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Ten New Eagle Scouts Honored in Corinth

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A special ceremony was held Sunday in Corinth for 10 new Eagle Scouts. The ceremony included the father placing the kerchief on the Eagle Scout and the mother pinning on the medal. The Eagle Scout ceremony took place at Christ United Methodist Church on Shiloh Road and was held in conjunction with the Boy Scout […]

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Magnolia Awarded for Heart Attack Care

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Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth was recently honored by the American College of Cardiology for implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients. “I am very proud of our team and their continued efforts in making our organization one of the top destinations for heart attack care,” said MRHC CEO Ronny Humes. […]

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Alcorn County Jail Docket, Oct. 26-30

Johnathan Paul Fowler, 38, Farmington Police, DUI 1st, possession of beer; Latron Curlee Alexander, 27, Corinth Police, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest; Mary Catherine McCadles, 23, Corinth Police, possession of marijuana, open container in vehicle, (warrant) failure to appear; Caleigh Briann Dixon, 22, Corinth Police, open container, possession of marijuana in vehicle, no driver’s license; Cody […]

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4-Year-Old Twins Die in Tippah Mobile Home Fire, Coroner Says

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A 4-year-old boy and girl died in a mobile home fire in Tippah County on Sunday afternoon, Coroner Chris McCallister said. The children were twins, McCallister added. The fire happened at around 1 p.m. at a mobile home on State Highway 2 near the Alcorn County line. The […]

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18-Wheeler Crashes Sunday in Corinth

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today  An 18-wheeler driver escaped injury when his truck careened down a hill off U.S. Highway 45 in Corinth on Sunday afternoon. The truck was headed north on Highway 45 when the wreck happened at about 1:45 p.m. just south of the Wenesoga Road exit. The truck came to rest at the […]

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Reception Sunday for Corinth Furniture Craftsman

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An opening reception will be held Sunday from 2-4 p.m. for a Corinth artist who has furniture and paintings on display at the Corinth Artist Guild Gallery on Fillmore Street. James Barker has numerous tables on display at the gallery and pictures of other larger furniture he has crafted. Gallery President James “Sonny” Boatman said […]

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Photo Gallery: Monster Mash in Corinth

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Take a look at these photos of the Monster Mash sponsored by the Magnolia Regional Health Center Pediatric Clinic on Saturday in the C.A.R.E Garden in downtown Corinth. More than 500 children took part. In addition to Magnolia, the event included several other sponsors with proceeds benefiting the Corinth Boys & Girls Club. Organizers said […]

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Friday Football Area Roundup

Belmont 21, Booneville 19 Biggersville 18, Falkner 8 Choctaw County 50, Hatley 7 Kossuth 48, Alcorn Central 8 Leake County 26, Hamilton 14 Nanih Waiya 53, Smithville 13 Okolona 24, Thrasher 0 Olive Branch 20, Lafayette 9 Oxford 15, Hernando 6 Ripley 22, New Albany 0 Senatobia 28, Corinth 21 South Pontotoc 21, Aberdeen 14 Strayhorn 38, East Union 16 Tishomingo County 7, Byhalia […]

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Corinth Loses Close Game to Senatobia

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By Brad Locke For Corinth Today CORINTH – Deondre House is slippery enough in dry conditions. In a cold, steady rain Friday night, the Senatobia tailback slid through and around Corinth’s defense with ease, leading his team to a 28-21 win and the Division 1-4A regular-season title. House, a junior, rushed for 301 yards and […]

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Hearing Not Scheduled for TCHS Teacher’s Employment Termination

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor There has been no hearing scheduled for a Tishomingo County High School teacher whose employment was terminated last week, the school board’s attorney said Friday. Board attorney Nathaniel Clark would not say whether the teacher had requested a hearing. “There is no hearing currently set,” said Clark. The […]

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‘Dazzling’ Motorcycle Duo Stops in Iuka

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor There was some extra “Dazzle” in Iuka on Friday afternoon. A motorcycle with 10,000 crystals shined in the sunlight in the McDonald’s parking lot. Donna Massey, whose road name is “Dazzle,” and her small dog, Missy, whose road name is “Super Model,” passed through Tishomingo County after riding […]

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Alcorn Teachers Get Grants for Innovative Learning Projects

Staff reports Several Alcorn School District teachers recently received grants from Mississippi Professional Educators to support creative learning projects for their students. Amanda Seago, a fifth- and sixth-grade math and science teacher at Biggersville Elementary, plans to use her grant for a project called “Modular Frame Design.” This project will reinforce mathematical measurement skills and […]

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Alcorn County Jail Docket, Oct. 25-26

Mandy Lynn Watkins, 35, Corinth Police, (warrant) disorderly conduct, possession of controlled substance; Stacy Ann Marlar, 26, Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office, domestic violence; Michael Ray Marlar, 33, Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office, domestic violence; Stephen William Hardin, 39, Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office, probation violation; Edward Tyrone Modlin, 447, Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office, (warrant) failure to appear,-probation […]

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Corinth Boys & Girls Club Gets Book Boost From Retired Teacher

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The Corinth Boys & Girls Club has a load of new books thanks to a retired teacher and the organization she is a member of. Mary Lynn Shadburn donated dozens of quality books to the Corinth Boys & Girls Club on Thursday morning. “I’m a firm believer in […]

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Alcorn Sheriff’s Office Makes Felony Drug Arrests

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Staff reports The Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office made two separate felony drug arrests Tuesday after traffic stops, Sheriff Ben Caldwell said. Wesley David Stover, 31, 3 County Road 793, Corinth, was arrested after he was allegedly found to be in possession of hydrocodone pills and about 20 grams of methamphetamine, a sheriff’s office news release […]

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Autopsy Completed on Premature Baby Born in Abandoned House, Coroner Says

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor An autopsy has been completed on a premature baby boy who was recently born in an abandoned house in Corinth, the coroner said. But Alcorn County Coroner Jay Jones said the results of the autopsy would not be released at this time. Jones said additional medical testing is […]

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Tractor Driver Airlifted After Crash With SUV

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A man was airlifted at about 4:15 p.m. Wednesday after his tractor was involved in a collision with an SUV in the Theo area, according to the Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office. The two people in the SUV were not seriously injured in the wreck, which happened on a gravel […]

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Large-Scale Emergency Drill ‘Very Successful,’ EMS Director Says

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A large-scale emergency disaster drill involving many healthcare agencies took place Tuesday at an assisted living facility in Corinth. This was the first year for the joint exercise, which was held to ensure local agencies work together effectively during an emergency. The drill was “very successful,” and there […]

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