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Ministry reaches out with website
by Zack Steen
Living Free Ministries has revamped its web presence. Corinth’s faith-based addiction recovery program dedicated to helping people with life controlling issues find freedom and healing through Jesus Christ launched a new website at livingfreecorinth.com in August. “We are super excited,” founder Tommy Wilson said. “I think we have really been trying to catch up with the times and this new site ...
Exhibition will kick off 5th annual edition
by Steve Beavers
Things get kicked off with the cheer-off. The 5th Annual Alcorn County Fair gets under way Sept. 15 at the Crossroads Arena with countless girls dancing, tumbling and cheering. “The cheer-off has truly been a kickoff event for us,” said committee member Danny Joe Turner. “How the cheer-off goes is usually how the fair goes.” Last year, 1,400 attended the cheer-off. “The place will be full that ...
2nd Amendment tax holiday slated
Mississippi is taking aim on the outdoorsman market with the state’s second annual sales tax holi...
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Crossroads Museum seeking volu...
The Crossroads Museum is seeking some volunteers to help with greeting visitors and staffing the ...
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Air Evac Life-team 58 plans op...
Celebrating a decade of service to the tri-state area, Air Evac Life-team 58 of Corinth will host...
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No tax increase planned for Co...
Working with a plan for no change to city taxes, the Corinth Board of Mayor and Aldermen began to...
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Remembering Katrina: Storm sur...
Ten years ago this weekend one of the worst natural disasters in American history hit the Mississ...
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Sports
Pigskin Picks
by Pigskin Pete
Jerry Robertson of Corinth claimed the Week 1 edition of Pigskin Picks. Robertson was one of two entries to go 9-2. He won the tiebreaker by getting closest to the total po...
Ole Miss welcomes back Tr...
by David Brandt
OXFORD -- Mississippi coach Hugh Freeze hopes star receiver Laquon Treadwell scores a touchdown every time he touches the ball this season. Except once. "In a strange kind ...
Playoff-hopeful Cubs get ...
by The Associated Press
HOUSTON -- The Chicago Cubs acquired outfielder Austin Jackson from the Seattle Mariners on Monday, boosting their depth for their run at a possible playoff spot. Chicago s...
Tupelo rides early scoring Wave
by H. Lee Smith II
With all the excitement surrounding just the third gridiron meeting between Corinth and Tupelo in 31 years, the Golden Wave took the...
Braves scalp Golden Bears
by Kent Mohundro
By Kent Mohundro For the Daily Corinthian IUKA -- The shoe was on the other foot for the Alcorn Central Bears as they traveled to ne...
Lions explode in third for first win
by H. Lee Smith II and Jeff York
Biggersville used a pair of pick 6’s and a 24-point fourth quarter to earn its first win with a 38-14 decision over New Site. Qua Da...
Corinth-Tupelo meet for third time in 22 years
by H. Lee Smith II
Tupelo (0-1) @ Corinth (1-0) When: Tonight, 7 Where: Warrior Stadium II, CHS-APAC Coaches: Corinth, Doug Jones (4th year, 27-9); Tup...
Tonight's Ticket: Alcorn County Capsules
by H. Lee Smith II
Kossuth (1-0) @ Pontotoc (0-1) When: Tonight, 7 Where: The Hollow, Pontotoc High School Coaches: Kossuth, Brian Kelly (4th year, 29-...
Opinion
The GOP field that failed
by Rich Lowry
The rise of Donald Trump is, in part, a function of a vacuum. He is thriving in a Republican field that is large, talented and, so far, underwhelming. To paraphrase Bruce S...
U.S. and UK politics are ...
by Cal Thomas
LONDON – It's remarkable how often British and American politics resemble each other; often only the accents differ. Following a disastrous defeat at the hands of Prime Min...
Detailed state agency bud...
by Jack Elliott, Jr.
JACKSON — For political junkies who can't get enough of the legislative budgeting process or for average folks just curious about how much money is being requested by Missi...
Two impossible things that could happen in 2016
by Michael Barone
"One can't believe impossible things," Alice objected. "I daresay you haven't had much practice," the Red Queen replied. "When I was...
If Obama endorses Biden ...
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
If Joe Biden runs and President Obama endorses him – and both now appear likely – then all bets are off. Hillary Clinton will soon b...
Festival success was typical day at the Capitol
by Sid Salter
JACKSON – The inaugural Mississippi Book Festival was an unqualified success – one that surpassed the rudimentary shade tree estimat...
Is Trumpism the new nationalism?
by Pat Buchanan
Since China devalued its currency 3 percent, global markets have gone into a tailspin. Why should this be? After all, 3 percent deva...
The end of China envy
by Rich Lowry
A funny thing happened on the way to China's inevitable global dominance – the country's economic tumult rocked markets around the w...
Crossroads
'Man From Uncle' makes ex...
by Terry Burns
Man From Uncle, PG-13, *****, Henry Cavill, Arnie Hammer, Alicia Vikander, Hugh Grant, Director Guy Richie, Davis Entertainment, Warner Bros., Length 116 minutes. This film...
Five prayer suggestions f...
by Lora Ann Huff
Last week our nine-year-old grandson and I were talking about school starting back when he said, “Momaw, I guess you’re kinda glad we’re going back to school and you won’t ...
Philosophy teacher goes w...
by Terry Burns
Irrational Man, R, ****, Joaquin Phoenix, Emma Stone, Parker Posey, Director Woody Allen, Graver Productions, Length 96 minutes. Psychology was one of my favorite classes i...
Friends are worth more than silver or gold
by Lora Ann Huff
For the last few days I’ve been thinking about a statement a friend made the other day when he stopped by to pick up something I had...
New ‘Mission: Impossible’ delivers plenty of drama
by Terry Burns
Mission:Impossible- Rogue Nation, *****, PG-13, Tom Cruise, Rebecca Ferguson, Jeremy Renner, Ving Rhames, Director Christopher McQua...
Producer who shaped traditional-style country music dies
by Stacy Jones
What I knew as a teenager as country music were the bland, pop-infused tunes that passed for country, a problem which has increased ...
Teaching is a labor of love
by Lora Ann Huff
With the new school year just around the corner, I’m feeling sorry for the small children who will soon be getting into the routine ...
Quotes recalled from 1957
by Lora Ann Huff
The Corinth area lost two good men this week. I thought it quite ironic that Ralph Hurley and Leon Fields went home so close to the ...
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Corinth Police Captain Landon Tucker and officer Chad Harville look over the wrecked Mercury Grand Marquis sedan near Gaylean Road and U.S. 72. Two shooting victims inside the vehicle where trying to get to the hospital.
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