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Man dies in traffic accident
by Jeff York
GUYS, Tenn. – A 43-year-old Chewalla man died as a result of a traffic accident Saturday night. His body was found in Muddy Creek between Eastview and Guys late Monday night less than a mile from his truck. Chris Robinson, of Guys-Chewalla Road, did not show up for work at ThyssenKrupp Elevator in Middleton Monday morning. A missing person report was filed with the McNairy County Sheriff’s Depa...
New deadline set for cemetery sale
by Jebb Johnston
The bid process for the Forrest Memorial Park cemetery is starting over following a judge’s order in the case. A bid deadline had been set for May 8. However, in an order entered Thursday in Prentiss County Chancery Court, Judge Michael Malski denied a motion for a new trial in the case and again directed the sale of the property by sealed bids. Under the new timeline, bids must be submitted to...
Wreck closes road for 12 hours
KOSSUTH – A misrouted truck driver caused a 12-hour closure of Wheeler Grove Road on Monday. Alco...
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Fair taking next step to becom...
The best county fair possible. That was the mindset of Alcorn County Fair organizers when the eve...
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Keenum elected vice president ...
Mississippi State University President Mark E. Keenum has been elected vice president of the Sout...
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Woman seriously hurt in laundr...
An employee was robbed and assaulted at a business in a highly residential neighborhood of downto...
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Inmate labor cut on hold
The Mississippi Department of Corrections’ plan to end the Joint State County Work Program is bei...
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Sports
36th Candy Classic
Results from the 36th Candy Classic Memorial Tennis Tournament held last week at the Corinth High School Tennis Complex. Juniors Girls 10U 1st Kinley Pittman 2nd Lainey Lit...
5 of 8 national seeds in ...
by The Associated Press
OMAHA, Neb. -- Five of the eight national seeds in the NCAA baseball tournament have advanced to super regionals, and the three others were playing winner-take-all regional...
UAB bringing football bac...
by The Associated Press
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- UAB President Ray Watts said Monday he is bringing the football program back as early as 2016, reversing a decision to shut it down because it was too e...
Nine locals honored by 1-3A
by H. Lee Smith II
Kossuth and Alcorn Central combined for nine spots on the annual All-Division 1-3A Baseball team. League champion and Class 3A runne...
Ole Miss records just 2 hits in 3-1 loss
by The Associated Press
LOS ANGELES -- Mike Shawaryn gave up one run in 5 1-3 innings and combined with three relievers on a two-hitter in Maryland's 3-1 vi...
SEC's Slive steps down early
by The Associated Press
DESTIN, Fla. -- Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive unexpectedly stepped down Friday, just minutes after announcing reco...
Tigers hosting four games this fall
by Blake D. Long
BOONEVILLE -- The Northeast Mississippi Community College football team will treat its followers to a stellar lineup of home contest...
SEC continues to raise basketball profile
by The Associated Press
DESTIN, Fla. -- When Vanderbilt coach Kevin Stallings first stepped into the meeting room this week in Destin, he immediately notice...
Opinion
Delta Council sees 80 yea...
by Sid Salter
CLEVELAND – The 80th Annual Meeting of the Delta Council on May 29 on the campus of Delta State University presented a tableau of modern Mississippi that will likely never ...
How the world has changed...
by Michael Barone
Over the past year, I've been reading books inspired by the centenary of World War I, a war with horrific casualties painful to contemplate. What helps in comprehending the...
What the fall of Ramadi m...
by Pat Buchanan
The fall of Ramadi, capital of Anbar, largest province in Iraq, after a rout of the Iraqi army by a few hundred ISIS fighters using bomb-laden trucks, represents a stunning...
No Memorial Day for inner-city dead
by Cal Thomas
"Black lives matter!" was the chant heard at recent demonstrations in cities and towns from Ferguson, Missouri, to Baltimore, Maryla...
Court to debate definition of ‘one person, one vote’
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a fascinating case out of the state of Texas regarding the definition of “one...
The anti-NSA bumper sticker
by Rich Lowry
If the National Security Agency's bulk-data program expires, the coroner should conclude that it was "Death by Bumper Sticker." Rare...
Commander in Chief's job is national defense
by Star Parker
A front-page headline in The Wall Street Journal screams out: "Islamic State's Gains Reveal New Prowess on the Battlefield." The art...
Republicans expose their jugulars
by Roger Simon
The Republican Party suffers from an embarrassment of riches. It has too many really swell candidates for president. It has so many ...
Crossroads
Piper Books
by Lora Ann Huff
Recently I read about the controversy over the books about life after death, such as one little boy’s story in “Heaven is for Real” and others. One book in particular was p...
End of school year can be...
by Stacy Jones
Some may think that teachers can hardly wait until the end of a school year. Summertime for many teachers translates into vacations, sleeping late, eating at the time one d...
‘Mad Max’ returns and rem...
by Terry Burns
Mad Max and Fury Road, R, *****, Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Director George Miller, Warner Bros, Length 120 minutes. In this Mad Max, the earth has turned into a horrible ...
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...
‘King of the Blues’ says goodbye amidst remembrances from fans
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 ha...
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 co...
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...
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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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