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Constable candidate dies of natural causes
by Jebb Johnston
A candidate for constable in Alcorn County has died. Wayne Maddox, who was running for constable post 1, died of natural causes on Monday, according to Coroner Jay Jones. Maddox was a former City of Corinth employee who worked in code enforcement. More recently, he was security director at Magnolia Regional Health Center. Maddox was running as a Democrat for constable post 1. The ballot is set ...
Little seeks big change at BHS
by Zack Steen
More than 50 parents and their Biggersville High School children gathered at the Alcorn School District Board of Education meeting Monday night. The group appeared before the five-person board in support of BHS basketball coach Cliff Little, who passionately talked about a student athletic block problem at the county school. “For the last several years, Biggersville High School athletes have no...
Nelms moved to Prentiss County...
Former Second District Supervisor Dal Nelms is now incarcerated at the Prentiss County Jail follo...
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CSD posing book challenge
Encouraging a love of reading while promoting literacy, the Corinth School District is posing the...
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McDowell doing concert at Coli...
The music industry suffered a huge loss on August 16, 1977. Legendary performer Elvis Presley die...
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Nelms to appear in Circuit Court
While Alcorn County begins to prepare to name a replacement for Jimmy Dallan “Dal” Nelms as Secon...
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Gray's last run set for Friday
EMT Ronnie Gray has been on thousands of calls. His last one comes Friday. The 66-year-old is cal...
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Sports
Bostonians wonder: Now what?
by The Associated Press
BOSTON -- Opponents are cheering the unceremonious demise of Boston's bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics, but some are wistfully wondering what might have been. The U.S. Olym...
Wallace aims for more tha...
by The Associated Press
MANKATO, Minn. -- The Minnesota Vikings acquired Mike Wallace for his speed and his experience at the wide receiver position. The former Ole Miss standout came to training ...
A-Rod takes pride in play...
by The Associated Press
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Alex Rodriguez doesn't remember any clubhouse conversations as a young player about still being in the game at 40 years old. "You talk more about 35, co...
Locals make huge Impact in World Series
by H. Lee Smith II
Three local players and as many coaches helped a 16U fast-pitch softball team have a huge impact this season. The 11-strong Mississi...
Kirk, Keith ink softball, soccer scholarships
by H. Lee Smith II
Recent Corinth High School graduate Jamia Kirk will continue the family tradition at Northeast Mississippi Community College. Kirk s...
NCAA: USM, Tyndall committed multiple violations
by David Brandt
The NCAA has outlined serious violations committed at Southern Mississippi, finding multiple violations in the men's basketball prog...
Contenders relying on recovered players
by The Associated Press
The fortunes of several potential Southeastern Conference contenders could hinge largely on players returning from serious injuries....
Greinke's shutout streak on hold for birth
by Ralph D. Russo
NEW YORK -- Zack Greinke's shutout streak is on hold while the Los Angeles Dodgers ace and his wife await the birth of their first c...
Opinion
The toxic worldview of Ta...
by Rich Lowry
Moses gave us the Ten Commandments. Paul gave us the Epistles. And Ta-Nehisi gave us "Between the World and Me." The new book by Atlantic writer Ta-Nehisi Coates, in the fo...
Initiative 51 state term ...
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – Mississippi voters have rejected term limits each time the question has come before them, but the United Conservative Fund group led by state Sen. Chris McDani...
Why selling baby parts sh...
by Cal Thomas
"...if we come to see ourselves as meat, then meat we shall become." -- Leon Kass, M.D., "Toward a More Natural Science" What is most shocking about an undercover video of ...
Obama kneecaps Congress
by Rich Lowry
If only President Barack Obama were as hard-nosed and clever in undermining our adversaries as he is in kneecapping the U.S. Congres...
The plot thickens with GOP candidates
by Marty Wiseman
With each passing day the anticipation of the first debate among the 15 or 16 Republican Presidential candidates grows more intense....
God burned Sodom and Gomorrah for their sins
by Sarah Hudson Pierce
President Ronald Reagan, quoted II Chronicles 7:14 in his 1981 Inaugural address when he said "If my people, which are called by my ...
Fair marks beginning of campaign stretch run
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – As the Neshoba County Fair prepares this week to once again enjoy its status as the state’s premier political stump, th...
A mideast game of thrones
by Pat Buchanan
As President Obama's nuclear deal with Iran is compared to Richard Nixon's opening to China, Bibi Netanyahu must know how Chiang Kai...
Crossroads
Teaching is a labor of love
by Lora Ann Huff
With the new school year just around the corner, I’m feeling sorry for the small children who will soon be getting into the routine of bus rides, long days in the classroom...
Quotes recalled from 1957
by Lora Ann Huff
The Corinth area lost two good men this week. I thought it quite ironic that Ralph Hurley and Leon Fields went home so close to the same time. Both are well known in our ar...
Novel's publication raise...
by Stacy Jones
Today I am driving through Alabama on my way to a wedding this week in Florida. I am sure that today, Tuesday, July 14, 2015, is somewhat of a special day in Alabama, but I...
Americans and Christians need a discerning spirit
by Lora Ann Huff
Someone mentioned the word “discernment” the other day, and that was the exact word I had been thinking about lately. At this moment...
Crossroads’ slugburger tradition carries history, nostalgia
by Stacy Jones
It is possible these days, in the time of modern technology, to open the Yelp app on a smartphone or visit Yelp.com on the web and s...
Film about loving, learning rates five-plus stars
by Terry Burns
I’ll See You in My Dreams, PG13, *****Plus, Blythe Danner, Martin Starr, Sam Elliott, Director Bret Haley, Two Flints Production Co....
Professor’s controversial tweets raise interesting questions
by Stacy Jones
Be careful what you rant about on social media—at least if you have a job subject to public scrutiny. Such appeared to be the case f...
Faith remains through cancer fight
by Lora Ann Huff
Everyone has a story – and several members of our Sunday School class have had extraordinary health issues for the past few years th...
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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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