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Several arrested in drug probe
by Jebb Johnston
The Corinth Narcotics Unit made four arrests stemming from investigation of alleged drug activity. Those charged are: • James Nicholas Wilburn, 39, of Rienzi, possession of methamphetamine • Kenji Harris, 18, of Memphis, possession of cocaine • Timothy Scott, 34, of Cruise Street, Corinth, possession of methamphetamine • Lionel Staton, 31, of Hunter Lane, Corinth, possession of methamphetamine ...
Students enjoy summer fun
Kossuth and Alcorn Central elementary school students recently had fun at the Alcorn School District’s Summer Fun Camps. Students participated in Science experiments, art and physical education activities. Instructor Steve Shaw even helped ACES students write, direct and video a TV commercial. Students also enjoyed learning how to make (and eating) ice cream. Teachers were excited to teach fun ...
Jacinto set for July 4 festival
by Jebb Johnston
While the Jacinto Festival often hangs its hat on notoriety for political speaking, this off-year for local politics will find more emphasis on the pleasures of a small-town festival. The Jacinto Courthouse will open its doors to the public on Monday as the traditions of the annual July 4 event return to the grounds with food, arts and crafts, inflatables for the kids, and a little taste of pol...
Kindergartners fare well on assessment
by Zack Steen
Local kindergarteners are ready to enter the first grade, according to the latest round of test results from the Kindergarten Readiness Assessment and Mississippi STAR Early Literacy exam. Average test scores from kindergarteners in both the Alcorn and Corinth school districts were above state average. The test given in both the fall and spring of the 2015-16 school year provides parents, teach...
Easom hosts Gatsby gala
Borrowing a page from F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “ The Great Gatsby,” the Easom Outreach Foundation’s ...
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People of the Crossroads — Oli...
Tishomingo County High School drum major Olivia Bobo has been devoted to the band since fifth gra...
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Hardin County man drowns on Pi...
BRUTON BRANCH, Tenn. – The second drowning of the year on Pickwick Lake happened this past weeken...
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Defendants enter pleas in circ...
A number of individuals entered guilty pleas last week in Alcorn County Circuit Court. As a new t...
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Slugburger shirts arrive
The 2016 Slugburger Festival t-shirts arrived last week, and Main Street Director Brent Johnson s...
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Water main break closes North ...
Workers with Corinth Gas & Water faced stormy conditions as they fixed a water main break on Nort...
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People of the Crossroads — Cod...
Cody Daniel is settling in nicely as head librarian at the Corinth Library. Daniel took over the ...
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Hardin chamber director finds ...
SAVANNAH, Tenn. — The Hardin County Chamber of Commerce’s new executive director, Marilee Harriso...
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Corinthian gets seven press aw...
The Daily Corinthian has been named one of the best small daily newspapers in the state. The DC c...
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Combined bus routes will save ...
The Alcorn School District will save around $38,000 by combining three bus routes. Director of Tr...
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Local libraries brace for cuts
Operations are “bare-bones” at the Northeast Regional Library as they brace for state funding cut...
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Local graduation rates increase
Corinth city schools placed among the top-10 in the state and Alcorn County schools reported an i...
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Sports
Pat Summitt, winningest D...
by The Associated Press
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Pat Summitt put women's basketball on her back, breaking down barriers with her indomitable spirit and demanding respect for female athletes on her way ...
CWS, swimming on collisio...
by The Associated Press
OMAHA, Neb. --The College World Series and U.S. swimming trials have coexisted nicely this week. That might not be the case if Omaha hosts the trials again in 2020. The eve...
Ryan, coach and master of...
by The Associated Press
Buddy Ryan took a back seat to no one. Neither did his fierce defenses that won two Super Bowls. The pugnacious coach and defensive mastermind whose twin sons have been suc...
AC claims NEMCABB Regional
by H. Lee Smith II
Turns out pitching and defense are keys to victory in the "off season". A month-and-a-half after being eliminated from the Class 3A ...
Durant, Anthony lead USA basketball roster


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NEW YORK -- Kyrie Irving took one last shot on the flight home from the NBA Finals, hoping LeBron James would play in the Olympics. ...
Bryant first with 3 HR, 2 doubles


by The Associated Press
CINCINNATI -- Kris Bryant became the first major leaguer to hit three homers and two doubles in a game, and Jake Arrieta added a sol...
Kossuth champs ink with Northeast
by H. Lee Smith II
Northeast Mississippi Community College didn’t have to travel too far to land four multiple state champions. Kossuth High School pro...
Arizona forces CWS bracket final rematch


by The Associated Press
OMAHA, Neb. -- For the first time in a long time, Oklahoma State's pitching looked vulnerable. Arizona collected 14 hits Friday agai...
Opinion
After Brexit, a Trump pat...
by Pat Buchanan
Some of us have long predicted the breakup of the European Union. The Cousins appear to have just delivered the coup de grace. While Scotland and Northern Ireland voted to ...
Kris' birthday coming down
by Rheta Johnson
FISHTRAP HOLLOW – As soon as the heat dropped below 90 degrees one recent late afternoon – about 7 o'clock, really – I moved the CD player to the front porch, adjusted the ...
The fraud goes on
by Thomas Sowell
Last week the Supreme Court of the United States voted that President Obama exceeded his authority when he granted exemptions from the immigration laws passed by Congress. ...
Britain to EU: Good riddance
by Cal Thomas
Maybe it was those college courses on the history of Europe that soured me on the idea of a united continent. How could a conglomera...
Learn from 1964 Klan murder case
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – After 52 years, the announcement of the closing of the investigation of the murders of three civil rights workers in Ne...
Brexit earthquake hits Britain
by Michael Barone
Earthquakes seldom hit the British Isles. But one did late Thursday night and early Friday morning, as the constituency returns star...
A blow against government
by Rich Lowry
Critics of Donald Trump worry what would happen if a man with little regard for the Constitution and a willingness to impose his per...
Hood, Reeves could headline 2019 race
by Jeff Amy
JACKSON — The closing weeks of June have brought the first previews of what could be Mississippi's 2019 race for governor — Jim Hood...
Crossroads
Wisdom comes with age
by Lora Ann Huff
Don’t we learn a lot as we grow older and realize life is harder than we thought it would be when we launched on our journey? Everything does not flow like the story book t...
Annual Washington Youth T...
by Stacy Jones
Every June since the late 1950s, almost 50,000 rising high school seniors across America have had the opportunity to participate in the annual National Rural Electric Coope...
Does anyone remember Lewi...
by Mark Boehler
Does anyone else miss Lewis Gizzard, one of the greatest humor newspaper columnists who ever lived? On a trip to South Georgia a couple of years ago, somehow I managed to t...
God's love is the answer
by Lora Ann Huff
As all the scenes of pain and sorrow have filled the TV screen since the weekend, I keep remembering all the other times in past yea...
Balance of busyness and idleness increase brain power, productivity
by Stacy Jones
According to an NPR story from last week, “busy people” tend to retain sharper memory as they age. If that tidbit is true, then I sh...
Americans should pause to remember the fallen
by Lora Ann Huff
Spring is fading and it’s time for Memorial Day again, the day when we Americans should pause and remember those who, throughout our...
End of school year, commencement are bittersweet
by Stacy Jones
Another end of a year has come. No, it’s not the end of a calendar year, but anyone involved in education will know the time referen...
Be thankful for good memories of children
by Lora Ann Huff
My husband and I were married five years before having our first child. Actually we were concerned that we might remain childless, b...
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