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KHS baseball team gives back
by Zack Steen
Dressed in maroon and white, the young members of Kossuth High School's state championship baseball team gave hundreds of busy shoppers some holiday cheer on Saturday. Members of the team could be seen ringing the Salvation Army golden bell and wishing folks a Merry Christmas outside Wal-Mart’s front entrance in Corinth. The 21-member team took turns in 30-minute shifts, while Coach Trave Hopki...
Holiday classic reaps success
by Steve Beavers
Hoop is big at Da House. The last two years the Lighthouse Foundation has turned to basketball to make ends meet. For a second consecutive time, the Physician's Urgent Care Lighthouse Thanksgiving Classic enabled the organization to continue its mission. "We are pleased with how things turned out," said event organizer Vince Overholt of the 14 games played over two days at Corinth High School. ...
Wreaths Across America pays tr...
Fallen soldiers were honored Saturday at the Corinth National Cemetery. American Legion Post 6 pa...
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CT-A seeks volunteers
Continuing its legacy of outstanding performances, Corinth Theatre-Arts is actively seeking volun...
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Basket fund tops $9,200
The spirit of giving this Christmas season is alive and well in the Alcorn County area. Donations...
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Newspaper office will close early
The Daily Corinthian business office will close early at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Christmas Eve and w...
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Local minister meets President...
A local minister's efforts to build bridges across racial lines has taken him all the way to the ...
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Sports
Sims proves critics wrong...
by John Zenor
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The little boy approached Alabama coach Nick Saban with the directness only a kid can get away with. "Do we have a quarterback other than Blake Sims?" th...
Lawyer: Video shows Chad ...
by John Wawrow
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Mississippi football signee Chad Kelly's lawyer said he has video showing his client was not the aggressor in a fight at a downtown Buffalo nightclub last w...
Corinth throttles Amory i...
by H. Lee Smith II
Moving the start time didn’t do much for Amory, outside of getting the Lady Panthers and Panthers home an hour early than usual. Corinth had little trouble sweeping the Div...
Kossuth doubles up as top seed
by H. Lee Smith II
SPRINGVILLE -- The Aggies made the tiebreaker mute. Kossuth got a game-high 29 points from Rick Hodum and locked up the top seed in ...
BHS clubs, AC girls head to break on high note
by H. Lee Smith II
WALNUT -- One night later, the Biggersville Lady Lions knocked of a Class 2A contender. Jada Tubbs scored a game-high 25 points, inc...
Baldwyn takes two at Biggersville
by H. Lee Smith II
BIGGERSVILLE -- The schedule didn’t play out well for the Biggersville Lions. Looking to extend a two-game winning streak, Biggersvi...
Davis tabbed Tigers' 14th head coach
by Blake D. Long
BOONEVILLE -- Greg Davis will assume the duties of head football coach at Northeast Mississippi Community College effective January ...
White lifts Ole Miss past Coastal Carolina
by The Associated Press
OXFORD -- LaDarius White scored a career-high 26 points, including 6 of 8 from 3-point range, to lift Mississippi to a 71-68 win ove...
Opinion
Christmas no longer about...
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – I remember so well the unbearable anticipation of Christmas Eve with my sisters Sharon and Sheila in the little teacher’s home across from the Beulah-Hubbard s...
Bad geese suit heads back...
by Jack Elliott, Jr.
JACKSON — A south Mississippi goose owner has been ordered back to court to defend herself against a fellow gardener who was hurt while trying to escape an angry gaggle. Th...
Remembering what Christma...
by Wyatt Emmerich
Every Christmas I manage to find a perfect moment when time stands still and the beauty and purpose of life comes shining through with clarity and calm. That Sunday morning...
Obama tosses Fidel a rope
by Patrick Buchanan
The celebrations in Havana and the sullen silence in Miami tell you all you need to know about who won this round with Castro's Cuba...
Obama offers dangerous olive branch
by Rich Lowry
Candidate Barack Obama said that, as president, he would talk to anti-American dictators without precondition. He didn't mention tha...
National government is not the nation
by Cal Thomas
INDIANAPOLIS — If success at the state level were enough to recommend someone for president of the United States, Gov. Mike Pence of...
Does America want dynasties?
by Michael Barone
Earlier this week, Jeb Bush announced he was setting up a political committee to explore a presidential candidacy. Hillary Clinton h...
Share the blessings this Christmas
by Wyatt Emmerich
My apologies to Dr. Dick Blount, who will be upset at the attention. I have known Dick, a retired opthalmologist, for many years as ...
Crossroads
'Wild' -- From wild, wool...
by Terry Burns
Wild, R, *****, Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern. Director Jean-Marc Vallee. Fox Searchlight Pictures. Length 115 minutes. This is an adventure for Cheryl (Reese Witherspoon) ...
Christmas Joy
by Lora Ann Huff
“In the first light of a new day, no one knew he had arrived; things continued as they had been while a newborn softly cried. But the heavens wrapped in wonder, knew the me...
Christmas holiday has roo...
by Stacy Jones
On “the darkest evening of the year,” as he describes it in the poem “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening,” poet Robert Frost’s speaker muses over the conflict between obl...
The holiday elf sensation
by Stacy Jones
In 2005, author Carol Aeborsold self-published a book that would create a new holiday institution. The subject of the book was an el...
Sharing friends’ and family’s favorite recipes
by Sue Bronson
The story goes that once upon a time when cousin Billy was eating at a restaurant, the waitress asked if he wanted dessert. She prai...
Christ in Christmas
by Lora Ann Huff
Much has been said and written the last few years about an effort by some to change the term “Christmas” to “holiday” or some other ...
Best-loved Christmas movie has interesting setting and inspiring plot
by Stacy Jones
Sit back for a moment: you are now in Bedford Falls, as the sign reads in the movie. The snow is falling, and Harry Bailey is on his...
Western movie tells unusual, creative story
by Terry Burns
Homesman, R, *****, Tommy Lee Jones, Hilary Swank, John Lithgow, James Spader. EuropCorp. Director Tommy Lee Jones. Length 122 minut...
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Philip Henson (George) and Channing Palmer (Mary) are part of the 46-member cast of "It's a Wonderful Life." / Staff photo by Steve Beavers
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