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In addition to its emphasis as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, October is also Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic violence has recently become a focus because of charges against players in the National Football League, though it remains one of those issues whispered about and kept secret behind closed doors. Don’t let media attention to these […]

By Lena Mitchell Daily Journal Corinth Bureau CORINTH – Hundreds of job seekers who attend Thursday’s regional job fair in Corinth have the potential to nail down a job offer the same day. Almost 50 employers will be at the Crossroads Arena for the Northeast Mississippi WIN Job Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. […]

By Lena Mitchell Daily Journal Corinth Bureau BOONEVILLE – Learning to be fearless can help anyone “cross into the space where the magic happens.” The message of fearless leadership is one motivational speaker Carey Lohrenz brought to Northeast Mississippi Community College on Wednesday, addressing an auditorium of ACCO Brands employees, economic development officials, the campus […]

By Lena Mitchell Daily Journal Corinth Bureau CORINTH – One incumbent Corinth alderman is set to return to serve another term after unofficial results of Tuesday’s municipal election were reported, while another incumbent will face a Republican challenger in the Oct. 14 general election. For police chief, Capt. Ralph Dance, a detective, appears set to […]

By Lena Mitchell Daily Journal Corinth Bureau CORINTH – More than a dozen supporters of the Corinth-Alcorn Animal Shelter attended Monday’s regular Alcorn County Board of Supervisors meeting to discuss the county’s proposed contract with the shelter. The county used the shelter’s agreement with the city of Corinth as the base document, but added terms […]

By Lena Mitchell Daily Journal Corinth Bureau CORINTH – A Saturday traffic stop on U.S. Highway 72 in Alcorn County has led to the arrest of a suspect on drug charges. Paul Jeffery Glasgow, 57, of 19 County Road 429, Corinth, was charged with felony possession of methamphetamine with intent to sell, said county narcotics […]

By Lena Mitchell Daily Journal Corinth Bureau IUKA – Re-enacting Civil War events of the Sept. 19, 1862, Battle of Iuka and the May 9, 1862, Battle of Farmington will be the centerpiece of next weekend’s activities in Iuka, but organizers have planned many other activities to interest visitors. “We are planning to turn the […]

By Lena Mitchell Daily Journal Corinth Bureau CORINTH – Corinth employees will see a 2.5 percent across-the-board raise with approval Wednesday of a $15.5 million Fiscal Year 2015 budget for the city. The board of aldermen approved the budget with no increase in the ad valorem tax, keeping it level at 95 mills. In city […]

By Lena Mitchell Daily Journal Corinth Bureau CORINTH – The Corinth Board of Aldermen recently took under advisement recommendations from the city planning commission about new construction rules for the city’s Old Town District. The area in question is zoned O-D for a mixture of residential and commercial uses, and is bordered by Main Street […]

By Lena Mitchell Daily Journal Corinth Bureau CORINTH – In the third of three contested offices in Corinth’s Sept. 16 municipal election primary, the Ward 4 alderman post includes the same two candidates who opposed each other four years ago. Since both candidates are Democrats, the office will be decided in the Democratic primary. Contested […]