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Seeking all blood types for life-saving community event
by Kimberly Shelton
Encouraging the public to show off their superpowers, Mississippi Blood Services (MBS) has scheduled a community blood drive for Corinth. The life-saving event will be held at Walmart from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, March 10. Donations of all blood types are being sought and will be accepted via the MBS Motor Coach which will be stationed outside the store. “Every two seconds someone needs bl...
Animal shelter 
now charges
 $15 for intakes
by Zack Steen
The Corinth-Alcorn Animal Shelter is now charging for animal intakes. The decision was made late last week by the shelter’s board of directors who said charging will help cover new labor costs due to the lost of otherwise free inmate labor. “We have had so much trouble getting and keeping inmates lately,” said the shelter’s 70-year-old volunteer director, Charolette Doehner. “It’s hard to run a...
Over 4,700 attend truck event
by Zack Steen
Crossroads Arena staff members are elated following the Mega Monster Mania weekend. The Friday and Saturday event featured monster trucks from the Monster Jam FOX Sports 1 series and attracted the largest crowd the arena has seen in more than three years. “Saturday night was a sell out,” said Crossroads Arena General Manager Tammy Genovese. “Over the two-day event, we had more than 4,700 people...
NWS: T-storms,
high winds, hail;
then cold temps
by Zack Steen
Thunderstorms, damaging wind and hail are in the forecast for Wednesday, while below freezing temperatures are excepted later this week. The National Weather Service in Memphis issued a hazardous weather outlook late Tuesday afternoon ahead of approaching severe thunderstorms that could also include a tornado threat. “Severe weather chances will increase throughout the day on Wednesday, as stor...
Wine and Jazz event raises mon...
PICKWICK, Tenn. – Attendees were transported to the “Big Easy” as they popped corks for cause dur...
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Corinth Symphony Orchestra fea...
Broadway comes to Corinth beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Coliseum Civic Center as Broadway v...
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Drug Court
 sees success, 
say...
Drug Court is not easy, but it has seen success. A Circuit Court judge provided an informative ov...
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U.S. judge delays
Benjamin's case
JACKSON (AP) — Sentencing has been delayed until Friday for a former Alcorn County state senator ...
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Fashion, giveaways highlight show
It was an exciting afternoon filled with fashion, fun and information as approximately 200 guests...
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People of the Crossroads – Zan...
Native Corinthian Zane Elliott’s reach is far and wide. The Corinth Municipal Court Clerk is a ac...
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Man resists arrests,
faces fel...
A 29-year-old McNairy County, Tenn. man faces multiple charges after a weekend struggle with Alco...
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Civitan Club shows business ap...
Expressing gratitude for their community partners, the Corinth Civitan Club hosted a special "tha...
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Lenten Luncheons begins its 36...
Back by popular demand, the Lenten Luncheons will make their highly-anticipated return to the Wea...
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'Building Bridges' 
offers onl...
A new collaboration between the Baldwyn and Booneville school districts will open doors for state...
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Alcorn Schools 
set registration

The opportunity is near for Alcorn County children to register and get started on their journey t...
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Sports
Local Schedule
by the Daily Corinthian
Today JC Basketball Men’s State Tournament @ Jones County Junior College Northeast vs Southwest, 3 Thursday HS Baseball Corinth vs Ripley @ Pontotoc, 7 HS Softball Mantachi...
What's Going On Around Here?
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
Spring doesn’t officially begin until later this month but Spring sports are in full swing right now as all area teams kicked off their respective baseball and softball ses...
Scoreboard 02/28
by the Daily Corinthian
JC Basketball (Tuesday, February 28) Men’s State Tournament @ Jones JC Northeast 86 East Central 69 NECC 49 37 - 86 ECCC 31 38 - 69 (NE) Shunn Buchanan 26, Leroy Buchanan 1...
The Return Of Lance Lynn In St Louis
by The Associated Press
JUPITER, Fla. — For the St. Louis Cardinals, seeing Lance Lynn back on the mound facing major league hitters was a win, no matter th...
Kent's Corner: What's With The NCAA Infractions Committee?
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
When it comes to the facts, call a spade a spade I always say. In layman’s terms: just tell the truth. With that in mind, my agenda ...
Scoreboard 02/27
HS Baseball (from Saturday, Feb. 25) (Booneville Classic @ NEMCC) Tishomingo County 7 TCPS 0 TCPS 000 00 - 0 TCHS 400 3X - 7 (WP) Ty...
Opinion
Journalist's perseverance...
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – On Tuesday, the body of a brave, old school Mississippi newspaper publisher and editor was returned to the red clay soil of Neshoba County. Stanley Dearman, 84...
Chaos in the round
by Rheta Johnson
They are moving and saving the Atlanta Cyclorama at a cost of $35 million to be paid by private philanthropists. I am glad, and amazed. I first saw the Cyclorama -- and the...
Mississippi should invest...
by Charlie Mitchell
OXFORD  — A tour bus pulled off the side of the narrow highway just west of Marks where Highway 6 becomes as flat and straight as the furrows that flank it. It was early Oc...
Trump should work for better relations with the press
by Cal Thomas
Before becoming a newspaper columnist I was a broadcast news reporter for local TV stations and occasionally appeared on the NBC rad...
Deconstruct the administrative state
by Rich Lowry
Steve Bannon blew a dog whistle for constitutional conservatives when he spoke of "deconstructing the administrative state" at the C...
Legislature deals with revenue bills
by Rep. Bubba Carpenter
The end of this week marked the deadline for House appropriations and revenue bills to be introduced and passed. The House Appropria...
What is the solution to the culture war?
by Patrick Buchanan
As the culture war is about irreconcilable beliefs about God and man, right and wrong, good and evil, and is at root a religious war...
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Forty-year-old legislatio...
by Stacy Jones
n 1972, one of the most significant education amendments was implemented under the Nixon administration. Known to the public as Title IX, the legislation protected students...
Murphy's Law applies to m...
by Lora Ann Huff
While sitting in a doctor’s office the other day, I saw a framed list of Murphy’s Law scenarios and was laughing out loud before the doctor came in. Later I tried to find a...
Nothing's new and God nev...
by Lora Ann Huff
The other day my younger son complained that he felt like the project he was working on was just “spinning his wheels” and not really accomplishing anything. I understand t...
Valentine’s Day is full of legend and should be full of thought
by Stacy Jones
The world is full of poetry, much of it concerning love and the world of lovers. “If ever two were one, then surely we,” wrote Purit...
Black History Month comments raise questions
by Stacy Jones
This week, the president spoke favorably of the new National Museum of African-American History and Culture, part of the Smithsonian...
Jimmy Reed's stories always bring a smile, enjoyment every read
by Lora Ann Huff
(Editor’s Note: Jimmy Reed’s column can be found on page 10A in today’s newspaper.) Anyone who reads Jimmy Reed’s column in our news...
Be careful with lump sum benefit
by Roy and Diane Thompson
We received a phone call from a client this week regarding the Lump Sum Death Benefit and some misunderstandings of the rule. So, th...
Accomplished NASA mathematician no longer “hidden” in shadows
by Stacy Jones
Space was once dubbed the “final frontier,” and humankind endeavored to “transcend the surly bonds of earth,” as poet and aviator Jo...
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