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Hospital Employees Raise $30,000 for Animal Shelter

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Magnolia Regional Health Center employees have stepped up to help the Corinth-Alcorn Animal Shelter this year after voting it the hospital’s charity of choice for 2017. MRHC employees have planned events, coordinated fundraisers and competed against other hospital departments to raise money for the shelter. All donations and monies raised were given solely by employees […]

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New Animal Shelter Facility Proposed

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Corinth-Alcorn Animal Shelter officials are working on plans for a new facility. The shelter is currently located in a pre-Civil War building on Proper Street, said Volunteer Director Charlotte Doehner. “We need to get out of that building,” said Doehner, adding that part of the roof has fallen […]

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Low Cost Spay and Neuter Program Underway

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Efforts are underway in Alcorn County to get a handle on stray cats and dogs. A new low-cost spay and neuter program just got started Tuesday, said Corinth-Alcorn Animal Shelter Volunteer Director Charlotte Doehner. The pilot program is primarily in the Rienzi area, but officials hope to make […]

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Entries Are Being Accepted in Animal Shelter Calendar Fundraiser

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The Corinth-Alcorn Animal Shelter 2018 pet photo contest calendar fundraiser recently launched at www.calendar.alcornpets.com. With a $6,500 fundraising goal set for the project, the funds raised from the photo contest and calendar sales will go directly to the no-kill animal shelter to help continue providing care to the thousands of abused, neglected, abandoned and injured […]

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Discounted Pet Calendars Support Animal Shelter

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Submitted story A cocker spaniel in a tuxedo, precocious kittens and a tribute to Harper, the old red dog who called the intersection of Harper and Proper home for years—all this and much more await you in the Corinth-Alcorn Animal Shelter 2017 calendar. These calendars are discounted now for only $5. A limited supply is […]

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Animal Shelter, Alcorn Supervisors Spar Over Delayed Payments

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Sparks flew at the Alcorn County Board of Supervisors meeting Monday morning as representatives of the animal shelter went before the board with financial concerns. Alcorn County has not yet made its November payment of $2,083 to the shelter because of tight budget conditions. It is not unusual […]

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Pet Calendar Contest Supports Corinth-Alcorn Animal Shelter

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Your pet will be in a calendar if you submit a photo of your furry friend to the Corinth-Alcorn Animal Shelter’s photo contest. All eligible photo submissions will appear inside the 2017 calendar. By submitting a photo of your pet to the contest you will also be supporting the Corinth-Alcorn Animal Shelter. You can enter […]

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County in ‘Budget Crisis,’ Can’t Afford to Increase Animal Shelter’s Funding, Supervisor Says

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Alcorn County is in a “budget crisis” and cannot afford to increase funding to the animal shelter, said Supervisor James Voyles. “I would be completely against increasing any funding for anyone at this particular time,” Voyles told Corinth Today on Tuesday. More help needs to be hired at […]

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