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Photos: Tobacco Free Zombie Fun Run

Check out these photos from the Zombie Fun Run on Wednesday at Crossroads Regional Park. It was hosted by the Mississippi Tobacco Free Coalition for Alcorn & Tippah Counties and encouraged youth and young adults to take a stand against tobacco and e-cigarettes. (Photos by Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today)

Hotrod Lawnmowers at Arena Saturday

Hotrod lawnmowers will be in action Saturday at the Crossroads Arena in Corinth. About 100 to 200 lawnmowers are expected to take part in the lawnmower pull, which starts at 1 p.m. The goal of the competition is to see which lawnmowers can pull a weighted sled the farthest distance.…

Tish County Company Gets $18.2 Million Military Uniform Contract

A Tishomingo County company has been awarded an $18.2 million contract to manufacture uniforms for the Defense Department, U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., announced Tuesday. Golden Manufacturing Inc. in Golden was awarded the competitive contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to produce uniforms for the Army and Air Force. “Golden…

Free Zombie Run Tonight at City Park

A free Zombie Glow-in-the Dark Fun Run will take place tonight from 6-8 p.m. at Crossroads Regional Park. It is hosted by the Mississippi Tobacco Free Coalition for Alcorn & Tippah Counties. Participants are urged to come dressed as zombies. Prizes will be awarded. There will be zombie face painting,…

Community Shares Hopes for Next Alcorn Schools Superintendent

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today About 25 people attended a meeting Tuesday night at the Crossorads Arena convention center to share their thoughts on what qualities they would like to see in the next Alcorn Schools superintendent. Members of the public said they want a superintendent who will: Focus on the…

Suspect Charged With Felony Meth Possession

A Corinth woman was arrested and charged with felony possession of a controlled substance after a traffic stop Wednesday, according to Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell. The suspect, Heather Lynn Whitehurst, 31, was traveling east on U.S. Highway 72 when she was stopped by Deputy Chris Settlemires for improper equipment,…

Glen Auction Offers ‘Awesome Deals’

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A Glen auction house offers fun and great deals, the co-owner said. There are auctions every Tuesday and Saturday night starting at 5:30. The auction has “just about whatever you could imagine,” said co-owner Trish Henderson. Auctions by Rod LLC is located at…

Column: A Star Was Born in Jackson

By Dalton Middleton For Corinth Today After driving 500-plus miles and watching 36 basketball games in the MHSAA state tournament, one thing continues to stand out above the rest in my mind – Kossuth’s Zoe Essary put on an absolute show last week in Jackson. The star freshman put together…