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Trump sworn in as 45th president
by Julie Pace: AP White House Correspondent
WASHINGTON — Pledging to empower America’s “forgotten men and women,” Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Friday, taking command of a deeply divided nation and ushering in an unpredictable era in Washington. His victory gives Republicans control of the White House for the first time in eight years. Looking out over the crowd sprawled across the National Mall, Tr...
ACHS students plan for mission trip to Haiti
by Bobby J. Smith
A group of eight Alcorn Central High School football players are raising money for an upcoming mission trip to Haiti. Their fundraisers, which will begin soon, include a T-shirt sale, silent auction, spaghetti dinner and a punch-out card fundraiser. On June 6 the group will travel to Haiti to spend approximately 12 days doing missionary work, including building a house. “We need to raise $8,000...
Parks shocked by proposed school consolidation bill
by Zack Steen
A Oxford senator introduced a bill to the Mississippi Legislature this week that would merge North and South Tippah School Districts. Sen. Gray Tollison (R-Lafayette, Panola) filed Senate Bill 2462 which states the North Tippah School District and the South Tippah School District shall be consolidated into one school district to be designated as the Tippah County School District effective July ...
People of the Crossroads – Bryan Essary
by Kimberly Shelton
A veteran actor and director, Farmington Baptist Church Music Minister Bryan Essary enjoys sharing his love of dramatic and performing arts with others. The Corinth native will return as guest director in Corinth Theatre-Arts’ non-musical spring comedy “Lend Me a Tenor”. The 59-year-old is also working on a Valentine’s Day dinner show at FBC titled, “The Trial of the Wicked Witch”. A 1976 Corin...
Music Club presents first conc...
“If life was a piano light and darkness would be the keys. And shadows would be the melody that c...
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Adult and 3 children sent to h...
A slippery roadway may have caused a one-vehicle wreck Wednesday night. Four people, including th...
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Rienzi Library welcomes new ma...
RIENZI — The Rienzi Library has new books, a new look and a new face. D.E. Wilson of the Boonevil...
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Tax collector wants to add dri...
Alcorn County is looking at the possibility of establishing a drive-through location for resident...
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People of the Crossroads — TaN...
A spokesperson for victims of sexual and domestic abuse, Miss Black Mississippi U.S. Ambassador 2...
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Essence Ladies plan Annual Lup...
Raising awareness for a chronic, complex and prevalent autoimmune disease that affects more than ...
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Tip leads to large drug bust
A tip on a wanted individual led to a substantial drug bust Sunday morning. The Alcorn County She...
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Wildlife supper entertains adv...
More than 550 wildlife supporters chowed down Tuesday night on the likes of opossum roast, veniso...
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Shiloh Road rough spot to be f...
The bumpy patch on North Shiloh Road between Shiloh Ridge and Henderson Road is due to be fixed i...
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Memphis college memorializes C...
Corinth native and artist Peter Bowman is being remembered as beloved, quirky and covered in pain...
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People of the Crossroads — Ton...
Encouraging her students to shoot for the moon, Shining Star Gymnastics Owner Tonya Miller Duffey...
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Gospel concert will benefit St...
Taking advantage of the historic Corinth Coliseum Civic Center's stunning acoustics, Billy's Ente...
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Sports
Kossuth Rolls Over Central
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
Alcorn County hosted two big division matchups Friday evening as Alcorn Central faced Kossuth and Biggersville hosted Pine Grove. • At Glen, Central was hoping for at least...
Scoreboard 2 01/20
by the Daily Corinthian
(G) Pontotoc 69 Tishomingo County 41 Pontotoc 27 14 17 11 - 69 Tishomingo County 3 15 8 11 - 41 (TCHS) Katie Powers 9, Morgan Perkins 7, Madelyn Griffin 7. (B) Ponototoc 56...
Scoreboard 1 01/20
by the Daily Corinthian
(G) Pine Grove 71 Biggersville 33 Pine Grove 28 18 20 5 - 71 Biggersville 11 8 0 14 - 33 (BHS) Tyleshia Davis 16. (B) Biggersville 9...
Scoreboard 01/20
by the Daily Corinthian
HS Basketball (from Tuesday, January 17) (G) Belmont 51 Kossuth 33 BHS 13 9 15 14 - 51 KHS 7 11 4 11 - 33 (KHS) Morgan Hodum 9, Eliz...
Local Schedule
by the Daily Corinthian
Friday, Jan. 20 HS Basketball Corinth @ Aberdeen, 6 Kossuth @ Alcorn Central, 6 (WXRZ) Pine Grove @ Biggersville, 6 Tishomingo Count...
Opinion
Noble intent defies parti...
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – There is nobility in the idea that Mississippians would want to elect judges on a non-partisan basis. The idea that justice has an either Republican or Democra...
Education tops legislativ...
by Rep. Lester "Bubba" Carpenter
The state legislature had a full schedule during the third week of the 2017 legislative session, which began Monday with a joint Education and Appropriations committee meet...
Why does Obama get a pass?
by Larry Elder
President Barack Obama and his team  still  engage in a hissy fit over Donald Trump's questioning Obama's place of birth. To even raise the issue is to "otherwise" the firs...
Legislative session tackles big issues
by Rep. Nick Bain
We have had an encouraging start to the 2017 Legislative session, and I am once again reminded of the privilege you have given me to...
Trump's inauguration is not without precedent
by Michael Barone
The United States has just had three consecutive eight-year presidencies, and it's only the second time in history that that's happe...
Time to try a different way
by Cal Thomas
Some years ago a friend of mine wrote a book titled "The Seven Last Words of the Church, or, We've Never Tried It That Way Before." ...
Reagan and Trump: American Nationalists
by Pat Buchanan
Since World War II, the two men who have most terrified this city by winning the presidency are Ronald Reagan and Donald Trump. And ...
Conservatism is not racism
by Star Parker
The confirmation hearings of Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions, President-elect Trump's nominee for Attorney General, provided plenty of...
Crossroads
God is the provider of tr...
by Lora Ann Huff
After such a controversial presidential election this year and finding few things that were “normal” in the process, about all I can say on this Inauguration Day is that we...
Return to groundbreaking ...
by Stacy Jones
I received in the mail Wednesday an eBay item I ordered and was excited to obtain: the complete DVD set of the 1970s TV sitcom ‘All in the Family.’ I have seen almost every...
A cheerful heart is the b...
by Lora Ann Huff
Recently our five-year-old granddaughter Rilee Bea hurried into her mother’s room and declared, “Mama, I just bless-youed and the most disgusting stuff came out!” Hollie th...
Week marks loss of memorable English teachers
by Stacy Jones
This week has not been an easy one for some of us in the Crossroads area who hold fond memories of our former English teachers. For ...
'Jackie' movie offers valuable perspective
by Stacy Jones
I saw the biopic “Jackie” this week. Although I was born after John F. Kennedy’s presidency and assassination, I have long been fasc...
God made us all different ... even mules
by Lora Ann Huff
Everyone has heard the expressions, “books can take you places you’ve never been before” and “movies can take you places…” Both are ...
New Year's holiday follows long tradition, ends 2016 bittersweetly
by Stacy Jones
Each year I approach New Year’s Eve with excitement. Nevertheless, the holiday, immediately following the most commercialized holida...
Christmas hurrying obscures meaning
by Lora Ann Huff
The other day my older daughter said she wondered where you go to have that Christmas that shows up on Christmas cards and in story ...
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