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First Sanctioned Steak Cookoff at Alcorn County Fair Went Well, Official Says

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today The first year for the sanctioned steak cookoff at the Alcorn County Fair went very well, an official said. Joey Gilmore, who helped organize the event, said there were 33 contestants from four states — Mississippi, Tennessee, Alabama and Kentucky. The winner was from Lawton, Tenn.…

Photos: Alcorn County Fair Gets Underway

Carnival Each Night From 5-10 p.m. at Crossroads Arena The Alcorn County Fair got underway Thursday at the Crossroads Arena in Corinth and runs through Saturday. The carnival is open each night from 5-10 p.m. There will also be a petting zoo, pony rides, Thomas the Train and Banana Derby…

Alcorn County Fair Is Thursday-Saturday

The Alcorn County Fair runs Thursday through Saturday at the Crossroads Arena in Corinth. Here is the schedule for all three days: Thursday $5 Admission – 5 and under Free Baked Goods Registration (Arena Concourse) – 9 am – 12 noon Canned Goods Registration (Arena Concourse) – 9 am –…

Corinth Civil War Tour of Downtown Aug. 11

The Corinth Battlefield Summer Tour Series will conclude Saturday, Aug. 11, with a walking tour of downtown Corinth. It starts at 10 a.m. at the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center, 501 W. Linden St., Corinth. “We invite everyone to participate in the final program of the summer and discover 1862…

Bus Carrying 1880s Wagon Stops in Corinth

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A school bus pulling an 1880s covered wagon was parked at McDonald’s in Corinth on Thursday morning. Corinth Today was intrigued by this rare site and decided to knock on the bus door. A dog named Misty started barking, and the owner walked across…

Slugburger Superstar Chestnut Sets New Hotdog Eating World Record

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Legendary eater and Corinth slugburger superstar Joey “Jaws” Chestnut set a new world record Wednesday during the Nathan’s Famous hotdog eating contest in Coney Island, N.Y. when he consumed 74 hotdogs in 10 minutes. Chestnut, who has won the World Slugburger Eating Championship in Corinth the…

Dimple Caldwell Presides Over the Kitchen

By Ginna Parsons For Corinth Today When Dimple Caldwell was born some 85 years ago, she weighed a whopping 12 pounds. “I had dimples everywhere, so that’s what they named me,” she said. “I’ve been called everything from Dumpling to Dinkle. People can’t believe Dimple is my real name.” Caldwell…