e-Edition Jobs Specialty Publications Buy Photos Contact Us
Top News
Festival highlights fun-filled day of events
by Kimberly Shelton
Today is a big day for the Crossroads area as multiple events are set to kick off at once. Corinth Elementary School will hold their annual CES PTO Fall Festival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., enticing all to enjoy a fun-filled day of food, laughter and carnival games. For over two decades, the Warriors have held the fall festival as a means of raising funds for their school’s parent teacher organizat...
National FFA officer teaches leadership
by Steve Beavers
KOSSUTH – FFA isn't just about cows and plows anymore. Kossuth High School FFA instructor Brad Gilmore uses the phrase often. "FFA is a leadership course," said Gilmore. "A lot of kids don't join because they think they have to be a farmer. We use agriculture to develop leadership." A visit by a national officer in the organization hammered home Gilmore's belief on Wednesday. "FFA isn't just fo...
Tax collections continue upwar...
An upward trend in sales tax collections helped make fiscal 2014 the best for the city in six yea...
full story
Sportsman's Banquet set for today
SELMER, Tenn. – Volunteers with a local ministry want to see it expand. The next step begins toda...
full story
Local man arrested on drug cha...
An Alcorn County man was arrested on drug charges following a traffic stop this week. Michael Lyn...
full story
New indictment made in former ...
An Alcorn County Grand Jury returned a new indictment in the sexual battery case of former Farmin...
full story
Block party makes debut
Marking the beginning of a hopeful new tradition, the Fillmore Street Block Party will make its d...
full story
Sports
Lady Warriors walk off fo...
by H. Lee Smith II
Corinth answered Mooreville’s seventh-inning run ... twice over. The Lady Warriors sent five batters to the plate and all reached in a two-run seventh as Corinth (11-5) reg...
Warriors looking to bounc...
by H. Lee Smith II
The Corinth Warriors are looking to bounce back from their first regular-season loss since Aug. 30, 2013 while continuing one of its oldest series. Corinth (3-1) travels to...
Tonight’s Ticket: Alcorn ...
by H. Lee Smith II
Alcorn Central (1-3) @ Mantachie (2-2) When: Tonight, 7 Where: Mantachie High School Coaches: Alcorn Central, Jeff Boren (3rd year, 5-21); Mantachie, Timothy Joe Seago (1st...
Lady Warriors unscathed in first league leg
by H. Lee Smith II
The Corinth Lady Warriors volleyball team finished the first half of the Region 1, District 1 double round-robin a perfect 6-0. Cori...
Plaza Lanes Bowling Leagues
by H. Lee Smith II
Results from recent league action at Plaza Bowling Lanes. Monday Major 9-22 Hughes Outdoor 10-2 Almost a Harem 8-4 Wendy’s Baconator...
Tigers hit the road to face No. 1 EMCC
by Blake D. Long
BOONEVILLE -- Northeast Mississippi Community College’s football program is ready to tangle with its second nationally ranked oppone...
Lady Lions even their mark in Division 1-1A
by H. Lee Smith II
THRASHER -- Biggersville recorded nine base knocks -- hitting for the cycle as a team -- as the Lady Lions downed Thrasher 9-3 in sl...
Corinth, Kossuth edged in road league outings
by H. Lee Smith II
Corinth and Kossuth fell in an early hole as far as the slow-pitch softball playoffs are concerned. The Lady Warriors (10-5, 0-1) ca...
Opinion
Why do Americans hate Ame...
by Cal Thomas
After some hand-wringing over British citizens who have chosen to fight with ISIS, Prime Minister David Cameron said he thinks one reason for the defection is that too many...
Book gives parents unique...
by Thomas Sowell
Anyone who knows what anxiety, and sometimes anguish, parents go through when they have a child who is still not talking at age two, three or even four, can appreciate what...
Act establishes path to e...
by Dr. Carey M. Wright
Being a good reader is critical to success in school. That’s why Mississippi’s youngest students started this school year with classes that provide a greater emphasis on li...
On ISIS, Congress should vote
by Rich Lowry
We have as close to a national consensus as possible in the war against ISIS. Polls show the public wants strong measures. Practical...
Fine print raises doubts of both approaches to MAEP ‘full funding’
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE — Former Gov. Ronnie Musgrove wants Mississippi to sue its way to so-called “full funding” of the Mississippi Adequate Ed...
Bryant emphasizes distrust of refugee program
by Jeff Amy
JACKSON — Gov. Phil Bryant’s distrust of President Barack Obama is flaring again. The Republican is once more citing something he fe...
News doesn’t come any harder
by Rheta Johnson
McCLELLANVILLE, S.C. — Highway 17 heading north from Charleston is the kind of funky, low-country trail I love. Roadside vendors sel...
Obama forced by events to reverse course
by Michael Barone
Iraq, immigration, inversion. On all three of the issues referred to, President Obama finds himself forced by events to do something...
Crossroads
Southern women remain an ...
by Stacy Jones
Southern women are lively, interesting characters. A couple of friends reminded me of that fact this past week. First, the Miss America pageant apparently got some Southern...
Remembering the music of ...
by Lora Ann Huff
Watching a recent TV replay of a retirement concert by the Statler Brothers, I remembered the days when as a teenager, I began to love their music. The first song coming to...
Trains remain part of dow...
by Stacy Jones
Where I live in downtown Corinth, every day is like the opening of the Johnny Cash song “Fulsom Prison Blues”— without the prison bars. A block away from the railroad cross...
Wonderful muscadines bring back memories
by Lora Ann Huff
Browsing through the fresh produce in the grocery section of our local super store, I got a whiff of a unique smell that takes me ba...
A list of movies to be released in September
by Terry Burns
Maybe this will be a handy sheet for movies that just might be worth the time. Doing this by the month should make for a list worth ...
Govan sang “sweet soul music” with distinct Memphis style
by Stacy Jones
He may not be a household name like Otis Redding, the singer to whom he was most often compared, but Memphis musician James Govan wa...
After November passes through nothing will live
by Terry Burns
he November Man, R, ***, Pierce Brosnan, Luke Bracey, Olga Kurylenko. Dreamline. Director Roger Donaldson. Time 1 hour 48 minutes. “...
Children and the Bible
by Lora Ann Huff
Children never cease to amaze us – they obviously listen when we think their minds are otherwise occupied and they come up with conc...
AP Video
This week in Pictures
Recent photos from the Crossroads
Image 1 / 14
Mother and daughter, Janessa and Sara Gibbs, return to where "Baby Jane Doe" was found almost 18 years ago.
Local Events
event calendar Icon_info

Friday, September 19, 2014

no events are posted for this date post one now Icon_info

see all events
why subscribe?
Subscribers get access to all content, including daily E-Edition

Featured Businesses
RSS Feeds
Daily corinthian stories feed