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First Lady promotes reading
by Kimberly Shelton
Mississippi First Lady Deborah Bryant made a special appearance at Corinth Elementary School on Friday as part of her "Read Across Mississippi" pledge. Focusing on early childhood education as her platform, the wife of Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant has made it her mission to stress the importance of literacy among Mississippi youth. Placing emphasis on reading for fun, the first lady has cha...
Law boosts patrols for holiday period
by Jebb Johnston
State and local law enforcement will be on the lookout for drunk drivers and other violators throughout the Labor Day weekend. The holiday enforcement period began Friday evening and continues through midnight Monday for the Mississippi Highway Patrol. “All available manpower will be utilized to ensure a safe weekend for motorists throughout the holiday period,” said Lt. Johnny Poulos with MHP....
Petition effort seeks addition...
IUKA – Tishomingo County resident Charles “Tubby” Aldridge is on a mission ... again. After spend...
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City budget holds taxes level
The city of Corinth’s proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year will make no change to the pro...
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Locals respond to ice bucket c...
If there’s ever a time to get doused by a bucket of icy water, it might as well be 5 p.m. on a sw...
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Kossuth Middle School gym gets...
KOSSUTH – Football is king this time of year. That isn't keeping Kossuth Middle School from looki...
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Service set for 9/11
GLEN — Honoring those who perished during the attacks of 9/11, Indian Springs United Methodist Ch...
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Sports
Baldwyn, Walnut prevail i...
by H. Lee Smith II
BALDWYN -- Willie and Mickey weren’t in Baldwyn on Thursday. But the Duke was. Duke Upshaw tallied four touchdowns, including a 99-yard kickoff return to open the game, as ...
Warriors looking for revenge
by H. Lee Smith II
When you post a 10-2 mark, there’s no much room for revenge the next go around. Corinth will get that chance when it travels to face a Lafayette County football team for th...
Lady Warriors take round ...
by H. Lee Smith II
The Corinth Lady Warriors got rid of the Prentiss County hangover first. Corinth (5-1) bounced back from Tuesday’s late-inning loss at Booneville to get past Kossuth 6-2 in...
Prep Softball: Prentiss clubs sweep locals
by H. Lee Smith II
Booneville walked off a winner, while Baldwyn walked of early. Corinth and Kossuth both came up on the short end of the stick Tuesda...
Lewis a threat to run, catch and throw
by David Brandt
STARKVILLE -- It's easy to lose Mississippi State's Jameon Lewis on the football field. At just 5-foot-9 and 187 pounds, he can ofte...
Wallace set for last season at Ole Miss
by David Brandt
OXFORD -- Nobody is going to confuse Bo Wallace with Eli Manning. Manning is royalty in the Ole Miss football universe, still loved ...
Biggersville falls in slugfest
by H. Lee Smith II
BIGGERSVILLE -- The host Lady Lions cranked out three home runs by came up on the short end of an 18-13 slugfest to Walnut on Monday...
North Mississippi Motor Park Speedway
by H. Lee Smith II
The track wasn’t dusty Saturday, but Ashley Newman left his fellow competitors in it. Newman claimed the $2,000, 10-strong Limited L...
Opinion
Warren Buffett betrays Am...
by Rich Lowry
It must have been a bitter moment for President Barack Obama when he got the news that his favorite economic guru not only doesn't like paying taxes but hates America. Warr...
Scotland's future hangs i...
by Cal Thomas
"The best laid schemes of mice and men often go awry." – Scottish poet Robert Burns, "To a Mouse" (1786) CAIRNRYAN, Scotland – For Americans whose knowledge of this beautif...
Has Hillary ever been right?
by Pat Buchanan
Sen. Rand Paul raises an interesting question: When has Hillary Clinton ever been right on foreign policy? The valkyrie of the Democratic Party says she urged President Oba...
Obama’s segue from constructive tax proposals
by Michael Barone
“The tax system should be simplified and work for all Americans with lower individual and corporate tax rates and fewer brackets.” T...
Hillary’s doomed if she is Obama’s third term
by Roger Simon
When Barack Obama was first elected president, he asked David Axelrod to leave Chicago and come to the White House with him. Axelrod...
A problem bigger than Ferguson
by Ben Carson
The international spotlight has recently been shining on Ferguson, Mo., after an 18-year-old black man was fatally shot by a white p...
ISIS is Obama’s Iraq war
by Rich Lowry
ISIS is a force for evil that poses an imminent security threat to the United States, but please, let us get back to you on whether ...
If ISIS attacks again, what will U.S. do?
by Cal Thomas
The Obama administration is reportedly considering airstrikes in Syria against the terrorist group ISIS. The New York Times quotes “...
Crossroads
Little ones demonstrate t...
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’s an alarm clock.” “You mean Popaw actu...
Gritty writer elicits tru...
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 from being required reading—at least un...
A house divided just cann...
by Gary Andrews
Each time I have heard the president give his State of the Union address, Congress sits divided according to their political persuasion. I have never seen anything differen...
‘When The Game Stands Tall’ ranks as ‘must see’
by Terry Burns
“What’s It All About, Alfie?” “When The Game Stands Tall,” PG, *****Plus, Jim Caviezel, Alexander Lindwig, Michael Chikis, Laura Der...
Holocaust survivor continues campaigning for human rights at 90
by Stacy Jones
If it were not for the events surrounding a well-publicized news story, Hedy Epstein, who turned 90 years old August 15, might not h...
Quiet Zone
by Lora Ann Huff
My ole soap box has been resting in the corner but has occasionally cried out to have a word or two. I had decided against sharing m...
Perfect World Turns Out Not so Perfect
by Terry Burns
The Giver, PG-13, ***, Brenton Thwaiting, Jeff Bridges, Meryl Strep. Walden Media. Director Phillip Noyce. Length 94 minutes. “The G...
Do you know what an aphorism is?
by Gary Andrews
Are you familiar with the word aphorism? Webster’s dictionary defines it as: a short, pointed sentence that expresses a wise or clev...
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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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