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Suicidal Man Did Not Threaten to Kill Others at Iuka Hospital, Police Chief Says

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Iuka Police Chief Randy Stringer said a man who fatally shot himself in the Iuka hospital emergency room area Saturday did not threaten to kill anyone. Iuka native Gary Lomenick, 64, told hospital staff that he went to the hospital to commit suicide so he could be put […]

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Man Killed Self at Iuka Hospital to Help Others, Brother Says

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A man who committed suicide at the Iuka hospital Saturday was depressed and chose to kill himself in the emergency room area because he wanted to donate his organs to help other people, his brother said. “He did not threaten anyone at the hospital,” said Harold Lomenick, whose […]

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Comb and Clippers: Iuka Barber Looks Back After 50 years

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By M. Scott Morris For Corinth Today IUKA – As a kid, Terry Lambert played guitar in a band called The Playboys, a provocative name for a bunch of guys from Iuka. “People around here knew us and knew we were OK,” he said with a smile. The guys won a talent contest at the […]

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Iuka Residents React to Shootout that Left Narcotics Agent, Suspect Dead

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Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Iuka native Ashley Woodruff moved back to her hometown from Illinois to raise her children because “it’s a small close-knit community.” The deadly shootout that occurred early Saturday in rural Tishomingo County does not characterize the community, Woodruff and other residents said. A state narcotics agent and the suspect […]

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