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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…

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…