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Zika virus case number rises to three
by Brant Sappington
Two more Prentiss County residents have been diagnosed with the Zika virus, bringing to three the total number of cases in the county. As with the first case reported last month, the Mississippi Department of Health has said the two new cases involve residents who had traveled to the Caribbean island of Grenada. The Zika virus is carried by mosquitoes and carries serious risks for pregnant wome...
Waste day the biggest ever
by Jebb Johnston
Thousands of pounds of chemicals, electronics and other potential hazards are getting recycled rather than heading to the landfill. The recent Household Hazardous Waste Day helped residents get rid of things such as chemical cleaners, motor oil and old TVs, and it was the biggest yet. “We had 344 cars come through the event, more than twice as many as last year,” said Keep Corinth-Alcorn Beauti...
Auditions set for the Haunted Theatre
by Kimberly Shelton
Spine-tingling screams will fill the historic Coliseum Civic Center on Thursday, Sept. 29 as the Corinth Area Arts Council holds open auditions for their Haunted Theatre. Held at 6 p.m., all ghosts, goblins and ghouls are encouraged to try out for roles both in and behind the scenes. “We hope everyone will consider auditioning, particularly high schoolers and adults,” said CAAC Committee member...
Sales tourism tax show gains
by Jebb Johnston
Fiscal 2016 closes with a mixed month for local tax collections, but both the sales and tourism taxes collected in Corinth set new high marks for the year. The mid-September sales tax deposit of $508,980.23 was off 2.6 percent from a year earlier, in line with the statewide trend for the month. Collections among all municipalities were off 3.3 percent as the Mississippi Department of Revenue re...
Reenactment won't happen for F...
FARMINGTON – For the second straight year the city of Farmington will not host a civil war reenac...
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Corinth business group meeting...
The Corinth chapter of Business Network International (BNI) is meeting Tuesday morning at Pizza G...
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Belk sets charity shopping event
Non-profit organizations interested in raising money are encouraged to participate in Belk of Cor...
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Museum names photo contest win...
Patty Mills’ bubble burst many times before she got the perfect shot. The magic moment finally ca...
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Rotary Club laces up for 5k
Lacing up their running shoes, organizers and participants are gearing up for an annual footrace....
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Schools approve hirings
Leading with servant hearts, the Corinth Civitan Club installed new officers last week. Readily a...
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Civitans celebrating 60th anni...
Leading with servant hearts, the Corinth Civitan Club installed new officers last week. Readily a...
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Volunteers clear litter along ...
SHILOH, Tenn. — An army of volunteers descended on Shiloh National Military Park on Saturday. The...
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Northeast busy celebrating Hom...
Northeast Mississippi Community College Student Government Association (SGA) has a variety of eve...
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Sports
Kent's Corner:What Sports...
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
Many of you who are reading this article right now have kids who participate on various athletic teams where they attend school. Have you ever thought about what your expec...
Monday Area Sports Recap
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
Two area teams were in action last night. Here’s a look at how each team performed. • Kossuth got back on the winning track by taking care of Falkner 15-5 in local softball...
Pigskin Picks Winner
There were 48 entries in the weekly Pigskin Picks contest this past week, which is a new high in entries since I have been in this seat. Out of the 48 participants, 17 of t...
Ole Miss Crushes Georgia
by The Associated Press
OXFORD — Mississippi quarterback Chad Kelly faked the handoff and then took off running toward the end zone. A few seconds and 41 ya...
Third Annual Corinth Softball Tournament
by Kent Mohundro
Corinth hosted eight regional high school softball teams Saturday in the 3rd annual Corinth Softball Tournament at the Lady Warriors...
State and Regional College FB Scoreboard
Ole Miss 45 Georgia 14 Mississippi State 47 UMass 35 Alabama 48 Kent State 0 Tennessee 38 Florida 28 Auburn 18 LSU 13 Kentucky 17 So...
Kossuth holds off late Corinth rally to win
by Kent Mohundro
Corinth had waited almost exactly a year for redemption against county rival Kossuth, but redemption will have to wait another year....
Local High School Football Recap
by Kent Mohundro
Here’s a look at how all the other area teams fared last night on the gridiron: •Thrasher proved they are for real as they dominated...
Opinion
Where can voters ‘park’ t...
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – First and foremost, I’m not advocating the whole notion of voters taking a powder on choosing between the Democratic presidential ticket of Hillary Clinton and...
How Bill Clinton helped t...
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
As President Obama vetos legislation giving the families of 9/11 victims the right to sue Saudi Arabia, a prominent and devoted Clinton loyalist, Joe Conason, reveals in hi...
Letter: We must get out o...
To the Editor: It has been a true education for me during my first year as a public servant in Jackson.  The most important thing I have learned is that we would all benefi...
What Happens to the Democratic Party if Clinton Loses?
by Michael Barone
There's been lots of speculation about the fate of the Republican Party if (as most of the prognosticators expect and hope) Donald T...
How Trump can win the debate
by Pat Buchanan
On one of my first trips to New Hampshire in 1991, to challenge President George H. W. Bush, I ran into Sen. Eugene McCarthy. He was...
The most frequent 2016 election narrative is ‘none of the above’
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – Mississippi’s six electoral votes are – by virtually all polls – being counted rather safely in the fold of Republican ...
PEER’s mission not a priority for Reeves?
by Charlie Mitchell
OXFORD — A long time ago in a galaxy far away … No. Let’s leave “Star Wars” out of this. But there was a time — and it does seem lon...
Is Bush 41 a traitor to GOP?
by Glenn Mollette
Is Bush 41 a backstabber? The Republican Party has carried his family throughout their entire lives. Now at the age of 92, is this w...
Crossroads
Familiar aromas can bring...
by Lora Ann Huff
Isn’t it funny how a particular aroma or the crispness of a seasonal breeze can take us, in our minds, to another place or another time – reminding us of favorite people or...
Cultural anthropologist p...
by Stacy Jones
There is no longer an overabundance of juke joints left in the Delta and the remainder of the Deep South. In July, Willie “Po’ Monkey” Seaberry, 75, owner of Po’ Monkey’s i...
Witnessing death, remembe...
For the first time ever, I watched someone die this week. Even when it’s seemingly peaceful, it’s still not easy. My cousin Jim, who was 68, 24 years older than me, was a m...
Universities should not 
sacrifice freedom to 'protect' students
by Stacy Jones
One of the loudest news headlines this week concerns “safe spaces” and “trigger warnings” on university campuses. For those who are ...
Events of 9/11 still fresh 15 years later
by Lora Ann Huff
Yesterday I heard an announcement about a TV special for this weekend called “Fifteen Years Later.” The words brought back reminders...
Proper grammar should remain in era of electronic communication
by Stacy Jones
When I learned to write whole paragraphs in second grade, Ms. Linda Johnston urged us at Ramer School to employ good grammar. We wer...
Everything that happens is not God’s will
by Lora Ann Huff
With so much pain in the world and so many people searching for answers to so many questions, we seem to have become a bewildered so...
Family breakfasts make special memories
by Lora Ann Huff
Recently I read an article describing typical family meals in the 1950’s in the South, and it brought back many memories. The writer...
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