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ALCORN COUNTY PRIMARY ELECTION RESULTS
17 of 17 precincts reporting with absentees - UNOFFICIAL DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY • GOVERNOR Robert Gray - 3768 Valerie Adream Smartt Short - 787 Vicki Slater - 1612 • LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR Jelani Barr - 967 Tim Johnson - 5144 • DISTRICT ATTORNEY Arch Bullard - 7113 Paul Gault - 1137 • STATE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES DISTRICT 3 Lauren Childers - 440 Jimmy Wayne Russell - 248 • SHERIFF Ned Cregeen - 441 ...
Supervisors table Second District appointment
by Jebb Johnston
County supervisors are taking some time to think about who will follow Dal Nelms as representative for the Second District. The Board of Supervisors on Monday acknowledged the resignation letter from the former supervisor and tabled action until the next meeting on naming a replacement. Because it is less than six months from the end of the current term, the law allows the board to appoint a pe...
Local teachers tour industries
It was a day of excitement and educational fun as Alcorn County instructors gathered in the Bigge...
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Reception honors new NE president
Ricky Ford is getting the official welcome. The Alcorn County style. The Alliance, City of Corint...
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County will keep inmate workers
The Alcorn County Board of Supervisors has decided to keep the inmates who have been in the now-c...
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Higher turnout expected for pr...
The first round of election 2015 is set to begin. Election holders are making final preparations ...
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Open Market bringing new life ...
New life has been pumped into one of Corinth’s long time businesses. SOCO District business partn...
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Sports
Dombrowski out as Tigers'...
by Noah Trister
DETROIT — Dave Dombrowski is out as president and general manager of the Detroit Tigers, ending a run of nearly 14 seasons in which he helped turn the franchise from an aft...
South Carolina newcomers ...
by Pete Iacobelli
COLUMBIA, S.C. — New defensive tackle Ulric Jones can't wait to make an impact at South Carolina. And he's not the only one as the Gamecocks open practice Tuesday. Jones, a...
Pryor more confident of s...
by Tom Withers
BEREA, Ohio — Terrelle Pryor took the handoff, set his feet and unloaded a deep pass that fluttered, floated and somehow landed in Travis Benjamin's hands for a touchdown. ...
SEC spares no expense in hiring coordinators
by John Zenor
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama coach Nick Saban and his staff always devote some offseason time to studying new offensive and defensive ...
Oher not a big fan of 'The Blind Side'
by Steve Reed
SPARTANBURG, S.C. — When people first meet Michael Oher naturally they want to ask him about the 2009 hit movie "The Blind Side," wh...
Aggies, Lions expected big turnout
by H. Lee Smith II
A little more for the maroons. Kossuth High School and Biggersville High School will open preseason football camp on Monday in prepa...
Warriors open preseason camp Monday
by H. Lee Smith II
By this time next week, Doug Jones will be preparing for Corinth High School’s Black and Red Scrimmage. But first things, first. Jon...
Mets get Cespedes at trade deadline
by The Associated Press
NEW YORK -- The Mets finally landed the bat they were looking for in Yoenis Cespedes just ahead of Friday's trade deadline, and Cole...
Opinion
Killing Cecil
by Rich Lowry
"Until the lion tells his side of the story, the tale of the hunt will always glorify the hunter." – African proverb On the ledger of global outrages, the killing of Cecil ...
The core of heritage is e...
by Charlie Mitchell
OXFORD — Quick: Name a Mississippi public university named for a slave-owning Confederate general. If you said, “Alcorn,” you’re right. The Lorman school dates to 1871. It ...
Documented irresponsibili...
by Thomas Sowell
People who entered the United States illegally may be called "undocumented" in politically correct circles, but what is all too well documented is the utter irresponsibilit...
Debates vs. debates
by Cal Thomas
WARWICK, England – When it comes to debates the Oxford Union, which bills itself as the "world's most prestigious debating society,"...
Jason Oliver lived a rich and triumphant life
by Sid Salter
PHILADELPHIA – During the Neshoba County Fair – a time reserved for family, fun and politics – I received some news that cast a long...
Is America entering a New Victorian Era?
by Michael Barone
Forty-seven years ago, the musical "Hair" opened on Broadway. Elderly mavens – the core theater audience then, unlike the throngs of...
The fact-free left: Part II
by Thomas Sowell
There is no way to know what is going on in someone else's mind. But sometimes their behavior tells you more than their words. The p...
Could Trump win?
by Pat Buchanan
The American political class has failed the country, and should be fired. That is the clearest message from the summer surge of Bern...
Crossroads
Teaching is a labor of love
by Lora Ann Huff
With the new school year just around the corner, I’m feeling sorry for the small children who will soon be getting into the routine of bus rides, long days in the classroom...
Quotes recalled from 1957
by Lora Ann Huff
The Corinth area lost two good men this week. I thought it quite ironic that Ralph Hurley and Leon Fields went home so close to the same time. Both are well known in our ar...
Novel's publication raise...
by Stacy Jones
Today I am driving through Alabama on my way to a wedding this week in Florida. I am sure that today, Tuesday, July 14, 2015, is somewhat of a special day in Alabama, but I...
Americans and Christians need a discerning spirit
by Lora Ann Huff
Someone mentioned the word “discernment” the other day, and that was the exact word I had been thinking about lately. At this moment...
Crossroads’ slugburger tradition carries history, nostalgia
by Stacy Jones
It is possible these days, in the time of modern technology, to open the Yelp app on a smartphone or visit Yelp.com on the web and s...
Film about loving, learning rates five-plus stars
by Terry Burns
I’ll See You in My Dreams, PG13, *****Plus, Blythe Danner, Martin Starr, Sam Elliott, Director Bret Haley, Two Flints Production Co....
Professor’s controversial tweets raise interesting questions
by Stacy Jones
Be careful what you rant about on social media—at least if you have a job subject to public scrutiny. Such appeared to be the case f...
Faith remains through cancer fight
by Lora Ann Huff
Everyone has a story – and several members of our Sunday School class have had extraordinary health issues for the past few years th...
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Recent images from the Crossroads
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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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