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Corinth Eye Doctors Building Combined Clinic, Surgery Center

Doctors Darwin Wooten, John Shipp combining practices By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A new eye clinic and surgery center is coming into view at the northwest corner of U.S. Highway 45 and U.S. Highway 72 West in Corinth. Corinth ophthalmologists Dr. Darwin Wooten and Dr. John Shipp are ...
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Fraud Suspect Accused of Racking Up $20,000 in Credit Card Charges

Staff reports A Corinth woman was arrested Thursday and charged with credit card fraud, according to Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell. Logan Windham, 28, of Thomas Street, was allowed to use the alleged victim's credit card once, but after that allegedly kept using the credit card number without permission, the ...
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‘We Love to Read,’ Corinth Mom Says

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Four-year-old Lyla Reed of Corinth loves to read a children's book series about a pigeon. She was at the Corinth Library with her 6-month-old sister, Lydia, and their mom, Amy, on Friday looking for some exciting stories. "We love to read," said Amy, ...
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Corinth Hospital Board Rejects Bids for Intravenous Therapy Renovation Project

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor -Rheumatologist to Join MRHC in August A proposed renovation and expansion to the intravenous therapy facility at Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth is on hold after all bids for the project came in high. The MRHC Board of Trustees recently received seven ...
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Photo Gallery: Corinth Library Summer Reading Program

Children had fun making Popsicle stick harmonicas and paper-plate tambourines during the Summer Reading Program at the Corinth Library on Wednesday. Head Librarian Cody Daniel also read a story, and the children had fun doing a dance. The next day of the Summer Reading program will be June 27 at ...
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Sears Hometown Store Closing in Corinth

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The Corinth Sears Hometown Store is closing, a spokeswoman said Wednesday. Early this month, Sears Hometown announced that the prior franchise owner and operator, Harley Davis, was no longer affiliated with the Corinth store. The company planned for the Sears Hometown Store in ...
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Numerous Suicide Prevention Strategies Available, CDC Says

Staff reports There are numerous strategies to prevent suicide, according to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. Most states, including Mississippi, experienced a rise in suicide rates between 1999 and 2016, the CDC announced last week. Mississippi had an almost 18 percent increase in its suicide rate during that ...
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Lawsuit Alleges Building Code Violation at Crossroads Arena

Plaintiff says she broke leg in half after falling when lights were "prematurely shut off" as she exited gospel event. By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A Tupelo woman filed a lawsuit this month against the Crossroads Arena, the city of Corinth, Alcorn County, Gospel Tabernacle and 10 John ...
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Public Invited to Children’s Event in Honor of Deployed Troops

Staff reports American Legion Post 6, 511 S. Tate St., Corinth, on Thursday from 3-8 p.m. will host a children's event to honor families with loved ones deployed with the National Guard. The public is invited. Bounce houses, hotdogs and homemade ice cream will be served. The event is free ...
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Corinth Library Summer Reading Program Starts Wednesday

The Corinth Library will kick off its Summer Reading Program on Wednesday. This Wednesday at 2 p.m. children can create musical instruments out of everyday items. Paper plate tambourines, Popsicle stick harmonicas and egg shakers will be among the creations. The instruments will then be used to create music to ...
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Photo Gallery: Corinth High School Graduation

Corinth High School held its graduation ceremony Friday night at the Crossroads Arena. There were 124 graduates. (Photos by Jackie Huskey/For Corinth Today) ...
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Summer Movies in the Ballpark Underway in Corinth

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today The summer Movies in the Ballpark series is underway for Corinth-Alcorn Parks & Recreation. The free movies are held every other Friday starting at dusk around 8 p.m. at the Jesse Bynum baseball field, which is located by the Crossroads Regional Park office, off of South ...
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Alcorn County Man Indicted on Meth Charge

Staff reports A 52-year-old Corinth man has been indicted on a methamphetamine charge. Freddie Wayne Smith, of County Road 537, allegedly sold, bartered, transferred, distributed or dispensed meth to a confidential informant in June 2017 in Alcorn County, circuit court records show. The amount of meth involved was at least ...
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Another Suspect Indicted in Credit Card Fraud Case

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today A second person has been indicted in connection with an alleged credit card fraud case. Richard Andrew Wilkins, 33, of Corinth, was recently indicted by an Alcorn County grand jury, circuit court documents show. Paula Genise Russell-Owens, 33, of County Road 200, was also indicted. The ...
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MRHC Plans Clinic Expansion Near South Harper Road

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Plans are underway to expand a Corinth medical clinic owned by Magnolia Regional Health Center. The MRHC Board of Trustees last month authorized hospital President and CEO Ronny Humes to hire an architect to assist with the expansion plan. The clinic to be expanded is Magnolia ...
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Rooster to Raise the Roof Saturday

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The fourth annual Rooster Run to be held Saturday in the Gift Bottom community of Alcorn County will feature live music, barbecue, a chicken grilling contest, corn hole and washer tournaments, a 5k run/walk, vendors, political speakers, bounce houses, pony rides, petting zoo, ...
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CHS STAR Student Has Bright Future

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Ronald Reagan, Eric Clapton and George Orwell are not often mentioned in the same sentence. But Corinth High School STAR Student William H. Davis III admires these diverse personalities. Just as the above-mentioned famous people have pursued excellence in their own ways, Davis ...
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Corinth Men Indicted on Gun Charges

Staff reports Two Corinth men have been indicted in separate cases on charges of felon in possession of firearms. Devin Avery, 27, allegedly possessed a .40-caliber handgun Aug. 21, 2017, according to Count 1 of the indictment. Count 2 alleges that Avery also possessed a Glock 23 handgun on the ...
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Easom Foundation to Serve Free Summer Meals

The Easom Foundation, 700 S. Crater St., Corinth, will serve free summer meals to children from June 18-July 20. Nutritional meals will be served Monday through Friday for all children up to age 18 at the Easom Community Center from noon to 1 p.m. No meals will be served Wednesday, ...
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CHS Salutatorian Drewry Perseveres

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Corinth High School Salutatorian Lauren Kate Drewry knows how to succeed. Drewry was ranked sixth in her class when she was a freshman, but she was determined to reach the No. 1 or 2 spot. Her speech at Friday night's graduation ceremony at ...
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Country Cottage Treats Residents Like Family

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Country Cottage in Corinth has many assets that make it a peaceful, safe and fun home. The residents are treated like family and stay engaged in many activities, Administrator Dawn Owens said. The personal care home will celebrate its 20th anniversary in Corinth ...
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CHS Valedictorian Macy Moore Achieves Longtime Goal

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Macy Moore decided in eighth grade to be valedictorian. She stayed the course for five years and now is the 2018 Corinth High School valedictorian. A quote from Abraham Lincoln stuck with Moore: “The best way to predict your future is to create ...
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Alcorn Deputies Visit Lemonade Stand

These Corinth boys had a visit from some very important customers at their lemonade stand Tuesday. Alcorn County Sheriff's Office deputies enjoyed a cup of lemonade as they visited with the young entrepreneurs. Back row from left are deputies Adam Zellner, Bryon Parker, Tim Boggs and Shane Stegall. The boys ...
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Two New Principals Named in Kossuth Schools

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor There will be two new principals in the Alcorn School District when school starts back. Sam Roberts will be the new Kossuth High School principal, and Alex Bondurant will be the new Kossuth Middle School principal, Superintendent Larry Mitchell said Monday. Roberts was ...
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Free Summer Meals for Children Provided by School District

The Alcorn School District will provide free meals to children ages 18 and under this summer. Kossuth Elementary and Alcorn Central Elementary will serve free meals June 4-29, and Biggersville Elementary will serve meals June 11-29. Meals are served Monday through Thursday. Breakfast is from 7:30-8:30, and lunch is from ...
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CPD Official Selected for Prestigious FBI National Academy

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today A Corinth Police Department official is one of two law enforcement officers in the state selected to attend the prestigious FBI National Academy in Quantico, Va. Detective Capt. Dell Green will soon participate in the 10-week training, which includes college-level courses and a physical fitness program ...
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Corinth Woman Allegedly Sought Person to Kill Husband for Life Insurance, Police Say

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today A Corinth woman who was recently indicted on the charge of conspiracy to commit murder allegedly asked a person if someone could be retained to kill her husband, police said. Lisa Ann Mullins-Null, 44, of Norman Road, allegedly considered a plan to split life insurance money ...
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Corinth Woman Allegedly Made $2,000 in Fraudulent Purchases

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today A Corinth woman was recently indicted on a charge of felony credit card fraud, police said. Paula Genise Russell-Owens, 33, of County Road 200, allegedly made purchases of around $2,000 on a card that did not belong to her, said Detective Capt. Dell Green. The victim ...
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Corinth JA Holds Spring Dinner

Staff reports The Corinth Junior Auxiliary recently held its spring dinner to celebrate the outgoing class and welcome the incoming class. JA members with 40-plus hours of service were Laura Kate Carmichiel, Christie Dickinson, Leslie Fisher, Jamie Jones, Ruth Ann King, Heather Kuykendall and Meredith Rhodes. The following members had ...
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ACHS’ Yagar Attends Boys State Convention

Staff reports Alcorn Central High School student Austin Yagar recently attended the Mississippi Boys State Convention at Ole Miss. Yagar will be drum major for the ACHS Pride Marching Band in the upcoming school year. He is a member of the Beta Club and has received recognition for an ACT ...
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