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Corinth awards two drainage project contracts
by Jebb Johnston
Oct 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Corinth awarded two contracts this week for major drainage work in the city after several years in the works. Although the Board of Aldermen awarded the contracts, it is still pending concurrence b...
Supervisors hire new accounting firm
by Jebb Johnston
Oct 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Alcorn County is hiring a new accounting firm as it moves to get all county audits up to date. The Board of Supervisors during this past week voted to end its contract with the Sparks CPA firm and ...
Law enforcement on the lookout for armed fugitive
by Jebb Johnston
Oct 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Law enforcement officials are looking for a man who is wanted for a parole violation and fled officers with the Mississippi Department of Corrections on Friday. The Alcorn County Sheriff’s Departme...
Man charged with drug possession
by Daily Corinthian
Oct 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
A Corinth man faces felony charges after being found in possession of two different controlled substances. Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell reports Curtis Lee Collins, 26, was arrested Oct. 18 fo...
Students celebrate 50 days with '50s style
by L.A. Story
Oct 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Fifty days was recently a cause for a big celebration for Alcorn Central Elementary kindergarteners. The Alcorn Central Elementary Kindergarten classes enjoyed a big day celebrating their 50th day ...
KHS ranks fourth in the state, Alcorn Central gets first A rating
by Zack Steen
Oct 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Consistency may be key for two local high school’s recent academic success. The Alcorn School District’s Alcorn Central High School and Kossuth High School each received “A” accountability grades f...
Schools see big success in latest state ratings
by Zack Steen
Oct 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Three Alcorn County schools received top grades on the latest state accountability ratings, and one is ranked among the best. The Mississippi Department of Education released letter grades for scho...
Weekend walk brings meaning and hope

by L.A. Story
Oct 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
TUPELO — The Out of the Darkness Walk takes it name seriously because that is precisely what participants set out to do — end the darkness of suicide and bring about the light of awareness and hope...
Man charged in vehicle theft
by Zack Steen
Oct 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
A Tennessee man has been arrested for the theft of a vehicle from an Alcorn County used car lot. Sheriff Ben Caldwell said 25-year-old Michael Anthony Smith of Henning, Tenn., was arrested and char...
U.S. Marshals seek area fugitive
by Zack Steen
Oct 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
A man known to frequent the Corinth area is wanted by U.S. Marshals. Patrick Dillon Butler, a 24-year-old from Michie, Tenn., is considered armed and extremely dangerous. He is wanted on charges of...
City, county split on hospital board appointment
by Jebb Johnston
Oct 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Corinth alderman and Alcorn County supervisors are at odds on a hospital board appointment. The Alcorn County Board of Supervisors on Monday voted to reappoint the longtime incumbent, Myrna McNair....
Fired up: Memorial bricks to help 
museum, F.D. save truck
by Jebb Johnston
Oct 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Crossroads Museum is offering the community the opportunity to purchase a memorial brick to be placed around the planned structure that will house Corinth’s antique fire truck. It is part of a fina...
People of the Crossroads - Wesley Wilbanks, Walnut
by Mark Boehler
Oct 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Wesley Wilbanks celebrates two things in October: his third anniversary as a Corinth firefighter and his 26th birthday. A 2010 Walnut High School graduate who played both football and baseball, he ...
Man shot in Meigg Street area

by L.A. Story
Oct 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
A 25-year-old Corinth man was taken to Magnolia Regional Health Center after he was shot while walking in the area of Scales and Meigg Street early Tuesday morning. A report from Corinth Police Ser...
Pursuit results in fatal crash
by Brant Sappington
Oct 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Authorities are awaiting official identification of a suspect who died Sunday when his vehicle burst into flames after crashing while fleeing from law enforcement in Prentiss County. A Prentiss Cou...
Corinth legends: Cemetery tour will return for second year
by Zack Steen
Oct 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
The stories of eight historic Corinthians will come alive later this month when the second annual Historic Corinth Cemetery Tour returns. The tour will illuminate the lives of an eclectic group of ...
Displaced Heritage festival set for Iuka this weekend
by L.A. Story
Oct 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
IUKA — Even a hurricane could not stop this festival. After being displaced from its traditional date due to Hurricane Harvey, the 30th Annual Iuka Heritage Festival will take place this Friday and...
City closes Tate Street bridge
by Jebb Johnston
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
The City of Corinth is looking at options after closing a bridge on a busy street over the weekend. The closure of the bridge on Tate Street near Fulton Drive is expected to be lengthy, and motoris...
County school board OKs 3 bus purchases
by Zack Steen
Oct 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
The county school district needs new school buses more than ever.
 Alcorn School District Superintendent Larry B. Mitchell informed Board of Education members this week of the desperate need for bu...
Miss Ole Miss: CHS grad elected to campus honor
by L.A. Story
Oct 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
OXFORD — She put her heart into something unexpected and it paid off. Corinth native, and 2014 Corinth High School graduate, Savannah Smith said she didn’t choose right away to campaign for the hon...