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Daily Corinthian Vol. 116, No. 58

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• Corinth, Mississippi • 16 pages • 1 section

Aldermen ponder pants policy proposal Minister seeks ordinance to stop the sag BY JEBB JOHNSTON jjohnston@dailycorinthian.com

An associate pastor told the Board of Aldermen that the city should require saggers to pull up their pants. John Patterson, associate minister of New Covenant Baptist Church, asked the board on Tuesday to consider adding a

provision dealing with sagging pants to the public indecency ordinance. “We’re trying to gain respect — let our young folks know they need to respect themselves more instead of going around in the grocery store and different public places with their clothes all off their butt,” he said. Patterson believes it would help the city and not be a hindrance to law enforcement. He said children as young as 7 and 8 years old are wearing sagging pants. Alderman Chip Wood said he

believes it would be difficult to enforce a sagging pants law. Patterson replied, “You’ve got the manpower to go in the neighborhood and sit on corners and just watch folks ... You can’t stop for a minute and say, ‘Pull your pants up?’” The board took no action on the request. Alderman J.C. Hill said the police chief requested time to review the proposal. The Tupelo City Council recently adopted such an ordinance. Patterson said he is also on the NAACP prison committee, which will be asking the Leg-

islature to consider a state law prohibiting sagging pants. In other business: ■ The board received updates on four properties that have been targeted for cleanup. Aldermen gave a continuance to April 3 at 310 Tate St., which has been purchased by Taylor Heating & Air with plans for demolition of the building. The board also gave a continuance to April 3 at 1106 Ross St., where cleanup is about one-third complete, and at 1811 Droke, where a contractor has been hired for demolition and cleanup but

has not been able to do the job because of wet conditions. The ongoing Rhoades property cleanup on U.S. 72 is continued until May 1. ■ The board authorized the mayor to sign documents for PPM to conduct a phase one environmental assessment and asbestos testing at the old Wurlitzer property for $5,500. ■ Aldermen adopted the final versions of the ordinance establishing the entertainment district and the ordinance establishing a property tax break for revitalization in certain areas.

Center needs help to turn dream into reality House

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Hope Center needs Money BY STEVE BEAVERS sbeavers@dailycorinthian.com

The Hope Dream Center Mission of Corinth needs some help to turn its aspirations into reality. The Dream Center must come up with around $21,000 to meet the city building code requiring a sprinkler system for the 36,000 square-foot facility at 1223 Tate St. “It is a struggle right now,” said Center President Annie Saffore. “We know there are good people out there that want to help ... some just don’t know what we are doing.” What the Hope Dream Center Mission wants to do is provide a shelter for the homeless and troubled women along with their children in the old Tate Baptist Church building. U.S Sen. Roger Wicker and Corinth Mayor Tommy Irwin were part of the dedication ceremony in mid-January. “Our plans are to provide a place where the homeless and troubled women know they are cared about,” said Saffore. “You don’t have to be a bad person to be homeless. Unfortunate things can happen and put anyone in that situation.” Should it receive the variance request, the HDCCM is set to renovate the building into rooms that can house over 100 people. Plans call for the center to have 50 rooms available. Donations are also needed to help with bathrooms, furniture, beds, linens, along with clothing and shoes. Those eligible for the shelter must come in and fill out an application good for 28 days. If a longer stay is necessary, another

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Staff photos by Steve Beavers

Hope Dream Center Mission of Corinth President Annie Saffore says the center is in need of donations to make the shelter for the homeless and troubled women work. 28-day form must be filled out. Woman and children will receive meals, a warm bed and lodging with clean bathrooms. They will be counseled to determine their needs as well as how to avoid repeating their circumstances. “Clients will be trained to be

able to live on their on,” said Saffore. “If they need clothes, we will provide them and also have retired teachers come in to work with them if they need help getting a GED.” Clients will be required to help in the building’s upkeep. They will be expected to help with

the cooking in which they will be taught how to prepare balanced meals. “This will not be a place of leisure,” said the president of the center. “It will be a place for rebuilding lives.” Those interested in making Please see HOPE | 2

Disney trip effort reaches target BY STEVE BEAVERS

Police warn of email scams BY BOBBY J. SMITH bjsmith@dailycorinthian.com

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The numerous fundraisers and donations have paid off for a group of special needs children. The youngsters are going to Disney World after organizers met the $25,000 goal for the trip scheduled for late May. “The Lord has blessed this trip,” said trip organizer Havis Hurley. Money will continue to be collected to help with other expenses during the trek. A fundraiser is set for 5-8 p.m. tonight at Pizza Inn. The special needs group will receive 15 percent of what is taken in along with all tips. Modern Woodmen of America will match what is collected up to $1,000 during the three hours. Two $50 cash prizes will be drawn at the end of the night. Winners need not be present to win. “The money raised will be used to get each kid five shirts for each day we are down there,” said

Staff photo by Steve Beavers

The efforts to send a special-needs group to Disney World continues tonight at Pizza Inn. Modern Woodmen of America is set to match up to $1,000 of what is raised tonight. On hand to promote the event were (from left) Havis Hurley, event organizer; Sandy Henson, Pizza Inn owner; Nathan Letson, Keisha Pruitt and Modern Woodmen financial representative Steven Eaton. Hurley. “By wearing a different colored shirt each day, that will help parents keep a better eye on them.”

Hurley says funds will also go to toward purchasing food

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The Mississippi House of Representatives voted Tuesday on two liquor bills, narrowly defeating one and approving another that would allow Senatobia to have a vote on legalizing alcohol sales. House Bill 928, which would have allowed any municipality to vote to legalize alcohol sales, barely failed in a 60-59 vote. Local Reps. Nick Bain, Tracy Arnold and Bubba Carpenter all cast “no” votes on the bill, which was authored by District 59 Rep. Kevin McGee (R). The bill called for an election if 20 percent of qualified voters present a petition and would limit the availability of liquor to by-the-drink sales in restaurants and hotels. The Corinth Board of Aldermen recently passed a resolution seeking legislative approval for a cityonly vote on the sale of liquor, but the local legislative delegation has not supported the idea. Another city could be moving in that direction. Also on Tuesday, the House approved Bill 506, which seeks to allow Senatobia to vote on liquor sales, in a 76-43 vote. Attempts to return Alcorn County to a wet county have failed. Liquor was sold in Corinth for 21 years until 1989, when Alcorn County voters ended liquor sales and, in a city election, Corinth voters said “yes” to beer sales, resulting in a swap of liquor for beer. County referendums on the sale of liquor in 1993 and 2005 failed to pass.

The public should be mindful of ongoing telephone and internet scams — especially requests for money or personal information. One such recent fraudulent venture is an email that many local residents have received from someone claiming to be the Internal Revenue Service. In its subject line the email claims that the recipient’s tax return has been rejected. Under an official-looking IRS graphic, the email includes a link to site to “download the rejection file and resubmit your appeal.” Corinth Police Department Chief David Lancaster said it is not a general practice of the IRS to send out this kind of email. “The key to recognizing this is when someone asks you for something and you didn’t contact them first yourself,” Lancaster explained. “If they

ask for personal info — and you didn’t contact them first — you shouldn’t give it.” He said the Corinth Police have been dealing many telephone and internet scams lately. One of the most common techniques the scam-artists are using is to tell people they’ve won a large sum of money, but to receive it they must first send a smaller sum to cover shipping or other costs. “Any time you have to send money to receive money it’s a scam,” said Lancaster. In another variation, a person is told he has won a lottery or a sweepstakes which the person has never entered. “If you didn’t buy a lottery ticket or enter the sweepstakes, you didn’t win,” the police chief said. “We’ve got to keep in mind that very few things in life are free, and people are not going to send you money if you haven’t done anything for them.”

On this day in history 150 years ago March 8 — The Battle of Pea Ridge, also known as Elk Horn Tavern, began in northwest Arkansas. Van Dorn’s attack from the rear was discovered and countered and a series of charges failed to break the Union line.


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DISNEY: $450 per child is needed for the 62 kids CONTINUED FROM 1

vouchers for families. “That will help the kids eat each day and enjoy the Disney experience more,” said the event organizer. As of Tuesday afternoon, donations totaled $25,800. The Kiwanis Club gave $2,000 for the trip earlier Tuesday. “I run into people walking down the street and they give me money for the trip,” added Hurley. “It has been amazing.” A package was put together for the trip to see Mickey Mouse. Cost is

around $450 per child with the deal including transportation, tickets and accommodations for five days. Sixty-two kids and parents will be making the trip May 26 through June 1. Hurley, who has made over four dozen trips to the park, came up the idea for the magical ride while working with 18 of the youngsters. He started putting the plan into action in September of last year. Three more fundraisers remain for the trip. The group will be working at Subway on Highway 72

later in the month, at Sweet Peppers Deli, and is set to help with the Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast in early May. An account — Disney World Fundraiser — has been set up at Trustmark Bank for those that would like to donate. Donations can also be sent to: Havis Hurley, 1306 Orchard Lane, Corinth, MS. 38834. For more info about the special needs trip or to donate call Hurley at 662-643-3561.

Staff photo by Steve Beavers

Annie and Rev. Willie Saffore go over the plans for one of the rooms at the shelter.

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a tax-deductible donation can do so by sending it to Hope Dream Center Mission of Corinth, P.O. Box 2382, Corinth, MS. 38835.

An account has also been established at BancorpSouth. For more information about the Hope Dream Center call Saffore at 662287-5659, 662-808-1824

or 662-808-0347. “My heart just goes out to these women and children in our area,” said Saffore. “They need a place to stay at night.”

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Book signing The Northeast Mississippi Republicans are having a meeting and book signing with Wirt Yerger at the Corinth Library, tonight at 5:30 p.m.. Everyone is invited.   NFusion 4 meets NFusion 4’s governance council meeting is being held tonight at the office from 4-5:30 p.m. Refreshments will be provided. NFusion is a innovative new project which provides resource linkage, advisement, referrals and even services for youth between the ages of 1621. It focuses are on education, mental wellness, employment, housing and social networking. NFusion also offers support and guidance to not only the youth, but parents and caregivers. For more information, call Alicia Winkle, advisor at 662-286-2152.    Pickin’ on the Square  Pickin’ on the courthouse square has moved to a new location for the winter months to the old East Corinth School auditorium, corner of Third and Meeks Streets. Admission is free but a donation is taken for heating expenses to be able to get into a

good warm place for the winter months. The Hatchie Bottom Boys will be the featured guest band tonight. Pickin’ starts at 7 p.m. every Thursday night.   Art display Works entered into Northeast Mississippi Community College’s annual High School Art Competition will be on display in the Anderson Hall Art Gallery on the Booneville campus March 1-26. Art work from students representing each of the five counties in the Northeast district (Alcorn, Prentiss, Tippah, Tishomingo, Union) will be exhibited. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday 8 a.m.3:30 p.m. For more information contact gallery director Terry Anderson at 662-720-7336 or tfanderson@nemcc.edu.   Country music night The Joe Rickman Band will be playing on Thursday nights from 6:309:30 p.m. at the Burnsville city park building. Admission is $3, single and $5, couple. There will be concessions. The event is family-friendly with no smoking or alcohol. Proceeds go toward the community center.

Common Core: Helping parents understand what is about to come BY ADRIENNE SIMMONS For the Daily Corinthian

It seems that every other year educators have a “new way of doing things.” If it is difficult for teachers to grasp all the changes, imagine what it is like for parents. As a mother, myself, I worry about what my own child will be expected to know, and will it be effectively taught to him. Each state currently has their own set of standards, those items we are expected to teach at each grade level. However, when you look at the “grades” of all states sideby-side not everything seems to line up. In the past it has seemed that Mississippi schools were on the lower end of academic excellence, but is that really

the case? This past fall Lee County and Tupelo Public educators had the experience to listen to Bill Daggett, the chief executive of the International Center for Leadership in Education. He helped us to understand that we are not as far down the line as we originally may have thought. He said, “you’ve got to prepare the kids for the world they’re going to live in.” While most students grow up and continue living in the same vicinity they grew up, you do have those few who will move off. Whether it be to another state within the U.S., or to another country, we must prepare our students for the jobs that are not even thought of yet! Common Core will help to do just that! Common Core standards will be beneficial for our students because

RELIGIOUS UNITY How wonderful it would be if all religious people were united and all would speak the same thing. Christ prayed for unity of the

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believers. “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.” (Johm 17:21). Paul commanded unity of the

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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

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 Activity center The Bishop Activity Center is having the following activities today: Bingo, table games and puzzles. Senior citizens, age 60 and above, are welcome and encouraged to attend. Daily activities include crafts, jigsaw puzzles, quilting, table games (Dominoes & Rook), washer games and Rolo Golf.   Music exhibit “Music, Sweet Music” is the subject of the featured exhibit at the Tishomingo County Archives & History Museum. The exhibit gives visitors an opportunity to view phonographs, records, 8-track tapes, etc., used by artists to record their abilities in perpetuity.   The Museum is open to the public Tuesday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.   Zumba classes From now through June, Baptist Memorial Hospital-Booneville will sponsor a free Zumba class at the Westside Community Center every Thursday at 8:30 a.m. Doors will open 30 minutes before the class begins -- no one will be allowed to enter after the class starts.

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that unity is good and pleasant. “Behold, how good and pleasant it is

same mind and in the same judgment” (Cor 1:10). The Bible teaches

for brethren to dwell together in unity” (Ps 133:1)! 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). How tragic it is that the religious world has never been more divided than it is today. Many seem to think that division is necessary so one can choose what they believe. Some believe that religious unity is just not possible. However, the Bible teaches that division is sinful and wrong. Paul taught that God is not the author of confusion. “For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace, as in all churches of the saints” (1 Cor 14:33). A lack of respect for the Bible may cause division. The writers of

they are set up to help prepare students with the knowledge and skills they will need in order to succeed in college and careers. Common Core focuses on fewer standards each year, thus allowing time to focus on a deeper depth of understanding of the topics being covered. The standards are much clearer than what we have dealt with in the past. Common Core also focuses on putting the standards into kid-friendly language so students, themselves, will understand what is expected. We live in an increasingly mobile society. Common Core will help to ensure that families with children transferring to new schools will not have to adjust to new learning expectations. Parents can feel assured that their children will have access to the same high-quality education other students receive throughout our country. The standards will be the same across all states who are adopting Common Core. This will make transitions easier for students, and for their parents. There is a sense of more clarity and understanding of what is expected of student learning. There is a lot of talk about Common Core and a lot of information out there, but be leery of everything you read or hear. Two websites that are sure to be accurate are the Mississippi Department of Education (http://www. mde.k12.ms.us) and National PTA (www.pta.org). (Adrienne Simmons is a 6th Grade Language Arts teacher at Guntown Middle School in Lee County. A Corinth resident, she is working on her National Board Teacher Certification.)

the Bible were moved to reveal what they wrote. “For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost” (2 Pet 1:21). Jesus said...”Ye do err, not knowing the scriptures, nor the power of God” (Matt 22:29). Paul revealed all the counsel of God. “For I have not shunned to declare unto you all the cousel of God” (Acts 20:37). Are we willing to follow only the Bible to bring about religious unity?

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Deaths Holley Lee

Holley Nash Lee, 66, died of a brain aneurysm on March 6 at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. A lifelong Corinthian, she was the daughter of the late Martha Helen and A.Y. Nash. She received her master’s degree in elementary education from Memphis State University. Upon returning to Corinth, she served on the board of trustees of the First United Methodist Church, was an enthusiastic Girl Scout troop leader, and was an active volunteer with the American Cancer Society. Holley Lee’s calling in life was to befriend everyone she met. She was loving, wise, funny, strong, fiercely loyal, and yet tender. She loved unconditionally. She was never too busy to listen; her compassion and empathy for others allowed all to feel at ease in her presence. In addition to Spencer, her devoted husband of almost 49 years, survivors include her children, Ginger and husband Ben Sharpe and Allan and wife Kathryn Lee; her grandchildren, Spencer, Lizzie, Atlee and Benjamin; her sister, Sally and husband Dick Molpus; her aunt, Francis Dalton; nieces, nephews and cousins; and a host of others were touched by her generous and kind spirit. Funeral service will be held at 3:30 p.m. today at First United Methodist Church in Corinth with the Rev. Dr. Prentiss Gordon and Dr. Glenn Wiygul officiating. Burial will follow in the Henry Cemetery. Family will receive friends in the fellowship hall of the First Methodist Church from 2 to 3:15 p.m. “To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.” — Thomas Campbell Donations may be made to: Monroe Carell, Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbuilt, 2525 West End Ave, Suite 450, Nashville, TN 37203, or Mississippi Chapter for Juvenile Diabetes, 1640 Lelia Drive, Suite 130, Jackson, MS 39216. McPeters Inc. Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.

Q.T. Dixon

Q.T. Dixon, 74, of Corinth, died Wednesday, May 7, 2012, at MS Care Center. Arrangements are pending with Corinthian Funeral Home.

Grace Merrell

IUKA — Grace E. Merrell, 75, died Tuesday, March 6, 2012. Arrangements are pending with Ludlam Funeral Home.

James Sanders Sr.

Funeral services for James Ernest Sanders Sr., 70, were held Wednesday at Corinthian Funeral Home with burial at Corinth National Cemetery. Mr. Sanders died Sunday, March 4, 2012, at his home. Born July 20, 1941, he worked at Mississippi Polymers (Intex) and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a member of Unity Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Mary Sanders of Corinth; two sons, James E. Sanders Jr. of Corinth and Johnny Sanders (Cheryl) of Corinth; five sisters, Joyce Glidewell (Joe) of Burnsville, Hester Medley (Dale) of Iuka, Linda Sanders (Jimmy) of Corinth, Carolyn Hudson (Danny) of Iuka and Becky Waddell (Clay) of Cherokee, Ala.; six grandchildren, Miles Sanders, Morgan Sanders, T.J. Sanders, Whitney Yeagar, John Chandler Sanders and Jacob Sanders; and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest and Blanche Hardin Sanders, and a brother, Carol Sanders. Bro. Warren Jones officiated. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.

The Artist, PG-13, *****,Jean Dujardin, Berenice Bejo, John Goodman, James Cromwell, Uggie; The Weinstein Co; Director Michel Hazanavicius; length — 100 minutes Return to those days of yesteryear when films were black and white and without sound. Although “The Artist” has very little speaking in it, does have music and just the right amount of resonance at just the right times. The film is definitely worth seeing for the acting, creativity, originality, superb performances and vision. The orchestras in front of the stage and the acting taking place on stage are in sync with one another. I did not have the opportunity to see “The Artist” before the Academy Awards. After having won Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Director along with two other awards, the film made it to this part of the world. The last time a silent film earned the top prize was when the World

War I saga “Wings” was named outstanding picture at the first in Terry Oscars 1929. Burns A v i d Movie Critic movie buffs will be doing an injustice by not viewing this great piece of work. Communication takes place in many forms and the actors and actresses in “The Artist” portray this with extraordinary talent. The movie begins in 1927 just as George Valentin (Jean Dujardin) is at the top of his game in silent movies and stage acts. The audience becomes aware of his ego that all actors tend to have. After all, actors must have great confidence in order to perform before an audience or the camera. “The Artist” introduces a young inspiring actress, Peppy Miller (Berenice Bejo). She is talented with a truck load of charis-

The Rev. Peter Alexander Sr. was born into slavery in Nashville, Tenn., in 1801 and died at his home near Tishomingo at the age of 103. As a slave in 1840, he was sold away from his wife and two children to the Alexander family near Bishop, Ala. He was a handyman and worked as a type of overseer on the plantation. Because he was alert, useful and trustworthy, he was taught to read and write by members of the household; this was unheard of during this time due to existing slave law. At one point during his Alabama enslavement, he was for sale once again but he determined not to leave his second wife as he was

forced to do with his first wife. Fortunately, the deal was called RaNae off.He was Vaughn the father nine Historically of Speaking c h i l d r e n : Samuel Alexander, Parmelia Alexander Duke, Joseph Alexander, Solomon Alexander, Harriet Alexander Mann, Frona Alexander, Eady Alexander, Peter Alexander and Parilee Alexander Richardson. After emancipation, Peter Alexander moved across the state line into Mississippi where he purchased 640 acres of land.

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Much of this land is still in the possession of his heirs. He organized the Carter’s Branch Baptist Church and was its first pastor. Out of this church was formed the St. Peter Baptist Church after the question arose as to whether Carter’s Branch would remain in the Muscle Shoals Association or become affiliated with a Mississippi church association. St. Peters continues today as a part of the Muscle Shoals Association. When the Muscle Shoals Association was organized, the Rev. Alexander rode a mule from Tishomingo to Tuscumbia, Ala., where he represented his church in the formation of this organization.

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Other Views Is two percent enough to dismiss voter ID law? The U.S. Justice Department’s opposition to a voter ID law in South Carolina does not bode well for Mississippi getting approval for its version either. The Justice Department is using its authority under the Voting Rights Act to block voter ID in states with a history of discrimination against minority voters. The statistics that the feds cite now to show discriminatory impact, though, are much less convincing than they would have been during the age of literacy tests and poll taxes. For instance, in South Carolina, according to the Justice Department’s research, 10 percent of non-white registered voters do not currently have a driver’s license or other photo ID from that state’s Department of Motor Vehicles. That compares to 8 percent for white registered voters. Is 2 percentage points really enough difference to claim voter ID is unconstitutionally discriminatory? That’s a stretch. — Enterprise-Journal, McComb

Pilot program may help some school dropouts A plan to enroll high school dropouts in college will work for some, and it’s worth trying as a pilot program. But it isn’t going to be a cure for what’s causing most kids to quit school in Mississippi. The reasons for dropouts are varied, but the most common one is the inability to read proficiently. And that comes back to early childhood education — effective pre-kindergarten, not just babysitters — where state leaders looking to improve education aren’t putting enough emphasis. Hinds Community College and the Rankin County School District will partner next school year in a plan allowing recent dropouts and those in danger of dropping out a chance to earn their high school diplomas at the community college while at the same time working on college undergraduate courses. A bill pending in the Legislature would expand the concept to a pilot program in five school districts before expanding to all school districts in 2013-14. It’s a component of Gov. Phil Bryant’s “Mississippi Works” agenda. Give Bryant and the Republicans who now control the Legislature credit for innovation in trying to improve educational achievement in Mississippi. This includes strengthening the state’s charter school law, which is in the works. The dual-enrollment plan with high schools and community colleges will help a minority of dropouts who leave school for non-academic reasons. But if they can’t read well — and many dropouts can’t — we question how they can pass college work, unless they are given remedial courses, which shouldn’t be the role of colleges. Better to make sure kids can read before they reach the third grade. That is easier said than done, given the number of children coming from underprivileged homes where the parents themselves don’t read well. — The Greenwood Commonwealth

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Worth Quoting A man always has two reasons for doing anything: a good reason and the real reason. — J. P. Morgan

Prayer for today Dear God, help us to be sensitive to others’ needs — both physical and spiritual. Amen.

A verse to share Be careful . . . that the exercise of your freedom does not become a stumbling block to the weak. — 1 Corinthians 8:9 (NIV)

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Headlines confirm remaking of America mirror the diversity Anyone who beof the state. Whites, lieves America’s Asians, Hispanculture wars are beics, males, females, hind her should have blacks, gays, straights started out Friday and bisexuals are to reading The Washbe represented on ington Times. Patrick the bench in the proThe headlines on the three top stories Buchanan portion that they are found in the popuon page one read: Columnist lation. Yet another “California judges triumph of diversity asked to say if they over excellence. are gay.” Were an Olympic team “‘Tebow Bill’ for homeschoolers dies in Virginia or symphony orchestra to be chosen on the basis of Senate panel.” “Opt-out on birth control this kind of diversity, they would be a joke. defeated in Senate.” The “Tebow Bill,” named The California judges story dealt with the lately for Denver Broncos quarpassed Judicial Appoint- terback Tim Tebow, who ments Demographic Inclu- played high school football sion Act, which mandates while being home-schooled, a survey of all of the state’s was crafted to allow home1,600 judges — to find out schooled Virginia kids to how many are homosexual. try out for the tennis, footPurpose of the law: “Pro- ball, baseball and basketball mote and increase the rep- teams at their local high resentation of lesbian, gay, schools. The Virginia House bisexual and transgender approved the measure. But a Senate panel sank people in the ... judicial the Tebow Bill on an 8-7 branch.” The questionnaire sent vote, denying 38,000 Virto the judges asked each to ginia home-schoolers their identify themselves by race, last chance to play high ethnicity, gender and sexual school sports. Every Democrat on the panel voted as orientation. Forty percent of the judg- the Virginia Education Ases balked, refusing to reveal sociation dictated. But it is the top story in their sexual orientation. Welcome to 21st century the Times, about the 51-48 America. Under the old defeat of the Blunt AmendAmerican ideal, the lawyers ment, that best reveals the who proved the most quali- shifting correlation of forces fied by wisdom and experi- in the religious and cultural ence were to be elevated to wars sundering the country. The amendment of Sen. the bench. The new ideal is that Cali- Roy Blunt would have asfornia’s judiciary should sured Catholic institutions

and Catholic employers of their freedom to opt out of providing health insurance coverage for contraception, abortifacients and sterilizations for employees, if they have religious objections. The position of the Catholic Church on this issue is neither new nor is it unknown. It was reaffirmed in 1968 in the famous encyclical “Humanae Vitae” of Pope Paul VI. Artificial birth control is unnatural and immoral. Any government that orders Catholic institutions and employers to provide contraceptives, “morning after” pills or sterilizations for employees has crossed the line between church and state to trample upon the First Amendment religious freedom it was established to protect. Sandra Fluke, a 30-yearold student at Georgetown Law School, has emerged as the heroine of the Democratic establishment, being phoned by President Obama after her excoriation by Rush Limbaugh. And what is Fluke’s demand? That Georgetown University pay for and provide birth control for herself and all coeds and law school students. Fluke attends one of the most prestigious law schools in America. She is among a cognitive elite whose future is secure. Why should she not pay for her own birth control, even if she has to borrow money?

This is not an abandoned woman on welfare. Why should other students or the university be forced to foot the bill for Fluke’s exercise of her freedom to pursue her personal lifestyle? Georgetown University and its law school presumably remain Jesuit institutions. For Fluke to demand contraceptives or birth control pills for herself and her fellow students is to demand that Georgetown enable and subsidize behavior the the Jesuit community teaches to be immoral. Undeniably this episode, where the Democratic Party, traditional political home of America’s Catholics, is now demanding that Catholic institutions and employers be forced to subsidize what their church teaches to be immoral conduct, tells us much about the sea change that has taken place and is taking place across America. The America of Barack Obama that is emerging appears to be a country where civil disobedience may yet become a duty of traditional Christians and Catholics. The historian Arthur Schlesinger Sr. once called anti-Catholicism “the deepest-held bias in the history of the American people.” In Obama’s Washington, it is becoming so again. Patrick J. Buchanan is the author of “Suicide of a Superpower: Will America Survive to 2025?”

There is no substitute for victory for GOP Court, ObamaCare If anyone does a will be on the books year-end wrap-up until 2017, and probof the worst ideas ably forevermore. No of 2012, losing the matter how unpopupresidential election lar now, it will evendeserves to be high tually become part on the list. Rich of the permanent arA note of gloomy Lowery chitecture of the welwishfulness has enfare state, as unmovtered Republican National thinking of late. MayReview able as almost every other entitlement. It be a loss in November won’t be long before (if Mitt Romney wins the nomination) won’t be so Republicans are couching bad because a cleansing fire their criticisms of the prowill rid the party of mod- gram in terms of “saving” it. If Republicans hold the erates once and for all. Or, from the opposite point of House and at least a subview (if Rick Santorum or stantial minority in the SenNewt Gingrich were some- ate, the president’s ability to how to get nominated), a pass major new programs devastating defeat will teach will be limited. But the dethe party’s purists a lesson. bate over the Health and In any event, a Republican Human Services contracepCongress could foil Presi- tion mandate demonstrates dent Barack Obama’s nox- the power and discretion ious initiatives in a second attendant to controlling the executive branch. The adterm. All of this is hopefulness ministration came up with masquerading as hard- the rule mandating coverheadedness. No shift in the age with no exemption for balance of power within religious institutions all on the Republican Party, no its own. What could concongressional check on the gressional Republicans do president, no silver lining to stop it? Nothing. This is a theme. What can possibly outweigh the setback the GOP will suffer could congressional Reif President Obama wins a publicans do to stop the auto bailouts? Nothing. The second term. Assuming it’s not struck Libya War? Nothing. The down by the Supreme Federal Reserve’s quantita-

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tive easing? Nothing. They objected to the administration’s dithering on the Keystone Pipeline, so they included a requirement that President Obama make a decision in an unrelated piece of must-pass legislation. He escaped this trap — by rejecting the pipeline. This is the tale of congressional frustration when Republicans have been united. There’s no guarantee that they will remain so if their numbers diminish and if their standing with the public remains low. A cataract of tax increases set for 2013 will give the president invaluable leverage in budget negotiations. As ever, he will have outsized influence in setting the agenda. With one speech, he can take income inequality from an animating issue in Zuccotti Park to an animating issue in the national debate. He will presumably replace the liberal Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who will be 80 in 2013, with another liberal who will serve for another 30 years. If Justice Anthony Kennedy or Justice Antonin Scalia steps aside (both born in 1936), he gets the opportunity to shift the balance of the court for de-

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cades. There is no presidential election that is not said to be the most important in our lifetime. It was even said in 1996, when Bill Clinton won a decisive but not particularly consequential victory over Bob Dole. But Clinton had been chastened by the Republican sweep in 1994, and in a period of peace and prosperity, the country could afford to debate the meaning of “is.” Now, we are truly at an inflection point, between the Barack Obama and Paul Ryan approaches to government, between consolidation of the past three years of historic government expansion and rollback. The downbeat musings on the right are driven by the dreary primary season and the belief that the party’s nominee will be weak. But so is the president, who leads likely nominee Mitt Romney only narrowly. For Republicans, the general election is still winnable, and there is no substitute for victory. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review. He can be reached via e-mail: comments.lowry@nationalreview.com.

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State Legislators mull agency advertising bill The Associated Press

JACKSON — A bill pending in the Mississippi Senate seeks to pull the plug on all state agencies' ability to advertise. “Millions and millions of taxpayers' dollars are going for a whole bunch of bogus programs that are advertised all over the state and we're going to put a stop to it,” Sen. Merle Flowers, R-Southaven, told WLBT-TV. Flowers, the lead author of the bill, said much of that money spent is in radio. The bill which would prevent state agencies from using radio and television advertising to promote agency programs. The bill does not include newspapers and there would be some exceptions like public service announcements

required by the federal government. Legal notices and employment opportunities also would be excluded. If state agencies must use state dollars to advertise, then a bidding process would be required. “If you are going to have advertising we want it to be very competitive,” Flowers said. “We want to make sure that you have a bidding process and we have open contracts for the whole world to see.” The board within in the state Department of Finance and Administration would look over proposed ads to determine if they meet rules and regulations for advertising The bill does also does not apply to community colleges and universities. “We don't want to stop that but we just want to J7NÂ<H;;Ã?DL;IJ?D= tqxÃ;:K97J?EDÃI7L?D=IÃFB7D <?N;:Ã?D9EC; I H;J?H;C;DJÃFB7DD?D=

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the taxpayers' dollars and it's our responsibility to make sure they're spent efficiently and in the right areas and this is just part of that,” Brown said Brown said on many occasions the state has thrown money into advertising public notices

where federal dollars should have been used instead. “Anything that we can save a dollar on in this state, it has to be beneficial,” Brown said. The bill was sent to the full Senate by the new Accountability, Effi-

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House GOP struggles to make cuts in budget BY ANDREW TAYLOR Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Conservatives dominating the House are pushing to scrap last year's budget pact with President Barack Obama and impose new cuts on domestic agencies in an election-year drive to show voters they're serious about shrinking the government. The move is popular with freshman lawmakers elected on a tea party wave in 2010. But veteran lawmakers warn it will produce gridlock later, when Congress has to follow up the springtime debate on a broad budget blueprint with actual spending bills reflecting the new cuts, and get them enacted into law. Driving the discussion is frustration among many Republicans that they haven't done enough to cut spending or curb deficits that still exceed $1 trillion a year. The upcoming budget debate is maybe the last, best forum to demonstrate their bona fides to voters — especially core conservatives they're counting on to turn out in large numbers to maintain the GOP's majority in the House. “There is a lot of pentup demand from our members to show the American people a way forward to fiscal sanity.

We can't continue to have budget deficits of over a trillion dollars a year,” House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said Tuesday. “This is not sustainable. So our members want to show the American people a way forward, and they will.” At issue is the arcane way Congress does its annual budget. First comes a debate on a sweeping but nonbinding document that's called a budget resolution. It sets the broad parameters for follow-up legislation on spending and taxes. Last summer's hardfought legislation to lift the government's borrowing limit also set 10 years' worth of new, stringent “caps” on the Cabinet agency budgets set each year by Congress. Lawmakers followed it up in December with a $1 trillion-plus omnibus 2012 spending package that essentially froze dayto-day agency operating budgets. In the eyes of Democrats, the White House and many Republicans, a deal's a deal — the $1.047 trillion agency spending cap for fiscal 2013 should govern the upcoming round of spending bills. “I think that the $1.047 trillion number that was the crux of the bill last year is the right number,” said House Appropria-

tions Committee Chairman Harold Rogers, R-Ky. “It needs to be a reasonable number that will allow us to pass these bills, which by all accounts will require some bipartisanship.” A large contingent of Republicans, however, never supported the underlying debt and budget deal. And they won't support a GOP budget plan that affirms it. “The cap is a ceiling, not a floor. I think there are a lot of people in my conference that would not vote for it at $1.047 trillion just because of the frustration of that,” said Rep. James Lankford, R-Okla. “We have got to address more aggressively the debt issue.” Added Rep. Mick Mulvaney, R-S.C., “We're just trying to argue that we're really serious about spending less money. A key wrinkle this year is that because the so-called deficit supercommittee failed to agree on at least $1.2 trillion in spending cuts over the coming decade, a round of automatic across-the-board spending cuts will kick in next January. Much of the reasoning behind lowering the caps is that the automatic cuts — called a sequester — would effectively reduce the $1.047 trillion cap by almost $100 billion anyway.

Romney says he’s ready to fight to nomination BY LAURIE KELLMAN Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Mitt Romney said Wednesday he's “prepared to fight all the way” to become the Republican presidential nominee after padding his delegate count on Super Tuesday. Supporters of his chief rival, Rick Santorum, tried to elbow Newt Gingrich out of the race in an effort to give conservatives a clear alternative to the GOP front-runner. Gingrich, who won only his home state of Georgia in Tuesday's ballot-

ing across 10 states, said Wednesday he's pressing ahead and will “wait and see how the race goes.” He headed for Alabama and Mississippi, hoping to pick up more southern delegates next week. Super Tuesday gave Romney a narrow victory in pivotal Ohio and wins in five other states, while Santorum laid claim to three states. Rep. Ron Paul won none. The split decision refreshed questions about Romney's appeal to conservatives, and guaranteed more convul-

sion ahead as Republicans struggle to settle on a candidate to take on President Barack Obama. Leaders of a super political action committee supporting Santorum said it's time for Gingrich to step aside and let Santorum go head-to-head with Romney. If Gingrich remains in the race “it's only a hindrance to a conservative alternative to Romney,” said Stuart Roy, an adviser to the Red, White and Blue Fund. “And Romney simply won't be the conserva-

tive alternative to Obama.” The PAC has spent about $3 million on TV ads helping Santorum's White House bid, and Roy predicted that Wednesday would be “a good day for fundraising.” Santorum, who was campaigning Wednesday in Kansas and Mississippi, pointed to his wins in the West, the Midwest and the South as proof he can win across this country. Romney, in an appearance on CNBC's “Squawk Box,” insisted he's “getting the kind of support across

the party that I need to become the nominee.” “We've got the time and the resources and a plan to get all the delegates, and we think that will get done before the convention,” Romney said. His campaign announced that Romney raised $11.5 million in February, the secondbest month ever for the campaign. Still, that's not substantially ahead of Santorum, who raised $9 million in February. Gingrich, in a morning appearance on Bill Bennett's “Morning in America” radio program, said there's no evidence Santorum could defeat Romney even in a one-on-one competition. “If I thought he was a slam dunk to beat Romney and to beat Obama, I would really consider getting out,” Gingrich said. “I don't.” Gingrich spokesman R.C. Hammond said Alabama and Mississippi, which vote on March 13, are must-win states for the former House speaker, although he stopped short of saying Gingrich would get out of the race if he lost there. To that end, Gingrich dropped plans to campaign Friday in Kan-

sas, which holds caucuses Saturday, to focus on the southern states. House Republican Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia argued that Romney's claim to the nomination is inevitable, adding that Santorum and Gingrich “have not demonstrated an ability to do what needs to be done.” But in a morning interview on CBS “This Morning,” Cantor acknowledged there is still plenty of ongoing debate in “a robust party with many ideas.” Obama chose the busiest day of the GOP race to speak from the presidential bully pulpit, where he dismissed the Republicans' almost constant criticism of his administration. “Those folks don't have a lot of responsibilities,” Obama said in a White House news conference. “They're not commander in chief.” In addition to claiming Ohio, Romney scored a home-state win in Massachusetts, and triumphs in Idaho, Vermont, Alaska, and Virginia. Santorum laid claim to Oklahoma, Tennessee and North Dakota.

Gingrich to receive Secret Service detail BY KEN THOMAS Associated Press

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WASHINGTON — Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich was set to receive Secret Service protection starting Wednesday, two people with knowledge of the security plan confirmed to The Associated Press. They spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss sensitive security matters. The former House speaker is the third GOP hopeful to get a Secret Service detail. Mitt Romney has had Secret Service protection since Feb. 1, and Rick Santorum received Secret Service protection last week. Ron Paul is the only Republican candidate

without a Secret Service detail. Gingrich requested Secret Service protection last month. He was scheduled to campaign Wednesday in Alabama following his win in neighboring Georgia, Gingrich's home state. Alabama's primary is March 13. Secret Service protection is given to each major party's presidential nominee but can be provided earlier if the Homeland Security Department approves a campaign's request. Federal law allows candidates to seek protection if they meet a series of standards, including public prominence as measured by polls and fundraising.


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Jobless claims Economists expect jobless claims figures out today will be up slightly from the previous week, but still below 375,000. When jobless claims remain below that threshold, it usually signals that hiring is strong enough to lower the unemployment rate. Applications for unemployment aid have fallen steadily since the early fall and are down nearly 15 percent since October.

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Another record low?

Williams-Sonoma’s 4Q

Mortgage rates have been below a near-record low of 4 percent for more than three months. Cheaper rates have spurred modest improvements in the battered housing market. The average rate on a 30-year home loan fell last week to 3.9 percent. That’s just ahead of the 3.87 percent average rate recorded a couple of weeks earlier, which was the lowest rate since long-term mortgages began in the 1950s. Will the latest weekly survey by Freddie Mac show another dip?

Retailer Williams-Sonoma today reports results for its fiscal fourth quarter, a period that coincided with the holiday shopping season. The company, which sells high-end home goods, has benefited from affluent consumers' willingness to spend on luxury goods as the economy and the stock market have improved. It is expected to report a higher profit for its latest quarter.

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Thursday, March 8, 2012

Colts release Peyton Manning BY MICHAEL MAROT The Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts ended their successful partnership with a tearful goodbye Wednesday, when team owner Jim Irsay released the star quarterback rather than pay a whopping $28 million bonus while there are lingering questions about his health. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We all know that nothing lasts forever,â&#x20AC;? Manning said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Times change, circumstanc-

es change, and thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s the reality of playing in the NFL.â&#x20AC;? Manning and Irsay each paused frequently, fighting tears and their voices shaking, as they appeared together at a news conference at the Coltsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; team complex. It was an unusual and awkward scene, two men whose NFL lives have been so closely intertwined, standing side-byside in jackets and ties as they told the world they were splitting up. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This has not been easy for

Jim,â&#x20AC;? Manning said, â&#x20AC;&#x153;and this has certainly not been easy for me.â&#x20AC;? The 35-year-old Manning will become a free agent, and is expected to generate interest from a half-dozen or so NFL clubs, provided heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s healthy. Manning is coming off a series of operations to his neck and missed all of last season when his teamâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s record, not coincidentally, plummeted to 2-14. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Peyton is on the mend to try to resume his career,â&#x20AC;? Ir-

say noted. Indianapolis needed to cut Manning this week to avoid paying him a bonus from the $90 million, five-year contract he signed in July, although both owner and player insisted the decision was not really about money. The Colts are widely expected to begin moving on by taking Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck with the No. 1 overall pick in Aprilâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s draft. Please see COLTS | 9

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Kentucky, Syracuse stand out for top seeds

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COLTS: Bidding for Manning begins

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Irsay repeatedly used the word â&#x20AC;&#x153;rebuildingâ&#x20AC;? and acknowledged: â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re definitely a few years away.â&#x20AC;? Manning wonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t retire and hopes to be playing in the NFL at the start of next season. Still, he said Wednesday: â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll always be a Colt. I always will be. Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll never change.â&#x20AC;? The announcement was made in a room at the Coltsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; complex normally reserved for celebratory news conferences, such as the hiring of a new coach or general manager â&#x20AC;&#x201D; two other major steps Irsay took recently. The room is lined with banners honoring some of the teamâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s greatest stars, including, of course, Manning himself, flanked by Pro Football Hall of Famer members Eric Dickerson and John Mackey. Clearly, this was not an easy goodbye for Manning. He even got choked up while discussing all of the Colts employees heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll no longer be around, pausing to collect himself while noting: â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve got the greatest equipment guys in the world.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;I think about those type of relationships â&#x20AC;&#x201D; not necessarily always on the field, and the touchdown throw to win the game. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s the behind the scenes. The laughs. The stories. The times spent together. Those are the memories. Those arenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t going away. Those will be with me for the rest of my life.â&#x20AC;? Manning forever will be thought of around these parts as No. 18, the quarterback who led the Colts to an NFL championship, barking out signals while waving his arms at the line of scrimmage to change a play after reading the defense â&#x20AC;&#x201D; something he did as well as any QB. Heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll be remembered, too, for his record four MVP awards, his 50,000 yards passing and his 200 consecutive starts. Most of all, Manning will be the guy in the horseshoe helmet who turned around a franchise and transformed a basketball-loving city into a football hotbed.

EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB 22 17 .564 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; 20 17 .541 1 18 20 .474 3½ 12 26 .316 9½ 12 27 .308 10 Southeast Division W L Pct GB Miami 29 9 .763 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Orlando 25 15 .625 5 Atlanta 23 15 .605 6 Washington 8 29 .216 20½ Charlotte 5 31 .139 23 Central Division W L Pct GB Chicago 32 8 .800 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Indiana 23 14 .622 7½ Milwaukee 15 23 .395 16 Cleveland 13 23 .361 17 Detroit 13 26 .333 18½ WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division W L Pct GB San Antonio 25 12 .676 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Memphis 22 15 .595 3 Dallas 23 17 .575 3½ Houston 21 18 .538 5 New Orleans 9 29 .237 16½ Northwest Division W L Pct GB Oklahoma City 30 8 .789 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Denver 22 17 .564 8½ Minnesota 20 19 .513 10½ Portland 19 19 .500 11 Utah 18 19 .486 11½ Pacific Division W L Pct GB L.A. Clippers 22 14 .611 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; L.A. Lakers 23 15 .605 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Phoenix 17 20 .459 5½ Golden State 15 20 .429 6½ Sacramento 12 26 .316 11 ___ Tuesdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Games Charlotte 100, Orlando 84 Atlanta 101, Indiana 96 Boston 97, Houston 92, OT Detroit 88, L.A. Lakers 85, OT Miami 108, New Jersey 78 Dallas 95, New York 85 Wednesdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Games Utah at Charlotte Houston at Toronto, L.A. Lakers at Washington Boston at Philadelphia Atlanta at Miami Phoenix at Oklahoma City, Portland at Minnesota, Chicago at Milwaukee L.A. Clippers at New Jersey, New York at San Antonio Cleveland at Denver, New Orleans at Sacramento, Memphis at Golden State Thursdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Games Orlando at Chicago, 7 p.m. Dallas at Phoenix, 9:30 p.m. Fridayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Games New Jersey at Charlotte, 6 p.m. Utah at Philadelphia, 6 p.m. Portland at Boston, 6:30 p.m. Atlanta at Detroit, 6:30 p.m. Cleveland at Oklahoma City, 7 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Minnesota, 7 p.m. L.A. Clippers at San Antonio, 7:30 p.m. New York at Milwaukee, 7:30 p.m. New Orleans at Denver, 8 p.m. Dallas at Sacramento, 9 p.m. Philadelphia Boston New York Toronto New Jersey

Pro hockey NHL standings EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA 65 42 16 7 91 180 137 65 39 21 5 83 209 168 65 37 21 7 81 213 193

N.Y. Rangers Pittsburgh Philadelphia

New Jersey 66 37 24 5 79 184 176 N.Y. Islanders 66 28 29 9 65 155 195 Northeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Boston 65 39 23 3 81 214 154 Ottawa 68 35 25 8 78 209 201 Buffalo 66 30 28 8 68 163 186 Toronto 66 30 29 7 67 198 206 Montreal 67 25 32 10 60 174 189 Southeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Florida 65 31 22 12 74 163 184 Winnipeg 67 32 27 8 72 176 187 Washington 66 32 28 6 70 175 188 Tampa Bay 66 31 29 6 68 187 226 Carolina 66 25 27 14 64 175 200 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA St. Louis 67 42 18 7 91 174 132 Detroit 67 43 21 3 89 211 156 Nashville 66 38 21 7 83 188 171 Chicago 68 36 25 7 79 203 200 Columbus 66 21 38 7 49 156 216 Northwest Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Vancouver 67 41 18 8 90 211 166 Colorado 68 35 29 4 74 178 181 Calgary 67 30 25 12 72 164 185 Minnesota 67 28 29 10 66 144 187 Edmonton 66 26 34 6 58 175 198 Pacific Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Dallas 67 36 26 5 77 179 180 Phoenix 67 33 25 9 75 173 170 San Jose 65 33 24 8 74 181 166 Los Angeles 66 31 23 12 74 147 143 Anaheim 67 29 28 10 68 170 188 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Tuesdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Games Edmonton 3, San Jose 2, SO Boston 5, Toronto 4 New Jersey 4, N.Y. Rangers 1 Philadelphia 3, Detroit 2 Carolina 4, Washington 3, OT Columbus 3, Phoenix 2 Ottawa 7, Tampa Bay 3 St. Louis 5, Chicago 1 Los Angeles 5, Nashville 4 Colorado 7, Minnesota 1 Calgary 5, Montreal 4 Dallas 5, Vancouver 2 Wednesdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Games Carolina at Buffalo Toronto at Pittsburgh Thursdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Games Buffalo at Boston, 6 p.m. N.Y. Islanders at New Jersey, 6 p.m. Florida at Philadelphia, 6 p.m. Tampa Bay at Washington, 76p.m. Los Angeles at Columbus, 6 p.m. N.Y. Rangers at Ottawa, 6:30 p.m. Anaheim at St. Louis, 7 p.m. Colorado at Nashville, 7 p.m. San Jose at Dallas, 7:30 p.m. Minnesota at Phoenix, 8 p.m. Montreal at Edmonton, 8:30 p.m. Winnipeg at Vancouver, 9 p.m. Fridayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Games Florida at Pittsburgh, 6 p.m. Los Angeles at Detroit, 6:30 p.m. N.Y. Rangers at Chicago, 7:30 p.m. Winnipeg at Calgary, 8 p.m.

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NATIONAL LEAGUE W L Pct Houston 4 1 .800 Milwaukee 2 1 .667 San Francisco 3 2 .600 Chicago 2 2 .500 Cincinnati 2 2 .500 Los Angeles 1 1 .500 New York 2 2 .500 Washington 2 2 .500 Philadelphia 2 3 .400 Pittsburgh 2 3 .400 Colorado 1 2 .333 Miami 1 2 .333 Arizona 1 4 .200 Atlanta 1 4 .200 San Diego 1 4 .200 St. Louis 0 2 .000 NOTE: Split-squad games count in the standings; games against nonmajor league teams do not. ___ Wednesdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Games Tampa Bay 4, N.Y. Yankees 0 Washington 3, St. Louis 3, tie Houston 10, Philadelphia 3 N.Y. Mets 7, Miami 0 Baltimore 6, Minnesota 0 Detroit 5, Atlanta 1 Toronto (ss) 3, Boston 3, tie Toronto (ss) 8, Pittsburgh 6 Chicago Cubs 6, Kansas City 4 San Francisco 8, Colorado 6 Texas 6, San Diego (ss) 2 Milwaukee 10, Chicago White Sox 6 Seattle vs. L.A. Angels at Tempe, Ariz., 3:05 p.m. Oakland 3, L.A. Dodgers 3, tie San Diego (ss) 5, Cincinnati 0 Cleveland 10, Arizona 2 Thursdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Games N.Y. Yankees vs. Toronto at Dunedin, Fla., 21:05 p.m. Atlanta vs. Baltimore at Sarasota, Fla., 12:05 p.m. Houston vs. Washington at Viera, Fla., 12:05 p.m. Pittsburgh vs. Philadelphia at Clearwater, Fla., 12:05 p.m. Tampa Bay (ss) vs. Minnesota at Fort Myers, Fla., 12:05 p.m. Boston vs. St. Louis at Jupiter, Fla., 12:05 p.m. Detroit vs. Tampa Bay (ss) at Port Charlotte, Fla., 12:05 p.m. Miami vs. N.Y. Mets at Port St. Lucie, Fla., 12:10 p.m. L.A. Angels vs. Cleveland at Goodyear, Ariz., 2:05 p.m. San Francisco vs. San Diego at Peoria, Ariz., 2:05 p.m. Cincinnati vs. Milwaukee at Phoenix, 2:05 p.m. Seattle vs. Chicago Cubs at Mesa, Ariz., 2:05 p.m. Oakland vs. L.A. Dodgers at Glendale, Ariz., 2:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox vs. Texas at Surprise, Ariz., 2:05 p.m. Kansas City vs. Colorado at Scottsdale, Ariz., 2:10 p.m. Fridayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Games St. Louis vs. Minnesota at Fort Myers, Fla., 12:05 p.m. Baltimore vs. Tampa Bay at Port Charlotte, Fla., 12:05 p.m. Toronto vs. Houston at Kissimmee, Fla., 12:05 p.m. Atlanta (ss) vs. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa, Fla., 12:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets vs. Atlanta (ss) at Kissimmee, Fla., 12:05 p.m. Philadelphia vs. Detroit at Lakeland, Fla., 12:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs vs. Chicago White Sox at Glendale, Ariz., 2:05 p.m. Cleveland vs. Milwaukee at Phoenix, 2:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers vs. Texas at Surprise, Ariz., 2:05 p.m. Cincinnati (ss) vs. San Francisco at Scottsdale, Ariz., 2:05 p.m. Arizona vs. Seattle at Peoria, Ariz., 2:05 p.m. Kansas City vs. Cincinnati (ss) at Goodyear, Ariz., 2:05 p.m.

San Diego vs. L.A. Angels at Tempe, Ariz., 2:05 p.m. Oakland vs. Colorado at Scottsdale, Ariz., 2:10 p.m. Washington vs. Miami at Jupiter, Fla., 6:05 p.m. Pittsburgh vs. Boston at Fort Myers, Fla., 6:05 p.m.

Miscellaneous Transactions BASEBALL American League NEW YORK YANKEES â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Agreed to terms with 2B David Adams, OF Zoilo Almonte, RHP Dellin Betances, LHP Cesar Cabral, C Francisco Cervelli, 2B Corban Joseph, RHP George Kontos, 3B Brandon Laird, OF Justin Maxwell, OF Melky Mesa, RHP Brad Meyers, RHP William Mitchell, RHP Ivan Nova, SS Eduardo Nunez, SS Ramiro Pena, RHP David Phelps, RHP Michael Pineda, C Austin Romine and RHP Cory Wade on oneyear contracts. SEATTLE MARINERS â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Announced the retirement of INF Carlos Guillen. International League SCRANTON/WILKES-BARRE YANKEES â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Announced team will be called Empire State Yankees this season. Can-Am League NEW JERSEY JACKALS â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Signed LHP Jon Kibler. BASKETBALL National Basketball Association NBA â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Fined Dallas G Jason Kidd $25,000 for for public criticism of officiating after Mondayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s game. FOOTBALL National Football League INDIANAPOLIS COLTS â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Released QB Peyton Manning. SEATTLE SEAHAWKS â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Released CB Marcus Trufant. HOCKEY National Hockey League DETROIT RED WINGS â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Assigned F Chris Connor to Grand Rapids (AHL). Extended their affiliation agreement with Grand Rapids (AHL) for five years through the 2016-17 season. SOCCER Major League Soccer CHICAGO FIRE â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Signed D Arne Friedrich. FC DALLAS â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Named Fernando Clavijo technical director. COLLEGE NEBRASKA â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Named Terry Joseph defensive secondary coach.OPâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;Fired menâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s basketball coach Randy Peele.

Television Thursdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s lineup Schedule subject to change and/or blackouts. CYCLING 3:30 p.m. (NBCSN) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Paris-Nice, stage 5, Onet-le-Chateau to Mende, France (same-day tape) GOLF 1 p.m. (TGC) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; PGA Tour-WGC, Cadillac Championship, first round, at Doral, Fla. 5:30 p.m. (TGC) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; PGA Tour, Puerto Rico Open, first round, at Rio Grande, Puerto Rico (same-day tape) MENâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 11 a.m. (ESPN) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Big East Conference, quarterfinal, Syracuse vs. West Virginia-UConn-DePaul winner, at New York 11:30 a.m. (ESPN2) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Big 12 Conference, quarterfinal, Kansas St. vs. Baylor, at Kansas City, Mo. 1 p.m. (ESPN) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Big East Conference, quarterfinal, Cincinnati vs. Georgetown-St. Johnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s-Pittsburgh winner, at New York 1:30 p.m. (ESPN2) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Big 12 Conference, quarterfinal, Kansas vs. Oklahoma-Texas A&M winner, at Kansas City, Mo. 2 p.m. (FSN) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Regional coverage,

Daily Corinthian â&#x20AC;˘ 9 Pac-12 Conference, quarterfinal, Washington vs. Washington St.-Oregon St. winner, at Los Angeles or, at 2:30 p.m., womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Big 12 Conference, quarterfinal, teams TBD, at Kansas City, Mo. 4 p.m. (ESPN2) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Big Ten Conference, first round, Northwestern vs. Minnesota, at Indianapolis 4:30 p.m. (FSN) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Regional coverage, Pac-12 Conference, quarterfinal, Arizona vs. UCLA-Southern Cal winner, at Los Angeles OR, at 6 p.m., womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Big 12 Conference, quarterfinal, Oklahoma vs. Oklahoma St.-Missouri winner, at Kansas City, Mo. 6 p.m. (ESPN) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Big East Conference, quarterfinal, Marquette vs. Louisville-Seton Hall-Providence winner, at New York 6:30 p.m. ((ESPN2) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Big Ten Conference, first round, Purdue vs. Nebraska, at Indianapolis 8 p.m. (ESPN) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Big East Conference, quarterfinal, Notre Dame vs. USF-Rutgers-Villanova winner, at New York (FSN) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Regional coverage, Pac-12 Conference, quarterfinal, California vs. Stanford-Arizona St. winner, at Los Angeles OR, at 8:30 p.m., womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Big 12 Conference, quarterfinal, Texas A&M vs. Kansas, at Kansas City, Mo. 10:30 p.m. (FSN) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Pac-12 Conference, quarterfinal, Oregon vs. Colorado-Utah winner, at Los Angeles NBA BASKETBALL 7 p.m. (TNT) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Orlando at Chicago 9:30 p.m. (TNT) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Dallas at Phoenix WOMENâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 11 a.m. (FSN) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Big 12 Conference, quarterfinal, Iowa St. vs. Kansas St., at Kansas City, Mo.

College basketball Wednesdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s men scores TOURNAMENT Big East Conference Second Round Georgetown 64, Pittsburgh 52 UConn 71, West Virginia 67, OT Conference USA First Round East Carolina 68, Rice 66 Marshall 74, SMU 56 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Quarterfinals Hampton 59, Savannah St. 46 Pacific-12 Conference First Round Oregon St. 69, Washington St. 64 Southland Conference Quarterfinals Lamar 76, Northwestern St. 69 First Round Stephen F. Austin 68, Sam Houston St. 46 Southwestern Athletic Conference First Round Texas Southern 75, Alabama A&M 62

Womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s scores TOURNAMENT Conference USA First Round East Carolina 59, Tulsa 49 SMU 53, Marshall 52 Southern Miss. 71, UCF 49 Mid-American Conference Second Round Cent. Michigan 58, Ohio 55 N. Illinois 61, Akron 60 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Quarterfinals Hampton 61, Norfolk St. 40 Howard 57, SC State 42 Mountain West Conference First Round San Diego St. 68, Air Force 58 Wyoming 61, TCU 44 Pacific-12 Conference First Round Arizona 61, UCLA 57 Washington 72, Oregon 56

Cabrera homers for first time Associated press

LAKELAND, Fla. â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Miguel Cabreraâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s first home run of the spring was quite a sight. Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland would rather see some more groundballs hit at his new third baseman. Cabrera led off the third inning with a mighty home run over the left field berm in the Tigersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; 5-1 over the Atlanta Braves, but he had only one ball hit toward him at third base. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t ever worry about him hitting,â&#x20AC;? Leyland said of the American League batting champion. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I want to see him get some action to get used to fielding the ball. I canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t play him nine innings, and at the end of five innings he hasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t had many groundballs.â&#x20AC;? Cabrera, moving to third base this spring to accommodate Prince

Fielder at first base, made a good play on the ball hit to him Wednesday, saving rookie right-hander Jacob Turner from a big inning. With two on and none out, the Bravesâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Tyler Pastornicky hit a chopper that Cabrera had to come in on and then throw across his body for the out at first base. â&#x20AC;&#x153;He made a good play on a guy that can run,â&#x20AC;? Leyland said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s only a tough play if you worry about making a perfect throw,â&#x20AC;? said Cabrera, who played third base in his first four major league seasons. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I just tried to get to it and not worry so much about the throw.â&#x20AC;? Ryan Raburnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s two-run triple highlighted a fourrun inning off Atlanta starter Brandon Beachy. Ryan Strieby and Clete Thomas also had hits in the inning, costing Beachy

a loss in his first spring start. â&#x20AC;&#x153;At this point last year, if I go out and do this, Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m at a totally different place in my mind,â&#x20AC;? said Beachy, who has a spot in the Bravesâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; rotation. â&#x20AC;&#x153;But today I felt good, and thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s always the No. 1 thing when you go out there for the first time.â&#x20AC;? The 20-year-old Turner, bidding for the fifth spot in Detroitâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s rotation, didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t get through the second inning because of four walks. â&#x20AC;&#x153;You want to get ready for the season, but at the same time you want to show what you can do out there. It wasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t my best day,â&#x20AC;? he said. Luis Marte came in to shut down the Braves and get the win. Left-hander Andy Oliver pitched three shutout innings for the Tigers.

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â&#x20AC;&#x153;The fact of the matter is, conference RPI and conference rankings are not brought up in the rating room at all,â&#x20AC;? Hathaway said, speaking to a change the selection committee made in the time since he joined five years ago. He said the knee injury to freshman Branden Dawson of Michigan State, denying the Spartans of an eight-point, four-rebound player as they head into the postseason, could play into their seeding. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The ... great thing about this situation is, weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re going to have the ability to see Michigan State play without himâ&#x20AC;? in the Big Ten tournament, Hathaway said. Two years ago, Purdue lost two of its last five games heading into the tournament after high-

scoring forward Robbie Hummel tore up his knee late in the season. The committee dropped the Boilermakers, once a topseed contender, into a No. 4 seed and conceded Hummelâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s injury made Purdue a different team and affected their decision. Hathaway said committee members have been instructed to look at teams on their own merits, without lumping them into the usual categories â&#x20AC;&#x201D; midmajors vs. BCS or â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;powerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;conference teams. The number of midmajors that earn at-large bids is always widely scrutinized. Last year, there were seven â&#x20AC;&#x201D; one fewer than in 2010, but three more than in 2009 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; and VCU made the Final Four. Meanwhile, mid-major Butler has been in the last two finals, though the

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ANTHONY DAVIS, KENTUCKY The fabulous freshman closed the regular season in style, with 22 points, 12 rebounds and six blocked shots as Kentucky capped off a perfect 16–0 SEC regular season with a dominating 74–59 win over Florida in Gainesville. Davis, the SEC Player of the Year, shot 50 percent or better from the field in all but two conference games this season.

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WILL BARTON, MEMPHIS Memphis wrapped up the Conference USA regular-season title with a 78–66 win at Tulsa. Barton, a sophomore swingman, led the way with a season-high 30 points to go along with a game-high nine rebounds. Memphis finished with a 13–5 league record, two games ahead of Southern Miss. DOUG MCDERMOTT, CREIGHTON The awards keep rolling in for McDermott, the Bluejays’ sophomore forward and the son of head coach Greg McDermott. Just days after earning Missouri Valley Player of the Year honors, the younger McDermott was named MVP of the MVC Tournament after scoring 33 points in Creighton’s 83–79 overtime win over Illinois State. The Bluejays are now headed back to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2007. JAE CROWDER, MARQUETTE In his final game at the Bradley Center, Crowder scored 26 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead the Golden Eagles to an 83–69 win over Georgetown. A senior who began his career in junior college, Crowder is averaging 17.6 points and 7.9 boards for Buzz Williams’ club. He was a first-team All-Big East pick. DREW GORDON, NEW MEXICO Gordon scored 30 points and added 13 rebounds to help New Mexico secure a share of the Mountain West title with a 76–61 win over Boise State. New Mexico and San Diego State both finished 10–4 in the league, one game ahead of UNLV. ARNETT MOULTRIE, MISSISSIPPI STATE Mississippi State closed its SEC slate with a convincing 79–59 win over Arkansas behind yet another double-double from Moultrie. The junior from Memphis — by way of UTEP — scored 20 points and had 10 rebounds for the Bulldogs, who won for the second straight game to even their SEC record at 8–8. KENDALL MARSHALL, NORTH CAROLINA Marshall scored 20 points and handed out 10 assists in North Carolina’s surprisingly easy 88–70 win at Duke on Saturday night. It was the eighth time in 16 games that Marshall has had at least 10 assists in a league game. JAMAAL FRANKLIN, SAN DIEGO STATE Franklin did a little bit of everything for the Aztecs, who wrapped up a share of the Mountain West title with a 98–92 win in overtime at TCU. The sophomore guard scored 35 points, grabbed 13 rebounds and had five assists. It was his third straight game with at least 18 points and 12 rebounds. THOMAS ROBINSON, KANSAS In what figures to be his final game at historic Phog Allen Fieldhouse, Robinson scored 25 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead Kansas to a 73–63 win over Texas. Robinson, a junior and consensus first-team All-American, is expected to jump to the NBA following the season. WILLIAM BUFORD, OHIO STATE Buford, Ohio State’s only senior, scored a gamehigh 25 points and nailed a jump shot from the top of the key with one second left to give the Buckeyes a thrilling 72–70 win over Michigan State in East Lansing. The victory created a three-way tie between Ohio State, Michigan State and Michigan for the regular-season Big Ten title.

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MIKE SCOTT, VIRGINIA Scott came up big for Virginia in his final regular-season game. The senior forward scored a career-high 35 points and added 11 rebounds to lead UVa to a 75–72 overtime win at Maryland. The win gives the Cavaliers a first-round bye in the upcoming ACC Tournament and almost assures them of an at-large invitation to the NCAA Tournament — their first since 2007.

Kentucky completes perfect SEC season; first to do so since ’03 Cats. Orange led the Big East in offensive and defensive efficiency in league games. Tar Heels win the ACC regular-season crown in style with big win in Durham. Opponents are hitting only 40 percent of their 2-point attempts vs. Kansas. Tigers lead the nation by averaging 1.24 points per offensive possession. Blue Devils have not lost outside of Durham since Jan. 4, at Temple. Buckeyes rally to beat Michigan State in East Lansing to tie for Big Ten title. Spartans lose on Senior Night, but Draymond Green still gets to hang a banner. Eagles are tenacious but lack size; keeping opponents off the offensive glass is key. Opponents are shooting only 27.5 percent from 3-point range; best in the nation. Hoosiers went 5–0 vs. in-state foes, with all five wins coming by double figures. Wolverines earn a share of their first Big Ten championship since 1986. This team is far too talented to have lost six games in the Big 12. The Badgers ‘erupt’ for 70 points in a 14-point win over Illinois in Big Ten finale. Shockers stumble in Valley semis, but this team is good enough to reach Sweet 16. The Seminoles have proven that they are more than just defensive stoppers. The Owls are among the most efficient offensive teams in the nation. It wasn’t easy, but Murray State edged Tennessee State for the OVC Tournament title. Free throw shooting could be an issue in NCAAs; ISU shoots .677 from the stripe. Fighting Irish won 10 of their final 12 Big East games to earn a double-bye. Rebels lost their final four road games; this could be an issue in the NCAAs. The king is dead: Gaels knock WCC bully Gonzaga from its throne. Dores went 5–3 down the stretch, with two of the losses to UK by single digits. Zags didn’t win WCC regular season, but exacted revenge in league tournament. Lobos’ efficiency numbers were great in Mountain West play. *Records and rankings are as of March 5

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Athlon Sports’ Tournament Previews Dark horse — Indiana With wins over Kentucky, Ohio State and Michigan State, the red-hot Hoosiers have proven they can beat any team in the nation. Predicted winner — Indiana Winning four games in four days is never easy, but Tom Crean’s team is playing with a ton of confidence. Having the tournament in nearby Indianapolis won’t hurt, either.

ACC Tournament Favorite — North Carolina The Tar Heels didn’t quite dominate like we thought in the regular season, but this is still a very talented team that won the outright ACC title and is still in position to earn a No. 1 seed in the upcoming NCAA Tournament. If the Tar Heels shoot well from the perimeter, they will be very tough to beat. Dark horse — Florida State The Seminoles wrapped up a 12–4 ACC season with a win vs. Clemson over the weekend. It’s no surprise that Florida State is strong on the defensive end; what makes the ’11-12 Noles special is their improved offensive play. Prediction — North Carolina It’s tough to bet against Duke in the ACC Tournament — the Devils have won the event three straight times — but North Carolina is clearly the best team in the league. Big 12 Tournament Favorite — Kansas This is far from a vintage Kansas team, but the Jayhawks still managed to win their eighthstraight Big 12 title. KU boasts two elite players — big man Thomas Robinson and guard Tyshawn Taylor — a solid cast of role players and an elite coach in Bill Self. That’s a recipe for postseason success. Dark horse — Iowa State Few teams rely on the 3-point shot as much as the Cyclones, who get 36.8 percent of their scoring from beyond the arc. This team could win three games in three days if the shots are falling. Predicted winner — Missouri The Tigers would love nothing more than to cut down the nets in Kansas City — and celebrate a win over Kansas — in their final appearance in the Big 12 Tournament. Big East Tournament Favorite — Syracuse The Orange dominated the league, winning the regular season by three games over Marquette. This team might lack a true superstar, but Syracuse is strong at every position and has quality depth across the board. Dark horse — Georgetown Not much was expected from the Hoyas this season, but JTIII’s club won 12 games in league play and has a favorable draw (Cincinnati in the

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Kentucky (30-1) Syracuse (30-1) North Carolina (27-4) Kansas (26-5) Missouri (27-4) Duke (26-4) Ohio State (25-6) Michigan State (24-7) Marquette (25-6) Georgetown (22-7) Indiana (24-7) Michigan (23-8) Baylor (25-6) Wisconsin (23-8) Wichita State (27-5) Florida State (21-9) Temple (24-6) Murray State (30-1) Iowa State (22-9) Notre Dame (21-10) UNLV (25-7) Saint Mary’s (27-5) Vanderbilt (21-10) Gonzaga (25-6) New Mexico (24-6)

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Mitchell Light 51-39 Memphis Akron UNLV Xavier Syracuse Oregon Kansas North Carolina Kentucky Indiana

Pac-12 Tournament Favorite — Washington The Huskies struggled in non-conference action, but they have plenty of talent. The backcourt duo of freshman Tony Wroten and sophomore Terrence Ross can be a handful. Dark horse — UCLA This once-dominant program has been an afterthought in the Pac-12 in 2011-12, but the Bruins do have some talent, and they have been very solid on the offensive end of the floor during league play. It wouldn’t be a shock to see UCLA reach the title game. Predicted winner — Oregon The Ducks played well down the stretch and finished with a 13–5 mark in league play. The addition of DeVoe Joseph, a mid-year transfer from Minnesota, has given Dana Altman’s club a reliable threat from the perimeter.

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Kansas has won five of the past six Big 12 Tournament titles. Thomas Robinson and the Jayhawks are the favorites to win it again, but watch out for Frank Haith and Missouri.

quarterfinals) in the Big East Tournament. Georgetown could play its way to a No. 3 seed in the NCAA with a strong showing in New York City. Predicted winner — Syracuse It’s the boring pick, but Syracuse is the safe pick, as well. The Orange, if motivated, should be able to win three games in three days. Big Ten Tournament Favorite — Ohio State It’s tough to pick a favorite when three teams tie for the regular-season title, but the Buckeyes have the most talented roster in the Big Ten. Keeping Jared Sullinger out of foul trouble will be the top priority for the Buckeyes.

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Patrick Snow 50-40 Memphis Buffalo New Mexico Temple Syracuse California Missouri North Carolina Kentucky Michigan State

SEC Tournament Favorite — Kentucky Kentucky was by far the best team in the league — both offensively and defensively — and won their 16 SEC games by an average of 16.4 points. Some point to the bench as a weakness, but both Darius Miller and Kyle Wiltjer are outstanding players who would both start for every other team in the league. Dark horse — Mississippi State You can never count out Rick Stansbury and his dysfunctional band of Bulldogs. Senior point guard Dee Bost and junior forward Arnett Moultrie give Mississippi State one of the best insideout duos in the league. The supporting cast is solid, as well. Predicted winner — Kentucky A few teams in the SEC have proven they are good enough to play with Kentucky, but none has shown the ability to beat the Wildcats. It would be a major surprise if UK doesn’t claim its third straight SEC Tournament title.

Steven Lassan 49-41 Memphis Ohio San Diego State Temple Syracuse Oregon Kansas North Carolina Kentucky Ohio State

Consensus 46-44 Memphis Akron New Mexico Temple Syracuse Oregon Kansas North Carolina Kentucky Michigan State

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Top-ranked Kentucky team to beat at SEC tourney BY DAVID BRANDT Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS — Three years into coach John Calipari’s tenure at Kentucky, the Wildcats are once again the unquestioned kings of the Southeastern Conference. The No. 1-ranked Wildcats open this week’s SEC tournament in New Orleans with a swagger reminiscent of the 1990s, when they won seven of eight tournament championships. They were so

dominant the event was jokingly referred to as the Kentucky Invitational. “It’s another time to get a championship,” Kentucky guard Darius Miller said. “Hopefully we can continue the run that we’ve had and hopefully it can give us a little experience for the (NCAA) tournament.” There’s a good reason the Wildcats’ moxie has returned. Kentucky boasts a roster of potential future NBA players and a 30-1 record

that includes the first 16-0 SEC slate for any program since the Wildcats accomplished the feat in 2003. They haven’t lost in nearly three months and have arguably the nation’s best player in freshman Anthony Davis, a 6-foot-10 forward who is averaging 14.4 points, 9.8 rebounds and is the nation’s leading shotblocker with 4.7 per game. The top four seeds — Kentucky, Tennessee, Vanderbilt and Florida — all receive first-round

byes in the 12-team tournament, which starts on Thursday. There is drama in the middle of the pack. Several teams need a strong showing to solidify their NCAA tournament resumes. Alabama, Tennessee, Mississippi State and Mississippi are all in various stages of uncertainty as the league hopes to place six teams in the tournament for the first time since 2008. Mississippi State’s

NCAA resume looked fine until a surprising fivegame losing streak in February. The Bulldogs have won two straight to right the ship and are the last team not named Kentucky to win the tournament in 2009. Ole Miss is trying to make the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2002, which is the league’s longest drought. The Rebels likely need a deep run to merit much consideration.

SEC tournament At New Orleans Arena First Round THURSDAY LSU vs. Arkansas, Noon Alabama vs. South Carolina, 2:30 p.m. Mississippi vs. Auburn, 6:30 p.m. Mississippi State vs. Georgia, 9 p.m. FRIDAY’S QUARTERFINALS Kentucky vs. LSU-Arkansas winner, Noon Florida vs. Alabama-South Carolina winner, 2:30 p.m. Tennessee vs. Mississippi-Auburn winner, 6:30 p.m. Vanderbilt vs. Mississippi StateGeorgia winner, 9 p.m. SATURDAY’S SEMIFINALS Kentucky_LSU-Arkansas winner vs. Florida_Alabama-South Carolina winner, Noon Tennessee_Mississippi-Auburn winner vs. Vanderbilt_Mississippi State-Georgia winner, 2:30 p.m. SUNDAY’S CHAMPIONSHIP Semifinal winners, Noon


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67 Tachometer part DOWN 1 Household chore 2 Healthy smoothie ingredient 3 2000 Ben Kingsley crime drama 4 __-appropriate 5 â&#x20AC;&#x153;Who shot J.R.?â&#x20AC;? e.g. 6 __ dixit: unfounded claim 7 Hosp. area for heart patients 8 Alsatian dadaist 9 People, for one 10 Male people 11 Needing nourishment 12 Marsh of mysteries 13 Squabble 15 Piquant sushi choice 20 Google success 23 Hair very apparent? 25 Zenith 26 Field for a fold 28 Infinitesimal division of a min. 29 Middle harmony part

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47 Iraqi seaport 48 Go through the page 49 Techspeak, e.g. 53 Cup-a-Soup direction 55 Abba of Israel 57 Lug 58 Publicistâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s job 60 L.A.-to-Helena dir. 61 Kernel holder 63 Merged comm. giant

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In Memory of

Long-haired orange male cat, approx. 15 lbs., clipped left ear, had collar with bell.

J.J. Jacobs

Afton Subdivision off Hwy 2 North

04/06/71 - 03/08/11

Giving Any info: 286-9605 Savings REWARD $300.00 Bonds LOST: and White can make Black Border Collie, name Isaac, last seen a difference 2/6/12 on Hack Bridge Rd. in Eastview, TN. in someoneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s If found,Nocallcollar. Greg Forsyth at 731-610-0182. future.

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14 • Thursday, March 8, 2012 • Daily Corinthian

0107 Special Notice

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GARAGE /ESTATE SALES

Garage/Estate 0151 Sales SAT ONLY, 7-til, furn, beds, living rm, tools, clothes, hh, kids items, etc. Hwy 350 beside Absolute Auto Sales.

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The Daily Corinthian has an immediate opening in our advertising department for advertising assistant – designer. This position is responsible for assisting our advertising manager and sales departmentwith data entry, coordinating special projects, and layout and design of special newspaper pages. In addition to these duties this position also works closely with our commercial print customers. The successful candidate will possess a good working knowledge of computers, be an excellent typist and speller. Must be able to work in a fast paced environment and be able to interact well with coworkers. Experience with InDesign, Quark, Photoshop or Microsoft Publisher is a plus. This is a fulltime position offering good starting pay, paid vacation, sick days, paid holidays, major medical, dental and vision insurance, prescription card program and company matched 401k. To apply send your resume to: Denise Mitchell, Advertising Manger, P.O. Box 1800, Corinth, MS 38835 or email admanager@dailycorinthian.com

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EMPLOYMENT

Medical/ 0220 Dental

The Daily Corinthian is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability.

FULL TIME LPN position to Medical Office. Please send resumes to: P. O. Box 548, Corinth, MS 38835.

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MONEY Right Down the Road!

0232 General Help CAUTION! ADVERTISEMENTS in this classification usually offer informational service of products designed to help FIND employment. Before you send money to any advertiser, it is your responsibility to verify the validity of the offer. Remember: If an ad appears to sound “too good to be true”, then it may be! Inquiries can be made by contacting the Better Business Bureau at 1-800-987-8280. JOB OPPORTUNITY: Temporary - Grounds Maintenance Laborer for the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway. Must be familiar with a variety of hand tools, and capable of lifting and carrying heavy objects up to 50 lbs. Duties include cleaning grounds and comfort stations, mowing, trimming, tractor operations, grounds maintenance, and other duties as assigned. Could be required to work on lock closures. No formal training required. Must have valid drivers license, with good driving record. All prospective employees must pass a drug screen. CDL a plus. Saturday and Sunday work required. Would report to work at R & D Maintenance Compound located at the Whitten Lock and Dam,OPPORTUNITY: Dennis, MS. AppliJOB Full cations will Vehicle be accepted time Motor Mecat h athis n i c location, for talso. he Tenn-Tom Rate of pay Waterway starting at Project. Applicants $9.93 per hour. All work must be familiar with is outside, rain engines. or shine. gas and diesel We are an Equalservice, OpporWork involves tunity Employer. diagnosing source of No Phone Calls problem, repairs on pickups, boats, trucks, trailers, mowers, tractors, and small engines, i.e. weed trimmers, blowers, compressors, welders, pumps, power saws, and other assigned duties. Maintains records and performs field and shop repairs. Five years experience or equivalent training. Must be able to read and interpret maintenance manuals, lift 50 lbs., have a valid driver’s license, and pass a drug screen. CDL a plus. We have competitive wages and benefits package. If you have ever applied for this position, you must reapply to be considered. Bring resume and apply at: R & D Maintenance Services, Inc. 53 Lock & Dam Road Dennis, MS 38838 We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. NO PHONE CALLS, Please.

cense, with good driving record. All prospective employees must pass a drug screen. CDL a0232 plus. Saturday General Helpand Sunday work required. Would report to work at R & D Maintenance Compound located at the Whitten Lock and Dam, Dennis, MS. Applications will be accepted at this location, also. Rate of pay starting at $9.93 per hour. All work is outside, rain or shine. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. No Phone Calls

0244 Trucking

JOHN R. REED, INC. Dyer, TN Now Hiring Team Drivers Increased Pay Scale Dry Van - $0.35 Flatbed - $0.36 Reefer - $0.36 Flatbed & Reefer $0.365 Available Incentive $0.035 Late Model Equipment Lots of Miles Health, Vision, Life, Dental Vacation, Holidays, 401K, Direct Deposit CALL NOW!! Jerry Barber 800-826-9460 Ext. 5 Anytime to apply by phone www.johnrreed.net To apply online DRIVER TRAINEES NEEDED NOW! Learn to drive for US Xpress Earn $800 per week No experience needed. CDL & Job-Ready in 15 Days! Special WIA & VA Funding Available Call 1-888-540-7364

0260 Restaurant HISTORIC BOTEL is now accepting applications for the following positions: Servers, bartenders, kitchen staff & store clerks. Applications are available at the Botel Market, 1010 Botel Lane, Savannah, TN or email your resume to info@quickgetawaynow.com.

0288 Elderly Care WILL SIT with the elderly and do housework. Have CNA experience. Ten years experience. References available. 731-439-5558

WANTED INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS (Newspaper Carrier) West Corinth EXCELLENT EARNINGS POTENTIAL

2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS

2007 Ford Edge SEL

RED, 74K, LOADED

$

Charcoal, Leather, 94K

14,950

$

14,950

2007 Nissan Maxima SE Bronzemist, New Tires

$

13,950 3 to Choose from

2007 Chevrolet Silverado LT Reg Cab, 74k, Silver Birch

$

V6, 92k, Red

$

Dark Red, 33K

Blue, 75K

$

11,950

2008 Ford Mustang Coupe

18,950

2008 Nissan Rogue SL Charcoal, 67K

$

19,950

2008 Dodge Avenger SXT

10,950

2010 Hyundai Santa Fe

$

98k, Super Clean

14,950

2007 Pontic G6

$

2009 Dodge Crew Cab

16,950

1-662-728-4462

Strawberry Red, 70K

$

13,950

2008 Saturn Aura XE V6, 71k, Blue

$

11,950

Requirements: • Driver’s License • Dependable Transportation • Light Bookwork Ability (will train) • Liability Insurance

Please come by the Daily Corinthian and fill out a questionaire.

2011 Chevy Impala LT

White, 33K, Remote Start

15,950

$

2007 Chevy Silverado Ext. Cab LT Red Fire, 66K

$

15,950

2001 Chevy Tahoe LT One Owner, White

$

6,950

2006 Ford Taurus SE Grey,

7,950

$

WE BUY CARS

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1607 S. Harper Rd., Corinth, MS

0320 Cats/Dogs/Pets

0533 Furniture

FREE L A R G E PUPS, mixed breed. 286-9006. NICE WOOD, wrought and glass FREE PETS: 1 cat named i r o n Freckles; 1 lg. dog coffee/end tables, $100 named Zebe. Not used for both. 662-808-0670. to other a n i m a l s . TRAIN/ACTIVITY TABLE, 662-837-5288. like new, primary colors

FARM

0410 Farm Market

with drawer storage & reversible top, $50. 662-415-2030.

WHITE TWIN size headboard, asking $25. 462-4229 b/f 9 pm.

LG. GROWN ducks, ready to lay, Exhibition Ruins, $45 pair. Get your order 0536 Misc. Tickets in for baby ducks, $5 ea. BRISTOL RACE tickets for 462-3976 or 415-0146. Sale: 2 tickets for 3/17 race & 2 tickets for 3/18 0430 Feed/Fertilizer race. All for $210. Call 662-415-2071 FERTILIZED HAY, square bales, $3.00. 284-9044.

0450 Livestock

0539 Firewood

SEASONED FIREWOOD, $75 cord. Free local deONE ROOSTER & seven livery 10 mi. 286-1717 hens for sale. $40 for all. 286-3658. Building

Farm 0470 Equipment

0542 Materials

32 IN. antique 3-glass pane front door, wood INSULATED INCUBATOR, door painted white 4-drawers, holds 250 lg. w/casing, asking $50. eggs, great hatches, 662-603-1151. $495. 462-3976 or 32 IN. white storm door, 415-0146. asking $20. 662-603-1151. MERCHANDISE

Household 0509 Goods

Machinery & 0545 Tools

STARBURST ALUMINUM tool box Chevrolet BLUE FLAMES, natural short wheel base gas heater w/blower, $100.00. Phone gas line incl., used 1 662-286-6582 winter, $150. 662-665-1488. Wanted to

PROPANE GAS FP log in- 0554 Rent/Buy/Trade sert, 2 yrs. old, $1000 new, asking $500. M&M. CASH for junk cars & trucks. We pick up. 662-665-1488. 662-415-5435 or 731-239-4114.

0518 Electronics

Misc. Items for

RCA TV, 32", great pic- 0563 Sale ture, $100 obo (fits in solid Oak entertainment (2) BASKETBALL goals on center-also for sale). s t a n d s , $20 each. 662-415-2030. 287-6419 or 415-0863. CHILDS PLASTIC adjustable doorway gate, asking $10. 462-4229 b/f 9 3 DOZ. used golf balls, pm. mixed brands, $15. CUTE ROCKING chair in 662-603-1382. shape of a cowboy, $20. BROWNING 308 lever ac- 662-212-3432.

Sporting 0527 Goods

tion Redfield 3x9, $800. DARK RED prom dress 731-610-3793. w/shawl size 12, full GOLF CLUBS: All-lies length $50. call 720-2036 Shallow Face 9, $5. DINING TABLE, $20. Call Knight Escape strong 7 662-415-8180. wood, $10. 662-603-1382. ELECTRIC WHEELCHAIR, GOLF CLUBS: Demstator Jazzy selects 6, 1 yr old, Hybrid 5 iron, $5; Titan like new, charged up & Plus Hybrid, $ 5 . ready to use. $450. 662-603-1382. 662-415-1626 GOLF CLUBS: Dunlop LiFREE ADVERTISING. Adnar Force iron set, vertise any item valued 3-pitching w/steel at $500 or less for free. shaft, $40. 662-603-1382. The ads must be for priGOLF CLUBS: used Dun- vate party or personal lop Quatro plus Iron set merchandise and will 3- sand w/putter, exclude pets & pet supw/oversize head on plies, livestock (incl. irons, steel shaft, comes w/bag, $ 5 0 . chickens, ducks, cattle, goats, etc), garage 662-603-1382. sales, hay, firewood, & GOLF C L U B S : Used automobiles . To take Knight OC Technology advantage of this proU-cut iron set, 5-pitch- gram, readers should ing w/putter & 3&R hy- simply email their ad brid w/steel shaft, $75. to: freeads@dailycorin662-603-1382. thian.com or mail the USED KATANA softball ad to Free Ads, P.O. Box bat, 34 in., 27 oz., $20. 1800, Corinth, MS 38835. Please include your ad662-603-1382. dress for our records. USED REEBOK golf shoe, Each ad may include size 8 1/2, $ 1 0 . only one item, the item 662-603-1382. must be priced in the ad and the price must 0533 Furniture be $500 or less. Ads may be up to approximately ANTIQUE BABY crib, 20 words including the wood spool design, phone number and will with mattress, good run for five days. cond., $65. 662-287-8894. KING SIZE mattress, ANTIQUE DRESSER for Sealy Posturepedic, exc. sale, $175. 286-2691. cond., $300. BASSETT ENTERTAIN- 662-415-1841. MENT CENTER, 23" x 62", LADIES SIZE 9 Sketchers holds up to 41" TV, glass Shape-Ups shoes, gray & door for components/ stereo, 2 storage draw- white, like new, only ers, (1) 17" x 18" door, worn one time, $25. sliding doors hide TV. 662-212-3432. $500 obo. 662-415-2030. LOUIS VUITTON bucket DAY BED, wood frame, b a g purse, $50. good cond., includes 662-212-3432. mattress, $150. MATTEL LEARN Through 662-415-9836. Music Plus toys with 3 NICE GLIDER Rocker & disks-one has Sesame stool, white w/denim Street/Dora/& Spongecushions, $ 6 0 . Bob, one is The Backyardigans, and another is 662-212-3432. Sesame Street People in NICE WHITE metal baby your Neighborhood. bed & mattress, $100. $25. 662-212-3432. 662-212-3432. MATTRESS & box OAK SEWING machine springs, full size, good cabinet with white cond., $100. jeans machine, made 515-681-8974. like desk, 8 drawers, solid Oak, $ 2 0 0 . MICHAEL JORDAN 17" doll, $12. 662-212-3432. 662-284-5085.

WANTED INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS

WANTED INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS

(Newspaper Carrier) Biggersville

Excellent Earnings Potential

EXCELLENT EARNINGS POTENTIAL Requirements: • Driver’s License • Dependable Transportation • Light Bookwork Ability (will train) • Liability Insurance

Please come by the Daily Corinthian and fill out a questionaire.

1607 S. Harper Rd., Corinth, MS

(Newspaper Carrier)

CENTRAL AREA

Requirements: • Driver’s License • Dependable Transportation • Light Bookwork Ability (will train) • Liability Insurance Please come by the Daily Corinthian and fill out a questionaire.

DAILY CORINTHIAN 1607 S. Harper Rd. Corinth, MS


Misc. Items for 0563 Sale

Unfurnished 0610 Apartments

NICE MEN'S XL Columbia NICE APT., city, 2BR/1BA, Ole Miss fleese jacket, appl. incl., W/D hkup. like new, $ 2 5 . $425+dep. 287-5557. 662-212-3432. WEAVER APTS 504 N. NICE SUPER cute cowCass 1 br, scr.porch. boy baby bedding set, w/d $375+util, 286-2255 paid over $200 new, only slept on one time, like new, $60. Homes for 662-212-3432. 0620

Homes for 0710 Sale

0868 Cars for Sale

'08 CHEVY HHR LT, ltr, 929 MADISON STREET moon roof, 33k, $11,900. or DUPLEX, only $15,000. 1 - 8 0 0 - 8 9 8 - 0 2 9 0 728-5381. Call 662-287-7673.

0955 Legals Substitute Trustee’s Notice of Sale

way North 15 degrees 02 sippi, to wit: minutes 38 • seconds West Commencing at the NorthDaily Corinthian Thursday, east Corner of the Southwest 40.00 feet to a power pole; Quarter of Section 23, also thence run North 84 degrees Legals Legals 0955the 0955 minutes 55 seconds West being Northwest corner 16 of the Southeast Quarter of 374.96 feet to the point of Section 22, Township 3 beginning. Containing 0.31 South, Range 7 East, thence acres, more or less. run East 1060.57 feet; thence Being the property conveyed run South 1234.29 feet to a in Warranty deed from Wilsteel pin found; thence run liam Davis to Jason Cox and West 677.10 feet to a steel Wife, Ginger Cox, dated recorded pin found and the Point of Be- 1 2 / 2 4 / 2 0 0 3 , ginning; thence run South 12/30/2003, in Deed Book 626.47 feet to a steel post 329, Page 272, in the Clerk of found; thence run West 40.00 Chancery Court for Alcorn feet to a 3/8 inch steel pin; County, Mississippi. thence run South 52 degrees 56 minutes 19 seconds West I will only convey such title as 141.78 feet to a 3/8 inch steel is vested in me as Substitute pin; thence run South 84 de- Trustee. grees 16 minutes 55 seconds West 374.96 feet to a steel WITNESS MY SIGNATURE, pin on the East right of way of this 21st day of February, Alcorn County Road 409 2012. thence run along said right of way North 15 degrees 02 Emily Kaye Courteau minutes 38 seconds West Substitute Trustee 140.00 feet to a 1/2 inch steel 2309 Oliver Road pin; thence run 68 degrees 40 Monroe, LA 71201 minutes 06 seconds East (318) 330-9020 179.29 feet; thence run North 00 degrees 47 minutes COC/F08-0303 50 seconds East 548.78 feet; PUBLISH: 2.23.12/3.1.12/3.8.2 thence run South 89 degrees 13584 57 minutes 44 seconds East 387.88 feet to the Point of Beginning Containing 6.86 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS acres, more or less.

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March 8, 2012 • 15

Alternative Number 4: Extended Support Services Sur0955 face DiscLegals Aeration

The contract(s) will be awarded as an entire job and individual items will not be let for separate work.

REALLY CUTE 3 BR, 1 BA, CARS: 1977 Ford & 1979 STATE OF MISSISSIPPI The Plans, Specifications, and 1026 Shiloh Rd. $69,900. Lincoln; Trucks: 1988, COUNTY OF Alcorn Contract Documents may be 662-287-7673. 1990, 1994, 2004 Ford, examined at the following lo1976 & 1980 Chev. WHEREAS, on the 18th day cations: 662-665-0639. of December, 2006, and acCity of Corinth, 300 Childs 0734 Lots & Acreage knowledged on the 18th day Street, Corinth, MS 38834 (6) LOTS off Salem Road of December, 2006, Jason Rent FINANCIAL (CR 423). Lots are Cox and wife Ginger Cox , Mississippi Department of EnPHALTZGRAFF MARGA- 2 BR, 1 BA, stove/refrig. 125x200. $1500 per lot. Tenants by the entirety, exevironmental Quality, 515 East RITA service for 8, din- furn., Hwy 2 N.E. $375 Buy all 6 for $7500. Famcuted and delivered a certain Amite Street, Jackson, MS $375 d e p . ily Financial Services, ner plates, salad plates, m o . , Deed of Trust unto Bryan P. 39201 (Jerome Vaughn, LEGALS bowls, mugs, plus 901-606-7266. 665-7976. Financing Griffin, Trustee for Wells (601-961-5083). matching cookie jar, available to qualified Fargo Financial Mississippi 2, s/p, 2 platters, 2 serving 2135 HWY 72, old farm buyer. Inc, Beneficiary, to secure an Cook Coggin Engineers, Inc., bowls. New. $125.00. house, 2 BR, 1 BA, $400 indebtedness therein de703 Crossover Road, Tupelo, 0955 Legals mo., $250 dep. 662-284-5086. scribed, which Deed of Trust Mobile Homes Mississippi 38801; 662-279-9024. 0741 NOTICE OF A is recorded in the office of 662-842-7381 FAX POTTY CHAIR or over for Sale MEETING OF THE the Chancery Clerk of Alcorn (662-844-4564) the toilet elevated 3 BR, 2 BA house, just BOARD NEW 2 BR Homes County, Mississippi in Instrupotty chair, asking $25. remodeled, C/H/A, CorOF COMMISSIONERS Del. & setup ment Cook Coggin Engineers, Inc., 462-4229 b/f 9 pm. OF THE inth. $575 mo., $575 $25,950.00 701 Foote Street, Corinth, TUSCUMBIA WATER #200700257; and Clayton Homes RAZORBACK DART board dep. 286-1732. MANAGEMENT Mississippi 38834; Supercenter of Corinth, with some darts, asking WHEREAS, on the 5th day of DISTRICT 662-287-2080 FAX Lake/River/ 1/4 mile past hospital $15. 462-4229 b/f 9 pm. OF ALCORN AND February, 2008, the Holder of 0660 Resort (662-286-8007) on 72 West. PRENTISS COUNTIES, said Deed of Trust substiREPTILE AQUARIUM MISSISSIPPI tuted and appointed Emily w/heat rock, heat lamp RV LOT for rent, $200 A bid schedule may be examNEW 3 BR, 1 BA HOMES Kaye Courteau as Trustee in & all access. $50. mo., near J. P. Coleman ined at the following locaWHEREFORE, pursuant Del. & setup St. Pk. 828-497-2113. said Deed of Trust, by instru662-603-3156. to Section 51-29-15 M.C.A. tions: $29,950.00 ment recorded in the office of Stanley Michael, Chairman of Mississippi Procurement Clayton Homes SET OF workout DVD's: Mobile Homes Supercenter of Corinth the Board of Commissioners the aforesaid Chancery Clerk Easement for ingress and Separate and sealed bids for Technical Assistance Program Billy's Boot Camp and 0675 of the Tuscumbia Water Manthe construction of Corinth in Instrument #200800744; 1/4 mile past hospital for Rent egress to the above described (MPTAP), Mississippi DevelKim Kardashian, like agement District of Alcorn on 72 West. property: Situated in the Wastewater Treatment opment Authority, Minority & and Prentiss Counties, Missis- and new, $15 for all 4. Modifications, Project Southwest Quarter of Section Small Business Development, sippi, hereby calls and directs 662-212-3432. REAL ESTATE FOR SALE NEW 4 BR, 2 BA home that on Tuesday, March 20th, WHEREAS, default having 23, and the Southeast Quar- No. C280 855-03, will be Woolfolk Building, 501 North received by the City of CorSUMMER INFANT deluxe been made in the payments of ter of Section 22 Township 3 West Street, Suite B 01, Jack2012 at 10:00 a.m. in the forDel. & setup 3-stage super booster mer office of the County Su- the indebtedness secured by South, Range 7 East, Alcorn inth, Mississippi at the City son, MS 39201 Contact; LaT$44,500 perintendent of Education on the said Deed of Trust, and County, Mississippi, to wit: Hall, 300 Childs Street, Corseat high chair with toy isha Landing, 601-359-3448 Clayton Homes Homes for the second (2nd) floor of the the holder of said Deed of inth, MS 38834, until 10:00 ring, looks similar to 0710 Supercenter of Sale Alcorn County Courthouse a Trust, having requested the A.M., April 13, 2012, at which Bombo seat, but nicer, Commencing at the NorthNortheast Mississippi ConCorinth, 1/4 mi. past meeting shall be called to orHUD times all Bids will be publicly tract Procurement Center, $30. 662-212-3432. hospital on 72 West der for the purpose of estab- undersigned so to do, on the west Corner of the SouthPUBLISHER’S opened and read aloud. 15th day of March, 2012, I will west Quarter of Section 23, 318 7th Street North, Columlishing regular meeting times, 662-287-4600 VETECH SOOTHE and NOTICE bus, MS 39703 Contact Perdates and procedures and for during the lawful hours of be- also being the Northeast Surprise Nature Light, All real estate adverPre?Bid Conference to distween 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 such other business as is necCorner of the Southeast son: William (Bill) Burge, $12. 662-212-3432. essary in the regular course tised herein is subject cuss the plans, specifications p.m., at public outcry, offer Quarter of Section 22, Town662-329-1077/662-327-6600 TRANSPORTATION of activities for the Tuscumbia for sale and will sell, at the ship 3 South, Range 7 East, and contract requirement will (FAX): E-Mail Address: VINTAGE HEBROS men's to the Federal Fair Water Management District south front door of the Alwatch, stainless steel, Housing Act which be held at 2:00 P.M., March thence run East 1060.97 feet; nmcpc@ebiocom.net. of Alcorn and Prentiss Counself-winding, watch makes it illegal to adcorn County Courthouse at thence run South 1234.29 29, 2012 at the office of Cook ties, Mississippi. works great, $100. vertise any preference, 0856 Sport Utility Corinth, Mississippi, for cash feet to a steel pin found; Coggin Engineers, Inc., 701 Minority and women's busiVehicles 662-603-1151. limitation, or discrimiSo called this the 14th day to the highest bidder, the fol- thence run West 677.10 feet Foote Street, Corinth, MS, ness enterprises are solicited lowing described land and to a steel pin found; thence 38834. The Pre-Bid Confer- to bid on this contract as VINTAGE LADY Hamilton nation based on race, 2010 EQUINOX, white of February, 2012 property situated in Alcorn run South 626.47 feet to a ence attendance is not man- prime contractors and are enwatch, 14K white gold color, religion, sex, w/black int., loaded, steel post found; thence run datory. couraged to make inquiries County, Mississippi, to-wit: w/diamonds, watch handicap, familial status 45,000 miles. 808-5049, STANLEY MICHAEL, West 40.00 feet to a 3/8 inch regarding potential subconworks great, $150. or national origin, or in- 287-2968 or 415-6290. CHAIRMAN The following described proptention to make any The work consists of the folsteel pin; thence run South 52 tracting opportunities, equip662-603-1151. Tuscumbia Water Managesuch preferences, limilowing: erty situated in Alcorn degrees 56 minutes 19 secment, material and/or supply ment District tations or discrimina- 0860 Vans for Sale County, Mississippi, being onds West 141.78 feet to the Corinth Wastewater Treat- needs. REAL ESTATE FOR RENT tion. more particularly described as CLAYTON O’DONNELL, ment Modifications Point of Beginning; thence '10 WHITE 15-pass. van, 3 State laws forbid dis- t o PLLC follows, to wit: Continue South 52 degrees choose from. BY: William H. Davis, Jr. crimination in the sale, 1 - 8 0 0 - 8 9 8 - 0 2 9 0 56 minutes 19 seconds West Alternative Number 1: Delete Any contract or contracts or Unfurnished Attorney for T.W.M.D. rental, or advertising of Part of the Southwest Quar75.24 feet; thence run South Clarifier Number 1 awarded under this invitation 0610 Apartments 728-5381. Miss. Bar No. 10656 ter of Section 23 and the real estate based on 84 degrees 16 minutes 55 for bids are expected to be Alternative Number 2: Delete factors in addition to Southeast Quarter of Section 2 BR, stove/refrig. furn., seconds West 304.28 feet to funded in whole or in part by Trucks for 22 Township 3 South, Range the East right of way of Al- the Effluent Launder Covers anticipated funds from the W&D hookup, CHA. those protected under 0864 OF COUNSEL: Sale federal law. We will not 7 East, Alcorn County, Missisfrom Clarifiers 1,2, 3, and 4 287-3257. corn County Road 409; Water Pullution Control ReClayton O’Donnell, PLLC knowingly accept any '05 GMC Crew Cab LTR, 511 Franklin Street thence run along said right of volving Loan Fund (WPCRLF) sippi, to wit: MAGNOLIA APTS. 2 BR, advertising for real es- 38k, #1419. $16,900. P.O. Box 1613 Commencing at the North- way North 15 degrees 02 Alternative Number 3: Delete loan program from the State stove, refrig., water. tate which is in viola- 1 - 8 0 0 - 8 9 8 - 0 2 9 0 east Corner of the Southwest minutes 38 seconds West Sludge Lagoon “E” o r Corinth, MS 38835-1613 of Mississippi. Neither the $365. 286-2256. (662) 396-4808 tion of the law. All per- 728-5381. Quarter of Section 23, also 40.00 feet to a power pole; State of Mississippi, the ComAlternative Number 4: ExFREE MOVE IN (WAC): 2 sons are hereby inbeing the Northwest corner thence run North 84 degrees mission on Environmental 2t 3/8, 3/15/12 BR, 1 BA, stove & refrig., formed that all dwell- '08 DODGE RAM 1500, 13575 of the Southeast Quarter of 16 minutes 55 seconds West tended Support Services Sur- Quality, the Department of W&D hookup, CR 735, ings advertised are 4x4, crew cab, red, Section 22, Township 3 374.96 feet to the point of face Disc Aeration Environmental Quality nor Section 8 apvd. $400 available on an equal $23,400. 1-800-898-0290 South, Range 7 East, thence beginning. Containing 0.31 any of their employees is or The contract(s) will be mo. 287-0105. opportunity basis. run East 1060.57 feet; thence or 728-5381. will be a party to this invitaacres, more or less. run South 1234.29 feet to a Being the property conveyed awarded as an entire job and tion for bids or any resulting steel pin found; thence run in Warranty deed from Wil- individual items will not be let or related contracts. This West 677.10 feet to a steel liam Davis to Jason Cox and for separate work. procurement will be subject pin found and the Point of Be- Wife, Ginger Cox, dated to all applicable sections of The Plans, Specifications, and ginning; thence run South 1 2 / 2 4 / 2 0 0 3 , recorded the Mississippi Code of 1972, 626.47 feet to a steel post 12/30/2003, in Deed Book Contract Documents may be Annotated. found; thence run West 40.00 329, Page 272, in the Clerk of examined at the following lofeet to a 3/8 inch steel pin; Chancery Court for Alcorn cations: City of Corinth, 300 Childs Bid documents are being thence run South 52 degrees County, Mississippi. 56 minutes 19 seconds West Street, Corinth, MS 38834 made available via original pa141.78 feet to a 3/8 inch steel I will only convey such title as per copy. Plan holders are repin; thence run South 84 de- is vested in me as Substitute Mississippi Department of En- quired to register for an acvironmental Quality, 515 East c o u n t grees 16 minutes 55 seconds Trustee. a t Amite Street, Jackson, MS www.cceplanroom.com to West 374.96 feet to a steel pin on the East right of way of WITNESS MY SIGNATURE, 39201 (Jerome Vaughn, view and order Bid DocuAlcorn County Road 409 this 21st day of February, (601-961-5083). ments. All plan holders are thence run along said right of 2012. required to have a valid email Cook Coggin Engineers, Inc., address or registration. The way North 15 degrees 02 703 Crossover Road, Tupelo, cost of the Bid documents is minutes 38 seconds West Emily Kaye Courteau 140.00 feet to a 1/2 inch steel Substitute Trustee Mississippi 38801; $600.00. Bid documents are 662-842-7381 F A X non-refundable and must be pin; thence run 68 degrees 40 2309 Oliver Road minutes 06 seconds East Monroe, LA 71201 (662-844-4564) purchased through the web179.29 feet; thence run (318) 330-9020 site. Questions regarding Cook Coggin Engineers, Inc., website registration and onNorth 00 degrees 47 minutes 701 Foote Street, Corinth, line orders please contact 50 seconds East 548.78 feet; COC/F08-0303 thence run South 89 degrees PUBLISH: 2.23.12/3.1.12/3.8.2 Mississippi 38834; Plan House Printing at (662) COME 6 6 2TO -287-2080 F A X 407-0193. 57 minutes 44 seconds East 13584 387.88 feet to the Point of (662-286-8007) THE RESTAURANT 2209 WILLOW Beginning Containing 6.86RD. AT THE A bidINN schedule may be exam- Bid Documents will only be acres, more less.3 BA. See 5 or BR, SELDOM YOUR LOWEST ined Quarters at the following locaThe General's made available to planBID holders virtual tour at www. ALWAYS YOUR HIGHEST QUALITY Easement for ingress and tions: as entire documents. Partial 924 Fillmore St. in corinthhomes.com Mississippi Procurement sets will not be issued. egress to the above described Historic Downtown TechnicalCorinth Assistance Program For more property: Situatedinformation in the (MPTAP), Mississippi DevelSouthwest Quarter of Section call 662-286-2255. Lunch served daily M-F Minority & Each bidder must deposit opment Authority, 23, and the Southeast QuarDevelopment, with this bid, security in the ter of Section 22 Township 3 from 11:00Small am Business to 2 pm. SAME PHONE # & ADDRESS SINCE 1975 Woolfolk Building, 501•North South, Range 7 East, Alcorn amount, form and subject to YEAR UP TO LIFETIME WARRANTIED West Street, Suite B 01,• 30 JackCounty, Mississippi, to wit: the conditions provided in the Ask about OWENS CORNING SHINGLES W/ Loans $20-$20,000 son, MS 39201 Contact; LaTInformation for (NO Bidders. catering private parties, TRANSFERABLE WARRANTY SECONDS) Neck Pain • Back Pain Commencing at the Northisha Landing, 601-359-3448 • METAL, TORCHDOWN, EPDM, SLATE, TILE, rehearsal dinners, bridal west Corner of the SouthDisc Problems SHAKES, COATINGS. Mississippi Con- No west Quarter of Section 23, showers,Northeast corporate Bidder may withdraw his Spinal Decompression Therapy • LEAK SPECIALIST tract Procurement Center, bid also being the Northeast within 90 days after the dinners, etc. WE INSTALL SKYLIGHTS 318 7th Street North, ColumCorner of the Southeast Most Insurance Accepted actual date of the opening bus, MS 39703 Contact Per& DOthereof. CARPENTRY WORK Quarter of Section 22, TownOur Chef will son: William (Bill) Burge, ship 3 South, Range 7 East, Mon., Tues., Wed. & Fri. 9-5 work with you. 662-329-1077/662-327-6600 thence run East 1060.97 feet; (paid for by exposenunnelee.com (FAX): E-Mail Address: Simultaneously with his delivthence run South 1234.29 3334 N. Polk Street super pac) feet to a steel pin found; nmcpc@ebiocom.net. Corinth, MS 38834 ery of the executed contract, JIM BERRY, thence run West 677.10 feet 40 Years the Contractor shall furnish (662) 286-9950 Minority and women's busiOWNER/INSTALLER to a steel pin found; thence surety bonds subject to the ness enterprises are solicited conditions provided in the Inrun South 626.47 feet to a to bid on this contract as formation for Bidders. steel post found; thence run prime contractors and are enWest 40.00 feet to a 3/8 inch couraged to make inquiries steel pin; thence run South 52 TOMATOregarding CAGES potential subcon- All applicable laws, ordinances degrees 56 minutes 19 sectracting equip- and the rules and regulations concrete wireopportunities, or onds West 141.78 feet to the and/or supply of all authorities having jurisPoint of Beginning; thence galvanizedment, wirematerial cages, Continue South 52 degrees needs. diction over construction of 100 metal posts, 56 minutes 19 seconds West the project shall apply to the high tenure wire 75.24 feet; thence run South • Carports contract throughout. Any buckles, contract or contracts clamps, turn 84 degrees 16 minutes 55 • Vinyl Siding awarded under this invitation seconds West 304.28 feet to all 600 cages, wire post for bids are expected to be Each Bidder is responsible for • Room Additions the East right of way of Alclamp, $1250.00 funded in whole or in part by inspecting the site and for corn County Road 409; • Shingles & Metal anticipated funds from the reading and being thoroughly thence run along said right of or I will split them up. Control ReRoofing Water Pullution way North 15 degrees 02 familiar with the Contract FOR EXAMPLE: volving Loan Fund (WPCRLF) Documents. The failure or minutes 38 seconds West • Concrete Drives loan program from the State 40.00 feet to a power pole; Concrete cages omission of any Bidder to do • Interior & Exterior Mississippi. Neither the any of the foregoing shall in thence run North 84 degrees $3.00of each Painting State of Mississippi, the Com- no way relieve any Bidder 16 minutes 55 seconds West Galvanized cages, mission on Environmental from any obligation in respect 374.96 feet to the point of $2.50 - 6Quality, ft. cage; the Department of to this Bid. FREE ESTIMATES beginning. Containing 0.31 Sr. Citizen acres, more or less. $2.00 - 4Environmental ft. cage. Quality nor 30 YEARS EXPERIENCE any of their employees is or Being the property conveyed Discount FULLY INSURED be a party to this invita- A conditional or qualified Bid in Warranty deed from WilBUCK will MARSH tion for bids or any resulting will not be accepted. Award liam Davis to Jason Cox and 731-689-4319 662-287-2924 or related contracts. This will be made to the lowest Wife, Ginger Cox, dated JIMMY NEWTON procurement will be subject responsible, responsive Bid12/24/2003, recorded to all applicable sections of der. 12/30/2003, in Deed Book the Mississippi Code of 1972, 329, Page 272, in the Clerk of Chancery Court for Alcorn Annotated. County, Mississippi. The Owner reserves the right to waive any informality or to Bid documents are being reject any or all Bids. I will only convey such title as AC Cost Down Fin. Payments Monthly made available via original pais vested in me as Substitute 2 $8000 $500 $7500 36 $208.33 per copy. Plan holders are reTrustee. 5 $20,000 $500 $19,500 72 $270 quired to register for an ac- Tommy Irwin, Mayor 4 $16,000 $500 $15,500 72 $215 c o u n t a t WITNESS MY SIGNATURE, 1.79 $7160 $500 $6660 36 $185 www.cceplanroom.com to this 21st day of February, 3.42 $13,680 $500 $13,180 60 $219.66 view and order Bid Docu- Publish Dates: 2012. sq. ft. 3 BR, 2 BA, 6 $24,000 $500 $23,500 120 195.86 ments. All plan holders1500 are March 1, 2012 & March 8, 4.58 $18,240 $500 $17,740 60 $295.66 large LR, large laundry, required to have a valid email Emily Kaye Courteau 2012 6.47 $16,175 $500 $15,675 96 $163 address or registration. The stainless Substitute Trustee 13589 appliances, cost of the Bid documentspaved is See LynnParvin Parvin 2309 Oliver Road drive, storage Lynn $600.00. Bid documents are General Monroe, LA 71201Sales Manager State maintained Roads building, fenced back non-refundable and must be (318) 330-9020 yard, perfect for family 6” water line, purchased through the website. Questions regarding with small kids, visiting COC/F08-0303 Pickwick Electric website registration andgrandkids onPUBLISH: 2.23.12/3.1.12/3.8.2 or pets. Best 3 miles N.W. line orders please contact 13584 neighborhood in Alcorn Plan House Printing at (662) Corinth city limits. County! $84,000. 662407-0193. 545 Florence Road, Savannah, TN

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loan program from the State surety bonds subject to the of Neither the conditions in the InNOTICE TO CREDITORS 16Mississippi. • Thursday, March 8, 2012provided • Daily Corinthian State of Mississippi, the Com- formation for Bidders. mission on Environmental NOTICE IS GIVEN that 0955 Legals 0955 Legals Quality, the Department of 0955 Legals Letters of Administration Environmental Quality nor All applicable laws, ordinances were on the 28th day of any of their employees is or and the rules and regulations February, 2012, granted the will be a party to this invita- of all authorities having juris- undersigned Administratrix of tion for bids or any resulting diction over construction of the Estate of GLADYS A. or related contracts. This the project shall apply to the SMITH, Deceased, by the procurement will be subject contract throughout. Chancery Court of Alcorn to all applicable sections of County, Mississippi; and all the Mississippi Code of 1972, persons having claims against Each Bidder is responsible for said Estate are required to Annotated. inspecting the site and for have the same probated and reading and being thoroughly registered by the Clerk of Bid documents are being familiar with the Contract said Court within ninety (90) made available via original pa- Documents. The failure or days after the date of the first per copy. Plan holders are re- omission of any Bidder to do publication of this Notice, quired to register for an ac- any of the foregoing shall in which is the 1st day of March c o u n t a t no way relieve any Bidder , 2012, or the same shall be www.cceplanroom.com to from any obligation in respect forever barred. view and order Bid Docu- to this Bid. ments. All plan holders are WITNESS MY SIGNArequired to have a valid email TURE, this the 28th day of address or registration. The A conditional or qualified Bid February, 2012 cost of the Bid documents is will not be accepted. Award $600.00. Bid documents are will be made to the lowest non-refundable and must be responsible, responsive Bid/s/ Syble Thrasher purchased through the web- der. SYBLE THRASHER site. Questions regarding ADMINISTRATRIX website registration and online orders please contact The Owner reserves the right 3t 3/1, 8, 15, 2012 Plan House Printing at (662) to waive any informality or to 13596 reject any or all Bids. 407-0193.

sissippi in TD Book 384 at less. Page 454; and I will only convey such title as WHEREAS, by various assign- is vested in me as Substitute Legals 0955 0955 Legals ments on record said Deed of Trustee. Trust was ultimately assigned to Wells Fargo Bank, NA, by WITNESS MY SIGNATURE, instrument recorded in the this 2nd day of March, 2012. office of the aforesaid Chancery Clerk in Instrument Emily Kaye Courteau #200701333; and Substitute Trustee 2309 Oliver Road WHEREAS, on the 29th day Monroe, LA 71201 of January, 2008, the Holder (318) 330-9020 of said Deed of Trust substituted and appointed Emily COC/F08-0249 Kaye Courteau as Trustee in PUBLISH: said Deed of Trust, by instru- 3.8.12/3.15.12/3.22.12 ment recorded in the office of 13606 the aforesaid Chancery Clerk in Instrument #201100871; 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 29th day of March, 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:

IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF ALCORN COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI RE: ADMINISTRATION OF THE ESTATE OF GLADYS A. SMITH, DECEASED

pear and defend against said Petition to determine heirs at law of GLADYS A. SMITH at 9:00 o’clock A.M. on the 11th Legals 0955 day of April, 2012, at the Alcorn County Chancery Building, Corinth, Mississippi and in case of your failure to appear and defend a judgment will be entered against you for the things demanded in said Complaint or Petition.

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3. Hot Mix and County You are not required to Road Work file and answer or other pleading, but you may do so if Items to bid are as follows: you desire. A. Hot Mix Picked Up At Issued under my hand and Plant the seal of said court, this the B. Hot Mix Laid In Place C. Seal County Roads 5 day of March, 2012. D. DBST County Roads E. Seal County Roads ALCORN COUNTY, (Equipment/Labor Only) MISSISSIPPI F. DBST County Roads /s/ Bobby Marolt (Equipment/Labor Only) BOBBY MAROLT CHANCERY CLERK 2t 3/8, 15, 2012 /s/ Willie Justice, D.C. 13611 3t 3/8, 15, 22, 2012 13609

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Bid Documents will only be Tommy Irwin, Mayor Substitute SUMMONS NOTICE TO BIDDERS made available to plan holders Trustee’s as entire documents. Partial Notice of Sale Play ground equipment THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI HANDY-MAN REPAIR Notice is hereby given that Cafeteria equipment (parts) Publish Dates: sets will not be issued. Spec. Lic. & Bonded, on April 16, 2012 at 9:00 AM Metal lockers March 1, 2012 & March 8, STATE OF MISSISSIPPI TO: ALL UNKNOWN plumbing, electrical, at its office in Alcorn County File cabinets 2012 COUNTY OF Alcorn HEIRS AT LAW OF floors, woodrot, carChancery Building in the City Ice machine Each bidder must deposit 13589 Commencing at the North- GLADYS A. SMITH, pentry, sheetrock. of Corinth, Alcorn County, Buses with this bid, security in the WHEREAS, on the 15th day east corner of the Northwest DECEASED Res./com. Remodeling Mississippi, the Alcorn Vans amount, form and subject to of December, 1992, and ac- Quarter of Section 23, Town& repairs. 662-286-5978. County Board of Supervisors Trucks the conditions provided in the IN THE CHANCERY knowledged on the 15th day ship 2 South, Range 8 East, NOTICE TO THE will receive, open, and con- Other miscellaneous items COURT OF ALCORN of December, 1992, Kevin E. Alcorn County, Mississippi; Information for Bidders. DEFENDANTS sider bids for the purchase by Storage, Indoor/ COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI Holmes and wife, Tonia L. thence run West 408.46 feet You have been made a the County for the period be- A detailed listing of all items Holmes, executed and deliv- to the East right of way line of Outdoor ered a certain Deed of Trust a paved public road; thence Defendant in the Petition filed ginning April 16, 2012 and and item locations will be No Bidder may withdraw his AMERICAN unto Robert G. Barnett, Trus- run along said East right of in this Court by SYBLE ending December 31, 2012. available at the Corinth bid within 90 days after the RE: ADMINISTRATION MINI STORAGE tee for Deposit Guaranty way line South 22 degrees 32 THRASHER, Administratrix School District Administraactual date of the opening OF THE ESTATE OF 2058 S. Tate Mortgage Company, Benefici- minutes East 408.5 feet; of the Estate of GLADYS A. 1. Special Bituminous tion Office, 1204 North thereof. GLADYS A. SMITH, Across from ary, to secure an indebted- thence run South 78 degrees SMITH and you must take im- Material, Harper Road, Corinth, MS DECEASED World Color ness therein described, which 32 minutes East 257.04 feet; mediate action to protect Liquid Asphalt and Monday through Friday beEmulsified Asphalt 287-1024 Deed of Trust is recorded in thence run North 426 feet to your rights. Simultaneously with his delivtween 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CAUSE NO.: 2012-0062-02 the office of the Chancery the Point of Beginning, conery of the executed contract, You are summons to ap- CRS-1 - per gallon Clerk of Alcorn County, Mis- taining 3.0 acres, more or The Board of Trustees re- MORRIS CRUM Mini-Stor. the Contractor shall furnish pear and defend against said CRS-2P - per gallon sissippi in TD Book 384 at less. serves the right to reject any 72 W. 3 diff. locations, surety bonds subject to the Petition to determine heirs at EA-1 - per gallon conditions provided in the Inunloading docks, rental NOTICE TO CREDITORS Page 454; and and all bids. I will only convey such title as law of GLADYS A. SMITH at EA-P - per gallon formation for Bidders. truck avail, 286-3826. NOTICE IS GIVEN that WHEREAS, by various assign- is vested in me as Substitute 9:00 o’clock A.M. on the 11th EA-3 - per gallon 3t March 8, 2012 day of April, 2012, at the Al- SS-1 - per gallon Letters of Administration ments on record said Deed of Trustee. March 15, 2012 PROFESSIONAL corn County Chancery Build- AC-20 - per gallon All applicable laws, ordinances were on the 28th day of Trust was ultimately assigned March 22, 2012 SERVICE DIRECTORY 13612 and the rules and regulations February, 2012, granted the to Wells Fargo Bank, NA, by WITNESS MY SIGNATURE, ing, Corinth, Mississippi and in AC-5 - per gallon case of your failure to appear Fog Seal - per gallon of all authorities having juris- undersigned Administratrix of instrument recorded in the this 2nd day of March, 2012. and defend a judgment will be diction over construction of the Estate of GLADYS A. office of the aforesaid Chanentered against you for the 2. Crushed Limestone the project shall apply to the SMITH, Deceased, by the cery Clerk in Instrument Emily Kaye Courteau Put your automobile, truck, SUV, boat, tractor, motorcycle, RV & ATV here for $39.95 UNTIL SOLD! Here’s How It Works: things demanded in said Com- and Slag Chancery Court of Alcorn #200701333; and contract throughout. Substitute Trustee County, Mississippi; and all Your ad will beorcomposed 2309 Oliver Road plaint Petition. 1 column wide and 2 inches deep. The ad will run each day in the Daily Corinthian until your 3. Hot Mix and County persons having claims against WHEREAS, on the 29th day Monroe, LA 71201 vehicle sells. Adnot must includetophoto, and price. You provide the photo. Certain restrictions apply. You are required Roaddescription, Work Each Bidder is responsible for said Estate are required to of January, 2008, the Holder (318) 330-9020 file and 2.answer or other only 3. Must pay in advance. No exceptions. 4. Single item only. 5. Categories inspecting the site and for have the same probated and of said Deed of Trust substi1. No dealers. Non-commercial pleading, but you may do so if Items to bid are as follows: reading and being thoroughly registered by the Clerk of tuted and appointed Emily COC/F08-0249 included you are desire. auto, motorcycle, tractor. boat, RV and ATV 6. After every 30 DAYS, advertised price of listing needs to be familiar with the Contract said Court within ninety (90) Kaye Courteau as Trustee in PUBLISH: A. Hot Mix Picked Up At Documents. The failure or days after the date of the first said Deed of Trust, by instru- 3.8.12/3.15.12/3.22.12 reduced. 7. NO any reason 8. NON-TRANSFERABLE. Call 287-6147 to place your ad! Issued under myREFUNDS hand and for Plant omission of any Bidder to do publication of this Notice, ment recorded in the office of 13606 the seal of said court, this the B. Hot Mix Laid In Place any of the foregoing shall in which is the 1st day of March the aforesaid Chancery Clerk no way relieve any Bidder , 2012, or the same shall be in Instrument #201100871; 864 5 day of March, 2012. 864 816C. Seal County Roads832 832 832 868 470 in respect forever barred. 868 D. DBST County Roads from any obligation and TRUCKS/VANS RECREATIONAL TRUCKS/VANS MOTORCYCLES/ MOTORCYCLES/ MOTORCYCLES/ E. Seal County Roads to this Bid. FARM EQUIP. AUTOMOBILES AUTOMOBILES VEHICLES SUV’S ALCORN COUNTY, ATV’S ATV’S ATV’S WITNESS MY SIGNA- WHEREAS, default having SUV’S (Equipment/Labor Only) TURE, this the 28th day of been made in the payments of MISSISSIPPI F. DBST County Roads D CE the indebtedness secured by A conditional or qualified Bid February, 2012 REDUOnly) /s/ Bobby Marolt (Equipment/Labor the said Deed of Trust, and will not be accepted. Award BOBBY MAROLT 1979 FORD the holder of said Deed of will be made to the lowest CHANCERY CLERK 2t 3/8, 15, 2012 LTD II SPORT responsible, responsive Bid/s/ Willie Justice, D.C. 13611 /s/ Syble Thrasher Trust, having requested the der. LANDAU SYBLE THRASHER undersigned so to do, on the ADMINISTRATRIX 29th day of March, 2012, I will Exc. cond. inside 2004 KAWASAKI ‘03 HARLEY DAVIDSON 2006 GMC YUKON during the lawful hours of be3t 3/8, 15, 22, 2012 MULE MechaniHERITAGE SOFTTAIL tween 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 The Owner reserves the right 3t & Exc. cond.13609 inside & out, 3/1,out. 8, 15, 2012 3010 Model #KAF650E, (ANNIVERSARY MODEL) p.m., at public outcry, offer to waive any informality or to 13596 cally sound cond. 106k miles, 3rd row Sports Ed., maroon, 1854 hrs., bench seat, 30 ft., with slide out for sale and will sell, at the reject any or all Bids. exc. cond., seat, garage kept, front Leather seats, only tilt bed, 4 WD & south front door of the looks Al- & drive great, & built-in TV antenna, dealership windshield, well & rear A/C,tow pkg., 98,000 mi reg. corn County Courthouse at 182k miles. 2 TV’s, 7400 miles. maintained. maintained. Great for loaded Corinth, Mississippi, for cash Tommy Irwin, Mayor farm or hunting. $6500. firm. to the highest bidder, the fol731-212-9659 lowing described land and 662-462-7158 home 662-415-0858 property situated in Alcorn Publish Dates: 662-286-1732 731-212-9661. or 731-607-6699 cell March 1, 2012 & March 8, County, Mississippi, to-wit: 2012 REDUCED Commencing at the North13589 east corner of the Northwest Quarter of Section 23, Township 2 South, Range 8 East, 1980 HONDA 750-FRONT 2007 Franklin pull Alcorn County, Mississippi; '03 CHEVY (TRI) 4-CYC. VOLKSWAGON thence run West 408.46 feetSILVERADO, camper, 36’, lots of MTR., GOOD TIRES, to the East right of way line of black, quadra steer space, 2 A/C units, 2 $6500 OR TRADE a paved public road; thence steering), 61” ZERO TURN, COMrun along said East right(4-wheel of 1979 CHEVY 1 TON DUMP slide outs, 2 doors, MERCIAL, 28 HP KOEway line South 22 degrees 32LT, 80k miles, TRUCK, $3500 looks & rides real shower & tub, 20’ minutes East 408.5 feet; HLER, 45 HOURS, NEW J.C. HARRIS 700 loaded, leather, tow good! thence run South 78 degrees 85,000 actual miles, awning, full kitchen, $7900 TRENCHER, package, ext. cab. 32 minutes East 257.04 feet; W&D, $13,000. 662-728-3193 $4000. thence run North 426 feet to $13,000 OBO. 662-286-9476 or the Point of Beginning, conCall 662-423-6872 804 taining 3.0 acres, more or 662-415-9007. 662-415-8549 662-603-5372 or 662-660-3433 BOATS FOR SALE less.

GUARANTEED Auto Sales FOR SALE

‘01 DODGE STRATUS ES,

sun roof, cold air, automatic.

2005 AIRSTREAM LAND YACHT

2000 DODGE CARAVAN

'97 HONDA GOLD WING, 1500 6 cylinder miles, 3003 Voyager kit. 662-287-8949

$

$7500 731-934-4434

BUSH HOG

CLASSIC Z, 1978 DATSUN 280Z $3,500

FOR SALE Bass/Fishing 15 ft. aluminum V bottom Cherokee boat, 70 HP Mercury motor w/trim, tilt, ss prop., easy loading trailer w/spare & 3 good tires. Bow mount trolling mtr., drivers console, depth finder, live well w/fresh water pump, 2 batts. Everything works & will demonstrate w/cash in hand. $1500. 662-286-3250 or 901-517-8611.

868 AUTOMOBILES

1961 CHEV. 2 dr. hardtop (bubble top), sound body, runs.

$10,000 Days only, 662-415-3408.

3250

662-396-1728.

$2,800

$75,000. 662-287-7734

$14,900

2000 DODGE CARAVAN,

$9,995

2003 YAMAHA V-STAR CLASSIC

$1500. 731-645-0157 AFTER 4 P.M.

$3000

662-603-4786

I will only convey such title as is vested in me as Substitute Trustee. WITNESS MY SIGNATURE, this 2nd day of March, 2012. Emily Kaye Courteau Substitute Trustee 2309 Oliver Road Monroe, LA 71201 (318) 330-9020

2007 HONDA REBEL,

2006 YAMAHA FZI 3k miles, adult owned, corbin seat, selling due to health reasons, original owner.

$1,975

$4900 286-6103

250cc, just serviced, new front tire, red in color, 7,724 miles,

COC/F08-0249 PUBLISH: 3.8.12/3.15.12/3.22.12 13606

910 MOTORCYCLES/ ATV’S

662-664-3940

REDUCED

2008 PONTIAC

GRAND PRIX, 35k miles, V6, auto, CD, fully loaded, new tires

REDUCED

‘06 VOLKSWAGON NEW BEETLE 2.5 L 5 cyl., 6-spd., Tip Tronic auto. trans., lt. green w/beige int., heated seats, RW defrost, PW, outside rear view mirrors, PDL, AM/Fm radio w/CD, MP3, traction control, sun roof, looks brand new even under hood, 14,350 mi

$

14,500

286-3654 or cell 284-7424

’09 Hyundai Accent

864 TRUCKS/VANS SUV’S

2006 NISSAN MAXIMA black, CD player, A/C, gray int., 150,000 miles, loaded.

$11,500

662-808-1978 or REDUCED

2005 HONDA ATV TRX 250 EX

39,000 MILES,

$2100 $1995

662-415-0084

$8500

“New” Condition

$9950

662-665-1995

1998 SOFTAIL,

2002 INTERNATIONAL, Cat. engine

$15,000 287-3448

‘01 MUSTANG CONVERTIBLE GT

2nd owner, 4 cyl., under 30,000 mi., 36 mpg, looking for payoff.

red with new tan top, 5-speed, 4.6, V-8, Cooper 17” tires, runs great, asking price $5200.

1999 CHEROKEE SPORT 4X4, 6 cyl., all works good except for A/C

731-610-7241

731-645-4928

662-665-1143.

$4000.

215-666-1374 662-665-0209

1991 Ford Econoline Van, 48,000 miles, good cond., one owner, serious interest. $7000. 287-5206.

2003 Honda 300 EX 2007 black plastics & after market parts.

816 RECREATIONAL VEHICLES

2008 Jayco Eagle 5th Wheel 38’, 4 slides, exc. cond., $28,000 firm. Trailer located in Counce, TN. 425-503-5467

$2,000 $2,500 462-5379

1995 HARLEY DAVIDSON SPORTSTER 1200 Screaming Eagle exhaust, only 7K miles, like new,

$5,000

662-415-8135

Mtr. & Trans., New Tires, Must See

$10,500 $12,000

662-415-8623 or 287-8894 REDUCED

2005 Kawasaki 4-wheeler 4 wheel drive, Brute force, v-twin, 650 cc, 260 hrs., $3550. 662-603-9014

WITH EXTRAS, BLUE, LESS THAN 1500 MILES,

$1850

662-287-2659

For Sale:

REDUCED

2000 Custom Harley Davidson

2001 HONDA REBEL 250

‘04 Kawasaki Vulcan Classic 1500

RAZOR 08 POLARIS

30” ITP Mud Lights, sound bars, 2600 miles.

$7500

662-808-2900

8,900 miles, 45 m.p.g. Red & Black

$5,500 Call: 662-423-5257 after 5:00 pm

’04 HONDA SHADOW 750 $

3900

662-603-4407


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