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Coleman Seeks Re-Election to Alcorn School Board

Alcorn School Board member Mary Coleman has responded to questions from Corinth Today regarding her candidacy for re-election to the Fourth District seat. She is running against Carroll Mason.  The election is Nov. 6. Below are Coleman’s responses:   What are the biggest issues facing the Alcorn School District? The biggest issue…

Original PlayStation Coming Back in Mini Form

Sony has announced that it will sell the original PlayStation in a miniature size as the gaming system nears its 25th anniversary. “Today, we are excited to announce that we are bringing back the original PlayStation experience in a new miniaturized version – PlayStation Classic! The console will come pre-loaded…

Youth Vaping Targeted in Campaign

A campaign to educate children about the dangers of e-cigarettes has been launched by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. “The Real Cost” ad campaign targets nearly 10.7 million 12-17-year-olds who have used or considered using e-cigarettes. “HHS is committed to comprehensive efforts to protect America’s youth from the dangers…

Southern Nights in SoCo Thursday in Corinth

Food, Music, Children Activities, Sales By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today The final Southern Nights in SoCo this summer is Thursday from 5:30 to 8 p.m. The SoCo District is located on Wick Street in the downtown area and has seen significant revitalization in recent years with boutiques, restaurants and other offerings.…

Mason Running for Alcorn School Board

Alcorn School Board candidate Carroll Mason has responded to questions from Corinth Today regarding his candidacy. He is running against incumbent Mary Kathryn Coleman of the Fourth District.  The election is Nov. 6. Below are Mason’s responses: What are the biggest issues facing the school district? “I believe that the…

First Sanctioned Steak Cookoff at Alcorn County Fair Went Well, Official Says

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today The first year for the sanctioned steak cookoff at the Alcorn County Fair went very well, an official said. Joey Gilmore, who helped organize the event, said there were 33 contestants from four states — Mississippi, Tennessee, Alabama and Kentucky. The winner was from Lawton, Tenn.…

Photos: Alcorn County Fair Gets Underway

Carnival Each Night From 5-10 p.m. at Crossroads Arena The Alcorn County Fair got underway Thursday at the Crossroads Arena in Corinth and runs through Saturday. The carnival is open each night from 5-10 p.m. There will also be a petting zoo, pony rides, Thomas the Train and Banana Derby…

E-Cigarette Use by Minors Reaches ‘Epidemic Proportion,’ FDA Says

Historic enforcement actions related to the sale and marketing of e-cigarettes to children were announced Wednesday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. In the largest coordinated enforcement effort in the FDA’s history, the agency issued more than 1,300 warning letters and fines to retailers who illegally sold JUUL and other e-cigarette…

Mississippi Among Top Seven States in Adult Obesity Prevalence

Mississippi is one of seven states with adult obesity prevalence of 35 percent or higher, data released Wednesday by CDC shows. The states that reported the highest obesity prevalence were: Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and West Virginia. This is up from five states in 2016. Five years ago,…