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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…

Fire Takes Rienzi Man’s Home, Not Christmas Spirit

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Alcorn County resident Timothy Brown’s house burned to the ground Tuesday, less than a week before Christmas. The fire also claimed three cats and a dog. Losing a home in a fire is always hard, Brown said, but even tougher around Christmas. “This…

Families Share Christmas Joy During Corinth Salvation Army’s ‘Night With Santa’

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Smiling children wore their pajamas as they eagerly awaited Santa Claus’ arrival in Winter Wonderland. Many families gathered around decorated tables to enjoy a Christmas meal in Corinth on Saturday. The room at the National Guard Armory was transformed into the North Pole…

Singing Christmas Tree Final Performance Monday

Monday at 7 p.m. is the final performance for this year’s Corinth First Baptist Church Singing Christmas Tree. “Christ is Born” is the name of this year’s Singing Christmas Tree performance. It features 60 singers from the church’s adult, youth and children’s choirs and presentations by the church drama team. The…

Photo Gallery: Kossuth Christmas Parade

Here are more than 60 photos from the Kossuth Christmas Parade on Saturday. Santa Claus rode in on a 1949 Kossuth fire engine.  

Photo Gallery: Farmington Christmas Parade

Here are some pictures from the Farmington Christmas Parade on Friday night. Many people turned out in the cold weather to enjoy the parade as it went down County Road 200.

Photos: Nursing Home Residents’ Doors Decorated for Christmas

Take a look at these festive doors that were decorated for Christmas at Whitfield Nursing Home in Corinth. Staff members and family decorated the residents’ doors to bring some Christmas cheer to the facility, said Activities Director Stacy White. The residents have really enjoyed looking at all the pretty doors,…

‘Angels’ Need Toys, Clothes for Christmas

There are some Angels in Corinth who need help this Christmas. The Corinth Salvation Army asks people to buy clothes and toys for the Angels on the Christmas tree at Walmart. The Salvation Army needs to receive the gifts by Dec. 18. The community always steps forward in a big…

Photo Gallery: Corinth Christmas Parade

Take a look at these photos from the Corinth Christmas Parade on Saturday. Premiere parade sponsor Magnolia Regional Health Center presented a Snoopy-themed float, and Main Street Corinth hosted the parade. Leroy Worsham, a 99-year-old World War II veteran and Corinth native, was the grand marshal. The parade’s theme was…

Fire Department Holding Toy Drive at Walmart

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today The Corinth Fire Department is holding its second annual Stuff a Fire Truck Toy Drive in front of Walmart this weekend. The fire department will be in front of Walmart Saturday from 3-9 p.m. and on Sunday from noon to 6 p.m. Toys will go to…

Tuesday Is Final Deadline for Lighthouse Foundation Toy Store

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Tuesday is the final registration deadline for families to receive gifts for children from The Lighthouse Foundation’s Toy Store. Registration will be Tuesday from 9 a.m. to noon at The Lighthouse Foundation, 1103 S. Johns St., Corinth. In order for children from infants…

Lighthouse Toy Store Registration Open

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The Lighthouse Foundation of Corinth is looking for families to register their children for the annual Christmas Toy Store event. In order for children from infants to 18 to receive toys, clothes and other items, families need to register in advance, said Lenay…

Corinth Salvation Army Seeks Families Who Need Angel Tree Gifts

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The Corinth Salvation Army will soon accept applications from people who wish to receive Angel Tree gifts for children at Christmas. Children ages newborn to 12 receive gifts from the Angel Tree program. The Salvation Army is an emergency needs based organization. This…

Huddle House Employees Ready to Serve Customers on Christmas Day

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Staff members at Huddle House in Corinth make the workplace festive on Christmas Day. Employee Santana McAlpin said she was surprised at how busy Huddle House was last Christmas Day. Somebody has to feed the people who don’t want to cook on Christmas,…

Corinth Man Still Thankful After Losing Job Right Before Christmas

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Corinth resident Chris Gates is not letting the fact that he lost his job Monday ruin his Christmas. He realizes he still has a lot to be thankful for. “I’ve got my family, my friends, my health,” Gates said as he sat in…

Community Christmas Day Meal Expected to Draw Hundreds

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The public is invited to a free Christmas Day feast at the Alcorn Central High School cafeteria. In addition to the community meal, traditional Christmas food plates will also be delivered to inmates and workers at the county jail. Living Free Ministries is…