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Sheet of sleet challenges drivers
by Jebb Johnston
The Crossroads got through a slippery morning commute Thursday with no major accidents, although several motorists found themselves in ditches or stuck while trying to get up a hill. Many businesses closed for the day, and traffic was very light in the morning hours when a layer of sleet topped with a little snow covered the streets. Around noon, Alcorn County Third District Supervisor Tim Mitc...
Building projects get variance approvals
by Jebb Johnston
A half dozen requests for variances from code requirements for building projects came before the Board of Aldermen on Tuesday. Most of the requests are for residential properties, but one involves a new building for a business, Fastenal. Plans for a new carport at the Rick Willis residence at 1021 Taylor Street with a rear setback reduction from 35 feet to 5 feet gained approval over the object...
Pickwick lake levels returning...
PICKWICK, Tenn. ― The Tennessee Valley Authority announced Thursday that Pickwick Landing Reservo...
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Scout promotes pet awareness
The Gold Award represents the highest achievement in Girl Scouting. To receive the award, the Gir...
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Charges filed in crash with sc...
The quick reaction of a Corinth School District bus driver prevented any injuries in a Wednesday ...
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Storm floods streets
On the heels of another winter storm, heavy rainfall created flooding issues throughout the city ...
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50 gallons of soup ready for a...
(NOTE: This event is postponed to Tuesday, March 10, at the same time due to the winter storm.) T...
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Sports
Mills, Moore sign JUCO pacts
by H. Lee Smith II
Itawamba Community College may need to open a satellite campus at Kossuth High School. ICC nabbed another Kossuth standout last week, signing pitcher Carleigh Mills to a le...
State Tournament
by The Associated Press
Quarterfinal games: Boys at Jackson State University, Girls at Mississippi Coliseum. Tuesday Boys (1A) Ingomar 66, Montgomery Co. 54 (1A) Coffeeville 71, Salem 48 Wednesday...
Women's tourney could be ...
by The Associated Press
Some familiar names could be missing from the field when the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament tips off later this month. Georgia has reached the tournament 20 straight ye...
State Tournament
State Tournament Quarterfinal games: Boys at Jackson State University, girls at Mississippi Coliseum. Tuesday’s Scores Boys (1A) Ing...
Moody scores 25 to boost Ole Miss
by The Associated Press
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Stefan Moody scored 25 points, 22 in the second half, and Ladarius White added 19 to help Mississippi beat Alaba...
QB race highlights Ole Miss spring
by David Brandt
Three Mississippi quarterbacks — including junior college transfer Chad Kelly — have started their competition to see who will repla...
Lady Aggies fall short of state bid
by H. Lee Smith II
Kossuth almost pulled off the ultimate comeback. Instead the Lady Aggies will have to settle for a 21-win season that ended one vict...
Ole Miss trying to shake off rough week
by David Brandt
Mississippi's basketball team has picked a bad time to struggle. Just one week ago, the Rebels appeared well on their way to making ...
Opinion
The sad plight of Jihadi ...
by Rich Lowry
Mohammed Emwazi, aka Jihadi John, the masked, British-accented butcher of hostages on ISIS videos, makes an unlikely victim, to say the least. The entire point of the video...
Best of times or worst of...
by Pat Buchanan
Last week, John Kerry seemed to be auditioning for the role of Dr. Pangloss. Despite jihadi violence across the Middle East and ISIS terror in Iraq and Syria, Kerry told Co...
Kissing cousins in the Cr...
by Rheta Johnson
ST. FRANCISVILLE, La. – Fine art photographer Richard Sexton of New Orleans is an erudite, elegant man whose sartorial care adds to his polished presentation. I admire his ...
Hillary before the fall
by Roger Simon
I have been thinking about the sin of pride lately, not because I suffer from it but because it plays such a large role in politics....
The honesty gap
by Thomas Sowell
There may be some poetic justice in the recent revelation that Hillary Clinton, who has made big noises about a "pay gap" between wo...
People interested in history know their stuff
by Wyatt Emmerich
When I was asked to be the speaker at the Noxubee County Historical Society's monthly meeting, I was a bit fearful. People intereste...
Shock over state GOP leadership’s tax cut agenda defies political logic
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – So 2015 is a courthouse-to-statehouse election year in Mississippi and the state’s Republican leadership is pushing and...
Stop the immigration flood
by Cal Thomas
Washington is such a phony city. Maybe that's why it has such a good relationship with Hollywood. In the sequel to a "film" we have ...
Crossroads
Technology has changed in...
by Stacy Jones
As I sit writing on this Wednesday night, Mississippi remains in the throes of a winter storm warning. Of course, I’m inside, warm, full of homemade chili and sweet snow cr...
‘Kingsmen’ brings enough ...
by Terry Burns
Kingsman: The Secret Service. R. ***1/2. Colin Firth, Taron Egaton, Samuel L. Jackson. Director Matthew Vaughn. 20th Century Fox. Length 129 minutes. The movie begins when ...
Messages from the heart r...
by Lora Ann Huff
It’s that time of the year again – time for hearts and flowers and boxed candy, time to let special folks know they are appreciated. I really believe Valentine’s Day has be...
Weekend proves unlucky for unlocking or driving vehicles
by Stacy Jones
My car might be easy for some thieves to steal, but if I truly want to prevent theft, I know what to do now to keep almost anyone fr...
Wishing for normal
by Lora Ann Huff
At the end of a couple of days this week, I went over in my mind the details of how tired I was and why. My schedule had been full a...
Local wild game supper offers unique experience rooted in tradition
by Stacy Jones
In modern society, most of us do not think about the food we eat. We are accustomed to immediacy and convenience when it comes to me...
Pancakes
by Lora Ann Huff
A story was forwarded to me lately that really reminded me of how God’s love is so amazing and so caring. Sometimes we are led to be...
Poignancy of Challenger disaster remains after nearly three decades
by Stacy Jones
I was truly part of the space shuttle generation. I vaguely recall being in first grade April 12, 1981, and watching the very first ...
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Heavy rainfall on March 4 caused flooding issues on Oak Lane and other streets in Corinth.
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