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Jone Dixon, Who Was Justice Court Clerk, No Longer Employed by Alcorn County

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today A woman who served as Alcorn County Justice Court clerk is no longer employed by the county, an official said Thursday afternoon. Jone Dixon’s last day of employment with the county was May 7, said Alcorn County Chancery Clerk Greg Younger. Dixon worked for the county…

Affidavit Alleges Alcorn School District Employee Struck Autistic Boy

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A criminal affidavit alleges an Alcorn School District teacher assistant struck a 9-year-old disabled boy twice with an open hand, causing or attempting to cause “bodily injury.” The affidavit, which is dated May 9, alleges that Remonda Dale Ellis struck the boy, who…

Eviction Laws to Change — 187 Granted Last Year in Alcorn County

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Gov. Phil Bryant signed a bill last week to change Mississippi’s eviction laws. Alcorn County Justice Court granted 187 evictions last year and 47 from Jan. 1 to March 31 of this year, according to Clerk Jone Dixon. The new law, which takes…

More Than 250 Eviction Cases Filed Last Year in Alcorn County

 By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor More than 250 eviction cases were filed in Alcorn County Justice Court in 2017, an official said. Alcorn County Justice Court Clerk Jone Dixon said 187 of the evictions were granted by the court while 69 were settled out of court. The vast…

Local Courts Saw More Than 90 Domestic Violence Cases Last Year

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor More than 90 cases of domestic violence were handled between Corinth Municipal Court and Alcorn County Justice Court last year, officials say. Corinth Municipal Court had 48 cases of domestic violence that were finalized in 2017, said Court Clerk Zane Elliott. Alcorn County…