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Suspect Charged With Four Counts of Auto Burglary

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A 26-year-old Corinth man has been charged with four felony counts of auto burglary, police said. Joshua Tays of County Road 793 was arrested Jan. 9 after someone saw him allegedly breaking into a vehicle on Lake Terrace Drive, said Corinth Police Detective Capt. Dell Green. The person […]

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Head-On Crash in Corinth Sends Female to Hospital

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today A head-on vehicle crash occurred Thursday morning in the Corinth city limits at the intersection of U.S. Highway 72 West and U.S. Highway 45. The wreck involved a pickup truck and an SUV and happened at about 8:30 a.m. A female in the SUV was transported to Magnolia Regional Health Center […]

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Photos: Police, Firefighters Play Baseball to Support Special Needs Kids

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The Corinth Fire Department faced off against the police department and Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office in a baseball game at Crossroads Regional Park on Saturday. The event raised money for Havis’ Kids to take special needs children on a trip to Disney World. The fire department won the game.

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Corinth Police Respond to Report of Shots Fired

Staff reports The Corinth Police Department responded to a report of shots fired on East Sixth Street in Corinth on Thursday at about 8:40 p.m. “We had a report of shots fired after an apparent altercation between two parties,” according to Detective Capt. Dell Green. Both parties left the scene prior to the police department […]

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Corinth Salvation Army Donations Ransacked

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor It looked as though a pack of wild animals had ravaged donations dropped off behind the Salvation Army in Corinth. Sacks of clothes were ripped open and strewn, and a liquor bottle was left behind. This is a regular scene at the Salvation Army’s donation facility on Lackey Road […]

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Man Escapes Injury in 18-Wheeler Crash, Says God ‘Was Riding With Me’

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Bill Kirkman stood at the bottom of an embankment off of Highway 45 North in Corinth with his wrecked 18-wheeler truck in front of him and pointed to the sky. “He (God) was riding with me today,” said Kirkman, laughing. “I think He was sitting in the seat […]

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Vehicle Crash on South Parkway in Corinth Wednesday

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Corinth emergency responders were dispatched to a wreck at the intersection of South Parkway Street and Droke Road at about 6:15 p.m. Wednesday. The Corinth Police Department, fire department and Magnolia Ambulance responded.  

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Corinth Teen Shot in Leg, Police Seek Suspect

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Corinth Police on Monday night responded to a report of a 17-year-old Corinth male being shot in the leg. Police responded to the area of Dorsey Street and the J.B. Combs apartments at about 10 p.m., said Capt. Dell Green. The victim said he was outside when a […]

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Corinth Church Honors Public Servants for Their Sacrifices

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Life Tabernacle Church in Corinth honored police, firefighters, EMTs and other public servants on Saturday. The church served them a barbecue plate meal, and Corinth Mayor Tommy Irwin also attended the event to honor the public servants. Police, firemen and ambulance personnel do not get the credit and […]

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Photos: Police Special Response Team Deployed to Corinth Apartment

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Story and Photos by Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today A law enforcement Special Response Team was deployed to a Corinth apartment on Levee Road near the Crossroads Arena on Monday afternoon. Corinth Police Department Capt. Dell Green said he could provide details on the matter later. (See more photos below). Two people were taken into custody, but […]

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Wounded Veteran Loves the Outdoors

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Christian Brown, who lost his legs from an explosion in Afghanistan, was ready to do some hunting Sunday. Brown, 32, was one of many heroes who attended the dove hunt put on by the Alcorn County Chapter of Delta Waterfowl and Magnolia Regional Health Center at Quail Hollow […]

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Local Law Enforcement Treated to Lunch at MS Care Center in Corinth

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor It is important to show local law enforcement officers they are appreciated, said Ray Jones, the administrator of MS Care Center of Alcorn County. That’s why he and his staff prepared and served a large lunch to the Corinth Police Department and Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office last Friday. […]

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Corinth Business Shows Appreciation for Law Enforcement

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Corinth Police Chief Ralph Dance and some officers on Thursday enjoyed a nice meal provided by a local business. Car-Mart on Highway 72 in Corinth wanted to show its appreciation for law enforcement and provided the police with a cookout, large blue cake, gift bags and a Keurig […]

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Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office Wins Battle of the Badges Blood Drive

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The Alcorn County Sheriff’s Office has the bragging rights this year. It won the Battle of the Badges blood drive, which took place in Corinth last week. Sponsored by Mississippi Blood Services, the Battle of the Badges blood drive allowed people to make donations on behalf of different […]

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Effort Underway to Display Bows Throughout Community in Support of Law Enforcement

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Penny Dance, the wife of Corinth Police Chief Ralph Dance, gets emotional when she talks about the large amount of community support that has been shown for local law enforcement. “It’s just a blessing that so many people have been so supportive,” she said Friday. “It means a […]

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