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CHS to honor two former faculty members
by Kimberly Shelton
Remembered for their excellent instruction and tireless dedication to students, two former Corinth High School faculty members will be honored during a special reception on Thursday. Held from 6 to 8 p.m. at Pizza Grocery, Coach Frank Dorsey, Jr. and late Instructor Bill Deenie will be celebrated as the 2016 Distinguished Faculty/Staff of the Year. “We invite former students, friends and loved ...
Grand event seeks volunteers
by Bobby J. Smith
The call is out for volunteers to help with the Grand Illumination — a showpiece event for local history and business that returns in November after a four-year hiatus. The Grand Illumination involves placing 12,000 brightly-lit “luminaries” around Corinth, including at the site of Battery Robinett at the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center and a path that will highlight Corinth’s antebellum ...
Three nights of music highlight festival
by Zack Steen
The Hog Wild Festival returns this week with good barbecue and great entertainment. The 26th annual event set for Thursday through Saturday in downtown Corinth features a sanctioned competition by the Kansas City Barbecue Society and three nights of music. Entertainment gets started on Thursday night with the Corinth-based bane, HomeBrew taking the stage at 6 p.m. Also on Thursday night, Tupelo...
Two local pageants deemed successful
by Kimberly Shelton
This year’s Miss Alcorn County Magnolia State and Miss Heritage Magnolia State Pageants proved to be a smashing success with dozens of contestants vying for titles. A preliminary to the Miss Magnolia State Pageant in Vicksburg, the 2016 competitions were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24 at Shiloh Ridge Golf Course. Open to Mississippi residents (both boys and girls) ages 0 to 100, the pagea...
Zika virus case number rises t...
Two more Prentiss County residents have been diagnosed with the Zika virus, bringing to three the...
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Waste day the biggest ever
Thousands of pounds of chemicals, electronics and other potential hazards are getting recycled ra...
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Auditions set for the Haunted ...
Spine-tingling screams will fill the historic Coliseum Civic Center on Thursday, Sept. 29 as the ...
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Sales tourism tax show gains
Fiscal 2016 closes with a mixed month for local tax collections, but both the sales and tourism t...
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Reenactment won't happen for F...
FARMINGTON – For the second straight year the city of Farmington will not host a civil war reenac...
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Corinth business group meeting...
The Corinth chapter of Business Network International (BNI) is meeting Tuesday morning at Pizza G...
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Belk sets charity shopping event
Non-profit organizations interested in raising money are encouraged to participate in Belk of Cor...
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Museum names photo contest win...
Patty Mills’ bubble burst many times before she got the perfect shot. The magic moment finally ca...
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Rotary Club laces up for 5k
Lacing up their running shoes, organizers and participants are gearing up for an annual footrace....
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Schools approve hirings
Leading with servant hearts, the Corinth Civitan Club installed new officers last week. Readily a...
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Sports
Kent's Corner:What Sports...
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
Many of you who are reading this article right now have kids who participate on various athletic teams where they attend school. Have you ever thought about what your expec...
Monday Area Sports Recap
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
Two area teams were in action last night. Here’s a look at how each team performed. • Kossuth got back on the winning track by taking care of Falkner 15-5 in local softball...
Pigskin Picks Winner
There were 48 entries in the weekly Pigskin Picks contest this past week, which is a new high in entries since I have been in this seat. Out of the 48 participants, 17 of t...
Ole Miss Crushes Georgia
by The Associated Press
OXFORD — Mississippi quarterback Chad Kelly faked the handoff and then took off running toward the end zone. A few seconds and 41 ya...
Third Annual Corinth Softball Tournament
by Kent Mohundro
Corinth hosted eight regional high school softball teams Saturday in the 3rd annual Corinth Softball Tournament at the Lady Warriors...
State and Regional College FB Scoreboard
Ole Miss 45 Georgia 14 Mississippi State 47 UMass 35 Alabama 48 Kent State 0 Tennessee 38 Florida 28 Auburn 18 LSU 13 Kentucky 17 So...
Kossuth holds off late Corinth rally to win
by Kent Mohundro
Corinth had waited almost exactly a year for redemption against county rival Kossuth, but redemption will have to wait another year....
Local High School Football Recap
by Kent Mohundro
Here’s a look at how all the other area teams fared last night on the gridiron: •Thrasher proved they are for real as they dominated...
Opinion
As prison closes, state s...
by Jeff Amy
JACKSON (AP) — If you've got to keep paying for something, you might as well use it. That, more than anything, might be the logic behind the announcement from Mississippi C...
Domestic migration explai...
by Michael Barone
Let's step back, as we approach the first presidential debate of the 2016 campaign, and look back to try to understand how voting patterns have changed over a generation, b...
'Favors' to blacks aren't...
by Thomas Sowell
Back in the 1960s, as large numbers of black students were entering a certain Ivy League university for the first time, someone asked a chemistry professor -- off the recor...
Where can voters ‘park’ their presidential votes?
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – First and foremost, I’m not advocating the whole notion of voters taking a powder on choosing between the Democratic pr...
How Bill Clinton helped the Saudis
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
As President Obama vetos legislation giving the families of 9/11 victims the right to sue Saudi Arabia, a prominent and devoted Clin...
Letter: We must get out of our bubbles
To the Editor: It has been a true education for me during my first year as a public servant in Jackson.  The most important thing I ...
What Happens to the Democratic Party if Clinton Loses?
by Michael Barone
There's been lots of speculation about the fate of the Republican Party if (as most of the prognosticators expect and hope) Donald T...
How Trump can win the debate
by Pat Buchanan
On one of my first trips to New Hampshire in 1991, to challenge President George H. W. Bush, I ran into Sen. Eugene McCarthy. He was...
Crossroads
Familiar aromas can bring...
by Lora Ann Huff
Isn’t it funny how a particular aroma or the crispness of a seasonal breeze can take us, in our minds, to another place or another time – reminding us of favorite people or...
Cultural anthropologist p...
by Stacy Jones
There is no longer an overabundance of juke joints left in the Delta and the remainder of the Deep South. In July, Willie “Po’ Monkey” Seaberry, 75, owner of Po’ Monkey’s i...
Witnessing death, remembe...
For the first time ever, I watched someone die this week. Even when it’s seemingly peaceful, it’s still not easy. My cousin Jim, who was 68, 24 years older than me, was a m...
Universities should not 
sacrifice freedom to 'protect' students
by Stacy Jones
One of the loudest news headlines this week concerns “safe spaces” and “trigger warnings” on university campuses. For those who are ...
Events of 9/11 still fresh 15 years later
by Lora Ann Huff
Yesterday I heard an announcement about a TV special for this weekend called “Fifteen Years Later.” The words brought back reminders...
Proper grammar should remain in era of electronic communication
by Stacy Jones
When I learned to write whole paragraphs in second grade, Ms. Linda Johnston urged us at Ramer School to employ good grammar. We wer...
Everything that happens is not God’s will
by Lora Ann Huff
With so much pain in the world and so many people searching for answers to so many questions, we seem to have become a bewildered so...
Family breakfasts make special memories
by Lora Ann Huff
Recently I read an article describing typical family meals in the 1950’s in the South, and it brought back many memories. The writer...
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