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Corinth Police Chief Calls Reporter ‘Most Hated’ Man in Alcorn County

Corinth Police Chief Ralph Dance on Wednesday afternoon called a news reporter the “most hated” man in Alcorn County. Dance directed the comments toward Corinth Today News Editor Josh Mitchell at about 2 p.m. Dance also told Mitchell to “shut up” and threatened to arrest him. The confrontation occurred in…

Heroin, Fentanyl Threaten Alcorn County

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Corinth and Alcorn County law enforcement officials are concerned that the highly potent drug fentanyl could become a problem locally. “That’s going to be something we all deal with in the near future is this epidemic in fentanyl,” said Corinth Police Chief Ralph…

Confederate Statue Threat Being Taken ‘Seriously,’ Sheriff Says

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell and Corinth Police Chief Ralph Dance held a news conference Friday afternoon to address the threat made against the Confederate statue located at the courthouse downtown. The online hacker group Anonymous has reportedly called on people to remove…

Corinth Man Charged With First-Degree Murder in Saturday Shooting

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A 34-year-old Corinth man has been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a man Saturday night, Police Chief Ralph Dance said. Domonick Thompson of Rosedale Street has been charged with the murder of Donald Taylor, 35, 1406 Allen St., Dance said.…

Corinth Park Vandalism Will Not Stop Efforts for Positive Change, Resident Says

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Vandals marred signs, buildings and the parking lot of a Corinth park with spray paint last night, a resident said. The vandalism is not going to stop the effort to bring positive energy to Corinth’s Edward S. Bishop Park, said Omar Golden. The…

Corinth Hospital Was Put Under Lockdown for Safety Purposes, Spokesman Says

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth was recently put under lockdown after a shooting incident in which the victim went to the hospital, a spokesman said. The shooting incident did not occur at the hospital, but the lockdown was put in place since…

‘Why Would You Shoot Him That Many Times?’ Brother of Deceased Man Asks

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Family members of a Corinth man who was fatally shot Saturday have raised concerns about his death. Corinth Police have determined that the shooter acted in self-defense when he killed Lewis Boyd, 61, 1704 Proper St. According to police, Boyd forced himself into…