Voyles Seeks Info on Rural Broadband Expansion

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Alcorn County Supervisor James Voyles on Tuesday participated in a national webinar to learn more about USDA grant money to expand high-speed Internet in rural areas. Voyles watched the USDA Rural Development webinar from a computer at the Alcorn County Supervisors Office on Fulton Drive at around noon. […]

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Photo of the Day: Baby Goat in Kossuth

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Shawn Davis holds a 3-week-old female Boer goat in Kossuth on Monday afternoon. A calf, a little over a week old, showed up soon after to play with the goat.

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Photos: Truck Spills Material on U.S. 72 in Corinth

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A truck spilled a significant amount of material on U.S. Highway 72 in Corinth on Monday afternoon. The spill occurred at around 3 p.m. and partially blocked lanes of traffic. (Photos below). A backhoe was brought in to help clean up the material, which primarily spilled in the […]

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High-Speed Internet Needed for ‘Rural Prosperity,’ USDA Says

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Staff reports Five areas are critical for rural prosperity, according to the USDA. E-connectivity was the No. 1 “call to action,” in a recent USDA report. “Rural prosperity can only truly be achieved by connecting rural America to high-speed internet,” the report said. Other key areas were: quality of life, rural workforce, technological innovation and […]

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Photo of the Day: ‘Hey, Who’s Taking My Picture?’

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Several deer were spotted Sunday evening in Alcorn County between Biggersville and Glen.

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Photo of the Day: Singin’ in the Corinth Rain

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Despite the rain Friday night in Corinth, there were many signs of joy throughout the city, including a sticker that said “Enjoy Life” on the back window of a vehicle parked at a convenience store on U.S. Highway 72 West. The two people walking in the background and the lights reflecting off the wet parking […]

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Elected Officials Miss Broadband Grant Workshop, But Have Another Chance

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Three Alcorn County elected officials said Friday they did not take part in an online seminar about how to apply for USDA Rural Development grant money to expand high-speed Internet in rural areas. Alcorn County supervisors James Voyles and Lowell Hinton said they did not participate in the […]

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Arena’s 2017 Financial Outcome Unknown

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Did the Crossroads Arena in Corinth make a profit or lose money in 2017? The answer to that question remained unclear this week. Discussion was still needed with accountants on how to report a few items in the audit, General Manager Tammy Genovese said Thursday. She hoped to […]

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Corinth Chargers Players, Cheerleaders Receive Rings, Trophies for Great Season

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The Corinth Chargers youth football league held its awards banquet for the 2017 season on Thursday night at Crosswind Ministry. The football players and cheerleaders received certificates, rings and trophies for a successful season. The 7-8-year-old team won the Super Bowl, and the 9-10 and 11-12-year-old teams were runner up. The Corinth Chargers team teaches […]

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Photos of the Day: Raining Books at Corinth Library

Corinth Assistant Librarian Teresa Templeton decorated the inside balconies with a series of umbrellas of different sizes and colors Thursday morning to signify April showers. Templeton helps with many of the seasonal displays at the library.

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Corinth Woman Allegedly Embezzled from Pet Store

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A 29-year-old Corinth woman has been charged with felony embezzlement, police said. Approximately $1,200 was allegedly taken from a local pet store, said Detective Capt. Dell Green. Lindsey Crabb of County Road 716 was questioned by authorities and arrested this week, Green added. Corinth Police recently received a […]

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Martha’s Menu Receives Improved Grade in Reinspection

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By Josh Mitchell Corimth Today News Editor Martha’s Menu restaurant in downtown Corinth received an improved grade in a reinspection by the state department of health Tuesday. All of the issues that were identified in a March 20 inspection have been corrected, according to the reinspection report. The restaurant, which is located at 702 Cruise […]

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Southwest Volunteer Fire Department to Hold Fundraiser May 5

The Southwest Alcorn Volunteer Fire Department will hold a fundraiser May 5 from 3 to 6 p.m. at the fire station on County Road 515. Steak plates with baked potato, side salad, dessert and drink will be sold for $12. Hotdog plates with chips and drink will be sold for $5. Donations will also be […]

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Corinth Library to Host Events for Children, Adults April 9-14

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The Corinth Library has many activities for children and adults scheduled for National Library Week, April 9-14. Tax Law Discussion Greg Cooley, of Cooley & Labas Financial Advisors of Corinth, will discuss the new federal tax law’s impact on businesses and individuals Monday, April 9, from 2 to 3 p.m. Readers of the Crossroads “Readers […]

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Photos of the Day: Kaleidoscopic Cars in Corinth

Members of the MidSouth Motorheads and Mississippi Street Freaks of Corinth gathered at the McDonald’s parking lot Wednesday night on Cass Street. Some of the vehicles featured eye-catching lights, including halos and multicolored underglows. One of the cars, a Lexus, had lights that could be changed into many different colors through a cellphone control.

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Woman Charged With Credit Card Fraud, Corinth Police Say

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Corinth Police say a Tennessee woman was charged with felony credit card fraud after about $1,900 worth of purchases were allegedly made on a card that had been reported stolen months before. Nicole Bildhauser, 32, of Morris Chapel, Tenn. was charged with the crime, said Corinth Police Department […]

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Photo of the Day: Sewing Course at Alcorn Career Center

A woman makes a dress during a sewing class at the Alcorn Career and Technology Center on Norman Road in Corinth on Tuesday night. The center offers a number of 12-week adult night courses that cost about $70. Photography, woodworking, small engine repair, auto mechanics, beekeeping and many other courses are also offered. For more […]

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