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Great American Eclipse in the Crossroads area

by L.A. Story
The Crossroads area enjoyed the effects of the Great American Eclipse 2017, even if not in the path of totality. Those who watched as much of the process, as Corinthians could observe, got to see first contact and some phases of the eclipse until it ended. Many residents noticed the daylight outdoors became noticeably dimmer and while humidity remained the same, temperatures dropped as much as ...
Grant supports hazardous waste day disposal event
by Jebb Johnston
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality is granting $25,000 to support another hazardous waste day disposal event for Alcorn County and Corinth. It is scheduled to be held on Sept. 23 at the transfer station operated by Waste Connections off South Harper Road at 2610 Getwell Road. Last fall’s event had 344 cars drive through the collection center, more than doubling the traffic from...
Aldermen to consider two ordinance changes
by Jebb Johnston
A couple of proposed ordinance changes — one affecting sewer connections and one concerning transient vendors — are set to come before the Corinth Board of Aldermen. The two ordinances are expected to be considered for adoption at the board’s next regular meeting on Sept. 5. The change regarding sewer connections would eliminate the 100-foot provision. As the ordinance is currently written, if ...
Church offers non-traditional experience
by L.A. Story
IUKA — Worship doesn’t have to be formal and it doesn’t have to be in a traditional church building. This is the idea behind a new type of worship experience Oakland Baptist Church is offering. Oakland is hosting this new experience at 10:30 a.m. every Sunday morning at Tishomingo County High School. Bro. Dyer Harbor, OBC Associate Pastor and Campus Pastor at the TCHS location, said, “The botto...
Anti-monument group does not show
The likeness of a Confederate soldier quietly overlooking court square for more than 100 years pr...
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Law enforcement responds to th...
Sheriff Ben Caldwell and Police Chief Ralph Dance say they are responding with an abundance of ca...
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Arena manager remembers
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It seems all of Nashville, Tenn., is mourning the death of Country Music Association pioneer Jo W...
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4-H day offers fun,
 food and ...
What goes well with food and fun? Information, of course, and that is the 4-H Club’s specialty. 4...
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Corinth will see
 obscured ecl...
For those who will not be in the path of totality when an eclipse darkens the sky on Monday, ther...
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Alderman honors: Officials rec...
FARMINGTON — Two aldermen recently completed training from the Mississippi Municipal League and r...
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Park Ranger advises 
board of ...
Music and history will both come alive at the Civil War Interpretive Center in September. Ashley ...
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City board nixes shopping cent...
The Corinth Board of Mayor and Aldermen narrowly rejected a variance request on Tuesday for a new...
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Free concert: Shiloh park plan...
SHILOH, Tenn. — Music and celebration will be the order of the evening as Shiloh celebrates the 1...
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Yard sale proceeds help 'Save ...
Saving the fire truck, one fundraiser at a time. The latest edition of the Daily Corinthian Yard ...
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Two Corinth pharmacy techs amo...
Two Corinth pharmacy technicians are among six Mississippi health care professionals facing felon...
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Man, inmates charged
 with sne...
A North Mississippi man was arrested after he was caught trying to sneak contraband into the Alco...
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Sports
Qua Davis named first DC ...
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
There were several outstanding individual performances turned in this past Friday but one local player had a night to remember and has been named the first Daily Corinthian...
Local Schedule
by the Daily Corinthian
Tuesday, August 22 HS Volleyball Olive Branch @ Corinth, 6 Amory @ Kossuth, 5 Alcorn Central @ Biggersville, 5:30 Belmont @ Tishomingo County, 6 HS Softball Booneville @ It...
Pigskin Picks Is Back
by the Daily Corinthian
Our popular reader-participation contest ‘Pigskin Picks’ is back for another season beginning this week. Look for the 13-game lineup...
Sports Shorts
by the Daily Corinthian
•Plaza Lanes announces the formation of their Fall leagues. The Thursday Morning Coffee League (ladies only) will begin August 17 be...
Scoreboard
by the Daily Corinthian
Monday, August 22 HS Softball @ Myrtle Corinth 4 Myrtle 1 CHS 000 020 2 - 4 16 3 MHS 000 001 0 - 1 8 0 (WP) Lily Null (LP) Jamison; ...
Sports Shorts
by the Daily Corinthian
• Plaza Lanes announces the formation of their Fall leagues. The Thursday Morning Coffee League (ladies only) will begin August 17 b...
Opinion
State symbols don't have ...
by Emily Wagster Pettus
JACKSON (AP) — Defenders of the Confederate battle emblem on the Mississippi flag have a ready-made argument that was handed to them nearly a generation ago by lawmakers wh...
Wicker visits across the ...
by Sen. Roger Wicker
During the month of August, when Congress adjourns for its state work period, you can find me traveling across Mississippi. This August will include stops in nearly two doz...
The Breitbart presidency
by Rich Lowry
If Van Jones was right that a moving tribute to the widow of a fallen Navy SEAL in a speech to Congress earlier this year was the moment Donald Trump became president, Trum...
America's second Civil War
by Pat Buchanan
"They had found a leader, Robert E. Lee -- and what a leader! ... No military leader since Napoleon has aroused such enthusiastic de...
We must avoid another like Charlottesville
by Dr. Glenn Mollette
Does anybody in America truly want to repeat another horrific Charlottesville? I hope the answer is no but it seems there are differ...
What identity politics hath wrought
by Michael Barone
There's a whiff of Weimar in the air. During the years of the Weimar Republic (1919-33), Germany was threatened by Communist revolut...
What's old, cheap and memorable?
by Lenore Skenazy
Coca-Cola. I think we can all agree that's a pretty good brand name, right? Ever think about why? It's not just the billions of ad b...
50 years after Delta tour, we still struggle to face the challenges
by David Hampton
Given the facts and the right information, people will do the right thing. I have often said this in speaking to students about the ...
Crossroads
Trip to former President’...
by Stacy Jones
My quest to visit Plains, Georgia began last fall when I discovered the Plains Inn, the quaint, renovated upstairs hotel above an antique mall in the town that President Ji...
God is faithful through o...
by Lora Ann Huff
With troubles in our country and around the world, many may wonder what will happen next; but in our area there are undoubtedly hundreds of people who are facing trials and...
Beloved poem encourages f...
by Lora Ann Huff
This week I was flipping through a book of poems written by Helen Steiner Rice and published in 1976 by Guideposts. One particular poem jumped out at me because the words s...
Sometimes you just have to get turned around
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’r...
Organizing, packing light make for successful travel
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, ...
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. ...
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...
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