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City OKs $31.3M budget; NRoute funds pending By Steve Sanoski

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The City of Vicksburg’s $31.3 million budget for the new fiscal year beginning Oct. 1 was approved by a 2-1 vote Friday, with South Ward Alderman Sid Beauman voting against the spending plan because of a $135,000 allocation to the NRoute public transit system. “We’ve discussed this sev-

eral times, and I think we stated that we would not fund NRoute until they furnish us with an audit,” Beauman said. “I’ve checked into it, and this does not prohibit me from voting on budgetary items over the next year.” Fiscal year budgets must be approved by Wednesday, according to state law. Earlier this week, the Warren County Board of Supervisors approved its $14.8 mil-

lion spending plan, which includes a $30,100 contribution to NRoute. City Accountant Doug Whittington said the NRoute allocation is in the budget pending an independent audit is presented to the mayor and aldermen. Mayor Paul Winfield said he’s not wavering on the city’s audit request, and added NRotue operations need to be See Budget, Page A7.

Backup water line funds ‘pretty much a done deal’ By Steve Sanoski The City of Vicksburg is one signature away from securing $2,453,654 in federal funds to install a second major water line from the

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Religious tensions mark 9th anniversary

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TODAY IN HISTORY 1941: Groundbreaking takes place for the Pentagon, now headquarters of the U.S. Department of Defense. 1970: Ford Motor Co. introduces the Pinto, a compact that would become caught up in controversy over the safety of its gas tank. (The Pinto was discontinued in 1980.) 2000: A report released by the Federal Trade Commission says the movie, video game and music industries aggressively marketed to underage youths violent products that carried adult ratings, a finding rejected by entertainment producers. 2001: Nearly 3,000 people are killed on America’s worst day of terrorism. Hijackers seize four jetliners, two of which smash into New York’s World Trade Center, causing the twin towers to fall; one jetliner plows into the Pentagon; and the fourth crashes into a field in western Pennsylvania.

NEW YORK — They will read the names, of course, the names of every victim who died in the Sept. 11 attacks. The bells will ring. And then that moment of unity will give way to division • Security as activtight as Musists hoist lims end Rasigns and madan/A8 march, • Islamic colsome for lege opens and some against a doors amid planned furor/B1 mosque two blocks from ground zero. This 9/11 is more political and contentious than the eight before it, with grievRev. Terry ing family Jones members on opposite sides of the mosque battle. The debate became so heated that President Barack Obama felt the need to remind Americans: “We are not at war against Islam.” Still, there were signs Friday that religious tensions were abating, and that hushed tones would replace the harsh rhetoric that threatened to overshadow the commemoration of the terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people in New York, Washington and Shanksville, Pa. The son of an anti-Muslim pastor in Florida confirmed that his father would not — at least for now — burn copies of the Quran, a plan that inflamed much of the Muslim world and drew a stern rebuke from Obama. Activists in New York insisted their intentions were peaceful. “It’s a rally of remembrance for tens of thousands who lost loved ones that day,” said Pamela Geller, a conservative blogger and host of the anti-mosque demonstration. “It’s not a political event, it’s a human rights event.” The site of the proposed mosque and Islamic center is already used for services,


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treatment plant north of downtown to serve its roughly 10,000 customers. “It’s pretty much a done deal,” Public Works Director Bubba Rainer said Friday after the mayor and See Water line, Page A7.

Ceremonies across Vicksburg Friday ushered in the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. At the Vicksburg National Military Park, above, staff and local AmeriCorps volunteers set out 3,000 flags to honor those killed. At right, Warren Central Navy JROTC cadet seaman recruits, from right, Desiree Shields, Jessica Jones and Sofia Gutierrez participate in a ceremony at the school. And, at South Park, kindergartners Ashley Naylor, left, and Kaitlyn McCune recite the Pledge of Allegiance.

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Continued from Page A1. but it was padlocked Friday, closed until Sunday. Police guarded the block, and worshippers were redirected to a different prayer room 10 blocks away. Some supporters planned a vigil near the proposed Islamic center’s site Friday evening instead of today, saying they wanted to avoid entangling the mosque controversy and the Sept. 11 observance. Organizers “believe that tomorrow is a day for mourning and remembrance,” Jennifer Carnig, a spokeswoman for the New York Civil Liberties Union, one of the vigil’s sponsors, said Friday. For Terry Jones, pastor of a 50-member Pentecostal church in Florida, it was to be a day to burn the Quran. He backed off that threat after drawing angry protests across the Muslim world, a call from the secretary of defense and impassioned pleas to call it off from religious and political leaders and his own daughter. “There will be no Quran burning tomorrow,” Jones’ 29-year old son, Luke Jones, told reporters outside his father’s Gainesville church Friday. He added that he could not predict what might happen in the future. Terry Jones had previously said he would cancel his plan if the leader of the planned New York Islamic center, Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, would agree to move the project to another location. Jones claimed Thursday that an imam in Florida had told him the mosque would be moved. That imam later said Jones was mistaken, that he had only arranged a meeting with Rauf in New York today. Rauf, however, said that wasn’t true, either, that he had no plans to meet with Jones, though he added in a statement Friday that he is open to seeing anyone “seriously committed to pursuing peace.” The carefully worded text seemed to leave open the possibility of a meeting, but only if Jones proved himself to be a serious peacemaker. With that caveat, it would seem unlikely that the imam would meet with a man whose threat to desecrate the Muslim holy book stirred anger and protest and even some bloodshed in the Islamic world. In Afghanistan, 11 people

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Luke Jones, son of the Rev. Terry Jones, speaks to reporters Friday in Gainesville, Fla. were injured Friday in scattered protests of Jones’ plan. Only a few thousand people attended those rallies and no large-scale demonstrations were reported elsewhere. In Indonesia, the world’s most populous Muslim country, cleric Rusli Hasbi told 1,000 worshippers at Friday prayers that whether or not Jones burns the Quran, he has already “hurt the heart of the Muslim world.” As on other 9/11 anniversaries, official ceremonies were planned at the three locations where the terrorists struck. Obama will be at the Pentagon, Vice President Joe Biden will go to New York, and first lady Michelle Obama and former first lady Laura Bush will travel to Shanksville. Obama told a White House news conference that Sept. 11 would be “an excellent time” for the country to reflect on the fact that there are millions of Muslims who are American citizens, that they also are fighting in U.S. uniforms in Afghanistan, and “we don’t differentiate between ‘them’ and ‘us.’ It’s just ‘us.”’ Biden will attend the largest commemoration, at a park near ground zero, where 2,752 people were killed when Muslim extremists flew planes into the twin towers of the World Trade Center. Houses of worship in

the city will toll bells at 8:46 a.m., when the first plane struck the north tower, and three more times to mark the moment the second plane hit the south tower and to observe the times each tower fell. Activists are organizing a pair of rallies — one against the planned Islamic center, one supporting it — to follow the official ceremony. Sally Regenhard, who lost her firefighter son, Christian Regenhard, planned to attend the morning ceremony and the anti-mosque protest. “The purpose is to speak out and express our feelings that this mosque, the location of it, is a grievous offense to the sensitivity of 9/11 families,” Regenhard said. “There’s nothing political about people who want to speak out against something they think is so wrong, so hurtful and so devastating.” But Donna Marsh O’Connor, whose pregnant daughter, Vanessa, was killed in the attacks, supports the mosque. She said she strongly opposes the antimosque rally and the political motivations behind it. “It’s more of the same hatemongering and fear-mongering that’s been going on for years,” O’Connor said. “People have a right to free speech. But if they’re talking about sensitivities to 9/11

families, why are they rallying and doing events on a day we should spend thinking about those we lost?” John Bolton, who was U.S. ambassador to the United Nations under President George W. Bush, was expected to send a videotaped message of support to the anti-mosque rally, as was conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart. Anti-Islam Dutch politician Geert Wilders, who advocates banning the Quran and taxing Muslim women who wear head scarves, plans to address the crowd in person, as do a handful of Republican congressional candidates who have made opposition to the mosque a centerpiece of their campaigns. Also today, former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin was expected to observe the anniversary in Alaska with Fox News TV host Glenn Beck. New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan spoke out Friday against today’s planned New York protests, saying Sept. 11 “has become a holy day in our community and our nation.” “We must never allow Sept. 11th to become a time for protest and division,” he added. “Instead, this day must remain a time for promoting peace and mutual respect.”

In Warren County Circuit Court for the week ending Friday: • Joseph Stevens Smith, 40, 3805 Hollywood Ave., Jackson, pleaded guilty to possession of cocaine and possession of methamphetamine and was sentenced by Judge M. James Chaney to eight years in prison followed by five years of probation, plus a $5,000 fine and $622.50 in costs. Smith was arrested March 1, 2009. • Lonia Alonzo Wright, 28, 2630 Ken Karyl Ave., pleaded guilty to statutory rape and was sentenced by Chaney to one year in prison followed by five years of probation, plus a $2,000 fine and $322.50 in costs. Wright was arrested Oct. 29, 2008. In Sharkey County Circuit Court: • Jimmy Moore Huff Jr., 28, 4236 Spanish Fort Road, Holly Bluff, was found guilty of violating probation and sentenced by Judge Isadore Patrick to complete the Harbor House drug and alcohol treatment program at his own expense, followed by two years in the Mississippi Department of Corrections Intensive Supervision Program (house arrest), then by up to five years of probation. Huff was arrested Dec. 6, 2006, for grand larceny.

Thanks & appreciation Award no surprise During the past seven years, Cindi McKay and the entire Heritage House staff have provided the utmost loving care to my mother-inlaw, Peggy Lorinc. That’s why it was no surprise that Cindi was named a Caregiver of the Year by the Mississippi Health Care Association. She gives such individual care and makes time to go that extra mile to make a difference. She manages to make everything fun and unique for our special golden seniors, and does it with all her heart. With much appreciation and love, we send our thanks to Cindi and the staff for taking such good care of our loved ones. May all your kind actions be blessed and noticed by one and all. Darlene and Joe Lorinc Vicksburg

community calendar We welcome your items for the Community Calendar. Submit items by e-mail (newsreleases@vicksburgpost. com), postal service (P.O. Box 821668, Vicksburg, MS 39182), fax (601-6340897), delivered in person to 1601-F N. Frontage Road, or by calling 601636-4545 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays. If corresponding by fax, mail or e-mail, be sure to include your name and phone number.

Churches Mount Carmel Baptist — Today’s youth outreach workshop canceled. Taking It Back Outreach Ministry — 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays, 8 a.m.5 p.m. Saturdays; plus sizes, shoes 50 cents-$1; 1314 Fillmore St.; 601-638-0794. Gibson Memorial UMC — Barbecue chicken dinner, 11-2 today; $8; 335 Oak Ridge Road. Zion Travelers M.B. — Rainbow Conference, 5 tonight; Alfred Lassiter Jr., pastor; 1701 Poplar St. Pleasant Green Baptist — Choir musical, 6 tonight; the Rev. Herman L. Sylvester, pastor; 817 Bowman St. New Mount Pilgrim — 54year appreciation service for Evelyn Jean Thomas, 6:30 tonight; the Rev. Henry Williams, officiating; 501 N. Poplar St. Vicksburg Church of Christ — God’s Will for Mankind study, 9 and 10 a.m., 6:30 p.m. Sunday; 7 p.m. MondayWednesday; Phillip Hines, vis-

iting evangelist; 3333 N. Frontage Road. Worship Christian Center — Free tutoring for grades K12th, 5:50-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays; 601-218-1334 or 601-6197727; 3735 Fisher Ferry Road. Mount Carmel Ministries — Glory Conference, 7 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday; 2015 Grove St.

CLUBS Order of the Eastern Star —Rose of Sharon No. 24, Excelsis and Vicksburg I; 2 today; Masonic Hall. Rosa A. Temple Reunion — Planning meeting, 3 today; Bethel A.M.E. Church, 805 Monroe St.; Dorwin Shields or Mary Logan, 601-634-0791 or 601-638-2898. Letitia Street Reunion — Fundraiser, 9 tonight; $5; DJ Reo Slaughter; The Hut, 1618 Main St. Retired Education Personnel of Vicksburg Warren County — 1:30 p.m. Monday; Member of the Year election; Karen Sanders, speaker; bring school supplies donation; 601-636-8628; Hinds Community College auditorium, Mississippi 27. Vicksburg Genealogical Society — 6 p.m. Monday; John Hesselberg, Revolutionary War in Mississippi; Shoney’s. VFW Ladies Auxiliary/Post 2572 — Monday: 6 p.m. ladies, 6:30 men; monthly meet-

ing; 1918 Washington St. NAACP — Executive Board, 6 p.m. Monday; regular membership, 7; visitors and prospective members welcome; 923 Walnut St. 412th Theater Engineer Command — 7 a.m. Tuesday; monthly no-host alumni breakfast; Shoney’s. Vicksburg Kiwanis — Noon Tuesday, Jacques’; Miss Mississippi Sarah Beth James, speaker. WCHS ROTC/JROTC — 6 p.m. Tuesday, parent booster meeting; ROTC building; Darnisha James, 601-618-0835. Vicksburg-Warren Chapter JSU National Alumni Association — 6 p.m. Tuesday, regular meeting; Jackson Street Center. Vicksburg Art Association — 7 p.m. Tuesday; Nancy Mitchell, Patty Hughes and Lane Berg, speakers; Constitution Firehouse at Main and Openwood streets. Lions — Noon Wednesday; Karen Gamble, Vicksburg Post, speaker; Jacques’.

PUBLIC PROGRAMS National Day of Service Rally — Celebrating Vicksburg’s first responders, 8-11 today, Veto and Walnut streets; AmeriCorps NCCC, City of Vicksburg, America Reads Mississippi and community volunteers; painting parking bays and writing letters to servicemen

and women overseas. Levi’s — A Gathering Place; 7-10 tonight, music by Magnolia and Moonshine; donations appreciated. WC Money Mentors — Noon Monday; new rules for credit, debit and gift cards; Dr. Bobbie Shaffett; no charge; 601636-5442; 1100C Grove St. Free Hunter Safety Course — 6-9 p.m. Monday-Wednesday; Social Security number and attendance all three nights mandatory; minimum age 10 in calendar year; Lonnie Friar, 601-636-8883; Hinds Community College, Mississippi 27. Tuesday Vicksburg AlAnon — Noon Tuesday; second floor, First Presbyterian Church, 1501 Cherry St.; 601634-0152. Millsaps College Arts and Lecture Series — 7 p.m. Tuesday; artists H.C. Porter and David Rae Morris, presenters; $10; 601-974-1130. Teddy Makes It Bear-able — Distributing bears to Vicksburg police and fire departments Tuesday; Erin Powell, 601-636-3620, to donate bears or make monetary contribution. Beautiful Bride — 5-8 p.m. Sept. 18; free for brides, $15 for guests; event will walk brides-to-be through full wedding ceremony and reception; Vicksburg Convention Center; 601-630-2929 or for reservations.

Sewing Basics: Buttons and Hems 101 Workshop — 10 a.m.-noon Oct. 16, Southern Cultural Heritage Center; Patricia Madell, instructor; r$15 for SCHF members and $20 for nonmembers; supplies included, students bring an item of clothing that needs repairing; 601-631-2997 to register. Buddy Walk — Oct. 9, registration 9 a.m.; Central Mississippi Down Syndrome Society; pre-register by Sept. 24; 601-397-3696 or www.cmdss. org; Mayes Lake, Jackson.

BENEFITS Four Man Scramble Golf Tournament — Friday; checkin, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; shotgun start at 1 p.m.; Tommy Stewart, 601-218-4629; Tammy Stewart, 601-218-0911. Plezy Hatsy — Sept. 25: 7 a.m. -noon, garage sale; 9 a.m.-3 p.m., car wash, dinner plates, hamburgers and hot dogs; 3-7 p.m., battle of the bands, auction between bands; Jimbo Shiers, 601-8317000; Moose Lodge, Fisher Ferry Road.

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Culkin The Culkin Water District has issued a boil water notice for about 100 customers. Affected are residents near 3260 Ballground Road, along Mississippi 3 from International Paper’s Vicksburg Mill to the Yazoo County line.

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Feds: Lift on drilling moratorium up to the industry BILOXI (AP) — A key U.S. government official said Friday the moratorium on deepwater oil drilling likely won’t be extended past Nov. 30, but whether it is cut short will be entirely up to the industry. Michael Bromwich, director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement, said during a break in a public forum in coastal Mississippi that the industry must comply with current and soon-to-beimposed safety regulations. He said the government is

Michael Bromwich, director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, hopes to report to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar in coming weeks and possibly make recommendations on the scope and duration of the moratorium. mindful of the impact the moratorium has had on communities that rely on offshore drilling. But it must also be concerned about the impact from the April 20 Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico that killed 11 workers and led to 206 million gallons of oil spewing from BP PLC’s undersea well.

Bromwich hopes to report to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar in coming weeks and possibly make recommendations on the scope and duration of the moratorium. He said that among the options the government could consider would be lifting the moratorium early or lifting it with conditions. “There really

haven’t been any discussions about lengthening it,� Bromwich said. Meanwhile, BP is inching closer to plugging its well for good. The so-called bottom kill operation in which mud and cement will be pumped in through a relief well to seal the busted well from the bottom was initially supposed to

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occur in early August. Rough weather, a decision to remove the failed blowout preventer first, testing procedures and other factors caused a number of delays. Retired Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen, the government’s point person on the oil spill response, told reporters Friday that he still is not ready to give a new firm timeline for completing the relief well and doing the bottom kill, but he indicated it could occur before the end of September. The blowout preventer that

Monroe-area teen charged in parents’ shooting deaths

Emergency responders inspect an Amtrak train that plowed through an 18-wheeler carrying a load of rice Friday in Crowley, La. The Sunset Limited was on its way to New Orleans from Los Angeles when the crash occurred. Eleven of the 96 passengers were taken to area hospitals, treated for minor injuries and released, said Amtrak spokesman Marc Magliari. Four Amtrak employees were treated and released, while two others were expected to be released.

WEST MONROE (AP) — A 15-year-old boy will be booked with two counts of seconddegree murder in the shooting deaths of his parents, Ouachita Parish sheriff’s investigators said Friday. Maj. Jason Pleasant said Tammy Fletcher and her husband, Johnny Fletcher, were found dead in their home.

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Gov. Haley Barbour formed the Commission on Mississippi Educational Structure — a group of educators, business leaders and legislators — late last year after he proposed reducing the state’s 152 school districts by one-third as a way to save money. work, talk of consolidation lost steam. Consultants hired by the commission on Barbour’s advice recommended the consolidation of about 20 districts instead of the 50 proposed by the governor.

The commission recommended that consolidation continue to be voluntary with the state providing some incentives to entice mergers. The final report recommends that school districts

within a county merge some administrative functions, such as the purchase of supplies. The commission also said the Legislature should provide some financial incentives to districts to consolidate. The panel, headed by Tupelo banker Aubrey Patterson, said school districts that do consolidate should not be penalized for low achievement scores, and should be exempt from such standards for a while. The state Department of Education also would provide technical assistance to any newly consolidated districts.


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Ex-La. senator dead of cancer METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Former state Sen. Ken Hollis, who worked to keep the Saints in New Orleans, bring legalized gambling to Louisiana and establish state-sponsored property insurance, has died. He was 68. He died Friday morning of cancer at Ochsner Medical Center, his family said. A funeral service will be held at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home on Monday. A memorial service is planned for Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Old State Capitol in Baton Rouge. The Metairie Republican worked in the state Senate for 26 years, chairing the Senate Commerce Committee, before term limits forced him out in 2007.

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return a call Friday. The suit also names MDHS; Vicki Hayes, an MDHS social worker and her supervisor, Ralph Mathews, as defendants. Jan Schaefer, a spokeswoman for the state Attorney General’s Office, said a response for MDHS would be filed in a few weeks.

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More talks needed regarding federal dollars From other Mississippi newspapers: • Northeast Daily Journal, Tupelo: Additional discussions are needed about whether to spend or save between $127 million and $130 million in enhanced Medicaid funding Mississippi seems likely to receive for fiscal year 2011 after Gov. Haley Barbour formally requests the funds recently provided by congressional action. In the same appropriations bill, Congress also provided almost $98 million for Mississippi’s local school districts to help them offset teachers lost to funding cuts in the recession-related state revenue squeeze. Medicaid funds play into the school funding situation because extra federal money for the state’s Medicaid health care program for the needy would free some stategenerated tax funds for public schools,

universities, mental health care and other needs. The two appropriations are part of a $26 billion federal bill passed in August providing Medicaid funds nationwide and school funds for every state usually described as a partial extension of the economic stimulus. States like Mississippi, despite protests by some politicians who ended up spending and making recommendations for spending the stimulus, desperately needed the federal assistance to maintain a reasonable level of state services and commitments. Barbour’s spokesman, Dan Turner, said Sept. 1 that the governor would write the required letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sibelius requesting the Medicaid money. Barbour has no direct control over

the nearly $98 million for local schools, but he can urge districts not to spend it until the 2012 budget cycle. Despite declarations by House and Senate leaders and Barbour that the Medicaid portion of the extra funds will be saved for the 2012 budget cycle, some legislators, some school leaders and school advocates want more latitude with the funds than setting the whole amount aside. Rep. Steve Holland, D-Plantersville, suggests a reasonable and appropriate forum for further discussions: Legislative Budget Committee hearings begin around the middle of September, centering on the 2012 budget, which will be dealt with in the 2011 legislative session. Holland said he hopes for a “meeting of minds” on the issue, and we believe that is a reasonable goal.

Feds should drop drilling moratorium now The Clarion-Ledger, Jackson: Less than a week after Labor Day, there is a sizable segment of the economy of the Gulf states that has very little to celebrate. President Barack Obama’s offshore drilling moratorium in reaction to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill has put many of those employed in the offshore drilling industry among the 11.5 percent of Mississippians who are unemployed. During a meeting of the Southern Governors’ Association recently in Alabama, Gov. Haley Barbour likened the moratorium to “pouring salt in a wound.” Barbour told fellow governors that the

offshore drilling moratorium had deepened the impact of the Gulf oil spill in all Gulf states and was resulting in oil companies leaving the Gulf to pursue drilling opportunities elsewhere. Alabama Gov. Bob Riley said states that allow offshore drilling should share in more of the federal revenue because the BP oil spill was a wakeup call about what can happen to the states’ economies. North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue told the officials that her state would oppose drilling off its coast unless it gets a share of the revenue and is convinced the drilling is safe, according to The Associated Press.

The federal government received $5.4 billion from royalties from all of the leases in the Gulf in 2009, $14.5 billion in 2008, $6.4 billion in 2007, and $6.9 billion in 2006, according to numbers from Riley’s office. Gulf states that take the risks for the rest of the nation should receive a higher percentage of the royalties. The offshore drilling moratorium seemed a logical reaction to the oil spill, but now has become an overreaction. The administration should drop the moratorium while pursuing investigations to ensure the safety technology works as it should and that regulations are strictly enforced.

Drop talk of state immigration reform The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Gulfport: Perhaps because the Coast has always been home to the most diverse population in Mississippi, the influx of people who speak or eat or dress a little differently is taken as just one more ingredient in our vibrant society. And so it is with the Hispanics among us. Or at least it should be. But there is a disturbing suggestion being tossed around that the Mississippi Legislature should emulate lawmakers in Arizona and wade into a distinctly federal jurisdiction: immigration. While we do not doubt that many of the newly arrived immigrants among us came here without going through the legal process, Mississippi is hardly confronting the same situation as states along the border with Mexico. In fact,

to get here, immigrants had to pass through or stop short of much more lucrative locales, because Lord knows Mississippi offers fewer subsidies than most states. On the Coast, we have seen a great number of new faces because after Hurricane Katrina there was work here for anyone willing to do it. The new arrivals roofed, cleared debris and were instrumental in speeding up the pace of our recovery. Many made homes here. Now, as the work has slowed and some tax-paying workers and contractors struggle to compete with underthe-radar workers who can undercut their bids, the welcome mat is being yanked back. Unfortunately, many people assume that every Hispanic face they see is

here illegally, and that’s not true. We already have laws that prohibit employers from choosing an illegal vs. a legal resident simply because they can pay them less, off the books, and not pay Social Security and other taxes. What we need is those laws enforced. To try to reduce the number of illegal immigrants tempting employers, the Obama administration is sending additional National Guard members to patrol the Mexican-American border. It is there, in the Southwest, not here in the Southeast that more action is needed to stem the flow of illegal immigration. As Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., recently put it while visiting the Sun Herald, “We don’t have the crisis Arizona has.” Nor are we likely to.

OLD POST FILES 120 YEARS AGO: 1890 The Vicksburg beef market is glutted, beef commands only 4 cents per pound.


110 YEARS AGO: 1900

Gibson announce the birth of a son, Charles. • The Cooper Greenies defeat Provine 41-18; St. Aloysius defeats Clinton 19-14. • James F. Graham dies.

30 YEARS AGO: 1980

Joseph Biedenharn is a candidate for alderman from the second ward.

Lasses White pleases a local audience as head of his own minstrel company.

Services are held for Mrs. Hattie B. Moody. • Miss Sabra Ann Wilkinson of Hilton Head, S.C., visits her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John H. Wilkinson of Vicksburg, en route to her new home in Dallas. • Mrs. Margie P. French dies. • Mrs. Sam Hernandez speaks to the Warren County Extension Homemaker Council on the importance of voting.

80 YEARS AGO: 1930

20 YEARS AGO: 1990

Alfred Messina goes to South Bend, Ind., to enter Notre Dame.

Services are held for William L. “Bill” Sanders. • Students in the Gifted and Talented Educational Services (GATES) at Bovina Elementary begin writing letters to U.S. troops in the Middle East. • Construction begins in Atlanta, recently named the site for 1996 Olympics.

100 YEARS AGO: 1910 The Biedenharn boys buy a fine Cadillac automobile.

90 YEARS AGO: 1920

70 YEARS AGO: 1940 A number of Vicksburg fans go to Greenville for the football game, won by Greenville, 47-0.

60 YEARS AGO: 1950 Dr. Nolan Harmon of New York preaches at Crawford Street United Methodist Church.

50 YEARS AGO: 1960 Mr. and Mrs. Hardy Katzenmeyer announce the birth of a son, Luke, on Sept. 12. • John

10 YEARS AGO: 2000 Wayne stars in “Legend of the Lost” at the Joy Theatre.

40 YEARS AGO: 1970 Mr. and Mrs. Robert Greenlee of Port

Dean Wyne McKay Jr. celebrates his second birthday. • NASCAR driver Kyle Petty signs autographs during an appearance at Ameristar Casino. • A man wearing a mask and holding a small gun demands cash from an employee at Jubilee Shell on U.S. 61 South.

There is something about being in a college town on a game day, especially the first game day of the year, especially in a town full of earnest Davids in a state of greedy Goliaths.

Christmas Eve in Auburn with a ‘War Eagle’ AUBURN, Ala. — I am in one of those fancy grocery stores with organic-this and organic-that and prices that make you stagger to the checkout with just a few items, hungrier than you were before. Beware a grocery with “earth” or “fresh” in its name. It is Christmas Eve here, or the night before the first football game of the season, a time when even the most flintyeyed veteran of losing seasons believes. Anything is possible. Oh, yes. This just could be the year. Santa Claus is coming, and in his big bag is a Heisman quarterback. I’ve been good. Please, let this be the year. There is something RHETA about being in a colgRIMSLEY lege town on a game day, especially the first game day of the year, especially in a town full of earnest Davids in a state of greedy Goliaths. I had forgotten the palatable excitement; the way grown men pass one another in a grocery aisle and say “War Eagle!” with straight faces and meaning. I am not here for the game, having “graduated” years ago to a preference for watching them on television, but I do enjoy the foreplay. I imagine that every bag of baked and organic potato chips at the checkout counter is going to be served on a tailgate, or in an orange-andblue den, in front of televisions the size of the old “Debbie Does Dallas” drive-in movie screens. The first time I went to a game my freshman year, I debated for a week what to wear, then chose the obvious: purple velveteen hot pants with a matching tunic top. And, yes, high heels and hose. It must have been 95 degrees in the shade, but I didn’t mind. You do your part for the cause. Once you have grown up an Auburn fan, listening to Bear Bryant’s mumbled, almost incoherent recapitulation of a slaughter on Sunday television, you are ready for life — its disappointments, lopsided advantages, relentlessness and rare, sweet moments. You are ready to do battle with the devil. And here I am, the age of those embarrassing alums who used to show up for games wearing orange and blue for god’s sake, feeling a stirring because it’s the night before the season begins and this year could be different. So what if our cross-state nemesis is the reigning No. 1 team in the nation, picked by pollsters to remain No. 1 until the End of Time, when the Bear will call his son Nick Saban home? Experts could be wrong. Yes, I’m disgusted by the money spent on coaches while libraries languish and professors are underpaid, you betcha. And I think it’s obscene that the stadiums dominate both physically and emotionally entire campuses like the one here on East Alabama’s plains. Darn tootin’. But the night before the first game of the season I might as well be 18, rummaging through the closet for the 10th time, trying to decide if I can climb stadium steps in 4-inch clogs and how to wear my hair so that it won’t interfere with a chrysanthemum corsage. I am definitely part of the problem. As I turn a corner between the Cheese of Holland and an olive bar, an apparent student in a ripped T-shirt of the right colors wings me on the right and says, “excuse me.” And I inexplicably say, “War Eagle!” the way some old coot would. The kid has the graciousness to smile.


• Rheta Grimsley Johnson writes for King Features Syndicate.

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ACTIVE STOCKS NEW YORK (AP) - Friday’s prices for NYSE listed most active stocks: Sales High Low Close Chg AMD 229982 5.90 5.67 5.81 - .05 Alcoa .12 155991 11.37 11.13 11.17 - .06 AldIrish 83087 2.17 1.91 2.09 + .14 Altria 1.52f 135210 23.94 23.70 23.84 + .21 AEagleOut .44f 80143 14.50 13.72 14.34 + .89 AEP 1.68 52409 36.73 36.02 36.63 + .28 AmExp .72 73180 40.72 39.99 40.19 - .50 Anadarko .36 60662 54.30 52.30 52.91 + .63 AnalogDev .88 123398 28.52 27.45 27.93 - .88 Annaly 2.61e 100562 17.67 17.52 17.59 - .09 ArchDan .60 59544 32.74 32.22 32.72 + .87 BP PLC 72496 38.30 37.81 38.22 + .20 BakrHu .60 49811 39.61 39.01 39.39 + .36 BcoBrades .51r 65730 18.40 18.21 18.38 + .05 BkofAm .04 808805 13.66 13.51 13.55 + .05 BarVixShT 182596 18.89 18.50 18.54 - .40 BestBuy .60f 60346 34.02 33.50 33.88 + .32 BostonSci 205886 5.43 5.21 5.33 + .03 BrMySq 1.28 82132 27.10 26.72 27.05 + .18 CBS B .20 91484 15.59 15.03 15.50 + .45 CVS Care .35 54113 29.15 28.77 29.02 + .27 Caterpillar 1.76f 49982 71.56 70.37 71.26 + .62 ChesEng .30 98545 21.24 20.93 21.20 + .29 Chevron 2.88 80894 78.82 77.94 78.82 + 1.46 ChinaMble 1.85e67303 49.50 48.45 48.57 - 1.31 CocaCE .36 59236 30.32 29.89 30.17 + .41 CocaCl 1.76 86795 58.64 58.00 58.52 + .23 Corning .20 134603 16.42 15.95 16.08 - .22 DeltaAir 56547 10.82 10.46 10.54 - .09 DrSCBear rs 218322 32.47 31.33 31.88 - .30 DrxFBull s .15e200953 21.67 21.21 21.44 + .13 DirxSCBull 4.83e117642 40.40 39.01 39.66 + .35 Discover .08 49526 15.95 15.58 15.90 + .19 Disney .35 73188 34.28 34.05 34.15 + .07 DrPepSnap 1 75908 35.27 34.34 34.73 - .86 EMC Cp 139395 20.05 19.76 19.98 + .06 ExxonMbl 1.76 144131 61.48 60.95 61.20 + .15 FMCG 1.20f 72979 79.53 77.80 79.31 + 1.15 FrontierCm .75 133189 7.75 7.63 7.72 + .06 FrontierOil 65330 13.39 12.69 13.22 + .66 GenElec .48f 463664 16.08 15.81 15.98 + .07 Hallibrtn .36 118521 31.13 30.36 30.88 + .66 HartfdFn .20 108084 22.99 22.18 22.95 + .62 HewlettP .32 225342 38.83 38.08 38.28 - .54 HomeDp .95 73035 29.78 29.45 29.68 + .27 IAMGld g .06 49869 17.89 17.23 17.31 - .54 iShBraz 2.58e 72037 71.16 70.65 70.91 + .13 iShJapn .16e 140962 9.81 9.74 9.80 + .07 iSTaiwn .21e 71958 12.71 12.63 12.66 + .07 iShSilver 66047 19.62 19.36 19.42 + .10 iShChina25 .68e 95405 40.98 40.74 40.79 - .12 iShEMkts .59e 320741 42.34 42.07 42.26 + .15 iShB20 T 3.74e67595 102.70 101.85 102.32 - .47 iS Eafe 1.38e 101073 52.86 52.60 52.81 + .16 iShR2K .77e 421507 64.11 63.35 63.72 + .20 iShREst 1.81e 87220 53.27 52.64 53.04 + .21 IntPap .50 55372 22.45 22.04 22.39 + .34 Interpublic 66144 9.57 9.23 9.54 + .33 JPMorgCh .20 216280 40.25 39.67 39.76 - .34

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Obama: Politics hampering economy fix WA S H I N GT O N ( A P ) — Facing big Democratic losses in November, President Barack Obama blamed Republicans and election-year politics Friday for thwarting his efforts to do more to spur a listless national economy. He challenged Congress to quit squabbling and quickly approve “what we all agree on” — a reprieve for expiring tax cuts for the middle class. “Let’s work on that. Let’s do it,” he told a nationally broadcast White House news conference, his first since last May. Obama said his economic programs were helping, but “the hole the recession left was huge and progress has been painfully slow.” Noting the stubbornly high jobless rate, Obama acknowledged that many voters in the Nov. 2 midterm elections probably will blame him for economic hard times and could take it out on congressional Democrats. He said that “since I’m the


James Jr. said: “It gladdens my heart when someone tells me that I helped make their loss easier to bear.” I asked about the costs of a funeral many years ago. It was about $3, he said. Sometimes people would bring produce instead of money to pay for the funeral: “This was during the Great Depression.” The funeral home has often donated funerals during times of disaster, such as the tornado of 1953. “There was also a hurricane in Cary during the ’60s,” James Jr. said. “My dad and his brothers went to Cary to pick up bodies to bring them to Vicksburg because there were no funeral facilities in Cary. During such disasters, we charged nothing.” Asked about the future, James Jr. said, “ We will continue to carry on this tradition.” The funeral home is also operated by Ronald C. Regan. •

Dr. George R. Abraham is a native of Vicksburg and a former longtime educator, business manager and consultant. He is an author who contributes weekly to The Vicksburg Post and hosts“The Dr. George Show”on 1490 AM at the Klondyke in Vicksburg from 9 until 10 a.m. each Tuesday. He can be reached at

get us back into a mess, then I think the Democrats will do very well.” Polls suggest large-scale Republican victories and Democratic losses in the midterm races. Obama pressed his case for Congress to renew most of the tax breaks enacted in 2001 and 2003 under President George W. Bush that are set to expire at the end of this year. But the president and Democratic congressional leaders want to end the cuts for the nation’s wealthiest — households earning over $250,000 a year, or over $200,000 for single filers. Republicans want all the cuts extended, saying the economy is too fragile to be raising taxes for anyone, and some Democrats have suggested a compromise — extending all the cuts but just for a year or two. Obama suggested he might be open to “further conversation” down the road with Republicans.

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President Barack Obama listens to a reporter’s question during Friday’s news conference in the East Room of the White House. president and Democrats have controlled the House and the Senate, it’s understandable that people are saying, you know, ‘What have you

done?”’ Still, he said, “If the election is about the policies that are going to move us forward versus the policies that will

Stocks continue to climb on investor confidence NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks edged higher Friday, extending a rally that began nearly two weeks ago, as investors held on to their newfound optimism about the economy. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 47 points in very light trading. It was the seventh day of gains out of the past eight for the index. Treasury prices eased as traders

became more willing to take on risk. Stocks have escaped their August doldrums and moved steadily higher in September thanks to a series of encouraging signals on the economy. The latest came Friday morning with a report that wholesale inventories shot up in July, a sign of confidence that retail sales will eventu-

ally pick up. “It’s becoming more evident that confidence by consumers and the labor market is improving,” said Tim Speiss, chairman of EisnerAmper’s Personal Wealth Advisors practice. “It’s tepid; It’s weak; But it’s progress.” The Dow rose 47.53, or 0.5 percent, to close at 10,462.77. That’s the highest close since

Aug. 10. But it’s still only up 0.3 percent this year. Broader indexes also rose. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 5.37, or 0.5 percent, to 1,109.55, while the Nasdaq composite index rose 6.28, or 0.3 percent, to 2,242.48. Bond prices dipped. Oil rose $2.20, or 3 percent, to $76.45 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

Wall Street pay czar Rain Boots steps down from post Adults & Children WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has chosen a Treasury Department lawyer to replace pay czar Kenneth Feinberg, who stepped down Friday, ending a contentious 14-month tenure. Feinberg was accused of failing to act aggressively enough to recoup excessive pay for Wall Street bankers. He said in a final report that he thought his work had helped reform compensation policies. The administration says Feinberg will be replaced by Patricia Geoghegan. She will be responsible for setting pay guidelines for top executives at the four companies still getting exceptional assistance from the government’s $700 billion bailout fund. Those companies are American International Group, General Motors, Chrysler and Ally Financial Inc., the financing arm for GM and Chrysler.



Obama adviser gets promotion on team WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama elevated his longtime adviser Austan Goolsbee to chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers on Friday, sigAustan naling his Goolsbee determination to stand by an economic team that has faced criticism for the slow pace of the recovery. The 41-year-old Goolsbee takes over the council’s chairmanship from Christina Romer, who left the White House Sept. 3 to return to a teaching position at the University of California Berkley.

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Budget Continued from Page A1. streamlined. “I’m serious about that. What we’ve asked for, we haven’t gotten,” he said of the audit request. “We just can’t — and we will not continue to operate the way that we’ve been operating over there.” NRoute announced in late August it would be cutting Saturday service and two of its nine routes in an attempt to shore up an operating deficit before the end of the fiscal year. It operated as a city department at its outset in the summer of 2006, but has been operating independently since February 2007. NRoute Executive Director Evelyn Bumpers and the five-member NRoute Transportation Commission — whose members are appointed by the mayor and aldermen — oversee the transit system’s spending. The majority of its operating budget, which annually totals about $780,000, comes from the Federal Transit Authority via the Mississippi Department of Transportation. Shortly after the city’s budget was ratified by a split vote, Beauman also cast the lone dissenting vote against 2011 fiscal year budget for the VicksburgTallulah Regional Airport at Mound, La., because it represented an increase in city spending on the airport — which it equally funds with Warren County, Tallulah and Madison Parish. “You just can’t continue to spend money that you don’t have,” Beauman said of his vote against the VTR budget — which calls for each owner to contribute $46,478.50 toward operations in the coming year. “It’s just like with NRoute.” Earlier this week, Beauman also voted against jacking up spending on VTR in this year’s budget to $54,889.79, up $25,000 from the $29,889.79 the VTR board of directors had originally requested. Winfield and North Ward Alderman Michael Mayfield both said additional oversight of VTR is needed to keep costs from escalating year after year. The four municipal owners had each spent about $30,000 in operational costs since the airport opened in 1993 — until last year, that is, when the board of directors also asked for an additional $25,000 from each to pay bills near the end of the

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Leona Maria Burnett Services for Leona Maria Burnett will be at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with the Rev. MalLeona Maria colm O’Leary, Burnett S.V.D., officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 until 6 p.m. Sunday at Dillon-Chisley Funeral Home with Rosary at 6. Ms. Burnett died Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2010, at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland. She was 88. She attended Warren County Public Schools and retired from Broadlawn Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and had served as president of Trinity Nursing Home’s Residents Council in Clinton. She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Myra Burnett; her stepmother, Pearl King-Burnett; a son, Bobo B. Wince Sr.; three brothers, Henry Bur-

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On the agenda Meeting Friday, the Vicksburg Board of Mayor and Aldermen: • OK’d the property tax levy for fiscal year 2011, which begins Oct. 1. Millage rates will remain at 33.88 mills, with 22.79 going toward the general fund, 9.59 toward municipal bond repayments and 3.5 toward police and fire retirement funds. The rate has been unchanged since 1999. On a home valued at $100,000, taxes paid would be $358.80 at the rate. • Heard about upcoming events at the Southern Cultural Heritage Center from executive director Annette Kirklin. • OK’d naming a road, off the 2800 block of U.S. 61 South, Fog Drive, as requested by the VicksburgWarren County E-911 Commission. • OK’d a notice to proceed on Levee Street Depot renovations, with the project to begin no later than Sept. 27, and OK’d signing final contractor estimates for the work. The depot will be renovated to include a transportation museum and office spaces via a $1.9 million federal grant. A ribbon cutting is planned for 10 a.m. Sept. 22. • Gave the Combs Foundation the OK to draft and administer a Staffing and Adequate Fire and Emergency Response federal grant via the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Representing Combs Foundation, Elvin Parker said the city will seek “in excess of $1 million” for fire department salaries and equipment. The grant would require no matching funds, and the Combs Foundation will be paid a 5 percent administration fee if the grant is approved. • OK’d a change order with Arrowhead Enterprises LLC of Vicksburg for a National Resource Conserfiscal year. “The City of Vicksburg is committed to this airport... but we have got to get a better grip on its operations. We have got to be more directly involved,” the mayor said. At a glance The city’s spending plan approved Friday included some variations in department spending compared


vation Service project on North Frontage Road near the Travel Inn, reflecting a reduction in the project cost by $15,910, to $232,587. • Took under advisement a request from Neil Williams of The Pour House, 614 Clay St., to support his application for resort status from the Mississippi Alcohol Beverage Control. Resort status would allow The Pour House to operate and serve alcohol 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and Williams said new ABC rules require him to get formal application support from the mayor and aldermen, police chief, sheriff and two civic groups. The board said it would have its attorney and city clerk look into the matter before making a decision. • Received sealed bids for lawn maintenance of 38 city-owned properties from the following Vicksburg companies (bids are for one cutting of all properties): Grass Masters, $2,251.80; B&B Grass Cutting & Cleanup, $13,575; and Quality Cut Lawn Service, $2,090. • Received sealed bids for 21 line item concrete materials from the following: Delta Industries (parent company of Vicksburg Ready-Mix) and MMC Materials Inc of Vicksburg. • OK’d re-advertising for sealed bids on fire hydrant materials. • OK’d a general release form for property damage. Purchasing Director Tim Smith said the city will receive $3,004.74 from the insurance company of Electro-Mech Inc. of Jackson, which caused a surge in power during the installation of a generator at City Hall earlier this year that caused damage to TVs, printers and other electrical equipment. • OK’d an amendment to the memorandum of

agreement with the Mississippi Department of Archives and History regarding a $53,900 grant for exterior renovations of the Levee Street Depot. The city is seeking a one-year extension for the grant. • OK’d condition approval of tax abatement for property at 1205 Washington St., owned by Frank D. Mitchell and Stephen A. Dawson; and 1022 Monroe St., owned by Frank D. Mitchell. Tax abatements are granted for properties in the historical district on which significant improvements have been made. They ensure property taxes will not be raised for a set number of years after improvements are made to encourage development. • Gave the building and inspections department the OK to cut and clean the following properties found non-compliant with property maintenance codes: 2504 Dot St. and 2714 Drummond St. • OK’d an updated Water System Emergency Response Plan. • OK’d a claims docket totaling $1,316,858.07 In closed session, the board: • OK’d two inter-departmental transfers in the police department. • OK’d one termination in the water maintenance department. • OK’d one hire in the police department. • Accepted one resignation in each the police and fire departments. • OK’d two pay adjustments in the fire department. • Discussed personnel matters in the police and water maintenance departments. The board is scheduled to meet next at 10 a.m. Sept. 20, in room 109 of the City Hall Annex, 1415 Walnut St.

to the proposed budget presented at a public hearing two weeks ago. The increases and decreases are mostly reflected in the personnel and services categories, and include: • Administration — $4,281,518 in the approved plan, up from $3,601,189 proposed. • Police — $6,546,857 approved, up from

$6,149,020 proposed. • Legal — $470,557 approved, down from $583,141 proposed. • Fire — $5,384,204 approved, down from $5,565,290 proposed. • Ambulance — $2,353,877 approved, down from $2,583,253 proposed. • Building Maintenance — $726,081, down from $898,737 proposed.

Continued from Page A1. aldermen OK’d the final agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to accept the funding. “Something would really have to go wrong for this not to happen now.” Once the Corps, which is administering the funds via an infrastructure program known as Section 592, inks the agreement, the funding will be officially approved, Rainer said. He said the agreement would be sent to the Corps on Friday, and expects them to sign it in the coming week. “This is a very, very big deal,” Mayor Paul Winfield said after signing the agreement Friday. “We have very aged infrastructure that needs to be improved... and this is millions of dollars that we don’t have to pay to do it.” The city must match the Section 592 funding with $841,821, and plans to use charges from its water service to do so. Once the funding is in place, Rainer said the project will need to be designed and put to bid. He estimated that to take five to six months, with the nine-month installation to begin shortly thereafter. The project would see a 30-inch main installed from the plant on Haining Road east to North Washington Street, where it would head south toward downtown before running east up the steep banks near the historic Fort Nogales site. It would then be routed south beneath Fort Hill Drive and eventually tie into existing lines downtown. In total, 14,000 feet of 30-inch pipe would be installed. Meanwhile, an easement from the National Park Service is also needed, as part of the planned water line crosses through the Vicksburg National Military Park. Rainer said city officials have met with VNMP officials and that the chances of getting the easement “look good,” but stressed the NPS will have the final say. If the easement is not granted, Rainer said another route will be identified, which could delay the project. Though the city has roughly 10,000 water customers it serves directly, Rainer noted the existing main actually serves about 45,000 customers when outlying water districts that draw from the system are factored in. A second feed from the water treatment plant would prevent future disruptions in water service to the city if the current, single main is compromised. That happened in 2006 and was nearly experienced earlier this year. A land shift March 26 near the MV Mississippi at Jackson and Washington streets threw a 36-inch water main into jeopardy and nearly shut off water service to 90 percent the city’s customers. The Corps funded a $1.36 million rerouting of the line around the shift site via Main, Walnut and Jackson streets.

deaths nett Jr., Grant Burnett and James Burnett; and five sisters, Angie Burnett, Melinda Burnett-Cameron, Lubertha Burnett Bonds, Phyllis Burnett Brown and Grace Burnett Chapman. Survivors include one son, Billy D. Wince Sr. of Ridgeland; two stepsons, Wardell Wince of Vicksburg and Terrell Wince of Houston; four stepdaughters, Toya Wince Ford of Clinton, René Wince of Vicksburg, Riletta Wince Williams of Memphis and Thomasine Washington of Grenada; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Memorials may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 1512 Main St., Vicksburg MS 39183.

Order of the Eastern Star, Loving Friendship Chapter No. 20, Evergreen No. 3 Heroines of Jericho, Hagar No. 3 Ladies of the Knight, Eureka Court No. 4 Daughters of the Sphinx and the Warren County Sunday School Institute No. 1. Mrs. Durman was preceded in death by her husband, Tommie James Durman; her parents, Josh III and Ever-

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Essie R. Durman died Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010, at Covenant Health & Rehab Center. She was 88. Mrs. Durman was a retired educator for Vicksburg schools. She received a bachelor’s degree from Illinois College and a master’s degree from Jackson State University. She was a member of Mount Alban M.B. Church, where she served as a church mother, choir member and Sunday school teacher. She was also a member of social and civic organizations, including the


lyn Anderson Rucker-Bouie; twin children, Owemia and Owedia Durman; four brothers, Reason Rucker, Joseph Rucker, Mamon Rucker and Will Rucker; and three sisters, Mary Washington Frances Rucker, Gertrude Rucker and Rosia Rucker. She is survived by three sons, Maurice Durman of Anchorage, Alaska, Vincent Durman of Vicksburg and


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Almanac Highs and Lows High/past 24 hours............. 94º Low/past 24 hours............... 71º Average temperature......... 83º Normal this date................... 78º Record low..............55º in 1959 Record high............96º in 1887 Rainfall Recorded at the Vicksburg Water Plant Past 24 hours.........................N/A This month..............0.09 inches Total/year.............. 36.55 inches Normal/month......1.18 inches Normal/year........ 37.68 inches Solunar table Most active times for fish and wildlife Sunday: A.M. Active............................ 9:08 A.M. Most active................. 2:54 P.M. Active............................. 9:37 P.M. Most active.................. 3:23 Sunrise/sunset Sunset today........................ 7:15 Sunset tomorrow............... 7:14 Sunrise tomorrow.............. 6:44

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Iowa soldier to make history with top medal DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A 25-year-old soldier from Iowa who exposed himself to enemy gunfire to try to save two fellow soldiers will become the first living service member from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq to receive the Medal of Honor, the White House said Friday. President Barack Obama phoned Army Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta, on Thursday at the base in Italy where he’s stationed to tell him he’d be receiving Staff Sgt. the nation’s Salvatore Giunta highest military honor, Giunta’s father said. He will become the eighth service member to receive the Medal of Honor during operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. The seven previous medals were awarded posthumously. “It’s bittersweet for us,” said Steven Giunta, of Hiawatha. “We’re very proud of Sal. We can’t mention that enough, but in this event, two other soldiers were killed and that weighs heavy on us.” Giunta was serving as a rifle team leader with Company B 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment when an insurgent ambush split his squad into two groups on Oct. 25, 2007, in the Korengal Valley in Afghanistan, the White House said. Giunta exposed himself to enemy fire to pull a fellow soldier back to cover. He engaged the enemy again when he saw two insurgents carrying away a wounded soldier, 22-year-old Sgt. Joshua C. Brennan, of McFarland, Wis. Giunta killed one insurgent and wounded another before tending to Brennan, who died the next day. Giunta was previously awarded a Bronze Star and Purple Heart, among other medals. Giunta will be awarded his medal at a White House ceremony at a date yet to be determined. The president will also present the Medal of Honor posthumously to Staff Sgt. Robert Miller in a White House ceremony on Oct. 6.

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Security tight as Muslims mark holy month’s end CAIRO (AP) — Far from the din and controversy roiling interfaith relations in the West, Muslims worldwide thronged mosques, cafes and parks Friday in a solemn and joyful end to the fasting month of Ramadan. Authorities increased security in some countries due to fears that violence could intrude on the celebrations, but for most Muslims it was a day of peace, family — and most important food. Friends and relatives feasted on spicy lamb, kebabs and saffron rice, while smokers happily puffed on cigarettes in broad daylight as the threeday Eid al-Fitr festival got under way across the Muslim world. During Ramadan, the faithful are supposed to abstain from food, drink, smoking and sex in a dawn-to-dusk period of self-sacrifice to commemorate the revelation of the Quran to the Prophet Muhammad.

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A boy touches the head of a praying man Friday as Muslims in Lleida, Spain, mark the end of Ramadan. “It’s nice to be eating, drinking and smoking during the daytime,” said Jordanian banker Mutaz Kurdi, 37, as he walked his two children in an Amman park. “Fasting was difficult this year because of the summer heat.” Business was brisk for ice cream vendors in Baghdad, where children decked out

in holiday finery rode Ferris wheels at amusement parks and raced horse-drawn carts on traffic-free streets. Some boys battled each other with plastic guns, ignoring a ban on toy weapons imposed so children would not be mistaken for militants. Still, soldiers guarded playgrounds and public parks, and

additional military and police checkpoints were erected across the Iraqi capital — a reminder the country still faces near-daily bombings and shootings despite a dramatic drop in attacks. Ali Issa, a 41-year-old father of four from the Shiite slum of Sadr City, said Iraqis have little to look forward to this

holiday season, with prices on the rise and continuing political bickering. “The security situation is deteriorating and so is the economy,” Issa said. “This year, I only bought new dresses for my two girls while I asked the two boys to use their old clothes because I cannot afford new clothes for everybody.” In Yemen, authorities warned people to pray inside mosques and deployed heavy security after posters signed by alQaida threatened attacks. No outdoor prayers were held in two southern provinces after officials urged people to avoid large gatherings. War-weary Afghans marked the holiday with prayers for peace in mosques as well as family gatherings in homes. President Hamid Karzai urged the Taliban to lay down their arms and join peace talks — a theme so far unheeded by significant numbers of Taliban.

Iraq to pay $400M to Americans in Saddam-era settlements BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq has agreed to pay $400 million to Americans who say they were abused by Saddam Hussein’s regime, U.S. and Iraqi officials said Friday. The agreement, recently signed by U.S. and Iraqi officials, represents a significant step forward for Iraq and could bring an end to years

of legal battles by Americans who claim to have been tortured or traumatized under Saddam’s regime. But the deal is likely to anger Iraqis who consider themselves the victims’ of both Saddam and the 2003 U.S. invasion, and wonder why they should pay money for wrongs committed by the

ousted dictator. The American Embassy spokesman in Iraq, David Ranz, said the agreement “to settle claims of American victims of the Saddam Hussein regime,” was signed Sept. 2. He gave no details of the agreement, including who the specific claimants are or the dollar amount involved.

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Q: I don’t like the way my son and his wife are raising their kids. I don’t want to interfere, but shouldn’t I have a say in what’s good for my own grandchildren? Juli: There is an excellent chance that your son and daughter-in-law know that you have some concerns about how they’re raising your grandFOCUS ON kids. THE FAMILY Young parents harbor a lot of doubts of their own and quickly pick up the vibe when a close friend FOCUS ON or relaTHE FAMILY tive disapproves of their parenting. Your son and his wife are likely to be more defensive and withdrawn from you the more they pick up on your concerns. Whether or not you realize it, you potentially have a fair amount of influence in their parenting. They may even welcome your perspective and opinion — but only if they feel safe with you. Influence is a tricky thing. When you overreach with it, you lose it. A lot of parents and in-laws are too forceful with their opinions and unsolicited advice. This causes a young couple to distance themselves in order to ward off potential criticism. Your greatest influence is your presence with your son, his wife and children. Even if you never mention your concerns or offer advice, the way you carry yourself, show unconditional love, and the character you model will leave a tremendous impression. My encouragement to you is to build a trusting relationship, particularly with your daughter-inlaw. Find ways that you can genuinely compliment her as a wife and mother, remembering that motherhood can, at times, be an exhausting marathon. Show her that you care about her as a person, and as difficult as it may be, let go of your concerns for now. The day will come when she is desperate for a word of advice or wisdom. She’s far more likely to seek you out if you have built a trusting relationship than if she feels threatened by your disapproval. •

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Church at Bolton set for Sunday reopening By Rebecca Blackwell Drake For The Vicksburg Post

On Sunday afternoon, the Holy Eucharist will be celebrated at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Bolton. The Rev. Billie Abraham, rector of St. Alban’s Episcopal Church at Bovina, will officiate. The service will be the first at St. Mary’s since it closed a decade and a half ago. In preparation for the reopening of the historic church, members of St. Alban’s designated two work-days. Participants of all faiths came to help with the cleanup. Among those attending the first workday were Carolyn and Marty Mellon, former members of St. Mary’s, and Dan and Brenda Mashburn. Dan, a longtime member of the Bolton Methodist Church, recalled growing up in Bolton and going to school in St. Mary’s parish hall. “The Methodist, Baptist and Episcopal churches were like families in the community,” he said. Even after St. Mary’s closed its doors, Dan

If you go A service celebrating the reopening of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church at Bolton will be at 4 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. Billie Abraham, rector of St. Alban’s Episcopal Church at Bovina, will made sure that the lights on the cross above the entrance remained illuminated. “Only once did the lights on the cross go out, and that was when Katrina hit.” Abraham commented on the efforts of St. Alban’s and the Episcopal Diocese to reopen St. Mary’s: “Duncan Gray, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi, visited St. Alban’s several weeks ago and was not at all surprised that St. Alban’s had come forward with an offer to help revitalize St. Mary’s. The common denominator was an appreciation for history. “St. Alban’s is preparing to celebrate its 153rd anniversary on the last weekend of October,” Abraham continued. “St. Mary’s also has a long history, but it does

officiate. To reach St. Mary’s, take the Bolton exit off Interstate 20, and travel to the fourway stop. Take a left, and the church is on the left, next to the Methodist church.

not have an active congregation at this time. That is changing.” In response to St. Alban’s desire to help revive St. Mary’s, the diocese gave Abraham permission to reopen the church and celebrate the Holy Eucharist once a quarter. Assisting her will be Harvey Smith, a lay worship leader from St. Alban’s who will lead evening prayer once a month. “Terry and Charlie Brantley, members of St. Alban’s church and residents of Edwards, were responsible for getting the two churches together,” Abraham said. St. Mary’s, located in the heart of Bolton, is one of the oldest Episcopal churches in Hinds County. As early as 1855, Bishop William Mercer Green, the first bishop of

Mississippi, celebrated the Holy Eucharist in Bolton. Following the service, Green wrote in his journal, “The day was pleasant and I found, on my arrival, a large congregation of blacks as well as whites comfortably seated under the cotton shed. The crude extemporary seats were covered with clean cotton bagging and set on a triple tier of bales.” The cotton-shed service, even in its primitive setting, compelled local villagers to work for the establishment of an Episcopal church in Bolton. On April 8, 1872, members of the vestry signed articles related to the organization of St. Mary’s Church. Four years later, the church was built and the first service in the new sanctuary was held April 10, 1876, with

Green officiating. The Collect for the occasion proclaimed, “O most glorious God, whom the heaven of heavens cannot contain; Graciously accept the Dedication of this place to thy service; and grant that all who shall call upon thee here may worship thee in spirit and in truth, and may their lives show forth thy praise; through Jesus Christ our Lord Amen.” Green later made note in his journal: “Preached at Bolton in their new and beautiful church, which, though in an unfinished state, may claim, both in design and workmanship, to be an ornament to the Diocese, and a monument in praise of the taste and labor of the builders.” For over a century, St. Mary’s remained active as a church family and played an important role in the community. It was a sad day when the church closed. So, mark 4 p.m. Sunday on your calendar, and plan to attend the reopening of St. Mary’s Church.

Islamic college opens doors amid 9/11, Quran furor Zaytuna aiming to be first fully accredited Muslim school in U.S. By The Associated Press BERKELEY, Calif — Amid the uproar over the proposed mosque near ground zero in New York, a new Islamic college has opened its doors in California with plans to educate a new generation of Muslim-American leaders. Founded by three prominent Islamic scholars, Zaytuna College in Berkeley is a small school with five faculty members and 15 students in its inaugural freshman class. The school wants to become the country’s first fully accredited Muslim academic institution. Zaytuna College is opening at a time when fierce opposition to the proposed Islamic community center and mosque near the former World Trade Center has left many American Muslims

feeling under siege. Many mosques have boosted security ahead of today’s 9/11 terrorist attacks anniversary that some fear could bring trouble to Muslim communities. And the leader of a small Florida church that espouses antiIslam philosophy had threatened to burn copies of the Quran this evening. Zaytuna has generated little controversy in this famously liberal college town, but some conservatives question the founders’ motives. Frank Gaffney, president of the Center for Security Policy, a conservative think tank, accuses the school of seeking to indoctrinate students and spread Islam in America. “This is stealth jihad in the sense that it is about promoting in the United States

incubators for sharia,” the religious law of Islam, said Gaffney, who served as deputy assistant secretary of defense in the Reagan administration. Zaytuna’s founders dismiss such criticism, saying it represents the views of a small minority of Americans who don’t understand Islam. “I think Zaytuna College over time can help contribute to a healthier understanding of Islam by removing ignorance,” said co-founder Zaid Shakir, an Air Force veteran and California native. The college is seeking to “prepare morally committed human beings that can go out and make a difference in the world as Muslims.” Zaytuna, which means “olive tree” in Arabic, offers See College, Page B4.

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Zaytuna College co-founder Zaid Shakir, left, lectures during an Islamic history class at the Berkeley, Calif., school.


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church events Antioch Baptist Sunday services at Antioch Baptist Church and Unity Outreach Ministries (A Full Gospel Ministry), 1800 Poplar St., behind Jones-Upchurch Realty, begin at 9:15 a.m. with children’s church, followed by worship at 10 weekly. Tuesday prayer service is at 6:30 p.m., and midweek service/Bible study is at 7. Alfred E. Lassiter Sr. is pastor.

Baha’i Faith Services for Baha’i Faith are comprised of a devotional at 11 a.m. Sunday, followed by Scriptural Deepening at 11:30. The phone number is 601-415-5360.

Berachah Services at Berachah Church, 2918 Fisher Ferry Road, begin at 7 tonight with praise and worship. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m., followed at 10:30 by praise and worship and children’s church for ages 4-8. A nursery is provided for children as old as 3. Women’s Bible class is at 6:30 p.m. Monday. Awana runs from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, and youth service and Bible study are at 7. Second Watch prayer is from 9 p.m. to midnight Friday. Roger Cresswell is pastor. Visit

Bethel A.M.E. Services at Bethel A.M.E. Church, 805 Monroe St., begin at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday school, followed by worship at 11 a.m. Communion is each first Sunday. Wednesday Bible study begins at 6:30 p.m. Membership training is at 10 a.m. each Saturday before the first and third Sunday. Choir rehearsal is at 10 a.m. each Saturday before the fourth Sunday. Board meeting is each second Sunday after the service. The Rev. Quincy Jones is pastor.

Bethlehem M.B. Services at Bethlehem M.B. Church, 3055 N. Washington St., begin at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday school. Mattie L. Brown is superintendent. Communion is each fourth Sunday. Covenant meeting is at 11 a.m. each third Sunday. Bible class is at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Kevin Winters is musician. The Rev. Dennis Redden is guest speaker.

Bingham Memorial M.B. Services at Bingham Memorial M.B. Church, 1063 Green St., begin at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday school led by Dorothy Miles, assistant superintendent. Worship begins at 11 a.m. each second Sunday. Covenant begins at 10:30 a.m. each second Sunday. Worship and Communion are at 11 a.m. each fourth Sunday. Prayer meeting/Bible study begins at 5:30 p.m. each Wednesday. Youth choir rehearses at 7 p.m. each fourth Wednesday before the fourth Sunday and at noon each fourth Saturday. The Rev. James Archer is pastor.

Bovina Baptist Services at Bovina Baptist Church, 5293 U.S. 80, begin at 9:45 with Sunday school led by Jim Daquilla. Worship begins at 11 with the sanctuary choir, led by music minister Jerry Stuart, singing special music. Donna Harper is pianist. Bobbie Bruce is organist. Brian Parker is minister of students and education. Jo Sumrall is minister of children. The Rev. Jess Sumrall, pastor, will deliver the message. Evening services begin at 5 with mission organizations and youth and adult Bible study. Worship is at 6. A deacons meeting will follow. Wednesday night activities begin at 6 with a business meeting, handbells, youth Bible study and children’s

choir rehearsal. Adult choir rehearsal is at 6:45. A nursery is provided.

Bovina U.M.C. Services at Bovina Untied Methodist Church, 70 Bovina Drive, begin at 9:30 a.m. with a special time for children directed by Carol Farrar. The Rev. Lister Bowdoin is pastor.

Bowmar Baptist Services at Bowmar Baptist Church, 1825 U.S. 61 South, begin at 8:30 a.m. with classic worship. Lifegroups meet at 9. Creative worship for families, Stepping Stones (5-year-old worship), Kids on the Rock and youth worship begin at 10:30. Signing for the hearing impaired is available upon request during the classic and creative services. Call 601-636-2596 or visit

Bradley’s Chapel U.M.C. Activities at Bradley’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 13815 Oak Ridge Road, begin at 7 tonight with a back-to-school party. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m., followed by worship at 11. Youths will meet at 9:45. Music is led by Hope Raney. Earlene Alexander is pianist. Children’s church is led by Ann Grimshel. On Monday, UMW and UMM begin at 6:30 p.m. with a potluck meal and a Beth Moore Bible study. Wednesday night prayer begins at 6 at the home of John and Beverly Harris. The Rev. Harry Hawkins is pastor.

Bread of Heaven Services at Bread of Heaven World Outreach Center, 530 Mission 66, in The Salvation Army building, begin at 1 p.m. each Sunday. Greg Sabino is pastor.

Bypass Church of Christ Services at Bypass Church of Christ, 787 U.S. 61 North, begin at 8:45 a.m. with early worship. Bible classes are at 10, followed by worship at 11. Worship consists of congregational and a cappella singing and observance of the Lord’s Supper. Dr. Willie Nettle, minister, will speak at both services. Evening service begins at 6 with a special presentation by Robin Canon about outreach opportunities through World Bible School. Midweek Bible classes are at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. For transportation or a free nondenominational Bible correspondence course or home Bible study, call 601638-6165.

Calvary Baptist Services at Calvary Baptist, 406 Klein St., begin at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday school. Communion services are at 11 a.m. each first Sunday. Second Sunday events will feature breakfast at 9 a.m., Sunday school at 9:30 and worship with baptism at 11. Mission meeting is each third Sunday, covenant each fourth Sunday and worship services are each fifth Sunday at 11 a.m. Bible class is at 6 p.m. Wednesdays. Toni Green is musician. Nathaniel Williams is choir director. Johnny May Marble is choir president. The Rev. Rudy Smith is pastor.

Calvary Baptist Services at Calvary Baptist Church, 2878 , begin at 7 a.m. with Brotherhood Breakfast. Sunday school begins at 9:45, followed by worship at 11 with the Rev. Richard D. Williams delivering the message. R.L. Sigrest is worship leader. Evening activities begin at 4 with sanctuary choir practice, followed by discipleship training at 5 and worship at 6. ACTS senior adults will meet at 11:30 a.m. Monday. Bring side dishes or a dessert that will go with fried chicken. James Pickel will be

devotion “Blessed be the Lord God of Israel; for He hath visited and redeemed His people.” Luke 1:68 • Fanny Crosby wrote, “Redeemed, how I love to proclaim it! Redeemed by the blood of the Lamb; Redeemed through His infinite mercy. His child and forever I am.” Do you love to proclaim it? Oh, how I pray you do. • Issac Watts wrote, “Were the whole realm of nature mine, That were a present far too small: Love so amazing, so divine, Demands my soul, my life, my all.” Have you given your soul, your life, your all to this Amazing Love? • Jesus did not bathe this planet with His blood to have you serve the world, the flesh, and the devil. He died to make you holy. You are not your own. First Corinthians 6:20 says, “For ye are bought with a price; therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God’s.” Devotion written by Dr. Adrian Rogers in conjunction with Love Worth Finding Ministries. Web site: the special guest. GROW visitation begins at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Children’s activities, Youth-the-Gathering and prayer meeting begin at 6 p.m. Wednesdays.

Cedar Grove M.B. Services at Cedar Grove M.B. Church, 3300 Grange Hall Road, begin at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday school led by Jimmie Jefferson, superintendent. Worship begins at 11, and Communion is each third Sunday. Choir rehearsal is at 7 p.m. each Monday with Travanti Hill, minister of music, leading. Prayer meeting and Bible study is at 6 p.m. each Tuesday. Tuesday Night Live worship is at 6 p.m. each first Tuesday. Media Ministry meetings are at 5:30 p.m. each Wednesday. Children’s choir rehearsal is at 7 p.m. each fourth Thursday. Brotherhood Ministry meets at 7 p.m. each second Friday.

Christ Episcopal Christ Episcopal Church, 1115 Main St., will celebrate the 16th Sunday after Pentecost with Holy Eucharist, Rite 1, at 8 a.m. in the chapel and Holy Eucharist, Rite II, at 10 in the nave. Choir practice is at 9. Adult Sunday school begins at 9:10. Youth Sunday school will join the 10 a.m. service, during which child care is provided. Refreshments will follow. On Wednesday, the coffee/ Bible study will meet at 10 a.m. in the Sunday school building. A healing service will be at 12:15 p.m. in the chapel. A class of instruction for centering prayer is at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the nave. Call 601-638-5899 or visit christchurchvburg.dioms. org.

Christian Home No. 2 Services at Christian Home M.B. Church No. 2, 4769 Lee Road, begin with Sunday school at 9 a.m. weekly. Worship begins at 11 a.m. each second and fourth Sunday. Communion is each second Sunday. Bible study is at 6 p.m. Tuesdays. For transportation, call 601-883-0286 or 601-636-0419. The Rev. Johnny Hughes is pastor.

Church of Christ Services at Church of Christ, 1431 Ballground Road in the Oak Ridge community, begin with Bible study at 10 a.m., followed by worship at 11. Bobby Jones will deliver the message.

Church of Christ Services at Church of Christ, 3333 N. Frontage Road, begin at 9 a.m. with Bible classes. Phillip Hines of Hartselle, Ala., will be the guest speaker Sunday through Wednesday. The theme is God’s Will for Mankind. Sermons will be at 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sunday and at 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. On Wednesday, a ladies Bible class begins at 9:45 a.m. Call 601-636-4801 or e-mail for a free correspondence course or home Bible study course.

Church of Christ Sunday services at Church of Christ, 811 Culkin Road, begin at 10 a.m. with Bible classes. Worship is at 11. On Wednesday, a Bible class for all ages is at 7 p.m. Call 601-636-0141 or 601-5290904 for a free Bible study. Larry Harris is the minister.

The Church of the Holy Trinity, Episcopal The 16th Sunday after Pentecost at The Church of the Holy Trinity, Episcopal, South and Monroe streets, will be celebrated with Holy Eucharist, Rite I, at 8 a.m. and Holy Eucharist, Rite II, at 10:30. Choir rehearsal begins at 9:15. Adult Sunday school begins at 9:15 with the Rev. John Stone Jenkins speaking. Youth Sunday school classes begin at 9:30, and children’s Sunday school at 10:15. A nursery is provided from 9:15 to 11:30. A parish meeting is set for 8:45. Holy Cross Day, Holy Eucharist, is celebrated at 7 a.m. Tuesdays. The deadline for Wednesday supper reservations is at 1:30. Pilates begins at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. On Wednesday, a healing service begins at 12:05 p.m. Evening prayer begins at 5:35, followed by congregational supper at 6. Confirmation class and Daughters of the King begin at 6:30.

Clover Valley M.B. Services at Clover Valley M.B. Church, 7670 Mississippi 27 South, begin at 10 a.m. with Sunday school followed by morning worship at 11. Communion is at 11 each first Sunday, and Covenant is at 11 each third Sunday. Pantry donations are accepted at 11 each second and fifth Sunday. Fourth Sunday worship is at 11 with devotional services by the women’s ministry. Bible study is at 7 p.m. each Tuesday. Missionary workers meet at 6:30 p.m. each second Tuesday. Choir rehearsal begins at 5 p.m. Monday and at 11 a.m. each Saturday before the second Sunday. Call 601-636-6375 or 601-6382070.

Eagle Lake Baptist Service at Eagle Lake Baptist Church, Eagle Lake community, begin at 9:45 a.m. with Sunday school. Worship is at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. with Dwight Sibley, pastor, delivering both messages. WMU meeting begins at 5 p.m. Wednesday service begins at 6:30 p.m.

Eagle Lake U.M.C. Communion service at Eagle Lake United Methodist Church, 16682 Mississippi 465, Eagle Lake, begin at 9 a.m. with the Rev. Barbara Hite bringing the sermon. Fellowship time will follow. Sunday school begins at 10:19. The Eagle Lake Hi-Steppers

walk in the fellowship hall at 8 a.m. weekdays. Men’s breakfast begins at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday. The Redwood Homemakers meet at 10:30 at the Senior Center. Call 601-218-6255.

Ebenezer Baptist Services at Ebenezer Baptist Church, 2346 Grove St., begin with Sunday school at 9 a.m. Willie H. Smith is superintendent. Communion is each fourth Sunday at 5:30 p.m. The Rev. Willie J. Hardy will be leading the service.

Edwards Baptist Services at Edwards Baptist Church, 101 Magnolia St., begin at 9:15 a.m. with choir practice, followed by Sunday school at 10 and worship at 11. Bible study begins at 6 p.m. Services are led by the Rev. Roddy Reed, guest pastor. Special music is by Randy Brown. Bible study led by Dr. John McCall, interim pastor, is at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Curlee Green is minister of music. Linda Dickson is pianist. A nursery is provided and managed by Debby Best. E-mail Edwardsbaptch@, or call 601-8528141.

Faith Christian Center Services at Faith Christian Center, 1100 Main St., begin at 9 a.m. with Sunday school, followed by worship at 10. Children’s church and a nursery are provided. A men’s and women’s fellowship is at 5 p.m. each first Sunday. Intercessory prayer is at 6 p.m. Wednesday, followed by Bible class and teens ministry at 7. Dr. Ollie Hardaway Jr. is pastor. For transportation, call 601-638-1600.

First Baptist Services at First Baptist Church, 1607 Cherry St., begin at 9:30 a.m. with Bible study, followed by worship at 10:50 with Dr. Matt Buckles, pastor, delivering the message. Bible study groups are available, and a nursery is provided. Sunday school and morning worship for the hearing impaired are available. Equipping groups begin at 5 p.m. Celebrate Recovery, GriefShare, DivorceCare and Celebration Station begin at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Mafan Building, 1315 Adams St. On Wednesday, English as a Second Language begins at 8:30 a.m.; Mission Mosaic at 4:30 p.m.; and preschool and children’s choirs at 5. Church family time begins at 5:50. Adult and youth Bible study, RAs, GAs, Mission Friends and adult choir rehearsal are at 6:15, and family night supper is from 4:45 until 6. On Thursday, Medical/ Dental clinic will be open from 2 until 7 p.m. at the Mafan Building, 1315 Adams St. On Friday, English as a Second Language begins at 8:30 a.m. Celebrate Recovery will meet at 6 p.m. at the Mafan Building. Visit www.fbcvicksburg. org.

First Christian Church Services at First Christian Church, (Disciples of Christ), 3005 Porters Chapel Road, begin at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday school. Worship is at 10:45 with the chancel choir presenting the anthem. Jeffery Murphy will deliver the message. The Lord’s Supper is celebrated weekly. A nursery is provided. CWF Meals on Wheels is at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Choir and Christmas cantata rehearsal begin at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

First Presbyterian Services at First Presbyterian Church, Cherry and South streets, begin at 9:30 a.m. with worship led by the Rev. Tim Brown. Sunday school is at 10:45. A youth parents meeting begins at 1 p.m. Youth fellowship begins

at 6. The choir director is Sharon Penley. The organist is Barbara Tracy. Dorac Circle meets at 3 p.m. Monday in the conference room. Martha Circle meets at 7 p.m. at 110 Summerhill Drive. Boy Scouts meet at 7. On Tuesday, men’s Bible study begins at 7:15 a.m. Deborah Circle meets in the conference room; Ruth Circle meets at 2003 Highland Place; and Al Anon and Hannah/ Lydia Circle meet at noon. On Wednesday, Explorer’s Bible study begins at 9:30 a.m. Choir interns begins at 4:45 p.m. Supper begins at 5:15 in Mansell Hall. Adult Bible study, music/missions for grades 1-6 and deacons training begin at 6. Choir practice is at 7. Brass begins at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Gibson Memorial U.M.C. Services at Gibson Memorial United Methodist Church, 335 Oak Ridge Road, begin with the United Methodist Men’s Breakfast and Bible study at 7:30 a.m., followed by Sunday school at 10. The Dabney Bible class can be heard at 10 a.m. Sunday on WBBV 101.3. Worship is at 11. ReThink Evangelism study is at 6 p.m. Greg Hazelrig is pastor. Paul Ballard is worship leader. On Wednesday, JOY Group meets at 11 a.m. Midday Bible study begins at 12:30 p.m., and choir practice is at 7. Visit

Goodrum Baptist Services at Goodrum Baptist Church, 4569 Fisher Ferry Road, begin at 9:45 a.m. with Sunday school, followed by worship at 11 with a baptism service. Beth Moore Bible study begins at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday night Bible study begins at 6:30. Rick McDaniel will lead the music. Mike Pennock is pastor.

Gospel Temple M.B. Services at Gospel Temple M.B. Church, 1612 Lane St., begin at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday school. Prayer and Bible study are at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Women’s ministry meets at 6 p.m. Mondays. Worship and Communion are at 11 a.m. each second and fourth Sunday. Recco Owns is Sunday school superintendent. Bennie Slaughter, deacon, is assistant superintendent. The Rev. Walter Edley is pastor. For transportation, call 601-634-0759.

Grace Baptist Services at Grace Baptist Church, 729 Hankinson Road, begin with Bible study at 9:45 a.m., followed by worship at 11. The Rev. Bryan Abel will deliver the message. Hubert Stroud will lead the music. A spiritual gifts class and discipleship training are at 5:30, followed by worship at 6:30. On Monday, WMU meets at 7 p.m. On Wednesday, GAs, RAs and youth-adult Bible study and business meeting begin at 6:30.

Greater Grove Street Services at Greater Grove Street M.B. Church, 2715 Alcorn Drive, begin at 8:30 a.m. with worship. Fifth Sunday services begin at 10 a.m. The Lord’s Supper is observed each first Sunday. Children’s church and a nursery are provided. Bible school begins at 6 p.m. with Hour of Power Service each Wednesday before the fourth Sunday. A baptismal is each last Wednesday. On Thursday, Bible Class and fellowship begin at 10:30 a.m. Valet parking is available for the handicapped or senior citizens. For transportation, call 601-218-3911. C.J. Williams is minister of music. The Rev. Dr. Casey D. Fisher is pastor.

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Services at Greater Mount Zion Baptist Church, 907 Farmer St., begin at 10 a.m. with Sunday school, followed by worship at 11. Communion is each first Sunday. Youth ministry meets at 6:30 p.m. each second and fourth Tuesday. Youth choir rehearses at 6:30 each third Monday before the fourth Sunday. Prayer meeting is at 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday, and Bible study is at 7. The praise and worship choir rehearses at 6:30 p.m. each Monday before the first, second and fifth Sunday. The usher ministry meets each fourth Sunday following the service. The male chorus rehearses at 7 p.m. each Thursday before the fourth Sunday. Women’s ministry meets at 6:30 each first and third Tuesday. Recordings of worship services are available from Jesse Trotter. Transportation is available upon request. Call 601-636-0826 or e-mail Gregory Butler is pastor.

Hawkins U.M.C. Sunday activities at Hawkins United Methodist Church, 3736 Halls Ferry Road, begin at 8:45 a.m. with Sunday school, followed by worship at 10. UMW executive committee meets at 4 p.m. A nursery is available. Adult Bible study and children’s handbells begin at 5. Children’s activities and snack supper begin at 5:30. UMYF begins at 6. On Monday, Feeding the Homeless meets at 5:30 p.m.; a 60th anniversary planning meeting begins at 6; and Boy Scouts meets at 7. On Tuesday, Neighborhood Kids meets at 3:30 p.m.; finance committee at 5; and Discipleship NOW and prayer group at 6. On Wednesday, administrative council meeting begins at 5:30 p.m., handbells at 5:45 and chancel choir at 7. Adult Bible study begins at 9 a.m. Thursday.

Higher Praise Services at Higher Praise, 260 Mississippi 27 South, begin with Worship and the Word at 10:30 a.m. Chaz Bosarge is pastor. On Wednesday, Bible study begins at 7 p.m. Prayer and Praise is each first and third Thursday from 7 to 8 p.m. Judah Minstries for youths is at 7 p.m. each second and fourth Wednesday and is led by Renelle Bosarge. The first Saturday, Men of Destiny prayer breakfast is bimonthly at 8 a.m. Call 601594-0183.

Holy Cross Services at Holy Cross Anglican Church (Reformed Episcopal Church), 1021 Crawford St., begin at 9 a.m. with prayer. Bible study begins at 9:30. Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) begins at 10:30 with the Rev. Mark Bleakley officiating; baptized Christians may participate. Child care is provided. The sanctuary is located inside the former Sisters of Mercy Chapel. Fellowship rooms are accessible to the handicapped through the back gate on Adams Street. Call 601-529-4838 or visit

House of Peace Services at The House of Peace Worship Church International, 2372 Grove St., begin at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday school. Worship is at 11, followed by a new members class. On Monday, intercessory prayer begins at 6 p.m. On Tuesday, intercessory prayer begins at 5 p.m.; Bible class at 6; choir rehearsal at 7. Free tutoring is from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. Tuesdays. Perfect Peace is broadcast at 6 a.m. Sundays on WAPT16, at 6 p.m. Thursdays and Saturdays on Channel 17 and

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• Gibson Memorial U.M.C. — 11 a.m.-2 p.m., barbecue chicken dinner; $8; 335 Oak Ridge Road. • Mount Carmel M.B. — 11 a.m.-1 p.m., youth outreach program; 2729 Alma St. • New Mount Elem — 6 p.m., pre-anniversary celebration for the Rev. Dr. Leonard Walker and wife; hosted by youth ministry; 3014 Wisconsin Ave. • Pleasant Green Baptist —6 p.m., choir musical and piano dedication; the Rev. Herman L. Sylvester, pastor; 817 Bowman St. • New Mount Pilgrim — 6:30 p.m., 54th year appreciation service for Evelyn Jean Thomas; the Rev. Henry Williams, officiating; 501 N. Poplar St. • Zion Travelers M.B. — 5 p.m., Rainbow Conference; Alfred Lassiter Jr., pastor; 1701 Poplar St.

• Mount Carmel Ministries — 7 p.m., Glory Conference; 2015 Grove St. • Vicksburg Church of Christ — 7 p.m., God’s Will for Mankind study; Phillip Hines, evangelist; 3333 N. Frontage Road.

SUNDAY • St. Paul M.B. — 12:30 p.m., fifth anniversary of Dr. Michael R. Reed Sr., pastor, and wife; the Rev. Joe Harris, pastor of Pleasant Valley M.B., speaker; Pleasant Valley choir, guest singers; 1413 Elm St. • Vicksburg Church of Christ — 9 a.m., 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., God’s Will for Mankind study; Phillip Hines, evangelist; 3333 N. Frontage Road.

MONDAY • Vicksburg Church of Christ — 7 p.m., God’s Will for Mankind study; Phillip Hines, evangelist; 3333 N. Frontage Road.

at 6 a.m. Monday through Friday on WUFX-11. Linda Sweezer is founder and pastor. The website is

Immanuel Baptist Services at Immanuel Baptist Church, 6949 U.S. 61 South, begin at 9:45 a.m. with Sunday school, followed by worship and children’s church led by children’s director Ashley Coomes at 10:45. Discipleship training begins at 5 p.m., followed by evening worship at 6. On Wednesdays, prayer service, children’s classes for grades K-6 and youth services begin at 7 p.m. The adult choir practice led by interim music director Dale Yocum begins at 8. A nursery is available. Billy Brumfield is pastor. Jason McGuffie is associate pastor and youth minister.

King David M.B. No. 1 Services at King David M.B. No. 1, 2717 Letitia St., begin at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday school. Communion is at 11 a.m. each second Sunday. Choir rehearsal is at 6 p.m. each first, third and fourth Monday. Bible study is at 6 p.m. Wednesdays. The Usher Board meets at 11 a.m. each second Saturday. Creative Woman’s ministry meets at 9 a.m. each fourth Saturday. The Rev. A.L. Hines is pastor.

King of Kings Sunday services at King of Kings Christian Center, 4209 Mount Alban Road, begin at 9 a.m. with Sunday school, followed by worship at 10. Children’s ministry for ages 2-6 is Sunday. Ages 2-10 meet Thursday. Bible class is at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. For transportation, call 601-661-6444 or 601-629-7791. Willie P. Taylor is pastor.

King Solomon Baptist Sunday services at King Solomon Baptist Church, 1401 Farmer St., begin at 8:15 a.m. with “The Hour of Soul-Saving Power” with the Rev. R.D. Bernard delivering the message. The Praise Team will sing. Worship is at 10. The youth choir will sing. Child care is provided starting at 9:30 a.m. Children’s church/Sunday school is at 11. The message can be heard, live, at 11 a.m. on WTRM 100.5 and on WJIW 104.7 and KJIW 94.5 at 7 p.m. CDs of the Sunday message may be obtained by calling 601-638-7658 and leaving a message. Bible study is at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday and at noon Friday. For transportation, call 601-831-4387 or 601-6305342 a day ahead.

Lighthouse Assembly Services at Lighthouse Assembly of God, 1790 Sherman Ave., begin at 9:45 a.m. with Sunday school, followed by worship at 10:45. Debbie Quimby will lead praise and worship. Children’s church is led by Harry and Vickie Ogle. Evening service begins at 6. Wednesday night services begin at 6:30.

Lighthouse Baptist Services at Lighthouse Baptist Church, 1804 Sky Farm Ave., begin at 9:45 a.m. with Sunday school. Mike Sharp will lead the adult class. Women’s intercessory prayer is between Sunday school and the 11 a.m. worship, which is led by Dr. E.L. Sharp, pastor. Men’s prayer is at 5:30 p.m., and worship is at 6. Bible study and prayer service are at 7 p.m. Wednesday. A nursery is provided.

Living Word Baptist Services at Living Word Baptist Church, 2845 Clay St., Suite 13 (in the Emmich Building), begin at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday school and new members orientation. Worship is at 11. Morning Glory worship services are at 8:30 a.m. each first and third Sunday. Bible study is at 7 each Wednesday night. W.I.T.N.E.S.S., a women’s ministry, is at 10 a.m. each first and third Saturday. Man II Man, a men’s ministry, is at 8:30 a.m. each second and fourth Sunday. Dr. Stevie C. Duncan is senior pastor. Visit or e-mail livingwordbless@

Locust Grove M.B. Services at Locust Grove M.B. Church, 472 Stenson Road, begin at 10:30 a.m. with worship and Communion. The Rev. Robert L. Miller, pastor, will deliver the message. Communion is at 8:30 a.m. each fourth Sunday. Fifth Sunday worship begins at 8:30 a.m. Sunday school begins at 10 a.m., except for the second Sunday. Bible study begins at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays.

Mercy Seat Baptist Services at Mercy Seat Baptist , 5 Dos Casas lane, begin at 10 a.m. with Sunday school led by Grace Brown. Communion begins at 11 a.m. each third and fourth Sunday. Covenant is each third Sunday. Choir practice led by Mattie Lacey begins at 6:30 p.m. each Thursday before the third and fourth Sunday. Musicians are Shirley Coleman-Harris and Char-

WEDNESDAY • Mount Carmel Ministries — 7 p.m., Glory Conference; 2015 Grove St. • Vicksburg Church of Christ — 7 p.m., God’s Will for Mankind study; Phillip Hines, evangelist; 3333 N. Frontage Road.

SEPT. 18 • Greater Grove Street M.B. — 6 p.m., appreciation program for the Rev. Henry Mayfield; Dr. Casey D. Fisher, pastor; 2715 Alcorn Drive. • Pleasant Valley M.B. — 6 p.m., deacons ministry gospel singing; the Rev. E.E. Gibbs, pastor; 2585 N. Washington St. • Soul Saving M.B. — 6:30 p.m., state fashion pageant; Unique Banquet Hall, 4226 Mississippi 27.

SEPT. 19 • Mount Zion M.B. ­— 11 a.m., Women’s Day; the Rev. Peter Jackson, pastor; 245 W. Cypress St., Cary. • Mount Zion M.B. No.4— 3 p.m., Willing Workers Club 50th anniversary; the Rev. Joe Harris, guest speaker; the Rev. Henry Mayfield, pastor; 122 Union Ave. • New Rock of Ages M.B. — Noon, appreciation program for Dr. Michael R. Reed Sr., pastor; Elder David Bates Jr., speaker; 2944 Valley St. lie Gross. The Rev. Rudy L. Smith is pastor.

Mount Alban M.B. Sunday services at Mount Alban M.B. Church, 2385 Mount Alban Road, begin at 9 a.m. with Sunday school led by Leonard Knight, deacon and superintendent. Worship with Communion is each first Sunday; praise and worship are each second Sunday; youth service is each fifth Sunday; all start at 11. Praise and worship are at 10 a.m. each third Sunday On Wednesday, prayer/ Bible study is at 6:30 p.m. On Thursday, choir rehearsal begins at 6 p.m. Women of Faith is at 10 a.m. each second Saturday. The Rev. Henry Lee Taylor Jr. is pastor.

Mount Ararat M.B. Services at Mount Ararat M.B. Church, Eagle Lake community, are at 1:30 p.m. each second Sunday. Dr. L.A. Hall Sr. is pastor.

Mount Calvary Baptist Services at Mount Calvary Baptist Church, 1350 East Ave., begin at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday school, directed by Al Evans, superintendent. Worship is at 11 with Mincer Minor, pastor, delivering the message. Communion is each second and third Sunday. Services are at 8 a.m. each fifth Sunday. Children’s ministry for ages 1-7 begins at 9:30 a.m. in the annex each Sunday. Brotherhood meets at 6 p.m. each first Tuesday. Senior choir rehearses at 6 each Thursday. Ushers meet at 6 each Tuesday before the second Sunday. Wednesday’s youth Bible study and intercessory prayer begin at 6 p.m., followed by adult Bible study at 7. Male chorus rehearses at 6 p.m. each Thursday before the fifth Sunday. Junior choir rehearses from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. each Saturday before the first and third Sunday. The trustee board meets at 9 a.m. and deacons at 11 a.m. each Saturday before the second Sunday. For transportation call 601636-4999.

Mount Carmel M.B. Services at Mount Carmel M.B. Church, 2729 Alma St., begin at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday school led by Keafur Grimes. Worship and Communion are each first Sunday; Sunday school enhancement each second Sunday; worship and testimony service each third Sunday; youth services each

fourth and fifth Sunday; all are at 11 a.m. Wednesday’s Bible study/prayer service is at 6:30 p.m. Male choir rehearsal begins at 7 p.m. Friday before the third Sunday. Senior choir rehearsal is at 4 p.m. Saturday before the first Sunday. Youth choir rehearsal is at 1 p.m. each fourth Saturday. Mission Society meets at 3 p.m. at the church each second Monday and at 2 p.m. each fourth Saturday at Carmel Manor, 910 Bowman St. Dr. Franklin L. Lassiter is pastor.

Mount Carmel Ministries Services at Mount Carmel Ministries, 2015 Grove St., begin at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday school and new members training. Worship begins at 11 with Communion each first Sunday. Musicians rehearse at 5 p.m. Monday. Glory Conference 2010 begins at 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. On Wednesday, praise and worship choir rehearses at 5 p.m. Midweek Bible class begins at 7. Men’s Fellowship is at 7 p.m. Thursdays. Youth choir rehearses at noon Saturdays before the second and third Sunday. Exercise class begins at 8 a.m. Saturdays. For information or transportation, call 601-638-9015 or e-mail mtcarmelministri@

Mount Hebron M.B. Services at Mount Hebron M.B. Church, Bovina, are at 11:30 a.m. each first Sunday and include Communion. Willie J. White is pastor.

Mount Heroden Baptist Services at Mount Heroden Baptist Church, 1117-19 Clay St., begin at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday school, directed by Hilda Y. White, superintendent. Worship is at 11. Communion is each first Sunday at 11. Youth service is at 11 each second Sunday. Prayer meeting/Bible study is at 5 p.m. each Wednesday. Senior choir rehearsal is each first Saturday at 2 p.m. Youth choir rehearses each second Saturday at 12:30 p.m.; activities follow. Dr. Louis A. Hall Sr. is pastor.

Mount Olive M.B. Services at Mount Olive M.B. Church of Villa Nova, 210 Villa Nova Road, in the Oak Ridge community, begin with Sunday school at 8:30 a.m. and worship at 10 weekly. Communion is at 10 a.m. each third Sunday. On Tuesday, Bible study begins at 6:45 p.m. The Rev. Richard Hopkins is pastor.

Services at Mount Pilgrim, Freetown, begin at 10 a.m. with Sunday school. First Sunday services begin at 11 a.m. and are led by Gracie Daniels, evangelist. Communion is each second Sunday and worship is each fifth Sunday; both begin at 11 a.m. Bible class is at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. The Rev. Joseph L. Brown is pastor.

Narrow Way M.B. Services at Narrow Way M.B. Church, 522 Locust St., begin at 11 a.m. each first and third Sunday. Communion is each first Sunday. Bible class begins at 6 p.m. Wednesday. The Rev. James E. Williams is pastor. Call 601-218-8061.

New Beginning Services at New Beginning Full Deliverance Ministries, 1890 S. Frontage Road, Suite 2, begin at 9:15 a.m. with Sunday school, followed at 10:15 by worship. Christian Education class begins at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Wednesday Bible class begins at 6 p.m. A school uniform drive continues until Sept. 25. Gently used or new items will be accepted Mondays from 7 to 8 p.m. Apostle Clarence and Lavern Walsh are founders and overseers. Call 601-3010586.

New Dimension World Services at New Dimension World, 2011 Washington St., begin at 11 a.m. Sunday with worship. Sunday services can be watched live at Family Night Touch (question and answer Bible study) is at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Bishop George Tyler Straughter is founder and senior pastor. Call 601-4560215.

New Mount Elem M.B. Activities at New Mount Elem M.B. Church, 3014 Wisconsin Ave., begin tonight at 6 with a pre-anniversary celebration for the Rev. Dr. Leonard Walker and wife; hosted by youth ministry. Services begin at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday school, followed by worship at 11. On Tuesday, intercessory prayer is at 6:30, followed by Bible class at 7. Dr. Leonard Walker is pastor.

New Mount Pilgrim Services at New Mount Pilgrim M.B. Church, 501 N. Poplar St., begin at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday school led by Leroy Gillium, deacon and assistant superintendent. The following begin at 11 — second Sunday services; Covenant after Sunday school each third Sunday; and Communion services each fourth Sunday. Life Changing for Today’s Christian is set for 6:30 p.m. Monday. Minister Jacqueline Griffin, is instructor. Prayer meeting is at 6 p.m. Tuesday, followed by Bible study led by the Rev. Virdell Lewis. Senior choir practice led by Jean Thomas begins at 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday before the second, third and fourth Sunday. The usher board meets at 11 a.m. each first Saturday. Recordings of services are available from Lee Griffin, deacon, or by calling 601-6366386. The Rev. Henry J. Williams is pastor.

Northside Baptist Services at Northside Baptist Church, 4820 N. Washington St., begin at 9:45 a.m. with Sunday school, followed by children’s church and worship led by Dr. Frank Lescallette, pastor, at 11. A nursery is provided. Sunday evening activities begin at 5 with Kids Time, followed by Youth Explosion Continued on Page B4.


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church events Continued from Page B3. and evening worship at 6. Wednesday activities begin at 6:30 p.m. with Mission Study, men’s Bible study and GAs, followed by Bible study and prayer at 7.

Oakland Baptist Activities at Oakland Baptist Church, 2959 Oak Ridge Road, will run from 3 to 7 tonight with kids’ fellowship. Services begin at 9:30 a.m. with a devotional led by Ray Wade. Sunday school is at 9:45. Worship and children’s church begin at 10:45. Music is led by Lanny McCann with special music by Crystal Beard. Justin Rhodes, pastor, will deliver the messages of the day. Grandparents will be recognized during the morning service. A special donation dinner will follow. Children’s choir and evening worship are at 6. Youths will meet at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday, and Awana will meet at 6:30. Prayer service begins at 7. Circle of Friends will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday. A nursery is provided.

Open Door Bible Services at Open Door Bible Church, 4866 Mount Alban Road, begin at 10:15 a.m. with Sunday school, followed by worship at 11:15. Youth and adult classes are offered. E-mail, or call 601-6360313.

Pentecostal Explosion Services at Pentecostal Explosion Ministries, 2130 Washington St., begin with Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., followed by praise and worship at 10:30. Wednesday Bible study is at 6:30 p.m. Corporate prayer/ Bible study is at 7 p.m. each second and fourth Friday. Leonard and Paula Calcote are pastors. Call 601-636-4978.

Pleasant Green Baptist Services at Pleasant Green Baptist, 817 Bowman St., begin at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday school led by Ernest Walker, deacon and superintendent, and Elwin Johnson, assistant superintendent. Worship is at 11 a.m. each second Sunday. Communion is each fourth Sunday. Bible study is at 7 p.m. each Tuesday. Deacons and trustees meet at 11 a.m. each Saturday before the second Sunday. Herman L. Sylvester is pastor.

Pleasant Hill M.B. Services at Pleasant Hill M.B., 11170 Halls Ferry Road, begin with Sunday school at 10 a.m. weekly. Worship and Communion are at 11:15 each second Sunday. Worship is at 11:15 each fourth Sunday. Prayer and Bible study begin at 6 p.m. Wednesdays. The Rev. Joseph Brisco is pastor.

Pleasant Valley M.B. Services at Pleasant Valley M.B. Church, 260 Mississippi 27, begin at 9 a.m. with Sunday school. Communion service is at 10. A nursery for children as old as 4 is provided. On Tuesday, Shady Lawn Nursing Home ministry is at 6:30 p.m., and Bible Institute is at 7:30. The Rev. Joe Harris Jr. is pastor.

Port Gibson U.M.C. Sunday is the 16th Sunday after Pentecost at Port Gibson United Methodist Church, 901 Church St. Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. and worship at 11, with the Rev. David Harrison bringing the message. Disciple study begins at 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Thursday. Professional counseling is offered through Grace Christian Counseling Center, 907 Church St., or by calling 601437-5046.

Porters Chapel U.M.C. Services at Porters Chapel United Methodist Church,

200 Porters Chapel Road, begin with early worship at 8:30 a.m., followed by the Good News Discussion Group at 9:45. Sunday school is at 10. Traditional worship service is at 11. The Rev. D.R. Ragsdale will deliver the sermon, and Ken Warren will lead music. A nursery is provided for children as old as 5. Cursillo II will meet at 5:30 p.m., and Boy Scouts will meet at 7 Monday. Cursillo will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. E-mail pcumc_vicksburg. com. Call 601-636-2966.

Redbone U.M.C. Services at Redbone United Methodist Church, U.S. 61 South, begin at 10 a.m. with Sunday school, followed by worship at 11. The message will be We Know the Way. Thomas M. Shreve is pastor.

Redwood U.M.C. Services at Redwood United Methodist Church, 101 Redwood Road, across from Redwood Elementary, begin at 10 a.m. with Sunday school. Worship is at 11 with the Rev. Barbara Hite bringing the sermon. Lauren Whitaker and Jordan Lee will be acolytes. Christopher and Johnny Lee will be ushers. A nursery is provided. Adult choir practice begins at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Call 601-218-6255. On Wednesday, Redwood Homemakers meet at 10:30 a.m. at the Senior Center. Kidz Klub meets at 3 p.m. Adult choir practice begins at 6:30.

St. Alban’s Episcopal Services for the 16th Sunday after Pentecost at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, 5930 Warriors Trail, Bovina, begin at 8:30 a.m. with Holy Eucharist, Rite I. Choir practice under the direction of Joan H. Leese, organist and choirmaster, is at 9:45. Holy Eucharist, Rite II, is at 11 with the Rev. Billie Abraham, rector, preaching and celebrating at both services. Child care is provided at 11 a.m. Coffee and fellowship follow each service. Holy Eucharist will be celebrated at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Bolton at 4 p.m. Sunday with Abraham leading. Wednesday Holy Eucharist and Healing service are at 6 weekly. The Web site is www. The phone number is 601-6366687.

St. James M.B. No. 1 Services at St. James M.B. Church No. 1, 400 Adams St., begin at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday school led by Robert Hubbard, superintendent, and Walter Bell, assistant superintendent. Worship is at 11 a.m. each second and fourth Sunday. Communion is each second Sunday. Willie J. White is pastor.

St. Luke Church of God in Christ Services at St. Luke Church of God in Christ, 915 First East St., begin at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday school, followed by worship at 11. Evening worship service begins at 7 with YPWW Bible study. One Hour of Prayer is at 8 a.m. Saturday. On Tuesday, prayer/Bible study is at 7 p.m. A home and foreign missions Bible study is at 7 p.m. Friday, followed by an evangelism service each first and third Friday. Choir rehearsal is at 8 p.m. each second and fourth Friday. Elder Douglas Anderson is pastor. For transportation, call 601-638-0389.

St. Mary’s Catholic St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 1512 Main St., will celebrate the 24rd Sunday in ordinary time at 9 a.m. Daily Mass is at 6:30 a.m. Monday through Saturday in the parish chapel. Devotion to the Blessed Mother is at 7 p.m. each Monday in the

chapel. Choir rehearsal is at 6 p.m. each Wednesday. The Rosary is recited at 8:30 a.m. each Sunday before Mass. The Sacrament of Penance is at 8:45 a.m. each Sunday, or by appointment. Youth Mass is each fourth Sunday. The Rev. Malcolm O’Leary, SVD, is pastor. Call 601-636-0115.

St. Mary’s Episcopal St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 900 First North St., will observe the 16th Sunday after Pentecost with Holy Communion, Rite II, at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Denny Allman will bring the message and serve at the Eucharist. Coffee and snacks are available before and after the service.

St. Michael Catholic St. Michael Catholic Church, 100 St. Michael Place, will celebrate the 24th Sunday of Ordinary Time. Mass will be at 5:30 tonight and at 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday. The Sacrament of Penance is from 4:30 to 5 p.m. Saturdays. Daily Mass is celebrated at 8:30 a.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. At 2 p.m. each Sunday is a Eucharist service in Spanish. PSR classes begin Sunday. Call 601-636-3445 for information about the RCIA program.

St. Paul Catholic St. Paul Catholic Church, 713 Crawford St., will celebrate the 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time. The Sacrament of Reconciliation and Rosary are at 5 p.m. Saturdays. Vigil Mass is at 5:30 tonight, and Sunday Mass is at 10:30 a.m. Daily Mass is at 7 a.m. Tuesday through Friday. An Altar Society meeting is set for 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, followed by a meeting at 10 in Glynn Hall. Monday night Bible study is canceled. Call 601-636-0140 for information on the R.C.I.A. program, set to begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

St. Paul M.B. Services at St. Paul M.B. Church, 1413 Elm St., begin at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday school. Evelyn Byrd is superintendent and Roosevelt Kidd is assistant superintendent. Communion is at 11 a.m. each second Sunday. On Monday, Bible study is at 6 p.m. Choir rehearsal is at noon Saturdays. Dr. Michael R. Reed is pastor.

Shiloh Baptist Services at Shiloh Baptist Church, 926 Meadow St., begin at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday school. George Kennedy Sr. is superintendent. Communion service is each third Sunday. Covenant is each second Sunday. Bible study begins at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Dr. Willie Jones, pastor, is the instructor. Choir rehearsal is at 6 p.m. each Tuesday after the second Sunday.

Shiloh Primitive Services at Shiloh Primitive Baptist Church, Warriors Trail, begin at 10:30 a.m. with singing, prayers and a sermon. Elder Charles Holden is pastor.

Southside Baptist Services at Southside Baptist Church, 95 Baptist Drive, begin at 9:45 a.m. with Sunday school, followed by worship at 11 with Greg Clemts, pastor, speaking. Andrew Clemts, interim song director, and Jim Bowman, instrumentalist, will lead the music. Adult choir practice is at 4 p.m. and Bible study at 5, followed by worship at 6. Midweek prayer services are at 10 a.m. each Wednesday, and Bible study/prayer service is at 7 p.m. Call 601-631-0047, or visit www.southsidebcvicksburg. com.

Spring Hill M.B. Services at Spring Hill M.B.

Church, 815 Mission 66, begin at 9 a.m. each second and fourth Sunday. Youth ministry services begin at 9 a.m. each fifth Sunday. The Lord’s Supper is observed each second Sunday. Children’s church is provided for ages 2-15. Midweek Bible study begins at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Javelin Clark is music minister. The Rev. Reginald Anderson is pastor.

Standfield New Life Sunday services at Standfield New Life Christian Church, 1404 Lane St., begin at 10 a.m. with worship. Maximized Manhood begins at 5 p.m. each first and third Sunday. New membership orientation begins at 2 p.m. each second and fourth Sunday. Bible study is at 6 p.m. each Wednesday. Angel Food orders are monthly; call 601-638-5380.

Travelers Rest Baptist Services at Travelers Rest Baptist Church, 718 Bowmar Ave., begin at 9 a.m. with Sunday school, followed by worship at 10:30. Baptism is at 10 a.m. each first Sunday. A nursery is available, as is children’s church for grades one-sixth. Music is by United Voices of Worship. The deacons ministry meets at 7:30 p.m. each second Monday. The missionary ministry meets at 10 a.m. each first and third Saturday. The ushers and wellness ministries meet after services each third Sunday. Men of Purpose rehearses at 6:30 p.m. each first and third Monday. Youth tutorial meets at 7 each Tuesday night. Boy Scouts meets at 6:30 p.m. each second and fourth Tuesday. Bible study/prayer is at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Midweek Bible study/prayer begins at 10 a.m. Wednesday. Perfect Praise choir rehearsal is at 6 p.m. each fourth Wednesday. Inspirational choir rehearsal is at 6:30 p.m. each second Wednesday. United Voices of Worship rehearsal is at 7 p.m. each Wednesday. Call 601-636-3712 on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. Thomas E. Bernard is pastor.

Trinity Baptist Services at Trinity Baptist Church, 3365 Porters Chapel Road, begin at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday school, followed by worship at 10:45. Evening worship begins at 6. On Wednesday, The Gathering begins at 3 p.m. The Gathering and age-graded studies begin at 6, and choir rehearsal is at 6:45. The Rev. Ron Burch is pastor. Tim Goodson is minister of music and youths.

Triumph Services at Triumph Church, 136 Honeysuckle Lane, begin with pre-service prayer at 8:15 and 10:15 a.m. Worship is at 8:30 and 10:30 with Mike Fields, pastor, bringing the message. Kingdom Kids Church and a teen class are available. Celebrate Recovery begins at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University is from 6 until 8 p.m. Wednesday. Both are at the Koinonia House. Corporate prayer is at 6 a.m. Tuesday and 6 p.m. Saturday. Wednesday services begin at 6 p.m. and include Elevate Your Life classes, 24/7 youth ministries and Kingdom Kids church. A nursery is available for children as old as 3. Men’s fraternity meets from 8 to 9:30 a.m. each first Saturday.

Triumphant Baptist Services at Triumphant Baptist Church, 124 Pittman Road, begin at 8:30 a.m. with New Sunday Connection/ New Members Transition Classes at the Kings Empowerment Center. Partners in Prayer begins at 9:30 a.m. in the sanctuary, followed by worship at 10. Women’s ministry is at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the adminis-

tration building. Activities at the Kings Empowerment Center include aerobics at 6 p.m. Monday and Thursday and Bible study at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Mass choir rehearsal is at 7 p.m. Thursday at the church. Elders’ Bible study is at noon Friday in the administration building. Usher/Helps Ministry is at 4 p.m. each fourth Saturday at the administration building. For transportation, call 601218-1319, 601-638-8135 or 601638-8108. The Rev. Dexter Jones is pastor. The website is www.

WC Ministers Alliance Warren County Ministers Alliance meets at 9:30 a.m. each Saturday at the E.D. Straughter Building on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. The aim is to benefit ministers and discuss Sunday school lessons. Ministers and community members are invited. Robert L. Miller is moderator.

Warrenton Independent Services at Warrenton Independent Baptist Church, 829 Belva Drive, begin at 10 a.m. with Sunday school. Worship is at 11 with Marvin E. Curtis Jr., pastor, preaching. Junior church is during worship and is led by Scott Audirsch, associate youth pastor. Evening service is at 6. Wednesday prayer meeting begins at 7 p.m. The website is The e-mail address is

Wayside Baptist Services at Wayside Baptist Church, 6151 Jeff Davis Road, begin with Sunday school at 9:45 a.m., followed by worship at 11 with Jason Wooley, pastor, leading. Evening worship begins at 6. Wednesday prayer meeting/Bible study begins at 7 p.m. A nursery is provided Sunday mornings.

Westminster Services at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3601 Halls Ferry Road, begin at 9:45 a.m. with Sunday school. Worship is at 11 with Scott Reiber, pastor, preaching. Elder Jim Harrison will assist. Youth begins at 4:30 p.m. and Kid’s Klub is at 5. Evening worship begins at 6 with Reiber preaching. Mark Monroe will assist. Mary Claire Allison is choir director. Dr. Gwen Reiber is organist. A nursery is provided. Hannah Circle meets at 9:45 a.m. Tuesday. On Wednesday, bells begins at 5:15, choir practice is at 6, prayer/Bible study begins at 7:15 and Session begins at 7:45.

Wilderness Baptist Services at Wilderness Baptist Church, 5415 Gibson Road, begin at 9:45 a.m. with Sunday school. Worship is at 11 with Bob Conrad, pastor, delivering the message. Bible study begins at 6 p.m.. On Wednesday, old-time prayer begins at 6:30 p.m. A nursery is provided.

Woodlawn Baptist Services at Woodlawn Baptist Church, 2310 Culkin Road, begin at 9:40 a.m. with Sunday school, followed by worship at 11. The Rev. Kent Campbell is pastor. The Rev. Mike Barber is minister of music. Devin Rost is minister of students. A nursery is provided for children as old as 3. Children’s church is available for 4 years through second grade, following Sunday school. Morning services are at 11 on WBBV101.3-FM or Evening service begins at 6 with Youth Bible study and worship service. On Wednesday, early service begins at 10 a.m. Family activities begin with supper at 5 p.m. Reservation deadline is noon on Tuesday. Chil-

dren’s missions and music are at 5:40. Youth Underground Connections meet at 5:30. Worship is at 6. The sanctuary choir will practice at 7. Call 601-636-5320.

Worship Christian Center Services at Worship Christian Center, 3735 Fisher Ferry Road, begin at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday school, followed by worship at 11. On Wednesday, the Money Matters class begins at 6 p.m. Bible study begins at 6:30. The P.A.U.L. summer enrichment program begins at 5 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. On Saturday, praise practice begins at 9 a.m. G2R and 4-H youth activities begin at 10. Malcolm Goodman is pastor. Call 601-691-7727.

Zion Traveler M.B. Services at Zion Traveler M.B. Church, 1701 Poplar St., begin with Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., under the direction of Virginia Houston, minister and superintendent. Elbert Cox Jr., minister and assistant superintendent. The following activities begin at 11 a.m. — Communion each first Sunday; worship each second and fourth Sunday; women’s ministry each third Sunday; youth ministry each fifth Sunday. Choir practice is held on Monday after the second and fourth Sunday and Thursday after the first and third Sunday at 6 p.m. On Tuesday, intercessory prayer is at 6 p.m. Prayer meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday followed by Bible study at 6. Sunday school lesson planning meeting is each Saturday at 3:30 p.m. Alfred E. Lassiter Jr. is pastor.

College Continued from Page B1. an education that combines training in Arabic language and Islamic scholarship with courses in the humanities and social sciences. There have been other attempts to start Muslim colleges in the U.S., but those schools have closed or remained obscure. Zaytuna is housed in rented classrooms at the American Baptist Seminary of the West, just a few blocks from the UC Berkeley campus. “Religion is the main part of my life. I have religion and then everything else comes around that,” said Sumaya Mehai, 21. The college is working toward earning accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, one of six regional accrediting associations in the U.S., a process that is expected to take four to eight years. The three founders of the school are all leading Islamic scholars. Hatem Bazian is a Palestinian-Ameircan who teaches Islamic studies at the University of California, Berkeley. Shakir and Hamza Yusuf are American converts who spent years studying Islam overseas before becoming scholars in the U.S.

O REBELLIOUS ONES! My forbearance hath emboldened you and My long-suffering hath made you negligent, in such wise that ye have spurred on the fiery charger of passion into perilous ways that lead unto destruction. Have ye thought Me heedless or that I was unaware? Baha’u’llah 601-415-5360 • 1-800-22UNITE

Millsaps at LaGrange / 1 p.m. Miss.Valley St. at S. Carolina St. / 6 p.m.

college gameday ole miss at tulane 8 p.m.

Belhaven at Miss. College / 6 p.m. Jackson St. at Tennessee St. / 6 p.m.

Southern miss hosts prairie view a&M 6 p.m.

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LOUiSIANA STATE at vanderbilt 6 P.M.

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Ole Miss QB Nathan Stanley

SPORTS Satu rday, Sep tember 11, 2010 • SE C TI O N C PUZZLES C5 | CLASSIFIEDS C6

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TODAY’S GAMES ON TV 11 a.m. ESPN - San Jose State at Wisconsin 11 a.m. ESPN2 - Georgia at South Carolina 11 a.m. FSN - Georgia Tech at Kansas 2:30 p.m. ABC - Florida State at Oklahoma 2:30 p.m. ESPN - Miami at Ohio State 2:30 p.m. ESPN2 - Iowa State at Iowa 2:30 p.m. FSN - Colorado at California 2:30 p.m. NBC - Michigan at Notre Dame 6 p.m. ESPN - Penn St. at Alabama 6 p.m. ESPN2 - Oregon at Tennessee Complete TV schedule on C2

Flames roast Eagles Getting defensive

By Ernest Bowker

Rebel defense aims for redemption. Story/C3

FLOWOOD — There have been plenty of people who have looked at University Christian’s Michael Brinson and wondered why, at 6-foot-4 and 250 pounds, University he’s Christian 37, playing PCA 19 fullback

Better output The Southern Miss offense wants to convert in the red zone. Story/C3

SCHEDULE PREP SWIMMING St. Aloysius Invitational at City Pool, 11 a.m.


6:30 p.m. ABC - The annual night race at Richmond will offer plenty of shorttrack action for the Sprint Cup Series.



Tallulah Academy running back rushed for 253 yards and two touchdowns in a 46-39 win over Baton Rouge Christian.

SIDELINES Zvonareva reaches U.S. Open finals

NEW YORK (AP) — Vera Zvonareva reached her second straight Grand Slam final, beating topseeded Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 6-3 in the U.S. Open on Friday. The 20-year-old Wozniacki made her first major final at Flushing Meadows in 2009 and had been dominant in her run this year. She lost just 17 games in advancing to the semifinals, the fewest since Serena Williams dropped 14 in 2002. But Zvonareva knocked Wozniacki off rhythm with powerful serves and assertive play, as the wind again made for difficult play at Arthur Ashe Stadium. The seventh-seeded Russian had five aces, and she won 70 percent of points on her first serve and 13 of 17 points at the net.


La. Pick 3: 5-5-4 La. Pick 4: 6-9-2-7 Weekly results:C2

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Warren Central linebacker Given Breckinridge wraps up Natchez running back Joe Bruce Friday. Natchez won 29-10.

Bulldogs bulldoze Vikings By Steve Wilson Football is a game about imposition of will. Coaches love to talk about it. Natchez did exactly that on Friday night, dominating the third quarter with two long drives to earn a 29-10 victory over Warren Central on Friday. The third quarter was the turning point, as quarterback Javon Washington and the offense, clinging to a 14-7 lead, took command thanks to domination at the point of attack. “We’ve had instances of where we’re able to do that and we’re proud of our guys up front,” Natchez coach Lance Reed said. “Our guys were able to be physical up

prep football Natchez 29, Warren Central 10 Records: Natchez (4-0), Warren Central (1-3) The skinny: Natchez took command with two long drives in the third quarter Up next: Bye week for Warren Central front and take charge.” The Bulldogs (4-0) took advantage of a shanked punt at the WC 49. Washington hit Damion Williams for a 39-yard gain, Kevin Bailey took a handoff eight yards and Washington capped the drive with a 10-yard option keeper off a zone read. WC punter Devon Bell

ripped a 40-yard punt that rolled out of bounds at the Natchez 18. But the Bulldog offense went to work, as Washington hit 3-of-4 passes on the drive and Bailey piled up carry after carry on an 11-play, 82-yard march. Williams took the jet sweep handoff 11 yards to paydirt to give Natchez a commanding 26-7 lead with 1:27 remaining in the third quarter. “This is very disappointing,” first-year Warren Central coach Josh Morgan said. “This was a game we felt we could win and we had our opportunities. We just didn’t take advantage.” It was a career night for Natchez’s four-year starter at quarterback. Washington completed 14-of-23 passes for 208 yards

and one touchdown, a 5-yard bubble screen to Trevon Chatman in the first quarter. On the ground, the senior quarterback rushed eight times for 119 yards and two scores. “He’s the top prospect in the state and that’s why,” Morgan said about Washington. A costly loss for the Vikings going forward could be the loss of running back Shonn Jackson, who left in the first series of the third quarter after hearing a pop in his left knee. Jackson finished with 83 yards on nine carries with one score, a 43-yard carry in the second quarter. “We’re hoping for good news for him, his family and our football team,” Morgan said.

Records: instead of on the Universioffensive ty Christian (3-1), PCA line. Friday (2-2) night The skinagainst ny: Michael Porters Brinson rolls Chapel, for 176 yards he and three showed TDs for the why. Flames BrinUp next: son ran PCA at Trinity for 176 yards and three touchdowns on only 10 carries, leading University Christian to a 37-19 win that boosted its playoff hopes and dealt PCA a staggering blow. With only three teams in District 5-A, PCA must now beat Russell Christian on Oct. 1 and Newton County Academy in the season finale on Oct. 29 to reach the postseason for the seventh consecutive season. “It’s very frustrating,” PCA coach John Weaver said. “We had a good gameplan. I thought we had a really good shot at this one. I thought we could take one from them and it backfired.” University Christian’s linemen manhandled PCA (2-2, 0-1 District 5-A) on both sides of the ball. In addition to Brinson’s total, K’Shun Evans ran for 99 yards and a touchdown, and quarterback

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Two interceptions prove costly for St. Al Gators By Jeff Byrd MADISON — Two interception returns for touchdowns within a 16-second span cost the St. Aloysius Flashes the Strauss-Stallings trophy in its annual game with Madison-St. Joe, 21-6. The Flashes (2-2) were down just 7-6 with two minutes to play and had just picked up a first down on a fourth-down play at its own 41. Flashes coach B.J. Smithhart brought in reserve quarterback Carlisle Koestler in a bid to pace the offense in the two-minute drill after grinding out on first down. But Koestler’s first pass went too long and St. Joseph’s Jonathan Willis intercepted it at the 40 and returned it 60 yards for a touchdown with

Madison St. Joe 21, St. Al 6 Records: St. Al (2-2), Madison St. Joe (2-2) Skinny: Two interception returns for scores in a 16-second span cost St. Al in the Strauss-Stallings trophy game Next: St. Al has an open date 1:35 left in the game. Sixteen seconds later, Ford Biedenharn had his pass picked off at the St. Al 25 by Brett Burgess and he too, returned it for a score to cap the Bruins’ 21-6 win. St. Joe quarterback Peyton Willoughby said the win was huge for the Bruins. “This may be a bigger rivalry for us than St. Andrews is,” Willoughby

said. “We really wanted to get the trophy back. It was struggle. St. Al played really tough on defense. It was hard to get going.” Turnovers were the story. There were 10 in all. St. Al had six. Three passes were intercepted by the Bruins and there were three lost fumbles. St. Joe lost two fumbles and Willoughby was picked off twice. “I thought our defense played hard,” Smithhart said. “We just had those pick sixes in that one minute late in the game and that cost us. We’re just going through growing pains right now.” St. Al’s score came on the last play of the third quarter when Carlton Campbell busted through for a 51-yard touchdown run. The tying PAT, however, was blocked to

leave the score at 7-6. The St. Al defense stopped the Bruins on a third-and-one with three minutes to play to get one last chance. John Austin Jones came up with the two-yard loss to force the punt. But the two interceptions thwarted any comeback plans. Madison St. Joe scored in the second quarter on a 3-yard run by David Lemoine to cap a 59-yard drive. Blaine Jones had the PAT kick for a 7-0 lead with 6:37 left in the second quarter. Ford Biedenharn and Campbell each finished with 91 yards each to lead St. Al’s attack. Koestler was 5-of-9 passing for 77 yards. Willoughby was 7-of-18 for 77 yards as the Bruins were outgained 277 to 204.

fall to Chiefs From staff reports The good news? Vicksburg doubled its point total this season. The bad news? The Gators came out on the wrong end of a 38-14 loss to defending Class 3A champions Tylertown in Tylertown on Friday night. Vicksburg falls to 0-4 this season The Gators continue nondivision play as they travel to Lawrence County Friday at 7:30 p.m.


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BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AUTO RACING 6 a.m. Speed - Formula One, qualifying for Italian Grand Prix 1 p.m. Speed - Rolex Sports Car Series, Utah 250 6:30 p.m. ABC - NASCAR, Sprint Cup Series, Air Guard 400 BASKETBALL 11 a.m. ESPN CLASSIC - FIBA, World Championship, semifinal, Lithuania vs. United States 1:30 p.m. ESPN CLASSIC - FIBA, World Championship, semifinal, Turkey vs. Serbia BOXING 9 p.m. HBO - Lightweights, Anthony Peterson (30-0-0) vs. Brandon Rios (24-0-0); WBA champion Yuriorkis Gamboa (18-0-0) vs. IBF champion Orlando Salido (34-10-0), for WBA/ IBF featherweight title GOLF 7:30 a.m. TGC - European PGA Tour, The KLM Open 11 a.m. NBC - PGA Tour, BMW Championship, 3 p.m. TGC - LPGA, NW Arkansas Championship MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 3 p.m. Fox - St. Louis at Atlanta 6 p.m. WGN - Kansas City at Chicago White Sox SOCCER 8:55 a.m. ESPN2 - Premier League, West Ham vs. Chelsea TENNIS 11 a.m. CBS - U.S. Open, men’s semifinals 7 p.m. CBS - U.S. Open, women’s championship match


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NASCAR Harvick wins Nationwide race RICHMOND, Va. — Kevin Harvick passed Brad Keselowski for the lead with just over 50 laps to go Friday night and won the NASCAR Nationwide Series race for his third victory of the season and 37th overall. Keselowski fell just short in an otherwise remarkable performance. The series points leader went two laps down after a pit road problem before the midpoint of the 250-lap event at Richmond International Raceway. But he was back up to third when a caution flag came out with 46 laps to go. He was still third after the leaders all pitted, but spent the last 10 laps within a few car lengths of the leader. “We just weren’t good enough to beat Kevin legit tonight,” he said. Harvick slapped the wall at one point with Keselowski right behind him, but held on. “The way the lapped traffic fell just wasn’t real good for us, and then I got a little aggressive with the throttle and got the thing sideways,” he said of his contact with the safer barrier. “You can’t hardly tell the thing hit the wall, and hit it pretty hard.” Keselowski said he saved his tires for one final late push, but was still pleased. “To come back and get to the front and have a chance for the win, that’s the sign of a really strong team,” he said after padding his lead over Carl Edwards to 373 points with eight races remaining in the season. Kyle Busch is third, now 583 points behind.


BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Sept. 11 1985 — Pete Rose of the Cincinnati Reds becomes the all-time hit leader with his 4,192nd hit, breaking Ty Cobb’s record. Rose lines a 2-1 pitch off San Diego pitcher Eric Show to left-center field for a single in the first inning. It’s the 57th anniversary of Ty Cobb’s last game in the majors. 1994 — Andre Agassi wins the U.S. Open with a three-set victory over Michael Stich and becomes the first unseeded player to beat five seeded players in a Grand Slam and the first unseeded champion since Fred Stolle in 1966. 2001 — Sports come to a standstill in the wake of terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, with major league baseball postponing a full schedule of regular-season games for the first time since D-Day in 1944. 2005 — Drew Bledsoe becomes the 10th player in NFL history to throw for 40,000 yards in a career, leading Dallas to a 28-24 win over San Diego in his debut with the team.

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Second, Bill Welke; Third, Mike DiMuro. T—3:04. A—40,656 (49,743).

American League East Division

W New York.......................87 Tampa Bay....................85 Boston...........................78 Toronto..........................72 Baltimore.......................54

L 53 55 62 69 87

Central Division

W Minnesota......................83 Chicago.........................78 Detroit............................71 Cleveland.......................58 Kansas City...................57

L 58 63 71 83 83

West Division

W Texas.............................77 Oakland.........................69 Los Angeles..................67 Seattle...........................55

L 63 70 73 85

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Friday’s Games Baltimore 6, Detroit 3 Cleveland 2, Minnesota 0 Tampa Bay 9, Toronto 8 N.Y. Yankees at Texas, 7:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox 4, Kansas City 3 Boston at Oakland, 9:05 p.m. Seattle at L.A. Angels, 9:05 p.m. Today’s Games Tampa Bay (W.Davis 11-9) at Toronto (R.Romero 12-8), 12:07 p.m. Baltimore (Guthrie 9-13) at Detroit (Scherzer 10-9), 6:05 p.m. Kansas City (Davies 7-9) at Chicago White Sox (E.Jackson 3-0), 6:05 p.m. Minnesota (Blackburn 9-9) at Cleveland (C.Carrasco 0-0), 6:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (A.J.Burnett 10-13) at Texas (Tom. Hunter 12-3), 7:05 p.m. Boston (Lackey 12-9) at Oakland (Bre.Anderson 4-6), 8:05 p.m. Seattle (F.Hernandez 11-10) at L.A. Angels (E.Santana 15-9), 8:05 p.m. Sunday’s Games Baltimore at Detroit, 12:05 p.m. Minnesota at Cleveland, 12:05 p.m. Tampa Bay at Toronto, 12:07 p.m. Kansas City at Chicago White Sox, 1:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees at Texas, 2:05 p.m. Seattle at L.A. Angels, 2:35 p.m. Boston at Oakland, 3:05 p.m. Monday’s Games Oakland at Kansas City, 2:10 p.m. Toronto at Baltimore, 6:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa Bay, 6:10 p.m. Boston at Seattle, 9:10 p.m.

National League East Division

W Philadelphia...................82 Atlanta...........................81 Florida............................71 New York.......................69 Washington....................60

L 60 61 69 72 81

Central Division

W Cincinnati.......................80 St. Louis........................73 Houston.........................67 Milwaukee......................65 Chicago.........................61 Pittsburgh......................47

L 61 66 74 75 80 93

West Division

W San Diego.....................79 San Francisco...............79 Colorado........................77 Los Angeles..................70 Arizona..........................57

L 60 62 64 72 84

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Friday’s Games Florida 3, Washington 1 Philadelphia 8, N.Y. Mets 4 Cincinnati 4, Pittsburgh 3, 12 innings Atlanta 8, St. Louis 6 L.A. Dodgers 4, Houston 2, 11 innings Chicago Cubs 4, Milwaukee 0 Colorado 13, Arizona 4 San Francisco at San Diego, 9:05 p.m. Today’s Games Florida (Ani.Sanchez 11-9) at Washington (Marquis 2-7), 12:05 p.m. Philadelphia (K.Kendrick 9-8) at N.Y. Mets (Pelfrey 13-9), 3:10 p.m. San Francisco (Bumgarner 5-4) at San Diego (Stauffer 3-3), 3:10 p.m. St. Louis (Westbrook 1-3) at Atlanta (Hanson 9-11), 3:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Ely 4-7) at Houston (W.Rodriguez 11-12), 6:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs (Dempster 12-10) at Milwaukee (Ra. Wolf 11-10), 6:10 p.m. Pittsburgh (Morton 1-11) at Cincinnati (Volquez 3-2), 6:10 p.m. Arizona (R.Lopez 5-13) at Colorado (Jimenez 18-6), 7:10 p.m. Sunday’s Games Philadelphia at N.Y. Mets, 12:10 p.m. Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, 12:10 p.m. Florida at Washington, 12:35 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at Houston, 1:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee, 1:10 p.m. Arizona at Colorado, 2:10 p.m. San Francisco at San Diego, 3:05 p.m. St. Louis at Atlanta, 7:05 p.m. Monday’s Games Arizona at Cincinnati, 6:10 p.m. Philadelphia at Florida, 6:10 p.m. Pittsburgh at N.Y. Mets, 6:10 p.m. Washington at Atlanta, 6:10 p.m. Milwaukee at Houston, 7:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs at St. Louis, 7:15 p.m. San Diego at Colorado, 7:40 p.m.


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Friday’s Mississippi Scores Aberdeen 60, Amory 12 Adams Christian 41, Wilkinson County Christian Academy 32 Amanda Elzy 18, Lewisburg 14 Arnold, Fla. 41, Amite County 12 Belmont 60, Thrasher 13 Benton Aca. 46, Hebron Christian 0 Brentwood Academy, Tenn. 46, Olive Branch 14 Brookhaven Aca. 41, Amite School 8 Calhoun City 48, Vardaman 0 Calvary Christian 36, Mt. Salus 6 Center Hill 12, Horn Lake 7 Central Academy 40, Briarfield, La. 32 Central Hinds Aca. 42, Bowling Green, La. 0 Centreville Aca. 41, Silliman, La. 12 Choctaw Central 33, Cherokee, N.C. 28 Clinton 40, Provine 13 Collins 20, Magee 14 Cordova, Tenn. 21, DeSoto Central 0 Deer Creek School 32, Strider Aca. 6 Durant 49, Coffeeville 0 East Rankin Aca. 49, Canton Aca. 14 East Webster 52, Houlka 0 Ethel 13, Edinburg 12 Eupora 40, Bruce 28 Forest 43, Kemper County 0 Forrest Co. AHS 41, St. Martin 7 Franklin Co. 20, South Pike 6 Gautier 37, Columbia 21 Harrison Central 35, Springfield, La. 19 Heidelberg Academy 28, Hillcrest Christian 15 Hinds AHS 22, Raymond 17 Houston 39, Ackerman 19 ICCE 51, Calhoun Aca. 20 Independence 34, Strayhorn 7 Jackson Aca. 38, Madison-Ridgeland Aca. 14 Jefferson County 44, Crystal Springs 6 Kemper Aca. 44, Delta Aca. 0 Lafayette 28, Itawamba 6 Lamar School 22, Heritage Aca. 14 Leake Aca. 61, Oak Hill Aca. 6 LeFlore County 56, Coahoma Co. 12 Madison Central 42, Canton 7 Marshall 35, Williams-Sullivan 12 McLaurin 7, Richland 2 Montgomery County 22, Ray Brooks 14 Mooreville 27, Falkner 7 Morton 26, Newton 12 Nanih Waiya 21, French Camp 7 Natchez 29, Warren Central 10 Nettleton 25, Caledonia 7 New Albany 36, Baldwyn 0 North Delta 24, Indianola Aca. 13 North Pike 40, McComb 18 North Pontotoc 42, South Pontotoc 10 Northeast Lauderdale 14, Neshoba Central 7 Northwest Rankin 21, Brandon 20 Noxubee County 38, Greenville-Weston 6 Oxford 35, Senatobia 7 Parklane Aca. 38, Starkville Aca. 20 Pelahatchie 41, West Lincoln 0 Philadelphia 35, West Lowndes 10 Pisgah 32, Copiah Aca. 28 Pontotoc 28, Ripley 0 Prentiss Christian 41, Ben’s Ford, La. 0 Presbyterian Christian 47, Wayne Aca. 14 Puckett 34, East Marion 14 Ridgeland 35, Kosciusko 23 Russell Christian Academy 40, Clinton Christian Academy 21 Saltillo 38, Booneville 28 Shannon 27, Corinth 0 Simpson Aca. 41, Columbia Aca. 6 Smithville 42, Mantachie 24 South Panola 39, Clarksdale 0 Southaven 35, Hernando 7 St. Andrew’s 56, Bailey 24 Starkville 21, West Point 20 Sylva-Bay Aca. 58, Newton Co. Aca. 14 Trezevant, Tenn. 22, Lake Cormorant 6 Tri-County Aca. 49, Central Holmes 7 Trinity Episcopal 57, Alpha Christian 20 Tupelo 17, Louisville 0 University Christian, La. 37, Porter’s Chapel Aca. 19 Washington School 35, Magnolia Heights 21 Wayne County 34, George County 21 Wesson 26, West Marion 8 West Jones 34, South Jones 0 Westwood, Tenn. 28, Byhalia 22 Winona 24, Grenada 21 Winston Aca. 48, Carroll Aca. 27 Yazoo City 40, Yazoo County 0

Friday’s Louisiana Scores Acadiana 28, Parkview Baptist 14 Alexandria 27, Bolton 10 Amite 30, Kentwood 10 Arcadia 32, Lakeside 22 Archbishop Rummel 42, Mandeville 41, OT Archbishop Shaw 35, Fontainebleau 0 Ascension Episcopal 52, Lutheran 0 Assumption 38, E.D. White 27 B.T. Washington 21, Southwood 14 Baker 14, Tara 13 Barbe 26, Carencro 14 Basile 48, Pine Prairie 13 Bastrop 36, Richwood 6 Baton Rouge Catholic 35, McKinley 0 Beau Chene 27, Westlake 0 Belle Chasse 45, John McDonogh 0 Ben Franklin 30, Ecole Classique 0 Berwick 15, Morgan City 12 Block 20, Ferriday 12 Bogalusa 20, Clark 14 Bonnabel 14, West St. John 7 Bossier 31, Fair Park 13 Broadmoor 18, Walker 12 Brother Martin 28, Northshore 14 Calvary Baptist Academy 39, Airline 28 Capitol Academy 58, Belaire 28 Captain Shreve 35, Woodlawn (SH) 16 Carroll 24, Wossman 14 Cedar Creek 21, Jonesboro-Hodge 3 CENLA Christian Academy 47, Union Christian Academy 22 Central Academy, Miss. 40, Briarfield 32 Central Hinds Aca., Miss. 42, Bowling Green 0 Centreville Aca., Miss. 41, Silliman 12 Chalmette 35, East Jefferson 20 Church Point 47, Avoyelles 8 Country Day 31, De La Salle 22 Crowley 55, Abbeville 14 Denham Springs 33, East Ascension 13 DeQuincy 41, Kinder 21 DeRidder 23, Northeast 7 Destrehan 27, Thibodaux 12 Dunham 50, East Iberville 0 Dutchtown 42, West Jefferson 35 East St. John 55, Istrouma 6 Easton 38, McMain 14 Elton 56, East Beauregard 13 Erath 28, New Iberia Catholic 14 Evangel Christian Academy 41, Sulphur 7 Farmerville 40, Homer 15 Fisher 39, Haynes Academy 7 Franklin Parish 41, Delhi 26

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College football on TV 11 a.m. ESPN — San Jose State at Wisconsin 11 a.m. ESPN2 — Georgia at South Carolina 11 a.m. FSN — Georgia Tech at Kansas 2:30 p.m. ABC — Florida State at Oklahoma 2:30 p.m. ESPN — Miami at Ohio State 2:30 p.m. ESPN2 — FIowa State at Iowa 2:30 p.m. FSN — Colorado at California 2:30 p.m. NBC — Michigan at Notre Dame 3 p.m. Versus — BYU at Air Force 6 p.m. ESPN — Penn St. at Alabama 6 p.m. ESPN2 — Oregon at Tennessee 6 p.m. FSN — Wyoming at Texas 8 p.m. ESPN CLASSIC — Ole Miss at Tulane 10 p.m. ESPN2 — Ole Miss at Tulane (joined in progress) 9:30 p.m. ESPN — Stanford at UCLA 9:30 p.m. FSN — Virginia at Southern Cal

Franklinton 58, Covington 21 Glen Oaks 32, Plaquemine 27 Hahnville 56, Reed 6 Hamilton Christian Academy 21, Vermilion Catholic 14 Hammond 14, St. Amant 13 Harrison Central, Miss. 35, Springfield 19 Haughton 47, Minden 12 Haynesville 13, Magnolia, Ark. 6 Holy Savior Menard 35, Buckeye 16 Independence 49, St. Frederick Catholic 0 Iowa 27, Bunkie 21 Jeanerette 28, West St. Mary 14 Jena 28, Grant 21 Jennings 42, Eunice 21 Jesuit 35, Holy Cross 28 John Ehret 8, South Plaquemines 0 LaGrange 47, Opelousas 0 Lake Arthur 16, Delcambre 6 Lakeview 24, Springhill 7 Loreauville 62, Hanson Memorial 8 Lusher 20, Pine 18 Lutcher 56, Scotlandville 18 Mangham 18, Delhi Charter 8 Marksville 40, Kaplan 17 New Iberia 42, C.E. Byrd 28 Newman 42, King 13 North Central 26, Sacred Heart-Ville Platte 20 North DeSoto 41, Mansfield 16 Northlake Christian 27, Crescent City Christian 0 Northside 19, Comeaux 16 Notre Dame 17, Breaux Bridge 0 O.P. Walker 26, Helen Cox 6 Oak Grove 52, Lake Providence 50 Oberlin 54, False River Academy 20 Opelousas Catholic 33, Northwest 16 Ouachita Christian 56, Vidalia 10 Parkway 28, Shreveport Northwood 19 Pickering 28, Merryville 12 Pineville 42, Tioga 7 Pointe Coupee Catholic 41, Gueydan 6 Ponchatoula 46, Loranger 12 Prairie View 41, Riverdale Academy 0 Prentiss Christian, Miss. 41, Ben’s Ford 0 Rayne 42, Welsh 20 Ringgold 34, Lena Northwood 6 River Oaks 40, Glenbrook 0 Riverdale 52, Ridgewood 0 Riverside Academy 40, North Vermilion 27 Rosepine 41, LaSalle 20 Ruston 55, Many 26 Saint Paul’s 19, Central 15 Salmen 49, Slidell 6 Sam Houston 42, Leesville 37 South Beauregard 34, Oakdale 20 South Terrebonne 44, Ellender 12 St. Charles Catholic 45, Vandebilt Catholic 32 St. Edmund Catholic 26, Iota 0 St. John 20, Pope John Paul II 19 St. Louis 17, Cecilia 7 St. Martins 44, Thomas Jefferson 12 St. Martinville 27, Franklin 6 St. Mary’s 47, Grambling 7 St. Michael 19, Live Oak 6 St. Thomas More 35, Zachary 17 Sterlington 25, Caldwell 7 Sumner 36, Varnado 24 Terrebonne 35, Lafayette 21 Teurlings Catholic 29, Central Lafourche 7 University 35, Livonia 29 University Christian 37, Porter’s Chapel Aca., Miss. 19 Ville Platte 43, Mamou 0 West Feliciana 40, Pearl River 3 West Monroe 34, Neville 7 West Ouachita 31, Winnfield 30 Westgate 6, St. James 0

nfl NFL schedule

Thursday’s Games New Orleans 14, Minnesota 9 Sunday’s Games Detroit at Chicago, noon Oakland at Tennessee, noon Miami at Buffalo, noon Atlanta at Pittsburgh, noon Denver at Jacksonville, noon Indianapolis at Houston, noon Carolina at N.Y. Giants, noon Cincinnati at New England, noon Cleveland at Tampa Bay, noon Arizona at St. Louis, 3:15 p.m. San Francisco at Seattle, 3:15 p.m. Green Bay at Philadelphia, 3:15 p.m. Dallas at Washington, 7:20 p.m. Monday’s Game Baltimore at N.Y. Jets, 7 p.m. San Diego at Kansas City, 9:15 p.m. Sept. 19 Chicago at Dallas, noon Arizona at Atlanta, noon Buffalo at Green Bay, noon Philadelphia at Detroit, noon Pittsburgh at Tennessee, noon Baltimore at Cincinnati, noon Kansas City at Cleveland, noon Tampa Bay at Carolina, noon Miami at Minnesota, noon Seattle at Denver, 3:05 p.m. St. Louis at Oakland, 3:05 p.m. Houston at Washington, 3:15 p.m. Jacksonville at San Diego, 3:15 p.m. New England at N.Y. Jets, 3:15 p.m. N.Y. Giants at Indianapolis, 7:20 p.m. Sept. 20 New Orleans at San Francisco, 7:30 p.m.

college football Top 25 Schedule

Saturday No. 1 Alabama vs. No. 18 Penn St., 6 p.m.

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2 Ohio St. vs. No. 12 Miami, 2:40 p.m. 4 TCU vs. Tennessee Tech, 6 p.m. 5 Texas vs. Wyoming, 6 p.m. 6 Nebraska vs. Idaho, 11:30 a.m. 7 Oregon at Tennessee, 6 p.m. 8 Florida vs. South Florida, 11:21 a.m. 9 Iowa vs. Iowa St., 2:30 p.m. 10 Oklahoma vs. No. 17 Florida St., 2:30 p.m. 11 Wisconsin vs. San Jose St., 11 a.m. 13 Va. Tech vs. James Madison, 12:30 p.m. 14 Arkansas vs. La.-Monroe, 6 p.m. 15 Georgia Tech at Kansas, 11 a.m. 16 Southern Cal vs. Virginia, 9:30 p.m. 19 LSU at Vanderbilt, 6 p.m. 20 Utah vs. UNLV, 3 p.m. 22 Georgia at No. 24 South Carolina, 11 a.m. 25 Stanford at UCLA, 9:30 p.m.

Mississippi College Schedule

Today Millsaps at LaGrange College, 1 p.m. Mississippi Valley St. at S. Carolina St., 5 p.m. Prairie View at Southern Miss, 6 p.m. Belhaven at Mississippi College, 6 p.m. Jackson St. at Tennessee St., 6 p.m. Ole Miss at Tulane, 8 p.m.

nascar Sprint Cup-Air Guard 400 Lineup After Friday qualifying; race today At Richmond International Raceway Richmond, Va. Lap length: .75 miles (Car number in parentheses) 1. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 127.762 mph. 2. (42) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 127.455. 3. (43) A J Allmendinger, Ford, 127.101. 4. (33) Clint Bowyer, Chevrolet, 127.077. 5. (00) David Reutimann, Toyota, 127.017. 6. (20) Joey Logano, Toyota, 126.975. 7. (98) Paul Menard, Ford, 126.951. 8. (12) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 126.939. 9. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 126.784. 10. (9) Kasey Kahne, Ford, 126.767. 11. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 126.654. 12. (17) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 126.505. 13. (47) Marcos Ambrose, Toyota, 126.505. 14. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 126.47. 15. (14) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 126.44. 16. (26) Jeff Green, Ford, 126.422. 17. (78) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, 126.41. 18. (13) Casey Mears, Toyota, 126.369. 19. (5) Mark Martin, Chevrolet, 126.345. 20. (29) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 126.21. 21. (2) Kurt Busch, Dodge, 126.133. 22. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 126.039. 23. (39) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 126.039. 24. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 126.027. 25. (31) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 125.933. 26. (6) David Ragan, Ford, 125.845. 27. (36) Dave Blaney, Chevrolet, 125.827. 28. (71) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 125.81. 29. (56) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 125.745. 30. (87) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, 125.716. 31. (82) Scott Speed, Toyota, 125.687. 32. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 125.564. 33. (77) Sam Hornish Jr., Dodge, 125.523. 34. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 125.465. 35. (32) Jason Leffler, Toyota, 125.331. 36. (19) Elliott Sadler, Ford, 125.284. 37. (55) Mike Bliss, Toyota, 125.232. 38. (38) Travis Kvapil, Ford, 125.127. 39. (37) David Gilliland, Ford, 125.012. 40. (34) Tony Raines, Ford, 124.792. 41. (7) Kevin Conway, Toyota, Owner Points. 42. (83) Mattias Ekstrom, Toyota, Owner Points. 43. (09) Bobby Labonte, Chevrolet, Past Champion. Failed to Qualify 44. (10) Terry Labonte, Chevrolet, 124.971. 45. (46) Michael McDowell, Chevrolet, 124.355. 46. (64) Todd Bodine, Toyota, 124.292. 47. (66) Scott Riggs, Toyota, 124.041. 48. (92) Brian Keselowski, Dodge, 122.912.

lottery Sunday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 4-8-8 La. Pick 4: 2-3-8-0 Monday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 0-9-7 La. Pick 4: 4-2-8-4 Tuesday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 2-2-3 La. Pick 4: 9-8-8-4 Wednesday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 9-9-9 La. Pick 4: 0-7-4-9 Easy 5: 1-16-17-20-35 La. Lotto: 3-13-20-24-37-38 Powerball: 10-35-39-51-57 Powerball: 20; Power play: 5 Thursday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 9-6-5 La. Pick 4: 3-9-3-8 Friday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 5-5-4 La. Pick 4: 6-9-2-7 Saturday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 4-3-6 La. Pick 4: 8-9-5-8 Easy 5: 2-10-13-17-33 La. Lotto: 6-8-11-29-34-39 Powerball: 11-14-22-33-42 Powerball: 38; Power play: 2

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Ole Miss defense aims for redemption By David Brandt AP sports writer JACKSON — It’s not even the middle of September, yet Ole Miss defensive tackle Jerrell Powe has already heard some people say the Rebels’ football season is already over. Such is the fallout after Saturday’s 49-48 double overtime loss to Jacksonville State, which will go down as one of the most embarrassing moments in program history. Powe admits it hasn’t been a fun week knowing his team has been a national punchline. But he’s been impressed by the resiliency of his teammates as they prepare to face Tulane today in New Orleans. “You can’t control what people on the outside think, but the guys on this team are still excited,” Powe said. “We’ve got a great team and this woke us up. The good thing about this is it happened early.” The biggest concern is patching up a defense that allowed Jacksonville State to score on its final six possessions on Saturday. The veteran group — which returned six starters from last season — was supposed to be the team’s strength. “We didn’t play with a reckless attitude,” Powe said. “We got lackadaisical and just didn’t finish. There hasn’t been any finger pointing. We all lost so there’s no reason to do that.” Ole Miss should get a lift from the return of senior defensive end Kentrell Lockett. The 6-foot-5, 260-pound team captain missed the opener because of a heart ailment, but was cleared to return to the field on Wednesday. He made 10 tackles for a loss and five sacks last season. “It’s going to be a big difference,” Powe said. “We’re glad to have him back. He knows the game and he’s a big part of what we do.” Senior safety Fon Ingram also returns after minor knee surgery three weeks ago. His experience should help fortify a pass defense that surrendered several big plays to

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Southern Miss safety Justin Wilson (8) runs after an interception as Kevin Bolden (11) blocks last week.

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Jacksonville State wide receiver Alan Bonner fights past Ole Miss safety Johnny Brown for a fourth-quarter, 19-yard touchdown pass

college football ON TV 8 p.m. ESPN Classic Ole Miss at Tulane Radio: 1490 AM Jacksonville State in the closing minutes. “We had several opportunities to make plays, big plays that would have won the game and they saw that” on film, coach Houston Nutt said. “It was a tremendous

reception last week. Jacksonville State won 49-48 in double overtime.

learning experience. Painful, but a tremendous learning experience.” The Rebels’ shocking loss has often been compared to when Appalachian State beat Michigan in 2007. That’s fine with Powe, who is quick to remind everyone that the Wolverines’ season wasn’t destroyed by one embarrassing loss. “People don’t talk about what happened afterwards with Michigan,” Powe said. “They went on to the Capital One Bowl and beat the mess out of Florida and Tim Tebow.”

Tulane coach Bob Toledo said he expects to encounter a very emotional Ole Miss team today. “They’re going to be upset and I know Houston will get his guys ready to play,” Toledo said. Powe said Nutt has stressed throughout the week that despite the embarrassment, all of the team’s postseason and conference goals are still intact. But the Rebels have to improve quickly. “The only good thing about this is it happened to us early,” Powe said.

Edwards takes pole for Richmond race RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Jeff Burton is one of five title contenders yet to visit Victory Lane this season. With one event remaining in NASCAR’s “regular season,” he has a clear game plan for tonight’s race at Richmond International Raceway. “I don’t believe that it is in your best interest to turn it off this weekend because in theory (the race) doesn’t count,” Burton said Friday. “I believe it is in our best interest to turn it up and be on kill when this race starts.” There were several strategies emerging Friday among the 10 drivers already locked into the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship field. With nothing to lose before the titledeciding format begins next weekend at New Hampshire, drivers have the rare opportunity to go for broke Satur-

On TV 6:30 p.m. ABC Air Guard 400 day night. Should a championship-contender end the night on top, he’ll pocket the final 10 bonus points available to be used in seeding the Chase field. For Jimmie Johnson and Denny Hamlin, the series leaders with five wins each, a victory would break the tie and make one of them the definitive top seed. Series points leader Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch, three-time winners this season, could cut their deficit to only 10 points. Everyone else could simply gain ground on the two leaders as they roll into the 10-race Chase. Like Burton, Jeff Gordon is

winless this season. Although he’s second in the standings, he’ll drop down to a tie for last with Burton, Carl Edwards, Matt Kenseth and, assuming he locks down the 12th playoff position, Clint Bowyer at the start of the Chase. Mired in a career-worst 54-race winless streak, Gordon wants that win Saturday night. “We’re just trying to get that all-important momentum and those bonus points going into the Chase,” Gordon said. “We’re sitting here with a great year so far, but definitely eager to get that win and trying to be patient about it.” For the first time since the 2004 inception of the Chase, there’s very little drama surrounding the 26th and final qualifying race. Only the final two positions remain

unclaimed, and Biffle needs only to finish 42nd to lock down his spot. Bowyer has more work to do, but can clinch the final spot by finishing 28th or better. Considering it’s a great track for Bowyer — his career-worst finish at Richmond was 18th in May, 2009 — he doesn’t have much to worry about Saturday night. He has a 117-point lead over 13th-place driver Ryan Newman. That lack of suspense surrounding the Chase field has raised speculation that Saturday night could shape up as a classic race. The “boys, have at it,” policy has already spurred aggressive racing this season, and the lack of consequences for 10 drivers could inspire a go-for-broke attitude. Harvick doesn’t subscribe to that theory.

PCA Continued from Page C1. Cody Grogan had 50 yards and a score. Four of the Flames’ five touchdowns were on runs of more than 40 yards, and they rolled up 336 yards total. Brinson scored on runs of 16, 71 and 45 yards, and he was barely touched on any of them. “My first touchdown run was all the offensive line. There was a hole you could drive a car through,” Brinson said. “I knew if we kept that up it was going to be a big night for us.” Defensively, the Flames (3-1, 1-0) often hit PCA’s ball carriers in the backfield and got into the face of quarterback Jonah Masterson as soon as he set up to throw.

PCA managed 51 yards of offense in the first half — just six of them on the ground. “We just got whupped up front. Every other play, we got whupped,” Weaver said. “We’ve just got to find some motivation.” PCA did get some things clicking in the second half. Peter Harris scored on a 1-yard run to cap a 14-play, six-minute drive at the start of the third quarter. Late in the fourth and deep in desperation mode, quarterback Jonah Masterson connected with his receivers on a series of screen passes to lead a pair of quick touchdown drives that kept hope alive. Masterson completed 19 of

30 passes for 196 yards and two touchdowns in the game. Chris Marshall caught eight balls for 88 yards, and Montana McDaniel rushed for 86 yards. McDaniel also caught three passes for 29 yards and a TD. For every good thing that happened, however, something went wrong. Masterson threw three interceptions, including one in the red zone when PCA trailed 23-7 late in the third quarter. After McDaniel took a swing pass 15 yards for a score to make it 30-13 with 2:06 to play in the fourth, the extra point was blocked. And, of course, University Christian kept pounding

away. Grogan broke a 42-yard TD run to put University Christian up 30-7 with 4:42 left, and Brinson added the clincher with his 45-yarder with 1:38 to go. PCA’s Steven Moore scored on a 22-yard TD pass two plays later — the teams combined for four touchdowns in the last five minutes — but the Flames recovered the onside kick and took a knee to end it. “I saw some people that had heart tonight. We have playmakers,” Weaver said. “But we have to have a team. We have to hold the fort instead of getting blitzkrieged.”

JACKSON — At first glance, Southern Miss didn’t appear to have much going for it during a 41-13 loss to South Carolina in the season opener. But after dissecting the game film from the lopsided loss, Golden Eagles quarterback Austin Davis said the team’s point total could skyrocket on Saturday when Southern Miss (0-1) hosts Prairie View (1-0) in Hattiesburg. The key is simple: Improving productivity in the red zone. “We moved the ball pretty well against South Carolina, but then we’d get to the red zone and things would bog down,” Davis said. “When you get close to the goal line, you have to pay attention to the details. But we’d make a mistake here or have a penalty there and then come away without anything.” The statistics from the South Carolina loss support Davis’ argument. Southern Miss gained a respectable 404 total yards against the Gamecocks, including 337 passing yards, but scored on only two of six trips inside South Carolina’s 20-yard line. “Our playmakers did not make plays, we turned the ball over and we didn’t do anything special in the special teams,” USM coach Larry

On the air 6 p.m. 103.3 FM Prairie View A&M at Southern Miss Fedora said. The Golden Eagles are also hoping for a better performance from star receiver DeAndre Brown. He caught four passes for 65 yards and a touchdown against South Carolina, but all of that production came late in the game after the Gamecocks had already built an insurmountable lead. During the game, Brown was visibly pouting on the field and on the sidelines. In Monday’s press conference, Fedora openly criticized Brown, saying the 6-foot-6, 239pound junior took plays off against South Carolina and wasn’t getting the most out of his ability. Even so, Davis says he doesn’t expect Brown to be a distraction. “There’s no question how good of a player DeAndre can be,” Davis said. “And I know he’s going to be that player. It’s not something that worries me at all.” Prairie View, which plays at the Football Championship Subdivision level, beat Texas Southern 16-14 in its season opener.

Trojans roll in first victory of the season From staff reports Running back Cody Landrem led Tallulah Academy with 235 rushing yards and two touchdowns on 28 carries in a 46-39 victory over Baton Rouge Christian. His first score was from a 2-yard run, and the second was from a 54-yard rush. Quarterback Hunter Windham contributed 126 rushing yards on 12 carries. He also threw for two touchdowns; one was 29-yard pass to Rafael Soldana, and the other was 20-yard pass to Josh Huffman. Both touchdown passes were thrown in the second quarter. In total, TA rushed for 303 yards.

Hinds AHS 22, Raymond 17 Running back Ledarion Robinson earned HAHS two touchdowns, both off of quick dashes. Javonte Robinson scored HAHS’s only other touchdown after catching a kick-off-return and running 85 yards to the end-zone.

prep football Central Hinds 42, Bowling Green 0 Hunter Farrior opened the game for Central Hinds with a 76-yard touchdown rush. In total, he rushed for 119 yards on 9 carries. Defensively, he had 13 solo tackles. Running back Jordan Currie ran for two touchdowns — one being a 71-yard rush, and the other a 9-yard rush. He also threw a 26-yard touchdown pass to Cody Parkman, and 16-yard touchdown pass to Pate DeMuth. Currie rushed five times for 91 yards.

Central Academy 40, Briarfield Academy 32 Central Academy running back Patrick Warren ran for three touchdowns and passed for two during the game. Fuad Ahmad rushed for 216 yards on 24 carries, and had two touchdowns for Briarfield. Matt Dennis also had two touchdowns for Briarfield, and 118 rushing yards from 11 carries.

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n MOVIE “Heartbreakers” — Mother and daughter con-artists, Sigourney Weaver and Jennifer Love Hewitt, try to swindle a cigarette tycoon, but things go wrong when one falls in love./7 on E n SPORTS MLB — For the nonfootball fan, the Atlanta Braves host the St. Louis Cardinals in a National League showdown./3 on Fox n PRIMETIME Sigourney Weaver “Cops” — A suspect fleeing in a car is pursued by an officer on foot; a boa constrictor is found in a residential area; a routine traffic violation ends with more significant charges./7 on Fox

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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 Amy Madigan, actress, 60; Tommy Shaw, rock singer-musician, 57; Diane Warren, singer-songwriter, 54; Virginia Madsen, actress, 49; Kristy McNichol, actress, 48; Harry Connick Jr., singer, 43; Mr. Black, rapper, 33; Ludacris, rapper, 33; Ben Lee, rock singer, 32.


Judge grants protection for DiCaprio A judge has granted Leonardo DiCaprio a three-year restraining order from a woman who he said claims to be his wife and carrying his baby. A Los Angeles judge granted the actor court protection from Livia Bistriceanu after a brief hearing Friday. Court filings state Bistriceanu traveled from Chicago to Los Angeles and acted Leonardo aggressively when she showed up at DiCaprio’s DiCaprio home and business offices recently. Bistriceanu, who has been twice placed on psychiatric hold, was notified of a temporary restraining order but did not appear in court. The Academy Award-nominated actor did not attend Friday’s hearing either. DiCaprio stated in court filings that he was frightened of the 41-year-old woman and that she presented a threat to his personal safety.

Ex-coach is instant ‘Survivor’ celebrity Jimmy Johnson has become a “Survivor” celebrity, even though he has yet to appear on the show. Johnson said he knew the CBS reality series was popular, but lately he’s surprised to find himself talking more about his experience on “Survivor: Nicaragua” than about football. “I had a call from my stockbroker today,” Johnson said during a conference call Thursday. “He Jimmy Johnson said, ‘Coach, my wife could care less if you won national championships or Super Bowls — and we live in Dallas. Could you send her an autographed picture? Because she’s a huge “Survivor” fan.’ “That’s the typical response I’m getting.” The premiere is Wednesday, and the 67-year-old Johnson’s involvement has already received considerable attention since taping concluded this summer. The former coach of the Dallas Cowboys, Miami Dolphins, University of Miami and Oklahoma State spent more than a month as one of 20 castaways. He was part of a team of 10 contestants over the age of 40 competing against a group 30 and under.

Macy Gray joins N.O. festival lineup R&B singer Macy Gray is joining the lineup for the 2010 Voodoo Experience music festival in New Orleans. The event’s organizers announced Gray’s addition Friday along with a day-by-day schedule for the Halloween weekend performances. Muse is the Oct. 29 headlining act, Ozzy Osbourne takes center stage on Oct. 30 and My Macy Morning Jacket will close out the weekend on Gray Oct. 31. Others scheduled to perform include Drake, Raphael Saadiq, Janelle Monae, Weezer, Metric, Hot Chip, MGMT and Interpol.

‘Oz’ red slippers among auction items The son of actress Debbie Reynolds says her big Hollywood memorabilia collection, including the red slippers from “The Wizard of Oz,” is set to be auctioned by June. Todd Fisher, whose mother starred in “Singin’ in the Rain,” said Friday that Christie’s in New York will manage the sale. Reynolds, 78, amassed the estimated $50 million collection over decades. It also includes the fur coat worn by Orson Welles in “Citizen Kane” and Marilyn Monroe’s subway dress from “The Seven Year Itch.”

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La. man angling for catfish lands shark A man fishing for catfish wound up landing a shark on the bank of Bayou Teche. Brian Yeller, 33, of Charenton, said that crabs had taken all but his last piece of bait, but that one got a strong tug. He said he realized it wasn’t a catfish when he saw a fin swirling in the water near the bank. Paul Cook, manager with the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries marine fisheries division, said sharks can handle low-salinity water, and it’s not uncommon for them to move up into the Teche this time of year. Yeller said he plans to mount the 25-pound bull shark.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Don’t expect a duet between Kanye West and Taylor Swift at the MTV Video Music Awards. Jesse Ignjatovic, the executive producer of Sunday’s show, flatly declared there’s no chance of the pair reuniting in song a year after West interrupted Swift’s acceptance speech for best female video to proclaim that Beyonce should have instead won the prize. Ignjatovic hopes that West, who’s slated to perform, won’t be interrupting anyone this time. “The beautiful thing about Kanye is he’s not one to repeat himself,” said Ignjatovic. The outspoken rapper took to his Twitter account last week to again apologize for last year’s on-air fiasco, acknowledging that he was wrong for lunging on stage at Radio City Music Hall and grabbing the microphone away from then-teen country crooner Swift, who’s again nominated for best female video but isn’t confirmed to attend this year’s show. “I am getting the feeling from him and his tweets over the last couple of days that he wants to get rid of that,” said bawdy late-night host Chelsea Handler, who is hosting the ceremony for the first time. “That is a good place for him to be. He should move on, so he can have something else to talk about.” West, who is readying his next album, has kept a lower profile since the incident and subsequent public backlash. His moment in the spotlight Sunday could provide the perfect opportunity to seek redemption from MTV viewers. In his series of tweets last week, he revealed that he wrote a song for Swift, and “if she won’t take it, then I’ll perform it for her.”

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Rapper Eminem will open Sunday’s Video Music Awards ceremony at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. “I hope that we move on from it,” said Ignjatovic. “It feels like it’s time. It was a year ago.” Producers have made no accommodations for a potential West ambush with this year’s stage, a space-age paradise inspired by mid-century modern architecture that’s almost completely open to the crowd. The sweeping stage design, dreamed up by German designer Florian Wieder, required about 2,000 orchestra seats to be removed from the Nokia Theatre. “It’s very accessible,” said Ignjatovic while peering at the set from the audience. Videos of nominees will blast on two giant screens envel-

oping the theater, as well as a massive rotating billboard rising up from a smaller oval stage. Deadmau5, the show’s house disc jockey, will perform from his trademark cube booth hoisted above the crowd. He’ll be joined by the likes of Robyn, Travie McCoy and Jason Derulo on a nearby curvy catwalk. “When the audience sees it for the first time, it’s going to look like no other show they’ve ever seen,” said MTV general manager Stephen Friedman. “I promise you that. Our team has transformed it. I’ve never seen a set quite like this in the history of the VMAs. The way that it’s configured enabled us to mold it to exactly the way

we wanted it.” Lady Gaga leads this year’s nominees with 13 nods behind the eight nominations for Eminem, who will open the ceremony. Other acts scheduled to perform include Drake, Mary J. Blige, Swizz Beatz, Bruno Mars, Florence and the Machine, Usher, Paramore, Linkin Park, B.o.B. and Justin Bieber, the teen sensation who is set to take his routine outside the theater. Ultimately, as with all VMAs, spectacle trumps substance. This is the show where Madonna swapped spit with Britney Spears, and Eminem fought a puppet. Whether an invitation to attend this year’s festivities is accepted by Swift or not, all eyes will certainly be on West. If he’s on his best behavior, what will everyone be talking about the next day? “In a million years, we couldn’t have predicted it last year,” said Friedman. “I think this year’s the same. We’ll have the guys from ‘Jackass,’ the cast from ‘Glee’ and some of the ‘True Blood’ cast there. I don’t know. What we try to do is bring the most entertaining talent and artists together, and that brew always creates fascinating moments for us.”

Yoko Ono installation seeks healing amid violence BERLIN (AP) — At the center of Yoko Ono’s new installation is a perfectly round bullet hole shot through a large pane of glass that John Lennon’s widow says challenges viewers to confront “incredible violence and abuse” in the world today. Titled “Das Gift” — a play on the word’s meaning in English, a present, and German, poison — the exhibit opened in Berlin Friday. The 77-yearold artist told The Associated Press she hoped it would force viewers to confront violence without losing hope. “I want all of us to understand what is going on in the world now, which is incredible violence and abuse,” Ono said. “Instead of just putting that reality under the rug and just forget about it, we have to face it.” The centerpiece of the installation is called simply “The Hole,” the oversized bullet hole in the window that Ono said she made with the idea of the violence that takes place daily around the world. “There are many, many holes in many, many windows in our world. And I was thinking about that,” Ono said. But it then took on a larger, more personal meaning as a tribute to her late

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Yoko Ono poses behind her artwork “A Hole” in her exhibition in Berlin, Germany. husband, slain outside their New York City home 30 years ago in December. “When I made it, I thought, ah, I remember,” Ono said. In addition, the installation features

seven overcoats that were worn by people who were shot at point-blank range, and a wall where viewers’ shadows are projected and intermingle. There is also a series of German army helmets suspended from the ceiling and filled with pale-blue puzzle pieces — pieces of “sky” that viewers can take home with them. In an upstairs room, people are invited to smile into a computer fitted with a camera, allowing their happy images to be added to hundreds of others that Ono has collected in a database — some of which are flashed onto an adjacent wall. Ono said she wanted to show the installation in Berlin, where it runs at the Haunch of Venison gallery until Nov. 13, because the city’s turbulent history paralleled the turmoil that touched her own life. “I felt all the time that I was making this that people in Berlin would understand me,” Ono said. She said her ultimate aim is to spread a message of hope and peace. “There’s a dream of hope, and I think that this century that just started now, started very badly, but it is going to be very beautiful,” Ono said.

Study finds many not impressed with 3-D TV sets NEW YORK (AP) — A study about consumer attitudes toward 3-D television found many who were less interested in the technology after they actually experienced it. Still, 52 percent of consumers who tried out 3-D televisions said it was a better experience than they had expected, according to a study conducted by The Nielsen Co. for the Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing. The study was released Thursday. “There is a lot of interest in 3-D TV but there are barriers that you have to overcome to make it a successful experience,” said Char Beales, president and CEO of the association. Aside from the cost of buying 3-D sets at a time the technology is just becoming available, the glasses

Aside from the cost of buying 3-D sets at a time the technology is just becoming available, the glasses required to watch them are a major hindrance. Fiftyseven percent of people surveyed cited the glasses as a reason they were not likely to buy a set. required to watch them are a major hindrance. Fifty-seven percent of people surveyed cited the glasses as a reason they were not likely to buy a set. Nearly nine in 10 people worry that it will constrain them from multitasking while the TV is on, the survey said. It suggests that the true breakthrough for the technology won’t come until sets are developed that allow 3-D viewing without the glasses, Beales said. The percentage of people who said they were interested in buying a 3-D set during the

next year went down when these willing consumers were brought in to see how it worked, Nielsen said. People are also concerned there is not enough 3-D programming available yet to make a purchase worthwhile. More than three-quarters of people surveyed said 3-D viewing is best-suited to special events like sports or movies than regular TV viewing, the survey said. Seven in 10 regular gamers expressed interest in playing games in 3-D, Nielsen said. Nielsen conducted focus groups and a survey of 425

randomly selected people who answered questions and watched a 30-minute highlight reel of 3-D television. The margin of error is plus or minus 5 percentage points.

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Teenager cries foul over dad’s invasion of her cell phone Dear Abby: Like most 16-year-old girls, I have a cell phone. My father pays for it and I’m grateful that he does, even though I live with my mom and he’s a two-hour drive away. He has been paying for it for a year and a half. Every month when I visit him he demands to see my phone. Then he looks through my messages and photos. There’s nothing “bad” on my phone, but I feel my personal space is being invaded. I brought it up to him a few times, but he just said, “Deal with it!” He said if I don’t want him to see something, I should delete it. What can I do to get my dad to respect my privacy? I feel he wants to control my life. I want my own space. — Getting



Grief in Grants Pass, Ore. Dear Getting Grief: I’m sure your father means well, but his attempt at “supervision” when you visit him seems heavy-handed. The first thing you should do is discuss your feelings with your mother. Perhaps she can help him understand that you’re mature enough to be trusted. But if that doesn’t work, you will have to figure out a way to come up with the money to


BY BERNICE BEDE OSOL • NEWSPAPER ENTERPRISE ASSOCIATION If tomorrow is your birthday: Experiences are likely to come in many shapes and sizes in the year ahead and will be both good and bad, but they all can be used to expand your vision and establish greater stability in your affairs as the year unfolds. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — You’re likely to be happiest spending your time on arrangements or projects you personally direct. Instead of waiting for someone to tell you what to do, take control yourself. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) — Wait until the other guy makes the first move when it comes to negotiating something. You’ll know right away where things stand, and you will better comprehend what you’re dealing with. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) — It doesn’t have to be just a so-so day. Plan something serene and special to do with someone who means a lot to you, and you can turn it into a memorable time. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) — There is little need to be fearful of challenging conditions. In fact, they could bring out the smarts you didn’t know you possessed, to overcome opposition and/or remove impediments. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Even though you might not be aware of it, you could have more than a few admirers observing you. This favorable impression will occur from just simply being yourself. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) — In situations where you are more motivated to achieve something than others might be, you’ll easily come out the winner. Be single-minded and keep your eyes focused on the target. Pisces (Feb. 20-March 20) — Your successes can be considerably enhanced simply by treating others as you would wish to be treated. It’s an old method, but it always works out to be an advantage. Aries (March 21-April 19) — Don’t think you have to live with something that has been unproductive for far too long. Use your smarts and ingenuity to make whatever changes are called for to improve matters. Taurus (April 20-May 20) — If you care enough to be an astute observer, you can learn something about handling abrasive issues. Once you see how easy it is to be a diplomat, you’ll never resort to a negative response again. Gemini (May 21-June 20) — Even though this might be a day of rest, you won’t be content with failing to utilize your time and talents productively. Plan to tackle a project or to be of service to someone who needs help. Cancer (June 21-July 22) — Even if you have to take it upon yourself to make plans for the entire family, do it. Others are looking to have some fun and to do something different, but they don’t have the imagination to come up with the ideas. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) — The bargains are out there if you’re inclined to go shopping, and you should be able to make some good buys. If nothing more, hitting the retail outlets could prove to be fun.

TWEEN 12 & 20

BY DR. ROBERT WALLACE • NEWSPAPER ENTERPRISE ASSOCIATION Dr. Wallace: I know this is not too smart of a question, but I sure would like to know the answer. What is the difference between a cold and the flu? And what are the symptoms of each? I’d also like to know any other difference between the two. And why can a person get a flu shot to combat catching the flu, yet no shots are available to ward off a cold? — Emma, Porterville, Calif. Emma: You ask very intelligent questions, but I have no answers for most of them. But I did contact the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, which sent me plenty of information on colds and the flu. Colds are caused by five groups of viruses and there could be dozens of strains within each group. That is the reason researchers can’t discover a vaccine to keep you from catching a cold. Colds are transmitted by direct contact. It is extremely important to wash your hands after touching someone who has a cold or anything a cold sufferer has touched. It is also imperative to keep your hands away from your eyes and nose. Cold symptoms develop one to three days after the virus enters the body, and the cold lasts about a week. Symptoms include runny or stuffed-up nose, sneezing, cough and scratchy throat. Flu is caused by a type A, B or C virus. By watching carefully what strains emerge in other parts of the world, scientists can predict which types and subtypes will predominate here each year, and then concoct a vaccine accordingly. That’s why a flu shot can be effective. The flu viruses spread through the air, most often when a flu victim speaks, coughs or sneezes. Flu symptoms usually come on quickly and can last a week or more. Symptoms include chills, fever of 101 degrees or higher, aching muscles, headache, sore throat and cough. The better physical condition a person is in, the less the chance of catching either a cold or flu. But once a person gets the bug, nothing but time will get rid of it. Many over-the-counter and prescription drugs can make you feel better, but at best they’ll only shorten your period of misery. They will not “cure” the illness. • Dr. Robert Wallace writes for Copley News Service. E-mail him at rwallace@Copley News Service.

pay for your own cell phone. Dear Abby: My father went to prison when I was 2 months old. My mother and maternal grandparents made sure I had a relationship with him through phone calls and letters. They told me early on what he did, and I have worked through it. After 22 years and eight parole hearings, my father has been granted a parole. He will be home with my paternal grandparents in October. I’m happy and excited, but he’s trying to make up for lost time. He has a son who wants nothing to do with any of us, so it’s all left to me. He said, “Your mother had you for the first 22 holidays. I get the next 22,” and he expects

me to spend the entire first week he’s home at my grandparents’ house with him. I am very close to my mom and younger siblings. I love our holiday traditions and don’t want to give any of that up. Furthermore, I’m not comfortable staying at my grandparents’ home. I don’t know them well, and I don’t sleep well in strange places. I work full time, go to school and have my own house with my fiance. I think my father wants more than I am ready to give right now. What do I do? — Feeling Anxious in Michigan Dear Anxious: Your father is starved for family, which is understandable, but he has overlooked the fact that

rebuilding a relationship can’t be done on a seven-day timetable. What you need to do is tell him that he is demanding more than you are ready, able and comfortable giving — and you would prefer to get to know him at your own pace. And stand by that, or he may devour you as he tries to make up for all the years

he has wasted because of his mistakes. Frankly, I think his demand is presumptuous, and I’m glad you wrote.

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

Cluster-headache sufferer offers medicine advice Dear Dr. Gott: I am 80 years old and have spent some 40 years in radiology as an X-ray technologist. Now that I’m retired, living in Pennsylvania, I write adult and children’s books. When I was 19 years old, I developed cluster headaches that, at times, became unbearable. I presented all the classic symptoms. Our radiology office was located in a professional building, along with 40 other specialists. At the time, I became a guinea pig. I had everything from Novocain injections into my cervical nerve to histamine injections in my arm, all to no avail. I tried all the known remedies available at the time. My agony lasted until I was about 33 years old. My episodes were predictable. Every day, they lasted from one minute to several hours, for over a period of six months. Then, just as rapidly as they appeared, they vanished for six months. Then, as luck would have it, while reading a medical magazine, I spotted an ad from a pharmaceutical company advertising a brand-new drug called Sansert, which I believe is now off the market. I asked the radiologist I worked for if he would please contact the company and ask for samples, which he did, knowing that everything else I had tried had failed. Already in the throes of a cycle, I took the pills according to directions without success. After a period of calm between cycles, I was prepared to make another attempt. Typically, the cycle of pain would ensue and build in crescendo, until reaching its pinnacle, after which it would act in just the opposite manner until I was pain-free; usually all within a minute. Only this time, as soon as the pain started, I popped a pill and did so for one full week, after which I began to notice that the excruciating pain began to abort and then lessen, finally disappearing completely. Then I skipped a cycle, only to become disappointed when it once again returned. After a period of remission, the pain returned. I immediately began taking the Sansert again with success. After that last bout, at age 33, until this day, I have not had another recurrence. Dear Reader: To my understanding, Sansert is no longer available in the United States but is still available in other countries. It carries some serious side effects, and this is likely why the United States chose to remove it from the market. Sansert is chemically similar to lysergic acid diethylamide, a well-known, potent hallucinogenic that has been purported to relieve the pain of cluster headaches and migraines. To my knowledge, no legitimate research has been done on this subject. I discourage everyone from trying LSD as a treatment because it is an illegal substance that carries stiff legal penalties, not to mention the potentially serious side effects that may last for years in some people.



I bring the similarities of these two substances up only because Sansert carries the side effects of mood changes, hallucinations, delusions and more that are also associated with LSD. While I am happy to hear that you have success with this drug, there are safer options available. Unfortunately, Sansert has too many strikes against it for me to feel comfortable recommending it to others. I suggest anyone suffering from cluster headaches be under the care of a neurologist familiar with the condition.

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

RELEASE DATE– Saturday, September 11, 2010

Los Angeles Times Daily Crossword Puzzle Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis

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Saturday, September 11, 2010

The Vicksburg Post

Classified...Where Buyers And Sellers Meet. 01. Legals Notice to Bidders Sealed bids will be received by the Madison Parish School Board, 301 South Chestnut Street, Tallulah, Louisiana until 12:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 29, 2010 and read out loud for the following project: Partial Roof Replacement at Tallulah Elementary School 1100 Johnson Street Tallulah, Louisiana 71282 and Total Roof Replacement at the Madison Parish School Board Office 301 South Chestnut Street Tallulah, Louisiana 71282 Upon deposit of $50.00 for each set, complete Bidding Documents may be obtained from HERBERT LAND ARCHITECT INC, c/o Cedrick Hemphill, Project Manager, 1900 Stubbs Avenue, Suite A, Monroe, Louisiana 71201, PH: (318) 322-2694, FAX: (318) 322-2695. The deposit on the first set is fully refundable to all bonafide prime Bidders upon return of the documents in good condition, no later than ten (10) days after receipt of bids. The deposit of all other sets of documents will be refunded at 50% upon return of documents as stated above. A separate check in the amount of $10.00 for postage and handling must accompany requests for plans to be mailed. A mandatory pre-bid conference for interested Contractors will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday September 16, 2010 at the Madison Parish School Board Office, 301 South Chestnut Street, Tallulah, LA followed by a meeting at Tallulah Elementary School. Bids shall only be accepted from Bidders who attend this meeting at both sites. All bids must be accompanied by bid security equal to five percent (5%) of the sum of the base bid and all alternates, and must be in the form of a certified check , cashier's check or bid bond written by a company licensed to do business in Louisiana, countersigned by a person who is licensed as an insurance agent in this State and who is residing in this state. No Bid Bond indicating an obligation of less than five percent (5%) by any method is acceptable. The Successful Bidder will be required to furnish a performance and payment bond written by a company licensed to do business in Louisiana, and shall be countersigned by a person who is contracted with the surety company or bond issuer as agent of the company or issuer, and who is licensed as an insurance agent in this state and who is residing in this State, in an amount equal to 100% of the contract amount. Only contractors licensed according to Contractor's Licensing Law, R.S. 37:2151-2163, shall be considered if his bid is greater than $ 50,000.00 and shall show his license number on exterior of the bid envelope and above his signature or the signature of his duly authorized representative. No bid may be withdrawn for a period of forty-five (45) days after receipt of bids per Louisiana Revised Statue 38:2215(A). The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids in accordance with the bid law. MADISON PARISH SCHOOL BOARD /s/____________________ Samuel Dixon, Superintendent Publish: 9/5, 9/11, 9/15(3t)

02. Public Service FREE SHORT BEAGLE to good home. All shots current, great with women and kids. 601-618-9611. KEEP UP WITH all the local news and sales...Subscribe to The Vicksburg Post TODAY!! Call 601636-4545, Circulation.

05. Notices Center For Pregnancy Choices Free Pregnancy Tests (non-medical facility)

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06. Lost & Found 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 SEPTEMBER 3rd, 3 year old Yorkie in Dogwood Lake Estates. Reward offered! 601-638-1997, 601636-7485. LOST! SOLID WHITE Medium size Pit bull, Black ear tips, Deaf, needs medication. Halls Ferry area. 601-630-7501. LOST! WHITE BULLDOG, 2 years old. Fisher Ferry area. Need medication, If found please call, 601-529-9066, 601-6310380. REWARD!

07. Help Wanted â&#x20AC;&#x153;ACEâ&#x20AC;? Truck Driver Training With a Difference Job Placement Asst. Day, Night & Refresher Classes Get on the Road NOW! Call 1-888-430-4223 MS Prop. Lic. 77#C124 AUTO BODY REPAIRMAN needed. At least 3 years experience including frame repair and welding. Must have own tools. Apply in person. River City Body Shop, 2005 Highway 61 South, Vicksburg. EXPEREINCED ENERGETIC DENTAL assistant to join professional dental team. Bring resume to 1002 Mission Park Drive, no faxes, please! FABS AND MORE needs full time, creative, experienced seamstress, learn to monogram. Apply at 1106 Washington Street. INFORMAL, PERSONAL CARE GIVER needed for semi invalid. Requires assistance with grooming, feeding and light house keeping. References required. Salary dependent on experience and qualifications. Mail resumes to: Dept. #3734, The Vicksburg Post, P.O. Box 821668, Vicksburg, MS 39182.


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13. Situations Wanted CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT available to sit with elderly. Day/ night, weekends. 601-631-0918.

Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t send that lamp to the curb! Find a new home for it through the Classifieds. Area buyers and sellers use the Classifieds every day. Besides, someone out there needs to see the light. 601-636-SELL.

11. Business Opportunities

14. Pets & Livestock AKC/ CKC REGISTERED Yorkies, Poodles and Schnauzers $400 and up! 601-218-5533,


DOG OBEDIENCE CLASS REGISTRATION, Monday, September 27th, 7pm, City Park Pavilion. Information/ Pre-Registration, 601-634-0199, 601-456-9709, 601-638-8952. HAY FOR SALE. Square bales, pure coastal Bermuda, $4. Common Bermuda mix, $3. Landscaping hay, $2. 601-636-2194.


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SMALL CHIHUAHUA PUPPIES $125, multi colors. Mom and dad on sight. 769-2031054 leave message.

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18. Miscellaneous For Sale

19. Garage & Yard Sales

19. Garage & Yard Sales

24. Business Services

27. Rooms For Rent

CINDER BLOCKS. 8X8X16, open middles, never used. $1 each. 601279-6277, leave message.

116 EVANS DRIVE. Oak Park. Saturday 7am- 2pm.

GARAGE SALE, SATURDAY 6am â&#x20AC;&#x201C; until. 1403 South Frontage Road, in front of Sweets Unlimited, beside Saxton Oil Change. Lots of new items; furniture, tools, hunting, rooster items, picnic tables, desk , etcetera.


$75 WEEKLY, $270 MONTHLY, $75 deposit. Cable, air, phone furnished. 601-272-4564.

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. HIGH QUALITY HAY FOR SALE Sumrall 007 Bermuda grass Hay. Square $4. Round $40. Limed, fertilized and weedfree for high quality hay. Port Gibson. 601-218-5220. HOME MADE JELLIES and jams. Every flavor just $5! MawCool, 601-6361507. LEATHER SOFA AND love seat, good condition. Both $250. 601-397-9384.

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SIDE-BY-SIDE refrigerator with ice and water in door, $350. Firewood holder. Call 601-618-3147. SLEEPER SOFA, MULTI colored, good condition, $200. Entertainment center, $75. 601-631-1922. 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.

19. Garage & Yard Sales 111 BROOKWOOD DRIVE. Saturday 7am11am. TV's, Motorcycles, clothes, furniture, more. 315 BELIZE COURT, Pear Orchard Subdivision, Saturday, 8am-12 noon, everything must go!

17. Wanted To Buy

3425 HALLS FERRY Road, Next door to Fred's. Half off Summer clothes, sectional sofa $100, lots of bargains throughout the store, Open 10am- 5pm.

WE HAUL OFF old appliances, lawn mowers, hot water heaters, junk and abandoned cars, trucks, vans, old auto batteries, etcetera. 601-9405075, please leave message.

7940 OAK RIDGE Road, Saturday, 7am-1:30pm, furniture, doll furniture, bedding, pots and pans, picture frames, whatnots, shelves, too much to list!

07. Help Wanted

07. Help Wanted

Full Charge Bookkeeper Construction Company and related entities with office in Vicksburg has an open position for a full charge bookkeeper. You must have working experience with Quickbooks and practical office knowledge maintaining and balancing bank accounts, account receivable and payables and payroll. Good computer skills, including Microsoft word and excel are a plus. You will have daily interaction with the owner and assist with all financial aspects of the business as well as other day to day issues and special projects that arise. You will also interact with the Companyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s outside CPA firm. You should also have the ability to work with minimum supervision, be a self starter, possess good communication skills and get along with others well. The position will be filled within the next 30 days. Respond by fax to: 601-638-0110. Turn your trash into cash with â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Classified Factoryâ&#x20AC;?. To place your ad in the Classifieds call 601-636-SELL!

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.

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.)

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. SPECIAL NEEDS FAMILY needs single or double wide mobile home donation. Please call 256-604-7312.

815 CLARK STREET. Saturday 7am-12 Noon. Children's clothing, and miscellaneous items. 903 CHOCTAW DRIVE, Openwood. Saturday 7am- 2 pm. 3 Families. Cleaning out. Lots to choose from. BIG THINGS, LITTLE things, old things, new things, something for everyone! 1822 Skipland Drive. Saturday 8am- 5 pm. BOVINA- 19 TIFFENTOWN Road, Saturday, 7am-1pm, 2 family sale, everything must go!


207 Belva Street without traffic signal, across from COOPER LIGHTING. Home must be left empty. No clothes or knickenacks.

MULTI FAMILY SALE 112 Maria Drive, off Highway 80. Saturday 7am- 12 noon. No early birds, something for everyone. MULTI FAMILY SALE, Saturday 7am-12 noon, 102 Linda Circle, Warrenton Heights, wooden entertainment center, treadmill, household items, school clohtes, shoes, more! STILL HAVE STUFF after your Garage Sale? Donate your items to The Salvation Army, we pick-up! Call 601-636-2706.

Antiques include gentlemens dresser/w marble, chest of drawers, game table, drop leaf table parts of which date pre civil war, primitive three drawer chest, 1920s bedroom set. Also walnut table & 6 chairs, small drop leaf, twin beds, cedar chest, wing backs, more. Glass includes: German, Wedgwood, Fenton, carnival, plus. Absolutely no early birds

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

Garage Sale at Some Beach Tanning, located behind Carpet One, Saturday, 7am-11am, lots of miscelaneous.

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

GARAGE SALE OVER? River City Rescue Mission will pickup donated left over items. 601-636-6602. GARAGE SALE SATURDAY 7am- 12 noon. Furniture, washer/ dryer, lots of items, too much to list. 104 Hazel Drive (off Redbone Road)

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24. Business Services Toni Walker Terrett Attorney At Law 601-636-1109

GARAGE SALE, 210 Fairways Drive. Saturday 7am- until. nice clothes, kitchen items, remodeling fixtures, bedding linens, other miscellaneous.

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28. Furnished Apartments 1 BEDROOM WITH kitchen and bathroom, utilities furnished. 601-5299804. Completely furnished 1 bedroom and Studio Apartments. All utilities paid including cable and internet. Enclosed courtyard, Laundry room. Great location. $750 - $900 month. 601-415-9027, 601-638-4386.

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Beautiful Bride event will mimic real wedding day By Manivanh Chanprasith The annual Beautiful Bride expo at the Vicksburg Convention Center is back for an eighth year — with a twist. “We’re doing a different approach,” said VCC special events coordinator Sue Bagby. “Rather than have a typical bridal show, we’re going to have brides come in and be escorted to a wedding

If you go Beautiful Bride will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Vicksburg Convention Center. Admission is free for brides and $15 for guests. Brides can register by calling Sue Bagby at 601630-2929 or visiting ceremony and a reception.” She said the event, set for next Saturday, Sept. 18., will give brides a firsthand look into how their wedding day could look. The convention

center will be decorated to mimic a wedding ceremony, followed by a reception with all the trimmings, Bagby said. However, the new concept,

Bagby said, will cut the variety of vendors. “There won’t be as many vendors as last year, but there will be local vendors on hand to meet and greet with guests,” she said. Local vendors include Uptown Florist, To Friends invitation printing company, Body Shop, King of Hearts, Lasting Impressions, Joyful Design, Angelic Creations, Bella la Vita photography

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By Chris LeHourites The Associated Press LONDON — The Rolling Stones have hit their peak again in 2010, this time in the form of a rarely seen rereleased movie of a 1972 concert. “Ladies and Gentlemen ... The Rolling Stones” was originally released in late 1973 in Britain, but the film was not widely shown. The digitally remastered version, which made its global premiere on Tuesday in London, shows the Stones at their best, belting out classics like “Brown Sugar,” “You Can’t Always Get What You Want” and “Jumpin’ Jack Flash” along with “new” songs like “Tumbling Dice,” Sweet Virginia” and “Rip This Joint.” The latter songs were all on the 1972 album “Exile on Main St.,” which was also remastered and rereleased this year to great acclaim. None of the current Rolling Stones members that are in the movie — Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Charlie Watts — made it for the premiere, but former bassist Bill Wyman was in attendance. Wyman was with the band for 30 years but quit in 1992 to explore other musical opportunities. Although Jagger wasn’t there, a short interview with the lead singer was played on screen before the movie began. “Everyone’s very together and on,” Jagger said in the interview, which was recorded about six weeks ago in London. “I can remember the Rolling Stones being a very, kind of, lackadaisical, very sloppy band on stage. But this was obviously not the case on this day.” The 1972 tour was the Stones at their peak, or at least at the tail end of it. The five-year period leading up to that year is generally regarded as the band’s prime. From “Beggars Banquet” in 1968 through “Let It Bleed” in ’69 and “Sticky Fingers” in ’71, the Stones were the ultimate rock ’n’ roll band, playing hard and partying harder. The movie, pieced together from several different concerts played in Texas, was digitally See Stones, Page D3.

and Palmertree Catering, as well as the convention center, which is available for weddings and receptions. “I’m hoping this will be better for the brides, as well as for the vendors,” Bagby said. Beautiful Bride will run from 5 to 8 p.m. Admission is free for brides, and registration can be conducted at Others must pay $15 per person.

the Oxford campus. Writers and photographers get paid, but not much, Bonner said. He said the other national blues magazine is Blues Revue which, according to its website, this month began celebrating its 20th year in business. Blues historian Jim O’Neal, one of Living Blues’ founders, said he and a few others borrowed $300 from Bob Koester, owner of Chicago’s Jazz Record Mart, to get started. The record store was an information center for blues lovers. The concept was to publicize music that had been popular in Chicago nightclubs in black communities, said Bruce Iglauer, another magazine founder who is also founder and president of Alligator Records. Iglauer had just moved from Wisconsin to Chicago to be near the blues scene and he worked at Jazz Record Mart. “The first meetings were at my little apartment,” Iglauer said. “We had this passion for blues and we were frustrated because there were British blues magazines and

A Vicksburg native has been honored for his role in a Mississippi Public Broadcasting documentary. John Lanford, MPB’s chief of videography, and his team of five won a 2010 Southeast Regional Emmy for “The Gulf Islands: Mississippi’s Wilderness Shore,” broadcast in 2009. “It’s nice to have this recognition,” said Lanford, 45, the documentary’s co-producer and photographer. “It’s affirming of your work.” The documentary won the Outstanding Achievement in Television Crafts Achievement Excellence award in the category of Photographer-Program (Non-News)/Short Form, and was nominated for the Outstanding Achievement in Television Programming Excellence award in John the catLanford egory of Documentary-Historical. Winners were recognized at a June 26 gala in Atlanta. “MPB is thrilled to have been recognized with these nominations and win, and will continue the same high quality of programming,” MPB Executive Director Judy Lewis said in a statement. “I am very proud of our staff that works so hard and truly deserves this high honor.” Filmed and aired nationwide last year, the documentary focused on Mississippi’s barrier islands, which are part of the Gulf Islands National Seashore that spans more than 160 miles to Okaloosa Island near Fort Walton, Fla. The barrier islands in Mississippi are Cat, East and West Ship, Horn and Petit Bois, plus the Davis Bayou area in Ocean Springs. The documentary, available online at www., was used as a supplement to Ken Burns’ “The National Parks: America’s Best Idea,” also aired in 2009, Lanford said. Lanford, a 1983 graduate of Warren Central High School, studied radio, TV and film at the University of Southern Mississippi.

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Living Blues editor Brett Bonner stands next to a Blues Trail Marker at the University of Mississippi.

Ole Miss-based magazine still beltin’it out By Shelia Byrd The Associated Press OXFORD — As the Vietnam War raged and rock ’n’ roll reeled from the breakup of the Beatles, a ragtag group of enthusiasts put out the first edition of what they hoped would become a showcase magazine for the blues music they loved. The 1970 debut issue of Living Blues was peddled at a popular Chicago record store, at nightclubs and from the trunks of cars. Living Blues, now owned by the University of Mississippi, is the country’s oldest magazine dedicated to the genre. Its current 40th anniversary issue features images from more than 90 past covers, including some of the biggest names in the business. The magazine, published every two months, has an international distribution and circulation of more than 25,000. Many fans are hardcore traditionalists who like their blues tinged with the grit born of the Delta region. Brett Bonner, the magazine’s fifth editor in four decades, attributes its longevity to a formula from which it rarely strays: allowing the artists to describe how their culture drives the music. Bonner said it’s a style that works whether they’re profiling a legend, such as Honeyboy Edwards, or a rela-

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tive newcomer like Marquise Knox. “We’re far more interested in telling the life story of a musician, the culture that created him, than we are in telling the kind of guitar that he plays or the strings that he uses,” Bonner said. “People who don’t live in Mississippi are fascinated with the culture.” Blues music arose under the South’s plantation system, fueled by the pov-

erty-plagued existence of many of the early black artists who sang about their condition. In the magazine’s first quarterly issue in 1970, Howlin’ Wolf said he chose to play the music because, “I never could make no money on nothin’ but the blues.” Bonner and the writers travel across the country and abroad, but it’s a skeletal crew. He operates from his home about 20 miles east of


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Continued from Page D1. remastered and will be shown in theaters around the world in the coming weeks. The DVD and Blu-ray versions are set to be released in October, according to Eagle Rock Entertainment chief operating officer Geoff Kempin. The Stones also released “Stones in Exile” this year, a documentary about the making of “Exile on Main St.” “(Jagger is) very strategic about where and when he wants stuff released,” Kempin said. The movie opens with a black screen and some background noise. Soon, though, the lights come on and Watts starts banging on his drums as the band breaks into “Brown Sugar.” Throughout the movie, the clothes change as the concert footage switches from show to show, but the music remains crisp and tight. Before they start playing “Midnight Rambler,” Jagger personifies the attitude of the band at the time by taking a couple of swigs from a

big bottle of Jack Daniel’s whiskey. The footage also harkens back to the days when playing concerts was more intimate for the band because the stage was so small, especially compared to later tours when Jagger would constantly be on the move, sometimes even running through the crowd with security guards all around him. “We were really close together, super close together,” Jagger said. And with no additional vocals and only some keyboards and percussion in support, the sound was more raw. “I haven’t heard the Stones singing without backing vocals for years,” said Mike Griffiths, a 59-year-old television director and longtime fan. “It took me back.” The movie features 15 songs without interruption, finishing off with “Jumpin’ Jack Flash” and “Street Fighting Man.” “It was,” Jagger said, “a good choice of songs.”

Blues Continued from Page D1. French and Swedish magazines, and here in the home of the blues, there was no magazine.” O’Neal recalled that Iglauer once told him, “In five years, we would have published all the information people would need to know about blues and that would be it.” Four decades later finances are still an issue, said Bonner, but that hasn’t stopped the presses. Ever since the magazine was acquired by the university in 1983 for $1 from O’Neal and his then-wife, Amy, it’s been classified a not-for-profit entity. O’Neal, who lives in Kansas City, said he decided to transfer the magazine to the university after talking with Vicksburg native Bill Ferris, who was director of the university’s Center for the Study of Southern Culture. O’Neal said he recognized the potential of the magazine at Ole Miss. But there was another motivation: The magazine would be housed on a campus where a landmark civil rights battle was fought when the first black student, James Meredith, enrolled in 1962. “Just because of the history of racial tension at Ole Miss, I thought that it would be an important statement if the university could publish a magazine about African-American music and show how much things were changing in Mississippi,”

O’Neal said. For many blues artists, who often live from hand-tomouth waiting on the next gig, being on the cover on Living Blues is like a rock star’s dream of being on the cover of Rolling Stone. Singer Bobby Rush said Living Blues was the first to support him as he tried to cross over to white audiences. “Living Blues was one of the few that embraced me as a blues legend. Many men like myself had to cut records for white people, and then cut another kind for black people. I didn’t do that,” Rush said. Charlie Musselwhite, a Sonoma County, Calif., bluesman who was born in Kosciusko, Miss., said he’s never been on the cover of Living Blues, but doesn’t feel slighted. Musselwhite, who is white, said the publication dubs itself “the magazine of the African-American blues tradition.” Musselwhite, 66, said he’s collected every issue. “I’ve got them in boxes. I just can’t seem to throw them away,” Musselwhite said. “I’m just real happy for them that they’ve stayed in business all these years. Other blues magazines have folded. It’s preserving an important history of an American art form. You can’t find that information hardly anywhere else.”

Emmy Continued from Page D1. He has been with MPB since 1996, working on TV programs such as “Mississippi Roads” and “Job Hunter.” He worked at The Vicksburg Post, in the circulation department, during the 1980s. The Southeast Regional Emmy group is a chapter of the National Academy

of Television Arts & Sciences. The chapter, based in Atlanta, includes Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina and Asheville, N.C. Lanford, who lives in Clinton, is the son of Toni Lanford-Ferguson of Vicksburg and the late Charles Bowie Lanford.


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MATTHEWS, N.C. (AP) — For 17-year-old Lizzie Guest, the TV show “Glee” was a lifechanger, so when she heard about a summer camp based off the hit, she just had to enroll. And given a chance for an encore, she signed up again. The Charlotte Academy of Music’s first Glee Camp in June sparked so much interest from students eager to replicate what they saw on TV, the academy added a second camp, plus created a Glee Club that started practicing last week. The camp was among a handful across the country that rode the wave of “Glee” popularity to create a show choir comeback. At the Charlotte-area camp, 12- to 17-year-olds spent their days in an orange room with brown curtains that blocked the sunshine, learning to sing, twirl and march in sync. “It was just the most fun

“Glee,” Fox’s hit freshman musical-dramedy, scored 19 Emmy nominations, the most of any series this year. in the world,” said Guest, of Huntersville. “When I was younger, it was uncool to be in choir and show choir and all that kind of stuff, but now they see these people who are doing this, and they’re sounding amazing. ... It’s making people think that this is actually acceptable, and it’s not just acceptable, it’s awesome. People who are talented are now cool.” “Glee,” Fox’s hit freshman musical-dramedy, scored 19 Emmy nominations, the most of any series this year. It won four, including best supporting actress and directing for a comedy series. “We’re riding that wave right now,” said Regina Ziliani, director of the 2-year-old academy, which offers private music and voice lessons,

partly to fill in musical gaps in schools. “Everybody is just obsessed with ‘Glee.’” But its popularity comes as budget cuts prompt schools to further shrink their musical offerings for students. Nonprofit community arts providers, many of which partner with local schools, also have been forced to reduce their offerings, cut staff and offer less financial aid amid the recession, according to the National Guild for Community Arts Education’s May 2009 survey of its members. “With shows like ‘Glee’ returning this fall, kids are going back to school with a greater desire to make music,” said Scott Robertson, spokesman for California-based National Association of Music Merchants. “Many schools

across the country continue to reduce music and arts education or cut music programs altogether. Yet, according to our latest research, kids want more than ever to learn how to play instruments, join the glee club, or perform in school musicals.” That’s fueled not only by “Glee,” he said, but also other music-making TV shows such as “iCarly,” ‘’Big Time Rush” and the “Camp Rock” movies. It’s difficult to measure the current popularity of glee camps and clubs, with officials at national music and camp organizations saying they haven’t tracked it. But the number of accredited performing arts camps was already on the rise before the first season of “Glee” aired a year ago, from 527 in 2001 to 804 in 2007, according to the Indiana-based American Camp Association.


Saturday, September 11, 2010

The Vicksburg Post

Visit Your House of Worship

The sponsors of this feature do so with the hope that more people will attend a church or synagogue of their choice on a weekly basis. David J. Boolos Accounting Business/Individual Tax Returns • Payroll Services 3527 Wisconsin Avenue 601-634-1512

Scallions Jewelers

Danny Scallion & Staff “We Buy and Sell Gold and Diamonds” Appraisals • In-Store Repair 1207 Washington Street 601-636-6413

RiverHills Bank


Magnolia Lawn & Tractor, Inc. Billy Shinn 1029 Hwy. 61 North 601-636-3461

Riverbend Construction Company, Inc.

Mobil 1 Lube Express

Mike Hogan, Owner Roofing • Slate & Tile Roof Repair General Sheet Metal Work • Gutters 804 Madison Street 601-831-0002

Charles & Betty Pendleton 4326 Highway 61 South 601-631-8000

Caruthers HVACR, LLC

Rice Realty Group, Inc.

The Caruthers Family Sales • Service • Installation Residential • Commercial • Industrial 3300 Washington Street 601-636-9433

Commercial • Residential • Industrial Family owned for Over 40 years 601-636-5199

Captain Jack’s

Open Thursday-Friday 9-6; Saturday 9-3 1901 N. Frontage Road 601-638-7001

Stacia Johnson Alfa Insurance Co.

“Let’s Talk About Tomorrow” Auto • Home • Life 1640 Highway 61 N. 601-636-3433

Super Jr’s Grocery & Meats J. M. Tidwell, Jr. 1490 Highway 61 N. 1095 Oak Ridge Road 4300 Nailor Road

Jackson Auto & Towing Michael & Sandy Jackson 97 Sammy Young Road 601-636-1328 601-218-1831

Collins Eye Clinic and Optical Boutique

We Have Our Eyes On You 1206 Mission 66 601-638-2081


Danny Rice / Broker “Land is our Business” 601-638-2236 • cell: 601-529-2847

Philip Jones Electric Co.

Barnes Auto Glass & Windshield Repair


ach new season reminds us that we can’t hold onto time…how do we let go of one season and successfully move onto the next? We can share the joys and sorrows with others on the same journey. With help, we can embrace each phase of our life and prepare for the next. God’s wisdom can guide us through our seasons and help us be prepared. Worship at His house this week and find fellowship and faith to help you on your way. Sunday Psalm 19

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday 1 Corinthians 1 Corinthians 1 Corinthians 1 Corinthians 1.1-17 1.18-31 2.1-16 3.1-23

Friday Luke 12.1-12

Saturday Luke 12.13-31

Scriptures Selected by The American Bible Society Copyright 2010, Keister-Williams Newspaper Services, P. O. Box 8187, Charlottesville, VA 22906,

S&S Automotive & Transmission 3660 Hwy. 61 South 601-661-0039


820 South Street • 601-636-3752 1240 Hwy. 61 N • 601-634-4347 3312 Pemberton Blvd. • 601-634-6750 3134 Indiana Avenue • 601-634-4340

Sanders-Hollingsworth Builders, LLC

Remodeling • New Homes • Additions Drainage Improvements 601-629-7808

Bob Bell Insurance, Inc.

Life, Health & Employee Benefits Quality Plans, Personal Service at Great Rates 100 Pear Orchard, Suite F 601-638-7781 Bob Bell, CLU & Michele Bell - Agents

Vicksburg Toyota

4105 East Clay Street Vicksburg MS 39180 601-636-2855 1-800-499-5926

Porter Paints & Decorating Center Johnny Means & Staff 1882 South Frontage Road 601-630-9090

Neill Gas, Inc.

No. 4 Port Terminal Circle Industrial Harbour 601-636-0924

Superior Heating & Cooling Larry Ray, Owner Sales • Service • Installation Commercial • Residential 601-638-9225

Wesley B. Jones Electrical Co. Residential • Commercial 50’ Bucket Trucks 6611 Paxton Road 601-636-9591 Fax: 601-636-9413

Jason Barnes Mobile Service to Your Home or Office 1900 S. I-20 Frontage Road 601-661-0900

Heritage House Nursing and Retirement Center Robert Greer, Administrator, and Staff 3103 Wisconsin Avenue 601-638-1514

Corner Drug Store Joe A. Gerache, Sr. & Joe A. Gerache, Jr. 1123 Washington Street 601-636-2756

Taylor’s Audit & Tax Service Carlis Abney & Staff 4402 Halls Ferry Road 601-636-7268 or 601-636-1661

River City Body & Wrecker Service David Vanderberry & Staff Foreign and Domestic 2005 Highway 61 South 601-636-1493

Ricky’s Welding & Machine Shop 1721 Levee Street 601-638-8238 Rick Lowery & Employees

Heard Electric Company, Inc. In Business Since 1952 Commercial • Industrial 601-636-4711

Be A Big Fish.SM 1400 Hwy 61 North 601.636.1445 2125 North Frontage Rd 601.661.7312 702 Market St, Port Gibson, Ms 601.437.4271 Member FDIC

Automatic Transmission Service Donnie Remore, Owner 560 Highway 80 601-638-4441

Hill City Radiator

New & Used Radiators Truck & Farm Equipment 1717 Washington Street 601-636-0162

Miller’s Tire Mart

“Your Goodyear Dealer” 1709 Clay Street 601-636-7551 Robert & Marion Murphy

Atwood Chevrolet

2339 N. Frontage Road 601-638-1252 Parts: 601-638-4131 Body Shop: 601-638-4445

Helping Hand Family Pharmacy Mon. - Fri. 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. Sat. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Sun. Closed 1670 Highway 61 North 601-631-6837

The County Market

2101 Clay Street Jerry Stuckey, Manager

Warfield’s Service Center

Carl Smith & Employees Your Full Service Center Tune Up • A/C Service Brake Service • General Repairs 2610 1/2 Clay Street 601-638-1752

Dave’s Custom Meats

We process deer meat Specializing in Smoked Sausage 1580 Highway 80 601-636-0342

Firearms Outfitters

Jimmy Bagby Sales & Repair • Firearms & Accessories Inside Hadad’s Outdoor World 940 Hwy. 61 North 601-638-7621

Blackburn Motor Company • Blackburn Nissan 2135 N. Frontage Road 601-636-2766 • Blackburn Chrysler Dodge Jeep 2195 N. Frontage Road 601-661-7565

Shipley Do-Nuts

1405 Clay Street, 601-638-3024 3424 Halls Ferry Road, 601-638-6675 885 Hwy. 61 N. Frontage Road, 601-630-9244

Griffith Florist

When The Occasion Calls For Flowers 1019 Jackson Street 601-636-9461

McAlister’s Deli

Sandwiches • Soups • Spuds • Salads Lunch • Dinner • Take Out & Catering 4200 Clay St. 601-619-8222

Breithaupt Real Estate, LLC 2735 Washington Street 601-638-6243

Foam Packaging, Inc.

Manufacturers of Extruded Polystyrene Foam Sheets, Egg Cartons & Containers 35 Stennis Drive • Vicksburg, MS 39180 P. O. Box 1075 • Vicksburg, MS 39181 601-638-4871 • 601-636-2655 (fax)

Cook Tractor Company

“Your Kubota Dealer” 680 Hwy. 80 601-636-4641 Steve & William Cook & Family

Leech Real Estate of Vicksburg Vanessa Leech, Broker/Owner 601-636-5947

New Health Chiropractic Center Thomas W. Houseal, Doctor of Chiropractic 1825 N. Frontage Road, Suite D 601-634-1600

Easterling Enterprises, Inc. dba

T.D.’s Tires & Accessories 2704 Clay Street Vicksburg, MS 39183-3131 601-638-3252

George Carr Buick • Pontiac • Cadillac • GMC 2950 S. Frontage Road 601-636-7777 • 1-800-669-3620

Vicksburg Telephone Systems, Inc. Robert Henley & Staff 955 Hwy. 61 N. Bypass 601-634-1838

Battlefield Discount Drugs John Storey 3040A Indiana Avenue 601-636-3374

Kinder Morgan Bulk Terminals, Inc. Port of Vicksburg Vicksburg, Mississippi 601-636-6643

The Vicksburg Post 1601-F North Frontage Road Post Plaza 601-636-4545 Fax 601-634-0897

Speediprint & Office Supplies More than just printing 1601 N. Frontage Road Post Plaza 601-638-2900 Fax 601-636-6711

Signs First Banners • Real Estate Signs Vehicle Lettering 1601 North Frontage Road Post Plaza 601-631-0400 Fax 601-638-9849

“In God I have put my trust; I will not be afraid. ” – Psalm 56 : 11


September 11, 2010