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Suicide widow speaks out: Woman on mission to prevent, educate
by L.A. Story
It has been almost six years, but the image is forever seared into her brain — the day Doris “Dee” Dye came home to find her husband in the front yard on Oct. 19, 2011. He was dead by suicide at the age of 38. The Biggersville resident wears a brave smile as she sits at the conference table. She pushes back her long, blonde curls and fidgets with the edges of the notebook she brought along. She...
Missing man's vehicle found
by Jebb Johnston
A Corinth family is waiting on results from the state crime lab after their missing relative’s vehicle was found burned in Lee County. The Lincoln Navigator with a DeSoto County license plate was found in a rural area of Verona. Corinth Alderman J.C. Hill was notified of the discovery Friday afternoon by the Lee County coroner. “Right now, all we know is some remains were in the truck, the truc...
A Night to Howl at the Moon
by Zack Steen
Animal lovers will get a chance to howl under the moon for a good cause. The Corinth-Alcorn Animal Shelter will host "A Night to Howl Under Moon" this week in downtown Corinth. The fundraiser event, set for 6 p.m. on Thursday, will be the first for the shelter’s new foundation which will raise funds to construct a new state-of-the-art-shelter. The block party style event, co-presented by Vicari...
Sheriff's office investigates ...
FARMINGTON — The Alcorn County Sheriff’s Department continues an investigation of the “suspicious...
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National honors: Corinth Coca-...
The Crossroads area can truly “have a Coke and a smile” as a locally based company recently recei...
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Not forgotten: Special ceremon...
Every action, word, song and prayer had meaning. America’s Prisoners of War (POW) and soldiers Mi...
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Symphony celebrates state's sp...
Gospel music and spirituals will be among the wide variety of musical selections this weekend as ...
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Victim identified in fatal car...
One person is dead following a head-on collision between an Alcorn School District bus and a car ...
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Peck excited about fair perfor...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Country music singer Danielle Peck said she is excited to come to Corinth to p...
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Alcorn County fair gets underway
Kids as young as five will take to the track this weekend at the Alcorn County Fair. “Some will b...
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Traffic stop leads to felony d...
A Corinth man faces a felony drug charge following a traffic stop. Johnny W. Austin, 72, of Count...
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Woman dies after found unrespo...
A 29-year-old woman who was being held on a shoplifting charge died after she was found unrespons...
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Gallery features longtime art ...
As she ponders the things that have moved her to paint, Ann Waller declares “South by Southwest” ...
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Tishomingo County rejects prop...
IUKA — Tishomingo County voters on Tuesday soundly rejected a proposed tourism tax to be collecte...
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Man faces drug charge
An Alcorn County man faces a felony drug charge following a traffic stop. Jordan Neil Talley was ...
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Sports
Northeast Host Southwest ...
by Northeast Sports Information
BOONEVILLE — The Northeast Mississippi Community College football program will close the longest home stretch in 14 years with its final bout against a non-division opponen...
Local Schedule
by the Daily Corinthian
Today JC Football Southwest @ Northeast, 6:30 HS Volleyball West Memphis Christian @ Alcorn Central, 5:30 Biggersville @ West Memphis (Ark.), 5:30 HS Softball Itawamba AHS ...
Scoreboard
by the Daily Corinthian
Tuesday, September 19 HS Softball @ Fulton Corinth 6 Itawamba 2 CHS 111 020 1 - 6 9 1 IAHS 110 000 0 - 2 6 6 (WP) Lily Null (LP) Wes...
Local Schedule
by the Daily Corinthian
Wednesday, September 20 HS Softball Kossuth @ Corinth (V only), 4 Thursday, September 21 JC Football Southwest @ Northeast, 6:30 HS ...
Mississippi Prep Football Polls
by The Associated Press
Here are Mississippi's top high school football teams in each class as selected by a panel of Associated Press state sports writers....
Central takes down Corinth in five again
by the Daily Corinthian
Following is a summary of a pair of games played Tuesday evening around the area. Check the scoreboard in the left rail for more gam...
Opinion
Marriage collapse is conc...
by Star Parker
A new report from the Pew Research Center brings the latest update on the deteriorating state of traditional marriage in America. And as sobering as is the picture for the ...
'Handmaid's Tale' lunacy
by Rich Lowry
Donald Trump, much to his chagrin, never won an Emmy for "The Apprentice," but he can now take indirect credit for a clutch of the awards. The Hulu series "The Handmaid's T...
Reluctant officials get c...
by Charlie Mitchell
During the hurricanes early this month, the Mississippi Supreme Court quietly struck a blow to ratify people-power in city halls and courthouses around the state. The court...
What truly imperils our free society?
by Pat Buchanan
"The Barbarian cannot make ... he can befog and destroy but ... he cannot sustain; and of every Barbarian in the decline or peril of...
Ignorant nation
by Cal Thomas
At a National Archives ceremony last Friday in Washington, D.C., 30 immigrants became naturalized U.S. citizens. In a video, Preside...
School takeover tangled in web of other issues
by Emily Wagster Pettus
JACKSON (AP) — The potential state takeover of Mississippi's second-largest school district has highlighted the depth of anger some ...
Senate to soon pass defense bill
by Sen. Roger Wicker
Meeting the needs of our military is the basic mission of the defense authorization bill that Congress passes every year. Those need...
The agony of The Wall
by Rich Lowry
Build that wall! Eventually. Or at least patch up some existing fencing. If Chuck and Nancy will agree. Donald Trump's signature ple...
Crossroads
Children have a way with ...
by Lora Ann Huff
A friend sent me some stories and comments made by children, and although I’ve shared some of them before, I thought we needed a smile this week. Anyone who appreciates the...
Public education is vital...
by Stacy Jones
I spent this week at a meeting in Nashville reviewing end-of-course assessment items for Tennessee’s state department of education. I have contracted independently in this ...
A house and a home are di...
by Lora Ann Huff
Many years ago my Home Economics teacher at Alcorn Central High School marked me for life. Mrs. Lorene Dean stressed over and over to her class of girls that “a house does ...
History of Labor Day suggests much more than day of rest
by Stacy Jones
Like most Americans, I do not plan to be working Monday. I will refrain from labor on my day off. Many people, though, who see it as...
Rogers' quotes offer wit and insight
by Lora Ann Huff
The following quotes are supposedly by comedian Will Rogers, and since someone shared them with me, I felt the need to “pay it forwa...
Trip to former President’s town offers unrivaled experience
by Stacy Jones
My quest to visit Plains, Georgia began last fall when I discovered the Plains Inn, the quaint, renovated upstairs hotel above an an...
God is faithful through our trials
by Lora Ann Huff
With troubles in our country and around the world, many may wonder what will happen next; but in our area there are undoubtedly hund...
Beloved poem encourages faith in tough times
by Lora Ann Huff
This week I was flipping through a book of poems written by Helen Steiner Rice and published in 1976 by Guideposts. One particular p...
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