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TV series details bizarre murder case with local investigators
by Steve Beavers
A simple burglary arrest turned into something more in 2008. Two investigators with the Alcorn County Sheriff's Department put the wheels in motion of solving a 23-year-old murder in March of that year. The details of the local arrest and shocking discovery of murder will be told by the Investigation Discovery (ID) network. The ID series, Murder Book, will be telecast on Feb. 3 at 8 p.m. and co...
New candidates for supervisor, election commissioner
by Jebb Johnston
Another candidate is in the running for supervisor. Shane Serio filed a statement of intent on Wednesday to run for supervisor in the Third District. He plans to seek the office as a Republican candidate. He is the only candidate thus far opposing the incumbent, Tim Mitchell (D), who will seek a second term. Also qualifying on Wednesday was Bill Gatlin, who is running for election commissioner ...
Alcorn unemployment at 6.2 per...
Alcorn County unemployment registered at 6.2 percent in December, continuing a downward trend fro...
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SCV scholarship pays tribute t...
Four new scholarships are now available to high school seniors. The Colonel William P. Rogers Son...
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Police arrest man in shooting
Corinth police have made arrests in a recent shooting and a sexual battery case. Bryson Warren, 1...
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Wall is close to being finished
The Corinth National Cemetery Wall remediation project is nearing completion. Malcolm Bailey of D...
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Panel gets restaurant variance...
If they can make it fit, owners of the Wine Barn hope to open a restaurant on their property. Mon...
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Sports
Maness claims weekly socc...
by H. Lee Smith II
Call her High Sierra. Corinth junior Sierra Maness was bestowed a high honor recently, being named the MaxPreps and National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) M...
Corinth, Kossuth split Tu...
by H. Lee Smith II
The Corinth Warriors moved one step closer to claiming the regular-season Division 1-4A title with another blowout win. Idle since a 27-point win over Pontotoc on Jan. 20, ...
Soccer: CHS hosting secon...
by H. Lee Smith II
The artificial surface at Warrior Stadium II is hosting its first soccer playoff match. The Corinth Warriors earned a home game in the second round of the Class 4A Mississi...
Big 4th quarter ends Bears’ skid
by H. Lee Smith II
PINE GROVE -- Trevor Godwin got loose and the Alcorn Central Golden Bears ended their losing skid. Godwin scored 16 of his game-high...
Co-leaders split in Division 1-1A
by H. Lee Smith II
JUMPERTOWN -- Biggersville and Jumpertown came in undefeated on both sides in Division 1-1A into Friday’s meeting. While one was gua...
Hall of Famer Ernie Banks dies at 83
by The Associated Press
CHICAGO -- Hall of Fame slugger Ernie Banks, the two-time MVP who never lost his boundless enthusiasm for baseball despite years of ...
2 Ole Miss football players arrested
by David Brandt
Mississippi safety Trae Elston and receiver Damore'ea Stringfellow were arrested and charged with disorderly conduct early Thursday ...
Late SEC Basketball: MSU ends 22-game road losing streak
by The Associated Press
AUBURN, Ala. -- Gavin Ware scored 16 points and added a season-high 17 rebounds as Mississippi State ended a 22-game road losing str...
Opinion
Winston Churchill: A man ...
by Cal Thomas
LONDON – It is an old debating point: Do the times make the man, or does the man make the times? In the case of Winston Churchill, whose death 50 years ago Saturday the Bri...
Freedom can't be taken fo...
by Wyatt Emmerich
Freedom cannot be taken for granted. The terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo brings that into perspective. In America, it is so easy to forget that much of the world is not f...
Obama's foolish Gitmo fix...
by Rich Lowry
President Barack Obama's State of the Union address was an advertisement for his ideological fixity, and so he reiterated his unbending determination to close down the pris...
Obama's attempt to turn the page is undermined
by Michael Barone
It's not in the printed text, but the most revealing words in President Obama's seventh State of the Union address came near the end...
GOP clown car runs into ditch
by Roger Simon
DES MOINES, Iowa – The Republican Party's clown car has become a clown van. With nearly two dozen possible presidential candidates, ...
Lee enjoyed marvelous law career
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – The death of the retired Mississippi Supreme Court chief justice Roy Noble Lee Sr. should be noted for what it is – the...
Two initiatives could neutralize funding issue
by Emily Wagster Pettus
JACKSON — All Mississippi politicians say they love education, especially during election years. The key question is: How do they tr...
Terror goal: Behavior modification of West
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
President Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron both missed the point in their characterization of the terror attacks in Eu...
Crossroads
Pancakes
by Lora Ann Huff
A story was forwarded to me lately that really reminded me of how God’s love is so amazing and so caring. Sometimes we are led to believe He is a punishing Father but the v...
Poignancy of Challenger d...
by Stacy Jones
I was truly part of the space shuttle generation. I vaguely recall being in first grade April 12, 1981, and watching the very first space shuttle, Columbia, blast off into ...
‘Boy Next Door’ keeps aud...
by Terry Burns
The Boy Next Door, R, **1/2, Jennifer Lopez, Ryan Guzman, Kristin Chenoweth, John Corbett. Director Bob Cohen. Universal Pictures. Length: 91 minutes. The film is rated R f...
Prayer for aging
by Lora Ann Huff
Someone has said that living a long life is what all of us dream of - but none of us wants to get old. I guess that’s true, and I’m ...
Little-known holiday encourages appreciation of squirrels during winter season
by Stacy Jones
After Christmas, I took down the tree and began getting ready for the next holiday I like to celebrate: Mardi Gras. I put up a wreat...
Upcoming holiday, recent movie return MLK’s vision to forefront
by Stacy Jones
I have walked across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama. I did not walk the distance that Martin Luther King, Jr. and his fe...
Because he lives, we can face tomorrow
by Lora Ann Huff
It’s January again and the last half of the month always brings back memories of the last days of my mother’s life - which actually ...
Mountains remind of God's power
by Lora Ann Huff
January is not the best time to visit the Smoky Mountains – but my husband and I celebrated our 43rd anniversary the day after Chris...
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Philip Henson (George) and Channing Palmer (Mary) are part of the 46-member cast of "It's a Wonderful Life." / Staff photo by Steve Beavers
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