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Category Archives: Alcorn Living

Freedom Ride Saturday to Support Veterans

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There will be food, live music and motorcycles at American Legion Post 6 in Corinth on Saturday to support veterans. The 11th annual Freedom Ride sponsored by the Post 6 Legion Riders will raise money for the nonprofit Project Package, which sends care packages to local troops serving abroad. One of the bigger expenses is […]

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Reception Sunday for Corinth Furniture Craftsman

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An opening reception will be held Sunday from 2-4 p.m. for a Corinth artist who has furniture and paintings on display at the Corinth Artist Guild Gallery on Fillmore Street. James Barker has numerous tables on display at the gallery and pictures of other larger furniture he has crafted. Gallery President James “Sonny” Boatman said […]

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Photo Gallery: Monster Mash in Corinth

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Take a look at these photos of the Monster Mash sponsored by the Magnolia Regional Health Center Pediatric Clinic on Saturday in the C.A.R.E Garden in downtown Corinth. More than 500 children took part. In addition to Magnolia, the event included several other sponsors with proceeds benefiting the Corinth Boys & Girls Club. Organizers said […]

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Veteran, Devoted Volunteer Named Corinth Civitan’s Hometown Hero

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today  News Editor A man who has contributed much to the community was named the Corinth Civitan Club’s Hometown Hero on Wednesday. Rick Miller served in Vietnam with the U.S. Navy after graduating from Biggersville High School in 1967. Miller is currently a volunteer driver who takes local veterans to the […]

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Blue Mountain Show Thursday on Protestant Reformation

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The Blue Mountain College Fine Arts Department will present a show Thursday to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. The free show about Martin Luther and his 95 Theses is at 7:30 p.m. and will include performances by the drama team, choir and band. It will be in the Modena Lowrey Berry Auditorium […]

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‘Deathtrap’ Hits CT-A Stage Friday Through Sunday

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Corinth Theatre-Arts will present “Deathtrap” Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The Friday and Saturday shows are at 7:30 p.m., and the Sunday matinee is at 2 p.m. “Deathtrap” tells the story of down-on-his-luck Broadway thriller writer Sidney Bruhl, who is struggling to overcome a dryspell, which has resulted in a string of failures and a shortage […]

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Catfish Fundraiser With Band Tuesday in Corinth

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The Catfish and Khakis fundraiser for the Corinth Boys & Girls Club will be Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Depot in downtown Corinth. Lunch plates include catfish or chicken, slaw, hushpuppies, fries, cookies and drink. The band Trilogy will also perform. To reserve tickets or place an order call (662) 286-6662. […]

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Hospital Foundation Hosts Breast Cancer Awareness Luncheon

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor An estimated 160 women attended the annual Breast Cancer Awareness Luncheon at Shiloh Ridge Athletic Club on Friday in Corinth. The luncheon was sponsored by Magnolia Regional Health Center’s Foundation with help from a Susan G. Komen grant. The women were treated to a free lunch made by […]

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Class of 1942 Members Grateful for Friendship

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor As the three classmates from 1942 sat by each other in wheelchairs, one of them tried to remember the words to the old school song. “AAHS see our banner fly . . .,” sang Gladys Marie Suitor Scott, who was the valedictorian of the Alcorn Agricultural High School […]

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Photos: Princess Day Is a ‘Magical’ Experience

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Ginger’s sponsored a “magical” Princess Day for about 20 girls Saturday at First Baptist Church of Corinth. The girls modeled fashions from Ginger’s and heard Miss Jr. Teen Mississippi United States Olivia Knight of Corinth give an anti-bullying presentation. “We try to do positive things in the community that are beneficial to different age groups,” […]

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Special Hikes, Tours Offered for 155th Anniversary of Corinth Battle

Special hikes and tours are being offered through Thursday to commemorate the 155th anniversary of the Battle of Corinth. “We invite everyone to visit the Corinth Battlefield as we remember the events that took place in Corinth 155 years ago,” said Shiloh National Military Park Superintendent Dale Wilkerson. “The programs will provide visitors with a […]

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Photos: ACES Children See Farm Animals Up Close

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Last week, the math club, FFA at Alcorn Central High School partnered to host a petting zoo for the students at Alcorn Central Elementary School. Students from pre-K-fourth grade saw many animals up close. They also fed and milked goats and gave treats to a show bull. The students had their picture taken with a […]

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Civil War Living History Saturday in Corinth

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The National Park Service on Saturday will host a living history demonstration at the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center. The event will commemorate the 155th anniversary of the Battle of Corinth. Here is a schedule of the events: 10 a.m: Horse-mounted cavalry re-enactors will demonstrate tactics, fire weapons and perform a saber drill. 11 a.m.: […]

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Corinth First Graders Have Fun Learning With Drums

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today First grade children in the Corinth and Alcorn school districts had fun this week taking part in a learning program that allowed them to play drums. The program was offered through the local nonprofit organization LINK (Lead, Inspire, Nurture, Kids). It has been offered to local children for a number of […]

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Corinth Youth Forms New Service Club

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A Corinth youth working toward the highest Girl Scout award has formed a new service organization. “I felt like teen age girls in Alcorn County could really benefit from being part of a service organization that would allow them to research and learn about the needs of the residents of Alcorn County,” said Olivia Knight, […]

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Former NFL Player Attends Boys & Girls Club Banquet in Corinth

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A former professional football player visited with members of the Boys & Girls Club on Saturday night in Corinth to encourage them to set goals and follow their dreams. Jamal Lewis, who played for the Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns, said it was an “honor” to be invited […]

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Photos: Police, Firefighters Play Baseball to Support Special Needs Kids

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The Corinth Fire Department faced off against the police department and Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office in a baseball game at Crossroads Regional Park on Saturday. The event raised money for Havis’ Kids to take special needs children on a trip to Disney World. The fire department won the game.

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Corinth Salvation Army Seeks Families Who Need Angel Tree Gifts

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The Corinth Salvation Army will soon accept applications from people who wish to receive Angel Tree gifts for children at Christmas. Children ages newborn to 12 receive gifts from the Angel Tree program. The Salvation Army is an emergency needs based organization. This means that families who receive […]

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