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Glen Man Discharged From Hospital After Motorcycle Wreck

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A 28-year-old Glen man who was injured in a motorcycle wreck Sunday was discharged this morning from North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, a hospital spokesman said. Chad Strickland was airlifted from the scene of the crash to the Tupelo hospital, Sheriff Ben Caldwell said. Based on witness […]

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Alcorn County Jail Docket, March 9-14

Rebecca Jean Voyles Jones, 34, Corinth Police, (warrant) petit larceny; Pennie Michelle Rogers, 37, Farmington Police, shoplifting 2nd, trespassing Lauren Christen Allen, 21, Corinth Police, warrants for speeding and driving while license suspended; Eric Lee Stricklin, 28, Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office, child neglect; Jessica Shea Hembree, 20, Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office, child neglect; Brandon Tyler […]

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Sadness Expressed Over Closings of Glendale, Rienzi Schools

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Many were in tears after the Alcorn County School Board on Monday night voted 3-2 to close two elementary schools at the end of the school year. Closing Glendale and Rienzi elementary schools and merging them with other schools could save the district $889,000 a year, Superintendent Larry […]

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Corrections Officer Charged with Conspiracy to Bring Contraband to Jail

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A man who worked as a corrections officer at the Alcorn County Jail was arrested after a search of his vehicle turned up drugs and other items that authorities believe were intended to be delivered to inmates. Ethan Wayne Little is charged with possession of marijuana with intent […]

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Methodist Daycare to Relocate Temporarily Due to Fire

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The Little Blessings Daycare at First United Methodist Church of Corinth is moving to Christ United Methodist Church at 3161 E. Shiloh Road due to the fire that occurred at the church early Sunday. Little Blessings will not open at the new location until Tuesday. The daycare did […]

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Photos: Fire Damage at Corinth Methodist Church

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Here are some pictures of the damage from the fire that occurred at the Corinth First United Methodist Church on Sunday at around 3 a.m. This damage was in the fellowship hall area of the church. (Photos by Josh Mitchell). Here is the previous story Corinth Today wrote about the fire: By Josh Mitchell Corinth […]

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Fire Damages Corinth Methodist Church Early Sunday

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor An early morning fire caused significant damage to Corinth First United Methodist Church, according to officials. The cause of the fire is under investigation, said Corinth Fire Department Deputy Chief Todd Welch. There was a lot of smoke damage in the church’s fellowship hall, and there was fire […]

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Miss Corinth Pageant Is Sunday at Coliseum Civic Center

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The Miss Corinth Pageant will take place Sunday, March 13, at the Corinth Coliseum Civic Center. It starts at 3 p.m. and will probably end around 6. There are expected to be around 55 contestants, said Betty Boren Grothe, who runs the show. The cost is $5, and […]

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Alcorn County 4-H Youth Excel in Contests

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The annual 4-H Cloverleaf Exhibit Contest and the 4-H Visual Presentation Contest were both held Saturday, March 5, at the Alcorn County Extension office. In the Coverleaf Exhibit Contest, 4-H members, ages 8-9, exhibit information about their 4-H project and are interviewed by the judges. Youth ages 7 and under are allowed to participate but […]

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Civil War Relics Show Saturday, Sunday in Corinth

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Civil War relics will be on display Saturday and Sunday at the Crossroads Arena Convention Center in Corinth. “It will all be authentic stuff from the Civil War,” said Buddy Ellis, who is in charge of the show. There will be 28 dealers set up on 62 tables, […]

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Corinth Trailer Park May Be Demolished for Townhome Development

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A major residential project that would involve demolishing a trailer park and putting in 40 townhomes could be on the horizon for Corinth. The developer, Stewart Rutledge of Oxford, said the name of the project would be The Phoenix at Corinth. It would be located on Bradley Road […]

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Corinth Boys Win State Basketball Championship

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BY GENE PHELPS For Corinth Today JACKSON – Runners-up no more. Corinth and head coach Keith Greene ended a three-game championship drought Thursday night with a defense-fueled 68-63 victory against two-time defending champion McComb for the MHSAA Class 4A state title. Greene’s teams had lost in three previous trips to the finals, the last time […]

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Woman Proposes Closing Three County High Schools, Building One Large One

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A local woman Thursday night proposed closing Kossuth, Biggersville and Alcorn Central high schools and building one large high school where those students would go. “This would replace all those high schools,” the woman, Jodie Fiveash, told Corinth Today after an Alcorn County School Board meeting. The estimate […]

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Bluegrass Concert Saturday in Corinth to Benefit Relay for Life

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Six bluegrass bands will take the stage this Saturday at the American Legion in Corinth, and all proceeds go to Alcorn County Relay for Life. This is the 10th year pancreatic cancer survivor Lanell Coln of Corinth has put on the event, and she started it years before […]

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