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Category Archives: Commentary

Roll Top Desk Stores Memories of My Dad

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today News Editor I thought it had seen its last day, but I did not give up hope. When I unloaded the roll top desk from the moving truck almost two years ago it fell apart into about five pieces. I knew it was shaky when I moved it from the St. […]

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‘Damsel in Distress’ Thanks Corinth Residents for Kind Service

Editor’s Note: A woman submitted this letter to Corinth Today to thank local residents for helping her when her car broke down. Dearest City of Corinth, I travel Louisiana and Mississippi for a living. I am always in my vehicle. She is my mobile office. But yesterday evening on the way out of Corinth, after […]

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Corinth Commentary: Don’t Feel Guilty About Relaxing

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Like a lot of people, I often can’t relax unless I have exerted myself in some way beforehand. I feel that I need to do some work in advance in order to “earn” some time to kick back. In some ways I think this is good while in other ways I […]

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Grass Cutting Adventures and Mishaps

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today This time of year people are not yet into the full grass-mowing mood. Some people have gotten their lawnmowers out a time or two since putting them away in October. But there are a good many who are dreading going out to the shed to dust off the old mower and […]

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Homegrown Physician Living Her Dream

By: Hayes Baker, MD In January of 2017, we introduced a group of physicians called Hospitalists who care for patients at Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth, MS. That article discussed the many benefits of being under the care of Hospitalists, explained their role, and mentioned how these physicians are living, working, and socializing right […]

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Hospitalists Improving Healthcare at MRHC

By Seger S. Morris, DO, MBA Healthcare is changing. At Magnolia Regional Health Center (MRHC), we seek innovative ways to care for our patients and ensure equal access to the best care offered. That’s why we want you to know about a rather new specialty of physicians who help patients hospitalized at MRHC to be […]

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Commentary: Thank-You Notes Are Better in Tangible Form

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor In our Internet age there are still times when there is no substitute for a handwritten note, and this is never more apparent than after Christmas. Of course, in the land of hospitality known as the Deep South I know I am preaching to the choir when it […]

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At Borroum’s, the Ole Miss, Alabama Game Is a Matter of Debate

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor At Borroum’s Drug Store in downtown Corinth on Friday the talk was about the Ole Miss vs. Alabama game this weekend. “I think we’re going to beat Alabama,” said an Ole Miss fan who sat with a group of friends in the diner. “I think we’re going to […]

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Former Addicts Show Courage by Sharing Stories

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor I have been amazed by the courage shown by people in Corinth who have stepped forward to publicly talk about their struggles with substance abuse. They told their stories in hopes of helping others who are struggling. A young woman who has been clean for six years opened up […]

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How Would Trump Jr. View Alcorn School District’s Student Transfer Controversy?

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Commentary by Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor In his speech at the Republican National Convention this week, Donald Trump Jr. made some statements about school choice that reminded me of a controversy within the Alcorn County School District. Recently, Alcorn County School Board members have debated the issue of students transferring out of the […]

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Will ‘Inflation’ Put an End to Free Air?

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor After I finished airing up my tire, the machine was still running and I could feel my money being sucked away. That’s because I could not find Free Air to fill the tire on my car. I don’t think Free Air has become a thing of the past, […]

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Cash for Cuts in Corinth

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor As I was running out of time, my stress level started rising, and I was twisting my long sideburns—a nervous habit. What got me in this predicament you ask? Well it is something that I learned about Corinth on Tuesday morning as I rode around Cross City. Many […]

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Will MSU or Ole Miss Be the Better Football Team Next Season?

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This weekend, Corinth Today asked residents which football team they think will be better next season— Ole Miss or Mississippi State. Last week, recruits decided which school they will play for. Corinth Today spoke with the residents at Plaza Bowling Lanes, Juju’s Shrimpboat Cafe and downtown.

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Positive Activity Abounds in Corinth and Alcorn County

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By Gary Chandler These are the great days in Corinth and Alcorn County. The Crossroads has long served as an employment and retail hub for adjacent counties in Northeast Mississippi and southwest Tennessee. Corinth and Alcorn County enter 2016 riding a wave of the momentum created in part by seven job-creation projects. The results include 320 new […]

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