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Corinth Man Indicted on Meth Charge

A 55-year-old Corinth man has been indicted on a methamphetamine charge, court records show. Stuart Kevin Holley, of County Road 408, allegedly sold, bartered, transferred, distributed or dispensed meth, the indictment charges. The indictment alleges that the amount of meth involved was at least two grams but less than 10…

Ex-Farmington Fire Chief Ordered to Pay $103,000 for Embezzlement Charge

Charge Will Be Dismissed if Boren Completes Judge’s Order By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Former Farmington Volunteer Fire Department Chief David Boren was ordered Thursday by an Alcorn County judge to pay more than $103,000 in restitution to the fire department for an embezzlement charge. Boren, 48, of…

Casabella to Serve Eight Years in Prison

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A former school administration official was sentenced to serve eight years in prison Monday morning for child sex crimes. Michael Shane Casabella appeared in an orange jumpsuit in Alcorn County Circuit Court with his attorneys as Circuit Court Judge Jim Pounds handed down…

Casabella Pleads Guilty to Sex Charges

Sentencing Set for July 16 By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Michael Shane Casabella on Thursday pleaded guilty to three charges in Alcorn County Circuit Court, according to District Attorney John Weddle. Casabella pleaded guilty to one count each of fondling, sexual battery and child enticement, Weddle said. He had been indicted…

Alcorn County Man Indicted on Meth Charge

Staff reports A 52-year-old Corinth man has been indicted on a methamphetamine charge. Freddie Wayne Smith, of County Road 537, allegedly sold, bartered, transferred, distributed or dispensed meth to a confidential informant in June 2017 in Alcorn County, circuit court records show. The amount of meth involved was at least…

Corinth Men Indicted on Gun Charges

Staff reports Two Corinth men have been indicted in separate cases on charges of felon in possession of firearms. Devin Avery, 27, allegedly possessed a .40-caliber handgun Aug. 21, 2017, according to Count 1 of the indictment. Count 2 alleges that Avery also possessed a Glock 23 handgun on the…

Corinth Man Indicted for Allegedly Shooting Into Dwelling

Staff reports A 20-year-old Corinth man has been indicted by a grand jury for allegedly shooting a firearm into a dwelling house, Alcorn County Circuit Court records show. Rodsheed D. Windom is accused of shooting a gun into a house usually occupied by Darren Johnson and Caitlin Eaton, the indictment…

Corinth Doctor Sued Over Woman's Delivery of Twins

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A lawsuit was filed Monday in Alcorn County Circuit Court against a local doctor and Magnolia Women’s Clinic in relation to a woman’s delivery of twins. Kirstin Fitzgerald of Alcorn County filed the lawsuit against Dr. Don Simpson and Magnolia Women’s Clinic, 512…

Corinth Man Guilty of Murder, Gets 30 Years

By William Moore For Corinth Today CORINTH – An Alcorn County man will spend the next 30 years in prison after he was found guilty of murdering a man in February 2014. A jury found Jerry Dale Miller, 63, guilty of second-degree murder in the stabbing death of Gregory Scott.…

Bostic Sentenced to Life for Capital Murder

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today A 26-year-old man was found guilty of capital murder on Tuesday in Alcorn County Circuit Court. Micah Bostic was found guilty by a jury after a trial that spanned several days. Circuit Court Judge Paul Funderburk sentenced Bostic to life in prison without parole. Bostic was…

Corinth Man Sentenced for Burglary of Dwelling

Staff reports A 36-year-old Corinth man was sentenced to three years in the Mississippi Department of Corrections on Monday in Alcorn County Circuit Court for burglary of a dwelling. Daniel Albert Rogers was actually given 25 years, but 22 years were suspended, leaving three years to serve. He pleaded guilty…

Corinth Man to Serve Five Years for Burglary of Dwelling

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today A 33-year-old Corinth man was sentenced to serve five years in prison after pleading guilty to burglary of a dwelling in Alcorn County Circuit Court on Wednesday. Brandon Dale Wheeler of County Road 662 received a sentence of 25 years in the Mississippi Department of Corrections,…

Corinth Woman Gets Probation for Identity Theft

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today A 46-year-old Corinth woman was given five years of probation after pleading guilty to identity theft Tuesday in Alcorn County Circuit Court. Tammy Renee King unlawfully obtained or attempted to obtain someone’s personal identity information, the indictment states. King intended to “unlawfully use that information for…

Ex-Fire Department Treasurer Sentenced to Probation for Embezzlement

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A former treasurer of the Southwest Volunteer Fire Department in Alcorn County pleaded guilty to embezzlement Monday morning in circuit court. Barbara Ellen Fair, 39, of Guntown, was sentenced to a term of 20 years in the Mississippi Department of Corrections, but the…