Lieutenant Governor Delbert Hosemann encouraged area leaders to take a thoughtful and future-focused approach to spending the massive amounts of money coming to the state and individual cities and counties through the federal American Rescue Plan. Read more

The Corinth High School Class of 2021 celebrated their education milestone as they graduated at the Crossroads Arena on June 5. The commencement ceremony ended with the traditional throwing of the caps by the 133 graduates. For more photos, see page A11. Read more

The town of Rienzi had the only election action in Alcorn County on Tuesday with voters sending a couple of new members to the Board of Aldermen. Read more

Booneville Mayor Chris Lindley will serve a second term at the helm of the City of Hospitality after defeating challenger CJ McCoy in Tuesday’s general election. Read more

Since returning from an ACL / MCL injury in April Ole Miss Team Captain Tim Elko has slugged seven home runs and batted .320 as a hobbled designated hitter. His grand slam last Monday in the Rebs 12-9 Regional Championship win over Southern Miss was part of a two-homer day for Elko. Ole Miss… Read more

Corinth senior Will Verdung, shown sliding successfully into third against Caledonia in the recent Class 4A Playoffs, was selected to the MAC 4A All-State First Team after helping lead the Warriors to the Region 1-4A title this spring. Read more

Gov. Tate Reeves, House Speaker Philip Gunn and others who tout eliminating Mississippi’s personal income tax as a way to reverse the state’s population loss must explain DeSoto County. Read more

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