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City board begins budgeting process BY JEBB JOHNSTON email@example.com
The Corinth Board of Aldermen held its first budget work session Tuesday to discuss the preliminary budget figures for fiscal 2013. The tentative budget timeline puts the public hearing during the regular meeting at 5 p.m. on Sept. 4 and approval of the budget on Sept. 11. The board reviewed proposed budgets submitted by the department heads, requests from outside agencies and a
breakdown of possible pay increases for city employees with some emphasis on increasing the lower end of the pay scale. Pay rates for city employees were unchanged in the FY 2012 budget. City Clerk Vickie Roach said assessed property values for the city have not changed, so 1 mill will again produce about $85,000 in revenue. If Corinth residents vote in favor of the Future Fare program next Tuesday, property taxes will rise by 12 mills.
Among the various departments, some capital expenditures are on the table, including three patrol cars for the police department and an administrative computer upgrade. In outside agency allocations, it appears little will change from FY 2012 funding. The board tentatively added the American Red Cross to the list at $3,000, and Mayor Tommy Irwin said he is asking the Tupelo-based chapter to consider reestablishing a Corinth office. Roach said the FY 2012 bud-
â€˜Toddlers & Tiarasâ€™ features Corinth family, Aug. 29
City school district selling former schools BY JEBB JOHNSTON firstname.lastname@example.org
The Corinth School District expects to complete the transfer of one vacant school building and begin the sale process on two others within the next few weeks. Superintendent Lee Childress said the Easom Outreach Foundation appears to have worked out its final issues at the former South Corinth/ Easom campus and should be ready to complete the deal within about two weeks. The purchase price was not disclosed because the transaction is not complete. Easom has been giving portions of the campus fresh paint and other improvements in preparation for community center programs. It served as a participating site in the school districtâ€™s summer feeding program. The districtâ€™s board of trustees is ready to move on the sale of the East Corinth and West Corinth elementary buildings upon the closing of the South Corinth deal. Childress said the district has tried to work with any interested parties and that â€œeverybody has had ample timeâ€? to express an interest in the vacant facilities. The district will notify a couple of groups that have rented the facilities â€” West Corinth Baptist Church and the courthouse pickers.
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â€œAn episode you don't want to missâ€? were the words of the editing producer. That comment makes Jessica McClamroch just a little uneasy. McClamroch and her 2-yearold daughter, Ava, will appear on the season finale of â€œToddlers & Tiarasâ€? come Aug. 29. The TLC Network's reality show will be broadcast at 8 p.m. CST. â€œThe last show usually goes out with a bang,â€? said the mother of three. â€œI just hope we aren't that bang.â€? A six-person crew spent two days filming at the family home as Team Ava, which also consist of grandmother Helen Gillentine and Gillentine's sister, Doris Pittman, prepared for the â€œRock Around the Clockâ€? pageant held in Gatlinburg, Tenn., during late April. â€œThey filmed 33 hours and will probably show 15 minutes,â€? said McClamroch with a laugh. Ava's episode was originally scheduled to be shown in November. â€œWe are real excited they are going to show it early,â€? said Ava's mother. â€œI think it's an experience she will never forget even though she is only 2.â€? McClamroch couldn't â€œpass up the opportunityâ€? to depict pageants in a positive light. â€œI want people to see that side of pageants,â€? she said. â€œWe like to win, but we are graceful losers too â€Ś it's just like sports in that you can't win them all.â€? In the controversial reality series, families are followed as they attempt to claim a sparkling crown. McClamroch said â€œshe was asked the same question at least three different times during the dayâ€? while the
etery. The original bid did not include the required bond, and the revised bid is $42,719.75. The cost is covered by a donation from Corinth Community Development, Inc. An hour-plus closed session regarding a personnel matter in the police department preceded the special meeting. Because of the Future Fare election, the board will not meet on Tuesday, which is a regular meeting date. The next meeting is set for 10 a.m. Aug. 23.
get appears to be on track to avoid a shortfall and possibly end with a surplus. In other business, the board discussed an agreement with Parkway Church of Christ for a barricade that was part of the legal agreement for the Droke Road improvement project. The church had concerns about the appearance of the proposed fence. The board also accepted a revised bid from 3D Construction for sidewalks on the north side of Corinth National Cem-
Ava McClamroch, 2, will appear on the season finale of â€œToddlers & Tiarasâ€? on Aug. 29 on TLC. crew was filming at her home. â€œThey want you to spice things up and they want the drama that goes with reality shows,â€? she said. â€œBut I can't do
drama.â€? McClamroch knows there will be clips of a few meltdowns, but
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Farmington hosts Civil War events BY BOBBY J. SMITH email@example.com
Organizers of the 150th Annual Battles of Farmington and Corinth reenactment say this yearâ€™s sesquicentennial event should be the biggest ever. â€œFor Farmington, Corinth and Alcorn County itâ€™s our turn for the 150th â€” and weâ€™re getting a lot of response because of that,â€? said Farmington Mayor Dale Fortenberry. Hosted by the Blue-Gray Alliance and sponsored by the Farmington Heritage Committee, the event will be held Thursday, Sept. 13, through
In other business: â– The board approved athletic event general admission ticket prices for the new school year, including increases to $5 for basketball and football. Volleyball will also see an increase, while soccer will have an admission fee for the first time. â– Trustees accepted a $1.9 million 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant in partnership with Kemper and Coahoma counties. The funds will be spread over five years. The board also accepted a dyslexia grant from the Mississippi Department of Education totaling $105,326 over three years for materials and professional development. â– Childress updated the board on construction projects throughout the district. The high school field house is near completion with flooring expected to be installed this week and the weight equipment to follow. The facility includes built-in wood lockers. At the middle school, the roofing and door projects continue. Doors that will remain have been refinished, along with interior wood. The front exterior doors are being returned to their original look with a bronze color. At the high school, new doors and windows will be installed after hours and on weekends.
Sunday, Sept. 16, on the historical site of the Battle of Farmington. Fortenberry said the organizers are expecting 1,200 local students for the school days on Thursday and Friday. Many activities and demonstrations are slated for the school days, including a display of camp life by the 48th Tenn. Infantry regiment, a cannon demonstration with Freemanâ€™s Battery and rides in an authentic 1860s horse-drawn wagon. A new demonstration for this yearâ€™s event will be a portrayal of the lives of officersâ€™ wives by the la-
dies of the 48th Tenn. A memorial will be held on Saturday for Steiger and Penelope Allen, a Farmington couple whose home was located on the battlefield and who were laid to rest at their old home-place after the war. â€œWe always decorate their graves with flowers, but this year weâ€™re going to have a memorial service for them,â€? said the mayor. For Fortenberry, the school days are some of the best moments of the reenactments the Please see REENACTMENT | 3A
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The Alcorn County Patriots Tea Party group will host a three-county rally tonight at the American Legion post on Tate Street. Beginning at 5:30 p.m., the â€œGrillinâ€™ With the Patriotsâ€? event is the local Tea Party groupâ€™s kick-off to the election season. â€œWeâ€™re not doing this because weâ€™re a bunch of radicals, but because we donâ€™t want people to be complacent during this election,â€? said Charlotte Doehner, chairwoman of the Alcorn County Patriots. â€œWeâ€™re trying to get people excited about getting out to vote in the upcoming election and to take responsibility for our votes.â€? Doehner said the focus of the rally will be the need for
voters to take a more active interest in how the country is being governed, and that voting is only one part of civic responsibility. After voting, she said, it is important to keep up with the candidates to know if they are voting according to their promises and stated values. The rally will include three speakers. Jeppie Barbour is the older brother of former Gov. Haley Barbour. He is a retired businessman and politician and served a term as the mayor of Yazoo City beginning in 1968. Sen. Chris McDaniel is an attorney, conservative commentator and native of Laurel. He has represented the 42nd District since 2008. Roy Nicholson is the chairman Please see PATRIOTS | 2A
On this day in history 150 years ago The last of the Union troops leaves Harrisonâ€™s Landing, Va., bringing a close to the failed Peninsula Campaign. With the threat of Union troops to his south removed, Robert E. Lee concentrates all his resources on stopping the advance of John Popeâ€™s Army of Virginia.
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Murphy, Anderson, Badfinger headline River Run BY BOBBY J. SMITH firstname.lastname@example.org
It’s almost time to make a Tennessee River Run. Darryl Worley’s Tennessee River Run concert will bring David Lee Murphy, John Anderson, Badfinger and Black Oak Arkansas to stage with Worley in downtown Savannah, Tenn., on Saturday, Sept. 15. Throughout his career, Worley has produced over 20 hit singles — including three number 1s, chart-topping albums and sales in the millions. For a decade he has been a mainstay of modern country music, with singles including “I Miss My Friend,” “Have You Forgotten?” and “Awful,
Beautiful Life.” For his upcoming album, “One Time Around,” the 47-year-old singer and songwriter said he was trying to recreate some of the same “substance” of his first album. “That album was pretty straightforward country, and it had some really great songwriters’ songs — well-crafted and clever but with substance,” said Worley. “I also wanted something uplifting and fun that sounded different and had great grooves.” David Lee Murphy’s “Dust on the Bottle” and “Party Crowd” have become country radio staples. Both are from Murphy’s debut album, “Out With a Bang,” the best-
selling debut by a male country artist in 1995. He is one of Nashville’s most in-demand songwriters. His songs “Living in Fast Forward” and “Live a Little” (Kenny Chesney), and “Big Green Tractor” (Jason Aldean) all climbed to the top of the charts. From their humble roots in New South Wales to their rise to fame as “The New Beatles,” Badfinger has remained one of England’s most beloved bands. Their hits in-
clude “Without You,” “No Matter What,” “Day After Day,” and “Baby Blue.” Appearing on the scene in 1971, Black Oak Arkansas were pioneers in the guitar-driven rock sound that would become known as Southern Rock in the hands of bands like Lynryd Skynyrd and Molly Hatchet. Their signature song, “Jim Dandy to the Rescue,” is a cover of the LaVerne Baker classic that was suggested by Elvis Presley.
Born in 1954, country music legend John Anderson is known for the songs “Swingin’,” “Black Sheep,” and “Straight Tequila Night.” He has charted more than 40 singles. His career has spanned more than 30 years from his first single “I’ve Got a Feelin’ (Somebody’s Been Stealin’)” in 1977. Worley started the annual Tennessee River Run in an effort to serve the region he calls home. Proceeds from the River Run benefit the Darryl Worley Foundation, which supports a variety of organizations, including Le Bonheur Children’s Medical Center and the Darryl Worley Cancer Treatment Center. Tickets are $30 until
the day of the show and $35 at the gate. They are available at the Darryl Worley Foundation Office in downtown Savannah, the Hardin County Conventions & Visitors Bureau and all the banks in Hardin County. Tickets can also be purchased by credit card at www. tnriverrun.org or by calling 855-484-3877. Admission for children ages seven to 12 is $15, and children six and younger enter free with a paying adult. Gold Circle Seating is $100 and available in advance only. More information about the Tennessee River Run is available on the event’s Facebook page and www.tnriverrun.org.
she does when she watches the show.” Since being filmed, Ava has competed in one other “Toddlers & Tiaras” pageant. She won the 0-5 year-old face division in an event in Oklahoma. “We had a ball during the filming and we met new friends because of it,” said Jessica. “The ones behind those cameras are really good people.” Although Ava was featured, her mother and grandmother could be the ones stealing the show.
“I am sure they shot the comedy routine of mother and I,” said Jessica with a laugh. “We have a good time no matter what we are doing … mother is ready to sign another contract for next season.” The family plans a “Toddlers & Tiaras” party with friends the night of the showing. “I'm just going to laugh because I knew what we were getting into,” she said. “Ava is so full of personality that will put a smile on your face.”
from Tippah County and Tishomingo County have also been invited. “Everyone is invited. We want as many people as we can get to come out,” Doehner said. Tea Party membership is not restricted to
members of any specific political party, Doehner explained. The group believes in small government, less spending, a balanced budget and a nation that is governed according to constitutional principles.
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she hopes the show will also cover the many positives. The “Rock Around the Clock” event was one that young Ava did quite well. The youngster took home eight of the 10 awards from the pageant. “She racked up,” said Jessica McClamroch. “Ava loves doing this and I'm not the type of mother that is going to do something to harm my child … I can't wait to see what
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A six-person crew with the reality show “Toddlers & Tiaras” visited Corinth during April to film Ava McClamroch and her family.
of the Mississippi Tea Party. The Alcorn County Patriots will provide free food. The event is open to everyone. Tea Party members
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McNairy commissioners table action on referendum BY JEFF YORK Special to the Daily Corinthian
SELMER, Tenn. — An unhappy group of county commissioners tabled a request from the McNairy County Board of Education to put a referendum on the November ballot during their meeting on Monday night. The request would have allowed voters to approve the extension of the wheel tax and an increase in sales tax to pay for a school building program. Commissioners did agree to meet in a special joint meeting between the school board and county commission on Monday, Aug. 20 at the McNairy County Courthouse. The hope is an agreement could be reached that would allow the commissioners to approve at their Sept. 4 meeting. Deadline to get the measure on the ballot
is Sept. 6. “If we have a good meeting on Monday with the school board, we still have time to get the referendum on the ballot in November,” said McNairy County Mayor Wilburn Ashe. “The commissioners agreed to move the September meeting up one week to vote again on the referendum.” Ashe said he only received a copy of the school board’s proposal on Monday afternoon and the county attorney noticed a problem with wording of the proposal. “It took a special act of the legislature to approve the wheel tax,” said Ashe. “We would have to vote on a new wheel tax and not just extend the present wheel tax.” Frank Lacey, chairman of the McNairy County Board of Education, presented the request to the
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commissioners. He told the commissioners the project cost would be $22 million for building elementary schools at Adamsville and Selmer. The school board believes a $20 wheel tax and a half-cent increase in the sales tax would help pay the school debt over a 30-year period. McNairy County’s wheel tax will expire during this fiscal year when the debt is retired from the McNairy County Justice Complex. Ashe pointed out the school board numbers did not include the infrastructure cost, land cost for the Selmer school and road improvements that would be needed with the building of two schools. The commissioners voted unanimously to table the vote on the referendum to show they needed additional time to study the issue.
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City of Farmington has been hosting every year since 2007. “It’s amazing. The kids are very attentive and really enthusiastic,” he said. “They ask questions about Farmington, Corinth and Shiloh in the Civil War. And some of them ask some pretty hard questions!” The “battles” will be conducted on Friday and Saturday, beginning with an opening ceremony Saturday morning with the presentation of the colors for both sides.
The Alcorn County Patriots are hosting “Grill with the Patriots” tonight at the American Legion Hall on Tate Street in Corinth. Cooking begins at 5:30 p.m. The event is free. Guest speakers will be Jeppie Barbour and Mississippi Tea Party President Roy Nicholson. Participants can find out what they can do for the upcoming presidential
BOONEVILLE — Funeral services for Belle Zola Friar, 91, are set for 1 p.m. Saturday at Wolf Creek Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Mrs. Friar died Saturday, August 11, 2012 at his residence. The body will lie in state an hour before service time.
factory worker and of the Baptist faith. He enjoyed spending time with his family. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Mildred Rorie. Survivors include his wife, Deena Johnson; parents, Phillip and Linda Vanderford; a son, Samuel Cody Johnson; a daughter, Kayla Johnson; his granddaughter, Annbell Johnson; two brothers, Phillip Vanderford Jr.; and Lane Bobo all of Corinth. Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Paul D. Brown, 56, died Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at Magnolia Regional Health Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Patterson Memorial Chapel.
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CHICAGO, Ill. — Gerald Keith Graham, 53, died Friday, August 10, 2012 at the University of Illinois Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Patterson Memorial Chapel.
The event will be managed by an all-volunteer staff. According to Fortenberry, there are still a few open slots for volunteers, and the event’s organizers will “take anybody we can get.” The first Farmington reenactment was a small event held in 2007. It has been held each year since and doubling in size each year (with the exception of 2009 when it was rained out). With the battle on a month away, registration for reenactors is picking up. Already 22 artillery
pieces have registered, with participants hailing from all of the surrounding states and Texas. At this point 17 states are represented in the infantry, artillery and cavalry. “It’s going to be a little bit bigger than in 2007 when we started with 40 people,” the mayor said with a grin. (For more information about the 150th Anniversary Battles of Farmington and Corinth visit www.battleoffarmington.com or send an email to farmingtonmayor@comcast. net.)
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Story Hour Pre-school Story Hour is held each Thursday at 10 a.m. at the Corinth Library. Year-round art exhibits are also on display and educational non-profit groups meet in the auditorium monthly. The Corinth Friends of the
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Funeral services for Sammy Johnson, 45, are set for 3 p.m. Friday at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel w i t h B r o . Shane Johnson Evetts officiating. Burial will follow in the Clear Creek Church of Christ Cemetery. Mr. Johnson died August 12, 2012 in Jackson. He was born March 1, 1966. He was a former
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Funeral services for Patricia Jones Owens, 76, are set for 2 p.m. Friday at McPeters Funeral Directors. Mrs. Owens died Tuesday August 14, 2012 at Magnolia Regional Health Center. She was a retired associate of Magnolia Regional Health Center. She was a member of the Magnolia Regional Health Center Auxiliary and Foote Street Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Smith; her brother, Bill Jones; and her parents, Sam and Lucille Harris Jones, Survivors include four sons, David Smith of Dumas, Aaron Smith (Toni) of Memphis, Tenn., Kevin Smith (Amanda Ellis) of McKinney, Texas and Joel Smith of Corinth; grandchildren, Nickolas Smith, Samuel Smith, Seth Smith, Dustin Smith, Jessie
Smith, Candace Smith, Blake Smith, Waylon Smith, Kyle Smith, Autumn Smith, Alexandra Smith, Kerrigan Smith, Gaby Kuhl, Erica Smith and Kaden Smith; step grandchildren, Nikki Ellis, Kelsey Ellis and Stefan Ellis; and four great grandchildren. Minister Charles Curtis will officiate. Visitation is 5-8 p.m. tonight at the funeral home. Condolences may be made to mcpetersfuneraldirectors.com
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Letters to the editor Spending some now on Corinth — or a lot later To the editor: I am a Corinthian. I was born and reared here and have many fond memories. After living in Memphis for the last 17 years, I am thrilled to call Corinth home again! Being away caused me to long to raise my son in Mississippi. Corinth has a lot to brag about — our strong public school, cost of living is reasonable, low crime, Southern charm, a growing hospital, and most importantly, the warm and friendly people. I am saddened when I brag about Corinth to most outsiders and all they know about Corinth is what they see driving down U.S. Highway 72. Corinth is rich in history and rich in people, and I want everyone to see what I see. Come shop, come eat, come play in Corinth — come spend your money here. Like any small or large city, we must have a plan for the future. We must first update the drainage and ensure the piping system is updated so we keep our citizens safe especially during storms. We must take care of our current streets by repaving so kids can ride bikes without falling in a pothole. We must tear down abandoned residential and commercial buildings to keep crime out and make our town look better. We must ensure all streets are visibly marked and on every street. We must clean up U.S. Highway 72 and do a better job of creating various entrances to encourage people to visit. I realize we are all on a budget and every penny counts, but I feel it is like making home repairs. We either spend some now or a lot later. I am so encouraged with Corinth and I really feel we are on the brink of something great. I would like to give my thanks to Mayor Tommy Irwin and the Board of Aldermen for creating the Corinth Future Fare program. One of my favorite quotes is from John D. Rockefeller. It says, “Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.” Let’s continue to make Corinth great! David W. Dixon Webster Street, Corinth
Let’s support the plan to improve Corinth To the editor: I want to express my support for Future Fare. We have many needs in our city that must be addressed. Often in the past we patched things instead of doing them the right way. We have many of our streets in desperate need of repair. The city is filled with dilapidated houses that need to be torn down. Future Fare will make much more money available to clean up. As we try to get new business to come to Corinth, we need to make good impressions on those looking at us as a place to invest. Let’s support this plan to improve our city. James Eley Fillmore St., Corinth
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Occupy Wall Street paved the way BY WILLIAM A. COLLINS Super-rich Don’t hear our woes; They attend, To cars and clothes. The Occupy movement seems somewhat subdued these days. That’s largely because the 1 percent is ready for them. Consider how Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel prepared for the May NATO conference in the Windy City, which drew countless Occupy protesters: He outfitted his troops with new laws, new military equipment, and new surveillance gear — and authorized them to make old-fashioned trumped-up arrests. And while Occupy Wall Street and other branches of this new movement have brought attention to our nation’s rampant inequality, where do you go next to address the concentration of extreme wealth in the hands of too few individuals? It’s shattered both our economy and our democracy. But there’s no congressional committee in charge of that. Sure, President Barack Obama himself has dipped into the debate over inequality. First, he called for every American to have what he called “a fair shot.”
More recently, he ridiculed Mitt Romney’s tax proposal during an address to supporters in Stamford, Connecticut as “Robin Hood in reverse,” or “Romney Hood.” But really tackling the problem? That’s probably above his pay grade. In an earlier era, we had a president born to privilege who helped weave the fabric of America’s safety net. But unlike Franklin D. Roosevelt, Romney isn’t interested in addressing the challenges our nation faces because of extreme inequality. He’d rather hide behind’s his wife’s saddle, complaining that the media is picking on her for being into million-dollar, Olympic-contending dressage horses. The Occupiers smartly chose to first camp out on Wall Street, rather than Pennsylvania Avenue. The big banks are the center of the problem, so why not simply confront them on their own turf? Activists rightly guessed that the coverage would be better in Manhattan, where the media is less inured to protests than their jaded brethren in Washington. By now, however, the Big Apple’s reporters are bored with flamboyant efforts to shine a light
on the power our outsized banks wield. Of course, the scourge of inequality harms all Americans, not just activists residing in media-saturated cities. And it’s only one of a panoply of crises. Median family income is declining, the foreclosure epidemic rages on, we’re still exporting manufacturing and service-sector jobs at a brisk rate, health insurance remains out of reach for millions, highly profitable companies are declaring war on their unions, Romney’s advocating a tax plan that would cut taxes on the rich and raise them on the rest of us, and public schools and college students are being squeezed by spending cuts. No wonder thousands of disgusted citizens have taken to the streets. Since young people are the bestequipped to camp out in the rain, they tend to lead the charge, especially if they’re stuck with big college debts and no job prospects. In fact, total college debt now exceeds total credit card debt. Can you imagine what would happen if a movement grew to stop paying? Anyway, to foment serious change in the face of militarized police depart-
ments and a media that increasingly caters to the 1 percent, the Occupy movement needs more allies. Even peaceful revolutions require song writers, bloggers, political operatives, and upper-crust dissidents. Not to mention more people on the streets. But most Americans aren’t yet comfortable on the streets. They have no sufficiently hated target like Egypt’s Hosni Mubarak or Syria’s Bashar al-Assad. And while millions are suffering, most of us haven’t been evicted or foreclosed on. This spring, preparing for the day when we will finally be ready, Occupy and its allies ran hundreds of activist training sessions, getting the protest infrastructure all lined up and fired up. But when will we see really huge crowds out there? How impoverished will we have to be before we join in? Beats me, but Occupy has beaten the trail for us, mapped the course, and is impatiently waiting. (OtherWords and Daily Corinthian columnist William A. Collins is a former state representative and a former mayor of Norwalk, Conn. He can be contacted at OtherWords.org.)
Anti-Ryan smears ignore the truth Democrats believe fervently in the folly of Paul Ryan’s ideas, yet somehow can’t speak about them truthfully. They are confident they can destroy Ryan -- not because they think they can win the debate over his proposals on the merits, but because they are certain they can distort those proposals with impunity. Mitt Romney’s inspiring (and inspired) choice of the Wisconsin budget maven as his running mate had commentators on both sides welcoming a clear choice for the country. Romney had done us a favor, they said, in ensuring such a stark clash of visions. The League of Women Voters would approve. This Hallmark sentiment is nice, though naive. The battle of ideas will be as unsightly and dishonest as the battle over Bain Capital. If Democrats will lie about Mitt Romney killing a woman, it’s only a matter of scale to lie about him unloosing a near-genocidal assault on America’s seniors. Immediately upon Ryan’s selection, Obama campaign manager Jim Messina released a statement that recalled author Mary McCarthy’s put-down of left-wing
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playwright Lillian Hellman: “Every word she writes is a lie, including ‘and’ and Rich ‘the.’” Lowery Messina scored Ryan National for his “budReview get-busting tax cuts for the wealthy” (except that there aren’t tax cuts, budget-busting or otherwise), for bringing to an “end Medicare as we know it by turning it into a voucher system” (except there’s no voucher, and Medicare benefits would stay exactly the same), and for “shifting thousands of dollars in health care costs to seniors” (except the Ryan plan doesn’t apply to today’s seniors, nor will it shift costs onto the seniors of the future). The Democrats never want to admit three things about Ryan’s Medicare plan. First, that it doesn’t affect anyone over age 55 and won’t kick in for another 10 years. Conceding this makes the job of frightening elderly voters trickier, so it is best ignored. Second, that the current version of the Ryan plan
gives future beneficiaries the option to keep traditional Medicare. They will choose among a menu of insurance plans, including a fee-for-service federal option, all of which will be required to offer at least the same level of benefits as Medicare now. The federal government will pay everyone’s premiums up to a level matching the secondlowest-priced plan in a given area. There’s no reason a beneficiary will have to pay more (although he can choose a pricier plan and pay the difference). Third, that Ryan and President Barack Obama cap overall Medicare spending at the same level. The president is adamant that the growth of Medicare is unsustainable — and rightly so. Everyone acknowledges the program is the foremost driver of our longterm debt. Both Ryan and the president use the same formula of roughly GDP growth plus inflation for setting Medicare’s global budget. The difference is that the president wants a bureaucratic board to get the savings through arbitrary limits on prices that ultimately will limit access to care, while Ryan wants to get the savings through
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competition and choice. The Democrats’ demagoguery should be further crimped by the fact that they voted $700 billion in cuts in Medicare to fund Obamacare, not in the faroff future, but right now. Ryan preserved the cuts in his budget but set them aside for the Medicare trust fund. Mitt Romney wants to repeal Obamacare in its entirety, including the Medicare cuts. What the Ryan plan offers, most fundamentally, is a vision of a reformed entitlement state that won’t require massive new tax increases or debt to fund. For all the talk of the “radicalism” of his budget, it keeps taxes at a slightly higher level of GDP than they have averaged over the past several decades. Ten years from now, federal spending still would be at a higher level of GDP than it was at the end of the Clinton years. This vision — now at the center of the campaign — deserves a serious, honest debate, and will assuredly not get it. (Daily Corinthian columnist Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review. He can be reached via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.)
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Southaven mayor seeks to block garnishment SOUTHAVEN — Southaven Mayor Greg Davis is seeking a temporary restraining order to prevent Mississippi Auditor Stacey Pickering from garnishing his paycheck to recover disputed debt. The Commercial Appeal reports the temporary order is part of a counter suit filed by Davis that also seeks to force Southaven to restore a $35,000 stipend the mayor had been paid for operating the city’s utility department. Aldermen cut the stipend in January. Davis wants a temporary restraining order to prevent Pickering’s office
from taking the mayor’s $3,700 bi-weekly paycheck. A status conference is scheduled Thursday. A hearing is next week in Hinds County Chancery Court. Pickering plans to garnish the mayor’s pay to recover about $73,000 in remaining debt that the auditor says Davis must repay to Southaven in misused city funds.
Wesson seeks blues marker for Stackhouse WESSON — Wesson city leaders want a place on the Mississippi Blues Trail. Mayor Alton Shaw tells the Daily Leader he’s optimistic about talks with the Mississippi Development Authority to put a Blues Trail marker honor-
ing Houston Stackhouse in Wesson. “It is pretty much a done deal,” Shaw said. Stackhouse, born Houston Goff in Wesson in 1910, achieved fame in playing with well-known blues artists, including Robert Nighthawk. The mayor said he’s been pushing to get Wesson on the Blues Trail for some time. “I’m trying to get some tourism through the trail,” Shaw said.Though a blues marker isn’t likely to create a booming tourist economy, Shaw hopes it might generate business for local shops. Locations for the marker are being discussed, including one site near the Old Wesson Public School.
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The school is being renovated and will become a community center. Shaw said there has been discussion of putting a small museum at the school site, and Stackhouse memorabilia might be featured. Shaw also has a personal interest in putting Wesson on the Blues Trail. “I love the blues,” he said.
Tupelo fall furniture market starts today TUPELO — The Tupelo Furniture Market officially begins Thursday and runs through Sunday and this year is the 25th anniversary. Market officials tell the Northeast Mississippi Dai-
ly Journal that there has been strong buyer registration and exhibitor interest this year. The market said earlier this month it expects its best attendance in nearly 10 years. Market Chairman V.M. Cleveland says more than 100 new exhibitors will show at the market, and seven companies expanded their showrooms. The market is open only to registered furniture buyers. Buyers already were making deals with larger exhibitors as early as Monday, but most buyers and dealers will arrive during the next couple of days.
Appeals Court rejects petition JACKSON — The Mississippi Court of Appeals has
rejected a petition from man originally convicted in 1977 of capital murder related to an armed robbery, kidnapping and slaying. Charles Sylvester Bell was originally sentenced to death in the slaying of D.C. Haden, but that was overturned by a federal appeals court in 1982. In 1984, Bell pleaded guilty to a new indictment of armed robbery as a habitual offender to avoid the death penalty. He was sentenced to serve 25 years on that charge and life imprisonment for the capital-murder conviction. A Forrest County judge dismissed Bell’s petition for post-conviction relief in April 2011. Bell had claimed that he shouldn’t have been indicted on the same charge twice.
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US government launches new immigration program ALICIA A. CALDWELL & ANDRES GONZALEZ Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Young illegal immigrants are scrambling to get passports and other records in order as the Homeland Security Department starts accepting applications to allow them to avoid deportation and get work permits Homeland Security announced the details Tuesday of what documents illegal immigrants would need to prove that they are eligible for the Obama administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. The announcement came a day before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services was set to begin letting people apply for the program. Hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants potentially could benefit from the program, which President Barack Obama announced in June. The program is beginning just months before what promises to be a tight contest for the White House in which the Hispanic vote may play an important role. Obama has come under fire from Hispanic voters and others who say he hasn’t fulfilled a previous campaign promise to overhaul the nation’s immigration laws. The policy change could stop depor-
Students hold a rally at the University of New Mexico Wednesday in Albuquerque to encourage young illegal immigrants to apply for a new federal program aimed at allowing them to stay in the country. tations for more than 1 million young illegal immigrants who would have qualified for the failed DREAM Act, formally the Development, Relief and Education of Alien Minors Act, which Obama has supported in the past. Republican lawmakers have accused Obama of circumventing Congress with the new program in an effort to boost his political standing and of favoring illegal immigrants over unemployed U.S. citizens. Some, including House Judiciary Committee Chairman Lamar Smith, R-Texas, have called the policy backdoor amnesty and said they worry about fraud. “While potentially millions of illegal immigrants
will be permitted to compete with American workers for scarce jobs, there seems to be little if any mechanism in place for vetting fraudulent applications and documentation submitted by illegal immigrants,” Smith said Tuesday. At the Honduran Consulate on Tuesday, a line of people wrapped around the building before it was open for business, and the office was crowded for much of the day. Evelyn Medina, 23, got in line at about 6:30 a.m., and she wasn’t alone. With her passport in hand, Medina was all smiles as she walked out of the building just before 2 p.m., saying “Finally” as she clutched the document.
Romney says Obama just trying to ‘hang onto power’ BY JULIE PACE Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Republican Mitt Romney dug in Wednesday on his charge that President Barack Obama’s campaign is driven by “division and attack and hatred,” criticism aimed at cutting into Obama’s likeability and personal appeal with voters. In some of his harshest words yet against the president, Romney said Obama was “running just to hang onto power, and I think he would do anything in his power” to remain in office. Romney’s comments escalated an already acrimonious campaign fueled by negative and sometimes false advertisements, as well as personal insults from the candidates and their surrogates. Obama’s campaign said Romney’s fresh assertions seemed “unhinged.” Romney replied: “I think unhinged would have to characterize what we’ve seen from the president’s campaign.”
“These personal attacks, I think, are just demeaning to the office of the White House,” he added. The latest rhetorical scuffle erupted Tuesday after Vice President Joe Biden told a largely black audience in Danville, Va., that Republicans would seek to “unchain Wall Street” and “put y’all back in chains” by loosening Wall Street regulations. Biden later said he had meant to use the term “unshackled.” But he did not apologize, and he mocked the Romney campaign for showing outrage. In his interview Wednesday on “CBS This Morning,” Romney said: “I can’t speak for anybody else, but I can say that I think the comments of the vice president were one more example of a divisive effort to keep from talking about the issues.” Romney’s onslaught comes as polls show Obama with a narrow lead over his Republican rival less than three
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign rally in Manassas, Va., on Saturday. Romney announced Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan (background left) as his running mate during an event in Norfolk, Va. months before the Nov. 6 election. On Saturday, Romney named Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan as his running mate, a pick aimed at energizing his party’s conservative base. Now Romney, straying from his campaign’s efforts to stay singularly focused on jobs and the economy, is targeting Obama’s greatest strength — his likeability. Every major poll in the past two months has found Obama’s favor-
ability rating in positive territory, while Romney’s languishes at about even or worse and has deteriorated in some recent surveys. Some of Romney’s efforts to chip away at Obama’s likeability have focused on negative ads run by the president’s campaign and a super political action committee supporting him. Priorities USA Action ran a commercial suggesting Romney was personally
responsible for the death from cancer of the wife of a man who worked at a steel plant that was bought and subsequently shut down by Romney’s venture capital firm, Bain Capital. “If you look at the ads that have been described and the divisiveness based upon income, age, ethnicity and so forth, it’s designed to bring a sense of enmity and jealousy and anger,” Romney said Wednesday. The Romney campaign has run its own negative ads, including one widely discredited by independent fact-checkers that accuses Obama of gutting welfare reform. Romney’s team is also running an ad that criticizes Obama for raiding the Medicare trust fund, a charge the president’s team labeled dishonest and hypocritical. Romney was holding private fundraisers Wednesday in North Carolina and Alabama. The president was campaigning in Iowa on Wednesday, the final day of his three-day bus trip through the Midwestern swing state. First lady Michelle Obama was joining the president for their first joint campaign appearance since May.
Before Romney unleashed his striking criticism of the president’s campaign, much of the White House race this week had focused on Ryan’s austere budget proposals. Obama’s campaign was launching state-specific efforts to target lesserknown elements of Ryan’s budget, expanding beyond its opposition to the Republican vice presidential candidate’s Medicare overhaul. The developing Obama strategy comes as Romney and Ryan make clear they plan to campaign aggressively on Medicare, not run away from it. In person and in a television ad, the Republicans argued Tuesday that Obama is the one who cut spending for Medicare to put money toward his divisive health care overhaul. In states with large military and veteran populations — Florida, Ohio and Virginia among them — the Obama campaign plans to attack Ryan’s proposed cuts for veterans’ benefits and care, a campaign official said. The official was not authorized to discuss the campaign strategy publicly and requested anonymity.
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Thatâ€™s more Facebook CEO Mark 10 16.25 +.19 than four times the 421 Zuckerberg wonâ€™t be able q 131.72 +.06 million shares that have to sell his shares until q 155.63 +.50 been trading since mid-November, 180 days q 140.95 +.16 Facebookâ€™s initial public after the IPO. The q 22.37 +.07 stock offering in May. company hasnâ€™t explained why he q 39.64 -.17 Lock-up periods typically expire didnâ€™t become eligible along with other q 60.34 +.26 180 days after a stock begins trading. top executives this week. Zuckerberg q 53.57 +.26 Most IPOs have just one lockup controls about a third of the 1.22 q 41.02 -.04 expiration date, although Facebookâ€™s billion shares and stock options that expires in stages over its first year as will become unlocked on Nov. 14. 9 16.02 -.11 a public company. Itâ€™s unlikely that top executives will 12 38.56 +.17 Lock-ups are designed to protect sell their shares as soon as they can, 28 11.61 +.09 investors by ensuring says Wedbush financial 16 41.56 +1.03 Facebook (FB) that a newly public analyst Michael Pachter, dd 6.47 +.08 $40 company will have to noting that it would look Aug. 15 ... 42.21 +.57 file at least some bad for the company. â€œThe $21.20 dd 9.20 +.78 financial reports before only people who would dd .96 -.02 insiders can unload sell are people who need 30 18 73.87 -.60 their shares. Lock-ups the money,â€? Pachter says. 20 13.05 +.20 Aug. Nov.14 May 18, IPO May 18 16 2013 90 34.11 +.06 $38.00 20 Oct.1565 13.55 -.12 Nov.13 Dec.14 M J J A dd 3.46 +.09 ... .03 +.00 Sources: FactSet; Facebook Form 10-Q Barbara Ortutay; J. 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SHLD $56.60 The company behind $100 $60.38 Sears, Kmart and Landsâ€™ â€™12 End has been struggling to 60 turn around its U.S. business. To cope, Sears Holdings 20 2Q â€™11 2Q â€™12 has sold off underperform- Operating est. ing stores and is spinning -$1.13 -$0.86 EPS off others to raise capital. Wall Street will be looking Price-earnings ratio: lost money for signs in the retailerâ€™s based on past 12 monthsâ€™ results second-quarter results Dividend: none today that might hint at improved sales. Source: FactSet
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WMT $74.45 Wall Street anticipates Wal-Mart $80 $49.75 will report stronger second-quarter earnings and revenue today. 60 The retail giant is back to emphasizing low prices and has â€™12 40 returned thousands of items to shelves in a bid to woo shoppers est. Operating $1.09 $1.17 after having veered away from its EPS bedrock â€œeveryday low pricesâ€? 2Q â€™11 2Q â€™12 strategy. The shift appeared to Price-earnings ratio: 16 work in the February-to-April based on past 12 monthsâ€™ results quarter, when sales and customer Dividend: $1.59 Div. yield 2.1% traffic at Wal-Martâ€™s namesake U.S. division increased. Source: FactSet
Thursday, August 16, 2012
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Gapâ€™s 2Q After struggling for years to reclaim its status as a fashion leader, Gap is making progress. The retailer has stepped up its marketing and pushed colorful trendy clothing this year. The strategy has helped drive sales and earnings higher, prompting Gap to raise its earnings forecast for the year. Investors find out today whether the positive trends continued in Gapâ€™s second quarter.
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Local Schedule Today Softball Saltillo @ Kossuth, 6:30 Volleyball Ripley @ Tishomingo Co. Friday Football McNairy @ St. Benedict, 7 Biggersville @ Central, 7:30 Baldwyn @ Kossuth, 7:30 Walnut @ Booneville, 7:30 Byhalia @ Tishomingo Co., 7:30 Open: Corinth, Thrasher Softball Tishomingo Co. @ Saltillo, 5:30 Central @ Biggersville, 6 Saturday Softball Alcorn Central @ West Union, 6 North Pontotoc Tournament Corinth, Tishomingo Co., Kossuth
Thursday, August 16, 2012
Seven teams open season Friday BY H. LEE SMITH II firstname.lastname@example.org
The games begin to count on Friday. Seven of the nine area high schools will kick off the 2012 season Friday night. With a pair of head-to-head battles included in the mix, the local action will be condensed into five contests. Corinth and Thrasher are both idle and will open their new campaigns on Aug. 24. Practice began on July 30 and many teams played in various jamborees last weekend as a final dress rehearsal. Three schools will break in new coaches on Friday,
including the initial headcoaching appearance of Walnut’s John Meeks. The former Wildcat player and assistant coach took over for Timmy Moore and will lead his alma mater into battle against Booneville. Jeff Boren will become the third coach in as many years as his Alcorn Central club hosts rival Biggersville. Charlie Dampeer will look to continue his resurrection act at McNairy Central as the Bobcats — 7-23 over the last three seasons — travel to Auburndale to face St. Benedict. The other two contests feature Byhalia at Tishomingo County and Baldwyn at Kos-
suth. Kossuth will take the field for the first official time since falling to eventual Class 3A state champion Charleston 58-0 in the third round of the playoffs. “We’ve put that game behind us,” said second-year KHS head coach Brian Kelly. “When you make it that far you’re going to run into good teams. “You hate to have a game like that as your first loss, but then again at the end of the season you can look back and see what you accomplished.” The Aggies responded in Kelly’s first season, reeling off 12 straight wins and claiming
the program’s fourth Division 1-3A title. Kossuth won 13 games combined the four previous seasons before the 1999 graduate assumed controls at his alma mater. Kossuth must replace 19 seniors from its record-setting squad. Next week’s slate will mark the head-coaching debut of Doug Jones as he leads the Corinth Warriors into their 100th season against rival Kossuth. Thrasher will open up at New Site as former Rebel and one-time co-head coach Lamart Harvey replaces Trey Rolison, who left after three seasons.
Shorts MSU Alumni The Alcorn County Chapter of the Mississippi State Alumni Association is hosting “An Evening with Coach Rick Ray” on Monday, Aug. 27, at Refreshments, Inc. Dinner will being at 6:30 with the program following at 7:15. Cost is $12 for adults and $5 for 12 and under. Please RSVP to Chris Carson at 287-5322 or email@example.com Those registered by Thursday will be entered in a drawing for a Coach Ray autographed basketball. Must be present to win. Raffle for great items to benefit the Alcorn County Chapter Scholarship Fund.
Softball Tournament The MS Thunder’s Best of the Best softball tournament will be Sept. 2930. Age groups will include 8U, 10U and 12U. Four-game guarantee -- 2 pool games, then double elimination. Hit your own softballs. Entry fee is $150 (8U), $225 (10U and 12U). The tournament will be at Hansburger Sportsplex in Pontotoc. Contact: Kelly Guin 891-0314, Jerre Lane 3165925 or Ken Butler 488-1185.
Punt, Pass and Kick The Sportsplex will host a Punt, Pass and Kick competition Sunday at 1:30. Must have birth certificate. For more information visit nflppk.com.
Youth Leagues Registration for a pair of youth leagues are now under way at the Sportsplex. Leagues include: Soccer (3-13) through Aug. 31 and Flag Football (5-18) until Sept. 15. Cost is $45 for each league.
Golf Tournament The Kiwanis Club will be holding the Chig Biggers Nite Tournament at Shiloh Ridge Golf on Tuesday. Entry fee for the 4-person scramble is $200 and field is limited to 20 teams. Tee time will be 6:30 p.m. For more information call Jimmy Caldwell 808-5462 or Chuck Counce 4154655.
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Northeast Cheerleaders Northeast Mississippi Community College has announced the 13 members who will make up the 2012-13 cheerleading squad. Members include (front l-r) McKenzie Smith of Vardaman, Aeriel Armstrong of Blue Springs, (second row) Devon Ventura of Horn Lake, Emily Fleming of Booneville, Kamryn Tucker of Amory, (third row) Kelly Davis of Booneville, Scarlett McCay of Booneville, Maribeth Stuart of Philadelphia, Kolbe McElwain of Falkner, (back row) Ashley Bullard of Booneville, Nikki Baird of Houston, Heather Holmes of Ackerman and Cruse Clark of Corinth. Clark was chosen to represent “Spirit,” the Tiger Mascot.
Biggersville notebook: Lions focus on defense BY DONICA PHIFER firstname.lastname@example.org
The ACHS Boys Basketball Booster Club will meet on Thursday at 6 p.m. in the commons area between the high school and middle school gyms.
Adult Softball Leagues The Corinth/Alcorn County Parks and Recreation Department is holding team registration for the Adult Fall Softball Leagues until Aug. 24. Leagues include Women’s Open, Men’s Open, and Seniors (50+ and 55+). League play will begin September 4. Registration for teams inside Alcorn County is $300, while teams outside the county are $350.
Baseball Tryouts ■ The West Tennessee Wildcats, a 7U travel baseball team, will be holding tryouts for the 2013 season. If interested call Chad at 731-646-0426. ■ The Jackson Athletics, a 13U majors travel team, will be holding tryouts for the fall and 2013 season. If interested call Jason at 901-4876875.
Bowling Leagues Plaza Lanes has announced its schedule for 2012-2013 season. Adult leagues for men and women will bowl on Monday and Thursday night All night leagues will at 6:30 p.m. The Church league will bowl on Tuesday nights and will consist Please see SHORTS | 9
Communication will be the key to the game as the Biggersville Lions head to Alcorn Central on Friday night. With a week of defense focused practice, Coach Ronnie Lawson feels good about where his players stand. “They’re working hard, really catching on to everything we’ve asked them to do,” Lawson said. Wednesday afternoon’s
practice was no different, as the defensive side focused on pass coverage and reading offensive formations in a small time frame in order to defend the ball. Quarterback Blake Stacy ended practice with four completed passes and one interception, although he spent most of practice at corner while Darion Barnett took snaps at QB. “We were just giving Blake some time on that side,” Lawson said, noting that Barnett
wouldn’t see time at QB in a game situation. Though spending practice at QB, Barnett’s feet were still his strength as he rushed for a touchdown. While the offense remained strong in practice, Lawson feels that defense will be the Lions strength against the Golden Bears. “It’s really just communication. You’ve got to be ready for everything and communicate with each other,” Lawson said.
As for the pressure of a rivarly game, Lawson expects the atmosphere to help his team. “It’s the only county team we play, and this game means a lot to them. They see these kids when they go out on weekends. They go to church with them. It’s a big game for them,” Lawson said. Biggersville and Alcorn Central are set for a 7:30 p.m. kick off at the Alcorn Central Football Stadium.
Busted! Cabrera suspended 50 games The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO — Melky Cabrera was suspended 50 games Wednesday following a positive test for testosterone, putting an abrupt end to what had been an MVP-caliber regular season and throwing the San Francisco Giants’ playoff hopes into doubt. Cabrera leads the National League with 159 hits, and is second in batting average behind Pittsburgh’s Andrew McCutchen. Cabrera’s penalty was the first for a highprofile player since last year’s NL MVP, Ryan Braun, had his suspension overturned by an arbitrator last winter. “My positive test was the
result of my use of a substance I should not have used,” Cabrera said in a statement released by the union. “I accept my suspension under the Joint Drug Program and I will try to move on with my life. I am deeply sorry for my mistake and I apologize to my teammates, to the San Francisco Giants organization and to the fans for letting them down.” The suspension would extend into the playoffs if the Giants advance. Cabrera is batting .346 with 11 home runs and 60 RBIs in his first season with San Francisco and is five hits shy of 1,000 in his big league ca-
reer. Flashing bright orange spikes, he singled and hit a two-run homer last month in the National League’s 8-0 win in the All-Star game, earning MVP honors for the game and securing homefield advantage for the World Series. “It’s disappointing. Obviously, Melky means a lot to all of us, was part of our championship and provided some really good moments here,” Yankees manager Joe Girardi said. “It’s something that everyone has to deal with and it’s something baseball is trying to stay away from and it happened.” Cabrera could still win the NL batting title. He has 501
plate appearances, one less than the minimum required to win a batting championship for a player on a team playing 162 games. However, under 10.22(a) of the Official Baseball Rules, he would win the batting title if an extra hitless at-bat is added to his average and it remains higher than that of any other qualifying player. He will miss the final 45 games of the regular season and serve the remainder of the suspension at the start of next season or during the postseason, depending on whether the Giants make the playoffs Please see CABRERA | 9
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of 4-person teams and each person must be a member of that church. Thursday morning league is open to ladies only and starts at 9 a.m. The youth league will bowl on Saturday mornings at 10:30. Any person interested in entering a team or desiring to join a team should call Plaza Lanes at 286-8105.
Corinth KIX Soccer A few spots are available on the Corinth KIX soccer team, a club that travels to tournaments in Northeast Mississippi and Southern Tennessee. Age limit is 10-13, depending on birthday. Minimal cost required. For more information on a tryout call Brian (4153215) and leave a message. Â
Baseball Record Book The 2012 Mississippi Baseball Record Book, which includes public schools and fouryear state colleges, is out and can be purchased for $10. The book can be ordered by mailing payment to: Mississippi Baseball Record Book, Diamonds By Smillie, 3159 Kendrick Road Corinth, MS 38334.
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and how far they advance. If the Giants wanted him to become active in the middle of a playoff series, they would have to play a man short from the start of the series until the suspension ends because rosters canâ€™t be altered mid-series. â€œWe were extremely disappointed,â€? the Giants said in a statement. Cabrera became the second Giants player to receive a drug suspension this season. Reliever Guillermo Mota was penalized for 100 games in May, becoming just the third major league player disciplined twice.
NASCAR SPRINT CUP PURE MICHIGAN 400 Site: Brooklyn, Mich. Schedule: Friday, practice (Speed, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.), qualifying (Speed, 3-4:30 p.m.); Saturday, practice (Speed, 7:30-8:30 a.m., 10-1 a.m.); Sunday, ESPN, race, noon (ESPN, 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m.). Track: Michigan International Speedway (oval, 2.0 miles). Race distance: 400 miles, 200 laps. Last year: Kyle Busch raced to the last of his four 2011 victories, outlasting Jimmie Johnson in a green-whitecheckered finish. Last week: Australiaâ€™s Marcos Ambrose won at Watkins Glen for the second straight year, passing Brad Keselowski heading to the final turn in a fender-banging duel. Fast facts: Dale Earnhardt Jr. won at Michigan in June to end a 143race winless streak dating to his June 2008 victory at the track. ... Johnson leads the season standings with four races left in the regular season. He has a one-point lead over Greg Biffle, and two-point advantage over Matt Kenseth. The top 10 will earn spots in the 12-driver Chase. Kasey Kahne, with two victories, holds the first of the two wild-card spots that will go to the drivers with the most victories in the 11th-20th spots. Kahne is 11th. No. 13 Ryan Newman, No. 14 Busch, No. 15 Jeff Gordon, No. 17 Ambrose and No. 18 Joey Logano each have one victory. Johnson, No. 5 Keselowski and No. 8 Tony Stewart lead the series with three victories. Each victory is worth three points when the points are reset for the 10-race finale. ... Keselowski is from Rochester Hills, Mich. Next race: Irwin Tools Night Race, Aug. 25, Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, Tenn. Online: http://www.nascar.com ___ NATIONWIDE NAPA AUTO PARTS 200 Site: Montreal. Schedule: Friday, practice, qualifying; Saturday race, 1:30 p.m. (ESPN, 1-5 p.m.). Track: Circuit Gilles Villeneuve (road course, 2.709 miles). Race distance: 200.466 miles, 74 laps. Last year: Australiaâ€™s Marcos Ambrose held off Canadian Alex Tagliani five days after racing to his first Cup victory in a road race at Watkins Glen. Ambrose also won the Cup race last week at Watkins Glen. Last week: Carl Edwards won at Watkins Glen in his first Nationwide start of the season, beating Brad Keselowski in a two-lap dash. Fast facts: Elliott Sadler leads the season standings, 13 points ahead of defending series champion Ricky Stenhouse Jr. ... Ambrose is skipping the race. Kyle Busch and Sam Hornish Jr. are the only drivers also racing in the Sprint Cup event Sunday in Michigan. ... Canadian road racer Ron Fellows is driving the No. 5 Chevrolet for JR Motorsports. He won the 2008 race in rainy conditions and has three Nationwide victories at Watkins Glen. ... Former Formula One champion Jacques Villeneuve will pilot the No. 22 Penske Racing Dodge on the track named in honor of the Quebec driverâ€™s late father. ... The race is the third and final road-course event of the year. Nelson Piquet Jr. won at Road America in June. Next race: Food City 250, Aug. 24, Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, Tenn.
Online: http://www.nascar.com ___ CAMPING WORLD TRUCK VFW 200 Site: Brooklyn, Mich. Schedule: Friday, practice (Speed, 1-2:30 p.m.); Saturday, qualifying (Speed, 8:30-10 a.m.), race, 11:30 a.m. (Speed, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.). Track: Michigan International Speedway (oval, 2.0 miles). Race distance: 200 miles, 100 laps. Last year: Sprint Cup driver Kevin Harvick held off Timothy Peters for the third of his four 2011 series victories. Last race: Joey Coulter won at Pocono on Aug. 4 for his first series victory, taking the lead on the final restart. James Buescher was second. Fast facts: Peters leads the season standings, eight points ahead of Ty Dillon. Buescher is third, 15 points behind Peters. ... Kurt Busch is making his first Truck start in 11 years, driving the No. 18 Toyota owned by brother Kyle Busch. Kurt Busch won four times as a Truck rookie in 2000, and last raced in the series in 2001 at Milwaukee.. Next race: NCWTS 20, Aug. 22, Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, Tenn. Online: http://www.nascar.com ___ NHRA FULL THROTTLE LUCAS OIL NHRA NATIONALS Site: Brainerd, Minn. Schedule: Friday, qualifying; Saturday, qualifying (ESPN2, 10 p.m.midnight); Sunday, final eliminations (ESPN2, 8-11 p.m.). Track: Brainerd International Raceway. Last year: Antron Brown raced to the fourth of his six 2011 Top Fuel victories. Johnny Gray topped the Funny Car field, Greg Anderson won in Pro Stock, and LE Tonglet in Pro Stock Motorcycle. Last event: Courtney Force and Erica Enders combined for the first female double in NHRA history, winning Aug. 5 in the Northwest Nationals. Force raced to her first Funny Car victory, Enders topped the Pro Stock field, and Steve Torrence won in Top Fuel. Fast facts: Spencer Massey leads the Top Fuel standings with two races left before the six-race Countdown to the Championship. Brown is second, five points back. Both drivers have four victories this season. ... Robert Hight tops the Funny Car standings, 31 points ahead of Ron Capps. Hight won four straight events from February to April. . Next race: U.S. Nationals, Aug. 29Sept. 3, Lucas Oil Raceway, Clermont, Ind. Online: http://www.nhra.com
Baseball American League East Division W L Pct GB New York 69 47 .595 â€” Baltimore 63 53 .543 6 Tampa Bay 63 53 .543 6 Boston 57 60 .487 12Â˝ Toronto 55 61 .474 14 Central Division W L Pct GB Chicago 63 52 .548 â€” Detroit 63 55 .534 1Â˝ Cleveland 54 63 .462 10 Kansas City 50 65 .435 13 Minnesota 50 67 .427 14 West Division W L Pct GB Texas 67 48 .583 â€” Oakland 61 54 .530 6 Los Angeles 61 56 .521 7 Seattle 54 64 .458 14Â˝ Tuesdayâ€™s Games Baltimore 7, Boston 1
N.Y. Yankees 3, Texas 0 Chicago White Sox 3, Toronto 2 Detroit 8, Minnesota 4 Kansas City 5, Oakland 0 L.A. Angels 9, Cleveland 6 Seattle 3, Tampa Bay 2 Wednesdayâ€™s Games Detroit 5, Minnesota 1 Tampa Bay at Seattle Boston at Baltimore Texas at N.Y. Yankees Chicago White Sox at Toronto Oakland at Kansas City Cleveland at L.A. Angels Thursdayâ€™s Games Texas (D.Holland 7-6) at N.Y. Yankees (Nova 11-6), 12:05 p.m. Boston (Buchholz 10-3) at Baltimore (Tillman 5-2), 6:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Liriano 3-10) at Toronto (Laffey 3-3), 6:07 p.m. Oakland (Straily 0-0) at Kansas City (Hochevar 7-10), 7:10 p.m. Tampa Bay (Price 15-4) at L.A. Angels (Haren 8-9), 9:05 p.m. Fridayâ€™s Games Baltimore at Detroit, 6:05 p.m. Boston at N.Y. Yankees, 6:05 p.m. Texas at Toronto, 6:07 p.m. Chicago White Sox at Kansas City, 7:10 p.m. Cleveland at Oakland, 9:05 p.m. Tampa Bay at L.A. Angels, 9:05 p.m. Minnesota at Seattle, 9:10 p.m.
National League East Division W L Pct GB Washington 72 45 .615 â€” Atlanta 67 49 .578 4Â˝ New York 55 61 .474 16Â˝ Philadelphia 54 63 .462 18 Miami 53 65 .449 19Â˝ Central Division W L Pct GB Cincinnati 70 46 .603 â€” Pittsburgh 64 52 .552 6 St. Louis 63 53 .543 7 Milwaukee 52 63 .452 17Â˝ Chicago 45 70 .391 24Â˝ Houston 39 79 .331 32 West Division W L Pct GB Los Angeles 64 53 .547 â€” San Francisco 64 53 .547 â€” Arizona 58 58 .500 5Â˝ San Diego 52 66 .441 12Â˝ Colorado 43 71 .377 19Â˝ Tuesdayâ€™s Games L.A. Dodgers 11, Pittsburgh 0 Cincinnati 3, N.Y. Mets 0 Philadelphia 1, Miami 0 Atlanta 6, San Diego 0 Houston 10, Chicago Cubs 1 St. Louis 8, Arizona 2 Colorado 8, Milwaukee 6 San Francisco 6, Washington 1 Wednesdayâ€™s Games Miami 9, Philadelphia 2 Houston at Chicago Cubs Milwaukee at Colorado Washington at San Francisco L.A. Dodgers at Pittsburgh N.Y. Mets at Cincinnati San Diego at Atlanta Arizona at St. Louis Thursdayâ€™s Games L.A. Dodgers (Blanton 8-10) at Pittsburgh (A.J.Burnett 14-4), 3:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Harvey 1-3) at Cincinnati (H.Bailey 10-7), 6:10 p.m. San Diego (Marquis 6-6) at Atlanta (Medlen 3-1), 6:10 p.m. Philadelphia (Cl.Lee 2-7) at Milwaukee (Estrada 0-5), 7:10 p.m. Arizona (Cahill 9-10) at St. Louis (Lohse 12-2), 7:15 p.m. Miami (Nolasco 9-11) at Colorado (White 2-6), 7:40 p.m. Fridayâ€™s Games N.Y. Mets at Washington, 6:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati, 6:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at Atlanta, 6:35 p.m. Arizona at Houston, 7:05 p.m. Philadelphia at Milwaukee, 7:10 p.m.
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Pittsburgh at St. Louis, 7:15 p.m. Miami at Colorado, 7:40 p.m. San Francisco at San Diego, 9:05 p.m.
Basketball WNBA standings EASTERN CONFERENCE W L Pct GB Connecticut 15 4 .789 â€” Indiana 10 7 .588 4 Atlanta 9 10 .474 6 Chicago 8 9 .471 6 New York 6 12 .333 8Â˝ Washington 4 14 .222 10Â˝ WESTERN CONFERENCE W L Pct GB Minnesota 15 4 .789 â€” San Antonio 13 5 .722 1Â˝ Los Angeles 15 6 .714 1 Seattle 9 10 .474 6 Phoenix 4 15 .211 11 Tulsa 3 15 .167 11Â˝ ___ Wednesdayâ€™s Games No games scheduled Thursdayâ€™s Games Washington at Indiana, 6 p.m. Connecticut at New York, 6 p.m. Phoenix at Seattle, 9 p.m. Fridayâ€™s Games Washington at Minnesota, 7 p.m. San Antonio at Tulsa, 7 p.m. Atlanta at Chicago, 7:30 p.m.
Pro Football Preseason schedule Thursday, Aug. 16 Cleveland at Green Bay, 7 p.m. Cincinnati at Atlanta, 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17 Tennessee at Tampa Bay, 6:30 p.m. Buffalo at Minnesota, 7 p.m. Jacksonville at New Orleans, 7 p.m. Detroit at Baltimore, 7 p.m. Miami at Carolina, 7 p.m. Oakland at Arizona, 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18 N.Y. Giants at N.Y. Jets, 6 p.m. San Francisco at Houston, 7 p.m. Kansas City at St. Louis, 7 p.m. Washington at Chicago, 7 p.m. Dallas at San Diego, 8 p.m. Seattle at Denver, 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19 Indianapolis at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20 Philadelphia at New England, 7 p.m.
Transactions BASEBALL MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL â€” Suspended L.A. Angeles pitching coach Mike Butcher one game and fined him an undisclosed amount for leaving the dugout to aggressively argue balls and strikes during Sundayâ€™s game against Seattle. American League BOSTON RED SOX â€” Traded C Kelly Shoppach to the N.Y. Mets for a player to be named. DETROIT TIGERS â€” Recalled RHP Luke Putkonen from Toledo (IL). OAKLAND ATHLETICS â€” Placed 3B Brandon Inge on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 12. Recalled INF Josh Donaldson from Sacramento (PCL). TORONTO BLUE JAYS â€” Assigned RHP Scott Richmond to Las Vegas (PCL). National League ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS â€” Assigned LHP Mike Zagurski outright to Reno (PCL) and selected his contract. Placed RHP Takashi Saito on the 15day DL. Agreed to terms with 1B Matt Mangini on a minor league contract. CHICAGO CUBS â€” Agreed to terms with RHP Seth McClung on a minor league contract. CINCINNATI REDS â€” Agreed to
terms with SS Johan Rodriguez on a minor league contract. MIAMI MARLINS â€” Transferred RHP Sandy Rosario to the 60-day DL. PITTSBURGH PIRATES â€” Assigned RHP Kyle Kaminska from Altoona (EL) to Bradenton (FSL). ST. LOUIS CARDINALS â€” Placed LHP Brian Fuentes on the restricted list. Recalled RHP Trevor Rosenthal from Memphis (PCL). SAN DIEGO PADRES â€” Selected the contract of LHP Tom Layne from San Antonio (TL). Designated LHP Alex Hinshaw for assignment. BASKETBALL National Basketball Association CHICAGO BULLS â€” Named Brian Hagen assistant general manager. FOOTBALL National Football League CLEVELAND BROWNS â€” Claimed DT Ronnie Cameron off waivers from Chicago. Waived RB Eddie Williams. GREEN BAY PACKERS â€” Re-signed G T.J. Lang to a four-year contract extension through 2016. JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS â€” Signed CB Mike Holmes. Waived CB Jeremiah Brown. NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS â€” Waived LB Dane Fletcher and WR Britt Davis. NEW YORK JETS â€” Waived CB Devon Torrence. PITTSBURGH STEELERS â€” Placed RB David Johnson on injured reserve. Signed TE Justin Peelle to a one-year contract. Activated OT Max Starks from the physically-unable-to-perform list. Waived RB John Clay. SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS â€” Signed TE Joe Sawyer and TE Gijon Robinson. Waived G Garrett Chisolm. HOCKEY National Hockey League WINNIPEG JETS â€” Extended their affiliation agreement with Colorado (ECHL) for the 2012-13 season. LACROSSE National Lacrosse League COLORADO MAMMOTH â€” Signed D Chet Koneczny to a one-year contract.
Television Thursdayâ€™s lineup Schedule subject to change and/or blackouts.Thursday, Aug. 16 GOLF 2 p.m. (TGC) â€” PGA Tour, Wyndham Championship, first round, at Greensboro, N.C. 5:30 p.m. (TGC) â€” USGA, U.S. Amateur Championship, second round matches, at Cherry Hills Village, Colo. (same-day tape) LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL Noon (ESPN) â€” World Series, Tokyo vs. Willemstad, Curacao, at South Williamsport, Pa. 2 p.m. (ESPN) â€” World Series, Petaluma, Calif. vs. Fairfield, Conn., at South Williamsport, Pa. 4 p.m. (ESPN2) â€” World Series, Ramstein, Germany vs. Taoyuan, Taiwan, at South Williamsport, Pa. 7 p.m. (ESPN) â€” World Series, Kearney, Neb. vs. Goodlettsville, Tenn., at South Williamsport, Pa. MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Noon (MLB) â€” Texas at N.Y. Yankees 6 p.m. (MLB) â€” Regional coverage, N.Y. Mets at Cincinnati or Boston at Baltimore NFL FOOTBALL 7 p.m. (FOX) â€” Preseason, Cincinnati at Atlanta TENNIS Noon (ESPN2) â€” ATP World Tour, Western & Southern Open, round of 16, at Mason, Ohio 6 p.m. (ESPN2) â€” ATP World Tour, Western & Southern Open, round of 16, at Mason, Ohio
Arkansas defense emerging from offensive shadow The Associated Press
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. â€” Ross Rasner noticed a startling change early in preseason camp. The Arkansas safety was accustomed to serving as a defense in name only during the skeleton scrimmage portion of practice, a time when the offense had its way under former coach Bobby Petrino. Then one night during an early August practice, Rasnerâ€™s instincts took over and he knocked the ball away from a receiver. Afterward, he paused and waited for criticism he had become used to in his three seasons under Petrino. All he heard were cheers of support. Times have changed around Arkansas under new coach John L. Smith and defensive coordinator Paul Haynes. The most
telling difference is in practices, where defensive players are now encouraged to hold their own with the Razorbacksâ€™ high-powered offense. Over the weekend, the defense stopped the offense on five straight possessions at one point. â€œThe defensive guys arenâ€™t afraid to make plays out there, where in the past you might lay off a receiver and not break up a pass because ...,â€? Rasner said, trailing off. â€œWe were an offensive-minded team, thereâ€™s no doubt about that, but with coach Smith coming in; heâ€™s a defensive coach, so thereâ€™s a definite change already.â€? Arkansas has led the Southeastern Conference in passing for the last three seasons, a trademark of a Petrino-coached team. The Razorbacks led the conference in total offense
and scoring last season, but they were ninth in total defense â€” another trademark of Petrinoâ€™s time at Arkansas. The Razorbacks finished in the bottom half of the conference in defense in three of Petrinoâ€™s four seasons. They were last in each of his first two seasons before improving to fifth in 2010, with the lackluster defensive play often overshadowed by the offense and a win total that increased. Last seasonâ€™s dropoff resulted in the departure of defensive coordinator Willy Robinson and the arrival of Haynes, who
previously served as an assistant at Ohio State. The former Kent State linebacker guided Arkansas during a Cotton Bowl win over Kansas State last season. Haynes is hoping a simplified approach will help defense become a calling card for Arkansas as it is for fellow SEC West programs Alabama and LSU. â€œWhat we do more is what weâ€™re going to do the best,â€? Haynes said. â€œSo, whatever we do the best, weâ€™ll become that team. Iâ€™m not all about, â€˜This is our scheme and this is what we do.â€™ Itâ€™s about what our guys do best, and
thatâ€™s what spring and fall camp are all about. Once it comes out, thatâ€™s what weâ€™ll be.â€? Linebackers coach Taver Johnson knows Haynes as well as anyone on the staff, having worked with him
at Ohio State since 2007. Johnson said the coaching staff worked throughout the offseason to â€œmarryâ€? the old Arkansas defensive system with the new one, rather than a complete takeover.
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Josh Hamilton, Texas With Hamilton back on track, the Rangers are winning at a better clip than they were over the previous six weeks. After suffering through a terrible slump in July, Hamilton is now working on a 10-game hitting streak. Last week, he batted .455 with three home runs and nine RBIs. He scored seven runs and showed much more patience at the plate, which produced a .538 OBP. With his bat warming up, Texas won four of six and now owns the best record in the American League.
Chris Sale, Chicago The White Sox continue to defy the odds and maintain a slim lead over the Tigers in the AL Central. Sale tossed eight strong innings vs. Kansas City on nine days rest. The White Sox have been giving the young lefthander some extra rest when possible. For the week, he totaled 14.2 innings and did not walk a batter while striking out 18. He won both starts, defeating the Royals and A’s.
Buster Posey, San Francisco For the second week in a row, Posey had a tremendous stretch for the improving Giants. The All-Star backstop followed up on his previous Player of the Week honor with a .421 batting average and .571 OBP. Posey slammed three homers and knocked in seven runs.
Jake Westbrook, St. Louis With just a little more than a month until his 35th birthday, Westbrook is quietly having the best year of his career — certainly his best since his All-Star season in 2004. The righthander has won his last five starts, and last week defeated the Giants and Phillies. In 13.2 innings, he allowed 11 hits and two walks. He struck out just seven, but recorded 18 groundball outs in the win over Philadelphia.
Shelby Miller, St. Louis The Cardinals had become concerned about Miller’s lack of effectiveness this summer. But in his last six starts, he’s posted an ERA of 3.16 with 35 strikeouts and only three walks.
Fiery Baltimore manager Earl Weaver is ejected in both games of a doubleheader. Umpire Ron Luciano, notorious for his feuds with Weaver, ran the manager during the first game, then ejected him prior to the second game during a heated lineup card exchange.
Aug. 17, 1980 George Brett of the Kansas City Royals goes 4-for4 in a win over Toronto to raise his season batting average to .401. Brett would reach .407 on Aug. 26, but finish at .390 in his quest to become the first player to bat .400 since Ted Williams in 1941. From June 3-Aug. 29 — a span of 56 games — Brett batted .469 with 13 homers, 66 RBIs, 26 walks and only nine strikeouts.
Baltimore at Detroit Neither team expected to be in this position. The Tigers planned on running away with the AL Central by now, while the Orioles figured they would be checking out youngsters and playing the role of spoiler. The Tigers took two of three at Baltimore right after the break as Justin Verlander pitched eight shutout innings in the finale.
Pittsburgh at St. Louis The Cardinals won four of the first six games this season, but that was before Pittsburgh got its offense in gear. The Pirates took two of three at St. Louis later. Jake Westbrook, scheduled to start the first game, and Erik Bedard, the Pirates’ starter on Saturday, have both lost of two of three decisions in this series this year. St. Louis will visit Pittsburgh later in the month to wrap up the season meetings.
Los Angeles Dodgers at Atlanta This is a big week for the Dodgers. Entering their four-game series at Pittsburgh on Monday, the Dodgers were 9-1 in the Eastern Time zone this season.
Tampa Bay at Los Angeles Angels Just a few weeks ago there were nine runs total in a three-game set at Los Angeles. This is a key four-game series, and runs will be scarce once again.
Franchise Ranking Over Last 50 Years Ranking the 30 MLB franchises can be a dicey exercise. But that doesn’t stop me (although it probably should) from having a go at this. Franchises are ranked based on their bodies of work during the expansion era (1961present). Criteria? Winning is critically important, certainly, both in the postseason and consistently during the regular season. Winning division and league titles is weighed heavily. Tradition, attendance and franchise stability all play a role in this ranking. 1. New York Yankees Whether it’s championships, tradition, stability, or any criteria actually, the Yankees are on top. During the 51 years (through 2011), the Yankees have 20 division/league titles, and have won 90 or more games in more than half of the seasons. New York has won 30 postseason series, two more than any other franchise has played. 2. St. Louis Cardinals The Redbirds have the second-most appearances in the World Series and are runners-up to the Yankees with five championships. 3. Los Angeles Dodgers The men in blue played in the postseason in the 1960s, ’70s, ’80s, ’90s and ’00s. They failed to win a postseason game in the ’90s. 4. Atlanta Braves After a miserable run in the late 1980s, the Braves had an incredible streak from 1991 to 2005, winning their division every season played to completion. They played in four of five World Series, but won only one. 5. Baltimore Orioles The Orioles won three of the six World Series in which they played, and only two franchises have more than their five 100-win seasons. 6. Oakland A’s The four world championships tie the Dodgers for third, and the A’s are no stranger to the postseason. However, the Athletics have four 100-loss seasons, and their .503 winning percentage ranks 10th.
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7. Boston Red Sox The Sox haven’t won 100 (in this era) and 12 teams have more than their seven division titles. But the .533 winning percentage is third. 8. Cincinnati Reds If this were 1980, the Reds would rival the Yankees, but the Marge Schott Era and tough economics have kept this proud franchise from reaching the top. Few traditions match the Opening Day parade. 9. Philadelphia Phillies If this were 1975, the Phillies most certainly would be near the bottom of the NL teams. But they are one of only eight teams with double-digit division titles, with five of their 11 coming in the last five seasons. 10. San Francisco Giants Willie Mays, Willie McCovey and Juan Marichal made for a fun first decade in San Francisco, but led Giants to just one World Series appearance. 11. Minnesota Twins The Twins won the first two American League West titles, and since 1987 the franchise has had just two managers, won two World Series and eight division crowns.
12. Pittsburgh Pirates In the process of setting the North American team sports record of 19 consecutive losing seasons, the Bucs have been in a free-fall. 13. Los Angeles Angels Five of their eight division titles and their only World Series win have been under Mike Scioscia’s watch. 14. Detroit Tigers The Tigers are the owners of three 100-win seasons and four 100-loss seasons, including 119 in 2003. 15. New York Mets Only eight teams have a lower winning percentage. But only seven teams have won more postseason series. 16. Toronto Blue Jays The Skydome was once the place to be. More than 4 million fans enjoyed back-to-back World Series wins. 17. Chicago White Sox The White Sox own a .507 winning percentage and 10 90-win seasons, but only one World Series appearance. 18. Arizona Diamondbacks Arizona won its division in its second season, and celebrated a World Series title after their fourth year.
19. Houston Astros There was little to celebrate in Houston before the Killer Bs (Jeff Bagwell, Craig Biggio and Lance Berkman) showed up. 20. Kansas City Royals A wildly successful expansion team through the 1970s, but inequitable economics caused tough times in K.C. 21. Cleveland Indians All seven division titles have come since 1995. Prior to that, the Tribe never won as many as 90. 22. Miami Marlins It’s been all or nothing for the Marlins, mostly nothing. 23. Texas Rangers It’s easy to rank back-to-back pennant winners much higher. But only the Padres, Rays and Mariners have a worse winning percentage. 24. San Diego Padres Arizona has as many AL West titles in 14 seasons as San Diego has in 43. 25. Milwaukee Brewers From Seattle to Milwaukee and from the AL to the NL doesn’t do much for tradition. 26. Chicago Cubs The awesomeness of Wrigley Field keeps the Cubs from threatening the bottom. The Cubs have won just one postseason series. 27. Seattle Mariners Even with teammates Ken Griffey, Alex Rodriguez and Randy Johnson, the M’s have no World Series trips. 28. Tampa Bay Rays The Rays’ winning percentage is considerably worse than any other team, but two division titles in the Yankees’ division grab my attention. 29. Colorado Rockies The Rockies and Marlins are the only franchises without a division title. 30. Washington Nationals The Expos finished first for half of the 1981 season, earning their only spot in the playoffs. The first place standing in 1994 was all for naught.
There are currently five active players with at least 300 home runs and a .300 or better career average. Can you name all five?
Record for the Tampa Bay Rays when Evan Longoria is in the lineup. The Rays are a pedestrian 41-44 without their cleanup hitter. Since returning from a hamstring injury recently, Longoria has played exclusively at DH. St. Louis Cardinals with as many as 15 home runs, 54 RBIs and a .286 batting average. Only 16 teams have at least one such player with those numbers, and no other team has more than three. The record for the Boston Red Sox with aces Josh Beckett and Jon Lester starting. When other pitchers toe the rubber, the Sox are a much better 41-32. Extra-inning RBIs for Baltimore center fielder Adam Jones, three more than any other player. For the record, 16 of the rising star’s 24 home runs have either tied the game or given the Orioles the lead. Runs allowed by Ryan Dempster in his first two starts with the Texas Rangers. Acquired from the Cubs at the trade deadline, Dempster allowed just 13 runs over his last eight starts with Chicago. Runs allowed by the Cleveland Indians during a recent 11-game losing streak.
TRIVIA ANSWER: Alex Rodriguez, who is hanging on with a .301 average, and Albert Pujols are the usual suspects with these types of questions. Todd Helton and Chipper Jones at .304 are also in the club. Miguel Cabrera, who hit his 300th homer on July 22, is the fifth. Manny Ramirez and Vladimir Guerrero both qualify and played in the minors earlier this season, but are not currently active.
• Fans in Baltimore know a little something about one-run games. Especially winning onerun games. Since 1901, there have been just three teams to negotiate a season with a .725 or better winning percentage in one-games. The 2012 Orioles could be the fourth. The Orioles’ mark of 22-6 this season, if sustained, would establish the standard as the best alltime. The 1981 Orioles currently hold that mark with a 21-7 (.750) record. The 1908 Pittsburgh Pirates were 33-12 (.733) and the 1970 Orioles were 40-15 (.727). It’s no wonder Earl Weaver was always on edge. • Like Mike Quade before him, Cubs manager Dale Sveum is becoming more exasperated with ultra-talented shortstop Starlin Castro. The young player’s signs of immaturity continue to overshadow his immense potential. The latest incident came against the Reds as Castro was stealing second (five runs down) when Josh Vitters singled to right. Cincinnati second baseman Brandon Phillips successfully deked Castro into thinking Phillips was receiving a throw at second. Phillips’ relay from right fielder Xavier Paul beat Castro at third. There is no doubt that Castro’s talent belongs in the major leagues. After all, he led the National League with 207 hits last season. But his understanding of the nuances of the game and his concentration need more seasoning. After all, he led the NL with 29 errors last season. Maybe three weeks riding a bus in and out of Des Moines with the Iowa Cubs will be enough to flip his switch. For the Cubs’ sake (and for the sanity of their manager) the switch better flip soon.
Nationals Will they or won’t they shut down Stephen Strasburg? Reds Continuing to cruise without Joey Votto. Yankees Rangers and Red Sox visit the Bronx this week. Rangers Josh Hamilton heating up again with 12 RBIs in last nine games. Braves Lost just one series since the break. Pirates Easiest team to run on. Dodgers Fewest home runs in the majors, four less than the Giants. Giants Tim Lincecum-Stephen Strasburg matchup on Wednesday. Rays Majors’ best save percentage. White Sox Chris Sale in Cy Young discussion. A’s Pinch-hitters batting .300, AL average is .209. Cardinals Bullpen not getting any better. Orioles Used 10 starting pitchers this season. Angels Quickly losing ground in wild card race. Tigers Lost four of seven vs. Yankees and Rangers; Twins, O’s on deck. Diamondbacks Crept back into the race, but can’t get over the hump. Red Sox Rocking offense, woeful pitching. Mariners Starting pitching has been terrific, but still worst OBP in majors. Blue Jays Lost 11 of 14 with tough stretch ahead. Mets Visit two first-place teams (Cin. and Wash.) this week. Marlins Most stolen bases in majors. Phillies Trying to hold it together while playing out the string. Twins Swept by Rays, but just 3.5 games back of Cleveland. Indians Nine-game West Coast trip could be trouble. Brewers Bullpen saddled with 28 losses. Padres Tossed three shutouts in last six games. Royals Three regulars batting .294 or better. Rockies Carlos Gonzalez on pace for another 100 runs and RBIs. Cubs Won just one of 12, but Houston comes to town now. Astros No team strikes out more often than the Astros.
Even sold-out games don’t mean all the seats are sold The Associated Press
Sellouts in pro sports aren’t always so. In today’s world of social media, fans often point out perceived inaccuracies in attendance figures, perhaps posting a photo on Twitter of vacant seats to back up their beef. What gives? “I’ve been at places where they announce large crowds on a nice sunny day and the ballpark is half empty. That’s when people question, and I’m OK with somebody asking me that ques-
tion,” said Lou DePaoli, chief marketing officer for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Teams insist they’re not trying to sugarcoat a smaller-than-anticipated crowd. Like most of the other sports leagues, Major League Baseball tracks attendance by the number of tickets sold. MLB uses these figures in revenue sharing calculations, which help the game’s competitive balance between large- and smallmarket teams. “Attendance becomes
as much as an accounting sheet for us as anything,” MLB spokesman Pat Courtney said. Lee Igel, an associate professor in the sports business and management department at New York University, doesn’t quite buy this. “If they announced the true attendance number it’d look like there’s something wrong with the business that people aren’t showing up,” Igel said. Rewording the line in the box score from “attendance” to “tickets sold”
would appease some of the skeptics, perhaps even in Boston, where the Red Sox have claimed the longest sellout streak in the history of major American professional sports, a run that started in May 2003. The Boston Globe sent reporters to a game this spring to try to crack the case, finding unsold seats both online and at each Fenway Park ticket window well after the first pitch that night. Follow this example, especially if you liked word problems in math class:
The capacity at a certain stadium is 40,000 — so 40K is an official sellout. But with standing room tickets, 41,000 people can fit in the park before the fire department steps in. Let’s say 38,000 of the 40,000 seats have been sold. But another 1,000 standing room tickets were purchased by people looking for a cheaper alternative. And the team has also given away 1,000 tickets, including 800 to local charities and 200 comps to wives of players, friends of front office exec-
utives and high school pals of the home plate umpire. So 40,000 is the announced attendance figure for the night, an official sellout, even though 2,000 seats were still available. There’s points of potential confusion in all of this. Say 3,000 no-shows and perhaps 2,000 tickets were still for sale on the secondary market through various online brokerages that had already purchased the tickets, and another 1,000 seats belonged to seasonticket holders who couldn’t use them.
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Thursday, August 16, 2012
Children’s education can’t stop at classroom door DEAR ABBY: Wouldn’t it make sense if grade school teachers set aside time, weekly or monthly, to go over some very generic information that kids need to learn? I’m talking about things like how important it is to have pets neutered and why, how to manage money, and show them what the average dad earns and what it costs to run a household and support a family. It might help kids to grow up understanding that money isn’t free and get them past the “gimmes.” There are so many topics that ought to be introduced to youngsters at an early age -- how to groom themselves properly, be
exposed to a variety of music genres, t e a c h them how grandparAbigail ents can Van Buren use help even from Dear Abby small children. They could be taught to be aware of their surroundings, to realize that foul language isn’t an attribute and why it’s important to be pleasant. There are so many topics. Ten minutes a week on different topics would suffice. Why not? -- CHAPLIN, CONN., READER DEAR READER: Why not? Because teachers are
so overwhelmed trying to get their students to learn enough basic curriculum to pass the state mandated tests that they don’t have time! Reading your letter I couldn’t help but wonder whose children you are describing. All of the topics you mentioned are things children should learn from their parents. Where are those parents? AWOL? DEAR ABBY: I have just started back into the dating scene after my divorce and being single for five years. I had a vasectomy when I was married, and I’m wondering at what point I should tell prospective dates this information. -SNIPPED IN ONTARIO,
CANADA DEAR SNIPPED: Raise the subject as soon as a woman mentions the idea of wanting children. It should certainly be discussed before you have sex. P.S. Because vasectomies have been known to fail, and won’t prevent someone from picking up an STD, you should always make sure you and your partner are protected by using a condom. DEAR ABBY: Several years ago we bought a used sofa at a garage sale. It is now falling apart. A friend of mine in the hotel business offered me an almost new sofa bed from a room that was being redecorated. It matches the colors in our game room
Horoscopes BY HOLIDAY MATHIS Under the current arrangement of Venus and Uranus, love and relationships are not as carefree as they once were. People are quirky. Learning those quirks and determining how they might jibe with one’s own idiosyncrasies takes time, persistence and a belief that the effort will prove worthwhile. Tomorrow’s new moon is a fresh start. ARIES (March 21-April 19). No matter how busy you get, your creative whims are still important. They connect you with your heart. And now you could follow your muse to personal and financial rewards. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). It’s a fine time to plot your next professional move. Consider putting ideals over income. This will make you happy, and when you’re happy, you’ll either earn more or do more with what you earn. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Sometimes the show makes the show, and sometimes the audience makes the show. Today involves a team effort between performer and onlooker, each feeding a need for the other. CANCER (June 22-July 22). Procrastination only delays the inevitable. Steel yourself, and fulfill the obligation before you. Your weekend starts the moment you get it over with. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). It’s not just you; the
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stand the full extent of it, and you may not for many years, but you can trust that your interactions matter immensely. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Comparing your relationships will only drain your personal power. The attachments you form don’t have to be like everyone else’s to be valid, meaningful and just right for you. TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Aug. 16). You’ll love and be loved. What could be better? Matters of responsibility lead to professional success. Whatever you dislike, handle it first and get it over with. Paradoxically, you will reach Easy Street because you’re willing to do what’s hard. December brings a spotlight. Financial luck is strongest in November and June. Aries and Scorpio people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 19, 3, 22, 48 and 6. CELEBRITY PROFILES: Madonna may very well be the quintessential Leo. Having arrived in New York City with zero connections and $35 in her pocket, she rose to superstardom on blonde ambition and a talent for capturing people’s attention both on stage and off. Madonna was born when the sun, Venus and Uranus were all in the sign of entertainment. (If you would like to write to Holiday Mathis, please go to www.creators.com and click on “Write the Author” on the Holiday Mathis page.)
Today is Thursday, Aug. 16, the 229th day of 2012. There are 137 days left in the year.
Today’s Highlight in History In 1962, The Beatles fired original drummer Pete Best, replacing him with Ringo Starr.
On this date In 1777, American forces won the Revolutionary War Battle of Bennington. In 1812, Detroit fell to British and Indian forces in the War of 1812. In 1861, President Abraham Lincoln issued Proclamation 86, which prohibited the states of the Union from engaging in commercial trade with states in rebellion — i.e., the Confederacy. In 1858, a telegraphed message from Britain’s Queen Victoria to President James Buchanan was transmitted over the recently laid transAtlantic cable. In 1920, Ray Chapman of the Cleveland Indians was struck in the head by a pitch thrown by Carl Mays of the New York Yankees; Chapman died the following morning. In 1937, the American Federation of Radio Artists was chartered. In 1948, baseball legend Babe Ruth died in New York at age 53. In 1954, Sports Illustrated was first published by Time Inc. In 1956, Adlai E. Stevenson was nominated for president at the Democratic national convention in Chicago.
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In 1977, Elvis Presley died at his Graceland estate in Memphis, Tenn., at age 42. In 1987, 156 people were killed when Northwest Airlines Flight 255 crashed while trying to take off from Detroit; the sole survivor was 4-yearold Cecelia Cichan. People worldwide began a two-day celebration of the “harmonic convergence,” which heralded what believers called the start of a new, purer age of humankind. In 1991, Pope John Paul II began the first-ever papal visit to Hungary.
Ten years ago Major League Baseball players set a strike deadline of Aug. 30. (Both sides finally reached an agreement with just six hours to spare.) Terrorist mastermind Abu Nidal re-
portedly was found shot to death in Baghdad, Iraq; he was 65. Former United Auto Workers president Stephen P. Yokich died in Detroit at age 66.
Five years ago Jose Padilla, a U.S. citizen held for 3½ years as an enemy combatant, was convicted in Miami of helping Islamic extremists and plotting overseas attacks. (Padilla, once accused of plotting with al-Qaida to detonate a radioactive “dirty bomb,” was later sentenced to 17 years and four months in prison on the unrelated terror support charges.) A cave-in killed three rescuers in the Crandall Canyon Mine in Utah; the search for six trapped miners was later abandoned.
RELIGIOUS UNITY Think how wonderful it would be to have religious unity. “Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity” (Ps 133:1)! The new testament teaches unity and Christ prayed for unity. “That they all may be one; as thou, Father, art in me, and I in thee, that they also may be one in us: that the world may believe that thou hast sent me” ( John 17:21). Paul commanded unity of the Corinthians. “Now I beseech you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye all speak the same thing, and that there be no divisions among you; but that ye be perfectly joined together in the same in mind and in the same judgement” (1 Cor 1:10). The early church was able to practice unity. “And the multitude of them that believed were of one heart and of one soul: neither said any of them that ought of the things which he possessed was his own; but they had all things common” (Acts 4:32). There has never been a time when the religious world has been so woefully divided as it is today. In the 50’s there were about 257 different churches in our country. Now it is estimated that there are over 400 different religious groups. Instead of unity, we are facing more division. Churches need to have the attitude Christ had when He came down from heaven as revealed in John 6:38. “For I came down from heaven, not to do mine own will, but the will of him that sent me”. Many are now following men instead of following the will of Christ. It is strange that we have a system of weights and measures that we agree on, but cannot agree religiously. Why did Christ pray for unity, Paul command unity and the early church practice unity if unity is impossible? We must follow the teachings of the Bible in order to have religious unity. All who desire to go to heaven must follow Christ and His teachings because we will be judged by His word. “He that rejecteth me, and receiveth not my words, hath one that judgeth him: the word that I have spoken, the same shall judge him in the last day” ( John 12:48).
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Some below poverty line donâ€™t qualify for Medicaid BY CARLA K. JOHNSON AND KELLI KENNEDY Associated Press
MIAMI â€” Sandra Pico is poor, but not poor enough. She makes about $15,000 a year, supporting her daughter and unemployed husband. She thought sheâ€™d be able to get health insurance after the Supreme Court upheld President Barack Obamaâ€™s health care law. Then she heard that her own governor wonâ€™t agree to the federal plan to extend Medicaid coverage to people like her in two years. So she expects to remain uninsured, struggling to pay for her blood pressure medicine. â€œYou fall through the cracks and thereâ€™s nothing you can do about it,â€? said the 52-year-old home health aide. â€œIt makes me feel like garbage, like the American dream, my dream in my homeland is not being accomplished.â€? Many working parents like Pico are below the federal poverty line but donâ€™t qualify for Medicaid, a decades-old state-federal insurance program. Thatâ€™s especially true in states where conservative governors say theyâ€™ll reject the Medicaid expansion under Obamaâ€™s health law. In South Carolina, a yearly income of $16,900 is too much for Medicaid for a family of three. In Florida, $11,000 a year is too much. In Mississippi, $8,200 a year is too much. In Louisiana and Texas, earning more than just
$5,000 a year makes you ineligible for Medicaid. Governors in those five states have said theyâ€™ll reject the Medicaid expansion underpinning Obamaâ€™s health law after the Supreme Courtâ€™s decision gave states that option. They favor small government and say they canâ€™t afford the added cost to their states even if itâ€™s delayed by several years. Some states estimate the expansion could ultimately cost them a billion dollars a year or more. Many of the people affected by the decision are working parents who are poor â€” but not poor enough â€” to qualify for Medicaid. Republican Mitt Romneyâ€™s new running mate, conservative Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan, has a budget plan that would turn Medicaid over to the states and sharply limit federal dollars. Romney hasnâ€™t specifically said where he stands on Ryanâ€™s idea, but has expressed broad support for his vice presidential pickâ€™s proposals. Medicaid now covers an estimated 70 million Americans and would cover an estimated 7 million more in 2014 under the Obama health lawâ€™s expansion. In contrast, Ryanâ€™s plan could mean 14 million to 27 million Americans would ultimately lose coverage, even beyond the effect of a repeal of the health law, according to an analysis by the nonpartisan Kai-
ser Family Foundation of Ryanâ€™s 2011 budget plan. For now, most states donâ€™t cover childless adults, but all states cover some low-income parents. The income cutoff, however, varies widely from state to state. Most states cover children in low-income families. Manuel and Sandra Picoâ€™s 15-year-old daughter is covered by Medicaid. But the suburban Miami couple canâ€™t afford private insurance for themselves and they make too much for Floridaâ€™s Medicaid. Manuel Pico, a carpenter, used to make more than $20,000 a year, but has struggled to find work in the last three years after the real estate market collapsed. He occasionally picks up day jobs or takes care of the neighborâ€™s yard. Sandra Pico would like to work full time, but canâ€™t afford to pay someone to watch her 34-year-old sister, who has Down syndrome. â€œNo matter how hard I work, Iâ€™m not going to get anywhere,â€? Sandra Pico said. â€œIf youâ€™re not rich, you just donâ€™t have it.â€? In San Juan, Texas, 22-year-old Matthew Solis makes about $8,700 a year â€” too much to qualify for Medicaid in that state. Solis, a single father with joint custody of his 4-year-old daughter, said he works about 25 hours per week at a building supply store making minimum wage and is a full-time college student
at the University of TexasPan American. He recently sought medical care for food poisoning, visiting a federally funded clinic. But he doesnâ€™t see a doctor regularly because he canâ€™t afford private insurance. The new health law allows young adults to remain on their parentsâ€™ insurance until age 26. But that doesnâ€™t help Solis, whose father is uninsured and whose mother died of leukemia when he was 8. â€œI voted for him (Obama) because he promised we would have insurance,â€? Solis said. â€œIâ€™m pretty upset because I worked for Obama and I still donâ€™t have coverage.â€? His governor, Rick Perry, like Picoâ€™s governor, Rick Scott, is rejecting the Medicaid expansion. So Solis too is out of luck unless his circumstances dramatically change. In all but one of the states where governors are rejecting or leaning against the expansion, the income level that disqualifies a parent from Medicaid is below the federal poverty line. Only in New Jersey, where Gov. Chris Christie has said heâ€™s leaning against the expansion, is Medicaid available to parents with incomes at the poverty line and slightly above. New Jersey will cover a parent making $24,645 in a family of three. Most states base Medicaid eligibility for parents on household income and how it compares to
the federal poverty level, which was $18,530 for a family of three in 2011, the year being used for easier state-by-state comparisons. In Louisiana, the eligibility cutoff for a working parent is 25 percent of federal poverty, or $4,633 for a family of three. In Nevada, itâ€™s 87 percent of the federal poverty level, or $16,121 for a family of three. Thatâ€™s been the range in states where governors are likely saying no to expanded Medicaid. In contrast, states where governors have said theyâ€™ll expand Medicaid are more generous with working parents. The Medicaid eligibility cutoff ranges in those states from Washingtonâ€™s $13,527 to Minnesotaâ€™s $39,840. To be sure, some states with generous coverage for parents have been forced to cut back. Illinois, facing a financial crisis, ended coverage last month for more than 25,000 working parents. Even so, the state still covers working parents with incomes slightly higher than the poverty line. The national health lawâ€™s Medicaid expansion would start covering all citizens in 2014 who make up to roughly $15,400 for an individual, $30,650 for a family of four. The federal government will pay the full cost of the Medicaid expansion through 2016. After that, the states will pick
up 5 percent of the cost through 2019, and 10 percent of the cost thereafter. Why would a governor say no? These state leaders are in favor of smaller government. In principle, they donâ€™t want the federal government to expand â€” even if that expansion would help their own citizens. Also Medicaid is costly, taking a huge bite out of budgets already. And they donâ€™t want to be on the hook for paying any more of the tab even if itâ€™s years down the road. â€œWe donâ€™t need the federal government telling us what to do when it comes to meeting the needs of the citizens of our states,â€? Florida Gov. Rick Scott wrote recently in an opinion piece for U.S. News and World Report. â€œAnd we donâ€™t need Washington putting states on the hook for future budget obligations.â€? Also, many conservatives view Medicaid as a wasteful, highly flawed program, akin to no health coverage. Many doctors across the country wonâ€™t treat Medicaid patients because the payments they receive are so low. Medicaid, the nationâ€™s single largest insurer, is a state and federal program created in 1965 as a companion program to welfare cash assistance to single parents. Today, the elderly and disabled cost nearly 70 cents of every Medicaid dollar, not the stereotypical single mother and her children.
Penn State University to host national child sex abuse panel Associated Press
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. â€” Penn State University is holding a national child sex abuse conference as it seeks to rebound from the
scandals involving former assistant football coach and convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky. The Child Sex Abuse Conference: Traumatic
Impact, Prevention and Intervention will be held at the Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel on Oct. 29 and 30. Speakers will include
Sugar Ray Leonard, a former professional and Olympic champion boxer, who has revealed he was abused as a child, and Elizabeth Smart, a
Utah woman who was abducted from her home in 2002 at age 14 and sexually abused during her nine months in captivity. President Rodney Er-
ickson says, â€œPenn State has made a commitment to becoming a leader in the research, prevention and treatment of child abuse.â€?
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election shall be and the same is hereby called and ordered to be held within the City of Mississippi, on TuesMobile Homes Corinth, 0955theLegals day, 21st day of August, 0741 for Sale 2012 for the purpose of submitting to the qualified electM O B I L E H O M E S F O R ors of the City, the following S A L E . O N L Y $ 1 , 0 0 0 proposition: DOWN! Under $17,900. SHALL THE CITY OF NO CREDIT CHECK! You’re already ap- CORINTH, MISSISproved, subject to in- SIPPI (THE "CITY") INcome v e r i f i c a t i o n . CREASE THE LIMITAO W N E R F I N A N C I N G . TION PRESCRIBED IN SIMPLE TO PURCHASE! S E C T I O N 2 7 - 3 9 - 3 2 1 MOVE IN TODAY! All mo- MISSISSIPPI CODE OF bile homes for sale are 1972 AS AMENDED TO set up in mobile home AUTHORIZE A SPELEVY OF park and ready to move C I A L in. Bellecrest. Hatties- TWELVE (12) MILLS OF AD VALOREM TAXES burg. 601-545-1300. UPON ALL TAXABLE PROPERTY WITHIN THE CITY OF CORTRANSPORTATION INTH FOR THE FISCAL YEARS BEGINNING OCTOBER 1, 2012; OCTOBER 1, Auto/Truck 2013; OCTOBER 1, 0848 Parts & 2014; OCTOBER 1, Accessories 2015; AND OCTOBER 4 LUG Mustang Wheels 1, 2016, THE TOTAL w/chrome spoke hub- RECEIPTS OF WHICH caps 14". $125/set of 4. SPECIAL LEVY WILL 7 3 1 - 6 4 5 - 4 8 7 3 BE USED FOR CAPITnights/weekends or 731 A L -658-6034 weekdays. IMPROVEMENTS/INFRASTRUCTURE WORK, INCLUDING RUNNING BOARDS for an S T R E E T I M P R O V E ext. cab F250. $100 OBO, MENTS, CONSTRUCT7 3 1 - 6 4 5 - 4 8 7 3 ING, IMPROVING, REnights/weekends or 731 PAIRING, PAVING OR CREATING STREETS; -658-6034 weekdays. DRAINAGE WORK, GRANT MATCH FUNDING, IMPROVE0955 Legals MENTS OF CORRIDOR RESOLUTION ENTRANCES, SIGNAGE, HANDICAP ACA RESOLUTION CALL- C E S S I B I L I T Y E N ING AND PROVIDING H A N C E M E N T , A N D FOR THE HOLDING OF S T R A T E G I C P L A N A SPECIAL ELECTION N I N G A N D P A Y WITHIN THE CITY OF MENTS IN CONNECC O R I N T H , M I S S I S - TION WITH ANY FINSIPPI, TO DETERMINE ANCING THEREOF. IF THE CITY OF CORINTH, MISSISSIPPI SECTION 3: The polling SHALL INCREASE THE places at which all qualified L I M I T A T I O N P R E - electors will vote in the speSCRIBED IN SECTION cial election will be the same 2 7 - 3 9 - 3 2 1 , M I S S I S - polling places as were utilized SIPPI CODE OF 1972, in the 2010 general election. AS AMENDED, TO AUTHORIZE A SPECIAL The polling places for said LEVY OF TWELVE (12) election shall open at 7:00 MILLS OF AD VALOR- a.m. and be kept open until EM TAXES UPON ALL 7:00 p.m. on the aforesaid TAXABLE PROPERTY date and all qualified electors WITHIN THE CITY OF of the City will be entitled to C O R I N T H , M I S S I S - vote in said election. SIPPI FOR THE FISCAL YEARS BEGINNING SECTION 4: The City OCTOBER 1, 2012; OC- Clerk shall give no less than TOBER 1, 2013; OCTO- three (3) weeks' notice of BER 1, 2014; OCTOBER said special election by public1, 2015; AND OCTO- ation of the notice thereof in B E R 1 , 2 0 1 6 . T H E the Daily Corinthian, a newspaT O T A L R E C E I P T S per published in Corinth, MisF R O M W H I C H S P E - sissippi and having a general CIAL LEVY WILL BE circulation among the people USED FOR CAPITAL, of the City and qualified unIMPROVEMENTS/IN- der Section 13-3-31, MissisF R A S T R U C T U R E sippi Code of 1972, as W O R K , I N C L U D I N G amended. The notice shall be S T R E E T I M P R O V E - published once a week for at MENTS, CONSTRUCT- least three (3) consecutive ING, IMPROVING, RE- weeks next preceding the PAIRING, PAVING OR date of said election, said pubCREATING STREETS; lication dates being on or D R A I N A G E W O R K , about July 25, 2012, August 1, GRANT M A T C H 2012, August 8, 2012 and AuFUNDING, IMPROVE- gust 15, 2012, and the notice MENTS OF CORRIDOR shall be posted at three pubE N T R A N C E S , S I G - lic places in the City of CorNAGE, HANDICAP AC- inth. The notice shall be subC E S S I B I L I T Y E N - stantially in the following HANCEMENTS, AND form: STRATEGIC PLANNING AND PAYNOTICE OF MENTS IN CONNECSPECIAL ELECTION, TION WITH ANY FINCITY OF CORINTH, ANCING THEREOF. MISSISSIPPI WHEREAS, the Board of Mayor and Aldermen (the "Governing Body") acting for and on behalf of the City of Corinth, Mississippi (the "City") does hereby find, determine, adjudicate and declare as follows:
Notice is hereby given to the qualified electors of the City of Corinth, Mississippi (the "City"), that a special election will be held in the City of Corinth on Tuesday, the 21st day of August, 2012 for the purposes of submitting to the qualified electors (1) It is necessary and ad- of the City, the following provisable and in the public in- position: terest of the City and its citPROPOSITION 1 izens to have a special levy of INCREASE IN TAX twelve mills of ad valorem LEVY taxes upon all taxable propTO PERMIT erty within the City of CorIMPROVEMENTS inth, Mississippi for capital improvements/infrastructure work, including street im- SHALL THE CITY OF provements, constructing, im- C O R I N T H , M I S S I S proving, repairing, paving or SIPPI (THE "CITY") INcreating streets; drainage CREASE THE LIMITAwork, grant match funding, TION PRESCRIBED IN improvements of corridor en- S E C T I O N 2 7 - 3 9 - 3 2 1 trances, signage, handicap ac- MISSISSIPPI CODE OF cessibility enhancement, and 1972 AS AMENDED TO strategic planning and pay- AUTHORIZE A SPELEVY OF ments in connection with any C I A L TWELVE (12) MILLS OF financing thereof. AD VALOREM TAXES (2) Under the provisions UPON ALL TAXABLE of Section 27-39-321(2) Mis- PROPERTY WITHIN sissippi Code of 1972, as THE CITY OF CORamended, the City is author- INTH FOR THE FISCized to call a special election A L Y E A R S B E G I N on the question of increasing N I N G O C T O B E R 1 , the limitation prescribed in 2 0 1 2 ; O C T O B E R 1 , Section 27-39-321(1), so as to 2 0 1 3 ; O C T O B E R 1 , authorize a special, additional 2 0 1 4 ; O C T O B E R 1 , ad valorem tax levy for the 2015; AND OCTOBER purpose of obtaining addition- 1, 2016, THE TOTAL al revenues for the improve- RECEIPTS OF WHICH ments as discussed herein- SPECIAL LEVY WILL above. BE USED FOR CAPITA L NOW THEREFORE IMPROVEMENTS/INBE IT RESOLVED BY F R A S T R U C T U R E T H E G O V E R N I N G WORK, INCLUDING BODY OF THE CITY AS S T R E E T I M P R O V E FOLLOWS: MENTS, CONSTRUCTING, IMPROVING, RESECTION 1: The Gov- PAIRING, PAVING OR erning Body does hereby de- CREATING STREETS; termine that there exists a D R A I N A G E W O R K , need for additional revenues G R A N T MATCH for the improvements as dis- FUNDING, IMPROVEcussed hereinabove and does MENTS OF CORRIDOR declare its intention to levy an E N T R A N C E S , S I G additional twelve (12) mills of NAGE, HANDICAP ACad valorem taxes upon all tax- C E S S I B I L I T Y E N able property within the City H A N C E M E N T , A N D for the fiscal years beginning S T R A T E G I C P L A N October 1, 2012; October 1, N I N G A N D P A Y 2013; October 1, 2014; Octo- MENTS IN CONNECber 1, 2015; and October 1, TION WITH ANY FIN2016, the total receipts of ANCING THEREOF. which special levy will be used for the purpose of street imThe special election will provements, including con- be held in the following structing, improving, repair- polling places in the City: ing, paving or creating streets, drainage work, grant match Corinth City Municipal funding, improvements of cor- Building ridor entrances, signage, han- 300 Childs Street dicap accessibility enhance- Corinth, Mississippi ment and strategic planning and payments in connection THE CITY OF CORINTH with any financing thereof. BY: TOMMY IRWIN MAYOR SECTION 2: A special election shall be and the same ATTEST AND CERTIFY is hereby called and ordered to be held within the City of VICKIE ROACH Corinth, Mississippi, on Tues- CLERK day, the 21st day of August, 2012 for the purpose of subThe polls of said election
ATTEST AND CERTIFY VICKIE ROACH CLERK
The polls of said election will be opened at seven o'clock in the morning (7:00 a.m.) and will be kept open until seven o'clock in the evening (7:00 p.m.) on the aforesaid date and the said election will be held and conducted, as far as practicable, in accordance with the manner prescribed for holding of elections for the issuance of bonds by political subdivisions and otherwise in accordance with the laws regulating general elections in the State of Mississippi and City of Corinth, Mississippi.
MENTS IN CONNEC- John H Shows, Trustee for Phase I, according to the map #200608023; and TION WITH ANY FIN- Mortgage Electronic Registra- or plat of said subdivision Daily on Corinthian • Thursday, August 16, 2012 • 15 tion Systems, Inc., as nomin- file in Plat Cabinet A, Slide WHEREAS, on the 18th day ANCING THEREOF.
SECTION 5: The special election will be held and conducted by the Election Commission within and for the City and shall be conducted as far as practicable in accordance with the laws regulating municipal bond elections as provided in Section 27-39-321(2) of the Mississippi Code of 1972, as amended, and otherwise in accordance with the general election laws in the State of Mississippi and in the City. When the Election Commission shall have received the returns of the election and ascertained the result thereof, it shall, after having canvassed the same, forthwith make and return the results to the Governing Body of the City by filing a report setting out its action in the holding of the special election and the result thereof.
of April, 2012, Mortgage Elec- Vice President
of April, 2011, Mortgage ElecLegals Systems, 0955 Registration tronic Inc. as nominee for Mortgage Investors Group, assigned said Deed of Trust unto HSBC Bank USA, National Association, as Trustee for WFHET 2007-2, by instrument recorded in the office of the aforesaid Chancery Clerk in Instrument #201101718; and
cessors and Assigns, assigned said Deed of Trust unto Wells Fargo Bank, NA, by instrument recorded in the office of the aforesaid Chancery Clerk in Instrument# 201202125; and
WHEREAS, on the 5th day of July, 2012, the Holder of said Deed of Trust substituted and appointed John C Morris IV as Trustee in said Deed of Trust, by instrument recorded in the office of the aforesaid Chancery Clerk in Instrument #201203471; and
scribed, which Deed of Trust is recorded in the office of PLACE A MARK IN the Chancery Clerk of AlTHE SQUARE OPPOS- corn County, Mississippi in Instrument# 200701668; and
OFFICIAL BALLOT SPECIAL ELECTION CITY OF CORINTH, MISSISSIPPI TUESDAY, THE 21ST DAY OF AUGUST, 2012 PROPOSITION 1 - INCREASE IN TAX LEVY TO PERMIT IMPROVEMENTS SHALL THE CITY OF CORINTH, MISSISSIPPI (THE "CITY") INCREASE THE LIMITATION PRESCRIBED IN SECTION 27-39-321 MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972 AS AMENDED TO AUTHORIZE A SPECIAL LEVY OF TWELVE (12) MILLS OF AD VALOREM TAXES UPON ALL TAXABLE PROPERTY WITHIN THE CITY OF CORINTH FOR THE FISCAL YEARS BEGINNING OCTOBER 1, 2012; OCTOBER 1, 2013; OCTOBER 1, 2014; OCTOBER 1, 2015; AND OCTOBER 1, 2016, THE TOTAL RECEIPTS OF WHICH SPECIAL LEVY WILL BE USED FOR CAPITA L IMPROVEMENTS/INFRASTRUCTURE WORK, INCLUDING STREET IMPROVEMENTS, CONSTRUCTING, IMPROVING, REPAIRING, PAVING OR CREATING STREETS; DRAINAGE WORK, GRANT MATCH FUNDING, IMPROVEMENTS OF CORRIDOR ENTRANCES, SIGNAGE, HANDICAP ACCESSIBILITY ENHANCEMENT AND STRATEGIC PLANNING AND PAYMENTS IN CONNECTION WITH ANY FINANCING THEREOF.
SECTION 7: The Chair of the Election Commission, or his or her designee, shall be and is hereby designated and appointed to have the ballots prepared and printed for use in the holding of the special election. If the Chair or designee is unable to have the ballots prepared and printed, the Election Commission will appoint another Commissioner for this purpose.
WHEREAS, on the 19th day of July, 2012, the Holder of said Deed of Trust substituted and appointed John C Morris IV as Trustee in said Deed of Trust, by instrument recorded in the office of the aforesaid Chancery Clerk in Instrument# 201203344; and WHEREAS, default having been made in the payments of the indebtedness secured by the said Deed of Trust, and the holder of said Deed of Trust, having requested the undersigned so to do, on the 23rd day of August, 2012, I will during the lawful hours of between 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., at public outcry, offer for sale and will sell, at the south front door of the Alcorn County Courthouse at Corinth, Mississippi, for cash to the highest bidder, the following described land and property situated in Alcorn County, Mississippi, to-wit:
Commencing at the Northwest corner of the Northwest Quarter of Section 26, Township 3 South, Range 7 East, Alcorn County, Mississippi; thence run South 170.00 feet along the centerline of the Biggersville-Rienzi Public Road; thence run East 40.00 feet to an iron pin as found on the East right-of-way line of said road and the Northwest corner of the Stanton property as reference in Deed Book 230 at page 552 in the Deed Records of Alcorn County, Mississippi, said point being the point of beginning; thence continue East 290.40 feet along the North line of Stanton to the Northeast corner thereof; thence run North 10 degrees 18 minutes 48 seconds West 161.47 feet to the South right -of-way line of a public road; thence run South 89 degrees 33 minutes 34 seconds West 261.50 feet along said South right-of-way line to the intersection with the East right-ofway line of the aforementioned Biggersville-Rienzi public road; thence run South 156.85 feet along said East right-of-way line to the point of beginning, containing 1.00 SECTION 10: The City acres, more or less.
SECTION 9: If approved by a majority of the qualified electors of the City voting thereon, the limitation prescribed in Section 27-39321, shall be increased by the levy of an additional twelve (12) mills of ad valorem taxes upon all taxable property within the City of Corinth for the fiscal years beginning October 1, 2012; October 1, 2013; October 1, 2014; October 1, 2015; and October 1, 2016, the total receipts of which special levy will be used for capital improvements/infrastructure work including street improvements, including constructing, improving, repairing, paving or creating streets, drainage work, grant match funding, improvement of corridor entrances, signage, handicap accessibility enhancement and strategic planning and payments in connection with any financing thereof. Clerk shall be and is hereby directed to procure from the publisher of the aforesaid newspaper, the customary proof of publication of the Notice of Election and to have the same presented to the Governing Body.
(_____) AGAINST LEVYING THE TWELVE (12) MILLS SPECIAL LEVY OF AD VALOREM TAXES FOR THE FISCAL YEARS BEGINNING OCTOBER 1, 2012; OCTOBER 1, 2013; OCTOBER 1, 2014; OCTOBER 1, 2015; AND OCTOBER 1, 2016 FOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS/INFRASTRUCTURE WORK, INCLUDING STREET IMPROVEMENTS, CONSTRUCTING, IMPROVING, REPAIRING, PAVING OR CREATING STREETS; DRAINAGE WORK, GRANT MATCH FUNDING, IMPROVEMENTS OF CORRIDOR ENTRANCES, SIGNAGE, HANDICAP ACCESSIBILITY ENHANCEMENT, AND STRATEGIC PLANNING AND PAYMENTS IN CONNECTION WITH ANY FINANCING THEREOF.
I will only convey such title as is vested in me as Substitute Trustee.
WITNESS MY SIGNATURE, this 31st day of July, 2012. John C Morris IV Substitute Trustee 2309 Oliver Road SECTION 11: In the Monroe, LA 71201 event that a court of compet- (318) 330-9020
ent jurisdiction shall find that any portion of this Resolu- ksw/F12-1559 tion is invalid or unenforce- 3t 8/2/12, 8/9/12/8/16/12 13826 able, the remainder of the Resolution shall remain in full force and effect.
SECTION 12: The City shall submit to the United States Department of Justice, any and all documentation neF O R L E V Y I N G T H E cessary to obtain preclearTWELVE (12) MILLS, ance of the said special elecSPECIAL LEVY OF AD tion. VALOREM TAXES FOR THE FISCAL YEARS BEGINNING OCTOBER 1, 2012; OCTOBER 1, 2013; OCTOBER 1, 2013; OCTOBER 1, 2015; AND OCTOBER 1, 2016 FOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS/INFRASTRUCTURE WORK, INCLUDING STREET IMPROVEMENTS, CONSTRUCTING, IMPROVING, REPAIRING, PAVING OR CREATING STREETS; DRAINAGE WORK, GRANT MATCH FUNDING IMPROVEMENTS OF CORRIDOR ENTRANCES, SIGNAGE, HANDICAP ACCESSIBILITY ENHANCEMENT, AND STRATEGIC PLANNING AND PAYMENTS IN CONNECTION WITH ANY FINANCING THEREOF.
WITNESS MY SIGNATURE, this the Second day of August, 2012
Substitute Trustee’s Notice of Sale
WHEREAS, on the 6th day of March, 2008 and acknowledged on the 6th day of March, 2008, Jerry Barnes aka 1100 Sandy Springs, Georgia 30350 Jerry W Barnes, Single Solely, executed and delivered a cer404-417-4040 tain Deed of Trust unto BryFile No.: 1444212 an P Griffin, Trustee for P U B L I S H : 0 8 / 9 / 2 0 1 2 , Wells Fargo Financial Missis8 / 1 6 / 2 0 1 2 , 8 / 2 3 / 2 0 1 2 sippi 2, Inc., Beneficiary, to secure an indebtedness therein 13831 described, which Deed of Trust is recorded in the ofSUBSTITUTE fice of the Chancery Clerk of TRUSTEE'S Alcorn County, Mississippi in NOTICE OF SALE Instrument #200801321; and WHEREAS, on the 22nd day of August, 2007, David B. WHEREAS, on the 24th day White aka Donald B. White of July, 2012, the Holder of and Tammy C. White, ex- said Deed of Trust substiecuted a Deed of Trust to tuted and appointed John C Sharp & Fisher, Trustee for Morris IV as Trustee in said the use and benefit of Mort- Deed of Trust, by instrument gage Electronic Registration recorded in the office of the Systems, Inc., which Deed of aforesaid Chancery Clerk in Trust is on file and of record Instrument #201203434; and in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Alcorn County, Mis- WHEREAS, default having sissippi, in Deed of Trust been made in the payments of Book as Instrument No. the indebtedness secured by 200705123 thereof; and the said Deed of Trust, and the holder of said Deed of WHEREAS, said Deed of Trust, having requested the Trust was ultimately assigned undersigned so to do, on the to CitiMortgage, Inc., by as- 30th day of August, 2012, I signment on file and of re- will during the lawful hours of cord in the office of the between 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 Chancery Clerk of Alcorn p.m., at public outcry, offer County, Mississippi, as Instru- for sale and will sell, at the ment Number 201202459 south front door of the Alcorn County Courthouse at thereof; and Corinth, Mississippi, for cash WHEREAS, the legal holder to the highest bidder, the folof the said Deed of Trust and lowing described land and the note secured thereby, property situated in Alcorn substituted Bradley P. Jones, County, Mississippi, to-wit: as Trustee therein, as authorized by the terms thereof, by All that certain property situinstrument recorded in the ated in the County of Alcorn, office of the aforesaid Chan- and State of Mississippi, being cery Clerk as Instrument No. described as follows: 201203207 thereof; and 1 acre, more or less, located WHEREAS, default having on the East side of the Northbeen made in the perform- west Quarter of Section 26, ance of the conditions and Township 2 South, Range 8 stipulations as set forth by East, more particularly desaid Deed of Trust, and hav- scribed as follows: ing been requested by the legal holder of the indebtedness Beginning at a point on the secured and described by said East boundary line of said Deed of Trust so to do, no- Quarter Section, where the tice is hereby given that I, same is intersected by the Bradley P. Jones, Substitute North boundary line of the Trustee, by virtue of the au- Pleasant Ridge and Glendale thority conferred upon me in Public Road; thence North said Deed of Trust, will offer along the East boundary line for sale and will sell at public of said quarter section 387 sale and outcry to the highest feet, more or less, to the and best bidder for cash, dur- South boundary line of a ing the legal hours (between private road; run thence in a the hours of 11 o'clock a.m. Westerly direction along the and 4 o'clock p.m.) at the South boundary line of said South front door of the private road 345 feet, more County Courthouse of Al- or less, to a point where the corn County, at Corinth, Mis- South boundary line of the sissippi, on the 6th day of private road intersects the September, 2012, the follow- North boundary line of the ing described land and prop- Pleasant Ridge and Glendale erty being the same land and Public Road; then thence in a property described in said Southeasterly direction, along Deed of Trust, situated in Al- the North boundary line of corn County, State of Missis- the Pleasant Hill and Glendale Public Road 483 feet, sippi, to-wit: more or less, to the point of Lying and being in the North- beginning. west Quarter of Section 11, Township 2 South, Range 8 Being the property conveyed East, Alcorn County, Missis- in Warranty Deed from Marsippi, more particularly de- cu s C orn e l i u s an d w i f e , scribed as follows: Beginning Mandy Cornelius to Jerry at the Northeast corner of Barnes, dated 03/22/2002, rethe Northwest Quarter of corded 03/28/2002, in Deed Section 11, Township 2 Book 318, Page 338, in the South, Range 8 East, Alcorn Clerk of Chancery Court for County, Mississippi; thence Alcorn County, Mississippi. run West 1221 feet; thence run South 1387.5 feet to a point on the North side of a I will only convey such title as gravel public road, said point is vested in me as Substitute being 50 feet South of a fence Trustee. corner; thence South 54 degrees 40 minutes West 273 WITNESS MY SIGNATURE, feet along the North side of this 7th day of August, 2012. said road; thence run South John C Morris IV 28 degrees 40 minutes West Substitute Trustee along the West side of said 2309 Oliver Road road 136.3 feet to the point Monroe, LA 71201 of beginning; thence run (318) 330-9020 North 67 degrees 31 minutes West 215 feet; thence run 3t 8/9, 8/16, 8/23/12 South 22 degrees 35 minutes 13838 West 186 feet; thence run Substitute South 67 degrees 31 minutes Trustee’s Notice of Sale East 215 feet to the West side of gravel road; thence STATE OF MISSISSIPPI run North 21 degrees 10 COUNTY OF Alcorn minutes East along the West side of said road 151.6 feet; WHEREAS, on the 18th day thence run North 28 degrees of December, 2006, Connie 40 minutes East along the Miller and Joseph Miller Wife West side of said road 35.4 and Husband, executed and feet to the point of beginning, delivered a certain Deed of containing 0.91 acres, more Trust unto Charles E. Tonkin, or less. II, Trustee for Mortgage Elec-
On the ballot shall tronic Registration Systems, Nationwide Trustee Services, be printed substan- Inc., as nominee for Com- Inc. tially the following: merce National Bank, Its Suc- 400 Northridge Road Suite
SECTION 8: The City Clerk be and is hereby authorized and directed forthwith to prepare a true and correct copy of this Resolution and to certify the same to the Election Commission for the City as and for their warrant and authority for the holding of the special election as herein provided and Situated in the County of AlSECTION 6: The ballot required by the laws of the corn, State of Mississippi, toto be used at said Special wit: State of Mississippi. Election shall be in substantially the following form, towit:
is being sold “as-is where-is”.
ITE YOUR CHOICE ON STATE OF MISSISSIPPI THE PROPOSITION WHEREAS, on the 30th day Stephanie Fonteno, Assistant COUNTY OF Alcorn
OFFICIAL BALLOT SPECIAL ELECTION CITY OF CORINTH, MISSISSIPPI TUESDAY, THE 21ST All qualified electors of said City will be entitled to DAY OF AUGUST, 2012 vote in the said election.
ee for Commerce National A167 in the Office of the Legals to secure Chancery 0955 Beneficiary, 0955 Legals Bank, Clerk of Alcorn
(_____) an indebtedness therein de- County, Mississippi. Property
The foregoing Resolution was proposed in a Motion by Alderman Labas, seconded by Alderman Hill and was brought to a vote as follows: ALDERMEN - VOTED ANDREW B. LABAS - AYE BENJAMIN A. ALBARRACIN - AYE ADRIAN L. "CHIP" WOOD III - AYE J. C. HILL - AYE MICHAEL MCFALL - AYE MIKE HOPKINS - AYE
SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S NOTICE OF SALE
STATE OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY OF ALCORN WHEREAS, on September 21, 2006, Billy R. Wilbanks, Jr. and Tasha Genee Wilbanks executed and delivered a certain Deed of Trust unto John H. Shows, Trustee for the benefit of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., acting solely as nominee for Commerce National Bank, its successors and assigns, to secure an indebtedness therein described, which Deed of Trust is recorded in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Alcorn County, Mississippi in Instrument No. 200606134, and WHEREAS, said Deed of Trust was subsequently assigned unto JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, by instrument recorded in the Office of the aforesaid Chancery Clerk in Instrument No. 201201525 ; and
Having received a majority vote, the Resolution was declared passed on this 24th WHEREAS, the holder of said Deed of Trust substiday of July, 2012.
tuted and/or appointed Nationwide Trustee Services,
THE CITY OF CORINTH, Inc., as Trustee in said Deed MISSISSIPPI of Trust by instrument recorded in the Office of the afore-
By: /s/ Tommy Irwin said Chancery Clerk InstruTOMMY IRWIN - MAYOR ment No. 201201526; and
WHEREAS, default having been made in the payments of indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, and the hold/s/ Vickie Roach er of said Deed of Trust, havVICKIE ROACH - CLERK ing requested the undersigned so to do, on August 4t 7/26, 8/2, 8/9, 8/16/12 30, 2012, the Substitute or 13819 Appointed Trustee shall, during legal hours (between the hours of 11 o’ clock a.m. and 4 o’ clock p.m.), at public outSubstitute cry, offer for sale and will sell, Trustee’s at the South Main door of the Notice of Sale Alcorn County Courthouse in Corinth, Mississippi, for cash STATE OF MISSISSIPPI to the highest bidder, the folCOUNTY OF Alcorn lowing described land and property situated in Alcorn WHEREAS, on the 15th day County, Mississippi, to-wit: of March, 2007, and acknowledged on the 15th day of Lying and being in Smith March, 2007, Bobby Pound- Creek Subdivision, Phase I, ers and wife, Shirley Pound- County of Alcorn, State of ers, executed and delivered a Mississippi, to-wit: Lot No 13 certain Deed of Trust unto of Smith Creek Subdivision, John H Shows, Trustee for Phase I, according to the map Mortgage Electronic Registra- or plat of said subdivision on tion Systems, Inc., as nomin- file in Plat Cabinet A, Slide ee for Commerce National A167 in the Office of the Bank, Beneficiary, to secure Chancery Clerk of Alcorn an indebtedness therein de- County, Mississippi. Property (_____) scribed, which Deed of Trust is being sold “as-is where-is”.
CERTIFY AND ATTEST
WHEREAS, default having been made in the payments of the indebtedness secured by the said Deed of Trust, and the holder of said Deed of Trust, having requested the undersigned so to do, on the 6th day of September, 2012, I will during the lawful hours of between 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., at public outcry, offer for sale and will sell, at the south front door of the Alcorn County Courthouse at Corinth, Mississippi, for cash to the highest bidder, the following described land and property situated in Alcorn County, Mississippi, to-wit:
Situated in the County of Alcorn, State of Mississippi, to wit: Beginning at the Southwest Corner of the Northwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 4, Township 2 South, Range 8 East, Alcorn County, Mississippi; thence run East 607.3 feet; thence run North 622.1 feet; thence run North 15 degrees 20 minutes West 393.75 feet for a true point of beginning, which point is at the Northwest Corner of the Maurice Bradley lot; thence run North 15 degrees 20 minutes West 131.25 feet; thence run South 84 degrees 30 minutes East 125 feet to the West right of way line of a road; thence run South 22 degrees 40 minutes East 135 feet along the West right of way line of said road to the Northeast Corner of the Maurice Bradley lot; thence run in a Westerly direction along the North line of the Maurice Bradley lot 142.5 feet to the beginning point. I will only convey such title as is vested in me as Substitute Trustee.
WITNESS MY SIGNATURE, this 13th day of August, 2012. John C Morris IV Substitute Trustee 2309 Oliver Road Monroe, LA 71201 (318) 330-9020
FM/F11-0574 PUBLISH: 8-16-12 / 8-23-12 / 8-30-12 13847 SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEE'S NOTICE OF SALE
WHEREAS, on June 2, 2011, J. L. Aldridge and Rosemary Aldridge executed a Deed of Trust to J. Patrick Caldwell, Trustee for BancorpSouth Bank Corinth, Mississippi, said Deed of Trust being recorded at Instrument Recording Number 201102299 in the Chancery Clerk’s Office of Alcorn County, Mississippi; and
WHEREAS, on May 20, 2010, J. L. Aldridge and Rosemary Aldridge executed a Deed of Trust to J. Patrick Caldwell, Trustee for BancorpSouth Bank, Tupelo, Mississippi, said Deed of Trust being recorded at Instrument Recording Number 201002481 in the Chancery Clerk’s Office of Alcorn County, Mississippi; and
WHEREAS, on May 20, 2010, J. L. Aldridge and Rosemary Aldridge executed a Deed of Trust to J. Patrick Caldwell, Trustee for BancorpSouth Bank, Tupelo, Mississippi, said Deed of Trust being recorded at Instrument Recording Number 201002479 in the Chancery Clerk’s Office of Alcorn County, Mississippi; and
WHEREAS, on September 8, 2008, J. L. Aldridge and Rosemary Aldridge executed a Deed of Trust to J. Patrick Caldwell, Trustee for BancorpSouth Bank, Tupelo, Mississippi, said Deed of Trust being recorded at Instrument Recording Number 200805711 in the Chancery Clerk’s Office of Alcorn County, Mississippi; and
tronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for Mortgage Investors Group, Beneficiary, to secure an indebtedness therein described, which Deed of Trust is recorded in the office of the Chancery WITNESS my signature, on Clerk of Alcorn County, Misth day of August, this the 9 sissippi in Instrument WHEREAS, on July 21, 2008, 2012. #200608023; and J. L. Aldridge and Rosemary BRADLEY P. JONES WHEREAS, on the 18th day Aldridge executed a Deed of SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE of April, 2011, Mortgage Elec- Trust to J. Patrick Caldwell, Trustee for BancorpSouth tronic Registration Systems, PREPARED BY:ADAMS & Inc. as nominee for Mortgage Bank, Tupelo, Mississippi, said Deed of Trust being recorEDENS Investors Group, assigned ded at Instrument Recording POST OFFICE BOX 400 said Deed of Trust unto HSB R A N D O N , M I S S I S S I P P I BC Bank USA, National Asso- Number 200804348 in the Chancery Clerk’s Office of Al39043 ciation, as Trustee for WFcorn County, Mississippi; and (601) 825-9508 HET 2007-2, by instrument A&E File #12-01015 recorded in the office of the WHEREAS, on December 21, aforesaid Chancery Clerk in P U B L I S H : 0 8 / 1 6 / 2 0 1 2 , Instrument #201101718; and 2007, J. L. Aldridge and Rosemary Aldridge executed a 08/23/2012, 08/30/2012 Deed of Trust to J. Patrick 13846 WHEREAS, on the 5th day of Caldwell, Trustee for BanJuly, 2012, the Holder of said corpSouth Bank, Tupelo, MisDeed of Trust substituted and sissippi, said Deed of Trust appointed John C Morris IV being recorded at Instrument as Trustee in said Deed of Recording Number Trust, by instrument recor200800210 in the Chancery ded in the office of the aforeClerk’s Office of Alcorn said Chancery Clerk in InstruCounty, Mississippi; and ment #201203471; and Title to the above described property is believed to be good, but I will convey only such title as is vested in me as Substitute Trustee.
WHEREAS, default having been made in the payments of the indebtedness secured by the said Deed of Trust, and the holder of said Deed of Trust, having requested the undersigned so to do, on the 6th day of September, 2012, I will during the lawful hours of between 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., at public outcry, offer for sale and will sell, at the south front door of the Alcorn County Courthouse at Corinth, Mississippi, for cash to the highest bidder, the following described land and property situated in Alcorn
WHEREAS, on November 7, 2007, J. L. Aldridge and Rosemary Aldridge executed a Deed of Trust to J. Patrick Caldwell, Trustee for BancorpSouth Bank, Tupelo, Mississippi, said Deed of Trust being recorded at Instrument Recording Number 200707391 in the Chancery Clerk’s Office of Alcorn County, Mississippi; and
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$449. Laptop-Acer Aspire $119. LCD Acer Monitor 20” LED on September 5, WHEREAS, 2007, J. L. Aldridge and Rose$129. Microsoft Ofﬁce University 2010 executed a mary Aldridge Deed of Trust to J. Patrick Caldwell, Trustee for BanPlus a large selection of used PC’s Starting at $99.
corpSouth Bank, Tupelo, Mis-
corn County, Mississippi; and
WHEREAS, default has been South 82 degrees 45 minutes
WHEREAS, on December 21, 2007, J. L. Aldridge and RoseLegals executed a 0955 Aldridge mary Deed of Trust to J. Patrick Caldwell, Trustee for BancorpSouth Bank, Tupelo, Mississippi, said Deed of Trust being recorded at Instrument Recording Number 200800210 in the Chancery Clerk’s Office of Alcorn County, Mississippi; and
indebtedness, the Secured Party is hereby authorized to 0955 sell the Legals herein described real property in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Deeds of Trust.
East 79.5 feet to the point of the payment of said 16 • Thursday, Augustmade 16,in2012 • Daily Corinthian
NOW, THEREFORE, I, B. BRONSON TABLER, as Trustee in and for said Deeds of Trust, will offer for sale and will sell to the highest bidder for cash, at a public sale during the legal hours of 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on the 7 th day of September, 2012, at the South front door of the Alcorn County Courthouse, Corinth, Mississippi, the real property being situated in Alcorn County, Mississippi, being more particularly described as follows, to-wit:
Legals 0955AND LESS EXCEPT the following described property: Commence at the Northeast corner of Block 118 of Mitchell and Mask’s Survey to the City of Corinth, Alcorn County, Mississippi; thence run South 16 degrees 20 minutes West along the West right-of-way line of Jackson Street 15.7 feet; thence run North 82 degrees 45 minutes West 79.5 feet; thence run South 88 degrees 45 minutes West 127.45 to the East right -of-way line of Polk Street for the point of beginning; thence run South 16 degrees 20 minutes West along the East right-of-way line of Polk Street 45.2 feet; thence run South 73 degrees 40 minutes East 67.1 feet; thence run North 16 degrees 20 minutes East 66.468 feet; thence run South 88 degrees 45 minutes West 70.389 feet to the point of beginning.
0955 Legals IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF ALCORN COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI RE: LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF HELEN L. WEVANG, DECEASED
Detailed lists of each category as well as copies of the bid form may be obtained at the office of the Corinth Gas Legals 0955 Legals &0955 Water Department during regular business hours (8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.). Bid prices, ADVERTISEMENT FOR including delivery will be firm BIDS for a six-month period (October 15, 2012 - April 14, Notice is hereby given that 2012). sealed bids will be received by the Public Utilities Commis- No bid can be accepted which sion of the City of Corinth, contains any provision for Mississippi at the office of the price escalation, and the subCorinth Gas & Water De- mission of such a proposal partment, 305 West Waldron will constitute a waiver of the Street, P O. Box 1870, Cor- price escalation. All bidders inth, MS until 2:00 P.M., C.S.T. must be duly licensed to sell September 25, 2012 for items the product(s) bid upon. All as follows: products must be delivered F.O.B. to our facility in CorPolyethylene Gas Pipe, Butt inth, Mississippi. The ComFusion Fittings, Gas Valves, mission reserves the right to Gas Meters, Meter Loops, waive any informalities in or Gas Service Regulators, Gas to reject any or all bids. Pipe Risers, Brass Fittings, Ball Fittings, Ductile Iron Fittings, Advertisement for solicitaGate Valves, Fire Hydrants, tion of bids was authorized by Ductile Iron Water Pipe, Wa- the Public Utilities Commister Meters, Meter Boxes, Re- sion on the 13th day of Aupair Clamps, Detectable Un- gust 2012. derground Marking Tape, Valve Boxes, Small Tools, JOHN RHODES, General Electronic Measuring Devices, Manager M a g n e s i u m A n o d e s a n d City of Corinth Gas & Water Chemicals. Dept.
minimum 93 net horsepower diesel engine
0955 Legals Specifications and bid forms for this equipment may be obtained by contacting Chris Curtis at the aforementioned address or by phoning 662.286.2263. They should be addressed to: Public Utilities Commission, Attention: Chris Curtis, City of Corinth Gas & Water Department, 305 West Waldron Street, P. O. Box 1870, Corinth, MS 38835 -1870 and should be plainly marked on the envelope: Backhoe / Loader –September 26, 2012 Opening. Bids not marked as such on the envelope will not be accepted.
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WHEREAS, on November 7, NO. 2012-0440-02 2007, J. L. Aldridge and RoseTree Service mary Aldridge executed a NOTICE TO Deed of Trust to J. Patrick S&S Tree Service. Free CREDITORS Caldwell, Trustee for Banest. Ins. 25 yrs. exp. Area corpSouth Bank, Tupelo, Miswide. 662-415-3415. NOTICE is hereby given sissippi, said Deed of Trust that Letters Testamentary being recorded at Instrument have been on this day granRecording Number ted to the undersigned, Larry 200707391 in the Chancery All bidders must be authorServices Mills, Johnny Mills and Lynda Clerk’s Office of Alcorn ized dealers to sell the Neuhengen, on the estate of County, Mississippi; and Lying and being in Block 118 product bid upon. All prices EXTRA! EXTRA! Still RunHelen L. Wevang, deceased, of Mitchell and Mask’s Survey must include delivery to our ning! Drop-off Laundry by the Chancery Court of AlWHEREAS, on September 5, o f t h e C i t y of C ori n t h , office at the above men- Service. Call Jessica at corn County, Mississippi, and 2007, J. L. Aldridge and Rose- County of Alcorn, State of tioned address in Corinth, 662-603-5904. Pick-up & all persons having claims Deliver. mary Aldridge executed a Mississippi, more particularly Mississippi. against said estate are reDeed of Trust to J. Patrick described as follows: quired to have the same proCaldwell, Trustee for BanThe commission reserves the bated and registered by the corpSouth Bank, Tupelo, Mis- Commence at the Northeast Storage, Indoor/ right to waive any informalitClerk of said Court within sissippi, said Deed of Trust corner of Block 118 of SUBJECT TO right-of-way for ies in or to reject any or all Outdoor ninety (90) days after the date being recorded at Instrument Mitchell and Mask’s Survey to public streets and utilities. bids. AMERICAN of the first publication of this R e c o r d i n g N u m b e r the City of Corinth; thence MINI STORAGE 200705616 in the Chancery run South 16 degrees 20 The above described prop- notice or the same shall be 2058 S. Tate Clerk’s Office of Alcorn minutes West along the West erty is the same property de- forever barred. The first day Bids must be submitted on a PUBLISH: JOHN RHODES, General Across from County, Mississippi; and right-of-way line of Jackson scribed in the deed to Phillip of the publication of this no- form furnished by the Public Thursday, August 16, 2012 Manager World Color Street 15.7 feet for the point N. Pace et ux from J. L. Ald- tice is the 2nd day of August, Utilities Commission. They Thursday, August 23, 2012 City of Corinth Gas & Water should be addressed to: Pub- 13854 WHEREAS, the aforesaid of beginning; thence continue ridge et ux dated August 1, 2012. 287-1024 Dept. lic Utilities Commission, AtBancorpSouth Bank, pursuant South 16 degrees 20 minutes 1996, recorded in Deed Book tention: Chris Curtis, City of WITNESS my signature on ADVERTISEMENT FOR PUBLISH: Thursday, August to the provisions of the afore- West along said West right-of 283, pages 87-88, in the land MORRIS CRUM Corinth Gas & Water DeBIDS said Deeds of Trust, has elec- -way line 111.7 feet; thence records of Alcorn County, this 27th day of July, 2012. 16, 2012 MINI-STOR., partment, 305 West Waldron ted to substitute B. Bronson run North 71 degrees 27 Mississippi. Thursday, August 23, 2012 72w., 3 locs. LARRY MILLS Street, P. O. Box 1870, Cor- Notice is hereby given that 3855 Tabler as Trustee in and for minutes West 133.0 feet; Unloading docks/ JOHNNY MILLS inth, MS 38835-1870 and sealed bids will be received by all the above described Deeds thence run North 16 degrees I will convey only such title as Rental trucks, LYNDA NEUHENGEN, should be plainly marked on the Public Utilities Commis- Home Improvement of Trust and the indebted- 20 minutes East 10.3 feet; is vested in me as Substituted 286-3826. JOINT EXECUTORS- the envelope: Inventory Bid – sion of the City of Corinth, ness secured thereby in lieu thence run North 73 degrees Trustee. & Repair EXECUTRIX September 25, 2012 Opening. Mississippi at the office of the BUTLER, DOUG: Foundaof and in place of J. Patrick 40 minutes West 67.1 feet to OF THE ESTATE OF Bids not marked as such on Corinth Gas & Water De- tion, floor leveling, Caldwell, said Appointment of the East right-of-way line of WITNESS my signature this PROFESSIONAL HELEN L. WEVANG the envelope will not be ac- partment, 305 West Waldron bricks cracking, rotten Substituted Trustee is recor- Polk Street; thence run North the 13th day of August, 2012. SERVICE DIRECTORY cepted. DECEASED Street, P O. Box 1870, Cor- w o o d , ded in the Office of the Chan- 16 degrees 20 minutes East basements, inth, MS until 2:00 P.M., C.S.T. shower floor. Over 35 cery Clerk of Alcorn County along said East right-of-way Detailed lists of each cat- September 26, 2012 for items yrs. exp. Free est. B. BRONSON TABLER 3t 8/2, 8/9, 8/16/12 at Corinth, Mississippi, instru- line 45.2 feet; thence run egory as well as copies of the as follows: , SUBSTITUTED 13825 m e n t r e c o r d i n g n u m b e r North 88 degrees 45 minutes 731-239-8945 or Alterations bid form may be obtained at TRUSTEE 201203683; and East 127.45 feet; thence run 662-284-6146. the office of the Corinth Gas (1) Backhoe / loader, South 82 degrees 45 minutes & Water Department during minimum 93 net WHEREAS, default has been East 79.5 feet to the point of HANDY-MAN REPAIR SEW MUCH FUN! Monoregular business hours (8:00 horsepower diesel en- Spec. Lic. & Bonded, g r a m & E m b r o i d e r y PUBLICATION DATES: made in the payment of said beginning. A.M. - 5:00 P.M.). Bid prices, August 16, 2012 gine indebtedness, the Secured plumbing, electrical, Back-To-School items including delivery will be firm Party is hereby authorized to LESS AND EXCEPT the fol- August 23, 2012 floors, woodrot, car- or just about anything. for a six-month period (Octo- Specifications and bid forms p e n t r y , sell the herein described real lowing described property: August 30, 2012 s h e e t r o c k . Laura Holloway, 284ber 15, 2012 - April 14, for this equipment may be ob- Res./com. Remodeling 5379 after 5 or leave September 6, 2012 property in accordance with msg. 2012). tained by contacting Chris & repairs. 662-286-5978. the terms and conditions of Commence at the Northeast 13848 Curtis at the aforementioned the Deeds of Trust. corner of Block 118 of No bid can be accepted which a d d r e s s o r b y p h o n i n g Mitchell and Mask’s Survey to contains anytruck, provision for 662.286.2263. They should NOW, THEREFORE, I, B. the City of Corinth, Alcorn Put your automobile, SUV, boat, tractor, motorcycle, RV &beATV here for $39.95 UNTIL SOLD! Here’s How It Works: price escalation, and the sub- addressed to: Public Utilities B R O N S O N T A B L E R , a s County, Mississippi; thence Your ad will be composed 1 column wide and 2 inches deep. The ad will run each day in the Daily Corinthian until your mission of such a proposal Commission, Attention: Chris Trustee in and for said Deeds run South 16 degrees 20 will constitute a waiver of the Curtis, City of Corinth Gas & of Trust, will offer for sale minutes West along the West vehicle sells. Ad must include photo, description, and price. You provide the photo. Certain restrictions apply. price escalation. All bidders Water Department, 305 and will sell to the highest right-of-way line of Jackson must be duly licensed to sell West3.Waldron P. O. No exceptions. 4. Single item only. 5. Categories bidder for cash, at a public Street 15.7 feet; thence run 1. No dealers. 2. Non-commercial only Must payStreet, in advance. the product(s) bid upon. All Box 1870, Corinth, MS 38835 sale during the legal hours of North 82 degrees 45 minutes included are auto, motorcycle, tractor. boat, RV and ATV 6. After products must be delivered -1870 and should be plainly every 30 DAYS, advertised price of listing needs to be 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on West 79.5 feet; thence run F.O.B. to our facility in Cor-formarked on the envelope: the 7 th day of September, South 88 degrees 45 minutes reduced. 7. NO REFUNDS any reason 8. NON-TRANSFERABLE. Call 287-6147 to place your ad! inth, Mississippi. The Com- Backhoe / Loader –Septem2012, at the South front door West 127.45 to the East right mission reserves the right to of the Alcorn County Court- -of-way line of Polk Street for ber 26, 2012 Opening. Bids waive any informalities 864 in or not marked as such816 house, Corinth, on the 864 864 of beginning; thence 832 832 868 470Mississippi, the point804 to reject any or all bids. the real property being situ- run South 16 degrees 20 envelope will not be accepTRUCKS/VANS TRUCKS/VANS TRUCKS/VANS RECREATIONAL MOTORCYCLES/ FARM/LAWN/ MOTORCYCLES/ AUTOMOBILES BOATS ated in Alcorn County, Missis- minutes West along the East VEHICLES SUV’S SUV’S SUV’Sted. GARDEN EQUIP. ATV’S ATV’S Advertisement for solicitasippi, being more particularly right-of-way line of Polk CE tion of bids was authorized by described as follows, to-wit: Street 45.2 feet; thence run All bidders RE must beDauthorDU D CE DU RE REDUCED the Public Utilities Commis- ized dealers to sell the South 73 degrees 40 minutes sion on the 13th day of Au- product bid upon. All prices Lying and being in Block 118 East 67.1 feet; thence run gust 2012. of Mitchell and Mask’s Survey North 16 degrees 20 minutes must include delivery to our of t h e C i t y o f C o r i n t h , East 66.468 feet; thence run office at the above men2000 Custom 2007inFranklin pull JOHN RHODES, General County of Alcorn, State of South 88 degrees 45 minutes tioned address Corinth, ‘03 Hummer H2, Manager Mississippi, more particularly West 70.389 feet to the point Mississippi. camper, 36’, 20’ Harley 2006 GMC YUKON loaded, runs/ City of Corinth Gas super & Water described as follows: duty, of beginning. Davidson awning, 2 slide outs, Exc. cond. inside & out, Dept. looks perfect! 103k diesel, 7.3 The ltr.,commission reserves the 70 HPTO Mercury, Mtr. & Trans., Commence at TURN the Northeast 61” ZERO , COMright to waivefull anykitchen, informalit106k miles, 3rd row SUBJECT right-of-way for W&D, miles, blk w/tan exc. drive train, 4 seats, trolling PUBLISH: corner of , Block 118 ies in or to reject any or all MERCIAL 28 HP K OE- of public streets and utilities. seat, garage kept, front New Tires, int., 3rd row, priced tub/shower, 32” ridden very little, Thursday, August215k 16, 2012 miles, bids. good motor, Mitchell and s Survey HLER , 45Mask’ HOURS , NEW to & rear A/C,tow pkg., August 23, 2012 Must See low $18,950 fi rm. Thursday, like new, 1 owner, the City of Corinth; thence The above described propSony TV & lots more, work truck w/ $7900 loaded 13854 run South 16 degrees 20 erty is the same property deClear title. Serious $12,000 body defects, 662-728-3193 minutes West along the West scribed JOHN RHODES,$11,500. General in the deed to Phillip cash buyer only! 662-287-5413 662-287-5413. 662-415-8623 662-415-1202 or $8800. 662-643-3565 right-of-way line of Jackson N.orPace Manager ux from J. L. Aldcellet284-8678 901-592-8967. 662-286-1732 or 287-8894 287-3719 Street 15.7 feet for the point ridge et ux dated August 1, City of CorinthorGas & Water 662-664-3538. 415-8549 of beginning; thence continue 1996, recorded in Deed Book Dept. South 16 degrees 20 minutes 283, pages 87-88, in the land West along said West right-of records of Alcorn County, PUBLISH: Thursday, August -way line 111.7 feet; thence Mississippi. 16, 2012 A LUMA C RAFT 14’ run North 71 degrees 27 Thursday, August 23, 2012 2006 Wildcat minutes West 133.0 feet; I will BOAT 3855 , 40only H.P.such title as convey ALMOST NEW, PS, PB, thence run North 16 degrees is vested in ,me as Substituted JOHNSON TROLLING DUAL AIR, REMOTE 30 ft. 5th wheel 2003 CHRYSLER 2004 KAWASAKI 20 minutes East 10.3 feet; Trustee. MTR., GOOD COND., ENTRY, REMOTE START, camper, 2 slides, thence run North 73 degrees TOWN & COUNTRY FOG LIGHTS, DRL, STEEL MULE INCLUDES TRAILER, fi berglass ext., WHEELS, TILT, CRUISE, 40 minutes West 67.1 feet to WITNESS my signature this 3010 Model #KAF650E, 146k miles, $1200 OBO OR WILL CONSOLE, COMPUTER, INTERNATIONAL, awning, holding th the East right-of-way line of the 13 day of August, 2012.APPX. 35 MPG, AM/FM CD, extended cab, 3rd 1854 hrs., bench seat, TRADE. 731-610climate control, rear tanks, full sofa Polk Street; thence run North LOW MILES, 100K MILE tilt bed, 4 WD & Cat. engine door, low rider, 8901 OR EMAIL FOR WARR., MUST SELL. 16 degrees 20 minutes East sleeper, refrig., miAC, power doors, windshield, well 5-spd., 2.2 ltr., 4 PICS TO along said East right-of-way B. BRONSON TABLER cro., glass shower, maintained. Great for leather, exc. cond. line 45.2 feet; thence run AYLASISCO@ .COM , GMAIL SUBSTITUTED farm or hunting. $6500. call Iuka. recliner, sleeps 6, cyl., runs great, North 88 degrees 45 minutes TRUSTEE 662-415-9121 731-212-9659 $18,500 East 127.45 feet; thence run 868 731-212-9661. South 82 degrees 45 minutes 662-223-0056. 662-415-6262. East 79.5 feet to the point of AUTOMOBILES PUBLICATION DATES: REDUCED beginning. August 16, 2012 August 23, 2012 LESS AND EXCEPT the fol- August 30, 2012 lowing described property: September 6, 2012 13848 Commence at the Northeast 2003 YAMAHA corner of Block 118 of New factory EVOE 143,000 miles, loaded Mitchell and Mask’s Survey to V-STAR 1 owner, 5 engine w/warranty, the City of Corinth, Alcorn 1985 GMC 80 cu. in., 1300 mi. CLASSIC GOLF CART County, Mississippi; thence speed, 61,000 new wheels/tires, Custom Deluxe Very good cond. w/ looks & rides real run South 16 degrees 20 pipes & paint. Divorce mi., runs great. Exc. cond., $ along the West charger, 48 volt, minutes West work truck, heavy good! Sale. Over $13,000 good batteries, right-of-way line of Jackson 1-family owned, invested. duty bed, estate Street 15.7 feet; thence run property, $1300. $1950 662-284-6064 North 82 degrees 45 minutes 138,350 miles. obo 662-415-8180. West 79.5 feet; thence run 662-603-4786 287-5549 between $4500. South 88 degrees 45 minutes 9am-5pm. West 127.45 to the East right 662-415-8682 -of-way line of Polk Street for the point of beginning; thence run South 16 degrees 20 minutes West along the East 4-dr., 41,000 right-of-way line of Polk miles, dark blue Cruisemaster Street 45.2 feet; thence run ext. & gray int., Motorhome by South 73 degrees 40 minutes 2006 FORD East 67.1 feet; thence run , too many Georgieboy, 1997 GM 4 cyl. auto., CD/ EXPLORER North 16 degrees 20 minutes 454 ci chassie, 37’ extras to list, good XM radio, 36 WITH EXTRAS, East 66.468 feet; thence run WHITE, EDDIE with slider, 45,000 travel or work van, South 88 degrees 45 minutes BAUER EDITION, mpg. payoff is BLUE, LESS THAN miles with white Oak West 70.389 feet to the point will trade or sell. 42K MILES 1500 MILES, $11,400 of beginning. interior. $19,500.
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‘00 Ford F-350
16’ Aqua bass boat
2008 YAMAHA TTR 110E DIRT BIKE,
2011 IMPALA LT
1959 Ford diesel tractor
3000 series, new rear tires & tubes
1996 LINCOLN TOWN CAR
19 Ft. Heavy Duty FOR SALE Home Made 1961 CHEV. Trailer 2 dr. hardtop
SUBJECT TO right-of-way for public streets and utilities. The above described property is the same property described in the deed to Phillip N. Pace et ux from J. L. Aldridge et ux dated August 1, 1996, recorded in Deed Book 283, pages 87-88, in the land records of Alcorn County, Mississippi. I will convey only such title as is vested in me as Substituted Trustee. WITNESS my signature this the 13th day of August, 2012.
804 B. BRONSON BOATSTABLER , SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEE
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FISH FINDERS, NEW BATTS., NEW LED TRAILER LIGHTS, EXC. COND.,
1997 BMW Z3 ROADSTER
864 TRUCKS/VANS SUV’S
1991 Ford Econoline Van, 48,000 miles, good cond., one owner, serious interest. $7000 287-5206.
HEMI! Dodge P/U Magnum, V-8, Hemi race car red, 4 -dr., SLT w/PS/PL/AC/ CD, 2 WD w/51700 mi., 19.5 mpg, DLX Topper Shell Inc.
LOADED, EXC. COND.
2011 KIA SOUL
15,000 miles, 4 cyl. auto., fully loaded, black on black, 35 mpg.
Needs paint & body work $4000. 504-952-1230
816 RECREATIONAL VEHICLES
2005 AIRSTREAM LAND YACHT
30 ft., with slide out & built-in TV antenna, 2 TV’s, 7400 miles.
1999 CHEROKEE SPORT 4X4, 6 cyl., all works good except for A/C
2008 Jayco Eagle 5th Wheel 38’, 4 slides, exc. cond., $28,000 firm. Trailer located in Counce, TN. 425-503-5467
1996 FORD F150 4X4
stick, camouflage, 186,200 miles (mostly interstate driving), runs good. $3000 obo.
‘98 FAT BOY,
$1500. 731-645-0157 AFTER 4 P.M.
$2200 662-286-1400 or 662-643-3534
2002 BUICK LESABRE 286-6866 or 284-8291.
1999 FORD VAN
2000 DODGE CARAVAN,
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Van
Days only, 662-415-3408.
2009 HYUNDAI ACCENT
(bubble top), sound body, runs.
1998 Chevy S-10 LS,
2001 HONDA REBEL 250
662-808-7777 or 662-415-9020
2002 FLAGSTAFF 32’
travel trailer w/super slide, weight 5600 lb, can be towed with 1/2 ton truck, kept under cover all its life except when camping, has been used 3-4 times each year. Comes w/hitch & has new awning. Super nice! $9000. 662-287-5926 or 662-653-8632.
2004 32 ft Forest River Camper,
RAZOR 08 POLARIS
30” ITP Mud Lights, sound bars, 2600 miles.
C/H/A, sleeps 5, full bedroom, full bath, new carpet, & hardwood, fridg, stove, microwave.
2005 HONDA ATV TRX 250 EX
’04 HONDA SHADOW 750 $