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Police take fugitive into custody
by Steve Beavers
The search is over. Corinth police officers arrested a subject on a federal probation violation charge without incident Thursday afternoon. Patrick Pride, 33, was caught by officers near Tate and Wick Street coming out a wooded area around 2 p.m. "We answered a call on Proper Street that a guy fitting his description was seen running through the woods," said Corinth Police Chief Ralph Dance. Pr...
Liquor vote could appear on ballot in Tishomingo County
by Zack Steen
IUKA – Voters may soon get another chance to decide if they want to keep liquor on store shelves in Tishomingo County. A Coalition for a Dry Tishomingo County member Tony Curtis said he will present more than 1,500 certified signatures today at a meeting of the Tishomingo County Board of Supervisors. The petition is asking supervisors to hold another county election to decide if they want to ke...
Frontier expanding broadband s...
Rural Alcorn and Tishomingo County residents will soon have the option of a faster Internet servi...
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Church steps out for a cancer ...
Stepping out for a cure, the Woman-to-Woman Auxiliary of Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church will ...
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Annual Heritage Festival set
IUKA – The annual Iuka Heritage Festival will celebrate its 28th year this Labor Day weekend with...
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Bike racks coming to downtown
Main Street Corinth wants to offer bicyclists a place to safely park bikes in and about the downt...
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Artifact show returns to arena
A chance to go back in time. Bill Breidinger is giving the area the opportunity. Breidinger, pres...
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Sports
Tonight’s Ticket: County ...
by H. Lee Smith II
Walnut (0-2) @ Alcorn Central (1-1) When: Tonight, 7 Where: Alcorn Central High School Coaches: Walnut, John Meeks (4th year, 21-17), Alcorn Central, Jeff Boren (4th year, ...
Central boys run to win i...
by H. Lee Smith II
Alcorn Central opened its 2015 Cross Country season across the state line and came back with a pair of top-3 finishes. Central took home the boys’ title Saturday at the Bro...
SEC's hopes may rest on a...
by The Associated Press
ATLANTA -- The Southeastern Conference has gone two whole years without winning a national title. In this part of the college football world, that seems like an eternity. W...
Corinth sweeps season series
by H. Lee Smith II
KOSSUTH -- Corinth outscored Kossuth 6-1 over the final four frames to sweep the home-and-home series with an 11-5 decision in slow-...
County clubs sweep league matches
by H. Lee Smith II
Corinth and Alcorn Central took their volleyball shows on the road and came away victorious. The Lady Warriors bounced back from Sat...
MSU’s Shumpert takes over at running back
by David Brandt
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State must find a way to replace more than 1,200 yards rushing now that former starting running back Josh ...
Pigskin Picks
by Pigskin Pete
Jerry Robertson of Corinth claimed the Week 1 edition of Pigskin Picks. Robertson was one of two entries to go 9-2. He won the tiebr...
Ole Miss welcomes back Treadwell
by David Brandt
OXFORD -- Mississippi coach Hugh Freeze hopes star receiver Laquon Treadwell scores a touchdown every time he touches the ball this ...
Opinion
Another impossible thing ...
by Michael Barone
In my last column, I looked at the possibility of two impossible things – impossible things in the sense used by Alice and the Red Queen – happening in the already turbulen...
Could Clinton lose Iowa a...
by Roger Simon
In politics, the unthinkable must be thought about. Not all that long ago, it was unthinkable that Hillary Clinton could lose Iowa, the first of the 2016 presidential conte...
A revealing clue
by Thomas Sowell
Even those of us who are not supporters of either Donald Trump or Jeb Bush can learn something by comparing how each of these men handled people who tried to disrupt their ...
Campus incident bring focus, clarity to the job of educators
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – I was in a second floor classroom in McComas Hall teaching 16 Mississippi State University students a course called New...
Even one ‘line of duty’ death shocks conscience
by Charlie Mitchell
OXFORD — Average age: 40. Average time in law enforcement: 12 years, 10 months. Those stats describe the 82 law enforcement officers...
Dis-integrating America
by Pat Buchanan
The Wednesday morning murders of 24-year-old Roanoke TV reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward, 27, were a racist atrocity, ...
The GOP field that failed
by Rich Lowry
The rise of Donald Trump is, in part, a function of a vacuum. He is thriving in a Republican field that is large, talented and, so f...
U.S. and UK politics are mirror images
by Cal Thomas
LONDON – It's remarkable how often British and American politics resemble each other; often only the accents differ. Following a dis...
Crossroads
'Man From Uncle' makes ex...
by Terry Burns
Man From Uncle, PG-13, *****, Henry Cavill, Arnie Hammer, Alicia Vikander, Hugh Grant, Director Guy Richie, Davis Entertainment, Warner Bros., Length 116 minutes. This film...
Five prayer suggestions f...
by Lora Ann Huff
Last week our nine-year-old grandson and I were talking about school starting back when he said, “Momaw, I guess you’re kinda glad we’re going back to school and you won’t ...
Philosophy teacher goes w...
by Terry Burns
Irrational Man, R, ****, Joaquin Phoenix, Emma Stone, Parker Posey, Director Woody Allen, Graver Productions, Length 96 minutes. Psychology was one of my favorite classes i...
Friends are worth more than silver or gold
by Lora Ann Huff
For the last few days I’ve been thinking about a statement a friend made the other day when he stopped by to pick up something I had...
New ‘Mission: Impossible’ delivers plenty of drama
by Terry Burns
Mission:Impossible- Rogue Nation, *****, PG-13, Tom Cruise, Rebecca Ferguson, Jeremy Renner, Ving Rhames, Director Christopher McQua...
Producer who shaped traditional-style country music dies
by Stacy Jones
What I knew as a teenager as country music were the bland, pop-infused tunes that passed for country, a problem which has increased ...
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 ...
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 ...
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Laquita Thomson shows one of her collagraph pieces. Her exhibit, "Prints and Cyanotypes," runs through Sept. 30 at the gallery.
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