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Selmer Man Faces Corinth Burglary Charges

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today A Selmer, Tenn. man has been charged with burglary of a commercial building and burglary of a vehicle after being arrested by Corinth Police on Sunday, an official said. Christopher Baskins, 30, was arrested after the alleged incident, which happened in the bridge construction zone area on Tate Street, said Corinth […]

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Corinth Man Charged With Credit Card Fraud

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today A Corinth man has been charged with felony credit card, according to Corinth Police. Matthew Counce, 28, was arrested last week on the charge, according to Corinth Police Department Capt. Dell Green. The victim had lost the debit card but was not sure when or where. The bank contacted the victim […]

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Corinth KFC Burglarized Thursday

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Kentucky Fried Chicken on U.S. Highway 72 East in Corinth was burglarized Thursday at around 3:10 a.m., police said. The suspect took money from the business after making forced entry through a window, said Corinth Police Department Capt. Dell Green. There was surveillance of the incident, and the suspect was described […]

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Person Airlifted After Motorcycle, SUV Wreck

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A person was airlifted Thursday after a crash involving a motorcycle and an SUV on U.S. Highway 72 East in the Corinth city limits. The crash was reported at around noon on the highway in front of Dirt Cheap. Air Evac initially tried to land in the shopping […]

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Photos: Truck Spills Material on U.S. 72 in Corinth

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A truck spilled a significant amount of material on U.S. Highway 72 in Corinth on Monday afternoon. The spill occurred at around 3 p.m. and partially blocked lanes of traffic. (Photos below). A backhoe was brought in to help clean up the material, which primarily spilled in the […]

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Corinth Woman Allegedly Embezzled from Pet Store

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A 29-year-old Corinth woman has been charged with felony embezzlement, police said. Approximately $1,200 was allegedly taken from a local pet store, said Detective Capt. Dell Green. Lindsey Crabb of County Road 716 was questioned by authorities and arrested this week, Green added. Corinth Police recently received a […]

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Woman Charged With Credit Card Fraud, Corinth Police Say

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Corinth Police say a Tennessee woman was charged with felony credit card fraud after about $1,900 worth of purchases were allegedly made on a card that had been reported stolen months before. Nicole Bildhauser, 32, of Morris Chapel, Tenn. was charged with the crime, said Corinth Police Department […]

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Out-of-Control Car Misses Corinth Church ‘By Grace of God’

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A man was transported by ambulance to the hospital Friday morning after his Camaro careened through the front lawn of Lakeview Missionary Baptist Church and came to rest by the parsonage, Corinth Police said. Lakeview Missionary Baptist Church Pastor Charles Martin was inside the house and had just […]

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Life-Saving Drug Used in Alcorn County Overdoses

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Alcorn County was among the top 15 counties in Mississippi in terms of the number of times an opioid overdose reversal drug was given in nine months last year, a state report says. Emergency medical services data show that the life-saving drug naloxone was administered 27 times in […]

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Corinth Police Seize 47 Grams of Meth, Official Says

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The Corinth Police Department seized a “substantial” amount of methamphetamine during a traffic stop Sunday, an official said. Duane Ruggles, 37, of Third Street, Corinth, was charged with trafficking a controlled substance after he was allegeldy found in possession of approximately 47 grams of meth during a traffic […]

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Three Officers Resign From Corinth Police Department

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Three police officers recently resigned from the Corinth Police Department, Chief Ralph Dance said. The mayor and board of aldermen accepted the resignations of the officers Tuesday night. The board on Tuesday also hired an officer who is already certified and previously worked for the Corinth Police Department, […]

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Truck Goes Up In Flames After Wreck, Person Leaves Scene

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By Josh Mitchell  Corinth Today News Editor A pickup truck crashed and landed on its side before it went up in flames in Corinth early Sunday. The crash happened near a sharp turn on Oakland School Road at the intersection with Cornelius Drive at around 1 a.m. Witnesses reported seeing the apparent driver exit the […]

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Premature Baby to Undergo Autopsy, Coroner Says

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor An autopsy will be conducted on a premature baby boy who was pronounced dead after apparently being born in an abandoned house in Corinth, Alcorn County Coroner Jay Jones said. The baby’s body will be taken to the state medical examiner’s office in Pearl for the autopsy, Jones […]

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Two Separate Wrecks in 40 Minutes

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Corinth police, fire and ambulance officials responded to two separate wrecks within about a 40-minute time period Monday afternoon. The first crash involved a pickup truck and a motorcycle at about 5 p.m. near the intersection of Tate Street and Harper Road. The second crash occurred about 37 minutes later in […]

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Suspects Charged in Corinth Burglaries

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Several people have been charged in relation to recent, unrelated burglaries, Corinth Police said Wednesday. In one case, police responded to a residence on Third Street on Sept. 18 in reference to burglary of a dwelling and motor vehicle theft. Police developed information that three people were allegedly […]

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Corinth Man Charged With Aggravated Assault After Allegedly Firing Handgun

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A 55-year-old Corinth man has been charged with aggravated assault after he allegedly fired a handgun multiple times during an incident Wednesday night. The suspect, Roderick Surratt, also allegedly injured a woman during an altercation prior to the shots being fired, according to police. Surratt allegedly fired a […]

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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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