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Residents React to Hatchie Bottom Tragedy

Suspect Charged With Capital Murder in Off-Duty MHP Trooper’s Death By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The circumstances that led to an off-duty Mississippi Highway Patrol trooper being shot and killed remain unclear. Josh Smith, 32, was pronounced deceased in Hatchie Bottom near the Alcorn/Tippah County line at around…

Log Truck Crashes Near Kossuth Friday

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Officials responded to a log truck rollover crash on State Highway 2 near Kossuth on Friday at about 2 p.m. An 18-wheeler truck carrying a load of timber rolled on its side and came to rest on the side of a hill. Timber spilled out of…

Person Airlifted After Monday Wreck on U.S. 45 in Biggersville

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A person was airlifted after a vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 45 South in Biggersville on Monday. Authorities responded to the crash by the 45 Truck Stop at around 11:45 a.m. The Air Evac rescue helicopter landed in the southbound lane of U.S.…

MHP Campaign Aims to Reduce Fatal Crashes

Staff reports Keeping traffic fatalities under 40 in the nine northeast counties is a Mississippi Highway Patrol objective this year. Troop F launched a safety initiative to increase enforcement during peak crash times, promote seatbelt use and spread safety messages through social media. Georgia State Patrolman David Snyder talked about…

100 Pounds of Pot, 450 Doses of Marijuana Wax Seized, MHP Says

Staff reports A California man was arrested Thursday after more than 100 pounds of marijuana and 450 doses of marijuana wax were allegedly found in the bed of a pickup truck about an hour south of Corinth, the Mississippi Highway Patrol said. George Herbert Stonebreaker, 57, of Paradise, Calif., was…

Ripley Man, 30, Killed in Vehicle Crash

A Ripley man was killed in a vehicle crash that occurred early Saturday in Tippah County, according to the Mississippi Highway Patrol. It appeared Jesse Taplin, 30, was traveling south on State Highway 15 when he apparently crossed into the northbound lane and collided with a 2008 Ford, the highway…

Man Reportedly Conscious, Talking After Rollover Crash on U.S. 45

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A man was transported by ambulance to Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth after a one-vehicle rollover crash on U.S. Highway 45 near Rienzi on Wednesday afternoon. The man was reportedly conscious and talking when he was in the ambulance. The car, which…

Iuka Man Killed in Alcorn County Crash

Staff reports An Iuka man was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Alcorn County on Tuesday night. William A. Nash, 67, passed away from injuries he sustained in the crash, which happened at around 8:30 p.m. at the intersection of U.S. Highway 45 and County Road 512. It appeared Nash…

Unborn Child Dies After Biggersville Wreck

Staff reports An unborn child died Tuesday from injuries sustained in a vehicle crash Monday night in Biggersville, according to the Mississippi Highway Patrol. The woman, Briana Bryan, was approximately eight months pregnant, according to the patrol. Bryan, 19, of Walnut, was transported by ambulance to Magnolia Regional Health Center…

Officials Respond to Rollover Crash Friday Morning Near Rienzi

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A rollover vehicle crash occurred on Highway 45 near Rienzi on Friday morning. The crash was reported around 6:30 a.m. Corinth Today is attempting to get details about the wreck from Mississippi Highway Patrol Public Affairs. The Mississippi Highway Patrol, the Alcorn Sheriff’s…

Rollover Crash Occurs on Highway 72 in Alcorn County Tuesday

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A rollover crash occurred on Highway 72 about a mile east of the Corinth city limits on Tuesday. Details on the accident are unclear to Corinth Today. Emergency responders from Glen and Farmington were on scene with the highway patrol, the sheriff’s office…

Car Crashes Upside Down Into Creek Near Biggersville

A car crashed upside down into Mays Creek off of Highway 45 just north of Biggersville. The wreck was reported late Sunday, at around midnight. There were no serious injuries. Biggersville Fire & Rescue, Rienzi Fire, the Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office and the highway patrol responded. (Photos by Josh Mitchell/Corinth…

Photos: Two Transported by Ambulance from Crash Scene Early Saturday

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Two people from the same vehicle were transported by ambulance¬†after a wreck was reported early Saturday on Highway 72 a few miles east of the Corinth city limits. The vehicle was on its side and down a hill in a wooded area on…