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Bicyclist injured in crash with carrier
by Steve Beavers
A Corinth man remains hospitalized after being hit while riding his bicycle early Saturday morning. Herchial Jones, 66, of 103 Oakland School Road, was airlifted from the scene to North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo after being hit around 6:30 a.m. by a newspaper carrier delivering the Daily Journal. According to Debra Pugh with North Mississippi Medical Center, Jones is in fair conditio...
Fire destroys Corinth home
by Steve Beavers
Years of memories were gone in a matter of minutes for Bert and Kathryn Sewell. An afternoon fire destroyed the elderly couple's three-story home at 503 East Fourth Street. "It started in the kitchen window," said neighbor Andrew Blackwell of the house fire at the corner of Fillmore and Fourth. "I got the water hose and tried to put it out before it started flaming on the back part of the house...
Harrell ready for return to Bo...
Woody Harrell can run again. The 66-year-old has his sights set on Boston and tackling Heartbreak...
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Developers transform SoCo dist...
Less than two years ago, the downtown Corinth warehouse area of Wick and Franklin Streets were a ...
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Epps to headline NAACP banquet
Mississippi Department of Corrections Commissioner Christopher Epps will headline this year’s Fre...
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Event tells Contraband Camp story
Numerous people gathered Friday morning to trace the steps to freedom birthed by Corinth’s contra...
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Sales tax collections post gains
Sales tax collections generally rose across northeast Mississippi in the latest reported month. S...
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Sports
Central sweeps 1-3A track...
by H. Lee Smith II
Alcorn Central kept up its record-setting season when it counted the most. In the first of three steps to the Class 3A State Meet, Lady Bears and Bears swept the Division 1...
Lady Aggies control 1-3A ...
by H. Lee Smith II
KOSSUTH -- Kossuth got the win, but more importantly, by the right margin. Kossuth broke a tie with a two-run sixth and kept Mooreville off the board in the seventh to clai...
Baseball
.Central 14, Thrasher 4 Thrasher 103 00 -- 4 6 1 Central 610 7x -- 14 8 1 WP: Tyler Moore (3-4). LP: Landon Weatherbee. Multiple Hits: (T) Shawn Dalton Weatherbee 2, Josh W...
Plaza Lanes Bowling Leagues
by H. Lee Smith II
Standings and recent results from league action at Plaza Bowling Lanes. Thursday Morning Coffee 4-3 Gray’s Insulation 43-17 Country ...
Warriors win third straight 1-4A title
by H. Lee Smith II
Three years back in Class 4A and three Division Tournament titles. Corinth claimed its third consecutive Division 1-4A title on Wedn...
Aggies qualify for state match
by H. Lee Smith II
Booneville bounced back, while Kossuth repeated last year’s feat. The Blue Devils claimed the Division 1-3A Golf Tournament champion...
Softball
Northeast 3, Holmes 2 Game 1 @ Booneville Holmes 000 200 0 -- 2 9 1 NE 001 020 x -- 3 8 1 WP: Chelsea Buntin (9-11). LP: Katie Johns...
Kossuth serves up first-round winner
by H. Lee Smith II
First it rained. Then Kossuth High School reigned. Kossuth claimed five of seven matches on Tuesday, dispatching of North Pontotoc i...
Opinion
The stupid hounding of Co...
by Rich Lowry
If Condoleezza Rice were as self-pitying and politically crass as Attorney General Eric Holder, she would be wondering aloud what it is about her race and gender that accou...
Watch out for Chicken Lit...
by Cal Thomas
The cult centered on "global warming" alarmism is getting hot under the collar. People seem to have stopped paying attention and polls show "climate change" barely register...
NED's chickens come home ...
by Patrick Buchanan
When Ronald Reagan called the Soviet Empire an "evil empire," the phrase reflected his conviction that while the East-West struggle was indeed a global geostrategic conflic...
Kathleen Sebelius: Scapegoat
by Cal Thomas
Dictionary.com offers two definitions for scapegoat: "1. A person or group made to bear the blame for others or to suffer in their p...
Recovering America's exceptionalism
by Ben Carson
In 1831, Alexis de Tocqueville, the famous French historian, came to America to study our nation. Europeans and others were fascinat...
What would Reagan do?
by Pat Buchanan
President Reagan was holding a meeting in the Cabinet Room on March 25, 1985, when Press Secretary Larry Speakes came over to me, as...
The equal-pay canard
by Rich Lowry
To paraphrase the line often attributed to Mark Twain, there are lies, damn lies and the "equal pay" statistic. The factoid that wom...
Kerry's Middle East folly
by Cal Thomas
After his spectacular, but predictable, failure to move forward the "peace process" between Israel and the Palestinian side, Secreta...
Crossroads
Repairman blessed to be i...
by The Back Porch-Lora Ann Huff
His shop door is open each weekday morning around eight o’clock. He’s open for business whether he has several customers or just one or two. Ralph Hurley has run a lawn mow...
Country ‘poor’ belongs in...
by Lora Ann Huff
Driving through an area where large new houses were being built only a few feet apart, I made the comment to my husband I couldn’t be paid to live in such a tightly fit nei...
Wenasoga native recounts ...
by The Back Porch
What was life like in Alcorn County 100 years ago? We’ve heard the stories passed down from our parents and grandparents and read short-story accounts of local history, but...
The Back Porch: Children learn from 'heroes in faith'
by Lora Ann Huff
Listening to part of a message by Dr. Charles Stanley last weekend brought back memories I cherish from my childhood and growing-up ...
Avengers activate abilities to save the world
by Terry Burns
Avengers activate abilities to save the world The Avengers, PG-13, ****, Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemswor...
The Back Porch: Mothers not always perfect, but Someone it
by Lora Ann Huff
Well known author and Bible teacher, Beth Moore, said recently if you think you are one who “has it all together,” just have childre...
The Back Porch: Confessing some burdens only to God
by Lora Ann Huff
Everybody’s writing a book these days. Seems every time I turn the TV on, someone is being interviewed because their new book is hit...
History of family tree in a nutshell
by Ryland Bruhwiler
When I headed up to Selmer for my appointment at a local hair salon last week, I got more than a new “do.” I got a lesson in local h...
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Kossuth Elementary School second grader Brayde Mitchell gets ready for next month's Candy Classic. / Staff photo by Zack Steen
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