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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.

Kossuth Family Has Fun Making Snow

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A Kossuth family’s backyard looks more like a Colorado ski resort than Alcorn County. Allie Bradford, 7, and her 4-year-old brother, Hayden, laughed and played on a big hill of snow Wednesday. Even adults, including their mom, Mary Allison Bradford, have fun sledding…

Families Share Christmas Joy During Corinth Salvation Army’s ‘Night With Santa’

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Smiling children wore their pajamas as they eagerly awaited Santa Claus’ arrival in Winter Wonderland. Many families gathered around decorated tables to enjoy a Christmas meal in Corinth on Saturday. The room at the National Guard Armory was transformed into the North Pole…

Photo Gallery: Mother-Son Ball in Corinth

Take a look at these photos from the Mother-Son Ball on Friday at Franklin Courtyard in downtown Corinth to benefit the Havis’ Kids trip to Disney World for special needs children.

North Corinth Christian Academy Homecoming Court

North Corinth Christian Academy presented its 2017 Homecoming Court this month at the Boys & Girls Club. Autumn Gargus was crowned homecoming queen, and her escort was Conner Callahan.

Santa Collection, Other Christmas Offerings at Corinth Library

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Corinth Librarian Cody Daniel reminds residents that there are plenty of Christmas offerings at the library. This month, the library has a unique collection of dozens of Santa Claus figures on display. They are on loan from Corinth resident and library supporter Donna Janzen. In addition,…

Singing Christmas Tree Final Performance Monday

Monday at 7 p.m. is the final performance for this year’s Corinth First Baptist Church Singing Christmas Tree. “Christ is Born” is the name of this year’s Singing Christmas Tree performance. It features 60 singers from the church’s adult, youth and children’s choirs and presentations by the church drama team. The…

Photo Gallery: Kossuth Christmas Parade

Here are more than 60 photos from the Kossuth Christmas Parade on Saturday. Santa Claus rode in on a 1949 Kossuth fire engine.  

Photo Gallery: Farmington Christmas Parade

Here are some pictures from the Farmington Christmas Parade on Friday night. Many people turned out in the cold weather to enjoy the parade as it went down County Road 200.

Photos: Nursing Home Residents’ Doors Decorated for Christmas

Take a look at these festive doors that were decorated for Christmas at Whitfield Nursing Home in Corinth. Staff members and family decorated the residents’ doors to bring some Christmas cheer to the facility, said Activities Director Stacy White. The residents have really enjoyed looking at all the pretty doors,…