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Cornerstone Rehab Operator Filing for Bankruptcy

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The company that operates a 95-bed nursing center in Corinth is filing for bankruptcy. Orianna Health Systems, which operates Cornerstone Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center on Alcorn Drive in Corinth, recently announced that it has voluntarily initiated “Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases to implement a comprehensive…

‘Rewarding’ Careers at Country Cottage

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Dawn Owens knew from a young age that helping senior citizens was her calling in life. Owens, who is the managing director of Country Cottage assisted living in Corinth, has always had a soft spot for senior citizens. When she was a small…

'Rewarding' Careers at Country Cottage

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Dawn Owens knew from a young age that helping senior citizens was her calling in life. Owens, who is the managing director of Country Cottage assisted living in Corinth, has always had a soft spot for senior citizens. When she was a small…

Photo of the Day: ACE Power Honors Electrical Line Workers

The Alcorn Electric Power Association is honoring their linemen and other employees during National Lineman Appreciation Day, which is officially recognized Wednesday. A banner honoring the linemen was set up in front of ACE’s headquarters on South Tate Street. The special day recognizes male and female electrical line workers across…

Voyles Seeks Info on Rural Broadband Expansion

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Alcorn County Supervisor James Voyles on Tuesday participated in a national webinar to learn more about USDA grant money to expand high-speed Internet in rural areas. Voyles watched the USDA Rural Development webinar from a computer at the Alcorn County Supervisors Office on…

High-Speed Internet Needed for ‘Rural Prosperity,’ USDA Says

Staff reports Five areas are critical for rural prosperity, according to the USDA. E-connectivity was the No. 1 “call to action,” in a recent USDA report. “Rural prosperity can only truly be achieved by connecting rural America to high-speed internet,” the report said. Other key areas were: quality of life,…

High-Speed Internet Needed for 'Rural Prosperity,' USDA Says

Staff reports Five areas are critical for rural prosperity, according to the USDA. E-connectivity was the No. 1 “call to action,” in a recent USDA report. “Rural prosperity can only truly be achieved by connecting rural America to high-speed internet,” the report said. Other key areas were: quality of life,…

Elected Officials Miss Broadband Grant Workshop, But Have Another Chance

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Three Alcorn County elected officials said Friday they did not take part in an online seminar about how to apply for USDA Rural Development grant money to expand high-speed Internet in rural areas. Alcorn County supervisors James Voyles and Lowell Hinton said they…

Arena's 2017 Financial Outcome Unknown

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Did the Crossroads Arena in Corinth make a profit or lose money in 2017? The answer to that question remained unclear this week. Discussion was still needed with accountants on how to report a few items in the audit, General Manager Tammy Genovese…

Arena’s 2017 Financial Outcome Unknown

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Did the Crossroads Arena in Corinth make a profit or lose money in 2017? The answer to that question remained unclear this week. Discussion was still needed with accountants on how to report a few items in the audit, General Manager Tammy Genovese…

Corinth Chargers Players, Cheerleaders Receive Rings, Trophies for Great Season

The Corinth Chargers youth football league held its awards banquet for the 2017 season on Thursday night at Crosswind Ministry. The football players and cheerleaders received certificates, rings and trophies for a successful season. The 7-8-year-old team won the Super Bowl, and the 9-10 and 11-12-year-old teams were runner up.…

Corinth Woman Allegedly Embezzled from Pet Store

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A 29-year-old Corinth woman has been charged with felony embezzlement, police said. Approximately $1,200 was allegedly taken from a local pet store, said Detective Capt. Dell Green. Lindsey Crabb of County Road 716 was questioned by authorities and arrested this week, Green added.…

Martha's Menu Receives Improved Grade in Reinspection

By Josh Mitchell Corimth Today News Editor Martha’s Menu restaurant in downtown Corinth received an improved grade in a reinspection by the state department of health Tuesday. All of the issues that were identified in a March 20 inspection have been corrected, according to the reinspection report. The restaurant, which…

Martha’s Menu Receives Improved Grade in Reinspection

By Josh Mitchell Corimth Today News Editor Martha’s Menu restaurant in downtown Corinth received an improved grade in a reinspection by the state department of health Tuesday. All of the issues that were identified in a March 20 inspection have been corrected, according to the reinspection report. The restaurant, which…

Woman Charged With Credit Card Fraud, Corinth Police Say

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Corinth Police say a Tennessee woman was charged with felony credit card fraud after about $1,900 worth of purchases were allegedly made on a card that had been reported stolen months before. Nicole Bildhauser, 32, of Morris Chapel, Tenn. was charged with the…

Alcorn County Officials Consider Applying for USDA Rural Broadband Grant

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Alcorn County officials might apply for grant money to expand broadband Internet in rural areas. The deadline is May 14 to apply for the USDA Rural Development Community Connect funds. The Rural Utilities Service will hold webinars Thursday and April 10 to “provide detailed guidance…

New Service Connects Volunteers With Nonprofits in Northeast Mississippi

Residents who want to volunteer now have a convenient way to find out ways to lend a helping hand. CREATE Foundation and United Way of Northeast Mississippi have announced the launch of a partnership to form Volunteer Northeast Mississippi. It is an all-in-one volunteering resource for nonprofit organizations and for…

Photo of the Day: Easter Shopping at Corinth Supermarket

Emilee Little, an employee of Gardner’s Supermarket in Corinth, puts a tray of frosted cookies into her Easter basket Friday night. Little, 17, is a senior at Biggersville High School and recently started working for Gardner’s. The local supermarket, which is located on U.S. Highway 72 East in Corinth, has…

Almost 30 Guns to Be Awarded in Fire Department Raffle

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Nearly 30 guns will be awarded in an upcoming raffle to raise money for the Farmington Volunteer Fire Department. Raffle tickets can be purchased at CrossRoads Outdoor, 2036 Highway 72 E. Annex in Corinth, George’s Diner in Farmington or from a Farmington fireman. One raffle ticket…

Business Feature Friday: State Farm Agent Scott Sawyer Enjoys New Corinth Location

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Corinth State Farm Agent Scott Sawyer said his agency’s move to the former Alliance offices has been great for clients and staff. Sawyer purchased the building at 810 Tate St., and he said it felt good to invest in Corinth, which he described…