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Tip leads to large drug bust
by Jebb Johnston
A tip on a wanted individual led to a substantial drug bust Sunday morning. The Alcorn County Sheriff’s Department arrested Billy Stevens, 29, of County Road 715, Corinth, and charged him with five felony offenses — possession of a controlled substance (marijuana), possession of a controlled substance (cocaine), trafficking of a controlled substance (morphine), aggravated trafficking of a contr...
Wildlife supper entertains adventurous diners
by Zack Steen
More than 550 wildlife supporters chowed down Tuesday night on the likes of opossum roast, venison chili and duck n’ rice. The adventurous cuisine took center stage at the 39th Annual Wildlife Tasting Supper inside the Crossroads Arena. While participants dined on a sampling of the wildlife selections, judges performed a taste test of 97 entries. “It was a big night, and some really good cooks ...
Shiloh Road rough spot to be fixed
by Jebb Johnston
The bumpy patch on North Shiloh Road between Shiloh Ridge and Henderson Road is due to be fixed in the next few weeks. It has been a big source of complaints to city officials. Public Works Director Clayton Mills said it was on the agenda for APAC to resurface the patched spot the two times that the contractor was in Corinth to do other work, but they ran out of time and it didn’t get done. The...
Memphis college memorializes Corinth artist with exhibit
by Jebb Johnston
Corinth native and artist Peter Bowman is being remembered as beloved, quirky and covered in paint. A former art instructor and popular artist in Memphis, he is the subject of a memorial exhibition at the Memphis College of Art Rust Hall Main Gallery, 1930 Poplar Avenue, Overton Park, through Jan. 26. One of his paintings commissioned by Milton Sandy Sr. can currently be seen at the Corinth Art...
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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Consultant will study local to...
The tourism office is ready to find out exactly who’s coming to Corinth and identify opportunitie...
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Hospital employees will suppor...
In the business of giving, employees with the local hospital plan to give even more in 2017. Magn...
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Kossuth man faces meth charge
A Kossuth man arrested at a roadside safety checkpoint in Prentiss County faces a felony drug cha...
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Blood drive set in Corinth
Encouraging Crossroads residents to roll up their sleeves, Mississippi Blood Services (MBS) will ...
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People of the Crossroads — Mel...
Despite being diagnosed with a debilitating disease in 2008, Biggersville resident Melvin Steed i...
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Sports
Wild And Crazy World Of S...
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 Bulldogs hosted No. 5 Kentucky at the ‘Hump’ a...
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, Jan. 20 HS Basketball Corinth @ Aberdeen,...
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...
Scoreboard 01/17
by the Daily Corinthian
HS Basketball (Tuesday, Jan. 17) (G) Pontotoc 71, Corinth 38 PHS 17 17 20 17 — 71 CHS 4 11 13 10 — 38 (CHS) Kristen Herman 19, Adays...
Local Schedule
by the Daily Corinthian
Tuesday, Jan. 17 HS Basketball Kossuth @ Belmont, 6 Alcorn Central @ Hardin County, 6 Pontotoc @ Corinth, 6 Biggersville @ Jumpertow...
Opinion
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 Mississippi Sound, about 50 protest...
The shameful war on Betsy...
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 working to give poor kids more educatio...
Tax cuts and economy weig...
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 obligations of sorrow and dismay. So far ...
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...
State must move past analog governing in a digital world
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – As noted in prior writings, I’ve watched the evolution of the digital divide in Mississippi from several unique vantage...
Ben Carson is a role model
by Cal Thomas
During his Senate confirmation hearing, Dr. Ben Carson, secretary of Housing and Urban Development-designate, told a story. He said ...
Legislators have a busy week
by Rep. Bubba Carpenter
Several committees held their first meeting of the 2017 Regular Legislative Session last week, and four bills made their way to the ...
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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 memora...
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 those of us who were inspired by those i...
'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 ...
Sifting through holiday emotions not always easy

by Stacy Jones
In the opening of the 1965 classic holiday cartoon ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas,’ the title character expresses a sentiment about Chri...
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