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Amory Hospital Files for Bankruptcy

By Michaela Gibson Morris and Ray Van Dusen For Corinth Today Gilmore Memorial Hospital, its parent company Curae Health and its two other Mississippi hospitals filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday. A Curae Health statement released by Gilmore Memorial Hospital said that day-to-day operations at Gilmore and its affiliated…

Corinth Hospital CFO Announces Resignation

Brian Craven, Magnolia Regional Health Center’s chief financial officer, has announced his resignation, a hospital statement released Wednesday morning said. Here is the statement issued by MRHC: “Brian Craven, Chief Financial Officer, formally announced his resignation from Magnolia Regional Health Center effective September 28,” said Ronny Humes, CEO at Magnolia…

After a Half-Century of Coaching, Plummer Still a Corinth Warrior at Heart

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Coach Johnny Plummer loves Corinth. He had never been to Alcorn County prior to taking his first coaching job after graduating from Mississippi College. Plummer was recruited to coach at Corinth because of his long list of qualifications, including playing ball for the…

When Will Marshalls Open in Corinth?

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor From the outside of the building, it appears that the Marshalls department store on U.S. 72 East could open any day. A brand new Marshalls sign, paint job and building facade make it appear as though the ribbon cutting could happen this week.…

Local Businesses Help Corinth’s Online Newspaper Celebrate Milestone

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Corinth Today and several local businesses this week presented four area residents with gift certificates to celebrate Alcorn County’s No. 1 online news source reaching 15,000 Facebook followers. Corinth Today thanks all of the readers, advertisers and other supporters who have made this achievement possible. We…

North Corinth Christian Academy Raising Money for New AC/Heater

North Corinth Christian Academy is selling 8-10-pound Boston Butts to raise money for a new air conditioner/heater Tuesday through Aug. 30. The cost is $30. Stop by the school office at 3311 N. Polk St. or call 662-287-1984 to make a donation. Contact Jennifer Wooten at 662-808-2002 for more information.

Whitfield Nursing Home Has Heart for Service

Whitfield Family Has Served Corinth Over 90 Years By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor There are many reasons Whitfield Nursing Home on Proper Street in Corinth is a great place for loved ones. Its smaller size allows for a beneficial staff-to-resident ratio, Administrator Jennie Whitfield said. Whitfield Nursing Home…

Public Invited to Audition for ‘Oklahoma!’ at Blue Mountain

The public is invited to audition for roles in Blue Mountain College’s upcoming production of “Oklahoma!” Auditions are Aug. 16 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Garrett Hall auditorium and will consist of acting, singing and movement. Complete audition information is at http://www.bmc.edu/bmc_theatre.asp. People of high school age and older…

Eight New West Nile Cases Reported in State

Peak WNV Season Is Now Eight new human cases of West Nile virus were recently reported in Mississippi, bringing the state’s total to 21 so far this year. Human cases have been reported in the counties of Adams (two), Calhoun, Copiah, Forrest, (two), Hinds (eight), Itawamba, Jones, Madison, Marion, Oktibbeha,…

Corinth Man Indicted on Meth Charge

A 55-year-old Corinth man has been indicted on a methamphetamine charge, court records show. Stuart Kevin Holley, of County Road 408, allegedly sold, bartered, transferred, distributed or dispensed meth, the indictment charges. The indictment alleges that the amount of meth involved was at least two grams but less than 10…

Magnolia Hospital Foundation Acquires Five Properties in Eight Months

Most of the Properties Are on Alcorn Drive by the Hospital By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Magnolia Regional Health Center Foundation Inc. acquired five properties between October and May, public records show. Four of the five acquisitions were for properties on Alcorn Drive near the hospital. (Photos below).…