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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…

Photos: Alcorn County Students Teach Children Healthy Habits

Alcorn County kindergarten students enjoyed learning about seatbelts, hygiene, exercise, nutrition, litter and other important topics at the Alcorn Career and Technology Center on Wednesday morning. The children played games, took vision screenings and received gifts. Health science students at the career center led the presentations, and the Mississippi Department…

Photos of the Day: Front Porch Decorations Bring Joy

Corinth residents Omar Hernandez and Mari Jose enjoy the colorful decorations and pretty flower baskets on the front porch of their Rene Street home in Corinth. They also have a painted walkway, frog figurines and a birdbath with blue bird statuettes.

Photo Gallery: Special Needs Children Find Hidden Treasure

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Special needs children from Jumpertown High School had a great time searching for hidden treasures Friday morning at Trailhead Park in downtown Corinth. The event was sponsored by 662 Rocks, which spreads kindness by placing decorated stones around the community for people to happen upon. The…

Photo of the Day: Keeping Warm on First Day of Spring

Spectators wrapped up in blankets, scarves and coats at a youth soccer game Tuesday evening at Crossroads Regional Park in Corinth. Tuesday was the first day of spring. The Wednesday forecast calls for lots of sunshine and a high of 55.

Photo Gallery: Country Cottage Hosts Community Bingo

Country Cottage assisted living in Corinth held its annual community bingo day on Tuesday. Participants won prizes, enjoyed visiting and shared laughter as they played the game in the dining room. Residents, staff and visitors took part in the event, which also included a meal. Country Cottage assisted living is…

Photo of the Day: Tamale Trolley in Corinth

Debra Mays of Corinth waves from the trolley in the parking lot at the corner of East Shiloh Road and North Harper Road on Monday evening. The trolley is the location of D-Shy’s Tamales, which Mays and her husband, Frederick, own. The family business has been in operation for 10…

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…