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  • After 32 Years of ‘No,’ Corinth Writer Gets to ‘Yes’

    Patricia Bradley is a Corinth-based novelist.
    By M. Scott Morris
    For Corinth Today
    Thirty-one years of trying wasn’t quite enough for Patricia Bradley.
    “I […]

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    Corinth Girl to Compete for Little Miss Magnolia State Title

    Adlee Jae Jones of Corinth will compete for the Little Miss Magnolia State crown. (Submitted Photo)
    Adlee Jae Jones of Corinth […]

Special Needs Children Enjoy JA’s Camp Hollywood

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Special needs children are having fun at Camp Hollywood in Corinth this week. The camp is sponsored by the Junior Auxiliary of Corinth and serves special needs children in Alcorn County ages 4-11. There is a great turnout for the four-day camp this year with about 15 children […]

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Alcorn, Tishomingo Among Highest Opioid-Prescribing Counties in Nation

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Alcorn and Tishomingo counties were among the highest opioid-prescribing counties in the nation in a new study. They were the only two counties in Northeast Mississippi in the top quartile for opioid prescriptions, the report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states. Alcorn and Tishomingo counties were […]

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City Displays Purple Heart Sign at Courthouse to Honor Veterans’ Sacrifices

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The city of Corinth recently displayed a Purple Heart sign at the entrance to the Alcorn County Courthouse to honor veterans’ sacrifices. Corinth Mayor Tommy Irwin said the sign was displayed because the city was named an official Purple Heart City. The Purple Heart honors members of the Armed Forces who are wounded or killed […]

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Demolishing Playground Would be ‘Waste of Money,’ Supervisor Says

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Should the playground at Crossroads Regional Park in Corinth be fixed or demolished? City of Corinth officials have expressed a need to demolish the playground, saying it is a safety hazard. But some Alcorn County officials think the playground could be fixed rather than demolished. “I see absolutely […]

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Ex-Fire Department Treasurer Sentenced to Probation for Embezzlement

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A former treasurer of the Southwest Volunteer Fire Department in Alcorn County pleaded guilty to embezzlement Monday morning in circuit court. Barbara Ellen Fair, 39, of Guntown, was sentenced to a term of 20 years in the Mississippi Department of Corrections, but the sentence was suspended. Therefore, Fair […]

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Alcorn County Jail Docket, July 13-17

Cynthia Ruth Lauderback, 53, Corinth Police, shoplifting 2nd; Jim H. Austin Jr., 27, Mississippi Department of Corrections, probation violation; Rashaun D. Gardner, 23, Mississippi Highway Patrol, DUI 1st, no vehicle insurance; Christopher Lee Burrrell, 31, Mississippi Highway Patrol, (warrant) failure to pay; Wanda Nell Vandiver, 33, Corinth Police, disorderly conduct, public drunk; Matthew Blake Thorne, […]

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Crossroads Dealership Celebrates Completion of Major Project

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Crossroads, Chevrolet, Buick, GMC in Corinth held a grand reopening Monday morning to celebrate a big investment in the community. The dealership located on Highway 72 West across from Cracker Barrel recently completed a full remodel of the inside and outside of its facility. Owner Jeff Smith said […]

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Monday Business Feature: Miller’s Auto Lube Emphasizes ‘Quality, Quickness’

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Miller’s Auto Lube has been in Corinth for 13 years and has developed a solid reputation due to its quality work and customer service, the owner said. The business, which is located on Highway 72 West across from Kroger, delivers quick service in a professional manner, owner Kevin […]

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Famous Eater Consumes 35 Slugburgers to Win Corinth Contest

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor About 30 minutes before the scheduled start of the World Slugburger Eating Championship in Corinth on Saturday, the thunder rumbled like a hungry stomach. Then the rain poured down like a colossal belly-washer. But then the sky cleared, the sun came out and the professional eaters emerged to […]

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Photo Gallery: Kossuth Community Has Fun Supporting a Good Cause

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Fried green tomatoes, gospel music, a 5K race and games for children were just a few of the fun activities that took place at the Blue Building in Kossuth on Saturday morning. Take a look at the photos below. The event raised money for F.U.E.L., a local organization that provides families with school supplies, food […]

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Contract Employee at Correctional Facility Allegedly Had Intimate Relationship With Inmate

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Staff reports A kitchen contract employee at the Alcorn County Regional Correctional Facility allegedly had a sexual relationship with an inmate and was arrested Wednesday, Sheriff Ben Caldwell said. Susan Iwema, 51, of Corinth, was charged with conspiracy to commit a crime, and her bond was set at $3,000. The case was worked by Alcorn […]

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VIDEO: Slug Voice Competition in Corinth

Watch this video of some of the performances from the Slug Voice competition at the Slugburger Festival in downtown Corinth on Thursday evening.    

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Alcorn County Jail Docket, July 12-13

Charles William Harris, 62, Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office, (warrant) no tag, (warrant) no driver’s license; Samuel Jacob Rice, 32, Corinth Police, (warrant) no tag; Ryan Anthony Peoples, 24, Corinth Police, (warrant) failure to appear; Anthony Wayne Peters, 54, Corinth Police, (warrant) failure to pay; Jacob Riley Lewis, 27, Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office, (warrant) failure to […]

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Kossuth to Host Slate of Fun Activities Saturday

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor On Saturday in Kossuth there will be a fundraiser and fun day with children’s games, a 5K race, fresh vegetable plates, a craft fair, live music and more. The event will run from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., and the 5K race starts at 8 a.m. People can […]

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