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Estimated 35 Percent of Local Households Lack Broadband Subscriptions

Up to 19.9 percent in poverty in county By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today The U.S. Census Bureau on Thursday released new county-level data for five years (2013-2017) measuring dozens of issues ranging from poverty to broadband Internet subscriptions. Mississippi is among the states nationally with the lowest levels of broadband Internet…

Lighting of the Park Thursday in Corinth

The annual lighting of the park will be Thursday at 6 p.m. at Crossroads Regional Park in Corinth. There will be Christmas music, candy and hot chocolate. Crossroads Poetry Project President Autry Davis, also known as “Poetry Man,” will read Christmas stories. The park is decorated with many displays, and…

FCA at Alcorn Central High Packs 104 Christmas Boxes

Students support Operation Christmas Child The Fellowship of Christian Athletes at Alcorn Central High School participated in Operation Christmas Child for the third year in a row. FCA President John Mask along with other FCA officers and representatives organized the event. FCA Sponsor Mallory Hamlin McPhail encouraged students and teachers…

Woman Charged With Aggravated Assault in Alleged Vehicle Incident

A 33-year-old Corinth woman has been charged with aggravated assault and motor vehicle theft. Kristy Lambert allegedly took possession of a male acquaintance’s vehicle at Corinth Inn & Suites on U.S. Highway 72 this month, according to Corinth Police Department Detective Capt. Dell Green. The male reached into the vehicle…

Southern Devil Scorpions Call Tish County Home

Has Painful, But Not Dangerous Sting By Ms. Bonnie A. Coblentz MSU Extension Service While scorpions frequently live in hot and dry areas, at least two scorpion species are at home in Mississippi’s often cold and wet climate. Jerome Goddard, medical entomologist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, identified…

Opioid Treatment Program in Corinth a ‘Total Success,’ Official Says

Medication, Therapy Program Undergoes Expansion  By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor “Countless people” have been helped by a growing Corinth program that combines medication and therapy to fight opioid use disorder, an official said. Medication-Assisted Treatment is expanding in Corinth and will now be administered in Region IV’s inpatient…

Photos: KES Cafeteria Shows Love With Christmas Decorations

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today “It’s so beautiful!” a pre-kindergarten student exclaimed in amazement as she entered the Kossuth Elementary School cafeteria Monday morning. (Photo Gallery Below) KES cafeteria employees and family members came in over Thanksgiving break and spent their own money  to elaborately decorate the cafeteria for Christmas. The…

High School Students Can Win $10,000 in Opioid Prevention Video Contest

Deadline to enter is March 6 Local high school students have a chance to win $10,000 and make a statement in the national opioid epidemic. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has announced a contest in which high school students from across the nation create 30-60-second public service announcements. The videos…

Cyber Monday Safe Shopping Tips

Beware of ads on social media, agency says The U.S. Department of Commerce offers these tips for Cyber Monday shoppers: While looking for deals online, be sure to protect yourself: Beware of ads on search engines or social media — Scammers advertise popular items at deep discounts, but fail to…