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Corinth set for Democratic primary
by Jebb Johnston
Corinth City Hall is preparing for a moderate voter turnout Tuesday as the Democratic primary brings three contested races to the ballot. Voting will take place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at City Hall with a new configuration for voting this year. All voting will take place in the fire department truck bays on the west side of the building, so there is no need to enter the main portion of the buildi...
Rehab unit helps firemen do their job
by Steve Beavers
BIGGERSVILLE – When the heat is on, Biggersville Fire & Rescue Rehab is there. Volunteers with the department pride themselves in keeping emergency personnel cool in the summer and warm in the winter. "The rehab unit was born out of necessity," said volunteer Jonathan Rider. "We saw a need after providing water while backing up another district." Biggersville's service is the only type in Alcor...
New city stop signs set to go up
The Corinth Street Department is moving toward erecting stop signs at several intersections in th...
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Budget hearing tops county agenda
The county budget goes to a public hearing on Monday as the Board of Supervisors convenes for a r...
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Big Chicken comes to Corinth
What began as a Facebook joke between friends has mushroomed into an undertaking of epic proporti...
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State inmates face charges
A local state prison inmate will be serving more time in jail after having possession of a cell p...
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Childers campaigns for debate
Travis Childers wants a chance to answer the tough questions. The U.S. Senate Democratic candidat...
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Sports
Corinth wins two of three...
by H. Lee Smith II
Corinth swept its season series with Kossuth, but couldn’t avenge an earlier loss to Class 3A contender Nettleton on Saturday. The Lady Warriors hosted a nine-team, 12-game...
Rebs have no trouble with...
by David Brandt
OXFORD -- Bo Wallace's first throw was perfect — a 25-yard strike that Vince Sanders caught in stride for a big gain. Mississippi's senior quarterback was just getting star...
Mississippi St. rolls pas...
by The Associated Press
MOBILE, Ala. -- The first sellout in South Alabama's six years as a football program was not enough to upset Southeastern Conference opponent Mississippi State. The Bulldog...
Aggies record first shutout over TC
by H. Lee Smith II
KOSSUTH -- Weston Bobo threw for three touchdowns and rushed for a fourth as Kossuth avenged its second loss from the 2013 season wi...
Booneville rallies past rival Warriors
by H. Lee Smith II
BOONEVILLE -- The Booneville Blue Devils saved their best for last. In a back-and-forth game, the Booneville defense came up with tw...
AC, BHS blanked on road
by H. Lee Smith II
The road was unkind to Alcorn Central and Biggersville on Friday. Hatley rolled past Alcorn Central 40-0, while Biggersville opened ...
Blue Devils facing second straight rival
by H. Lee Smith II
With an open date last week, Booneville Head Coach Mike Mattox got an up close and personal look at the Corinth Warriors. The Kossut...
Tonight’s Ticket: Alcorn County Football Capsules
by H. Lee Smith II
Alcorn Central (1-2) @ Hatley (0-3) When: Tonight, 7 Where: Hatley High School Coaches: Alcorn Central, Jeff Boren (3rd year, 5-20);...
Opinion
Snap out of it, Mr. Presi...
by Roger Simon
I wish the president would go golfing again. Really. He skipped it Sunday, a beautiful day, because he wanted to show the nation that he now finally understands the bad “op...
August jobs data point wa...
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Amid the media focus on the basic data in the August jobs report – that the economy “added” 143,000 jobs – is the figure that will underscore the Republican efforts to take...
Crime and punishment, wit...
by Ben Carson
The incident in which Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice savagely beat his fiancee in an elevator has garnered much attention, largely because the savagery was captured...
A lady in legendary Sun Studio
by Rheta Johnson
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — While thousands were touring Graceland during Elvis Week last month, a retired English professor from Baton Rouge s...
The McDonnell verdict
by Cal Thomas
The soap opera that played out in Richmond these last weeks and ended with the convictions of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife...
Bluster, bluff in the Baltic
by Pat Buchanan
“I say to the people of Estonia and the people of the Baltics, today we are bound by our treaty alliance. ... Article 5 is crystal c...
Obama strategy: Success or failure?
by Thomas Sowell
Those people who say that President Obama has no clear vision and no clear strategy for dealing with the ISIS terrorists in the Midd...
Obama’s delusions dispelled? Hope for change
by Michael Barone
“If you watch the nightly news, it feels like the world is falling apart,” President Obama told Democratic mega-contributors last mo...
Crossroads
Trains remain part of dow...
by Stacy Jones
Where I live in downtown Corinth, every day is like the opening of the Johnny Cash song “Fulsom Prison Blues”— without the prison bars. A block away from the railroad cross...
Wonderful muscadines brin...
by Lora Ann Huff
Browsing through the fresh produce in the grocery section of our local super store, I got a whiff of a unique smell that takes me back to my childhood. I was picking throug...
A list of movies to be re...
by Terry Burns
Maybe this will be a handy sheet for movies that just might be worth the time. Doing this by the month should make for a list worth the read, since the films will be playin...
Govan sang “sweet soul music” with distinct Memphis style
by Stacy Jones
He may not be a household name like Otis Redding, the singer to whom he was most often compared, but Memphis musician James Govan wa...
After November passes through nothing will live
by Terry Burns
he November Man, R, ***, Pierce Brosnan, Luke Bracey, Olga Kurylenko. Dreamline. Director Roger Donaldson. Time 1 hour 48 minutes. “...
Children and the Bible
by Lora Ann Huff
Children never cease to amaze us – they obviously listen when we think their minds are otherwise occupied and they come up with conc...
Little ones demonstrate that time is precious
by Lora Ann Huff
“What’s this?” Grandson Hayden asked as he reached to pick up the round, black thing on our bedside table. I laughed and said, “That...
Gritty writer elicits truth in novels, poetry
by Stacy Jones
He’s probably not a writer that most students read in school. Likely, his choice of language and overt themes would prevent his work...
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Recent photos from the Crossroads
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Mother and daughter, Janessa and Sara Gibbs, return to where "Baby Jane Doe" was found almost 18 years ago.
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