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Commentary: Crying on Christmas Eve

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor It had been a good while since I cried. But a few tears came to my eyes this Christmas Eve. I was not sad, but I was flooded with emotion. But I did not let my tears spill out. Only a few tears escaped my eyes as I […]

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Free School Supplies, Clothes Will Be Provided Saturday at Corinth Boys & Girls Club

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Free clothes and school supplies for children will be available this Saturday at the Corinth Boys & Girls Club from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. during the Second Semester Back to School Bash. There will also be a free cookout. People can donate clothes, which should be in very good condition, […]

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Alcorn County Jail Docket, Dec. 21-27

Everyone listed on the jail docket is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Jessica Catherine Threadgill, 29, Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office, introduce contraband in jail; Cathy Lynn Smith, 56, Corinth Police, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest; Shalania Darlene Isbell, 51, Farmington Police, contempt of court/failure to appear; Joslin Becky Gail Doles, 45, […]

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Living Free’s Christmas Day Meal at ACHS Brings Joy

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Community members from babies to senior citizens shared a joyful time Monday during the annual Christmas Day meal hosted by Living Free Ministries and Alcorn Central High School. People enjoyed a traditional Christmas meal as they gathered around tables adorned with flowers in the ACHS cafeteria. Living Free […]

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City Trash Routes Altered for Holidays

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The street department will be closed Monday, Jan. 1. The Monday and Tuesday routes will run on Tuesday starting at 6 a.m.

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Christmas Eve Fire Destroys Wenasoga House

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Numerous departments responded to a house fire in the Wenasoga area on Christmas Eve morning. No one was hurt in the fire, which was reported at around 6 a.m., Wenasoga Fire Chief Perry Stricklin said. It occurred about one mile outside of the Corinth city limits at 1666 County Road 700. […]

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New Program in Corinth to Fight Opioid Abuse

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Alcorn County residents who have fallen victim to the opioid epidemic now have a new service available in Corinth to help them. Region IV Mental Health Services started accepting clients this month for its new Medication Assisted Treatment program. People with opioid addictions will be prescribed medications to […]

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Two People Shot, Man Taken Into Custody

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Two people were shot Wednesday night at a Corinth residence, and a man was taken into custody. The man who was taken into custody had not been charged as of Wednesday afternoon, said Corinth Police Detective Heather Russell. A man and a woman were shot with a handgun […]

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Alcorn County Jail Docket, Dec. 19-21

Everyone listed on the jail docket is innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Joshua Logan Barnes, 28, Corinth Police, trespassing; Raymond Matthew Petrey, 39, Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office, (warrant) failure to appear; Robert Roy Thompson, 29, Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office, misdemeanor DUI 1st, no insurance, felony fleeing, reckless driving, no seatbelt, felony […]

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Fire Takes Rienzi Man’s Home, Not Christmas Spirit

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Alcorn County resident Timothy Brown’s house burned to the ground Tuesday, less than a week before Christmas. The fire also claimed three cats and a dog. Losing a home in a fire is always hard, Brown said, but even tougher around Christmas. “This is the season you’re supposed […]

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ACHS Grad Shares Gospel With ‘Unreached’ People in New York

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor An Alcorn Central High School graduate has traveled extensively in the Middle East and helped start an organization in New York City to share the Word of Jesus Christ with people of different religions. The first time Brandon Doyle met a Muslim was as a student at Mississippi […]

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New Teen Lounge Elevates Corinth Boys & Girls Club

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The Corinth Boys & Girls Club has added more features, including a music studio and new workout equipment, to offer local youth a better experience. Teens have already given positive feedback on the upgrades, said Trecee Hughey, unit director of the Corinth Boys & Girls Club. New technology, such […]

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Rienzi Home Destroyed in Tuesday Morning Fire

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A house in the Rienzi area was destroyed in a fire Tuesday morning. Volunteer firefighters were dispatched to the fire at 235 State Highway 356 West about 2 miles from U.S. 45  at around 4:30 a.m. The house was consumed in flames when firefighters arrived shortly after receiving […]

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Alcorn County Jail Docket, Dec. 13-18

Everyone listed on the jail docket is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Joshua Shea Weaver, 30, Corinth Police, possession of meth; William Christopher Smithy-Edward, 36, Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office, grand larceny; Robert Lee Brunner, 51, Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office, no driver’s license; Erica Lynn Stacy, 35, Corinth Police, shoplifting first; […]

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Inferno Consumes Large Barn in Farmington Area

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Firefighters battled a massive barn fire on County Road 100 early Sunday in the Farmington area. The fire was reported at around 2 a.m. in the 3500 block of County Road 100 northeast of Kimberly-Clark. Firefighters from Farmington, Glen and Corinth were on the scene. Details were not available early Sunday […]

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