Alcorn County Newswire (Page 3)

Alcorn County Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Alcorn County, MS. (Page 3)

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  1. School district goes after parents who aren't paying for child's lunchRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A Mid-South school district plans to go after parents who are not paying for their children's school lunches. A new lunch payment program is in effect in Alcorn County.


  2. Guy CarpenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Guy Carpenter, 14, won the Corinth Middle School and Alcorn County spelling bee. He was awarded $50 for finishing in first place, but instead of spending the money on himself, he chose to donate it to animals in need. 1 comment

  3. 4-H youth program offers adults intangible rewardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | The Webster Progress-Times

    ... we work toward developing leadership skills and achieving personal growth." Tammy Parker is the 4-H agent in Alcorn County for the Mississippi State University Extension Service. She and other 4-H agents around the state work hard to make residents ...


  4. Art display celebrates Black History MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2017 |

    ... to discuss his work. Some of his work includes eagle photos from Shiloh, waterfalls in the Smoky Mountains and Alcorn County scenes. "It's a good opportunity for us to get our stuff out where the public can see it," Pollard said. The exhibit also ...


  5. Corinth, Holly Springs among top 10 graduation rates in stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2017 |

    ... rates, the data shows most are still graduating between 80 and 89 percent of their high school students. The Alcorn County and West Point Consolidated school districts had graduation rates of 90.8 percent and 90.3 percent, respectively. The Baldwyn ...


  6. Delta dollars: Banquet benefits hunters, resourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 |

    Alcorn County lies a considerable distance east of the Mississippi Flyway, but the area's brand new chapter of Delta Waterfowl drew 360 attendees to last year's inaugural banquet, an event expected to host 500 or more when it's repeated next Friday night. The second-annual Alcorn County Delta Waterfowl banquet will be held Friday, Feb. 3, at Crossroads Arena, at 2800 South Harper Road, in Corinth.


  7. Human remains site being treated as crime sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 |

    ... week ago. A forensic anthropologist from the state crime lab, the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation and the Alcorn County Coroner's Office have assisted the sheriff's office with the investigation. It is unknown if the person died from natural ...


  8. Corinth man indicted on charges of fondling, sexual batteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 |

    A 36-year-old Corinth man was recently indicted by an Alcorn County grand jury on charges of fondling and sexual battery. Bobbie Wade Butler is accused of unlawful contact with a female under 14 years old around November to December of 2012. 7 comments

  9. Human remains found in Kossuth areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2017 |

    Human remains have been discovered in the Kossuth area, and the Alcorn County Sheriff's Office is investigating the case. The sheriff's office was called to County Road 510 on Wednesday in regards to a dog bringing the remains to the area.


  10. 11-year-old charged with armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2017 |

    An 11-year-old white male is being held at the Alcorn County Youth Detention Center following an attempted armed robbery some time before 6 p.m. Friday, according to Amory Police Chief Ronnie Bowen. "The child walked to a home on 8th Street North, knocked on the door and asked the man who lived there for a ride.


  11. Out cold: Winter weather causes traffic issues, school closuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2017 |

    ... fire departments to give people a place to go if they were in a wreck or displaced on the highway, said Alcorn County Emergency Management Director Ricky Gibens. City and county officials said they started the process of treating roadways early ... 1 comment

  12. Sid Salter: Budget woes will add fire to fight over BP fund distributionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 |

    ... and other Gulf states suffered significant economic and environmental damages. But did residents of Alcorn County or DeSoto County suffer damages comparable to those suffered by resident of Harrison, Hancock, or Jackson counties on the Gulf Coast? ...


  13. Corinth woman injured in Alcorn County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2016 |

    The Mississippi Highway Patrol is still investigating a two-vehicle crash in Alcorn County that has left a Corinth woman fighting for her life. According to the initial MHP investigation, Elizabeth Moore, 31, of Corinth, was traveling east on County Road 511 She apparently pulled her 2006 Mazda MX5 onto the four-lane highway and into the path of a southbound 1995 Ford F150 pickup, driven by Jim Staten, 65, of Corinth.


  14. Woman airlifted after Biggersville wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2016 |

    ... way Patrol, Emergency Management Director Ricky Gibens, the Pisgah fire department, Magnolia Ambulance and the Alcorn County Sheriff's Office responded.


  15. Alcorn County to pay Gas & Water for under billingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 |

    Alcorn County will pay Corinth Gas & Water more than $40,000 because the county correctional facility was under billed for a number of months. That means an additional $3,375 in extra cost will be added onto the county's bill each month for a year starting in February.


  16. Corinth Police investigating homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 |

    A 49-year-old Corinth man is dead after being shot multiple times Wednesday, and his death will be ruled a homicide, according to Alcorn County Coroner Jay Jones. At around 8:30 p.m. there was a report of shots fired in the area, but Lavender's body was not discovered until a little after 10 p.m. when his girlfriend got home from work.


  17. Former Alcorn County sheriff pleads to corruption chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 |

    Former Alcorn County Sheriff Charles Rinehart and a Corinth couple avoided trial by each pleading guilty to their roles in a scheme to defraud the county. Rinehart, Denise Null and Teddy Null were scheduled to go to trial next week but instead pleaded guilty in Circuit Court Wednesday to two counts of conspiracy to defraud and two counts of fraud. 22 comments

  18. One injured, one arrested in separate Alcorn County wrecksRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 |

    ... h two counts of leaving the scene of an accident, DUI, and several other traffic violations. He remains in the Alcorn County Jail.