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$1 Million bond set in murder case
by Brant Sappington
Bond has been set at $1 million for a Booneville man accused of shooting his fiancee to death. Deputies and police officers responding to a 911 call at 500 Water Tank Road in Booneville early last Friday morning found 23-year-old Andrea Nicole Fleming dead of a single gunshot wound to the chest. Her fiancee, James Erik Robinson, 26, who lived with her at the address was taken into custody and l...
Four injured in morning crash
by Steve Beavers
A quartet of individuals were transported to Magnolia Regional Health Center with non-life threatening injuries following a three-vehicle wreck. The accident happened around 8:50 a.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Tecumseh Way and Harper Road. According to witnesses, a silver Grand Caravan SXT was traveling north when it slowed down before braking suddenly at the caution light of the interse...
Variances pave way for develop...
More renovated living and retail space is on tap for downtown Corinth. The Board of Aldermen appr...
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Athletes go for gold at state ...
BIGGERSVILLE – Five athletes are looking to strike gold at the Special Olympics Mississippi State...
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Presley pushes for Internet op...
If downtown Corinth residents can get high-speed Internet access, so should rural county resident...
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Corinth Coca-Cola expands terr...
Corinth Coca-Cola Bottling Works has expanded its territory in West Tennessee with the addition o...
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Schools announce graduation dates
High school seniors across the Crossroads area will take their next step later this month as comm...
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Sports
Central boys win Class 3A...
by H. Lee Smith II
The Alcorn Central boys claimed the Class 3A North Half Track Meet on Saturday. They also didn’t lose many points in the process as they head into Friday’s Class 3A State M...
NFL: Patriots probably de...
by The Associated Press
An NFL investigation released Wednesday concluded New England Patriots employees likely deflated footballs used in the AFC Championship and that quarterback Tom Brady was "...
LSU rolling with an eye o...
by David Brandt
STARKVILLE -- LSU and its relentless offense have powered through the baseball season with relative ease this spring. The veteran lineup does just about everything well, le...
Aggies win Game One
by H. Lee Smith II
Kossuth took a huge step towards another playoff sweep and a berth in the North Half championship series. The Aggies got a complete ...
Ole Miss, Kennedy agree to extension
by The Associated Press
OXFORD -- Mississippi has agreed to a contract extension with men's basketball coach Andy Kennedy that will keep him at the school u...
NCAA's head ref ready to make tough calls
by The Associated Press
INDIANAPOLIS -- J.D. Collins has one goal as the NCAA's coordinator of men's basketball officials: Get it right. A few hours after T...
Warriors' Stephen Curry voted NBA's MVP
by The Associated Press
OAKLAND, Calif. -- His voice cracked first. Then, his eyes got red. Finally, Stephen Curry cried. He had felt this way in the past —...
Freeze gets firsthand taste of Talladega speed
by The Associated Press
TALLADEGA, Ala. -- Hugh Freeze knows a little something about speed and about NASCAR. The Mississippi football coach uses NASCAR ter...
Opinion
Biblical values or Vegas ...
by Pat Buchanan
Almost all of the declared and undeclared Republican candidates for 2016 could be found at one of two events, or both. The first was organized by the Iowa Faith and Freedom...
Bipartisanship is busting...
by Michael Barone
Like spring, bipartisanship is busting out all over. Even more so maybe: Washington in a time of alleged global warming is suffering through a chilly, wet springtime, but b...
Weddings will include sam...
by Charlie Mitchell
OXFORD — “You’re not seeking to join the institution,” Chief Justice John Roberts told an attorney arguing for same-gender marriage last week at the U.S. Supreme Court. “Yo...
The anti-Charlie Hebdo fifth column
by Rich Lowry
If there is any group of people on the planet that should feel solidarity with the slain editors of the French satirical magazine Ch...
Defining poverty is key to understanding
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – I wrote recently about that fact that both Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Marco Rubio launched their president...
Paul right to demand reporters ask about abortions
by Michael Barone
It was sort of inevitable that on his first day of campaigning as an announced candidate for president earlier this month, Rand Paul...
Continue to exercise the voting privilege
by Ben Carson
I grew up in Detroit, in an environment where one was supposed to be Democrat and where people constantly told me that Republicans w...
Defending traditional marriage in America
by Star Parker
The late Judge Robert Bork wrote prophetically in 2004 that the only viable option left for protecting the institution of traditiona...
Crossroads
Latest Avengers movie has...
by Terry Burns
Avengers: Age of Ultron, PG-13 ***1/2, Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johanson, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Thomas Kretchman, James...
Barnabas
by Lora Ann Huff
Have you ever thought about how, in the grand scheme of things, you would like to be remembered when you’re gone? What do you do that will give folks a reason to look back ...
“Chitlin’ Circuit King” B...
by Stacy Jones
On Saturday I plan to see Mississippi blues musician Bobby Rush in concert. Although, it’s not my first time to see Rush, I’m willing to bet that not all Mississippians kno...
Disappearing Delta juke joint offers experience like no other
by Stacy Jones
American literary and jazz critic Albert Murray said the following of the juke joint: “The juke joint, the honky tonk, and the ballr...
Dented Bucket
by Lora Ann Huff
Several years ago a friend forwarded a story that might in some way help our thought process when it comes to some of the things we ...
Two liars try to discover their iniquities
by Terry Burns
True Story, R, ***1/2 James Franco, Jonah Hill, Felicity Jones, Director Rupert Goold, Regency Enterprises, Length 100 minutes. Mich...
Life and death of Lincoln assassin 150 years ago offers fascination
by Stacy Jones
This week public radio has featured stories of Lincoln assassin John Wilkes Booth. To my recollection, the man who shot Lincoln in t...
Friendship
by Lora Ann Huff
A friend since college days sent an e-mail devotional this week about the importance of having special friends in our lives – maybe ...
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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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