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Power association election set for Tuesday
by Zack Steen
Three Alcorn County residents will vie for two open seats on the Alcorn County Electric Power Association Board of Directors next week. All customers and members are welcome to vote in the election set for Tuesday from 10:30 a.m., to 6 p.m., at the ACE office on South Tate Street. Incumbents J.B. Darnell and Mark Gardner will appear on the ticket alongside association member Harrison Childs. Ot...
Museum launches annual photo contest
by Steve Beavers
Photographers can earn more dough when they say cheese this year. The Crossroads Museum is putting a smile on the face of local shooters and more cash in their pockets by upping the Best of Show monetary award. The overall winner is slated to receive $150 – up $50 from last year – should they be selected as having the best photograph in the 14th Annual Crossroads Museum Photo Contest. “The cont...
School year kicks off with uni...
Filled with colorful crests, exquisite artwork, and eclectic music, Corinth Middle School will ch...
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Alcorn County voting precinct ...
Bethel — Phil Crum’s shop, Highway 2 West Biggersville — Biggersville Fire Station, 531 CR 513 Ce...
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Tuesday's primary election can...
(Candidates who are unopposed for their party’s nomination are not listed.) Democratic Primary Go...
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Lawsuit dismissed against Miss...
BURNSVILLE – A federal judge has dismissed a case to block the construction of Tishomingo County’...
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Historic house ready to relocate
The lengthy process of relocating one of Corinth’s antebellum homes is nearing completion. The Du...
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Sports
Warriors open preseason c...
by H. Lee Smith II
By this time next week, Doug Jones will be preparing for Corinth High School’s Black and Red Scrimmage. But first things, first. Jones opens his fourth preseason camp on Mo...
Mets get Cespedes at trad...
by The Associated Press
NEW YORK -- The Mets finally landed the bat they were looking for in Yoenis Cespedes just ahead of Friday's trade deadline, and Cole Hamels confirmed he blocked a trade to ...
No surprise: Winston star...
by The Associated Press
TAMPA, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are turning over their offense to Jameis Winston. Coach Lovie Smith officially named the first overall pick in the NFL draft his sta...
3 private schools leaving for the MAIS
by The Clarion-Ledger
JACKSON -- Mississippi high school athletics experienced a major tremor Wednesday, almost three weeks before the start of football s...
Dodgers bolster pitching via Braves, Marlins trades
by The Associated Press
ATLANTA -- The first-place Los Angeles Dodgers bolstered their pitching staff on the eve of the trade deadline, completing a 13-play...
Kubiak hoping history repeats itself
by The Associated Press
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Gary Kubiak sure has the blueprints. He helped guide the Denver Broncos to back-to-back Super Bowls in the late ...
Roberts named Aggies head coach
by H. Lee Smith II
Joe Dan Roberts was happy to adhere to the old sports’ adage. After watching Kossuth take the Pine Grove Tournament the last two yea...
Spurrier more confident in 2015 squad
by The Associated Press
BLYTHEWOOD, S.C. -- Steve Spurrier is significantly more confident about South Carolina's direction than he was at times last season...
Opinion
Is America entering a New...
by Michael Barone
Forty-seven years ago, the musical "Hair" opened on Broadway. Elderly mavens – the core theater audience then, unlike the throngs of tourists flocking to cheap movie adapta...
The fact-free left: Part II
by Thomas Sowell
There is no way to know what is going on in someone else's mind. But sometimes their behavior tells you more than their words. The political left's great claim to authentic...
Could Trump win?
by Pat Buchanan
The American political class has failed the country, and should be fired. That is the clearest message from the summer surge of Bernie Sanders and the remarkable rise of Do...
Dealing with Donald Trump
by Star Parker
A businessman once told me that in business, when things are not working, sometimes you have to "throw a brick through the window." ...
Trump and the High Priests of the press
by Roger Simon
Having decided that Donald Trump is unworthy of his popularity, the grandees of journalism are hard-pressed to explain why he is so ...
Earth to Kepler-452b
by Cal Thomas
NASA has discovered the answer to all of our problems. It is another planet, a possible twin to Earth that could theoretically susta...
Two marijuana initiatives vying for ballot spot
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – There are now formally two initiative-and-referendum efforts underway to get a marijuana legalization question in front...
'A new Dark Age'
by Pat Buchanan
"If God does not exist, then everything is permissible." Ivan Karamazov's insight came to mind while watching the video of Deborah N...
Crossroads
Teaching is a labor of love
by Lora Ann Huff
With the new school year just around the corner, I’m feeling sorry for the small children who will soon be getting into the routine of bus rides, long days in the classroom...
Quotes recalled from 1957
by Lora Ann Huff
The Corinth area lost two good men this week. I thought it quite ironic that Ralph Hurley and Leon Fields went home so close to the same time. Both are well known in our ar...
Novel's publication raise...
by Stacy Jones
Today I am driving through Alabama on my way to a wedding this week in Florida. I am sure that today, Tuesday, July 14, 2015, is somewhat of a special day in Alabama, but I...
Americans and Christians need a discerning spirit
by Lora Ann Huff
Someone mentioned the word “discernment” the other day, and that was the exact word I had been thinking about lately. At this moment...
Crossroads’ slugburger tradition carries history, nostalgia
by Stacy Jones
It is possible these days, in the time of modern technology, to open the Yelp app on a smartphone or visit Yelp.com on the web and s...
Film about loving, learning rates five-plus stars
by Terry Burns
I’ll See You in My Dreams, PG13, *****Plus, Blythe Danner, Martin Starr, Sam Elliott, Director Bret Haley, Two Flints Production Co....
Professor’s controversial tweets raise interesting questions
by Stacy Jones
Be careful what you rant about on social media—at least if you have a job subject to public scrutiny. Such appeared to be the case f...
Faith remains through cancer fight
by Lora Ann Huff
Everyone has a story – and several members of our Sunday School class have had extraordinary health issues for the past few years th...
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Corinth Police Captain Landon Tucker and officer Chad Harville look over the wrecked Mercury Grand Marquis sedan near Gaylean Road and U.S. 72. Two shooting victims inside the vehicle where trying to get to the hospital.
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