Hail and funnel clouds reported from storms in Mississippi

March 28, 2017 in News

CORINTH, Miss. (AP) – Large hail and funnel clouds were reported across the northern two thirds of Mississippi Monday, as a system of thunderstorms moved across the state. Meteorologist Marlene […]

Alcorn County supervisor, 4 others charged in embezzlement of public money

January 8, 2015 in News, The Buzz

CORINTH, Mississippi (AP) — A county purchasing clerk and three vendors in northeast Mississippi’s Alcorn County have pleaded not guilty to corruption charges tied to alleged embezzlement of public money. […]

Alcorn County supervisor, 4 others charged in corruption case

December 4, 2014 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A county supervisor, a purchasing clerk and three vendors in northeast Mississippi’s Alcorn County have been arrested on corruption charges tied to alleged embezzlement of public […]

123 dogs rescued from puppy mills in Alcorn County find refuge in South Mississippi

October 31, 2014 in News, The Buzz

GULFPORT, Mississippi (AP) — The Humane Society of South Mississippi is providing shelter in Gulfport to more than 100 dogs rescued from suspected puppy mills in Alcorn County. HSSM spokeswoman […]

Around Mississippi: Escaped inmates quickly recaptured in Alcorn County

June 24, 2014 in News, The Buzz

The Associated Press Here are some news and notes around Mississippi: In Corinth, Alcorn County investigators said they have captured two inmates who escaped from the county jail on Sunday. […]

Corinth trio arrested in plot to steal from cemeteries and open florist shop

October 30, 2013 in News, Statewide News

CORINTH, Mississippi (AP) — Three people who authorities say planned to open a florist shop with items stolen from a local cemeteries have been arrested by Alcorn County deputies.

Sheriff’s department Investigator Reggie Anderson tells the Daily Corinthian that the three were arrested after a tip from the public. Each was charged this past week with destroying public property. The three are being held pending an initial court appearance…

Greenwood man dies after falling in hotel pool

August 13, 2013 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

A man who was found in a downtown Jackson hotel pool Friday night has died, WLBT reported.

According to Jackson Fire Department Chief Arson Investigator Greg Travis, the incident occurred just before 10 p.m. at the Marriott on Amite Street.

Authorities said 28-year-old Ben Johnson was pulled from the pool, but there is no indication as to how he fell in. Firefighters, AMR, and Jackson Police responded to the scene.

Preacher charged with sexual battery

June 21, 2013 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

Authorities have charged an Alcorn County preacher with sexual battery. The Alcorn County Sheriff’s Department told WTVA that Timothy D. Nall, 57, has been charged based on a grand jury indictment.

Authorities said a report was filed against Nall in April 2013. They said Nall has been a preacher at Farmington Baptist Church.