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Corinth Veterans Ride Service Needs More Drivers

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor CORINTH – Parked outside the Alcorn County Courthouse is a humble van that does much to serve veterans in the Corinth area. More volunteer drivers are needed for the service that transports local veterans from the courthouse to the Memphis VA Medical Center, an official said. “We always […]

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City Road Crews Respond to Winter Storm

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As the snow started falling in Corinth early this afternoon, city of Corinth Street Department workers jumped into action treating roads and bridges. Corinth is under a winter storm warning until 6 p.m. Street crews used salt and brine to combat potentially slick conditions.    

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City Ready for Snowstorm

The Corinth-area forecast today calls for snow this afternoon, according to the National Weather Service in Memphis. The city of Corinth Street Department has been making preparations to treat roads if the snow hits the area, according to Street Commissioner Philip Verdung. The snow could be heavy at times, and there could be thunder. Snow […]

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Corinth and Alcorn County School Districts Closed Friday

The Corinth and Alcorn County school districts have announced that schools will be closed today, Jan. 22, due to the winter weather that is expected to hit the area.

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Corinth Street Department Prepares for Winter Storm

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The city of Corinth Street Department is keeping a close eye on the winter storm that seems to be headed this way. Motorists should stay off the roads if possible if heavy winter weather hits the area, an official said. “There is no sense in getting out if […]

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UPDATE: Corinth Under Winter Storm Warning Until 6 p.m.

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Corinth is under a winter storm warning until 6 p.m., according to the the National Weather Service in Memphis. Snow and sleet accumulation of 3 to 5 inches is possible today in Corinth.   Saturday the high is expected to be around 32 with a low of 14 Saturday night. The high Sunday is 38, […]

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OSHA fines Corinth company $56,000 for safety violations

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Corinth Today CORINTH – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Mississippi Polymers in Corinth for 11 “serious” safety violations. OSHA also proposes fines totaling more than $56,0000 against the company. Mississippi Polymers has 15 business days after receiving the citations and proposed penalties to comply with OSHA’s findings, request […]

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Introducing Corinth Today!

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Corinth, today, is a city proud of its past but not resting on it. Corinth, today, is a city full of charm with a vision of where it wants to go, and is already well along that path. Corinth, today, is the seat of a county made up of good people who know the importance […]

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Alcorn County Sunday night fire kills two

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Fire officials are still trying to determine what caused a Sunday night fire that killed two people in Rienzi.

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Alcorn woman earns right to sue Corinth

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The Mississippi Supreme Court has ruled that a woman has the right to sue Corinth after her house was twice flooded with sewage in 2012.

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Corinth nurse charged with Medicaid fraud

An Alcorn County nurse practitioner turned herself into authorities Friday.

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The entrepreneur: Biggersville man does what he wants to do

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  By M. Scott Morris Corinth Today BIGGERSVILLE – Jay Baxter, 72, said his wife told him he had to quit sometime. “Monday to Friday, I don’t do nothing,” he said. “Saturday and Sunday, I do less.” Baxter said it with a smile, but he wasn’t exactly truthful. A few minutes later, he answered a […]

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Corinth woman charged with sale of controlled substance

A Corinth woman has been arrested in Monroe County on a possession charge.

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Four injured in Corinth plane crash

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By William Moore Corinth Today CORINTH – A Christmas Eve plane crash in Alcorn County sent four people to the hospital, one with serious injuries. The plane, piloted by Dr. David Chase of Booneville, had mechanical problems shortly after takeoff Thursday morning. While attempting to return to Roscoe Turner Airport just outside of Corinth, the […]

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