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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 - Wesley Wilbanks, Walnut
by Mark Boehler
Wesley Wilbanks celebrates two things in October: his third anniversary as a Corinth firefighter and his 26th birthday. A 2010 Walnut High School graduate who played both football and baseball, he went to work in area factories after graduation. After talking to some friends who were firefighters, “I decided to give it a try,” said Wilbanks, the son of Kent and Shelia Wilbanks. “I fell in love ...
Man shot in Meigg Street area

by L.A. Story
A 25-year-old Corinth man was taken to Magnolia Regional Health Center after he was shot while walking in the area of Scales and Meigg Street early Tuesday morning. A report from Corinth Police Sergeant Ken Walker identified Ryon Friar as the victim of a shooting by an unknown subject around 2:49 a.m. Tuesday. Corinth Police officers responded to a 911 call where it was reported that “several s...
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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Young cast is featured in LINK...
Some of the Crossroads area’s youngest actors and actresses are beginning to exercise their skill...
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Small fire at Caterpillar
The Corinth Fire Department responded to a minor fire at the Caterpillar plant on Cardinal Drive ...
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Sports
Mississippi Prep Football...
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 state sports writers. Class Overall Scho...
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 recorded his ace from 101 yards using his hyb...
Sports Shorts
by the Daily Corinthian
Michie Firehouse 5K The Michie Firehouse 5K and Community Walk will take place Saturday, October 21 starting at 9 a.m. at the Michie Fire Department at 5725 Hwy. 22 South. ...
Corinth Volleyball Visits West Clinic
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
October is, and has been since the 1980’s, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month nationwide and has become synonomous with the pink...
Peters Wins Pigskin Picks
by the Daily Corinthian
What a difference a week makes. Following a week where a majority of pickers won 10 or more games, this past weekend tripped a lot o...
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. Andr...
DC Players Of The Week
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
For the second consecutive week there were multiple players who stood out among the rest as another week of high school football bec...
Opinion
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, signaled the beginning of a messy, divisive r...
Repeal of 'clean power' r...
by Sen. Roger Wicker
The Trump Administration is continuing its ambitious rollback of harmful federal regulations – this time taking steps to undo one of the most onerous and costly rules of th...
It's a dog's life and tha...
by Lenore Skenazy
Pet owners, I know your animals are cherished members of the family. What they aren't, however, are neurotic 21st-century Americans. So why are we starting to treat them th...
Is Trump the heir to Reagan?
by Patrick Buchanan
Three decades ago, as communications director in the White House, I set up an interview for Bill Rusher of National Review. Among hi...
Today's turn of the century problems
by Michael Barone
Is America in a new Gilded Age? That's the contention of Republican political consultant Bruce Mehlman, and in a series of 35 slides...
The great regulatory rollback of 2017
by Rich Lowry
One by one, the artifacts of President Barack Obama's rule by administrative fiat are tumbling. The latest is his signature Clean Po...
America's pain could be yours tomorrow
by Dr. Glenn Mollette
Northern California is suffering with some of the worse fires in that state's history. Twenty-three people have been reportedly kill...
Censorship strikes in Seattle
by Cal Thomas
If it were a plague, the government would rush to quarantine the infected, as occurred during Europe's Black Death in the 14th centu...
Crossroads
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 is filled with reports of harsh actions...
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...
History of Labor Day suggests much more than day of rest
by Stacy Jones
Like most Americans, I do not plan to be working Monday. I will refrain from labor on my day off. Many people, though, who see it as...
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