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Photos: Car-Mart Easter Egg Hunt in Corinth

Check out these photos from the Easter egg hunt that was held at Car-Mart in Corinth on Saturday. Many people turned out for the event, which also featured a visit from Peter Rabbit as well as prizes and food ...
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Photo Gallery: Country Cottage Easter Egg Hunt in Corinth

Country Cottage assisted living in Corinth held an Easter egg hunt for the community Saturday morning. Many people turned out for the event, which included prize eggs, Easter treats and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Check out the photos below. (Photos by Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today) ...
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Photos: Whitfield Nursing Home Easter Party

Check out these photos of the Easter party at Whitfield Nursing Home in Corinth on Friday.  (Photos by Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today) ...
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Photo Gallery: Easter at MS Care Center of Alcorn County

Take a look at these photos of the Easter event at MS Care Center of Alcorn County on Friday. Children enjoyed Easter activities, treats, an egg hunt and even got to visit the Easter Bunny ...
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Photos: Holy Thursday Feet Washing at Corinth Catholic Church

Father Mario Solorzano washed the feet of numerous attendees during a Holy Thursday service at  St. James Catholic Church in Corinth. The Bible states that Jesus washed the feet of the disciples. In John 13:14-15 Jesus tells the disciples, "Now that I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, ...
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Alcorn County’s Population Declines, Estimates Show

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Alcorn County lost population between 2017 and 2018, according to new estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. Alcorn County's population decreased by 278 people, or 0.7 percent, between July 1, 2017 and July 1, 2018, the estimates released Thursday show. The county's total population was estimated ...
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Junior Ranger Day Saturday at Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center

National Junior Ranger Day will be Saturday at the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center from 8:30 a.m. to noon. It is for children 7-12 years old and includes an infantry firing demonstration, a wet plate photography demonstration and Civil War games. “We would like to invite children ages 7-12 years ...
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Easter Egg Hunt Saturday at Country Cottage in Corinth

The public is invited to an Easter egg hunt at Country Cottage in Corinth on Saturday at 10 a.m. The Easter bunny will be there as well. Country Cottage is located at 3002 N. Polk St., Corinth ...
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Car-Mart to Host Easter Egg Hunt With Peter Rabbit Saturday

Car-Mart on U.S. Highway 72 East in Corinth will hold an Easter egg hunt on Saturday at noon. Peter Rabbit will be present for pictures. There will be food, drinks and prizes for everyone as well as special golden egg prizes. Car-Mart is located at 2402 Highway 72 E., Corinth ...
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Minister Opening Prayer Retreat Near Corinth

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today A minister who grew up in Corinth is moving back home to open a prayer retreat on 160 acres that was donated to her nonprofit organization. The Rev. Ginger Jones Holland said the 160-acre prayer retreat with an eight-acre lake will feature Amish cabins and possibly ...
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BHS Band Program May End

The Alcorn School Board on Tuesday night discussed the possibility of ending the Biggersville High School band program. The board tabled the discussion until its May 13 meeting. If the BHS band program ends, students can attend another band program in the county, said Superintendent Larry Mitchell. The district will ...
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Girl Scouts Release Butterflies at Biggersville Elementary

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Local Girl Scouts on Tuesday released butterflies they raised for a community service project at Biggersville Elementary School. The butterflies were caterpillars when the Girl Scouts started raising them. The Girl Scouts also involved students in pre-K through sixth grades at Biggersville Elementary in the learning ...
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Corinth Man, Woman Charged With Child Endangerment

A Corinth man and woman have been indicted by an Alcorn County Grand Jury on charges of child endangerment. Richard Carl Hammett, 31, and Antonette Hodel, 40, allegedly let children be present while meth was possessed and/or used, according to the indictment. The two children were around the ages of ...
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Assault Suspect Allegedly Had Flare Gun

The Adamsville, Tenn. Police Department on Friday responded to a situation that resulted in three counts of felony aggravated assault against the suspect. The suspect, Jeffrey Blevins, 42, of Crowe Street in Adamsville, allegedly had a flare gun and a baseball bat, according to the police report. Blevins was allegedly ...
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Glen Girl, 2, to Compete at State Pageant in Vicksburg

A 2-year-old girl from Glen excelled this past weekend at a pageant in New Albany and will now go to a state pageant in Vicksburg. Charleigh Doss on Saturday was crowed Miss Hospitality at the Miss Tippah and Miss Union County Magnolia State Pageant at the American Legion in New ...
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Shiloh Apothecary Offers Convenient Medicine Packaging

Shiloh Apothecary on East Shiloh Road in Corinth offers a free medicine packaging service that helps customers keep up with their daily doses. Medicines, vitamins and supplements can be organized in convenient packages if the customer requests the service. Doses are sorted by different times of day such as morning, ...
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Selmer Police Investigate Alleged Gun at Gas Pump Incident

Selmer Police last week investigated an alleged aggravated assault incident involving a gun at a gas pump. Police responded to the gas station on Mulberry Avenue at about 3 p.m. Friday and spoke with the alleged victim. The alleged victim said Brandon Marshall, 27, of Selmer, approached him concerning money ...
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Alcorn County Burglary Suspects Arrested

Three local residents have been charged with the recent burglary of a residence in Alcorn County, according to Sheriff Ben Caldwell. On April 3 deputies responded to a residence on County Road 512 and discovered that several firearms had been stolen, a news release from the sheriff's office says. Witnesses ...
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Sanctuary Antiques Blends Modern, Traditional

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today Walking into Sanctuary Antiques in Corinth is like visiting numerous countries at once. The store features merchandise from places such as France, England, Hungary, Romania, China and the United States. Antique tables, chests, display cabinets, rugs and so much more are available at the Taylor Street ...
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Video: Corinth Librarian Provides Dramatic Reading

Watch Corinth Head Librarian Cody Daniel as he presents a dramatic reading of Edgar Allan Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart" on Thursday. He read the story as part of National Library Week activities at the Corinth Library. (Video by Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today) ...
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Tea, Shake Shop Opens in SoCo

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A new business in downtown Corinth offers specialty teas and shakes. Crossroads Nutrition at the corner of Wick and Fillmore streets has about 20 flavors of meal-replacement shakes. The business, which opened last week at the bustling downtown corner, also has many flavors ...
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Toxicology Reports Sought by Suspect’s Attorney in Off-Duty Trooper Shooting

A lawyer representing a man charged with first-degree murder in the death of an off-duty Mississippi Highway Patrol trooper wants to see toxicology reports on people involved in the incident. Attorney Jamie Franks of Tupelo represents Troy Anthony Eaton of Rienzi, who is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting ...
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Scott Sawyer Shares Grilling Safety Tips From State Farm

Corinth State Farm Agent Scott Sawyer has shared many tips to keep you and your family safe while grilling and picnicking this spring. Grilling Safety
  • Check gas lines for cracking, sharp bends or brittleness. Put soapy water on the gas lines and look for bubbling to test for leaks.
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Corinth Police Officer Visits Library

Corinth Police Officer Clifford Nix visited the Corinth Library on Tuesday afternoon for National Library Week. (Photos below). Nix talked to a group of children and adults about the life of a police officer. He also discussed the patrol vehicle and let a child sit inside. Click here to see ...
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Alcorn Judge McGee to Be Fined, Reprimanded

Post 2 Alcorn County Justice Court Judge Jimmy McGee will be fined and publicly reprimanded after “multiple allegations” of judicial misconduct. “Judge McGee engaged in a pattern of delaying rendering opinions, which gave the appearance that he failed to diligently perform his judicial duties,” the Mississippi Supreme Court ruled. “And ...
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Corinth Man Arrested in McNairy County Assault Case

A Corinth man has been arrested in an alleged assault case in McNairy County. The suspect, James Kirk, 38, allegedly “had a knife out" and asked the victim why she took the children and left him, the sheriff's office report states. Kirk is accused of "forcing" the victim's front door ...
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Flood Relief Music Festival Scheduled

The Savannah Flood Relief Music Festival will take place June 15 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Selmer City Park. There is no cost to attend the festival, but donations will be collected for the flood victims, said Jimmy Hardin with Gloryland Sound of Corinth. The donations will be ...
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National Library Week Activities Tuesday-Friday in Corinth

The Corinth Library will host a slate of activities for National Library Week from Tuesday, April 9 through Friday, April 12. Schedule: Tuesday The Corinth Police Department will meet with children at 2 p.m. Wednesday The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will discuss water safety with children at 2 p.m ...
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Student Anglers Can Catch College Scholarships

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Local students can reel in college scholarship money through a new fishing group. North Mississippi Youth Anglers is open to students at all of the local schools for grades 7-12. So far about six members are in the group, and five of them ...
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5K Race Brings Runners to Downtown Corinth Saturday

The Austin's Shoes Run With Rotary 5K race took place Saturday morning in downtown Corinth. The race raises money for charities, and over the past 10 years has raised $156,000, said Race Director Greg Cooley. The race is now in its 11th year and is expected to raise about $12,000 ...
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