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Oil stopped: BP watches, waits to see if cap holds By The Associated Press

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NEW ORLEANS — BP said its capped-off well appeared to be holding steady this morning, almost midway into a white-knuckle waiting period in which engineers watched the pressure gauges for signs of a leak. Results monitored from control rooms on ships at sea and hundreds of miles away at the company’s U.S. head-

quarters in Houston showed the oil staying inside the cap, rather than escaping through any undiscovered breaches, BP PLC vice president Kent Wells said on a conference call. Four underwater robots scoured the sea floor but had also found no signs of new leaks. President Barack Obama said today the progress was good news, but cautioned an

anxious public not to “get too far ahead of ourselves.” Obama said the cap was still being tested and there was still an “enormous clean up job” and ensuring quick compensation for Gulf residents and business in the offing. There was no evidence of a leak in the pipe under the sea floor, Wells said, one of the main concerns. Wells said the results were encouraging 17 hours after valves

were shut to trap oil inside the cap, a test that could last up to 48 hours. He said pressure continued to rise inside the tight-fighting cap, a good sign that oil was not getting out somewhere else. The pressure was more than 6,700 pounds per square inch, above the minimum they were hoping to see, but not yet in the high range of 8,000 to 9,000 psi they were hoping for.

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1790: A site along the Potomac River is designated the permanent seat of the United States government; the area became Washington, D.C. 1862: David G. Farragut becomes the first rear admiral in the U.S. Navy. 1935: The first parking meters are installed, in Oklahoma City. 1945: The United States explodes its first experimental atomic bomb, in the desert of Alamogordo, N.M. 1969: Apollo 11, blasts off from Cape Kennedy on the first manned mission to the surface of the moon. 1973: During the Senate Watergate hearings, former White House aide Alexander P. Butterfield publicly reveals the existence of President Richard Nixon’s secret taping system. 1980: Former California Gov. Ronald Reagan wins the Republican presidential nomination at the party’s convention in Detroit. 1999: John F. Kennedy Jr., his wife, Carolyn, and her sister, Lauren Bessette, die when their single-engine plane, piloted by Kennedy, plunges into the Atlantic Ocean near Martha’s Vineyard, Mass.

“The pressures we’ve seen so far are consistent with the engineering analysis work that BP has done,” Wells said. “It’s been a very steady build.” Wells also said work would resume on a relief well, the oil giant’s more permanent solution meant to plug the leak for good underground to end one of the nation’s worst

While income for Vicksburg’s 2011 fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1, is expected to be slightly lower than this year’s $31.1 million, departmental money requests for the coming year are, as usual, running higher. Mayor Paul Winfield has pledged no tax hikes or mass employee layoffs, meaning department heads won’t get A public heareverying on the thing they city’s budwant. get is set for 7 “We’re p.m. Aug. 26. going to have to make some difficult changes over the next few weeks,” Winfield said Thursday after meeting with heads of the police, fire, ambulance and municipal court departments. “There are going to be some changes.” A spending plan must be adopted by Sept. 15, according to state law. Winfield said he anticipates moneycentered meetings with department heads continuing through early August. A public hearing on the budget

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J. Moffett Walker, far right, interviews Beulah Cemetery manager Leo Sims as Wayne Dukes captures it on film Thursday.

Beulah will be subject of documentary By Manivanh Chanprasith

The story of Vicksburg’s largest African-American cemetery is being captured on film and will be available for the public to see by year’s end. The Beulah Cemetery Restoration Committee has commissioned Jackson-based Cam Cam Video

Productions to produce a 20-minute documentary on its private graveyard established in 1884 by the Vicksburg Tabernacle No. 19 Independent Order of Brothers and Sisters of Love and Charity. “While it’s not the first time for the story to be told, it is the first time we’re having this recorded, and have it as a

DVD so that our community and visitors and tourists can come out here and get the story on this historic place,” said committee secretary Karen Frederick, who spoke on behalf of the committee because president Pearline Williams is out of town. “Beulah is an AfricanAmerican history in itself, and the people (buried)

here need to have their stories told. This is our way of doing that.” The documentary will focus on the history of the 126-year-old cemetery, as well as its current state and restoration efforts. The committee enlisted Clinton author and poet J. Moffett Walker to narSee Beulah, Page A8.

Search for Civil War headstone leads to River City By David Hopper A ceremony Thursday at Cedar Hill Cemetery added the name of a Civil War soldier, but it would not have happened had the headstone not been found by Gwen Dunn. The Woodville native said the task had been on her mind for years. The story began in 2006 when Dunn’s friend, Sammy Lou Johnston, asked her to help get a monument for Michel Grimard, a Confederate solider killed in 1863 during the Siege of Vicksburg. Meantime, in Washington state, Lynn Melton, a cousin of Johnston’s husband, had asked a friend to help her get a monument her grandmother wanted for Grimard, her grandfather. But an unknown person had actually ordered a monument made available through the Veterans Administration. It was made and shipped, but not installed. Dunn said she discovered that a monument had been ordered from the Veterans Service Office in Natchez. For confidentiality reasons, the office said they couldn’t tell her who ordered it or where it was. See Grimard, Page A7.

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Bryan Dabney, left, pastor St. John’s Anglican Orthodox Church, and Layne Tedder, 13, fold a Mississippi flag over the headstone of Civil War veteran Michel Grimard at Cedar Hill Cemetery Thursday.

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Morgan Rogillio, 8, the son of David and Helen Rogillio, puts the sail on a boat he built Thursday during Cub Scouts Camp at the Knights of Columbus Hall of Fisher Ferry Road. Sixty-four local Scouts participated in the week-long camp.

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Police seeking suspect No. 2 in home burglary on Howard Vicksburg police expect to charge a second person in a July 5 residential burglary in the 1000 block of Howard Street. An arrest warrant for Jamal Stowers, 22, whose last known address is 128 Jamal Village Drive, Stowers says he faces armed robbery, aggravated assault and residential burglary charges, police Sgt. Sandra Williams said. The victim, a 74-year-old man, told police a woman and three men entered his home, hit him with a pistol and took $3,000 and a watch. Charged four days later was Stowers’ sister, Tamisha Stowers, 30, also of 128 Village Drive, Williams said. She remained in the Warren County Jail on a $75,000 bond.

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from staff reports dren in a vehicle at Ameristar Casino Thursday afternoon as temperatures soared near 100. “One of the employees noticed that four children were in the vehicle, and they summoned the police,” said Vicksburg police Sgt. Sandra Williams. At 3:29 p.m., police arrested Nicholas Sanders, 30, 1019 McGrew Lane, and charged him with four counts of child neglect, a misdemeanor, Williams said. A surveillance video at Ameristar showed the children, ages 2 to 7, had been in the vehicle for about 40 minutes, she added. They were reported uninjured. The children were turned over to the State Department of Human Services, Williams said. Other family members were reportedly contacted to pick them up. Sanders was awaiting an initial court appearance.

1 hurt in shooting at Cherry, Clay A Rolling Fork man was shot during an attempted robbery early this morning at a traffic light at Cherry and

Clay streets, Vicksburg police Sgt. Sandra Williams said. The victim, age 24, told police that at 2:21, a black man wearing a ski mask and black shirt jumped into the back seat of his vehicle and demanded money. A fight ensued, and another man, standing outside, fired shots, hitting the victim in his left arm, Williams said. The victim drove himself to River Region Medical Center, where he was treated and released, hospital spokesman Allen Karel said. Nothing was reported missing, Williams said.

Traffic stop leads to cocaine charge An early morning stop on a misdemeanor traffic violation at Harrison and Martha streets led to a possession of cocaine charge for a Vicksburg woman. At 2 a.m. today, Dianna Thomas, 27, 1103 Jefferson St., Apt. 6, was taken to police headquarters, Sgt. Sandra Williams said. She was held without bond, pending an initial court appearance. She also was held on a forgery charge for the Mississippi Department of Corrections, Williams said.

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CHURCHES First Baptist — Youth Explosion, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday; program, 11 a.m. Sunday; 1511 1/2 Lane St. New Rock of Ages — Choir practice, 2:30 p.m. Saturday; 4944 Valley St. Zion Travelers M.B. — Benefit for Onita Lassiter; 6 p.m. Saturday; 1701 Poplar St.

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House Bryant taps panel to study model OKs flood for pre- kindergarten program insurance Lt. Gov. Phil Bryant said overhaul he’s hopeful By Shelia Byrd The Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some subsidies would be ended and a measure of financial health would be restored under a House-approved overhaul of a program that provides flood insurance to more than 5 million homeowners and businesses in flood-prone areas. The legislation, which approves operations of the National Flood Insurance Program for five years, also allows for some premium and deductible increases as the program tries to recover from Katrina and other 2005 hurricanes that left it some $18.75 billion in debt to the U.S. Treasury. The measure passed 329-90 on Thursday. The flood program, an arm of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, has for more than four decades offered affordable insurance to more than 20,000 communities that participate in flood damage reduction efforts and to residents in federally designated flood zones. Congress has not updated the program since 1994. In the ensuing years the once-solvent program had to pay out some $17 billion in Katrina-related claims and had to deal with FEMA flood zone remapping that has thrust thousands of homes and businesses into areas where they are required to buy flood insurance.

Officials: Ex-Manchin aide tapped for Byrd seat CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gov. Joe Manchin is tapping his former chief counsel and a member of a prominent West Virginia family, Carte Goodwin, to succeed the late U.S. Sen. Robert C. Byrd, Democratic officials said today. Manchin was scheduled to present his appointee this afternoon at a press conference at the Capitol. The 36-year-old Goodwin, a Charleston lawyer, would hold the seat until November. That’s when the governor wants general election voters to decide who will serve the final two years of Byrd’s term.


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Reb image that was retired about seven years ago amid complaints it was too reminiscent of the Old South. The Ole Miss Mascot Selection Committee said the top five choices, in no particular order, are a horse, a land shark, Hotty and Toddy, a lion and a bear. Ole Miss’ signature cheer is

Mississippi man charged with post-Katrina hate crime NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Mississippi man was charged Thursday with firing a shotgun at three black men in New Orleans who were wounded in what prosecutors said was a racially motivated attack in Hurricane Katrina’s aftermath. Roland Bourgeois Jr., a 47-year-old white man, is charged in a five-count indictment with firing a shotgun at the men in the city’s historic Algiers Point neighborhood on the south side of the Mississippi River while they tried to leave the center of the city after the August 2005

hurricane. Bourgeois and others discussed shooting black people and defending the neighborhood from “outsiders” after the storm, the indictment says. He allegedly bragged that he “got” one after the shooting, then retrieved a bloody baseball cap belonging to one of the victims. “When (he) was advised that the man he had shot was still alive, Bourgeois referred to the injured man using a racial epithet and threatened he would kill him,” the indictment says.

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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: | Tel: 601.636.4545 ext 132 | Letters to the editor: or The Vicksburg Post, P.O. Box, 821668, Vicksburg, MS 39182

JACK VIX SAYS: A number we can understand: 1 billion tanks of gas.

OLD POST FILES 120 YEARS AGO: 1890 A big row is caused because Constable Lauderdale makes some arrests of persons for Sunday fishing.

110 YEARS AGO: 1900 Owen McQuaide and Major Barber are thrown out of a jumper on Clay Street.

100 YEARS AGO: 1910 Mrs. Mary Paxton Green leaves for New York to visit her daughter. • Mrs. Mary Michie is visiting in Tensas Parish, La.

90 YEARS AGO: 1920 Capt. J.B. Mattingly is here from Yazoo City. • Bobby and Evelyn Davidson are visiting in Norfield.

80 YEARS AGO: 1930 Clyde Hammond, Kleiser Abel and Harry Poell are the members of the Warren County crop-judging team.

70 YEARS AGO: 1940 R.M. Kelly is guest speaker at the weekly meeting of the Y’s Men’s Club. • Mrs. Oren Russell is named president of the Warren County Council.

60 YEARS AGO: 1950 Ann Virginia Barclift, member of the Mississippi Legislature, is guest speaker at a county-wide meeting of the ParentTeacher Association held at Redwood School.

50 YEARS AGO: 1960 The Dredge Jadwin moves into the Mississippi River to cut deeper channels in areas made shallow by the falling river.


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Elizabeth Ann Bliss dies. • The Warren County Board of Supervisors votes to sell land on the Vicksburg Harbor Park to Southern Distilling Co. for erection of a $43.6 million distillery. • Tom McNamara is elected president of the Culkin Lions Club. • Fabian Forte stars in “A Bullet for Pretty Boy” at the Joy Theatre.

Let’s take a serious duty seriously It’s hard not to notice that President Barack Obama’s insistence on a moratorium on some oil extraction from beneath the Gulf of Mexico dovetails nicely with his professed desire to fast-track the nation into alternative energies, specifically wind and solar. The federal courts have rejected the moratorium and senators from Louisiana, Texas and Mississippi have initiated legislation to do the same. Absent a showing that rigs are poorly operated, the moratorium is nothing more than a job-killing political stunt. Something else we wish this administration would ponder is that when the sun doesn’t shine and the wind doesn’t blow, solar and wind energy producers don’t produce, making them highly unreliable. Without government subsidies, such alternative energy sources are not economically viable. Be clear, the environment will not tolerate indifference. Oil is a finite resource and it’s better to wake up to that sooner than later. But equally real is that even if so-called renewable energy sources created legions of high-

paying domestic jobs, which they don’t, it’s imprudent to bank on a green-job Utopia to save the economy. Even more so in a worldwide recession. Wind and solar power are vastly more expensive to produce, as well as unreliable. As long as economies demand power, they will turn to abundant lower-cost coal, gas and oil. Note the experience of nations. Germany’s support for renewable energy is “braking” that nation’s ability to pay for power and threatens the competitiveness of electricity producers, concedes the former head of a leading green industry lobby group there. Consequently, Germany is considering what Spain has begun — cutting tax-financed subsidies to alternative energy producers. Already reeling from economic instability, Spain has chosen to cancel 25-year subsidies that, according to an industry spokesman, will bankrupt most of the nation’s 600 photovoltaic operators. The Italian government also will cancel its guaranteed prices to so-called green certificate

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holders, which designates gasfree power reliance. The Association of Foreign Banks says solar and wind companies with $6.8 billion in loans may end up in widespread default without those guarantees. Also, separate studies on the costs of tax-subsidized green jobs in Spain and Italy show that for each alternative energy job created, 2.2 and 4.8 normal jobs, respectively, are lost. And pity the residents of Eigg, a small isle off Scotland’s west coast, once billed as “the world’s greenest island” after reducing its carbon footprint 30 percent with a subsidized solar, wind and hydroelectric network. But the award-winning eco-energy system now allows each household maximum energy sufficient only to power a washing machine, a small heater or a kettle, but not all at once, according to the U.K.’s Daily Mail. We’ve got to be better stewards of the planet, but let’s be realistic about it.

Joan W. Muirhead of Vicksburg is appointed sales director of the independent field marketing organization of Mary Kay Cosmetics. • Mrs. Emma D. Pierson dies. • Benjamin Kelso White celebrates his first birthday.

20 YEARS AGO: 1990 The body of a young Vicksburg man found on the bottom of a city pool is said to be the victim of an accidental drowning. • Dr. William F. Mansell is honored by First Presbyterian Church on the 50th anniversary of his ordination as a minister. • Mary Frances Dent dies.

10 YEARS AGO: 2000 Kara Maria Hendricks celebrates her first birthday. • Kenneth McMillin and Brad Townsend open Two Guys Cooking, a lunch stand, on China Street. • Quilts by local artists are on display at the Southern Cultural Heritage Center.

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Republicans on the rise, but could blow it WASHINGTON — The Republican Party is ascendant, emboldened — and on the verge of debilitating mistakes. There is little doubt about Republican ascendance. In June 2008, Democrats enjoyed a nearly 20-point lead in the generic congressional ballot; today they are behind. Approval for President Obama among independents has fallen below 40 percent for the first time in his presidency. Vice President Biden recently protested that he saw no “grand debacle” coming in November for Democrats, thereby giving a name to Democratic fears. A debacle seems precisely what’s in store. But the problem with political waves is that they generate misleading momentum and exaggerated ideological confidence. Parties tend to interpret shapeless public discontent as the endorsement of their fondest ambitions. Obama mistook his election as a mandate for the pent-up liberalism of his party. Some Republican activists are intent on a similar but worse mistake. The Republican wave carries along a group that strikes a faux revolutionary pose. “Our Founding Fathers,” says Nevada Republican Senate candidate Sharron Angle, “they put that



A party that is intimidated and silent in the face of its extremes is eventually defined by them.

Second Amendment in there for a good reason, and that was for the people to protect themselves against a tyrannical government. And in fact, Thomas Jefferson said it’s good for a country to have a revolution every 20 years. I hope that’s not where we’re going, but you know, if this Congress keeps going the way it is, people are really looking toward those Second Amendment remedies.” Angle has managed to embrace the one Founding Father with a disturbing tolerance for the political violence of the French Revolution. “Rather than it should have failed,” enthused Jefferson, “I would have seen half the earth desolated.” Hardly a conservative model, But mainstream conservatives have been strangely disoriented by

Tea Party excess, unable to distinguish the injudicious from the outrageous. Some rose to Angle’s defense or attacked her critics. Just to be clear: A Republican Senate candidate has identified the U.S. Congress with tyranny and contemplated the recourse to political violence. This is disqualifying for public office. It lacks, of course, the seriousness of genuine sedition. It is the conservative equivalent of the Che Guevara T-shirt — a fashion, a gesture, a toying with ideas the wearer only dimly comprehends. The rhetoric of “Second Amendment remedies” is a light-weight Lexington, a cut-rate Concord. It is so far from the moral weightiness of the Founders that it mocks their memory. The Republican wave also car-

ries along a group of libertarians such as Kentucky Senate candidate Rand Paul. Since expressing a preference for property rights above civil rights protections — revisiting the segregated lunch counter — Paul has minimized his contact with the media. The source of this caution is instructive. The fear is not that Paul will make gaffes or mistakes, but rather that he will further reveal his own political views. In America, the ideology of libertarianism is itself a scandal. It involves not only a retreat from Obamaism but a retreat from the most basic social commitments to the weak, elderly and disadvantaged, along with a withdrawal from American global commitments. Libertarianism has a rigorous ideological coldness at its core. Voters are alienated when that core is exposed. And Paul is now neck and neck with his Democratic opponent in a race a Republican should easily win. In addition, the Republican wave carries along a group more interested in stigmatizing immigrants than winning their support. Some conservatives have found Arizona’s anti-immigration law a cause worth fighting for — a law that is poorly written, ineffective, symbolically toxic and likely to be overturned.

The response of many responsible Republicans to these ideological trends is to stay quiet, make no sudden moves and hope they go away. But these are not merely excesses; they are arguments. Significant portions of the Republican coalition believe that it is a desirable strategy to talk of armed revolution, embrace libertarian purity and alienate Hispanic voters. With a major Republican victory in November, those who hold these views may well be elevated in profile and influence. And this could create durable, destructive perceptions of the Republican Party that take decades to change. A party that is intimidated and silent in the face of its extremes is eventually defined by them. This is the challenge of a political wave. It requires leaders who will turn its energy into a responsible, governing agenda. So far — in Congress, among conservative leaders, among prospective presidential candidates — that leadership has been lacking. And so the Republican Party rides a massive wave toward a rocky shore. •

Michael Gerson writes for the Washington Post Writers Group. E-mail reaches him at

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smart money Q: A family member recently died. She had CDs that she had set up as payable upon her death to her children. Her retirement accounts were set up with her children as beneficiaries. She did this with the understanding that these would bypass BRUCE her estate and be paid out directly to her children. The attorney for the estate wants to list them in the inventory and collect fees on them. What is the logic behind a state law that requires accounts with beneficiaries to be listed in the inventory of an estate? It seems like the only purpose is for someone else to get a slice of the pie. — K.B., via e-mail


A: If the CDs are set up as payable upon her death, then those CDs belong to her children. Whether they become a taxable portion of the estate is quite another matter. The same thing is true of the retirement accounts — without the specific language, no one can tell you whether these are part of the estate for tax purposes. Why is the attorney on a percentage or fee basis? When hiring an attorney to handle an estate, an executor in most cases will insist upon an hourly fee rather than a percentage fee. Whether it is too late to change that arrangement is yet another matter, but you have every right to consult with that attorney or another to find out what the legal requirements are in regard to taxes as to the inclusion of these assets. •

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Resolving a high-profile government case linked to the mortgage meltdown, Goldman Sachs & Co. has agreed to pay a record $550 million to settle civil fraud charges that it misled buyers of complex investments. The Securities and Exchange Commission announced the settlement Thursday with the Wall Street titan, just hours after Congress gave final approval to legislation imposing the stiffest restrictions on banks and Wall Street firms since the Great Depresssion. For Goldman, it was a chance to put behind it a case that had tarnished its reputation after it emerged relatively unscathed from the financial crisis. For the SEC, emerging from the embarrassment of a series of lapses, the charges and the settlement were a high-stakes

Senate close to restoring jobless benefits WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 2 million workers who have been laid off for long stretches could get their unemployment benefits restored as early as next week. The Senate plans to take up a measure Tuesday to restore the extended benefits, right after a new Democratic senator from West Virginia is sworn in, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Thursday. With the death of Sen. Robert Byrd, Senate Democrats had been a vote short of the 60 needed to overcome a GOP filibuster. West Virginia Gov. Joe Manchin has said he could name a temporary replacement to fill Byrd’s seat as early as today. The House already has passed a bill to extend the benefits through November, at a cost of about $34 billion. The money would be borrowed, adding to the national debt. About 2.5 million people have lost their benefits since the last extension ran out at the end of May. The bill would add up to 73 weeks of extra benefits, paid for by the federal government, on top of the 26 weeks typically provided by states.




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department is asking for $840,000 for new vehicles. Do they A few key department budget requests for fiscal year 2011, which runs from Oct. 1 to Sept. 30, need them? Probably 2011, plus budgets in recent years: — but how many can we afford? Those are FY2011 request FY2010 budgeted FY2009 spent FY2008 spent the tough decision we Police . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $6,841,530 . . . . . . . . . . . $6,535,350 . . . . . . . . $6,257,563 . . . . . . $6,370,354 have to make.” Fire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $5,745,790 . . . . . . . . . . . $5,574,534 . . . . . . . . $5,170,797 . . . . . . $5,668,075 Municipal Court Ambulance . . . . . . . . . . . . $2,700,473 . . . . . . . . . . . $2,478,867 . . . . . . . . $2,147,169 . . . . . . $2,679,544 Judge Nancy Thomas, Municipal Court . . . . . . . . . $461,313 . . . . . . . . . . . . . $457,292 . . . . . . . . . . $449,720 . . . . . . . . $364,110 who met with the mayor and aldermen before the police and people all the way up to the Delta aldermen Thursday were Fire Chief fire chiefs, offered a few upgrades in to lock them up for something like Charles Atkins and Deputy Chiefs her department that could generate not having a license,” Armstrong Mark Hales and Kenneth Daniels, more revenue for the city. explained. “So what we’re doing is who presented proposed fire and “We need the ability to draft out revamping an ordinance ticket so we ambulance budgets about $392,000 of peoples’ bank accounts who owe can issue citations and not take them higher than the collective $8.44 milmoney for fines and tickets,” the all the way up to the Delta for a $40 lion budgeted for those departments judge said. “I think they would do it ticket.” this year. if we told them we were not going to The chiefs also said the depart“I need ambulances,” said Atkins, work out a payment schedule unless ment’s entire weapons cache needs whose budgets include $180,000 for a they agree to let us draft it out of to be replaced, but said they’re new rescue vehicle and $230,000 for their account.” coming up with a way to do that at no two new ambulances. Thomas also said an online paycost to the city. All the sidearm pisThe department currently has four ment system would likely boost some tols used by the officers were bought frontline ambulances to serve the payments from out-of-town offendin 1992. To finance new weapons, the city and the county, which reimers. Currently, the municipal court chiefs said they intend to swap or burses the city for runs outside does not have a page on the city’s sell hundreds, possibly thousands, city limits. Payments to the city for website. Both payment options would of guns in the department’s invencounty runs this year will total about require some software expense, said tory that have been confiscated by $665,700, said County Administrator Thomas, but she noted both have offenders over the past 40 years. The John Smith. Six aging backup ambubeen successful for other municipaliweapons have to be cleared by a local lances are available in emergency sit- ties in the state. judge — about 600 already have been uations, Atkins said. Thomas has estimated about 7,000 — and sold or swapped through a A new fire station under construcpeople have outstanding fines totalfirearms dealer, they said. tion at the Vicksburg Municipal Airing about $3 million owed to the city, Meanwhile, 13 Tazers purchased port on U.S. 61 South is expected with some of the unpaid tickets and by police in the current budget for to be finished in five to six months. fines dating to 20 years. Whittington approximately $13,000 should begin When complete, two more personnel estimated Thursday that 80 percent to be issued within the next month, per shift will be needed at the very to 90 percent of all fines and tickets Armstrong said, noting all officers least, the chiefs said. Of the combined go unpaid in the city. have been trained to use the stun $8 million budgeted for both departThe city collected $57,112 from guns and will have to submit to being ments this year, about $6.5 million is 77 people during a four-month shocked themselves in order to carry being spent on personnel. fine amnesty period this year. In the non-lethal weapons. South Ward Alderman Sid Beauexchange for making payments, the City Accountant Doug Whittington man wasn’t making any promises debtors had arrest warrants sussaid revenues estimates will likely about all the requests for new vehipended. The program will be brought be between $30 and $31 million for cles and equipment, considering revback again in the coming year, fiscal year 2011, though he noted his enues could likely fall in the coming Thomas said. calculations are still being finalized. fiscal year. Thomas’ only major expenditure The city is running on a $31.5 million “We’ve got to find that fine line request was for a flat screen televioperating budget in the current year, where we can give the best service sion for her courtroom. Currently, with about $7.2 million coming from we can possibly give, not kill our she said, any video evidence must sales taxes, $6.2 million from propemployees by overworking them and be viewed on her laptop computer, erty taxes, $6 million from casino be able to pay for it,” Beauman told meaning she, attorneys and defentaxes and the rest from various fees, the fire chiefs. “I’ve always said if dants must all crowd around the reimbursements and grants. we have to cut, let’s cut back on new bench to look at it together. Also meeting with the mayor and vehicles and equipment. The police

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Continued from Page A1. is set for 7 p.m. Aug. 26. Police Chief Walter Armstrong, joined by Deputy Chiefs John Dolan and Mitchell Dent are asking for $300,000 more than the $6.5 million for police operations this year. Armstrong began his pitch by noting several savings the department has identified this year — including $7,000 by using a new shooting range location, $20,000 by switching to digital cameras instead of developing film and lower bills due to energy conservation efforts. “We did see a need for some increases in other areas of our budget, one of them being salaries and fuel. We now have more officers than we’ve had in recent years and more vehicles,” the chief said, noting 79 officers on the force. Of the $6.84 million request, just shy of $5 million would be spent on personnel — about $400,000 more than anticipated personnel spending this year. Also included in the department’s request is $840,000 for 24 new cars. Dolan noted the department anticipates needing less funding for office supplies, program supplies, membership fees, uniforms and vehicle maintenance. “There were some items in here that no one was looking at; it was just a total waste of money, and I cut all that stuff out,” the deputy chief said. Police also anticipate spending about $275,000 to ferry prisoners to and from Vicksburg, most commonly to Issaquena County — about $25,000 less than last year — due to new ticketing policies. The department has drawn up tickets specifically for offenses against the city code such as noise violations, open container and curfew violation. On the uniform, state-issued tickets currently being used, there’s no option to cite someone for such violations without making an arrest, the chiefs said. The Issaquena detention facility is used because the Warren County Jail is almost always full. “What we were doing was taking

Grimard Continued from Page A1. So three months ago, Dunn and her husband came to Vicksburg. They went to cemeteries and looked through listings — all to no avail. Dunn said she met Venable Moore, sexton at Ceder Hill Cemetery, “and I told him I live a long, long ways away. This has been on my mind since 2006. I said I have to end it because, once I tell somebody I’m going to do something, I have to do it.” Moore told her about Wayne McMaster, a leader in the Sons of Confederate Veterans Gen. John C. Pemberton Camp 1354 in Vicksburg. “If these people can’t help you, you’re just going to have to leave the mystery unsolved,” Dunn said Moore


told her. McMaster suggested they go to Vicksburg Monument Company, and that’s where they found the marker, covered in grime and mold after having set there for four years. “I liked to have passed out,” Dunn said. “That man’s monument has been moved and it was so dirty, we had to pay to have it cleaned.” Dunn said she enjoyed every minute of the search, met lots of nice people along the way, and would do it over again. “Vicksburg has the most friendly, nice, helpful people of any town that I’ve been to — and trust me, I’ve been all over the world,” she said. “Had it not been for the

people being nice and helpful, I never would have found it.” During Thursday’s ceremony, Melton, who flew in from Seattle with her husband, introduced her family members in attendance. Tina Johnston, Sammy Lou Johnston’s daughter-in-law, sang “Amazing Grace” and the “Lord’s Prayer.” McMaster then read a poem. Bryan Dabney, pastor of St. John’s Anglican Orthodox Church, and Layne Tedder, 13, son of Vicki and James Tedder, lifted the Mississippi flag that was draped over the granite stone. McMaster thanked those in attendance for honoring their ancestor and said he was impressed with the turnout.

“I thought it was so meaningful, and it was wonderful to have all these people,” Melton said. “It was such a hospitable group. People we didn’t even know came.” She added that it was “absolutely wonderful” to have the headstone finally in place: “I told my husband I wasn’t going to die until we did this.” Dunn said she couldn’t put into words the feeling of having solved the mystery and seeing the monument where it should be. “It is just very rewarding,” Dunn said. “I’m just really, really happy about the whole thing.” The section of Cedar Hill where soldiers who died of diseases and wounds are buried was designated “Sol-

diers” rest after it was created during the war. Detailed burial records were kept, but lost. In the 1960s, a partial list giving the name, rank, company, unit and date of death was found with about 1,600 names of the estimated 5,000 soldiers buried on the hillside. That led to creation of individual markers through the VA program and placement of the markers in the 1980s using funds raised by Confederate heritage organizations. As more names have been discovered, monuments have been added. The last large group was 72 stones added in 1998.

day in case that bore hole deep underground could be affected by the oil cap effort. Engineers and scientists continue to monitor the

cap’s pressure. When the test is complete, more sea floor mapping will be done to detect any damage or deepwater leaks. BP finally stopped oil from spewing into the sea Thursday for the first time since an April 20 explosion on the BPleased Deepwater Horizon

oil rig killed 11 workers and unleashed the spill 5,000 feet beneath the water’s surface. The accomplishment was greeted with hope, high expectations — and, in many cases along the beleaguered coastline, disbelief. BP Chief Operating Officer Doug Suttles urged caution

and warned the flow could resume, saying it wasn’t a time for celebration.

Continued from Page A1. environmental catastrophes. That’s also a sign that things were going well. Engineers had stopped drilling one of the wells Thurs-

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Sylvester Pendleton Sr. Services for Sylvester “Skeet” Pendleton Sr. will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at W.H. Jefferson Funeral Home with the Rev. Joseph Briscoe officiating. Burial will follow at New Zion Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 until 7 tonight at the funeral home. Mr. Pendleton died Sunday, July 11, 2010, at Shady Lawn Nursing Home. He was 66. He was self-employed as a small-engine repairman. He was a member of New Zion M.B. Church.

Martha S. Redding Martha S. Redding of Vicksburg died Thursday, July 15, 2010. She was 66. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Frank J.

Fisher Funeral Home with Ronnie O’Quinn officiating. Burial will be at Green Acres Memorial Park. Visitation is from 5 until 7 tonight at the funeral home. Mrs. Redding was preceded in death by her father, Percy Shingler; a son, Tommy Redding; and her husband, Jim Redding. Survivors include her mother, Lealia Shingler, nee McBroom; brothers, Ronald Shingler and Charles Shingler; granddaughters, Cassidy Hinson and Bryanna Benham; grandson, Zachary Benham; life partner, James Miles; daughter, Tammy Benham of Oklahoma City, Okla.; and stepdaughter, Kimberly Wilbourn. Pallbearers will be Michael Bolin, Martin Benham, Pat Hearn, Greg Hearn, Terry Miles and Bill Lee. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Daniel Edney, Ricky Shingler and Zachary Benham. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Providence Hospice.


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LOCAL FORECAST Sunday-Monday Partly cloudy; chance of showers and thunderstorms; highs in the lower 90s; lows in the mid-70s

STATE FORECAST TONIGHT Partly cloudy; chance of showers and thunderstorms; lows in the mid-70s SaturDAY-Monday Partly cloudy; chance of showers and thunderstorms; highs in the mid90s; lows in the mid-70s

Almanac Highs and Lows High/past 24 hours............. 97º Low/past 24 hours............... 79º Average temperature......... 88º Normal this date................... 82º Record low..............62º in 1990 Record high......... 103º in 2000 Rainfall Recorded at the Vicksburg Water Plant Past 24 hours......................None This month..............2.19 inches Total/year.............. 22.10 inches Normal/month......1.76 inches Normal/year........ 31.75 inches Solunar table Most active times for fish and wildlife Saturday: A.M. Active..........................10:56 A.M. Most active................. 4:44 P.M. Active...........................11:21 P.M. Most active.................. 5:09 Sunrise/sunset Sunset today........................ 8:10 Sunset tomorrow............... 8:09 Sunrise tomorrow.............. 6:07

RIVER DATA Stages Mississippi River at Vicksburg Current: 31.6 | Change: - 0.1 Flood: 43 feet Yazoo River at Greenwood Current: 14.8 | Change: - 0.5 Flood: 35 feet Yazoo River at Yazoo City Current: 15.3 | Change: - 0.3 Flood: 29 feet Yazoo River at Belzoni Current: 15.3 | Change: - 0.8 Flood: 34 feet Big Black River at West Current: 2.7 | Change: - 0.1 Flood: 12 feet Big Black River at Bovina Current: 7.0 | Change: - 0.1 Flood: 28 feet StEELE BAYOU Land....................................79.1 River....................................78.9

MISSISSIPPI RIVER Forecast Cairo, Ill. Saturday................................. 33.9 Sunday.................................... 33.5 Monday.................................. 32.8 Memphis Saturday................................. 18.2 Sunday.................................... 18.3 Monday.................................. 18.5 Greenville Saturday................................. 36.8 Sunday.................................... 36.7 Monday.................................. 36.6 Vicksburg Saturday................................. 31.9 Sunday.................................... 32.0 Monday.................................. 31.9


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Beulah Continued from Page A1. rate the story, which will include interviews with locals who are connected to the cemetery. “I was very impressed when I realized this was an African-American cemetery,” Walker, 71, said. “I didn’t know the cemetery existed. I knew that before AfricanAmericans had their own cemetery, they were buried in white cemeteries and on private property.” Walker, also a retired elementary school teacher and self-published author of six books, believes she might have relatives buried in Beulah since she was born and reared in nearby Edwards. “I’m looking forward to researching that,” she said. Among those interviewed by Walker, who released her latest book titled “Blueprints of Sir Michael” last week, is cemetery manager Leo Sims. “I think the story should be told because young people

and everybody should know where this cemetery is, what it’s all about,” Sims said. Sims, 80, has only been in charge of managing the cemetery for the last 10 years, but has been bound to the nearly 15-acre site off of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard his entire life. “My parents are buried here,” he said, adding that he has a plot reserved. He also mentioned he was born a few blocks away and still lives nearby. Sims gives a full account of his ties to the cemetery in the short documentary, which also features longtime Vicksburg resident Thelma Rush and the Jefferson family, owners of the first black funeral home in Vicksburg who also have family members buried at Beulah. About 5,500 graves are in the cemetery, which was the primary burial ground for Vicksburg’s African-Americans until the 1940s, when burials started tapering off.


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Continued from Page A1. as Wednesday. The law will give the government new powers to break up companies that threaten the economy, create a new agency to guard consumers in their financial transactions and shine a light into shadow financial markets that escaped the oversight of regulators. From storefront payday lenders to the biggest banking and investment houses on Wall Street, few players in the financial world are immune to the bill’s reach. Consumer and investor transactions, whether simple debit card swipes or the most complex securities trades, face new safeguards or restrictions. A powerful council of regulators would be on the lookout for risks across the finance system. Large, failing financial institutions would be liquidated and the costs assessed on their surviving peers. The Federal Reserve is getting new powers while falling under greater congressional scrutiny. “I’m about to sign Wall Street reform into law, to protect consumers and lay the foundation for a stronger and safer financial system, one that is innovative, creative, competitive and far less prone to panic and collapse,” Obama said. “Unless your business model depends on cutting corners or bilking your customers, you have nothing to fear.” Republicans said the bill is a vast federal overreach that will drive financial-sector jobs overseas. Before the final vote was even cast, House Republican leader John Boehner called for its repeal. At an eye-glazing 390,000 words — half the size of the King James Bible — the legislation doesn’t offer a quick remedy, however. Rather, it lays down prescriptions for regulators to act. In many cases, the real impact won’t be felt for years. One of the top regulators who will be charged with implementing the law, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, said the Senate vote represents a “far-reaching step toward preventing a replay of the recent financial crisis.” The Senate’s final passage of the bill, two weeks after the House approved it, is a welcome achievement for a president and congressional Democrats, both increasingly unpopular with voters four months from midterm elections.

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The land, which shares a border with the Vicksburg National Military Park, was neglected and became overgrown and almost forgotten. For about 20 years, the committee has backed myriad efforts to clear and maintain the land through grants and volunteers. Creating a better inventory of burials is a work in progress. The municipal cemetery, Cedar Hill, has not been racially segregated during its history, which dates almost to the city’s founding. There were, however, generally separate areas in the cemetery for whites and blacks. Funding for the Beulah production, which is reported to be $2,500, will be sponsored by individuals and businesses from the community. Frederick said the documentary, slated to be released as early as the end of this year, will be circulated around various community events before making its way to visitor centers across the state.



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PREP FOOTBALL Red Carpet Bowl at Vicksburg WC vs. Ocean Springs Aug. 20, 6 p.m.

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Warren County Junior Championship at Clear Creek July 20-21 Vicksburg-Jackson Junior Cup July 29-30

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ON TV 8 p.m. ESPN - Welterweights Zab Judah (38-6-0) and Jose Armando Santa Cruz (28-4-0) rumble in a Garden State edition of Friday Night Fights.


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ATLANTA (AP) —Jason Heyward’s impact in his return from a thumb injury was lost in the boxscore. Heyward was hitless in four at-bats in his first game with Atlanta since June 26, but the rookie’s lead role on the field was unmistakable. Two standout plays by Heyward in right field helped Jair Jurrjens give up only one run, and the Braves beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 on Thursday night. “Defense wins games and defense allows good things to happen,” Heyward said. Martin Prado and Chipper Jones hit home runs in the third inning off Dave Bush (47). Corey Hart’s 22nd homer gave Milwaukee a 1-0 lead in the first inning. It was the only run allowed by Jurrjens, who gave up five hits and two walks with three strikeouts in 62⁄3 innings. Jurrjens (2-3) earned his second win in three starts since returning from a hamstring injury. Billy Wagner pitched a perfect ninth for his 21st save. The first-place Braves began the night four games ahead of the Mets in the NL East. Heyward was voted to start in Tuesday’s All-Star game but could only watch with a left thumb injury. He came off the 15-day disabled list against the Brewers and delivered two great defensive plays. Milwaukee’s Casey McGehee was the victim on each play. McGehee led off the second with a single. Jim Edmonds followed with a single to right, and Heyward threw out McGehee at third base. Heyward’s throw to Jones beat McGehee by such a wide margin that McGehee made no apparent attempt to touch the bag on his wide slide.


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Carlton Campbell, a St. Aloysius football player, runs through drills at the Art “Bobo” Harris-directed Fast Feet

performance camp at Balzli Field on Thursday.

The need for speed By Jeff Byrd The start of football practice is just 10 days away, but for a dozen or so local players, practiced started early as former Vicksburg High and Southern Mississippi defensive back Art “Bobo” Harris was back with his speed and conditioning camp at St. Aloysius. Copiah Lincoln junior college linebacker Joe Harris, an All-County team member at Warren Central in 2007, felt Bobo Harris’ blend of shuttle drills and hill crawls was just what he needed to get ready for the upcoming season. “These were some good drills. It hurts right now, but it’s a good kind of hurt,” said Harris. During his senior season at WC, Harris led the Vikings in tackles. After being redshirted in 2008, Harris made the Wolves’ linebacking rotation in 2009.

prep football “We ran a lot of these same drills at Co-Lin, but mostly we hit. Once we put on the pads, we did hitting drills,” Harris said. “So it was good to come out and do this. I got to play a good bit last year at linebacker and I was on all the special teams. I’m trying to decide whether I want to go to Texas and try and play there or stay in Mississippi for another season.” Joe Harris was the oldest of the attendees. The rest were players from Vicksburg High and St. Aloysius. New Porters Chapel Academy strength and speed coach Derrick Collins said Bobo Harris will have more faces this evening. “We couldn’t come today because we had a 7-on-7 game with Delhi Charter, but we’ll bring between seven to 11 here (today). Bobo and I played together at Southern Miss. I love his shuttle drills. These are what we call old

school drills,” Collins said. Bobo Harris had another name for them. “I call it my two hours of power,” said Harris, who resides in Atlanta where he conducts his speed camps in the metro Atlanta area. His youngest camper Thursday was his nephew, DeMarco, who knows all about his uncle’s camp in Atlanta. “He was up there for three weeks,” Bobo Harris said. “It was hard,” said DeMarco Harris, a seventh grader at Vicksburg-Warren Junior High. “He’s going to be on the seventh grade team. He’s already going to be a good one. His brother is Marcus Harris, who started four years at corner for coach (Mike) Dubose at Millsaps,” Bobo Harris said. For St. Al’s Barrett Teller, this was the second time to work at a Bobo Harris camp. “This year he added those hill crawls,” Teller said, with a tired shrug.

Elliot Bexley of St. Al was another returnee. “I’m going to be pretty sore tomorrow, but I’m looking forward to another day of this. It was good to have that guy from Co-Lin and a couple of guys from Vicksburg High. “They pushed us in the drills,” said Bexley, who is slated to play safety and fullback for the Flashes this fall. Darius Rogers, a defensive back and Jarrett Smith an offensive lineman, represented the Vicksburg High Gators. “This was a real good workout. It’s just we needed to get ready. I need to get more of my team out here,” Rogers said. Harris was set to work with a younger group of kids this morning and then will have a second workout with the older kids this evening. “It was a great first day. I had a great group of guys. We got a lot of good work in,” he said.

Guerrero returns to Southaven for big bout By David Hopper Undefeated middleweight Fernando Guerrero returns to Mississippi to headline the main event of an eightbout boxing card tonight at Desoto Civic Center in Southaven. Billed as the “Best of the Best,” the three 10-round bouts feature four undefeated fighters and will be televised live on Showtime. Guerrero (18-0, 15 KOs) promises thrills in his bout with veteran Ishe Smith (21-4, 9 KOs). “The louder they scream, the more people there is, the more action they’re going to see,” said the 23-year-old southpaw. “I want to give a good show. People don’t come just to see an event, they come to see a performance. I think a great performance, even if it’s not with a knockout, it’s an attempt of a knockout.” The Salisbury, Md. native said Mississippi feels like home to him since eight of his fights, including his professional debut in 2007, were held at the Fitzgerald Casino in Tunica. “Even though Salisbury has been my hometown and

boxing all the Salisburians are there for me, Mississippi is just like it,” he said. Guerrero’s aggressive, exciting fightFernando ing style has Guerrero earned him a dedicated fan base. His fights in Tunica were well attended and he draws thousands to the fights in Salisbury, a town of 28,000 in eastern Maryland.

Humble beginnings Before he became one of boxing’s hottest prospects poised for a world title shot, he was a poor kid in the Dominican Republic. “I never knew that I was poor until I came to America,” said Guerrero, who moved to the U.S. when he was 8. “I thought that everybody was poor. We had no shoes. We had to get our own water. We had to grow our fruits, our food, everything.” Running 10 miles a day to train for a fight isn’t so bad, he said, when you’re used

to walking miles everyday while carrying a bucket of water on your head. “It’s a privilege for me because I used to do it for me living, now I’m doing it for my job,” he said. “For me it’s nothing. I think that there’s no limit to anything right now because we used to be in the worst position.” Guerrero’s manager and co-trainer Hal Chernoff, who has trained Guerrero for nearly a decade, said his humble beginnings made him unspoiled. “This is a kid that didn’t need a lot to exist because he never had a lot,” he said. “In every aspect of Fernando’s life, if you gave him a little, to him. it was a lot. If you gave him your time, it was appreciated. If you gave him your shirt, it was appreciated, and that created a great work ethic.” Guerrero began boxing at age 14 in Chernoff’s Main Street Gym in Salisbury and trains there to this day. He didn’t like boxing at first but decided to stick with it because he was “trying to find himself” and had given up other sports. “Nobody likes to say that they like to get hit, that

would be crazy,” he said. “But I kept doing it because I’m like ‘Man, I kind of quit everything, I’ve got to push something. And me being the crazy person that I am, I kind of picked the hardest sport to stick with it.”

A Father-Son Relationship When Guerrero was 17, his father decided to move back to the Dominican Republic. Guerrero chose to stay so he could continue his boxing career with Chernoff. Guerrero moved in with Chernoff and his wife Nancy and continues to live with them. “I’ve had lots of boxers live in my home,” Chernoff said “It’s not a big deal for us. If the kid is in need, we’re there.” Chernoff has been “like another father” to Guerrero. “I remember when I was young he told me ‘You’re gonna be a champion,’ but he didn’t just mean a champion in the ring,” he said. “He meant a champion in everything.” Guerrero cited how CherSee Guerrero, Page B2.

South African surges to Open lead By The Associated Press ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — South Africa’s on quite a roll. Coming off the rousing success of the World Cup, the country made another splash in the British Open when Louis Oosthuizen surged to a three-stroke lead in the second round today. The 27-year-old from Mossel Bay — whose given name is Lodewicus Theodorus Oosthuizen — shot a 5-under 67 for a 12-under 132 at the midway point of the tournament. He pulled ahead of Rory McIlroy, the 21-yearold Northern Irishman who tied the major-championship record with a 63 on Thursday. The youngster teed off on a day that epitomized the wacky weather of St. Andrews. The early starters found blue skies when they arrived at the Old Course, but heavy rains rolled in shortly after the start of the round. The sun peeked through the clouds again, then more showers struck just before noon. The players, it seemed, spent as much time reaching for their umbrellas and rain gear as they did for their clubs. “I got up this morning and it wasn’t looking real pretty at 4:30,” said 50-yearold Mark Calcavecchia, who played in the first group and became the latest old-timer to contend at the Open. “It was actually beautiful when we teed off. Then we saw a little bit of everything.” More ominous for those with the later tee times: The wind, always the best defense at a links course, was starting to whip the flags above the grandstands. Oosthuizen (WUHST’-hyzen) didn’t have to worry about that. He was finished by lunchtime. “I’m very confident with the way I’m playing,” he said. “It’s probably the position anyone wants to be in playing a major on the weekend, and I think it’s what we work to achieve, and I’m just very happy with the two rounds I put together.” There was nothing to indicate he might contend at golf’s oldest major championship. He missed the cut this year at the Masters and the U.S. Open, and did the same at last week’s Scottish Open. This is only the second time he’ll make the cut in nine major appearances.


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Guerrero Continued from Page B1. noff would push him to make better grades. Guerrero was making B’s in school, but Chernoff insisted he could do better, and by the end of the school year, he had a 4.0 grade point average. “He told me he wanted to make me into a man and teach me stuff, not just about boxing. He’ll say if you really want to be a better person and an honest person you have to clean your room. An organized person, not just in boxing, is an organized person in life.” Chernoff said he has a few “very, very special things” in his life and Fernando is one of them. “It’s not because he’s on the verge of being a boxing champion,” he said. “He’s just a person that I’ve been pretty blessed to have around me because I’ve learned a lot from him. I’ve learned how to be patient.” “I lost a son when he was

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baseball M-Braves lose heartbreaker to Stars The Mississippi Braves lost their second game in a row, 5-4, at Huntsville on Thursday. Catcher Jesus Sucre hit a double and drove in two runs. Jaye Chapman (1-3) took the loss.

NFL Saints sign draft pick to four-year contract METAIRIE, La. — The New Orleans Saints have signed fourth-round draft pick Al Woods. The team announcement on Tuesday that the defensive tackle has agreed to a fouryear contract. Financial terms were not released. Woods, a native of Elton, La., who played at LSU, was taken by the Saints with the 123rd overall selection in the draft.

college basketball Former Bulldog now at Delta State CLEVELAND — Delta State basketball coach Jason Conner says former Mississippi State guard Phil Turner will play his senior season for the Statesmen. He said Turner will enroll at DSU in August.


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very young, I still got a daughter, but with Fernando it kind of gives me a chance to see how I would have interacted with a son even though he’s not my son.”

Role model status Children in Salisbury look up to Guerrero, a selfdescribed “big kid” himself. He volunteers with the Boys and Girls Club and often takes kids who train at the gym out to movies. “Being a role model to kids makes me a better person,” Guerrero said. “Being with kids and telling them what’s right and wrong keeps me from doing the wrong thing because if I do the wrong thing that would make me be a hypocrite.” Guerrero said he already has plans to throw a barbeque party in Salisbury after the fight “for no reason, just to unite everybody.”

“He’s got just an unbelievable good heart on him, and it comes out wherever he is,” Chernoff said. “He’s the guy that’s on his way to a fight and sees you stuck in a snow bank and says ‘Stop the car, let’s help them out.’ That’s Fernando, because he wants to. He just enjoys helping people.”

Tough test for Guerrero Smith, Guerrero’s opponent, has never been knocked out or even knocked down and his four losses have come from fighters who were undefeated or had one loss. Showtime boxing analyst Steve Farhood, who will provide color commentary Friday, said there’s a good chance it will go the full 10 rounds. “Guerrero better bring his lunch pail because it’s probably going to be a long fight,”

he said. “It’s by far the biggest name and the toughest test to date for Guerrero.” Guerrero will need to make use of his strength and size advantage, Farhood said. “For Guerrero, patience will be critical,” he said. “He’s gonna need to set a pace that the veteran won’t like. It will probably serve him best to attack and get close.” Smith, on the other hand, will need to increase his usual punch output while utilizing his quickness and counter punching ability, he said. Farhood said he sees star appeal in Guerrero, citing his exciting style, strong amateur background of 140 fights and radiant personality. “He has a certain presence and charisma that a lot of young fighters don’t have,” he said. “It’s unmistakable. And as soon as he walks in the room, he illuminates it.”

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Richard VanDenAkker caught this 7.8-pound bass behind his house in Camelot Estates.

SCOREBOARD mlb American League New York Tampa Bay Boston Toronto Baltimore

East Division W 56 54 51 44 29

L 32 34 38 45 59

Pct GB .636 — .614 2 .573 5 1/2 .494 12 1/2 .330 27

Central Division

Chicago Detroit Minnesota Kansas City Cleveland

W 50 48 46 39 34

L 38 38 43 49 54

Pct GB .568 — .558 1 .517 4 1/2 .443 11 .386 16

West Division

Texas Los Angeles Oakland Seattle

W L Pct GB 51 38 .573 — 48 44 .522 4 1/2 43 46 .483 8 35 54 .393 16 ——— Thursday’s Games Texas 7, Boston 2 Chicago White Sox 8, Minnesota 7 L.A. Angels 8, Seattle 3 Today’s Games Detroit (Scherzer 6-6) at Cleveland (Westbrook 5-5), 6:05 p.m. Tampa Bay (J.Shields 7-9) at N.Y. Yankees (Sabathia 12-3), 6:05 p.m. Toronto (R.Romero 6-6) at Baltimore (Bergesen 3-6), 6:05 p.m. Texas (C.Lewis 8-5) at Boston (Doubront 1-1), 6:10 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Floyd 5-7) at Minnesota (Liriano 6-7), 7:10 p.m. Oakland (G.Gonzalez 7-6) at Kansas City (Greinke 5-8), 7:10 p.m. Seattle (F.Hernandez 7-5) at L.A. Angels (Jer.Weaver 8-5), 9:05 p.m. Saturday’s Games Detroit (Verlander 11-5) at Cleveland (Carmona 8-7), 12:05 p.m., 12st game Tampa Bay (Niemann 7-2) at N.Y. Yankees (A.J.Burnett 7-7), 4:10 p.m. Detroit (Porcello 4-7) at Cleveland (Talbot 8-8), 6:05 p.m., 1nd game Toronto (Morrow 5-6) at Baltimore (Guthrie 3-10), 6:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Buehrle 8-7) at Minnesota (Pavano 10-6), 6:10 p.m. Oakland (Cahill 9-3) at Kansas City (Chen 5-3), 6:10 p.m. Texas (Cl.Lee 8-4) at Boston (Lackey 9-5), 6:10 p.m. Seattle (Rowland-Smith 1-9) at L.A. Angels (J.Saunders 6-9), 8:05 p.m. Sunday’s Games Detroit (A.Oliver 0-3) at Cleveland (Masterson 3-8), 12:05 p.m. Tampa Bay (Price 12-4) at N.Y. Yankees (Pettitte 11-2), 12:05 p.m. Texas (C.Wilson 7-5) at Boston (Lester 11-3), 12:35 p.m. Toronto (Marcum 7-4) at Baltimore (Matusz 3-9), 12:35 p.m. Chicago White Sox (F.Garcia 9-3) at Minnesota (Blackburn 7-7), 1:10 p.m. Oakland (Mazzaro 4-2) at Kansas City (Bannister 7-7), 1:10 p.m. Seattle (J.Vargas 6-4) at L.A. Angels (E.Santana 8-7), 2:35 p.m.

National League East Division

Atlanta New York Philadelphia Florida Washington

W 53 48 47 42 39

L 36 41 41 46 50

Pct GB .596 — .539 5 .534 5 1/2 .477 10 1/2 .438 14

Central Division

Cincinnati St. Louis Chicago Milwaukee Houston Pittsburgh

W 49 48 40 40 36 30

L 41 41 50 50 53 58

Pct GB .544 — .539 1/2 .444 9 .444 9 .404 12 1/2 .341 18

West Division

San Diego Colorado Los Angeles San Francisco Arizona

W L Pct GB 51 37 .580 — 49 39 .557 2 49 40 .551 2 1/2 48 41 .539 3 1/2 34 55 .382 17 1/2 ——— Thursday’s Games Atlanta 2, Milwaukee 1 Chicago Cubs 12, Philadelphia 6 St. Louis 7, L.A. Dodgers 1 San Francisco 2, N.Y. Mets 0 Today’s Games Philadelphia (Blanton 3-5) at Chicago Cubs (Lilly 3-8), 1:20 p.m. Houston (Myers 6-6) at Pittsburgh (Duke 3-8), 6:05 p.m. Colorado (Hammel 7-3) at Cincinnati (Arroyo 9-4), 6:10 p.m. Washington (Strasburg 3-2) at Florida (Nolasco 9-6), 6:10 p.m. Milwaukee (Ra.Wolf 6-8) at Atlanta (Hanson 8-5), 6:35 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Billingsley 7-4) at St. Louis (J.Garcia 8-4), 7:15 p.m. Arizona (Haren 7-7) at San Diego (Garland 8-6), 9:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Niese 6-3) at San Francisco (Zito 7-4), 9:35 p.m. Saturday’s Games Philadelphia (Hamels 7-7) at Chicago Cubs (R.Wells 4-7), 12:05 p.m.

L.A. Dodgers (Kuroda 7-7) at St. Louis (Wainwright 13-5), 4:10 p.m. Houston (Norris 2-6) at Pittsburgh (Ohlendorf 1-7), 6:05 p.m. Colorado (De La Rosa 3-1) at Cincinnati (Volquez 0-0), 6:10 p.m. Milwaukee (Narveson 7-6) at Atlanta (T.Hudson 9-4), 6:10 p.m. Washington (L.Hernandez 6-5) at Florida (Jo.Johnson 9-3), 6:10 p.m. Arizona (R.Lopez 5-7) at San Diego (Richard 6-4), 7:35 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Pelfrey 10-4) at San Francisco (Cain 6-8), 8:05 p.m. Sunday’s Games Colorado (Cook 3-5) at Cincinnati (Undecided), 12:10 p.m. Washington (Stammen 2-3) at Florida (Sanabia 0-1), 12:10 p.m. Houston (Oswalt 6-10) at Pittsburgh (Maholm 5-7), 12:35 p.m. Milwaukee (M.Parra 3-6) at Atlanta (D.Lowe 9-8), 12:35 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Padilla 4-2) at St. Louis (Suppan 0-5), 1:15 p.m. Arizona (E.Jackson 6-7) at San Diego (Correia 5-6), 4:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets (J.Santana 7-5) at San Francisco (J.Sanchez 7-6), 4:05 p.m. Philadelphia (Halladay 10-7) at Chicago Cubs (Gorzelanny 4-5), 7:05 p.m.

x-Jacksonville 11 10 .524 1 Mobile 11 10 .524 1 Birmingham 8 13 .381 4 x-clinched first half ——— Thursday’s Games Huntsville 5, Mississippi 4 Jacksonville 3, Mobile 2 Birmingham 1, West Tenn 0 Montgomery 4, Carolina 3 Tennessee 15, Chattanooga 5 Today’s Games Mississippi at Huntsville, 7 p.m. West Tenn at Birmingham, 7:05 p.m. Jacksonville at Mobile, 7:05 p.m. Montgomery at Carolina, 7:15 p.m. Chattanooga at Tennessee, 7:15 p.m. Saturday’s Games West Tenn at Huntsville, 6 p.m. Chattanooga at Carolina, 6:15 p.m. Montgomery at Tennessee, 6:15 p.m. Jacksonville at Birmingham, 6:30 p.m. Mississippi at Mobile, 7:05 p.m. Sunday’s Games West Tenn at Huntsville, 2 p.m. Chattanooga at Carolina, 2 p.m. Montgomery at Tennessee, 5 p.m. Jacksonville at Birmingham, 6:05 p.m. Mississippi at Mobile, 7:05 p.m.


NFL Calendar

Milwaukee Atlanta ab r h bi ab r h bi Weeks 2b 4 0 0 0 Prado 2b 4 1 1 1 Hart rf 4 1 2 1 Heywrd rf 4 0 0 0 Braun lf 4 0 1 0 C.Jones 3b 3 1 1 1 Fielder 1b 4 0 0 0 McCnn c 4 0 2 0 McGeh 3b 4 0 1 0 Glaus 1b 4 0 2 0 Edmnd cf 4 0 1 0 Hinske lf 3 0 1 0 Lucroy c 3 0 1 0 MeCarr lf 1 0 0 0 AEscor ss 4 0 0 0 AlGnzlz ss 3 0 1 0 Bush p 1 0 0 0 GBlanc cf 3 0 0 0 Counsll ph 0 0 0 0 Jurrjns p 3 0 0 0 Coffey p 0 0 0 0 Moylan p 0 0 0 0 Brddck p 0 0 0 0 Venters p 0 0 0 0 Riske p 0 0 0 0 Wagner p 0 0 0 0 Totals 32 1 6 1 Totals 32 2 8 2 Milwaukee............ 100 000 000 — 1 Atlanta................. 002 000 00x — 2 E—C.Jones (8). LOB—Milwaukee 7, Atlanta 8. 2B—Hinske (17), Ale.Gonzalez (1). HR—Hart (22), Prado (11), C.Jones (7). S—Bush. IP H R ER BB SO Milwaukee Bush L,4-7 6 7 2 2 2 5 Coffey 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 Braddock 1 1-3 1 0 0 0 1 Riske 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 Atlanta Jurrjens W,2-3 6 2-3 5 1 1 2 3 Moylan H,15 2-3 1 0 0 0 0 Venters H,10 2-3 0 0 0 0 0 Wagner S,21-24 1 0 0 0 0 2 Umpires—Home, Rob Drake; First, Joe West; Second, Angel Hernandez; Third, Scott Barry.


Los Angeles St. Louis ab r h bi ab r h bi Furcal ss 4 0 0 0 FLopez 3b 4 1 1 1 Kemp cf 4 0 0 0 Rasms cf 3 1 1 0 Ethier rf 4 1 2 1 Winn cf 1 0 1 0 MnRmr lf 3 0 0 0 Pujols 1b 5 1 3 0 Loney 1b 3 0 0 0 Hollidy lf 3 1 1 1 Blake 3b 3 0 0 0 Craig rf 2 0 0 2 RMartn c 3 0 1 0 Jay rf 1 1 1 1 DeWitt 2b 3 0 1 0 YMolin c 4 1 2 1 Kershw p 1 0 0 0 Miles 2b 3 1 2 1 JuMillr p 0 0 0 0 Crpntr p 3 0 0 0 GAndrs ph 1 0 0 0 Boggs p 0 0 0 0 Schlcht p 0 0 0 0 B.Ryan ss 4 0 0 0 Bellird ph 1 0 0 0 Sherrill p 0 0 0 0 Link p 0 0 0 0 Totals 30 1 4 1 Totals 33 7 12 7 Los Angeles........ 000 100 000 — 1 St. Louis.............. 200 210 20x — 7 E—Man.Ramirez (3), Furcal (12). DP— Los Angeles 1, St. Louis 1. LOB—Los Angeles 2, St. Louis 9. 2B—DeWitt (14), F.Lopez (12), Rasmus (18), Pujols (22), Jay (7). HR—Ethier (15). S—C.Carpenter. SF—Craig. IP H R ER BB SO Los Angeles Kershaw L,9-5 4 1-3 8 5 4 3 1 Ju.Miller 2-3 0 0 0 1 0 Schlichting 2 2 2 2 1 1 Sherrill 2-3 1 0 0 0 1 Link 1-3 1 0 0 0 0 St. Louis Carpenter W 8 4 1 1 0 6 Boggs 1 0 0 0 0 2 WP—Link. Balk—Ju.Miller. Umpires—Home, Gerry Davis; First, Ron Kulpa; Second, Greg Gibson; Third, Brian Knight.

minor league baseball Southern League North Division

Huntsville Carolina x-Tennessee Chattanooga West Tenn

W 12 11 11 10 7

L 9 10 10 11 14

Pct. .571 .524 .524 .476 .333

South Division Mississippi Montgomery

W 12 12

L Pct. 9 .571 9 .571

GB — 1 1 2 5 GB — —

Nfl July 22 — Signing period ends at 3 p.m. for unrestricted free agents who received June 1 tender. Aug. 7 — Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremonies. Aug. 8 — Pro Football Hall of Fame Game, Cincinnati vs. Dallas Aug. 12-16 — First preseason weekend. Aug. 31 — Roster cutdown to maximum of 75 players. Sept. 4 — Roster cutdown to maximum of 53 players. Sept. 9 — Opening game of regular season.

college football

2010 Mississippi schedules Southern Miss Sept. 2.. at South Carolina . ..... 6:30 Sept. 11.vs. Prairie View A&M....... 6 Sept. 17...........vs. Kansas . .......... 7 Sept. Louisiana Tech............. 6 Oct. 2.......... vs. Marshall * . .......... 7 Oct. 9........ East Carolina *........ 6:30 Oct. 16......... at Memphis * . ........ 11 Oct. 30...............vs. UAB * . ........ 11 Nov. Tulane *........ 2:30 Nov. 13............... at UCF * . ........ 11 Nov. 20........vs. Houston *............. 6 Nov. Tulsa * . ..... 5:30 *Conference USA game

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Ole Miss Sept. 4..Jacksonville State.................TBA Sept. 11............. at Tulane.8 p.m. ESPN2 Sept. 18..........Vanderbilt *.................TBA Sept. 25........Fresno State.................TBA Oct. 2............... Kentucky *.................TBA Oct. 16......... at Alabama *.................TBA Oct. Arkansas *.................TBA Oct. 30................ Auburn *.................TBA Nov. 6.Louisiana-Lafayette.................TBA Nov. Tennessee *.................TBA Nov. LSU *.................TBA Nov. 27.Mississippi State *.................TBA *Southeastern Conference game

Mississippi State Sept. 4............... Memphis.................TBA Sept. 9............... Auburn *.6:30 p.m.ESPN Sept. 18............. at LSU *.................TBA Sept. 25............ Georgia *.................TBA Oct. 2........... Alcorn State.................TBA Oct. 9.............. at Houston.................TBA Oct. 16........... at Florida *.................TBA Oct. 23...................... UAB.................TBA Oct. 30............ Kentucky *.................TBA Nov. 13....... at Alabama *.................TBA Nov. 20........... Arkansas *.................TBA Nov. 27....... at Ole Miss *.................TBA *Southeastern Conference game

Alcorn State Sept. 4................ Langston............. 2 p.m. Sept. 18........ *c-vs. MVSU............. 5 p.m. Sept. 25... *Alabama State............. 2 p.m. Oct. Mississippi State.................TBA Oct. 9......*Texas Southern............. 2 p.m. Oct. 16........ *at Grambling.................TBA Oct. 21...... *Ark.-Pine Bluff.................TBA Oct. 30...............*Southern............. 2 p.m. Nov. 6...*at Alabama A&M............. 1 p.m. Nov. 13.... *at Prairie View.................TBA

Tank McNamara

Nov. 20.*at Jackson State............. 1 p.m. *Southwestern Athletic Conference game c-at Chicago

Jackson State Sept. 4.............Delta State............. 4 p.m. Sept. 11.m-vs. Tennessee State.... 6 p.m. Sept. 18...... *at Grambling.................TBA Sept. 25.*Mississippi Valley St....... 6 p.m. Oct. 9........ *Alabama A&M............. 4 p.m. Oct. 16...............*Southern............. 6 p.m. Oct. 23.*at Texas Southern................TBA Oct. 30..........*Prairie View............. 4 p.m. Nov. 6.. *at Alabama State............. 7 p.m. Nov. 13.*at Ark.-Pine Bluff........ 2:30 p.m. Nov. 20........ *Alcorn State............. 1 p.m. *Southwestern Athletic Conference game m-at Memphis, Tenn.

Mississippi Valley State Sept. 4.*at Alabama State............. 7 p.m. Sept. South Carolina State.......TBA Sept. 18.*c-vs. Alcorn State........... 5 p.m. Sept. 25.*at Jackson State............. 6 p.m. Oct. 2.........*g-Prairie View............. 1 p.m. Oct. 9............ *at Southern........ 6:30 p.m. Oct. 23..........*g-Grambling............. 1 p.m. Oct. 30.*at Texas Southern............ 2 p.m. Nov. 6...*at Ark.-Pine Bluff........ 2:30 p.m. Nov. 13.. *g-Alabama A&M............. 1 p.m. *Southwestern Athletic Conference game c-at Chicago g-at Greenvill

nascar Sprint Cup Schedule

Through July 10 May 1 — Crown Royal Presents The Heath Calhoun 400 (Kyle Busch) May 8 — Showtime Southern 500 (Denny Hamlin) May 16 — Autism Speaks 400 (Kyle Busch) May 22 — x-Sprint Showdown (Martin Truex Jr.) May 22 — x-NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race (Kurt Busch) May 30 — Coca-Cola 600 (Kurt Busch) June 6 — Gillette Fusion ProGlide 500 (Denny Hamlin) June 13 — Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips 400 (Denny Hamlin) June 20 — Toyota/Save Mart 350 (Jimmie Johnson) June 27 — Lenox Industrial Tools 301 (Jimmie Johnson) July 3 — Coke Zero 400 Powered By Coca-Cola (Kevin Harvick) July 10 — 400 (David Reutimann) July 25 — Brickyard 400, Indianapolis Aug. 1 — Sunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500, Long Pond, Pa. Aug. 8 — Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen, Watkins Glen, N.Y. Aug. 15 — Carfax 400, Brooklyn, Mich. Aug. 21 — Irwin Tools Night Race, Bristol, Tenn.

Sprint Cup Points leaders 1. Kevin Harvick........................2,745 2. Jeff Gordon...........................2,642 3. Jimmie Johnson....................2,557 4. Denny Hamlin.......................2,542 5. Kurt Busch............................2,524 6. Kyle Busch............................2,488 7. Jeff Burton............................2,465 8. Matt Kenseth.........................2,446 9. Tony Stewart.........................2,389 10. Carl Edwards......................2,345 11. Greg Biffle...........................2,292 12. Clint Bowyer........................2,286 13. Dale Earnhardt Jr...............2,271 14. Mark Martin.........................2,249 15. David Reutimann................2,190 16. Ryan Newman....................2,187 17. Kasey Kahne......................2,166 18. Jamie McMurray.................2,105 19. Joey Logano.......................2,103 20. Martin Truex Jr...................2,060

Nationwide Schedule

Through July 9 May 7 — Royal Purple 200 (Denny Hamlin) May 15 — Heluva Good! 200 (Kyle Busch) May 29 — TECH-NET Auto Service 300 (Kyle Busch) June 5 — Federated Auto Parts 300 (Brad Keselowski) June 12 — Meijer 300 (Joey Logano) June 19 — Bucyrus 200 (Carl Edwards) June 26 — New England 200 (Kyle Busch) July 2 — Subway Jalapeno 250 Powered By Coca-Cola (Dale Earnhardt Jr.)

July 9 — Dollar General 300 Powered By Coca-Cola (Kyle Busch) July 17 — Missouri-Illinois Dodge Dealers 250, Madison, Ill. July 24 — Kroger 200, Indianapolis July 31 — U.S. Cellular 250, Newton, Iowa

Nationwide Points Leaders

Through July 9 1. Brad Keselowski...................2,911 2. Carl Edwards........................2,684 3. Kyle Busch............................2,486 4. Justin Allgaier.......................2,457 5. Kevin Harvick........................2,314 6. Paul Menard.........................2,207 7. Joey Logano.........................2,108 8. Steve Wallace.......................2,049 9. Brendan Gaughan................2,015 10. Jason Leffler.......................1,994 11. Trevor Bayne......................1,870 12. Michael Annett....................1,843 13. Brian Scott..........................1,841 14. Tony Raines........................1,798 15. Reed Sorenson...................1,787 16. Kenny Wallace....................1,643 17. Mike Wallace......................1,622 18. Mike Bliss............................1,595 19. Michael McDowell...............1,479 20. Eric McClure.......................1,474

transactions BASEBALL

Major League Baseball

MLB—Suspended Washington minor league INF Steven Souza (HagerstownSAL) and OF J.R. Higley (HagerstownSAL) 50 games each for violating the drug policy. Suspended free agent OF Joshua Flores and SS Manuel Marquez 50 games each for violating the drug policy.

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES—Placed C Matt Wieters on the 15-day DL, retroactive to July 10. SEATTLE MARINERS—Agreed to terms with RHP Jamey Wright. Selected the contract of LHP Chris Seddon from Tacoma (PCL). Optioned RHP Sean White to Tacoma. Announced RHP Chad Cordero declined his option to Tacoma and is a free agent. TEXAS RANGERS—Agreed to terms with OF Josh Richmond and assigned him to Spokane (NWL).

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES—Activated OF Jason Heyward from the 15-day DL. Optioned SS Brandon Hicks to Gwinnett (IL).

LOTTERY Sunday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 2-3-9 La. Pick 4: 1-8-3-1 Monday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 6-6-3 La. Pick 4: 0-3-2-3 Tuesday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 2-8-1 La. Pick 4: 8-3-4-2 Wednesday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 5-5-7 La. Pick 4: 1-1-3-1 Easy 5: 12-18-19-28-34 La. Lotto: 2-11-19-22-26-34 Powerball: 20-21-23-38-42 Powerball: 6; Power play: 3 Thursday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 7-2-1 La. Pick 4: 1-8-1-6 Friday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 7-0-9 La. Pick 4: 8-1-6-3 Saturday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 6-3-6 La. Pick 4: 2-3-2-1 Easy 5: 3-7-20-23-37 La. Lotto: 1-3-7-17-24-38 Powerball:20-21-27-28-56 Powerball: 4; Power play: 4

Friday, July 16, 2010

The Vicksburg Post

TONIGHT ON TV n MOVIE “Collateral” — A contract killer, Tom Cruise, hijacks a cab and forces the driver, Jamie Foxx, to transport him to his assigned jobs in Los Angeles./7 on TNT n SPORTS Boxing — Welterweights Zab Judah (38-6-0) and Jose Armando Santa Cruz (28-4-0) rumble in a Garden State edition of Friday Night Fights./8 on ESPN n PRIMETIME Tom Cruise “Flashpoint” — When a young man is held captive by a carjacker, the team must figure out how to get in without hurting the baby in the car./9 on CBS

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 Denise LaSalle, soul singer, 76; Stewart Copeland, rock composer-musician, 58; Michael Flatley, dancer, 52; Phoebe Cates, actress, 47; Will Ferrell, actor-comedian, 43; Rain Pryor, actress, 41; Corey Feldman, actor, 39; AnnaLynne McCord, actress, 23; Mark Indelicato, actor,16.


Stuart marker to be unveiled July 25 The second marker on the Mississippi Country Music Trail will be unveiled at the Neshoba County Fair on July 25 before it is moved to the block in Philadelphia where Marty Stuart bought his first guitar. The marker will ultimately be placed at Byrd Avenue and Main Street near the Jordan and White law office. Marty Stuart will be joined for the unveiling by Lt. Stuart Gov. Phil Bryant and other officials. Stuart bought his first guitar at Turner Hardware on Main Street and his mother worked at the Bank of Philadelphia, which was located on that corner at the time. Stuart was born in Philadelphia on Sept. 30, 1958.

George Clooney testifies at fraud trial Actor George Clooney has testified at a fraud trial in Milan and even the judge said it seemed like a Hollywood set. Dozens of celebrity-watchers packed the tiny courtroom Friday as Clooney showed up at the trial against three defendants charged with co-opting the American actor’s name for a line of clothing. The actor wore a navy blue suit, crisp white shirt and red-spotted blue tie, and he addressed the court through an interpreter. He said photos purportedly showing him with two of the defendants were doctored and that his signature on documents was forged. After his 90-minute testimony, Judge Pietro Caccialanza thanked Clooney and said the session “has lasted as long as a movie.”

Guitarist Perry injured in bike crash Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry was rear-ended by a car when he was riding a motorcycle, and he has been treated for minor injuries at a Massachusetts hospital, authorities said. Middleborough police said Perry was on his 2009 Ducati Monster 696 early Thursday afternoon when he was struck from behind by a car driven by 62-year-old Linda O’Brien. Both vehicles were traveling at a low speed. Joe The 59-year-old Perry, who lives in nearby Perry Duxbury, was taken to a hospital and released a couple of hours later. A hospital spokesman did not release the nature of his injuries. O’Brien, who was not injured, was cited for following too closely. The accident is not expected to affect any of Aerosmith’s scheduled concert dates.

Ball’s daughter trying to stop auction The daughter of Lucille Ball is going to ask a court to block the scheduled auction of some of the comedienne’s prized possessions. Attorney Ronald Palmieri says a court hearing is scheduled for Friday morning that will decide whether the auction scheduled for Saturday can be stopped. Lucie Arnaz Luckinbill, the daughter of Ball and first husband Desi Arnaz, says some of the items slated for the auction block belong to her. The items include love letters between Ball and her second husband, Gary Morton, photographs and lifetime achievement awards. Morton’s widow, who married him after Ball’s death, has also sued Luckinbill to get a judge’s order authorizing the auction by Heritage Auction Galleries.


Philippine president tired of text scams Not even presidents are spared cell phone text scams. Philippine President Benigno Aquino III complained to reporters about the time he spent dealing with text messages from a person abroad claiming to be his sibling — and asking for money. Aquino said he responded that he has no relatives abroad, but the texter was persistent and sent three follow-up messages. Aquino said he also received unsolicited offers for car and house loans. The newly elected president was quoted by newspapers as saying that he even considered changing his number, but decided against that because a lot of officials and friends already were using it.


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Mississippi native penned legends’ tunes NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Hank Cochran, a consummate songwriter who composed a string of country hits including “Make the World Go Away” for Eddy Arnold, died Thursday. He was 74. Martha E. Moore, his publicist, said Cochran died at his home in Hendersonville north of Nashville. He had been in declining health in recent years, and suffered an aortic aneurysm in March. He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer two years ago. He co-wrote the following No. 1 hits: Patsy Cline’s “I Fall to Pieces”; George Strait’s “Ocean Front Property”; and “Set ’em Up Joe” by Vern Gosdin. He also wrote the No. 1 hits: “Don’t You Ever Get Tired of Hurting Me” by Ronnie Milsap; “He’s Got You” by Cline and Loretta Lynn; “I Want to Go With You” by Arnold; and “That’s All That Matters to Me” by Mickey Gilley. This pleading sentiment was expressed in 1965 in “Make the World Go Away”: “Make the world go away. “And get it off my shoulders. “Say the things you used to say “And make the world go away.”

Arnold died in 2008. Cochran said recently: “I’m sure thankful to be where I am, and that the good Lord has run enough songs through me that I’m seriously satisfied with. As long as he keeps giving them to me, I’m going to try to do something with them.” Survivors include his wife, three sons and a daughter. A private memorial service Hank will be held Cochran later. His exwife is Grand Ole Opry singer Jeannie Seely. Cochran was born in Isola, Miss., and worked the New Mexico oilfields as a young man. He arrived in Nashville in 1960, and got a job as a staff songwriter with Pamper Music for $50 a week, hired by country singer Ray Price. Shortly after that, Cochran helped Willie Nelson get a songwriting job with Pamper. Nelson went on to write classics such as “Crazy,” sung by Cline, and his own singing career.

Detectives get recordings in Gibson custody case LOS ANGELES (AP) — Detectives investigating Mel Gibson on a possible domestic violence case have received audio recordings from a court handling a child custody matter, authorities said Thursday. Sheriff’s spokesman Steve Whitmore said CDs were turned over during a closed session in a custody Mel case involvGibson ing Gibson and his ex-girlfriend, Oksana Grigorieva. The Russian singer has reported that the actor-director hurt her during an argument in January. Thursday’s hearing was attended by several sheriff’s investigators, including detectives who look into possible child abuse. Whitmore declined to say whether the investigation into Gibson had expanded. “I’m not going to get into why they’re there,” he said of the detectives from the Special Victims Bureau. He said investigators would try to authenticate the recordings, but declined to say how much audio was received from the court. Gibson and Grigorieva, 40, are locked in a bitter custody dispute over their 8-monthold daughter. Neither one appeared in court for a daylong session on Thursday. The hearing was attended by numerous attorneys, including Gibson’s criminal lawyers, Blair Berk and Jim Asperger. Attorneys for both sides declined comment after the hearing ended around 4:30 p.m. Gibson, 54, did get some support from his estranged wife, Robyn, who filed a brief decla-

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frugal. But ever since his retirement, saving a buck seems to be the only thing that makes him happy. Mom and Dad are comfortably well off, but all they seem to think about is saving money. My sibling and I are doing well enough that we don’t need to rely on inheritance money. We would rather see them enjoy life than hold onto that money for us. Is Dad bored, or does he need a hobby? It has reached the point where it’s embarrassing to go anywhere with them because Dad berates waiters at restaurants and argues with store clerks over prices. When we’re shopping, he “disappears” until everything is paid for.


BY BERNICE BEDE OSOL • NEWSPAPER ENTERPRISE ASSOCIATION Cancer (June 21-July 22) — Those with whom you spend your day will follow the example the majority sets. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) — Rest your muscles if you can, and do something you do well with your mind, such as writing letters, making phone calls, paying bills or playing a game like bridge with your friends. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Its OK if you get involved on a social level with a friend and end up talking about things of a commercial nature. One or both of you might have a moneymaking tip for the other. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) — You’re likely to be quite effective in delegating assignments to others when need be. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) — Don’t make a person whom you know is in need of help come to you, hat in hand. Quietly go to him/her first and offer whatever it is that you can comfortably manage without offending your pal. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) — Others looking for your shortcomings can be avoided if you aren’t judgmental about them. Picking on others can be avoided by appreciating what brought you together in the first place. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Discussing your ambitious intentions with others should be avoided until your plans are a fait accompli. Delays in carrying things out could be embarrassing if everything doesn’t go as planned. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) — If you find yourself involved with someone who has a mind you greatly admire, do more listening than talking. The encounter could be very pleasant, as well as constructive. Pisces (Feb. 20-March 20) — It will be much easier to adjust or change a specific condition that is gnawing at you than merely complaining about it. Take it upon yourself to do what you can when you can. Aries (March 21-April 19) — Relax and don’t take yourself or life too seriously. If you keep everything light and easy, and let events run their own course, this could be a very pleasant day for you. Taurus (April 20-May 20) — Make an effort to do something outside in the fresh air and sunshine that will keep you moving and active. It could do more for your well-being than anything else you might engage in at this time. Gemini (May 21-June 20) — Partake in something like golf or tennis with your friends for the mere enjoyment of being outdoors and with fun people. Unstructured activities should produce a genuinely good time.

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BY DR. ROBERT WALLACE • NEWSPAPER ENTERPRISE ASSOCIATION Dr. Wallace: I am 19 and have attended quite a few parties where alcohol is served. I’m not a drinker, but when pressured, I’ll take a glass of wine. I’m told this is safer than a glass of beer, with hard liquor being the worst form of alcohol. Is this true? — Chelsea, Brookhaven, Miss. Chelsea: The alcohol in wine is no less (or more) intoxicating than the alcohol in beer or hard liquor. The strength of a drink is measured by the percentage of alcohol it contains. For example, one can of beer, a five-ounce glass of wine and any average mixed drink of hard alcohol (e.g., a gin and tonic) all contain the same amount of alcohol and are equally damaging. Chelsea, never, never let yourself be pressured to drink alcohol of any kind at any time. Alcohol is addictive and a powerful drug. I’m a firm believer that the world would be a better place if all the alcohol on our planet evaporated and it stayed that way. As a high school administrator, I had a close look at families that were destroyed because of alcohol. The next time you are pressured to consume alcohol, all you need to do is smile and say, “No, thanks.” It’s just that simple! Dr. Wallace: I’m 14 and baby-sit regularly for some neighbors. Our church sponsored a course for teens who want to improve their baby-sitting skills. It was held on two Saturday mornings, with members of the Red Cross and a hospital as guest speakers. When we completed the course, we were given a certificate to show to the parents for whom we work. I’d like to share a few important things that I learned with other baby sitters. These may save a life: • To prevent drowning, never leave a young child alone in the bathroom. • To prevent children from choking, teach them to take only small bites of food. Be careful of hot dogs, meat, peanuts, hard candy, popcorn, raw fruits and veggies. All these foods can easily become lodged in the airway. • Discourage children from eating while walking or playing. — Lesley, Naples, Fla. Lesley: Thanks for sharing this useful and important information with our teen readers. Your church deserves congratulations for sponsoring such a beneficial course. • Dr. Robert Wallace writes for Copley News Service. E-mail him at rwallace@Copley News Service.

student and four months pregnant. This is my first pregnancy and I’m having a baby shower. I recently heard that sometimes males are invited to the shower. I would like to know if this is appropriate and if I can do it. My mother thinks it’s tacky, but this is 2010! Is it acceptable? — Jessica in Connecticut Dear Jessica: Yes, it is acceptable. Allow me to quote from Emily Post’s Etiquette, 17th Edition: “It is not uncommon for men to be included on baby shower guest lists these days — and some lucky guys become shower honorees. (An Emily Post Institute survey showed that over a third of respondents had attended showers where the guest list was mixed.)”

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Beta-blocker is med used to reduce hypertension Dear Dr. Gott: Please explain what beta-blockers are and what they do in certain medications. Dear Reader: A beta blocker, also known as a beta-adrenergic blocking agent, is a medication designed to help reduce hypertension. The drug actually “blocks” the effects of epinephrine that stimulates the adrenal glands. This, in turn, makes the heart beat slower and easier. Some beta-blockers affect the heart; others affect both the heart and blood vessels. Therefore, a physician will make an appropriate decision as to which one to prescribe. Drugs in this class are used to treat heart arrhythmias (irregularities), heart attack, migraine headaches, hyperthyroidism and a number of other conditions. They are not commonly prescribed for people with a diagnosis of asthma because of the possibility of triggering an attack. Side effects may occur in some people and can include insomnia, depression, shortness of breath and a temporary elevation in cholesterol levels. Dear Dr. Gott: I have a problem that has become embarrassing for me. I am a healthy 43-year-old woman. I am within normal weight, have no medical problems, and take only a multivitamin and calcium supplement daily. My problem is that my bangs have become very thin and I have a semi-bald spot at the top of that area. I also seem to be losing a lot of hair while showering. Is there anything I can eat, supplements or herbal remedies that I can take, or a procedure that can correct this problem or at least stop it from continuing? I have become selfconscious about this and hope you have some suggestions. I will truly try anything. Dear Reader: As I have stated in the past, there are a number of reasons for hair loss and female-pattern baldness. You might begin with blood tests, particularly of the B vitamins. While you indicate you take a one-a-day vitamin, biotin and B12 deficiencies are commonly the cause of the problem. Then there’s stress, hormonal changes, iron deficiency, a family history, specific skin diseases, some medications and a number of other possibilities. Read the fine print on your daily supplements to determine if thinning hair can be a minute but distinct possibility. If you color or otherwise treat your hair, use a blow-dryer, or get perms, I recommend you discontinue the practice. What should be understood, however, is that damage to your hair from harsh products has no impact on hair loss that results from a medical problem. Rule out all obvious possibilities. Then speak with your physician regarding the use of minoxidil, the only FDAapproved medication to combat hair loss. On the downside, it is an expensive treatment and once you discontinue it, the



thinning and baldness will continue once again. Review your diet. If appropriate, consider adding walnuts, fish, soy, poultry and eggs. While there is no scientific evidence to substantiate the recommendation, green tea is a good source of antioxidants and may slow the progression. Good luck. Keep me informed.

• Write to Dr. Peter Gott in care of United Media, P.O. Box 167, Wickliffe, OH 440920167.

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When I tell him I didn’t expect him to pay, he gets defensive and denies he was hiding. What do you make of this? — Pulling My Hair Out Dear Pulling: I make of it that your parents are healthy, retired with less money at their disposal than — perhaps — they had counted on, and expect to live a long time. That may be what is driving your already frugal father’s behavior. Many retirees today are doing with far less because of the financial turmoil over the last few years. Some have had to postpone their retirement entirely. Because your father is arguing with servers over the price of food — which is not their fault because they don’t set the prices on the menu — take him to less expensive restaurants. And if his behavior when you’re shopping embarrasses you, find other ways to spend time with him. Dear Abby: I am a college

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Dear Abby: I am a 27-yearold woman who lives alone in a house I own. Sometimes strangers come to the house for various reasons — plumbers, electricians, etc. One question I am frequently asked is, “Do you live alone?” I just don’t know how to answer that question without feeling like someone might take advantage of me. Can you help me and other single women by providing an appropriate response? — Cautious Bachelorette, Huntsville, Ala. Dear Bachelorette: Gladly. Your gut instincts are on target. I ran your question by my local police department. While I do not usually advise readers to lie, this is the exception that proves the rule. If you are asked if you live alone, reply: “No, I do not live alone. My boyfriend (brother, nephew, etc.) lives here, too. Why do you ask?” Dear Abby: My parents are in their 60s and are very healthy. Dad has always been

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Letters Testamentary on the Estate of Anna Claire Gamble, Deceased, Probate No. 2010-076PR were granted to the undersigned by the Chancery Court of Warren County, Mississippi on the 9th day of June, 2010 and all persons having claims against said Estate are hereby notified and required to have the same probated and registered by the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi, within ninety (90) days after the date of the first publication of this notice, and a failure to probate and register a claim within ninety (90) days from said first date of publication will bar the claim forever. WITNESS my signature on this the 22nd day of June, 2010 /s/ Karen Gamble KAREN GAMBLE CO-EXECUTOR OF THE ESTATE OF ANNA CLAIRE GAMBLE, DECEASED /s/ James Dreher Harris, Jr. JAMES DREHER HARRIS, JR. CO-EXECUTOR OF THE ESTATE OF ANNA CLAIRE GAMBLE, DECEASED ROBERT G. ELLIS, (MSB No. 5113) Ellis, Braddock & Dees, Ltd. 901 Belmont Street Vicksburg, Mississippi 39180 Telephone: (601)636-5433 Facsimile: (601)638-2938 Publish: 6/25, 7/2, 7/9, 7/16 (4t)

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IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF WARREN COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI THE ESTATE OF LOYD HATTAWAY NO. 2009-133PR DECEASED NOTICE TO CREDITORS Letters Testamentary upon the Estate of Loyd Hattaway, Deceased, having been issued to the undersigned by the Chancery Court of Warren County, Mississippi on the 23rd day of November, A.D. 2009, in Cause No. 2009-133PR in said Court, notice is hereby given to all persons having claims against said estate that they shall present the same to the Clerk of the Court for probate and registration, according to law, within 90 days of the date of first publication of this notice. Failure to so present the same for probate and registration will forever bar the claim. Witness my signature on this the 8th day of July, A.D. 2010. /s/PATSY H. HATTAWAY, Executrix Robert B. Andrews, MSB#99516 Drake, Burrell & Andrews Attorneys at Law P. O. Box 366 710 Market Street Port Gibson, MS 39150 Phone (601) 437-5811 Publish: 7/16, 7/23, 7/30(3t)

substituted J. Mark Franklin, III as Trustee therein, as authorized by the terms thereof, by instrument dated December 11, 2009, and recorded in Book 1504 at Page 80, in the office of the Chancery Clerk aforesaid; and, WHEREAS, default having been made in the terms and conditions of said Deed of Trust, and the entire debt secured thereby having been declared to be due and payable in accordance with the terms of said Deed of Trust, and the legal holder of said indebtedness having requested the undersigned Substituted Trustee to execute the Trust and sell said land and property in accordance with the terms of said Deed of Trust for the purpose of raising the sums due thereunder, together with attorney's fees, Substituted Trustee's fees and expenses of sale; NOW, THEREFORE, I, the undersigned J. Mark Franklin, III, being the Substituted Trustee, do hereby give notice that on August 5, 2010, between 11:00 o'clock a.m. and 4:00 o'clock p.m., being the legal hours of sale, I will proceed to sell at public outcry, to the highest bidder for cash, at the West Front Door of the Warren County Courthouse in Vicksburg, State of Mississippi, the following real property described and conveyed in said Deed of Trust, lying and being situated in Warren County, Mississippi, and being more particularly described as follows, to-wit: Lot 18 of Cardinal Village Subdivision, a plat of said subdivision being of record in Deed Book 376 at Page 388 of the Land Record in the office of the Clerk of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi, and being the same property conveyed to Richard T. Meronek, et ux, by Joel D. Allen, et ux, by Deed dated November 20, 1965 and recorded in Deed Book 404 at Page 187 of the aforesaid Land Records. I will convey only such title as is vested in me as Substituted Trustee. WITNESS MY SIGNATURE, this the 1st day of July, 2010. /s/J. Mark Franklin, III J. MARK FRANKLIN, III SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEE J. Mark Franklin, III MCKAY LAWLER FRANKLIN & FOREMAN, PLLC Attorneys at Law Post Office Box 2488 Ridgeland, Mississippi 39158-2488 (601) 572-8778 POSTED THIS July 2, 2010 Publish: 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30 (4t)

01. Legals

SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEE'S NOTICE OF SALE WHEREAS, on September 22, 2006, Willie Mae Long a/k/a Willie Mae Taylor IN THE CHANCERY executed a Deed of Trust to COURT OF WARREN T. Harris Collier, III, Trustee COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI for the benefit of Trustmark IN RE: ESTATE OF ANNA National Bank, as recorded CLAIRE GAMBLE, in the office of the Chancery DECEASED Clerk of Warren County, KAREN GAMBLE AND Mississippi, in Book 1617 at JAMES DREHER HARRIS, Page 572; and, JR., WHEREAS, Trustmark PETITIONERS PROBATE NO. 2010-076PR National Bank, the holder of said Deed of Trust and the NOTICE TO CREDITORS NOTICE is hereby given that Note secured thereby, substituted J. Mark Franklin, Letters Testamentary on the III as Trustee therein, as Estate of Anna Claire authorized by the terms Gamble, Deceased, thereof, by instrument dated Probate No. 2010-076PR December 11, 2009, and were granted to the recorded in Book 1504 at undersigned by the Page 80, in the office of the Chancery Court of Warren Chancery Clerk aforesaid; County, Mississippi on the 9th day of June, 2010 and all and, WHEREAS, default having persons having claims been made in the terms and against said Estate are conditions of said Deed of hereby notified and required Trust, and the entire debt to have the same probated secured thereby having been and registered by the declared to be due and Chancery Clerk of Warren payable in accordance with County, Mississippi, within the terms of said Deed of ninety (90) days after the Come tofirst the Trust, and the legal holder of date of the publication of this notice, and said indebtedness having requested the undersigned a failure to probate and register a claim within ninety Substituted Trustee to (90) days from said first date execute the Trust and sell said land and property in of publication will bar the accordance with the terms of claim forever. said Deed of Trust for the WITNESS my signature on purpose of raising the sums this the 22nd day of due thereunder, together June, 2010 with attorney's fees, /s/ Karen Gamble Substituted Trustee's fees KAREN GAMBLE and expenses of sale; CO-EXECUTOR OF THE NOW, THEREFORE, I, the ESTATE OF J. Mark ANNA CLAIRE GAMBLE, Thursday, July 29, 2010undersigned from 9 a.m.-2 Franklin, III, beingp.m. the DECEASED Substituted Trustee, do /s/ James Dreher Harris, Jr. AuditoriumMultipurpose Building hereby give notice that on JAMES DREHER HARRIS, Community August 5, 2010,College between JR. Vicksburg Campus of Hinds 755 Highway ino'clock Vicksburg 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 CO-EXECUTOR OF THE 27 South o'clock p.m., being the legal ESTATE OF Sponsored hours by: of sale, I will proceed ANNA CLAIRE GAMBLE, to sell at public outcry, DECEASED Hinds Community College andto the Don’t miss a day of highest bidder for cash, at ROBERT G. ELLIS, the Mississippi Department The Vicksburg Post! the West Front Door of the (MSB No. 5113) of Employment Security Warren County Courthouse Ellis, Braddock & Dees, Ltd. Our ePost now in Vicksburg, State of 901 Belmont Street available! Vicksburg, Mississippi 39180 Mississippi, the following real Call 601-636-4545 property described and Telephone: (601)636-5433 conveyed in said Deed of Facsimile: (601)638-2938 Circulation, for details! Trust, lying and being Publish: 6/25, 7/2, 7/9, 7/16 situated in Warren County, (4t) Mississippi, and being more particularly described as follows, to-wit: Lot 18 of Cardinal Village Subdivision, a plat of said subdivision being of record in Deed Book 376 at Page 388 of the Land Record in the office of the Clerk of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi, and being the same property conveyed toFriday Richard T. Hours Monday through 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. et ux, by Joel D. Pay based onMeronek, Experience Allen, et ux, by Deedand datedQualifications. Contact Service Manager at 601-636-7777 November 20, 1965 and recorded Book 404 or email resume to: in Deed at Page 187 of the aforesaid Land Records. EOE I will convey only such title as is vested in me as Substituted Trustee. WITNESS MY SIGNATURE, this the 1st day of July, 2010. /s/J. Mark Franklin, III J. MARK FRANKLIN, III BU IC K • PON T IAC • CADILL AC • GMC SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEE J. Mark Franklin, III 601-636-7777 • 1-800-669-3620 MCKAY LAWLER 2950 S. Frontage Road, Vicksburg, MS • FRANKLIN & FOREMAN, PLLC Attorneys at Law Post Office Box 2488 Ridgeland, Mississippi 39158-2488 (601) 572-8778 POSTED THIS July 2, 2010 Publish: 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30 (4t)

07. Help Wanted

07. Help Wanted

Vicksburg Job Fair August 3

9 a.m.-2 p.m.

at the Vicksburg Convention Center BE PREPARED TO GET THE JOB YOU WANT!


Job Application/Interview/Resume Workshop

07. Help Wanted

as is vested in me as Substituted Trustee. WITNESS MY SIGNATURE, this the 1st day of July, 2010. /s/J. Mark Franklin, III Friday, July 16, 2010 J. MARK FRANKLIN, III SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEE J. Mark Franklin, III MCKAY LAWLER FRANKLIN & FOREMAN, PLLC “Credit problems? Attorneys at Law No problem!� Post Office Box 2488 No way. The Federal Ridgeland, Mississippi Trade Commission says 39158-2488 no company can legally (601) 572-8778 remove accurate and timely POSTED THIS July 2, 2010 information from your credit Publish: 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30 report. Learn about manag(4t) ing credit and debt at A message from IN THE CHANCERY The Vicksburg Post COURT OF WARREN and the FTC.

01. Legals

05. Notices

COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF CHESTER BEN SANDERS, SR., DECEASED NO. 2010-081PR DONNA L. RICHEY PETITIONER NOTICE TO CREDITORS Letters of Administration having been granted to the undersigned on the 23rd day of June, 2010, by the Chancery Court of Warren County, Mississippi, upon the Estate of CHESTER BEN SANDERS, SR., Deceased, notice is hereby given to all persons having claims against said Estate to present the same to the Clerk of this Court for probate and registration according to law, within ninety (90) days from this date, or they will be forever barred. THIS the 28th day of June, 2010. /s/ Donna L. Richey DONNA L. RICHEY Publish: 7/2, 7/9, 7/16(3t)

02. Public Service FREE RAT TERRIER to good home. Male, 2 years old, all shots current, does well outside. 601-831-0463.

The successful candidate will be responsible for performing various accounting functions including assisting with month end close and financial statement preparation, internal, assist with external and regulatory agency audits and other financial reporting as deemed necessary. Five to seven years experience in finance operations with a 4-year degree in related field or equivalent work experience. Must be able to obtain a valid gaming license issued by the state. We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits. Interested Applicants may apply Tuesday and Wednesday from 9AM through 4PM or send resume to: Rosia Wilson Human Resources Manager DiamondJacks Casino & Hotel-Vicksburg 3990 Washington Street Vicksburg, Mississippi 39180 Office 601-630-4490 • Fax 601-636-4089 Please visit us at EOE/Drug Free

05. Notices ENDING HOMELESSNESS. WOMEN with children or without are you in need of shelter? Mountain of Faith Ministries/ Women's Restoration Shelter. Certain restrictions apply, 601-661-8990. Life coaching available by appointment.

Runaway Are you 12 to 17? Alone? Scared? Call 601-634-0640 anytime or 1-800-793-8266 We can help! One child, one day at a time.

06. Lost & Found 2 PUPPIES WANDERED to my house Saturday, off Highway 27 on Dogwood Heights past Warren Central. Approximately 6-8 weeks old, Lab mixture, golden color, very good natured and healthy, 1 male and 1 female. Free to good home or if you lost them. Call 601-613-4473.

07. Help Wanted Class A CDL DRIVERS NEEDED 3 years min. driving experience. •Local hauling •Home Nights Perdido Trucking Service, LLC 251-470-0355 3164 Midtown Park South Mobile, Al 36606

TRUCK DRIVERS Immediate Openings Full Time Class A CDL W/ Haz Mat Good Record Local & Long Haul Vacation Pay & Health Ins.



8am - 5pm Monday - Friday

Dachshund on Redbone Road. Call to identify. 601636-5354.





Haven House Family Shelter 601-638-0555 or 1-800-898-0860

07. Help Wanted

Services available to women & children who are victims of domestic violence and/or homeless: Shelter, counseling, group support. (Counseling available by appt.)

Truck Driver Training With a Difference Job Placement Asst. Day, Night & Refresher Classes Get on the Road NOW! Call 1-888-430-4223

FEMALE YELLOW LABRADOR. 4 years old, has leash. Broke loose from Louisiana Welcome Center in Mound. Reward. 972922-2460 or email at

MS Prop. Lic. 77#C124


CONFEDERATE RIDGE APARTMENTS now accepting applications for Maintenance Tech. Experience is a must! Call 601-638-0102, for information.

LABRADOR. YELLOW FEMALE, 7 years old. Oak Ridge Road/ Ward Road area. 601-638-8735, 601618-9422.

LOST! MALE DACHSHUND. Chocolate/ tan, missing from Highway 61 South area. Reward offered. 601618-7277, 601-618-0445.

LOST! TREEING WALKER MALE slipped his collar on Standard Hill Road last week and is roaming the Highway 61 North area. Call Jerry Cook at 601-529-8598 if you see this hunting dog.

18. Miscellaneous For Sale

WE PAY CASH! for gold, silver, diamonds & coins Scallions Jewelers 1207 Washington St. • 601-636-6413

EARN EXTRA MONEY. Deliver the new AT&T Real Yellow Pages in the Vicksburg area. Full/ Part time, daily work, quick pay, must be 18+ years, have drivers license and insured vehicle. 800-422-1955 Ext. 4, 8:00am- 4:30pm MondayFriday. FULL-TIME RECEPTIONIST/ SECRETARY for law firm. Legal experience preferred, but not required. Excellent benefits. Please send resume with reference contact information included to: Dept. 3729, The Vicksburg Post, P.O. Box 821668, Vicksburg, MS 39182. IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH while building wealth. 601218-0251.

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


07. Help Wanted LOOKING FOR A Federal or Postal Job? What looks like the ticket to a secure job might be a scam. For information call The Federal Trade Commission, toll free 1-877-FTC-HELP, or visit A message from The Vicksburg Post and the FTC. NIGHT TIME NANNY needed. Must have good references and experience with multiple children. Reliable transportation required. Must be able to multi task, swim and engage children in constructive play. Hours will begin at 4pm and vary from 4 to 6 hours per evening. Occasionally may be asked to work overnight or for a weekend. Send resumes to P.O Box 166 Vicksburg, MS 39181 OFFICE MANAGERMust be experienced in physician billing and office coordination with excellent customer service skills to work in the Vicksburg clinic. Prior supervisory experience preferred. FT Send resumes to: HR department 1850 Chadwick Drive Jackson, MS 39204 Fax: 601376-2975 Apply online: SERVICE TECHNICIAN NEEDED at Katz Brothers, Inc. Must have own tools and be able to work Monday- Friday 8am-5pm. Commission-type pay plan. Paid vacation and holidays. Ask for Fred at 601-636-0312. SmokeFree Facility. SMALL COMPANY LOOKING for energetic Receptionist. Good computer skills and multi tasking ability needed. Great pay and benefits included. Send resumes to: Dept. 3727 The Vicksburg Post P.O. Box 821668 Vicksburg, MS 39182

11. Business Opportunities COMPLETE FORMAL WEAR shop for sale. Everything you need to open for business at a very low price. Only serious inquiries only, please. 601-218-1865.

14. Pets & Livestock AKC REGISTERED BOXERS. Beautiful puppies. 4 left! 3 male Brindle and 1 female Fawn. $500 Call Carey at 601-415-2469 or Barry at 601-529-4185. AKC/ CKC REGISTERED YORKIES, Poodles and Schnauzers $200 to $700! 601-218-5533,

   BLUE PITBULL PUPPIES, DRA registered. $300 Serious inquiries only. 601630-3415.

Diesel Mechanic The successful candidate will have a minimum of 3 years experience. Requires knowledge of electrical systems, induction/ignition systems, and required DOT certs. Class A CDL a PLUS. Position is responsible for the repair and maintenance of vehicles/equipment.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate ability to diagnosis, rebuild and repair vehicles/equipment; perform inspections and preventative maintenance; prepare and maintain records.

CKC TOY POODLES. Females, 8 weeks, shots, wormed, vet checked, tails docked. Apricot. Cream. Black. $250-$300. CKC German Shepherds. Female, 6 months, shots, wormed. To good homes. 601-634-0320, 601-415-8585. FULL BLOODED PIT BULL puppies. 601-6183967. FULL BLOODED RED nose Pit Bull. Mother, Father on site. Call for information. 601-618-3113.


The position supports 24/7 delivery operation.

Has Available for Adoption:



(non-medical facility)

¡ Education on All Options ¡ Confidential Counseling Call 601-638-2778 for appt

Is the one you love hurting you?

To reserve a space call: 601-629-6850 or 601-629-6881

Has an Opening For

Center For Pregnancy Choices Free Pregnancy Tests

601-638-7000 9 TO 5 MON.- FRI.

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

Dealership Transmission Technician needed. Current ASE qualification required. Call Robert at 601-802-2620

Automotive Maintenance Technician

$500 REWARD OFFERED! My Snapper mower and Sears hydraulic log splitter were stolen from my home at 1429 Porters Chapel Road. A reward of $500 is offered for information leading to their return and the arrest of the suspects. 601-415-1225, or The Vicksburg Police Department, 601-636-6393.

The Vicksburg Post

Send resumes to:

35 Dogs 43 Cats 1 Horse

Foam Packaging, Inc. P.O. Box 1075, Vicksburg, MS 39181 or Fax: 601-636-2655. Apply in person Monday-Friday 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm until position is closed. No telephone inquiries.

Score A Bullseye With One Of These Businesses!

Barnes Glass


Quality Service at Competitive Prices #1 Windshield Repair & Replacement

Vans • Cars • Trucks •Insurance Claims Welcome•

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

• Bulldozer & Construction

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


New Homes

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

Jon Ross 601-638-7932 ROY’S CONSTRUCTION

RESIDENTIAL/COMMERCIAL New Construction & Remodeling

• Signs


Show Your Colors! Post Plaza



DWAYNE ROY 601-415-6997 JOSHUA ROY 601-831-0558

• Lawn MobileCare Home Services

River City Landscaping, LLC

Magnolia Mobile Parts 634-6579

• Dozer / Trackhoe Work • Dump Truck • • Bush Hogging • Box Blade • Demolition • Debris Removal • Lawn Maintenance • Deliver Dirt -13 yd. load $85 locally • Gravel • Sand • Rock Res. & Com. • Lic. & Ins. Robert Keyes, Jr. (Owner) 601-529-0894

up Supplies •Tubs, Faucets •Vinyl Siding •Carpet, Tile •Roof Sealant •Doors & Windows •Air Conditioners •Skirting


“If we don’t have it, we’ll get it�

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PEEK-A-POO PUPPIES. 7 weeks old, Champion breed, very small house dogs, 10 pounds maximum weight. Have shots and wormed. $400-$500 each. 601-738-2496.




Foster a Homeless Pet!


• Glass

Highway 61 South

• Printing


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


LOOKING FOR A great value? Subscribe to The Vicksburg Post, 601-6364545, ask for Circulation.

17. Wanted To Buy CASH PAID FOR COINS, war relics, antique books and collectibles. Call 601618-2727. WE HAUL OFF old appliances, lawn mowers, hot water heaters, junk and abandoned cars, trucks, vans, etcetera. 601-940-5075, if no answer, please leave message.





Joe Rangel - Owner

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601.636.7843 • 601.529.5400 From small repair projects to home upgrades...We’re not satisfied until You are. Call today for your Free Estimate!

15. Auction

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

Call today about our special long term ad runs

18. Miscellaneous For Sale USED GUN CABINET $99, Corner computer desk $99, Roll top desk, chair $129, antique Duncan Phyfe dinette 6 chairs $499, mikasa dish set $99, New Broyhill mirror $99, buffet $399, tv armour $699, wall pictures, hand carved plant stand $39.95, wood vanity stool $109.95 Wholesale import 2004 Clay St•601-636-6441

The Vicksburg Post

Friday, July 16, 2010

24. Business Services

29. Unfurnished Apartments

31. Mobile Homes For Rent

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

2 BEDROOM TOWNHOUSES or 3 bedroom apartments, from $500 to $525 monthly, $300 deposit. 601-631-0805 management.

3 BEDROOMS, 2 baths. Redwood area. $550 monthly, deposit/ references required. Rent or purchase. 601-218-1971.


32. Mobile Homes For Sale

Toni Walker Terrett Attorney At Law 601-636-1109 • Bankruptcy Chapter 7 and 13 • Social Seurity Disability • No-fault Divorce

Voted #1 Apartments in the 2009 Reader’s Choice


• 1, 2 & 3 Bedroom Apts. • Beautifully Landscaped



•Roof & Home Repair (all types!) •30 yrs exp •1,000’s of ref Licensed • Insured DIRT AND GRAVEL hauled. 8 yard truck. 601638-6740.

5500 WATT GAS generator, on wheels, $400. 601456-0005. CAPTAIN JACK'S SHRIMP Special! Frozen, headless, 5 pounds$24.99. Also Froglegs, Alligator, Crawfish Tails. Thursday, Friday, Saturday. 601-638-7001. CLOCK REPAIR. Antique clocks, grandfather clocks, cuckoo clocks, etcetera. 601638-4003, 601-529-8140. FOR LESS THAN 45 cents per day, have The Vicksburg Post delivered to your home. Only $14 per month, 7 day delivery. Call 601-636-4545, Circulation Department. GREAT PYRENNES PUPPIES. $150 each. Parents on premises. 601-6341379, 601-415-1279.

THE PET SHOP “Vicksburg’s Pet Boutique” Bring Your Best Friend to our NEW LOCATION, 3508 South Washington Street Not so far, just 1 mile south of Belmont St. Same Great Pet Merchandise, Just More Room!

TOMATOES, OKRA, CUCUMBERS. Hopes Garden 601-619-8114. USED TIRES! LIGHT trucks and SUV's, 16's, 17's, 18's, 19's, 20's. A few matching sets! Call TD's, 601-638-3252.

Fresh Seafood, & Sack Oysters, Live Crawfish $1.50/ lb

• LIVE MUSIC • Saturday 9pm-1am Southern Junction “New Country” C heapest Prices in Town


19. Garage & Yard Sales

I CLEAN HOUSES! 35 years experience, days only. Call 601-529-6650 days or 601-631-2482, nights.

301A East DRIVE (off Nailor Road, 1.7 miles past Super Jr.) Saturday 7am12pm. Cleaned house! Piano, furniture, adult and kids clothes, toys, tires, entertainment center, etcetera.

River City Lawn Care You grow it - we mow it! Affordable and professional. Lawn and landscape maintenance. Cut, bag, trim, edge. 601-529-6168.

4752 NAILOR ROAD. Multi Family yard sale. Lots of children's clothes and toys. Treadmill and dryer. Saturday 7am- 11am.

27. Rooms For Rent

702 NEWITT VICK, Openwood Plantation, Saturday, 6am- 2pm, household items, clothes, miscellaneous.

WEEKLY RATE: $80. MONTHLY RATE: $320. NO deposit required. Completely furnished with bed and TV. All utilities paid with central heat and air.


GARAGE SALE! 10030 Highway 61 South. Saturday, 8am-until. Toddler bed, T.V., children's to adult clothing, VCR, cassette tapes, shoes, household miscellaneous. HUGE GARAGE SALE, too much to list! Men's Carhartt large jacket, boy's clothing, school uniforms (6's, 7's), ladies clothes and school uniforms 2X, ladies 8-10 clothing, books, games, 2 V-Smile games (1 plugs into T.V., 1 hand held), party stuff, household miscellaneous, Halloween costumes (adult, children's), C.D.'s, movies, sheets, comforters, Back 2 Life massager, $100, neck and lumbar massagers with heat, $10 each, 7100 Fisher Ferry Road, Saturday, 6:30am-11am. IN BOVINA 100 Shannon Lane, off Warriors Trail. Inside moving sale. Furniture, kitchen, baby items, Christmas. Saturday, 8am- 12pm. STILL HAVE STUFF after your Garage Sale? Donate your items to The Salvation Army, we pick-up! Call 601-636-2706.

28. Furnished Apartments 1 BEDROOM. Wonderful neighborhood, private parking, completely furnished $475 monthly. References and deposit. 601-218-6208. CORPORATE APARTMENT. Fully furnished. $800 monthly, utilities, weekly cleaning, off street parking. 601-661-9747. 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 $450 MONTHLY! 1 bedroom, gated community, hardwood, washer/ dryer, central heat/ air, elderly and disabled welcome, 1115 First North. 512-787-7840. 1 AND 2 BEDROOMS with refrigerator and stove. $400 monthly, $200 deposit. 601-634-8290.

601-218-2363 Crawfish Cooking Every Sunday

• Pool • Fireplace • Spacious Floor Plans 601-629-6300

501 Fairways Drive Vicksburg

19. Garage & Yard Sales 1403 SOUTH FRONTAGE Road, in front of Sweets Unlimited by Saxton Tires, Saturday, 6am- until. 2135 CHERRY STREET, Apartment 3, Saturday, 8am-1pm, park on Baum or Chambers, please! Household items, Christmas, some furniture. Inside sale! 3 FAMILY GARAGE sale, scrubs, tools, TV, miscellaneous. Saturday 7am12pm. 317 Goodrum Road.

4300 SOUTH GLEN, off Fisher Ferry, Friday, 12 noon- until, and Saturday, 7am-until, Antiques, glassware, furniture, pictures, children's clothes, lots of everything. Rain or Shine!

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.

29. Unfurnished Apartments

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

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

29. Unfurnished Apartments


Call for Details


33. Commercial Property BUILDING FOR SALE or Lease. 1905B Mission 66. Broker/ Owner Greg. 601291-1148.


1911 Mission 66 Office or Retail Suite B-Apprx. 2450 sq. ft. Great Location! Easy Access! High Visability!

Brian Moore Realty Connie - Owner/ Agent


Commodore Apartments

34. Houses For Sale

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



FAMILY ATMOSPHERE Newly remodeled 2 and 3 bedrooms. Paid cable, water and trash.Washer, dryer and microwave included. Ask about our move in special. Call 601-415-8735 or

30. Houses For Rent $650 Monthly. Spacious 3 bedroom, 2 bath. Carport, storage cabin, Section 8, County. 601-456-1553. 3 BEDROOM, 1 BATH near LeTourneau. $650 monthly, $300 deposit. 601529-0884. 3 BEDROOM, 1 bath. Central air/ heat, 2212 Martin Luther King Drive. $600 monthly, deposit required. 601-218-9623. LOS COLINAS. SMALL 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath Cottage. Close in, nice. $795 monthly. 601-831-4506.

31. Mobile Homes For Rent 16X60 2 BEDROOM, 2 BATH, 12x60 porch. No pets. $200 deposit, $550 monthly. 601-631-1942.

TAKING-IT-BACK Outreach Ministry, 1314 Filmore Street, at Miller's Tire Mart, off Clay. Gas stove, plus size ladies clothing, boy's newborn, toddler girl's clothes, shoes (3 pair for $5!), purses (buy 2 get 1 free!), men's suits- $5, men's sportcoats $3, large men's clothing (40-44), Hours are Thursday, Friday 9am-5pm. Saturday 8am-5pm.


• Lake Surrounds Community


18. Miscellaneous For Sale


34. Houses For Sale 119 Tower Drive. 3 bedroom 2 bath, plus loft, swimming pool, hot tub. $169,900. 601-638-4215, 601-870-7693.

4413 NAILOR ROAD, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1628 square feet, great condition. Beautiful home. 601-218-3566, 601218-5739. $154,000

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

601-634-8928 2170 S. I-20 Frontage Rd. Rental including Corporate Apartments Available

McMillin Real Estate 601-636-8193

Ask Us. 601.630.8209

DAVID A. BREWER 601-631-0065

14 INDIAN HILLS 5 BR, 3.5 BA home on 4.6 acres on quiet county cul-de-sac.

HELP!!! My property listings in this ad keep selling! I need MORE LISTINGS! Give me a call to discuss putting your property on the market and IN THIS AD.

1803 Clay Street Jill Waring Upchurch....601-906-5012 Carla Watson...............601-415-4179 Judy Uzzle-Ashley....601-994-4663 Mary D. Barnes.........601-966-1665 Stacie Bowers-Griffin...601-218-9134 Rip Hoxie, Land Pro....601-260-9149 Andrea Upchurch.......601-831-6490

2150 South Frontage Road


29. Unfurnished Apartments

29. Unfurnished Apartments

Discount for Senior Citizens available

Great Location, Hard-Working Staff



• Rent Based On Income

601-638-1102 * 601-415-3333

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


FOR LEASING INFO, CALL 601-636-1752 •

1980 Z28 CAMARO. T Top. 350 engine. Fair Condition. $2,000. 318-8789616. 1994 FORD EXPLORER XLT. Excellent condition, AC, electric windows/ mirrors. $2,500. 601-636-5332, 601-630-7808. 1995 GMC SUBURBAN. Runs good $4,000. 601636-5966, 601-636-3693.

Daryl Hollingsworth..601-415-5549

1997 CHEVROLET Z71. New motor with 2 year warranty, rebuilt transmission, 6 inches of lift. $5200. 601-618-6121.

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

2003 BUICK LESABRE Limited. 29,000 miles, Grandmother driven, leather, fully loaded, garage kept. $9500. 601-529-2996.




2003 FORD RANGER EDGE, 38,000 Miles, Regular Cab, V6, 5 Speed, A/C $6500. 601-630-5392. 2003 TOYOTA COROLLA. $7,995. Call Vicksburg Toyota at 1-877-776-4770. 2005 TOYOTA COROLLA. $8,995. Call Vicksburg Toyota at 1-877-776-4770.

218 Belle Island New listing, 3/2, lakefront, pier, concrete boat launch, concrete bulkhead, furnished. $195,500. Call Bette Paul Warner, 601-218-1800, McMillin Real Estate,

2006 FORD F250 Lariat. $32,995. Call Vicksburg Toyota at 1-877-776-4770.

35. Lots For Sale


4 ACRES LAKE Front Tucker Road. $42,000 601629-0555. For Sale: In Warren Central School District, 15.9 acres City and 18.6 acres County (total 34.5) Secluded, excellent house site, electricity, water, sewer, large pole-barn, pasture, woods, small pond,deer and turkey. Ideal setup for horses. 290 Porter's Chapel Rd. $250,000. 601-415-3629, 601-529-5138

2008 TOYOTA FJ CRUISER. $30,995. Call Vicksburg Toyota at 1-877776-4770. 2009 FORD E-150 Van. 8,000 miles. $20,995. Call Vicksburg Toyota at 1-877776-4770.

•2001 Chrysler Sebring Only $850 Down •2000 Ford Explorer $1150 Down •2004 Nissan Altima $1400 Down

Gary’s Cars Hwy 61 South For pre-approval

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


29. Unfurnished Apartments

29. Unfurnished Apartments Utilities Paid • No Utility Deposit Required

Classic Elegance in Modern Surroundings

• 1 Bedroom Studios & Efficiencies 2 Bedrooms/ 2 Bath

to Fine Restaurants, Shops, Churches, Banks & Casinos Secure High-Rise Building • Off Street Parking • 9 1/2 Foot Ceilings • Beautiful River Views • Senior Discounts •

601-630-2921 • 801 Clay Street • Vicksburg George Mayer R/E Management

415-3333 • 638-1102 • 636-1455

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

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

1973 FORD F100 4x4. $850. Not running, needs work. 601-638-5181.

Downtown Convenience •

For those adults who like a safe community setting with the best neighbors in Vicksburg.

40. Cars & Trucks

4143 Rifle Range Road. 2700 square feet. Large screened front porch. 2 acres, swimming pool, tennis court. 4 bedroom, 4 bath Call to see: 601-529-5193.

CALL 601-636-SELL

Classified Advertising really brings big results!


Bradford Ridge Apartments



Classifieds Really Work!


40. Cars & Trucks

Broker, GRI Member FDIC


601-638-7831 • 201 Berryman Rd

OPEN HOUSE. 4413 Nailor Road. Sunday 12pm5pm.

Eagle Lake

3 BEDROOMS, 2 baths. Central air/ heat, washer/ dryer hookups, 61 South. $600 monthly. 601-6139785.

29. Unfurnished Apartments

2003 1100 YAMAHA SILVERADO. 47,000 miles. $3,900. 601-529-1266, 225247-2651, leave message.


Big River Realty

Jones & Upchurch Real Estate Agency

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

NORTH COUNTY. 4 bedroom, 2 bath brick home. Large wired workshop, fenced backyard. $125,000. 601-618-1050.


Licensed in MS and LA


39. Motorcycles, Bicycles


Rely on 20 years of experience in Real Estate. 108 BROOKWOOD DRIVE. By Owner. Single family home in popular Brookwood Subdivision off Culkin Road. Approximately 1770 square feet brick home on 1.2 acres. Close to town, River Region Hospital and Sherman Avenue School. Private backyard with woods on three sides. Three bedroom 1 ¾ baths. Two car attached garage with utility room and attic access. Living room and Master bedroom have vaulted ceilings. Built-in bookcases and shelves with gas (propane) logs in living room. Appointment only. $167,000. 601-831-0360: 601-831-0053.

34. Houses For Sale


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



601-661-0765 • 601-415-3333


Friday, July 16, 2010

The Vicksburg Post

7000 OFF



Every New 2010 GMC Sierra EXTENDED OR CREW CAB

5000 Rebate & 2 000 Discount








Free Spray-In Bedliner

with Trade-in of Chevy or GMC Truck! GMC SIERRA FINANCE OPTION



0% FINANCING for 60 Months* with GMAC Approved Credit


2010 GMC Yukon SLT

Equipped with white diamond paint, 2nd row bucket seats, SLT equip. pkg., heated front and 2nd row seats, pwr. operated lift gate, 2nd row power release seat and more. #41199

In Lieu of Rebate


50,674 $ Sale Price - 47,795 $ Rebates - 3,000 M.S.R.P. -

0% APR for 60 Months

Equipped with 2nd row bucket seats, power sliding sunroof, heated front & 2nd row seats, rear seat entertainment, 20” polished aluminum wheels, SLT package and more. #41300



* 0% APR for 60 Months


In Lieu of Rebate


51,155 $ Sale Price - 47,995 $ Rebates - 3,000 M.S.R.P. -





Bobby Bryan Clyde McKinney An experienced sales staff to Tim Moody Tim Moody Baxter Morris meet all of your automotive needs. Preston Balthrop Salesman of the Mike Francisco Month of June Come to George Carr, James “P’Nut” Henderson Kevin Watson Scott Mullen Herb Caldwell You’ll Be Glad You Did. For a complete listing of our used vehicles visit our website at

GeorgeCarr BU IC K • PON T IAC • CADI LL AC • GMC • 601-636-7777 • 1-800-669-3620 • 2950 S. Frontage Road • Vicksburg, MS Special finance rates in lieu of rebates and with GMAC approved credit. GMAC financing with approved credit. All rebates assigned to dealer. See dealer for complete details. Art for illustration purposes only, actual vehicle may vary.


July 16, 2010

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