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Teen Charged with Capital Murder in Death of Corinth Store Clerk

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A 17-year-old male is being charged with capital murder in the shooting death of a store clerk Monday morning, according to a news release from the office of Corinth Police Chief Ralph Dance. Brooklyn Traylor is being charged in the death of Kris Ledlow, 43, of Corinth. She […]

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17-Year-Old Suspect in Custody in Fatal Shooting

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Police have a 17-year-old suspect in custody in the fatal shooting of a store clerk this morning, Corinth Police Chief Ralph Dance said. The store clerk, Kris Ledlow, 43, of Corinth, was shot multiple times this morning at the Mapco station on U.S. 72 East around 5:30 and […]

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Alcorn County Jail Docket, Jan. 28-29

Michael Thomas Knight, 32, Farmington Police, shoplifting first offense; Christopher Reece Terry, 24, Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office, hold investigation Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, possession of controlled substance (meth) (felony), possession of marijuana (misdemeanor); Mark Anthony Parrish, 47, Corinth Police, driver’s license suspended; Patsy Rena Wilbanks, 57, Corinth Police, disturbance of peace; Elbert Wayne Hudson, 29, […]

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UPDATE: Name of Fatal Shooting Victim Released

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Police have a suspect in custody in the fatal shooting of a store clerk this morning in Corinth, Police Chief Ralph Dance said. Corinth Police have released the name of the woman who died after being shot multiple times at the Mapco station on U.S. Highway 72 East […]

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Kiwanis Father-Daughter Ball Feb. 13

The fifth annual Corinth Kiwanis Club Father-Daughter Ball will be Saturday, Feb. 13 at the Crossroads Arena from 6 to 9 p.m. Tickets available at www.corinthkiwanis.org  through Feb 2. Fathers, grandfathers and father-figures can carry their princesses to the ball for a night of food, music, dancing and more. The cost is $40 for first […]

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43-year-old Corinth Woman Dies This Morning After Being Shot Multiple Times, Coroner Says

A 43-year-old Corinth woman died this morning after being shot multiple times, according to Alcorn County Coroner Jay Jones. The victim, whose name has not been released, was taken by ambulance to Magnolia Regional Health Center “where she was pronounced dead this morning” a little after 6:30 in the ER, Jones told Corinth Today. The […]

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Citizen Survey: What do you think are the most important issues in the presidential election?

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  Corinth Today spoke to citizens in downtown Corinth on Saturday to find out what they think are the most critical issues in the presidential election:

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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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