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Adult and 3 children sent to hospital after wreck
by Zack Steen
A slippery roadway may have caused a one-vehicle wreck Wednesday night. Four people, including three children, were transported to the hospital with injuries following the wreck in North Corinth on Mississippi Highway 2 near North Polk Street. According to Corinth Police Department Capt. Landon Tucker, who responded to the late night wreck for accident reconstruction, the vehicle was traveling ...
Rienzi Library welcomes new manager
RIENZI — The Rienzi Library has new books, a new look and a new face. D.E. Wilson of the Booneville area recently took on duties as the branch manager. A former entrepreneur, he spent several years living and working in Asia before returning home. Wilson is happy to now take up the task of ensuring that the people of Rienzi and the rural communities of Prentiss and Alcorn counties have the read...
Tax collector wants to add drive-through
by Jebb Johnston
Alcorn County is looking at the possibility of establishing a drive-through location for residents to make property tax payments and renew car tags. Both the current and former tax collectors, Larry Ross and Greg Younger, like the idea. “It’s going to present a lot of benefit to the people in the county,” said Ross. He is interested in leasing space at the former Trustmark Bank branch location ...
People of the Crossroads — TaNechi Temple
A spokesperson for victims of sexual and domestic abuse, Miss Black Mississippi U.S. Ambassador 2017 TaNechi Temple is using her platform to help others find their voice. “Statistics show that African Americans are far less likely to seek professional help when dealing with mental health issues as a result of traumatic experiences,” explained Temple. “My goal is to send the message that your me...
Essence Ladies plan Annual Lup...
Raising awareness for a chronic, complex and prevalent autoimmune disease that affects more than ...
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Tip leads to large drug bust
A tip on a wanted individual led to a substantial drug bust Sunday morning. The Alcorn County She...
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Wildlife supper entertains adv...
More than 550 wildlife supporters chowed down Tuesday night on the likes of opossum roast, veniso...
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Shiloh Road rough spot to be f...
The bumpy patch on North Shiloh Road between Shiloh Ridge and Henderson Road is due to be fixed i...
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Memphis college memorializes C...
Corinth native and artist Peter Bowman is being remembered as beloved, quirky and covered in pain...
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People of the Crossroads — Ton...
Encouraging her students to shoot for the moon, Shining Star Gymnastics Owner Tonya Miller Duffey...
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Gospel concert will benefit St...
Taking advantage of the historic Corinth Coliseum Civic Center's stunning acoustics, Billy's Ente...
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Children's home plans expansion
Pine Vale Children’s Home is changing the lives of local neglected children. The home, one of onl...
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Sales, tourism tax
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Four months into the new fiscal year, sales and tourism tax collections in Corinth are not postin...
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Dance academy to host
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Aspiring local gymnasts and dance hopefuls are in for a treat as the Corinth Ballet announces its...
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People of the Crossroads – Tri...
A native of Corinth, Trinity Jacobs is a woman of many talents. When she'd not enjoying time off ...
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Sports
Scoreboard 01/20
by the Daily Corinthian
HS Basketball (from Tuesday, January 17) (G) Belmont 51 Kossuth 33 BHS 13 9 15 14 - 51 KHS 7 11 4 11 - 33 (KHS) Morgan Hodum 9, Elizabeth Ingram 8, Kaylee Bonds 6 (B) Belmo...
Local Schedule
by the Daily Corinthian
Friday, Jan. 20 HS Basketball Corinth @ Aberdeen, 6 Kossuth @ Alcorn Central, 6 (WXRZ) Pine Grove @ Biggersville, 6 Tishomingo County @ Pontotoc, 6 McNairy Central @ South ...
Wild And Crazy World Of Sports
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
The wide world of sports can be a wild and wacky adventure sometimes. Take Tuesday evening for example. The Mississippi State Bulldo...
Local Schedule
by the Daily Corinthian
Thursday, Jan. 19 HS Basketball Thrasher @ TCPS, 6 HS Soccer Saltillo @ Corinth (5, 7) JC Basketball Northeast @ Holmes, 6 Friday, J...
Northeast Softball Alters Non Conference Schedule
by Northeast Sports Information
BOONEVILLE, Miss. - The Northeast Mississippi Community College softball program is altering its schedule compared to years past in ...
Warriors Roll Over Pontotoc: Lott Gets 800th Career Win At MCHS
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
There was a smorgasbord of action on the hardwood Tuesday evening as all area teams were in action. (B) Corinth 85 Pontotoc 54 At Co...
Opinion
Conservatism is not racism
by Star Parker
The confirmation hearings of Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions, President-elect Trump's nominee for Attorney General, provided plenty of drama that can help explain why racial ...
Reagan and Trump: America...
by Pat Buchanan
Since World War II, the two men who have most terrified this city by winning the presidency are Ronald Reagan and Donald Trump. And they have much in common. Both came out ...
Ill-informed, Impetuous, ...
by Roger Simon
Donald Trump's goal is not to damage America or our allies. But that may well be the result of his ill-informed, impetuous, reckless actions over the next four years. What ...
Something to do
by Rheta Johnson
GULFPORT, Miss. -- A waxing moon. A chilly night in a brand-new year. And on the edge of a Gulfport sidewalk, across Highway 90 from...
The shameful war on Betsy DeVos
by Rich Lowry
The controversy over the nomination of Betsy DeVos as secretary of education has been, if nothing else, clarifying. We now know that...
Tax cuts and economy weigh on Mississippi revenues
by Jeff Amy
JACKSON (AP) — As Gov. Phil Bryant cut state budgets by $51 million last week, he and Republican lawmakers went through the ritual o...
Other states choose sovereignty, but not Mississippi?
by Charlie Mitchell
OXFORD — For decades, Congress has inched onto lawmaking turf that once belonged to states. When it comes to establishing a minimum ...
House passes campaign finance reform
by Jody Steverson
Campaign finance reform took center stage last week, as the House passed campaign finance reform legislation on a 102-13 vote. HB 47...
Crossroads
God is the provider of tr...
by Lora Ann Huff
After such a controversial presidential election this year and finding few things that were “normal” in the process, about all I can say on this Inauguration Day is that we...
Return to groundbreaking ...
by Stacy Jones
I received in the mail Wednesday an eBay item I ordered and was excited to obtain: the complete DVD set of the 1970s TV sitcom ‘All in the Family.’ I have seen almost every...
A cheerful heart is the b...
by Lora Ann Huff
Recently our five-year-old granddaughter Rilee Bea hurried into her mother’s room and declared, “Mama, I just bless-youed and the most disgusting stuff came out!” Hollie th...
Week marks loss of memorable English teachers
by Stacy Jones
This week has not been an easy one for some of us in the Crossroads area who hold fond memories of our former English teachers. For ...
'Jackie' movie offers valuable perspective
by Stacy Jones
I saw the biopic “Jackie” this week. Although I was born after John F. Kennedy’s presidency and assassination, I have long been fasc...
God made us all different ... even mules
by Lora Ann Huff
Everyone has heard the expressions, “books can take you places you’ve never been before” and “movies can take you places…” Both are ...
New Year's holiday follows long tradition, ends 2016 bittersweetly
by Stacy Jones
Each year I approach New Year’s Eve with excitement. Nevertheless, the holiday, immediately following the most commercialized holida...
Christmas hurrying obscures meaning
by Lora Ann Huff
The other day my older daughter said she wondered where you go to have that Christmas that shows up on Christmas cards and in story ...
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