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Officials arrest suspect for armed robbery
by Mark Boehler
A 45-year-old Hardeman County, Tenn. man believed to have assaulted and robbed an Alcorn County woman is now behind bars. Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell told the Daily Corinthian the suspect is Kevin Keller of Saulsbury, Tenn. He has been charged with felony armed robbery and remained jailed Friday in the McNairy County Jail awaiting extradition to Alcorn County, said the sheriff. The Tenne...
Director spreads tobacco-free message
by L.A. Story
With several events under her belt, the Mississippi Tobacco-Free Coalition of Alcorn and Tippah Counties’ new project director has many more activities on the horizon. Stacy Brooks, new project director for MTFC, began taking on her new duties in mid-January. Brooks takes the reigns from former director Anjanette Ratliff. This is “just the type of job” she was looking for, said Brooks. With a b...
Jury finds man guilty of child abuse
by Zack Steen
A three-day domestic violence trial ended late Thursday in Alcorn County Circuit Court. A jury found Michael Lynn Smith guilty on felony child abuse and domestic violence charges stemming from offenses that occurred more than two years ago. In December 2015, a grand jury returned a two-count indictment accusing Smith of causing bodily harm to his three-year-old step-daughter and strangling or a...
Rodeo rides 
into arena 
Friday night
by L.A. Story
Those who are bucking for the excitement of a professional rodeo can ride on down to the Crossroads Arena as it all starts Friday night. JC Kitaif Pro Rodeos and Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) Rodeo event comes to the Crossroads Arena beginning Friday and Saturday, beginning at 7:30 p.m. nightly with a slew of impressive professional rodeo athletes scheduled to compete. “You can’...
Dancers raise over $12K for Bo...
Organizers of the inaugural fundraiser, “Dancing Like the Stars,” will want to do their own happy...
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Sign-up deadline nears for ele...
FARMINGTON — Residents have only a few weeks to register to vote in the upcoming municipal primar...
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Community Yard Sale set for re...
t’s time to clean out those closets. The Daily Corinthian Community Yard Sale will return in abou...
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Contraband camp statues come t...
The life-size bronze sculptures at the Corinth Contraband Camp will soon come to life. The augmen...
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New bill would reform campaign...
Tighter guidelines are on the horizon for campaign sending in the Magnolia State. Lawmakers agree...
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Museum transforms into time ma...
IUKA — Tishomingo County’s Old Courthouse Museum will become a time machine transporting people b...
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People of the Crossroads — Jef...
Between his son’s travel ball games and his cleaning and restoration business, Jeff Eldridge keep...
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'Blood Country' — Filming move...
A long day of filming on Monday for the makers of “Blood Country” took them from sleepy Jacinto t...
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Resident requests 
partial roa...
A western Alcorn County resident renewed his request for a partial road closure before the Board ...
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Market vendor 
deadline nears
Spring is in the air and the Green Market’s ninth annual season is right around the corner. As th...
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Sports
Sports Shorts
by the Daily Corinthian
•The Junior Auxiliary of Corinth will host a ‘glow in the dark’ golf tournament on Friday, April 7 at Shiloh Ridge. The cost is $65 per person or $260 per team and will be ...
Scoreboard
by the Daily Corinthian
(Friday, March 24) HS Baseball Corinth 7 Shannon 0 SHS 000 000 0 - 0 1 3
CHS 113 101 x- 7 8 0 (WP) Jackson Lancaster; Multiple Hits: (CHS) Kerrigan Maness 2, Baylor Frazier...
Warriors Top Shannon; Central Rebounds To Defeat Mooreville
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
There were blowouts, no-hitters and close games all combined into one night on the diamond Friday in local action. At Corinth, Jacks...
Local Schedule
by the Daily Corinthian
Today HS Baseball Shannon @ Corinth (JV & V), 5 Mantachie @ Walnut (V & JV), 5 Booneville @ Belmont (JV & V), 5 Jumpertown @ Biggers...
Walnut Wins Big; Biggersville Keeps Pace With Another Division Win
by Kent Mohundrokmohundro@dailycorinthian.com
With spring officially here and the spring sports calendar in full swing, the action of the local fields continues hot and heavy as ...
Scoreboard
by the Daily Corinthian
(Wednesday, March 22) JC Baseball Mississippi Delta 10 Northeast 8 MDCC 016 000 012 - 10 12 2 NEMCC 101 303 000 - 8 12 1 (LP) Max Lu...
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...
Opinion
Response to crime in Mary...
by Cal Thomas
A rough translation of Maryland's state motto is "Strong Deeds, Gentle Words." In the case of a 14-year-old girl who was recently raped in a restroom at Rockville High Scho...
What to do about the unin...
by Larry Elder
When it comes to repealing and replacing Obamacare, defenders of President Barack Obama's signature domestic law constantly ask, "What about those with pre-existing illness...
GOP conservatives must ba...
by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann
The 25 or so Republican conservative congressmen who are saying they will vote against President Donald Trump's health care bill hold the fate of the Trump presidency in th...
Perception is that Trump's policies are working
by Michael Barone
Perceptions matter. People make decisions, even life-altering decisions, based on what they perceive as likely to happen. To the ext...
Will Russiagate backfire on the left?
by Pat Buchanan
The big losers of the Russian hacking scandal may yet be those who invested all their capital in a script that turned out to based o...
Gorsuch’s writings will impact debate on confirmation
by Sid Salter
STARKVILLE – For all of the questionable, quirky, and downright bizarre actions and utterances of our newly-minted President of the ...
Building a pyramid of memories
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...
Looking for answers to medical care
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 ...
Crossroads
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 the reason for all the ups and downs and t...
Neighborhood theater oper...
by Stacy Jones
Some people enjoy just going to the movies, but not Rene Brunet. Owner of the Prytania Theater, Louisiana’s only single-screen movie theater and the oldest operating cinema...
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 grounded in equality for all people
by Stacy Jones
In the book “Feminism is for Everybody: Passionate Politics” writer, feminist, and social activist bell hooks writes, “If any female...
Loving those vehicle commercials about safety
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 advertise...
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...
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