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Kossuth Band Places Third in State Competition

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today The Kossuth High School Marching Band placed third in the state in its division Saturday in Clinton. The 72-member band competed against 11 other schools in the 3A Division at the state marching championship at Clinton High School. This is the second time in three years that the Aggie Band has […]

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Son of Former Board Member Appointed Region IV Interim Director

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The Region IV Mental Health board is not currently advertising the vacant executive director position and has appointed the son of a former board member as the interim director, officials said. Region IV Mental Health Board Chairman Greg Collier of Tishomingo County said he does “not necessarily” think […]

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Alcorn County Youth Selected for Junior All-American Games in Arizona

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An 11-year-old Alcorn County boy was recently selected to participate in the Junior All-American Games in Mesa, Ariz. John Kendrick Grisham, who attends Alcorn Central Middle School, traveled to Arizona last month to play baseball with youth from across the United States and Canada. Grisham qualified to take part in the Junior All-American Games after […]

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Big Deal: Biggersville Having Historic Season

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By Brad Locke For Corinth Today Big things are happening for Biggersville football. Historic things. Prior to this year, the Lions had achieved just one winning season since 1993. They hadn’t made the playoffs since 1997. Just last year they went 4-7 and finished sixth in Division 1-1A. That was the first season with Stan […]

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Test Drives to Raise Money for ACHS Saturday

On Saturday, people can test drive vehicles to raise money for Alcorn Central High School. It will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the ACHS gym. Long-Lewis Ford-Lincoln will bring vehicles to the school to test drive. Ford will donate $20 to Alcorn Central High School each time a person test drives […]

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Corinth Woman Arrested on Meth Charge in Burnsville

Staff reports A Corinth woman was arrested in Burnsville on Saturday and charged with felony possession of methamphetamine, according to the Tishomingo County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff’s deputies stopped a vehicle on U.S. Highway 72 for a switched tag. During the traffic stop another vehicle stopped behind the deputies. Deputies got consent from both drivers to […]

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Tish County Prosecutor Candidates Miss Campaign Finance Deadline

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Both candidates for prosecuting attorney in Tishomingo County missed the deadline to file campaign finance reports with the circuit clerk’s office, an official said. The campaign finance reports were due at 5 p.m. Tuesday, but the candidates did not get them filed with Tishomingo County Circuit Clerk Donna […]

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Meth Arrest Made After Early Morning Traffic Stop in Alcorn County

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Staff reports An Alcorn County woman was arrested in the early morning hours Sunday for allegedly possessing about eight grams of methamphetamine, Sheriff Ben Caldwell said. Crystal Irons, 32, State Highway 356 West, also had $2,300 in U.S. currency, a sheriff’s office news release said. Irons was arrested after Alcorn County Sheriff’s Deputy Jerry Mayhall […]

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Ten New Eagle Scouts Honored in Corinth

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A special ceremony was held Sunday in Corinth for 10 new Eagle Scouts. The ceremony included the father placing the kerchief on the Eagle Scout and the mother pinning on the medal. The Eagle Scout ceremony took place at Christ United Methodist Church on Shiloh Road and was held in conjunction with the Boy Scout […]

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Magnolia Awarded for Heart Attack Care

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Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth was recently honored by the American College of Cardiology for implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients. “I am very proud of our team and their continued efforts in making our organization one of the top destinations for heart attack care,” said MRHC CEO Ronny Humes. […]

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4-Year-Old Twins Die in Tippah Mobile Home Fire, Coroner Says

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A 4-year-old boy and girl died in a mobile home fire in Tippah County on Sunday afternoon, Coroner Chris McCallister said. The children were twins, McCallister added. The fire happened at around 1 p.m. at a mobile home on State Highway 2 near the Alcorn County line. The […]

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18-Wheeler Crashes Sunday in Corinth

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today  An 18-wheeler driver escaped injury when his truck careened down a hill off U.S. Highway 45 in Corinth on Sunday afternoon. The truck was headed north on Highway 45 when the wreck happened at about 1:45 p.m. just south of the Wenesoga Road exit. The truck came to rest at the […]

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Reception Sunday for Corinth Furniture Craftsman

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An opening reception will be held Sunday from 2-4 p.m. for a Corinth artist who has furniture and paintings on display at the Corinth Artist Guild Gallery on Fillmore Street. James Barker has numerous tables on display at the gallery and pictures of other larger furniture he has crafted. Gallery President James “Sonny” Boatman said […]

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Photo Gallery: Monster Mash in Corinth

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Take a look at these photos of the Monster Mash sponsored by the Magnolia Regional Health Center Pediatric Clinic on Saturday in the C.A.R.E Garden in downtown Corinth. More than 500 children took part. In addition to Magnolia, the event included several other sponsors with proceeds benefiting the Corinth Boys & Girls Club. Organizers said […]

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Hearing Not Scheduled for TCHS Teacher’s Employment Termination

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor There has been no hearing scheduled for a Tishomingo County High School teacher whose employment was terminated last week, the school board’s attorney said Friday. Board attorney Nathaniel Clark would not say whether the teacher had requested a hearing. “There is no hearing currently set,” said Clark. The […]

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‘Dazzling’ Motorcycle Duo Stops in Iuka

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor There was some extra “Dazzle” in Iuka on Friday afternoon. A motorcycle with 10,000 crystals shined in the sunlight in the McDonald’s parking lot. Donna Massey, whose road name is “Dazzle,” and her small dog, Missy, whose road name is “Super Model,” passed through Tishomingo County after riding […]

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Alcorn Teachers Get Grants for Innovative Learning Projects

Staff reports Several Alcorn School District teachers recently received grants from Mississippi Professional Educators to support creative learning projects for their students. Amanda Seago, a fifth- and sixth-grade math and science teacher at Biggersville Elementary, plans to use her grant for a project called “Modular Frame Design.” This project will reinforce mathematical measurement skills and […]

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Corinth Boys & Girls Club Gets Book Boost From Retired Teacher

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The Corinth Boys & Girls Club has a load of new books thanks to a retired teacher and the organization she is a member of. Mary Lynn Shadburn donated dozens of quality books to the Corinth Boys & Girls Club on Thursday morning. “I’m a firm believer in […]

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