Corinth Jewelers Photo of the Day: Biggersville Elementary Spring Concert

The photo of the day is brought to you by Corinth Jewelers, 1749 Virginia Lane, Corinth, (662) 286-0133. Biggersville Elementary School on Friday held its spring concert, “A Musical Menu.” Students in pre-K through sixth grade showed off skills they learned in Bethany Cheaves’ music class.

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Photo of the Day: Corinth Dad Helps Son Ride Bike

Chris Kennedy of Corinth walks alongside his 2-year-old son, Ezikio Sivaja Kennedy, who rides a bike on the paved path at Crossroads Regional Park on Friday afternoon. Many people enjoyed the pleasant weather Friday. Corinth is expected to see showers and thunderstorms Saturday with 2 to 3 inches of rain possible. Sunday is expected to […]

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Corinth Police Chief Switches to Republican Party as Candidate Filing Begins

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Corinth residents who want to run for municipal office can start filing their candidate paperwork with the city clerk. The candidate qualifying period opened Friday and closes June 8. The positions of mayor, police chief and six aldermen will be on the ballot. The primary election is Aug. […]

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Arrests Made for Pills, Crack, Meth, Pot, Guns, ACSO Says

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Staff reports The Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office has made a number of drug-related arrests in recent days, according to Sheriff Ben Caldwell. Jimmy L. Hughey, 63, of County Road 514A, Corinth, was arrested April 3 after he was allegedly found in possession of crack cocaine, hydrocodone pills, oxycodone pills and two guns, a sheriff’s office […]

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Corinth KFC Burglarized Thursday

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Kentucky Fried Chicken on U.S. Highway 72 East in Corinth was burglarized Thursday at around 3:10 a.m., police said. The suspect took money from the business after making forced entry through a window, said Corinth Police Department Capt. Dell Green. There was surveillance of the incident, and the suspect was described […]

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Man Allegedly Received $13,400 From Bad Checks

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A Corinth man allegedly withdrew $13,400 after depositing two bad checks at a local bank, police said. Jason Sisk, 43, allegedly deposited the checks into a Corinth bank on Jan. 11 and withdrew the funds the same day, said Corinth Police Department Detective Capt. Dell Green. The checks […]

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Business Feature Friday: Burgers & Dogs and So Much More

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Burgers & Dogs at the intersection of Cass Street and U.S. Highway 72 in Corinth is a new addition to the local restaurant scene. Owner Erica Will said Burgers & Dogs prides itself on serving quality food in a clean and family-friendly environment. The hamburgers are freshly prepared, […]

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Photo of the Day: Corinth Child, Puppy Form Friendship

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Latharius Baker enjoys playing with his puppy, Jordan, at his Cruise Street house Thursday morning. Baker takes care of the dog by feeding him puppy food, and the two friends enjoy playing chase.

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Fire Damages Cruise Street Duplex

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today The Corinth Fire Department responded to a duplex fire in the 1400 block of Cruise Street at around 4 a.m. Thursday. Firefighters quickly arrived on scene and found a fully involved structure fire. The duplex, a rental property, was unoccupied and had been undergoing some work, said Corinth Fire Chief Todd […]

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Person Airlifted After Motorcycle, SUV Wreck

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A person was airlifted Thursday after a crash involving a motorcycle and an SUV on U.S. Highway 72 East in the Corinth city limits. The crash was reported at around noon on the highway in front of Dirt Cheap. Air Evac initially tried to land in the shopping […]

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ACMS Student Honored by Duke University Program

Staff reports Emmaline Kathryn McGee, a 7th-grade student from Alcorn Central Middle School, is among the students being honored by the Duke University Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP) for exceptional scores on the ACT or SAT. McGee will be recognized at a ceremony at the University of Southern Mississippi this summer. Duke TIP’s 7th Grade […]

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Photo of the Day: Cemetery Art in Alcorn County

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The entrance to Parker’s Cemetery southeast of Farmington features two owls perched on posts and a large saw blade with a painted landscape. This area of Alcorn County is within about a quarter-mile of the Tishomingo County line and is known as Parker Hill.

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Corinth Wins Third Best Water in State

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The Corinth Gas & Water Department was awarded for having the third best water in the state at the 2018 Mississippi Rural Water Association Annual Conference on March 29. The Clifford G. Worsham Surface Water Treatment Plant is a $50 million state-of-the-art surface water treatment facility. It provides treated water to the city of Corinth […]

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National Park Day Saturday in Corinth

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Shiloh National Military Park will host National Park Day 2018 on Saturday at the Corinth Battlefield Unit. Sponsored by the Civil War Trust, this annual event brings together Civil War enthusiasts from around the country who volunteer their time and energy to help preserve our nation’s battlefields. Rangers and volunteers will be improving the grounds […]

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CHS Basketball Player Signs With Blue Mountain College

Blue Mountain College Men’s Basketball has announced the signing of Corinth High School’s Will Gardner. Gardner, a 2016 state champion, becomes the first player to sign under the helm of BMC head coach Jermael Bingham. The versatile 6’2″ senior helped lead the Warriors to a 23-10 season in 2017-18.  He also owns a 2016 state championship, […]

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Photo Gallery: Corinth JA Thanks Community

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The Junior Auxiliary of Corinth thanked the community during National JA Week this month. JA of Corinth started in 1947 and has 39 members who donated many hours last year. “This is an exciting week for us, because it gives us a chance to thank you all the citizens of Corinth for supporting us in […]

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Material Spilled on Highway Was ‘Non-Toxic,’ Mississippi Silicon Says

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Staff reports Mississippi Silicon released a statement Tuesday regarding the material that accidentally spilled from a truck on U.S. Highway 72 in Corinth just east of Fulton Drive on Monday afternoon. The material involved in the spill was a non-toxic, non-hazardous material, the Burnsville company said in a statement. It was a “co-product of the […]

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