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Two Aldermen Races on Ballot as Candidate Filing Closes in Corinth

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The qualifying period for city of Corinth elections closed at 5 p.m. Friday, and there are races for two seats on the board of aldermen. No one filed to run against Mayor Tommy Irwin and Police Chief Ralph Dance, who both filed as…

Log Truck Crashes Near Kossuth Friday

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Officials responded to a log truck rollover crash on State Highway 2 near Kossuth on Friday at about 2 p.m. An 18-wheeler truck carrying a load of timber rolled on its side and came to rest on the side of a hill. Timber spilled out of…

Moving from Government Housing to Self Sufficiency Is Program’s Goal

Staff reports A national demonstration program to reduce the reliance on HUD-assisted housing by promoting self-sufficiency kicked off Thursday in Detroit. Seventeen communities around the country have been selected as EnVision Center demonstration cities. The goal is to empower people to leave HUD housing and “become responsible homeowners and renters…

Corinth Man Charged With False Pretense for Alleged Use of Minnesota Business Account

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A Corinth man was recently arrested for allegedly using the account of a Minnesota business to make unauthorized purchases totaling around $1,900 at a Corinth auto parts store, police said. A woman connected to the case was also arrested and charged with possession…

Avectus Acquired by New Jersey Company

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Avectus Healthcare Solutions, which employs about 285 in Corinth, has been acquired by a world-renowned New Jersey-based company that helps businesses succeed in the digital economy. Louisville, Ky.-based Bolder Healthcare Solutions, which previously owned Avectus on Tate Street in Corinth, was recently acquired…

High-Speed Internet ‘Crisis’ Hits Alcorn County, State Official Says

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The lack of high-speed Internet in Alcorn County is an “infrastructure crisis,” a state official told the Alcorn County Board of Supervisors on Monday morning. “The demand for this service from your constituents is not going to get slower,” Northern District Public Service…

Corinth Hospital Closes Rienzi Clinic

Staff reports Magnolia Regional Health Center closed its Rienzi clinic Thursday after about 24 years due to declining patient volumes, a hospital spokesman said. “For years, we have been trying to support the clinic with declining volumes,” MRHC spokesman Ben Tucker said in a statement. “We tried to make changes…

Race for Ward 1 Alderman Develops in Corinth

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A race has developed for the Ward 1 alderman seat in Corinth. Incumbent Republican Alderman Andrew “Bubba” Labas will face independent candidate Chris Wilson. Wilson, a nurse anesthetist at Magnolia Regional Health Center, said he is seeking a seat on the Corinth Board…