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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...
Murder suspect arrested naked
SELMER, Tenn. — It took five law enforcement officers to subdue a murder suspect walking naked on a highway in Selmer. The man is wanted for two murders in St. Louis County, Mo. It was not clear why the suspect had no clothes. For the complete story, see the Daily Corinthian print and e-edition on Sunday.
CHS seniors present 'Night with the Stars'
The Corinth High School Class of 2017 will hit the stage this week with their annual Follies show. “A Night with the Stars” features more than 100 cast and crew senior members as they return to CHS roots and will feature five straight nights of the variety show. “We are excited about going back to the traditional five nights of Follies,” said director Taylor Coombs. “It has been two crazy month...
Workshop will put teachers in touch with history
by Jebb Johnston
Area teachers have a chance to spend several days preparing to put students in touch with local history both inside and outside the classroom. The Corinth School District and Shiloh National Military Park teamed to offer “It’s not Just a Field Trip,” a free, four-day workshop for teachers. It is scheduled for June 26-29 with a registration deadline of June 9. “It’s designed to educate teachers ...
Crossroads Chili Cookoff
Staff photo by Mark Boehler Amanda Heikel of Harrisburg, Penn. serves up some chili during the Pe...
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Alcorn unemployment falls to 3...
Alcorn County unemployment dipped below 4 percent in April, falling from the prior month and year...
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Meeting aims to improve free l...
Organizers of the free family law clinic are looking for ways to make it better. A community plan...
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'Whiny man' play mixes humor a...
How do you get a guy to behave? You tell on him to his mama. At least that is how four men are ta...
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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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Sports
Plaza Lanes Results
by the Daily Corinthian
Here are the latest weekly bowling results from the Summer Fun League at Plaza Lanes in Corinth. (Summer Fun League: Week of 05/25) MS Care 6 2 Hillbilly Three 6 2 Betty’s ...
Sports Shorts
by the Daily Corinthian
•Corinth High School football will host the Elite Warrior Football Camp June 1-3 under the lights at Warrior Stadium. The camp is open to youth in grades K-6 and will take ...
Scoreboard
by the Daily Corinthian
(Saturday, May 27) NEMCABB All-Star Games at Warrior Field 1A/2A Game West 9, East 3 East 010 010 1 — 3 5 2 West 220 014 x — 9 11 0 ...
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- Co...
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...
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
Memorial Day is about rea...
by Jim Burns
A tear welled up in Hal’s eye, a deep sadness etched across his face as he recalled the moment. Omaha Beach, the day after the D-Day invasion. Hal had been tasked by his co...
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. Ru...
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...
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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