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Alcorn County Jail Docket, Jan. 12-17

Tabitha Lynette Patterson, 50, Farmington Police, shoplifting; Steve Allen Lambert, 58, Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office, DUI 1st, possession of beer/wine in dry county; Kelly Lucky Luttrell, 26, Corinth Police, disorderly conduct; Danielle Lasham Patterson, 21, Corinth Police, shoplifting first; Justin Daly Leatherwood, 22, Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office, (warrant) failure to appear; James Wyatt Hymel, 31, […]

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Suspect Charged With Four Counts of Auto Burglary

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A 26-year-old Corinth man has been charged with four felony counts of auto burglary, police said. Joshua Tays of County Road 793 was arrested Jan. 9 after someone saw him allegedly breaking into a vehicle on Lake Terrace Drive, said Corinth Police Detective Capt. Dell Green. The person […]

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Photos: Extreme Cold Grips Corinth

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Corinth was hit with a low temperature of around 5 degrees Tuesday night with wind chill values as low as negative 4. The low Wednesday was expected to be around 10 degrees with wind chills as low as negative 6. Here are some photos from around Corinth on Tuesday evening. Many businesses were closed Tuesday […]

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Alcorn County Man Charged With Arson

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Staff reports An Alcorn County man has been charged with arson and felony fleeing after an alleged incident early Sunday in the Kossuth area, Sheriff Ben Caldwell said. Joseph D. Crum, 34, of County Road 626, has been charged in the incident, which allegedly occurred at a residence at 364 County Road 614. Crum allegedly […]

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Negative Wind Chills in Forecast Tuesday, Wednesday

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Staff reports The low temperature Tuesday night is expected to be around 8 degrees with wind chills as low as negative 2 degrees. Wednesday will be sunny with a high near 27, but wind chill values may be as low as negative 3 degrees. The low will be about 10 degrees Wednesday night. Temperatures will […]

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Editorial: Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Corinth Today Editorial Today, we honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s vision of freedom and equality. President Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation was a “great beacon light of hope to millions of Negro slaves . . .,” Dr. King said in his “I Have a Dream . . .” speech in 1963. But 100 years after […]

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Junior Civitans Learn About Roscoe Turner at Airport

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The Corinth/Alcorn County Junior Civitan Club visited the local airport Monday to learn about famous aviator and Corinth native Roscoe Turner. Rob Price with the Corinth-Alcorn County Airport spoke to the approximately 20 youth about Turner’s impact on aviation. Turner was born in Alcorn County in 1895 and […]

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Fire Damages Glen Home Monday

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By Josh Mithell/Corinth Today A fire heavily damaged a Glen-area home Monday around 11 a.m. No one was hurt and a cause had not beeen determined, said Trevin Humbers with the Glen Fire Department. The fire occurred at 10 County Road 329 B. Glen, Farmington and Biggersville fire departments responded as well as ACE Power.

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Icy Roads: Vehicle Crashes Into Power Pole Sunday

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Icy conditions contributed to a wreck Sunday morning in the Farmington area in which a vehicle crashed into a power pole, partially snapping it. Two juveniles and an adult received minor injuries but were not transported to the hospital, Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Shane Latch said. The […]

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Corinth Mayor, Police Chief to Seek Re-Election This Year

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The city of Corinth will have an election this year. The positions of mayor, police chief and six aldermen will be on the ballot. All of the terms are four years. Candidates can begin qualifying April 30, and the deadline is July 9, said City Clerk Vickie Roach. […]

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Alcorn County Jail Docket, Jan. 10-12

Destiny Storm Mensing, 22, Corinth Police, shoplifting first; Thomas Deemarc Rogers, 27, Corinth Police, aggravated assault, possession of firearm by convicted felon; Joshua Aaron Mcguire, 28, Mississippi Department of Corrections, probation violation; William C. Dixon, 36, Corinth Police, disturbance of peace; Louis Russell Davis, 56, Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office, (warrant) failure to appear; Charles Adam […]

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Corinth Street Department Ready for Winter Storm

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor John Michael Tucker of the Corinth Street Department looked over the snow- and ice-fighting machine to make sure it is ready to treat slick roads if a winter storm hits Friday. The Corinth Street Department is prepared, Tucker said Thursday afternoon. Snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to […]

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Head-On Crash in Corinth Sends Female to Hospital

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today A head-on vehicle crash occurred Thursday morning in the Corinth city limits at the intersection of U.S. Highway 72 West and U.S. Highway 45. The wreck involved a pickup truck and an SUV and happened at about 8:30 a.m. A female in the SUV was transported to Magnolia Regional Health Center […]

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UPDATE: No Injuries in Glen House Fire

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today No one was hurt in a fire that destroyed a house Thursday morning in Glen, an official said. Multiple departments responded to the blaze at around 7:30 a.m. on County Road 322, a short distance off of U.S. Highway 72 East. The fire was nextdoor to where another house fire occurred on […]

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Mazda-Toyota Plant Will Bring Up to 4,000 Jobs Two Hours From Corinth

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Staff reports Corinth will be about two hours away from a new Huntsville, Ala. Toyota/Mazda auto manufacturing plant, which is expected to create up to 4,000 jobs once production begins around 2021. Mazda and Toyota leaders announced Wednesday that the automakers have selected Huntsville as the site of their new joint-venture manufacturing plant. The new […]

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