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After arrest, purchase clerk gets administrative leave
by Jebb Johnston
Alcorn County Purchase Clerk Paul Rhodes is on administrative leave. The Alcorn County Board of Supervisors went into executive session Monday morning to discuss the situation in light of Rhodes’ arrest last Thursday by officials with the Mississippi State Auditor’s Office. Rhodes was charged with hindering prosecution in the first degree, a felony offense, in connection with an ongoing investi...
City changes center rates
by Jebb Johnston
A special meeting of the Corinth Board of Aldermen on Monday included adjustments to rates at the Johns Street Community Center and the purchase of an administrative vehicle. Before going into executive session for fire and street department personnel matters, the board accepted the new fees for the community center at 1102 Johns Street as recommended by the center’s advisory committee. New rat...
Firm releases new park plans
The financing plan for the expansion of Crossroads Regional Park is moving forward. The Alcorn Co...
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Trust and 'Aube'
When students return to class on August 7 at Corinth High School they’ll be greeted by a new face...
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Aldermen approve fire truck sale
The town of Glen is purchasing a fire truck from the city of Corinth. The Corinth Board of Alderm...
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Outreach effort helps with bac...
KOSSUTH – A successful operation. Kossuth United Methodist Church has pulled through a huge proce...
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Lighthouse Classic brings hot ...
The Physician's Urgent Care Lighthouse Thanksgiving Classic was a feast like no other last year. ...
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Sports
Football title games movi...
by The Associated Press
JACKSON -- The Mississippi High School Activities Association announced several changes to its postseason venues, including moving the football championships from Jackson t...
UT's freshman class featu...
by The Associated Press
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee is counting on family connections to help the program return to prominence. Five players from Butch Jones' highly touted freshman class have f...
LSU shrugs off NFL depart...
by The Associated Press
HOOVER, Ala. -- The NFL has taken another big chunk out of LSU's roster. As usual, coach Les Miles just shrugs, says that's part of the job and plans to replace them with g...
Parks among ICC softball academic honorees
by Adam Gore
FULTON -- Nine Itawamba Community College softball players have been recognized as All-America Scholar Athletes by the National Fast...
MACJC confirms changes for baseball in 2015
by The Associated Press
JACKSON -- The Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges is changing scheduling and playoff formats for the 2015 base...
McIlroy builds 6-shot lead at British
by The Associated Press
HOYLAKE, England -- Rory McIlroy looked as though he had just thrown a knockout punch at the British Open, and it was only Saturday....
Two-time champions honored by MAC
by H. Lee Smith II
The spoils went to the victors. And the runners-up. First-year Kossuth head coach Trave Hopkins was named Class 3A Coach of the Year...
Braves part ways with struggling Uggla
by The Associated Press
ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves did everything they could over the last year to find a team willing to trade for struggling second bas...
Opinion
Neshoba Fair could shape ...
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 state's largest political gatherings, t...
When not meddling itself,...
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 in the wake of reports that America’s Na...
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...
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...
Are black voters turning on Obama
by Cal Thomas
It may be too soon to label it a trend and there is insufficient data to confirm it, but President Obama and his party may be losing...
The Brazil of North America
by Patrick Buchanan
To observe the decades-long paralysis of America's political elite in controlling her borders calls to mind the insight of James Bur...
Obama uses liberalism to coerce
by Michael Barone
Liberals just aren't very liberal these days. The word "liberal" comes from the Latin word meaning freedom, and in the 19th century,...
Crossroads
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 t...
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 seen them once in person and I sat in the...
Keepsakes help keep memor...
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 community alive, I wish to reprint portions...
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...
Does pride really come before every fall? At times it seems so
by Cathy Wood
I’m not sure if pride goes before a fall – for me it’s usually talking on the phone while holding a coffee cup and avoiding one or b...
Fascination with Sherlock Holmes is pure 'elementary'
by Carol Humphreys
I realize Sherlock Holmes’ aficionados may be offended, but I thoroughly enjoyed Hollywood’s adaptation of the famous 19th century d...
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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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