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A Lighthouse Christmas: Toy Store celebrates 23 years
by Zack Steen
Going the extra mile, Tayton Smith pushed a brand new black and white Roadmaster bike to his Jeep. The Alcorn Central High School junior was helping a Lighthouse Foundation Toy Store shopper load gifts into her small sedan when he discovered the bike wouldn’t fit. “There was nothing else we could do to make it fit,” said Smith, a three-year volunteer for the Christmas toy program. “I knew what ...
County road faces issues
by Jebb Johnston
A recently resurfaced section of Kendrick Road may have to be redone, and Alcorn County is asking residents to use caution until temporary striping is in place. Completion of the project has been on hold after it was discovered that the chip seal surface on a section of Kendrick through the State Aid Program does not meet specifications. The work was done by a contractor. “It was kind of a wait...
Basket Fund goes to $1,885
by Staff reports
The spirit of giving this Christmas season is alive and well in the Alcorn County area. Donations are now arriving for the 21st Annual Corinth Rotary Club / Daily Corinthian Christmas Basket Fund. A $23,000 fund raising goal was set so 1,000 food baskets can be given to local families on Saturday, Dec. 17 at the Crossroads Arena. The newspaper has received $1,885 in donations so far. Donations ...
Church presents Christmas play
by Kimberly Shelton
FARMINGTON — Proclaiming a strong, vibrant message about God’s love for mankind, Farmington Baptist Church will present “Shepherds and Kings” this Christmas season. The dramatic Broadway-style musical, created by Joel Lindsey, Jeff Bumgardner, Dr. Heidi Petak and Daniel Semsen will be presented at 6 p.m. on Sunday with an encore presentation at 7 p.m. on Monday. Written by Dr. Petak and arrange...
People of the Crossroads - Dan...
Staff photo by Bobby J. Smith - Books-A-Million bookseller Danielle Dalton is a relatively new ar...
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Officials propose cuts for com...
JACKSON — Top lawmakers are proposing a Mississippi budget that would be 3 percent smaller for th...
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Farmington Baptist Church pres...
Proclaiming a strong, vibrant message about God’s love for mankind, Farmington Baptist Church wil...
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Breaking news: Corinth police ...
All available Corinth patrol units were searching for an armed robbery suspect Wednesday night. A...
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Former sheriff, Nulls enter gu...
Former sheriff Charles Rinehart and two others entered guilty pleas to two counts of conspiracy t...
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Facing sewer revenue shortfall...
After several months of looking at options, the Corinth Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Tuesday ad...
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Shelter seeks support for 'Ang...
Paws for a good cause. The Corinth-Alcorn Animal Shelter is wishing for a Christmas filled with d...
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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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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...
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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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