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Several names up for city school board seat
by Jebb Johnston
The Corinth Board of Mayor and Aldermen is looking at several candidates for a seat on the Corinth School District Board of Trustees. The seat currently held by Ann Walker, board president, is up for appointment. Three nominations came to the table on Tuesday — Walker, Lafayette Jourdan III and Rachele Taylor — but no second to the motion was made for any of the three. The attempt to make an ap...
Fashion show will benefit Oasis Medical Center
by Kimberly Shelton
Glittering gowns will sweep the runway as models don the latest fashions and accessories available during the 2015 Sparkle Fashion Show. Presented to the public at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 8 in the beautiful Franklin Courtyard, the benefit fashion preview will raise money to support a worthy cause. “All proceeds will benefit the Oasis Medical Center. I’m so excited for the opportunity to raise m...
Police make break-in arrests
Corinth police recently arrested suspects in a couple of burglaries and an attempted burglary. Mo...
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Snow, ice means careful winter...
Mother Nature is keeping the area on its toes. Recent snow and ice can wreak havoc for motorists ...
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Chili cookoff needs sponsors
Professional chili cookers from across the country will fire up their grills in Corinth next mont...
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Area under winter storm warning
The Crossroads area’s fourth round of winter weather in as many weeks is forecast to hit this aft...
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Sportsplex goes to the auction...
A Corinth fixture appears to be coming to an end. The Corinth YMCA/Sportsplex is set to be sold t...
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Sports
State Tournament
State Tournament Quarterfinal games: Boys at Jackson State University, girls at Mississippi Coliseum. Tuesday’s Scores Boys (1A) Ingomar 66, Montgomery Co. (1A) Coffeeville...
Moody scores 25 to boost ...
by The Associated Press
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Stefan Moody scored 25 points, 22 in the second half, and Ladarius White added 19 to help Mississippi beat Alabama 82-74 on Tuesday night. Moody hit 13 ...
QB race highlights Ole Mi...
by David Brandt
Three Mississippi quarterbacks — including junior college transfer Chad Kelly — have started their competition to see who will replace three-year starter Bo Wallace. The Re...
Lady Aggies fall short of state bid
by H. Lee Smith II
Kossuth almost pulled off the ultimate comeback. Instead the Lady Aggies will have to settle for a 21-win season that ended one vict...
Ole Miss trying to shake off rough week
by David Brandt
Mississippi's basketball team has picked a bad time to struggle. Just one week ago, the Rebels appeared well on their way to making ...
Slive leery of making freshmen ineligible
by Ralph D. Russo
Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive says it would be best to wait until after the NCAA's new initial eligibility standar...
Warriors punch ticket to state
by H. Lee Smith II
The Corinth Warriors were the lone local survivor on Saturday. While the Kossuth Lady Aggies will have to wait until Monday to decid...
Trio exits one win short of Jackson
by H. Lee Smith II
The final day of February wasn’t kind to the Biggersville and Corinth girls, as well as, the Kossuth boys. The trio exited the state...
Opinion
Hillary before the fall
by Roger Simon
I have been thinking about the sin of pride lately, not because I suffer from it but because it plays such a large role in politics. At this point, the potential Republican...
The honesty gap
by Thomas Sowell
There may be some poetic justice in the recent revelation that Hillary Clinton, who has made big noises about a "pay gap" between women and men, paid the women on her Senat...
People interested in hist...
by Wyatt Emmerich
When I was asked to be the speaker at the Noxubee County Historical Society's monthly meeting, I was a bit fearful. People interested in history know their stuff. They expe...
Shock over state GOP leadership’s tax cut agenda defies political logic
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – So 2015 is a courthouse-to-statehouse election year in Mississippi and the state’s Republican leadership is pushing and...
Stop the immigration flood
by Cal Thomas
Washington is such a phony city. Maybe that's why it has such a good relationship with Hollywood. In the sequel to a "film" we have ...
Lawmakers argue over election-year tax cuts
by Emily Wagster Pettus
JACKSON — It's election year, and Mississippi policymakers are engaged in an escalating debate over who can offer the biggest, juici...
GOP platform: War without end
by Pat Buchanan
If the sadists of ISIS are seeking – with their mass executions, child rapes, immolations, and beheadings of Christians – to stamped...
A shameful climate witch hunt
by Rich Lowry
Let the climate inquisition begin. The ranking Democrat on the House Natural Resources Committee, Raul Grijalva of Arizona, has writ...
Crossroads
Technology has changed in...
by Stacy Jones
As I sit writing on this Wednesday night, Mississippi remains in the throes of a winter storm warning. Of course, I’m inside, warm, full of homemade chili and sweet snow cr...
‘Kingsmen’ brings enough ...
by Terry Burns
Kingsman: The Secret Service. R. ***1/2. Colin Firth, Taron Egaton, Samuel L. Jackson. Director Matthew Vaughn. 20th Century Fox. Length 129 minutes. The movie begins when ...
Messages from the heart r...
by Lora Ann Huff
It’s that time of the year again – time for hearts and flowers and boxed candy, time to let special folks know they are appreciated. I really believe Valentine’s Day has be...
Weekend proves unlucky for unlocking or driving vehicles
by Stacy Jones
My car might be easy for some thieves to steal, but if I truly want to prevent theft, I know what to do now to keep almost anyone fr...
Wishing for normal
by Lora Ann Huff
At the end of a couple of days this week, I went over in my mind the details of how tired I was and why. My schedule had been full a...
Local wild game supper offers unique experience rooted in tradition
by Stacy Jones
In modern society, most of us do not think about the food we eat. We are accustomed to immediacy and convenience when it comes to me...
Pancakes
by Lora Ann Huff
A story was forwarded to me lately that really reminded me of how God’s love is so amazing and so caring. Sometimes we are led to be...
Poignancy of Challenger disaster remains after nearly three decades
by Stacy Jones
I was truly part of the space shuttle generation. I vaguely recall being in first grade April 12, 1981, and watching the very first ...
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Gina the Shetland Sheepdog poses after being found by her owners last week after nearly four months on the loose.
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