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Sheriff's office investigates shooting
by Mark Boehler
The Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a bizarre turn of events Friday afternoon when two men opened fire with a rifle and shotgun on a house in southeast Alcorn County. Two shooting suspects and the driver of what appeared to be the getaway vehicle were apprehended shortly after the shooting by sheriff’s deputies. The three suspects described as white males ages 18-21 remain behin...
Alcorn unemployment falls to 3.7 percent
Alcorn County unemployment dipped below 4 percent in April, falling from the prior month and year. At 3.7 percent, the jobless rate is down from 4.1 percent in March and 4.6 percent in April 2016. The county had 590 categorized as unemployed, compared with 650 a month earlier and 740 a year earlier, according to the labor force report released this week by the Mississippi Department of Employme...
Meeting aims to improve free legal services
by Jebb Johnston
Organizers of the free family law clinic are looking for ways to make it better. A community planning meeting to receive input is set for noon on Thursday at the Corinth Library. Among those expected to attend are Chancery Judge Jacqueline Mask; Tiffany Graves, executive director of the Mississippi Access to Justice Commission; Chancery Clerk Greg Younger; and Phil Hinton, Corinth attorney and ...
'Whiny man' play mixes humor and a message
by L.A. Story
How do you get a guy to behave? You tell on him to his mama. At least that is how four men are taught a valuable lesson in the upcoming stage play, “The Whiny Man Syndrome.” Carol Norton Productions will present the all new stage play “The Whiny Man Syndrome” beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 10, at the Coliseum Civic Center, located at 404 Taylor Street, in Corinth. Carol Norton, of Tupelo, i...
Pioneer camp takes kids back i...
BURNSVILLE — Crossroads area children can step back in time for one day and attend Pioneer School...
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Spicy showdown: Chili Cookoff ...
Professional chili cookers will light their fires on Saturday at the tenth annual Crossroads Chil...
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Legion to commemorate Memorial...
The public is encouraged to come and participate in a time of honor and remembrance for the count...
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Project Attention celebrates 2...
Many children have passed through the doors of the Project Attention Center for some tutoring and...
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Passion helps teacher win Farm...
OLIVE BRANCH — Angel Rutledge Pilcher’s passion for wellness, agriculture and sustainability has ...
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Superintendent discusses schoo...
TUPELO — Corinth Superintendent of Education Lee Childress talked about the need to do school dif...
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Farmington celebrates 20th bir...
FARMINGTON — Citizens and City of Farmington officials, both former and newly elected, gathered T...
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Board OKs kids 
day care center
A Corinth resident’s request to operate a children’s day care center in a residential zone on Ken...
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Autism awarenes
s group will '...
Reconnect 4 Autism will Go Wild later this week. The local Autism awareness group will host Go Wi...
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BREAKING: Rienzi shooting rule...
RIENZI – No charges are being filed after a Prentiss County woman was gunned down in Rienzi on Fr...
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Marshals capture
 local jail e...
IUKA — The Tishomingo County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that last week’s jail escapee has been ca...
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Sports
Local Schedule
by the Daily Corinthian
Thursday, June 1 HS Baseball (Alcorn Central Baseball Summer Tournament) 3P- Alcorn Central vs Baldwyn 5P- Corinth vs Belmont 7P- Corinth vs Baldwyn Friday, June 2 HS Baseb...
Scoreboard
by the Daily Corinthian
(Friday, May 26) HS Softball/Tennessee AA State Championship (Game 1) C.A.K. 2 McNairy Central 1 MCHS 100 000 00 - 1 6 0 CAK 000 000 11 - 2 6 3 (WP) Allison Zimmerman (LP) ...
Sports Shorts
by the Daily Corinthian
•Corinth junior golfers ages 11-18 are invited to compete in the AJGT Averifact Junior Classic at the Bluffs Country Club in St. Fra...
Local Schedule
by the Daily Corinthian
Friday, May 26 HS SB/Tennessee AA State Championship (Murfreesboro, TN) McNairy Central vs. Creekwood/CAK winner, 2:30 *Game 2, if n...
Sports Shorts
by the Daily Corinthian
•Corinth junior golfers ages 11-18 are invited to compete in the AJGT Averifact Junior Classic at the Bluffs Country Club in St. Fra...
Opinion
Terrorism's 'Groundhog Da...
by Cal Thomas
The terrorism scenario is always the same. Events repeat themselves, like in the film "Groundhog Day." First the video of screaming innocents, as in Manchester, England, wh...
After the Confederates, w...
by Pat Buchanan
On Sept. 1, 1864, Union forces under Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman, victorious at Jonesborough, burned Atlanta and began the March to the Sea where Sherman's troops looted ...
Trump got trolled
by Rich Lowry
If President Donald Trump has acted as his own worst enemy in the Russia controversy, as everyone says, he's been baited into it. Rush Limbaugh a couple of weeks ago said h...
Now hating is self-justifying
by Ray Mosby
“They’re beating plowshares into swords for this tired old man that we elected king. Armchair warriors often fail and we’ve been poi...
Trump acts like conventional president abroad
by Michael Barone
What a difference a week makes. On May 19, President Donald Trump took off in Air Force One for the Middle East and Europe. He left ...
Saudi Arabia's duplicity
by Cal Thomas
Trusting Saudi Arabia to combat terrorists and extremists and "drive them out," as President Trump called on the kingdom and other A...
Great moments in fake news
by Larry Elder
What about President Donald Trump's complaint about "fake news"? Let's look at some examples of "Great Moments in 'Journalism'" over...
Liberal fight against freedom turns violent
by Star Parker
Intolerance, at times exploding into violence, is spreading throughout our society. And it's coming from the political left. It's ha...
Crossroads
Sometimes you just have t...
by Lora Ann Huff
…So what do you do when you’re headed toward the top of a hill on a narrow street and read the sign that says “Dead End” – and you’re pulling a 16’ livestock trailer and yo...
Organizing, packing light...
by Stacy Jones
One of the most exciting parts of a trip is the journey; however, one of the most difficult parts is the packing. It starts for me, of course, with a detailed list of items...
Passing on the old ways
by Lora Ann Huff
The other day I pinned two thick bath towels on my outdoor clothesline since my load of laundry was too much for the clothes dryer. Keeping those two big items out allowed ...
Beloved hymn has a special meaning
by Lora Ann Huff
Don’t you wonder at times about the origin of some of the old hymns of the Christian church? What event or thoughts brought the writ...
There is a purpose to life
by Lora Ann Huff
Most of us have had those days or moments when we see what some call the “circle of life” and wondered what it all means – what’s th...
Neighborhood theater operator presides over local movie scene
by Stacy Jones
Some people enjoy just going to the movies, but not Rene Brunet. Owner of the Prytania Theater, Louisiana’s only single-screen movie...
Going green in 2017
by Lora Ann Huff
Readers have probably heard the story about the older woman’s encounter with a young grocery store clerk who was promoting the reusa...
International Women’s Day grounded in equality for all people
by Stacy Jones
In the book “Feminism is for Everybody: Passionate Politics” writer, feminist, and social activist bell hooks writes, “If any female...
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