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City considers brown bagging ban
by Jebb Johnston
Now that liquor is legal in Corinth, the city is considering prohibiting the “brown bagging” of alcoholic beverages in restaurants. The Board of Aldermen discussed the possibility in Tuesday’s meeting and agreed to put it on the June 2 meeting agenda for public comment. In the board’s agenda workshop, Alderman Andrew Labas said he supports a ban on brown bagging because it is not fair to the bu...
Palmer responds to allegations
by Steve Beavers
A former investigator with the Tishomingo County Sheriff's Department wants to clear allegations against him while he was a captain with the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics. Jeff Palmer, captain of a nine-county district of the agency, resigned from the MBN in 2006. An MBN investigation of the time Palmer was employed with the agency accuses him of forgery in regards of cash buy vouchers. "Bure...
Legion plans Memorial Day week...
A day of remembrance. American Legion Post 6 wants to set the record straight when it comes to Me...
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Shiloh readies annual Memorial...
SHILOH, Tenn. – Memorial Day will center around a younger perspective this year at Shiloh Nationa...
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Aspiring teachers visit Washin...
Teacher Academy students at the Alcorn Career and Technology Center took in the sights and sounds...
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One critical, one jailed after...
A Corinth man was seriously injured in a stabbing Tuesday night, and a suspect has been charged. ...
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Students honor fallen classmate
Graduation is bittersweet this year as the Kossuth High School class of 2015 prepares for a tradi...
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Sports
Hawks' Carroll avoids ser...
by The Associated Press
ATLANTA -- An MRI on DeMarre Carroll's left knee showed no structural damage, and he hopes to play for Atlanta in Friday night's Game 2 against Cleveland in the Eastern Con...
Tull 8 shots back after 1...
by H. Lee Smith II
Alex Tull shot a one-over on Wednesday and now sits eight shots off of the lead after the second round of action at the NJCAA Division II National Championship. The Northea...
Howard unsure if he can p...
by The Associated Press
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard has a sprained left knee and is unsure whether he'll be able to play against Golden State in Game 2 of the Western C...
Goodell wants to hear directly from Brady
by The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO -- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Wednesday it's his responsibility to hear directly from New England quarterback...
Tull 2 shots back after first round
by H. Lee Smith II
Alex Tull is part of a log jam. The Northeast Mississippi Community College freshman is among a group of three golfers two shots bac...
Tide knocks Rebels from SEC tourney
by The Associated Press
HOOVER, Ala. -- Geoffrey Bramlett pitched a complete game and struck out 10 batters, leading Alabama to a 6-1 victory over Mississip...
Golson gets chance to replace Winston
by Ralph D. Russo
Everett Golson came oh-so close to beating Florida State with Notre Dame last year. Now, he has another chance for victory at Doak C...
Tull 11th Tiger in National Tourney
by Blake D. Long
BOONEVILLE -- Alex Tull remained focused on his top target throughout the regular season at Northeast Mississippi Community College ...
Opinion
Danger for law enforcemen...
by Charlie Mitchell
OXFORD — When they cranked their patrol cars to start their shifts on the Saturday night before Mother’s Day, Hattiesburg policemen Benjamin Deen and Liquori Tate knew he w...
Does Rubio have that Reag...
by Star Parker
Two new polls are showing a decisive bounce in the presidential run by Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio. In an Economist/YouGov poll taken May 9-11, among the six announ...
'Just Asking'
by Thomas Sowell
In a recent panel discussion on poverty at Georgetown University, President Barack Obama gave another demonstration of his mastery of rhetoric – and disregard of reality. O...
Who is a journalist?
by Cal Thomas
My first job in journalism was as a copyboy at the NBC News Bureau in Washington, D.C. In my early 20s, I asked Bill Corrigan, the n...
B.B. King and 'Chains and Things'
by Rheta Johnson
I have made a long career out of writing about good people who are not celebrities, who typically appear in news pages a prescribed ...
GOP and Willie Horton – together again
by Roger Simon
A question for Jeb Bush. And this one isn't about his brother. It's about his father. Now that we know whether Jeb would have launch...
Michelle Obama is first lady of microaggressions
by Rich Lowry
Michelle Obama gave a commencement address at Tuskegee University that was a ringing call for the graduates not to be discouraged by...
Remembering B.B. with a case of the 'Backwater Blues'
STARKVILLE – One of the things I enjoyed most about doing a few years of talk radio in the state was hearing the reaction of listene...
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Wonderful World
by Lora Ann Huff
Maybe I’m still on my soapbox this week, but after attending awards ceremonies in a county elementary school and then a kindergarten program in our city school, I have come...
‘King of the Blues’ says ...
by Stacy Jones
Last Friday I awoke to sad news on public radio: B.B. King died at the age of 89 at his home in Las Vegas late Thursday night. It had been expected after the announcement o...
Gun Law
by Lora Ann Huff
The trends and news of our day never cease to amaze me. Yesterday on national news I heard there’s a push now to legalize guns on college campuses. In fact, they reported t...
Downtown Corinth living offers observation, interest, vitality
by Stacy Jones
Living downtown and watching the transmutations of a town are akin to residing with a familiar companion and learning the nuances of...
Endless Summer
by Lora Ann Huff
My eyes filled with tears when I read the words on the tote bag in a local store. “We dream of summers that last forever.” The pictu...
Movie remains musical cult classic as it celebrates 35th anniversary
by Stacy Jones
The opening scene of the movie is classic: nighttime breaks into a smoggy morning haze, and the sun rises over the gridded landscape...
Latest Avengers movie has plenty of action
by Terry Burns
Avengers: Age of Ultron, PG-13 ***1/2, Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johanson, Jeremy Renn...
Barnabas
by Lora Ann Huff
Have you ever thought about how, in the grand scheme of things, you would like to be remembered when you’re gone? What do you do tha...
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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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