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Aldermen reject zoning variance for vet office
by Zack Steen
Neighbors spoke out against the opening of a veterinary clinic on Shiloh Road during Tuesday night’s meeting of the Board of Aldermen. Corinth realtor Judy Glenn represented current property owner Bob and Wanda Crowe and prospective property buyer Kay Jobe, who was requesting a zoning variance for the residential property. “We want permission to allow this property, which has always been used f...
Tours link students with the past
by Zack Steen
Students from area schools flooded downtown Corinth on Wednesday for LINK’s annual Architectural Discovery Walk. More than 250 sixth graders from Corinth Middle School, Alcorn Central Middle School, Biggersville Elementary School and Rienzi Elementary School learned about the past while on a ten stop tour of historical landmarks around city. “The discovery walk is a great way to introduce schoo...
Veterans service officer to po...
The Alcorn County Veterans Service Office is beginning to prepare for a possible change in leader...
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Complaints lead to drug arrest
An Alcorn County man was arrested Monday after an investigation of complaints of drug activity. O...
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Rienzi Elementary to host fall...
As autumn continues to delight with its colorful leaves and crisp, cool breezes, Rienzi Elementar...
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Blood drive set at Northeast a...
Mississippi Blood Services will hold a community blood drive from noon until 8 p.m. next Tuesday ...
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Pleas entered in rape, fondlin...
Alcorn County Circuit Court heard guilty pleas on charges of statutory rape and fondling this wee...
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Sports
Plaza Lanes Bowling Leagues
by H. Lee Smith II
Results from recent league action at Plaza Bowling Lanes. Monday Major 10-27 3 Nuts & A Bolt 24-8 Crow Hop Krew 18.5-13.5 Shot Who??? 18-14 Wendy’s Baconators 18-14 Outlaws...
CHS rolls in volleyball p...
by H. Lee Smith II
Corinth High School needed just three sets to garner the volleyball program’s third playoff victory. The Lady Warriors (21-9) dropped Choctaw County in straight sets -- 25-...
No. 3 Ole Miss relies on ...
by David Brandt
Statistics might not tell the whole story about how good No. 3 Mississippi's defense has been this season. But it's certainly a good place to start. The Rebels (7-0, 4-0 So...
MSU back at practice, works on Kentucky
by David Brandt
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State has spent the past month obliterating stereotypes about the program, ignoring a mediocre history and...
Pigskin Picks
by Pigskin Pete
Peggy Shinar claimed the Week 8 edition of Pigskin Picks, going 12-1. Three entries among the 47 total went 11-2. Shinar lost the Wa...
Less flash, more wins for Wallace, Ole Miss
by David Brandt
OXFORD -- Mississippi coach Hugh Freeze knows his quarterback Bo Wallace can throw for 300 or even close to 400 yards on just about ...
SEC 1st league to go 4 for 5 at top of AP poll
by Ralph D. Russo
Breaking down the ballots for the AP Top 25 and wrapping up college football's eighth weekend. BUCKLE UP Good luck, selection commit...
Kossuth continues AC dominance
by H. Lee Smith II
KOSSUTH — Kossuth scored on four of its first five possessions in continuing its dominance of rival Alcorn Central. The Aggies (7-2,...
Opinion
Fear can be a good thing
by Roger Simon
Can you get the light out of my eyes? No. Can you loosen the handcuffs? No. Why am I here? You coughed. Coughing is a symptom of Ebola. We must protect the homeland. But yo...
Ebola is low on list of f...
by Rheta Johnson
The dogs and I were out for a walk in a city of half a million recently, waiting our turn to use the crosswalk at a busy intersection. Schools were convening, people were r...
Houston pastors fight cen...
by Cal Thomas
Houston recently passed an ordinance through its city council that has sparked quite a bit of controversy amongst conservative evangelicals. The Houston Equal Rights Ordina...
The Military versus Marlboro
by Rich Lowry
We are losing a war in Iraq and Syria, the military is shrinking dangerously as global threats are growing, and yet the Pentagon is ...
You never had it so good
by Roger Simon
I hardly know where to begin. Ebola continues to spread around the world; the Islamic State pushes closer to Baghdad; the Secret Ser...
Panetta's book is a contract hit by hillary
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Leon Panetta, Bill Clinton's former chief of staff, and Hillary's choice for that post when he was appointed, has come out with a bo...
Chelsey is fine and well
by Rheta Johnson
The niece Chelsey grew up in this column, a recurring character from the time she was born until she graduated college. Then she dis...
What are the surprise races in this election?
by Michael Barone
One question I’m asked in every electoral cycle is, “What are the surprise races in this election?” My answer in recent years has be...
Crossroads
Pursuit of happiness or h...
by Terry Burns
Hector and The Search for Happiness, R, ****, Simon Pegg, Rosanund Pike, Jean Reno, Stellan Skarsgaird, Christopher Plummer, Ming Zhao, Toni Collette. Relativity Media. Dir...
Turnip Green Cookoff high...
by Stacy Jones
Returning after school to a home where my mother regularly cooked turnip greens for dinner was a distinct experience. The air was filled with an aroma that is difficult to ...
Grocery Shopping
by Lora Ann Huff
A news item caught my eye the other day and was rather disturbing. The quote was something like “Are America’s supermarkets in trouble?” The content of the article was that...
Festival affords taste of classic New Orleans lyricist
by Stacy Jones
Some days you just need a little gris-gris. Originating in West Africa as part of the voodoo tradition, gris-gris consists of an amu...
Here comes 'The Judge'
by Terry Burns
The Judge, R, ****, Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall, Verga Farnigu, Billy Bob Thornton. Warner Bros. Director David Dobkin. Length ...
CT-A’s Becky’s New Car drives audience between reality and fantasy
by Stacy Jones
We all encounter instances in our lives when we would love, even momentarily, the opportunity to escape what may seem the humdrum qu...
Clothes Lines
by Lora Ann Huff
While having a telephone conversation with my friend in Columbus the other day, she mentioned she had just hung her wash out on the ...
Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned
by Terry Burns
Gone Girl, R, *****Plus, Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry, Carrie Coon. New Regency Pictures. Director D...
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Supply Sergeant Glen R. Marsh (from left), Rickey Crane with Veterans and Family Honors and MS Project Package Coordinator and Founder Rickey Pope put together a care package to be mailed to a deployed mid-south soldier in Iraq. / Staff photo by Steve Beavers
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