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Meth, Morphine Were Allegedly in Corinth Man’s Possession

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Staff reports A 24-year-old Corinth man who was arrested Sunday allegedly possessed methamphetamine, morphine and marijuana, according to Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell. Jacob Cassidy Feazell, 46 County Road 726, was arrested at about 12:57 a.m. Sunday by Alcorn County Deputy Tim Boggs. Feazell allegedly possessed about 5 grams of meth, nine morphine pills and […]

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Region IV Interim Director Brings Years of Experience

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The man who may be the next executive director of a regional mental health agency that serves Alcorn and several other counties said he brings more than 13 years of experience to the table, including a management background. Jason Ramey of Booneville is the current interim director of […]

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Abandoned House Where Premature Baby Was Born Remains Unsecure

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor An abandoned house where a premature baby was born last month remained unsecured Wednesday with broken windows and open doors. City of Corinth Code Enforcement Officer Kim Ratliff said the property owner, Danny Patterson, has talked with someone about getting the house at 1105 Allen St. boarded up. […]

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Alcorn County Jail Docket, Nov. 2-7

Everyone listed on the jail docket is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Lois Marie Gregory, 53, Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office, (warrant) no insurance, driving while license suspended; Christopher Michael Flynn, 33, Corinth Police, DUI 1st, possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana in motor vehicle, possession of paraphernalia; Matthew Scott Jones, […]

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Region IV Chairman: Ramey Qualified to Lead Agency, Position Not Advertised

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The chairman of the Region IV Mental Health board insists that the person currently serving as the interim director of the taxpayer-funded agency is qualified for the full-time executive director position. Greg Collier, chairman of the Region IV board, said Interim Director Jason Ramey is being considered for […]

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Corinth Chargers Going to ‘Super Bowl’

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today The Corinth Chargers peewee football league is headed to the Super Bowl at Okolona High School on Saturday. All three teams— 7-8, 9-10 and 11-12— have earned spots in the championship game after about 15 weeks of hard work, said Xavier Neal, who owns the Chargers with Red Clark. The fact […]

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Kossuth Band Places Third in State Competition

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today The Kossuth High School Marching Band placed third in the state in its division Saturday in Clinton. The 72-member band competed against 11 other schools in the 3A Division at the state marching championship at Clinton High School. This is the second time in three years that the Aggie Band has […]

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Area High School Football Scores

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Regular season Smithville 27, Biggersville 6 Starkville 21, Clinton 15 Hamilton 16, Vardaman 6 Lake Cormorant 35, Lafayette 27 West Point 63, Lewisburg 3 Tupelo 34, Oxford 8 Okolona 41, Potts Camp 14 Grenada 21, Saltillo 3, resumes today in Grenada Falkner 28, Thrasher 6 MHSAA Playoffs, First Round (Area teams) Class 4A North Louisville […]

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Son of Former Board Member Appointed Region IV Interim Director

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The Region IV Mental Health board is not currently advertising the vacant executive director position and has appointed the son of a former board member as the interim director, officials said. Region IV Mental Health Board Chairman Greg Collier of Tishomingo County said he does “not necessarily” think […]

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Freedom Ride Saturday to Support Veterans

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There will be food, live music and motorcycles at American Legion Post 6 in Corinth on Saturday to support veterans. The 11th annual Freedom Ride sponsored by the Post 6 Legion Riders will raise money for the nonprofit Project Package, which sends care packages to local troops serving abroad. One of the bigger expenses is […]

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Alcorn County Youth Selected for Junior All-American Games in Arizona

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An 11-year-old Alcorn County boy was recently selected to participate in the Junior All-American Games in Mesa, Ariz. John Kendrick Grisham, who attends Alcorn Central Middle School, traveled to Arizona last month to play baseball with youth from across the United States and Canada. Grisham qualified to take part in the Junior All-American Games after […]

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Alcorn County Jail Docket, Nov. 1-2

Everyone listed on the jail docket is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Michelle Lee Drish Jr., 33, Corinth Police, burglary of commercial building; Brandon Keith Bishop, 35, Corinth Police, (warrant) failure to pay; Luther Ray Williams, 59, Corinth Police, (warrant) suspended driver’s license, (warrant) speeding; Danny Scott Thorton, 24, Corinth […]

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Big Deal: Biggersville Having Historic Season

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By Brad Locke For Corinth Today Big things are happening for Biggersville football. Historic things. Prior to this year, the Lions had achieved just one winning season since 1993. They hadn’t made the playoffs since 1997. Just last year they went 4-7 and finished sixth in Division 1-1A. That was the first season with Stan […]

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Test Drives to Raise Money for ACHS Saturday

On Saturday, people can test drive vehicles to raise money for Alcorn Central High School. It will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the ACHS gym. Long-Lewis Ford-Lincoln will bring vehicles to the school to test drive. Ford will donate $20 to Alcorn Central High School each time a person test drives […]

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Corinth Woman Arrested on Meth Charge in Burnsville

Staff reports A Corinth woman was arrested in Burnsville on Saturday and charged with felony possession of methamphetamine, according to the Tishomingo County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff’s deputies stopped a vehicle on U.S. Highway 72 for a switched tag. During the traffic stop another vehicle stopped behind the deputies. Deputies got consent from both drivers to […]

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Tish County Prosecutor Candidates Miss Campaign Finance Deadline

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Both candidates for prosecuting attorney in Tishomingo County missed the deadline to file campaign finance reports with the circuit clerk’s office, an official said. The campaign finance reports were due at 5 p.m. Tuesday, but the candidates did not get them filed with Tishomingo County Circuit Clerk Donna […]

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Alcorn County Jail Docket, Oct. 30-Nov. 1

Everyone listed on the jail docket is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Scott Allen Crum Sr., 54, Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office, possession of controlled substance; Jason D. Gunn, 39, Mississippi Department of Corrections, probation violation; William Gene Roberts, 47, Corinth Police, disorderly conduct; Matthew Joel Swartz, 29, Corinth Police, (warrant) […]

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Meth Arrest Made After Early Morning Traffic Stop in Alcorn County

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Staff reports An Alcorn County woman was arrested in the early morning hours Sunday for allegedly possessing about eight grams of methamphetamine, Sheriff Ben Caldwell said. Crystal Irons, 32, State Highway 356 West, also had $2,300 in U.S. currency, a sheriff’s office news release said. Irons was arrested after Alcorn County Sheriff’s Deputy Jerry Mayhall […]

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