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Kimberly-Clark to Close Arkansas Plant — No Specifics on Corinth Plant

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Kimberly-Clark has announced that it will close an Arkansas plant four hours from Corinth. The Conway, Ark. plant will close no later than 2021, according to Kimberly-Clark. Corinth Today on Monday asked Kimberly-Clark for information on whether the Corinth plant would be closed.…

Lawn Doctor Plants New Sign in Corinth

Lawn Doctor in Corinth has an eye-catching new sign. An oak tree in front of the business was carved with a chainsaw to resemble the Lawn Doctor’s green thumbs-up logo. Owner Robert Davis said the oak tree was going to be lost due to a nearby drainage project. Therefore, Davis…

Marshalls Has Not ‘Officially Announced’ Corinth Store, Spokeswoman Says

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A spokeswoman for the national clothing retailer Marshalls said Wednesday that the company “has still not officially announced a new store opening for Corinth.” It is unclear if this represents a shift from the statement the company issued in October when it said, “We anticipate…

‘In My Soul it Makes Me Rich’

Greens, black-eyed peas a New Year’s Day tradition for many Corinth families By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Eighty-seven-year-old Bennie Nelson was raised on turnip greens and black-eyed peas. Nelson always enjoys the traditional New Year’s Day meal, which brings hope of prosperity, and it does not have to…

Kimberly-Clark’s Corinth Future Unclear as Wisconsin Jobs Saved

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today It is unclear if Kimberly-Clark’s decision to save jobs in Wisconsin will impact the Corinth plant as the company goes through a global restructuring program. The company in January announced that it was “proposing to exit approximately 10 manufacturing facilities over the next three years across our…

Corinth Dog Park Grant Sought

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Grant funding to build a dog park in Corinth will be applied for early next year, an official said. Corinth-Alcorn Parks Director Robin Baker said up to $25,000 in funding will be sought from PetSafe to create a dog park. PetSafe, based in…

Fastest Growing Jobs Identified by Agency

Solar Energy, Healthcare Careers Top List Are you looking for a career change or do you have someone in your family who will soon enter the full-time workforce? Take a look at the fastest growing occupations, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. (Image of Top 10 Below) The…

Photo Gallery: Veterans, Spouses Honored at Country Cottage

Country Cottage assisted living in Corinth on Monday honored veterans and their spouses. Those who were honored are residents of Country Cottage. Kare-In-Home Hospice partnered with Country Cottage on the veterans recognition ceremony, which included plaques and  certificates for the veterans and U.S. flag pins for the spouses. There was…