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Judge orders psychiatric evaluation in murder case
by Jebb Johnston
A defendant in the February 2016 shooting death of a convenience store clerk will undergo a psychiatric evaluation. In Alcorn County Circuit Court, Judge Paul Funderburk granted the defense’s motion requesting a psychiatric evaluation for Brooklyn Traylor, who was 17 years old at the time of the death of Kris Ledlow, 43, at the MAPCO Express gas station on Highway 72. He faces a charge of capit...
Market features more than 60 vendors
by Zack Steen
Spring in the Crossroads kicks off Saturday with Corinth’s premier handcrafted event, the Green Market at the Corinth Depot. In its ninth season, the non-profit Crossroads Museum event returns to downtown offering an eclectic mix of local and regional artisans and craftsmen who sell their wares in an open-air, grassroots setting. “Each year, it is our main goal to do everything possible to make...
'Blue Day' highlights autism awareness
by Zack Steen
April is Autism Awareness Month and two Crossroads area groups will celebrate it with several special events. Reconnect 4 Autism will team up from Region IV Mental Health for a school-related project on Monday to raise funds for locals with Autism. “We’re calling it Blue Day,” said Reconnect 4 Autism founder Brad Essary. “School staff will be able to pay $5 to wear blue jeans that day. They wil...
Forecast calls for severe thunderstorms
by Zack Steen
Today’s forecast for the Crossroads area includes another strong risk of thunderstorms and possible tornadoes. The severe-weather risk is moderate — the second-highest classification from the Storm Prediction Center. Forecasters said they expect “an active severe weather event” Thursday in an area stretching from New Orleans to Cincinnati with the biggest risk for severe storms in northern Miss...
'Blind eyes now see' — Author ...
IUKA — If anyone wants to question the power of faith, they can look to author and speaker Maroly...
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City reappoints three to vario...
The latest session of the Corinth Board of Mayor and Aldermen included reappointment of four indi...
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Farmington allows metal detect...
FARMINGTON — The City of Farmington is doing something municipalities rarely do. For one day only...
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Smith gets 10 years in child a...
A Corinth man will serve the maximum possible sentence on charges of aggravated assault of a chil...
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Deadline Saturday for homestea...
The Alcorn County Tax Assessor’s Office is opening on Saturday to help people avoid missing a tax...
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Mystery solved: Story inspires...
A Corinth woman discovered a mystery through a piece of “carport junk” she found in 1989, but a f...
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Tornado warning: Storm spotter...
No damage was reported Monday afternoon after a tornado briefly touched down in northern Alcorn C...
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Grandfather, grandkid 
die in ...
A Prentiss County grandfather and granddaughter have died after the vehicle they were traveling i...
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Officials seize 3 pounds of me...
Narcotics officers seized just over three pounds of methamphetamine with a street value of over $...
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Woman found in shop building, ...
A 30-year-old Benton County woman faces three felony charges after sheriff's deputies found her i...
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Volunteer firefighter arrested...
The secretary-treasurer of a local volunteer fire department has been arrested for embezzlement o...
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County restructures debt for b...
With the restructuring of debt tied to the Alcorn County Regional Correctional Facility and assoc...
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Sports
1-3A All-Division Basketb...
by the Daily Corinthian
1-3A All-Division Basketball Teams Boys 1st Team Connor Allison….Belmont Cameron Miller….Booneville Kennedy Dye….Kossuth Ramsey Ivy….New Site Landon Woodruff….New Site 2nd ...
Sports Shorts
by the Daily Corinthian
• The Junior Auxiliary of Corinth will host a ‘glow in the dark’ golf tournament on Friday, April 7 at Shiloh Ridge. The cost is $65 per person or $260 per team and will be...
What's Going On Around Here? Foster Retires
BY KENT MOHUNDRO kmohundro@dailycorinthian.com Sports Editor/Daily Corinthian Just in case you haven’t heard, an Alcorn County icon ...
Rebel, Bulldog Baseball Preview
by Mississippi State Sports Information
The Mississippi State baseball season has turned into quite the roller coaster. After traveling to Arkansas and getting swept, the B...
Super Bulldog Weekend Is A Week Away
by Mississippi State Sports Information
STARKVILLE — The 32nd annual Super Bulldog Weekend, a Mississippi State spring homecoming tradition featuring three days of athletic...
Ole Miss Defense Getting Physical This Spring
by ole miss sports information
OXFORD — The difficulties of the Ole Miss defense were well-documented in 2016, and this spring the Rebels have been on a mission to...
Opinion
Triumphs, tragedies marke...
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – Bill Minor – who deservedly embodied the title “dean of Mississippi journalists” at the time of his death this week at age 93 – likely wrote the most honest se...
On Obamacare, a partywide...
by Rich Lowry
There's stumbling out of the gate, and then there's what Republicans just did on health care. They came up with a substantively indefensible bill, put it on an absurd fast ...
Personality and policy co...
by Cal Thomas
In the aftermath of the debacle over the Republican effort to repeal and replace Obamacare, President Trump can learn a valuable lesson that will serve him well in the next...
Emperor with no close
by Rheta Johnson
Just a few thoughts about the Emperor with no close on his deal, as he struts about playing a new blame game: Donald Trump is no mor...
Did the Republicans win by losing?
by Pat Buchanan
Did the Freedom Caucus just pull the Republican Party back off the ledge, before it jumped to its death? A case can be made for that...
The Freedom Caucus is today's abolitionists
by Star Parker
The House Freedom Caucus and its chairman, North Carolina Republican Congressman Mark Meadows, are taking flak, many saying they are...
The Obama plot to sabotage Trump
by Pat Buchanan
Devin Nunes just set the cat down among the pigeons. Two days after FBI Director James Comey assured us there was no truth to Presid...
Financial health of state’s hospitals on a roller coaster
by Charlie Mitchell
OXFORD — A healthier Mississippi with more medical services, specifically for the underserved, was a hallmark of Gov. Phil Bryant’s ...
Crossroads
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 the reason for all the ups and downs and t...
Neighborhood theater oper...
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 theater and the oldest operating cinema...
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 reusable “green bags,” but it’s worth thinkin...
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...
Annual celebration takes root in European and American tradition
by Stacy Jones
Fat Tuesday has come and gone once again. One would think that those across the Bible Belt would celebrate Mardi Gras, the French ph...
Forty-year-old legislation continues to protect rights of those involved in education
by Stacy Jones
n 1972, one of the most significant education amendments was implemented under the Nixon administration. Known to the public as Titl...
Murphy's Law applies to motherhood
by Lora Ann Huff
While sitting in a doctor’s office the other day, I saw a framed list of Murphy’s Law scenarios and was laughing out loud before the...
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