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Drug Court
 sees success, 
says judge
by L.A. Story
Drug Court is not easy, but it has seen success. A Circuit Court judge provided an informative overview of why Drug Court was a good move in a climate of rising drug-related crime. First District Circuit Court Judge “Jim” Seth Pounds and First District Drug Court Coordinator Jennifer Cummings recently spoke to the Corinth Rotary Club about the usefulness and the triumphs of Drug Court. No matte...
Fashion, giveaways highlight show
by Kimberly Shelton
It was an exciting afternoon filled with fashion, fun and information as approximately 200 guests gathered in anticipation of the 2nd Annual Corinth Bridal & Event Show. Held at The Franklin Courtyard from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, the popular event included a variety of local and regional vendors as well as some lavish giveaways. Live entertainment was provided by the “Harvey Thompson Jazz Trio”....
U.S. judge delays
Benjamin's case
JACKSON (AP) — Sentencing has been delayed until Friday for a former Alcorn County state senator who pleaded guilty to paying bribes for prison contracts. U.S. District Judge Henry T. Wingate had been set Monday to sentence Irb Benjamin of Madison, but rescheduled the hearing last week. Lawyer Joseph Hollomon asked for the delay, saying Benjamin needs more time to prepare and "attend to medical...
People of the Crossroads – Zane Elliott, Corinth
Native Corinthian Zane Elliott’s reach is far and wide. The Corinth Municipal Court Clerk is a active volunteer and board member of Habitat for Humanity and the Alcorn County Fair Committee. He also currently serves as the president of the Corinth Kiwanis Club. “I’ve always said that a person should make each day count,” he said. “Volunteering and helping out in the community I love is one way ...
Man resists arrests,
faces fel...
A 29-year-old McNairy County, Tenn. man faces multiple charges after a weekend struggle with Alco...
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Civitan Club shows business ap...
Expressing gratitude for their community partners, the Corinth Civitan Club hosted a special "tha...
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Lenten Luncheons begins its 36...
Back by popular demand, the Lenten Luncheons will make their highly-anticipated return to the Wea...
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'Building Bridges' 
offers onl...
A new collaboration between the Baldwyn and Booneville school districts will open doors for state...
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Alcorn Schools 
set registration

The opportunity is near for Alcorn County children to register and get started on their journey t...
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CES students meet community he...
The kindergarten students at Corinth Elementary School can now answer the question “Who are the p...
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Supervisors take care of jail,...
Several items from the sheriff’s department and correctional facility came before the Board of Su...
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Delinquent lunch charge policy...
The Alcorn County School District recently reached out to provide clarification of its delinquent...
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Bridal event offers fun and in...
Those attending the 2017 Corinth Bridal & Event Show will have an opportunity to win fabulous giv...
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Collections flatten on tourism...
After several years of setting record highs, sales and tourism tax collections in Corinth appear ...
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Extension to
 host quail & 
tu...
Helping landowners create inviting habitats for a pair of the area’s most important game birds is...
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Courthouse trees set for a trim
The trees of court square are due for some trimming and pruning after some recent concerns about ...
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Sports
The Return Of Lance Lynn ...
by The Associated Press
JUPITER, Fla. — For the St. Louis Cardinals, seeing Lance Lynn back on the mound facing major league hitters was a win, no matter the results. Out of the big leagues last y...
Kent's Corner: What's Wit...
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
When it comes to the facts, call a spade a spade I always say. In layman’s terms: just tell the truth. With that in mind, my agenda this week has to do with the NCAA invest...
Scoreboard 02/27
HS Baseball (from Saturday, Feb. 25) (Booneville Classic @ NEMCC) Tishomingo County 7 TCPS 0 TCPS 000 00 - 0 TCHS 400 3X - 7 (WP) Ty...
The Thankless Job Of A Referee
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
Imagine yourself browsing the daily paper and finding yourself in the want ads. One ad in particular catches your eye and your atten...
Corinth, Biggersville Fall One Game Short Of Jackson
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
Two Alcorn County teams were all that remained alive heading into the second round of the boys North Half state playoffs Saturday ev...
Scoreboard 02/25
by the Daily Corinthian
HS Baseball (Booneville Classic @ NEMCC) (Game 1) Booneville 11 Sheffield (AL) 0 SHS 000 00 - 0 2 3 BHS 034 40 - 11 6 0 (WP) Weston ...
Opinion
Trump should work for bet...
by Cal Thomas
Before becoming a newspaper columnist I was a broadcast news reporter for local TV stations and occasionally appeared on the NBC radio and television networks. I have some ...
Deconstruct the administr...
by Rich Lowry
Steve Bannon blew a dog whistle for constitutional conservatives when he spoke of "deconstructing the administrative state" at the Conservative Political Action Conference....
Legislature deals with revenue bills
by Rep. Bubba Carpenter
The end of this week marked the deadline for House appropriations and revenue bills to be introduced and passed. The House Appropria...
What is the solution to the culture war?
by Patrick Buchanan
As the culture war is about irreconcilable beliefs about God and man, right and wrong, good and evil, and is at root a religious war...
The myth of the passive president
by Rich Lowry
President Donald Trump gives the impression of having done everything in his first month in the White House -- except think about Co...
What happened to conservative optimism?
by Cal Thomas
I had never heard of Milo Yiannopoulos until recently, perhaps because I don't visit some of the websites where his musings are publ...
Trump eviscerates the liberal media
by Larry Elder
It was riveting. In his first solo press conference, President Donald Trump spent much of the hour berating the media for what Trump...
Crossroads
Forty-year-old legislatio...
by Stacy Jones
n 1972, one of the most significant education amendments was implemented under the Nixon administration. Known to the public as Title IX, the legislation protected students...
Murphy's Law applies to m...
by Lora Ann Huff
While sitting in a doctor’s office the other day, I saw a framed list of Murphy’s Law scenarios and was laughing out loud before the doctor came in. Later I tried to find a...
Nothing's new and God nev...
by Lora Ann Huff
The other day my younger son complained that he felt like the project he was working on was just “spinning his wheels” and not really accomplishing anything. I understand t...
Valentine’s Day is full of legend and should be full of thought
by Stacy Jones
The world is full of poetry, much of it concerning love and the world of lovers. “If ever two were one, then surely we,” wrote Purit...
Black History Month comments raise questions
by Stacy Jones
This week, the president spoke favorably of the new National Museum of African-American History and Culture, part of the Smithsonian...
Jimmy Reed's stories always bring a smile, enjoyment every read
by Lora Ann Huff
(Editor’s Note: Jimmy Reed’s column can be found on page 10A in today’s newspaper.) Anyone who reads Jimmy Reed’s column in our news...
Be careful with lump sum benefit
by Roy and Diane Thompson
We received a phone call from a client this week regarding the Lump Sum Death Benefit and some misunderstandings of the rule. So, th...
Accomplished NASA mathematician no longer “hidden” in shadows
by Stacy Jones
Space was once dubbed the “final frontier,” and humankind endeavored to “transcend the surly bonds of earth,” as poet and aviator Jo...
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