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People of the Crossroads – Trinity Jacobs, Corinth
by Kimberly Shelton
Jan 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A native of Corinth, Trinity Jacobs is a woman of many talents. When she'd not enjoying time off with friends and loved ones, the 26-year-old splits her time between two of her passions – helping o...
Consultant will study local tourism market
by Jebb Johnston
Jan 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The tourism office is ready to find out exactly who’s coming to Corinth and identify opportunities to lure more people to the Crossroads. The Corinth Area CVB recently hired Berkeley Young of Young...
Hospital employees will support animal shelter
by Zack Steen
Jan 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
In the business of giving, employees with the local hospital plan to give even more in 2017. Magnolia Regional Health Center employees chose the Corinth-Alcorn Animal Shelter as their local charity...
Kossuth man faces meth charge
by Jebb Johnston
Jan 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A Kossuth man arrested at a roadside safety checkpoint in Prentiss County faces a felony drug charge. James Andrew Hollan, 41, was charged with possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine...
Blood drive set in Corinth
by Kimberly Shelton
Jan 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Encouraging Crossroads residents to roll up their sleeves, Mississippi Blood Services (MBS) will hold a community blood drive in Corinth. Held at Walgreens from 1 to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan.25,...
People of the Crossroads — Melvin Steed
Jan 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Despite being diagnosed with a debilitating disease in 2008, Biggersville resident Melvin Steed is counting his blessings. Though he has had to relearn to walk multiple times through the ordeal, th...
Walgreens to host MBS Blood Drive
by Kimberly Shelton
Jan 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Encouraging Crossroads residents to roll up their sleeves, Mississippi Blood Services (MBS) will hold a community blood drive in Corinth. Held at Walgreens from 1 to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan.25,...
Many begin day at the Pit Stop
by Bobby J. Smith
Jan 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s a place where the early morning smells of coffee and breakfast mingle in the air with the sound of conversation among old friends. A place where people gather to mull over what’s happening in ...
More human remains found in Kossuth area
by Jebb Johnston
Jan 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
A little more than a week after human remains were discovered in the Kossuth area, the Alcorn County Sheriff’s Department found additional remains. The discovery was made Friday in a wooded area on...
Firefighters train for success
by Mark Boehler
Jan 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Heavy smoke hovers along Manpower Road in Corinth Saturday morning. A two-story building and nearby rooftop are smoldering. A blaze can errupt just any minute. Firemen attack the smoking rooftop wh...
Law would restrict campaign spending
by Zack Steen
Jan 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Transparency is a good thing. Mississippi campaign finance spending has been unregulated for years, but a new bill which passed the House this week could add much needed rule restrictions to the la...
District moves closer to wireless internet
by Zack Steen
Jan 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The Alcorn School District got the green light this week. The remaining ERATE federal funding needed to complete the district’s massive wireless Internet project has been received. “This is huge,” ...
ACHS students plan for mission trip to Haiti
by Bobby J. Smith
Jan 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
A group of eight Alcorn Central High School football players are raising money for an upcoming mission trip to Haiti. Their fundraisers, which will begin soon, include a T-shirt sale, silent auctio...
Counterfeit cash raises concerns
by Jebb Johnston
Jan 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The Corinth Police Department is seeing a spike in counterfeit money circulating in local businesses. Police Chief Ralph Dance said businesses and individuals should examine their cash, particularl...
Bus route changes will save funds
by Zack Steen
Jan 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The Alcorn School District will save more than $60,000 after making several school bus changes this week. Superintendent of Education Larry B. Mitchell said he plans to combine school bus routes at...
Supper offers taste of the wild side
by Kimberly Shelton
Jan 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Guests will get a taste of the great outdoors as they arrive at the Crossroads Arena for the 39th Annual Alcorn County Wildlife Tasting Supper. Held on Tuesday, Jan. 17, the doors will open promptl...
Free mammogram program returns
by Kimberly Shelton
Jan 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Encouraging Crossroads residents to be proactive, Belk of Corinth will offer free, convenient mammogram screenings. Available from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. during the week of Monday, Feb. 6, the screens...
Furniture Academy offers job training
Jan 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Governor Phil Bryant recently announced the inception of the Furniture “Certified” Academy today to an excited crowd at the Tupelo Furniture Market. The purpose of the 28-hour course of the academy...
Supper offers a taste of the wild
by Kimberly Shelton
Jan 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Guests will get a taste of the great outdoors as they arrive at the Crossroads Arena for the 39th Annual Alcorn County Wildlife Tasting Supper. Held on Tuesday, Jan. 17, the doors will open promptl...
Curtis seeks damages in ricin case
by Jebb Johnston
Jan 12, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The Corinth man framed for sending ricin-laced letters to the president, a congressman and a Mississippi judge recently filed a new lawsuit seeking damages for the ordeal. The new suit filed in U.S...