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Fire Destroys House in Farmington Sunday

The cause of fire that destroyed a house in the Farmington area Sunday night was unknown, an official said. Farmington Fire Chief Jeremy Childers said the fire was reported at around 10:20 p.m. on County Road 100. No one was injured in the fire that completely destroyed the house, which…

Ex-Farmington Fire Chief Ordered to Pay $103,000 for Embezzlement Charge

Charge Will Be Dismissed if Boren Completes Judge’s Order By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Former Farmington Volunteer Fire Department Chief David Boren was ordered Thursday by an Alcorn County judge to pay more than $103,000 in restitution to the fire department for an embezzlement charge. Boren, 48, of…

MRHC to Hold Job Fair July 26 and 28

Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth will hold a two-day job fair next week. The first day will be Thursday, July 26, from 4-7 p.m, The other day will be Saturday, July 28, from 8 a.m. to noon. It will be held at the hospital, and those attending should come…

Shiloh Apothecary Is ‘Like Coming Home’

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Shiloh Apothecary on East Shiloh Road in Corinth is steadily growing. Many customers are happy that Shiloh Apothecary is keeping the hometown pharmacy tradition alive. Customer Mary Jane Marlar said she loves Shiloh Apothecary because “everyone is so nice and caring.” It was…

UM Campus Police Take Part in Active Shooter Training

Campus Ranked Among Safest in Nation, Officials Say Officers with the University of Mississippi Police Department are being trained to respond quickly and effectively to possible active shooter situations. The training is mandatory for all UPD officers, and the curriculum includes classroom lecture, instructor demonstration and force-on-force scenario-based application. “Our officers are…

Casabella to Serve Eight Years in Prison

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A former school administration official was sentenced to serve eight years in prison Monday morning for child sex crimes. Michael Shane Casabella appeared in an orange jumpsuit in Alcorn County Circuit Court with his attorneys as Circuit Court Judge Jim Pounds handed down…