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Call turns out to be false
Several units with the Corinth Police Department responded to Corinth High School just before 3 p.m. today. A third party call had informed the department that a 15-year-old female had a gun on campus. The call was found to be false as no gun was found on campus, according to Corinth Police Chief Ralph Dance.
Race Day: Coke 10K rolls out red carpet
by Steve Beavers
It’s more than just a run. The 35th Corinth Coca-Cola Classic 10K is a one-day festival to spotlight the community. The running of the 6.2-mile trek through downtown starts today at 8:20 a.m. with wheelchair competitors being sent out. Runners/walkers hit the course at 8:30 a.m. “We get to roll out the red carpet on the community,” said race founder Kenneth Williams. “The race not only represen...
Artist shares love of life, outdoors
by Jebb Johnston
Even after 50 years in front of the canvas, Margaret Patton is eager to learn new techniques. “I don’t think you ever quit learning when you are an artist,” she said. “If you think you know everything, then just hang up your brush.” The art gallery will host an opening with Patton on Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. for an exhibit running through May 28. Rural scenes with old pickups and barns are found...
Fund helps those stranded in area
by Jebb Johnston
With church safety currently a hot topic, the Corinth Welfare Association wants to remind local ministers of a resource available to assist transient individuals who need help. The Alcorn County Transient Fund can provide a night of lodging, up to $35 in gasoline and $5 in food for individuals who find themselves without a way. “This is good for all the churches to know, because they really do ...
Church will salute women on Mo...
WHEELER GROVE – Sunday will be all about mothers. May 8 is their day. Wheeler Grove Baptist Churc...
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1 injured, 1 arrested followin...
Corinth police charged a man with aggravated assault following a shooting earlier in the week. Ju...
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Pickup, 18-wheeler wreck slows...
Staff photo by Jebb Johnston | Emergency responders check the wreckage of a pickup truck that col...
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Native son brings flag back home
Covered in a black sheet, standing tall and shadowing over the crowded auditorium at the Corinth ...
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Community gathers for Day of P...
Shout it aloud, do not hold back. Raise your voice like a trumpet. – Isaiah 58:1A (NIV) It was an...
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Weekend features multiple events
A full slate of events await visitors to Corinth this weekend. The popular Green Market at the Co...
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People of the Crossroads - Rac...
Staff photo by Zack Steen | Oklahoma native Rachel Winters always knew she wanted to be a park ra...
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Boys and Girls Club celebrates...
An event honoring mothers is part of a busy Saturday lineup of events in Corinth. The Boys & Girl...
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Alcorn County inmates create riot
A potentially dangerous situation was quickly brought under control Tuesday night when 30 Alcorn ...
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City bans guns from city park
The accidental discharge of a firearm by a little league coach at Booneville’s city park has led ...
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Welcome Center rolls out red c...
It was a gorgeous, but windy Wednesday as employees and volunteers gathered in celebration of the...
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Officials pave the way for str...
Corinth will see some scattered street paving today through early next week. The work includes so...
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Sports
MCHS senior wants to be a...
by Jeff York
SELMER, Tenn. — A strong willed child knew what she wanted early in life and, now that she is a teenager, still has her plans laid out for her future. The idea of being a C...
With ban lifted, SEC coac...
by The Associated Press
Southeastern Conference coaches are ready to start participating in the satellite camps their league had wanted to eliminate nationwide. When the NCAA Division I Board of D...
Nyquist draws No. 13 post...
by The Associated Press
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Doug O'Neill was all smiles after early 3-1 favorite Nyquist drew the No. 13 post for the 142nd Kentucky Derby. The number with an unlucky reputation did...
KHS, CHS baseball clubs advance
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...
CHS girls tied for 5th in first forray
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 fi...
Big 12 ponders expansion; AAC on guard
by RALPH D. RUSSO
The Big 12 presidents will consider in the coming weeks whether the league should expand, leaving the American Athletic Conference o...
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...
Opinion
Not so fast, Mr. Trump
by Star Parker
The exchange between Senator Ted Cruz and Chuck Todd on "Meet the Press" last Sunday was possibly the most powerful and revealing of this whole presidential campaign. Cruz ...
Anti-Trump protesters do ...
by Rich Lowry
Donald Trump is lucky in his enemies. Every time leftist protesters disrupt one of his events or stage a riot outside, he benefits. They aren't on the Trump payroll, but th...
Franchise tax is poorly n...
by Wyatt Emmerich
I commend our state Legislature for several things: Finally ending the election of school supervisors, balancing the budget, expanding charter schools, and repealing the fr...
Whom to blame for the rise of Trump?
by Cal Thomas
Dr. Frankenstein created the monster that bore his name and if Dr. Jekyll had not conducted those experiments in his laboratory, Mr....
Why Russia resents us
by Pat Buchanan
Friday, a Russian SU-27 did a barrel roll over a U.S. RC-135 over the Baltic, the second time in two weeks. Also in April, the U.S. ...
What is economic power?
by Thomas Sowell
One of the problems with being a pessimist is that you can never celebrate when you are proven right. If what you want from politici...
‘Civility’ vs. ‘political correctness’ not best yardstick
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, Do...
Republicans should have adopted Democrats' rules
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 p...
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Mothers are treasures ful...
by Lora Ann Huff
This Sunday is Mother’s Day and I found something I used in my column almost ten years ago that I think will bring a smile to all of us. The quotes are not real but only im...
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 brings fun and memories to local library
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 prev...
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 ...
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