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Photos: Corinth Firefighter Rope Training

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Take a look at these photos of the Corinth Fire Department taking part in rope training this week. The class was offered through the Mississippi State Fire Academy, and 11 Corinth firefighters took part and five firefighters from Booneville. The 40-hour class spanned several days, and on Thursday firefighters climbed the wall at the training […]

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Corinth Firefighters Complete Search and Rescue Training

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Twenty Corinth firefighters recently completed an overland search and rescue training. A lost child, missing person with dementia or a hunter who has not returned from the woods are scenarios where this training could help, said Corinth Fire Department Training Officer Jerry Whirley. Firefighters learned about map reading, compasses and grids […]

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Caterpillar Fire Results in No Injuries

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor No one was injured in a fire at the main Caterpillar plant on Cardinal Drive in Corinth on Thursday morning, according to Corinth Fire Chief Todd Welch. Welch said the fire involved a machine that shaves aluminum. The aluminum can get hot and contact the filters, he said. […]

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Corinth Fire Department Supports Breast Cancer Awareness

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today The Corinth Fire Department is recognizing Breast Cancer Awareness Month by wearing pink T-shirts on duty. The public can also purchase the same T-shirts worn by the firefighters in October. Corinth Fire Department Capt. Johnny Butler said the T-shirt sales are going great this year with already about 300 sold. Those […]

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Van Crashes Into Corinth Apartment Monday Morning

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A minivan crashed into an apartment on Levee Road in Corinth at about 10 a.m. Monday. The driver was transported to the hospital by ambulance. Three people were inside the apartment when the van crashed into the building. The people inside the apartment were unhurt. David Peters was sitting […]

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Corinth Firefighters Practice Extrication Techniques

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Corinth firefighters took part in extrication training on Tuesday. The training allowed firefighters to get additional hands-on experience with extrication tools used to rescue people trapped in vehicles after serious crashes. The vehicles were placed in wrecked scenes with objects representing “victims” inside and under the cars. The firefighters were able to cut through the […]

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Corinth Family Keeps Positive Attitude After House Fire on First Day of School

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor One Corinth family had a very eventful first day back at school when their home caught on fire Monday afternoon. “It’s definitely a good thing that the kids were at school, and we’re all safe,” said Jason Pickens, who lives in the house with his wife Peggy and […]

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Corinth Man Thinks Fire That Damaged Mobile Home Was Intentional

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A Corinth man said he thinks someone intentionally set a fire that badly damaged his mobile home early Monday at a trailer park on Miller Road. David Keenum said he woke up, heard a sound and saw flames. Keenum, 58, said he escaped the mobile home by exiting […]

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Corinth Firefighters Rescue City Worker Trapped in Hole

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Corinth firefighters rescued a city Sewer Department worker who was trapped in a hole on Tuesday afternoon at the corner of Oak Lane and Magnolia Road. The worker was stuck in mud and dirt up to his waist, said Corinth Fire Chief Todd Welch. Some of the earth […]

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Corinth Police Respond to Shooting Incident Sunday

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Corinth Police on Sunday afternoon responded to an incident on East Sixth Street in which a man was shot. The incident was reported at around 1:30 p.m. at 1414 E. Sixth St., which is south of East Shiloh Road and east of Breckenridge Street. The man was conscious […]

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No Injuries in Structure Fire Saturday in Corinth

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Staff reports There were no injuries in a structure fire on Oakland School Road in Corinth on Saturday night, according to the Corinth Fire Department. The fire was reported to dispatch by a passerby at around 10:30. It occurred at a house located at 97 Oakland School Road, which is east of South Harper Road […]

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Photo Gallery: Easter Egg Hunt at J.B. Combs Apartments

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An Easter egg hunt took place at the J.B. combs Apartments on Cass Street in Corinth on Friday morning. The Corinth Police Department donated six full Easter baskets to the children who found the golden eggs. The Corinth Fire Department was also present with mascot Sparky. Community volunteer Omar Golden cooked hotdogs for the children, […]

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Corinth Fire Department Donates Two Vehicles

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Staff reports The Corinth Fire Department recently donated two vehicles to help the community. The department donated a 1999 Ford Crown Victoria to the law and public safety class at the Alcorn Career & Technology Center. It also gave the Corinth/Alcorn Parks & Recreation Department a truck. Parks and recreation badly needed a truck as […]

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No Injuries in Fire Behind Recycling Plant on South Harper Road Friday

Staff reports There were no injuries in a fire that occurred Friday night behind SMC Recycling on South Harper Road, according to the Corinth Fire Department. The main fire was on scrap piles, but there was also significant damage to some equipment, according to the fire department. Firefighters responded to the blaze at around 7 […]

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