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Mother of Missing Man Awaits DNA Test Results on Remains

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The mother of a man who went missing over a month ago said her son called her every day. Constance Bean Hill, the mother of Jay Hill, 33, said the last day she saw and talked to her son was Aug. 8. On Friday, about 36 days later, […]

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Body Could Be Son of Corinth Alderman

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By William Moore For Corinth Today TUPELO – Law enforcement officials are trying to verify the identity of a body found inside a burnt car in rural Lee County late last week. The remains could belong to Jay C. Hill, 33, the son of a Corinth alderman who was last seen in the Tupelo area […]

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Body Found In Burnt Car, Vehicle Belonged to Person Reported Missing

Staff reports TUPELO – Law enforcement is trying to verify the identity of a body found inside a burnt car in rural Lee County late last week. According to Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson, a farmer looking for a lost cow in a rural area on the Lee-Pontotoc county line discovered a burned out car […]

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Human Remains Found in Verona, DNA Testing Being Conducted

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green said human remains were found Thursday in Verona. DNA testing is being conducted to confirm the identity, Green added. She did not release further information.

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Circumstances Around Death Appear ‘Suspicious,’ Officials Await Autopsy

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today A female was discovered deceased at a residence on County Road 182 on Sunday afternoon. The circumstances surrounding the case appear “suspicious,” but officials are awaiting the results of an autopsy to be conducted at the State Crime Lab in Pearl, Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell said. Melvania Brumfield, 44, was […]

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Man Shot in Leg in Hotel Parking Lot, Corinth Police Say

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Corinth Police responded to an incident early Sunday in which a man was shot in the leg, Detective Heather Russell said. The incident occurred in the parking lot at Corinth Inn & Suites on Highway 72, said Russell. The man who was shot was transported by ambulance to Magnolia Regional Health […]

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Corinth Man Arrested on Meth, Firearm Charges

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Staff reports A 37-year-old Corinth man was arrested last week on charges of possession of methamphetamine and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. The methamphetamine charge against the suspect, Justin H. Darrell, of County Road 105, was also enhanced since he was allegedly in possession of a firearm in his pocket. The serial […]

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Rollover Crash Occurs Sunday in Rienzi Area

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Officials responded to a one-vehicle rollover crash at about 9:30 p.m. Sunday in the Rienzi area. A man and woman were transported to Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth with what appeared to be minor injuries, said Biggersville Fire & Rescue Deputy Chief Kerry Cummings. The wreck happened […]

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Photo Gallery: Alcorn County Fair Pet Show

Take a look a these photos from the Alcorn County Fair Pet Show on Saturday at the Crossroads Arena.  The contest was sponsored by Alcorn County Circuit Clerk Joe Caldwell and Tanya Watson with Pampered Pet Care. The categories were Prettiest Pet, Best Personality, Best Dressed and Cutest Canine.

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Bella, Southern Style Supreme Champs at Alcorn County Fair

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor An Angus heifer called Bella and a Hereford bull named Southern Style took Supreme champion honors at the Alcorn County Fair Cattle Show on Saturday. There were about 195 head of cattle in this year’s show, and it was the largest to date for the Alcorn County Fair. […]

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Biggersville Lions 4-0 for First Time Since 2010

Staff reports The Biggersville Lions football team crushed Rossville (Tenn.) Christian Academy 59-6 Friday night. It was Biggersville’s homecoming game, and it brought the Lions to 4-0 for the first time since 2010. In the first quarter, Quamon Davis scored on a 20-yard touchdown run, and Quinton Knight was good on the point after. Later […]

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Bobo, Aggies Bruise Bulldogs

By Brad Locke For Corinth Today KOSSUTH – The Matthew Bobo triple threat was in full effect Friday night. And really, so was everything else for Kossuth. Bobo, a junior quarterback and defensive back, accounted for three touchdowns as Kossuth steamrolled New Albany 45-7. Bobo rushed for a touchdown, threw for another, and returned an […]

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Photo Gallery: Kossuth High School Homecoming Parade

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Take a look at these photos from the Kossuth High School homecoming parade on Friday.

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Cattle Show Saturday at Alcorn County Fair

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor About 200 animals have been registered for the Alcorn County Fair Cattle Show, which starts at 9 a.m. Saturday. This will be a large cattle show with participants from throughout Mississippi and Tennessee, said Alcorn County Agent Patrick Poindexter. This year, the cattle show will take place indoors […]

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