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City board shelves annexed business' sprinkler request
by Jebb Johnston
The Corinth Board of Aldermen on Tuesday voted to dismiss Margaret Bradley’s variance request regarding a sprinkler requirement that is an obstacle to expansion of her business. The request, which first appeared before the board in April, ended with Tuesday’s vote. Bradley again appeared before the board and asked the city to provide water service. Her photography studio at 2103 Highway 72 East...
Pastor walking across America
by Steve Beavers
A Tennessee pastor is taking a stroll. One which covers 3,200 miles across the United States. Pastor Walter “Chick” McGill is on his way to Santa Monica, Ca. McGill, a former family counselor at Help for You in Corinth, is easily recognizable as he carries a huge American flag and wears a bright orange shirt in the coast-to-coast walk to promote a new birth of freedom and integrity in America. ...
Tourism board considers event ...
Six organizations got a helping hand from the Corinth Area Convention and Visitors Bureau Board d...
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Health scare inspires student ...
Avery Shappley’s near-death experience could be a lifesaver for others. The Corinth Civitan Club ...
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Readers asked to name local fa...
Ballots continue to flood in as Crossroads area residents cast their votes for Daily Corinthian’s...
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SportsPlex launches Digby scho...
Austin Digby never gave anything less than his best on the soccer field. The Corinth Sportsplex w...
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With no protest, park project ...
Now past the possibility of being put to a public vote, the park financing plan got final approva...
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Sports
Lady Aggies left looking ...
by H. Lee Smith II
SALTILLO -- Kossuth High School left Saltillo still looking for its first softball win of the season. The Lady Aggies also left plenty of runners on base. Kossuth (0-3) out...
Braves jump on Liriano in...
by The Associated Press
PITTSBURGH -- Justin Upton smashed his 24th home run of the season to spoil Andrew McCutchen's return as the Atlanta Braves beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-3 on Tuesday nigh...
Backup QB: Marshall will ...
by The Associated Press
AUBURN, Ala. -- Auburn's backup quarterback predicts Nick Marshall will win the Heisman Trophy this season. Jeremy Johnson expresses much less certainty over who will start...
Lady Warriors off to 3-0 start
by H. Lee Smith II
Corinth High School will take a perfect record into its new home debut on Thursday. Corinth claimed a pair of wins on Saturday at th...
North Mississippi Motor Park Speedway
by H. Lee Smith II
Racing was a no go two weeks ago the North Mississippi Motor Park Speedway due to thunderstorms. This past Saturday, racing returned...
Auburn, Bama open Top 10 for 4th time
by The Associated Press
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Alabama and Auburn are no strangers to going into seasons ranked in the Top 10 — just not at the same time. The ...
Football clubs going through rehearsals
by H. Lee Smith II
They do keep score, but this weekend’s jamboree action is more of a final dress rehearsal for local high school football teams. Play...
1st female Little Leaguer happy for 2 girls
by The Associated Press
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- More than six decades after Kathryn "Tubby" Johnston Massar cut off her braids, tucked her hair under her...
Opinion
Random thoughts on the pa...
by Thomas Sowell
I don’t know why we are spending our hard-earned money paying taxes to support a criminal justice system, when issues of guilt and innocence are being determined on televis...
Whatever you do, don’t sh...
by Rheta Johnson
ST. FRANCISVILLE, La. — I’ve met some brave people in my life: survivors of war, politics, natural disasters -- and one heroic woman in the Mississippi Delta who lived most...
Is Ferguson our future?
by Pat Buchanan
“America is on trial,” said Rev. Al Sharpton from the pulpit of Greater St Mark’s Family Church in Ferguson, Missouri. At issue, the shooting death of Michael Brown, Saturd...
It’s too easy to generalize about shootings by police
by Charlie Mitchell
OXFORD — A problem with public outrage when citizens — especially young citizens — are shot and killed by police is that no two situ...
Teen births down in Miss., other states
by Emily Wagster Pettus
JACKSON -- Republican Gov. Phil Bryant has said for years that one of his top goals is reducing Mississippi's teenage pregnancy rate...
Clinton not campaigning much for her party, unlike Nixon
by Michael Barone
Just about everyone noticed Hillary Clinton's scathing comments on President Obama's foreign policy in her interview with The Atlant...
Train's whistle means home
by Mark Boehler
I'm probably in the minority, but I love the sound of the train whistles as they pass through Corinth. I never really realized this ...
Musgrove’s zeal over full funding for MAEP hasn’t waned
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE  – The push being spearheaded by former Gov. Ronnie Musgrove to gin up lawsuits against the state over the failure of the...
Crossroads
Do you know what an aphor...
by Gary Andrews
Are you familiar with the word aphorism? Webster’s dictionary defines it as: a short, pointed sentence that expresses a wise or clever observation or a general truth. One a...
Watch Your Words
by Lora Ann Huff
How long has it been since you heard someone call another person a wench? Probably a long time. I remember when I was growing up hearing someone say something about “that o...
Legendary screen seductre...
by Stacy Jones
There was no doubt: after her first appearance in To Have and Have Not in 1944, everyone knew how to whistle. That classic scene still gets attention after 70 years, and wi...
‘A Most Wanted Man’: An edge-of-your-seats yarn
by Terry Burns
“A Most Wanted Man,” PG-13, ****, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rachel McAdams, Robin Wright, Willem Defoe, Homayoun Ershadi. Potboiler Pr...
Know where you are going; Know where you have been
by Gary Andrews
I overheard someone say that, “to know where you are going you need to know where you have been.” I believe this is a true statement...
Travel affords valuable education unobtainable elsewhere
by Stacy Jones
Mark Twain writes in the The Innocents Abroad that “travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our pe...
CT-A’s ‘Hairspray’ brings race, rock ’n’ roll, spirit
by Stacy Jones
When I landed a role in the upcoming Corinth Theatre-Arts production of “Hairspray,” I felt like a fraud. At the time of auditions i...
Life Phases
by Lora Ann Huff
While looking through some keepsake items the other day, I came across a story that was passed along to me several years ago by a te...
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Recent photos from the Crossroads
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Mother and daughter, Janessa and Sara Gibbs, return to where "Baby Jane Doe" was found almost 18 years ago.
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