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Photo Gallery: Mrs. Mississippi Pageant Contestants

  The finals of the 2016 Mrs. Mississippi America Pageant and Mrs. Tennessee America Pageant will be Sunday, Feb. 28 at 3 p.m. in the Corinth Coliseum Civic Center. (Please see the photo gallery below for pictures of the Mrs. Mississippi contestants.) During their stay in Corinth, the ladies were scheduled…

Couple Tours Country on Harley Davidson

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The Rocky Mountains, Devils Tower and the Tail of the Dragon are just a few of the places Steve Wilburn and his wife have traveled on a Harley Davidson motorcycle. From Washington, D.C. to Wyoming, they have toured the country for about 15…

Photos: Alcorn County 4-H Public Speaking Contest

The annual 4-H public speaking contest was held Saturday, Feb. 15, 2016, at the Alcorn County Extension Service. The public speaking contest allows youth ages 8-18 the opportunity to build self-confidence by learning at a young age how to speak to an audience. Youth ages 7 and under are allowed…

‘Hard Work Never Hurt Anybody,’ Retired City Department Head Says

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Billy Glover has been making money since he was 12 years old. His life took a major turn this week when he retired from the city of Corinth after 34 years and one day. Glover said his dad, who passed away a couple…

Black Poetry Crosses Generational, Cultural Gaps at Corinth Artist Guild

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Autry Davis does not just read a poem— he performs it. “I have to admit that I’m an entertainer, so I like performing,” said Davis, president of the Crossroads Poetry Project. By singing, raising his hand and changing his facial expressions, Davis brought…

Corinth Kiwanis Club Father-Daughter Ball Photos

The 5th Annual Corinth Kiwanis Club Father-Daughter Ball took place Saturday at the Crossroads Arena. Please see the photo gallery below of some of the well-dressed attendees. The event featured dancing, professional photography, limo rides and food.

Couples Paint Valentine’s Portraits of Their Loves

For Valentine’s Day couples painted portraits of each other at an event hosted by the First United Methodist Church of Corinth at smith. restaurant Friday. Look at what some of the local Rembrandts created:

Corinth World War II Veteran Says Monument Is ‘Wonderful’

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor On a quiet Saturday afternoon in downtown Corinth, a World War II veteran remembered the Japanese bomb blasts. “They would bomb us at night,” said Leroy Worsham. “We’d hear them all the time.” Worsham, 97, visited the veterans monument by the Alcorn County…

‘Heartbreaking’ and Humorous Moments in Honduras for Corinth Woman

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A concrete floor does not sound like something to get excited about, but a Corinth woman said it was a big deal for two families in Honduras. “They were so grateful for a concrete floor because that means they didn’t have to sleep…

Wildlife Tasting Supper Brings Hundreds to Crossroads Arena

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Rattlesnake dressing, wild hog sausage rolls and duck with cheesy grits were just some of the delicacies at the 38th Annual Wildlife Tasting Supper at the Crossroads Arena in Corinth Tuesday night. “It’s just a really big community event,” said Sandy Coleman Mitchell,…

The entrepreneur: Biggersville man does what he wants to do

  By M. Scott Morris Corinth Today BIGGERSVILLE – Jay Baxter, 72, said his wife told him he had to quit sometime. “Monday to Friday, I don’t do nothing,” he said. “Saturday and Sunday, I do less.” Baxter said it with a smile, but he wasn’t exactly truthful. A few…