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BREAKING: Rienzi shooting ruled self-defense
by Zack Steen
May 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
RIENZI – No charges are being filed after a Prentiss County woman was gunned down in Rienzi on Friday night. Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell said 77-year-old Gynell Windham was killed in self-de...
Marshals capture
 local jail escapee
by L.A. Story
May 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
IUKA — The Tishomingo County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that last week’s jail escapee has been captured. Dustin Jourdan McCoy, 24, was apprehended by U.S. Marshals in Arkansas around 11 a.m. Monday...
MOA offers free eye
tests for 3rd graders
by Zack Steen
May 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Local third graders who do not pass the 3rd Grade Reading Assessment state test can get a free eye exam. In its third year, the Mississippi Optometric Association (MOA) and the Mississippi Vision F...
Victims identified in fatal wreck
by Zack Steen
May 20, 2017 | 5 5 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
A Iuka woman was killed Friday in a three vehicle wreck near a busy Corinth intersection. Alcorn County Coroner Jay Jones said Christy Taylor, 49, of Iuka, suffered fatal injuries during the 5 p.m....
Woman killed in Rienzi shooting
by Zack Steen
May 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
One person is in custody following a Friday night deadly shooting in Alcorn County. Sheriff Ben Caldwell said Gynell Windham, a 77-year-old white female from Prentiss County, was killed in the shoo...
Living Free Ministries continues to change lives
by Zack Steen
May 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
(Editor’s note: This is the fourth story in a multi-part series spotlighting Living Free Ministries’ Addiction Recovery Month.) Thirteen years ago this week, Living Free Ministries was born. Founde...
'Butterfly guy' highlights home and garden show
by Zack Steen
May 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
The “butterfly guy” fluttered into Corinth on Saturday. Retired teacher and museum educator Doug Fleury was at the ninth annual Corinth Home and Garden Show showing off a collection of butterflies ...
Man dies after assault in Kossuth
by Jebb Johnston
May 19, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
An assault investigation has turned to homicide as a man who was involved in a fight at Kossuth several weeks ago has died. Sheriff Ben Caldwell said his department was notified early Friday of the...
Officer terminated after Tishomingo jail escape
by L.A. Story
May 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
IUKA — Assistance will be requested for the services of the U.S. Marshals Service following a jail escape and the subsequent termination of a Tishomingo County Jail Correctional Officer. The announ...
Local fundraiser a fun way to offer hope
by L.A. Story
May 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s time to knock down some pins in an attempt to “Strike Out Suicide.” From 10 a.m. until noon Saturday, come on down to Plaza Bowling Lanes, located at 2001 E. Shiloh Road, and enjoy a good time...
Bridge near Kossuth reopens
by Jebb Johnston
May 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Replacement of one of the county’s most unsafe bridges is complete. The Fourth District removed the barricades on County Road 510 Wednesday morning near Kossuth. Supervisor Steve Glidewell is excit...
Jared George named MHP Trooper of the Year
by For the Daily Corinthian
May 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The Mississippi Highway Patrol Trooper's Association announced the 2016 Trooper of the Year on May 8, 2017. This year Sgt. Jared George, of Tishomingo County, was selected by a board of his peers a...
Third-graders do well on state test
by Zack Steen
May 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Alcorn County third-graders fared well on state tests which determine if a student is ready to enter the fourth grade. The Mississippi Department of Education this week released school and district...
Warriors take game 1 in championship; game 2 set for today
by Kent Mohundro
May 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Corinth arrived in Jackson Tuesday afternoon with one thing on their mind: winning their first state baseball championship in 61 years. Warrior 12th year head coach Rob Scarbrough professed not to ...
Fire destroys Liddon Lake structure
by Zack Steen
May 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
An abandoned structure, part of the historic Liddon Lake complex, burned to the ground Wednesday afternoon. The former commercial, turned residential building at 1984 U.S. Highway 72 East (Liddon L...
Tourism board approves funds for events
by L.A. Story
May 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Hotel room incentives can provide up to $6,500 total funding approved by the Corinth Area Convention and Visitors Bureau Tourism Board for two upcoming events. The reimbursement incentives were app...
Firefighters help rescue city worker trapped under dirt
by Jebb Johnston
May 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Dirt caved in on two Corinth Sewer Department workers Tuesday afternoon at a work site, leaving one with a broken leg. City officials identified the worker as Wayne Bennett. It appeared he had a br...
Bringing the heat: Chili cookoff makes return
by Zack Steen
May 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Chili lovers can support a flame worthy good cause later this month at the Crossroads Chili Cookoff. The tenth annual event will help raise money for the Crossroads Museum’s Save the Fire Truck Cam...
Event names boat parade in honor of ‘ambassador’ 

by L.A. Story
May 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
IUKA — The man who loved the water and wanted some way to recognize Eastport, may be smiling down on the weekend boat parade which has been named in his honor. The First Annual Bob Wiley Boat Parad...
Rockin’ on the River: Festival expands to honor veterans
by L.A. Story
May 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
UKA — What began as a smallish patriotic party looks to have turned into a big full blown bash with a ride-in, entertainment and a boat parade. The inaugural Rockin’ on the River Festival will take...