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Woman dies in head-on crash
by Jebb Johnston
A Fulton woman died in a crash involving a vehicle backing out of a driveway just south of Corinth Thursday evening. Sheriff Ben Caldwell said Charlotte Vandergriff, 55, died in the 6:14 p.m. crash on County Road 400 (Salem Road) near the intersection with County Road 405 (Camp Warriner Road). Vandergriff was the driver of a southbound 1991 Honda Accord. The driver of a 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe was...
Alcorn School District cuts teaching positions
by Zack Steen
The recent state budget shortfall will force the Alcorn School District to cut some members of its teaching staff prior to the new school year. Superintendent Larry B. Mitchell said the district sent out at least five non-renewal letters to employees that will not be rehired. He said at least three positions of those five would not be replaced by new hires. “These are either positions that we c...
Two men drown at Pickwick Lake
by Jeff York
PICKWICK, Tenn. -- A pair of Chester County, Tenn. men drowned Wednesday while fishing too close to the Pickwick Dam. Their boat was pulled through an open flood gate and their bodies were later found down the Tennessee River from the dam. The victims were identified as Casey Cox, 32, of Henderson, and Michael Ray Terry, 69, of Henderson, according to Hardin County Fire Chief Melvin Martin. The...
Detective division investigate...
The entire detective division of the Corinth Police Department is working on the recent murder wh...
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Fugitive caught in Detroit area
The U.S. Marshals Service picked up a man wanted by the Corinth Police Department on an armed rob...
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4H seeks volunteer leaders
If you have a hobby or a skill, then you may have something valuable to contribute to a new gener...
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NAACP hosts annual banquet
The biggest night of the year for the Alcorn County Chapter of the National Association for the A...
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Legion salutes Vietnam veterans
Vietnam veterans did not get a warm welcome across America when the war ended on April 30, 1975. ...
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Facing budget cuts, city schoo...
The Corinth School District will trim an unspecified number of staff members for the 2017-2018 sc...
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Rebel Road Trip rolls through
Hundreds of Rebel faithful gathered Monday night as the Rebel Road Trip rolled into Corinth. It w...
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Sheriff's office hosts drug ta...
Have any expired prescription drugs lying around the house? Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell ha...
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Relay for Life ready with weat...
Even bad weather will not deter warriors who want to battle cancer. Alcorn County Relay for Life ...
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Home and garden show returns
The blooming spring colors of the gardens at the Frazier home will be one of the centerpieces of ...
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Junior leadership hosts day of...
Fresh air and outdoor fun is what the children of the community can expect this Saturday at Bisho...
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Citizens can help shape town's...
Corinth residents can help shape the city’s path for the next couple of decades as the Envision C...
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Sports
2017 Division 1-1A Fast-p...
by the Daily Corinthian
1st Team All-Division: Wheeler: Jaycee Tutor, Kinsey Wallis, McKenzie Wages, Cameron Padgett, and Randi Johnson Biggersville: Ali Settlemires, Aunesty Dilworth, Ashleigh Br...
Sports Shorts
by the Daily Corinthian
•Kossuth High School will host a 3-man scramble team draw benefit tournament at Whispering Pines golf course on April 29. The cost is $40 with cart included and includes tw...
Scoreboard
by the Daily Corinthian
(Friday, April 28) HS Baseball Playoffs/Round 2 (1A) Smithville 15 Biggersville 0 (4 innings) BHS 000 0 - 0 SHS 732 3 - 15 (LP) Kaso...
Local Schedule
by the Daily Corinthian
Friday, April 28 HS Baseball (Class 1A Playoffs) West Union @ Thrasher, 3 Biggersville @ Smithville, 7 (Class 3A Playoffs) Alcorn Ce...
Sports Shorts
by the Daily Corinthian
•Kossuth High School will host a 3-man scramble team draw benefit tournament at Whispering Pines golf course on April 29. The cost i...
Local Golfers Reach State Tournament
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
Baseball and softball tend to get the headlines this time of year but there are many other students involved in the other spring spo...
Opinion
The new/old politics of c...
by Michael Barone
Capital vs. countryside -- that's the new political divide, visible in multiple surprise election results over the past 11 months. It cuts across old partisan lines and rep...
Different perspectives be...
by Cal Thomas
President Trump did something Monday I have long advocated. He met with a small group of conservative journalists, pundits and radio talk show hosts. I was among them. Afte...
Harassment begging in Ame...
by Dr. Glenn Mollette
My wife and I visited New York City a couple of days recently. We were walking through Times Square and masses of people on a Saturday night after a show when someone calle...
Trump's biggest achievement is stopping the left
by Larry Elder
President Donald Trump's biggest achievement in his first 100 days? Easy. He stopped the left. Measure Trump's first 100 days not ju...
Ann Coulter the liberal
by Rich Lowry
Because the California National Guard couldn't be mobilized in time, Ann Coulter had to withdraw from giving a speech at Berkeley. I...
The real story on Trump's 100 days
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
The really odd thing about Donald Trump's first 100 days is that, Euclid notwithstanding, the whole is greater than the sum of its p...
Is Macron the EU's last best hope?
by Pat Buchanan
For the French establishment, Sunday's presidential election came close to a near-death experience. As the Duke of Wellington said o...
Wicker’s 2018 challengers will face a very different kind of opponent
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – Much has been made of late of potential 2018 challengers to Mississippi’s junior Republican U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker of T...
Crossroads
Organizing, packing light...
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, of course, with a detailed list of items...
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. Keeping those two big items out allowed ...
Beloved hymn has a specia...
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 writer to the point of penning the words, so...
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...
Neighborhood theater operator presides over local movie scene
by Stacy Jones
Some people enjoy just going to the movies, but not Rene Brunet. Owner of the Prytania Theater, Louisiana’s only single-screen movie...
Going green in 2017
by Lora Ann Huff
Readers have probably heard the story about the older woman’s encounter with a young grocery store clerk who was promoting the reusa...
International Women’s Day grounded in equality for all people
by Stacy Jones
In the book “Feminism is for Everybody: Passionate Politics” writer, feminist, and social activist bell hooks writes, “If any female...
Loving those vehicle commercials about safety
by Lora Ann Huff
Don’t you just love Subaru commercials? I don’t own a Subaru, have never even ridden in one – but if I was depending on TV advertise...
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