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Museum sees substantial visitation increase BY JEBB JOHNSTON firstname.lastname@example.org
Crossroads Museum visitation saw a substantial increase during the past year. Executive Director Brandy Steen reported in Thursdayâ€™s annual museum meeting that visitation reached, 3,800, climbing from about 2,500 in the prior year. Steen attributes that increase
to visits associated with the Civil War Sesquicentennial. In the coming year, â€œWe hope to see an increase,â€? she said, â€œbut you never know. It depends on the tourism season.â€? The long-running â€œCivil War Archivesâ€? exhibit, which was tied to the sesquicentennial, is ending, with â€œMississippi Scenes,â€? a collection of original paintings by noted watercolorist
Thomas â€œThomâ€? Cochran, will begin April 15. He lived in Jackson and died in 2006. Running through May 20, that exhibit will be followed by an exhibit of World War II items from the archives, including a couple of uniforms, photos, rifles and other items. The museum is planning a new permanent exhibit featuring Jackie Simpson, a line-
backer who played in the CFL and AFL, as well as some other notable athletes who were from Corinth. The annual photo contest will be back for the 12th year, and Steen hopes to see last yearâ€™s growth continue. The contest drew 219 entries in 2012, a record response. She is aiming for 300 entries this year. The museum will also host
the 12th edition of the annual Heritage Festival in conjunction with Octoberâ€™s Green Market, which the museum is now managing. For the coming year, Sandy Walker will continue as president of the museum board. Bryan Clausel is vice president; Jack Griffith, treasurer; Lila Wade, secretary; and Becky Williams, executive member at large.
Program promotes health, exercise ing projects and classroom curriculum to help schools promote regular exercise for kids. An eight-week program, Get Fit is currently being done at Corinth, Kossuth and Rienzi Elementary schools. Alcorn Central and Biggers-
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There is no standing around for Alcorn County fourth graders during P.E. It's time to get fit. The Corinth 10K Get Fit Initiative is doing just that for students in the area. The two-part program uses matching grants for qualify-
Staff photo by Steve Beavers
Corinth Police officer Fred Gooch is double-teamed by Boys & Girls Club members Jamarious Gwyn (left) and Jaiye Agnew. The Corinth P.D. will face the club team on Tuesday in a friendly basketball game.
Friendly contest provides awareness BY STEVE BEAVERS firstname.lastname@example.org
Cops versus the Club. That will be matchup when the Corinth Police Department
and members of the Boys & Girls Club of Northeast Mississippi tip things off Tuesday night in a friendly contest at 4:30 p.m..
The hoop matchup is part of National Boys & Girls Club Week set for April 7-13 at the Please see CONTEST | 2A
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Four world champs travel to Corinth over 10 hours together to be amongst 33 teams competing in the ICS sponsored event. â€œThe only thing I can be competitive in now is cooking â€Ś my ball playing days are gone,â€? said former red chili world champion Jim Weller, who made the drive with past champs Bob Hall and Jerry
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The world champs turned out. Four past International Chili Society World Champions made the local drive from the midwest to be part of the 6th Annual Crossroads Chili Cook-Off Saturday at the Corinth Depot. Three made the drive of
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Gallery hosts young artists
Kids share love for pets at First Baptist show BY STEVE BEAVERS firstname.lastname@example.org
There were no lions, tigers or bears among the bunch. But there was still a big variety of animals at the First Baptist Kindergarten/Preschool Pet Show Friday morning. The three, four and five-yearold students had been waiting all year to put their pets on display. Inclement weather had forced the show to be pushed back from Wednesday in the church courtyard. Aside from the usual pets of dogs, students with the help of their parents brought such
unique animals as a rooster and squirrel. â€œThe kids were so excited to see all the different pets,â€? said kindergarten/preschool director Jackie Huskey. â€œThey have talked about it all year and wanted to know when we were going to have the pet show.â€? The pet show has been a tradition at the school for over 20 years, according to Huskey. â€œWe have had lots of different animals over the years,â€? she said. â€œOne year a child brought a pony and everyone got a
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The works of dozens of young artists are filling the art gallery throughout April. About 70 students are featured in the annual exhibit of Corinth High School and Corinth Middle School works. Now up for viewing, the exhibit has an opening reception at the Corinth Artist Guild Gallery on Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m. Staff photo by Steve Beavers
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Oliver (left) and Henry Bailey wait their turn to showcase their pet.
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On this day in history 150 years ago Nine Union ironclads attempt to take Charleston, S.C., and are driven away by an overwhelming show of firepower by the Confederate shore batteries. Adm. DuPont is happy to pull away and is thankful the attack â€œwas a failure rather than a disaster.â€? 1(:
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Works produced for different assignments in the art class bring a wide variety of styles, textures and visions to the paintings and dimensional pieces on display. The students produced the art under the instruction of Lynn Haynie, who is in her final year as art instructor. “I have been blessed to be able to teach what I love,” she said. Haynie enjoys seeing the work go from the classroom to the downtown gallery. “I see it while they are working on it, but when it’s all up somewhere else like the gallery, you see it with a whole different perspective,” she said. The dimensional works include assemblage, a technique using found objects. Other works include paintings with raised surfaces, pottery, chalk pastels on black paper, and heated plastic that has been shaped like glass art. A centerpiece of the exhibit is “fractured hearts,” in which the students created hearts, divided them into quarters and mixed them up for dramatic effect. The exhibit is part of the gallery’s educational outreach. “I always find it inspirational to see the wide range of creative approaches that the children bring to the different mediums,” said
Staff photos by Jebb Johnston
Michaela Roberts’ painting of a sunflower (above) is among the Corinth High School student art currently featured at the art gallery at 507 Cruise St. After creating hearts, (left) the students cut them into quarters and shuffled them to create dynamic new images.
Guild President Sonny Boatman.
Haynie believes the opportunity to create
art at school encourages individual thinking and
critical thinking while giving students a break from academics. Ribbons will indicate works that placed in Northeast Community College’s annual High
School Art Competition. (The exhibit runs through April 30 at 507 Cruise Street. Regular gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.)
that than basketball?” Officer Fred Gooch and nine other of his fellow officers were getting in some practice time before the big game three days earlier this week. “I am just looking to survive,” kidded Gooch. The game gives the kids an opportunity to see policemen away from the job, according to Gooch. “Most kids portray police as bad, but we are here to support the community and we want to be
involved with kids … this lets them see us outside of the department.” Grice also said the game will serve as a leadin to the club’s healthy lifestyle program. “The week will be a fun week for the kids and community members,” said the unit director. “We want to show the community how great futures begin at the Boys & Girls Club.” The police department’s contest versus
the Boys & Girls Club is the first of five nights of basketball. Local pastors will get the first crack at knocking off the clubbers on Monday at 4:30 p.m. Mayor Tommy Irwin and Corinth Aldermen are set to try their hand at the same time Wednesday. On Thursday, the Corinth Fire Department will try and extinguish the hot shooting bunch at 4 p.m. while a group of parents tangle with clubbers on Friday at 4:30. “We want to do things to keep the kids active and a week of basketball should do just that,” said Grice.
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“This is part of us opening the club and letting the community see what
we do here,” said unit director Christy Grice. “What better way to do
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Today in history
Sunday, April 7, 2013
SCV Camps awards two BY BOBBY J. SMITH
Today is Sunday, April 7, the 97th day of 2013. There are 268 days left in the year.
Today’s Highlight in History: On April 7, 1953, the U.N. General Assembly ratified Dag Hammarskjold of Sweden as the new secretary-general, succeeding Trygve Lie of Norway.
On this date: In 1788, an expedition led by Gen. Rufus Putnam established a settlement at present-day Marietta, Ohio. In 1798, the Mississippi Territory was created by an act of Congress, with Natchez as the capital. In 1862, Union forces led by Gen. Ulysses S. Grant defeated the Confederates at the Battle of Shiloh in Tennessee. In 1922, the Teapot Dome scandal began as Interior Secretary Albert B. Fall signed a secret deal to lease U.S. Navy petroleum reserves to his friends, oilmen Harry F. Sinclair and Edward L. Doheny. In 1927, the image and voice of Commerce Secretary Herbert Hoover were transmitted live from Washington to New York in the first successful long-distance demonstration of television. In 1939, Italy invaded Albania, which was annexed less than a week later. In 1949, the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical “South Pacific” opened on Broadway. In 1959, a referendum in Oklahoma repealed the state’s ban on alcoholic beverages. In 1966, the U.S. Navy recovered a hydrogen bomb that the U.S. Air Force had lost in the Mediterranean Sea off Spain following a B-52 crash. In 1969, the Supreme Court, in Stanley v. Georgia, unanimously struck down laws prohibiting private possession of obscene material. In 1978, President Jimmy Carter announced he was deferring development of the neutron bomb, a high-radiation weapon. In 1983, space shuttle astronauts Story Musgrave and Don Peterson went on the first U.S. spacewalk in almost a decade as they worked in the open cargo bay of Challenger for nearly four hours.
The local Sons of Confederate Veterans Camps has awarded two $500 scholarships to Alcorn County students. Recipients of the scholarships are Katie Hancock of Alcorn Central High School and Clayton Allred, a Corinth High School student. In 2011 the Colonel William P. Rogers Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp #321 voted to establish two $500 scholarships in honor of the camp’s two Real Sons — Willie J. Cartwright and James J. Nelms — the two last real sons of Confederate veterans in the Mississippi, men whose fathers fought in the Civil War. Cartwright was the son of Private John Henry of the 1st Mississippi Infantry. Nelms was the son of Private James J. Nelms
Alcorn Central High School student Katie Hancock is the recipient of the Willie J. Cartwright Scholarship. Sr., of Company B, 8th Mississippi Cavalry. “Mr. Cartwright and
Mr. Nelms were two super guys and the camp wants to continue to
honor them,” said Camp Commander Larry Mangus.
The Reals Sons scholarships are available to any Alcorn County high school senior who plans to attend a Mississippi college or university. Points are awarded for academic excellence, leadership accomplishments, community service and a one-page essay on “Why Our Southern Heritage Should be Preserved.” Almost 40 applications were received this year and the competition was very strong, Mangus said. “Two outstanding students were selected from the class of 2013,” said the camp commander. The scholarships are awarded each year on April 1. Applications will be available in the high school counselors’ offices and are due by March 1. (For more information about the Col. William P. Rogers SCV camp visit www.battleofcorinth. com.)
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ville were part of the first-year program last semester. “We are encouraging kids to get active and the right way to exercise,” said Coke 10K race cocoordinator Amy Smith. Smith visits Kossuth Elementary two days a week. Alan Smith and Get Fit Program Director Lindsey Brawner are also part of the active program at Kossuth and Rienzi. Magnolia Regional Health Center employees are involved with Get Fit at Corinth Elementary. Students begin with stretching and then it's constant motion for an hour. “Kossuth has a good program in place,” said Smith. “We go in and show them the proper way to stretch and how to pace themselves when it comes to running.” The curriculum assist schools in meeting the activity goals as outlined by the USDA. Some of the areas the
program is designed to help are: ■ Provide opportunities for students to develop the knowledge and skills for specific physical activities. ■ Teach students the importance of energy balance through healthy eating and regular exercise. ■ Ensure student's regular participation in physical activity. ■ Teach students the short- and long-term benefits of a physically active and healthful lifestyle. “The big thing is to keep them moving and their heart rate up,” said Smith. Smith said students will begin working on goal setting in the coming weeks. Those who are part of the program will receive a certificate to sign up for the May 4 10K at discounted rate. “The kids are really enjoying it and are anxious to run every day we are here,” added Smith. “They want to learn the importance of a healthy lifestyle.”
Kossuth Elementary School fourth grader Tanner Garcia stretches after going through the Get Fit Initiative sponsored by Coke.
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Session ends, but more work remains BY CLAYTON STANLEY Columnist
Thursday marked the end of the 2013 Regular Session of the Mississippi Legislature, a day referred to by those familiar with the process as Sine Die. It is important to note that while the “regular” session is complete, the work of the legislature is not. Long before the session came to an end, it became apparent that Governor Bryant would have to call his first “special” session as governor to address the issue of Medicaid. The Medicaid program is currently set to expire at midnight on June 30. Not only will there be no legal mechanism to operate the program, but there is also no money in the budget to fund it. Late last week the $840 million Medicaid appropriations bill failed to garner the required number of votes in the House, causing it to die. Everyone seems to agree that a solution has got to be reached before July 1, but what the solution will look like is anyone’s guess. This situation is beginning to resemble the tort reform debates a decade ago where members held special session after special session waiting to see who would flinch first. Time will tell how this ultimately gets resolved, but it appears there is more political blood to be spilled before that happens. Medicaid aside, the 2013 session is generally being scored as a successful one. Education policy changes seemed to be the most talked about issues throughout the session. Most notable was the passage of legislation allowing the formation of charter schools in low performing districts throughout the state. Charter schools was a major campaign issue for many Republicans in the last election. While some consider what passed to be watered down, passing a charter school law was a major victory after unsuccessful attempts in prior years. While charter schools have been the most talked about, several other educations bills were passed. Legislation establishing a “third grade reading gate” requiring students with reading deficiencies in the third grade receive intense training and be retained. Other pilot programs were established to implement pre-K in certain low performing districts and a pilot program for merit based teacher pay. Legislators passionate about reforming education see these as good first steps, but certainly aspire for more changes to the way Mississippi educates its young. While less discussed, significant attention was given legislation to foster economic development and job creation. Several bills offering various incentives and tax credits to business and industry to encourage capital investment and hiring. Incentives were offered to manufacturers, oil and gas companies and motion pictures. All were offered some form of tax credit incentive should they come to or invest further in Mississippi. The final story of the Mississippi session is the budget. Apart from the unfinished business surrounding the Medicaid budget, this year’s budgeting process went smoothly, particularly as compared to previous sessions. The primary reason is that they had slightly more revenue to appropriate and agencies are recognizing that their slimmed down budgets of the last few years are the new normal. Despite modest revenue increases, appropriators have resisted raising budgets. After failing to do so last year, legislators were finally able to pass a bond bill for capital projects across the state. Members agreed to a $196 million bond package with roughly half of the money going to the states eight universities and colleges and an additional $25 million going to the community colleges. The total bond package is nearly $50 million less than the state will pay off this year – another testament that a sense of fiscal responsibility remains in Jackson. (Clayton Stanley lives in Corinth and is a lobbyist in Mississippi and Tennessee for Capitol Resources, LLC. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.)
Prayer for today Dear God and Creator, thank you that in the vastness of the universe you care for each of us. Amen.
A verse to share What are human beings that you are mindful of them, mortals that you care for them? — Psalm 8:4
Worth quoting Faith activates God — Fear activates the Enemy. — Joel Osteen
Gun violence more complex than Carrey’s video The tragic shooting death of Jackson Police Department Det. Eric Smith inside JPD headquarters Thursday underscores the ongoing national debate about gun violence and efforts to stem that violence with a deluge of new laws driven by a wide variety of motivations. A murder suspect reportedly killed Smith with his own weapon during an interview on the third floor of JPD headquarters. Sources told The Clarion-Ledger newspaper that the detective and suspect got into an argument during the interview and the suspect reportedly overpowered Smith, took his weapon from him and shot him. Another JPD officer then shot the homicide suspect, sources told the paper. Against that raw backdrop — and others like it from Newtown, Connecticut to Aurora, Colorado, and other venues like them across the country — the debate over proposed federal and state gun laws roils and rages. A recent study by the
Center for American Progress — a liberal or selfdescribed “progressive” think tank Sid Salter that supports Columnist e x p a n s i v e gun control laws — has entered the fray with the contention that there is a strong correlation between “weak state gun laws and high rates of gun violence.” The study examined overall firearm deaths in 2010, overall firearm deaths from 2001 through 2010, firearm homicides and suicides in 2010, firearm homicides among women from 2001 through 2010, firearm deaths among children ages 0 to 17, from 2001 through 2010, law-enforcement agents feloniously killed with a firearm from 2002 through 2011, aggravated assaults with a firearm in 2011, crime-gun export rates in 2009, and percentage of crime guns with a short “time to crime” in 2009. Based on that study, the
group ranked the results of those factors and produced “an overall state ranking for the prevalence of gun violence” that saw Louisiana ranked tops in gun violence in the U.S. followed in order by Alaska, Alabama, Arizona, Mississippi, South Carolina, New Mexico, Missouri, Arkansas, and Georgia. The study claims that in 2010, Mississippi had the second-worst gun-murder rate in the nation, 92 percent higher than the national average. The common denominators among the “worst 10” states in the study? The list includes states that are conservative, primarily rural, sparsely populated, and nine of the 10 states voted against President Barack Obama. Clearly, the implication is that rural, conservative states are misguided about their support for Second Amendment rights and should follow more “progressive” states in adopting more restrictive gun laws. Perhaps in illustration of that sentiment, actor Jim Carrey has created a sensation on the website Fun-
nyorDie.com in portraying people who value their Second Amendment rights as rubes on a Hee-Haw set with the late Charleton Heston as the whipping boy of the satire. Carrey plays both Heston and a cowboy singer named “Lonesome Earl” on a video entitled “Cold Dead Hand.” Funny stuff. And after all, don’t we all enjoy our “HewHaw” lives here far from Hollywood? Don’t we? Meanwhile, a decent Mississippi police detective doing his job is gunned down in police headquarters. How many new gun laws would have saved that detective’s life while he tried to protect all of our lives? And would that senseless crime have been avoided if we were in a “progressive” state like Massachusetts with tougher gun laws? After all, don’t tougher gun laws reduce gun crime? Det. Smith would likely beg to differ. (Daily Corinthian and syndicated columnist Sid Salter can be contactedat 601-507-8004 or email@example.com.)
Has a war with North Korea become inevitable? “If you see 10 troubles coming down the road, you can be sure that nine will run into the ditch before they reach you,” said Calvin Coolidge, who ever counseled patience over the rash response. Unfortunately, the troubles presented by North Korea’s Kim Jong Un seem unlikely to run into a ditch before they reach us. For Kim has crawled out on a limb. He has threatened to attack U.S. forces in Korea and bases in Asia, even U.S. cities. He has declared the truce that ended the Korean War dead and that “a state of war” exists with the South. All ties to the South have been cut. The United States has sent B-52s and stealth fighters to Korea and anti-missile warships to the Sea of Japan. Two B-2 bombers flew from Missouri to Korea and back in a provocative fly-by of the Hermit Kingdom. And both South Korea and we have warned that, should the North attack, swift retribution will follow. Kim Jong Un is in a box. If he launches an attack, he risks escalation into war. But if his bluster about battling the United States turns out to be all bluff, he risks becoming an object of ridicule in Asia and at home. Why is he playing with fire? Because his father and grandfather did, and got away with murder.
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In 1968, Kim Il Sung hijacked the U.S. intelligence ship Pueblo and held its crew Pat h o s t a g e . Buchanan A m e r i c a , tied down Columnist in Vietnam, did nothing. In 1976, North Koreans axmurdered two U.S. officers in the DMZ. In 1983, Pyongyang tried to assassinate South Korea’s president in Burma and blew up three members of his cabinet. In 1987, North Koreans blew up a South Korean airliner. These unpunished atrocities all occurred during the rule of Kim Il Sung. Under Kim Jong Il, Pyongyang torpedoed a South Korean patrol boat, killing 47, and shelled a South Korean island, killing four. Neither Washington nor Seoul retaliated. The danger is that Kim Jong Un believes he, too, can get away with murder and he, too, will be appeased with aid. Yet neither President Obama nor President Park Geun Hye can be seen as tolerating another North Korean outrage. To avoid a collision, a diplomatic path will have to be opened for Kim to back away from the confrontation he has provoked. But, in the longer term, America
has to ask herself: What are we doing, 20 years after the end of the Cold War, with 28,000 troops in Korea and thousands on the DMZ facing the North? Why is South Korea’s defense our responsibility, 60 years after President Eisenhower ended the Korean War? For over a decade, some of us have urged the United States to pull all U.S. troops off the peninsula. Had we done so, we would not be in the middle of this crisis now. South Korea is not inherently weaker than the North. It has twice the population, and its economy is 40 times as large. And the South has access to U.S. weapons superior to anything the North can acquire. After Korea, Vietnam, Afghanistan and Iraq, as Robert Gates said, any defense secretary who recommends that America fight a new land war in Asia ought to have his head examined. Why, then, are we still on the DMZ? The long-run danger that has to be addressed is this: Kim Jong Un is about 30, and his life expectancy, absent a coup, is 40 or 50 years. Yet, within a few years, if he persists as he promises to do, he could have dozens of nucleararmed missiles pointed at South Korea, Japan and
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Okinawa. And if Pyongyang becomes a nuclear weapons state, it is difficult to see how Seoul and Tokyo will not be required to match its nuclear arsenal, as Pakistan felt compelled to match India’s. What would China do? Some Chinese are urging Beijing to dump North Korea as an unreliable and uncontrollable ally that could drag them into war. Hardliners are said to be urging China to stand by her longtime ally and buffer state. Whatever comes of this crisis, U.S. policy, seemingly frozen in the 1950s, is in need of review. We cannot indefinitely be responsible for the defense of South Korea from an erratic dictator hell-bent on acquiring nuclear missiles. In the near-term, even a conventional war on that most heavily armed border on earth, between South and North Korea, would be a calamity. To avert it, if necessary, Obama should pick up the phone, call North Korea and talk directly to Kim. In a far graver crisis, perpetrated by Nikita Khrushchev in 1962, John F. Kennedy did not hesitate to communicate with the culprit. (Daily Corinthian columnist Patrick J. Buchanan is the author of “Suicide of a Superpower: Will America Survive to 2025?”)
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Sandy Hook families bring emotion to debate WASHINGTON — Bringing their emotional advocacy to the national gun debate, families of those killed in the Connecticut school shooting are appearing with President Barack Obama and walking the halls of Congress to plead for stricter regulations. They already have helped push through the nation’s most restrictive firearms law, which Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, DConn., signed Thursday. With no lobbying background and fueled by the power of their emotions, a group of Sandy Hook Elementary School families can take credit for helping shape the measure as it moved through the state Legislature. Now they’re trying to do the same in Washington, where gun legislation is facing tough resistance. Congress is returning from spring break, and Newtown, Conn., families plan to spend the coming week on Capitol Hill. Their goal of their personal appeals is to speak to every senator who has yet to express support for the gun legislation, and to show how the Dec. 14 shooting has affected their lives. “I’m not a constitutional scholar and I’m not a Second Amendment specialist,” David Wheeler, who lost his 6-year-old son, Benjamin, said in a telephone interview. “I don’t know the ins and outs of gun policy but I know ...,” his voice trailed off as a sob catches in his throat. “But I now know one of the things that no father should ever know. And in our system of representative government we have to use our voices.” The families of the 20 children and six staff members killed in the December shooting at Sandy Hook are a diverse group politically. They include gun own-
ers, and Democrats and Republicans. They don’t always agree on gun policy. One father — Mark Mattioli, who lost his 6-year-old son, James — attended a National Rifle Association news conference last week to endorse a proposal to train school staffers as armed security officers. But relatives of nine victims have come together with a nonprofit group called Sandy Hook Promise to sign a letter sent Thursday to senators. It asks them to vote to expand background checks for gun purchases, strengthen laws against gun trafficking and ban ammunition magazines with more than 10 rounds. Nicole Hockley wonders if her 6-year-old son, Dylan, might be alive if shooter Adam Lanza hadn’t been able to carry 10 magazines that held 30 rounds each into the school that day.
Discouraged Americans leave labor force WASHINGTON — After a full year of fruitless job hunting, Natasha Baebler just gave up. She’d already abandoned hope of getting work in her field, counseling the disabled. But she couldn’t land anything else, either — not even a job interview at a telephone call center. Until she feels confident enough to send out resumes again, she’ll get by on food stamps and disability checks from Social Security and live with her parents in St. Louis. “I’m not proud of it,” says Baebler, who is in her mid-30s and is blind. “The only way I’m able to sustain any semblance of self-preservation is to rely on government programs that I have no desire to be on.” Baebler’s frustrating experience has become all too common nearly four years after the Great Recession ended: Many Americans are still so
discouraged that they’ve given up on the job market. Older Americans have retired early. Younger ones have enrolled in school. Others have suspended their job hunt until the employment landscape brightens. Some, like Baebler, are collecting disability checks. It isn’t supposed to be this way. After a recession, an improving economy is supposed to bring people back into the job market. Instead, the number of Americans in the labor force — those who have a job or are looking for one — fell by nearly half a million people from February to March, the government said Friday. And the percentage of working-age adults in the labor force — what’s called the participation rate — fell to 63.3 percent last month. It’s the lowest such figure since May 1979. The falling participation rate tarnished the only apparent good news in the jobs report the Labor Department released Friday: The unemployment rate dropped to a four-year low of 7.6 percent in March from 7.7 in February. People without a job who stop looking for one are no longer counted as unemployed. That’s why the U.S. unemployment rate dropped in March despite weak hiring. If the 496,000 who left the labor force last month had still been looking for jobs, the unemployment rate would have risen to 7.9 percent in March.
Are NKorea’s neighbors at risk of nuclear strike? WASHINGTON — North Korea is widely recognized as being years away from perfecting the technology to back up its bold threats of a preemptive strike on America. But some nuclear experts say it might have the know-how to fire a nuclear-tipped missile at Please see NATION | 6A
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Hosey gets 40 years for armed robbery GULFPORT — Kewam Hosey has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for armed robbery for his role in a home invasion in 2010. However, the Sun Herald reports that a Harrison County jury could not decide if Hosey was guilty in the capital murder or murder in the death of Courtney Beavers. Assistant District Attorney Crosby Parker says prosecutors will ask for a new trial in the slaying of the 30-yearold Beavers. Authorities say Beavers was shot in the thigh and shoulder and died when the bullet to the shoulder traveled to his lungs and heart. Authorities say Beaver was killed in one of two home invasions in which Hosey and three others participated on July 2, 2010. The three others have been convicted and sentenced.
Ex-police officer acquitted of bribery JACKSON — Former Jackson police Sgt. Richard McGahey has been acquitted of charges that he allegedly accepted a $250 bribe to help secure a field release for a suspect. A Hinds County jury returned the verdict Friday. McGahey had been arrested last September. McGahey testified that the money a FBI informant gave him was repayment of a loan, not a bribe. He testified he often loaned money to the man, who had worked as an informant over the years. McGahey said that he often performed field releases for those with warrants, due to jail overcrowding. McGahey was a 20year veteran of the Jackson Police Department. The FBI’s informant
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2 charged in film tax credit case BATON ROUGE, La. — The owners of two Baton Rouge film production companies are each charged by federal prosecutors with participating in a conspiracy that cost Louisiana taxpayers at least $1.2 million. The Advocate reports that Daniel Garcia and Matthew Keith are each charged in a federal bill of information with allegedly working with unnamed others in a conspiracy to commit wire fraud. Prosecutors say Garcia owned and operated DMG Holdings LLC and Louisiana Film Finishers LLC. Matthew Keith owned and operated Dirty District Entertainment LLC. The case involves the Louisiana Motion Picture Industry Development Tax Credit Program. It is designed to encourage film and video production in the state. It provides a 30 percent state income tax credit on qualified expenditures for the production of films in Louisiana. In the bill of information, prosecutors say the tax credits are “fully transferable” once issued by the state. Keith allegedly worked with others, including a man identified as “D.G.,” owner and operator of DMG Holdings and Louisiana Film Finishers. “D.G.” is an apparent reference to Daniel Garcia based on the court filings. Through “multiple transfers of funds among four separate companies,” the charge filed against Keith alleges, “D.G. received approximately $1.2 million of tax credits to which he was not entitled.” Wire transfers to banks in Baton Rouge from banks in Gulfport, Miss., and Irving, Texas,
were among evidence prosecutors cited against both Keith and “D.G.,” according to Keith’s charge. Daniel Garcia, identified in his bill of information as owner of both DMG Holdings and Louisiana Film Finishers, allegedly used the same tactics to fraudulently obtain “$900,000 of tax credits to which he was not entitled.”
Meredith to speak at Harvard University JACKSON — Civil rights icon James Meredith, who broke the color barrier at the University of Mississippi in 1962, is being honored by Harvard University. Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education is awarding Meredith the Medal for Education Impact, the highest honor given by the school, according to a news release from the school. Meredith also will speak at the May 29 convocation. The Medal for Education Impact honors those whose careers are dedicated to education opportunity, achievement and success for all children, according to the news release. Past winners have included Harlem Childrens’ Zone founder Geoffrey Canada, former Deputy Secretary of Education Marshall “Mike” Smith, and Children’s Defense Fund Founder Marian Wright Edelman.
Canton mayor admits mistake CANTON — Canton Mayor William Truly says he erred in using city letterhead stationery to announce his re-election campaign. Truly tells The ClarionLedger that he didn’t know it was against the law. Deputy State Auditor Pat Dendy says no city Please see STATE | 6A
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Funeral services for Edwin (Roger) Dilworth Jr., 74, are set for 2 p.m. Monday in the McPeters Inc. Funeral Directors Chapel with Bro. Ralph Culp officiating. Burial will be in the Hinkle Cemetery. Mr. Dilworth died Saturday, April 6, 2013 at Magnolia Regional Health Center. He was born August 3, 1938 in Corinth to the late Edwin Dilworth Sr. and Bernice Leeth Dilworth. He graduated from Corinth High School, he received his Bachelor and Masters degree from Mississippi State University. He retired from the Memphis City Schools after 34 years serving as teacher, counselor and principal before his retirement. He was a member of the East Corinth Baptist Church, serving as Sunday School Teacher and a Deacon. He was an avid outdoorsman enjoying hunting and fishing. Roger was a Christian man who enjoyed spending time with his family. He was preceded in death by his parents. Survived by his wife, Peggy Guntharp Dilworth of Corinth; children, Edwin (Trip) Dilworth III of Moscow, Tenn., Tara D. Scott of Long Beach and Matthew Dilworth of Corinth; a sister, Anne Weihe and husband Dr. Jeff of Tampa, Fla.; grandchildren, Jordan Scott, Winn Dilworth, Ben Dilworth and Dawson Dilworth; great-granddaughter, Maddison Scott; his mother-in-law, Artie Bridges; and host of family and friends. Family will receive friends from noon to service time Monday. McPeters Inc. Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.
MICHIE, Tenn. — Dorothy L. Potts, 85, died Saturday, April 6, 2013. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Magnolia Funeral Home.
BURNSVILLE — Michael Stewart, 60, died Friday, April 5, 2013. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Magnolia Funeral Home.
Lacy Page Foster, 18 months, died Friday, April 5, at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis. Arrangements are in-
Funeral services for Ann Gann Harwell are set for 3 p.m. today at McPeters Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Prentiss Gordon officiating. Burial will be in the Henry Cemetery. Mrs. Harwell died Friday, April 5, 2013 at Magnolia Regional Health Center. She was born in Corinth on January 18, 1924 to the late George Edgar and Susan Parker Gann. She was a graduate of Corinth High School Class of 1946 and retired from National Bank of Commerce in 1987. She married James Douglas “Bud” Harwell on April 5, 1946, and they spent the last 67 years faithfully by each other’s side. They were members of the Tennessee Golf Association, where they enjoyed playing golf on eight different courses throughout the state and always walked all 18 holes while playing, they traveled a lot visiting their family, and going to Memphis for lunch. She loved watching basketball especially the University of Tennessee Lady Vols, and was a member of First United Methodist Church. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, James Gann; and three sisters, Norrine Hammett, Hazel Babb, and Bernice Gann. Along with her husband, Mrs. Harwell is survived by three daughters, Charlotte Harwell of New Orleans, La., Jamie McHenry and husband John of Annandale, Va., and Susan Sperry and husband Bill of Ashville, N.C.; three grandsons, Parker, Hayes and Hunter Sperry; several nieces, nephews and a host of friends. The family will receive friends beginning at 1:30 P.M. at the funeral home.
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Funeral services for Glenda Ruth Gray, 70, of Corinth are set for 2:30 p.m. Monday at Magnolia Funeral Home Chapel of Memories with burial in Dogwood Cemetery. Mrs. Gray died Saturday, April 6, 2013 at Hardin Medical Center in Savannah, Tenn. Born October 15, 1942, she was retired from ITT/ Cortelco with 29 years of service. She was of the Pentecostal faith. Survivors include her husband of 49 years, Robert Gray, Sr. of Corinth;
two sons, Robert Gray, Jr. and Randy Gray both of Corinth; four half brothers, Billy Russell of Corinth, Bobby Russell of Corinth, Roger Russell of Biloxi and Ronnie Russell of Alabama; and three half sisters, Nelda Kelly of West Virginia, Sue Mitchell of Corinth and Velda Russell of Alabama. She was preceded in death by her parents, Marvin James and Ruth Deloach James Russell; and a sister, Lydia James Livingston. Rev. Merl Dixon will officiate. Visitation is 5-8 p.m. tonight and from 1:30 p.m. to service time Monday at the funeral home.
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supplies can be used in political campaigns. Listed behind the city’s identifying logo with the “one people, one voice, one goal” motto underneath and Truly’s name as mayor to the left and the aldermen’s names to the right, the press release has the headline “Mayor William Truly Announces His Candidacy for 2013.” Photocopies of the announcement were distributed in early March. Truly is one of four Democrats in the mayoral race. Two Republicans are also running. The party primaries are May 7. The general election is June 4.
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Community Events Survivors needed
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More survivors are needed to sign up for Relay for Life and get a free Relay for Life T-shirt and enjoy a free meal at Tate Baptist Church on Relay for Life night. The Survivor meal will begin at 5 p.m. in the Tate Baptist Church fellowship hall. Send in information – name and address. The theme this year is “Toon Out Cancer.” Teams can sign up online at www.relayforlife. org., and search for Corinth, MS, or see Lori Moore at the Bancorp South branch on U.S. Hwy. 72. Relay for Life will begin Friday, May 31 at Crossroads Regional Park (city park) soccor field (plans are pending to change the location to Corinth High School.)
VFW Post No. 3962, 1 Purdy School Road, is holding its monthly joint meeting, Thursday, April 18 at the Post. April is election of officers for the coming year for the Post and auxiliaries. The evening will begin with a potluck supper at 6 p.m. A joint meeting of post members and auxiliaries will begin 7 p.m. Individual unit meetings will follow. All post and auxiliary members are encouraged to attend.
Spring Fling The KES PTC is having its annual Spring Fling on Saturday, April 13 from 10 a.m. -1 p.m. This is the primary fundraiser for the school – everyone is encouraged to come out and help support the school. Events planned include jumpies, a mechanical bull, games, a silent auction, a cake walk, a toy walk and hamburger and hot dog plates, along with community helpers Corinth/ Alcorn Animal Shelter, Boys & Girls Club, Officer Derrick with DARE who will be on hand to fingerprint children, and area girl scouts. Bring two books in good condition to help support the K-4th AR program and receive four free tickets for the games.
Fish fry/barbecue Finger Volunteer Fire Department is having a Fish Fry & Barbecue Chicken Dinner, Saturday, April 13 from 3-7 p.m. featuring allyou-can-eat, catfish or chicken, with all the trimmings, and homemade desserts. Cost is $10, adults and $5, children. All proceeds will go towards the operating expenses of the fire department.
Nature group meets Anyone interested in activities involving wild birds or nature can attend the next meeting of the Corinth Audubon Nature Group to be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16 in the Corinth Library auditorium. The guest speaker will be Bill Brekeen, Tishomingo State Park manager, who will speak on “Things to See & Do at Tishomingo State Park.”
Unveil history marker The Mississippi Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, William Gray Chapter, is having a Historical Market Unveiling honoring Patriot William Gray, Saturday, April 20 at 2 p.m. at the Tishomingo Country Courthouse lawn, 1008 Battleground Drive, Iuka. Light refreshments will be served. Revolutionary War veteran William Gray fought at King’s Mountain, S.C. and founded old Graytown, a once thriving community in Tishomingo County.
‘Bubbaku’ on sale “Bubbaku: A collection of haiku poems for the more enlightened redneck” is a collaborative effort by Crossroads Poetry Project. It features over 70 haikus by writers of all levels of experience, from high school students to professionals. Copies of the book are currently available for $6 at KC’s Espresso. For more information, contact CPP Vice President Milton Wallis at 4152446.
Silent auction City Road Temple Young Adults are hosting a silent auction, Saturday, April 13 at the Johns Street Community Center (Pink Elephant) from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be over 20 items auctioned including a nail salon certificate, automobile services, purses, jewelry, pictures, vases and more.
Benefit held A benefit for George and Shirley Bonds, (cancer patient), is being held Saturday, April 13 from noon until at Holt Spur Fire Department, Hwy. 365, Tishomingo County 209. There will be barbecue plates for sale for $7. Plates include barbecue, slaw, baked beans, dessert and drink. Unity 4 will be singing and there will be an auction and a cake walk. To donate or have picked up, call Mary, 415-1909 or 462-8414; Mark, 424-3109; or Debbie, 424-3858.
Activity center Bishop Activity Center is having the following activities for the week of April 8-12: Monday – health program with Country Cottage, jigsaw puzzles, quilting, table games, Rolo Golf and open discussion; Tuesday – outing to Tate Baptist Church for exercise, quilting, puzzles, table games and open discussion; Wednesday – table games, jigsaw puzzles, Rolo Golf and open discussion; Thursday – pet therapy from Corinth Animal Shelter, open discussion, table games, quilting and Bingo; and Friday – Rogers’ supermarket for grocery shopping, quilting and games. Senior citizens, age 60 and above, are welcome and encouraged to attend. A variety of activities for everyone is offered.
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Hood is beginning a second state-wide tour. The consortium was created so Mississippi residents dealing with foreclosure issues could get free counseling and legal assistance. Attorneys and financial counselors will be available to meet one on one with consumers. A free legal clinic is being held Tuesday, April 9 from 9 a.m. - noon at the Corinth Library, 1023 Fillmore St. If planning on attending legal clinic, bring all available paperwork related to mortgage, including recent notices from lender and mortgage agreement. Anyone unable to attend the legal clinic, can still receive assistance by calling 1-866-530-9572.
‘The Right Bite’ UT Extension and Selmer Senior Center will hold a free class for diabetics and their family members. The class will include a cooking demonstrations and educational information by a registered dietitian. Participants will learn recipes on how to prepare healthy meals without cutting taste and have the opportunity to taste a variety of dishes. The class will be on Tuesday, April 9 at 5:30 p.m. at the Selmer Senior Center. To register or for more information, contact UT Extension at 731-6453598.
Drama presented Corinth Theatre-Arts’ upcoming production “Whose Life Is It Anyway?” is a drama that examines health care and end-of-life decisions when a sculptor is paralyzed in a car wreck and doesn’t want medical technology to stay alive. Performances are 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, April 12-13, and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 14, at the Crossroads Playhouse, 303 Fulton Drive, Corinth. Tickets – $6 for students and $12 for adults – are on sale at the Playhouse during business hours, 1-6 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, by calling 662-287-2995 and at the door as available. This play has earned CT-A’s Second Stage designation. It is rated “restricted” for mild language and mild adult content and is not recommended for children. For more information, call CT-A at 662-2872995 or visit the CT-A website at corinththeatrearts.com.
Mended Hearts Mended Hearts monthly meeting is being held Monday, April 8, 10 a.m. at Magnolia Community Service Complex in the Cardiac Rehab Conference Room, 1001 South Harper Road. Pharmacist Jimmy Bennett will speak on “Hot Topics in the News about Supplements.” Mended Hearts is a support group open to all heart patients, their families and others impacted by heart disease. Its purpose is to inspire hope in heart disease patients and their families through visits and sharing experiences of recovery and returning to an active life. Healthcare professionals join the mission by providing their expertise and support. All heart patients and their family are welcome.
Purple Heart meets The CrossroadsCorinth Chapter 813 Military Order of the Purple Heart is holding its monthly meeting at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 8 at the Post 6 American Legion Building. The annual MOPH Convention in Vicksburg, June 2123, will be discussed. Elections for Chapter 813 will also be conducted at the April 8 meeting. For more information, call Commander Jim Weaver at 662-4155482 or 287-7778.
Guest speakers The Alcorn County Republican Party is welcoming State Senator Rita Parks and Representative Bubba Carpenter as guest speakers to discuss the 2013 Mississippi State Legislative issues. They will be at the Corinth City Library, Thursday, April 11, 2013, speaking at 6 p.m. with meet and greet at 5:30 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend free of charge to discuss any issues with their state legislators.
In commemoration of the 151st anniversary of the Battle of Shiloh, Shiloh National Military Park is offering five-days of special historical hikes, evening ranger programs, and living history demonstrations today through Monday, April 8. These hikes and programs will give visitors a deeper understanding of the experiences of Northern and Southern soldiers during the bloody Battle of Shiloh and throughout the Civil War. To pre-register for hikes and tours or for more detailed program information, call the Shiloh Visitor Center at 731-689-5696. Information is also available at www.nps.gov/shil or www.facebook.com/ShilohNMP.
The Lone Star Championship Rodeo is being held at the Crossroads Arena, Friday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 13 at 7:30 p.m. Adult tickets are $16.50; children, ages 4-12, $13.50; and children, three and under are free. Tickets can be purchased at area Subways, Crossroads Arena Ticket Office, 877-9878687 or 662-287-7779, box office – open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., or online: www. crossroadsarena.com. Contest events include Bareback Bronc riding, calf roping, Saddle Bronc riding, Cowgirls Breakaway Roping, steer wrestling, team roping, Cowgirls Barrel Racing and Brahma Bull
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Travis Tritt will be featured at the Crossroads Arena on May 17. One of the leading country singers of the early 90s, Tritt will be the Crossroads Arena’s first concert of 2013. Tickets for the 7 p.m. show are now on sale. VIP seating is $53 while the rest of the floor reserved seating is $38. General Admission riser seating is set at $28. Tickets can be purchased by calling the box office at 662-2877779 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or by going to www.crossroadsarena. com. Tickets can also be purchased at area Subway’s after April 15.
Karaoke night VFW Post No. 3962 hosts a Karaoke Night every Friday at the post on Purdy School Rd. in Corinth. Karaoke begins at 8 p.m. with music by D.J. Lanny Cox. Lanny Cox also provides music at the VFW on Saturday Dance Night which begins at 8 p.m.
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Zumbathon A “Movin’ to End Breast Cancer Zumbathon” is being held Saturday, April 20 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the Corinth Sportsplex, 1911 Webster St., Corinth. Zumba instructors will be on hand. Cost is $10 in advance or $12 at door. Call Sherry Stewart at 662-284-8986 or Ann Cooper at 662-415-999 to reserve a spot. Proceeds raised will benefit Avon Walk for Breast Cancer Foundation and Relay for Life.
Special guest Joan Reedy, daughter of Barbara Bradley Baekgaard who helped start the line of Vera Bradley patterned bags, will be at Ginger’s at Harper Square Mall, Monday, April 22 from 5:307:30 p.m. to talk about breast cancer awareness. She will also be autographing totes, etc.
ACGS open house Prayer breakfast 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.
‘Just Plain Country’ Just Plain Country performs at the Tishomingo County Fairgrounds in Iuka every Saturday from 7-10 p.m. Good family entertainment.
ACHS presentation Alcorn Central High School Seniors are presenting, “Always a Good Time,” ThursdaySaturday, April 18-20, 7 p.m., at the Corinth Coliseum-Civic Center, 404 Taylor St., Corinth. Admission is $10. Tickets go on sale Thursday, April 4 at the ACHS office during school hours or at the door each performance night. For more informa-
The Alcorn County Genealogy Society, 600 Waldron St., Corinth, is having an open house on Thursday, April 25 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at its library on the ground floor of the Alcorn County Courthouse. For more information, call 2860075.
Registrations held ■ Rienzi Elementary School will host Kindergarten Registration, Thursday, April 25 from 12-4 p.m. and Pre-Kindergarten Registration, Friday, April 26 from 12-4 p.m. Contact Rienzi Elementary School at 662462-5214 for additional information. ■ Corinth Elementary School has set the date for four-year-old prekindergarten for Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The following documents are required for all students registering: child’s social security card, child’s certified birth certificate, child’s Mississippi immunization Form 121, two proofs of residency and child needs to be present at registration. For more information, call the school office at 286-5245.
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THE WEEK IN REVIEW WEEKLY DOW JONES Dow Jones industrials Close: 14,565.25 1-week change: -13.29 (-0.1%) 15,000
89.16 -111.66 55.76
BY BONNIE COBLENTZ
MSU Ag Communications
WEEKLY STOCK EXCHANGE HIGHLIGHTS NYSE
GAINERS ($2 OR MORE) GAINERS ($2 OR MORE) GAINERS ($2 OR MORE) Name
Last Chg %Chg
Last Chg %Chg
JPM2x10yT FresM pr s USAgriFd DirDGldBr NiskaGsSt AlonHldgs Orix BestBuy Dir30TrBull UnvAmr
56.66+14.36 +33.9 35.15+7.85 +28.8 23.76+4.67 +24.5 62.65+11.46 +22.4 15.51+2.63 +20.4 3.42 +.45 +15.2 73.19+9.61 +15.1 25.45+3.30 +14.9 75.07+9.18 +13.9 9.49+1.16 +13.9
ASpecRlty Gastar grs PacBkrM g Aerocntry Gastar pfA Univ Insur Argan CKX Lands MtnPDia g Orbital
3.14+1.65 +111.3 2.39 +.63 +35.8 4.85 +.56 +13.1 19.48+1.98 +11.3 22.17+2.11 +10.5 5.26 +.41 +8.5 16.00+1.09 +7.3 15.09+1.00 +7.1 4.69 +.30 +6.8 3.04 +.19 +6.7
MecoxLn rs 5.09+2.43 +91.4 CmstkHldg 2.61 +.85 +48.3 InnovSol s 7.02+2.09 +42.4 BGC Ptrs 5.62+1.46 +35.1 TechComm 5.70+1.48 +35.1 Microvis h 2.09 +.50 +31.4 ObagiMed 25.42+5.67 +28.7 Oculus rs 3.92 +.84 +27.3 NII Hldg 5.48+1.16 +26.7 PalmettoB 14.63+3.03 +26.1
Last Chg %Chg
LOSERS ($2 OR MORE)
LOSERS ($2 OR MORE)
LOSERS ($2 OR MORE)
Last Chg %Chg
DaqoNE rs ParagSh rs DxGldBll rs AmiraNF n WalterEn MidstPet n GlbGeophy AlonUSA n RexAmRes NordicAm
5.03-1.90 4.14-1.30 21.99-6.11 6.50-1.42 23.67-4.83 7.11-1.44 2.04 -.41 22.19-4.43 18.59-3.53 9.71-1.84
AlldNevG 12.45-4.01 -24.4 AlexcoR g 2.60 -.72 -21.7 Richmnt g 2.34 -.41 -14.9 SaratogaRs 2.27 -.39 -14.7 VirnetX 16.45-2.72 -14.2 AdmRsc 44.70-6.30 -12.4 GldFld 3.24 -.45 -12.2 SED Intl 2.30 -.30 -11.5 ImmunoCll 2.43 -.31 -11.3 AskanoG g 2.92 -.37 -11.2
-27.4 -23.9 -21.7 -17.9 -16.9 -16.8 -16.7 -16.6 -16.0 -15.9
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iGo Inc rs 2.30-1.63 -41.5 RigelPh 4.50-2.30 -33.8 AccessNt 12.00-4.40 -26.8 ChiAutL rs 3.47-1.19 -25.5 Mindspeed 2.49 -.83 -25.0 Radware 29.07-8.66 -23.0 BirnrDntl 17.90-5.13 -22.3 ZionsB wt20 3.90-1.05 -21.2 Cleantech 3.03 -.79 -20.7 Exa Corp n 7.56-1.96 -20.6
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Vol (00) Last Chg
BkofAm 6349817 11.97 S&P500ETF 5610066155.16 iShEMkts 2910314 41.61 SPDR Fncl 2547911 18.03 iShJapn 2523789 10.96 BariPVix rs 2312919 20.11 iShR2K 2306979 91.73 AT&T Inc 2235068 38.02 FordM 1843292 12.44 GenElec 1703078 22.93
-.21 -1.51 -1.16 -.18 +.16 -.14 -2.70 +1.33 -.71 -.19
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CheniereEn Vringo NA Pall g NwGold g AlldNevG NovaGld g Rentech GoldStr g GldFld VirnetX
337150 193932 193355 153741 145485 142695 141690 86445 84948 76394
26.38 3.15 1.55 8.63 12.45 3.38 2.10 1.42 3.24 16.45
-1.62 -.02 +.13 -.47 -4.01 -.25 -.25 -.18 -.45 -2.72
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Facebook n 2479111 Zynga 2138327 SiriusXM 1960297 Microsoft 1833204 MicronT 1828115 Cisco 1796468 RschMotn 1732020 PwShs QQQ 1636840 Intel 1615736 Oracle 1075382
27.39 3.55 3.01 28.70 9.31 20.61 14.70 67.86 20.94 32.03
+1.81 +.19 -.07 +.10 -.67 -.12 +.26 -1.11 -.90 -.30
STOCKS OF LOCAL INTEREST Last
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AFLAC AT&T Inc Alcoa AlliantTch Aon plc BP PLC BcpSouth BkofAm BariPVix rs Bemis BestBuy BostonSci Caterpillar Checkpnt Chevron Cisco Citigroup CocaCola s Comcast Deere Dell Inc DeltaAir Dover DowChm EnPro ExxonMbl Facebook n FstHorizon FordM FrkUnv FredsInc FMCG GenElec HewlettP iShJapn iShChina25 iShEMkts iS Eafe iShR2K Intel IBM JPMorgCh
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1.40 49.49 -2.53 -4.9 -6.8 1.80 38.02 +1.33 +3.6 +12.8 .12 8.24 -.28 -3.3 -5.1 1.04 70.74 -1.69 -2.3 +14.2 .63 60.27 -1.23 -2.0 +8.4 2.16 41.52 -.83 -2.0 -.3 .04 15.71 -.59 -3.6 +8.0 .04 11.97 -.21 -1.7 +3.1 ... 20.11 -.14 -0.7 -36.8 1.04 39.90 -.46 -1.1 +19.2 .68 25.45 +3.30 +14.9 +114.8 ... 7.86 +.05 +0.6 +37.2 2.08 84.60 -2.37 -2.7 -5.6 ... 12.08 -.98 -7.5 +12.5 3.60 117.52 -1.30 -1.1 +8.7 .68 20.61 -.12 -0.6 +4.9 .04 43.01 -1.23 -2.8 +8.7 1.12 40.08 -.36 -0.9 +10.6 .78 41.56 -.22 -0.5 +11.2 2.04 85.68 -.30 -0.3 -.9 .32 14.22 -.11 -0.8 +40.2 ... 14.39 -2.12 -12.8 +21.2 1.40 71.75 -1.13 -1.6 +9.2 1.28 30.90 -.94 -3.0 -4.4 ... 48.88 -2.29 -4.5 +19.5 2.28 89.01 -1.10 -1.2 +2.8 ... 27.39 +1.81 +7.1 +2.9 .20 10.30 -.38 -3.6 +3.9 .40 12.44 -.71 -5.4 -3.9 .46 7.50 -.04 -0.5 +6.2 .24 13.57 -.11 -0.8 +2.0 1.25 32.10 -1.00 -3.0 -6.1 .76 22.93 -.19 -0.8 +9.2 .58 21.97 -1.87 -7.8 +54.2 .19 10.96 +.16 +1.5 +12.4 .94 35.64 -1.29 -3.5 -11.9 .74 41.61 -1.16 -2.7 -6.2 1.76 58.77 -.21 -0.4 +3.4 1.70 91.73 -2.70 -2.9 +8.8 .90 20.94 -.90 -4.1 +1.6 3.40 209.41 -3.89 -1.8 +9.3 1.20 47.91 +.75 +1.6 +9.7
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AGRICULTURE FUTURES WkHigh WkLow Settle WkChg
WkHigh WkLow Settle WkChg
CORN 5,000 bu minimum- cents per bushel
CATTLE 40,000 lbs.- cents per lb.
May 13 Jul 13 Sep 13 Dec 13 Mar 14 May 14 Jul 14
Apr 13 Jun 13 Aug 13 Oct 13 Dec 13 Feb 14 Apr 14
674.25 654.25 562.75 542.75 552.25 559.50 565.75
626.50 615 539.75 525.50 536 543.25 549.75
629 -66.25 617.75 -58.25 552 -11 535 -3.50 546 -2.25 554 -1.50 560.25 -.50
SOYBEANS 5,000 bu minimum- cents per bushel May 13 Jul 13 Aug 13 Sep 13 Nov 13 Jan 14 Mar 14
1408.25 1388.25 1352.50 1295 1262.75 1266 1269.25
1354.50 1336.50 1311 1254.75 1220.50 1227 1233.50
1361.75 1343.75 1317.25 1265 1228 1234 1239.25
705.50 710.25 719 733.25 739.50 752.75 754
659.75 664.75 673.75 688.50 703.25 712.50 708.25
699 704.25 712.25 725 738.25 746.25 750.75
129.07 124.55 125.25 129.50 130.60 131.57 132.20
125.95 121.30 122.07 126.35 127.92 129.20 129.90
126.02 121.50 122.25 126.70 128.05 129.50 130.37
-2.88 -2.87 -2.95 -2.82 -2.65 -1.65 -1.53
80.02 86.90 89.70 89.55 89.67 81.35 78.30
-.58 -2.65 -1.37 -1.50 -1.05 -.55 -.67
86.79 88.57 86.71 87.93 86.71 86.63 86.58
-1.67 -1.24 -.66 +.20 -.66 -.55 -.24
HOGS-Lean 40,000 lbs.- cents per lb. -43 -41.75 -29.50 -20 -23.50 -22.25 -19.75
WHEAT 5,000 bu minimum- cents per bushel May 13 Jul 13 Sep 13 Dec 13 Mar 14 May 14 Jul 14
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Apr 13 May 13 Jun 13 Jul 13 Aug 13 Oct 13 Dec 13
82.52 90.50 92.87 92.75 92.40 83.05 80.05
79.80 86.50 89.27 89.30 89.45 80.85 78.10
COTTON 2 50,000 lbs.- cents per lb. +11.25 +13.25 +13 +11.75 +11.75 +17.25 +29.25
May 13 Jul 13 Sep 13 Oct 13 Dec 13 Mar 14 May 14
89.70 91.15 ... 90.10 88.29 88.00 87.57
86.56 88.30 ... 87.35 86.41 86.59 86.19
Tables show seven most current contracts for each future. Grains traded on Chicago Board of Trade; livestock on Chicago Mercantile Exchange; and cotton on New York Cotton Exchange.
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Vanguard TotStIdx Vanguard InstIdxI Vanguard TotStIAdm Vanguard 500Adml Fidelity Contra American Funds IncAmerA m American Funds CapIncBuA m American Funds GrthAmA m Vanguard InstPlus American Funds CpWldGrIA m American Funds InvCoAmA m Vanguard TotStIIns Dodge & Cox Stock FrankTemp-Franklin Income A m Dodge & Cox IntlStk Vanguard WelltnAdm
LB LB LB LB LG MA IH LG LB WS LB LB LV CA FB MA
Total Assets ($Mlns) NAV 90,136 75,168 67,969 66,504 63,448 60,003 59,807 58,253 56,766 48,072 46,350 45,547 44,907 44,354 42,802 42,792
38.89 142.27 38.91 143.19 82.73 19.02 55.08 36.70 142.28 39.09 32.55 38.91 134.08 2.31 35.51 62.17
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CA -Conservative Allocation, CI -Intermediate-Term Bond, ES -Europe Stock, FB -Foreign Large Blend, FG -Foreign LargeGrowth, FV -Foreign Large Value, IH -World Allocation, LB -Large Blend, LG -Large Growth, LV -Large Value, MA -Moderate Allocation, MB -Mid-Cap Blend, MV - Mid-Cap Value, SH -Specialty-heath, WS -World Stock, Total Return: Chng in NAV with dividends reinvested. Rank: How fund performed vs. others with same objective: A is in top 20%, E in bottom 20%. Min Init Invt: Minimum $ needed to invest in fund. Source: Morningstar. Stock Footnotes: g = Dividends and earnings in Canadian dollars. h = Does not meet continued-listing standards. lf = Late filing with SEC. n = New in past 52 weeks. pf = Preferred. rs = Stock has undergone a reverse stock split of at least 50 percent within the past year. rt = Right to buy security at a specified price. s = Stock has split by at least 20 percent within the last year. un = Units. vj = In bankruptcy or receivership. wd = When distributed. wi = When issued. wt = Warrants. Mutual Fund Footnotes: b = Fee covering market costs is paid from fund assets. d = Deferred sales charge, or redemption fee. f = front load (sales charges). m = Multiple fees are charged. NA = not available. p = previous dayâ€™s net asset value. s = fund split shares during the week. x = fund paid a distribution during the week.Gainers and Losers must be worth at least $2 to be listed in tables at left. Most Actives must be worth at least $1. Volume in hundreds of shares. Source: The Associated Press. Sales figures are unofficial.
STARKVILLE â€” Mississippi 4-H has annual in-service training and leadership development opportunities to maintain excellence among its leaders, giving participating young people the best opportunity to thrive later in life. A recent study by the Tufts University Institute for Applied Research in Youth Development found 4-H succeeds at helping young people reach their full potential. 4-H, the youth development program of the Mississippi State University Extension Service, is supported by a team of professional staff and volunteers who train regularly to stay on top of their game. â€œMississippiâ€™s 4-H professionals are determined to provide the best possible programming to the youth of our state,â€? said Paula Threadgill, associate director of the MSU Extension Service. â€œWe continually train our volunteers to keep their skills fresh, and we strive to make every 4-H opportunity the best possible for our young people. â€œWe understand the importance of training up the future leaders of the state, so Mississippi 4-H does all it can to equip our adult leaders to be most effective with our youth,â€? Threadgill said.
Tufts University recently released results of a longitudinal study that began in 2002. The 4-H Study of Positive Youth Development continues today, surveying more than 7,000 adolescents from diverse backgrounds in 44 states. The study was funded by contributions from the nationâ€™s land-grand universities, including MSU, and the National 4-H Council. â€œThe structured learning, encouragement and adult mentoring that young people receive through their participation in 4-H plays a vital role in helping them achieve future life success,â€? a report on the study stated. When compared with other young people, those involved in 4-H were found to have a higher educational achievement, a greater motivation for future, education and an increased commitment to community service. 4-H focuses on the head, heart, hands and health of young people in the program. These emphases seem to pay off in real-world advantages. According to the Tufts study, 4-Hâ€™ers -- regardless of their background, socioeconomic status, ethnicity or gender -- are 3.4 times more likely to delay sexual activity by Grade 12 and have shown significantly lower drug, alcohol and cigarette use than their peers. They are also 2.3 times
more likely to be physically active than their peers. The research-proven advantages continue in school. â€œYoung people in 4-H report better grades, higher levels of academic competence and an elevated level of engagement at school,â€? the study found. 4-Hâ€™ers are nearly twice as likely to go to college and are also more likely to pursue careers in science, engineering or computer technology. Girls often fall behind boys in science classes, but 4-H girls are twice as likely as their peers to pursue science careers. To keep these good results happening, Mississippi 4-H educates its professionals and adult leaders continually. So far in 2013, the Mississippi 4-H Volunteer Leaders Association met Feb. 22-23 to learn
new leadership skills and techniques. From March 26-28, the stateâ€™s 4-H staff had three days of in-service training, and other training opportunities are offered each year. Rae Oldham coordinates 4-H curriculum and 4-H professional development for the MSU Extension Service. She said the March training was a refresher course for those already working in 4-H, and those with new 4-H responsibilities were taught the requirements of a 4-H program. â€œWe looked at what makes up a club, program management, educational programming and volunteer management,â€? Oldham said. Training continues throughout the year as needed or requested for county Extension staff.
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BATON ROUGE, La. â€” April is the time for neighborhoods to get together to fight fire ants and for farmers to attack the critters in pastures and hay fields, experts say. Experts say the most effective treatment is baits designed for fire ants. They donâ€™t hurt helpful insects because the ants forage for food, pick up bait and bring it to the nest to feed other ants. Eventually, the chemical finds its way to the queen. â€œOnce they get the bait into the colony, it works its way into the system,â€? said Linda Hooper-BuĂ, an entomologist at the LSU AgCenter. â€œThen the colony dwindles and dies.â€? She said that if you only treat your own yard, fire ants can return from nearby yards â€” but treating large areas can help eliminate colonies. â€œIt doesnâ€™t matter if everyone uses the same product or not,â€? she said. â€œBut itâ€™s important that all residents treat their yards. Get the people on your block together, purchase fresh bait â€” fresh baits are most attractive to ants â€” and attack the problem together.â€? Experts at the Mississippi State University Agricultural Extension Service say it doesnâ€™t make sense to buy more bait than you can use in one season. The poison or growth regulator is made attractive to ants by mixing it into grits coated with oil. If itâ€™s kept too long the oil will go rancid, making the bait unattractive. Nor does it make sense to use more than the label recommends. â€œDonâ€™t be tempted to apply excessive rates in order to â€˜really get â€˜em,â€™â€? the MSU fact sheet states. â€œIf you are willing to spend more money for improved control, itâ€™s much better to spend it on a second application later in the season!â€?
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Beard is bone of contention between husband and wife DEAR ABBY: I’m married to the love of my life. Our 25th anniversary will be here soon. My issue is, my husband has a beard I cannot stand. It’s long and unkempt, and makes him look 10 years older than he is. It has become a real issue between us. He keeps telling me about women and co-workers who tell him what a “nice full beard” he has. I don’t care what these women think. I am his wife, and I think he should shave it or at least trim it for me. Abigail I am withVan Buren holding sex (which is very Dear Abby important to him) until he trims it and no longer make eye contact with him because I can’t stand looking at him. What should I do? I love him more than anyone else in the world does. Shouldn’t he respect my wishes? — IN A HAIRY SITUATION IN DULUTH DEAR HAIRY SITUATION: If you want to make your marriage last 26 years, please stop using sex as a weapon to manipulate your husband. That said, your opinion should supersede that of the women he sees at work. A beard can be
flattering if it is kept clean and trimmed. If it’s not, a man can look like Howard Hughes in his latter days, which is truly unfortunate. Because you are unable to get your message across, enlist the help of your husband’s barber. Perhaps he can get through to him. DEAR ABBY: I’m planning on moving into the same apartment complex as my ex-boyfriend. It’s all I can afford and still be close to where my family lives. He’ll be on one side, and I’ll be on the far side. I don’t think he will be driving to the side I’ll be living on. Should I text him and let him know I’m moving nearby but I’m not stalking him? Or should I keep my mouth shut and hope he never sees my car? — TOO CLOSE FOR COMFORT? DEAR TOO CLOSE?: Before you sign the lease, ask yourself how you would feel if you saw your ex-boyfriend involved with another woman. If it would be painful, then it would be healthier for you to find an apartment elsewhere. Next, ask yourself why your ex might think you were stalking him. If there is a grain of truth to it, again, you should not move there. If, however, there isn’t, it is not necessary to text him about anything. If he sees your car and has a problem with it, do not make it your problem. The romance is over and so is the drama. Live your life and let him live his.
DEAR ABBY: I recently sent my wife flowers, but she took umbrage because I didn’t take the time to stop by the florist and jot down a message myself. I phoned in the order and dictated the message instead. I am hurt and mystified over this alleged faux pas. Did I commit a social no-no? — STEVEN IN ST. LOUIS DEAR STEVEN: Of course not. For your wife to have criticized your gift was ungracious. She may have been upset about something else or having a bad day. Dictating the message on the card was perfectly appropriate. DEAR ABBY: I’ve been divorced for nearly two years, and my ex and I have moved on. My question is about our family portraits. I don’t want to throw them away because of my kids, but I don’t really want them around my house either. What should I do? — NOT LOOKING BACK IN AUSTIN DEAR NOT LOOKING BACK: Put them in an album, or display them in your children’s bedrooms if they wish. Although the marriage is over, your ex is still their father and, hopefully, he will always be a part of their lives. (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 ARIES (March 21-April 19). You don’t mind working in obscurity. In fact, you prefer it to having to deal with the distraction of the attention popularity provides. Ignore unwanted attention, and it will eventually go away. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You never know whom you might meet at a child’s birthday party or the golf course. You will make new professional contacts when you are not at all trying to do so. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Beware of unmanageable goals. Set goals based only on things that are within your power. For instance, how much weight you lose is not really within your direct influence, but how many calories you eat absolutely is. CANCER (June 22-July 22). Life is a patient teacher. It keeps bringing the same lesson back until that lesson is learned. How do you know you’ve learned it? When it stops showing up in the classroom of your days. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You give off a superstar energy as
you walk around with your head held high. You’ll lift the excitement level of your environment. And don’t worry. Everyone will respect your celebrity status and give you privacy. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You’ll be asked to judge. Do not get personally involved in conflicts, but hear them out objectively. Stay open to all sides of an argument before reaching a decision. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You are serious about making a change that you know will benefit you in many ways. Start with small, easy changes. Those wins will lead to bigger changes, because success begets success. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). The distant point you see is not even close to your destination, but you can’t make out anything beyond it. That’s OK. Journey to that point, and when you get there, you’ll be able to see farther. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec.
21). You’ll run into someone you met long ago and treat this person with the warmth of a dear friend, mostly because that’s just how you are. As the positive feelings flow, you’re teaching others to be this way, too. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Did you ever ask yourself to take yourself to the airport, agree to the favor and then forget to say thank you? You do a lot for yourself and sometimes forget to thank or credit yourself for the contribution. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Your theories about what you can and can’t do will be incorrect now. So instead of theorizing, just make a commitment. By striving to fulfill it, you’ll find out what you can do. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Put yourself in a situation that will help you learn more about how your body moves and builds itself. Dance, exercise and other physical activities will help you gain a new sense of ownership of your body.
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Lions fall at Thrasher BY H. LEE SMITH II firstname.lastname@example.org
Thrasher scored the final three runs in a back-and-forth Division 1-1A battle to claim an 8-6 win over Biggersville on Saturday. The Rebels tied the game with a single run in the fourth, then added two more runs in the fifth with Cole Lauderdale throwing up goose eggs the final three innings. Biggersville fell to 5-8 overall and 4-4 in league play. Thrasher swept the home-and-home series following a 4-2 win at Biggersville on Monday. Thrasher opened up a 3-0 lead in its first at-bat. Biggersville split its runs evenly over the third and fourth frames, taking its first lead at 6-5 after three-and-a-half innings. Peyton Nash and Tanner Holloway evenly combined for four of the Lions five hits.
Sunday, April 7, 2013
Lady Warriors win pool title BY DONICA PHIFER email@example.com
A Saturday doubleheader gave the Corinth Lady Warriors the sweep in the closing rounds of the Morris Hunter Softball Tournament in Southaven. With wins over Booneville and Cleveland High School, the team clinched the tournament title in Pool A after an undefeated run across four games played in the two days. Pitcher Colby Cox continued her undefeated record on the mound, throwing five strikeouts across the two games.
Cox gave up only six hits during the contests, while the Lady Warriors combined for 16 hits as a team. Portia Patterson put the Lady Warriors on top with a grand slam in a 10-0 victory over Cleveland, with Rebekah Williams and Katie Vandiver turning in double hits. Williams gained another hit in the Warriors 5-0 victory over Booneville, posting a triple during the fourth inning. Corinth moves to 17-3 for the season, and still holds a 6-0 Division 1-4A record as well as top honors in the divi-
sion. Madison Davis. 3B: (C) ReNext up for the team is a bekah Williams. contest with the Kossuth AgRecord: Corinth 16-3 gies. The Warriors will host the in-county rivals, and curCorinth 10, Cleveland 0 rent Division 1-3A leaders, at Game 2 the Corinth Sportsplex beginCorinth 070 201 -- 10 10 2 ning at 6 p.m. on Monday. Cleveland 000 000 -- 0 3 1 Corinth 5, Booneville 0 WP: Colby Cox (6-0). LP: Game 1 T Collins. Booneville 000 000 -- 0 3 3 Multiple Hits: (Co) ReCorinth 100 40x -- 5 6 1 bekah Williams 2, Portia Patterson 2, Bailee Kramer 2, WP: Colby Cox (5-0). LP: Katie Vandiver 2. (Cl) None. Caroline Goodwin. 2B: (Co) Vandiver, Williams. Multiple Hits: (B) None. HR: (C) Patterson. (C ) Jamia Kirk 2. 2B: (B) Record: Corinth 17-3
Legion scholarship Former Alcorn Central standout Trae Bain (third from left) was recently awarded the American Legion Baseball Scholarship for the state of Mississippi. The son of Dale and Debra Bain is the first recipient from Alcorn County and is now eligible for a national scholarship which will be announced in June. Bain played baseball for the Corinth American Legion team for the past two years. He attends Union University in Jackson, Tenn., and plays baseball for the Bulldogs. A sports medicine major, Bain made the Dean’s list the first semester. Presenting Bain with the scholarship were: Gary Briggs, American Legion State Finance Committee Chairman; Mark Houston Commander Post 6; and Mike Hurst, Adjutant Post 6.
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Prep Baseball Kossuth 9, Ripley 0 @ Kossuth Ripley 000 000 0 -- 0 7 3 Kossuth 012 024 x -- 9 7 0 WP: Josh Whitaker. LP: Nathan Gallaird. Multiple Hits: Jacob Wilcher 3, Matthew Woodruff 2. 2B: Wilcher, Whitaker. HR: Wilcher.
Shorts Tennis Tournament The Adamsville High School tennis team is sponsoring a non-sanctioned event open to everyone on April 1921 at Buford Pusser Memorial Park. Deadline for entry in April 17. For more information or entry forms call Michael Harvill at 731-632-3273 (Monday-Friday, Noon-1) or 731-2392434 (after 6 p.m.).
Alcorn Central clubs dominate meet BY H. LEE SMITH II firstname.lastname@example.org
Habitat for Humanity will host its 2nd annual tournament on April 27 at Shiloh Falls Golf Course. The fourperson scramble set to begin at 8 a.m. Cost is $240 per team, and mulligans are $5 each or $20 per team. Awards will be given to top three places across two flights. Other prizes include those for closest to the pin, hole-in-one and a putting contest. For more information call Chessica Harville at 415-4612 or Zani Elliott 808-8808.
Rebel Road Trip The TriState Rebel Club will host
The host school and the home school traded punches. Alcorn Central finished first on the girls’ side and runnersup in the boys’ event in the Golden Bear Invitational held earlier this week at Tishomingo County High School. Biggersville, Mantachie and New Site rounded out the field in Tuesday’s meet. “We’re extremely young, but a lot of these kids were with us as eighth- and ninth-graders last year,” said coach Bobby Purvis, who has a combined two juniors and one senior among the two squads.
“This is a great bunch of kids and they are really competing hard.” The Lady Bears dominated the five-school meet, finishing 41 points ahead of secondplace Tish County. Central, which remained unbeaten at 10-0, had 10 first-place finishes in totaling 121 points. Alex Madahar led the way with the individual hat trick, claiming firsts in the high jump, long jump and high hurdles. Alissa Ann Williams won the pole vault and 400 dash, and added a third title as part of the 4x400 relay team. Kaitlynn Mynatt also had a hand in three victories, run-
ning on both the 4x200 and 4x400 teams after claiming the discus. Tish County edged out Central (7-3) in the boys’ meet. The Braves totaled 130 points, with Central 13 points back on the strength of seven first-place finishes. Sam Holley led the way with titles in the 800 and 1600 runs. Josh Harbor won the 300 hurdles and a leg on the victorious 4x400 relay team. Central participated in the Pontotoc Invitational at Tupelo High School on Saturday in a meet postponed from March 23.
Girls Team Scoring 1. Alcorn Central 121, 2. Tishomingo County 80, T3. Biggersville 53, T3. New Site 53, 5. Mantachie 37 AC Results (Top 5) Discus: 1. Kaitlynn Mynatt 79-2, 4. Kolby Mynatt 63-6 Shot Put: 4. Kolby Mynatt 21-8.5 Pole Vault: 1. Alissa Ann Williams 8-6, 2. Taylor Derrick 7-6 High Jump: 1. Alex Madahar 4-9, 2. Lauren Walker 4-0 Please see MEET | 11A
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Local Schedule Monday Softball Pine Grove @ Biggersville, 5 Kossuth @ Corinth, 6:30 Tennis Central @ TCPS, 4
Tuesday Baseball Wheeler @ Biggersville Shannon @ Tish Co., 6 Kossuth @ Central, 7 Softball Central @ Kossuth, 5 Corinth @ Tish Co., 6:30 Tennis 1-3A Individual @ ICC Track Alcorn Central Relays @ Tish Co.
Shock absorbers: Cards rally to title game Associated Press
ATLANTA — The deficit was getting bigger, the clock becoming an enemy and Louisville’s options were dwindling. “I just kept telling the guys ... ‘We’re going to make a run. It’s about defense,’” coach Rick Pitino said. “The tempo is not ours. Give them their credit, but the bench won the game for us tonight. Unbelievable display.” Impressive comeback, too. Luke Hancock came off the bench to score 20 points, walk-on Tim Henderson sparked a second-half rally with a pair of monster 3s and Louisville advanced to the
NCAA title game Saturday night, escaping with a 72-68 victory over Wichita State. Now the Cardinals (345) will try and win it all for their emotional leader on the bench, injured Kevin Ware. As the final buzzer sounded, Ware stood up, grinning as he thrust his arms above his head. Louisville will play for the national title Monday night. It is the Cardinals’ first trip to the title game since they won it all in 1986. “We just played super hard,” said Russ Smith, who led the Cardinals with 21 points. “Nobody wanted to go home.”
Cleanthony Early had 24 for the ninth-seeded Shockers (30-9), who nearly pulled off their biggest upset of all. Wichita State had knocked off No. 1 seed Gonzaga and Ohio State on its way to its first Final Four since 1965, and the Shockers had a 12-point lead on Louisville with 13:35 to play. It was the largest deficit all tournament for the Cardinals, who seemed out of sorts after an emotional week following Ware’s gruesome injury; he snapped his tibia and the bone broke through the skin during last weekend’s Midwest Regional final. But Louisville had come back to win five games after
trailing by nine points or more already this year, including rallying from a 16-point deficit in the title game at the Big East tournament. This one trumped them all. “It’s tough for Wichita State to lose this game tonight because they played great. We had to dig in,” Pitino said. “Four of our starters had their worst start of the season. We had to win the game with our second unit.” Henderson, the walk-on who was forced into increased playing time because of Ware’s injury, made backto-back 3s to spark a 21-8 Please see LOUISVILLE | 11A
Thursday Baseball Kossuth @ Thrasher, 7 Softball Biggersville @ Jumpertown, 5 Kossuth @ Booneville, 5:30 Itawamba @ Tish Co., 6:30 Corinth @ Pontotoc, 6:30
Friday Baseball Biggersville @ Pine Grove Itawamba @ Corinth, 7 Central @ Booneville, 7 Softball Corinth @ Kossuth, 5 Walnut @ Biggersville, 5
Michigan edges Syracuse in second semifinal Associated Press
ATLANTA — Don’t call these guys the Fab Five. Michigan’s latest group of young stars is determined to leave its own legacy. Attacking Syracuse’s suffocating zone defense in the first half with 3-pointers, crisp passing and a fearless attitude, the Wolverines advanced to the national championship game with a 61-56
victory over the Orange in the Final Four on Saturday night. Michigan (31-7) will be going for its first national title since 1989 when it faces Louisville on Monday at the Georgia Dome. Syracuse (3010) failed to complete an allBig East final in the fabled league’s last season before breaking up. The Wolverines got sloppy in the second half and had to
hang on at the end, winning despite a tough night for Associated Press player of the year Trey Burke. He scored only seven points. That made for some nervous moments as Michigan got a little too conservative trying to run out the clock. Trailing 58-56, the Orange had a chance to force overtime. But Brandon Triche was called for a foul when Jordan
Morgan stepped in to take the charge with 19.2 seconds left. After Jon Horford made only one of two free throws, Syracuse called timeout and set up a play. Curiously, the Orange didn’t attempt a tying 3-pointer. Instead, Trevor Cooney drove the lane looking to put up an easier shot. But the ball was swatted Please see MICHIGAN | 11A
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MEET CONTINUED FROM 10A
Long Jump: 1. Alex Madahar 14-7.5, 5. Briana Baswell 12-6.25 Triple Jump: 1. Lauren Walker 26-9 High Hurdles: 1. Alex Madahar 18.4, 3. Alissa Ann Williams 18.8 4x200: 1. (Madison Leggett, Kaitlynn Mynatt, Taylor Derrick, Phoenix Clark), 2:03.7 1600: 3. Ashlee Manahan 6:24.4 4x100: 3. (Briana Baswell, Kaitlynn Mynatt, Taylor Derrick, Phoenix Clark), 59.2 400: 1. Alissa Ann Williams 68.5, 2. Madison Leggett 70.6 800: 1. Taylor Derrick 2:47 200: 2. Briana Baswell, 30.2 4x400: 1. (Phoenix Clark, Kaitlynn Mynatt, Madison Leggett, Alissa Ann Williams), 4:52.9 Boys Team Scoring 1. Tishomingo County 130, 2. Alcorn Central 117, 3. Biggersville 63, 4. Mantachie 23, 5. New Site 17 AC Results (Top 5) Discus: 1. Trey White 112-3.5 Pole Vault: 2. Josh Harbor 10-0, 4. Isaac Byrom 9-0 High Jump: 3. Trevor Godwin 5-6, 5. Austin Settlemires 5-4 Long Jump: 5. Ben McIntyre 17-5.5 Triple Jump: 5. Austin Settlemires, 33.7.5 3200: 1. Jeff Edge 12:00; 2. Luke Holley 12:11 High Hurdles: 3. Brandon Turner 19.3, 5. Jake Harrison 23.1 100: 4. Ben McIntyre 12.3 4x200: 2. (Jakob Carter, Jake Harrison, Austin Settlemires, Blake Burnett) 1:50.2 1600: 1. Sam Holley 5:23, 2. Trevor Godwin 5:28 4x100: 3. (Austin Walthers, Jake Harrison, Austin Settlemires, Brandon Turner) 52.7 400: 1. Joe Harbor 56.2, 2. Ben McIntyre 59.7 300 Hurdles: 1. Josh Harbor 46.4, 3. Isaac Byrom 51.0 800: 1. Samuel Holley 2:20, 2. Luke Holley 2:26 200: 4. Blake Burnett 27.6 4x400: 1. (Jakob Carter, Ben McIntyre, Isaac Byrom, Josh Harbor), 4:08
Scoreboard Auto racing Spring: STP Gas Booster 500 lineup After Friday qualifying; race today at Martinsville Speedway, Ridgeway, Va. Lap length: .526 miles (Car number in parentheses) 1. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 98.4. 2. (9) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 98.364. 3. (55) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 98.287. 4. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, 98.272. 5. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 98.185. 6. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 98.185. 7. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 98.078. 8. (20) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 98.017. 9. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 97.962. 10. (39) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 97.962. 11. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 97.947. 12. (56) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 97.941. 13. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 97.85. 14. (42) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 97.78. 15. (15) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 97.719. 16. (27) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 97.643. 17. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 97.613. 18. (51) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, 97.513. 19. (78) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 97.458. 20. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 97.442. 21. (29) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 97.432. 22. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 97.417. 23. (34) David Ragan, Ford, 97.382. 24. (30) David Stremme, Toyota, 97.297. 25. (93) Travis Kvapil, Toyota, 97.247. 26. (14) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 97.217. 27. (98) Michael McDowell, Ford, 97.177. 28. (95) Scott Speed, Ford, 97.048. 29. (31) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 96.993. 30. (38) David Gilliland, Ford, 96.949. 31. (47) Bobby Labonte, Toyota, 96.904. 32. (10) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 96.899. 33. (33) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 96.879. 34. (43) Aric Almirola, Ford, 96.83. 35. (11) Mark Martin, Toyota, 96.755. 36. (32) Ken Schrader, Ford, 96.676. 37. (36) J.J. Yeley, Chevrolet, Owner Points. 38. (44) Scott Riggs, Ford, Owner Points. 39. (7) Dave Blaney, Chevrolet, Owner Points. 40. (83) David Reutimann, Toyota, Owner Points. 41. (13) Casey Mears, Ford, Owner Points. 42. (35) Josh Wise, Ford, Owner Points. 43. (87) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, Owner Points. Failed to Qualify 44. (19) Mike Bliss, Toyota, 96.543.
Baseball NL standings, schedule Atlanta Washington New York Philadelphia Miami
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3 2 .600 — 2 3 .400 1 2 3 .400 1 1 4 .200 2 1 4 .200 2 West Division W L Pct GB Arizona 4 1 .800 — Colorado 4 1 .800 — Los Angeles 3 2 .600 1 San Francisco 3 2 .600 1 San Diego 1 4 .200 3 ___ Friday’s Games Kansas City 13, Philadelphia 4 Colorado 5, San Diego 2 San Francisco 1, St. Louis 0 Miami 7, N.Y. Mets 5 Cincinnati 15, Washington 0 Atlanta 4, Chicago Cubs 1 Arizona 3, Milwaukee 1 L.A. Dodgers 3, Pittsburgh 0 Saturday’s Games N.Y. Mets 7, Miami 3 Washington 7, Cincinnati 6, 11 innings St. Louis 6, San Francisco 3 Philadelphia 4, Kansas City 3 Arizona 9, Milwaukee 2 Atlanta 6, Chicago Cubs 5 Colorado 6, San Diego 3 L.A. Dodgers 1, Pittsburgh 0 Today’s Games Miami (Fernandez 0-0) at N.Y. Mets (Laffey 0-0), 12:10 p.m. Washington (Strasburg 1-0) at Cincinnati (Cueto 0-0), 12:10 p.m. Chicago Cubs (Samardzija 1-0) at Atlanta (Hudson 0-0), 12:35 p.m. Kansas City (Shields 0-1) at Philadelphia (Hamels 0-1), 12:35 p.m. Arizona (Kennedy 1-0) at Milwaukee (Gallardo 0-0), 1:10 p.m. St. Louis (Wainwright 0-1) at San Francisco (M.Cain 0-0), 3:05 p.m. Pittsburgh (Locke 0-0) at L.A. Dodgers (Ryu 0-1), 3:10 p.m. San Diego (Volquez 0-1) at Colorado (Chacin 0-0), 3:10 p.m.
AL standings, schedule East Division W L Pct GB 3 2 .600 — 3 2 .600 — 3 2 .600 — 2 3 .400 1 1 4 .200 2 Central Division W L Pct GB Chicago 3 2 .600 — Detroit 3 2 .600 — Minnesota 3 2 .600 — Cleveland 2 3 .400 1 Kansas City 2 3 .400 1 West Division W L Pct GB Oakland 4 2 .667 — Texas 3 2 .600 ½ Seattle 3 3 .500 1 Los Angeles 2 3 .400 1½ Houston 1 4 .200 2½ ___ Friday’s late games Oakland 8, Houston 3 Seattle 8, Chicago White Sox 7, 10 innings Saturday’s Games Toronto 5, Boston 0 Chicago White Sox 4, Seattle 3 L.A. Angels 8, Texas 4 Detroit 8, N.Y. Yankees 4 Philadelphia 4, Kansas City 3 Minnesota 6, Baltimore 5 Tampa Bay 6, Cleveland 0 Oakland 6, Houston 3 Today’s Games N.Y. Yankees (Sabathia 0-1) at Detroit (Verlander 1-0), 12:05 p.m. Boston (Lester 1-0) at Toronto (Dickey 0-1), 12:07 p.m. Kansas City (Shields 0-1) at Philadelphia (Hamels 0-1), 12:35 p.m. Minnesota (P.Hernandez 0-0) at Baltimore (Hammel 1-0), 12:35 p.m. Cleveland (Masterson 1-0) at Tampa Bay (Price 0-0), 12:40 p.m. Oakland (Anderson 0-1) at Houston (Harrell 0-1), 1:10 p.m. Seattle (Iwakuma 1-0) at Chicago White Sox (Sale 1-0), 1:10 p.m. L.A. Angels (Weaver 0-0) at Texas (Darvish 1-0), 7:05 p.m. Baltimore Boston Tampa Bay Toronto New York
College basketball NCAA men’s tournament FINAL FOUR At The Georgia Dome Atlanta National Semifinals Saturday Louisville 72, Wichita State 68 Michigan 61 vs. Syracuse 56 National Championship Monday, April 8 Louisville (34-5) vs. Michigan (31-7), 8 p.m.
NCAA Women’s tournament FINAL FOUR At New Orleans Arena New Orleans National Semifinals Today Louisville (28-8) vs. California (32-3), 5:30 p.m. Notre Dame (35-1) vs. Connecticut (33-4), 7:30 p.m. National Championship Tuesday, April 9 Semifinal winners, 6:30 p.m.
Pro basketball NBA schedule EASTERN CONFERENCE W L Pct GB z-Miami 60 16 .789 — x-New York 49 26 .653 10½ x-Indiana 48 29 .623 12½ x-Brooklyn 44 32 .579 16 x-Chicago 42 33 .560 17½ x-Atlanta 42 36 .538 19 x-Boston 39 37 .513 21 Milwaukee 37 39 .487 23 Philadelphia 31 45 .408 29 Washington 29 47 .382 31 Toronto 29 48 .377 31½ Detroit 25 52 .325 35½ Cleveland 23 52 .307 36½ Orlando 19 58 .247 41½ Charlotte 18 59 .234 42½ WESTERN CONFERENCE W L Pct GB x-San Antonio 57 20 .740 — x-Oklahoma City 56 20 .737 ½ x-Denver 53 24 .688 4 x-L.A. Clippers 50 26 .658 6½ x-Memphis 51 25 .671 5½ Golden State 44 32 .579 12½ Houston 43 34 .558 14 L.A. Lakers 40 36 .526 16½ Utah 40 37 .519 17 Dallas 37 39 .487 19½ Portland 33 43 .434 23½ Minnesota 29 47 .382 27½ Sacramento 27 49 .355 29½ New Orleans 26 50 .342 30½ Phoenix 23 53 .303 33½ x-clinched playoff spot z-clinched conference ––– Friday’s late games L.A. Lakers 86, Memphis 84 Houston 116, Portland 98 Saturday’s Games Washington 104, Indiana 85 Brooklyn 105, Charlotte 96 Miami 106, Philadelphia 87 Minnesota 107, Detroit 101 San Antonio 99, Atlanta 97 Milwaukee 100, Toronto 83 Denver 132, Houston 114 Today’s Games New York at Oklahoma City, Noon L.A. Lakers at L.A. Clippers, 2:30 p.m. Memphis at Sacramento, 5 p.m. Washington at Boston, 5 p.m. Orlando at Cleveland, 5 p.m. Chicago at Detroit, 6:30 p.m. Utah at Golden State, 7 p.m. New Orleans at Phoenix, 8 p.m. Dallas at Portland, 8 p.m.
Golf PGA: Texas Open scores Saturday at TPC San Antonio, San Antonio. Purse: $6.2 million. Yardage: 7,435; Par: 72 Third Round Billy Horschel 68-68-70—206 -10
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Jim Furyk 69-70-69—208 -8 Charley Hoffman 71-67-70—208 -8 Ryan Palmer 71-71-68—210 -6 Bob Estes 72-69-69—210 -6 Rory McIlroy 72-67-71—210 -6 Padraig Harrington68-73-70—211 -5 Martin Laird 70-71-70—211 -5 Jeff Overton 69-72-70—211 -5 K.J. Choi 72-67-72—211 -5 Daniel Summerhays69-69-73—211-5 Marcel Siem 76-67-69—212 -4 D.J. Trahan 70-71-71—212 -4 Martin Flores 71-72-70—213 -3 David Lynn 72-70-71—213 -3 Richard H. Lee 74-70-69—213 -3 Jason Kokrak 74-68-72—214 -2 Shane Lowry 70-72-72—214 -2 Nicholas Thompson71-73-71—215 -1 William McGirt 70-72-73—215 -1 Freddie Jacobson70-74-71—215 -1 Bud Cauley 71-71-73—215 -1 Aaron Baddeley 74-70-71—215 -1 Steve LeBrun 72-69-74—215 -1 Matt Kuchar 74-70-71—215 -1 Charl Schwartzel 72-73-70—215 -1 John Mallinger 73-72-70—215 -1 Ben Kohles 69-70-76—215 -1 Steven Bowditch 69-69-77—215 -1
LPGA: Kraft Nabisco scores Saturday at Mission Hills Country Club, Dinah Shore Tournament Course, Rancho Mirage, Calif.. Purse: $2 million. Yardage: 6,738; Par: 72 (a-amateur) Third Round Inbee Park 70-67-67—204 -12 Lizette Salas 70-68-69—207 -9 Angela Stanford 70-74-66—210 -6 Suzann Pettersen 68-75-67—210 -6 Karrie Webb 72-71-67—210 -6 Karine Icher 72-70-68—210 -6 Jessica Korda 70-72-68—210 -6 Pornanong Phatlum71-69-70—210 -6 Paula Creamer 74-68-69—211 -5 Caroline Hedwall 71-68-72—211 -5 So Yeon Ryu 73-71-68—212 -4 Jiyai Shin 70-71-71—212 -4 Hee Young Park 70-70-72—212 -4 Sarah Jane Smith 72-72-69—213 -3 Hee Kyung Seo 72-70-71—213 -3 Anna Nordqvis 69-72-72—213 -3 Ayako Uehara 72-72-70—214 -2 Caroline Masson 70-73-71—214 -2 Moriya Jutanugarn 70-72-72—214 -2 Cristie Kerr 71-71-72—214 -2 Haeji Kang 72-69-73—214 -2 Jodi Ewart Shadoff68-72-74—214 -2
Hockey NHL standings,schedule EASTERN CONFERENCE GP W L OT Pts GF GA d-Pittsburgh 39 29 10 0 58 127 95 d-Montreal 38 25 8 5 55 120 91 d-Washington 38 19 17 2 40 113108 Boston 37 24 9 4 52 102 79 Toronto 38 21 13 4 46 117106 Ottawa 37 19 12 6 44 93 83 N.Y. Rangers 38 19 15 4 42 93 90 N.Y. Islanders 39 19 16 4 42 113119 Winnipeg 40 19 19 2 40 98 120 New Jersey 38 15 14 9 39 90 103 Philadelphia 38 17 18 3 37 106118 Buffalo 38 15 17 6 36 102116 Carolina 37 16 19 2 34 97 115 Tampa Bay 37 16 19 2 34 119110 Florida 38 12 20 6 30 94 131 WESTERN CONFERENCE GP W L OT Pts GF GA d-Chicago 37 28 5 4 60 123 80 d-Anaheim 38 25 8 5 55 117 95 d-Vancouver 37 20 11 6 46 98 93 Los Angeles 38 22 13 3 47 111 92 San Jose 37 20 11 6 46 94 89 Minnesota 37 21 14 2 44 100 97 Detroit 38 19 14 5 43 99 100 St. Louis 36 20 14 2 42 105 98 Phoenix 38 17 15 6 40 105104 Edmonton 38 16 15 7 39 100106 Columbus 38 16 15 7 39 91 101 Nashville 39 15 16 8 38 93 104 Dallas 37 17 17 3 37 99 113 Calgary 36 13 19 4 30 97 128 Colorado 38 12 21 5 29 89 121 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Friday’s late games Detroit 3, Colorado 2, OT Dallas 3, Anaheim 1
San Jose 2, Calgary 1 Saturday’s Games Winnipeg 4, Philadelphia 1 Chicago 1, Nashville 0 Los Angeles 4, Edmonton 1 Montreal 2, Boston 1 Toronto 2, New Jersey 1 N.Y. Islanders 4, Tampa Bay 2 N.Y. Rangers 4, Carolina 1 Washington 4, Florida 3 Phoenix 4, Colorado 0 Calgary at Vancouver, (n) Today’s Games St. Louis at Detroit, 11:30 a.m. Dallas at San Jose, 3 p.m. Ottawa at Florida, 5 p.m. Minnesota at Columbus, 5 p.m. Tampa Bay at Washington, 6 p.m. Nashville at Chicago, 6 p.m. New Jersey at Buffalo, 6:30 p.m. Los Angeles at Anaheim, 8 p.m.
Transactions Saturday BASEBALL COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE — Suspended Baltimore RHP Daniel McCutchen 50 games for violating the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Activated RHP Chris Tillman from the 15-day DL. Optioned INF Yamaico Navarro to Norfolk (IL). CLEVELAND INDIANS — Recalled RHP Trevor Bauer from Columbus (IL). Placed LHP Scott Kazmir on the 15day DL. HOUSTON ASTROS — Recalled LHP Dallas Keuchel from Oklahoma City (PCL). Placed LHP Travis Blackley on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 5. Promoted LHP Kyle Hallock from Quad Cities (MWL) to Oklahoma City. Reassigned RHP Cameron Lamb from extended spring training to Quad Cities. LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Agreed to terms with C Mark Fleury on a minor league contract. NEW YORK YANKEES — Reinstated RHP Phil Hughes from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Cody Eppley to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Reinstated RHP Bartolo Colon from the restricted list. Optioned RHP Dan Straily to Sacramento (PCL). TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Designated RHP Jeremy Jeffress for assignment. Selected the contract of RHP Dave Bush from Buffalo (IL). National League ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Claimed RHP Will Harris off waivers from Oakland. COLORADO ROCKIES — Traded C Ramon Hernandez to the L.A. Dodgers for RHP Aaron Harang and cash considerations and designated Harang for assignment. LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Sent LHP Ted Lilly to Rancho Cucamonga (Cal) on a rehab assignment. MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Placed 3B Aramis Ramirez on the 15-day DL. Recalled OF Josh Prince from Nashville (PCL). BASKETBALL National Basketball Association MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES — Assigned G Keyon Dooling and reassigned G Tony Wroten to Reno (NBADL). UTAH JAZZ — Signed G Jerel McNeal for the remainder of the season. FOOTBALL National Football League BALTIMORE RAVENS — Signed DT Bryan Hall. HOCKEY DETROIT RED WINGS — Recalled Riley Sheahan from Grand Rapids (AHL). NASHVILLE PREDATORS — Reassigned D Ryan Ellis to Milwaukee (AHL). PHOENIX COYOTES — Recalled F Alexandre Bolduc and D David Rundblad from Portland (AHL) on an emergency basis. COLLEGE BALL STATE — Named James Whitford men’s basketball coach.
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Ole Miss Head Football Coach Hugh Freeze and Athletic Director Ross Bjork on April 26 as part of the 2013 Rebel Road Trip. The event will be held at the Crossroads Arena and all proceeds from the event will go towards the Tri-State Rebel Club Scholarship Fund. Seating is limited for the event, and tickets are $20 each. For more information, visit the club website at www.tristaterebelclub.com, or call 212-3702.
Michie Dixie Youth Registration for Michie Dixie Youth Baseball and Softball Leagues are under way. Forms may be procured at the Michie Water Department. Fee is $40 for one player, $70 for two, $90 for three and $110 for four. For more information call Samantha Denton at 731-607-1627.
Umpires needed The Michie Dixie Youth League is looking for umpires for the upcoming season. For more information contact Nick Malone at 731-610-9416.
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Lauderdale struck out nine and mostly pitched around seven walks. Thrasher 8, Biggersville 6 BHS 003 300 0 -- 6 5 3 THS 302 120 x -- 8 9 4 WP: Cole Lauderdale. LP: Matt Hamlin Multiple Hits: (B) Peyton Nash 2, Tanner Holloway 2. (T) Luke Walden 3, Harley Hester 2. 2B: (B) Holloway. (T) Luke Walden 2, Hester, Brandan Purvis. HR: (T) Josh Walden. Record: Biggersville 5-8, 4-4 Division 1-1A
run. While Hancock and Behanan were knocking down shots, Smith and Peyton Siva were turning up the heat on the Shockers. After going more than 26 minutes without a turnover, Siva darted in to strip the ball away from Carl Hall. He fed Hancock, who drilled a 3 that gave Louisville a 56-55 lead, its first since the end of the first half. “Down the stretch, we were just loose with the ball, we just didn’t take care of it, pretty much,” Wichita State’s Malcolm Armstead said. “I can’t give you an explanation — it just happened.” Early would give the Shockers one more lead, converting a three-point play. But Siva scored and then Smith stole the ball and took it in for an easy layup that gave Louisville a 60-58 lead with 4:47 left. Louisville fans erupted, and even Ware was on his feet, throwing up his arms and clapping. The Cardinals extended the lead to 65-60 on a tip-in of a Smith miss and another 3 by Hancock. Wichita State had one last chance, pulling within 68-66 on Early’s tip in with 22 seconds left. But the Shockers were forced to foul, and Smith and Hancock made their free throws to seal the victory.
As the final buzzer sounded, Chane Behanan tossed the ball high into the air and Henderson and Hancock did a flying shoulder bump at midcourt. “It’s just a mix of emotions, of feelings. It hurts to have to lose and be the end of the season,” Early said. “But these guys fought to the end, and we had a great season and keep our heads high and know the grind doesn’t stop.” The Cardinals were the overall No. 1 seed in the tournament, and they steamrolled their way through their first four games, winning by an average of almost 22 points. They limited opponents to 59 points and 42 percent shooting while harassing them into almost 18 turnovers a game, setting an NCAA tourney record with 20 steals against North Carolina A&T. The presence of Ware was supposed to provide even more motivation for Louisville, which already had some unfinished business after losing to Kentucky in last year’s Final Four. He urged his teammates to “just go win the game” before being wheeled off the court on a stretcher last weekend. Three days later, he joined the Cardinals as they made the trip to the Final Four in Atlanta, Ware’s hometown. The Cardinals have modified their warm-up T-shirts
in Ware’s honor — they now read “Ri5e to the Occasion,” with Ware’s No. 5 on the back. He had a seat at the end of the bench, his right leg propped up on towels, and every one of the starters went to shake his hand after being introduced. But whether it was the emotional roller-coaster of the last week, the expectations or just Wichita State, the Cardinals seemed out of sorts much of the night. “There’s a reason our starters played poorly, because Wichita State is that good,” Pitino said. Wichita State may not have the names or pedigree of a Louisville, Syracuse or Michigan. But what the Shockers lacked in star power they more than made up for in hustle and heart. This, after all, was a team with one player (Carl Hall) who salvaged his career after working in a light bulb factory and two more (Armstead and Ron Baker) who paid their own ways in their first years. The Shockers barely seemed to notice that vaunted Louisville press until the final minutes of the game. They didn’t rush shots, working it around until they got a look they liked — Louisville was called for more than one foul late in the shot clock, including one on Smith with only a second left — and they were relentless on the backboards.
And that “play angry” defense? Now the Cardinals have an idea of how their opponents have felt. Wichita State bottled Louisville up inside, never letting Gorgui Dieng be a factor, and the Cardinals were continually forced to put up awkward and bad shots from outside. Tekele Cotton sparked an 11-2 run with a jumper, and his layup to finish it off gave Wichita State a 43-32 lead with 14:19 to play. Smith interrupted the spurt with a 3, only to have Hancock foul Early at the other end. Early made the first free throw and missed the second, but Cotton scooped up the rebound and dished it out to Early, who drilled a 3 to put Wichita State up 47-35. “We were kind of waiting to make our run,” Hancock said. “Obviously you’re a little concerned when you’re down by 12 in the second half. We just had to turn up our intensity, maybe gamble a little more.” The Shockers have had trouble hanging onto leads, and this game was no different. Once Henderson buried those back-to-back 3s the Cardinals were off and running, all the way to the last game of the season. “Coach Pitino kept telling us to go out there and have fun and keep playing and we were going to win. Stop hanging our heads,” Siva said. “That’s what we did.”
bench from freshmen Caris LeVert and Spike Albrecht. LeVert scored eight points and Albrecht chipped in with six — all of them crucial after the Wolverines went cold in the second half and struggled to put away the Orange. Tim Hardaway Jr. led the Wolverines with 13 points. Of course, there’s nothing unusual about Michigan getting big performances from
first-year players. This team starts three freshmen — Glenn Robinson III, Mitch McGary and Nik Stauskas — which, of course, rekindled memories of the great Fab Five teams of the early 1990s. These kids want nothing to do with the comparisons, saying they haven’t done nearly enough to be mentioned in the same breath with a team that changed the face of college bas-
ketball. Well, if the Wolverines can win their next game, they’ll accomplish something that eluded the Fab Five: a national title. Syracuse was looking to give 68-year-old Jim Boeheim another title, a decade after the Orange won it all in their last trip to the Final Four. Boeheim has no plans to retire, but his quest for a championship is on hold for another year.
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away, Michigan saved it from going out of bounds and Morgan wound up taking a long pass the other way. He threw down a thunderous slam with just over a second remaining to cap the triumph. With Burke struggling (he made only one shot from the field all night), Michigan got an unexpected contribution off the
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Simmons. “This is my third time to come to Corinth and it’s always a fun event. Simmons, a two-time chili verde world champion, has been competing on the chili circuit since 1982. He also competed in the first annual cookoff in Corinth. “Steve (Knight) does a good job and that’s why you get good cooks,” said the 2002 and 2006 world champ of the local event organizer. The 76-year-old from St. Louis, Mo., who entered the red and chili event in Corinth, had some advice for those looking to get into the competition. “Keep it simple,” said
PETS the leader of his team Chili By Jerry. “The key is cooking chili until it’s done, then you taste it and make adjustments.” Simmons said the green chili or stew, as he referred to, is the best chili. “It’s better and has more variety,” he said. Hall, chili verde world champ from 2009-12, won the green chili division in the first year of the local event. “Corinth is a great place to come and enjoy the people here,” he said. “This cook-off is an equivalent to one that is 20-years-old. It is starting to bring in a lot of people … Steve has done a great job.” Jeff Netser of Seymour, Ind. was the fourth past
champion involved on Saturday. “This is a nice place to come and my wife gets to spend some money at the Green Market,” said the 2005 chili verde world champ. “They’re are some good cooks here today.” Proceeds from the annual cook-off are slated to go to the Corinth-Alcorn Animal Shelter. In the ICS-sponsored competition, the winner of each category qualified for the World Championship Cook-Off. Categories include Red, Chili Verde and Salsa. Seven local teams competed. For a complete list of winners, including People’s Choice and Local Favorite, see the Tuesday Daily Corinthian.
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chance to ride.” Even though no ponies were available this year, there were plenty of dogs the students tried riding while they waited to be presented their blue ribbons. “Each child was presented a ribbon that pertained to something special about their pet,” said Huskey. Parents were asked to bring supplies such as food, towels and newspapers in support of the Corinth-Alcorn Animal Shelter. “They were encouraged to bring a live animal or they could also bring a stuffed animal or a picture of one,” said Huskey. Sixty-four children took part in the annual event after a lesson about animals. “We talked about how God gave us all these animals and how we need to care for them,” said the director.
Callie Crum (above) lets students pet her dog. Staff photo by Steve Beavers
Allie Rose Cloud (left) cuddles her pet rabbit.
Staff photo by Steve Beavers
Brea Carter (right) gets some help from Morgan Majors in trying some chili at the 6th Annual Crossroads Chili Cook-Off.
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The important Engineer Regiment of the West BY TOM PARSON NPS Ranger
When I was in the Navy my first ship was home ported out of Port Hueneme, Ca. The U.S.N. owned a tiny corner of an otherwise tiny harbor, but our ship was there more as an afterthought. The real purpose of the sprawling base alongside the harbor was the home of the U.S. Navy Construction Battalion, the Seabees. The Seabees, with their motto “Can Do!” are the Navy’s version of combat engineers. Combat Engineers have a long and proud tradition that goes back a couple of dozen centuries. Whenever an army needed to build a fort or cross a river, they called on the engineers. The engineers played a vital role in the Civil War and you can see plenty of examples of their work around Corinth. The miles of earthworks in every direction around town are evidence of their skill with the pick and shovel. Engineers, however, were called on for much more than just digging and they proved it here in North Mississippi. In July 1861, Josiah W. Bissell received permission form the governor of Missouri to recruit a full regiment of men, “all of them either mechanics, artisans, or persons accustomed to work as laborers under mechanics.” It was the beginning of the Engineer Regiment of the West. Men poured in from Missouri, Illinois and Iowa and they represented a host of trades. There were iron molders, carpenters, railroad engineers, masons, riggers and more. Because they were specialists, they were given extra pay. A regular army private brought in a whopping $13 a month. A mechanic was given $24 and a laborer $20 a month. Still, all of the new recruits were considered soldiers and all were trained to use their muskets. One of their first assignments was to create a 12-mile canal which bypassed the Confederate guns at New Madrid, Missouri. The route was through a thickly wooded swamp and the engineers designed and built an enormous pivoting saw mounted on a barge. It cut trees off five feet below the surface of the water and opened a route for the shallow draft gunboats. Gen. Pope, commander of the expedition, was delighted. “Of Colonel Bissell and his Engineer Regiment, I can hardly say too much. Untiring and determined, no labor discouraged them, and no labor was too much for their energy. They have commenced and completed a project which will be memorable in the history of war.” In April of ’62 the Engineers came with Pope’s Army of the Mississippi to join in the Siege of Corinth. Of course, they were involved in the digging of the entrenchments, but their real contribution was in the road and bridge department. Heavy rains had washed out the small bridges and turned the roads into rivers of mud. Bissell’s men created 44 miles of corduroy road by cutting down
Engineers construct a corduroy road during the Civil War.
Old photo shows a company from the Engineering Regiment of the West. trees, splitting them in half and laying them side by side to create a roadbed. The bridges over the swollen streams were not just thrown together affairs of logs and planks, but sturdy spans wide enough to allow two heavily laden supply wagons to pass side by side as well as supporting the massive weight of the siege artillery trains. Another project of the engineers was the creation of a large observation tower in a tall oak tree near Farmington. The branches were removed from the tree so they would not obstruct the view, and a bulky platform was mounted at the top. Confederate observers mistook the structure for an observation balloon and a number of concerned messages passed back and forth between the top brass about how to deal with this new threat. On the 28th of May, the Engineers were busy building an artillery position on the east side of Bridge Creek when they were surprised by a col-
umn of screaming Confederate infantry. Union field artillery began to fire in response and the mechanics dropped to the ground caught between the two opposing forces. When the firing stopped, they went right back to work. If you wonder where this little fight took place take a visit out to the Corinth-Alcorn Animal Shelter on Proper Street. The stay in Corinth was a short one and the regiment was soon sent north up the tracks of the Mobile & Ohio Railroad to Jackson, all that is but Company E who stayed behind in Cross City. Lieutenant Milton Edinger kept the company busy on a number of projects, including several large warehouses, an addition to the railroad depot, a locomotive turntable, and a car shop to repair the flat cars and box cars. Apparently morale was a little low during the summer months until Lt. Edinger, “arrested all the lewd women in the town and sent them to Cairo, when tranquility was restored.” No word
on the state of tranquility in Cairo when the “soiled doves” arrived in that community. On one occasion a group of men went out of camp to shoot some turkeys for supper. One of the lieutenants was a wee bit near-sighted and took aim at what he thought was a turkey sitting on the top of a hill. It’s amazing how much a mule’s head looks like a turkey. “The whole party were convulsed with the laughter that the scene forced upon them.” They didn’t say how the officer cooked his dinner. The 3rd of October was the start of the Battle of Corinth and word soon reached General Grant at his headquarters in Jackson, Tenn. The bulk of the regiment was sent by rail under the command of Brig. Gen. James McPherson who collected a number of Union garrison troops along the way. By morning of the 4th they were within 10 miles of Corinth, but Confederate cavalry had torn up the tracks forcing them to march the last leg on foot.
The Engineers arrived too late to participate in the battle, but as McPherson’s small division was the freshest, they led the Union pursuit of the retreating Confederates the next morning. The Engineers were not called on to fight, but they were invaluable in repairing bridges over the Tuscumbia and Hatchie Rivers. For the next two and a half years the Engineers were kept busy building bridges, fixing roads and a hundred other chores in which they were so gifted. They were on hand during the siege of Vicksburg and then, a year after they had left, they returned to Corinth to repair the Memphis & Charleston Railroad in the direction of Chattanooga. They were in camp at Glendale (modern Glen) and working from this camp when they built a number of bridges near Burnsville and Iuka. One of their biggest projects of the war was a 300-foot railroad bridge over the waters of Bear Creek just across the Alabama line. By early 1864 the sadly
depleted regiment was consolidated with the 25th Missouri Infantry to form the 1st Missouri Engineers. The new regiment marched to the sea with Sherman, bridging every stream and river in their path. At war’s end one of the men wrote a history of the regiment and in its pages Col. Bissell took pains to ensure the individual soldiers were not lost in the tale. “In such an operation the public only want to know what was done and how; they take no interest that Sergeant Prescott never seemed to get tired, or that Devillo Grow was always the first to jump in the water if the saw was ‘pinched;’ the man at the head gets all the credit, while these details, which are often the gist of the whole thing, pass almost or quite unnoticed.” Well said Colonel Bissell, well said. (Daily Corinthian columnist Tom Parson is a National Park Service ranger at the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center. His columns appear Sundays.)
Chaplain receives Medal of Honor 62 years after his death BY SHARON COHEN AP National Writer
In the cold, barren hills of Korea more than 60 years ago, two teary-eyed soldiers stood in a prisoner of war camp where
their chaplain lay dying. The Rev. Emil Kapaun was weak, his body wracked by pneumonia and dysentery. After six brutal months in the hellish camp, the once sturdy
Kansas farmer’s son could take no more. Thousands of soldiers had already died, some starving, others freezing to death. Now the end was near for the chaplain.
Lt. Mike Dowe said goodbye to the man who’d given him hope during those terrible days. The young West Point grad cried, even as the chaplain, he says, tried to com-
fort him with his parting words: “Hey, Mike, don’t worry about me. I’m going to where I always wanted to go and I’ll say a prayer for all of you.” Lt. Robert Wood wept,
too, watching the Roman Catholic chaplain bless and forgive his captors. He helped carry Kapaun out of the mud hut and up Please see MEDAL | 2B
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Bedding bream, gobbling toms ... it’s all good What a difference a year makes in the turkey woods and on the water. An early spring last year had toms gobbling their heads off at the onset of the hunting season, hens started nesting early and fish species began their spawning cycles much sooner than usual. Never in my life would I have thought I’d ever see bream trying to bed in late March. It’s just not supposed to happen. But it appears everything has returned to normal. That is, if there is such a thing as normal these days considering the constant swings in the weather we always seem to have. Bream fishermen who got an early jump on the
fishing season last year, however, won’t have much longer to wait David in getting Green in on some hot action. Outdoors As normal, look for bream to begin bedding toward the end of April, about five to seven days prior to the next full moon. It’s like sitting in a crowded doctor’s office. No one likes to wait. But, in this instance, the wait will be worth it. The first of many bream spawns to come is when the biggest fish in the pond are caught. A better than average
turkey population gave many hunters an illusion of high expectations for the season. Several have done well and met those expectations, but many others have had trouble finding a tom sexually frustrated enough to open his beak. Gobbling activity got off to a real slow start in many areas. No need to fret, though. If it hasn’t already, that’s all about to change. Traditionally, peak gobbling activity occurs in this area during the first week or so of April. But finding a firedup tom first thing in the morning is not always what it’s cracked up to be, especially if he’s got hens nearby. Hens try to hook-up with a mate right
after fly-down, and if they get to him before you do, odds are not in your favor. Most of the time they’ll pull him away, making the challenge of luring the tom into gun range next to impossible. All is not lost, however. Persistence can pay off in one of two ways. If you’re familiar with the terrain and have an idea where the turkeys might be heading, a wide circle can be made to get out in front and cut them off at the pass. Or, if that’s not feasible, hang tight and hunt later into the morning. Once the hens go to nest, ole tom is liable to fire-back-up as he meanders about looking for another mate. With most hens gone
to nest, a lonely tom is known to be susceptible to be coaxed in with some seductive late morning calling. Afternoon hunts become more productive as well. Nothing can be done about the extremes with the weather. It is what it is, and it seems to have become the norm. Making adjustments to counteract what Mother Nature has thrown is about all a person can do. An adjustment could be a rational rethinking of a game plan according to the conditions, or it could be something as simple as choosing the sport that has the best chance of providing the most action at the moment with the least amount of effort.
As the weather begins to stabilize and the warmth of spring takes hold, sportsmen have plenty of choices to choose from. Whether it’s the fast-paced action of fishing for bedding bream, dunking jigs and minnows for crappie, throwing plugs at bass, or chasing after strutting toms in the woods ... hey, it’s all good! (Daily Corinthian columnist and Alcorn County resident David Green is an avid hunter and fisherman in the Crossroads area. Anyone wishing to share their own unique outdoor story or have any news to report pertaining to the outdoors, David can be contacted at email@example.com.)
There’s nothing better than spring in Mississippi’s outdoors BY MIKE GILES The Meridian Star
Shad skittered near the shoreline of a local lake just a split second before a bass slammed into the school sending a spray of tiny baitfish up onto the banks on a recent spring morning. A lone angler promptly pitched a Junebug lizard near the commotion and a lunker bass sucked it in. Almost simultaneously I slammed the hook deep into the lunker bass’ jaw and it exploded through the surface and fought wildly all the way to the boat! I was living the dream
and enjoying stress relief smack dab in the middle of some of the finest hunting and fishing in the world. Spring has come to Mississippi again and the dogwoods are blooming, the gobblers are booming and fish are biting. And the choices are so many we fret over what to do? Come with me and explore our outdoor opportunities right in our own backyard. Grab your pole, don your sneakers, or boots and come along for a spring outing. Follow me to the flooded minnow ponds of Okatibbee Lake
and a springtime crappie outing on an action packed fishing trip. Crappie head to the shallow waters of Okatibbee each spring and provide glorious fish catching opportunities second to none. Follow me still to the hills west of Meridian as love sick gobblers scream thunderous early morning wake up calls, a challenge to all comers and hunters, and a come hither pleading to any hen within hearing distance. Come with me as a young hunter makes his first early spring gobbler hunt and harvests a tro-
phy tom. Come with me to the Chunky River and catch a limit of the explosive spotted bass. Come to Kemper Lake and catch a lunker bass amidst the lilies while eagles soar overhead. Come to the fertile streams of Kemper County where bucks roam the banks, ducks fill the sloughs and even walleye swim the streams! Come and enjoy. Whippoorwills whistle tunes filling the early morning hours and nights with melodious refrains free to all who will listen. Feel the thrill again and
again and join Ken Murphy on a lunker hunt as he catches and releases bass after bass at Okatibbee Lake! Come and canoe Okatibbee Creek right near Meridian and observe the wondrous assortment of wildlife living right here among us. See the bucks, ducks, coyotes, hawks, and even wild hogs while catching red bellies, spotted bass or catfish. Come and explore beautiful Bonita Lakes. Catch a monster bass, or bike, hike, or jog the hills and hollows. Come this spring and walk the trails,
canoe the waters and enjoy the beautiful explosions of blooms painting the spring foliage with a magnificent rebirth of nature. Come and lose yourself in the splendor of our Mississippi Outdoors for just a short while and bring your camera along to capture the beauty and wonder of it all. Join me and have the experience of a lifetime in this place I choose to call my Southern Promised Land and home! (Contact Mike Giles at 601-917-3898 or e-mail him at mikegiles18@ comcast.net.)
True hunting story: Father, son bag turkeys on opening day of season BY JOE MACALUSO The (La.) Advocate
BATON ROUGE, La. — Score one for the old guys. And two for a family, because how rare is it for a father and son to score on the opening day of any hunting season, much less the opening day of the turkey season? It sounds like it would be easy to get gobblers after 11 months of not having hunters chase after
them, but taking a mature bird with the wiles of a wild turkey isn’t common. And for the record, Jeff Farrar, the dad, went oneup on his son, Jameson, to chalk-up that rare double. The story started with the usual conversation: The son asked his dad if he was hunting on opening day, and the dad responding that he was, but he wasn’t waking up at the
crack of dawn like he’d done for so many turkeyseason openers in the past. Jeff Farrar said he told his son he planned something different, “I would go midmorning, take my time, and hope that I would have better luck than before. “My midmorning strategy may have also had something to do with the fact that I’m 52 years old, and it’s not as easy for me
to get up that early like it is for my 28-year-old son,” Jeff said. “Of course, he told me I was wasting my time and that he was going before daylight, hoping to have a better advantage.” Both were true to their words: Jameson was out long before the sun, and Jeff admitted his first move, after having breakfast at Johnny B’s in Clinton, was a little after 9 a.m.
“I wasn’t there 30 minutes when I bagged a fine gobbler,” Jeff said. “He came in full strut; it was the perfect hunt. I could not wait to catch up with my son and brag about my success. “On my way home, I passed Jameson on Blairstown Road. We pulled off of the side of the road, and before I could gloat about what a great hunt I had, he pulled a 20-pound turkey out of the back of his truck. With a big smile on his face he said, ‘That’s how you do it dad.’ “We shared our stories and decided that, when all was said and done, both strategies were very successful,” Jeff said. But as family rivalries go, somebody had to have the last word.
“My midmorning strategy may have also had something to do with the fact that I’m 52 years old, and it’s not as easy for me to get up that early like it is for my 28-year-old son.” Jeff Farrar Hunter Jeff Farrar was more than willing to step to the plate: “By the way, my turkey had a 12-inch beard and my son’s an 11-inch (beard),” he said. “The old man can still put it on him!”
MEDAL Important Message to: Contractors, Excavator Equipment Operators, Surveyors, Public Officials, Homeowners & Associations, Schools, Property Owners, Emergency Responders, Planning & Zoning Offices.
April 2013 has been designated as National Safe Digging Month and Corinth Gas & Water Department is dedicated to increasing the awareness of safe digging practices in our city and county. All persons preparing to dig must call Mississippi 811 two days prior to the beginning of any work. Underground facilities will be marked using the color code system and then work may proceed. Every digging job requires a call whether you are planning to do it yourself or hiring a professional. The depth of utility lines varies and there may be multiple utility lines in a common area. Digging without calling can disrupt service to an entire neighborhood, harm you and those around you and potentially result in fines and repair costs. Calling 811 before every digging job gets your underground utility lines marked for free and helps prevent undesired consequences.
Remember, it’s the law! CITY OF CORINTH GAS & WATER DEPARTMENT 305 W Waldron St. Corinth, MS 38834
Phone: 662-286-2263 www.corinthgasandwater.com
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a hill on a stretcher after Chinese soldiers ordered he be moved to a hospital, a wretched, maggot-filled place the POWs dubbed “the death house.” There was little or no medical care there. Kapaun died on May 23, 1951. These two soldiers — and many more — never forgot their chaplain. Not his courage in swatting away an enemy soldier pointing a gun at a GI’s head. Not his talent for stealing food, then sneaking it to emaciated troops. Not the inspiring way he rallied his “boys,” as he called them, urging them to keep their spirits up. The plain-spoken, pipesmoking, bike-riding chaplain was credited with saving hundreds of soldiers during the Korean War. Kapaun (pronounced Kah-PAHWN) received the Distinguished Service Cross and many other medals. His exploits were chronicled in books, magazines and a TV show. A high school was named for him. His
statue stands outside his former parish in tiny Pilsen, Kan. But one award, the Medal of Honor, always remained elusive. Dowe and other POWs had lobbied on and off for years, writing letters, doing interviews, enlisting support on Capitol Hill. Dowe’s recommendation was turned down in the 1950s.The campaign stalled, then picked up steam decades later. Kapaun’s “boys” grew old, their determination did not. Now it has finally paid off. On April 11, those two young lieutenants, Dowe and Wood, now 85 and 86, will join their comrades, Kapaun’s family and others at the White House where President Barack Obama will award the legendary chaplain the Medal of Honor posthumously. “It is about time,” Dowe says. Even now, Father Kapaun’s story may still have one final chapter: sainthood.
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Variety is tops in reception treats BY SUSAN COLLINS-SMITH MSU Ag Communications
Bethany Nicole Sherard, Tory Nicholas Riley
Sunday, April 7, 2013
JACKSON — Wedding cakes have long been the centerpiece of the reception, but large multi-layered cakes are being replaced by new trends. Couples are choosing smaller cakes or no cakes at all and instead offering several different desserts or individual dessert servings. “Southern tradition in wedding ceremonies calls for having a large wedding cake, often referred to as the bride’s cake, and a groom’s cake,” said Tashmia Prowell-Turner, child and family development area agent in Madison County with the Mississippi State University Extension Service. “But many couples are opting to offer multiple selections of food and desserts at their receptions.” A smaller wedding cake can help trim the budget and make room for more dessert options. Individual desserts, such as cupcakes and cake shooters, are popular additions or alternatives. Cake shooters are packaged like push-up ice
cream treats and contain cake and icing in various flavors. Couples can personalize each cake shooter with their monogram or other decoration. “Most pastry chefs charge by the size of the cake and complication of design, so having a smaller cake can be less expensive, depending on how many and what types of other desserts are offered,” Prowell-Turner said. Many couples offer other desserts to make the celebration more personal. Individual desserts, such as pies, cheesecakes or cookies, give the couple more opportunity to incorporate their personal tastes or unique stories into the reception. “I customize each menu for each client, and a lot of my clients are asking for distinctive, single-serving desserts, like cake shooters,” said Kelly Pittman, owner of Elements Catering and Floral Design in Columbia. “It gives the couple a chance to offer more than one or two different flavor combinations of cake and icing. It can also be a
fun way to reflect the couple’s personality or a special aspect of the couple’s relationship.” If the reception includes a formal dinner, small, simply decorated cakes can serve as centerpieces at each table before guests eat them for dessert. For less formal receptions, a small, elaborate wedding cake is perfect for the purpose of pictures, but guests can eat slices of frosted sheet cakes. Some couples are accommodating their guests’ preferences by offering a dessert bar. Dessert bars may offer several different kinds of desserts or may offer one type of dessert that can be customized to the guests’ liking, such as ice cream sundaes. Variety can meet the needs of guests who are allergic to gluten, dairy or nuts. “Dessert bars are a good way to accommodate all guests,” ProwellTurner said. “Some guests may not enjoy the bride or groom’s favorite flavor of cake, so having more dessert options to choose from can ensure everyone will enjoy the reception,” Prowell-Turner said.
Sherard — Riley Mr. and Mrs. Keith Sherard of Corinth are proud to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Bethany Nicole Sherard to Tory Nicholas Riley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Riley of Ramer, Tenn. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Sherard of Corinth, and Jeanette Newcomb Gibens and the late Dewey Gibens of Corinth. The prospective groom is the grandson of the late Thomas and Margie Riley of Ramer and the late R.B. and Ruby Lee King of Ramer. Ms. Sherard is a 2002 graduate of Kossuth High School. She received her
associate in applied science from Northeast Mississippi Community College and an associate of applied science with honors from Itawamba College. She is currently employed with McNairy Regional Hospital in Selmer, Tenn. as a diagnostic sonographer. Mr. Riley is a 2002 graduate of McNairy Central High School where he lettered in baseball and football. He is currently employed as an engineer with Southern Towing Company. The couple will exchange vows on April 9, 2013 at 5 p.m. in Kauai, Hawaii. After an extended honeymoon, they will reside in Corinth.
Budget weddings for a smart financial start BY BONNIE COBLENTZ MSU Ag Communications
MISSISSIPPI STATE — While every bride wants a special wedding, having an event that breaks the bank is the wrong way to start married life. According to www. costofwedding.com, the average cost of a wedding in Mississippi is under $24,000. In Washington County, weddings costs range from $16,724 to $27,874; in Madison County, couples typically spend between $19,367 and $32,279; and in Jackson County, that cost is between $17,025 and $28,675. But financial specialists with the Mississippi State University Extension Service said weddings do not have to be expensive to be meaningful. Susan Cosgrove, an Extension family resource management area agent in Newton County, said taking on debt for a wedding is a bad idea. “If you’re going to go into debt for something, make sure you’re paying for something that you still have,” Cosgrove said. “The ceremony will be over quickly, the cake will be eaten, and the flowers wilted.” Bobbie Shaffett, Extension family resource management specialist, said an affordable wedding is best. “It is wise to start a marriage with good decision making and live within your budget,” Shaffett said. “This can be the basis for the rest of your marriage.” Wedding decisions should be made with that long-term outlook. “If you make what you want more important than what you can afford, that tends to carry over to all the decisions that couple makes,” Shaffett said.
Start by deciding how much can be spent on a wedding, and work within that figure. Identify the most expensive items in a wedding, and then decide how to handle each of them. Big-ticket items in the budget include location, food, flowers and dresses. “You may need to prioritize and decide which of these items are most important,” Shaffett said. “Fit them in the budget first, finding ways to reduce their costs when possible, and then you will know how much money you have left to spend on other, less important things associated with the wedding.” Teresa Lyle, an Extension family resource management area working in Leake County, said elegant weddings are possible without spending a lot of money. “Keep them simple and be creative without spending a lot of money,” Lyle said. Scaling back the guest list is an easy way to cut costs because less food is required at the reception afterwards. Very light snacks may be sufficient for an afternoon reception, while weddings held near meals require a significantly larger budget for food. When a wedding is planned long in advance, some items can be bought in advance, spreading out the cost. Experts agreed that the details and trappings of a wedding are not nearly as important as the commitment being made. “When you look at the wedding with a longrange perspective, you realize the ring, the flowers or the dress are really inconsequential,” Shaffett said. “It’s the commitment that counts.”
Holly Springs hosting 75th annual Pilgrimage Tour Special to the Daily Corinthian
HOLLY SPRINGS, — The 75th Pilgrimage will take place in historic Holly Springs, April 1214. Set in the Antebellum Capitol of the MidSouth, the tour features selected antebellum homes hosted by costumed guides, local storytellers, organ recitals in the town’s historic churches, horse-drawn carriage rides, Civil War re-enactors, luncheons, a character-guided cemetery tour, arts and crafts and a Southern supper in the antebellum Montrose mansion. Guests are invited to enjoy an authentic, preCivil War experience. Homes on tour this year include the historic Magnolias, circa 1852. Built by William F. Mason as a wedding present for his daughter, Elizabeth, this Gothic style home features period furnishings, crystal chandeliers and a circular staircase. The Tudor arched entrance has a door bearing the marks of a bayonet that was thrust through it when the home was raid-
ed during the Civil War. This beautiful home was chosen as the primary filming location for the 1999 film “Cookie’s Fortune.” Also included on the tour are Finley Place (1856), Walthall Place (1848), and Montrose (1858), headquarters of the Holly Springs Garden Club, sponsors of the pilgrimage, which houses an arboretum. For the first year ever, Hedge Farm (1842) is featured on the tour. Hedge Farm, one of the best examples of a planter’s cottage in the state, sits on 175 acres of original farmland that was once part of a 2,000-acre plantation. According to the Holly Springs Garden Club president, Sarah Taylor, “This year is the 75th anniversary of one of the finest events Mississippi has to offer. It is just as vital and special to our community now as it was 75 years ago. This year, we hope to entertain former pilgrimage royalty, guests who return year after year, and hopefully, many new guests who have nev-
er attended this extraordinary event before.” Attractions this year include the Church of the Yellow Fever Martyrs (1841), First Presbyterian Church (1860), Christ Episcopal Church (1858), and First United Methodist Church (1849), with organ recitals to be held throughout the weekend, as well as the Marshall County Historical Museum, the Ida B. Wells-Barnett Museum, and the Strawberry Plains Audubon Center. On Friday and Saturday, guests may make plans to enjoy the Plant it Pink luncheon at the Kate Freeman Clark Art Gallery to benefit the Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation. On Friday evening this year, guests may take part in the annual 5K, “Hoopskirts on the Highway,” which again partners with famed “Killer Kudzu 5K” to benefit the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life project. Afterwards, guests will enjoy the third annual “Screen on the Green,” on the stately grounds of Montrose for a big-screen viewing of
Fried Green Tomatoes with free admission and concessions provided. According to garden club member Elizabeth Smith, “We are smoking a whole hog on the grounds this year, just like in the movie. We had a fantastic turnout last year and we get asked to bring the event back again and again.” Saturday will also feature “A Walk Through Time,” the guided tour through historic Hillcrest Cemetery and an arts and crafts fair on the square. That evening, the Holly Springs Garden Club will host Montrose Under the Moonlight, a dinner dance featuring a Southern supper under the stars at one of the town’s finest antebellum homes. Sunday’s guests are invited to a Southern tea on the grounds of Montrose with a tour of the home. (For tickets to this year’s festivities, visitors should call Mrs. William York at 662-252-2365 or Mrs. Rod Childers at 901-230-3576 or visit www.hollyspringspilgrimage.com.)
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Excellent read: ‘The Supremes at Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat’ BY TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER Columnist
“The Supremes at Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat” by Edward Kelsey Moore c.2013, Alfred A. Knopf $24.95 / $28.95 Canada 313 pages All for one, and one for all. That could’ve been the motto for you and your two best friends. Growing up, you were the Three Musketeers, sharing gossip, secrets, crushes, families, and truths. Everybody knew that you three were close as paint on a wall and where there was one, the other two weren’t far away. You were lucky to have those friends when you were young and if you’re lucky now, you’ve still got them around. As you’ll see in the new novel “The Supremes at Earl’s AllYou-Can-Eat” by Edward Kelsey Moore, those longtime friends may be life’s
best souvenir. If it was Sunday after church, then everybody in Leaning Tree knew where they’d find Odette, Clarice, and Barbara Jean: at Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat. They’d been gathering there for forty-odd years but food wasn’t all they got. The diner’s owner, Big Earl, had been like a father to just about everybody in town. He practically raised Odette’s husband, James, and he’d taken in Barbara Jean when her mother died. Big Earl was generous with advice and compliments and everybody loved him. But now he was dead. Odette learned it from her mother, who came visiting in the middle of the night, along with a welldressed white woman who seemed a little tipsy. Odette wasn’t surprised to see her Mama at that time of day. Ever since they’d buried Mama six years before, she’d been visiting Odette real often.
But Odette didn’t talk about that. No sense in worrying James, the love of her life for more than thirty years. No reason to make Clarice fret, since she had enough problems with a philandering husband. And since Barbara Jean carried loss heavy in her chest, there was no sense in stirring up bad memories. Yes, Big Earl was dead but life went on in Leaning Tree, Indiana. Life went on, Clarice kept turning a blind eye on her husband’s affairs; Little Earl kept the All-YouCan-Eat running; Barbara Jean drank herself stupid every day, like she had for years; and Odette passed the time with those who’d passed on. Until one day, Mama had something to say that Odette didn’t want to hear… Have you ever read a book that made you feel so at home that you never wanted it to end?
Yep, that’s what reading “The Supremes at Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat” is like: comfortable from the first page, delightful to the last. Author Edward Kelsey Moore made me laugh out loud in parts of this book with characters that are snide and sarcastic, strong yet delicate. Then he turned around and made me feel bad for what was coming. I loved his turns of phrase and his sense of humor, and I loved the fact that he made me forget that his characters weren’t fleshand-blood. Overall, I just plain loved this book. If you’ve ever had a friend (or two) that you knew better than you know yourself, then you need to share this book. “The Supremes at Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat” is great for one, but better for all. (Terri Schlichenmeyer is a book review columnist for the Daily Corinthian.)
‘Duck Dynasty’ stars greet fans BY STACEY PLAISANCE Associated Press
METAIRIE, La. — Phil Robertson, one of the shaggy-bearded stars of the hit reality TV series “Duck Dynasty,” used to get mistaken for a homeless man. He said he was even singled out once at an airport for a security search and wands went “places my woman hasn’t been in years.” These days, though, the patriarch of a family of duck hunters-turnedmillionaires is more likely to get stopped by strangers who want autographs or pictures. “When you look like this, there’s no hat and glasses that can cover it up,” Phil’s son Willie said, drawing laughs from his family of co-stars. “I’m certainly more recognizable. I can tell you that.” Last Saturday, more than 500 fans showed up at an autograph session with the family. The Robertsons cracked jokes about their celebrity status and signed books, T-shirts, shoes and even some hunting rifles for fans in their home state of Louisiana. The show, which airs on A&E, follows the family and its business, Duck Commander, which specializes in handmade duck calls and other bird hunting gear. But the Robertsons are easily distracted from their work and amuse the audience with their humorous adventures. The show premiered in 2012 and is in its third season, drawing about 8 million viewers a week.
The Robertsons would not talk about the status of a fourth season or reports they were holding out for more money. But if their popularity is any indication, they’ll be back. The Robertsons have fan merchandise such as bobble-head dolls, duckthemed license plates and Chia Pet planters in the shape of their faces with greenery that grows like their beards. At the autograph session, Phil, with his sons Willie and Jase, and his brother Silas “Uncle Si” Robertson, gathered outside a sporting goods store in the New Orleans suburb of Metairie. Kids in the crowd blew into duck calls while a group of women chanted “Si, Si, Si, Si!” “We’re getting more and more used to it as we go around, seeing people crowded up and wanting a picture or an autograph, and we think it’s neat,” said Willie Robertson. “We were hoping the show would have that kind of impact, and it has.” Hundreds of fans arrived too late and were kept behind red velvet ropes several yards away from the stars. Some came from as far away as Cow Bay in Nova Scotia, Canada. “Nova Scotians, they’re rednecks also,” said Dwayne Doucette, a Canadian who was with the group holding signs that read: “We love Duck Dynasty” and “Canada loves Duck Dynasty and Duck Commander.” Jase Robertson, whose
real name is Jason, said the duck calls are still handmade, one-by-one. To meet demand, the business has gone from a dozen employees before the show aired to about 75 in the past year. They make 14,000 duck calls a week, he said. Fans buy the duck calls even though many have no intention of hunting, he said. Casey Cambre and his 5-year-old daughter, Ava, waited more than eight hours to be the first in line to meet the family. “I’ve never done anything like this, ever, not even for a concert,” said Cambre. “A lot of people like the show because it’s funny. I like it because it’s a good, clean, wholesome family show.” Each of the show’s episodes ends with the family gathered around the dinner table in prayer. “We’re trying to infuse a little good into the American culture,” Phil Robertson said. “Love God, love your neighbor, hunt ducks. Raise your kids, make them behave, love them. I don’t see the down side to that.” Si Robertson, who is always with a tall cup of tea in hand, said he drinks about two gallons of unsweetened tea a day. As he sipped some during an interview, he said it was a misconception that he drinks sweet tea. That would rot his teeth, and besides, he said, he’s sweet enough as it is. “I’m so sweet I can’t get out in the rain. I’ll melt,” he said.
Ebert not just a critic, but part of Hollywood BY DAVID GERMAIN AP Movie Writer
LOS ANGELES — Roger Ebert could be tough on filmmakers, but unlike many critics, he earned their respect. So much so that they claimed him as one of their own when the Directors Guild of America made Ebert an honorary lifetime member at the group’s awards ceremony four years ago. What better testimony for a life’s work in a profession that typically draws sneers from filmmakers and fans alike? But then Ebert, who died Thursday at age 70, was not just any critic. He was THE critic. At the Chicago SunTimes since 1967 and through decades as a pioneering film reviewer on television, Ebert championed tiny gems that he scouted out at film
festivals and took Hollywood’s biggest names to task when they missed the mark. Ebert drew his own criticism that the thumbs-up, thumbs-down trademark of his TV shows over-simplified the way we look at films. Yet with his chubby frame and thick-rimmed glasses, he popularized the notion of the dweebish critic as arbiter of cultural taste, inspiring a generation of TV and online reviewers much as Woodward and Bernstein inspired a generation of investigative journalists. Just as inspirational was how Ebert continued the work he loved through repeated ailments. He lost parts of his jaw and the ability to speak after cancer surgeries in 2006, yet he came back to writing fulltime and eventually returned to television. And that famous thumb
barely scratched the surface of Ebert’s work as a critic, student and just plain lover of film. “Roger loved movies. They were his life. His reviews went far deeper than simply thumbs up or thumbs down,” said Steven Spielberg, one of the filmmakers who honored Ebert at the Directors Guild ceremony. “He wrote with passion through a real knowledge of film and film history, and in doing so, helped many movies find their audiences.” Ebert died at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, two days after announcing that he was undergoing treatment for a recurrence of cancer. Ebert’s criticism earned him a Pulitzer in 1975, and he wrote more than 20 books that included two volumes of essays on classic movies.
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Assistance Marine Corps meet The Corinth Marine Corps League meets the first Tuesday of every month at Marthaâ€™s Menu, downtown Corinth, at 6 p.m.
Marines helping Marines â€œThe Few and the Proud â€” Marines Helping Marinesâ€? â€” a United States Marine Corps League is a visitation program for senior inactive Marines. When a senior inactive Marine is housebound or in a nursing home or hospice, the Corinth detachment will visit fellow Marines â€” because once a Marine always a Marine. For more information, call 662-287-3233.
Volunteers needed Magnolia Regional Hospice is currently seeking individuals or groups to be trained as volunteers. Hospice is a program of caring for individuals who are terminally ill and choose to remain at home with family or a caregiver. Some of the ministry opportunities for volunteers are sitting with the patient in their homes to allow the caregiver a break, grocery shopping, reading to a patient, craft opportunities, bereavement/grief support and in-office work. For more information, contact Lila Wade, volunteer coordinator at 662-293-1405 or 1-800843-7553.
Program expanded The Northeast Mississippi Planning and Development District/ Elderly and Disabled Medicaid Waiver Program has expanded into Alcorn, Prentiss, Tippah and Tishomingo Counties. This home and community based program is
an alternative to nursing home placement and can offer services such as homemakers, expanded home health services, home delivered meals, adult day services, escorted transportation, inhome respite and case management. For more information, call 1-800-745-6961.
Genealogy society The Alcorn County Genealogical Society is now located at the southeast corner of the Alcorn County Courthouse basement in the old veteransâ€™ services office. It is open Tuesday-Friday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Support groups â– The Crossroads Group of Narcotics Anonymous meets Monday, Wednesday and Friday at noon, and at 7 p.m., seven days a week, at 506 Cruise Street in Corinth. All meetings are non-smoking. The Northeast Mississippi area of Narcotics Anonymous Hotline is 662-841-9998. â– A Narcotics Anonymous meeting is held on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at the Johnson-FordMitchrell Community Center, 707 Spring Street in Iuka. Call 662279-6435 for directions. â– The Corinth Downtown Group AA meets Sundays and Tuesdays at 8 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 501 N. Main Street, Corinth. For more information for all area AA groups, please call 662-2122235. â– An Alcoholics Anonymous meeting is held in Iuka at the old Chevy dealership building off old Hwy. 25 each Wednesday at 7 p.m. and Friday at 7:30 p.m. Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men
and women whose common welfare is to stay sober and help others achieve sobriety. The Iuka meeting is an open meeting, anyone who has a problem with alcohol or other substances is welcome to attend. For more information, call 662-660-3150. â– The Alzheimerâ€™s Caregiver Support Group in Corinth is partnered with the Alzheimerâ€™s Association Mississippi Chapter. Keri Roaten is the facilitator. The group meets every first Thursday of each month at the Corinth Public Library, from 6-7 p.m. The group discusses the hardships of those caring for people effected by the disease and offer several different resources as well. For more information, contact k_roaten@hotmail. com or 662-594-5526. â– The â€œGood Griefâ€? ministry of the HopewellIndian Springs United Methodist Charge is a collaborative effort of both churches and meets every Wednesday afternoon at 3 p.m. in the dining room of the Arbyâ€™s Restaurant, 706 Highway 72 East, Corinth. The ministry was established to support those who have experienced a devastating life event such as the death of a loved one, diagnosis of a terminal illness or condition, the loss of a spouse or parent through divorce, even the loss of a job or home. The ministry is non-denominational and open to all. There is no cost to attend and no obligation to continue. For more information, call Bro. Rick Wells, pastor of Hopewell and Indian Springs United Methodist Charge and facilitator at 662-5879602.
â– Al-Anon is a support group and fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics. The group meets at 7 p.m. on Mondays at 1st Baptist Church in Corinth. For more information, call 462-4404. â– Mended Hearts is a support group open to all heart patients, their families and others impacted by heart disease. Its purpose is to inspire hope in heart disease patients and their families through visits and sharing experiences of recovery and returning to an active life. Healthcare professionals join in the mission by providing their expertise and support. Mended Hearts meets the second Monday of every month at 10 a.m. at the Magnolia Community Service Complex in the Cardiac Rehab Conference Room, 1001 South Harper Road in Corinth. â– Finding Hope Ministries, a ministry of Fairview Community Church is offering a depression support group. The sessions will be held in the fellowship hall of Fairview Community Church, 125 CR 356, Iuka -- just off Hwy. 350. The support group meets from 10-11 a.m. Friday mornings and 6-7 p.m. Friday evenings. For more information, call Debra Smith at 662808-6997. â– A grief support group for anyone who has lost a loved one or may have a sick family member and needs someone who will understand what your going through is meeting at Real Life Church, (next to Fredâ€™s in Corinth), every Monday from 6-7 p.m. For one on one meetings, contact Sherry Scott at 662-415-7173. â– C.A.U.S.E. (Corinth, Autism, Understanding,
Support, Education) support group, â€œJust love them for who they are,â€? meets every first Monday of the month at 6 p.m. There is help for parents of a child with autism. Meet other parents, share experiences, ask questions, get advice, help others, vent or just read. For more information, call 662-415-1340. Corinth â€œCrossroadsâ€? Â Multiple Sclerosis Group invites anyone with multiple sclerosis to come meet with them on the third Wednesday of each month at 11:30 a.m. at the Mississippi State/Alcorn County Extension Office, 2200 Levee Road, located behind the Crossroads Arena. Contact Joy Forsyth at 662-462-7325 for more information.
â€˜Sharing Heartsâ€™ The Sharing Hearts adult care program offers Alzheimerâ€™s Day Care on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 501 Main Street, Corinth. It is a respite day program that provides individual group activities such as arts and crafts, exercise, music, games and therapy and lunch to patients diagnosed with Alzheimerâ€™s disease or dementia. The purpose of the program is to provide caregivers some free time from care while providing social interaction for the participants. For more information, call Tim Dixon at 662396-1454.
Restaurant. The Shiloh Battlefield & World War II Museum is the home of Honor Our Veterans Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to raising money for projects to benefit area veterans. The museum features items Larry DeBerry has amassed over a lifetime of collecting Shiloh-related artifacts, as well as artifacts from the Korean War, World War II, the Vietnam War â€” all the way up to the war in Afghanistan. The Shiloh Battlefield & World War II Museum is open Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. For more information call Larry DeBerry at 731-926-0360.
Thrift stores â– The Lighthouse Family Thrift Store is located in the Harper Square Mall at 1801 South Harper Road in Corinth. One hundred percent of the revenue goes back into the community in helping the Lighthouse Foundation. The store is open Tuesday through Saturday from 9:30 a.m.5:30 p.m. Those wanting to donate items to the Salvation Army, 1209 U.S. Hwy. 72 West, whether it be clothing or furniture can call 287-6979. The Salvation Army hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. MondaySaturday. The social service part of the agency is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Post 6 meets Shiloh museum A museum dedicated to the Battle of Shiloh and area veterans is open next to Shiloh National Military Park. It is located at the intersection of state Route 22 and Route 142 in Shiloh, across from Ed Shawâ€™s
Perry Johns Post No. 6, American Legion will hold its regular monthly meeting every second Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Legion Hall on South Tate St., Corinth, along with the Ladiesâ€™ Auxiliary and Sons of Legion Squadron No. 6.
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CARD OF THANKS Our hearts are filled with humbleness and gratitude for the many expressions of kindness shown us during the passing of our loved one. The beautiful flowers, plants, food, cards and multitude of prayers made our difficult days easier.
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*ADOPTION:* A Successful Couple, high school sweethearts, at-home mom hope to adopt 1st baby. Expenses paid. 1-800-352-4684. *Judith & Sean*
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1 SMALL Yorkie-Pom, 8 wks., CKC reg., S&W, parents on site. $275 cash. 662-665-1364.
AKC REG. Rottweiler puppies, 6 wks. old, 1 male, 1 female, S&W, $300 each. 662-643-3008 or 662-416-3763.
DACHSHOUNDS, BORN March 13, 2013, chocolate, 1 male, 4 females. ready to go 3/27. $325 each. 731-434-8890.
YORKIE POO, female, light tan, 12 wks. old, all S&W. $250. 662-287-8673 or 415-1994.
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BABY DUCKS, $5 ea; Duck hatching eggs, $5 doz; Grown ducks, $35 pr; Incubator repair. 462 -3976, 415-0146. INSULATED INCUBATOR, new, 4-drawers, holds 250 lg. eggs, great hatches, $495. 462-3976 or 415-0146.
HORSE QUALITY, Tiffton 44 hay, lg. sq. bales, $4.00. Fertilized & dry in barn. Corinth, 662-8080291
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Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 10:00 am 42 OAKLAND SCHOOL RD - CORINTH, MS 38834 IN CORINTH, MS. FROM HWY 72 EAST TURN BESIDE LAKEHILL MOTORS ONTO OAKLAND SCHOOL RD GO TO HOUSE #42. WATCH FOR SIGNS. American Auction Company is honored to have been chosen by the family of the late Mr. BIG BOB Sr. & Mrs. Alice McDaniel to offer at public auction the contents of their estate. YOU DONâ€™T WANT TO MISS THIS AUCTION!
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-MAPLE DINING TABLE W/2 LEAFS & 8 CHAIRS -MAPLE CHINA CABINET -5 PC. BEDROOM SUITE -3 PC. BEDROOM SUITE -50 CAL. MUZZLE LOADERS -REMINGTON 30/30 -3 PC BEDROOM SUITE -OLD METAL FOOTED DRUM TABLES -2 DRESSING CHAIRS -ANTIQUE DESK (BELONGED TO BIG BOBâ€™S FATHER) -SINGER SEWING MACHINE IN CABINET -END TABLES & COFFEE TABLE SET -SOFA -SOFA TABLE -RED CHILDâ€™S ROCKER -3 BAR CHAIRS -G.E. MICROWAVE -OLD WALL MOUNT TELEPHONE
REPLICA -HALL TREE -YARD TOOLS -6â€? SWIVEL VISE -SPRAYER -GOODWRENCH AIR COMPRESSOR -TROY BILT (HONDA ENGINE) PRESSURE WASHER -STIHL CHAINSAW -HOMEOLITE ELEC. CHAINSAW -CRAFTSMAN LEAF BLOWER -PLATFORM STEEL WHEEL SCALE -METAL DOOR SHOP CABINET -YARD SEEDER -CAR RAMPS -20â€™ EXT. LADDER -CAST IRON DUTCH OVEN W/LID -HOUSEWARES -SOFT GOODS THIS ONLY A PARTIAL LISTING MANY MORE ITEMS TOO NUMEROUS TO LIST.
TERMS: CASH OR GOOD CHECK W/VALID ID. 10% BUYERâ€™S PREMIUM WILL BE ADDED TO FINAL BID TO ADJUST THE FINAL SELLING PRICE. ALL ITEMS ARE BELIEVED TO BE TRUE AND CORRECT PER THE SELLER. AMERICAN AUCTION NOR ANY OF THE STAFF MAKES ANY GUARANTEES. AUCTIONEER RESERVES THE RIGHT TO GROUP OR REGROUP ITEMS AS HE DEEM FIT. ANNOUNCEMENTS MADE THE DAY OF THE AUCTION SUPERCEDES ANY AND ALL PRIOR PUBLICATIONS OR ANNOUNCEMENTS. BRING A LAWN CHAIR AND COME ON OUT FOR A FUN FILLED DAY.
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Mobile Homes 0675 for Rent
Mobile Homes 0741 for Sale
SOFA & CHAIR, 1950's- BOX OF shoes, assort- CAIN POLES, 7 cents per 2 BR, stove/refrig. furn., 2007 CAVALIER mobile 60's style, Gold in color, ment of sizes, kids/wo- foot, good for garden $250 mo., $100 dep. 287- home, 16x80, must be 3461 or 396-1678. $350/OBO, 662-396-1027 men, $3-$5. 396-1854. stick. 662-396-1326. moved. Near Booneville. Excellent Condition. WHITE JENNY Lind baby B R A N D N E W s m o k e r REVERSE YOUR D/W 3 BR, 2 BA, Central 618-457-4223. Sch. Dist. $350 dep., bed, comes with mat- grill, $50. 731-645-6069. AD FOR $1.00 $500 mo. 662-837-8575. tress & mobile, $100. 287 EXTRA COLLECTION OF 14 John -0968 after 3. SALE - SALE - SALE G r i s h a m h a r d b a c k Call 662-287-6147 REAL ESTATE FOR SALE Model Displays Must Go! WHITE JENNY Lind chan- books, great cond., $50 for details. New Spacious 4 BR, 2 ging table, has 3 shelves obo. 662-665-0209. BA homes starting at & small pad. $50. 287SEVERAL PIECES of glass, Homes for C O L L E C T I O N O F 2 7 5 $10-$15. 287-0121. $43,500 0968 after 3. 0710 Sale packaged Hot Wheels, Single Sections start at mostly muscle cars & S T U F F E D A N I M A L S , $29,500 Machinery & HOUSE FOR SALE 0545 Tools hot rods. $225. 662-665- $ 1 0 . 0 0 . 2 8 7 - 0 1 2 1 . Clayton Homes 8 CR 522, Corinth 0209. Hwy 72 West, Fantastic home for DIAL CALAPERS, good Corinth, MS growing family. 2 liv- 1/4 mile past Magnolia FREE ADVERTISING cond., $75. 287-4370. ing areas, breakfast Advertise one item valHospital STARETT DIAL indicator, ued at $500 or less for nook, formal dining complete set, $100. 287- free. Price must be in room, office or 5th 4370. bedroom, basement Manufactured ad & will run for 5 days with gaming area, large 0747 Homes for Sale in Daily Corinthian, 1 VICTOR CUTTING torch & WANT TO make certain laundry, situated on 2 day in Reporter & 1 day brazing tip, $100. 287your ad gets attention? acres with 5 additional 2 BR, 2 BA, 14x70. Home in Banner Independent. 4370. Ask about attention acres that can be pur- is ready to move into Ads may be up to apgetting graphics. chased as well! Large a n d f o r $ 1 2 , 9 0 0 t h e VICTOR CUTTING torch prox. 20 words includWEDDING CAKE STAIRS deck, shop, pond and home will be delivered w/gauges & tanks, good ing phone number. F O R A B O V E G R O U N D lots of room to roam! to your property. Home cond., $350. 662-287The ads must be for POOL. $250. EXCELLENT Priced reduced! By ap- has plenty of room & 4370. p o i n t m e n t , 6 6 2 - 2 8 4 - garden tub in master private party or per- COND. 662-396-1705 bath with separate 5379. sonal mdse. & does not Store/Office shower & double vanity. 0551 Equipment include pets, livestock WHAT-NOTS, $10-$15. HUD Call 662-397-9339. (chickens, ducks, cattle, 287-0121. PUBLISHER’S 7 - D R A W E R w o o d e n goats, fish, hogs, etc), desk. $90. 662-212-4450. garage sales, hay, fireREAL ESTATE FOR RENT All real NOTICE estate adver- 2000 16X80 Clayton 3 BR, wood, & automobiles. tised herein is subject 2 full BA's. Home comes OFFICE DESK w/corner to the Federal Fair with frig., stove, dishtable w/cabinet on top Unfurnished Housing Act which washer, C/H/A, power of desk, leather swivel, NO BUSINESS OR 0610 Apartments makes it illegal to ad- pole, front porch. Home $450 obo. 731-645-6069. COMMERCIAL MAGNOLIA APTS. 2 BR, vertise any preference, in good shape & must ADS ALLOWED! Wanted to stove, refrig., water. limitation, or discrimi- go. $19,500. Delivery & 0554 Rent/Buy/Trade nation based on race, set up included. Call 662 $365. 286-2256. Email ad to: color, religion, sex, -401-1093. NOW ACCEPTING applicI PAY top dollar for used freeads handicap, familial status ations for 1, 2 and 3 mobile homes. Call 662- @dailycorinthian.com or national origin, or inbedroom apartments 296-5923. or tention to make any classad@dailycorinthian. and townhouses. Im- such preferences, limi- C O M E O N n o w , g i v e M&M. CASH for junk cars them their own bedmediate occupancy to com tations or discrimina& trucks. We pick up. room. That's right! Let qualified applicants. tion. 662-415-5435 or Or mail ad to Free Ads, Rent based on income. State laws forbid dis- everyone have their 731-239-4114. P.O. Box 1800, Corinth, Call Savannah Apart- crimination in the sale, own bedroom. 16x80 4 38835, fax ad to 662- ments at (731) 925-4464. rental, or advertising of BR, 2 full BA's, lg. kitMisc. Items for MS chen with lots of cabin287-3525 or bring ad to 0563 Sale real estate based on ets, total electric, 2 full 1607 S. Harper Rd., Corfactors in addition to bath home needs a 2 LARGE PICTURES, very inth. those protected under good cleaning & a little nice, $10 each. 662-396federal law. We will not TLC. Delivered & set up *NO PHONE CALLS 1854. knowingly accept any Homes for for only $13,900. Call 662 PLEASE. INCLUDE NAME 0620 advertising for real es-296-5923. Rent 3 D I A M O N D e n g a g e - & ADDRESS FOR OUR REtate which is in violament/anniversary ring, CORDS. 3 BR, 2 BA, 3200 N. Polk. tion of the law. All per14K yellow gold, size 7. $600 mo. 662-287-4848. sons are hereby inOrig. $750, asking $225. INDIAN PICTURES, $10 CREDIT A little LOW? formed that all dwelleach. 662-286-9614. 3 BR, 2 BA, 64 CR 238, 662-212-0240. ings advertised are With a qualified income Ce nt ral Pla c e S ubd ., we CAN get you 3 PC. Male & female LARGE WOODEN display $650 mo., $500 dep. 662- available on an equal APPROVED opportunity basis. w e d d i n g s e t . 1 0 k t . case, $50. 662-665-0209. 415-6606. on a new home with a white gold. $350. 662score PORCELAIN DOLLS, $20 NEW 3 BR, 2 BA, Wauko415-7034. as low as 575 and only each. 286-9614. mis Lake Rd. $650 mo. 10% down! ALL SIZE clothes, $10$350 dep. 287-8935. RESPIRONICS OXYGEN AND that is with a fixed $15. 287-0121. WANT TO make certain Concentrator, $800 (EUC RENT TO OWN: 3 BR, 2 interest rate! BOX OF CLOTHES $1.00, insp. 2010); Zenith En- BA, Kossuth School Dis- your ad gets attention? Windham Homes Ask about attention children & women's. 396 ergy Star Dehumidifier, trict. $595 mo. 662-808Corinth, MS getting graphics. 8852. -1854. $100. 956-334-0937. 1-888-287-6996
0747 Homes for Sale NEW ENERGY Star Clayton Homes! My price WILL NOT be beat! Financing available with 575 credit score. 662-820 -9688. TAX RETURN SPECIAL: 2013 16x80 3 BR, 2 BA Vinyl siding/ shingled roof, thermal windows, 2"x6" walls glamour bath, black appliances, and much more. All for only $287.00 per month plus escrow. Windham Homes Corinth, MS 1-888-287-6996 WHOLESALE TO the public! 2004 28x64 3 BR, 2 full BA's, large living room, brick front fireplace, sliding glass door off living room. Home has dining room, large island in kitchen, master bath has large tub, separate shower stall, new carpet throughout. Delivered & set up for only $26,900. Call 662296-5923. WOW! $24,900 doublewide. This does include delivery & set up. 24x60, 3 BR, 2 full BA's. New carpet throughout. Ready to be moved into. Won't last long. Call 662-4011093.
2001 Mitsubishi Mirage Silver, cold air, 4-dr., 180k miles,
$2500 obo. 662-415-3098
1998 Lincoln Mark VIII Champagne color, 98,500 miles, dealer installs suspension upgrade, CD changer in trunk.
Imagine owning a likenew, water tested, never launched, powerhouse outboard motor with a High Five stainless prop, $
Call John Bond of Paul Seaton Boat Sales in Counce, TN for details.
731-689-4050 or 901-605-6571
‘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.,
ALUMA CRAFT 14’ BOAT, 40 H.P. JOHNSON, TROLLING MTR., GOOD COND., INCLUDES TRAILER,
$1200 OBO OR WILL TRADE. 731-6108901 OR EMAIL FOR PICS TO
1984 CORVETTE 383 Stroker, alum. high riser, alum. heads, headers, dual line holly, everything on car new or rebuilt w/new paint job (silver fleck paint).
$9777.77 Call Keith 662-415-0017.
2006 BUICK LACROSSE
120K Miles, V-6, Auto., Cd, Leather, Power Sunroof, Loaded.
‘65 FORD GALAXIE 500,
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,
2012 HYUNDAI ELANTRA 19,800 miles, garage kept w/all service records, 38 mpg, tinted windows & XM radio. Asking $17,500. 662-594-5830.
864 TRUCKS/VANS SUV’S
IN RE: IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF JOHN ANTHONY NUNLEY, DECEASED
2007 Ford F-150
2000 CHEVY MONTE CARLO,
extended cab, new tires, all power, towing pkg.
maroon, sunroof, approx. 160k miles.
1984 CHRYSLER LEBARON convertible, antique tag, 39,000 actual miles.
1987 Honda CRX, 40+ mpg, new paint, new leather seat covers, after market stereo, $3250 obo.
1985 1/2 TON SILVERADO
305 ENG., AUTO., PS, PB, AC, NEEDS PAINT, READY TO RESTORE, DRIVEN DAILY. REDUCED
287-1213 AFTER 4 P.M.
HOME SERVICE DIRECTORY
MORRIS CRUM MINI-STORAGE 286-3826.
HANDYMAN'S Home care, anything. 662-643CAUSE NO. 2012-0077- 6892. 02
You have been made a 864 864 Defendant in the suit filed in TRUCKS/VANS TRUCKS/VANS this Court by Susan Barnett, SUV’SAdministratrix ofSUV’S the Estate
2007 GMC 3500 2 WD, 175k miles, 6-spd., auto., $18,000; 2013 PJ 40’ Gooseneck trailer.
2004 MERCURY MONTEREYYou are summoned to ap-
pear and defend against said fully loaded, Prem Pkg. complaint or petition at 9:00 Minivan, customized w/electric scooter, lift/ a.m. on the 14th o'clock hoist, auto. doors, locks, day of May, 2013, at the windows,Courthouse in Booneville, A/C, clean w/newPrentiss tires., County, Mississippi, 80,578 mi.and in case of your failure to appear and defend, a judgCall or textment will be entered against you for the money or other 956-334-0937 things demanded in the complaint or petition.
Needs paint & body work $4000. 504-952-1230
You are not required to file an answer or other pleading, but you may do so if you desire.
1991 Ford Econoline Van, 48,000 miles, good cond., one owner, serious interest. $6500 287-5206. REDUCED
2006 GMC YUKON Exc. cond. inside & out, 106k miles, 3rd row seat, garage kept, front & rear A/C,tow pkg., loaded
Issued under my hand and 1999 CHEV. the seal of said Court, this Wrangler April,Jeep 2013. TAHOE4th day of2008 Sahara
Bobby Marolt power windows, 4 W.D., leather V-6,Mr.auto., County hardAlcorn top, Sirius radio w/ seats, cold air, Chancery Clerk nav cd,Court dvd, very clean & P.O. Box46k 69 mi. well maintained. hitch on back.Corinth, MS 38835-0069
PROFESSIONAL SERVICE DIRECTORY
stick, camouflage, 186,200 miles (mostly interstate driving), runs good. $3000 obo.
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,
662-396-1705 By: Karen Burns, D.C. Clerk orDeputy 284-8209
816 816 RECREATIONAL RECREATIONAL VEHICLES VEHICLES
2006 Wildcat 30 ft. 5th wheel
camper, 2 slides, fiberglass ext., awning, holding tanks, full sofa sleeper, refrig., micro., glass shower, recliner, sleeps 6,
Cruisemaster Motorhome by Georgieboy, 1997 GM 454 ci chassie, 37’ with slider, 45,000 miles with white Oak interior. $19,500. $14,999 662-808-7777 or 662-415-9020
Excaliber made by Georgi Boy
1985 30’ long motor home, new tires, Price negotiable.
832 MOTORCYCLES/ ATV’S REDUCED
2000 Custom Harley Davidson Mtr. & Trans., New Tires, Must See
$10,500 $9,500 $12,000
662-415-8623 or 287-8894
Attorney for Petitioner: Gregory D. Keenum Attorney at Law 219 West College Street Booneville, MS 38829 Phone: (6620) 728-1140
2002 Chevrolet 2000 Ford 3t 4/7, 4/14, 4/21/13 Z-71,4-dr., F-35014194 super duty, diesel, 4W.D., Am.Fm 7.3 ltr., exc. drive cass./CD, pewter train, 215k miles, in color, $6200. exc. mechanically 662-643-5908 or w/body defects. 662-643-5020 $7800. 662-664-3538.
1996 FORD F150 4X4
Home Improvement & Repair
BUTLER, DOUG: Foundation, floor leveling, bricks cracking, rotten wood, basements, shower floor. Over 35 yrs. exp. Free est. You have been made a 7 3 1 - 2 3 9 - 8 9 4 5 or Defendant in the suit filed in 662-284-6146. this Court by Susan Barnett, Administratrix of the Estate H A N D Y - M A N R e p a i r of John Anthony Nunley, Peti- Spec. Lic. & Bonded, tioner, seeking adjudication of plumbing, electrical, the heirs of John Anthony floors, woodrot, carpentry, sheetrock. Nunley. Res./com. Remodeling You are summoned to ap- & repairs. 662-286-5978. pear and defend against said Lawn/Landscape/ complaint or petition at 9:00 o'clock a.m. on the 14th Tree Svc day of May, 2013, at the Courthouse in Booneville, Prentiss County, Mississippi, and in case of your failure to appear and defend, a judgment will be entered against you for the money or other G R E E N A C R E S L A W N things demanded in the com- SERVICE. High quality work without the high plaint or petition. prices. Satisfaction You are not required to guaranteed! Free Est. file an answer or other plead- 662-287-3632 or 662-664 ing, but you may do so if you 9030, David Green. desire. HOOK & LADDER lawn Issued under my hand and c a r e . M o w i n g , t r i m the seal of said Court, this ming, Cleanup, Free Est, 662-643-7317, 603-2676 4th day of April, 2013.
of John Anthony Nunley, Petitioner, seeking adjudication of the heirs of John Anthony Nunley.
$4000 obo. 662-415-6650
2000 MERCURY Optimax, 225 H.P.
TO: ANY AND ALL HEIRS AND UNKNOWN HEIRS OF JOHN ANTHONY NUNLEY, DECEASED
THE STATE Advertise your CAR, TRUCK, SUV, OF BOAT, TRACTOR, MOTORCYCLE, RV & ATV MISSISSIPPI here for $39.95 UNTIL SOLD! Ad AND should TO: ANY ALL include photo, description and price. HEIRS AND PLEASE NO DEALERS & NON-TRANSFERABLE! NO REFUNDS. UNKNOWN HEIRS OF JOHN ANTHONY NUNLEY, Call 287-6147 to place your ad. Single item only. Payment in advance. DECEASED
2009 HYUNDAI ACCENT
2006 Chrysler 300 LX, V-6, 4-dr., 72k miles. $10,000 obo. 662-594-1441.
CAUSE NO. 2012-007702 BIG D'S Hauling, LLC. Owner, Dale Brock. 648 CR 600, Walnut, MS SUMMONS BY 38683. If you need it PUBLICATION hauled, give us a call! 1901-734-7660. THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI
SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION
864 470 868 868 868 TRUCKS/VANS FARM/LAWN/ AUTOMOBILES AUTOMOBILES AUTOMOBILES SUV’S GARDEN EQUIP.
4-dr., 41,000 miles, dark blue ext. & gray int., 4 cyl. auto., CD/ XM radio, 36 mpg. payoff is
Mr. Bobby Marolt Services Alcorn County Chancery Court Clerk D I V O R C E W I T H o r TRANSPORTATION P.O. Box 69 without children $125. Corinth, MS 38835-0069 Includes name change and property settleBy: Karen Burns, D.C. ment agreement. SAVE FINANCIAL Deputy Clerk h u n d r e d s . F a s t a n d easy. Call 1-888-733Attorney for Petitioner: 7165. 24/7. Gregory D. Keenum LEGALS Attorney at Law Storage, Indoor/ 219 West College Street Outdoor Booneville, MS 38829 AMERICAN Phone: (6620) 728-1140 0955 Legals MINI STORAGE 2058 S. Tate IN THE CHANCERY 3t 4/7, 4/14, 4/21/13 Across from COURT OF ALCORN 14194 World Color COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI
GUARANTEED Auto Sales
ESTATE OF JOHN ANTHONY NUNLEY, DECEASED
2005 Ram “Lone Star” Edition 1500 P/U, 4-dr., all power,
1 other SUV for $6,700.
Call 731-239-9226 Today.
816 RECREATIONAL VEHICLES
2012 STARCRAFT CAMPER Fiberglass 18’ bunk house, gray & black water tanks, cable ready w/TV. Will consider trade for small tractor w/mower
2005 AIRSTREAM LAND YACHT
30 ft., with slide out & built-in TV antenna, 2 TV’s, 7400 miles.
’04 HONDA SHADOW 750
‘05 GMC 1500 HD LT Crew Cab
1500 Goldwing Honda
91,000 miles, 6.0 liter, all leather, power everything, no rips, stains or tears. BOSE system, ON Star avail., premium tow pkg w/KW roll over hitch & dig. brake sys. Possible trade.
78,000 original miles, new tires.