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Scam terrifies parent, kidnapper seeks ransom BY BRANT SAPPINGTON bsappington@dailycorinthian.com

A Crossroads area woman was left terrified for the safety of her child recently before learning it was all just a scam. The Prentiss County woman reported to law enforcement she had received an anonymous call stating her son had been kidnapped by some type of gang and asking for ransom money for his release. She re-

ported the call to law enforcement and was able to determine that her son was safe and the call was a hoax. Prentiss County Sheriff Randy Tolar said the woman’s report was the first time he had heard of this particular version of the scam. However, shortly after she reported it to his department he began hearing other reports of scammers using a similar hoax in the coun-

ty. “These scammers change their methods regularly trying to stay a step ahead,” he said. A similar scam has been making the rounds for years. Tolar said the most common version involves callers claiming to be the victim’s child or grandchild and stating they had been robbed while traveling somewhere far away and need money to be wired so they

can get back home. Anyone who receives a frightening or suspicious call or e-mail of this nature is encouraged to contact law enforcement to determine if it’s true before taking any action. “It breaks my heart to hear about someone that has been taken in one of these scams,” said Tolar. He said the best advice he can give to residents is if some-

thing sounds too good to be true or too far fetched to be true, it probably is. People need to be skeptical of any unsolicited call or e-mail. He also warns of the ongoing variety of prize scams and reminds everyone that if someone says they’ve won a prize but must pay a fee to collect it, it is a scam. No legitimate contest will require a fee to collect a prize.

Burn victim remains in serious condition BY JEBB JOHNSTON jjohnston@dailycorinthian.com

One victim was seriously injured in Friday night’s house fire while the other has been released from the hospital. A 9-month-old who was in the home at 1803 East Fifth St. has been released and is doing well, said Assistant Fire Chief John Wood. However, Don Pruitt, who dropped the baby out a window to safety, has serious in-

juries and is at the burn center at Crossgates River Oaks Hospital in Brandon. The investigation remains open and a cause of the fire has not been determined. Wood said the state fire marshal’s office has visited the scene, and it could take weeks to learn the findings. The fire department cannot confirm reports of an explosion accompanying the fire. Please see FIRE | 3A

Corinth man arrested for sale of cocaine BY STEVE BEAVERS sbeavers@dailycorinthian.com Staff photo by Steve Beavers

Ice storm preparation

As the Crossroads area braced for a possible ice storm Tuesday evening, people began taking precautions. Gardner’s employee Chris Gardner took time out from his job at the market to stock up on bread. The National Weather Service forecast an upper level disturbance to bring a round of precipitation and potentially icy troubles to the area through early Wednesday morning. Motorists were urged to drive with extreme caution, especially over bridges and overpasses. County schools were closed Tuesday and many meetings were postponed. Going into the evening hours Tuesday, Corinth had a steady rain for most of the day and no reports of any traffic accidents.

IUKA — A Corinth man remains jailed in Tishomingo County following an arrest for the sale of cocaine. According to Tishomingo County Sheriff Glenn Whitlock, Rodney Grayson was arrested by deputies and also faces the same charge in Alcorn County. In other arrests in Tishomingo County:

■ Iuka's Tina Weathers was arrested on three counts of sale of a controlled substance. Weathers, on probation at the time of the arrest, remains in custody at the Tishomingo County Jail with a hold placed on her by the Mississippi Department of Corrections. ■ Karen Carter of Iuka was arrested for two counts of sale of a controlled substance.

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Northeast promotes Hopewell Church celebrates unity Ford to vice president BY STEVE BEAVERS

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BOONEVILLE — Former Northeast Mississippi Community College head women’s basketball coach and current dean of students and athletic director Ricky Ford has been named the college’s new executive vice president. Ford will move into the new position effective Feb. 1 and will take the place of Dr. Larry Nabors. Dr. Nabors has accepted Mississippi Delta Community College’s offer to be the new president, which opened the door for Ford. “Ricky Ford has been an institutional asset for more than 31 years,” Northeast president Dr. Johnny L. Allen said. “I value his judgment and look forward to working with him in the capacity of Executive Vice President.” On March 7, 2011 Ford announced he was stepping down as women's basketball coach at Northeast but continued to be the athletic director and eventually accepted the role of dean of

Ricky Ford students after the retirement of Kenneth Pounders in the Spring of 2011. “I have a tremendous passion for Northeast Mississippi ComPlease see FORD | 3A

RIENZI — Hopewell Church wants to bring all people together. To celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the 50th anniversary of his famous “I Have a Dream” speech, the congregation is hosting a program to unite the area on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. “We would life to fill our life center and form a human unity chain to signify our coming and working together,” said Hopewell Church’s Rebecca Spence. “That was Dr. King’s dream and it is what we want to happen Sunday — all races and denominations coming together and being united.” The program features individuals from the community, including State Representative Tracy Arnold, reading excerpts from the famous speech made August 28, 1963, during the March on Washington. During that day, more than 250,000 were in attendance. Other excerpts from his well-known speeches will be read with the climax ending with a video of the “I Have

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Hopewell Church’s Rebecca Spence puts up a photo of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The church is hosting a program to honor Dr. King on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. a Dream” speech. “It was a day when all people came together for the betterment of mankind,” added Spence.

During the 17-minute speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, King called Please see UNITY | 3A

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Deaths James Beverly

James Lee Beverly, 70, died Sunday, January 13, 2013 at Magnolia Regional Health Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Magnolia Funeral Home.

Kenneth Houston ADAMSVILLE, Tenn. — Kenneth Houston, 81, died Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at TriCounty Healthcare. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Memorial Funeral Home.

Vernon Whirley

Vernon Ray Whirley died Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Memorial Funeral Home.

Mackie Howie

IUKA — Funeral services for Mackie M. Howie, 65, are set for 11 a.m. Thursday at Airport Mission Baptist Church with burial in Providence Cemetery. Mr. Howie died Sunday, January 13, 2013 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He was preceded in death by his parents,

Malcolm and Elsie Howie; and his adopted mother, Emmogene Pace. Bro. Perry Murphy will officiate. Visitation is one hour prior to service time at the church. Cutshall Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Cherle Lucas ST. GEORGE, Utah — A private memorial service for Cherle Masters Lucas, 65, will be held 5 p.m. Friday at Saint James Catholic Church. Mrs. Lucas died Saturday, December 1, 2012 at her residence from a chronic illness. She was born July 20, 1947. Survivors include her husband, Carl Lucas of St. George, Utah; a daughter, Heidi Landry (Charles) of Booneville; two grandsons, Dennis Landry of Booneville and Rusty Landry of Booneville; her mother, Kathleen Masters of Corinth; a sister, Colleen Brown (Jimmy) of Corinth; and a brother, Darrell Masters (Linda) of Union Grove, Wis. She was preceded in death by her father, Arthur Masters; and a sister, Elizabeth Masters.

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JACKSON—Gov. Phil Bryant marked significant progress toward his goals of bringing more physicians to Mississippi and growing the state’s health care economy as he helped break ground on a $63 million expansion to permit larger class sizes at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine. In October 2012, Bryant directed $10 million in grant funding to the School of Medicine to launch the effort. The new 151,000 square-foot facility will provide new classrooms and laboratory space, allowing the School of Medicine to increase the number of students it admits to each incoming class from 135 to more than 160. “I am thrilled to break ground on this expansion of the School of Medicine,” Bryant said. “Mississippi is in need of more bright, skilled physicians to provide quality medical care to our residents and to those patients from other states who seek outstanding care in Mississippi, and this state-

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for an end to racism in the United States. The speech was a defining moment of the American Civil Rights Movement. Churches as well as other organizations and individuals are encouraged to make signs with their names on them. A video will be made commemorating the event. “It is so awesome that 50 years later people still remember the speech,” said Spence. “It wasn’t about color, it was about people working together.” Several guest choirs

from around the area will be providing the music. The church is also planning to recognize the NAACP and other organizations for its support of King’s non-violence movement. “Hopefully, we will get that same feeling as those who attended the march,” said Spence. The event is free and a small reception will be held following the program. “We hope we have the problem of seeing how many people our life center holds,” added Spence. Hopewell Church is located on 464 Highway 356.

munity College and I intend to continue with that passion in this new position,” explained Ford. “ I hope to be able to really enhance the team concept throughout the entire Northeast family.” Ford’s team concept

After getting the child to safety, Pruitt apparently collapsed, unconscious. A fireman broke through the window where he was last seen and found Pruitt. Fire-

UMMC vice chancellor for health affairs and School of Medicine dean, said the expansion will help address Mississippi’s medical needs. “Today’s ceremony marks a defining step in building the space we need to train Mississippi’s next generations of physicians. This new School of Medicine facility directly addresses our mission to educate health-care providers for Mississippi’s vast medical needs,” Keeton said. “We’re grateful to Gov. Bryant, the state Legislature and Mississippi Development Authority for recognizing how training more physicians for Mississippi will impact the state’s economy, and we’re glad to continue working with the state’s leadership to improve the future of health care in Mississippi.” Bryant worked closely with the Mississippi Economic Council to develop a comprehensive strategy for growing Mississippi’s health care economy, and increasing the state’s capacity to train physicians is key component of the plan.

“Blueprint Mississippi’s Health Care as an Economic Driver study focuses on the importance of building our capacity of physicians, and the new medical school is a ground breaking effort toward both attracting and training the best and the brightest,” said Blake A. Wilson, president and CEO of the Mississippi Economic Council, the state Chamber of Commerce. “It is another world class visionary move toward putting our state in the place of greatest opportunity.” During the 2012 legislative session, Bryant signed into law House Bill 317 to establish more medical residency programs throughout the state, a move that will allow more Mississippitrained physicians to remain in the state. This session, Bryant will continue to pursue efforts to increase the number of physicians practicing in Mississippi’s most medically underserved communities. The school of medicine expansion is expected to create about 930 jobs during construction.

has been a successful trait throughout his 34year career. During his 30-year coaching career, Ford’s overall career record was 676-253, a winning percentage of 72.7 percent which reflects his hard work and dedication. His team concept also lead Northeast to

their first Lady Tiger Basketball National Championship in 1987 to go along with nine Mississippi Association of Junior & Community Colleges (MACJC) State Championships and three Region XXIII crowns. “I appreciate the opportunity that Dr. Johnny Al-

len and the entire Board of Trustees has given me to try to make a contribution to the institution that I so dearly respect. I am really excited to have the opportunity to work with all the faculty and staff to move Northeast forward and to an even higher level,” Ford said.

with intent to distribute which he had been indicted on the previous year. ■ Donte Mason of Cherokee, Ala. was arrested for possession of marijuana with intent to sell. Mason is currently

out on bond for possession of marijuana in a correctional facility. In late December., investigators with the Tishomingo County Sheriff’s Department arrested Ronald and Donald Young for possession

of marijuana with intent to distribute and manufacture of marijuana. Deputies seized several plants and items used for the manufacture of marijuana inside trailers on the property of the brothers.

ARRESTS CONTINUED FROM 1A ■ Jeff Poole was arrested for sale of morphine. Poole pled guilty in the Tishomingo County Circuit Court this past week to the charge and also for possession of morphine

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of-the-art expansion will allow us to provide better training to even more students. “Not only will this help us reach our goal of training more physicians to provide better health care access, these new doctors will create a significant economic impact in the communities where they practice. I have said before that health care is an industry of necessity, and Mississippi is taking an important step today to proactively grow its health care economy.” The School of Medicine projects that the larger class sizes accommodated by the new facility will generate about $1.7 billion in economic impact in Mississippi by 2025 and that the additional physicians trained will support more than 19,000 new jobs by the same year. The current economic impact of practicing UMMC-trained physicians is more than $6.3 billion annually, and those physicians are estimated to support more than 60,000 jobs in the state. Dr. James Keeton,

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Guest View Education is important topic at the Capitol BY NICK BAIN State Representative

The 2013 Legislature is now in session and we are facing several major issues which will affect us here in Alcorn County. The Medicaid expansion dilemma, the charter schools controversy and budget decisions are all receiving a lot of attention . Each of these important items deserves thorough examination and discussion. I will do my part to ensure respectful and productive conversations take place during the decision-making process. Our first House Education Committee meeting took place in a room crowded with spectators as we all listened to Gov. Phil Bryant’s plan to revamp our school systems. As I have stated before, I will not vote for any measure that may harm our already excellent school systems -- both here in Alcorn County and elsewhere in the state. Among the measures being proposed is the idea every school system should be mandated to accept charter schools as part of their programs. Our local school administrators, teachers and parents should be the ones to determine whether charter schools are needed here. We already have laws in place that provide this option. We shouldn’t be forced into a costly, disruptive process that may have negative effects on our children for years to come. As I did last session, I will be submitting a bill to allow a pre-kindergarten pilot program to be introduced in the Alcorn County Schools (H. B. 629, 2012 Reg. Sess.). This measure was the result of discussions with our local professional educators, who, like me, believe children who have strong educational experiences before kindergarten enjoy the greatest chance to succeed in school and beyond. It has been proven early childhood education results in a reduction in crime rates, school dropouts and academic failures. The economic return on taxpayer investment ranges from $6.97 to $12.03 for every dollar spent on early childhood education, according to a study by economist Robert Lynch. Gov. Bryant’s recommendation to provide $3 million to the early childhood education “Building Blocks” program is a step in the right direction. Mississippi is one of the only states in the nation which does not have the important underpinning of pre-kindergarten for our children’s futures. As I’ve said before, the school districts in Alcorn County rank among the best in the region. It seems to me establishing a pre-kindergarten program here as a model for others is a worthy goal. I will work to see a viable prekindergarten program becomes a reality here and across Mississippi. If you’re thinking public education holds a special place in my heart, you are right. My wife, the former Lesley Lewis, is a professional educator and we are the parents of two young children, with a third arriving in February. As your state representative for District 2, I will do everything I can to make sure our schools are safe and our children receive the best educational opportunities possible. There are no do-overs in education -- we need to get it right for our kids the first time. On another front, Alcorn County has now exceeded the statutory threshold to allow us to expand our justice system with another constable and justice court judge. I agree with our supervisors we don’t need the added expense of installing another set of these offices here. They believe -- and I agree -- our justice system is working just fine as it is. I will be introducing a bill to allow us to waive this requirement for Alcorn County. If it becomes necessary in the future to increase the number of constables and justice court judges, we can still do so. I welcome your suggestions, concerns and ideas on all issues that come before the Legislature. (Nick Bain of Corinth is state representive for House District 2 which includes Alcorn County. To reach him, email nbain@house. ms.gov or call him at 662-287-1620. He can also be messaged on FaceBook at Nicholas Ryan Bain.)

Prayer for today Christ our Morning Star, come and waken us from the greyness of our apathy, and renew in us your gift of hope. Amen.

A verse to share From the same mouth come blessing and cursing. My brothers and sisters, this ought not to be so. — James 3:10 (NRSV)

Worth quoting A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him. — David Brinkley

Farewell to devoted husband, dad, gentleman When my dad was badly weakened by the flu and my mom wanted to call an ambulance to take him to the emergency room, he wouldn’t go unless he could shave first and change into a nice shirt and a pair of slacks. My mom told him they don’t have a dress code at ER. He insisted. My dad, who didn’t survive his illness, was thoroughly old school. He would no more wear a pair of jeans than rainbow-striped clown pants. Born in 1929, he never lost his belief in the standards of a bygone era or his passion for its literature, culture and history. He taught English for decades at what was then Trinity College in Washington, D.C., with an emphasis on American literature of the 1920s and 1930s. He was a teacher’s teacher who devoted himself to transferring, as much as he could, his love for Hemingway and Faulkner to his students. He adored big-band music — Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller and the rest of them. He whistled and hummed their tunes constantly around the

house. Later in life, he even tried to teach himself to play the trumpet, although I Rich would put Lowery the emphasis on National the word Review “tried.” When we played recordings of the greats for him in the hospital, he hummed along through his oxygen mask. He was a committed World War II buff. Nothing would ever seem as momentous to him as the clash of great armies over the fate of civilization that was in the headlines every day of his youth. He might have missed his calling as a military historian. His bookshelves were a veritable research library on the armaments of World War II. He was a scale modeler, and his study is full of dozens of models of tanks, planes and ships from the war. He had nearly completed his latest, a Heinkel He 115-1 (a German seaplane), when he passed away.

He loved baseball and had New York Yankee pinstripes imprinted on his heart. Like any good Yankees fan, he believed that the universe is in proper order only when the Yanks are world champs. Since his norms were set in an era when it was a big deal when Joe DiMaggio once kicked the dirt near second base in frustration in the 1947 World Series, he had no use for the ostentation of contemporary sport. He was a private man and very self-contained. I never saw him cry and never heard him raise his voice. Swearing was out of the question. He didn’t hug, if he could possibly avoid it. But he may have had the tenderest heart of anyone I have ever known. He spoiled the cats horribly, fed the birds lavishly and always endeavored to find a way to usher insects out of the house without doing them any harm. He was a devoted husband and father. I’m always a sucker for sentimental father-son baseball scenes in movies. It brings back the times my dad would throw batting practice or hit fly

balls to me down at the local field on summer nights. On the walk back home — with the overused ball stained green from the grass — he would put his arm around me and tell me stories of the game. Whatever lessons I have learned in life in the importance of patience and diligence began when he assembled a model tank with me as a kid. He believed in excellence, in duty and in self-control. He was a constant reader, beginning with the newspapers every morning (I told you he was old school), and an inveterate self-educator. He always had something next on his list that he wanted to learn more about, and in the spirit of a tinkerer — he baked and had dabbled through the years in woodworking, gardening and bricklaying — always another project. He had a trial at the very end, but was dignified to his last breath. RIP. (Daily Corinthian columnist Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review. He can be reached via e-mail: comments.lowry@nationalreview.com.)

Plantation’s history more than a petticoat mirror DESTREHAN PLANTATION, La. — You could not ask for a more evocative scene than this — one day and 202 years after the largest slave revolt in this country began near here. A misty fog makes the sky moss-green, and the ground is puddled with yesterday’s rain. Live oaks the size of grain silos frame a levee that holds at bay the Mississippi River. A few miles from the New Orleans airport, this place is a world away from the city’s siren bray and hustle. The big house here was built and most probably designed in 1787 by a slave, Charles Paquet, who not only bought his freedom with the construction, but afterward was rewarded with a slave of his own. Human life might not have been cheap, but it was for purchase. Slaves along the Great River Road plantations — the so-called German Coast — presumably had heard about the successful slave coup in Haiti in 1804 and

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carefully, over several years, planned one of their own. On Jan. 8, 1811, Rheta the time Johnson must have s e e m e d Columnist right. With the drumbeat of freedom in their heads, the slaves began their doomed march. Historians say eventually the army was anywhere from 150 to 500 strong, men and women, led by a rebel slave driver named Charles. Some believe he originally was from Haiti, where his inspiration gelled. The determined group first attacked a planter, Manuel Andry, and killed his son. The insurgents had heard that the Louisiana Militia had weapons stored at the Andry Plantation, thus the tactical choice. But that cache had been moved, so the marauding slaves armed themselves with whatever crude weap-

ons they could muster and marched on toward New Orleans and the seat of territorial government. Word spread. Houses and property were pillaged and burned. There was panic in the white community, with many planters fleeing to New Orleans. But the rebellion that began with bloody bluster quickly was squashed. Within 48 hours, betterarmed militia troops from both Baton Rouge and New Orleans had ended the feeble slave effort. Two whites were killed. About 100 blacks. One report has 66 killed in battle and 18 executed after summary trials, one held right here Jan. 13 — five days after the revolt began — at Destrehan. Nobody knows for sure how many slaves were killed, but many of their corpses were mutilated. Documents show the executed had “their heads harvested” and displayed on poles along the levee. The piked heads of their

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fellow slaves would serve to keep others in line. Or so went planter reasoning. An economy that depended on the enslaved to harvest its sugar cane crops would not show mercy. Destrehan documents said execution and the grotesque display of human heads was “necessary to suppress a revolt which could take on a ferocious character if the chiefs and principal accomplices are not promptly destroyed.” Today, a few primitive art paintings depict the bloody rebellion and are displayed in an outbuilding on the Destrehan property. The imagination has to do the rest. In the world of plantation tours — endless petticoat mirrors, shoo-fly fans and four-poster beds — this one may hold the most important history lesson of all. (Rheta Grimsley Johnson is a resident of Tishomingo County. To find out more about her and her books, visit www.rhetagrimsleyjohnsonbooks.com.)

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State to measure spending effectiveness JACKSON — Mississippi officials are adopting a national system created by the Pew Center for the States to measure how much benefit a dollar of public spending creates. The system is first being set up to measure the effectiveness of criminal justice and corrections programs, but could be expanded to other areas in the future. House and Senate Appropriations Committee members heard a presentation on the plan Tuesday. Mississippi tried in the 1990s to measure the effectiveness of its spending, but those measures have been ignored in recent years. Gov. Phil Bryant has also called for making spending decisions based on results, but lawmakers moved little on the subject in

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Senate committee OKs charter school bill JACKSON — Legislation to expand charter schools in Mississippi is once again moving forward, as the state Senate Education Committee approved Senate Bill 2189 on a split vote Tuesday. The action came after Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves met privately with committee members Monday evening. The bill was released Tuesday morning. “This is just kind of picking up where we left off in the 2012 session,” Senate Education Committee Chairman Gray Tollison, R-Oxford, told committee members Tuesday. The bill would give districts rated “A” or “B” a veto over whether charters can locate there, while “C” and lowerrated districts wouldn’t get a veto. Many House

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wrong is you don’t have the resources you need.”

Walker removed at marine agency BILOXI — Bill Walker has been dismissed as the executive director of the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources. The decision same Tuesday in a unanimous vote from members of the Commission on Marine Resources. CMR Vice-Chairman Jimmy Taylor made the motion to terminate Walker “for cause.” There was no additional discussion before the vote. “In light of continuing information received by the commission, I believe the commission has received sufficient information to terminate with cause the employment” of Walker,” Taylor said just before making the motion to dismiss Walker. CMR Chairman Vernon Asper said the commis-

sion has been upset by the allegations made against Walker and the MDMR. “I can promise you, we are going to pay more attention to everything that goes on in the department. “It’s hard when you have someone you trust explicitly and they let you down,” Asper said without mentioning Walker by name. “In this case, we gave a person free reign. We are aggreived at the allegations which have been made.” Walker was suspended without pay on Dec. 28. He did not attend for Tuesday’s meeting. Walker, who was appointed head of the DMR in 2002 by Gov. Ronnie Musgrove, has come under fire in recent months — first from a preliminary report in a federal audit which questioned funds spent on land purchases made through a federal program funded by offshore money. The report

found the department paid far more in most cases than the estimated value of the properties.

Wicker to oppose Hagel nomination JACKSON — U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, a Republican from Mississippi, says he will oppose the nomination of former Sen. Chuck Hagel to be defense secretary. Wicker is a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, which will hold confirmation hearings on Hagel’s nomination. Wicker says in a statement that Hagel has a flawed vision for America’s role in the world and Hagel’s comments have cast doubt on the role he would play as an advocate for a robust defense budget. Wicker says Hagel’s record of extreme views makes him an unwise pick for defense secretary.

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JOHANNESBURG — When do you not listen to the African wildlife expert? When he tells you to stand closer to the rhino. That suggestion by a South African game park

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owner resulted in serious injuries to a Johannesburg woman, 24. Chantal Beyer said the game park owner snapped pictures and suggested that she “stand just a little bit closer” seconds before the attack.

Photos show Beyer and her husband only feet away from two rhinos. The rhino attacked, and its horn penetrated Beyers’ chest from behind, resulting in a collapsed lung and broken ribs.

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Sandy aid package moving toward votes WASHINGTON — The House moved toward action Tuesday on a $50.7 billion Superstorm Sandy aid package that Northeast lawmakers hoped could be approved despite attempts by fiscal conservatives to eliminate unrelated projects and to gain offsetting spending cuts to cover the costs of the bill. Amendments offered by opponents of full funding set up a faceoff on the emergency spending package, with Northeast lawmakers in both parties eager to provide recovery aid for one of the worst storms ever to strike the region. “I urge my colleagues to show fundamental humanity and pass the bill today,” said Rep. Louise Slaughter, D-N.Y., noting it has been more than seven weeks since the storm struck. Rep. Tom McClintock, R-Calif., complained that billions of dollars would go for projects that are not urgently needed. “It’s supposed to be for emergency repairs,” said McClintock. The base $17 billion bill by the House Appropriations Committee is aimed at immediate Sandy recovery needs, including $5.4 billion for New York and New Jersey transit systems and $5.4 billion for the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s disaster relief aid fund. Northeast lawmakers will have a chance to add to that bill with an amendment by Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, R-N.J., for an additional $33.7 billion, including $10.9 billion for public transportation projects. The Club for Growth, a conservative group, is urging lawmakers to oppose both Sandy aid measures. Sandy aid supporters, nonetheless, voiced confidence Monday they would prevail. The Senate passed a $60.4 billion Sandy aid package in December with bipartisan support.

US condemns Morsi comments WASHINGTON — The White House on Tuesday strongly condemned remarks that Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi made almost three years ago about Jews. Morsi was a Muslim Brotherhood leader in 2010 when, according to a video obtained by The New York Times, he asked Egyptians to “nurse our children and our grandchildren on hatred.” Months later, in a television interview, Morsi referred to Zionists as bloodsuckers who attack Palestinians, describing

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Obama weighing action on guns WASHINGTON — Facing powerful opposition to sweeping gun regulations, President Barack Obama is weighing 19 steps he could take through executive action alone, congressional officials said. But the scope of such measures is limited. The steps could include ordering stricter action against people who lie on gun sale background checks, seeking to ensure more complete records in the federal background check database, striking limits on federal research into gun use, ordering tougher penalties against gun trafficking, and giving schools flexibility to use grant money to improve safety. Obama will unveil his proposals Wednesday, barely over a month since the massacre of 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., thrust the gun issue into the national spotlight after years of inaction by Obama and lawmakers. The White House said Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will be joined at Wednesday’s announcement by children who wrote the president letters after the Newtown shooting. Supportive lawmakers and advocacy groups are also expected to attend. Obama is vowing not to back off his support for sweeping gun legislation that would require congressional backing — including banning assault weapons, limiting the capacity of ammunition magazines and instituting universal background checks — despite opposition from the influential gun lobby.

“Will all of them get through this Congress? I don’t know,” Obama said at a news conference Monday. “My starting point is not to worry about the politics,” he said. “My starting point is to focus on what makes sense, what works.”

Obama gets second chance at speech WASHINGTON — Sixteen presidents before Barack Obama got a second chance at giving an inaugural address for the ages. Most didn’t make much of it. George Washington’s remarks the second time around were admirably succinct — only 135 words — but hardly qualify as an address. Thomas Jefferson, who laid out a masterful brief on democracy at his first oath-taking, spent much of his second complaining that the press was telling lies about him. Ulysses S. Grant also began his second term by grousing that he’d been slandered, although it’s unlikely those who had heard his first inaugural were expecting much better. Abraham Lincoln is the grand exception. Just matching his first offering, with its lyric appeal to the “better angels of our nature,” would have been a feat. On his second try, Lincoln brought forth the mostacclaimed inaugural address ever, one of the great American speeches. Four years of civil war at last coming to a close, he summoned his countrymen to bind up the nation’s wounds, “with malice toward none, with charity for all.” Such poetic lightning is unlikely to strike again. Indeed, expectations for inaugural eloquence are low these days, giving Obama some breathing room as he prepares for Monday. “Most inaugural addresses are just pedestrian,” said Martin J. Medhurst, a professor of politics and rhetoric at Baylor University. Their function is ceremonial; they lack emotion and urgency. After reading all 56 inaugural addresses to date, presidential historian Charles O. Jones found: “A lot of them, frankly, are highly forgettable.” And second inaugurals? Even worse. Lincoln’s brilliance aside, the phrasings that gleam brightest in American memory came from newly minted presidents: Franklin Roosevelt’s “the only thing we have to fear is fear itself,” and John F. Kennedy’s “ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.”

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Fighting the flu Hospitals are swamped with flu patients. Although the flu normally doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t spread across the country until late January or February, it is already widespread in more than 40 states. Even so, financial analysts expect health care stocks to remain largely immune from big share price swings as the need for medical help rises. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The current cold, cough and flu season looks to be the most severe in at least the last decade and continues to intensify,â&#x20AC;? Credit Suisse analyst Edward Kelly said in a research note. Flu season can help drugstore chains like CVS Caremark, Rite Aid and Walgreen because it brings more patients to stores to fill prescriptions or pick up disinfectants or over-the-counter remedies. But the gains can be short-lived. Kelly said an analysis of the three most severe flu seasons in the last decade shows that drugstore stocks perform well as flu activity picks up, but they then give back much of the gain in the following months.

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Flu the health of three major drugstore stocks. q 135.08 +.19 q 162.56 +1.02 q 147.07 +.10 CVS Caremark (CVS) Rite Aid (RAD) Walgreen (WAG) q 27.87 +.21 Tuesdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s close: $1.51 Tuesdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s close: $51.79 Tuesdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s close: $39.30 q 41.21 52-WEEK RANGE 52-WEEK RANGE 52-WEEK RANGE q 64.54 +1.32 $41 $52 $1 $2 $29 $39 8 17.62 +.20 P/E ratio*: 17 P/E ratio*: Projected losses P/E ratio*: 18 13 38.39 -.46 1-yr. return: 25% 1-yr. return: 17% 1-yr. return: 24% 24 47.03 +.08 The chain recently broke a The nation's largest drugstore A growing pharmacy benefitsdd 6.73 +.07 string of quarterly losses dating chain is still fighting through a management business and 57 12.52 +1.24 to 2007. 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JPM $46.35 JPMorgan Chase reports fourth- $50 $36.66 quarter earnings today that are expected to be crimped by a 40 hefty legal settlement. The bank was part of a group â&#x20AC;&#x2122;12 of 10 major lenders that agreed 30 last week to pay a combined est. Operating $0.90 $1.19 $8.5 billion as part of a national EPS settlement with the government 4Q â&#x20AC;&#x2122;11 4Q â&#x20AC;&#x2122;12 over foreclosure abuse claims. Price-earnings ratio: 10 JPMorgan remains under height- based on past 12 monthsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; results ened regulatory scrutiny in the wake of a surprise $6 billion trad- Dividend: $1.20 Div. yield: 2.6% ing loss last year. Source: FactSet

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Local Schedule Thursday Basketball Pontotoc @ Corinth, 6 (WXRZ) Kossuth @ Ripley, 6 Central @ Hardin Co., 6 Soccer Corinth @ New Albany, 5

Friday Basketball Belmont @ Kossuth, 6 (WXRZ) Walnut @ Strayhorn, 6

Saturday

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Local slate wiped out by weather BY H. LEE SMITH II lsmith@dailycorinthian.com

Mother Nature reared her ugly head again on Tuesday. Following early dismissal of most area schools on Monday and a handful of closings on Tuesday, inclement weather put a halt to all action on the local front. Four basketball games — all division contests — involving Alcorn County teams, plus Corinth’s soccer match at New Albany were postponed.

■ On the hardwood, Corinth was set to complete its homeand-home series with Pontotoc. The Warriors and Lady Warriors haven’t played at home since splitting with Division 1-4A foe Shannon on Dec. 20. Tuesday’s 1-4A twinbill has been rescheduled for Thursday. The Warriors (16-4) have won 41 of their last 44 home matches, including 13 straight. ■ Biggersville’s 1-1A double-

header at Jumpertown was also postponed. According to Lion Head Coach Cliff Little, no makeup date has been set yet. ■ Kossuth and Alcorn Central were set to hit the road for Division 1-3A contests. Kossuth was supposed to play at Ripley, with Central traveling to Belmont. The Aggie-Tiger twinbill, the second meeting of the year between the rivals, has also be reset for Thursday.

Central’s game at Belmont has been tentatively reset for Friday, Feb. 8, according to Bear Head Coach Brandon Quinn. AC already had a date at Hardin County (Tenn.) on Thursday and Saturday was booked with a twinbill against Middleton (Tenn.) ■ Corinth’s soccer matches with New Albany are also set to be made up on Thursday. Girls’ action will begin at 5, with the boys’ game to follow.

Basketball Middleton @ Central, 5 Soccer Corinth @ Amory

Monday, Jan. 21 Basketball (B) Corinth @ Rumble in the South

Tuesday, Jan. 22 Basketball Itawamba AHS @ Corinth, 6 (WXRZ) Central @ Ripley, 6 Walnut @ Calhoun City, 6

Friday, Jan. 25 Basketball Holly Springs @ Central, 6 (WXRZ) Pine Grove @ Biggersville, 6 Corinth @ Baldwyn, 6 Kossuth @ Mantachie, 6 Bruce @ Walnut, 6

Saturday, Jan. 26 Basketball (G) Corinth @ Lady Viking S/O (B) Kossuth @ Hot Bed Classic

Tuesday, Jan. 29 Basketball Booneville @ Kossuth, 6 Biggersville @ Thrasher, 6 Corinth @ Shannon, 6 Potts Camp @ Walnut, 6

Shorts Volleyball League The Sportsplex is offering a coed volleyball league open to those 14 and older. A female must strike the ball once among the legal three hits. Entry fee is $125 per team. Play begins on Thursday. If interested, call 287-4417.

Youth Soccer Sign ups for the youth soccer league at the Corinth Sportsplex will run through Jan. 25. Members of the Sportsplex can sign up for no cost, and non-members can register for $45. Age groups include 4-5, 6-7, 8-9 and 10-12. Children ages 13-15 may also sign up, though these groups will only participate if there is enough interest. The soccer season will include 10 games and a tournament, all to be played inside the Sportsplex on AstroTurf. For more information, contact Havis Hurley at 643-3561.

New Site Banquet Former Mississippi State head baseball coach Ron Polk will be the featured speaker for the New Site Royals Fourth Annual 1st Pitch Banquet and Silent Auction on Monday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m. on the campus of New Site HS. Seating is limited to the first 150 tickets sold and must be purchased in advance. Tickets are $15 and include meal, access to silent auction, and seating for speaker presentation. For more information or to purchase a ticket, please call 3227389 or 728-5205.

Photo by Donica Phifer

Corinth’s Jazz Garner dribbles past Biggersville’s Shaun Watson during the finals of the Alcorn County Tournament. All the local action on Tuesday was postponed to a later date due to inclement weather.

Young Bulldogs win first 2 SEC match ups Associated Press

Mississippi State’s nonconference performance was such a disaster that it was easy to wonder if first-year coach Rick Ray could lead his team to even one Southeastern Conference victory this season. One week into SEC play, the Bulldogs have already won two. It’s been a stunning turnaround for Mississippi State (7-7, 2-0 SEC), which scuffled through December but should now have a little momentum and confidence when it hosts Alabama (9-6, 1-1) on Wednesday at Humphrey Coliseum. The Bulldogs went 5-7 during non-conference play, with

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Proposals expected to be voted on during this week’s annual NCAA convention in Grapevine, Texas. If approved, the changes would: ■ Allow athletes to accept up to $300 per year beyond normal expenses to attend non-scholastic events; ■ Receive an undefined amount of money to help offset expenses associated with practices and competition with national teams, including tryouts; ■ Establish a uniform definition of necessary expenses for college athletes and recruits. The calculation would be based on a calendar year, not an event-by-event basis; ■ Allow schools to provide normal Please see NCAA | 9A

point — suffocating halfcourt defense that masks the Bulldogs trouble putting the ball in the basket. Ray’s background as an assistant coach included stints in the Big Ten (Purdue) and Missouri Valley (Indiana State), two conferences known for a blue-collar, bone-jarring approach on the defensive end. He’s brought that mindset to Starkville, and his players have embraced it. “If you’re not willing to play defense and be tough, you’re probably not gonna play,” Ray said. “Our guys have a mindset right now that defense is the most important thing. We still fight it a little bit when can’t score or have an offensive drought, but just

trying to get those guys to understand that if we continue to play defense the way we’re playing, even if we continue to have scoring droughts, we still keep that lead.” Craig Sword, who won SEC freshman of the week honors on Monday after scoring a career-high 18 points against South Carolina, said Ray’s practices consist almost entirely of defensive drills. The Bulldogs have only seven scholarship players available because of injuries and attrition, making a true scrimmage nearly impossible. Instead, there’s focus on individual skills and defensive techniques. Please see BULLDOGS | 9A

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the low point being a particularly embarrassing 59-57 home loss to Alabama A&M on Dec. 30. But since that day, they’ve won three straight, including a home victory over South Carolina and a road win over Georgia to start SEC play. “It was really a tribute to our kids’ toughness and persevering through a lot of different things,” Ray said. “I’m happy with the way our guys are playing. I know it was crazy when we lost to Alabama A&M, but I actually thought our guys were doing better during that time period and it’s starting to show in results with wins.” The cause for Mississippi State’s revival is easy to pin-

NEW YORK — From nearly unstoppable to nearly invisible. Tim Tebow was two wins from the Super Bowl a year ago. Now, he’s pretty much a player without a team — likely to be released by the New York Jets after one frustrating season and his hometown team in Jacksonville already pulling in the welcome mat.

Even Tebow doesn’t how this will unfold. A backup role on another NFL team? A position change? The Canadian Football League? “I don’t know what my future holds, but I know who holds my future,” the devout Christian said in a recent interview with Fox Business Network, his only public comments since his strange Jets season ended.

“And, in that,” he added, “there is a lot of peace and a lot of comfort.” Tebow barely played for the Jets last season. “An absolute mess,” is the way recently retired special teams coordinator Mike Westhoff described it. Tebow has two years left on his contract, but New York is expected to trade or release him in the next few weeks. So far, destination unknown.

“I can’t imagine a scenario in which he’ll be a Jacksonville Jaguar,” new general manager David Caldwell declared last week. “Even if he’s released.” While there’s an outside chance Tebow could remain a New Yorker, depending on the whims of the still -to-be-hired GM, it appears highly unlikely. So, that’s two NFL teams Please see TEBOW | 9A

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NEW YORK — Hockey fans will click their bitterness or forgiveness over the NHL lockout by whether they tune into the games on TV. Then again, if the shortened season ends with, say, a Rangers-Red Wings final, even the most aggrieved of them might have a hard time

staying away. Television viewership bounced back — eventually — after the last lockout, one that wiped out an entire season. So there’s certainly precedent that the sport’s ratings can weather the lost games and perceived greed of a work stoppage. “Hope the passion for hock-

ey bubbles back to the surface very quickly,” NBC Sports executive producer Sam Flood said Tuesday. “The hockey fan is a passionate group, and we’re cautiously optimistic they’ll come back. It won’t be instant. You’ve got to regain the trust, regain the passion.” History also shows playoff matchups can swing momen-

tum in either direction. When the first two Stanley Cup finals after the lockout were Carolina-Edmonton and Anaheim-Ottawa, viewership cratered. Then the league hit a favorable stretch of large-market, big-name teams, with sePlease see NHL | 9A


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“We don’t even worry about offense because everybody on our team (knows how to play) offense,” Sword said. “That’s all coach preaches about is defense. If we play defense we’ll win.” After two SEC games, that’s hard to argue. But the Bulldogs have also started to show signs of improvement on offense. Junior Jalen Steele — one of the few experienced players on the roster — returned from a wrist injury in late December to give the Bulldogs some outside shooting help. Mississippi State is still shooting an SECworst 27.8 percent from 3-point range, but Steele hit 4 of 8 from long range in the Georgia win. Sword’s 18-point performance against South Carolina was followed by 16 points against Georgia. The 6-foot-3 guard is one of several freshmen — including fellow guards Trivante Bloodman and Fred Thomas — who have had to learn the college game quickly. And the current winning streak has done wonders for self-esteem.

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down — the only ones, at that, who showed any interest last offseason when Denver shopped him — and the 25-year-old Tebow’s options appear to be dwindling. “Tim Tebow is an extremely popular individual — or, he was,” said former Cowboys executive Gil Brandt, now an analyst for NFL.com. “I think his popularity has waned significantly the last three or four months.” The buzz these days belongs to young quarterbacks like Washington’s Robert Griffin III, Seattle’s Russell Wilson, Indianapolis’ Andrew Luck and San Francisco’s Colin Kaepernick. It seems so long ago now that Tebowing — his signature dropping to a knee for a prayerful pose — was all the rage. But even Tebow never Tebowed during the regular season for the Jets. Not once. Quite a fall for a Heisman Trophy winner and twotime national champion with the University of Florida, and whose No. 15 Broncos jersey ranked second in national sales to Green Bay’s Aaron Rodgers in 2011.

EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB New York 24 13 .649 — Brooklyn 22 15 .595 2 Boston 20 17 .541 4 Philadelphia 16 22 .421 8½ Toronto 14 23 .378 10 Southeast Division W L Pct GB Miami 24 12 .667 — Atlanta 21 16 .568 3½ Orlando 13 24 .351 11½ Charlotte 9 28 .243 15½ Washington 7 28 .200 16½ Central Division W L Pct GB Indiana 23 15 .605 — Chicago 21 15 .583 1 Milwaukee 19 17 .528 3 Detroit 14 24 .368 9 Cleveland 9 31 .225 15 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division W L Pct GB San Antonio 29 11 .725 — Memphis 24 12 .667 3 Houston 21 17 .553 7 Dallas 16 23 .410 12½ New Orleans 11 26 .297 16½ Northwest Division W L Pct GB Oklahoma City 30 8 .789 — Denver 23 16 .590 7½ Portland 20 17 .541 9½ Utah 21 19 .525 10 Minnesota 16 19 .457 12½ Pacific Division W L Pct GB L.A. Clippers 29 9 .763 — Golden State 23 13 .639 5 L.A. Lakers 16 21 .432 12½ Sacramento 14 24 .368 15 Phoenix 13 27 .325 17 Monday’s Games Washington 120, Orlando 91 Boston 100, Charlotte 89 Chicago 97, Atlanta 58 L.A. Clippers 99, Memphis 73 Dallas 113, Minnesota 98 Oklahoma City 102, Phoenix 90 Utah 104, Miami 97 Sacramento 124, Cleveland 118 Tuesday’s Games Indiana at Charlotte New Orleans at Philadelphia Toronto at Brooklyn L.A. Clippers at Houston Portland at Denver Milwaukee at L.A. Lakers Today’s Games Chicago at Toronto, 6 p.m. Indiana at Orlando, 6 p.m. Brooklyn at Atlanta, 6:30 p.m. Houston at Dallas, 7 p.m. Denver at Oklahoma City, 7 p.m. New Orleans at Boston, 7 p.m. Memphis at San Antonio, 7:30 p.m. Cleveland at Portland, 9 p.m. Washington at Sacramento, 9 p.m. Miami at Golden State, 9:30 p.m. Thursday’s Games New York vs. Detroit at London, England, 2 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Minnesota, 7 p.m. Milwaukee at Phoenix, 8 p.m. Miami at L.A. Lakers, 9:30 p.m.

THROUGH JAN. 14 Scoring G FG FT PTS Bryant, LAL 37 384 256 1104 Anthony, NYK 30 301 193 878 Durant, OKC 38 364 304 1100 Harden, HOU 37 296 316 981 James, MIA 36 359 171 937 Westbrook, OKC 38 293 202 843 Aldridge, POR 35 292 135 719 Curry, GOL 36 258 108 737 Wade, MIA 32 240 148 642 Lee, GOL 36 300 117 717 Pierce, BOS 37 243 166 726 Parker, SAN 38 294 133 741 Ellis, MIL 36 255 138 678 Holiday, PHL 34 254 89 635 Jennings, MIL 36 242 110 666 Lillard, POR 37 240 111 676 Mayo, DAL 39 254 117 712 Bosh, MIA 35 241 139 628 DeRozan, TOR 37 245 155 662 Gay, MEM 34 234 102 604 FG Percentage FG FGA Chandler, NYK 170 253 Jordan, LAC 150 249 Howard, LAL 210 364 Ibaka, OKC 217 383 McGee, DEN 164 293 Bosh, MIA 241 433 Lopez, NOR 181 327 James, MIA 359 658 Faried, DEN 193 359 Asik, HOU 152 283 Rebounds G OFF DEF TOT Howard, LAL 34 126 298 424 Randolph, MEM 35 156 255 411 Asik, HOU 38 113 309 422 Vucevic, ORL 37 123 286 409 Chandler, NYK 37 168 236 404 Hickson, POR 36 140 253 393 Lee, GOL 36 104 288 392 Noah, CHI 35 133 239 372 Cousins, SAC 33 114 224 338 Faried, DEN 39 157 240 397 Assists G AST Rondo, BOS 32 357 Paul, LAC 37 358 Vasquez, NOR 37 337 Holiday, PHL 34 298 Westbrook, OKC 38 321 Calderon, TOR 37 288 Williams, Bro 36 276 Nelson, ORL 28 204 Parker, SAN 38 268 James, MIA 36 247

AVG 29.8 29.3 28.9 26.5 26.0 22.2 20.5 20.5 20.1 19.9 19.6 19.5 18.8 18.7 18.5 18.3 18.3 17.9 17.9 17.8 PCT .672 .602 .577 .567 .560 .557 .554 .546 .538 .537 AVG 12.5 11.7 11.1 11.1 10.9 10.9 10.9 10.6 10.2 10.2 AVG 11.2 9.7 9.1 8.8 8.4 7.8 7.7 7.3 7.1 6.9

Football NFL playoff schedule Wild-card Playoffs Saturday Houston 19, Cincinnati 13 Green Bay 24, Minnesota 10 Sunday, Jan. 6 Baltimore 24, Indianapolis 9 Seattle 24, Washington 14 Divisional Playoffs Saturday, Jan. 12 Baltimore 38, Denver 35, 2OT San Francisco 45, Green Bay 31 Sunday, Jan. 13 Atlanta 30, Seattle 28 New England 41, Houston 28 Conference Championships Sunday, Jan. 20

San Francisco at Atlanta, 2 p.m. (FOX) Baltimore at New England, 5:30 p.m. (CBS) Pro Bowl Sunday, Jan. 27 At Honolulu AFC vs. NFC, 7 p.m. (NBC) Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 3 At New Orleans AFC champion vs. NFC champion, 6 p.m. (CBS)

Daily Corinthian • 9A dalena Rybarikova, Slovakia, 4-6, 6-1, 14-12. Akgul Amanmuradova, Uzbekistan, def. Mathilde Johansson, France, 6-4, 6-2. Daria Gavrilova, Russia, def. Lauren Davis, United States, 6-3, 6-7 (2), 6-4. Eleni Daniilidou, Greece, def. Karolina Pliskova, Czech Republic, 7-5, 5-7, 6-4. Kristina Mladenovic, France, def. Timea Babos, Hungary, 6-4, 4-6, 11-9. Jamie Hampton, United States, def. Urszula Radwanska (31), Poland, 6-2, 6-4. Jana Cepelova, Slovakia, def. Greta Arn, Hungary, 6-2, 6-2. Lesia Tsurenko, Ukraine, def. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (24), Russia, 7-5, 3-6, 7-5. Luksika Kumkhum, Thailand, def. Sofia Arvidsson, Sweden, 7-6 (5), 6-4. Yanina Wickmayer (20), Belgium, def. Jarmila Gajdosova, Australia, 6-1, 7-5.

Tuesday at Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia. Purse: $31.608 million (Grand Slam). Surface: HardOutdoor Singles Men First Round Andy Murray (3), Britain, def. Robin Haase, Netherlands, 6-3, 6-1, 6-3. Blaz Kavcic, Slovenia, def. Thomaz Bellucci (29), Brazil, 6-3, 6-1, 6-3. Joao Sousa, Portugal, def. JohnPatrick Smith, Australia, 6-4, 6-1, 6-4. Ricardas Berankis, Lithuania, def. Sergiy Stakhovsky, Ukraine, 6-2, 7-6 (4), 7-5. Andreas Seppi (21), Italy, def. Horacio Zeballos, Argentina, 6-2, 6-4, 6-2. Denis Istomin, Uzbekistan, def. Igor Sijsling, Netherlands, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-2. Florian Mayer (25), Germany, def. Rhyne Williams, United States, 2-6, 3-6, 6-2, 7-6 (12), 6-1. Milos Raonic (13), Canada, def. Jan Hajek, Czech Republic, 3-6, 6-1, 6-2, 7-6 (0). Go Soeda, Japan, def. Luke Saville, Australia, 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-2, 6-3. Alejandro Falla, Colombia, def. Josselin Ouanna, France, 6-4, 7-5, 6-4. Amir Weintraub, Israel, def. Guido Pella, Argentina, 7-6 (2), 7-5, 6-2. Roger Federer (2), Switzerland, def. Benoit Paire, France, 6-2, 6-4, 6-1. Philipp Kohlschreiber (17), Germany, def. Steve Darcis, Belgium, 6-2, 6-3, 6-4. James Duckworth, Australia, def. Benjamin Mitchell, Australia, 6-4, 7-6 (8), 4-6, 5-7, 8-6. Jeremy Chardy, France, def. Adrian Menendez-Maceiras, Spain, 7-6 (5), 6-7 (3), 6-2, 6-1. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (7), France, def. Michael Llodra, France, 6-4, 7-5, 6-2. Juan Martin del Potro (6), Argentina, def. Adrian Mannarino, France, 6-1, 6-2, 6-2. Richard Gasquet (9), France, def. Albert Montanes, Spain, 7-5, 6-2, 6-1. Marcel Granollers (30), Spain, def. Grega Zemlja, Slovenia, 7-6 (6), 7-6 (5), 1-0 retired. Jesse Levine, Canada, def. Tommy Robredo, Spain, 7-6 (5), 6-7 (2), 6-4, 6-4. Lukas Rosol, Czech Republic, def. Jamie Baker, Britain, 7-6 (5), 7-5, 6-2. Marin Cilic (12), Croatia, def. Marinko Matosevic, Australia, 6-4, 7-5, 6-2. Gilles Simon (14), France, def. Filip-

po Volandri, Italy, 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2. Ivan Dodig, Croatia, def. Wu Di, China, 7-5, 4-6, 6-3, 6-3. Benjamin Becker, Germany, def. Aljaz Bedene, Slovenia, 4-6, 6-3, 7-5, 7-6 (1). Jarkko Nieminen, Finland, def. Tommy Haas (19), Germany, 7-6 (3), 4-6, 6-3, 4-6, 8-6. Daniel Brands, Germany, def. Martin Klizan (27), Slovakia, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4. Nikolay Davydenko, Russia, def. Dudi Sela, Israel, 3-6, 6-1, 7-5, 6-3. Yen-hsun Lu, Taiwan, def. Ruben Ramirez Hidalgo, Spain, 6-2, 6-1, 4-6, 6-1. Rajeev Ram, United States, def. Guillermo Garcia-Lopez, Spain, 6-4, 6-4, 3-6, 6-2. Bernard Tomic, Australia, def. Leonardo Mayer, Argentina, 6-3, 6-2, 6-3. Gael Monfils, France, def. Alexandr Dolgopolov (18), Ukraine, 6-7 (7), 7-6 (4), 6-3, 6-3. Women First Round Caroline Wozniacki (10), Denmark, def. Sabine Lisicki, Germany, 2-6, 6-3, 6-3. Carla Suarez Navarro, Spain, def. Sara Errani (7), Italy, 6-4, 6-4. Maria Kirilenko (14), Russia, def. Vania King, United States, 6-4, 6-2. Svetlana Kuznetsova, Russia, def. Lourdes Dominguez Lino, Spain, 6-2, 6-1. Kimiko Date-Krumm, Japan, def. Nadia Petrova (12), Russia, 6-2, 6-0. Peng Shuai, China, def. Rebecca Marino, Canada, 6-3, 6-0. Elena Vesnina, Russia, def. Caroline Garcia, France, 3-6, 6-3, 6-1. Shahar Peer, Israel, def. Alexandra Panova, Russia, 6-4, 1-6, 6-3. Hsieh Su-wei (26), Taiwan, def. Lara Arruabarrena-Vecino, Spain, 7-6 (5), 6-2. Varvara Lepchenko (21), United States, def. Polona Hercog, Slovenia, 6-4, 6-1. Serena Williams (3), United States, def. Edina Gallovits-Hall, Romania, 6-0, 6-0. Victoria Azarenka (1), Belarus, def. Monica Niculescu, Romania, 6-1, 6-4. Roberta Vinci (16), Italy, def. Silvia Soler-Espinosa, Spain, 6-3, 7-5. Petra Kvitova (8), Czech Republic, def. Francesca Schiavone, Italy, 6-4, 2-6, 6-2. Yulia Putintseva, Kazakhstan, def. Christina McHale, United States, 6-1, 6-7 (0), 6-2. Bojana Jovanovski, Serbia, def. Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor, Spain, 2-6, 6-4, 6-3. Annika Beck, Germany, def. Yaroslava Shvedova (28), Kazakhstan, 6-2, 6-7 (7), 6-3. Donna Vekic, Croatia, def. Andrea Hlavackova, Czech Republic, 6-1, 6-2. Lucie Safarova (17), Czech Republic, def. Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, Croatia, 7-6 (4), 6-4. Sloane Stephens (29), United States, def. Simona Halep, Romania, 6-1, 6-1. Laura Robson, Britain, def. Melanie Oudin, United States, 6-2, 6-3. Ayumi Morita, Japan, def. Anna Tatishvili, Georgia, 6-3, 6-3. Garbine Muguruza, Spain, def. Mag-

BASEBALL American League DETROIT TIGERS — Named Jamie Garcia pitching coach and Gerald Perry hitting coach of Erie (EL). TEXAS RANGERS — Agreed to terms with RHP Kyle McClellan on a minor league contract. National League WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Agreed to terms with LHP Fernando Abad, LHP Bill Bray, LHP Brandon Mann, RHP Ross Ohlendorf and INF Will Rhymes on minor league contracts. American Association WICHITA WINGNUTS — Released OF Mike Conroy. FOOTBALL National Football League PHILADELPHIA EAGLES — Signed T Allen Barbre. Canadian Football League CALGARY STAMPEDERS — Signed LB Karl McCartney to a contract extension. HAMILTON TIGER-CATS — Re-signed C Marwan Hage. Released QB Quinton Porter. HOCKEY National Hockey League WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Loaned D Cameron Schilling to Hershey (AHL). American Hockey League ALBANY RIVER RATS — Returned RW Bryan Haczyk and C Kelly Zajac to Trenton (ECHL). SOCCER Major League Soccer TORONTO FC — Signed M Julio Cesar. COLLEGE ECAC — Named Steve Bamford commissioner. Promote Ben Layton to assistant commissioner for programs and services. NEW JERSEY CITY — Named Maurice Washington men’s assistant volleyball coach. PENN STATE — Named Ed Franks director of sports camps. RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE — Named Greg O’Connor assistant athletic director for development.

When this year’s lockout-shortened slate opens Saturday, NBC will show the Los Angeles Kings raising their championship banner, then regional coverage of Blackhawks-Kings or Penguins-Flyers. The network plans to show the most hockey since it started televising the league after the last lockout, with 14 regular-season windows for games. Including cable part-

ner NBC Sports Network, the NBC Sports Group will air 70 regular-season games. The payoff to the company’s commitment to the sport will hinge on whether fans flock back — and if so, how quickly. Appealing playoff matchups would help in that regard. “We know going into this that an all-Canadian Stanley Cup final would be different than a Boston

Bruins-Chicago Blackhawks Stanley Cup final,” Flood said. “That’s just the basics of market size.” The Bruins’ Game 7 victory in 2011 earned the highest rating for an NHL game in 37 years — and that was, in fact, against a Canadian team in the Vancouver Canucks. That followed strong numbers for finals involving the Red Wings, Penguins, Flyers and Blackhawks.

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ries that lasted at least six games, and ratings spiked. While still well below viewership for the NBA and Major League Baseball, hockey’s TV audiences in recent years were quite healthy, in many cases matching or exceeding pre-lockout levels in an era of everincreasing entertainment options. Now, for

the second time in less than a decade, the NHL must make that climb back again. According to Nielsen, non-cable regular-season games averaged 1.7 million viewers during the 2003-04 season, the last before the previous lockout. Once hockey returned, the average was 1.4 million in 2005-06. By last season, that number had rebounded to 1.6 million.

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expenses, including travel, for athletes representing the school at events such as goodwill tours and media appearances. College athletes and recruits also would be allowed to receive expenses for training, coaching and health insurance from a governmental entity; ■ Allow amateur teams or event sponsors to award money based on performance that go beyond an athlete’s expenses in all sports, not just tennis;

■ Permit schools, conferences or the NCAA to pay for medical expenses for athletes; ■ Establish a uniform recruiting calendar for all sports, which would

allow coaches to contact potential recruits after July 1 of their sophomore year; ■ Lift restrictions on how recruits can be contacted or how often they

tant coach, limits of how many coaches can be recruiting off-campus at any one time and restrictions on what printed materials can be sent to recruits;

■ Deregulate the rules on camp and clinic employment for college athletes and recruits and allow senior prep players to participate in camps and clinics.

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Gordon, Bowyer mum on party After their high-profile run-in at Phoenix International Raceway last fall, Jeff Gordon and Clint Bowyer just can’t seem to get away from each other. A week after the Phoenix incident, one that saw Gordon fined and placed on NASCAR probation for intentionally wrecking Bowyer, the two raced for the win – without issues – at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Then they ended up at the same New Year’s party on a yacht owned Sean “P. Diddy” Combs, the wealthy rapper and music executive. During their media sessions at Daytona testing, both were asked about the party but neither offered much insight into what transpired or whether there are issues still to be resolved. “The question is how [Bowyer] got on the yacht,” Gordon said with a smile. “That needs to be the real question … “We were just hanging out having a good time and on walks Bowyer and [Kevin] Harvick and a couple other folks … It was a great New Year’s. I enjoyed myself very much.” Said Bowyer: “I’m pretty sure [Gordon] was on there. It was pretty late. Put it that way.” Pressed on the issue, Bowyer indicated he was growing tired of the subject. “Who cares? Really, who cares?” he said.

Daytona tests reveal issues with Gen 6 cars

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ith three days of restrictor-platetrack testing at Daytona International Speedway behind them, NASCAR’s Sprint Cup Series teams and drivers now head to Charlotte Motor Speedway this week for another round of testing of the Generation 6 race cars that will make their competitive debuts in next month’s Daytona 500. The Daytona test seemed to show that the superspeedway versions of the cars don’t work as well in the two-car pushing tandems that dominated racing at Daytona and Talladega Superspeedway in recent years. The bodies aren’t well suited for pushing, as evidenced by a multi-car crash on Friday at Daytona that damaged 12 cars and sent several teams headed home early as they had no backup cars prepared. That incident also brought to light just how much work remains to be done to have fleets of race cars ready for the early months of the 2013 season. With the radical changes to the cars since last year, teams are just now getting some of the key NASCAR-issued parts like hoods and trunk lids to use on those cars. With NASCAR’s encouragement, teams tried drafting at Daytona on Friday, and it wasn’t long before a big lesson was learned. Dale Earnhardt Jr. in his Chevy and Marcos Ambrose in his Ford were near the front of the pack when Earnhardt tried to give Ambrose a shove to see if the tactic of the recent past would work with the 2013 Generation 6 cars, so named because it’s the sixth different car that has run in NASCAR, dating back to the strictly stock vehicles that were used when the sport was founded back in 1948. “I was just going to give [Ambrose] a push down the back straightaway and see if he could get the lead,” Earnhardt explained. “I was trying to eventually get the lead myself. We got off the back straightaway and were just kind of pushing him along there and our cars sort of just didn’t match up very well. I got him hooked into the fence.” Earnhardt said that earlier he’d pushed Martin Truex Jr.’s Toyota and had good results. The Fords, he said, are different, which is not surprising given that one of the key aspects of the Generation 6 cars is that each manufacturer’s car is unique and designed to more closely resemble the passenger car versions of the vehicles. “The roll bar of the front of my car is just at the right place where [Ambrose’s] car sits right up on top of that,” Earnhardt said. “I sort of had him going down the back straightaway like a forklift.” Earnhardt also said the Chevy front end isn’t the best for pushing. “Our bumpers on the Chevys have a little bit of a point,” he said. “It makes it a little bit of a challenge to get into guys and kind of help them. We definitely weren’t doing that in the corner at all because it was pretty hairy trying to do it on the straightaways.” Earnhardt’s Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jeff Gordon said push drafting is a much riskier proposition, especially now that the superspeedway cars have less downforce, which means they’re harder to control in some circumstances. “The cars drive pretty well,” Gordon said. “You can’t push, which I think is a good

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After the Sprint Cup Series Preseason Thunder testing at Daytona International Speedway last week, drivers take the Generation 6 race cars for further test runs in South Carolina. (NASCAR photos) thing. “The bad thing is, you can still get to the guy’s bumper, but the cars just don’t line up very well. You really just shouldn’t even be doing it. Unfortunately, that is kind of that last little bit of momentum that you need to sometimes make the pass or make your lane move. “So, it’s something that is going to have to be dealt with very carefully. You are going to have to be cautious when you do it and do it with the right guys, but most of the time you’re going to need to stay away from it.” Carl Edwards, looking to put a miserable 2012 season behind him, said he’s anxious to start racing with the new package, especially the reduction in downforce. “The cars are stuck less, and they are looser,” he said. “That is good for racing. It is good for the fans. It will make it more exciting and make pit strategy come into play. “If you put [fresh] tires on you will be able to go faster. I think all of that is good. This is going to be a heck of a race. I like that the cars were sliding around and hard to drive. It will make it a fun race.” For many at the Daytona test, the most immediate concern was the lack of inventory of body parts like hoods and trunk lids in race shops with the start of the season just a little over a month away. The issue is one being faced by teams large and small. Donnie Wingo, crew chief of the Wood Brothers’ No. 21 Ford driven by Trevor Bayne, said his team, which only plans to race a partial schedule, worked up to the last

minute to get its Daytona test car finished. And he said there was still some work to be done on the downforce car it plans to test at Charlotte this week. Jimmie Johnson said the situation is basically the same over at the giant Hendrick Motorsports complex. “Generally speaking, we just don’t have any cars,” he said. “This is our only speedway car for the 48 car. We want to have that as a backup when we come back. We still need to go home and build our 500 car. We just don’t have the inventory. “I mean we have four deck lids for our cars that are legal and they are on the four Hendrick cars that are here now. We’re playing a big game of catch-up right now.” NASCAR vice president Robin Pemberton addressed the parts shortage during a press conference at Daytona. “It’s just a fact that there’s a lack of inventory,” he said, adding that he’s confident the parts soon will be flowing through the supply pipeline. “The only thing that is short is hoods from the manufacturers and deck lids that come from our supplier. “We’re on a pretty organized schedule for delivery dates on those. There are over 100 deck lids out there in service right now. “We’ll be on a shipping schedule that starts next Friday, 50 every Friday, so we should be pretty well handled by the time we head off to Vegas [for the third points-paying race of the season on March 10].” Pemberton said that if necessary, teams could swap those parts from one car to the next among their fleets.

Two-time Daytona 500 winner Michael Waltrip plans to come out of semi-retirement and try to qualify the No. 30 Swan Racing Toyota for the Daytona 500. “We’re looking forward to Daytona,” Waltrip said. “It’s my favorite time of the year every year, to come down here and get to participate in the greatest race in the world, in my opinion. To have won it before just makes coming back that much more special. This year is going to be particularly cool for me because … it’s going to be basically a reunion of when we won a few of these things.” In joining the relatively new Swan team, Waltrip will be reunited with crew chief Tony Eury Jr. and competition director Steve Hmiel, both of whom worked with him when he drove for Dale Earnhardt Inc. “It’s just an amazing team that they’ve started, and I’m hoping that my driving the car can help us get sponsors and can help them jumpstart what is going to be a very exciting year for the Swan Racing team,” Waltrip said. He added that he felt it was a bad idea for his own team to prepare a fourth car for him given the work it’s taking to get the team’s three regular cars prepared. He said he’s fairly confident he can make the starting field in the car normally driven by David Stremme. “[Stremme] had a lot to do with the direction and the build of the car that he came here and made the race with a year ago, and his hands are all over the cars that I will be driving this year,” Waltrip said. “Plus, Tony [Eury] Jr.’s confidence. “We rode down [to Daytona] together and talked about some of the fun times we’ve had in the past, but mainly focused on what we’re going to have in 2013 when we get back here in a couple of weeks.”

Michael Waltrip (NASCAR photo)

Son remembers Luther Carter, late short track driver NUMERICALLY Back in the early 1970s, one of Georgia’s tough-as-nails short track drivers was leading a race on a north Georgia bullring when a raw rookie wrecked him out of a sure win. The kid felt so bad about the crash, which caused lingering hard feelings between the two drivers’ families, that he abandoned for a time his plans to become a race driver. It wasn’t until a year later that the boy took the wheel again. The second time around, things went much smoother. The veteran driver continued to race the short tracks for decades, and actually became a fan of the youngster who once robbed him of a victory. That young driver’s name: Bill Elliott. The veteran was Luther Carter, who died Jan. 4 at 75 of cancer. A few years back, Elliott sought out Carter and told him how sorry he was about that wreck those many years ago. “I wanted to quit that night,” Elliott said. “I really felt bad about that.” Carter was deeply moved by the gesture. “It meant a lot to me for a man of his stature to do something like that,” Carter said at that time. Mark Carter, Luther’s son, said his father, a bulldozer operator and grading company owner by trade who raced cars numbered 3 throughout his career, had a lot in common with the late Dale Earnhardt when it came to his driving style. “He wouldn’t put up with much, and he wasn’t afraid to stand up for what he thought was

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Luther Carter in an undated photo. (Photo courtesy of Mark Carter) right,” Mark Carter said, adding that Carter chose that number because he was a fan of Junior Johnson, who raced a No. 3 back in the day. “He told me when I started racing that if you ever start taking abuse you’ll have to take

it for the rest of your life. And you had to be tough back when he raced. “But he also spent a lot of his time riding kids in his race car, and he gave away most of his trophies.”

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20 years later, Beers says kidnapping saved her BY FRANK ELTMAN Associated Press

OLD WESTBURY, N.Y. — Being chained as a 10-year-old for more than two weeks in a coffin-size box in a suburban New York dungeon was, Katie Beers says 20 years later, “the best thing that happened to me” because it allowed her to escape a life of abuse. On the 20th anniversary of her ordeal, Beers has co-written a book with a television reporter who covered her kidnapping. “Buried Memories: Katie Beers’ Story” (Title Town Publishing) has a happy ending. Beers is now a 30-yearold married mother of two who earned a degree in business management and works in insurance sales near her home in rural Pennsylvania. Her kidnapping attracted nationwide attention in early 1993, when revelations surfaced while she was still missing that she had suffered years of neglect from her mother and had been repeatedly sexually assaulted by her godmother’s husband since she was a toddler. Beers was described in Dickensian terms back then — a louse-infested, filthy waif who had no friends and often was forced to lug the family’s laundry down the block or fetch cigarettes and junk food for her elders. After kidnapper John Esposito, a family acquaintance, admitted to detectives on Jan. 13, 1993, that he had kidnapped Beers and showed them the dungeon where she was hidden for 17 days under his Bay Shore, N.Y., home, the little girl was placed in foster care and raised in a comfortable East Hampton home with four siblings. Her foster parents not only imposed newfound discipline into her life, making her go to school regularly and do small chores around the house, but they also shielded Beers from intense media interest. And reporters largely complied with a parent-like plea from a prosecutor to leave her alone. “We as a society must protect this child, or our professed love for own children is just a fraud, and our so-called compassion for each other is just a mockery,” said

James Catterson, at the time the Suffolk County district attorney. So Beers had barely been seen or heard from since until this week in a media blitz to promote the book. She appeared Monday on the “Dr. Phil” show and is the focus of a People magazine feature this week. The abduction and subsequent rescue saved her life, Beers said in an interview with The Associated Press. “The best thing that happened to me,” she said. “I would have never gotten out of the abuse situation I was in.” She went on to play volleyball at East Hampton High, participated in drama productions and went to college in Pennsylvania, where she earned a degree and met the man who would become her husband and the father of their two children. “There’s no point really in me right now being sad or wondering what if,” she told the AP. “I try not to be sad about what happened, because ultimately it made me who I am today, and I’m very satisfied and happy with my life,” she said. Beers agreed about four years ago to co-write the book with WCBS-TV reporter Carolyn Gusoff, although she had thought about writing a book for many years. “I want to be able to help people who might not know where to turn,” she explained. “To see that there is a road to recovery.” She has declined to disclose her exact hometown, married surname or college alma mater, citing privacy concerns for her family. In the book, Beers writes that she had been molested and raped by Sal Inghilleri — her godmother’s husband — from the time she was a toddler. Inghilleri, who served 12 years in prison for molesting Beers, died in jail in 2009 following his arrest on a parole violation. Beers also writes that Esposito raped her in the dungeon, explaining that she repressed her memory of the sexual assault for many years as a defense mechanism. Esposito, who pleaded guilty to kidnapping, was never charged with rape.

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age to police. She feared if police thought she was dead, they might end their search for her. She “celebrated” her 10th birthday while a prisoner of Esposito’s and was heard on an audiotape found in the dungeon after her release singing “Happy Birthday” to herself, although she says today she has no recollection of that. Esposito, she writes, fed her primarily junk food and soda; to this day she is repulsed by chocolate after-dinner mints because they were a staple in captivity. She did have access to a small television, but says she can no longer listen to Whitney Houston’s version of “I Will Always Love You” because it played incessantly on MTV and VH1 while she in the dungeon. She didn’t realize it un-

He is serving 15 years to life and has been denied parole several times; his next parole hearing is later this year. At a 2007 parole hearing, Esposito described himself as asexual and said while he kissed the child, he never engaged in sexual relations. He told Gusoff in a letter published in the book that he believes he deserves to be released. “I think Katie knows I will always wish her well,” Esposito writes. “I’m sorry for what I’ve done. I’m sorry I even thought it up. It was a mistake.” During her time in the dungeon, Beers writes, she rarely slept, fearing abuse from Esposito. She said she was afraid Esposito might molest her while she slept, but also was concerned that he would photograph her sleeping and send the im-

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Community Events Firearm safety Northeast Mississippi Community College’s continuing education department is offering firearm safety classes for women, Monday, Jan. 28 - Feb. 1 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Holliday hall on the Booneville campus. This class introduces students to the knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary for owning and using a handgun safely. Through this course, the students will learn about parts and operation, ammunition, gun safety and shooting fundamentals. The three-day firearms class for women is a hands-on class with the first two days in the classroom and the third day will be spent at the range. Cost of the course is $80. For more information, contact the Continuing Education Department at 662-720-7296 or by email at continuinged@nemcc.edu.

Blood drive United Blood Services is having the following local blood drive: Monday, Jan. 21 – 2:15 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Harmony Hill Baptist Church, multipurpose building, Burnsville.

Retired educators The Alcorn County Retired Education Personnel of Mississippi will meet Tuesday, Jan. 22 at 11:30 a.m. at Magnolia Regional Health Center in the conference room in the basement near the cafeteria for a tour. For more information, contact wwwacrem@att. net.

Phenomenal Woman The Boys & Girls Club is looking for phenomenal women, and the input of the community is

needed. Individuals can nominate a deserving female community leader of their choice for the “Phenomenal Woman of the Year” award who inspires, educates and empowers other women and young girls to go beyond mediocrity and create excellence in their lives. The award celebrates women who have made outstanding contributions to the community. Nominees should be described in 500 words or less. The description should be double-spaced with a minimum of 12 point font. The name, address and phone number of the nominee should be submitted with how the nominee has impacted the community on a separate sheet of paper. Forms needed to nominate someone can be picked up at the Boys & Girls Club. Deadline to enter is Feb. 8.

Pageant fundraiser The Miss Lady Aggie Beauty Pageant is being held Saturday, Jan. 19 at Kossuth Middle School gym with registration at 10 a.m. and pageant beginning at 11 a.m. General admission is $5 at door for adults and $2 for school-age children. To pre-register for pageant, send entry form and money to Judy Miller, 949 Hwy. 2, Corinth. For more information, call Judy at 662-284-7431 – leave message if no answer. Entry fee is $30 per contestant. Make checks payable to Kossuth High School. There will not be a talent category. Pageant or Sunday wear required for first two age groups; pageant wear only for rest of age groups. A Most Beautiful and four alternates awards will be given. This is a fundraiser to help support

the Kossuth Lady Aggie Basketball Team.

Friday night music Machine/garden The Alcorn County Farm Machinery and Lawn & Garden Show is being held at the Crossroads Arena, ThursdaySaturday, Jan. 17-19. The event is the largest agricultural-based trade show in Northeast Mississippi. For more information, contact Gregg Moss, greggmoss@ yahoo.com, 662-8084734; Steve Knight, sknight@telesouth.com, 731-607-3432 or www. alcornfarmmachineryshow.com.

Farm training The Corinth Fire Department is hosting a four-hour training session to tackle farming accidents at the Alcorn Farm Machinery-Home & Outdoor Show at the Crossroads Arena. The training conducted by an instructor with the Mississippi State Fire Academy will be held Thursday, Jan. 17 from 6-10 p.m. The training will counted as EMT hours and is no cost for anyone who wants to attend.

Amateur radio class The Alcorn County Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ACARES) will be holding an introduction to radio communication/ basic radio electronics class from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19 at the Alcorn County EOC class room at the new jail. Any one interested in amature radio is invited to attend. There is no charge for classes. Total class size is limited to around 20 people. Point of contact for information is Dustin Brumfield, 662-4158445; Bruce Beene, 662-415-1577; or Billy

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Hill, 662-808-7495. The Heartland band and Troy Hendrix will return to the American Legion building in Iuka on Friday, Jan. 18 for a two-hour show of folk and bluegrass music. There will be a $5 charge per person at the door to defray expenses.

4-H events ■ The Shutterbugs 4-H Photography Club will have an organizational meeting Thursday, Jan. 17 at 6 p.m. at the Alcorn County Extension Service Exhibit Hall. Youth ages 8-18 interested in photography should plan to attend this meeting. Fun learning experiences and activities planned. Parents are encouraged to attend. ■ The 4-H Saturday program will be held Saturday, Jan. 19, beginning at 10 a.m. at the Alcorn County Extension Service Exhibit Hall. There will be a first aide workshop and a craft workshop. The council meeting will begin at 10:45 a.m. with the installation of 2013 officers. 4-H members will share some of the opportunities and experiences they have had through 4-H. There will be a lunch break at 12 p.m. The 4-H Public Speaking Contest will begin at 12:30 p.m. Call the 4-H office at 286-7756 for more information on any 4-H program or the photography club. Call to register for the speaking contest by Wednesday, Jan. 16.

Retired employees The Jacinto Chapter 1879 of The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association will meet Thursday, Jan. 17 at Ryan’s Restaurant, 2210 S. Harper Road, Corinth, at 11:30 a.m.

All active and retired federal employees are invited to attend.

Bluegrass show The Clay Wagoner Memorial Bluegrass Show is being held Saturday, Jan. 19 beginning at 6 p.m. at The Marty (community center) in Adamsville, Tenn. Performers for the show will be Crossroads Bluegrass, Flatwoods Bluegrass and Hatchie Bottom Boys. Donations will be taken for show expenses.

Extended hours Northeast Mississippi Community College’s bookstore is making the adjustment back to college for the spring semester a little easier. For the first two weeks of the 2013 spring semester, the Northeast Mississippi Community College bookstore will have extended hours from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. The bookstore will also be open on weekends from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturdays and from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Sundays until Friday, Jan. 18. Regular bookstore hours will resume on Saturday, Jan. 19. Located on the first floor of the Haney Union on the Booneville campus.

attend. Daily activities include crafts, jigsaw puzzles, quilting, table games (Dominoes & Rook), washer games and Rolo Golf.

MLK Day celebration The Project Attention Center’s 12th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration is set for 5 p.m. Jan. 21 at the Easom Outreach Foundation Community Center in the former South Corinth Elementary School campus. The program will seek to inspire with positive messages from the community and in memory of the late civil rights leader. Parents of Project Attention students will make brief introductions of their children, and the Walker family – James, Ann, Jay and Marty – will share a message. Mayor Tommy Irwin will participate in the event, which will include recognition of principal’s honor roll students at the center, which is supported by United Way. The event will include musical performances and a catered meal prepared by Ben Betts. The cost is a $20 donation for adults; $5 for non-Project attention youth; and free for PAC students.

Prayer breakfast Activity center The Bishop Activity Center is having the following activities the week of Jan. 14-18: Today – jigsaw puzzles, quilting, table games (Dominoes & Rook), washer games and Rolo Golf; Thursday -- pet therapy-Corinth Animal Shelter, Bingo; and Friday – grocery shopping at Rogers’ supermarket. Senior citizens, gate 60 and above, are welcome and encouraged to

The American Legion Post 6 is hosting a prayer breakfast every Wednesday at 7 a.m. Sausage, biscuits and coffee will be served. A devotional will be given by a different speaker each Wednesday. The prayer breakfasts are being held at the American Legion Building on Tate St. in Corinth. You don’t have to be a post member to attend. For more information, call 462-5815.


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NY seals first state gun laws since massacre BY MICHAEL GORMLEY Associated Press

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York lawmakers agreed to pass the toughest gun control law in the nation and the first since the Newtown, Conn., school shooting, calling for a stricter assault weapons ban and provisions to keep guns out of the hands of the mentally ill who make threats. “This is a scourge on society,” Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday night, six days after making gun control a centerpiece of his agenda in his State of the State address. The bipartisan effort was fueled by the Newtown tragedy that took the lives of 20 first graders and six educators. “At what point do you say, ‘No more innocent loss of life’?” The measure also calls for restrictions on ammunition and the sale

of guns. It is expected to pass Tuesday. “This is not about taking anyone’s rights away,” said Sen. Jeffrey Klein, a Bronx Democrat. “It’s about a safe society ... today we are setting the mark for the rest of the county to do what’s right.” Under current state law, assault weapons are defined by having two “military rifle” features, such as folding stock, muzzle flash suppressor or bayonet mount. The proposal would reduce that to one feature, including the popular pistol grip. The language specifically targeted the military-style rifle used in the Newtown shootings. Current owners of those guns will have to register them. Private sales of assault weapons to someone other than an immediate family would be subject

to a background check through a dealer. New Yorkers also would be barred from buying assault weapons over the Internet, and failing to safely store a weapon could lead to a misdemeanor charge. Ammunition magazines would be restricted to seven bullets, from the current 10, and current owners of higher-capacity magazines would have a year to sell them out of state. An owner caught at home with eight or more bullets in a magazine could face a misdemeanor charge. Stores that sell ammunition will have to register with the state, run background checks on buyers of bullets and keep an electronic database of bullet sales. In another provision, a therapist who believes a mental health patient

made a credible threat to use a gun illegally would be required to report it to a mental health director who would have to notify the state. A patient’s gun could be taken from him or her. The legislation also increases sentences for gun crimes including the shooting of a first responder that Cuomo called the “Webster provision.” Last month in the western New York town of Webster, two firefighters were killed after responding to a fire set by the shooter, who eventually killed himself. The measure passed the Senate 43-18 on the strength of support from Democrats, many of whom previously sponsored bills that were once blocked by Republicans. The Democrat-led As-

sembly gaveled out before midnight and planned to take the issue up at 10 a.m. Tuesday. It is expected to pass easily. The governor confirmed the proposal, previously worked out in closed session, also would mandate a police registry of assault weapons, grandfathering in assault weapons already in private hands. It was agreed upon exactly a month since the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy. “It is well-balanced, it protects the Second Amendment,” said Senate Republican leader Dean Skelos of Long Island. Cuomo said he wanted quick action to avoid a run on assault weapons and ammunition. He estimates there are already about 1 million assault

weapons in New York state. Republican Sen. Greg Ball called that political opportunism in a rare criticism of the popular and powerful governor seen by his supporters as a possible candidate for president in 2016. “We haven’t saved any lives tonight, except one: the political life of a governor who wants to be president,” said Ball who represents part of the Hudson Valley. “We have taken an entire category of firearms that are currently legal that are in the homes of law-abiding, tax paying citizens. ... We are now turning those law-abiding citizens into criminals.” In the gun debate, one concern for New York is its major gun manufacturer upstate.

Survivors record song for charity NEW YORK — Children who survived last month’s shooting rampage at Connecticut’s Sandy Hook Elementary School have recorded a version of “Over the Rainbow” to raise money for charity. Twenty-one children from Newtown, Conn., performed the song Tuesday with singer-songwriter Ingrid Michaelson on ABC’s “Good Morning America.” Most of them are current and former students of the school, where 20 first-graders and six staff members were killed. They recorded “Over the Rainbow” on Monday at the Fairfield, Conn., home of Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth, two former members of the Talk-

ing Heads and Tom Tom Club rock bands. Copies went on sale Tuesday on Amazon and iTunes, with proceeds benefiting the United Way of Western Connecticut and the Newtown Youth Academy. Kayla Verga, 10, said she was singing for a friend, 6-year-old Jessica Rekos, who was killed in the massacre. “Singing the song makes me feel like she’s with me and she’s beside me, singing along with me,” Kayla told “GMA.” Another girl, 10-yearold Sandy Hook student Jane Shearin, added, “I really want to be kind to the people who have lost their loved ones and help them to recover from their sorrow.”

Gunman Adam Lanza went on a shooting spree with a semiautomatic rifle in the school on Dec. 14 after having killed his mother at their home in Newtown. He fatally shot himself as police arrived at the school. It’s still unclear what motivated the attack. The Sandy Hook children have returned to classes in a neighboring town at a building renamed for their old school. Newtown officials and residents have begun discussing what to do with the school where the shootings occurred. Some parents of children killed in the massacre spoke out on Monday, calling for a national dialogue to help prevent similar tragedies.

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Home & Garden

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Bare branches bring attention to lichens When funny, moldlooking things start growing on landscape trees and shrubs, phones start ringing in Mississippi State University Extension Service offices across the state. ter Gary is Wa i nwonBachman d e r f u l time of the Southern year when Gardening many of our deciduous trees drop their leaves, signaling the end of one year with the promise of new growth in the spring. But it’s

Lichens are commonly observed on trees and shrubs that are struggling, and they get most of the blame for the plants’ problems. Most of the time, the lichens were already present before any decline started. also the time when home gardeners start to notice other things growing in their gardens. The fact that they are green to gray in color adds a sense of dismay. The cause for concern 99 times out of a 100 is an organism called the lichen. Lichens are very interesting organisms found throughout the

world. They are an unlikely combination of fungi and algae that survive in a symbiotic relationship. Many gardeners incorrectly assume lichens are feeding on the trees and shrubs in some sort of parasitic arrangement. Actually, the lichen is only growing on the surface of the bark. The algae supply food via photosynthe-

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sis, while the fungi gather water and other needed nutrients. Three main types of lichen are found on the bark of woody plants and on rocks and other hard surfaces. Some are spreading and have a very flattened appearance. These are the crustose forms of lichen and, as the name suggests, they may look a little crusty. Other lichens develop folds that resemble a crumpled sheet as they spread across a branch. These wavy folds are produced by folicose lichen. The third commonly found form of lichen is highly branched with multiple projections. These projections can have a very fine texture that resembles spongy little balls growing on a limb. These are the fruiticose forms of lichen. Lichens are commonly observed on trees and shrubs that are struggling, and they get most of the blame for the plants’ problems. Most of the time, the lichens were already present before any decline started. Trees that are stressed may lose a few branches, which allows more light into the canopy, and the lichens begin to grow better in the increased sunlight. As a tree continues to decline, lichens continue to grow, giving the illusion that they are causing the problem when they are just benefitting from the situation. At this point, you may be wondering what is the best way to control lichen growth. The answer is simply to keep the landscape plants in

Photo by MSU Extension Service/Gary Bachman

Lichens are an unlikely combination of fungi and algae that survive in a symbiotic relationship. They do not harm the plants on which they grow. Three main types of lichen are found on the bark of woody plants and on rocks and other hard surfaces. their best health by following recommended watering, fertilization and other management practices. A well-growing plant will have a canopy that discourages lichen growth. You can lightly prune damaged branches to encourage new branch growth, which in turn helps to establish a denser canopy. I personally think that lichen adds a touch of patina to our landscape plants, but I know that

other gardeners have a different opinion. Knowing that they are not harming the plant may give gardeners a new perspective on this unusual thing growing in the landscape. (Daily Corinthian columnist Dr. Gary Bachman is an associate Extension research professor of horticulture at the Coastal Research and Extension Center in Biloxi.)


Taste

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

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Wisdom

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Woman in love with gay man must look elsewhere Study club learning about DEAR ABBY: “Myles” and I have known each other for five years, but have grown really close over the past three. We tell each other everything, and I have fallen in love with him. A few months ago, Myles sent me a text saying he needed to tell me a “secret.” He went on to say the guy he had told me was his brother, “Jeff,” is really his lover. Needless to say, that bombshell floored me. We have discussed it in person, and I have never told him how I feel. I visit them a couple of times a month and always go home feeling hurt. I want Myles for myself, even though I know I can’t have him. I don’t want to lose him as my friend, but it hurts seeing him and Jeff together. How do I resolve this? – GIRL LEFT BEHIND IN CALIFORNIA DEAR LEFT BEHIND: Start by being as honest with Myles as he was with you. Tell him that over the course of your friendship you fell in love with him — and that

you wish you had known he was gay before you became so Abigail emotionVan Buren ally involved. Dear Abby If you want romance, you will have to look for it elsewhere. In order for you to find it, I cannot stress strongly enough that you will need to feel good about yourself. Stop torturing yourself by visiting the two lovebirds and take a break for a while. A long while. DEAR ABBY: I am a 36-year-old woman who has never been married or had children. For the past two years I’ve been seeing a man I’ll call Frank. I love him deeply, and I believe he feels the same about me. Frank is still married but legally separated from his wife. They have one child who lives with his mom. Frank lives with me, and Frank’s wife lives with another man

and has a second child by yet another guy. My problem is, Frank’s wife calls me whenever she has a fight with her boyfriend. She confides in me like I’m her best friend. I have never talked to Frank about divorcing her, but I’m at my wit’s end over this whole circle. Sometimes I feel like I’m wasting my time with him. Abby, I’m a longtime reader who needs to find a solution to this soap opera. Please help me. – GETTING DIZZY IN EAST BOSTON DEAR GETTING DIZZY: You need to talk to Frank about his degree of commitment to you. Two years is a long time to live with someone who’s married to someone else — let alone be trying to solve his wife’s love problems. Perhaps it’s time to distance yourself from both of them and figure out what you want to do for you. DEAR ABBY: My friend “Maggie” is getting a divorce. She has been living with my husband and me for four months.

She pays one-third of our utility bill but pays no rent. My husband feels that since Maggie is living with us, she should pay something – even if it’s only $100 a month. She’s a lifelong friend, and I don’t know what to do. Maggie is very upset over her messy divorce. Should I ask her for rent money? (I don’t want to fight over this with my husband.) – ONLY FRIEND IN KENTUCKY DEAR ONLY FRIEND: It depends on Maggie’s financial circumstances. If she has the money, it’s certainly OK to ask. If she doesn’t have the resources — or a job — she should consider finding one so she’s not completely financially dependent on others. (Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069.)

Horoscopes Venus and Pluto align in early Capricorn inviting a more demonstrative kind of love. Maybe you can see the sparkle of affection in someone’s eyes, but you’ll believe it more when a person makes arrangements to spend time with you, tries to help you in practical ways and gives you something tangible to prove their feelings. ARIES (March 21-April 19). One of the reasons that you’re an interesting person is that you’re interested in what others are up to. Everything you learn makes you more exciting to be around. TAURUS (April 20May 20). You invent the weather around you. And when there’s a change in your personal weather, everyone in your vicinity

feels it. Because of this, you’ll make an effort to stay on the bright side. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Your powers of memorization are particularly strong which will help you in efforts social, political and professional. Later you’ll make an impression with the information you gather. CANCER (June 22-July 22). Your attention is a gift. Taking the time to appreciate another person’s mindset is a gift. Stick with the ones who can appreciate the value of your life energy. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Your attachment to things will be challenged. What do you really need? You may find the answer to that question will change based on the time of day. The best-case scenario is: I

don’t need much. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You can’t do this thing alone. You could try — you’d get pretty far in the game, but you wouldn’t ultimately win it. You need a team. Stay aware and you’ll have the wherewithal to assemble a good one. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Your words register in the ears of those who most need to hear them. It may be a process that’s hard to detect in the moment, but you can be sure that eventually the meaning will land. SCORPIO (Oct. 24Nov. 21). You are no stranger to the pangs of envy. Feeling them while you observe an online page of someone else’s apparently fabulous life is sign of the times. Just know that you have absolutely no reason to be jealous. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Formalities make everyone who is a part of the group and in-the-know feel quite comfortable while everyone on the outside of the group feels quite the opposite. Proceed with caution. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Communication is just as much about listening as it is about talking. While this comes as no surprise to you, there are a few people you know who consistently violate the

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rules. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20Feb. 18). Unless you’re a superhero, power doesn’t come from your suit. But that doesn’t stop you from wanting to portray an image of success. It’s a lucky day for shopping -- you know yourself so well. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You’re not looking for anyone’s approval, which is probably why you have no problem getting it. You’ll talk about your life in positive terms and you’ll attract good people. TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Jan. 16). As you go where you are needed it may feel as though you’re reacting to life instead of creating your destiny — untrue! This is life’s way of giving you something wonderful that never would think to want on your own. You’ll go into March understanding a bigger picture. June and October bring new, lucrative work. Cancer and Libra adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 30, 1, 24, 18 and 40 CELEBRITY PROFILES: Capricorn women are known for their enduring beauty, but supermodel Kate Moss takes the concept to an entirely new level with her unwavering popularity. Maybe it has something to do with her respect for all things timeless and elegant. The Capricorn style icon born under a mysterious and sensual Scorpio Moon is known to be a vintage connoisseur with a passion for antiques. (If you would like to write to Holiday Mathis, please go to www. creators.com and click on “Write the Author” on the Holiday Mathis page.)

library’s art-related resources Special to the Daily Corinthian

Mrs. Robert Foster was hostess to the Twentieth Century Study Club on Nov. 13. Twelve members and one guest, William McMullen, were present and enjoyed refreshments during the social hour. Mrs. Gerald Cranford presided and turned the program over to Mrs. Rivers Ulmer, program leader for the day. Ulmer presented McMullen, Northeast Regional Library director. McMullen pointed out

the library contained a large resource in the art field. He showed many pictures painted by American artists including Winslow Homer, Divencorn, Georgia O’Keefe, John S. Coley and John Rogers Cox. McMullen discussed each painting and gave many interesting facts about them all. Cranford presided over the busness sessions during which the minutes were approved as read. After this the meeting was adjourned.

Today In History Today is Wednesday, Jan. 16, the 16th day of 2013. There are 349 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight

On Jan. 16, 2003, the space shuttle Columbia blasted off under extremely tight security for what turned out to be its last flight; on board was Israel’s first astronaut, Ilan Ramon (ee-LAHN’ rah-MOHN’). (The mission ended in tragedy on Feb. 1, when the shuttle broke up during its return descent, killing all seven crew members.)

On this date

In 1547, Ivan IV of Russia (popularly known as “Ivan the Terrible”) was crowned Czar. In 1883, the U.S. Civil Service Commission was established. In 1912, a day before reaching the South Pole, British explorer Robert Scott and his expedition found evidence that Roald Amundsen of Norway and his team had gotten there ahead of them. In 1920, Prohibition began in the United States as the 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution took effect, one year to the day after its ratification. (It was later repealed by the 21st Amendment.) In 1935, fugitive gangster Fred Barker and his mother, Kate “Ma” Barker, were killed in a shootout with the FBI at Lake Weir, Fla. In 1942, actress Carole Lombard, 33, her mother Elizabeth and 20 other people were killed when their plane crashed near Las Vegas, Nev., while en route to California from a war-bond promotion tour. In 1944, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower took command of the Allied Expeditionary Forces in London. In 1969, two manned Soviet Soyuz spaceships became the first vehicles to dock in space and transfer personnel. In 1978, NASA named 35 candidates to fly on the space shuttle, including Sally K. Ride, who became America’s first woman in space, and Guion S. Bluford Jr., who became America’s first black astronaut in space. In 1987, Hu Yaobang resigned as head of China’s Communist Party, declaring he’d made mistakes in dealing with student

turmoil and intellectual challenges to the system. Broadway columnist Earl Wilson died in Yonkers, N.Y., at age 79. In 1991, the White House announced the start of Operation Desert Storm to drive Iraqi forces out of Kuwait. In 2007, Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., launched his successful bid for the White House.

Ten years ago

AOL Time Warner chief executive Dick Parsons was tapped to be the media conglomerate’s new chairman, succeeding Steve Case.

Five years ago

President George W. Bush closed out his Mideast trip with a brief visit to Egypt, where he was welcomed by President Hosni Mubarak. Archbishop Earl Paulk, the 80-year-old leader of a megachurch, pleaded guilty in Atlanta to lying under oath about his sexual affairs and was sentenced to 10 years’ probation. (Paulk died in March 2009.)

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Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney fended off attacks from rivals during a debate in Myrtle Beach, S.C.; hours before the debate, former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman withdrew from the race and announced his support for Romney despite their differences. Jimmy Castor, funk and soul saxophonist, singer and songwriter whose tune, “It’s Just Begun,” morphed into an anthem for generations of musical acts, died in Las Vegas at age 71.

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Tomlinson Computers, Inc. 1604 S. Harper Rd., Corinth, MS 38834 662-287-5158

XBOX 360 Games FIFA2013 $40

iPad2 16GB White $399

â&#x20AC;˘ Laptop Computers $399 â&#x20AC;˘ HP all-in-one PC $519 â&#x20AC;˘ LCD Monitors â&#x20AC;˘ Desktop PC starting at $499

While supplies last.

Used PC with new LCD monitor starting at $250

Store hours Monday-Friday 8-5

662-287-5158 ph. 662-287-6187 fax 0840 Auto Services

GUARANTEED Auto Sales 470 FARM/LAWN/ GARDEN EQUIP.

BUSH HOG 61â&#x20AC;? ZERO TURN, COM28 HP KOEHLER, 45 HOURS, NEW MERCIAL,

$6900 662-728-3193

804 BOATS

16â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Aqua bass boat 70 HP Mercury, 4 seats, trolling motor,

$3,500 $4,000 662-287-5413 662-287-5413.

or cell 284-8678

868 AUTOMOBILES

2000 Saab, 9-3 Convertible. 123,000mi. GREAT FUN CAR.

$2200 OBO. 662-396-1333 REDUCED!

ALUMA CRAFT 14â&#x20AC;&#x2122; BOAT, 40 H.P. JOHNSON, TROLLING MTR., GOOD COND., INCLUDES TRAILER,

$1200 OBO OR WILL TRADE.

731-610-

8901 OR EMAIL FOR PICS TO AYLASISCO@GMAIL.COM

â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;65 FORD GALAXIE 500,

1959 Ford diesel tractor 3000 series, new rear tires & tubes

4000

$

662-750-0607

1996 LINCOLN TOWN CAR Exc. cond., 1-family owned, 141,000 miles. $3100. 662-415-8682

1992 FORD F-250

rebuilt trans., tool box, wired for elect. brake trailer

$1,950

864 TRUCKS/VANS SUVâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S

REDUCED

REDUCED

2006 GMC YUKON Exc. cond. inside & out, 106k miles, 3rd row seat, garage kept, front & rear A/C,tow pkg., loaded

$13,995

662-286-1732

1985 1/2 TON SILVERADO

1995 Chev. S-10

305 ENG., AUTO., PS, PB, AC, NEEDS PAINT, READY TO RESTORE, DRIVEN DAILY.

$2500

$3,000

2009 HYUNDAI ACCENT

864 TRUCKS/VANS SUVâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S

662-462-8391

4dr sedan, 390 Eng., 4 bbl. carb, no broken glass, good paint, good tires, cast alum. wheels, new brake sys., everything works exc. clock, fuel gauge & inst. lights,

731-439-1968.

868 AUTOMOBILES

864 TRUCKS/VANS SUVâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S

Advertise your CAR, TRUCK, SUV, BOAT, TRACTOR, MOTORCYCLE, RV & ATV here for $39.95 UNTIL SOLD! Ad should include photo, description and price. PLEASE NO DEALERS & NON-TRANSFERABLE! NO REFUNDS. Single item only. Payment in advance. Call 287-6147 to place your ad.

REDUCED

287-1213 AFTER 4 P.M.

4-dr., 41,000 miles, dark blue ext. & gray int., 4 cyl. auto., CD/ XM radio, 36 mpg. payoff is

2002 Chevrolet Z-71,4-dr., 4W.D., Am.Fm cass./CD, pewter $11,054 in color, $6200. 731-610-7241 662-643-5908 or 662-643-5020

super duty, diesel, 7.3 ltr., exc. drive train, 215k miles, exc. mechanically w/body defects.

662-664-3538.

662-643-3565 or 415-8549

$7800.

2006 Wildcat 30 ft. 5th wheel

camper, 2 slides, fiberglass ext., awning, holding tanks, full sofa sleeper, refrig., micro., glass shower, recliner, sleeps 6,

$18,500

662-286-8547

340-626-5904.

REDUCED

2007 Franklin 36 ft. camper, fully furnished, washer/ dryer, A/C, 2 slideouts: Sits on 2 private acres w/ playground, CABIN INCLUDED, fully furnished, lots of extras. $55,000.

2000 Ford F-350

King Cab, 4.3 mtr., auto., overdrive, 2 owners, PB, bed liner, perf. cond., 168k miles, 25-27 mpg, $2750

2004 Ford F350 work truck, V10, underbed tool boxes, towing package, DVD. $8600 obo. Truck is in daily use. Please call for appt. to see,

832 816 832 RECREATIONAL MOTORCYCLES/ MOTORCYCLES/ VEHICLES ATVâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S ATVâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S REDUCED

2000 Custom Harley Davidson Mtr. & Trans., New Tires, Must See

$10,500 $9,500 $12,000

662-415-8623 or 287-8894

2004 KAWASAKI MULE

3010 Model #KAF650E, 1854 hrs., bench seat, tilt bed, 4 WD & windshield, well maintained. Great for farm or hunting. $6500.

731-212-9659 731-212-9661.

662-223-0056.

2000 DODGE CARAVAN,

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

2012 STARCRAFT CAMPER fiberglass, 18 ft. bunkhouse launch, wt. 2,750 lbs, 26 gallon freshwater tank, cargo carrying capacity-895 lbs, gray & black water tanks, cable ready.

$11,000

2003 YAMAHA V-STAR CLASSIC looks & rides real good!

$3000 662-603-4786

662-396-1390.

REDUCED

99 CADILLAC DEVILLE

804 BOATS

New Toyo tires, good cond., black w/leather interior. Asking $3250 obo. 662-415-3976

1987 Honda CRX, 40+ mpg, new paint, new leather seat covers, after market stereo, $3250 obo.

340-626-5904.

864 TRUCKS/VANS SUVâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S

2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Van, too many extras to list, good travel or work van, will trade or sell. Reduced to

$2,300

662-287-1834.

2004 DODGE RAM 1500 V-8, QUAD CAB, GREAT COND.

$9000

CONTACT 662-603-1407.

â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;90 RANGER BASS BOAT

361V W/MATCHING TRAILER & COVER, RASPBERRY & GRAY, EVINRUDE 150XP, 24-V TROL. MTR., 2 FISH FINDERS, NEW BATTS., NEW LED TRAILER LIGHTS, EXC. COND.,

1984 CHRYSLER LEBARON convertible, antique tag, 39,000 actual miles.

662-808-0113.

$5000

$7,900.

286-2261

2000 Chevy Venture 91,000 miles, V-6, auto., CD player, new Goodyear tires, rear heat & air, very nice van,.

$3250 662-665-1995

1991 Ford Econoline Van, 48,000 miles, good cond., one owner, serious interest. $6500 287-5206.

1967 CHEVY Needs paint & body work $4000. 504-952-1230

816 RECREATIONAL VEHICLES

2008 NISSAN ROGUE S

2001 HONDA REBEL 250

Cruisemaster Motorhome by Georgieboy, 1997 GM 454 ci chassie, 37â&#x20AC;&#x2122; with slider, 45,000 miles with white Oak interior. $19,500. $14,999 662-808-7777 or 662-415-9020

WITH EXTRAS, BLUE, LESS THAN 1500 MILES,

$1850

662-287-2659

1500 Goldwing Honda

Excaliber made by Georgi Boy

78,000 original miles, new tires.

1979 30â&#x20AC;&#x2122; long motor home, new tires, Price negotiable.

Black, 42K miles, new tires, excel. cond.

$12,900

662-287-6613

$4500

662-284-9487

662-660-3433

leave message or text

1996 FORD F150 4X4 â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;96 Challenger Radical One Pro Bass Boat, 130 HP Johnson, 24v motorguide trol mtr., onboard charger for all 3 batteries, Hummingbird Fish finder, good trailer w/new tires, looks good for â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;96 model & runs good. $4500 obo. 662-286-6972 or 415-1383.

1988 Cadillac Coupe DeVille 2-dr., silver gray, very good cond., sharp car.

$2500 287-0243 after 3 p.m.

stick, camouflage, 186,200 miles (mostly interstate driving), runs good. $3000 obo.

662-607-9401

Luxury V-8 Lone Star Dodge P/U, 19.5 mpg w/low miles, 52k, 2x4 2005 Model Quad Cab, SLT w/PS, PL, AC, CD. A great Buy @

$12,980. Call 731-239-9226.

1995 DODGE RAM 1500 4x4, Pwr. DL & Windows, Exc. Cond., Too Many Extras To List

$4500 OBO.

731-239-5770 OR 662-808-8033

2005 AIRSTREAM LAND YACHT

30 ft., with slide out & built-in TV antenna, 2 TVâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, 7400 miles.

$75,000. 662-287-7734

2007 HORNET CAMPER

27 ft., bought new, 5200 lbs., bunk beds in back, full sized bed in front. Kept in shed.

$9200.

662-808-0653

â&#x20AC;&#x153;Newâ&#x20AC;? Condition

â&#x20AC;&#x2122;04 HONDA SHADOW 750

215-666-1374 662-665-0209

662-603-4407

2005 HONDA ATV TRX 250 EX

$1995

$

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0208 Sales CIRCULATION SALES POSITION (Outside Marketing for Newspaper Subscriptions) â&#x20AC;˘Some phone Solicitation â&#x20AC;˘Some In-store Marketing "Experience a plus but will train"

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Applications can be picked up at The Daily Corinthian Newspaper office 1607 S. Harper Rd. Corinth, MS. Between the hours of 8:00-5:00 Monday-Friday

PLACE YOUR AD

WITH DAILY CORINTHIAN

Medical/ 0220 Dental

CALL FOR Personals 0135DETAILS

FULL TIME Dental Assistant position available. Experience preferred, but not required. Must be reliable, work well with others & be a team player. Send copy of reADOPT: LOVING, profes- sume to P.O. Box 465, RENTED sional couple eager to Corinth, MS 38835. start family. Our warm, nurturing home is waiting to welcome your 0232 General Help baby. Expenses paid. Please call Anne and CAUTION! ADVERTISEColin, 1-877-246-6780 MENTS in this classification usually offer infor(toll-free). 662-287-61477

*ADOPT:* ADORING young professionals CHANGE will LOVE & CHERISH THAT 1st baby. Expenses SIGN paid, 1-800-997-1720 TO *Morgan & John*

I AM not responsible for any debts or agreements, oral or written other than my own. Joel Barry Culver Rienzi MS 38865

Garage/Estate 0151 Sales RIPLEY'S FIRST MONDAY Trade Day! Since 1893. Held on Sat. & Sun. before 1st Monday of each month. 10590 Hwy 15 S, Ripley. 800-4RIPLEY or 662-837-4051.

0670 Offices

0244 Trucking

0320 Cats/Dogs/Pets

ATTENTION DRIVER Trainees Needed Now! No Experience Necessary. Covenant Transport needs entry-level semi drivers. Premium equipment & benefits. Call Today! 1-888-540-7364

FREE BEAUTIFUL mixed breed pups. 1st ANTIQUE OLD RED shots/wormed, 10 wks TRUNK WITH INTERIOR old. 662-287-1035 TRAY $100. Call 662-287FREE KITTENS. 2 broth- 7673

Businesses for 0280 Sale

0506 Antiques/Art

ers, 4 mos. old, house ANTIQUE VICTORIAN RED b r o k e n , r e a d y f o r a VELVET CHAIR. $125 Call good home. 662-643- 662-287-7673 5022.

Household

HOUNDS, 2 f. adults 0509 Goods $100. Dm game roost2 A/C UNITS, 110 & 220. ers $25. 427-9894 $100 for both. 427-9894

FARM

ANTIQUE SINGER treddle sewing machine, $350. 427-9894 or 802-9285.

146 HWY 1-72, Iuka former Italian Restaurant - The Esparanza. Business is currently 0430 Feed/Fertilizer closed. Gazebo has been enclosed for ex- HAY, SQ. BALES, fertiltra dining space (20x22). ized ceresa/grass. $2 Brick BBQ grilling area bale, 662-415-0467 in back. Call Vicki Mullins with Mid-South MERCHANDISE Real Estate Sales & Auctions, 662-808-6011. WEAVER'S BOUTIQUE & MERLE NORMAN - Business and all inventory for sale. Lines including Yankee Candle, Wood Wick candles, Aromatique, Willow Tree and many others. REDUCED to $160,000. Call Vicki Mullins with MidSouth Real Estate Sales & Auctions, 662-8086011.

Selling Your House?

mational service of products designed to help FIND employment. Want to let over Before you send money 17,000 potential to any advertiser, it is buyers know? your responsibility to Advertise in the Daily verify the validity of the Corinthian offer. Remember: If an Classifieds. Call ad appears to sound 287-6147 â&#x20AC;&#x153;too good to be trueâ&#x20AC;?, then it may be! InquirAuto/Truck ies can be made by contacting the Better Busi- 0848 ness Bureau at 1-800-987-8280.

WASHER FOR SALE. $50. 662-212-2155 or 6033191.

Musical 0512 Merchandise LARGE CONSOLE PIANO w/bench, exc. wood finish, needs tuned. $225 obo. 662-415-6954 after 5 p.m.

0506 Antiques/Art

Misc. Items for 0563 Sale

0533 Furniture

ANTIQUE BENCH with wide wood trim and red covering. $400. Call 662- 0518 Electronics 287-7673 (2) LARGE speakers with tweeter button, $30. ANTIQUE DARK WOOD 662-415-3770. TOBACCO STAND. $375. Call 662-287-7673 (5) COLOR TV's, (1) 13", (1) 10", (1) 19", $20-$60. ANTIQUE MARBLE TOP 662-665-1587. WOOD CHEST. $300. Call ATT LG camera flip 662-287-7673 phone with charger, ANTIQUE MARBLE WASH- $25. 662-415-3770. STAND for bowl and BEAR CAT house scanpitcher. $60. Call 662-287 ner, $40. 662-415-3770. -7673 SALUTE VERIZON slide ANTIQUE SMALL MARBLE up camera phone, new TOP SIDE TABLE. $80 Call in box, with book & 662-287-7673 charger, $45. 662-4153770. ANTIQUE VICTORIAN LOVE SEAT w/gold fab- V I C T O R I A N A N T I Q U E ric & decorative wood Maple stereo, has good trim. $425 Call 662-287- radio, good cond., $100. 286-2952. 7673

(2) DARK curio cabinets with lights, $40 each. (50) BASKETS. All sizes. 286-2952. $1 to $2. 662-665-1587. BASSET ANTIQUE china ALL KINDS of dolls, what hutch, dark in color, -nots, DVD's. Up to $100 exc. cond., $150. 286- each. 286-9614. 2952. CHOCOLATE BROWN 2CURIO CABINET WITH piece couch cover, used ROUNDED GLASS FRONT. about 3 mos., 1 piece $375. Call 662-287-7673 zips around seat cushions & other piece covIRON HEADBOARD & ers rest of couch. Paid FOOTBOARD, Unfin$50, for will sell for $25. ished, $150. Call 662-287Call or text 662-6037673 5665. LIGHT OAK entertain- LADIES BLACK leather ment center with lights, coat by Jacqueline Fer$75. 286-2952. rar, size 1X, bought at J.C.Penney, new condiTV ENTERTAINMENT cention, $150. Call 662-286ter, $35. 662-665-1587. 5216. TWO TIER GLASS TEA LARGE METAL SHOPPING CART W/WHEELS. $75. CART w/wheels, $100 Call 662-287-7673 427-9894 or 802-9285.

(1) DESK, $30. 662-665- MEN/WOMEN shirts & pants, $1 to $2. 662-6651587. 1587. L-SHAPED WALNUT OFFICE DESK. $200. Call 662 OLD MILK CAN. $50. CALL 662-287-7673 -287-7673

0142 Wanted to 0554 Rent/Buy/Trade

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M&M. CASH for junk cars & trucks. We pick up. 662-415-5435 or 731-239-4114.

(3) MIRRORS for dressers, $25. 662-665-1587. 3 LADY MANNEQUINS. $125 EACH Call 662-2877673 45 PURSES, all types, $3.00 each. 662-6651587.

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8B â&#x20AC;˘ Wednesday, January 16, 2013 â&#x20AC;˘ Daily Corinthian WHEREAS,

Homes for 0620 Rent

Manufactured

0747 Homes for Sale

BUCHANAN ST., 2 BR, 1 CREDIT A little LOW? 1/2 BA, $495. 287-5557. With a qualified income we CAN get you ROCKHILL, (27 CR 156), APPROVED Alcorn Cent. Schl. Dist. on a new home with a 2BA, 1BA, lg. LR, sbs rescore frig. & stove furn., quiet as low as 575 and only area. $450 mo., $450 10% down! dep. 662-415-4555. AND that is with a fixed interest rate! Mobile Homes Windham Homes 0675 for Rent Corinth, MS 1-888-287-6996 3 BR, 2 BA D/W, stove, r e f r i g . , W & D , M i c h i e TAX RETURN SPECIAL: area. $400 mo. plus dep. 2013 16x80 3 BR, 2 BA Ser. inq. only! 731-239Vinyl siding/ 9840 or 731-439-0119. shingled roof, thermal windows, TAKING APPLICATIONS: 2 2"x6" walls & 4 BRs. Oakdale Mobile glamour bath, black Home Pk. 286-9185. appliances, and much more. All for only $287.00 REAL ESTATE FOR SALE per month plus escrow. Windham Homes Corinth, MS Homes for 0710 1-888-287-6996

Sale

CR 107, Corinth - Gorgeous 5 BR, 3 BA home with partial basement, game room, screened back porch, inground pool, shop, barn & room to roam on over 4 acres! Call Vicki Mullins with Mid-South Real Estate Sales & Auctions, 662-808-6011.

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FINANCIAL LEGALS

0955 Legals SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEE'S NOTICE OF SALE

WHEREAS, default having been made by said Wesley T. Johnson and Mary A. Johnson, in the payment of the above mentioned indebtedness as it fell due, and payment having been requested by 21st Mortgage Corporation, the legal holder of the indebtedness secured by and described in the above mentioned Deed of Trust;

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WHEREAS, the undersigned was called upon to execute the Trust therein contained, the owner of the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust having declared it due and payable, and to sell said property under the provisions of said Deed of Trust for the purpose of raising said sum soCougar secured and 1999 unpaid, together with the expenses of selling same, including Trustee's and attorneys fees; NOW, THEREFORE, I, the 2004 Marc CHEVY K. AVEO undersigned McKay being the Substituted Trustee, do hereby give notice that on February 5, 2013, between 11:00 o'clock a.m. and 4:00 o'clock p.m., being the legal hours of 2001 sale,DODGE I willRAM proceed to sell at public outcry, to the highest bidder for cash, at the South Main Door of the Alcorn County Courthouse in Corinth, State of Mississippi, the following real property 2001and FORD TAURUS in described conveyed said Deed of Trust, lying and being situated in Alcorn County, Mississippi, and being more particularly described as follows, to-wit:

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NOW, THEREFORE, I, the undersigned Marc K. McKay being the Substituted Trustee, do hereby give notice that on February 5, 2013, between 11:00 o'clock a.m. and 4:00 o'clock p.m., being the legal hours of sale, I will proceed to sell at public outcry, to the highest bidder for cash, at the South Main Door of the Alcorn County Courthouse in Corinth, State of Mississippi, the following real property described and conveyed in said Deed of Trust, lying and being situated in Alcorn County, Mississippi, and being more particularly described as follows, to-wit: Commencing at the Northeast Corner to the Northeast Quarter of Section 31, Township 2 South, Range 9 East, Alcorn County, Mississippi; thence run South 666.00 feet to an iron stake and the point of beginning; thence run South 642.602 feet along the East line of said Quarter to an iron stake; thence run West 479.875 feet; thence run South 22 degrees 12 minutes 56 seconds East 192.800 feet; thence run West 134.394 feet to the centerline of an easement running Southerly; thence run West 408.300 feet to an old fence line; thence run North 22 degrees 43 minutes 02 seconds East 443.270 feet along an old fence to a fence corner; thence run along a fence the following: North 62 degrees 27 minutes 02 seconds East 196.772 feet; North 61 degrees 23 minutes 37 seconds East 153.926 feet; North 60 degrees 37 minutes 56 seconds East 163.617 feet; North 62 degrees 37 minutes 20 seconds East 182.862 feet to the center of a creek or canal (Hines Branch); thence run North 62 degrees 59 minutes 13 seconds East 184.000 feet to the point of beginning, containing 10.00 acres, more or less.

seconds East 196.772 feet; North 61 degrees 23 minutes 37 seconds East 153.926 feet; North 60 degrees 37 minutes 0955 Legals 56 seconds East 163.617 feet; North 62 degrees 37 minutes 20 seconds East 182.862 feet to the center of a creek or canal (Hines Branch); thence run North 62 degrees 59 minutes 13 seconds East 184.000 feet to the point of beginning, containing 10.00 acres, more or less. TOGETHER WITH a perpetual non-exclusive easement and right-of-way for the following purposes; namely, the right to enter upon the hereinafter described land and to do any and all work necessary to build, maintain, and repair a road, together with the right to use said easement for the purpose of ingress and egress and for public utilities all over, upon and across the following described land:

0955 Legals INVITATION TO BID FOR PRIVILEGE OF ACTING AS COUNTY DEPOSITORY

along the East line of said easement; thence run South 18 degrees 30 minutes 21 seconds West 134.100 feet along the East line of said easement; thence run South 44 degrees 57 minutes 23 seconds West 336.355 feet along the East line of said easement; thence run South 35 degrees 43 minutes 07 seconds West 310.136 feet along the East line of said easement to the North rightof-way line of a paved public road (Alcorn County Road No. 260) and the end of said easement.

persons having claims against said estate are required to have the same probated and registered by the Clerk of Legals 0955 said Court within ninety (90) days after the date of the first publication of this notice or the same shall be forever barred. The first day of the publication of this notice is the 9th day of January, 2013.

have been on this day granted to the undersigned, Frances Jeanette Darwin, on the estate of James R. Moore, 0955 Legals deceased, by the Chancery Court of Alcorn County, Mississippi, and all persons having claims against said estate are required to have the same probated and registered by the Clerk of said Court within ninety (90) days after the date of the first publication of this notice or the same shall be forever barred. The first day of the publication of this notice is the 16h day of January, 2013.

WITNESS my signature on In accordance with Sec- this 7th day of January, 2013. tion 27-105-305 of the Mississippi Code Annotated, (1972 MARY JEWEL WADE, as amended), the Board of SuADMINISTRATRIX pervisors of Alcorn County, OF THE ESTATE OF Mississippi, does hereby give HERALD BINGHAM WADE notice to all financial instituDECEASED WITNESS my signature on tions in Alcorn County, Misthis 10th day of January, 2013. sissippi, whose accounts are 3t 1/9, 1/16, 1/23/13 insured by the Federal De- 14027 FRANCES JEANETTE posit Insurance Corporation, DARWIN PUBLICATION FOR: that sealed bids will be reEXECUTRIX ALCORN COUNTY, ceived from said financial inOF THE ESTATE OF MISSISSIPPI stitutions at the meeting of JAMES R. MOORE the Board of Supervisors of DECEASED Alcorn County, Mississippi, IN THE SUPERIOR COURT scheduled for February 04, OF THE STATE OF 3t 1/16, 1/23, 1/30/13 2013 at 9:00 A.M., in the WASHINGTON 14047 board room of the Alcorn I N A N D F O R T H E Chancery Building, for the C O U N T Y O F P I E R C E SUBSTITUTED privilege of keeping the JUVENILE DEPARTMENT TRUSTEE'S

A strip of land 40.00 feet in width with the East line thereof being described as folcounty funds, or any part lows: thereof for the period of Commencing at the ex- January 7, 2013 - December treme Southeast Corner of 31, 2013 (or until another dethe above described 10.00 pository is designated and acre tract and run West qualified to serve as such) 114.204 feet to the East line with Alcorn County possessof said easement and the ing the option to extend the point of beginning; thence run depository relationship on the South 07 degrees 54 minutes terms from December 31, 03 seconds East 91.699 feet 2013 - December 31, 2014. The bid shall designate the kind of security as authorized by law, which the said financial institution proposes to give as security for funds.

THE STATE OF WASHINGTON TO 1. MARCUS JEROME HOWARD, alleged father, of MARCUS LEACH JR.; DOB: 1/22/09; Cause No. 12-7-01935-9; A Dependency Petition was filed on 11/13/12. AND TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:

NOTICE OF SALE

WHEREAS, on October 31, 2007, Jason A. Gray, a married man, and Danielle Mason Gray, his spouse, executed a certain deed of trust to Peter F. Makowiecki, Trustee for the benefit of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for First Tennessee Home Loans which deed of trust is of record in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Alcorn County, State of Mississippi in Instrument No. 200707144; and

A Fact Finding Hearing will be held on this matter on: February 12, 2013 at 1:30 P.M. Done at the meeting of at Pierce County Family and the Board of Supervisors of Juvenile Court, 5501 6th AvWHEREAS, said Deed of Alcorn County, Mississippi, enue, Tacoma WA 98406. Trust was subsequently ason the 7th day of January, signed to MidFirst Bank by inYOU SHOULD BE PRESENT AT strument dated January 5, 2013. THIS HEARING. 2012 and recorded in InstruBobby Marolt, ment No. 201200577 of the Clerk THE HEARING WILL DE- aforesaid Chancery Clerk's TERMINE IF YOUR CHILD IS office; and DEPENDENT AS DEFINED 2t 1/9, 1/16/13 IN RCW 13.34.030(6). THIS 14025 WHEREAS, MidFirst Bank BEGINS A JUDICIAL PRO- has heretofore substituted J. IN THE CHANCERY CESS WHICH COULD RES- Gary Massey as Trustee by inAND ALSO: ULT IN PERMANENT LOSS strument dated February 3, COURT OF ALCORN O F Y O U R P A R E N T A L 2012 and recorded in the COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI 2006 Riverbirch, 76x30 RIGHTS. IF YOU DO NOT aforesaid Chancery Clerk's Mobile Home with the Serial APPEAR AT THE HEARING Office in Instrument No. RE: ADMINISTRATION Number RB06AL10619AB THE COURT MAY ENTER A 201200803; and OF THE ESTATE OF DEPENDENCY ORDER IN I will convey only such title HERALD BINGHAM WADE, YOUR ABSENCE. WHEREAS, default having as is vested in me as Substi- DECEASED been made in the terms and tuted Trustee. To request a copy of the No- conditions of said deed of tice, Summons, and DependNO. 2013-0016-02 ency Petition, calls DSHS at 1- trust and the entire debt seWITNESS MY SIGNAcured thereby having been TURE, this the 3rd day of 800-423-6246. To view in- declared to be due and payJanuary, 2013. NOTICE TO formation about your rights in able in accordance with the t h i s p r o c e e d i n g , g o t o terms of said deed of trust, CREDITORS /s/ Marc K. McKay www.atg.wa.gov/DPY.aspx. MidFirst Bank, the legal holdMARC K. MCKAY er of said indebtedness, havNOTICE is hereby given SUBSTITUTED DATED this 7th day of JanuTRUSTEE that Letters of Administra- ary, 2013 by MARGARET PI- ing requested the undertion have been on this day WONSKI, Deputy County signed Substituted Trustee to execute the trust and sell said granted to the undersigned, Clerk, land and property in accordMarc K. McKay MARY JEWEL WADE, on the ance with the terms of said MCKAY LAWLER FRANKPUBLISH --- January 16th, deed of trust and for the purestate of Herald Bingham LIN 23rd, and 30th, 2013 pose of raising the sums due Wade, deceased, by the 14036 & FOREMAN, PLLC thereunder, together with atChancery Court of Alcorn Attorneys at Law torney's fees, trustee's fees NOTICE TO Post Office Box 2488 County, Mississippi, and all and expense of sale. CREDITORS Ridgeland, Mississippi 39158-

persons having claims against said estate are required to have the same probated and registered by the Clerk of said Court within ninety (90) days after the date of the first publication of this notice or the same shall be forever Cars for Sale barred. The first day of the publication of this notice is the 9th day of January, 2013.

2488 (601) 572-8778 POSTED THIS January 4, 2013 PUBLISHED: January 9, 2013, January 16, 2013, January 23, 2013, and January 30, 2013 14019

TOGETHER WITH a perpetual non-exclusive easement and right-of-way for the following purposes; namely, the right to enter upon the hereinafter described land and to do any and all work necessary to build, maintain, and repair a road, together with the right to use said easement for the purpose of ingress and egress and for public utilities all over, upon and across the following described land:

WITNESS my signature on this 7th day of January, 2013. MARY JEWEL WADE, ADMINISTRATRIX OF THE ESTATE OF HERALD BINGHAM WADE DECEASED 3t 1/9, 1/16, 1/23/13 14027

Commencing at the extreme Southeast Corner of the above described 10.00 acre tract and run West 114.204 feet to the2002 EastFOrd lineEscape of said easement and the point of beginning; thence run South 07 degrees 54 minutes 03 seconds East 91.699 feet along the East line of said easement; thence run South 2005 FORD 18 degrees 30 minutes 21TAURUS seconds West 134.100 feet along the East line of said easement; thence run South 44 degrees 57 minutes 23 seconds West 336.355 feet along the East line saidVENTURE 2004of CHEVY easement; thence run South 35 degrees 43 minutes 07 seconds West 310.136 feet along the East line of said easement to the North rightof-way line of a paved public 2000 LINCOLN road (Alcorn County Road No. 260) and the end of said easement.

Notice is given that Letters Testamentary have been on this day granted the undersigned, Adrian Luke Wood, III, on the Estate of Nelda H. Wood, deceased, by the Chancery Court of Alcorn County, Mississippi, and all persons having claim against said estate are required to have the same probated and registered by the clerk of said court within ninety (90) days after the date of the first publication of this notice January 16, 2013, or the same shall be forever barred. WITNESS MY SIGNATURE on this the 7th day of January, 2013. Adrian Luke Wood, III, Executor

IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF ALCORN COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI RE: LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF JOHNNIE MARIE MOORE, DECEASED NO. 2013-0029-02 2003 FORD F150

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A strip of land 40.00 feet in width with the East line thereof being described as follows:

2006 Riverbirch, 76x30 SANTA FE 2004 HYUNDAI 2000 CHEVROLET JIMMY Commencing at the North- Mobile Home with the Serial east Corner to the North- Number RB06AL10619AB east Quarter of Section 31, Township 2 South, Range 9 I will convey only such title East, Alcorn County, Missis- as is vested in me as Substisi p p i ; t h e nce run South tuted Trustee. 2004 KIA RIO PONTIAC AM 666.002004 feet to an GRAND iron stake and the point of beginning; WITNESS MY SIGNAthence run South 642.602 TURE, this the 3rd day of feet along the East line of said January, 2013. Quarter to an iron stake; thence run West 479.875 /s/ Marc K. McKay feet; thence South MARC K.PONTIAC MCKAYGRAND PRIX 2006run FORD FOCUS22 de2000 grees 12 minutes 56 seconds SUBSTITUTED East 192.800 feet; thence run TRUSTEE West 134.394 feet to the centerline of an easement running Southerly; thence run Marc K. McKay West 408.300 feet to an old MCKAY LAWLER FRANKfence line; thence run North LIN 22 degrees 43 minutes 02 & FOREMAN, PLLC seconds East 443.270 feet Attorneys at Law along an old fence to a fence Post Office Box 2488 corner; thence run along a Ridgeland, Mississippi 39158fence the following: North 62 2488 d e g r e e s 2 7 m i n u t e s 0 2 (601) 572-8778 seconds East 196.772 feet; POSTED THIS January 4, North 61 degrees 23 minutes 2013 37 seconds East 153.926 feet; PUBLISHED: January 9, 2013, North 60 degrees 37 minutes January 16, 2013, January 23, 56 seconds East 163.617 feet; 2013, and January 30, 2013

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WHEREAS, default having been made by said Wesley T. Johnson and Mary A. Johnson, in the payment of the above mentioned indebtedness as it fell due, and payment having been requested by 21st Mortgage Corporation, the legal holder of the indebtedness secured by and described in the above mentioned Deed of Trust;

WHEREAS, the undersigned was called upon to execute the Trust therein contained, the owner of the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust having deTRANSPORTATION clared it due and payable, and to sell said property under the provisions of said Deed of 0832 Motorcycles Trust for the purpose of rais2002 HONDA Rancher 4- ing said sum so secured and w h e e l e r , 4 x 4 , g r e a t unpaid, together with the exshape, $2500 obo. Must penses of selling same, including Trustee's and attorneys sell. 662-665-5753. fees;

WHEREAS, on August 8, 2007, Wesley T. Johnson and Mary A. Johnson, a Married Couple executed a Deed of Trust to Tim Williams, TrustWANT TO make certain ee for the benefit of 21st your ad gets attention? Mortgage Corporation, as reAsk about attention corded in the office of the getting graphics. Chancery Clerk of Alcorn County, Mississippi, as InstruMobile Homes ment No. 200706320, refer0741 for Sale ence to which is hereby made; and, 3 BR, 2 BA Southern Hospitality D/W, all WHEREAS, said 21st appl., new HVAC pkg. Mortgage Corporation, ununit under warr., must der the power granted to it in be moved. 662-415-9698 said Deed of Trust, by instruor 731-926-6964. ment dated December 18, 2012, duly spread upon the 0868 record and recorded as Instrument No. 201206859, in the office of the Chancery Clerk aforesaid, did substitute the undersigned Marc K. McKay in the place and stead of the original Trustee and of any other Substituted Trustee;

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said 21st Mortgage Corporation, under the Legals power granted to it in 0955 said Deed of Trust, by instrument dated December 18, 2012, duly spread upon the record and recorded as Instrument No. 201206859, in the office of the Chancery Clerk aforesaid, did substitute the undersigned Marc K. McKay in the place and stead of the original Trustee and of any other Substituted Trustee;

NOTICE TO CREDITORS NOTICE is hereby given that Letters Testamentary have been on this day granted to the undersigned, Jeanette Darwin, on the estate of Johnnie Marie Moore, deceased, by the Chancery Court of Alcorn County, Mississippi, and all persons having claims against said estate are required to have the same probated and registered by the Clerk of said Court within ninety (90) days after the date of the first publication of this notice or the same shall be forever barred. The first day of the publication of this notice is the 16h day of January, 2013. WITNESS my signature on this 10th day of January, 2013.

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0955 Legals IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF ALCORN COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF MARIJEAN PATE HARDIN, DECEASED NO. 2013-0027-02 NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Notice is hereby given that Letters Testamentary were on the 10th day of January, 2013, issued to the undersigned by the Chancery Court of Alcorn County, Mississippi, on the Estate of Marijean Pate Hardin, Deceased, and all persons having claims against the said estate are hereby notified to present the same to the Clerk of said Court for probate and registration according to law within ninety (90) days from January 16, 2013, the date of the first publication or they will be forever barred.

THIS the 10th day of January, 2013. WILLIAM GILES HARDIN, JR. and MARY ELIZABETH HARDIN SCARBROUGH, Co-Executors of the Estate of Marijean Pate Hardin, Deceased 3t 1/16, 1/23, 1/30/13 14049 IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF ALCORN COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI IN RE: IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF BOBBY CHARLES JACKSON,

CAUSE NO.:2012-0428-02MM SUMMONS THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI TO: ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN HEIRS OF BOBBY CHARLES JACKSON, DECEASED

You have been made a Defendant in the suit filed in this Court by Cathy Surratt Jackson, Administratrix of the Estate of Bobby Charles Jackson, seeking to approve bond, adjudicate heirs, satisfy indebtedness and other relief of said Bobby Charles Jackson, deceased.

You are summoned to appear and defend against the complaint or petition filed against you in this action at 9:00 a.m. on the 20th day of February, 2013, in the courtroom of the Tishomingo County Courthouse, Iuka, Tishomingo County, Mississippi, and in case of your failure to appear and defend a judgment will be entered against you for the money or other things demanded in the complaint or petition.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, J. Gary Massey, Substituted Trustee in said deed of trust, will on February 6, 2013 offer for sale at public outcry and sell within legal hours (being between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.), at the South Main Door of the County Courthouse of Alcorn County, located at Corinth, Mississippi, to the You are not required to highest and best bidder for file an answer or other pleadcash the following described ing but you may do so if you property situated in Alcorn desire. County, State of Mississippi, to-wit: Issued under my hand and the seal of said Court, this Situated in the County of Al- 7th day of January, 2013. corn, State of Mississippi, towit;?Commencing at the CHANCERY CLERK OF Southwest Corner of the ALCORN COUNTY, Southwest Quarter of SecMISSISSIPPI tion 3, Township 2 South, Range 8 East, Alcorn County Bobby Marolt Mississippi; thence run North 30 feet, more or less, to the BY: Willie Justice North right-of-way of FarmDEPUTY CLERK ington Road; thence run East a l o n g s a i d r i g h t - o f - w a y 3t 1/9, 1/16, 1/23/13 1223.75 feet to an iron pin, 14024 said pin being on the East side of a gravel road and the North right-of-way of said HOME SERVICE DIRECTORY Farmington Road; thence North 2 degrees 13 minutes West 433.9 feet; thence Appliances North 7 degrees 54 minutes East 103 feet; thence North A.A. Appliances, 662-28736 degrees 34 minutes East 9629. We buy, sell & re116 feet to an iron pin; pair all makes & models thence North 18 degrees 18 of appliances. Will pay minutes East along the East more than scrap metal side of a gravel road 536.09 prices for broken applifeet to an iron pin; thence ances. North 77 degrees 00 minutes West 40 feet to an iron pin Carpet Cleaning on the West side of a gravel road an d t h e S ou t h e ast JANUARY SPECIAL! Corner of the Manahan lot; thence North 15 degrees 39 â&#x20AC;˘Dry clean carpets, 4 rooms, $100 minutes East 100 feet along â&#x20AC;˘Air duct cleaning & the West side of a gravel sanitizing, 12 vents, road to the Northeast $175 Corner of the Manahan lot; â&#x20AC;˘Residential deep thence North 16 degrees 53 minutes East 128.2 feet; cleaning, $100 discount thence North 14 degrees 04 â&#x20AC;˘Also, clean windows & minutes West 472.8 feet to do pressure washing, 33% discount an iron pin and the point of Call for free beginning; thence North 14 consultation, degrees 29 minutes West 100 662-678-3519 feet along the West side of a Prices good thru gravel road to an iron pin; January 31, 2013 thence run South 80 degrees 28 minutes West 188.8 feet to a fence and an iron pin; Handyman thence run South 3 degrees 47 minutes West 101.1 feet H A N D Y M A N ' S H o m e along said fence to an iron care, anything. 662-643 pin; thence North 80 degrees 6892. 48 minutes East 220.7 feet to an iron pin and the point of Home Improvement beginning, containing 0.47 & Repair acres, more or less. BUTLER, DOUG: Foundation, floor leveling, I WILL CONVEY only bricks cracking, rotten such title as vested in me as wood, basements, Substituted Trustee. shower floor. Over 35 yrs. exp. Free est. WITNESS MY SIGNA731-239-8945 or TURE on this 7th day of Janu662-284-6146. ary, 2013. J. Gary Massey SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEE

Shapiro & Massey, L.L.C. 1910 Lakeland Drive, NOTICE TO Suite B CREDITORS Jackson, MS 39216 NOTICE is hereby given (601)981-9299 that Letters Testamentary have been on this day gran- 37 CR 116 ted to the undersigned, Corinth, MS 38834 Frances Jeanette Darwin, on 11-004285 BE the estate of James R. Moore, deceased, by the Chancery Publication Dates: January 16, Court of Alcorn County, Mis- 23 and 30, 2013 sissippi, and all persons hav- 14035

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