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City board nixes shopping center sign request
by Jebb Johnston
The Corinth Board of Mayor and Aldermen narrowly rejected a variance request on Tuesday for a new multi-tenant business sign at Fulton Crossing. The former Kmart building is being divided into four tenant spaces by owner Fulton Improvements, LLC, and the sign would be for those four businesses. Some of the board members have expressed a desire to hold firm on not making exceptions for any new n...
Free concert: Shiloh park plans birthday bash
by Staff Reports
SHILOH, Tenn. — Music and celebration will be the order of the evening as Shiloh celebrates the 101st birthday of the National Park Service with a free concert. The concert-in-the-park will be held outdoors on Friday, Aug. 25 at Shiloh National Military Park, beginning at 5:30 p.m. on the front lawn of the park’s Visitor Center. There is no fee to attend the concert as they commemorate the begi...
Yard sale proceeds help 'Save the Truck'
by Zack Steen
Saving the fire truck, one fundraiser at a time. The latest edition of the Daily Corinthian Yard Sale is set for next month as monies continue to be collected to save a historic 1920s fire engine. Set for Sept. 23 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., booth space rental fees from the bi-annual event benefits the nonprofit Crossroads Museum’s efforts to build housing to display the 1924 American LaFrance pumpe...
Two Corinth pharmacy techs among MBN, DEA drug arrests
Two Corinth pharmacy technicians are among six Mississippi health care professionals facing felony drug charges in connection with investigations by the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. The arrests were announced Tuesday afternoon by Mississippi Department of Public Safety Commissioner Marshall Fisher and Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics Director John...
Man, inmates charged
 with sne...
A North Mississippi man was arrested after he was caught trying to sneak contraband into the Alco...
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Information sought in missing ...
The family of a former Corinth resident who has not been heard from since last week is seeking in...
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Shutterbugs wanted: Museum pho...
Lights, camera, action. The Crossroads Museum recently announced the return of its long running P...
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Police chief: No robbery at Lo...
The report of a robbery at Lowe’s on Sunday afternoon turned out to be a false alarm. “We had no ...
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Corinth gets 'rocked' by creat...
Corinth is being rocked — not by the music genre, but by actual stones. Anyone who frequents soci...
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Student enrollment holds even
Early attendance results are pointing to enrollment holding about even in the Corinth School Dist...
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County cracks down on drugs
TISHOMINGO COUNTY — A Corinth man was one of six people arrested on recent drug charges. The Tish...
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Shoplifting call leads to pursuit
An Alcorn County man faces a couple of felony charges after fleeing from officers Friday morning....
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Probation revoked for murder s...
BOONEVILLE — A Booneville man charged with capital murder in the death of his wife has been retur...
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Group shares info on home scho...
Ever been curious about what it’s like to home school? Well, the answers are only a few days away...
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Riding for warriors: Patriotic...
An Arkansas fishing company made a stop at a local business in Corinth Thursday morning as part o...
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Missing Corinth man found alive
An elderly Corinth resident who had been missing since Monday was found alive in a wooded area Th...
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Sports
Call In Scores
by the Daily Corinthian
With high school football kicking off this week and softball and volleyball already in full gear we need your help in getting game scores and information reported each week...
Sports Shorts
by the Daily Corinthian
•Plaza Lanes announces the formation of their Fall leagues. The Thursday Morning Coffee League (ladies only) will begin August 17 beginning at 9 am. The Monday Night Major ...
Local Schedule
by the Daily Corinthian
Thursday, August 17 HS Volleyball New Albany @ Alcorn Central, 5 HS Softball Thrasher @ Jumpertown (Varsity), 5 Tishomingo County @ ...
Scoreboard 08.15
by the Daily Corinthian
Tuesday, August 15 HS Volleyball @ Iuka (V) Alcorn Central 3 Tishomingo County 0 ACHS 25 25 25 TCHS 17 17 18 (Records) Alcorn Centra...
Pigskin Picks Returns
by the Daily Corinthian
Our popular reader-participation contest ‘Pigskin Picks’ is back for another season beginning next Tuesday, August 22. Look for the ...
Sports Shorts
by the Daily Corinthian
•Plaza Lanes announces the formation of their Fall leagues. The Thursday Morning Coffee League (ladies only) will begin August 17 be...
Call In Scores
With high school football kicking off this week and softball and volleyball already in full gear we need your help in getting game s...
Opinion
State will be a leader in...
by Sen. Roger Wicker
Mississippi’s leadership in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) is reaching new heights, thanks to a recent partnership with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Our stat...
Financial questions for 2...
by Jeff Amy
JACKSON (AP) — Decision time is drawing near for Mississippi's Charter School Advisory Board. While a proposed school in Clarksdale has an impressive list of supporters, th...
An ode to the little-love...
by Charlie Mitchell
OXFORD — Learning to text, to ask our phones for information and to instruct our cars to give us directions (and scold us for wrong turns) have been manageable. Throwing a ...
Movie adds to paranoia pileup for parents
by Lenore Skenazy
If you've seen the poster for Halle Berry's new movie -- or heck, noticed its name, "Kidnap" -- it will come as no surprise that a f...
The gang that couldn't threaten straight
by Rich Lowry
It was inevitable. Eventually, President Donald Trump would treat a foreign adversary as harshly as Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezin...
Google's 'tolerance' requires repression
by Michael Barone
Would a fair society have exactly the same percentage of men and women, of whites and blacks and Latinos and Asians, in every line o...
Is the American empire worth the price?
"When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight," Samuel Johnson observed, "it concentrates his mind wonderfully." And the prosp...
‘Certainties’ include universal health care
by Charlie Mitchell
OXFORD  — There are certain certainties we accept: death and taxes. Other certainties can be deduced from trends. For instance, the ...
Crossroads
Beloved poem encourages f...
by Lora Ann Huff
This week I was flipping through a book of poems written by Helen Steiner Rice and published in 1976 by Guideposts. One particular poem jumped out at me because the words s...
Sometimes you just have t...
by Lora Ann Huff
…So what do you do when you’re headed toward the top of a hill on a narrow street and read the sign that says “Dead End” – and you’re pulling a 16’ livestock trailer and yo...
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. ...
Beloved hymn has a special meaning
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 writ...
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...
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