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Anti-monument group does not show
by Jebb Johnston
The likeness of a Confederate soldier quietly overlooking court square for more than 100 years probably got more attention on Friday than it has received since its ceremonial unveiling in August 1912. The threat of an attempt to remove the statue led to a crowd of around 100 people assembling peacefully at court square around 5 p.m. in support of the statue, which was erected in honor of Colone...
Law enforcement responds to threat against Confederate monument
Sheriff Ben Caldwell and Police Chief Ralph Dance say they are responding with an abundance of caution to a threat of vague origins made against the Confederate monument at court square. Word of the threat began to spread quickly Thursday afternoon, taking hold on social media. Federal law enforcement advised the local departments to regard the threat, attributed to the group Anonymous, as cred...
Arena manager remembers
 country music pioneer
by L.A. Story
It seems all of Nashville, Tenn., is mourning the death of Country Music Association pioneer Jo Walker-Meador as she profoundly impacted the Country Music industry, but one Crossroads area native remembers her too — in the role of mentor and friend. “Truly country music would not be where it is today without her and I certainly owe her all the credit for my accomplishments at CMA and in Country...
4-H day offers fun,
 food and information
by L.A. Story
What goes well with food and fun? Information, of course, and that is the 4-H Club’s specialty. 4-H Promotion Day will take place from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. this Saturday, at the Mississippi State University Extension Service, located at 2200 Levee Road, in Corinth, (behind the Crossroads Arena). 4-H Agent Tammy Parker said that some of the 4-H Clubs will have displays with fun hands-on acti...
Corinth will see
 obscured ecl...
For those who will not be in the path of totality when an eclipse darkens the sky on Monday, ther...
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Alderman honors: Officials rec...
FARMINGTON — Two aldermen recently completed training from the Mississippi Municipal League and r...
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Park Ranger advises 
board of ...
Music and history will both come alive at the Civil War Interpretive Center in September. Ashley ...
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City board nixes shopping cent...
The Corinth Board of Mayor and Aldermen narrowly rejected a variance request on Tuesday for a new...
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Free concert: Shiloh park plan...
SHILOH, Tenn. — Music and celebration will be the order of the evening as Shiloh celebrates the 1...
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Yard sale proceeds help 'Save ...
Saving the fire truck, one fundraiser at a time. The latest edition of the Daily Corinthian Yard ...
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Two Corinth pharmacy techs amo...
Two Corinth pharmacy technicians are among six Mississippi health care professionals facing felon...
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Man, inmates charged
 with sne...
A North Mississippi man was arrested after he was caught trying to sneak contraband into the Alco...
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Information sought in missing ...
The family of a former Corinth resident who has not been heard from since last week is seeking in...
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Shutterbugs wanted: Museum pho...
Lights, camera, action. The Crossroads Museum recently announced the return of its long running P...
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Police chief: No robbery at Lo...
The report of a robbery at Lowe’s on Sunday afternoon turned out to be a false alarm. “We had no ...
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Corinth gets 'rocked' by creat...
Corinth is being rocked — not by the music genre, but by actual stones. Anyone who frequents soci...
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Sports
Sports Shorts
by the Daily Corinthian
• Plaza Lanes announces the formation of their Fall leagues. The Thursday Morning Coffee League (ladies only) will begin August 17 beginning at 9 am. The Monday Night Major...
Riley named new Bobcats b...
by By Jeff York/for the Daily Corinthian
It is rare for a young coach to get to live their dream of their first job as a head coach at their alma mater. Stacy Riley got the news Tuesday that he will be the new boy...
Scoreboard (Part 3)
by the Daily Corinthian
@ Glen Tishomingo County 35 Alcorn Central 13 ACHS 0 7 0 6 - 13 TCHS 7 21 7 0 - 35 1Q (TC) Beau Ollivierre 11 run (Coby Tapp PAT) 2:...
Scoreboard (Part 2)
by the Daily Corinthian
@ Selmer McNairy Central 65 Freedom Prep 26 MC 7 26 7 25 - 65 FP 8 6 6 6 - 26 1st FP - TD run M- Lucas Hively 1 run 2nd Qtr. M - Kyl...
Scoreboard (Part 1)
by the Daily Corinthian
@ Biggersville Biggersville 39 Middleton (TN) 19 Biggersville 26 7 6 0 - 39 Middleton 0 0 6 13 - 19 @ Kossuth Kossuth 17 Independenc...
Call In Scores
by the Daily Corinthian
With high school football kicking off this week and softball and volleyball already in full gear we need your help in getting game s...
Sports Shorts
by the Daily Corinthian
•Plaza Lanes announces the formation of their Fall leagues. The Thursday Morning Coffee League (ladies only) will begin August 17 be...
Opinion
What's old, cheap and mem...
by Lenore Skenazy
Coca-Cola. I think we can all agree that's a pretty good brand name, right? Ever think about why? It's not just the billions of ad bucks behind it. It's all the "k" sounds ...
50 years after Delta tour...
by David Hampton
Given the facts and the right information, people will do the right thing. I have often said this in speaking to students about the importance of good journalism — reportin...
Armageddon postponed, for...
by Cal Thomas
North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un appears to have blinked and President Trump can claim a foreign policy victory and justification for his strategy. Reminiscent of Presiden...
Trump is right: Bigotry, violence 'on many sides'
by Star Parker
British writer and theologian G.K. Chesterton observed, "It is hatred that unites people -- while love is always individual." The us...
Tragedy in Charlottesville
by Cal Thomas
In the South during the Jim Crow era, the "one-drop rule," codified into law, asserted that if a person had just one drop of African...
If we erase history, who are we?
by Pat Buchanan
When the Dodge Charger of 20-year-old Nazi sympathizer James Alex Fields Jr., plunged into that crowd of protesters Saturday, killin...
Mothball the Confederate monuments
by Rich Lowry
Robert E. Lee wasn't a Nazi, and surely would have had no sympathy for the white supremacist goons who made his statue a rallying po...
Poor is a choice? Think again!
by Rep. Jay Hughes
Governor William Winter was correct when he said: “The only road out of poverty runs past the schoolhouse door.” This still rings tr...
Crossroads
Trip to former President’...
by Stacy Jones
My quest to visit Plains, Georgia began last fall when I discovered the Plains Inn, the quaint, renovated upstairs hotel above an antique mall in the town that President Ji...
God is faithful through o...
by Lora Ann Huff
With troubles in our country and around the world, many may wonder what will happen next; but in our area there are undoubtedly hundreds of people who are facing trials and...
Beloved poem encourages f...
by Lora Ann Huff
This week I was flipping through a book of poems written by Helen Steiner Rice and published in 1976 by Guideposts. One particular poem jumped out at me because the words s...
Sometimes you just have to get turned around
by Lora Ann Huff
…So what do you do when you’re headed toward the top of a hill on a narrow street and read the sign that says “Dead End” – and you’r...
Organizing, packing light make for successful travel
by Stacy Jones
One of the most exciting parts of a trip is the journey; however, one of the most difficult parts is the packing. It starts for me, ...
Passing on the old ways
by Lora Ann Huff
The other day I pinned two thick bath towels on my outdoor clothesline since my load of laundry was too much for the clothes dryer. ...
Beloved hymn has a special meaning
by Lora Ann Huff
Don’t you wonder at times about the origin of some of the old hymns of the Christian church? What event or thoughts brought the writ...
There is a purpose to life
by Lora Ann Huff
Most of us have had those days or moments when we see what some call the “circle of life” and wondered what it all means – what’s th...
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