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Many begin day at the Pit Stop
by Bobby J. Smith
It’s a place where the early morning smells of coffee and breakfast mingle in the air with the sound of conversation among old friends. A place where people gather to mull over what’s happening in politics, local news and with their favorite sports teams. The Pit Stop is one of Corinth’s most popular morning gathering places, where folks come together for food and conversation at the start of t...
More human remains found in Kossuth area
by Jebb Johnston
A little more than a week after human remains were discovered in the Kossuth area, the Alcorn County Sheriff’s Department found additional remains. The discovery was made Friday in a wooded area on County Road 510 as investigation of the case continues. “We’ve been constantly looking and investigating and trying to determine what happened and where it happened,” said Sheriff Ben Caldwell. “My i...
Firefighters train for success
by Mark Boehler
Heavy smoke hovers along Manpower Road in Corinth Saturday morning. A two-story building and nearby rooftop are smoldering. A blaze can errupt just any minute. Firemen attack the smoking rooftop while others use a ladder to enter a second story window. About 40 firefighters representing multiple fire departments stand ready in full turnout gear, some with axes in hand. The common goal is to sav...
Law would restrict campaign spending
by Zack Steen
Transparency is a good thing. Mississippi campaign finance spending has been unregulated for years, but a new bill which passed the House this week could add much needed rule restrictions to the law. “Anything that forces lawmakers to be more transparent is a good thing,” said District 2 Rep. Nick Bain (D-Alcorn). “It shows the public that we are here to serve them, not ourselves.” Representati...
District moves closer to wirel...
The Alcorn School District got the green light this week. The remaining ERATE federal funding nee...
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ACHS students plan for mission...
A group of eight Alcorn Central High School football players are raising money for an upcoming mi...
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Counterfeit cash raises concerns
The Corinth Police Department is seeing a spike in counterfeit money circulating in local busines...
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Bus route changes will save funds
The Alcorn School District will save more than $60,000 after making several school bus changes th...
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Supper offers taste of the wil...
Guests will get a taste of the great outdoors as they arrive at the Crossroads Arena for the 39th...
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Free mammogram program returns
Encouraging Crossroads residents to be proactive, Belk of Corinth will offer free, convenient mam...
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Furniture Academy offers job t...
Governor Phil Bryant recently announced the inception of the Furniture “Certified” Academy today ...
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Supper offers a taste of the wild
Guests will get a taste of the great outdoors as they arrive at the Crossroads Arena for the 39th...
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Curtis seeks damages in ricin ...
The Corinth man framed for sending ricin-laced letters to the president, a congressman and a Miss...
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BHS students win art contest
A winner has been crowned. Biggersville High School art students are $500 richer after taking the...
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J.A. making dreams come true w...
Five deserving local girls will be given the “Cinderella” treatment thanks to the generosity of J...
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Artist finds truths through gh...
Nick D’Acquisto likes to capture the perfect nobody. The Ramer resident and college instructor of...
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Sports
Scoreboard 01/14
by the Daily Corinthian
HS Basketball (From Friday, January 13) (G) New Albany 50 Kossuth n48 (OT) NAHS 9 12 11 8 10 - 50 KHS 18 9 9 4 8 - 48 (KHS) Morgan Hodum 20, Grace Stanford 6 (Record) KHS: ...
Latest Plaza Lanes League...
by The Daily Corinthian
Here are the latest league Bowling results from Plaza Lanes in Corinth. (Monday Night Major: Week of 01/09) Hughes Outdoor & Marina 7 1 Outlaws 7 1 Bowling Alley Hustlers 5...
Bulldogs Defeat Texas A&M
by Mississippi State Sports Information
STARKVILLE, Miss. – Mississippi State moved to 3-1 in Southeastern Conference play for the first time since 2010 with Saturday afternoon’s 67-59 win against Texas A&M. A se...
Belmont Sweeps Central: Tish Co. Splits On Road
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
Alcorn Central hosted division rival Belmont in a pair of games at the ACHS gym Friday night and the action was indeed packed. (G) B...
Scoreboard 01/13
by the Daily Corinthian
HS Basketball (Friday, January 13) (G) Belmont 62 Alcorn Central 42 BHS 23 18 15 7 - 62 ACHS 14 7 14 8 - 42 (ACHS) Malory Wigginton ...
Warriors Defeat Braves; Booneville Sweeps Central
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
One night removed from winning their 43rd Alcorn County Tournament Championship, the Corinth Warriors traveled east to face Tishomin...
Opinion
Living wage is as wronghe...
by Larry Elder
What future will America have when so many of her citizens lack the ability to engage in critical thinking, refuse to connect the dots, and fail to use common sense? This u...
The intelligence communit...
by Michael Barone
On Wednesday, in his first news conference as president-elect, Donald Trump came out swinging -- against some of the media (while praising others), against the policies and...
Why the media lose to Trump
by Rich Lowry
The best thing that happened to Donald Trump all week is that BuzzFeed published the raw Russia dossier about him. It can't be pleasant for anyone to see his name associate...
Will we ever laugh again?
by Roger Simon
The anecdote is so perfect, so polished, so delicious that it doesn't matter whether it is precisely true. John F. Kennedy had been ...
Trump's enemies see an opening
by Pat Buchanan
"Fake news!" roared Donald Trump, the work of "sick people." The president-elect was referring to a 35-page dossier of lurid details...
Russian hacking and glass houses
by Cal Thomas
Many top U.S. intelligence agencies have concluded that Russian President Vladimir Putin directed a secret intelligence operation fo...
Christian persecution continues in America
by Star Parker
Actress Meryl Streep's political diatribe at the Golden Globes awards isn't the only surprise attention-getting provocation from the...
New legislative session begins
by Rep. Jody Steverson
At noon last Tuesday, Speaker Gunn swung the gavel to open the 2017 Regular Session. As with any opening week, there was very little...
Crossroads
A cheerful heart is the b...
by Lora Ann Huff
Recently our five-year-old granddaughter Rilee Bea hurried into her mother’s room and declared, “Mama, I just bless-youed and the most disgusting stuff came out!” Hollie th...
Week marks loss of memora...
by Stacy Jones
This week has not been an easy one for some of us in the Crossroads area who hold fond memories of our former English teachers. For those of us who were inspired by those i...
'Jackie' movie offers val...
by Stacy Jones
I saw the biopic “Jackie” this week. Although I was born after John F. Kennedy’s presidency and assassination, I have long been fascinated by the era, and I feel, perhaps v...
God made us all different ... even mules
by Lora Ann Huff
Everyone has heard the expressions, “books can take you places you’ve never been before” and “movies can take you places…” Both are ...
New Year's holiday follows long tradition, ends 2016 bittersweetly
by Stacy Jones
Each year I approach New Year’s Eve with excitement. Nevertheless, the holiday, immediately following the most commercialized holida...
Christmas hurrying obscures meaning
by Lora Ann Huff
The other day my older daughter said she wondered where you go to have that Christmas that shows up on Christmas cards and in story ...
Sifting through holiday emotions not always easy

by Stacy Jones
In the opening of the 1965 classic holiday cartoon ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas,’ the title character expresses a sentiment about Chri...
Memories change the atmosphere of Christmas
by Lora Ann Huff
Coming across a copy of a story I shared years ago from a farm magazine, I thought it appropriate to re-tell this Christmas season. ...
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