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Police Respond to Report of Gunfire

Corinth Police on Thursday around 7 p.m. responded to a report of shots being fired in the area of Proper and Lilac streets. Witnesses said an occupant in a vehicle discharged a firearm several times toward a moving Ford Explorer. The back glass of the Explorer was shattered in the…

Free Concert Saturday at Shiloh Park

A free concert will be held Saturday at Shiloh National Military Park at 5:30 p.m. The 41st Army Jazz Band from Jackson, Miss. will perform as well as special guest Sandy Carroll. There will be artillery demonstrations and a junior ranger booth for children. Attendees are encouraged to bring  lawn…

Meth Suspect Allegedly Threw Gun From Vehicle

The Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Booneville man who allegedly threw a handgun out the window of a vehicle, according to Sheriff Ben Caldwell. The suspect, Patrick Lorenzo McGee, 53, was charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of a controlled substance. Sheriff’s Deputy…

Corinth Man Charged With Sexual Battery

A 35-year-old Corinth man has been charged with sexual battery, according to Corinth Police. The suspect, Fragel Wayne Smith, of County Road 200, was arrested and charged Wednesday. The alleged victim reported that Smith had been making threats toward her on social media, police said. Smith is the alleged victim’s…

Nakagawa to Oversee MRHC Finances

Marc Nakagawa is Magnolia Regional Health Center’s new chief financial officer/senior vice president of finance, the Corinth hospital has announced. Nakagawa will oversee all financial operations for MRHC. He has 16 years in health care finance executive roles and 27 years of total accounting experience. Nakagawa comes to MRHC after…

Name of Man Hit by Truck and Killed Released

The name of a pedestrian who was killed after being hit by a truck in Alcorn County has been released by the Mississippi Highway Patrol. Alex Tyler of Tupelo was the man hit by the truck, according to the MHP.  Tyler was in the middle of the road and was…

Summer Feeding Program Schedule Announced

The Alcorn School District has announced its summer feeding program schedule. All meals are free and to children 18 and under. The summer feeding program will run June 3-27, Monday through Thursday. Below is a schedule with the locations and times of the program. Biggersville Elementary: Breakfast, 7:30 to 8:30;…

Fred’s to Close Corinth Store

The Fred’s store on East Shiloh Road in Corinth is set to close. The closure date is unclear. The company is closing hundreds of locations in numerous states, including 49 in Mississippi. Other nearby Fred’s closings include three in Tupelo as well as locations in Savannah, Tenn. and Selmer, Tenn.…

Corinth School District Receives STEM Grant

The Corinth School District was one of 15 statewide selected to receive grant money for STEM education. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and math. Corinth Elementary and Corinth Middle School were selected for the grant. Corinth and the other 14 school districts will share more than $896,000 in grants…

Three Vehicles Crash in Kossuth Friday

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Officials responded to a three-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 72 West in the Kossuth area Friday around 5:30 p.m. The crash occurred at the U.S. Highway 72 and County Road 605 intersection. It involved two pickup trucks and a car. The extent of the injuries was…