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Woman Proposes Closing Three County High Schools, Building One Large One

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A local woman Thursday night proposed closing Kossuth, Biggersville and Alcorn Central high schools and building one large high school where those students would go. “This would replace all those high schools,” the woman, Jodie Fiveash, told Corinth Today after an Alcorn County School Board meeting. The estimate […]

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Bluegrass Concert Saturday in Corinth to Benefit Relay for Life

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Six bluegrass bands will take the stage this Saturday at the American Legion in Corinth, and all proceeds go to Alcorn County Relay for Life. This is the 10th year pancreatic cancer survivor Lanell Coln of Corinth has put on the event, and she started it years before […]

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Alcorn County Jail Docket March 6-9

Steven James Mills, 49, Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office, domestic aggravated assault; Anjana Seymore Saunders, 20, Corinth Police, warrant-old fines; Brooklyn Nyzell Traylor, 17, Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office, murder; Micah Allan Bostic, Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office, capital murder; Stanley Joel Hubbard Jr., 34, Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office, felony possession of controlled substance, possession of meth, child […]

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Photos: Vehicle Rolls Into Water Wednesday Night

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A vehicle rolled over into a ditch containing water on Highway 2 in Alcorn County Wednesday night around 8:45. The driver, Timothy Spivey of Ripley, said his girlfriend was taken away by ambulance. He said he does not think her physical injuries were that bad but said she […]

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Shiloh Road Section Reopens to Traffic

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A section of Shiloh Road that has been closed since last week reopened Wednesday. The road was closed to allow 180 feet of new pipe to be installed in the area. Prior to the project, part of the road was starting to cave in due to holes in […]

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Homestead Exemption Filing Deadline Nears

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The Alcorn County Tax Assessor’s Office encourages people to take advantage of the homestead exemption to save money on property taxes. For instance, someone with a $100,000 home in the county without homestead would pay $1,665 in property tax while someone with the exemption would pay about $810, […]

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Boy Scouts Learn About Police Work

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Corinth Police Officer Lane Fowler visited with members of Boy Scout Troop 27 from First Presbyterian Church. The troop took a tour of the police department Tuesday. Fowler, who is the middle school D.A.R.E officer, said he enjoys interacting with the children.

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Alcorn County Voters Support Trump, Clinton

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Alcorn County voters supported Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton in Tuesday’s presidential primary election. Trump and Clinton also won the state as a whole, according to state and national news reports. The voter turnout in Alcorn County was about 29 percent with 6,930 ballots cast, not […]

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Dryer Exhaust Hoses, Vents Should Be Cleaned to Prevent Fires, Biggersville Official Says

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Jonathan Rider with Biggersville Fire & Rescue wants to remind residents that it is a good idea to clean out dryer exhaust vents and hoses during spring cleaning to help prevent fires. Biggersville and Kossuth firefighters responded to a dryer-related fire at a mobile home park on County Road 520 Sunday evening. Fortunately, the maintenance […]

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Alcorn County Jail Docket, Feb. 29-March 7

Brandon Jaton Spence, 35, Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office, credit card fraud, grand larceny; Tiffany B. Ayers, 21, Corinth Police, (warrant) contempt of court; Timothy Bray Story, 38, Farmington Police, trespassing; Michael Brandon Johnson, 36, Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office, possession of paraphernalia; John Myers Huggins, 45, Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office, possession of meth, possession of marijuana; […]

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Mother of Suspect in Aggravated DUI Case Speaks Out

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The mother of a man accused of aggravated DUI is “very disappointed” that she learned about the wreck on Facebook, but the highway patrol said it was not required to notify her. “I don’t think that a parent should have to learn about their son being involved in […]

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Corinth Boys to Play McComb for State Basketball Championship

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The Corinth boys basketball team will play for the state 4A championship on Thursday in Jackson. On Monday night, the Warriors won their semifinal game against Leake Central 52-38. The Warriors will play McComb Thursday at the Mississippi Coliseum. In other action, the Biggersville girls lost their semifinal game Monday to Bogue Chitto 77-40.

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Man Charged With Aggravated DUI Expected to Appear in Court Tuesday

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A 28-year-old Iuka man charged with two counts of aggravated DUI (maiming) in connection with a wreck that sent two women to the hospital early Saturday is expected to appear in Alcorn County Justice Court on Tuesday. According to the highway patrol, it appeared Zachary Crum was traveling westbound when he apparently rear-ended a westbound 2006 […]

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Man Charged With Aggravated DUI in Connection With Saturday Crash

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A 28-year-old Iuka man has been charged with two counts of aggravated DUI (DUI maiming) in connection with a crash that occurred early Saturday morning in Alcorn County and sent two women to the hospital. Highway patrol troopers charged Zachary Crum Monday morning, and he remains in the Alcorn County Jail awaiting an arraignment. The […]

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