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Photos: Volunteers Clean Up Civil War Site

About 10 volunteers cleaned up large amounts of litter at the 1862 Union Siege Lines Civil War site in Corinth on Saturday morning. Tires, rusted barrels, bottles, tin cans and many other items were collected in the wooded area. The annual event is sponsored by the Civil War Trust to…

Photos: Totally Awesome '80s Party at MS Care Center

Take a look at these photos from the totally awesome ’80s party on Friday at MS Care Center of Alcorn County. Residents and staff enjoyed 80’s music and wore fashions of the exciting era as they enjoyed refreshments amid decorations that included My Little Pony, Pac-Man and neon sunglasses.  

No Bones About It: Corinth Boy Wants to Be Orthopedic Surgeon

Corinth home school student Coleman Rouse, 8, is pursuing his dream to be an orthopedic surgeon by performing various science experiments on bones to determine what affects them and what makes them strong. Rouse’s journey began at the age of 3 when he broke his arm in an accidental fall…

Crossroads Poetry Contest Winners Announced

The Crossroads Poetry Project has announced the winners of this year’s writing contest, according to the organization’s president, Autry Ratliff. Judges selected the following winners: 1st and 2nd Grades, GROUP I 1st PLACE, “WHAT I SEE FROM MY CLIMBING TREE” by Ady Rippy, CES, 2nd Grade, Ms. Maegan Faulkner 2nd…

Women’s Conference on ‘Spiritual Warfare’ April 27-29

The fifth annual Women of Worth (WOW) Ministry Conference will be held April 27-29 at Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church in Rienzi. Conference schedule: Friday, April 27, 6:30 p.m. Choir workshop for soloist and songstresses only. Saturday, April 28 8:00-8:30 a.m., continental breakfast and registration; 8:30-11 a.m., Keynote speaker Mrs. Gloria…

Women's Conference on 'Spiritual Warfare' April 27-29

The fifth annual Women of Worth (WOW) Ministry Conference will be held April 27-29 at Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church in Rienzi. Conference schedule: Friday, April 27, 6:30 p.m. Choir workshop for soloist and songstresses only. Saturday, April 28 8:00-8:30 a.m., continental breakfast and registration; 8:30-11 a.m., Keynote speaker Mrs. Gloria…

Photo of the Day: Corinth Child, Puppy Form Friendship

Latharius Baker enjoys playing with his puppy, Jordan, at his Cruise Street house Thursday morning. Baker takes care of the dog by feeding him puppy food, and the two friends enjoy playing chase.

Photo Gallery: Corinth JA Thanks Community

The Junior Auxiliary of Corinth thanked the community during National JA Week this month. JA of Corinth started in 1947 and has 39 members who donated many hours last year. “This is an exciting week for us, because it gives us a chance to thank you all the citizens of…

Alcorn Central Holds Pep Rally for Special Olympics Athletes

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Special Olympics athletes received lots of encouragement from the Alcorn Central student body on Tuesday morning. Cheerleaders, dance team members and the band held a pep rally for the Special Olympics athletes, who will compete Wednesday at Tupelo High School. (Photo gallery below). Special education teacher…

Photos: Alcorn County Students Teach Children Healthy Habits

Alcorn County kindergarten students enjoyed learning about seatbelts, hygiene, exercise, nutrition, litter and other important topics at the Alcorn Career and Technology Center on Wednesday morning. The children played games, took vision screenings and received gifts. Health science students at the career center led the presentations, and the Mississippi Department…

Photos of the Day: Front Porch Decorations Bring Joy

Corinth residents Omar Hernandez and Mari Jose enjoy the colorful decorations and pretty flower baskets on the front porch of their Rene Street home in Corinth. They also have a painted walkway, frog figurines and a birdbath with blue bird statuettes.

Photo Gallery: Special Needs Children Find Hidden Treasure

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Special needs children from Jumpertown High School had a great time searching for hidden treasures Friday morning at Trailhead Park in downtown Corinth. The event was sponsored by 662 Rocks, which spreads kindness by placing decorated stones around the community for people to happen upon. The…

Photo of the Day: Keeping Warm on First Day of Spring

Spectators wrapped up in blankets, scarves and coats at a youth soccer game Tuesday evening at Crossroads Regional Park in Corinth. Tuesday was the first day of spring. The Wednesday forecast calls for lots of sunshine and a high of 55.

Photo Gallery: Country Cottage Hosts Community Bingo

Country Cottage assisted living in Corinth held its annual community bingo day on Tuesday. Participants won prizes, enjoyed visiting and shared laughter as they played the game in the dining room. Residents, staff and visitors took part in the event, which also included a meal. Country Cottage assisted living is…

Photo of the Day: Tamale Trolley in Corinth

Debra Mays of Corinth waves from the trolley in the parking lot at the corner of East Shiloh Road and North Harper Road on Monday evening. The trolley is the location of D-Shy’s Tamales, which Mays and her husband, Frederick, own. The family business has been in operation for 10…

Photo of the Day: The Beat Enjoys Fellowship

Members of The Beat social club in Corinth stand beside their sign at the corner of Droke Road and South Johns Street on Sunday afternoon. The club started around September, and members enjoy watching sports, cooking, eating, playing cards and dominoes and just visiting. New members are encouraged to join.

Photo of the Day: National Pi Day at The Dinner Bell in Corinth

Today is National Pi Day, which recognizes the important mathematical number 3.14 and our country’s love of pie. The Dinner Bell in Corinth serves up lots of great pie. Lynn Wilburn, left, holds up a slice of pecan pie with ice cream and Kecia Smith displays a slice of lemon…

Photos: Joyful Learning a Biggersville Elementary

Biggersville Elementary School was filled with singing, dancing, laughing and learning Friday in celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday. Teachers and students dressed up like characters from the books, and the school hallways were filled with Dr. Seuss decorations and sayings. Biggersville Elementary employees spent their weekend time getting the school…

Photo of the Day: Nice Morning at smith.

Three employees of smith. restaurant on Fillmore Street in downtown Corinth enjoyed a nice morning Thursday and talked about how much they like working for the establishment. From left are Jonathan Brown, Michael Sherer and Jerome Edgeston.

Photos: ACES Cafeteria ‘Soars to High Heights’ for Dr. Seuss’ Birthday

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today The Alcorn Central Elementary School cafeteria was turned into Seussville on Friday in honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday. The cafeteria employees spent their own money and came in over the weekend to decorate the cafeteria with Dr. Seuss decorations. (Photo gallery below) Covers of Dr. Seuss…

Blue Mountain College Presents Play About Gospel of John; Tickets Available

Tickets are available to see Blue Mountain College’s play about Gospel of John this week. “John, His Story” brings to life the miracles of Jesus chronicled in the Gospel of John and seen through the eyes of ordinary people — the disciples, beggars, the wealthy, the lame and the marginalized.…

Corinth Book Club Invites New Members

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The Tuesday Book Club at the Corinth Library will soon celebrate its three-year anniversary. The group meets the second Tuesday of every month at the Corinth Library at 10 a.m. The next meeting is March 13, and those interested in joining can just…

Corinth Symphony Orchestra to Present ‘An Evening in Old Vienna’ March 3

Staff reports The Corinth Symphony Orchestra will present “An Evening in Old Vienna” on Saturday, March 3 at 7 p.m. in the Coliseum Civic Center at 404 Taylor St. in Corinth. The coliseum’s lobby will be converted into a Viennese Cafe, and famous Viennese Coffee will be served along with…

Church Revival This Weekend in Glen

Solid Rock Full Gospel Church, 11 County Road 236, Glen, will hold a revival Feb. 16-18. The revival will begin at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and on 1 p.m. Sunday. It will include singing and preaching.

African-American Poetry in Corinth This Thursday

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today African-American poetry will be presented in expressive readings at the Corinth Artist Guild Gallery on Thursday (Feb. 15) from 5-7 p.m. Crossroads Poetry Project President Autry Davis and Corinth Head Librarian Cody Daniel will read works by numerous well-known African American poets. Daniel and Davis provide…

Mickey Gilley, Johnny Lee Looking Forward to Corinth Show Friday

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Famous country music performers Johnny Lee and Mickey Gilley will perform at the Corinth Coliseum on Friday at 7 p.m. Both performers took a few minutes to answer some questions from Corinth Today. Gilley said people should enjoy the show because, “It’s a variety in country…

‘Wizard of Oz’ On Stage at Corinth Coliseum

A stage version of “The Wizard of Oz” is being presented by Corinth Theatre-Arts Saturday through Tuesday at the Corinth Coliseum downtown. All performances except for the Sunday show are at 7:30 p.m. The Sunday show is at 2 p.m The cost for adults is $15, and students are $10.