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City closes Tate Street bridge
The City of Corinth barricaded a bridge on Tate Street near Fulton Drive on Saturday. Of the two bridges in that area, it is the one closest to the railroad tracks. Mayor Tommy Irwin said the bridge will be closed until repairs are completed. Motorists are advised to plan to take alternate routes.
County school board OKs 3 bus purchases
by Zack Steen
The county school district needs new school buses more than ever.
 Alcorn School District Superintendent Larry B. Mitchell informed Board of Education members this week of the desperate need for buses. “Just in the span of a few weeks we’ve had a blown engine on a Alcorn Central bus and that Kossuth bus from the wreck was a total loss,” said Mitchell.
 The superintendent asked school board memb...
Miss Ole Miss: CHS grad elected to campus honor
by L.A. Story
OXFORD — She put her heart into something unexpected and it paid off. Corinth native, and 2014 Corinth High School graduate, Savannah Smith said she didn’t choose right away to campaign for the honor of “Miss Ole Miss,” but was convinced by friends it was something she should do. Anyone who knows the University of Mississippi senior, would testify to her love of the university she attends. Smit...
Support group hosts breast cancer survivor

by L.A. Story
When one is at one’s most afraid, there could possibly be no support more valuable than from those who understand. As Breast Cancer Awareness Month spotlights breast cancer across the nation, the Corinth-Alcorn County Cancer Support Group Meeting will host breast cancer survivor Michelle Mitchell as the guest speaker at the group’s regular meeting beginning at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23, at the Bis...
State women's clubs convention...
Women’s service clubs from across Mississippi will bring their message of “Lifting as We Climb” t...
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Official wants stronger telema...
One Mississippi official wants stronger telemarketer laws and is working to revise the state’s No...
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Outstanding citizen 
nominatio...
The search has begun for someone to sing the praises for those who often will not do it for thems...
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Young cast is featured in LINK...
Some of the Crossroads area’s youngest actors and actresses are beginning to exercise their skill...
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Small fire at Caterpillar
The Corinth Fire Department responded to a minor fire at the Caterpillar plant on Cardinal Drive ...
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Lt. Gov. Reeves tours local sites
Corinth played host to Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves on Wednesday as the state official toured local sites...
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Magnolia sponsors Monster Mash...
The community's hospital is giving back ... again. This time with Monster Mash 2017, a kid-friend...
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Rocket maker adds 50 jobs
IUKA — A rocket maker will spend $10.5 million to expand a northeast Mississippi factory, plannin...
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Bostic found guilty, sentenced...
The 18-year-old daughter of shooting victim Kris Ann Ledlow said her life has changed completely ...
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Traylor, Bostic testify in mur...
Co-defendant Brooklyn Traylor disputed his signed statement identifying Micah Allan Bostic as his...
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3 vehicle wreck
Emergency personnel were dispatched to a three-car accident around 5:40 p.m. on Monday evening. T...
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CFD: Think about fire alarms
It’s time to think about smoke alarms — whether a home has them, whether they work and how old th...
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Sports
Peters Wins Pigskin Picks
by the Daily Corinthian
What a difference a week makes. Following a week where a majority of pickers won 10 or more games, this past weekend tripped a lot of us up: including yours truly. There we...
Local Schedule
by the Daily Corinthian
Thursday, October 19 HS Volleyball Playoffs/1st Round Corinth @ Lafayette County, 6 St. Joe’s @ Alcorn Central, 5 Kossuth @ St. Andrews, 5:30 Friday, October 20 HS Football...
DC Players Of The Week
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
For the second consecutive week there were multiple players who stood out among the rest as another week of high school football became a part of history. And they are both...
Local Scoreboard
by the Daily Corinthian
Friday, October 13 HS Football @ Selmer Milan 34 McNairy Central 7 MHS 14 14 6 0 - 34 MCHS 0 0 0 7 - 7 (1st) M: Garrett Rogers 35 pa...
Plaza Lanes League Bowling Results
by the Daily Corinthian
Special to the Daily Corinthian. (Monday Night Major: Week of 10/09) MS Care 23 9 Shot Who? 18 14 Hughes Outdoor & Marina 18 14 Fami...
Local Schedule
by the Daily Corinthian
Thursday, October 19 HS Volleyball Playoffs/1st Round Corinth @ Lafayette County, 6 St. Joe’s @ Alcorn Central, 5 Kossuth @ St. Andr...
Opinion
Is Trump the heir to Reagan?
by Patrick Buchanan
Three decades ago, as communications director in the White House, I set up an interview for Bill Rusher of National Review. Among his first questions to President Reagan wa...
Today's turn of the centu...
by Michael Barone
Is America in a new Gilded Age? That's the contention of Republican political consultant Bruce Mehlman, and in a series of 35 slides, he makes a strong case. In many ways, ...
The great regulatory roll...
by Rich Lowry
One by one, the artifacts of President Barack Obama's rule by administrative fiat are tumbling. The latest is his signature Clean Power Plan that Environmental Protection A...
America's pain could be yours tomorrow
by Dr. Glenn Mollette
Northern California is suffering with some of the worse fires in that state's history. Twenty-three people have been reportedly kill...
Some do want to take away guns
by Larry Elder
Almost immediately after the Las Vegas shooting came the calls for "common sense" gun control. The quest almost always begins with a...
Censorship strikes in Seattle
by Cal Thomas
If it were a plague, the government would rush to quarantine the infected, as occurred during Europe's Black Death in the 14th centu...
State in national spotlight for health program at UMMC
by Sen. Roger Wicker
Our state has a well-known record of success in telehealth, having launched groundbreaking health-care initiatives that were once un...
Trump makes important step on religious freedom
by Star Parker
Arguing for protection of religious freedom, the Trump administration has opened the door for employers to withdraw from the Afforda...
Crossroads
We're in danger of repeat...
by Lora Ann Huff
Hearing the continuation of frightening threats of war and disunity in the news this week reminded me of a clipping my mother-in-law saved from a newspaper around 1965. The...
Rocker’s reported death u...
by Stacy Jones
The immediacy of technology is, on one hand, an asset. We can stay in touch with family and friends at lightning speed. It allows for interaction in real-time, as well as q...
Thinking about Las Vegas
by Lora Ann Huff
With all the sorrow in our world and all the constant unrest among groups of people, it’s quite easy to become discouraged. The news is filled with reports of harsh actions...
Educators’ responsibility is to teach students, not safeguard from violence
by Stacy Jones
This week I viewed a story on the evening news that disturbed me. No matter what restrictions—or lack of restraints—that one believe...
Children have a way with words
by Lora Ann Huff
A friend sent me some stories and comments made by children, and although I’ve shared some of them before, I thought we needed a smi...
Public education is vital to the success of our students
by Stacy Jones
I spent this week at a meeting in Nashville reviewing end-of-course assessment items for Tennessee’s state department of education. ...
A house and a home are different things
by Lora Ann Huff
Many years ago my Home Economics teacher at Alcorn Central High School marked me for life. Mrs. Lorene Dean stressed over and over t...
History of Labor Day suggests much more than day of rest
by Stacy Jones
Like most Americans, I do not plan to be working Monday. I will refrain from labor on my day off. Many people, though, who see it as...
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