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MDOC addresses inmate labor issue
by Jebb Johnston
The Mississippi Department of Corrections is not ruling out the possibility of some inmate laborers shifting to the Alcorn Community Work Center. But, in response to inquiries from the newspaper, MDOC said this week that the facility will continue to house inmates participating in the Alcohol and Drug Program after the scheduled end of the Joint State County Work Program on Aug. 1. “If the Alco...
Art auction supports Verandah-Curlee House
by Jebb Johnston
Local artists are putting some of their best work on the auction block to help the ongoing restoration of the Verandah-Curlee House. The silent art auction is back with the Home and Garden Tour. “We have more than 100 pieces of art that have been donated by very creative artists from Corinth and the surrounding area,” said Artist Guild President Sonny Boatman. “A wide variety of styles and medi...
County schools increase Intern...
Improving technology is a focus for Alcorn School District Network Administrator Rose Seaborn thi...
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MHP boosting holiday weekend e...
As many hit the road for one of the busiest travel weekends of the year, local law enforcement of...
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Program encourages inmates to ...
SELMER, Tenn. — A group of eight inmates from the McNairy County Jail made history this week when...
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City considers brown bagging ban
Now that liquor is legal in Corinth, the city is considering prohibiting the “brown bagging” of a...
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Palmer responds to allegations
A former investigator with the Tishomingo County Sheriff's Department wants to clear allegations ...
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Sports
NEMCABB enters silver ter...
by H. Lee Smith II
The Northeast Mississippi Coaches Association for Better Baseball turns 25 today. In line with the Sliver Anniversary, the annual All-Star showcase continues its expansion ...
SEC agenda includes trans...
by The Associated Press
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The Southeastern Conference agenda for spring meetings leans heavily toward ensuring other leagues don't have any competitive advantage, either from sat...
Harden's unique game hard...
by The Associated Press
HOUSTON -- Whether he's stirring the pot after a big shot or flailing his arms to draw contact en route to the basket James Harden evokes strong reactions from fans and pla...
Hawks' Carroll avoids serious injury
by The Associated Press
ATLANTA -- An MRI on DeMarre Carroll's left knee showed no structural damage, and he hopes to play for Atlanta in Friday night's Gam...
Tull 8 shots back after 1-over 73
by H. Lee Smith II
Alex Tull shot a one-over on Wednesday and now sits eight shots off of the lead after the second round of action at the NJCAA Divisi...
Howard unsure if he can play in Game 2
by The Associated Press
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard has a sprained left knee and is unsure whether he'll be able to play against...
Goodell wants to hear directly from Brady
by The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO -- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Wednesday it's his responsibility to hear directly from New England quarterback...
Tull 2 shots back after first round
by H. Lee Smith II
Alex Tull is part of a log jam. The Northeast Mississippi Community College freshman is among a group of three golfers two shots bac...
Opinion
The rail fantasy
by Rich Lowry
The Amtrak crash outside of Philadelphia was an invitation for practically every politician in the Northeast and every transit expert in America to complain about lack of f...
Is it really all our fault?
by Pat Buchanan
As Middle America rises in rage against "fast track" and the mammoth Obamatrade deal known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership, The Wall Street Journal has located the source ...
GOP will keep Senate
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Democrats are salivating at the prospect of recapturing the Senate in 2016. With 24 of the 34 seats up in this cycle now held by Republicans, the Dems are hoping to make up...
Danger for law enforcement officers never far away
by Charlie Mitchell
OXFORD — When they cranked their patrol cars to start their shifts on the Saturday night before Mother’s Day, Hattiesburg policemen ...
Does Rubio have that Reagan magic?
by Star Parker
Two new polls are showing a decisive bounce in the presidential run by Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio. In an Economist/YouGov p...
'Just Asking'
by Thomas Sowell
In a recent panel discussion on poverty at Georgetown University, President Barack Obama gave another demonstration of his mastery o...
Who is a journalist?
by Cal Thomas
My first job in journalism was as a copyboy at the NBC News Bureau in Washington, D.C. In my early 20s, I asked Bill Corrigan, the n...
B.B. King and 'Chains and Things'
by Rheta Johnson
I have made a long career out of writing about good people who are not celebrities, who typically appear in news pages a prescribed ...
Crossroads
Wonderful World
by Lora Ann Huff
Maybe I’m still on my soapbox this week, but after attending awards ceremonies in a county elementary school and then a kindergarten program in our city school, I have come...
‘King of the Blues’ says ...
by Stacy Jones
Last Friday I awoke to sad news on public radio: B.B. King died at the age of 89 at his home in Las Vegas late Thursday night. It had been expected after the announcement o...
Gun Law
by Lora Ann Huff
The trends and news of our day never cease to amaze me. Yesterday on national news I heard there’s a push now to legalize guns on college campuses. In fact, they reported t...
Downtown Corinth living offers observation, interest, vitality
by Stacy Jones
Living downtown and watching the transmutations of a town are akin to residing with a familiar companion and learning the nuances of...
Endless Summer
by Lora Ann Huff
My eyes filled with tears when I read the words on the tote bag in a local store. “We dream of summers that last forever.” The pictu...
Movie remains musical cult classic as it celebrates 35th anniversary
by Stacy Jones
The opening scene of the movie is classic: nighttime breaks into a smoggy morning haze, and the sun rises over the gridded landscape...
Latest Avengers movie has plenty of action
by Terry Burns
Avengers: Age of Ultron, PG-13 ***1/2, Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johanson, Jeremy Renn...
Barnabas
by Lora Ann Huff
Have you ever thought about how, in the grand scheme of things, you would like to be remembered when you’re gone? What do you do tha...
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Corinth Police Captain Landon Tucker and officer Chad Harville look over the wrecked Mercury Grand Marquis sedan near Gaylean Road and U.S. 72. Two shooting victims inside the vehicle where trying to get to the hospital.
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