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Famous Eater Consumes 35 Slugburgers to Win Corinth Contest

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor About 30 minutes before the scheduled start of the World Slugburger Eating Championship in Corinth on Saturday, the thunder rumbled like a hungry stomach. Then the rain poured down like a colossal belly-washer. But then the sky cleared, the sun came out and…

World No. 1 Eater Consumes 41 Slugburgers to Win Corinth Contest

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The No. 1 ranked eater in the world devoured 41 slugburgers in 10 minutes in Corinth on Saturday. Joey “Jaws” Chestnut, who just won the Fourth of July hotdog eating contest in Coney Island, N.Y., captured the World Slugburger Eating Championship in front…

Photo Gallery: Inman, Johnson Win Slug Idol Contest Thursday Night at Festival

Here is a photo gallery of the contestants in the Slug Idol competition on Thursday night during the Slugburger Festival at the C.A.R.E Garden in downtown Corinth.  Ashlyn Inman won the senior competition and Hannah Johnson was first place in the junior division. Cash prizes were awarded as well as…

Corinth Slugburger Festival Kicks Off Thursday

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The 29th Slugburger Festival in Corinth runs Thursday through Saturday, and this year’s event will be filled with lots of music, carnival rides and slugburgers. The festival will be in the area around the C.A.R.E Garden in downtown Corinth where the Green Market…

Corinth Slugburger Festival Quickly Approaching

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor The 29th Slugburger Festival is just around the corner, and this year’s event will be filled with lots of good music, carnival rides and you guessed it — slugburgers. The festival runs July 7-9 in the area around the C.A.R.E Garden in downtown…