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Blood Donors Will Get $10 Gift Card Monday in Corinth

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Donors will get a $10 gift card during a blood drive Monday at Walgreens in Corinth from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Blood supplies are extremely low due to the cold weather, according to Mississippi Blood Services. “Area hospitals are using record amounts of blood and platelets, and we are seeing record low amount of […]

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Corinth Books-A-Million to Close

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today The Books-A-Million in Corinth will close its doors for the final time Saturday at 9 p.m. The bookstore has been in Corinth for 23 years. Manager Bonnie Guinn said it was a corporate decision to close the store, which is located at 802 S. Cass St. Many of the regular customers […]

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Rep. Arnold Files Bill to Prohibit Gender Pay Differences

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Employers would be prohibited from paying different amounts to men and women doing the same jobs under a bill sponsored by State Rep. William Tracy Arnold, R-Booneville. There are many struggling single mothers in the state, and they are the primary breadwinners for the home, Arnold said. He […]

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Junior Civitan Club Promotes Good Citizenship

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A new youth version of the Corinth Civitan Club has been formed and held its first meeting Tuesday night. About 20 youth from all four local high schools and a homeschool student are in the Junior Corinth Civitan Club. Tina Bugg was very instrumental in getting the junior […]

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Region IV Seeks Businesses to Employ Disabled Clients

By Josh Mitchell  Corinth Today News Editor A Corinth-based mental health agency is seeking local businesses to provide work experience for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. It is not necessary for a business to hire one of the clients full time but maybe just for a few hours a week, said Misty Weaver, who oversees […]

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Living Free’s Christmas Day Meal at ACHS Brings Joy

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Community members from babies to senior citizens shared a joyful time Monday during the annual Christmas Day meal hosted by Living Free Ministries and Alcorn Central High School. People enjoyed a traditional Christmas meal as they gathered around tables adorned with flowers in the ACHS cafeteria. Living Free […]

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ACHS Grad Shares Gospel With ‘Unreached’ People in New York

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor An Alcorn Central High School graduate has traveled extensively in the Middle East and helped start an organization in New York City to share the Word of Jesus Christ with people of different religions. The first time Brandon Doyle met a Muslim was as a student at Mississippi […]

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Families Share Christmas Joy During Corinth Salvation Army’s ‘Night With Santa’

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Smiling children wore their pajamas as they eagerly awaited Santa Claus’ arrival in Winter Wonderland. Many families gathered around decorated tables to enjoy a Christmas meal in Corinth on Saturday. The room at the National Guard Armory was transformed into the North Pole with huge inflatable toy soldiers, […]

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Photos: Nationally Known Southern Food Author Signs Books at Gingers

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Many people attended the book signing for a nationally known Southern cooking expert Saturday at Gingers in Corinth. Elizabeth Heiskell signed copies of her book “What Can I Bring? Southern Food for Any Occasion Life Serves Up.” Heiskell, who is also a regular food contributor on NBC’s TODAY […]

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Ralphie and His Red Ryder On CT-A Stage This Weekend

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Staff reports The classic tale, “A Christmas Story,” about Ralphie, his Red Ryder BB gun and the warning that “You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out,” will be performed at Corinth Theatre-Arts on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The Friday and Saturday shows are at 7:30 p.m., and the Sunday performance is at 2:30 p.m. Those who have […]

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TODAY Show Food Contributor to Sign Copies of Book at Gingers Saturday

Staff reports An expert on Southern etiquette, including what dishes to bring to different occasions, will be at Gingers in Corinth on Saturday to sign copies of her book. Elizabeth Heiskell, a food contributor on NBC’s TODAY show, will sign copies of her book “What Can I Bring: Southern Food For Any Occasion Life Serves […]

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Tickets for Mother-Son Ball Friday Still Available

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Staff reports Tickets are still available for the Mother-Son Ball on Friday in Corinth. It will be held from 7-9 p.m. at Franklin Courtyard downtown and raise money to send special needs children on a trip to Disney World. Bill Avery will take professional portraits, and Santa will listen to Christmas wishes. Mr. Incredible, Captain […]

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Civitan Club Brightens Christmas for Children

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The Corinth Civitan Club brought smiles to children’s faces Wednesday by hosting a special pizza lunch with Santa Claus. Santa told the 16 children from the local elementary schools that he loved them. All of the children got to sit on Santa’s lap and tell him what they […]

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Alcorn Career Center Students Win First Place in Statewide Video Contest

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Students at the Alcorn Career & Technology Center won first place in the statewide Mississippi Construction Education Foundation video contest. Mississippi students in grades 7-12 made short videos to show how construction and manufacturing education programs help students achieve their dreams. Instructor Steve Shaw discovered the contest online and approached photographer Duke Peebles and editor […]

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Local Restaurant Inspections for the Week

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Staff reports Several local restaurants received “A” grades during inspections from the Mississippi State Department of Health in the past week. The restaurants that received A ratings are: Mi Casa Mexican Restaurant, 408 S. Tate St., Corinth; Daylight Donuts, 2005 Highway 72 W., Corinth; JuJu’s Shrimpboat Cafe, 1907 E. Shiloh Road, Corinth; Double Barrel Cafe, […]

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