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Chance of Snow Sunday in Corinth

There is a chance of snow Sunday morning, according to the National Weather Service. Rain is expected before 4 a.m. Sunday, and then there is a chance of snow. There is a 50 percent chance of snow before 7 a.m. Sunday, according to the forecast. The low temperature Saturday night is…

School Employees Could Be Fired for Failing to Report Bullying Under Bill

School employees could be fired for failing to report bullying under a bill filed in the Mississippi Legislature. The Bullying Deterrent Act would also expand the definition of bullying to include acts that “cause others to harm themselves.” It would also allow schools, school districts and anyone who fails to…

Glidewell Seeks Re-Election as District 4 Alcorn County Supervisor

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Democrat Alcorn County Supervisor Steve Glidewell is seeking re-election to District 4. Glidewell, who is seeking his second term, faces one opponent so far — independent candidate Gary Ross. Glidewell said the financial standing of Alcorn County has greatly improved during his tenure.…

Active Shooters Addressed in School Safety Bill

Schools, Law Enforcement Would Conduct Shooter Drills With Students Present By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today A Mississippi lawmaker has sponsored a bill that would require schools to work with law enforcement to conduct drills addressing active shooters and other emergencies. Students would have to be present when the drills were conducted, according to…

Four-Day School Week Worth Exploring in Alcorn County, Mitchell Says

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Alcorn School District Superintendent Larry Mitchell said a four-day school week is worth studying and exploring. But Corinth School District Superintendent Dr. Lee Childress does not think a four-day school week would be good for Corinth schools. A number of Missouri school districts…

Kimberly-Clark to Close Arkansas Plant — No Specifics on Corinth Plant

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Kimberly-Clark has announced that it will close an Arkansas plant four hours from Corinth. The Conway, Ark. plant will close no later than 2021, according to Kimberly-Clark. Corinth Today on Monday asked Kimberly-Clark for information on whether the Corinth plant would be closed.…

A Beautiful Day in Corinth for a Walk

David Krzyzkowski of Corinth was enjoying the nice weather Tuesday afternoon as he took his dog Harley for a walk on Fillmore Street in downtown Corinth. Krzyzkowski said Harley was a rescue dog that he took in when she showed up at the fire department in the town of Walls…

Corinth Historical Markers Getting Refurbished

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The historical markers that preserve Corinth’s history are getting preserved themselves. Ten of the green informational signs are being refurbished, and some of the posts are being replaced, said Sandy Williams, chairman of C.A.R.E., which is helping fund the project. Other financial supporters…