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Police make arrest after shooting
by Mark Boehler
A 55-year-old Corinth man has been arrested for the Wednesday night shooting. Corinth Police Department Detective Heather Russell told the Daily Corinthian the suspect is Roderick Surratt of 1311 Phillips Street, the location of the 10 p.m. Wednesday shooting. He faces a felony aggravated assault charge. He was released from jail Friday on a $50,000 bond. Multiple rounds from a handgun were fir...
Sheriff's office makes vehicle burglaries arrest
by Mark Boehler
A 42-year-old Alcorn County man faces charges for burglarizing vehicles in the Alcorn Central school parking lots. Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell identified the suspect as Jason C. Calvery of Alcorn County Road 306. He faces four felony counts of burglary of an auto. He remained jailed Friday on a $25,000 bond. Taken during the vehicle break-ins on Sept. 15 and Sept. 20 were an amplifier, p...
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 m...
The fall version of the Daily Corinthian Community Yard Sale is shaping up to be a good one. The ...
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Ride for Wreaths to honor fall...
Get the steel horses ready for the fifth annual Ride for Wreaths taking place Saturday. The annua...
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Corinth police investigate sho...
The Corinth Police Department is investigating a Wednesday night shooting and a prime suspect rem...
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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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Sports
State/Regional Collegiate...
by the Daily Corinthian
Georgia 31 Mississippi State 3 LSU 35 Syracuse 26 Auburn 51 Missouri 14 Alabama 59 Vanderbilt 0 South Carolina 17 Louisiana Tech 16 Tennessee 17 UMass 13 Texas A&M 50 Arkan...
Local Scoreboard
by the Daily Corinthian
Friday, Sept. 22 HS Football This boxscore was mistakenly left out of Saturday’s paper. @ Humboldt McNairy Central 63, Humboldt 0 MCHS 21 14 14 14 — 63 HHS 0 0 0 0 — 0 (Sco...
Georgia routs Mississippi State between the hedges
by The Associated Press
ATHENS, Ga.— Freshman Jake Fromm threw a pair of touchdown passes in another poised showing on the big stage, the defense stifled Ni...
Freeze offers apology to Rebel-Nation
by Sports Illustrated
Former Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze, who resigned in July after a university investigation uncovered a "troubling pattern of personal ...
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 ...
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-ya...
Opinion
Give Japan and South Kore...
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
On May 6, 1981, New York Times columnist Drew Middleton explained the rationale behind French President Charles de Gaulle's decision to develop France's own nuclear weapons...
Meeting the real monster
by Ray Mosby
“Cruelty has a Human Heart…terror the Human Form Divine and Secrecy the Human Dress.”—William Blake ROLLING FORK  — Along with my co-worker and friend Natalie Perkins, I ha...
Preexisting conditions ar...
by Dr. Glenn Mollette
Ask your Congressman to not penalize Americans who have preexisting medical conditions. The idea floating around now in Congress that insurance companies will be able to ch...
Rewriting the single mom story
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...
The UN: Once 'useless,' now useful
by Cal Thomas
While campaigning for the presidency, Donald Trump more than once referred to the United Nations as a "useless" organization and "no...
Court to public officials who meet in private: ‘Don’t’
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 ...
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...
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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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