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Inferno Consumes Large Barn in Farmington Area

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Firefighters battled a massive barn fire on County Road 100 early Sunday in the Farmington area. The fire was reported at around 2 a.m. in the 3500 block of County Road 100 northeast of Kimberly-Clark. Firefighters from Farmington, Glen and Corinth were on the scene. Details were not available early Sunday […]

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Truck Goes Up In Flames After Wreck, Person Leaves Scene

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By Josh Mitchell  Corinth Today News Editor A pickup truck crashed and landed on its side before it went up in flames in Corinth early Sunday. The crash happened near a sharp turn on Oakland School Road at the intersection with Cornelius Drive at around 1 a.m. Witnesses reported seeing the apparent driver exit the […]

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Families Share Christmas Joy During Corinth Salvation Army’s ‘Night With Santa’

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Smiling children wore their pajamas as they eagerly awaited Santa Claus’ arrival in Winter Wonderland. Many families gathered around decorated tables to enjoy a Christmas meal in Corinth on Saturday. The room at the National Guard Armory was transformed into the North Pole with huge inflatable toy soldiers, […]

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Photos: Nationally Known Southern Food Author Signs Books at Gingers

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Many people attended the book signing for a nationally known Southern cooking expert Saturday at Gingers in Corinth. Elizabeth Heiskell signed copies of her book “What Can I Bring? Southern Food for Any Occasion Life Serves Up.” Heiskell, who is also a regular food contributor on NBC’s TODAY […]

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Photo Gallery: Mother-Son Ball in Corinth

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Take a look at these photos from the Mother-Son Ball on Friday at Franklin Courtyard in downtown Corinth to benefit the Havis’ Kids trip to Disney World for special needs children.

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North Corinth Christian Academy Homecoming Court

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North Corinth Christian Academy presented its 2017 Homecoming Court this month at the Boys & Girls Club. Autumn Gargus was crowned homecoming queen, and her escort was Conner Callahan.

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Ralphie and His Red Ryder On CT-A Stage This Weekend

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Staff reports The classic tale, “A Christmas Story,” about Ralphie, his Red Ryder BB gun and the warning that “You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out,” will be performed at Corinth Theatre-Arts on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The Friday and Saturday shows are at 7:30 p.m., and the Sunday performance is at 2:30 p.m. Those who have […]

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TODAY Show Food Contributor to Sign Copies of Book at Gingers Saturday

Staff reports An expert on Southern etiquette, including what dishes to bring to different occasions, will be at Gingers in Corinth on Saturday to sign copies of her book. Elizabeth Heiskell, a food contributor on NBC’s TODAY show, will sign copies of her book “What Can I Bring: Southern Food For Any Occasion Life Serves […]

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Photos: Shop Fire Near Theo Friday

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Volunteer firefighters from Union Center/Theo and Kossuth responded to a shop fire Friday northwest of Kossuth around noon. No one was hurt in the fire, which occurred at a shop by a residence at 52 County Road 608, said Union Center/Theo Fire Chief H.C. Bates. The cause of the fire was unclear but possibly electrical.

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Tickets for Mother-Son Ball Friday Still Available

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Staff reports Tickets are still available for the Mother-Son Ball on Friday in Corinth. It will be held from 7-9 p.m. at Franklin Courtyard downtown and raise money to send special needs children on a trip to Disney World. Bill Avery will take professional portraits, and Santa will listen to Christmas wishes. Mr. Incredible, Captain […]

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Low-Income, Disabled Students Fall Behind

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Staff reports Student achievement gaps between economic subgroups continue to be an issue in Mississippi, the state department of education said Thursday. For example, take a look at the Alcorn School District: Almost 55 percent of students without economic disadvantages scored proficient on statewide English assessments last year compared to about 35 percent of economically […]

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Corinth School District Among Top Three in State for Kindergarten Readiness

Staff reports The Corinth School District scored among the top three districts in the state on the fall Kindergarten Readiness Assessment, the state department of education announced Thursday. The Alcorn School District was also one of the higher scoring districts in the state for kindergarten readiness. Kindergarten students in the Corinth School District earned an […]

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Fire Heavily Damages Glen Home

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Christmas gifts were in the driveway when the fire department pulled up to the burning house in Glen on Wednesday night. No one was hurt in the fire, said Glen Fire Chief James McAnally. Neighbors said a family, including two children, lived in the home. The owners are […]

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Alcorn County Prison Inmates Earn College Credits from Northeast

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor As their names were called, the inmates in the black and white striped pants approached the podium with smiles on their faces. They shook hands with a Northeast Mississippi Community College official and proudly gripped the crisp certificates. These inmates recently completed college courses and earned employment credentials […]

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Civitan Club Brightens Christmas for Children

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The Corinth Civitan Club brought smiles to children’s faces Wednesday by hosting a special pizza lunch with Santa Claus. Santa told the 16 children from the local elementary schools that he loved them. All of the children got to sit on Santa’s lap and tell him what they […]

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Alcorn County Jail Docket, Dec. 11-13

Gregory Jermaine Porter, 44, Corinth Police, DUI 3rd; Heather Nicole Lollis, 34, Corinth Police, no/expired tag, no insurance; Robbie E. Eaton, 52, Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office, DUI 1st, improper equipment; Thomas Deemarco Rogers, 27, Corinth Police, possession of marijuana in motor vehicle, DUI 1st; Joshua Andrew Burress, 28, Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office, disorderly conduct, possession […]

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Santa Collection, Other Christmas Offerings at Corinth Library

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Corinth Librarian Cody Daniel reminds residents that there are plenty of Christmas offerings at the library. This month, the library has a unique collection of dozens of Santa Claus figures on display. They are on loan from Corinth resident and library supporter Donna Janzen. In addition, the Crossroads Poetry Project will […]

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Alcorn School Board May Appoint New Member After Wilbanks’ Resignation

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor For the second time in less than two years, a president of the Alcorn School Board has resigned. Randy Wilbanks resigned his position as school board president Monday night. Wilbanks said he has been thinking about resigning for about a year after the state Legislature passed a law […]

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