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School district adds public safety class
by Zack Steen
Alcorn County students will soon learn more about law and public safety from within the class room. A new course will be added at the Alcorn Career and Technical Center this fall that will give students more knowledge and first hand experience in the line of law enforcement and public service. “In the last few years we have started having a lot of kids asking us for this type of class,” said Ro...
Church removes old concrete wall
by Steve Beavers
Rev. Roger Shock has a message for those in the area. The First United Methodist Church pastor wants people to know the downtown Corinth congregation is committed to doing the Lord's work at a place it has called home since 1960. FUMC has been a fixture at the corner of Fillmore and Bunch streets. The church, which completed a work on a new sanctuary earlier this year and modernized the steeple...
NAACP readies Freedom Fund ban...
The Alcorn County NAACP Branch is inviting the community to take part in the food, fun and fellow...
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Students work on siege lines t...
Raking fresh mulch onto the walking trail of a Union siege lines site, Corinth students continued...
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Walk for Life raises funds for...
Supporters of the Oasis Medical Center gathered to champion choosing life on Saturday. The 21st a...
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Rienzi considers law enforceme...
RIENZI — Alcorn County’s southernmost municipality is looking for a way to give its residents the...
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Sales tax issue dead for now
Corinth’s push to increase local sales tax has hit a roadblock. District 1 Rep. Lester “Bubba” Ca...
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Sports
Corinth wins 10th straight
by H. Lee Smith II
Corinth banged out 17 hits, including four doubles, as the Lady Warriors took a 10-3 win over host Booneville on Friday. The Lady Warriors, which had last night’s key Divis...
Battle for 2nd, 3rd heats...
by H. Lee Smith II
While Belmont locked up the Division 1-3A title with a sweep of Kossuth, including a 17-inning 13-7 win on Wednesday, four teams are left battling for the final two playoff...
Bryant goes 0 for 4 with ...
by The Associated Press
CHICAGO -- Kris Bryant absorbed the sights and smells and sounds of Wrigley Field. He cherished playing in front of 30,000 charged-up fans. He appreciated all the family me...
Corinth clubs garner 4 top awards
by H. Lee Smith II
The Corinth boys and girls basketball teams held their own at the recent postseason meeting of Division 1-4A coaches. The two squads...
NFL reinstates Peterson from suspension
by The Associated Press
MINNEAPOLIS -- Adrian Peterson has been cleared to return to the NFL. Now all that remains to be settled is where he will play next ...
Grizzlies trying to get healthy for series
by The Associated Press
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Grizzlies coach Dave Joerger insists he's not protecting or hiding Mike Conley or Tony Allen. He said both are hur...
Price leads NE into State Tournament
by Blake D. Long
Reid Price wielded a winning record for the second consecutive campaign. He went 4-3 as a sophomore and compiled an overall regular ...
Hernandez convicted, sentenced to life
by The Associated Press
FALL RIVER, Mass. -- Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in ...
Opinion
Hillary Clinton's joyless...
by Rich Lowry
You can never know what that wacky Hillary Clinton will do next. At the outset of her latest presidential campaign, she decided to drive from New York to Iowa for her first...
The 'new' Hillary Clinton
by Cal Thomas
In the video announcing her presidential candidacy, Hillary Clinton says the economic deck "is still stacked in favor of those at the top." She should know because she has ...
Natchez is an incredible ...
by Wyatt Emmerich
Had it really been 30 years since I last went to the Natchez Pilgrimage? Worse, my wife Ginny had never been. Fortunately, my 18-year-old son John has some tourism aptitude...
A time for national action
by Ben Carson
Last week, I had the pleasure of speaking at the National Action Network's (NAN) 17th annual national convention in New York City. N...
Be careful what you wish for in handcuffing the Legislature
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – Despite the objections of skilled attorney Jim Keith and the Better Schools, Better Jobs group to a prior column pointi...
Away from the spring break hordes
by Rheta Johnson
FRONT ROYAL, Va. – It must have been a harried parent trying to cope while youngsters protested a long drive who invented that car g...
Carly Fiorina, a woman of accomplishment
by Cal Thomas
When people speak of "the first woman president" they usually mean Hillary Clinton, who is expected to announce her candidacy soon. ...
The new inquisition
by Thomas Sowell
How long will this country remain free? Probably only as long as the American people value their freedom enough to defend it. But ho...
Crossroads
Life and death of Lincoln...
by Stacy Jones
This week public radio has featured stories of Lincoln assassin John Wilkes Booth. To my recollection, the man who shot Lincoln in the Ford Theatre 150 years ago this week ...
Friendship
by Lora Ann Huff
A friend since college days sent an e-mail devotional this week about the importance of having special friends in our lives – maybe one, maybe two or three – who stick clos...
Time keeps on slipping in...
by Terry Burns
Danny Collins, R, *****Plus, Al Pacino, Annette Bening, Jennifer Garner, Christopher Plummer, Bobby Cannavale, Glselle, Giselle Eisenberg. Director Dan Fogelman. Big Indie ...
Easter Memories
by Lora Ann Huff
It’s Easter again and, as always, my mind is flooded with memories of times past. I’ve shared before about the many reasons I love s...
Teaching profession sometimes involves skill of juggling
by Stacy Jones
I say for those who do not know: teaching is work. This week has been especially taxing for me as a teacher. I told someone that I’m...
Movie just doesn't make the cut
by Terry Burns
Get Hard, R, * 1/2 Stars. Will Farrell, Kevin Hart, Craig T Nelson, Alison Brie. Director Ethan Cohen. Warner Brothers. Length 100 m...
April Fool’s celebrates new year for Mom and ancient calendar
by Stacy Jones
Wednesday will be a fun day for me. It is my mother’s 83rd birthday. And, of course, it is also April Fool’s Day. I have always love...
‘The Gunman’ keeps you on the edge of your seat
by Terry Burns
“The Gunman,” R, *****, Sean Penn, Jasmine Trinca, Javier Bardem. Director Pierre Morel, Anton Capital Entertainment, Length 115 min...
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Corinth Police Captain Landon Tucker and officer Chad Harville look over the wrecked Mercury Grand Marquis sedan near Gaylean Road and U.S. 72. Two shooting victims inside the vehicle where trying to get to the hospital.
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