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DEATHS • Betty Waring Aden • Ellen Watts Graham • Johnny Lee McKay • Harriet Brice Sims • Josie Price Smith

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Eric Williams leads the American Wind Symphony Orchestra as up to 1,000 listened to the music at the City Front Monday night.

By hook or by crook, orchestra plays on 1,000 take seats at City Front By Steve Sanoski ssanoski@vicksburgpost.com

U.S. frigate Chesapeake 1813: The mortally wounded commander of the U.S. frigate Chesapeake, Capt. James Lawrence, says, “Don’t give up the ship” during a losing battle with a British frigate, the HMS Shannon, during the War of 1812. 1943: A civilian flight from Portugal to England is shot down by the Germans during World War II, killing all 17 people aboard, including actor Leslie Howard.

Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band 1967: The Beatles release their album, “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.” 1980: Cable News Network makes its debut.

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Voters were reported to be few and far between when polls opened in Vicksburg and Warren County for today’s Republican primary for Mississippi’s 2nd Congressional District seat. The timing of primary day in the state — falling the day after Memorial Day — and virtually no advertisWarren County ing by the polls are open three men until 7 tonight. vying to run against U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., was a common theme from poll managers this morning. Culkin precinct, the county’s largest and reliably Republican, had just 12 voters in the first 45 minutes, poll manager Bill Collins said. “There hasn’t been a whole lot of interest,” Collins said. “Also, Bennie’s had a lock on this for so long.” Thompson, 62 and in office 17 years, is unopposed in the Democratic primary and is assured a place in the Nov. 2 general election for a ninth full term. He chairs the House Homeland Security Committee. The three Republicans on today’s ballot — George Bailey, Richard Cook and Bill Marcy — have run low-budget to no-budget campaigns. A runoff election will be June 22 if no candidate receives a majority of votes. Poll workers had ample time to finish off their breakfasts at Car-

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Despite having no conductor and no barge from which to play, the 39-piece American Wind Symphony Orchestra performed for a City Front audience of about 1,000 Monday evening as the sun set over the Yazoo Diversion Canal. The orchestra normally plays on a custom-built, 195-foot barge complete with lights and sound system, but the swift currents of the bloated Mississippi River drastically slowed the barge — including its captain and orchestra conductor, Robert Boudreau — and left it somewhere around Baton Rouge for the 7 p.m. start of the show. “I got a call Sunday evening saying the barge might not make it in time, and we started calling people right away to try to make the adjustments,” said Larry Gawronski, who helped coordinate the Memorial Day concert and is executive director of the company managing the convention center and auditorium. “We were determined to have this concert, and a lot of people really had to step up at the last minute to make it happen.” Along with the conductor, the barge was also carrying a number of large tympani and bass drums, a glockenspiel and music stands necessary for the show. The college students from across the United States, China, Japan and See Events, Page A7.

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Members of the 412th Engineer Command prepare for a 21-gun salute during an annual wreath-laying ceremony for veterans at the National Cemetery in the Vicksburg National Military Park Monday.

BP shares fall after latest try to cap well fails By The Associated Press PORT FOURCHON, La. — BP lost billions more in market value today when shares fell steeply in the first trading day since the company failed to plug the worst oil spill Mississippi in U.S. history, beaches clear, as investors but tourists few realized the best chance to stop the leak was months away and there was no end in sight to the cleanup. As hurricane season began on the fragile Gulf Coast, BP settled in for the longterm. With the ambitious “top kill” abandoned over the weekend, BP’s hope to stanch the leak lies with two relief wells that won’t be finished until at least August. The company is, however, trying another temporary fix to contain the oil and siphon it to the

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19 read 4,350 books to champion AR quest By David Hopper dhopper@vicksburgpost.com A second-grade class at Dana Road Elementary has raced to the finish line for the academic year. Teacher Kimberly Rhodman expected her students to read at least one book each, but the 19 students read a combined 4,350 books — with a few reading more than 400 — to make them the 2010 Accelerated Reader Champs. “They sort of took off without me,” Rhodman said during a reception Thursday to recognize the class. “I didn’t know it would

blow up like this. My goal was to get them excited about reading.” The 9,000-student consolidated district finished the school year Friday. Parental encouragement was critical, Rhodman said. “I’ve never had this much parent participation and that’s key,” she said. Students could read a book or have someone read it to them, Rhodman said. One of the top readers in the class, Jerron Williams, son of Yak-

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Keon Williams, 7, the son of Chris Williams and Annie Flowers, heads to the front of the class to receive his Accelerated Reader award.


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that person walks in the door,” Nichols said. “It makes the Vicksburg experience a pleasant one.” After “smile lessons” and other sessions, participants will tour the city. “We want everyone to refamiliarize themselves with the beautiful town of Vicksburg,” said Annette Kirklin, SCHF executive director. Christi Kilroy, executive director of the local Chamber of Commerce, says the Academy hosted a tourism session in Natchez last year. The town, about an hour south of Vicksburg, also boasts antebellum homes and river

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Boil Water Culkin About 100 Culkin Water District customers from Dan Hall Road, including Ballground Road, to the end of Mississippi 3 are asked to boil drinking and cooking water vigoursly for two minutes.

A Vicksburg man who was stabbed twice early Friday morning was treated and released from River Region Medical Center, hospital spokesman Allen Karel said, and a woman who was charged in the attack was jailed this morning. Henry Lyons, 29, 125 Drake Road, was cut on his right arm and stabbed in his left thigh, Vicksburg police Lt. Bobby Stewart said. Police found Lyons at 1628 Crawford St., the home of Jennifer Linear, 19, who left before officials arrived, Stewart said. Linear was arrested this morning at the Relax Inn, 1313 Walnut St., and charged with her second offense of aggravated domestic violence, Stewart said. Linear was being held at the Issaquena County Jail without bond pending an initial appearance in court.

Two teens accused in house burglary Two Vicksburg teens were accused Sunday in a break-in and theft from a home in the 100 block of Alcorn Drive. Jemarcus Curry, 18, 3505 N. Washington St., is charged with taking $324, a PlayStation 3, a Compaq laptop and three PlayStation games from the home in a report filed at 2:03 p.m., Vicksburg

police Lt. Bobby Stewart said. Curry was arrested at 3:45 p.m. after police saw him at Alcorn and Athens Circle carrying the items, Stewart said. He was in the Warren County Jail this morning without bond pending an initial appearance in court. The second teen, who is 15, was released to his parents and information about him was withheld because of his age, Stewart said.

City man jailed in shooting on Grove A Vicksburg man was arrested Monday for a shooting reported on Sunday night. Tyron Terrell Turner, 20, 2820 E. Main St., is accused of firing shots from a Ford Expedition into a 2001 Ford Mustang and a house at 1215 Grove St. at 11:29 p.m. Sunday, Vicksburg police Lt. Bobby Stewart said. Turner, who had been taken to police headquarters for questioning Monday afternoon, was charged there at 3:58 p.m. with shooting into an occupied dwelling, shooting into a vehicle and attempted aggravated assault, Stewart said. He was in the Warren County Jail on a $75,000 bond. No one was reported injured.

Louisiana teen boy drowns in Toledo Bend Reservoir MANY — A Ville Platte teenager who was visiting with friends in Sabine Parish over the Memorial Day holiday drowned in the Toledo Bend Reservoir, authorities said. Sabine Parish Deputy Coroner Ron Rivers said 19-yearold Corey Soileau went under water Monday evening while he and others were swimming in a cove near a friend’s lakeside home. Rivers said that Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries agents found Soileau’s body in about 6 feet of water.

2 killed when vehicle goes over railing LAPLACE — A Florida couple died when their motor coach went over a guardrail where Interstate 55 and Interstate 10 meet near Laplace, Louisiana State Police said. Trooper Bryan Zeringue said the accident happened around 9:45 a.m. Monday. Zeringue identified the vic-

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BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS tims as 72-year-old Joseph P. Ridgedell and 68-yearold Felisa B. Mullins, both of Cantonment, Fla. The vehicle dropped an estimated 100 feet into swampy land below. Zeringue said speed and alcohol are not suspected as factors, in the crash, however, toxicology results are pending.

34 lose jobs at NSU to budget cuts NATCHITOCHES — State budget cuts have led Northwestern State University to send pink slips to 26 full-time employees and eight parttime employees. The terminations will take effect July 1, the start of the new fiscal year. The job cuts are part of NSU’s continuing efforts to offset about $9.7 million in state budget cuts over the past 18 months and projected future reductions.


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No oily beaches, but spill threatens tourism By Holbrook Mohr The Associated Press BILOXI — Paul Dawa and friend Ezekial Momgeri spent Memorial Day on Biloxi beach, sipping Coronas after a night at the Hard Rock Casino. Both men, originally from Kenya, drove from Memphis for the holiday weekend, which kicks off the summer tourist season on white-sand beaches and a string of flashy casinos. It’s easy to get the perception from news coverage that oil is everywhere, said Momgeri, a 37-year-old business analyst. “We talked about it and we decided to come down and see for ourselves. There’s no oil here,” Momgeri said. The men were chased off the beach, but not by oil. Instead, a seasonal storm dumped rain and spit lightning. “We kind of figured that not too many people would be here (because of the oil spill) and we could get good deals,” said Dawa, 36, also a business analyst. They came to the right place for bargains. Though some tar balls have been found on Mississippi beaches and barrier islands, major oil deposits from the illfated Deepwater Horizon have not reached the shore. Still, the perception that it has soiled

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Hentzel Ucles, his wife, Christina Ucles, and their two sons, Benjamin, 3, second from left and Mathias, 2, enjoy the beach Monday in Biloxi. white sands and fishing areas threatens to cripple tourism, said Linda Hornsby, executive director of the Mississippi Hotel and Lodging Association “It’s not here. It may never be here. It’s costing a lot of money to counter that perception,” Hornsby said. “First it was cancelations, but that evolved to a decrease in calls and there’s no way to measure that.” She estimates hotels are taking a 50 percent hit from usual business, thanks to the spill. To fight back, they are lowering rates and offering other incentives to lure wary tourists at a time of year when business usually booms. Some hotels are

offering a $75 gas card to attract regional travelers. Charter boats, restaurants and other businesses in the hospitality industry also are being pinched. “Most charter boat captains would be getting one to two calls a day this time of year. I talked to one who said he hasn’t had a call since the middle of May,” Hornsby said. “And they’re catching tons of fish.” Bob Taylor owns a bar and several restaurants on the Mississippi coast. Business is down and the prospect it may be August before the leak is plugged is frightening. “It could be nothing but nega-

tive. BP has agreed to do some advertising for the coast, but I’m not sure how much good it will do,” Taylor said. Rick Carter, co-owner of Island View Casino Resort in Gulfport, issued a statement saying businesses are “watching and waiting to see what the final outcome of this situation will be.” “We know a healthy Gulf means a healthy economy for our fishing and hospitality industries, which are longtime financial lifelines for the Mississippi Gulf Coast,” Carter said. Hentzel Yucles of Gulfport, who hung out on the beach with his wife and sons, said there just aren’t as many people enjoying the beaches these days. “Before the spill, even on a Monday or Tuesday, there would be more people here,” he said, pointing down the beach. “Now look around, there’s only one or two families on a mile stretch. It’s sad.” Yucles and his family sat in their car to wait out a passing shower. Then went back to the beach. He said the companies responsible need to quit “pointing fingers” and find a way to stop the oil that is gushing from 5,000 feet below the surface some 50 miles off the Louisiana coast. The Deepwater Horizon, operated by BP, exploded April 20 and sank two days later.

Woman, 29, shot do death in Bogue Chitto BOGUE CHITTO — Lincoln County sheriff’s deputies are investigating the shooting death of a Bogue Chitto woman. Sheriff Steve Rushing said 29-year-old Mariah Barron was found in the front yard of her home by her husband Luke Barron about 12:38 a.m. Sunday. No charges have been filed in the case, pending an autopsy and tests from the Mississippi State Crime Lab on evidence including a shotgun collected at the scene.

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BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS alcohol played a part in Sunday’s boating accident that left two boaters dead on the Ross Barnett Reservoir. Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks officials said that the fatalities occurred when one boat ran into another in a curve on the river and then ran onto the embankment on the upper river area above Ratliffs Ferry. Authorities said 60-year-old Mikeal Hardy of DeKalb and 48-year-old Roger Gibson of Carthage were killed when another boat rammed into their boat. Investigators said the pilot of the other boat is believed to

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Court dismisses greenhouse gases suit JACKSON — A federal appeals court has dismissed an appeal of lawsuit that alleged that greenhouse gas emissions from energy and chemical companies contributed to global warming, caused sea levels to rise and added to the intensity of Hurricane Katrina. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled May 28 that it didn’t have a quorum — or majority — of judges available to hear the appeal after many of them recused

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THE VICKSBURG POST

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Founded by John G. Cashman in 1883 Louis P. Cashman III, Editor & Publisher • Issued by Vicksburg Printing & Publishing Inc., Louis P. Cashman III, President Charlie Mitchell, executive editor | E-mail: post@vicksburg.com | Tel: 601.636.4545 ext 132 | Letters to the editor: post@vicksburg.com or The Vicksburg Post, P.O. Box, 821668, Vicksburg, MS 39182

JACK VIX SAYS: Can it really be June?

OLD POST FILES 120 YEARS AGO: 1890 Jessie Garrety returns from Natchez. • Charles Shaw returns from Oregon.

110 YEARS AGO: 1900 Cleo Mae Boni dies. • James Conklin, riverman and pilot, is quite ill.

100 YEARS AGO: 1910 Student Night at All Saints is a big success. • Ben Moore, popular mail clerk, is back on the run between New Orleans and Vicksburg.

90 YEARS AGO: 1920 Theresa Coccaro, cashier at the Alamo Theatre, returns from a visit to Elmwood. • Dr. Rowland speaks on good citizenship at All Saints.

80 YEARS AGO: 1930 Sol Marz of this city and Alice Rose Levi are married in Greenville. • George Waggner of Memphis is visiting here.

70 YEARS AGO: 1940 “German Planes Bomb Paris” reads a headline in the Vicksburg Evening Post. • R.E. Selby, county superintendent of education, is commencement speaker at All Saints.

60 YEARS AGO: 1950 Standing room only was the scene at Carr Central auditorium when Amanda Swett’s dancing pupils put on a first-class production titled, “Kicks and Tricks of 1950.” • A group of 25 happy campers return to Vicksburg after a two-day Junior Tri-Hi-Y Camp at Mondamin YMCA camp for girls and boys.

OUR OPINION

‘Necessary’

50 YEARS AGO: 1960 Larry Wilkins dies. • Services are held for Mrs. Ella Whiting. • Gordon Scott stars in “Tarzan and the Lost Safari” at the Joy Theatre. • Vicksburg Lodge 1581, Loyal Order of Moose, celebrates its 10th anniversary here.

Limits of Constitution ignored once again Seven Supreme Court justices have cut one of the few remaining strings tying the exercise of congressional power to its constitutional enumeration. In a 7-2 decision in United States v. Comstock, the court upheld the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006, which empowers federal officials to order the indefinite civil commitment of “sexually dangerous” people who have completed their federal prison sentences. The majority ruled that Congress had the authority under the Constitution’s Necessary and Proper Clause, which grants it the power “to make all laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into execution the foregoing powers, and all other powers vested by this Constitution in the government of the United States.” Like the Commerce Clause, the Necessary and Proper Clause over the years has been stretched thin and produced similar distortions. The Necessary and Proper Clause comes at the end of Article I, Section 8, and its key word is “foregoing.” It refers to the previously enumerated powers granted to Congress. The list is long, but specific. Unfortunately,

it often has been ignored by Congress and the courts, who are transfixed by the idea that anything lawmakers deem “necessary and proper” is fair game. James Madison said the clause “only extended to the enumerated powers. Should Congress attempt to extend it to any power not enumerated, it would not be warranted by the clause.” Well, Madison has been dead a long time, and such quaint sentiments have been buried with him. The majority of justices in Comstock accepted the federal government’s argument that the 2006 law was “necessary and proper” to operating the federal prison system. That’s not an enumerated power, but is itself a “necessary and proper” execution of Congress’ constitutional authority to enforce federal criminal laws. That’s reasonable elasticity. Comstock stretches it to the breaking point. Incarcerating people beyond their prison sentences is not a function of maintaining a court system, nor does their release interfere with the execution of enumerated powers. This is legislating via six degrees of constitutional separation. And the court has provided room for a seventh or more.

Justice Samuel Alito reluctantly concurred with the majority, but expressed concern about the “ambiguity of the standard” the court applied to the Necessary and Proper Clause. Nevertheless, Alito believed that because it is in the public’s interest to detain sexual deviants, Congress is authorized to act. In his dissent, Justice Clarence Thomas (joined by Justice Antonin Scalia) properly responds, “the Constitution does not vest in Congress the authority to protect society from every bad act that might befall it.” He correctly points out that “the power to care for the mentally ill and ... to protect the community from some mentally ill persons, are among the numerous powers that remain with the States.” If sexual offenders are not to be trusted upon release from prison, then the solution is for states to impose lifelong sentences for those crimes. Comstock usurps that power from the states and federalizes a punishment without appropriate constitutional authorization. That sets a precedent for Congress to further extend its already fearsome reach.

40 YEARS AGO: 1970 Mr. and Mrs. Harold Wagner announce the birth of a son, Craig Harold, on May 3. • Mrs. Effie C. Bradley dies. • Services are held for Sam Bennett.

30 YEARS AGO: 1980 Earl Lundy is named member of the month by the VicksburgWarren County Chamber of Commerce for work in heading the financial campaign for the new office to be built on Mission 66. • Annie Jo Evans, Rolling Fork resident, retires from the Bank of Anguilla with 20 years of service. • Chad Michael Monsour celebrates his first birthday.

20 YEARS AGO: 1990 The bodies of two crewmen with Ole Man River Towing Company, missing for five days, are recovered. • Rosie Tucker and Richard Gaines announce the birth of a daughter, Rosalind Nichelle, on May 2. • Patrick and Kelly Decker announce the birth of a daughter, Chelsea Marie.

10 YEARS AGO: 2000 Anthony L. and Tracey Vanessa Lane are the parents of a son, Anthony Levell Lane Jr., born May 22. • Garry L. Promise joins the U.S. Army under the delayed enlistment program. • Warren Junior Principal Charles Tolliver is honored as the Middle Level State Principal of the Year by the National Association of Secondary Principals.

VOICE YOUR OPINION Letters to the editor are published under the following guidelines: Expressions from readers on topics of current or general interest are welcomed. • Letters must be original, not copies or letters sent to others, and must include the name, address and signature of the writer. • Letters must avoid defamatory or abusive statements. • Preference will be given to typed letters of 300 or fewer words. • The Vicksburg Post does not print anonymous letters and reserves the right to edit all letters submitted. • Letters in the column do not represent the views of The Vicksburg Post.

MODERATELY CONFUSED by Bill Stahler

Pace of executions could be picking up speed The three longest serving inmates on Mississippi’s death row have been there a combined 88 years. Logic would suggest they’d be next in line for execution, but they’re probably not. Richard Jordan (33 years), William Wiley (28 years) and James Billiot (27 years) have appeals pending in the federal courts, and their cases could be tied up another year or two. The recent executions of Paul Everette Woodward and Gerald James Holland have prompted Attorney General Jim Hood and Corrections Commissioner Christopher Epps to say as many as three more death sentences could be carried out this year. Epps said his staff at the Parchman penitentiary can handle the job, particularly with the first back-to-back executions over two days in nearly 50 years. “We’re making sure we have everything ready, so when the order comes ... we’ll be able to carry out the law,” Epps said. Epps said he believes time is run-

JACK

ELLIOTT JR.

Attorney General Jim Hood and Corrections Commissioner Christopher Epps say as many as three more death sentences could be carried out this year.

ning out for many on death row. Hood anticipates the executions of Joseph Burns and Frederick Bell this year. The identity of the third inmate possibly to be executed is unclear. Hood’s office said there are 11 appeals pending in the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans. “We just don’t know when or which case will be decided next,” said Jan Schaefer, spokeswoman for Hood’s office. Burns has an appeal pending before the U.S. Supreme Court, and Hood expects justices to reject it by June

30. Then, Hood said, an execution could be set for late July or early August. A three-judge panel of the 5th Circuit denied Bell a new trial last summer. Bell has requested a hearing before the full 5th Circuit; that motion is pending. “Our presumption is if the 5th Circuit denies something soon, we can get to the Supreme Court. While it’s often hard to predict how long they will take ... if it is on an average pace we should know something by the fall on Bell,” Hood said. Burns, now 42, was sentenced to

death in Lee County in 1996. He was convicted in the 1994 robbery and murder of a motel clerk. Bell, now 38, was convicted of the 1991 murder of a grocery store clerk. He was sentenced to death in Grenada County in 1993. “They’ve run every rabbit trail they can,” Hood said of Burns and Bell. Mississippi has not executed more than two inmates in any year since 1961, when five were put to death, according to records at the Department of Corrections. In Texas, 450 convicted murderers have been executed in the last 25 years. Mississippi has executed 43 since March 1955, including Holland and Woodward. Marcie Walker of Wiggins — sister of 15-year-old Krystal King of Gulfport, who was killed by Holland — witnessed Holland’s execution. She told reporters the state shouldn’t let people sit on death row for years: “Mississippi should be like Texas and put in an express lane.” In 1997, Mississippi Gov. Kirk Fordice told a newly formed criminal jus-

tice study group that the state lets prisoners linger on death row too long. “Texas executed two in one day again the other day. Arkansas has done the same thing,” Fordice said. “Both of those states are continually working down their inventory on death row, and ours continues to grow.” Hood said the situation has improved since federal law was changed during the Bill Clinton administration to allow death penalty cases to be expedited if the state can show it has provided competent defense. He said the Mississippi Supreme Court has taken steps to prod trial judges to act more quickly on post conviction claims in death row cases. •

Jack Elliott Jr. lives near Jackson and covers Mississippi for The Associate Press.


Tuesday, June 1, 2010

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Oil Continued from Page A1. surface by sawing through the leaking pipe and putting a cap over the spill. The cleanup, relief wells and temporary fixes were being watched closely by President Barack Obama’s administration. Obama planned to meet for the first time today with the co-chairmen of an independent commission investigating the spill, while Attorney General Eric Holder was headed to the Gulf Coast to meet with state attorneys general. Obama’s energy czar, Carol Browner, said she doesn’t want to guess the prospects for success on BP’s containment cap. Interviewed on a morning television show, Browner said, “I don’t want to put odds on it. ... We want to get this thing contained.” Browner also said she’s concerned about the effect the hurricane season, which began today, could have on ending the environmental crisis. To accommodate more than 500 workers hired to clean up the worst oil spill in U.S. history, BP and several subcontractors have set up floating hotels, or “flotels,” made up of steel boxes resembling oversized shipping containers and stacked atop barges. At Port Fourchon, the oil industry’s hub on the Gulf, a flotel there is the only way to station workers in a massive shipyard surrounded by ecologically sensitive marshes and beaches. “There are no permanent residents here on the port,” said Dennis Link, a manager from a BP refinery who’s handling logistics at the 1,300-acre site that’s easily accessible by ship, but reachable on land only by a state road that snakes through the bayous. On Monday afternoon, the living quarters on the flotel sat empty. Generators pumped in cool air and powered the lights, and at the foot of each bunk sat a towel, washcloth and individually wrapped bar of soap. If necessary, four tents on dry land nearby can house 500 more workers. Workers will likely be trucked in on the two-lane state road.

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South America who make up the orchestra travel by highway, and had their meals and hotel nights donated by local casinos. “I called (Superintendent) Dr. (James) Price at about 10 in the morning (on Monday), and he immediately started getting the instruments and stands lined up from Warren Central and Vicksburg high schools,” said Gawronski. Without their barge, the orchestra set up at the far north end of City Front as tug boats slowly idled by on the canal and hundreds of people began setting up lawn chairs in the shade of the trees next to the water. They played to an appreciative crowd for about 90 minutes, closing out with a rendition of The Village People’s “Y.M.C.A.” Shortly after, the sun disappeared behind the tree line. “It’s really something to see the top of the barge open up as we begin to play,” said Ross Erickson of Milwaukee, a percussionist in the orchestra and Indiana University student. “We’re all really sorry that Vicksburg won’t get to see it. It’s frustrating.” The orchestra’s monthlong tour of the Gulf of Mexico and Mississippi River has been frustrating due to the BP oil spill and high river, Erickson said. The Vicksburg show was put together a week ago after the river’s high currents forced the conductor to pull out of a Memorial Day show on the river in Natchez. The orchestra will cut the tour a few shows short after playing in Memphis later this week. Gawronski said he was busy

helping the orchestra bus find a place to get a flat fixed this morning, while Smith Towing Company was at the river to meet the barge and help it to the orchestra’s Memphis gig. “We knew how much the people of Vicksburg have done to bring us here on short notice, and we knew we just had to do whatever it took to play this show,” Erickson said. The Mississippi River measured 42.4 feet this morning, a fall of 0.2 feet. It topped out here last week at 42.8 feet — just below flood stage of 43 feet at the city — and is on a slow retreat. The American Wind Symphony Orchestra is in its 53rd season. Its founder and conductor, 83-yearold Robert Austin Boudreau auditions students for the summer concert series from colleges around the country each year and presents the barge shows from rivers across the country. It was the first show the orchestra had played in Vicksburg since the 1960s. “After the show, everyone was urging me to get them to come back next year, but they’ll be on some other river,” Gawronski said. “This was really a once-ina-lifetime opportunity, and it was great to see this community pull together to make it a success despite all the challenges.” Monday’s evening concert was the culmination of Memorial Day activities in the city. Veterans organizations paraded through downtown and later placed a wreath at the National Cemetery in the Vicksburg National Military Park.

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penters Union Hall and at the Elks Lodge precinct, usually places where early-bird voters come out for every election. None had showed up by about 7:45 a.m. at either U.S. 61 South precinct. “It just wasn’t publicized enough,” Kathy Osborn said, waiting for the day’s first voters at the hall, home of the Jett precinct. “Usually, there’s a few people who come early before they do anything else,” Elks manager Carolyn Dedmond said, also awaiting the first ballot. The three primary candidates have run for office previously. Cook, 51, a Jackson middle school teacher, lost to Thompson in the 2008 general election. Marcy, 64, a Meridian resident and former Chicago police officer, ran

unsuccessfully the past two years for state House and Senate seats and for mayor in his east Mississippi hometown. Bailey, 65, a Texas-born minister who lives in Clinton, ran for the GOP nod for governor in New Mexico in 2006. The district covers all or part of 23 counties, from Tunica to Jefferson along the Mississippi River. It also includes most of Jackson and stretches to Attala County on its eastern boundary. Registered voters in Warren County total 30,306 heading into today’s primary, a drop of 18 percent since 2008. Statewide registration stood at just more than 1.8 million, a 5 percent drop since the most recent presidential election cycle. Circuit Court judges M.

James Chaney and Isadore Patrick and Chancellor Vicki Roach Barnes drew no opposition and are uncontested for election in November. Warren County voters will have one contested judicial race on the November ballot, State Court of Appeals District 2. Incumbent Judge Tyree Irving faces Vicksburg attorney Ceola James. Voters are also casting primary ballots in Mississippi’s three other congressional districts today. Most closely watched is District 1 where three Republicans are vying to face one-term incumbent Democrat Travis Childers and several independent and minor party candidates in November.

Reading ing because he wanted to read more books.” Accelerated Reader is a software assessment program used in elementary schools throughout the country. Students read AR-approved books, then take computer-based tests on them. Dana Road Elementary librarian Tiffany Brantley said the incentive

program is effective in increasing student reading comprehension. “We take something called the Star Reading Test at the beginning, middle and end of the year,” he said. “The classes that participate in AR see a great increase in the scores.”

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Betty Waring Aden Betty Waring Aden died Thursday, May 27, 2010, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital in Houston, Texas. She was 83. Born in Vicksburg, she was the daughter of the late Daniel Pierson Waring Sr. and Katherine Dornbusch Waring and the widow of William Bernard “Bunny” Aden Sr. Mrs. Aden was a graduate of Carr Central High School and attended the University of Mississippi, where she was a member of Chi Omega sorority. She was an enthusiastic and passionate golfer, always motivating others to play to the best of their ability. Mrs. Aden was the mentor of numerous golfers from the age of 15 to 70-plus. She will long be remembered for her three Holes in One and other golfing achievements. Mrs. Aden was an affectionate and loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and aunt. She was a Vicksburg Ladies Golf Association Champion, a Warren County Golf Champion, a member of the Mississippi Women’s Golf Association and the Southern Women’s Golf Association. Mrs. Aden was a member of The Church of the Holy Trinity, Episcopal. She is survived by three daughters, Allison Ameen and her husband, George, of Vicksburg, Kathy O’Neill and her husband, Brien, of Port Ludlow, Wash., and Elise A. Smith and her husband, Glenn, of Brandon; one son, William B. Aden Jr. and his wife, Lynn, of Vicksburg; six grandchildren, Amanda Wong, Rachael Clark, Christopher Neill, Sarah Neill, Eric Smith and Candice Landers; five great-grandchildren, Aden Clark, Kathryn Wong, Allie Wong, Ella Neill and Hunter Landers; three sisters, Katherine “Sis” Silver of Greenwood, Mary Frances Denton of Jackson and Nancy Redmond and her husband, Tom, of Tampa, Fla.; three brothers, D.P. Waring Jr. and his wife, Lee, and Jimmy Waring and his wife, Ida, all of Vicksburg, and Albert Waring and his wife, Laura, of Alexandria, La.; and numerous nieces

and nephews. She was predeceased by a brother, Bobby Waring. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at The Church of the Holy Trinity, Episcopal. Visitation will be at Riles Funeral Home from 5 until 7 tonight and at the church from 10 a.m. Wednesday until the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Church of the Holy Trinity, Episcopal, 900 South St., Vicksburg, MS 39180; the Betty Aden Memorial Garden Fund, 159 Woodlands Glen Circle, Brandon, MS 39047; or to PAWS Rescue, P.O. Box 13, Redwood, MS 39156.

Ellen Watts Graham INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Ellen Watts Graham died Wednesday, May 26, 2010, in Indianapolis, Ind. She was 85. Mrs. Graham was born in Lorman to Theresa Perkins Watts Foster and George Watts. She attended Jefferson County Schools and was a former member of East Mount Olive M.B. Church. In 1957, she moved to Indianapolis where she was a member and served on the mother’s board at Gold Bell M.B. Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Ellen Graham Epperson; and a son, Johnny N. Graham. Survivors include three daughters, Theresa Henderson of Vicksburg, Albertine Primer of Canton and Barbara Jennings of Indianapolis; two sons, Vance Graham Jr. and Floyd Graham, both of Indianapolis; one brother, Booker T. Foster of Port Gibson; and grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other relatives, including members of the Bailey, Carr, Dorsey, Graham and Howard families. Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Greater St. Mark M.B. Church, 5502 East 38th St. in Indianapolis, with the Rev. Willie Mack officiating. Williams & Bluitt Funeral Home of Indianapolis, 317923-2381, has charge of arrangements.

Vicksburg and had lived in Washington for the past 50 years. He was a member of Messiah Baptist Church. He retired from the federal government. Dillon-Chisley Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Harriet Brice Sims Harriet Brice Sims of Vicksburg died Sunday, May 30, 2010, at her son’s home in West Monroe, La. She was 81. Mrs. Sims was born in Delhi, La., the daughter of Bruce P. Brice and Mary Pennebaker Brice. She grew up in Mississippi, moving to Vicksburg where her husband was employed and raising their two children here. She was employed by The Vicksburg Post initially as switchboard operator and was continuously promoted, retiring as administration manager. She was a member of Hawkins United Methodist Church. Mrs. Sims was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Eulle M. “Buddy” Sims; and her daughter, Cheryl Sims. She is survived by her son, Russell “Rusty” Sims and his wife, Cheryl, of West Monroe; three grandchildren, Kelli, John and Mollie Sims of West Monroe; a brother, Fred Brice and his wife, Sally, of Springfield, Mo.; and several nieces and nephews.

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Josie Price Smith Josie Price Smith died Friday, May 28, 2010, at Promise Specialty Hospital. She was 97. Mrs. Smith was a member of Gibson Memorial United Methodist Church, where she was a Sunday school teacher. She was the first woman delegate elected from the Mississippi Conference to the 1972 General Conference of the United Methodist Church and was later elected to lead the Mississippi Delegation to the General Conference. She served as a Miss Mississippi Pageant hostess for

50 years. She was preceded in death by her parents, Colbert Price and Naomi Jackson Price; her husband, Marshall Smith; a daughter, Carolyn Campbell; two brothers, William Percy Price and Jack Price; and a sister, Mary LaBelle Weaver. Survivors include a brother, Don Price of Utica; three grandchildren; four greatgrandchildren; and other relatives. Services were at 11 a.m. today at Gibson Memorial United Methodist Church. Burial followed at Cedar Hill Cemetery under the direction of Frank J. Fisher Funeral Home. Pallbearers were Wayne Thornton, John O’Bannon, Sam Smith, Ben Shaw, Hilary Westbrook, Marvin Anderson, Donald Oakes and Lucius Dabney. Honorary pallbearers were Bill Curtis, Dr. Bill Pierce and Jim Gragg. Memorials may be made to Gibson Memorial United Methodist Church, 335 Oak Ridge Road, Vicksburg, MS 39183.

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Visitation will be this evening from 5 until 7 at Frank J. Fisher Funeral Home. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with burial to follow at Green Acres Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Bill Stanford, Keith Renfroe, Lane Mason, A.J. “Buddy” Holliday, Charles Ainsworth, Pat Cashman, Charlie Mitchell and Roy Boone. Honorary pallbearers will be Ray Herrington and members of the Hawkins United Methodist Church Crusaders Sunday School Class.

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Almanac Highs and Lows High/past 24 hours............. 91º Low/past 24 hours............... 71º Average temperature......... 81º Normal this date................... 76º Record low..............52º in 1889 Record high............96º in 1998 Rainfall Recorded at the Vicksburg Water Plant Past 24 hours......................None This month..............2.70 inches Total/year.............. 17.34 inches Normal/month......0.14 inches Normal/year........ 26.97 inches Solunar table Most active times for fish and wildlife Wednesday: A.M. Active..........................10:19 A.M. Most active................. 4:08 P.M. Active...........................10:40 P.M. Most active.................. 4:29 Sunrise/sunset Sunset today........................ 8:04 Sunset tomorrow............... 8:05 Sunrise tomorrow.............. 5:57

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Supreme Court: Suspects must say they want to remain silent WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled today that suspects must explicitly tell police they want to be silent to invoke Miranda protections during criminal interrogations, a decision one dissenting justice said turns defendants’ rights “upside down.” A right to remain silent and a right to a lawyer are the first of the Miranda rights warnings, which police recite to suspects during arrests and

The ruling comes in a case where a suspect, Van Chester Thompkins, remained mostly silent for a three-hour police interrogation before implicating himself in a Jan. 10, 2000, murder in Southfield, Mich interrogations. But the justices said in a 5-4 decision that suspects must tell police they are going to remain silent to stop an interrogation, just as they must tell police that they want a lawyer. The ruling comes in a case

where a suspect, Van Chester Thompkins, remained mostly silent for a three-hour police interrogation before implicating himself in a Jan. 10, 2000, murder in Southfield, Mich. He appealed his conviction, saying that he invoked his

Miranda right to remain silent by remaining silent. But Justice Anthony Kennedy, writing the decision for the court’s conservatives, said that wasn’t enough. “Thompkins did not say that he wanted to remain silent or that he did not want to talk to police,” Kennedy said. In other action, the court: • Refused to hear an Ohio man’s arguments that he will be wrongfully executed for fatally shooting three people.

The high court today refused to hear Kevin Keith’s appeal. Keith is scheduled to be executed in September. Keith’s lawyers wanted justices to review the evidence in the killing of three people in a 1994 shooting in northern Ohio. • Rejected an appeal from a federal death row inmate who said his death sentence should have been thrown out because of a juror’s misconduct. The justices did not com-

ment in turning down Brandon Basham, who was sentenced to death for kidnapping and killing 44-year-old Alice Donovan in 2002. The foreman on Basham’s jury was held in contempt of court by the trial judge after it was learned that she called five news organizations and made 71 other calls to two fellow jurors, despite repeated warnings from the judge to refrain from discussing the case with anyone.

Al-Qaida: No. 3 official killed A Salute to WASHINGTON — AlQaida announced Monday that its No. 3 official, Mustafa alYazid, had been killed along with members of his family — perhaps one Mustafa of the most al-Yazid severe blows to the terror movement since the U.S. campaign against al-Qaida began. A U.S. official said alYazid was believed to have died in a U.S. missile strike. A statement posted on an al-Qaida Website said alYazid, whom it described as the organization’s top commander in Afghanistan, was killed along with his wife, three daughters, a grandchild and other men, women

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Fort Hood suspect appears in court FORT HOOD, Texas — The Army psychiatrist accused of opening fire at Fort Hood, killing 13 and wounding dozens more, made his first military courtroom appearance Tuesday as his attorney sought to delay the case. Neither Maj. Nidal Hasan nor any witnesses were expected to speak during the

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Sunday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 4-8-0 La. Pick 4: 5-0-2-6 Monday’s Drawing La. Pick 3: 1-7-5 La. Pick 4: 7-1-5-0 Weekly results: B2

OXFORD — Ole Miss will get another shot at Virginia if it successfully handles its shot at a Big East opponent first. On the road to begin the NCAATournament for only the second time in seven years, the Rebels saw their school’s name called early in Monday’s tournament selection show. They’re headed to Charlottesville, Va., as a No. 2 seed and will face No. 3 seed St. John’s. Virginia, the No. 1 seed in the regional and No. 5 national seed, opens play against No. 4 seed Virginia Commonwealth Friday at 3 p.m. Ole Miss and St. John’s follow at 7 p.m. Virginia went through Ole Miss to advance to the College World Series last season, defeating the Rebels 2-1 in the Oxford Super Regional. The Cavaliers (4711) went 23-7 in the ACC regular season and won twice in their pool in the conference tournament. As one of eight national seeds, Virginia is guaranteed home field advantage until the CWS. “Sweet revenge is the first thing that comes to mind,” Ole Miss third baseman Zach Miller said. “If we compete and leave everything on the field, we have a chance to win. Last year we had them on the ropes, but couldn’t knock them out. There will be a little fire to get us going.” Ole Miss pitcher Drew Pomeranz: “Obviously, Virginia put us out last year. It will be interesting to see how the games go this year.” The Charlottesville Regional winner matches up with the Norman, Okla., Regional winner in the super regional round. The Rebels are 38-22 following a 2-2 performance in the SEC Tournament. They were five outs from Omaha last year with a 3-2 lead in the eighth inning in Game 2 when a throwing error gave Virginia new life. The Cavaliers rallied to win 4-3 and won 5-2 in the decisive game. Ole Miss coach Mike Bianco is glad for any additional motivation, “but we’re not playing Virginia,” See Ole Miss, Page B3.

Golden Eagles are Auburn bound By The Associated Press

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Ole Miss outfielder Taylor Hashman avoids the tag of Auburn catcher Ryan Jenkins to score during the Southeastern Conference Tournament.

NCAA regionals At Davenport Field Charlottesville, Va. Friday Game 1 — Virginia Commonwealth (34-24-1) at Virginia (47-11), 3 p.m. Game 2 — St. John’s (40-18) vs. Ole Miss (38-22), 7 p.m. Saturday Game 3 — Game 1 loser vs. Game 2 loser, noon Game 4 — Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner, 5 p.m.

Ole Miss pitcher Rory McKean pitches against LSU in the Southeastern Conference Tournament.

At Plainsman Park Auburn, Ala. Friday Game 1 — Southern Miss (35-22) vs. Clemson (38-21), 2 p.m. Game 2 — Jacksonville State (32-24) vs. Auburn (40-19), 6 p.m. Saturday Game 3 — Game 1 loser vs. Game 2 loser, 2 p.m. Game 4 — Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner, 6 p.m.

HATTIESBURG — When the Southern Miss baseball team watched last year’s selection show for the NCAA Tournament, the players were an extremely tense bunch with an uncertain future. Thanks to an automatic bid following a Conference USA Tournament title win on Saturday, the Golden Eagles were a loose group on Monday and ready to face the next challenge. The task ahead for USM involves a trip to the NCAA Regional in Auburn, Ala., as a No. 3 seed. This marks the Eagles’ eighth straight trip to a regional. The Golden Eagles are joined by No. 1 Auburn, No. 2 Clemson and No. 4 Jacksonville State. “I like the closeness of it with the ability of our fan base to travel and support us,” USM coach Scott Berry said. “I think it’s going to be a win-win situation for us. It’s obviously going to be a win for Auburn with the NCAA placing us there.” USM’s first game will be at 2 p.m. Friday against Clemson at Plainsman Park. The host Auburn Tigers will play the second game of the day against Jacksonville State at 6 p.m. Southern Miss went on what was often described as a fairy tale run during its trip to the College World Series last year, shocking the traditional powers of Georgia Tech and Florida. The 2010 Golden Eagles enter this weekend’s NCAA Regional at Auburn with no use for bedtime stories. “We don’t feel like we’re See USM, Page B3.

Braves take division lead By The Associated Press ATLANTA — Chipper Jones knows the Philadelphia Phillies’ lineup is too potent to stay quiet for long. “At some point they’re going to break out of it,” he said. “You just hope it’s not against you. We’ve been fortunate.” The Braves capitalized on another punchless Phillies’ effort to move into first place in the NL East with a 9-3 victory Monday. Jones and Troy Glaus homered to back a strong start by Tommy Hanson. The Braves, winners of six straight, are one-half game ahead of Philadelphia, which has dropped two straight and nine of 13. “Frustrated? Yes, we’re frustrated,” said Phillies left fielder Raul Ibanez, who had one of three RBI doubles in the seventh. “But we’re not down. This is a team of guys

mlb that are going to fight and scratch and claw.” Improving to 16-4 since May 10, the Braves have made up 71⁄2 games in the NL East since May 17, when they were in last place. Atlanta hasn’t held first place in the NL East this late in a season since they won the last of 14 straight division titles in 2005. Philadelphia, which was shut out in five of its previous eight games, had just three hits off Hanson (5-3) before the right-hander left with two outs in the seventh. Lowering his ERA 28 points to 3.78, Hanson struck out two and did not allow a walk after issuing three in the first two innings. The right-hander benefited from double plays that ended scoring threats in the first and second.

“Those were huge,” Hanson said. “They set our defense, and I started hitting my spots and throwing a little more strikes.” Atlanta took a 3-0 lead in the first on Jones’ third homer, a two-run shot, and Eric Hinske’s RBI single. In the third, the Braves went up 6-0 on an RBI by Hinske and Yunel Escobar’s two-run double. Glaus’ eighth homer, a three-run shot in the seventh off reliever Chad Durbin, made it 9-3. Joe Blanton (1-4) lost his second straight start after giving up eight hits, six runs — four earned — and one walk with two strikeouts. Fielding errors by right fielder Ross Gload in the first and first baseman Ryan Howard in the third led to two unearned runs. See Braves, Page B3.

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Philadelphia Phillies manager Charlie Manuel argues with umpire Larry Vanover after being ejected in the third inning against the Atlanta Braves Monday.


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Tuesday, June 1, 2010

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MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 6 p.m. ESPN - Philadelphia at Atlanta WNBA BASKETBALL 6:30 p.m. ESPN2 - Phoenix at Minnesota 8:30 p.m. ESPN2 - Atlanta at Seattle

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Baseball Nowak helps Biscuits spoils M-Braves’ return The Mississippi Braves returned home from a five-game road trip Monday, but Chris Nowak spoiled the party. Nowak hit two home runs and had five RBIs to lead the Montgomery Biscuits to an 8-4 win. Nowak hit a two-run homer in the first inning and a three-run shot in the seventh. His second home run made it 8-2 and put the game out of reach. Eric Duncan went 5-for-5 with two RBIs for the M-Braves, but the rest of the lineup only managed two hits. Five Montgomery pitchers, none of whom went more than 2 2/3 innings, held the Braves in check. Reliever Rayner Oliveros (2-4), the second pitcher of the night, earned the victory. Scott Diamond (2-4) lasted six innings and allowed five runs for the M-Braves. Game two of the five-game series is tonight at 7:05 at Trustmark Park.

Basketball Howard wavering on playing for USA ORLANDO, Fla. — Dwight Howard might not play for the U.S. at this summer’s world championships. Orlando’s All-Star center and the NBA’s two-time defensive player of the year said he hasn’t decided if he will play. It was the first time Howard has publicly wavered about playing in this summer’s world championships. He had stayed firm on his commitment all season even as LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and other stars expressed doubts about playing because of impending free agency. Howard said Monday he will let USA Basketball know of his intentions “soon.” Howard played for the U.S. when it won gold in the 2008 Beijing Olympics. He also won a bronze medal in the 2006 world championships.

Tennis Upsets abound at French Open PARIS — Elena Dementieva has advanced to the semifinals at the French Open by rallying past fellow Russian Nadia Petrova, 2-6, 6-2, 6-0 today. The showing is Dementieva’s best at Roland Garros since 2004, when she was runner-up. She pulled away by hitting 11 winners in the final set, when Petrova won only 12 points. Dementieva beat Petrova for the fifth time in a row. Her opponent Thursday will be Francesca Schiavone, who upset No. 3-seeded Caroline Wozniacki 6-2, 6-3. Schiavone became the first Italian woman to reach the semifinals since 1954. In the quarterfinals Wednesday, No. 1 Serena Williams will play No. 7 Sam Stosur, fresh off an upset over four-time champion Justine Henin 2-6, 6-1, 6-4. That ended Henin’s streak of 24 consecutive victories at Roland Garros since her most recent defeat in 2004.

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BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS June 1 1925 — Lou Gehrig bats for Pee Wee Wanninger in the eighth inning and replaces Wally Pipp at first base to start his streak of 2,130 consecutive games. 1975 — Nolan Ryan of the California Angels pitches his fourth nohitter to tie Sandy Koufax’s record, beating the Baltimore Orioles 1-0. 1996 — The LSU women win their 10th consecutive NCAA track team title with 81 points, the longest championship string in women’s college sports. 2002 — Detroit advances to the Stanley Cup finals for the fourth time in eight years with a 7-0 win over Colorado in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals. Colorado becomes the first NHL team to play in four consecutive Game 7s. Detroit goalie Dominik Hasek sets an NHL record by recording his fifth shutout of the playoffs.

American League East Division

W Tampa Bay....................34 New York.......................31 Toronto..........................31 Boston...........................29 Baltimore.......................15

L 18 20 22 23 36

Central Division

W Minnesota......................31 Detroit............................26 Chicago.........................22 Kansas City...................21 Cleveland.......................18

L 20 24 28 31 31

Pct GB .654 — .608 2 1/2 .585 3 1/2 .558 5 .294 18 1/2 Pct GB .608 — .520 4 1/2 .440 8 1/2 .404 10 1/2 .367 12

West Division

W L Pct GB Oakland.........................28 24 .538 — Texas.............................26 24 .520 1 Los Angeles..................26 27 .491 2 1/2 Seattle...........................19 31 .380 8 ——— Sunday’s Games N.Y. Yankees 7, Cleveland 3 Detroit 10, Oakland 2 Toronto 6, Baltimore 1 Boston 8, Kansas City 1 Chicago White Sox 8, Tampa Bay 5 L.A. Angels 9, Seattle 7 Minnesota 6, Texas 3 Monday’s Games N.Y. Yankees 11, Cleveland 2 Oakland 4, Detroit 1 L.A. Angels 7, Kansas City 1 Toronto 3, Tampa Bay 2 Minnesota 5, Seattle 4 Today’s Games Baltimore (Matusz 2-5) at N.Y. Yankees (Vazquez 3-5), 6:05 p.m. Cleveland (Westbrook 2-3) at Detroit (Bonderman 2-2), 6:05 p.m. Tampa Bay (Niemann 5-0) at Toronto (Tallet 1-1), 6:07 p.m. Oakland (G.Gonzalez 5-3) at Boston (Lackey 5-3), 6:10 p.m. L.A. Angels (Pineiro 3-5) at Kansas City (Bannister 4-3), 7:10 p.m. Texas (Harden 2-1) at Chicago White Sox (Buehrle 3-5), 7:10 p.m. Minnesota (Blackburn 6-1) at Seattle (J.Vargas 3-2), 9:10 p.m. Wednesday’s Games Baltimore (Bergesen 3-3) at N.Y. Yankees (P.Hughes 6-1), 6:05 p.m. Cleveland (Carmona 4-3) at Detroit (Galarraga 1-1), 6:05 p.m. Tampa Bay (Price 7-2) at Toronto (Marcum 5-1), 6:07 p.m. Oakland (Sheets 2-3) at Boston (Matsuzaka 3-2), 6:10 p.m. L.A. Angels (Kazmir 3-5) at Kansas City (Davies 4-3), 7:10 p.m. Texas (Feldman 2-5) at Chicago White Sox (Floyd 2-5), 7:10 p.m. Minnesota (Slowey 6-3) at Seattle (Cl.Lee 3-2), 9:10 p.m.

National League East Division

W Atlanta...........................29 Philadelphia...................28 Florida............................26 New York.......................26 Washington....................26

L 22 22 26 26 26

Central Division

W Cincinnati.......................30 St. Louis........................30 Chicago.........................24 Milwaukee......................21 Pittsburgh......................21 Houston.........................17

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L 22 22 28 30 31 34

Pct .569 .560 .500 .500 .500

GB — 1/2 3 1/2 3 1/2 3 1/2

Pct GB .577 — .577 — .462 6 .412 8 1/2 .404 9 .333 12 1/2

West Division

W L Pct GB San Diego.....................31 20 .608 — Los Angeles..................29 22 .569 2 San Francisco...............27 23 .540 3 1/2 Colorado........................27 24 .529 4 Arizona..........................20 32 .385 11 1/2 ——— Sunday’s Games Houston 2, Cincinnati 0, 9 innings Florida 1, Philadelphia 0 Atlanta 5, Pittsburgh 2 N.Y. Mets 10, Milwaukee 4 St. Louis 9, Chicago Cubs 1 L.A. Dodgers 4, Colorado 3 San Francisco 6, Arizona 5, 9 innings San Diego 3, Washington 2, 11 innings Monday’s Games Atlanta 9, Philadelphia 3 Florida 13, Milwaukee 5 Pittsburgh 2, Chicago Cubs 1 Washington 14, Houston 4 Colorado 4, San Francisco 0 St. Louis 12, Cincinnati 4 L.A. Dodgers 5, Arizona 4 San Diego 18, N.Y. Mets 6 Today’s Games Chicago Cubs (Lilly 1-4) at Pittsburgh (Karstens 1-1), 6:05 p.m. Milwaukee (Bush 1-5) at Florida (Nolasco 4-4), 6:10 p.m. Philadelphia (Hamels 5-3) at Atlanta (T.Hudson 5-1), 6:10 p.m. Washington (Stammen 1-2) at Houston (Myers 3-3), 7:05 p.m. Cincinnati (Cueto 5-1) at St. Louis (Walters 1-0), 7:15 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Pelfrey 7-1) at San Diego (LeBlanc 2-3), 9:05 p.m. Arizona (Haren 5-4) at L.A. Dodgers (Ely 3-2), 9:10 p.m. Colorado (Hammel 2-3) at San Francisco (Zito 6-2), 9:15 p.m. Wednesday’s Games Philadelphia (K.Kendrick 3-2) at Atlanta (D.Lowe 7-4), 12:05 p.m. Arizona (E.Jackson 3-6) at L.A. Dodgers (Monasterios 2-0), 3:10 p.m. N.Y. Mets (J.Santana 4-2) at San Diego (Richard 4-3), 6:35 p.m. Chicago Cubs (Zambrano 1-3) at Pittsburgh (Duke 3-5), 6:05 p.m. Milwaukee (Gallardo 5-2) at Florida (Volstad 3-6), 6:10 p.m. Washington (Lannan 2-2) at Houston (W.Rodriguez 2-7), 7:05 p.m. Cincinnati (LeCure 1-0) at St. Louis (Carpenter 6-1), 7:15 p.m. Colorado (Francis 1-1) at San Francisco (Cain 3-4), 9:15 p.m.

BRAVES 9, PHILLIES 3

Philadelphia Atlanta ab r h bi ab r h bi Gload rf 3 0 0 0 Prado 2b 5 1 1 0 Bastrd p 0 0 0 0 Heywrd rf 5 0 0 0 Durbin p 0 0 0 0 C.Jones 3b 4 1 2 2 Lidge p 0 0 0 0 Infante pr-3b 0 1 0 0 Dobbs 3b 2 0 0 0 McCnn c 2 2 0 0 JCastro 3b 1 0 0 0 Glaus 1b 4 3 2 3 Utley 2b 4 0 1 0 Hinske lf 3 1 1 2 Howard 1b 4 0 0 0 GBlanc lf 1 0 1 0 Victorn cf 3 0 0 0 YEscor ss 4 0 2 2 Ibanez lf 3 1 1 0 McLoth cf 4 0 0 0 C.Ruiz c 3 1 1 1 Hanson p 3 0 2 0 WValdz ss 4 1 1 1 Moylan p 0 0 0 0 Blanton p 2 0 1 0 Venters p 0 0 0 0 BFrncs ph-rf 2 0 1 1 MeCarr ph 1 0 0 0 JChavz p 0 0 0 0 Totals 31 3 6 3 Totals 36 9 11 9 Philadelphia.............................000 000 300 — 3 Atlanta......................................303 000 30x — 9 E—Gload (1), Howard (6). DP—Atlanta 2. LOB— Philadelphia 6, Atlanta 5. 2B—Ibanez (10), C.Ruiz (6), W.Valdez (7), B.Francisco (3), G.Blanco (1). HR—C.Jones (3), Glaus (8). SB—Victorino (11).

IP H R ER BB SO Philadelphia Blanton L,1-4 6 8 6 4 1 2 Bastardo 1-3 1 2 2 1 0 Durbin 2-3 2 1 1 0 0 Lidge 1 0 0 0 0 1 Atlanta Hanson W,5-3 6 2-3 3 1 1 3 2 Moylan 0 3 2 2 0 0 Venters H,3 1 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 J.Chavez 1 0 0 0 1 1 Moylan pitched to 3 batters in the 7th. HBP—by Venters (Gload). PB—McCann. Umpires—Home, Larry Vanover; First, Angel Campos; Second, Jeff Kellogg; Third, Mark Carlson. T—2:59. A—42,543 (49,743).

CARDINALS 12, REDS 4

Cincinnati St. Louis ab r h bi ab r h bi OCarer ss 5 0 1 1 FLopez ss 4 1 2 2 Cairo 1b-3b 5 0 1 0 B.Ryan ss 1 0 0 0 BPhllps 2b 4 1 2 0 Ludwck rf 4 1 2 2 L.Nix ph 1 0 0 0 Boggs p 0 0 0 0 Rolen 3b 4 1 2 0 Pujols 1b 3 0 2 1 DHerrr p 0 0 0 0 Craig 1b-rf 1 0 0 0 Gomes lf 3 0 1 2 Hollidy lf 4 0 1 2 Bruce rf 4 0 0 0 TMiller p 0 0 0 0 Stubbs cf 3 2 1 0 LaRue c 0 0 0 0 RHrndz c-1b 3 0 0 1 Freese 3b 5 1 2 0 Arroyo p 2 0 1 0 Rasms cf 4 3 2 1 Fisher p 1 0 0 0 YMolin c-1b 4 1 1 0 Lincoln p 0 0 0 0 Schmkr 2b 2 2 1 2 CMiller ph-c 1 0 0 0 JGarci p 2 2 2 0 Jay ph 1 1 1 2 Hwksw p 0 0 0 0 Stavinh ph-lf 1 0 0 0 Totals 36 4 9 4 Totals 36 12 16 12 Cincinnati...........200 100 010 — 4 St. Louis.............010 335 00x — 12 E—Stubbs (2), Freese (7). DP—Cincinnati 2, St. Louis 1. LOB—Cincinnati 8, St. Louis 12. 2B—F. Lopez (5), Ludwick (14), Holliday (15), Freese (11), Rasmus (11), Jay (3). 3B—Stubbs (4). SF— Ludwick, Schumaker. IP H R ER BB SO Cincinnati Arroyo L,5-3 4 1-3 10 7 7 5 1 Fisher 1 2 4 4 3 0 Lincoln 1 2-3 4 1 1 2 0 D.Herrera 1 0 0 0 0 0 St. Louis J.Garcia W,5-2 6 7 3 2 3 6 Hawksworth 1 1 0 0 0 0 T.Miller 1 1 1 1 0 1 Boggs 1 0 0 0 0 0 WP—Fisher. Umpires—Home, Scott Barry; First, Chris Guccione; Second, Jerry Crawford; Third, Brian O’Nora. T—3:02 (Rain delay: 1:01). A—40,782 (43,975).

minor league baseball Southern League North Division

W Tennessee (Cubs).........29 West Tenn (Mariners)...27 Huntsville (Brewers)......24 Carolina (Reds).............23 Chattanooga (Dodgers).22

L 21 23 27 28 29

Pct. .580 .540 .471 .451 .431

GB — 2 5 1/2 6 1/2 7 1/2

W L Pct. Jacksonville (Marlins)....31 19 .620 Montgomery (Rays).......27 22 .551 Mobile (Diamondbacks).25 24 .510 Mississippi (Braves)...24 25 .490 Bham (White Sox).........18 32 .360 ——— Monday’s Games Jacksonville 3, Carolina 1 Mobile 8, Huntsville 7 West Tenn 3, Chattanooga 0 Montgomery 8, Mississippi 4 Birmingham 10, Tennessee 1 Today’s Games Mobile at Huntsville, 7 p.m. Carolina at Jacksonville, 7:05 p.m. Tennessee at Birmingham, 7:05 p.m. Montgomery at Mississippi, 7:05 p.m. West Tenn at Chattanooga, 7:15 p.m. Wednesday’s Games West Tenn at Chattanooga, 11:15 a.m. Tennessee at Birmingham, 12:30 p.m. Carolina at Jacksonville, 12:05 p.m. Mobile at Huntsville, 7 p.m. Montgomery at Mississippi, 7:05 p.m.

GB — 3 1/2 5 1/2 6 1/2 13

South Division

college baseball NCAA Division I Baseball Regionals

Double Elimination x-if necessary At Senator Thomas J. Dodd Memorial Stadium Norwich, Conn. Friday Game 1 — Central Connecticut State (33-21) vs. Florida State (42-17), 1 p.m. Game 2 — Oregon (38-22) vs. Connecticut (4714), 6 p.m. Saturday Game 3 — Game 1 loser vs. Game 2 loser, 1p.m. Game 4 — Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner, 5:30 p.m. Sunday Game 5 — Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 loser, 1 p.m. Game 6 — Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner, 5:30 p.m. Monday x-Game 7 — Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner, 6 p.m. At Davenport Field Charlottesville, Va. Friday Game 1 — Virginia Commonwealth (34-24-1) at Virginia (47-11), 3 p.m. Game 2 — St. John’s (40-18) vs. Ole Miss (3822), 7 p.m. Saturday Game 3 — Game 1 loser vs. Game 2 loser, noon Game 4 — Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner, 5 p.m. Sunday Game 5 — Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 loser, noon Game 6 — Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner, 5 p.m. Monday x-Game 7 — Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner, 5 p.m. At Jim Patterson Stadium Louisville, Ky. Friday Game 1 — Illinois State (31-22) vs. Vanderbilt (41-17), 1 p.m. Game 2 — Saint Louis (33-27) at Louisville (4812), 5 p.m.

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Saturday Game 3 — Game 1 loser vs. Game 2 loser, Noon Game 4 — Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner, 4 p.m. Sunday Game 5 — Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 loser, Noon Game 6 — Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner, 4 p.m. Monday x-Game 7 — Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner, 5 p.m. At Carolina Stadium Columbia, S.C. Friday Game 1 — The Citadel (42-20) vs. Virginia Tech (38-20), 1 p.m. Game 2 — Bucknell (25-33) at South Carolina (43-15), 6 p.m. Saturday Game 3 — Game 1 loser vs. Game 2 loser, 1 p.m. Game 4 — Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner, 6 p.m. Sunday Game 5 — Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 loser, 1 p.m. Game 6 — Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner, 6 p.m. Monday x-Game 7 — Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner, 6 p.m. At BB&T Coastal Field Myrtle Beach, S.C. Friday Game 1 — Stony Brook (29-25) vs. Coastal Carolina (51-7), noon Game 2 — N.C. State (38-22) vs. College of Charleston (42-17), 6 p.m. Saturday Game 3 — Game 1 loser vs. Game 2 loser, TBA Game 4 — Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner, TBA Sunday Game 5 — Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 loser, TBA Game 6 — Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner, TBA Monday x-Game 7 — Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner, TBA At Russ Chandler Stadium Atlanta Friday Game 1 — Elon (38-22) at Alabama (37-22), 3 p.m. Game 2 — Mercer (37-22) at Georgia Tech (4513), 6 p.m. Saturday Game 3 — Game 1 loser vs. Game 2 loser, 3 p.m. Game 4 — Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner, 6 p.m. Sunday Game 5 — Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 loser, TBA Game 6 — Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner, TBA Monday x-Game 7 — Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner, TBA At McKethan Stadium Gainesville, Fla. Friday Game 1 — Oregon State (31-22) vs. Florida Atlantic (35-22), noon Game 2 — Bethune-Cookman (35-20) at Florida (42-15), 6 p.m. Saturday Game 3 — Game 1 loser vs. Game 2 loser, noon Game 4 — Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner, 6 p.m. Sunday Game 5 — Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 loser, noon Game 6 — Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner, 6 p.m. Monday x-Game 7 — Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner, 6 p.m. At Mark Light Stadium Coral Gables, Fla. Friday Game 1 — Florida International (36-23) vs. Texas A&M (40-19-1), Noon Game 2 — Dartmouth (26-17) at Miami (40-17), 4 p.m. Saturday Game 3 — Game 1 loser vs. Game 2 loser, Noon Game 4 — Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner, 4 p.m. Sunday Game 5 — Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 loser, Noon Game 6 — Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner, 4 p.m. Monday x-Game 7 — Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner, 6 p.m. At Plainsman Park Auburn, Ala. Friday Game 1 — Southern Miss (35-22) vs. Clemson (38-21), 2 p.m. Game 2 — Jacksonville State (32-24) vs. Auburn (40-19), 6 p.m. Saturday Game 3 — Game 1 loser vs. Game 2 loser, 2 p.m. Game 4 — Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner, 6 p.m. Sunday Game 5 — Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 loser, 1 p.m. Game 6 — Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner, 5 p.m. Monday x-Game 7 — Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner, 6 p.m. At Baum Stadium Fayetteville, Ark. Friday Game 1 — Grambling State (22-30) at Arkansas (40-18), 3:05 p.m. Game 2 — Kansas State (36-20) vs. Washington State (34-20), 7:05 p.m. Saturday Game 3 — Game 1 loser vs. Game 2 loser, 3:05 p.m. Game 4 — Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner, 7:05 p.m. Sunday Game 5 — Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 loser, 3:05 p.m. Game 6 — Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner, 7:05 p.m. Monday x-Game 7 — Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner, 7:05 p.m. At L. Dale Mitchell Park Norman, Okla. Friday Game 1 — Oral Roberts (35-25) at Oklahoma (44-15), 1 p.m. Game 2 — North Carolina (36-20) vs. California

(29-23), 7 p.m. Saturday Game 3 — Game 1 loser vs. Game 2 loser, 1 p.m. Game 4 — Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner, 7 p.m. Sunday Game 5 — Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 loser, 1 p.m. Game 6 — Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner, 7 p.m. Monday x-Game 7 — Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner, 7 p.m. At UFCU Disch-Falk Field Austin, Texas Friday Game 1 — Louisiana-Lafayette (37-20) vs. Rice (38-21), 1 p.m. Game 2 — Rider (36-21) at Texas (46-11), 6:30 p.m. Saturday Game 3 — Game 1 loser vs. Game 2 loser, 1 p.m. Game 4 — Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner, 6:30 p.m. Sunday Game 5 — Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 loser, 1 p.m. Game 6 — Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner, 6:30 p.m. Monday x-Game 7 — Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner, 1 p.m. At Lupton Baseball Stadium Fort Worth, Texas Friday Game 1 — Arizona (33-22) vs. Baylor (34-22), 3 p.m. Game 2 — Lamar (35-24) at TCU (46-11), 7 p.m. Saturday Game 3 — Game 1 loser vs. Game 2 loser, 3 p.m. Game 4 — Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner, 7 p.m. Sunday Game 5 — Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 loser, 3 p.m. Game 6 — Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner, 7 p.m. Monday x-Game 7 — Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner, 7 p.m. At Goodwin Field Fullerton, Calif. Friday Game 1 — New Mexico (37-20) vs. Stanford (31-23), 6 p.m. Game 2 — Minnesota (30-28) at Cal State Fullerton (41-15), noon Saturday Game 3 — Game 1 loser vs. Game 2 loser, 6 p.m. Game 4 — Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner, noon Sunday Game 5 — Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 loser, 6 p.m. Game 6 — Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner, noon Monday x-Game 7 — Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner, noon At Jackie Robinson Stadium Los Angeles Friday Game 1 — UC Irvine (37-19) vs. LSU (40-20), 5 p.m. Game 2 — Kent State (39-23) at UCLA (43-13), 9 p.m. Saturday Game 3 — Game 1 loser vs. Game 2 loser, 5 p.m. Game 4 — Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner, 9 p.m. Sunday Game 5 — Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 loser, 5 p.m. Game 6 — Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner, 9 p.m. Monday x-Game 7 — Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner, 9 p.m. At Packard Stadium Tempe, Ariz. Friday Game 1 — Hawaii (33-26) vs. San Diego (36-20), 5 p.m. Game 2 — Wisconsin-Milwaukee (33-24) at Arizona State (47-8), 9 p.m. Saturday Game 3 — Game 1 loser vs. Game 2 loser, 5 p.m. Game 4 — Game 1 winner vs. Game 2 winner, 9 p.m. Sunday Game 5 — Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 loser, 4 p.m. Game 6 — Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner, 9 p.m. Monday x-Game 7 — Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner, 8:30 p.m.

LOTTERY Sunday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 4-8-0 La. Pick 4: 5-0-2-6 Monday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 1-7-5 La. Pick 4: 7-1-5-0 Tuesday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 4-7-1 La. Pick 4: 6-3-0-4 Wednesday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 5-0-8 La. Pick 4: 5-1-4-7 Easy 5: 8-19-20-32-34 La. Lotto: 7-11-20-25-27-40 Powerball: 1-6-10-13-20 Powerball: 32; Power play: 4 Thursday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 8-3-0 La. Pick 4: 4-5-9-8 Friday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 4-3-2 La. Pick 4: 3-7-1-0 Saturday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 5-9-0 La. Pick 4: 6-4-7-2 Easy 5: 3-12-16-30-37 La. Lotto: 2-6-18-27-33-39 Powerball: 1-3-24-28-41 Powerball: 10; Power play: 4


Tuesday, June 1, 2010

The Vicksburg Post

Blackhawks take 2-0 lead in Stanley Cup CHICAGO (AP) — Antti Niemi’s expression seldom changes and his demeanor is a constant. Sometimes it’s hard to tell if he’s let in five goals, made a series of stellar saves or helped his team get within two wins of capturing the Stanley Cup. The Chicago Blackhawks are just glad he’s in goal. The 26-year-old from Finland, who once drove a Zamboni to help pay the bills, is playing in his first NHL postseason and is seemingly not phased by where he’s landed. “Maybe it’s better he has no experience,” teammate Ben Eager said. “We’re really confident when he’s in net.” Niemi had 14 of his 32 saves in the final period Monday night, preserving the Blackhawks’ 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers for a 2-0 lead in the Stanley Cup finals. The series shifts to the Wachovia Center for Games 3 and 4 on Wednesday and Friday. It was Niemi’s last-period performance that really brought the raucous crowd of 22,275 to its feet when the puck finally slid down the ice and the Flyers couldn’t score in the final 1:44 after pulling goalie Michael Leighton for an extra attacker. They chanted Niemi’s name and nearly drowned out an on-ice interview. “It’s unbelievable feeling how the people react,” Niemi said. “Defense was the key.” After a wild opener won

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The Chicago Blackhawks celebrate after Ben Eager scored against the Philadelphia Flyers Monday.

nhl by the Blackhawks 6-5 when Niemi did indeed give up five goals, the teams tightened up on defense and played a testy and chippy game. Chicago broke a scoreless tie when Marian Hossa and Ben Eager scored 28 seconds apart late in the second period. And after the Flyers got a power-play goal from Simon Gagne early in the third,

Niemi withstood a furious late flurry from the Flyers to preserve Chicago’s seventh straight win. “I don’t think we tested him very much,” Flyers right wing Danny Briere said. “I thought we made him look good with outside shots way too often. I thought he played well in the third period, but we didn’t create much traffic. We didn’t have many quality chances. We have to do a better job

there.” Niemi is 14-4 in the playoffs. Monday night’s win was one of his toughest, especially with the Flyers peppering him late. And throughout these playoffs, he’s had ability to follow a bad game with a good one, just as he did in Game 2. “It’s a great thing that it’s been that way. I want to keep it that way later, too,” he said. “But maybe it comes out of how I feel after the bad game or game allowing five or four goals. I don’t know how it happens.” Patrick Sharp fired a shot from the left circle, and after Leighton stopped it and with Chicago’s Troy Brouwer battling for the puck, Hossa poked it in from the left side with 2:51 left in the second. Hossa, in his third straight Stanley Cup finals with a different team, got his third goal of the playoffs and first since May 5 against Vancouver in the conference semifinals. “It bugged me definitely,” Hossa said of his goal drought. “I tried not to get frustrated but I was waiting for something. Like I said, a garbage goal.” Just 28 seconds later with the crowd still abuzz, Dustin Byfuglien made a steal and passed the puck to fourthliner Eager. Eager skated to the right circle and unleashed a shot that beat Leighton high on the glove side to make it 2-0.

Pierce braces for physical finals WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — Paul Pierce is excited to return to the NBA finals and his hometown for the next round in the league’s greatest rivalry. Boston’s best player isn’t exactly thrilled that Los Angeles’ welcoming committee includes Ron Artest, a physical, tenacious defender. “He likes to bang you,” Pierce said Monday, “grab you, hold you, pull your shorts down. He’s going to try anything.” The NBA’s past two champions will go for another title beginning Thursday night when the Celtics face the Lakers in front of an array of Hollywood stars and, very likely, a large number of Pierce’s friends and family who will root against their local team. Boston’s captain cherishes that support, though it comes with a price. “It’s always special just to be a part of the finals,” he said a few hours before the Celtics boarded a plane for their cross-country trip. “To do it in a place where I grew up, it makes it even more special. The only negative thing about it is tickets for me. I mean, it’s going to be pretty expensive.” That was a small inconvenience two years ago when Pierce won his first NBA title in 10 seasons as the Celtics beat the Lakers in six games. Boston clinched it with a 131-92 win at home for its ninth championship in 11 finals matchups

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Boston Celtics forward Paul Pierce, right, drives against Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard, left, during the Eastern Conference finals. with the Lakers. But Artest didn’t join the Lakers until last July. Pierce averaged 18.3 points per game in the regular season, and 19.1 over the first three rounds in the postseason. He averaged 24.3 in the Eastern Conference finals against the Orlando Magic, collecting 31 points and 13

rebounds in the clincher. But he scored just 13 points per game as Boston and Los Angeles split their two-game season series. “I matched up with him the last 10, 11 years. He’s one of the best defenders I’ve ever played against,” Pierce said of Artest. “He’ll try anything just to try to get into his oppo-

nent’s head. But I think just from playing against him over the years I’ve become used to the things that he tries to do and I just try to go out there and play my game, not really get into the antics with him.” Artest relieves Kobe Bryant of the burden of defending the opponent’s best scorer, allowing the Lakers star to focus more on his own offense. Artest “makes a difference,” Boston coach Doc Rivers said. “He’s been perfect because it’s allowed Kobe not to have to guard the best player every night. ... You can see it in Kobe’s (offensive numbers). He’s as fresh as I’ve ever seen him in the playoffs, and I think it’s due to Ron Artest.” Bryant scored 37 points in Saturday night’s 111-103 win over the Phoenix Suns that put the Lakers in the finals, his 10th 30-point playoff game in his last 11. Artest also can be an offensive threat. He hit the winning layup at the buzzer in Game 5 then scored 25 points to help the Lakers clinch the Western Conference finals in Game 6 in Phoenix. Artest and his teammates will play before a friendly crowd Thursday that will include a small pocket of Pierce partisans. “My friends,” Pierce said, “really grew up (as) L.A. fans and, all of a sudden, are Celtic fans because of me. So it’s a little weird for them and family.”

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USM Continued from Page B1. a Cinderella right now,” designated hitter Adam Doleac said. “We feel comfortable in the postseason and we continue to be confident. I can’t imagine Auburn is too excited to have us in their regional.” Auburn and Clemson are two programs that have been ranked in the top 25 for much of the season, but the Golden Eagles don’t appear to be intimidated by any opponent after beating Rice on Saturday to win the Conference USA tournament title. USM doesn’t have much familiarity with the three other teams in the Regional, last playing Auburn in 1997 and meeting Jacksonville State in 2006 in the Tuscaloosa, Ala., Regional. “Rex Hudler, the color guy for (CBS College Sports), asked me ‘Do you feel like the underdog?”’ Berry said. “I said, ‘No, I don’t feel like we’re the underdog at all.’ “Our program has got to a

point where we’re supposed to be there. That’s what I felt like. Our guys were loose and ready to play (against Rice). We’ve had several guys in our program that are used to that stage and it showed that night at Rice.” Doleac said the Eagles are starting to resemble last year’s CWS team after a 17-5 record over the final 22 games of the regular season. “Our confidence level has turned around and it actually started a little earlier than last year,” Doleac said. “It was probably 20 games ago. Ever since then, our confidence has stayed up and we’ve continued to play well. Now we’re in the postseason and I think I speak for the rest of the team, we feel more comfortable in the postseason after last year. We’ll continue to ride that confidence and ride it out for the rest of the year.”

Ole Miss Continued from Page B1. he said. “We’re playing St. John’s, and they just beat a national seed.” Indeed, the Red Storm (4018, 16-11 Big East regular season) defeated Louisville, the No. 7 national seed, twice en route to the Big East tournament championship. St. John’s was 12-15 in true road games but 7-0 at neutral sites. The Red Storm is hitting .327 as a team and the pitching staff has a 5.05 earned run average.

There was no loud cheer among Ole Miss players when the Charlottesville bracket was placed on the screen, just a murmur with memories of the end of 2009 still fresh. “We thought we might go to Georgia Tech or Oklahoma, maybe California,” Pomeranz said. “You never know how these things are going to work out.”

Braves Continued from Page B1. “It just seems that everything that can go wrong does.” Blanton said. “We know we’re a good team.” The Phillies began the game as the first club since the 1992 Chicago Cubs to get shut out five times over an eight-game span, according to the team. Philadelphia, which won the 2008 World Series and a second straight NL title in 2009, also is struggling defensively with 12 errors in the last nine games. With his offense slumping, Phillies manager Charlie Manuel changed the batting order with Gload leading off, Greg Dobbs in the No. 2 spot and Shane Victorino hitting

fifth. They went a combined 0 for 8. The Phillies were without third baseman Placido Polanco, who has a .329 average in 216 career at-bats against Atlanta, and right fielder Jayson Werth, who was given the day off despite a .341 career average with three homers and 12 RBIs in 128 career plate appearances at Turner Field. Manuel was ejected in the third for arguing that a call by home plate umpire Larry Vanover shouldn’t have been overturned by the umpiring crew. “The game is a game of momentum,” Manuel said. “I think everybody knows that.”

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FIU’s Wittels just four games shy of record MIAMI (AP) — When the NCAA Tournament begins this weekend, the Coral Gables Regional will be streak central. Miami will be in the national field for the 38th consecutive year, extending its record. And Florida International’s Garrett Wittels — with his 54-game hitting streak, now four shy of matching Robin Ventura’s Division I record — is making the short trip there as well. FIU was sent Monday to Coral Gables for the opening weekend of the NCAA Tournament. The third-seeded Golden Panthers (36-23) will face second-seeded Texas A&M (40-19-1) on Friday, and top-seeded Miami (40-17) meets fourth-seeded Dartmouth (26-17). “When we have a chance to put teams in a location

college baseball where they can hop on a bus and avoid the hassles of time zones and whatnot, we try to do that,” NCAA tournament committee chairman Tim Weiser said. Forget the bus. FIU could practically jog back and forth this weekend. The Golden Panthers’ campus is just 8 miles away from Alex Rodriguez Park — the stadium the Hurricanes call home. “Late in the year you’re always matched up with everyone else’s best,” Wittels said. “It’s win or go home basically. I know it’s two-game elimination, but every game really counts.” And there’s a chance FIU and Miami — longtime rivals

— could meet before the weekend is over. The teams played at least once in every season from 1973 through 2008, before deciding not to continue the series in either the 2009 or 2010 regular seasons for a variety of reasons. “I’m glad we are a host and I’m looking forward to this weekend,” said Miami catcher Yasmani Grandal, widely expected to be among the first picks in this year’s major league draft. “We need to take full advantage of the opportunity we have of playing in front of our fans at our home park.” For its part, Miami is thinking more about Dartmouth, not FIU, since it’s no guarantee the neighbors will play each other. “We need to build a good game plan around all three

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TONIGHT ON TV n MOVIE “Yes Man” — After attending a self-help seminar, a negative-thinking man, Jim Carrey, brings about an amazing change in his life by saying yes to everything./8 on HBO n SPORTS Baseball — It’s Tuesday night baseball at the Ted as NL Eastleading Atlanta Braves host the ice-cold Philadelphia Phillies./6 on ESPN n PRIMETIME Jim Carrey “Glee” — Mr. Schuester thinks he has gotten the upper hand over Sue; Quinn gets in touch with her “funky’’ side./8 on Fox

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 Andy Griffith, actor, 84; Pat Boone, singer, 76; Morgan Freeman, actor, 73; Ronnie Wood, rock musician, 63; Powers Boothe, actor, 62; Ronnie Dunn, country singer, 57; Mark Curry, actor-comedian, 49; Heidi Klum, model, 37; Alanis Morissette, singer, 36. n DEATHS Louise Bourgeois — The artist whose sculptures exploring women’s deepest feelings on birth, sexuality and death were highly influential on younger artists died Monday, her studio’s managing director said. Bourgeois, 98, had continued creating artwork — her latest pieces were finished just last week — before suffering a heart attack Saturday night, said the studio director, Wendy Williams. The artist died at Beth Israel Medical Center in Manhattan, where she lived. Chris Haney — A co-creator of the popular Trivial Pursuit board game died Monday at 59. Scott Abbott, who created Trivial Pursuit with Haney, said Haney died in a Toronto hospital after a long illness. Haney worked for The Canadian Press and the Montreal Gazette newspaper as a photo editor before going into the board game business. He teamed up with Abbott, a Canadian Press sports reporter, in 1979 to invent Trivial Pursuit. Abbott said he and Haney always had a “blind faith” that the game would be successful if it got to market, but they had no idea just how wildly successful it would become. Released in 1982, it took off after a slow start and the duo sold the rights to toy giant Hasbro in 2008 for US$80 million. Haney is survived by his wife, as well as his first wife, and three grown children.

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Dion pregnant again — with twins Celine Dion’s struggle to have one more baby has more than paid off. She’s pregnant with two. Publicist Kim Jakwerth said in an e-mail Sunday that the 42-year-old Canadian songstress is 14 weeks pregnant with twins, and she plans to find out the sex of the babies next month. Dion and her husband and manager Rene Angelil have one son, 9-year-old Rene Charles. She had undergone several rounds of in-vitro fertilization in an attempt to get pregnant again. Celine The pregnancy was first reported by People Dion Magazine. Dion is working on new albums in English and French, and returns next year to Las Vegas for a three-year residency at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace.

Ferguson said she had been drinking Sarah Ferguson says she had been drinking and was “not in my right place” when she was caught on video offering access to her former husband, Prince Andrew, for $724,000. The Duchess of York made the comments to talk show host Oprah Winfrey in an interview to be shown today at 4 on CBS. The interview was taped Friday in Los Angeles, and excerpts were Sarah released Monday by Winfrey’s Harpo ProducFerguson tions. Ferguson tells Winfrey that she’d seen snippets of the video in airports but had not “faced the devil in the face” by watching it in its entirety. But she said she could tell she’d been drinking and was “in the gutter at that moment.”

Fans gather to remember Dio The mammoth service for fiery frontman Ronnie James Dio was more akin to a spirited rock concert than a dreary funeral. With chants of “Dio, Dio, Dio,” headbangers were loud and proud Sunday as they paid tribute to the late metal legend, who died from stomach cancer May 16 at age 67. More than 1,200 fans commemorated Dio inside Forest Lawn Memorial Park’s Hall of Liberty. Hundreds more gathered in the scorching heat outside the auditorium to watch monitors of the proceedings, which featured performances from some of Dio’s rocker friends, including Glenn Hughes of Deep Purple, Geoff Tate of Queensryche and Paul Shortino of Quiet Riot.

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2 born in same place, same day to wed An engaged eastern Pennsylvania couple were born on the same day in the same hospital — and their mothers even shared a room in the maternity ward. Amy Singley and Steven Smith were born at St. Luke’s Hospital in Fountain Hill on April 17, 1986. After the mothers were hospital roommates, the two families continued to interact through their church in Easton. Smith asked Singley on a date to the movies when they were sophomores in high school. Singley said she knew Smith was the right guy for her after their second date. The wedding date is June 12.

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‘West Wing Week’ videos not quite viral WASHINGTON (AP) — Moments before Elena Kagan is introduced to the nation as President Barack Obama’s choice for the Supreme Court, the president turns to her and offers a mock-helpful suggestion: “Just don’t trip. That’ll be really embarrassing.” Kagan chuckles and shoots back playfully, “It’s very nice of you to say that.” It’s a small moment, recorded for history in a recent edition of “West Wing Week,” a video diary of presidential doings that the White House posts each week on its website, Facebook, YouTube and elsewhere. Now entering their third month, the 6- to 8-minute-long videos are promoted as “your guide to everything that’s happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.” That’s a stretch. But they do serve as a chronological stroll through Obama’s week, and roll in snippets of behind-thescenes action at the White House and oddball bits of humor. Obama spokesman Josh Earnest, who narrates the videos, said they help fill “the president’s commitment to ensure his White House is the most transparent in history.” The view from outside is mixed: There is praise for another smart use of new media — and criticism of the end result as awkward and ineffective. Kathleen Jamieson, an authority on political communications at the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg Center, said the videos allow the White House to give the impression of openness. But Jamieson said the finished product comes off as “amateur video,” most useful to a high-schooler who has to write a term paper about what the president does in a typical week. Yet GOP strategist David All, who is organizing a fall conference on the Internet’s role in activism, media and politics, thinks the videos are both entertaining and effective. The videos may contain a lot of fluff, he said, “but for the most part it can be useful for

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White House videographer Arun Chaudhary walks on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. the president.” They blend backstage color and humor with standard political messages and information about Obama’s activities, he said. They also could be a valuable historical record of Obama’s presidency, All said. The videos often begin with some sort of offbeat message from a government official. One week, Energy Secretary Steven Chu, a Nobel Prizewinning physicist, tells viewers: “Joining the discussion on my Facebook page is no substitute for a PhD in physics. However, it’s a lot faster and cheaper.” Last week, Small Business Administrator Karen Mills highlighted Small Business Week events, then added: “Let’s make every week Small Business Week — except for Shark Week. We don’t want to mess with that.” From there, the videos march, day by day, through

Koppel’s son, 40, found dead in NYC apartment NEW YORK (AP) — The 40-year-old son of former ABC anchor Ted Koppel has been found dead in an Upper Manhattan apartment, police said today. Andrew Koppel was declared dead at around 1:30 a.m. Monday in the Washington Heights apartment, Detective John Sweeney said. A medical examiner would determine the cause of death. Koppel worked for the law department at the city Housing Authority, the agency said today. They would make no other comment. The Queens resident was one of Ted Koppel’s four children. Ted Koppel was the longtime anchor of ABC’s news show “Nightline.” A call to his publicist was not immediately returned today. Andrew Koppel was convicted on a misdemeanor assault charge in 1994 for striking a U.S. Senate aide during an argument at a Capitol Hill automatic teller machine. At the time, he was a student at Georgetown Law School.

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Koppel had been drinking for hours with a man he met at a bar, the New York Post reported today. “He had a Ted straw hat on, Koppel and I had one on, and he said, ‘Nice hat, man,”’ the drinking partner, Russell Wimberly, told the newspaper. “We got to talking, and he started buying me drinks.” Wimberly said Koppel drank whiskey, and neither man had anything to eat all day.

the president’s week, with clips of public events and private conversation. As Obama gets last-minute instructions before a state visit by Mexican President Felipe Calderon, he jokes with his wife about who should stand where, then adds, “I’ve only been briefed like eight times on this.” The videos often end with a light moment, and the first one gave a small nod to the creator of the weekly series. As Obama is seen striding into the White House, he asks an unseen cameraman, “Arun, why are you filming me now?” That would be White House videographer Arun Chaudhary. He said in an e-mail he got the idea to do “West Wing Week” because he had “lots of interesting clips that couldn’t really stand on their own but did when collected together.”

Mexico judge OKs arrest in death of producer’s wife CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — A judge in Mexico issued an arrest warrant Monday for a former “Survivor” producer suspected in the killing of his wife while on vacation with their children at a Cancun resort, the state attorney general said. Francisco Alor, the state attorney general in Quintana Roo state, said prosecuBruce tors would iniBeresford-Redman tiate extradition proceedings soon seeking to return TV producer Bruce Beresford-Redman from the United States. Prosecutors will seek “international collaboration” in the return of Beresford-Redman once they have officially confirmed his whereabouts, Alor said. Beresford-Redman has denied any involvement in the death last month of his wife, Monica Beresford-Redman. Police detained the husband briefly and then released him after confiscating his passport and telling him not to leave Mexico. But Beresford-Redman returned to Southern California and stated in court documents there that he had been living with his two children for more than a week.

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Early exit from wedding dinner draws fire from mother-in-law DEAR ABBY ABIGAIL

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South Carolina Dear Lost My Appetite: Let me put it this way — your mother-in-law has a point. Because the music was so loud that you were uncomfortable, you should have asked your hosts to instruct the DJ to lower the volume somewhat. It would have been preferable to walking out. Dear Abby: I’m the supervisor of a small office. One of my biggest challenges is scheduling time off for the female employees. In my day, you

TOMORROW’S HOROSCOPE

BY BERNICE BEDE OSOL • NEWSPAPER ENTERPRISE ASSOCIATION Gemini (May 21-June 20) — A nosy acquaintance might try to probe your thinking to uproot what you want kept secret. Don’t let anything slip out needlessly. Cancer (June 21-July 22) — Inside information given to you by a well-intentioned friend may not be valid, so don’t act on anything without first checking and corroborating it, especially where money is involved. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) — In order for any partnership arrangement to work out, it has to possess harmony of purpose. Don’t team up with anybody whose aims or objectives are not in synch with yours. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — It is always important to size-up people realistically, especially if they could have an effect on your personal welfare. Problems could ensue if your assessments are wishful and illogical. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) — The small details are what could get you in trouble with your commercial affairs if you’re not careful. What appears to be an insignificant detail could prove to be a thorn in your side later. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) — Don’t allow another to pressure you into doing something you’d regret or that would put you in a position that you’d be unable to get out of. Make certain that you’re able to make up your own mind. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) — Properly acknowledge anyone who goes out of his/her way to do something special for you. Ingratitude would leave an impression that would be extremely difficult to erase. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Small expenditures have a way of surprisingly growing into a huge, significant total if you carelessly spend on a whim. Do your best to manage your resources mentally, not emotionally. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) — Be sure to pay more attention to details. It will be your downfall if you don’t, and are careless about a matter that you are overly anxious to conclude. Pisces (Feb. 20-March 20) — There are certain people around whom we must choose our words more carefully because of their sensitivities, and today you could be with one of them. Be kind and tread carefully. Aries (March 21-April 19) — Avoid pals you know to be penny-pinchers or freeloaders, because it isn’t likely you’ll have the tolerance to put up with any stinginess. Your open-mindedness has its limitations. Taurus (April 20-May 20) — Be particularly careful of what you say when in the presence of someone who has an influence over your work or career. Voicing a piece of your mind could be critically evaluated.

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BY DR. ROBERT WALLACE • NEWSPAPER ENTERPRISE ASSOCIATION Dr. Wallace: I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart. I’m an avid reader of your column. I went away to a high school in another town. Since your column is not printed in this town’s newspaper, my parents send them to me. In the latest package that I received, I found two particular letters hitting close to home. I have been in a relationship with my boyfriend for 16 months. Since I live eight hours from home, we are classified as a “longdistance” relationship. We share a common faith. Awhile ago, we talked about having sex and agreed that we would not because it was against our religion. Recently, however, we (at least I) had been thinking about it more since I will be seeing him soon. However, after giving it a lot of thought, I have once again become sure of my original choice. I have made a list of pros and cons about teen sex and I’d like to share it with your readers. Pros: • We could become closer. Cons: • It could be harder to be apart. • We could lose respect for ourselves. • We could disregard everything that our parents have taught us. • We could disregard everything that the Bible teaches us. • We would lose our virginity. • I’m 16 and he is 17; however, having sex before you are married is wrong no matter what the age. • Since I go to a private Christian school, if it were found out that I was having sex, I would be asked to leave. • If I were to become pregnant, we both would lose any sort of social life and be disgraced. • More than likely we would lose one another, or lose respect for one another. This last comment is based on the two letters that you printed in your column from girls who made the wrong decision. They reported that their relationships were broken off because of sex. — Nameless, Boston. Nameless: Thanks for your thoughts on premarital sex. It will help many teens make the right decision on a major topic of conversation. • Dr. Robert Wallace writes for Copley News Service. E-mail him at rwallace@Copley News Service.

didn’t take a day off unless you were very sick or your child was sick. Now they seem to want time off for everything from school events, sporting events, getting their nails done, their faces waxed or tanning appointments. I am amazed at the decline in work ethic. As I read about the unemployment in our country, I would think people would be grateful to have a well-paying job with benefits — but the recession hasn’t slowed any of our female employees down one bit. What has happened to the old-fashioned work ethic that founded this country? (Maybe it went south along with the jobs?) And by the way, Abby, I am a female. — Takes My Job Seriously Dear Takes: Most companies give employees time off

for personal business and vacations, as well as time off for their own illnesses or the illness of family members. If they choose to use the time the way you have described, it is their right to do so. However, if they are taking more than the company offers, that could be a problem. While I understand your point, please try to be less judgmental. Dear Abby: My wife and I work and lead busy lives. The dinner table is the only place we can sit together with our son and have a relaxing conversation. My wife, however, goes off and eats by herself saying she can’t wait — even though dinner is almost ready. I have tried telling her I prefer family time, but she brushes me off or becomes angry. Any suggestions? — Hungry for Conversation

Dear Hungry: Yes. If you want family dinners with your wife, you will have to find out — and resolve — what is eating her. Clear the air and you may find her less hungry for solitude. A gentle reminder: Families sitting down and sharing meals together is a practice that is happening less and less, and it’s a shame. Teach-

ers tell me that students who eat with their parents usually earn better grades than those who eat in front of a television set or on the run.

• Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at www.Dear Abby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069.

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payable in accordance with the terms of said deed of trust, PHH Mortgage Corporation, the legal holder SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEE'S of said indebtedness, having B6 Tuesday, June 1, 2010 NOTICE OF SALE requested the undersigned WHEREAS, on January 10, Substituted Trustee to exe2006, Franklin David cute the trust and sell said Sterling, Jr. and Stacey land and property in accorSterling, Husband and Wife dance with the terms of said executed a certain deed of deed of trust and for the trust to Emmett James purpose of raising the sums House or Bill R. McLaughlin, due thereunder, together Trustee for the benefit of with attorney's fees, trustee's Regions Bank d/b/a Regions fees and expense of sale. Mortgage, which deed of NOW, THEREFORE, I, J. trust is of record in the office Gary Massey, Substituted of the Chancery Clerk of Trustee in said deed of trust, Warren County, State of will on June 22, 2010 offer Mississippi in Book 1573 at for sale at public outcry and Page 267; and sell within legal hours (being WHEREAS, Regions Bank between the hours of 11:00 d/b/a Regions Mortgage, has a.m. and 4:00 p.m.), at the heretofore substituted J. West Door of the County Gary Massey as Trustee by Courthouse of Warren Couninstrument dated April 27, ty, located at Vicksburg, 2010 and recorded in the Mississippi, to the highest aforesaid Chancery Clerk's and best bidder for cash the Office in Book 1508 at Page following described property 500; and situated in Warren County, WHEREAS, default having State of Mississippi, to-wit: been made in the terms and All of Lot 10B, PEAR conditions of said deed of ORCHARD SUBDIVISION, trust and the entire debt seas shown by plat of record in cured thereby having been Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday, Closed Saturday Sunday. Post Plaza, 1601-F North Frontage Road, Vicksburg, MS 39180 Plat Book 3 at Page& 121 of declared to be due and the land records of Warren payable in accordance with County, Mississippi, and the terms of said deed of being contained therein in trust, Regions Bank d/b/a Plat Cabinet "A" at Slot Regions Mortgage, the legal 202-C, and also being shown holder of said indebtedness, by plat of record in Plat Book having requested the under3 at Page 128 of the Land signed Substituted Trustee Records of Warren County, SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEE'S IN THE CHANCERY PUBLIC NOTICE OF to execute the trust and sell Mississippi, and being COURT OF WARREN NOTICE OF SALE INVITATION TO BID IN THE CHANCERY said land and property in accontained in Plat Cabinet "A" COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI WHEREAS, on January 14, FOR OIL, GAS AND COURT OF WARREN cordance with the terms of at Slot 204-C. IN THE MATTER OF THE 2005, Defrancis W. Harvey, MINERAL LEASES COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI said deed of trust and for the LESS AND EXCEPT: ESTATE OF an unmarried person, TO ALL PERSONS INTERIN RE: IN THE MATTER OF purpose of raising the sums That certain property OSCAR MCCLINE executed a certain deed of ESTED IN THE FOLLOWTHE ADOPTION OF due thereunder, together described as Parcel Two in CAUSE NO. 2009-147PR trust to Emmett James ING DESCRIBED SIXwith attorney's fees, trustee's A. L. M., A MINOR, Deed conveyed to Lillian MARY MCCLINE House or Bill R. McLaughlin, TEENTH SECTION fees and expense of sale. BY SHIRLEY MILES AND Toney by SandersPETITIONER Trustee for the benefit of SCHOOL LAND IN WARNOW, THEREFORE, I, J. Hollingsworth Builders, LLC, JAMES HENRY MILES NOTICE TO CREDITORS Union Planters Bank, N.A. REN COUNTY, MISSISSIPGary Massey, Substituted dated October 10, 2003 and The undersigned, having which deed of trust is of CAUSE NO. 2010-006-AD Classified line ads are charged the PI, TO-WIT: Trustee according in said deed to of trust, recorded in Deed Book 1320 been appointed Administrarecord in the office of the VS. Section 16, Township 18 on June 22, 2010 offer lines. Forwillcomplete pricing at Page 445 of the Land trix of thenumber Estate of of Oscar Chancery Clerk of Warren AMBER NICOLE BLISS North, Range 2 East, Warren Records of Warren County, at public outcry and McCline,information Deceased, by the County, State of Mississippi AND JOSHUA DARYL contactfor asale Classified Sales(being sell within legal hours County, Mississippi. Mississippi. Chancery Court of Warren in Book 1511 at Page 744; McKAY RESPONDENT between the hours of 11:00 You are hereby notified that I WILL CONVEY only such County,Representative Mississippi on the today and at 601-636-SELL. THE STATE OF a.m. and 4:00 p.m.), at the sealed proposals to lease for title as vested in me as 3rd day of December, 2009, WHEREAS, said Deed of MISSISSIPPI: oil, gas and mineral exploSubstituted Trustee. on this day gives notice to all West Door of the County Trust was subsequently Ads cancelled before expiration dateofordered are Courthouse Warren CounTO: Amber Nicole Bliss persons having a claim assigned to EverBank by ration, development and pro- WITNESS MY SIGNATURE ty, located at Vicksburg, McKay whose last known charged at prevailing for days actually run, on this 25th day of May, against the said Estate to rate only instrument dated October 7, duction for the above deMississippi, to the highest have4the probated and $8.28 2008 and recorded in Book street address is 665 County scribed parcel of school land 2010. linesame minimum charge. minimum and best bidder forcharge. cash the registered by the Chancery 1488 at Page 823 of the Line Road, Springdale, may be filed with Superinten- #J. Gary Massey SUBSTITUTED Clerk of Warren County, Mis- following described property aforesaid Chancery Clerk's Arkansas 72764, but after dent of Education of the situated in Warren County, TRUSTEE## sissippi, within ninety (90) office; and Vicksburg Warren School diligent search and inquiry Shapiro & Massey, L.L.P. days after the date of the first State of Mississippi, to-wit: WHEREAS, EverBank has District, 1500 Mission 66, her present street address Commence at the Northwest 1910 Lakeland Drive publication of this notice, and heretofore substituted J. Vicksburg, Mississippi, no and post office address corner of Section 32, Suite B a failure to probate and regGary Massey as Trustee by later than 5:30 p.m. on the are unknown. Township 15 North, Range 4 Jackson, MS 39216 ister a claim within ninety instrument dated April 27, 24th of June, 2010, and you You have been made a East, Warren County, (601)981-9299 (90) days from said first date 2010 and recorded in the are invited to submit sealed Mississippi, and run thence Defendant in the suit filed in 319 Belize Court of publication will bar the aforesaid Chancery Clerk's bids for said parcel specifySouth 40 degrees 23 the Chancery Court of Vicksburg, MS 39180 claim forever. Office in Book 1508 at Page ing the bonus to be paid by minutes 27 seconds East 10-000274DM WITNESS my signature on 566; and Warren County, Mississippi, 1023.60 feet to an iron rod the lessee for said lease. Publish: 6/1, 6/8, 6/15(3t) this the 21st day of May, WHEREAS, default having by Shirley Miles and James set in the East line of The form of the oil, gas and 2010. been made in the terms and Henry Miles, Plaintiffs, Yorktown Road, a paved mineral lease as prescribed /s/ Mary McCline conditions of said deed of seeking an adoption. private road; run thence by said Board of Trustees MARY MCCLINE trust and the entire debt LEGAL NOTICE TO You are summoned to along the East line of secured thereby having been ADMINISTRATRIX OF THE and the terms prescribed, in- BIDDERS appear and defend against Yorktown Road North 01 deESTATE OF OSCAR MCdeclared to be due and cluding the royalty to be reThe Warren County Port said Petition for Adoption at grees 14 minutes East for CLINE payable in accordance with tained by the lessor and the Commission will accept 232.0 ft to an iron rod 9:00 a.m. on the 25th day of Publish: 5/25, 6/1, 6/8(3t) terms of said deed of rental to be paid by the sealed bids for mowing grass the marking the Southeast June, 2010, in the County trust, EverBank, the legal lessee and the primary term lands owned by Warren corner and POINT OF holder of said indebtedness, courtroom of the Warren NOTICE OF RECEIPT of the lease, is now on file BEGINNING of the parcel to County, Mississippi forming having requested the underCounty Courthouse located OF BIDS FOR and available for inspection be described herein; thence a part of Ceres Research signed Substituted Trustee in Vicksburg, Mississippi, HUNTING AND FISHING in the office of the Superincontinue along the East line to execute the trust and sell and Industrial Interplex, east and in the case of your failtendent of Education of the LEASE OF SCHOOL of said Yorktown Road North said land and property in acof Vicksburg in said county ure to appear and defend a Vicksburg Warren School TRUST LANDS 01 degrees 14 minutes East cordance with the terms of and warehouse property at judgment will be entered District, 1500 Mission 66, NOTICE is hereby given that for 175.0 ft to an iron rod said deed of trust and for the the Port of Vicksburg. against you for things Vicksburg, Mississippi, the Board of Trustees of the marking the tangent point of purpose of raising the sums Bidders may obtain copies of where it may be inspected by demanded and requested Vicksburg Warren School a curve to the right; thence due thereunder, together specifications and directions follow said curve to another all interested parties. Only in the Petition. with attorney's fees, trustee's District will receive sealed iron pin on the South line of to bidders from the Warren the bonus consideration to bids for a hunting and fishing You are not required to file fees and expense of sale. said Yorktown Road reprebe paid by the lessee is subCounty Port Commission ofleases on those certain NOW, THEREFORE, I, J. an answer or other pleading sented by a chord North 47 ject to bid. Sealed bids will Gary Massey, Substituted tracts of school trust lands fice located at 1900 Cherry but you may do so if you degrees 51 minutes East for be opened at 5:30 p.m. on Street, 2nd Floor, Vicksburg, Trustee in said deed of trust, more particularly described desire. 109.4 ft; thence continue will on June 8, 2010 offer for the 24th day of June, 2010, as follows: Mississippi. Issued under my hand and along said South line South sale at public outcry and sell TRACT 1: Section 16, the seal of said Court, this 21 or as soon thereafter as con- The deadline for bids shall degrees 46 minutes East within legal hours (being beveniently possible at a reguTownship 14 North, Range 1 88 be Friday, June 18, 2010, at day of May, 2010. for 95.3 ft to an iron pin tween the hours of 11:00 lar meeting of the Board of East (Davis Island), Warren 5:00 p.m. Sealed bids should a.m. and 4:00 p.m.), at the DOT MCGEE, CHANCERY marking the Northeast corner Trustees for said school disCounty, Mississippi, of said parcel; thence turn be mailled or delivered to the West Door of the County CLERK, trict. Each bid shall be in a containing 417.4 acres, more and run South 01 degrees 14 WARREN COUNTY, Warren County Chancery Courthouse of Warren Counsealed envelope which shall or less. (Minimum bid minutes West for 250.0 ft to MISSISSIPPI ty, located at Vicksburg, MisClerk's office located on the be marked on the outside $12,500.00 per year) an iron pin; thence turn and sissippi, to the highest and BY:/s/ Denise Bailey D.C. first floor of the Warren "oil, gas and mineral lease TRACT 2: Section 16, Town- run North 88 degrees 46 best bidder for cash the folMARCIE T. SOUTHERLAND bid". Bids must be submitted County Courthouse. ship 15 North, Range 3 East minutes West for 175.0 ft lowing described property Attorney At Law on all of the above-described The owners reserve the right situated in Warren County, (Dana Road), Warren back to the point of begin1120 Jackson Street to reject any and all bids and State of Mississippi, to-wit: land as a single tract. Each ning, containing one acre, County, Mississippi, Vicksburg, MS 39183 may waive technicalities and Lots Thirteen (13), Fourteen bid shall be accompanied by more or less, situated in the containing 631.85 acres, Publish: 5/25, 6/7, 6/14, 6/21 a cashier's check or other Northwest quarter of Section formalities. more ore loss. (Minimum bid (14), Fifteen (15), Sixteen (4t) 32, Township 15 North, similar payment in the Publish: 6/1, 6/8(2t) (16), Seventeen (17) and $5,005.00 per year) * Bow Range 4 East, Warren amount of 10% of the bid Eighteen (18), Square Two hunting only County, Mississippi. made, which sum shall be (2), Idlewild Survey, a plat TRACT 3: Section 28, SECTION 00 10 00 NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE and along with a whereof is duly recorded in Township 15 North, Range 4 Together TRUSTEE'S SALE ADVERTSIMENT FOR BIDS returned if the bid is not acnon-exclusive easement for the office of the Chancery cepted. Final and complete East, (South Park), Warren By virtue of that certain Deed The Vicksburg Housing the purpose of Clerk of Warren County, payment of the bid shall be County, Mississippi, contain- ingress/egress on and along of Trust made on the 1st day Authority, Vicksburg, Mississippi, being the same made by cashier's check or ing 272.00 acres, more or of September, 2006, by W. Yorktown Road leading from Mississippi will receive bids similar payment within 48 T. Harris, to Charlene Griffin, property conveyed to the less. (Minimum bid Fisher Ferry Road, a paved for their "2009 Capital Mayor and Aldermen of the hours after a bid is accepted. Trustee, subsequently $2,100.00 per year) * Bow Warren County Road, to the Fund Program" at the City of Vicksburg, MississipThe Board reserves the right replaced by B. Blake Teller, hunting only West boundary of the pi, by Patent No. 39835 of Management Office at 131 to reject any and all bids. Substituted Trustee, The term of the leases will above-described property, a Elizabeth Circle, Vicksburg, pursuant to valid Substitution the State of Mississippi, The above-described land is distance of 0.25 mile. be for five (5) years which said patent is duly MS until 2pm, Wednesday, of Trustee which is recorded made available for leasing I WILL CONVEY only such beginning July 1, 2010, and recorded in the Office of the June 23, 2010 at which time in Deed Book 1508 at Page under the provisions of Sectitle as vested in me as expiring June 30, 2015. Bids Chancery Clerk of Warren they will be publicly opened tion 29-3-99 of the Mississip- 703 of the Land Records of Substituted Trustee. will be received at the County, Mississippi, and and read. The work will Warren County, Mississippi, pi Code Annotated 1972, as WITNESS MY SIGNATURE Superintendent of being the same property to secure certain generally involve door hardamended. conveyed to DeWitt W. Dunn Education's office, Vicksburg on this 26th day of May, indebtedness therein ware, kitchen cabinets, and This the 20th day of May, and Vera Logue Dunn, Warren School District, 1500 2010. mentioned for the benefit of miscellaneous carpentry. J. Gary Massey 2010. husband and wife, by deed Mission 66, Vicksburg, MisGuaranty Bank & Trust Drawings and Specifications SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEE of the Mayor and Alderman BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF sissippi, at any time prior to Company, which Deed of Shapiro & Massey, L.L.P. are available in the office of of the City of Vicksburg, THE 10:00 a.m. on June 24, 2010. 1910 Lakeland Drive Trust is duly recorded in Jones-Zander, Architecture Mississippi, dated the 26th VICKSBURG WARREN Bids for each tract should be Suite B Book 1611 at Page 137 of day of January, 1942, which Planning, P.O. Box 1365, SCHOOL DISTRICT the Records of Mortgages made on the forms available Jackson, MS 39216 said deed is a matter of 1500 Gate Way, Grenada, WARREN COUNTY, MISand Deeds of Trust on Land at the Superintendent's office (601)981-9299 record in Deed Book 228, at Mississippi 38901-1365 to SISSIPPI in the Office of the Chancery and should be accompanied 2060 Yorktown Road Page 184 of the Land Deed each General Contractor BY: James G. Price Clerk of Warren County, by cash, certified or cashier's Vicksburg, MS 39180 Records of Warren County, upon deposit of $40 per set. Superintendent Mississippi; and pursuant to check in the sum of ten 10-000417LB Mississippi, and being the Deposits will be refunded to Publish: 6/1, 6/8, 6/15(3t) the power and authority Publish: 6/1, 6/8, 6/15(3t) (10%) percent of the annual same and identical property vested in me, as Substituted bona fide bidders on return conveyed to the undersigned rental bid, which said deposit Trustee, and at the request of the bid documents in good will be returned if the bid is Peter A. Franco by deed of condition within ten (10) days SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEE'S of the owner of said indebtnot accepted. Bids shall be Vera Logue Dunn, James NOTICE OF SALE edness, default having been after opening of bids. Harris Dunn and Elizabeth Substitute Trustee's submitted in sealed enWHEREAS, on November made in the payment due Subcontractors and material Dunn, which said deed is Notice of Sale velopes plainly marked on 16, 2007, John F. Bowser, thereunder as described in suppliers may secure dated the 9th day of DecemSTATE OF MISSISSIPPI the outside of the envelope an unmarried person, Promissory Note by said documents upon deposit of ber, 1961, and is a matter of COUNTY OF Warren "HUNTING AND FISHING executed a certain deed of Deed of Trust secured and record in Deed Book 370, at $40 of which $20 will be LEASE BID" and the particu- WHEREAS, on the 7th day trust to First American Title, the payment of the interest Page 473 of the Land retained for reproduction and of March, 1996 and lar section, township and Trustee for the benefit of thereunder accruing and the Records of Warren County, handling costs, whenever acknowledged on the 7th Mortgage Electronic Regisrange. All terms and condiholder and the owner of the Mississippi. plans are returned to the day of March, 1996, Michael tration Systems, Inc. which Note having elected under tions are set forth in the proI WILL CONVEY only such deed of trust is of record in Architect within ten (10) days the terms of said Deed of posed lease for each section J. Terry, Jr. and Tabitha D. title as vested in me as the office of the Chancery Trust to declare said Note Terry, executed and after bid opening date. now on file with the SuperinSubstituted Trustee. Clerk of Warren County, due and payable as by said delivered a certain Deed of Each bid must be submitted tendent of Education and WITNESS MY SIGNATURE State of Mississippi in Book Deed of Trust authorized, Trust unto Rowan H. Taylor, in duplicate on forms furavailable for inspection by on this 13th day of May, 1683 at Page 208; and and the same remaining Jr., Trustee for PHH nished by the Architect and any prospective bidder. 2010. WHEREAS, said Deed of unpaid, I, B. Blake Teller, as Mortgage Services must be accompanied by a The bids will be opened by J. Gary Massey Trust was subsequently Substituted Trustee, will beCorporation, Beneficiary, to certified check or bid bond in the Superintendent of EduSUBSTITUTED assigned to PHH Mortgage tween the legal hours of secure an indebtedness an amount not less than 5 TRUSTEE## cation or his designee on Corporation by instrument 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Shapiro & Massey, L.L.P. percent of the Base Bid; the June 24, 2010, at 10:00 a.m. therein described, which dated March 10, 2010 and Wednesday, the 16th day of Deed of Trust is recorded in 1910 Lakeland Drive successful bidder will be at the conference room of recorded in Book 1506 at June, 2010, at the main front Suite B required to furnish a the Vicksburg Warren School the office of the Chancery Page 718 of the aforesaid door of the Cherry Street Clerk of Warren County, Jackson, MS 39216 District, 1500 Mission 66, Performance Bond and a Chancery Clerk's office; and side of the county court(601)981-9299 Mississippi in DT Book 1047 Vicksburg, Mississippi. WHEREAS, PHH Mortgage Payment Bond in the amount house in Vicksburg, Warren 2003 Floyd Avenue at Page 460 # 114318; and Corporation has heretofore The present holder of the County, Mississippi, expose of 100 percent of the Vicksburg, MS 39183 WHEREAS, on the 2nd day substituted J. Gary Massey for sale at public auction to hunting and fishing rights Contract. 10-000473DM of March, 1998, Michael J. as Trustee by instrument the highest and best bidder has the right to match the The work will be awarded Publish: 5/18, 5/25, 6/1(3t) Terry, Jr. and Tabitha D. dated March 19, 2010 and for cash the following highest bid received, if under one prime contract. Terry, sold the property, recorded in the aforesaid described property conveyed he/she/it submits a valid bid. For bids in excess of IN THE CHANCERY Chancery Clerk's Office in by said Deed of Trust, said The Board of Trustees of the conveying said indebtedness $50,000, bid envelopes shall COURT OF WARREN unto Vickie L. Williams, by Book 1506 at Page 719; and property being situated in Vicksburg Warren School contain, on the exterior side, COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI WHEREAS, default having instrument recorded in the Warren County, State of District reserves the right to the Contractor's Certificate of been made in the terms and Mississippi, being described GARY C. SMITH office of the aforesaid reject any and all bids. Responsibility number. PLAINTIFF conditions of said deed of as follows: Chancery Clerk in Book JAMES G. PRICE, NO EXCEPTIONS trust and the entire debt VS Beginning at the northeast SUPERINTENDENT OF ED- 1132 at Page 547 # 135456; All bids shall be written on secured thereby having been corner of Rose Old-Timers, KRYSTAL M. LANHAM and UCATION the form provided and shall declared to be due and Inc., property on Eagle Lake, DEFENDANT WHEREAS, on the 18th day VICKSBURG WARREN payable in accordance with Warren County, Mississippi be sealed in an envelope. All NO. 2010-169 GN of September, 2009, the SCHOOL DISTRICT the terms of said deed of as recorded in Book 340, other methods of bidding, SUMMONS Holder of said Deed of Trust Publish: 6/1, 6/8, 6/15(3t) trust, PHH Mortgage Page 389 and Book 602, except telegraphic modifica(Service by Publication: substituted and appointed Corporation, the legal holder Page 622, Warren County Residence Unknown) tions, will be considered Emily Kaye Courteau as of said indebtedness, having Courthouse, Vicksburg, TO: KRYSTAL M. LANHAM, non-responsive. NO SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEE'S Trustee in said Deed of requested the undersigned Mississippi, being also on whose last known address EXCEPTIONS NOTICE OF SALE Trust, by instrument recordSubstituted Trustee to exethe South right-of-way of was in Westland, MI but WHEREAS, on January 10, The successful bidder will be ed in the office of the cute the trust and sell said State Highway 465, running whose present address is 2006, Franklin David required to furnish and pay aforesaid Chancery Clerk in land and property in accorthence South 36 degrees 30 unknown to Plaintiff after diliSterling, Jr. and Stacey for satisfactory Performance Book 1500 at Page 629 # dance with the terms of said minutes West, 305 feet more gent search and inquiry to Sterling, Husband and Wife 272779; and and Payment Bonds or a deed of trust and for the or less along a fence line to executed a certain deed of ascertain same. You have WHEREAS, default having 20 percent cash escrow. purpose of raising the sums the low-water line of Eagle trust to Emmett James been named a Defendant in been made in the payments Attention is called to the produe thereunder, together Lake; thence North 49 deHouse or Bill R. McLaughlin, the lawsuit filed in this Court of the indebtedness secured visions for equal employment with attorney's fees, trustee's grees 51 minutes West, 90.0 Trustee for the benefit of by Gary C. Smith, Plaintiff, by the said Deed of Trust, fees and expense of sale. feet following the low-water opportunity, and payment of Regions Bank d/b/a Regions whose address is 2407 Lake NOW, THEREFORE, I, J. and the holder of said Deed line; thence, leaving said not less than the minimum Mortgage, which deed of Street, Vicksburg, MississipGary Massey, Substituted low-water line, North 36 deof Trust, having requested salaries and wages as set trust is of record in the office pi 39180. Trustee in said deed of trust, grees 30 minutes East, 305 the undersigned so to do, on forth in the Specifications of the Chancery Clerk of You are summoned to apwill on June 22, 2010 offer feet more or less to the south the 8th day of June, 2010, I must be paid on this project. Warren County, State of pear and defend against said for sale at public outcry and right-of- way of said Highway will during the lawful hours of Mississippi in Book 1573 at This project is also subject to Complaint for Child Custody sell within legal hours (being 465; thence South 49 debetween 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 Page 267; and the provisions of the at 10:30 am on the 23rd day between the hours of 11:00 grees 51 minutes East, 90.0 p.m., at public outcry, offer WHEREAS, Regions Bank Davis-Bacon Act, and HUD of June, 2010 in the Warren a.m. and 4:00 p.m.), at the feet along said right-of-way d/b/a Regions Mortgage, has for sale and will sell, at the Section 3 requirements. County Chancery CourtWest Door of the County to the point of beginning, bewest front door of the Warren heretofore substituted J. No bidder may withdraw his house in Vicksburg, MissisCourthouse of Warren Coun- ing all in Section 27, TownGary Massey as Trustee by County Courthouse at Vicksbid within 45 days after the ty, located at Vicksburg, ship 18 North, Range 2 East, sippi and in case of your failinstrument dated April 27, burg, Mississippi, for cash to Mississippi, to the highest Warren County, Mississippi, date set for the opening ure to appear and defend, a 2010 and recorded in the the highest bidder, the foland best bidder for cash the containing .63 acre. Being Judgment will be entered thereof, and each bidder aforesaid Chancery Clerk's lowing described land and following described property also part of Lot 3 of Lake against you for the money or must comply with the laws of Office in Book 1508 at Page property situated in Warren situated in Warren County, Front Lots subdivision. other things demanded in the 500; and the State of Mississippi and County, Mississippi, to-wit: State of Mississippi, to-wit: The undersigned will only Complaint. all local laws relative to the WHEREAS, default having That part of Section 31, All of Lot 10B, PEAR convey such title as is You are not required to file performance of said work. been made in the terms and Township 15 North, Range 4 SUBDIVISION, vested in me as Substituted an Answer or other pleading conditions of said deed of The Owner reserves the right ORCHARD East, more particularly as shown by plat of record in Trustee. but you may do so if you detrust and the entire debt seto reject any and all bids, described as follows, to-wit: Plat Book 3 at Page 121 of WITNESS my signature this sire. cured thereby having been and to waive any and all To get to the Point of the land records of Warren the 20th day of May, 2010. DOT MCGEE, CLERK OF declared to be due and formalities and informalities. County, Mississippi, and Beginning, begin at the /s/ B. Blake Teller COURT payable in accordance with Submitted by: being contained therein in B. BLAKE TELLER Southeast corner of the BY: /s/ Denise Bailey, D.C. the terms of said deed of /s/ Dannie Walker Plat Cabinet "A" at Slot Substituted Trustee Northeast Quarter of Section trust, Regions Bank d/b/a DEPUTY CLERK 202-C, and also being shown Publish: 5/25, 6/1, 6/8, 6/15 Mr. Dannie Walker 31, Township 15 North, Regions Mortgage, the legal DATED: 5/11/2010 by plat of record in Plat Book (3t) Executive Director Range 4 East, Warren holder of said indebtedness, Publish: 5/18. 5/25, 6/1(3t) 3 at Page 128 of the Land Publish: 5/25, 6/1(2t) County, Mississippi; thence having requested the underRecords of Warren County, run North 89 Degrees 48 signed Substituted Trustee Mississippi, and being Minutes West a distance of to execute the trust and sell contained in Plat Cabinet "A" 543.85 feet; thence North 04 said land and property in acat Slot 204-C. cordance with the terms of Degrees 59 Minutes East a LESS AND EXCEPT: said deed of trust and for the distance of 85.67 feet; That certain property

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Seconds East, 105.00 feet; of September, 2009, the thence North 88 Degrees 22 Holder of said Deed of Trust Minutes 46 Seconds East, substituted and appointed 7.81 feet to the Point of Emily Kaye Courteau as Beginning, containing 0.36 Trustee in said Deed of The Vicksburg Post acres, more or less and Trust, by instrument recordbeing Lot 406 of Stonegate ed in the office of the Subdivision (Unrecorded) aforesaid Chancery Clerk in TOGETHER WITH a Book 1500 at Page 629 # perpetual, non-exclusive 272779; and easement for ingress and WHEREAS, default having egress over and across the been made in the payments following parcels of property of the indebtedness secured described as follows: by the said Deed of Trust, Easement No, 1: Part of and the holder of said Deed Section 3, Township 16 of Trust, having requested North, Range 4 East, Warren the undersigned so to do, on County, Mississippi dethe 8th day of June, 2010, I scribed as follows: Comwill during the lawful hours of mencing at the Southwest between 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 corner of Lot 27, Lake Forest Subdivision as recorded in p.m., at public outcry, offer Deed Book 608, Page 521 of for sale and will sell, at the west front door of the Warren the Land Records of Warren County, Mississippi; thence County Courthouse at VicksSouth 69 Degrees 20 burg, Mississippi, for cash to Minutes 37 Seconds West, the highest bidder, the fol1906.48 feet to the Point of lowing described land and Beginning of the herein deproperty situated in Warren scribed parcel, said point beCounty, Mississippi, to-wit: ing located on Eastern rightThat part of Section 31, of-way of Oak Ridge Road; Township 15 North, Range 4 thence leaving said right-ofEast, more particularly way along a curve to the left as follows, to-wit: Vicksburg, •described P. 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Box 821668 MSof 39182. having a chord South 73 To get to the Point of Degrees 00 Minutes 48 Beginning, begin at the Seconds East, 161.45 feet, a Southeast corner of the radius of 204.69 feet and a Northeast Quarter of Section length of 165.96 feet; thence 31, Township 15 North, North 83 Degrees 45 Range 4 East, Warren Minutes 35 Seconds East, County, Mississippi; thence 187.91 feet; thence along a curve to the right having a run North 89 Degrees 48 chord of North 88 Degrees Minutes West a distance of 54 Minutes 42 Seconds 543.85 feet; thence North 04 East, 93.03 feet, a radius of Degrees 59 Minutes East a 517.99 feet and length of distance of 85.67 feet; 93.16line feet;ad thence thence NorthPlace 20 Degrees 00 your classified at South 85 Degrees 56 Minutes 09 SecMinutes East a distance of onds East, 123.25 feet; 150.0 feet; thence North 26 thence along a curve to the Degrees 18 Minutes East a left having a chord of South distance of 75.0 feet to the 88 Degrees 46 Minutes 42 Point of Beginning for the Seconds East, 78.03 feet, a following described lot; radius 786.78 feet and In the event of errors,56please call of the very first daya thence North 63 Degrees length of 78.07 feet; thence Minutes a distanceThe of Vicksburg yourWest ad appears. Post will not be North 88 Degrees 22 Min250.0 feet; thence North 26 utes incorrect 46 Seconds East, responsible for more insertion. Degrees 04 Minutes East athan one 308.18 feet; thence North 02 distance of 75.98 feet; Degrees 00 Minutes 22 Secthence North 26 Degrees 53 onds East, 125.63 feet to a Minutes East a distance of point on existing 1.51 acre 4.02 feet;No thence South 63 easement; thence along said ad will be deliberately mis-classified. Degrees 07 Minutes East a easement South 87 Degrees The of Vicksburg Post classified department is the 59 Minutes 38 Seconds distance 200.0 feet; East, 50.00 feet; thence thence 51 classification sole South judge06 ofDegrees the proper for each ad. leaving said easement South Minutes East a distance of 02 Degrees 00 Minutes 22 91.91 feet to the Point of Seconds West, 316.01 feet; Beginning and containing thence North 87 Degrees 59 0.41 acres of land and is Minutes 38 Seconds West, located in the Northeast 50.00 feet; thence North 02 Quarter of the Northeast Degrees 00 Minutes 22 SecQuarter of Section 31, onds East, 140.28 feet; Township 15 North, Range 4 thence South 88 Degrees 22 East, Warren County, Minutes 46 Seconds West, Mississippi; being what is 305.01 feet; thence along a known as Lot ''J'' of the Kiely curve to the right having a Robbins Subdivision, chord of North 88 Degrees unrecorded. 46 Minutes 42 Seconds I will only convey such title East, 82.99 feet, a radius of as is vested in me as 836.78 feet and a length of Substitute Trustee 83.03 feet; thence North 85 WITNESS MY SIGNATURE, Degrees 56 Minutes 09 this day May 4, 2010 Seconds West, 123.26 feet; thence along a curve to the Emily Kaye Courteau left having a chord of South Substitute Trustee 88 Degrees 54 Minutes 43 2309 Oliver Road Seconds West, 84.05 feet, a Monroe, LA 71201 radius of 467.99 feet and a (318) 330-9020 length of 84.17 feet; thence sw/F09-2640 South 83 Degrees 45 Publish: 5/18, 5/25, 6/1(3t) Minutes 35 Seconds West, 187.91 feet; thence along a TNB Loan *** 1356 curve to the right having a A. R. Thomas (FNMA) chord of North 72 Degrees TRUSTEE'S NOTICE 15 Minutes 04 Seconds OF SALE West, 207.09 feet, a radius WHEREAS, on December of 254.69 feet and length of 21, 2006, Agazine R. 213.27 feet, said point being Thomas, a single woman, located on eastern right-ofexecuted a Deed of Trust to way of Oak Ridge Road; T. Harris Collier, III, as thence along said right-ofTrustee for Trustmark way North 47 Degrees 56 National Bank, as Lender, Minutes 38 Seconds East, and for Mortgage Electronic 50.37 feet to the Point of Registration Systems, Inc. Beginning, containing 1.48 (MERS), as Beneficiary, acres, more or less. which is recorded in the Easement No. 2: Part of office of the Chancery Clerk Section 3, Township 16 of Warren County, MS, in North, Range 4 East, Warren Book 1629 Page 411; County, Mississippi deWHEREAS, on April 23, scribed as follows: Com2010, Mortgage Electronic mencing at the Southwest Registration Systems, Inc. corner of Lot 27, Lake Forest (MERS) substituted Mark S. Subdivision as recorded in Mayfield as Trustee, as Deed Book 608, Page 521 of recorded in Book 1508 Page the Land Records of Warren 550; County, Mississippi; thence WHEREAS, there being a South 75 degrees 29 default in the terms and conminutes 58 seconds West, ditions of the Deed of Trust 1708.28 feet to the point of and the entire debt secured beginning of the herein having been declared to be described parcel, said point due and payable in accorbeing located on the Eastern dance with its terms, Mortright-of-way of Oak Ridge gage Electronic Registration Road; thence along said Systems, Inc. (MERS), the right-of-way North 08 holder of the debt has degrees 02 minutes 03 requested the Trustee to seconds West, 44.84 feet; execute the trust and sell thence North 26 degrees 18 said land and property minutes 50 seconds West, pursuant to its terms in order 5.40 feet; thence leaving to raise the sums due, with said right-of-way North 80 attorney's and trustee's fees, degrees 15 minutes 57 secand expenses of sale; onds East, 22.57 feet; NOW, THEREFORE, I, Mark thence along a curve to the S. Mayfield, Trustee for said right having a chord of North Deed of Trust, will on June 87 degrees 41 minutes 56 15, 2010, offer for sale at seconds East, 257.49 feet, a public outcry, and sell within radius of 1161.26 feet and a legal hours (being between length of 258.14 feet; thence the hours of 11:00 A.M., and South 85 degrees 56 4:00 P.M.), at the main door minutes 09 seconds East, of the Warren County 107.14 feet; thence along a Courthouse, located in curve to the left having a Vicksburg, MS, to the chord of South 88 degrees highest and best bidder for 48 minutes 50 seconds East, cash, the following described 193.18 feet, a radius of property situated in Warren 1972.46 feet and a length of County, MS, to-wit: 193.25 feet; thence North 88 Part of Section 3, Township degrees 22 minutes 46 16 North, Range 4 East, seconds East, 251.23 feet; Warren County, Mississippi thence North 04 degrees 04 described as follows: minutes 20 seconds West, Commencing at the 280.26 feet to a point on Southwest corner of Lot 27, existing 1.88 acre easement; Lake Forest Subdivision as thence along said easement recorded in Deed Book 608, North 88 degrees 22 minutes Page 521 of the Land 46 seconds East, 50.05 feet; Records of Warren County, thence leaving said easeMississippi; thence South 61 ment South 04 degrees 04 Degrees 53 Minutes 28 minutes 20 seconds East, Seconds West, 1198.71 feet 305.54 feet; thence South 02 to the Point of Beginning of degrees 00 minutes 22 secthe herein described parcel; onds West, 182.89 feet; thence South 02 Degrees 00 thence North 87 degrees 59 Minutes 22 Seconds West, minutes 38 seconds West, 140.28 feet; thence South 88 50.00 feet; thence North 02 Degrees 22 Minutes 46 Secdegrees 00 minutes 22 seconds West, 85.01 feet; onds East, 154.93 feet; thence along a curve to the thence South 88 degrees 22 right having a chord of South minutes 46 seconds West, 89 Degrees 23 Minutes 26 250.69 feet; thence along a Seconds West, 27.77 feet, a curve to the right having a radius of 786.78 feet and a chord of North 88 degrees 48 length of 27.77 feet; thence minutes 48 seconds West, North 02 Degrees 00 Min198.11 feet, a radius of utes 22 Seconds east, 2022.46 feet and a length of 137.99 feet; thence North 88 198.18 feet; thence North 85 Degrees 22 Minutes 46 degrees 56 minutes 09 secSeconds East, 105.00 feet; onds West, 107.17 feet; thence North 88 Degrees 22 thence along a curve to the Minutes 46 Seconds East, left having a chord of South 7.81 feet to the Point of 87 degrees 42 minutes 28 Beginning, containing 0.36 seconds West, 246.06 feet, a acres, more or less and radius of 1111.26 feet and a being Lot 406 of Stonegate length of 246.57 feet; thence Subdivision (Unrecorded) South 80 degrees 15 minTOGETHER WITH a utes 57 seconds West, 21.89 perpetual, non-exclusive feet to the point of beginning, easement for ingress and containing 1.51 acres, more egress over and across the or less. following parcels of property I will convey only such title described as follows: as is vested in me, without Easement No, 1: Part of any express or implied Section 3, Township 16 warranties. North, Range 4 East, Warren WITNESS my signature this County, Mississippi deMay 25, 2010. scribed as follows: Com/s/ MARK S. MAYFIELD mencing at the Southwest MARK S. MAYFIELD, corner of Lot 27, Lake Forest Trustee Subdivision as recorded in Mark S. Mayfield, PLLC, Deed Book 608, Page 521 of Riverhill Tower Building, the Land Records of Warren 1675 Lakeland Dr., Suite County, Mississippi; thence 306, Jackson, MS 39216, South 69 Degrees 20 Phone 601-948-3590, Minutes 37 Seconds West, HYPERLINK "mailto:Mayfiel1906.48 feet to the Point of dAttys@aol.com" MayfieldAtBeginning of the herein detys@aol.com scribed parcel, said point bePublish: 5/25, 6/1, 6/8(3t) ing located on Eastern rightof-way of Oak Ridge Road; thence leaving said right-ofway along a curve to the left Turn your trash having a chord of South 73 into cash with Degrees 00 Minutes 48 “The Classified Factory”. 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SMALL BUSINESS SUPPLIERS NEEDED. L.W. Matteson, Inc. is a Marine and Dredging contractor working on the Ouachita and Mississippi Rivers. We are currently seeking qualified Small Business vendors registered with the Federal Government in the areas of marine supplies, diesel fuel, hardware and/ or general supplies. Please contact our office at 319754-6705 or email dredge@lwmatteson.com. All vendors must have a valid registration in the Federal Contractors Registry (CCR). THE CEDAR GROVE Missionary Baptist (MB) Church is currently seeking a full time Pastor to provide strong, visionary and spiritual leadership to the congregation and community. Please send your resume to P.O. Box 821373, Vicksburg Ms. 39182, Attention Pastor Search Committee.

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS TO PROVIDE ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

Qualified firms or individuals are invited to submit a proposal, in accordance with this request, to the Warren County Chancery Clerk’s Office, 1009 Cherry Street, Vicksburg, Mississippi 39183, not later than 10:00 AM Central Standard Time on Friday, June 18, 2010. Late proposals will not be considered.

The Administrator shall prepare all the necessary administrative services to properly carry out all activities in the HOME Investment Partnership Grant project(s) through closeout, in accordance with State and HUD prescribed rules, Federal Regulations, Policies, and State law.

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The project(s) includes the following activities: all activities for a proposed 2010 HOME Homebuyer Assistance grant. The contract will be on a lump sum basis. Those desiring consideration should submit proposals, in duplicate, by the time and date stated above and must include the following: Qualifications – List of qualifications of each staff person to be assigned to project. Experience – Information regarding the experience of the firm. This should include types of projects undertaken. Capacity for Performance – Identify the title of staff available to be assigned to provide services. All proposals will be rated on the following system (including description and maximum points) to determine the best offeror: Qualifications – 40; Experience – 40; Capacity – 20; Total - 100 Points. Proposals will be reviewed by the selection committee using the above selection criteria. A written contract will be awarded to the firm whose proposal is within the competitive range and determined by the committee to be the most advantageous to the Warren County Board of Supervisors, price and other factors considered. The contract will include the scope and extent of work and other essential requirements. Any questions concerning this Request for Proposals should be submitted in writing to John Smith, Warren County Administrator, via fax at 601 630-8020 or email at johns@co.warren.ms.us. Phone 601 634-8073. The Warren County Board of Supervisors reserves the right to reject any and all proposals. Publish: 6/1, 6/8(2t)

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June 24, 2010

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Publication Date: Thursday, June 24, 2010 Advertising Deadline: Tuesday, June 08, 2010

• CLASSIFIEDS • 601-636-7355 • www.vicksburgpost.com •


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Tuesday, June 1, 2010

The Vicksburg Post

PUT THE CLASSIFIEDS TO WORK FOR YOU! Check our listings to find the help you need..

• Contractors • Electricians • Roofers • Plumbers

• Landscapers

24. Business Services

27. Rooms For Rent

29. Unfurnished Apartments

29. Unfurnished Apartments

33. Commercial Property

34. Houses For Sale

34. Houses For Sale

37. Recreational Vehicles

AFFORDABLE PAINTING. Quality work, interior/ exterior, pressure washing. References. 601-218-0263.

NIGHTLY, WEEKLY, MONTHLY RATES. Between Ameristar and Diamond Jacks Casino. Multiple night discounts, no deposit, best prices in town. DIXIANA MOTEL 4041 WASHINGTON STREET VICKSBURG, MS.

1, 2 AND 3 BEDROOM APARTMENTS, downtown. $400 to $650 monthly, deposit required. 601-638-1746.

2 BEDROOMS, 1 bath. 1214 Main Street, central air/ heat. $495 plus deposit. 601-831-1728.

✰✰FOR LEASE✰✰

By owner- 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath completely remodeled brick home. Bovina area, hardwood & ceramic flooring, new metal roof, approx. 1558 sq. ft. $135,000. For appointment, 601-415-4518

BIDS ARE BEING Considered for home at 114 Hillside Circle. Bid period closes Friday June 11th, 2010. Call 601-636-2483 For Details.

2005 KEYSTONE. 27 foot, 1 slide, bumper pull, with hitch. New condition. $6,500. 601-638-3653 or 601-218-1838.

BARBARA'S LAWN SERVICE. Grass too tall, give us a call. Low prices, great service. 601-218-8267, 601629-6464, leave message.

Toni Walker Terrett Attorney At Law 601-636-1109

28. Furnished Apartments

• Bankruptcy Chapter 7 and 13 • Social Seurity Disability • No-fault Divorce

1 BEDROOM. FURNISHED, with utilities, washer/ dryer, wireless internet, cable, garage. $200 weekly. 601-638-1746.

DIRT AND GRAVEL hauled. 8 yard truck. 601638-6740.

CORPORATE APARTMENT. Fully furnished. $800 monthly, utilities, weekly cleaning, off street parking. 601-661-9747.

ELVIS YARD SERVICES. General yard clean-up, rake leaves, grass cutting, tree cutting, reasonable. 601415-7761. Quick response. FOR HOME REPAIR. 13 years experience. Plumbing, electrical, carpentery, painting. Call R. Smith. 601638-2606 or 601-415-1710. J & H TREE SERVICES. Experienced, Licensed and Insured. Free estimates! Cut, trim, remove, no job too big or small. 601-4156074 or 601-618-0407

JOHNSON PAINTING AND MORE Interior & Exterior Painting, Faux Finishing, Staining, Sealing, Power-washing, Drywall & Minor Carpentry. 601-634-8709 (Hm) 601-415-8554 (Cell) River City Lawn Care You grow it - we mow it! Affordable and professional. Lawn and landscape maintenance. Cut, bag, trim, edge. 601-529-6168.

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.

29. Unfurnished Apartments 1 Bedroom $400. 2 bedroom $425. 3 bedroom $450. All have $200 deposit. Refrigerator and Stove Furnished. 601-634-8290.

CONFEDERATE RIDGE 780 Hwy 61 North

Let us be your Best Home Ever! Currently offering special pricing! Call for Details

601-638-0102

30. Houses For Rent Vicksburg’s Most Convenient Luxury Apartments!

Brian Moore Realty Connie - Owner/ Agent

• Cable Furnished! • High Speed Internet Access Available! 601-636-0503 2160 S. Frontage Rd. Vicksburg, MS 39180

BEAUTIFUL HOME ON Colonial Drive. 4 BEDROOM, 3 BATH. On quiet cul-de-sac. Fireplace. 2 Kitchens. Over 3,000 square feet. $1200 monthly. Call 601-831-4506.

EXECUTIVE PLAZA. North Frontage Road, #11, on front. Available June 1st. $600 monthly. Call 601-5293666.

LARGE FAMILY HOME. Fisher Ferry Road, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, bonus room, office. $1350 monthly, deposit/ references. 601218-0214.

34. Houses For Sale

BEAUTIFUL LAKESIDE LIVING

LOS COLINAS. SMALL 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath Cottage. Close in, nice. $795 monthly. 601-831-4506.

Voted #1 Apartments in the 2009 Reader’s Choice

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

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

501 Fairways Drive Vicksburg

CLOSET PHOBIA? Clear out the skeletons in yours with an ad in the classifieds.

601-636-SELL

3 BEDROOMS, 2 baths. 61 South area, deposit required. 601-619-9789.

32. Mobile Homes For Sale

Spring

REDUCED! MUST SELL!

Move-In Special • 1 & 2 Bedroom Studios & Efficiencies • Utilities Paid

Manufactured Home With LAND! Over 2150 sq. ft., 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, new carpet, new paint, deck, skirting. FHA Financing

No Utility Deposit Required

• Downtown Convenience to Fine Restaurants, Shops, Churches, Banks & Casinos

✦ From $495.00 ✦

601-630-2921

Rent or Lease this large family home. Fisher Ferry Road, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, bonus room, office. $1350 monthly, deposit/ references. 601-218-0214.

31. Mobile Homes For Rent

801 Clay Street • Vicksburg

Commodore Apartments Don’t miss a day of The Vicksburg Post! Our ePost now available! Call 601-636-4545, Circulation for details!

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

601-638-2231

318-322-4000

JOHN ARNOLD 601-529-7376 NEED BUYERS: I have access to homes in all prices & sizes to show you, as well as land & commercial property. Central Drive: Nice home w/hardwood floors, freshly painted inside & out, fenced backyard, workshop & 16x16 covered back porch. $69,000. Call John Arnold, Vicksburg Realty, LLC.

Ask Us.

Don’t send that lamp to the curb! Find a new home for it through the Classifieds. Area buyers and sellers use the Classifieds every day. Besides, someone out there needs to see the light. 601636-SELL.

Licensed in MS and LA

Jones & Upchurch Real Estate Agency 1803 Clay Street www.jonesandupchurch.com 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 Judy Uzzle-Ashley....601-994-4663 Andrea Upchurch.......601-831-6490 Broker, GRI

Big River Realty

601-636-6490

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!!!

Candy Francisco FHA & VA Mortgage Originator ! Conventional ! Construction Mortgage ! First-time Loans Homebuyers

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

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REAL ESTATE, INC

JIM HOBSON

Call Jennifer Gilliland McMillin Real Estate 601-218-4538

601.630.8209

Member FDIC

bkbank.com

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

601-634-8928 2170 S. I-20 Frontage Rd. www.ColdwellBanker.com www.homesofvicksburg.net Rental including Corporate Apartments Available

29. Unfurnished Apartments

•Mission Park Dr, Mission 66 Commercial lots, $50,500. •Pear Orchard Offices 1000 sq ft $73,500. •Redwood Rd 1 acre lots $20,000. •Newit Vick, 6 acres $72,500. •898 National St. Duplex $44,500. •Openwood, Clubhouse Cir., Shop 5000 sq ft $69,900. •Openwood 1112 Choctaw Tr.2600 sq ft built in 1985. Swimming pool, deck, fenced in yard. $249,900. •100 Wigwam 4 BR 2 BA $107,900. •1 Grey Creek 30 acres off Freetown Rd $187,500. •1800 Hwy 61 N 4750 sq ft $385,000. •Hwy 61 N Port Gibson 16,800 sq ft on Black River $220,000 •Savannah Hills lot $39,900.

Classified Advertising really brings big results!

29. Unfurnished Apartments

2008 HONDA TRX 500. Power steering, 63 hours, Mud Runners with rims, Front and rear racks. $5,000. Day time 601-636-7551.

40. Cars & Trucks 1991 Chevrolet Extended cab 1500 truck. 6 cylinder, cold air. 145,000 miles. Needs paint. $2,000. 601218-1448. 2004 TOYOTA 4-RUNNER. Like new, low miles, extra nice vehicle. Call 601634-0320. 2005 CHEVROLET IMPALA. 86468 miles, large 4 door sedan. Great for family runs, clean! Must sell! Only $8977. Call Charlie Belden at 601-529-6677. Dealer. 2005 DODGE RAM pickup. 2 door. With Hemi, 29,000 miles. $13,000. 601218-4714. 2006 CHEVROLET TRAILBLAZER. Pewter, has passed 117-point Certification inspection. Lots of extra warranty for only $13,977. Call Charlie Belden at 601529-6677. Dealer. 2007 DODGE CHARGER. 84,000 miles. $9,000. Call 601-415-0760.

REALTOR®•BUILDER•APPRAISER

135 Sullivan Cove

2008 GMC SIERRA SLE. Red, extended cab, 2 wheel drive. Certified. Call Charlie Belden at 601-529-6677. Dealer.

Eagle Lake, 3/2, lakeview, private street, community pier/ boat launch. Call Bette Paul Warner, 601.218.1800 McMillin Real Estate www.lakehouse.com

2008 SATURN VUE XR. A great crossover SUV for the family. White, only 37,020 miles with a 100,000 mile power train warranty. Call Charlie Belden at 601529-6677. Dealer.

601-636-0502

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KEEP UP WITH ALL THE LOCAL NEWS AND SALES... SUBSCRIBE TO THE VICKSBURG POST TODAY! CALL 601-636-4545, ASK FOR CIRCULATION.

1800 SQUARE FOOT on Highway 61 North. Close to River Region Hospital. 601-218-2582.

601-636-8193 VicksburgRealEstate.com

Bigriverhomes.com

2150 South Frontage Road

33. Commercial Property

McMillin Real Estate

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.

Call 601-218-0140

Classic Elegance in Modern Surroundings

26. For Rent Or Lease

Office or Retail Suite B-Apprx. 2450 sq. ft. Great Location! Easy Access! High Visability!

3 BEDROOMS, 1 bath. Great city location, newly remodeled. $750 monthly plus deposit. 601-831-1728.

Secure High-Rise Building • Off Street Parking • 9 1/2 Foot Ceilings • Beautiful River Views • Senior Discounts •

Framing, additions, decks, porches & painting. All types remodeling & repairs. Metal roofs & buildings. Mobile home repairs. No job too small. Dewayne Kennedy 601-638-0337 601-529-7565

1911 Mission 66

36. Farms & Acreage • 10.46 acres Freetown Rd., Bovina, rolling pasture, beautiful home sites, $55,000. • 21.52 acres China Grove Road, wooded, $85,000 (financing available) May & Campbell Land Co., 601-634-8255

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

29. Unfurnished Apartments

1, 2, & 3 bedrooms and townhomes available immediately.

BAD CREDIT? NO PROBLEM! 1999 Ford Explorer 1999 Ford Expedition 2000 Ford F150 2001 Chrysler Sebring 2004 Saturn L200 More to Choose From Gary Cars *Hwy 61 South 601-883-9995 For pre-approval* www.garyscfl.com

BOTTOM LINE AUTO SALES We finance with no credit check! Corner of Fisher Ferry Road and Jeff Davis Road. 601-529-1195. GAS SAVER! 2005 HONDA Civic Hybrid. Great for college or town. Only $10,477. Call Charlie Belden at 601-529-6677. Dealer. TOYOTA CAMRY. CLEAN, low miles. Financing available, no credit check. Call 601-634-0320. WANT A NEW Car, Truck or SUV? Please call Charlie Belden at Atwood Chevrolet 601-529-677, Dealer.

and Remember...

Send a loving message to your Dad for Father’s Day! On Sunday, June June 20th, 21st, we will have a “Father’s Day Card” in the Classified Section of The Vicksburg Post. Cost is $1 per word and $10 per picture. Hurry, Hurry, Hurry!!! Deadline is Tuesday, June J une 15th 16th at 3pm. Bring your message and/or photo to the Classifieds desk at: 1601-F North Frontage Road Vicksburg, MS 39180 601-636-SELL (7355)

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

FOR LEASING INFO, CALL 601-636-1752 www.parkresidences.com • www.bienvilleapartments.com

MAGNOLIA MANOR APARTMENTS FOR ELDERLY & DISABLED CITIZENS! • Rent Based On Income

CLASSIFIEDS REALLY GO THE DISTANCE! Call 601-636-SELL

To Place Your Ad.

COME CHECK US OUT TODAY YOU’LL WANT TO MAKE YOUR HOME HERE Great Location, Hard-Working Staff

3515 MANOR DRIVE VICKSBURG, MS

Toll Free 1-866-238-8861 EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY

601-638-7831 • 201 Berryman Rd

SHAMROCK A PA RT M E N T S Be the first to live in one of our New Apartments! Available January 1st 2010

Bradford Ridge Apartments Live in a Quality Built Apartment for LESS! All brick, concrete floors and double walls provide excellent soundproofing, security, and safety.

601-638-1102 * 601-415-3333

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

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