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Man charged in vehicle theft
by Zack Steen
A Tennessee man has been arrested for the theft of a vehicle from an Alcorn County used car lot. Sheriff Ben Caldwell said 25-year-old Michael Anthony Smith of Henning, Tenn., was arrested and charged with felony taking of a motor vehicle along with mutilation of motor vehicle identification number. Deputies responded to Wholesale Used Cars on County Road 200 on Monday night regarding a vehicle...
U.S. Marshals seek area fugitive
by Zack Steen
A man known to frequent the Corinth area is wanted by U.S. Marshals. Patrick Dillon Butler, a 24-year-old from Michie, Tenn., is considered armed and extremely dangerous. He is wanted on charges of methamphetamine possession and evading arrest by the McNairy County Sheriff's Department. A cash reward is being offered by the Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force for any information which leads...
City, county split on hospital board appointment
by Jebb Johnston
Corinth alderman and Alcorn County supervisors are at odds on a hospital board appointment. The Alcorn County Board of Supervisors on Monday voted to reappoint the longtime incumbent, Myrna McNair. The Corinth Board of Mayor and Aldermen last month had voted to appoint Tim Smith to the seat. Supervisor Tim Mitchell said McNair has served well for 25 years and made the motion to reappoint her to...
Fired up: Memorial bricks to help 
museum, F.D. save truck
by Jebb Johnston
Crossroads Museum is offering the community the opportunity to purchase a memorial brick to be placed around the planned structure that will house Corinth’s antique fire truck. It is part of a final push to reach the fund-raising goal of $55,000 to build a structure to display the antique truck, a 1924 American LaFrance which today sits inside the bay of the South Harper Road fire station. “To ...
People of the Crossroads - Wes...
Wesley Wilbanks celebrates two things in October: his third anniversary as a Corinth firefighter ...
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Man shot in Meigg Street area

A 25-year-old Corinth man was taken to Magnolia Regional Health Center after he was shot while wa...
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Pursuit results in fatal crash
Authorities are awaiting official identification of a suspect who died Sunday when his vehicle bu...
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Corinth legends: Cemetery tour...
The stories of eight historic Corinthians will come alive later this month when the second annual...
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Displaced Heritage festival se...
IUKA — Even a hurricane could not stop this festival. After being displaced from its traditional ...
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City closes Tate Street bridge
The City of Corinth is looking at options after closing a bridge on a busy street over the weeken...
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County school board OKs 3 bus ...
The county school district needs new school buses more than ever.
 Alcorn School District Superin...
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Miss Ole Miss: CHS grad electe...
OXFORD — She put her heart into something unexpected and it paid off. Corinth native, and 2014 Co...
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Support group hosts breast can...
When one is at one’s most afraid, there could possibly be no support more valuable than from thos...
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State women's clubs convention...
Women’s service clubs from across Mississippi will bring their message of “Lifting as We Climb” t...
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Official wants stronger telema...
One Mississippi official wants stronger telemarketer laws and is working to revise the state’s No...
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Outstanding citizen 
nominatio...
The search has begun for someone to sing the praises for those who often will not do it for thems...
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Sports
Local Schedule
by the Daily Corinthian
Thursday, October 19 HS Volleyball Playoffs/1st Round Corinth @ Lafayette County, 6 St. Joe’s @ Alcorn Central, 5 Kossuth @ St. Andrews, 5:30 Friday, October 20 HS Football...
MSU Faces Nebraska For Hu...
by Mississippi State Sports Information
STARKVILLE, Miss. — NCAA officials have agreed to grant waivers to college basketball teams wanting to play an extra exhibition game with the sole purpose of benefiting Hur...
MSU Faces Nebraska For Hurricane Victims
by Mississippi State Sports Information
STARKVILLE, Miss. — NCAA officials have agreed to grant waivers to college basketball teams wanting to play an extra exhibition game...
Haynes Intends To Build On Vandy Performance
by ole miss sports information
Oxford,Miss - The thought process was pass first, run second. A simple idea engrained into Marquis Haynes’ head by the coaching staf...
Pre Season All SEC Teams
by The Associated Press
First Team All-SEC KeVaughn Allen – Florida, G Yante Maten – Georgia, F Hamidou Diallo – Kentucky, G Michael Porter, Jr. – Missouri,...
Mississippi Prep Football Polls
by The Associated Press
The Associated Press Here are Mississippi’s top high school football teams in each class as selected by a panel of Associated Press ...
Tull Cards Ace
by the Daily Corinthian
Sam Tull recently had a hole-in-one on Hillandale’s challenging No. 16 partial island green. Playing from the senior tee, Tull recor...
Opinion
Insurgent candidates can ...
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
As he appeared at President Trump's side on Monday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell derided conservative insurgent candidates for the Senate saying that they might w...
Is war with Iran inevitable?
by Pat Buchanan
With his declaration Friday that the Iran nuclear deal is not in the national interest, President Donald Trump may have put us on the road to war with Iran. Indeed, it is e...
Trump makes timely appeal...
by Star Parker
President Trump addressed this year's annual Values Voters Summit in Washington, D.C. He is the first sitting U.S. president to do so. The Values Voters Summit is hosted by...
Voting Rights Act had a down side, too
by Charlie Mitchell
OXFORD  —A case the U.S. Supreme Court will decide this term illustrates what happens when good intentions go bad. The case is from ...
Pence may be Trump's best asset
by Cal Thomas
If a metaphor could be used for this White House, it might be a two-sided coin with President Trump the head and Vice President Mike...
Wicker praises Trump as '18 Senate race approaches
by Emily Wagster Pettus
JACKSON (AP) — Facing a potential Republican primary battle in 2018, U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker of Mississippi is stepping up his praise...
How the NFL lost to Trump
by Rich Lowry
Donald Trump isn't exactly on a winning streak, but he is beating the NFL in a rout. The league's commissioner, Roger Goodell, signa...
Repeal of 'clean power' rules will boost country
by Sen. Roger Wicker
The Trump Administration is continuing its ambitious rollback of harmful federal regulations – this time taking steps to undo one of...
Crossroads
Mississippi school board’...
by Stacy Jones
In the classic novel To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, one of the main characters, Atticus Finch, offers guidance to his daughter, Jean Louise “Scout” Finch, about the n...
We're in danger of repeat...
by Lora Ann Huff
Hearing the continuation of frightening threats of war and disunity in the news this week reminded me of a clipping my mother-in-law saved from a newspaper around 1965. The...
Rocker’s reported death u...
by Stacy Jones
The immediacy of technology is, on one hand, an asset. We can stay in touch with family and friends at lightning speed. It allows for interaction in real-time, as well as q...
Thinking about Las Vegas
by Lora Ann Huff
With all the sorrow in our world and all the constant unrest among groups of people, it’s quite easy to become discouraged. The news...
Educators’ responsibility is to teach students, not safeguard from violence
by Stacy Jones
This week I viewed a story on the evening news that disturbed me. No matter what restrictions—or lack of restraints—that one believe...
Children have a way with words
by Lora Ann Huff
A friend sent me some stories and comments made by children, and although I’ve shared some of them before, I thought we needed a smi...
Public education is vital to the success of our students
by Stacy Jones
I spent this week at a meeting in Nashville reviewing end-of-course assessment items for Tennessee’s state department of education. ...
A house and a home are different things
by Lora Ann Huff
Many years ago my Home Economics teacher at Alcorn Central High School marked me for life. Mrs. Lorene Dean stressed over and over t...
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