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KHS Student Awarded Kimberly-Clark Scholarship

Staff reports A Kossuth High School student has received a scholarship from the Kimberly-Clark Corporation. Katie Beth Newcomb was awarded a Kimberly-Clark Bright Futures Scholarship. “Katie Beth has demonstrated a commitment to academic excellence and community service, so we are proud to recognize her with a 2018 Bright Futures scholarship…

KHS Students Enter Industry Big Leagues

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Friday was an exciting day at Kossuth High School as three students signed agreements to work for Caterpillar Inc. in Corinth. Twenty-two Corinth and Alcorn County high school students will take part in an economic development program that helps youth follow career pathways.…

Alcorn County Salutatorians Honored

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Salutatorians for the three Alcorn County high schools have been recognized for their academic success. Emy Settlemires is the Biggersville High School salutatorian. Settlemires plans to attend Northeast Mississippi Community College and then possibly Ole Miss to major in elementary and special education. She is the…

Alcorn County Star Students Honored

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today The Star Students from each of the three Alcorn County high schools have big future plans. Star Students achieve the highest ACT scores in their class. Damien Harbin is the Kossuth High School Star Student. He plans to attend Ole Miss and major in criminal justice…

KHS Principal Expected to Be Reassigned

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The process is under way to move Kossuth High School Principal Travis Smith into a new position in the Alcorn School District. Smith has been principal for three years at KHS, and the plan is to move him into the position of curriculum…

Local Grads Choose Military Service

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor More than a dozen students from Corinth and Alcorn County high schools will soon enter military service after graduation. Here is a roundup of local students who will serve the country in the Armed Forces. Alcorn Central High School Lilian Turner will join…

Newcomb Is Kossuth High School Valedictorian

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Katie Beth Newcomb, Kossuth High School’s 2018 valedictorian, admires Eleanor Roosevelt’s perseverance. Newcomb wrote an essay about the former first lady and said Roosevelt made a positive difference despite many hardships. Newcomb has attended Kossuth schools since she was in the first grade…

Kossuth Band Places Third in State Competition

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today The Kossuth High School Marching Band placed third in the state in its division Saturday in Clinton. The 72-member band competed against 11 other schools in the 3A Division at the state marching championship at Clinton High School. This is the second time in three years…

Class of 1942 Members Grateful for Friendship

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor As the three classmates from 1942 sat by each other in wheelchairs, one of them tried to remember the words to the old school song. “AAHS see our banner fly . . .,” sang Gladys Marie Suitor Scott, who was the valedictorian of…

Fundraiser Saturday Will Support KHS FBLA Trip to California

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A yard sale fundraiser will be held Saturday at the corner of State Highway 2 and County Road 600 in Kossuth to support the Kossuth High School FBLA team’s trip to Anaheim, Calif. Eleven students from the KHS chapter will go to California…

Local Graduates Will Serve Country in Military

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Some local high school graduates will serve their country in the military after graduation. Blakely Graham, who will graduate Corinth High School in June, is joining the U.S. Marine Corps, saying it is the most “elite” branch and will put him on “the…

Kossuth High School Student Signs With Arkansas State Softball

A Kossuth High School senior has signed to play softball with Arkansas State University. Kaylee Jones has played slow and fast pitch softball for the Kossuth Lady Aggies for six years under the coaching of Steve Lyles. Jones will begin her college softball career in June with the ASU Red…

Kossuth FBLA Club Succeeds at State Competition

By Josh Mitchell  Corinth Today News Editor The Future Business Leaders of America chapter at Kossuth High School excelled last week at the state competition in Jackson. Sixteen of the members qualified to go to the national competition in Anaheim, Calif. in June, said club adviser Rodney Fagan. In addition,…

Photo Gallery: Tacky Tourist and America Day at Kossuth

Students at Kossuth dressed up in USA apparel and as tacky tourists on Thursday as part of homecoming week festivities. Take a look at the photo gallery below. (Photos by Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today)

Kossuth High School Homecoming Court

The Kossuth High School Homecoming Parade will be on Friday at 1:30 p.m. The parade will proceed in front of the elementary school on County Road 604 and through the high school parking lot. The Homecoming Coronation Ceremony will be on Friday at 6:30 p.m. on the football field.

Kossuth High Football Players Train at Northeast Camp

Students from six area high schools enriched their football skills on the campus of Northeast Mississippi Community College during the annual seven-on-seven and big man challenge camps on June 7. The seven-on-seven event used two-hand touch rules with no pads and enabled offensive and defensive specialists, including the quarterback and…

Vandalism Partially Spoils Graduation Night, Kossuth Family Members Say

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The special night of high school graduation was partially spolied for a Kossuth family whose vehicle sustained vandalism during what was supposed to be a time of celebration, the mom said. Selena Scott of Kossuth said the family truck was parked near the…

Kossuth Baseball Team Wins Third State Championship in Four Years

By Gene Phelps For Corinth Today PEARL – Jacob Wilcher remembers the late night in May 2013 when he nearly feel asleep in the outfield. It happened during Kossuth’s 18-inning playoff victory against Independence, one that propelled the Aggies – thanks to an alert Wilcher’s RBI single – to a…

Alcorn County Valedictorians Will Keep Pursuing Success

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The valedictorians of the three Alcorn County high schools have big plans — one wants to be a veterinarian, one a teacher and another plans to study chemical engineering. Lauren McCreless is the Alcorn Central valedictorian; Katie Strickland, Biggersville High School; and Heath…