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New Fencing Improves Safety for Corinth Park Walkers

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today New fencing has been installed along South Parkway Street in Corinth to provide a barrier between the roadway and walkers at Crossroads Regional Park. Previously, there was no fencing separating motorists traveling on South Parkway and the walkers on the adjacent park trail, Corinth-Alcorn Parks Director ...
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Corinth Man Charged With Sexual Battery, Child Enticement, Sheriff Says

A Corinth man was arrested Saturday and charged with sexual battery and enticement of a child for sexual purposes, according to Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell. Donald H. Hobbs, 37, of County Road 702, was arrested at his residence as a result of a joint investigation by the sheriff's office ...
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Corinth Alderman Candidate Chris Wilson Highlights Key Objectives

Chris Wilson, a candidate for Corinth Ward 1 alderman, has responded to questions from Corinth Today. Wilson is running against incumbent Andrew Labas. The election is Oct. 9. Below are Wilson's responses: What will be your primary goals if elected to the Board of Aldermen and how will you ...
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Corinth School District Takes MDE to Court

By Dillon Mullan For Corinth Today Corinth School District’s motto is “We do school differently,” and based off curriculum, that slogan holds true. In February 2016, the Mississippi Department of Education approved Corinth’s application to become a District of Innovation that uses the Cambridge International Curriculum – an internationally recognized ...
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Firebird’s Pizza Awards Corinth Today Reader in Facebook Drawing

Firebird's Sourdough Pizza & Gourmet Burgers, 112 N. Franklin St., Corinth, on Friday presented a $20 gift certificate to Dawn Bullard of Selmer. Bullard was randomly selected out of more than 180 entries in a Corinth Today Facebook page drawing on Thursday as the winner of a 16-inch specialty pizza ...
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Corinth Alderman Candidate Jacob Smith Focused on Numerous Goals

Jacob Smith, a candidate for the Corinth alderman-at-large seat, has responded to questions from Corinth Today. Smith is running against incumbent Mike Hopkins. The election is Oct. 9. Below are Smith's responses: What will be your primary goals if elected to the Corinth Board of Aldermen and how will you ...
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Alderman Labas Outlines Priorities in Re-Election Campaign

Andrew "Bubba" Labas, incumbent candidate for Corinth Ward 1 alderman, has responded to questions from Corinth Today. He is running against Chris Wilson. The election is Oct. 9. Below are Labas' responses: What will be your primary goals if re-elected to the Corinth Board of Aldermen and how will you ...
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Photos: Southern Nights in SoCo Thursday in Corinth

Take a look at these pictures from the final Southern Nights in SoCo of the summer Thursday in Corinth ...
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Coleman Seeks Re-Election to Alcorn School Board

Alcorn School Board member Mary Coleman has responded to questions from Corinth Today regarding her candidacy for re-election to the Fourth District seat. She is running against Carroll Mason.  The election is Nov. 6. Below are Coleman's responses: What are the biggest issues facing the Alcorn School District? The biggest issue that ...
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Original PlayStation Coming Back in Mini Form

Sony has announced that it will sell the original PlayStation in a miniature size as the gaming system nears its 25th anniversary. "Today, we are excited to announce that we are bringing back the original PlayStation experience in a new miniaturized version – PlayStation Classic! The console will come pre-loaded ...
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Youth Vaping Targeted in Campaign

A campaign to educate children about the dangers of e-cigarettes has been launched by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. “The Real Cost” ad campaign targets nearly 10.7 million 12-17-year-olds who have used or considered using e-cigarettes. “HHS is committed to comprehensive efforts to protect America’s youth from the dangers ...
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Southern Nights in SoCo Thursday in Corinth

Food, Music, Children Activities, Sales By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today The final Southern Nights in SoCo this summer is Thursday from 5:30 to 8 p.m. The SoCo District is located on Wick Street in the downtown area and has seen significant revitalization in recent years with boutiques, restaurants and other offerings ...
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New Team Member Welcomed at Grisham Insurance

Grisham Insurance of Corinth has welcomed a new associate. The family-owned insurance agency located at 1900 E. Shiloh Road recently announced the addition of Jordan Quinn to its team. Grisham Insurance offers many types of coverage, such as life, home, auto and Medicare supplements. A graduate of the University of ...
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Convicted Felon Indicted on Meth, Weapon Charges, Court Records Show

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A Corinth man has been arrested after recently being indicted on charges of felon in possession of a weapon and meth possession, Alcorn County Circuit Court records show. The Alcorn County Sheriff's Office last week arrested Tory Guy Hastings, 29, of Proper Street, ...
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Local Man Accused of Illegal Contact With Another Child

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor An Alcorn County man who was indicted less than two years ago for alleged sexual crimes against two children was arrested Monday on a new indictment involving a different child, court records show. Bobbie Wade Butler, 38, was indicted by an Alcorn County ...
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Mason Running for Alcorn School Board

Alcorn School Board candidate Carroll Mason has responded to questions from Corinth Today regarding his candidacy. He is running against incumbent Mary Kathryn Coleman of the Fourth District.  The election is Nov. 6. Below are Mason's responses: What are the biggest issues facing the school district? "I believe that the ...
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First Sanctioned Steak Cookoff at Alcorn County Fair Went Well, Official Says

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today The first year for the sanctioned steak cookoff at the Alcorn County Fair went very well, an official said. Joey Gilmore, who helped organize the event, said there were 33 contestants from four states — Mississippi, Tennessee, Alabama and Kentucky. The winner was from Lawton, Tenn ...
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Flu Shots Now Available at Shiloh Apothecary in Corinth

Flu shots are now available at Shiloh Apothecary, 2049 E. Shiloh Road, Corinth. Shiloh Apothecary has flu shots for people ages 7 and up. It offers a high dose flu vaccine for people 65 and older and also has a shot for those allergic to eggs. No appointment or prescription ...
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Man Arrested on Armed Robbery Charge, Police Say

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today A 49-year-old Corinth man was recently arrested on an armed robbery charge, police said. Carlton Marshall was arrested Sept. 8, which was the same day the alleged armed robbery was reported, said Corinth Police Detective Sgt. Jerry Rogers. A husband and wife who live at Country ...
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Corinth Man Indicted for Alleged Assault of 74-Year-Old Man

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A Corinth man who has been indicted for allegedly assaulting a 74-year-old man remains in Alcorn County Jail on a $100,000 bond. Joshua Andrew Burress, 29, of State Highway 2 Northeast, pleaded not guilty last week in Alcorn County Circuit Court to the ...
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Girl, 8, Shows Supreme Champion Bull at Alcorn County Fair

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor An 8-year-old Mantachie girl showed the supreme champion bull at the Alcorn County Fair on Saturday at the Crossroads Arena. Jalen Holt's bull is a gentle animal even though he weighs 1,690 pounds. In comparison, Holt is about 80 pounds. Holt loves showing ...
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Alcorn County Beef Show to Hit Entry Record Saturday

The cattle show has more than doubled in size in seven years By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The cattle barn at the Alcorn County Fair started to fill up Friday afternoon as contestants prepped their animals for the Saturday show. With 190 head of cattle entered, this will ...
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Photo Gallery: BHS Homecoming Parade

Take a look at this photo gallery from the Biggersville High School homecoming parade Friday morning ...
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Photo Gallery: Beer, Fashion, Music, Food in Corinth

Take a look at these photos of a social event hosted by several local small businesses Thursday in Corinth at the Flying Pig Craft Beer Market. Emerson Kate Boutique had its mobile store set up for visitors to shop. Moondog Makers & Bakers served up lots of great food cooked ...
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Amazing Sunset at Alcorn County Fair Thursday

A spectacular sunset was seen Thursday at the Alcorn County Fair carnvial on the grounds of the Crossroads Arena. The Fair runs Thursday through Saturday. Click here for the full schedule. ...
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Photos: Alcorn County Fair Gets Underway

Carnival Each Night From 5-10 p.m. at Crossroads Arena The Alcorn County Fair got underway Thursday at the Crossroads Arena in Corinth and runs through Saturday. The carnival is open each night from 5-10 p.m. There will also be a petting zoo, pony rides, Thomas the Train and Banana Derby ...
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E-Cigarette Use by Minors Reaches ‘Epidemic Proportion,’ FDA Says

Historic enforcement actions related to the sale and marketing of e-cigarettes to children were announced Wednesday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. In the largest coordinated enforcement effort in the FDA’s history, the agency issued more than 1,300 warning letters and fines to retailers who illegally sold JUUL and other e-cigarette ...
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Fashion, Food, Fun at Flying Pig Thursday

A fun evening of food, fashion and Flying Pig craft beer is on tap Thursday in Corinth from 5-8 p.m. Moondog Makers & Bakers and Emerson Kate Boutique will be at the Flying Pig Craft Beer Market at the southwest corner of U.S. Highway 72 and U.S. Highway 45. Emerson ...
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Mississippi Among Top Seven States in Adult Obesity Prevalence

Mississippi is one of seven states with adult obesity prevalence of 35 percent or higher, data released Wednesday by CDC shows. The states that reported the highest obesity prevalence were: Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and West Virginia. This is up from five states in 2016. Five years ago, ...
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Photos: Junior Civitans Hold Watermelon Smash Party

The Corinth-Alcorn County Jr. Civitan Club held a watermelon smash party Tuesday at Lesley's Floor Designs, 2500 S. Harper Road, Corinth. The Blue Knights law enforcement motorcycle club opened the event with a ride-in. Chuck Hinds with the Blue Knights shared his personal reflection of 9/11 and led the youth ...
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