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DG Bandits: Local man in custody
by Jeff York
MICHIE, Tenn. -- A 27-year-old Corinth man has been arrested by the McNairy County Sheriff’s Department in connection with two burglaries of Dollar General Stores in Michie and Milledgeville. Johnathan Matthew Hodum, of 2110 Norman Road in Corinth, was arrested Tuesday night and is now in the McNairy County Jail, according to McNairy County Sheriff Guy Buck. Hodum was charged with two counts of...
Church using show to bring in muscle
by Steve Beavers
A local congregation is bringing in the muscle. West Corinth Baptist Church is turning to a cruise-in to raise money for a fall outreach ministry. The 2nd Annual West Corinth Baptist Church Cruise-In is slated for Saturday with registration of entries getting under way at 8 a.m. Cost to enter a vehicle is $10. Funds collected from the car show will be used to pay for an August 11-12 appearance ...
Arena outsources liquor sales ...
Things are going according to plan as Crossroads Arena gets ready for its initial show involving ...
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Boy, 4, on life support
ADAMSVILLE, Tenn. – A four-year-old boy is on life support at LeBonhuer Children’s Hospital and t...
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18-wheeler wreck shuts down tr...
BIGGERSVILLE – A two vehicle wreck involving an 18-wheeler shut down U.S. Highway 45 North for ab...
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MRHC auxiliary gifts out schol...
The Auxiliary Gift Shop has been a helping hand to many students entering the medical field. The ...
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Annual Prayer Walk will conven...
Prayer for local schools and school children is the goal of the Alcorn Prayer Ministry. The group...
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Sports
Prescott, MSU embrace exp...
by David Brandt
STARKVILLE -- Quarterback Dak Prescott's breakout sophomore season produced some impressive moments last fall, including 13 touchdown runs, 10 touchdown passes and a comeba...
Questions abound in SEC w...
by The Associated Press
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Quarterback battles and signal-caller questions abound in the Southeastern Conference going into preseason camps around the league. Big names, not so mu...
Vandy's new coach sees on...
by The Associated Press
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Derek Mason has to find a new starting quarterback and replace not only the receiver who rewrote the Southeastern Conference record book but an entire s...
NCAA settles suit, will change rules
by The Associated Press
CHICAGO -- The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that co...
Titans loaded up with options at returner
by The Associated Press
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Finding someone to handle kickoffs and punt returns proved quite the adventure in 2013 for Tennessee. Deciding w...
Scott sees swift title contention for Lakers
by The Associated Press
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Byron Scott was a key component of the Los Angeles Lakers' Showtime teams, a smooth shooting guard with sizzli...
North Mississippi Motor Park Speedway
by H. Lee Smith II
After a week off due to weather, action returned to the North Mississippi Motor Park Speedway on Saturday. The United Sprint Car Ser...
Santana, Gattis lead Braves past Padres
by The Associated Press
ATLANTA --Ervin Santana knew in the very first inning his slider would be tough to hit. It took a while to know if that would be goo...
Opinion
‘A hell of a foray’
by Rich Lowry
If an Israeli high-level official were caught on a hot mic candidly commenting on Secretary of State John Kerry's ill-fated act of Israel-Hamas peacemaking, he might call i...
Bushels of love for Peck
by Rheta Grimsley Johnson
MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. -- Imagine if your life were highlighted in a short, moving ceremony and condensed to its essence. What would they say about you? Edwin "Peck" Rowell of...
Lois Lowry's 'The Giver' ...
by Cal Thomas
With his approval numbers sinking to 39 percent a week ago, according to the Gallup tracking poll, President Obama isn't alone in having a bad summer. So is Hollywood. Ente...
The anger is understandable, the meanness is not
by Charlie Mitchell
OXFORD -- A lithe young singer, Taylor Swift, had a big hit with “Mean” four years ago. The song is a picked-on teen’s lament that h...
A GOP ultimatum to Vlad
by Pat Buchanan
With the party united, the odds are now at least even that the GOP will not only hold the House but also capture the Senate in Novem...
Cease the cease-fires
by Thomas Sowell
Many years ago, on my first trip around the world, I was struck by how the children in the Middle East -- Arab and Israeli alike -- ...
Political fireworks in Louisiana, Mississippi
by BRIAN SCHWANER
NEW ORLEANS -- The world is a politically tense place these days with hot spots ranging from the Middle East to Ukraine. In Louisian...
Fighting parasitic bureaucracies and crony capitalism
by Michael Barone
"Pare down the parasitic fringe" of government. "Favor a gospel of work" instead of aristocratic entitlement. "Rationalize finance" ...
Crossroads
Sixties ‘Folk’ songster m...
by Stacy Jones
It was 49 years ago this week that CBS News describes as “the day rock music really got rolling.” The anniversary doesn’t involve Elvis, Chuck Berry, the Rolling Stones, or...
Obeying the law is in God...
by Gary Andrews
Much of the problems hindering today’s social society are that everyone wants to live by their own rules and not abide by rules put in place years and years ago. I remember...
New School Year
by Lora Ann Huff
Someone may think I’m harping about parenting and having the right attitude with our children and grandchildren, but with a new school year just around the corner, I think ...
Tips on being a better parent ... or grandparent
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 bac...
Receiving God’s message through song
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 s...
Keepsakes help keep memories alive
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 com...
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...
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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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