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Living history: NPS hosts anniversary demonstrations
by For the Daily Corinthian
The sound of musketry, the roar of cannon, and the pounding of hoof beats will be heard at one of Corinth’s most important Civil War sites on Saturday, Sept. 30. In commemoration of the 155th anniversary of the Battle of Corinth, the National Park Service will host a large living history demonstration on the grounds of the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center at the site of historic Battery Ro...
Community yard sale benefits museum efforts
by Zack Steen
The fall version of the Daily Corinthian Community Yard Sale is shaping up to be a good one. The event may feature more individual yard sales on the grounds of the Corinth Depot than ever, according to event organizers. The fundraiser for the Crossroads Museum’s efforts to save a historic 1920s fire engine loaned by the City of Corinth is set for Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the C.A.R.E. H...
Ride for Wreaths to honor fallen heroes
by L.A. Story
Get the steel horses ready for the fifth annual Ride for Wreaths taking place Saturday. The annual Ride for Wreaths will line up at McPeters, Inc. Funeral Directors, located at 1951 East Third Street, in Corinth. Registration will be at 10 a.m. and kick stands will go up at 11 a.m. The cost is $15 per rider and $5 for a passenger. This cost includes lunch and a rocker and/or a patch. The rocker...
Corinth police investigate shooting
by Mark Boehler
The Corinth Police Department is investigating a Wednesday night shooting and a prime suspect remains in custody. Detective Heather Russell could not release the name of the suspect, but noted charges were expected to be filed on Thursday. The shooting happened about 10 p.m. Wednesday at 1311 Phillips Street. “There were multiple shots fired,” said Russell. “At least one round hit a vehicle.” T...
Accidental shooting leads to f...
A 40-year-old Hammond, La., man faces two felony charges after what turned out to be an accidenta...
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Suicide widow speaks out: Woma...
It has been almost six years, but the image is forever seared into her brain — the day Doris “Dee...
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Missing man's vehicle found
A Corinth family is waiting on results from the state crime lab after their missing relative’s ve...
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A Night to Howl at the Moon
Animal lovers will get a chance to howl under the moon for a good cause. The Corinth-Alcorn Anima...
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Memories from the Alcorn Count...
Get the Tuesday, Sept. 19, edition of the Daily Corinthian for more photos from the Alcorn County...
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Sheriff's office investigates ...
FARMINGTON — The Alcorn County Sheriff’s Department continues an investigation of the “suspicious...
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National honors: Corinth Coca-...
The Crossroads area can truly “have a Coke and a smile” as a locally based company recently recei...
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Not forgotten: Special ceremon...
Every action, word, song and prayer had meaning. America’s Prisoners of War (POW) and soldiers Mi...
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Symphony celebrates state's sp...
Gospel music and spirituals will be among the wide variety of musical selections this weekend as ...
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Victim identified in fatal car...
One person is dead following a head-on collision between an Alcorn School District bus and a car ...
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Peck excited about fair perfor...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Country music singer Danielle Peck said she is excited to come to Corinth to p...
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Alcorn County fair gets underway
Kids as young as five will take to the track this weekend at the Alcorn County Fair. “Some will b...
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Sports
Mississippi Prep Scores
by The Associated Press
PREP FOOTBALL Adams Christian 41, Trinity Episcopal 12 Alcorn Central 43, New Site 0 Bay Springs 38, Quitman 26 Bayou Aca. 36, Kirk Aca. 0 Biloxi 26, D'Iberville 23 Bogue C...
Scoreboard
by the Daily Corinthian
@ Biggersville Biggersville 20, Ashland 8 Biggersville 0 7 0 13 - 20 Ashland 0 8 0 0 - 8 Scoring Summary: 2Q (B) Goldman Butler 1-yard run (Knight PAT); (A) Wesley Thomas 3...
Area Roundup
by by Seth Mohundro/for the Daily Corinthian
The following is a recap of other area games played Friday night. Tishomingo County 7 Holly Springs 6 On a muggy night at TCHS stadi...
Tennessee deer season opens Saturday
by Special to the Daily Corinthian
NASHVILLE --- The 2017 deer archery-only hunting season opens statewide in Tennessee on Saturday, Sept. 23. The archery season dates...
Sports Shorts
by the Daily Corinthian
Shiloh Ridge Hosting Outdoor Walking Club The Shiloh Ridge Athletic Club will be hosting an ‘Outdoor Walking Club’ twice a week unti...
Local Schedule
by the Daily Corinthian
Today HS Football/Week 6 Thrasher, Booneville (open) Corinth @ Kossuth, 7 (WXRZ) Ashland @ Biggersville, 7 Alcorn Central @ New Site...
Area Roundup (part 2)
by the Daily Corinthian
Walnut 9/10 Blue Mountain 8/5 The Lady Wilcats earned a varsity double-header sweep of the Lady Cougars. Walnut clipped Blue Mountai...
Opinion
Rewriting the single mom ...
by Lenore Skenazy
When Emma Johnson was growing up, she was certain of one thing: She would never be a single mom. After all, she'd been raised by one. And though she appreciates her mom's h...
The UN: Once 'useless,' n...
by Cal Thomas
While campaigning for the presidency, Donald Trump more than once referred to the United Nations as a "useless" organization and "not a friend of democracy." In his speech ...
Court to public officials...
by Layne Bruce
JACKSON – It was a long, rainy summer across much of the state. But September brought with it lots of sunshine – both literally and metaphorically. Just as we started to en...
Tension in Washington nothing new
by Michael Barone
For the first time in nearly 20 years, the president seems out of alignment, on policy and political goals, with his party in Congre...
Marriage collapse is concerning
by Star Parker
A new report from the Pew Research Center brings the latest update on the deteriorating state of traditional marriage in America. An...
'Handmaid's Tale' lunacy
by Rich Lowry
Donald Trump, much to his chagrin, never won an Emmy for "The Apprentice," but he can now take indirect credit for a clutch of the a...
Reluctant officials get civics lesson from Supreme Court
by Charlie Mitchell
During the hurricanes early this month, the Mississippi Supreme Court quietly struck a blow to ratify people-power in city halls and...
What truly imperils our free society?
by Pat Buchanan
"The Barbarian cannot make ... he can befog and destroy but ... he cannot sustain; and of every Barbarian in the decline or peril of...
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Educators’ responsibility...
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 believes regarding the proliferation of guns in...
Children have a way with ...
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 smile this week. Anyone who appreciates the...
Public education is vital...
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. I have contracted independently in this ...
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...
Rogers' quotes offer wit and insight
by Lora Ann Huff
The following quotes are supposedly by comedian Will Rogers, and since someone shared them with me, I felt the need to “pay it forwa...
Trip to former President’s town offers unrivaled experience
by Stacy Jones
My quest to visit Plains, Georgia began last fall when I discovered the Plains Inn, the quaint, renovated upstairs hotel above an an...
God is faithful through our trials
by Lora Ann Huff
With troubles in our country and around the world, many may wonder what will happen next; but in our area there are undoubtedly hund...
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