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Corinth Mayor, Police Chief to Seek Re-Election This Year

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The city of Corinth will have an election this year. The positions of mayor, police chief and six aldermen will be on the ballot. All of the terms are four years. Candidates can begin qualifying April 30, and the deadline is July 9, said City Clerk Vickie Roach. […]

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Polls Open Until 7 p.m. in Farmington Tuesday

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Polls are open until 7 p.m. Tuesday at Farmington City Hall for the municipal election. There are seven aldermen candidates running for five at-large seats. The incumbent candidates are Lowell Gann, Johnny Potts, Jeff Patterson and Joel Cottrell. The other candidates are Luther Rhodes, Sidney Shadburn and Shane Harvell. Incumbent Farmington Mayor Dale Fortenberry is […]

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Aldermen Candidates Seek Office in Farmington, Rienzi

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today The towns of Rienzi and Farmington in Alcorn County have municipal elections coming up in the next few months. In Rienzi, there are eight at-large alderman candidates running for five open seats in the June 6 election. The incumbents are Sandra Nell Williams, Harold W. Palmer, David Massey and Dale A. […]

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Supreme Court Runoff Election Tuesday, County Office Open Saturday for Absentee Voting

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A runoff election will be held Tuesday in Alcorn County for a state Supreme Court justice seat. The runoff is between John Brady and Bobby Chamberlin, who are running for the Supreme Court District 3 (Northern) seat. There is a runoff election because none of the candidates got […]

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Photos: Election Went Smoothly in Alcorn County, Official Says

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News  Editor The election process in Alcorn County “went really well” Tuesday, an official said. There were no problems with the voting process or the machines that were used to cast ballots, said Deputy Circuit Clerk Crystal Starling. However, she said there were a good many voters who needed to […]

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Voters Elect Three New Alcorn School Board Members

Three new Alcorn School Board members were elected Tuesday. The below vote figures are unofficial and do not include 367 affidavit ballots. Ricky Fields defeated April Smith Burns for the District 1 seat by a vote of 860-450. Ann Little won the District 2 seat with 1,125 votes. Her opponents, Brandon Jones and Pherbia Mynatt, […]

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Martha’s Menu Patrons React to Trump Victory

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor At Martha’s Menu in downtown Corinth on Wednesday morning numerous residents expressed happiness that Republican Donald Trump was elected president of the United States. “The first thing I said was, ‘Thank you Lord Jesus,”’ said Bill Wallace. Wallace expressed dissatisfaction with the direction the country has taken the […]

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Secretary of State Visits Corinth, Says Presidential Election ‘Not Rigged’ in Mississippi

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The presidential election in Mississippi is not “rigged,” Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann said Friday morning during a statewide tour stop at Martha’s Menu in Corinth. “The only reason that you’ll lose your vote in Mississippi will be if you don’t go cast it,” Hosemann told Corinth Today. […]

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Absentee Voting Off to a Strong Start in Alcorn County With More Than 400 Ballots Cast

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Absentee ballots are already pouring in for the Nov. 8 presidential election, an Alcorn County official said Tuesday. As of Tuesday there were already 413 absentee ballots filed with the Alcorn County Circuit Clerk’s Office. Absentee voting started Sept. 29. That is a high number of absentee ballots […]

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Alcorn School Board Candidates Discuss Future Superintendent Appointment

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Candidates for Alcorn School Board shared their thoughts on the appointment of a future superintendent during a candidate forum at Kossuth Elementary School auditorium Saturday night. The governor this year signed into a law a bill to require superintendents to be appointed by the school board. Below are […]

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Alcorn School Board Candidate Forum Is Saturday

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An Alcorn School Board candidate forum is scheduled for Saturday at 6 p.m. at the Kossuth Elementary School Auditorium. The forum is open to the public. All eight school board candidates are invited to take part and answer questions. It is sponsored by The Daily Corinthian and the Alcorn County Advisory Council. There are three […]

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Alcorn School Board Candidate Walker Touts Years of Involvement With District

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Corinth Today posed the same set of questions to each candidate in the Nov. 8 Alcorn School Board election. Below are the responses from District 3 candidate Lamar Walker, who is running against Daniel Cooper and Keith Stevens. Candidate: Lamar Walker, 58, Rienzi: What are the biggest issues facing the Alcorn School District? There are several […]

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Alcorn School Board Candidate Stevens Says He Would Listen to the Public

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Corinth Today posed the same set of questions to each candidate in the Nov. 8 Alcorn School Board election. Below are the responses from District 3 candidate Keith Stevens, who is running against Daniel Cooper and Lamar Walker. Candidate: Keith Stevens, 60, Rienzi: What are the biggest issues facing the Alcorn School District? One goal that […]

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Alcorn School Board Candidate Cooper Wants ‘Best Possible’ Education for Students

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Corinth Today posed the same set of questions to each candidate in the Nov. 8 Alcorn School Board election. Below are the responses from District 3 candidate Daniel Cooper, who is running against Keith Stevens and Lamar Walker. Candidate: Daniel Cooper, 36, Corinth: What are the biggest issues facing the Alcorn School District? I think the […]

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Alcorn School District’s Issues Hinge on Funding, Says Candidate Mynatt

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Corinth Today posed the same set of questions to each candidate in the Nov. 8 Alcorn School Board election. Below are the responses from District 2 candidate Pherbia Mynatt, who is running against Brandon Jones and Ann Little. Candidate: Pherbia Mynatt, 43, Corinth: What are the biggest issues facing the Alcorn School District? There are many […]

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