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Police, Firefighters Help Special Needs Disney Trip

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The Corinth Police Department, fire department, Mickey and Minnie Mouse are all coming together to help special needs children go to Disney World. The police department and fire department will face off against each other in a softball game Sept. 23 at 1 p.m. at the big baseball field at the Corinth city park. There […]

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ACHS Project Reminds Students They Are ‘Beautiful’

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Girls at Alcorn Central High School receive an important reminder every day. “You Are Beautiful.” Those words were painted over the girls’ bathroom mirrors by senior Lilian Turner, and she plans to put positive messages in the other three girls bathrooms as well. Amy Smith, a librarian and […]

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Sept. 11 Victims Remembered at Alcorn County Courthouse

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Alcorn County residents are remembering the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks with an event from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday in front of the Alcorn County Courthouse. “Whoever wants to come up may read whatever out of the Bible they want, share a prayer, sing a hymn, whatever […]

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Van Crashes Into Corinth Apartment Monday Morning

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A minivan crashed into an apartment on Levee Road in Corinth at about 10 a.m. Monday. The driver was transported to the hospital by ambulance. Three people were inside the apartment when the van crashed into the building. The people inside the apartment were unhurt. David Peters was sitting […]

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Photos: Alcorn County Delta Waterfowl Holds Banquet, Heroes Hunt

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Take a look at the below photos from the Alcorn County Delta Waterfowl sponsor appreciation dinner Friday at Quail Hollow Ranch in Ramer, Tenn. U.S. Sen Roger Wicker, R-Miss., was the keynote speaker. Wicker’s father, former Circuit Court Judge Fred Wicker, was also honored as the distinguished hero of the year. Delta […]

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Photos: Life Tabernacle Honors Emergency Responders

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Life Tabernacle Pentecostal Church in Corinth on Saturday held an appreciation meal for firefighters, law enforcement, EMTs and other responders who put their lives on the line for the community. “We just felt like honoring them for their service,” said Life Tabernacle Pastor Jonathan McGaughy. This is the second year the […]

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High School Football Roundup

Kossuth 34, Tishomingo County 0: Five different Aggies got in the act, scoring touchdowns as they improved to 3-1. Isaiah Hill opened the scoring with a 55-yard fumble return. Zack Mitchell, Matthew Bobo, Austin Higgs and Kota Wichita added rushing TDs. Tish County (1-3) trailed only 7-0 at halftime. Biggersville 14, Tupelo Christian Preparatory School 7: Biggersville […]

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Corinth Man Races Cars for NFL Player

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A Corinth man and professional football player have a unique friendship. Shawn Ayers of Corinth drag races for Cox Racing, which is owned by Fletcher Cox, defensive tackle for the Philadelphia Eagles. “We enjoy a lot of time together at the racetrack and off the racetrack, too,” Ayers […]

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Corinth Chargers Help Youth Succeed On and Off the Field

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor As a children’s therapist, Xavier Neal knows kids need positive reinforcement. Neal and Red Clark are owners of the Corinth Chargers peewee football team, which has a big game Saturday against the Columbus Cowboys. “All the community’s support is going to be needed to root them on,” Neal […]

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Man Shot Thursday in Downtown Corinth Area

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A man was shot in the abdomen area in an incident on Third Street in Corinth on Thursday afternoon, according to Police Chief Ralph Dance. It appears a man in the driver’s seat of a car may have shot a man who walked up to the vehicle, Dance […]

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Alcorn County Fair Schedule, Sept. 14-16

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The Alcorn County Fair will take place Sept. 14-16 on the Crossroads Arena grounds. Here is the schedule of events: Thursday, September 14, 2017: Admission $5 – 5 and under Free Baked Goods Registration – 9:00 am – 12:00 noon Canned Goods Registration – 9:00am – 12:00 noon Excel by 5 Youth Health Screening (Concourse) […]

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Corinth Event Will Celebrate Recovery, Offer Hope

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Recovery from drug and alcohol and addiction will be celebrated Friday, Sept. 15 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with lots of fun activities at Crossroads Regional Park in Corinth. The event, sponsored by Region IV, will give those in recovery a chance to celebrate their new lives and provide people […]

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Corinth Hog Wild Festival Moved to Spring, Will Be ‘Rebranded’

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Staff reports The Corinth Hog Wild barbecue festival is being moved to the spring and will also see a number of other changes. The festival has been taking place for 26 years and normally occurs the first weekend in October. The event is being “rebranded, renamed and will shift the focus from a festival to […]

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Museum Photo Contest Deadline Monday

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Monday at 4 p.m. is the submission deadline for the Crossroads Museum’s photography contest. Photos may be submitted in person or mailed to Crossroads Museum, 221 N Fillmore St., Corinth, MS. 38834. Entries will not be accepted at the Alcorn County Fair. Click here for the application link. Photos must be submitted unframed and unmated as […]

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