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Jail manager submits resignation
by Jebb Johnston
The Alcorn County Regional Correctional Facility will get new management. Irb Benjamin, whose Mississippi Correctional Management, Inc., currently oversees the jail operation, notified the county on Thursday that he intends to resign from management of the facility. The Board of Supervisors had entered a two-year contract with Benjamin last December. Benjamin confirmed his intentions to the Dai...
Charges filed against accused puppy mill owners
by Zack Steen
Charges were filed this week against the owners of the two large scale Alcorn County puppy mills raided in late October. Larry and Juanita Meeks of 3425 County Road 100 and Orville and Gloria Greenhaw of 15 County Road 159 had an initial appearance in Alcorn County Justice Court on Wednesday. Charges include cruelty, neglect and abuse of animals and livestock in connection with the search and s...
Symphony orchestra returns wit...
The Corinth Symphony Orchestra is getting in the Christmas spirit following a year hiatus. "Home ...
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Santa set for Red Green Market
Santa Claus is coming to the Red Green Market. Back by popular demand, Santa will be inside the C...
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Discount pet adoptions set for...
A local business is going to the dogs. Crossroads Outdoor will host a special adoption drive for ...
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City talks intersection upgrade
The Corinth Board of Mayor and Aldermen is requesting price quotes on a signalization upgrade at ...
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Food event raises chapel funds
Fillmore Street Chapel has put some local women in the kitchen. The First United Methodist Women ...
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Sports
KHS sweeps host club, BHS...
by H. Lee Smith II
PINE GROVE -- Cheyenne Daniel matched her season high and Darbie Coleman surpassed hers as Kossuth trounced the host club 72-46 in the opening night of the Pine Grove Tourn...
Moody, White lead Ole Mis...
by The Associated Press
OXFORD -- Stefan Moody and LaDarius White scored 13 and 12 points, respectively, as Mississippi defeated Southern 69-38 on Thursday night. Ole Miss (2-1) was never seriousl...
Ole Miss-Arkansas highlig...
by The Associated Press
Things to watch in Week 13 of the Southeastern Conference season: GAME OF THE WEEK: No. 8 Mississippi at Arkansas: The Razorbacks finally broke their 17-game SEC losing str...
Biggersville clubs fall at New Site
by H. Lee Smith II
NEW SITE -- Defending Class 3A champion Booneville used a 24-17 advantage in the second half to down the Biggersville Lady Lions 46-...
No. 4 MSU, Prescott regroup after loss
by David Brandt
STARKVILLE -- Dak Prescott said he was hanging around town earlier this week when a Mississippi State fan stopped him at a convenien...
Many SEC teams get a break this week
by The Associated Press
COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Texas A&M, LSU and Kentucky are off this week and five other teams in the Southeastern Conference get a re...
Kossuth clubs maintain early form
by H. Lee Smith II
KOSSUTH -- The Lady Aggies and Aggies will head to “The Grove” unscathed. Kossuth swept its second doubleheader of the early season,...
Soccer: Corinth splits with Itawamba
by H. Lee Smith II
Corinth split a pair of non-division games with Itawamba AHS on the artificial pitch at Warrior Stadium II. The Warriors ended a two...
Opinion
Made in Church Hill, not ...
by Rheta Johnson
If Martha Stewart were in charge of heaven, it might look something like Ocean Springs on Peter Anderson Festival days. Traffic is blocked on the main downtown streets, the...
Is the press broken?
by Roger Simon
Today is the day I was not going to disappoint @RonSupportsYou, who, as his nom de Twitter implies, is a positive and hopeful person. Which probably means he is used to dis...
Unfaithfully executing th...
by Cal Thomas
President Obama is soon expected to issue an executive order that would make it possible for some illegal immigrants, many of whom are the parents of children who are Ameri...
Can science survive a garish shirt?
by Rich Lowry
When Giovanni da Verrazzano returned from his famous 16th-century voyage exploring North America, the king of France rebuked him for...
Did we vote for war?
by Pat Buchanan
“How do you like the Journal’s war?” So boasted the headline of William Randolph Hearst’s New York flagship that week in 1898 that t...
Racial quota punishment
by Thomas Sowell
If anyone still has any doubt about the utter cynicism of the Obama administration, a recent agreement between the federal governmen...
In parking lots, it’s amazing what passes for handicapped
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – Go to a supermarket or big box discount store on any busy day and watch the circus. If the day you choose is a cold or ...
Where the polls were wrong
by Michael Barone
Were the polls wrong? It's a question asked after every election. Sometimes, as in 1948, the answer seems as obvious as the answer t...
Crossroads
Death of novelist’s siste...
by Stacy Jones
Each fall I look forward to the time in the semester when I can introduce my sophomore students to one of my favorite books of all time: To Kill a Mockingbird. Before we be...
What God has done He can ...
by Lora Ann Huff
Passing by the church of my childhood the other day, I immediately thought about the people of the past, folks who helped shape my life, the pastor who left when I was nine...
Mississippi museum recogn...
by Stacy Jones
The arts get minimized too often in our culture. We generally see the effect of this minimization in public schools. In 2013, in Chicago, over 1000 teachers were laid off; ...
Veteran's Day
by Lora Ann Huff
Last week’s column didn’t make it to print on time because my computer was sick – but I still wanted to use portions of the writing ...
'The Best of Me' is Excellent Love Story
by Terry Burns
“It is not enough that we do our best; sometimes we must do what is required” Winston S.Churchill. The Best of Me, PG13, ***, James ...
Visit to home forges connection with playwright
by Stacy Jones
Wandering around New Orleans’ French Quarter on a sunny, picturesque October day is, in itself, its own purpose. A few weeks ago, I ...
Vicent lives today like 'back in the day'
by Terry Burns
St Vincent, PG-13, ****1/2, Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy, Naomi Watts, Jaeden Lieberher. Director Chermin Entertainment. Length 102...
'Nightcrawler' -- a rough, tough and crazy film
by Terry Burns
Nightcrawler, R, ****1/2, Jake Gyllenhall, Rene Russo, Bill Paxton, Riz Ahmed. Director Dan Gilroy. Open Road Films. Length 117 minu...
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