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Emergency Officials Respond to Wreck on U.S. 45 Wednesday

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today There were no major injuries in a wreck on U.S. Highway 45 at the Rienzi crossing on Wednesday afternoon. The wreck involved two vehicles and reportedly a tractor. One of the vehicles was occupied by a mom from Florida and her two small children. The other vehicle had a Prentiss County […]

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Driver Transported to Hospital After Wreck Near Rienzi Early Wednesday

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A female motorist was transported to Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth with apparent minor injuries after a one-vehicle wreck in Alcorn County shortly after midnight Wednesday, officials said. The wreck occurred near a curve on County Road 518 west of Rienzi, and the vehicle came to rest […]

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Children, Others Escape Injury in Biggersville Wreck

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Everyone involved in a two-vehicle wreck involving an SUV and an 18-wheeler on U.S. Highway 45 South on Tuesday night managed to avoid serious injury, an official said. The wreck occurred by the Highway 45 Truck Stop at around 10:15 p.m. There were two adults and two small […]

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ALDI Plans to Open Corinth Store

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today The national grocery store chain ALDI plans to open a Corinth location in the fall, according to a company official. “We’re planning to open a new store in Corinth during the fall of this year, but we’re still finalizing the details,” said Troy Marshall, vice president with the ALDI Mt. Juliet […]

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Corinth Water Department Achieves Perfect Score

Corinth Gas & Water Department scored a perfect five on its drinking water inspection for the second year in a row. The Mississippi Department of Health evaluates drinking water systems on a five-point scale with a five being a perfect score. The evaluation consists of three categories: Technical, Managerial, and Financial. Corinth Gas & Water […]

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Kossuth Seeks More Children to Sign Up for Pre-K

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today  Kossuth Elementary School is looking for more children to sign up for pre-kindergarten for the upcoming school year. Parents who want to sign their child up for pre-K at Kossuth Elementary should call the school at (662) 286-2761. The sooner parents call the better, said Principal Charla Essary. About 10 more […]

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Corinth Library Summer Program Starts Wednesday

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The Corinth Library’s summer program starts on Wednesday. On Wednesday at 1 p.m. there will be fun and building games with library staff. And on Friday at 10 a.m. there will be classic Disney movies for children played on an 8 millimeter projector. The summer library program will also continue next week on July 19 […]

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Corinth Man Thinks Fire That Damaged Mobile Home Was Intentional

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A Corinth man said he thinks someone intentionally set a fire that badly damaged his mobile home early Monday at a trailer park on Miller Road. David Keenum said he woke up, heard a sound and saw flames. Keenum, 58, said he escaped the mobile home by exiting […]

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Woman Dies After Farmington Crash, Coroner Says

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today A woman who was in a one-vehicle wreck in Farmington last week passed away Friday, Alcorn County Coroner Jay Jones said. Jessica Wilson, 30, passed away at Regional One Health in Memphis, Jones said. Wilson was in a crash on County Road 223 in Farmington early Friday and was underneath the […]

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Neighbor Raises Concerns About Townhome Development at Former Trailer Park Site

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A woman who lives next to a former trailer park site that is being cleared to make way for a townhome development on Bradley Road raised concerns about the project Thursday. One of her daughters lived in one of the mobile homes and had to move because of […]

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Corinth, Alcorn Pre-K Students Score Among Top on Readiness Assessment

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Corinth and Alcorn School District officials are pleased with how well children performed on a spring assessment that tested whether students are ready for kindergarten. Corinth and Alcorn County pre-K students were part of a group of schools that ranked second for kindergarten readiness. Corinth School District Superintendent […]

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Photos: Westside Trailer Park Cleared for Townhomes

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Land is being cleared at the former Westside Trailer Park for a new 40-unit townhome development on Bradley Road. Take a look at these photos of the work that was being done at the site on Thursday afternoon.

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Woman Was Under Burning Vehicle After Farmington Crash, Official Says

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A female was seriously injured in a fiery one-vehicle wreck on County Road 223 in Farmington early Friday, an official said. The driver was underneath the burning car after the wreck, said Farmington Fire Chief Jeremy Childers, who responded to the scene. The vehicle was still on its […]

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City of Corinth Officials Vote to Demolish Playground

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The Corinth Board of Aldermen on Wednesday night voted to demolish the dated playground at Crossroads Regional Park in Corinth. City officials also plan to send a letter to the Alcorn County supervisors asking them to follow the city’s lead. Corinth Mayor Tommy Irwin said the playground is […]

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