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Mckewen auction includes historic items
by For Daily Corinthian
When health issues affected both Joe and Doris McKewen late last fall, it became clear their photography studio must be sold and its contents moved. A formidable feat loomed, but with the help of lifelong friends and fans of the couple, it was accomplished. Joe’s 56 years of priceless negatives were packed (along with an entire building of memorabilia, props and furniture), moved, and stored, a...
Highway Opens
by For Daily Corinthian
A Prentiss Countian killed in action during World War II will have a portion of Highway 364 named in his memory and all World War II veterans have a special invitation to attend the ceremony. The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) has announced the “Oliver Wendell Pinson Memorial Highway” dedication ceremony has been scheduled for 10 a.m., Friday, July 11, in Cairo. The dedication ...
Blues Fest Comes to arena
Crossroads Arena is getting the blues. "An Evening of the Blues" – starring folk-funk creator Bob...
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Local drives held for blood
The same stream of life that runs through my veins night and day runs through the world and dance...
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Facebook post leads to shooting
Police say a possible dispute over a social media posting led to a man being shot in Corinth on W...
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Center gets funds to finish su...
With $6,000 from United Way, Project Attention will finish out its summer program. The board of d...
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Project Attention faces early ...
With all of its funding spent, Project Attention is set to shut down two weeks ahead of the sched...
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Sports
Plaza Lanes Bowling Leagues
by H. Lee Smith II
Results from recent bowling league action at Plaza Bowling Lanes. Summer Fun 7-10 Sweeter Than Yoo-Hoo 22-6 Women’s Lib 20-8 Howell Inc. 17-11 Justice League 16.5-11.5 Fami...
Northeast athletes rewrit...
by Blake D. Long
BOONEVILLE -- Supporters of Northeast Mississippi Community College’s nine intercollegiate sports programs once again had plenty of reasons to cheer for the Lady Tigers and...
Southern Miss AD talks ab...
by The Associated Press
HATTIESBURG -- Ever since Bill McGillis was hired as athletic director at Southern Miss, he's made it clear that several facilities on the Hattiesburg campus need to be add...
Park team headed to state tournament
by H. Lee Smith II
The Dixie Youth Mississippi championship is there for the locals taking. They just need a little help getting there. The Corinth/Alc...
President calls for 'scholarships for life'
by The Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- NCAA President Mark Emmert told a Senate committee Wednesday he supports "scholarships for life" and other reforms in ...
Argentina reaches World Cup final
by The Associated Press
SAO PAULO -- Goalkeeper Sergio Romero saved two penalties Wednesday to send Argentina into the World Cup final with a 4-2 shootout w...
Wilcher named Player of the Year
by H. Lee Smith II
Kossuth’s Jacob Wilcher earned top billing in the annual Daily Journal All-Area Baseball Team. The incoming junior was named Player ...
Scolari apologizes for Brazil's failure
by The Associated Press
BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil -- Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari apologized to fans for failing to lead the host to the World Cup final, s...
Opinion
Worried about partisan pu...
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE -- The never-ending story that Mississippi’s Republican U.S. Senate primary has become has raised the issue of the desirability of partisan purity in elections i...
Constitution, not illegal...
by Cal Thomas
The cab driver taking me to the Washington Nationals baseball game on July 4 is from Bangladesh. I ask him how he got here. He said his father "won the immigration lottery"...
Events closing in on the ...
by Dick Morris
The worst day in Barack Obama's life may have been the day he won a second term. Increasingly, he is the captive of events, which his own policies have set in motion, that ...
Better than Obamacare: Health savings accounts
by Ben Carson
It's fortunate the Supreme Court of the United States saw it fit last week to rule that corporations could not be coerced into cover...
Obama’s border crisis
by Rich Lowry
It's hard to imagine a more apt summation of the lunatic state of the nation's immigration debate than the split screen over the pas...
If Baghdad falls, will a lesson finally be learned?
by Roger Simon
The lesson of Vietnam is that we refuse to learn any lessons from Vietnam. Even to dare mention the lesson of Vietnam is to risk pai...
Impeachment, a bridge too far
by Pat Buchanan
Increasingly, across this city, the "I" word is being heard. Impeachment is being brought up by Republicans outraged over Barack Oba...
Racial differences are real but no cause for discrimination
by Michael Barone
"New analyses of the human genome establish that human evolution has been recent, copious and regional," writes Nicholas Wade in his...
Crossroads
Receiving God’s message t...
by Gary Andrews
I am a fan of gospel music and I really enjoy the Gaithers and all of the old time singers coming together to perform. I have only seen them once in person and I sat in the...
Keepsakes help keep memor...
by Lora Ann Huff
This week I came across an article I wrote many years ago, and in order to keep the memory of a couple of special folks from our community alive, I wish to reprint portions...
One of Corinth’s newest b...
by Stacy Jones
Corinth has its own three-piece jazz ensemble. And while “jazz ensemble” may not be the most exact moniker for the trio, they do incorporate a number of jazz standards in t...
‘Freedom Summer’ anniversary should honor sacrifices for the common good
by Stacy Jones
A platitude often repeated in small Southern towns pertains to a wistful yearning to return to “easier” times. However, this idyllic...
It’s important to stay on the right track
by Gary Andrews
Living in a town where trains pass through each day, I am going to be caught at a crossing sitting and waiting for all of these cars...
Does pride really come before every fall? At times it seems so
by Cathy Wood
I’m not sure if pride goes before a fall – for me it’s usually talking on the phone while holding a coffee cup and avoiding one or b...
Fascination with Sherlock Holmes is pure 'elementary'
by Carol Humphreys
I realize Sherlock Holmes’ aficionados may be offended, but I thoroughly enjoyed Hollywood’s adaptation of the famous 19th century d...
Good barbecue has boundaries, remains sacred matter
by Stacy Jones
If good barbecue were a hurricane, the eye of it would be located in Memphis, Tennessee. I’m convinced that an invisible perimeter r...
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Recent photos from the Crossroads
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Mother and daughter, Janessa and Sara Gibbs, return to where "Baby Jane Doe" was found almost 18 years ago.
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