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Category Archives: Alcorn Living

Photo Gallery: Alcorn County Fair Pet Show

Take a look a these photos from the Alcorn County Fair Pet Show on Saturday at the Crossroads Arena.  The contest was sponsored by Alcorn County Circuit Clerk Joe Caldwell and Tanya Watson with Pampered Pet Care. The categories were Prettiest Pet, Best Personality, Best Dressed and Cutest Canine.

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Bella, Southern Style Supreme Champs at Alcorn County Fair

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor An Angus heifer called Bella and a Hereford bull named Southern Style took Supreme champion honors at the Alcorn County Fair Cattle Show on Saturday. There were about 195 head of cattle in this year’s show, and it was the largest to date for the Alcorn County Fair. […]

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Photo Gallery: Kossuth High School Homecoming Parade

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Take a look at these photos from the Kossuth High School homecoming parade on Friday.

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Cattle Show Saturday at Alcorn County Fair

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor About 200 animals have been registered for the Alcorn County Fair Cattle Show, which starts at 9 a.m. Saturday. This will be a large cattle show with participants from throughout Mississippi and Tennessee, said Alcorn County Agent Patrick Poindexter. This year, the cattle show will take place indoors […]

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Reception Friday for Art Exhibit, Book Signing

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A book signing and the opening reception for an art exhibit will take place Friday at the Corinth Artist Guild Gallery from 4-6 p.m. at 609 N. Fillmore St. There will be 45 paintings by artist Ann Waller, and a book signing by her husband, Jeffrey W. Waller. Jeffrey Waller will also have another book […]

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Photo Gallery: CHS Homecoming Parade

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Take a look at more than 40 photos from the Corinth High School homecoming parade on Thursday in downtown.

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Steak Cooking Contest at Alcorn County Fair Draws 15 Teams

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today The steak cooking contest Thursday night at the Alcorn County Fair was a success, organizers said. This was the first year for the event, which attracted 15 teams from the region, including Memphis, Savannah, Tenn., Corinth and other areas. Entries underwent blind judging, and winners received cash prizes and Hotty Totty […]

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Fair Canning Contest Preserves Traditions

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor There is nothing like going to the cabinet in the middle of winter and pulling out a jar of fresh vegetables that were grown during the summer, said Sandy Mitchell, Alcorn County Fair official. Contestants in the canned goods contest dropped off their entries Thursday morning at the […]

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Public Invited to Enter Animals in Fair Pet Show Saturday

Members of the public are invited to enter their animals in the Alcorn County Fair Pet Show on Saturday. Registration is at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the Crossroads Arena conference room. The show starts at 3 p.m. The pet show will have four categories: Prettiest Pet, Best Personality, Best Dressed and Cutest Canine. There will […]

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Former NFL Player to Attend Boys & Girls Club Benefit, Public Invited

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A former NFL running back will be in Corinth Sept. 23 to support the Boys & Girls Club of Northeast Mississippi. Jamal Lewis, who played for the Cleveland Browns and Baltimore Ravens, will attend the benefit at Hillandale Golf Course. The public is invited for $20 a ticket, […]

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Good Weather in Forecast for Alcorn County Fair

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Excellent weather is in store for the Alcorn County Fair Thursday through Saturday, the forecast shows. On Thursday, which is the opening day of the fair, the weather is supposed to be mostly sunny with a high near 82 and a low around 62 at night. Friday is supposed to be sunny with a high […]

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ACHS Project Reminds Students They Are ‘Beautiful’

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Girls at Alcorn Central High School receive an important reminder every day. “You Are Beautiful.” Those words were painted over the girls’ bathroom mirrors by senior Lilian Turner, and she plans to put positive messages in the other three girls bathrooms as well. Amy Smith, a librarian and […]

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Photos: Life Tabernacle Honors Emergency Responders

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Life Tabernacle Pentecostal Church in Corinth on Saturday held an appreciation meal for firefighters, law enforcement, EMTs and other responders who put their lives on the line for the community. “We just felt like honoring them for their service,” said Life Tabernacle Pastor Jonathan McGaughy. This is the second year the […]

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Corinth Man Races Cars for NFL Player

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A Corinth man and professional football player have a unique friendship. Shawn Ayers of Corinth drag races for Cox Racing, which is owned by Fletcher Cox, defensive tackle for the Philadelphia Eagles. “We enjoy a lot of time together at the racetrack and off the racetrack, too,” Ayers […]

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