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Three Sent to Hospital After Crashing Into Light Pole

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Agencies responded to a pair of wrecks Tuesday afternoon in Rienzi. The two wrecks were apparently unrelated but occurred next to each other at about the same time, said John Fair with the Rienzi Fire Department. The wrecks happened on State Highway 356 at the intersection with County […]

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Christian Academy May Lease Building Behind Rienzi Town Hall

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor It appears the town of Rienzi may be the home of a Christian academy after all. The owner of a building behind Rienzi Town Hall said Wednesday morning that Pathway Christian Academy plans to lease a portion of the facility. Martha Lee, who owns the building with her […]

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Outgoing Rienzi Alderwomen Reflect on Years of Service

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Two Rienzi alderwomen said goodbye Tuesday night. Alderwomen Sandra Williams and Betty Williams both said it was “sad” to leave the board. They chose not to run for re-election. “I just just decided to rest awhile and let somebody else do it,” Sandra said. “I can run again […]

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Woman Wants Investigation Into Fire That Destroyed Home

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A fire destroyed a mobile home near Rienzi on Tuesday morning, and the woman who lived there wants the blaze investigated. A dog named Freckles was killed in the fire, said Tammy Eaton, who rented the mobile home. Eaton was at work, and her 8-year-old daughter was at […]

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Dogs Were Inside Glen Trailer That Burned Down Friday, Man Says

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Numerous dogs were inside a trailer that burned down in Glen Friday morning, according to a family member. Lonnie Bascomb said his youngest daughter, her two sons and others lived in the trailer and they were gone to the Talladega NASCAR race when the fire occurred. There were […]

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Aldermen Candidates Seek Office in Farmington, Rienzi

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By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today The towns of Rienzi and Farmington in Alcorn County have municipal elections coming up in the next few months. In Rienzi, there are eight at-large alderman candidates running for five open seats in the June 6 election. The incumbents are Sandra Nell Williams, Harold W. Palmer, David Massey and Dale A. […]

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Grant, Loan May Be Sought for Natural Gas Expansion in Rienzi Area

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Expanding natural gas service in the Rienzi area could cost around $1.1 million, officials said Tuesday night. The town of Rienzi may seek grant and loan funding to pay for the system expansion, which could include about 10 miles of pipeline. About 234 potential customers outside of the town […]

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Rienzi Residents React to Controversies Over Christian School, Flag

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A flag and a school are just symbols, a Rienzi woman said. “It’s not about a flag. It’s not about a school. It’s about being against Jesus and who he is,” said Vickie Dixon, who works at a store in downtown Rienzi. “You’re either saved or not saved.” […]

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Christian Academy’s Lease of Rienzi School ‘Voided’

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A lease to allow Pathway Christian Academy to locate in the former Rienzi Elementary School was “voided” Friday morning, Mayor Walter Williams said. When the school district transferred the former school property to the town of Rienzi, there was an agreement that the building would not be used […]

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Video Footage of Christian Flag Rally in Rienzi

A crowd of people waving Christian flags descended on the Veterans Memorial in Rienzi on Saturday after the Freedom From Religion Foundation sent a letter to the town. The letter stated, “A religious memorial, like any other religious display endorsed by the government, is unconstitutional.” The town removed the flag for the time being, but […]

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Demonstration Saturday In Rienzi Over Removal of Christian Flag

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A demonstration over the removal of a Christian flag is scheduled for Saturday at 11 a.m. at the veterans memorial next to Rienzi Town Hall. The public is invited to attend the event, and people are welcome to bring their own Christian flags to wave during the demonstration, […]

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VIDEO: Christmas Joy Arrives at Rienzi Town Hall

Watch this video of children from Kid Kountry singing Christmas songs at Rienzi Town Hall on Monday.

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Rienzi Wins Best Water in Mississippi Award

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By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The town of Riezni won an award for the best water in Mississippi for 2016. “We’ve got good water,” said Chad Potts, the town’s water and gas operator. “I’m proud of it.” But Potts is humble about the honor from the Mississippi Rural Water Association. “I just lucked […]

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Photos: Children Sing Christmas Songs at Rienzi Town Hall

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Take a look at these pictures of children from Kid Kountry in Rienzi singing Christmas songs at Rienzi Town Hall on Monday morning.

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Photos: Rienzi Christmas Parade

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Take a look at these pictures from the Rienzi Christmas parade on Sunday.

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