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Slugburger Superstar Chestnut Sets New Hotdog Eating World Record

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Legendary eater and Corinth slugburger superstar Joey “Jaws” Chestnut set a new world record Wednesday during the Nathan’s Famous hotdog eating contest in Coney Island, N.Y. when he consumed 74 hotdogs in 10 minutes. Chestnut, who has won the World Slugburger Eating Championship in Corinth the…

Jacinto Fourth of July Festival Is Tuesday

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The annual Jacinto Fourth of July Festival will take place Tuesday rain or shine at the historic Jacinto Courthouse. The festival starts at 9:30 a.m. and will run until around 3 p.m. There will be food, live music, crafts, political speaking and inflatables…

Photos: Director ‘Very Pleased’ With Jacinto Fourth of July Festival

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Beth Whitehurst, the executive director of the Jacinto Foundation, said she was “very, very pleased” with how the Jacinto Fourth of July festival went Monday. (More photos below.) Set around the historic Jacinto Courthouse, people sat in lawn chairs under shade trees and…

Flags Displayed at C.A.R.E. Garden for Fourth of July

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today In preparation for the Fourth of July weekend Mona and Grantley Grady, who are mother and son, put up U.S. flags Friday afternoon in front of the C.A.R.E. Honor Garden on Fillmore Street in downtown Corinth. Mona, who is the executive director of the C.A.R.E. Community…

Fourth of July Festival at Jacinto to Feature Food, Music, Political Speakers

A Fourth of July festival will be held at Jacinto on Monday in Alcorn County. The Jacinto Volunteer Fire Department will start serving breakfast at around 7 a.m. There is a charge for the breakfast, which will include eggs, sausage, biscuits and gravy. The event will include live music and…