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Over 300 enjoy food, fellowship
by Zack Steen
Tommy and Marea Wilson opened their hearts and the doors at Living Free Ministries Christmas morning for their third annual Crossroads Christmas event. As “It’s a Wonderful Life” played on the big screen TV, strangers became friends over a traditional turkey and dressing holiday fest. “Today has been great -- I think this is the best Crossroads Christmas we’ve ever had,” said Marea, who along w...
Serving others on Christmas: Many people have to work on the holiday
by Zack Steen
For some folks, Christmas is just another day on the job. Those who serve the Crossroads area on the quintessential holiday give up special time with family and friends to get their job done, many of which are very important on Christmas Day. None quite as important as the number one stop for area dads who forgot to “get batteries.” Walgreens shift lead Latasha Dilworth knows how important her ...
Biggersville principal, teache...
Biggersville High School closed the first semester out this school year with an emotional goodbye...
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CT-A adds whimsical production...
Fancies will take flight as Corinth Theatre-Arts presents “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.”...
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Basket fund tops $14,600
The spirit of giving this Christmas season is alive and well in the Alcorn County area. Donations...
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North Corinth lands gigabit In...
It’s a good week to go green. One of the colors of the Christmas season is bringing a special gif...
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Holiday meal has open table
Lonely does not fit into any category. A person who is lonely can come from any walk of life. It ...
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Sports
Sims proves critics wrong...
by John Zenor
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The little boy approached Alabama coach Nick Saban with the directness only a kid can get away with. "Do we have a quarterback other than Blake Sims?" th...
Lawyer: Video shows Chad ...
by John Wawrow
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Mississippi football signee Chad Kelly's lawyer said he has video showing his client was not the aggressor in a fight at a downtown Buffalo nightclub last w...
Corinth throttles Amory i...
by H. Lee Smith II
Moving the start time didn’t do much for Amory, outside of getting the Lady Panthers and Panthers home an hour early than usual. Corinth had little trouble sweeping the Div...
Kossuth doubles up as top seed
by H. Lee Smith II
SPRINGVILLE -- The Aggies made the tiebreaker mute. Kossuth got a game-high 29 points from Rick Hodum and locked up the top seed in ...
BHS clubs, AC girls head to break on high note
by H. Lee Smith II
WALNUT -- One night later, the Biggersville Lady Lions knocked of a Class 2A contender. Jada Tubbs scored a game-high 25 points, inc...
Baldwyn takes two at Biggersville
by H. Lee Smith II
BIGGERSVILLE -- The schedule didn’t play out well for the Biggersville Lions. Looking to extend a two-game winning streak, Biggersvi...
Davis tabbed Tigers' 14th head coach
by Blake D. Long
BOONEVILLE -- Greg Davis will assume the duties of head football coach at Northeast Mississippi Community College effective January ...
White lifts Ole Miss past Coastal Carolina
by The Associated Press
OXFORD -- LaDarius White scored a career-high 26 points, including 6 of 8 from 3-point range, to lift Mississippi to a 71-68 win ove...
Opinion
Romney, Cheney, Kim Jong ...
by Roger Simon
Ask Dr. Politics! You are fair, and we are unbalanced: Dear Dr. Politics: The column you wrote about Mitt Romney was vile and disgusting. Aren't you afraid that the next ti...
Forget about Santa; Amazo...
by Charlie Mitchell
OXFORD — Forget about Santa Claus. You may be reading this before he visits. You may be reading this after he has come and gone. You may even be reading this while the elde...
The rape on campus epidemic
by Michael Barone
The total discrediting of Rolling Stone's story on rape at the University of Virginia has shined a light on one of the least palatable features of American life: the so-cal...
Race card can ruin us all
by Thomas Sowell
The cold-blooded murder of two New York City policemen as they sat in their car is not only an outrage but also a wake-up call. It s...
What the war on cops has wrought
by Pat Buchanan
"NYPD, KKK, How many kids did you kill today?" That was one of the chants of anti-police protesters in New York City. Another was, "...
Christmas in a sun-filled place
by Rheta Johnson
PASS CHRISTIAN – This is Christmas week. And as Irving Berlin wrote: The orange and the palm trees sway. Cat Island looks so close a...
'Unbroken' is incomplete story
by Cal Thomas
NEW YORK – I wanted to like the movie because I love the book. Laura Hillenbrand's bestseller, "Unbroken," is a classic. While I had...
Is the American dream really dead?
by Jerry Newcombe
Last month, a professor of economics at the University of California, Davis made some headlines by basically asserting that there is...
Crossroads
'Wild' -- From wild, wool...
by Terry Burns
Wild, R, *****, Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern. Director Jean-Marc Vallee. Fox Searchlight Pictures. Length 115 minutes. This is an adventure for Cheryl (Reese Witherspoon) ...
Christmas Joy
by Lora Ann Huff
“In the first light of a new day, no one knew he had arrived; things continued as they had been while a newborn softly cried. But the heavens wrapped in wonder, knew the me...
Christmas holiday has roo...
by Stacy Jones
On “the darkest evening of the year,” as he describes it in the poem “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening,” poet Robert Frost’s speaker muses over the conflict between obl...
The holiday elf sensation
by Stacy Jones
In 2005, author Carol Aeborsold self-published a book that would create a new holiday institution. The subject of the book was an el...
Sharing friends’ and family’s favorite recipes
by Sue Bronson
The story goes that once upon a time when cousin Billy was eating at a restaurant, the waitress asked if he wanted dessert. She prai...
Christ in Christmas
by Lora Ann Huff
Much has been said and written the last few years about an effort by some to change the term “Christmas” to “holiday” or some other ...
Best-loved Christmas movie has interesting setting and inspiring plot
by Stacy Jones
Sit back for a moment: you are now in Bedford Falls, as the sign reads in the movie. The snow is falling, and Harry Bailey is on his...
Western movie tells unusual, creative story
by Terry Burns
Homesman, R, *****, Tommy Lee Jones, Hilary Swank, John Lithgow, James Spader. EuropCorp. Director Tommy Lee Jones. Length 122 minut...
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Philip Henson (George) and Channing Palmer (Mary) are part of the 46-member cast of "It's a Wonderful Life." / Staff photo by Steve Beavers
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