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Locals plan day of prayer observance
by Steve Beavers
“When the righteous cry for help, the Lord hears and delivers them out of all their troubles.” – Psalm 34:17 The 65th Annual National Day of Prayer is taking a patriotic approach on Thursday at the Alcorn County Courthouse. “Our focus this year will be the presidential election,” said Bobby Capps with Crosswind Ministry. “We will take the national prayers from the Bible of how people like David...
Students take learning journey downtown
by Steve Beavers
A journey of learning. A group of North Corinth Christian Academy students climbed onboard for just that last week. Students in Margaret Houpt's 2nd, 3rd and 4th grade classes hopped on the Corinth Trolley for a five-hour trek through downtown Corinth. One place the group visited was the Crossroads Museum. Museum director Brandy Steen sent the group on a scavenger hunt in the museum before lead...
Performer 'Freddie Boy' Burns dies at 102
by Jebb Johnston
When Freddie Burns died last week at the age of 102, he took several books worth of history with him. A Pickin’ on the Square favorite during his time in Corinth, Burns — known to many as “Freddie Boy” — died Thursday at an assisted living facility in Selmer, Tenn. Funeral services for the Booneville native are set for 2 p.m. Friday at Forrest Hill East Funeral Home in Memphis, Tenn. A talented...
County schools hold registration
by Zack Steen
Parents will get another chance this week to register their children for the upcoming school year. The Alcorn School District will host a district-wide pre-kindergarten and kindergarten registration on Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Alcorn Central Elementary School, Biggersville Elementary School and Kossuth Elementary School. Registration is more important than ever as the school distric...
Runners honored for contributi...
Nathan Hall already has his running attire planned for the 35th Corinth Coca-Cola Classic 10K. Th...
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People of the Crossroads — Bil...
Billy Harbin loves to climb trees. He is the sole owner and operator of Pickwick Tree Service. He...
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MDOC makes delayed payments; c...
The Mississippi Department of Corrections recently caught up on some delayed monthly reimbursemen...
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Blitz calls for railroad safety
See tracks? Think train. Norfolk Southern employees were present at two downtown Corinth railroad...
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Bascomb named veterans service...
The Alcorn County Board of Supervisors tapped a new leader for the veterans service office. Jill ...
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Welcome Center hosts travel ap...
Continuing their celebration of National Tourism Week, the Alcorn County Welcome Center will host...
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Bags bring tears of joy from p...
Bringing joy to others, local churches and businesses have come together to create gift bags for ...
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Severe storm hits McNairy County
SELMER, Tenn. -- A Sunday afternoon severe thunderstorm left damage across a path in Selmer. The ...
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People of the Crossroads — Joh...
Johnny Southward is working to make Iuka a better place to live. Currently in his 11th year as a ...
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West Clinic receives gift bags...
Bringing joy to others, local churches and businesses have come together to create gift bags for ...
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Selmer hit hard by flooding, wind
SELMER, Tenn. -- Parts of McNairy County was hit hard Sunday afternoon after a line of strong thu...
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Effort encourages train safety
See tracks? Think train. Norfolk Southern employees were present at two downtown Corinth railroad...
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Sports
KHS, CHS baseball clubs a...
by H. Lee Smith II
Alcorn County is guaranteed a spot in the state semifinals. Kossuth and Corinth each came away with wins on Tuesday to advance in to the third round of the Mississippi High...
CHS girls tied for 5th in...
by H. Lee Smith II
The Corinth High School girls’ golf team made the most of its first appearance in state competition. Fielding a full team for the first time, the Division 2 Class II runner...
Big 12 ponders expansion;...
by RALPH D. RUSSO
The Big 12 presidents will consider in the coming weeks whether the league should expand, leaving the American Athletic Conference on guard for the possibility of one or mo...
Deciding games pushed back
by H. Lee Smith II
Alcorn Central is in the third round. Corinth and Kossuth will go at it again today to extend their seasons in the Mississippi High ...
Warriors still hopeful to get Curry back

by The Associated Press
OAKLAND, Calif. — Stephen Curry was expected back on the court for more light shooting Monday to test his sprained right knee, still...
Last-place Braves make 7 moves
by The Associated Press

NEW YORK — The last-place Atlanta Braves reshuffled their roster Monday night, making seven moves while trying to boost a punchless...
Aggies sweep 1-3A hoops honors
by H. Lee Smith II
The Kossuth Aggies late run in the 2015-16 season gave them their first division title since 2000. It also gave them a sweep of the ...
Chiefs take MSU’s Jones in 2nd round
by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs spent most of the first two days of the NFL draft stockpiling picks, but still found time ...
Opinion
‘Civility’ vs. ‘political...
by Charlie Mitchell
OXFORD — They are not the same. Never have been. One is truth-centered. The other is not. Early on in his run for the presidency, Donald Trump sought to explain or excuse h...
Republicans should have a...
by Michael Barone
The unexpected successes, forecast by almost no one 12 months ago, of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders in winning 40 percent and 42 percent in Republican and Democratic prim...
A little more leg
by Rheta Johnson
It's not enough that this has been one of the strangest years in presidential politics ever when you consider the candidates – a former first lady, a reality television sta...
The end of pieties
by Rich Lowry
When the Americans defeated the British at Yorktown, the surrendering British forces supposedly played "The World Turned Upside Down...
Are fantasy sports considered gambling?
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – Is everyone who plays fantasy sports a gambler? Of course not, just as not everyone who plays poker or blackjack is a g...
Court reverses 40 years of law on rape sentences
by Jeff Amy
JACKSON — Even the Mississippi Supreme Court gets to change its mind. And it did so in April, ruling that judges can sentence people...
At last, America is first
by Pat Buchanan
Whether the establishment likes it or not, and it evidently does not, there is a revolution going on in America. The old order in th...
Donald Trump isn't the ‘presumptive nominee'
by Michael Barone
Donald Trump has declared himself, after following up his New York win April 19 with victories in five other Northeastern states Tue...
Crossroads
Former teacher, friend le...
by Stacy Jones
I knew my friend and former teacher George Souders for 28 years, since I was 14 years old. Even after knowing someone for so long, sometimes it is hard to capture in words ...
Warren Williams – a value...
by Lora Ann Huff
For many years Warren Williams has been a valuable staple around Corinth. Working as a skilled auto mechanic and garage owner, he has served thousands of folks in our area....
National Library Week bri...
by Cody Daniel, Corinth Librarian
National Library Week at the Corinth Library was a wonderful time to reflect on how libraries transform. Indeed, as I mentioned previously, the national theme for this week...
Are we in dubious times?
by Lora Ann Huff
Lots of people have been saying how bad things are in this day and time and how they fear for their children’s and grandchildren’s f...
Abolitionist Tubman to replace President Jackson on new bill
by Stacy Jones
In the future, “Old Hickory” will be getting a new home. This past Wednesday, the U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew announced tha...
Graham's life is true story of faith
by Lora Ann Huff
Lately I’ve read some interesting things about Evangelist Billy Graham and marveled again at what an amazing spiritual leader he has...
Cronkite was a legend who heralded end of objective journalism
by Stacy Jones
In a 2015 article in the online publication ‘The Age,’ writer Jonathan Holmes stated, “Impartial journalism spells death for modern ...
Bill cloaks problems of poverty, lack of education
by Stacy Jones
This past week Mississippi made the national news after Governor Phil Bryant signed House Bill 1523 into law Tuesday. The bill is al...
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