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Dead Dog Found With Rope Tied Around Body

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today New Editor (Graphic image below) A family's dog was found dead Saturday in the Glen area with a rope tied around his wounded and bloody body. Now the family wants to know who may have done something like this to their pet. It appeared the ...
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Videos: Lawnmower Pull at Crossroads Arena

Take a look at these videos of the lawnmower pull at the Crossroads Arena in Corinth on Saturday. (Videos by Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today) ...
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Lawnmowers Begin Arriving at Arena for Saturday Event

Some of the hot rod lawnmowers have already arrived at the Crossroads Arena in Corinth for Saturday's big event. About 100 to 200 lawnmowers are expected to take part in the Saturday lawnmower pull, which starts at 1 p.m. (More photos below) The goal of the competition is to see ...
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Iuka Man, Savannah Woman Charged in Death of Husband

An Iuka man and Savannah, Tenn. woman have been charged in the death of her husband, authorities said Thursday. The suspects, Christopher Mailhot and Elaina Michelle White, were served with arrest warrants Thursday. They were booked into the Hardin County Correctional Facility and held on a $2 million bond each ...
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Photos: Tobacco Free Zombie Fun Run

Check out these photos from the Zombie Fun Run on Wednesday at Crossroads Regional Park. It was hosted by the Mississippi Tobacco Free Coalition for Alcorn & Tippah Counties and encouraged youth and young adults to take a stand against tobacco and e-cigarettes. (Photos by Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today) ...
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Hospital, TCM Seek Over $335,000 in Debt Lawsuits So Far This Year

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Magnolia Regional Health Center filed six lawsuits in Alcorn County Circuit Court last week attempting to collect debt from individuals. So far this year, MRHC, a publicly owned hospital, has filed 23 debt-collection lawsuits, court records show. In addition to those 23 lawsuits ...
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Hotrod Lawnmowers at Arena Saturday

Hotrod lawnmowers will be in action Saturday at the Crossroads Arena in Corinth. About 100 to 200 lawnmowers are expected to take part in the lawnmower pull, which starts at 1 p.m. The goal of the competition is to see which lawnmowers can pull a weighted sled the farthest distance ...
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Tish County Company Gets $18.2 Million Military Uniform Contract

A Tishomingo County company has been awarded an $18.2 million contract to manufacture uniforms for the Defense Department, U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., announced Tuesday. Golden Manufacturing Inc. in Golden was awarded the competitive contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to produce uniforms for the Army and Air Force. “Golden ...
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Free Zombie Run Tonight at City Park

A free Zombie Glow-in-the Dark Fun Run will take place tonight from 6-8 p.m. at Crossroads Regional Park. It is hosted by the Mississippi Tobacco Free Coalition for Alcorn & Tippah Counties. Participants are urged to come dressed as zombies. Prizes will be awarded. There will be zombie face painting, ...
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Kimberly-Clark to Upgrade Plants in South Carolina, Oklahoma

Kimberly-Clark, which employs hundreds of people in Corinth, plans to upgrade facilities in other states. The company's facilities in Jenks, Okla. And Beech Island, S.C. will receive upgrades. Kimberly-Clark plans to invest $120 million in the Oklahoma plant to expand the facility and install new assets. The plant produces Kleenex ...
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Community Shares Hopes for Next Alcorn Schools Superintendent

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today About 25 people attended a meeting Tuesday night at the Crossorads Arena convention center to share their thoughts on what qualities they would like to see in the next Alcorn Schools superintendent. Members of the public said they want a superintendent who will:

Meth Arrests Made by Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office

The Alcorn County Sheriff's Office has made a number of methamphetamine-related arrests in the past few days. Jeremy Hollins, 31, of Corinth, was allegedly found in possession of about 21.6 grams of meth Monday during a traffic conducted by Deputy Chris Settlemires on County Road 618, according to a news ...
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Public Can Share Input on Alcorn Superintendent Search Tuesday

Local residents can share what characteristics they would like to see in the next superintendent of the Alcorn School District. A community meeting will be held Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the Crossroads Arena to let people share their input. The Alcorn School Board has employed the Mississippi School Boards ...
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Photo Gallery: Downtown Throwdown in Corinth

Take a look at these pictures from the St. Patrick's Downtown Throwdown in Corinth on Saturday. (Photos by Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today) ...
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Choate Running for Constable Post 1 in Alcorn County

Mark Choate of Corinth is running for Alcorn County constable Post 1 as a Republican. He faces one opponent in the race — incumbent Johnny Butler, who is also running as a Republican. Choate said, “I just want to be out there to help the people.” He added that he ...
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Photos: St. Patrick’s Party at Whifield Nursing Home

Check out these photos from the St. Patrick's party at Whitfield Nursing Home in Corinth on Friday. The residents were served sandwiches, vegetables, fruit, green punch and cookies. Many of the residents wore green to celebrate the occasion. (Photos by Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today) ...
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Photo Gallery: Corinth Parade Welcomes Home Troops

Take a look at these photos from the parade and ceremony that were held in downtown Corinth on Friday to welcome home National Guard troops. (Photos by Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today) ...
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Suspect Charged With Felony Meth Possession

A Corinth woman was arrested and charged with felony possession of a controlled substance after a traffic stop Wednesday, according to Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell. The suspect, Heather Lynn Whitehurst, 31, was traveling east on U.S. Highway 72 when she was stopped by Deputy Chris Settlemires for improper equipment, ...
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OrthoXpress in Corinth Helps Patients Save Money, Feel Better

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A new orthopedics clinic in Corinth keeps costs low and quickly gets patients in for treatment. OrthoXpress, 2601 Getwell Road, Suite 4, Corinth, treats many bone, joint and muscle problems. Back pain, bone fractures and knee problems are just a few of the ...
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Corinth Methodist Church Sues Insurers Over Fire

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today First United Methodist Church of Corinth has filed a lawsuit over insurance issues related to a fire that damaged the church three years ago. The church alleges that the insurers have breached the insurance policy in numerous ways. The insurers “failed to provide a complete and ...
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Rodeo Friday, Saturday at Crossroads Arena in Corinth

The Crossroads Arena in Corinth will host a rodeo Friday and Saturday starting at 7 p.m. each night. It is a PRCA-sanctioned event, and there will be a rodeo clown, said Crossroads Arena General Manager Tammy Genovese. Tickets can be purchased online or at the box office. Advance VIP tickets ...
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Corinth Man Allegedly Rammed Vehicle, Assaulted Woman

A Corinth man faces two counts of aggravated domestic violence and a charge of aggravated stalking after an incident last week, police said. The suspect, Raymond Wayne Fields, 24, of County Road 200, allegedly assaulted a female with a utility knife Friday morning after ramming her vehicle and causing it ...
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Glen Auction Offers ‘Awesome Deals’

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A Glen auction house offers fun and great deals, the co-owner said. There are auctions every Tuesday and Saturday night starting at 5:30. The auction has "just about whatever you could imagine,” said co-owner Trish Henderson. Auctions by Rod LLC is located at ...
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Column: A Star Was Born in Jackson

By Dalton Middleton For Corinth Today After driving 500-plus miles and watching 36 basketball games in the MHSAA state tournament, one thing continues to stand out above the rest in my mind – Kossuth’s Zoe Essary put on an absolute show last week in Jackson. The star freshman put together ...
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Off-Duty Trooper Shooting Goes to Tippah County Grand Jury Next Month

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A case involving the fatal shooting of an off-duty Mississippi Highway Patrol trooper more than five months ago will be presented to a Tippah County Grand Jury next month, according to the district attorney. Tippah County District Attorney Ben Creekmore said the suspect, ...
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Downtown Throwdown Is Saturday in Corinth

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Main Street Corinth will hold the St. Patrick's Downtown Throwdown this Saturday The event will feature a cornhole tournament, all-you-can-eat crawfish, bouncy houses, face painting and a DJ. It will take place in the clock tower parking lot at the corner of Fillmore and Cruise streets ...
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Lady Aggies Claim Historic 3A Title

By Dalton Middleton For Corinth Today JACKSON – For the first time in school history, the Kossuth Lady Aggies are the champions of Class 3A. Kossuth overcame a 13-point fourth quarter deficit to defeat Belmont 48-44 on Saturday in the MHSAA Class 3A state championship. The Lady Aggies forced 11 ...
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Fun Ax-Throwing Business to Open in Downtown Corinth

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A unique business that allows people to throw axes at wooden targets will soon open in Corinth. Civil Axe Throwing will be located in downtown Corinth on Fillmore Street. The family-owned business has four other locations — Huntsville, Ala, Birmingham, Ala., Chattanooga, Tenn ...
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Photos: Kossuth Kindergarten Celebrates Dr. Seuss

Kindergarten students at Kossuth Elementary on Friday were treated to a party in honor of Dr. Seuss' birthday. The cafeteria employees came in over the weekend and spent their own money to prepare for the party. (Photos by Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today) ...
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Maggie Mae’s in Glen Carries Unique Merchandise

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Maggie Mae's in Glen has many unique items ranging from antiques to contemporary merchandise. Owner Cedailua McNair said the business is named after her former golden retriever who passed away in 2016. The business, located at 2408 U.S. Highway 72 E., opened in ...
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