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Suicidal Man Did Not Threaten to Kill Others at Iuka Hospital, Police Chief Says

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Iuka Police Chief Randy Stringer said a man who fatally shot himself in the Iuka hospital emergency room area Saturday did not threaten to kill anyone. Iuka native Gary Lomenick, 64, told hospital staff that he went to the hospital to commit suicide so he could be put […]

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Corinth Bowling Center to Host Suicide Awareness Event

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Staff reports A suicide awareness event will be held on Saturday at Plaza Bowling Lanes, 2001 E. Shiloh Road, Corinth, from 10 a.m. to noon. Strike Out Suicide is hosted by the Mississippi Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. The cost is $20 per person and includes two hours of bowling, shoes, pizza […]

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Coroner: Alcorn County Had Five Suicides Last Year

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Staff reports Alcorn County had five suicides in 2016, Coroner Jay Jones said. That is about the average number of suicides Alcorn County sees in a year, Jones said. The number can range from around four to six, he added. Suicide is the third leading cause of death among teens in the state, according to […]

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