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Christmas story comes to 
life at First Presbyterian
by Bobby J. Smith
Christmas Alive, an outdoor walkthrough living Christmas experience, returns to First Presbyterian Church on Dec. 16 and 17. “We are excited about it,” said Kim Grantham, director of intergenerational ministries at First Presbyterian. “We all get so caught up in the commercialism of Christmas that Christ gets lost in the mix, and it’s just a time people can come and focus on that and be taken b...
Retailer set to close again
by Zack Steen
A retail store is leaving Corinth ... for the second time. Goody’s - Clearance Outlet in the Southgate Shopping Center on Cass Street will close their doors early next year. The store first left Corinth in 2009 after the company declared bankruptcy. Stage Stores Inc. acquired the rights to the Goody’s name in 2010 and re-opened a clearance outlet in Corinth in April 2013. Now the clothing retai...
Boatman 
named CHS
 alumnus of
 the year
The Corinth High School Alumni Association is honoring James Everett “Sonny” Boatman as the 2016 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year. “Mr. Boatman was very humbled to hear that he had been selected to be honored as the CHS Alumni Association’s Alumnus of the Year,” said Alumni President Callie Emmons. “Please join us as we recognize him and cheer on the Warriors to victory against the Tishomingo ...
Blood drive aims 
to boost supplies
by Kimberly Shelton
Collecting donations to replenish their dwindling stock, Mississippi Blood Services (MBS) is holding a community-wide blood drive in Corinth. Held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 15 and Friday, Dec. 16 in the parking lot of Walmart, donations will be accepted via the MBS Donor Coach. Each person who gives will receive an MBS T-shirt while supplies last. Participants can now check their...
Child protection agency seeks ...
The Mississippi Department of Human Services is seeking additional office space in Alcorn County ...
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Hospital gives back with annua...
Each holiday season, Corinth’s premier healthcare provider does exactly that – provides. At no co...
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Wreath ceremony honors veterans
Members of the community are invited to be a part of a holiday wreath-laying ceremony at Corinth ...
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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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Sports
Kim Lyles: An Alcorn Coun...
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
Kim Lyles wears many hats. She’s many things to many people. But to me she’ll always be simply..Kim. To put it mildly- if that’s possible- Lyles has lived a colorful and fu...
Plaza Lanes League Bowlin...
Here are the latest League Bowling results from Plaza lanes in Corinth. (Corinth Youth League: Week of 12/5) The Rebels 7 5 A.C. Bears 7 5 Lady Aggies 7 5 C.H.S. Warriors 5...
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, Holleig...
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 No...
Biggersville Tops Jumpertown In Division Tilt
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
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...
Opinion
U.S.-Israel relations set...
by Cal Thomas
The consensus in Israel is that the relationship between the Jewish state and the United States is going to improve in a Trump administration, says former Israeli ambassado...
Mental health suits await...
by Jeff Amy
If Mississippi gets its way, a long-running case challenging the state's mental health care for children could be rolled up with the more recent suit by the federal governm...
The political left is col...
by Michael Barone
It's been a tough decade for the political left. Eight years ago, a Time magazine cover portrayed Barack Obama as Franklin Roosevelt, complete with a cigarette and holder a...
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 Developm...
Is Trump calling out Xi Jinping?
by Pat Buchanan
Like a bolt of lightning, that call of congratulations from Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen to President-elect Donald Trump illuminate...
The campaign is over, but the bickering is not
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 gua...
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...
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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