Category Archives: Alcorn Living

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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