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4H seeks volunteer leaders
by L.A. Story
If you have a hobby or a skill, then you may have something valuable to contribute to a new generation. This week is National Volunteer Week and Mississippi State University Extension Agent II Tammy Parker said many people have valuable knowledge and experience to offer young people as a 4-H volunteer. The MSU Extension Center celebrates National Volunteer Week and hopes the spirit of volunteer...
NAACP hosts annual banquet
by Jebb Johnston
The biggest night of the year for the Alcorn County Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People comes Friday. The Freedom Fund Banquet is set for 7 p.m. at the Weaver Center, 101 West Linden. It is the main fundraiser for the chapter, which has been a presence in the community since 1968. “This is an event for all people,” said Co-Chair Pauline Sorrell. “We’re aski...
Legion salutes Vietnam veterans
by Mark Boehler
Vietnam veterans did not get a warm welcome across America when the war ended on April 30, 1975. The Perry Johns American Legion Post 6 and Auxiliary want to say thanks to the many men and women who served in the military during the Vietnam War. Vietnam Veteran’s Recognition Day will be held on Saturday at the American Legion building on Tate Street and all Vietnam veterans and their families a...
Facing budget cuts, city schools will reduce staff
by Jebb Johnston
The Corinth School District will trim an unspecified number of staff members for the 2017-2018 school year as a result of state budget cuts and possible federal cuts. The board of trustees approved personnel in a special meeting on Tuesday for the three campuses and central office for 2017-2018. “When we’re facing these types of cuts, you’ve got to look at where you can cut costs,” Superintende...
Rebel Road Trip rolls through
Hundreds of Rebel faithful gathered Monday night as the Rebel Road Trip rolled into Corinth. It w...
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Sheriff's office hosts drug ta...
Have any expired prescription drugs lying around the house? Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell ha...
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Relay for Life ready with weat...
Even bad weather will not deter warriors who want to battle cancer. Alcorn County Relay for Life ...
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Home and garden show returns
The blooming spring colors of the gardens at the Frazier home will be one of the centerpieces of ...
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Junior leadership hosts day of...
Fresh air and outdoor fun is what the children of the community can expect this Saturday at Bisho...
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Citizens can help shape town's...
Corinth residents can help shape the city’s path for the next couple of decades as the Envision C...
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Prentiss County reports no maj...
(EDITOR'S NOTE: Two more tornado warnings were issued Saturday afternoon, the first for Prentiss ...
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Walk for Life —Prayers: 'Here ...
It appears prayers were answered when a break in the clouds allowed the sun to peek through for t...
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Corinth native earns education...
As a young girl she often “played school” with her Barbie dolls. Soon she would follow in her mot...
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Talking education: Superintend...
While Corinth schools continue to roll out innovative ways to prepare students for the future, th...
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Farmington hosts relic hunt se...
FARMINGTON — Success breeds success. At least that is what the mayor and the City of Farmington b...
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Large crowd enjoys Spring Flin...
A long line formed early awaiting the 2017 Spring Fling Connector Event and event organizer Tom C...
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Sports
Sports Shorts
by the Daily Corinthian
•Kossuth High School will host a 3-man scramble team draw benefit tournament at Whispering Pines golf course on April 29. The cost is $40 with cart included and includes tw...
Scoreboard
by the Daily Corinthian
(Tuesday, April 25) HS Baseball (1A Playoffs) Biggersville 12 Simmons 11 SHS 001 016 3 - 11 BHS 400 000 8 - 12 (WP) Quinton Knight (LP) Rounds; Multiple Hits: (BHS) Will Da...
Local Schedule
by the Daily Corinthian
Thursday, April 27 HS Tennis (Team Playoff’s) MSMS vs Alcorn Central @ Corinth City Park, TBA HS Softball Playoffs (3A Round Two) Ya...
Plaza Lanes Bowling League Results
by the Daily Corinthian
Here are the latest league bowling results for Plaza Lanes in Corinth. (Monday Night Major: Week of 04/17) Hughes Outdoor & Marina 5...
Scoreboard
by the Daily Corinthian
(Monday, April 24) HS Baseball Class 1A Playoffs/Game 3 Thrasher 8 Shaw 4 SHS 100 020 1 - 4 5 0 THS 001 016 x - 8 8 0 (WP) Easton Bo...
Local Schedule
by the Daily Corinthian
Tuesday, April 25 HS Baseball (Class 1A Payoffs) Simmons @ Biggersville, 4 *Game 3 to follow if necessary Bolivar @ McNairy Central,...
Opinion
Wicker’s 2018 challengers...
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – Much has been made of late of potential 2018 challengers to Mississippi’s junior Republican U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker of Tupelo. That traces back to the 2014 re-e...
Kat and Mahalia and Blind...
by Rheta Johnson
PASS CHRISTIAN — I tap along the brick floors that sold me on this old house, so opposite of the spongy ones in my North Mississippi hollow home, these never subject to rot...
Lessons still unlearned f...
by Star Parker
This weekend marks 100 days of the Trump administration. This milestone also coincides with a very important anniversary. Twenty-five years ago, April 29, 1992, riots explo...
Trumpcare being held up over a trifle
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
The House Republican "moderates" are holding up the Trump-Ryan health care bill over an issue that seems substantial but is really t...
It's time to get them before they get us
by Cal Thomas
As is almost always the case, signs of trouble preceded the latest shooting in Paris, which left one police officer dead and wounded...
No one owns science
by Rich Lowry
Science joined the #resistance over the weekend, or so the organizers of the March for Science would have us believe. Thousands of d...
How will latest efforts to reform food stamps impact Mississippi?
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE  – One inescapable reality is Mississippi’s status as the poorest state in the union. That reality also makes the utiliza...
Report says Mississippi pension funding too low
by Sid Salter
JACKSON (AP) — A new report says that even if Mississippi's public employee pension system was meeting investment assumptions, gover...
Crossroads
Organizing, packing light...
by Stacy Jones
One of the most exciting parts of a trip is the journey; however, one of the most difficult parts is the packing. It starts for me, of course, with a detailed list of items...
Passing on the old ways
by Lora Ann Huff
The other day I pinned two thick bath towels on my outdoor clothesline since my load of laundry was too much for the clothes dryer. Keeping those two big items out allowed ...
Beloved hymn has a specia...
by Lora Ann Huff
Don’t you wonder at times about the origin of some of the old hymns of the Christian church? What event or thoughts brought the writer to the point of penning the words, so...
There is a purpose to life
by Lora Ann Huff
Most of us have had those days or moments when we see what some call the “circle of life” and wondered what it all means – what’s th...
Neighborhood theater operator presides over local movie scene
by Stacy Jones
Some people enjoy just going to the movies, but not Rene Brunet. Owner of the Prytania Theater, Louisiana’s only single-screen movie...
Going green in 2017
by Lora Ann Huff
Readers have probably heard the story about the older woman’s encounter with a young grocery store clerk who was promoting the reusa...
International Women’s Day grounded in equality for all people
by Stacy Jones
In the book “Feminism is for Everybody: Passionate Politics” writer, feminist, and social activist bell hooks writes, “If any female...
Loving those vehicle commercials about safety
by Lora Ann Huff
Don’t you just love Subaru commercials? I don’t own a Subaru, have never even ridden in one – but if I was depending on TV advertise...
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