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Photo Gallery: Corinth Christmas Parade

Take a look at these photos from the Corinth Christmas Parade on Saturday. Premiere parade sponsor Magnolia Regional Health Center presented a Snoopy-themed float, and Main Street Corinth hosted the parade. Leroy Worsham, a 99-year-old World War II veteran and Corinth native, was the grand marshal. The parade’s theme was…

Mother-Son Ball to Support Good Cause

Staff reports A mother-son ball will be held Dec. 15 from 7-9 p.m. at Franklin Courtyard in downtown Corinth to raise money to send special needs children on a trip to Disney World. The ball will feature the Blind Eye DJ from Tupelo, Santa Claus, male Disney characters, a photo…

World War II Vet, 99, Will Be Corinth Christmas Parade’s Grand Marshal

Staff reports A 99-year-old World War II veteran and Corinth native will be the grand marshal of the Corinth Christmas parade on Saturday at 5 p.m. downtown. Leroy Worsham, who operated Worsham Brothers Construction with his two brothers, will be the grand marshal. The parade theme is Fairytale Christmas, and…

Corinth Nutcracker Tickets Go On Sale Saturday

The Nutcracker ballet will be presented Dec. 8-10 at the Corinth Coliseum, 404 Taylor St. The showtimes will be at 7 p.m. on Dec. 8 and 9 and at 2 p.m on Dec. 10. JIG Dance Co.’s special needs class will take part in the “Waltz of the Snowflakes.” Tickets…

Freedom Ride Saturday to Support Veterans

There will be food, live music and motorcycles at American Legion Post 6 in Corinth on Saturday to support veterans. The 11th annual Freedom Ride sponsored by the Post 6 Legion Riders will raise money for the nonprofit Project Package, which sends care packages to local troops serving abroad. One…

Reception Sunday for Corinth Furniture Craftsman

An opening reception will be held Sunday from 2-4 p.m. for a Corinth artist who has furniture and paintings on display at the Corinth Artist Guild Gallery on Fillmore Street. James Barker has numerous tables on display at the gallery and pictures of other larger furniture he has crafted. Gallery…

Photo Gallery: Monster Mash in Corinth

Take a look at these photos of the Monster Mash sponsored by the Magnolia Regional Health Center Pediatric Clinic on Saturday in the C.A.R.E Garden in downtown Corinth. More than 500 children took part. In addition to Magnolia, the event included several other sponsors with proceeds benefiting the Corinth Boys…

Veteran, Devoted Volunteer Named Corinth Civitan’s Hometown Hero

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today  News Editor A man who has contributed much to the community was named the Corinth Civitan Club’s Hometown Hero on Wednesday. Rick Miller served in Vietnam with the U.S. Navy after graduating from Biggersville High School in 1967. Miller is currently a volunteer driver who…

Blue Mountain Show Thursday on Protestant Reformation

The Blue Mountain College Fine Arts Department will present a show Thursday to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. The free show about Martin Luther and his 95 Theses is at 7:30 p.m. and will include performances by the drama team, choir and band. It will be in…

‘Deathtrap’ Hits CT-A Stage Friday Through Sunday

Corinth Theatre-Arts will present “Deathtrap” Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The Friday and Saturday shows are at 7:30 p.m., and the Sunday matinee is at 2 p.m. “Deathtrap” tells the story of down-on-his-luck Broadway thriller writer Sidney Bruhl, who is struggling to overcome a dryspell, which has resulted in a string…

Catfish Fundraiser With Band Tuesday in Corinth

The Catfish and Khakis fundraiser for the Corinth Boys & Girls Club will be Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Depot in downtown Corinth. Lunch plates include catfish or chicken, slaw, hushpuppies, fries, cookies and drink. The band Trilogy will also perform. To reserve tickets or place…

Hospital Foundation Hosts Breast Cancer Awareness Luncheon

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor An estimated 160 women attended the annual Breast Cancer Awareness Luncheon at Shiloh Ridge Athletic Club on Friday in Corinth. The luncheon was sponsored by Magnolia Regional Health Center’s Foundation with help from a Susan G. Komen grant. The women were treated to…

Class of 1942 Members Grateful for Friendship

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor As the three classmates from 1942 sat by each other in wheelchairs, one of them tried to remember the words to the old school song. “AAHS see our banner fly . . .,” sang Gladys Marie Suitor Scott, who was the valedictorian of…

Photos: Princess Day Is a ‘Magical’ Experience

Ginger’s sponsored a “magical” Princess Day for about 20 girls Saturday at First Baptist Church of Corinth. The girls modeled fashions from Ginger’s and heard Miss Jr. Teen Mississippi United States Olivia Knight of Corinth give an anti-bullying presentation. “We try to do positive things in the community that are…

Special Hikes, Tours Offered for 155th Anniversary of Corinth Battle

Special hikes and tours are being offered through Thursday to commemorate the 155th anniversary of the Battle of Corinth. “We invite everyone to visit the Corinth Battlefield as we remember the events that took place in Corinth 155 years ago,” said Shiloh National Military Park Superintendent Dale Wilkerson. “The programs…

Photos: ACES Children See Farm Animals Up Close

Last week, the math club, FFA at Alcorn Central High School partnered to host a petting zoo for the students at Alcorn Central Elementary School. Students from pre-K-fourth grade saw many animals up close. They also fed and milked goats and gave treats to a show bull. The students had…

Civil War Living History Saturday in Corinth

The National Park Service on Saturday will host a living history demonstration at the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center. The event will commemorate the 155th anniversary of the Battle of Corinth. Here is a schedule of the events: 10 a.m: Horse-mounted cavalry re-enactors will demonstrate tactics, fire weapons and perform…

Corinth First Graders Have Fun Learning With Drums

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today First grade children in the Corinth and Alcorn school districts had fun this week taking part in a learning program that allowed them to play drums. The program was offered through the local nonprofit organization LINK (Lead, Inspire, Nurture, Kids). It has been offered to local…

Corinth Youth Forms New Service Club

A Corinth youth working toward the highest Girl Scout award has formed a new service organization. “I felt like teen age girls in Alcorn County could really benefit from being part of a service organization that would allow them to research and learn about the needs of the residents of…

Photos: Police, Firefighters Play Baseball to Support Special Needs Kids

The Corinth Fire Department faced off against the police department and Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office in a baseball game at Crossroads Regional Park on Saturday. The event raised money for Havis’ Kids to take special needs children on a trip to Disney World. The fire department won the game.

Corinth Salvation Army Seeks Families Who Need Angel Tree Gifts

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The Corinth Salvation Army will soon accept applications from people who wish to receive Angel Tree gifts for children at Christmas. Children ages newborn to 12 receive gifts from the Angel Tree program. The Salvation Army is an emergency needs based organization. This…

Photo Gallery: Alcorn County Fair Pet Show

Take a look a these photos from the Alcorn County Fair Pet Show on Saturday at the Crossroads Arena.  The contest was sponsored by Alcorn County Circuit Clerk Joe Caldwell and Tanya Watson with Pampered Pet Care. The categories were Prettiest Pet, Best Personality, Best Dressed and Cutest Canine.