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Couple charged with child abuse
by Jeff York
ADAMSVILLE, Tenn. — A four-year-old boy remained on life support at Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center Friday as a pair of Adamsville residents were formally charged with child abuse for allegedly causing his injuries. Anthony Dilworth, 39, of 337 Myrtle Road, is being charged with child abuse. He is the father of the child in Le Bonheur. Dilworth also faces charges in Shelby County. Kyrie Ma...
4 Decades of Savings
by Steve Beavers
Walmart was in a celebrating mood. A fixture in Corinth since 1974, the store celebrated its 40th anniversary Friday. “We are having a lot of fun with our customers and associates today,” said store manager Brenda Johnson. “Both of them played a big part in Walmart being here 40 years.” Office Associate Nita Wolfe has been with the store for 38 of the 40 years. The Kossuth High School graduate ...
Teen killed in ATV accident
MICHIE, Tenn. – A Michie School teenager died Thursday night from injuries suffered in a four-whe...
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1 dead in morning crash
SELMER, Tenn. – An elderly Bethel Springs woman was killed Thursday morning in a two-vehicle wrec...
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Hospital honored for tech exce...
Magnolia Regional Health Center is once again being recognized for reaching a level of excellence...
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Alcorn Schools, Northeast reac...
The Alcorn School District board approved two agreements from Northeast Mississippi Community Col...
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DG Bandits: Local man in custody
MICHIE, Tenn. -- A 27-year-old Corinth man has been arrested by the McNairy County Sheriff’s Depa...
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Sports
Plaza Lanes Bowling Leagues
by H. Lee Smith II
Results from recent bowling league action at Plaza Bowling Lanes. Summer Fun 7-31 Women’s Lib 28-12 Justice League 25.5-14.5 Family Ties 23.5-16.5 The Rebels 23.5-16.5 Swee...
Locals among NE tennis ho...
by Blake D. Long
The Northeast Mississippi Community College men’s and women’s tennis programs placed themselves among highly elite company with their latest national recognition. The Lady ...
Price, Lester, Lackey tra...
by The Associated Press
Baseball fans were still trying to sort out the dizzying deals for postseason aces Jon Lester and John Lackey, Home Run Derby champ Yoenis Cespedes and All-Star shortstop A...
Prescott, MSU embrace expectations
by David Brandt
STARKVILLE -- Quarterback Dak Prescott's breakout sophomore season produced some impressive moments last fall, including 13 touchdow...
Questions abound in SEC with big QBs gone
by The Associated Press
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Quarterback battles and signal-caller questions abound in the Southeastern Conference going into preseason camps...
Vandy's new coach sees only opportunity in camp
by The Associated Press
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Derek Mason has to find a new starting quarterback and replace not only the receiver who rewrote the Southeaster...
NCAA settles suit, will change rules
by The Associated Press
CHICAGO -- The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that co...
Titans loaded up with options at returner
by The Associated Press
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Finding someone to handle kickoffs and punt returns proved quite the adventure in 2013 for Tennessee. Deciding w...
Opinion
WWI, the not so great war
by Cal Thomas
NEWBURY, England — World War I began as most wars do with patriotic fervor and predictions of a quick end. It lasted four years. While the match igniting the "war to end al...
A constitutional crisis f...
by Rich Lowry
Republicans and Democrats are consumed in a vicious debate over which party wants to talk about impeachment more. Democrats say it is lunatic Republicans who are scheming, ...
Foreign policy lacks rudder
by Ben S. Carson
The Obama administration's recent failures in the foreign-policy arena have only highlighted how far American leadership has fallen in this new century. From the Middle Eas...
No more aid to the Palestinian Authority
by Cal Thomas
The anti-Semitic "tradition" of blaming Jews for the world's problems mostly took a temporary back seat in light of the indiscrimina...
No bipartisanship in White House
by Michael Barone
Bipartisanship is dead. That's the conventional wisdom, and there's a lot of evidence to support it. But there's evidence to the con...
Political rhetoric about federal spending dodges main issues
As it did during the Mississippi Republican U.S. Senate primary and likely will again to some degree in the November general electio...
Dr. Politics on Biden's big chance
by Roger Simon
Ask Dr. Politics! You are fair, and we are unbalanced! Dear Dr. Politics: Is President Barack Obama going to be impeached? Answer: O...
Will Jerry Brown challenge Hillary?
by DICK MORRIS AND EILEEN MCGANN
He lost to Jimmy Carter in 1976 and 16 years later to Bill Clinton in 1992. Now, 24 years later, in 2016, he may run again. Jerry Br...
Crossroads
Sixties ‘Folk’ songster m...
by Stacy Jones
It was 49 years ago this week that CBS News describes as “the day rock music really got rolling.” The anniversary doesn’t involve Elvis, Chuck Berry, the Rolling Stones, or...
Obeying the law is in God...
by Gary Andrews
Much of the problems hindering today’s social society are that everyone wants to live by their own rules and not abide by rules put in place years and years ago. I remember...
New School Year
by Lora Ann Huff
Someone may think I’m harping about parenting and having the right attitude with our children and grandchildren, but with a new school year just around the corner, I think ...
Tips on being a better parent ... or grandparent
by Lora Ann Huff
Many of us wish we could do a better job at parenting or grandparenting. Researchers have found that what grown-up children look bac...
Receiving God’s message through song
by Gary Andrews
I am a fan of gospel music and I really enjoy the Gaithers and all of the old time singers coming together to perform. I have only s...
Keepsakes help keep memories alive
by Lora Ann Huff
This week I came across an article I wrote many years ago, and in order to keep the memory of a couple of special folks from our com...
One of Corinth’s newest bands adds some ‘jazz’
by Stacy Jones
Corinth has its own three-piece jazz ensemble. And while “jazz ensemble” may not be the most exact moniker for the trio, they do inc...
‘Freedom Summer’ anniversary should honor sacrifices for the common good
by Stacy Jones
A platitude often repeated in small Southern towns pertains to a wistful yearning to return to “easier” times. However, this idyllic...
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Recent photos from the Crossroads
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Mother and daughter, Janessa and Sara Gibbs, return to where "Baby Jane Doe" was found almost 18 years ago.
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