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Office open for absentee voting next two Saturdays
by Jebb Johnston
With two weeks to go until the special congressional election, extra hours are coming up for absentee voting. All county circuit clerk’s offices will open the next two Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon for those who want to vote by absentee in the 13-candidate race to succeed the late Alan Nunnelee in the U.S. House of Representatives for the First Congressional District. Saturday, May 9, will be t...
Benefit raises over 16K for shelter
by Zack Steen
The Corinth-Alcorn Animal Shelter’s first large scale fundraiser has been deemed a success. Volunteer director Charlotte Doehner said Saturday’s gun raffle and fish fry fundraiser held at the American Legion building should net the shelter more than $16,000 once all gun and supply invoices have been paid. “It is by far the largest fundraiser we have ever done,” said Doehner. “We are all forever...
Allen prepares to step down
Once a teacher, always a teacher. As Northeast Mississippi Community College President Dr. Johnny...
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Unemployment rates decrease
Unemployment rates continued to moderate in March with decreases at the state and local level. Al...
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10K race fills up
Time is up. All 1,500 spots in the 34th Annual Corinth Coca-Cola Classic 10K have been filled. Th...
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Revision protects downtown trees
Almost 100 years ago, some Corinthians dug up young oak trees from the Bridge Creek bottom to pla...
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Motorists now using Kendrick R...
Traffic is moving again on the Kendrick Road bridge that has been under construction at the state...
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Sports
Kossuth, BHS win series o...
by H. Lee Smith II
Carleigh Mills gave up her usual first-inning run. And continuing the norm, she threw goose eggs on the scoreboard the rest of the way. Kossuth (15-3-2) scored in four of t...
AC reaches state semis
by H. Lee Smith II
Alcorn Central took care of Mooreville this time around. After falling to the Troopers and Lady Troopers in the second round of the Class 3A State Tennis Tournament last se...
Prep Baseball
Class 3A Playoffs Game 3 Nettleton 7, Alcorn Central 6 Central 001 110 3 -- 6 7 3 Nettleton 000 311 1 -- 7 8 4 WP: Jordan Smith. LP: Justin Pickle (5-2). Multple hits: (C) ...
Corinth sweeps, Kossuth postponed
by H. Lee Smith II
The Corinth Lady Warriors started a new winning streak in style. The No. 3 seed from Division 1-4A, moved into the first round of th...
KHS sweeps, AC, Corinth postponed
by H. Lee Smith II
The only local nine that could win their opening-round series on Friday, did just that. Two-time defending champion Kossuth took a s...
Craven earns state golf bid
by H. Lee Smith II
Corinth will be represented in the state golf match. While the Warriors golf team finished 29 strokes back of second-place Amory to ...
Kossuth, Corinth open play-in series with wins
by H. Lee Smith II
Going from first to third on the last day of the fast-pitch softball regular season didn’t stop Corinth and Kossuth. The two Alcorn ...
Kossuth lone Game 1 winner
by H. Lee Smith II
The two-time defending Class 3A champions got out of the gate early. Garison Lathrop tossed the first five innings to get the win, a...
Opinion
Twice rejected by state v...
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – Republican state Sen. Chris McDaniel and his United Conservatives Fund followers wants Mississippi voters to reconsider the old notion of term limits – somethi...
Was 2007 a flexion point?
by Michael Barone
"I would bet on globalization slowly being in abeyance," tech entrepreneur Peter Thiel said in a video interview with George Mason University economist Tyler Cowen. "I thin...
Initiative process comple...
by Emily Wagster Pettus
JACKSON — A conservative group announced last week that it will try to put a term-limits amendment on the Mississippi ballot, but history shows there's a good chance the pr...
Bryant's bill veto is a big deal
by Wyatt Emmerich
Governor Phil Bryant is proving to be quite the champion of transparency in government. This week he vetoed a local bill simply beca...
Politicized prosecution run amok in Wisconsin
by Rich Lowry
The knock on the door in the dead of night is the stuff of "Darkness at Noon," and of the state of Wisconsin. To the question of whe...
Flunking civics should no longer be an option
by Cal Thomas
"Don't know much about history" – Sam Cooke It's an old joke, but one that is a commentary on our times. A pollster asks: "What do y...
Hillary is true to her selfie
by Roger Simon
Sen. Rand Paul steps off the low stage and into the crowd. He is wearing a white shirt, a red tie, no jacket and bluejeans. He looks...
America needs clarity in the Middle East
by Ben Carson
For much of the past century, America has embodied, both in word and in deed, a commitment to freedom and democracy that has improve...
Crossroads
Disappearing Delta juke j...
by Satcy Jones
American literary and jazz critic Albert Murray said the following of the juke joint: “The juke joint, the honky tonk, and the ballroom also represent one more thing, anthr...
Dented Bucket
by Lora Ann Huff
Several years ago a friend forwarded a story that might in some way help our thought process when it comes to some of the things we experience in our imperfect world. I sha...
Two liars try to discover...
by Terry Burns
True Story, R, ***1/2 James Franco, Jonah Hill, Felicity Jones, Director Rupert Goold, Regency Enterprises, Length 100 minutes. Michael Finkel (Jonah Hill) is a reporter fo...
Life and death of Lincoln assassin 150 years ago offers fascination
by Stacy Jones
This week public radio has featured stories of Lincoln assassin John Wilkes Booth. To my recollection, the man who shot Lincoln in t...
Friendship
by Lora Ann Huff
A friend since college days sent an e-mail devotional this week about the importance of having special friends in our lives – maybe ...
Time keeps on slipping into the future
by Terry Burns
Danny Collins, R, *****Plus, Al Pacino, Annette Bening, Jennifer Garner, Christopher Plummer, Bobby Cannavale, Glselle, Giselle Eise...
Easter Memories
by Lora Ann Huff
It’s Easter again and, as always, my mind is flooded with memories of times past. I’ve shared before about the many reasons I love s...
Teaching profession sometimes involves skill of juggling
by Stacy Jones
I say for those who do not know: teaching is work. This week has been especially taxing for me as a teacher. I told someone that I’m...
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Corinth Police Captain Landon Tucker and officer Chad Harville look over the wrecked Mercury Grand Marquis sedan near Gaylean Road and U.S. 72. Two shooting victims inside the vehicle where trying to get to the hospital.
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