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Many are thankful for Andrew Loyd
by Zack Steen
Many people are thankful for 11-year-old Andrew Loyd on this Thanksgiving Day. The late Farmington youngster always wanted to help those around him, and he was often drawn to movies with larger-than-life super heroes. In 2012, Andrew’s life was cut short by his mentally ill father. Soon after his death, Andrew become a real life super hero by becoming an organ donor. “I never thought such honor...
Benjamin's company has many accreditation contracts
by The Associated Press
(Editor's Note: All information related to Alcorn County in this story has been previously reported in the Daily Corinthian, which also interviewed Irb Benjamin for a story published last Friday. The two-time escapee in question is now serving 15 life sentences. Benjamin was hired for management of the jail and correctional facility after Alcorn County Sheriff Charles Rinehart gave up the dutie...
County searches for jail warden
Security Chief Roger Settlemires was made the acting warden at the Alcorn County Regional Correct...
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Dinner Bell offers pancake bre...
Dinner Bell Steak and Fish is paying it forward and getting into the spirit of giving. The Corint...
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Burglar hits five Corinth busi...
The Corinth Police Department is investigating the burglary of five businesses, mostly restaurant...
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Easom youth ready to greet the...
Visions of snowflakes and frost-covered splendor will captivate audiences as the Easom Foundation...
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Safe shopping encouraged as bi...
While shoppers hunt for Black Friday bargains, thieves may also be on the lookout for easy pickin...
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Sports
Lady Aggies use 3s to win...
by H. Lee Smith II
KOSSUTH -- The Lady Aggies rode nine 3-point baskets to head into Thanksgiving unbeaten. Darbie Coleman scored a game-high 14 points and hit four 3-pointers -- the last the...
Texas A&M, LSU meet on Th...
by The Associated Press
COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- The Texas A&M Aggies will play on Thanksgiving for the first time since 2011 when they host LSU, hoping the game stokes a rivalry between the team...
Cowboys, Eagles play for ...
by The Associated Press
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Tony Romo still talks about wishing he had been on the field instead of at home following back surgery when the Cowboys lost a playoffs-or-bust finale t...
MACJC All-Star Classic to feature new twist
by Blake Long
BOONEVILLE – The Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) All-Star Football Classic will feature a slight al...
Bench pivotal part of Grizzlies' strong start
by Clay Bailey
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — With the Los Angeles Clippers still hanging around in the fourth quarter, the Memphis Grizzlies' reserves put them ...
Host clubs maintain perfect marks
by H. Lee Smith II
KOSSUTH -- Local basketball fans will get an early Thanksgiving treat today. Four teams combining for a 19-1 mark will play for the ...
Egg Bowl has rare national clout
by David Brandt
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott is already a part of Egg Bowl lore, thanks to his unlikely performance in l...
Bills rout Jets in rescheduled game
by The Associated Press
DETROIT -- After a week of frightening weather and an abbreviated practice schedule, the Buffalo Bills played one of their best game...
Opinion
Hagel didn't start the fire
by Pat Buchanan
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, a Vietnam war veteran and the lone Republican on Obama's national security team, has been fired. And John McCain's assessment is dead on. Hag...
Nobody is pushing Thomas ...
by Michael Barone
Last spring, you may remember, the French economist Thomas Piketty was all the rage in certain enlightened circles. His book "Capital" shot up to the No. 1 spot on bestsell...
Beware of our betters
by Thomas Sowell
Jonathan Gruber's several videotaped remarks about the gross deceptions that got ObamaCare passed in Congress should tell us a lot about the Obama administration. And the w...
Bipartisan prison contract review board features strong characters
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – If anyone was expecting Gov. Phil Bryant to appoint a state Department of Corrections contract review task force panel ...
Obama is shamefully careless of his oaths
by Rich Lowry
To think that President Barack Obama has taken the oath of office four times (through accidents of circumstance, twice each time he ...
Ronald Reagan inspired our nation
by Wyatt Emmerich
It’s been fifty years since Ronald Reagan made his national political debut. The recent Republican congressional victories prove tha...
Let’s reform immigration to encourage immigrants
by Michael Barone
“When the facts change, I change my mind,” economist John Maynard Keynes said when charged with inconsistency. “What do you do, sir?...
Obama is going rogue president
by Pat Buchanan
Asserting a legal and constitutional authority he himself said he did not have, President Obama is going rogue, issuing an executive...
Crossroads
Classic serves up 14 games
by Steve Beavers
Hoop Heaven. Corinth High School will be the place to be for those in need of a heavy helping of high school basketball. Fans will get their fill Friday and Saturday with 1...
Cornbread
by Lora Ann Huff
Cornbread has been my lifelong staple when it comes to eating. I love it – so when I read the current issue of “Mississippi Farm Country” the other day, I enjoyed the artic...
Good movies are coming ou...
by Terry Burns
I decided to write about some of the movies coming out this holiday season and at the first of the year. “The Imitation Game” follows cryptanalyst Alan Turing during World ...
Death of novelist’s sister makes reading of To Kill a Mockingbird more poignant
by Stacy Jones
Each fall I look forward to the time in the semester when I can introduce my sophomore students to one of my favorite books of all t...
What God has done He can do again
by Lora Ann Huff
Passing by the church of my childhood the other day, I immediately thought about the people of the past, folks who helped shape my l...
Mississippi museum recognized for immersing youth in the arts
by Stacy Jones
The arts get minimized too often in our culture. We generally see the effect of this minimization in public schools. In 2013, in Chi...
Veteran's Day
by Lora Ann Huff
Last week’s column didn’t make it to print on time because my computer was sick – but I still wanted to use portions of the writing ...
'The Best of Me' is Excellent Love Story
by Terry Burns
“It is not enough that we do our best; sometimes we must do what is required” Winston S.Churchill. The Best of Me, PG13, ***, James ...
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