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TODAY IN HISTORY 1535: St. Thomas More is executed in England for high treason. 1777: British forces capture Fort Ticonderoga. 1809: French troops arrest Pope Pius VII, who had excommunicated Emperor Napoleon I; the pope Pope was conPius VII fined for about five years. 1885: French scientist Louis Pasteur tests an anti-rabies vaccine on 9-yearold Joseph Meister, who had Louis been bitten Pasteur by an infected dog; the boy did not develop rabies. 2000: The German parliament offers a formal apology to Nazi-era slave and forced laborers as it passed a bill setting up a $5 billion compensation fund.

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Halie Lindsey, 12, left, the daughter of Heidie and Kevin Lindsey, holds a sign reading “Good Luck,

Fenly” as Miss Mississippi State Fenly Akers of Vicksburg rides by Monday night.

Parade pulls out plenty of pageant-watchers By Manivanh Chanprasith mchan@vicksburgpost.com Rain stopped and ushered in a light breeze for the ride contestants in the 2010 Miss Mississippi Pageant took down Washington Street Monday night. The annual parade kicked off a week of events in the 53rd annual Miss Mississippi Pageant in Vicksburg — including closed rehearsals to the shows that starts nightly on Wednesday. An afternoon thunderstorm delayed the parade by about 20 minutes, deterred some people from attending and the owners of a few convertibles from Preliminary competitions participating. “I will be at 8 p.m. Wednesday think it discourthrough Friday. The crownaged some people ing and final contest will be from coming out,” said Warren at 8 p.m. Saturday. All events County Sherare at the Convention Ceniff Martin Pace, ter, 1600 Mulberry St. Tickets also the pagare $25 each for Wednesday eant’s security and Thursday, $30 for Friday chairman. and $50 for Saturday, or $100 Pace estimated for all for nights. For more nearly 600 people information and tickets, call lined down601-638-6746 or visit www. town Washingmissmississippipageant.com. ton Street, down from last year when nearly 1,000 people attended. “We drove in Saturday’s contest will be from Madison shown live at 8 p.m. on WLBT and we were worlocal Channel 3 and online ried about the at www.missmississippipagrain,” said Emily eant.com. Strickland, who traveled from Clemson, S.C., to cheer on Miss Mississippi State University Fenly Akers. “We came anyway, and as soon as we got in Vicksburg, it stopped. It was like a big bubble around Vicksburg.” The shortage of cars led to a slight delay. Despite the minor glitch in logistics, Kim Hopkins, director

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Pageant contestants walk toward Washington Street Monday night to sign autographs after the parade. for the parade, said it went well. Enthusiastic onlookers waved signs and cheered as 45 girls in charming dresses rode in new and antique convertibles with their hostesses and escorting princes and princesses. Miss Mississippi Anna Tadlock led the line of contestants, followed by Miss Mississippi’s Outstanding Teen Christina Bostick. First-time parade-goer was 6-month-old Rourke Stevenson, who was all smiles while there with a crowd of about 20. “We’re here to cheer on Miss Itawamba CommuSee Parade, Page A7.

Military park wins praise as a heritage attraction

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son, city director of policy and youth council coordinator, said programs are especially tailored for students who do not have business classes in high school. There is first-year basic camp and second-year advanced camp. “This is a

Readers of AAA Southern Traveler, an American Automobile Association publication, have named the Vicksburg National Military Park the South’s second-best heritage attraction. The National World War II Museum in New Orleans was voted the best and Frogmore Plantation, a working cotton plantation in Ferriday, La., across the Mississippi River from Natchez, came in third. It’s a “wonderful honor,” said Mike Madell, VNMP superintendent. Nominees were named, and the top three in 20 categories ranging from best B&B to best golf course were tabulated in March.

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Admission to the Vicksburg National Military Park is $8 per week or $20 per year. Summer activities include: • Living history demos — 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Fridays and Sundays-Tuesdays. • Cannon firings — 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays; 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on Saturdays. • Walking tours — FridaysSundays every half hour, guided by park rangers from Pemberton’s Headquarters on Crawford Street • Junior Ranger day camp — 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 1923 at Pemberton’s Headquarters; for ages 6-12; space limited to 30; 601636-0583.

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More than two months after oil from BP’s blown-out seafloor well first reached Louisiana, a bucket’s worth of tar balls that washed onto a Texas beach means the crude has arrived in every Gulf state. Oil is still on the move, but the fleet of skimmers tapped to clean the worsthit areas of the Gulf of Mexico is not. A string of storms has made the water too choppy for the boats to operate for more than a week off Florida, Alabama and Mississippi, even though the gusher continues. The number of tar balls discovered in Texas is tiny compared to what has coated beaches in other Gulf states. Still, it provoked the quick dispatch of cleaning crews and a vow that BP PLC will pay for the trouble. “Any Texas shores impacted by the Deepwater spill will be cleaned up quickly and BP will be picking up the tab,” Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson said in a news release. The oil’s arrival in Texas was predicted Friday by an analysis from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, which gave a 40 percent chance of crude reaching the area. “It was just a matter of time that some of the oil would find its way to Texas,” said Hans Graber, a marine physicist at the University of Miami and co-director of the Center for Southeastern Tropical See Oil, Page A7.

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A former Vicksburg woman is dead of an undetermined cause, and a resident of the Warren County home where she was found faces charges that he tried to impede the investigation. Bethan Shirley Smollen Pearson, 21, believed by authorities to live in New Orleans, was found dead at about 6:15 a.m. Monday in a bed at a home at 3700 Gowall Road, Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace said. Warren County Coroner Doug Huskey pronounced Pearson dead at 7:11 a.m. “I had an autopsy done on her yesterday. It’s pending,” said Huskey, adding he saw no signs of trauma. Lance Burton, 22, 3700 Gowall Road, at whose home Pearson was found, was charged with tampering with physical evidence and obstruction of justice at the scene after trying to take Pearson’s cell phone from her purse, which

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Members of the Mayor’s Youth Council are, from left, Joshua Kees, Hunter Johnson, Daniel Kees and April Mayfield.

Local students studying Wall Street up close By Manivanh Chanprasith mchan@vicksburgpost.com Four Vicksburg students are taking a comprehensive, inside peek into the world of Wall Street. The four are members of the Mayor’s Youth Council, which was invited to the Youth About Business Lead-

ership Development Program, which offers monthly training workshops and summer business camps. “I’m proud of them,” Mayor Paul Winfield said. “They’re really sharp, young people.” The program was established in 1992 and is based in Nashville. Marie Thomp-

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Kasanova Hall, 11, left , and Shardez Taylor, 8, shoot bottle rockets left from their July 4th weekend on Rigby Street

Meth lab evidence found at South Frontage motel Evidence of a shake-n-bake methamphetamine lab was found Monday morning in a South Frontage Road motel room by Warren County investigators. Warren County deputies are working with Lamar County because the officials “were working a case that involved methamphetamine that might have been manufactured in the Vicksburg area,” said Sheriff Martin Pace. He said he believes the suspects traveled to Vicksburg to use the motel room and does not think the owners or managers of the business knew about the cook. Officials from both counties are seeking to identify the suspect, Pace said. “We’re confident we will identify suspects and will make an arrest,” said Pace. There was sufficient caustic chemicals to warrant a

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Woman arrested for 3rd shoplifting A Vicksburg woman was arrested at Super Ten Saturday for a third shoplifting offense. Adleine Bingham, 21, 300 N. Poplar St., is accused of taking a pair of sandals valued at $6 from the 1509 S. Washington St. store, Vicksburg police Sgt. Sandra Williams said. Bingham was being held at the Issaquena County Jail on a $2,500 bond.

Car window shot out in Marcus Bottom A shooting into an occupied

vehicle was reported Sunday evening, the day after it occurred, officials said. The victim told police he was driving along Marcus Street from Halls Ferry Road in Marcus Bottom at about 10 p.m. Saturday when someone shot out a rear window of his 2000 Toyota Camry, Vicksburg police Sgt. Sandra Williams said. No injuries were reported.

Thieves go fishing for gear, cash Cash and fishing tackle were favored in burglaries reported during the weekend in Vicksburg, police Sgt. Sandra Williams said. About $200 in coins was reported stolen from a home in the 200 block of Harriet Street at 9:34 p.m. Monday. At 7:48 a.m. Monday, eight All-Star Falcon fishing rods

valued at $300 each and two bait boxes valued at $700 each were reported stolen from a garage in the 200 block of Hills of the Valley. A box of shrimp was recovered next to the drivethrough window of Church’s Chicken following an early Saturday morning burglary. Someone entered the 1320 Clay St. business at about 2, but nothing was reported stolen. At 11:57 a.m. Saturday, a wallet, a $75 check and $35 were reported stolen from a home in the 200 block of Jefferson Circle. Separately, an ATM was damaged during an attempted burglary Monday morning at Guaranty Bank, 1900 Cherry St., Williams said. Police were called to the bank at 2:08 a.m., but nothing was reported stolen from the machine.

L.Q.C. Lamar House in Oxford to get new exhibits OXFORD (AP) — By the end of this year, new exhibits should be in place to tell the life story of one of the town’s most esteemed residents. Malone Design and Fabrication of Decatur, Ga., whose clients include the Hoover Dam visitors center and Disney World, is creating the exhibits for the L.Q.C. Lamar House. Lamar was one of Mississippi’s foremost statesmen. A lawyer and University of Mississippi professor, he served in state and federal posts both before and after the Civil War. He served the Confederacy as a military officer and was appointed as its ambassador to Russia. Lamar was a Supreme Court justice and secretary of the Interior after representing Mississippi in both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. He died in 1893. He wrote Mississippi’s Ordinance of Secession and served the Confederacy in numerous roles, and he was included in

L.Q.C. Lamar was one of Mississippi’s foremost statesmen. A lawyer and University of Mississippi professor, he served in state and federal posts both before and after the Civil War. He served the Confederacy as a military officer and was appointed as its ambassador to Russia. John F. Kennedy’s “Profiles in Courage” for his role in reunifying the nation after the Civil War. “The man was very diverse, very complete,” said OxfordLafayette County Heritage Foundation President Bill Russell. “He has the most public service, certainly, of anybody in this state and probably matches anybody in this country.” Several of Lamar’s personal items and some of his family’s furniture have been added to the house, which the Heritage Foundation had restored from its dilapidated state several years ago. While volunteer docents

have furnished details about Lamar’s life and historical significance, the new interpretative exhibits will enable visitors to learn at their own pace about his family, oratory, public life and reconciliation efforts. Each room’s theme — family life, public life, post-war reconciliation and oratory — was researched by a different scholar, including University of Mississippi history professors Harry Owens and David Sansing, Ole Miss Provost Emeritus Gerald Walton and historian Jack Lamar Mayfield, who is a Lamar descendant. “The exhibit components

will carry the story of Lamar within the context of his times,” said Darlene Copp, who is working on the project for the Heritage Foundation. “The focus will be on him and his career, but the context will be the times he lived in.” Some aspects of the exhibit will reflect on such elements as slavery and freedmen and the cotton economy. One panel will be about fighting and the South’s Code of Honor. Not only did Lamar hit a U.S. marshal during a federal trial, but he also was involved in a congressional brawl spawned by the fatigue and frustrations of a late-night session, but which ended with a legislative breakthrough. “We’re trying to design it in a way that will appeal to different audiences from the academics at the university to Civil War buffs to people just looking for something to do while they’re visiting Oxford,” Copp said.

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class with Brenda Harrower; 2:30, canasta. Portrait Drawing Workshop — 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays in September; Jerrod Partridge, instructor; supplies included; 601-631-2997 for cost and reservations: Southern Cultural Heritage Center. Serenity Overeaters Anonymous — 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, Bowmar Baptist Church, room 102C; 601-638-0011. Vicksburg Al-Anon — 8 p.m. Wednesday; family, friends of alcoholics and addicts; 502 Dabney Ave.; 601-636-1134. Mixed Nuts — 5-7 p.m. Thursday; Eugenia Martin of

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GULFPORT (AP) — A multimillion-dollar scheme to defraud Hancock Bank’s Ocean Springs main branch began when former branch operations manager Margaret Migues worked as a bank teller, later recruiting co-worker Willie Doris Burney to participate in the conspiracy that eventually grew to include two other former employees, Assistant U.S. Attorney Ruth Morgan said. That and other new details about the scheme, which started in the 1980s and ended in July 2009, came out in U.S. District Court on June 10 when Burney, 62, pleaded guilty to embezzlement. The charge carries a sentence of up to 30 years and up to a $1 million fine, though Burney has entered into a plea agreement with the government. “I believe I speak for the other 2,200 Hancock Bank employees in saying that we are pleased with and completely support the federal government’s investigation and prosecution of someone who has betrayed the trust of our customers and our associates,” Hancock Bank attorney Joy Lambert Phillips said. “Hancock Bank was founded on the principles of honor and integrity. Thus, we have worked diligently to ensure that all affected customers have been paid in full, including interest. “We were glad we could be present to hear Doris Burney plead guilty today in federal court to the charges brought against her by the U.S. Attorney’s office.” Migues already has pleaded guilty to embezzlement. Both women are now scheduled for sentencing Aug. 24. Each remains free on a $25,000 unsecured bond. The embezzlement scheme started around 1982 when Migues and Burney started working side-by-side as bank tellers. To continue the scheme once Migues was promoted to branch operations manager at the Ocean Springs main branch, Morgan said, Burney turned down promotions to keep her job as a teller working on the front lines. The two women, along with two unnamed co-conspirators, Morgan said, stole money from the accounts of elderly people they’d befriended. An independent audit showed a total of $2,386,451.84 stolen from customer accounts between 1995 and July 2009. No records exist before 1995 so the amount embezzled from early 1980 to 1995 is unknown. All the victims, a total of 44, were between the ages of 71 and 102. Some of the victims, Morgan said, had died by the time the missing money was discovered and, as a result, their heirs did not receive at the time all the money due those estates. For years, Morgan said, Migues and Burney, along with the other accused co-conspirators, hid what they were doing by changing the mailing address on victims’ bank statements to read “do not mail out” or “route to Ocean Springs main branch,” so victims wouldn’t see their statements.

Thursday; Donald Oakes, interim superintendent Vicksburg Warren School District, speaker; Shoney’s. Military Order of the Purple Heart and Ladies Auxiliary — 9 a.m. Thursday, regular meeting; Charlie Tolliver, 601636-9487, or Edna Hearn, 601529-2499; Battlefield Inn.

CHURCHES New Oak Ridge M.B. — Pastor’s 23rd anniversary of the Rev. K.C. Fisher, 6 p.m. Saturday and noon Sunday; overseer Letha Butler, speaker; dinner served Sunday; 2875 Newman Road, Utica.

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Thompson, others worry about census undercount ‘In small town America, everything you do is predicated on federal money’ By Shelia Byrd The Associated Press ROLLING FORK — In this pocket-sized community along the cotton-field landscaped Mississippi Delta, most folks know the importance of this year’s census count. “That’s life and death. In small town America, everything you do is predicated on federal money,� said Rolling Fork Mayor James Denson, whose town’s population is about 2,400 and is 70 percent black. The Census is conducted once every 10 years and helps determine how millions of federal dollars are spent, and how congressional and state district lines are drawn. For the Delta, one of the poorest regions in the country, federal funding is needed for everything from infrastructure projects to preschool and feeding programs. The 18-county region received nearly $4.8 billion in federal expenditures in 2008. That year, the South Delta School District in Rolling Fork received $1.3 million in federal money used for programs to improve student achievement. The amount was based on a formula that includes

the number of pupils and census poverty estimates, among other factors. As the U.S. Census bureau preRep. Bennie pares to wrap Thompson up its door-todoor count across the country next week, there are some who worry many may have been missed. Denson found it disturbing to learn that Sharkey County, where Rolling Fork is located, is among those lagging in the Census 2010 mail participation rate. Nationally, the rate is 72 percent. It’s only 49 percent in Sharkey County. Some other Delta counties hover around the 50 percent mark. Issaquena County’s rate is 36 percent. Denson said some residents never received a form so he had to give them a tollfree number to call to be surveyed. He said he knows mistakes can happen. In the 2000 census, the neighborhood in which he lived was left out of the count. Census officials have said those missed by mail will be counted during the on-the-

ground enumeration that ends July 10. Back in May, U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., and some two dozen nonproft organizations partnering with the Census Bureau on the 2010 count had called for congressional hearings about their concerns in low-income, minority and immigrant communities, including the Mississippi Delta. They cited the potential to undercount migrant workers along the Texas-Mexican border who had already left their homes for the farming season, and an inadequate number of “bilingual and culturally sensitive staff� counting the mostly Vietnamese work force of Mississippi’s seafood industry. Thompson said he’d received complaints in Mississippi about census forms being mailed to the wrong addresses and enumerators being sent outside their own neighborhoods to gather data. The letters Thompson and the groups sent to Rep. William Lacy Clay, D-Mo., chairman of a House subcommittee on the Census, didn’t lead to a hearing, but Census Bureau director Robert Groves visited Jackson, Miss., recently to dis-

cuss his agency’s response. Groves said advertising has been increased and more workers have been sent into areas that needed additional follow-up. Groves has also gone to New Orleans and the Texas Colonias, poor neighborhoods in border counties that are historically undercounted as residents fear being turned over to immigration officials. There, he sought to encourage participation. In Mississippi, some households didn’t receive census forms by mail because they had post office addresses. The forms aren’t sent to the boxes because of the difficulty with verification, Groves said. “If I wanted, I could buy a post office box in Meridian even though I live in Washington,� Groves said. But Groves acknowledged there’s a linguistics issue even though the bureau attempts to hire enumerators who speak the languages of their neighborhoods. “If you have an isolated Vietnamese family who don’t speak English, making sure we get the language skills there is a little harder,� Groves said.

Fort Polk soldier from Arkansas dies in crash NATCHITOCHES, La. — A Fort Polk soldier from Arkansas has died in a crash in Natchitoches Parish. State police said 19-yearold Allen Yancey of Bald Knob, Ark., was driving an SUV east on La. Highway 120 Friday when he ran off the right side of the road in a curve. Troopers said Yancey entered the ditch, overcorrected and rolled over, with the vehicle coming to rest on its passenger side.

Woman charged with child neglect HATTIESBURG, Miss. — A 20-year-old Hattiesburg woman has been charged with felony child neglect after leaving her 9-month-old

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Sulphur man drowns in home pool SULPHUR, La. — A 36-year-old Sulphur man died

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OLD POST FILES 120 YEARS AGO: 1890 Hamilton Wright goes to Colorado.

110 YEARS AGO: 1900 Professor J.P. Carr goes to Charles to attend the National Education Association Convention. • Judge Niles adjourns the federal court term. • The Phoenix Cigar Club and Miller’s Best baseball nines will play. Henry Schlottman is to umpire.

100 YEARS AGO: 1910 Dr. Charles Edwards locates on the second floor of the Delta Trust and Banking Co. building.

90 YEARS AGO: 1920 Dr. Charles Brunini is here from New York. • A new Piggly Wiggly store is opened here at Washington and Speed streets.

80 YEARS AGO: 1930 An allotment of $30,000 for use in hard surfacing roads in the National Military Park is received by Maj. J.B. Hold, superintendent.

70 YEARS AGO: 1940 A group of 50 members of the Cincinnati Retail Grocers and Meat Dealers Association are visiting here. • E.A. Moffett, linotype operator for The Vicksburg Herald, undergoes surgery at the Vicksburg Hospital.

60 YEARS AGO: 1950 Gen. Douglas MacArthur is named commanding general of the United Nations forces in Korea. • R.B. Oliver, retired river man, dies.

50 YEARS AGO: 1960 A.J. Baggett, Rolling Fork resident, dies. • Sterling Hayden stars in “Time Limit” at the Rivoli Drive-In Theatre. • George Buelow is elected president of the Warren County chapter of the Mississippi Easter Seal Society.

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40 YEARS AGO: 1970 Mrs. Lena Lewis dies. • Mr. and Mrs. William Ramsey announce the birth of a son, Bradley William, on June 28. • Services are held for Mrs. Rosie Turner. • Mr. and Mrs. R.M. Hackler of Edwards announce the birth of a son, Clifton Scott, on June 29.

World trims outgo; Congress boosts income President Barack Obama went to last week’s Group of 20 summit in Toronto hoping to convince the world’s economic powers to join the United States’ spending spree to boost the still sluggish global economy. By the time he left, he’d been schooled in the dangers of uncontrollable deficits by his peers on the world stage. The European leaders in particular wanted no more of the economics Obama was preaching. They’ve seen the damage done by unchecked deficits, and recognize that trying to keep an economy afloat with government spending is not a sustainable strategy. So instead, they insisted on attacking deficits, agreeing to half their current rate of deficit spending by the year 2013 and stabilize the ratio of debt to Gross Domestic Product by 2016. And Obama signed on to the pledge. But how he intends to get there will determine the success of the strategy in strengthening the United States for the long haul. Most of the G-20 leaders indicated they would reduce the deficit with lower government

spending. Obama, on the other hand, has committed the United States to $1 trillion annual deficits for at least the next decade. Costs of the health care legislation he pushed through earlier this year will be kicking in during the same period the G-20 has set for reducing deficits. The White House has formed a bipartisan commission that is charged with coming up with a deficit reduction plan. But its report is not due until after the November elections, an ominous indicator that higher taxes will outweigh real spending cuts. As a precursor of what to expect, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said that, in the name of deficit control, Congress may not extend the 2001 tax cuts when they expire at the end of the year. That would mean a broad and significant income tax hike on nearly all Americans, and flies in the face of Obama’s oft-repeated promise not to raise taxes on anyone making less than $200,000 a year. But it will be a lot easier for

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the president to raise taxes than to cut spending, which is now running about one-third higher than revenues. Cutting spending enough to half the $1.4 trillion deficit and substantially cut into the $13 trillion in accumulated national debt would mean rolling back most of the new programs Democrats have put in place over the past year-and-a-half, including the health care legislation. Congress shows no sign of being willing to do that. If the United States chooses taxes over spending cuts while the rest of the world is erasing deficits by making government smaller, it will place America at a competitive disadvantage for investment, rob money that could be used for private sector growth and sharply slow the economy. That’s what higher taxes do. There’s a reason the other G-20 nations rejected Obama’s call for more spending and opted instead for fiscal discipline. They’ve been where he wanted to take them, and they know it’s a hopeless place.

Mr. and Mrs. Herbert McMiller announce the birth of a daughter, Jessica Janisse. • Curtis Ross, playing for Amoco, hits a home run against Coca-Cola in Industrial League baseball action. • Mr. and Mrs. Danny Williams are the parents of a son, Jereme Daniel, born July 10.

20 YEARS AGO: 1990 Miss University Missy Hurdle and Miss Dixie Beth Howell are both winners in the first night of the Miss Mississippi pageant preliminary competition. • Warren County’s E-911 committee receives a proposal to house its emergency operations center in a building formerly occupied by Mutual Credit Union. • Easter Wiggins dies.

10 YEARS AGO: 2000 Local gospel singer Jimmy Cotton records a new CD live at Cool Springs M.B. Church. • Joe B. Everett dies. • Super Lube opens on U.S. 61 North.

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Immigration will be topic for Legislature, and campaigns Mississippi is among the states where some lawmakers are hoping to follow in the footsteps of Arizona by passing a tough immigration law. Arizona’s law, which goes into effect July 29, requires police to check the immigration status of anyone they think is in the country illegally. Violators face up to six months in jail and $2,500 in fines, along with federal deportation. Political leaders in numerous other states — from Florida to Nebraska — have indicated they’d like to follow suit. State Rep. Becky Currie, a Republican from Brookhaven, has already drafted a bill for the 2011 Mississippi Legislature. “I took the Arizona bill and changed Arizona to Mississippi,” Currie said. Currie believes some Mississippians are losing out on jobs that are going to undocumented workers because the immigrant labor is cheaper for employers. “If you have somebody that really doesn’t exist, you don’t have to pay them a fair wage. You don’t have to follow workers’ compensation,”

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Arizona’s law, which goes into effect July 29, requires police to check the immigration status of anyone they think is in the country illegally.

Currie said. She and Sen. Michael Watson, a Republican from Pascagoula, who has filed immigration bills in the past, believe the effort could be bolstered because of statewide elections next year. Watson also pointed to the increased discussion of Capitol Hill about immigration reform. Last week, President Obama said states shouldn’t be attempting to take immigration reform into their own hands. But Watson said, “When people start paying attention to the issues, I think it helps to hold officials’ feet to the fire.”

Watson said previous bills in the Senate sought to make it illegal to harbor and transport illegal immigrants and prevent them from receiving public benefits. Such legislation has often fared well in the Senate under its Republican leadership, but hit roadblocks in the majority Democrat House. In 2008, Mississippi passed a law that requires public and private employers in the state to use the U.S. Homeland Security E-Verify system to check new workers’ immigration status. Under the law, any company found guilty of employing illegal immi-

grants could lose public contracts for up to three years and could lose the right to do business in Mississippi for one year. House Judiciary B Committee Chairman Ed Blackmon, a Democrat from Canton, said if any “serious” immigration bill makes it to his committee he would hold hearings to explore the need for it. “If there’s any serious push behind it, I want to make sure what we’re looking at is solving a problem. Arizona is on the border of Mexico. We are not on the border,” Blackmon said. Undoubtedly immigration will be among the talking points of political leaders running for office next year. For instance, it’s widely speculated Republican Lt. Gov. Phil Bryant will run for governor. Republican Gov. Haley Barbour cannot seek a third term. Bryant has made immigration a plank in his campaign platforms. In 2006, while Bryant was still state auditor, his office released a report that concluded the state of Mississippi spends $25 million a year on

health care, education and prison costs for illegal immigrants. The report estimated that 49,000 illegal immigrants were in the state. The Mississippi Immigrants Rights Alliance disputed the report’s findings, but few would argue the state’s immigration population has grown in recent years. Advocates argue that wages paid to undocumented workers are spent locally, thus contributing to the economy. They said many were employed in jobs related to the recovery effort on the coast after Hurricane Katrina, and now, the BP oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico. MIRA Executive Director Bill Chandler said his organization and other advocates are mobilizing to fight the immigration legislation. “This is reminiscent of what happened 50 years ago across the South when white lawmakers pandered to racism to further their careers,” Chandler said. •

Shelia Byrd lives in Jackson and covers Mississippi for The Associated Press.

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Pennsylvania widow lives with corpses of husband, twin sister WYALUSING, Pa. (AP) — The 91-year-old widow lived by herself in a tumbledown house on a desolate country road. But she wasn’t alone, not really, not as long as she could visit her husband and twin sister. No matter they were already dead. Jean Stevens simply had their embalmed corpses dug up and stored them at her house — in the case of her late husband, for more than a decade — tending to the remains as best she could until police were finally tipped off last month. Much to her dismay. “Death is very hard for me to take,” Stevens told an interviewer. As state police finish their investigation into a singularly macabre case — no charges have been filed — Stevens wishes she could be reunited with James Stevens, her husband of nearly 60 years who died in 1999, and June Stevens, the twin who died last Octo-

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Jean Stevens, 91, holds a photograph from the 1940s of herself and her late husband, James, outside her home in Wyalusing, Pa. ber. But their bodies are with the Bradford County coroner now, off-limits to the woman who loved them best. From time to time, stories of exhumed bodies are reported, but

rarely do those involved offer an explanation. Jean Stevens, seeming more grandmother than ghoul, holds little back as she describes what happened outside this small town in northern Pennsylvania’s Endless Mountains. She knows what people must think of her. But she had her reasons, and they are complicated, a bit sad, and in their own peculiar way, sweet. On a highboy in the corner of the dining room rests a handsome, blackand-white portrait of Jean, then a stunner in her early 20s, and James, clad in his Army uniform. It was taken after their 1942 marriage but before his service in World War II, in which he fought in the Battle of the Bulge. After the war, James worked at a General Electric Corp. plant in Liverpool, N.Y., then as an auto mechanic. He succumbed to Parkinson’s disease on May 21, 1999. Next to that photo there is a smaller

color snapshot of Jean and June, taken when they were in their late 80s. In many ways, Jean shared a closer bond with her twin than her husband. Though June lived more than 200 miles away in West Hartford, Conn., they talked by phone several times a week, and June wrote often. The twins — who, as it happened, married brothers — were honored guests at the 70th reunion of the Camptown High School Class of 1937. Then, last year, June was diagnosed with cancer. She was in a lot of pain when Jean came to visit. The sisters shared a bed, and Jean rubbed her back. “I’m real glad you’re here,” June said. On Oct. 3, June died. She was buried in her sister’s backyard — but not for long. She kept her sister, who was dressed in her “best housecoat,” on an old

Postal Service to announce another rate increase WASHINGTON — Battered by massive losses, the Postal Service wants to raise rates to bring in more money. Postal officials scheduled a briefing today to discuss the amount of the increase, which will go to the independent Postal Regulatory Commission for review. The boost comes as no surprise. Postmaster General John Potter said March 2 that a rate increase would be necessary for the agency, which does not receive tax funds for its operations. The current 44-cent firstclass rate took effect May 11, 2009. While that change will be the most visible, rates for other types of mail will also go up, raising concern among business groups and nonprofit organizations. Under the law, the post office is generally limited to increases no more than the rate of inflation — 0.9 percent for the year ended in May. However, the agency is allowed to seek a larger increase in unusual circumstances. Potter said in March he planned to take that step. The agency lost $3.8 billion last fiscal year despite cutting 40,000 full-time positions and making other reductions. It has continued to face significant losses this year.

3 killed in plane crash near Jersey airport FAIRFIELD, N.J. — A small airplane aborted a landing at an airport before crashing at a nearby commercial strip and bursting into flames, killing a doctor and two relatives, authorities said. It appeared the plane was descending for a landing at the Essex County Airport in Fairfield when the pilot pulled up Monday evening, Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura said.

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A letter is mailed from a post office in Palo Alto, Calif. The plane, which had taken off from upstate New York, crashed moments later just north of the airport on a grassy patch surrounded by businesses and warehouses. Manhattan rheumatologist Margaret D. Smith, 70, was piloting the four-seater plane and died along with Michael Ferguson, 44, and his wife, Theresa Ferguson, Fairfield police Deputy Chief Steven Gutkin said. The three were the only people on the singleengine plane, a Cirrus SR22, Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Holly Baker said.

Police: Priest stole $1M for male escorts NEW HAVEN, Conn. — A Roman Catholic priest in Connecticut was charged

today with stealing $1.3 million in church money over seven years to use for male escorts, expensive clothing and luxury hotels and restaurants. The Rev. Kevin J. Gray, former pastor at Sacred Heart/Sagrado Corazon Parish in Waterbury, was arrested and charged with first-degree larceny, Waterbury police said. Arraignment was expected today in Waterbury Superior Court. Gray, 64, used the money to stay at such hotels as the Waldorf-Astoria and on expensive clothing labels including Armani suits and Brooks Brothers, said Capt. Christopher Corbett. He also paid the college tuition and rent of two men he had met, Corbett said. “We are deeply saddened

WASHINGTON — The first stage of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul is expected to provide coverage to about 1 million uninsured Americans by next year, according to government estimates. That’s a small share of the uninsured, but in a shaky economy, experts say it’s notable. Many others — more than 100 million people — are getting new benefits that improve their existing coverage. Overall costs appear modest at this point, split among taxpayers, employers and individuals who directly benefit, although the biggest part of the health care expansion is still four years away. For weeks, the White House has been touting the new law’s initial benefit changes, even as Obama dares Republicans to make good on their threat to repeal his signature social policy achievement. Now, a clearer picture is starting to emerge from the patchwork of press releases. In 2014, government tax credits will help uninsured workers and their families pay premiums, and Medicaid will take in many more low-income people. Eventually, more than 30 million will gain coverage, sharply reducing the number of uninsured and putting the nation on a path to coverage for all citizens and legal immigrants.

couch in a spare room off the bedroom. Jean sprayed her with expensive perfume that was June’s favorite. She offered a similar rationale for keeping her husband on a couch in the detached garage. James, who had been laid to rest in a nearby cemetery, wore a dark suit, white shirt and blue knitted tie. “I could see him, I could look at him, I could touch him. Now, some people have a terrible feeling, they say, ‘Why do you want to look at a dead person? Oh my gracious,”’ she said. “Well, I felt differently about death.” Dr. Helen Lavretsky, a psychiatry professor at UCLA who researches how the elderly view death and dying, said people who aren’t particularly spiritual or religious often have a difficult time with death because they fear that death is truly the end.

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Advanced Remote Sensing. About five gallons of tar balls were found Saturday on the Bolivar Peninsula, northeast of Galveston, said Capt. Marcus Woodring, the Coast Guard commander for the Houston/ Galveston sector. Two gallons were found Sunday on the peninsula and Galveston Island, though tests have not yet confirmed the oil’s origin. Woodring said the consistency of the tar balls indicates they could have been spread to Texas water by ships that have worked out in the spill. But there’s no way to confirm how they got there. Galveston Mayor Joe Jaworski said he believed the tar balls were a fluke. “This is good news,” he said. “The water looks good. We’re cautiously optimistic this is an anomaly.” Hurricane Alex, which blew through the Gulf last week and made landfall along the border between Texas and Mexico, may have played a small role in bringing the oil ashore in Texas by increasing the westerly current near land, Graber said. But it was more likely due to normal coastal currents and local weather patterns. NOAA scientists are looking at

local weather, Hurricane Alex and Gulf vessels as possible sources for the tar balls, agency spokeswoman Monica Allen said Monday. The distance between the western reach of the tar balls in Texas and the most eastern reports of oil in Florida is about 550 miles. Oil was first spotted on land near the mouth of the Mississippi River on April 29. The spill is reaching deeper into Louisiana. Strings of oil were seen Monday in the Rigolets, one of two waterways that connect the Gulf with Lake Pontchartrain, the large lake north of New Orleans. “So far it’s scattered stuff showing up, mostly tar balls,” said Louisiana Office of Fisheries Assistant Secretary Randy Pausina. “It will pull out with the tide, and then show back up.” New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said assets would be deployed to protect the Lake Pontchartrain basin. Pausina said he expected the oil to clear the passes and move directly into the lake, taking a backdoor route to New Orleans. The news of the spill’s reach comes at a time when most of the offshore skimming operations in the Gulf

have been halted by choppy seas and high winds. A tropical system that had been lingering off Louisiana flared up Monday afternoon, bringing heavy rain and winds. Last week, the faraway Hurricane Alex idled the skimming fleet off Alabama, Florida and Mississippi with choppy seas and stiff winds. Now they’re idled by the smaller storms that could last well into this week. Skimming across the Gulf has scooped up about 23.5 million gallons of oil-fouled water so far, but officials say it’s impossible to know how much crude could have been sucked up in good weather because of the fluctuating number of boats and other variables. Jerry Biggs, a commercial fisherman in Pass Christian, Miss., who has had to shut down because of the spill, is now hiring out his 13 boats and 40-man crew to BP for cleanup. He said skimming is severely hampered by the weather. “This isn’t going away. This isn’t a sneeze or a hiccup. This is diarrhea for a long time,” he said. “My lifestyle is screwed. It’s over. The thing that I love the most I’m not going to be able to do anymore.”

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deputies had picked up as part of the investigation. “The phone might not be of any value to the investigation,” said Pace. “We will conduct a full death investigation to determine if a crime occurred.” Burton was booked into the Warren County Jail at 7:26 Monday morning and was being held without bond, records show. He had been arrested last month and charged, along with three others, in a theft in May in the 4800 block of Oak Ridge Road in which components for outdoor metal buildings were taken. He was free on a $2,500 bond in that case, but state law doesn’t allow release of people arrested while on bond. Pearson is survived by her husband, Blake Pearson, and her father, Joseph William Smollen V of Vicksburg. She had attended Millsaps College, where she had been elected in 2009 to the Student Body Association Senate. In 2008, she was accepted into the 3/3 Political Science/Pre-Law Program at Mississippi College, where she was named a dean’s scholar and received the Freshman Leadership Scholarship. She had attended Mississippi School of the Arts in Brookhaven, concentrating in vocal music. Arrangements will be under the direction of Fisher Funeral Home.

Students Continued from Page A1. way to develop leaders,” she said. The Vicksburg team was the only city in Mississippi to be invited. “The camp was a competition,” Thompson said. “Then each month, we’ll go to training workshops in Memphis, where the students will learn about business presentations.” Students from the Southeast region met June 14-18 at Goizueta Business School at Emory University in Atlanta to participate in a five-day mock merger and acquisition competition. “We learned about supply and demand, the Peter Principle, the difference between public and

private companies,” said Daniel Kees, 14, a junior at Vicksburg High School. Daniel held the role of chief executive officer of their team’s company, which was Cablevision. His brother Joshua, 16, a senior at VHS, served as the chief financial officer. “I didn’t think working with numbers was going to be hard, but I found out later it was,” he said. “We now have a better understanding of how business works. We now know why they showed us some things.” Daniel and Joshua are the sons of Janice Kees and the late Dr. Stewart Kees.

Park Continued from Page A1. The finalists were listed in the May/June issue of AAA Southern Traveler, and more than 1,300 ballots were counted to decide the winners. The results are in the July/August issue. About 220,000 AAA members in Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi receive Southern Traveler bi-monthly. The 1,800-acre VNMP, established in 1899, has more than 1,340 monuments and markers, a 16-mile tour road and a museum at the USS Cairo, a restored Union gunboat. An 18-minute orientation film is available at the visitors center, and living history demonstrations are offered each summer. In addition, the park will host a Junior Ranger day camp for children ages 6-12. Sessions will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 19-23 at Pemberton’s Headquarters, 1018

Crawford St., and will feature crafts and activities related to soldier and civilian life during the Siege of Vicksburg. Participants will be sworn in as junior rangers and awarded badges, patches and certificates. “There will be plenty for them to do and there will be things they take home every day,” said VNMP ranger Ray Hamel. “We want folks to go ahead and reserve a spot because they go pretty fast.” The VNMP also features a National Cemetery, established in 1866, which serves as a central burial ground for Union soldiers and sailors who participated in the siege. The cemetery contains more than 18,000 gravesites and holds the largest interment of Civil War soldiers and sailors in a U.S. national cemetery — 17,000 — of which 13,000 are unidentified.

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Ruby Lee Lee Ruby Lee Lee died Monday, July 5, 2010, at her home. She was 90. Mrs. Lee was a homemaker and a member of St. James M.B. Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert E. Lee Sr.; and her father, C.C. Bolden. Survivors include three sons, Robert E. Lee Jr. and Otha Lee, both of Kountze, Texas, and Clarence Lee of Vicksburg; a daughter, Ora Paramore of Oceanside, Calif.; 15 grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and cousins and other relatives. W.H. Jefferson Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Robert J. Samuell Robert J. Samuell died Monday, July 5, 2010, at River Region Medical Center. He was 91. Mr. Samuell was a Navy veteran, serving in World War II. He was a Mason and a member of the Moose Lodge. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Pearl Samuell. He is survived by two sons, Robert J. Samuell Jr. of Houston, Miss., and Lee Roy Samuell of New Conrad, Ky.; one daughter, Star S. Varnell of Vicksburg; and nine grandchildren. Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Frank J. Fisher Funeral Home. Burial will be at Green Acres Memorial Park. Visitation will be at the funeral home Wednesday from 11 a.m. until the service. Pallbearers will be Auburn Medders, Clyde Couey, Tommy Couey and Granville Couey.

Two other students who joined them were April Mayfield, 16, a junior at Warren Central High School, and Hunter Johnson, 17, a senior at St. Aloysius High School. “I have a lot more respect for people who work in business,” said April, the daughter of David and Estella Mayfield. “I learned a lot through the program.” She held the position of chief of marketing. “It was a good opportunity,” said Hunter, who served as the chief operating officer and chief human resources officer. He is the son of Bud and Valeria Johnson. While the Vicksburg team had only four participants who were chosen based on schedule and interest, another student, Frank Williamson of Atlanta, was placed on their team to complete their executive board. Students, who were all required to dress in business attire, logged more than 70 hours of simu-

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lated work. All the students on the Vicksburg team said they had no prior business training. The Southwest district held its summer camp at The University of Houston in June, the Midwest district met last week at The University of Chicago and the Northeast district will meet at Columbia University next week. The summer camps will culminate with the Wall Street Conference on July 17-23 in New York, where students from all districts will meet with the CEO of Madison Square Garden and the New York Knicks basketball team to learn about the basketball franchise, as well as watch an exhibition game. They will also tour companies on Wall Street in the city’s financial district. The travel and activities’ cost of the year-round program for the four students is estimated to be $15,000, and will be paid by local busi-

nesses. Four businesses that have already donated to the program Ergon, Golding Barge Line, Walmart and Faith Christian Center. Thompson said her travel expenses will be billed to the city, but may also be paid retroactively pending funds raised through business subsidies. “So far, we have raised about 25 percent of the funds we need,” Thompson said. “It is up to us to continue to raise dollars to sponsor this program, not only for this year, but for the future.” She said organizers allowed for the Vicksburg team to participate regardless of the lacking funds. “My goal as a coordinator is to have an entire team go into 2011 fully funded,” Thompson said. The Mayor’s Youth Council, was formed in 2009. It has 11 students from VHS, WCHS and St. Aloysius.

Continued from Page A1. nity College Laken Hood,” said his mother, Jessi Stevenson of Tupelo. “She’s one of the most well-rounded contestants we have.” Across the street, Bettye Carmichael of Simpson County said, “We’re all here for Miss Hattiesburg Lyndsay Pleas — all 15 of us. She’s my granddaughter.” Among parade attendants was someone who has been in the shoes of each contestant — the former Miss Mississippi Delta Community College Jennifer Borgognoni. “I’m visiting and here to cheer on all the girls from my hometown — Cleveland,” she said. “All the girls are very pretty and a lot of them are talented.”

The parade also featured the Hinds Community College Hi-Steppers, who danced down the parade route to Robert Palmer’s “Addicted to Love.” Following the parade was the autograph session with contestants inside downtown stores. Pageant week continues with more autograph parties scheduled at George Carr Motor Company on South Frontage Road from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday and at the Outlets at Vicksburg on South Frontage Road from 9:30 to 11:15 a.m. Thursday. Preliminary competitions get under way Wednesday at 8 p.m. and will run through Friday. The crowning and

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WEATHER This weather package is compiled from historical records and information provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the City of Vicksburg and The Associated Press.

LOCAL FORECAST thursday-friday Mostly cloudy; chance of showers and thunderstorms; highs in the lower 90s, lows in the lower 70s

STATE FORECAST TONIGHT Mostly cloudy; chance of showers and thunderstorms; lows in the lower 70s wednesDAY-friday Mostly cloudy; chance of showers and thunderstorms; highs in the mid90s, lows in the lower 70s

Almanac Highs and Lows High/past 24 hours............. 93º Low/past 24 hours............... 73º Average temperature......... 83º Normal this date................... 82º Record low..............62º in 1972 Record high......... 100º in 1980 Rainfall Recorded at the Vicksburg Water Plant Past 24 hours.............. 0.40 inch This month.................. 0.57 inch Total/year.............. 20.31 inches Normal/month......0.63 inches Normal/year........ 30.62 inches Solunar table Most active times for fish and wildlife Wednesday: A.M. Active............................ 1:31 A.M. Most active................. 7:45 P.M. Active............................. 1:58 P.M. Most active.................. 8:11 Sunrise/sunset Sunset today........................ 8:12 Sunset tomorrow............... 8:12 Sunrise tomorrow.............. 6:02

RIVER DATA Stages Mississippi River at Vicksburg Current: 33.5 | Change: N/C Flood: 43 feet Yazoo River at Greenwood Current: 15.4 | Change: N/C Flood: 35 feet Yazoo River at Yazoo City Current: 16.5 | Change: -0.1 Flood: 29 feet Yazoo River at Belzoni Current: 16.3 | Change: +0.3 Flood: 34 feet Big Black River at West Current: 3.1 | Change: -0.3 Flood: 12 feet Big Black River at Bovina Current: 7.9 | Change: -0.1 Flood: 28 feet StEELE BAYOU Land....................................81.0 River....................................80.7

MISSISSIPPI RIVER Forecast Cairo, Ill. Wednesday........................... 35.2 Thursday................................ 34.3 Friday....................................... 33.8 Memphis Wednesday........................... 21.2 Thursday................................ 20.6 Friday....................................... 19.9 Greenville Wednesday........................... 38.3 Thursday................................ 38.1 Friday....................................... 38.0 Vicksburg Wednesday........................... 33.5 Thursday................................ 33.4 Friday....................................... 33.2

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Thousands in Lebanon march in top Shiite cleric’s funeral BEIRUT (AP) — Tens of thousands of people swarmed the coffin of Lebanon’s top Shiite cleric as it made its way through the streets of south Beirut to the mosque for burial today. Grand Ayatollah Mohammed Hussein Fadlallah, 75, died Sunday after a long illness. The cleric was one of Shiite Islam’s highest authorities and most revered religious figures. Seen by some as a spiritual mentor to the Hezbollah militant movement and by others as a voice of pragmatism and religious moderation, Fadlallah enjoyed a following that stretched beyond Lebanon’s borders to Iraq, the Gulf and Central Asia. “This is a sad day for the Muslim and Arab nation. I have been one of his followers since I was a child, and I don’t know if anyone will be able to fill the vacuum left behind by

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U.S. Army Gen. Ray Odierno said U.N. peacekeepers might be one option if Kurdish soldiers haven’t integrated into the Arab-dominated Iraqi army over the next year. years. Iraq’s Kurds want several areas of Ninevah, Tamim and Diyala provinces to be part of their autonomous

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it is still struggling with legacies from its decades of communist rule, including dilapidated infrastructure and large numbers of unemployed who haven’t adjusted well to capitalism — many of whom draw welfare benefits. Komorowski was elected for a five-year term, separately from the government, ending three years in which Lech Kaczynski, a social conservative who favored strong welfare protections, used his veto power to stop Prime Minister Donald Tusk from pushing through free market reforms.

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SPORTS tuesDAY, july 6, 2010 • SE C TION B PUZZLES B5 | CLASSIFIEDS B6

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PCA pulls benefits from 7-on-7 drills

Ex- LSU star Russell arrested in Alabama By The Associated Press

World Cup Fan of the Day A young Netherlands supporter with the colors of his flag painted on his face shouts at the fan zone in Cape Town, South Africa, before this afternoon’s semifinal against Uruguay. World Cup schedule/B2.

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Vicksburg Venom pitcher threw 3 2/3 shutout innings, and also went 2-for-2 with a run scored in a semfinal loss at the 12-year-olds ‘ USSSA state tournament.

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USM assistant leaves after five months

HATTIESBURG, Miss. — Southern Miss football coach Larry Fedora said secondary coach Je’Ney Jackson has quit to take a job in Indiana. He said Jackson decided to take a job as a strength coach for an unspecified basketball program. Jackson was on the Southern Miss staff for only five months after joining the Golden Eagles following five years at Kansas. He started as a strength and conditioning coach for Kansas before moving up to the position of cornerbacks coach his final three years. Jackson took the Southern Miss secondary job in February. “It was a decision on his part. It’s not something I was real excited about. He felt like that was something he wanted to do,” Fedora told the Hattiesburg American. “I think it had to do with a whole lot less hours. It’s a lot less work so he’d have more free time. So essentially, he didn’t want to coach football.”

LOTTERY

Sunday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 0-4-9 La. Pick 4: 6-8-3-6 Monday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 7-1-1 La. Pick 4: 6-0-8-5 Weekly results: B2

MOBILE, Ala. — Former Oakland Raiders quarterback JaMarcus Russell has been charged with possession of a controlled substance — codeine syrup — after being arrested at his home in Alabama on Monday, authorities said. The 24-year-old former LSU star and the No. 1 draft choice in 2007 was arrested as part of an undercover narcotics investigation, said Mobile County Sheriff’s spokeswoman Lori Myles. She would not say what led to his arrest. She said he did not have a prescription for the codeine. Russell, who graduated from high school in Mobile, was booked into the city jail

nfL and released soon afterward on $2,500 bond, online records show. The Raiders released Russell, considered one of the NFL’s biggest draft busts, in May after he won only seven of his 25 starts and was benched. He completed just 52.1 percent of his passes in his career with 18 touchdowns, 23 interceptions, 15 lost fumbles and a passer rating of 65.2. Oakland paid Russell about $36.4 million through the 2009 season. Since the start of the common draft in 1967, only one other No. 1 pick was released this quickly in his NFL career. Indianapolis cut 1992 top pick Steve Emtman after three seasons, but that

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Former Oakland Raiders quarterback Jamarcus Russell was charged with possession of a controlled substance after his arrest Monday in Mobile, Ala. was more because of injuries than production. Russell and his agent did not immediately return calls for comment.

Porters Chapel Academy faced a tough task this summer in breaking in a freshman quarterback, getting a new coaching staff and team to gel, and reinvigorating a program coming off its worst season in six years. OK, so maybe it wasn’t THAT tough. PCA has gone 5-2 in its tour of the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools’ 7-on-7 league this summer. With the success, the other problems have solved themselves, firstyear coach John Weaver said. “It’s helping in all phases

prep football of our game,” Weaver said. “Not just the passing, but our pass defense too. We’re working on tweaking some stuff in our coverages.” PCA will play a home 7-on-7 scrimmage tonight at 6 against Central Hinds as the start of a busy week. The team will host its first youth football camp on Wednesday, then play two more 7-on-7 games against Union Christian on Friday and Cathedral next Tuesday. By the time preseason practice begins on July 26 the Eagles will have played about a dozen such games. See PCA, Page B3.

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By The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — Nearly an hour after going the distance again, Roy Halladay walked over to reporters with ice on his arm and sweat dripping from his forehead. Maybe it’s his postgame workouts that make Halladay such a workhorse on the mound. Halladay pitched his major league-best seventh complete game this season, Greg Dobbs hit a two-run homer and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 3-1 on Monday night. “He pitched a super game,” Phillies manager Charlie Manuel said of the Phillies’ ace, nicknamed ‘Doc.’ “He’s a horse.” Halladay (10-7) allowed five hits and struck out seven to record his second straight complete game. The All-Star right-hander outdueled Derek Lowe (9-7) and needed just 93 pitches to finish. Then he really broke a sweat on the stationary bike and doing arm exercises. “Just getting the blood moving,” Halladay said. Chipper Jones homered for the NL East-leading Braves. The two-time NL champion Phillies, who lost three of four to lowly Pittsburgh over the weekend, need to win this threegame series to avoid losing more ground in the division. They’re 17-23 in the last 40 games and trail Atlanta by four games. Lowe allowed two runs and six hits in seven innings, striking out six. The sinkerballer gave up only two flyouts.

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Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay throws against the Atlanta Braves on Monday. Halladay threw his major

mlb “Lowe pitched another great game. Again we didn’t score any runs for him,” Braves manager Bobby Cox said. Lowe was cruising until Jayson Werth hit a one-out single in the sixth. Dobbs hit the next pitch into the seats in right-center for his second homer and a 2-1 lead.

league-best seventh complete game of the season as the Phillies beat the Braves 3-1.

Jones gave the Braves a 1-0 lead in the first when he hit the first pitch he saw from Halladay into the seats in left-center for just his sixth homer. Halladay hasn’t received much run support from a previously high-powered offense that’s been inconsistent this season. The Phillies have scored a total of 12 runs in Halladay’s seven losses.

Acquired from Toronto in the offseason, the former AL Cy Young Award winner has lived up to high expectations. He has a 2.33 ERA and easily could have 14 or 15 wins if Philadelphia’s offense was better. “It’s been a bit of a grind,” Halladay said. “I try and go out as intense as I can every time. If you do something different, it takes you out of your routine.”

M-Braves run scoreless streak to 28 innings From staff reports In a rollercoaster season, the Mississippi Braves are finding out there’s no place like home. Brandon Beachy struck out 11 batters in seven shutout innings, and Dan Nelson homered in his Pearl debut as the M-Braves beat the West Tenn Diamond Jaxx 3-0 on Monday night. Beachy (3-1) allowed four hits and no walks, and Juan Abreu finished up with two innings of relief to cap the

minor league baseball M-Braves’ second consecutive shutout. They beat West Tenn 8-0 on Sunday and also shut out Mobile in the final game of their previous homestand, giving them a scoreless streak of 28 consecutive innings at Trustmark Park. Beachy, a Southern League All-Star, improved to 2-0 with a 0.72 ERA since moving into the starting

rotation. He threw 72 of his 97 pitches Monday for strikes. Nelson, a third baseman promoted earlier Monday from Class A Myrtle Beach, had a memorable debut for Mississippi. He went 2-for-4 with a solo homer, two RBIs and two runs scored. He homered to right field in the bottom of the sixth to give the M-Braves a 2-0 lead, then brought in a run with a ground out in the eighth for the final run. Nelson also singled in the

second inning and scored the game’s first run on a base hit by Alejandro Machado. The quick three-game series concludes tonight at 7:05. Tim Gustafson (2-0, 0.84 ERA) will start for the M-Braves against West Tenn’s Dan Cortes (5-2, 4-97 ERA). On Wednesday, the M-Braves welcome Birmingham into Trustmark Park for the start of a four-game series. All four games begin at 7:05 p.m.

NEW YORK — While the top free agents are pondering their futures, the New York Knicks gave them something to think about. If LeBron James or Dwyane Wade comes to New York now, a dominant big man will be there waiting. Amare Stoudemire agreed Monday to sign with the Knicks for nearly $100 million, vowing to lead a rebirth in New York that the team Amare hopes won’t Stoudemire have to be done alone. “This could help get the dominoes falling and he’d be a great teammate for somebody,” Knicks coach Mike D’Antoni said. “We went after a very, very good free agent and you can’t tell what’s in other people’s minds, but we do know that if you’re serious about winning, we’ve got a piece that helps you do that.” The Knicks said they intend to sign Stoudemire to a contract later this week when the free agent moratorium period ends. His agent, Happy Walters, said the deal is for the maximum allowed, which would be about $99.7 million over five years. Stoudemire has already started recruiting, saying he spoke to James’ people and directly to Wade last week. He plans to pitch them again, but insisted he won’t be affected if those players say no to New York. “Totally comfortable, totally confident that my leadership qualities will uplift all of us to do something great this upcoming season,” Stoudemire said. “So again, the Knicks are back.” The deal can’t be signed until Thursday, after the salary cap for next season has been set. It was a desperately needed score in free agency for the Knicks, who had signs that pictured Stoudemire in their uniform and reading “Welcome, Amare Stoudemire” See Stoudemire, Page B3.

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Hockey Former NHL goon Probert dead at 45 DETROIT — Retired hockey enforcer Bob Probert, as adept with his fists as with a stick in a 16-season career with the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks, died Monday after suffering chest pains while boating with his family. He was 45. Probert was on a boat in Lake St. Clair with his wife, children and in-laws when he “developed severe chest pains” Monday, family friend Rich Rogow told reporters at the medical center. Probert, who struggled to overcome drinking problems during his time in the NHL, played for the Red Wings in 1985-1994 and for the Blackhawks in 1995-2002. The Windsor native had 384 points (163 goals, 221 assists) in 935 career regular-season games with Detroit and Chicago. His 3,300 career penalty minutes rank sixth in NHL history.

College sports Georgia AD Evans resigns after arrest ATHENS, Ga. — Damon Evans offered another apology on the day his resignation as Georgia’s athletic director was announced by the school’s president. The announcement by Michael Adams came after a conference call with the executive committee of the athletic association’s board of directors Monday. Adams said Evans resigned Sunday, less than a week after Evans was arrested on a DUI charge. Evans released a statement Monday in which he offered “my sincerest apology” to Adams, Georgia officials, coaches, fans and student-athletes. Evans was 34 when he was chosen athletic director in 2004. According to the Georgia State Patrol’s incident report, Evans attempted to influence the arresting officer, identified in the report as M. Cabe, by telling the officer he was Georgia’s athletic director. Cabe said that Evans asked to be taken to a motel instead of jail or to be let off with a warning. The officer noted that Evans was found with a “red pair of lady’s panties between his legs.” Also arrested with him was Courtney Fuhrmann, who was charged with disorderly conduct. Evans said Thursday Fuhrmann is “just a friend.” According to the report, Fuhrmann told the arresting officer she had been seeing Evans for “only a week or so.” Evans and his wife, Kerri, have two children.

flashback

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS July 6 1887 — Lottie Dod of Britain, 15, becomes the youngest woman to win the women’s singles championship at Wimbledon, defeating Blanch Bingley 6-2, 6-0. 1933 — The first major league AllStar game is played at Comiskey Park, Chicago. The AL beats the NL 4-2 on Babe Ruth’s two-run homer. 1957 — Althea Gibson becomes the first black to win a title at the All England Lawn Tennis Club by beating Darlene Hard 6-3, 6-2 in the women’s singles title match. 2008 — Rafael Nadal ends Roger Federer’s bid to become the first man since the 1880s to win a sixth consecutive championship at the All England Club. Two points from victory, the No. 1-ranked Federer succumbs to No. 2 Nadal 6-4, 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-7 (8), 9-7 in a 4-hour, 48-minute test of wills that’s the longest men’s final in Wimbledon history — and quite possibly the greatest.

American League East Division

W New York.......................51 Tampa Bay....................49 Boston...........................49 Toronto..........................41 Baltimore.......................25

L 31 33 34 42 57

Central Division

W Detroit............................44 Minnesota......................44 Chicago.........................43 Kansas City...................37 Cleveland.......................33

L 37 38 38 46 49

Pct GB .622 — .598 2 .590 2 1/2 .494 10 1/2 .305 26 Pct GB .543 — .537 1/2 .531 1 .446 8 .402 11 1/2

West Division

W L Pct GB Texas.............................48 34 .585 — Los Angeles..................46 39 .541 3 1/2 Oakland.........................41 43 .488 8 Seattle...........................34 48 .415 14 Monday’s Games Detroit 12, Baltimore 9 Chicago White Sox 9, L.A. Angels 2 Tampa Bay 6, Boston 5 Cleveland 9, Texas 3 N.Y. Yankees 3, Oakland 1 Kansas City 6, Seattle 4, 10 innings Today’s Games Baltimore (Arrieta 2-2) at Detroit (Galarraga 3-2), 6:05 p.m. Minnesota (Pavano 9-6) at Toronto (Litsch 0-3), 6:07 p.m. Boston (Doubront 1-0) at Tampa Bay (Niemann 6-2), 6:10 p.m. Cleveland (Masterson 3-7) at Texas (C.Wilson 6-4), 7:05 p.m. L.A. Angels (Jer.Weaver 8-3) at Chicago White Sox (Peavy 7-6), 7:10 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (Sabathia 10-3) at Oakland (Cahill 8-2), 9:05 p.m. Kansas City (Greinke 4-8) at Seattle (RowlandSmith 1-7), 9:10 p.m. Wednesday’s Games Baltimore at Detroit, 6:05 p.m. Minnesota at Toronto, 6:07 p.m. Boston at Tampa Bay, 6:10 p.m. Cleveland at Texas, 7:05 p.m. L.A. Angels at Chicago White Sox, 7:10 p.m. N.Y. Yankees at Oakland, 9:05 p.m. Kansas City at Seattle, 9:10 p.m.

National League East Division

W Atlanta...........................48 New York.......................46 Philadelphia...................43 Florida............................39 Washington....................36

L 35 37 38 43 47

Central Division

W Cincinnati.......................48 St. Louis........................45 Milwaukee......................37 Chicago.........................36 Houston.........................32 Pittsburgh......................30

L 36 37 46 47 51 52

Pct .578 .554 .531 .476 .434

GB — 2 4 8 1/2 12

Pct GB .571 — .549 2 .446 10 1/2 .434 11 1/2 .386 15 1/2 .366 17

West Division

W L Pct GB San Diego.....................49 33 .598 — Los Angeles..................45 37 .549 4 Colorado........................44 38 .537 5 San Francisco...............42 40 .512 7 Arizona..........................32 51 .386 17 1/2 Monday’s Games Chicago Cubs 9, Arizona 4 San Francisco 6, Milwaukee 1 Philadelphia 3, Atlanta 1 Cincinnati 8, N.Y. Mets 6 Florida 6, L.A. Dodgers 5 Today’s Games Atlanta (Jurrjens 1-3) at Philadelphia (Hamels 6-7), 6:05 p.m. San Diego (Richard 6-4) at Washington (L.Hernandez 6-4), 6:05 p.m. Cincinnati (Undecided) at N.Y. Mets (J.Santana 5-5), 6:10 p.m. Pittsburgh (B.Lincoln 1-2) at Houston (W.Rodriguez 5-10), 7:05 p.m. San Francisco (Bumgarner 0-2) at Milwaukee (Wolf 6-7), 7:10 p.m. St. Louis (Hawksworth 2-5) at Colorado (Francis 2-3), 7:40 p.m. Chicago Cubs (Silva 8-2) at Arizona (Enright 1-0), 8:40 p.m. Florida (Volstad 4-7) at L.A. Dodgers (Padilla 2-2), 9:10 p.m. Wednesday’s Games Atlanta at Philadelphia, 6:05 p.m. San Diego at Washington, 6:05 p.m. Cincinnati at N.Y. Mets, 6:10 p.m. Pittsburgh at Houston, 7:05 p.m. San Francisco at Milwaukee, 7:10 p.m. St. Louis at Colorado, 7:40 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Arizona, 8:40 p.m. Florida at L.A. Dodgers, 9:10 p.m.

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Atlanta Philadelphia ab r h bi ab r h bi Prado 2b 4 0 0 0 Rollins ss 4 0 0 0 Infante lf 4 0 0 0 Victorn cf 4 0 0 0 C.Jones 3b 4 1 2 1 Ibanez lf 4 0 2 0 McCnn c 4 0 2 0 Howard 1b 4 0 2 0 Hinske 1b 2 0 0 0 Werth rf 4 2 2 0 MeCarr rf 3 0 0 0 Dobbs 3b 3 1 2 2 YEscor ss 3 0 0 0 JuCastr 3b 1 0 1 1 GBlanc cf 3 0 1 0 WValdz 2b 4 0 0 0 D.Lowe p 2 0 0 0 Sardinh c 2 0 0 0 Conrad ph 1 0 0 0 Hallady p 3 0 0 0 Venters p 0 0 0 0 Totals 30 1 5 1 Totals 33 3 9 3 Atlanta......................................100 000 000 — 1 Philadelphia.............................000 002 01x — 3 E—Prado (4). DP—Philadelphia 1. LOB—Atlanta 3, Philadelphia 7. 2B—C.Jones (15), McCann (14). HR—C.Jones (6), Dobbs (2). CS—G.Blanco (2), Ibanez (2). IP H R ER BB SO Atlanta D.Lowe L,9-7 7 6 2 2 1 6 Venters 1 3 1 1 0 0 Philadelphia Halladay W,10-7 9 5 1 1 1 7 Umpires—Home, Jim Reynolds; First, Tim Welke; Second, Scott Barry; Third, Mike DiMuro. T—2:14. A—45,404 (43,651). ———

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G AB R H Pct. Morneau Min................... 79 288 51 99 .344 Cano NYY....................... 82 322 59 110 .342 Hamilton Tex................... 79 318 55 108 .340 ABeltre Bos..................... 80 306 41 104 .340 MiCabrera Det................. 78 295 61 100 .339 DeJesus KC.................... 80 310 43 102 .329 Guerrero Tex................... 78 302 52 99 .328 ISuzuki Sea..................... 82 337 34 110 .326 Butler KC......................... 82 312 40 100 .321 Crawford TB.................... 79 306 63 98 .320 HOME RUNS—JBautista, Toronto, 21; MiCabrera, Detroit, 20; Hamilton, Texas, 20; Konerko, Chicago, 20; VWells, Toronto, 19; Guerrero, Texas, 18; Morneau, Minnesota, 17; DOrtiz, Boston, 17; Youkilis, Boston, 17. RBI—MiCabrera, Detroit, 71; Guerrero, Texas, 70; ARodriguez, New York, 62; Hamilton, Texas, 61; TorHunter, Los Angeles, 60; Longoria, Tampa Bay, 60; Konerko, Chicago, 58. RUNS—Youkilis, Boston, 66; Crawford, Tampa Bay, 63; MiCabrera, Detroit, 61; Cano, New York, 59; Andrus, Texas, 56; Teixeira, New York, 56. HITS—Cano, New York, 110; ISuzuki, Seattle, 110; Hamilton, Texas, 108; MYoung, Texas, 105; ABeltre, Boston, 104; DeJesus, Kansas City, 102; Butler, Kansas City, 100; MiCabrera, Detroit, 100.

DOUBLES—MiCabrera, Detroit, 26; Butler, Kansas City, 25; Longoria, Tampa Bay, 25; Markakis, Baltimore, 25; Morneau, Minnesota, 25. TRIPLES—Span, Minnesota, 7; Crawford, Tampa Bay, 6; Pennington, Oakland, 5; Youkilis, Boston, 5. STOLEN BASES—Pierre, Chicago, 30; Crawford, Tampa Bay, 29; RDavis, Oakland, 26; Gardner, New York, 24; Podsednik, Kansas City, 24. PITCHING (Wins)—Price, Tampa Bay, 11-4; Pettitte, New York, 10-2; PHughes, New York, 10-2; Lester, Boston, 10-3; Sabathia, New York, 10-3; Buchholz, Boston, 10-4; Verlander, Detroit, 10-5. STRIKEOUTS—JerWeaver, Los Angeles, 124; FHernandez, Seattle, 122; Lester, Boston, 118; Liriano, Minnesota, 116; Morrow, Toronto, 107. SAVES—Soria, Kansas City, 23; RSoriano, Tampa Bay, 22; NFeliz, Texas, 22; Papelbon, Boston, 19; MRivera, New York, 19.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

G AB R H Pct. Prado Atl......................... 82 350 57 116 .331 Ethier LAD....................... 64 250 40 81 .324 Votto Cin......................... 78 289 56 92 .318 Polanco Phi..................... 62 261 39 83 .318 DWright NYM.................. 82 309 51 98 .317 BPhillips Cin.................... 83 339 64 104 .307 GSanchez Fla................. 79 294 42 90 .306 Tulowitzki Col.................. 62 235 47 72 .306 Loney LAD...................... 82 315 44 96 .305 Pujols StL........................ 81 298 48 91 .305 HOME RUNS—Votto, Cincinnati, 21; Pujols, St. Louis, 20; Hart, Milwaukee, 19; Reynolds, Arizona, 19; Fielder, Milwaukee, 18; Dunn, Washington, 17; Rolen, Cincinnati, 17. RBI—DWright, New York, 64; Hart, Milwaukee, 61; Pujols, St. Louis, 60; Howard, Philadelphia, 59; Votto, Cincinnati, 59; Loney, Los Angeles, 57; Rolen, Cincinnati, 57; CYoung, Arizona, 57. RUNS—BPhillips, Cincinnati, 64; Prado, Atlanta, 57; Kemp, Los Angeles, 56; Votto, Cincinnati, 56; Coghlan, Florida, 54; Uggla, Florida, 54; Weeks, Milwaukee, 53. HITS—Prado, Atlanta, 116; BPhillips, Cincinnati, 104; DWright, New York, 98; Braun, Milwaukee, 96; Loney, Los Angeles, 96; Byrd, Chicago, 95; Howard, Philadelphia, 95. DOUBLES—Byrd, Chicago, 26; Werth, Philadelphia, 26; Dunn, Washington, 25; Prado, Atlanta, 25; DWright, New York, 25; Holliday, St. Louis, 24; Loney, Los Angeles, 24. TRIPLES—Victorino, Philadelphia, 8; Fowler, Colorado, 7; Bay, New York, 6; SDrew, Arizona, 6; JosReyes, New York, 6. STOLEN BASES—Bourn, Houston, 25; AMcCutchen, Pittsburgh, 20; JosReyes, New York, 19; Morgan, Washington, 18; Victorino, Philadelphia, 17; Stubbs, Cincinnati, 16; Torres, San Francisco, 16; CYoung, Arizona, 16. PITCHING (Wins)—Jimenez, Colorado, 14-1; Wainwright, St. Louis, 12-5; Pelfrey, New York, 10-3; Halladay, Philadelphia, 10-7; Carpenter, St. Louis, 9-2; Latos, San Diego, 9-4; DLowe, Atlanta, 9-7; Moyer, Philadelphia, 9-7. STRIKEOUTS—Wainwright, St. Louis, 123; Gallardo, Milwaukee, 122; Lincecum, San Francisco, 121; Haren, Arizona, 119; Halladay, Philadelphia, 119; Kershaw, Los Angeles, 116; JoJohnson, Florida, 115. SAVES—HBell, San Diego, 23; FCordero, Cincinnati, 23; Capps, Washington, 22; BrWilson, San Francisco, 22; FRodriguez, New York, 20. ———

American League All-Star Team

Pitchers w-Andy Pettitte, N.Y. Yankees Trevor Cahill, Oakland Fausto Carmona, Cleveland Neftali Feliz, Texas Phil Hughes, N.Y. Yankees Cliff Lee, Seattle Jon Lester, Boston David Price, Tampa Bay Mariano Rivera, N.Y. Yankees CC Sabathia, N.Y. Yankees Joakim Soria, Kansas City Matt Thornton, Chicago White Sox Jose Valverde, Detroit Catchers x-John Buck, Toronto z-Victor Martinez, Boston s-Joe Mauer, Minnesota Designated Hitter s-Vladimir Guerrero, Texas David Ortiz, Boston Infielders Elvis Andrus, Texas Adrian Beltre, Boston Miguel Cabrera, Detroit s-Robinson Cano, N.Y. Yankees s-Derek Jeter, N.Y. Yankees y-Ian Kinsler, Texas s-Evan Longoria, Tampa Bay s-Justin Morneau, Minnesota z-Dustin Pedroia, Boston Alex Rodriguez, N.Y. Yankees Ty Wigginton, Baltimore Outfielders Jose Bautista, Toronto s-Carl Crawford, Tampa Bay s-Josh Hamilton, Texas Torii Hunter, L.A. Angels s-Ichiro Suzuki, Seattle Vernon Wells, Toronto Final Man Paul Konerko, Chicago White Sox Nick Swisher, N.Y. Yankees Delmon Young, Minnesota Michael Young, Texas Kevin Youkilis, Boston s-starter w-replaces Clay Buchholz x-replaces Victor Martinez y-replaces Dustin Pedroia z-injured, will not play

National League All-Star Team

Pitchers Jonathan Broxton, L.A. Dodgers Matt Capps, Washington Chris Carpenter, St. Louis Yovani Gallardo, Milwaukee Roy Halladay, Philadelphia Tim Hudson, Atlanta Ubaldo Jimenez, Colorado Josh Johnson, Florida Tim Lincecum, San Francisco Evan Meek, Pittsburgh Arthur Rhodes, Cincinnati Adam Wainwright, St. Louis Brian Wilson, San Francisco Catchers Brian McCann, Atlanta s-Yadier Molina, St. Louis Infielders Adrian Gonzalez, San Diego Ryan Howard, Philadelphia Omar Infante, Atlanta Brandon Phillips, Cincinnati s-Martín Prado, Atlanta

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s-Albert Pujols, St. Louis s-Hanley Ramirez, Florida x-Jose Reyes, N.Y. Mets Scott Rolen, Cincinnati z-Troy Tulowitzki, Colorado z-Chase Utley, Philadelphia s-David Wright, N.Y. Mets Outfielders Michael Bourn, Houston s-Ryan Braun, Milwaukee Marlon Byrd, Chicago Cubs s-Andre Ethier, L.A. Dodgers Corey Hart, Milwaukee s-Jayson Heyward, Atlanta Matt Holliday, St. Louis Chris Young, Arizona Final Man Heath Bell, San Diego Carlos Gonzalez, Colorado Joey Votto, Cincinnati Billy Wagner, Atlanta Ryan Zimmerman, Washington s-starter x-replaces Troy Tulowitzki z-injured, will not play

Through July 2 1. Brad Keselowski......................................... 2. Carl Edwards.............................................. 3. Justin Allgaier............................................. 4. Kyle Busch.................................................. 5. Kevin Harvick.............................................. 6. Paul Menard............................................... 7. Joey Logano............................................... 8. Steve Wallace............................................. 9. Brendan Gaughan...................................... 10. Jason Leffler.............................................

college football 2010 Mississippi schedules Southern Miss

minor league baseball Southern League North Division

W Chattanooga (Dodgers).9 x-Tennessee (Cubs)......8 Carolina (Reds).............7 Huntsville (Brewers)......6 West Tenn (Mariners)...5

L 5 6 7 8 9

2,806 2,529 2,318 2,291 2,163 2,077 1,933 1,922 1,895 1,839

Pct. .643 .571 .500 .429 .357

GB — 1 2 3 4

W L Pct. Mobile (Diamondbacks).8 6 .571 x-Jacksonville (Marlins).7 7 .500 Mississippi (Braves)...7 7 .500 Montgomery (Rays).......7 7 .500 Birm. (White Sox)..........6 8 .429 x-clinched first-half title ——— Monday’s Games Jacksonville 8, Mobile 5 Mississippi 3, West Tenn 0 Birmingham 10, Montgomery 7 Carolina 7, Chattanooga 2 Huntsville 3, Tennessee 1 Today’s Games Huntsville at Tennessee, 11 a.m. Mobile at Jacksonville, 6:05 p.m. West Tenn at Mississippi, 7:05 p.m. Birmingham at Montgomery, 7:05 p.m. Carolina at Chattanooga, 6:15 p.m. Wednesday’s Games Huntsville at Chattanooga, 10:15 a.m. Tennessee at Jacksonville, 6:05 p.m. Birmingham at Mississippi, 7:05 p.m. Mobile at Montgomery, 7:05 p.m. Carolina at West Tenn, 7:05 p.m.

GB — 1 1 1 2

South Division

Ole Miss Sept. 4..............Jacksonville State.....................TBA Sept. 11......................... at Tulane.... 8 p.m. ESPN2 Sept. 18......................Vanderbilt *.....................TBA Sept. 25....................Fresno State.....................TBA Oct. 2........................... Kentucky *.....................TBA Oct. 16..................... at Alabama *.....................TBA Oct. 23.....................at Arkansas *.....................TBA Oct. 30............................ Auburn *.....................TBA Nov. 6............ Louisiana-Lafayette.....................TBA Nov. 13.................at Tennessee *.....................TBA Nov. 20............................at LSU *.....................TBA Nov. 27............Mississippi State *.....................TBA *Southeastern Conference game

Mississippi State

Alcorn State

nascar Through July 3 Feb. 14 — Daytona 500 (Jamie McMurray) Feb. 21 — Auto Club 500 (Jimmie Johnson) Feb. 28 — Shelby American (Jimmie Johnson) March 7 — Kobalt Tools 500 (Kurt Busch) March 21 — Food City 500 (Jimmie Johnson) March 29 — Goody’s 500 (Denny Hamlin) April 10 — Subway Fresh Fit 600 (Ryan Newman) April 19 — Samsung Mobile 500 (Denny Hamlin) April 25 — Aaron’s 499 (Kevin Harvick) May 1 — Crown Royal Presents The Heath Calhoun 400 (Kyle Busch) May 8 — Showtime Southern 500 (Denny Hamlin) May 16 — Autism Speaks 400 (Kyle Busch) May 22 — x-Sprint Showdown (Martin Truex Jr.) May 22 — x-Sprint All-Star Race (Kurt Busch) May 30 — Coca-Cola 600 (Kurt Busch) June 6 — Gillette Fusion 500 (Denny Hamlin) June 13 — Heluva Good! 400 (Denny Hamlin) June 20 — Toyota/Save Mart 350 (J. Johnson) June 27 — Lenox Tools 301 (Jimmie Johnson) July 3 — Coke Zero 400 (Kevin Harvick) July 10 — LifeLock.com 400, Joliet, Ill. July 25 — Brickyard 400, Indianapolis Aug. 1 — Pennsylvania 500, Long Pond, Pa. Aug. 8 — Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen, Watkins Glen, N.Y. Aug. 15 — Carfax 400, Brooklyn, Mich. Aug. 21 — Irwin Tools Night Race, Bristol, Tenn. Sep. 5 — Labor Day Classic 500, Hampton, Ga. Sep. 11 — One Last Race to Make The Chase, Richmond, Va. x-non-points race

Sept. 4............................ Langston................. 2 p.m. Sept. 18.*c-vs. Miss. Valley State................. 5 p.m. Sept. 25............... *Alabama State................. 2 p.m. Oct. 2............. at Mississippi State.....................TBA Oct. 9..................*Texas Southern................. 2 p.m. Oct. 16.................... *at Grambling.....................TBA Oct. 21.................. *Ark.-Pine Bluff.....................TBA Oct. 30...........................*Southern................. 2 p.m. Nov. 6...............*at Alabama A&M................. 1 p.m. Nov. 13................ *at Prairie View.....................TBA Nov. 20............. *at Jackson State................. 1 p.m. *Southwestern Athletic Conference game c-at Chicago

Jackson State Sept. 4.........................Delta State................. 4 p.m. Sept. 11... m-vs. Tennessee State................. 6 p.m. Sept. 18.................. *at Grambling.....................TBA Sept. 25..... *Mississippi Valley St.................. 6 p.m. Oct. 9.................... *Alabama A&M................. 4 p.m. Oct. 16...........................*Southern................. 6 p.m. Oct. 23........... *at Texas Southern.....................TBA Oct. 30......................*Prairie View................. 4 p.m. Nov. 6.............. *at Alabama State................. 7 p.m. Nov. 13.............*at Ark.-Pine Bluff............ 2:30 p.m. Nov. 20.................... *Alcorn State................. 1 p.m. *Southwestern Athletic Conference game m-at Memphis, Tenn.

soccer 2010 World Cup SEMIFINALS

Today Uruguay vs. Netherlands, 1:30 p.m. Wednesday Germany vs. Spain, 1:30 p.m. ———

THIRD PLACE

Sprint Cup standings

Nationwide Series schedule

p.m. p.m. p.m. p.m. p.m. p.m. a.m. a.m. p.m. a.m. p.m. p.m.

Sept. 4........................... Memphis.....................TBA Sept. 9........................... Auburn *.6:30 p.m. ESPN Sept. 18......................... at LSU *.....................TBA Sept. 25........................ Georgia *.....................TBA Oct. 2....................... Alcorn State.....................TBA Oct. 9.......................... at Houston.....................TBA Oct. 16....................... at Florida *.....................TBA Oct. 23.................................. UAB.....................TBA Oct. 30........................ Kentucky *.....................TBA Nov. 13................... at Alabama *.....................TBA Nov. 20....................... Arkansas *.....................TBA Nov. 27................... at Ole Miss *.....................TBA *Southeastern Conference game

Sprint Cup Schedule-Winners

Through July 3 1. Kevin Harvick.............................................. 2. Jeff Gordon................................................. 3. Jimmie Johnson.......................................... 4. Kurt Busch.................................................. 5. Denny Hamlin............................................. 6. Kyle Busch.................................................. 7. Matt Kenseth............................................... 8. Jeff Burton.................................................. 9. Tony Stewart............................................... 10. Greg Biffle................................................. 11. Dale Earnhardt Jr..................................... 12. Carl Edwards............................................ 13. Mark Martin............................................... 14. Clint Bowyer.............................................. 15. Ryan Newman.......................................... 16. Kasey Kahne............................................ 17. David Reutimann...................................... 18. Joey Logano............................................. 19. Jamie McMurray....................................... 20. Martin Truex Jr......................................... ———

Sept. 2.............. at South Carolina . ......... 6:30 Sept. 11...... vs. Prairie View A&M................. 6 Sept. 17.......................vs. Kansas . .............. 7 Sept. 25............at Louisiana Tech................. 6 Oct. 2...................... vs. Marshall * . .............. 7 Oct. 9.................... East Carolina *............ 6:30 Oct. 16..................... at Memphis * . ............ 11 Oct. 30...........................vs. UAB * . ............ 11 Nov. 6..........................at Tulane *............ 2:30 Nov. 13........................... at UCF * . ............ 11 Nov. 20....................vs. Houston *................. 6 Nov. 26..........................at Tulsa * . ......... 5:30 *Conference USA game

2,684 2,472 2,459 2,439 2,400 2,376 2,322 2,319 2,251 2,234 2,177 2,170 2,131 2,121 2,090 2,016 2,000 1,997 1,945 1,930

Through July 2 Feb. 13 — DRIVE4COPD 300 (Tony Stewart) Feb. 20 — Stater Bros. 300 (Kyle Busch) Feb. 27 — Sam’s Town 300 (Kevin Harvick) March 20 — Scotts 300 (Justin Allgaier) April 3 — Nashville 300 (Kevin Harvick) April 9 — Bashas’ 200 (Kyle Busch) April 19 — O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 (Kyle Busch) April 25 — Aaron’s 312 (Brad Keselowski) April 30 — BUBBA burger 250 (Brad Keselowski) May 7 — Royal Purple 200 (Denny Hamlin) May 15 — Heluva Good! 200 (Kyle Busch) May 29 — TECH-NET 300 (Kyle Busch) June 5 — Federated Parts 300 (Brad Keselowski) June 12 — Meijer 300 (Joey Logano) June 19 — Bucyrus 200 (Carl Edwards) June 26 — New England 200 (Kyle Busch) July 2 — Subway Jalapeno 250 Powered By Coca-Cola (Dale Earnhardt Jr.) July 9 — Dollar General 300, Joliet, Ill. July 17 — Mo.-Ill Dodge 250, Madison, Ill. July 24 — Kroger 200, Indianapolis July 31 — U.S. Cellular 250, Newton, Iowa Aug. 7 — Zippo 200, Watkins Glen, N.Y. Aug. 14 — Carfax 250, Brooklyn, Mich. Aug. 20 — Food City 250, Bristol, Tenn.

Saturday Uruguay-Netherlands loser vs. Germany-Spain loser, 1:30 p.m. ———

CHAMPIONSHIP

Sunday Uruguay-Netherlands winner vs. Germany-Spain winner, 1:30 p.m.

LOTTERY Sunday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 0-4-9 La. Pick 4: 6-8-3-6 Monday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 7-1-1 La. Pick 4: 6-0-8-5 Tuesday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 0-7-5 La. Pick 4: 3-9-8-4 Wednesday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 7-6-8 La. Pick 4: 4-6-7-0 Easy 5: 9-21-22-24-33 La. Lotto: 1-3-12-24-31-33 Powerball: 6-38-43-47-48 Powerball: 27; Power play: 5 Thursday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 9-4-2 La. Pick 4: 3-5-2-6 Friday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 3-9-7 La. Pick 4: 4-6-62 Saturday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 4-0-8 La. Pick 4: 1-2-7-9 Easy 5: 8-9-11-22-27 La. Lotto: 9-14-16-17-34-35 Powerball: 3-10-14-52-53 Powerball: 3; Power play: 3

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

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Cancellara regains top spot WANZE, Belgium (AP) — Norwegian Thor Hushovd won Stage 3 of the Tour de France today, finishing just at the front of a pack of riders in the cobblestoned streets of Belgium. Swtizerland’s Fabian Cancellara regained the yellow leader’s jersey a day after losing it, while Lance Armstrong surged close to the lead before a punctured tire dropped him 40 seconds behind Canecellara. The day’s stage was 132-mile rolling ride from Wanze to Arenberg Porte du Hainaut, a day after a series of crashes caused chaos in the peloton. Riders tumbled like dominoes in the rain and littered the road in a scene Armstrong called “surreal.” The seven-time champion did not escape the mayhem. He was left searching for his bike, nursing scrapes and bruises to his hip and elbow and joking about the decision to come out of retirement. He was in good company, joining dozens of riders who hit the asphalt on a slippery downhill run some likened to ice skating. Sylvain Chavanel of France was among few to avoid trouble. He sped to victory after breaking away early in the 125mile trip from Brussels to Spa

cycling and taking the yellow jersey from Cancellara. With the pack bangedup, he finished nearly four minutes ahead. Lance His luck Armstrong didn’t hold today. He punctured a tire and slipped from the lead. With so many riders down in crashes Monday, organizers said they briefly considered canceling the stage altogether. But under the race rules, the spills were too spread out to warrant a cancellation. Armstrong returned to the RadioShack team bus with his team outfit torn and a bloody scrape on his thigh. His team said he also injured his elbow but otherwise was all right. “You had people everywhere. It was surreal. When I got back on my bike ... I saw crash, after crash, after crash,” Armstrong said, noting riders laid out on the ground. “It was like war.” Chavanel began the stage in 87th place and knocked everyone on the leaderboard down a notch: Cancellara dropped to second, 2 minutes, 57 sec-

onds behind. Germany’s Tony Martin was third, 3:07 back. Armstrong began today’s third stage in fifth, 3:19 back, and defending champion Alberto Contador of Spain was seventh, 3:24 behind. The Spanish two-time Tour winner bruised his right hip, knee and elbow. Some riders believed a motorcycle crash in the race caravan before the pack passed left oil on the road, creating an especially slick mix with the rain. On the descent from the midlevel Stockeu Pass, Armstrong, Contador and 2009 runner-up Andy Schleck all went down. Armstrong said he knew he was not badly hurt, but he did have other concerns. “I knew I was fine,” he said. “My first thought was: ‘Where is my bike?’ I tried to find my bike. You know in the rain these guys are very good downhill. I’m not one of them. But even the good ones, with something like that: No chance. Absolutely no chance.” Everybody finished, except French rider Mickael Delage, who slammed into a road barrier early in the stage. The Omega Pharma-Lotto rider was taken to hospital with a

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Sylvain Chavanel of France bites his lip prior to the start of the third stage of the Tour de France this morning. Chavanel held the leader’s yellow jersey entering the stage. concussion, a broken bone in his face and shoulder, knee and hand injuries. Scrapes and bruises were reported by the dozens, and nearly every team was affected. Some riders estimated at least half the 194rider peloton had fallen. A post-stage medical report listed 23 as at least slightly injured during the day. On the Garmin-Transitions team alone, Americans Tyler Farrar and Christian Vande Velde, and Julian Dean of New Zealand were taken to a hospi-

Wade is mum on his plans MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade isn’t ready to give any answers. So he’s not going to take any questions. Not yet, anyway. His appearance at a morning news conference in South Florida today was postponed, the latest chapter in a free agency saga that has the Miami Heat on edge about the possibility of losing him to another team. Wade’s youth basketball camp for children was beginning today, and part of the day’s itinerary was to include a question-and-answer session alongside Alonzo Mourning about the charity weekend they will headline in South Florida later this month. Shortly after midnight today, officials for the charity event called the Summer Groove said the news conference would be rescheduled. Wade’s side had concerns that free agency would be the only matter discussed at the news conference, and there had been internal discussions for several days about canceling the event. A free agent for the first time, Wade is torn between staying in Miami and playing

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LeBron James, left, and Dwyane Wade joke around before a game last season. The

nba elsewhere, most likely Chicago. He’s had at least two conversations with the Bulls since free agency began last week, plus has met with the New York Knicks and New Jersey Nets. On Monday, Wade met with team owner Micky Arison, a few hours after arriving back

two coveted free agents are expected to announce where they’ll sign this week.

in Miami for the first time since free agency began. He’s one of the three clear headliners of the free-agent crop, the others being LeBron James and Chris Bosh. Wade and Bosh, who are both represented by Chicagobased agent Henry Thomas, have been particularly close during free agency, holding some of their meetings in the

same building in Chicago and dining together on several occasions. “They want to feel like they have evaluated everything about each situation,” Thomas wrote in an e-mail to The Associated Press on Monday. “It is fair to say, that the decision for both has been harder than either imagined.”

could announce their decisions later in the week, and perhaps they might take a second look at New York now that there’s another huge piece in place. “No one wanted to make the first move and I feel confident enough to take that first step and hopefully now we can bring a few guys in to join me,” Stoudemire said. The Knicks decided they no longer needed to wait on an answer from Bosh, especially because Stoudemire showed such a commitment to New York. They even gave him the longest contract allowable without knowing if it could be insured because of Stoudemire’s injury history

that includes microfracture knee surgery and a partially detached retina. “I think to a degree the fact that Amare really wanted to come here, stepped up front, it got to the point where we had to acknowledge that and say that means something to us,” Knicks president Donnie Walsh said. Walsh said Stoudemire’s arrival didn’t necessarily mean the end for David Lee, the Knicks’ own All-Star free agent who plays the same position. Lee could also be used in a sign-and-trade, though Walsh indicated he hadn’t received any good proposals in discussions with Lee’s agent.

Stoudemire Continued from Page B3. all over the entrances of Madison Square Garden. After spending two seasons clearing enough cap space to afford two top players, they met with James, Wade and Chris Bosh last week, and believe they could still land one of them. The move reunites Stoudemire with D’Antoni, his former coach in Phoenix. Stoudemire averaged more than 20 points in every season they were together and immediately becomes the best player D’Antoni has coached since leaving the Suns in 2008. “He’s a dominant offensive player for sure, in a variety of ways,” D’Antoni said. Stoudemire’s days with the Suns ended late last week

when the team agreed to $48 million worth of deals with forwards Hakim Warrick and Channing Frye. The sides had discussed an extension, but the Suns looked elsewhere after they’d reached a stalemate. Wearing a Knicks hat, Stoudemire said he understood owner Robert Sarver’s position and wasn’t disrespected by the Suns’ refusal to give him a max deal that would have paid him millions more. He said he’s always loved New York and wanted to play here since the Knicks passed on him in the 2002 draft. He finally got to Broadway by becoming the first big player in this much-hyped free agent class to change teams. The other top players

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tal for evaluation. Vande Velde, who finished fifth in 2008, broke two ribs in Monday’s crash and dropped out of the Tour this morning. The Garmin-Transitions team said he also had facial lacerations. “Riding downhill was almost like ice skating,” said Johan Bruyneel, the RadioShack manager and Armstrong’s longtime mentor. Teammates Andreas Kloeden and Levi Leipheimer fell. “Almost half of the peloton crashed today,” Bruyneel said.

The playing time has helped freshman quarterback Jonah Masterson adjust to the leap from junior varsity to varsity, Weaver said. “We’re going with a freshman quarterback, so as a coaching staff we want to get as much real time with him in the passing game as we can so he can get acclimated,” Weaver said. “It’s a good learning tool for him. It’s a glorified practice that I don’t think they’ve ever done here before.” The 7-on-7 games have helped more than Masterson, Weaver added. They provide a nice break from the usual summer routine of lifting weights and conditioning drills. That, in turn, has given the team a spark it needed after last year’s 4-8 season — the program’s first without a winning record since 2003. “It helps our guys with their attitude. They want to get out there and throw the ball around. Our attendance this summer has been good, and it teaches them to compete in the summer,” said Weaver, who has 26 players on the varsity roster. “The kids are buying into the program. It’s only the beginning of July and they’re already ready for August 20.”

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AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A pointed finger, smile, chuckle and head shake. That was all. If LeBron James has made up his mind, he’s not saying so. The world must wait. The NBA’s most wanted man offered no clues about his highly anticipated free agent decision on Monday after making an unexpected appearance — and getting in a few full-court hoop games with good friend Chris Paul — at his Nike skills academy at the University of Akron. After working out for two hours and then icing both his knees and right elbow for another hour, James, wearing a white T-shirt and his familiar New York Yankees cap, headed toward the door of Rhodes Arena. On his way out, he was asked by The Associated Press if he had anything to say. James pointed toward a reporter in the balcony, smiled and shook his head in amusement. He then drove away in a white Bentley, one of seven vehicles in a caravan that included Paul, manager Maverick Carter, business partner Rich Paul and security personnel. James, who is considering offers from the Cleveland Cav-

aliers, Chicago Bulls and at least four other teams, was not expected to appear at the first day of the camp featuring some of the nation’s top high school and college players. However, not only did James show up, he got in a spirited workout that included shooting drills and scrimmages. James is not expected to make his big announcement until the three-day camp ends Wednesday, one day before players can officially sign new contracts. He was scheduled to return to the camp today. The Cavaliers and Bulls are considered the frontrunners to land James, the 25-year-old megastar who has spent his first seven seasons playing in Cleveland. “I wish I could close my eyes, go to sleep and when I wake up it’s over,” said Gail White, a bartender at a TGI Friday’s near James’ home in Bath, Ohio. “I hope he’s not selfish enough to play somewhere else. I would hope he would want his hometown to succeed. “Everyone wants him to stay. He means so much to the area, and people have been willing to tolerate the wait. I’ve talked to a lot of people and the consensus is that he’s going to stay. Let’s hope so.”

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TONIGHT ON TV n MOVIE “Nell” — Two doctors, Liam Neeson and Natasha Richardson, observe and try to communicate with a wild woodswoman, Jodie Foster, in North Carolina./9 on FMC n SPORTS WNBA — A WNBA doubleheader fills time on the airwaves tonight. Connecticut and San Antonio play first, followed by Phoenix at Los Angeles./7 and 9 on ESPN n PRIMETIME “Losing It with Jillian” — Jillian travels to Arizona to try to improve the health of an entire Jodie Foster tribe./7 on NBC

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MILESTONES n BIRTHDAYS Nancy Reagan, former first lady, 89; Della Reese, singer-actress, 79; Ned Beatty, actor, 73; Former President George W. Bush, 64; Sylvester Stallone, actor-director, 64; Geoffrey Rush, actor, 59; 50 Cent, rapper, 34; Kate Nash, rock singer, 23. n DEATH Ed Limato — A longtime Hollywood agent known for overseeing the careers of actors like Marlon Brando, Denzel Washington and Richard Gere, has died. Limato, 73, died Saturday of lung disease at his home in Beverly Hills, according to Sarah Ceglarski of the William Morris Endeavor Entertainment agency. Limato spent most of his 44-year career at William Morris and International Creative Management, boasting an A-list client roster that also included Kevin Costner, Billy Crystal, Mel Gibson and Sharon Stone. For many years Limato also was known for hosting an A-list party the Friday night before the Academy Awards. He is survived by his 99-year-old mother, Angelina; a brother, Paul; and a sister, Angela.

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Men at Work punished for copied riff A judge ordered Australian band Men at Work today to hand over a portion of the royalties from their 1980s hit “Down Under,” after previously ruling its distinctive flute riff was copied from a children’s campfire song. But the penalty — 5 percent of the song’s royalties — was far less than the 60 percent sought by publishing company Larrikin Music, which holds the copyright for the song “Kookaburra Sits in the Old Gum Tree.” “Kookaburra” was written more than 70 years ago by Australian teacher Marion Sinclair for a Girl Guides competition, and the song about the native Australian bird has been a favorite around campfires from New Zealand to Canada. Sinclair died in 1988, but Larrikin filed a copyright lawsuit last year. In February, Federal Court Justice Peter Jacobson ruled Men at Work had copied their song’s signature flute melody from “Kookaburra.” On Tuesday, Jacobson ordered Men at Work’s recording company, EMI Songs Australia, and “Down Under” songwriters Colin Hay and Ron Strykert, to pay 5 percent of royalties earned from the song since 2002 and from its future earnings. A statute of limitations restricted Larrikin from seeking royalties earned before 2002.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Leslie Van Houten, the onetime Charles Manson follower long seen as the most likely of his ex-acolytes to win freedom someday, faces her 19th parole hearing today with a new lawyer and new case law which may give her the best chance yet for release. Even if there is a finding of suitability for parole at the hearing, freedom would not be immediate. The entire state parole board would review the decision within 120 days and it would then be submitted to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger for a final ruling. Van Houten, 60, remains incarcerated at the California Institution for Women at Frontera, the same prison where another Manson follower, Patricia Krenwinkle, is imprisoned. Susan Atkins, the third woman convicted of murder in the crimes directed by cult leader Manson, died in prison last year after parole officials denied her

dying request for freedom. Van Houten last appeared before a parole board in 2007. Her chances for parole are enhanced by Leslie Van Houten the fact that she has been discipline free since her incarceration in the early 1970s, has positive psychological reports and has been active in self-help groups at the prison including “Golden Girls,” a group for elderly women inmates. She has a new lawyer, Brandie Devall, who told The Associated Press she will refer to rulings by the California Supreme Court in 2008 and 2009 affecting standards for parole. Most significant is the case of Sandra Lawrence, a convicted murderer who was paroled after 23 years in prison after the court held that to refuse parole there must be evidence

‘Bachelor’ split shows ugly side of public splits LOS ANGELES (AP) — She said he wasn’t intimate. He said she wasn’t faithful. She called him a fame whore. He called her jealous. For weeks, the nasty break-up of “The Bachelor” couple Jake Pavelka and Vienna Girardi has been fought in the tabloids. In their latest round of sparring, the pair were back in front of the reality TV cameras where it all began. “Unfortunately, that’s what one of our arguments looks like,” Pavelka said after a weeping Girardi stomped away from their pretaped reunion Jake Pavelka at the end of Monday’s epi- Girardi sode of “The Bachelorette” starring Ali Fedotowsky, the former Facebook advertising account manager who chose her job over Pavelka during his “Bachelor” season. “It’s kind of embarrassing.” “The Bachelor” host Chris Harrison moderated the pool-side debate between the couple, who called off their engagement last month. The 32-year-old pilot from Dallas and the 23-year-old Geneva, Fla., resident quarreled over such issues as where they should place furniture in their home and why she gave an interview to a tabloid about their split. Normally, when the couples who meet on “The Bachelor” or “The Bachelorette” end their made-on-TV relationships — just three out of 19 are still together — their publicists release a statement announcing an amicable parting before they quietly fade

back into obscurity. Pavelka and Girardi, however, quickly launched into public mudslinging after ending their romance. Girardi lashed out first by appearing on the cover of Star magazine alongside the headline “Jake’s a MONSTER!” Pavelka then struck back on the front of People magazine above the headline “I DON’T TRUST HER.” Girardi later dodged infidelity allegations on Twitter, while Pavelka unloaded about his relationship regrets in an interview with and Vienna “Extra” host Mario Lopez. “Nobody likes airing out their grief in public,” said D. Ivan Young, author of relationship guide “Break Up, Don’t Break Down.” “When you find people putting behavior like that out there, they are people who are more concerned about the integrity of their brand rather than the content of their character. Those relationships are superficial at best.” The tumultuous separation and subsequent speculation — Is Jake getting back together with Ali? Is Vienna going to pose for Playboy? Is Jake gay? — has remained a hot topic in the tabloids and online. Irad Eyal, reality TV producer and author of celebrity relationship guide “Sex Degrees of Separation,” said the duo’s messy end is atypical Hollywood behavior. “They really went off the rails,” said Eyal.

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What goes around keeps coming around in recycling Dear Abby: On May 13, “Diana in Lakewood, Calif.,” asked you how to reuse or donate little jewelry boxes. You offered some great tips, but you should have let folks know about two terrific resources for giving away or recycling odd things. Freecycle.org is an online network where people can give away or find free stuff in their local neighborhood. It is a great way to recycle items — like the jewelry boxes — to a local thrift store, a crafter or a teacher. Earth911.com is also an amazing directory of local reuse and recycling options. I work at a thrift store for home improvements. (Instead of donating clothing or furniture, some people give us lumber, kitchen cabinets, hardware, etc.) Most people don’t know that stores like ours exist. Reusing items from your neighbors wastes no energy and builds a sense of community. Abby, thanks for touching on this important topic. — Ruthie M. in Edmonston, Md. Dear Ruthie: Many readers

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BY DR. ROBERT WALLACE • NEWSPAPER ENTERPRISE ASSOCIATION Dr. Wallace: My best friend has been depressed for over a month because her parents separated and her boyfriend broke up with her. Last night, she shocked me when she told me she was thinking about committing suicide. She said she felt abandoned and that nobody loved her anymore, and if it wasn’t for our friendship, she would have killed herself a month ago. This really upset me and I don’t know what to do. I talked to my mom. She said my friend is just seeking sympathy right now and she’ll get over it in a little while. But I know Leanne very well and I have never seen her act this way before. It’s scary. My mom says I should stay away from her and allow her to work things out herself. I don’t think she’s right, do you? What should I do? I really want to help her, but I don’t know how. If she did kill herself and I had done nothing to stop her, I’d be a very troubled young lady. Leanne is living with her mother right now, but she would rather live with her father. She blames her mother for the separation. — Jody, Reno, Nev. Jody: All suicide threats should be taken seriously. Have your mother contact your best friend’s mother about her daughter’s suicide threat. Continue to be a good listener and stay close with your friend. She needs your friendship and encouragement more than ever now. Your friend may also call the toll-free National Hopeline Network: 800-442-4673. Counselors are available 24 hours a day to speak with young people having thoughts of suicide. When school begins again in the fall, if your friend is still depressed, have your mother encourage your friend’s mother to go with her daughter to speak with the school counselor, school nurse or the principal. • Dr. Robert Wallace writes for Copley News Service. E-mail him at rwallace@ Copley News Service.

The Activity Goddess, Buhl, Idaho Dear Abby: I have another suggestion for Diana in Lakewood. Quit buying so much stuff! Recycling is only a partial solution to a wasteful lifestyle. Millions of tons of plastic, no matter how many times it is recycled, end up in our oceans, where Texas-sized flotillas of plastic goo will outlast us all. The key is to generate less in the first place. When considering a purchase, consider all four “R’s”: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Repair. In this case, the option to “Reduce” should be observed by either buying less jewelry, or asking the vendors to quit over-packaging the stuff. — Dr. James HayesBrohanan, Professor of Environmental Geography Dear Abby: Diana should donate the boxes to Goodwill, Salvation Army, Habitat for Humanity, preschools, Girl Scouts and Sunday schools — not the landfill! — Elsie K., Oak Ridge, Tenn. Dear Abby: Perfectly good

items should never be tossed into a landfill. There is always someone who can use whatever it is as long as it’s in good condition (and sometimes even when it’s not). It should be the responsibility of the consumer to find that someone. While it may not be a legal responsibility, it is the right thing to do. — Rosie W. in Denver Dear Abby: Most malls and department stores open giftwrapping booths at holiday time. They are usually set up to raise funds for a specific charity. Diana can contact mall management and find out if it plans to have one and if so, what agency will be operating it. Then she can contact the agency and arrange to donate all of the boxes. Believe me, small boxes are always needed. — Lynn in Cambridge, Ontario

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Aspirin, some antibiotics used to treat tinnitus Dear Dr. Gott: Any advice on how to treat tinnitus? Dear Reader: Yes, but first let me explain the condition. Tinnitus is a roaring, hissing, clicking, buzzing or ringing in the ears that is likely related to an underlying disorder such as ear injury, hearing loss or disorder of the circulatory system. There are two forms of tinnitus — subjective and objective. The subjective form is common and can be heard only by the person whose ears are affected. This type is generally connected to the outer, middle or inner ear; however, the auditory nerve or portion of the brain that interprets nerve signals might also be involved. The objective form of tinnitus is less common but can be heard by a physician during examination and generally involves blood vessel, muscular or innerear-bone problems. The inner ear contains delicate hairs that move with the pressure of sound. The cells of the ear then release an electrical signal via the auditory nerve to the brain that ultimately interprets the signal as sound. Should the hairs become bent or broken, they send random impulses to the brain that can result in tinnitus. Some of the more common causes for the condition include repeated exposure to loud noises, as with using a lawn mower or chain saw or listening to music through earphones; excessive wax buildup in the ears; the normal aging process; and abnormal changes in bone growth. A number of medications, including aspirin taken in high doses, some antibiotics, diuretics and others can cause tinnitus or worsen it. Diagnosis begins with an examination to determine whether simple earwax impaction might be to blame. A medical history that includes drugs and over-the-counter medicines or supplements will help a physician determine whether the medication is to blame. If so, a change or discontinuation might be appropriate. While tinnitus of unknown cause cannot be cured, there are a number of treatments that can reduce or mask its severity. Protect your ears with plugs, cotton or muffs when exposed to loud noises. If appropriate, reduce your alcohol intake, because it dilates blood vessels and causes a greater flow to the already damaged ears. Dear Dr. Gott: I have horizontal ripples, bumps and concaves on my index-finger nail and thumbnail. My index finger has had the problem for years, the thumbnail for about six weeks. And other nails have been changing. Dear Reader: Ridged nails are often an indication of a vitamin or mineral deficiency, poor diet, the aging process or a loss of moisture. Shortages of A, B, iron, protein and calcium are commonly detected. Hori-

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NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEE'S SALE WHEREAS, on September 11, 2008, Real Dirt , Inc. and G-Three, LLC executed a deed of trust to Charlene Griffin, Trustee, for the benefit of Guaranty Bank and Trust Company, Lender, which deed of trust is recorded in Deed of Trust Book 1699 at Page 206 in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi and; WHEREAS, the aforesaid Guaranty Bank and Trust Company, the holder of said deed of trust and the note secured therein, as authorized by the terms thereof, by instrument dated April 20, 2010, and recorded in the office of the aforesaid Chancery Clerk in Book 1508 at Page 292, did appoint William M. Bost, Jr. as Substituted Trustee in the place and stead of the aforementioned Trustee; and WHEREAS, default having been made in the terms and conditions of said deed of trust and the entire debt secured thereby, having been declared to be due and payable in accordance with the terms of said deed of trust, and the legal holder of said indebtedness, Guaranty Bank and Trust Company, having requested the undersigned Substituted Trustee to execute the trust and sell said land and property in accordance with the terms of said deed of trust for the purpose of raising the sums due thereunder, together with attorney fees, Trustee's fees and expense of sale; NOW THEREFORE, I, William M. Bost, Jr., Trustee in said deed of trust, will on the 16th day of July, 2010, offer for sale at public outcry for cash to the highest bidder, and sell within legal hours (being between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.) at the Front (West) Door of the County Courthouse at Vicksburg, County of Warren, State of Mississippi, the following described property situated in the County of Warren, State of Mississippi, to-wit: TRACT I: Parcel Six of the subdivision of the Harry G. Sherard property west of Highway 61 Bypass in Section 18, Township 16 North Range 4 East, Warren County, Mississippi, a plat said Subdivision being of record in Plat Book 2 at Page 26 of the Warren County, Mississippi Land Records and being the same property conveyed to Mary Morrison Sherard by Harry G. Sherard, Jr. by warranty deed dated July 14, 1969 and recorded in Deed Book 460 at Page 24 of the Warren County, Mississippi Land Records. TRACT II: Part, Section 18, Township 16 North, Range 4, East, Warren County, Mississippi, more particularly described as follows: Beginning at a fence corner of the west right-of-way of U.S. Highway 61 North Bypass and on the common section line between Sections 9 and 18, Township 16 North, Range 4 East, Warren County, Mississippi; run thence S 04 degrees 16 minutes W 579.0 feet to the point of beginning and the northeast corner of the hereinafter described parcel; thence S 02 degrees 20 minutes W 198.0 feet to the southeast corner of said parcel; thence S 72 degrees 20 minutes W 464.50 feet to a point; thence N 39degrees 28 W 136.51 feet to a point thence S 46 degrees 08 minutes W 267.50 feet to a point on the easterly right-of-way of Beechwood Road; thence N 51 degrees 30 minutes W 187.0 feet along said road right-of-way to a point; thence N 46 degrees 15 minutes W 107.20 feet to a point on said easterly right-of-way; thence N 36 degrees 38 minutes W 58.0 feet to a point on said easterly right-of-way, thence, leaving said easterly right-of-way, N 79 degrees 27 minutes E 1027.0 feet to the point of beginning; said parcel being Parcel Five of the Subdivision of the Harry G. Sherard Property west of U. S. Highway 61 North Bypass in Section 18, Township 16 North, Range 4 East, Warren County, Mississippi, a plat of said subdivision being recorded in Plat Book 2 at Page 26 of the Warren County, Mississippi Land Records. LESS AND EXCEPT THEREFROM the following described parcels: Beginning at a point on the easterly right-of-way line of Beechwood Road marking the southwest corner of the above described property, run thence N 51 degrees 30 minutes 00" W 100.0 feet along the easterly right-of-way of Beechwood Road; thence, leaving said easterly right-of-way, N 45 degrees 48 minutes 38" E 157.43 feet to a point; thence S 82 degrees 21 minutes 47" E 127.77 feet to a point on the southerly line of the above described parcel; thence along said southerly line S 46 degrees 08 minutes 00" W 224.33 feet to the point of beginning. ALSO LESS AND EXCEPT: A Portion of Parcel 5 of the Sherard Property as recorded in Deed Book 1244 at page 669 in the Land Records of Warren County, Mississippi; being Lot 3 of Powell Subdivision unrecorded; being farther described as: Commencing at the Northeast comer of Parcel 4 of the Sherard Property as recorded in Plat Book 2 at Page 26 in the Land Records of Warren County, Mississippi, point being in the West right-of-way of U. S. Highway 61; thence run North 03 degrees 24 minutes 58 seconds West,133.8 ft.; thence run North 03 degrees 27 minutes 37 seconds East, 7.4 ft. to the Point of Beginning of the herein described parcel; thence run South 85 degrees 11 minutes 33 seconds West, 205.6 ft.; thence run North 48 degrees 32 minutes 33 seconds West,14.9 ft.; thence run North 03 degrees 08 minutes 30 seconds West, 32.6 ft.; thence run along a curve to the left having a radius of 747.3 ft and a chord bearing of North 00 degrees 33 minutes 45 seconds East, 96.6 ft; thence run North 04 degrees 16 minutes 00 seconds East, 203.2 ft.; thence run South 82 degrees 10 minutes 20 seconds East, 221.6 ft. to a point in said Highway right of way; thence along and with said right of ways west line, South 03 degrees 27 minutes 37 seconds West, 294.7 ft. to the Point of Beginning, containing 1.62 acres, more or less. ALSO LESS AND EXCEPT A Portion of Parcel 6 of the Sherard Property as recorded in Deed Book 1244 at Page 669 in the Land Records of Warren County, Mississippi; being further described as: Commencing at the Northeast corner of Parcel 4 of the Sherard Property; thence run North 64 degrees 48 minutes 39 seconds West, 314.06 ft. to the Point of Beginning of the herein described parcel; thence run North 90 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds West, 189.76 ft.; thence run North 00 degrees 19 minutes 24 seconds East, 95.24 ft.; thence run South 89 degrees 27 minutes 30 seconds East, 60.45 ft., thence run North 00 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds East, 53.40 ft; thence run South 89 degrees 47 minutes 18 seconds East,129.89 ft.; thence run South 03 degrees 27 minutes 44 seconds West, 54.02 ft.; thence run South 00 degrees 20 minutes 19 seconds East, 40.00 ft.; thence run South 02 degrees 02 minutes 08 seconds East, 53.70 ft. to the Point of Beginning, containing 0.57 acres, more or less. ALSO LESS AND EXCEPT: All of Lot 1, Powell Subdivision, as recorded in Plat Book 3 at Page 132 and also found in Plat Cabinet "A", Slide 205C of the Warren County, Mississippi Land Records. ALSO LESS AND EXCEPT: A portion of Parcel 6 of the Sherard property as recorded in Deed Book 1244 at Page 669 in the Land Records of Warren County, Mississippi; being further described as: Commencing at the Northeast corner of Parcel 4 of the Sherard Property; thence run North 51 degrees 23 minutes 29 seconds West a distance of 496.90 ft. to the POINT OF BEGINNING of the herein described parcel; thence run N 89 degrees 35 minutes 37 seconds W a distance of 84.94 ft.; thence run N 00 degrees 24 minutes 23 seconds a distance of 44.97 ft.; thence run S 89 degrees 47 minutes 55 seconds E a distance of 84.81 ft.; thence run S 00 degrees 03 minutes 25 seconds W a distance of 45.27 ft. to the point of beginning, containing 0.09 acres, more or less. ALSO LESS AND EXCEPT: A Portion of Parcel 6 of the Sherard Property as recorded in Deed Book 1244 at Page 669 in the Land Records of Warren County, Mississippi; being further described as: Commencing at the Northeast comer of Parcel 4 of the Sherard Property; thence run North 41 degrees 14 minutes 07 seconds West a distance of 411.27 ft to the POINT OF BEGINNING of the herein described parcel; thence run S 89 degrees 35 minutes 44 seconds E a distance of 117.20 ft.; thence run N 00 degrees 03 minutes 25 seconds E a distance of 45.27 ft.; thence run S 89 degrees 47 minutes 55 seconds E a distance of 120.56 ft.; thence run N 04 degrees 16 minutes 00 seconds E a distance of 45.80 ft, to the point of beginning, containing 0.12 acres, more or less. ALSO LESS AND EXCEPT: A Portion of Parcel 6 of the Sherard Property as recorded in Deed Book 1244 at Page 669 in the Land Records of Warren County, Mississippi; being further described as: Commencing at the Northeast corner of Parcel 4 of the Sherard Property; thence run North 64degrees 48 minutes 39 seconds West a distance of 314.06 ft.; thence run North 90 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds West a distance of 189.76 ft.; thence run North 00 degrees 19 minutes 24 seconds East a distance of 95.24 ft. to the POINT OF BEGINNING of the herein described parcel; thence run North 00 degrees 06 minutes 34 seconds West a distance of 53.05 ft.; thence run South 89 degrees 47 minutes 18 seconds East a distance of 60.45 ft.; thence run South 00 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds West a distance of 53.40 ft.; thence run North 89 degrees 27 minutes 30 seconds West a distance of 60.45 ft. to the point of beginning, containing 0.07 acres, more or less. ALSO LESS AND EXCEPT: Commencing at the Northeast comer of Parcel 4 of the Sherard Property; thence run North 64 degrees 48 minutes 39 seconds West a distance of 314.06 ft.; thence run North 90 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds West a distance of 189.76 ft.; thence run North 00 degrees 19 minutes 24 seconds East a distance of 95.24 ft.; thence run North 00 degrees 06 minutes 34 seconds West a distance of 53.05 ft. to the POINT OF BEGINNING of the herein described parcel; thence run North 00 degrees 24 minutes 23 seconds East, a distance of 28.75 ft.; thence South 89 degrees 35 minutes 37 seconds East a distance of 78.98 ft; thence ran South 00 degrees 19 minutes 36 seconds West a distance of 28.48 ft.; thence run North 89 degrees 47 minutes 18 seconds West a distance of 79.02 ft. to the point of beginning, containing 0.05 acres, more or less. ALSO LESS AND EXCEPT: Commencing at the Northeast comer of Parcel 4 of the Sherard Property; thence run North 64 degrees 48 minutes 39 seconds West a distance of 314.06 ft.; thence run North 90 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds West a distance of 189.76 ft; thence run North 00 degrees 19 minutes 24 seconds East a distance of 95.24 ft.; thence run North 00 degrees 06 minutes 34 seconds West a distance of 53.05 ft; thence run North 00 degrees 24 minutes 23 seconds East, a distance of 28.75 ft; thence South 89 degrees 35 minutes 37 seconds East a distance of 78.98 ft to the POINT OF BEGINNING of the herein described parcel; thence run South 89 degrees 35 minutes 37 minutes East a distance of 112.86 ft.; thence run South 03 degrees 27 minutes 44 seconds West a distance of 28.14 ft.; thence run North 89 degrees 47 minutes 18 seconds West a distance of 111.30 ft.; thence run North 00 degrees 19 minutes 36 seconds East a distance of 28.48 ft. to the point of beginning, containing 0.07 acres, more or less. ALSO LESS AND EXCEPT: A part of Lot 2, Powell Subdivision, as recorded in Plat Book 3 at Page 132 and also found in Plat Cabinet "A", Slide 205C of the Warren County, Mississippi Land Records; being father described as: Commencing at the Northeast comer of Parcel 4 of the Sherard Property, said point also being the Southeast Corner of Lot 1 of Powell Subdivision; thence, S 72 degrees 26 minutes 20 seconds W a distance of 201.61 ft to the Southeast corner of Lot 2 of Powell Subdivision; thence, N 17 degrees 33 minutes 40 seconds W, along the line dividing Lots 1 and 2 of said subdivision, a distance of 28.02 feet; thence, leaving said lot line, S 86 degrees 32 minutes 15 seconds W, a distance of 10.31 feet to a point on the western line of a 20 foot wide access and utility easement and the Point of Beginning of the herein described parcel; thence, S 86 degrees 32 minutes 15 seconds W, a distance of 1.40 feet; thence, N 27 degrees 25 minutes 31seconds W, a distance of 38.49 feet; thence, S 86 degrees 35 minutes 02 seconds W, a distance of 20.85 feet; thence, N 03 degrees 24 minutes 58 seconds W, a distance of 71.98 feet to the northern line of Lot 2 of said subdivision; thence, easterly along said line N 85 degrees 11 minutes 33seconds E a distance of 10.84 feet to the western line of the aforesaid easement; thence, along the western line of said easement, S 17 degrees 33 minutes 40 seconds E, a distance of 110.76 feet to the Point of Beginning, containing 1607.7 square feet or 0.04 acres, more or less. ALSO LESS AND EXCEPT: Commencing at the Northeast coiner of Parcel 4 of the Sherard Property; thence run N 52 degrees 18 minutes 03 seconds W a distance of 589.74 ft. ; which is the point of beginning from said Point of Beginning run N 03 degrees 04 minutes 49 seconds E a distance of 97.60 ft. to a point in the north line of Lot 4 of the Platted Powell Subdivision; thence along and with said Lot 4 north line S 85 degrees 40 minutes 01seconds E a distance of 63.66 ft.; thence leave said north line and run South a distance of 30.14 ft.; thence East a distance of 18.00 ft.; thence South a distance of 19.00 ft.; thence West a distance of 18.00 ft.; thence South a distance of 43.50 ft.; thence West a distance of 68.72ft.; which is the point of beginning, having an area of 6631.28 square feet, 0.152 acres. ALSO LESS AND EXCEPT: Commencing at the Northeast comer of Parcel 4 of the Sherard Property; run thence N 45 degrees 12 minutes 18 seconds W a distance of 650.16 ft. to a point in the north line of Lot 4 of the Platted Powell Subdivision; which is the point of beginning, thence N 03 degrees 04 minutes 49 seconds E a distance of 8.56 ft.; thence East a distance of 63.02 ft.; thence South a distance of 13.36 ft. to a point in said Lot 4 north line; thence along said north line N 85 degrees 40 minutes 01seconds W a distance of 63.66 ft.; which is the point of beginning, having an area of 693.17 square feet, 0.016 acres. ALSO LESS AND EXCEPT: A portion of Parcel 6 of the Sherard Property as recorded in Deed Book 1244 at Page 669 in the Land Records of Warren County, Mississippi, being further described as: Commencing at the Northeast corner of Parcel 4 of the Sherard Property thence S 85 degrees 53 minutes 56 seconds W a distance of 550.27 ft. which is the point of beginning. From said point of beginning run thence S 46 degrees 08 minutes 00 seconds W a distance of 61.33 ft.; thence N 82 degrees 35 minutes 04 seconds W a distance of 128.17 ft.; thence S 45 degrees 48 minutes 39 seconds W a distance of 157.45 ft. thence N 51 degrees 10 minutes 49 seconds W a distance of 139.23 ft. thence N 38 degrees 37 17 seconds W a distance of 304.88 ft.; thence N 50 degrees 31 minutes 00 seconds W a distance of 102.30 ft.; thence N 69 degrees 10 minutes 00 seconds W a distance of 78.60ft.; thence N 85 degrees 56 minutes 00 seconds W a distance of 84.80 ft., thence S 78 degrees 11 minutes 00 seconds W a distance of 69.50 ft.; thence N 39 degrees 11 minutes 00 seconds W a distance of 39.00 ft.; thence N 73 degrees 16 minutes 00 seconds E a distance of 125.00 ft.; thence N 53 degrees 02 minutes 00 seconds E a distance of 379.00 ft.; thence N 52 degrees 20 minutes 00 seconds E a distance of 94.00 ft.; thence N 74 degrees 10 minutes 00 seconds E a distance of 216.50 ft.; thence N 45 degrees 30 minutes 00 seconds E a distance of.138.00 ft.; thence N 20 degrees 12 minutes 00 seconds E a distance of 123.00 ft.; thence S 84 degrees 10 minutes 00 seconds E a distance of 384.32 ft.; thence S 04 degrees 15 minutes 38 seconds W a distance of 250.69 ft.; thence with a curve turning to the left with an arc length of 65.14 ft., with a radius of 52.00 ft,, with a chord bearing of S 30 degrees 55 minutes 26 seconds W, with a chord length of 60.97 ft., thence N 90 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds W a distance of 189.57 ft.; thence N 04 degrees16 minutes 00 seconds E a distance of 21.83 ft.; thence with a curve turning to the left with an arc length of 261.80 ft., with a radius of 50.00 ft., with a chord bearing of N 85 degrees 44 minutes 00 seconds W, with a chord length of 50.00 ft., thence S 04 degrees 16 minutes 01 seconds W a distance of 295.90 ft.; S 00 degrees 22 minutes 17 seconds E a distance of 130.98 ft.; thence S 04 degrees 48 minutes 27 seconds E a distance of 9.37 ft. thence S 39 degrees 19 minutes 44 seconds W a distance of 14.81 ft.; thence S 85 degrees 11 minutes 33 seconds W a distance of 89.08 ft.; thence with a curve turning to the left with an arc length of 174.06 ft., with a radius of 60.00 ft., with a chord bearing of S 78 degrees 34 minutes 05 seconds W, with a chord length of 119.13 ft., thence S 10 degrees 33 minutes 00 seconds E a distance of 38.81 ft.; thence with a curve turning to the left with an arc length of 94.29 ft., with a radius of 75.00 ft., with a chord bearing of S 46 degrees 34 minutes 02 seconds E, with a chord length of 88.20 ft., thence S 82 degrees 35 minutes 04 seconds E a distance of 19.97 ft.; thence with a curve bearing to the left with an arc length of 99.84 ft., with radius of 125.00 ft., with a chord bearing of N 74 degrees 32 minutes 00 seconds E with a chord length of 97.21 ft., thence S 38 degrees 49 minutes 22 seconds E a distance of 36.07 ft.; which is the point of beginning having an area of 513,412.06 square feet, 11.786 acres. ALSO LESS AND EXCEPT: OFFICE DUPLEX BUILDING Part of Lot 2, Powell Subdivision, as recorded in Plat Book 3 at Page 132 and also found in Plat Cabinet "A", Slide 205C of the Warren County, Mississippi, Land Records also being a portion of Parcel5 of the Sherard Property as recorded in Deed Book 1244 at Page 669 of said Land Records being further described as: Commencing at the Northeast corner of Parcel 4 of the Sherard Property, said point also being the Southeast corner of Lot 1 of Powell Subdivision; thence, North 74 degrees 40 minutes 16 seconds West a distance of 264.59 feet to the Point of Beginning being a point in the North line of Lot 2 of said Powell Subdivision; thence South 03 degrees 24 minutes 58 seconds East a distance of 71.98 feet; thence South 24 degrees 35 minutes 06 seconds East a distance of 22.08 feet; thence South 02 degrees 12 minutes 05 seconds East a distance of 53.90 feet; thence along the south line of said Lot 2, South 72 degrees 26 minutes 20 seconds West a distance of 110.14 feet; thence leaving said Lot 2 south line and run North 03 degrees 24 minutes 58 seconds West a distance of 170.94 feet; thence North 85 degrees 11 minutes 33 seconds East a distance of 100.00 feet; which is the point of beginning, having an area of 16,437.57 square feet, 0.377 acres. ALSO LESS AND EXCEPT: FLOORING GALLERY BUILDING A Portion of Parcel 5 of the Sherard Property as recorded in Deed Book 1244 at Page 669 in the Land Records of Warren County, Mississippi; being further described as: Commencing at the Northeast corner of Parcel 4 of the Sherard Property as recorded in Deed Book 1244 at Page 669 in the Land Records of Warren County, Mississippi, said point being in the West right of way of U.S. Highway 61; thence, S 83 degrees 04 minutes 12 seconds W, a distance of 788.45 ft. to the Point of Beginning, said point lying 1,000 feet West of and perpendicular to the centerline of the Northbound lane of U.S. Highway 61 and being a point on the apparent boundary line of the City of Vicksburg; thence run S 45 degrees 48 minutes 39 seconds W a distance of 57.42 ft.; thence, N 51 degrees 13 minutes 00 seconds W, a distance of 87.00 ft. to a point; thence, N 08 degrees 42 minutes 29 seconds W, a distance of 136.88 ft. to a point; thence, N 79 degrees 27 minutes 00 seconds E, a distance of 142.83 ft. to a point on the said apparent City of Vicksburg boundary line; thence, S 03 degrees 28 minutes 51 seconds W, a distance of 176.26 ft. to the Point of Beginning, containing 0.50 acres, more or less. I WILL CONVEY only such title as is vested in me as Trustee. WITNESS THE SIGNATURE OF THE UNDERSIGNED on this the 17th day of June 2010. /s/ William M. Bost, Jr. WILLIAM M. BOST, JR. SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEE 1221 Grove Street Vicksburg, Mississippi 39183 (601) 634-1802 Publish: 6/22, 6/29, 7/6, 7/13(4t)

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TNB Loan *** 4287 C. T. Williston (FNMA) TRUSTEE' S NOTICE OF SALE WHEREAS, on July 3, 2001, Charles Tyler Williston and wife, Shahla E. Williston, executed a Deed of Trust to T. Harris Collier, III, as Trustee for Trustmark National Bank, Beneficiary, which is recorded in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, MS, in Book 1263 Page 95; WHEREAS, on February 9, 2007, Trustmark National Bank substituted Mark S. Mayfield as Trustee, as recorded in Book 1440 Page 46; WHEREAS, there being a default in the terms and conditions of the Deed of Trust and the entire debt secured having been declared to be due and payable in accordance with its terms, Trustmark National Bank, the holder of the debt has requested the Trustee to execute the trust and sell said land and property pursuant to its terms in order to raise the sums due, with attorney창 s and trustee창 s fees, and expenses of sale; NOW, THEREFORE, I, Mark S. Mayfield, Trustee for said Deed of Trust, will on July 13, 2010, offer for sale at public outcry, and sell within legal hours (being between the hours of 11:00 A.M., and 4:00 P.M.), at the west main door of the Warren County Courthouse, located in Vicksburg, MS, to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described property situated in Warren County, MS, to-wit: All of Lot 17, Amber Leaf Subdivision (unrecorded), Warren County, Mississippi, more particularly described as follows: Commencing at the Northwest corner of the Massey Land and Timber Company 142.97 acre parcel as recorded in Deed Book 1122 Page 822 of the Land records of Warren County, Mississippi; thence S 58 degrees 49' 43" E, 1781.37 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING of the herein described parcel; thence along a curve to the left having a chord of N 35 degrees 03' 55" W, 36.74 feet, a radius of 55.00 feet and a length of 37.46 feet; thence N 65 degrees 49' 51" E, 590.78 feet; thence S 16 degrees 24' 29" W, 194.10 feet; thence S 79 degrees 30' 26" W, 470.94 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING, containing 1.18 acres, more or less. TOGETHER WITH a perpetual, non-exclusive easement for ingress and egress to the above described property described as follows, to-wit: Commencing at the northwest corner of the Massey Land and Timber Company 142.97 acre parcel as recorded in Deed Book 1122, Page 822 of the land records of Warren County, Mississippi; thence with the south right-of-way of U.S. Highway No. 80, North 82 degrees 02 minutes 29 seconds East, 803.95 feet to the point of beginning of said easement; thence with the south right-of-way of U.S. Highway No. 80, North 82 degrees 02 minutes 29 seconds East, 50.0 feet; thence South 07 degrees 07 minutes 0 seconds East, 158.32 feet; thence South 28 degrees 05 minutes 33 seconds West, 58.05 feet; thence South 32 degrees 11 minutes 14 seconds West, 134.07 feet; thence South 32 degrees 11 minutes 14 seconds West, 95.16 feet; thence South 29 degrees 28 minutes 06 seconds West, 37.16 feet; thence South 29 degrees 28 minutes 06 seconds West, 66.74 feet; thence South 29 degrees 24 minutes 35 seconds West, 62.63 feet; thence South 20 degrees 15 Minutes 39 seconds West, 66.06 feet; thence South 02 degrees 56 minutes 44 seconds East; 36.63 feet; thence South 21 degrees 34 minutes 44 seconds East, 96.31 feet; thence South 25 degrees 15 minutes 27 seconds East, 137.24 feet; thence South 25 degrees 15 minutes 27 seconds East, 35.88 feet; thence South 20 degrees 44 minutes 14 seconds East, 105.56 feet; thence South 12 degrees 53 minutes 10 seconds East, 107.26 feet; thence South 10 degrees 33 minutes 03 seconds East, 56.42 feet; thence along a curve to the left having a radius of 242.31 feet and a length of 56.30 feet and a chord of South 17 degrees 58 minutes 32 seconds East, 56.17 feet; thence South 31 degrees 29 minutes 21 seconds East, 54.21 feet; thence South 42 degrees 47 minutes 16 seconds East, 36.77 feet; thence South 57 degrees 03 minutes 05 seconds East, 43.27 feet; thence South 73 degrees 37 minutes 23 seconds East, 264.68 feet; thence North 84 degrees 25 minutes 0 seconds East, 28.93 feet; thence North 45 degrees 48 minutes 11 seconds East, 22.76 feet; thence North 30 degrees 0 minutes 42 seconds East, 69.94 feet; thence North 27 degrees 33 minutes 19 seconds East, 100.46 feet; thence North 33 degrees 02 minutes 29 seconds East, 53.43 feet; thence North 40 degrees 01 minutes 11 seconds East, 49.83 feet; thence North 51 degrees 08 minutes 03 seconds East, 95.58 feet; thence along a curve to the right, said curve being a cul-de-sac, having a radius of 55.0 feet and a length of 293.63 feet and a chord of South 36 degrees 47 minutes 54 seconds East, 50.03 feet; thence South 51 degrees 08 minutes 03 seconds West, 88.91 feet; thence South 40 degrees 01 minutes 11 seconds West, 41.92 feet; thence South 33 degrees 02 minutes 29 seconds West, 47.99 feet; thence South 27 degrees 33 minutes 19 seconds West, 99.13 feet; thence South 30 degrees 00 minutes 42 seconds West, 77.95 feet; thence South 45 degrees 48 minutes 11 seconds West, 47.21 feet; thence South 84 degrees 25 minutes 00 seconds West, 56.14 feet; thence North 73 degrees 37 minutes 23 seconds West, 281.66 feet; thence North 57 degrees 03 minutes 5 seconds West, 56.81 feet; thence North 42 degrees 47 minutes 16 seconds West, 47.97 feet; thence North 31 degrees 29 minutes 21 seconds West, 62.01 feet; thence along a curve to the right having a radius of 292.31 feet and a length of 71.40 feet and a chord of North 18 degrees 14 minutes 54 seconds West, 71.22 feet; thence North 10 degrees 53 minutes 03 seconds West, 55.72 feet; thence North 12 degrees 53 minutes 10 seconds West, 102.81 feet; thence North 20 degrees 44 minutes 14 seconds West, 100.15 feet; thence North 25 degrees 15 minutes 27 seconds West, 172.75 feet; thence North 21 degrees 34 minutes 44 seconds West, 106.12 feet; thence North 02 degrees 56 minutes 44 seconds West, 54.81 feet; thence North 19 degrees 38 minutes 10 seconds East, 76.13 feet; thence North 29 degrees 24 minutes 35 seconds East, 71.20 feet; thence North 29 degrees 28 minutes 06 seconds East, 104.97 feet; thence North 31 degrees 55 minutes 32 seconds East, 219.89 feet; thence North 43 degrees 17 minutes 23 seconds East, 6.25 feet; thence North 28 degrees 05 minutes 33 seconds East, 43.12 feet; thence North 07 degrees 07 minutes 00 seconds West, 141.74 feet to the point of beginning, containing 2.72 acres, more or less. I will convey only such title as is vested in me, without any express or implied warranties. WITNESS my signature this June 22, 2010. /s/ MARK S. MAYFIELD MARK S. MAYFIELD, Trustee Mark S. Mayfield, PLLC, Riverhill Tower Building, 1675 Lakeland Dr., Suite 306, Jackson, MS 39216, Phone 601-9483590, HYPERLINK "mailto:MayfieldAttys@aol.com" MayfieldAttys@aol.com Publish: 6/22, 6/29, 7/6(3t)

NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEE'S SALE WHEREAS, on September 8, 2008, Real Dirt , Inc. executed a deed of trust to Charlene Griffin, Trustee, for the benefit of Guaranty Bank and Trust Company, Lender, which deed of trust is recorded in Deed of Trust Book 1699 at Page 118 in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi and; WHEREAS, the aforesaid Guaranty Bank and Trust Company, the holder of said deed of trust and the note secured therein, as authorized by the terms thereof, by instrument dated April 20, 2010, and recorded in the office of the aforesaid Chancery Clerk in Book 1508 at Page 293, did appoint William M. Bost, Jr. as Substituted Trustee in the place and stead of the aforementioned Trustee; and WHEREAS, default having been made in the terms and conditions of said deed of trust and the entire debt secured thereby, having been declared to be due and payable in accordance with the terms of said deed of trust, and the legal holder of said indebtedness, Guaranty Bank and Trust Company, having requested the undersigned Substituted Trustee to execute the trust and sell said land and property in accordance with the terms of said deed of trust for the purpose of raising the sums due thereunder, together with attorney fees, Trustee's fees and expense of sale; NOW THEREFORE, I, William M. Bost, Jr., Trustee in said deed of trust, will on the 16th day of July, 2010, offer for sale at public outcry for cash to the highest bidder, and sell within legal hours (being between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.) at the Front (West) Door of the County Courthouse at Vicksburg, County of Warren, State of Mississippi, the following described property situated in the County of Warren, State of Mississippi, to-wit: A portion of Parcel 6 of the Sherard Property as recorded in Deed Book 1244 at Page 669 in the Land Records of Warren County, Mississippi, being further described as: Commencing at the Northeast corner of Parcel 4 of the Sherard Property thence S 85 degrees 53 minutes 56 seconds W a distance of 550.27 ft. which is the point of beginning. From said point of beginning run thence S 46 degrees 08 minutes 00 seconds W a distance of 61.33 ft.; thence N 82 degrees 35 minutes 04 seconds W a distance of 128.17 ft.; thence S 45 degrees 48 minutes 39 seconds W a distance of 157.45 ft. thence N 51 degrees 10 minutes 49 seconds W a distance of 139.23 ft. thence N 38 degrees 37 17 seconds W a distance of 304.88 ft.; thence N 50 degrees 31 minutes 00 seconds W a distance of 102.30 ft.; thence N 69 degrees 10 minutes 00 seconds W a distance of 78.60ft.; thence N 85 degrees 56 minutes 00 seconds W a distance of 84.80 ft., thence S 78 degrees 11 minutes 00 seconds W a distance of 69.50 ft.; thence N 39 degrees 11 minutes 00 seconds W a distance of 39.00 ft.; thence N 73 degrees 16 minutes 00 seconds E a distance of 125.00 ft.; thence N 53 degrees 02 minutes 00 seconds E a distance of 379.00 ft.; thence N 52 degrees 20 minutes 00 seconds E a distance of 94.00 ft.; thence N 74 degrees 10 minutes 00 seconds E a distance of 216.50 ft.; thence N 45 degrees 30 minutes 00 seconds E a distance of.138.00 ft.; thence N 20 degrees 12 minutes 00 seconds E a distance of 123.00 ft.; thence S 84 degrees 10 minutes 00 seconds E a distance of 384.32 ft.; thence S 04 degrees 15 minutes 38 seconds W a distance of 250.69 ft.; thence with a curve turning to the left with an arc length of 65.14 ft., with a radius of 52.00 ft,, with a chord bearing of S 30 degrees 55 minutes 26 seconds W, with a chord length of 60.97 ft., thence N 90 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds W a distance of 189.57 ft.; thence N 04 degrees16 minutes 00 seconds E a distance of 21.83 ft.; thence with a curve turning to the left with an arc length of 261.80 ft., with a radius of 50.00 ft., with a chord bearing of N 85 degrees 44 minutes 00 seconds W, with a chord length of 50.00 ft., thence S 04 degrees 16 minutes 01 seconds W a distance of 295.90 ft.; S 00 degrees 22 minutes 17 seconds E a distance of 130.98 ft.; thence S 04 degrees 48 minutes 27 seconds E a distance of 9.37 ft. thence S 39 degrees 19 minutes 44 seconds W a distance of 14.81 ft.; thence S 85 degrees 11 minutes 33 seconds W a distance of 89.08 ft.; thence with a curve turning to the left with an arc length of 174.06 ft., with a radius of 60.00 ft., with a chord bearing of S 78 degrees 34 minutes 05 seconds W, with a chord length of 119.13 ft., thence S 10 degrees 33 minutes 00 seconds E a distance of 38.81 ft.; thence with a curve turning to the left with an arc length of 94.29 ft., with a radius of 75.00 ft., with a chord bearing of S 46 degrees 34 minutes 02 seconds E, with a chord length of

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88.20 ft., thence S 82 degrees 35 minutes 04 seconds E a distance of 19.97 ft.; thence with a curve bearing to the left with an arc length of 99.84 ft., with radius of 125.00 ft., with a chord bearing of N 74 degrees 32 minutes 00 seconds E with a chord length of 97.21 ft., thence S 38 degrees 49 minutes 22 seconds E a distance of 36.07 ft.; which is the point of beginning having an area of 513,412.06 square feet, 11.786 acres. LESS AND EXCEPT: Lot 7 of Powell Subdivision, a plat of which is dated January 25, 2008, and recorded in Plat Book 3 at Page 147, Plat Cabinet A, Slide #210D of the Warren County, Mississippi Land Records. ALSO LESS AND EXCEPT: A Portion of Parcel 5 of the Sherard Property as recorded in Deed Book 1244 at Page 669 in the Land Records of Warren County, Mississippi; being further described as: Commencing at the Northeast corner of Parcel 4 of the Sherard Property as recorded in Deed Book 1244 at Page 669 in the Land Records of Warren County, Mississippi, said point being in the West right of way of U.S. Highway 61; thence, S 83 degrees 04 minutes 12 seconds W, a distance of 788.45 ft. to the Point of Beginning, said point lying 1,000 feet West of and perpendicular to the centerline of the Northbound lane of U.S. Highway 61 and being a point on the apparent boundary line of the City of Vicksburg; thence run S 45 degrees 48 minutes 39 seconds W a distance of 57.42 ft.; thence, N 51 degrees 13 minutes 00 seconds W, a distance of 87.00 ft. to a point; thence, N 08 degrees 42 minutes 29 seconds W, a distance of 136.88 ft. to a point; thence, N 79 degrees 27 minutes 00 seconds E, a distance of 142.83 ft. to a point on the said apparent City of Vicksburg boundary line; thence, S 03 degrees 28 minutes 51 seconds W, a distance of 176.26 ft. to the Point of Beginning, containing 0.50 acres, more or less. I WILL CONVEY only such title as is vested in me as Trustee. WITNESS THE SIGNATURE OF THE UNDERSIGNED on this the 17th day of June 2010. ___________________ WILLIAM M. BOST, JR. SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEE 1221 Grove Street Vicksburg, Mississippi 39183 (601) 634-1802 Publish: 6/22, 6/29, 7/6, 7/13(4t)

NOTICE TO CREDITORS OF JOYLENE CARLSON DECEASED PROBATE NO. 2010-069 The undersigned having been appointed Administratrix of the Estate of Joylene Carlson, Deceased, by the Chancery Court of Warren County, Mississippi, upon the docket of said Court on the 20th day of May, 2010, gives notice to all persons having a claim against the said Estate to have the same probated and registered by the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi, within ninety (90) days after the date of the first publication of this notice, and a failure to probate and register a claim within ninety (90) days from said first date of publication will bar the claim forever. WITNESS my signature this the 11th day of June, 2010. /s/ Helen Marie Abraham HELEN MARIE ABRAHAM, Administratrix Publish: 6/22, 629, 7/6(3t)

STATE OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY OF WARREN SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEE'S NOTICE OF SALE WHEREAS, on or about the 24th of May, 2000, Sammie D. McLaurin, executed a Deed of Trust to Emmett James House and Bill R. McLaughlin, Trustee on behalf of Union Planters Bank, National Association, Beneficiaries, which Deed of Trust is filed for record in Book 1211 at page 540 et seq. in the land records in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Vicksburg, Mississippi; said Deed of Trust being lastly assigned to HSBC Bank USA, National Association in its capacity as trustee for the Citigroup Mortgage Loan Trust Inc., Asset-Backed Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2007-SHL1 by instrument recorded in Instrument No. 276915, Book 1508, Page 240 in said Chancery Court records; and, WHEREAS, on April 28, 2010, HSBC Bank USA, National Association in its capacity as trustee for the Citigroup Mortgage Loan Trust Inc., Asset-Backed Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2007-SHL1, the beneficiary of the above referenced Deed of Trust substituted Jeanna D. Chappell as trustee in place of the original trustee as authorized by said Deed of Trust. Said Substitution of Trustee is recorded in Book Instrument 277531, Book 1508 at page 691 in the Office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Vicksburg, Mississippi. WHEREAS, default having been made in the terms and conditions of said Deed of Trust and default having been made on the promissory note secured thereby, and the entire indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust having been declared to be due and payable pursuant to the terms of said Deed of Trust, and , HSBC Bank USA, National Association in its capacity as trustee for the Citigroup Mortgage Loan Trust Inc., Asset-Backed Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2007-SHL1, as the holders of the Promissory Note and Deed of Trust have requested the undersigned Substituted Trustee so to do, I will, on the 30th of July, 2010 offer for sale at public outcry between the legal hours of 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., at the West door of the County Courthouse of Warren County, Vicksburg, Mississippi, and being more particularly described as follows, to-wit: Lot 52, FOX RUN OF VICKSBURG, Part One, a subdivision according to the map or plat thereof on file and of record in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi, in Plat Book 3 at Page 110 thereof, reference to which is hereby made in aid of and as part of that description. I will convey only such title as is vested in me as Substituted Trustee. WITNESS MY SIGNATURE, this the 28th day of June, 2010. /s/ Jeanna D. Chappell Jeanna D. Chappell Substituted Trustee Pierce Ledyard, P.C. P.O. Box 161389 Mobile, Alabama 36616 (251) 338-1300 Publish: 7/6, 7/13, 7/20, 7/27 (4t)

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS Sealed bids will be received by the Warren County Port Commission until 5:00 p.m., local time, Friday, August 13, 2010, at the Chancery Clerk's office (Warren County Courthouse) at 1009 Cherry Street, Vicksburg, Mississippi for the 2010 Port of Vicksburg Railroad Spur Improvements [Project PMM-10(006)]. Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at 3:15 p.m. on Monday, August 16, 2010 during the Port Commission meeting (2nd floor of the Guaranty Bank & Trust Building) at 1900 Cherry Street, Vicksburg, MS. Bidders must be qualified under Mississippi State law and possess a Certificate of Responsibility issued by the Mississippi State Board of Public Contractors. The contract time for the work included in this contract is forty-five (45) calendar days. The Contract will be subject to liquidated damages in the amount of One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) per calendar day for each day in default after the stipulated completion date. The contract time will begin on the date specified in the written Notice to Proceed. Plans, specifications, and contract documents are on file and open to public inspection at the office of the County Engineer, John E. McKee, Jr. P.E., at 901 Jackson Street, Vicksburg, Mississippi 39180 or at 200 North Congress Street, Jackson, Mississippi 39201. One (1) copy of the Plans, Specifications and Contract Documents may be procured upon payment of $50.00 (by check, made payable to "John E. McKee, Jr.-County Engineer" at 901 Jackson Street, Vicksburg, Mississippi or at 200 North Congress Street, Jackson, Mississippi 39201. The payment is non-refundable. Each bidder must deposit with his proposal a bid bond or certified check in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the total payable to Warren County Port Commission as bid security. The successful bidder shall furnish a Performance Bond and a Payment Bond each in the amount of 100% of the contract amount awarded. Bidders shall also submit a current financial statement if requested by the Warren County Port Commission. Attorneys-in-fact who sign Bid Bonds or Payment Bonds and Performance Bonds must file with each bond a certified and effective dated copy of their power of attorney. Proposals shall be submitted in duplicate, sealed and deposited, with the Warren County Port Commission prior to the hour and date above designated. Each bidder shall write his Certificate of Responsibility number on the outside of the sealed envelope containing his proposal If the amount of the bid proposal is less than $50,000 a Certificate of Responsibility number is not required; however, the Bidder must indicate on the outside of the envelope that the bid is less than $50,000. ohnny Moss, President Warren County Port Commission Publication: 7/6, 7/13(2t)

IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF WARREN COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF CAUSE NO. 2010-088PR REBECCA A. YOUNG ERIC WILLIAM PETITIONER NOTICE TO CREDITORS The undersigned, having been appointed Administrator of the Estate of Rebecca A. Young, Deceased, by the Chancery Court of Warren County, Mississippi on the 30th day of June, 2010, on this day gives notice to all persons having a claim against the said Estate to have the same probated and registered by the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi, within ninety (90) days after the date of the first publication of this notice, and a failure to probate and register a claim within ninety (90) days from said first date of publication will bar the claim forever. WITNESS my signature on this the 1st day of July, 2010. /s/ Eric Williams ERIC WILLIAMS, ADMINISTRATOR OF THE ESTATE OF REBECCA A. YOUNG Publish: 7/6, 7/13, 7/20(3t)

The Vicksburg Post

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

06. Lost & Found FOUND! Little brown puppy. Halls Ferry area. 601-636-4435. LOST A DOG? Found a cat? Let The Vicksburg Post help! Run a FREE 3 day ad! 601-636-SELL or e-mail classifieds@vicksburg post.com

07. Help Wanted Hampton Heating and Air is hiring a Service Technician. Must have 5 years HVAC experence. Clean cut, presentable, Drug Free. Random Drug screenings. Must have valid driver’s license. Apply in person at 2102 Oak Street. 601-638-8141.

JOB OPENING!!

01. Legals SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEE'S NOTICE OF SALE WHEREAS, on November 21, 2006, Aaron Walker executed a certain deed of trust to Ellis, Braddock & Dees, LTD, Trustee for the benefit of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. which deed of trust is of record in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, State of Mississippi in Book 1625 at Page 401; and WHEREAS, said Deed of Trust was subsequently assigned to Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC by instrument dated May 26, 2010 and recorded in Book 1510 at Page 260 of the aforesaid Chancery Clerk's office; and WHEREAS, Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC has heretofore substituted J. Gary Massey as Trustee by instrument dated May 27, 2010 and recorded in the aforesaid Chancery Clerk's Office in Book 1510 at Page 261; and WHEREAS, default having been made in the terms and conditions of said deed of trust and the entire debt secured thereby having been declared to be due and payable in accordance with the terms of said deed of trust, Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC, the legal holder of said indebtedness, having requested the undersigned Substituted Trustee to execute the trust and sell said land and property in accordance with the terms of said deed of trust and for the purpose of raising the sums due thereunder, together with attorney's fees, trustee's fees and expense of sale. NOW, THEREFORE, I, J. Gary Massey, Substituted Trustee in said deed of trust, will on July 20, 2010 offer for sale at public outcry and sell within legal hours (being between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.), at the West Door of the County Courthouse of Warren County, located at Vicksburg, Mississippi, to the highest and best bidder for cash the following described property situated in Warren County, State of Mississippi, to-wit: All of Lot 1 of HILLDALE SUBDIVISION, a plat of which is of record in Plat Book 1 at Page 97 of the land records of Warren County, Mississippi. I WILL CONVEY only such title as vested in me as Substituted Trustee. WITNESS MY SIGNATURE on this 22nd day of June, 2010. J. Gary Massey SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEE Shapiro & Massey, L.L.P. 1910 Lakeland Drive Suite B Jackson, MS 39216 (601)981-9299 100 Hilldale Dr. Vicksburg, MS 39180 10-000736DM Publish: 6/29, 7/6, 7/13(3t)

02. Public Service KEEP UP WITH all the local news and sales...Subscribe to The Vicksburg Post TODAY!! Call 601636-4545, Circulation.

05. Notices Center For Pregnancy Choices Free Pregnancy Tests (non-medical facility)

¡ Education on All Options ¡ Confidential Counseling Call 601-638-2778 for appt www.vicksburgpregnancy.com

EMERGENCY CA$H BORROW $100.00 PAYBACK $105.00 BEST DEAL IN TOWN VALID CHECKING ACCOUNT REQUIRED FOR DETAILS CALL

601-638-7000 9 TO 5 MON.- FRI.

ENDING HOMELESSNESS. WOMEN with children or without are you in need of shelter? Mountain of Faith Ministries/ Women's Restoration Shelter. Certain restrictions apply, 601-661-8990. Life coaching available by appointment.

Is the one you love hurting you? Call

Haven House Family Shelter 601-638-0555 or 1-800-898-0860 Services available to women & children who are victims of domestic violence and/or homeless: Shelter, counseling, group support. (Counseling available by appt.)

The Family Wellness Clinic is seeking a Family Nurse Practitioner. All interested applicants please submit curriculum vitae to 703B Farmer St., Port Gibson, MS 39150. Additional information, call 601-437-5668.

10. Loans And Investments

15. Auction

“WE CAN ERASE your bad credit- 100% guaranteed.� The Federal Trade Commission says the only legitimate credit repair starts and ends with you. It takes time and a conscious effort to pay your debts. Any company that claims to be able to fix your credit legally is lying. Learn about managing credit and debt at ftc.gov/credit A message from The Vicksburg Post and the FTC.

14. Pets & Livestock

LOOKING FOR A great value? Subscribe to The Vicksburg Post, 601-6364545, ask for Circulation.

17. Wanted To Buy WANT TO BUY used Small utility trailer. Low price. 601-638-0523, 601415-9404. WE HAUL OFF old appliances, lawn mowers, hot water heaters, junk and abandoned cars, trucks, vans, etcetera. 601-940-5075, if no answer, please leave message.

18. Miscellaneous For Sale

AKC/ CKC REGISTERED YORKIES, Poodles and Schnauzers $200 to $700! 601-218-5533,

   CHIHUAHUA, several, petite, and beautiful, and SOOO cute. First shots, wormed, CPR registered, 8 weeks old. Summer special $175 and up. Delhi 318-680-2100.

Class A CDL DRIVERS NEEDED 3 years min. driving experience. •Local hauling •Home Nights Perdido Trucking Service, LLC 251-470-0355 3164 Midtown Park South Mobile, Al 36606

FRENCH BULLDOG. Nice baby boy. Fawn with black mask. 8 weeks. Shots, wormed, registered. Delhi 318-680-2100.

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Call the Shelter for more information. HAVE A HEART, SPAY OR NEUTER YOUR PETS! Look for us on www.petfinder.com

•Get Better MILEAGE With A New Car.

601-638-7191 FOR LESS THAN 45 cents per day, have The Vicksburg Post delivered to your home. Only $14 per month, 7 day delivery. Call 601-636-4545, Circulation Department.

Highway 61 South

601-636-6631

Currently housing 84 unwanted and abandoned animals.

43 dogs & puppies 41 cats & kittens

KOHLERT SAXOPHONE. Band approved. Used two months. Paid $800, will take $600. 601-636-0960.

DRIVERS WANTED!! Coomes Produce Company. Class D license and health card required. Drug test is company policy. Apply in person 10am- 12pm. 1801 Mulberry Street. No phone calls please! ENVOY MORTGAGE IS seeking loan officers. Top commission and benefits. Private offices. Call John 1800-804-1298.

        

   !! " # $%&'$($' )*)* #     ' + " LOOKING FOR LICENSED Barbers and Beauticians. Please call 601-218-6241. PROCESS MEDICAL CLAIMS from home! Use your own computer! Find out how to spot a medical billing scam from The Federal Trade Commission. 1-877-FTC-HELP. A message from The Vicksburg Post and The FTC.

KEEP UP WITH all the local news and sales...subscribe to The Vicksburg Post Today! Call 601-636-4545, ask for Circulation.

RN/MBS WITH experience, needed at Claiborne County Senior Care. Please call 601-437-8737.

Runaway Are you 12 to 17? Alone? Scared? Call 601-634-0640 anytime or 1-800-793-8266 We can help! One child, one day at a time.

Service Technician HVAC/R repair and maintenance services Minimum experience 5 years. Send resume to Ivey Mechanical Company, 183 Marketridge Drive Ridgeland, MS 39157. Good benefits growth potential. AA/EOE

If you’re finding too much of this and that cluttering your house, sell it fast. Call and place your classified ad today.

601-636-SELL

Foster a Homeless Pet!

NEW 15 FOOT Batwing mower. 3 miniature horses, 2 mares and 1 stallion. Call 318-574-3971.

THE PET SHOP “Vicksburg’s Pet Boutique� SHIH-TZUs Shorkies, Shupoos and yorkiepoos. Pretty, pretty babies. Shots and wormed. CPR registered. Summer special $175 -$200. Delhi 318-680-2100.

Bring Your Best Friend to our NEW LOCATION, 3508 South Washington Street Not so far, just 1 mile south of Belmont St. Same Great Pet Merchandise, Just More Room!

07. Help Wanted

07. Help Wanted

1207 Washington St. • 601-636-6413

07. Help Wanted

07. Help Wanted

Covenant Health & Rehab

of Vicksburg, LLC “Every Day of Life Counts� We are a Dynamic skilled nursing facility seeking an entergetic individual.

Registered Nurses Covenant Health & Rehabilitation of Vicksburg, LLC 2850 Porters Chapel Road Vicksburg, MS 39180-1805 Phone: (601) 638-9211 Fax: (601) 636-4986 What are your dreams?� EOE

07. Help Wanted

Salesperson Wanted If you are self-motivated, energetic, willing to work a 5-day work week, and want to work close to home we have the job for you! Flexible Hours Benefits available include - medical, dental, 401K Income: Sky's the limit! No Experience Required Driver's License is required For a confidential interview see Debbie Berry, George Carr or Preston Balthrop. Apply in person only, please. EOE

GeorgeCarr BU IC K • PON T IAC • CADILL AC • GMC

Covenant Health & Rehab of Vicksburg, LLC

601-636-7777 • 1-800-669-3620 2950 S. Frontage Road, Vicksburg, MS • www.georgecarr.com

“Every Day of Life Counts� We are a Dynamic skilled nursing facility seeking an entergetic individual.

Director of Nurses Covenant Health & Rehabilitation of Vicksburg, LLC 2850 Porters Chapel Road Vicksburg, MS 39180-1805 Phone: (601) 638-9211 Fax: (601) 636-4986 What are your dreams?� EOE

YOU ARE ALWAYS A WINNER...... When you advertise in The Vicksburg Post Classifieds!

IT REALLY IS

SOMETIMES

AS SIMPLE

LOCALLY GROWN ORGANIC BLUEBERRIES. Will pick and deliver. $14 per gallon. Call Paul at 601-6189627.

18. Miscellaneous For Sale

WE PAY CASH! for gold, silver, diamonds & coins Scallions Jewelers

•Rent Office Space By The Square FOOT

DISCOUNT FURNITURE BARN Take the scenic route to HOT SUMMER DEALS! Corner of Jackson & Levee

18. Miscellaneous For Sale

For Results You Can Measure, Classified Is The Answer.

•Buy A House With A Great YARD

VICKSBURG WARREN HUMANE SOCIETY

www.pawsrescuepets.org

MS Prop. Lic. 77#C124

18. Miscellaneous For Sale

2004 4x4 DODGE Ram with Hemi, 118,000 miles. 2006 AMERICAN Iron Horse Motorcycle 117 S&S engine both for $12,500. 601-738-1170.

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24. Business Services

27. Rooms For Rent

USED TIRES! LIGHT trucks and SUV's, 16's, 17's, 18's, 19's, 20's. A few matching sets! Call TD's, 601-638-3252.

A1 LAWN SERVICE. We also do odd jobs. Call for references. 601-638-6768.

WEEKLY RATE: $80. MONTHLY RATE: $320. NO deposit required. Completely furnished with bed and TV. All utilities paid with central heat and air.

BARBARA'S LAWN SERVICE. Grass too tall, give us a call. Low prices, great service. 601-218-8267, 601629-6464, leave message.

Fresh Seafood, & Sack Oysters, Live Crawfish $1.50/ lb

• LIVE MUSIC • Sat. 7/3 9pm-1am Jerry Fair & the Delta Blues Crew Sun. 7/4 9pm-1am Grits-N-Gravy

FREE ESTIMATES

C heapest Prices in Town

601-618-0367

TREY GORDON

ROOFING & RESTORATION

•Roof & Home Repair (all types!) •30 yrs exp •1,000’s of ref Licensed • Insured

STRICK’S SEAFOOD

DIRT AND GRAVEL hauled. 8 yard truck. 601638-6740.

601-218-2363 Crawfish Cooking Every Sunday

ELVIS YARD SERVICES. General yard clean-up, rake leaves, grass cutting, tree cutting, reasonable. 601415-7761. Quick response.

19. Garage & Yard Sales

I CLEAN HOUSES! 35 years experience, days only. Call 601-529-6650 days or 601-631-2482, nights.

What's going on in Vicksburg this weekend? Read The Vicksburg Post! For convenient home delivery call 601-636-4545, ask for circulation.

River City Lawn Care You grow it - we mow it! Affordable and professional. Lawn and landscape maintenance. Cut, bag, trim, edge. 601-529-6168.

21. Boats, Fishing Supplies

WILKERSON APPLIANCE REPAIR shop. We fix refrigerators, stoves, air conditioners, washer and dryers. 601-618-9606

What's going on in Vicksburg this weekend? Read The Vicksburg Post! For convenient home delivery, call 601-636-4545, ask for circulation.

WILL CLEAN OFFICES and homes professionally. Call Chase or Robin at 601850-1363 or 865-246-9115.

24. Business Services

27. Rooms For Rent

Toni Walker Terrett Attorney At Law 601-636-1109

NIGHTLY, WEEKLY, MONTHLY RATES. Between Ameristar and Diamond Jacks Casino. Multiple night discounts, no deposit, best prices in town. DIXIANA MOTEL 4041 WASHINGTON STREET VICKSBURG, MS.

• Bankruptcy Chapter 7 and 13 • Social Seurity Disability • No-fault Divorce

29. Unfurnished Apartments

28. Furnished Apartments 1 OR 2 bedroom furnished apartment. All utilities and wireless internet, Directv, monthly cleaning included. $825 monthly, $400 deposit. 601-6189494. NEWLY RENOVATED. Completely furnished corporate apartment. All utilities provided including cable and internet. Laundry room, courtyard, security entrance. Great location. $750 - $900 month. 601-415-9027, 601-638-4386.

3 BEDROOM 1 BATH. Large yard. Close to Harbor. $600 monthly plus $600 deposit. 601-831-0806

BUILDING FOR SALE or Lease. 1905B Mission 66. Broker/ Owner Greg. 601291-1148.

3 BEDROOM HOME near LeTourneau. $650 monthly, $300 deposit. 601529-0884.

34. Houses For Sale

BEAUTIFUL LAKESIDE LIVING

Voted #1 Apartments in the 2009 Reader’s Choice

29. Unfurnished Apartments

• 1, 2 & 3 Bedroom Apts. • Beautifully Landscaped • Lake Surrounds Community

• Pool • Fireplace • Spacious Floor Plans 601-629-6300

1 BEDROOM $400. 2 bedrooms $425. Both all electric with refrigerator and stove. Both have $200 deposit. Water and garbage pick-up furnished. 601-634-8290.

www.thelandingsvicksburg.com

501 Fairways Drive Vicksburg

1 BEDROOM, Gated community. Hardwood, washer/ dryer, central heat/ air. $500 monthly. Elderly and disabled welcome. 1115 First North, 512-787-7840.

3 BEDROOM, 2 bath. Great city location, newly remodeled. $750 monthly plus deposit. 601-831-1728. 711 FORT HILL. 2 Bedrooms, 1 bath, one car garage with storage, private deck, central air and heat, stove, refrigerator, great neighborhood, $750 monthly, $500 deposit. 601-636-7862. HOUSE FOR RENT. in Oak Park. Newly Remodeled. 601-415-3384. LOS COLINAS. SMALL 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath Cottage. Close in, nice. $795 monthly. 601-831-4506.

32. Mobile Homes For Sale 2 BEDROOM 2 BATH 14x70 Mobile Home. Sun room, deck, storage, shed, appliances, new carpet and fresh paint. $11,000 or best offer. Contact Judy Harrell/ Breithaupt Real Estate 601-618-3227.

108 BROOKWOOD DRIVE. By Owner. Single family home in popular Brookwood Subdivision off Culkin Road. Approximately 1770 square feet brick home on 1.2 acres. Close to town, River Region Hospital and Sherman Avenue School. Private backyard with woods on three sides. Three bedroom 1 ¾ baths. Two car attached garage with utility room and attic access. Living room and Master bedroom have vaulted ceilings. Built-in bookcases and shelves with gas (propane) logs in living room. Appointment only. $167,000. 601-831-0360: 601-831-0053.

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34. Houses For Sale 119 Tower Drive. 3 bedroom 2 bath, plus loft, swimming pool, hot tub. $169,900. 601-638-4215, 601-870-7693.

Bids are being considered for home at 114 Hillside Circle. Bid period closes Wednesday, July 14th, 2010. Call for details! 601-636-2483

McMillin Real Estate 601-636-8193 VicksburgRealEstate.com

Commodore Apartments 1, 2 & 3 Bedrooms

1, 2 AND 3 bedroom units available. Phone 601-6360447 for information/ viewing. 8am-5pm.

605 Cain Ridge Rd. Vicksburg, MS 39180

2 BEDROOM TOWNHOUSES or 3 bedroom apartments, from $500 to $525 monthly, $300 deposit. 601-631-0805 management.

KEEP UP WITH ALL THE LOCAL NEWS AND SALES... SUBSCRIBE TO THE VICKSBURG POST TODAY! CALL 601-636-4545, ASK FOR CIRCULATION.

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33. Commercial Property

Member FDIC

2150 South Frontage Road

bkbank.com

DAVID A. BREWER 601-631-0065 5 BR, 3.5 BA home on 4.6 acres on quiet county cul-de-sac.

DOWNTOWN LARGE 1 bedroom, washer, dryer, central air and heat, screened porch. $695 monthly. Deposit required. 601-529-8002

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FAMILY ATMOSPHERE Newly remodeled 2 and 3 bedrooms. Paid cable, water and trash.Washer, dryer and microwave included. Call 601-415-8735 or 601-638-5587

24. Business Services

24. Business Services

HELP!!! My property listings in this ad keep selling! I need MORE LISTINGS! Give me a call to discuss putting your property on the market and IN THIS AD.

Bigriverhomes.com FOR SALE OR LEASE. 899 National Street. Completely renovated. 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath. 1504 square feet. 601-885-4354.

601-638-2231 ✰✰FOR LEASE✰✰

1911 Mission 66 Office or Retail Suite B-Apprx. 2450 sq. ft. Great Location! Easy Access! High Visability!

Open Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5:30pm

Licensed in MS and LA

601-634-8928

Brian Moore Realty Connie - Owner/ Agent

Jones & Upchurch Real Estate Agency

www.ColdwellBanker.com www.homesofvicksburg.net

318-322-4000 Don’t send that lamp to the curb! Find a new home for it through the Classifieds. Area buyers and sellers use the Classifieds every day. Besides, someone out there needs to see the light. 601636-SELL.

29. Unfurnished Apartments

2170 S. I-20 Frontage Rd.

Rental including Corporate Apartments Available

READ THE CLASSIFIEDS DAILY!

29. Unfurnished Apartments

Daryl Hollingsworth..601-415-5549

Sybil Caraway....601-218-2869 Catherine Roy....601-831-5790 Rick McAllister..601-218-1150 Mincer Minor.....601-529-0893 Jim Hobson.........601-415-0211

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Kay Odom..........601-638-2443 Kay Hobson.......601-638-8512 Jake Strait...........601-218-1258 Bob Gordon........601-831-0135 Tony Jordan........601-630-6461 Alex Monsour.....601-415-7274 Jay Hobson..........601-456-1318 Kai Mason...........601-218-5623

•Waterfront Homes • Cabins • Lake Lots

Big River Realty

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Candy Francisco FHA & VA Mortgage Originator Conventional ! Construction Mortgage ! First-time Loans Homebuyers

34. Houses For Sale

Eagle Lake

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No Utility Deposit Required

601-630-2921 • 801 Clay Street • Vicksburg George Mayer R/E Management

2 BEDROOMS, 1 bath. 1214 Main Street, central air/ heat. $495 plus deposit. 601-831-1728.

• Cable Furnished! • High Speed Internet Access Available! 601-636-0503 2160 S. Frontage Rd. Vicksburg, MS 39180

Downtown Convenience •

• 1 Bedroom Studios & Efficiencies 2 Bedrooms/ 2 Bath

33. Commercial Property

Vicksburg’s Most Convenient Luxury Apartments!

Utilities Paid •

Classic Elegance in Modern Surroundings

30. Houses For Rent

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35. Lots For Sale *LONG LAKE LOT 601-218-6075. *Half acre mobile home lot. Located at Jeffrey Lane (off Freetown Road). 601218-6075. Leave message. For Sale: In Warren Central School District, 15.9 acres City and 18.6 acres County (total 34.5) Secluded, excellent house site, electricity, water, sewer, large pole-barn, pasture, woods, small pond,deer and turkey. Ideal setup for horses. 290 Porter's Chapel Rd. $250,000. 601-415-3629, 601-529-5138

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37. Recreational Vehicles 2000 JAYCO DESIGNER fifth wheel, 3030. 1 slideout, Good condition. $9,000. 601-529-0324.

40. Cars & Trucks 1985 DODGE CARAVAN new tires, needs minor repair. $900. 601-636-7142. 2 TRIUMPHS 71-73. MGA1600 1950, Jensen Healey 1974 $400 or best offer. 601-636-5788.

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2001 NISSAN ALTIMA GLE. Sunroof, leather, 169,000 miles. $3,700. 601-259-2406.

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