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North Corinth lands gigabit Internet service
by Jebb Johnston
It’s a good week to go green. One of the colors of the Christmas season is bringing a special gift to Corinth’s north “fiberhood” in the form of super-fast Internet download speeds. C Spire confirmed late Tuesday afternoon that the Corinth campaign has gone green in the north block by reaching its 45 percent target, meaning the Fiber to the Home service with gigabit per second Internet download...
Holiday meal has open table
by Steve Beavers
Lonely does not fit into any category. A person who is lonely can come from any walk of life. It is especially true at Christmas. “Crossroads Christmas” was created three years ago as a way to keep anyone in the Crossroads area from being lonely on Christmas Day. There will be a special free Christmas Day meal from 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Living Free building off U.S. Hwy. 72 behind Magnolia F...
Keeping a holiday promise
Carrying on an estimated 80-year Christmas tradition, Robert Williams doesn’t just hang a regular...
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Basket fund tops $13,400
The spirit of giving this Christmas season is alive and well in the Alcorn County area. Donations...
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Newspaper won't publish Dec. 25
The Daily Corinthian will not have a Christmas Day edition on Thursday. The newspaper business of...
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Churches offer Christmas services
"Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with...
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KHS baseball team gives back
Dressed in maroon and white, the young members of Kossuth High School's state championship baseba...
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Sports
Sims proves critics wrong...
by John Zenor
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The little boy approached Alabama coach Nick Saban with the directness only a kid can get away with. "Do we have a quarterback other than Blake Sims?" th...
Lawyer: Video shows Chad ...
by John Wawrow
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Mississippi football signee Chad Kelly's lawyer said he has video showing his client was not the aggressor in a fight at a downtown Buffalo nightclub last w...
Corinth throttles Amory i...
by H. Lee Smith II
Moving the start time didn’t do much for Amory, outside of getting the Lady Panthers and Panthers home an hour early than usual. Corinth had little trouble sweeping the Div...
Kossuth doubles up as top seed
by H. Lee Smith II
SPRINGVILLE -- The Aggies made the tiebreaker mute. Kossuth got a game-high 29 points from Rick Hodum and locked up the top seed in ...
BHS clubs, AC girls head to break on high note
by H. Lee Smith II
WALNUT -- One night later, the Biggersville Lady Lions knocked of a Class 2A contender. Jada Tubbs scored a game-high 25 points, inc...
Baldwyn takes two at Biggersville
by H. Lee Smith II
BIGGERSVILLE -- The schedule didn’t play out well for the Biggersville Lions. Looking to extend a two-game winning streak, Biggersvi...
Davis tabbed Tigers' 14th head coach
by Blake D. Long
BOONEVILLE -- Greg Davis will assume the duties of head football coach at Northeast Mississippi Community College effective January ...
White lifts Ole Miss past Coastal Carolina
by The Associated Press
OXFORD -- LaDarius White scored a career-high 26 points, including 6 of 8 from 3-point range, to lift Mississippi to a 71-68 win ove...
Opinion
Christmas in a sun-filled...
by Rheta Johnson
PASS CHRISTIAN – This is Christmas week. And as Irving Berlin wrote: The orange and the palm trees sway. Cat Island looks so close across the sparkling Mississippi Sound, I...
'Unbroken' is incomplete ...
by Cal Thomas
NEW YORK – I wanted to like the movie because I love the book. Laura Hillenbrand's bestseller, "Unbroken," is a classic. While I had heard reports that the turning point in...
Is the American dream rea...
by Jerry Newcombe
Last month, a professor of economics at the University of California, Davis made some headlines by basically asserting that there is no American dream. It's a myth. He crun...
Christmas no longer about the presents
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – I remember so well the unbearable anticipation of Christmas Eve with my sisters Sharon and Sheila in the little teacher...
Bad geese suit heads back to Jackson Co.
by Jack Elliott, Jr.
JACKSON — A south Mississippi goose owner has been ordered back to court to defend herself against a fellow gardener who was hurt wh...
Remembering what Christmas is all about
by Wyatt Emmerich
Every Christmas I manage to find a perfect moment when time stands still and the beauty and purpose of life comes shining through wi...
Obama tosses Fidel a rope
by Patrick Buchanan
The celebrations in Havana and the sullen silence in Miami tell you all you need to know about who won this round with Castro's Cuba...
Obama offers dangerous olive branch
by Rich Lowry
Candidate Barack Obama said that, as president, he would talk to anti-American dictators without precondition. He didn't mention tha...
Crossroads
'Wild' -- From wild, wool...
by Terry Burns
Wild, R, *****, Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern. Director Jean-Marc Vallee. Fox Searchlight Pictures. Length 115 minutes. This is an adventure for Cheryl (Reese Witherspoon) ...
Christmas Joy
by Lora Ann Huff
“In the first light of a new day, no one knew he had arrived; things continued as they had been while a newborn softly cried. But the heavens wrapped in wonder, knew the me...
Christmas holiday has roo...
by Stacy Jones
On “the darkest evening of the year,” as he describes it in the poem “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening,” poet Robert Frost’s speaker muses over the conflict between obl...
The holiday elf sensation
by Stacy Jones
In 2005, author Carol Aeborsold self-published a book that would create a new holiday institution. The subject of the book was an el...
Sharing friends’ and family’s favorite recipes
by Sue Bronson
The story goes that once upon a time when cousin Billy was eating at a restaurant, the waitress asked if he wanted dessert. She prai...
Christ in Christmas
by Lora Ann Huff
Much has been said and written the last few years about an effort by some to change the term “Christmas” to “holiday” or some other ...
Best-loved Christmas movie has interesting setting and inspiring plot
by Stacy Jones
Sit back for a moment: you are now in Bedford Falls, as the sign reads in the movie. The snow is falling, and Harry Bailey is on his...
Western movie tells unusual, creative story
by Terry Burns
Homesman, R, *****, Tommy Lee Jones, Hilary Swank, John Lithgow, James Spader. EuropCorp. Director Tommy Lee Jones. Length 122 minut...
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Philip Henson (George) and Channing Palmer (Mary) are part of the 46-member cast of "It's a Wonderful Life." / Staff photo by Steve Beavers
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