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Business Feature Friday: Anderson Tractor Co. Drives Home Quality for 70 Years

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Joe Anderson knows a lot about tractors, lawnmowers and farm implements. The owner of Anderson Tractor Company in Bolivar, Tenn. has been in the machinery business 45 years and still goes to work every day. Motorists come across a sea of orange as they approach Anderson Tractor Company […]

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Photo of the Day: Nice Morning at smith.

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Three employees of smith. restaurant on Fillmore Street in downtown Corinth enjoyed a nice morning Thursday and talked about how much they like working for the establishment. From left are Jonathan Brown, Michael Sherer and Jerome Edgeston.

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Business Feature Friday: Tricia’s Design Gallery — Style, Comfort, Quality

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor  Tricia Kuykendall learned the meaning of quality workmanship at a young age. Kuykendall, owner of Tricia’s Design Gallery, 2017 E. Shiloh Road, Corinth, explained that her dad was a local carpenter who helped build houses in the community. She still talks to people today who bring up the […]

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Walmart Raises Age to Buy Guns After Florida School Shooting

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Staff reports In the wake of the Florida school shooting that occurred Feb. 14, Walmart has released a statement saying it will raise the age to buy guns and ammunition to 21. “In light of recent events, we’ve taken an opportunity to review our policy on firearm sales,” the Walmart statement said. The school shooting […]

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ALDI Revises Planned Opening Schedule for Corinth Store

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor ALDI officials have now set a goal to open a grocery store in Corinth this summer in the Harper Square shopping center. The planned opening schedule for the ALDI in Corinth has evolved as the project has moved forward. ALDI, which describes itself as the “first discounter in […]

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Kimberly-Clark Tax Credit Bill Passes Wisconsin Assembly in Effort to Save Jobs

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor While the fate of the Kimberly-Clark plant in Corinth remains uncertain, the Wisconsin State Assembly last week passed a tax incentive bill in an effort to save jobs in that state. The Wisconsin legislation would make two Kimberly-Clark facilities proposed for closure eligible for a 17 percent tax […]

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Corinth Symphony Orchestra to Present ‘An Evening in Old Vienna’ March 3

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Staff reports The Corinth Symphony Orchestra will present “An Evening in Old Vienna” on Saturday, March 3 at 7 p.m. in the Coliseum Civic Center at 404 Taylor St. in Corinth. The coliseum’s lobby will be converted into a Viennese Cafe, and famous Viennese Coffee will be served along with other beverages and a selection […]

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Business Feature Friday: Crossroads Medical Supply Loves Serving People

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor One of the best aspects of Crossroads Medical Supply in Corinth is that it’s locally owned and operated, said owner Ronnie Sleeper. That is a very important factor when it comes to helping people with health challenges achieve comfort at home, Sleeper added. If people have questions about […]

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Business Feature Friday: J&B Auto Sales Offers Revitalized Vehicles at Discount

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Jimmy Rowsey and his son, Brian, have been working together a long time. In fact, Brian was just a little boy when he started going into work with his dad. Now, the father-son duo are owners of J&B Auto Sales just a few miles north of Corinth on […]

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Mississippi Real Estate Investors Plead Guilty in Bid Rigging Conspiracy

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Staff reports Two Mississippi real estate investors pleaded guilty Thursday for their roles in a conspiracy to rig bids at public real estate foreclosure auctions, the U.S. Department of Justice announced. “Shannon and Jason Boykin are the first two defendants to plead guilty in the Antitrust Division’s active, ongoing investigation into anticompetitive behavior at real […]

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Photos: MS Care Center Valentine’s Party

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MS Care Center of Alcorn County residents enjoyed their Valentine’s Day party on Wednesday in Corinth. Staff members served refreshments to the residents, who also enjoyed music and conversation in the decorated atmosphere. There was even a Valentine’s Day king and queen crowned.  

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Photo Gallery: Valentine’s Day at Whitfield Nursing Home

Take a look at these photos from the Valentine’s Day party Wednesday at Whitfield Nursing Home in Corinth. Nursing Home Administrator Jennie Whitfield even brought her dog, Cleo, in to visit with the residents and help her pass out roses.    

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Country Cottage Residents Enjoy Valentine’s Banquet

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Residents of the Country Cottage senior living facility in Corinth had a great time at their annual Valentine’s Day Banquet on Wednesday, said Administrator Dawn Owens. Country Cottage holds events and holiday parties throughout the year to let the residents know how much they are “loved and appreciated by us,” said […]

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Mickey Gilley, Johnny Lee Looking Forward to Corinth Show Friday

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Famous country music performers Johnny Lee and Mickey Gilley will perform at the Corinth Coliseum on Friday at 7 p.m. Both performers took a few minutes to answer some questions from Corinth Today. Gilley said people should enjoy the show because, “It’s a variety in country music, and we’ve had 25-plus […]

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Rural Broadband Money Announced, Alcorn County Eligible

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Numerous locations in Alcorn County are eligible for recently announced federal funding to expand high-speed Internet in rural areas. The Connect America Fund Phase II aims to help people on the wrong side of the “digital divide,” Federal Communication Commission officials said. Nearly one million homes and businesses […]

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Another Kimberly-Clark Plant Proposed for Closure — This One in California

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Kimberly-Clark has announced the proposed closure of another manufacturing facility as part of its Global Restructuring Program, but there is still no information on whether the Corinth plant will be impacted. Kimberly-Clark announced Thursday its proposal to close its Fullerton, Calif. manufacturing facility, which employs about 330 people. […]

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Business Feature Friday: Grisham Insurance Shows Compassion

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor When the Grisham family of Corinth was hit with a serious health issue, they worked hard, stayed strong and relied on their faith. That same determined spirit has also guided Grisham Insurance, a longstanding Corinth family business that Deanna Grisham started 34 years ago. Now, Deanna is very […]

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