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Two Aldermen Races on Ballot as Candidate Filing Closes in Corinth

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The qualifying period for city of Corinth elections closed at 5 p.m. Friday, and there are races for two seats on the board of aldermen. No one filed to run against Mayor Tommy Irwin and Police Chief Ralph Dance, who both filed as…

Race for Ward 1 Alderman Develops in Corinth

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A race has developed for the Ward 1 alderman seat in Corinth. Incumbent Republican Alderman Andrew “Bubba” Labas will face independent candidate Chris Wilson. Wilson, a nurse anesthetist at Magnolia Regional Health Center, said he is seeking a seat on the Corinth Board…

Courthouse Open Extended Hours This Week for Voter Registration

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The Alcorn County Circuit Clerk’s Office at the courthouse is open extended hours until 7 p.m. Monday through Friday of this week to accommodate voter registration for the June 5 primary election. The office will also be open Saturday from 8 a.m. to…

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

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,…

Polls Open Until 7 p.m. in Farmington Tuesday

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…

Aldermen Candidates Seek Office in Farmington, Rienzi

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,…

Photos: Election Went Smoothly in Alcorn County, Official Says

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…

Martha’s Menu Patrons React to Trump Victory

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…

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

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…

Alcorn School Board Candidates Discuss Future Superintendent Appointment

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…

Alcorn School Board Candidate Forum Is Saturday

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…

Alcorn School Board Candidate Walker Touts Years of Involvement With District

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…

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

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…

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

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…

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

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…

Children Leaving Alcorn School District Is a Big Concern, Says Candidate Ann Little

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 Ann Little, who is running against Brandon Jones and Pherbia Mynatt. Candidate: Ann Little, 66, Glen: What are the biggest issues facing the Alcorn…

Alcorn School Board Candidate Jones Vows to Put Children First

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 Brandon Jones, who is running against Ann Little and Pherbia Mynatt. Candidate, Brandon Jones, 32, Corinth: What are the biggest issues facing the Alcorn…

Ensuring Quality Education, Proper Money Management Key Issues, Says Fields

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 1 candidate Ricky Fields, who is running against April Smith Burns. Candidate: Ricky Fields, 54, Corinth What are the biggest issues facing the Alcorn School District?…

Alcorn School Board Candidate Burns Sees Several Big Issues Facing District

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 1 candidate April Smith Burns, who is running against Ricky Fields. Candidate: April Smith Burns, 42, Corinth What are the biggest issues facing the Alcorn School…

Saturday Is Deadline to Register to Vote in Nov. 8 Election

Saturday is the deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 8 election. This week, the Alcorn County Circuit Clerk’s Office is open for extended hours until 7 p.m. each day to allow for voter registration. On Saturday, the clerk’s office will be open from 8 a.m. to noon. The…