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Free Outdoor Movie Starts at Dusk Friday

A free outdoor movie will be played Friday (May 11) starting at dusk in the C.A.R.E. Garden on Fillmore Street in downtown Corinth. People are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs to watch the movie on the big outdoor screen. Concessions will also be available. The family friendly animated…

Photo of the Day: BBQ Festival in Downtown Corinth

Many contestants were in Corinth on Friday for the Hog Wild BBQ Festival, which is part of this weekend’s Downtown Throwdown event presented by Main Street Corinth. This is the first year for the Downtown Throwdown, which coincides with St. Patrick’s Day and also includes a crawfish boil, a carnival…

World War II Vet, 99, Will Be Corinth Christmas Parade’s Grand Marshal

Staff reports A 99-year-old World War II veteran and Corinth native will be the grand marshal of the Corinth Christmas parade on Saturday at 5 p.m. downtown. Leroy Worsham, who operated Worsham Brothers Construction with his two brothers, will be the grand marshal. The parade theme is Fairytale Christmas, and…

Corinth Hog Wild Festival Moved to Spring, Will Be ‘Rebranded’

Staff reports The Corinth Hog Wild barbecue festival is being moved to the spring and will also see a number of other changes. The festival has been taking place for 26 years and normally occurs the first weekend in October. The event is being “rebranded, renamed and will shift the…

Famous Eater Consumes 35 Slugburgers to Win Corinth Contest

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor About 30 minutes before the scheduled start of the World Slugburger Eating Championship in Corinth on Saturday, the thunder rumbled like a hungry stomach. Then the rain poured down like a colossal belly-washer. But then the sky cleared, the sun came out and…

Corinth Aldermen Approve Downtown Stop Sign Project

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor New stop signs and street signs will be coming to the downtown Corinth area after the Board of Aldermen on Tuesday approved the project. The aldermen approved the low bid of $48,620 from Nickels Signs & Graphics of Corinth. That will purchase 110…

Avent Named New Main Street Corinth Director

Staff reports A Corinth native who has worked for Magnolia Regional Health Center for 30 years is the new director of a group devoted to preserving and invigorating downtown. Angela Avent will be the new Main Street Corinth director effective May 1. Avent said she will miss working at the…

Celebrate Corinth to Showcase Local Merchants, Restaurants Thursday

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The annual Celebrate Corinth event will be held on Thursday at 6 p.m. in the historic lobby of Farmers and Merchants Bank, 515 Fillmore St., in downtown Corinth. The Main Street Corinth event allows people to enjoy food from local restaurants and view…

‘Films on Fillmore’ Will Show ‘Zootopia’ Friday

The “Films on Fillmore” event will take place in the C.A.R.E. Garden in downtown Corinth on Friday. The family-friendly movie “Zootopia” will be shown on a large, outdoor screen. The movie will begin at dusk, and people are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs. Providers from the Magnolia Pediatric Clinic…

Hog Wild Barbecue Festival Is Thursday-Saturday in Downtown Corinth

The 26th Annual Hog Wild Barbecue Festival presented by Main Street Corinth will be held Thursday to Saturday in downtown Corinth. It is a Kansas City Barbeque Society Sanctioned Contest and also includes live bands Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. Local band HomeBrew will kick off the festival on Thursday…

Many Volunteers Needed to Assemble Candles for Grand Illumination

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Many volunteers are needed to help assemble 12,000 candles for the Grand Illumination that will take place in Corinth on Nov. 5. The event will involve lighting 12,000 luminaries to remember the casualties of the Siege and Battle of Corinth, said Ashley Berry…

Downtown Corinth Is ‘Vibrant, Thriving, Growing,’ Officials Say

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Local officials are very encouraged by the continued progress in downtown Corinth. “I think it’s growing and thriving,” said Sara Beth Green, Main Street Corinth president. Likewise, Gary Chandler, president and chief operating officer of The Alliance, said he thinks downtown is “vibrant.”…

Main Street Corinth Director Announces Resignation

The director of Main Street Corinth has announced his resignation to accept an opportunity with a financial firm. Brent Johnson, who started in the position in May of 2015, said he will stay on through the Slugburger Festival in July. “My tenure at Main Street has been a great, if…

Photo Gallery: Outdoor Movie in Downtown Corinth

Photos by Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today The free outdoor movie put on by Main Street Corinth last Friday drew a big crowd to the C.A.R.E. Garden by the Depot. Families had picnics, children played and adults visited at the event, which is called Films on Fillmore. “The Good Dinosaur” was shown,…

Free Outdoor Movie Tonight in Downtown Corinth

A free outdoor movie will be shown tonight (Friday, May 6) in Corinth at the C.A.R.E. Garden downtown between the tourism office and the Depot. The movie, “The Good Dinosaur,” will start at sunset around 7:45 p.m. Sponsored by Main Street Corinth, Films on Fillmore is family friendly and open…