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Breaking news: Corinth police search for armed robbery suspect
by Mark Boehler
All available Corinth patrol units were searching for an armed robbery suspect Wednesday night. A woman was robbed of $80 cash about 5 p.m. in a vacant packing lot at the corner of Fillmore and Cass streets, Sgt. Chad Harville told the Daily Corinthian. The suspect was described as a young black male wearing a black coat over a green hoodie and black pants, he said. The woman told police she wa...
Former sheriff, Nulls enter guilty pleas
by Jebb Johnston and Staff reports
Former sheriff Charles Rinehart and two others entered guilty pleas to two counts of conspiracy to defraud and two counts of fraud against Alcorn County on Wednesday. Rinehart entered an Alford plea in which the defendant pleads guilty but does not admit to the criminal act. The case deals with vehicle purchases for the sheriff's department. The pleas came in Pontotoc County Circuit Court. Dist...
Facing sewer revenue shortfalls, city raises rates
by Jebb Johnston
After several months of looking at options, the Corinth Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Tuesday adopted a sewer rate increase. The rate hike is in response to an annual shortfall of about $800,000 resulting largely from a substantial decline in revenue from industrial customers that could wipe out the sewer enterprise fund by 2018. The increase affects both the customer base rate and usage rate....
Shelter seeks support for 'Angel Paws'
by Zack Steen
Paws for a good cause. The Corinth-Alcorn Animal Shelter is wishing for a Christmas filled with donated gifts for their four-legged friends. The shelter is hosting Angel Paws, a fundraiser where Christmas trees filled with Christmas wishes were placed at five local businesses throughout the Crossroads area. “On each tree are handmade ornaments with a photo of a shelter animal on one side and a ...
Church presents dinner theater
It’s going to be a country Christmas at Pleasant Hill United Pentecostal Church. The church will ...
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People of the Crossroads — Tom...
“We’re a bunch of veterans who want to serve our country,” said Tommy Watson, the 63-year-old com...
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Christmas Basket Fund goes to ...
The spirit of giving this Christmas season is alive and well in the Alcorn County area. Donations...
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Crash investigation upgraded t...
A Monday night crash on Highway 45 south of Corinth has been upgraded to a fatality because of th...
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Warrant roundup:
 Officials ar...
County and city law enforcement teamed with other agencies to serve a number of felony warrants l...
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'The Nutcracker': The Making o...
Realizing her childhood dream, Turning Pointe Dance Academy's Tinley Wharton will leap into the l...
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Alcorn County:
Four Christmas ...
KOSSUTH – The holiday season will officially kickoff this weekend in Kossuth. On tap for Saturday...
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Holiday bazaar benefits F.U.E.L.
KOSSUTH – A popular local Christmas market will return this weekend. Organizers are in the final ...
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People of the Crossroads: Will...
Will Dillinger enjoys his job. The 30-year-old Corinth native started working at the Marathon sta...
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One critically hurt in highway...
One person was critically injured in a Highway 45 crash Monday evening, while another crash about...
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Budget woes: County holds agen...
With Alcorn County pinching pennies to make it through the next few months, outside agencies that...
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Voting begins in window contest
It’s time to cast ballots in the inaugural “Deck the Town” holiday-themed window painting contest...
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Sports
McNairy Central Sweeps: W...
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
The road was kind to some teams Tuesday evening, while others weren’t as fortunate. HS Basketball McNairy Central trekked across the state line to face Alcorn Central and t...
Local Scoreboard
HS Basketball From Tuesday, December 6 (G) McNairy Central 46 Alcorn Central 34 MCHS 8 7 18 13 - 46 ACHS 6 7 7 14 - 34 (MCHS) Selika McCord 14, Khyla Wade-Warren 11, Hannah...
Alcorn Central Volleyball Feature
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
How does a 3A school known traditionally for basketball become a volleyball powerhouse in just four short years? Just more than four...
Ole Miss wins over Memphis
by The Associated Press
OXFORD, Miss.— Mississippi coach Andy Kennedy leaned into the microphone at his postgame press conference, flashed a smile and whisp...
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HS Basketball (Smithville Shootout) (B) Corinth 70 N. Pontotoc 32 CHS 16 24 21 9 - 70 NPHS 10 3 10 9 - 32 (CHS) Tada Strickland 27, ...
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Girls Kossuth 55 Amory 52, OT Kossuth 12 13 18 8 4 - 55 Amory 9 15 10 17 1 - 52 (KHS) Morgan Hodum 31; Lydia Lee10 Boys Kossuth 67 A...
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HS Basketball (From Tuesday, November 29) (B) Southaven 54 Corinthn 50 SHS 14 15 13 10 - 54 CHS 12 20 6 12 - 50 (CHS) Cole McGrath 1...
Opinion
Why the pollsters missed ...
Even as Donald Trump begins to form his administration, people are still wondering why the nation's top polling organizations failed to spot his surge in the campaign's fin...
To kill a pipeline -- again
by Rich Lowry
One of the Obama administration's core competencies is suspending pipeline projects with no cause. It will leave office with another notch in its belt, now that the Army Co...
When the truth doesn't ma...
by Rheta Johnson
The Emperor With No Clothes is lumbering at his full speed toward the highest office in the free world, pulling behind him to help guard the hens the largest collection of ...
The left gambles with people's lives
by Thomas Sowell
Sometimes life forces us to make decisions, even when we don't have enough information to know how the decision will turn out. The r...
Remembering a day that will life in infamy
by James F Burns
The events of the past few minutes coursed through John Anderson’s mind like the hellish nightmare that it was. He had been assigned...
Trump redraws Midwest partisan lines
by Michael Barone
Would any Republican besides Donald Trump have beaten Hillary Clinton and been elected the 45th president? It's an interesting quest...
Fake news and war party lies
by Pat Buchanan
"I have in my possession a secret map, made in Germany by Hitler's government -- by the planners of the New World Order," FDR told t...
Remembering Pearl Harbor at 75
by Cal Thomas
Only five of the 335 men who survived the unprovoked attack that sunk the USS Arizona on Dec. 7, 1941 remain alive. Donald Stratton,...
Crossroads
Destruction of East Tenne...
After marrying an East Tennessean, I became one for eight years. It was my home. I was thus saddened to hear of the wildfires this week that destroyed homes, businesses, an...
We are all broken and nee...
by Lora Ann Huff
Asking questions and offering consolation as the lady shared her story, Naomi’s friend said, “Do you ever think about going to church?” Having a muddled view of “religion” ...
Accuracy is more importan...
by Stacy Jones
This week while perusing my Facebook new feed, I noticed that a friend of mine had been tagged in a post with almost 50 other people. The woman who tagged him had shared an...
Election underscores importance of coming together
by Stacy Jones
My father was born in 1929, so when Franklin D. Roosevelt was inaugurated in March 1933, he was almost four years old. The country h...
Kindred spirits leave footprints on our hearts
by Lora Ann Huff
Once in a while people cross our paths, leaving a footprint in our minds and hearts that will last as long as we live. Our parents a...
‘Local color’ easily found in cemetery tour characters, stories
by Stacy Jones
In her novel ‘Colony,’ author Anne Rivers Siddons describes the sensuousness of life in the U.S. South: “That sinuous southern life,...
Observations on growing older
by Lora Ann Huff
Suffering from writer’s block, I decided to share some amusing observations I found on growing older. It’s amazing how familiar some...
'Happy trails?' What would Roy and Dale think today?
by Lora Ann Huff
What a contrast! Before sitting down to write, I had been listening to the King of the Cowboys, Roy Rogers, sing “Happy Trails to Yo...
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