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Deputy Injured in Pursuit Crash, Driver Not Captured, Sheriff Says

Older Model Nissan Truck With White Door Sought By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor An Alcorn County sheriff's deputy was injured when he crashed his patrol vehicle during a pursuit early Sunday, Sheriff Ben Caldwell said. The injured deputy, Riley Jeter, was transported to Magnolia Regional Health Center after ...
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Photos: Corinth Head Start Celebrates ‘Football Friday’

Children at Corinth Head Start had an exciting day at school Friday. Of course, every day is exciting at Corinth Head Start. But the children were given a special treat when Corinth High School football players and cheerleaders filled the hallways to hold a pep rally for Football Friday. Take ...
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Pickup Truck Crashes Friday on U.S. 72 in Alcorn County

Officials responded to a rollover crash involving a pickup truck Friday at about 4 p.m. on U.S. Highway 72 West in Alcorn County just east of the airport. The metal guardrail on the eastbound side of the highway was heavily damaged, and the pickup truck came to rest on the ...
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Pit Bull Seriously Injures Delivery Driver, Dog Not Located

Victim Suffers Facial Injuries, Airlifted, Sheriff Says By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today A delivery driver was injured by a pit bull north of Farmington and airlifted to a hospital Friday afternoon, Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell said. The dog had not been located as of 5 p.m. Friday. The driver was ...
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Photo Gallery: Kossuth High School Homecoming Parade

Take a look at these photos from the Kossuth High School homecoming parade on Friday ...
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Off-Duty Trooper Shooting Suspect Was ‘Protecting’ Self, Family, Says Wife

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A man accused of fatally shooting an off-duty Mississippi Highway Patrol trooper “was protecting himself and two younger family members,” the suspect's wife said in a statement Thursday. Troy Anthony Eaton 43, of Rienzi, is charged with capital murder in the shooting of ...
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Beating Suspect Arrested, Case Sent to FBI

Motive in Alleged Attack Unclear, Corinth Police Say By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Corinth Police on Thursday morning arrested a Glen resident for allegedly assaulting a man at a downtown restaurant Friday night. Luke Kiddy, 22, County Road 300, was charged with aggravated assault, a felony, for the ...
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All-Stars Auto Glass Shatters the Competition

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor All-Stars Auto Glass across from Kroger on U.S. Highway 72 in Corinth is an excellent place for windshield repairs, said Don Phifer, manager of Big A Auto Sales. “We've never had a windshield leak,” said Phifer. “They know what they're doing. They do ...
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Drivers Escape Traumatic Injuries in U.S. 45 Crash Wednesday Morning

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today There were no life-threatening injuries in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. 45 South and Wheeler Grove Road on Wednesday morning, officials said. The wreck occurred at about 7:52 a.m., and involved a minivan and car. The back of the minivan had significant damage, and the car ...
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Video: Chris Wilson Reacts to Corinth Ward I Alderman Victory

Take a look at this video of newly elected Corinth Ward I Alderman Chris Wilson right after his election victory was announced Tuesday night at Corinth City Hall. Wilson defeated incumbent Andrew "Bubba" Labas 209-160, not counting about nine affidavit ballots. Incumbent Mike Hopkins defeated Jacob Smith in the alderman-at-large ...
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Tippah Coroner Releases More Details in Off-Duty Trooper Shooting

Suspect apparently in vehicle when he shot off-duty trooper By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The Tippah County coroner released Tuesday more details regarding the shooting death of an off-duty Mississippi Highway Patrol trooper. Tippah County Coroner Chris McCallister said it appears that the suspect, Troy Anthony Eaton, 43, ...
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Corinth Police, Alcorn Sheriff’s Office Assist ‘Operation Triple Beam’

Month-Long Action Brought 255 Arrests in North Mississippi The Corinth Police Department and Alcorn County Sheriff's Office were among the more than 30 North Mississippi law enforcement agencies who collaborated with state and federal authorities during a recent month-long enforcement initiative. “Operation Triple Beam” resulted in the arrests of 255 ...
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Alcorn County Volunteer Firefighters Honored for Service

Local volunteer firefighters were honored Saturday at the Crossroads Arena in Corinth for all of their hard work to help keep the people of Alcorn County safe. Volunteer firefighters were treated to lunch and there were also activities for children. Another highlight of the day was the firemen's rodeo in ...
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Grisham Insurance Helps Seniors Save on Medicare Drug Plans

Part D Open Enrollment Starts Next Week By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Grisham Insurance in Corinth helps senior citizens get the best prices on their Medicare Part D prescription drug plans. Now is the time for seniors to schedule a quick, free consultation with Chris Grisham to evaluate ...
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Rienzi Man Charged With 1990 Starkville Murder, Sexual Assault

By William Moore For Corinth Today Michael Wayne Devaughn was able to elude murder charges for more than 28 years, but he was not able to escape modern technology. Advancements in DNA testing, specifically genetic genealogy, led Starkville police last week straight to Devaughn, who was sitting in the Tishomingo ...
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Man Charged With Misdemeanor Assault After Horton Circle Incident

Suspect Talked Out of Residence Two Hours Later By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today A man has been charged with simple assault and assault on a minor — both misdemeanors — after an incident early Saturday on Horton Circle, Corinth Police said. The suspect, Quinton McLemore, 28, of Hickory Flat, was also ...
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Local Residents Charged With Credit Card Fraud

About $1,000 in purchases made after wallet stolen, police say By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Two Alcorn County residents were arrested Saturday on charges of felony credit card fraud, according to Corinth Police. Chris Gillette, 32, and Rachel Ray, 25, were arrested on warrants Saturday at their County Road 226 residence ...
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Corinth Police Interviewing Witnesses of Alleged Assault

No arrests as of Monday morning, CPD official says  By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Corinth Police are investigating an assault that occurred Friday night at a downtown restaurant. No one has been arrested as of Monday morning, said Corinth Police Capt. Dell Green. Police are in the process ...
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Corinth Man Assaulted, Victim of ‘Hate Crime,’ Friend Says

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A Corinth woman said she witnessed two men assault her friend Friday evening at a downtown Corinth restaurant. Jessica Rose Thomas said her friend, Josh Bascomb, 28, was the victim of a hate crime. Bascomb's jaw was broken and his cheekbone area was ...
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Corinth Woman Located After Car Found in Creek

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today A woman crashed her vehicle into a creek under a bridge in Alcorn County sometime after leaving her house Friday afternoon and was not found until Saturday morning, her husband said. Theresa Berry drove away from her house on Salem Road at about 4 p.m. to ...
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Corinth Woman Passes Away After Vehicle Crash

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today A Corinth woman has died from injuries she received in a one-vehicle rollover crash Monday morning near the intersection of Gaines Road and State Highway 2, according to the Lee County coroner. Cindy D. Miller, 60, of County Road 519, Corinth, passed away Wednesday at North ...
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Corinth Double-Shooting Suspect Indicted

Suspect Extradited to Corinth From Wisconsin By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today A Corinth man has been indicted on several felony charges, including three counts of aggravated assault, shooting into a dwelling and felon in possession of a firearm, court records show. Jamar Allen, 32, of Tate Street, was recently extradited from ...
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Students Need 4,000 Plastic Bags — Corinth Shoppers Can Help

Bags Needed for Robotics Competition Local high school students need residents to help them collect 4,000 plastic bags Friday and Saturday. The Eagle Home School Robotics Team needs the plastic bags to make an impressive booth to wow the judges at a Boosting, Engineering, Science, and Technology competition with 800 ...
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Videos: Law Enforcement Honors Fallen MHP Trooper in Corinth

Here are videos of a long string of law enforcement officers leaving the Crossroads Arena in Corinth on Thursday afternoon after the memorial service for fallen MHP Trooper Cpl. Josh Smith, 32. The Corinth Fire Department saluted the law enforcement as they exited underneath a large U.S. flag hoisted by ...
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Three Ole Miss Law Professors Say Kavanaugh Lacked ‘Judicial Temperament’

Over 1,700 law profs sign letter to U.S. Senate By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor At least three Ole Miss law professors have signed a letter stating that Judge Brett Kavanaugh failed to show the needed “judicial temperament” to be appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court. The letter, which ...
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Shiloh Apothecary Encourages People to Get Flu Shot Soon

Shiloh Apothecary pharmacist and owner Raymond Mathis encourages people to get the flu shot soon as cases of the illness start to appear. No appointment or prescription is needed to get a flu shot at Shiloh Apothecary, 2049 E. Shiloh Road, Corinth. Most insurances fully cover the flu shot, and ...
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Governor to Attend Fallen Trooper’s Service in Corinth Thursday

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Gov. Phil Bryant will attend the celebration of life service for fallen Mississippi Highway Patrol Trooper Josh Smith on Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Crossroads Arena in Corinth, according to the governor's office. Smith, 32, was found shot and killed in Hatchie Bottom near the ...
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Inpatient Dialysis Unit at MRHC Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

Nearly 1,000 treatments delivered in first year Magnolia Regional Health Center recently celebrated the one-year anniversary of the Inpatient Dialysis Unit within the hospital. “The past year has been a game-changer for healthcare in Corinth,” said Dr. Greg Hale, nephrologist at Magnolia Nephrology Clinic. “We have truly been able to ...
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Wife of Suspect in Off-Duty Trooper Death Speaks Out

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The wife of the suspect in the shooting death of an off-duty Mississippi Highway Patrolman said Tuesday afternoon that her husband is a good person. "Anthony is a very good man," said Lori Eaton, wife of suspect Troy Anthony Eaton. "This is a ...
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Car Crashes Through Corinth Convenience Store

A car crashed through a large glass window at the Chevron convenience store at 2300 U.S. Highway 72 East in Corinth at about 5:45 p.m. Tuesday. Corinth Police, Corinth Fire and Magnolia Ambulance responded to the scene. Immediate information was not available on whether there were any significant injuries ...
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