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Corinth Books-A-Million to Close

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today The Books-A-Million in Corinth will close its doors for the final time Saturday at 9 p.m. The bookstore has been in Corinth for 23 years. Manager Bonnie Guinn said it was a corporate decision to close the store, which is located at 802 S. Cass St. Many of the regular customers […]

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Alcorn County Jail Docket, Jan. 17-19

Everyone listed on the jail docket is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Robbie Nicole Carter, 29, Farmington Police, shoplifting; Valerie Renee Gunther, 35, Corinth Police, DUI first; Kevin Dean Mathis, 51, Corinth Police, possession of marijuana in vehicle, possession of meth, possession of firearm by convicted felon.

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Ideally, Playground Will Reopen by June, Official Says

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Corinth-Alcorn County Parks & Recreation continues to work toward improving the playground at Crossroads Regional Park, an official said Friday. The playground, which was closed last year due to concerns over dated equipment, will ideally reopen by June, said Parks & Recreation Director Ray Holloway. A recent meeting […]

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Vehicle Crashes on Icy Hill, Two Sent to Hospital

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor An SUV hit an icy hill south of Kossuth on Wednesday night before going off an embankment, rolling numerous times and landing upright near a frigid creek. Two men were in the SUV, and both were transported by ambulance to Magnolia Regional Health Center, officials said. The injuries […]

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Alcorn County Marriages, Divorces Up in 2017

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Alcorn County marriages and divorces were both up in 2017 compared to the prior year, figures show. In 2017, there were 266 marriage licenses issued compared to 194 final divorce decrees, officials said. In 2016, there were 229 marriage licenses and 156 divorces. Some Tennessee residents may get […]

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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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