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Jail gets perfect score on audit

The Alcorn County Regional Correctional Facility nailed a perfect score in its first accreditation audit since state prisoners were removed amid problems in 2015.

But the high marks didn't come without some blood, sweat and tears. At the beginning of the visit, . . . more »


Former coach to plead guilty to filming students

A former Kossuth coach indicted after making a phone video recording of middle school students is set to change his plea to guilty in U.S. District Court.

A change of plea hearing on a charge of sexual exploitation of children for Micah Macay Wilbanks of County . . . more »


Man charged with assault after severe attack

A Glen man has been charged with aggravated assault after a man was attacked at a Corinth restaurant and suffered facial fractures.
The investigation remains open, and the police department wants to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident but has not . . . more »


Ghost hunt event is set for weekend

By Jebb Johnston


Crossroads Museum is getting ready to go lights out.

Though limited in number, tickets are available for this weekend's guided ghost hunt, which will take place from 8 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday evening wi . . . more »


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Pride Takes Over

Photo by Steve Beavers

McNairy Central High School student Cole Kirk volunteers his time on Sunday afternoon to paint over graffiti on the football stadium, which was vandalized sometime on Saturday. Kirk is the starting quarterback on the Bobcat football team.

By Steve Beavers Independent Appeal
SELMER, Tenn. -- Bobcat Pride is what brought a crowd to Don Whitaker Memorial Stadium on a hot Sunday afternoon.
Over 60 students, teachers and supporters came to McNairy Central High School armed with paint brushes after the st . . . more »


Driver crashes into storefront

No one was injured after the driver of a Pontiac Booneville sedan crashed into the storefront of a busy U.S. 72 gas station. It happened around 6 p.m. late Tuesday afternoon at Skylark Chevron at 2101 U.S. 72 near the Harper Road intersection. According to EMS officials on the scene, the driver of the vehicle thought he was in reverse when he "plowed through" a large glass section of the store. Along with EMS, police and fire also responded to the scene. The lone employee inside the store at the time of the accident reported no injuries.

Staff photo by Zack Steen

'Wave on Wednesday': Tourism, Main Street encourage tradition of showing friendly sign

Mary Helen Edmonson gets in the spirit of WOW, a new promotion for local residents by Main Street Corinth and Visit Corinth.

Photo courtesy of Visit Corinth

One thing Corinth residents know how to do is wave.

That's why Main Street Corinth and Visit Corinth are teaming up for a new promotion called WOW or "Wave on Wednesday."

It's a simple idea, said Main Street Director Angela Avent.

"It has always been a co . . . more »


Park plans Hispanic celebration event

By Mark Boehler Editor@dailycorinthian.com
October means beautiful fall colors in Tishomingo State Park in one of its most visited months of the year.
This October will have an added twist with a "celebracion de hispano por amigos de el parque."
Sound exciting?
The . . . more »


Alcorn supervisors make some board appointments

By Jebb Johnston Jjohnston@dailycorinthian.com
The Alcorn County Board of Supervisors made a number of appointments to boards of directors in a light session on Monday.
Supervisors voted to reappoint Danny Timmons to a seat on the Corinth Area Convention and Visito . . . more »


Rienzi man charged in trooper killing

By Zack Steen


A Rienzi man has been charged with capital murder and attempted murder in a shooting that resulted in the death of an off-duty state trooper.

Tippah County Prosecutor Bart Adams said the charges were filed Monday by . . . more »


Aviator's stunt part of courthouse's story

It's not just urban legend Milton Sandy Jr. obtained a photo showing that Roscoe Turner, as the story goes, did, indeed, drive a car up the courthouse steps.

(Editor's note: In anticipation of the Alcorn County Courthouse 100th anniversary event at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Milton Sandy Jr. shares a rare photo and a story of aviator Roscoe Turner driving a car up the courthouse steps.)

I have been searching for this pho . . . more »


Wheeler Grove brings back Judgement House

Judgement House, "Unexpected," will be performed at Wheeler Grove Baptist Church, located at 21 County Road 519, in Corinth, on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 5, 6 and 7 and Oct. 12, 13 and 14. The doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and groups will start being led into the walk-through performances beginning at 6:30 p.m. nightly and admission is free.

By L.a. Story
What would it be like to catch a glimpse into what happens after death?
The walk-through performance experience, Judgement House, provides a Biblical glimpse into the consequences of what many believe is humanity's most imp . . . more »


Local hunter Schnabl joins waterfowl conservation group


By Zack Steen
A local duck hunter is making noise on a national level.
Corinth resident Franz Schnabl was recently named conservation group Delta Waterfowl's new southeast regional events director.
In the position, Schnabl will lead Delta . . . more »