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Remembering 9/11 in Corinth 17 Years Later

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Visitors to the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center on Tuesday remembered the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks by placing American flags around the flagpole in front of the museum. The interpretive center is providing the flags to the public until 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. On…

Corinth Service Remembers Terrorist Attacks On 15th Anniversary

By Abby Vanderford For Corinth Today Firefighters, police officers, and emergency responders of Corinth were recognized in a September 11 remembrance service Sunday afternoon at the Corinth Courthouse. Tommy Watson, commander of Corinth American Legion Post 6, opened the service, speaking to the importance of remembering 9/11. “It’s something that…

Wounded Veteran Loves the Outdoors

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Christian Brown, who lost his legs from an explosion in Afghanistan, was ready to do some hunting Sunday. Brown, 32, was one of many heroes who attended the dove hunt put on by the Alcorn County Chapter of Delta Waterfowl and Magnolia Regional…

9/11 Service to Be Held at Glen Fire Department Sunday

A 9/11 remembrance service will be held at the Glen Volunteer Fire Department on Sunday at 2 p.m. The service will pay tribute to those who died on Sept. 11 and in subsequent terror attacks around the world, such as in Orlando and Paris, said Rick Wells, pastor of Indian…

Alcorn County Artist Adds 9/11 Tribute to Fence Mural

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor An Alcorn County artist on Thursday afternoon was painting a remembrance of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on his fence. The painting honors emergency personnel, including police and firefighters. It also includes an image of the World Trade Center, which fell after the Sept.…

9/11 Service Is Sunday at Alcorn County Courthouse, 15th Anniversary of Attacks

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A Sept. 11 remembrance service will be held on Sunday at 2 p.m. on the Alcorn County Courthouse steps. “It’s been 15 years since this event, and we tend to forget what happened,” said Tommy Watson, commander of Corinth American Legion Post 6.…