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Public meeting set on city's brownfields program
by Jebb Johnston
A talk on the brownfields grant program Monday will report on what has been done thus far and allow citizens to offer input. Set for 5 p.m. Monday at the Corinth Library, the session on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Brownfields Assessment grant will include representatives of the city, EPA, DEQ and the environmental consultants. The brownfields grant is intended to encourage redevelo...
Handcrafted trays will highlight Green Market
by Zack Steen
What started as a hobby quickly turned into a business for Bobbie and Danny Sitton. The couple can be seen showing off their leisure works of art – handcrafted and hand-painted wooden trays – at Saturday’s Green Market at the Corinth Depot. Their business, WooD n B, was born from a honey-do list of sorts when wife Bobbie requested husband Danny build her a wooden tray. “Right after Danny retire...
JA helps children unwind
by Kimberly Shelton
From joyous laughter to uncontrollable giggles, it was a heartwarming scene to behold as Junior Auxiliary of Corinth members and volunteers gathered at the cottage of Pine Vale Children's Home to help the girls unwind after a hectic school year. “We wanted to make Memorial Day weekend fun and unforgettable for the girls and thought what better way to do that than to treat them to spa manicures ...
Golf benefit raises funds for Boys & Girls Club
by Zack Steen
Organizers are inviting people to golf for a good cause later this week at the Boys & Girls Club of Northeast Mississippi Golf Benefit. The second year event is set for Friday at Shiloh Ridge Athletic Club. “The golf benefit is a great way for the club to continue to support youth in the northern Mississippi area,” said event organizer and Chief Professional Officer Antoine Walker. “The funds p...
Crossroads People — Noah Carpe...
Riding and showing horses isn’t just a hobby for Noah Carpenter ... it’s his passion. The 13-year...
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Golf benefit to raise funds fo...
Organizers are inviting people to golf for a good cause later this week at the Boys & Girls Club ...
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Grateful supporters dedicate P...
Supporters of the Purple Heart monument wiped away tears Monday morning as the permanent tribute ...
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Veteran's story unfolds at Shiloh
SHILOH, Tenn. — There have been a bunch of war stories told here over the years. Some are shared ...
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People of the Crossroads — Cin...
Cindy Nowell has been the smiling face behind the tall receptionist desk at Glendale Elementary S...
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Locals salute the fallen at na...
Under a U.S. flag flying at half-staff, locals gathered at Corinth National Cemetery Sunday after...
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Several face drug charges
Corinth police reported several recent drug arrests. • Angela McGaha, 31, of County Road 750, Cor...
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Charity event recalls Fraley's...
Keith Fowler started the campaign to take the strip back. Several others have jumped onboard beca...
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Church joins together to help ...
A local congregation is putting their words into action to help its pastor. Grace Community Churc...
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Summer feeding program availab...
The Corinth School District will keep the lunch lady working this summer. Corinth’s elementary an...
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People of the Crossroads — Kar...
Jumpertown fifth and sixth grade math teacher Karen Roberts is retiring May 31. A Jumpertown grad...
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Sports
New locale a hit for NEMCABB
by H. Lee Smith II
The Northeast Mississippi Coaches Association for Better Baseball began its second quarter century in style. Some 80 players from 41 different schools in all six classifica...
Rebels' Freeze denies pay...
by The Associated Press
DESTIN, Fla. -- Mississippi coach Hugh Freeze is "owning the mistakes" made during his tenure, which now includes NCAA violations, but said neither he nor his assistants kn...
Cavs face challenge in fi...
by The Associated Press
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- LeBron James has already felt the stinging spray from the Splash Brothers in the NBA Finals. When league MVP Stephen Curry and trigger-happy Golden St...
Former Lady Tiger inducted to HOF
by Blake D. Long
One of the most outstanding women’s basketball players to ever put on a Northeast Mississippi Community College uniform has taken he...
BMC begins construction of facility
by Jeff York
Blue Mountain College officials recently announced that construction of their Baseball/Softball Sportsplex facility is now under way...
Texas A&M rallies past Ole Miss

by The Associated Press
HOOVER, Ala. --- Pinch-hitter Walker Pennington hit a three-run, go-ahead homer in the eighth inning and Texas A&M beat Mississippi ...
26th Annual NEMCABB All-Star Games
by H. Lee Smith II
Alcorn County will be well represented today at the 26th Annual Northeast Mississippi Coaches Association For Better Baseball All-St...
Ole Miss imposes scholarship cuts
by The Associated Press
OXFORD -- Mississippi has self-imposed scholarship reductions in football because of NCAA violations and is still investigating more...
Opinion
Cities should have room f...
by Michael Barone
Nearly a century ago, in 1920, the Census Bureau caused a ruckus when it announced that, for the first time, a majority of Americans lived in cities – even though its defin...
Will there always be an E...
by Pat Buchanan
In his op-ed in The Washington Post, Chris Grayling, leader of the House of Commons, made the case for British withdrawal from the European Union – in terms Americans can u...
Socialism for the uninformed
by Thomas Sowell
Socialism sounds great. It has always sounded great. And it will probably always continue to sound great. It is only when you go beyond rhetoric, and start looking at hard ...
Rules? What rules?
by Cal Thomas
"Rules are made to be broken" is a saying that has many variations, but perhaps no one has summed up Hillary Clinton's attitude (and...
Trump, Clinton tied in polls
by Michael Barone
It was conventional wisdom among the political cognoscenti during most of the primary season that Donald Trump could not win the gen...
Wright's time as superintendent at a crossroads
by Jeff Amy
JACKSON — Carey Wright wanted to be a superintendent pretty badly, but sometimes you have to wonder if she knew what she was getting...
Yes, Hillary was an enabler
by Rich Lowry
Donald Trump's philosophy is never to use a scalpel when a meat ax is available, and so it is with his attack on the Clinton scandal...
'The great white hope'
by Pat Buchanan
"Something startling is happening to middle-aged white Americans. Unlike every other age group, unlike every other racial and ethnic...
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Balance of busyness and i...
by Stacy Jones
According to an NPR story from last week, “busy people” tend to retain sharper memory as they age. If that tidbit is true, then I should be a “brainiac” after the last two ...
Americans should pause to...
by Lora Ann Huff
Spring is fading and it’s time for Memorial Day again, the day when we Americans should pause and remember those who, throughout our history, have given their lives defendi...
End of school year, comme...
by Stacy Jones
Another end of a year has come. No, it’s not the end of a calendar year, but anyone involved in education will know the time reference of which I speak. We educators, like ...
Be thankful for good memories of children
by Lora Ann Huff
My husband and I were married five years before having our first child. Actually we were concerned that we might remain childless, b...
Mothers are treasures full of wisdom, love
by Lora Ann Huff
This Sunday is Mother’s Day and I found something I used in my column almost ten years ago that I think will bring a smile to all of...
Former teacher, friend leaves behind unforgettable impact
by Stacy Jones
I knew my friend and former teacher George Souders for 28 years, since I was 14 years old. Even after knowing someone for so long, s...
Warren Williams – a valued staple
by Lora Ann Huff
For many years Warren Williams has been a valuable staple around Corinth. Working as a skilled auto mechanic and garage owner, he ha...
National Library Week brings fun and memories to local library
by Cody Daniel, Corinth Librarian
National Library Week at the Corinth Library was a wonderful time to reflect on how libraries transform. Indeed, as I mentioned prev...
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