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Civitan Scholarships to Help Students Achieve College Education Goals

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The Corinth Civitan Club on Wednesday awarded scholarships to four local high school seniors to assist with their college education. The Civitan scholarship fund is named in honor of famous pilot Roscoe Turner, who was a Corinth native. “He was a very interesting…

Photo Gallery: Outdoor Movie in Downtown Corinth

Photos by Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today The free outdoor movie put on by Main Street Corinth last Friday drew a big crowd to the C.A.R.E. Garden by the Depot. Families had picnics, children played and adults visited at the event, which is called Films on Fillmore. “The Good Dinosaur” was shown,…

Retiring Alcorn School District Employees Recognized

Alcorn School District Superintendent Larry Mitchell recognized many retiring employees at the school board meeting on Monday. Mitchell said the employees touched many lives and influenced children in a positive manner. Below is a list of the employees who are retiring this year and the number of years they served.…

Student Transfers Out of District Divide Alcorn School Board

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Alcorn School District board members on Monday were split on the controversial issue of students transferring out of the district. Superintendent Larry B. Mitchell said he thinks the school district should take steps to prevent students from leaving the district if there is…

Guests Enjoy Derby Party at Verandah-Curlee House

Story and Photos by Abby Vanderford For Corinth Today The Verandah-Curlee House was bustling with guests Saturday evening for the Friends of the Siege & Battle of Corinth’s Derby Party. Presented by Cooley & Labas Financial Advisors, the Derby Party was held to raise money for the restoration of the…

Local Merchants Very Pleased With Sales After Big Weekend in Corinth

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Corinth merchants said they had a very successful weekend of business with Mother’s Day, the Coke 10k run and the Green Market all taking place at the same time. “Sales were phenomenal for us,” said Brenda Barbour, owner of Lipchic Boutique in Corinth’s…

King Kars Continues Family Legacy of Business Ownership in Corinth

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Ricky King’s grandfather operated a mule barn in Corinth in the 1930s and sold the animals to the Army. King’s dad, Clyde, owned the American Motors dealership in Corinth and sold Ambassadors, Javelins and Ramblers. His dad also sold Simcas And Sunbeams, which…

Photo Gallery: Coke 10k Run in Corinth

Here are photos from the Coke 10k run that was held Saturday in downtown Corinth. There were 1,275 runners, and people from 16 states registered for the race. (Photos by Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today)

Corinth Police Respond to Shooting Incident

Staff reports Corinth Police responded to a report of a shooting at 601 Bradley Road, Lot 6, early Monday. A man was lying on the ground when police arrived but was alert and talking, the police report states. It appeared the man had been shot in the lower abdomen area.…

Photo Gallery: Free Cookout at Farm Bureau in Corinth

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Please see the photo gallery below from the Corinth Farm Bureau customer appreciation event on Friday when free hotdogs and hamburgers were served. “It’s a good event,” said Danny Crozier, agency manager. This is the second year for the cookout, and Crozier expected…

Free Outdoor Movie Tonight in Downtown Corinth

A free outdoor movie will be shown tonight (Friday, May 6) in Corinth at the C.A.R.E. Garden downtown between the tourism office and the Depot. The movie, “The Good Dinosaur,” will start at sunset around 7:45 p.m. Sponsored by Main Street Corinth, Films on Fillmore is family friendly and open…

Green Market Is Saturday in Corinth

The second Green Market of the season will be on Saturday at the Depot in downtown Corinth from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The market features 55 to 75 vendors with handcrafted merchandise. Food sales are also available at the event. Take a look at this photo gallery from the…

Officials Respond to Wreck on Highway 72 Thursday Afternoon

Officials responded to a wreck on Highway 72 near Glen Town Hall on Thursday at around 4:15 p.m. Law enforcement on scene could not comment on the crash. A pickup truck and a tractor-trailer were in the median. The Mississippi Highway Patrol, Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office, Glen Fire Department, Farmington…

Corinth Native Donates ‘Invaluable’ Civil War Flag to National Park Service

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Many Confederate soldiers perished after they made their way from Corinth to Virginia, and the flag that represented the group was donated by a former U.S. ambassador to the National Park Service on Wednesday. The ceremony at the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center…

Friday Bake Sale in Corinth to Benefit Relay for Life

A bake sale to benefit Relay for Life will be held on Friday at the Legacy Hospice office, 301 E. Waldron St., Corinth, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. People can donate items to sell in the bake sale, which will raise money for the American Cancer Society. People are…

Corinth Kiwanis Club Pancake Breakfast Is Saturday

The Corinth Kiwanis Club will holds its annual pancake breakfast on Saturday from 7- 11 a.m. at Waldron Street Christian Church, 702 E. Waldron St. The cost is $5 and includes all-you-can-eat pancakes. Children 10 and under eat free. Tickets can be purchased from a Kiwanian or at the door.…

Alcorn County May Do Overlays In-House to Save Money, Improve More Roads

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Alcorn County supervisors are looking at using in-house labor to overlay county roads in the future to see if it could save money and get more work done, but there would be equipment costs. Meanwhile, Pearl River County does its own road paving…

Early Civil War Flag to be Donated in Corinth Wednesday

A flag representing one of the earliest Civil War companies to arrive in Corinth will be formally donated to Shiloh National Military Park on Wednesday. The flag will be a permanent part of the collection and displayed at the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center. The donation of the 11th Mississippi…