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Sales and tourism tax near flat results
Sales tax and tourism tax results continue to hover around a flat trajectory as the fiscal year heads into the final quarter. Sales tax diversions returned to cities at mid-June trended downward statewide, including Corinth. The city’s diversion of $515,366.88 is down by 5.1 percent, or about $27,000, from a year earlier. The latest diversion reflects sales activity that occurred in April. Amon...
Community needs fundraising 'FUEL' for program
by L.A. Story
KOSSUTH — Money is the fuel needed to power FUEL. Kossuth Methodist Church will be launching the Operation Back To School in July, and the after school FUEL (Forever, Unending, Eternal Love) program to help area children. These programs are free, but they need money to “fuel” these programs. Kossuth Methodist Church is hosting a community-wide yard sale and craft fair on Saturday, July 15, begi...
Alcorn man wanted for robbery arrested in Burnsville
A Glen man wanted in connection with an armed robbery and other felony charges in Lee County was arrested in Burnsville on Friday. The suspect, identified by the Lee County Sheriff’s Department as David Todd Johnson, 48, was wanted for armed robbery, kidnapping, burglary of a dwelling and felony taking of a vehicle. He was on probation with the Mississippi Department of Corrections and had left...
Road closures coming with Five Points construction
by Jebb Johnston
The second portion of the Five Points intersection upgrade enters the major construction phase in the coming week, making detours necessary. Alcorn County is encouraging motorists to plan now for alternate routes to avoid the intersection of Kendrick, Henderson, Pittman and Farmington Baptist Church Roads. The detour signs which have been posted for several weeks at Harper and Shiloh are in con...
Local church reaches out with ...
See a need — fill a need. One local church takes this philosophy on as a mission and their latest...
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Alliance opens downtown office
“This is for you,” said Clayton Stanley, as he addressed the crowd gathered in front of The Allia...
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Board to
 consider
 zoning
 ch...
Several requests for zoning changes will get hearings before the Corinth Board of Mayor and Alder...
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Tourism board approves advance...
The Corinth Area Convention and Visitors Bureau Tourism Board approved a $2,500 advance for the u...
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'Shot of adrenaline' — Bishop ...
A donation of $2,500 from Commerce Bank helped push the E.S. Bishop Park project a little closer ...
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Tishomingo County escapees cau...
IUKA — After a week on the run, two Tishomingo County escaped inmates were caught Tuesday night i...
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The Alliance 
gets new look
The Alliance is getting a new look. The economic and industrial development arm of the county wil...
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Event raises over $31K for wor...
GIFT — It seems the “Big Chicken” down in the community known as Gift Bottom, brings out the best...
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Man sentenced for child exploi...
BOONEVILLE – Attorney General Jim Hood announced on Tuesday the sentencing of 46-year-old Brian M...
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Traffic accident claims second...
A community already grieving one death received another blow on Sunday morning as last week’s wre...
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Boys and Girls Club hosts day ...
A traditional open house for the Boys and Girls Club of Corinth has now expanded into a “Fun Day”...
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Jacinto readies annual festival
With no elections coming up this year, the delights of an old-fashioned Southern festival will be...
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Sports
Coming Up This Week
by the Daily Corinthian
Coming up this week in the Daily Corinthian sports pages Kent’s Corner will take a closer look at what Ole Miss football fans should be thinking on Tuesday and then we’ll c...
Sports Shorts
by the Daily Corinthian
•The Mississippi Baseball Record Book is once again for sale at $10 a copy. Send checks to Diamonds By Smillie, 3159 Kendrick Road, Corinth, MS, 38834. The book is loaded w...
Latest Plaza Lanes Results
by the Daily Corinthian
Here are the latest results from the Summer Fun League at Plaza Lanes in Corinth. (Summer Fun League: Week of 06/22) Hillbilly Three...
Local Schedule
by the Daily Corinthian
June 26-June 28 NEMCABB Championships, New Albany, Ms. **Only area team games listed. Tournament is single-elimination** Monday, Jun...
Sports Shorts
by the Daily Corinthian
•The Mississippi Baseball Record Book is once again for sale at $10 a copy. Send checks to Diamonds By Smillie, 3159 Kendrick Road, ...
Park Tournament Postponed
by the Daily Corinthian
The USA/USFA Youth NIT softball championships scheduled for this weekend at the 5-plex at Crossroads Regional Park have been postpon...
Opinion
Navy is critical to natio...
by Sen. Roger Wicker
The Navy’s new requirement for a 355-ship battle fleet has earned the attention of Congress. As chairmen of the congressional subcommittees that oversee seapower issues, Re...
Mississippi LGBT law face...
by Emily Wagster Pettus
JACKSON (AP) — Mississippi is in for a long court fight over constitutional questions about its law dealing with religious objections to same-sex marriage. Legislators in 2...
The outlook after the spe...
by Michael Barone
The victory of Republican Karen Handel in the special election in Georgia's 6th Congressional District on Tuesday has discouraged Democrats and encouraged Republicans. Demo...
We must return to decency
by Rep. Jay Hughes
On June 9, 1954, Senator Joe McCarthy’s constant personal attacks and character assassination of many good Americans was brought to ...
We have met the enemy
by Ray Mosby
“Hello, darkness, my old friend. I’ve come to talk with you again...” — Paul Simon   ROLLING FORK — I sometimes think the best metap...
The Pelosi era is passing
by Pat Buchanan
In the first round of the special election for the House seat in Georgia's Sixth District, 30-year-old Jon Ossoff swept 48 percent. ...
Nation obsessed with ticketing moms
by Lenore Skenazy
A Nebraska woman taking her niece out of the SUV recently was shocked when the wind blew the door shut, locking her keys and the chi...
Sinking feeling in Puerto Rico
by Cal Thomas
"Puerto Rico, my heart's devotion. Let it sink back in the ocean." -- West Side Story The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico is drowning. T...
Crossroads
Beloved poem encourages f...
by Lora Ann Huff
This week I was flipping through a book of poems written by Helen Steiner Rice and published in 1976 by Guideposts. One particular poem jumped out at me because the words s...
Sometimes you just have t...
by Lora Ann Huff
…So what do you do when you’re headed toward the top of a hill on a narrow street and read the sign that says “Dead End” – and you’re pulling a 16’ livestock trailer and yo...
Organizing, packing light...
by Stacy Jones
One of the most exciting parts of a trip is the journey; however, one of the most difficult parts is the packing. It starts for me, of course, with a detailed list of items...
Passing on the old ways
by Lora Ann Huff
The other day I pinned two thick bath towels on my outdoor clothesline since my load of laundry was too much for the clothes dryer. ...
Beloved hymn has a special meaning
by Lora Ann Huff
Don’t you wonder at times about the origin of some of the old hymns of the Christian church? What event or thoughts brought the writ...
There is a purpose to life
by Lora Ann Huff
Most of us have had those days or moments when we see what some call the “circle of life” and wondered what it all means – what’s th...
Neighborhood theater operator presides over local movie scene
by Stacy Jones
Some people enjoy just going to the movies, but not Rene Brunet. Owner of the Prytania Theater, Louisiana’s only single-screen movie...
Going green in 2017
by Lora Ann Huff
Readers have probably heard the story about the older woman’s encounter with a young grocery store clerk who was promoting the reusa...
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