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Supervisors hope
 to resolve 911 issues
by Jebb Johnston
After several electrical surges damaged equipment at the 911 communications center as the result of lightning, Alcorn County is moving toward a fix for the problem. The facility does not have proper grounding to prevent electrical surges from getting to the center's equipment, according to representatives of the business hired to fix the issue. The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday accepted a bid...
Graduation rates rank high
by Zack Steen
Schools in Corinth and Alcorn County received praise this week by the Mississippi Department of Education. MDE reported that both the Corinth School District and the Alcorn School District have some of the highest four-year graduation rates in the state. CSD ranked ninth best in the state with 91.8 percent, while ASD saw their biggest increase in several years. The county school system ranked j...
MRHC hosts 
heart conference
by Kimberly Shelton
Encouraging heart-healthy lifestyles, Magnolia Regional Health Center will host an informative event in recognition of American Heart Month. Filled with heart-savvy tips and advice, the 2017 “Matters of the Heart” Heart Healthy Conference will be held from 8 a.m. until noon on Friday, Feb. 24. Free and open to the public, the event will take place in the Conference Center of the Crossroads Aren...
People of the Crossroads – Dane Aube, Corinth
by Zack Steen
In his third year at the helm of Corinth High School, Principal Dane Aube says it's the best place he's ever worked. "It's rare to find a school district and a community who truly want good schools ... Corinth is exactly that," he said. "It's why I feel over privileged to be here." A Port Sulphur, La., native, Aube has been in education for 25 years, previously as a principal in Hancock County ...
Basket Fund 
tops $17,000
The 21st Annual Corinth Rotary Club / Daily Corinthian Christmas Basket has grown to $17,017. A $...
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Student reunites with life-cha...
Relating a story almost 30 years in the making, the Daily Corinthian recently sat down with ISAA ...
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Store owner recognized for Alz...
Remembering those who’ve forgotten, t. feazell owner Tadd Feazell was recently praised for his ti...
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1 Injured in head-on crash
One person was transported to the hospital following a early Saturday afternoon head-on collision...
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Legislature focuses on statewi...
Earlier this week, during Republican Gov. Phill Bryant’s State of the State address, he emphasize...
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Municipal elections begin to t...
Qualifying for municipal elections continues in most cities and towns across Mississippi. In Alco...
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Concert will benefit children'...
Taking advantage of the historic Corinth Coliseum Civic Center’s stunning acoustics, Billy’s Ente...
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People of the Crossroads - Cha...
Offering patrons a sip of the past, Old Time Soda Company Owner Charles Rushing enjoys locating v...
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Tennessee woman killed in Tish...
A single vehicle crash in Tishomingo County has claimed the life of a Tennessee woman. Brittney N...
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Trump sworn in as 45th president
WASHINGTON — Pledging to empower America’s “forgotten men and women,” Donald Trump was sworn in a...
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ACHS students plan for mission...
A group of eight Alcorn Central High School football players are raising money for an upcoming mi...
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Parks shocked by proposed scho...
A Oxford senator introduced a bill to the Mississippi Legislature this week that would merge Nort...
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Sports
Scoreboard 01/23
by the Daily Corinthian
HS Basketball (Monday, January 23) (B) Ingomar 71 Biggersville 70 IHS 17 11 26 17 - 71 BHS 15 15 25 15 - 70 (BHS) Devonte Spears 25, Greg Robinson 13, Jordan Strickland 13 ...
Ole Miss Football Welcome...
by the Daily Corinthian
OXFORD — Ole Miss Football took a big step in bolstering its defense with the addition of high school early enrollees Ryder Anderson and Breon Dixon on Monday, the first da...
Kents Corner: Patience Is...
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
I was sitting in my recliner Sunday afternoon casually watching the Atlanta Falcons destroy the Green Bay Packers when the idea hit me. Patience is indeed a virtue. In bibl...
Scoreboard 01/21
by the Daily Corinthian
HS Basketball (from Friday, Jan. 20) (G) Aberdeen 64, Corinth 45 AHS 16 15 8 23 — 64 CHS 2 11 12 20 — 45 (CHS) Kristen Herman 29 (B)...
Latest Plaza Lanes League Bowling Results
by the Daily Corinthian
Here are the latest league bowling results for Plaza Lanes in Corinth. (Monday Night Major: Week of 01/16) Outlaws 11 1 Hughes Outdo...
Jerry Lott: The Legend
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
Tuesday, January 17 was a milestone night for McNairy Central head girls basketball coach Jerry Lott. His Lady Bobcats defeated Faye...
Opinion
Rhetoric meets reality
by Cal Thomas
President Donald Trump's inaugural address may not have risen to the rhetorical level of John F. Kennedy ("The torch has been passed to a new generation of Americans" and "...
State’s press to ‘roast’ ...
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – As is usual this time of year, the Mississippi Press Association Education Foundation will be holding a celebrity “roast” to raise money for journalism scholar...
New president faces a new...
by Pat Buchanan
"Don't Make Any Sudden Moves" is the advice offered to the new president by Richard Haass of the Council on Foreign Relations, which has not traditionally been known as a b...
Big difference between Capitol and real world? Free stuff!
by Emily Wagster Pettus
JACKSON  (AP) — The Mississippi Capitol is not the real world, and that can be easy to forget during a legislative session. Unless t...
Obama will remain symbol for the left
by Rich Lowry
The work of unraveling President Barack Obama's legacy is underway, but even if the Trump administration and a Republican Congress r...
President Trump lays down the law
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
Lest people think that President Trump (it feels so good to write these words) was making it up as he went along the campaign trail,...
Noble intent defies partisan reality of actual voter behavior
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – There is nobility in the idea that Mississippians would want to elect judges on a non-partisan basis. The idea that jus...
Education tops legislative activity
by Rep. Lester "Bubba" Carpenter
The state legislature had a full schedule during the third week of the 2017 legislative session, which began Monday with a joint Edu...
Crossroads
God is the provider of tr...
by Lora Ann Huff
After such a controversial presidential election this year and finding few things that were “normal” in the process, about all I can say on this Inauguration Day is that we...
Return to groundbreaking ...
by Stacy Jones
I received in the mail Wednesday an eBay item I ordered and was excited to obtain: the complete DVD set of the 1970s TV sitcom ‘All in the Family.’ I have seen almost every...
A cheerful heart is the b...
by Lora Ann Huff
Recently our five-year-old granddaughter Rilee Bea hurried into her mother’s room and declared, “Mama, I just bless-youed and the most disgusting stuff came out!” Hollie th...
Week marks loss of memorable English teachers
by Stacy Jones
This week has not been an easy one for some of us in the Crossroads area who hold fond memories of our former English teachers. For ...
'Jackie' movie offers valuable perspective
by Stacy Jones
I saw the biopic “Jackie” this week. Although I was born after John F. Kennedy’s presidency and assassination, I have long been fasc...
God made us all different ... even mules
by Lora Ann Huff
Everyone has heard the expressions, “books can take you places you’ve never been before” and “movies can take you places…” Both are ...
New Year's holiday follows long tradition, ends 2016 bittersweetly
by Stacy Jones
Each year I approach New Year’s Eve with excitement. Nevertheless, the holiday, immediately following the most commercialized holida...
Christmas hurrying obscures meaning
by Lora Ann Huff
The other day my older daughter said she wondered where you go to have that Christmas that shows up on Christmas cards and in story ...
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