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City talks intersection upgrade
by Jebb Johnston
The Corinth Board of Mayor and Aldermen is requesting price quotes on a signalization upgrade at the intersection of Harper, Shiloh and Kendrick Roads to include left turn signals. The new signalization would include protected left turns on all sides, sensors and pedestrian controls. The intersection does not currently have traffic sensors. Dave Huwe, director of community development and plann...
Food event raises chapel funds
by Steve Beavers
Fillmore Street Chapel has put some local women in the kitchen. The First United Methodist Women have been in a cooking mood in an ongoing effort to restore the popular downtown chapel. The women's group of First United Methodist Church is out to raise more money for chapel restoration with its frozen foods sale Saturday at Red/Green Market. "We have lots of everything," said chapel committee m...
Literacy initiative takes anot...
As part of its new literacy initiative, the Corinth School District is partnering with the Dollyw...
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Tourism funds two requests
A pair of funding requests were approved by the Corinth Area Convention and Visitors Bureau Board...
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Animal shelter ordering specia...
Animal lovers will soon have a chance to show their support for the Corinth-Alcorn Animal Shelter...
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Keenum gets raise, extension
STARKVILLE — Mississippi State University President Mark Keenum has received a raise and a four-y...
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Welcome Center hosts open house
The Alcorn County Welcome Center is presenting its gift to the community at the beginning of Dece...
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Sports
Biggersville clubs fall a...
by H. Lee Smith II
NEW SITE -- Defending Class 3A champion Booneville used a 24-17 advantage in the second half to down the Biggersville Lady Lions 46-37 in the first of three games Tuesday a...
No. 4 MSU, Prescott regro...
by David Brandt
STARKVILLE -- Dak Prescott said he was hanging around town earlier this week when a Mississippi State fan stopped him at a convenience store and wished him well in the Heis...
Many SEC teams get a brea...
by The Associated Press
COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Texas A&M, LSU and Kentucky are off this week and five other teams in the Southeastern Conference get a respite from the rigors of league play wit...
Kossuth clubs maintain early form
by H. Lee Smith II
KOSSUTH -- The Lady Aggies and Aggies will head to “The Grove” unscathed. Kossuth swept its second doubleheader of the early season,...
Soccer: Corinth splits with Itawamba
by H. Lee Smith II
Corinth split a pair of non-division games with Itawamba AHS on the artificial pitch at Warrior Stadium II. The Warriors ended a two...
Walnut sweeps host Thrasher
by H. Lee Smith II
THRASHER -- Jake Rogers knocked down five three-pointers en route to a game-high 18 points as Walnut evened its record with a 65-42 ...
Pigskin Picks
by Pigskin Pete
Week 12 of the Pigskin Picks was ugly. As in the old school cheer of “U-G-L-Y, you ain’t got no alibi.” I can’t believe I came off v...
Smither out as NE football coach
by Blake D. Long
BOONEVILLE -- Ricky Smither, who recently completed his eighth overall season at Northeast Mississippi Community College, has been r...
Opinion
Made in Church Hill, not ...
by Rheta Johnson
If Martha Stewart were in charge of heaven, it might look something like Ocean Springs on Peter Anderson Festival days. Traffic is blocked on the main downtown streets, the...
Is the press broken?
by Roger Simon
Today is the day I was not going to disappoint @RonSupportsYou, who, as his nom de Twitter implies, is a positive and hopeful person. Which probably means he is used to dis...
Unfaithfully executing th...
by Cal Thomas
President Obama is soon expected to issue an executive order that would make it possible for some illegal immigrants, many of whom are the parents of children who are Ameri...
Can science survive a garish shirt?
by Rich Lowry
When Giovanni da Verrazzano returned from his famous 16th-century voyage exploring North America, the king of France rebuked him for...
Did we vote for war?
by Pat Buchanan
“How do you like the Journal’s war?” So boasted the headline of William Randolph Hearst’s New York flagship that week in 1898 that t...
Racial quota punishment
by Thomas Sowell
If anyone still has any doubt about the utter cynicism of the Obama administration, a recent agreement between the federal governmen...
In parking lots, it’s amazing what passes for handicapped
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – Go to a supermarket or big box discount store on any busy day and watch the circus. If the day you choose is a cold or ...
Where the polls were wrong
by Michael Barone
Were the polls wrong? It's a question asked after every election. Sometimes, as in 1948, the answer seems as obvious as the answer t...
Crossroads
Death of novelist’s siste...
by Stacy Jones
Each fall I look forward to the time in the semester when I can introduce my sophomore students to one of my favorite books of all time: To Kill a Mockingbird. Before we be...
What God has done He can ...
by Lora Ann Huff
Passing by the church of my childhood the other day, I immediately thought about the people of the past, folks who helped shape my life, the pastor who left when I was nine...
Mississippi museum recogn...
by Stacy Jones
The arts get minimized too often in our culture. We generally see the effect of this minimization in public schools. In 2013, in Chicago, over 1000 teachers were laid off; ...
Veteran's Day
by Lora Ann Huff
Last week’s column didn’t make it to print on time because my computer was sick – but I still wanted to use portions of the writing ...
'The Best of Me' is Excellent Love Story
by Terry Burns
“It is not enough that we do our best; sometimes we must do what is required” Winston S.Churchill. The Best of Me, PG13, ***, James ...
Visit to home forges connection with playwright
by Stacy Jones
Wandering around New Orleans’ French Quarter on a sunny, picturesque October day is, in itself, its own purpose. A few weeks ago, I ...
Vicent lives today like 'back in the day'
by Terry Burns
St Vincent, PG-13, ****1/2, Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy, Naomi Watts, Jaeden Lieberher. Director Chermin Entertainment. Length 102...
'Nightcrawler' -- a rough, tough and crazy film
by Terry Burns
Nightcrawler, R, ****1/2, Jake Gyllenhall, Rene Russo, Bill Paxton, Riz Ahmed. Director Dan Gilroy. Open Road Films. Length 117 minu...
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