Corinth Boys Basketball Team Defeats Booneville Friday

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The Corinth High School boys basketball team defeated the Booneville Blue Devils (12-6) on the road Friday night 74-47 in a non-conference game. With a 21-1 record (9-0, district), the Warriors will face off against the Shannon Red Raiders (15-9) on Tuesday in a home conference game at 7:30 p.m. […]

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Man Transported by Ambulance After Being Released from Jail

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A man was taken away by ambulance right after he was released from the Alcorn County Detention Center on Friday. The man, Michael Cameron Marsh, 39, had been in jail on a DUI (other) charge and had just bonded out. Corinth Today was present when the incident occurred and […]

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Caterpillar in Corinth Not Hit by Latest Job Reductions

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Caterpillar on Friday announced that the company will reduce its workforce by about 670 jobs across numerous states and China. Fortunately, job losses were not announced for Corinth. In fact, the company said some work from Lafayette, Ind. will be transferred to the Corinth remanufacturing hub. Caterpillar facilities in Mississippi plan to add about 45 positions […]

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Indicted Officials Could Be Removed Under Proposed Bill

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor State Rep. Nick Bain, D-Corinth, plans to sponsor a bill that would provide a way to remove indicted elected officials from office. Currently, an elected official can stay in office while they are under indictment, Bain said. There is really no process to remove an indicted elected official, […]

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‘It’s a labor of love’: Officiating crew brings 97 years experience to court

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Donnie McKay pilots his four-door black Toyota Tacoma into a gas station parking lot near The Mall At Barnes Crossing to pick up fellow high school basketball official, Frank Dorrough.

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Man Arrested for Alleged Stabbing Incident

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A 28-year-old man was arrested this week on an aggravated assault charge for an alleged stabbing incident that occurred Dec. 29, police say. Steven Lamar Kiddy was arrested after a warrant was issued for him, said Corinth Police Detective Dell Green. Kiddy allegedly stabbed a person in the […]

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Alcorn County Jail Docket, Jan. 25-27

Jeremy Bradford Moss, 34, Corinth Police, domestic violence, bench warrant for malicious mischief; Shacumbia Shunquie Green, 22, Corinth Police, failure to pay; Benenita Jenette Traylor, 41, Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office, warrants for false pretense and no driver’s license; Derodran Quantez Payne, 34, Corinth Police, disturbance of family; Gary Lynn Johnson, 44, Corinth Police, possession of […]

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Police: One Driver Taken Into Custody, Another Taken to Hospital

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor One driver was taken into custody and another transported to the hospital after a collision on Shiloh Road on Thursday afternoon, Corinth Police say. It appears the driver of a truck swerved into the other lane and apparently hit an SUV head-on, causing both vehicles to go off the […]

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Fire Suppression System Works ‘Correctly,’ Restaurant Manager Says

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The manager of Back Yard Burgers on South Harper Road in Corinth said the fire suppression equipment at her restaurant works correctly. “Yes, it works correctly,” Manager Rene Wilson told Corinth Today. A small grease fire occurred at the restaurant Thursday morning. Corinth Fire Department Capt. Chris Duncan told Corinth […]

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Unknown if Restaurant’s Fire Suppression Worked Properly, Official Says

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor It is unknown if the fire suppression equipment at Back Yard Burgers was working properly after a grease fire occurred there this morning, an official told Corinth Today. “I don’t know if it malfunctioned or if it went off and didn’t put it out,” said Corinth Fire Department […]

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Corinth Fire Department Responds to Back Yard Burgers

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The Corinth Fire Department responded to Back Yard Burgers on South Harper Road on Thursday morning at around 9. Corinth Today is working on getting details.

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Corinth Officer Who Was Shot Twice Honored By Crime Stoppers

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Corinth police officer Kevin Parker Jr. was honored Wednesday by Crime Stoppers of Northeast Mississippi with the Law Enforcement Purple Heart Award for his efforts last year in which he was shot during a struggle with a suspect, an official said. Parker received the award at the annual […]

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Rep. Carpenter Takes On School Funding Issues

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor State Rep. Lester Carpenter, R-Burnsville, said he will work on a bill this legislative session dealing with the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP) formula. “As we work our way through the session there will be several bills filed concerning this matter,” Carpenter told Corinth Today on Wednesday. He […]

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Wildlife Tasting Supper Brings Hundreds to Crossroads Arena

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Rattlesnake dressing, wild hog sausage rolls and duck with cheesy grits were just some of the delicacies at the 38th Annual Wildlife Tasting Supper at the Crossroads Arena in Corinth Tuesday night. “It’s just a really big community event,” said Sandy Coleman Mitchell, secretary of the Alcorn County […]

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Sen. Parks Wants to Help Cities Improve Infrastructure

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor State Sen. Rita Potts Parks, R-Corinth, plans to co-sponsor a bill in this year’s legislative session to allow cities to keep more sales tax revenue to improve infrastructure such as roads and bridges. Currently, Corinth and other cities only get back 18.5 percent of the sales tax revenue […]

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Corinth Sidewalk, Lighting Project Slated for Spring

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A large sidewalk and lighting improvement project in the city of Corinth could go out for bid in late winter or early spring, according to Street Commissioner Philip Verdung. The project involves improving sidewalks and installing lighting on Meigg Street between Cass Street and the city park. Verdung […]

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Alcorn County Jail Docket, Jan. 22-25

D.L Hunt, 44, Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office, possession of controlled substance, felony possession of firearm by convicted felon; Crystal Dawn Boardman, 38, Mississippi Highway Patrol, hold investigation; Ann Marie Langston, 43, Mississippi Department of Corrections, probation violation; Bradley Jerome Lee, 30, Corinth Police, warrant, no driver’s license; Caleigh Briann Dixon, 20, Corinth Police, (warrant) old […]

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