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Corinth Head Start seeks space at new CES
by Jebb Johnston
Mississippi Action for Progress is seeking to move Corinth Head Start classes to Corinth Elementary School in the coming school year. Corinth Head Start has been located in a portable facility on Bell School Road that no longer meets standards, according to MAP leaders. The Corinth School District Board of Trustees learned of the request on Tuesday and authorized Superintendent Lee Childress to...
Leaders break ground on expansion
by Steve Beavers
Crossroads Regional Park is about to change. For the better. City and county leaders came together on Wednesday to break ground on the expansion of the park. "The park has a lot of memories for me," said Corinth Mayor Tommy Irwin. "It has been important in my life and today is a day I am excited about." Expansion plans will see the park grow southward to Droke Road. The widening of a portion of...
Library offering digital books
The Corinth Library and others in the northeast region are taking another step into the age of di...
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Constable candidate dies of na...
A candidate for constable in Alcorn County has died. Wayne Maddox, who was running for constable ...
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Little seeks big change at BHS
More than 50 parents and their Biggersville High School children gathered at the Alcorn School Di...
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Nelms moved to Prentiss County...
Former Second District Supervisor Dal Nelms is now incarcerated at the Prentiss County Jail follo...
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CSD posing book challenge
Encouraging a love of reading while promoting literacy, the Corinth School District is posing the...
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Sports
Roberts named Aggies head...
by H. Lee Smith II
Joe Dan Roberts was happy to adhere to the old sports’ adage. After watching Kossuth take the Pine Grove Tournament the last two years -- including a pair of wins over his ...
Spurrier more confident i...
by The Associated Press
BLYTHEWOOD, S.C. -- Steve Spurrier is significantly more confident about South Carolina's direction than he was at times last season. Spurrier acknowledged it was hard to b...
Titans ready for camp wit...
by Teresa M. Walker
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Drafting a Heisman Trophy winner at quarterback brings greater attention and expectations to any NFL team. For the Tennessee Titans, all this buzz has b...
Brady's 4-game suspension upheld
by The Associated Press
NEW YORK -- The commissioner pointed to concealed evidence. The team described it as a folly. And the agent added sham to the lexico...
Rockies, Jays swap star shortstops
by The Associated Press
DENVER -- The Colorado Rockies and Toronto Blue Jays have swapped star shortstops. The teams confirmed the blockbuster trade Tuesday...
'Dr. Jen' embraces breakthrough role
by The Associated Press
TEMPE, Ariz. -- Jen Welter accepts the title of trailblazer, embraces the chance to be a role model for girls and, perhaps most of a...
Bostonians wonder: Now what?
by The Associated Press
BOSTON -- Opponents are cheering the unceremonious demise of Boston's bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics, but some are wistfully wonde...
Wallace aims for more than deep throws
by The Associated Press
MANKATO, Minn. -- The Minnesota Vikings acquired Mike Wallace for his speed and his experience at the wide receiver position. The fo...
Opinion
Divided Democrats causing...
by Michael Barone
America's two major political parties have a difficult task: amassing a 51 percent coalition in a nation that has always been – not just now, but from the beginning – regio...
Three wise women
by Rheta Johnson
Turns out you have to finagle for parking in downtown Montgomery, Ala., on a weeknight. Condos are rising; clubs are hopping. I arrive early because I don't want to be late...
The fact-free left
by Thomas Sowell
The outrage over another multiple murder of American military personnel on American soil by another Islamic extremist has been exacerbated by the fact that these military p...
The toxic worldview of Ta-Nehisi Coates
by Rich Lowry
Moses gave us the Ten Commandments. Paul gave us the Epistles. And Ta-Nehisi gave us "Between the World and Me." The new book by Atl...
Initiative 51 state term limits effort is cleaner
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – Mississippi voters have rejected term limits each time the question has come before them, but the United Conservative F...
Why selling baby parts should shock no one
by Cal Thomas
"...if we come to see ourselves as meat, then meat we shall become." -- Leon Kass, M.D., "Toward a More Natural Science" What is mos...
Obama kneecaps Congress
by Rich Lowry
If only President Barack Obama were as hard-nosed and clever in undermining our adversaries as he is in kneecapping the U.S. Congres...
The plot thickens with GOP candidates
by Marty Wiseman
With each passing day the anticipation of the first debate among the 15 or 16 Republican Presidential candidates grows more intense....
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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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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