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Supervisors hear first budget requests
by Jebb Johnston
The Alcorn County Board of Supervisors received its first round of budget requests Monday as local governments begin to plan for the upcoming fiscal year. The county and city have until Sept. 15 to adopt a budget for the new fiscal year beginning Oct. 1. Tax Collector Larry Ross talked about several factors that will increase his budget for FY 2016, including a half-cent postage increase, new f...
Singer-songwriter Cory Smith to headline at Slugburger Fest
by Zack Steen
At first, Cory Smith wasn’t sure he wanted to try a slugburger. The singer-songwriter will make his debut in Corinth on Saturday night headlining the 28th Annual Slugburger Festival, and trying the southern delicacy is a must for all performers prior to show time. “What exactly is a slugburger,” he asked during a phone interview from his Jefferson, Ga. home. “It really doesn’t sound that good, ...
Cemetery Bids Opened
Three parties submitted bids for the purchase of Forrest Memorial Park cemetery. Chancery Clerk B...
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Ladies Football Clinic to be h...
Attendees will spend a day in the life of a Corinth High School Football player as Magnolia Regio...
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Contract awarded for park expa...
The start of construction of the Crossroads Regional Park expansion should be just weeks away fol...
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Road map pillows featured on GMA
Recently appearing on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” Corinth artist Jessica Humphreys impressed vi...
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Raises approved for county emp...
Pay raises approved Monday for several Alcorn County employees will be the last of the current fi...
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Sports
Source: Gasol re-ups with...
by The Associated Press
Through seven years in Memphis, Marc Gasol has embodied the Grizzlies' "Grit-n-Grind" mantra as much as anyone. So when it finally game time for Gasol to hit the open marke...
A win, then a hug: Serena...
by The Associated Press
LONDON -- Decades ago, when the Williams sisters were kids in California, taking tennis lessons from Dad on a municipal court and imagining playing at Grand Slam tournament...
Frightening wreck puts sa...
by The Associated Press
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Riding bumper-to-bumper at nearly 200 mph, Austin Dillon was smack in the middle of a pack of cars headed to the checkered flag when he was suddenly ...
Serena Williams battles back at Wimbledon
by The Associated Press
LONDON -- Pushed to the absolute limit, Serena Williams once again found a way to win. Down 3-0 and 5-4 in the third set, twice with...
Finley likes what he sees of pioneering girl
by The Associated Press
PARIS -- As a two-time All-Star, Steve Finley knows more than most what it takes to shine in Major League Baseball. So having run hi...
A-Rod, Yanks settle dispute, he gets historic ball
by The Associated Press
NEW YORK -- Alex Rodriguez and the Yankees settled their dispute over a marketing payment with a deal announced Friday that gives $3...
Freeman won't return until after All-Star break
by The Associated Press
ATLANTA -- Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman says he likely won't return from a wrist injury until after the All-Star break. The ...
Indiana's deal is perfect fit for Ellis
by The Associated Press
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana Pacers got the shooting guard they coveted. Monta Ellis' family found the welcoming community it wanted ...
Opinion
Trump and the GOP Border War
by Patrick Bunchanan
In the 2016 race, June belonged to two outsiders who could not be more dissimilar. Bernie Sanders is a socialist senator from VermoDnt and Donald Trump a celebrity capitali...
Redistricting Not Worth t...
by Michael Barone
"Words mean what they say," I wrote in my Washington Examiner column one week ago. But, as I added, not necessarily to a majority of justices of the Supreme Court. The targ...
Looking Back
by Thomas Sowell
After my 85th birthday last week, I looked back over my life and was surprised to discover in how many different ways I had been lucky, in addition to some other ways in wh...
Love and hate in Dixie
by Pat Buchanan
"I will never be able to hold her again, but I forgive you." So said Nadine Collier, who lost her mother in the massacre at the Eman...
Supreme Court says words they don't mean
by Michael Barone
For most people, words mean what they say. But not necessarily for a majority of Supreme Court justices in two important decisions h...
Obamacare still key issue
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
You can almost hear the sighs of relief coming from the liberal and establishment media after the Court ruled for Obama in the King ...
Injection ruling may swing death penalty pendulum
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – On its face, the Supreme Court’s narrow 5-4 ruling that allows Oklahoma and other states to continue to use a three-dru...
Repeating myself on an Iran nuclear deal
by Cal Thomas
Am I allowed to repeat myself when it comes to the negotiations over the U.S.-Iran nuclear deal? Why not, since that is what Iran's ...
Crossroads
Professor’s controversial...
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 for Zandria Robinson, a former assistant ...
Faith remains through can...
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 that have taken a lot of joy out of their ...
Flag brouhaha reveals lac...
by Stacy Jones
Well, I did it. I corrected someone’s grammar online this week. Because it's rude, I avoid correcting grammar publicly—except for that of my students, for whom I am paid to...
'Spy': An interesting story full of laughter, fun
by Terry Burns
Spy, R, ****, Melissa McCarthy, Jude Law, Director Paul Feig, 20th Century Fox, Length 120 minutes. “Spy” will keep the audience lau...
Beach Boys’ Wilson finds ‘Love and Mercy’ in new biopic
by Stacy Jones
I was slightly too young to catch the era of California rock fashioned by the Beach Boys at the height of their success. I can recal...
Sound familiar? You might be getting old if...
by Lora Ann Huff
Finding myself running low on inspiration for writing, I came across another one of the “You know you’re old if…” funnies. The sourc...
Southern culture is distinct but not always stereotypical
by Stacy Jones
I’ve been drinking glasses of tea this early summer and sitting some evenings on my balcony—the closest thing a body can have to a p...
‘Entourage’: ‘The boys are back in town’
by Terry Burns
Entourage, R, ***1⁄2, Kevin Connolly, Adrian Gremier, Kevin Dillon, Jerry Ferrara, Jeremy Piven. Director Doug Ellin, Warner Bros. L...
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Recent images from the Crossroads
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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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