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OSHA fines Corinth company $56,000 for safety violations

Corinth Today CORINTH – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Mississippi Polymers in Corinth for 11 “serious” safety violations. OSHA also proposes fines totaling more than $56,0000 against the company. Mississippi Polymers has 15 business days after receiving the citations and proposed penalties to…

Introducing Corinth Today!

Corinth, today, is a city proud of its past but not resting on it. Corinth, today, is a city full of charm with a vision of where it wants to go, and is already well along that path. Corinth, today, is the seat of a county made up of good…

Alcorn woman earns right to sue Corinth

The Mississippi Supreme Court has ruled that a woman has the right to sue Corinth after her house was twice flooded with sewage in 2012.

The entrepreneur: Biggersville man does what he wants to do

  By M. Scott Morris Corinth Today BIGGERSVILLE – Jay Baxter, 72, said his wife told him he had to quit sometime. “Monday to Friday, I don’t do nothing,” he said. “Saturday and Sunday, I do less.” Baxter said it with a smile, but he wasn’t exactly truthful. A few…

Four injured in Corinth plane crash

By William Moore Corinth Today CORINTH – A Christmas Eve plane crash in Alcorn County sent four people to the hospital, one with serious injuries. The plane, piloted by Dr. David Chase of Booneville, had mechanical problems shortly after takeoff Thursday morning. While attempting to return to Roscoe Turner Airport…

Alcorn County conviction overturned

A Corinth man will get a new trial after the Mississippi Court of Appeals reversed a lower court conviction.

Corinth among three Civil War battlefields to receive grant money

National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis recently announced more than $500,000 in grants from the Land and Water Conservation Fund to help preserve over 180 acres at three of America’s Civil War battlefields threatened with damage or destruction by urban and suburban development including Corinth.

C Spire explains hold on Corinth plan

Corinth was one of a handful of cities across the state last year that qualified for C Spire’s Fiber to the Home program, which brings 1-gigabit Internet speed, super HDTV and home phone service to selected “fiberhoods.”

State prisoners pulled from Alcorn County facility

CORINTH – Disturbing allegations of misconduct, including prisoners with keys to the jail, forced the Mississippi Department of Corrections to remove 233 state inmates Thursday from the Alcorn County Regional Correctional Facility.