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‘We Love to Read,’ Corinth Mom Says

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Four-year-old Lyla Reed of Corinth loves to read a children’s book series about a pigeon. She was at the Corinth Library with her 6-month-old sister, Lydia, and their mom, Amy, on Friday looking for some exciting stories. “We love to read,” said Amy,…

Corinth Hospital Board Rejects Bids for Intravenous Therapy Renovation Project

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor -Rheumatologist to Join MRHC in August A proposed renovation and expansion to the intravenous therapy facility at Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth is on hold after all bids for the project came in high. The MRHC Board of Trustees recently received seven…

Sears Hometown Store Closing in Corinth

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The Corinth Sears Hometown Store is closing, a spokeswoman said Wednesday. Early this month, Sears Hometown announced that the prior franchise owner and operator, Harley Davis, was no longer affiliated with the Corinth store. The company planned for the Sears Hometown Store in…

Alcorn County Man Indicted on Meth Charge

Staff reports A 52-year-old Corinth man has been indicted on a methamphetamine charge. Freddie Wayne Smith, of County Road 537, allegedly sold, bartered, transferred, distributed or dispensed meth to a confidential informant in June 2017 in Alcorn County, circuit court records show. The amount of meth involved was at least…

Rooster to Raise the Roof Saturday

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The fourth annual Rooster Run to be held Saturday in the Gift Bottom community of Alcorn County will feature live music, barbecue, a chicken grilling contest, corn hole and washer tournaments, a 5k run/walk, vendors, political speakers, bounce houses, pony rides, petting zoo,…

CHS STAR Student Has Bright Future

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Ronald Reagan, Eric Clapton and George Orwell are not often mentioned in the same sentence. But Corinth High School STAR Student William H. Davis III admires these diverse personalities. Just as the above-mentioned famous people have pursued excellence in their own ways, Davis…

Corinth Men Indicted on Gun Charges

Staff reports Two Corinth men have been indicted in separate cases on charges of felon in possession of firearms. Devin Avery, 27, allegedly possessed a .40-caliber handgun Aug. 21, 2017, according to Count 1 of the indictment. Count 2 alleges that Avery also possessed a Glock 23 handgun on the…

CHS Salutatorian Drewry Perseveres

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Corinth High School Salutatorian Lauren Kate Drewry knows how to succeed. Drewry was ranked sixth in her class when she was a freshman, but she was determined to reach the No. 1 or 2 spot. Her speech at Friday night’s graduation ceremony at…

Alcorn Deputies Visit Lemonade Stand

These Corinth boys had a visit from some very important customers at their lemonade stand Tuesday. Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office deputies enjoyed a cup of lemonade as they visited with the young entrepreneurs. Back row from left are deputies Adam Zellner, Bryon Parker, Tim Boggs and Shane Stegall. The boys…

Two New Principals Named in Kossuth Schools

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor There will be two new principals in the Alcorn School District when school starts back. Sam Roberts will be the new Kossuth High School principal, and Alex Bondurant will be the new Kossuth Middle School principal, Superintendent Larry Mitchell said Monday. Roberts was…