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Alcorn Central Holds Pep Rally for Special Olympics Athletes

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Special Olympics athletes received lots of encouragement from the Alcorn Central student body on Tuesday morning. Cheerleaders, dance team members and the band held a pep rally for the Special Olympics athletes, who will compete Wednesday at Tupelo High School. (Photo gallery below). Special education teacher…

Alcorn Central Graduate Completes U.S. Army Basic Combat Training

Alcorn Central graduate Pvt. Matthew S. Watson graduated Basic Combat Training for the U.S. Army on Sept. 29 at Fort Jackson, S.C. Watson plans to become a pilot, and he is currently enrolled in Advanced Individual Training at Fort Eustis, Newport News, Va. His proud parents are Henry and Tanya…

Alcorn Central Falls 28-0 Against Tishomingo County

By Craig Strickland For Corinth Today The Tishomingo County Braves beat Alcorn Central 28-0 Friday night. It was a wet and muddy night at Alcorn Central. The Braves and the Alcorn Central Bears were both coming off big wins to start the season. In a battle to see who could…

Alcorn Central Beats ‘Talented’ Biggersville Team 31-20

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Alcorn Central Head Football Coach Brandon Cherry said his team played “great” against a “talented” Biggersville team Friday. Alcorn Central won 31-20 at home in the opening game of the season. Central’s Tate Perriman had a rushing touchdown and an interception return for…

Alcorn Central Football Players Learn Skills at Northeast Camp

Students from six area high schools enriched their football skills on the campus of Northeast Mississippi Community College during the annual seven-on-seven and big man challenge camps on June 7. The seven-on-seven event used two-hand touch rules with no pads and enabled offensive and defensive specialists, including the quarterback and…

Teen Facing Health Challenges Wants to Grant Wishes, and You Can Help

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A Corinth teen who has dealt with many health challenges wants to help others, his mom said. That’s why 16-year-old Bryce Bearden wants to raise at least $5,000 to grant someone else a wish through Make-A-Wish Mid-South. A fundraiser will be held June…

Woman Proposes Closing Three County High Schools, Building One Large One

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A local woman Thursday night proposed closing Kossuth, Biggersville and Alcorn Central high schools and building one large high school where those students would go. “This would replace all those high schools,” the woman, Jodie Fiveash, told Corinth Today after an Alcorn County…

Alcorn Central Boys and Girls Basketball Teams Fall to New Site

The Alcorn Central High School boys and girls basketball teams lost their playoff games Wednesday night versus New Site. The boys lost 56-45, and the girls fell 76-38. The boys record for the season is (13-14) and the girls (18-10).