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Four ACHS Seniors Make Northeast Dance Team

Four Alcorn Central High School seniors recently made the dance team at Northeast Mississippi Community College. Kaylyn Lavender, Serenity Rorie, Preslee Sartain and Mallie Kate Williams will be on the sidelines in the fall as Northeast Tiger Dancers. They will receive a $787 scholarship. While in high school, Lavender cheered…

Alcorn County Salutatorians Honored

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Salutatorians for the three Alcorn County high schools have been recognized for their academic success. Emy Settlemires is the Biggersville High School salutatorian. Settlemires plans to attend Northeast Mississippi Community College and then possibly Ole Miss to major in elementary and special education. She is the…

Alcorn County Star Students Honored

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today The Star Students from each of the three Alcorn County high schools have big future plans. Star Students achieve the highest ACT scores in their class. Damien Harbin is the Kossuth High School Star Student. He plans to attend Ole Miss and major in criminal justice…

Local Grads Choose Military Service

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor More than a dozen students from Corinth and Alcorn County high schools will soon enter military service after graduation. Here is a roundup of local students who will serve the country in the Armed Forces. Alcorn Central High School Lilian Turner will join…

Living Free’s Christmas Day Meal at ACHS Brings Joy

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…

ACHS Cheerleaders, Dancers Invited to Perform at Disney World

Staff reports Two Alcorn Central High School dancers and two cheerleaders have been invited to perform at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Fla. Cheerleaders Natalie Gardner and Kaylyn Lavender and dancers Mallie Kate Williams and Serenity Rorie will represent the Memphis-based Varsity Spirit camp. They are among 800 high…

Test Drives to Raise Money for ACHS Saturday

On Saturday, people can test drive vehicles to raise money for Alcorn Central High School. It will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the ACHS gym. Long-Lewis Ford-Lincoln will bring vehicles to the school to test drive. Ford will donate $20 to Alcorn Central High School each…

ACHS Dance Teams Achieves Many Honors

The Alcorn Central High School dance team recently received a number of big honors. For the second year in a row, the ACHS dance team received a bid to nationals in Orlando, Fla. They were also honored with a special event invitation to perform in the pre-game performance of the…

ACHS Cheerleaders Win Several Awards

The Alcorn Central High School cheerleaders received several awards this month at a National Cheerleaders Association summer camp. The team received awards for Technical Excellence for superior skills in pyramids; Special Event Invitation to be in the pre-game performance of the Citrus Bowl; Herkie Team Award, the highest team award…

Photo Gallery: ACHS Graduation Ceremony

Take a look at these photos from the Alcorn Central High School graduation on Thursday night at the Crossroads Arena in Corinth.

Photo Gallery: Fictional Crash Scenario Drives Home Message

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Students at Alcorn Central High School on Wednesday witnessed a fictional scenario that demonstrated the dangers of drinking and driving and texting while driving. (See more photos below.) With prom coming up, public safety officials hope the students will take the message to heart and drive…

Caterpillar Introduces ACHS Girls to Manufacturing

More than 80 female students in the ninth and tenth grades at Alcorn Central High School learned about collaborative robots, 3D printers, innovation, interviewing and more as part of an event called Introducing Girls to Manufacturing. The session featured a variety of speakers from Caterpillar and hands-on activities to show…

Donations Needed for Community Christmas Meal

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor No one should have to go hungry or be alone on Christmas Day. That is why Living free Ministries of Corinth is partnering with Alcorn Central High School and the sheriff’s office to put on a community meal on Christmas. Donations of food…

ACHS to Host Fall Festival November 3

Alcorn Central High School will host a fall festival on Nov. 3. There will be food and games from 5-7 p.m. There will also be a chance to meet the Alcorn Central High School basketball team, cheerleaders and dancers at 6 p.m. In addition, there will be alumni reunion basketball…

Alcorn Central High School Starts Debate Team

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Alcorn Central High School now has a new program students can be involved in — debate team. The school board approved starting the team at this week’s meeting. Debate team sponsor Mallory Hamlin said she thinks having a debate team will benefit the…

Alcorn Central Recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month at Football Game

Alcorn Central High School was showered in pink at Friday night’s football game for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The cheerleaders wore pink T-shirts, and the football players also had pink on their uniforms. Even the penalty flags were pink. Many fans also wore pink, and a concession stand was decorated…

ACHS FFA Students to Compete at National Convention in Indianapolis

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Students from Alcorn Central High School will travel to Indianapolis, Ind. to compete in the farm business management competition at the National FFA Convention in October. They were recognized at the Alcorn County School Board meeting on Monday. Their advisor is Brandon Derrick,…

Alcorn County Valedictorians Will Keep Pursuing Success

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The valedictorians of the three Alcorn County high schools have big plans — one wants to be a veterinarian, one a teacher and another plans to study chemical engineering. Lauren McCreless is the Alcorn Central valedictorian; Katie Strickland, Biggersville High School; and Heath…

Alcorn County Schools Battle Maintenance Problems

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Water pooled in a ceiling light panel at Alcorn Central High School on Wednesday. Principal Brandon Quinn goes to the school on weekends to dump the water out of the light after heavy rains. “You can see the ring around it,” Quinn said.…