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Corinth Civitan Club Awards Scholarships

The Corinth Civitan Club on Wednesday presented college scholarships to local high school seniors. The Civitan scholarships are named in honor of the late Roscoe Turner, a famous airplane pilot from Alcorn County. The scholarships were for $750 each. A $500 Jr. Civitan Club scholarship was also awarded. From left…

Longtime MRHC Board Member Resigning

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A longtime Corinth hospital board member is resigning. Dr. Tommy Alexander, a county-appointee to the hospital board, has been on the board for around 27 years. Magnolia Regional Health Center CEO Ronny Humes was notified of Alexander’s resignation from the board Thursday. Humes…

Selmer Splash Pad to Open Soon

The Selmer splash pad is getting ready to open. It could be open as early as Friday weather permitting but will be open for sure by Monday. Selmer’s city pool will open May 28. The Selmer splash pad is located at 220 E. Court Ave., and the pool is located…

Rienzi Woman Charged After Crash, MHP Says

An 18-year-old Rienzi woman was taken into custody after a two-vehicle wreck early Tuesday in Alcorn County, according to the Mississippi Highway Patrol. Abigail Reynolds was charged with misdemeanors after the wreck, which occurred on State Highway 356, according to the MHP. The highway patrol responded to the crash at…

Local Award-Winning Poems Featured in New Book

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The new Crossroads Poetry Project book features award-winning poems written by local children and adults. Autry Davis with the Crossroads Poetry Project is pleased with the quality of poems submitted in this year’s contest. “They’re good,” he said. “I like being surprised, and…

ACHS Val, Sal Are Announced

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The valedictorian and salutatorian for Alcorn Central High School have been announced. John Mask is the ACHS valedictorian, and Rebekah Fields is the salutatorian. Both of them have been attending Alcorn Central schools since kindergarten. Coming to the end of the journey is…

Man Indicted for Allegedly Possessing Gun After Felony

A Corinth man has been indicted by an Alcorn County Grand Jury for allegedly possessing a firearm after being convicted of a felony. Derrick Darnell Carpenter, 31, allegedly possessed a 9-millimeter pistol on Aug. 16, 2018, the indictment charges. Carpenter was convicted of DUI 3rd in Alcorn County Circuit Court…