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‘Rumors’ Over Biggersville School Closure Addressed by Alcorn Superintendent

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Questions and concerns are circulating over whether the Biggersville school will be closed. Someone asked Corinth Today to check on whether there would be a vote to close Biggersville school on May 8. Corinth Today asked Alcorn School District Superintendent Larry Mitchell whether…

UPDATE: MHP Releases Name of Corinth Woman Airlifted After Wreck

Staff reports The Mississippi Highway Patrol has released the name of a Corinth woman who was airlifted to a Memphis hospital after a wreck Friday night in Biggersville. Elizabeth Moore, 31, of Corinth, was airlifted to Regional One Health in Memphis with life-threatening injuries. A child in her vehicle was…

Cleanup Underway After Sewage Backup at Biggersville Band Hall

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The Biggersville band hall suffered a sewer back flow this month, and efforts are moving forward to correct the situation, the superintendent said. “We’re going to do everything we can to make certain that it’s safe for kids,” said Superintendent Larry Mitchell. He…

No Serious Injuries Reported in U.S. 45 Wreck Monday Afternoon

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A car and a large truck were involved in a wreck on U.S. Highway 45 in Biggersville on Monday at around 1:15 p.m. There did not appear to be any serious injuries, said Kerry Cummings, Biggersville Fire & Rescue deputy chief. Biggersville Fire…

Firefighters Respond to House Fire Wednesday Night in Alcorn County

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Firefighters from Glen, Jacinto and Farmington responded to a house fire at 68 County Road 300 Wednesday night. Jacinto Fire Chief Keith Hughes said the house fire was fully involved when firefighters arrived on scene. The fire was reported at about 9:45. The…

Biggersville Falters in Fourth Quarter, Falls to Tupelo Christian

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The fourth quarter did not go well for the Biggersville Lions football team in its Thursday night game at home versus Tupelo Christian. “We’ve still got a lot of work to do,” said Biggersville Head Coach Stan Platt. “We played a good team…

Biggersville Lions Show Improvement With Thursday Win Over New Site, Coach Says

By Josh Mitchell  Corinth Today News Editor The Biggersville High School football team beat New Site 26-12 Thursday night in Biggersville. Head Coach Stan Platt said the Lions played a lot better after last week’s loss to Alcorn Central. The team was excited with its first win of the season.…

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…

Fire Heavily Damages Glen Home Thursday

Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A house fire erupted Thursday at about 5:30 p.m. in Glen, and numerous agencies responded to knock down the blaze. Terry Doles Jr. rented the home and said he was gone for 10 minutes when he got a call from a neighbor saying smoke…

Woman Transported by Ambulance Saturday After Wreck Near Kossuth, Official Says

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A woman was transported by ambulance Saturday night after a wreck on County Road 605, according to Kossuth Fire Chief Adron Hodum. The Biggersville Volunteer Fire Department, Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office and Magnolia Ambulance also responded to the scene. County Road 605 is…

Arson Is Suspected in Series of Grass Fires Thursday Night, Official Says

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Arson is suspected in a series of grass fires that occurred Thursday night in Alcorn County, an official said. “There’s no room for arson,” said Pisgah Volunteer Fire Department Chief Gary Yancey. “This is every bit arson.” In all, there were about five…

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…

Biggersville Boys Beat Pine Grove

The Biggersville Lions boys basketball team defeated Pine Grove 81-71 Monday in a home conference game. The win against the 8-15 Pine Grove Panthers gave the Lions a winning record of 11-10. The Biggersville girls fell 54-50 to Pine Grove, bringing the record for the lady Lions to 14-7. Biggersville…