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Four ACHS Seniors Make Northeast Dance Team

Four Alcorn Central High School seniors recently made the dance team at Northeast Mississippi Community College. Kaylyn Lavender, Serenity Rorie, Preslee Sartain and Mallie Kate Williams will be on the sidelines in the fall as Northeast Tiger Dancers. They will receive a $787 scholarship. While in high school, Lavender cheered…

Alcorn County Prison Inmates Earn College Credits from Northeast

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor As their names were called, the inmates in the black and white striped pants approached the podium with smiles on their faces. They shook hands with a Northeast Mississippi Community College official and proudly gripped the crisp certificates. These inmates recently completed college…

Kossuth Athlete Honored for Academic Success at Northeast

A Northeast Mississippi Community College student from Kossuth was recently awarded for her academic and athletic success. Sara Talley, a member of Northeast’s tennis program, was a part of three doubles wins, including two against rival Northwest Mississippi Community College. Talley also had a grade-point average of 3.71 and competed…

Hollowell, Stafford Honored With Northeast’s Tiger Award

Two local Northeast Mississippi Community College athletes have earned the athletic department’s most esteemed honor for representing their teams in a positive manner. The Tiger Award is given to players from each sports program who portray good sportsmanship and quality characteristics on and off the field. Alcorn Central High School…

Children Explore Career Options at TIGER Camp in Corinth

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor  Local youth were learning and having fun at the Northeast Mississippi Community College TIGER Workforce Camp in Corinth on Wednesday. The four-day camp gives youth ages 10-16 a glimpse of manufacturing and other work environments, said Greg James, NEMCC workforce development manager. This…

Alcorn County Students on President’s, Vice President’s Lists at Northeast

A number of Northeast Mississippi Community College students from Alcorn County were recently named as part of the President’s List for achieving a 4.0 grade-point average in the spring semester. Local students on the President’s List at Northeast are: Corinth: Chazz Davis Bain, Bonnie Jo Briggs, Callie Grace Buntin, Misael Ruedas…

Seago, Cornelius Honored for Academic Achievement at Northeast

Staff reports Two local Northeast Mississippi Community College students were recently honored for academic achievement. Samantha Claire Cornelius of Corinth was named the Social, Behavioral and Applied Sciences Division’s most outstanding student. Whitney Tsagarakis Seago of Kossuth was presented with an award of excellence from the college’s health science’s division.…

Local Students Recognized for Academic Excellence at Northeast

Staff reports Two local Northeast Mississippi Community College students from Corinth and Rienzi were recently awarded for academic excellence. Edward Jacob Fett of Corinth was presented with an award of excellence from the college’s business and engineering technology division. Jonathan Kyle Steward of Rienzi was presented with an award of…

2nd Chance MS to Help Northeast Students Gain Job Skills

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor More adults now have the opportunity to earn their high school equivalency and gain job skills thanks to 2nd Chance MS. The organization is providing $50,000 to help 50 students go through an education program at Northeast Mississippi Community College in Corinth. The…

NEMCC Issues Statement on Shooting Incident

A male jogger was shot in the back of the leg Thursday evening “on the southern edge” of the Northeast Mississippi Community College campus in Booneville. He was treated at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Booneville and released, according to a statement from the school. College Police Chief Randy Baxter confirmed reports that shots…

Local Youth Take Part in Northeast Softball Camp

Alcorn County athletes this summer participated in a Northeast Mississippi Community College softball camp. The three-day event was open to any girl in the first-through-fifth grades. Athletes worked on offense, defense, pitching, base running and other techniques. The mental aspect of the game, sportsmanship, leadership and citizenship were also taught. For…

Students from Alcorn County Take Part in Northeast Basketball Camp

Students from Alcorn County recently took part in the Northeast Mississippi Community College Basketball Camp in Booneville. National Junior College Athletic Association Region 23 and District 15 Coach of the Year Cord Wright provided guidance at the camp with the help of several high school coaches. Players from the 2015-16 team,…

Alcorn Central Football Players Learn Skills 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…

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…

Alcorn County Students Achieve Good Grades at Northeast

Northeast Mississippi Community College students from Alcorn County have been recognized for achieving good grades. Below is a list of local students who had a grade point average of 3.5-3.9 on a 4.0 scale for the 2016 spring semester. They are on the college’s distinguished Vice President’s List. Corinth Joshua…

Local Children Take Part in Northeast Baseball Camp

Alcorn County children recently took part in a baseball camp put on by the Northeast Mississippi Community College baseball team. The athletes learned the fundamentals of the sport and were also received instruction on sportsmanship, leadership and citizenship. Richy Harrelson, who just completed his first season as headman of the…