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Shooting suspect in custody
A 17-year-old turned himself in early Thursday morning after a fatal shooting on Johns Street Wednesday night. Detective Capt. Ralph Dance of the Corinth Police Department identified the victim as Anthony Beene, 19, of 860 County Road 511, Baldwyn. The name of the juvenile is being withheld pending the formal filing of charges later today. Updates to follow.
Corinth police investigate fatal shooting
Corinth police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred on Johns Street Wednesday night. One person is dead and a suspect has turned himself in.
Zaxby's begins work on Corinth...
The city of Corinth issued a remodeling construction permit on Monday for a new restaurant that w...
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City keeps youth busy during s...
A group of young Corinthians picked up some new skills and spending money while keeping busy for ...
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Man charged in Corinth drug bust
A Corinth man was charged Wednesday as an investigation of drug activity led to a search of his r...
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School tax hearing set
The Alcorn School District will hold a public hearing on Monday to discuss the proposed school di...
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Corinth native’s dream job hel...
BOONEVILLE — The U.S. financial market crash of 2008 was the catalyst of change Corinth native Ta...
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Sports
Forsythe resigns as MCHS ...
by Jeff York
SELMER, Tenn. -- McNairy Central boys’ basketball coach Steve Forsythe has resigned his position and will remain at the school as a teacher. Forsythe, a MCHS alum, told his...
AC participates in Lady T...
by Blake D. Long
BOONEVILLE -- Twelve squads representing nine high schools from across the Southeast descended upon the Northeast Mississippi Community College campus from June 23-24 to pa...
Padres’ Maybin suspended ...
by The Associated Press
CHICAGO -- San Diego Padres outfielder Cameron Maybin was suspended 25 games by Major League Baseball on Wednesday for testing positive for an amphetamine. Maybin said in a...
Lady Devils top annual 1-3A team
by H. Lee Smith II
The Booneville Lady Blue Devils claimed their first state basketball championship and added some more postseason hardware. Boonevill...
Gurley: 2,000 yards 'would be awesome'
by The Associated Press
HOOVER, Ala. --Todd Gurley downplays talk of being a potential Heisman Trophy candidate, but the Georgia running back can't contain ...
Cavs to sign Andrew Wiggins to contract
by The Associated Press
CLEVELAND -- Andrew Wiggins will sign his rookie contract with the Cavaliers. It's still not clear if he'll play for them. A person ...
Football title games moving to MSU, UM
by The Associated Press
JACKSON -- The Mississippi High School Activities Association announced several changes to its postseason venues, including moving t...
UT's freshman class features familiar names
by The Associated Press
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee is counting on family connections to help the program return to prominence. Five players from Butch Jo...
Opinion
The Day of the Hawk is at...
by Pat Buchanan
The bombing of Pan Am 103 over Lockerbie was premeditated mass murder. Gadhafi was taking revenge for Reagan's raid on Tripoli in 1986. The downing of KAL 007, flying from ...
Obama dragged down by cha...
by Michael Barone
"Why do you think President Obama's job rating is falling, even though the economy is recovering?" the interviewer asked. It's a fair question, even though the economy decl...
Bordering on madness
by Thomas Sowell
In a recent confrontation between protesters against the illegal flood of unaccompanied children into the United States and counter-protests by some Hispanic group, one man...
Neshoba Fair could shape Senate race
by Emily Wagster Pettus
JACKSON -- Mississippi's 2014 U.S. Senate race has been dominated by a bitter Republican primary that never seems to end. One of the...
When not meddling itself, government protects our privacy
by Charlie Mitchell
OXFORD -- Want privacy? Get a typewriter. Came across an article last week saying that’s what higher-ups in Germany are considering ...
Bordering on madness
by Thomas Sowell
In a recent confrontation between protesters against the illegal flood of unaccompanied children into the United States and counter-...
Black voter participation not a step backward
by Sid Salter
Back in 1995 in the film “The American President,” Michael Douglas delivered a speech answering a rival that for many defined the cy...
Obama's hilarious lawlessness
by Rich Lowry
President Barack Obama styles himself a wit, and some of his best material lately has to do with his abuse of his powers. "As long a...
Crossroads
Obeying the law is in God...
by Gary Andrews
Much of the problems hindering today’s social society are that everyone wants to live by their own rules and not abide by rules put in place years and years ago. I remember...
New School Year
by Lora Ann Huff
Someone may think I’m harping about parenting and having the right attitude with our children and grandchildren, but with a new school year just around the corner, I think ...
Tips on being a better pa...
by Lora Ann Huff
Many of us wish we could do a better job at parenting or grandparenting. Researchers have found that what grown-up children look back on and value most is the time they spe...
Receiving God’s message through song
by Gary Andrews
I am a fan of gospel music and I really enjoy the Gaithers and all of the old time singers coming together to perform. I have only s...
Keepsakes help keep memories alive
by Lora Ann Huff
This week I came across an article I wrote many years ago, and in order to keep the memory of a couple of special folks from our com...
One of Corinth’s newest bands adds some ‘jazz’
by Stacy Jones
Corinth has its own three-piece jazz ensemble. And while “jazz ensemble” may not be the most exact moniker for the trio, they do inc...
‘Freedom Summer’ anniversary should honor sacrifices for the common good
by Stacy Jones
A platitude often repeated in small Southern towns pertains to a wistful yearning to return to “easier” times. However, this idyllic...
It’s important to stay on the right track
by Gary Andrews
Living in a town where trains pass through each day, I am going to be caught at a crossing sitting and waiting for all of these cars...
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Recent photos from the Crossroads
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Mother and daughter, Janessa and Sara Gibbs, return to where "Baby Jane Doe" was found almost 18 years ago.
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