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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…

Dogs Were Inside Glen Trailer That Burned Down Friday, Man Says

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Numerous dogs were inside a trailer that burned down in Glen Friday morning, according to a family member. Lonnie Bascomb said his youngest daughter, her two sons and others lived in the trailer and they were gone to the Talladega NASCAR race when…

Firefighters Respond to House Fire Wednesday Night in Alcorn County

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…

Local Youth Seeking Eagle Scout Rank Leads Jacinto Bridge Project

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A local youth working toward his Eagle Scout rank recently led a project to make a major restoration to the swinging bridge at the Jacinto Park. Fletcher Roberts, 17, and others did a complete overhaul of the bridge, said Boy Scout Troop 123…

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…

Fire That Destroyed House Is Under Investigation, Officials Say

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A fire that destroyed a house on County Road 335 in Alcorn County south of Glen on Thursday night is under investigation, sheriff’s office fire investigator Deputy Mike Billingsley said. The county tax assessor’s office lists John and Amy Brown as the owners…