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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 […]

Sheriff Praises MDOC for Major Shakedown at Local Prison

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell thanked the Mississippi Department of Corrections for its help in seizing large amounts of contraband from the state prison facility here Wednesday. “We want to thank MDOC for helping us today,” Caldwell said. “Anytime you’re dealing with a prison or jail system contraband […]

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Huge Contraband Bust Made at Alcorn Regional Correctional Facility

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Submitted by the Mississippi Department of Corrections More than 100 cellphones and cellphone chargers, large bags of tobacco and numerous other contraband items, including shoes and shanks, were seized Wednesday morning at Alcorn County Regional Correctional Facility in the largest bust at a regional since the Mississippi Department of Corrections began major shakedowns in March. […]

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Moped Driver Transported by Ambulance After Wreck Involving Motorcycle

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A person was transported by ambulance after a wreck Wednesday afternoon in Corinth involving a motorcycle and a moped on Fulton Drive by Kroger. There did not appear to be any serious injuries in the crash. The person on the moped was taken away by ambulance. The driver […]

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Emergency Officials Respond to Wreck on U.S. 45 Wednesday

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today There were no major injuries in a wreck on U.S. Highway 45 at the Rienzi crossing on Wednesday afternoon. The wreck involved two vehicles and reportedly a tractor. One of the vehicles was occupied by a mom from Florida and her two small children. The other vehicle had a Prentiss County […]

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Alcorn County Jail Docket, July 10-11

Hershel S. Lindsey, 44, Corinth Police, embezzlement; Jesse Thomas Lewis, 23, Corinth Police, no insurance; Larry Aaron Wilbanks, 43, Corinth Police, (warrant) shoplifting, possession of paraphernalia; Jason Edwin Turner, 18, Alcorn County Sheriff’s office, disturbance of family; Matthew Jamie Counce, 28, Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office, shoplifting first; Janice Carol Miller, 61, Alcorn county Sheriff’s Office, […]

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Driver Transported to Hospital After Wreck Near Rienzi Early Wednesday

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A female motorist was transported to Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth with apparent minor injuries after a one-vehicle wreck in Alcorn County shortly after midnight Wednesday, officials said. The wreck occurred near a curve on County Road 518 west of Rienzi, and the vehicle came to rest […]

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Children, Others Escape Injury in Biggersville Wreck

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Everyone involved in a two-vehicle wreck involving an SUV and an 18-wheeler on U.S. Highway 45 South on Tuesday night managed to avoid serious injury, an official said. The wreck occurred by the Highway 45 Truck Stop at around 10:15 p.m. There were two adults and two small […]

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Roll Top Desk Stores Memories of My Dad

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today News Editor I thought it had seen its last day, but I did not give up hope. When I unloaded the roll top desk from the moving truck almost two years ago it fell apart into about five pieces. I knew it was shaky when I moved it from the St. […]

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ALDI Plans to Open Corinth Store

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today The national grocery store chain ALDI plans to open a Corinth location in the fall, according to a company official. “We’re planning to open a new store in Corinth during the fall of this year, but we’re still finalizing the details,” said Troy Marshall, vice president with the ALDI Mt. Juliet […]

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Corinth Water Department Achieves Perfect Score

Corinth Gas & Water Department scored a perfect five on its drinking water inspection for the second year in a row. The Mississippi Department of Health evaluates drinking water systems on a five-point scale with a five being a perfect score. The evaluation consists of three categories: Technical, Managerial, and Financial. Corinth Gas & Water […]

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Kossuth Seeks More Children to Sign Up for Pre-K

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today  Kossuth Elementary School is looking for more children to sign up for pre-kindergarten for the upcoming school year. Parents who want to sign their child up for pre-K at Kossuth Elementary should call the school at (662) 286-2761. The sooner parents call the better, said Principal Charla Essary. About 10 more […]

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Corinth Library Summer Program Starts Wednesday

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The Corinth Library’s summer program starts on Wednesday. On Wednesday at 1 p.m. there will be fun and building games with library staff. And on Friday at 10 a.m. there will be classic Disney movies for children played on an 8 millimeter projector. The summer library program will also continue next week on July 19 […]

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Alcorn County Jail Docket, July 7-10

Mickel Aaron Baswell, 56, Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office, DUI 1st refusal, possession of controlled substance; Shaun Franklin Reed, 30, Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office, possession of beer in dry county, possession of marijuana; David W. Franks, 35, Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office, (warrant) failure to pay; Jessica Marie Strickland, 30, Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office, (warrant) false pretense; […]

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Corinth Man Thinks Fire That Damaged Mobile Home Was Intentional

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A Corinth man said he thinks someone intentionally set a fire that badly damaged his mobile home early Monday at a trailer park on Miller Road. David Keenum said he woke up, heard a sound and saw flames. Keenum, 58, said he escaped the mobile home by exiting […]

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