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TODAY IN HISTORY 1807: Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee is born in Westmoreland County, Va. 1861: Georgia becomes the fifth state to secede from the Union. 1937: Millionaire Howard Hughes sets a transcontinental air record by flying his monoplane from Los Angeles to Newark, N.J., in 7 hours, 28 minutes and 25 seconds. 1955: A presidential news conference is filmed for television for the first time, with the permission of President Dwight D. Eisenhower. 1981: The United States and Iran sign an accord paving the way for the release of 52 Americans held hostage for more than 14 months. 2007: Denny Doherty, a member of the 1960s folkrock group The Mamas & the Papas, dies at 66.

Mayor Paul Winfield made his case for a sports complex a bit more public Wednesday, telling a small group that a 130-acre site has been selected and Vicksburg’s voters will make the final decision on whether the hospitality industry will be taxed more to pay for the complex. “We’re at a point in time where we need to move forward,” Winfield told a group that included city and economic development officials and three representatives of the hospitality industry. “A sports complex will be a game changer. It will have an important economic impact for the city. “If we don’t present the best — not better — project (to prospective tournaments and sports groups) an alternative will be found,” Winfield said. “If we don’t look at our future and invest in our youth, we will perish,” he said at the Southern Cultural Heritage Center. “This is a bold project. I think it’s time.” Winfield said the proposed site is in north Vicksburg and in excess of 130 acres “that isn’t hidden from the world.” He would not say if it is inside the city limits. He said he will approach Aldermen Michael Mayfield and Sid Beauman in the first or second week of February with a proposal to seek legislative OK to increase the

From staff and AP reports NEW ORLEANS — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will get $55 million in emergency funds to pay for dredging the silting Mississippi River — a sum that will help the Corps maintain the river’s channel to depths ships need to safely navigate the waterway.

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The new funds are from an emergency spending bill allocated this week, U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., said Wednesday. Rachel Rodi, a Corps spokeswoman, said the money increases the Corps’ ability to dredge the river and “eases concerns for the See Corps, Page A7.

Hospitals reverse stance on taxes for state Medicaid Brenden Neville•The Vicksburg Post

Mayor Paul E. Winfield explains a proposed tax measure to city workers and representatives of the Vicksburg restaurant and hotel industry. city’s hotel tax by 2 percent and add a 1.5 percent food and beverage tax to fund a loan to buy the land and develop the project. Winfield projected the new taxes will yield about $1.2 million annually, enough to pay off an $18.5 million to $19 million loan over 15 years. The taxes will expire when the loan is paid, he said. The city currently levies a 2

percent hotel tax to support the Vicksburg Convention Center. Warren County has a 1 percent tax on occupied hotel rooms and food and beverages sold in the county to fund the Vicksburg Convention and Visitors Bureau. Once he gets the board’s OK, the mayor said, he and city attorney Lee Davis See Mayor, Page A7.

By Emily Wagster Pettus The Associated Press JACKSON — The leader of the Mississippi Hospital Association says his group won’t fight renewal of a tax his members pay to help fund Medicaid. The association protested in 2009 when then-Gov. Haley Barbour pushed for the hospital tax. Now, the association’s president and CEO, Sam Cameron, says the tax gives hospitals something very important — predictability

in their expenses. “It’s no question that it has cost us some financial negative impact for some of the hospitals,” Cameron said. “But very honestly, without it, the funding of the Medicaid program would not be there.” Medicaid is a government health insurance program for the needy. For every dollar Mississippi puts into it, the federal government pays almost three. Some of the state’s portion See Medicaid, Page A7.

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Corps to get $55M more for silt fight

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Annette Kirklin, executive director of the Southern Cultural Heritage Center, addresses a meeting of planners for the Hobbs Freeman Arts and Nature Celebration and Festival.

An art festival on the streets around the Southern Cultural Heritage Center planned throughout the year should rival some of the nation’s bestknown creative districts to highlight the life and work of Hobbs Freeman, executive director Annette Kirklin said Wednesday. “I envision Jackson Square,” Kirklin said of the famed New Orleans venue as members of Vicksburg’s artistic community met to fill the schedule of events for the Hobbs Freeman Arts and Nature Celebration and Festival. “I want to see artists on the street.” Freeman, a Fayette native, died in

2009 at 65. The multitalented artist and sculptor served on the boards of Vicksburg and Warren County Historical Society and the Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation, which governs the SCHC, and was a member of the Vicksburg Art Association. The center received a $24,200 grant from the National Park Service’s Lower Mississippi Delta Initiative to stage a series of naturethemed workshops and events to reflect Freeman’s passions. It kicks off Feb. 21 with a cooking workshop by local chef William Furlong in the center’s conference room with some of Freeman’s favorite herbs as its focus. Furlong is food and See Artists, Page A7.

DA seeks to seize home owned by physician nabbed for drugs By Pamela Hitchins phitchins@vicksburgpost.com The Vicksburg home of a Tallulah doctor charged last fall with 300 counts of prescription fraud is the target of a forfeiture civil suit brought by District Attorney Ricky Smith. Dr. Lawrence Chenier and the home at 100 Colonial Drive, along with lienholders State Farm Bank, Bloomington, Ill., and M&I Support Services Corporation, Madison, Wis., are named in the suit filed Jan. 6 in Warren County Court.

Chenier, 58, was arrested Sept. 29 along with Patti Carr, 41, whom investigators identified as his live-in Dr. Lawrence girlfriend. Chenier Chenier was picked up at his Tallulah office at 900 Johnson St. with assistance from the Madison Parish Sheriff’s Department, while Carr was served with arrest and search warrants by deputies and U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration

agents at the couple’s home. They are each accused of 300 counts of controlled substance fraud in acquisition and one count of conspiracy to commit controlled substance fraud in acquisition. They have not been indicted by the grand jury, but the January term meets next week and their cases could be among those considered. Smith would not comment on the specifics of the suit, citing “ongoing litigation,” but said if it is successful, the property would be sold See Chenier, Page A2.

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man said this morning. Working here are, background, Josh Davies, Fisher Ferry Volunteer Fire Department; top right, Nathan Williams, Vicksburg Fire Department EMT; middle left, Joel Greer, VFD paramedic; and middle right, Caleb Davis, Vicksburg Fire Department paramedic.

NEW ORLEANS — A man died in eastern New Orleans after a minivan slid off Interstate 10 into a canal between the east and west lanes of the highway, police said. Officer Garry Flot said the crash happened at 8:36 p.m. Wednesday.

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BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS 45-year-old Metairie man accused of hiding in the trunk of his estranged wife’s parked car with plastic ties, a length of duct tape and a toy pistol in an alleged attempt to kidnap her as she left work. Police said that Talandis O’Patrick Cotton was booked Tuesday on counts of violating a protective order and attempted aggravated kidnapping. Police said security guards at St. Elizabeth Hospital discovered Cotton in the car trunk shortly before 6:45 p.m. after the wife asked them to escort her to her car in the hospital parking lot. Talandis Cotton told officers he was getting tools in the trunk when the lid closed on him.

Woman charged with credit card fraud Chenier A Vicksburg woman was charged with three counts of credit card fraud Wednesday, police Capt. Bobby Stewart said. Franchesca Thompson, 20, 816 Meadow St., surrendered to police at 6:20 p.m. on a warrant, Stewart said. Thompson is accused of obtaining $750 from an ATM on Sept. 26 without the authorization of the cardholder, he said. She was released from the Warren County Jail after posting a $10,000 bond.

Electronics hot items in city burglaries Two residential burglaries were reported in the city

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from staff reports Wednesday, said Capt. Bobby Stewart. At 5:53 p.m., an iPad valued at $450 and a Wii console valued at $125 were reported stolen from a home in the 100 block of Commons Circle. At 10:14 p.m., an HP laptop computer valued at $250, a Dell desktop computer valued at $400 and an Emerson 32-inch flat-screen TV valued at $350 were reported stolen from a home in the 200 block of Demby Drive.

Four men jailed for MDOC, court A Dallas man was in the

Warren County Jail this morning after being extradited from Texas, records showed. Brandon Albert, 31, 1818 Corsicana St., was being held for the Mississippi Department of Corrections for violating probation. Separately, two Vicksburg men were arrested Wednesday and being held for the MDOC for probation violations. Michael R. Horton, 25, 2924 E. Main St., was arrested at 1:30 p.m., and Ivory Joe Williams, 49, 1027 Vine St., was arrested at 7:30 p.m. Jail records also showed that Michael Turner, 43, 229 High Hill Drive, was being held on a drug court sanction.

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Continued from Page A1. and the proceeds would go to the Warren County Sheriff’s Office. The house and land, valued at less than $200,000 according to the suit, are subject to forfeiture because of having been used to facilitate violation of the Mississippi Uniform Controlled Substances Law. Warren County land rolls value the house and land at $177,450. Deputies who searched the home, located on a cul-de-sac off Indiana Avenue between Interstate 20 and Mission 66, found nearly 400 prescription vials they said were from fraudulent drug purchases, many of them from Vicksburg-area pharmacies. Matched with prescription records, the vials showed the haul included about 6,000 Lorcet and 8,000 Lyrica tablets. In addition, about 80 Xanax pills had been pre-

scribed, and a small quantity recovered. Chenier and Carr were released Sept. 30 from the Warren County Jail, each posting a $100,000 bond. Lawsuit supporting documents indicate Chenier is living at the 100 Colonial Drive home. Online records show Chenier was an emergency and family practice physician licensed in Louisiana. He maintained the Johnson Street office and also worked in the emergency room of the Madison Parish Hospital at 900 Johnson St. Hospital representatives contacted Wednesday would not comment on his current status there. He received his medical degree in 1980 at Meharry Medical College in Nashville and has been in practice since 1982, records show.

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CLUBS MVSU — Vicksburg/Warren Alumni; 6 tonight, new membership/regular meeting; Jackson Street Community Center, 823 Walnut St. Hester Flowers Garden Club — 6:30 tonight; Cobb House, 1302 Adams St. MXO Pearls Girls — 10:30 a.m. Saturday; Vicksburg ASU office, 1514 Cherry St. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Mu Xi Omega Chapter — Meeting, noon Saturday; 2717

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PUBLIC PROGRAMS After School Program — For grades K-12; Central MS Prevention Services; Emma Roberts 601-631-0102. Career Center — Job opportunities for Vicksburg Housing Authority residents only; Manney Murphy, 601-638-1661 or 601-738-8140. BancorpSouth — Collecting coats, hats, gloves and blankets for local shelters; drop off at any Vicksburg branch. Senior Center — Friday: 10 a.m., beanbag, 11:30, dulcimer; 1 p.m., card games and open use of computers. Buck’s Country Playhouse — Feed in the Chicken Coop with potluck supper at 6:30 p.m. Friday; music by Magnolia and Moonshine; donations

accepted; 601-638-3193. American Legion Post 213 “The Hut” — Dance and cash raffle, 9 p.m. until: Friday with DJ Reo; Saturday with DJ Duncan Smith; Sunday, 8 p.m. until; DJ “Horseman” Mitchell; admission, $3 singles, $5 per couple. Homebuyer Education Workshop — 8:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday; Public Library; must attend all day to receive certificate; must preregister, Leona Stringer, 601-634-4520. Book-Signing — 2 p.m. Saturday; local authors Dwain Butler, “Einstein Redux” and Donna Clark, “The Lone Horseman”; free admission; SCHC, 1302 Adams St.; 601631-2997. Levi’s — A Gathering Place; 7-10 p.m. Saturday, music by Grassfire; donations appreciated.

WCSHC/USDA Outreach — Meeting for small farmers, landowners and homeowners, 6 p.m. Tuesday; Hermanville District Four Barn, 13004 Mississippi 18; Frank Taylor, 601-291-2704 or fltaylor@bellsouth.net. St. Aloysius Blood Drive — 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday; donors receive a Beanie Baby Bloodhound or a T-shirt; 1900 Grove St. Mardi Gras Wreath Workshop — 5:30-7 p.m. Feb. 2; Beau Lutz, presenter; reservations required, 601-631-2997 or info@southernculture.org; SCHC, 1302 Adams St.

CHURCHES Beech Grove M.B. — Citywide Revival Crusade, 7 p.m. Thursdays; Minister Charles Reed, speaker; 150 Redbone Road.

Share a Prayer — 6:30 p.m. Friday; bring favorite prayer, spiritual reading or meditation; Alma Smith, 601-6368628; sponsored by the Baha’is of Vicksburg. The Word Church — Destiny Push Ministries women’s fellowship, 10 a.m. Saturday; Pastor Wanda Pitts, speaker; Bishop Oscar L. Davis, pastor; 1201 Grove St.

Shiloh Baptist — Trustees and deacons business meeting, 11:30 a.m. Saturday; regular meeting, noon; 920 Meadow St. Travelers Rest Baptist — First praise dance and mime extravaganza, 3 p.m. Saturday; all churches invited; 610-6363712 or 601-529-1972. First Presbyterian — Vicksburg Chamber Choir, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays; 1501 Cherry St.


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AREA 10 SPECIAL OLYMPICS

Eli Baylis•The Vicksburg Post

Warren Central senior Charquez Washington, 17, above, helps Warren Central student Chris Horton, 17, shoot a basketball during the Area 10 Special Olympics at Warren Central on Wednesday. Chris is the son of Delisa Bulter. Charquez is the son of Joann Stevenson and Charles Washington. At right, Kourey Davis, 17, a junior on the Vikings basketball team, hands a basketball to Tonya Woods, 36. Kourey is the son of Kourey Davis and Dinah Wood.

3 students killed in Greene wreck LEAKESVILLE — Three Greene County High School students were killed and two others injured in a singlevehicle wreck in the south Mississippi county. Dillion Reid, 16, Codi Henderson, 15, and Stephen Nicholson, 15, were on a county road just off Mississippi 594 south of Leakesville,

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BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Mississippi at about 8:40 a.m. Highway Safety Patrol Cpl. Todd Miller said. Miller said the truck ran off the roadway, hit an embankment and flipped several times, ejecting all five people.

Court hears case over young girl’s rape NEW ORLEANS — A south Mississippi school district is asking a federal appeal court to throw out a lawsuit claiming a 9-yearold student was repeatedly raped by a man who checked her out of school six times without authorization. The full 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals didn’t immediately rule Wednesday after hearing arguments in the case filed by the girl’s relatives, who say a Covington County school failed to verify

Tommy Keyes’ identity when he took the girl from campus. A federal judge dismissed the lawsuit in 2009, but a three-judge panel from the 5th Circuit revived it last year. Eighteen judges from the appeals court heard the case Wednesday. The school district argues a public school system doesn’t have a constitutional duty to protect students from harm by “private actors.”

Southaven ending stipend for mayor SOUTHAVEN — A $145,000 annual salary already makes Southaven Mayor Greg Davis one of the highest-paid public officials in Mississippi. But the city also has been paying the mayor a little-known $35,000-a-year stipend for supervising water and sewer operations. Mayor Pro Tem Greg Guy moved swiftly Wednesday to

Perry drops out, throws support to Gingrich NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — Texas Gov. Rick Perry this morning abandoned his presidential bid and endorsed Newt Gingrich, a move that comes just two days before the pivotal South Carolina primary as Republican front-runner Mitt Romney struggles to fend off a challenge from the former House Rick speaker. Perry Perry called Gingrich a “conservative visionary.” Perry had faced calls in recent days to drop out of the race in hopes of compelling conservative voters, whose support has been divided among several like-minded candidates, to rally behind Gingrich in hopes of stopping Romney.

Cell phone crackdown in Mississippi prisons to begin in February JACKSON (AP) — Beginning in February, Mississippi inmates caught with cell phones will lose all privileges. Also, they won’t be allowed to purchase items from the commissary, the prison store, and they won’t be allowed to use the regular prison phone. Corrections Commissioner Christopher Epps said loss of six months’ trusty time already is among the penalties. Epps says “Zero Privilege Units” will be located at each of the state’s three prisons — Parchman, Greene County and Rankin County. “We realize we have a problem and we are doing something about it,” Epps said. “This will send a strong message.” MDOC’s confiscation of at least 3,400 cell phones from inmates and Facebook pages created using smartphones from behind prison walls are behind the increased discipline, despite best efforts to keep cell phones out. Cell phones are “the biggest

contraband items that we have,” said Epps. “It’s a national problem in corrections,” he said. Epps said over the past two years, at least two inmates were updating their Facebook pages from behind prison walls in Mississippi using smartphone technology on cell phones smuggled into them. Last year, MDOC had 70 Facebook pages deactivated. In October, MDOC officials contacted Facebook’s corporate office and asked that the account of convicted murderer Jonathan Davis be deactivated. Until that point, Davis, 27, had been on the page and updating it since he arrived at the State Penitentiary at Parchman in 2004. Davis was convicted of capital murder in Lauderdale County. Since its installation, the system has blocked about 1.8 million illegal cell phone calls and text messages, Epps said.

NTSB: Coast airport controller nearly caused midair collision

USDA gives state $5.4M in disaster funds JACKSON — Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Mississippi will receive $5.4 for disaster aid as part of more than $300 million in emergency assistance to 33 states and Puerto Rico. Mississippi’s share of USDA’s watershed and conservation emergency funds will be used to restore land and property damaged in floods, tornadoes and other natural disasters in 2011.

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BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Perry’s decision to endorse Gingrich does not necessarily mean conservatives will rally behind the former House speaker. Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, a champion of the anti-abortion issue, is still in the race and was endorsed by a group of evangelical leaders.

Obama seeks share of spotlight in Florida WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is unveiling a plan to boost tourism to the U.S. by making it easier for people in China, Brazil and elsewhere to come to this country, promoting visits to national parks, and adding business executives to a tourism advisory board. The president was planning to announce those steps and others in a visit this after-

noon to Walt Disney World near Orlando, just as Republican presidential candidates prepare to blanket Florida ahead of the state’s Jan. 31 primary.

Santorum nips Romney in final Iowa GOP count COLUMBIA, S.C. — Rick Santorum edged Mitt Romney by 34 votes in a surprise flip to the final results —Romney had an eight-vote advantage — of the Iowa caucuses, Republican officials said today, but no winner was declared because some votes remain missing in the event’s closest finish ever. Iowa GOP Chairman Matt Strawn announced the certified totals for the Jan. 3 caucuses at a news conference, but didn’t name an official winner because some votes can’t be counted. Results from 8 of the state’s 1,774 precincts are missing.

ax that stipend after it was revealed that the stipend and other city payments steered more than $187,000 into Davis’ pockets last year.

WASHINGTON (AP) — An air traffic controller with a history of disciplinary problems nearly caused a midair collision between a regional airliner and a small plane last year, the National Transportation Safety Board said Wednesday. A regional jet operated by ExpressJet and a singleengine Cessna came within 300 feet of colliding after they were cleared to take off on intersecting runways at Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport in Mississippi on June 19, according to NTSB officials and documents released by the board. There were 53 passengers and crew aboard the regional jet, an Embraer ER145. A student pilot, accompanied by a

flight instructor, was flying the Cessna 172. Airport tower controller Robert Beck first cleared the Cessna to take off on runway 18, according to the documents. About 16 seconds later, Beck cleared the regional jet, Continental Express Flight 2555, to take off on runway 14, which crosses runway 18. No warning was issued to either pilot about the other plane even though another controller who heard the takeoff clearances told investigators he shouted a warning to Beck, “You’ve got two rolling!” Both planes were at the same altitude, about 300 feet above the airport, when they passed within 300 feet laterally of each other.


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Facts aside, Barbour pardons ignite voter indignation STARKVILLE — The national headlines reflected that on the way out the door, former Gov. Haley Barbour pardoned more than 200 Mississippi inmates, including a group of murderers and some high-profile convicts who were responsible for the deaths of others through criminal negligence. Sources in the Barbour camp say the facts are more complex than that. They say all but 26 had already been released from prison. Of that 26, 13 got medical releases and 10 got full pardons. The other three were released under supervision of the Department of Corrections. But this isn’t a public reaction born out of numbers. It’s a reaction born out of anger and, for many, a sense of betrayal. Newspapers that two days earlier had written glowing farewell editorials about Barbour were questioning his reasoning and his competence in the execution of the pardons. Angry families of the victims were questioning his sanity, his compassion, and his sense of decency. In that instant, Barbour changed the perception some Mississippians had of him 24 hours earlier. On his last full day in office, the majority of Mississippians saw Barbour as the man who told us to “hitch up our britches” after Katrina and get to work rebuilding. But 24 hours after

that, news of the pardons had many of Barbour’s supporters searching vainly for explanaSID tions or justifications of the former governor’s actions. Others reacted by calling for amendment or outright abolition of the powers of pardon and clemency for Mississippi governors. That’s a dangerous and foolhardy overreaction. Here’s my take on the pardons. While I don’t pretend to understand Barbour’s reasoning on several of the pardons, the majority of them had the sole impact of clearing the records of inmates who had already served their time and been released. Some of the same national critics of Barbour’s 2012 pardons were stripping the political bark from his back in 2010 over refusing to pardon the Scott Sisters for a heinous 1993 Scott County armed robbery. So to suggest that at least some of the outrage over the Barbour pardons has a basis in partisan politics is unavoidable. But the suggestion that Barbour’s pardons of criminals who perpetrated “crime of passion” murders of women send a distressing,

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insulting message to women who survive such crimes is likewise unavoidable. One other cold hard fact about the Barbour reprieves can’t be avoided: Rich white socialite Karen Irby pleaded guilty in 2010 to manslaughter in connection with the deaths of two doctors, Lisa Dedousis and Daniel Pogue, at a Jackson intersection. Irby was legally drunk at the time of the fiery accident. Barbour gave Irby clemency before leaving office. But in the 1988 accident that killed House Speaker Philip Gunn’s parents and sister, the poor black driver of the vehicle that collided with the Gunns was also intoxicated at the time of that tragic accident in Oxford. In 1989, Howard Hewlett was convicted on three counts of manslaughter as a habitual offender and sentenced to a total of 60 years in the state prison. Unlike Irby, Hewlett remains incarcerated at Parchman. Exactly what made Irby more deserving of mercy than Hewlett? Haley Barbour’s ultimate legacy will rest in whether voters — after reviewing all the facts — believe he did that or not in these instances. •

Sid Salter is a syndicated columnist. Contact him at 601-507-8004 or sidsalter@sidsalter.com

OLD POST FILES 120 YEARS AGO: 1892

50 YEARS AGO: 1962

Jennie Olson of Jackson is visiting Miss Belle Elmore. • Pat Desley’s shoe store is burglarized.

Jack Anderson is named superintendent of the Vicksburg National Military Park. • Monita Gayle Jackson of Denham Springs, LA., is named Miss All Saints.

110 YEARS AGO: 1902 F.A.C. Ferguson is to be trainmaster on the Y&MV Railroad. • Mayor L.W. Magruder is made a member of the board of visitors of the U.S. Naval Academy.

100 YEARS AGO: 1912 “His New Wife” is showing at the Alamo Theatre. • Rabbi and Mrs. Sol Koury move to a home on Baum Street.

90 YEARS AGO: 1922 Mrs. Frank A. Scott returns from Martinville, Ind. • “Margie” proves an unpretentious, clean musical comedy.

80 YEARS AGO: 1932 Henry Mackey enters the race for alderman. • Edna Earl Parsons is elected Speed Street School Carnival Queen. • Eva Mae Ferguson dies.

70 YEARS AGO: 1942 Mrs. A.M. Smith and daughter arrive from Buffalo, N.Y., for a visit with relatives. • Services are held for Mrs. Columbia Utz, who died in Tallulah.

60 YEARS AGO: 1952 Henry C. Redell, retired railroad employee, dies. • Robert Mitchum stars in “The Racket” at the Saenger Theatre. • Sgt. and Mrs. Thomas Alford announce the birth of a daughter, Lynn, on Jan. 31.

40 YEARS AGO: 1972 The W.E. Parks Lumber Co. Inc. of Newellton purchases the former Port Gibson Veneer and Box Co. • The Warren County Board of Supervisors is asked to consider a relocation site for the Hospitality House and the offices of the Vicksburg Warren County Chamber of Commerce.

30 YEARS AGO: 1982 Mr. and Mrs. John H. Cessna of Utica announce the birth of a son, Patrick Lamont, on Jan. 18. • Jim Foster is recipient of the President’s Award presented by the Warren County United Way. • Mr. and Mrs. Victor Simmons are the parents of a daughter, Jessica Anne, born Jan. 1.

20 YEARS AGO: 1992 Vicksburg National Military Park officials begin investigating where a metal detector has been used and more than 100 holes dug in an area on Halls Ferry Road near Confederate Avenue. • Mr. and Mrs. Elbert Hugh Case celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.

10 YEARS AGO: 2002 Heidi Chausse is named Mississippi’s Special Education Teacher of the Year. • Leatrice Stampley is honored with an appreciation service at New Mount Pilgrim M.B. Church. • Viney Pinkney Jackson of Utica dies.

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Entergy Corp. (ETR)...........71.24 Fastenal (FAST)....................45.53 Family Dollar (FDO)...........53.74 Fred’s (FRED).........................14.71 Int’l Paper (IP)......................32.07 Janus Capital Group (JNS)..7.085 J.C. Penney (JCP)................33.92 Kroger Stores (KR)..............24.12 Kan. City So. (KSU).............71.69 Legg Mason (LM)............. 27.13 Parkway Properties (PKY).....9.37 PepsiCo Inc. (PEP)..............64.85 Regions Financial (RF)....... 4.91 Rowan (RDC)........................34.78 Saks Inc. (SKS)........................ 9.28 Sears Holdings (SHLD).....39.49 Simpson-DuraVent (SSD)...34.48 Sunoco (SUN).......................37.07 Trustmark (TRMK)..............25.47 Tyco Intn’l (TYC)..................48.93 Tyson Foods (TSN).............19.46 Viacom (VIA).........................53.50 Walgreens (WAG)...............33.75 Wal-Mart (WMT).................60.01

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smart money Q: I read your column and have seen you mention several times that people need to be careful when getting into investment properties if they do not have experience in the market. Is it a more viable option to use a property manageBRUCE ment company to handle the business end of things and therefore “buy” some of the expertise needed? — S.G., via e-mail A: By and large, amateurs who get involved in investment property find themselves a bit poorer at the end of the experience. If you are determined, you

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should first start researching the do’s, the don’ts and so much more. You could start with the Internet, but you most likely will have to search out any number of books on the subject. They are legion. As for the property management company, it sounds like a great idea, but the reality is that in most cases, the cost of using a property management company, coupled with the likelihood that you will have to use some borrowed money, will turn your investment into a losing proposition, at least in the short term and perhaps in the long term. The only reasonable expectation of a profit would come in selling the property you are purchasing now at some future date for an appreciated amount. •

Bruce Williams writes for Newspaper Enterprise Association. E-mail him at bruce@brucewilliams.com.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Online piracy costs U.S. copyright owners and producers billions of dollars every year, but legislation in Congress to block foreign Internet thieves and swindlers has met strong resistance from hightech companies, spotlighted by Wikipedia’s protest blackout Wednesday, warning of a threat to Internet freedom. House and Senate bills that once seemed to be on a path toward approval now face a rockier future. House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday it was “pretty clear to many of us that there is a lack of consensus at this point.” Amid the high-tech campaign against the bills, several lawmakers came out in opposition. At least four Senate Republicans who had previ-

ously cosponsored the Senate bill — Orrin Hatch of Utah, Roy Blunt of Missouri, John Boozman of Arkansas and Charles Grassley of Iowa — issued statements Wednesday saying they were withdrawing their support. Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin of Maryland last week said that, after listening to constituent concerns, he could not vote for the Senate bill as it is currently written. “After listening to the concerns on both sides of the debate over the protect IP Act, it is simply not ready for prime time and both sides must continue working together to find a better path forward,” Hatch wrote on his Facebook page. On the House side, Rep. Rick Larsen, D-Wash., issued a statement that he had heard from many of his constitu-

ents and had come to the conclusion that the House and Senate bills “create unacceptable threats to free speech and free access to the Internet.” Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, a Republican, is threating to filibuster the legislation. Paul promised to take a stand because he says they would give too much control to the federal government. The two main bills are the Protect Intellectual Property Act in the Senate, and the similar Stop Online Piracy Act in the House. There are already laws on the books to combat domestic websites trafficking in counterfeit or pirated goods, but little to counter foreign violators. The bills would allow the Justice Department, and copyright holders, to seek court

orders against foreign websites accused of perpetrating or facilitating copyright infringement. While there is little the United States can do to take down those websites, the bills would bar online advertising networks and payment facilitators such as credit card companies and PayPal from doing business with an alleged violator. It also would forbid search engines from linking to such sites. The original bills would have let copyright holders and Internet service providers block access to pirate websites. Critics and Internet engineers complained that would allow copyright holders to interfere in the behindthe-scenes system that seamlessly directs computer-users to websites.

Obama blocks $7B Canada-Texas pipeline WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Congress are back where they were before Christmas, locked in an election-season tussle over a proposed 1,700-mile oil pipeline from Canada to Texas. Republicans hope to again force Obama to make a politically risky decision, while he is seeking to put it off until after the November election. Obama blocked the $7 billion Keystone XL pipeline Wednesday, at least temporarily, but Republicans immediately signaled their intention to try again to force the issue. Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, said he will call Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, who recommended Obama’s rejection, to testify at a hearing as early as next Wednesday, the day after

‘This is not the end of the fight. Republicans in Congress will continue to push this because it’s good for our country and it’s good for our economy and it’s good for the American people.’ House Speaker John Boehner

Obama gives his State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress. “This is not the end of the fight. Republicans in Congress will continue to push this because it’s good for our country and it’s good for our economy and it’s good for the American people,” especially those who are out of work, said House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio. Republicans are looking to drive a wedge between Obama and two key Democratic constituencies. Some labor unions support the pipeline as a job

creator, while environmentalists fear it could lead to an oil spill disaster. The plan by Calgary-based TransCanada Corp. would carry tar sands oil from Alberta, Canada, through a 1,700-mile pipeline across six U.S. states to refineries on the Texas Gulf Coast. Obama was already on record as saying no, for now, until his administration could review an alternate route that avoided environmentally sensitive areas of Nebraska — a route that still has not been proposed. But in an unrelated

tax deal he cut with congressional Republicans, Obama had been boxed into making a decision by Feb. 21. The deal required that the project would go forward unless Obama declared by that date that it was not in the national interest. The president did just that Wednesday, generating intense reaction from all sides. “This announcement is not a judgment on the merits of the pipeline, but the arbitrary nature of a deadline that prevented the State Department from gathering the information necessary to approve the project and protect the American people,” Obama said in a written statement. “I’m disappointed that Republicans in Congress forced this decision.”

Kodak files for Chapter 11 in move to stay afloat ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Photography icon Eastman Kodak has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, as it seeks to boost its cash position and stay in business. The move comes as the ailing company has failed to find a buyer for its trove of 1,100 digital imaging patents. Kodak said in November that it could run out of cash in a year if it didn’t sell the patents, for which it hoped to fetch billions. Eastman Kodak Co. said early today that it has secured $950 million in financing from Citigroup Inc., and expects to be able to operate its business during bankruptcy reorganization and pay employees. The

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BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Rochester, N.Y.-based company, which was pummeled by foreign competition and then severely shaken by the digital revolution, has invested huge sums in new lines of inkjet printers that are finally on the verge of turning a profit.

Housing starts fall; ’11 bad building year WASHINGTON — Builders ended 2011 with a third straight year of dismal home building and the worst on record for single-family home construction.

Stocks edge higher as jobless rate drops NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks edged higher in early trading today following strong bank earnings and a decline in applications for unemployment benefits. The Standard & Poor’s 500 was up a point to 1,309 shortly after 9 a.m. The Nasdaq composite was up 12 points to 2,781. The Dow Jones industrial average inched up 10 points to 12,589. The government reported early today that the number of people seeking unemploy-

ment benefits plunged last week to the lowest level in more than three years. France and Spain also held successful bond auctions, easing worries about that region’s two-yearold debt crisis. Bank of America and Morgan Stanley rose after reporting results that were better than analysts had expected. BofA returned to profit in the fourth quarter while Morgan Stanley’s loss was less than forecast. Both stocks rose more than 5 percent.

The Commerce Department said builders started just 606,900 homes in 2011. That’s up slightly from 587,000 in 2010 and 554,000 in 2009 — the worst year on records dating back 50 years. In a healthy market, economists say, about 1.2 million homes are started each year. In December, builders broke ground on a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 657,000 homes, down 4 percent from the previous month. Last year was the worst on records dating back a halfcentury for single-family home construction, which accounts for roughly 70 percent of the market. Builders started just 428,600. In a good

economy, builders break ground on about 840,000.

Southwest posts profit on strong traffic DALLAS — Southwest Airlines Co. is making money even with higher fuel prices, thanks to full planes and rising fares. CEO Gary C. Kelly said the airline expects strong revenue in the first quarter too. Southwest said today that it earned $152 million in the fourth quarter, up from $131 million a year earlier. The increase came from gains on fuel-hedging contracts. Southwest offers service out of Jackson Evers International Airport.


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Thames will meet with the county’s legislative delegation to draft the bill. When the bill is filed, he said, the city will get an option to purchase the property, with the money paid on the option going toward the selling price if the city decides to buy the land. If the local bill wins legislative approval, Winfield said, voters must approve the taxes in a citywide referendum before the taxes can be collected. If 60 percent of the voters approve the increases, he said, the city will purchase the land. “If we don’t get the tax increase, we won’t buy the land and we’ll lose the money we placed for the option,” he said. “We’ll have to go back to the drawing board.” He said the businesses have to get behind the plan for it to succeed. “I’m going to be the cheerleader for this,” he said. “I will be coming to your business. I’m going to want you to call your elected officials, from the board to the legislators, and tell them to support this initiative. This will benefit everyone.” Winfield has discussed his sports complex vision on several occasions and expanded it at a meeting of city and county officials in December when he discussed the proposed tax increases. The city in 2003 bought a 200-acre tract on Fisher Ferry Road for a sports complex for $325,000. City officials abandoned the project in 2009 after spending an additional $2.7 million for preliminary plans, engineering and dirt work.

Winfield said Wednesday that the Fisher Ferry site was not suitable, saying part of the property, including the access route, is in a flood zone. “I’m a person who believes you don’t throw money into a bad project,” he said. In 2007, the city board hired USA Partners Sports Alliance of Jacksonville, Fla., for $250,000 to determine the feasibility of a proposed $25 million sports complex at Halls Ferry Park, including Bazinsky Field, proposed by the Aquila Group of Vicksburg. It would have included baseball and softball fields and related amenities, a water park, a baseball stadium/ ballpark and facilities for golf, soccer, volleyball, tennis and other activities. The Aquila Group would lead the construction and management of the fields and sports facilities. The project died after a study by the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality found the site was not suitable because part of Halls Ferry Park was built on what was once the city’s landfill. Under an agreement between the city and USA Partners, which was hired after the Aquila Group approached the city, the company would return the $250,000 feasibility study cost to the city if the complex did not materialize. More than four years later, the city has not been reimbursed. If his plan goes through, Winfield said, the sports complex will include baseball, softball and soccer fields and a walking track. He said

the facility would be built in stages, projecting its completion in 12 to 18 months. He asked Vicksburg Deputy Chief John Dolan, whose son, Derek, 15, plays baseball, to speak at the Wednesday meeting. Dolan said he has attended tournaments across Mississippi and in other states. Dolan said the areas he’s visited “put a lot of effort into having really, really good facilities. Canton, Tupelo and Madison hold tournaments every week, we can’t do that.” Having a sports complex in Vicksburg, he said, would be a plus, adding that the city could attract tournaments “if we really had a nice facility here.” Lynn Foley, director of sales for Southern Hospitality Services, which owns four hotels in Vicksburg, said she supports Winfield’s plan, adding she has twin sons who play tennis, baseball and soccer. “I’m a big supporter of youth sports,” she said after the meeting. “I know what kind of economic impact a sports complex can have here. But the mayor, somewhere along the line, is going to have to address the general public and explain it to them.” “If it’s something that’s going to be built and bring the people to the area, it benefits everyone,” said Paul Caudillo, who owns Annabel bed and breakfast inn on Speed Street. “If it’s going to cost a little more to do it, so be it. You have to spend money to make money, as the saying goes.”

Corps Continued from Page A1. rest of the year.” The Corps had about $70 million this year for dredging. With the new funds, the Corps will have more than $120 million, which is more than the Corps had received in years past for dredging. The Corps cut its dredging budget last year and maritime businesses have complained of channel narrowing and silting in. A coal freighter ran aground briefly Tuesday, highlighting problems in the channel. Last week, maritime businesses released a report showing that the U.S. economy faced losing billions of dollars in trade unless the Corps’ budget for dredging was increased to prevent the

river from silting in. Every year, the Corps keeps the channel open with dredges that remove mud and allow ships to get to the Port of New Orleans. The Corp’s dredging budget was cut $45 million last year. The Corps’ Vicksburg District maintains seven ports and harbors on the river in Mississippi and Louisiana, including Vicksburg Harbor. Cutterhead dredges under contract to the Corps dredge the ports annually. Also, the Dredge Jadwin, a four-story, 274-foot-long dustpan dredge built in 1933 and re-powered in 1985, clears silt from the river floor by a high-powered vacuum head. The Mississippi River is a

major thoroughfare to the world’s markets for grain, soybeans, pig iron, coal and many other products for 29 states and Canada. About 60 percent of U.S. grain exports cross the mouth of the Mississippi. Between $85 billion and $104 billion in foreign trade passes through New Orleans, according to figures from the Customs and Border Protection. But the river carries huge amounts of silt and sediment — about 200 million tons a year — and unless it is stirred up by dredges the river clogs up and that forces ships to reduce their draft. The Corps said it was sending a dredge to clear the channel near Venice, La.

beverage manager at DiamondJacks Casino. The Art Round the Center festival on Nov. 3 will be open to the public and feature works by local art vendors for sale and various musical performances. Event organizers have asked the city to close Cherry Street to offer the art fair more space, Kirklin said. In between, Freeman’s paintings, jewelry and sculptures will be displayed March 5 through March 30 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the parlor of the old convent on the center’s grounds. Opera singer Lester Senter Wilson will perform in the chapel in April. The time and date is to be announced. In May, Lewis Decell will teach a seven-step chair-caning class. Dates are to be announced. Other events in the works include photography workshops, sculpted art to highlight the Mississippi River and Vicksburg National Military Park and gardening activities. Children and adults may submit art for competitions planned after April 30.

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If you go Hobbs Freeman Arts and Nature Celebration and Festival events: Feb. 21 • Cooking with Herbs, with William Furlong • 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. March 5-30 • Hobbs Freeman Exhibit, in parlor of old convent • 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. April • Lester Senter Wilson, concert in the chapel • Date and time TBA May • Lewis Decell • Seven steps to caning a chair • Date and time TBA Nov. 3 • Art Round the Center festival • Times, details TBA Members of the center’s board, Vicksburg National Military Park, the Old Court House Museum, Vicksburg Foundation for Historic Preservation and others in the Vicksburg arts community meet again Feb. 22 to round out more of the schedule.

Medicaid Continued from Page A1. of Medicaid funding comes from the hospital tax. Cameron said the tax is based on a formula so complicated that hospitals rely on consultants to crunch numbers and make sure everyone is paying what they’re supposed to pay. The tax is set to expire June 30 unless lawmakers renew it this session. Officials say the hospital tax generates about $200 million a year, and that money is multiplied with the federal match. Gov. Phil Bryant, who took office Jan. 10, said he supports renewing the hospital tax because the state can’t afford to replace the Medicaid money that would be lost if the tax disappears. “I think they understand with the cost of Medicaid and where we’re at in revenue and budgets, there just aren’t too many other places we can go for that particular revenue for Medicaid,” Bryant said, responding to reporters’ questions before he spoke at a Mississippi Hospital Association luncheon in downtown Jackson. Bryant did not mention the hospital tax during his speech. Barbour and Bryant are both Republicans, and both

campaigned on keeping taxes low. However, Barbour pushed the hospital tax as something that would ultimately help the hospitals by keeping federal money flowing into the state for Medicaid. Because Mississippi is one of the poorest states in the nation, it has one of the most generous federal payment rates for Medicaid. Mississippi hospitals had paid one form of tax to help fund Medicaid for about a dozen years until the federal government blocked it in 2005. From 2005 to 2009, Barbour tried to persuade lawmakers to pass a revised version of the tax. He won the political battle in June 2009, as lawmakers met in special session to pass a comprehensive state budget for the fiscal year that was only hours from beginning. Cameron said that tax enacted in 2009 included guarantees that the state could not arbitrarily cut Medicaid services or limit the number of inpatient hospital days it would pay for Medicaid patients. He said that gave hospitals “a measure of comfort” about their finances.

Bert Woodson, Joe Woodson and Patrick Leon Woodson, all of Vicksburg; six sisters, Roberta Stamps, Juanita Byrd, Ruby Jackson, Zelma Woodson, Alberta Wildee and Doris Lee, all of Vicksburg; 15 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, including

Nicole Jones, Mary Brown and Sammie Reed.

deaths The Vicksburg Post prints obituaries in news form for area residents, their family members and for former residents at no charge. Families wishing to publish additional information or to use specific wording have the option of a paid obituary.

Evelyn G. Andress PEARL — Evelyn G. Andress died Monday, Jan. 16, 2012, at Hospice Ministries Hospital in Ridgeland. She was 89. Mrs. Andress was a native of Vicksburg and worked in retail sales as a clerk for 40 years at various locations including Walgreens, Zayre’s, Kent’s Dollar Store and Miller’s in Jackson. She was a member of Highland Baptist Church in Jackson. Mrs. Andress enjoyed gardening, needlework and various types of crafts. She was preceded in death by her mother, Ethel Hart Irwin. Survivors include her daughters, Mary A. Groseclose of Brandon and Annie Hazel East of Bybee, Tenn.; grandchildren, Robby Kornegay, Richard Groseclose, Asa Groseclose, Allen East, Jamie East and David East; and numerous nieces and nephews. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20, 2012, at Frank J. Fisher Funeral Home in Vicksburg with the Rev. Cliff

Shipp officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be tonight from 6 until 8 at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Robby Kornegay, Richard Groseclose, Asa Groseclose, David East, Robert Andress Jr. and Preston Barrett. Memorials may be made to The Salvation Army.

Georgia Wilson Services for Georgia Wilson will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Greater Mount Olive Baptist Church with the Rev. Douglas Harris officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 until 6 p.m. Friday at Lakeview Memorial Funeral Home. Mrs. Wilson died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, at St. Dominic-Jackson Memorial Georgia Hospital. She Wilson was 62. A Vicksburg native, she was a member of Greater Mount Olive Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her father, Joe Woodson Sr.; her mother, Lillie Mae Woodson; two brothers, Mannie Johnson and Clar-

ence Johnson; and one sister, Lillie B. Woodson. Survivors include three sons, Issac Wilson, Mark Wilson and Brian Wilson, all of Vicksburg; three daughters, Veronica Wilson, Georgia Wilson and Catherine Wilson, all of Vicksburg; four brothers, Johnny Woodson of Cleveland, Ohio, and

PRECISION FORECAST BY CHIEF METEOROLOGIST BARBIE BASSSETT TONIGHT

Friday

52°

72°

Mostly cloudy tonight, lows in the lower 50s; partly sunny Friday, isolated showers, highs in the lower 70s

WEATHER This weather package is compiled from historical records and information provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the City of Vicksburg and The Associated Press.

LOCAL FORECAST Friday-Saturday Chance of rain Friday night, lows in the lower 60s; mostly cloudy, chance of rain Saturday, highs in the mid- to upper 60s

STATE FORECAST TONIGHT Mostly cloudy tonight, lows in the lower 50s Friday-Saturday Chance of rain Friday night, lows in the lower 60s; mostly cloudy, chance of rain Saturday, highs in the mid- to upper 60s

Almanac Highs and Lows High/past 24 hours............. 48º Low/past 24 hours............... 31º Average temperature......... 40º Normal this date................... 47º Record low.................6º in 1940 Record high............80º in 1972 Rainfall Recorded at the Vicksburg Water Plant Past 24 hours.................0.0 inch This month..............1.82 inches Total/year.................1.82 inches Normal/month......3.43 inches Normal/year...........3.43 inches Solunar table Most active times for fish and wildlife Friday: A.M. Active............................ 2:00 A.M. Most active................. 8:15 P.M. Active............................. 2:30 P.M. Most active.................. 8:45 Sunrise/sunset Sunset today........................ 5:22 Sunset tomorrow............... 5:23 Sunrise tomorrow.............. 7:03

RIVER DATA Stages Mississippi River at Vicksburg Current: 22.9 | Change: -0.7 Flood: 43 feet Yazoo River at Greenwood Current: 18.6 | Change: -0.5 Flood: 35 feet Yazoo River at Yazoo City Current: 14.7 | Change: -0.2 Flood: 29 feet Yazoo River at Belzoni Current: 18.0 | Change: -0.1 Flood: 34 feet Big Black River at West Current: 6.0 | Change: +0.8 Flood: 12 feet Big Black River at Bovina Current: 9.0 | Change: -1.3 Flood: 28 feet StEELE BAYOU Land....................................70.3 River....................................69.9

MISSISSIPPI RIVER Forecast Cairo, Ill. Friday....................................... 30.7 Saturday................................. 30.9 Sunday.................................... 31.3 Memphis Friday....................................... 13.0 Saturday................................. 13.7 Sunday.................................... 14.3 Greenville Friday....................................... 28.8 Saturday................................. 29.3 Sunday.................................... 29.7 Vicksburg Friday....................................... 23.8 Saturday................................. 24.5 Sunday.................................... 25.0


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SPORTS thursDAY, j anuar y 19, 2012 • SE C TI O N b PUZZLES b4 | CLASSIFIEDS b5

Steve Wilson, sports editor | E-mail: sports@vicksburgpost.com | Tel: 601.636.4545 ext 142

Schedule PREP BASKETBALL St. Aloysius hosts West Lincoln Friday, 6 p.m.

Red Carpet Classic at Warren Central Saturday • (G) Porters Chapel vs. St. Aloysius, 10 a.m. • (B) Porters Chapel vs. St. Al, 11:30 a.m. • (G) Vicksburg vs. Velma Jackson, 1 p.m. • (B) Vicksburg vs. Velma Jackson, 2:30 p.m. • (G) Warren Central vs. Brandon, 4 p.m. • (B) Warren Central vs. Brandon, 5:30 p.m.

PREP SOCCER Vicksburg at WC Today, 5:30 p.m.

St. Al hosts St. Andrews Friday, 5:30 p.m.

On TV 7 p.m. TNT - The brightest of NBA stars shine tonight as Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers take on LeBron James and the Miami Heat in the opener of a NBA twinbill. The Dallas Mavericks and Utah Jazz play in the late game.

Who’s hot LAMAR ANTHONY Vicksburg outfielder signed with Jones Community College Wednesday.

Sidelines Roddick bows out of Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Andy Roddick’s attempt to win another Grand Slam title nearly a decade after his first ended today at the Australian Open when he had to retire from his second-round match due to injury. Former No. 1-ranked Roddick, whose only major win came at the 2003 U.S. Open, was trailing Lleyton Hewitt 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 when he called the trainer to his courtside chair. He then walked over to Hewitt and shook the Australian player’s hand, unable to continue after sustaining what appeared to be a leg injury in the opening set. Roddick had fallen to the court during the first set, but continued despite being in obvious pain. Hewitt, who has won two major titles and was a finalist here in 2005, will play Canada’s Milos Raonic in the third round. Top-seeded Novak Djokovic advanced earlier today, overcoming an early service break against Santiago Giraldo in a 6-3, 6-2, 6-1 victory at Melbourne Park. “I maybe started a little too defensive because he was hitting the ball very strong,” said Djokovic, who won three of the four majors last year. “But then after, it was the other way around.”

LOTTERY La. Pick 3: 2-8-8 La. Pick 4: 3-1-3-6 Easy 5: 6-16-22-32-37 La. Lotto: 22-23-25-30-37-40

Powerball: 6-29-34-44-50

Powerball: 28; Power play: N/A

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Buckner, Rebels swat Bulldogs Ole Miss snaps six-game skid to 18th-ranked Mississippi State By David Brandt The Associated Press OXFORD — Reginald Buckner’s career has been built on defense, and the Ole Miss career blocked shots leader is usually good for a few poster-worthy swats each night. But in a surprising twist to an old rivalry, the 6-foot-8 junior scored a career-high 19 points and grabbed 15 rebounds to help Ole Miss upset No. 18 Mississippi State 75-68 on Wednesday night at Tad Smith Coliseum. “He was tremendous,” Ole Miss coach Andy Kennedy said. “Obviously the difference in the game.” Nick Williams added 17 points, Jarvis Summers had 12 and Ole Miss (12-6, 2-2 Southeastern Conference) beat its in-state rival for the first time in six attempts. Buckner is rarely a factor on offense, but scored with regularity against the Bulldogs, shooting 8-of-10 from the field as the Rebels shot 50 percent (27-of-54) as a team. Renardo Sidney led Mississippi State (15-4, 2-2) with 17 points while shooting 6-of-12 from the field. Arnett Moultrie had his ninth doubledouble of the season with 10 points and 12 rebounds. Sidney and Moultrie have formed a dynamic frontcourt for most of the season, but Buckner nearly beat the pair by himself, adding three blocked shots to his out-ofcharacter offensive totals. “We made a statement and we’re back in the race,” Buckner said. “We beat a really good team tonight.” Buckner has always been a little robotic on the offensive end, which is the main reason he averages just 5.9 points. That’s why it was so surprising to see him scoring in bunches against the Bulldogs — not only on putback dunks but also an array of short jumpers that aren’t usually in his repertoire. Ole Miss’ Demarco Cox also helped the Rebels with arguably the best game of his career. The 6-foot-8 sophomore scored seven points and grabbed seven rebounds in 19 minutes off the bench, filling in admirably for starter Murphy Holloway, who was stuck in foul trouble for much of the game and finished with five points and seven rebounds.

Stomach illness sidelines Eli Manning The Associated Press EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning missed part of Wednesday’s practice session with an illness that coach Tom Coughlin called “a stomach bug, hopefully a 24-hour deal.” Manning was placed on the Giants’ injury report for the first time this season as a limited participant in practice, though he missed the majority of it. The team is preparing to play the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday for the NFC championship. “If there is one guy who can miss a Eli practice Manning Wednesday mentally, it’s No. 10,” guard Chris Snee said of Manning, who has had his best pro season. “He was probably in here on Monday and Tuesday looking at film.” Tight end Jake Ballard figured Manning headed right home to recuperate — and watch film. “He’s probably going to spend the rest of the day doing that,” Ballard said.

Peyton will retire, actor Lowe tweets rogelio solis•The associated press

Ole Miss forward Reginald Buckner blocks a shot by Mississippi State center Wendell Lewis Wednesday. Ole Miss won 75-68. It was a much-needed win for the Rebels, who lost in double overtime to Auburn on Saturday. “This was important on a number of fronts,” Kennedy said. “But the most being, if you have any chance at remaining competitive in this league, you’ve got to defend your home floor.” Ole Miss never trailed in the second half. Mississippi State managed to cut the lead to 63-60 with 2:21 remaining on Sidney’s layup, but could get no closer. “We just never got over the hump, we were playing uphill all the way,” Mississippi State coach Rick Stans-

bury said. “We were within three with two minutes to go and had four or five empty possessions. Last year, they attempted five free throws — this year it was 30.” Stansbury has been dominant against his in-state rival for more than a decade, winning 20 of 27. But the Rebels set the tempo from the outset, and the Bulldogs never seemed comfortable. They shot 23-of-61 (37.7 percent) from the field. Ole Miss jumped out to a 10-3 lead in the opening minutes, riding a pair of 3-pointers by Summers. Mississippi State fought back to briefly take the lead, but the Rebels

pushed right back for a 38-33 halftime lead because of the superior post play. Buckner had 11 points on 5-of-5 shooting and also grabbed six rebounds in the first half, negating the loss of Holloway, who earned two fouls in the opening minutes. Ole Miss won despite shooting just 17-of-30 (56.7 percent) from the free-throw line. Mississippi State’s Dee Bost scored 15 points, but was 4-of-15 from the field. The shorter Bost was hounded by 6-foot-9 Terrance Henry on the perimeter for much of the game, forcing the Bulldogs’ point guard into some tough shots.

Rob Lowe is taking on another role — pigskin prognosticator. The actor lit up social media Wednesday when he tweeted that Peyton Manning was retiring. Lowe said he’d heard from “my people” that the Indianapolis Colts quarterback would make an announcement later in the day. No official word yet from Manning, the 35-yearold star who missed this season with a neck injury. But ESPN’s Chris Mortensen tweeted that Manning’s father, Archie, laughed at Lowe’s report and said it wasn’t true. Lowe currently is on the NBC hit “Parks and Recreation” that’s set in Indiana.

Saints face pivotal offseason after disappointing finish Remember the days when the New Orleans Saints boasted one of the league’s best defenses? It’s nothing more than a distant memory these days. The defense is the primary reason why the Saints, for the second year in a row, get to watch the Super Bowl at home. The statistics are uglier than Communist architecture. The defense was soft against the run (third worst in the league, giving up five yards per carry) and even worse against the pass. How bad was it? The Saints gave up a league-worst 14 pass plays of 40 or more yards in the regular season. They also were third worst in passing yards surrendered per game, giving up 259.8. It’s little surprise that the Saints allowed defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, known as “Dr. Heat,” to check out and move his prac-

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tice to St. Louis to rejoin his old employer Jeff Fisher. Considering his nickname, the heat delivered by the Saints was lukewarm at best. The Saints were tied for 19th in sacks with 33, a piddling figure. Even worse is that strong safety Roman Harper led the team with 71⁄2 sacks. They forced just 26 takeaways, ranking near the bottom of the NFL after forcing a league-best 41 in 2009. The final four minutes against the San Francisco 49ers was a microcosm of the Saints’ season. The

defense allowed the 49ers to march easily down the field and score on a quarterback power play. While 49ers quarterback Alex Smith is decently mobile, the breakdown and failure to recognize the play was inexcusable. But after Drew Brees bailed the defense out with a legendary drive, the final 1:36 was the cruelest blow. The 49ers had 90 yards of field in front of them with one timeout, needing a touchdown to win. Tough job, right? Not if you’re going up against the Saints’ defense. Smith, with the help of matchup nightmare Vernon Davis at tight end, carved up the Saints’ secondary as if it were populated with cardboard cutouts. The playoff thud capped what should be a busy offseason for the team. In addition to Williams’ departure, the Saints are

facing big decisions in free agency. Brees, wideouts Marques Colston and Robert Meachem, Pro Bowl offensive guard Carl Nicks, defensive tackles Auburayo Franklin and Shaun Rogers, and cornerback Tracy Porter are at the end of their contracts. The team has $94 million committed to 2012 against the $120 million cap. While there is room to re-up Brees and a few others, the chances of bringing aboard a marquee free agent on the defensive side is slim. The good news is this year’s draft will be well-stocked with plenty of great defensive players. The biggest upgrades the team needs are in the linebacking corps, which with the exception of aging Jonathan Vilma, has been average at best. The defensive line is populated with a ton of high draft picks — like last year’s first rounder, Cameron Jordan —

that haven’t lived up to their billing. Anything would be an improvement over 151⁄2 sacks as a unit, pathetic production by any stretch. The secondary could also use an overhaul. Porter is a decent cover corner, but will be a free agent this season. Roman Harper is excellent at run support and as a pass rusher, but struggles mightily in coverage. Cornerback Jabari Greer is better suited to nickel and dime duty rather than an every-down role. The bottom line is that the Saints have to upgrade their defense before their championship window with Brees in his prime closes forever. In the words of Elvis Presley, it’s now or never. •

Steve Wilson is sports editor of The Vicksburg Post. You can follow him on Twitter at vpsportseditor. He can be reached at 601-636-4545, ext. 142 or at swilson@vicksburgpost.com.


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BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GOLF 2 p.m. TGC - PGA Tour, Humana Challenge COLLEGE BASKETBALL 6 p.m. ESPN - Wake Forest at Duke 6 p.m. ESPN2 - Vanderbilt at Alabama 8 p.m. ESPN - North Carolina at Virginia Tech 8 p.m. ESPN2 - Illinois at Penn St. 8 p.m. ESPNU - William & Mary vs. Virginia Commonwealth 9:30 p.m. FSN - UCLA at Oregon St. NBA 7 p.m. TNT - L.A. Lakers at Miami 9:30 p.m. TNT - Dallas at Utah TENNIS 10 p.m. ESPN2 - Australian Open 2 a.m. ESPN2 - Australian Open

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from staff & AP reports

NFL Tebow played through injuries in playoff loss ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Tim Tebow is expected to make a full recovery, without surgery, from rib, lung and chest injuries he sustained in the Denver Broncos’ loss at New England in an AFC divisional playoff game last weekend. ESPN first reported Wednesday that Tebow got hurt on a third-quarter tackle during Denver’s 45-10 loss, then had trouble sleeping because of the pain and underwent an MRI on his chest Monday.

MLB Darvish, Texas agree to $60M, 6-year deal ARLINGTON, Texas — Yu Darvish impressed the Texas Rangers with his big body, durability and desire. The two-time defending AL champions were so impressed that they have invested more than $111 million to acquire Japan’s best pitcher. They made a record posting bid and then used just about every minute of a 30-day negotiating window to reach an agreement Wednesday with Darvish on a $60 million, six-year contract.

Pomeranz said charges dropped OXFORD — Colorado Rockies and former Ole Miss pitcher Drew Pomeranz said he is no longer facing a misdemeanor disturbing the peace charge. The left-hander was arrested on Oct. 14 in downtown Oxford, where he played college baseball for Ole Miss. Pomeranz retweeted his sports agency, Beverly Hills Sports Council, on Friday, which announced on Twitter the charge had been dropped. He said in a text to The Associated Press Wednesday “all there really is to be said is on my twitter.” Pomeranz tweeted he was “focused on baseball & looking forward to” spring training. Oxford Municipal Court would not confirm the charges had been dropped.

NBA Hornets drop fifth straight to Memphis Grizzlies NEW ORLEANS — Marc Gasol had a season-high 22 points and 12 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies extended their winning streak to four with a 93-87 victory over the struggling New Orleans Hornets on Wednesday night. Mike Conley hit four 3-pointers and finished with 18 points and 10 assists for Memphis, which had five players score in double figures while sending the Hornets to their fifth straight loss and 11th defeat in 12 games.

flashback

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Jan. 19 1937 — Nap Lajoie, Tris Speaker and Cy Young are elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in the second year of voting. 1952 — The Professional Golfers Association approves the participation of blacks in golf tournaments. 1974 — UCLA’s 88-game winning streak is snapped when Notre Dame overcomes an 11-point deficit in the final 3:32 to win 71-70. With 29 seconds remaining, Dwight Clay’s jump shot from the right corner gives the Irish the lead. 2006 — Tennessee coach Pat Summitt gets her 900th victory in her first shot at the milestone, as the Lady Vols rally from their biggest deficit this season to beat Vanderbilt.

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scoreboard nfl

Alabama............. 2 1 .667 13 Mississippi St... 2 2 .500 15 Arkansas............. 2 2 .500 13 LSU..................... 2 2 .500 12 Ole Miss............ 2 2 .500 12 Auburn................ 1 3 .250 11 Georgia............... 1 3 .250 10 Tennessee.......... 1 3 .250 8 South Carolina... 0 3 .000 8 Wednesday’s Games Georgia 57, Tennessee 53, OT Ole Miss 75, Mississippi St. 68 Today’s Games Vanderbilt at Alabama, 6 p.m. ———

NFL Playoffs

Wild-card round

Jan. 7 Houston 31, Cincinnati 10 New Orleans 45, Detroit 28 Jan. 8 New York Giants 24, Atlanta 2 Denver 29, Pittsburgh 23, OT

Divisional Playoffs

Jan. 14 San Francisco 36, New Orleans 32 New England 45, Denver 10 Jan. 15 Baltimore 20, Houston 13 N.Y. Giants 37, Green Bay 20

Sunday’s Games Baltimore at New England, 2 p.m. N.Y. Giants at San Francisco, 5:30 p.m.

Pro Bowl

Jan. 29 At Honolulu NFC vs. AFC, 7 p.m.

Super Bowl

Feb. 5 At Indianapolis AFC champion vs. NFC champion, 5:30 p.m. ­——

AFC Champions 2010—Pittsburgh 24, N.Y. Jets 19 2009—Indianapolis 30, New York 17 2008—Pittsburgh 23, Baltimore 14 2007—New England 21, San Diego 12 2006—Indianapolis 38, New England 34 2005—Pittsburgh 34, Denver 17 2004—New England 41, Pittsburgh 27 2003—New England 24, Indianapolis 14 2002—Oakland 41, Tennessee 24 2001—New England 24, Pittsburgh 17 2000—Baltimore 16, Oakland 3 1999—Tennessee 33, Jacksonville 14 1998—Denver 23, New York 10 1997—Denver 24, Pittsburgh 21 1996—New England 20, Jacksonville 6 1995—Pittsburgh 20, Indianapolis 16 1994—San Diego 17, Pittsburgh 13 1993—Buffalo 30, Kansas City 13 1992—Buffalo 29, Miami 10 1991—Buffalo 10, Denver 7 1990—Buffalo 51, L.A. Raiders 3 1989—Denver 37, Cleveland 21 1988—Cincinnati 21, Buffalo 10 1987—Denver 38, Cleveland 33 1986—Denver 23, Cleveland 20, OT 1985—New England 31, Miami 14 1984—Miami 45, Pittsburgh 28 1983—L.A. Raiders 30, Seattle 14 1982—Miami 14, New York 0 1981—Cincinnati 27, San Diego 7 1980—Oakland 34, San Diego 27 1979—Pittsburgh 27, Houston 13 1978—Pittsburgh 34, Houston 5 1977—Denver 20, Oakland 17 1976—Oakland 24, Pittsburgh 7 1975—Pittsburgh 16, Oakland 10 1974—Pittsburgh 24, Oakland 13 1973—Miami 27, Oakland 10 1972—Miami 21, Pittsburgh 17 1971—Miami 21, Baltimore 0 1970—Baltimore 27, Oakland 17 1969—Kansas City 17, Oakland 7 1968—New York 27, Oakland 23 1967—Oakland 40, Houston 7 1966—Kansas City 31, Buffalo 7 1965—Buffalo 23, San Diego 0 1964—Buffalo 20, San Diego 7 1963—San Diego 51, Boston 10 1962—Dallas 20, Houston 17, OT 1961—Houston 10, San Diego 3 1960—Houston 24, L.A. Chargers 16 ——— NOTE: List includes AFL Championship Games from 1960 to 1969.

EASTERN CONFERENCE L 4 8 8 11 11

Pct .714 .429 .385 .267 .267

Southeast Division

W Atlanta...........................11 Orlando..........................10 Miami.............................9 Charlotte........................3 Washington....................2

L 4 4 4 12 12

Central Division

W Chicago.........................13 Indiana...........................9 Cleveland.......................6 Milwaukee......................4 Detroit............................3

L 3 4 7 9 12

GB — 4 4 1/2 6 1/2 6 1/2

Pct .733 .714 .692 .200 .143

GB — 1/2 1 8 8 1/2

Pct .813 .692 .462 .308 .200

GB — 2 1/2 5 1/2 7 1/2 9 1/2

WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division

W San Antonio...................10 Memphis........................7 Dallas.............................8 Houston.........................7 New Orleans.................3

L 5 6 7 7 11

Pct .667 .538 .533 .500 .214

Northwest Division

W Oklahoma City...............12 Utah...............................9 Denver...........................10 Portland.........................8 Minnesota......................6

L 3 4 5 6 8

Pacific Division

W L.A. Clippers..................8 L.A. Lakers....................10 Phoenix..........................5 Golden State.................5 Sacramento...................5

Conference All Games W L PCT W L PCT Marshall.............. 4 0 1.000 13 5 .722 UCF.................... 4 1 .800 14 4 .778 Southern Miss.. 3 1 .750 16 3 .842 Memphis............. 3 1 .750 12 6 .667 Tulsa................... 3 2 .600 10 9 .526 UTEP.................. 3 2 .600 10 9 .526 Rice.................... 2 2 .500 11 8 .579 SMU.................... 2 2 .500 10 8 .556 UAB.................... 1 3 .250 6 11 .353 Houston.............. 1 4 .200 8 9 .471 Tulane................. 0 4 .000 12 6 .667 East Carolina...... 0 4 .000 9 8 .529 Wednesday’s Games West Virginia 78, Marshall 62 UAB 61, Rice 60, OT UCF 68, Memphis 67 SMU 70, Houston 54 Tulsa 60, Tulane 56 UTEP 70, East Carolina 56 Today’s Games No games scheduled ———

SWAC

Conference All Games W L PCT W L PCT MVSU................. 5 0 1.000 6 11 .353 Alabama St......... 4 1 .800 7 10 .412 Texas Southern.. 4 1 .800 5 12 .294 Southern U......... 4 2 .667 8 11 .421 Prairie View........ 3 2 .600 7 11 .389 Jackson St........ 2 4 .333 4 14 .222 Grambling St...... 2 4 .333 2 14 .125 Alabama A&M.... 1 4 .200 3 11 .214 Ark.-Pine Bluff.... 1 4 .200 2 16 .111 Alcorn St........... 1 5 .167 4 14 .222 Wednesday’s Games No games scheduled Today’s Games No games scheduled ———

Top 25 Schedule

Wednesday’s Games Nebraska 70, No. 11 Indiana 69 No. 12 Murray St. 66, Morehead St. 60 Cincinnati 70, No. 13 UConn 67 No. 14 UNLV 101, TCU 78 No. 16 San Diego St. 75, New Mexico 70 Ole Miss 75, No. 18 Mississippi St. 68 No. 19 Creighton 66, Missouri St. 65 No. 25 Kansas St. 84, Texas 80 Today’s Games No. 4 Duke vs. Wake Forest, 6 p.m. No. 8 North Carolina at Virginia Tech, 8 p.m. No. 15 Virginia at Georgia Tech, 7 p.m. No. 22 Illinois at Penn St., 8 p.m. No. 24 Saint Mary’s (Cal) vs. Pepperdine, 9 p.m. Friday’s Games No games scheduled ———

Mississippi college schedule

Wednesday’s Game Ole Miss 75, Mississippi St. 68 Today’s Games William Carey at Belhaven, 7:30 p.m. Texas-Dallas at Mississippi College, 7:30 p.m. Alabama-Huntsville at Delta St., 8 p.m. Friday’s Games Colorado College at Millsaps, 8 p.m. ———

Wednesday’s Scores

nba Atlantic Division

L 4 5 9 9 10

.765 .789 .722 .667 .667 .611 .556 .444 .471

CONFERENCE USA

Conference Championships

W Philadelphia...................10 New York.......................6 Boston...........................5 New Jersey...................4 Toronto..........................4

4 4 5 6 6 7 8 10 9

GB — 2 2 2 1/2 6 1/2

Pct .800 .692 .667 .571 .429

GB — 2 2 3 1/2 5 1/2

Pct .667 .667 .357 .357 .333

GB 1/2 — 4 1/2 4 1/2 5

Wednesday’s Games San Antonio 85, Orlando 83, OT Washington 105, Oklahoma City 102 Denver 108, Philadelphia 104, OT Boston 96, Toronto 73 New Jersey 107, Golden State 100 Phoenix 91, New York 88 Memphis 93, New Orleans 87 Minnesota 93, Detroit 85 Atlanta 92, Portland 89 Sacramento 92, Indiana 88 L.A. Clippers 91, Dallas 89 Today’s Games New Orleans at Houston, 7 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Miami, 7 p.m. Dallas at Utah, 9:30 p.m. Friday’s Games Portland at Toronto, 6 p.m. Denver at Washington, 6 p.m. Atlanta at Philadelphia, 6 p.m. Phoenix at Boston, 6:30 p.m. Chicago at Cleveland, 6:30 p.m. Memphis at Detroit, 6:30 p.m. Milwaukee at New York, 6:30 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Orlando, 7 p.m. Sacramento at San Antonio, 7:30 p.m. Indiana at Golden State, 9:30 p.m. Minnesota at L.A. Clippers, 9:30 p.m.

college basketball SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE

Conference All Games W L PCT W L PCT Kentucky............. 4 0 1.000 18 1 .947 Vanderbilt........... 3 0 1.000 13 4 .765 Florida................. 2 1 .667 14 4 .778

EAST American U. 67, Navy 60 Army 91, Colgate 75 Bloomsburg 75, Mansfield 72 Bucknell 68, Lehigh 61 Buffalo 82, Akron 70 Centenary (NJ) 80, Marywood 65 Cincinnati 70, UConn 67 College of NJ 77, Rutgers-Camden 62 Concordia (N.Y.) 76, Dominican (NY) 73 Drexel 56, Hofstra 50 Duquesne 80, UMass 69 East Stroudsburg 88, Millersville 76 Elizabethtown 74, Lebanon Valley 61 Fordham 66, Rhode Island 64 George Washington 83, Richmond 65 Holy Family 88, Goldey Beacom 78 Indiana (Pa.) 59, Edinboro 51 Manhattanville 83, Delaware Valley 79 McDaniel 54, Gettysburg 50 Messiah 60, Lycoming 52 Misericordia 87, DeSales 72 Northeastern 60, Georgia St. 57 Old Dominion 71, Towson 41 Penn St.-Hazleton 72, Penn St.-Wilkes-Barre 66 Temple 76, La Salle 70 Ursinus 63, Muhlenberg 61 Villanova 84, Seton Hall 76 Wells 65, Keuka 60 West Virginia 78, Marshall 62 Wilkes 66, King’s (Pa.) 56 William Paterson 72, NJ City 58 York (NY) 79, John Jay 65 York (Pa.) 59, Stevenson 46 SOUTH Anderson (SC) 75, Tusculum 63 Augusta St. 59, Georgia College 56 Bryan 71, Reinhardt 68 Carson-Newman 99, Mars Hill 73 Charlotte 74, Kennesaw St. 63 Dist. of Columbia 90, Mercy 58 E. Mennonite 80, Bridgewater (Va.) 49 George Mason 89, Delaware 63 Georgia 57, Tennessee 53, OT Guilford 69, Emory & Henry 66 Hampden-Sydney 78, Washington & Lee 56 James Madison 69, UNC Wilmington 61 Lees-McRae 63, North Greenville 61 Lenoir-Rhyne 61, Catawba 58 McNeese St. 61, SE Louisiana 47 Methodist 73, Ferrum 63 Miami 76, Clemson 73 Milligan 75, Barber-Scotia 74 Ole Miss 75, Mississippi St. 68 Mount Olive 97, St. Andrews 83 Murray St. 66, Morehead St. 60 Pfeiffer 100, Barton 89 Point (Ga.) 78, Union (Ky.) 69 Roanoke 62, Randolph 59 South Florida 64, St. John’s 49 Tenn. Wesleyan 82, Montreat 79 UCF 68, Memphis 67 Washington (Md.) 64, Johns Hopkins 59 Wingate 96, Newberry 64 MIDWEST Albion 72, Kalamazoo 62 Alma 74, Adrian 67 Aquinas 64, Madonna 45

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Augsburg 65, St. John’s (Minn.) 49 Ball St. 73, Cent. Michigan 52 Bowling Green 65, Miami (Ohio) 57 Concordia (Mich.) 71, Indiana Tech 66 Concordia (Moor.) 81, Macalester 59 Creighton 66, Missouri St. 65 Davenport 84, Cornerstone 68 Dordt 70, Mount Marty 56 Drake 75, S. Illinois 68, OT E. Michigan 62, W. Michigan 59, OT Evansville 90, Bradley 67 Gustavus 105, Hamline 79 Hope 81, Calvin 65 Illinois St. 67, Indiana St. 54 Iowa St. 71, Oklahoma St. 68 Kansas St. 84, Texas 80 MacMurray 69, Westminster (Mo.) 56 Nebraska 70, Indiana 69 Ohio 87, Kent St. 65 Ottawa, Kan. 92, Kansas Wesleyan 85 Rose-Hulman 75, Franklin 65 Siena Heights 74, Michigan-Dearborn 66 St. Mary’s (Minn.) 64, Carleton 60 St. Thomas (Minn.) 78, St. Olaf 77 Toledo 71, N. Illinois 41 Trine 85, Olivet 50 Wichita St. 71, N. Iowa 68 Wis.-La Crosse 74, Wis.-Stout 50 Wis.-Stevens Pt. 71, Wis.-Platteville 57 Wis.-Superior 85, Wis.-River Falls 82 Wis.-Whitewater 62, Wis.-Oshkosh 45 Wisconsin 77, Northwestern 57 Xavier 68, Saint Joseph’s 55 SOUTHWEST Cent. Arkansas 99, Nicholls St. 76 Incarnate Word 70, Texas A&M-Kingsville 54 SMU 70, Houston 54 Sam Houston St. 71, Texas St. 68 Tarleton St. 73, Texas A&M Commerce 69 Texas-Arlington 77, Texas A&M-CC 73 Tulsa 60, Tulane 56 UAB 61, Rice 60, OT UTEP 70, East Carolina 56 UTSA 80, Northwestern St. 62 FAR WEST Cal St.-Fullerton 72, UC Riverside 61 Fresno St. 66, CS San Marcos 55 San Diego St. 75, New Mexico 70 UNLV 101, TCU 78 W. Washington 99, Cent. Washington 86 Wyoming 64, Air Force 53

OLE MISS 75, MISSISSIPPI ST. 68

MISSISSIPPI ST. (15-4) Sidney 6-12 4-4 17, Moultrie 4-8 1-2 10, Bost 4-15 3-4 15, Hood 5-10 1-2 13, Bryant 2-8 3-4 7, Steele 2-6 0-0 6, Lewis 0-1 0-0 0, D. Smith 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 23-61 12-16 68. OLE MISS (12-6) Henry 3-9 5-6 12, Buckner 8-10 3-10 19, Holloway 2-6 1-2 5, Williams 5-10 7-9 17, Summers 5-11 0-1 12, Cox 3-4 1-2 7, Aniefiok 0-0 0-0 0, Kendrick 1-4 0-0 3. Totals 27-54 17-30 75. Halftime—Ole Miss 38-33. 3-Point Goals—Mississippi St. 10-29 (Bost 4-10, Steele 2-5, Hood 2-6, Moultrie 1-2, Sidney 1-4, D. Smith 0-1, Bryant 0-1), Ole Miss 4-13 (Summers 2-6, Kendrick 1-2, Henry 1-3, Williams 0-2). Fouled Out—Hood. Rebounds—Mississippi St. 35 (Moultrie 12), Ole Miss 38 (Buckner 15). Assists—Mississippi St. 15 (Bost 6), Ole Miss 14 (Summers 5). Total Fouls— Mississippi St. 23, Ole Miss 13. A—8,404.

women’s basketball Women’s Top 25 Schedule

Wednesday’s Games 1 Baylor 72, No. 17 Texas Tech 64 5 Duke 79, Georgia Tech 62 14 Texas A&M 78, Missouri 52 18 Louisville 64, Providence 48 Today’s Games No. 3 UConn vs. Cincinnati, 6:30 p.m. No. 4 Stanford vs. Washington State, 9 p.m. No. 6 Kentucky at No. 15 Georgia, 6 p.m. No. 8 Maryland vs. Wake Forest, 6 p.m. No. 9 Tennessee vs. LSU, 6 p.m. No. 10 Ohio State vs. No. 20 Nebraska, 5 p.m. No. 11 Miami at Virginia, 6 p.m. No. 12 Green Bay vs. Youngstown State, 7 p.m. No. 13 Purdue at Indiana, 7 p.m. No. 16 Delaware at Towson, 6 p.m. No. 22 Penn State at Illinois, 7 p.m. No. 24 North Carolina at Virginia Tech, 4 p.m. No. 25 Vanderbilt at Arkansas, 7 p.m. Friday’s Games No games scheduled No. No. No. No.

golf PGA Tour Schedule

Jan. 6-9 — Hyundai Tournament of Champions (Steve Stricker) Jan. 12-15 — Sony Open (Johnson Wagner) Jan. 19-22 — Humana Challenge, PGA West (Palmer Private, Nicklaus Private), La Quinta CC, La Quinta, Calif. Jan. 22-29 — Farmers Insurance Open, Torrey Pines GC (North and South), San Diego. Feb. 2-5 — Waste Management Phoenix Open, TPC Scottsdale, Scottsdale, Ariz. Feb. 9-12 — AT&T Pebble Beach National ProAm, Pebble Beach, Spyglass Hill, Monterey Peninsula (Shore Course), Pebble Beach, Calif. Feb. 16-19 — Northern Trust Open, Riviera CC, Los Angeles Feb. 22-26 — WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, Ritz-Carlton GC at Dove Mountain, Marana, Ariz. Feb. 23-26 — Mayakoba Golf Classic, El Camaleon GC, Maya, Mexico. March 1-4 — Honda Classic, PGA National GC, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. March 8-11 — WGC-Cadillac Championship, TPC Blue Monster at Doral, Doral, Fla. March 8-11 — Puerto Rico Open, Trump International GC, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico March 15-18 — Transitions Championship, Innisbrook Resort (Copperhead Course), Palm Harbor, Fla. March 22-25 — Arnold Palmer Invitational, Bay Hill Club & Lodge, Orlando, Fla. March 29-April 1 — Shell Houston Open, Redstone GC (Tournament Course), Houston. April 5-8 — Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC, Augusta, Ga. April 12-15 — RBC Heritage, Harbourtown GL, Hilton Head Island, S.C. April 19-22 — Valero Texas Open, TPC San Antonio (AT&T Oaks Course), San Antonio April 26-29 — Zurich Classic, TPC Louisiana, New Orleans May 3-6 — Wells Fargo Championship, Quail Hollow Club, Charlotte, N.C. May 10-13 — The Players Championship, TPC Sawgrass (Players Stadium Course), Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. May 17-20 — HP Byron Nelson Championship, TPC Four Seasons Resort, Las Colinas, Texas. May 24-27 — Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial, Colonial CC, Fort Worth, Texas May 31-June 3— Memorial Tournament, Muirfield Village GC, Dublin, Ohio June 7-10 — FedEx St. Jude Classic, TPC Southwind, Memphis, Tenn. June 14-17 — U.S. Open, The Olympic Club (Lake Course), San Francisco June 21-24 — Travelers Championship, TPC River Highlands, Hartford, Conn. June 28-July 1 — AT&T National, Congressional

CC (Blue Course), Bethesda, Md. July 5-8 — The Greenbrier Classic, The Greenbrier (The Old White TPC), White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. July 12-15 — John Deere Classic, TPC Deere Run, Silvis, Ill. July 19-22 — British Open, Royal Lytham & St. Annes, Lytham, England July 19-22 — True South Classic, Annandale GC, Madison, Miss. July 26-29 — RBC Canadian Open, Hamilton Golf & CC, Ancaster, Ontario Aug. 2-5 — WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, Firestone CC (South Course),Akron, Ohio Aug. 2-5 — Reno-Tahoe Open, Montreaux Golf & CC, Reno, Nev. Aug. 9-12 — PGA Championship, Kiawah Island (Ocean Course), Kiawah Island, S.C. Aug. 16-19 — Wyndham Championship, Sedgefield CC, Greensboro, N.C. Aug. 23-26 — The Barclays, Bethpage State Park (Black Course), Farmingdale, N.Y. Aug. 31-Sept. 3 — Deutsche Bank Championship, TPC Boston, Norton, Mass. Sept. 6-9 — BMW Championship, Crooked Strick GC, Carmel, Ind. Sept. 20-23 — Tour Championship, East Lake GC, Atlanta Sept. 28-30 — The Ryder Cup, Medinah CC (No. 3), Medinah, Ill. Oct. 4-7 — Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospital for Children Open, TPC Summerlin, Las Vegas. Oct. 11-14 — Frys.com Open, CordeValle GC, San Martin, Calif. Oct. 18-21 — The McGladrey Classic, Sea Island Resort (Seaside Course), St. Simons Island, Ga. Oct. 25-28 — CIMB Asia Pacific Classic, The Mines Resort & GC, Selangor, Malaysia Nov. 1-4 — WGC-HSBC Champions, TBD, China Nov. 8-11 — Children’s Miracle Network Classic, Walt Disney World Resort (Magnolia, Palm), Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

nhl EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division

GP N.Y. Rangers...44 Philadelphia.....44 New Jersey.....45 Pittsburgh........45 N.Y. Islanders..44

W 29 27 26 24 17

L 11 13 17 17 21

OT 4 4 2 4 6

Pts 62 58 54 52 40

Northeast Division

GP Boston.............43 Ottawa.............48 Toronto............45 Buffalo.............46 Montreal...........46

W 29 26 22 19 17

L 13 16 18 22 21

OT 1 6 5 5 8

Pts 59 58 49 43 42

Southeast Division

GP Washington......45 Florida..............45 Winnipeg..........46 Tampa Bay......45 Carolina...........48

W 25 21 21 18 16

L 18 14 20 23 24

OT 2 10 5 4 8

Pts 52 52 47 40 40

GF 125 149 126 136 106

GA 90 129 126 117 134

GF 156 149 139 114 116

GA 88 150 140 140 126

GF 128 115 116 126 124

GA 127 127 133 159 156

GF 156 149 116 125 110

GA 135 105 94 123 149

GF 151 124 106 112 116

GA 117 137 118 133 131

WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division

GP Chicago...........47 Detroit..............46 St. Louis..........45 Nashville..........46 Columbus........45

W 28 30 27 26 13

L 13 15 12 16 27

OT 6 1 6 4 5

Pts 62 61 60 56 31

Northwest Division

GP Vancouver.......47 Colorado..........48 Minnesota........46 Calgary............47 Edmonton........45

W 28 25 22 21 17

L 15 21 17 20 24

OT 4 2 7 6 4

Pts 60 52 51 48 38

Pacific Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA San Jose.........43 26 12 5 57 125 100 Los Angeles....47 23 15 9 55 105 105 Dallas...............45 24 19 2 50 122 129 Phoenix............47 21 19 7 49 122 125 Anaheim..........45 16 22 7 39 119 140 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Wednesday’s Games Washington 3, Montreal 0 Chicago 6, Buffalo 2 Colorado 4, Florida 3, OT Anaheim 6, Phoenix 2 Today’s Games Minnesota at Toronto, 6 p.m. Boston at New Jersey, 6 p.m. Pittsburgh at N.Y. Rangers, 6 p.m. N.Y. Islanders at Philadelphia, 6 p.m. Nashville at Columbus, 6 p.m. Edmonton at St. Louis, 7 p.m. Buffalo at Winnipeg, 7:30 p.m. Detroit at Phoenix, 8 p.m. Calgary at Los Angeles, 9:30 p.m. Ottawa at San Jose, 9:30 p.m. Friday’s Games Montreal at Pittsburgh, 6 p.m. Washington at Carolina, 6 p.m. Florida at Chicago, 7:30 p.m. Tampa Bay at Dallas, 7:30 p.m.

LOTTERY Sunday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 4-2-3 La. Pick 4: 2-1-8-1 Monday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 6-1-1 La. Pick 4: 7-7-1-7 Tuesday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 8-2-8 La. Pick 4: 0-9-7-1 Wednesday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 2-8-8 La. Pick 4: 3-1-3-6 Easy 5: 6-16-22-32-37 La. Lotto: 22-23-25-30-37-40 Powerball: 6-29-34-44-50 Powerball: 28 Thursday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 2-7-6 La. Pick 4: 7-0-8-3 Friday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 1-7-6 La. Pick 4: 4-9-0-3 Saturday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 9-5-9 La. Pick 4: 5-5-3-5 Easy 5: 5-6-15-22-27 La. Lotto: 10-15-22-24-26-38 Powerball: 10-30-36-38-41 Powerball: 1; Power play: 5


Thursday, January 19, 2012

The Vicksburg Post

She’s not fascinated

TONIGHT ON TV n MOVIE “Constantine” — A man, Keanu Reeves, who can see demons helps a skeptical policewoman, Rachel Weisz, investigate her twin sister’s mysterious death./8 on SYFY n SPORTS NBA — The brightest of NBA stars shine tonight as Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers take on LeBron James and the Miami Heat in the opener of a NBA twinbill. The Dallas Mavericks and Utah Jazz play in the late game./7 on TNT n PRIMETIME Keanu Reeves “30 Rock” — A video of Tracy on an offensive rant leaks online; Jack refuses to approve of Liz’s boyfriend; Kenneth and Jenna turn to Kelsey Grammer for help./7 on NBC

THIS WEEK’S LINEUP n EXPANDED LISTINGS TV TIMES — Network, cable and satellite programs appear in Sunday’s TV Times magazine and online at www.vicksburgpost. com

MILESTONES n BIRTHDAYS Jean Stapleton, actress, 89; Tippi Hedren, actress, 82; Shelley Fabares, actress, 68; Dolly Parton, country singer, 66; Desi Arnaz Jr., actor, 59; Katey Sagal, actress, 58; Paul Rodriguez, comedian, 57; Trey Lorenz, singer, 43; Drea de Matteo, actress, 40; Jodie Sweetin, actress, 30; Logan Lerman, actor, 20.

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Haggard has pneumonia, cancels dates Country music legend Merle Haggard is being treated for pneumonia in a Georgia hospital and has had to cancel the rest of his January concert dates. Publicist Tresa Redburn said she spoke to Haggard by phone Wednesday in his Macon hospital room. The 74-year-old Haggard was taken to the hospital Tuesday after canceling a Macon show Merle Haggard at short notice. He had at least four more dates scheduled for the rest of this month, from Kentucky to Oklahoma. Tour manager Frank Mull said that Haggard has been sick since leaving his home in northern California last week.

Country singer Shelton’s father dies Miranda Lambert has rescheduled weekend shows in Kentucky and North Carolina following the death of her father-in-law. Dick Shelton, father of “The Voice” star Blake Shelton, died Tuesday in Oklahoma with his family after a year of declining health. Lambert, who just kicked off her “On Fire” tour, rescheduled shows in Charlotte and Greensboro, N.C., and Lexington, Ky. Lambert thanked fans for their prayers and support in a news release: “This is a really difBlake Shelton and Miranda ficult time for our family and Lambert the most important thing is being together. Tell your loved ones you love them.” Lambert will return to the road Jan. 25 for the rescheduled show in Charlotte. The other dates were pushed back to February.

Hospital: No promises made to Brooks The lawyer for an Oklahoma hospital that accepted a half-million-dollar gift from Garth Brooks in 2005 said the country singer knew when he made the donation that it came with no strings attached. Brooks is suing to get his money back, claiming the hospital in his hometown of Yukon pledged to honor his late mother in some way. Garth In opening statements Wednesday, hospital Brooks lawyer Terry Thomas said Brooks only expressed a “hope” that the Integris Canadian Valley Hospital would name something for his late mother. The singer’s lawyer, Lisa Riggs, told jurors the hospital promised Brooks it would light up Colleen Brooks’ name “like the Hollywood sign in Los Angeles.” She said Brooks was stunned and believes he was deceived. The trial at Claremore, Okla., could take two weeks.

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Plan for barking dog fine fails A failed proposal to fine owners of noisy pooches in Sullivan County, Tenn., might prove to be a hard dog to keep under the porch. After the County Commission turned it down Tuesday, a proponent said he’ll bring it back next month. The proposal would make it a civil offense to have a dog that that barked, whined or howled “excessively, continuously or untimely” and disturbed any county resident’s “repose” or the peace of any neighborhood. It needed 16 votes to pass. It got 12. Six commissioners voted against it, two passed and four were absent. Among the nay voters was Commissioner Bill Kilgore, who said he can’t see passing another “feel good” resolution in a matter where the county has limited enforcement power.

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Queen cracks down on fancy headgear LONDON (AP) — They’re good enough for the former Kate Middleton, but apparently not good enough for her husband’s grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II. Fascinators — the delicate, whimsical pieces of headwear favored by the young and posh in Britain and beyond — have been banned from the royal enclosure at Royal Ascot, one of the most exclusive events in Britain’s social calendar. Organizers said Wednesday that those hoping to rub shoulders with the queen at the horse racing meet would have to stick to hats, no fascinators. It’s the latest in a series of rules aimed at tightening the dress code at Ascot, where organizers have tried to push back against the proliferation of provocative outfits, outraQueen geous accesElizabeth II sories and revealing tops. Other rules introduced or reinforced Wednesday include the requirement that women at the royal enclosure wear dresses that fall below the knee and that the men accompanying them must wear a top hat (gray or black). The queen can wear whatever she wants, but the guidelines affect the royal enclosure, which usually includes a few hundred invited guests, not just the royal family. Some of the rules — no bare midriffs or strapless dresses for example — fall in line with organizers’ attempts to roll back the nouveau-riche night-

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Zara Phillips, granddaughter of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, at the Royal Ascot horse racing meeting at Ascot, England, in 2003. club look, but fascinators are favored by the highest reaches of the upper-crust. The headgear can consist of flowers, fabric, feathers, lace, netting, or just about anything else that catches the eye and matches the dress. Unlike hats, which generally just sit on the wearer’s head, fascina-

Poe fans call an end to ’Toaster’ tradition BALTIMORE (AP) — Edgar Allan Poe fans waited long past a midnight dreary, but it appears the annual visits to the writer’s grave in Baltimore by a mysterious figure called the “Poe Toaster” shall occur nevermore. Poe House and Museum Curator Jeff Jerome said early today that die-hard fans waited inside Westminster Hall for hours past when the tribute bearer normally arrives. But the “Poe Toaster” was a no-show for a third year in a row. After the visitor failed to appear in 2010 and last year, Poe fans said they would hold one last vigil before calling an end to the tradition. “It’s over with,” Poe House and Museum Curator Jeff Jerome said wearily this morning. He wasn’t sure how he felt about the tradition coming to an end. “It will probably hit me later, but I’m too tired now to feel anything else.” The tributes of an anonymous man in black with a white scarf and a wide-brimmed hat, who leaves three roses and a half-empty bottle of cognac at Poe’s original grave on the writer’s birthday, are thought to date to at least the 1940s. A crowd gathered outside the gates of the burial ground surrounding Westminster Hall to watch for the mysterious visitor. While three impersonators appeared, the real

“Poe Toaster” did not, Jerome said. The gothic master’s tales of the macabre still connect with readers more than 200 years after his birth, including his most famous poem, “The Raven,” and short stories such as “The Tell-Tale Heart” and “The Pit and the Pendulum.” Poe’s “The Murders in the Rue Morgue” is considered the first modern detective story. Jerome, who was first exposed to Poe through Vincent Price’s movies, believes people still identify with Poe’s suffering and his lifelong dream to be a poet. He has kept a vigil for the “Poe Toaster” each year since 1978 and built up a team of other dedicated Poe fans who stay awake all night to scan the shadows of the burial ground for the visitor. “I’ve been part of a ritual that people around the world read about,” he said. “I’ll miss it.”

tors tend to be smaller and are often fastened using barrettes or headbands. Kate Middleton, now known as the Duchess of Cambridge, is a fan — her repeat outings with feathery, frothy accouterments last year reportedly sparked a British sales surge. So too are princesses Beatrice

and Eugenie and other fashion-forward royals. Nick Smith, Ascot’s head of communication, acknowledged that “there is an argument that some fascinators are formal.” “But the very fact that there is that argument” was reason enough to ban them from the royal enclosure — where the queen gathers with the cream of British aristocracy to watch the races. “Some fascinators have become so small that they’re nothing more than a hairband and a feather,” he added. So did Elizabeth call up to say: “Off with their fascinators!” Smith laughed. “No, that doesn’t happen,” he said. “We set the rules.” Still, he noted that organizers were in touch with the queen’s staff and he said it would be “unlikely that we’d put something in place that she’d be uncomfortable with.” The next Ascot takes place in June.


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Thursday, January 19, 2012

The Vicksburg Post

Woman who needs hug urged to reach out to others Dear Abby: May I respond to “Iowa Reader” (Nov. 10), the older woman who asked you where to turn when she needed to be hugged and listened to? I’m guessing she was married a long time and doesn’t have any real friends — just people from her married days. I suggest she get a dog. While dogs can’t hug or hold, they do love unconditionally. A dog is always happy to be with you, and will listen even though it can’t talk back. I would have died of loneliness had it not been for mine. Through her, I have met other older single people on walks and at the dog park. She has given me a way to make new friends and find some company. — Marcy in Oakland, Calif. Dear Marcy: Thanks for your suggestion. I promised Iowa Reader that if other readers shared ideas I would pass them along. Because of you and other compassionate readers, I received a wide range of heartfelt, helpful advice. My newspaper readers comment: Dear Abby: I discovered a wonderful way to receive much-needed human contact — partner dancing. I started with the Argentine tango, which might be a bit too much for some folks, but

DEAR ABBY ABIGAIL

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I have learned to absolutely love it. It’s a safe way to enjoy an intimate connection with a member of the opposite sex, no strings attached. It takes time to master the skills, but if you stick with it you’ll find a community that shares a passion for a skill that’s challenging and rewarding. Less-intimate forms of partner dance include swing, salsa and country dancing. If you love music and movement, and could use some exercise, I highly recommend it. — Catherine in Hawaii Dear Abby: I was faced with the same situation when my husband passed away. I joined a Sunday school and found what I needed. Often, the only hugs I get are from people in our group. I volunteer in the kitchen and since I like taking pictures, I’ve been appointed the class photographer. Others have also utilized their hobbies to reach out to people. We go on outings, and I have made many

TOMORROW’S HOROSCOPE

BY BERNICE BEDE OSOL • NEWSPAPER ENTERPRISE ASSOCIATION Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) — Because you’ll be as much of a pragmatist as a visionary, your hopes and aspirations will be easily realized. Pisces (Feb. 20-March 20) — Even if it takes two or three tries, major achievements will be possible for you. Be prepared to circumvent some obstacles that might block your path. Aries (March 21-April 19) — Dealings you have with a large organization, such as a company or the government, will work out better than you think. Be patient. Taurus (April 20-May 20) — This is an unusual day, when even a bum deal can be renegotiated and work out quite well for you. Don’t be afraid to ask for the terms you want. Gemini (May 21-June 20) — You enjoy doing your own thing, but you don’t mind being a team player either. At this point you’ll fare better as part of a group. Cancer (June 21-July 22) — It looks like you’ll be given a second chance to capitalize on an opportunity that you previously turned down. Armed with new knowledge, get on board. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) — Treat whatever transpires like a game. This doesn’t imply that you should not be serious; it’s merely a means for not letting anything overwhelm you. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Conditions in general look pretty good for you. However, your best opportunities are likely to be in areas where you can either make or save money. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) — Don’t allow people challenging your ideas or opinions to irritate you. Use any dispute as a means to showcase your points more effectively. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) — Financial currents are running in your favor, making you luckier than usual with all money matters. Use this to further feather your nest. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) — You can substantially enhance your probabilities for success by dealing solely with the person who calls the shots. Jump over subordinates and drive right to the hoop. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Initially, you might feel imposed upon when asked to do something for another, but once the dust settles you’ll discover that you’re the one who ends up benefiting the most.

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BY DR. ROBERT WALLACE • NEWSPAPER ENTERPRISE ASSOCIATION Dr. Wallace: My best friend and her boyfriend have found a new way to get high. They inhale typewriter correction fluid. They say it gives a great high, is not habit-forming and is relatively safe. I’ve tried marijuana, but I don’t have enough money to buy very much of it. I know that you will encourage me not to get high on this fluid. That’s not what I’m looking for. All I want to know is if it’s relatively safe. No lectures about drug use. I’ve heard all about it from my parents, teachers and others. Do you get the message? — Nameless, Baltimore, Md. Nameless: I got your message loud and clear, so I’m not going to respond to your request for information on sniffing typewriter correction fluid. Your information will be found in the following letter to me from an Arizona police officer. He wrote to me several years ago after working on a case involving three teens who sniffed correction fluid. Get this message. Dr. Wallace: I am a police officer working exclusively with students ranging from preschool through high school. I was witness to a tragic incident involving a young lady and the practice of “whiting out” (sniffing typewriter correction fluid). Our agency was requested to check out three kids acting strangely at a local shopping center. I was the responding officer and found two girls and a boy about 15. Their nostrils and lips were covered with correction fluid; all had reached their “high.” Their intoxicated actions included being stuporous with a total disregard for their personal well-being. One girl, “Jane Doe,” who appeared to be the promoter of the incident, laughed repeatedly and kept assuring her friends that the police could do nothing, but I arrested each of them for the use of the inhalant. At the police department, I spoke to Jane and her friends. Jane’s friends were receptive to my warnings, but Jane closed her ears. A week later, I responded to a medical emergency call at a local youth spot. When I arrived, Jane Doe lay on the floor of the girls’ restroom — dead of respiratory failure. She still held the plastic bag containing the fumes of correction fluid. — Allan Mullen, Kingman, Ariz., Police Department. • Dr. Robert Wallace writes for Copley News Service. E-mail him at rwallace@Copley News Service.

“huggable” friends. I urge Iowa Reader to visit places of worship and find one that has an active senior adult ministry. — Jo Ann in Arlington, Texas Dear Abby: I have been a licensed massage therapist for 20 years. I suggest Iowa Reader seek out one. During her hour on the massage table she will be touched, nurtured and encouraged to speak about anything on her mind. It’s my job to not only make her feel safe and healthy physically, but emotionally as well. For many clients, I am their only source of touch. It gives me great joy to know that in some small way I can make an important difference in their overall well-being. — Hugs from Maine Dear Abby: Volunteering to rock and cuddle low-birthweight babies puts one in an environment where personal problems matter less. Brushing and petting dogs and cats at the SPCA can provide meaningful interaction because socialized animals are more likely to be adopted. There are poetry and writing groups, peer-to-peer counseling at her Area Agency on Aging, and “contact” sports like pingpong. Abby, I once read in your column, “The best way to have

a friend is to be one.” To not overburden any one friend, some conversations are best done with God. — Rachel L. Dear Abby: I encourage her to offer to tutor or read to kids at her local elementary school, visit residents at a nursing home or work at a homeless shelter. There are lots of others out there who need hugs and attention. Volunteers receive far more than they give. — Dianne in Gainesville, Fla. Dear Abby: I work for the YMCA where we have a wonderful community of middleage and older people who work out together, spend time visiting during our potlucks, and who have formed circles of lasting friendships. — Corinne in Oregon Dear Abby: I went back to school, earned my master’s and became a kindergarten teacher. I’m blessed with more hugs now than I know what to do with, and I’m told several times a week that I am loved. During summer vacation, my cat takes up the slack. — Linda in Pasco, Wash. •

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01. Legals TRUSTEE'S NOTICE OF SALE WHEREAS, on January 25, 2007, DAVID W. ACUFF, A MARRIED MAN AND MELODY D. ACUFF executed a Deed of Trust to RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. as Trustee for the benefit of MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS INC., AS A NOMINEE FOR COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS. INC., which Deed of Trust was filed on January 31, 2007 and recorded in Book 1635 at Page 516 in the Office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi; and WHEREAS, default having been made in the terms and conditions of said Deed of Trust, and the entire debt secured thereby having been declared to be due and payable, and the legal holder of said indebtedness, BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, having requested the undersigned Trustee to execute the trust and sell said land and property in accordance with the terms of said Deed of Trust for the purpose of raising the sums due thereunder, together with attorney's fees, Trustee's fees and expenses of sale. NOW, THEREFORE, RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., Trustee, will on February 09, 2012, offer for sale at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, within legal hours (between the hours of 11:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m.) at the front steps of the Warren County Courthouse in Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi, the following-described property: INDEXING INSTRUCTIONS: PART SECTION 29, TOWNSHIP 16 NORTH, RANGE 4 EAST, WARREN COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI. BEGINNING AT AN IRON PIPE ON THE WEST RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF THE OLD U.S. HIGHWAY 80, SAID POINT BEING 2870 FEET, MORE OR LESS, SOUTHERLY FROM THE INTERSECTION OF SAID OLD HIGHWAY 80 AND BEECHWOOD ROAD, AND SAID POINT OF BEGINNING, BEING THE CORNER OF THE JOHN H. HALL AND F. J. DURMAN PROPERTY. FROM THE ABOVE DESCRIBED POINT OF BEGINNING, LEAVING SAID OLD HIGHWAY AND RUN ALONG AN OLD FENCE LINE NORTH 77 DEGREES 00 MINUTES WEST 162.09 FEET TO AN OLD FENCE CORNER; THENCE CONTINUE ALONG AN, OLD FENCE LINE, NORTH 26 DEGREES 32 MINUTES EAST 146.92 FEET TO AN OLD FENCE CORNER; THENCE RUN ALONG AN OLD FENCE LINE, SOUTH 65 DEGREES 41 MINUTES EAST 141.01 FEET TO AN OLD IRON PIPE FOUND IN A FENCE CORNER AND THE WEST LINE OF SAID OLD HIGHWAY 80; THENCE RUN ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SAID OLD HIGHWAY, SOUTH 18 DEGREES 14 MINUTES WEST, 115.65 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, CONTAINING 0.45 ACRE, MORE OR LESS LYING AND BEING SITUATE IN SECTION 29, TOWNSHIP 16 NORTH, RANGE 4 EAST, WARREN COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI. RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. will convey only such title as vested in it as Trustee. WITNESS my signature on this 5th day of December, 2011. RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., TRUSTEE 2380 Performance Dr, TX2-984-0407 Richardson, TX 75082 Telephone No. (800) 281-8219 By: /s/ Mahtab Memar Title: Assistant Vice President RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., TRUSTEE 2380 Performance Dr, TX2-984-0407 Richardson, TX 75082 TS No.: 10 -0120181 PARCEL No. 106 29 9999 002100 DHGW 67403G-6SB Publish: 1/19, 1/26, 2/2(3t)

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01. Legals IN THE COUNTY COURT OF WARREN COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI IN THE MATTER OF THE GUARDIANSHIP OF TORRIANA DENISE BATTLE, MINOR, BY AND THROUGH HER NEXT ADULT FRIEND, ANDREA NOBLE CAUSE NO.2011-091pr SUMMONS (Service by Publication: Residence Unknown) THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI TO:THE UNKNOWN PUTATIVE FATHER OF TORRIANA DENISE BATTLE, but whose present address is unknown to Petitioners after diligent search and inquiry to ascertain same. NOTICE TO DEFENDANT You are summoned to appear and defend against the Petition for Letters of Guardianship at 10:30 a.m. on the 29th day of February, 2012 in the Chancery Courtroom of the Warren County Courthouse, Vicksburg, Mississippi and in case of your failure to appear and defend, a judgment will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Petition for Letters of Guardianship. Issued under my hand and seal of said Court, this the 3rd day of January, 2012. CHANCERY CLERK OF WARREN COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI BY: /s/ Mary Flaggs, D.C. Toni W. Terrett Attorney at Law P.O. Box 821583 Vicksburg, MS 39182 601-636-1109 Publish: 1/12, 1/19, 1/26(3t) ABANDONED VEHICLES FOR SALE The following vehicles are considered abandoned and will be sold for towing, repairs and storage 1995 DODGE CARAVAN 1B4GP44ROTB161271 1994 MAZDA PROTEGE JM1BG22XRO814606 2000 PONTIAC SUNFIRE 1G2JB1248Y7380927 Where: Thomas Towing 2100 North Washington St. Vicksburg, Ms 39183 When:Saturday JANUARY 21, 2012 Time: 9:00AM Publish: 1/5, 1/12, 1/19(3t) SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE'S NOTICE OF SALE WHEREAS, on March 30, 2004, SAMUEL L BELL AND WIFE, KIMBERLY M. BELL executed a Deed of Trust to ADAMS, EDENS & AKERS, PA as Trustee for the benefit of MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC AS NOMINEE FOR COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS, INC. MIN# 1000157-000344940-6, which Deed of Trust was filed on March 31, 2004 and recorded as Instrument No. 208751 in Book 1457 at Page 151 in the Office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi; and WHEREAS, MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. - the mortgagee of record - appointed James L. DeLoach or Zachary A. Copp or April L. Gremillion as Substitute Trustee in place of the afore-mentioned original Trustee via a Substitution of Trustee recorded in Book 1454 at Page 254 in the Office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi; and

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pp WHEREAS, BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, the current Beneficiary of said Deed of Trust, substituted RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. as Trustee therein in place of the afore-menetioned original and substitute Trustees, as authorized by the terms thereof, as evidenced by an instrument recorded as Instrument No. 270669 in Book 1500 at Page 327 in the Office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi; and WHEREAS, default having been made in the terms and conditions of said Deed of Trust, and the entire debt secured thereby having been declared to be due and payable, and the legal holder of said indebtedness, BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, having requested the undersigned Substitute Trustee to execute the trust and sell said land and property in accordance with the terms of said Deed of Trust for the purpose of raising the sums due thereunder, together with attorney's fees, Substitute Trustee's fees and expenses of sale. NOW, THEREFORE, RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., Substitute Trustee, will on February 09, 2012, offer for sale at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, within legal hours (between the hours of 11:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m.) at the front steps of the Warren County Courthouse in Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi, the following-described property: ALL OF LOT SIXTY-ONE (61) OF COTTONWOOD SUBDIVISION, PART II, A PLAT OF WHICH IS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3 AT PAGE 113 OF THE LAND RECORDS OF WARREN COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI. RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. will convey only such title as vested in it as Substitute Trustee. WITNESS my signature on this 19th day of December, 2011. RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE 2380 Performance Dr, TX2-984-0407 Richardson, TX 75082 Telephone No. (800) 281-8219 By: /s/ Mahtab Memar Title: Assistant Vice President RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE 2380 Performance Dr, TX2-984-0407 Richardson, TX 75082 TS No.: 09 -0116753 PARCEL No. 1306 37 0462 006100 DHGW 67581G-5SB Publish: 1/19, 1/26, 2/2(3t)

; WHEREAS, said Deed of Trust was assigned to Flagstar Bank, FSB, by assignment on file and of record in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi, in Book 1518 at Page 39 thereof; and WHEREAS, the legal holder of the said Deed of Trust and the note secured thereby, substituted Bradley P. Jones, as Trustee therein, as authorized by the terms thereof, by instrument recorded in the office of the aforesaid Chancery Clerk in Book 1518 at Page 40 thereof; and WHEREAS, default having been made in the performance of the conditions and stipulations as set forth by said Deed of Trust, and having been requested by the legal holder of the indebtedness secured and described by said Deed of Trust so to do, notice is hereby given that I, Bradley P. Jones, Substitute Trustee, by virtue of the authority conferred upon me in said Deed of Trust, will offer for sale and will sell at public sale and outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, during the legal hours (between the hours of 11 o'clock a.m. and 4 o'clock p.m.) at the West front door of the County Courthouse of Warren County, at Vicksburg, Mississippi, on the 26th day of January, 2012, the following described land and property being the same land and property described in said Deed of Trust, situated in Warren County, State of Mississippi, to-wit: All of Lot Eighteen (18) of Block "A" of Lake Hill Park Subdivision, Part 2, a plat of which is recorded in Plat Book 1, at Page 2 of the records in the Office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi. Title to the above described property is believed to be good, but I will convey only such title as is vested in me as Substitute Trustee. WITNESS my signature, on this the 30th day of December, 2011. _______________________ BRADLEY P. JONES SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE PREPARED BY: ADAMS & EDENS POST OFFICE BOX 400 BRANDON, MISSISSIPPI 39043 (601) 825-9508 A&E File #11-04624 Publish: 1/5, 1/12, 1/19(3t)

SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE'S NOTICE OF SALE WHEREAS, on the 20th day of December, 2007, Debra Blake and Lewis Blake, husband and wife, executed a Deed of Trust to Joan H. Anderson, Trustee for the use and benefit of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., which Deed of Trust is on file and of record in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi, in Deed of Trust Book 1687 at Page 639 and thereof; and

TRUSTEE'S NOTICE OF SALE WHEREAS, on September 8, 2001, Xavier Richards, single and Charlette Ceasar, single, executed a Deed of Trust to W. Stewart Robison, Trustee for Jim Walter Homes, Inc., Beneficiary, which Deed of Trust is recorded in Land Deed of Trust Book 1279, at Page 384, in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi; AND WHEREAS, this Deed of Trust was ultimately assigned to Mid-State Trust X, a business trust and Walter Mortgage Company, LLC, by instrument recorded in Book 1530, at Page 519, in the office of the Chancery

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NOTICE TO THE CREDITORS OF THE ESTATE OF LILLIAN B. FARRIOR, DECEASED CAUSE NO. 2011-066 PR Letters Testamentary in the Estate of LILLIAN B. FARRIOR having been granted to the undersigned on the 13th day of December, 2011, by the Chancery Court of Warren County, notice is hereby given to all persons having claims against said Estate to have same probated, registered and allowed by the Clerk of said Court within ninety (90) days from the first date of publication of this notice which is the 12th day of January, 2012, or they will be forever barred by operation of law. Dated this the 10th day of January, 2012. /s/ Douglas E Brown DOUGLAS EDWIN BROWN, Executor of the Estate of LILLIAN B. FARRIOR, Deceased Publish: 1/12, 1/19, 1/26(3t)

County, State of Mississippi, to-wit: All of lot Twenty-eight (28) of the Cardinal Village Subdivision as shown by plat of record in Book 376 at Page 288 of the Land records of Warren County, Mississippi, amended as shown in Book 404, Page 59 of the aforesaid Land records. Title to the above described property is believed to be good, but I will convey only such title as is vested in me as Substitute Trustee. WITNESS my signature, on this the 12th day of January, 2012. _______________________ BRADLEY P. JONES SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE PREPARED BY: ADAMS & EDENS POST OFFICE BOX 400 BRANDON, MISSISSIPPI 39043 (601) 825-9508 A&E File #11-04829 Publish: 1/19, 1/26, 2/2(3t)

53 of the resurvey of and extension to Skywood Subdivision, Part 2, the plat of which is duly recorded in Book 116, Page 247 of the Land Records of Warren County, Mississippi, less and except a strip described as follows: Beginning at the Southeast corner of said Lot 49 and run thence North 20 degrees 55 minutes East, a distance of 218.10 feet to the Northwest corner of Lot 48; thence North 80 degrees 28 minutes East, a distance of 2 feet; thence South 20 degrees 55 minutes West, a distance of 216.5 feet; thence South 85 degrees 56 minutes East, a distance of 175 feet, more or less, to the West end of Evergreen Drive; thence in a southeasterly direction along the tangent of the end of Evergreen Drive to the Southeast corner of said Lot 49; thence North 85 degrees 56 minutes West, a distance of 181.11 feet to the point of beginning. Less and except therefrom that part of the above as conveyed to the Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Vicksburg, Mississippi, as described in Book 1034 at Page 614 of the Warren County Land Records. Title to the above described property is believed to be good, but I will convey only such title as is vested in me as Substitute Trustee. WITNESS my signature, on this the 5th day of January, 2012. _______________________ BRADLEY P. JONES SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE PREPARED BY: ADAMS & EDENS POST OFFICE BOX 400 BRANDON, MISSISSIPPI 39043 (601) 825-9508 A&E File #11-04317 Publish: 1/12, 1/19, 1/26(3t)

y Clerk aforesaid; AND WHEREAS, default having been made in payment of the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, and the holder of the note and Deed of Trust having requested the undersigned Trustee so to do, I will on the 13th day of February, 2012, offer for sale at public outcry and sell during legal hours between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M., at the main front door of the County Courthouse of Warren County, at Vicksburg, Mississippi, for cash to the highest and best bidder, the following described land and property, situated in Warren County, Mississippi, to-wit: Part of Sections 10 and 15, Township 15 North, Range 3 East, Warren County, Mississippi, more particularly described as follows to wit: Beginning at an iron rod marking the Southeast corner of that certain 0.98 acre lot conveyed by deed from David Oldenburg to Tomie L. White, Jr. and Theresa White as recorded in Deed Book 868 at Page 232 of the land records of Warren County, Mississippi; thence run North 11 degrees 39 minutes East, along the East line of the said Tomie White Property, 218.34 feet to an iron rod on the South line of that certain road known as Private Countryside Road; thence run along the said South line of said Private Countryside Road as follows: South 56 degrees 55 minutes 48 seconds East, 94.64 feet to an iron rod; thence South 46 degrees 28 minutes 21 seconds East, 114.46 feet to an iron rod; thence South 57 degrees 45 minutes 39 seconds East, 55.77 feet to an iron rod; thence South 65 degrees 07 minutes East, 111.81 feet to an iron rod found on a fence line; thence run along said fence line and the West line of the Shirley Lloyd Property as described in Deed Book 950 at Page 339 of the aforesaid land records, South 24 degrees 14 minutes West, 289.93 feet to an iron rod; thence run North 49 degrees 00 minutes West, 333.06 feet to an iron rod; thence run North 21 degrees 08 minutes 48 seconds East, 39.21 feet to the point of beginning, containing 2.0 acres, more or less. I will convey only such title as is vested in me as Trustee. WITNESS MY SIGNATURE, this, the 11th day of January, 2012. _______________________ /s/ W. Stewart Robison, Trustee ROBISON & HOLMES, SOLS. Publish: 1/19, 1/26, 2/2, 2/9 (4t)

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SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE'S NOTICE OF SALE WHEREAS, on the 11th day of May, 2009, Tabatha Dixon, executed a Deed of Trust to Clyde Ellis, Trustee for the use and benefit of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., which Deed of Trust is on file and of record in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi, in Deed of Trust Book 1701 at Page 460 thereof; and WHEREAS, said Deed of Trust was assigned to BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP fka Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, LP, by assignment on file and of record in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi, in Book 1508 at Page 449 thereof; and WHEREAS, the legal holder of the said Deed of Trust and the note secured thereby, substituted Bradley P. Jones, as Trustee therein, as authorized by the terms thereof, by instrument recorded in the office of the aforesaid Chancery Clerk in Book 1508 at Page 448 thereof; and WHEREAS, default having been made in the performance of the conditions and stipulations as set forth by said Deed of Trust, and having been requested by the legal holder of the indebtedness secured and described by said Deed of Trust so to do, notice is hereby given that I, Bradley P. Jones, Substitute Trustee, by virtue of the authority conferred upon me in said Deed of Trust, will offer for sale and will sell at public sale and outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, during the legal hours (between the hours of 11 o'clock a.m. and 4 o'clock p.m.) at the West front door of the County Courthouse of Warren County, at Vicksburg, Mississippi, on the 9th day of February, 2012, the following described land and property being the same land and property described in said Deed of Trust, situated in Warren

SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE'S NOTICE OF SALE WHEREAS, on the 2nd day of April, 2008, William F. Hallberg, an unmarried man, executed a Deed of Trust to Mrs. Dorothy M. McGee, Trustee for the use and benefit of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., which Deed of Trust is on file and of record in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi, in Deed of Trust Book 1695 at Page 814 thereof; and WHEREAS, said Deed of Trust was assigned to PNC Bank, National Association, by assignment on file and of record in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi, in Book 1528 at Page 514 thereof; and WHEREAS, the legal holder of the said Deed of Trust and the note secured thereby, substituted Bradley P. Jones, as Trustee therein, as authorized by the terms thereof, by instrument recorded in the office of the aforesaid Chancery Clerk in Book 1530 at Page 228 thereof; and WHEREAS, default having been made in the performance of the conditions and stipulations as set forth by said Deed of Trust, and having been requested by the legal holder of the indebtedness secured and described by said Deed of Trust so to do, notice is hereby given that I, Bradley P. Jones, Substitute Trustee, by virtue of the authority conferred upon me in said Deed of Trust, will offer for sale and will sell at public sale and outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, during the legal hours (between the hours of 11 o'clock a.m. and 4 o'clock p.m.) at the West front door of the County Courthouse of Warren County, at Vicksburg, Mississippi, on the 2nd day of February, 2012, the following described land and property being the same land and property described in said Deed of Trust, situated in Warren County, State of Mississippi, to-wit: All of Lots 48 and 49 as shown on plat of Lots 42 to

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Page 426 in the Office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi; and WHEREAS, WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF MORGAN STANLEY ABS CAPITAL I INC. TRUST 2005-WMC3, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-WMC3, the current Beneficiary of said Deed of Trust, substituted RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. as Trustee therein, as authorized by the terms thereof, as evidenced by an instrument and recorded as Instrument No. 289364 in Book 1526 at Page 296 in the Office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi; and WHEREAS, default having been made in the terms and conditions of said Deed of Trust, and the entire debt secured thereby having been declared to be due and payable, and the legal holder of said indebtedness, WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF MORGAN STANLEY ABS CAPITAL I INC. TRUST 2005-WMC3, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-WMC3, having requested the undersigned Substitute Trustee to execute the trust and sell said land and property in accordance with the terms of said Deed of Trust for the purpose of raising the sums due thereunder, together with attorney's fees, Substitute Trustee's fees and expenses of sale. NOW, THEREFORE, RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., Substitute Trustee, will on February 09, 2012, offer for sale at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, within legal hours (between the hours of 11:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m.) at the front steps of the Warren County Courthouse in Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi, the following-described property: ALL OF LOT 105 OF HAMILTON HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION, PART 3, AS SHOWN BY PLAT RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1 AT PAGE 76 OF THE LAND RECORDS OF WARREN COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, LESS AND EXCEPT THEREFROM THAT PART OF SAID LOT 105 DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT A POINT MARKING THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF LOT 105, BEING THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF LOT 104 OF SAID SUBDIVISION; RUNNING THENCE SOUTH 38 DEGREES 20 MINUTES EAST ALONG THE EAST LINE OF SAID LOT 105 A DISTANCE OF 7 FEET; RUNNING THENCE IN A WESTERLY DIRECTION ON A STRAIGHT LINE TO THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 104, THENCE NORTH 50 DEGREES 06 MINUTES EAST ALONG THE LINE DIVIDING LOTS 104 AND 105 A DISTANCE OF 170.5 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. will convey only such title as vested in it as Substitute Trustee. WITNESS my signature on this 19th day of December, 2011. RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE 2380 Performance Dr, TX2-984-0407 Richardson, TX 75082 Telephone No. (800) 281-8219 By: /s/ Mahtab Memar Title: Assistant Vice President RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE 2380 Performance Dr, TX2984-0407 Richardson, TX 75082 TS No.: 11 -0073198 PARCEL No. 1119 13 1080 015400 DHGW 67586G-3SB Publish: 1/19, 1/26, 2/2(3t)

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SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE'S NOTICE OF SALE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY OF WARREN WHEREAS, on November 2, 2007, Kim Maynard a/k/a Dawn Kimberly Maynard and William E. Maynard a/k/a William Eugene Maynard executed and delivered a certain Deed of Trust unto Way, Field & Bodron, Trustee for the benefit of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. acting solely as a nominee for Taylor, Bean & Whitaker Mortgage Corp. its successors and assigns, to secure an indebtedness therein described, which Deed of Trust is recorded in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi in Book 1681, Page 446; and WHEREAS, said Deed of Trust was subsequently assigned unto CENLAR FSB, by instrument recorded in the Office of the aforesaid Chancery Clerk in Book 1530, Page 597; and WHEREAS, the holder of said Deed of Trust substituted and appointed Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc., as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by instrument recorded in the Office of the aforesaid Chancery Clerk Book 1530, Page 598; and WHEREAS, default having been made in the payments of indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, and the holder of said Deed of Trust, having requested the undersigned so to do, on February 9, 2012, I will, during legal hours (between the hours of 11 o' clock a.m. and 4 o' clock p.m.), at public outcry, offer for sale and will sell, at the front door steps of the Warren County Courthouse in Vicksburg, Mississippi, for cash to the highest bidder, the following described land and property situated in Warren County, Mississippi, to-wit: Part, Section 3, Township 16 North, Range 5 East, Warren County, Mississippi, more particularly described as follows: Beginning at the southwest corner of the Theodore and Coye Holman parcel as described in that certain warranty deed recorded in Deed Book 738 at Page 675 of the Warren County, Mississippi Land Records and run thence along the south line of said Holman parcel S 27* 44' 00" E 416.10 feet to a point; thence, leaving the south line of said Holman parcel, S 02* 24' 00" W 296.13 feet; thence N 27* 44' 00" W 695.84 feet to an iron pin set on the south line of Tiffintown Road as it presently exists; thence, along the south line of Tiffintown Road N 71* 30' 37" E 151.97 feet to an iron pin and the point of beginning, said parcel containing 1.92 acres, more or less, and being part of that certain tract conveyed to John G. Cesare and Barbara S. Cesare by Warranty Deed dated January 27, 1978 and recorded in Deed Book 584 at Page 403 of the Warren County, Mississippi Land Records. Title to the above described property is believed to be good, but I will convey only such title as is vested in me as Substituted Trustee. WITNESS MY SIGNATURE, this the 9th day of January, 2012 Stephanie Fonteno Stephanie Fonteno, Assistant Vice President Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc. 1587 Northeast Expressway Atlanta, GA 30329 (770) 234-9181 J1102035MS Publish: 1/19, 1/26, 2/2(3t) SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE'S NOTICE OF SALE WHEREAS, on November 30, 2004, SABRINA POLK executed a Deed of Trust to LEM ADAMS III as Trustee for the benefit of MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC ACTING SOLEY AS A NOMINEE FOR WMC MORTGAGE CORP., which Deed of Trust was filed on December 13, 2004 and recorded as Instrument No. 217527 in Book 1505 at Page 426 in the Office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi; and WHEREAS, WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF MORGAN STANLEY ABS CAPITAL I INC. TRUST 2005-WMC3, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-WMC3, the current Beneficiary of said Deed of Trust, substituted RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. as Trustee therein, as authorized by the terms thereof, as evidenced by an instrument and recorded as Instrument No. 289364 in Book 1526 at Page 296 in the Office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi; and WHEREAS, default having been made in the terms and conditions of said Deed of Trust, and the entire debt secured thereby having been declared to be due and payable, and the legal holder of said indebtedness, WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF MORGAN STANLEY ABS CAPITAL I INC. TRUST 2005-WMC3, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-WMC3, having requested the undersigned Substitute Trustee to execute the trust and sell said land and property in accordance with the terms of said Deed of Trust for the purpose of raising the sums due thereunder, together with attorney's fees, Substitute Trustee's fees and expenses of sale. NOW, THEREFORE, RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., Substitute Trustee, will on February 09, 2012, offer for sale at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, within legal hours (between the hours of 11:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m.) at the front steps of the Warren County Courthouse in Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi, the following-described property: ALL OF LOT 105 OF HAMILTON HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION, PART 3, AS SHOWN BY PLAT RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1 AT PAGE 76 OF THE LAND RECORDS OF WARREN COUNTY,

SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE'S NOTICE OF SALE WHEREAS, on January 22, 2009, LAQUITA REED AND RODRICK REED, WIFE AND HUSBAND executed a Deed of Trust to CHARLES A. MYERS as Trustee for the benefit of MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., ACTING SOLELY AS A NOMINEE FOR REALTY MORTGAGE CORPORATION, A MISSISSIPPI CORPORATION, which Deed of Trust was filed on January 30, 2009 and recorded as Instrument No. 264534 in Book 1699 at Page 751 in the Office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi; and WHEREAS, BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, the current Beneficiary of said Deed of Trust, substituted RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. as Trustee therein, as authorized by the terms thereof, as evidenced by an instrument recorded as Instrument No. 282593 in Book 1514 at Page 520 in the Office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi; and WHEREAS, default having been made in the terms and conditions of said Deed of Trust, and the entire debt secured thereby having been declared to be due and payable, and the legal holder of said indebtedness, BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, having requested the undersigned Substitute Trustee to execute the trust and sell said land and property in accordance with the terms of said Deed of Trust for the purpose of raising the sums due thereunder, together with attorney's fees, Substitute Trustee's fees and expenses of sale. NOW, THEREFORE, RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., Substitute Trustee, will on February 09, 2012, offer for sale at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, within legal hours (between the hours of 11:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m.) at the front steps of the Warren County Courthouse in Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi, the following-described property: ALL OF LOT 14, BLOCK C, LAKE HILL PARK SUBDIVISION, A SUBDIVISION ACCORDING TO A MAP OR PLAT THEREOF ON FILE AND OF RECORD IN THE OFFICE OF THE CHANCERY CLERK OF WARREN COUNTY AT VICKSBURG, MISSISSIPPI IN DEED BOOK 116 AT PAGE 251, REFERENCE TO WHICH IS HEREBY

January 30, 2009 and recorded as Instrument No. 264534 in Book 1699 at Page 751 in the Office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi; and WHEREAS, BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, the current Beneficiary of said Deed of Trust, substituted RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. as Trustee therein, as authorized by the terms thereof, as evidenced by an instrument recorded as Instrument No. 282593 in Book 1514 at Page 520 in the Office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi; and WHEREAS, default having been made in the terms and conditions of said Deed of Trust, and the entire debt secured thereby having been declared to be due and payable, and the legal holder of said indebtedness, BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, having requested the undersigned Substitute Trustee to execute the trust and sell said land and property in accordance with the terms of said Deed of Trust for the purpose of raising the sums due thereunder, together with attorney's fees, Substitute Trustee's fees and expenses of sale. NOW, THEREFORE, RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., Substitute Trustee, will on February 09, 2012, offer for sale at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, within legal hours (between the hours of 11:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m.) at the front steps of the Warren County Courthouse in Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi, the following-described property: ALL OF LOT 14, BLOCK C, LAKE HILL PARK SUBDIVISION, A SUBDIVISION ACCORDING TO A MAP OR PLAT THEREOF ON FILE AND OF RECORD IN THE OFFICE OF THE CHANCERY CLERK OF WARREN COUNTY AT VICKSBURG, MISSISSIPPI IN DEED BOOK 116 AT PAGE 251, REFERENCE TO WHICH IS HEREBY MADE IN AID OF AND AS A PART OF THIS DESCRIPTION. RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. will convey only such title as vested in it as Substitute Trustee. WITNESS my signature on this 7th day of December, 2011. RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE 2380 Performance Dr, TX2-984-0407 Richardson, TX 75082 Telephone No. (800) 281-8219 By: /s/ Tiffany M. King Title: Assistant Vice President RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE 2380 Performance Dr, TX2-984-0407 Richardson, TX 75082 TS No.: 10 -0124068 PARCEL No. 1112 01 1530C 015600 DHGW 67398G-7SB Publish: 1/19, 1/26, 2/2(3t)

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IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF WARREN COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI RE: IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF BETTY TRITZ STARNES, DECEASED CAUSE NO: 2011-153PR NOTICE TO CREDITORS OF BETTY TRITZ STARNES NOTICE is hereby given that Letters Testamentary on the Estate of Betty Tritz Starnes, deceased, Probate No. 2011-153PR, were granted to the undersigned by the Chancery Court of Warren County, Mississippi on the 9th day of December, 2011, and all persons having claims against said estate are hereby notified and required to have the same probated and registered by the Clerk of said Court as required by law within ninety (90) days from date of first publication of this notice. Failure to do so will forever bar such claims. WITNESS our signatures this the 6th day of January, 2012. /s/BETTY LYNNE STARNES McCOLLUM WARD, COEXECUTOR OF THE ESTATE OF BETTY TRITZ STARNES, DECEASED /s/JOHN W. STARNES, JR., CO-EXECUTOR OF THE ESTATE OF BETTY TRITZ STARNES, DECEASED Publish: 1/19, 1/26, 2/2(3t)

SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE'S NOTICE OF SALE WHEREAS, on November 21, 2008, JOHN R THOMAS, AND RENEE THOMAS, HUSBAND AND WIFE executed a Deed of Trust to CHARLES A. MYERS as Trustee for the benefit of MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., ACTING SOLELY AS A NOMINEE FOR REALTY MORTGAGE CORPORATION, A MISSISSIPPI CORPORATION, which Deed of Trust was filed on November 25, 2008 and recorded as Instrument No. 263187 in Book 1699 at Page 459 in the Office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi; and WHEREAS, BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, the current Beneficiary of said Deed of Trust, substituted RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. as Trustee therein, as authorized by the terms thereof, as evidenced by an instrument recorded as Instrument No. 283371 in Book 1516 at Page 197 in the Office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi; and WHEREAS, default having been made in the terms and conditions of said Deed of Trust, and the entire debt secured thereby having been declared to be due and payable, and the legal holder of said indebtedness, BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, having requested the undersigned Substitute Trustee to execute the trust and sell said land and property in accordance with the terms of said Deed of Trust for the purpose of raising the sums due thereunder, together with attorney's fees, Substitute Trustee's fees and expenses of sale. NOW, THEREFORE, RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., Substitute Trustee, will on February 09, 2012, offer for sale at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, within legal hours (between the hours of 11:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m.) at the front steps of the Warren County Courthouse in Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi, the following-described property: ALL OF LOTS 26 AND 27 OF THAT CERTAIN SURVEY KNOWN AS "EAGLE LAKE FISHING CLUB RESURVEY OF LOTS 12, 112 AND PART OF LOTS 11 AND 111 OF THE BELLE-ISLE-ON-THE-LAKE SURVEY" AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, AT PAGE 48 OF THE LAND RECORDS OF WARREN COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI. RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. will convey only such title as vested in it as Substitute Trustee. WITNESS my signature on this 16th day of December, 2011. RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE 2380 Performance Dr, TX2-984-0407 Richardson, TX 75082 Telephone No. (800) 281-8219 By: /s/ Mahtab Memar Title: Assistant Vice President RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE 2380 Performance Dr, TX2-984-0407 Richardson, TX 75082 TS No.: 10 -0143246 PARCEL No. 0367 35 0250 001200 DHGW 67497G-8SB Publish: 1/19, 1/26, 2/2(3t)

SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE'S NOTICE OF SALE WHEREAS, on the 14th day of September, 2007, Herman Tyler and Marquita Harris, executed a Deed of Trust to Joan H. Anderson, Trustee for the use and benefit of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., which Deed of Trust is on file and of record in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi, in Deed of Trust Book 1673 at Page 820 thereof; and WHEREAS, said Deed of Trust was assigned to Flagstar Bank, FSB, by assignment on file and of record in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi, in Book 1530 at Page 67 thereof; and WHEREAS, the legal holder of the said Deed of Trust and the note secured thereby, substituted Lem Adams, III, as Trustee therein, as authorized by the terms thereof, by instrument recorded in the office of the aforesaid Chancery Clerk in Book 1486 at Page 245 thereof; and WHEREAS, default having been made in the performance of the conditions and stipulations as set forth by said Deed of Trust, and having been requested by the legal holder of the indebtedness secured and described by said Deed of Trust so to do, notice is hereby given that I, Lem Adams, III, Substitute Trustee, by virtue of the authority conferred upon me in said Deed of Trust, will offer for sale and will sell at public sale and outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, during the legal hours (between the hours of 11 o'clock a.m. and 4 o'clock p.m.) at the West front door of the County Courthouse of Warren County, at Vicksburg, Mississippi, on the 26th day of January, 2012, the following described land and property being the same land and property described in said Deed of Trust, situated in Warren County, State of Mississippi, to-wit: Lot 8, Block 1, Resurvey of Meadowvale Subdivision, a subdivision in and to the City of Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi, according to the map or plat thereof which is on file and of record in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi, in Book 116 at Page 225, reference to which map or plat is made in aid of and as a part of this description. Title to the above described property is believed to be good, but I will convey only such title as is vested in me as Substitute Trustee. WITNESS my signature, on this the 30th day of December, 2011. _______________________ LEM ADAMS, III SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE PREPARED BY: ADAMS & EDENS POST OFFICE BOX 400 BRANDON, MISSISSIPPI 39043 (601) 825-9508 A&E File #11-03974 Publish: 1/5, 1/12, 1/19(3t) SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE'S NOTICE OF SALE WHEREAS, on February 13, 2009, Phillip Wolfe executed a Deed of Trust to Eugene A. Simmons, Trustee for the benefit of OmniBank, which Deed of Trust is recorded in Deed of Trust Book 1701 at Page 13, in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, at Vicksburg, Mississippi; and WHEREAS, OmniBank, the holder of said Deed of Trust and the Note secured therein, under the terms of said Deed of Trust, has appointed and designated the undersigned as Substitute Trustee under the said Deed of Trust by instrument dated August 8th, 2011 and recorded in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi as Instrument 289258 in Book 1526 at Page 218; and WHEREAS, Phillip Wolfe, having defaulted on the terms, conditions and stipulations of said Deed of Trust, and the entire debt secured thereby having been declared to be due and payable in accordance with the terms of said Deed of Trust, and the legal holder of said indebtedness, OmniBank, having requested the undersigned Substitute Trustee to execute the trust and sell said land and property in accordance with the terms of said deed of trust for the purpose of raising the sums due thereunder, together with attorneys' fees, Substitute Trustee's fees and expenses of sale; NOW THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that I, William J. Little, Jr., Substitute Trustee in said Deed of Trust, will offer for sale and sell for cash, at public sale and outcry, to the highest and best bidder, between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. at the West front door of the Warren County Courthouse, at Vicksburg, Mississippi, on the 20th day of January, 2012, the following described land and property is situated in Warren County, Mississippi, and being more particularly described as follows, to-wit: Tract I Lot 7, Fox Run of Vicksburg, Part One, a subdivision according to a map or plat thereof on file and of record in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County at Vicksburg, Mississippi in Plat Book 3 at Page 110, reference to which is hereby made in aid and as a part of this description. And being the same property described in Substituted Trustee's Deeds recorded in Book 1484 at page 603. Tract II Lot 8, Fox Run of Vicksburg, Part One, a subdivision according to the map or plat thereof on file and of record in the Office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County at Vicksburg, Mississippi, in Plat Book 3 at Page 110, reference to which is hereby

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said Deed of Trust by instrument dated August 8th, 2011 and recorded in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi as Instrument 289258 in Book 1526 at Page 218; and WHEREAS, Phillip Wolfe, having defaulted on the terms, conditions and stipulations of said Deed of Trust, and the entire debt secured thereby having been declared to be due and payable in accordance with the terms of said Deed of Trust, and the legal holder of said indebtedness, OmniBank, having requested the undersigned Substitute Trustee to execute the trust and sell said land and property in accordance with the terms of said deed of trust for the purpose of raising the sums due thereunder, together with attorneys' fees, Substitute Trustee's fees and expenses of sale; NOW THEREFORE, notice is hereby given that I, William J. Little, Jr., Substitute Trustee in said Deed of Trust, will offer for sale and sell for cash, at public sale and outcry, to the highest and best bidder, between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. at the West front door of the Warren County Courthouse, at Vicksburg, Mississippi, on the 20th day of January, 2012, the following described land and property is situated in Warren County, Mississippi, and being more particularly described as follows, to-wit: Tract I Lot 7, Fox Run of Vicksburg, Part One, a subdivision according to a map or plat thereof on file and of record in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County at Vicksburg, Mississippi in Plat Book 3 at Page 110, reference to which is hereby made in aid and as a part of this description. And being the same property described in Substituted Trustee's Deeds recorded in Book 1484 at page 603. Tract II Lot 8, Fox Run of Vicksburg, Part One, a subdivision according to the map or plat thereof on file and of record in the Office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County at Vicksburg, Mississippi, in Plat Book 3 at Page 110, reference to which is hereby made in aid of and as a part of this description. And being the same property described in Substituted Trustee's Deed recorded in Book 1484 at Page 604. I will convey only such title as is vested in me as Substitute Trustee. WITNESS MY SIGNATURE this the 21st day of December, 2011. _______________________ WILLIAM J. LITTLE, JR., MSB No. 1287 SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE LENTZ & LITTLE, PA 2012 23rd Avenue Gulfport, MS 39501 (228) 867-6050 Publish: 12/29, 1/5, 1/12, 1/19(4t)

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17. Wanted To Buy

USED TIRES! LIGHT trucks and SUV's, 16's, 17's, 18's, 19's, 20's. A few matching sets! Call TD's, 601-638-3252.

12. Schools & Instruction EARN COLLEGE DEGREE ONLINE. *Medical, *Business, *Criminal Justice. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial aid if qualified. SCHEV certified. Call 877-206-5185. www.CenturaOnline.com

3508 South Washington Street Pond fish, Gold fish, Koi, fish food aquarium needs, bird food, designer collars, harnesses & leads, loads of pet supplies! Bring your Baby in for a fitting today!

RED OAK FIREWOOD for sale. $80 for truckload, $140 cord. Will deliver. 601259-8274, 601-218-4611.

10. Loans And Investments

MS Prop. Lic. 77#C124

DR. MACDONALD'S FARMER'S Almanac for 2012. Available at Corner Drug Store, 1123 Washington Street.

HOME COMPUTER SERVICE and repair. Reasonable prices. Pick up available .601502-5265, 601-636-7376.

CATS: Male . .$25 Female ........$35 DOGS (UNDER 40 LBS): Male . .$55 Female ........$65 • For the above category of animals, pick up applications at the Humane Society DOGS (OVER 40 LBS): Male . .$70 Female ........$80 • For dogs over 40 lbs, call 866-901-7729 for appt.

07. Help Wanted

3 SECTIONS OF scaffolding. Heavy duty, make offer. 601-940-8480.

PLEASE CALL THE Gentleman of Junk for all your junk vehicle needs. Make like a magician and turn your junk vehicles into cash. Please leave message if no answer. 601-868-2781.

WE HAUL OFF old appliances, old batteries, lawn mowers, hot water heaters, junk and abandoned cars, trucks, vans, etcetera. 601940-5075, if no answer, please leave message.

WOOD BURNING HEATER. Up to 28� wood with andirons, 2 sections of black pipe. MODEL 11 REMINGTON shot gun. 601-638-5795.

19. Garage & Yard Sales 5320 Jeff Davis Road. Monday– Friday, 7am- 1pm. Furniture, clothing, video games.

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Bienville Apartments The Park Residences at Bienville

STILL HAVE STUFF after your Garage Sale? Donate your items to The Salvation Army, we pick-up! Call 601-636-2706.

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1, 2 & 3 bedrooms and townhomes available immediately.

What's going on in Vicksburg this weekend? Read The Vicksburg Post! For convenient home delivery call 601-636-4545, ask for circulation.

and

20. Hunting

VICKSBURGS NEWEST, AND A WELL MAINTAINED FAVORITE. EACH WITH SPACIOUS FLOOR PLANS AND SOPHISTICATED AMENITIES.

Call our Circulation Department for CONVENIENT Home Delivery and/ or our On-line Subscription. Monday- Friday, 8am-5pm, 601-636-4545.

EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY

Classifieds Really Work!

FOR LEASING INFO, CALL 601-636-1752

www.parkresidences.com • www.bienvilleapartments.com

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31. Mobile Homes For Rent

33. Commercial Property

What's going on in Vicksburg? Read The Vicksburg Post! For convenient home delivery, call 601-636-4545, ask for circulation.

2 BEDROOM ALL electric. Water furnished, $450 monthly. 4 BEDROOM duplex Both $200 deposit, $500 monthly. Refrigerator, stove furnished. 601-634-8290.

HILLVIEW ESTATES

960 SQUARE FOOT Deluxe office space on Wisconsin Avenue. $675 monthly. Call 601-634-6669.

24. Business Services

2 BEDROOMS, 1 bath. Convenient location, central heat/ air, washer/ dryer. $750 monthly, deposit and references required. 601529-8002.

21. Boats, Fishing Supplies

CLARK’S CONSTRUCTION

Dozer, Track hoe, Form setting, Concrete, Demolition work. State licensed and Bonded 601-218-9233 • 601-638-9233

Toni Walker Terrett Attorney At Law 601-636-1109 • Bankruptcy Chapter 7 and 13 • Social Seurity Disability • No-fault Divorce DIRT AND GRAVEL hauled. 8 yard truck. 601638-6740.

24. Business Services

Barnes Glass Vans • Cars • Trucks •Insurance Claims Welcome•

AUTO • HOME • BUSINESS Jason Barnes • 601-661-0900

ROSS

CONSTRUCTION

New Homes

Framing, Remodeling, Cabinets, Flooring, Roofing & Vinyl Siding State Licensed & Bonded

Jon Ross 601-638-7932

Professional Services & Competitive Prices • Landscaping • Septic Systems • Irrigation: Install & Repair • Commercial & Residential Grass Cutting Licensed • Bonded • Insured 12 years experience Roy Simmons (Owner) 601-218-8341

Paid cable, water and trash. Washer, Dryer and built-in microwave furnished.

Ask about our Holiday special! 601-638-5587 1-601-686-0635

ABOVE TWIGGS! 2 bedroom, 2 bath apartment, central heat/ air, washer/ dryer included. $800 monthly, deposit/ references required. 601-529-8002

LEAVES, GUTTERS, HEDGES, exterior window cleaning, and mowing. General yard, patio and driveway clean-up. Good rates. 601-218-4415. River City Lawn Care You grow it - we mow it! Affordable and professional. Lawn and landscape maintenance. Cut, bag, trim, edge. 601-529-6168.

Specialize in painting/ sheet rock. All home improvements Free Estimates 601-634-0948. Chris Steele/ Owner

ALL MOBILE HOME OWNERS! Single or double wide. Insulate with a new mobile home roof over kit. 2" foam insulation on top of your home with 29 gauge steel roofing. Guaranteed to save 25- 30% on heating/ cooling bill. 20 colors to choose from. Financing available with no money down. Also custom insulated mobile home windows. Free estimate. Donnie Grubbs. Toll free 1-888-339-5992 www.donniegrubbs.com

26. For Rent Or Lease RICHARD M. CALDWELL BROKER SPECIALIZING IN RENTALS (INCLUDING CORPORATE APARTMENTS) CALL 601-618-5180 caldwell@vicksburg.com

Please call our resident manager Bobby Allen 601-941-6788 MEADOWBROOK PROPERTIES. 2 or 3 bedroom mobile homes, south county. Deposit required. 601-619-9789.

2005 28x64. 4 bedrooms, 2 baths. Tons of upgrades. $34,900. 601-572-5300, 601-573-5029.

TREY GORDON

KMR TRACTOR SERVICES. Bush hog mowing, grading, excavation, disking, after storm debris removal, and other land, commercial/ residential work. Free Estimates. 601-4159225.

WITH ONLY A FEW HOMES AVAILABLE NOW, PLEASE COME TOUR OUR COMMUNITY AND MEET YOUR NEW NEIGHBORS.

34. Houses For Sale CARY, MS. 3 bed, 2 bath home, 4.5 lots. Shown by appointment only. Asking $115,000. 601-824-0270.

Open Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5:30pm

601-634-8928 2170 S. I-20 Frontage Rd. www.ColdwellBanker.com www.homesofvicksburg.net HOUSES FOR SALE 1862 MLK 807 First North LAND FOR SALE 801 First North Farmer St. Bl. 3 Call 601-942-1838 gspencerprater@aol.com

½ ACRE LAKE front property with 2 decks, and covered back porch. 4 bedroom, 2 bath fixer upper house. $45,000. 601-5725300, 601-573-5029.

ROOFING & RESTORATION •Roof & Home Repair (all types!) •30 yrs exp •1,000’s of ref Licensed • Insured 601-618-0367 • 601-456-4133 I-PHONE REPAIR. Buy, sell and repair. Arcue Sanchez - 601-618-9916.

“Vicksburg’s Premier Rental Community� Hillview Estates is a family oriented community featuring an ON SITE MANAGER for 24/7 response to your every need. The grounds are meticulously maintained by our professional staff.

32. Mobile Homes For Sale

FREE ESTIMATES

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Quality Service at Competitive Prices #1 Windshield Repair & Replacement

Stop looking, Start living!

ELVIS YARD SERVICES. General yard clean-up, rake leaves, grass cutting, tree cutting, reasonable. 601831-0667. Quick response.

CALL 601-636-SELL AND PLACE YOUR CLASSIFIED AD TODAY.

Simmons Lawn Service

THE COVE

DIRT, SAND, CLAY gravel, 6/10. Anywhere and Anytime. 601-218-9233, 601-638-9233.

STEELE PAINTING SERVICE LLC Ask us how to “Post Size� your ad with some great clip art! Call the Classified Ladies at 601-636-Sell (7355).

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BEAUTIFUL LAKESIDE LIVING

• 1, 2 & 3 Bedroom Apts. • Beautifully Landscaped • Lake Surrounds Community

• Pool • Fireplace • Spacious Floor Plans 601-629-6300 www.thelandingsvicksburg.com

501 Fairways Drive Vicksburg

MOVE-IN

SPECIAL! Confederate Ridge Apartments Call 601-638-0102 for details or stop by 780 Highway 61 North

Commodore Apartments 1, 2 & 3 Bedrooms 605 Cain Ridge Rd. Vicksburg, MS 39180

601-638-2231

30. Houses For Rent 1455 PARKSIDE, 3/ 2. 1865 Martin Luther King, 3/ 1. 123 Roseland 4/ 2. 2606 Oak Street, 2/ 1. $750 and up! 732-768-5743. HOUSE FOR RENT. HWY 61 South. 601-8311505. LOS COLINAS. SMALL 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath Cottage. Close in, nice. $795 monthly. 601-831-4506.

Discover a new world of opportunity with The Vicksburg Post Classifieds.

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MAGNOLIA MANOR APARTMENTS Elderly & Disabled 3515 Manor Drive Vicksburg, Ms. 601-636-3625 Equal Housing Opportunity

35 FOOT PACE ARROW motor home. Runs good. $3500 or best offer. 601954-5429. BANK REPOSSESSION! 2006 16x80, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths for only $19,900! Will owner finance with $5000 down. 601-672-5146. GOOD CREDIT, BAD CREDIT OR NO CREDIT. Everyone is Approved at Byram Home Center. “Guaranteed credit approval.� 601-373-4453. KEEP UP WITH ALL THE LOCAL NEWS AND SALES... SUBSCRIBE TO THE VICKSBURG POST TODAY! CALL 601-636-4545, ASK FOR CIRCULATION. LIQUIDATION SALE! DEALER relocating.... Must sell all homes! Huge Savings and owner financing available. $5000 down, no credit check, no problem! 601-672-5146. NEED A HOME? Credit been a problem? Call the credit experts at Byram Home Center, “Guaranteed Credit Approval.� 601-9169796, 662-417-2354. OWNER FINANCE, NO CREDIT CHECK! Nice homes with land. Must have $5,000 deposit Total payments from $750. Call Bobby 601-941-6788. SINGLEWIDES, DOUBLEWIDES, Triplewides, Land home packages. “Guaranteed Credit Approval� Byram Home Center 601-373-4453 USED 16X80. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, fireplace, central air, delivery and setup. $17,650. Financing Available. 601-916-9796, 662-417-2354.

Licensed in MS and LA

Jones & Upchurch Real Estate Agency 1803 Clay Street www.jonesandupchurch.com Stacie Bowers-Griffin...601-218-9134 Jill WaringUpchurch....601-906-5012 Carla Watson...............601-415-4179 Mary D. Barnes .........601-966-1665 Andrea Upchurch.......601-831-6490 Broker, GRI

601-636-6490 Kay Odom..........601-638-2443 Kay Hobson.......601-638-8512 Jake Strait...........601-218-1258 Alex Monsour.....601-415-7274 Jay Hobson..........601-456-1318 Daryl Hollingsworth..601-415-5549

Sybil Caraway....601-218-2869 Catherine Roy....601-831-5790 Mincer Minor.....601-529-0893 Jim Hobson.........601-415-0211

V

ARNER

REAL ESTATE, INC

JIM HOBSON

REALTORŽ•BUILDER•APPRAISER

601-636-0502

35. Lots For Sale 5.9 ACRE CORNER lot in Silver Creek Subdivision for sale by owner. 601-6367800, 8am- 4pm, MondayFriday.

39. Motorcycles, Bicycles 2007 HONDA SPIRIT 1100. Garage kept, 2000 miles. MUST SELL. $5500 or best offer. 601-301-0432.

SUZUKI DR-Z 70 LIKE NEW Dirt Bike $600. Gas 3 speed. 601-2186241.

40. Cars & Trucks 2000 ACURA 3.2 TL Gold. 148,000 miles. Good condition. $5,800 negotiable. 601-831-2040, 601831-2022.

USED DOUBLE WIDE. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, very spacious with delivery and set-up. 662-417-2354, 601-916-9796. Financing available!

Finding the home you want in the Classifieds is easy, but now it’s practically automatic, since we’ve put our listings online.

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TAX TIME SALE now in Progress! Buy here, Pay here at George Carr Rental building! 601-831-2000 after 3pm.

Call 601-636-SELL to sell your Car or Truck!

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NEED AN APARTMENT? Enjoy the convenience of downtown living at

The Vicksburg Apartments UTILITIES PAID! 1 & 2 Bedroom Apartments Studios & Efficiencies 801 Clay Street 601-630-2921 www.the-vicksburg.com

BUFORD CONSTRUCTION CO., INC. 601-636-4813 State Board of Contractors Approved & Bonded Haul Clay, Gravel, Dirt, Rock & Sand All Types of Dozer Work Land Clearing • Demolition Site Development & Preparation Excavation Crane Rental • Mud Jacking

SPEEDIPRINT & OFFICE SUPPLY • Business Cards • Letterhead • Envelopes • Invoices • Work Orders • Invitations (601) 638-2900 Fax (601) 636-6711 1601-C North Frontage Road Vicksburg, MS 39180

PATRIOTIC • FLAGS • BANNERS

PAINTING

•Residential & Commercial •Pressure Washing •Sheetrock repair

& finishing 35 years experience

Free Estimates Dean Cook • 601-278-4980

To advertise your business here for as little as $2.83 per day, call our Classified Dept. at 601-636-7355.

Great Staff Great Location, Location, Hard-Working Hard-Working Staff

• BUMPER STICKERS • YARD SIGNS

Show Your Colors!

601-638-7831• •201 201Berryman Berryman Rd 601-638-7831 Rd.

S HAMROCK A PA RT M E N T S SUPERIOR QUALITY,

601-636-SELL (7355)

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All Business & Service Directory Ads MUST BE PAID IN ADVANCE !

CUSTOM CABINETS, EXTRA LARGE MASTER BDRM, & WASHER / DRYER HOOKUPS. SAFE!! SENIOR CITIZEN DISCOUNT

601-661-0765 • 601-415-3333

Bradford Ridge Apartments Live in a Quality Built Apartment for LESS! All brick, concrete floors and double walls provide excellent soundproofing, security, and safety. 601-638-1102 • 601-415-3333

Gary’s Cars for Less Over 50 Vehicles to Choose From With 3 Month - 3,000 Mile Warranty! We Accept Good, Bad, or No Credit

We Make Car Buying Fun With Our “Rent To Own� or Special Financing Programs You Can Re-Establish Your Credit Garyscfl.com

Hwy 61 S

601-883-9995


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