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Two House Fires in Seven Hours Hit Farmington, Glen Area

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Volunteer firefighters had a very busy Sunday morning as they responded to two separate house fires in the Farmington and Glen areas within seven hours of each other. The first fire occurred at around 3 a.m. at 30 County Road 173. No one was injured in that blaze, but the house […]

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Grass Fire Burns Home, Threatens Structures in Farmington

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A house caught on fire and several other homes were threatened by flames when a grass fire spread out of control in Farmington around noon Friday. Fire departments from Farmington, Glen and other jurisdictions responded to the blaze. The house that caught on fire was on County Road […]

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Inferno Consumes Large Barn in Farmington Area

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Firefighters battled a massive barn fire on County Road 100 early Sunday in the Farmington area. The fire was reported at around 2 a.m. in the 3500 block of County Road 100 northeast of Kimberly-Clark. Firefighters from Farmington, Glen and Corinth were on the scene. Details were not available early Sunday […]

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Fire Heavily Damages Glen Home

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Christmas gifts were in the driveway when the fire department pulled up to the burning house in Glen on Wednesday night. No one was hurt in the fire, said Glen Fire Chief James McAnally. Neighbors said a family, including two children, lived in the home. The owners are […]

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Photo Gallery: Farmington Christmas Parade

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Here are some pictures from the Farmington Christmas Parade on Friday night. Many people turned out in the cold weather to enjoy the parade as it went down County Road 200.

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Woman Dies After Farmington Crash, Coroner Says

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today A woman who was in a one-vehicle wreck in Farmington last week passed away Friday, Alcorn County Coroner Jay Jones said. Jessica Wilson, 30, passed away at Regional One Health in Memphis, Jones said. Wilson was in a crash on County Road 223 in Farmington early Friday and was underneath the […]

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Woman Was Under Burning Vehicle After Farmington Crash, Official Says

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A female was seriously injured in a fiery one-vehicle wreck on County Road 223 in Farmington early Friday, an official said. The driver was underneath the burning car after the wreck, said Farmington Fire Chief Jeremy Childers, who responded to the scene. The vehicle was still on its […]

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Photos: Farmington City Officials Sworn Into Office

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The Farmington mayor and board of aldermen were sworn into office on Sunday at city hall for four-year terms, which begin July 1. All of the city officials sworn in are incumbents except for Aldermen Luther Rhodes and Shane Harvell. John Hatcher, former city attorney for Farmington and current chancery court judge, conducted the swearing […]

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Photos: Farmington Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Reincorporation

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The city of Farmington celebrated the 20th anniversary of its reincorporation on Tuesday at city hall. The service included remarks from current Farmington Mayor Dale Fortenberry and former Mayor Ray Hughes. Farmington was first incorporated in 1838 but was burned in the Civil War in 1862. The town was not reincorporated until 1997.

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Farmington to Celebrate 20th Anniversary of Reincorporation Tuesday

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today The city of Farmington will have a party on Tuesday to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its reincorporation. The public is invited to the event, which will be at city hall from 6 to 7 p.m. There will be refreshments, and the Farmington Volunteer Fire Department will cook hotdogs, said Mayor […]

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Farmington Looks to Next Phase of Park Project

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor City of Farmington officials are planning the next phase of the 24-acre park project. The mayor and board of aldermen on Tuesday discussed what would be involved in the next phase. They decided that it would be best to get the land stabilized, fertilized and to have grass […]

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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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Farmington to Host Another Relic Hunt to Support Park

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Another relic hunt to support the Farmington City Park project will be held Saturday, May 6 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Farmington Alderman Johnny Potts said the first metal detecting event at the 24-acre park site was so successful that the city should have another one. People […]

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Photos: History Hunters Find Civil War Artifacts at Farmington Park Site

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Civil War Minie balls, a bayonet tip and an 1876 coin were just a few of the items found during a metal-detecting event on Saturday at the site of the future Farmington City Park. More than 100 permits were sold to search for artifacts on the 24 acres […]

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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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VIDEO: Watch Woman Get Airlifted After Farmington Crash

Watch this video of a woman being airlifted to Tupelo after her vehicle crashed into a tree on County Road 218 in Farmington on Wednesday. Air Evac landed behind a church a short distance away from the wreck.  

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Farmington Blood Drive Is Wednesday

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Mississippi Blood Services (MBS) will hold a community blood drive in Farmington on Wednesday from noon to 6 p.m. The MBS Donor Coach will be at the Dollar General, 4137 County Road 200. Donors will receive a T-shirt and can check cholesterol levels on their MBSConnect account. MBS encourages people to give the gift of […]

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Photos: Farmington Christmas Parade Friday Night

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Take a look at these photos from the Farmington Christmas Parade, which took place Friday.

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Three Christmas Parades Friday-Sunday

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Farmington The Farmington Christmas parade will take place Friday at 6 p.m. The parade will start at the intersection of County Road 200 and 215, go east past Farmington City Hall, turn on Central School Road and end at Life-Gate Church. Kossuth The Kossuth Christmas Parade will be Saturday at 4 p.m. The route will […]

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Firefighters Respond to House Fire Wednesday Night in Alcorn County

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Firefighters from Glen, Jacinto and Farmington responded to a house fire at 68 County Road 300 Wednesday night. Jacinto Fire Chief Keith Hughes said the house fire was fully involved when firefighters arrived on scene. The fire was reported at about 9:45. The house was located about five […]

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