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Category Archives: Alcorn Living

Volunteer Drivers Help Fellow Veterans Through VA Ride Service

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor After serving the country through their military service, five local men continue to give back to the community by helping fellow veterans. They are volunteer drivers for a VA service that provides veterans with free rides from Alcorn County to the VA hospital in Memphis. Without this free […]

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Mrs. Mississippi, Tennessee Crowned Sunday in Corinth

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By June Plaxco For Corinth Today The 2016 Mrs. Mississippi and Mrs. Tennessee were crowned Sunday at the Corinth Coliseum Civic Center. The winners were Mrs. Tupelo Ashley Buse and Mrs. West Tennessee Dawn Williamson. First runner-up in Mrs. Mississippi was Mrs. Columbus Brittany Hopkins, and the second runner-up was Mrs. North Mississippi Kayla Baxter. […]

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Dog Missing After Wreck as Owner Recovers in ICU

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor For almost two weeks a man has been in the intensive care unit after a vehicle wreck in Corinth, and the dog that was with him in the car is still missing. The good news is that the man could be taken out of ICU soon, and there […]

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Photo Gallery: Mrs. Mississippi Pageant Contestants

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  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 to take a trolley ride, […]

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Couple Tours Country on Harley Davidson

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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 years on their motorcycle. Wilburn […]

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Photos: Alcorn County 4-H Public Speaking Contest

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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 to participate but are not […]

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

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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 of years ago, was a […]

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Black Poetry Crosses Generational, Cultural Gaps at Corinth Artist Guild

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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 the poetry to life at […]

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Corinth Kiwanis Club Father-Daughter Ball Photos

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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.

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Couples Paint Valentine’s Portraits of Their Loves

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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:

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Feeding Hungry Children ‘Blesses My Heart’, Chairman of Snackpack Program Says

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor As R.M. Brooks stood next to boxes of food at Pinecrest Baptist Church in Corinth, he gripped a large thank you card from local children. “They look so much forward to that little blue bag that we carry them every weekend,” Brooks said. “They appreciate that so much.” […]

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Corinth World War II Veteran Says Monument Is ‘Wonderful’

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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 Courthouse Saturday, and found his […]

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‘Heartbreaking’ and Humorous Moments in Honduras for Corinth Woman

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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 on the dirt,” said Shannon […]

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New Corinth Librarian Speaks of ‘Inspector Gadget’, Stephen King, C.S. Lewis

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor When Corinth Librarian Cody Daniel was a boy growing up in Iuka he stayed after school. But it was not because he was in trouble, but rather his mom was a teacher. Daniel and his brother would go to their mom’s classroom while she finished up work. Once […]

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Wildlife Tasting Supper Brings Hundreds to Crossroads Arena

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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, secretary of the Alcorn County […]

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The entrepreneur: Biggersville man does what he wants to do

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  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 minutes later, he answered a […]

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Cooking, golf call Corinth woman’s name

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Ginna Bumpas has two weaknesses: cooking and golf.

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Corinth retiree known for his ‘cure-all’ pecan pies

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If you’re a friend of Billy Carl “B.C.” Lipford and you get sick, you can just about count on him delivering a pecan pie to your doorstep.

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