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31-year-old murder conviction overturned Josephine Todd was 79 when killed in botched burglary By Pamela Hitchins email@example.com The 1979 conviction of a Vicksburg man who pleaded guilty to murder was reversed Thursday by the Mississippi Supreme Court
and sent back to Warren County for a decision on whether to retry the 31-year-old case. Justices Robert H. unanimously Jackson agreed that wording in the indictment of Robert H. Jackson, now 56, who has been in prison since
June 12, 1979, was improper and therefore his guilty plea was invalid. Jackson was accused in the death of Josephine Thames Todd, who was 79 when she died in a botched burglary Jackson said he committed
in the early morning hours of May 1. The Supreme Court said the wording actually failed to charge Jackson with a crime. “(W)e necessarily concluded that Jackson’s indictment was fatally insufficient to charge him with capital murder or burglary ... because it failed to assert the underlying offense that comprised the burglary,”
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Anti-abortion proponents win ballot spot
1513: Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon lands in present-day Florida. 1792: Congress passes the Coinage Act, which authorizes establishment of the U.S. Mint. 1865: Confederate President Jefferson Davis and most of his Cabinet flee the Confederate Jefferson capital of Davis Richmond, Va., because of advancing Union forces. 1917: President Woodrow Wilson asks Congress to declare war against Germany, saying, “The world must be Woodrow made safe Wilson for democracy.” (Congress declared war four days later.) 1956: The soap operas “As the World Turns” and “The Edge of Night” premiere on CBS television. 1986: Four American passengers are killed when a bomb explodes aboard a TWA jetliner en route from Rome to Athens, Greece.
the court wrote. “(W)e unavoidably concluded that the indictment also failed to charge him with simple murder or manslaughter, because it omitted the phrase ‘without the authority of law’ or ‘unlawfully.’” To be complete, a burglary indictment must identify the crime intended by a defendant once an illegal break-
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APAC Mississippi employees work on the repaving of Clay Street near Adams Street Thursday morning. The paving project, which began last week, extends from Cherry Street to Mission 66 and is being funded through $947,635 in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act stimulus funds allocated to
the city last year. APAC was awarded a $637,605.04 bid in December by the Vicksburg Board of Mayor and Aldermen to repave Clay Street and Wisconsin Avenue. Willie Davis, foreman, said he hopes to complete Clay Street by next Wednesday and then move on to Wisconsin Avenue.
Park friends looking for $150,000 for markers By Everett Bexley firstname.lastname@example.org The nonprofit Friends of Vicksburg National Military Park and Campaign group is working toward raising $150,000 to replace 47 more historical markers throughout the city and Vicksburg National Military Park that were removed in 1942 as part of the World War II scrap metal drive. Vicksburg Convention and Visitors Bureau directors approved donating the first $10,000 toward that end last week. “The more we can do to help them,
the more we can do to build traffic through the park,” said Bill Seratt, VCVB executive director. “And as we approach the sesquicentennial (of the Civil War), I think it’s important as many of these tablets are replaced as possible.” Friends Executive Director Harry McMillin said the group is aiming to raise $50,000 locally to match a $50,000 federal grant available through the National Park Service. An additional $20,000 has been pledged from a private, anonymous donor, he said, leaving $20,000 yet to be raised to acquire the grant. “If we get this grant, we’ll have
JACKSON — Abortion opponents have enough signatures to put an anti-abortion proposal on next year’s ballot, making Mississippi the second state in the nation where the initiative has reached that point. In 2011, voters will be asked to support a ballot initiative that would give unborn fetuses human rights in the state constitution. A similar proposal goes before Colorado voters this fall. Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann said Thursday the petitioners got more than the minimum 89,285 signatures required to get the initiative before voters. Hosemann said he was pleased to make the announcement. The grassroots effort had the support of Republican Lt. Gov. Phil Bryant, who recorded a telephone message that was sent to thousands of Mississippians urging them to sign See Abortion, Page A8.
Collections up, but ‘no turnaround’
$100,000 toward our goal of $150,000, and that will go a long way toward getting these tablets replaced,” McMillin said. The Friends’ latest effort is the second phase of a tablet replacement project that began two years ago. In October 2008, the Friends celebrated securing $142,000 for the park via a federal grant match — which required raising $71,000 locally, $11,000 of which came from the VCVB. That grant has since paid for the replacement of 22 tablets in the park, the preservation of
JACKSON — Gov. Haley Barbour said Mississippi has exceeded its projected monthly tax collections for March. Barbour said the state Tax Commission reported the collections were $2.5 million more than projected. The uptick comes after 18 consecutive months of tax collections falling short of expectations. Barbour warned the strong month doesn’t signal an economic turn-
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4 of 6 drug suspects remain jailed; 2 out By Tish Butts email@example.com Hours after six men were jailed in a “successful” drug roundup, another complaint of suspected drug activity was reported and the chief of police said he expects more arrests. “It’s an ongoing battle in most neighborhoods,” Police Chief Walter Armstrong said. “We do have an ongoing investigation as it relates to drug sales.” Armstrong said he believes Thursday’s arrests, which followed resident complaints and weeks of investigation, made a significant impact on drug activity. He said his department receives complaints regularly.
DUTCHMAN’S DREAM Jane Lindsey inspects the roughly 400 tulips she planted for the seventh year in a row outside her home on Nicholas Street. Lindsey said she planted the bulbs in January when the ground was still frozen. Her trick for the continued success, she said, is planting the bulbs between layers of oyster shells to keep voles from eating the bulbs.
This morning, two of the six arrested Thursday had been released on bond, and the other four remained in the Warren County Jail. “At least two or three of those individuals will not get a bond and will remain incarcerated until they go to trial,” said Armstrong. “They will have no chance of selling drugs for quite some time.” Jeffery Brown, 34, 2112 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd,, considered by Vicksburg police as a major supplier on MLK, was being held at the Warren County Jail today without bond, police Lt. Bobby Stewart said. He was charged with two counts of sale of cocaine, possession of See Drugs, Page A8.
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Auctioneer found guilty of fraud with bad checks By Ben Piper The Hattiesburg American HATTIESBURG — A jury in Forrest County found the former vice president of Durham Auctions guilty Thursday on four counts of felony bad checks with the intent to defraud. Jim Durham stood trial for writing more than $225,000 in bad checks for various types of equipment not delivered to multiple customers, including the Warren County Board of Supervisors, according to the Forrest County prosecutors.
A check received in 2008 to sell a surplus motor grader bounced, leading Warren County officials to investigate. Road Manager Richard Winans testified the county had done business with Durham and his father, Don, since the mid-1980s. Millions of dollars of surplus road equipment were sold through the Durhams’ company. Sentencing is set for 9 a.m., April 12 in Forrest County Circuit Court. Durham could face up to 12 years in prison. In closing arguments Thursday, prosecutors pleaded for jurors to see Durham as a
money-obsessed, irresponsible businessman who thought the law didn’t apply to him. “You have an individual who takes enormous risk, runs a business into the ground and then says they are not responsible,” Forrest County Assistant District Attorney DeCarlo Hood said. “The rules don’t apply to them. ... There’s always a victim left holding the bag.” Arthur Lemann, Durham’s defense counsel, said the district attorney’s office never proved intent to defraud. He said Durham had nothing to gain from defrauding custom-
ers who frequented Durham Auctions for years. “You have to decide... it’s all his fault,” he said. “He’s bankrupt, he’s lost everything, but you cannot find from the facts of this case that this man had an intent to defraud anyone.” Hood told the jury a check returned for insufficient funds should be presumed to be fraud under state law. He said hours of testimony regarding bad business practices, overdraft agreements with banks and bankruptcy filings were nothing but smoke and mirrors used by defense counsel to cloud juror’s judgment.
Durham used an escrow account to hold revenues from auctions. The money should have gone straight to the seller, but it was instead used to pay off loans and investors, according to Durham. “He never acknowledges that it wasn’t his money he was spending,” Hood said. “He can’t use their money if he has their money in that account, it should be there ... they aren’t responsible for your bad business decisions.” The auction company and Durham both filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in 2008, Durham testified.
weekend in Vicksburg Bank account opened to help dog-bite victim This • Tapestry Tour of Homes U.S. 61 South; free; ages A donation account has been opened at Regions Bank for a Warren County toddler who was taken to the hospital after being attacked by the family dog Wednesday night. Jack Gaines, 2-year-old son of Robin Causey and Brad Gaines, remains at University Medical Center, where he was in fair condition this morning, hospital spokesman Peggy Wagner said. The child underwent surgery Thursday afternoon to repair gashes to the left side of his head and face, said an aunt, Sherrie Johnson, who was waiting at the hospital with family members. She said the doctor told the family Jack will need to
have more surgery to repair a muscle in his left eyelid so he can open his eye. “He’s doing OK,” she said. “He’s a happy, precious little boy. It could have been a whole lot worse. It’s just senseless.” The toddler was mauled by the family’s 5-year-old, 70-pound cur dog while he was playing with family members in the yard of their home at 733 Stenson Road. His grandfather, Ira Erwin, pulled the dog off Jack, but he had already received lacerations from the attack. The cause of the attack is still not known. The dog remains at the Vicksburg-Warren Humane Society, and the family plans
to request to have the animal be euthanized, Jacks’ greataunt Cathy Shelton said. Anyone who would like to donate to help with Jack’s medical bills, can visit any Regions Bank and deposit a donation into an account called Jack Gaines and Robin Causey. In Vicksburg, Regions Bank has branches at 4140 Clay St., 825 Crawford St. and 3405 Halls Ferry Road. Donations can also be mailed to Regions Bank Centreville Branch at P.O. Box 369, Centreville, MS 39631. A Facebook page has also been set up for the toddler.
cOMMuNITy cAleNdAr churches Greater Grove Street M.B. — Spring revival, 7:30 tonight; the Rev. Randy Leflore, speaker; Easter Cantata at 7 Saturday night; 2715 Alcorn Drive. Soul Saving M.B. — Good Friday service, 5 tonight; 522 Locust St.. Pleasant Valley — Choir rehearsal, 5:30 tonight; 2585 N. Washington St. Jackson Street M.B. — Good Friday service, 7 tonight; 1416 Jackson St. Mount Pisgah Baptist — Car wash, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday; LD’s Kitchen on Halls Ferry. Bowmar Baptist — Egg hunt, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday; ages birth-kindergarten. Soul Saving M.B. — Seafood cookout, 11 a.m-3 p.m. Saturday; $6 plate; Carolyn Smith, 601-529-9864; proceeds to One Father’s Children Project. Pleasant Valley M.B. — Leadership training, 10 a.m. Saturday; egg hunt, 4 p.m.; 260 Mississippi 27; public welcome. Mount Pilgrim M.B. — Play practice, 4:30 p.m. Saturday; Mary D. Gaines, 601-638-6051, or Alma Hamberlin, 601-6384357. New Rock of Ages M.B. — Youth Easter program, 5 p.m. Saturday; 2944 Valley St. Bethlehem M.B. — Seven Last Sayings of Christ from the Cross; 7 p.m. Saturday; 3055 Washington St.
clubs Democratic Executive Committee — 6-8 tonight; all
Democrats invited; John Shorter, chairman; Jackson Street Community Center. Fort Hill Reunion — Meeting, noon Saturday; Jackson Street Community Center; Ruby Thomas, 601-852-2430, or Willie M. Johnson, 601-638-5440. Ashmead Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution — 10 a.m. Saturday; Main Street Market, Cherry and Main streets; “Katrina: Mississippi Women Remembered” by Melody Golding. Rosa A. Temple Class of 1970 — ‘70s Dance, 9 p.m. Saturday; American Legion, The Hut; DJ, J.L. “Horseman” Mitchell; $5 in advance, $6 at the door. Vicksburg Cruisers — Monthly meeting, 6:30 p.m. Monday; Goldie’s Trail Bar-BQue, South Frontage Road. Vicksburg Kiwanis — Noon Tuesday, Jacques’ Cafe; Sen. Briggs Hopson, speaker.
PublIc PrOGrAMs Celebrate Recovery Support Group — Christ-centered, 12-step program groups for those suffering from hurts, hang-ups and habits; 6 p.m. Fridays at Mafan Building; 601-630-5070. Jackson Audubon Society — 8-10 a.m. Saturday; bird walk; LeFleur’s Bluff State Park, Jackson; 601-956-7444. H&R Block Blood Drive — 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday; donors get T-shirt; 2196 Iowa Blvd. Levi’s — A Gathering Place; 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Wright
Road Band; donations appreciated. Narcotics Anonymous 100% Recovery — 7 p.m. Thursdays and Saturdays, 1220 Clay St.; Nate G., 731-460-9546. Warren County DHS — Office reopens Monday. YMCA Community Sunrise Service — 7 a.m. Sunday; Fort Hill; parking and shuttle. Relay for Life — Team meeting, 5:30 p.m. Monday; Bowmar Baptist Church; warren_ firstname.lastname@example.org. Kitchen Gardening — Noon1 p.m. Tuesday; Donna Beliech, horticulture agent, presenter; Warren County Extension Office, 1100-C Grove St.; no charge; 601-636-5442. Tuesday Vicksburg Al-Anon — Noon Tuesday; First Presbyterian Church, 1501 Cherry St.; 601-634-0152.
beNeFITs Taking it Back Outreach Ministry — 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays, 8 a.m.5 p.m. Saturdays; plus sizes, men’s and children’s clothes, purses, new items; 1314 Fillmore St.; 601-638-0794 or 601-831-2056. Ida Mae Moffett Benefit — 6:30 tonight; taking donations; Jimmy Cotton and the Visionaires, Triumphant Mass Choir and others; Christine Steward, 601-638-8072; Sandra Wesley, 601-634-1661; or Victor Gilliam, 601-529-5849; Triumphant Baptist Church, 124 Pittman Road.
— Through Monday; $10 per home or $25 per three, tickets available at VCVB office on Clay; vicksburgbedandbreakfast.com/tapestry.htm for schedule. • Bowmar Baptist Church egg hunt — 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday; church on
birth to kindergarten. • Knights of Columbus egg hunt — 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday; Fisher Ferry Road; ages infant to 10 years. • Amir Gwirtzman concert — 6 p.m. Monday; SCHC; $15 or $20 at door; 601631-2997.
Teen jailed in burglary A Vicksburg teen was charged Thursday in a home burglary in the 2500 block of Cherry Street. Jonathan T. Grogan, 17, 1802 Vicklan St., was arrested in a wooded area near Finney Street at 10:26 a.m. and accused of taking a gold chain with a black cross valued at $150, a gold necklace with a diamond cross valued at $250, a .22-caliber handgun and a Sony DVD player valued at $85, Vicksburg police Lt. Bobby Stewart said. About 30 minutes earlier, workers at the home told police they saw two teens leave the house and run into a wooded area behind.
from staff reports He said the necklaces were recovered in the woods. Grogan was in the Warren County Jail on a $10,000 bond. A second suspect had not been found, Stewart said. Separately, a CD player and a handgun were missing in an auto and a home burglary, Stewart said. At 3:03 p.m., JVC CD player valued at $175 was reported stolen from an unlocked 1994 Nissan Sentra in the 1800 block of Clay Street. A High-Point .45-caliber gun valued at $199 was stolen in the 1200 block of South Street at 5:52 p.m.
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Barbour vetoes bill to sell blind school citing lack of lease option JACKSON — Legislation to allow the state to sell the 21-acre site of the old Mississippi School for the Blind has been vetoed by the governor. Gov. Haley Barbour said Thursday the bill failed to include the option to lease the land. Barbour said without authority to lease the property, the bill would have required the sale of the property at a time when commercial property prices are at historic lows. Barbour also says the bill set conditions that would have made a sale difficult.
Doctors get prison time in pill mill case GULFPORT — A federal judge has ordered two Biloxi doctors to prison for prescription-drug violations. U.S. District Judge Louis Guirola Jr. sentenced Dr. Richard Trieu on Thursday to eight years in prison for prescribing narcotics outside the scope of professional practice. The judge gave Trieu’s wife, Dr. Victoria Van, a year in prison. The judge ordered the couple taken into custody. The parents of two toddlers lost their medical practice after their arrests in May 2008.
Ridgeland aldermen to mull helmet rule RIDGELAND — The Ridgeland Board of Aldermen is expected to vote Tuesday on a proposal that would require cyclists and passengers to wear protective helmets when riding in the city — or else
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New Albany beer sales to begin April 15
face fines. The proposed ordinance would levy a penalty not less than $25 for first-time offenders and more than $75 for subsequent offenses. Parents and legal custodians of children under age 16 would be responsible for the citation. Mississippi does not have a statewide helmet law.
NEW ALBANY — Sometime in the next couple of weeks, someone will buy the first lawful beer in New Albany in the memory of most people living here. Sales of beer and light wine were approved by city voters Jan. 12, and on March 2 aldermen finalized the ordinance
regulating those sales. Thirty days after the required public notice of the ordinance, unless other complications arise, beer sales should begin on April 15. Mississippi State Tax Commission spokesman Kathy Waterbury said that as of Wednesday five businesses had submitted applications for permits and two others had been returned for additional information.
Families file suit over girls’ ATV deaths JACKSON — The families of two north Mississippi girls killed in a 2008 accident have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the maker of an allterrain vehicle. Melissa and Richard Lee Bates of Southaven and Aundria and Thomas Dilworth of Olive Branch filed the
suit Wednesday in Gwinnett County, Ga., against Yamaha Motor Corp. and Yamaha Motor Manufacturing Corp. of America. The lawsuit claims multiple design and engineering flaws contributed to the deaths of the two 11-year-old girls. Emily Bates and Lauren Dilworth were riding a Yamaha Rhino ATV when it flipped.
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oLD Post FILes 120 YEARS AGO: 1890 Walter McLaurin returns from Mayersville. • The New York World telegraphs to Mayor R.F. Beck to get the truth about the flood situation.
110 YEARS AGO: 1900 There are 60 or 70 smallpox patients at the pest house, according to Dr. B.I. Hicks. • A general canvass for the Vicksburg fair begins. • The board of aldermen opens bids for repair of Bridge Street. • Col. C.C. Flowerree goes to Lexington due to the serious illness of his son.
100 YEARS AGO: 1910 Gen. S.S. Hudson is named attorney general by Gov. Noel. • J. Spears is dead at his home in Ballground, Ga.
90 YEARS AGO: 1920 A bronze bust of the late Capt. Lewis Guion is placed in the military park here. • Capt. Stewart organizes his forces and engineers, ready for a high water fight. • City church choirs will welcome Easter with joyous songs.
80 YEARS AGO: 1930 The $30,000 bond issue for the courthouse annex is defeated by a majority. • Gerald Campbell is improving from his recent illness.
70 YEARS AGO: 1940 Nine Vicksburg residents have applied for the local postmastership. • The annual banquet of the Tattler staff is held at Carr Central High School. • J.F. Steffrey, superintendent of the National Military Cemetery, speaks to the Y’s Men’s Club.
60 YEARS AGO: 1950 A native Vicksburger, Col. I.C. Seudder, one of the “Expendables” in the tragic early days of World War II, dies in an Army Hospital in San Antonio, Texas. • An exhibition game between the Vicksburg Billies and the Nashville Vols of the Southern Association is canceled due to rain and unseasonably cool weather.
50 YEARS AGO: 1960 The Rt. Rev. Msgr. D.J. O’Beirne, pastor of St. Paul Catholic Church for 17 years, dies in Signal Mountain, Tenn. • The Vicksburg Kiwanis Club observes its 25th anniversary. • Mrs. R.A. Street is visiting in New Orleans. • Cary Grant stars in “Operation Petticoat” at the Rivoli Drive-In Theatre.
40 YEARS AGO: 1970 Mr. and Mrs. Paul Ferguson are visiting in New Orleans. • Mr. and Mrs. Paul D. Rogers announce the birth of a son, Park Benjamin, on March 20.
30 YEARS AGO: 1980
Free, instant, open links are ‘dangerous’ The Internet behemoth Google announced last Monday that it would stop filtering content for its Chinese-language search Web site in China. The move hoists a glaring spotlight on Beijing’s ongoing desire to manage information and, thus, people and Chinese markets. And, while it looks like a hard stance against government censorship by Chinese authorities, it is not as simple as that. The communist government in Beijing is well known for censoring specific types of content on the Internet. It actively blocks Web sites like Facebook, YouTube and Twitter — three of the world’s most popular information sharing, peer-to-peer sites. In the days leading up to the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, foreign journalists covering the Games reported they were not able to access parts of the Internet. With all eyes on China, which sees the free flow of unfiltered
information as a threat, the country modestly let up on restrictions that summer — but things since have taken a turn for the worse. Google reported its sites had been attacked by hackers in China. They targeted humanrights and political activists inside China, putting them under surveillance and monitoring their activities. On a company blog a Google executive called the effort a “sophisticated cyberattack originating from China.” This was the final straw for Google, which had been compromising its business practices to suit Beijing. It had unwittingly put its customers in harm’s way from the government. Up until last Monday Google had agreed to Chinese government demands to block certain types of Internet content, including political speech. Given the “cyberattack” and ongoing meddling in free speech and digital information flow in China, Google
retaliated by ending its censorship and redirecting searches from its Web site in mainland China, www.google.cn, to its search engine in Hong Kong, which, while part of China, is more tolerant. Google’s attempt to make inroads into China may have been noble with the hope of making the country more open and free to information flow (and, of course, to make a buck), but it was a mistake to compromise free-speech and accede to Chinese authorities in order to do business in the country. Google has blocked search results in other countries, too, including Turkey, Germany and France. The Internet is full of disinformation, incorrect information, looney information, obscene information and scary information. In America, we choose to let people sort it out. Other nations think that’s government’s job.
Doris Sharp collides with a Warren County Highway Department dump truck while pulling out of her driveway. • Mrs. Minnie B. Newman of Valley Park dies. • Stewart Kees of Vicksburg, grandson of Mrs. Nettie Durr, attends the Medical College of Wisconsin.
20 YEARS AGO: 1990 Crowds of 15,000-plus are expected at Riverfest. • Local residents collect 7,000 pounds of trash on Keep Vicksburg-Warren County Beautiful Clean-Up Day. • Miss Janice Eileen Hobkirk and Leo V. Koestler III are engaged to be married.
10 YEARS AGO: 2000 Bible Factory Outlet opens a store at Vicksburg Factory Outlets. • Carl Almond shows off a stringer containing the full, 10-bass limit taken from Lake Chotard.
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MODERATELY CONFUSED by Bill Stahler
City not leveling with public on water, sewer rates The new mayor, Paul Winfield, has chosen to stay the course of deceit when it comes to the City of Vicksburg’s utilities. What happened to his request for an independent audit of city funds? The biggest lie or deceit is that the State of Mississippi regulates the rates of city utilities and revenue collected from utility sales. The State of Mississippi only regulates water for drinking quality and only regulates sewage through the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality. There is no regulation of rates for municipal-owned utilities or how funds are used. The deceit needs to stop! The second lie or deceit perpetrated on the public is that there’s the runaway subsidy being paid to the city’s utilities (water, gas, sewer and garbage funds). Past and present administrations want the residents to believe in their incompetence in that until now, all have failed to include extra money in the rates
I have copies of the city’s budget reports from the past nine years and they show maintenance revenue along with unexplainable budget reporting inconsistencies.
for maintenance and expansion. And we must also believe that the term maintenance does not include emergency repairs. In government, routine maintenance includes emergency repairs. The truth of the matter is that all the utility funds have maintenance built into their budgets, along with capital expenses and expansion — with the exception of garbage collection services that are contracted out. I see the latest increase in water and sewer rates (The Vicksburg Post,
March 26) as a replacement of the surcharge that was placed on gas bills. I have copies of the city’s budget reports from the past nine years and they show maintenance revenue along with unexplainable budget reporting inconsistencies. One inconsistency is that the water fund revenue reports are constantly higher than the sewer fund, although the sewer rates are higher. Another inconsistency is that the water fund revenue has stayed in the $4 million
range although we have had three major price increases in the years 2000, 2005 and now 2010. Every increase in utilities is supposedly to pay off debt and eliminate subsidizing. The truth is the administrations are using the utility revenue to repay bonds at $4 million-plus annually for a $17 million general bond issue, a $5 million utility bond issue for water wells and meters and a new $16 million general bond issue. The $5 million utility bond issue was combined with the other bonds and used as a vehicle for the administration to use the utilities in repaying the bonds when in actuality, a Corps of Engineers’ grant paid for the water wells entirely, making the $5 million bond not needed. The City of Vicksburg had a $14 million reserve in 1999. The city’s rainy day fund or reserve was accumulated by not doing special projects and stockpiling surplus income from the utilities. In fact, the city
would borrow from the sewer fund during the Mayor Robert Walker administration. The deceptive practices of today’s administrations (current and past) make the city’s budget reports unreliable and a form of propaganda. In 2009, the city board headed by former Mayor Laurence Leyens, stopped publishing the utilities’ revenue amount in the 2009 budget report. Here in 2010, the city board headed by Mayor Winfield removed all city utility matters from the annual budget report. In closing, the past and current administrations are the same or possibly worse. The inconsistency in the utilities’ budget reports and lack of facts in reporting the utilities is evidence of this administration and past administrations’ deceit. •
John Shorter, veteran City Hall watcher, is president of the Vicksburg Chapter, NAACP.
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Fastenal (FAST) . . . . . . . 48.58 Family Dollar (FDO) . . . 37.00 Fred’s (FRED). . . . . . . . . . 12.05 Int’l Paper (IP). . . . . . . . . 25.24 Janus Capital Group (JNS)...14.70 J.C. Penney (JCP). . . . . . 32.93 Kroger Stores (KR) . . . . 21.88 Kan. City So. (KSU) . . . . 36.54 Legg Mason (LM) . . . . . 30.66 Parkway Properties (PKY) .. 18.58 PepsiAmerica Inc. (PAS). . .29.98 Regions Financial (RF). . 7.77 Rowan (RDC) . . . . . . . . . 29.93 Saks Inc. (SKS) . . . . . . . . . .8.90 Sears Holdings (SHLD). . 108.75 Simpson-DuraVent (SSD) .. 28.15 Sunoco (SUN). . . . . . . . . 30.76 Trustmark (TRMK). . . . . 24.53 Tyco Intn’l (TYC) . . . . . . 38.76 Tyson Foods (TSN) . . . . 19.50 Viacom (VIA) . . . . . . . . . . 39.96 Walgreens (WAG) . . . . . 37.75 Wal-Mart (WMT) . . . . . . 55.49
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SMArT MOnEy Q: You have said many times to use an attorney for any realestate transaction. My daughter is having BRUCE a home built and despite my repeated attempts, she tells me this doesn’t apply to her state and that using an escrow company is just as good. Will you please reply with the reasons why it’s necessary to have an attorney? — W.T., via e-mail A: An escrow company does not represent your daughter. They are prohibited by
law from doing so. They can handle many of the details, but when you are going into a proposition as complex as buying or building a new home and you do so without proper representation, you do so at your peril. It is true they may uncover things that will slow the deal down or perhaps kill it, but that is a whole lot better than getting in up to your eyeballs and having to spend a fortune to get extricated. The amount of money spent on competent counsel may be one of the best investments that your daughter will ever make.
• Bruce Williams writes for Newspaper Enterprise Association. E-mail him at email@example.com.
WASHINGTON — Drivers will have to pay more for cars and trucks, but they’ll save at the pump under tough new federal rules aimed at boosting mileage, cutting emissions and hastening the next generation of fuel-stingy hybrids and electric cars. The new standards, announced Thursday, call for a 35.5 miles-per-gallon average within six years, up nearly 10 mpg from now. By setting national standards for fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas emissions from tailpipes, the government hopes to squeeze out more miles per gallon whether you buy a tiny Smart fortwo micro car, a rugged Dodge Ram pickup or something in between. The rules will cost consumers an estimated $434 extra per vehicle in the 2012 model year and $926 per vehicle by 2016, the government said. But the heads of the Transportation Department and Environmental Protection Agency said car owners would save more than $3,000 over the lives of their vehicles through better gas mileage. Touting the plan, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood
BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS said, “Putting more fuel-efficient cars on the road isn’t just the right thing to do for our environment, it’s also a great way for Americans to save a lot of money at the pump.”
Obama heads to N.C. to talk employment WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is pushing his administration’s plans to create jobs, a crucial campaign issue for Democrats as they look toward November’s midterm elections. Obama planned remarks today at a North Carolina company that has hired new workers and expanded its operations with grants from the economic stimulus program. Obama’s team wants to marry much-needed job creation with the politically sour stimulus, hoping that will help Democrats gain favor with voters after a bruising, yearlong battle with Republicans over health care. Before Obama leaves for Charlotte, the Labor Department was to release March
unemployment figures. White House officials hoped the jobless rate would continue its recent slow slide downward.
Official: New checks set for travelers to U.S. WASHINGTON — Travelers from 14 countries that have been home to terrorists will no longer automatically face extra screening before they fly to the U.S. Beginning this month, anyone traveling to the U.S. will instead be screened based on specific information about potential terrorist threats, a senior Obama administration official said.
A person would be stopped if he or she matches a description, even if officials do not have a suspect’s name, according to the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss sensitive security issues. For example, if the U.S. has intelligence about a Nigerian man between the ages of 22 and 32 whom officials believe is a threat or a known terrorist, under the new policy all Nigerian men within that age range will receive extra screening before they are allowed to fly to the U.S. If intelligence later shows that the suspect is not a terrorist, travelers will not be screened against that description.
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Continued from Page A1. ing and entering is accomplished, the court ruled. Warren County officials can start over and seek a “properly drawn indictment” against Jackson. He is being held at the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Pearl pending a decision by the state to ask the Supreme Court to reconsider and by District Attorney Ricky Smith whether to reopen the case and present the evidence to a grand jury. With just four weeks until the next grand jury term begins May 3, Smith said it’s possible but not certain a case could be prepared by then. “It’s premature at this point to make a decision,” Smith said today. “We’ll try to find family members and speak with them, and also get in touch with law enforcement to see if we can gather back together all the people involved in the original charge.” Smith said the ruling “after this amount of time” came as a shock. Jackson pleaded guilty as a habitual offender and while incarcerated has filed numerous appeals on his own. In winning the reversal, he was represented by attorney Will Bardwell. Todd’s nephew, Jackson attorney Lee Thames Sr. said today he hopes the DA will “take action to see that justice is done — justice for Mr. Jackson as well as for the state.” Thames stopped short of offering his opinion of what “justice” for Jackson would entail, calling it a “difficult decision” that he would not attempt to second-guess. “He’s been in prison for 30-something years,” Thames said. “It’s up to the state to decide if that’s
Defective indictment “The Grand Jurors of the State of Mississippi, elected, summoned, empaneled, sworn, and charged to inquire in and for the body of Warren County, State of Mississippi, at the term aforesaid, in the name and by the authority of the State of Mississippi, upon their oaths present that ROBERT H. JACKSON, late of the County aforesaid, on or before the 4th day of June, A.D., 1979, with force and arms, in the County aforesaid, and within the jurisdiction of this Court did feloniously, willfully, and of his malice aforethought, kill and murder Josephine
Todd, a human being, with or without the design of the said Robert H. Jackson to affect (sic) the death of the said Josephine Todd, at a time when the said Robert H. Jackson was then engaged in the commission of the crime of Burglary of the dwelling house of the said Josephine Todd, contrary to the provisions of Section 97-3-19(2)(e) of the Mississippi Code of 1972, as amended. [C]ontrary to the statute in such cases made and provided, and against the peace and dignity of the State of Mississippi.”
Josephine Todd • A member of one of Vicksburg’s oldest families, Josephine Thames Todd at the time of her death was the widow of retired U.S. Navy Adm. Carlton Todd, and the sister of retired Warren County Chancellor J.D. Thames, Mrs. Gloria Bottom and Mrs. Nell Wright. • She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Thames Sr. Her father practiced law for many years and was the Warren County District Attorney in the 1920s and 1930s. • Mrs. Todd had two sons, James and Miller, and five grandchildren. • Until moving to the Crawford Arms Apartments, Mrs. Todd lived on Fort Hill Drive next door to one of her sisters. • She was a member of the Church of The Holy Trinity, Episcopal, and was an active Mississippi Episcopal Church Woman. • For many years, she taught high school English, both at private and public schools. From the Vicksburg Evening Post, May 1, 1979. enough.” Todd’s great-nephew is Lee Davis Thames Jr., city attorney for Vicksburg. According to accounts in the Vicksburg Evening Post, Jackson, then 25, confessed to breaking into Todd’s apartment to rob her. When he discovered she was in the home, he tied her up with a belt from a dress and also gagged her.
Todd’s death was ruled by then-coroner L.W. Callaway to have been caused by “hypoxia due to asphyxiation” — smothering. There were no major signs of a struggle, but Todd had scratches and cuts on her face, he said. Then police Chief A.J. Holliday said when investigators found her body, the gag had been pulled down and
the belt was cut loose, but not in time to save her life. In his statement, Jackson said he had restrained and tied Todd, but freed her before fleeing. Mrs. Todd’s body was discovered after some of her personal papers were found outside the apartment building at 1111 Crawford St. An undisclosed amount of cash was taken. Court records showed that Jackson, who had been jailed five times previously after indictments and guilty pleas to burglary charges, had been released from prison about a week before Todd died. A widow, she had moved to the apartments on a dead-end block from her large home on Fort Hill Drive. Jackson was indicted June 4 by the grand jury, and pleaded guilty before Circuit Judge John Ellis a week later. His guilty plea forestalled a possible death penalty, a sentence her nephew said his family opposed. “Killing Jackson wasn’t going to bring Aunt Jo back,” Thames said, adding, “she was a delightful woman,” well-educated, who in addition to many accomplish-
ments had lived in China for a time between the two world wars with her husband, U.S. Navy Admiral Carlton Todd. The Todds had two sons who are both deceased, Thames said, and five surviving grandchildren who live in Maryland, Ohio, Colorado, Texas and Louisiana. Jackson’s first appeals were in 1986 and most recently in 2007. In its ruling, the Supreme Court acknowledged, “This case has a lengthy and confusing procedural history,” due to the number of appeals. The written opinion included discussion of legal procedures as well as jurisdiction and specifics of Mississippi law, amended over the years, with regard to murder charges. “It’s carefully drafted, from a legal standpoint,” said Thames. “I’ve practiced law for 50 years and many members of our family have been devoted to the law and its application. I certainly don’t criticize the court for its carefully crafted opinion.” He said it clearly shows that due process violations are treated very seriously by the court. Jackson is the second convicted 1970s-era murder defendant from Warren County to be facing release in recent weeks. Arthur Lee Stevenson, who stabbed to death Warren County jailer A.J. “Holly” Koerper in 1974, was granted parole in February by the Mississippi Department of Corrections. Jackson was an inmate in the county jail at the time of Koerper’s death and was a witness for the state in Stevenson’s trial. Stevenson will be released after a training period to a relative in Florida.
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.
Sadie Bradley Services for Sadie Bradley will be at noon Saturday at First Pentecostal Church with the Rev. Don Tipton officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery. Visitaiton will be from 6 until 7 tonight at W.H. Jefferson Funeral Home and Friday at the church from 11 a.m. until the service. Mrs. Bradley died Friday, March 26, 2010, at River Region Medical Center. She was 63. She was a member of the United Pentecostal Church. She was a caregiver.
Jerimey Jermaine Hoye Jerimey Jermaine Hoye died Saturday, March 27, 2010, in Redwood. He was 28. Mr. Hoye is survived by his parents, Walter and Sadie Hoye of Blanton; one daughter, Shantevion Brown of Anguilla; three brothers, Doaby Jackson of St. Louis, Mo., Walter Buckner of McKinney, Texas, and Johnnie Britton of Memphis; and seven sisters, Janice Rhodes, Gloria Hoye and Diane Shelton, all of Vicksburg, Wanda Williams of Greenville, Kathy Johnson of Anguilla, Sharon Stewart of Chicago and Jacquline Binder of Lawton, Okla. Services will be at noon Saturday at Mount Zion M.B. Church in Cary with Dr. Mark Calhoun officiating. Burial will follow at Cary Community Cemetery under the direction of Walker Funeral Home in Rolling Fork.
Wayne W. Jamison Wayne W. Jamison, age 65, died April 1, 2010, at his residence in Vicksburg. He was a lifelong resident of Vicksburg and, for
a number of years, he was director of athletics for the YMCA. He coached YMCA football and city league baseball. He was the director of school services for the Vicksburg Warren School District and retired in 1998. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and an avid gardener. He was a member of First Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Carol W. Jamison; four sons, Troy and wife Cydny Jamison, Paul Jamison, Dwayne and wife Carla Jamison and Breck and wife Delicia Jamison, all of Vicksburg; and five grandchildren, Colton Jamison, Claire Jamison, Joshua Jamison, Bailey McMillian and Kolby McMillian, all of Vicksburg. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Glenwood Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be at Green Acres Memorial Park. Dr. Matt Buckles will officiate. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. Saturday until the hour of the service. Active pallbearers will be James Warren, Tom McLane, Wayne Hopkins, Johnny Jones, David Baldwin and Gene Allen. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Ed Evans, Bobby Lowe, Bob Cochran, Jim Stirgus, Robert Pickett, Charles Craft, Pete Summers, Monty Baxley, Joe Bottino, Dr. Daniel Edney, Dr. Lon Alexander, Charles Hughes and Mr. Joe Jefferson. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 1607 Cherry St., Vicksburg, MS 39180 or to the American Cancer Society, Mid-South Division, 1380 Livingston Lane, Jackson, MS 39213.
Robel Mason ROLLING FORK — Robel Mason died Friday, March 26, 2010, at his home in Rolling Fork. He was 53. Mr. Mason is survived by one son, Robel Mason Jr. of Tacoma, Wash.; two daughters, Octobia Mason and Tearia Mason, both of Tacoma; two sisters, Debo-
rah Mason of Anguilla and Wilma Eason of Byram; and five grandchildren. Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Christian Light M.B. Church in Anguilla with Pastor Elijah Eason officiating. Burial will follow at Vicks Cemetery in Vickland, Miss., under the direction of Walker Funeral Home of Rolling Fork.
George Morrison Sr. EDWARDS — Services for George “Mop” Morrison Sr. will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Friendship M.B. Church in Edwards. Burial will follow at Mount Moriah Cemetery. Visitation will be from noon until 6 p.m. today at Lakeview Funeral Home. Mr. Morrison died Friday, March 26, 2010, at his home. He was 69. He was born in Learned to Claxton Morrison and Marie Kimble Morrison. He had worked at Koestler’s Bakery in Vicksburg, Jackson Ready Mix in Jackson, the Edwards Cotton Gin, Tyson Foods in Bovina and for Ray Canada of Edwards. He was
a member of Friendship M.B. Church in Edwards. He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Claxton Morrison II. Survivors include Katherine Harrington; three sons, George Morrison Jr. of Edwards, Fred Butler of Bovina and Craig Scott of Los Angeles; seven daughters, Thelma Williams, Bonita Morrison and Takita Morrison, all of Edwards, Ethel Renee Jones of Vicksburg, Tonicia Bishop of Utica and Evelyn Butler and Tammy Morrison, both of Jackson; his companion, Bettie Scott; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and friends and other relatives, including Bertha Kimble Proctor of Edwards.
Alexander Slaughter Sr. Alexander Slaughter Sr. died Thursday, April 1, 2010, at his home. He was 87. A Warren County native, Mr. Slaughter retired from the Vicksburg National Military Park after 23 years of service. He was a veteran of the Army, serving in World
War II. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church. He was preceded in death by a son, Gerrod Slaughter; his parents, Albert Sr. and Lucy Slaughter; three brothers, Albert Slaughter Jr., Arthur Slaughter and Charles Slaughter; three sisters, Martha Ann Price, Eva Havard and Josephine Slaughter; and one granddaughter, Katerine Elizabeth Slaughter. Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Eva Woods Slaughter of Vicksburg; three sons, Alexander Slaughter Jr. and Bernard Slaughter, both of Dallas, and Christopher Slaughter of Vicksburg; eight daughters, Sandra Allen, Sonya Cunningham, Faye Victoria Slaughter and Sylvia S. Williams, all of Dallas, Mary Bonnetty of Killeen, Texas, Susan Slaughter of Enterprise, Ala., Agnes Slaughter West of Bolton and Shingyhun Flowers of Vicksburg; and other relatives. W.H. Jefferson Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
BY CHIEF METEOROLOGIST BARBIE BASSSETT TONIGHT
Rain will move in later tonight, but should be gone by noon Saturday.
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 sunday-monday Mostly sunny; highs in the lower 80s, lows in the lower 60s
STATE FORECAST TonIGHT Partly cloudy; chance of showers and thunderstorms; lows in the lower 60s saTurday-monday Partly cloudy; highs in the lower 80s, lows in the lower 50s
ALmAnAC HIGHs and Lows High/past 24 hours............. 81º Low/past 24 hours .............. 50º Average temperature ........ 65º Normal this date .................. 62º Record low ...31º before 1886 Record high ...........87º in 1957 raInfaLL Recorded at the Vicksburg Water Plant Past 24 hours.....................None This month .........................None Total/year............. 12.99 inches Normal/month .....0.39 inches Normal/year ....... 16.70 inches soLunar TabLe Most active times for fish and wildlife Saturday: A.M. Active ........................... 9:36 A.M. Most active ................ 3:22 P.M. Active ..........................10:03 P.M. Most active ................. 3:50 sunrIse/sunseT Sunset today ....................... 7:22 Sunset tomorrow .............. 7:23 Sunrise tomorrow ............. 6:49
RIVER DATA sTaGes Mississippi River at Vicksburg Current: 40.0 | Change: +0.4 Flood: 43 feet Yazoo River at Greenwood Current: 19.5 | Change: -0.1 Flood: 35 feet Yazoo River at Yazoo City Current: 21.7 | Change: N/C Flood: 29 feet Yazoo River at Belzoni Current: 19.5 | Change: +0.1 Flood: 34 feet Big Black River at West Current: 6.8 | Change: -0.4 Flood: 12 feet Big Black River at Bovina Current: 12.1 | Change: -1.0 Flood: 28 feet sTeeLe bayou Land ...................................80.0 River ...................................87.5
mISSISSIPPI RIVER FORECAST Cairo, Ill. Saturday ................................ 45.0 Sunday ................................... 44.5 Monday ................................. 43.7 Memphis Saturday ................................ 28.8 Sunday ................................... 29.0 Monday ................................. 29.1 Greenville Saturday ................................ 45.6 Sunday ................................... 45.6 Monday ................................. 45.7 Vicksburg Saturday ................................ 40.1 Sunday ................................... 40.2 Monday ................................. 40.2
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cocaine and possession of Ecstasy. He had been out on probation following a 2003 sentencing of three years in prison and three years probation for possession of cocaine, Stewart said. On Thursday, investigators recovered crack cocaine with a street value of $200 and Ecstasy valued at about $100, Stewart said. Warren County records show he had been charged with three counts of the sale of cocaine in 1999. “We’ve had quite a problem in the MLK area,” said Stewart. “Hopefully, these arrests will curtail the problem we’ve had and stop others from stepping in their place.” Previously out on bond for aggravated assault, Kevin Dewayne Buck, 24, 20 Water Well Road, was being held without bond on a sale of cocaine charge. He had been accused of shooting Terry Brown, 37, 609 Kings Crossing, with a shotgun on June 22 at 605 Hudson St. Buck is viewed by police as “a significant dealer in the Kings Community,” Stewart said. Robert Jerome Hawkins, 33, 213 Demby Drive, had been a major contributor in the U.S. 61 South and Demby areas, Stewart said. He was being held without bond on a sale of cocaine charge. Before Thursday’s arrest, he had been out on two counts of sale of cocaine. Off U.S. 61 South, Matthew Jared Duke, 26, 7944 Jeff Davis Road, who was charged with two counts of sale of a controlled substance – Xanax and Lorcet — remained in the jail on a $10,000 bond. “Prescription drugs are very commonly overlooked as being abused,” said Stewart. One of two suspects released on bond was John Earl Wash, 27, 1773 MLK, whom Stewart described as another player in the drug scenes in the north Vicksburg neighborhood. Wash posted a $20,000 bond on charges of sale of cocaine and possession of a weapon by a felon. He had been sentenced in 2000 to five years for burglary and in 2006 to one year for possession of a weapon by a felon, Armstrong said. The second man to bond out Thursday was Michael Porter, 18, 4223 N. Frontage Road, who was charged with possession of anabolic steroids. “It’s illegal to possess them without a prescription,” said Stewart. Porter was released on a $2,500 bond.
47 statues and the refurbishment of multiple monuments and memorials. Phase two of the project aims to replace 15 tablets in the park and 32 throughout the city. McMillin said VNMP Superintendent Michael Madell is proceeding with the grant application to the NPS, and added the local matching funds will have to be raised by September. “If you can do anything to improve the park and visitors’ experiences, then you are also improving our town,” said McMillin. “That’s the whole purpose of the Friends — to enhance Vicksburg.” McMillin said the Friends group is soliciting additional contributions from groups such as the Civil War Preservation Trust and regional Civil War Round Table groups. Approximately 25 tons of scrap metal was generated from the 150 tablets removed from the city and park in 1942, said McMillin. Another 150 tablets that marked Union and Confederate emplacements during the Civil War have been lost through the years through everything from fallen trees to vandalism. The VNMP has nearly 1,400 tablets, monuments and historical markers in the park and throughout the city. It features the largest national cemetery for those who fought and died in the Civil War, and it is one of 391 parks managed by the National Park Service.
Abortion Continued from Page A1. the petition. Under the proposal, a person would be defined “to include every human being from the moment of fertilization, cloning or the equivalent thereof.” Keith Mason, co-founder of Personhood USA, a group formed to support similar initiatives across the country, said Mississippi was chosen because “it’s the most pro-life state in America.” Mississippi has one of the nation’s toughest abortion laws, requiring the consent of both parents for minors and a 24-hour waiting period and counseling before all abortions.
Budget Continued from Page A1. around and it doesn’t cure the state’s budget problems. The governor said in a statement that corporate income taxes exceeded the estimate by $30 million, or 22 percent. He said the Tax Commission is examining possible causes for the spike.
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SPORTS f riDAY, April 2, 2010 • SE C TIO N B PUZZLES B5 | CLASSIFIEDS B6
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Fleming resigns as PCA coach, will remain at school By Steve Wilson email@example.com
March Madness Final Four schedule All games on CBS Saturday 5:07 p.m. - Butler vs. Michigan State 7:47 p.m. - Duke vs. West Virginia
Just a year and change after finding a new football coach, Porters Chapel Academy is looking again. Bill Fleming resigned on Tueseday as head football coach for health reasons after one season. He will stay at PCA as the athletic director and as a teacher. “He came into my office and he felt that he was unable to give the energy level required of the job and
PREP FOOTBaLL stand on his feet,” PCA headmaster Doug Branning said of the reason for Fleming’s resignation. “He didn’t feel Bill that he could Fleming give the job the attention it needed.” That health concern is Fleming’s left knee, which has a partial anterior cruci-
ate ligament tear and has a painful cyst that causes it to swell up and limit his mobility, Fleming said. “I thought the kids deserved more than I could give them,” Fleming said. “I just wanted to do what was best for the kids and when I can’t give my best, it isn’t fair to them.” Fleming replaced the retired Randy Wright and led the Eagles to a 4-9 record and a first-round playoff loss to Sylva-Bay last season. The job is already adver-
tised on the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools Web site and Branning said that he has already received a few resumés. “We’re not going to put a timetable on this,” Branning said. “We’re going to go through the applications and go from there.” The job is an attractive one considering PCA’s winning tradition. The Eagles are losing just five players off last year’s team and will be returning four of their five offensive
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flyers soar high in NIT Dayton takes home NIT championship. Story/B3
6 p.m. ESPN — It’s a lateseason NBA doubleheader with Atlanta and Cleveland battling in the opener and Utah and the Los Angeles Lakers squaring off in the second game.
SIdELINES NCAA to expand tourney to 96 teams INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA appears to be on the verge of expanding the men’s basketball tournament to 96 teams. Insisting that nothing has been decided, NCAA vice president Greg Shaheen nonetheless outlined a detailed plan Thursday that included the logistics and timing of a 96-team tournament, how much time off the players would have and even revenue distribution. Shaheen said the NCAA looked at keeping the current 65-team field and expanding to 68 or 80 teams, but decided the bigger bracket was best fit logistically and financially. It would be played during the same time frame as the current three-week tournament and include firstround byes for 32 teams. Although the plan still needs to be approved by the Division I Men’s Basketball Committee and passed on to the board of directors, most of the details already seem to be in place. The men’s tournament last expanded in 2001, adding one team to the 64-team field that was set in 1985.
La. Pick 3: 8-5-6 La. Pick 4: 4-7-0-5 Weekly results: B2
Hearn’s bomb paces WC rout From staff reports
DARRICK WHITE WC outfielder went 3-for3 with three RBIs off a tworun single and an RBI triple to pace Warren Central to a 13-3 win over GreenvilleWeston on Thursday.
linemen, their tailback and their fullback. Fleming will participate actively with Branning in the search for the new coach and he believes one quality is a must. “We want someone who is going to be wide-open, get after it and get these kids fired up and in shape,” Fleming said. “I think we’ve got a great core coming back and I feel that hiring the right guy will be like throwing gasoline on a fire.”
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Above, St. Aloysius infielder Matthew Foley chases down a grounder against Cathedral at Bazinksy Park Thursday.
Below, St. Aloysius third baseman Ryno Martin-Nez fouls off a ball.
Flashes get swept away By Steve Wilson firstname.lastname@example.org If an uninitiated observer was watching Thursday’s game between St. Aloysius and Cathedral, they’d assume that Cathedral was the defending Class 1A champion. The Green Wave (12-0, 4-0) showed some swagger as they swept the season series with their archrivals with a rousing 12-0 decision that clinched the Division 7-1A title. St. Al (11-2, 4-2) dropped its second game in a row in harrowing fashion, looking nothing like the defending Class 1A champions that were undefeated just a week ago. Ace pitcher Stephen Evans gave up two home runs, eight hits and nine runs. The defense was more porous than a piece of pumice, with six errors, two passed balls and countless
RAYMOND — Vicksburg got off to a good start against Clinton lefthander Andrew Gunn but couldn’t finish in the latter innings and left Hinds Community College’s Joe Moss Field with a 6-3 loss. The defeat left the Gators (9-8, 1-2 Division 4-6A) with a split with the Arrows (7-9, 1-3) in the season series with one game remaining in two weeks. For Clinton, the game was a mustwin because a loss would
O’Neal tourney starts today By Jeff Byrd email@example.com
other mental lapses. And the offense managed just two runners in scoring position with a cavalcade of easy flyouts and weak tappers.
“Right now, we got beat by a much better team than we are,” St. Al coach Clint Wilkerson said. “Three weeks ago, that wouldn’t have
happened. We’ve picked the worst time of year to be playing our worst baseSee St. Al, Page B3.
Vicksburg can’t complete sweep of Clinton By Jeff Byrd firstname.lastname@example.org
Chasity Hearn continued her torrid streak at the plate, as she went 2-for-3 with an over-the-fence home run to lead Warren Central to a 8-1 victory over archrival Vicksburg. Hearn is hitting a robust .349 and the bomb was her Chelsea second of the Worley season. Sydnei Smith and Chelsea Worley added two hits apiece for WC (10-3, 4-0), which has wrapped up first-place in the division. Worley (7-5) earned the win in the circle, going four solid innings with six strikeouts.
PREP BaSEBaLL have given the Arrows two losses to both Vicksburg and division-leading Warren Central. VHS coach Jamie Creel said his team was hurt by missed opportunities. “We let some little things beat us,” Creel said. “The difference was Clinton got their bunts down and we didn’t. We failed to hit behind a runner and, the other time, our guy didn’t even make an attempt at the bunt.” The missed bunt came in
the fourth inning with the Gators trailing 4-3. Taylor Brocato and Jacob Thomas opened the inning with a pair of hits off Gunn. Justin Pettway could not advance the runners and struck out. Gunn then got a lineout double play to end the threat. In the Gator fifth, Clyde Kendrick reached on an error and stole second, but could not advance as Gunn retired the next three Gators he faced, two by strikeout. Gunn retired nine of the last 10 he faced and more than made up for his
tough start when he spotted the Gators two runs off three hits in the first inning. “Andrew is a real savvy pitcher. When we play defense behind him, we’re pretty good,” Clinton coach Eddie Lofton said. Creel was disappointed that his charges couldn’t do anything after the first against Gunn. “We got to him, we just hit some balls at them and then we didn’t execute,” Creel said. Brocato led the Gators See VHS, Page B3.
The fourth annual Beverly O’Neal Tennis Tournament gets underway today at the Halls Ferry Tennis Courts. The city wide tournament is held in honor of the longtime tennis instructor who died while playing in 2005. Despite the Easter weekend holiday, tournament director Rick Shields say it was important that the tournament keep its first weekend of April date. “We feel the participation level is about what we expect for a holiday weekend,” Shields said. “We’ll begin play on Friday afternoon and then have a full day on Saturday and if need too because of weather, we’ll go into Sunday. “We felt it was more important to keep the tradition of having the tournament on the first weekend in April. That way everyone knows that it is the Beverly O’Neal Tournament.” Shields says the event was able to place six teams in three of the men’s divisions including the Open, Men’s 3.5 and Men’s 4.5.
Friday, April 2, 2010
AUTO RACING 7 p.m. Speed - NASCAR, Truck Series race 3 a.m. Speed - Formula One, qualifying for Malaysian Grand Prix BOXING 8 p.m. ESPN2 - Welterweights, Delvin Rodriguez (24-4-2) vs. Mike Arnaoutis (22-4-2) GOLF 3 p.m. TGC - PGA Tour, Houston Open, second round 4 p.m. ESPN2 - LPGA, Kraft Nabisco Championship MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Noon ESPN - Preseason, Baltimore vs. N.Y. Yankees NBA 6 p.m. ESPN - Atlanta at Cleveland 8:30 p.m. ESPN - Utah at L.A. Lakers TENNIS 6 p.m. FSN - ATP/WTA Tour, Sony Ericsson Open
Major League Baseball
BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
from staff & AP reports
Prep Golf Mekus leads St. Aloysius to win over Cathedral Nick Mekus won medalist honors with a 76 to pace St. Al to a 323-344 victory over Cathedral on Thursday. Elliot Bexley shot an 80, Fisher Campbell shot an 82 and Chris Ingram carded an 85.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL Dickey hired as Houston coach HOUSTON — James Dickey has been hired as Houston’s basketball coach, putting him in charge of a program for the first time since he was fired from Texas Tech in 2001. Dickey replaces Tom Penders, who resigned less than two weeks ago after leading the Cougars to their first NCAA tournament berth since 1992. Dickey led the Red Raiders to unprecedented success in his tenure there, the height of which came in 1996 when they went 30-2 and reached the NCAA round of 16. But an NCAA investigation soon followed and the team struggled in the wake of scholarship losses.
GOLF Pettersen leads Kraft Nabisco Championship RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. — Suzann Pettersen shot a bogeyfree 5-under 67 in the Kraft Nabisco Championship to take a one-stroke lead over former champion Lorena Ochoa, who missed birdie putts on her final two holes. Ochoa, who teed off three hours after Pettersen in the opening round of the season’s first major, had chances to tie the Norwegian star but rolled a long putt just right of the hole on No. 17 and then missed a 10-footer on 18.
Stadler, Percy share Houston Open lead HUMBLE, Texas — Kevin Stadler and Cameron Percy shot 5-under 67s to share the first-round lead in the Houston Open. Vaughn Taylor and James Driscoll — Stadler’s playing partners in a morning threesome — were a stroke back along with fellow morning starter Kevin Sutherland and Anthony Kim, who played in the afternoon when the wind picked up and gusted to 30 mph.
BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS April 2 1876 — The first official National League baseball game is played with Boston beating Philadelphia 6-5. 1984 — Georgetown, led by junior center Patrick Ewing and freshman forward Reggie Williams, beats Houston 84-75 to win the NCAA championship in Seattle. Houston becomes the second team to lose in two consecutive finals. 1993 — Cleveland’s Mark Price falls one free throw short of tying an NBA record in a 114-113 loss to Charlotte. Price makes his first six foul shots of the game to give him 77 in a row, but misses the second of a two-shot foul in the fourth quarter, leaving intact Calvin Murphy’s 12-year old record. 1995 — Connecticut caps an unbeaten season by defeating Tennessee 70-64 for the NCAA women’s championship. The Huskies, 35-0, become the winningest basketball team for one season in Division I.
Spring Training AMERICAN LEAGUE
W Tampa Bay....................19 Cleveland.......................18 Detroit............................18 Minnesota......................15 Kansas City...................13 Boston...........................15 New York.......................13 Toronto..........................11 Oakland.........................12 Los Angeles..................11 Baltimore.......................11 Seattle...........................11 Chicago.........................10 Texas.............................9
L 8 9 10 13 12 14 15 13 15 15 17 17 16 18
Pct .704 .667 .643 .536 .520 .517 .464 .458 .444 .423 .393 .393 .385 .333
W San Francisco...............21 San Diego.....................18 Atlanta...........................17 Chicago.........................17 Colorado........................16 Philadelphia...................13 St. Louis........................14 Florida............................14 Milwaukee......................14 New York.......................14 Houston.........................13 Arizona..........................14 Cincinnati.......................12 Los Angeles..................11 Washington....................10 Pittsburgh......................7
L 11 10 10 11 13 12 13 14 14 14 14 16 15 15 18 19
Pct .656 .643 .630 .607 .552 .520 .519 .500 .500 .500 .481 .467 .444 .423 .357 .269
Thursday’s Games Florida 3, St. Louis 1 Washington 9, N.Y. Mets 3 Baltimore 4, Tampa Bay 3 Detroit (ss) 4, Atlanta 1 Boston 5, Minnesota 3 N.Y. Yankees 5, Toronto 2 Philadelphia 4, Pittsburgh 2 Detroit (ss) 4, Houston 2 L.A. Angels 7, Cleveland 6 Chicago White Sox 9, Seattle 4 Arizona (ss) 4, Kansas City 3 Cincinnati 7, Texas 6 Arizona (ss) 11, Milwaukee 3 Chicago Cubs 2, Colorado 0 San Diego 5, L.A. Angels 3 Cleveland 6, L.A. Dodgers 3 Oakland 9, San Francisco 0 Today’s Games Washington vs Boston at Fort Myers, Fla., 12:05 p.m. Baltimore vs N.Y. Yankees at Tampa, Fla., 12:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets at Tampa Bay, 6:10 p.m. St. Louis at Minnesota, 6:10 p.m. Pittsburgh vs Philadelphia at Clearwater, Fla., 6:05 p.m. Seattle vs Colorado at Albuquerque, N.M., 6:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox at Atlanta, 6:05 p.m. Kansas City at Texas, 8:05 p.m. Toronto at Houston, 8:05 p.m. Detroit at Milwaukee, 8:10 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Arizona, 9:40 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at L.A. Angels, 9:05 p.m. Cincinnati vs Cleveland at Goodyear, Ariz., 9:05 p.m. Oakland at San Francisco, 9:15 p.m. Saturday’s Games Chicago White Sox at Atlanta, 12:05 p.m. Pittsburgh vs Philadelphia at Clearwater, Fla., 12:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets vs Baltimore at Sarasota, Fla., 12:05 p.m. Kansas City vs Texas at Frisco, Texas, 2:05 p.m. Colorado vs Seattle at Albuquerque, N.M., 2:05 p.m. Toronto at Houston, 2:05 p.m. Detroit at Milwaukee, 2:10 p.m. St. Louis at Minnesota, 2:10 p.m. Boston vs Washington at Viera, Fla., 3:05 p.m. San Francisco at Oakland, 3:05 p.m. Cleveland vs Cincinnati at Goodyear, Ariz., 3:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Arizona, 3:10 p.m. L.A. Angels at L.A. Dodgers, 3:10 p.m.
College Baseball Southeastern Conference East
Team Overall SEC South Carolina..............20-5................................5-1 Vanderbilt......................23-4................................4-2 Florida............................18-6................................4-2 Georgia..........................9-15................................1-5 Kentucky........................17-9................................1-5 Tennessee.....................13-13..............................0-6
Team Overall SEC LSU................................21-3................................5-1 Ole Miss.......................20-6................................4-2 Auburn...........................17-8................................4-2 Arkansas........................20-5................................4-2 Alabama........................17-7................................2-4 Mississippi St..............14-11..............................2-4 Today’s Games Vanderbilt at Florida, 5:30 p.m. Mississippi State at South Carolina, 6 p.m. Alabama at Auburn, 6:05 p.m. Tennessee at Ole Miss, 6:30 p.m. Kentucky at Arkansas, 6:35 p.m. Georgia at LSU, 7:30 p.m. Saturday’s Games Kentucky at Arkansas, 2:05 p.m. Vanderbilt at Florida, 3 p.m. Mississippi St. at South Carolina, 3 p.m. Tennessee at Ole Miss, 4 p.m. Georgia at LSU, 4 p.m. Alabama at Auburn, 4:05 p.m. Sunday’s Games Vanderbilt at Florida, Noon Georgia at LSU, Noon Mississippi State at South Carolina, 1 p.m. Kentucky at Arkansas, 1:05 p.m. Tennessee at Ole Miss, 1:30 p.m. Alabama at Auburn, 2:05 p.m. ———
Team Overall C-USA Tulane............................17-9................................2-1 UAB...............................15-8................................2-1 Memphis........................11-14..............................2-1 Rice...............................15-12..............................2-2 Houston.........................12-12..............................2-2 Central Florida...............17-10..............................1-2 Southern Miss.............14-10..............................1-2 Marshall.........................10-13..............................1-2 East Carolina.................17-9................................0-0 Thursday’s Games Rice 6, Houston 0 St. Mary’s 19, Southern Miss 11 Today’s Games Memphis at Marshall, 5:30 p.m. UAB at Central Florida, 5:30 p.m. Tulane at East Carolina, 6 p.m. Houston at Rice, 6:30 p.m. Saint Mary’s at Southern Miss, 6:30 p.m. Saturday’s Games Memphis at Marshall, 10:30 a.m., 1st game Memphis at Marshall, 2 p.m., 2nd game Tulane at East Carolina, Noon, 1st game Tulane at East Carolina, 4:30 p.m., 1st game Saint Mary’s at Southern Miss, 1 p.m. UAB at Central Florida, 1 p.m., 1st game UAB at Central Florida, 5:30 p.m., 2nd game Houston at Rice, 2 p.m. Sunday’s Games No games scheduled Thursday’s Games
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Mississippi College 23, East Texas Baptist 4 St. Mary’s 19, Southern Miss 10 Today’s Games East Texas Baptist at Mississippi College, Noon Spring Hill at Tougaloo, 2 p.m. Henderson St. at Delta St., 2 and 5 p.m. Mississippi Valley St. at Jackson St., 6 p.m. Millsaps at LaGrange, 5 p.m. Mississippi St. at South Carolina, 6 p.m. William Carey at LSU-Shreveport, 6:30 p.m. St. Mary’s at Southern Miss, 6:30 p.m. Tennessee at Ole Miss, 6:30 p.m. Saturday’s Games Millsaps at LaGrange, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Prairie View at Alcorn St., Noon and 3 p.m. St. Mary’s at Southern Miss, 1 p.m. William Carey at LSU-Shreveport, 1 and 4 p.m. Mississippi Valley St. at Jackson St., 1 and 4 p.m. Spring Hill at Tougaloo, 1 and 4 p.m. Henderson St. at Delta St., 2 p.m. Mississippi St. at South Carolina, 3 p.m. Tennessee at Ole Miss, 4 p.m. Sunday’s Games Prairie View at Alcorn St., 1 p.m. Mississippi St. at South Carolina, 1 p.m. Tennessee at Ole Miss, 1:30 p.m.
Prep Baseball CLINTON 6, VICKSBURG 3
Vicksburg.................................201 000 0 — 3 6 2 Clinton......................................202 011 x — 6 7 1 WP-Andrew Gunn, LP-Cody Waddell. 2B-Akiko Thompson. Multiple hits-Kyle Washington (C) 2, Thompson (C) 2, Taylor Brocato (V) 2.
CATHEDRAL 12, ST. ALOYSIUS 0
Cathedral.................... 301 014 3 — 12 12 0 St. Aloysius................ 000 000 0 — 0 4 5 WP- Aaron White, LP-Stephen Evans. HR-Tyler Ballard, Caleb Johnson. 3B-Johnson. 2B-Cole Mann. Multiple hits-Ballard 2, Johnson 2.
At Memphis, Tenn. Regional Semifinals March 27 Baylor 77, Tennessee 62 Duke 66, San Diego State 58 Regional Championship Monday Baylor 51, Duke 48
At Sacramento, Calif. Regional Semifinals March 27 Stanford 73, Georgia 36 Xavier 74, Gonzaga 56 Regional Championship Monday Stanford 55, Xavier 53
At San Antonio National Semifinals Sunday Stanford (35-1) vs. Oklahoma (27-10), 6 p.m. Connecticut (37-0) vs. Baylor (27-9), 8 p.m. National Championship April 6 Semifinal winners, TBA
Pct GB .635 — .500 10 .351 21 .347 21 1/2 .133 37 1/2
GP x-Pittsburgh.....77 x-New Jersey..76 Philadelphia.....77 N.Y. Rangers...76 N.Y. Islanders..77
GP x-Buffalo..........77 x-Ottawa..........78 Montreal...........77 Boston.............77 Toronto............78
W x-Orlando.......................53 x-Atlanta........................48 Miami.............................41 Charlotte........................39 Washington....................22 W y-Cleveland....................59 Milwaukee......................41 Chicago.........................35 Indiana...........................28 Detroit............................23
L 22 26 34 35 52 L 16 33 39 47 51
Pct GB .707 — .649 4 1/2 .547 12 .527 13 1/2 .297 30 1/2 Pct GB .787 — .554 17 1/2 .473 23 1/2 .373 31 .311 35 1/2
WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division
W x-Dallas..........................50 San Antonio...................45 Memphis........................38 Houston.........................37 New Orleans.................35
L 26 29 36 37 41
Pct .658 .608 .514 .500 .461
GB — 4 11 12 15
College Basketball NCAA Tournament FINAL FOUR
At Indianapolis National Semifinals Saturday Michigan State (28-8) vs. Butler (32-4), 5:07 p.m. West Virginia (31-6) vs. Duke (33-5), 7:47 p.m. National Championship Monday Semifinal winners, 8:07 p.m. ———
National Invitation Tournament Semifinals
At New York Tuesday Dayton 68, Ole Miss 63 North Carolina 68, Rhode Island 67, OT Championship Thursday Dayton 79, North Carolina 68
Women’s College Basketball NCAA Women’s Tournament DAYTON REGIONAL
At Dayton, Ohio Regional Semifinals March 28 Connecticut 74, Iowa State 36 Florida State 74, Mississippi State 71
Pts 95 94 82 78 74
W 43 43 37 35 29
L 24 30 32 30 36
OT 10 5 8 12 13
Pts 96 91 82 82 71
W 50 34 33 31 31
L 15 32 35 34 34
OT 12 12 10 12 12
Pts 112 80 76 74 74
W L Pct GB x-L.A. Lakers.................54 21 .720 — x-Phoenix.......................49 26 .653 5 L.A. Clippers..................27 48 .360 27 Sacramento...................24 52 .316 30 1/2 Golden State.................21 53 .284 32 1/2 x-clinched playoff spot y-clinched division ——— Thursday’s Games Orlando 97, Dallas 82 Denver 109, Portland 92 Today’s Games Milwaukee at Charlotte, 6 p.m. Miami at Indiana, 6 p.m. Chicago at Washington, 6 p.m. Houston at Boston, 6:30 p.m. New Orleans at Memphis, 7 p.m. Phoenix at Detroit, 7 p.m. Atlanta at Cleveland, 7 p.m. Orlando at San Antonio, 7:30 p.m. New York at Golden State, 9:30 p.m. Utah at L.A. Lakers, 9:30 p.m. Saturday’s Games Toronto at Philadelphia, Noon Detroit at Atlanta, 6 p.m. New Orleans at New Jersey, 6:30 p.m. Charlotte at Chicago, 7 p.m. Miami at Minnesota, 7 p.m. Oklahoma City at Dallas, 7:30 p.m. Phoenix at Milwaukee, 7:30 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Denver, 9 p.m. Portland at Sacramento, 9 p.m.
OT 7 6 6 10 10
Nationwide Series Points Leaders
GF 237 203 225 201 205
GA 219 184 216 206 240
GF 223 214 205 191 208
GA 195 223 210 190 255
GF 298 228 215 198 201
GA 220 244 241 226 240
W 47 45 41 37 32
L 22 28 23 31 33
OT 7 6 13 9 13
Pts 101 96 95 83 77
GF 247 217 215 209 210
GA 195 216 203 210 249
Northwest Division W 46 41 39 37 24
L 27 28 29 34 45
OT 4 7 9 6 7
Pts 96 89 87 80 55
GF 251 227 196 208 194
GA 204 212 194 230 260
GP W L x-San Jose......77 47 20 x-Phoenix.........78 47 25 Los Angeles....77 44 27 Anaheim..........76 37 31 Dallas...............77 34 29 NOTE: Two points for a win, time loss. x-clinched playoff spot z-clinched conference
OT 10 6 6 8 14 one
Pts GF GA 104 248 203 100 212 193 94 228 205 82 216 229 82 221 239 point for over-
Thursday’s Games Ottawa 4, Carolina 3, SO Florida 1, Boston 0 Toronto 4, Buffalo 2 N.Y. Islanders 6, Philadelphia 4 Washington 2, Atlanta 1 Detroit 3, Columbus 2 Nashville 3, St. Louis 2 Los Angeles 8, Vancouver 3 Friday’s Games Chicago at New Jersey, 6 p.m. Montreal at Philadelphia, 6 p.m. N.Y. Rangers at Tampa Bay, 6:30 p.m. San Jose at Minnesota, 7 p.m. Edmonton at Dallas, 7:30 p.m. Calgary at Colorado, 8:30 p.m. Vancouver at Anaheim, 9 p.m. Saturday’s Games Atlanta at Pittsburgh, Noon Ottawa at N.Y. Islanders, 2 p.m. Nashville at Detroit, 2 p.m. Boston at Toronto, 6 p.m. Buffalo at Montreal, 6 p.m. New Jersey at Carolina, 6 p.m. N.Y. Rangers at Florida, 6 p.m. Washington at Columbus, 6 p.m. Dallas at St. Louis, 7 p.m. Edmonton at Phoenix, 9 p.m. Anaheim at Los Angeles, 9:30 p.m.
NASCAR Sprint Cup Schedule
Through March 20 1. Carl Edwards................................................ 2. Brad Keselowski........................................... 3. Justin Allgaier............................................... 4. Kyle Busch.................................................... 5. Kevin Harvick................................................ 6. Greg Biffle..................................................... 7. Paul Menard................................................. 8. Steve Wallace............................................... 9. Mike Wallace................................................ 10. Brian Vickers............................................... ———
670 644 639 594 569 563 528 472 458 457
Camping World schedule
GP Vancouver.......77 Colorado..........76 Calgary............77 Minnesota........77 Edmonton........76
Pct GB .658 — .645 1 .622 3 .605 4 .200 34 1/2
L 26 26 33 32 35
GP z-Washington...77 Atlanta.............78 Carolina...........78 Florida..............77 Tampa Bay......77
Northwest Division L 26 27 28 30 60
W 44 44 38 34 32
GP x-Chicago........76 Nashville..........79 Detroit..............77 St. Louis..........77 Columbus........78
W x-Utah............................50 x-Denver........................49 Oklahoma City...............46 x-Portland......................46 Minnesota......................15
Through March 20 Feb. 13 — DRIVE4COPD 300 (Tony Stewart) Feb. 20 — Stater Bros. 300 (Kyle Busch) Feb. 27 — Sam’s Town 300 (Kevin Harvick) March 20 — Scotts 300 (Justin Allgaier) April 3 — Nashville 300, Lebanon, Tenn. April 9 — Bashas’ 200, Avondale, Ariz. April 17 — O’Reilly 300, Fort Worth, Texas April 24 — Aaron’s 312, Talladega, Ala. April 30 — BUBBA burger 250, Richmond, Va. May 7 — Darlington 200, Darlington, S.C. May 15 — Heluva Good! 200, Dover, Del. May 29 — TECH-NET 300, Concord, N.C. June 5 — Federated Parts 300, Lebanon, Tenn. June 12 — Meijer 300, Sparta, Ky. June 19 — Road America 200, Elkhart Lake, Wis. June 26 — New England 200, Loudon, N.H.
At Kansas City, Mo. Regional Semifinals March 28 Oklahoma 77, Notre Dame 72, OT Kentucky 76, Nebraska 67 Regional Championship Tuesday Oklahoma 88, Kentucky 68
898 884 882 837 785 776 773 770 747 739 735 734 728 727 710 703 684 668 654 620
Nationwide Series Schedule
KANSAS CITY REGIONAL
L 27 37 48 49 65
Through March 29 1. Jimmie Johnson............................................. 2. Greg Biffle..................................................... 3. Matt Kenseth................................................. 4. Kevin Harvick................................................ 5. Jeff Burton.................................................... 6. Kurt Busch.................................................... 7. Jeff Gordon................................................... 8. Tony Stewart................................................. 9. Clint Bowyer.................................................. 10. Dale Earnhardt Jr....................................... 11. Paul Menard............................................... 12. Brian Vickers............................................... 13. Joey Logano............................................... 14. Carl Edwards.............................................. 15. Denny Hamlin............................................. 16. Kyle Busch.................................................. 17. Mark Martin................................................. 18. Martin Truex Jr........................................... 19. Jamie McMurray......................................... 20. Kasey Kahne.............................................. ———
EASTERN CONFERENCE W y-Boston........................47 Toronto..........................37 New York.......................26 Philadelphia...................26 New Jersey...................10
Sprint Cup Points Leaders
Regional Championship Tuesday Connecticut 90, Florida State 50
Through March 29 Feb. 14 — Daytona 500 (Jamie McMurray) Feb. 21 — Auto Club 500 (Jimmie Johnson) Feb. 28 — Shelby American (Jimmie Johnson) March 7 — Kobalt Tools 500 (Kurt Busch) March 21 — Food City 500 (Jimmie Johnson) March 29 — Goody’s 500 (Denny Hamlin) April 10 — Subway Fresh Fit 600, Avondale, Ariz. April 18 — Samsung 500, Fort Worth, Texas April 25 — Aaron’s 499, Talladega, Ala. May 1 — Crown Royal 400, Richmond, Va. May 8 — Southern 500, Darlington, S.C. May 16 — Autism Speaks 400, Dover, Del. May 22 — x-Sprint All-Star Race, Concord, N.C. May 22 — x-Sprint Showdown, Concord, N.C. May 30 — Coca-Cola 600, Concord, N.C. June 6 — Pocono 500, Long Pond, Pa. June 13 — Heluva Good! 400, Brooklyn, Mich. June 20 — Toyota/Save Mart 350, Sonoma, Calif. June 27 — Lenox Tools 301, Loudon, N.H.
Feb. 13 — NextEra Energy Resources 250 (Timothy Peters) March 6 — E-Z-GO 200 (Kevin Harvick) March 27 — Kroger 250, Martinsville, Va. (Kevin Harvick) April 2 — Nashville 200, Lebanon, Tenn. May 2 — O’Reilly Auto Parts 250, Kansas City, Kan. May 14 — Dover 200, Dover, Del. May 21 — North Carolina Education Lottery 200, Concord, N.C. June 4 — WinStar World Casino 400k, Fort Worth, Texas June 12 — VFW 200, Brooklyn, Mich.
Camping World Series Points Leaders
Through March 20 1. Timothy Peters................................................ 501 2. Aric Almirola.................................................... 442 3. Todd Bodine................................................... 413 4. Kevin Harvick.................................................. 390 5. Matt Crafton.................................................... 388 6. Jason White.................................................... 371 7. Ricky Carmichael............................................ 360 8. Tayler Malsam................................................ 357 9. Austin Dillon.................................................... 334 10. David Starr.................................................... 333
Transactions BASEBALL American League
BALTIMORE ORIOLES—Released C Chad Moeller unconditionally. BOSTON RED SOX—Reassigned RHP Fernando Cabrera to their minor league camp. CLEVELAND INDIANS—Optioned RHP Carlos Carrasco to Columbus (IL). KANSAS CITY ROYALS—Announced the retirement of C Vance Wilson. Assigned INF/OF Scott Thorman, C Edwin Bellorin, INF Irving Falu, LHP Bruce Chen, RHP Josh Rupe and RHP Jorge Campillo to their minor league camp. Optioned OF Brian Anderson optioned to the minor league camp. SEATTLE MARINERS—Optioned LHP Garrett Olson to Tacoma (PCL) TEXAS RANGERS—Acquired LHP Ben Snyder from San Francisco for LHP Edwin Escobar and assigned Snyder outright to Frisco (Texas).
LOTTERY Sunday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 0-8-2 La. Pick 4: 3-5-4-3 Monday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 1-1-9 La. Pick 4: 5-6-1-8 Tuesday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 0-3-0 La. Pick 4: 8-6-6-6 Wednesday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 2-1-6 La. Pick 4: 4-3-1-7 Easy 5: 02-11-19-23-26 La. Lotto: 01-02-09-20-22-23 Powerball: 5-13-17-45-54 Powerball: 12; Power Play: 5 Thursday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 8-5-6 La. Pick 4: 4-7-0-5 Friday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 5-3-1 La. Pick 4: 3-5-5-7 Saturday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 7-5-1 La. Pick 4: 7-1-2-7 Easy 5: 4-5-14-15-26 La. Lotto: 3-4-12-24-35-39 Powerball: 7-21-32-44-52 Powerball: 10; Power play: 4
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Turner and Boeheim win AP hoops awards INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Ohio State junior swingman Evan Turner is the runaway choice as The Associated Press’ college basketball player of the year. The 6-foot-7 Turner, who averaged 20.3 points, 9.2 rebounds and 5.9 assists, received 54 votes from the 65-member national media panel. Turner missed six games after breaking bones in his back when he fell after a dunk in December. The Buckeyes went .500 without him and then went on to the Big Ten title after he returned. He is the first Ohio State player to win the award since Gary Bradds in 1964. Jerry Lucas of the Buckeyes won it in 1961 and 1962. Kentucky freshman John Wall received nine votes,
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College BasketBall while Da’Sean Butler of West Virginia and Luke Harangody of Notre Dame each got one.
Jim Boeheim is AP’s Coach of the Year Jim Boeheim is The Associated Press’ college basketball coach of the year. H i s Sy r a cuse team was unranked in Jim the preseason Boeheim and rose to No. 1. Boeheim received 38 votes from the 65-member national
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Ohio State’s Evan Turner dunks against Tennessee earlier this season. Turner is the AP’s Player of the Year. media panel, well ahead of Kansas State’s Frank Martin, who had eight. The Orange, who lost their top three scorers from last season, finished 30-5 and were a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament. They reached No. 1
in the poll this season for the first time since 1990. The Hall of Fame coach holds the Division I record with 32 20-win seasons, and his 829 victories are sixth-best alltime and second among active coaches.
ball. That’s embarrassing. We haven’t shown up in 14 innings.” Cathedral Aaron White (3-0) was dominant, holding the powerful St. Al lineup in check. He gave up just four hits with four strikeouts and mixed in a curveball he could throw for strikes with a heavy fastball. “There’s no other feeling like it,” White said. “My curveball was working for me and I was just painting the corners. I’ve never had so much adrenaline out here with all of the fans. I was just on tonight.” The Cathedral offense worked beautifully to support White’s efforts. Tyler Ballard and Caleb Johnson blasted a three-run bomb apiece. Ballard’s blast gave the Green Wave an early 3-0 lead in the top of the first and Johnson’s shot proved to be a mortal wound in a four-run sixth inning. Ballard finished 2-for-4 with four RBIs, while Johnson finished 2-for-4 with a triple in addition to his homer. “If we keep swinging the bats like we’re doing, we’re going to be okay,” Cathedral coach Craig Beesley said. “That was a big series win against St. Al, because
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we know how good they are. We’ve got district wrapped up, but our goal is to end up in the playoffs against them in South State.” The closest that St. Al came to denting the scoreboard was in the fourth inning with Cathedral leading 5-0. Blake Haygood led off the frame with a single, moved to second on a wild pitch by White and headed to third on a flyout to center by Ryno Martin-Nez, playing his first game in the field following knee surgery. Stephen Evans singled to left, but Haygood was frozen at third by the relay throw. White struck out Reed Evans and induced a weak grounder by Regan Nosser to quell the threat. Wilkerson promised wholesale changes as he tries to re-ignite the Flashes’ confidence and get them back on track with the heart of their schedule coming up. “We’re about to get after it,” Wilkerson said. “We’re going to pound it in practice. I’m not saying we haven’t been, but we’re fixing to change some things. My hats off to them (Cathedral), at this point in the season, they’re 12 runs better than us.”
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Dayton’s London Warren drives past North Carolina’s Larry Drew II Thursday. Dayton won 79-68 in what could be the last NIT as the NCAA field expands to a possible 96 teams.
Dayton wins NIT title NEW YORK (AP) — If this was the end of the NIT, Marcus Johnson and the Dayton Flyers made themselves a lasting memory. Johnson scored 20 points and Dayton denied last year’s national champs another title, beating North Carolina 79-68 Thursday night to win its first NIT crown in 42 years. With officials discussing expanding the NCAA tournament to 96 teams as soon as next year, this could be the final National Invitation Tournament, an event with a rich history that dates to 1938. “Might be a fitting way to end it, for us to win it,” Dayton coach Brian Gregory said. “Our national brand, in a lot of ways, was built right here in Madison Square Garden.” Indeed, the Flyers have been a regular participant in the NIT. This was their 22nd
appearance, second only to St. John’s (27). Dayton also won in 1962 and ’68. NCAA vice president Greg Shaheen said Thursday no decision has been made about the future of the postseason NIT, which is operated independently by the NCAA. Relying on depth, defense and some clutch 3-point shooting, the Flyers answered every North Carolina surge in the second half and handed the Tar Heels one more disheartening loss at the end of a lousy season. After it was over, Dayton players danced at midcourt and then lingered on ladders as they cut down the nets. Forgive them for taking a little extra time to soak it all in. They’re not as accustomed to trophy ceremonies as the powerhouse program they had just beaten.
“This was the hardest year I’ve ever had coaching, there’s no question about that. I didn’t do a very good job with this team,” Tar Heels coach Roy Williams said. “I love this run because it showed the effort and resolve and positive things that happen, and I think that was extremely important to me. So, from that viewpoint, I’m going to appreciate what we learned from it.” Reserve guard Paul Williams added 16 points for No. 3 seed Dayton (25-12), which bounced back from a disappointing regular season of its own. Will Graves shot North Carolina back into the game in the second half, finishing with seven 3-pointers and 25 points for the fourth-seeded Tar Heels (20-17), who started the season hoping for back-toback NCAA titles.
HATTIESBURG — Southern Miss fell behind 10-0 after the first three innings and could not come back in a 19-10 loss Thursday to St. Mary’s at Pete Taylor Park. “The tone of the game was set early and we were not ever able to recover,” USM coach Scott Berry said. “It is hard to recover when you give up two grand slams. The only thing you can do if come out tomorrow and get yourself out of this in a new opportunity.” Pitching was once again an issue for the Golden Eagles (14-10) as five different pitchers allowed 19 earned runs on 17 hits. At the plate, the offense scored 11 runs on 12 hits, including three home runs. B.A. Vollmuth led the charge with a 2-for-2 night including a three-run home run. It was his third consecutive game with a home run. Freshman Geoffrey Thomas struggled on the mound in his sixth start of the season, lasting only 21⁄3 innings. He allowed seven runs on five hits. The relievers behind him did not fare much better. Seth Hester allowed three runs in 2⁄3 of an inning, Jeff Stanley gave up four runs in 31⁄3 innings, Matt Warren surrendered four runs in a third of an inning while Josh Jones closed out the game allowing one run in 21⁄3 innings. St. Mary’s (8-13-1) jumped out to an early 3-0 lead with two home runs in the top of the first inning.
with two hits and drove in one, that coming in the first when he singled in Cody Waddell. Lamar Anthony opened the game with a single and later scored on a flyout by Keaton Jones. He then added a run in the third off a RBI grounder by Jones after drawing a walk and then going to third base on a runner interference call to give Vicksburg a 3-2 lead. Clinton answered with two runs in the bottom of the third to grab a 4-3 lead. Benji Barham scored on Blake Gober’s flyout to right and Kyle Washington scored on Alex Gunn’s single to left off Waddell. Gunn struck out six in a complete game effort. Waddell struck out three and took the loss.
WC 13, Greenville 3 Warren Central won its sixth straight and remained unbeaten in Division 4-6A with a run rule win. Derrick White had three hits and drove in three runs off a two-run single and a RBI triple. Beau Wallace had a double and a triple and drove in a run off each for the Vikings (12-7, 5-0 Division 4-6A). Dylan Wooten had three hits, including a double and triple while Colby Key drove in two off two hits. Key also got the win, scattering four hits and striking out three.
Friday, April 2, 2010
TONIGHT ON TV n MOVIE “Recount” — Florida becomes a political battleground in 2000 when Ron Klain, Kevin Spacey, and Al Gore’s campaign advisers push for a recount of the state’s ballots./6:30 on HBO2 n SPORTS NBA — It’s a late-season doubleheader with Atlanta and Cleveland battling in the opener and Utah and the Los Angeles Lakers squaring off in the second game./6 on ESPN Kevin Spacey n PRIMETIME “Wife Swap” — A woman with three pampered children and an extensive doll collection trades places with a woman who believes in the value of discipline and hard work./7 on ABC
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 Emmylou Harris, singer, 63; Billy Dean, country singer, 48; Clark Gregg, actor, 48; Jana Marie Hupp, actress, 46; Greg Camp, rock musician, 43; Roselyn Sanchez, actress, 37; Jill King, country singer, 35. n DEATH Dr. Henry Edward Roberts — A developer of an early personal computer that inspired Bill Gates to found Microsoft, died Thursday in Georgia. Roberts, 68, whose build-it-yourself kit concentrated thousands of dollars worth of computer capability in an affordable package, inspired Bill Gates and his childhood friend Paul Allen to come up with Microsoft in 1975 after they saw an article about the MITS Altair 8800 in Popular Electronics. Roberts, an ex-military man, later went on to careers as a farmer and a physician, but continued to keep up with computer advances.
Source: Sheen wants to quit sitcom Charlie Sheen is looking at a future without “Two and a Half Men.” According to a person close to the actor, Sheen has told friends that he wants to leave the hit CBS comedy in which he’s starred for seven years. CBS had no comment, spokesman Phil Gonzales said Thursday. An after-hours call to Sheen’s representatives was not immediately returned. “Two and a Half Men,” which also stars Jon Cryer, is the top-rated comedy on TV and a key part of CBS’ Monday night lineup. Last year, CBS Charlie Sheen gave the show a three-year renewal, through the 2011-12 season, but Sheen’s contract is up at the end of the current season. Sheen, 44, has tired of the demands of a weekly show and wants to focus on movies, the person close to him said. Sheen is in the upcoming film “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps,” a sequel to the 1987 “Wall Street” in which he starred.
Ivanka Trump’s accused stalker freed A self-described celebrity stalker obsessed with Ivanka Trump threatened to kill himself in her jewelry store and “commandeer” her husband’s newspaper in e-mail and Twitter messages to the couple, prosecutors said Thursday. “I won’t just be ignored,” Justin Massler wrote in an August e-mail to the newspaper, The New York Observer, according to a court complaint Ivanka filed at his arraignment Thursday. Trump He added in another message that unless he got an autographed photo, he would commit suicide at The Ivanka Trump Collection boutique to damage its reputation, “or my only other option will be to simply stalk Ivanka Trump in a maniacal manner for this picture by becoming nothing other than a deranged celebrity stalker,” according to the court documents. Massler, 27, didn’t enter a plea.
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Suspects arrested after returning for car The people who witnessed a robbery attempt at an Oregon convenience store didn’t need to describe the muggers. They just needed to point. The two men accused of trying to rob someone at knifepoint were arrested when they returned to get their car while officers were interviewing witnesses. Medford police Lt. Bob Hansen said a man leaving the store late Tuesday was accosted by two men. One brandished a knife and demanded money. The would-be robbers fled when the man ran back into the store and called police. Hansen said officers were interviewing witnesses in the parking lot when the suspects showed up. Though the men were wearing different clothes, witnesses identified them.
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Jackson doctor fights to keep medical license LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Jackson’s doctor is “hanging on by a thread” and must be allowed to continue practicing medicine in order to pay for his defense on a manslaughter charge in the pop star’s death, the physician’s lawyers said in court papers filed Thursday. Responding to a bid by the California attorney general to suspend Dr. Conrad Murray’s medical license pending trial, attorneys Ed Chernoff and Joseph Low said that the effect would be devastating to the doctor who already faces a slew of financial problems. “He is, without fear of overstatement, hanging on by a thread,” the attorneys wrote. “His ability to pay for his own defense depends almost entirely on his ability to continue to treat patients.” Murray, who was working as Jackson’s personal physician, is charged with involuntary
manslaughter in the singer’s death from the anesthetic propofol and other drugs. He has pleaded not guilty. Dr. Conrad Murray is Murray scheduled for a court appearance Monday at which a judge may be assigned to his case and a preliminary hearing date selected. The attorney general’s office said a representative of the Medical Board of California will appear to challenge Murray’s license. Murray has already been told not to use anesthetics. Murray’s lawyers said there is no need to revoke his California license since he does not practice in the state and cautioned that a suspension would have a “domino effect” leading to his inability to practice at his
clinics in Nevada and Texas. “If Dr. Murray is unable to practice medicine in Texas, and especially Nevada, he will likely be faced with the inability to adequately defend himself of the charges facing him in the Superior Court of California,” his lawyers wrote. “The case with which he is charged will require intensive attorney work and fees. In light of the fact that much of his defense will be scientifically based and involves the death of an internationally famous decedent, expenses for his defense will be considerable.” The attorneys also argued that the state is unfairly trying to curtail Murray’s right to a full hearing by the medical board. They said a suspension would affect his ability to pay child support and to pay his employees and would negatively impact the patients he is treating in Nevada and Texas.
Friend says James is ‘broken man,’ wants to save marriage to Bullock LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jesse James is a “a broken man” and is hoping that rehab and some privacy will help him recover and save his marriage to Sandra Bullock, his friend and attorney said. Joe Yanny said that allegations of marital infidelity against James and the ensuing media “feeding frenzy” have ruined the biker businessman’s life. “This whole thing has destroyed Jesse’s entire universe,” Yanny said. “Right now, he’s a broken man.” He said James is still in love with Bullock and hopes the marriage can be saved. James checked into a rehabilitation center after weeks of reports that he cheated on Bullock throughout their marriage. Yanny declined to say what James is being treated for, but said people shouldn’t assume it is for sex addiction. He also wouldn’t rebut specific allegations lodged against the West Coast Choppers owner or say whether there are plans for the couple to get a divorce. “The allegations back and forth about what happened — those are private matters to be resolved between a husband and a wife,” Yanny said. “It’s not appropriate for a public airing.” He said the vast majority of stories about James are untrue. “Jesse is in love with Sandra,”
2003 and were married in 2005. It seemed like an odd pairing — the Hollywood actress often called “America’s Sweetheart” marrying the tattooed biker who designed custom motorcycles and starred in reality shows such as “Monster Garage” and “Jesse James is a Dead Man.”
Sandra Bullock and Jesse James Yanny said. “The single most important thing to Mr. James and the children is that the marriage somehow survive.” James and his camp have said little since a woman told In Touch magazine that she carried on an affair with James while Bullock was shooting the blockbuster hit “The Blind Side.” The film earned Bullock widespread acclaim that culminated with a best actress Oscar. Within days of her win, the cheating allegations broke and Bullock withdrew from the public eye. James released a statement saying he had used “poor judgment” and deserved “everything bad that is coming my way.” Public support for the actress has remained high as more women have stepped forward claiming they had affairs with James in recent years. Bullock and James met in
Court records show Murray had serious financial problems when he signed on in May at $150,000 per month to keep Jackson healthy through a series of comeback shows planned in London. The cardiologist owed at least $780,000 for settlements against his business, outstanding mortgage payments on his house, delinquent student loans, child support and credit cards. He faced near foreclosure on his Las Vegas country club home. In January, he made a payment of $1,003 on a $15,500 child support debt involving a California woman and her 11-yearold son. In another development Thursday, Nevada state medical officials filed a formal complaint against Murray, saying he twice failed to mention delinquent child support payments on applications to renew his medical license.
Friday, April 2, 2010
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Jealous husband feels threatened by wife’s male colleagues DEAR ABBY ABIGAIL
and my associates so untrustworthy. He has met the people I work with and has seen that they’re all friendly and happily married. I encourage him to do things on his own with his friends, hoping he’ll see that I trust him and will return the favor. What can I do to improve the situation? — Pulled in Two in Pennsylvania Dear Pulled in Two: Have you talked to your husband about his behavior and how it makes you feel? If not, you should. But please understand that short of quitting your job and going to work in a con-
BY BERNICE BEDE OSOL • NEWSPAPER ENTERPRISE ASSOCIATION If tomorrow is your birthday: There’s a possibility that you could be far more adventurous than usual in the year ahead, where your new goals or objectives are concerned. It’s OK as long as you are careful and calculate about taking any risks. Aries (March 21-April 19) — The only thing about having a preconceived notion of how another in a particular situation will treat you is having an erroneous reaction to him or her when you first meet. Don’t be your own worst enemy. Taurus (April 20-May 20) — Poking your nose in another’s private affairs or finding him or her prying into yours will do nothing but cause trouble. In either case, it is something that can and should be avoided at all costs. Gemini (May 21-June 20) — Listen to the advice of others, but before acting on it, judge its worth against your own thinking. Don’t discount your own perceptions or concepts in the process of sorting things out. Cancer (June 21-July 22) — Do what is expected of you, and you shouldn’t have to worry about what is going to happen down the line. A failure to take your responsibilities seriously could cause future headaches. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) — If you feel you must take a gamble, do so only on yourself, your abilities or that with which you are personally familiar. If you back someone else, and he or she is a loser, you’ll go down as well. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Be careful to bank only on what is visibly being done, not on someone’s promises or good intentions. If the person you’re banking on doesn’t deliver, you’ll be left holding the bag. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) — Any unhappiness is likely to come from your own negative exaggeration of seeing events or people to be far worse then they actually are. Think well of life and life will do well by you. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) — Do your part to be protective of your resources, as well as the resources of others in your charge. If you take an unwarranted chance and you lose, you’ll take everyone down with you. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) — Be cognizant of the fact that what may serve your best interests might not necessarily serve the interests of an associate. Introducing selfishness into a relationship will lead to a complete collapse. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — You can be either a person who is forgiving, or one who holds a grudge. If you choose the latter in the case of someone you’re with today, you’ll end up having a miserable time. Reverse that decision. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) — You’d be wise to limit your nonessential spending today, when you find yourself with a highroller friend. This person is more than likely to lead you down a one-way street. Pisces (Feb. 20-March 20) — Most of today should be good, but your shaky areas have to do with things that pertain to your status, reputation or career. Watch your step when dealing in any one of these areas.
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BY DR. ROBERT WALLACE • NEWSPAPER ENTERPRISE ASSOCIATION Teens: Many of today’s high-school seniors will be entering their freshman year at colleges and universities in the fall. Many of these schools of higher education will give these students the opportunity to “be on their own” away from the watchful eyes of parents. Parents hope the guidance and love they have given will keep their children out of harm’s way. Most new college and university students will do very well. They will adjust to their new lifestyle and make getting good grades a priority. But some, unfortunately, will become victims to a major college and university problem — drinking. School administrators are extremely concerned about it and do all they can to combat this scourge. In many cases, drinking prevents a student from reaching his or her goal — a quality education. A study by the Task Force on College Drinking points out that the consequences go far beyond that. The study found that drinking by college students contributes to about half a million injuries and 70,000 cases of sexual assault or date rape each year. In a shocking statistic, over 1,400 college students are killed yearly in alcohol-related accidents. Teens, you will be tempted and encouraged to “join in” and have a “cold one.” A simple, “Thanks, but no thanks,” will help eliminate a lot of possible future grief! Dr. Wallace: I have noticed that possession of marijuana is considered a misdemeanor in some locations. Some even think that marijuana will become legal and will be taxed by the government as a revenue source. What is the legal status of possessing LSD for personal use? — Nameless, Cleveland. Nameless: LSD is in the restricted-drug category. This means it is illegal for anyone to possess it. The penalty for a first offense conviction is up to a $1,000 fine and/or six months in jail. Manufacturing, selling, importing or delivering LSD can result in 10 years imprisonment. • Dr. Robert Wallace writes for Copley News Service. E-mail him at rwallace@Copley News Service.
vent, you can’t improve the situation. The problem is your husband is insecure. Only he can fix that, which would first require his admitting it. Sad to say, he may not even be able to admit it to himself. This is a difficult time to go job-hunting, so I don’t advise it. But in the meantime, please do not make his problem your own. Accept that he has a problem, but don’t allow it to jeopardize your work relationships. Dear Abby: Is it OK to have sex when you’re a guest in someone’s home? I say no, but my husband feels the host knows we’re married so it’s not inappropriate. I think it’s rude and shows a lack of respect for the host. Would you please settle this once and for all? When we stay with friends, we end up fighting during our vacation. — Uncomfortable in Texas
Dear Uncomfortable: For a married couple to make love when they are houseguests isn’t rude or disrespectful, provided the pictures don’t fall off the walls and there are no complaints about noise from the neighbors. However, if the idea makes you uncomfortable and unable to relax and enjoy the intimacy, then you and your husband should vacation in a hotel where you can expect to have more privacy. Dear Abby: How do I stop my shoes from squeaking? I have a pair that I love, but they squeak so badly it drives me crazy. Everyone can hear my shoes when I am walking. Can you help? — Not the Old Soft Shoe Dear N.T.O.S.S.: According to the book “Haley’s Hints,” a way to solve your problem is to pierce the soles of your squeaky shoes four or five times with a darning needle
at the ball of the foot. If that doesn’t do the trick, “place the shoes in a solution of salt water at room temperature, just so the soles are covered. After soaking for 15 minutes, dry them off and place the soles in boiled linseed oil overnight. The next morning, remove the shoes, dry them well and your finicky foot-
Necrotic jaw doesn’t require treatment Dear Dr. Gott: I was diagnosed with dead bone in my jaw in June 2009. It is actually in the large torus palatinus, on the roof of my mouth. My oral surgeon is convinced it was caused by my taking Actonel or Boniva for osteoporosis for seven years. My family physician wasn’t so convinced the Boniva caused this. The first step by the oral surgeon was to take me off Boniva. He said we would only watch the exposed bone for six months, that there was a chance the bone would fall out on its own. When he wanted my family physician’s permission to go off the Boniva and I got it, I learned my physician was not so sure about it. After eight months, the bone has grown down, and some has chipped off. Last week, the oral surgeon pulled an area the size of a lima bean out. The current plan is to continue to watch it in the hope the dead bone comes out completely on its own in the next four months. He told me all along it would be a year before he would consider it safe to do surgery if any of the bone needs to be removed. Half the torus palatinus has effectively dissolved. He indicated we might want to consider removing the other half to prevent bone from dying there. I would like to avoid surgery if I can. I take good care of my teeth, and I am a 62-year-old female who runs, lifts weights, takes calcium and tries to do all the right stuff to prevent further damage to my bones from osteoporosis. What do you think of the idea of removing the other half of the torus palatinus? Dear Reader: The torus palatinus is a benign bony growth known as an exostosis located in the middle of the hard palate in the roof of the mouth. Generally, it doesn’t require treatment unless it becomes so large it interferes with function or dental placement. In fact, the most common reason for surgical removal is that dentures do not fit well. The procedure is relatively simple. I am well aware of the issues of necrotic bone from medications taken to fight osteoporosis. The issue came to light several years ago and even today prevents a great number of women from taking the recommended medications. I can offer my personal opinion but must defer to your oral surgeon regarding surgical removal of the half torus palatinus that remains. If the necrotic (dead) bone ejects on its own, your problems are likely solved. If not, speak with
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another surgeon for a second opinion and guidance on what the best course of action is for your situation. I know this isn’t what you want to hear, and the waiting must be terribly frustrating. Some considerations are whether any sharp projections interfere with eating and talking, and whether you constantly irritate your tongue if there are projections. Good luck.
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Dear Abby: My husband, “Hugh,” and I have been married 16 years. We generally have a good relationship, with few arguments. We seldom participate in activities that don’t include each other. Three years ago, I was hired to work in the office of a manufacturing facility. The majority of the workers are men. Although Hugh denies it, I suspect he’s uncomfortable about it. When I participate in company events for employees only, he becomes jealous and rants that it isn’t fair for spouses to be excluded. Once in a while, my co-workers and I go out for drinks after work. When I’m asked to join them, Hugh goes on the offensive, demanding to know all the details. He then calls my cell phone repeatedly until I get home. I’m hurt that he finds me
Now arrange the circled letters to form the surprise answer, as suggested by the above cartoon.
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minutes West a STATE OF MISSISSIPPI distance of 441.8 feet; COUNTY OF Warren thence continue North 63 WHEREAS, on the 5th day degrees 07 minutes West a of January, 2007 and distance of 200.00 feet to a acknowledged on the 5th April 2, 2010 B6 Friday, The Vicksburg Post point on the east right of way day of January, 2007, Ned H SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEE'S line of Fisher Jones, Jr. & Valencia R NOTICE OF SALE Ferry Road, as now laid out Jones, married, executed and in use, and being the and delivered a certain Deed WHEREAS, on February 14, 2008, Lovejoy G. Walker, point of beginning of of Trust unto Dennis F unmarried, executed a deed the herein described parcel; Hardiman of Bristol County, of trust to Angie Dellinger, from the point of beginning; RI, Trustee for Mortgage trustee for the benefit of Rethence South 26 Electronic Registration gions Bank, which deed of degrees 53 minutes West a Systems, Inc., Beneficiary, trust is recorded in Deed of distance of 100.0 feet; to secure an indebtedness Trust Book 1695 at Page thence South 63 degrees 07 therein described, which 561 in the office of the minutes East a distance of Deed of Trust is recorded in Chancery Clerk of the 100 feet; thence North 26 the office of the Chancery County of Warren, State of degrees 53 minutes East Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi; and a distance of 100.00 feet; Mississippi in Book 1633 at WHEREAS, the aforesaid, thence North 63 degrees 07 Page 670 Instrument Regions Bank, the holder of minutes West a #242091; and said deed of trust and the distance of 100.00 feet to the WHEREAS, on the 16th day note secured thereby, point of beginning of the of September, 2009, substituted John C. Underherein described Mortgage Electronic wood, Jr., as Trustee therein, property; and containing 0.23 Registration Systems, Inc., as authorized by the terms acres of land, more or less, assigned said Deed of Trust thereof, by instrument dated located in the unto BAC Home Loans February 4, 2010 and Northeast Quarter (NE 1/4) Servicing, LP fka Countryrecorded in the office of the of Section 31, Township 15 wide Home Loans Servicing aforesaid Chancery Clerk in North, Range 4 East, LP, by instrument recorded Book 1506 at Page 312; and Warren County, Mississippi. in the office of the aforesaid WHEREAS, default having ACCESS EASEMENT: BeChancery Clerk in Book gin at the Southeast (SE) 1500 at Page 614 Instrument been made in the terms and Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday, Closed Saturday & Sunday.#272757; Post Plaza, 1601-F North Frontage Road, Vicksburg, MS 39180 • P. O. Box 821668 Vicksburg, MS 39182. conditions of said deed of of the Northeast corner and trust and the entire debt seQuarter WHEREAS, on the 16th day cured thereby, having been (NE 1/4) of the Northeast of September, 2009, the declared to be due and Quarter (NE 1/4) of Section Holder of said Deed of Trust payable in accordance with 31, Township 15 North, substituted and appointed the terms of said deed of Range 4 East, Warren Emily Kaye Courteau as trust, and the legal holder of County, Mississippi; thence Trustee in said Deed of said indebtedness, Regions run North 00 degrees 02 Trust, by instrument recordBank, having requested the minutes East a distance of ed in the office of the aforeundersigned Substituted 323.0 feet; thence North 63 said Chancery Clerk in Book degrees 07 minutes 1500 at Page 628 Instrument Trustee to execute the trust and sell said land and propWest a distance of 441.8 #272778; and erty in accordance with the feet, thence South 26 deWHEREAS, default having terms of said deed of trust for grees 53 minutes West a been made in the payments Place your classified line ad at the purpose of raising the distance of 100.00 to the of the indebtedness secured sums due thereunder, topoint of beginning of the by the said Deed of Trust, gether with attorney's fees, herein described a and the holder of said Deed Substituted Trustee's fees easement; from the point of of Trust, having requested SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEE'S beginning thence North 63 and expense of sale; the undersigned so to do, on Classified line ads are charged according to the NOTICE OF SALE NOW, THEREFORE, I, John degrees 07 minutes the 16th day of April, 2010, I number WHEREAS, on June 30, Jr.,of lines. For complete pricing West 200 feet to the East will during the lawful hours of C. Underwood, In the event of errors, please call the very first day 2000 Fred Johnson executed right of way line of Fisher Trustee, in said between 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 Substituted information contact a Classified Sales your ad appears. The Vicksburg Post will not be a certain Deed deed of trust, will on the 9th Ferry Road; thence p.m., at public outcry, offer Representative of Trust to Transcontinental 2010, offer fortoday at 601-636-SELL. day of April, South 26 degrees 53 for sale and will sell, at the responsible for more than one incorrect insertion. Title Trustee for GreenPoint minutes West along the East west front door of the Warren sale at public outcry for cash Credit, LLC, highest bidder, and expiration date ordered are right of way of Fisher Ferry County Courthouse at Vicks- to the Ads cancelled before beneficiary, which Deed of sell within legal hours (being Road, a distance of 52.57 burg, Mississippi, for cash to charged prevailing Trust was recorded in the theat hours of 11:00rate only for days actually run, between feet to a point; thence South the highest bidder, the foloffice of the Chancery P.M.) atcharge. the A.M.4and 63 degrees 07 lowing described land and No ad will be deliberately mis-classified. line4:00 minimum $8.28 minimum charge. Clerk of Warren County, Main front door of the County minutes East a distance of property situated in Warren The Vicksburg Post classified department is the Mississippi in Book 1217 at Courthouse at Vicksburg, 200.00 feet to a point; thence County, Mississippi, to-wit: Page 740; and, County of Warren, State of North 26 minutes sole judge of the proper classification for each ad. All that certain tract of parcel WHEREAS, Green Tree Mississippi, the following de53 minutes East a distance of land lying and being situServicing, LLC, successor in scribed property situated in of 52.57 feet to the point of ated in the County of Warinterest to the County of Warren, State beginning of the ren, State of Mississippi: All GreenPoint Credit, LLC the of Mississippi, to-wit: herein described; located in of Lot Ninety-Eight (98) of present owner of the Lot 26 of Broadhills Addition, the Northeast Quarter (NE Warrenton Heights indebtedness and holder of according to the map or plat 1/4) of Section 31, Subdivision, Part "A" of Part the above described Deed of Township 15 North, Range 4 of said Broadhills Addition Two, a plat whereof appears Trust, appointed Jeff D. which is of record in the East, Warren County, ENDING HOMELESSof record in Plat Book 2 at IN THE COUNTY COURT Rawlings in the place office of the Chancery Clerk Mississippi; NESS. WOMEN with chilPage 39 of the Warren OF WARREN COUNTY, and stead of Transcontinenof Warren County, INCLUDING THE dren or without are you in County, Mississippi Land MISSISSIPPI tal Title or any subsequently Mississippi, reference to FOLLOWING need of shelter? Mountain Record. RIVERVIEW appointed which is hereby made in aid MANUFACTURED HOME: of Faith Ministries/ WomFor title reference see Deed DEVELOPMENT substituted trustee, said 1994 General Augustine en's Restoration Shelter. recorded December 27, 1994 of this description COMPANY, LLC Substitution of Trustee being Serial No. 037689A/B WILL CONVEY only such I Certain restrictions apply, in Book 1030 Page 736. PLAINTIFF recorded in the title as is vested in me as I WILL CONVEY only such 601-661-8990. Life coachI will only convey such title VS. office of the Chancery Clerk Substituted Trustee. title as is vested in me as ing available by appointas is vested in me as NO. 10,0878-CO of said County by instrument Substituted Trustee. WITNESS MY SIGNATURE, ment. Substitute Trustee AARON DAVIS, or the no. 275585 in Book the 4th day of March, this WITNESS MY SIGNATURE, WITNESS MY SIGNATURE, unknown heirs 1506 at Page 131; and, 2010. this the 23rd day of March, this day March 23, 2010 Is the one you of Aaron Davis, EMMA J. WHEREAS, default having _______________ 2010 Emily Kaye Courteau DAVIS, or been made in the terms and John C. Underwood, Jr. _________________ Substitute Trustee love the unknown heirs of conditions of SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEE Jeff D. Rawlings, 2309 Oliver Road hurting you? Emma J. Davis, said Deed of Trust and the Control #10010028 Substituted Trustee for Monroe, LA 71201 R. L. CALVERT, WARREN Call entire debt secured thereby Publish: 3/19, 3/26, 4/2(3t) Green Tree Servicing, LLC (318) 330-9020 COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, having been declared Publish: 3/26, 4/2, 4/9, 4/16 cab/F09-2521 Haven House Family RICHARD SMITH, to be due and payable in (4t) Publish: 3/26, 4/2, 4/9(3t) Shelter DISTRICT ATTORNEY, accordance with the terms of JIM HOOD, ATTORNEY said Deed of Trust, 601-638-0555 or GENERAL OF THE STATE IN THE CHANCERY Don’t miss a day of Green Tree Servicing, LLC, SEQ CHAPTER \h \r 1IN 1-800-898-0860 OF COURT OF WARREN the legal holder of said inThe Vicksburg Post! THE CHANCERY COURT Services available to MISSISSIPPI AND ANY debtedness, having COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI WARREN COUNTY, OF Our ePost now AND ALL PERSONS women & children who are requested the undersigned IN THE MATTER OF THE HAVING MISSISSIPPI Substituted Trustee to exevictims of available! ESTATE OF OR CLAIMING AN cute the trust and sell IN THE MATTER OF THE domestic violence and/or GREGORY NEAL MASSEY, Call 601-636-4545 INTEREST IN AND TO THE said land and property in ac- DECEASED LAST WILL AND homeless: Shelter, counHEREINAFTER cordance with the terms of Circulation, for details! seling, group support. PROBATE NO. 2010-034PR TESTAMENT OF GEORGE DESCRIBED PROPERTY said Deed of Trust (Counseling available by EDNA SHERMAN, DEFENDANTS and for the purpose of raising NOTICE TO CREDITORS appt.) SUMMONS OF GREGORY NEAL DECEASED the sums due thereunder, Positions: Medical Records TO: AARON DAVIS, OR MASSEY together with EDNA JOYCE WAITES, ••Director of Rehab • Full-Time Chief Clinical Manager/Coder THE UNKNOWN HEIRS OF attorney's fees, trustee's fees NOTICE is hereby given that EXECUTRIX Services (Must PT, (BSNNurse Required) •Officer Registered AARON DAVIS, EMMA J. and expenses of sale. Letters of Administration in • Clinical Liaison be - RN PROBATE NO. 2010DAVIS, OR THE UNKNOWN NOW, THEREFORE, I, Jeff 3-5 yrs. Mgmt. exp.) the Estate of Gregory Neal •PRN RN -RNs, ICU experience • LPNs, 033PR • RN Nurse Manager HEIRS OF EMMA J. DAVIS, D. Rawlings, Substituted Massey were granted to the 18th Annual Vicksburg CNA’s • Full-time PT, PTA AND ANY AND ALL PERNOTICE TO CREDITORS Trustee in said undersigned by the Civil War Show SONS HAVING OR CLAIMDeed of Trust, will on the OF GEORGE EDNA Sign On Bonus For Clinical Full Time Positions! Chancery Court of Warren Battlefield Inn AN INTEREST IN AND ING 19th day of April, 2010, offer SHERMAN County, Mississippi, on the Sunday, April 10th TO THE HEREINAFTER ContactOur ourHuman Human Resources ResourcesDepartment Department TODAY TODAY for sale at public Contact is hereby given that NOTICE 9am-5pm Admission $2 16th day of March, 2010, DESCRIBED PROPERTY. outcry and sell within legal At (601) 883-3628 • Fax (601) 883-3069 At (601) 619-3628 • Fax (601) 619-3069 Letters Testamentary of the For Information Southside Lot 32, DB and all persons having hours (being between the 601-638-1195 664/436 PPIN 15870, Estate of George Edna SherOr hours of 11:00 a.m. claims against said estate Or email email your yourresume resumetotoAngela DebbieHunter Carsonatat Conveyed to the City of and 4:00 p.m.), at the Front man, Deceased, were grantare hereby notified and firstname.lastname@example.org BLACK MOUTH FREE email@example.com Vicksburg by the State of Door of the Warren County required to have same ed to the undersigned by the Cur/ Labrador mixed pupMississippi by Forfeited Tax Courthouse, located As a leader in the Long-Term Acute Care Hospital (LTACH) probated and registered by pies to good homes. 6 Chancery Court of Warren Land Patent Number 74618 at 1009 Cherry Street, industry, Promise Healthcare provides rewarding career the Clerk of said Court as weeks old, ready to go. County, Mississippi, on the filed in Book 1374 at Page Vicksburg, Mississippi to the opportunities, excellent benefits and a chance to have a key role required by law within ninety 756 of the Warren County, 16th day of March, 2010, and 601-529-3761. highest and best bidder as a vital part of a growing team. (90) days of the first date of Mississippi Land Records. for cash the following all persons having claims FREE KITTENS. GRAY publication hereon. Failure More particularly described described property situated 1111 North Frontage Rd., 2nd Floor, Vicksburg, MS 39180 against said estate are Tabby, 5 weeks old, ready as all of Lot 32 of Southside to do so will forever bar such in Warren County, State to go! Perfect Easter gift. Equal Opportunity Employer hereby notified and required Subdivision of the City of of Mississippi, to-wit: claims. 601-629-4371. to have the same probated Vicksburg, Warren County, PARCEL 1: Begin at the WITNESS MY SIGNATURE Mississippi, as per plat and registered by the Clerk Southeast (SE) corner of this the 23rd day of FREE TO GOOD HOME! recorded in Book 116 at Northeast Quarter (NE 1/4) of said Court as required by March, 2010. Female Cat, 2 years old, Page 41 of the Record of of the Northeast Quarter (NE /s/ William M. Massey law within ninety (90) days of spade and de-clawed. 601Deeds of Warren County, 1/4) of Section 31, Township 831-2978 or 601-636-3907. the date hereof. Failure to WILLIAM M. MASSEY Mississippi. 15 North, Range 4 do so will forever bar You have been made East, Warren County, Missis- Publish: 3/26, 4/2, 4/9(3t) FREE TO GOOD HOME! Defendant in the lawsuit filed such claims. sippi: thence run North 00 Labradors, black, 3 months in this Court by Riverside degrees 02 minutes my signature this, WITNESS one female, one male, old, Development Company, East a distance of 323.0 feet; Substitute Trustee's shots and wormed. Call the 23rd day of March, Notice of Sale LLC, Plaintiff, whose address thence North 63 degrees 07 601-415-9501. 2010. STATE OF MISSISSIPPI is P. O. Box 821238, minutes West a COUNTY OF Warren Vicksburg, MS 39182. /s/ Edna Joyce Waites distance of 441.8 feet; FREE TO GOOD HOMES! WHEREAS, on the 5th day The Complaint filed against thence continue North 63 EDNA JOYCE WAITES German Shepherd mix. of January, 2007 and you has initiated a civil action degrees 07 minutes West a be 40-50 pounds Will Publish: 3/26, 4/2, 4/9(3t) acknowledged on the 5th seeking the confirmation of distance of 200.00 feet to a when grown, very smart of January, 2007, Ned H day title to the above described point on the east right of way dogs! 601-629-4371. Jones, Jr. & Valencia R property. Defendants other line of Fisher SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEE'S Jones, married, executed than you in this action are: Ferry Road, as now laid out KEEP UP WITH all the loNOTICE OF SALE and delivered a certain Deed WHEREAS, on February 14, None. and in use, and being the cal news and sales...SubTrust unto Dennis F of You are required to mail or point of beginning of scribe to The Vicksburg 2008, Lovejoy G. Walker, Hardiman of Bristol County, hand deliver a written rethe herein described parcel; Post TODAY!! Call 601unmarried, executed a deed RI, Trustee for Mortgage sponse to the Complaint filed from the point of beginning; 636-4545, Circulation. of trust to Angie Dellinger, Registration Electronic against you in this action to thence South 26 trustee for the benefit of ReSystems, Inc., Beneficiary, William M. Bost, Jr., Attorney TAX REFUND TIME is degrees 53 minutes West a gions Bank, which deed of to secure an indebtedness for Plaintiff, whose post ofnear! Fast IRS Electronic distance of 100.0 feet; trust is recorded in Deed of fice address is 1221 Grove Filing, let WWISCAA do it! thence South 63 degrees 07 therein described, which Trust Book 1695 at Page Deed of Trust is recorded in Street, Vicksburg, MS FREE! Begins Tuesday, minutes East a distance of 561 in the office of the the office of the Chancery 39183. January 19, 2010, Monday100 feet; thence North 26 Chancery Clerk of the Clerk of Warren County, YOUR RESPONSE MUST Friday, 10am-6pm, Saturdegrees 53 minutes East County of Warren, State of Mississippi in Book 1633 at BE MAILED OR days by appointment 9ama distance of 100.00 feet; Mississippi; and Page 670 Instrument DELIVERED NOT LATER 1pm. Call 601-638-2474, thence North 63 degrees 07 WHEREAS, the aforesaid, #242091; and THAN THIRTY DAYS 2022 Cherry Street. minutes West a Regions Bank, the holder of AFTER THE 2nd DAY OF distance of 100.00 feet to the WHEREAS, on the 16th day said deed of trust and the of September, 2009, APRIL 2010 WHICH IS THE point of beginning of the note secured thereby, Mortgage Electronic DATE OF THE FIRST herein described substituted John C. UnderPUBLICATION OF THIS property; and containing 0.23 Registration Systems, Inc., wood, Jr., as Trustee therein, assigned said Deed of Trust SUMMONS. IF YOUR acres of land, more or less, as authorized by the terms There was an error in the printing of this schedule on Sunday unto BAC Home Loans RESPONSE IS NOT SO located in the thereof, by instrument dated “Credit problems? Servicing, LP fka CountryMAILED OR DELIVERED, A Northeast Quarter (NE 1/4) February 4, 2010 and March 28th. The Vicksburg Post apologizes for any No problem!” wide Home Loans Servicing JUDGMENT BY DEFAULT of Section 31, Township 15 recorded in the office of the No way. The Federal inconvenience this may have caused. LP, by instrument recorded WILL BE ENTERED North, Range 4 East, aforesaid Chancery Clerk in Trade Commission says in the office of the aforesaid AGAINST YOU FOR THE Warren County, Mississippi. Book 1506 at Page 312; and no company can legally Chancery Clerk in Book MONEY OR OTHER REACCESS EASEMENT: BeWHEREAS, default having remove accurate and timely 1500 at Page 614 Instrument been made in the terms and LIEF DEMANDED IN THE gin at the Southeast (SE) information from your credit #272757; and COMPLAINT. corner of the Northeast conditions of said deed of report. Learn about managWHEREAS, on the 16th day You must also file the Quarter trust and the entire debt seing credit and debt at of September, 2009, the original of your Response (NE 1/4) of the Northeast cured thereby, having been ftc.gov/credit Holder of said Deed of Trust with the Clerk of this Court Quarter (NE 1/4) of Section declared to be due and A message from substituted and appointed within a reasonable time 31, Township 15 North, payable in accordance with The Vicksburg Post Emily Kaye Courteau as afterward. Range 4 East, Warren the terms of said deed of and the FTC. Trustee in said Deed of Issued under my hand and County, Mississippi; thence trust, and the legal holder of Trust, by instrument recordthe seal of said Court, this run North 00 degrees 02 said indebtedness, Regions ed in the office of the aforethe 29th day of March 2010. Center For minutes East a distance of Bank, having requested the said Chancery Clerk in Book SHELLY ASHLEY 323.0 feet; thence North 63 undersigned Substituted Pregnancy Choices 1500 at Page 628 Instrument Trustee to execute the trust PALMERTREE degrees 07 minutes Free Pregnancy Tests #272778; and CIRCUIT CLERK West a distance of 441.8 and sell said land and prop(non-medical facility) WHEREAS, default having BY: /s/ Kelly Stevens, D.C. feet, thence South 26 deerty in accordance with the · Education on All been made in the payments (Seal) grees 53 minutes West a terms of said deed of trust for Options of the indebtedness secured Publish: 4/2, 4/9, 4/16(3t) distance of 100.00 to the Teachers, stay-at-home the purpose of raising the by the said Deed of Trust, · Confidential Counpoint of beginning of the sums due thereunder, toparents, college students, and the holder of said Deed seling herein described a gether with attorney's fees, of Trust, having requested easement; from the point of Substituted Trustee's fees Call 601-638-2778 nurses. . . they’re all SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEE'S the undersigned so to do, on beginning thence North 63 and expense of sale; for appt NOTICE OF SALE the 16th day of April, 2010, I delivering the newspaper degrees 07 minutes NOW, THEREFORE, I, John WHEREAS, on June 30, www.vicksburgpregnanwill during the lawful hours of C. Underwood, Jr., West 200 feet to the East 2000 Fred Johnson executed in their spare time and cy.com between 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 right of way line of Fisher Substituted Trustee, in said a certain Deed p.m., at public outcry, offer Ferry Road; thence deed of trust, will on the 9th earning extra income! of Trust to Transcontinental for sale and will sell, at the South 26 degrees 53 day of April, 2010, offer for Title Trustee for GreenPoint west front door of the Warren It’s easy - and it’s a great minutes West along the East sale at public outcry for cash Credit, LLC, EMERGENCY County Courthouse at Vicksright of way of Fisher Ferry to the highest bidder, and way to earn extra cash. beneficiary, which Deed of burg, Mississippi, for cash to Road, a distance of 52.57 CA$H sell within legal hours (being Trust was recorded in the the highest bidder, the folfeet to a point; thence South between the hours of 11:00 office of the Chancery BORROW $100.00 lowing described land and 63 degrees 07 A.M. and 4:00 P.M.) at the Clerk of Warren County, property situated in Warren PAYBACK $105.00 minutes East a distance of Main front door of the County Mississippi in Book 1217 at 200.00 feet to a point; thence County, Mississippi, to-wit: Courthouse at Vicksburg, BEST DEAL IN TOWN Page 740; and, To join All that certain tract of parcel North 26 minutes County of Warren, State of WHEREAS, Green Tree VALID CHECKING of land lying and being situ53 minutes East a distance Mississippi, the following deThe Vicksburg Post Servicing, LLC, successor in ated in the County of WarACCOUNT REQUIRED of 52.57 feet to the point of scribed property situated in interest to ren, State of Mississippi: All newspaper team beginning of the the County of Warren, State FOR DETAILS CALL GreenPoint Credit, LLC the of Lot Ninety-Eight (98) of herein described; located in of Mississippi, to-wit: you must be present owner of the 601-638-7000 Warrenton Heights the Northeast Quarter (NE Lot 26 of Broadhills Addition, indebtedness and holder of Subdivision, Part "A" of Part dependable, have 1/4) of Section 31, according to the map or plat 9 TO 5 MON.- FRI. the above described Deed of Township 15 North, Range 4 Two, a plat whereof appears of said Broadhills Addition Trust, appointed Jeff D. insurance, reliable of record in Plat Book 2 at East, Warren County, which is of record in the Rawlings in the place Page 39 of the Warren Mississippi; transportation, and office of the Chancery Clerk and stead of TranscontinenCounty, Mississippi Land INCLUDING THE of Warren County, tal Title or any subsequently be available to deliver Record. FOLLOWING Mississippi, reference to appointed For title reference see Deed MANUFACTURED HOME: which is hereby made in aid afternoons Monday substituted trustee, said recorded December 27, 1994 of this description 1994 General Augustine Substitution of Trustee being in Book 1030 Page 736. Friday and early Serial No. 037689A/B I WILL CONVEY only such recorded in the I will only convey such title I WILL CONVEY only such title as is vested in me as mornings Saturday office of the Chancery Clerk as is vested in me as title as is vested in me as Substituted Trustee. of said County by instrument Substitute Trustee and Sunday. Substituted Trustee. WITNESS MY SIGNATURE, no. 275585 in Book WITNESS MY SIGNATURE, this the 4th day of March, WITNESS MY SIGNATURE, 1506 at Page 131; and, this day March 23, 2010 this the 23rd day of March, 2010. WHEREAS, default having Emily Kaye Courteau 2010 _______________ been made in the terms and Substitute Trustee _________________ John C. Underwood, Jr. conditions of 2309 Oliver Road Jeff D. Rawlings, SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEE said Deed of Trust and the Monroe, LA 71201 Substituted Trustee for Control #10010028 entire debt secured thereby (318) 330-9020 Green Tree Servicing, LLC Publish: 3/19, 3/26, 4/2(3t) having been declared
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LOST! SMALL BLACK PUG. Missing from the 3700 block of Halls Ferry, went missing March 26, has limp in left rear leg, partially blind. 601831-5638.
07. Help Wanted â€œACEâ€? Truck Driver Training With a Difference Job Placement Asst. Day, Night & Refresher Classes Get on the Road NOW! Call 1-888-430-4223 MS Prop. Lic. 77#C124 ADVERTISING SALES CONSULTANT Looking for a new challenge in Advertising Sales? Apply now- This position won't last! In this role you will have an account list to look after and manage. You will work with clients to find creative and unique advertising solutions for their businesses. You will be responsible for generating revenue and achieving your goals. You will have a selection of clients to service; you will identify their needs and build stronger relationships with them. You will also spend time building new relationships and finding new business opportunities. Ideally you will have experience selling business to business. Any advertising or marketing or sales experience that you have will also be advantageous. You must be intelligent, customer focused, and a strong team player. Must have a good driving record with dependable transportation and auto insurance. The successful candidate will be rewarded with an above industry base salary, plus commission. Send resumes to Dept. 3713, The Vicksburg Post, P.O. Box 821668, Vicksburg, MS 39182. CAMELLIA HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE RN full or part-time, opening to join our hospice team. Also, seeks on-call hospice RN (flexible schedules available). Call 601-9329066 or fax resume to 601-933-0811 CDL DRIVER. 5 years experience, clear record. No phone calls. Apply in person at Keys Recycling Center 4385 Highway 61 North. CONFEDERATE RIDGE APARTMENTS now accepting applications for Certified HVAC maintenance person. Experience is a must! Call 601-638-0102, for information. GENERAL LABORERS and Cutters needed. No phone calls. Apply in person at Keys Recycling Center 4385 Highway 61 North.
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INVACARE MODEL 5000IIVC fully electronic hospital bed, $1500. Invacare Model 9000SL wheelchair, $200. 601-5295314. SMITH & WESSON Victory Model .38 Caliber, good condition, $275. Ruger Mini 30 with many accessories, $700. 601-638-7706.
THE PET SHOP â€œVicksburgâ€™s Pet Boutiqueâ€? Bring Your Best Friend to our NEW LOCATION, 3508 South Washington Street Not so far, just 1 mile south of Belmont St. Same Great Pet Merchandise, Just More Room!
LOOKING FOR A Federal or Postal Job? What looks like the ticket to a secure job might be a scam. For information call The Federal Trade Commission, toll free 1-877-FTC-HELP, or visit www.ftc.gov. A message from The Vicksburg Post and the FTC.
MALTIPOOS. MALE AND female, will be small, $350. 318-341-7697.
DRG Fayette Dialysis has an immediate opening for a full-time RN position. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and a sign-on bonus. Current Mississippi RN license required and Dialysis experience preferred. Contact Wanda Page at 601-488-6347 or 769-798-9969
Resumes are being accepted for a Full-Time Kindergarten/ Daycare Director. MS Health Dept. qualifications. Send resume to P.O. Box 820772, Vicksburg, MS 39182. Deadline to apply is May 3rd, 2010.
Cheapest Prices in Town
SEEKING CERTIFIED Public Accountants CPA for MY Hospitality Services LLC, local hotel and motel management company. Position is salary based and requires applicant to reside in Vicksburg and work out of local office. Send resumes to: Dept 3720 The Vicksburg Post P.O Box 821668 Vicksburg MS 39182
SOCIAL WORKER MONDAY - FRIDAY 8:00-4:30 We offer Blue Cross/Blue Shield medical insurance, PTO & 401K-Plan for full time employees Apply in Person at: Shady Lawn Health and Rehabilitation 60 Shady Lawn Place M-F 8:30am-4:30pm EOE TRIUMPH CHURCH HAS immediate opening in the Nursery Department. 2 Sundays per month and special events. Call Melinda, 601636-5282, Monday- Thursday, 8am-5pm.
11. Business Opportunities Need Additional Income? Be Your Own Boss Immediately earn $800-$1300 for only $99 investment Call Margie at Naleka Pewterware
LOCAL TANNING SALON for sale, 10 years in business, good income. For more information, call 601-218-2300.
14. Pets & Livestock AKC REGISTERED Labrador Retrievers for sale! Born February 18th, will be ready for new home on April 1st. (4) Chocolate males, (1) Black male and female. $250 each. Call 318-282-2156 if interested.
Crawfish Cooking Every Sunday
19. Garage & Yard Sales
LOOKING FOR A great value? Subscribe to The Vicksburg Post, 601-6364545, ask for Circulation.
107 ROBINHOOD DRIVE, Saturday 7am-12 Noon. Proceeds to benefit Paws Rescue.
17. Wanted To Buy
110 SKYLINE DRIVE. Saturday 7am-12 noon. Mirrors, Hampton Bay Tiffany chandeliers, clothes, fashion jewelry, home dĂŠcor, more.
WE HAUL OFF old appliances, lawn mowers, hot water heaters, junk and abandoned cars, trucks, vans, etcetera. 601-940-5075, if no answer, please leave message.
18. Miscellaneous For Sale 1977 FORD F-600, Bucket Truck. 50 foot working height, good condition. Great electrical company or tree cutter. Must sell. 601-301-1946. 2- 48 INCH walk-behind Exmark mowers. Turf tracer, hydro. $1800 each. 601415-2224.
117 STARLIGHT DRIVE. Enchanted Hills, Saturday 7am-11am. No early birds. Shoes, 50 -$1 per pair. Name brand purses, $1- $3 each. Clothes, 50 -$1. Furniture, home dĂŠcor, bedding, computer equipment, etcetera. 1225 WARRIORS TRAIL. Wednesday through Sunday 8am- until. Prom dresses, new condition. Antique glassware, dresser, clothing (sizes 4, 6, 10, 12, ladies, some junior, assorted). Gas heater, too much to list. 601415-6454 for information. 2600 CLAY STREET, the old T.D.'s Tires building. Friday and Saturday 6am-until. Furniture, appliances, pots and pans, children's Fall clothes and shoes and more! 3120 MT. ALBAN Road, Saturday, 6am-12 noon, household items, comforters, clothes, appliances. 317 PLEASANT VALLEY, Saturday 6am-2pm. Comforters, clothing, household items, much more.
3216 Washington Large shipment of designer handbags & wallets.Children & adult name brand shoes. Brenda Love.
415 GARDEN GROVE, Saturday, 7am-12 noon, 3 family yard sale! Furniture, baby clothes, adult clothes size 0-16, toys, household items.
7 HORSE POWER Troybilt Tiller. Excellent condition, $600. 601-636-7634 Monday- Friday.
4808 HALLS FERRY ROAD, Saturday 9am-2pm. Baby items, household items, clothing (newborn to 4X large), odds and ends. Multi-family sale.
ANTIQUE SOLID WOOD cherry bedroom suite. 2 twin beds with mattresses, dresser, nightstand. $700, negotiable. 601-529-2920.
6003 INDIANA AVENUE. Thursday-Saturday, 8am-until. Oak Roll Top desk, Oak coffee table, DVD's, house wares, lots of miscellaneous!
CAPTAIN JACK'S SHRIMP, headless, frozen. Frog legs. Crawfish. Alligator. Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 1901 North Frontage Road. 601-638-7001.
609 LOCUST STREET yard sale! Friday 2pm-6pm, Saturday 7am-Noon. Multifamily, antiques, women clothing, girl's size 4-6, Motown albums and much more.
724 LAKE FOREST DRIVE. Saturday 7am-12 Noon. Boys clothes, furniture, etcetera.
HITACHI 65 INCH big screen T.V. with HD. Asking $700. 601-218-6653.
READ THE CLASSIFIEDS daily!
SPRING CLEANING ON your list? Let us do the work for you! Quality Cleaning, painting, power washing. Free estimates, 601-2149805.
What's going on in Vicksburg this weekend? Read The Vicksburg Post! For convenient home delivery call 601-636-4545, ask for circulation.
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21. Boats, Fishing Supplies 2006 BAYLINER SKI Boat. 4.0 Mercruiser, many accessories, excellent condition. $13,000. 601-2181714. What's going on in Vicksburg this weekend? Read The Vicksburg Post! For convenient home delivery, call 601-636-4545, ask for circulation.
24. Business Services
BLESS TO BE a blessing! Back by popular demand! Huge Pantry and yard sale, 314 Pleasant Valley. Many great buys! Friday and Saturday, 9am-12 noon. HUGE REMODELING/ GARAGE sale, 704 Belmont Street, Saturday, 7am, window air conditioning unit, ceramic tile, light fixtures, burglar bars, vanity, lamps, gifts, holiday and decorative items, lots of kitchenware, linens, books, frames, clothes, miscellaneous.
Classified Advertising really brings big results!
MEMORIAL DAY IS APPROACHING AND THE VICKSBURG POST WOULD LIKE TO OFFER YOU THE CHANCE TO JOIN US IN PAYING HOMAGE TO OUR BRAVE MEN AND WOMEN WHO FIGHT OVERSEAS FOR OUR FREEDOMS AND THE FREEDOMS OF OTHERS. INCLUDE YOUR SOLDIER IN THIS SPECIAL TRIBUTE PAGE. $18 PER PICTURE. CALL CLASSIFIEDS FOR DETAILS - 601-636-7355 (SELL).
NO FAULT DIVORCE - $350 SPEAK DIRECTLY TO AN ATTORNEY
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CLEANUP TIME! WILL remove junk and etcetera. 601-218-7839, leave message.
3 BEDROOM APARTMENTS. New carpet, paint, washer/ dryer hookups. $525- $550. 601-631-0805. APARTMENTS FOR RENT. 1, 2 and 3 bedrooms available. Autumn Oaks. 601636-0447.
FAMILY ATMOSPHERE Newly remodeled 2 and 3 bedrooms. Paid cable, water and trash.Washer, dryer and microwave included. $0 deposit. Call 601-415-8735 or 601-638-5587
CORPORATE APARTMENT. Fully furnished. $800 monthly, utilities, weekly cleaning, off street parking. 601-661-9747.
1 bedroom apartments, $400. 2 bedroom townhouse, new paint/ carpet, $500, $300 deposit. 601-631-0805.
SPRING INTO SAVINGS at
CONFEDERATE RIDGE 780 Highway 61 North
Call for Details, 601-638-0102
24. Business Services
Classifieds Really Work!
to Fine Restaurants, Shops, Churches, Banks & Casinos
âœŚ From $495.00 âœŚ Secure High-Rise Building â€˘ Off Street Parking â€˘ 9 1/2 Foot Ceilings â€˘ Beautiful River Views â€˘ Senior Discounts â€˘
Classic Elegance in Modern Surroundings
Commodore Apartments 1, 2 & 3 Bedrooms 605 Cain Ridge Rd. Vicksburg, MS 39180
28. Furnished Apartments
GOODWIN FLOOR FINISHING. Install, sand, refinish hardwood floors, 98 percent dust free, commercial equipment used. Free estimates. 601-636-4128, 601529-1457.
Grass cutting, general yard clean up, erosion and drainage repair. Call 601-630-7085
No Utility Deposit Required
â€˘ Downtown Convenience
CENTRAL HEAT/ AIR, cable, convenient location. Deposit $200. 601-529-7146, leave message.
29. Unfurnished Apartments
LOGUE LAWN & DIRT SERVICES
â€˘ 1 & 2 Bedroom Studios & Efficiencies â€˘ Utilities Paid
27. Rooms For Rent
DIRT AND GRAVEL hauled. 8 yard truck. 601638-6740.
GRASS CUTTING SERVICE. Hedges, pruning, flower bed cleaning, planting, mulching, gutters, pressure washing, general yard cleanup. Call 601-218-4415.
Spring Move-In Special
801 Clay Street â€˘ Vicksburg
YOU ARE PAYING TOO MUCH FOR LAWN SERVICE. Will beat any price, guaranteed. 601-218-4236.
NEWLY RENOVATED. Completely furnished corporate apartment. All utilities provided including cable and internet. Laundry room, courtyard, security entrance. Great location. $750 - $900 month. 601-415-9027, 601-638-4386.
D&D Tree Cutting, Trimming & Lawn Care For Free Estimates, call â€œBig Jamesâ€? at 601-218-7782.
29. Unfurnished Apartments
1, 2 AND 3 BEDROOM APARTMENTS, downtown. $400 to $650 monthly, deposit required. 601-638-1746.
TAKING APPLICATIONS!! On a newly remodeled 3 bedroom, $450. Refrigerator and stove furnished. $200 deposit. Call 601-634-8290
1 BEDROOM WITH kitchen and bathroom, utilities furnished. 601-5299804.
30. Houses For Rent Vicksburgâ€™s Most Convenient Luxury Apartments! â€˘ Cable Furnished! â€˘ High Speed Internet Access Available! 601-636-0503 2160 S. Frontage Rd. Vicksburg, MS 39180
BEAUTIFUL LAKESIDE LIVING
111 BROOKWOOD DRIVE. 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, large den, formal areas, breakfast room. $1400 monthly, deposit required. 601-618-0911. Totsiew@aol.com 2517 OAK STREET. 2 bedrooms, all appliances, off street parking, storage building. $650 monthly, deposit required. 504-400-6758. 3 BEDROOMS, 2 BATHS 2300 square feet, remodeled, 3 car carport. $900 monthly, $900 deposit, references required. Serious inquiries only. 601-301-0878. 3/ 4 BEDROOMSRent $1,100 and Up! â€˘ 721 National. 732-768-5743.
Voted #1 Apartments in the 2009 Readerâ€™s Choice
â€˘ 1, 2 & 3 Bedroom Apts. â€˘ Beautifully Landscaped â€˘ Lake Surrounds Community
â€˘ Pool â€˘ Fireplace â€˘ Spacious Floor Plans 601-629-6300 www.thelandingsvicksburg.com
501 Fairways Drive Vicksburg
CLEAN 2 BEDROOMS, 1 bath. Wood floors, appliances, $650 monthly, 3321 Drummond. 601-415-9191.
24. Business Services
COMPLETELY FURNISHED, 1 bedroom cottage. Laundry room, kitchen, living room and bath. Hi-Def DRTV. Inground pool available. All utilities furnished. Off Nailor Road, 4 miles out of town. References required. 601529-1827.
CALL 601-636-SELL AND PLACE YOUR CLASSIFIED AD TODAY.
24. Business Services
BUSINESS & SERVICE DIRECTORY Score A Bullseye With One Of These Businesses! â€˘ Glass
Quality Service at Competitive Prices #1 Windshield Repair & Replacement
Vans â€˘ Cars â€˘ Trucks â€˘Insurance Claims Welcomeâ€˘
AUTO â€˘ HOME â€˘ BUSINESS Jason Barnes â€˘ 601-661-0900
We accept VISA
We are General Contractors, specializing in all types of carpentry.
Jon Ross 601-638-7932
PATRIOTIC â€˘ FLAGS â€˘ BANNERS â€˘ BUMPER STICKERS â€˘ YARD SIGNS
Show Your Colors! Post Plaza
601-631-0400 CABINETS, ADDITIONS, METAL ROOFS, 1601 N. Frontage Rd. VINYL SIDING, PATIO DECKS, Vicksburg, MS 39180 DOZER & EXCAVATOR WORK, SEPTIC SYSTEMS, â€˘ Dirt LawnServices Care LOT CLEAN UP Services LICENSED
Dirt For Vicksburg Fred Clark Heavy Clay, 610, Clay Gravel, Fill Dirt Trackhoe, Dozer, Box Blade, Demolition Work Driveways: Repair, Form & Finish House Pads: Concrete, Clearing & Grubbing Licensed & Bonded â€˘ Construction
Framing, Remodeling, Cabinets, Flooring, Roofing & Vinyl Siding State Licensed & Bonded
RESIDENTIAL/COMMERCIAL New Construction & Remodeling
Haul Clay, Gravel, Dirt, Rock & Sand All Types of Dozer Work Land Clearing â€˘ Demolition Site Development & Preparation Excavation Crane Rental â€˘ Mud Jacking
â€˘ Bulldozer & Construction CONSTRUCTION CO., INC. 601-636-4813 State Board of Contractors Approved & Bonded
600 Jackson St, Vicksburg
FOR THE BEST prices on furniture at 7059 Fisher Ferry Road, Sandy's 3 Way Convenience Store and Deli, factory direct furniture corner of Fisher Ferry and Jeff Davis Road. 601-6368429.
THE VAULT, 1510 Clay Street, Suit Sale! Friday, 10am-4pm. 601-636-2704.
FOR LESS THAN 45 cents per day, have The Vicksburg Post delivered to your home. Only $14 per month, 7 day delivery. Call 601-636-4545, Circulation Department.
River City Lawn Care You grow it - we mow it! Affordable and professional. Lawn and landscape maintenance. Cut, bag, trim, edge. 601-529-6168.
2008 POLARIS 500 HO 4x4. Like new, only 7 hours. $5500. 601-618-6716.
POOL TABLE IN good condition needed for Church Youth Group. 601-2184191.
85 LAWLAND ROAD, off Jeff Davis Road. Friday, 1pm-6pm, Saturday, 7am4pm, summer clothesbaby's, lady's plus size, household items, much more Call 601-629-9873.
Live Crawfish $2.25/ lb
1 FOREST HILL CIRCLE. Thursday, Friday, Saturday until Noon. Drum set, bar stools, chairs, Game Cube.
CASH PAID FOR COINS, war relics, antique books and collectibles. Call 601618-2727.
24. Business Services
20 gauge Montefeltro Super 90 Benelli. Made in Italy. 2 Âž or 3 inch shells. Call 601-636-0158.
Foster a Homeless Pet!
19. Garage & Yard Sales
Fresh Seafood, Fresh Sack Oysters,
06. Lost & Found FEMALE BROWN POODLE. Enchanted Hills/ Wisconsin Avenue. 601-397-8660.
Call the Shelter for more information. HAVE A HEART, SPAY OR NEUTER YOUR PETS! Look for us on www.petfinder.com
18. Miscellaneous For Sale
â€˘ BONDED â€˘ INSURED
DWAYNE ROY 601-415-6997 JOSHUA ROY 601-831-0558
McLaughlin Construction & Remodeling Serving Vicksburg since 1989. MS State licensed. New construction, additions, custom cabinets, flooring, siding, roofing & decks. Free estimates! 601-831-2073 or 601-638-0927
WE ACCEPT MOST MAJOR CREDIT CARDS .
e y r 601-301-1773
403 Silver Creek Drive Vicksburg, MS 39180 firstname.lastname@example.org
SPEEDIPRINT & OFFICE SUPPLY
â€˘ Business Cards â€˘ Letterhead â€˘ Envelopes â€˘ Invoices â€˘ Work Orders â€˘ Invitations (601) 638-2900 Fax (601) 636-6711 1601-C North Frontage Rd Vicksburg, MS 39180
River City Landscaping, LLC
â€˘ Dozer / Trackhoe Work Dump Truck â€˘ Bush Hogging Box Blade â€˘ Demolition Lawn Maintenance Deliver Dirtâ€˘Gravelâ€˘Sandâ€˘Rock Res. & Com. â€˘ Lic. & Ins. Robert Keyes, Jr. (Owner) 601-529-0894
â€˘ Lawn HandyMan Care Services
RIVER CITY HANDYMAN Joe Rangel - Owner 601.636.7843 â€˘ 601.529.5400
Beat The Heat Sale! Get a jump on summer by taking advantage of our BeatTheHeatSale. You can lower your utility bill as much as 30-35%. Call today and start saving.
From small repair projects to home upgrades...Weâ€™re not satisfied until You are. Call today for your Free Estimate!
Hit The Bullseye By Advertising Daily With The Business And Service Directory Aim for the coverage and receive the most for your advertising dollars in the Vicksburg area!
All Business & Service Directory Ads MUST BE PAID IN ADVANCE !
Call today about our special long term ad runs available in the Business Directory. We offer specials from 3 months to 12 months at a great price deal ! â€˘ CLASSIFIEDS â€˘ 601-636-7355 â€˘ www.vicksburgpost.com â€˘
Friday, April 2, 2010
30. Houses For Rent
34. Houses For Sale
3 BEDROOM, 2 bath house. $800 monthly, $800 deposit. 601-636-9591. LOS COLINAS. SMALL 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath Cottage. Close in, nice. $795 monthly. 601-831-4506.
32. Mobile Homes For Sale 121 IMPALA. 4 bedrooms, 2 baths. All offers will be considered! Ward Real Estate, 601-634-6898. 16X80. IN GOOD shape, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths. Setup $15,900. Darren, 228-6693505. 32X80. NEW APPLIANCES, fireplace, big tub, 2 living rooms. Setup with air conditioning, $39,900. Darren, 228-669-3505. FIRE DAMAGED DOUBLE WIDE. 535 HALL Road, Highway 61 South. 3 bedroom, 2 bath. $8,000 or best offer. 303587-0687 or 601-218-6492. I BUY USED homes! All makes and models. Big payoff, no need to apply! Darren, 228-669-3505. KEEP UP WITH ALL THE LOCAL NEWS AND SALES... SUBSCRIBE TO THE VICKSBURG POST TODAY! CALL 601-636-4545, ASK FOR CIRCULATION. LAND/ HOME DEALS! 3 left in Pearl, 1 in Florence, and 1 in Vicksburg area. No credit needed! Darren, 228669-3505.
33. Commercial Property I-20 AREA, INDIVIDUAL office suites, conference room, kitchen, lobby and reception area. Starting at $300 including utilities. Call 601-218-9631.
34. Houses For Sale
Ask Us. Candy Francisco FHA & VA Mortgage Originator Conventional ! Construction Mortgage ! First-time Loans Homebuyers ! !
34. Houses For Sale
34. Houses For Sale
4022 HIGHWAY 27. Owner financing, 15 percent down. 3 bedroom, 2 bath new home. Ward Real Estate 601-6346898.
HOME FOR SALE. Cary, Ms, adorable 3 bedroom, 2 bath home, 1200 square feet, front/ back porches. 662-907-0619.
Open Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5:30pm
601-634-8928 2170 S. I-20 Frontage Rd.
Licensed in MS and LA
Jones & Upchurch Real Estate Agency
1803 Clay Street www.jonesandupchurch.com
McMillin Real Estate
Judy Uzzle.................601-994-4663 Mary D. Barnes.........601-966-1665 Stacie Bowers-Griffin...601-218-9134 Rip Hoxie, Land Pro....601-260-9149 Jill Waring Upchurch....601-906-5012 Carla Watson...............601-415-4179 Andrea Upchurch.......601-831-6490
Big River Realty Rely on over 19 years of experience in Real Estate.
DAVID A. BREWER 601-631-0065
600 Blossom Lane 3 BR, 2 BA home with inground pool & large workshop.
HELP!!! My property listings in this ad keep selling! I need MORE LISTINGS! Give me a call to discuss putting your property on the market and IN THIS AD.
Bigriverhomes.com Move-In Ready-1 mile from Warren Central, 4 BR/2BA, fresh paint, updated throughout, new wood laminate floors, new carpet, new ceramic floors and countertops in kitchen & baths, 12x20 wired workshop, 1 acre lot on cul-de-sac. For appointment, 601-415-3022.
29. Unfurnished Apartments
601-636-6490 Kay Odom..........601-638-2443 Kay Hobson.......601-638-8512 Jake Strait...........601-218-1258 Bob Gordon........601-831-0135 Tony Jordan........601-630-6461 Alex Monsour.....601-415-7274 Jay Hobson..........601-456-1318 Kai Mason...........601-218-5623 Daryl Hollingsworth..601-415-5549 Sybil Caraway....601-218-2869 Catherine Roy....601-831-5790
Rick McAllister..601-218-1150 Mincer Minor.....601-529-0893 Jim Hobson.........601-415-0211
REAL ESTATE, INC
601-636-0502 Eagle Lake 3 lots, shop & greenhouse, septic, utilities, community pier and boat launch, water view. $49,500 Sullivan Cove
29. Unfurnished Apartments
COME CHECK US OUT TODAY YOU’LL WANT TO MAKE YOUR HOME HERE Great Location, Hard-Working Staff
40. Cars & Trucks
39. Motorcycles, Bicycles 2009 HARLEY DAVIDSON Night Ride Special. $16,000. 601-629-9947, 601-415-6269.
40. Cars & Trucks 1958 FORD FAIRLANE 500. 2 door hard top, 352 engine, automatic transmission, restoration started, have all parts. $3000. 601830-0833, 601-630-8434. 1988 HONDA PRELUDE SI, 5 speed, JDM engine, $1500 or best offer. Call 601-994-3332. 1992 FORD F-250 7.5 diesel, new transmission. $2000 or best offer. Call 601-636-5894. 1993 S-10 PICKUP with camper top. V6, 5-speed, new tires. $1400. 601-8300833, 601-630-8434. 1998 MERCURY LESABRE, selling body. Green. $650. Call 601-218-1051.
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40. Cars & Trucks
40. Cars & Trucks
40. Cars & Trucks
40. Cars & Trucks
1999 NISSAN MAXIMA, wrecked, new tires, sold as is. Best offer. 601-618-9297 or 601-636-7623.
2009 CHEVROLET COBALT LT. $13,995. Call Vicksburg Toyota at 601636-2855.
2010 MERCEDES-BENZ GLK 350. 11,000 miles. $39,500. Perfect condition. Pearl white. 601-218-1732
2000 TOYOTA AVALON XLS. Clean, one owner, great for student. 84,000 miles. $10,995. 601-400-7292
2009 CHEVROLET COBALT LT. $13,995. Call Vicksburg Toyota at 601636-2855.
BOTTOM LINE AUTO SALES We finance! Corner of Fisher Ferry Road and Jeff Davis Road. 601-529-1195.
Call 601-636-SELL to sell your Car or Truck!
2000 VOLVO S-40. $5,995. Call Vicksburg Toyota at 601-636-2855. 2002 FORD F250 Extended cab, 4x4 Off Road. Loaded, leather, 7.3 Power Stroke diesel. Excellent condition. $10,750. 601218-1941. 2008 HONDA ACCORD LXP. Stock #600181TA. $17,995. Call Vicksburg Toyota at 601-636-2855. 2008 NISSAN ALTIMA 2.5S Coupe. $16,995. Call Vicksburg Toyota at 601636-2855.
601-638-7831 • 201 Berryman Rd
GOOD Credit BAD Credit NO Credit Gary has cars, Trucks SUV's for everyone Regardless of Credit Gary's Cars For Less 3524 Hwy 61 S 601-883-9995 Get Pre-Approved www.garyscfl.com
2008 TOYOTA PRIUS. Stock# 600135A. $16,995. Call Vicksburg Toyota at 601-636-2855.
OVERSTOCKED WITH TRUCKS. Need another chance? 2002 Dodge Ram ½ ton, short wheel base, 80,000 miles, nice! No credit needed- Only $1500 down! 601-634-0320. River City Auto Sales.
29. Unfurnished Apartments
29. Unfurnished Apartments
Bradford Ridge Apartments Live in a Quality Built Apartment for LESS! All brick, concrete floors and double walls provide excellent soundproofing, security, and safety.
29. Unfurnished Apartments
29. Unfurnished Apartments
Classifieds Really Work!
29. Unfurnished Apartments
MAGNOLIA MANOR APARTMENTS FOR ELDERLY & DISABLED CITIZENS! • Rent Based On Income
3515 MANOR DRIVE VICKSBURG, MS
Toll Free 1-866-238-8861 EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY
AUDUBON PLACE For those adults who like a safe community setting with the best neighbors in Vicksburg. Discount for Senior Citizens available
415-3333 • 638-1102 • 636-1455
601-638-1102 * 601-415-3333
Call Bette Paul Warner, 601 218 1800. www.lakehouse.com McMillin Real Estate
2150 South Frontage Road
WOW! 65 PINE HAVEN Lane. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths appliances included, 2½ acres. 1761 square feet. $146,000. 601-994-3414.
The Vicksburg Post
1, 2, & 3 bedrooms and townhomes available immediately. and
VICKSBURGS NEWEST, AND A WELL MAINTAINED FAVORTIE. EACH WITH SPACIOUS FLOOR PLANS AND SOPHISTICATED AMENITIES.
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SHAMROCK A PA RT M E N T S Be the first to live in one of our New Apartments! Available January 1st 2010 SUPERIOR QUALITY, CUSTOM OAK CABINETS, EXTRA LARGE MASTER BEDROOM, & WASHER / DRYER HOOKUPS SAFE!!! ALL UNITS HAVE AUTOMATIC SPRINKLER SYSTEM
SENIOR CITIZEN DISCOUNT
601-661-0765 • 601-415-3333