Contact Us e-Edition Crossroads Magazine
Top News
Contraband camp statues come to life
by Zack Steen
The life-size bronze sculptures at the Corinth Contraband Camp will soon come to life. The augmented reality project will happen thanks in part to a $10,000 grant awarded to the Corinth Area Convention and Visitor’s Bureau from the Mississippi Hills Heritage Area Alliance. “This is a really cool project where basically the statues will come to life in front of visitors via their handheld device...
New bill would reform campaign finances
by Zack Steen
Tighter guidelines are on the horizon for campaign sending in the Magnolia State. Lawmakers agreed on a new campaign finance reform bill on Wednesday with the passage of Senate Bill 2689. The measure will next move to Gov. Phil Bryant for his approval. Right now, public officials across the state can spend campaign money any way they like, as long as they pay income taxes on money taken for per...
Museum transforms into time machine
by L.A. Story
IUKA — Tishomingo County’s Old Courthouse Museum will become a time machine transporting people back in time during the third annual Renaissance Day. The museum located at 203 East Quitman Street in Iuka will be the setting for Renaissance Day 2017 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 15. “It’s been a hit. This is just an old-timey day. It’s an opportunity for people to come to see how thin...
People of the Crossroads — Jeff Eldridge
Between his son’s travel ball games and his cleaning and restoration business, Jeff Eldridge keeps the road hot. The local Servpro professional co-owns the seven-county franchise with his wife, Dana. The two both went to Mississippi State and graduated with completely different degrees. “We both gave up everything to do something different,” said Eldridge. “We got into the Servpro business 14 y...
'Blood Country' — Filming move...
A long day of filming on Monday for the makers of “Blood Country” took them from sleepy Jacinto t...
full story
Resident requests 
partial roa...
A western Alcorn County resident renewed his request for a partial road closure before the Board ...
full story
Market vendor 
deadline nears
Spring is in the air and the Green Market’s ninth annual season is right around the corner. As th...
full story
KeyTronic expanding operations
Seventy-five new jobs are coming to Corinth. KeyTronicEMS is expanding its Corinth location by in...
full story
Action! Jacinto
 filming begins

JACINTO — “Settle … and … action!” On that command from “Blood Country” director Travis Mills, a ...
full story
School district receives $50,000
The Alcorn School District is now $50,000 richer thanks to Rep. Nick Bain (D-Alcorn) and a bond b...
full story
Firefighter injured during hou...
A Biggersville firefighter received minor injuries after a portion of wall collapsed during salva...
full story
Real estate agent uses drone t...
As a real estate broker, Doug Jumper never expected to add “pilot” to his credentials. But that i...
full story
Glen to get new mayor
When the new term for municipal elected leaders begins in July, the town of Glen will get a new m...
full story
Legislature focused on law enf...
Corinth Democratic Rep. Nick Bain recently took to the Well of the House in the state capitol. Th...
full story
Sports
Sports Shorts
by the Daily Corinthian
•The Kossuth High School Athletic Booster Club will hold a meeting on April 18 at 6 PM at the High School Cafeteria •There will be a four person golf scramble at Hillandale...
Local Schedule
by the Daily Corinthian
Thursday, March 23 HS Baseball Middleton (TN) @ Walnut, 4:30 HS Softball Belmont @ Booneville (V & JV), 5 Pine Grove @ Hickory Flat (V & JV), 5 Biggersville @ Jumpertown, 5...
Plaza Lanes League Bowlin...
by the Daily Corinthian
Here are the latest league bowling results from Plaza Lanes in Corinth. (Corinth Youth League: 2016-17 Award Winners) Kossuth Aggies 39 17 (League Champs) The Rebels 38 18 ...
Local Schedule
by the Daily Corinthian
Wednesday, March 22 HS Baseball (Gulf Coast Baseball Classic) McNairy Central vs Beech (TN), 10 AM Thursday, March 23 HS Baseball Mi...
Crigger's No Hitter Leads Warriors Past Shannon
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
Corinth pitcher Kyle Crigger pitched a perfect game at Shannon Tuesday night to become the second Warrior pitcher in a week to toss ...
Scoreboard 03/21
by the Daily Corinthian
(Monday, March 20) HS Baseball Gulf Coast (AL) Baseball Classic McNairy Central 11 Hamilton (AL) 2 MCHS 243 020 0 - 11 10 2 HHS 000 ...
Opinion
Building a pyramid of mem...
by Rheta Johnson
PENSACOLA, Fla. -- In one sleepy motion, I hit a snooze button on the hotel's clock that chums up the sound of breaking waves. Ah, a soundtrack from the past. Comfort noise...
Looking for answers to me...
by Glenn Mollette
Medical care continues to dominate our attention in this nation. I hope we don't have millions of people without health care in the next year or so. However, in reality we ...
Gorsuch offers a nation o...
by Star Parker
My first experience with Senate confirmation hearings for a Supreme Court justice nominee was in 1991 at the hearings for Clarence Thomas. I came to Washington with several...
Purity and politics
by Cal Thomas
Readers of a certain age may recall ads for Ivory Soap, which claimed to be 99 and 44/100ths percent pure. If the soap could have re...
A 140-character flaw
by Rich Lowry
The Trump administration is in the throes of one of the greatest self-inflicted distractions of the modern presidency. The latest ch...
Rep. Gipson’s quest for truth reflects misunderstanding
by Charlie Mitchell
OXFORD — State Rep. Andy Gipson, R-Braxton, has his toga in a knot because a Delta newspaper publisher offered his opinion — opinion...
Fight not fading over Confederate emblem
by Emily Wagster Pettus
JACKSON (AP) — The Confederate battle emblem on the Mississippi flag is an issue that won't die, even when legislative leaders say f...
Uncompensated care numbers make state hospitals vulnerable
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE  – While the national debate over Republican efforts to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act continues, hospitals...
Crossroads
Going green in 2017
by Lora Ann Huff
Readers have probably heard the story about the older woman’s encounter with a young grocery store clerk who was promoting the reusable “green bags,” but it’s worth thinkin...
International Women’s Day...
by Stacy Jones
In the book “Feminism is for Everybody: Passionate Politics” writer, feminist, and social activist bell hooks writes, “If any female feels she need anything beyond herself ...
Loving those vehicle comm...
by Lora Ann Huff
Don’t you just love Subaru commercials? I don’t own a Subaru, have never even ridden in one – but if I was depending on TV advertisements to help me choose a vehicle, I wou...
Annual celebration takes root in European and American tradition
by Stacy Jones
Fat Tuesday has come and gone once again. One would think that those across the Bible Belt would celebrate Mardi Gras, the French ph...
Forty-year-old legislation continues to protect rights of those involved in education
by Stacy Jones
n 1972, one of the most significant education amendments was implemented under the Nixon administration. Known to the public as Titl...
Murphy's Law applies to motherhood
by Lora Ann Huff
While sitting in a doctor’s office the other day, I saw a framed list of Murphy’s Law scenarios and was laughing out loud before the...
Nothing's new and God never changes
by Lora Ann Huff
The other day my younger son complained that he felt like the project he was working on was just “spinning his wheels” and not reall...
Valentine’s Day is full of legend and should be full of thought
by Stacy Jones
The world is full of poetry, much of it concerning love and the world of lovers. “If ever two were one, then surely we,” wrote Purit...
AP Video



RSS Feeds
Daily corinthian stories feed