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$500,000 bond set in murder case
by Jebb Johnston
Charged with murder, Amartrie Moss is being held with bond set at $500,000 following his first appearance in Corinth Municipal Court for arraignment Friday morning. Seventeen-year-old Moss is charged as an adult in the shooting death of Anthony Beene, 19. Municipal Judge John Ross Jr. appointed Clay Nails to serve as counsel for Moss. A preliminary hearing may be held on Monday. Nails said the ...
Couple marries aboard depot caboose
by Jebb Johnston
A Tennessee couple recently tied the knot at the caboose on the grounds of the depot museum. Pam Sizemore, née Bryant, married Randy Sizemore at the depot on July 3. She said they are both train fans, and she wanted a pretty place for the ceremony. “I loved it,” said Sizemore, an employee of Adamsville Elementary School. “The people were really nice there, and the weather was awesome. I would d...
Factory demolition paves way f...
The dismantling of the Wurlitzer building in the Corinth industrial park on Fulton Drive began ea...
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Monthly tax collections dip
Tax collections took a minor dip in the latest month while holding onto slight growth for the fis...
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Mrs. Mississippi to promote or...
Raising awareness for a cause near and dear to her heart, Mrs. Mississippi Dawn Kennum Gaines of ...
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$500,000 bond set in murder case
Charged with murder, Amartrie Moss is being held with bond set at $500,000 following his first ap...
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Juvenile charged with murder i...
A 17-year-old turned himself in early Thursday morning after a fatal shooting on Johns Street Wed...
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Sports
Sprint Car Series takes t...
by Zach Steen
The stars of the United Sprint Car Series will invade the Crossroads tonight at the North Mississippi Motor Park Speedway in Corinth. The 30-lap race will feature high spee...
Corinth, Shannon share 1-...
by H. Lee Smith II
The Corinth Warriors and Shannon Red Raiders have split their six regular-season matchups since the former Little 10 Conference rivals were reunited in Division 1-4A. The t...
Quickest route into NFL g...
by The Associated Press
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- The Southeastern Conference has become the most popular jumping-off point for underclassmen looking for a head start on NFL careers, creating more spots...
Plaza Lanes Bowling Leagues
by H. Lee Smith II
Results from recent bowling league action at Plaza Bowling Lanes. Summer Fun 7-24 Women’s Lib 26-10 Sweeter Than Yoo-Hoo 23-13 Justi...
Ripley product to lead Union efforts
by Blake D. Long
BOONEVILLE -- Standout pitcher Ben Hellums has made the choice to assist in the rebuilding process of a team that just successfully ...
Manning getting used to new faces
by The Associated Press
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Though his physical condition is no longer a big question mark for Peyton Manning, when he looks around at train...
Forsythe resigns as MCHS boys’ coach
by Jeff York
SELMER, Tenn. -- McNairy Central boys’ basketball coach Steve Forsythe has resigned his position and will remain at the school as a ...
AC participates in Lady Tiger team camp
by Blake D. Long
BOONEVILLE -- Twelve squads representing nine high schools from across the Southeast descended upon the Northeast Mississippi Commun...
Opinion
Is Putin worse than Stalin?
by Patrick Buchanan
In 1933, the Holodomor was playing out in Ukraine. After the "kulaks," the independent farmers, had been liquidated in the forced collectivization of Soviet agriculture, a ...
Democrats lose big bet on...
by Michael Barone
Words mean what they say. That's the basis for the decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in Halbig v. Burwell invalidating the Internal Revenue Service...
Rick Perry's bold border ...
by Cal Thomas
Gov. Rick Perry of Texas plans to order 1,000 National Guard troops to his state's border with Mexico in an effort to stem the tide of immigrants illegally entering from Ce...
Hamas' useful idiots
by Rich Lowry
Sound bites are usually meant to obfuscate as much as clarify. Rarely is one so incisive as the line uttered by Israeli Prime Minist...
No more aid to the Palestinian Authority
by Cal Thomas
The anti-Semitic “tradition” of blaming Jews for the world’s problems mostly took a temporary back seat in light of the indiscrimina...
A New York Yankee in King Cotton's court
by Rheta Johnson
They say that the Mississippi Delta begins in the lobby of the Peabody Hotel in Memphis and ends at Vicksburg, Mississippi’s, Catfis...
The Day of the Hawk is at hand
by Pat Buchanan
The bombing of Pan Am 103 over Lockerbie was premeditated mass murder. Gadhafi was taking revenge for Reagan's raid on Tripoli in 19...
Obama dragged down by chaos, not by the economy
by Michael Barone
"Why do you think President Obama's job rating is falling, even though the economy is recovering?" the interviewer asked. It's a fai...
Crossroads
Sixties ‘Folk’ songster m...
by Stacy Jones
It was 49 years ago this week that CBS News describes as “the day rock music really got rolling.” The anniversary doesn’t involve Elvis, Chuck Berry, the Rolling Stones, or...
Obeying the law is in God...
by Gary Andrews
Much of the problems hindering today’s social society are that everyone wants to live by their own rules and not abide by rules put in place years and years ago. I remember...
New School Year
by Lora Ann Huff
Someone may think I’m harping about parenting and having the right attitude with our children and grandchildren, but with a new school year just around the corner, I think ...
Tips on being a better parent ... or grandparent
by Lora Ann Huff
Many of us wish we could do a better job at parenting or grandparenting. Researchers have found that what grown-up children look bac...
Receiving God’s message through song
by Gary Andrews
I am a fan of gospel music and I really enjoy the Gaithers and all of the old time singers coming together to perform. I have only s...
Keepsakes help keep memories alive
by Lora Ann Huff
This week I came across an article I wrote many years ago, and in order to keep the memory of a couple of special folks from our com...
One of Corinth’s newest bands adds some ‘jazz’
by Stacy Jones
Corinth has its own three-piece jazz ensemble. And while “jazz ensemble” may not be the most exact moniker for the trio, they do inc...
‘Freedom Summer’ anniversary should honor sacrifices for the common good
by Stacy Jones
A platitude often repeated in small Southern towns pertains to a wistful yearning to return to “easier” times. However, this idyllic...
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Recent photos from the Crossroads
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Mother and daughter, Janessa and Sara Gibbs, return to where "Baby Jane Doe" was found almost 18 years ago.
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