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Community yard sale benefits museum efforts
by Zack Steen
The fall version of the Daily Corinthian Community Yard Sale is shaping up to be a good one. The event may feature more individual yard sales on the grounds of the Corinth Depot than ever, according to event organizers. The fundraiser for the Crossroads Museum’s efforts to save a historic 1920s fire engine loaned by the City of Corinth is set for Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the C.A.R.E. H...
Ride for Wreaths to honor fallen heroes
by L.A. Story
Get the steel horses ready for the fifth annual Ride for Wreaths taking place Saturday. The annual Ride for Wreaths will line up at McPeters, Inc. Funeral Directors, located at 1951 East Third Street, in Corinth. Registration will be at 10 a.m. and kick stands will go up at 11 a.m. The cost is $15 per rider and $5 for a passenger. This cost includes lunch and a rocker and/or a patch. The rocker...
Corinth police investigate shooting
by Mark Boehler
The Corinth Police Department is investigating a Wednesday night shooting and a prime suspect remains in custody. Detective Heather Russell could not release the name of the suspect, but noted charges were expected to be filed on Thursday. The shooting happened about 10 p.m. Wednesday at 1311 Phillips Street. “There were multiple shots fired,” said Russell. “At least one round hit a vehicle.” T...
Accidental shooting leads to felony arrest
by Mark Boehler
A 40-year-old Hammond, La., man faces two felony charges after what turned out to be an accidental shooting over the weekend. Corinth Police Department Detective Heather Russell told the Daily Corinthian the suspect was Bernard Tillman of 1326 Estate Circle in Hammond, who was served the warrants shortly after he was released from Magnolia Regional Health Center about 3 p.m. Wednesday. Tillman ...
Suicide widow speaks out: Woma...
It has been almost six years, but the image is forever seared into her brain — the day Doris “Dee...
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Missing man's vehicle found
A Corinth family is waiting on results from the state crime lab after their missing relative’s ve...
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A Night to Howl at the Moon
Animal lovers will get a chance to howl under the moon for a good cause. The Corinth-Alcorn Anima...
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Memories from the Alcorn Count...
Get the Tuesday, Sept. 19, edition of the Daily Corinthian for more photos from the Alcorn County...
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Sheriff's office investigates ...
FARMINGTON — The Alcorn County Sheriff’s Department continues an investigation of the “suspicious...
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National honors: Corinth Coca-...
The Crossroads area can truly “have a Coke and a smile” as a locally based company recently recei...
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Not forgotten: Special ceremon...
Every action, word, song and prayer had meaning. America’s Prisoners of War (POW) and soldiers Mi...
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Symphony celebrates state's sp...
Gospel music and spirituals will be among the wide variety of musical selections this weekend as ...
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Victim identified in fatal car...
One person is dead following a head-on collision between an Alcorn School District bus and a car ...
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Peck excited about fair perfor...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Country music singer Danielle Peck said she is excited to come to Corinth to p...
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Alcorn County fair gets underway
Kids as young as five will take to the track this weekend at the Alcorn County Fair. “Some will b...
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Traffic stop leads to felony d...
A Corinth man faces a felony drug charge following a traffic stop. Johnny W. Austin, 72, of Count...
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Sports
Tennessee deer season ope...
by Special to the Daily Corinthian
NASHVILLE --- The 2017 deer archery-only hunting season opens statewide in Tennessee on Saturday, Sept. 23. The archery season dates in all five of the state’s deer hunting...
Sports Shorts
by the Daily Corinthian
Shiloh Ridge Hosting Outdoor Walking Club The Shiloh Ridge Athletic Club will be hosting an ‘Outdoor Walking Club’ twice a week until winter weather no longer permits. Ther...
Local Schedule
by the Daily Corinthian
Today HS Football/Week 6 Thrasher, Booneville (open) Corinth @ Kossuth, 7 (WXRZ) Ashland @ Biggersville, 7 Alcorn Central @ New Site, 7 Holly Springs @ Tishomingo County (H...
Area Roundup (part 2)
by the Daily Corinthian
Walnut 9/10 Blue Mountain 8/5 The Lady Wilcats earned a varsity double-header sweep of the Lady Cougars. Walnut clipped Blue Mountai...
Area Roundup (part 1)
by the Daily Corinthian
Following is a recap of some area games played on Thursday. HS Softball Itawamba AHS 9 Kossuth 6 Kossuth's comeback bid fell three r...
Scoreboard (part 2)
by the Daily Corinthian
JC Football @ Booneville Northeast 36 Southwest 19 NEMCC 7 14 7 8- 36 SWCC 13 6 0 0- 19 (Records) Northeast 1-3, Southwest 0-4
Scoreboard (Part 1)
by the Daily Corinthian
Thursday, September 21 HS Softball @ Kossuth Itawamba AHS 9 Kossuth 6 IAHS 000 120 6 - 9 17 4 KHS 001 020 3 - 6 14 10 (WP) Chloe McC...
Opinion
Court to public officials...
by Layne Bruce
JACKSON – It was a long, rainy summer across much of the state. But September brought with it lots of sunshine – both literally and metaphorically. Just as we started to en...
Tension in Washington not...
by Michael Barone
For the first time in nearly 20 years, the president seems out of alignment, on policy and political goals, with his party in Congress. This strikes many as an anomalous, e...
Marriage collapse is conc...
by Star Parker
A new report from the Pew Research Center brings the latest update on the deteriorating state of traditional marriage in America. And as sobering as is the picture for the ...
'Handmaid's Tale' lunacy
by Rich Lowry
Donald Trump, much to his chagrin, never won an Emmy for "The Apprentice," but he can now take indirect credit for a clutch of the a...
Reluctant officials get civics lesson from Supreme Court
by Charlie Mitchell
During the hurricanes early this month, the Mississippi Supreme Court quietly struck a blow to ratify people-power in city halls and...
What truly imperils our free society?
by Pat Buchanan
"The Barbarian cannot make ... he can befog and destroy but ... he cannot sustain; and of every Barbarian in the decline or peril of...
Ignorant nation
by Cal Thomas
At a National Archives ceremony last Friday in Washington, D.C., 30 immigrants became naturalized U.S. citizens. In a video, Preside...
School takeover tangled in web of other issues
by Emily Wagster Pettus
JACKSON (AP) — The potential state takeover of Mississippi's second-largest school district has highlighted the depth of anger some ...
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Educators’ responsibility...
by Stacy Jones
This week I viewed a story on the evening news that disturbed me. No matter what restrictions—or lack of restraints—that one believes regarding the proliferation of guns in...
Children have a way with ...
by Lora Ann Huff
A friend sent me some stories and comments made by children, and although I’ve shared some of them before, I thought we needed a smile this week. Anyone who appreciates the...
Public education is vital...
by Stacy Jones
I spent this week at a meeting in Nashville reviewing end-of-course assessment items for Tennessee’s state department of education. I have contracted independently in this ...
A house and a home are different things
by Lora Ann Huff
Many years ago my Home Economics teacher at Alcorn Central High School marked me for life. Mrs. Lorene Dean stressed over and over t...
History of Labor Day suggests much more than day of rest
by Stacy Jones
Like most Americans, I do not plan to be working Monday. I will refrain from labor on my day off. Many people, though, who see it as...
Rogers' quotes offer wit and insight
by Lora Ann Huff
The following quotes are supposedly by comedian Will Rogers, and since someone shared them with me, I felt the need to “pay it forwa...
Trip to former President’s town offers unrivaled experience
by Stacy Jones
My quest to visit Plains, Georgia began last fall when I discovered the Plains Inn, the quaint, renovated upstairs hotel above an an...
God is faithful through our trials
by Lora Ann Huff
With troubles in our country and around the world, many may wonder what will happen next; but in our area there are undoubtedly hund...
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