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Child protection agency seeks space
by Jebb Johnston
The Mississippi Department of Human Services is seeking additional office space in Alcorn County as the Mississippi Department of Child Protection Services gets established as a standalone agency. Shannon Lott, representing MDHS, told the Board of Supervisors of the space needs this week. “We are about 11 spaces short, which equates to about 3,300 square feet,” said Lott. “Those work spaces wou...
Hospital gives back with annual event
by Zack Steen
Each holiday season, Corinth’s premier healthcare provider does exactly that – provides. At no cost to attendants, Magnolia Regional Health Center foots the bill for a truly wonderful Winter Wonderland. Set for Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Crossroads Arena, the hospital hosts an all-out Christmas spectacular event. For families and children, the annual Winter Wonderland includes compl...
Wreath ceremony honors veterans
by Bobby J. Smith
Members of the community are invited to be a part of a holiday wreath-laying ceremony at Corinth National Cemetery. The cemetery will host Wreaths Across America in honor of the nation’s veterans beginning at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 17. American Legion Unit 6 Auxiliary President Carlean Parker said volunteers will lay approximately 900 wreaths at the cemetery this year. “We want to invite eve...
Boys and Girls Club recognizes...
They say it takes a village to raise a child. A group of individuals, organizations and businesse...
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MEC Tour: Locals agree on road...
With a new Legislative session looming, the Mississippi Economic Council continues to drive its m...
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A Lighthouse Christmas: Toy St...
Going the extra mile, Tayton Smith pushed a brand new black and white Roadmaster bike to his Jeep...
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County road faces issues
A recently resurfaced section of Kendrick Road may have to be redone, and Alcorn County is asking...
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Basket Fund goes to $1,885
The spirit of giving this Christmas season is alive and well in the Alcorn County area. Donations...
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Church presents Christmas play
FARMINGTON — Proclaiming a strong, vibrant message about God’s love for mankind, Farmington Bapti...
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People of the Crossroads - Dan...
Staff photo by Bobby J. Smith - Books-A-Million bookseller Danielle Dalton is a relatively new ar...
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Officials propose cuts for com...
JACKSON — Top lawmakers are proposing a Mississippi budget that would be 3 percent smaller for th...
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Farmington Baptist Church pres...
Proclaiming a strong, vibrant message about God’s love for mankind, Farmington Baptist Church wil...
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Breaking news: Corinth police ...
All available Corinth patrol units were searching for an armed robbery suspect Wednesday night. A...
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Former sheriff, Nulls enter gu...
Former sheriff Charles Rinehart and two others entered guilty pleas to two counts of conspiracy t...
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Facing sewer revenue shortfall...
After several months of looking at options, the Corinth Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Tuesday ad...
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Sports
Scoreboard 12.9
HS Basketball (G) Jumpertown 61 Biggersville 26 JHS 12 22 21 6 - 61 BHS 7 5 11 3 - 26 (JHS) Haley Ross 13, Lily Michaels 10, Holleigh Burks 10 (BHS) Caynasia barton 11 (B) ...
Local Sports Recap 12.9
By KENT MOHUNDRO kmohundro@dailycorinthian.com It was another Friday night filled with exciting action on the hardwood all around Northeast Mississippi on Friday. • Our fea...
Braves split with Aggies: walnut Sweeps
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
It was only Thursday but there was still basketball being played, including a makeup trip for Kossuth at Tishomingo County. (G) Koss...
Scoreboard 12.8
HS Basketball (G) Kossuth 43 Tishomingo County 36 KHS 7 15 8 13 - 43 TCHS 2 13 10 11 - 36 (KHS) Morgan Hodum 15, Kaylee Bonds 11 (TC...
McNairy Central Sweeps: Warriors Split with IAHS
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
The road was kind to some teams Tuesday evening, while others weren’t as fortunate. HS Basketball McNairy Central trekked across the...
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HS Basketball From Tuesday, December 6 (G) McNairy Central 46 Alcorn Central 34 MCHS 8 7 18 13 - 46 ACHS 6 7 7 14 - 34 (MCHS) Selika...
Opinion
Preparing HUD for surgery
by Star Parker
With the selection by President-elect Donald Trump of Dr. Ben Carson to be secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, we have a brilliant man of principl...
Is Trump calling out Xi J...
by Pat Buchanan
Like a bolt of lightning, that call of congratulations from Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen to President-elect Donald Trump illuminated the Asian landscape. We can see clearl...
The campaign is over, but...
by Roger Simon
A hushed conference room with walls paneled in dark wood and a table seating no fewer than 20. Outside in the corridor, security guards patrol none too discreetly. Douglas ...
Pearl Harbor’s 75th anniversary illustrates how the nation has changed
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – Can it be that 75 years have passed since the “Greatest Generation” of Americans had to endure and respond to the bombi...
To kill a pipeline -- again
by Rich Lowry
One of the Obama administration's core competencies is suspending pipeline projects with no cause. It will leave office with another...
Why the pollsters missed Trump's win
Even as Donald Trump begins to form his administration, people are still wondering why the nation's top polling organizations failed...
When the truth doesn't matter
by Rheta Johnson
The Emperor With No Clothes is lumbering at his full speed toward the highest office in the free world, pulling behind him to help g...
The left gambles with people's lives
by Thomas Sowell
Sometimes life forces us to make decisions, even when we don't have enough information to know how the decision will turn out. The r...
Crossroads
Destruction of East Tenne...
After marrying an East Tennessean, I became one for eight years. It was my home. I was thus saddened to hear of the wildfires this week that destroyed homes, businesses, an...
We are all broken and nee...
by Lora Ann Huff
Asking questions and offering consolation as the lady shared her story, Naomi’s friend said, “Do you ever think about going to church?” Having a muddled view of “religion” ...
Accuracy is more importan...
by Stacy Jones
This week while perusing my Facebook new feed, I noticed that a friend of mine had been tagged in a post with almost 50 other people. The woman who tagged him had shared an...
Election underscores importance of coming together
by Stacy Jones
My father was born in 1929, so when Franklin D. Roosevelt was inaugurated in March 1933, he was almost four years old. The country h...
Kindred spirits leave footprints on our hearts
by Lora Ann Huff
Once in a while people cross our paths, leaving a footprint in our minds and hearts that will last as long as we live. Our parents a...
‘Local color’ easily found in cemetery tour characters, stories
by Stacy Jones
In her novel ‘Colony,’ author Anne Rivers Siddons describes the sensuousness of life in the U.S. South: “That sinuous southern life,...
Observations on growing older
by Lora Ann Huff
Suffering from writer’s block, I decided to share some amusing observations I found on growing older. It’s amazing how familiar some...
'Happy trails?' What would Roy and Dale think today?
by Lora Ann Huff
What a contrast! Before sitting down to write, I had been listening to the King of the Cowboys, Roy Rogers, sing “Happy Trails to Yo...
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