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Nearly $168,000 owed to county for taxes on personal property By Danny Barrett Jr.

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More than two-thirds of delinquent personal property tax debt in Warren County has been paid in the past year, but the balance will remain a popular talking point among supervisors as they craft a budget for 2011. Figures from the Tax Collector’s Office show $168,744.78 is owed on per-

sonal property, which means all items within a structure not built onto land, most often inventories kept by a business. Physical structures such as houses and buildings are defined as real property. The total reflects debts and penalties of the 2006 through 2008 tax years and is 68 percent smaller than a year ago when supervisors began a push to collect in the face of shrinking revenue derived

from the state. That push has revealed disagreements between supervisors who approve budgeting based on multiple revenue sources and the sheriff’s department, still designated in state law as the enforcement entity for the “stuff tax” despite the decades that have elapsed since sheriffs in Mississippi collected all taxes. See County, Page A7.

Local casino revenues climb as most in state see decline By staff and AP reports Revenue-based tax payments paid to the city, county and schools here from Vicksburg’s five casinos were up 3.6 percent in June compared to the same month in 2009, indicating local casinos fared better than others along the Mississippi River and Gulf Coast. Proceeds from three different revenue taxes collected from local casinos were $880,380 in June, compared to $849,024 a year ago.

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TODAY IN HISTORY 1861: The Congress of the Confederate States begins holding sessions in Richmond, Va. 1944: An attempt by a group of German officials to assassinate Adolf Hitler with a bomb fails as the explosion at Hitler’s Rastenburg headquarters only wounded the Nazi leader. President Franklin D. Roosevelt was nominated for an unprecedented fourth term of office at the Democratic convention in Chicago. 1969: Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin become the first men to walk on the moon after landing their lunar module. 1988: Massachusetts Gov. Michael S. Dukakis receives the Democratic presidential nomination at the party’s convention in Atlanta. 1990: Supreme Court Justice William J. Brennan, one of the court’s most liberal voices, announces he is stepping down.

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Vicksburg gets the lion’s share of all local gaming tax revenue, including a 65 percent cut of the main 3.2 percent tax, while Warren County gets 25 percent and the school district, 10 percent. A second revenue tax equaling an 0.8 percent share of the state’s 8.8 percent revenue tax is split between the city and county nearly evenly based on populations. Casinos also are required to pay the city a $150,000 fee

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Walter Erwin of the City of Vicksburg’s Parks and Recreation Department smooths out dirt around home plate at the city softball fields on Army-Navy Drive as

co-worker David Brown works the infield with a tractor Monday. The department prepares the two softball fields every weekday except Wednesdays.

Oil cap stays on despite slow seepage By The Associated Press NEW ORLEANS — Oil from BP’s blown out well is again seeping into the Gulf of Mexico, but this time, more slowly and scientists aren’t convinced the cap that stopped the flow last week is making things worse. The government said Monday that oil was seeping into the Gulf after days of

warning that the experimental cap on the oil well could cause more leaks. Despite what at Thad first seemed Allen a setback, though, the federal government declared the development insignificant and

On A3 Benefit concert planned in Vicksburg forged ahead with BP’s plan for finally sealing the hole in the ocean floor. Ever since the cap was used to bottle up the oil last week, engineers have been watching underwater cameras and monitoring pres-

sure and seismic readings to see whether the well would hold or spring a new leak, perhaps one that could rupture the sea floor and make the disaster even worse. Small amounts of oil and gas started coming from the cap late Sunday, but “we do not believe it is consequential at this time,” retired Coast Guard Adm. Thad See Oil, Page A8.

Two Vicksburg brothers are suing Claiborne County, its sheriff’s department and Sheriff Frank Davis for damages, alleging they were injured by “excessive force” and held in jail until their brother, who had felony charges against him there, turned himself in. A money amount is not mentioned. Joseph and Wesley Rader, 103 Cross Drive, claim “gross deprivation of their civil rights” resulting from being arrested without cause and subjected to unreasonable search and seizure by Claiborne County deputies in Warren County early on July 12, 2009. Their father, Fred Rader Sr., also is a plaintiff in the case. The four-count lawsuit, filed in Warren County Circuit Court by Vicksburg attorney James “Buck” Penley, charges excessive force under color of law, assault and battery, intentional infliction of emotional distress and false imprisonment. Reached Monday, Davis said he had no comment. The suit had only recently been served and was turned over See Claiborne, Page A8.

Wisconsin Avenue reopens to vehicular traffic Homeowner By Manivanh Chanprasith Traffic was flowing along the length of Wisconsin Avenue this morning, marking the end of a detour that had rerouted motorists on Bazinsky and Porters Chapel since Feb. 1. The main reason for the detour was to allow a perpendicular cut in the road and construction of an underpass that will allow U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center personnel to reach all buildings on its campus without leaving the secured area. “The Corps of Engineers and ERDC appreciate the understanding of the City of Vicksburg and its residents and the inconvenience closing Wisconsin has had,” ERDC Commander Col. Gary Johnston said in a statement. “We are all glad that traffic is flowing normally again. The completed

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A car travels over the newly opened bridge on Wisconsin Avenue Monday. project will improve traffic flow for both the City of Vicksburg and ERDC.” Vehicles were reportedly taking the restored route as early as last Thursday, although some work continued in the area. Vicksburg Public Works Director Bubba Rainer said the Corps’ portion of the work was completed by the

April 23 deadline. “Everything went like it was supposed to,” he said. “Paving was done on time.” However, the city paired the interruption with a federal stimulus-funded resurfacing project, one of two paid for from a $947,635 allocation from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

The other, milling and paving of Clay Street from Cherry Street to Mission 66, was completed April 7. Work continues on the actual internal road that will link the main portion of ERDC with its Information Technology Lab where the super computers are located. “Eventually, all traffic for ERDC will be internal to the research facility installation, eliminating ERDC traffic off Porters Chapel and Wisconsin Avenue,” ERDC spokesman Wayne Stroupe said in the statement. Construction on the internal road will continue through late August, when it is slated to be complete at a cost of approximately $2 million. ERDC dates to 1928 when it was founded to study rivers. Scientists and support personnel there now work in support of Army military and civilian projects worldwide.

jailed for arson By Steve Sanoski Authorities have jailed a homeowner, accusing him of arson for moving all his personal belongings out of a home before it was set on fire. Johnny Ray Galey, 54, was being held in the Warren County Jail without bond and is expected to have an initial hearing today, Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace said. Galey was reportedly in Florida when the blaze engulfed his home at 9960 U.S. 61 South around 6:30 a.m. Saturday, but Pace said the “suspicious origin” of the fire and the absence of personal belongings led to Galey’s arrest. “Apparently everything in the house had been removed and stored in an off-site See Arson, Page A7.


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Bovina volunteer firefighter and grant coordinator Jonathan Priddy, left, holds pieces of a wildland fire ready kit as Capt. Brett Whittington tries one on Monday. Bovina Volunteer Fire Department received 10 kits as a part of a grant from the Mississippi Forestry Commission. Each kit includes a Nomex yellow coverall suit, a wildland Bullard helmet, a Nomex neck shroud, a headlamp, gloves, safety glasses and a yellow storage bag. Bovina was the only one of the five volunteer departments to receive the ready kits.

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Neighbor shoots, kills family pet in front of children, ages 6 to 9 Two Vicksburg children, ages 6 to 9, watched their 4-year-old Shih Tzu die Monday after a neighbor shot her with a BB gun in the 800 block of Patton Street. At 3:22 p.m., the children told Vicksburg patrolmen they were walking the dog past the neighbor’s house when “he ran into the house, got a gun and shot Lady,” police Sgt. Sandra Williams said. “I think the poor puppy was shot in the hind quarter,” said Williams. “He fired one time.” She said the accused shooter told police the animal, valued at $550, routinely used his yard for a restroom. The neighbor was charged with the killing of an animal and fined $596, Williams said. Whether the children’s safety was jeopardized was not clear, she said.

Four auto burglaries reported in city, county Checks and a stereo were missing Monday in four auto burglaries reported in the county and city. Warren County deputies received a report at 5:11 p.m. of a 2002 Toyota Tundra and 2004 Toyota

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Pattison, Vicksburg police Sgt. Jackie Johnson said. Dee was treated and released, hospital spokesman Allen Karel said. Bobo, who was not injured, was cited for failure to yield the right-of-way.

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Sequoia being entered in the 6900 block of Mississippi 27, records showed. Nothing was reported missing. A Guaranty Bank bag containing checks and other financial information was reported stolen at 8 a.m. from a 2005 Chevrolet Silverado in the 100 block of Knowland Place. At 9:22 p.m. in Vicksburg, a JVC CD player valued at $87 was reported stolen from a 1994 Volvo in the 1300 block of Mundy Street, police Sgt. Sandra Williams said.

Woman hurt in wreck with horse ‘guarded’ A Warren County woman injured after her car hit a horse Monday remained “guarded” at the University Medical Center, hospital spokesman Peggy Wagner said. Wagner said the term “guarded” means hospital personnel were keeping a close watch on Julia Lee Dunbar, and her condition was worse than fair, which it had been Monday, but not serious. Dunbar, 63, 1703 Standard Hill Road, was airlifted to the Jackson facility after her 1993 Honda Accord hit a horse in the 1200 block of Standard Hill Road, Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace said Monday. The horse was killed. The owner of the animal told deputies he believes the horse got out during the night.

Pattison trucker hurt in collision on 61 North A Pattison man was taken to River Region Medical Center Monday when two 18-wheelers collided in front of 61 Quickstop near North Washington Street and U.S. 61 North. A 2003 Freightliner 18-wheeler driven by Joseph Bobo, 45, of Carville, La., in the lefthand lane was attempting to make a righthand turn through the right lane when his truck hit a 1986 International log truck driven by Kelley Dee, 53, of

Natchez man drowns in lake near Meadville City pool expected to reopen after repairs MEADVILLE, Miss. — A 31-year-old Natchez man drowned in Clear Springs Lake, authorities said. Franklin County Sheriff James Newman said detectives were investigating the death, but it appeared to be an accident. About 3:30 p.m. Monday, Newman said dispatchers received a call about a possible drowning. Coroner Percy Peeler said divers recovered the body of Timothy A. Malone about three hours later.

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Repairs were expected to get Vicksburg City Pool back in operation today. A pump broke Sunday and the pool was closed all day Monday. and remained closed this morning. However, repairs were under way and recreational swim was expected to open at 1 or


open from 6-8 p.m. for family swim. Beginning Aug. 2, the pool will be open only Monday through Friday from 4 until 6 p.m. It closes for the summer after Aug. 13. Entrance fees are $2 for anyone 12 or younger and $4 for older.

from staff reports 2 p.m., said Cathy Mitchell, manager. The pool at 900 Lee St. is open to the public from 1 until 5 p.m. daily for recreational swim. On Monday through Saturday it also is

Police: Newellton bartender shot to death in late-night robbery at Highway 4 Bar NEWELLTON, La. (AP) — State police and Tensas Parish sheriff’s deputies were investigating the shooting death of a Newellton bartender. Trooper Mark Dennis said

47-year-old Carl Crain of Winnsboro was shot during a robbery Sunday night at the Highway 4 Bar, where he works. Dennis said Crain died a short time later from

his wounds. Dennis said the shooting occurred around the time the bar closed. No arrests have been made, he said.

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Board delays decision on spending State vote on Ceres house is Friday If you go for local benefit for coast cleanup By Danny Barrett Jr.

By Steve Sanoski A benefit concert for Gulf Coast cleanup efforts is planned for downtown, but Vicksburg’s mayor and aldermen want more details on the downtown show before allocating $500 in city funds for radio advertising. “What we want to do is get as many people involved and make this as successful as possible, because it is for the Gulf Coast,” WBBV-River 101 and K-Hits-104.5 representative Sabrina van den Nieuwboer told the board Monday. “We’re going to broadcast it live on both of our radio stations.” The concert is being put together by owners of three Washington Street businesses — Duff’s Tavern & Grille, The Upper End and Willingham’s — in conjunction with the Vicksburg Main Street Program. Organizers are still working to get an OK from the city to close a portion of Washington Street near Clay Street in front of the organizing businesses, in hopes of staging some of the entertainment outside and host a cookout. Main Street Executive Director Kim Hopkins said they’re also asking the city to waive the outdoor open container restriction for the event. Those issues are expected to come before the board at its meeting Friday, in addition to the advertisement request. The concert is set to begin at 2 p.m. July 31. A number of musicians and groups are confirmed for the show, including Jimbo Mathus, Rocket 88, L.C. Omar, The Owens Brothers Band, Seth Libbey and The Koestler Brothers, and even more have expressed an interest in participating. “At first it was planned for a much smaller event, but it’s kind of taken on a life of its own,” said Duff’s owner Les Pearman. “All of the people in this area have connections to somebody on the Gulf Coast. They’re our friends and neighbors, and we just want to bring some awareness and any relief we can.” Advance tickets to the benefit show are on sale for $12 at Duff’s. Tickets at the door will be $15. All of the pro-

On the agenda Meeting Monday, the Vicksburg Board of Mayor and Aldermen: • OK’d minutes from May 10, 12 and 17. • Received bids for two Natural Resources Conservation Service emergency watershed protection projects, one at Pauline Drive in Kings and another on North Frontage Road near the Travel Inn. Bids were opened from Anderson Contracting LLC of Yazoo City and Arrowhead Enterprises LLC of Vicksburg. On the Pauline Drive project Anderson bid $87,791.22 and Arrowhead bid $72,866. On the North Frontage Road project Anderson bid $291,572.35 and Arrowhead bid $248,497. The projects are 80 percent federally funded. • OK’d a $200 radio advertisement request from WBBV-River 101 and K-Hits 104.5 for the 2010 Governor’s Cup youth baseball tournament. • Awarded a bid for service uniforms to Fashions Inc. of Jackson. • Authorized the clerk to readvertise for bids for police and fire department uniforms. • OK’d a Community Development Block Grant budget modification for the relocation and replacement of the flood buyout program for six families in Ford subdivision. The action was a formality to change a contract number. • Declared a 2001 Ford E45 ambulance surplus, and OK’d it to be traded in to Peach State Ambulance of Tyrone, Ga., toward the purchase of a 2010 Chevrolet G4500 ambulance. The city will get $12,250 in trade in toward the $112,248 new ambulance cost. • OK’d buying a new vehicle ceeds from the show will be donated to the United Way to

for the water department from Butch Oustalet Ford of Gulfport for $30,415. • OK’d sending a letter to the Warren County Board of Supervisors requesting their support of purchasing 12 additional cast iron trash cans for Riverfront Park at a cost of $3,900. The city and county have an interlocal agreement in place to split capital purchases and maintenance costs at the park, and both must OK new purchases. • Authorized the building and inspections department to cut and clean the following properties found noncompliant with property maintenance codes: 1831 Cherry St., 1311 Jefferson St., 2106 Pearl St. and 2110 Pearl St. Two inoperable vehicles are also to be removed from 1218 Harrison St. • OK’d a $150 ad for Vicksburg High School for the upcoming football season and a $175 ad for St. Aloysius A-Club for the upcoming football season. In closed session, the board: • OK’d two new hires in the gas department and one in the sewer department; one transfer into each the sewer, right of way and parks and recreation departments; a demotion in the fire department, from battalion chief to captain; a 25-day suspension in the police department; and terminating a summer youth worker in the parks and recreation maintenance department, and one employee in the gas department. • OK’d posting two open positions in each the gas and street departments, and one in each the right of way and parks and recreation department. The board is scheduled to meet next at 10 a.m. Friday in room 109 of the City Hall Annex, 1415 Walnut St.

JACKSON — A teenage lesbian who sued her school district over its ban of same-sex prom dates has accepted an offer to settle the case. American Civil Liberties Union attorneys representing Constance McMillen filed notice Monday in U.S. District Court to accept a judgment offer from the Itawamba County School District to pay $35,000, plus attorney’s fees. As part of the agreement, the school district also said it would follow a policy not to discriminate based on sexual orientation and gender identity in any educational or extracurricular activities. The ACLU said the case is precedent-setting because the

district is the first in Mississippi to implement a policy banning discrimination and harassment on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. “I’m so glad this is all over,” McMillen said in a statement today. “I won’t ever get my prom back, but it’s worth if it changes things at my

school.” A call to the school district in north Mississippi seeking comment wasn’t immediately returned. The ACLU filed a lawsuit in March when the district canceled a prom at Itawamba Agricultural High School after McMillen asked to bring her girlfriend to the event.



The Mississippi Department of Archives and History Board of Trustees will vote on whether to designate Ceres Plantation House a Mississippi Landmark at 10 a.m. Friday at the William F. Winter Archives & History Building, 200 North St., Jackson

Windows have been broken and planks vanished from the porch of the structure in recent months. The last business to operate there, a plant nursery, closed in 2007. Earlier this year, supervisors took two proposals to raze the home and heard one presentation on turning it into a tourist attraction, but delayed any action pending Friday’s decision by state authorities. Rent revenue expected from the house is not included in the commission’s budget for 2010-11, one that shows a $224,201 deficit for operations at Ceres and the E.W. Haining Industrial Center, which includes the Port of Vicksburg on the Yazoo Diversion Canal. Income projections include the $135,000 base rent paid by port operator Kinder Morgan, an amount that the commission hoped would grow by

another $100,000 via a more lucrative renewal that broke down after two years of negotiations. Revenue from cargo unloaded is up for the quarter but down for the year, as $422,793.47 has been collected on 24,654 tons through June, according to reports to the commission from the company. The five commissioners are appointed by the Warren County Board of Supervisors, one from each district.


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With no new inquiries about buying or moving the Ceres Plantation House, the Warren County Port Commission awaits a decision by state preservationists Friday on whether to designate the structure worth protecting. Commissioners, who manage county-owned industrial properties, had set the bar high for any firm wanting to purchase and move the house — at least five years of experience in moving residential structures and specific plans and time frames for taking the house off the county’s hands were part of a public notice. The dilapidated structure, parts of which are said to date to the 1830s, was acquired by the county with the grantfunded purchase in 1986 of 1,290 acres of what had been farmland at Flowers. The land was prepared for industrial use, but the house and other buildings were left standing. “Now the question becomes, ‘Is there enough original material in there?’ and the answer is no,” Wayne Mansfield, port commission executive director, said Monday. His word, however, is not final. The Mississippi Department of Archives and History Board of Trustees will decide whether to designate the sixbedroom, two-story house a Mississippi Landmark. Trustees meet at 10 a.m. in the William F. Winter Archives & History Building in Jackson. The session is open to the public. Landmark status would limit future development of the site under the state’s antiquities law. Supervisors have resolved to take any legal action necessary to fight the designation, which would limit future development on that part of the industrial park to federal guidelines and state approval.


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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: Forty-one years since the moon landing. Wow.

OLD POST FILES 120 YEARS AGO: 1890 Salaries of members of the fire department now reach $5,100 per year. • A Vicksburg ball team goes to Greenville for a game.

110 YEARS AGO: 1900 Mrs. Durman and Inez Lum present to the mayor a deed for the site of a Confederate Hospital annex. • Jordan Triplett, recently struck by a train, dies at the hospital.

100 YEARS AGO: 1910 Oscar Wood is elected constable over W.H. Schnell. • Another coat of oil is to be placed on Crawford Street.

90 YEARS AGO: 1920 Mr. and Mrs. R.M. Kelly move in the Turpin Home on Crawford Street. • Mayor J.J. Hayes and Congressman W.J. Collier are planning to go to Meridian for an Odd Fellows meeting.

80 YEARS AGO: 1930 Guy Sackhouse, Vicksburger, receives a French Crois de Guerre diploma for his citation in the World War in France. • The Rev. H.G.L. Busy and local boy scouts return from a motor trip to Mexico.

70 YEARS AGO: 1940 J.L. Blackwell Jr. is named a member of the State Highway Patrol. • The Keith Williams baseball team defeats Bolton, 8-3. • Shelby Flowers returns from a visit to Stonewall.

60 YEARS AGO: 1950 Dr. W.A. Tyson, pastor of Crawford Street Methodist Church, announces his sermon topics for Sunday.

50 YEARS AGO: 1960 Jessie Green dies. • Yul Brynner stars in “The Buccaneer” at the Rivoli Drive-In Theatre. • The local YMCA holds its annual day camp.


40 YEARS AGO: 1970


Dr. and Mrs. Edward Habert and children of New Orleans are here visiting relatives. • Lee Marvin stars in “Paint Your Wagon” at the Joy Theatre. • Mrs. Beatrice Young dies.

30 YEARS AGO: 1980

Congress eyes new measures, incentives Obesity costs the United States at least $147 billion every year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports. Twothirds of adults and nearly one in three kids are either overweight or obese. Personal choices are at the heart of the problem; Americans should be encouraged to adopt healthier diets and to exercise more. But with health care costs still rising exponentially, Congress feels compelled to try to promote healthier choices. A bill introduced earlier this month by Rep. Ron Kind, D-Wis., proposes several measures to do that. Kind’s Healthy Choices Act, H.R. 5209, would make healthy foods more affordable and accessible to the people most at risk in rural areas and low-income areas of the nation’s cities and, presumably, here in Mississippi where poverty and weight problems go hand in hand. It would expand nutrition therapy in federal health programs, increase access to prevention programs

and increase federal support for partnerships between farmers and school districts to bring healthy food from field to lunchroom. It also envisions a loan program to encourage more retail food outlets in what Kind calls “food deserts.” The bill would establish body mass index as a vital sign. BMI would have to be included in the vaccination records for schoolage children. The records would be studied to see which demographic groups or geographic areas are most affected and to analyze the effectiveness of obesity prevention programs. The parents of children testing in the 95th percentile for BMI would receive information on obesity prevention. Critics, including Kind challenger Dan Kapanke, a Republican state senator from La Crosse, claim Kind is trying to deputize a federal food police and that the government has no authority to track such statistics. The CDC should track heart disease, dia-

betes and AIDS. These and obesity are public health issues and that’s a public concern. Regulating private behavior is a different proposition and, quite frankly, far more challenging. The bill also encourages better access to physical fitness programs through grants and the establishment of national standards for a physical education curriculum and makes grants available for local planners to ensure that development encourages physical activity. Kind’s bill has broad support from such groups as the American Heart Association, the Grocery Manufacturers Association and the National Association of Children’s Hospitals. It also has bipartisan support in the House. No single piece of legislation can persuade Americans to put down their cheeseburgers. But Kind’s bill might help the government get a better handle on the problem while offering incentives to promote healthier behavior.

William E. Reed is appointed to become division engineer for the U.S. Army Engineers Lower Mississippi Valley in Vicksburg on Aug. 20. • Mrs. Mary Rose Duncan dies. • David Cannon and Timothy E. Walker, both of Vicksburg, are named to the honor roll for the spring quarter at Auburn University in Alabama.

20 YEARS AGO: 1990 The U.S. Justice Department approves the method used here to select students to fill vacancies at magnet schools. • Four years after her disappearance, Mary Franklin, 71, still cannot be found. • Willis G. Mallory dies.

10 YEARS AGO: 2000 Fifteen-year-olds Carrie Chady, Kathleen Burford and Cammy Powers travel to Australia as part of the People-to-People Student Ambassadors program. • Stanley and Toni Kraemer are the parents of a daughter, Emily Elizabeth, born July 12. • Jada La’Shan Howard celebrates her third birthday.

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


We’ll be nice to them, so they’ll be nice to us? Anyone who believes that Gen. David H. Petraeus plans to overhaul the rules of engagement in Afghanistan due to the critical mass of ROEcaused casualties finally catching American’s attention just wasn’t listening to the general at his Senate confirmation hearing. But judging by both senatorial deference on the topic (Petraeus was confirmed 99-0) and a practically MIA media, that describes a lot of people. Here’s the first ROE question, submitted to the general prior to the hearing: “If confirmed, what general changes, if any, would you make to the current ROEs?” In response, Petraeus wrote: “One of my highest priorities, should I be confirmed as Commander of USFOR-A, will be to assess the effect of our ROE on the safety of our forces and the successful conduct of our mission.” “Assess,” he said, not “change.” But that was just the beginning. Yes, he declared there was a “moral imperative” to ensure that his “troopers” had the “enablers” (back-up firepower) they needed when they “got into a tough spot.” More to the main point — that restrictive ROEs are in fact the lynchpin of the disastrous



Most Americans don’t know what the ascendance of counterinsurgency doctrine in the U.S. military means.

counterinsurgency doctrine (COIN) that Petraeus, like Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal, stands for — were Petraeus’ unequivocal statements indicating that the ROE issue was “more about executing than redesign,” that his overall policy review would “see if there are tweaks needed.” Tweaks? Or, as he stated in response to one senator’s question, “It’s really about the implementation of the rules of engagement and the tactical directive, both of which I think are fundamentally sound.” Fundamentally sound? “I don’t see any reason to change them in significant ways,” he continued. “Rather, what we do need to do

is make sure that the intent behind those, the intent being to reduce the loss of innocent civilian life in the course of military operations to an absolute minimum — that’s an imperative for any (counterinsurgency). We must achieve that. I have pledged to continue to do that, to continue the great work that General McChrystal did in that regard.” There’s your headline: Petraeus Pledges to Continue McChrystal’s “Great Work.” Most Americans don’t know what the ascendance of counterinsurgency doctrine in the U.S. military means. Judging by the failure of the senators to raise the topic with the most famous contemporary COIN

author seated before them, neither do our elected representatives. Some senators were obviously distressed by restrictive battle rules, but they didn’t seem to regard them as a crucial means to COIN’s fantasy-end: winning so-called hearts and minds. The whole nation-building endeavor, too, is just another COIN fantasy effort designed to make them like us. “Soldiers and Marines are expected to be nation-builders as well as warriors,” Petraeus himself co-wrote in the foreword of the 2007 COIN manual (with Gen. F. James Amos, recently tapped to serve as the new Marine Commandant). “They must be prepared to help re-establish institutions and local security forces and assist in rebuilding infrastructure and basic services. They must be able to facilitate establishing local governance and the rule of law. The list of such tasks is long ...” You can say that again. Better, though, for our elected representatives to have read just that statement back to Gen. Petraeus and to have asked for a reaction, a reckoning, his defense of a theory that, I would argue (and frequently do), has for

years misused and abused the U.S. military through its willful ignorance of the Islam-West culture clash that forever dooms all of our do-gooding. The Great Society, it’s worth recalling, didn’t work here on our own people. It’s no more plausible, even at ROE-controlled gunpoint, on an alien society. History confirms this. The United States engaged in intensive Afghan nation-building between 1946 and 1979 — specifically, in Helmand Province, now, ironically, a Taliban stronghold. In other words, the program was not, as Gen. Petraeus told the Senate, “hugely successful.” For details, read Indiana University History professor Nick Cullather’s 2002 paper, “From New Deal to New Frontier in Afghanistan,” which is available online. It catalogues decades of failure apparent as far back as 1949. “If illusions doomed the project they also created and sustained it,” Cullather wrote, summing up American denial on Afghanistan. And for the ages. •

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Tuesday, July 20, 2010

The Vicksburg Post


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County Continued from Page A1. “What worries me is that a couple of them owe a pile of money,” District 4 Supervisor Bill Lauderdale said of the remaining slate of 147 parcels owing amounts varying from less than $1,000 to more than $30,000. “It’s not fair to those who pay it. I’m not for people going out of business, but it’s the principle of not paying.” State law also allows seizures or lockouts if authorities believe the debtor is a flight risk, a process that starts by filing a notice of tax lien with the Circuit Clerk’s Office and issuing a “jeopardy warrant” if the office believes collection of taxes will be jeopardized by delay. Personal property taxes must be paid by Oct. 1 before any court action begins for a current year, Tax Collector Antonia Flaggs Jones said. Once served, any personal property seized can be sold at public auction until all the debt and related expenses are satisfied. No padlocks have been affixed to any businesses this year, as Sheriff Martin Pace has chosen to apply the law in an advisory way instead of a punitive one. Jones said 90 such liens filed in court covered 2008, and that the total of liens has not varied much in her 15 years working in the tax collector’s office. Pace indicated the job of organizing the warrants

On the agenda Meeting Monday, Warren County supervisors: • Authorized advertising road resurfacing and lanestriping projects for parts of seven streets: Blossom Lane, Old Jackson Road, Newmans Road and Kirkland Road. • Authorized $70,000 in county funds toward the cost of a new fire truck for the Bovina Volunteer Fire Department. The $199,988,1,300-gallon pumper was financed mostly by the state’s Rural Fire Truck Acquisition Assistance Program. • Approved renewing a contract with Delta Computer Systems to maintain the county’s land and court records. The cost will increase by about $340 a month, County Administrator John Smith said.

• Approved a $100 ad in the St. Aloysius High School football program. • Recognized District 3 Supervisor Charles Selmon’s election as first vice president of the Mississippi Association of Supervisors. • Approved reappointing Tom Hill to the Vicksburg Bridge Commission on the recommendation of District 1 Supervisor David McDonald. • Approved five appointments to Foreign Trade Zone Inc., a business development group of public and industry officials from Vicksburg and Jackson. Named to serve on the panel were McDonald, Mayor Paul Winfield, retired state employment department official Benny Terrell, businessman Fred Farrell and Warren County Port Commission Project Manager Katrina Shirley.

for service has continued, though at a clip slower than the liens. Of 57 warrants reported to have been considered this fiscal year, deputies attempted to serve at least 32 of them, officials said. The department acknowledged the other 25 await determination on whether it’s feasible to pursue them. “A lot of papers we’ve gotten is where the business no longer exists,” Pace said, placing an emphasis on cases he said are too tough to enforce due to logistics. “On

those one person owns the building and someone else had the business, there’s no way to contact them. We’re not driving to Orlando to serve one.” In May, an attorney general’s opinion requested by the county — at Pace’s behest — reaffirmed the little-used state law’s intent to have the sheriff as the enforcement arm on personal property taxes.

Mississippi’s 30 statelicensed casinos saw slight uptick in winnings from gamblers in June compared to last year, according to figures released Monday by the Department of Revenue. Players left behind $189.6 million in June, up about $400,000 from June 2009,

when Mississippi’s casinos won $189.2 million. Despite the ongoing oil crisis, the 11 casinos on the coast fared better in June than their 19 counterparts along the Mississippi River — including Vicksburg, Tunica, Greenville, Lula and Natchez casinos. Coast casi-


Afghan leader Karzai says goal unchanged KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — President Hamid Karzai today reaffirmed his commitment for Afghan police and soldiers to take charge of security nationwide by 2014 and urged his international backers to distribute more of their development aid through the government. Karzai spoke at a one-day international conference on Afghanistan’s future that comes at a critical juncture: NATO and Afghan forces have launched a major operation to drive the Taliban out of their strongholds, and the insurgents are pushing back. Rockets fired at the Kabul airport today forced the diversion of a plane carrying U.N. Secretary-General Ban Kimoon and Sweden’s foreign minister. Wearing a traditional striped robe and peaked fur hat, Karzai said that Afghanistan and its Western allies share “a vicious common enemy.” But, he said, victory will come in giving Afghans as much responsibility as possible in combatting the insurgency within its borders. He was flanked by international diplomats including Ban and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. “I remain determined that our Afghan national security forces will be responsible for

all military and law enforcement operations throughout our country by 2014” — more than three years after President Barack Obama’s date for the start of an American troop drawdown, Karzai said. Karzai’s reference to a “vicious enemy” appeared at odds with his recent more reconciliatory stance toward the Taliban and willingness to hold peace talks to end the nearly nine-year war amid growing recognition that the insurgents are unlikely to be defeated militarily. Clinton sought to allay concerns over the US military drawdown. “We have no intention of abandoning our long-term mission of achieving a stable, secure, peaceful Afghanistan. Too many nations — especially Afghanistan — have suffered too many losses to see this country slide backward,” she said. NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said the alliance will never allow the Taliban to topple the government of Afghanistan. “Our mission will end when — but only when — the Afghans are able to maintain security on their own,” he said. The prolonged conflict has hobbled development in the impoverished country.

nos took in $87.2 million last month, up $3 million from $84.2 million in June 2009. River casinos won $102.3 million last month, down nearly $3 million from the $105 million won in June 2009. The figures do not include the two Indian reservation casinos in the state, which

do not pay taxes and are not required to report winnings. Casinos also pay property taxes that support city, county and school operations.

Casino Continued from Page A1. each year for each gaming device in operation. June numbers were boosted by a $117,900 device fee payment, and to date it has brought $438,750 to city coffers. Three casinos have paid the fee thus far in 2010, the same number as had paid to date in 2009.

Arson Continued from Page A1. location,” said Pace, who declined to comment further on the case due to its ongoing investigation. “We are expecting another arrest.” Galey was arrested around 10 a.m. Monday after arriv-

ing with his attorney at the Warren County Sheriff’s Office for a scheduled interview. He was presented with evidence gathered by Warren County Sheriff’s Office Fire Investigator Mike

Traxler and the State Fire Marshal’s Office, Pace said. “Mike Traxler has recovered all of the contents (of Galey’s home), and they are being stored in evidence,” Pace said. “The investigators

are doing a very thorough job.” Members of the LeTourneau, Fisher Ferry, Culkin and Bovina volunteer fire departments responded to the blaze Saturday morn-

ing. LeTourneau Volunteer Fire Department Chief Bobby Pell said the small woodframe home was totally involved when they arrived, and described the damage as a total loss.

She was preceded in death by her father, Clarence Harris Sr.; her mother, Katie L. Harris; a brother, Johnnie Harris; and uncles, James Jones and Sam Bennett. Survivors include her brother, Clarence Harris Jr. of Vicksburg; her sisters, Thelma Harris Perkins of Vicksburg and Connie Harris (the Rev. Eddie) Cooper of Ellisville; one uncle, Jessie (Neil) Jones of Omaha, Neb.; special friends, Tamberlane Chiplin of Fayette and Janice Flowers and Clara Jones, both of Vicksburg; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, including the Woodson, Vaughn,

Carson and Sims families. Lakeview Memorial Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

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Clarence M. Edwards Sr. GRACE — Clarence M. Edwards Sr. died Sunday, July 18, 2010, at SharkeyIssaquena Hospital in Rolling Fork. He was 78. He was born in Darlove to Phil and Nelia Edwards of Grace. He was preceded in death by a wife, Dorothy Yount Edwards; his parents, Phil and Nelia Sims Edwards; and a brother, Phil Wayne Edwards. Mr. Edwards was a veteran of the Air Force, serving in the Korean Conflict. He was engaged in farming, served on the school board, served on the election committee for several years and retired as manager of the Grace Water Association. He was a member of the Sharon Chapel Assembly of God in Hampton. Survivors include his wife, Bonnie Runnels Edwards of Grace; three sons, Clarence Edwards Jr. of Boyle, Jeff Edwards of Glen Allan and Herbert Edwards of Avon; three brothers, the Rev. Tim Edwards of Rolling Fork, Pat Edwards of Indianola and the Rev. Paul Edwards of Laurel; a sister, Sandra Edwards Cleveland of Rolling Fork; 15 grandchildren; and 15 greatgrandchildren. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Sharon Chapel Assembly of God in Hampton. Burial will follow

at County Line Cemetery in Glen Allan under the direction of Glenwood Funeral Home of Rolling Fork. Visitation will be from 5 until 8 tonight at Sharon Chapel. Pallbearers will be Jeffrey Edwards, Matt Edwards, Blake Edwards, Wesley Stokes, Andy Hughes and Justin Hill.

Nicholas H. Lindsey BOLTON — Funeral services for Nicholas (Nickey) H. Lindsey, age 57 of Bolton, will be at noon today at Morrison Heights Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Clinton Cemetery. Mr. Nicholas H. Lindsey passed away at his home on Saturday, July 17, 2010. Nickey was a loving husband, father and grandparent. He also was a retired captain of Clinton Fire Department. After retiring, he spent his time with his grandchildren, working in the garden and teaching them to play baseball. Survivors include his wife, Rebecca Watson Lindsey; daughter, Lori Lindsey Wallace and her husband, Jeremy; three grandchildren, Seth Wallace, Natalie Wallace and Connor Wallace; stepson, Chris Huff and wife Beverly; four grandchildren, Ashley Huff, Taylor Huff, Cullen Huff and Carson Huff; four sisters, Carolyn Herring and husband Tom, Sandy Thompson and husband Buddy, Cathy Culver and Marie Moffett and husband Jeff; uncle, Eugene (Mac) McCombs and wife Mary; and many nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers are retired deputy chief Charlie Valadie, retired deputy chief Tommy Moody, deputy chief Greg Moak, retired captain Kyle Greer, Capt. Marshall Molpus and Capt. Jeff Blackledge.

Lucy C. Harris Moses Lucy C. “Sister” Harris Moses died Saturday, July 17, 2010, at Covenant Health & Rehab of Vicksburg. She was 81. Ms. Moses was a member of Faith Christian Center. She attended St. Mary’s Catholic School. She retired from Vicksburg Convalescent Home.


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Mostly sunny and dry with lots of heat; highs in the mid-90s; lows in the lower 70s;

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

LOCAL FORECAST Thursday-Friday Isolated showers and thunderstorms; lows in the mid 70’s; highs in the upper 90s

STATE FORECAST TONIGHT Clear; lows in the lower 70s wednesDAY-Friday Mostly sunny; chance of isolated showers; highs in the upper 90s; lows in the mid-70s

Almanac Highs and Lows High/past 24 hours............. 91º Low/past 24 hours............... 75º Average temperature......... 83º Normal this date................... 82º Record low........... 100º in 2000 Record high............64º in 1984 Rainfall Recorded at the Vicksburg Water Plant Past 24 hours........................ 1.69 This month..............4.33 inches Total/year.............. 24.24 inches Normal/month......2.21 inches Normal/year........ 32.20 inches Solunar table Most active times for fish and wildlife Wednesday: A.M. Active............................ 1:50 A.M. Most active................. 8:03 P.M. Active............................. 2:17 P.M. Most active.................. 8:30 Sunrise/sunset Sunset today........................ 8:08 Sunset tomorrow............... 8:08 Sunrise tomorrow.............. 6:10


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Stages Mississippi River at Vicksburg Current: 31.2 | Change: 0.1 Flood: 43 feet Yazoo River at Greenwood Current: 14.1 | Change: -1.3 Flood: 35 feet Yazoo River at Yazoo City Current: 14.5 | Change: -0.8 Flood: 29 feet Yazoo River at Belzoni Current: 14.2 | Change: -0.7 Flood: 34 feet Big Black River at West Current: 3.4 | Change: -0.4 Flood: 12 feet Big Black River at Bovina Current: 9.9 | Change: 1.8 Flood: 28 feet StEELE BAYOU Land....................................78.6 River....................................78.4

MISSISSIPPI RIVER Forecast Cairo, Ill. Tuesday.................................. 31.2 Wednesday........................... 30.3 Thursday................................ 29.9 Memphis Tuesday.................................. 16.9 Wednesday........................... 16.4 Thursday................................ 16.0 Greenville Tuesday.................................. 36.4 Wednesday........................... 36.2 Thursday................................ 35.7 Vicksburg Tuesday.................................. 31.3 Wednesday........................... 31.3 Thursday................................ 31.2


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If filibuster broken, measure will allow 2.5M to receive payments WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of people stuck on the jobless rolls would receive an extension of unemployment benefits averaging $309 a week under a Senate bill that appears set to break free of a Republican filibuster. Democrats have stripped the unemployment insurance measure down to the bare essentials ahead of this afternoon’s vote, which is a do-over of a tally taken late last month. With West Virginia Democrat Carte Goodwin poised to claim the seat of the late Robert Byrd, two Republicans will be needed to vault the measure over the filibuster hurdle. Maine GOP moderates Olympia Snowe and Susan Collins are expected to provide the key votes to create a filibuster-breaking tally on a key procedural test. The measure was expected to pass late today. The House would take it up Wednesday and then send it to President Barack Obama for his signature. If all goes as expected, about 2.5 million people will receive jobless benefits retroactively. Instead of being dropped from a federal program that extends benefits for those whose six

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President Barack Obama speaks Monday about extending unemployment insurance. months of state-paid benefits have run out, millions of others will continue to receive payments. But first, Obama and his Democratic allies are pressing the issue for maximum political advantage, blaming Republicans for the impasse that halted unemployment checks for people unable to find work as the jobless rate remains close to 10 percent. Obama launched a fresh salvo Monday, demanding the Senate act on the legislation — after a vote already had been scheduled — and blasting Republicans for the

holdup. “The same people who didn’t have any problem spending hundreds of billions of dollars on tax breaks for the wealthiest Americans are now saying we shouldn’t offer relief to middle-class Americans,” Obama said. Republicans say they do favor the benefits but are insisting they be paid for with spending cuts elsewhere in the government’s $3.7 trillion budget. After initially feeling heat this winter when a lone GOP senator, Jim Bunning of Kentucky, briefly blocked a benefits extension in Feb-

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ruary, the GOP has grown increasingly comfortable opposing the legislation. The providing of additional weeks of jobless benefits in the midst of bad times has been regarded as routine, and the latest cycle of additional benefits began in 2008, the last year of George W. Bush’s administration. “For a long time, there has been a tradition under both Democratic and Republican presidents to offer relief to the unemployed,” Obama said. “That was certainly the case under my predecessor, when Republicans several times voted to extend emergency unemployment benefits.” But with conservative voters and tea party activists up in arms about the deficit, conservative Republicans have adopted a harder line that has caused three interruptions of jobless benefits. “What the president isn’t telling the American people is that many of us in the Senate are fighting to make sure our children and grandchildren aren’t buried under a mountain of debt,” said Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah. “If we are going to extend unemployment benefits, then let’s do it without adding to our record debt.”

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Oil Continued from Page A1. Allen said. Also, seepage from the sea floor was detected over the weekend less than two miles away, but Allen said it probably has nothing to do with the well. Oil and gas are known to ooze naturally from fissures in the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico. At a Monday afternoon briefing in Washington, Allen said BP could keep the cap closed at least another 24 hours, as long as the company remained alert for leaks. Since the cap was closed Thursday, beachgoers have reported less oil fouling the shore. Bob Broadway, 41, of Huntsville, Ala., said his vacation spot in Orange Beach, Ala., has improved from a month ago. Then, he said, the oil was thick “like chocolate” and the beach smelled like “an old mechanic’s garage.” “The beach looks better now than before,” he said Monday. BP and the government had been at odds over the company’s desire to simply leave the cap in place and employ


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Mississippi Sound open to rec fishing PASCAGOULA (AP) — The Mississippi Sound has been opened to catch-andrelease recreational fishing. The opening took effect at 12:01 this morning. It includes live bait shrimping. The announcement was made Monday by state environmental quality and marine resources agencies. Commercial fishing remains closed. it like a giant cork in a bottle until a relief well being drilled deep underground can be used to plug up the well permanently. Allen initially said his preference was to pipe oil through the cap to tankers on the surface to reduce the slight chance that the buildup of pressure inside the well would cause a new blowout. That plan would require releasing millions more gallons of oil into the ocean for a few days during the transition — a spectacle BP apparently wants to avoid. On Monday, Allen budged a bit, saying unless larger

Tiny Chataginer, chief of law enforcement for the Department of Marine Resources, said no fish can be in possession in the closed areas. He said that includes transporting fish by boat. He said anglers who go to Louisiana waters to fish cannot transport the fish back to Mississippi. problems develop, he’s not inclined to open the cap. Also on the table: Pumping drilling mud through the top of the cap and into the well bore to stop up the oil flow. The idea is similar to the failed top kill plan that couldn’t overcome the pressure of the geyser pushing up. BP said it could work now because there’s less oil to fight against, but it wasn’t clear how such a method would affect the cap’s stability. Allen said the relief well was still the plan for a permanent fix. BP and the government are still trying to under-

Claiborne Continued from Page A1. to the county’s insurance agents for a defense lawyer to be assigned, Davis said. He did not know who will represent him, the department or Claiborne County, he said. Penley said the suit “speaks for itself.” Though the brothers were initially stopped by a Warren County deputy, its officials were not included in the suit. The complaint outlined the sequence of events that took place in the early morning hours. It says Joseph Rader was notified his car had been abandoned on Jeff Davis Road, about six miles from their home. Joseph and Wesley Rader went to retrieve it with Fred Rader Sr. following in another car. They repaired a flat tire and while on their way home were stopped by Warren County deputies at Redbone Road. The vehicle was searched but “failed to reveal any evidence of any criminal act,” the suit states. The suit claims that Warren County deputies contacted Claiborne County authorities for unspecified reasons. When those deputies arrived, it states, they handcuffed Joseph and Wesley Rader and took them to the Claiborne County Sheriff’s Department, holding them without charging them until

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HEGGINS P ORTABLE B UILDINGS Joseph Rader’s brother, Freddie Rader, appeared to face unspecified charges. Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace said his records indicate Claiborne County deputies were called that night because they had issued a “be on the lookout for” bulletin for a car similar to the one the Raders were driving. The car had been identified at the scene of a Claiborne County shooting, he said. Records of the stop indicate that Claiborne County deputies intended to impound the car, Pace said, and its two occupants rode back to Port Gibson with the Claiborne County deputy. Pace said it is not unusual for law enforcement officials in neighboring counties to cooperate in such investigations. The suit does not specify how long the Raders were held, but Penley said it was several hours. Similar complaints of “abuse, excessive force and/ or wrongful imprisonment” previously had been made against deputies there, the suit alleges. “If properly trained, every officer ... would have known of the illegality of the defendants’ conduct on the date in question and the plaintiff’s

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Mississippi Braves split doubleheader to Mobile BayBears From staff reports

Cardinals roll Redbirds use the longball to dispatch Phillies/B3


YOUTH BASEBALL Governor’s Cup July 30-Aug. 1 at Halls Ferry Park


WC vs. Ocean Springs Aug. 20, 6 p.m. at Vicksburg High Vicksburg hosts Gulfport Aug. 20, 8 p.m.


Vicksburg Jr. Championship Today and Wednesday at Clear Creek Golf Course Warren County Championship July 31-Aug. 1 at Clear Creek Golf Course


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St. Aloysius golfer won the Norman Puckett Memorial Natchez Junior Championship Golf Tournament with an even par 71 on Monday.


Three local golfers place at tournament

NATCHEZ — Three Vicksburg junior golfers made a strong showing at the Norman Puckett Memorial Natchez Junior Championship Golf Tournament on Monday, as all three cracked the top five in the 19-player field. St. Aloysius senior Chris Ingram took the Division A (ages 16-18) title and first place overall with an evenpar round on the par 71 Duncan Park Golf Course. Warren Central sophomore Parker Rutherford won first place in Division B (ages 14-15) and second place overall, carding a 72. St. Al sophomore Nick Mekus finished second in Division B and tied for fourth overall with a 74. After nine holes, Rutherford was at one-under with a five stroke lead over Ingram, who struggled on the front after shooting a plus-four 39, carding three bogeys and a double bogey offset by only one birdie. Rutherford opened the back nine with a birdie on 10, but he had a succession of bogeys on 11, 12 and 13 to put him at plus-one, which he held through the last five holes. Ingram lit up the back nine with a 32.


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Atlanta Braves manager Bobby Cox argues a call with umpire Joe West, right, after Braves reliever Jonny Venters was ejected for hitting Milwaukee Brewers batter Prince

Fielder with a pitch Saturday. Cox and Venters were suspended for tonight’s game against San Diego.

Cox, Venters suspended By The Associated Press NEW YORK — Atlanta Braves pitcher Jonny Venters was suspended for four games and fined by Major League Baseball on Monday for throwing consecutive pitches at Milwaukee’s Prince Fielder last weekend. Baseball’s vice president in charge of discipline, Bob Watson, also said Braves manager Bobby Cox has been suspended for one game. Cox will serve the suspension during today’s game against San Diego. Venters will start his penalty today

mlb unless the players’ association appeals. “I think it’s in everybody’s best interests that the physical well-being of the players should be foremost,” Brewers manager Ken Macha said. “My point of view is that it behooves everybody that Prince is able to go out and play all 162 and not have a broken wrist or dislocated back.” Venters and Cox were ejected for their actions Saturday. Cox’s ejection was his record 156th and third this season.

One inning after Fielder’s homer started a five-run inning for the Brewers in a 6-3 win, Venters threw a pitch over his head. Plate umpire Angel Hernandez warned both benches and Venters hit Fielder in the back with the next pitch. Cox earned an automatic ejection when he came out of the dugout to argue. Watson said he was suspended for Venters’ intentional actions after a warning had been issued. “I don’t really care,” Fielder said.

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Richardson drove in another run with a single in the fifth to make it 3-1 and Thompson did the rest. He scattered four hits and two walks while striking out five to pick up his sixth win of the season. Tim Collins pitched the seventh Antoan inning for his Richardson first save of the season. The M-Braves had another 2-1 lead in game two but couldn’t hold it. Frey scored on a passed ball to tie it in the bottom of the fifth, then the BayBears batted around in the sixth to take the lead. Bryan Byrne reached base on a one-out walk, went to second on a single by Sean Coughlin, then scored on Hankerd’s double. Frey later singled in another run and Ollie Linton drew a walk with the bases loaded to give Mobile a 5-2 lead. The M-Braves got the tying run to the plate with one out in the seventh, but closer Daniel Stange worked his way out of trouble. He struck out Richardson for the second out, then got Pastornicky to ground out to short for the final out. Stange earned his second save. Mississippi reliever Jaye Chapman (1-4) took the loss. Frey finished 3-for-4 with two doubles, an RBI and two runs scored for Mobile. 8

NFL’s leading rusher gets a massive raise By The Associated Press

By The Associated Press MIAMI — With just about every Miami Heat acquisition this summer, another recruiting story seems to emerge. Dwyane Wade helped lure LeBron James and Chris Bosh. James played a big role in talking Zydrunas Ilgauskas and Mike Miller into coming to Miami. And now, Miller is taking a turn. Only days after signing with Miami, Miller is talking to close pal Jason Williams about reuniting with the team. Williams started at point guard for the Heat during Miami’s championship season in 2006. “I’d love to have him,” said Miller, who spoke to Williams on Sunday. “Obviously, it has to work out on both sides. J-Will would have to want to come back and Miami would have to be good with that. I just talked to him more as a friend, just to see how he’s doing and what he’s thinking about doing. I’m just excited for him. He had an unbelievable year last year and we’ll see what happens in the future here.” It might be a long shot, get-

The Mississippi Braves missed a chance to get back into first place on Monday. Cyle Hankerd drove in the go-ahead run with an RBI double in the bottom of the sixth inning, and the Mobile BayBears tacked on a pair of insurance runs to win the second game of a doubleheader 5-2. The M-Braves won the first game 3-1 behind pitcher Jacob Thompson, who allowed four hits and one run in six strong innings. That victory, combined with Montgomery’s loss to Tennessee, would have allowed the M-Braves to move into a tie for first with a win in game two. Instead, Mississippi slipped back into a three-way tie with Mobile and Jacksonville for second place in the Southern League’s South Division. All three teams are a game behind Montgomery. Mississippi and Mobile wrap up their four-game series tonight at 7:05 in Mobile. The M-Braves then return home to Trustmark Park for a five-game series against the Tennessee Smokies beginning Thursday at 7:05 p.m. On Monday, Mobile scored its only run of game one in the first inning. Evan Frey drew a leadoff walk and scored on a double by Konrad Schmidt. The M-Braves took the lead for good with two runs in the third. Tyler Pastornicky tied it with an RBI single, then an errant pickoff throw allowed Antoan Richardson to score the go-ahead run that made it 2-1.

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Washington Wizards guard Mike Miller shoots over Denver Nuggets guard Chauncey Billups on Feb. 19.

nba ting Williams back to Miami. Fortunately for the Heat, Miller didn’t need much convincing. He agreed to a deal with Miami shortly after James said he was coming to join Wade and Bosh. Like at least four other players — James, Wade, Bosh and Udonis Haslem — Miller took significantly less money from Heat owner Micky Arison than he could have made elsewhere in order to be part of the rebuilt Miami roster. Miller took a five-year deal worth around $25 million. So far this summer, Miami has

closed roughly $400 million worth of deals, and done so at what might be considered around the league as bargain prices. “In order for it to happen, it took a lot of moving parts to come together,” Miller said. “For one, (Heat president) Pat Riley had to do an amazing job to clear cap space, and then Mr. Arison had to go out and spend every dollar he could possibly spend to get everybody and then guys had to take less.” Miller isn’t sure if he’ll start for Miami this coming season, nor has he been told exactly what role he’ll have.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Chris Johnson’s agent said the running back and the Tennessee Titans have agreed on a revised deal that will ensure he reports with the rest of the team for training camp. Agent Joel Segal confirmed the deal Monday to The Associated Press. Segal would not say how much of a raise Johnson is getting, but did say the running will get a pay increase. Johnson will reportedly earn $2.5 million this season under the revised deal. It’s not the minimum $30 million in guaranteed money the AP 2009 Offensive Player of the Year had been saying he wanted after becoming just the sixth back to run for at least 2,000 yards. However, he no longer will be the lowest-paid running back on the Titans roster with a base salary of $550,000. The raise will also prevent him from missing training camp when the Titans report on July 30 after sitting out the entire offseason in protest. first reported the deal. The Titans declined to confirm the deal Monday, and Johnson did not respond to messages left on his cell phone by the AP. The avid tweeter also had posted only one message Monday, a rare drought for the running back. Team officials had insisted Johnson was under contract for three more years and that

NFL rules limiting pay hikes to 30 percent in the league’s labor agreement made it impossible to give Johnson a huge raise. Chris Almost all of Johnson the money for a new long-term deal would have been paid up front, which the Titans were not willing to do. Johnson won the ESPY for breakthrough athlete last week and promised he would be happy even with a small raise for the short-term. “When they do something, I’ll be proud to be there with my teammates,” Johnson said on July 14. Johnson still wants a longterm deal, but for now he can focus reaching his next goal — Eric Dickerson’s NFL rushing record of 2,105 set in 1984. Johnson came up just short with his 2,006 yards even as the Titans focused on trying to get him to the 2,000-mark in the final games of the 2009 season. Johnson already ranks behind only Dickerson (3,318) and Edgerrin James (3,262) for the most yards in the first two years of a career with 3,234. Johnson also will be trying to match Barry Sanders’ record of 14 consecutive 100-yard rushing games; he finished the 2009 season with 11 in a row.


Tuesday, July 20, 2010

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BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 9 p.m. WGN - Chicago White Sox at Seattle WNBA 7 p.m. ESPN2 - New York at Connecticut


from staff & AP reports

Football Saints sign seventhround pick out of OSU METARIE, La. — The New Orleans Saints have signed their seventh-round draft pick, quarterback Sean Canfield. The Super Bowl champs announced the four-year deal on Monday. No financial terms were released. Canfield was the Saints’ final pick of April’s draft, taken with the 239th overall selection from Oregon State. The 6-foot-4, 223-pound lefthander was an All-Pac 10 Conference first team selection as a senior. He started all 13 games for the Beavers, completing 303 of 446 pass attempts for 3,271 yards with 21 touchdowns and seven interceptions.

NCAA investigating Florida football GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida and the NCAA are investigating an allegation that former Gators offensive lineman Maurkice Pouncey received $100,000 from a representative of a sports agent before last season ended, reported Monday. The allegation stated Pouncey received the money between Florida’s loss to Alabama in the Southeastern Conference title game and its Sugar Bowl win over Cincinnati, according to the report. The alleged representative was not named. “We were made aware of some information in early June that we reported to law enforcement and we then shared with the NCAA and the SEC,” Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley said in a statement. “At this time, we have no information that has indicated that there are any compliance issues for the University of Florida.” Pouncey was selected 18th overall in this year’s NFL draft. His brother, Mike, will be a senior offensive lineman with the Gators next season. Pouncey’s agent is Joel Segal, but the allegation is not necessarily tied to him. A message left at Segal’s office Monday seeking comment was not immediately returned. If the allegation is true, Pouncey could be ruled ineligible for the Sugar Bowl game and Florida might have to vacate the victory among other potential penalties.

nba Babby to head Suns basketball operations PHOENIX — A person with knowledge of the situation said the Phoenix Suns have hired agent Lon Babby to head the team’s basketball operations. The person, who asked not to be identified because the official announcement has not been made, told The Associated Press that Babby will be introduced at a news conference at US Airways Center today.


BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS July 20 1858 — Fans are charged for the first time to see a baseball game. Approximately 1,500 people pay 50 cents to see the New York All-Stars beat Brooklyn 22-18 at Fashion Race Course on Long Island. 2002 — Tiger Woods, trying to win the third leg of the Grand Slam, shoots his worst round (81) as a professional, knocking himself out of contention. 2006 — Written off as hopeless just a day earlier, Floyd Landis has a once-in-a-lifetime ride to revive his sagging chances of victory in the Tour de France. Landis, who lost more than 8 minutes to the race leader Oscar Pereiro in a punishing stage just 24 hours earlier, puts himself into third place trailing the leader by 30 seconds. 2008 — Padraig Harrington is the first European in more than a century to win golf’s oldest championship two years in a row. Harrington pulls away from mistake-prone Greg Norman and holds off a late charge by Ian Poulter for a fourshot victory in the British Open.

The Vicksburg Post

SCOREBOARD mlb American League East Division

W New York.......................58 Tampa Bay....................56 Boston...........................53 Toronto..........................47 Baltimore.......................29

L 33 36 40 46 63

Pct GB .637 — .609 2 1/2 .570 6 .505 12 .315 29 1/2

Central Division

W Chicago.........................51 Detroit............................48 Minnesota......................49 Kansas City...................40 Cleveland.......................39

L 41 43 44 52 54

Pct GB .554 — .527 2 1/2 .527 2 1/2 .435 11 .419 12 1/2

West Division

W L Pct GB Texas.............................54 39 .581 — Los Angeles..................50 45 .526 5 Oakland.........................46 47 .495 8 Seattle...........................36 57 .387 18 ——— Monday’s Games Tampa Bay 8, Baltimore 1 Texas 8, Detroit 6, 14 innings Cleveland 10, Minnesota 4 Kansas City 5, Toronto 4, 10 innings Boston 2, Oakland 1 Chicago White Sox 6, Seattle 1 Today’s Games L.A. Angels (O’Sullivan 0-0) at N.Y. Yankees (P.Hughes 11-2), 6:05 p.m. Tampa Bay (Garza 10-5) at Baltimore (Arrieta 3-2), 6:05 p.m. Texas (Tom.Hunter 6-0) at Detroit (Galarraga 3-2), 6:05 p.m. Cleveland (Masterson 3-8) at Minnesota (Slowey 8-5), 7:10 p.m. Toronto (Litsch 0-4) at Kansas City (Lerew 1-3), 7:10 p.m. Boston (Wakefield 3-8) at Oakland (Braden 4-7), 9:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Danks 9-7) at Seattle (Fister 3-5), 9:10 p.m. Wednesday’s Games Tampa Bay (J.Shields 7-9) at Baltimore (Bergesen 3-7), 11:35 a.m. L.A. Angels (Pineiro 10-6) at N.Y. Yankees (Vazquez 7-7), 12:05 p.m. Cleveland (Westbrook 6-5) at Minnesota (Liriano 7-7), 12:10 p.m. Toronto (Rzepczynski 0-0) at Kansas City (Greinke 5-9), 1:10 p.m. Boston (Buchholz 10-4) at Oakland (G.Gonzalez 8-6), 2:35 p.m. Texas (C.Lewis 9-5) at Detroit (Scherzer 6-7), 6:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Floyd 5-8) at Seattle (F.Hernandez 7-6), 9:10 p.m.

National League East Division

W Atlanta...........................54 New York.......................49 Philadelphia...................48 Florida............................45 Washington....................40

L 38 44 44 47 53

Pct GB .587 — .527 5 1/2 .522 6 .489 9 .430 14 1/2

Central Division

W St. Louis........................52 Cincinnati.......................52 Milwaukee......................43 Chicago.........................42 Houston.........................38 Pittsburgh......................32

L 41 42 51 52 55 60

Pct GB .559 — .553 1/2 .457 9 1/2 .447 10 1/2 .409 14 .348 19 1/2

West Division

W L Pct GB San Diego.....................54 37 .593 — San Francisco...............51 42 .548 4 Colorado........................50 42 .543 4 1/2 Los Angeles..................49 44 .527 6 Arizona..........................35 58 .376 20 ——— Monday’s Games Milwaukee 3, Pittsburgh 1 St. Louis 8, Philadelphia 4 Florida 9, Colorado 8 Cincinnati 7, Washington 2 Houston 11, Chicago Cubs 5 Arizona 13, N.Y. Mets 2 San Francisco 5, L.A. Dodgers 2 Today’s Games Milwaukee (Bush 4-7) at Pittsburgh (B.Lincoln 1-3), 6:05 p.m. Colorado (Francis 2-3) at Florida (N.Robertson 6-7), 6:10 p.m. San Diego (LeBlanc 4-7) at Atlanta (Jurrjens 2-3), 6:10 p.m. Washington (Atilano 6-6) at Cincinnati (Leake 6-1), 6:10 p.m. Houston (W.Wright 0-0) at Chicago Cubs (Dempster 8-7), 7:05 p.m. Philadelphia (Moyer 9-9) at St. Louis (Carpenter 10-3), 7:15 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Dickey 6-3) at Arizona (Enright 1-2), 9:40 p.m. San Francisco (Lincecum 10-4) at L.A. Dodgers (Kershaw 9-5), 9:10 p.m. Wednesday’s Games Houston (Myers 7-6) at Chicago Cubs (Lilly 3-8), 1:20 p.m. Milwaukee (Ra.Wolf 7-8) at Pittsburgh (Duke 3-9), 6:05 p.m. Colorado (Hammel 7-4) at Florida (Nolasco 9-7), 6:10 p.m. San Diego (Garland 9-6) at Atlanta (Hanson 8-6), 6:10 p.m. Washington (Strasburg 4-2) at Cincinnati (Arroyo 10-4), 6:10 p.m. Philadelphia (Blanton 3-5) at St. Louis (J.Garcia 8-4), 7:15 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Niese 6-4) at Arizona (Haren 7-8), 9:40 p.m. San Francisco (Zito 8-4) at L.A. Dodgers (Billingsley 7-5), 9:10 p.m. ———


G Hamilton Tex................... 90 Morneau Min................... 81 MiCabrera Det................. 88 Cano NYY....................... 90 ABeltre Bos..................... 89 Boesch Det...................... 70 Guerrero Tex................... 88 Crawford TB.................... 89 DeJesus KC.................... 89 ISuzuki Sea..................... 93

AB 363 296 332 354 339 265 345 349 346 382

R 62 53 67 64 46 35 61 71 45 35

H 128 102 113 119 113 86 110 111 110 121

Pct. .353 .345 .340 .336 .333 .325 .319 .318 .318 .317

BATTING—Hamilton, Texas, .353; Morneau, Minnesota, .345; MiCabrera, Detroit, .340; Cano, New York, .336; ABeltre, Boston, .333; Boesch, Detroit, .325; Guerrero, Texas, .319. RUNS—Crawford, Tampa Bay, 71; Youkilis, Boston, 69; MiCabrera, Detroit, 67; Teixeira, New York, 65; Cano, New York, 64; Hamilton, Texas, 62; Jeter, New York, 62. RBI—MiCabrera, Detroit, 82; Guerrero, Texas, 76; ARodriguez, New York, 73; Hamilton, Texas, 67; Konerko, Chicago, 66; Quentin, Chicago, 64; DelmYoung, Minnesota, 64. HITS—Hamilton, Texas, 128; ISuzuki, Seattle, 121; Cano, New York, 119; MYoung, Texas, 115; ABeltre, Boston, 113; MiCabrera, Detroit, 113; Crawford, Tampa Bay, 111. DOUBLES—Markakis, Baltimore, 31; Hamilton, Texas, 29; Longoria, Tampa Bay, 29; VWells, Toronto, 28; ABeltre, Boston, 27; MiCabrera, Detroit, 27; Mauer, Minnesota, 27. TRIPLES—Crawford, Tampa Bay, 7; Span, Minnesota, 7; Pennington, Oakland, 6; Podsednik, Kansas City, 6; AJackson, Detroit, 5; Youkilis, Boston, 5; 8 tied at 4. HOME RUNS—JBautista, Toronto, 25; MiCabrera, Detroit, 24; Hamilton, Texas, 22; Konerko, Chicago, 21; Guerrero, Texas, 20; CPena, Tampa Bay, 20; Quentin, Chicago, 19; VWells, Toronto, 19. STOLEN BASES—Pierre, Chicago, 34; Crawford,

Tampa Bay, 33; RDavis, Oakland, 28; Gardner, New York, 26; Podsednik, Kansas City, 25; BUpton, Tampa Bay, 25; Andrus, Texas, 24; Figgins, Seattle, 24. PITCHING—Sabathia, New York, 12-3; Price, Tampa Bay, 12-5; Pettitte, New York, 11-2; PHughes, New York, 11-2; Lester, Boston, 11-4; Verlander, Detroit, 11-5; Pavano, Minnesota, 11-6. STRIKEOUTS—JerWeaver, Los Angeles, 142; FHernandez, Seattle, 134; Lester, Boston, 130; Liriano, Minnesota, 125; Verlander, Detroit, 119; Morrow, Toronto, 119; JShields, Tampa Bay, 114. SAVES—Soria, Kansas City, 25; NFeliz, Texas, 25; RSoriano, Tampa Bay, 23; Papelbon, Boston, 21; Gregg, Toronto, 21; Jenks, Chicago, 20; ABailey, Oakland, 20; Rauch, Minnesota, 20; MRivera, New York, 20.


G Furcal LAD...................... 63 Prado Atl......................... 91 Byrd ChC......................... 92 Polanco Phi..................... 65 Ethier LAD....................... 75 DWright NYM.................. 92 Pujols StL........................ 92 CGonzalez Col................ 81 Loney LAD...................... 92 Holliday StL..................... 90

AB 263 390 345 275 293 343 339 341 352 339

R 52 65 53 42 45 53 59 58 48 54

H 89 126 109 87 92 107 105 105 108 104

Pct. .338 .323 .316 .316 .314 .312 .310 .308 .307 .307

BATTING—Furcal, Los Angeles, .338; Prado, Atlanta, .323; Byrd, Chicago, .316; Polanco, Philadelphia, .316; Ethier, Los Angeles, .314; DWright, New York, .312; Pujols, St. Louis, .310. RUNS—BPhillips, Cincinnati, 69; Prado, Atlanta, 65; Weeks, Milwaukee, 62; Howard, Philadelphia, 60; Votto, Cincinnati, 60; Kemp, Los Angeles, 59; Pujols, St. Louis, 59. RBI—Howard, Philadelphia, 74; Hart, Milwaukee, 70; Pujols, St. Louis, 67; DWright, New York, 67; Gomes, Cincinnati, 64; Loney, Los Angeles, 64; CYoung, Arizona, 62. HITS—Prado, Atlanta, 126; BPhillips, Cincinnati, 112; Byrd, Chicago, 109; Howard, Philadelphia, 109; Loney, Los Angeles, 108; Braun, Milwaukee, 107; DWright, New York, 107. DOUBLES—Werth, Philadelphia, 28; Byrd, Chicago, 27; Torres, San Francisco, 27; ADunn, Washington, 26; Loney, Los Angeles, 26; DWright, New York, 26; Braun, Milwaukee, 25; Holliday, St. Louis, 25; BPhillips, Cincinnati, 25; Prado, Atlanta, 25. TRIPLES—Victorino, Philadelphia, 8; SDrew, Arizona, 7; Fowler, Colorado, 7; Bay, New York, 6; Pagan, New York, 6; JosReyes, New York, 6; AEscobar, Milwaukee, 5; Furcal, Los Angeles, 5; Morgan, Washington, 5; Olivo, Colorado, 5. HOME RUNS—Fielder, Milwaukee, 23; ADunn, Washington, 22; Hart, Milwaukee, 22; Pujols, St. Louis, 22; Votto, Cincinnati, 22; Howard, Philadelphia, 21; Reynolds, Arizona, 21. STOLEN BASES—Bourn, Houston, 28; AMcCutchen, Pittsburgh, 21; Morgan, Washington, 21; Pagan, New York, 20; HRamirez, Florida, 19; JosReyes, New York, 19; Stubbs, Cincinnati, 18; CYoung, Arizona, 18. PITCHING—Jimenez, Colorado, 15-1; Wainwright, St. Louis, 14-5; JoJohnson, Florida, 10-3; Carpenter, St. Louis, 10-3; Latos, San Diego, 10-4; Lincecum, San Francisco, 10-4; Arroyo, Cincinnati, 10-4; Pelfrey, New York, 10-5; DLowe, Atlanta, 10-8; Halladay, Philadelphia, 10-8. STRIKEOUTS—Lincecum, San Francisco, 136; Haren, Arizona, 133; Halladay, Philadelphia, 131; JoJohnson, Florida, 130; Wainwright, St. Louis, 130; Dempster, Chicago, 129; Kershaw, Los Angeles, 129. SAVES—BrWilson, San Francisco, 26; HBell, San Diego, 26; FCordero, Cincinnati, 25; Capps, Washington, 23; Lindstrom, Houston, 22; Nunez, Florida, 22; FRodriguez, New York, 21; Wagner, Atlanta, 21.

minor league baseball Southern League North Division

W Carolina (Reds).............13 Huntsville (Brewers)......13 x-Tennessee (Cubs)......13 Chattanooga (Dodgers).11 West Tenn (Mariners)...9

L 12 12 12 14 16

Pct. .520 .520 .520 .440 .360

GB — — — 2 4

W L Pct. Montgomery (Rays).......15 10 .600 x-Jacksonville (Marlins).14 11 .560 Mississippi (Braves)...14 11 .560 Mobile (Diamondbacks).14 11 .560 B-ham (White Sox).......9 16 .360 x-clinched first half ——— Monday’s Games Mississippi 3, Mobile 1, 1st game West Tenn 12, Huntsville 5 Jacksonville 3, Birmingham 1 Chattanooga 8, Carolina 1 Tennessee 4, Montgomery 2, 6 innings Mobile 5, Mississippi 2, 2nd game Today’s Games Chattanooga at Carolina, 11 a.m. West Tenn at Huntsville, 2 p.m. Jacksonville at Birmingham, 7:05 p.m. Mississippi at Mobile, 7:05 p.m. Montgomery at Tennessee, 7:15 p.m. Wednesday’s Games No games scheduled

GB — 1 1 1 6

South Division

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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. Miss. Valley State................. 5 p.m. Sept. 25............... *Alabama State................. 2 p.m. Oct. 2............. at 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 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. 11.. at 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 Greenville

prep football 2010 Schedules St. Aloysius Aug. 20....................... Pelahatchie............ 7:30 Aug. 27........ at Tallulah Academy............ 7:30 Sept. 3 ............Greenville-St. Joe............ 7:30 Sept. 10.......... at Madison-St. Joe............ 7:30 Sept. 17...............................OPEN Sept. 24..............*at Bogue Chitto............ 7:30 Oct. 1.................................*Dexter................. 7 Oct. 8................................. *Salem................. 7 Oct. 15..........................*Cathedral................. 7 Oct. 22...................... *at Mt. Olive................. 7 Oct. 29.................... *West Lincoln................. 7 Nov. 5.................... *at Sebastopol................. 7 *Division 4-1A game

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2010 New Orleans Saints schedule

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Aug. 20................#Ocean Springs................. 6 Aug. 27......... at Lawrence County............ 7:30 Sept. 3........................ Hattiesburg............ 7:30 Sept. 10............................Natchez............ 7:30 Sept. 17...............................OPEN Sept. 24...........*Northwest Rankin............ 7:30 Oct. 1.......................*at Greenville................. 7 Oct. 8.................*Madison Central................. 7 Oct. 15..........................*at Murrah................. 7 Oct. 22.............................. *Clinton................. 7 Oct. 29..................... *at Vicksburg................. 7 Nov. 5........................ *at Grenada................. 7 *Division 2-6A game #Red Carpet Bowl at Vicksburg

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Porters Chapel Aug. 20.............Tallulah Academy............ 7:30 Aug. Prairie View............ 7:30 Sept. 3 ..............River Oaks (La.)............ 7:30 Sept. 10.. *at University Christian............ 7:30 Sept. 17........ at Trinity Episcopal............ 7:30 Sept. 24............ Prentiss Christian............ 7:30 Oct. 1................ *Russell Christian................. 7 Oct. Tri-County................. 7 Oct. 15............................Riverfield................. 7 Oct. 22............... at Central Hinds . .............. 7 Oct. 29....... *at Newton Academy................. 7 *District 5-A game

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nascar Sprint Cup Schedule

March 7 — Kobalt Tools 500 (Kurt Busch) March 21 — Food City 500 (Jimmie Johnson) March 29 — Goody’s 500 (Denny Hamlin) April 10 — Subway Fresh Fit 600 (Ryan Newman) April 19 — Samsung Mobile 500 (Denny Hamlin) April 25 — Aaron’s 499 (Kevin Harvick) 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-Sprint All-Star Race (Kurt Busch) May 30 — Coca-Cola 600 (Kurt Busch) June 6 — Gillette Fusion 500 (Denny Hamlin) June 13 — Heluva Good! 400 (Denny Hamlin) June 20 — Toyota/Save Mart 350 (J. Johnson) June 27 — Lenox Tools 301 (Jimmie Johnson) July 3 — Coke Zero 400 (Kevin Harvick) July 10 — 400 (David Reutimann) July 25 — Brickyard 400, Indianapolis Aug. 1 — 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. Sep. 5 — Labor Day Classic 500, Hampton, Ga. Sep. 11 — One Last Race to Make The Chase, Richmond, Va. Sep. 19 — Sylvania 300, Loudon, N.H. Sep. 26 — AAA 400, Dover, Del. Oct. 3 — Price Chopper 400, Kansas City, Kan. Oct. 10 — Pepsi 400, Fontana, Calif. Oct. 16 — Bank of America 500, Concord, N.C. Oct. 24 — TUMS Fast Relief 500, Ridgeway, Va. Oct. 31 — AMP Energy 500, Talladega, Ala. Nov. 7 — AAA Texas 500, Fort Worth, Texas Nov. 14 — Kobalt Tools 500, Avondale, Ariz. Nov. 21 — Ford 400, Homestead, Fla. x-non-points race

Sprint Cup standings

Through July 10 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 ———

Nationwide Series Schedule

Through July 17 Feb. 13 — DRIVE4COPD 300 (Tony Stewart) Feb. 20 — Stater Bros. 300 (Kyle Busch) Feb. 27 — Sam’s Town 300 (Kevin Harvick) March 20 — Scotts 300 (Justin Allgaier) April 3 — Nashville 300 (Kevin Harvick) April 9 — Bashas’ 200 (Kyle Busch) April 19 — O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 (Kyle Busch) April 25 — Aaron’s 312 (Brad Keselowski) April 30 — BUBBA burger 250 (Brad Keselowski) May 7 — Royal Purple 200 (Denny Hamlin) May 15 — Heluva Good! 200 (Kyle Busch) May 29 — TECH-NET 300 (Kyle Busch) June 5 — Federated 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 250 (Dale Earnhardt Jr.) July 9 — Dollar General 300 (Kyle Busch) July 17 — Mo.-Ill. Dodge 250 (Carl Edwards) July 24 — Kroger 200, Indianapolis July 31 — U.S. Cellular 250, Newton, Iowa Aug. 7 — Zippo 200, Watkins Glen, N.Y. Aug. 14 — Carfax 250, Brooklyn, Mich. Aug. 20 — Food City 250, Bristol, Tenn. Aug. 29 — NAPA Auto Parts 200, Montreal Sep. 4 — Great Clips 300, Hampton, Ga. Sep. 10 — Virginia 529 College Savings 250, Richmond, Va. Sep. 25 — Dover 200, Dover, Del. Oct. 2 — Kansas Lottery 300, Kansas City, Kan. Oct. 9 — 300, Fontana, Calif. Oct. 15 — Dollar General 300, Concord, N.C. Oct. 23 — Gateway 250, Madison, Ill. Nov. 6 — O’Reilly Challenge, Fort Worth, Texas Nov. 13 — Wypall 200, Avondale, Ariz. Nov. 20 — Ford 300, Homestead, Fla.

Nationwide Series standings


Warren Central

Date Opponent Time/TV Sept. 9...............Minnesota.............. 7:30 p.m. NBC Sept. 20............. at San Francisco.7:30 p.m. ESPN Sept. 26.............Atlanta.............................Noon Fox Oct. 3...............Carolina............................Noon Fox Oct. Arizona................ 3:05 p.m. Fox Oct. Tampa Bay................Noon Fox Oct. 24...............Cleveland...................... Noon CBS Oct. 31...............Pittsburgh.............. 7:20 p.m. NBC Nov. Carolina.......................Noon Fox Nov. 14...............BYE Nov. 21...............Seattle............................Noon Fox Nov. Dallas...................... 3 p.m. Fox Dec. Cincinnati.....................Noon Fox Dec. 12...............St. Louis........................Noon Fox Dec. Baltimore...................Noon Fox Dec. Atlanta............ 7:30 p.m. ESPN Jan. 2...............Tampa Bay.......................Noon Fox

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Aug. 20........................... #Gulfport................. 8 Aug. 27................................OPEN Sept. 3 ................ Richwood (La.)............ 7:30 Sept. Tylertown............ 7:30 Sept. 17........ at Lawrence County............ 7:30 Sept. 24......................... *Grenada............ 7:30 Oct. 1.......... *at Northwest Rankin................. 7 Oct. 8........................... *Greenville................. 7 Oct. 15.......... *at Madison Central................. 7 Oct. 22.............................. *Murrah................. 7 Oct. 29.................*Warren Central................. 7 Nov. 5...........................*at Clinton................. 7 *Division 2-6A game #Red Carpet Bowl at Vicksburg


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 Nov. 13........................... at UCF Nov. 20....................vs. Houston Nov. Tulsa *Conference USA game

Through July 10 Feb. 14 — Daytona 500 (Jamie McMurray) Feb. 21 — Auto Club 500 (Jimmie Johnson) Feb. 28 — Shelby American (Jimmie Johnson)

Through July 17 1. Brad Keselowski......................................... 2. Carl Edwards.............................................. 3. Justin Allgaier............................................. 4. Kyle Busch.................................................. 5. Kevin Harvick.............................................. 6. Paul Menard............................................... 7. Steve Wallace............................................. 8. Brendan Gaughan...................................... 9. Joey Logano............................................... 10. Jason Leffler.............................................

LOTTERY Sunday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 7-2-5 La. Pick 4: 9-6-2-1 Monday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 4-6-4 La. Pick 4: 4-0-3-5 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: 6-4-6 La. Pick 4: 7-2-3-0 Saturday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 8-5-7 La. Pick 4: 4-6-7-8 Easy 5: 4-15-18-19-25 La. Lotto: 2-7-9-11-24-37 Powerball:22-27-35-37-45 Powerball: 3; Power play: 4

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Tuesday, July 20, 2010

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No Holliday, no problem for Cards ST. LOUIS (AP) — No worries about offense on Matt Holliday’s day off. The St. Louis Cardinals had plenty of it without their cleanup hitter. Albert Pujols’ two-run home run in the fifth inning began a barrage of four long balls in a span of six at-bats and Blake Hawksworth survived a rocky start in the St. Louis Cardinals’ 8-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday night. They didn’t need Holliday, who got a day off. “That was something you didn’t see too much in the first half, but we knew it was coming around,” Pujols said. “Hopefully we can continue to swing the bats the way we are, and play defense, too.” Rookie Allen Craig added his first career homer and Skip Schumaker hit his third of the season in a five-run fifth against Kyle Kendrick. Randy Winn led off the sixth with a pinch-hit shot off Chad Durbin. The four-homer game tied a season best for the NL Central leaders, who have won a season-high six in a row and are a season-best 11 games over .500 (52-41). Kendrick (5-4) surrendered seven runs in five innings, coughing up a 4-2 lead as the Phillies lost for the fourth time in five games. Ryan Howard, who grew up in suburban St. Louis, had two hits and an RBI and is a .382 hitter with seven homers and 30 RBIs in 18 games at 5-year-old Busch Stadium. Kendrick had been 4-0 with a

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“My command was off all night,” Kendrick said. “I got behind, I left pitches up. They should be hit where they hit them.” The two-time defending National League champions are six games out in the NL East, matching a season low. “It’s not over,” shortstop Jimmy Rollins said. “The guys with the bats and the balls, they control what the pen says.” Jon Jay doubled for the second time for an RBI before Pujols hit his 22nd homer and first since the All-Star break for a 5-4 lead. Pujols also doubled and had a run-scoring groundout. The three-homer inning was the Cardinals’ first since June 19, 2009, when Ryan Ludwick hit a grand slam and Rick Ankiel and Khalil Greene connected on consecutive at-bats off Kyle Davies at Kansas City. The Cardinals have four fourhomer games this season, but hadn’t hit four at home since July 17, 2008. Hawksworth (4-5) gave up five hits and needed 32 pitches to get out of the first, but scattered five hits over the next five innings. Hawksworth, one of the rotation fill-ins for injured Brad Penny and Kyle Lohse, worked six innings for the second straight start to match his career best. “That could have gotten ugly,” Hawksworth said. “But you try to forget the things that happened early in the game, and just focus on the present and the next pitch.”

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Tuesday, July 20, 2010


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‘Basically a juke box of cool’

n MOVIE “The Invention of Lying” — In a world where falsehood is unknown, a luckless writer, Ricky Gervais, develops the ability to lie and uses his newfound skill for personal gain./8 on HBO n SPORTS MLB — Doze off to some latenight baseball as the AL Central-leading Chicago White Sox head to the Pacific Northwest to face the Seattle Mariners./9 Ricky Gervais on WGN n PRIMETIME “Hell’s Kitchen” — The chefs must impress Ramsay with a picture-perfect dish and create a delicious dish that costs $10 or less; the contestants continually switch stations during the dinner service./7 on Fox

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

MILESTONES n BIRTHDAYS T.G. Sheppard, country singer, 66; Kim Carnes, singer, 65; Carlos Santana, rock musician, 63; Donna Dixon, actress, 53; Frank Whaley, actor, 47; Vitamin C, singer, 41; Charlie Korsmo, actor, 32; Elliott Yamin, singer, 32; Gisele Bundchen, supermodel, 30; Julianne Hough, country singer-dancer, 22. n DEATHS James Gammon — The gravel-voiced actor who played the manager of the Cleveland Indians in the 1980s comedy “Major League” and had a host of other movie and TV roles has died. He was 70. His agent, Merritt Blake, said Monday that Gammon had cancer and died Friday at his daughter’s home in Costa Mesa. The craggy-faced actor also played the father on the Don Johnson TV show “Nash Bridges.” David Blackwell — A pre-eminent mathematician and the first black scholar in the National Academy of Sciences has died. He was 91. Blackwell died of natural causes at a hospital on July 8, University of California, Berkeley, officials said. Blackwell was the first tenured black professor at the campus, where he taught for nearly 35 years. Stephen Schneider — A Stanford University scientist who served on an international research panel on global warming that shared the 2007 Nobel Prize with former Vice President Al Gore has died. He was 65. Stanford officials say Schneider died of an apparent heart attack Monday while on a flight from Stockholm to London. Schneider studied climate change for decades and wrote a number of books charting its effects on wildlife and ecosystems in the United States. He advised every presidential administration from Nixon to Obama.


Bullock renews restraining order Sandra Bullock obtained a temporary restraining order Monday against a 41-year-old man accused of stalking the Oscar-winning actress since 2003. Bullock’s attorney obtained the protective order on her behalf against Thomas James Weldon, who has been the subject of previous court orders to stay away from the 45-year-old Sandra actress. Bullock A hearing for a three-year order against Weldon was set for Aug. 6. Bullock first obtained a restraining order in California against Weldon in 2003, but that order expired in 2009. He voluntarily entered a mental institution in Tennessee, and the actress sued the state in 2006 to require them to notify her of his release.

Husband: Gabor OK after hip surgery Zsa Zsa Gabor’s husband thinks she’ll be watching “Jeopardy” again in no time. Prince Frederic von Anhalt, the 93-year-old actress’s husband, told a throng of reporters gathered outside their Bel-Air home Monday that Gabor underwent successful surgery to replace her right hip, which she broke over the weekend while watching her favorite game show. He said she tumbled to the floor when she tried to Zsa Zsa Gabor answer the phone. “It’s just bad luck,” von Anhalt said. “It could happen to anyone.” Gabor, who has to use a wheelchair after being partially paralyzed in a 2002 car accident, was in surgery for 3 1/2 hours at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, according to von Anhalt. He said she remained heavily sedated but in good spirits Monday and would likely be recuperating in the hospital for four or five days before returning home.


Owner of giant emerald still a mystery The Los Angeles case of who really owns the mysterious 840-pound Bahia Emerald is far from over. After hearing arguments on behalf of one claimant that a rival’s ownership bid should be denied, Superior Court Judge John A. Kronstadt said Monday he will rule on that issue later. Meantime, he asked the The Bahia Emerald small army of attorneys present in his courtroom to find an agreeable date next month to return for a follow-up hearing and possible start of a trial to determine the real owner. At least three people lay claim to the $400-million-dollar rock dug up in Brazil in 2001. The boulder-sized gem traveled a circuitous route through New Orleans, Idaho and Las Vegas before authorities seized it.

Playboy launches new work-safe website CHICAGO (AP) — Finally, something for those guys who say they read Playboy for the articles: a chance to prove it. Playboy Enterprises Inc. launched a website today that it swears will be safe to browse while at work, eliminating the need for men to throw themselves over their computer screen when the boss walks by. will contain none of the nudity that makes NSFW — not suitable for work. Instead, it’ll rely on humor to reach Playboy’s target audience, men 25 to 34 years old, when they are most likely to be in front of a computer screen. “A lot of our audience logs on (to after work and we saw that we were missing a golden opportunity to reach guys when they’re online the most: when they’re sitting at their desk, not working, sending e-mails to their friends,” said Jimmy Jellinek, Playboy’s editorial director. The site, named after one of Playboy founder Hugh Hefner’s favorite pieces of clothing ( was taken), won’t include the long interviews or in-depth articles found in Playboy. Instead, it’s meant to be decidedly un-serious. Or, in the parlance of its audience, ROFL — rolling on the floor, laughing. And cool, “basically a juke box of cool,” said Jellinek. Among the original content visitors to the site will see is a list of signs that show a man has given up trying to attract women. They include wearing Velcro sneakers and pants with elastic waistbands — clothing Hef wouldn’t be caught dead wearing, if he thought of wearing anything but his trademark jammies.

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Matt Gibbs, lead producer for Playboy’s new website The site will dip into the Playboy archives with photographs like those from the 1983 Playmate Playoffs, in which bathing suit-clad women competed in games such as a tugof-war. There will be links to the kinds of things people are already e-mailing their friends, from funny moments on television shows such as “The Colbert Report” and “The Daily Show” to a Korean Parliament brawl that’s been a big web hit recently. “It’s all about social currency,” Jellinek said. “You want to be the first guy of your friends to send the funny joke, the crazy video ... You can be the coolest guy among your friends if you’re the first person to circulate this information among them.” “The ideal is to be ... the go-to site for those who are bored at work,” said Matt Gibbs, the


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Carter, country musician from La., dies at age 76 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Fred Carter Jr., a longtime Nashville studio musician and father of country musician Deana Carter, has died. He was 76. He died of complications from a stroke Saturday at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Tennessee, according to an obituary and funeral arrangements released Monday by a public relations firm. Born in Louisiana, Carter began his career as a staff guitarist on the Shreveport-based country music show known as the “Louisiana Hayride.” He settled in Nashville in the late 1950s as a session player and worked with a steady

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Some folks work hard; others hardly work Dear Abby: I understand the frustration of “Takes My Job Seriously” (June 1), the supervisor who complained about her women employees requesting time off for kids’ school and sports events or beauty appointments. Over the last few years, I have noticed a decline in work ethic across the board. Phone calls go unreturned, workers stand around idle and errors are made on important forms. People seem to do the minimum necessary to make it to the end of the day, and supervisors aren’t much different. They allow this behavior. Years ago, people worked hard for their money. Now they hardly work. — Getting the Job Done Dear Getting: Your letter was one of many I received filled with interesting — and varied — comments on this topic. Read on: Dear Abby: I am the owner of a recruiting company, and I agree with the writer’s views on the quality of today’s work force. I hear from many frustrated clients seeking employees who actually want to work for their paycheck. We have



turned into an entitlement society. No one wants to take responsibility for his/her work or life any longer. And they expect big-time money for no responsibility. — Valerie in Georgia Dear Abby: “TMJS” fails to take into consideration the evolution of the work force. Not only are there more women working now, but we usually work far beyond the regular 9-to-5 grind. As a single mom, I need flexibility in my schedule to get everything done that’s demanded of me at work and at home. I take my laptop home every night and work after my son goes to sleep. “TMJS” may feel superior because I’m not in the office as much as she is, but I’ll bet I work more hours per week. Technology now allows us the

flexibility of choice. — Bonnie C. Dear Abby: I supervise several younger women. Studies have shown that while these employees want to do a good job, they find it equally important to have “work/life” balance. I actually think they are smarter than we are. We tend to overwork and feel guilty if we take a day for ourselves. If they take the time they have earned and use it for what they enjoy — good for them. — Workaholic in Fort Collins Dear Abby: “TMJS” should update her management training. While we mourn the loss of the way things were, there have been positive changes as well. Understanding diversity in the workplace is imperative for a successful manager. My 20-year-old would be shocked at the concept of staying in one job for 45 years — but that was the norm in my dad’s day. In this global economy, “different” does not equal “bad.” — Patty in Lancaster, Pa. Dear Abby: “TMJS” must have entered the work force when companies still took care of loyal, longtime employ-

ees by providing good benefits and job security. It paid to go the extra mile for your employer because you knew your company would return the favor when needed. In recent years this has changed. Workers today realize that sacrificing their personal life for their professional one does not necessarily reap any benefits. The so-called breakdown of the family unit may be the result of workers dedicating themselves more to their jobs than to their home lives. — Family First in Texas Dear Abby: I supervise young, highly paid federal employees and expect them to work hard for the money taxpayers pay them. They seem to think their personal problems should be mine. I disagree. A job is a privilege too many people fail to appreciate until it’s gone. — Serious, Too, in the Southwest



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or plan to become pregnant, those with allergies or stomach pain, or in conjunction with prescription or nonprescription medications, herbals or dietary supplements. I have no experience with this remedy for constipation and recommend that you speak with your doctor. Side effects include allergic reactions, such as hives and itching, rectal bleeding, difficulty breathing, abdominal cramping, potassium loss and a few other unwanted symptoms. It can also turn urine pink, red, violet, yellow, brown or black. Your physician should be consulted to determine whether your constipation is caused by a specific medical condition that should be addressed. While waiting for an appointment, modify your

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BY DR. ROBERT WALLACE • NEWSPAPER ENTERPRISE ASSOCIATION Dr. Wallace: My three best friends, all 16, lost their virginity this summer. All three also said sex wasn’t as great as they thought it would be, but they were glad to have experienced it. I’m not going out and having sex so I can join the crowd, but somehow I feel left out. — Nameless, Providence, R.I. Nameless: When it comes to tobacco, drugs or premarital sex, being left out shows intelligence, integrity and, above all, morality. The weak succumb, the strong overcome. Readers: A 19-year-old wife wrote saying that she was pregnant, and the baby’s father might not be her husband. She had sex once with

her husband’s best friend. A girlfriend advised her to tell her husband. She asked me what she should do. I told her not to tell her husband. My answer caused many, many readers to respond. Before responding to the mother-to-be, I gave the question much thought. Finally, I decided that telling her husband might cause the marriage to unravel immediately. I felt it wasn’t worth the risk. One reader suggested that after the baby was born, it should be tested to see if the husband is the father and to keep silent if he is. If not, confess. If asked again, I probably would give the same answer,

but in greater depth. I guess it comes to this: Is it better for a couple to stay together and function as a family when one of the parents is hiding a secret, or to have the truth told with the possibility it will tear the family apart? It’s a very difficult decision. I had to give the lady in question what I thought was the right answer at the time. But now, I’m not 100 percent sure “keep the secret” is the right answer, so I would like to hear what our readers think. Contact me, and I’ll compile the data for a future column. • Dr. Robert Wallace writes for Copley News Service. E-mail him at rwallace@ Copley News Service.


BY BERNICE BEDE OSOL • NEWSPAPER ENTERPRISE ASSOCIATION Cancer (June 21-July 22) — It might take far greater discipline than usual to finish what you start today. If you don’t want to leave a mess in your wake, you had better stay on top of whatever you take on. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) — Generally, you’re pretty careful about what you say about others, but today some flippant negative comments could be taken more seriously than usual. Mean what you say and say only what you mean. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Although there are plenty of substantial material opportunities hovering about you today, you will need a sharp eye to detect them. Unless you are seriously looking for them, you could easily miss them. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) — Those in your charge will easily be able to discern whether you are being tough or just pretending when you give them orders today. You’ll have to really mean it for your dic-

tates are to be followed. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) — Overhearing a disclosure that is meant to be confidential could put you on track to something quite beneficial if you are sharp enough to pick up on it and know how to constructively use it. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) — Prompting from an acquaintance could cause you to behave in an abrasive manner to someone who doesn’t really deserve it. Don’t be hoodwinked into believing what isn’t true. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — If an ambitious plan you’ve been contemplating is prematurely exposed today, it could easily weaken your position. Guard your important intentions more carefully. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) — Be careful not to allow someone who is famous for making waves draw you into one of his/her intrigues today. If you participate, you will be the one who ends up looking

like the perpetrator. Pisces (Feb. 20-March 20) — Success in a collective situation will not be enhanced by a large number of participants today. Only people with talent and know-how will be able to pull off what everybody is hoping. Aries (March 21-April 19) — Generally you are one who nearly always thinks for yourself, but today this splendid quality won’t be visible. Although you rarely do so, you will let bias influence your opinions at this time. Taurus (April 20-May 20) — Check to see if it is a selfish reason that is causing you to step out of character. Don’t make one set of rules for yourself, while making an entirely different set for everybody else. Gemini (May 21-June 20) — Generally speaking you are noticed wherever you go, regardless of what you are doing or whom you are with, so make sure the impression you make today isn’t a negative one.


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Herbal remedies appropriate for constipation Dear Dr. Gott: Is it safe to use cascara sagrada as a laxative? I’ve tried everything else, such as heaping tablespoons of Metamucil and using two stool softeners twice each day. Dear Reader: Cascara sagrada is a shrub from the western coast of North America. Its dried bark was used by Native Americans for years, but was not widely adopted until the 19th century as a stimulant laxative. The product is available in capsule form, liquid extract and as a dried bark that can be made into a bitter tea. Fresh bark should not be used because it can cause diarrhea and vomiting. Traditionally, the bark is either dried for at least one year or put through a special heat treatment. A common dose is from 20 to 70 milligrams daily. It should not


diet to include between 20 and 35 grams of fiber daily. Fiber can be found in wholegrain breads, fortified cereals, fresh fruits and vegetables. Limit your consumption of processed foods, meats and cheeses. Increase your fluid intake, and coordinate a regimen of regular exercise. Laxatives should be avoided if at all possible because they tend to be habit forming. Try a stool softener, saline laxative or a fiber supplement such as the Metamucil you are on. If this fails to work, acupuncture or massage to the abdominal area might be helpful. If all these suggestions fail, ask your physician for a referral to a gastroenterologist.

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Name & Address Property Description TO: Bayview Financial Property Trust Parcel# 108A 34 1560 00740 442 Ponce De Leon Boulevard 2015 Ford Street, PPIN 16305 Coral Gables, Florida 33146 Vicksburg, MS 39180 You are hereby notified that the Board of Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Vicksburg, Mississippi, will conduct a public hearing at their regular meeting on August 10, 2010 at 10:00a.m. on the state of your property described above, situated within the City of Vicksburg, Mississippi, to determine if such condition is a hazard and/or menace to the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of the City of Vicksburg, Mississippi, and to order such cleaning of the above mentioned property as may be necessary to remove said property as a hazard or menace to the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of the City of Vicksburg, Mississippi. BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF MAYOR AND ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF VICKSBURG, MISSISSIPPI, this the July 16, 2010. Victor Gray-Lewis Director Building & Inspections Publish: 7/20, 7/27(2t)

pi, to determine if such condition is a hazard and/or menace to the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of City of Vicksburg, Tuesday, Julythe 20, 2010and to order Mississippi, such cleaning of the above mentioned property as may be necessary to remove said property as a hazard or menace to the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of the City of Vicksburg, Mississippi. BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF MAYOR AND ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF VICKSBURG, MISSISSIPPI, this the July 16, 2010. Victor Gray-Lewis BEFORE THE BOARD OF Director MAYOR AND ALDERMEN Building & Inspections OF THE CITY OF Publish: 7/20, 7/27(2t) VICKSBURG. MISSISSIPPI NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Name & Address BEFORE THE BOARD OF Property Description MAYOR AND ALDERMEN TO: Mabel Peterson OF THE CITY OF Parcel# 094W 22 VICKSBURG. MISSISSIPPI 036004004900 NOTICE OF PUBLIC 2505 Hannah Avenue HEARING 810 Bridge Street, Name & Address PPIN 15455 Property Description Vicksburg, MS 39180 TO: Jerry Tolliver et al Vicksburg, MS 39180 c/o Freddie Tolliver You are hereby notified that Parcel# 0942 13 2020 the Board of Mayor and 005600 Aldermen of the City of 205 Windsor Drive Vicksburg, Mississippi, will 1610 Sky Farm, PPIN 19767 conduct a public hearing at Jackson, MS 39209 their regular meeting on Vicksburg, MS 39180 August 10, 2010 at You are hereby notified that 10:00a.m. on the state of the Board of Mayor and your property described Aldermen of the City of above, situated within the Vicksburg, Mississippi, will City of Vicksburg, conduct a public hearing at Mississippi, to determine if their regular meeting on such condition is a hazard August 10, 2010 at and/or menace to the health, 10:00a.m. on the state of safety and welfare of the your property described citizens of the City of above, situated within the Vicksburg, Mississippi, and City of Vicksburg, to order such cleaning of the Mississippi, to determine if above mentioned property as such condition is a hazard may be necessary to remove and/or menace to the health, said property as a hazard or safety and welfare of the menace to the health, safety citizens of the City of and welfare of the citizens of Vicksburg, Mississippi, and the City of Vicksburg, to order such cleaning of the Mississippi. above mentioned property as BY ORDER OF THE may be necessary to remove BOARD OF MAYOR AND said property as a hazard or ALDERMEN OF THE CITY menace to the health, safety OF VICKSBURG, MISSISand welfare of the citizens of SIPPI, this the July 16, 2010. the City of Vicksburg, Victor Gray-Lewis Mississippi. Director BY ORDER OF THE Building & Inspections BOARD OF MAYOR AND Publish: 7/20, 7/27(2t) ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF VICKSBURG, MISSISBEFORE THE BOARD OF SIPPI, this the July 16, 2010. MAYOR AND ALDERMEN Victor Gray-Lewis OF THE CITY OF Director VICKSBURG. MISSISSIPPI Building & Inspections NOTICE OF PUBLIC Publish: 7/20, 7/27(2t) HEARING Name & Address Property Description STATE OF MISSISSIPPI TO: Amelia Hill COUNTY OF WARREN c/o Valleso Clavele SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEE'S Parcel# 094E 13 NOTICE OF SALE 263004011700 WHEREAS, on or about the Eastview Apartments Apt. 14 A 24th of May, 2000, Sammie 606 (North) Poplar Street, D. McLaurin, executed a PPIN 19441 Deed of Trust to Emmett Vicksburg, MS 39180 James House and Bill R. Vicksburg, MS 39180 McLaughlin, Trustee on You are hereby notified that behalf of Union Planters the Board of Mayor and Bank, National Association, Aldermen of the City of Beneficiaries, which Deed of Vicksburg, Mississippi, will Trust is filed for record in conduct a public hearing at Book 1211 at page 540 et their regular meeting on seq. in the land records in August 10, 2010 at the office of the Chancery 10:00a.m. on the state of Clerk of Warren County, your property described Vicksburg, Mississippi; said above, situated within the Deed of Trust being lastly City of Vicksburg, Mississipassigned to HSBC Bank pi, to determine if such conUSA, National Association in dition is a hazard and/or menace to the health, safety its capacity as trustee for the and welfare of the citizens of Citigroup Mortgage Loan the City of Vicksburg, Trust Inc., Asset-Backed Mississippi, and to order Pass-Through Certificates, such cleaning of the above Series 2007-SHL1 by mentioned property as may instrument recorded in be necessary to remove said Instrument No. 276915, property as a hazard or Book 1508, Page 240 in said menace to the health, safety Chancery Court records; and welfare of the citizens of and, the City of Vicksburg, WHEREAS, on April 28, Mississippi. 2010, HSBC Bank USA, BY ORDER OF THE National Association in its BOARD OF MAYOR AND capacity as trustee for the ALDERMEN OF THE CITY Citigroup Mortgage Loan OF VICKSBURG, Trust Inc., Asset-Backed MISSISSIPPI, this the July 16, 2010. Pass-Through Certificates, Victor Gray-Lewis Series 2007-SHL1, the Director beneficiary of the above Building & Inspections referenced Deed of Trust Publish: 7/20, 7/27(2t) substituted Jeanna D.

behalf of Union Planters Bank, National Association, Beneficiaries, which Deed of Trust is filed for record in Book 1211 at page 540 et seq. in the land records in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Vicksburg, Mississippi; said Deed of Trust being lastly assigned to HSBC Bank USA, National Association in its capacity as trustee for the Citigroup Mortgage Loan Trust Inc., Asset-Backed Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2007-SHL1 by instrument recorded in Instrument No. 276915, Book 1508, Page 240 in said Chancery Court records; and, WHEREAS, on April 28, 2010, HSBC Bank USA, National Association in its capacity as trustee for the Citigroup Mortgage Loan Trust Inc., Asset-Backed Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2007-SHL1, the beneficiary of the above referenced Deed of Trust substituted Jeanna D. Chappell as trustee in place of the original trustee as authorized by said Deed of Trust. Said Substitution of Trustee is recorded in Book Instrument 277531, Book 1508 at page 691 in the Office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Vicksburg, Mississippi. WHEREAS, default having been made in the terms and conditions of said Deed of Trust and default having been made on the promissory note secured thereby, and the entire indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust having been declared to be due and payable pursuant to the terms of said Deed of Trust, and , HSBC Bank USA, National Association in its capacity as trustee for the Citigroup Mortgage Loan Trust Inc., Asset-Backed Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2007-SHL1, as the holders of the Promissory Note and Deed of Trust have requested the undersigned Substituted Trustee so to do, I will, on the 30th of July, 2010 offer for sale at public outcry between the legal hours of 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., at the West door of the County Courthouse of Warren County, Vicksburg, Mississippi, and being more particularly described as follows, to-wit: Lot 52, FOX RUN OF VICKSBURG, Part One, a subdivision according to the map or plat thereof on file and of record in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi, in Plat Book 3 at Page 110 thereof, reference to which is hereby made in aid of and as part of that description. I will convey only such title as is vested in me as Substituted Trustee. WITNESS MY SIGNATURE, this the 28th day of June, 2010. /s/ Jeanna D. Chappell Jeanna D. Chappell Substituted Trustee Pierce Ledyard, P.C. P.O. Box 161389 Mobile, Alabama 36616 (251) 338-1300 Publish: 7/6, 7/13, 7/20, 7/27 (4t)

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FIND THINGS YOU HAVE BEEN SEARCHING FOR IN THE VICKSBURG POST CLASSIFIEDS! 01. Legals BEFORE THE BOARD OF MAYOR AND ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF VICKSBURG. MISSISSIPPI NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Name & Address Property Description TO: Best Property MGMT System, Inc. Parcel# 108A 34 225005002300 310 Cain Ridge Road 1331 Magnolia Street, PPIN 16252 Vicksburg, MS 39180 Vicksburg, MS 39180 You are hereby notified that the Board of Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Vicksburg, Mississippi, will conduct a public hearing at their regular meeting on August 10, 2010 at 10:00a.m. on the state of your property described above, situated within the City of Vicksburg, Mississippi, to determine if such condition is a hazard and/or menace to the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of the City of Vicksburg, Mississippi, and to order such cleaning of the above mentioned property as may be necessary to remove said property as a hazard or menace to the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of the City of Vicksburg, Mississippi. BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF MAYOR AND ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF VICKSBURG, MISSISSIPPI, this the July 16, 2010. Victor Gray-Lewis Director Building & Inspections Publish: 7/20, 7/27(2t) BEFORE THE BOARD OF MAYOR AND ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF VICKSBURG. MISSISSIPPI NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Name & Address Property Description TO: Birdia Granberry Parcel# 108A 34 1560 007300 5342 Trailbend 2013 Ford Street, PPIN 16304 St. Louis, MO 63033 Vicksburg, MS 39180 You are hereby notified that the Board of Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Vicksburg, Mississippi, will conduct a public hearing at their regular meeting on August 10, 2010 at 10:00a.m. on the state of your property described above, situated within the City of Vicksburg, Mississippi, to determine if such condition is a hazard and/or menace to the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of the City of Vicksburg, Mississippi, and to order such cleaning of the above mentioned property as may be necessary to remove said property as a hazard or menace to the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of the City of Vicksburg, Mississippi. BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF MAYOR AND ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF VICKSBURG, MISSISSIPPI, this the July 16, 2010. Victor Gray-Lewis Director Building & Inspections Publish: 7/20, 7/27(2t) BEFORE THE BOARD OF MAYOR AND ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF VICKSBURG. MISSISSIPPI NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Name & Address Property Description TO: Johnny L. & Rose M. Griffin Parcel# 108h 22 2800 002800 80 Princeton Trace 2500 Oak Street, PPIN 15154 Fayetteville, GA 30214 Vicksburg, MS 39180 You are hereby notified that the Board of Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Vicksburg, Mississippi, will conduct a public hearing at their regular meeting on August 10, 2010 at 10:00a.m. on the state of your property described above, situated within the City of Vicksburg, Mississippi, to determine if such condition is a hazard and/or menace to the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of the City of Vicksburg, Mississippi, and to order such cleaning of the above mentioned property as may be necessary to remove said property as a hazard or menace to the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of the City of Vicksburg, Mississippi. BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF MAYOR AND ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF VICKSBURG, MISSISSIPPI, this the July 16, 2010. Victor Gray-Lewis Director Building & Inspections Publish: 7/20, 7/27(2t) BEFORE THE BOARD OF MAYOR AND ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF VICKSBURG. MISSISSIPPI NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Name & Address Property Description TO: Bayview Financial Property Trust Parcel# 108A 34 1560 00740 442 Ponce De Leon Boulevard 2015 Ford Street, PPIN 16305 Coral Gables, Florida 33146 Vicksburg, MS 39180 You are hereby notified that the Board of Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Vicksburg, Mississippi, will conduct a public hearing at their regular meeting on August 10, 2010 at 10:00a.m. on the state of your property described above, situated within the City of Vicksburg, Mississippi, to determine if such condition is a hazard and/or menace to the health, safety and welfare of the

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BEFORE THE BOARD OF MAYOR AND ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF VICKSBURG. MISSISSIPPI NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Name & Address Property Description TO: Evelyn James & Ollie Banks Estate Parcel# 094E 13 263004011601 610 North Poplar 608 (North) Poplar, PPIN 21314 Vicksburg, MS 39183 Vicksburg, MS 39180 You are hereby notified that the Board of Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Vicksburg, Mississippi, will conduct a public hearing at their regular meeting on August 10, 2010 at 10:00a.m. on the state of your property described above, situated within the City of Vicksburg, Mississippi, to determine if such condition is a hazard and/or menace to the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of the City of Vicksburg, Mississippi, and to order such cleaning of the above mentioned property as may be necessary to remove said property as a hazard or menace to the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of the City of Vicksburg, Mississippi. BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF MAYOR AND ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF VICKSBURG, MISSISSIPPI, this the July 16, 2010. Victor Gray-Lewis Director Building & Inspections Publish: 7/20, 7/27(2t)

BEFORE THE BOARD OF MAYOR AND ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF VICKSBURG. MISSISSIPPI NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Name & Address Property Description TO: Jessie McGruder et al c/o Velma Owens Parcel# 108Q 29 275007003900 604 Thomas Avenue 522 Dabney Street, PPIN 17290 Yazoo City, MS 39194 Vicksburg, MS 39180 You are hereby notified that the Board of Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Vicksburg, Mississippi, will conduct a public hearing at their regular meeting on August 10, 2010 at 10:00a.m. on the state of your property described above, situated within the City of Vicksburg, Mississippi, to determine if such condition is a hazard and/or menace to the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of the City of Vicksburg, Mississippi, and to order such cleaning of the above mentioned property as may be necessary to remove said property as a hazard or menace to the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of the City of Vicksburg, Mississippi. BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF MAYOR AND ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF VICKSBURG, MISSISSIPPI, this the July 16, 2010. Victor Gray-Lewis Director Building & Inspections Publish: 7/20, 7/27(2t)

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01. Legals BEFORE THE BOARD OF MAYOR AND ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF VICKSBURG. MISSISSIPPI NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Name & Address Property Description TO: Rutha Mae & Joseph King Parcel# 0942 13 9999 002100 534 Feld Street 1625 Sky Farm, PPIN 19734 Vicksburg, MS 39180 Vicksburg, MS 39180 You are hereby notified that the Board of Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Vicksburg, Mississippi, will conduct a public hearing at their regular meeting on August 10, 2010 at 10:00a.m. on the state of your property described above, situated within the City of Vicksburg, Mississippi, to determine if such condition is a hazard and/or menace to the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of the City of Vicksburg, Mississippi, and to order such cleaning of the above mentioned property as may be necessary to remove said property as a hazard or menace to the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of the City of Vicksburg, Mississippi. BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF MAYOR AND ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF VICKSBURG, MISSISSIPPI, this the July 16, 2010. Victor Gray-Lewis Director Building & Inspections Publish: 7/20, 7/27(2t) BEFORE THE BOARD OF MAYOR AND ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF VICKSBURG. MISSISSIPPI NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Name & Address Property Description TO: Deborah H. Mixon Parcel# 108J 34 2850 014701 146 Sollitt Street 922 Meadow Street, PPIN 24417 Jackson, MS 39209 Vicksburg, MS 39180 You are hereby notified that the Board of Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Vicksburg, Mississippi, will conduct a public hearing at their regular meeting on August 10, 2010 at 10:00a.m. on the state of your property described above, situated within the City of Vicksburg, Mississippi, to determine if such condition is a hazard and/or menace to the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of the City of Vicksburg, Mississippi, and to order such cleaning of the above mentioned property as may be necessary to remove said property as a hazard or menace to the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of the City of Vicksburg, Mississippi. BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF MAYOR AND ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF VICKSBURG, MISSISSIPPI, this the July 16, 2010. Victor Gray-Lewis Director Building & Inspections Publish: 7/20, 7/27(2t)

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MDS, a well established dry bulk carrier is seeking Qualified Class “A” CDL Drivers based in Vicksburg MS. Drivers are Home Daily. Requirements: • Minimum 2 yrs. tractor/trailer experience within the last 5 yrs. • Certified driving school counts as 1 yr. • At least 23 yrs. of age • Tanker endorsement not required Competitive wages, Medical, Dental, RX, 401k Safety and Longevity Bonuses quarterly Call Bill @ 1-800-872-2855 EOE M/F D/V

Chappell as trustee in place of the original trustee as authorized by said Deed of Trust. Said Substitution of Trustee is recorded in Book Instrument 277531, Book 1508 at page 691 in the Office of the Chancery Clerk • Glass of Warren County, Vicksburg, Mississippi. WHEREAS, default having been made in the terms and conditions of said Deed of Quality Service at Competitive Prices Trust and default having #1 Windshield been made onRepair the & Replacement Vans note • Cars • Trucks promissory secured •Insurance Claims Welcome• thereby, and the entire indebtedness secured by AUTO • HOME • BUSINESS saidJason DeedBarnes of Trust having • 601-661-0900 been declared to be due and payable pursuant to the • Bulldozer terms of said Deed & of Trust, and , Construction HSBC Bank USA, National Association in its capacity as trustee for the Citigroup Mortgage Loan CONSTRUCTION CO., INC. Trust Inc.,601-636-4813 Asset-Backed Pass-Through Certificates, State Board of Contractors Series Approved 2007-SHL1, the & as Bonded holders of the Promissory Note and Trust have HaulDeed Clay,ofGravel, Dirt, requested the undersigned Rock & Sand Substituted Trustee so to do, All Types of Dozer Work I will,Land on the 30th of• Demolition July, Clearing 2010 offer forDevelopment sale at public Site outcry between the legal & Preparation hours of 11:00 a.m.Excavation and 4:00 Crane Rental Mudof Jacking p.m., at the West• door the County Courthouse of RiverVicksburg, City Warren County, Mississippi, and being more Landscaping, LLC particularly described • Dozer / TrackhoeasWork follows, to-wit: • Dump Truck • Lot 52, FOXHogging RUN OF • Bush • Box Blade VICKSBURG, One, a • Demolition Part • Debris Removal subdivision according to the • Lawn Maintenance map or plat thereof on file • Deliver and Dirt of record the office of -13 yd.inload $85 locally the Chancery of• Rock • GravelClerk • Sand Warren County, Mississippi, Res. & Com. • Lic.110 & Ins. in Plat Book 3 at Page Robert Keyes,toJr. (Owner) thereof, reference which is 601-529-0894 hereby made in aid of and as part of that description. I will convey only such title as is vested in me as Substituted Trustee. WITNESS MY SIGNATURE, this the 28th day of June, 2010. /s/ Jeanna D. Chappell Jeanna D. Chappell Substituted Trustee Pierce Ledyard, P.C. P.O. Box 161389 Mobile, Alabama 36616 (251) 338-1300 Publish: 7/6, 7/13, 7/20, 7/27 (4t)

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01. Legals IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF WARREN COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF CAUSE NO. 2010-088PR REBECCA A. YOUNG ERIC WILLIAM PETITIONER NOTICE TO CREDITORS The undersigned, having been appointed Administrator of the Estate of Rebecca A. Young, Deceased, by the Chancery Court of Warren County, Mississippi on the 30th day of June, 2010, on this day gives notice to all persons having a claim against the said Estate 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 1st day of July, 2010. /s/ Eric Williams ERIC WILLIAMS, ADMINISTRATOR OF THE ESTATE OF REBECCA A. YOUNG Publish: 7/6, 7/13, 7/20(3t)

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• CLASSIFIEDS • 601-636-7355 • •

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Tuesday, July 20, 2010


Classified...Where Buyers And Sellers Meet. 14. Pets & Livestock

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.

Foster a Homeless Pet!

29. Unfurnished Apartments

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


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

05. Notices

07. Help Wanted

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.

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.

Is the one you love hurting you? Call

Haven House Family Shelter 601-638-0555 or 1-800-898-0860 Services available to women & children who are victims of domestic violence and/or homeless: Shelter, counseling, group support. (Counseling available by appt.) KEEP UP WITH all the local news and sales...subscribe to The Vicksburg Post Today! Call 601-636-4545, ask for Circulation.

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 FOUND! BLACK PUPPY. Approximately 2 months old. Highway 61 South. 601-618-3227. LOST A DOG? Found a cat? Let The Vicksburg Post help! Run a FREE 3 day ad! 601-636-SELL or e-mail classifieds@vicksburg

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

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.

1-800-748-8931 8am - 5pm Monday - Friday

HAIR STYLISTS NEEDED in very busy salon. Full clientèle provided. 601-6366611


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14. Pets & Livestock AKC/ CKC REGISTERED YORKIES, Poodles and Schnauzers $200 to $700! 601-218-5533,

   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. FAINTING GOATS FOR SALE I have three fainting goats for sale 2 males and 1 female. Asking $100.00 a piece for them. They are located in Tallulah. 318-341-3377


Has Available for Adoption:

35 Dogs 43 Cats 1 Horse Highway 61 South


3 CERTIFIED TEACHERS needed for after school program. Hours are 3pm-5:30pm. Please respond promptly by mailing resumes to: Dept. 3730, The Vicksburg Post, P.O. Box 821668, Vicksburg, MS 39182. CONFEDERATE RIDGE APARTMENTS now accepting applications for Maintenance Tech. Experience is a must! Call 601-638-0102, for information. 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.

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


29. Unfurnished Apartments

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

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

25. Wanted To Rent MILITARY FAMILY MOVING to Vicksburg. Looking to rent single family house starting August 1. 3 bedroom, 2 bath/garage desired. Must allow pets. Please call 803-699-8189, 803-312-1224, 803-4135285.

CLOCK REPAIR. Antique clocks, grandfather clocks, cuckoo clocks, etcetera. 601638-4003, 601-529-8140.

27. Rooms For Rent

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.

$135.00 WEEKLY, utilities, cable, internet, extremely nice. 601-629-8474. NIGHTLY, WEEKLY, MONTHLY RATES. Between Ameristar and Diamond Jacks Casino. Multiple night discounts, no deposit, best prices in town. DIXIANA MOTEL 4041 WASHINGTON STREET VICKSBURG, MS. 601-631-6940 WEEKLY RATE: $80. MONTHLY RATE: $320. NO deposit required. Completely furnished with bed and TV. All utilities paid with central heat and air.


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.

28. Furnished Apartments

WEDDING ENSEMBLE. Never worn. Size 8 white dress. No train, has blusher, veil, slip and shoes. $500 firm. Christy, 601-831-0231.

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

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

• LIVE MUSIC • Saturday 9pm-1am Southern Junction “New Countryâ€? C heapest Prices in Town

STRICK’S SEAFOOD 601-218-2363 Crawfish Cooking Every Sunday

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

20. Hunting 20 GAUGE WINCHESTEr Youth pump, $170. 2- 50 caliber muzzle loaders, $60 each. 601-6360053, 601-415-3463.

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

18. Miscellaneous For Sale

Brian Moore Realty Connie - Owner/ Agent

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

5300 KODAK EASY Share printer, brand new, still in box, $80. 3000J Lenovo business computer, XP 1GB memory with speakers, used 1 month, $450. 601-634-6121, leave message.

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.

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

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

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

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


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

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

McMillin Real Estate

34. Houses For Sale


Licensed in MS and LA

Jones & Upchurch Real Estate Agency

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

1803 Clay Street

• Lake Surrounds Community

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

501 Fairways Drive Vicksburg


Call for Details


117 THORNHILL. Completely remodeled home in Bovina school district. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, large eat-in kitchen, on 2 acres, with over 1300 square feet. $89,900. Call Eric at 601529-9448, Coldwell Banker.

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


2150 South Frontage Road

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

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


29. Unfurnished Apartments

Rely on 20 years of experience in Real Estate.

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.

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

37. Recreational Vehicles 2009 BAD BOY BUGGY I have a 2009 Bad Boy Buggy for sale. It is in like new condition. Asking $10,000.00. It is located in Tallulah. 318-574-5230 Ask for Jeremy

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

2003 TOYOTA COROLLA. $7,995. Call Vicksburg Toyota at 1-877-776-4770. 2004 FORD RANGER Extended Cab. 3.0, V6, cruise and AC. 87,400 miles. $7950. 601-638-7370. 2005 TOYOTA COROLLA. $8,995. Call Vicksburg Toyota at 1-877-776-4770. 2006 FORD F250 Lariat. $32,995. Call Vicksburg Toyota at 1-877-776-4770.

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






365 Ziegler Road. 3/2, waterfront, 7 yrs old, 2 decks, furnished, never flooded. Call Bette Paul Warner, 601-218-1800, McMillin Real Estate

29. Unfurnished Apartments

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.

EASY FINANCING Look NO Further! •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 MUTUAL CREDIT UNION has a 2004 White Pontiac Grand Am. 82,000 miles. $5,000. If you have any questions, please call 601-636-7523 ext 258.

29. Unfurnished Apartments



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

Check the real estate listings in the classifieds daily.

29. Unfurnished Apartments Utilities Paid • Downtown Convenience •

• 1 Bedroom Studios & Efficiencies 2 Bedrooms/ 2 Bath

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

Lake Chotard

Big River Realty

No Utility Deposit Required

Classic Elegance in Modern Surroundings

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.


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

35. Lots For Sale

Daryl Hollingsworth..601-415-5549

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

$650 Monthly. Spacious 3 bedroom, 2 bath. Carport, storage cabin, Section 8, County. 601-456-1553.

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

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



3 BEDROOM, 1 bath. Central air/ heat, 2212 Martin Luther King Drive. $600 monthly, deposit required. 601-218-9623.

307 Drusilla Lane. Peaceful 3 bedroom, 1.5 baths, fenced backyard. $75,000. Antonio Cobbs, 601-618-1832.

40. Cars & Trucks


605 Cain Ridge Rd. Vicksburg, MS 39180

30. Houses For Rent

Broker, GRI


Member FDIC

DOWNTOWN. 2 bedroom 2 bath modern appliances. $700 monthly deposit required. 601-529-8002

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

34. Houses For Sale


Ask Us.

Commodore Apartments 1, 2 & 3 Bedrooms

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


Voted #1 Apartments in the 2009 Reader’s Choice

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

18. Miscellaneous For Sale

34. Houses For Sale

1911 Mission 66

24. Business Services 15. Auction

33. Commercial Property

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


601-638-7831 • 201 Berryman Rd



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

Discount for Senior Citizens available

415-3333 • 638-1102 • 636-1455

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

601-638-1102 * 601-415-3333



601-661-0765 • 601-415-3333


Tuesday, July 20, 2010

The Vicksburg Post

GeorgeCarr BU IC K • PON T I AC • CA DI L L AC • GMC


Of Course You Can!

When You Buy From George Carr – Vicksburg’s No. 1 Used Car Sales Leader! 2006 Cadillac DTS

2007 Cadillac DTS

2006 Cadillac STS

2007 Cadillac CTS

White Diamond

Local Trade-In


Lease Turn-in





16,995 $17,995 $17,995 $18,995


2007 Cadillac CTS

2007 Cadillac DTS

2008 Lincoln Town Car

2008 Cadillac DTS

Only 36,000 Miles

White Diamond, Lease Turn-in

Only 10,000 Miles

Low, Low Miles





19,995 23,995 24,995 25,595





2008 Acura TL

2009 Lincoln Town Car

2008 Cadillac SRX

2009 Cadillac CTS

Silver Beauty

Signature Limited



All-Wheel Drive, Red Pearl

New Body Style, Gorgeous



25,795 25,995 26,495 28,595





2009 Cadillac STS

2009 Cadillac DTS

2009 Cadillac STS

2009 Cadillac STS

GM Program Special, Silver, Loaded

Manager’s Special #P9007

Sunroof, Loaded

Low Miles, Black Cherry

#P9025 #P8937


29,995 31,995 32,995 32,995





2009 Buick Enclave

2010 Cadillac SRX

2009 Cadillac DTS

2008 Cadillac Escalade

GM Program Car

Enterprise Special

White Diamond, Sunroof

Black Beauty





32,995 35,495 35,995 36,995 OIL CHANGE SPECIAL $ . $ $ $ 43,995 47,995 61,995 $



2008 Cadillac Escalade EXT

2009 Cadillac Escalade

2010 Cadillac Escalade

White Diamond, Sunroof, Navigation

Black, Only 23,000 Miles

White Diamond, Sunroof, Navigation, Entertainment Original MSRP



$74,000 #P9189


21 95 See Dealer for Details.

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


L I F E . L I B E R T Y. A N D T H E P U R S U I T. • 601-636-7777 • 1-800-669-3620 • 2950 S. Frontage Road • Vicksburg, MS Financing with approved credit.


July 20, 2010