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Daily Corinthian Vol. 116, No. 194
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County works to prevent future landfill fires BY JEBB JOHNSTON firstname.lastname@example.org
After a recent debris fire at the landfill, Alcorn County is hauling in dirt to cover the affected area and help prevent future fires. The fire happened June 19 in an area of accumulated wood and brush debris. Several members of the Board of Supervisors traveled to Jackson Thursday to meet with officials at the Mississippi Depart-
ment of Environmental Quality about the fire. “Most any time there is a fire, they will want to talk to you about what caused it,” said Board President Lowell Hinton. In this case, the cause of the fire was not determined. Hinton said DEQ wants county officials to respond with a plan of action in response to the fire. He said they have already been working on preven-
tion by bringing in additional dirt to cover the area. Several fire departments responded. Hinton said it was more smoke than blaze as it went underneath the bulk of the debris pile. The Corinth Fire Department found heavy smoke and some fire when it arrived at the landfill about 1:15 p.m. The fire was on the north side of the tall debris pile, and Fire Chief Rob Price said it was a challenging
situation. “The fire had tunneled underneath into the pile, and you couldn’t get water to it,” he said. “It was just tunneling under there everywhere.” Buddy Ayers Construction provided an excavator to help dig deep into the debris, and the Farmington, Glen, Wenasoga and Jacinto fire departments assisted. The Corinth Fire Department spent about five hours at the scene.
The fire posed no immediate danger to structures, but heavy smoke moved into the neighborhood. More than 30,000 gallons of water was used in the initial call. “We were using all of the water they could give us,” said Price. The fire department returned to the scene a couple of times in the following days as the debris continued to smolder.
House fire devastates family
Pup, pup and away: Unique organization provides lift to new home for shelter dog BY BRANT SAPPINGTON email@example.com
As the small plane rose from the runway at the Corinth-Alcorn County Airport into Saturday’s morning’s clear blue skies, its furry four-legged passenger began a journey toward a new and better life thanks to a volunteer pilot and the dedicated staff and volunteers at the Corinth-Alcorn Animals Shelter. Mr. Billings, an 18-monthold American Eskimo dog, gave a friendly woof and a wag of his tail as he was loaded aboard the plane by volunteer pilot Jeff Spencer from Pilots N Paws for the first leg of his journey to a new foster home in Ohio. “It’s a great day,” said Charlotte Doehner, president of the board of directors of the Corinth-Alcorn Animal Shelter as she and the shelter’s Director of Media, Adoption and Rescue Phyllis Driver watched the plane disappear into the bright blue sky. Mr. Billings’s trip was arranged through Pilots N Paws, a national non-profit organization that connects volunteer pilots willing to donate their ser-
BY JEFF YORK Special to the Daily Corinthian
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Pilots N Paws volunteer pilot Jeff Spencer holds American Eskimo dog Mr. Billings as he visits with Corinth-Alcorn Animal Shelter Board President Charlotte Doehner (center) and animal shelter board member and director of media, adoption and rescue Phyllis Driver before transporting Mr. Billings on the first leg of his journey to a new home in Ohio. vices with animal shelters and rescue organizations across the country who need to transport an animal long distances for adoption.
Doehner said the friendly, furry, white dog had been with the shelter for several months and generated a lot of interest but they hadn’t been able
Golf tournament benefits students BY STEVE BEAVERS
Ministry uses dogs to share gospel BY STEVE BEAVERS firstname.lastname@example.org
The Owen B. Whitehurst Memorial Scholarship Tournament has been an ace for students in Corinth and Alcorn County. The four-person scramble is taking its best shot for the 12th time on Aug. 25 at Shiloh Ridge Athletic Club. Proceeds from the 12th Annual Owen B. Whitehurst Memorial Scholarship Tournament will be used to fund a scholarship program to further the education of 2013 high school graduates in Alcorn County. “Over the years we have awarded approximately $30,000 to graduating seniors in Corinth and Alcorn County,” said tournament founder Mike Whitehurst. “We have been real fortunate to have people that want to play in the tournament.” Whitehurst started the tournament to honor his father — Owen B. Whitehurst — with the first scrambles held at Hillandale Country Club before moving to
to locate a home for him until the Midwest director of Eskie Rescues saw his posting on
MICHIE, Tenn. — A devastating fire has left one Michie family without their home and a semi-tractor that was used to make their living. The situation is made worse because the man just had brain surgery and the woman is unable to work because of a high-risk pregnancy. McKinley and Veronica Rowsey lost their home on Tulu Lane, off Hwy. 22 near Michie in the fire Tuesday morning. They lost everything in the fire, including McKinley’s Frontliner semi parked next to their house. They were in Memphis for McKinley’s evaluation after his surgery when faulty electrical wiring caused the fire. Rowsey has been driving a truck for 17 years. He said that he would be gone sometimes 2-to-3 weeks when he was on the road. “I want to thank all the churches and everyone that has
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Garrett Whitehurst works on his swing for the 12th Annual Owen B. Whitehurst Memorial Scholarship Tournament, which will be held Aug. 25 at Shiloh Ridge Athletic Club. Shiloh Ridge. “We try to make the tournament as fun as we can while still trying to be competitive,” said Whitehurst. “It takes a lot of ef-
fort and work, but we have some great sponsors who have stayed with us.” Please see TOURNAMENT | 3A
Index Stocks...... 7A Classified......5B Comics Inside Wisdom......3B
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Dogs have been known to accomplish some amazing feats. None more astonishing than man's best friend spreading the Gospel. Kingdom Dog Ministries is scheduled to let the area in on its unusual way of sharing Jesus Christ on Saturday, Aug. 25 at First Baptist Church. The men's ministry of the church is sponsoring the family event. “This is something we have been working on for about a year,” said men's ministry chairman Sammy Allred. “Kingdom Dog Ministries has a unique way of sharing the gospel.” Kingdom Dog Ministries, a non-profit organization, is dedicated to teaching obedience and spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ through the use of Labrador retrievers. KDM, founded by Hank Hough, is scheduled to appear in the
Hank Hough is dedicated to teaching obedience and spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ through the use of Labrador retrievers. church's fellowship hall at 6 p.m. Tickets are $5 — $15 max per family — with a meal being served. Seating is limited to 250 for the event. Hough and his wife, Jayne, live in Spring, Texas. He and his dogs travel across the country appearing at churches, schools and other events. Please see DOGS | 3A
On this day in history 150 years ago Col. John Hunt Morgan seizes Gallatin, Tenn., and 124 Union troops without firing a shot. He destroys a critical railroad tunnel, which will hold up any Federal plans to move toward Chattanooga for the next three months.
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FIRE been praying for us,â€? said Rowsey. â€œIâ€™ve had to swallow some pride because I was raised to never ask for any help.â€? He has been off work after undergoing surgery to remove a brain tumor on July 23 at Baptist Memorial Hospital - East in Memphis. McKinley, who has served in the Marines, canâ€™t get health insurance because he had (ALL) leukemia when he was 3. Doctors told his parents at the time the radiation and chemo could cause a brain tumor. He and Veronica got married last year on June 28, his birthday. He was an active Marine for four years and stayed in the Marine Reserves for three more years. Rowsey is proud of the fact he is the only person
with a childhood cancer who has been admitted to military service. The only good news for the family lately is the tumor was benign and the surgeons told Rowsey they removed 95 percent of the tumor. Veronica is due to have the coupleâ€™s first child, a son, on Nov. 26. Ironically, that date is McKinleyâ€™s mother Mavine Rowseyâ€™s birthday. â€œIâ€™m very proud that she has handled the stress of the fire very well,â€? said her husband. If you would like to help the family, call Tracy Qualls at 731-239-9494 or McKinleyâ€™s father Joe at 731-2498250. They can use clothes or household items. McKinleyâ€™s sizes are 42x30 pants, XX shirt and size eight shoes. Veronica wears size 10-12 pants, medium shirt and size eight shoes, plus could use maternity clothes.
ownership in other parts of the country, particularly the Northeast and California, there is a great demand for the â€œaverage family dogâ€? that the local shelter often has a hard time finding a home for here. These mixed-breed dogs are prized in these areas and rescue groups in those regions are always looking to bring these types of dogs in from other parts of the country to connect them with good homes in these areas. These rescue groups require the shelters they work with meet strict requirements for animal care and Doehner said the local shelter has worked hard to meet those standards. â€œItâ€™s taken a year to feel good enough,â€? she said. Earlier this year the
group received a national award from the United States Humane Society that allowed them to travel to the national expo in Las Vegas where they were able to meet with other shelter operators and rescue groups and help build relationships and learn how to connect better with groups to save these animals. Driver and Doehner said itâ€™s always rewarding to see an animal leave knowing its going a good home where it will be loved and taken care of. To learn more about the Corinth Alcorn Animal Shelter, visit them at www.alcornpets.com, call them at 662-284-5800 or visit them at 3825 Proper Street Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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Corinth-Alcorn Animal Shelter Board President Charlotte Doehner adjusts Mr. Billingsâ€™ collar before pilot Jeff Spencer loads him aboard his small plane.
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the shelterâ€™s Facebook page and contacted them about bringing him to a foster home they had arranged. They were then able to connect with Pilots N Paws and arrange to have him flown to his new home. For Spencer, a Huntsville, Ala., resident who works for NASA and has been an avid private pilot for many years, working with Pilots N Paws combines his two great loves â€” aviation and animals. In the two years since he made his first flight for the group filling in for a fellow pilot who had to cancel at the last minute, heâ€™s made 28 trips for the group and transported 81 animals across the country.
â€œThis is a combination of my hobbies, and saving animals like Mr. Billings here is special,â€? he said. Spencer said heâ€™s also been blessed to meet a lot of special people in his travels for the group. â€œIâ€™ve gotten to meet some of the most special, dedicated people around the rescues and the dedicated volunteers who give of themselves to save animals,â€? he said. Pilots N Paws was established in 2008 in Florida when animal-lover Debi Boles and Pilot Jon Wherenberg arranged a flight from Florida to South Carolina to save a rescued Doberman. From that first flight they developed the vision of Pilots N Paws, establishing a website at www.pilotsnpaws. org where pilots willing to
volunteer their time to fly rescued animals can connect with the shelters and rescue groups who need those services. Today the organization has 2,466 registered volunteer pilots across the country offering their time and skills to help save these animals. Doehner said they are extremely grateful for Spencer and Pilots N Paws and while Mr. Billingâ€™s method of transportation is unique, the interaction between the local shelter and other rescue groups and the transfer of animals to other parts of the country is not. When the shelter announced earlier this year its goal of becoming a nokill shelter where no animals are euthanized due to space constraints, they
knew they would have to find places to send the animals that couldnâ€™t be adopted here. Doehner said theyâ€™ve worked hard to improve the shelter and establish themselves as a quality organization that provides healthy animals that are ready for adoption. That effort combined with aggressive networking and Driverâ€™s hard work in establishing the shelterâ€™s website and Facebook pages has helped build relationships with animal rescue groups across the country. So far more than 60 animals from Alcorn County have been transferred to rescue groups around the country where homes were already waiting. Doehner said due to numerous regulations regarding breeders and dog
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Deaths Larry Joe Dyson
Funeral services for Larry Joe Dyson, 74, of Corinth are set for 2 p.m. today at Magnolia Funeral Home Chapel of Memories with Bro. Malcolm Garrett officiating. Burial will be in Vanderford Cemetery. M r . Dyson d i e d Thursd a y , Aug. 9, 2012, at his home. He was a reDyson tired diesel mechanic who worked for N and N Diesel Service with 30 years of service. He was preceded in death by his wife, Delores Dyson; three sons, Larry D. Dyson, Robert J. Dyson and Darrell Ray Dyson; one granddaughter, Cassie Jones; one great-grandson; his parents, Robert V. and Ila V. Kitchens Dyson; and one
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brother, Robert H. Dyson. Survivors include one son, Michael E. Dyson of Corinth; three daughters, Debra Comte and husband, Patrick, of Smyrna, Tenn., Carolyn Phillips and husband Billy Joe of Corinth and Patricia Jones and husband, Steven, of Olive Branch; a half-brother, Jessie E. Dyson and wife, Donna, of Winfield, La.; two half-sisters, Betty Ruth Massey and husband, Troy, of Center, Texas and Joyce Ann McElroy and husband, John, of Winfield, La.; 15 grandchildren, Dana Wirth, Michael Comte, Stacey Shewbart, Jacqueline Holloway, Caleb Jones, Jacob Jones, Skylor Dyson, Trey Brown, Stephanie Dyson, Shanna Dyson, Tonya Wilson, Twana Bowden, Joey Dyson, Tabitha White and Tracy Rowe; and 15 greatgrandchildren. Visitation will continue today from 11 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.
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IUKA — Funeral services for James O. Puckett, 84, of Iuka are set for 2 p.m. today at Cutshall Funeral Home in Iuka with the Rev. Ronnie Goodwin officiating. Burial will be in Harmony Cemetery with military honors and Masonic rites. Mr. Puckett died Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, at his residence. He was retired from the U.S. Marine Corps where he served for 20 years. He also served for one year in the U.S. Army. He fought in the Korean War and served two tours of duty in Vietnam. Following retirement from the military, Mr. Puckett taught metal trades at Northeast Mississippi Junior College and later at Holly Springs High School. He was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by a son, James O. Puckett Jr.; an infant daughter; his parents, Claude and Edna Deaton Puckett; and two brothers, Hubert and Howard Puckett. Survivors include his wife, Patsy Puckett of Iuka; one son, James H. Puckett and his wife, Gena, of Mooreville; one stepdaughter, Leslie Brewer of Iuka; one brother, Hershel Lee Puckett and his wife, Aline, of Dayton, Ohio; one sister, Dorothy Vaughn of Huntsville, Ala.; four grandchildren, James M. Puckett, Patrick Hopkins, Alexis Speicher and Harley Barrett; and one great-grandchild. Visitation will continue today until service time at the funeral home.
country is aimed at determining how the institutions are using computers and information technology across their entire operations and highlighting those hospitals and healthcare systems that are making the best use of technology resources. Magnolia Regional Health Center CEO Rick Napper said the hospital has put technology improvements at the forefront of their planning and operations. “Magnolia Regional Health Center has taken a proactive approach to accomplishing the enormous task of electronic medical record imple-
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Magnolia Regional Health Center has been recognized as a national leader in the use of information technology in the health care field. The hospital was recently included among the top 25 Most Wired Small and Rural Hospitals in the country in a survey conducted by Hospitals and Health Networks magazine, a publication of the American Hospital Association. MRHC is the only hospital in the state of Mississippi included on this year’s list. The annual survey of hospitals across the
mentation. Focusing on Information Technology as a strategic pillar and closely following a long term plan or roadmap to Meaningful Use has allowed MRHC to support our medical staff and employees with state of the art information systems. Being named as a “2012 Most Wired” in the small & rural hospital category is a great honor and this award is tribute to the hard work and accomplishments that MRHC has achieved in the electronic world of healthcare. MRHC is being noticed and acknowledge as a healthcare facility that
focuses on expanding & adopting Information Technology that protects patient data and optimizes patient flow & communications follows our Mission to provide the highest standard of care… One Patient at a Time,” said Napper. The survey looks at a variety of criteria to gauge how hospitals are using technology and help hospital administrators learn from others around the country about what’s being done well and how they can improve what they do. The entire survey and accompanying article can be viewed at www. hhnmag.com.
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The four-person scramble is open to everyone and is set for a 9 a.m. shotgun start. Eighteen holes of golf, with cart included, comes with a package of tourney T-shirt, tote bag, Subway lunch, pre-drawn door prizes and awards ceremony. Deadline to enter is Aug. 15 and cost is $60 per player. Those who register by the deadline receive a moisture wicking shirt while others who register after the deadline are slated to receive a cotton shirt. “There will be a really cool design on the shirts this year,” added the tournament founder. Flights and prizes will be determined by the number of entries, according to Whitehurst. “We try not to leave anyone out,” he said. A longest drive and closest to the pin contest will be held during the event. Something new this year will be a sports trivia contest on a selected hole. A team will get a chance to answer a question with teams who answer correctly eligible for a drawing of a dozen Pro V golf balls.
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The Owen B. Whitehurst Memorial Scholarship Tournament has been a boost to the further education of students. Students who might benefit from the tournament in the future are Curtis Dillinger (from left), Cooper Frazier, Finn Crozier, Kaylee Barton, Brylee Barton, Anna Kayte Webb, Hayes Crozier along with Whitehurst’s grandson, Garrett Whitehurst. Sponsorships are also available. Platinum sponsors are $500 and include a team entry into the tournament along with an advertising sign on a hole, name on the back of T-shirt and name on tote
bag. Gold sponsors are $300 with sponsorship earning a team entry to the tourney and name on tote bag. Silver sponsors are $100 and include advertising on a hole.
To enter or for more information about the memorial tournament contact Mike or Tracy Whitehurst 662-4155514, Winners Circle 662-287-7678 or fax 662-287-7679.
The desire of KDM is that individuals will both learn the power of obedience and gain a desire for a life of submission to Jesus Christ. For more information about Hough, who will
also be speaking during the Sunday morning service at 10:45 a.m., or the event call the church at 662-2862208. Tickets can also be purchased by calling the church located at 501 Main Street in Corinth.
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His concept began in 2003 and involves the sharing of simple truths that come from the word of God. Using dogs as a visual illustration, KDM
blends humor with simple and timeless biblical truths to show the power of obedience in the life of the believer. “It is difficult to explain in words what makes Kingdom Dog so powerful,”
said Hough on his website kingdom dog.com. “Put simply it is a man and his dog teaching the power of obedience.” Obedience flows out of love for God and leads to greater intimacy with
him. Jesus told his disciples that obedience to him was the clearest demonstration of their love for him. If ye love me, keep my commandments -- John 14:15.
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Letter to the editor Infrastructure investment remains crucial, essential To the editor, Today’s economic realities coupled with the changing workforce demographics stresses the importance of strong political and business partnerships. These partnerships cross local, state and federal boundaries and the Future Fare program will seek assistance from all entities involved. The Northeast Mississippi Business Incubation System (NEMBIS) is proud to support the Mayor and Board of Aldermen in a strategic partnership with their Future Fare program. In order to achieve economic health and prosperity for both our city and county, current and long range needs must be identified and Future Fare is an avenue through which those objectives can be achieved. Investments in a region’s infrastructure is crucial and absolutely essential for future growth, whether it be economical, educational or social. To become a progressive and competitive city, as our sister cities within a 50-mile radius have become, will of course come at a cost. All valuable assets are worth significant investments of both human and financial resources. The ability to spread those investment costs over a longer period of time minimizes the expense of the growth to be realized. NEMBIS applauds the strategic planning efforts of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen in their Future Fare program and look forward to the successful launching of this futuristic project. Ray McClellan NEMBIS Executive Director
Future Fare remains vote for the future To the editor, I am proud of our city and wonderful heritage we enjoy as Corinthians. We have an opportunity to make a statement about the future of our community in just a few days. When the option was presented back in the ’90s to vote to fund a new school, our citizens responded with the affirmation that we stand for progress. We are now given the option to vote for a positive plan to make our city a better place or a negative vote to watch further deterioration of the infrastructure of Corinth. None of us enjoy paying taxes, but we enjoy the benefits that those taxes provide. The mayor and alderman have given us a clear and concise plan of how this new money will be used. We should rally behind the efforts of these visionary men and vote yes for Future Fare. John Dodd Corinth
Prayer for today Open our eyes, O Lord, to see you in new life as it comes. Amen
So which one is Robin Hood? The presidential campaign made a stop this week in Sherwood Forest, as President Obama has declared his opponent, Mitt Romney, “Romney Hood,” a play on the Robin Hood legend. The president is contending that Romney wants to take money from working Americans through taxation and give it to people like Donald Trump. Of course, that’s the opposite of what the British brigand Robin did. He stole from the rich and gave the loot to the poor. Far be it from me to accuse the president of doing that, but others have. Robin Hood’s persona began taking shape in 14thcentury English ballads in which the woodsman clashed with the corrupt Sheriff of Nottingham. Over the years, the songs became more elaborate, and characters like Maid Marian and Friar Tuck came into being.
A verse to share “Be still, and know that I am God.” —Psalm 46:10
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Then, in the 20th century, dashing actors such as Douglas Fairbanks and Errol Flynn Bill immortalized O’Reilly Robin. There was even The O’Reilly a TV show Factor starring a guy named Richard Greene who, appropriately, wore green tights. By the way, no one knows whether Robin Hood ever actually existed, but we are pretty sure Romney and Obama do. The president is basing his Romney Hood label on analysis by the Tax Policy Center, a liberal-leaning think tank. It says that Romney’s proposed tax plan would raise income taxes on the middle class by $2,000 on average, and that Trump and his cronies would get that money in the
form of tax cuts for them. The Wall Street Journal editorial page, a conservative crew, analyzed the TPC’s take and put forth: “It’s a highly ideological tract based upon false assumptions, incomplete data and dishonest analysis. In other words, it is custom made for the Obama campaign.” More ale, Friar Tuck? But really, who cares? Certainly not Obama. His entire campaign is now based on convincing voters that Romney is, indeed, the Sheriff of Nottingham, Henry the VIII and Louis the XIV all rolled into one. So don’t be surprised to see the president sporting green tights and a hat with a feather when he campaigns in San Francisco where outfits like that are readily available. As a 1 percenter, I would feel mighty bad if my mailman were forced to subsidize my lifestyle. It just
doesn’t seem right. I’ve been lucky in my career and have done well. I really don’t want some guy working at Taco Bell contributing to my electric bill. So if Romney is really considering taking money from the folks and giving it to Warren Buffett, I hope he will reconsider. This is not the way America should work. In this country, we are supposed to work hard and render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s. That rendering is now becoming quite extensive and complicated. With all the campaign rhetoric and spin, it’s not easy to know for sure who’s really Robin. (Daily Corinthian columnist and veteran TV news anchor Bill O’Reilly is host of the Fox News show “The O’Reilly Factor” and author of the book “Pinheads and Patriots: Where You Stand in the Age of Obama.”)
Memorial honors ‘University Greys’ STARKVILLE — One of my fondest memories of the time I spent with writer Willie Morris in the early 1980s was a day spent walking the Vicksburg National Military Park with Willie and his aging black lab, Pete, and later to Raymond to the graves of his ancestors there. For all his enlightenment on matters of race and Mississippi’s bewildering history, Willie had a boy’s fascination with the history of the Civil War and he cherished the friendship he shared with esteemed Ole Miss historian David G. Sansing. Sansing, an accomplished writer in his own right, captivated Morris with the poignant story of Company A of the 11th Mississippi Infantry Regiment in the Confederate Army, the vaunted “University Greys.” The “University Greys” were Ole Miss students who withdrew from college to fight for the South in the Civil War. While the “Greys” fought with the Army of Northern Virginia in many notable and important Civil War battles — First Manassas, Second Manassas, Gaines’ Mill, Sharpsburg, Gettysburg, the Wilderness,
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Talley’s Mill, Spotsylvania Courthouse, Bethesda Church, Petersburg and Hatcher’s Sid Salter Run – it was Columnist during Pickett’s Charge on Cemetery Ridge at Gettysburg that the “Greys” became legendary figures. In that bloody assault, the “Greys” suffered 100 percent casualties with every man either killed or wounded. In those days, Willie’s son, David, was about the same age as the Ole Miss students who marched off to war never to return. That reality was not lost on Willie when he talked about the “Greys” and reflected on their fate. During the recent Neshoba County Fair, I had the pleasure of visiting briefly with Ole Miss Chancellor Dan Jones and with Sansing. Both will take part in a “Mississippi Day at Antietam” ceremony at the Antietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg, Maryland on Sunday, Aug. 19. On that day, the 11th Mis-
sissippi Infantry Regiment Memorial will be dedicated. More than a decade ago, the Mississippi Memorial Association placed a monument at the Gettysburg National Military Park in honor of the regiment. As the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Antietam approaches, the 11th Mississippi Association will dedicate a marker to the regiment on private property within the Antietam National Battlefield park boundary. The dedication of the 11th Mississippi marker will be held on Cornfield Avenue at Antietam National Battlefield at 4 p.m. on Aug. 19. The Mississippi Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Commission will join in the ceremony. Antietam was the single bloodiest day of battle in American history. On Sept. 17, 1862, the battle saw 23,000 soldiers killed, wounded or missing after twelve hours of fighting. Joining the “Greys” in comprising the 11th Mississippi Infantry Regiment were: Company B, Coahoma Invincibles, Friars Point; Company C, Prairie Rifles, Okolona; Com-
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pany D, Neshoba Rifles, Philadelphia; Company E, Prairie Guards, Crawfordsville; Company F, Noxubee Rifles, Macon; Company G, Lamar Rifles, Oxford; Company H, Chickasaw Guards, Houston; Company I, Van Dorn Reserves, Aberdeen; and Company K, Carroll County Rifles, Carrollton. Sansing will chair the proceedings. Chancellor Jones will deliver official greetings from Ole Miss. Many of the Mississippi Memorial Association members who will honor these Confederate soldiers are also leading figures in the effort for racial reconciliation in this state and have fought for civil rights. Some — like Mississippi State University Archivist and historian Mike Ballard — have no connection at all to Ole Miss. Ballard works daily with the U.S. Grant Presidential Library collection at MSU. But the story of the 11th Mississippi Infantry deserves to be remembered. (Daily Corinthian columnist Sid Salter is a syndicated columnist. Contact him at 601-507-8004 or firstname.lastname@example.org.)
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Trial date set in Vicksburg shooting VICKSBURG — A man accused of a shooting inside Vicksburg Convention Center while fighting with his cousin’s accused killer and another man will stand trial in November. The Vicksburg Post reports Everett Defrance, 22, of Vicksburg waived his right to arraignment after indictment by a Warren County grand jury for aggravated assault and malicious mischief. Circuit Court Judge M. James Chaney set trial for Nov. 26. Defrance is accused of firing a .38-caliber pistol inside the conven-
tion center early Easter morning after a private party. About 450 people attended the event, and about 150 were in the convention center when the bullet ricocheted off a door and lodged in the ceiling, convention center director Troy Thorn said.
in the case says Wash induced another man to illegally purchase guns for him from the Rock House Trading Post in Meridian in May 2009 and again in November 2009. Wash also is charged with two counts of being a felon in possession of a gun.
Gun trial delayed for plea negotiations River museum grand opening Aug. 24 JACKSON — A federal judge has postponed a trial on weapons violations until Oct. 1 so the suspect in the case can continue plea negotiations with prosecutors. Joe Wash’s trial had been scheduled to begin Aug. 6, but federal prosecutors asked for the delay. The indictment
VICKSBURG — A grand opening ceremony for the Lower Mississippi River Museum and Riverfront Interpretive Site in Vicksburg is scheduled for Aug. 24. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Vicksburg District and the Vicksburg Convention and
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Possible tornado destroys animal shelter TYLERTOWN — A possible tornado destroyed
one building, moved another six feet off of its foundation and killed at least one dog at the St. Francis Animal Sanctuary in Tylertown. “We think it may have been a tornado,” said Roland Vandenweghe, Walthall County’s Emergency Manager. The Enterprise-Journal reported the National Weather Service in Slidell, La., said it would send someone to the area later Thursday to determine if the damage done was by a twister. The storm also brought down trees and power lines in Summit, knocking out electricity to the police station and town hall. No other significant damage was reported in the area.
One of the shelter’s 350 dogs died when strong winds blew a kennel wall onto the building and another dog was critically injured. Two other animals had minor injuries. Neither of the shelter’s two employees was hurt, said KiKi Byrd, a sanctuary spokeswoman. A veterinary technician who was on her way to the shelter said she saw a possible tornado touch down, and said it spun her car around. The winds were so strong that a 2-by4 board was driven through the metal roof of one building, Vandenweghe said. “They had quite a few trees that had fallen on kennels,” he said.
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Crew paints yellow line over dead raccoon Associated Press
JOHNSTOWN, Pa. — The “squirrelly” configuration of a western Pennsylvania road helped cause a state road crew to paint a double-yellow line over a dead raccoon. Motorcyclist Sean
McAfee snapped a photo of the mistake before it could be cleaned up and submitted it to the Tribune-Democrat of Johnstown. He says he almost crashed, he was laughing so hard.
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Romney picks Ryan as vice presidential cloice ting-draped backdrop, a symbol of the nation's military strength as well as an obvious reference to Ryan's home state. First Romney, then Ryan, a generation younger than his patron, jogged down the ship's gangplank to the cheers of hundreds and the stirring soundtrack from the movie “Air Force One.” As his family came on stage, Ryan knelt to embrace his daughter and two sons before kissing his wife. While word of Ryan's selection leaked late Friday night and was posted by the campaign to its phone app before the speeches, Obama's campaign withheld its reaction until the Republicans had spoken. “The architect of the radical Republican House budget, Ryan, like Romney, proposed an additional $250,000 tax cut for millionaires, and deep cuts in education from Head Start to college aid,” Jim Messina, the president's campaign manager, said in a written statement. “His plan would also end Medicare as we know it by turning it into a voucher system, shifting thousands of dollars in health care costs to seniors,” he said. Ryan's selection — as well as Romney's own nomination — will be ratified by delegates to the Republican National Convention that begins on Aug. 27 in Tampa, Fla. Obama and Vice President Joseph Biden will be nominated for a second term at the Democratic convention the following week. One campaign official said Romney settled on Ryan on Aug. 1, more than a week ago, and in-
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NORFOLK, Va. — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney introduced Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin as his vice presidential running mate on Saturday, turning to the architect of a deeply conservative and intensely controversial long-term budget plan to remake Medicare and cut trillions in federal spending. In the campaign to come, Republicans will present economic solutions “that are bold, specific and achievable,” Romney said as he presented his political partner. “We offer our commitment to create 12 million new jobs and bring better take home pay to middle class families.” The two men basked in the cheers of supporters in their made-for-television debut on a ticket hoping to make President Barack Obama's first term his last. “I did not make a mistake with this guy,” Romney exulted. “I am deeply excited and honored to join you as your running mate,” Ryan said in his first words at the podium.” He said that together, Republicans would eliminate the country's “debt, doubt and despair.” He said that “Regrettably, President Obama has become part of the problem, and Mitt Romney is the solution” to an economy that has yet to make a strong recovery from the worst recession in decades. The ticket made its debut at a naval museum in Norfolk, Va., the initial stop of a bus tour through four battleground states in as many days. The USS Wisconsin, berthed at the museum, was their bun-
formed Beth Myers, the longtime aide who had shepherded the secretive process that led to the selection. The official spoke on condition of anonymity to provide details. It was not known when Romney informed Ryan he wanted him on the ticket. In making his pick, Romney bypassed other potential running mates, including Ohio Sen. Rob Portman, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty and Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell. Officials said he had called all four to notify them of his decision. There was one unscripted moment, when Romney mistakenly introduced Ryan as the next president. He returned to the podium to say, “Every now and then I'm known to make a mistake. I didn't make a mistake with this guy. But I can tell you this, he is going to be the next vice president of the United States.” At 42, Ryan is a more than two decades younger than the 65-year-old Romney. His conservative credentials are highly regarded by fellow Republican House members, while numerous polls during the primaries of winter and spring found that Romney's credentials were suspect among the party's core supporters. A seven-term congressman, Ryan is chairman of the House Budget Committee, and primary author of conservative tax and spending blueprints that the tea party-infused Republican majority approved over vociferous Democratic opposition in 2011 and again in 2012.
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ST. LOUIS â€” A deepening drought in the nation's farm states has cut further into this fall's harvest, with farmers now expected to pull from their fields the lowest corn yield in more than a decade. But American farmers are still expected to produce their eighth-largest harvest ever, and while there's sure to be a rise in prices at the grocery stores, there's little risk of a failed harvest that would lead to shortages on the shelves. The U.S. Agriculture Department predicted the nation's biggest harvest ever in the spring, when farmers planted 96.4 million acres of corn â€” the most since 1937. But it cut its estimate a month ago and again Friday, saying it now expects the nation to produce 10.8 billion bushels, the least since 2006. If that estimate holds, the federal government says it will be enough to meet the world's needs and ensure there are no shortages. But experts say food prices will almost
certainly climb as corn is a widely used ingredient found in everything from cosmetics to cereal, colas and candy bars. The drought stretching across the U.S. from Ohio west to California is deepest in the middle of the country, and major farm states like Iowa and Illinois are seeing conditions get worse each week. Farmers credit advances in seed technology that have produced hardier, more drought-tolerant corn for any harvest at all. â€œI have to be honest with you, I'm totally stunned we have corn with green stalks and leaves after going through weeks of 105-degree temperature,â€? said Garry Niemeyer, the National Corn Growers Associated president who has 1,200 acres of corn and 800 acres of soybeans near Auburn, Ill. â€œOur corn yield normally would be about 190 bushels per acre. This year, if I get 110, I'd be thrilled to death.â€? The USDA's latest estimate predicts corn farmers will average 123.4 bushels per acre, down 24 bushels from last year in what would be the lowest average yield in 17 years.
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next year. Whitacre predicted an eventual 4 to 6 percent increase in the cost of pork and beef. â€œYou're going to see the ripple of this go out for quite a distance,â€? he said. The effect on packaged goods and other products is harder to predict because the price of corn may be only a small part of the total cost. For example, even with today's high corn prices, a 12-ounce box of cornflakes would have only about 8 cents worth of corn, said Paul Bertels, vice president of production and utilization at the National Corn Growers Association. That's a very small portion of the $4 or so consumers might pay for that box of cereal. Dennis Conley, an agricultural economist in University of Nebraska's Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, said he expected to see nominally higher prices in U.S. supermarkets, although when â€œis the million-dollar question.â€? He thought it might be a month or two before products using corn as an ingredient cost more. Corn prices have already been going up with steady reports of worsening drought and crop damage, jumping from just under $6 a bushel in late June to over $8 a bushel in early August.
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.
But the yield would still be as good as nearly a decade ago, when the average was about 129 bushels in a year without drought. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack trumpeted the resilience of U.S. farmers and ranchers on Friday, saying he didn't expect immediate increases in food prices and was optimistic the U.S. would continue meeting global demand for grain. The U.S. is the world's top exporter of corn, soybeans and wheat. â€œAmericans shouldn't see immediate increases in food prices due to the drought,â€? Vilsack said during a trip to droughtstricken Nebraska. â€œWhat is important going forward is that we continue to do all we can to help the farmers, ranchers, small businesses and communities being impacted by this drought.â€? But experts have already been predicting increases in food prices. Rick Whitacre, a professor of agricultural economics at Illinois State University, said he believes the greatest impact will be in meat and poultry prices, given that many ranchers have sold off livestock as pastures dry up and feed costs rise. The selloff will result in lower prices through December with a glut of meat on the market â€” but higher costs beginning
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Local Schedule Monday, Aug. 13 Softball New Albany @ Corinth, 5 Central @ Tishomingo Co., 5:30 Blue Mountain @ Biggersville
Tuesday, Aug. 14 Softball Booneville @ Corinth, 5 Tupelo @ Tishomingo Co., 5:30 Biggersville @ Kossuth, 6:30 Volleyball Corinth @ Tishomingo Co.
Thursday, Aug. 16 Softball Saltillo @ Kossuth, 6:30 Volleyball Ripley @ Tishomingo Co.
Sunday, August 12, 2012
Lady Aggies split games BY DONICA PHIFER email@example.com
The Lady Aggies split two games in the opening weekend of softball season. The Aggies dominated in the first game of the Kossuth Classic, scoring seven runs in the first two innings against Tishomingo County. The Braves would only score once for a final of 14-1. Alcorn Central falls to 0-2 following the tournament, while the Corinth Warriors will finish 2-0 after a 10 -1 run of Belmont and a 10-5 game against the Golden Bears.
The Tupelo Golden Wave were the big winners, holding Belmont to a scoreless game and defeating Kossuth by 10 runs in the closing game. Tishomingo County pulled off a win in their second game against Alcorn Central with a score of 8-5. Kossuth will begin full season play on Tuesday, August 14 against Biggerville. The first pitch is set for 6:30 p.m. on the Lady Aggies Softball Field.
County 1 son 2d, (AC) Haley Barnes Corinth 10, Alcorn Central 5 HR, Amber Meredith 2d HR. Tishomingo County 8, AlRecords: Corinth 2-0, Alcorn Central 5 corn Central 0-2 Tupelo 6, Belmont 0 Corinth 10, Belmont 1 Corinth vs Belmont Tupelo 11, Kossuth 2 Corinth 0 0 3 7 10 Belmont 1 0 0 0 1 BOX SCORES: WP: Elizabeth Williams Corinth vs Alcorn Central (2-0), LP: Brittany Clingon Corinth 7 0 0 0 3 10 (0-2), Multiple Hits: (C) Alcorn Central 4 0 1 0 0 5 Jamia Kirk 2, Hallie Kramer WP: Elizabeth Williams 2, Annakayte Webb 2, Base (1-0), LP: Callie Buntin (1-1), Hits: (C) Stennett Smith 2, Multiple Hits: (C) Jamia Portia Patterson 2, (B) Harlee Kirk 2, (AC) Kayla Massen- Lynch 2 SCORES: gale 2, Amber Meredith 2, Records: Corinth 2-0, Kossuth 14, Tishomingo Base Hits: (C) Portia Patter- Belmont 0-2
Friday, Aug. 17 Football Biggersville @ Central, 7:30 Baldwyn @ Kossuth, 7:30 Walnut @ Booneville, 7:30 Byhalia @ Tishomingo Co., 7:30 McNairy @ St. Benedict, 7:30 Softball Tishomingo Co. @ Saltillo, 5:30 Alcorn Central @ Biggersville,6
Shorts Bowling Leagues Plaza Lanes has announced its schedule for the 2012-2013 season. Adult leagues for men and women will bowl on Monday and Thursday night All night leagues will at 6:30 p.m. The Church league will bowl on Tuesday nights and will consist of 4-person teams and each person must be a member of that church. Thursday morning league is open to ladies only and starts at 9 a.m. The youth league will bowl on Saturday mornings at 10:30. Any person interested in entering a team or desiring to join a team should call Plaza Lanes at 286-8105.
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Lady Aggie Outfielders take a break during a pitching change at the closing game of the Kossuth Classic Tournament.
Bolt leads 4x100 relay to world record at Olympics
ACHS Basketball Boosters BY JAY COHEN The ACHS Boys Basketball Booster Club will meet on Aug. 16 at 6 p.m. in the commons area between the high school and middle school gyms.
Baseball Tryouts ■ The West Tennessee Wildcats, a 7U travel baseball team, will be holding tryouts for the 2013 season. If interested call Chad at 731-646-0426. ■ The Jackson Athletics, a 13U majors travel team, will be holding tryouts for the fall and 2013 season. If interested call Jason at 901-4876875.
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LONDON — Five things to know about Saturday, Day 15 of the London Olympics: ■ Repeat performance: Bolt closes out world-record relay for Jamaica. ■ Drive for five: Mighty US women win fifth straight Olympic basketball gold. ■ Boudia wins diving title as United States closes in on medals table win. ■ Mexico upsets Brazil to win men’s soccer gold. ■ The End: Coach K says gold-medal game will be final one as U.S. coach. ■■■
A few spots are available on the Corinth KIX soccer team, a club that travels to tournaments in Northeast Mississippi and Southern Tennessee. Age limit is 10-13, depending on birthday. Minimal cost required. For more information on a tryout call Brian (415-3215) and leave a message.
Chig Biggers Nite Golf Tournament The Kwanis Club will be holding a golf tournament at Shiloh Ridge Golf Course on August 21. The tournament is a 4-person scramble and limited to 20 teams. Registration is $200 per team. Tee time will be 6:30 p.m. For more information on the tournament call Jimmy Caldwell (8085462) or Chuck Counce (415-4655).
Adult Fall Softball League The Corinth/Alcorn County Parks and Recreation Department will be holding team registration for the Adult Fall Softball Leagues beginning August 13. Leagues include Women’s Open, Men’s Open, and Seniors (50+ and 55+). League play will begin September 4. Registration for teams inside Alcorn County is $300, while teams outside the county are $350. Registration will run until August 24.
Soccer Registration HRAY soccer registration is now under way. A parent information meeting will be held at the Community Center in Middleton, Tenn., on Aug. 13 at 6:30 p.m. For more information, contact Robert Browder at 731-212-0578. Chig Biggers Nite Golf Tournament The Kwanis Club will be holding a golf tournament at Shiloh Ridge Golf Course on August 21. The tournament is a 4-person scramble and limited to 20 teams. Registration is $200 per team. Tee time will be 6:30 p.m. For more inPlease see SHORTS | 9A
Usain Bolt and Ryan Bailey got the baton at almost exactly the same time Saturday night, then sped down the stretch for the final leg of the 4x100-meter relay. When Bolt reached his top gear, it was over. The World’s Fastest Man powered Jamaica to a worldrecord time of 36.84 seconds, making him 3 for 3 for the second straight Olympics. He also won the 100 meters and 200 in London and Beijing. Bolt picked up another victory long after the recordbreaking relay was over. After grudgingly handing the baton to an official right after he crossed the finish line, he got it back about 40 minutes later. He responded with a bow of thanks and kissed his new memento. Bailey and the United States got the silver in 37.04, matching the old record that Bolt helped set at last year’s world championships. Trinidad and Tobago took the bronze in 38.12 after Canada, which was third across the line, was disqualified for running outside its lane. Before Bolt and Co. took over the track, Mo Farah sent a charge through the capacity crowd at Olympic Stadium when he won the 5,000 meters to complete an Olympic long-distance double for Britain. Farah surged ahead late and held on to win in 13:41.66. He still had the energy to do a few playful sit-ups on the track before he grabbed a British flag for the real celebration. Allyson Felix won her third gold medal as the Americans rolled to an easy victory in the women’s 4x400 relay, and Russia capped a big day with
wins by Mariya Savinova in the women’s 800 meters and Anna Chicherova in the women’s high jump — giving the traditional Olympic power six golds on the penultimate day of the games. Another traditional power delivered when the U.S. women’s basketball team routed France 86-50 for its fifth straight Olympic gold medal. Candace Parker scored 21 points, including eight straight during the gamechanging run in the second quarter that put the U.S. in control. “It’s not easy to just be put together and be expected to win a gold medal,” guard Diana Taurasi said. “It’s a special feeling.” Team USA is poised to win the medals race for the fifth consecutive Summer Games, and David Boudia increased the winning total with the country’s first gold in diving since 2000. Boudia scored 568.65 points in the six-dive final for men’s 10-meter platform, edging Qiu Bo of China by 1.8 points. Tom Daley of Britain settled for the bronze. Mexico earned its first Olympic gold medal in men’s soccer and left Brazil wondering if it will ever be able to add the title to its long list of triumphs. Oribe Peralta scored 29 seconds into the final at Wembley Stadium and added another goal in the second half, leading Mexico to the 2-1 upset. Hulk scored for Brazil in injury time, but Oscar missed a header in the final seconds to waste the last chance for a comeback in front of 86,162 fans. “Mexico will be celebrating on the streets,” coach Luis Fernando Tena said. “It is a great honor for a coach to see his players singing the national anthem with gold medals around their necks. It’s a very important moment for Mexican football. It’s a great moment for us.” The U.S. men’s basketball team will play Spain for the Olympic title on Sunday, and Mike Krzyzewski told The Associated Press it will be his final game as the national coach. When asked if he was sure, Krzyzewski didn’t hesitate before again saying, “yes,” this
will be his last game. With a win, Krzyzewski would join Henry Iba (1964, 1968) as the only U.S. coach to lead the Americans to gold medals in consecutive Olympics. The rest of the Olympic action Saturday:
Jaqueline Carvalho had 18 points and Brazil beat the United States in four sets to stop the Americans from winning their first Olympic gold medal in women’s volleyball. Brazil became the third team to repeat as gold medalist. The Soviet Union won in 1968 and 1972, while Cuba won three straight starting with the 1992 Barcelona Games. American star Destinee Hooker was held to 14 points. Castro and Claudino celebrated the victory by leaping into the official’s chair, and Brazil’s coaches rushed to pile on the other players. Later, the Brazilians danced into the medal ceremony.
Tamara Echegoyen, Angela Pumariega and Sofia Toro of Spain won the Olympic gold medal in women’s match racing, thanks in part to a boathandling error by Australia that swept its skipper into the water. With the best-of-five match tied at one, the boats were sailing nearly side-by-side downwind in the third race in big waves on Weymouth Bay when the Australian crew lost control and its boat rolled on its side. Skipper Olivia Price was swept out of the back of the boat and her crew had to pick her up before continuing. Spain won that race by 1 minute, 1 second, but the 20-year-old Price and her crew won the fourth race to force a deciding match. In another mistake, Price was assessed a penalty in Race 5 for a right-of-way violation and Spain sailed ahead to win the gold, leaving the Aussies with the silver.
Bantamweight Luke Campbell won Britain’s first Olympic boxing gold medal in his division since 1908, dramatically knocking down rival John Joe Nevin of Ireland midway through the third round of a 14-11 victory. China’s Zou Shiming, light welterweight Roniel Iglesias, middleweight Ryota Murata and Ukrainian heavyweight Oleksandr Usyk also won their divisions. Shiming defended his light flyweight gold medal from Beijing with a 13-10 victory over Thailand’s Kaeo Pongprayoon, who angrily protested the result. Iglesias beat Ukraine’s Denys Berinchyk 22-15 for Cuba’s first boxing gold in London after failing to win gold in Beijing. Murata narrowly won the second boxing gold in Japan’s Olympic history, beating Brazil’s Esquiva Falcao 14-13 on the strength of a two-point holding penalty against Falcao in the final round. Usyk capped the night with a 14-11 gold-medal victory over Clemente Russo of Italy, celebrating with a nimble Cossack dance in the center of
Britain’s Ed McKeever won the men’s 200-meter kayak sprint in its Olympic debut, living up to his billing as “Usain Bolt on Water.” McKeever powered his way to victory in 36.246 seconds in front of British Prime Minister David Cameron and his family. Spain’s Saul Craviotto Rivero was second and Canada’s Mark de Jonge beat France’s Maxim Beaumont to bronze by three-hundreths of a second. Ukraine’s Yuri Cheban (men’s singles 200-meter canoe sprint) and New Zealand’s Lisa Carrington (women’s singles 200-meter kayak sprint) also won gold. Yury Postrigay and Alexander Dyachenko of Russia took the men’s 200 kayak sprint.
Cycling/ Mountain Bike Julie Bresset picked up the victory at her first Olympics, rolling through the English countryside and waving the French flag as she finished. Bresset dominated the picturesque course at Hadleigh Please see BOLT | 9A
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formation on the tournament call Jimmy Caldwell (808-5462) or Chuck Counce (415-4655). Adult Fall Softball League The Corinth/Alcorn County Parks and Recreation Department will be holding team registration for the Adult Fall Softball Leagues beginning August 13. Leagues include Women’s Open, Men’s Open, and Seniors (50+ and 55+). League play will begin September 4. Registration for teams inside Alcorn County is $300, while teams outside the county are $350. Registration will run until August 24.
Baseball Record Book The 2012 Mississippi Baseball Record Book, which includes public schools and fouryear state colleges, is out and can be purchased for $10. The book can be ordered by mailing payment to: Mississippi Baseball Record Book, Diamonds By Smillie, 3159 Kendrick Road Corinth, MS 38334.
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Farm. She took advantage of a mistake by defending gold medalist Sabine Spitz of Germany to build a massive lead, then rolled through the last of six laps all alone. The 23-year-old Bresset started blowing kisses to cheering fans on the final straight. Spitz wound up with the silver medal, and Georgia Gould of the United States claimed bronze. It was only the second Olympic medal in mountain biking for the Americans, who are credited with developing the sport in the 1970s. Susan DeMattei captured bronze at the 1996 Atlanta Games.
Gymnastics/Rhythmic Evgeniya Kanaeva became the first rhythmic gymnast to win two Olympic all-around titles, defending her gold medal from Beijing. Russia has captured the last four Olympic individual titles. It also has a chance for another four-peat in Sunday’s group event, too. Kanaeva posted the highest score in three of the four events and finished with 116.90 points. That was more than two points ahead of teammate Daria Dmitrieva. Liubou Charkashnya of Belarus won the bronze medal.
Wrestling/Freestyle Artur Taymazov of Uzbekistan won his third straight Olympic wrestling gold in the men’s 120-kilogram division, beating Georgia’s Davit Modzmanashvili in the final. Taymazov joins Alexander Medved of the former Soviet Union and Russian great Alexander Karelin as the only male wrestlers to win gold medals in three straight games. Azerbaijan won two titles, with Sharif Sharifov grabbing the gold in men’s 84-kg freestyle and Toghrul Asgarov taking the men’s 60-kg freestyle. American Coleman Scott won a bronze medal in the 60-kg competition.
East Division W L Pct GB 67 46 .593 — 61 52 .540 6 60 52 .536 6½ 56 58 .491 11½ 53 60 .469 14 Central Division W L Pct GB Chicago 61 50 .550 — Detroit 61 52 .540 1 Cleveland 52 61 .460 10 Minnesota 49 63 .438 12½ Kansas City 48 64 .429 13½ West Division W L Pct GB Texas 65 46 .586 — Oakland 60 52 .536 5½ Los Angeles 60 53 .531 6 Seattle 51 63 .447 15½ Friday’s Games Boston 3, Cleveland 2 Baltimore 7, Kansas City 1 N.Y. Yankees 10, Toronto 4 Detroit 6, Texas 2 Chicago White Sox 4, Oakland 3 Tampa Bay 12, Minnesota 6 L.A. Angels 6, Seattle 5 Saturday’s Games N.Y. Yankees 5, Toronto 2 Boston at Cleveland, (n) Kansas City at Baltimore, (n) Oakland at Chicago White Sox, (n) Tampa Bay at Minnesota, (n) Detroit at Texas, (n) Seattle at L.A. Angels, (n) Sunday’s Games Boston (Lester 5-10) at Cleveland (Kluber 0-0), 12:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (P.Hughes 11-9) at Toronto (Happ 0-1), 12:07 p.m. Kansas City (B.Chen 8-9) at Baltimore (Tom.Hunter 4-7), 12:35 p.m. Oakland (B.Colon 9-8) at Chicago White Sox (Sale 13-3), 1:10 p.m. Tampa Bay (Shields 10-7) at Minnesota (Diamond 10-5), 1:10 p.m. Detroit (Porcello 9-6) at Texas (Darvish 11-8), 2:05 p.m. Seattle (Vargas 12-8) at L.A. Angels (Weaver 15-1), 2:35 p.m. Monday’s Games Texas at N.Y. Yankees, 6:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox at Toronto, 6:07 New York Baltimore Tampa Bay Boston Toronto
p.m. Detroit at Minnesota, 7:10 p.m. Cleveland at L.A. Angels, 9:05 p.m. Tampa Bay at Seattle, 9:10 p.m.
National League East Division W L Pct GB Washington 70 43 .619 — Atlanta 65 47 .580 4½ New York 54 59 .478 16 Philadelphia 51 61 .455 18½ Miami 51 62 .451 19 Central Division W L Pct GB Cincinnati 67 46 .593 — Pittsburgh 63 49 .563 3½ St. Louis 61 52 .540 6 Milwaukee 51 60 .459 15 Chicago 44 67 .396 22 Houston 37 77 .325 30½ West Division W L Pct GB Los Angeles 61 52 .540 — San Francisco 61 52 .540 — Arizona 57 56 .504 4 San Diego 50 64 .439 11½ Colorado 41 69 .373 18½ Friday’s Games Cincinnati 10, Chicago Cubs 8 San Diego 9, Pittsburgh 8 Philadelphia 3, St. Louis 1 Atlanta 4, N.Y. Mets 0 L.A. Dodgers 5, Miami 2 Houston 4, Milwaukee 3 Washington 9, Arizona 1 Colorado 3, San Francisco 0 Saturday’s Games Cincinnati at Chicago Cubs (n) Colorado at San Francisco (n) Milwaukee at Houston (n) San Diego at Pittsburgh (n) St. Louis at Philadelphia (n) Atlanta at N.Y. Mets (n) L.A. Dodgers at Miami (n) Washington at Arizona (n) Sunday’s Games L.A. Dodgers (Capuano 10-8) at Miami (LeBlanc 1-1), 12:10 p.m. San Diego (Ohlendorf 4-2) at Pittsburgh (Bedard 6-12), 12:35 p.m. St. Louis (Lynn 13-5) at Philadelphia (Worley 6-7), 12:35 p.m. Milwaukee (Gallardo 10-8) at Houston (Lyles 2-8), 1:05 p.m. Cincinnati (Cueto 14-6) at Chicago Cubs (Raley 0-1), 1:20 p.m.
Colorado (White 2-6) at San Francisco (Zito 9-8), 3:05 p.m. Washington (Detwiler 6-4) at Arizona (Corbin 3-4), 3:10 p.m. Atlanta (Sheets 4-1) at N.Y. Mets (Niese 8-6), 7:05 p.m. Monday’s Games L.A. Dodgers at Pittsburgh, 6:05 p.m. Philadelphia at Miami, 6:10 p.m. San Diego at Atlanta, 6:10 p.m. Houston at Chicago Cubs, 7:05 p.m. Milwaukee at Colorado, 7:40 p.m. Washington at San Francisco, 9:15 p.m.
Pro Football Preseason schedule Sunday’s Game New Orleans 17, Arizona 10 Thursday, Aug. 9 Washington 7, Buffalo 6 Philadelphia 24, Pittsburgh 23 Baltimore 31, Atlanta 17 New England 7, New Orleans 6 San Diego 21, Green Bay 13 Denver 31, Chicago 3 Friday, Aug. 10 Tampa Bay 20, Miami 7 Cincinnati 17, N.Y. Jets 6 Jacksonville 32, N.Y. Giants 31 Cleveland 19, Detroit 17 Kansas City 27, Arizona 17 San Francisco 17, Minnesota 6 Saturday, Aug. 11 Houston at Carolina, (n) Tennessee at Seattle, (n) Sunday, Aug. 12 St. Louis at Indianapolis, 12:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13 Dallas at Oakland, 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16 Cleveland at Green Bay, 7 p.m. Cincinnati at Atlanta, 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17 Tennessee at Tampa Bay, 6:30 p.m. Buffalo at Minnesota, 7 p.m. Jacksonville at New Orleans, 7 p.m. Detroit at Baltimore, 7 p.m. Miami at Carolina, 7 p.m. Oakland at Arizona, 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18 N.Y. Giants at N.Y. Jets, 6 p.m. San Francisco at Houston, 7 p.m. Kansas City at St. Louis, 7 p.m.
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Washington at Chicago, 7 p.m. Dallas at San Diego, 8 p.m. Seattle at Denver, 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19 Indianapolis at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20 Philadelphia at New England, 7 p.m
Golf PGA Championship Scores Saturday at Kiawah Island Golf Resort (Ocean Course), Kiawah Island, S.C. Purse: TBA ($8 million in 2011). Yardage: 7,676; Par: 72 (36-36) Third Round Vijay Singh 71-69—140 -4 Tiger Woods 69-71—140 -4 Carl Pettersson 66-74—140 -4 Ian Poulter 70-71—141 -3 Jamie Donaldson 69-73—142 -2 Rory McIlroy 67-75—142 -2 Aaron Baddeley 68-75—143 -1 Adam Scott 68-75—143 -1 Blake Adams 71-72—143 -1 Trevor Immelman 71-72—143 -1 Graeme McDowell 68-76—144 E Phil Mickelson 73-71—144 E Peter Hanson 69-75—144 E Tim Clark 71-73—144 E Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano6 7 - 7 8 — 145 +1 Francesco Molinari 70-75—145+1 Zach Johnson 72-73—145+1 Marcel Siem 72-73—145+1 Pat Perez 69-76—145+1 Martin Laird 71-74—145+1 Ben Curtis 69-76—145+1 John Daly 68-77—145+1 Keegan Bradley 68-77—145+1 Scott Piercy 68-78—146+2 Miguel Angel Jimenez 69-77—146+2 Fredrik Jacobson 71-75—146+2 K.T. Kim 69-77—146+2 K.J. Choi 69-77—146+2 Padraig Harrington 70-76—146+2 Bo Van Pelt 73-73—146+2 Marc Leishman 74-72—146+2 Greg Chalmers 70-76—146+2 Gary Woodland 67-79—146+2 Ryo Ishikawa 69-77—146+2 Geoff Ogilvy 68-78—146+2 Alex Noren 67-80—147+3 Charl Schwartzel 70-77—147+3
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Arkansas’ Davis remains held out from full contact BY KURT VOIGT Associated Press
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.— Arkansas coach John L. Smith said Saturday there is a plan in place for when running back Knile Davis will take part in the full-contact portion of fall practices. Smith also said he’s not quite ready for the rest of the world — or Davis, for that matter — to know that plan. “He’s not aware of it yet,” Smith said following the Razorbacks’ first scrimmage of fall camp in Razorback Stadium. “He’ll tell if I share it with him. He’s a tattletale.” Davis, who missed all of last season with an ankle injury, has taken part in each of Arkansas’ practices this month and has faced the usual bumps that come with wearing pads. However, just as during the spring, Davis has yet to take part in a fullcontact scrimmage — though he’s completely recovered and coaches have said he’ll do so prior to the season opener against Jacksonville State on Sept. 1. The junior, who lead all Southeastern Conference running backs with 1,322 yards rushing two seasons ago, went through warm-ups Saturday morning. Once the scrimmage portion of practice began, Davis stood off to the side — holding his helmet in his hand and encouraging teammates at every opportunity. Davis wasn’t made available to talk follow-
ing the scrimmage, but he’s insisted throughout the spring and summer that he’s comfortable with whenever his coaches decide to let him face full contact. He broke his left ankle last August when a teammate rolled up on him during a preseason scrimmage, and Razorbacks offensive coordinator Paul Petrino said earlier this week that his timetable for facing contact has been an “ongoing conversation” between coaches. Smith said Saturday he would share the plan for Davis “when the time comes.” In the meantime, his teammates are excited at just the thought of his return to full action. “Whenever he has full contact, it’s going to be trouble for the defense,” senior receiver Cobi Hamilton said. “I’m very anxious. I think me and the whole world is ready to see what he’s going to do, including the rest of this offense. With him getting back in this offense, it’s going to be a real fun year.” Without Davis, the usually high-powered Arkansas offense — which led the SEC in total offense and scoring last season — sputtered at times during Saturday’s scrimmage. The performance included five straight possessions without an offensive score at one point and appeared to be another sign of change under the leadership of Smith and first-year defensive coordinator Paul
Haynes. The Razorbacks were last in the SEC in total defense in former coach Bobby Petrino’s first two seasons before improving to fifth in 2010 when they went 10-3 and reached the Sugar Bowl. Last season, Arkansas fell back to ninth in the SEC and parted ways with former defensive coordinator Willy Robinson after the regular season. Haynes was hired before a Cotton Bowl win over Kansas State, during which the Razorbacks held the Wildcats to 260 yards total offense, and his defense continued to show improvement on Saturday. Firstteam All-SEC quarterback Tyler Wilson was intercepted twice, including one that would have been returned for a touchdown by freshman linebacker Otha Peters, and the swarming secondary forced several drops by Arkansas’ usually surehanded receivers. “Everybody in the stands, all the fans, are looking for the offense to come out and just beat on the defense,” sophomore defensive end Trey Flowers said. “That happens every year, but we had a little chip on our shoulder that we had to come out there and make a statement. “I enjoyed it a lot. It’s a good thing, it’s a good feeling because
this is a high-powered offense at Arkansas and for us to come out here and semi-dominate them or have some good looks against them, it feels pretty good.” Smith wasn’t pleased with the drops or overall performance of the offense, but that concern was balanced out by the defensive performance. The Razorbacks finished ranked No. 5 last season, with their only two losses coming to national champion Alabama and runner-up LSU. Smith is counting on defensive improve-
ment to close the gap with the SEC’s elite. “It’s really different,” Smith said. “I think the kids feel good about themselves. I’m not worried about the offense. The offense is going to bounce back. They’re going to be good. I think it was a good spark and will help their confidence, which we need. Because, like I told them, ‘We need to be good defensively for us to be a great football team.’ That has been the big concern is that we’ve got to develop defensively, so I liked it.”
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Community events Photo contest The Crossroads Museum at the Historic Depot at 221 N. Fillmore St. (across from Joeâ€™s Shoes) in downtown Corinth is hosting the 11th Annual Crossroads Museum 2012 Photo Contest. Professional photographers are not eligible. Photos must have been taken since the year 2011. All photos with the exception of those submitted in the â€œVacationâ€? category must have been taken in North Mississippi, South Tennessee or West Alabama. Photos canâ€™t be previously published. Entries are now being accepted at The Crossroads Museum. The last day to submit entries will be Aug. 31. Photos will be on display, Sept. 3-28 at the Northeast Regional Library in Corinth. The fees are $10 per entry for the first three entries; then just $5 per entry thereafter. Categories include: Architectural Landscapes, Natural Landscapes, People, Pets/Animals, Blossoms, Vacations, and Digitally Edited.Â Photos may be submitted in person or mailed to: The Crossroads Museum, 255 North Fillmore Street, Corinth, Mississippi, 38834. A entry form may be obtained at www.crossroadsmuseum.com or by visiting The Crossroads Museum, MondaySaturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday, 1-4 p.m. For more information and contest rules, contact the museum at 662-2873120 or email director@ crossroadsmuseum.com.Â Â
Class reunion Kossuth Class of 1982 will hold a reunion planning meeting today at 2:30 p.m. at the Kossuth Band Hall. Â
BMC open house Blue Mountain College will have an open house from 2-4 p.m. today at its new Department of Education headquarters in the former downtown building of Grisham Lumber and Supply Company at 203 W. Mill St. The former lumber company building underwent a renovation over the summer and now contains five classrooms, curriculum lab, seven offices, two
restrooms and wireless technology. The 12,000-squarefoot building will house the Department of Education, including undergraduate, graduate and continuing education. Â
â€™57 class reunion The 1957 Farmington High School class will celebrate their 55th class reunion on Saturday, Aug. 18, at Ryanâ€™s beginning at 5:30 p.m. Pay at the door. All Farmington classmates and friends from other classes are also invited to attend. For additional information, contact Carolyn at 731-239-8635 or Margaret at 662-2871128. Â
4-H Volunteer Leaders The Alcorn County 4-H Volunteer Leaders Association will meet Monday at 5 p.m. at the Alcorn County Extension Service. We will discuss 4-H Exhibit Day, Promotion Day, participation in the county fair and a 4-H Fashion Revue. All volunteers and parents are encouraged to attend the meeting. For more information about the Alcorn County 4-H program, please call the Extension Service at 286-7756. Â
the Crossroads Arena outside barn. Registration begins at 4 p.m. and closes at 5:30 p.m. and the show starts at 6 p.m. Come out and support the 4-H Horse Club. There are no admission fees for spectators. For more information about the Showdeo 4-H Club please contact the Mrs. Cathy Potts, club volunteer leader, at 662-4154545. Â
CHS alum sought The Corinth High School Alumni Association is seeking nominations for the 2012 CHS Alum of the Year. Criteria/nomination forms can be picked up at the Northeast Regional Library or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org to request a form or call 415-2206. Deadline for nominations is Sept. 2. Â
Purple Heart Order The CrossroadsCorinth Chapter #813 â€œMilitary Order of the Purple Heartâ€? will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Post 6 American Legion building. All members are
urged to attend and bring a â€œcombat woundedâ€? veteran with them. For more information, call Commander Jim Weaver at 662-415-5482 or 2877778. Â
Registration open â– Registration is open for 2012 fall semester classes at Northeast Mississippi Community College. Classes on the Booneville, New Albany and Corinth campuses began Thursday. The last day to register is Wednesday, Aug. 15. E-learning (on-line) classes are available and begin Monday, Aug. 20.Â The Northeast Bookstore is located in the Haney Union opens from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. For additional information about admissions or financial aid, call 662720-7239 in Booneville or e-mail admitme@ nemcc.edu. Visit Northeast on the Internet at www.nemcc.edu. â– The Alcorn School District Pre-Kindergarten Academy registration is now open. This program is free to children who
are four years old, on or before Aug. 31, 2012. The programÂ is a full day program being held at Rienzi and Glendale Elementary Schools but is open to any student living in the Alcorn School District. Transportation is not provided by the district.Â For additional information, call 286-5591 or visit the website at www. alcorn.k12.ms.us, or contact any elementary school in the district. Â
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McAfee reunion The annual McAfee Reunion will be held Sunday, Aug. 26 at the Eastview Civic Center. Lunch will be served about noon and please bring a covered dish. Â
4-H Advisory Council Meeting The 4-H Advisory Council will meet Wednesday, August 29, at noon, at the Alcorn County Extension Service. A light lunch will be served. For more information about the Alcorn County 4-H Advisory Council, please call the Extension Service at 286-7756. Â
The Alcorn County Patriots are hosting â€œGrill with the Patriotsâ€? on Thursday, Aug. 16 at the American Legion Hall on Tate Street in Corinth. RED Green Market Cooking begins at 5:30 p.m. The event is free. The popular RED Green Guest speakers will be Market will be held Jeppie Barbour and Misfrom 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. sissippi Tea Party Presion Saturday, Nov.17 in dent Roy Nicholson. Â the CARE garden at the Participants can find Corinth Depot. Applicaout what they can do for tions are now available the upcoming presidenat the tourism office. tial elections and â€œget Â the real scoopâ€? on Gov. Benefit rescheduled Bryantâ€™s monthly meeting with Tea Party leaders. Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â The benefit for Susie For more information, and Kenneth Neal at contact: Charlotte DoehPlease see EVENTS | 12A ner at 662-286-3325.
Rising Run Chapter The Rising Sun Chapter Order of DeMolay will hold its regular stated meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Burnsville Masonic Lodge on U.S. 72 in Burnsville. All members and visitors are welcome to attend. Â
4-H Promotion Day Alcorn County 4-H Promotion Day will be held Saturday, Aug. 18, from 9 a.m. until noon in the Alcorn County Extension Service Exhibit Hall. The fun-day will include an inflatable jumper, games, prizes, hot dogs, popcorn, drinks, 4-H exhibits, and information about 4-H. Come join the fun and learn how you can get involved in 4-H. For more information, please call the Alcorn County Extension Service at 286-7756. Â
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Assistance Ancestry workshop The Alcorn County Genealogical Society members will be conducting a workshop on ancestry research at the Alcorn Career and Technology Center. Sign up today as classes will be limited.
Free ‘things to do’ The Alcorn County Welcome Center, 2028 S. Tate St., Corinth has information on free museums, free parks, free events, etc. and welcomes everyone to come in and find out what they can do in Mississippi for free. The Welcome Center is highlighting Corinth, Iuka, and the surrounding area, but will also have information on all free things throughout
the entire state. There will be a free Mississippi specialty item giveaway during the month of August to those who come in to pick up information on “Free things to see and do in MS,” and sign the daily visitor register.
Trading cards Shiloh National Military Park is now offering new Civil War to Civil Rights trading cards. Both the Shiloh Battlefield and the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center are offering 10 free trading cards featuring the people and stories of the Civil War in this area, including lesser-known stories of the Civil War. Each site will offer five different cards on various subjects and personalities. There are about 550 cards available
throughout the National Park Service as the NPS observes the Civil War 150th anniversary. To “earn” a trading card, kids may participate in a ranger-led tour or answer a question about their visit to the park. Children visiting Shiloh or Corinth will receive a free Civil War backpack by showing a card from another park to a park ranger. For a list of the participating parks and images of trading cards, go to the NPS flickr site at http://bit.ly/JPrPnT. For more information on the cards, contact the Shiloh visitor center at 731-689-5696 or the Corinth Center at 662287-9273. Information can also be found on the park website at www.nps.gov/ shil.
Funds needed Jerusalem Cemetery Fund is in desperate need of maintenance and mowing fees for the cemetery. Those interested in helping are asked to send a check or money order to Jerusalem Cemetery Fund, 38A CR 226, Corinth, MS 38834.
Food ministry Bread of Life Ministries is an outreach of the Alcorn Baptist Association Food Pantry -- every Thursday from 10-10:30 a.m. at Tate Baptist Church on Harper Road. Announcements and devotionals by various pastors and others are followed by personal attention as well as food distribution. Food donations and volunteers
are welcome. For more information, call 731645-2806.
Call for Help A service of United Way of Corinth and Alcorn County, First Call for Help is a telephone service that connects callers with programs in the community available to help those in need. This information and referral program is available to the public, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Knowing what services are available and how to access them is the first step to getting help. For further information, call 286-6500.
Living Will The Magnolia Regional Health Center’s Patient
Advocate’s Office offers free forms and assistance for those wishing to express their medical wishes through a living will or advanced directive. Anyone interested in learning more should call 293-1117.
Senior activities The First Presbyterian Senior Adult Ministry has two fitness classes available to senior adults. Judy Smelzer leads a stretching/toning class on Mondays at 9 a.m. in the fellowship hall. There is no charge. FPC is also hosting a Wii sports class for senior adults on Tuesdays at 9 a.m. There is no cost to participate. Call the church office at 286-6638 to register or Kimberly Grantham at 284-7498.
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Selmer City Park was rained out and has been rescheduled for 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 25, at the Crump Community Center. Activities include karaoke, magician show, kids activities, silent auction, cakewalk, bake sale, face paintings, hot dogs and spaghetti plates. For more information, call 731-607-8616.
Civil War exhibit The Crossroads Museum at the Historic Depot at 221 N. Fillmore St. (across from Joe’s Shoes) in downtown Corinth has a special Civil War Archives exhibit to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Corinth,
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Prussia exhibit Dogwood Plantation resident and artist Alice Prussia has 25 additional paintings added to her exhibit at Dogwood Plantation Assisted Living bring her total collection to 75 paintings. Visitors are welcomed to view the exhibit at Dogwood Plantation, 1101 Levee Road, Corinth.
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Soldiers’ major challenge was Corinth water BY TOM PARSON NPS Ranger
The other night I got a glass of water out of the kitchen faucet, drank it down, and told my wife Nita how good it tasted. “Of course,” I told her, “Corinth water was not always so good.” The gears in my head started turning and the outline for another article started to form. I guess she could see the look in my eye and warned me if I said anything bad about Corinth water we might wake up to find the tap dry the next morning. Banish the thought! I love Corinth water! It’s the water in the 1860s I want to talk about. Anyone from Corinth Gas & Water reading this article please read the last few lines again. The truth is, the water in Corinth during the Civil War wasn’t just bad, it was really bad. The wells in town were sufficient to supply a population of about 1,200 folks, and if it didn’t taste all that good, at last there was plenty of it. Then came the war and thousands upon thousands of soldiers -close to 200,000 during the height of the siege. The heavy rains of early May stopped falling and the wells began to go dry. Men began to drink from the creeks. And they began to dry up as well. Think I’m exaggerating? Let the soldiers -and a nurse -- speak for themselves: “The chronic diarrhea became the scourge of the army. Corinth became one vast hospital. Almost the whole army attended the sick call every morning. All the water courses went dry, and we used water out of filthy pools.” -- Pvt. Sam Watkins, 1st Tennessee Infantry “The water we had to drink was bad, very bad, and the rations none of the best. The former we procured by digging for it; the earth around Corinth being very light and porous, holding water like a sponge. When we first went there the ground was full of water, and by digging a hole two feet deep we could dip up plenty of a mean, milky looking fluid; but as the season advanced the water sank, so we dug deeper, and continued to go down, until the latter part of May when our water holes were from eight to twelve feet deep, still affording the same miserable water. My horse would not drink a drop of the water the men had to use, and if I failed to ride him to
An illustration from Harper’s Weekly Magazine depicts a marching column stopping for water.
Union soldiers wheel large barrels with water. a small running branch two miles away he would go without drinking.” -- Pvt. Samuel Barron, 3rd Texas Cavalry “The water here is very bad. I sometimes think I would give 50 cents for a good cool drink of water.” -- Cpl. James Talbert, 29th Mississippi Infantry “With every pint of
fluid one has to drink a half ounce of dirt. You feel it scrape the throat as it goes down, and after it gets to the stomach it lays as heavy and indigestible as a bed of mortar.” -- Capt. Louis Stagg, 16th Louisiana. “I have been told much about the suffering of our men in Corinth for
the want of water. Many a time they drank what their horses turned away from in disgust.” -- Kate Cumming, Confederate nurse “We again moved camp and called the place ‘Camp Shellwater.’ This name was derived from the character of the water, which tasted of the mussel shells found
in great layers near the surface. To obtain water fit to drink, we had to go a mile from camp.” -- Maj. Charles Miller, 76th Ohio I could go on and on, but I think you get the idea. As the summer of ’62 went on, the problems grew worse. Not only was the water nasty to drink, it became increasingly hard to find. There was a drought and many of the smaller creeks about town simply dried up. The water shortage became critical during the Battle of Corinth in the first week of October. The Confederates marched from Ripley in temperatures close to 100 degrees and they drank deeply from the muddy waters of the Hatchie and Tuscumbia Rivers. They filled their canteens from the Tuscumbia, and for many, this was the only water they had for the next 48 hours. A few were able to slake their thirst in the swampy bottoms along Turner Creek. They were the lucky ones. The Union soldiers had it much better during the battle. There were wells in town and the waters of Phillips Creek and Clear Creek still flowed. The problem was they needed the water on the front lines. Quick-thinking officers of the 9th and 57th Illinois sent wagons into town to return with oversized barrels of water. They arrived none too soon to suit the soldiers.
“The heat is intense,” one wrote during a pause in the fighting. “There is no water, and the men are famishing. Some of the Fifty-seventh fall in their tracks, fainting and exhausted under the rays of the scorching sun. Teams have been sent to the rear for the purpose of hauling water, but as yet none have reached us.” It was not just the infantrymen who needed the water. The artillery used it by the bucket. After every shot a wet sponge was swabbed down the cannon barrel to ensure there were no live sparks before another bag of black powder was rammed home. Even more critical was the need for water in the field hospitals. The depths of suffering and the desire for a single cup of water cannot be measured. The quality and quantity of water in Corinth has gotten better. We take it for granted that good water will flow when we give the faucet a twist. After reading about how things were 150 years ago, I’ll never take it for granted again. I think I’ll stroll down the hill and tell my friends at Corinth Gas & Water how much I appreciate them. (Tom Parson is National Park Service ranger at the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center. His articles appear Sundays.)
Today in history Associated Press
Today is Sunday, Aug. 12, the 225th day of 2012. There are 141 days left in the year.
Today’s Highlight in History On Aug. 12, 1912, comedy producer Mack Sennett founded the Keystone Pictures Studio in Edendale, Calif.
On this date In 1867, President Andrew Johnson sparked a move to impeach him as he defied Congress by suspending Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton. In 1898, fighting in the Spanish-American War came to an end. In 1902, International Harvester Co. was formed by a merger of McCormick Harvesting Machine Co., Deering Harvester Co. and several other manufacturers.
In 1937, President Franklin D. Roosevelt nominated Hugo Black to the U.S. Supreme Court. In 1944, during World War II, Joseph P. Kennedy Jr., eldest son of Joseph and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, was killed with his co-pilot when their explosives-laden Navy plane blew up over England. In 1953, the Soviet Union conducted a secret test of its first hydrogen bomb. In 1960, the first balloon communications satellite — the Echo 1 — was launched by the United States from Cape Canaveral. In 1962, one day after launching Andrian Nikolayev into orbit, the Soviet Union also sent up cosmonaut Pavel Popovich; both men landed safely Aug. 15. In 1978, Pope Paul VI, who had died Aug. 6 at
age 80, was buried in St. Peter’s Basilica. In 1981, IBM introduced its first personal computer, the model 5150, at a press conference in New York. In 1985, the world’s worst single-aircraft disaster occurred as a crippled Japan Air Lines Boeing 747 on a domestic flight crashed into a mountain, killing 520 people. (Four people survived.) In 1992, after 14 months of negotiations, the United States, Mexico and Canada announced in Washington that they had concluded the North American Free Trade Agreement. Avantgarde composer John Cage died in New York at age 79.
Ten years ago Iraq’s information minister, Mohammed Saeed al-Sahhaf, told the Arabic
satellite television station Al-Jazeera that there was no need for U.N. weapons inspectors to return to Baghdad and branded as a “lie” allegations that Saddam Hussein still had weapons of mass destruction.
Five years ago A gunman opened fire in the sanctuary of a southwest Missouri church, killing a pastor and two worshippers. (Suspect Eiken Elam Saimon later pleaded guilty to three counts of murder and four counts of assault, and received three life sentences without parole, plus four 30year sentences for the assaults.) Tiger Woods captured the PGA Championship to win at least one major for the third straight season and run his career total to 13. Crooner, talk show host and game show producer
Merv Griffin died in Los Angeles at age 82.
One year ago A divided three-judge panel of the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta struck down the centerpiece of President Barack Obama’s sweeping health care overhaul, the so-called individual mandate. Tiger Woods missed the cut at the PGA Championship at Atlanta Athletic Club with a 3-over 73, finishing out of the top 100 for the first time ever in a major.
Today’s Birthdays Former Senator Dale Bumpers, D-Ark., is 87. Actor George Hamilton is 73. Actress Dana Ivey is 71. Actress Jennifer Warren is 71. Rock singermusician Mark Knopfler (Dire Straits) is 63. Actor Jim Beaver is 62. Singer Kid Creole is 62. Jazz musician Pat Metheny is
58. Actor Sam J. Jones is 58. Actor Bruce Greenwood is 56. Country singer Danny Shirley is 56. Pop musician Roy Hay (Culture Club) is 51. Rapper Sir Mix-A-Lot is 49. Actor Peter Krause is 47. International Tennis Hall of Famer Pete Sampras is 41. Actorcomedian Michael Ian Black is 41. Actress Yvette Nicole Brown is 41. Actress Rebecca Gayheart is 41. Actor Casey Affleck is 37. Rock musician Bill Uechi is 37. Actress Maggie Lawson is 32. Actress Dominique Swain is 32. Actress Imani Hakim is 19.
Thought for Today “A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It’s jolted by every pebble on the road.” — Henry Ward Beecher, American clergyman (1813-1887).
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Best fishing can be found in less pressured areas Area lakes get hammered hard by fishermen throughout the first half of the fishing season and, by mid to late August, the bites usually become much tougher to come by. Fortunately, for those who are down on their luck, there is an alternative solution instead of sticking with fishing longer and harder in the same old tired holes. Some outstanding fishing can be found by locating places others seldom think to try. It could be a long forgotten farm pond with overgrown banks, backwater that’s hard to reach or one of our many canal
systems. W h a t m a k e s these places so good is obvious. A better David p o p u l a Green tion of fish per acre Outdoors that has received little or no fishing pressure is more likely to cooperate. Once a potential hot spot is located and before going fishing, make sure to get permission beforehand. In all likelihood, considering the place, permission will be granted but the last thing
Just about any significant drop-off close to a stretch of shallow water will hold a high concentration of fish ready to devour your offering. you’ll want to do is cause strife between you and the landowner. Back in the day, my friends and I had some of our best luck bass fishing in ponds that were all but forgotten about. The banks were so grown up we had to slip a small 12-ft. flat bottom boat in just to fish them, and the action on most occasions was practically non-stop.
If we weren’t hoisting a bass into the boat, we were at least getting a hit on almost every cast. I’ve been thinking real seriously lately about fishing a spot on the Hatchie River canal in the coming weeks that my friends and I used to fish a long time ago. We regularly caught stringers full of catfish by tossing minnows within a few feet of the bank, and
we did fairly well on bass by feeding them lightweight Texas-rigged plastic worms. No boat was needed. We fished from the bank. The main reason why I’ve been thinking about trying it again is because this is the best time of the year to fish the canals, whether you’re fishing for bass, catfish or some other species. Water levels are generally lower at this time, causing the fish to be pushed into a centralized location. Just about any significant drop-off close to a stretch of shallow water will hold a high concentration of fish ready to devour your offering.
What makes fishing the canal systems even more interesting is you never know what size of fish you’ll pull out. These days, since the canals don’t receive that much fishing pressure, there’s no telling how big of a fish will latch onto the other end of the line. Fishing during the dog days of August can be tough, almost to the point of being demoralizing to the fisherman who expects more. But it doesn’t have to be that way. The main thing is finding and fishing places that others don’t. Places that receive the least amount of fishing pressure.
Don’t forget: Boating and drinking are never a good mix BY JAMES L. CUMMINS Conservation Corner
As the temperatures remain extemely hot in August, so does our appetite to be on the water on the weekends. I would like to discuss awareness about boating safety and decrease the number of boating accidents. Alcohol use has long been associated with boating. Enjoying Mississippi’s many waters is a great way to relax. With the usage of alcohol, the combined effects of sun, wind, waves and boat motion tend to sneak up on you. Boaters become less aware of potentially serious boating problems such as speed, other boaters, wakes and threatening changes in the weather.
Judgment is seriously affected. Don’t overdo your boating fun. In 3 hours of normal boating, the noise, motion, sun, wind and glare can frequently double an individual’s reaction time. Studies indicate that these combined conditions affect a boater’s reflexes, coordination and overall awareness. A boat operator is likely to become impaired more quickly than a driver, drink for drink. A past study of boating fatalities in California, Maryland, New Jersey and North Carolina showed that 51 percent of the fatalities had a blood alcohol content of 0.04 percent or greater. Alcohol contents of 0.1 percent were found in 31 per-
Moderation and common sense should dictate how much alcohol is consumed on your boat. The best policy is to wait until you’re anchored for the day before enjoying alcoholic beverages aboard. cent of the fatalities. Peripheral vision, color and depth perception and ability to focus suffer. To alleviate this problem, have a designated driver. Keep alcohol consumption at a minimal or moderate level. Don’t drink and drive a boat (or automobile). Remember, as the driver, you are also responsible for the conduct of your guests. Moderation and common sense should dictate
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how much alcohol is consumed on your boat. The best policy is to wait until you’re anchored for the day before enjoying alcoholic beverages aboard. In addition to drinking and boating, the wearing of life jackets is another concern. Over 80 percent of boating fatalities involve people not wearing life jackets. Tragically, they had life jackets on board but were not wearing them. Be sure that you
keep the proper number of life jackets readily accessible in your boat and make certain all passengers are wearing one. Besides being a smart thing to do, it’s the law. The fact remains that very few people wear a life jacket especially when fishing from a boat. Excuses vary, but they are all poor – “I can’t cast or paddle with it on,” “it is too restrictive” or “it is too hot.” Considering the special tailoring available, life jackets can give the boater comfort and protection. The main reason for wearing a life jacket is clear. It is an insurance investment. You are protecting your life. But, correct fit and proper adjustment for the boater
wearing it are imperative if the safety margin it offers is to be obtained. Know how to correctly wear a life jacket. To become familiar with the characteristics of your life jacket, put it on, get in the water and practice swimming. Remember, a life jacket is no substitute for good swimming ability; it is merely an aid to buoyancy. (Daily Corinthian columnist James L. Cummins is executive director of Wildlife Mississippi, a non-profit, conservation organization founded to conserve, restore and enhance fish, wildlife and plant resources throughout Mississippi. Their web site is www.wildlifemiss.org.)
Tips can help grow beautiful roses BY FAMILY FEATURES From June to September, roses add a special flourish to yards, gardens and public parks throughout the U.S. But for many gardeners, tending roses may seem intimidating. With 23 years of experience, Jamie Shiffer, head gardener at Hershey Gardens in Hershey, Pa., knows a thing or two about cultivating a beautiful rose, in all of its varieties. Here are Shiffer’s top five rose gardening tips for gardeners of all experience levels: ■ Plant and fertilize early. Consider planting new rose bushes in early spring. “Both new and existing rose plantings will need to be fertilized at this time,” says Shiffer. He recommends applying a slow-release fertilizer surrounding the base. Research reveals it helps to
produce superior plant growth, improve plant health and vigor, and increase buds, blooms and plant yield. After fertilizing, thoroughly water your roses. If desired, you can apply two inches of mulch around the plant. ■ Avoid over watering. “The biggest mistake people make when watering is to water from overhead with a hose, instead of at ground level,” says Shiffer. Watering from above, Shiffer explains, can cause black spots to appear on the petals and throughout the day. As the heat intensifies, the water on the petals promotes fungal growth. To avoid this, water at ground level first thing in the morning. ■ Prevent black spot. While good watering techniques can prevent fungal growth, for some
gardeners, a humid environment can still lead to the same problem. “Treat black spot using a fungicide spray application on the plants every two weeks,” says Shiffer. ■ Prune for increased plant growth. To encourage rejuvenation and growth from your rose bushes, be sure to deadhead through Sept. Count from the blossom down to the fifth leaf and make an angled cut. ■ Maintain throughout each season. Regardless of variety, roses require year round maintenance. (To discover more about Hershey Gardens, visit www.hersheygardens.org and to learn about GreenView with GreenSmart Rose Food, other plant-specific formulations, and find more gardening tips, go to www.greenviewfertilizer.com.)
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Fifth Grade Picnic Corinth Middle School fifth-graders and their family enjoyed a Welcome Back Picnic before the official start of school. The event â€“ which was held in the area between the gym and cafeteria â€” offered ice cream, face painting, and an opportunity for students and their families to visit with Principal Charles Beene, Assistant Principal Chris Killough and other faculty and staff members. The schoolâ€™s PTO was on hand selling CMS T-shirts. Both the CMS and CHS cheerleading squads helped with the face-painting.
Kindergarten Camp Photos by Kim Jobe/Corinth School District
Kindergartners at Corinth Elementary School went to camp last week to learn the ropes for the upcoming 2012-2013 school year. While there on Thursday and Friday, Aug. 2-3, the students were divided into classrooms and rotated through various stations in the kindergarten classrooms. They also practiced things such as walking in a straight line and walked through events such as going to the cafeteria for lunch and going to the playground for recess. School officially started Thursday.
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Five great movies about troubled marriages BY CHRISTY LEMIRE AP Movie Critic
LOS ANGELES — Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones play a longtime married couple who’ve fallen into a rut in the surprisingly honest and effective “Hope Springs.” She hopes intensive couples’ therapy will restore their romance; he’s content to fall asleep in front of the television every night watching The Golf Channel. Marriage, in all its states, is such a universal topic that it’s been portrayed in countless films. But troubled marriages can provide showy performances and moments of uncomfortable truth. Here are five great examples: ■ “Scenes From a Marriage” (1973): One of Ingmar Bergman’s very best, this intimate and piercing drama follows a seemingly happy, upper-middle class Swedish couple over the years as their marriage falls apart. Marianne (Liv Ullmann) and Johan (Er-
land Josephson) destroy each other, drift apart and eventually wind up with other people, but still find themselves intrinsically tied to each other. Working with his longtime collaborator, the great cinematographer Sven Nyqvist, Bergman is unflinching and uncompromising in his examination of this flawed and all-too human love affair, and Ullmann and Josephson are pitch-perfect. Originally presented as a six-part TV miniseries, it was edited down to a feature film of nearly three hours. Not a moment of emotion has been lost. ■ “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” (1966): I reference this movie a lot, I realize, but this week’s list would seem empty without it. It’s the ultimate train wreck: Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton booze it up and berate each other in front a poor, unsuspecting young couple who had the misfortune of saying “yes” to their invitation to come
Calling this a messy divorce would be an understatement; what happens to the couple’s opulent mansion more closely resembles a war zone. over one night. Mike Nichols’ adaptation of Edward Albee’s play, his assured directing debut, would have had a relentless sense of claustrophobia anyway. But the fact that Burton and Taylor had such a notoriously tumultuous offscreen relationship (they were married to each other in real life — for the first time) made their on-screen barbs seem that much more severe. Nominated for 13 Academy Awards, it won five, including best actress for Taylor’s scathing performance. ■ “Blue Valentine” (2010): A heartbreaking drama about the disintegration of a marriage depicted in such raw, unadorned and sometimes
uncomfortably close fashion, it makes you feel as if you’re watching a documentary about a real-life couple. Michelle Williams earned the second of her three Oscar nominations here, although co-star Ryan Gosling deserved one just as much; each needs the other for their dynamic to work, and both deliver performances of convincing power. Director Derek Cianfrance skips back and forth in time between the idyllic days of their youthful courtship and the distance that divides them years later as working-class parents, once they’ve realized how different their goals are. Their overnight hotel getaway, a last gasp at salvaging their marriage,
is both hopeful and heartbreaking. ■ “The War of the Roses” (1989): Because we had to have a comedy in here somewhere — even the blackest of black comedies — to keep ourselves from getting too terribly depressed. Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner reteam with their “Romancing the Stone” co-star Danny DeVito, who also directs, for a film that couldn’t be more different (and more bereft of romance). As Oliver and Barbara Rose, Douglas and Turner tear each other and everything around them apart. Calling this a messy divorce would be an understatement; what happens to the couple’s opulent mansion more closely resembles a war zone. As much an indictment of the conspicuous consumption of the era as it is a cynical depiction of modern love. ■ “I Am Love” (2010): A vibrantly gorgeous film about a marriage slowly,
quietly dying. The versatile and chameleon-like Tilda Swinton shows yet another side to her staggering talent here, speaking fluent Italian (and even a little Russian) as the gracious and impeccably dressed wife of a Milanese industrialist. She would seem to have it all with her husband and three children in their palatial home — until she realizes she’s not happy. A young chef catches her eye and helps her rediscover the woman she used to be, inspiring a climactic departure of operatic proportions. Italian director Luca Guadagnino’s retro-styled melodrama recalls Visconti and Sirk in its lush trappings, but Swinton’s formidable presence at the center always keeps things grounded and real. Think of any other examples? Share them with AP Movie Critic Christy Lemire through Twitter: http://twitter.com/christylemire.
Hundreds audition for film based on Faulkner novel ‘Dying’ Associated Press
JACKSON — Hollywood returns to Mississippi to bring a William Faulkner novel to life on the big screen. WLBT-TV reports auditions were held Wednesday at Jackson’s New Stage Theatre for James Franco’s version of “As I Lay Dying.” Other open casting calls were held in Canton at the Corner House on Friday and a third was held Saturday,
all to packed crowds. On Wednesday, New Stage Theatre was packed as hundreds braved the heat for a chance to appear in the film based on Faulkner’s story about a Mississippi family. “I’d like to be in the movie business ... That’s why I’m jumping on it because there’s not many opportunities for this here in Jackson,” said Joshua Bobst, of Jackson. University of Southern
“I’d like to be in the movie business ... That’s why I’m jumping on it because there’s not many opportunities for this here in Jackson.” Joshua Bobst Jackson resident Mississippi student Hannah Jones drove from Hattiesburg hoping for a part.
Horoscopes Sunday, August 12, 2012 BY HOLIDAY MATHIS Creators Syndicate
The Gemini moon has people talking. Whether they are saying much is a different matter. The important part is that they are sharing. With each exchange, we get the sense that we’re not alone and that what we do has an effect on others. So, mindfulness can be the result of seemingly mindless chatter. ARIES (March 21-April 19). Romance is in the air, but revealing too much and going too fast might just spoil it. Be sure to go slow and steady, no matter how thrilling and heartfluttering you find your potential partner. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). While trying to make a job easier, you risk inadvertently making it more difficult. Take time to organize your efforts before you act, and you will avoid this phenomenon. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). There will be those people who can’t appreciate your efforts. It’s not their fault. They have never made similar efforts, so they have no comparison. Continue undaunted. CANCER (June 22-July 22). By keeping up with basic self-care and maintenance, you can manage stress before it comes. Getting enough rest and exercise, as well as proper nutrition, will keep you strong. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You’re in a strong position now. People sense that you don’t really need to push forward, and that you couldn’t care less either way. Because you are willing to stand back or bow out gracefully, you
are offered more. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Looking for beauty in your environment is not a shallow pursuit. There is great power in beauty. Witnessing it could be just the thing that causes a breakthrough in spiritual awareness. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Sensitive issues come into the open. Should they be explored? Unless you can do so without coming across as judgmental, probably not. Tolerance is an oft-underrated virtue. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). A sweet mental breeze comes to sweep the air. Clouds lift. You can see what you’re dealing with. What was once foggy becomes completely clear. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). You are usually mindful not to talk about what doesn’t pertain to the people around you. But you could break this rule to excellent effect today, as you’d be surprised what people find relevant. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). You do not wish to passively respond to whatever life throws your way. You take control of matters, realizing that what you give will strongly influence what you get. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You live on a spinning rock. At any given time, your closest neighboring planet is at least 25 million miles away. Given the precarious balance of life, you proceed with every intention of being as self-reliant as possible. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You won’t gamble with what’s precious to you, but you may take a calculated risk. Calculated risk-taking includes a plan for what will happen if the first endeavor doesn’t work out.
“A friend sent it to me kind of as a joke and he was really surprised to see that I actually was gonna
come try out, but you just never know these opportunities don’t come that often so you have to take advantage,” said Jones. Casting director Matthew Morgan, a Canton native now based in Toronto, Canada, said he was thrilled to be choosing talent in his home state and hometown. “We want to capture the authenticity of Mississippi accents, the various faces across our state.
So we’re excited to fulfill several roles, not only just background and extras but a lot of principle roles and feature people with local Mississippians,” said Morgan. For those who showed real promise, there will be call backs for speaking roles and a test on video. Franco is set to direct and act in the film, based on Faulkner’s 1930 work. The movie is to be filmed in Canton.
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1/2 Plywood ................................. 5/8 T&G Plywood w/Foil Back .....................................................................
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Pad for Laminate Floor
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0232 General Help
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WORK ON JET ENGINES Train for hands on Aviation Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified - Job placement assistance. CALL Aviation Institute NEW 19" mower blade. Premium equipment & ing will begin soon. FECT for dorm room. 0518 Electronics Please call 662-837-9972 4X2. $70. 662-415-0021 $10. 662-286-3039 of M a i n t e n a n c e . NAIL TECH, Experienced benefits 19" H/D TV flat screen. or 662-287-0114 for Call Today! preferred. 662-212-0885 866-455-4317. $ 1 5 0 . V I Z 1 0 . 6 6 2 - 2 8 7 - NEW MOWER tire. 18X8.5 more information. 1-888-540-7364.
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864 TRUCKS/VANS SUV’S
Put your automobile, truck, SUV, boat, tractor, motorcycle, RV & ATV here for $39.95 UNTIL SOLD! Here’s How It Works: Your ad will be composed 1 column wide and 2 inches deep. The ad will run each day in the Daily Corinthian until your vehicle sells. Ad must include photo, description, and price. You provide the photo. Certain restrictions apply. 1. No dealers. 2. Non-commercial only 3. Must pay in advance. No exceptions. 4. Single item only. 5. Categories included are auto, motorcycle, tractor. boat, RV and ATV 6. After every 30 DAYS, advertised price of listing needs to be reduced. 7. NO REFUNDS for any reason 8. NON-TRANSFERABLE. Call 287-6147 to place your ad!
864 TRUCKS/VANS SUV’S
864 TRUCKS/VANS SUV’S
BUSH HOG 61” ZERO TURN, COM28 HP KOEHLER, 45 HOURS, NEW MERCIAL,
16’ Aqua bass boat 70 HP Mercury, 4 seats, trolling motor,
ALUMA CRAFT 14’ BOAT, 40 H.P. JOHNSON, TROLLING MTR., GOOD COND., INCLUDES TRAILER,
$1200 OBO OR WILL TRADE.
8901 OR EMAIL FOR PICS TO
1959 Ford diesel tractor 3000 series, new rear tires & tubes $
1996 LINCOLN TOWN CAR Exc. cond., 1-family owned, 138,350 miles. $4500. 662-415-8682
19 Ft. Heavy Duty FOR SALE Home Made 1961 CHEV. Trailer 2 dr. hardtop
‘03 Hummer H2, loaded, runs/ looks perfect! 103k miles, blk w/tan int., 3rd row, priced low $18,950 firm. Clear title. Serious cash buyer only! 901-592-8967.
(bubble top), sound body, runs.
ALMOST NEW, PS, PB, DUAL AIR, REMOTE ENTRY, REMOTE START, FOG LIGHTS, DRL, STEEL WHEELS, TILT, CRUISE, CONSOLE, COMPUTER, APPX. 35 MPG, AM/FM CD, LOW MILES, 100K MILE WARR., MUST SELL.
$17,900 OBO call Iuka.
1997 BMW Z3 ROADSTER 1 owner, 5 speed, 61,000 mi., runs great.
‘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.,
INTERNATIONAL, Cat. engine
super duty, diesel, 7.3 ltr., exc. drive train, 215k miles, good work truck w/ body defects, $8800.
1998 Chevy S-10 LS,
2003 CHRYSLER TOWN & COUNTRY
4-dr., 41,000 miles, dark blue ext. & gray int., 4 cyl. auto., CD/ XM radio, 36 mpg. payoff is
$2200 662-286-1400 or 662-643-3534
2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Van, too many
extras to list, good travel or work van, will trade or sell. Reduced to
1991 Ford Econoline Van, 48,000 miles, good cond., one owner, serious interest. $7000 287-5206.
146k miles, climate control, rear AC, power doors, leather, exc. cond.
1985 GMC Custom Deluxe work truck, heavy duty bed, estate property, $1300. 287-5549 between 9am-5pm.
2006 FORD EXPLORER
WHITE, EDDIE BAUER EDITION, 42K MILES LOADED, EXC. COND.
2011 KIA SOUL
15,000 miles, 4 cyl. auto., fully loaded, black on black, 35 mpg.
$1500. 731-645-0157 AFTER 4 P.M.
1967 CHEVY Needs paint & body work $4000. 504-952-1230
816 RECREATIONAL VEHICLES
2005 AIRSTREAM LAND YACHT
30 ft., with slide out & built-in TV antenna, 2 TV’s, 7400 miles.
1996 FORD F150 4X4
stick, camouflage, 186,200 miles (mostly interstate driving), runs good. $3000 obo.
HEMI! Dodge P/U Magnum, V-8, Hemi race car red, 4 -dr., SLT w/PS/PL/AC/ CD, 2 WD w/51700 mi., 19.5 mpg, DLX Topper Shell Inc.
2007 Franklin pull camper, 36’, 20’ awning, 2 slide outs, full kitchen, W&D, tub/shower, 32” Sony TV & lots more, $11,500.
662-643-3565 or 415-8549
2006 Wildcat 30 ft. 5th wheel
camper, 2 slides, fiberglass ext., awning, holding tanks, full sofa sleeper, refrig., micro., glass shower, recliner, sleeps 6,
1999 CHEROKEE SPORT 4X4, 6 cyl., all works good except for A/C
2008 Jayco Eagle 5th Wheel 38’, 4 slides, exc. cond., $28,000 firm. Trailer located in Counce, TN. 425-503-5467
2000 Custom Harley Davidson Mtr. & Trans., New Tires, Must See
662-415-8623 or 287-8894
2003 YAMAHA V-STAR CLASSIC
Very good cond. w/ charger, 48 volt, good batteries,
looks & rides real good!
Cruisemaster Motorhome by Georgieboy, 1997 GM 454 ci chassie, 37’ with slider, 45,000 miles with white Oak interior. $19,500. 662-808-7777 or 662-415-9020
2004 32 ft Forest River Camper,
‘98 FAT BOY, New factory EVOE engine w/warranty, 80 cu. in., 1300 mi. new wheels/tires, pipes & paint. Divorce Sale. Over $13,000 invested.
WITH EXTRAS, BLUE, LESS THAN 1500 MILES,
RAZOR 08 POLARIS
30” ITP Mud Lights, sound bars, 2600 miles.
C/H/A, sleeps 5, full bedroom, full bath, new carpet, & hardwood, fridg, stove, microwave.
2005 HONDA ATV TRX 250 EX
662-415-1202 or 287-3719
2001 HONDA REBEL 250
2002 FLAGSTAFF 32’
travel trailer w/super slide, weight 5600 lb, can be towed with 1/2 ton truck, kept under cover all its life except when camping, has been used 3-4 times each year. Comes w/hitch & has new awning. Super nice! $9000. 662-287-5926 or 662-653-8632.
ridden very little, like new, 1 owner,
3010 Model #KAF650E, 1854 hrs., bench seat, tilt bed, 4 WD & windshield, well maintained. Great for farm or hunting. $6500.
2008 YAMAHA TTR 110E DIRT BIKE,
2004 KAWASAKI MULE
2000 DODGE CARAVAN,
143,000 miles, loaded
864 TRUCKS/VANS SUV’S
extended cab, 3rd door, low rider, 5-spd., 2.2 ltr., 4 cyl., runs great,
1999 FORD VAN
2009 HYUNDAI ACCENT
115,000 miles. 286-6866 or 284-8291.
2002 BUICK LESABRE 804 BOATS
‘00 Ford F-350
2011 IMPALA LT
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2006 GMC YUKON Exc. cond. inside & out, 106k miles, 3rd row seat, garage kept, front & rear A/C,tow pkg., loaded
816 832 832 RECREATIONAL MOTORCYCLES/ MOTORCYCLES/ VEHICLES ATV’S ATV’S
’04 HONDA SHADOW 750 $
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Sporting 0527 Goods
Misc. Items for 0563 Sale
1931, 31 Cal 7 shot Russian Nagant pistol. $400. 534 HPCR steel door hdr. $15. 662-286-3039 662-415-3770 CANADA DRUG CENTER. MCKEE'S GUN SHOP Safe and affordable Buy, sell, trade, repair medications. Save up to Hand gun safety classes 90% on your medicaavailable for Tn. tion needs. Call 1-888residents. 883-6131 ($25.00 off your 731-239-5635 first prescription and free shipping.)
Homes for 0710 Sale
0747 Homes for Sale
FOR RENT to own or sale, 3BR 1BA Wenasoga Rd., 731-239-8850.
RECENTLY FORECLOSED, Special Financing Available, Any Credit, Any Income, 3 BR, 1 BA, 1051 sq. ft., located at 1409 E. 5th St., Corinth. $25,000. 0533 Furniture LADIES TALL fashion V i s i t B O O K S H E L F H E A D - boots,2 new, 1 used www.roselandco.com/A BOARD w/ box spring & once, sz 6, $45 all. 662- 7K. Drive by, then call (866) 937-3557. matt.,dresser w/mirror 603-2774 & chest. $350. 662-808- LADIES WESTERN 1/2 top 1748 boots,1 new pair,1 used once,sz 6,both $30.662COFFEE TBL 55X22,pecan 603-2774 finish,2 end tbls w/bottom shelf 28X22/all for L A D I E S W E S T E R N boots,2 new pr,1 used $150 731-645-8283 sz 6, All $45. 662-603CRIB/TODDLER bed, inc. 2774 attached changing tbl/3 drawers, matt & REAL ESTATE FOR RENT bedding, Like new, sld wd.$300. 662-286-8138 Unfurnished
Apartments LAWN FURN. Round table w/4 chairs,4 cush- 2 BR, stove/refrig. furn., ions, umbrella/stand W&D hookup, CHA. $150. 662-287-2357 287-3257.
OAK CABINET with mir- MAGNOLIA APTS. 2 BR, ror. About 5' by 2' wide. stove, refrig., water. $365. 286-2256. $75. 286-8073 FREE MOVE IN (WAC): 2 TABLE W/ 4 chairs. $80. BR, 1 BA, stove & refrig., 286-8073 W&D hookup, CR 735, Section 8 apvd. $400 TABLE W/4 chairs,hand mo. 287-0105. painted,fruit design w/table cloth.excellent NICE 2 BR, S. of Corinth, cond. $300. 662-415-6710 $485 mo. 462-8221 or 415-1065. VINTAGE,COUCH,90"lg;ch NICE PRIVATE 2BR, in a i r 3 2 " w i d e , b o t h l t city, $400/mo. 286-2525 green brocade.Ex cond,both for $200.731Homes for 0620 645-8283
Machinery & 0545 Tools
206 N. Parkway, 2BR, $400. 662-286-2525
1-41PC tray tool set $10. PICKWICK PINES Resort. 1.5BR, 2Ba furnished. 662-286-3039 1000 sq ft. $850. InSET OIL strap wrenches. cludes utilities & Yard Maint. & TV.Call 662-424$10 662-286-3039 9966/901-619-6670.
Restaurant 0548 Equipment
SOUP WARMER for cafe or home. Glen Ray Kettle 10.5 qts max, $55.00, 540-539-5333 or 662-643-8848.
Wanted to 0554 Rent/Buy/Trade M&M. CASH for junk cars & trucks. We pick up. 662-415-5435 or 731-239-4114.
Misc. Items for 0563 Sale
Mobile Homes 0741 for Sale
On the 27th day of August, 2012, the Farmington Fire Rescue will receive sealed bids for purchase of a fire truck for the use by the Farmington Fire Protection District.
Sealed bids should be delivered to the office of the Fire Chief of Farmington Fire Rescue before 6:00 o’c lock P.M. on the 27th day of AuTRANSPORTATION gust, 2012, in the Farmington City Hall, 4135 CR 200, Farmington, Mississippi, 38834 Auto/Truck or bids may be mailed to 0848 Parts & Farmington Fire Rescue, PO Accessories Box 1147, Corinth, MS 4 LUG Mustang Wheels 38835-1147, Attention: Davw/chrome spoke hub- id Boren, Fire Chief. caps 14". $125/set of 4. 731-645-4873 Specifications for said fire A M E R I C A N R A C I N G truck are available for inspectorque t h r u s t tion in the Farmington City wheels.Two 15X5 (w/3" Hall and may be purchased bkspacing), two 15X7 there. (3.75" bkspacing) 5X4.75 lug pattern. Excellent B i d s s h o u l d b e c l e a r l y c o n d . n o k n i c k s o r marked, “F IRE TRUCK BIDscratches $500. 731-645- TO BE OPENED AUGUST 27, 2012” 4873
MOBILE HOMES FOR SALE. ONLY $1,000 DOWN! Under $17,900. NO CREDIT CHECK! You’re already approved, subject to in- RUNNING BDS for an ext come v e r i f i c a t i o n . cab F250. $100 OBO, 731O W N E R F I N A N C I N G . 645-4873 SIMPLE TO PURCHASE! MOVE IN TODAY! All mobile homes for sale are set up in mobile home park and ready to move in. Bellecrest. Hattiesburg. 601-545-1300. VOTED BEST OF SHOW Spacious 4 BR, 2 BA, $44,500.00. All homes delivered & set up on your property. Limited time on this home CLAYTON HOMES SUPERCENTER OF CORINTH HWY 72 WEST 1/4 mile west of hospital
BUTLER, DOUG: Foundation, floor leveling, bricks cracking, rotten wood, basements, shower floor. Over 35 yrs. exp. Free est. 731-239-8945 or 662-284-6146.
EXTRA! EXTRA! Still Running! Drop-off Laundry Service. Call Jessica at 662-603-5904. Pick-up & Deliver.
HANDY-MAN REPAIR Spec. Lic. & Bonded, plumbing, electrical, floors, woodrot, carpentry, sheetrock. Res./com. Remodeling & repairs. 662-286-5978.
Storage, Indoor/ Outdoor AMERICAN MINI STORAGE 2058 S. Tate Across from World Color
OUTSIDE & INSIDE. Carpentry, plumbing, deck, roofing, tile, rotten wood repair, painting, home siding, remodeling, level floors. 731-239-2601.
Storage, Indoor/ Outdoor MORRIS CRUM MINI-STOR., 72w., 3 locs. Unloading docks/ Rental trucks, 286-3826.
PROFESSIONAL SERVICE DIRECTORY Alterations
SEW MUCH FUN! Monogram & Embroidery Back-To-School items or just about anything. Laura Holloway, 2845379 after 5 or leave msg.
Farmington Fire Rescue reserves the right to reject any and all bids. This the 2nd day of August, 2012. David Boren, Fire Chief 2t 8/12, 8/19/12 #13829
HOME SERVICE DIRECTORY
NOTICE FOR BIDS
Home Improvement & Repair
A/C Cleaning & Repair Service. 20 yrs. exp. Certified & bonded. Reas. rates. 662-212-3117.
Business 0670 Places/Offices OFFICE SPACE: Middowntown, front parking, ideal for lawyer, accountant, ins. agency, realtor, engineer off., etc., heavy traffic, 662415-9187.
Mobile Homes 0675 for Rent
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REAL ESTATE FOR SALE
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2 M A G N O L I A p r i n t s 0710 Sale 16X20, oak frames. Both FOR SALE BY OWNER. 8 $40. 662-603-2774 CR 522, large family 20" KMC Rims. $400 obo. home, great for enter662-212-2405 taining! 4/5 BR, 3 BA, basement & shop on 2 32" METAL panel ext acres (additional acredoor $20. 662-286-3039 age available). By appointment, 284-5379. DISHNTWK RDO Shack HUD 500 sat rec $15 662-286PUBLISHER’S 3039 NOTICE FREE ADVERTISING All real estate adverAdvertise one item val- tised herein is subject ued at $500 or less for to the Federal Fair free. Price must be in Housing Act which ad & will run for 5 days. makes it illegal to advertise any preference, Ads may be up to ap- limitation, or discrimiprox. 20 words includ- nation based on race, ing phone number. The color, religion, sex, ads must be for private handicap, familial status party or personal mdse. or national origin, or in& cannot include pets & tention to make any supplies, livestock (incl. such preferences, limichickens, ducks, cattle, tations or discriminagoats, etc) & supplies, tion. garage sales, hay, fire- State laws forbid diswood, & automobiles. crimination in the sale, rental, or advertising of Ema i l ad t o : real estate based on freeads@dailycorinth factors in addition to ian.com, mail ad to Free those protected under Ads, P.O. Box 1800, Cor- federal law. We will not inth, MS 38835, fax ad to knowingly accept any 662-287-3525 or bring ad advertising for real esto 1607 S. Harper Rd., tate which is in violaCorinth. tion of the law. All persons are hereby in* N O P H O N E C A L L S formed that all dwellPLEASE. INCLUDE NAME ings advertised are & ADDRESS FOR OUR RE- available on an equal CORDS. opportunity basis.
0734 Lots & Acreage
1.1 ac. cleared, ready to build on. Corner of CR 500 & CR 550. $7000. 662415-8662/662-665-4736
SUMMER SIZZLER New 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Energy Star Home Vinyl Siding/ Shingle Roof, 2"x6" Wall Studs Thermo pane windows Heat Pump, Appliances Underpinning, Delivered & Setup Only $28,995 WINDHAM HOMES 287-6991
0232 General Help
Apply in person at Briggs, Inc. 504 S. Cass St. Corinth, MS 0232 General Help
Aviagen Inc, the world’s largest primary breeding poultry company is expanding into the luka and Corinth Mississippi area. We are looking for outstanding individuals who are interested in joining our GGP contract grower base. This is an excellent opportunity for someone wanting to work from home and earn a good living on their farm. If interested you must have a minimum of 50 acres, accessible water and power and be able to secure adequate financing. For more information please contact Adam Hayes @ 1-888-796-5798 extension 116.
WANTED INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS
WANTED INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS
Excellent Earnings Potential
Requirements: • Driver’s License • Dependable Transportation • Light Bookwork Ability (will train) • Liability Insurance
Also, accepting applications for Class D drivers. Must be 18, willing to work. Will train.
FARMINGTON AREA BIGGERSVILLE AREA
Local distributor accepting applications for Class A drivers. Must be 21 or older. Experience & drug test required.
0232 General Help
Excellent Earnings Potential Requirements: • Driver’s License • Dependable Transportation • Light Bookwork Ability (will train) • Liability Insurance
Please come by the Daily Corinthian and ﬁll out a questionaire.
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DAILY CORINTHIAN 1607 S. Harper Rd. Corinth, MS
DAILY CORINTHIAN 1607 S. Harper Rd. Corinth, MS
0240 Skilled Trade
Drivers Wanted Yard
Now accepting applications for CDL A qualified full time yard Drivers – Mon thru Fri 2200PM TO 0600AM and Mon thru Thurs 0500AM to 15:30PM. 1 year driving experience required with Yard Driver experience a plus. Good work history and clean MVR a must. Apply in person at Ashley Furniture Industries/ Ashley Distribution Services 90 QT Todd Rd Ecru, MS. 8AM to 5:00PM Monday – Friday or call 1800-837-2241 8AM to 4PM CST for an application.
Ripley Industries is looking for a maintenance manager to be responsible for all production and non-production equipment facility wide. The successful candidate will have a diverse background in industrial maintenance with expertise in Plant Electricity, Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Metal Working, PLC and Mechanical issues. This position requires the ability to manage administrative duties and communications along with getting your hands dirty turning wrenches. A positive, “let’s get it done” attitude is an essential part of this job. If you are a whiner or a complainer, please save both of us time by not applying. If you meet these requirements and want to help build excellence, please send or email your resume to the following: MaintenanceMgr@ripleyind.com PO Box 245 Adamsville, TN 38310
New Truckload Division
• 2900 miles per week average • Earn over $60,000 per year!
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8B • Sunday, August 12, 2012 • Daily Corinthian
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Published on Aug 11, 2012