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Jobless situation ‘a national crisis’ Claims for benefits fall By The Associated Press
BILL MONROE ON THEIR MINDS
WASHINGTON — Hours after the chairman of the Federal Reserve said longterm unemployment is a “national crisis,” the Labor Department said the number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell sharply last week, an encouraging sign that layoffs are easing. “This is unheard of,” Ben Bernanke said in Cleveland Wednesday as he talked about unemployed workers. “This has never happened in the post-war period in the United States. They are losing the skills they had, they are losing their connections, their attachment to the labor force. Responding to a question, Bernanke said long-term unemployment, budgetary discipline and housing policy were the three most impor-
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TODAY IN HISTORY 1789: The U.S. War Department establishes a regular army with a strength of several hundred men. 1918: Allied forces begin their decisive breakthrough of the Hindenburg Line during World War I. 1978: Pope John Paul I is found dead in his Vatican apartment just over a month after becoming head of the Roman Catholic Church.
1982: Extra-Strength Tylenol capsules laced with cyanide claim the first of seven victims in the Chicago area. (To date, the case remains unsolved.) 2010: Actor Tony Curtis, 85, dies in Hendersonville, Nev.
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City landscaper Jeff Richardson, left, and Main Street Director Kim Hopkins place pumpkins at Washington and Veto streets Wednesday morning in preparation for the Fall Festival this weekend. Events kick off Friday night.
This weekend Friday
• 7 p.m. — 17th annual Downtown Fall Festival; event kicks off with free concert at Riverstage Plaza at Washington and Crawford streets; performers: Four Guys and A Girl, and Muleman; sponsored by Vicksburg Main Street; 601-634-4527, www.downtownvicksburg.org or Facebook.
• Stocks rise on low jobless rate • Germany OKs loans to bailout fund tant areas where Congress could contribute to an economic recovery. “There are certainly some areas Ben where other Bernanke policymakers could contribute,” he said. “Monetary policy can do a lot, but monetary policy is not a panacea,” Bernanke said. On the housing crisis, Bernanke said strong government programs to help the See Jobs, Page A9.
Technology changing spin on today’s law and order By Pamela Hitchins firstname.lastname@example.org These are not your daddy’s cops and robbers. Technology is changing how criminals work and how law enforcement officers catch them and prosecutors put them in prison, said Warren County District Attorney Ricky Smith. “The use of computers and cell phones is so prevalent now, even when the crime is not computer-related, there is still a lot of evidence that can be accessed through them or through a cell phone,” said Smith. Smith attended the Southeastern Prosecutors Summit staged by the National Computer Forensics Institute in Hoover, Ala., this week.
‘It’s getting easier and easier to steal information from people.’ Ricky Smith District attorney Retrieving information from a suspect’s computer and cell phone were just two of the topics covered. Identity theft is a growing concern in Warren County and in the state, Smith said. Thieves skilled in the use of technology can nab credit card numbers and docuSee Tech, Page A9.
Congressmen still short on social media savvy
• 8 a.m. — Second annual Bricks and Spokes; 10-mile, 30mile or 50-mile bicycle routes for all skill levels; starts at Washington and Grove streets; registration: $35 in advance or day of event; 601-6344527 or www.getregistered.com; sponsored by Vicksburg Main Street: 601-6344527, www.downtownvicksburg.org or Facebook. • 8 a.m.-5 p.m. — 29th annual Old Court House Museum Flea Market; Old Court House Museum on Cherry Street; free;
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Roger Hopkins, husband of Main Street Director Kim Hopkins, places rubber mats over the metal joints leading to the U.S. 80 bridge over the Mississippi River this morning in preparation for Saturdays Bricks and Spokes ride.
arts and crafts, collectibles, plants, antiques, food and political candidates; 601-636-0741 or www.oldcourthouse. org. • 10 a.m. — 17th annual Downtown Fall Festival resumes
along Washington Street; sidewalk sales, children’s activities, exhibitions and music by Dandy and the Lions and Big Joe Shelton; 601-634-4527, www.downtownvicksburg.org or Facebook.
Lawmakers instead should be using social media to actively engage that 18 to 29 WASHINGTON — Eight crowd instead of as another of every 10 members of Conone-way communication tool gress are on Facebook and to tout their latest talking Twitter, but social media points. experts say ‘If you’re looking for “Social media lawmakers should be the youth vote for has gone from a publishing platmore interacany election coming form to a really tive in using online comup, you need to have interactive space,” says Andrew Foxmunication social media on well, manager of tools to reach marketing and out to young your side.’ new media at people, one of their most elu- Sarah Richards iConstituent, a Graduate Student firm assisting consive constitugressional offices ent groups. with constituent outreach. People ages 18 to 29 — the “You have to interact. That’s so-called millennials — practhe added value of social tically live online. Yet simply media.” adopting the latest technolFoxwell advises lawmakogy isn’t enough to bring ers to respond to millennials’ them into the political world comments on Facebook and of Congress, according to the experts and leaders of See Social, Page A9. youth-based political groups.
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Edwards exit ramps closed today, Friday Interstate 20 exit ramps at Edwards will be closed today and Friday for paving, Mississippi Department of Transportation officials announced. The eastbound ramp was set to be closed today from 6 a.m. to about 1 p.m. for final stages of the department’s reconstruction project. The paving will continue Friday on the westbound exit ramp, which will be closed from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. MDOT officials said drivers should expect traffic delays, and motorists heading to Edwards, which is at Exit 19 on the highway, were advised to seek alternate routes, which include U.S. 80 from east and west. Complete information is available at www.MSTraffic. com. On mobile devices, visit http://www.mstraffic.com/ mobile.
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So Yesterday Thrift Store owner Jennifer Hearn, left, and her son, John-Ryan, and sister-in-law Heather Hearn stand inside their shop at 3403 Pemberton Square Blvd. The store
in Pemberton Plaza is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and can be reached at 601-618-4067.
Oakley escapee found near Vicksburg home A call about a suspicious vehicle on Shady Lane led to the arrest of a 17-yearold male juvenile who had escaped Sept. 21 from Oakley Training Center in Hinds County, Vicksburg police Lt. Bobby Stewart said. Stewart said officers responding to calls from residents about two juveniles sitting in a car parked in the 300 block of Shady Lane, in Enchanted Hills subdivision, arrived to find an empty 1995 Buick Regal that had been reported stolen about the time of the escape from a home in Hinds County in the area around Oakley. When officers went to the teen’s mother’s house in the same block to talk with her, he fled out the back door and into a wooded area behind
from staff reports the house. He was later captured by a police officer and a police dog. He was returned to Hinds County, where he will be charged with burglary and auto theft, Stewart said. He said the other teen in the car was a white male who escaped with the 17-year-old and remains at-large. His age was unavailable.
Five car break-ins reported in minutes Money, CDs and audio equipment were among the items reported stolen today in a series of early morning car burglaries in the Rolling Acres housing complex off
Mission 66, Vicksburg police Lt. Bobby Stewart said. Stewart said 10 CDs valued at $100 were reported stolen at 3:30 a.m. from a 2007 Ford Explorer parked in the 100 block of Elizabeth Circle. Four minutes later, he said, $40 was reported stolen from a 1998 Mercury Marquis in the 100 block of Athens Street. At the same time, a wallet valued at $10 and containing $10 was reported stolen from a 2000 Oldsmobile parked in the 100 block of Elizabeth Circle. At 3:38 a.m., an AM/FM/ CD player valued at $200 was reported stolen from a 2001 Jeep Laredo in the 100 block of Elizabeth Circle, and a 1987 Ford Mustang parked in the same block was reported ransacked, but nothing
missing. Stewart said officers responding to the call about the 2007 Explorer discovered the other break-ins while investigating the Explorer burglary and notified the owners. He said all of the cars were entered by breaking the driver’s side windows. He said police believe the break-ins are related and the work of either one person or several people.
Computer is missing from county home A Dell laptop valued at $250 was reported stolen about 8:32 a.m. Wednesday from a home in the 100 block of North Drive, Warren County Sheriff Martin Pace said.
Mississippi native seeks help for film A Meridian native will host an event Saturday at the Old Southern Tea Room to raise money for a film that features Vicksburg. T.J. Harper, who now lives in Greenville, N.C., is hoping to raise enough funds to produce a movie based on “Mississippi Blues,” a book by Cassandra Darden Bell that uses Vicksburg as the backdrop. “I have people lined up to tell interested investors about the story,” Harper said. Harper, whose company is POPSFilm, will be the movie’s director and screenplay writer. The free event will run from 5 to 7 p.m., and anyone who attends will receive a signed poster and the novel on which the film is based. The Old Southern Tea Room is inside The Vicksburg on Clay Street. For more information, call 601-880-9427 or e-mail paintapictureproductions@gmail. com.
Clinton school bus driver, ex-choir teacher face sexual abuse charges JACKSON, Miss. — A Clinton school bus driver and a former Clinton choir teacher are both accused of sexual abuse. Hinds County Sheriff’s Department Capt. Henry Glaze said 69-year-old Shepard Ray Havens of Bolton was arrested Wednesday. Havens was being held in the county jail pending an initial court appearance. Glaze said the girl is a fifth-grader at Eastside Elementary School. The incident occurred on Havens’ bus Friday. Glaze said the girl told her parents who contacted
BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS authorities. School officials said Havens was placed on unpaid leave Monday by the school district, and he resigned following his arrest. Havens had been employed by the district for about three years. The former Clinton High School choir teacher has been indicted on eight felony counts of gratification of lust in Hinds County, prosecutors said. Hinds County Assis-
tant District Attorney Jamie McBride said that John Langworthy was served with the indictment Wednesday. Langworthy is accused of befriending boys at two Jackson Baptist churches more than two decades ago, then sexually abusing them.
Sheriff: Murder victim surprised by burglar BRANDON, Miss. — Rankin County Sheriff Ronnie Pennington said he believes a woman killed this week surprised a burglar and was shot in the back
side of the head. Pennington said Leslie Olivia Sheppard Doame was found in her trailer. She worked as a clerk, at night, for Triple A Transportation in Richland. She slept through the day. Pennington said whoever went into the home was surprised that she was there, and it resulted in her death.
Traffic deaths drop in Louisiana BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana Highway Safety Commission said traffic deaths in the state last year
dropped to their lowest level since Louisiana State University started reporting such data in 1984. The recently completed Louisiana Annual Traffic Records Data Report shows that 720 people were killed and 68,700 were injured in crashes in 2010. Last year was the third consecutive year that deaths declined on Louisiana’s roads. Last year’s fatalities dropped 12.6 percent from the previous year’s count of 824. Injuries dropped 6.9 percent from the 2009 total of 73,900.
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benefits Food Drive — Nonperishable food items can be taken to any BancorpSouth location in Vicksburg; month of October-Nov. 16; benefits The Storehouse Community Food Pantry. Bras For Breast Cancer — Collecting bras the month of October; drop-offs at Riverwalk Casino Hotel, Shape Up Sisters and Curves for Women in Jackson.
Churches Food Distribution — 9-11 a.m. Saturday; proof of income, Social Security cards and picture identification; Triumphant Administration
Building, 74 Scenic Drive, behind church building; 601638-8135. Greater Grove Street M.B. — Academic enrichment program, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday; ages 9-12; 2715 Alcorn Drive. Hawkins United Methodist — Bake, plant and garage sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday; barbecue chicken dinners, 11-2; eat in or take out, $8 per ticket; 601-636-2242; 3736 Halls Ferry Road. Pleasant Valley M.B. — Fish fry, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday; $7 per plate; 260 Mississippi 27; for delivery, 601-661-5632. New Mount Pilgrim M.B. — Program honoring musician Evelyn Jean Thomas, 6 p.m. Saturday; Henry Williams, pastor; 501 N. Poplar St. Kings Community Empowerment Center — Gospel Music Reunion, 5 p.m. Saturday; Gospel Visionairs, Evening Stars, King Jubilees, Mighty Stars of Joy, R&W Specials and many others; sponsored by Jimmy Cotton and the Gospel Visionairs; 601-638-7598; 224
R.L. Chase Circle. Gospel Temple Sunday School Leadership Academy — Safe Place After School Program, 3-6 p.m.; enrollment ongoing; snacks provided daily; Gospel Temple M.B. Church fellowship hall, 1612 Lane St.; Minister Manny Murphy, 601738-8140.
CLUBs MOPH Hill City Chapter 680 — 3 today; Jack Hearn will be receiving a medal at Southern University; Thomas J. Powell, 601-634-0707 or 601-2182789. WC Big Blue Reunion — 5:30 p.m. Friday, WCHS band hall; 6 p.m. Saturday, Roca; Allison Hubbard, 601-636-5458, or David Cox, 601-415-9976. 1972 Class of North and South Vicksburg and Warren Central Reunion — Planning meeting, 6 p.m. Friday; LD’s Restaurant; 1111 Mulberry St. American Legion Post 213 The Hut — Dance with DJ
“Dr. C” Richard Clark, 9 p.m. Friday; free admission, cash raffle drawing; dance with DJ “Horseman” Mitchell, 8 p.m. Sunday; admission, $3 singles or $5 couples, cash raffle drawing. Ashmead DAR — 10 a.m. Saturday; Dr. Jim Barnett, Miss. Dept. of Archives and History, Mississippi’s Native Americans; public library. Fidelity Lodge No. 507 — 5-7 p.m. Sunday; finalize update for midyear conference with daughters; all members need to be present; Willie Johnson, 601-456-1330; 916 Walnut St.
PUBLIC PROGRAMS Fall Festival — 7 p.m. Friday, 4 Guys & A Girl and the Muleman at Riverstage Plaza; downtown Saturday, sidewalk sales, daytime entertainers, arts and crafts vendors and food. Forever Home 2011 — 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; adopt a rescued pet and receive tote bag filled with pet
gifts and supplies, while supplies last; pet photo sessions, obedience training, family fun activities and free drawings; hosted by PetSense, 3405 Pemberton Square Blvd., 601636-2326. Flea Market — 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; over 200 arts/crafts and food booths; Old Court House Museum/Court Square; George “Bubba” Bolm, 601636-0741. Bird Walk — 8-10 a.m. Saturday; LeFleur’s Bluff State Park; 601-956-7444. Ballroom Dance Lessons — 5-6 p.m. Sunday and Oct. 23; presented by James Frechette; the West Coast Swing; $10 per person; SCHC, 601-631-2997. Levi’s — A Gathering Place; 7-10 p.m. Saturday, music by Southwinds; donations appreciated. Vicksburg Housing Authority Career Center — Registration for GED classes, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; 601-638-1661 or 601-738-8140.
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Chopper-maker says it Barbour honors 11 for distinguished careers did not hide crash report Medal of Service
By Emily Wagster Pettus The Associated Press JACKSON — Gov. Haley Barbour on Wednesday honored 11 people with the Mississippi Medal of Service, saying their work in business, education, entertainment, politics and the judiciary has made the state a better place to live. “Every one of them, in a very important way, has made a difference for our state,” Barbour said during a ceremony at the Woolfolk state office building in downtown Jackson. Some of the honorees, including retired state Court of Appeals Judge Mary Libby Payne, come from families who have lived in Mississippi for generations. One of them, former state Board of Education member Lucimarian Roberts of Pass Christian, grew up in Ohio and moved to Mississippi in 1975, when she was 45. Her family was transferred to the state for her husband’s military career. Roberts was the first black woman to chair the Mississippi Board of Education and to become president of the Mississippi Coast Coliseum Commission. Payne was among the first group of judges — and the first woman — on the Court of Appeals. She served from January 1995 through July 2001. Payne said she comes from a
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Lucimarian Roberts pats the cheek of Gov. Haley Barbour after receiving the Mississippi family with a long history of public service. Barbour, a Republican who leaves office in January, created the Medal of Service award two years ago to recognize people whose work has boosted the state. This year’s other recipients are: • Former Mississippi Supreme Court Justice Reuben Anderson, a Jackson native who grew up during segregation in the 1950s and 1960s and worked as a civilrights attorney. • Businessman Jim Barks-
Medal of Service in Jackson Wednesday.
dale, a Jackson native and former president and chief executive officer of Netscape Communications Corp. • Republican U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, a Pontotoc native who grew up in Byram. • Former University of Mississippi Chancellor Robert Khayat, a Moss Point native. • Blues legend B.B. King, who grew up in the Mississippi Delta. • Former University of Southern Mississippi President Aubrey Lucas, a native of State Line, Miss. Lucas served four years as president
Covington schools rape suit re-examined JACKSON (AP) — A federal appeals court in New Orleans will hear oral arguments in a lawsuit that claims a 9-yearold girl was checked out of a south Mississippi school six times by an unauthorized man who then raped her. The lawsuit filed in 2008 by the girl’s father and paternal grandmother said a Covington County elementary school failed to verify Tommy Keyes’ identity when he took the girl from campus in 2007 and 2008. The school district denies the accusation. A federal judge in Mississippi dismissed the lawsuit. Then, in August, a three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Court of Appeals reinstated it. In an order filed Monday
Tornado caused Bolivar damage, NWS says CLEVELAND (AP) — The National Weather Service has determined a tornado caused damage to homes and business in Bolivar County. Between the hours of 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. Sunday, the weather service had received multiple reports of grounded tornados around the area. These reports came from Benoit, Boyle and the Stanton subdivision within Cleveland.
The Family of the late
Bennie Williams Jr.
would like to thank the Vicksburg Fire & Rescue, River Region Medical Center ER staff, City Wide Ushers, Greater Mt. Lebanon M.B. Church, Beverly Stewart & Peggy Pierce for your wonderful deeds during the crisis and death of our beloved “Bennie”. May God continue to bless each of you. Barbara Williams, Russell Williams, Eric Williams, and Troy Williams
and released Wednesday, the full 5th Circuit Court agreed to hear the school district’s appeal of the reinstatement. The court said oral arguments will be scheduled later. The lawsuit said the 6-foot2-inch Keyes allegedly signed the check-out sheet on one occasion as the girl’s mother but usually signed her father’s name. The lawsuit said Keyes “brutally and viciously raped, sodomized and molested” the girl each time he checked her out of school. Keyes brought the girl back to school and checked her in after the attacks, the lawsuit said. The girl is listed as Jane Doe in court records. The Associated Press, which generally
does not identify victims of sexual crimes, is not reporting her relatives’ names to protect the identity of the child. Keyes, 37, was convicted of sexual battery in the assaults and has been serving a 10-year prison sentence since 2009, according to the Mississippi Department of Corrections website. U.S. District Judge Keith Starrett dismissed the lawsuit in 2009, basing his ruling on the legal reasoning that the girl had no constitutional guarantee of protection at the school under the circumstances in this case. He also ruled that the education officials named as individual defendants in the lawsuit had immunity.
of Delta State University four years before serving 22 years in the presidency of USM. Lucas was the state’s interim commissioner for higher education from 2008 to 2009. • Democratic Mississippi House Speaker Billy McCoy, a Rienzi native. • Former Mississippi Supreme Court Justice Ed Pittman who grew up in Hattiesburg. • Jackson businessman Cornelius Turner. He established a contracting company Major Associates Inc., in 1963.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The manufacturer of a helicopter that crashed in Louisiana in 2009, killing eight people on the fatal trip to an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico, defended itself Wednesday against accusations that it hid a damning internal report to conceal its liability. The owner of the helicopter, PHI Inc., wants U.S. Magistrate Karen Wells Roby to sanction Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. for hiding a report by one of its engineers that concluded that Sikorsky’s faulty design caused its helicopter to crash near Morgan City. Lawyers for PHI and the sole survivor in the crash allege that the report only came to light in March during a deposition of a company official, more than a year after
the report was completed in October 2009 and disseminated internally at Sikorsky. Those lawyers say Sikorsky should have handed over the report earlier and now should be sanctioned for not telling plaintiffs about the report. During a court hearing Wednesday, Sikorsky lawyers acknowledged making mistakes during the court proceedings but said there was no attempt to hide the report. “Right, wrong or otherwise, we have produced documents,” said Kevin Tully, a lawyer for Sikorsky. “We are doing our level best.” Roby took the case under advisement, saying the charges were serious and that she would not make a hasty ruling.
Retired N.O. archbishop dies at 98 NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former Archbishop Philip Matthew Hannan, a paratroop chaplain during three World War II campaigns and head of the Catholic Archdiocese of New Orleans from 1965 until 1988, has died at the age of 98 after a long illness. The archdiocese said Hannan died peacefully shortly after 3 this morning. Hannan was assigned to
New Orleans from Washington, where he had been auxiliary bishop since 1956. Two of his saddest duties were delivering eulogies for his friends the Kennedys — President John F. Kennedy, killed by a sniper in Dallas in 1963, and Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, shot in Los Angeles during his 1968 campaign for president.
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JACK VIX SAYS: Congratulations to the 11 Mississippi Medal of Service honorees.
OLD POST FILES 120 YEARS AGO: 1891 Eben Walthall returns from Dallas, Fort Worth and Waco, Texas. • The Garden Restaurant building will be repaired and improved. • Gus Williams is coming to the opera house in “Keppler’s Fortunes.”
110 YEARS AGO: 1901 Mrs. Charles Peatross is very ill. • Capt. and Mrs. C.J. Searles return from Chicago. • Howard Cole returns from Kansas City.
100 YEARS AGO: 1911 Tom Foley leaves for Greenwood. • All the shop forces go out and strikebreakers are sent here in the Y&MV Railroad strike. • George Ammons returns from the North.
90 YEARS AGO: 1921 Many Chinese curios are displayed by Tom Farris. • Mr. and Mrs. E. Jabour celebrate their silver wedding anniversary. • Mr. J.W. Johnson is due home after a trip.
80 YEARS AGO: 1931 News is received here of the death of Capt. John Mattingly in Yazoo City. • Joe H. Moore and Mrs. Katherine Reed are married.
70 YEARS AGO: 1941 A son is born to Mr. and Mrs. V.V. Day. • The Carr Central Greenies blank Meridian, 19-0.
60 YEARS AGO: 1951 The Vicksburg Post-Herald booth in the commercial building of the Miss-Lou Fair attracts a great deal of attention as the latest stories tick off The Associated Press teletype.
50 YEARS AGO: 1961
40 YEARS AGO: 1971
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Newman announce the birth of a son, Frank, on Sept. 28. • Dr. and Mrs. Dewey Purser announce the birth of a daughter, Cynthia Jean, on Sept. 30. Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Clark announce the birth of a son, J.W. Jr., on Sept. 9. • Warren Central High School defeats Columbia, 23-0. • Services are held for Fred Massey, Tallulah resident.
The ignored group in fight for jobs Ten years after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and just less than a month after President Barack Obama’s big jobs speech to Congress, you’d think it would inspire unanimous support for at least one of the president’s proposals: to create big tax credits for companies that hire military veterans. Not so much. When it comes to our obligation, in Lincoln’s phrase, “to care for him who shall have borne the battle,” too often the line stops at the unemployment office. The White House says that as of June, the unemployment rate for post-9/11 veterans was 13.3 percent, 4.2 percent higher than the current national rate. The Obama administration’s Veterans Hiring Initiative would address that by giving employers a $2,400 tax credit for hiring an unemployed vet, and double that if the vet has been out of work for six months or more. In addition, firms that hire veterans with service-related disabilities would be eligible for a $4,800 tax credit, and double that
if the “wounded warrior” has been out of work for six months. Congress managed to contain its enthusiasm for the proposal. Republicans are leery of any program that would be paid for with higher taxes on the wealthy. Democrats are leery of any program that can be hung around their necks as “stimulus spending.” Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., did say that the Senate would take up the bill, but he wasn’t saying when. Aside from political and budget considerations, there are other obstacles to getting more veterans into the civilian work force. Foremost is that there aren’t many jobs available for anyone, with 4 1/2 unemployed workers now available for every vacant job. And while it’s true that the military teaches leadership, teamwork and discipline, many of the jobless veterans fall into a demographic category that is having a tough time finding work. Having enlisted out of high school — sometimes because they couldn’t find a decent job in a changing
30 YEARS AGO: 1981
economy — they come out of the military at 22 or 23, often with combat experience but not work experience. In pre-recession, pre-globalization America, they could have expected to move into the construction trades or a manufacturing job. Not these days — not often, anyway. Some 125,000 of these young veterans have military-related disabilities. Some have lost limbs. Others struggle, to a greater or lesser degree, with post-traumatic stress disorder or traumatic brain injury, the “signature wound” of wars in which roadside bombs are the enemy’s weapon of choice. But here’s the thing: America didn’t go to war after 9/11. These Americans did. Yes, there’s the new GI bill that pays for college tuition. But what of those who can’t make it in college? What of the 10,000 post9/11 vets who are homeless? Talk about a national debt. This should be the deal: If you fight a war for us, we’ve got a job for you.
Mr. and Mrs. John Cecil Newton announce the birth of twin sons, Robert Oren and Jonathan Craig, on Oct. 1. • Terrence Charles Copeland celebrates his third birthday. • Linda Lusco and Debbie McCaffrey pledge Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority at the University of Mississippi.
20 YEARS AGO: 1991 Mississippi voters head to the polls in the second of three elections to choose state and county officials. • Dr. Jane Ellen McAllister, 93, promotes saving homeless dogs. • Dr. R. D. Ward, Rolling Fork resident, dies. • Avery Landon Mathes celebrates his fourth birthday.
10 YEARS AGO: 2001 Edith B. Stephens dies. • Discount Depot, at the junction of Fisher Ferry and Grange Hall roads, holds a going-outof-business sale. • Sidney Meacham bags a 6x6 bull elk in Montana.
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MODERATELY CONFUSED by Jeff Stahler
Lawmakers unlikely to make substantial PERS changes STARKVILLE — When Gov. Haley Barbour and Treasurer Tate Reeves first talked publicly in 2010 about concerns about the state’s Public Employee Retirement System in the wake of a critical study citing unfunded liabilities, state legislators in essence turned a deaf ear to discussions of reforming PERS. That after the two GOP state officials simply had the temerity to point out that over the last decade, the Mississippi Legislature raised state employee retirement benefits without providing a funding mechanism while simultaneously failing to set aside funds to meet future retiree health care benefits. Those actions cast some financial shadows over the state’s once-pristine retirement system. There was a reason legislators balked. Lawmakers simply don’t want the increased scrutiny that any discussion of PERS reform will have on the Legislature’s own enhanced retirement benefits. Since 1989, Mississippi’s 174 legislators and the lieutenant gover-
Lawmakers simply don’t want the increased scrutiny that any discussion of PERS reform will have on the Legislature’s own enhanced retirement benefits.
nor have enjoyed a preferential state retirement system that is 1 1/2 times more lucrative than that provided “regular” state employees like school teachers or highway workers. In a story this week, USA Today claimed that “Mississippi legislators get two pensions that on average add up to 165 percent of their salary.” The special legislative system — called the Supplemental Legislative Retirement Plan (SLRP) — allows legislators to pay into the Public Employees’ Retirement System at a rate 50 percent higher than for regular employees. At the same time,
the state contributes to the SLRP at a rate 50 percent higher for legislators than it does for regular state employees. “Regular” state employees are only members of PERS while legislators are members of both PERS and SLRP. The acronym SLRP — referred to as “slurp” by some aware of the dual system — has since its inception drawn criticism as a legislative perk that is unfair to regular state employees and other elected officials. In the 2000 session, lawmakers attempted to increase their retirement benefits from 1 1/2 times
better to more than 2 times better than PERS benefits. The provision, slipped into a bill in a conference committee, set off a firestorm of public criticism after it was revealed by the media. The Legislature was forced under intense public pressure to reverse itself in a special session and forgo the increased benefits. In the wake of that political nightmare, lawmakers avoided the subject of retirement during the 2001 session. But during the 2002 session, one provision of the 2000 legislative retirement improvement package came back to life in the form of House Bill 1148. On Page 56 of the voluminous bill, a simple deletion was made from Section 25-11-309 of the Mississippi Code: “However, in no case shall the aggregate amount of the retirement allowance from the Supplemental Legislative Retirement Plan and the Public Employees’ Retirement Plan on legislative service or service as President of the Senate (the lieutenant governor) exceed 100 percent of the average compensation.” In
other words, the law was amended to allow longtime legislators with 33 1/2 years of qualified PERS service to draw retirement benefits in excess of 100 percent of their average salaries. A 2010 Pew Center on the States study declared “serious concerns” about Mississippi’s management of the state’s long-term pension liabilities and says the state needs to improve how it handles state retiree health insurance and other benefit obligations — citing an unfunded state pension liability of $8 billion and an unfunded health insurance liability of $570 million. Some PERS reforms, primarily for new state hires, are necessary. But it’s unlikely in 2012 that state lawmakers will want to tackle major PERS reform any more than they did a decade ago because to do so puts a huge spotlight back on the politically gangrenous SLRP. •
Sid Salter is a syndicated columnist. Contact him at 662-325-2506 or email@example.com. edu.
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E. coli scare prompts Tyson to recall beef
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LOCAL STOCKS The following quotes on local companies are provided as a service by Smith Barney Citi Group, 112-B Monument Place, 601-636-6914. Archer-Daniels (ADM)............ 25.11 American Fin. (AFG)..................30.78 Ameristar (ASCA)........................16.40 Auto Zone (AZO)..................... 321.94 Bally Technologies (BYI)...........27.91 BancorpSouth (BXS).................... 8.82 Britton Koontz (BKBK)................ 6.85 Bunge Ltd (BG)............................58.62 Cracker Barrel (CBRL)................41.03 Champion Ent. (CHB).....................20 Com. Health Svcs. (CYH)...............16.27 Computer Sci. Corp. (CSC)...........27.04 Cooper Industries (CBE)..........47.84 CBL and Associates (CBL)................11.94 CSX Corp. (CSX)...........................18.90 East Group Prprties (EGP)............38.37 El Paso Corp. (EP).......................17.70 Entergy Corp. (ETR)...................66.00
Fastenal (FAST)............................34.23 Family Dollar (FDO)...................53.31 Fred’s (FRED).................................10.95 Int’l Paper (IP)..............................24.28 Janus Capital Group (JNS)..............6.09 J.C. Penney (JCP)........................27.55 Kroger Stores (KR)......................21.95 Kan. City So. (KSU).....................50.04 Legg Mason (LM)..................... 25.98 Parkway Properties (PKY).............11.00 PepsiCo Inc. (PEP)......................61.97 Regions Financial (RF).................3.43 Rowan (RDC)................................ 32.28 Saks Inc. (SKS).................................9.35 Sears Holdings (SHLD)............. 55.96 Simpson-DuraVent (SSD).............25.05 Sunoco (SUN)............................... 32.16 Trustmark (TRMK)...................... 18.12 Tyco Intn’l (TYC).......................... 41.40 Tyson Foods (TSN)..................... 16.59 Viacom (VIA)................................. 50.75 Walgreens (WAG)....................... 32.75 Wal-Mart (WMT)......................... 51.31
CINCINNATI (AP) — Tyson Fresh Meats Inc. is recalling about 131,300 pounds of ground beef because a family in Ohio fell ill after eating meat produced by the company that was contaminated with E. coli, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported Wednesday. The recall involves beef sold as Kroger brands at Kroger Co. supermarkets; Butcher’s Beef at Food Lion supermar-
kets; and generic beef sold to SAV-A-LOT, Spectrum Foods, Supervalu and the Defense Commissary Agency, company spokesman Gary Mickelson told The Associated Press. Tyson produced the affected meat at its plant in Emporia, Kan., on Aug. 23, the USDA said in a news release. Four children became ill after eating the meat with their family in Butler County, Ohio,
in the second week of September, said Butler County Health Department director Pat Burg. A 9-year-old child was hospitalized for about 10 days with severe diarrhea, said Burg, who declined to release the family’s name. Ground beef from the family’s home tested positive for the bacteria. No other cases have been reported in the southwest Ohio county, Burg said.
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smart money Q: A few years ago I messed up my credit by not paying my credit cards bills on time, and sometimes not at all. I was having a tough time getting by financially, and I didn’t realize how it would affect my future. All day long I receive phone calls from different collection agencies harassing me about my credit BRUCE card balances. My question is, what can I do to stop these phone calls? — Jim, via e-mail A: There is no secret here. They are calling because you
still owe the credit card companies money. They gave you the merchandise on an agreement that you would pay the minimum monthly balance and you didn’t. The original credit card company wrote off the debt as a loss and sold the debt to other collection agencies. You can ask the collection agency that is trying to recover the debt if you can make smaller payments. Tell them the situation and that you can afford to pay only a smaller amount. Most of the time they will work with you, but the fact is you are still obligated to pay this debt.
• Bruce Williams writes for Newspaper Enterprise Association. E-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Kroger divisions are: Cincinnati-Dayton, which includes Kroger stores in northern Kentucky; Delta, which includes Memphis and western Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, and stores in Murray and Paducah, Ky., and Poplar Bluff, Mo.; and Central, with stores in Illinois and Indiana that include some local banners such as Food 4 Less in Chicago.
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel casts her vote on the eurozone bailout fund at the German parliament in Berlin today.
German lawmakers approve Euro fund in effort to stop spreading debt crisis BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers today overwhelmingly approved expanding the powers of the eurozone bailout fund, a major step toward tackling the sprawling debt crisis, in a vote that also helped strengthen Chancellor Angela Merkel’s coalition government. The measure had been largely expected to pass the lower house of parliament, but a lively debate ahead of the vote reflected how divided Germans remain over their role as Europe’s economic power. Of 611 lawmakers present, 523 voted in favor, while 85 voted against it. Only three lawmakers abstained, meaning that Germany in the future will be guaranteeing loans to the bailout fund, the so-called European Financial Stability Facility, or EFSF, of up to (euro) 211 billion, rather than (euro) 123 billion so far. The vote had highlighted ten-
sions in Merkel’s center-right coalition that was strained by threats of dissent from many members who balked at the cost of propping up the eurozone’s strugglers. Opposition leaders had said going in that if Merkel’s coalition has to rely on their votes, it would be a sign that her strifeprone and increasingly unpopular government is finished. Yet after a night of intense lobbying, a majority of coalition members — 315 — voted in favor of the measure, enough to have ensured its passage even without opposition support. “This shows the clear determination of the coalition on this issue,” Rainer Bruederle, parliamentary leader of Merkel’s junior partner, the Free Democrats, told n-tv broadcaster after the vote. “We have made an important decision for Europe.” Yet Frank Schaeffler, also of
the Free Democrats, argued that bailout measures have worsened Greece’s economic situation. “Despite all arguments, the first bailout did not make the situation for Greece better, but worse,” Schaeffler said. The lawmakers — under close scrutiny from jittery markets — were voting on European leaders’ decision in July to increase the effective lending capacity of the fund to $595 billion and give it new powers, such as buying the bonds of shaky countries or lending money to governments before they get into a full-blown crisis.
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks soared today after applications for unemployment benefits fell to a fivemonth low and the government raised its estimate of how fast the U.S. economy grew this spring. Germany also voted to expand the powers of Europe’s bailout fund, reassuring investors that lawmakers were working to get that region’s debt crisis under control. Bank, which would have the most to lose if Greece were to default, rose more than the rest of the market. JPMorgan Chase & Co. jumped 4.3 percent, the most of any stock in the Dow Jones industrial average. The Dow shot up 215 points in early trading. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index and the Nasdaq were also sharply higher. Several strong reports on the U.S. economy encouraged investors to buy stocks. First-time applications for unemployment benefits fell last week to 391,000. That’s the lowest level since April 2 and also the first time applications have fallen below 400,000 since Aug. 6. The big drop suggests that layoffs are decreasing. The government also increased its estimate of economic growth in the April-June period.
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Continued from Page A1. ments divulging personal information through outright theft, hacking into computer accounts or developing online scams. And Smith said some socalled “smart phones” are equipped with a device that allows them to “read” and steal credit card information from others, he said. “It’s getting easier and easier to steal information from people.”
On the flip side, prosecutors and criminal investigators can use information logged on cell phones to track the movements of a suspect. The phone just has to be “on”; it does not actually have to be used for phone or text message, he said. “We tell police and deputies, confiscate the cell phone when you arrest somebody,” Smith said. The Computer Forensics
Institute is a training site for judges, prosecutors and others in law enforcement to learn how to recover evidence from computers and computer systems. Prosecutors and district attorneys from Mississippi, Louisiana, Georgia, Tennessee and Alabama attended this week’s summit and hope to develop a closer working basis, said Smith, who was elected vice president of
the Mississippi Prosecutor’s Association earlier this year and is in line to be president in 2012. “Computer-related crimes cover broad areas and are often multi-jurisdictional,” he said. “We are looking to create an association that meets regularly, fosters cooperation with other prosecutors in computer-related crimes and helps us educate ourselves, as we try
to become more computer savvy.” Smith said he hopes also to develop a more comprehensive and user-friendly website for his office that would include a “10 most wanted” feature to publicize suspects in Warren County who have not shown up for scheduled court appearances. “I’d like to get that information out there,” he said.
Social Continued from Page A1. to their tweets, the 140-character-or-less messages sent to those who follow Twitter accounts. It can be a significant audience. Three-quarters of Americans 18 to 29 use social media, and one-third go online to connect with government officials, according to a survey by The Pew Internet and American Life Project. In Congress, 433 members of the House and Senate, or 81 percent, use Twitter, a recent survey of members found. Eighty-three percent, or 441 members, use Facebook. When it comes to tweeting, Republicans have an edge over Democrats in both chambers. In the House, 86 percent of Republicans tweet compared with 75 percent of Democrats. Forty-one of the 47 Republicans in the Senate tweet, as do 41 of the 51 Senate Democrats and both independents. Youth advocacy group leaders urge lawmakers to use social media for more than dry policy statements and talking points.
“We want to know how you’re feeling,” says Angela Peoples of Campus Progress, who advises members of Congress to be “genuine” in their social media usage. “If you’re frustrated with the process, share that with your social media tools.” Heather Smith, president of Rock the Vote, also pushes for authenticity. “Have a real conversation. Talk about the issues and engage them in authentic ways,” she says. “Be yourself, use the technology and people will write back.” For Emily Bartone, an 18-year-old student at George Mason University in suburban Washington, personalizing the message is key to connecting. “I want it to be something that’s going to be valid to me as an 18-year-old, as a new voter,” Bartone says. “They can talk and talk and talk about whatever their agenda is, but if they don’t personalize it to their viewers and their audience, then they’re not going to get anywhere with it.” Social media should be a catalyst for political dialogue,
Foxwell says. “It’s what I call a 360-degree conversation,” he says. “The ultimate you could have is that somebody gets an e-mail or e-newsletter from their representative. Then, they start following that representative on Facebook or Twitter, they ask a question and the representative responds back. Then you’re having a real experience, with a person.” Like other media, it can be misused. Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y., was forced to resign in June after sending sexually explicit messages and photos to women who were following him on Twitter. The 2008 presidential election showed tangible benefits for a candidate who could engage young voters via social media. According to The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement, 51 percent of eligible voters ages 18-29 cast ballots, up 2 percentage points from 2004, and most voted for Barack Obama, whose campaign used social media extensively.
Three years later, some millennials say lawmakers who have yet to become social media-savvy are missing an opportunity to connect with their generation. “We’re a very underappreciated group of voters, but the thing is, when we’re passionate, we’re a very powerful group of voters,” Bartone said. “When you’re not using social media to contact us, to really get to us, you’re really neglecting an entire group of voters that could really do well for you.” Sarah Richard, a 22-yearold graduate student at Clark University in Worcester, Mass., said members of Congress who aren’t using social media well are viewed as minor players, if not insignificant. “If you’re looking for the youth vote for any election coming up, you need to have social media on your side,” Richard says. Experts say lawmakers should develop specific strategies for targeting young people. Peter Levine, the director of The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engage-
ment, says lawmakers should hire millennials from their own congressional district or state to contribute their own content as a way to connect with others like them. “If a staffer is writing the tweets for a member of Congress, say so,” Levine says. He also suggests that lawmakers or their representatives invite comments and responses and then reply to them to make the conversation interactive. Lack of a social media presence is a sign of being out of touch, says Matthew Segal, 25, the co-founder and president of Our Time, an organization created to bolster the voice of young Americans. The more out of touch the lawmakers seem, he says, the more millennials feel removed from the political process. “Members of Congress have an obligation to stay on top of new emerging trends and culture because they represent the American people,” Segal says, “and that’s what the American people are using and consuming every single day.”
Jobs Continued from Page A1. industry recover would aid the Fed’s own efforts to boost housing by driving mortgage rates to their lowest levels in decades. This morning, Freddie Mac said fixed mortgage rates had fallen to historic new lows for a fourth straight week. The average on a 30-year fixed mortgage fell to 4.01 percent, the lowest since the mortgage-buyer began keeping recordes in 1971. The last time long-term rates were lower was in 1951, when most long-term home loans lasted just 20 to 25 years. On the unemployment scene, weekly applications for jobless benefits dropped 37,000 to a seasonally adjusted 391,000, the Labor Department said. That’s the lowest level since April 2 and the first time applications have fallen below 400,000 since Aug. 6. Some of the improvement was due to technical factors related to the seasonal adjustment of the data, a Labor Department spokes-
man said. The spokesman also said some states reported higher applications in previous weeks due to Hurricane Irene. As a result, the drop “may not be as encouraging as it looks,” said Paul Dales, an economist at Capital Economics. “Further falls will be needed before we can conclude a downward trend is under way.” Applications typically need to fall below 375,000 to signal substantial job growth. They haven’t been that low since February. The four-week average, a less volatile measure, fell to 417,000, the first drop in six weeks. Most recent evidence shows the job market is sluggish and the economy is weak. The economy expanded only 1.3 percent in the AprilJune quarter, the Commerce Department said in a separate report today. That’s a mild improvement from last month’s estimate of 1 percent growth. Most economists expect
death June Val Davis June Val “Maw-Maw” Davis died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011, at the River Region Medical Center. She was 86. Mrs. Davis had lived for the past 84 years in Vicksburg, where she was a homemaker and co-owner of Maw-Maws Resale Shop on Locust Street with her sister and mother for 30 years. She was devoted to her family and friends. She was of the Catholic faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, Simmons Davis; her parents, Joe and Frances Addie Sandifer Stevens; sisters, Tiny Hile and Dot Pogue; and a brother, Leonard “Red” Stevens. Survivors include her daughter, Veronica “Jeepy” (Alex) Shiers of Vicksburg; her son, Gordon “Rusty” (Yvonne) Haydel of Jackson; her brother, Gordon Stevens of Vicksburg; her sister, Dora
Templeton of Vicksburg; her granddaughter, Dean (Chuck) Anderson of Vicksburg; her great-grandchildren, Veronica Boyd, J. Boyd and Landen Anderson. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in the chapel of Glenwood Funeral Home with the Rev. Patrick Farrell officiating. Interment will follow in the Greenlawn Gardens Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 9 a.m. until the service at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Jim Moore, Joe Stevens, J. Boyd, Sammy Smith, Butch Hile and Chuck Anderson. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Bob Ford, Dr. David Halinski, Artis Williams, Sherry Burse and employees of the Hometown Medical Group. Memorials are requested to St. Paul Catholic Church or Vicksburg Catholic School.
growth will pick up a bit in the second half of this year, but not enough to lower the unemployment rate. A forecasting panel for the National Association for Business Economics predicts total growth for 2011 will be just 1.7 percent. Consumers are reluctant to spend, with unemployment high, wages stagnant, and gas prices at about $3.50 a gallon. Consumer confidence plunged in August to recessionary levels, after lawmakers battled over raising the government’s borrowing limit and Standard & Poor’s cut its rating on long-term U.S. debt. That sent the stock market sharply lower, which hurts consumers’ ability to spend. Retail sales were flat in August, a sign the turmoil caused consumers to pull back. Anemic growth has prompted many businesses to slow hiring. Employers added no net jobs in August,
the worst showing in almost a year. The unemployment rate was stuck at 9.1 percent for the second month. Investors also worried last week that Europe won’t be able to prevent Greece from defaulting and worsening the region’s debt crisis. That sent the U.S. stock market down 6.4 percent, its biggest weekly loss since October 2008, in the midst of the financial crisis. If Greece defaults, that could destabilize other indebted countries, such as Portugal, Ireland and Italy. If European banks hoard cash to make up for their losses and stop lending to their U.S. counterparts, that could restrict credit in the United States and slow the economy. And a financial crisis in Europe would reduce U.S. companies’ exports and sales to the region. The slow growth and tur-
moil have raised fears that the U.S. economy could enter another recession. Some economists put the odds as high as 40 percent. The latest sign of a weak job market came Wednesday, when the Conference Board said its index of online helpwanted ads fell by 1.1 percent to 3.95 million. Openings have fallen by about 500,000 in the past six months, the group said, after jumping by more than 750,000 in the first three months of the year. Instead of hiring, companies are spending on new equipment.
BY CHIEF METEOROLOGIST BARBIE BASSSETT TONIGHT
Clear tonight, lows near 60; sunny Friday, highs in the lower 80s
WEATHER This weather package is compiled from historical records and information provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the City of Vicksburg and The Associated Press.
LOCAL FORECAST Friday-Saturday Clear Friday, lows near 50; sunny Saturday, highs in the mid- to upper 70s
STATE FORECAST TONIGHT Clear, lows near 60; Friday-Saturday Clear Friday, lows near 50; sunny Saturday, highs in the mid- to upper 70s
Almanac Highs and Lows High/past 24 hours............. 85º Low/past 24 hours............... 66º Average temperature......... 76º Normal this date................... 73º Record low..............41º in 1942 Record high............98º in 1953 Rainfall Recorded at the Vicksburg Water Plant Past 24 hours.................0.0 inch This month................ 8.0 inches Total/year.............. 31.78 inches Normal/month......3.22 inches Normal/year........ 39.72 inches Solunar table Most active times for fish and wildlife Friday: A.M. Active............................ 8:07 A.M. Most active................. 1:52 P.M. Active............................. 8:37 P.M. Most active.................. 2:22 Sunrise/sunset Sunset today........................ 6:52 Sunset tomorrow............... 6:50 Sunrise tomorrow.............. 6:55
RIVER DATA Stages Mississippi River at Vicksburg Current: 13.4 | Change: 0.1 Flood: 43 feet Yazoo River at Greenwood Current: 14.0 | Change: NC Flood: 35 feet Yazoo River at Yazoo City Current: 9.8 | Change: -0.1 Flood: 29 feet Yazoo River at Belzoni Current: 12.9 | Change: 0.2 Flood: 34 feet Big Black River at West Current: 2.4 | Change: NC Flood: 12 feet Big Black River at Bovina Current: 8.9 | Change: NC Flood: 28 feet StEELE BAYOU Land....................................68.0 River....................................60.2
MISSISSIPPI RIVER Forecast Cairo, Ill. Friday....................................... 24.6 Saturday................................. 24.8 Sunday.................................... 25.0 Memphis Friday..........................................6.6 Saturday....................................7.2 Sunday.......................................7.7 Greenville Friday....................................... 19.7 Saturday................................. 20.5 Sunday.................................... 21.4 Vicksburg Friday....................................... 13.6 Saturday................................. 13.9 Sunday.................................... 14.6
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Feds: Massachusetts man planned to blow up Pentagon, U.S. Capitol BOSTON — A Massachusetts man with a degree in physics was charged Wednesday with plotting to blow up the Pentagon and the U.S. Capitol using remote-controlled airplanes filled with explosives. Rezwan Ferdaus, 26, was arrested in Framingham after undercover federal agents delivered materials he had requested, including grenades, six machine guns and what he believed was 24 pounds of C-4 explosive. Federal officials said the public was never in danger from the explosives, which it said were always under control and closely monitored.
4 GOP senators travel to post-Gadhafi Libya WASHINGTON — Four Republican senators traveled to Libya today to meet with the nation’s new rulers, the highest-profile American delegation to visit the country since the ouster of longtime leader Moammar Gadhafi. The four lawmakers — John McCain of Arizona, Mark Kirk of Illinois, Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Marco Rubio of Florida — planned to meet with members of the National Transitional Council, which is now governing Libya after the rebels forced Gadhafi from power. Gadhafi’s whereabouts remain unknown, but the new leaders suspect he is hiding in the southern desert of the North African nation.
2 killed when bomber attacks police in Iraq SULAIMANIYAH, Iraq — A suicide bomber detonated his explosives-packed car today near a bank where policemen were pick-
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In this courtroom sketch, Jared Loughner, is escorted into federal court for a mental competency hearing Wednesday.
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ing up their paychecks in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk, killing two people and wounding as many as 60, officials said. Kirkuk police spokesman Brig. Gen. Sarhat Qadir said a policeman and a civilian died in the blast, and that most of the wounded were policemen.
Loughner calm, quiet at Tucson hearing TUCSON, Ariz. — The man accused of wounding Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in the deadly shooting rampage in Tucson was quiet and emotionless and mostly sat still during a federal court hearing on his mental health. It was a stark contrast from Jared Lee Loughner’s last court appearance. During that hearing, on May 25, Loughner had to be removed from the
courtroom by federal marshals because of an angry outburst. Dr. Christina Pietz, a psycholoRep. Gabrielle gist who has Giffords been treating Loughner at Springfield, Mo., prison facility, testified Wednesday that his improved demeanor is a sign he can be made competent to stand trial within the next eight months. U.S. District Judge Larry Burns also cited Loughner’s behavior in ruling there’s a substantial probability Loughner’s mental health can be restored. Burns noted at the end of Wednesday’s hearing that Loughner had, for once, paid attention to the proceedings. “There’s reason to be optimistic he will recover and be able to assist in his case,” the judge said. “The court finds that measurable progress has been made.”
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friday’s Games 7 p.m. kickoffs Glenbrook at Tallulah Academy PCA at Tri-County Sylva-Bay at Central Hinds 7:30 p.m. kickoffs St. Aloysius at Cathedral Hinds AHS at Dexter Raymond at Port Gibson NW Rankin at Vicksburg Greenville-Weston at Warren Central
141 Points scored on Warren County teams last week.
On TV 7:30 p.m. ESPNU - Jackson State hosts SWAC rival Texas Southern in the primetime spotlight.
Former Vicksburg and Northwest Mississippi Community College goalkeeper was named NJCAA Division I Goalkeeper of the Week for games played Sept. 19-25 after recording a .950 save percentage.
Sidelines New book alleges drug use for Payton
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — According to a new book, Chicago Bears star Walter Payton abused painkillers in retirement and became suicidal. In “Sweetness: The Enigmatic Life of Walter Payton,” author Jeff Pearlman says the Hall of Fame running back used a cocktail of Tylenol and Vicodin in retirement, kept tanks of nitrous oxide in his garage and even obtained Ritalin from a friend. Pearlman writes that Payton drew the suspicion of pharmacists and a warning from the police after visiting several drugstores to have a dentist’s prescription for morphine filled. Payton’s longtime agent, Bud Holmes, is quoted as saying “Walter was pounding his body with medication.”
LOTTERY La. Pick 3: 0-4-9 La. Pick 4: 6-2-4-2 Easy 5: 2-7-12-13-21 La. Lotto: 3-18-20-28-29-33 Powerball: 30-41-50-51-53 Powerball: 8; Power play: 2 Weekly results: B2
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Atlanta Braves left fielder Martin Prado sits on the bench after the Braves lost 4-3 in 13 innings Wednesday.
ATLANTA — Nearly an hour after one more loss in a historic collapse, Freddie Freeman walked through the Braves clubhouse still wearing his No. 5 uniform, as if he couldn’t believe he’d be taking it off for the final time this year. Indeed, the season is over. It’s going to take a long time to get over this one. With a September swoon that ranked right up there with all those playoff flops in the 1990s and 2000s, Atlanta frittered away a wild card that seemed a certainly just a few weeks ago. Instead, it’s St. Louis heading to the playoffs, while the Braves have all winter to figure out what went wrong. Was it that blown lead in St. Louis, which opened the door for a Cardinals sweep
On B3 Rays clinch AL wild card with walkoff home run. that seemed to turn the tide in early September? Was it that potentially game-ending grounder Chipper Jones somehow lost in the lights at Florida, quickly followed by a homer that handed the Braves another excruciating loss? Was it the injury-plagued starters? The young bullpen that seemed to wear down? The punchless offense that totally disappeared in the final days? Whatever the reasons, it officially ended Wednesday night with closer Craig Kimbrel blowing a lead in the ninth inning and Hunter Pence coming through with a
two-out, broken-bat single in the 13th that gave the Philadelphia Phillies a 4-3 victory. But the collapse began long before the regular season finale. The Braves were a dismal 9-18 in September and ended with a five-game losing streak to finish a game behind the Cardinals. “We had our chances,” center fielder Michael Bourn said. “Not just this game. You can go weeks before.” The Braves were 101⁄2 games ahead of St. Louis before play on Aug. 26. They were still up by 81⁄2 games on the morning of Sept. 6. Instead of popping champagne for a second straight trip to the playoffs, they became the first team in major league history to squander a lead of at least eight games for a playoff spot See Braves, Page B3.
Flashes face undefeated Cathedral Eagles
brace for 5-0 Rebels
By Ernest Bowker firstname.lastname@example.org This might be the perfect week for St. Aloysius to take on Cathedral. Stuck in a losing streak and needing to snap back into focus after a lopsided loss last Friday, playing their archrival might be the perfect remedy for what ails the Flashes. On the other hand, maybe it’s the worst week. St. Al gave up 163 yards and four touchdowns through the air six days ago against University Christian, and will certainly see more of the same on Friday. However, the Flashes respond to the challenge, Cathedral is coming. It’s up to them to find a way to slow down the Green Wave that’s fast approaching. “You sure hope it gives you focus. If we don’t play much better, they’re better than the last two teams we’ve played. So you hope they show up better,” St. Al coach B.J. Smithhart said. “If you can’t get up for this one, you can’t get up at all.” The teams enter Friday’s rivalry game in Natchez on opposite ends of the football spectrum. St. Al (1-5, 1-3 Region 4-1A) has lost two straight and been outscored 65-10 in those two games. The bottom fell out last week against University Christian,
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St. Aloysius quarterback Carlisle Koestler hands the ball off to running back Forest when quarterback Caleb Shufelt shredded St. Al’s secondary. This time, the Flashes will face a different Caleb. This one is even better than the
Logue during Friday’s game against University Christian at Balzli Field.
On the air Friday’s Games 7 p.m. kickoffs 104.5 FM - PCA at Tri-County
7:30 p.m. kickoffs 1490 FM - Northwest Rankin at Vicksburg 105.5 FM - GreenvilleWeston at Warren Central 101.3 FM - St. Al at Cathedral
See St. Al, Page B3.
Banged-up and reeling from their worst outing of the season, Porters Chapel might have liked to have seen a cupcake on the schedule this week to straighten things out. That’s not what’s on the schedule. PCA will head to Flora on Friday night to face Tri-County. The Rebels, who lost in the MAIS Class A championship game last season, are 5-0 this year and riding a streak of four consecutive shutouts. In that span, they’ve outscored their opponents 160-0. “They’re ranked No. 1 in single-A, played in the championship game last year and have a lot of those guys back. They’re ranked No. 1 for a reason,” PCA coach Wade Patrick said. “It’s going to be a big test for us. We’ve got to be ready. If not, it’s going to get ugly quick.” See PCA, Page B3.
‘Moneyball’ translates well to the big screen Sports movies are often a tough sell to studios. They don’t make a lot of money and just don’t look realistic enough. Besides, watching the real thing in high definition beats a sports movie anyway. Too often, they lapse into clichés and predictable emotionalism. Finally, there’s one that doesn’t. Brad Pitt’s “Moneyball” is an enjoyable cinematic diversion and a great movie made out of a book that definitely doesn’t lend itself to film like Buzz Bissinger’s “Friday Night Lights” did. In the Michael Lewis book and the film, Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane, portrayed ably by Pitt, totally junks the way that talent is evaluated and embraced the sabermetric principles of Bill James, who used mathematical and
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statistical analysis analyze baseball stats. The film has its Hollywood touches. Beane’s family life isn’t dealt with much in the book, whereas in the film, it adds some humanity to his character. A composite character stands in for Paul dePodesta, who didn’t want his likeness or name used in the film and several other Beane deputies. Jonah Hill does a great job conveying the discomfort of an Ivy League economics guy amongst hard-
ened baseball folks. Manager Art Howe does not come off well in the film because audiences need some antagonist-protagonist back and forth. He’s depicted as adversarial, insubordinate and dismissive of Beane’s ideas. But the biggest disservice to the film’s subject material is that the viewer does not know why the A’s were able to win more games than they did in 2001, the year after Johnny Damon (Boston Red Sox), Jason Isringhausen (St. Louis Cardinals) and Jeremy Giambi (New York Yankees) departed in free agency. There were three reasons for Oakland’s success and all of them were in the starting pitching rotation. Guys named Barry Zito (now with the San Francisco Giants), Tim Hudson (Atlanta Braves) and Mark Mulder (retired).
Hudson was mentioned, but not the other two. Considering in 2002 that they were the best three pitchers in baseball and the Oakland rotation has not enjoyed that level of talent since, it’s little wonder the A’s have been unable to duplicate their success. While the movie makes the viewer think the team was nothing but a bunch of stiffs, shortstop Miguel Tejada won the 2002 AL MVP award. But those are minor quibbles. It’s hard to cram everything into a two-hour movie. The primary theme of the film is that league had one paradigm. The more you spend, the more you win. Beane’s way of evaluating talent seeped into the thinking of every franchise. The Boston Red Sox hired James as a special adviser and tried to hire Beane away from the A’s, whose small pay-
roll forced the team to tackle talent evaluation from an unconventional perspective. In the end, Beane changed the game. Every team has a math wizard crunching numbers now. Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. But as the film vividly shows at the end when Scott Hatteberg’s walk-off home run that gave the A’s the American League consecutive wins record, ultimately, there are some things in sports that can’t be quantified on a spreadsheet. It’s something the film distills nicely into an entertaining two hours. •
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BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS COLLEGE FOOTBALL 7 p.m. ESPN - South Florida at Pittsburgh GOLF 3 p.m. TGC - PGA Tour, Shriners Hospitals for Children Open NHL PRESEASON 7 p.m. Versus - New Jersey at Philadelphia PREP FOOTBALL 7:30 p.m. FSN - Coppell (Texas) at Denton Guyer (Texas) SOCCER 7 p.m. ESPN2 - MLS, D.C. United at Philadelphia
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Prep softball Warren Central crushes Germantown
Alexis Patterson went 3-for-4 with a home run, a double and a single to pace Warren Central to a 15-2 rout of Germantown on Thursday. Lawren Boolos had two singles and three RBIs. Karley Henson doubled, singled and added four RBIs.
College football LSU reinstates Jordan Jefferson BATON ROUGE, La. — A grand jury reduced charges against Jordan Jefferson to a misdemeanor for his involvement in a bar fight and the LSU quarterback’s suspension from the top-ranked Tigers was lifted soon after Wednesday night. Jefferson, who testified before the grand jury, is now charged with simple battery and faces maximum penalties, if convicted, of up to six months in jail and fines up to $500. His attorney, Lewis Unglesby, said his client “will never be convicted” if the case goes to trial. “There’s no evidence beyond a reasonable doubt to even think about it,” Unglesby said. “The grand jury’s standard is much lower than a reasonable doubt, so I guess they thought they met that standard by virtue of an accusation. That’s a sad thing.” Jefferson and reserve linebacker Josh Johns were initially booked with felony second-degree battery in the Aug. 19 fight. The grand jury decided Wednesday there was not enough evidence to bring any charges against Johns. Four men sought treatment at hospitals after the brawl. LSU coach Les Miles said both players would be welcomed back at practice Thursday, but that he was unsure if Jefferson would be ready to play Saturday. Miles stressed that Jarrett Lee, who has started in LSU’s first four games — all double-digit victories — will remain the starter for the foreseeable future. However, the coach added that he envisions Jefferson seeing action in most of the remaining games because of his ability to scramble and run the option.
NFL Three coaches nominated for Pro Football Hall of Fame CANTON, Ohio — Retired coaches Bill Cowher, Bill Parcells and Marty Schottenheimer are among the modern-era candidates for the 2012 class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Cowher is eligible for the first time, as are players Keyshawn Johnson, Tiki Barber, Drew Bledsoe, Stephen Davis, Rod Smith, Will Shields, Troy Vincent and Mike Vanderjagt.
BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Sept. 29 1954 — Willie Mays makes his over-the-shoulder catch of Vic Wertz’s long drive to center field and pinch-hitter Dusty Rhodes homers off Bob Lemon in the 10th inning to lead the New York Giants to a 5-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians in Game 1 of the World Series. 1985 — Houston Oilers quarterback Warren Moon is sacked 12 times in a 17-10 loss to the Dallas Cowboys to tie an NFL record. 2001 — Seattle’s Ichiro Suzuki sets the major league rookie record for hits in a season but the Mariners lose to Oakland 8-4. Suzuki gets his 234th hit, breaking the previous rookie mark set by Shoeless Joe Jackson with Cleveland in 1911. 2004 — Major League Baseball announces the Montreal Expos will move to Washington to begin play at RFK Stadium in the 2005 season.
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Team Overall Region Northwest Rankin.....................5-0.......................1-0 Madison Central.......................3-2.......................1-0 Murrah......................................2-3.......................1-0 Jim Hill......................................2-3.......................1-0 Vicksburg................................2-3.......................0-1 Clinton......................................2-3.......................0-1 Greenville-Weston....................1-4.......................0-1 Warren Central.......................0-5.......................0-1 Friday’s Games Clinton at Jim Hill, 7:30 p.m. Northwest Rankin at Vicksburg, 7:30 p.m. Madison Central at Murrah, 7:30 p.m. Greenville-Weston at Warren Central, 7:30 p.m.
Team Overall Region Bogue Chitto............................6-0.......................4-0 Cathedral..................................5-0.......................3-0 Stringer.....................................3-2.......................2-1 Dexter.......................................2-3.......................2-1 Salem.......................................4-2.......................2-2 University Christian..................2-3.......................2-2 Mount Olive..............................1-5.......................2-2 Hinds AHS...............................2-4.......................1-3 St. Aloysius.............................1-5.......................1-3 Resurrection.............................1-3.......................0-3 Friday’s Games St. Aloysius at Cathedral, 7:30 p.m. Hinds AHS at Dexter, 7:30 p.m. University Christian at Mount Olive, 7:30 p.m. Bogue Chitto at Salem, 7:30 p.m. Saturday’s Game Stringer at Resurrection, 7 p.m.
Team Overall Region Mendenhall...............................4-2.......................2-0 Magee.......................................3-3.......................2-0 Port Gibson.............................5-1.......................1-1 Raymond..................................3-3.......................1-1 Florence....................................4-2.......................0-1 Germantown.............................1-4.......................0-1 Richland....................................0-6.......................0-2 Friday’s Games Raymond at Port Gibson, 7:30 p.m. Richland at Florence, 7:30 p.m. Germantown at Mendenhall, 7:30 p.m. Open date: Magee ———
Team Overall Region Newton Academy.....................4-1.......................3-0 Porters Chapel........................4-2.......................2-1 Heidelberg Academy................3-2.......................1-1 Prentiss Christian.....................2-4.......................1-1 Park Place................................3-3.......................1-2 Ben’s Ford................................1-5.......................0-3 Friday’s Games Newton Academy at Lamar, 7 p.m. Heidelberg Academy at Wilkinson Christian, 7 p.m. Porters Chapel at Tri-County, 7 p.m. Open date: Ben’s Ford, Park Place, Prentiss Christian
Team Overall Region CENLA......................................5-1.......................3-0 Wilkinson Christian...................5-1.......................3-0 Amite........................................3-3.......................3-0 Riverfield...................................4-2.......................2-2 Claiborne Academy..................2-3.......................2-2 Glenbrook.................................2-4.......................1-3 Union Christian.........................0-6.......................0-3 Tallulah Academy...................0-6.......................0-4 Friday’s Games Union Christian at Amite, 7 p.m. Riverdale at CENLA, 7 p.m. Riverfield at Claiborne, 7 p.m. Glenbrook at Tallulah Academy, 7 p.m. Heidelberg Academy at Wilkinson Christian, 7 p.m.
Team Overall Region Riverdale..................................3-3.......................1-0 River Oaks...............................3-3.......................0-0 Prairie View..............................2-3.......................0-1 Central Hinds..........................1-5.......................0-0 Friday’s Games Sylva-Bay at Central Hinds, 7 p.m. Prairie View at River Oaks, 7 p.m. Riverdale at CENLA, 7 p.m.
——— Area leaders Offense Passing
Player Att. Comp. Yds. Cameron Cooksey (VHS)... 98 184 1,469 Silento Sayles (PG)........ 43 71 940 Jonah Masterson (PC).... 51 73 624 Chase Ladd (WC)........... 29 87 529 Aaron Terrell (HA)............ 9 38 264 Carlisle Koestler (SA)..... 23 43 220
Player Att. Kawayne Gaston (PC)..72 Carlton Campbell (SA).. 113 Led. Robinson (HA)......62 Darius Youngblood (VHS)...87 DeAndre Selmon (HA)..64 Silento Sayles (PG)......23 Aaron Terrell (HA).........50
Yds. 586 569 433 393 370 304 211
Player Rec. A.J. Stamps (VHS)........30 Clyde Kendrick (VHS)...29 Kourey Davis (WC).......14 Alton Burden (PC).........13 Dillard Reed (VHS).......13 Lamar Anthony (VHS)...12 Calvon Smith (PG)........11 Adarius Barnes (PG).....10 Kawayne Gaston (PC)..10
Yds. 605 388 343 150 130 257 163 356 151
TD Int. 18 6 11 4 6 1 6 5 5 2 0 1
TD 7 5 9 1 1 2 2 TD 8 5 4 1 2 3 1 5 1
Avg. 8.1 5.0 7.0 4.5 5.8 13.2 4.2 Avg. 20.2 13.4 24.5 11.5 10.0 21.4 14.8 35.6 15.1
Player No. Tyler Doss (PG).................................................... 66 Bill McRight (WC)................................................. 53 Jacorey Thomas (HA)........................................... 52 Reginald Warnsley (HA)....................................... 50 Sage Lewis (SA)................................................... 46 Jade Pollock (WC)................................................ 45 Elliott Bexley (SA)................................................. 41 Carlton Campbell (SA).......................................... 41 Jacob Smithey (PC)........................................40 1/2 Tyler Comans (WC)........................................40 1/2
Player No. Isaiah Anderson (PG)............................................. 9 Zaveon Branch (HA)............................................... 7 Dakembi Stewart (PG)............................................ 6 Te’Yarious Jones (HA)............................................ 2 Dominic Savage (PG)............................................. 2
Player No. Dewayne Russell (PC)............................................ 3 Carlton Campbell (SA)............................................ 3 Charquez Washington (WC)................................... 2
Player No. Eli Brown (VHS)...................................................... 2 Peter Harris (PC).................................................... 2 Zaveon Branch (HA)............................................... 2 Tyler Comans (WC)................................................ 2
Special teams Kicking
Player PAT Dewayne Russell (PC)..............14-15 Garrett Watson (VHS)...............12-15 Blake Hudson (SA).....................8-8 Devon Bell (WC).........................4-4
FG 1-5 1-1 2-3 2-3
Pts. 17 15 14 10
Player No. Avg. Devon Bell (WC).......................25.....................44.3 Carlton Campbell (SA)..............17.....................39.6 Peyton Guider (PC)..................18.....................33.2
Player No. Avg. TD Kawayne Gaston (PC)................. 3 35.0 1 DeAndre Selmon (HA)................. 7 27.1 1 Carlton Campbell (SA)................ 11 23.3 0 Aaron Stamps (WC)..................... 8 22.9 0 Darius West (HA)......................... 4 16.8 0 Forest Logue (SA)....................... 6 14.3 0 Note: Includes punt and kickoff returns Key: CH-Central Hinds; HA-Hinds AHS; PCPorters Chapel; PG-Port Gibson; SA-St. Aloysius; VHS-Vicksburg High; WC-Warren Central
college football Top 25 Schedule
Today’s Game No. 16 South Florida at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m. Saturday’s Games No. 1 LSU vs. Kentucky, 11:21 a.m. No. 2 Oklahoma vs. Ball St., 6 p.m. No. 3 Alabama at No. 12 Florida, 7 p.m. No. 4 Boise St. vs. Nevada, 1:30 p.m. No. 6 Stanford vs. UCLA, 9:30 p.m. No. 7 Wisconsin vs. No. 8 Nebraska, 7 p.m. No. 10 South Carolina vs. Auburn, 2:30 p.m. No. 11 Virginia Tech vs. No. 13 Clemson, 5 p.m. No. 14 Texas A&M vs. No. 18 Arkansas, at Arlington, Texas, 11 a.m. No. 15 Baylor at Kansas St., 2:30 p.m. No. 17 Texas at Iowa St., 6 p.m. No. 19 Michigan vs. Minnesota, 11 a.m. No. 20 TCU vs. SMU, 2:30 p.m. No. 21 Georgia Tech at North Carolina St., 2:30 p.m. No. 22 West Virginia vs. Bowling Green, 2:30 p.m. No. 24 Illinois vs. Northwestern, 11 a.m. No. 25 Arizona St. vs. Oregon St., 9:30 p.m. ———
Mississippi college schedule
Today’s Game Texas Southern at Jackson St., 6:30 p.m. Saturday’s Games Mississippi St. at Georgia, 11 a.m. Millsaps at Sewanee, 1 p.m. Southern at Miss. Valley St., 2 p.m. Ouachita Baptist at Delta St., 6 p.m. Belhaven at Bethel, 6:30 p.m. Alcorn St. at Alabama St., 7 p.m. Ole Miss at Fresno St., 8:15 p.m. Rice at Southern Miss, 6:30 p.m. Open date: Mississippi College ———
football on TV COLLEGE Today 7 p.m. ESPN - South Florida at Pittsburgh 7:30 p.m. ESPNU - Texas Southern at Jackson State friday 7 p.m. ESPN - Utah State at BYU saturday 11 a.m. FSN - Mississippi State at Georgia 11 a.m. ESPN - Texas A&M vs. Arkansas 11 a.m. ESPN2 - Northwestern at Illinois 11 a.m. ESPNU - Penn State at Indiana 11 a.m. Big Ten - Minnesota at Michigan 11 a.m. CBS College Sports - Tulane at Army 11:21 a.m. WJTV - Kentucky at LSU 1:30 p.m. Versus - Nevada at Boise State 2:30 p.m. ESPNU - Bethune-Cookman at Miami 2:30 p.m. CBS College Sports - SMU at TCU 2:30 p.m. FSN - Arizona at Southern California 2:30 p.m. CBS - Auburn at South Carolina 2:30 p.m. ABC - Baylor at Kansas State 2:30 p.m. ESPN - Michigan State at Ohio State or Georgia Tech at North Carolina State 5 p.m. ESPN2 - Clemson at Virginia Tech 6 p.m. ESPNU - Duke at Florida International 6 p.m. FSN - Washington at Utah 6 p.m. FX - Texas at Iowa State 7 p.m. ESPN - Notre Dame at Purdue 7 p.m. ABC - Nebraska at Wisconsin 7 p.m. CBS - Alabama at Florida 8:15 p.m. ESPN2 - Ole Miss at Fresno State 9:30 p.m. FSN - UCLA at Stanford
SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE East
Conference W L Florida............................2 0 South Carolina..............2 0 Vanderbilt......................1 1 Georgia..........................1 1 Tennessee.....................0 1 Kentucky........................0 1
All Games W L 4 0 4 0 3 1 2 2 2 1 2 2
Conference All Games W L W L Alabama........................1 0 4 0 LSU................................1 0 4 0 Auburn...........................1 0 3 1 Arkansas........................0 1 3 1 Mississippi St..............0 2 2 2 Ole Miss.......................0 2 1 3 Saturday’s Games Arkansas vs. Texas A&M, at Arlington, Texas, 11 a.m. Mississippi St. at Georgia, 11 a.m. Kentucky at LSU, 11:20 a.m. Buffalo at Tennessee, 11:30 a.m. Auburn at South Carolina, 2:30 p.m. Alabama at Florida, 7 p.m. Ole Miss at Fresno St., 8:15 p.m.
CONFERENCE USA East Division
Conference W L East Carolina.................1 0 Marshall.........................1 0 UCF...............................0 0 Southern Miss.............0 1 Memphis........................0 1 UAB...............................0 2
All Games W L 1 2 1 3 2 2 3 1 1 3 0 3
Conference All Games W L W L SMU...............................2 0 3 1 Tulsa..............................1 0 1 3 Tulane............................1 1 2 2 Houston.........................0 0 4 0 Rice...............................0 0 1 2 UTEP.............................0 1 2 2 Today’s Game Houston at UTEP, 7 p.m. Saturday’s Games Tulane at Army, 11 a.m. SMU at TCU, 2:30 p.m. Marshall at Louisville, 2:30 p.m. UAB at Troy, 6 p.m. Memphis at Middle Tennessee, 6 p.m. North Texas at Tulsa, 6 p.m. Rice at Southern Miss, 6:30 p.m. North Carolina at East Carolina, 7 p.m.
SWAC Eastern Division
Conference W L Alabama St....................3 0 Jackson St.....................1 1 Alabama A&M...............1 1 Alcorn St........................1 3 MVSU............................0 3
All Games W L 3 1 3 1 2 2 1 3 0 4
Conference All Games W L W L Ark-Pine Bluff................2 0 3 1 Prairie View...................2 1 2 2 Texas Southern.............1 1 2 1 Southern U....................1 1 1 3 Grambling......................1 2 1 3 Today’s Game Texas Southern at Jackson St., 6:30 p.m. Saturday’s Games Southern U. at Mississippi Valley St., 2 p.m. Grambling St. vs. Prairie View at Dallas, 6 p.m. Ark.-Pine Bluff at Alabama A&M, 6 p.m. Alcorn St. at Alabama St., 7 p.m.
nfl NFL schedule
Sunday’s Games Detroit at Dallas, Noon Washington at St. Louis, Noon Minnesota at Kansas City, Noon Carolina at Chicago, Noon Pittsburgh at Houston, Noon New Orleans at Jacksonville, Noon San Francisco at Philadelphia, Noon Tennessee at Cleveland, Noon Buffalo at Cincinnati, Noon N.Y. Giants at Arizona, 3:05 p.m. Atlanta at Seattle, 3:05 p.m. Miami at San Diego, 3:15 p.m. New England at Oakland, 3:15 p.m.
NFL SUNDAY Noon Fox - New Orleans at Jacksonville Noon CBS - Pittsburgh at Houston 3:15 p.m. CBS - Denver at Green Bay 7:15 p.m. NBC - New York Jets at Baltimore MONDAY 7:30 p.m. ESPN - Indianapolis at Tampa Bay Denver at Green Bay, 3:15 p.m. N.Y. Jets at Baltimore, 7:20 p.m. Monday’s Game Indianapolis at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m.
mlb American League East Division
W x-New York....................97 y-Tampa Bay.................91 Boston...........................90 Toronto..........................81 Baltimore.......................69
L 65 71 72 81 93
W x-Detroit.........................95 Cleveland.......................80 Chicago.........................79 Kansas City...................71 Minnesota......................63
L 67 82 83 91 99
Pct .599 .562 .556 .500 .426
GB — 6 7 16 28
Pct .586 .494 .488 .438 .389
GB — 15 16 24 32
W L Pct x-Texas..........................96 66 .593 Los Angeles..................86 76 .531 Oakland.........................74 88 .457 Seattle...........................67 95 .414 x-clinched division y-clinched wild card Wednesday’s Games Toronto 3, Chicago White Sox 2 Baltimore 4, Boston 3 Detroit 5, Cleveland 4 Tampa Bay 8, N.Y. Yankees 7, 12 innings Texas 3, L.A. Angels 1 Minnesota 1, Kansas City 0 Oakland 2, Seattle 0 End of Regular Season
GB — 10 22 29
East Division L 60 73 81 85 90
W x-Milwaukee...................96 y-St. Louis.....................90 Cincinnati.......................79 Pittsburgh......................72 Chicago.........................71 Houston.........................56
L 66 72 83 90 91 106
(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)
American League All games televised by Fox Saturday, Oct. 8: Tampa Bay-Texas winner at New York OR Detroit at Texas OR Tampa Bay at Detroit
Pct GB .630 — .549 13 .497 21 1/2 .475 25 .444 30 Pct .593 .556 .488 .444 .438 .346
GB — 6 17 24 25 40
W L Pct GB x-Arizona.......................94 68 .580 — San Francisco...............86 76 .531 8 Los Angeles..................82 79 .509 11 1/2 Colorado........................73 89 .451 21 San Diego.....................71 91 .438 23 x-clinched division y-clinched wild card Wednesday’s Games N.Y. Mets 3, Cincinnati 0 Colorado 6, San Francisco 3 Washington 3, Florida 1 Philadelphia 4, Atlanta 3, 13 innings St. Louis 8, Houston 0 Milwaukee 7, Pittsburgh 3 San Diego 9, Chicago Cubs 2 L.A. Dodgers 7, Arizona 5 End of Regular Season
DIVISION SERIES (Best-of-5; x-if necessary) All games televised by TBS
Philadelphia vs. St. Louis Saturday’s Game: St. Louis (Lohse 14-8) at Philadelphia (Halladay 19-6), TBA Sunday’s Game: St. Louis (J.Garcia 13-7) at Philadelphia (Cl.Lee 17-8), TBA Oct. 4: Philadelphia at St. Louis, TBA x-Oct. 5: Philadelphia at St. Louis, TBA x-Oct. 7: St. Louis at Philadelphia, TBA Arizona vs. Milwaukee Saturday’s Game: Arizona (I.Kennedy 21-4) at Milwaukee (Gallardo 17-10), TBA Sunday’s Game: Arizona (D.Hudson 16-12) at Milwaukee (Marcum 13-7), TBA Oct. 4: Milwaukee at Arizona, TBA x-Oct. 5: Milwaukee at Arizona, TBA x-Oct. 7: Arizona at Milwaukee, TBA
LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES
National League W x-Philadelphia................102 Atlanta...........................89 Washington....................80 New York.......................77 Florida............................72
York (Sabathia 19-8), 7:37 p.m. Saturday’s Game: Detroit (Fister 11-13) at New York (Nova 16-4), TBA Oct. 3: New York (Garcia 12-8) at Detroit, TBA x-Oct. 4: New York at Detroit, TBA x-Oct. 6: Detroit at New York, TBA Texas vs. Tampa Bay Friday’s Game: Tampa Bay (Niemann 11-7) at Texas (C.Wilson 16-7), 5:07 p.m. Saturday’s Game: Tampa Bay (Shields 16-12) at Texas (D.Holland 16-5), TBA Oct. 3: Texas at Tampa Bay, TBA x-Oct. 4: Texas at Tampa Bay, TBA x-Oct. 6: Tampa Bay at Texas, TBA
New York vs. Detroit Friday’s Game: Detroit (Verlander 24-5) at New
All games televised by TBS Sunday, Oct. 9: Arizona-Milwaukee winner at Philadelphia OR St. Louis at Arizona-Milwaukee winner
LOTTERY Sunday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 6-7-5 La. Pick 4: 3-2-4-0 Monday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 2-4-5 La. Pick 4: 6-6-0-3 Tuesday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 4-1-0 La. Pick 4: 9-3-6-6 Wednesday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 0-4-9 La. Pick 4: 6-2-4-2 Easy 5: 2-7-12-13-21 La. Lotto: 3-18-20-28-29-33 Powerball: 30-41-50-51-53 Powerball: 8; Power play: 2 Thursday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 1-3-9 La. Pick 4: 4-0-5-7 Friday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 5-3-0 La. Pick 4: 6-2-1-5 Saturday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 4-3-0 La. Pick 4: 2-5-2-5 Easy 5: 9-10-17-25-33 La. Lotto: 2-7-24-27-29-37 Powerball: 3-4-12-27-44 Powerball:26; Power play: 5
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Area Games MHSAA Region 6-4A: Raymond at Port Gibson 7:30 p.m. Friday
Records: Raymond (3-3, 1-1); Port Gibson (5-1, 1-1) Port Gibson: The Blue Waves seek to rebound after suffering their first loss of the season, 20-9 to Mendenhall last week in Port Gibson. Quarterback Silento Sayles paces the Blue Wave offense. He had 940 yards passing and 11 touchdowns going into the Mendenhall contest. Linebacker Tyler Doss averages 14.4 tackles per game to lead the Port Gibson defense. Raymond: The Chargers have been potent on offense, averaging 27.5 points per game. They opened the season, beating Hinds AHS 36-28 and bounced back last week to crush Richland 48-13 after dropping the previous two games to Crystal Springs (43-21) and Magee (38-14). Defensively, the Chargers have struggled, allowing 168 points in six contests.
MHSAA Region 4-1A: Hinds AHS at Dexter 7:30 p.m. Friday
Records: Hinds AHS (2-4, 1-3); Dexter (2-3, 2-1) Hinds AHS: After a brief two-game winning streak, Hinds AHS has dropped three in a row. Despite the slump, the War Dawgs are not out of the playoff picture in Region 4-1A — but they can’t afford another slip-up, either. Seven teams are within two games of each other in the standings. Hinds will also get a boost from the return of quarterback Ledarion Robinson, who missed one game and was limited last week by a knee injury. Dexter: The Bulldogs have won two in a row after an 0-3 start to pull into the top half of the region standings. The game with Hinds finishes a three-game stretch against teams in the bottom half, and a win is crucial to their playoff hopes. Quarterback Clifford Fernandez leads Dexter with 666 passing yards and six touchdowns, and has also rushed for 207 yards and two TDs. Coach’s quote: “If we can win three in a row — and we’re capable of doing it — we control our own destiny.” — Hinds AHS coach Michael Fields
MAIS District 3-A: Glenbrook at Tallulah Academy 7 p.m. friday
Records: Glenbrook (2-4, 1-3); Tallulah Academy (0-6, 0-4) Tallulah: The Trojans lost their sixth straight game last week, 35-14 to Amite, and have seen their goals change dramatically. After entering the season with playoff aspirations, Tallulah is now hoping for a strong stretch run to finish on a positive note. Glenbrook: Glenbrook built up a reputation as one of the MAIS’ top programs by winning the 2007 Class A championship and reaching the title game the following year. It has fallen off a bit since then, going 5-5 last season and now limping into Friday night’s game at Tallulah with a 2-4 record. The Apaches have lost four of their last five, including a pair of shutouts against Wilkinson Christian and River Oaks. Coach’s quote: “Our morale is not dead. The want-to is still there. Our team is one that’s waiting to beat somebody. Our team is a very good team when they decide to be. “ — Tallulah Academy coach Chris Busby
St. Al Continued from Page B1. last. Cathedral’s Caleb Upton has thrown for 1,411 yards and 17 touchdowns. In three seasons, the last two as a starter, Upton has 4,101 yards passing, 41 touchdowns and only 13 interceptions in 399 attempts. Thanks largely to its potent passing attack, Cathedral (5-0, 3-0) has scored at least 36 points in every game this season. One of the few times it’s been slowed down, oddly enough, was by St. Al. Last season, the Flashes played Cathedral tough in a 13-8 loss. It’s the fewest
points the Green Wave has scored in the last two seasons. In 2009, St. Al held Cathedral to just one touchdown and won 10-7 in overtime. Smithhart shrugged off that fact, however, saying that as good as Cathedral was last season — it won the Region 4-1A championship before losing in the second round of the playoffs — it is even better this year. “I think they’re more comfortable,” Smithhart said. “They’re undefeated. They seem to be getting all the breaks and they lead the
district. They’re a confident group, and they probably should be.” For St. Al to have a chance, it will not only have to cover Cathedral’s receivers, but also control both sides of the line of scrimmage. St. Al’s best offensive weapon so far has been running back Carlton Campbell, who has 569 yards and five touchdowns rushing. That’s good news for the Flashes. If they can get Campbell going, it will allow them to control the clock and keep Cathedral’s high-powered offense off the field.
On the flip side, the same linemen that are opening holes for the running game need to put pressure on Upton, force him into quick throws and help out the secondary. “It’s going to be key for the offensive line and defensive line to play well,” said St. Al’s Robert Arledge, who plays center and nose tackle. “Our defensive line is going to have to put pressure on the quarterback on every play. With the offensive line, the game is won or lost on us.”
Eagles, the game doesn’t mean anything in the grand scheme of things. Only district games count toward the playoffs, and PCA doesn’t play another one of those until Oct. 14 against Heidelberg. PCA is also pretty much assured of a playoff spot regardless of what happens down the stretch. The top four teams in each district qualify, and PCA has already beaten fifth-place Park Place and sixth-place Ben’s Ford. That has given Patrick some breathing room to heal an injured team. Two linemen who started the season opener either missed the
game against Benton or were playing hurt. That contributed to some of the protection problems and snap issues. “Guys are playing hurt. That hurts your mobility. You have to move guys around to positions they’re uncomfortable with. Then, when you have small numbers to begin with, it only makes it worse. We only have six linemen,” Patrick said. “Those guys are banged up, and that’s the bad part. Nobody’s coming in to spell them.” Although there’s bigger games ahead, and a slump behind, Patrick was quick to add that he wasn’t mailing
this one in. The chance to knock off a top-ranked team and make a statement — especially when there’s a history between the programs — is too good to pass up. PCA and Tri-County have frequently been in the same district over the years, but Tri-County has usually gotten the upper hand. The Rebels have won 17 of the 21 meetings between the schools since 1977. “This should be a fun game for our guys,” Patrick said. “You just go out, have fun and play hard. If you win, it would be the highlight of your career.”
knees near second base. In the Braves’ dugout, everyone else just stared at the field in disbelief. The Braves had this one. And they blew it. “I can’t fathom it,” Freeman said. Riding a strong showing by starter Tim Hudson and a two-run homer by Uggla, Atlanta went to the ninth with a 3-2 lead and its record-setting closer on the mound. Kimbrel already had 46 saves, more than any rookie closer in baseball history, and he needed just three more outs to ensure the Braves would head to St. Louis for a one-game playoff Thursday. But the hard-throwing Kim-
brel was all over the place, walking three. He also surrendered a hit and Chase Utley’s sacrifice fly. The stocky right-hander couldn’t even finish the inning, giving way to Kris Medlen. “My mind was rushing,” Kimbrel said. “Things started moving too fast. My head started moving too fast. My brain. I didn’t put it together. It was just too late.” Medlen had pitched only one game in the big leagues all year after coming back from Tommy John surgery, but he got the third out in the ninth and breezed through the 10th as well. Unheralded relievers Anthony Varvaro and Cristhian Martinez also pitched scoreless innings,
but the Braves’ hitters just couldn’t produce another run in time. Atlanta scored only seven runs in its last five games. In the 13th, Scott Linebrink (4-4) got himself in trouble with a one-out walk to Brian Schneider, a .176 hitter. Jimmy Rollins flied out to center, but Utley grounded a 3-2 pitch into right field to keep the inning going. Pence followed with a blooper to right off the fists, the weakly hit ball landing between first baseman Freeman and second baseman Uggla and barely making it to the outfield grass. But it was in just the right spot. Uggla slid out to get it but had no play anywhere.
PCA Continued from Page B1. The Eagles did not seem ready in last week’s 25-10 loss to Benton. They committed eight penalties, missed two field goals, allowed four sacks and had three bad snaps from center. It all added up to PCA’s second loss in three games. “The last couple games, it’s just been a lack of focus. Missed assignments, and it always seems like it’s at critical times,” Patrick said. “Those are things you’ve got to overcome. We just keep harping on it at practice. That’s all you can do.” Getting into a groove against Tri-County won’t be easy, but luckily for the
Rays celebrate wild card berth ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A startling comeback on the final day of the regular season carried the Tampa Bay Rays back to the playoffs. Their chances of claiming the AL wild card in jeopardy, the Rays rallied Wednesday night from a late seven-run deficit to beat the New York Yankees 8-7 on Evan Longoria’s 12th-inning homer. Throughout an improbable run for a third postseason berth in four years, manager Joe Maddon and his players talked about the unwavering faith they had in themselves and the prospect of making up nine games on Boston in the wild card standings. They caught the Red Sox on Tuesday and remained tied heading into the regular season finale. Trailing 7-0 in the eighth inning, though, Matt Joyce conceded some doubt crept into his mind. “It’s hard to say no. For a little bit there, there was,” Joyce said. “But at the same time, you still have to go out there. And we’re still playing hard, we’re still playing to win, and you never know what’s going to happen in the game of baseball. ... What an unbelievable story this is. Unbelievable.” Evan Longoria capped the comeback by hitting his second home run of the game, hooking a drive barely inside the left-field foul pole in the 12th inning. Pinch-hitter Dan Johnson saved the Rays with a twoout, two-strike solo home run down the right field line in the ninth that made it 7-all. “At no point was I thinking, ’Oh, man, I have to hit this ball over the fence.’ It’s just one of those things that it
mlb just happened. I was up there trying to get on base,” Johnson said. “It was actually a pretty good pitch. It’s just, you know, the stars were aligned. I was able to get the barrel on it and keep it fair.” Longoria connected shortly after midnight, four minutes after Boston blew a ninth-inning lead and lost at Baltimore 4-3. If the Red Sox had held on, a one-game tiebreaker would have been played at Tropicana Field on Thursday. “It’s a good feeling knowing that one put us into the playoffs and not into a playoff game,” Longoria said. “So I’m just thinking about, ‘Wow, did this just really happen?’ ... Man, when I saw it clear the fence it didn’t seem real.”
Red Sox complete historical collapse Move over, Bucky Dent. Step aside, Bill Buckner. Make room, incredibly, for Jonathan Papelbon. The star closer is the stunned symbol of the latest Red Sox collapse. This one lasted a month and finally ended when there were no more games left to lose. “This is just maybe the worst situation that I ever have been involved in my whole career,” designated hitter David Ortiz said. “It’s going to stay in a lot of people’s minds for a while.” No team has blown a bigger lead in September — a ninegame margin through Sept. 3 — and missed the playoffs. Boston went 6-18 after that and did not win consecutive games at any point in the month.
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Braves Continued from Page B1. in September. They had company a short time later when Boston did the same in the AL, but that was of little consolation in Atlanta. “This is tough,” All-Star catcher Brian McCann said. “This is one of the worst feelings I’ve ever had coming off a baseball field.” More than an hour after St. Louis routed Houston 8-0 to claim at least a share of the wild card, the Cardinals got it outright when Freeman hit into a season-ending double play. Freeman buckled over down the right-field line, burying his head in his hands. Dan Uggla, who was on base, crawled on his
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Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan Longoria, left, and Kelly Shoppach celebrate with champagne early Thursday, after the Rays defeated the New York Yankees 8-7 and clinched the AL wild card.
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TONIGHT ON TV n MOVIE “Elizabeth” — After succeeding her sister Mary to the throne in 1558, Elizabeth I, Cate Blanchett, rules Britain for more than 40 years./7 on Ovation n SPORTS College football — ESPN’s SWAC game of the week features Jackson State taking on Texas Southern at Veterans Memorial Stadium./7:30 on ESPNU n PRIMETIME “Parks and Recreation” — Leslie has to get involved when Ron’s first wife re-enters his life Cate Blanchett and starts controlling him; Ben helps Tom with his new company; Ann makes a public service announcement with Chris./7:30 on NBC
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 Jerry Lee Lewis, singer, 76; Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, 75; Ian McShane, actor, 69; Lech Walesa, the former president of Poland, 68; Bryant Gumbel, TV personality, 63; Gwen Ifill, broadcast journalist, 56; Andrew “Dice” Clay, comedian-actor, 54; Jill Whelan, actress, 45; Natasha Gregson Wagner, actress, 41; Josh Farro, rock musician, 24. n DEATH Wilson Greatbatch — The man whose invention of the implantable cardiac pacemaker has kept millions of hearts beating in rhythm died Tuesday at 92. Greatbatch died at an assisted living center in suburban Buffalo, where he had lived in recent years, said Kathryn Tarquin, spokeswoman for Greatbatch Inc., the company he founded. The cause of death was not disclosed. In a lifetime of inventing, Greatbatch received more than 150 national and international patents, including one for the pacemaker, which was first implanted in humans in 1960. Today, hundreds of thousands of people worldwide receive them every year.
Singer to receive environmental award Justin Timberlake has been lauded for his work in music, TV and film. Now he’s about to get an accolade for trying to better the environment. The Environmental Media Association said Timberlake will receive its Futures Award, which represents future environmental leaders in entertainment. The group cited Timberlake’s attempts to reJustin Timberlake duce his carbon footprint during his tours, his advocacy for environmental issues and his ecofriendly golf course outside of Memphis, Tenn. EMA President Debbie Levin called Timberlake “a great example of how you can lend your voice for positive change.” Others who have received the award include Edward Norton, Rosario Dawson and Maroon 5. The Environmental Media Awards will be Oct. 15 in Burbank, Calif.
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Bluegrass world marks Monroe centennial NASHVILLE (AP) — Ricky Skaggs can imagine the look his old friend Bill Monroe might have had on his face if he were alive today to see the bluegrass world celebrate his legacy. “He would get out of the car and have that back straight as an arrow, and he’d have that hat on, and he’d be pulling it off and thanking people,” Skaggs said. “He’d really be happy about people celebrating his life.” As members of the International Bluegrass Music Association gather for their annual awards and conference in Nashville this week, Monroe and the message of his music are foremost on their minds. Monroe, the architect of bluegrass and a patron saint of country music, would have turned 100 on Sept. 13. He died in 1996 at the age of 84. Monroe is being honored with concerts in his memory and historical discussions this week, and he’ll play a prominent role during the Bluegrass Awards today as well. He left behind a legacy that’s more vital and thriving than ever and a diaspora of former players and acolytes who continue to spread his music today. Bluegrass, developed from roots deep in the soil of his native Kentucky, has spread around the world. It’s evolved with each generation that’s passed since that mythic “birth of bluegrass” concert in December 1945 at The Ryman Auditorium that featured the debut of pioneer-
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Country music star Dierks Bentley, right, gets a hug from bluegrass star Del McCoury after
Bill Monroe ing banjo player Earl Scruggs and guitarist Lester Flatt. “Every country that I’ve ever been in in my whole life, I’ve always run into somebody who’s either talked to me about bluegrass or there
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Tech students take ’T’ on campus signs This college prank is brought to you by the letter ‘T’ and the students at Georgia Tech. The letter ‘T’ is disappearing from signs all over campus, costing the school more than $100,000 in repairs. Officials at the school in Atlanta are asking students to knock it off. Undergraduate President Elle Creel said the tradition of stealing the ‘T’ off Tech Tower began in the 1960s. But this new ritual involves taking a ‘T’ from everything from stadium signs to book return bins in front of the campus library. Student Katie Simmons said many buildings have been defaced, and a ‘T’ has already been stolen off a new building.
was a bluegrass band there, whether it was Russia, Thailand, wherever I’ve been,” Skaggs said. “It’s a huge music that’s crossed lines.” Monroe will be a featured presence at The Ryman on Thursday night when lead nominees The Boxcars, Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, The Gibson Brothers and Alison Krauss & Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas join most of the genre’s biggest names for the annual IBMA Bluegrass Awards. He’s always been revered in Nashville, but the centennial gives those who knew him a welcome chance to
Testimony in Murray trial to focus on scene in Jackson’s bedroom LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors are calling a key witness today in an attempt to show jurors that Michael Jackson’s doctor delayed calling authorities on the day the King of Pop was found lifeless and was intent on concealing indications that he had been giving the singer doses of a surgical anesthetic. As the involuntary manslaughter trial of Dr. Conrad Murray enters its third day, testimony will keep jurors focused on events in Jackson’s bedroom during the frantic moments when efforts were made to revive the unresponsive pop superstar. The panel has already gotten a glimpse into the entertainer’s inner sanctum through photos and testimony, but today will hear from the first bodyguard to reach the room after Murray summoned for help. In testimony during a preliminary hearing earlier this year, Alberto Alvarez said Murray ordered him to stash away vials of medicine and an IV bag before calling 911. Jackson, his eyes open and mouth open, appeared to be dead, he said. The bodyguard’s testimony is crucial to prosecutors’ contentions that Murray delayed call-
ing 911 and was intent on covering up evidence that he had given Jackson propofol in his bedroom, a far cozier enviDr. Conrad ronment than Murray the surgical settings where it is normally administered. Alvarez’s testimony will likely be challenged by Murray’s defense attorneys, who Wednesday questioned Jackson’s head of security and the singer’s personal assistant about why they didn’t reveal certain details about the day Jackson died to police for at least two months. Defense lawyer Ed Chernoff asked Faheem Muhammad and Michael Amir Williams about whether they conferred with Alvarez before their interviews with detectives. Williams, who was Jackson’s personal assistant, said his interview with detectives had been delayed. He testified Wednesday that he received an urgent phone call from Murray on the day of Jackson’s death but wasn’t told to call 911. He called Muhammad, who then dispatched Alvarez to Jackson’s
Rascal Flatts invited to join Opry Country music super group Rascal Flatts is the latest member of the Grand Ole Opry. The trio was surprised with the news Tuesday night during their performance on the Opry. Twenty-year Opry member Vince Gill made an unscheduled appearance, interrupting singer Gary LeVox, bassist Jay DeMarcus and guitarist Joe Don Rooney midperformance. After starting with a joke about an unpaid golf debt, Gill extended an invitation to join the Opry. The men had tears in their eyes and the crowd gave them a standing ovation. They will be formally inducted Oct. 8. Rascal Flatts is the top-selling country group of the last decade. The trio joins a recent slate of longtime stars invited to join, including Blake Shelton and The Oak Ridge Boys.
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bedroom on the second floor of the singer’s rented mansion in the ritzy Holmby Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles. The room was off-limits to Jackson’s staff, and Muhammad paused before racing up the stairs after reaching the mansion just before paramedics arrived. By then, he said, Jackson had been removed from his bed and was on the floor.
talk about their memories and tell stories about a man who was larger than life. “I think it’s a great time because we still have so many originators of styles such as Ralph Stanley, Earl Scruggs is still around, Doc Watson we still have, and we’ve got all these great young new bands,” said Sam Bush, who will host the awards show. “Some of them play what you call Nu Grass and some of them take great pride in following the tradition of Bill Monroe. So I think he’d be pretty proud of the entire scene that’s going on here.”
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Constant correcting wears down wife’s happiness Dear Abby: My husband, “Will,” and I have been married three years. It’s a good marriage on most levels, but what causes most of our problems is the way he treats me. Will always assumes his way is correct. When I do something around the house, he comes up behind me and redoes it — including refolding the clothes. He even corrects the way I speak and pronounce words. It has gotten to the point that I have shut down. I don’t do much of anything around the house anymore because I figure it’s a waste of my time. Will gets angry and makes
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fun of my “laziness.” How do I get through to him that some things aren’t worth making me feel miserable? When I try to explain how he makes me feel, he gets mad and pouts. — Getting Tired of It in Texas Dear Getting Tired: From your description of your household, your relationship with your husband is NOT
BY BERNICE BEDE OSOL • NEWSPAPER ENTERPRISE ASSOCIATION If tomorrow is your birthday: Your earning potential continues to look encouraging in the next year, provided you don’t make any needless vocational alterations. You could lose out by making a careless switch. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) — Go out with friends and enjoy yourself socially, but don’t waste your money on frivolous pursuits. You’ll have a far better time getting value from what you spend. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) — Be careful not to take on more than you can comfortably complete. If you start a bunch of projects and finish none, there could be problems for a long time to come. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) — Maintaining a positive attitude not only boosts your disposition, it helps you be accepted by your peers. Harboring doubts or being moody causes you to worry about things that’ll never happen. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Find a way to nicely wiggle out of lending some money to a friend who has never repaid you for previous floaters. Your pocketbook could use the breather. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) — Hoping to impress someone by affecting pretentious mannerisms will only make you look phony. Relax and let your wonderful personality prevail. Pisces (Feb. 20-March 20) — Having an indiscreet conversation with a friend about things that should remain confidential could turn your secrets into common knowledge. Keep your own counsel. Aries (March 21-April 19) — Watch yourself so that you don’t snub someone or treat a person rudely just because you are envious of his or her achievements. You’ll get your chance to shine soon. Taurus (April 20-May 20) — Strive to be decisive instead of wishy-washy or condescending, which only makes you look weak. A failure to take a firm position could both confuse and annoy your listeners. Gemini (May 21-June 20) — First seek out the proper instructions from an expert before using any unfamiliar tools or materials. You could get in trouble very quickly if you simply start throwing switches. Cancer (June 21-July 22) — If you have to associate with someone whom you know from experience is deceitful and underhanded, keep your guard up. People don’t easily change. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) — So that you’re not construed as being rude and thoughtless, be mindful of any promises or appointments you’ve made. Oversights on your part will not easily be forgiven or forgotten. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — You’ve heard it before: “Unless you have something nice and complimentary to say about a co-worker, don’t say anything at all.” This never gets old, unlike rude or nasty behavior.
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BY DR. ROBERT WALLACE • NEWSPAPER ENTERPRISE ASSOCIATION Dr. Wallace: I’m 13 and attend a private school. I’m here because my parents think that I’m safer here because there is much more violence in public schools. School started the day after Labor Day, and already I hate this school. I’m considered small for my age because both of my parents are not too tall. On the first day of school, a big guy cut in line in front of me during lunch break. The next day, he saw me and said, “Hey, shrimp, bring me a dollar tomorrow, or I’ll kick your tail.” Now every time he sees me, he threatens to physically harm me if I don’t do what he wants me to do. I talked with our principal. She told me to ignore him, and he will stop pestering me. I don’t like that answer. What should I do? I haven’t told my parents, because I don’t want them to fight my battles. — Nameless, Chicago, Ill. Nameless: Your principal is obviously not aware of the emotional pain that can be caused to a student by a bully. No student should ever be bullied, and any principal who doesn’t eliminate this problem immediately should be assigned to another position or perhaps even be removed from education. It doesn’t matter if the school is private or public. It is imperative that you discuss your concern with being bullied and insist that a parent/principal meeting be arranged immediately. Please contact me again after the meeting, and let me know how things are progressing. • Dr. Robert Wallace writes for Copley News Service. E-mail him at rwallace@Copley News Service.
“good.” In fact, the way Will is treating you could be considered a form of abuse. By constantly belittling and correcting you, he is trying to assert control and shake your confidence in yourself. A husband who pouts and makes you feel bad when you tell him he’s making you miserable is a poor life partner. He may be insecure, overbearing or have OCD. Or he could be a potential abuser. Insist on marriage counseling to find out which, or get out of there while you still can. Dear Abby: Today I asked my wife of many years, “Do you still love me?” Her answer
was, “At our age, there is friendship at most.” I think that love has no age limit. Who is right? — Leon in Marco Island, Fla. Dear Leon: You are. There is no age limit on love. Love is love, whether you’re a teenager or an octogenarian, and if you’re lucky, even older than that.
• Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at www.Dear Abby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069.
Gas problem has everything to do with foods consumed Dear Doctor K: I pass a lot of gas. It’s bad enough when I’m alone, but it’s absolutely mortifying when I have to pass gas in public. What can I do? Dear Reader: It’s normal to have air in the digestive tract. Some gets there when you swallow it and some is produced during digestion. Your body normally produces up to two quarts of gas a day. This air moves in your digestive tract along with food and waste products. Eventually it needs to be expelled to prevent painful stretching of the stomach and intestine. Passing gas (flatulence) is normal and natural. But that doesn’t make it any less embarrassing when it happens in public — especially if the release of gas is accompanied by noise, a foul smell or both. There’s nothing you can do to prevent flatulence completely. But here are some tips to help you reduce the amount of gas you pass. The first step is to figure out which foods make you gassy and avoid them. Foods that are more likely to cause gas include: • beans, cabbage, brussels sprouts, broccoli, cauliflower and peas; • oat bran and other highfiber foods; • carbonated beverages; • foods containing sorbitol (an artificial sweetener); • fructose, a natural sugar present in many fruits (including prunes, pears, grapes, dates and figs) and in many sweeteners; • fried and fatty foods, because they cause the stomach to empty more slowly, allowing gas to build up. Certain medicines also slow down the stomach and can cause more problems with gas. Common examples are antihistamines and calcium channel blockers. A drastic reduction in dietary sugars and some cutback in refined starches and wheat flour might also help. Make sure to eat and drink slowly — speed-eating makes you swallow more air. Eating more slowly can help with being overweight, as well. When you start eating a meal, your gut starts sending signals to your brain saying, “I’m getting full.” It takes about 20 minutes for these gut signals to register with your brain and for your appetite to wane. Let’s say you have a big plate with 3,000 calories of food — meat, potatoes and gravy. Your body might need only 1,000 calories, but if you eat all 3,000 in 20 minutes or less, you won’t feel full. Eating slower
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makes it possible to be satisfied with smaller portion sizes. A product called Beano might help metabolize difficult-to-digest complex carbohydrates when taken before meals. And over-the-counter preparations containing the enzymes lipase, trypsin and amylase might reduce gassy emissions. Activated charcoal absorbs gas and might help cut down on your gassiness. Occasional use is not harmful. Additionally, Pepto-Bismol might reduce the odor of your gas. Prescription medications can also help. Talk to your doctor if you want to try one.
• Write to Dr. Komaroff in care of United Media, 200 Madison Ave., 4th fl., New York, NY 10016, or send questions to his website, www.AskDoctorK.com.
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SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE'S NOTICE OF SALE WHEREAS, on January 13, 2006, MAURICE D. STOKES AND ANDREL D STOKES, HUSBAND AND WIFE executed a Deed of Trust to ELLIS, BRADDOCK & DEES- 16269-1 as Trustee for the benefit of MORTGAGE REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC ACTING SOLEY AS NOMINEE FOR DECISION ONE MORTGAGE COMPANY, LLC, which Deed of Trust was filed on January 17, 2006 and recorded as Instrument No. 230247 in Book 1571 at Page 832 in the Office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi; and WHEREAS, , THE BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS CWABS, INC. ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006- ABC1, the current Beneficiary of said Deed of Trust, substituted RECONTRUST COMPANY as Trustee therein in place of the afore-mentioned original Trustee, as authorized by the terms thereof, as evidenced by an instrument recorded as Instrument No. 261296 - and in Book 1484 at Page 395 - in the Office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi; and WHEREAS, THE BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS CWABS, INC ASSET- BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006- ABC1, the current Beneficiary of said Deed of Trust, substituted RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. as Trustee therein in place of the afore-mention original Trustee and substituted Trustee, as authorized by the terms thereof, as evidenced by an instrument recorded Instrument No. 288592 in Book 1524 at Page 596 in the Office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi; and WHEREAS, default having been made in the terms and conditions of said Deed of Trust, and the entire debt secured thereby having been declared to be due and payable, and the legal holder of said indebtedness, THE BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS SWABS, INC ASSET- BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006- ABC1, having requested the undersigned Substitute Trustee to execute the trust and sell said land and property in accordance with the terms of said Deed of Trust for the purpose of raising the sums due thereunder, together with attorney's fees, Substitute Trustee's fees and expenses of sale. NOW, THEREFORE, RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., Substitute Trustee, will on October 13, 2011, offer for sale at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, within legal hours (between the hours of 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.) at the front steps of the Warren County Courthouse in Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi, the following-described property: PART OF SECTION 3, TOWNSHIP 16 NORTH, RANGE 4 EAST, WARREN COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS, TO- WIT: COMMENCING AT A FOUND IRON MARKING THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THAT CERTAIN CEDAR CREEK CORP TO CHARLES TONEY TRACT AS RECORDED IN DEED BOOK 1216 AT PAGE 372 OF THE LAND RECORDS OF WARREN COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI; FROM SAID POINT RUN NORTH 28 DEGREES 38 MINUTES 09 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 265.05 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 61 DEGREES 30 MINUTES 30 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 686.83 FEET TO A # INCH IRON ROD FOUND BEING THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE SOUTH 33 DEGREES 53 MINUTES 18 SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 265.79 FEET TO FOUND IRON, THENCE SOUTH 66 DEGREES 38 MINUTES 25 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 174.45 FEET TO POINT IN THE CENTER OF THE CUL- DE- SAC OF BRANDI LANE (PRIVATE) ; THENCE NORTH 08 DEGREES 14 MINUTES 25 SECONDS EAST A DISTANCE OF 49.97 FEET TO FOUND IRON; THENCE NORTH 28 DEGREES 30 MINUTES 01 SECONDS EAST A DISTANCE OF 354.95 FEET TO FOUND IRON, THENCE SOUTH 61 DEGREES 29 MINUTES 59 SECONDS EAST A DISTANCE OF 150.00 FEET WHICH IS THE POINT OF BEGINNING, HAVING AN AREA OF 45752.6 SQUARE FEET OR 1.05 ACRES, MORE OR LESS. TOGETHER WITH A PERPETUAL, NON- EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT FOR INGRESS AND EGRESS AND THE INSTALLATION OF UTILITIES OVER AND ACROSS THE EXISTING BRANDI LANE BEING 25 FEET EITHER SIDE OF THE EASEMENT CENTERLINE DESCRIBED AS: COMMENCING AT A FOUND PIPE IN THE WESTERLY RIGHT- OF- WAY OF OAK RIDGE ROAD MARKING THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE SAID TONEY PARCEL AND RUN THENCE ALONG SAID RIGHT- OF- WAY SOUTH 28 DEGREES 30 MINUTES 01 SECONDS WEST, 156.9 FEET; CONTINUE SOUTH 28 DEGREES 46 MINUTES 01 SECONDS WEST, 5.4 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING OF THE HEREIN DESCRIBED EASEMENT; RUN THENCE ALONG SAID EASEMENT CENTERLINE AS FOLLOWS: NORTH 61 DEGREES 29 MINUTES 59 SECONDS WEST, 8.9 FEET; THENCE ALONG A CURVE TO THE LEFT HAVING A RADIUS OF 240 FEET AND A CHORD OF NORTH 68 DEGREES 34 MINUTES 07 SECONDS WEST, 59.8 FEET; THENCE NORTH 75 DEGREES 42 MINUTES 41 SECONDS WEST, 70.3 FEET; THENCE ALONG A CURVE TO THE RIGHT HAVING A RADIUS OF 241.9 FEET AND A CHORD OF NORTH 68 DEGREES 36 MINUTES 20 SECONDS WEST, 59.8 FEET; THENCE NORTH 61 DEGREES 29 MINUTES 59 SECONDS WEST, 538.5; THENCE RUN NORTH 61 DEGREES 29 MINUTES 59 SECONDS WEST, 62.57 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 61 DEGREES 40 MINUTES 02 SECONDS WEST, 13.28 FEET, THENCE RUN ALONG A CURVE TO THE RIGHT HAVING A RADIUS OF 99.07 FEET AND A CHORD OF NORTH 26 DEGREES 44 MINUTES 37 SECONDS WEST, 102.29 FEET TO THE CENTER OF THE CUL- DE- SAC AND THE POINT OF TERMINUS OF EASEMENTS. SUBJECT TO A JOINT USE NON- EXCLUSIVE ACCESS EASEMENT FURTHER DESCRIBED AS LYING 25 FEET EITHER SIDE OF THE WEST LINE OF THE ABOVE DESCRIBED EASEMENT AS HEREIN DESCRIBED FOR THE USE OF ALL ADJACENT TRACTS. RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. will convey only such title as vested in it as Substitute Trustee. WITNESS my signature on this 6th day of September, 2011 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE 2380 Performance Dr, TX2-984-0407 Richardson, TX 75082 Telephone No. (800) 281-8219 By: /s/ Anthony Cannon Title: Assistant Vice President RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE 2380 Performance Dr, TX2-984-0407 Richardson, TX 75082 TS No.: 11 -0054255 PARCEL No. 085 03 9999 000150 DHGW 65228G-4LL Publish: 9/22, 9/29, 10/6(3t)
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have been made a Defendant in the suit filed in this Court by the above-referenced Plaintiff, Thursday, September 29, 2011 seeking reformation of a certain Deed of Trust to include reference to a certain mobile/manufactured home situated atop certain property. You are required to mail or hand deliver a written response to the Complaint filed against you in this action to Scot P. Goldsholl of Dyke, Henry, Goldsholl & Winzerling, P.L.C., Attorney for the Plaintiff, whose address is 415 North McKinley, Suite 1177, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205. Your response must be mailed or delivered not later than thirty days after the 22nd day of September, 2011, which is the date of the first publication of this summons. If your response is not so mailed or delivered, SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE'S a Judgment by default will be NOTICE OF SALE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY entered against you for the OF WARREN WHEREAS, money or other relief deon April 16, 2007, Willis manded in the complaint. Jones and Alice Jones You must file the original of executed and delivered a certain Deed of Trust unto your Response with the Lem Adams, III, Trustee for Clerk of this Court within a the benefit of Mortgage reasonable time afterward. Electronic Registration Issued under my hand and Systems, Inc., acting solely seal of said Court, this the as nominee for SunTrust 8th day of September, 2011. Mortgage, Inc. its successors and assigns, to secure an WARREN COUNTY indebtedness therein CHANCERY CLERK described, which Deed of By:/s/ Denise Bailey Trust is recorded in the office Deputy Clerk of the Chancery Clerk of ISSUED BY: Warren County, Mississippi in Book 1653, Page 29; and DYKE, HENRY, GOLDWHEREAS, said Deed of SHOLL & WINZERLING, Trust was subsequently P.L.C. assigned unto Nationstar 415 North McKinley, Suite Mortgage LLC, by instrument 1177 recorded in the Office of the Little Rock, Arkansas 72205 aforesaid Chancery Clerk in Book 1526, Page 288; and Telephone No. WHEREAS, the holder of (501) 661-1000 said Deed of Trust DHGW NO. 63035G-2 and appointed Publish: 9/22, 9/29, 10/6(3t) substituted Nationwide Trustee
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IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF WARREN COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI IN THE MATTER OF THE PETITION OF VIRGINIA DELL CARR, FOR THE ADOPTION OF THE CHILD DESCRIBED THEREIN CAUSE NO. 2010-019AD SUMMONS (Service by Publication) Residence Unknown THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI TO: JASON ALLEN ASHLEY, SR. You have been made a Party to the Amended Petition filed in this Court by VIRGINIA DELL CARR, Petitioner, seeking Adoption and Termination of Parental Rights of the minor child named in said petition. NOTICE TO DEFENDANT THE PETITION WHICH IS ATTACHED TO THIS SUMMONS IS IMPORTANT AND YOU MUST TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR RIGHTS. You are summoned to appear and defend against the PETITION FOR PATERNITY, AND TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS, filed herein, on the 3rd day of February, 2012, at 9:00 a.m. in the Warren County Chancery Courtroom, Warren County Courthouse, Vicksburg, Mississippi, and in case of your failure to appear and defend the relief sought in said Complaint will be awarded to the Petitioner. You are not required to file an answer or other pleading but you may do so if you desire. Dot Magee Chancery Clerk of Warren County Mississippi /s/ Denise Bailey Clerk /s/ Wren C. Way Attorney for Virginia Dell Carr Publish: 9/29, 10/6, 10/13(3t) THE CHANCERY COURT OF WARREN COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. AS SUCCESSOR TO PLAINTIFF BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP VS. NO. MICHAEL BREWER; DANA BREWER AND THE MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE DEFENDANTS SUMMONS (BY PUBLICATION) THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, COUNTY OF WARREN TO: MICHAEL BREWER AND DANA BREWER WHOSE LAST-KNOWN ADDRESS IS UNKNOWN AFTER DILIGENT SEARCH AND INQUIRY - AND ANY OTHER PERSONS WHO MAY HAVE AN INTEREST IN 404 LELAND POINT DRIVE, VICKSBURG, MISSISSIPPI 39180 You have been made a Defendant in the suit filed in this Court by the above-referenced Plaintiff, seeking reformation of a certain Deed of Trust to include reference to a certain mobile/manufactured home situated atop certain property. You are required to mail or hand deliver a written response to the Complaint filed against you in this action to Scot P. Goldsholl of Dyke, Henry, Goldsholl & Winzerling, P.L.C., Attorney for the Plaintiff, whose address is 415 North McKinley, Suite 1177, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205. Your response must be mailed or delivered not later than thirty days after the 22nd day of September, 2011, which is the date of the first publication of this summons. If your response
IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF WARREN COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI IN RE: ESTATE OF RODNEY M. ERICKSON CAUSE NO.2011-104-PR NOTICE TO CREDITORS OF RODNEY M. ERICKSON NOTICE is hereby given that Letters of Administration in the Estate of Rodney M. Erickson were granted to the undersigned by the Chancery Court of Warren County, Mississippi, on the 31 st day of August, 2011, and all persons having claims against said estate are hereby notified and required to have same probated and registered by the Clerk of said Court as required by law within ninety (90) days of the first date of publication hereon. Failure to do so will forever bar such claims. WITNESS MY SIGNATURE this the 2nd day of September, 2011. /s/ Sonya Johnston Erickson SONYA JOHNSTON ERICKSON Publish: 9/8, 9/15, 9/22, 9/29 (4t) IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF WARREN COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI DANNY LEE JONES PLAINTIFF VS. THE UNKNOWN HEIRS OF WILLIE LEE JONES, MAJOR JONES AND DONNIE JONES DEFENDANTS NO.11-1195-CO SUMMONS THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI TO: THE UNKNOWN HEIRS OF WILLIE LEE JONES, THE UNKNOWN HEIRS OF MAJOR JOES AND THE UNKNOWN HEIRS OF DONNIE JONES NOTICE TO DEFENDANTS You have been made a defendant in this Court by Danny Lee Jones, Plaintiff, seeking to confirm title in property identified as: The South Half of Lot 29, Square 9 of Springfield Proper, Plat Book G, Page 116, Less and except that parcel conveyed to Jessie Gibson by deed of record in Book 292, Page 102 of said Land Records. There are no other defendants other than you. You are required to mail or hand-deliver a written response to the Complaint filed against you to J. Allen Derivaux, Jr., the attorney for the Plaintiff, whose address is 1100 Clay Street, Vicksburg, Mississippi, 39183. YOUR RESPONSE MUST BE MAILED OR DELIVERED WITHIN THRITY DAYS AFTER THE 29TH OF SEPTEMBER, 2011, WHICH IS THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS SUMMONS. IF YOUR RESPONSE IS NOT SO MAILED OR DELIVERED A JUDGEMENT BY DEFAULT WILL BE ENTERED AGAINST YOU FOR THE RELIEF DEMANDED. You must also file the original of your response with the Clerk of this Court within a reasonable time afterward. Issued under my hand and the seal of said Court, this the 23rd day of September, 2011. BY: /s/ Pearl Nelson, D.C. SHELLY ASHLEYPALMERTREE, CLERK OF COUNTY COURT WARREN COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI Publish: 9/29,10/6, 10/13(3t)
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on August 18, 2004, Julius Nervis and Brenda Y. Nervis executed and delivered a certain Deed of Trust unto Lawyers Title, Inc, Trustee for the benefit of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., acting solely as nominee for United Financial Mortgage Corp its successors and assigns, to secure an indebtedness therein described, which Deed of Trust is recorded in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi in Book 1489, Page 294; and WHEREAS, said Deed of Trust was subsequently assigned unto Bank of America, National Association as successor by merger to LaSalle Bank National Association, as Trustee for certificateholders of Bear Stearns Asset Backed Securities I LLC Asset Backed Certificates, Series 2004-HE11, by instrument recorded in the Office of the aforesaid Chancery Clerk in Book 1516, Page 463; and WHEREAS, the holder of said Deed of Trust substituted and appointed Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc., as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by instrument recorded in the Office of the aforesaid Chancery Clerk Book 1516, Page 464; and WHEREAS, default having been made in the payments of indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, and the holder of said Deed of Trust, having requested the undersigned so to do, on October 20, 2011, I will, during legal hours (between the hours of 11 o' clock a.m. and 4 o' clock p.m.), at public outcry, offer for sale and will sell, at the Front door steps of the Warren County Courthouse in Vicksburg, Mississippi, for cash to the highest bidder, the following described land and property situated in Warren County, Mississippi, to-wit: The Security Title Guarantee Corporation of Baltimore_ Commitment Number 791059 Agent File No. LTM04-286 Parcel One: All of Lot Sixteen (16), in Block Five (5), of that certain Survey in said City known as "National Park Addition", as shown by plat of record in Book 69, on Page 149, and a supplemental map of record in Book 69, pages 152 and 153, of the Records of Deed of said County; being the same property conveyed by deed dated January 15, 1934, by Southern Securities Corporation, which deed is a matter of record in Deed Book 190, on page 426, of the Records of Deeds of said County. Parcel Two: All of Lot Seventy-eight (78) in a subdivision of Block Five (5) of that certain survey in said city known as "National Park Addition", a plat of said subdivision being of record in Deed Book 69, at Page 198, of the Record of Deeds of said County; and being the same property conveyed by Southern Securities Corporation by deed dated January 15, 1934, of record in Deed Book 190, at page 426 of said Records of Deeds of Warren County, Mississippi Title to the above described property is believed to be good, but I will convey only such title as is vested in me as Substituted Trustee. WITNESS MY SIGNATURE, this the 23rd day of September, 2011 Stephanie Fonteno Stephanie Fonteno, Assistant Vice President Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc. 1587 Northeast Expressway Atlanta, GA 30329 (770) 234-9181 1009025MS Publish: 9/29, 10/6, 10/13(3t)
1516, Page 463; and WHEREAS, the holder of said Deed of Trust substituted and appointedB7 Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc., as Trustee in said Deed of Trust by instrument recorded in the Office of the aforesaid Chancery Clerk Book 1516, Page 464; and WHEREAS, default having been made in the payments of indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, and the holder of said Deed of Trust, having requested the undersigned so to do, on October 20, 2011, I will, during legal hours (between the hours of 11 o' clock a.m. and 4 o' clock p.m.), at public outcry, offer for sale and will sell, at the Front door steps of the Warren County Courthouse in Vicksburg, Mississippi, for cash to the highest bidder, the following described land and property situated in Warren County, Mississippi, to-wit: The Security Title Guarantee Corporation of Baltimore_ Commitment Number 791059 Agent File No. LTM04-286 Parcel One: All of Lot Sixteen (16), in Block Five (5), of that certain Survey in said City known as "National Park Addition", as shown by plat of record in Book 69, on Page 149, and a supplemental map of record in Book 69, pages 152 and 153, of the Records of Deed of said County; being the same property conveyed by deed dated January 15, 1934, by Southern Securities Corporation, which deed is a matter of record in Deed Book 190, on page 426, of the Records of Deeds of said County. Parcel Two: All of Lot Seventy-eight (78) in a subdivision of Block Five (5) of that certain survey in said city known as "National Park Addition", a plat of said subdivision being of record in Deed Book 69, at Page 198, of the Record of Deeds of said County; and being the same property conveyed by Southern Securities Corporation by deed dated January 15, 1934, of record in Deed Book 190, at page 426 of said Records of Deeds of Warren County, Mississippi Title to the above described property is believed to be good, but I will convey only such title as is vested in me as Substituted Trustee. WITNESS MY SIGNATURE, this the 23rd day of September, 2011 Stephanie Fonteno Stephanie Fonteno, Assistant Vice President Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc. 1587 Northeast Expressway Atlanta, GA 30329 (770) 234-9181 1009025MS Publish: 9/29, 10/6, 10/13(3t)
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SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE'S NOTICE OF SALE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY OF WARREN WHEREAS, on August 18, 2004, Julius Nervis and Brenda Y. Nervis executed and delivered a certain Deed of Trust unto Lawyers Title, Inc, Trustee for the benefit of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., acting solely as nominee for United Financial Mortgage Corp its successors and assigns, to secure an indebtedness therein described, which Deed of Trust is recorded in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi in Book 1489, Page 294; and WHEREAS, said Deed of Trust was subsequently assigned unto Bank of America, National Association as successor by merger to LaSalle Bank National Association, as Services, Inc., as Trustee in Trustee for certificateholders said Deed of Trust by instrument recorded in the of Bear Stearns Asset Office of the aforesaid Backed Securities I LLC Chancery Clerk Book 1526, Asset Backed Certificates, Page 289; and WHEREAS, Series 2004-HE11, by default having been made in instrument recorded in the the payments of indebtedness secured by Office of the aforesaid said Deed of Trust, and the Chancery Clerk in Book holder of said Deed of Trust, 1516, Page 463; and having requested the WHEREAS, the holder of undersigned so to do, on said Deed of Trust October 6, 2011, I will, substituted and appointed during legal hours (between the hours of 11 o' clock a.m. Nationwide Trustee and 4 o' clock p.m.), at public Services, Inc., as Trustee in outcry, offer for sale and will said Deed of Trust by sell, at the Front door steps instrument recorded in the of the Warren County Office of the aforesaid Courthouse in Vicksburg, Chancery Clerk Book 1516, Mississippi, for cash to the highest bidder, the following Page 464; and WHEREAS, described land and property default having been made in situated in Warren County, the payments of Mississippi, to-wit: Lot 16 of indebtedness secured by Melinda C. Robinson Circle said Deed of Trust, and the Subdivision, as shown by holder of said Deed of Trust, plat of record in Plat Book 2 at Page 23 of the Land having requested the Records of Warren County, undersigned so to do, on Mississippi. Less and except October 20, 2011, I will, any undivided one half during legal hours (between interest in the oil, gas and the hours of 11 o' clock a.m. other minerals in on and and 4 o' clock p.m.), at public under the above described property, same having been outcry, offer for sale and will conveyed away by prior sell, at the Front door steps owners. Indexing of the Warren County Instructions: Lot 16, Melinda Courthouse in Vicksburg, C. Robinson Circle Mississippi, for cash to the Subdivision, Warren County, Mississippi Title to the above highest bidder, the following described property is described land and property believed to be good, but I will situated in Warren County, convey only such title as is Mississippi, to-wit: The vested in me as Substituted Security Title Guarantee Trustee. WITNESS MY Corporation of Baltimore_ SIGNATURE, this the 7th day of September, 2011 Commitment Number Stephanie Fonteno 791059 Agent File No. Stephanie Fonteno, LTM04-286 Parcel One: All Assistant Vice President of Lot Sixteen (16), in Block Nationwide Trustee SerFive (5), of that certain vices, Inc. 1587 Northeast Survey in said City known as Expressway Atlanta, GA 30329 (770) 234-9181 "National Park Addition", as 0805487MS shown by plat of record in Publish: 9/15, 9/22, 9/29(3t) Book 69, on Page 149, and a supplemental map of record 69, pages 152 and 07. Help Wanted in153,Book of the Records of Deed of said County; being the same property conveyed by deed dated January 15, 1934, by Southern Securities Corporation, which deed is a matter of record in Deed Book 190, on page 426, of the Records of Deeds of said County. Parcel Two: All of Lot Seventy-eight (78) in a subdivision of Block Five (5) Reach 2.2 Million Readers Across The State Of Mississippi of that certain survey in said city known as "National Park " " " Addition", a plat ofsaid )! 7 $ " subdivision being of record in Book & 69, at Page 198,%! % ) ;0 Deed of the Record of Deeds of ;0 ;,>;<D ; said County; and being the >9: by$ 4 same property conveyed Southern Securities 3 0D @ Corporation by deed dated !""#$$#%&' record #8#8#8 !'''#("8"8 January 15,3& 1934, of in Deed Book 190, at page /// 426 of said $" Recordsof% E &(() Deeds of Warren County, Mississippi Title to the above E 4 described is *+,- property 9,%$%'A /4 believed to !!!%8&&!8& be good, but I will !((#!&.#(. convey only such title as is ///0 -,E,0, vested in me as Substituted Trustee. WITNESS MY *" **
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the highest bidder for cash, Chancery Clerk in Book of Trust was filed on February 16, 2010 and within legal hours (between 1516, Page 463; and recorded as Instrument No. the hours of 11:00 a.m. WHEREAS, the holder of 275657 in Book 1705 at 4:00 p.m at 2011 the front steps of said Deed of Trust Page 41 Thursday, in the Office ofSeptember the B8 29, substituted and appointed the Warren County Chancery Clerk of Warren Nationwide Trustee County, Mississippi; and Courthouse in Vicksburg, WHEREAS, BANK OF Services, Inc., as Trustee in Warren County, Mississippi, AMERICA, N.A. AS said Deed of Trust by the following-described SUCCESSOR BY MERGER instrument recorded in the property: TO BAC HOME LOANS Office of the aforesaid THAT PART OF LOT 4, IN SERVICING, LP, the current Chancery Clerk Book 1516, Beneficiary of said Deed of BLOCK 7 OF THE WARREN Trust, substituted Page 464; and WHEREAS, HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION, RECONTRUST COMPANY, default having been made in PER PLAT OF RECORD IN N.A. as Trustee therein, as the payments of DEED BOOK 116 AT PAGE authorized by the terms indebtedness secured by 198 OF THE LAND thereof, as evidenced by an said Deed of Trust, and the instrument recorded as RECORDS OF THE OFFICE Instrument No. 282595 in holder of said Deed of Trust, OF THE CHANCERY Book 1514 at Page 522 in having requested the CLERK OF WARREN the Office of the Chancery undersigned so to do, on COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, Clerk of Warren County, October 20, 2011, I will, MORE PARTICULARLY Mississippi; and during legal hours (between WHEREAS, default having DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: been made in the terms and the hours of 11 o' clock a.m. BEGIN AT A POINT IN AN conditions of said Deed of EXISTING CONCRETE and 4 o' clock p.m.), at public Trust, and the entire debt SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE'S outcry, offer for sale and will secured thereby having been WALL MARKING THE NOTICEw OF SALE NORTHWEST CORNER OF sell, at the Front door steps declared to be due and WHEREAS, on February 12, of the Warren County 2010, ROBERT TAYLOR AN payable, and the legal holder LOT 4 OF BLOCK 7 AT ITS of said indebtedness, BANK UNMARRIED PERSON INTERSECTION WITH THE Courthouse in Vicksburg, OF AMERICA, N.A. AS executed a Deed of Trust to SOUTH RIGHT-OF-WAY Mississippi, for cash to the SUCCESSOR BY MERGER J WARD CONVILLE as highest bidder, the following LINE OF QUEEN STREET TOPost BAC HOME LOANS Trustee for the benefit of Hours: 8 a.m. 5 p.m. Monday Friday, Closed Saturday & Sunday. Plaza, 1601-F North Frontage Road, Vicksburg, MS 39180 described land and property THENCE FOLLOW THE SERVICING, LP, having MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC situated in Warren County, CONCRETE WALL REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, requested the undersigned Substitute Trustee to INC., AS NOMINEE FOR Mississippi, to-wit: The DIVIDING LOTS 3 AND 4 execute the trust and sell GRAND BANK OF Security Title Guarantee SOUTH 46 DEGREES 11 said land and property in SAVINGS, FSB, which Deed Corporation of Baltimore_ accordance with the terms of MINUTES WEST FOR 132.2 of Trust was filed on Commitment Number FEET TO ITS said Deed of Trust for the February 16, 2010 and 791059 Agent File No. purpose of raising the sums INTERSECTION WITH AN recorded as Instrument No. due thereunder, together 275657 in Book 1705 at LTM04-286 Parcel One: All EXISTING CYCLONE/ with attorney's fees, Page 41 in the Office of the of Lot Sixteen (16), in Block CYPRESS FENCE; Substitute Trustee's fees and Chancery Clerk of Warren Five (5), of that certain THENCE FOLLOWING THE expenses of sale. County, Mississippi; and Survey in said City known as EXISTING FENCE SOUTH NOW, THEREFORE, WHEREAS, BANK OF "National Park Addition", as RECONTRUST COMPANY, 36 DEGREES Classified 15 MINUTES Line AMERICA, N.A. AS Classified Line Das Ads: N.A., Substitute Trustee, will SUCCESSOR BY MERGER shown by plat ofto record in EAST FOR 45.5 FEET TO A Ads appear Deadline Starting at 1-4 Lines, 1 Day for on October 13, 2011, offer TO BAC HOME LOANS Starting at 1-4 Lines, 1 Day for $8.32 $8.28 Book 69, on Page 149, and a POINT ON THE EXISTING for sale at public outcry to SERVICING, LP, the current Ads map to appear Deadline 2 p.m., Friday supplemental ofMonday record EAST LINE OF LOT 4; the highest bidder for cash, Beneficiary saidappear Deed of Adsofto Deadline Classified line ads in Book 69, pages 152 and THENCE FOLLOW A are charged according to the within legal hours (between Trust, substituted Monday 55p.m., p.m.,Thursday Friday the hours of Thursday 11:00 a.m. 153, of the Records ofTuesday Deed CONCRETE WALLofALONG RECONTRUST COMPANY, Monday 5 p.m., number lines. For complete pricing Tuesday 35p.m., 4:00 p.m at the front steps of as Trustee therein, as THE EAST BOUNDARY of said County; Wednesday being the p.m.,Friday Monday N.A. information contact a Classified Sales the Warren County Tuesday 3 p.m., Friday authorized by the terms NORTH 47 DEGREES 15 same propertyWednesday conveyed by 3 p.m., Monday Courthouse in Vicksburg, thereof, as evidenced by an Representative today at 601-636-SELL. MINUTES EAST FOR 141.5 deed dated JanuaryThursday 15, p.m.,Tuesday Tuesday instrument recorded Wednesday 3 p.m., Monday Warren County, Mississippi, as 35p.m., FEET TO THE 1934, by SouthernThursday Securities the following-described Instrument No. 282595 in Thursday 3 p.m., Tuesday Friday p.m.,Wednesday WednesdayBook 1514 at Page INTERSECTION WITH THEexpiration date ordered are property: Corporation, which deed is a Ads cancelled before 522 in Friday 35p.m., THAT PART OF LOT 4, IN the Office of the Chancery SOUTH RIGHT-OF-WAY matter of record in Deed charged at prevailing rate only for days actually run, Friday 3 p.m., Wednesday BLOCK 7 OF THE WARREN LINE OF QUEEN STREET; Saturday 11a.m., a.m.,Thursday Thursday Clerk of Warren County, 11 Book 190, on pageSaturday 426, of 44line minimum charge $8.32 line minimum charge. $8.28minimum minimumcharge. charge. HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION, Mississippi; and Saturday 11 a.m., Thursday the Records of Deeds of said THENCE FOLLOW THE PER PLAT OF RECORD IN Sunday 11 a.m., Thursday Sunday 11 a.m., Thursday WHEREAS, default having County. Parcel Two: All of EXISTING RIGHT-OF-WAY DEED BOOK 116 AT PAGE been made in the terms and Sunday 198 11OF a.m., Thursday LINE NORTH 47e Lot Seventy-eight (78) in a DEGREES THE LAND y r w conditions of said Deed of RECORDS OF THE OFFICE 45 MINUTES WEST FOR 48 Trust, and the entire debt subdivision of Block Five (5) SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE'S OF THE CHANCERY secured thereby having been NOTICE OF SALE of that certain survey in said FEET BACK TO THE POINT CLERK OF WARREN to be due and city known as "National Park WHEREAS, on February 12, declared OF BEGINNING. COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, 2010, ROBERT TAYLOR AN payable, and the legal holder Addition", a plat of said RECONTRUST COMPANY, MORE PARTICULARLY of said indebtedness, BANK UNMARRIED PERSON subdivision being of record in executed a Deed of Trust to DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: N.A. will convey only such OF AMERICA, N.A. AS BEGIN AT A POINT IN AN SUCCESSOR BY MERGER Deed Book 69, at Page 198, title as vested in it as J WARD CONVILLE as Center For EXISTING CONCRETE TO BAC HOME LOANS Trustee for the benefit of of the Record of Deeds of Substitute Trustee. Pregnancy Choices WALL MARKING THE SERVICING, LP, having MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC said County; and being the NORTHWEST CORNER OF WITNESS my signature on Free Pregnancy Tests REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, requested the undersigned same property conveyed by this 7nd day of September, LOT 4 OF BLOCK 7 AT ITS (non-medical facility) Substitute Trustee to INC., AS NOMINEE FOR INTERSECTION WITH THE Southern Securities 2011 execute the trust and sell · Education on All GRAND BANK OF SOUTH RIGHT-OF-WAY Corporation by deed dated RECONTRUST COMPANY, SAVINGS, FSB, which Deed said land and property in Options LINE OF QUEEN STREET accordance with the terms of of Trust was filed on January 15, 1934, of record N.A., SUBSTITUTE · Confidential CounTHENCE FOLLOW THE said Deed of Trust for the February 16, 2010 and in Deed Book 190, at page TRUSTEE seling CONCRETE WALL purpose of raising the sums recorded as Instrument No. 426 of said Records of 2380 Performance Dr, Call 601-638-2778 DIVIDING LOTS 3 AND 4 due thereunder, together 275657 in Book 1705 at TX2-984-0407 SOUTH 46 DEGREES 11 Deeds of Warren County, for appt with attorney's fees, Page 41 in the Office of the Substitute Trustee's fees and MINUTES WEST FOR 132.2 Richardson, TX 75082 Mississippi Title to the above Chancery Clerk of Warren www.vicksburgpregnanFEET TO ITS expenses of sale. County, Mississippi; and Telephone No. described property is cy.com INTERSECTION WITH AN NOW, THEREFORE, (800) 281-8219 believed to be good, but I will WHEREAS, BANK OF EXISTING CYCLONE/ RECONTRUST COMPANY, AMERICA, N.A. AS By: /s/ Anthony Cannon convey only such title as is CYPRESS FENCE; SUCCESSOR BY MERGER N.A., Substitute Trustee, will Title: Assistant Vice THENCE FOLLOWING THE vested in me as Substituted on October 13, 2011, offer Effective March 25, TO BAC HOME LOANS EXISTING FENCE SOUTH for sale at public outcry to Trustee. WITNESS MY President SERVICING, LP, the current 2011. The Horizon 36 DEGREES 15 MINUTES the highest bidder for cash, Beneficiary of said Deed of SIGNATURE, this the 23rd RECONTRUST COMPANY, chips were EAST FOR 45.5 FEET TO A within legal hours (between Trust, substituted day of September, 2011 N.A., SUBSTITUTE POINT ON THE EXISTING the hours of 11:00 a.m. RECONTRUST COMPANY, discontinued. You Stephanie Fonteno TRUSTEE EAST LINE OF LOT 4; 4:00 p.m at the front steps of N.A. as Trustee therein, as may redeem Horizon Stephanie Fonteno, 2380 Performance Dr, THENCE FOLLOW A the Warren County authorized by the terms CONCRETE WALL ALONG Casino chips during Courthouse in Vicksburg, Assistant Vice President TX2-984-0407 thereof, as evidenced by an THE EAST BOUNDARY Warren County, Mississippi, instrument recorded as Nationwide Trustee Richardson, TX 75082 normal business NORTH 47 DEGREES 15 the following-described Instrument No. 282595 in Services, Inc. 1587 TS No.: 10 -0124069 hours at the Grand MINUTES EAST FOR 141.5 property: Book 1514 at Page 522 in Northeast Expressway PARCEL No. FEET TO THE THAT PART OF LOT 4, IN Station Casino cage the Office of the Chancery Atlanta, GA 30329 (770) 1086-29-300007010200 BLOCK 7 OF THE WARREN INTERSECTION WITH THE Clerk of Warren County, through July 25, 2011. 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SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE'S NOTICE OF SALE WHEREAS, on February 12, 2010, ROBERT TAYLOR AN UNMARRIED PERSON executed a Deed of Trust to J WARD CONVILLE as Trustee for the benefit of MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR GRAND BANK OF SAVINGS, FSB, which Deed of Trust was filed on February 16, 2010 and recorded as Instrument No. 275657 in Book 1705 at Page 41 in the Office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi; and WHEREAS, BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, the current Beneficiary of said Deed of Trust, substituted RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. as Trustee therein, as authorized by the terms thereof, as evidenced by an instrument recorded as Instrument No. 282595 in Book 1514 at Page 522 in the Office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi; and WHEREAS, default having been made in the terms and conditions of said Deed of Trust, and the entire debt secured thereby having been declared to be due and payable, and the legal holder of said indebtedness, BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, having requested the undersigned Substitute Trustee to execute the trust and sell said land and property in accordance with the terms of said Deed of Trust for the purpose of raising the sums due thereunder, together with attorney's fees, Substitute Trustee's fees and expenses of sale. NOW, THEREFORE, RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., Substitute Trustee, will on October 13, 2011, offer for sale at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, within legal hours (between the hours of 11:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m at the front steps of the Warren County Courthouse in Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi, the following-described property: THAT PART OF LOT 4, IN BLOCK 7 OF THE WARREN HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION, PER PLAT OF RECORD IN DEED BOOK 116 AT PAGE 198 OF THE LAND RECORDS OF THE OFFICE OF THE CHANCERY CLERK OF WARREN COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGIN AT A POINT IN AN EXISTING CONCRETE WALL MARKING THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 4 OF BLOCK 7 AT ITS INTERSECTION WITH THE SOUTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF QUEEN STREET THENCE FOLLOW THE CONCRETE WALL DIVIDING LOTS 3 AND 4 SOUTH 46 DEGREES 11 MINUTES WEST FOR 132.2 FEET TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH AN EXISTING CYCLONE/ CYPRESS FENCE; THENCE FOLLOWING THE EXISTING FENCE SOUTH 36 DEGREES 15 MINUTES EAST FOR 45.5 FEET TO A POINT ON THE EXISTING EAST LINE OF LOT 4; THENCE FOLLOW A CONCRETE WALL ALONG THE EAST BOUNDARY NORTH 47 DEGREES 15 MINUTES EAST FOR 141.5 FEET TO THE INTERSECTION WITH THE SOUTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF QUEEN STREET; THENCE FOLLOW THE EXISTING RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE NORTH 47 DEGREES
been made in the terms and conditions of said Deed of Trust, and the entire debt secured thereby having been declared to be due and payable, and the legal holder of said indebtedness, BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, having requested the undersigned Substitute Trustee to execute the trust and sell said land and property in accordance with the terms of said Deed of Trust for the purpose of raising the sums due thereunder, together with attorney's fees, Substitute Trustee's fees and expenses of sale. NOW, THEREFORE, RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., Substitute Trustee, will on October 13, 2011, offer for sale at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, within legal hours (between the hours of 11:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m at the front steps of the Warren County Courthouse in Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi, the following-described property: THAT PART OF LOT 4, IN BLOCK 7 OF THE WARREN HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION, PER PLAT OF RECORD IN DEED BOOK 116 AT PAGE 198 OF THE LAND RECORDS OF THE OFFICE OF THE CHANCERY CLERK OF WARREN COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGIN AT A POINT IN AN EXISTING CONCRETE WALL MARKING THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 4 OF BLOCK 7 AT ITS INTERSECTION WITH THE SOUTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF QUEEN STREET THENCE FOLLOW THE CONCRETE WALL DIVIDING LOTS 3 AND 4 SOUTH 46 DEGREES 11 MINUTES WEST FOR 132.2 FEET TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH AN EXISTING CYCLONE/ CYPRESS FENCE; THENCE FOLLOWING THE EXISTING FENCE SOUTH 36 DEGREES 15 MINUTES EAST FOR 45.5 FEET TO A POINT ON THE EXISTING EAST LINE OF LOT 4; THENCE FOLLOW A CONCRETE WALL ALONG THE EAST BOUNDARY NORTH 47 DEGREES 15 MINUTES EAST FOR 141.5 FEET TO THE INTERSECTION WITH THE SOUTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF QUEEN STREET; THENCE FOLLOW THE EXISTING RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE NORTH 47 DEGREES 45 MINUTES WEST FOR 48 FEET BACK TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. will convey only such title as vested in it as Substitute Trustee. WITNESS my signature on this 7nd day of September, 2011 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE 2380 Performance Dr, TX2-984-0407 Richardson, TX 75082 Telephone No. (800) 281-8219 By: /s/ Anthony Cannon Title: Assistant Vice President RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE 2380 Performance Dr, TX2-984-0407 Richardson, TX 75082 TS No.: 10 -0124069 PARCEL No. 1086-29-300007010200 DHGW 65584G-7LL Publish: 9/22, 9/29, 10/6(3t)
DEED BOOK 116 AT PAGE 198 OF THE LAND RECORDS OF THE OFFICE OF THE CHANCERY CLERK OF WARREN COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGIN AT A POINT IN AN EXISTING CONCRETE WALL MARKING THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 4 OF BLOCK 7 AT ITS INTERSECTION WITH THE SOUTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF QUEEN STREET THENCE FOLLOW THE CONCRETE WALL DIVIDING LOTS 3 AND 4 SOUTH 46 DEGREES 11 MINUTES WEST FOR 132.2 FEET TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH AN EXISTING CYCLONE/ CYPRESS FENCE; THENCE FOLLOWING THE EXISTING FENCE SOUTH 36 DEGREES 15 MINUTES EAST FOR 45.5 FEET TO A POINT ON THE EXISTING EAST LINE OF LOT 4; THENCE FOLLOW A CONCRETE WALL ALONG THE EAST BOUNDARY NORTH 47 DEGREES 15 MINUTES EAST FOR 141.5 FEET TO THE INTERSECTION WITH THE SOUTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF QUEEN STREET; THENCE FOLLOW THE EXISTING RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE NORTH 47 DEGREES 45 MINUTES WEST FOR 48 FEET BACK TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. will convey only such title as vested in it as Substitute Trustee. WITNESS my signature on this 7nd day of September, 2011 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE 2380 Performance Dr, TX2-984-0407 Richardson, TX 75082 Telephone No. (800) 281-8219 By: /s/ Anthony Cannon Title: Assistant Vice President RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE 2380 Performance Dr, TX2-984-0407 Richardson, TX 75082 TS No.: 10 -0124069 PARCEL No. 1086-29-300007010200 DHGW 65584G-7LL Publish: 9/22, 9/29, 10/6(3t)
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EXISTING RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE NORTH 47 DEGREES 45 MINUTES WEST FOR 48 FEET BACK TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. will convey only such title as vested in it as Substitute Trustee. WITNESS my signature on this 7nd day of September, 2011 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE 2380 Performance Dr, TX2-984-0407 Richardson, TX 75082 Telephone No. (800) 281-8219 By: /s/ Anthony Cannon Title: Assistant Vice President RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE 2380 Performance Dr, TX2-984-0407 Richardson, TX 75082 TS No.: 10 -0124069 PARCEL No. 1086-29-300007010200 DHGW 65584G-7LL Publish: 9/22, 9/29, 10/6(3t)
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06. Lost & Found FOUND YORKIE MIX. Grange Hall Road area. 601-618-4383. 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 post.com LOST BLACK YORKIE POO. Weighs less than 5 pounds. Jackson Road/ Culkin Road area. 601-6387254, 601-618-3383. REWARD!!
07. Help Wanted “ACE” 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 BECOME A CERTIFIED pharmacy technician today! Call 601-540-3062 for more information. CALVARY M.B CHURCH is looking for a full time Minister of Music. Email resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org Call 601-896-1875 for any questions.
24. Business Services
Electrical and Instrumentation Technician. Mississippi Lime Company, a major manufacturing company, has an immediate opening for the Falco operation located in Vicksburg, Mississippi. Requirements include a Bachelor's or Technical Associate Degree in Industrial electricity, instrumentation or electronics or a High School Diplomas or equivalent, plus a minimum of five years in an industrial electrical maintenance environment. Under the direction of the Maintenance Supervisor, and often working independently, provide electrical and instrumentation maintenance services to the operation through troubleshooting, coordinating repairs, supplies and spare parts; contacting contract maintenance personnel; administering routine service contracts as needed. Responsibilities of the position include knowledge of 480 volt power distribution systems and motor starters are mandatory; ability to design and install electrical and instrumentation process is highly desirable. PLC, VFD, and general process instrument knowledge and experience is highly desirable. This position will perform mechanical maintenance as needed. Experience and knowledge of keyboarding, Windows XP, Excel spreadsheet and Word processing a plus; as well as familiarity with Microsoft Outlook a plus. Candidate must have good writing and communication skills and must be self-motivated and have initiative to work as an empowered team with all the employees at the Falco operation. Our company offers competitive compensation and excellent benefit package, which includes medical/ 401K/ etc. Candidates should submit resumes in confidence to: email@example.com EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. M/F/V.
24. Business Services
Photographs must be received by: Tuesday, October 25th, 3pm. • $20 per picture •
Child’s Name: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Age: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Costume: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
Barnes Glass Quality Service at Competitive Prices #1 Windshield Repair & Replacement
Vans • Cars • Trucks •Insurance Claims Welcome•
AUTO • HOME • BUSINESS Jason Barnes • 601-661-0900
Framing, Remodeling, Cabinets, Flooring, Roofing & Vinyl Siding State Licensed & Bonded
Jon Ross 601-638-7932
Simmons Lawn Service
Professional Services & Competitive Prices • Landscaping • Septic Systems • Irrigation: Install & Repair • Commercial & Residential Grass Cutting Licensed • Bonded • Insured 12 years experience Roy Simmons (Owner) 601-218-8341
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Pumpkin Patch entries will publish on Monday, October 31st.
BUFORD CONSTRUCTION CO., INC. 601-636-4813 State Board of Contractors Approved & Bonded Haul Clay, Gravel, Dirt, Rock & Sand All Types of Dozer Work Land Clearing • Demolition Site Development & Preparation Excavation Crane Rental • Mud Jacking
Bring your entry to: • Classified Desk •
SPEEDIPRINT & OFFICE SUPPLY • Business Cards • Letterhead • Envelopes • Invoices • Work Orders • Invitations (601) 638-2900 Fax (601) 636-6711 1601-C North Frontage Road Vicksburg, MS 39180
PATRIOTIC • FLAGS • BANNERS • BUMPER STICKERS • YARD SIGNS
Show Your Colors!
1601-F North Frontage Road
or mail your entry in: The Vicksburg Post P.O. Box 821668 Vicksburg, MS 39182
Pumpkin Patch Prints Oct.
All Business & Service Directory Ads MUST BE PAID IN ADVANCE !
To advertise your business here for as little as $2.83 per day, call our Classified Dept. at 601-636-7355.
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18. Miscellaneous For Sale 20â€? RIMS AND tires. 6 months old, $600. 601-8312241. COMPLETE QUEEN SIZE bedroom set, all wood. Formal silk sofa. 601529-0820, 601-636-4274. 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.
HOME COMPUTER SERVICE and repair. Reasonable prices. Pick up available .601502-5265, 601-636-7376.
07. Help Wanted Dancor Transit Inc. is seeking Class A CDL Drivers to run the Mid South Region We have affordable benefits available and our drivers are HOME on the weekends 95% of the time. We also offer a Sign On Bonus that puts money in your pocket Throughout the year. Call us for more information 866-677-4333 www.dancortransit.com DENTAL/ OFFICE ASSISTANT needed for busy office. Please submit resume in person to 1212 Mission 66, Monday- Thursday, 8am-4pm. No phone calls please. GRAND GULF MILITARY Park is now accepting applications for the position of Accounting Clerk through the state web site at www.mspb.ms.gov This position will remain open until October 4, 2011. INTERCOASTAL WATERWAYS!! INTERESTED in becoming a deckhand in the Maritime Industry? Positions start around $130 per day...that's over $900 per week! Sign up for training today! Call 850-243-8966. KANZA CONSTRUCTION SEEKING experienced dump truck, belly dump drivers and heavy equipment operators. Drivers must possess Class A CDL, clean driving record, and be able to pass drug screening. Fax resume to 601-634-8978 or call 785-230-6953.
!! " # $%&'$($' )*)* # ' + " Al Williams Bail Bond Company a statewide operation. Manager/ Soliciting Agents in the Vicksburg area. Must be 21 years of age, have lived in the state of Mississippi for at least 12 months, and have your own transportation & cell phone. Call for an application 662-429-2730 or visit our website www.alwillliamsbail bonds.com NOW HIRING PIPE welder, ship fitters, flux core welders, pipe fitters, & Outside Machinist. Must have at least 5 years experience. Please call 228-863-3728 or Fax resumes to 228-863-1596 EOE PART TIME POSITION 25 hours weekly. General office duties and organizing resident activities. Send resumes to: Dept. 3764 The Vicksburg Post P.O. Box 821668 Vicksburg, MS 39182 PROPERTY IN VICKSBURG looking for leasing agent. Must be dependable and pay close attention to detail. At least 1 year customer service experience mandatory. Or Assistant Manager position. 1 year property management experience mandatory. Fax resumes to 601-636-1475.
TO BUY OR SELL
CALL 601-636-7535 $10 START UP KIT
12. Schools & Instruction WORK ON JET Engines. Train for hands on Aviation Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified. Job placement assistance. CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance 866455-4317.
14. Pets & Livestock CUSTOM MADE BARBECUE grills. Built to last! 601831-1227.
Vicksburg Warren Humane Society & MS - Span Low Cost Spay & Neuter Program CATS: Male . .$25 Female ........$35 DOGS (UNDER 40 LBS): Male . .$55 Female ........$65 â€˘ For the above category of animals, pick up applications at the Humane Society DOGS (OVER 40 LBS): Male . .$70 Female ........$80 â€˘ For dogs over 40 lbs, call 866-901-7729 for appt.
Hwy 61 S - 601-636-6631 www.pawsrescuepets.org
If you are feeding a stray or feral cat and need help with spaying or neutering, please call 601-529-1535.
15. Auction LOOKING FOR A great value? Subscribe to The Vicksburg Post, 601-6364545, ask for Circulation. ESTATE ITEMS FROM Neil and Rosalie Morrissey estate; details at www.msauctionservice.com
HOTEL MATTRESS SPECIAL! Full- QueenKing sets, all starting at $129. 1420 Washington, 601-631-0010. JAZZY POWER CHAIR, excellent condition, $600 firm. T.V. and entertainment center, $100. Microwave, $20. 601-619-7032. NEW LOCATION/ NEW Name! Hotel Furniture Outlet, formerly All About Bargains, now at 1420 Washington Street, across from the old Valley. 601-631-0051. OLD BRICKS AND old timber for sale. Coming from Surplus building on Levee street. 601-301-0841.
THE PET SHOP â€œVicksburgâ€™s Pet Boutiqueâ€? 3508 South Washington Street Pond fish, Gold fish, Koi, fish food aquarium needs, bird food, designer collars, harnesses & leads, loads of pet supplies! Bring your Baby in for a fitting today!
WE HAUL OFF old appliances, old batteries, lawn mowers, hot water heaters, junk and abandoned cars, trucks, vans, etcetera. 601940-5075, if no answer, please leave message.
16 x 6 FOOT TANDEM axle trailer with ramps. $1400 or best offer. 662-610-5126.
Find a Honey of a Deal in the Classifieds...Zero in on that most wanted or hard to find item.
â€œWE CAN ERASE your bad credit- 100% guaranteed.â€? The Federal Trade Commission says the only legitimate credit repair starts and ends with you. It takes time and a conscious effort to pay your debts. Any company that claims to be able to fix your credit legally is lying. Learn about managing credit and debt at ftc.gov/credit A message from The Vicksburg Post and the FTC.
Classifieds Really Work!
12. Schools & Instruction ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE from home. *Medical, *Business, *Paralegal, *Allied Health. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial aid if qualified. SCHEV certified. Call 888-210-5162. www.Centura.us.com
STILL HAVE STUFF after your Garage Sale? Donate your items to The Salvation Army, we pick-up! Call 601-636-2706. What's going on in Vicksburg this weekend? Read The Vicksburg Post! For convenient home delivery call 601-636-4545, ask for circulation.
2525 WARRIORS TRAIL, Friday, 1pm-5:30pm, Saturday, 7am-1pm, baby furniture and clothes, queen bedroom suite, lots of toys, books, clothes and miscellaneous, microwave, minirefrigerator, small appliances and much much more! 4322 SHENANDOAH ROAD. Saturday 7am- 1pm. Giant Moving Sale Mens utility power tools, yard tools, yard decorations, Christmas decorations, Red Hat lady collectibles, Blue Sky collectibles, The Cats Meow collectibles, baskets, jeans.
FRIDAY ONLY, 8AM- until, Garage Sale, 106 Holt Collier, next to Fox's Pizza off 61 North, inside upstairs, Sunsational Tanning/ Sassy Boutique, flip flops, new and used clothing, desk, rolling chairs, lots more!
2 BEDROOM. ALL electric includes water $450. With stove and refrigerator. $200 deposit. NEWLY REMODELED 3 bedroom Oak Street. $550 month, $300 deposit. 601-634-8290.
24. Business Services
Weâ€™re Almost FULL! Come In & See WHY!
Toni Walker Terrett Attorney At Law 601-636-1109 â€˘ Bankruptcy Chapter 7 and 13 â€˘ Social Seurity Disability â€˘ No-fault Divorce
18. Miscellaneous For Sale
WE PAY CASH! for gold, silver, diamonds & coins Scallions Jewelers NEED AN APARTMENT? Enjoy the convenience of downtown living at
The Vicksburg Apartments UTILITIES PAID! 1 & 2 Bedroom Apartments Studios & Efficiencies 801 Clay Street 601-630-2921 www.the-vicksburg.com
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Great Staff Great Location, Location, Hard-Working Hard-Working Staff
601-638-7831â€˘ â€˘201 201Berryman Berryman Rd 601-638-7831 Rd.
Tired of high utility bills? Country Living at itâ€™s BEST! Paid cable, water & trash! Washer & Dryer, Microwave included! Ask about our
D & D TREE CUTTING â€˘Trimming â€˘ Lawn Care â€˘ Dirt Hauled â€˘ Insured For FREE Estimates Call â€œBig Jamesâ€? 601-218-7782
106 LINDA DRIVE, beautiful remodeled home, 3 bedrooms, plus bonus room, 2 full baths, double carport with storage shelves, large fenced back yard. 601- 529-4791. 1455 PARKSIDE, $1350 monthly. 2606 Oak Street, $725 monthly. 1865 Martin Luther King Boulevard, $675 monthly. Renovated. 732768-5743.
3 BEDROOM, 1 bath. country home. south Warren County, new appliances, remodeled interior, near Grand Gulf. $850 monthly, $500 deposit. 601-415-7630, 601-415-1117. 3 BEDROOMS 2.5 baths. 4 years old, 2-story, all electric, garage, 2000 square feet, hardwood and ceramic. $1500 monthly, deposit/ references required. 601218-1002.
TREY GORDON ROOFING & RESTORATION â€˘Roof & Home Repair (all types!) â€˘30 yrs exp â€˘1,000â€™s of ref Licensed â€˘ Insured 601-618-0367 â€˘ 601-456-4133
â€˘ 1, 2 & 3 Bedroom Apts. â€˘ Beautifully Landscaped â€˘ Lake Surrounds Community
â€˘ Pool â€˘ Fireplace â€˘ Spacious Floor Plans 601-629-6300
I-PHONE REPAIR. Buy, sell and repair. Arcue Sanchez - 601-618-9916. LAWN CARE. Homes, rental property, churches, businesses. One time cut or scheduled. Excellent rates. 601-218-4415. River City Lawn Care You grow it - we mow it! Affordable and professional. Lawn and landscape maintenance. Cut, bag, trim, edge. 601-529-6168.
501 Fairways Drive Vicksburg
Commodore Apartments 1, 2 & 3 Bedrooms 605 Cain Ridge Rd. Vicksburg, MS 39180
Specialize in painting/ sheet rock. All home improvements Free Estimates 601-634-0948.
Riverbend Apartments 2 Bedroom Apartments Available Rental Assistance Security Deposit $300
Chris Steele/ Owner
Call today for more information
26. For Rent Or Lease
318-633-9526 Office hours: Monday- Thursday 8am-11am.
RICHARD M. CALDWELL BROKER SPECIALIZING IN RENTALS
1,000 SQUARE FOOT Class A office space on Manor Drive. $975 month. SQUARE 1,200-1,850 feet off prime retail S. Frontage Road. 601-6348255. May and Campbell Land Co.
34. Houses For Sale 121 STARLIGHT DRIVE, Enchanted Hills, completely renovated, 3 bedroom 1.5 bath, large private fenced back yard $82,000 to city codes. 601-218-1800. Bette Paul Warner McMillin Real Estate 1455 PARKSIDE, $150,000. 2606 Oak Street, $50,000. 1865 Martin Luther King Boulevard, $22,500. Renovated. 732-768-5743.
Sybil Carraway...601-218-2869 Catherine Roy....601-831-5790 Mincer Minor.....601-529-0893 Jim Hobson.........601-415-0211
REAL ESTATE, INC
36. Farms & Acreage 2.1 AND 1.8 acre lot. China Grove. Ready to build. $31,400 and $30,200. 601634-8255. May & Campbell Land Co.
LOT FOR SALE. Bovina/ Tiffentown Road, 3.95 acres. Road frontage, Ready to build. 601-218-8292.
31. Mobile Homes For Rent
BIG FOUR BEDROOM. 2008 28x80 4 bedrooms, 2 baths. Delivery, set-up, tie-down and central air included. $499 per month. Call 662-417-2354, 601-624-3287. GREAT STARTER HOME! Large 2 bedroom, 2 bath. Delivery, set-up and tie down, central air included. $9,950. Call 662-417-2354, 601-624-3287. KEEP UP WITH ALL THE LOCAL NEWS AND SALES... SUBSCRIBE TO THE VICKSBURG POST TODAY! CALL 601-636-4545, ASK FOR CIRCULATION. SINGLE WIDES, DOUBLE WIDES, TRIPLE WIDES AND LAND/ HOME PACKAGES Mississippi's Largest REPO Dealer. Payments starting at $199/ month www.vicksburghome center.com Call 662-417-2354, 601-624-3287.
Open Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5:30pm
40. Cars & Trucks
2170 S. I-20 Frontage Rd. www.ColdwellBanker.com www.homesofvicksburg.net HAVING TROUBLE SELLING? CONSIDERED RENTING? Well established, two income family needs 3-4 bedroom, 2 bath home, preferably fenced. Willing to pay well for the right property. 601842-3337.
Licensed in MS and LA
Jones & Upchurch Real Estate Agency 1803 Clay Street www.jonesandupchurch.com Jill WaringUpchurch....601-906-5012 Carla Watson...............601-415-4179 Mary D. Barnes .........601-966-1665 Stacie Bowers-Griffin...601-218-9134 Andrea Upchurch.......601-831-6490 Broker, GRI
1977 OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS Supreme. Motor, body, transmission good shape. Needs interior work $1800 or best offer. 601831-6356. 1986 FORD E 150. Wheel Master custom van. High roof, Not running. $500. 601-831-3245. 1997 CHEVROLET ASTRO van. Good condition, Clean, $3500. 601-8313245.
... Hurrey Itâ€™s r o Bef ne! Go 2004 Oldsmobile Alero ONLY $977 Down Garyâ€™s Cars Hwy 61S 601-883-9995 âœśGuaranteed Financingâœś www.garyscfl.com
Call 601-636-SELL to sell your Car or Truck!
29. Unfurnished Apartments
29. Unfurnished Apartments
MAGNOLIA MANOR APARTMENTS Elderly & Disabled 3515 Manor Drive Vicksburg, Ms. 601-636-3625 Equal Housing Opportunity
CLOSET PHOBIA? Clear out the skeletons in yours with an ad in the classifieds.
29. Unfurnished Apartments
Bradford Ridge Apartments
(INCLUDING CORPORATE APARTMENTS) CALL 601-618-5180 firstname.lastname@example.org
33. Commercial Property
Kay Odom..........601-638-2443 Kay Hobson.......601-638-8512 Jake Strait...........601-218-1258 Bob Gordon........601-831-0135 Tony Jordan........601-630-6461 Alex Monsour.....601-415-7274 Jay Hobson..........601-456-1318 Kai Mason...........601-218-5623
LOS COLINAS. SMALL 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath Cottage. Close in, nice. $795 monthly. 601-831-4506.
32. Mobile Homes For Sale
BY OWNER 2008 Single Wide. 16X80, must get new loan, must be moved. 601415-5655 4pm-9pm.
34. Houses For Sale
80 ACRES HUNTING and hardwood timber land in Redwood. $2000 per acre. 601-630-4111, 601-218-4263.
NICE 3 BEDROOM, 2 bath, In Bovina, no pets, security deposit and references required. 601-638-2786.
BEAUTIFUL LAKESIDE LIVING
32. Mobile Homes For Sale
LAKE HOUSE AT Eagle Lake. Has 6'x100' pier . 601-218-5348.
MEADOWBROOK PROPERTIES. 2 or 3 bedroom mobile homes, south county. Deposit required. 601-619-9789.
D.R. PAINTING AND CONSTRUCTION. Painting, roofing, carpentry service. Licensed, bonded. Free estimates! Call 601-638-5082.
29. Unfurnished Apartments
30. Houses For Rent
16X60 2 BEDROOM, 2 Bath, 12x60 porch. No pets. $200 deposit, $650 monthly. 601-631-1942.
RV LOT RENTAL. Private property, off Glass Road. $370 month. Includes water and electricity. 601-831-7453.
MOVING SALE, 669 Timberlane Place, Friday, Saturday, 8am-7pm, couch, love seat, washer, dryer, clothing, tables, other items, gas fire place (free-standing). Call for directions, 601-631-6979.
1, 2 AND 3 Bedroom apartments/ townhouses from $425- $550. Managers special no deposit required. 601-631-0805.
What's going on in Vicksburg this weekend? Read The Vicksburg Post! For convenient home delivery, call 601-636-4545, ask for circulation.
STEELE PAINTING SERVICE LLC Ask us how to â€œPost Sizeâ€? your ad with some great clip art! Call the Classified Ladies at 601-636-Sell (7355).
29. Unfurnished Apartments
1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments. Call for information on move-in specials. 601-636-0447.
ELVIS YARD SERVICES. General yard clean-up, rake leaves, grass cutting, tree cutting, reasonable. 601415-7761. Quick response.
19. Garage & Yard Sales
3 BEDROOM DUPLEX. Fully furnished, $950 month, water, electric, DirectTV included. 601-218-5348.
21. Boats, Fishing Supplies
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.
3425 Halls Ferry Rd. â€˘ 601-636-6413
10. Loans And Investments
END TABLES COFFEE tables lamps microwave chairs barstools lots more 609 RIGBY ST Sat 7am 2pm
DIRT AND GRAVEL hauled. 8 yard truck. 601638-6740.
WE PAY CASH for junk. Cars, trucks. Vans, SUVs, and old dump trucks. 601638-5946 or 601-529-8249.
18. Miscellaneous For Sale
28. Furnished Apartments
STRAW HAY, HORSE hay and Wheat hay for Fall decorating. Come see us for all of your food plot needs. Bovina Feed & Seed.
17. Wanted To Buy
$ I BUY JUNK CARS $ Highest price paid, GURANTEED! Cash in your hand today! Call 601-618-6441.
19. Garage & Yard Sales
S HAMROCK A PA RT M E N T S SUPERIOR QUALITY, CUSTOM CABINETS, EXTRA LARGE MASTER BDRM, & WASHER / DRYER HOOKUPS. SAFE!! SENIOR CITIZEN DISCOUNT
601-661-0765 â€˘ 601-415-3333
Live in a Quality Built Apartment for LESS! All brick, concrete floors and double walls provide excellent soundproofing, security, and safety. 601-638-1102 â€˘ 601-415-3333
Bienville Apartments The Park Residences at Bienville 1, 2 & 3 bedrooms and townhomes available immediately.
VICKSBURGS NEWEST, AND A WELL MAINTAINED FAVORITE. EACH WITH SPACIOUS FLOOR PLANS AND SOPHISTICATED AMENITIES. EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY
FOR LEASING INFO, CALL 601-636-1752
www.parkresidences.com â€˘ www.bienvilleapartments.com
HILLVIEW ESTATES â€œVicksburgâ€™s Premier Rental Communityâ€? Hillview Estates is a family oriented community featuring an ON SITE MANAGER for 24/7 response to your every need. The grounds are meticulously maintained by our professional staff. We are here to serve you. WITH ONLY A FEW HOMES AVAILABLE NOW, PLEASE COME TOUR OUR COMMUNITY AND MEET YOUR NEW NEIGHBORS. TOTALLY RENOVATED to like new condition with fresh paint, new carpet, etc: â€˘Large 3 bedrom 2 bath doublewide â€˘Spacious 3 bedroom 2 bath singlewide â€˘Roomy 2 bedroom 2 bath singlewide
Please call our resident manager Bobby Allen 601-941-6788
YOU ARE APPROVED! START REBUILDING YOUR CREDIT HERE!
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601-636-3147 2970 Hwy 61 North â€˘ Vicksburg Monday - Saturday 8am-7pm www.okcarsandtrucks.webs.com
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