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Retiring Alcorn School District Employees Recognized

Alcorn School District Superintendent Larry Mitchell recognized many retiring employees at the school board meeting on Monday. Mitchell said the employees touched many lives and influenced children in a positive manner. Below is a list of the employees who are retiring this year and the number of years they served.…

Guests Enjoy Derby Party at Verandah-Curlee House

Story and Photos by Abby Vanderford For Corinth Today The Verandah-Curlee House was bustling with guests Saturday evening for the Friends of the Siege & Battle of Corinth’s Derby Party. Presented by Cooley & Labas Financial Advisors, the Derby Party was held to raise money for the restoration of the…

Local Merchants Very Pleased With Sales After Big Weekend in Corinth

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Corinth merchants said they had a very successful weekend of business with Mother’s Day, the Coke 10k run and the Green Market all taking place at the same time. “Sales were phenomenal for us,” said Brenda Barbour, owner of Lipchic Boutique in Corinth’s…

King Kars Continues Family Legacy of Business Ownership in Corinth

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Ricky King’s grandfather operated a mule barn in Corinth in the 1930s and sold the animals to the Army. King’s dad, Clyde, owned the American Motors dealership in Corinth and sold Ambassadors, Javelins and Ramblers. His dad also sold Simcas And Sunbeams, which…

Photo Gallery: Coke 10k Run in Corinth

Here are photos from the Coke 10k run that was held Saturday in downtown Corinth. There were 1,275 runners, and people from 16 states registered for the race. (Photos by Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today)

Photo Gallery: Free Cookout at Farm Bureau in Corinth

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Please see the photo gallery below from the Corinth Farm Bureau customer appreciation event on Friday when free hotdogs and hamburgers were served. “It’s a good event,” said Danny Crozier, agency manager. This is the second year for the cookout, and Crozier expected…

Free Outdoor Movie Tonight in Downtown Corinth

A free outdoor movie will be shown tonight (Friday, May 6) in Corinth at the C.A.R.E. Garden downtown between the tourism office and the Depot. The movie, “The Good Dinosaur,” will start at sunset around 7:45 p.m. Sponsored by Main Street Corinth, Films on Fillmore is family friendly and open…

Green Market Is Saturday in Corinth

The second Green Market of the season will be on Saturday at the Depot in downtown Corinth from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The market features 55 to 75 vendors with handcrafted merchandise. Food sales are also available at the event. Take a look at this photo gallery from the…

Comedy, Magic Show Featuring Children Saturday at Crossroads Arena

On Saturday at the Crossroads Arena in Corinth there will be a kids comedy and magic show featuring children of Comedy Korner from the Atlanta IMPROV. The Phat Kidz Comedy show will be from 5-7 p.m., and tickets will be $10 for ages 5-12 and $15 for ages 13 and…

Corinth Native Donates ‘Invaluable’ Civil War Flag to National Park Service

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Many Confederate soldiers perished after they made their way from Corinth to Virginia, and the flag that represented the group was donated by a former U.S. ambassador to the National Park Service on Wednesday. The ceremony at the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center…

Friday Bake Sale in Corinth to Benefit Relay for Life

A bake sale to benefit Relay for Life will be held on Friday at the Legacy Hospice office, 301 E. Waldron St., Corinth, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. People can donate items to sell in the bake sale, which will raise money for the American Cancer Society. People are…

Corinth Kiwanis Club Pancake Breakfast Is Saturday

The Corinth Kiwanis Club will holds its annual pancake breakfast on Saturday from 7- 11 a.m. at Waldron Street Christian Church, 702 E. Waldron St. The cost is $5 and includes all-you-can-eat pancakes. Children 10 and under eat free. Tickets can be purchased from a Kiwanian or at the door.…

Early Civil War Flag to be Donated in Corinth Wednesday

A flag representing one of the earliest Civil War companies to arrive in Corinth will be formally donated to Shiloh National Military Park on Wednesday. The flag will be a permanent part of the collection and displayed at the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center. The donation of the 11th Mississippi…

Color Run Promotes Autism Awareness, Acceptance in Corinth

Story and Photos by Abby Vanderford For Corinth Today The threat of swollen rain clouds did not stop the community from coming out to participate in the Reconnect4Autism Color Run on Saturday morning. (Please see the photo gallery below) Reconnect4Autism held its second annual Color Run at Crossroads Regional Park to…

75-Hour Bible Reading Kicks Off in Front of Alcorn County Courthouse

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Rain did not stop the kickoff of the 75-hour Bible reading in front of the Alcorn County Courthouse on Monday. At around 8 a.m., the first chapter of Genesis started being read, and the plan is to have the full Bible read out loud…

Lesley’s Floor Designs Offers Expertise, Large Selection

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Lesley Raines started out at the “very bottom” of his profession but worked diligently to become the business owner he is today. After he got laid off from a factory when he was around 20 years old, he took work as a “grunt…

Photos: Many Honor Fallen Soldier in Corinth, Support Veterans

Photos by Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Take a look at the photo gallery below of the sixth annual motorcycle ride to honor U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Seth Ricketts of Glen on Saturday at the Corinth American Legion. Ricketts, who was with the 82nd Airborne, was killed in Afghanistan in February of…

Photo Gallery: Alcorn County NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet

The Alcorn County Branch of the NAACP held its 35th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet with the theme of “Pursuing Liberty in the Face of Injustice” on Friday at the Easom Community Center in Corinth. Please see the photo gallery below. Photos by Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today  

Photos: Corinth Pickin’ on the Square Starts Outdoor Season

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Corinth Pickin’ on the Square started its outdoor performances again on Thursday night. (Please see pictures below of some of the musicians.) Bluegrass music is played on Thursdays in front of the Alcorn County Courthouse starting at 7 p.m. Various bands are featured,…

Photos: North Corinth Christian Academy Students Tour Post Office

Photos by Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Students from North Corinth Christian Academy took a tour of the Corinth Post Office on Thursday. (Please see the photo gallery below.) The students went on a trolley tour with stops at the tourism office, Crossroads Museum, the library and Borroum’s Drug Store for lunch.…