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Company acquires Avectus Healthcare Solutions
by Jebb Johnston
Bolder Healthcare Solutions has acquired Corinth-based Avectus Healthcare Solutions as the local company continues to expand. The equity partner is expected to help ensure further growth for Avectus, which coordinates third-party liability accounts and resolution of complex workers’ compensation accounts for hospitals and trauma centers. "We are very pleased to become part of the Bolder Healthc...
Museum builds on event success
by Steve Beavers
Crossroads Museum was on fire in its initial venture into the yard sale business. An afternoon downpour couldn't even dampen sales of the Daily Corinthian/Crossroads Museum Community Yard Sale on Saturday. Another yard sale is in the planning stage for October. "People showed up willing to do whatever to help the museum," said Crossroads Museum Executive Director Brandy Steen. "We had a of bunc...
Efforts aid officer injured in...
Despite suffering a paralyzing injury in the line of duty nine years ago, former Corinthian Mark ...
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Rienzi mayor completes municip...
RIENZI – Six long years of hard work, dedication and study have paid off for Rienzi Mayor Walter ...
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Jacinto Foundation readies ann...
A variety of events can be enjoyed by anyone attending the thirty-sixth annual Jacinto Festival t...
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Parks remove products with Con...
Shiloh National Military Park and the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center were among places to ...
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Contractor begins county garba...
Alcorn County is looking forward to a clean transition to garbage collection by Waste Connections...
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Sports
Zverev tries to join excl...
by The Associated Press
LONDON -- Since 2006, only five teenagers have managed to reach the men's third round at Wimbledon — and three of them went on to become Grand Slam champions: Novak Djokovi...
Nike co-founder stepping ...
by The Associated Press
NEW YORK -- Nike Chairman Phil Knight, who turned a business selling shoes out of the back of his car into the world's most valuable sports brand, has announced plans to st...
Rangers activate Hamilton...
by The Associated Press
BALTIMORE -- Josh Hamilton is back on the Texas Rangers' 25-man roster, eager to jump-start a season that has been marred by injury. The 34-year-old slugger was activated f...
Plenty of intrigue added to SEC hoops
by The Associated Press
Southeastern Conference basketball coaches are confident their league won't take a step back in the post-Billy Donovan era. Donovan ...
US-Germany semifinal has top goalkeepers
by The Associated Press
MONTREAL -- The Women's World Cup semifinal clash between top-ranked Germany and the second-ranked United States will feature two of...
5 Royals lead in ASG voting
by The Associated Press
NEW YORK -- Toronto third baseman Josh Donaldson and Seattle designated hitter Nelson Cruz have moved ahead in fan voting for starti...
Sandberg resigns as Phillies manager
by The Associated Press
PHILADELPHIA -- Ryne Sandberg left on his terms. An emotional Sandberg resigned as Phillies manager on Friday in his third season as...
Moss Point’s Booker belies his age
by The Associated Press
PHOENIX -- Devin Booker was almost finished with his introductory news conference on Friday, patiently, confidently, concisely answe...
Opinion
South’s heritage includes...
by Charlie Mitchell
OXFORD — One stereotype we Southerners love to hear praises our collective gentility. We open doors for ladies. We say yes ma’am and no sir. When a friend’s momma dies, we ...
Clinton's weakness in imp...
by Michael Barone
Hillary Clinton has relaunched her campaign on Roosevelt Island with a 4,687-word speech. But it's not clear whether she and her husband, Bill Clinton, can win four preside...
Brake for books
by Rheta Johnson
Location, location, location. That applies to Little Free Libraries as well as real estate, the official Library literature says. Must be true. So far, nobody has bothered ...
Marriage ruling faces procedural roadblock
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood said Friday that the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision that same-sex couples...
Confederate emblem affects election dynamic
by Emily Wagster Pettus
JACKSON — The racially sensitive topic of the Confederate battle emblem on the Mississippi flag was clearly was not on Republican Go...
Black vs. Blue in America
by Pat Buchanan
Half a century ago this summer, the Voting Rights Act was passed, propelled by Bloody Sunday at Selma Bridge. The previous summer, t...
The southern lie
by Rich Lowry
It is telling that the South Carolina governor who called for the removal of the Confederate battle flag from the grounds of the sta...
Foreign policy downplayed in announcement speeches
by Michael Barone
American presidents have greater leeway on foreign policy than on domestic issues. Just see how President Obama is forging ahead to ...
Crossroads
Flag brouhaha reveals lac...
by Stacy Jones
Well, I did it. I corrected someone’s grammar online this week. Because it's rude, I avoid correcting grammar publicly—except for that of my students, for whom I am paid to...
'Spy': An interesting sto...
by Terry Burns
Spy, R, ****, Melissa McCarthy, Jude Law, Director Paul Feig, 20th Century Fox, Length 120 minutes. “Spy” will keep the audience laughing throughout the 120 minutes of the ...
Beach Boys’ Wilson finds ...
by Stacy Jones
I was slightly too young to catch the era of California rock fashioned by the Beach Boys at the height of their success. I can recall listening on occasion to their music a...
Sound familiar? You might be getting old if...
by Lora Ann Huff
Finding myself running low on inspiration for writing, I came across another one of the “You know you’re old if…” funnies. The sourc...
Southern culture is distinct but not always stereotypical
by Stacy Jones
I’ve been drinking glasses of tea this early summer and sitting some evenings on my balcony—the closest thing a body can have to a p...
‘Entourage’: ‘The boys are back in town’
by Terry Burns
Entourage, R, ***1⁄2, Kevin Connolly, Adrian Gremier, Kevin Dillon, Jerry Ferrara, Jeremy Piven. Director Doug Ellin, Warner Bros. L...
'Aloha' is a simple, easy change of pace
by Terry Burns
Aloha, PG-13 ****1/2, Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone, Rachel MacAdams Bill Murray, Alec Baldwin, Bill Murray, Director, Cameron Crowe, C...
Quoting Mark Twain
by Lora Ann Huff
Do you know people who think that to make a difference in the world and a name for themselves, they must do something grand and note...
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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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