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Corinth Woman Allegedly Sought Person to Kill Husband for Life Insurance, Police Say

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today A Corinth woman who was recently indicted on the charge of conspiracy to commit murder allegedly asked a person if someone could be retained to kill her husband, police said. Lisa Ann Mullins-Null, 44, of Norman Road, allegedly considered a plan to split life insurance money…

Corinth Man Charged With False Pretense for Alleged Use of Minnesota Business Account

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A Corinth man was recently arrested for allegedly using the account of a Minnesota business to make unauthorized purchases totaling around $1,900 at a Corinth auto parts store, police said. A woman connected to the case was also arrested and charged with possession…

Injuries Reported in Three-Vehicle Wreck on U.S. 72

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Multiple agencies responded to a major vehicle wreck involving two pickup trucks and an 18-wheeler just before 4 p.m. Friday at the intersection of U.S. Highway 72 East and the Kimberly-Clark Road in the Corinth city limits. Injuries were reported in the crash,…

Nominations Open for Distinguished Policing

Nominations are being accepted for the U.S. Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service in Policing. Winning officers will have demonstrated excellence in one of three areas: Innovations in community policing, criminal investigations or field operations. There will be awards given in each of these areas, and there will be three…

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…

Car Found in River About 15 Minutes After Reported Stolen

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A car that was discovered in Tuscumbia River on Monday night had been reported stolen that same night from an apartment building in Corinth, police said. The vehicle was reported stolen from apartments on Pace Drive in Corinth at 10:03 p.m. About 15…

Stabbing Reported Tuesday in Corinth

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Corinth Police responded to a report of a stabbing on North Cass Street on Tuesday night around 11 p.m., a detective said. An adult male said an unidentified assailant stabbed him in the chest area with an unknown object as he walked back to an apartment,…

Suspect Charged With Four Counts of Auto Burglary

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…

Head-On Crash in Corinth Sends Female to Hospital

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…

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

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.

Corinth Salvation Army Donations Ransacked

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…

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

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…

Vehicle Crash on South Parkway in Corinth Wednesday

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.  

Corinth Teen Shot in Leg, Police Seek Suspect

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…

Corinth Church Honors Public Servants for Their Sacrifices

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…

Photos: Police Special Response Team Deployed to Corinth Apartment

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…

Wounded Veteran Loves the Outdoors

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…