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City appoints Markenna Edgeston to school board
by Jebb Johnston
Markenna Edgeston is looking forward to adding her voice to the Corinth School District Board of Trustees. “I have definitely seen how education changes your life,” said Edgeston, a property manager with CMS Management. She was the second person in her family to graduate high school and the first to earn a college degree. “I know what school is like from the perspective of coming from a family ...
Lights, action, Jacinto! Historic courthouse hosts movie filming
by Jebb Johnston
“On the trial date, all seats in the courtroom were filled for over an hour before the opening of the proceedings. Without electricity, the only cooling devices were human hands waving hats and fans vainly trying to stir the stuffy air, saturated with the odor of tobacco and sweat, with faint occasional wafts of an alcohol scent.” Running Wild Films will come to the Jacinto Courthouse in March ...
Police investigate shots fired at residence
by Jebb Johnston
The Corinth Police Department is investigating shots fired into an occupied home and an occupied vehicle Monday evening. Capt. Dell Green said it was reported at 7:10 p.m. in the 1200 block of Buchanan Street. No one was injured. Green said witnesses reported that a black, four-door passenger car pulled up to the residence, and a black male exited the vehicle and fired multiple shots, striking ...
Tourism approves rodeo grant request
by Lee Ann Story
Strap on some spurs and get ready for action as the rodeo is coming to town and tourism has agreed to assist with an advertising grant. The Corinth Area Convention and Visitors Bureau Tourism Board of Directors approved $2,000 in advertising assistance with potentially $3,000 more, dependent on the number of rodeo-related hotel rooms used. The initial $2,000 grant was approved by the board afte...
People of the Crossroads — Nat...
Natalie Sleeper has been involved in the pharmaceutical business for many years. She has been the...
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Monsters invade the Crossroads...
Monsters are real and they are invading the Crossroads Arena in search of automotive action lover...
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Officials investigate weekend ...
The Alcorn County Sheriff’s Department continues to investigate a weekend shooting. Sheriff Ben C...
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Galler promotes students' art
The art gallery is giving local high school students an opportunity to shine by using their desig...
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Corinth student named National...
Praised for his academic performance and dedication to excellence, Daniel G. Villaflor, 18, of Co...
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Corinth's Autry Davis headline...
(EDITOR'S NOTE: The following story by Independent Appeal Assistant Editor Steve Beavers first is...
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People of the Crossroads — Jen...
Even though she is a sports enthusiast, Jennifer Lancaster said that is not the reason her favori...
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NEMCC stages spring production
BOONEVILLE –Northeast Mississippi Community College’s Division of Fine Arts will stage the Don Zo...
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Officials investigate weekend ...
The Alcorn County Sheriff’s Department continues to investigate a weekend shooting. Sheriff Ben C...
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MSU hosts ‘James Meredith and ...
STARKVILLE—Mississippi State’s African American Studies program is continuing its 10th anniversar...
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Young entrepreneur learns earl...
Walking in to Taylor Wick & Co., one is immediately enveloped in a warm, inviting atmosphere wher...
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McMullin retiring from regiona...
Corinth and William McMullin are a match made in the card catalog. It was his fascination with th...
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Sports
Ole Miss Beats Mississipp...
by The Associated Press
STARKVILLE, Miss.— Breein Tyree had 24 points and Sebastian Saiz added 23 points and 10 rebounds as Ole Miss outlasted Mississippi State 87-82 in overtime on Tuesday night....
Scoreboard 02/21
by the Daily Corinthian
HS Basketball (Tuesday, February 21) North Half Boys 1st Round Biggersville 79 Simmons 62 BHS 17 20 10 32 - 79 SHS 15 10 19 18 - 62 (BHS) Greg Robinson 28, Xae Neal 13, Quo...
Warriors, Lions Win And Advance In North Half Play
BY KENT MOHUNDRO kmohundro@dailycorinthian.com Corinth answered two probing questions Tuesday night as they played their first round...
Plaza Lanes Results 02/20
by the Daily Corinthian
These are the latest league bowling results from Plaza Lanes in Corinth. (Monday Night Major: Week of 02/13) Hughes Outdoor & Marina...
Scoreboard 02/20
by the Daily Corinthian
HS Basketball (Girls North Half 1st Round) (@ Booneville HS) Booneville 85 Ruleville Central 61 BHS 19 32 14 20 - 85 RHS 8 13 22 18 ...
Booneville Tops Ruleville Central To Advance
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
Like a brand new bottle of heinz ketchup, the Booneville Lady Blue Devils took a few minutes to get going against pesky Ruleville Ce...
Opinion
Sit down and shut up
by Rheta Johnson
If you watched the recent kerfuffle -- and thanks to Mitch McConnell, we all did -- when the Senate told one of its own, Elizabeth Warren, to sit down and shut up, you prob...
Mississippi struggles wit...
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – Mississippi isn’t alone. About two-thirds of U.S. states are engaged in the same problems confronting Mississippi. Economic growth is stagnant. Revenue project...
Media errs by allowing it...
by Charlie Mitchell
OXFORD — Big mistake. To use an overused term, “Yuuge.” The Trump administration has suckered the media into allowing itself to become the story. Big mistake. Every preside...
A new direction on education
by Cal Thomas
American public school students fall well behind students around the world in math and science proficiency. This is not debatable. A...
Is a Trump-Putin detente dead?
by Pat Buchanan
Among the reasons Donald Trump is president is that he read the nation and the world better than his rivals. He saw the surging powe...
Public deserves the facts on Flynn
by Rich Lowry
In an environment where every day has felt like a month and almost every news cycle has something that the media consider a potentia...
Mississippi museum directors see role as educators
by Emily Wagster Pettus
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The newly hired directors of two Mississippi history museums see their jobs as being educators as much as cura...
Partisan lines stay fixed amid Trump turmoil
by Michael Barone
Amid the turmoil of the first month of the Trump administration, with courts blocking his temporary travel ban and his national secu...
Crossroads
Forty-year-old legislatio...
by Stacy Jones
n 1972, one of the most significant education amendments was implemented under the Nixon administration. Known to the public as Title IX, the legislation protected students...
Murphy's Law applies to m...
by Lora Ann Huff
While sitting in a doctor’s office the other day, I saw a framed list of Murphy’s Law scenarios and was laughing out loud before the doctor came in. Later I tried to find a...
Nothing's new and God nev...
by Lora Ann Huff
The other day my younger son complained that he felt like the project he was working on was just “spinning his wheels” and not really accomplishing anything. I understand t...
Valentine’s Day is full of legend and should be full of thought
by Stacy Jones
The world is full of poetry, much of it concerning love and the world of lovers. “If ever two were one, then surely we,” wrote Purit...
Black History Month comments raise questions
by Stacy Jones
This week, the president spoke favorably of the new National Museum of African-American History and Culture, part of the Smithsonian...
Jimmy Reed's stories always bring a smile, enjoyment every read
by Lora Ann Huff
(Editor’s Note: Jimmy Reed’s column can be found on page 10A in today’s newspaper.) Anyone who reads Jimmy Reed’s column in our news...
Be careful with lump sum benefit
by Roy and Diane Thompson
We received a phone call from a client this week regarding the Lump Sum Death Benefit and some misunderstandings of the rule. So, th...
Accomplished NASA mathematician no longer “hidden” in shadows
by Stacy Jones
Space was once dubbed the “final frontier,” and humankind endeavored to “transcend the surly bonds of earth,” as poet and aviator Jo...
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