Posts Tagged ‘Corinth’

Todd Taylor appointed to Corinth planning commission

by MBJ Staff Published: December 20,2013

Tags: Alcorn County, Business, Corinth, Mississippi

Todd Taylor has been appointed to the Planning Commission and Board of Adjustment in Corinth. Taylor replaces Jim Orr, who did not seek reappointment. The appointment was made by the city’s Board of Aldermen. [...]

State’s cities get creative with C Spire Fiber to Home videos

by Frank Brown Published: October 24,2013

Tags: C Spire, Clinton, Corinth, fiber, Fiber to the Home, FTTH, Horn Lake, Oxford, Quitman County, Ridgeland, STARKVILLE

As part of C Spire’s competition to select the first city in the Fiber to the Home project, the Ridgeland-based telecommunication firm received official information requests from 30 Mississippi communities. C Spire plans to announce the finalists in the first phase on Nov. 4. Some communities also provided videos as part of their presentations. Our favorites […] [...]

Supervisors balk at plan to increase parks board

CORINTH — The city’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen has scrapped a proposal to expand membership on the park commission. The Daily Corinthian reports a proposal had been made to expand it from five to seven members. But Alderman Ben Albarracin says the county Board of Supervisors does not support the change, so the proposal […] [...]

World’s top eater — Joey Chestnut — to eat slugburgers

by Ross Reily Published: July 8,2013

Tags: Corinth, Joey Chestnut, Mississippi, slugburger

CORINTH — Hot dog eating champ Joey Chestnut will take on the Mississippi slugburger on Saturday in Corinth. Main Street Corinth made the announcement over the weekend on its Facebook page. On July 4 at Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating contest, Chestnut broke the record he held with Takeru Kobayashi, as […] [...]

AP: Ricin mail suspect described body-parts conspiracy

by Associated Press Published: April 18,2013

Tags: Barack Obama, Corinth, FBI, Paul Kevin Curtis, ricin, Roger Wicker, terrorism

CORINTH, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man accused of mailing letters with suspected ricin to national leaders believed he had uncovered a conspiracy to sell human body parts on the black market and sometimes performed as an Elvis Presley impersonator. Paul Kevin Curtis, 45, was arrested Wednesday at his home in Corinth, near the Tennessee […] [...]

FBI: Ricin letter suspect ID’d as Paul Kevin Curtis of Corinth

by Associated Press Published: April 17,2013

Tags: Barack Obama, Corinth, FBI, Paul Kevin Curtis, ricin, Roger Wicker, terrorism, White House

OXFORD, Miss. — The FBI has identified a Mississippi man suspected of mailing letters containing poisonous ricin as 45-year-old Paul Kevin Curtis. FBI Special Agent in Charge Daniel McMullen said Curtis was arrested Wednesday afternoon at his apartment in Corinth, near the Tennessee state line about 100 miles east of Memphis. Authorities still waited for […] [...]

Davis replaces Rogers

by MBJ Staff Published: February 15,2013

Tags: Corinth, Frank Davis, Tom Rogers

The Corinth Board of Aldermen has appointed Frank Davis to the city school board. The Daily Corinthian reports Davis’ appointment to the Corinth School District Board of Trustees follows notice by trustee Tom Rogers that he did not wish to be reappointed. His term expires in March. [...]

Briggs named fire chief

by MBJ Staff Published: February 15,2013

Tags: Billy Briggs, Corinth, Rob Price

The Corinth Board of Aldermen has promoted fire department Capt. Billy Briggs to fire chief. Briggs will fill the post previously held by Rob Price for nine years. Price has retired. Assistant fire chief John Wood, who did not seek the chief’s job, had served as acting chief.           [...]

Aldermen fill seats

by Stephen McDill Published: November 30,2012

Tags: Corinth, Luke Doehner, Pauline Sorrell, Phil Little

The Board of Aldermen has filled six seats on various local commissions. The Daily Corinthian reports two residents were named to the Corinth Area Convention and Visitors Bureau — Pauline Sorrell and Phil Little. The aldermen also reappointed Luke Doehner to the board. The appointments of Doehner and Sorrell require approval of the Alcorn County […] [...]

Gann, Gage chosen

by MBJ Staff Published: August 6,2012

Tags: Corinth, Mississippi Board of Education, Wayne Gann

Corinth’s Wayne Gann will chair the Mississippi Board of Education for the coming year. Gann, a former teacher, principal and school superintendent in northeast Mississippi, was appointed to the nine-member board in 2006. He was superintendent in Corinth for 27 years. Gann had served as vice chairman under outgoing chairman Charles McClelland. Gann’s nine-year term […] [...]

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