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Several face drug charges
by Jebb Johnston
Corinth police reported several recent drug arrests. • Angela McGaha, 31, of County Road 750, Corinth, was arrested May 20 and charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of a controlled substance. She was released after posting $20,000 bond. The arrest followed a traffic stop at a business on Highway 72 on May 20, said Capt. Dell Green. A search uncovered 20 grams of methamphetam...
Charity event recalls Fraley's Drive In
by Steve Beavers
Keith Fowler started the campaign to take the strip back. Several others have jumped onboard because of their love of a once popular drive-in. A love of Fraley’s Drive In has created the Fraley’s Drive In Cruise 2016. The car show will be held on June 11 from 5-8 p.m. at Joe’s Diner. “It just blew up on Facebook,” said Fowler. “Fraley’s was part of everyone’s childhood in the 50s, 60s and 70s.”...
Church joins together to help pastor
by Steve Beavers
A local congregation is putting their words into action to help its pastor. Grace Community Church preacher and Bread of Life Food Ministry Director Tim Alvis is scheduled to have a heart procedure next month at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. Those who attend the Corinth church are having a benefit to raise money for Alvis to take care of traveling expenses during the trip. A spaghetti dinner ...
Summer feeding program availab...
The Corinth School District will keep the lunch lady working this summer. Corinth’s elementary an...
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People of the Crossroads — Kar...
Jumpertown fifth and sixth grade math teacher Karen Roberts is retiring May 31. A Jumpertown grad...
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Purple Heart group to honor ve...
Military Order of the Purple Heart Post Chapter 813 isn’t finished honoring military veterans. Th...
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Juveniles charged in home burg...
Corinth police arrested several juveniles who were allegedly involved in a home burglary. The thr...
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Legion to mark Memorial Day at...
Surrounded by the thousands of gravestones filling Corinth National Cemetery, locals will gather ...
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Shiloh marks 100th anniversary...
As Shiloh National Military Park continues to mark the 100th anniversary of the National Park Ser...
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People of the Crossroads: Darw...
Darwin Coleson has been around cars since he was in junior high school. The 55-year-old Eastview,...
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City continues property cleanup
Tall grass is keeping Corinth code enforcement busy. The mowing season brings a big increase in t...
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Nielsen tells CREATE about edu...
TUPELO — Don Nielsen has a plan of action. The Senior Fellow of Discovery Institute and chair of ...
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April jobless rate follows sta...
Alcorn County unemployment was 4.5 percent in April, following the state trend of a slight decrea...
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Woman hospitalized in 18-wheel...
A Kossuth woman remains hospitalized after a Wednesday night wreck in Corinth. Laura Holloway was...
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Sports
26th Annual NEMCABB All-S...
by H. Lee Smith II
Alcorn County will be well represented today at the 26th Annual Northeast Mississippi Coaches Association For Better Baseball All-Star Games. Both the present, and the past...
Ole Miss imposes scholars...
by The Associated Press
OXFORD -- Mississippi has self-imposed scholarship reductions in football because of NCAA violations and is still investigating more allegations involving first-round NFL d...
Florida eliminated top-se...
by The Associated Press
HOOVER, Ala. — JJ Schwarz was 4 for 5 with four RBIs runs to lead Florida to a 12-2, seven-inning victory over regular-season champion Mississippi State on Friday night in ...
Candy Classic Memorial Tennis Tournament results, photos
by H. Lee Smith II
Play in the 37th Candy Classic Memorial Tennis Tournament concluded earlier this week. The local tradition included play in Junior a...
Ole Miss advances to SEC semis
by The Associated Press
HOOVER, Ala. — Colby Bortles drove in four runs and Henri Lartigue scored three times in Mississippi's 12-9 victory over Vanderbilt ...
Baylor fires Briles amid assaults scandal
by The Associated Press
AUSTIN, Texas -- Ken Starr, who zealously pursued charges against a sitting U.S. president in a White House sex scandal, was strippe...
Lady Lions pace annual team
by H. Lee Smith II
The Biggersville Lady Lions defended their Division 1-1A fast-pitch softball championship. That helped lead to another repeat. Ali S...
Lartique powers Ole Miss past S.C.
by The Associated Press
HOOVER, Ala. — Henry Lartique had four hits, including a three-run homer in the eighth inning, to power Mississippi past South Carol...
Opinion
McCain continues battle a...
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – Politics is about nothing if not timing, and U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, saw his opportunity and seized upon it while President Barack Obama was on a sta...
A better way to run for p...
by Cal Thomas
The frustration of many voters over the way presidential candidates are selected has come to a head with Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, the presumptive nominees of their...
Women leave Clinton
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
In the past few days, Hillary Clinton has fallen behind Donald Trump in a number of major national polls. But the worse news for her is that her losses are almost entirely ...
Delta Council crowd hears a challenge
by Sid Salter
CLEVELAND – At face value, it’s still a day of Matlock meets Betty Crocker at a lawn party fish fry. Southern traditions – real and ...
Religious freedom in an age of secularism
by Star Parker
The late Claremont Institute scholar, Harry V. Jaffa, opened an essay he wrote called "The American Founding as the Best Regime," di...
Candidates need a good smack
by Roger Simon
Politics is a rough game, and it is the rare candidate for public office who could not benefit from a little smacking around. Still,...
The default candidate
by Rich Lowry
Hillary Clinton may be the weakest prohibitive favorite ever to run for the presidency. She is generally given strong odds of beatin...
Is Scarborough Shoal worth a war?
by Pat Buchanan
If China begins to reclaim and militarize Scarborough Shoal, says Philippines President Benigno S. Aquino III, America must fight. S...
Crossroads
Balance of busyness and i...
by Stacy Jones
According to an NPR story from last week, “busy people” tend to retain sharper memory as they age. If that tidbit is true, then I should be a “brainiac” after the last two ...
Americans should pause to...
by Lora Ann Huff
Spring is fading and it’s time for Memorial Day again, the day when we Americans should pause and remember those who, throughout our history, have given their lives defendi...
End of school year, comme...
by Stacy Jones
Another end of a year has come. No, it’s not the end of a calendar year, but anyone involved in education will know the time reference of which I speak. We educators, like ...
Be thankful for good memories of children
by Lora Ann Huff
My husband and I were married five years before having our first child. Actually we were concerned that we might remain childless, b...
Mothers are treasures full of wisdom, love
by Lora Ann Huff
This Sunday is Mother’s Day and I found something I used in my column almost ten years ago that I think will bring a smile to all of...
Former teacher, friend leaves behind unforgettable impact
by Stacy Jones
I knew my friend and former teacher George Souders for 28 years, since I was 14 years old. Even after knowing someone for so long, s...
Warren Williams – a valued staple
by Lora Ann Huff
For many years Warren Williams has been a valuable staple around Corinth. Working as a skilled auto mechanic and garage owner, he ha...
National Library Week brings fun and memories to local library
by Cody Daniel, Corinth Librarian
National Library Week at the Corinth Library was a wonderful time to reflect on how libraries transform. Indeed, as I mentioned prev...
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