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Inmates get college credit

Photos by Michael H. Miller/NEMCC Public Information

Northeast Mississippi Community College Board of Trustees chairman T. Jack Ramsey of Iuka speaks at a graduation ceremony Wednesday at the Alcorn County Justice Center.

By Michael H Miller For The Daily Corinthian
Amid the holiday season, a handful of inmates at the Alcorn County Regional Correctional Facility have given themselves the gift of a fresh start when they are released from the custody of the Mississippi Department of C . . . more »


Basket Fund passes $9,000

The 22nd Annual Corinth Rotary Club/Daily Corinthian Christmas Basket fund continues to grow.
A $23,000 fundraising goal was been set so 1,000 food baskets could be given to local families on Saturday.
The food baskets were given away based upon the faith the goal . . . more »


CEO: MRHC remains in good financial status

By Staff, Wire Reports
JACKSON -- Six of the 19 rural, county-owned hospitals in Mississippi were in poor financial condition in the budget year that ended in June 2016, state Auditor Stacey Pickering said in a report this week.
Although Magnolia Regional Health Ce . . . more »


City eyes major street upgrades

By Jebb Johnston Jjohnston@dailycorinthian.com
Some major thoroughfare improvements are slated in the city's upcoming infrastructure work.
The city is looking ahead to spring with plans for a number of paving projects that will touch all quadrants of the city.
"Rig . . . more »


Board working to fill vacancy

By Zack Steen Zsteen@dailycorinthian.com
The Alcorn School District is asking individuals living in the fifth district who are interested in the county school system to please come forward.
The district will hold a special called meeting on Monday at 5 p.m. at the . . . more »


Alcorn School District searching for new curriculum coordinator

By Zack Steen Zsteen@dailycorinthian.com
The Alcorn School District will begin searching for a new curriculum and testing coordinator.
The district accepted the retirement of longtime coordinator Tammy Johnson earlier this week. Johnson served the district for more . . . more »


City seeks to collect delinquent court fines

By Jebb Johnston Jjohnston@dailycorinthian.com
The City of Corinth is urging legislation in the upcoming session to allow municipalities to receive payment of delinquent city court fines as a setoff against state income tax refunds owed to the debtors.
The Board of . . . more »


Director will not seek new contract


By Jeff York For The Daily Corinthian
SELMER, Tenn. -- McNairy County Director of Schools Wayne Henry will announce Thursday night school board meeting he will not seek another contract.
Henry will have served as the school district's director of schools for two ye . . . more »


Worship service promotes unity

By Jebb Johnston
"He came that we might come together."
In that spirit, several local churches are planning a unity worship service in hopes of promoting harmony through Christian faith.
It is set for 6 p.m. Saturday at St. Mark Bapti . . . more »


Police tip leads to arrest of 2 in money counterfeiting case

By Jebb Johnston
A tip on the location of some counterfeit money led to the arrest of two individuals on various charges.
Daniel Tyson Morrow, 37, of Waterloo, Ala., was arrested on Friday and charged with possession of counterfeit not . . . more »


Bread of Life provides meal to the hungry

By L.a. Story
The hungry will be fed.
This has been the mission of the Alcorn Baptist Association's Bread of Life Food Ministry for at least a decade -- to feed hunger, both physical and spiritual.
This week there will be something diffe . . . more »


1 injured as fire burns out of control in dry patch

By Jebb Johnston
One person was injured while doing some burning on Monday as dry conditions continue in the area.
Fire departments have responded to several out-of-control blazes this week, and the National Weather Service in Memphis . . . more »


2017 Basket Fund goes to $3,300

The 22nd Annual Corinth Rotary Club / Daily Corinthian Christmas Basket fund is off to a running start in early December.
A $23,000 fund raising goal was been set so 1,000 food baskets can be given to local families on Saturday, Dec. 16.
The total now stands at $3, . . . more »