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TODAY IN HISTORY 1780: British spy John Andre is hanged in Tappan, N.Y. during the Revolutionary John War. Andre 1869: Political and spiritual leader Mohandas K. Gandhi is born in Porbandar, India. 1944: Nazi troops crush the two-month-old Warsaw Uprising, during which a quarter of a million people were killed.
KATIE CARTER•The Vicksburg Post
The band Rewind plays for a crowd at the River Stage Plaza as they kick off the Fall Festival weekend.
Today’s downtown events Today
• 8 a.m. — Bricks and Spokes; starts at Riverstage Plaza at Crawford and Washington streets; ends at Gordon’s Valley near Horizon Casino garage; registration at 7.
• 8 a.m.-5 p.m. — Old Court House Museum Flea Market. • 10 a.m.-3 p.m. — Street sales along Washington. • Noon — Nellie Neal book-signing at Lorelei Books on Washington; “Deep
South Gardeners” and “Organic Gardening Down South.” • 8 p.m. — Dave Miller Quintet at the Coral Room inside The Vicksburg on Clay Street; $20.
VWSD launches ‘Real People Read’ campaign Literacy initiative aims at getting adults to read, share stories with kids 1950: The comic strip “Peanuts,” created by Charles M. Schulz, Is syndicated to seven newspapers. 1967: Thurgood Marshall is sworn as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court as the court opened its new term. 1985: Actor Rock Hudson dies at his home in Beverly Hills, Calif., at age 59 after battling AIDS.
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By Pamela Hitchins email@example.com Friday, Mayor Paul Winfield’s reading materials weren’t legal and administrative but something a little different, and his audience was unusual, too. Seated in a rocking chair in the library at Sherman Avenue Elementary with about 50 kindergartners around him, the mayor opened the book, “There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Leaves,” by Lucille Colandro, and began to read aloud. “I’ve never read this book before,” Winfield told the kids. After the lady had swallowed leaves, a shirt and a pumpkin, he interrupted himself to say: “It’s exciting to turn from page to page. You don’t know what you’re going to find.” He had the kids chiming
in with a loud “a-choo!” on cue at the end of each page and giggling about each successive fall-related item the lady swallowed. Finally, after the surprise ending (read the book to find out) he was bowled over by a group hug. Winfield was one of a dozen or so community leaders who took time out to help Vicksburg Warren School District Superintendent Dr. Elizabeth Duran Swinford launch Real People Read, a literacy initiative to bring adults into the schools to read to and share stories with students of all ages. “We’re here today because we are celebrating something that’s important in your life,” Swinford told the kindergartners, whose teachers are Sally Owen and Cheryl Ricks. She told the students that she reads to her two grandchildren through video conferencing See Read, Page A7.
KATIE CARTER•The Vicksburg Post
Vicksburg Mayor Paul Winfield reads a book to Cheryl Ricks and Sally Owen’s kindergarten classes at Sherman Avenue Elementary Friday morning at the kickoff to the Real People Read campaign.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Osama bin Laden emerged Friday as a key figure in a European terror plot, raising speculation he may be flexing his muscles in a move to show a besieged al-Qaida remains strong and able to launch major attacks on Western targets. U.S. counterterrorism officials said they believe that senior al-Qaida leaders, Osama includbin Laden ing bin Laden, were involved in the plan to strike several European cities in a coordinated assault. If bin Laden had a direct hand in the planning, it would be the most active role he has played in a terror plot since the 9/11 attacks, according to U.S. officials and analysts. Counterterrorism officials said that they are now working under the assumption that bin Laden played a role in the plotting, but they would not detail what indications they’ve seen that led them in that direction. Still, some also believe that bin Laden’s orders may have been delivered by one of his top commanders, since the alQaida leader is known to avoid close contact with anyone except his closet confidants. While bin Laden’s name is still a powerful reminder of the World Trade Center’s twin towers and the Pentagon engulfed in flames, U.S. officials have for months asserted both in private and in hearings on Capitol Hill that his core alQaida group is weakened, struggling to raise money and attract recruits. “Clearly there is a great deal of pressure on alQaida to do something to show that it is still alive and kicking,” said Richard Barrett, the head of a U.N. group that monitors the threat posed by al-Qaida and the Taliban. “They need to show they’re strong, they’re a See Terror, Page A7.
Three will vie for two open spots on school board By Pamela Hitchins firstname.lastname@example.org Three candidates will run for two seats on the Vicksburg Warren School District Board of Trustees in the Nov. 2 general election, as the qualifying period came to a close Friday with no additional candidates returning nominating papers.
Voter registration The Circuit Clerk’s office will be open today for voter registration until noon, at which time the registration period will end. The office is on the second floor of the Warren County Courthouse. The race will be in District 1, covering northeast Warren County, where incumbent Jerry Boland, 51, a roofing contractor, will be chal-
lenged by Bryan Pratt, 42, director of information technology at Ameristar Casino. In a close race See Ballot, Page A7.
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Bailey Smith, the daughter of Keith and Brandi Pittman and Eddie and Sherry Smith, is crowned the 2010 Homecoming Queen by last year’s queen, Cassie Bufkin, before the Eagles’ game against Russell Christian. Bailey is accompanied by, from left, Headmaster Doug Branning, Mary Claire Louis, 7, the daughter of Quentin and Angela Louis, and Jacob Braxton, 7, the son of Robbie and Melinda Braxton and Dawn Braxton.
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Brianna Beesley, the daughter of Val and Cindi Beesley, is crowned the 2010 Homecoming Queen by last year’s queen, Rachel Thomas, during halftime of the Flashes’ game against the Dexter Bulldogs. Prep football game coverage and photos on C1.
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Event effective The Douglas Park-Marcus Bottom Community Fund Committee wants to thank everyone who helped make our second annual festival a success. A number of churches gave money and other assistance. Also a number of businesses and others, including the faculty at Dana Road Elementary, AmeriCorps volunteers and the local affiliate of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women, donated products and time. We also thank the Vicksburg police and fire departments and the Warren County Sheriff’s Department for providing a safe environment and words of encouragement. Approximately 300 people came, and we supplied our youths with food, fun, school supplies, school uniforms
and information. If all communities held such an event on the same day, at the same time each year, there would be fewer children roaming the streets and more doing something positive and constructive. Pearline Williams Committee chairman
Care exceptional I am writing about the stay I had at the “River Region Hilton,” a trip I’ll likely not forget. My personal “dream team” — headed up by our very competent family physician, Dr. Lara Clement, enhanced by the expertise of Dr. V. Shenoy, my pleasant anesthesiologist, Dr. J. Adams, and complemented by the precise hands of surgeon Dr. E. Ferris — ended a painful journey. Other staffers who made every effort to keep me comfortable and pain free deserve to be commended. Kudos to nurses Mary Speights, Shelly Guilder, Barbara Wilkensen, Sherry Smith, Alisha Wilkes, Sonja Woods and Dana Peavey; PCTs Jacqueline, Natalie, Daphne, Brittany, Nicole and Kinesha; and Toni, our cheerful and compassionate transporter. Vicksburg should appreci-
ate the talented folks at River Region. May God continue to guide all your hands during the care you bestow, and bless your families as well. Darlene and Joe Lorinc Vicksburg
Vets generous The Vicksburg-Warren Humane Society would like to thank our local veterinarians for all they do for us. A very special thanks to Dr. Duhon of Vicksburg Animal Hospital who tested Annabelle for us. Thanks to her, we found out that she was not pregnant, just fat. She is now on a diet. A special thanks to Dr. Eddie Lipscomb and Dr. James Valentine who have helped us with 11 starving and abused horses rescued this year. Dr. Jones of Animal Medical Center has come to our rescue on two separate occasions — on his day off. Drs. Ruggles, Cordes, Loper and Betsy Lipscomb are also on the team that helps us as we struggle with the overwhelming magnitude of abused and unwanted pets that come through our door. From the heart, thank you. Georgia Lynn President Vicksburg-Warren Humane Society
Warren under burn ban Warren County joined several others on Friday by declaring an indefinite burn ban. Warren County Volunteer Fire Department Coordinator Kelly Worthy said with no rain in the extended forecast, it was the best option to join 15 other counties. “It’s dry, definitely dry,” Worthy said. The other counties with burn bans, so far, are: Attala, Chickasaw, Clay, DeSoto, Forrest, Grenada, Hinds, Kemper, Lauderdale, Lee, Monroe, Panola, Pontotoc, Rankin and Tate. Rankin County has had 45 grass or forest fires in less than two weeks. The National Weather Service has predicted the relative humidity values to range from 20 to 25 percent and expect wind gusts from 15 to 25 mph. Those condition are favorable for the rapid spread of fire, endangering surrounding land and buildings. Last month was the driest September since 1956. The Jackson metro area received 0.04 inches of rain.
Decorated bras new for charity event
from staff reports ety and Riverwalk Casino Hotel’s annual Bras for Breast Cancer charity event have added a new team member and a new element to this year’s fundraiser. Sisters By Choice cancer support group of Vicksburg has joined the event and are accepting decorated bras, a first this year. Bras will be collected through Oct. 31 and strung across the U.S. 80 Bridge over the Mississippi River, where a dedication ceremony will take place Nov. 4 at 10 a.m. Organizers are hoping to match last year’s total of nearly 6,000 bras. Riverwalk will donate $1 for each bra and $2 for each decorated bra. The plain undergarments can be dropped off at the casino, 1046 Warrenton Road, and at Shape Up Sisters, 3215 Plaza Drive. Decorated bras can be dropped off by calling Pearl Carter at 601-636-4709, Sandy Evans at 601-631-7982 or Eva Vines at 601-279-4564.
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8135; 74 Scenic Drive. Mount Calvary M.B. — Women’s fellowship, 10 today; minister Linda McClure, pastor of United in Christ Ministry of Port Gibson, speaker; the Rev. Mincer Minor, pastor; 1350 East Ave.
Ashmead DAR Chapter — 10 today, Main Street Market, Main and Cherry streets; speaker: Dr. Emma Keulegan, Native Americans and the DAR. Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary — Noon Monday; meeting with lunch, $6; guests welcome; bring boxed food or canned goods; turn in ticket money for Soup & Sandwich Luncheon; 530 Mission 66. Exchange Club — 12:30 Monday; Hibachi Grill, Pemberton Blvd. VAMP — Noon Tuesday; Lynn Foley, director of sales and marketing for Southern
Taking It Back Outreach Ministry — 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays, 8 a.m.5 p.m. Saturdays; sofa, end tables, clothing; 1314 Fillmore St.; 601-638-0794 or 601-8312056. Bypass Church of Christ — Ladies’ Day program, 8:30noon today; 787 U.S. 61 North; Yvonne Sandridge of Coldwater, speaker; breakfast, lunch and health workshop. Triumphant Baptist — Food distribution, 9-11 today; picture identification, Social Security card for each member and proof of income; 601-638-
Hospitality Services, speaker; Ameristar’s Heritage Buffet; membership photo shoot for brochure after meeting. Vicksburg Kiwanis — Noon Tuesday, Jacques’; Martin Chaney, Honduras mission trip report. JSU National Alumni Association — 6 p.m. Tuesday; special called meeting; Jackson Street Center.
PUBLIC PROGRAMS Levi’s — A Gathering Place; 7-10 tonight, music by Backwater; donations accepted. Crisis Communications Workshop — 11:15 a.m. Monday; Wendy Bailey, speaker; noon, monthly meeting networking lunch; 1:30 p.m., Chief Joseph St. John, speaker; $25 fee includes lunch; Leigh Cook, 601-802-1009 or lcook@ warren-yazoo.org. Vermicomposting — Noon Tuesday; process of using worms and microorganisms to turn kitchen waste into hu-
mus; Donna Beliech, speaker; Warren County Extension Service, 1100-C Grove St.; 601636-5442. Tuesday Vicksburg AlAnon — Noon Tuesday; second floor, First Presbyterian Church, 1501 Cherry St.; 601634-0152. River City Mended Hearts — 5 p.m. Tuesday; Deborah McMillin, coordinator of Infection Control and Prevention Program: flu shots; River Region Medical Center, Room C. Bras for Breast Cancer — Decorated bra contest by Sisters By Choice, collecting from Oct. 1-31; undecorated bras from Oct. 1-31 at various locations to be announced by Riverwalk; Pearl Carter 601636-4709, Sandy Evans 601631-1982 or Eva Vines 601279-4564.
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off at Better Living Clinic, 3000 Halls Ferry Road. Fish Fry — 6 tonight; $8 per plate, $5 for 12 and younger and $32 maximum for a family; benefits 150th anniversary of Catholic education in Vicksburg; KC Hall, Fisher Ferry Road. Salvation Army Soup & Sandwich Luncheon — 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Oct. 12; silent auction and bake sale; silent auction offerings can be previewed at vixsawa.weebly. com; tickets: $7 in advance only; 601-636-8531, 601-6367352 or 601-831-0038; Crawford Street United Methodist Church, Wesley Hall.
boil water Yokena-Jeff Davis A boil water advisory issued for residents of Buford Estates, west Ring Road and U.S. 61 South from Pace’s Bayou to Ring Road has been lifted.
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City man guilty on weapon charge After a trial in Warren County Circuit Court this week, Homer Lenoir, 46, 41 Roberts St., was found guilty by a jury of being in possession of weapon after a felony conviction. The five man, seven woman jury returned the verdict Wednesday, said District Attorney Ricky Smith. Lenoir, who was defended by James “Buck” Penley, will be sentenced Oct. 22 by presiding Circuit Judge Isadore Patrick. He faces a maximum of 10 years in prison and a $10,000 fine, Smith said. Lenoir was arrested by deputies July 29, 2008. His previous convictions were for possession of weapon after a felony conviction in Copiah County in 1997 and armed robbery and burglary in Copiah County in 1983, said the DA. Also in Warren County Circuit Court for the week ending Friday: • Fredrick Dellan Franklin, 42, 841 Dent St., Greenville, pleaded guilty to forgery of a counterfeit instrument and was sentenced by Patrick to 60 days in jail followed by four years of probation, plus a $1,000 fine, $1,250.67 in restitution and $322.50 in court costs. Franklin was arrested June 23, 2006. • Jason D. Havard, 35, 1313 Common Circle, Apt. 113, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance and possession of precursors and was sentenced by Circuit Judge M. James Chaney to eight years in prison, plus a $5,000 fine and $622.50 in costs. Havard was arrested July 15, 2009. • Rico D. Reed, 35, 1406 E. Magnolia St., pleaded guilty to possession of cocaine and was sentenced by Patrick to 30 days in jail followed by four years of probation, plus a $2,000 fine, $425 in restitution and $1,122.50 in costs. Reed was arrested Jan. 24, 2008. • Edward Stowers, 43, 128 Village Drive, pleaded guilty to auto burglary and was sentenced by Patrick to seven years in prison, plus $322.50 in costs. Stowers was arrested Feb. 22, 2009. • Jeramie Thomas, 24, 214 Rawhide Road, pleaded guilty to non-residential burglary and was sentenced by Chaney to five years of probation, plus a $1,000 fine, $500 in restitution and $322.50 in costs. Thomas was arrested March 20, 2008. • Lee Vallery, 47, 451 Mallard Drive, Greenville, pleaded guilty to felony bad check and was sentenced by Patrick to three days in jail followed by three years of probation, plus a $1,000 fine, $7,353,97 in restitution and $322.50 in costs. Vallery was indicted in August 2009. In Sharkey County Circuit Court: • Casey Clark, 39, 243 W. China Street, Rolling Fork, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance and was sentenced by Chaney to two years in the Mississippi Department of Corrections Intensive Supervision Program (house arrest) followed by five years of probation, plus a $2,000 fine and $322.50 in costs. Clark was arrested Nov. 21, 2008.
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JACKSON — A libertarian think tank is giving Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour a “C” for fiscal policy — a rare example of a small-government group criticizing the potential 2012 presidential candidate on money issues. “Gov. Barbour has a conservative reputation, but his tax and spending record over seven years as governor has not been very conservative,” the Cato Institute said in a national report released Thursday. The report gave high grades to governors who pushed for limited government the past two years, and lower grades to governors who signed tax increases. It criticized Barbour for signing laws increasing Mississippi’s hospital tax and cigarette tax. Barbour signed two cigarette tax increases in 2009. One added 50 cents a pack to all cigarettes. The other added 25 cents a pack to off-brand cigarettes. The governor pushed legislators in 2009 to revive and update a hospital tax that had been in place about a dozen years but had been blocked by the federal government in 2005. The hospital tax helps fund Medicaid, the government insurance program for the needy. Barbour spokesman Dan Turner said Friday that the Cato Institute erroneously thought the hospital tax in 2009 was new. “In fact, during Gov. Barbour’s term, the hospital taxes imposed have been $400 mil-
Three Warren County students and a school bus driver were taken to the hospital Friday afternoon after a wreck on Mississippi 27 near China Grove Road. Anna Marie Passman, 46, 200 Roy Young Road, was the driver of a Vicksburg Warren School District bus, which was carrying about a dozen students from Warren Central Junior High School, when the bus was rear-ended by a pickup driven by James D. Davis Jr., 105 Normandy Drive, Clinton, Trooper Wayne Smith of the Mississippi Highway Safety Patrol said. Smith said the wreck occurred when Davis was distracted from an object falling in the back seat of his truck and had hit the rear of the bus, which was stopped. Passman was taken to River Region Medical Center, along with students Maggie Emby, 12, Taliaferro Bass, 13, and Randy Kline, 13, Smith said. All were treated and released, hospital spokesman Allen Karel said. No citations were given.
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Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour was given a “C” grade on fiscal responsibility from the Cato Institute. lion less than they would have been under existing law when he came into office,” Turner said. Hospitals’ cumulative tax payments were lower during Barbour’s term because the hospitals did not pay the tax for four years. Marvin King, a University of
Mississippi political scientist, said Friday that the Cato Institute “has a very limited view of what the public good is” and it sees most government spending as taking away people’s liberty. King said Medicaid, for example, is mandated by the federal government and states must find a way to pay a
portion of the expenses. “I think Cato is being unduly harsh and unduly idealistic in its ratings,” King said. “It grades governors based on a theory. But in the real world, choices have to be made and things have to be paid for. It’s not like Haley Barbour hasn’t cut (spending) a lot.”
City woman in jail on drug court charge A Vicksburg woman was in the Warren County Jail Friday night for violating a drug court sanction. Cheyenne Emery, 18, 316 Northridge Drive, was arrested at 3:30 p.m. by Warren County deputies and was being held without bond.
FBI building named for civil rights workers, agent JACKSON, Miss. — The new FBI headquarters in Mississippi will be named for three civil rights workers killed in the state in 1964 and a veteran FBI agent who led the investigation into their deaths. President Barack Obama signed a bill designating the “James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, Michael Schwerner and Roy K. Moore Federal Building” in Jackson. U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson said Friday it’s a fitting tribute because the four men “committed their lives to fighting for justice and equality.” Chaney, Goodman and Schwerner were working to register black voters in Neshoba County when they were kidnapped and killed by Ku Klux Klansmen in the “Mississippi Burning” case. Moore established the first FBI field office in Mississippi after the three men disappeared. Moore also investigated other civil-rights era crimes.
Man charged in killing of sheriff gets time LUCEDALE, Miss. — One of two people charged in the hit-and-run death of George County Sheriff Garry Welford has been sentenced to 18 years in prison on two drug charges. Christopher Lee Baxter was sentenced Thursday by Circuit Judge Robert Krebs in Lucedale. Krebs said Baxter showed “contempt and disrespect for the court system” by skipping a July 19 sentencing hearing on the drug charges.
BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS It was Baxter’s failure to appear in court that led to a pursuit in George County that ended with the 62-yearold sheriff being struck and killed by a pickup truck. Baxter and 19-year-old Brandy Nicole Williams are charged with capital murder.
Ala. town aims to block ‘Redneck Riviera’ show GULF SHORES, Ala. — An Alabama beach town doesn’t want to be the home of a Southern-fried version of MTV’s “Jersey Shore” reality show. The Gulf Shores City Council approved a statute this week that would require anyone filming a TV show in town to get a $250 permit, and city officials can refuse shows they don’t like. Mayor Robert Craft says the law isn’t aimed solely at a proposed show called “Redneck Riviera,” but he added that officials are aware of the possibility of the show landing in Gulf Shores. A production company has set up a website seeking auditions for the show, which
apparently would include lots of Confederate flags, pickup trucks and partying in an area known to many as the “Redneck Riviera.”
Mardi Gras float-makers at odds over co. control NEW ORLEANS — A power struggle has erupted in the family that has run one of this city’s oldest Mardi Gras institutions, a company that has made carnival floats for more than 50 years. Barry Kern, former president of Blaine Kern Artists Inc., filed a lawsuit Friday that seeks to oust his father, Blaine Sr., from the company that bears his name. The suit claims Blaine Kern Sr. of mismanaging the business, leaving it “technically insolvent.” Barry Kern also accuses his father’s fourth wife, Holly Brown, of manipulating her 83-yearold husband and dominating his business and personal relationships.
Miss. police arrest Ala. robbery suspect ATHENS, Ala. — Authorities say a man wanted in bank robberies in Alabama
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Final pitches made for Louisiana elections BATON ROUGE, La. — Candidates made final pitches by mail and phone, on the radio and TV, and in person, trying to drum up votes for Saturday’s election for lieutenant governor and an array of local races. At the top of the ballot is an eight-person race to fill the remaining year of the lieutenant governor’s job left by Mitch Landrieu when he became mayor of New Orleans. In southeastern Louisiana, a nasty battle for
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Prisons Epps on right track for reform From other Mississippi newspapers • Enterprise-Journal, McComb: For years, the cost of operating Mississippi’s prison system was one of the fastest growing expenditures of the state budget. In order to show they were tough on crime, state lawmakers pursued policies to lock up more offenders for longer stretches of time. That fueled a prison-building binge. In the process, the corrections budget more than tripled over a stretch of a decade and a half, taking money from other major state priorities such as education and health care. Under the leadership of Corrections Commissioner Chris Epps, Missis-
sippi has been slowly bringing common sense to the balancing act between public safety and taxpayer costs. Epps has helped persuade the Legislature to lighten up on the 1995 truthin-sentencing law, which required all inmates — violent or not, first offender or habitual criminal — to serve 85 percent of their sentences before becoming eligible for parole. He has won permission to allow some drug offenders to earn their way out of prison early. He has encouraged lawmakers to give judges more discretion to use penalties other than incarceration to deal with low-risk offenders. As a result, over the last year, Epps has been able to reduce the state’s inmate population by about 2,000, cut
staff and mothball some expensive prison cells. Recently, he told state legislative budget writers that he can make it through next year without any additional money from the general fund. In fact, he proposed a tiny cut. Although $5,000 out of a $335 million budget isn’t much, the gesture is significant. Most of the other state agencies are putting in requests for additional funding even with lawmakers anticipating a revenue loss next year of $400 million to $500 million. One thing good about the economic downturn of the past couple of years, it has forced lawmakers to think much more critically about who really should be behind bars. ...
Flood insurance extension not enough The Clarion-Ledger, Jackson: Congress has voted to grant a one-year extension of the National Flood Insurance Program, which is a reprieve, but not a solution, to insureds on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The program is administered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and provides flood coverage through more than 90 private insurance companies that sell policies and collect premiums on the government’s behalf for a fee. National Flood Insurance Program premiums go to FEMA. More than 5 million homeowners use the program as their primary insurance against flooding. Without the congressional extension, the program would have expired in September.
The extension did not include U.S. Rep. Gene Taylor’s proposal to offer wind coverage, a program said to be $19 million in debt as a result of Katrina and 2008 floods. A National Flood Insurance Program reform package stalled in Congress last year in a fight over adding wind coverage. The Senate opposed Taylor’s proposal. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchinson (R-Texas) said that the one-year extension helps Gulf Coast communities and gave Congress “time to get serious about modernizing the program while continuing to allow those living in the flood plains access to flood insurance.” Opening insurance markets to those who choose to live in or near coastal flood plains has vexed federal and state
governments. The Mississippi Windstorm Underwriting Association Reinsurance Assistance Fund, or Windpool, is a state insurer of last resort for those who cannot obtain private insurance. Subsidizing coast insurance premiums was necessary after Katrina, but at some point the Windpool must stand on its own and those who utilize it must pay premiums that support the basic soundness of the program. From a federal and state standpoint, subsidized insurance cannot continue indefinitely, nor should it. But a oneyear extension of National Flood Insurance Program gives Congress time to get past the elections and engage in a serious examination of how to move forward with a long-term solution to a difficult, complex challenge.
Turn spotlight on overpriced consultant The Greenwood Commonwealth: Gov. Haley Barbour likes to say that the problem in government is not that the people are taxed too little but that the government spends too much. That truism could be applied to his administration’s own spending when it comes to doling out money to a highpriced consultant. In legislative budget hearings recently, Barbour’s head of economic development, Gray Swoope, was grilled over a cushy contract his agency negotiated with a former employee.
The Mississippi Development Authority has been paying Terri Hudson $240 an hour to help oversee spending of federal money for Hurricane Katrina recovery. That’s roughly four times more than her salary when she was working as MDA’s chief financial officer. Certainly, consultants — even in the private sector — usually make more than if they were on the payroll, since they have overhead to cover and receive no fringe benefits, such as health insurance or pensions, as inde-
pendent contractors. However, four times as much sounds grossly excessive. It’s not as if Fortune 500 companies have been competing for Hudson’s services. She’s teaching accounting at Millsaps College, a fine liberal arts school but not exactly the domain of high rollers. Barbour is awfully good — and usually accurate — about identifying waste in other parts of state government. He should turn, however, the spotlight sometimes on his own domain.
OLD POST FILES 120 YEARS AGO: 1890 Miss N. Quigg departs on the Anchor Line steamer “City of Cairo” for Memphis, her future home.
MODERATELY CONFUSED by Bill Stahler
110 YEARS AGO: 1900 John W. Stafford is married to Nettie Walker. • Albert Auter dies.
90 YEARS AGO: 1920 Forty-eight women register at the library. • Two hundred enroll for study at the K.C. night school. • Milton Black, carpenter, dies.
20 YEARS AGO: 1990
80 YEARS AGO: 1930
Lyndsey Freeny celebrates her second birthday. • Warren Central girls softball team beats Byram 31-3 and secures a spot in the state playoffs. • Carrie Queen dies.
The Vicksburg Fair and Industrial Exposition opens. • Mrs. Malmo Minter and Mrs. Louis Leyens give a recital at Holy Trinity Church.
10 YEARS AGO: 2000
70 YEARS AGO: 1940
The New York Yankees make it three in a row, dumping the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 in the third game of the World Series.
The Rev. Eddie D. Haynes, pastor of First Baptist Church in Arcola, and Allie Pearl Rushing are seriously injured in an auto accident near the Warren-Issaquena county line. The artifacts museum at the “Cairo” restoration site opens. • Thomas Guilbert Barton celebrates his first birthday. • Funeral services are held for Isaac Burns. • Pam Jackson of Vicksburg is chosen freshman maid of the homecoming court at Copiah Lincoln Junior College.
Mrs. Caroline Fox dies. • Fourteen trees will be cut down as a result of caving on the east side of the courthouse.
60 YEARS AGO: 1950
40 YEARS AGO: 1970
30 YEARS AGO: 1980
100 YEARS AGO: 1910
Meridian beats Carr Central, 16-6. • Clyde Pannell, former resident, dies in Fort Worth.
50 YEARS AGO: 1960 Mrs. Mary Wright dies. • Funeral services are held for Sidney Johnson, Lake Providence resident. • Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Turcotte Jr. announce the birth of a son, James
Vicksburg Police see an increase in counterfeit bills thanks to technology. • The Rev. Bill Carlin of St. Alban’s Episcopal conducts a blessing of the animals on the church grounds in Bovina. Another blessing is planned at Christ Episcopal Church. • Fire destroys a Jones Alley home.
So many landmarks went out with the tidal surge that gave the world a proper name for natural disaster and manmade calamity: Katrina.
Gaps in the smile of the Gulf shoreline BILOXI — There is a frame around the Katrina high-water mark over the mantel inside Mary Mahoney’s, the venerable restaurant in an old French house that’s survived war, hurricanes, oil spills and casinos. As fresh fish is served up by candlelight to well-dressed, chattering denizens, you have to marvel at coastal survival. The Mississippi Coast revival is remarkable — that’s the general assessment, and a correct one. Still, as I walk the beachfront streets of old Biloxi, I miss things. I know I am being selfish, longing for old things instead of celebrating the new. But there are gaps in the smile of the shoreline. Some of my favorite places have been gone a lot longer than five years; a casino, not a hurricane, took out my alltime favorite restaurant, Fisherman’s Wharf. And I’m not even sure what happened to certain other cherished sights. Was it wind, water, progress or old age that wiped out the old house with the palm tree growing through its front RHETA steps? It’s gone. The gRIMSLEY park where my niece first saw the ocean. Gone. The shell shop with the tacky but wonderful souvenirs. Gone. So many landmarks went out with the tidal surge that gave the world a proper name for natural disaster and manmade calamity: Katrina. Such a musical name, forever tainted. I pass brick walks leading nowhere, chimneys standing alone, empty lots, more empty lots. There are more “For Sale” signs than I’ve ever seen, and high-rises where shaded single-family dwellings used to be, condos that look more like Florida than Mississippi. Some casinos have moved from the sea to the shore, an evolutionary crawl hastened by the storm. But the sand is whiter than usual. And you can get better views of the calm blue Sound. Considering the original devastation, the coast looks chastened but proud. The return was as sure as the tides. Waterfront is made to be used. We all are drawn to the shoreline. As Jacques Cousteau said, “The greatest resource of the ocean is not material but the boundless spring of inspiration and well-being we gain from her.” Some things deserve to be rebuilt again and again if necessary. In nearby Pass Christian, the Episcopal Church has risen to new heights — flood-proof ones. In Bay St. Louis, the library that temporarily moved to a trailer donated by Bill Gates is back in an improved permanent site. The children’s section alone is something for the books. A puppet theater is at one end. Over Jack’s beanstalk a giant hand reaches through clouds and the ceiling. In all the coastal towns there are more fresh paint jobs and new roofs than you can imagine. I consider myself optimistic by nature. I try to avoid dwelling in the past. I admire that Coast residents have regrouped and remained, and so many have. To someone who didn’t know it before, the necessary facelift would look charming and quite natural. And yet, looking at the Harvest Moon over Mississippi Sound is not as romantic as once it was to me. There is a sadness now, an association with loss and longing that this beach did not have before. I miss the way it was.
• Rheta Grimsley Johnson writes for King Features Syndicate.
Saturday, October 2, 2010
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Rahm’s gone: New day, new tone for the White House Interim chief known as ‘problem-fixing, media-shy strategist’ WASHINGTON (AP) — Reshaping the tone and tenor of the White House, President Barack Obama on Friday replaced the colorful and caustic Rahm Emanuel with the private Pete Rouse as his chief of staff, shifting to a new phase of his presidency with a drastically different aide as trusted gatekeeper. Emanuel’s decision to quit the White House and run for Chicago mayor had been so well known that even Obama mocked the lack of suspense. But it still felt like the most important transition to date for the Obama operation, which has been fueled for nearly two years by Emanuel’s demands, drive and discipline. At an emotional farewell, Obama said, “We are all very excited for Rahm, but we’re
also losing an incomparable leader of our staff.” Emanuel choked up as he said his goodbye. Into the Pete breech steps Rouse Rouse, an Obama senior adviser known around the White House as a problem-fixing, media-shy strategist and organizer. Rouse is expected to serve as interim chief for several months and may eventually get the permanent job, as the White House is in the midst of reviewing a broader shake-up. Considered the most consuming and influential staff job in American politics, the chief of staff shapes nearly everything at the White
House — how the president spends his time, how he pursues his strategies on foreign and domestic policy, how he deals with a politically deadlocked Congress and a skeptical electorate. Distinctive, profane and combative in his approach, Emanuel was a bruising but successful manager often known simply as “Rahm.” The jarring contrast between the outgoing and incoming chiefs of staff was on full display as Obama spoke of both men in the grand East Room, which was packed with staff members. Emanuel waved to colleagues, whispered to his children in the first row and stood familiarly with his hands on hips, as if ready to get going. Rouse was quiet and stoic except for the occasional smile.
He almost seemed to shy away into the background even as Obama lauded his skills and his results. “It’s fair to say that we could not have accomplished what we’ve accomplished without Rahm’s leadership,” Obama said. The president singled out Emanuel’s work on signature health care and financial reform legislation, hugged him more than once and told his audience: “I will miss him dearly.” Emanuel choked up when his turn came. He spoke of his family’s immigrant background, the opportunities he’s been afforded, his pride in Obama. “I want to thank you for being the toughest leader any country could ask for,” Emanuel told his boss.
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President Barack Obama hugs outgoing White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel in the East Room of the White House on Friday.
White House report trumpets N.Y. Fed:: More economic aid likely washington effectiveness of stimulus plan WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s $800 billion-plus economic stimulus law may not be earning good grades with the public, but the White House claims it’s on track to produce the promised 3.5 million jobs. Friday’s report says about two-thirds of the stimulus money has been spent via tax cuts or government spending and remarkably little of the money has gone out fraudulently. The stimulus bill was passed in February of last year to try to reverse the worst recession since the Great Depression. The White House and many economists credit it with giving the economy a needed jolt. But Republicans say it’s been ineffective, citing a nationwide unemployment rate still hovering near 10 percent. “We continue to show consistent progress on your commitment to create or save 3.5 million jobs by the end of calendar year 2010,” Vice President Joe Biden wrote in presenting the report to Obama. “In addition, over 95 percent of working families have seen their taxes lowered.” The idea driving the stimulus bill was to inject demand into the economy through federal spending and tax cuts. The report says about $300 billion in spending has gone out for programs such as jobless benefits, government projects, and grants to states to ease layoffs of workers. Another $243 billion has gone to businesses and individuals in tax cuts, including Obama’s signature “Making Work Pay” tax credit of $400 for individuals and $800 for couples. The White House points to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office in claiming the stimulus is delivering as promised. But CBO’s latest estimates say the legislation may have been responsible for as few as 1.4 million jobs. The administration points to a 3.3 million jobs figure at the high end of the wide range offered in CBO’s August report. The White House report also cites a study by noted economists Mark Zandi and Alan Blinder, who estimated that unemployment would have spiked to 11.6 percent by the end of this year had the stimulus measure not been passed.
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White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs speaks about the stimulus program. Still, frustrated voters give the stimulus program low marks in opinion polls, such as a CBS News survey in July in which 56 percent of respondents said it had no impact, while 18 percent said it actually made the economy worse. Republicans say the measure is a leading example of wasteful spending by Washington Democrats. And they hammer a White House prediction that the measure would limit unemployment to 8 percent. “The administration predicted that unemployment wouldn’t rise above 8 percent if the trillion-dollar stimulus became law,” said Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky. “We know how that turned out.” The White House counters that the stimulus program gave the economy a boost at a critical time and may have averted a catastrophe. “Sometimes doing what’s right with the economy doesn’t poll well,” said press secretary Robert Gibbs. “My hunch is it wouldn’t poll well if we were in a Great Depression.” The stimulus is winding down in many ways. The $400$800 tax credit expires at the end of the year, and there’s little talk on Capitol Hill of
renewing it as Obama wants. A small, but popular — even Mississippi GOP Gov. Haley Barbour salutes it — stimulus program that is credited with creating 250,000 subsidized jobs expired on Thursday, as Republicans blocked efforts to renew it. But other pieces, such as unemployment insurance for the long-term jobless and aid to state governments and local school boards, have been renewed this year after much wrangling in Congress. Some elements are still getting under way, such as high speed rail grants, federal building projects and billions to upgrade information technology for the health care sector. Republicans have promised to try to roll back the measure if they take control of Congress, but that effort is unlikely to succeed so long as Obama wields his veto pen. And there’s much less money available to rescind than the $260 billion or so Republicans claim, since contracts have been let on much of the unspent money. According to the report, just 0.2 percent of stimulus awards are under investigation for fraud, far less than is typical of other federal programs.
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Kagan takes her place on high court bench WASHINGTON — Justice Elena Kagan took her seat at the Supreme Court for the first time Friday in front of a packed courtroom that included President Barack Obama. The court session was merely ceremonial. Kagan and the rest of the court will return Monday for the start of the new term. In August, the 50-yearold New Yorker became the third woman on the current court, and its fourth ever. She replaced Justice John Paul Stevens. Kagan took the oath again Friday in a ceremony by which the court formally welcomes its newest member. She wore a black robe she received as a gift from her former colleagues at Harvard Law School, where she served as dean, and a white scarf. It was Obama’s first appearance with the justices as a
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Postal Service expects $6B loss this year WASHINGTON — The Postal Service expects to lose about $6 billion this year because of steep declines in mail volume. The announcement comes a day after regulators refused to allow the post office to raise the cost of mailing a letter by 2 cents. Postmaster General John Potter says the post office is still considering whether to appeal that decision or make a new rate hike request. The latest loss is a bit less than the $7 billion the post office had been expecting. But it’s on top of a $3.8 billion loss the year before.
Obama to apologize for U.S. role in experiments WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama plans to call Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom to personally apologize over a disclosure that American scientists deliberately infected Guatemalan prisoners with syphilis decades ago. White House press secretary Robert Gibbs told reporters Friday that the news was “shocking, it’s tragic, it’s reprehensible.” The 1946 experiment was unearthed by a Wellesley College medical historian. It apparently was conducted to test the effectiveness of penicillin.
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DR. GEORGE AT WORK This is the second of two articles about how to express yourself briefly in an e-mail. DR. GEORGE R. Some more tips: • Watch couplings and triplings, especially when the words are similar in meaning. For instance, don’t describe someone as friendly and congenial. • Don’t smother verbs. Instead of “I provided help,” write “I helped.” • Use parallel structure. Instead of “He outlined, wrote and was constantly revising,” write “He out-
lined, wrote and constantly revised.” • Make your bottom line your top line. Get to the point. Don’t let the reader guess. In most cases, your first sentence should be your purpose statement. • Put all your e-mails on a diet. Some people get 100 a day. When they see an e-mail from a wordy writer, they cringe. So, try to keep your e-mails at three sentences or fewer. •
Dr. George R. Abraham is a native of Vicksburg and a former longtime educator, business manager and consultant. He is an author who contributes weekly to The Vicksburg Post and hosts “The Dr. George Show” on 1490 AM at the Klondyke in Vicksburg from 9 until 10 a.m. each Tuesday. He can be reached at georgerabraham@ aol.com.
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October brings rise to stock market NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks started off October on a positive note following mostly good news on the economy. Shares of big manufacturing companies like Boeing Co., General Electric Co. and 3M Co. rose Friday after the Institute for Supply Management said its manufacturing index showed that factory activity was still expanding in September, although not quite as fast as analysts had hoped and slightly slower than the month before. Stock indexes started the day higher but gave up some of their gains late in the day. The market is coming off a major surge that brought the Dow Jones industrial average up 10.4 percent in the third quarter, and its upward momentum may be waning. The Dow and the Standard & Poor’s 500 index both had their first down week after four weeks of gains.
incomes jump“Expectat i o n s h ave ing by their risen slightly” fastest pace in for the econeight months. omy in the However the • Dow Jones industrial avsavings rate past month, erage rose 41.63, or 0.4 said Eric also climbed, percent, to 10,829.68. Thorne, an an indication • The Standard & Poor’s 500 that spendinvestment index rose 5.04, or 0.4 pera dv i s e r at ing might not Bryn Mawr climb much cent, to 1,146.24. Trust Wealth in the near • The Nasdaq composite Management. future. Conindex rose 2.13, or 0.1 per“While that’s sumer sencent, to 2,370.75. a good thing, timent was it also means that data needs better than initially thought in to show significant signs of September, but still not quite improvement to drive stocks as strong as it was in August. higher.” Taken together, the batch of Stocks jumped after the U.S. economic reports point opening bell on signs of strong to “very slow growth,” said growth in Chinese manufac- Bob Enck, president and CEO turing. Traders were sorting of Equinox Fund Managethrough other reports sug- ment. “It tells us there’s still gesting that U.S. economic uncertainty.” growth remains sluggish. The Dow Jones industrial Personal income and spend- average rose 41.63, or 0.4 pering both rose more than cent, to close at 10,829.68. It’s expected in August, with down 0.3 percent for the week
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and up 3.9 percent for the year. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 5.04, or 0.4 percent, to 1,146.24. It’s down 0.2 percent for the week and up 2.8 percent for the year. The S&P 500 again touched the 1,150 level in early trading Friday, but was unable to hold above that threshold as it remains somewhat range bound. It was the sixth straight day the S&P came within or breached 1,150, a level it has not closed above since early May. The Nasdaq composite rose 2.13, or 0.1 percent, to 2,370.75. The technology-heavy index is down 0.4 percent for the week and up 4.5 percent for the year, making it the best-performing major stock index for 2010. About two stocks rose for every one that fell on the New York Stock Exchange, where volume came to 1.1 billion shares.
One large trader led to May 6 market plunge WASHINGTON (AP) — A trading firm’s use of a computer sell order triggered the May 6 market plunge, which sent the Dow Jones industrial average plunging nearly 1,000 points in less than a halfhour, federal regulators said Friday. A report by the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission determined that the so-called “flash crash” occurred when the trading firm executed a computerized selling program in an already stressed market. The firm’s trade, worth $4.1 billion, led to a chain of events the ended with market players swiftly pulling their money
from stock market, the report said. The report does not name the trading firm. But only one trade that day fit the description in the report. The firm Waddell & Reed, based in Overland Park, Kan., has acknowledged making such a trade that day. The free-fall highlighted the complexity and perils of the fast-evolving securities markets. Electronic trading platforms now compete with the traditional exchanges. Stocks are traded on about 50 exchanges beyond the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market. Computers using mathematical formulas give so-called “high
frequency” traders a split-second edge. Electronic errors at high speeds can ripple through markets. The stock market was already stressed even before the plunge that day. Anxiety was mounting over the debt crisis in Europe. The Dow Jones had been down about 2.5 percent at 2:30 p.m., when the trader placed an enormous sell order on a futures index of the S&P’s index, called the E-Mini S&P 500. The trade was automated by a computer algorithm that was trying to hedge its risk from price declines. In that one trade, 75,000 contracts were sold within 20 minutes. It was the largest trade of that investment since the start
of the year. The firm’s previous transaction of that size took more than five hours, the report notes. The trade triggered aggressive selling of the futures contracts and that sent the index sinking about 3 percent in four minutes. The report said the design of the firm’s trading formula may have amplified the rush to sell. It said the formula ignored price changes and responded to the volume of trading. The automated program sped up the firm’s selling as other market players began trading the first block of futures contracts that flooded the market.
U.S. targets 62 mpg for new cars by 2025 WASHINGTON — Cars and trucks averaging 62 miles per gallon? Seems extraordinary now, but the government suggested Friday that automakers could be required to build new lineups by 2025 that make today’s high-mileage hybrids seem conventional and turn gas guzzlers into relics of the past. It’s all included in potential efficiency ranges the government is considering for new cars and trucks starting in 2017. By a decade and a half from now, in 2025, a carmaker’s fleet of new vehicles may need to meet a standard somewhere from 47 mpg to 62 mpg, the Transportation Department and Environmental Protection Agency said. Those mileage gains that would be the equivalent of an annual decrease in carbon dioxide emissions per mile of 3 to 6 percent. After little progress during the past three decades, rules adopted earlier this year will lift the new vehicle fleet average to 35.5 mpg by 2016, an increase of more than 40 percent over current standards.
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Dudley succeeds Hayward as BP’s CEO NEW ORLEANS — Two of the faces best known to the public in the aftermath of the Gulf oil spill have stepped down from their jobs. The chief executive of BP PLC, Tony Hayward, is being succeeded by American Bob Dudley. Hayward was criticized for his handling of the crisis following the April 20 rig explosion and illconceived comments about wanting the disaster to be resolved so he could get his life back. Also Friday, Retired Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen stepped aside as head of the national incident command overseeing the government’s response to the oil spill. Rear Adm. Paul Zukunft succeeds him. Both moves had already been announced, but they became official on Friday. Allen has said the timing is a coincidence.
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Anti-American cleric vies for more power in Iraq BAGHDAD — A Muslim cleric who once used a militia to resist the American invasion positioned himself as a big winner in Iraq’s monthslong political deadlock Friday when his party threw its support behind the beleaguered prime minister. The hard-line Shiite group led by Muqtada al-Sadr called it the start of its ascent to nationwide power — a specter sure to spook the United States. Washington considers the cleric a threat to Iraq’s shaky security and has long refused to consider his movement a legitimate political entity. But Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki may be unable to govern without him. March elections failed to produce a clear winner and left the nation in turmoil — a power vacuum that U.S. mili-
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At least 43 dead in Indonesian train crash
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A follower holds a photograph of Muqtada al-Sadr during open air Friday prayers in the Shiite stronghold of Sadr City in Baghdad, Iraq. tary officials say has encouraged a spike in attacks by Sunni insurgents. Final agreement on how to form the new govern-
ment could still be weeks if not months away, but “the Sadrist acceptance of al-Maliki as prime minister could begin to break
JAKARTA, Indonesia — A train crash in central Indonesia killed at least 43 people and injured dozens Saturday, many suffering burns and broken bones, hospital officials and witnesses said. The accident occurred near a station in Petarukan, a city on the northern coast of Central Java province, at around 3 a.m. — 8 p.m. Central time Friday — as many passengers were sleeping, witnesses told TVOne. A train from the capital,
Jakarta, slammed into a stationary train, causing severe damage to both.
7 jailed dissidents reject leaving Cuba HAVANA — At least seven dissidents due to be freed from Cuban jails under an agreement reached with the help of the Roman Catholic Church do not want to leave their homeland for exile in Spain, the island’s top cardinal said Friday. In July, Cuba’s government agreed that over a four-month period it would release 52 political prisoners jailed in a 2003 crackdown on dissent. Thirty-nine of them have been let out so far, and all have accepted asylum in Spain.
marine Murphy got them to promise to read over the weekend — Friday nights, Saturday mornings and Sunday nights — and local NAACP president John Shorter reminded them that writing letters is another fun way to improve reading skills. “You never stop learning,” Shorter said. “If you can read, you can do anything.”
Coming out in support were state Sen. Briggs Hopson III, Warren County District 1 Supervisor David McDonald, Chamber of Commerce executive director Christie Kilroy, insurance agents Robyn Lea and Kim Ferguson, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers public affairs officer Shirley Smith and school officials and principals. The program was recorded
for local cable channel 16, the district’s broadcast outlet, and Swinford included an appeal to adults to spend lots of time in the schools, sharing stories they love and letting the kids know how important reading has been and continues to be in their lives. “This is technically a fivemonth program but it should be a forever and ever, amen,
sort of program,” said Sherman Avenue principal Ray Hume. Those who would like to come in and read to students can call their neighborhood school — including junior high and high schools — to get set up with a classroom, Swinford said. Any amount of volunteer time would be appreciated, she said.
who meet monthly, set policy and monitor financial accountability in the district. Operational management is the responsibility of a superintendent, hired by the trustees. The five trustees are elected to staggered six-year terms. The Circuit Clerk’s office will be open today for voter registration until noon, at which time the registration period will end. The office is on the second floor of the Warren County Courthouse at Cherry and Grove streets. Absentee voting will end
Oct. 30, also a Saturday, with the clerk’s office open until noon. The election also will feature choices in Mississippi’s 2nd Congressional District, justice court judge and state Court of Appeals judge. In the Congressional race, incumbent Democrat U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson is being challenged by Republican Bill Marcy and Reform Party candidate Ashley Norwood of Canton. Seven candidates are in the running for the justice court judge race in Warren
County’s city-based central district: incumbent judge and funeral director James E. Jefferson Jr.; Vicksburg Police Sgt. Beverly Prentiss; retired police Lt. Dora Smith; former constable Rudolph Walker; former U.S. Navy officer Henry Phillips; and NRoute operations manager Audrey Jones Jackson. Lester R. Smith, who is in the Warren County Jail on sexual battery and felony escape charges, also is a candidate. Cedars Head Start administrator LeVern W. Powell qualified but announced
Wednesday that she is pulling out of the race for personal reasons, and Jin Hankins, an apartment manager who filed on the last qualifying day, did not have 150 signatures of registered voters, election commissioners revealed. For Mississippi Court of Appeals judge in district 2, Vicksburg attorney Ceola James is challenging incumbent Tyree Irving.
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Terror Continued from Page A1. force multiplier, that they’ve still got some beef, that they’ve got operators abroad, that they can do things.” Barrett said al-Qaida’s Pakistan-based network has not launched a successful attack since the London subway bombing in 2005. “In order to attract the younger new recruits, I think they have to do a bit better than that,” he said. The multi-pronged scope of the emerging terror plan — which aimed to launch coordinated shooting rampages or attacks in Britain, France and Germany — is an alQaida hallmark. U.S. officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss intelligence mat-
ters, declined to reveal what evidence they have that bin Laden took a more prominent role in this plan. And one U.S. intelligence official cautioned that the details of how the plan was directed or coordinated by the group’s core leaders is not yet clear. The involvement of bin Laden and his devoted leaders, believed to be in hiding in Pakistan, underscores continuing U.S. concerns about that country’s role as a safe haven for al-Qaida and other Islamic extremists. And it reflects al-Qaida’s persistent effort — through video and online messages — to inspire its followers to wage attacks against the West. The threat to Europe
was highlighted when bin Laden issued a call to arms in March 2008 after a Danish newspaper printed controversial cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad. He warned Europeans in an audio message that there would be a “severe” reaction to come. Rep. Pete Hoekstra, R-Mich., the senior Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, said that bin Laden may simply be trying to re-exert himself. And his role in the European plot could suggest a lack of confidence by al-Qaida central in the ability of other affiliated groups in Yemen or Africa to carry out a successful attack on their own,
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Jewel Vernon Barlow UTICA — Jewel Vernon Barlow died Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010, at his home. He was 93. Mr. Barlow managed and operated Barlow Farms from 1937 until 2008. He was a member of the Utica Christian Church, Disciples of Christ. He was preceded in death by his wife, Carrie Ruby Curtis Barlow; and his parents, Clarence Todd Barlow and Rebecca Mahaffey Barlow. He is survived by two daughters, Leverne Barlow
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decided by 231 votes, Boland defeated Pratt six years ago for the seat, when a total of 3,835 votes were cast in a five-person race. Boland has served as school board president during his tenure. In District 5, which covers southeast Warren County, newcomer Sally Bullard, 48, owner of Main Street Market Cafe, will run unopposed. Incumbent Tommy Shelton announced several months ago that he would not seek a second term. School board members,
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Read online. Former VWSD superintendent Donald Oakes saw lots of hands raised when he asked the children if they like to take trips. “In this room, there is a ticket for you to go any place — near or far,” he said, adding that the school librarian can help them find the book to take them anywhere they want to go. School board president Zel-
Pfile of Indianapolis, Ind., and Sharon Kay Barlow Banks of Utica; a son, Jewel Bradford Barlow of Silver Spring, Md.; a sister, Vada Nell Barlow Johnson of Jackson; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Utica Christian Church with the Rev. Brad Hartzog officiating. Burial will follow at Utica Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Glenwood Funeral Home in Utica. Pallbearers will be Brad Barlow, Todd Barlow, Ken Pfile, John Banks, Jeremiah Dole and Charles McGowan. Honorary pallbearers will be Murray Griffin, Grover Evans, Bobby McGowan and Sammie McGowan. Memorials may be made to the Utica Christian Church, P.O. Box 306, Utica, MS 39175.
Hoekstra said. Over the past year, several terror attacks in the U.S. have either failed or been foiled, including the botched attempts to bring down a Detroit-bound airliner on Christmas Day and to set off a bomb in New York’s Time Square. A Pakistani intelligence official said Thursday that eight Germans and two British brothers are at the heart of the European terror plot, which is still in its early stages. One of the Britons was killed in a recent CIA missile strike, he said. Pakistan, Britain and Germany are tracking the suspects and intercepting their phone calls, the official told
The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to release the information to the media. U.S. officials have pressed Pakistan to increase its efforts to root out the militants hiding in the mountainous border region. The U.S. has dramatically stepped up its missile attacks in North Waziristan, and is believed to have launched at least 21 this month. The covert campaign is largely carried out by CIA drones and has led to the deaths of a number of top militant leaders.
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Jury gets case of man charged in Conn. home invasion NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Two Connecticut men charged with killing a woman and her two daughters in a 2007 house invasion inflicted unimaginable terror on a model family that had enjoyed their final pleasant summer day together, prosecutors told a jury during closing arguments Friday. Prosecutor Gary Nicholson said it was impossible to recreate the fear the two girls, 11-year-old Michaela and Steven 17-year-old Hayes Hayley Petit, felt when the men tied them to their beds and poured gasoline on or around them before setting their Cheshire house on fire. “Hayley and Michaela Petit knew that the end was near,” Nicholson said. “They knew they were about to die.” The jury in New Haven will begin deliberating Monday in the trial of Steven Hayes, who along with Joshua Komisarjevsky is accused of killing the girls and their mother, Jennifer Hawke-Petit. The girls’ father, Dr. William Petit, was beaten with a baseball bat and tied up in the basement, but managed to escape and make it to a neighbor’s house to get help. If Hayes is convicted, the same jury will consider whether he should receive the death penalty in a separate penalty phase. Komisarjevsky will be tried next year. Tom Ullmann, Hayes’ attorney, said in his closing argument that it was Komisarjevsky who began the violence by attacking Dr. Petit with a baseball bat. “At every critical junction, when the plans changed it was because Joshua Komisarjevsky escalated the level of violence,” Ullmann said. Ullmann acknowledged Hayes sexually assaulted and killed Hawke-Petit, but he said Komisarjevsky was the one in control and had the motive to kill the girls because he had sexually assaulted one of them and had poured bleach on her clothes to try to eliminate his DNA. At one point, he described Hayes as a petty thief.
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Rutgers University students sign condolence cards Friday for the family of fellow student Tyler Clementi. Below, Clementi plays the violin during a high school performance in 2008.
Student’s suicide resonates beyond campus NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — “Things will get easier; people’s minds will change,” Ellen DeGeneres pleads in an Internet video, her voice breaking. “And you should be alive to see it.” Just as the murder of Matthew Shepard galvanized the gay community around hatecrime legislation more than a decade ago, the suicide of a Rutgers University student whose sex life was splashed on the Internet has activists rallying around their latest cause: telling tormented gay teens they just need to hang on for a while. Bullying and harassment of young gays and lesbians, and the suicides they have caused, have long been a major topic in gay publications and among activists. But celebrities and others have seized on Tyler Clementi’s shocking suicide to call attention to the issue. Prosecutors say Clementi’s roommate and another student used a webcam to broadcast on the Internet live images of the 18-year-old Rutgers University freshman having an intimate encounter with another man. Clementi jumped off the George Washington Bridge three days later. His body was identified Thursday. “To this poor kid, it’s better to be dead than to have people know he’s gay,” said JeanMarie Navetta, a spokesman
for Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays. “Therein lies the real tragedy here.” Clementi’s death was part of a string of suicides last month involving youngsters who were believed to have been victims of anti-gay bullying. Fifteen-year-old Billy Lucas hanged himself in a barn in Greensburg, Ind. Asher Brown, 13, shot himself in the head in Houston. And 13-yearold Seth Walsh of Tehachapi, Calif., hanged himself from a tree in his backyard.
The outpouring of emotion over Clementi’s death recalls the reaction to the killing of Shepard, a gay, 21-year-old student at the University of Wyoming. He was found beaten and tied to a lonely fence post in 1998. Two men were convicted in the slaying. Several states passed hate-crime laws in the aftermath of the crime. DeGeneres, one of the first Hollywood celebrities to come out of the closet, posted a video this week in response to Clementi’s suicide.
“My heart is breaking for their families, their friends and for our society that continues to let this happen,” the talk show host says in the video. “These kids needed us. We have an obligation to change this.” Last month, before Clementi’s suicide became known, syndicated sex columnist Dan Savage launched the It Gets Better Project, a series of online videos delivered by adult gays and lesbians designed to tell young people that they can survive harassment and have happy lives. The suicide has generated more attention for the project, as well as for a campaign started recently by Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays to persuade gay young people to report harassment. Two New Jersey lawmakers said they would introduce legislation to strengthen the state’s anti-bullying law, and another legislator called for stiffer penalties for invasion of privacy. Clementi’s roommate, Dharun Ravi of Plainsboro, N.J., and another student, Molly Wei of Princeton, N.J., both 18, are charged with invasion of privacy, with the most serious charges carrying up to five years in prison. Prosecutors said they are also looking into the possibility of filing bias charges.
BARI, Italy (AP) — Two missing American balloonists plunged toward the Adriatic Sea at 50 mph and likely didn’t survive, race organizers said Friday. Flight director Don Cameron said that high rate of descent, if confirmed, leads him to be “very pessimistic” about the fate of veteran pilots Richard Abruzzo and Carol Rymer Davis. Abruzzo, 47, of Albuquerque, N.M., and Davis, 65, of Denver, were participating in the 54th Gordon Bennett Gas Balloon Race when contact was lost Wednesday morning in rough weather over the Adriatic Sea. Race organizers said the balloon “appears to have suffered a sudden and unexpected failure.” “It’s very bad news,” Cameron said. Cameron said he received information Friday from Zagreb’s air Richard traffic control Abruzzo indicating the balloon was at 5,300 feet and descended slowly at first but then at a rate of 50 mph until 600 feet. “At this rate ... survival would be unlikely,” the race organizers said in a statement. Cameron stressed that the Croatian readings were from the outer limits of its radar zone, though, and said he hoped they were incorrect. The Italian coast guard, the U.S. Navy and Croatian coastal aircraft crews have been scouring the area around Croatia’s distant, uninhabited islet of Palagruza. Abruzzo works in a family business in Albuquerque that is involved in real estate and operations of the Sandia Peak tramway, Sandia Ski Area and Ski Santa Fe. Richard Abruzzo’s involvement focuses on ski area management. Davis is a radiologist. The Abruzzo name is synonymous with ballooning. Abruzzo is the son of famed balloonist Ben Abruzzo, who was in 1981 part of the first team to cross the Pacific Ocean by balloon, and who was killed in a small airplane crash in 1985.
Grand jury indicts accused Calif. kidnappers PLACERVILLE, Calif. — A grand jury on Friday indicted the couple accused of kidnapping and raping Jaycee Dugard, who was held for 18 years in California. Phillip and Nancy Garrido were each indicted on 18 counts plus multiple special allegations in a process that will eliminate the need for a preliminary hearing, where their alleged victim may have had to testify. District Attorney Vern Pierson said in court the indictment was sought to spare Dugard and her family from having to take the witness stand until the trial. The Garridos previously were charged with 29 counts each. The revised charges include kidnapping, forcible rape, lewd acts on a child and false imprisonment. Among the allegations in the indictment are that the couple produced child pornography with the victim.
Mich. mom who faked son’s cancer arraigned ROSEVILLE, Mich. — An unemployed Detroit-area mother accused of drugging and shaving her healthy 12-year-old son so he appeared to have cancer, then accepting
BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS thousands of dollars in donations for his treatment, was arraigned Friday on charges of fraud and child abuse. A Roseville district court judge ordered Carol Lynn Schnuphase, 47, of Warren, held on $100,000 bond. A hospital has tested the boy and declared him cancer-free, although he was going through opiate withdrawal, Smith said. Authorities haven’t yet determined what drugs were in the boy’s system and are awaiting hospital test results. Court records indicate Schnuphase told her son he had leukemia.
Death toll rises as storms rip East LEVITTOWN, N.Y. — Flooding posed a threat around the Northeast on Friday on the heels of a pounding storm that submerged cars, cut power to thousands and forced scattered evacuations as it crept up the East Coast. The storm was blamed for five deaths in North Carolina on Thursday and a sixth in Pennsylvania on Friday — a woman who apparently drove her car into a
rain-swollen creek before daybreak.
Video game drops Taliban label WASHINGTON — The makers of a new video game based in Afghanistan said Friday they have removed the option for players to call themselves members of the Taliban when pretending to shoot at U.S. troops.
Electronic Arts, a major game developer based in Redwood City, Calif., said it has dropped the Taliban label from a version of its “Medal of Honor” video game after families of troops complained it was offensive. Military bases across the U.S. had banned the sale of the game in reaction to those family protests.
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Woman questions future with older man Q: I have just entered into a relationship with a man I really love and care for. I have one small but nagging concern — I’m 22 and he’s almost 40. Will it be a problem in the future? Jim: There’s nothing inherently wrong with such an arrangement, but there are certainly some things you should consider. The first has to do with the basic difference in your life experiences. You’re barely beyond college age; he’s approaching midlife and has already spent considerable time in the adult world. He will have achieved a greater degree of maturity. Now, I’m not accusFOCUS ON ing you of being THE FAMILY “immature.” And it’s quite possible that he’s young at heart. But you should honestly consider whether FOCUS ON the difTHE FAMILY ference in your levels of life experience will impact your relationship before forging ahead. Some young women are attracted to older men because they’re really looking for a father figure. The men recognize this and end up controlling their younger girlfriends. Consider whether you view your boyfriend as a peer and partner, or if you’re seeking to meet an unmet father-need. If it’s the latter, you should put a halt to the relationship. Q: When I got engaged, I got a hostile reaction from my parents, especially my mom. She believes we’re too young, though we’re both in our mid-20s! Why? Juli: It’s fairly normal for parents to have some anxiety. You already see it will be difficult for your mom to let you go. Having said that, your parents might also have legitimate concerns about your engagement. Often they can see something that you can’t. For example, they may observe that your fiance is controlling. If they’re hitting on something that could be true, validate the concern. This attitude will assure your parents that you’re going into marriage with your eyes wide open. If they continue to harp on the same concerns, remind them that you’ve already talked about that. •
‘Testaments of the Heart’ Music from Holocaust captures culture of camps
Italian composer and pianist Francesco Lotoro leads musicians at Emory University in a rehearsal for “Testaments of the Heart,” a fundraiser to collect and preserve music produced by captives of Germany and other countries, including Japan, from 1933 to 1945.
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By The Associated Press ATLANTA — Some songs are slow, emotional, almost weepy symphonies. Others are driving and angry pub songs. A few are sarcastic jazz numbers. Others are shockingly upbeat — happy almost — as if the music lifted the composers out of the Nazi prison camps where they lived, saved them for just a moment from their horrific, torturous existence. A handful of the countless songs written by victims of the Holocaust and other World War II prisoners made their world premiere at Emory University in Atlanta this week during “Testaments of the Heart,” a program to help raise money to collect and preserve more of the music produced by captives of Germany and other countries, including Japan, from 1933 to 1945. Already thousands of the songs have been collected by Italian pianist and conductor Francesco Lotoro — who was in Atlanta to play in the concert — in a 20-year effort to ensure the music is preserved for generations to come. And he plans to house that collection at Emory once he raises the money to transfer it to the private universi-
‘We as the world are the ones who have all been denied this wealth. There is a gaping hole in the musical history and culture of the world. This work has to continue to fill that hole and be the foundation for current and future musical culture.’ Francesco Lotoro
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ty’s library. “We as the world are the ones who have all been denied this wealth,” Lotoro said through a translator. “There is a gaping hole in the musical history and culture of the world. This work has to continue to fill that hole and be the foundation for current and future musical culture.” With musicians from the Atlanta area, Lotoro presented — some for the first time — pieces that were scribbled in diaries, carved into wood and even written
on toilet paper. The music ranges from short songs to full operas and symphonies. The group played the last piece ever written by Austrian musician and conductor Viktor Ullmann, who studied under Arnold Schoenberg and who died at Auschwitz in 1944. The haunting piano melody is set to a poem by Rainer Maria Rilke about a warrior from the 17th century. Another piece was by British pianist William Hilsley, who was prolific during his time in various German
camps for British nationals and wrote sarcastically about his prison life. Before he died in 2003, he published his diary from his time in captivity as a book. “Numbers, that’s what we are now,” goes one song by Hilsley. “Not for thieving, nor deceiving, not for cheating nor wife beating are we locked in here.” Another piece called “Banner in the Sky” was written by Gordon Sage, an American prisoner of war in the Mukden prison camp in Manchuria and a survivor
of the Bataan Death March. It featured a full band and chorus and has strains of the National Anthem running through it. Another song is by Emile Goue, a French composer who died in 1946 from health problems developed while he was in a German POW camp. His dark string quartet piece was accompanied by a slideshow of family photographs of Holocaust victims before they were imprisoned, images found by photographer Ann Weiss at Auschwitz in the 1980s. Weiss’ photos are on exhibit at Emory until Nov. 12 with dozens of the images scattered in buildings across the campus. The music of the prisoners was preserved in many ways: passed on from person to person in camps until it was smuggled out, given to family members who were safe from the Nazis or simply found after the camps were liberated. Many of the songs were written in Theresienstadt, a Czech town used as a Nazi propaganda tool where prisoners could stage operas, concerts and cabaret shows. The camp saw many Jewish leaders and prominent artists from all over Europe. But See Holocaust, Page B4.
Americans don’t know much about religion, survey says By Rachel Zoll AP religion writer A new survey of Americans’ knowledge of religion found that atheists, agnostics, Jews and Mormons outperformed Protestants and Roman Catholics in answering questions about major religions, while many respondents could not correctly give the most basic tenets of their own faiths. Forty-five percent of Roman Catholics who participated in the study didn’t know that, according to church teaching, the bread and wine used
Atheists and agnostics scored highest, with an average of 21 correct answers, while Jews and Mormons followed with about 20 accurate responses. Protestants overall averaged 16 correct answers, while Catholics followed with a score of about 15. in Holy Communion is not just a symbol, but becomes the body and blood of Christ. More than half of Protestants could not identify Martin Luther as the person who inspired the Protestant Reformation. And about four in 10 Jews did not know that Maimonides, one of the greatest rabbis and intellectuals in history, was Jewish. The survey released this week by the Pew Forum on
Religion & Public Life aimed to test a broad range of religious knowledge, including understanding of the Bible, core teachings of different faiths and major figures in religious history. The U.S. is one of the most religious countries in the developed world, especially compared to largely secular Western Europe, but faith leaders have long lamented that Americans still know little
about religion. Respondents were asked 32 questions, including whether they could name the Islamic holy book and the first book of the Bible, or say what century the Mormon religion was founded. On average, participants in the survey answered correctly overall for half the questions. Atheists and agnostics scored highest, with an average of 21 correct answers,
while Jews and Mormons followed with about 20 accurate responses. Protestants overall averaged 16 correct answers, while Catholics followed with a score of 15. Not surprisingly, those who said they attended worship at least once a week and considered religion important often performed better on the overall survey. However, level of education was the best predictor of religious knowledge. The top-performing groups on the survey still came out ahead even when considering how much schooling they had completed.
Antioch Baptist Sunday services at Antioch Baptist Church and Unity Outreach Ministries (A Full Gospel Ministry), 1800 Poplar St., behind Jones-Upchurch Realty, begin at 9:15 a.m. with children’s church, followed by worship at 10 weekly. Tuesday prayer service is at 6:30 p.m., and midweek service/Bible study is at 7. Alfred E. Lassiter Sr. is pastor.
Berachah Activities at Berachah Church, 2918 Fisher Ferry Road, begin at 7 tonight with praise and worship. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m., followed at 10:30 by praise and worship and children’s church for ages 4-8. A nursery is provided for up to age 3. Women’s Bible classes are at 6:30 p.m. Monday. Wednesday Awana runs from 6 to 8 p.m. Youth and prayer service are at 7. Second Watch prayer is from 9 p.m. to midnight Friday. Roger Cresswell is pastor. Visit www.berachah.net.
Bethel A.M.E. Services at Bethel A.M.E. Church, 805 Monroe St., begin at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday school, followed by worship at 11 a.m. Communion is each first Sunday. Wednesday Bible study begins at 6:30 p.m. Membership training is at 10 a.m. each Saturday before the first and third Sunday. Choir rehearsal is at 10 a.m. each Saturday before the fourth Sunday. Board meeting is each second Sunday after the service. The Rev. Quincy Jones is pastor.
Bethlehem M.B. Services at Bethlehem M.B. Church, 3055 N. Washington St., begin with Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. with Mattie Brown, superintendent, leading. Communion service is each fourth Sunday. Covenant meeting is at 11 a.m. each third Sunday. Bible class is at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Kevin Winters is musician. The Rev. David Brown Jr. is the pastor.
Bovina Baptist Services at Bovina Baptist Church, 5293 U.S. 80, begin at 9:45 with Sunday school led by Jim Daquilla. Worship begins at 11 with the sanctuary choir, led by music minister Jerry Stuart, singing special music. Donna Harper is pianist. Bobbie Bruce is organist. Brian Parker is minister of students and education. Jo Sumrall is minister of children. The Rev. Jess Sumrall, pastor, will deliver the message. Evening services begin at 5 with mission organizations and youth and adult Bible study. Worship is at 6 with Sumrall. Wednesday night activities begin at 6 with a prayer service, handbells, youth Bible study and children’s choir rehearsal. Adult choir rehearsal is at 6:45. A nursery is provided.
Bovina U.M.C. Homecoming services at Bovina United Methodist Church, 70 Bovina Drive, begin at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Clare Biedenharn preaching. Pot-luck lunch will follow in the fellowship room.
Bradley’s Chapel U.M.C. Services at Bradley’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 13815 Oak Ridge Road, begin at 9:45 a.m. with Sunday school, followed by worship at 11 with Communion being observed. Youths will meet at 9:45. Music is led by Hope Raney. Earlene Alexander is pianist. Children’s church is led by Ann Grimshel. On Monday, UMW and UMM will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday night prayer is at the home of John and Clara Oakes at 6. The Rev. Harry Hawkins is pastor.
Bread of Heaven Services at Bread of Heaven
Saturday, October 2, 2010 World Outreach Center, 530 Mission 66, begin at 1 p.m. Greg Sabino is pastor.
Bright Morning Star Services at Bright Morning Star M.B. Church, 801 Meadow St., begin with Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Charles Wright is superintendent. Worship is at 11 a.m. each first, third and fifth Sunday. Communion is each first Sunday. On Wednesday, prayer meeting begins at 5:30 p.m., followed by Bible class at 6. Reginald Harris is pastor. Call 601-636-7073.
Bypass Church of Christ Activities at Bypass Church of Christ, 787 U.S. 61 North, are from 8:30 a.m. until noon with a Ladies Day program. Yvonne Sandridge of Coldwater, Miss. is guest speaker. A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided, along with a special health workshop. Sunday services begin at 9:30 a.m. with Bible classes for all ages, followed by worship at 10:30 with Dr. Willie Nettle, minister, delivering the message. Worship consists of congregational and a cappella singing and observance of the Lord’s Supper. Evening service begins at 6 with Nettle. Midweek Bible classes are at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. For transportation or a free nondenominational Bible correspondence course or home Bible study, call 601638-6165.
Calvary Baptist Services at Calvary Baptist, 406 Klein St., begin at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday school. Newly enhanced Communion services are at 11 a.m. each first and second Sunday. Breakfast is served at 9 a.m. each second Sunday. Mission meeting is each third Sunday, covenant each fourth Sunday and worship services are each fifth Sunday at 11 a.m. Prayer service and Bible class is each Wednesday at 5:45 p.m. Nathaniel Williams is the choir director. Johnny May Marble is the choir president. The Rev. Rudy Smith is pastor.
Calvary Baptist Services at Calvary Baptist Church, 2878 Old Highway 27, begin at 9:45 a.m. with Sunday school, followed by worship at 11 with the Rev. Bruce Bryant delivering the message. R.L. Sigrest is worship leader. Evening activities begin at 3 with the monthly deacons meeting, followed by a deacon ordination council at 3:30. All inactive deacons are encouraged to attend. Sanctuary choir practice begins at 4, followed by discipleship training at 5 and worship at 6 with Bryant. On Monday, ACTS meeting begins at 11:30 with hamburgers, bring a side dish. Entertainment will be a DVD of comedian Jeanne Roberson. GROW visitation begins at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Children’s activities, Youth-the-Gathering and prayer meeting begin at 6 p.m. Wednesdays.
Cedar Grove M.B. Services at Cedar Grove M.B. Church, 3300 Grange Hall Road, begin at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday school led by Jimmie Jefferson, superintendent. Worship begins at 11, and Communion is each third Sunday. Choir rehearsal is at 7 p.m. each Monday with Travanti Hill, minister of music, leading. Prayer meeting and Bible study is at 6 p.m. each Tuesday. Tuesday Night Live worship is at 6 p.m. each first Tuesday. Media Ministry meetings are at 5:30 p.m. each Wednesday. Children’s choir rehearsal is at 7 p.m. each fourth Thursday. Brotherhood Ministry meets at 7 p.m. each second Friday.
Christ Episcopal Christ Episcopal Church, 1115 Main St., will celebrate the 19th Sunday after Pentecost with Holy Eucharist,
devotion “But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should show forth the praises of Him who hath called you out of darkness into His marvelous light.” 1 Peter 2.9 • Christians are a kingdom of priests, so in order to understand what that means, let’s look at what someone had to do to become a priest in the Old Testament. • The first thing the priest did was bathe from head to toe. This symbolized that he was saved (see Titus 3:5). When we are saved, we are bathed from head to toe in Christ’s cleansing blood. After his bath, the priest received a linen garment, which symbolized the righteousness that is provided by our Lord. Then he was anointed with oil, which is symbolic of the Holy Spirit. • How encouraging to discover God’s Word flowing from the Old to the New Testament to describe such essential details of the believer. Devotion written by Dr. Adrian Rogers in conjunction with Love Worth Finding Ministries. Web site: http://www.lwf.org Rite 1, at 8 a.m. in the chapel and Holy Eucharist, Rite II, at 10 in the nave. Choir practice is at 9 in the parish hall. Youth Sunday school will join the 10 a.m. service, during which child care is provided. On Wednesday, the coffee/ Bible study will meet at 10 a.m. in the Sunday school building. A healing service will be at 12:15 p.m. in the chapel. A class of instruction for centering prayer is at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the nave. Call 601-638-5899 or visit christchurchvburg.dioms. org.
Church of Christ Services at Church of Christ, 3333 N. Frontage Road, begin at 9 a.m. with Bible classes. Worship is at 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. with Eric Welch speaking. On Wednesday, a ladies Bible class begins at 9:45 a.m. Bible classes for all ages are at 7 p.m. Call 601-636-4801 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for a free correspondence course or home Bible study course.
The Church of the Holy Trinity, Episcopal The 19th Sunday after Pentecost at The Church of the Holy Trinity, Episcopal, South and Monroe streets, will be celebrated with Holy Eucharist, Rite I, at 8 a.m. and Holy Eucharist, Rite II, at 10:30. Adult and youth Sunday school begins at 9:30 and children’s Sunday school is at 10:15. A nursery is provided from 9:15 to 11:30. The Blessing of the Animals will be at 3 p.m. at Glenwood Circle. On Monday, Lunch Bunch group will meet at 12:10 p.m. On Wednesday, Healing services begin at 12:05 p.m. Evening prayer is at 5:35. Congregational supper is at 6. Confirmation class and Daughters of the King are at 6:30. Pilates begins at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.
Clover Valley M.B. Services at Clover Valley M.B. Church, 7670 Mississippi 27 South, begin at 10 a.m. with Sunday school. Communion is each first Sunday; Covenant is at 11 each third Sunday; pantry donations are accepted each second and fifth Sunday; fourth Sunday worship with devotional services by the women’s ministry; all start at 11. Bible study is at 7 p.m. each Tuesday. Missionary workers meet at 6:30 p.m. each second Tuesday. Choir rehearsal begins at 5 p.m. Monday and at 11 a.m. each Saturday before the second Sunday. Call 601-636-6375 or 601-6382070.
Crawford Street U.M.C. Services at Crawford Street United Methodist Church, 900 Crawford St., begin at 9:45 a.m. with Sunday school and Melody Makers meeting. Chancel choir rehearsal is at 10:40 and worship is at 10:55. The Rev. Cary Stockett is pastor. The sanctuary and Sunday school rooms
are handicap accessible in Wesley Hall. Youth handbells will meet at 4 p.m. MAAD for kindergarten through sixth grade and UMYF will meet at 5. On Tuesday, men’s breakfast and devotional begin at 6:50 a.m. On Wednesday, Bible study begins at 10 a.m. Dinner will be served at 5:15. Children’s activities are at 5:45. Adult handbell rehearsal, youth activities and Bible study are at 6. Chancel choir is at 7. The worship committee will meet at 5:15 p.m. Thursday. The Web site is www.crawfordstreetumc.org.
Cross Point Services at Cross Point Church, 510 Porters Chapel Road, begin at 10 a.m. with Sunday school. Worship is at 11 with Robert Andrews, pastor, delivering the sermon. Children’s church and a nursery are during worship. On Wednesday, adult Bible study, children’s choir and youth and young adult Bible study begin at 6 p.m. A nursery is provided.
Eagle Lake Baptist Services at Eagle Lake Baptist Church, Eagle Lake community, begin at 8 a.m. with the brotherhood breakfast, followed by Sunday school at 9:45. Worship is at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. with Dwight Sibley, pastor, delivering the message. Tuesday visitation begins at 6 p.m. Wednesday service begins at 6:30 p.m.
Eagle Lake U.M.C. Services at Eagle Lake United Methodist Church, 16682 Mississippi 465, Eagle Lake, begin at 9 a.m. with the Rev. Barbara Hite bringing the sermon. Holy Communion will be observed. Fellowship time will follow. Sunday school begins at 10:19. The Eagle Lake Hi-Steppers walk in the fellowship hall at 8 a.m. weekdays. Revelation Bible study No. 4 begins at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. Call 601-218-6255.
Faith Christian Center Services at Faith Christian Center, 1100 Main St., begin at 9 a.m. with Sunday school, followed by worship at 10. Children’s church and a nursery are provided. A men’s and women’s fellowship is at 5 p.m. each first Sunday. Intercessory prayer is at 6 p.m. Wednesday, followed by Bible class and teens ministry at 7. Dr. Ollie Hardaway Jr. is pastor. For transportation, call 601-638-1600.
Family Life Cathedral Sunday services at Family Life Cathedral, An Oasis of Love, 2832 Ken Karyl Ave., begin at 9:30 a.m. with Successful Living classes, followed by praise and worship at 11. A nursery is provided for children as old as 3, and children’s church is available. Second Sunday praise and worship begin at 8 a.m. Successful Living classes begin
The Vicksburg Post at 6 p.m. Friends and Family Day is each third Sunday with Successful Living classes at 9:30, followed by praise and worship at 11. On Wednesday, intercessory prayer begins at 6 p.m., followed by discipleship classes at 7. Morning prayer is from 6 until 9 on Friday. Call 601-6293900 or 601-638-3433. E-mail flcoasisoflove@Cablelynx. com. Betty J. Young Tyler is pastor.
First Baptist Services at First Baptist Church, 1607 Cherry St., begin at 9:30 a.m. with Bible study, followed by worship at 10:50 with Scotty Swillie, guest speaker, delivering the message. Bible study groups are available, and a nursery is provided. Sunday school and morning worship for the hearing impaired are available. Equipping groups begin at 5 p.m. Worship begins at 6 with Jose Rodriguez delivering the message. Celebrate Recovery, GriefShare, DivorceCare and Celebration Station begin at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Mafan Building, 1315 Adams St. On Wednesday, English as a Second Language begins at 8:30 a.m.; Mission Mosaic at 4:30 p.m.; and preschool and children’s choirs at 5. Church family time begins at 5:50. Adult and youth Bible study, RAs, GAs, Mission Friends and adult choir rehearsal are at 6:15, and family night supper is from 4:45 until 6. Joy Fellowship will meet at 11 a.m. Thursday for a covered-dish luncheon and program. On Friday, English as a Second Language begins at 8:30 a.m. Celebrate Recovery will meet at 6 p.m. at the Mafan Building. Visit www.fbcvicksburg. org.
First Baptist Services at First Baptist Church, 1511 1/2 Lane St., begin with Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Worship is at 11 a.m. each first and third Sunday. Communion is each first Sunday. Prayer and Bible study begin at 5 p.m. Wednesdays. Choir rehearsal is at 3 p.m. Saturday before the first Sunday and at noon Saturday before the third Sunday. The Rev. Roosevelt Smith is pastor.
First Christian Church Services at First Christian Church, (Disciples of Christ), 3005 Porters Chapel Road, begin at 9:30 .a.m. with Sunday school. Worship is at 10:45 with the chancel choir presenting the anthem. Michael Elmore, regional minister, will deliver the message. The Lord’s Supper is celebrated weekly. A nursery is provided. Choir and Christmas cantata rehearsal begins at 6 p.m. Wednesday, followed by fellowship supper.
First Nazarene Activities at First Church of the Nazarene, 3428 Wisconsin Ave., begin at 9:45 a.m. with Sunday school. Worship begins at 10:50. The nursery workers are Dian Warnock and Taylor Strong. Evening worship begins at 6. Midweek Bible study is at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Charles Parish is pastor.
First Presbyterian Services at First Presbyterian Church, Cherry and South streets, begin at 9:30 a.m. with worship led by the Rev. Tim Brown. Sunday school is at 10:45. Youth fellowship and Partners in Parenting begin at 6 p.m. The choir director is Sharon Penley. The organist is Barbara Tracy. On Monday, senior high breakfast at Cracker Barrell begins at 6:30 a.m. Beth Moore Bible study begins at 8:30 a.m. Boy Scouts will meet at 7 p.m. On Tuesday, men’s Bible study begins at 7:15 a.m.; Explorers Bible study is at 9:30. Al Anon begins at noon. Deacons meet at 5:15 p.m. On Wednesday, choir interns will meet at 4:45
p.m. Supper begins at 5:15 p.m. in Mansell Hall. Adult Bible study, music/missions for grades 1-6 begin at 6. Choir practice is at 7. Meals on Wheels is at 10:45 a.m. Friday.
Gibson Memorial Activities at Gibson Memorial United Methodist Church, 335 Oak Ridge Road, begin at 10 a.m. with Sunday school. The Dabney Bible Class can be heard at 10 a.m. Sunday on WBBV 101.3. Worship with Communion is at 11. ReThink Evangelism study is at 6 p.m. Greg Hazelrig is pastor. Paul Ballard is worship leader. Bell choir practice begins at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday. On Wednesday, Midday Bible study begins at 12:30 p.m. and choir practice is at 7 p.m. Visit www.gibsonumc.org.
Greater Grove Street Services at Greater Grove Street M.B. Church, 2715 Alcorn Drive, begin at 8:30 a.m. with worship. Fifth Sunday services begin at 10 a.m. The Lord’s Supper is observed each first Sunday. Children’s church and a nursery are provided. Bible school begins at 6 p.m. with Hour of Power Service each Wednesday before the fourth Sunday. A baptismal is each last Wednesday. On Thursday, Bible Class and fellowship begin at 10:30 a.m. Valet parking is available for the handicapped or senior citizens. For transportation, call 601-218-3911. C.J. Williams is minister of music. The Rev. Dr. Casey D. Fisher is pastor.
Greater Mount Zion Services at Greater Mount Zion Baptist Church, 907 Farmer St., begin at 10 a.m. with Sunday school, followed by worship at 11. Communion is each first Sunday. Youth ministry meets at 6:30 p.m. each second and fourth Tuesday. Youth choir rehearses at 6:30 each third Monday before the fourth Sunday. Prayer meeting is at 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday. Bible study is at 7. The inspirational choir rehearses at 7 p.m. each Monday after the first Sunday. GMZ mass choir rehearses at 6:30 each fourth Monday before the first Sunday. The usher board meets at 3 p.m. each second Saturday. The male chorus rehearses at 1 p.m. each first and fourth Saturday. Women’s ministry meets at 6:30 each first and third Tuesday. Recordings of worship services are available from Jesse Trotter. Transportation is available upon request. Contact 601636-0826 or email@example.com. Gregory Butler is pastor.
Greater Oak Grove M.B. Services at Greater Oak Grove M.B. Church, 3802 Patricia St., begin at 8 a.m. with worship, followed by Sunday school at 9:45. Bible class is at 6 p.m. Tuesday. James C. Archer is associate pastor.
Hawkins U.M.C. Sunday activities at Hawkins United Methodist Church, 3736 Halls Ferry Road, begin at 8:45 a.m. with Sunday school, followed by worship at 10. A nursery is available. Evening activities begin at 5 with adult Bible studies and children’s handbells. S.W.I.M. (children’s activities) and snack supper for youth and children begin at 5:30. UMYF begins at 6. On Monday, Cub Scout meets at 6; and Boy Scouts meets at 7. On Tuesday, Neighborhood Kids meets at 4 p.m.; evangelism committee meeting is at 5; and prayer group meets at 6. On Wednesday, handbells begin at 5:45 and chancel choir at 7. Adult Bible study begins at 9 a.m. Thursday.
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Continued from Page B2. International, 2372 Grove St., begin at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday school, followed by worship at 11. On Monday, intercessory prayer begins at 6 p.m. On Tuesday, intercessory prayer begins at 5 p.m.; Bible class and Teen Talk are at 6; and choir rehearsal at 7. Free tutoring is from 5 to 6:15 p.m. Tuesdays. Perfect Peace is broadcast at 6 a.m. Sundays on WAPT16, at 6 p.m. Thursdays and Saturdays on Channel 17 and at 6 a.m. Monday through Friday on WUFX-11. Linda Sweezer is founder and pastor. The website is houseofpeacechurch.com.
Immanuel Baptist Services at Immanuel Baptist Church, 6949 U.S. 61 South, begin at 9:45 a.m. with Sunday school, followed by morning worship and children’s church, led by children’s director Ashley Coomes, at 10:45. Discipleship training and preschool choir begin at 5 p.m., followed by evening worship at 6. On Wednesdays, prayer service, children’s classes for grades K-6 and youth services begin at 7 p.m. The adult choir practice, led by interim music director Dale Yocum, begins at 8. A nursery is available for all worship services. Billy Brumfield is pastor. Jason McGuffie is associate pastor and youth minister.
King David M.B. No. 1 Services at King David M.B. No. 1, 2717 Letitia St., begin at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday school. Communion is at 11 a.m. each second Sunday. Choir rehearsal is at 6 p.m. each first, third and fourth Monday. Bible study is at 6 p.m. Wednesdays. The Usher Board meets at 11 a.m. each second Saturday. Creative Woman’s ministry meets at 9 a.m. each fourth Saturday. The Rev. A.L. Hines is pastor.
King Solomon Baptist Sunday services at King Solomon Baptist Church, 1401 Farmer St., begin at 8:15 a.m. with “The Hour of SoulSaving Power” with the Rev. James Giles, associate minister, delivering the message. The Praise Team will provide the music. Worship with Communion is at 10 with the Rev. Thomas Parker, associate minister. The mass choir will sing. Child care is provided beginning at 9:30 a.m. Sunday school for the youth is at 11. The message can be heard at 11 a.m. on WTRM 100.5 and on WJIW 104.7 and KJIW 94.5 at 7 p.m. CDs of the Sunday message may be obtained by calling 601-6387658 and leaving a message. Sunday night fellowship begins at 5 with the Rev. Jimmy Edwards, pastor of Rosemont M.B. Church of Jackson, guest speaker. Rosemont Choir will provide the music. Bible study is at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday and at noon on Friday. For transportation, call 601831-4387 or 601-630-5342 a day ahead.
Lighthouse Baptist Services at Lighthouse Baptist Church, 1804 Sky Farm Ave., begin at 9:45 a.m. with Sunday school. Mike Sharp will lead the adult class. Women’s intercessory prayer is between Sunday school and 11 a.m. worship, which is led by Dr. E.L. Sharp, pastor. Sunday evening, men’s prayer is at 5:30 and evening worship is at 6 with special music and the pastor’s message. Bible study and prayer service are at 7 p.m. Wednesday. A nursery is provided for all services.
Living Word Baptist Services at Living Word Baptist Church, 2845 Clay St., Suite 13 (in the Emmich Building), begin at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday school and new members orientation. Worship is at 11. Morning Glory worship services are at 8:30
at 6:30 p.m. with Mission Study, men’s Bible study and GAs, followed by Bible study and prayer at 7.
special events TODAY • Bypass Church of Christ — 8:30 a.m., ladies day program; Yvonne Sandridge, speaker; breakfast, lunch and health workshop; 787 U.S. 61 North bypass. • Pleasant Valley M.B. — 6:30 p.m.; Jubilee Festival, 137th church rededication and ministers musical; the Rev. Joe Harris Jr., pastor; 260 Mississippi 27.
SUNDAy • Bovina United Methodist — 11 a.m., homecoming; the Rev. Clare Biedenharn, guest speaker; potluck luncheon; 70 Bovina Drive. • China Grove M.B. — 2 p.m., Women in Red program; Cariola Mayfield, speaker; the Rev. Daryl Moore, pastor; China Grove Road. • Cool Springs — 11:30 a.m., 135th church anniversary; the Rev. Byron Maxwell, pastor; 385 Falk Steel Road. • Gospel Temple M.B. — 3 p.m., women’s ministry conference; 1612 Lane St. • Mount Carmel Ministries — 3 p.m., initial sermon with Minister Shirley Mitchell; 2015 Grove St. • Mount Olive M.B. — 11 a.m., 163rd church anniversary; the Rev. Elijah Brown, pastor; Westside Community, Claiborne County. • Oak Chapel M.B. — Noon, church anniversary; the Rev. Phillip Burks, speaker; dinner; 8140 Freetown Road. • Pleasant Valley M.B. — 3 p.m., Jubilee Festival and 137th church rededication; the Rev. Joe Harris Jr., pastor; 260 Mississippi 27. • St. Alban’s Episcopal — 8:30 and 11 a.m., stewardship of worship instructed Eucharist; 5930 Warriors Trail.
MONDAY • Soul Saving M.B. — 7 p.m., revival; the Revs. Joesph Smith, Booker T. Smith, Andrew Cook, Willie White, and James E. Williams, speakers; the Rev. Jessie Jones, pastor; 522 Locust St.
TUESDAY • Soul Saving M.B. — 7 p.m., revival; the Revs. Joesph Smith, Booker T. Smith, Andrew Cook, Willie White, and James E. Williams, speakers; the Rev. Jessie Jones, pastor; 522 Locust St.
WEDNESDAY • Soul Saving M.B. — 7 p.m., revival; the Revs. Joesph Smith,
a.m. each first and third Sunday. Bible study is at 7 each Wednesday night. W.I.T.N.E.S.S., a women’s ministry, is at 10 a.m. each first and third Saturday. Man II Man, a men’s ministry, is at 8:30 a.m. each second and fourth Sunday. Dr. Stevie C. Duncan is senior pastor. Visit www.thelivingwordbaptistchurch.com or e-mail livingwordbless@ aol.com.
Lutheran Church of the Messiah The Divine Service for the 18th Sunday after Trinity will be celebrated at 9 a.m. at The Lutheran Church of the Messiah (LCMS), 301 Cain Ridge Road. Sunday school for all ages follows at 10:30. Visit www.lutheranchurchofthemessiah.org or call 601-636-1894.
Mercy Seat Baptist Services at Mercy Seat Baptist, 5 Dos Casas Lane, begin at 10 a.m. with Sunday school, led by Grace Brown. Communion begins at 11 a.m. each third and fourth Sunday. Covenant is each third Sunday. Choir practice led by Mattie Lacey begins at 6:30 p.m. each Thursday before the third and fourth Sunday. Musicians are Shirley Coleman-Harris and Charlie Gross. The Rev. Rudy L. Smith is pastor.
Morning Star M.B. Services at Morning Star M.B. Church, 848 Glass Road, begin each Sunday at 9 a.m. Youth worship is at 11 a.m. each first Sunday. Holy Communion is each third Sunday at 11. Bible class is at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. The Rev. James C. Archer is pastor.
Mount Alban M.B. Sunday services at Mount Alban M.B. Church, 2385 Mount Alban Road, begin at 9 a.m. with Sunday school led by Leonard Knight, deacon and superintendent. Worship with Communion is each first Sunday; praise and worship are each second Sunday; youth service is each fifth Sunday; all start at 11. Praise and worship are at 10 a.m. each third Sunday On Wednesday, prayer/ Bible study is at 6:30 p.m. On
Thursday, choir rehearsal begins at 6 p.m. Women of Faith is at 10 a.m. each second Saturday. The Rev. Henry Lee Taylor Jr. is pastor.
Mount Ararat M.B. Services at Mount Ararat M.B. Church, Eagle Lake community, are at 1:30 p.m. each second Sunday. Dr. L.A. Hall Sr. is pastor.
Mount Calvary Baptist Services at Mount Calvary Baptist Church, 1350 East Ave., begin at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday school, directed by Al Evans, superintendent. Worship is at 11 with Mincer Minor, pastor, delivering the message. Communion is each second and third Sunday. Services are at 8 a.m. each fifth Sunday. Children’s ministry for ages 1-7 begins at 9:30 a.m. in the annex each Sunday. Brotherhood meets at 6 p.m. each first Tuesday. Senior choir rehearses at 6 each Thursday. Ushers meet at 6 each Tuesday before the second Sunday. Wednesday’s youth Bible study and intercessory prayer begin at 6 p.m., followed by adult Bible study at 7. Male chorus rehearses at 6 p.m. each Thursday before the fifth Sunday. Junior choir rehearses from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. each Saturday before the first and third Sunday. The trustee board meets at 9 a.m. and deacons at 11 a.m. each Saturday before the second Sunday. For transportation call 601-636-4999.
Mount Carmel M.B. Services at Mount Carmel M.B. Church, 2729 Alma St., begin at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday school led by Keafur Grimes. Worship and Communion are each first Sunday; Sunday school enhancement each second Sunday; worship and testimony service each third Sunday; youth services each fourth and fifth Sunday; all are at 11 a.m. Wednesday’s Bible study/prayer service is at 6:30 p.m. Male choir rehearsal begins at 7 p.m. Friday before the third Sunday. Senior choir rehearsal is at 4 p.m. Saturday before the first Sunday. Youth choir rehearsal is at 1 p.m. each fourth Saturday. Mission Society meets
Booker T. Smith, Andrew Cook, Willie White and James E. Williams, speakers; the Rev. Jessie Jones, pastor; 522 Locust St.
THURSDAY • Soul Saving M.B. — 7 p.m., revival; the Revs. Joesph Smith, Booker T. Smith, Andrew Cook, Willie White and James E. Williams, speakers; the Rev. Jessie Jones, pastor; 522 Locust St.
FRIDAY • Soul Saving M.B. — 7 p.m., revival; the Revs. Joesph Smith, Booker T. Smith, Andrew Cook, Willie White and James E. Williams, speakers; the Rev. Jessie Jones, pastor; 522 Locust St.
OCT. 9 • Greater Mount Zion — 4 p.m., women’s hat and talent contest; sponsored by Ushers Ministry; 907 Farmer St.; 601-4153557. • Hawkins United Methodist — 8 a.m.-2 p.m., bake sale, garage sale and car wash; 11 a.m.-2 p.m., barbecue chicken dinners, $8; dine in or carry-out; 601-636-2242; 3736 Halls Ferry Road.
OCT. 10 • Shady Grove Baptist — 1:15 p.m., Outreach Ministry visiting Shady Lawn Nursing Home; all members welcome to participate. • St. Alban’s Episcopal — 11 a.m., Holy Eucharist and the Blessing of the Animals; outdoor chapel; 5930 Warriors Trail.
OCT. 17 • Soul Saving M.B. — 1:30 p.m. men and women’s day program; Nancy Johnson, speaker; the Rev. Frank Gardner, speaker; 522 Locust St.
OCT. 23 • The Lutheran Church of the Messiah — 4-7 p.m., Germanfest; bratwurst plate, $8; hot dog plate, $4; eat in or carry-out; 601-636-1894; 301 Cain Ridge Road.
OCT. 30 • Mount Carmel Ministries — 6 p.m., Hallelujah Night; 2015 Grove St. • St. Paul in Bovina — 6 p.m., Hallelujah Night; 437 Tiffintown Road.
at 3 p.m. at the church each second Monday and at 2 p.m. each fourth Saturday at Carmel Manor, 910 Bowman St. Dr. Franklin L. Lassiter is pastor.
Mount Carmel Ministries Sunday services at Mount Carmel Ministries, 2015 Grove St., begin at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday school for all ages and new members training. Worship begins at 11 with Communion each first Sunday. Initial sermon with Minister Shirley Mitchell is Sunday at 3 p.m. Musicians rehearse at 5 p.m. Monday. Praise and worship choir rehearses at 5 p.m. Wednesday. Bible study is at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Men’s fellowship is at 7 p.m. Thursdays. Exercise class is at 8 a.m. Saturdays. Harvest Ball is set for Nov. 13 at the Vicksburg City Auditorium. Tickets on sale now for ages 15 and older. For information or transportation, call 601-638-9015 or e-mail mtcarmelministri@ bellsouth.net.
Mount Hebron M.B. Services at Mount Hebron M.B. Church, Bovina, are at 11:30 a.m. each first Sunday and include Communion. Willie J. White is pastor.
Mount Heroden Baptist Services at Mount Heroden Baptist Church, 1117-19 Clay St., begin at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday school, directed by Hilda Y. White, superintendent. Worship is at 11. Communion is each first Sunday at 11. Youth service is at 11 each second Sunday. Prayer meeting/Bible study is at 5 p.m. each Wednesday. Senior choir rehearsal is each first Saturday at 2 p.m. Youth choir rehearses each second Saturday at 12:30 p.m.; activities follow. Dr. Louis A. Hall Sr. is pastor.
Mount Pilgrim Services at Mount Pilgrim, Freetown, begin at 10 a.m. with Sunday school. First Sunday services begin at 11 a.m. and are led by Gracie Daniels, evangelist. Communion is each second Sunday and worship is each fifth Sunday; both begin at 11 a.m. Bible class is at 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday. The Rev. Joseph L. Brown is pastor.
Narrow Way M.B. Services at Narrow Way M.B. Church, 522 Locust St., begin at 11 a.m. each first and third Sunday. Communion is each first Sunday. Bible class begins at 6 p.m. Wednesday. The Rev. James E. Williams is pastor. Call 601-218-8061.
New Mount Elem M.B. Services at New Mount Elem M.B. Church, 3014 Wisconsin Ave., begin at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday school, followed by worship at 11. On Tuesday, intercessory prayer is at 6:30, followed by Bible class at 7. Dr. Leonard Walker is pastor.
New Mount Pilgrim Services at New Mount Pilgrim M.B. Church, 501 N. Poplar St., begin at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday school led by Leroy Gillium, deacon and assistant superintendent. The following begin at 11 — second Sunday services; Covenant after Sunday school each third Sunday; and Communion services each fourth Sunday. Life Changing for Today’s Christian is set for 6:30 p.m. Monday. Minister Jacqueline Griffin, is instructor. Prayer meeting is at 6 p.m. Tuesday, followed by Bible study led by the Rev. Virdell Lewis. Senior choir practice led by Jean Thomas begins at 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday before the second, third and fourth Sunday. The usher board meets at 11 a.m. each first Saturday. Recordings of services are available from Lee Griffin, deacon, or by calling 601-6366386. The Rev. Henry J. Williams is pastor.
Northside Baptist Services at Northside Baptist Church, 4820 N. Washington St., begin at 9:45 a.m. with Sunday school, followed by children’s church and worship at 11. Dr. Frank Lescallette, pastor, will deliver both messages of the day. A nursery is provided for all services. Sunday evening activities begin at 5 with Kid’s time, followed by Youth Explosion and worship at 6. Wednesday activities begin
Oak Chapel M.B. Services at Oak Chapel M.B. Church, 8140 Freetown Road, begin at 10 a.m. with Sunday school, under the direction of Charles Winston, deacon and superintendent. Sunday at noon the church anniversary will be celebrated with the Rev. Phillip Burks, guest speaker. Dinner will be served. Worship is each first, third and fifth Sunday. Holy Communion is each third Sunday. Youth Church is each fifth Sunday. All services begin at 11 a.m. Choir rehearsal begins at 11 a.m. each Saturday before the fifth Sunday and Wednesday at 6 p.m. before the first and third Sunday.
Oakland Baptist Services at Oakland Baptist Church, 2959 Oak Ridge Road, begin at 9:30 a.m. with a devotional led by Ray Wade. Sunday school is at 9:45. Worship and children’s church begin at 10:45. Music is led by Lanny McCann. Special music is by the children’s choir, under the direction of Casey Winningham. Messages of the day will be by Justin Rhodes, pastor. Evening worship is at 6. Ladies Night Out is at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Youths will meet at 6:15 p.m. with Bryson Haden, minister of the youths Wednesday. Awana will meet at 6:30. Prayer service begins at 7. A nursery is provided. Senior Planning of Mississippi will meet with seniors Oct. 9 at 10 a.m., followed by a luncheon in the fellowship hall.
Open Door Bible Services at Open Door Bible Church, 4866 Mount Alban Road, begin at 10:15 a.m. with Sunday school, followed by worship at 11:15. Youth and adult classes are offered and a nursery is provided. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 601-6360313.
Pentecostal Explosion Services at Pentecostal Explosion Ministries, 2130 Washington St., begin with Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., followed by praise and worship at 10:30. Wednesday Bible study is at 6:30 p.m. Corporate prayer/ Bible study is at 7 p.m. each second and fourth Friday. Leonard and Paula Calcote are pastors. Call 601-636-4978.
Pleasant Valley M.B. Services at Pleasant Valley M.B. Church, 260 Mississippi 27, begin at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday school. Worship is at 11 with New Jerusalem M.B. Church of New Orleans, guest church. A nursery for children as old as 4 is provided Sunday morning. The 137th rededication program for the church begins at 3 p.m. On Tuesday, Covenant Nursing Home Ministry begins at 6 p.m. Bible Institute is at 7. The Rev. Joe Harris Jr. is pastor.
Pleasant Valley M.B. Services at Pleasant Valley M.B. Church, 2585 N. Washington St., begin at 10 a.m. with Sunday school led by Silas Bright. Worship with Communion is at 11:30 a.m. each first Sunday. Worship begins at 11:30 each third Sunday. On Tuesday, prayer service begins at 6 p.m., followed by Bible study at 6:30. Choir rehearsal is at 5:30 p.m. each Friday before the first Sunday and at 11:30 a.m. each Saturday before the third Sunday. Ladies auxiliary is at 6:30 p.m. each Friday after the first Sunday. The Rev. E.E. Gibbs is pastor.
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B4 Continued from Page B3. begin at 11 a.m. with a joint service with Magnolia Baptist Church in Magnolia. The Rev. Jim Kultau will deliver the message.
Port Gibson U.M.C. Sunday is the 19th Sunday after Pentecost at Port Gibson United Methodist Church, 901 Church St. Sunday school begins at 10 a.m., followed by worship at 11 with the Rev. David Harrison bringing the message. Professional counseling is offered through Grace Christian Counseling Center, 907 Church St., or by calling 601437-5046.
Porters Chapel U.M.C. Services at Porters Chapel United Methodist Church, 200 Porters Chapel Road, begin at 8:30 a.m. with early worship, followed by the Good News Discussion Group at 9:45. Sunday school is at 10. Traditional worship service is at 11. The Rev. D.R. Ragsdale will deliver the sermon, and Ken Warren will lead music. A nursery is provided for children as old as 5. On Monday, Boy Scouts will meet at 7 p.m. Cursillo will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Sisters by Choice meeting begins at 6 p.m. Thursday. Dominoes will be played at 6:30 p.m. Friday in the fellowship hall. Porters Chapel Day fundraiser has been rescheduled for Oct. 23. E-mail pcumc_ vicksburg.com. Call 601-6362966.
Redbone U.M.C. Services at Redbone United Methodist Church, U.S. 61 South, begin at 10 a.m. with Sunday school, followed by worship with Communion at 11. The message will be “God’s Grace Is For All.” Thomas M. Shreve is pastor.
Redwood U.M.C. Services at Redwood United Methodist Church, 101 Redwood Road, across from Redwood Elementary, begin at 10 a.m. with Sunday school. Worship with Communion is at 11 with the Rev. Barbara Hite bringing the sermon. Brianna and Rachel Neumann will be acolytes. Christopher and Johnny Lee will be ushers. A nursery is provided. Kidz Klub meets at 3 p.m. Wednesday. Adult choir practice is at 6:30. Revelation Bible study begins at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Call 601-2186255.
Refuge Services at Refuge Church, 6202 Indiana Ave., begin at 9:45 a.m. with Word Power for all ages. Praise and worship begins at 10:45 with Ted Crotwell, pastor, bringing the message. Kidz Construction for ages 4-9 begins at 10:45. Wednesday Family Night begins at 7 in the Family Life Center. A nursery is available for children as old as 4. Call 601-638-4439 or visit www.myrefugechurch.com.
Ridgeway Baptist Services at Ridgeway Baptist Church, 4684 Redwood Road, begin at 9:45 a.m. with Sunday school, followed by children’s church and worship at 11. The Rev. Gene Jacks, pastor, will deliver messages of the day. Evening worship is at 6. Prayer group meets at 9 a.m. Wednesdays at the home of Winne Mann. Bible study/prayer meeting begins at 7 p.m. Revival is set for Oct. 17 at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Oct. 18-20 each night at 7 with Danny Long, evangelist.
St. Alban’s Episcopal Services for the 19th Sunday after Pentecost at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, 5930 Warriors Trail, Bovina, begin at 8:30 a.m. with Holy Eucharist, Rite I. Choir practice under the direction of Joan H. Leese, organist and choirmaster, is at 9:45. Holy Eucharist, Rite II, is at 11 with the Rev. Billie Abraham, rector, preaching and cele-
Saturday, October 2, 2010 brating at both services. Both services this week will be instructed Eucharists. Child care is provided at 11 a.m. Coffee and fellowship follow each service. Wednesday Holy Eucharist and Healing service are at 6 p.m. weekly. The Web site is www. st-albans-bovina.org. The phone number is 601-6366687.
St. George Orthodox Services at St. George Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church, 2709 Washington St., include: The 19th Sunday After Pentecost: Great Vespers at 5:30 tonight; Matins and Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Sunday; Divine Liturgy at 10:30 a.m. Sunday; and Teen SOYO at 5 p.m. Sunday. Confessions are heard before and after every service. All services are in English. The Very Rev. John W. Morris is pastor. Visit www.stgeorgevicksburg.org or call 601-636-2483.
St. James M.B. No. 1 Services at St. James M.B. Church No. 1, 400 Adams St., begin at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday school led by Robert Hubbard, superintendent, and Walter Bell, assistant superintendent. Worship is at 11 a.m. each second and fourth Sunday. Communion is each second Sunday. Bible study begins at 6 p.m. each Tuesday. Willie J. White is pastor.
St. Luke Church of God in Christ Services at St. Luke Church of God in Christ, 915 First East St., begin at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday school, followed by worship at 11. Evening worship service begins at 7 with YPWW Bible study. One Hour of Prayer is at 8 a.m. Saturday. On Tuesday, prayer/Bible study is at 7 p.m. A home and foreign missions Bible study is at 7 p.m. Friday, followed by an evangelism service each first and third Friday. Choir rehearsal is at 8 p.m. each second and fourth Friday. Appreciation service for Elder Douglas Anderson, pastor, begins at noon Oct. 10. For transportation, call 601638-0389.
St. Mark Free Will Services at St. Mark Free Will Baptist Church, 2606 Hannah St., begin at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday school. Oscar Denton is superintendent. Worship and fellowship services begin at 11 a.m. each second Sunday. Communion is at 11 a.m. each fourth Sunday with music by the senior choir. Rosman Daniels is the musician. Family and Friends Day is set for the fourth Sunday. Elder Jeffrey D. MaGee is pastor.
St. Mary’s Catholic St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 1512 Main St., will celebrate the 27th Sunday in ordinary time at 9 a.m. Daily Mass is at 6:30 a.m. Monday through Saturday in the parish chapel. Devotion to the Blessed Mother is at 7 p.m. each Monday in the chapel. Choir rehearsal is at 6 p.m. each Wednesday. The Rosary is recited at 8:30 a.m. each Sunday before Mass. The Sacrament of Penance is at 8:45 a.m. each Sunday, or by appointment. Youth Mass is each fourth Sunday. The Rev. Malcolm O’Leary, SVD, is pastor. Call 601-636-0115.
St. Mary’s Episcopal St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 900 First North St., will observe the 19th Sunday after Pentecost at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Denny Allman will bring the message and serve at the Eucharist using Rite II from the Book of Common Prayer. Coffee and snacks are available before and after the service.
St. Michael Catholic St. Michael Catholic Church, 100 St. Michael Place, will celebrate the 27th
Sunday of Ordinary Time. Mass will be at 5:30 tonight and at 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday. The Sacrament of Penance is from 4:30 to 5 p.m. Saturdays. Daily Mass is celebrated at 8:30 a.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. At 2 p.m. each Sunday is a Eucharist service in Spanish. Anyone interested in learning more about the Catholic faith call 601-636-3445 for information about the RCIA program.
St. Paul Catholic St. Paul Catholic Church, 713 Crawford St., will celebrate the 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time. The Sacrament of Reconciliation and Rosary are at 5 p.m. Saturdays. Vigil Mass is at 5:30 tonight, and Sunday mass is at 10:30 a.m. Daily Mass is at 7 a.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. R.C.I.A. program continues at 7 p.m. Wednesday, for adults interested in learning more about the Catholic faith. Call 601-636-0140.
Shady Grove Baptist Services at Shady Grove Baptist Church, 61 Shady Grove Circle, begin at 10 a.m. with Sunday school. Worship is at 11 each first and fourth Sunday. Bible class begins at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Adult choir practice begins at 11 a.m. each Saturday before the first and fourth Sunday. Youth choir rehearsal begins at noon each Saturday before the first Sunday. Richard Johnson is pastor.
Shiloh Baptist Services at Shiloh Baptist Church, 926 Meadow St., begin at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday school. George Kennedy Sr. is superintendent. Communion service is each third Sunday. Covenant is each second Sunday. Bible study begins at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Dr. Willie Jones, pastor, is the instructor. Choir rehearsal is at 6 p.m. each Tuesday after the second Sunday.
Shiloh Primitive Services at Shiloh Primitive Baptist Church, Warriors Trail, begin at 10:30 a.m. with singing, prayers and a sermon. Dinner will follow at noon. Elder Charles Holden is pastor.
Southside Baptist Services at Southside Baptist Church, 95 Baptist Drive, begin at 9:45 a.m. with Sunday school, followed by worship at 11 with Greg Clemts, pastor, speaking. Andrew Clemts, interim song director, and Jim Bowman, instrumentalist, will lead the music. Adult choir practice is at 4 p.m. and Bible study at 5, followed by worship at 6. Midweek prayer services are at 10 a.m. each Wednesday, and Bible study/prayer service is at 7 p.m. Call 601-631-0047, or visit www.southsidebcvicksburg. com.
Spring Hill M.B. Services at Spring Hill M.B. Church, 815 Mission 66, begin at 9 a.m. each second and fourth Sunday. Youth ministry services begin at 9 a.m. each fifth Sunday. The Lord’s Supper is observed each second Sunday. Children’s church is provided for ages 2-15. Midweek Bible study begins at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Javelin Clark is music minister. The Rev. Reginald Anderson is pastor.
Standfield New Life Services at Standfield New Life Christian Church, 1404 Lane St., begin at 10 a.m. with worship. Maximized Manhood begins at 5 p.m. each first and third Sunday. New membership orientation begins at 2 p.m. each second and fourth Sunday. Bible study is at 6 p.m. each Wednesday. Angel Food orders are taken monthly; call 601-638-
Temple of Christ Services at Temple of Christ, 1922 Pearl St., begin at 10 a.m. with Sunday school each Sunday and are led by Doretha Neal, pastor. Worship is at 11 with Delphine Taylor, the spoken-word pastor, leading. Communion is each second and third Sunday. Baptism, healing services and ministry classes are available. On Tuesday, intercessory prayer begins at noon. Prayer lines are open at 1 p.m.; call 601-638-7913. On Thursday, intercessory prayer begins at 5 p.m., followed by Bible study at 6. On Saturday, dance and choir rehearsal begins at 10 a.m. Outreach to nursing homes are each third Saturday at 10 a.m.
Travelers Rest Baptist Services at Travelers Rest Baptist Church, 718 Bowmar Ave., begin at 9 a.m. with Sunday school, followed by worship at 10:30. Baptism is at 10 a.m. each first Sunday. A nursery is available, as is children’s church. Music is by Perfect Praise/Inspirational choir. The deacons ministry meets at 7:30 p.m. each second Monday. The missionary ministry meets at 10 a.m. each first and third Saturday. The ushers and wellness ministries meet after services each third Sunday. Men of Purpose rehearses at 6:30 p.m. each first and third Monday. Youth tutorial meets at 7 each Tuesday night. Boy Scouts meets at 6:30 p.m. each second and fourth Tuesday. Bible study/prayer is at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Midweek Bible study/prayer begins at 10 a.m. Wednesday. Perfect Praise choir rehearsal is at 6 p.m. each fourth Wednesday. Inspirational choir rehearsal is at 6:30 p.m. each second Wednesday.United Voices of Worship rehearsal is at 7 p.m. each Wednesday. Call 601-636-3712 on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. Thomas E. Bernard is pastor.
Trinity Baptist Services at Trinity Baptist Church, 3365 Porters Chapel Road, begin at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday school, followed by worship at 10:45. Evening services begin at 6. On Wednesday, The Gathering begins at 3 p.m. The Gathering and age-graded studies begin at 6, and choir rehearsal is at 6:45. The Rev. Ron Burch is pastor. Tim Goodson is minister of music and youths.
Triumph Services at Triumph Church, 136 Honeysuckle Lane, begin with pre-service prayer at 8:15 and 10:15 a.m. Worship is at 8:30 and 10:30 with Mike Fields, pastor, bringing the message. Kingdom Kids Church and a teen class are available. Celebrate Recovery begins at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University is from 6 until 8 p.m. Wednesday. Both are at the Koinonia House. Corporate prayer is at 6 a.m. Tuesday and 6 p.m. Saturday. Wednesday services begin at 6 p.m. and include Elevate Your Life classes, 24/7 youth ministries and Kingdom Kids church. A nursery is available for children as old as 3. Men’s fraternity meets from 8 to 9:30 a.m. each first Saturday.
Triumphant Baptist Services at Triumphant Baptist Church, 124 Pittman Road, begin at 8:30 a.m. with New Sunday Connection/ New Members Transition Classes at the Kings Empowerment Center. Partners in Prayer begins at 9:30 a.m. in the sanctuary, followed by worship at 10. Women’s ministry is at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the administration building. Activities at the Kings
The Vicksburg Post Empowerment Center include aerobics at 6 p.m. Monday and Thursday and Bible study at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Mass choir rehearsal is at 7 p.m. Thursday at the church. Elders’ Bible study is at noon Friday in the administration building. Usher/Helps Ministry is at 4 p.m. each fourth Saturday at the administration building. For transportation, call 601-218-1319, 601-638-8135 or 601-638-8108. The Rev. Dexter Jones is pastor. The website is www.triumphmbchurch. com.
WC Ministers Alliance Warren County Ministers Alliance meets at 9:30 a.m. each Saturday at the E.D. Straughter Building on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. The aim is to benefit ministers and discuss Sunday school lessons. Ministers and community members are invited. Robert L. Miller is moderator.
Warrenton Independent Services at Warrenton Independent Baptist Church, 829 Belva Drive, begin at 10 a.m. with Sunday school. Worship is at 11 with Marvin E. Curtis Jr., pastor, preaching. Junior church is during worship and is led by Scott Audirsch, associate youth pastor. The youth choir will meet at 5 p.m. Worship is at 6, followed by a fingerfood fellowship for Curtis’ fourth anniversary. Wednesday prayer meeting begins at 7 p.m. Prayer time will follow.
Wayside Baptist Services at Wayside Baptist Church, 6151 Jeff Davis Road, begin with Sunday school at 9:45 a.m., followed by worship at 11 with Jason Wooley, pastor, leading. Evening worship begins at 6. Wednesday prayer meeting/Bible study begins at 7 p.m. A nursery is provided Sunday mornings. Old-time country gospel singing begins at 2 p.m. Oct. 10. Bring instrument to join in.
Westminster Services at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3601 Halls Ferry Road, begin at 9:45 a.m. with Sunday school. Worship is at 11 with Scott Reiber, pastor, preaching. Elder Terry Warren will assist. Youth is at 4:30 and Kid’s Klub is at 5. Evening worship begins at 6 with Reiber preaching. Charlie Lutz will assist. Mary Claire Allison is choir director. Dr. Gwen Reiber is organist. A nursery is provided. Hannah Circle will meet at 7 p.m. Monday. On Wednesday, bells begins at 5:15, choir practice is at 6, and prayer/ Bible study begins at 7:15. On Thursday, Wellspring begins at 7 p.m. WIC Fall Retreat Luncheon is from 12:30 until 2:30 p.m. in the parlor.
Wilderness Baptist Services at Wilderness Baptist Church, 5415 Gibson Road, begin at 9:45 a.m. with Sunday school. Worship is at 11 with Bob Conrad, pastor, delivering the message. Evening Bible study begins at 6. On Wednesday, old-time prayer begins at 6:30 p.m., followed by monthly business meeting. A nursery is provided.
Woodlawn Baptist Services at Woodlawn Baptist Church, 2310 Culkin Road, begin at 9:40 a.m. with Sunday school, followed by worship at 11. The Rev. Kent Campbell is pastor. The Rev. Mike Barber is minister of music. Devin Rost is minister of students. A nursery is provided for children as old as 3. Children’s church is available for 4 years through second grade, following Sunday school. Morning services are at 11 on WBBV-101.3-FM or www. woodlawnbc.com. Evening activities begin at 4:45 with Awana. Youth Bible study and worship service begin at
6. On Wednesday, early service begins at 10 a.m. Family activities begin with supper at 5 p.m. Children’s missions and music are at 5:40. Youth Underground Connections meet at 5:30. Worship is at 6. The sanctuary choir will practice at 7. Call 601-6365320.
Word of Faith Sunday services at Word of Faith Christian Center, 3525 Wisconsin Ave., begin at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday school, followed by worship at 10:30. Corporate prayer is at 10:15 a.m. Sunday and 6:45 p.m. Wednesday. Midweek services and Glorify God youth ministry are at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Children’s church and a nursery are provided. The Rev. Reginald L. Walker is pastor. Bishop Kevin E. Wright is founder. Call 601-638-2500 or visit www.wofcc-vicksburg.com.
Worship Christian Center Services at Worship Christian Center, 3735 Fisher Ferry Road, begin at 9:30 a.m. with Sunday school, followed by worship at 11. Fifth Sunday worship begins at 8 a.m. PAUL after school tutorial is Tuesdays from 5 until 7:30 p.m. On Wednesday, Money Matters class begins at 6 p.m. Bible study begins at 6:30. Praise Team practice begins at 8 a.m. each Saturday.
Zion Traveler M.B. Services at Zion Traveler M.B. Church, 1701 Poplar St., begin with Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., under the direction of Virginia Houston, minister and superintendent. Elbert Cox Jr., minister and assistant superintendent. The following activities begin at 11 a.m. — Communion each first Sunday; worship each second and fourth Sunday; women’s ministry each third Sunday; youth ministry each fifth Sunday. Choir practice is held on Monday after the second and fourth Sunday and Thursday after the first and third Sunday at 6 p.m. On Tuesday, intercessory prayer is at 6 p.m. Prayer meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday followed by Bible study at 6. Sunday school lesson planning meeting is each Saturday at 3:30 p.m. Alfred E. Lassiter Jr. is pastor.
Music Continued from Page B1. some songs are from prisoners who had never before written music but felt the urge to create something beautiful among their horrific surroundings. Lotoro has slowly been recording all the music on a set of 24 albums whenever he can cobble together the money and the musicians. Ultimately, he hopes to record all the 4,000 pieces he’s found so far and estimates there are likely only another 1,500 in existence — which he says pales in comparison to the music lost during the war. Lotoro began collecting the music in 1991 during a trip to Prague Alfred Schneider, a Holocaust survivor at Tuesday’s concert, said it’s “moving” that Lotoro would spend decades collecting these songs to be preserved. “I find it electrifying,” said Schneider, 83, a retired Georgia Tech professor who was spared from the German death camps by the mayor of his Austrian hometown, Czernowitz, which is now part of Ukraine. Lotoro’s ultimate goal has been to present the music the way the composers originally intended, which can be an odd combination of sounds. Many of the writers had few instruments available to them, so some music is written for a guitar, two flutes and a clarinet or a trombone, an alto sax and a clarinet.
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Tallulah Academy running back rushed for 190 yards and four touchdowns in a 34-32 win over Wilkinson County Christian Academy on Friday.
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MADISON (AP) — Brendon de Jonge used a fast early start to shoot his second straight 66 on Friday, then sat back and waited to see whether anyone could catch him. Bill Haas answered the challenge with another 66, joining de Jonge at 12 under after two rounds. Neither leader had a bogey during their second round at Annandale Golf Club. De Jonge, who made his 30th start this year at the Viking Classic, never held a second-round lead before, although he has finished in the Top 10 six times this year. “You never want to say it’s an easy round,” he said. “I felt like it could have been a couple better, but I’ll take 66 any time.” De Jonge, 36th on the PGA money list, is still looking for his first victory. “I’ve been there late on Sunday several times this year,” he said. “Obviously, I haven’t been able to close the deal, but I’ve definitely had some very good opportunities this year.” Haas, who shot back-toback bogey-free rounds, credited his putting for keeping him from bogeying.
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Flawless victory for Eagles Marshall scores three TDs in romp of Russell Christian By Steve Wilson firstname.lastname@example.org Porters Chapel didn’t even let the fans at Eagle Stadium get the seats warm before the scoreboard lit up. Chris Marshall took back the opening kickoff 71 yards for one touchdown and two plays later, took an interception return 25 yards to the house to ignite a 62-0 rout of Russell Christian. He also scored the final PCA touchdown on an 83-yard punt return. The win sets up a winnertake-all game in the regular season finale at Newton Academy for District 5-A’s final playoff spot. “A district win is a district win,” PCA coach John Weaver said. “We knew this one was important. This sets us up in a showdown at the end of the season. We saw a lot of bright spots tonight. A lot of young guys got playing time tonight. A good win.” The Eagles didn’t let off the gas after Marshall’s two scores. Matthew Warren recovered a muffed shotgun snap ant the Russell 18 and three plays later, Peter Harris rumbled into the end zone for the third score of the quarter. Jake Boyd capped the first-quarter onslaught with a 1-yard scoring run to put the Eagles up 27-0. In the second quarter, Chris Williams scored the first of two rushing TDs for him on the night and Jonah Masterson led the Eagles on their longest drive, a 12-play, 80-yard masterpiece capped by a 5-yard toss to Boyd to close out the first-half scoring.
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Porters Chapel running back Chris Williams steps into the end zone with ease during Friday’s game against Russell Christian at Eagles Field. PCA 62, Russell Christian 0
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In the second half, it was more of the same. Boyd had a 48-yard scoring run and Williams scored on a 28-yard
scamper before Marshall closed the scoring. Masterson completed 11-of13 passes for 160 yards and
one touchdown and wasn’t sacked for a second consecutive week. Boyd had four carries for 78 yards and two scores. “That’s our goal,” PCA lineman Caze Brewer said of not allowing a sack. “Jonah has got to stay clean since quarterbacks are pretty boys.”
Dexter rolls over Flashes
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rall said of his Bulldogs, who moved to 4-3 overall. “I think our speed pushed us over the edge. You have to give credit to them (St. Al) for staying with the run. They ran it hard.” The Flashes (2-4, 0-2 3-1A) rushed for 217 yards, most
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By Jeff Byrd firstname.lastname@example.org B.J. Smithhart felt the best chance for his St. Aloysius Flashes to hang with the speed of the Dexter Bulldogs was to go two tight ends and run the ball out of the powerI set. The plan worked well in the first and fourth quarters but Dexter’s balanced offense proved too much in a 28-7 victory that spoiled St. Al’s homecoming Friday at Balzli Field. The visiting Bulldogs got 147 yards passing and two touchdowns from quarterback Tyler Hart to overcome St. Al’s smashmouth attack. “They are just so fast that we wanted to go two tights and go right at them,” Smithhart said. “We had some bad things happen to us in the first half. We had a couple of turnovers, some penalties. We played hard to the end and I liked how we got after
Cougars clobber Gators
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St. Aloysius running back John Austin Jones is tackled by Dexter’s Dante Butler during Friday’s game at Balzli Field. Dexter 28, St. Aloysius 7 Records: St. Al (2-4, 0-2), Dexter (4-3, 3-0) The Skinny: St. Al’s power-I attack can’t overcome Dexter’s balanced offense in homecoming loss Up next: St. Al visits Salem it.” Dexter coach Randy Sumrall was glad to get out of Vicksburg with a win
and see his team remain unbeaten at 3-0 in Region 3-1A play. “We kept it moving,” Sum-
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BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AUTO RACING 10 a.m. Speed - American Le Mans Series, The Petit Le Mans 2:30 p.m. ESPN2 - NASCAR, Nationwide Series, Kansas Lottery 300 5 p.m. Versus - IRL, Cafes do Brasil Indy 300 5:30 p.m. ESPN2 - NASCAR, Sprint Cup, “Happy Hour Series,” final practice for Price Chopper 400 (tape) GOLF 7 a.m. NBC - Ryder Cup (tape) 1 p.m. TGC - Champions Tour, Ensure Classic 3 p.m. TGC - Nationwide Tour, Soboba Classic 7 p.m. TGC - PGA Tour, Viking Classic (tape) HORSE RACING 5:30 p.m. ESPN CLASSIC - NTRA, Lady’s Secret Stakes, Norfolk Stakes, and Yellow Ribbon Stakes MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 3 p.m. Fox - Philadelphia at Atlanta 6 p.m. WGN - Chicago Cubs at Houston MOTORSPORTS 1 a.m. Speed - MotoGP World Championship RODEO 8 p.m. Versus - PBR, Mohegan Sun Invitational (tape) SOCCER 8:55 a.m. ESPN2 - Premier League, Manchester United at Sunderland WOMEN’S COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL 3:30 p.m. FSN - Texas at Nebraska
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Golf Wardrobe malfunction: US Ryder Cup golfers soaked NEWPORT, Wales — Call it Water(proof)gate. The dozen golfers on the U.S. Ryder Cup team got a soggy surprise on the opening day of competition when the rain gear they brought from the States didn’t work any better than it looked. Caught in a morning downpour at the Celtic Manor course that forced a seven-hour, 18-minute delay Friday, the players huddled in the clubhouse to dry off while PGA of America officials scrambled for a solution. Eventually, those officials tramped over to the merchandise tent and bought 20 new suits with Ryder Cup logos on them — tan for the players and red for the caddies, all of them indistinguishable from the gear any fan could buy. U.S. captain Corey Pavin was already on the defensive for a gaffe during Thursday’s opening ceremonies when he forgot to mention Stewart Cink during player introductions. A day later, he found himself in the embarrassing position of explaining his choice of outerwear that had several of his players and their caddies grousing. The U.S. team walked off the course when play was suspended down 3-1 in the four better-ball matches on the course. By the time play resumed in late afternoon, then was suspended a second time due to darkness, the Americans had surged to a 2-1 lead, with the fourth match tied.
NFL NFL fines Oher, Zbikowksi each $5,000 OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Baltimore Ravens offensive tackle Michael Oher and safety Tom Zbikowski have each been fined $5,000 by the NFL for their actions in Sunday’s game against Cleveland. The NFL announced the fines Friday. Oher’s fine stems from punching Browns defensive end Robaire Smith.
BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Oct. 2 1970 — Fourteen members of the Wichita State football team are killed in a plane crash in the Rocky Mountains. 1994 — Don Shula’s Miami Dolphins beat son Dave’s Cincinnati Bengals 23-7 in the first meeting between father and son coaches in professional sports. 2001 — Albert Pujols of St. Louis goes 3-for-4 to set an NL rookie record with 353 total bases in a 5-1 victory over Milwaukee. 2001 — Sammy Sosa becomes the first player in major league history with three 60-homer seasons, but the Reds hold on for a 5-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs. Sosa’s solo shot comes in the first inning.
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SCOREBOARD major league baseball American League East Division
W z-New York....................94 z-Tampa Bay.................94 Boston...........................87 Toronto..........................84 Baltimore.......................65
L 65 66 72 76 95
W x-Minnesota...................93 Chicago.........................86 Detroit............................80 Cleveland.......................69 Kansas City...................67
L 67 74 80 91 93
Pct GB .591 — .588 1/2 .547 7 .525 10 1/2 .406 29 1/2 Pct .581 .538 .500 .431 .419
GB — 7 13 24 26
W L Pct GB x-Texas..........................89 71 .556 — Los Angeles..................79 81 .494 10 Oakland.........................78 81 .491 10 1/2 Seattle...........................61 98 .384 27 1/2 z-clinched playoff berth x-clinched division Friday’s Games Baltimore 10, Detroit 6, 1st game N.Y. Yankees at Boston, ppd., rain Baltimore 2, Detroit 1, 2nd game L.A. Angels 5, Texas 4, 11 innings Cleveland 7, Chicago White Sox 3 Kansas City 7, Tampa Bay 0 Toronto 6, Minnesota 3 Oakland at Seattle, (n) Today’s Games Toronto (Marcum 13-8) at Minnesota (Duensing 10-3), 12:10 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (Pettitte 11-3) at Boston (Wakefield 4-10), 3:10 p.m., 1st game Cleveland (C.Carrasco 2-1) at Chicago White Sox (Buehrle 12-13), 6:05 p.m. Detroit (Galarraga 4-8) at Baltimore (Matusz 9-12), 6:05 p.m. Tampa Bay (Sonnanstine 3-1) at Kansas City (Davies 8-11), 6:10 p.m. L.A. Angels (E.Santana 17-9) at Texas (C.Wilson 14-8), 7:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (A.J.Burnett 10-15) at Boston (Matsuzaka 9-6), 8:05 p.m., 2nd game Oakland (Bre.Anderson 6-6) at Seattle (Pauley 4-8), 9:10 p.m. Sunday’s Games Detroit at Baltimore, 12:35 p.m. N.Y. Yankees at Boston, 12:35 p.m. Cleveland at Chicago White Sox, 2:05 p.m. Tampa Bay at Kansas City, 2:10 p.m. Toronto at Minnesota, 2:10 p.m. L.A. Angels at Texas, 2:05 p.m. Oakland at Seattle, 3:10 p.m.
National League East Division
W x-Philadelphia................96 Atlanta...........................90 Florida............................78 New York.......................78 Washington....................68
L 64 70 82 82 92
W x-Cincinnati....................89 St. Louis........................84 Milwaukee......................77 Houston.........................75 Chicago.........................74 Pittsburgh......................57
L 71 76 83 85 86 103
W San Francisco...............91 San Diego.....................88 Colorado........................83 Los Angeles..................78 Arizona..........................64 x-clinched division
L 68 71 77 81 95
Pct .600 .563 .488 .488 .425
GB — 6 18 18 28
Pct .556 .525 .481 .469 .463 .356
GB — 5 12 14 15 32
Pct .572 .553 .519 .491 .403
GB — 3 8 1/2 13 27
Friday’s Games Milwaukee 4, Cincinnati 3, 11 innings Pittsburgh 5, Florida 1 N.Y. Mets 2, Washington 1, 10 innings Philadelphia 11, Atlanta 5 Chicago Cubs 2, Houston 0 St. Louis 3, Colorado 0 Arizona at L.A. Dodgers, (n) San Diego at San Francisco, (n) Today’s Games Colorado (Jimenez 19-8) at St. Louis (Lohse 4-8), 12:10 p.m. Milwaukee (Capuano 4-4) at Cincinnati (H.Bailey 4-3), 12:10 p.m. Washington (Maya 0-3) at N.Y. Mets (Valdes 3-3), 12:10 p.m. Philadelphia (Worley 1-1) at Atlanta (Hanson 10-11), 3:10 p.m. San Diego (Stauffer 5-5) at San Francisco (Zito 9-13), 3:10 p.m. Chicago Cubs (Zambrano 10-6) at Houston (Happ 6-3), 6:05 p.m. Pittsburgh (Morton 2-11) at Florida (Sanabia 5-3), 6:10 p.m. Arizona (J.Saunders 3-6) at L.A. Dodgers (Billingsley 11-11), 9:10 p.m. Sunday’s Games Milwaukee at Cincinnati, 12:10 p.m. Pittsburgh at Florida, 12:10 p.m. Washington at N.Y. Mets, 12:10 p.m. Philadelphia at Atlanta, 12:35 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Houston, 2:05 p.m. Colorado at St. Louis, 2:15 p.m. San Diego at San Francisco, 3:05 p.m. Arizona at L.A. Dodgers, 3:10 p.m.
PREP FOOTBALL NW RANKIN 76, VICKSBURG 42
Vicksburg 0 21 14 7 — 42 NW Rankin 21 21 7 27 — 76 First Quarter NWR-Kurterrius Taylor 5 run (Mac Flynt kick). NWR-Will Freeman 38 fumble return (Flynt kick). NWR-Terrence Brown 22 run (Flynt kick). Second Quarter VHS-Kawayne Gaston 1 run (Travis Haas kick). NWR-James Johnson 5 run (Flynt kick). NWR-Johnson 5 pass from Reid Humphreys (Flynt kick). VHS-Eric Funches 4 run (Haas kick). NWR-Taylor 6 run (Flynt kick). VHS-Gaston 1 run (Haas kick). Third Quarter VHS-Gaston 2 run (Haas kick). NWR-Taylor 24 run (Flynt kick). VHS-Milan Nasif 4 pass from Cameron Cooksey (Haas kick). Fourth Quarter NWR-Aaron Wallace 31 pass from Humphreys (kick blocked). VHS-Namonta Gaines 10 pass from Cooksey (Haas kick). NWR-Taylor 9 run (Flynt kick). NWR-Terrell Hodges 42 interception return (Joe Green kick). NWR-Bo Thomasson 9 run (Green kick).
PORTERS CHAPEL 62, RUSSELL 0
DEXTER 28, ST. ALOYSIUS 7
Dexter St. Aloysius
28 13 14 7 — 62 0 0 0 0 — 0 First Quarter PCA-Chris Marshall 71 kickoff return (DeWayne Russell kick). PCA-Marshall 25 interception return (Russell kick). PCA- Peter Harris 3 run (Russell kick). PCA- Jacob Boyd 1 run (Russell kick). Second Quarter PCA-Chris Williams 4 run (kick failed). Third Quarter PCA-Boyd 48 run (Russell kick). PCA- Williams 28 run (Russell kick). Fourth Quarter PCA - Marshall 83 punt return (Russell kick).
7 13 8 0 — 28 0 0 0 7 — 7 First Quarter D-Rasheen Robinson 5 run (Chris Cooley kick). Second Quarter D-Cooley 28 pass from Tyler Hart (Cooley kick). D-Dante Butler 20 pass from Hart (kick failed). Third Quarter D-Hart 11 run (Cooley pass from Hart). Fourth Quarter SA-Mac Jones 1 run (Blake Hudson kick).
GREENVILLE-WESTON 8, WC 3
Warren Central 3 0 0 0 — 3 Greenville-Weston 0 0 0 8 — 8 First Quarter WC-Will Stegall 32 FG Fourth Quarter GW-William Moody 22 run (Moody pass).
WESSON 45, HINDS AHS 22
Hinds AHS Wesson
8 0 0 14 — 22 6 20 19 0 — 45 First Quarter H-Reginald Warnsley 11 pass from Aaron Terrell (Warnsley run). Fourth quarter H-DeAndre Selmon 1 run (Selmon run). H-Selmon 45 run (run failed).
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CENTRAL HINDS 40, BENTON 11
Central Hinds Benton
15 17 8 0 — 40 3 0 8 0 — 11 First Quarter CH-Hunter Farrior 20 run (Pate Demuth kick). CH-Hunter Farrior 9 run (Farrior run). B-27 FG Second Quarter CH-Lee Douglas 38 pass from Farrior (Demuth kick). CH-Lee Douglas 20 run (Demuth kick). CH-Demuth 39 FG Third Quarter CH-Dallas Townsend 2 run (Bo Lowrey run). B-Joe White 53 pass from Ryan Smith (Smith pass).
BRIARFIELD 50, REBUL 28
14 12 0 24 — 50 6 8 8 6 — 28 First Quarter B-Faud Ahmed 30 run (pass failed). B-Matt Dennis 48 run (Ahmed pass from Neil Brown R-14 run Second quarter B-Ahmed 14 run (run failed). R-44 run B-Ahmed 52 run (run failed). Third Quarter R-3 run (run). R- 14 pass Fourth Quarter B-Ahmed 66 run (Ahmed run). B-Ahmed 30 run (Ahmed run). B- Ahmed 10 run (Brown run).
Friday’s Mississippi Scores Aberdeen 38, Winona 14 Belmont 39, Kossuth 0 Booneville 47, Alcorn Central 0 Briarfield, La. 50, Rebul Aca. 28 Calhoun City 34, Baldwyn 7 Central Academy 60, Delta Aca. 28 Central Hinds Aca. 40, Benton Aca. 11 Coahoma Co. 60, Strayhorn 0 Corinth 14, Ripley 7 Dexter 28, St. Aloysius 7 Durant 23, Shaw 6 East Marion 13, North Forrest 6 East Webster 27, Eupora 0 Edinburg 27, Nanih Waiya 19 Falkner 47, Biggersville 14 Forest 45, Carthage 0 George County 37, Biloxi 14 Greenville-Weston 8, Warren Central 3 Gulfport 50, Harrison Central 7 Hernando 56, Saltillo 36 Immanuel 14, Houlka 13 Independence 27, Holly Springs 19 Indianola Aca. 35, Kirk Aca. 24 Jackson Aca. 34, Clarksdale Lee Aca. 7 Jackson Prep 21, East Rankin Aca. 0 Lafayette 49, North Panola 0 Lamar School 56, Oak Hill Aca. 21 Long Beach 26, D’Iberville 14 Lumberton 39, Richton 0 Mantachie 22, Hatley 21 Middleton, Tenn. 34, New Site 12 Mize 24, McLaurin 7 New Albany 31, Pontotoc 10 Newton County 35, Richland 0 Northeast Lauderdale 23, Quitman 22 Northwest Rankin 76, Vicksburg 42 Noxapater 28, South Leake 8 Noxubee County 21, Kosciusko 0 Oak Forest, La. 21, Parklane Aca. 17 Okolona 47, H. W. Byers 8 Pascagoula 31, Hancock 28 Petal 28, Ocean Springs 7 Philadelphia 37, Clarkdale 7 Picayune 35, Forest Hill 22 Porters Chapel 62, Russell Christian 0 Pillow Aca. 21, Madison-Ridgeland Aca. 10 Puckett 60, Enterprise Lincoln 14 Simpson Aca. 14, Leake Aca. 13 South Panola 42, Olive Branch 7 South Pontotoc 28, Mooreville 24 Southaven 35, Columbus 14 St. Stanislaus 34, Greene County 33 Starkville 47, Tupelo 14 Stone County 13, Pearl River Central 6 Sylva-Bay Aca. 55, Ben’s Ford, La. 0 Trinity Episcopal 42, River Oaks, La. 21 Tunica Academy 56, Hillcrest Christian 32 Vancleave 20, Moss Point 18 Vardaman 26, Smithville 14 Velma Jackson 28, Raleigh 22 Walnut 21, Bruce 7 Water Valley 23, Nettleton 20 Wayne County 27, Brookhaven 20 West Harrison County 27, St. Martin 0 West Jones 24, McComb 0 West Point 24, New Hope 14 Winston Aca. 51, Manchester Aca. 21
Friday’s Louisiana Scores Albany 46, St. Helena Central 6 Assumption 66, Ellender 20 Bastrop 44, West St. Mary 0 Baton Rouge Episcopal 7, University 6 Block 33, Mangham 14 Bogalusa 40, Pearl River 16 Bowling Green 18, Central Private 16 Briarfield 50, Rebul Aca., Miss. 28 Brother Martin 27, Helen Cox 7 Cedar Creek 34, Avoyelles 30
11 a.m. ESPN - Northwest at Minnesota 11 a.m. ESPN2 - Miami at Clemson 11 a.m. ESPNU - Louisiana-Monroe at Auburn 11 a.m. FSN - Alcorn State at Mississippi State 11 a.m. Big Ten Network - Ohio State at Illinois 11 a.m. CBS College Sports - Temple at Army 1:30 p.m. Versus - Navy at Air Force 2:30 p.m. ABC - Texas vs. Oklahoma 2:30 p.m. CBS - Tennessee at LSU 2:30 p.m. ESPN - Wisconsin at Michigan State 2:30 p.m. ESPNU - Michigan at Indiana 2:30 p.m. CBS College Sports - Cornell at Bucknell 6 p.m. ESPNU - Georgia Tech at Wake Forest 6 p.m. FSN - Georgia at Colorado 7 p.m. CBS - Florida at Alabama 7 p.m. ABC - Stanford at Oregon 7 p.m. ESPN - Penn State at Iowa 7 p.m. ESPN2 - Washington at USC 7 p.m. CBS College Sports - Marshall at Southern Miss
Sunday Noon CBS - Baltimore at Pittsburgh Noon Fox - Carolina at New Orleans 3:15 p.m. Fox - Washington at Philadelphia 7:20 p.m. NBC - Chicago at New York Giants Monday 7:30 p.m. ESPN - New England at Miami
college football Top 25 Schedule
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Today 1 Alabama vs. No. 7 Florida, 7 p.m. 2 Ohio St. at Illinois, 11 a.m. 3 Boise St. at New Mexico St., 7 p.m. 4 Oregon vs. No. 9 Stanford, 10:15 p.m. 5 TCU at Colorado St., 1 p.m. 8 Oklahoma vs. No. 21 Texas, 2:30 p.m. 10 Auburn vs. Louisiana-Monroe, 11 a.m. 11 Wisconsin at No. 24 Mich. St., 2:30 p.m. 12 LSU vs. Tennessee, 2:30 p.m. 16 Miami at Clemson, 11 a.m. 17 Iowa vs. No. 22 Penn St., 7 p.m. 18 Southern Cal vs. Washington, 7 p.m. 19 Michigan at Indiana, 2:30 p.m. 23 North Carolina St. vs. Va. Tech, 2:30 p.m. 25 Nevada at UNLV, 9 p.m.
Today Alcorn St. at Mississippi St., 11 a.m. Kentucky at Ole Miss, 11:20 a.m. DePauw at Millsaps, 1 p.m. Bethel at Belhaven, 1:30 p.m.
Prairie View at Mississippi Valley St., 2 p.m. Marshall at Southern Miss, 7 p.m. Open date: Mississippi College, Jackson St.
golf Viking Classic Scores
Friday At Annandale Golf Club Course Madison, Miss. Purse: $3.6 million Yardage: 7,199; Par: 72 (a-amateur) Second Round Brendon de Jonge....................66-66 -12 Bill Haas....................................66-66 -12 Michael Allen.............................69-66 -9 Nathan Green............................67-68 -9 Bill Lunde..................................66-70 -8 Joe Durant.................................70-67 -7 Charles Warren.........................70-68 -6 Brian Davis................................71-67 -6 Chris Stroud..............................73-65 -6 Martin Flores.............................71-67 -6 John Senden.............................70-68 -6 Arjun Atwal................................66-72 -6 Tom Gillis..................................68-71 -5 Jason Bohn...............................69-70 -5 Roland Thatcher........................74-65 -5 J.P. Hayes.................................71-68 -5 Lee Janzen................................72-67 -5 Steve Elkington.........................70-69 -5 Rocco Mediate..........................72-67 -5 Michael Connell.........................70-69 -5 Chris Wilson..............................71-68 -5 Cliff Kresge................................70-70 -4 Cameron Tringale.....................72-68 -4 Jeff Quinney..............................67-73 -4 Graham DeLaet.........................71-69 -4 Jerry Kelly.................................70-70 -4 Ken Duke..................................66-74 -4 D.J. Trahan...............................69-72 -3 Mathias Gronberg.....................71-70 -3 Briny Baird.................................73-68 -3 Craig Barlow..............................68-73 -3 George McNeill.........................71-70 -3 Jonathan Byrd...........................69-72 -3 David Toms...............................71-70 -3 Matt Bettencourt........................69-72 -3 Johnson Wagner.......................71-70 -3 Garrett Willis..............................68-73 -3 Charlie Wi..................................67-74 -3 Henrik Bjornstad........................72-69 -3 Dean Wilson..............................67-75 -2 Charles Howell III......................70-72 -2 Mathew Goggin.........................68-74 -2 Chris DiMarco...........................70-72 -2 Sean O’Hair...............................68-74 -2 Scott McCarron.........................71-71 -2 Brian Stuard..............................77-65 -2 Brent Delahoussaye..................71-71 -2 Jeff Gove...................................72-70 -2 Heath Slocum............................70-72 -2 Brett Wetterich..........................70-72 -2 Carlos Franco............................72-70 -2 Scott Piercy...............................71-71 -2 Kevin Stadler.............................73-70 -1 Brian Gay..................................72-71 -1 Troy Matteson...........................73-70 -1 Boo Weekley.............................73-70 -1 Eric Axley..................................73-70 -1 Skip Kendall..............................71-72 -1 Jeev Milkha Singh.....................70-73 -1 Kevin Johnson...........................70-73 -1 Brett Quigley.............................66-77 -1 Tim Herron................................73-70 -1 Kirk Triplett................................72-71 -1
Mark Brooks..............................73-70 Paul Stankowski........................71-72 Steve Wheatcroft.......................72-71 David Lutterus...........................73-70 Vance Veazey...........................69-74 Chad Campbell.........................76-68 Shaun Micheel..........................73-71 Jim Gallagher, Jr.......................72-72 Carl Pettersson.........................75-69 Tom Pernice, Jr........................69-75 Andrew McLardy.......................69-75 Chris Tidland.............................73-71 Mark Wilson..............................73-71 Cameron Beckman...................71-73
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nascar Sprint Cup-Price Chopper 400 Lineup After Friday qualifying; race Sunday At Kansas Speedway Kansas City, Kan. Lap length: 1.5 miles (Car number in parentheses) 1. (9) Kasey Kahne, Ford, 174.644. 2. (98) Paul Menard, Ford, 174.469. 3. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 174.43. 4. (20) Joey Logano, Toyota, 174.312. 5. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 174.255. 6. (39) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 174.149. 7. (42) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 173.952. 8. (17) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 173.902. 9. (2) Kurt Busch, Dodge, 173.874. 10. (6) David Ragan, Ford, 173.768. 11. (21) Bill Elliott, Ford, 173.751. 12. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 173.7. 13. (78) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, 173.622. 14. (14) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 173.416. 15. (19) Elliott Sadler, Ford, 173.377. 16. (00) David Reutimann, Toyota, 173.349. 17. (09) Bobby Labonte, Chevrolet, 173.321. 18. (77) Sam Hornish Jr., Dodge, 173.227. 19. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 173.177. 20. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 173.077. 21. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 173.038. 22. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 173.033. 23. (31) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 173.021. 24. (29) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 172.961. 25. (56) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 172.933. 26. (12) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 172.883. 27. (33) Clint Bowyer, Chevrolet, 172.789. 28. (5) Mark Martin, Chevrolet, 172.706. 29. (46) Michael McDowell, Chevrolet, 172.612. 30. (43) A J Allmendinger, Ford, 172.557. 31. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 172.529. 32. (47) Marcos Ambrose, Toyota, 172.408. 33. (82) Scott Speed, Toyota, 172.046. 34. (83) Reed Sorenson, Toyota, 172.024. 35. (64) Landon Cassill, Toyota, 171.985. 36. (26) Patrick Carpentier, Ford, 171.734. 37. (13) Casey Mears, Toyota, 171.723. 38. (37) David Gilliland, Ford, 171.51. 39. (36) J.J. Yeley, Chevrolet, 171.396. 40. (34) Travis Kvapil, Ford, 170.719. 41. (7) Kevin Conway, Toyota, Owner Points. 42. (71) Tony Raines, Chevrolet, Owner Points. 43. (38) Dave Blaney, Ford, 171.265.
LOTTERY Sunday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 4-2-2 La. Pick 4: 0-5-8-7 Monday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 7-8-8 La. Pick 4: 2-8-7-8 Tuesday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 5-3-2 La. Pick 4: 5-3-0-1 Wednesday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 6-4-6 La. Pick 4: 9-7-2-1 Easy 5: 9-19-26-28-33 La. Lotto: 10-14-21-25-33-36 Powerball: 13-44-51-52-55 Powerball: 30; Power play: 4 Thursday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 9-0-2 La. Pick 4: 9-2-7-6 Friday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 7-3-7 La. Pick 4: 2-8-0-4 Saturday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 9-4-7 La. Pick 4: 1-4-3-8 Easy 5: 1-18-26-28-30 La. Lotto: 6-10-17-23-29-30 Powerball: 8-16-27-35-42 Powerball: 30; Power play: 2
Saturday, October 2, 2010
The Vicksburg Post
Wright hopes to raise his game
’Cats loom next for Rebels By David Brandt AP sports writer
By David Brandt AP sports writer Mississippi State’s K.J. Wright has been a good linebacker for quite a while. But in an effort to get the 6-foot-4, 250-pound senior to take the next step into stardom, defensive coordinator Manny Diaz showed him film of Baltimore Ravens’ All-Pro linebacker Ray Lewis. Not just a great football player, Lewis is considered one of the NFL’s strongest leaders. At least for one game, Wright showed some of those qualities with a big game as Mississippi State beat Georgia last week for the first time since 1974. For the season, Wright leads MSU with 30 tackles, six pass breakups and six passes defended and three quarterback hurries. “Everybody can give a big Hollywood speech,” Diaz said. “But the way you lead is with your feet and with your shoulder pads. K.J. has done an amazing job of doing both.” Mississippi State (2-2) hosts Alcorn State (3-0), a team that
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Georgia’s Kris Durham runs for a 5-yard gain as Mississippi State linebacker K.J. Wright makes the tackle last week.
On TV 11 a.m. FSN Mississippi State hosts Alcorn State plays at the Football Championship Subdivision level, at 11 a.m. on Saturday in Starkville. Today’s game starts a stretch of winnable games that could determine whether the Bulldogs are able to earn bowl eligibility for the first time since 2007 and only the second time this decade. After the Alcorn State game, the Bulldogs travel to face Houston, a team severely diminished after star quarterback Case Keenum was lost to a season-ending knee
injury. They face a tough road game against Florida before returning to Starkville for home games against UAB and Kentucky. “We need to improve as a football team and get ready for that finishing stretch ... that’s going to be critical,” said coach Dan Mullen. Mississippi State’s final three games are against Alabama, Arkansas and an instate rivalry game against Mississippi. Alcorn State has won its three games this season by a combined score of 118-57. Led by second-year coach Earnest Collins, the Braves have gained 1,041 yards of total offense. It’s the first meeting between the two schools.
OXFORD — Just four games into the season, the Ole Miss defense is hurting. Defensive end Kentrell Lockett is out for the season, hobbling around on crutches after tearing his ACL. Safety Johnny Brown has a sore knee. Cornerback Jeremy McGee is recovering from a concussion. And that’s bad news for the Rebels, considering they were already having trouble stopping opponents before the rash of injuries. They’re giving up 32 points per game, which ranks last in the Southeastern Conference. Now with a patchwork defense, including several freshmen in the secondary, Ole Miss (2-2, 0-1 SEC) faces a Kentucky (3-1, 0-1) team known for explosive offensive playmakers Randall Cobb and Derrick Locke at 11:21 a.m. today at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt said his young players are physically capable, but their inexperience scares him. “Those guys have to keep absorbing, study, and keep getting better,” he said. “It’s not easy ... it takes time for them to really feel the speed of this league that we’re in. It’s not easy, but I have confidence in those guys. They have to get to practice and go to work.” Even the Ole Miss defensive players who aren’t hurt
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Fresno State quarterback Ryan Colburn is tackled for a loss in the second half by Ole Miss defenders. Ole Miss won 55-38.
On TV 11:20 a.m. WJTV Ole Miss hosts Kentucky have failed to live up to expectations. The veteran defensive line, which was supposed to be dominant, hasn’t been able to get much pressure on quarterbacks. With plenty of time to throw, opponents have picked apart the Ole Miss secondary. The Rebels are one of only three teams out of 120 in
the Football Bowl Subdivision with no interceptions. Now that Lockett, who was arguably the Rebels’ best pass rusher, can’t help on the field, others like junior college transfer Wayne Dorsey must improve quickly. At 6-foot-6 and 265 pounds, Dorsey was one of the most heavily recruited junior college players in the country last year, but hasn’t had the desired onfield affect with six tackles, including two for a loss and a sack through four games.
Blue Waves score win with 10 seconds to spare Golden Eagles shoot Prep Football
From staff reports The Blue Waves made it two straight road wins with a victory in their Region 7-4A opener at Columbia when Rodney Bee scored on a 10-yard pass from quarterback Silento Sayles with 10 seconds left in the game. Port Gibson improves to 5-2 overall. Tommy McAlpin got the Blue Waves’ other touchdown. Mitchell Hoskins paced the defense with 11 solo tackles.
runs of 30, 14, 52, 66, 30 and 10 yards. The last three came in the fourth quarter to turn a deficit into a 22-point win. Briarfield improved to 5-2 and 3-0 in district play. Neil Brown had two interceptions and a pair of twopoint conversions while Matt Dennis scored on a 48-yard run.
Briarfield 50, Rebel 28
Wesson 45, Hinds AHS 22
Fuah Ahmed scored three touchdowns in the fourth quarter to rally Briarfield from a 28-26 deficit to win a key district game in 8-man football Friday night. Ahmed finished with 393 yards and six touchdowns on
The War Dawgs scored first but couldn’t stop the Cobras as Wesson reeled off 45 straight points in the region opener. The loss drops Hinds AHS to 1-5 overall. The unbeaten Cobras improved to 6-0. Hinds got an opening touch-
down on an 11-yard pass from Aaron Terrell to Reginald Warnsley. DeAndre Selmon had 90 yards rushing and two scores on runs of 1 and 45 yards for the War Dawgs.
Central Hinds 40, Benton Academy 11 Hunter Farrior ran for two touchdowns and threw for another as the Cougars stepped out of district play to smash Benton Academy. Farrior opened the game with TD runs of 27 and 9 yards and added a two-point conversion as the Cougars (6-1) built a 15-0 lead. Benton got a 27-yard field goal but the Cougars came back with Lee Douglas catching a 38-yard TD pass and then
scored on a 20-yard run. Pate Demuth added a 39-yard field goal as Central Hinds led 32-3 at the half, Dallas Townsend completed Central’s scoring in the third quarter on a 2-yard run.
Tallulah Academy 34, Wilkinson Christian 32 The Trojans made a twopoint conversion in overtime to beat Wilkinson County Christian. Cody Landrem had 190 yards rushing and four TDs, including the game-tying score in OT. On the extra point, Hunter Windham picked up the bad snap and found Landon Reddick for a game-winning two-point conversion pass hookup.
Continued from Page C1. offense and surpassing the 40-point mark for the second consecutive week, they still couldn’t break into the win column. Kurterrius Taylor rushed for 169 yards and four touchdowns, Terrence Brown added 95 yards and a score, and Northwest Rankin set a school record for points scored in a 76-42 victory over Vicksburg. The 76 points was also the most ever surrendered by a Vicksburg High team. Northwest Rankin (6-0, 2-0 Region 2-6A) did not punt, had just one play result in negative yardage, and only faced two third downs in the game. “It was the greatest feeling ever,” Taylor said of Northwest’s offensive proficiency. “We knew what we were going to do was push the ball down their throat.” For Vicksburg (0-6, 0-2),
Cameron Cooksey completed 34 of 50 passes for 372 yards and two touchdowns, and Milan Nasif caught a single-game county record 14 passes for 141 yards and a score. Namonta Gaines caught seven passes for 90 yards and a TD. Cooksey’s second consecutive 300-yard game made him only the second player in county history to have two 300-yard games in a career. Vicksburg and Northwest Rankin combined for 985 yards of offense in the game. In the last two games, Vicksburg has scored 87 points but allowed 131. “We’re in a zone on offense. We’ve just got to come together as one defense. You can’t win a ballgame on one side of the ball,” said VHS running back Kawayne Gaston, who ran for 82 yards and three touchdowns.
For all of the Gators’ offensive success, it was their first three drives that did them in. An interception and two fumbles — one of which was returned 38 yards for a score by Will Freeman — were turned into touchdowns by Northwest, giving the Cougars a 21-0 lead at the end of the first quarter. Gaston’s 1-yard touchdown run on the first play of the second quarter put the Gators on the board. They scored on five consecutive possessions at one point and actually outgained Northwest Rankin by 55 yards, but the early miscues continued to hang over them like a cloud. The closest Vicksburg got was 13 points, after Cooksey’s 10-yard TD pass to Gaines cut it to 55-42 with 8:01 left in the game. “It eats at you, because it‘s miscommunication and it
could’ve been avoided,” Nasif said of the early mistakes. “We just have to work on it in practice, I guess.” Although Vicksburg was never able to make a push for the lead, the game wasn’t sealed until the final minutes. Taylor’s 9-yard TD run — his fourth of the game — gave Northwest a 62-42 lead with 5:18 to play. Two plays later, Terrell Hodges returned a Cooksey interception 42 yards for a score to make it a four-touchdown game and finally put it on ice. “Fumbles, mental mistakes. You’re playing a team like Northwest Rankin and you can’t have many mistakes. You can’t have any mistakes,” Gaston said. “It’s frustrating. Everybody’s on the trail and sometimes you’re not on the trail. It’s all about how you overcome the situation.”
in the power set and on its second possession, grinded out a first down. Then a bad snap cost them 20 yards and it changed the complexion of the game. St. Al had to punt out of its own end zone and Dexter received good field position at the St. Al 34. It took two plays for the Bulldogs to score as Rasheen Robinson went in from 5 yards out. Chris Cooley added the kick for a 7-0 lead with 4:12 left in the first quarter. St. Al had a fumble and an
interception to thwart its possessions in the second quarter. Hart got the passing going in the second quarter and hit two completions for touchdowns to extend the lead to 20-0. The first TD toss went to Cooley for 28 yards to convert a fourth-and-16. The second score came with 47 seconds left in the half on a 20-yarder to Dante Butler. Dexter put the game away on its first possession of the second half, going 72 yards in 10 plays. Hart scored on
a 10-yard run and the twopoint conversion pass to Cooley made it 28-0. Hart finished the game 10-of-16 for 147 yards. The Bulldogs had 165 rushing. Carlton Campbell had an impressive game running the ball, finishing with 115 yards on 25 carries. Jones had 76 on 16 carries. The Flashes threw just four passes, completing one for seven yards.
St. Al Continued from Page C1. of which came on a 19-play, 87-yard march that ate up nine-plus minutes of the fourth quarter. The drive ended with Mac Jones falling on his fumble in the end zone for the touchdown. Blake Hudson added the PAT kick. The bad news for the Flashes was that when the drive began on the last play of the third quarter, they were down 28-0. Jones’ score and Hudson’s kick made it 28-7 with 2:47 left in the game. St. Al started the game
for finishing drives By David Brandt AP sports writer The Southern Miss offense has followed a troubling trend. The Golden Eagles get plenty of yards and first downs, but when it comes time to finish the drive with a touchdown, things become much more difficult. Southern Miss coach Larry Fedora says that has to change if Southern Miss (3-1) is going to beat Marshall (1-3) in the Conference USA opener for both teams. The Thundering Herd are off to a rough start this season, but had one of the best defenses in the league last year. “It’s been frustrating,” Southern Miss center Cameron Zipp said. “But we can’t be making all these excuses. We just have to finish, period. We work on it every day.” The Golden Eagles have scored on only 11 of 17 (65 percent) of their trips inside the 20-yard line, which ranks 114th out of 120 Football Bowl Subdivision teams. They’ve scored touchdowns on only 6 of 17 (35 percent) of those opportunities. Fedora said there’s been several plays this season that could have been touchdowns, but his team failed to make the final knockdown block that could spring a running back or receiver into the open. “We have to be more tenacious and finish our blocks,” Fedora said. “We cannot just
On TV 7 p.m. CBS College Sports Marshall at Southern Miss block them as long as we think we need to and then just let them go. We have to finish them. We have a lot of work to do in that area this week.” The Golden Eagles are trying to overcome several injuries to their offense. Starting right tackle Jason Weaver was lost for the season last week after suffering a knee injury. Several others, including star receiver DeAndre Brown, will be playing at less than full strength if they play at all. Even so, Marshall coach Doc Holliday said he expects Southern Miss to provide a challenge for his defense. “Where they get you is with their tempo,” Holliday said. “They do a great job of making it hard for you to substitute on defense.” Southern Miss has won three straight games, including a 13-12 road victory over Louisiana Tech last weekend. But the Golden Eagles felt they left several points on the field. They ran 92 plays, gained 425 yards and dominated time of possession, yet had to settle for just one touchdown and two field goals. “I expect them to bounce back and play at a very high level this week and do not see any reason why they won’t,” Fedora said.
WC Continued from Page C1. 30-yard line that the Viking offense came away with points. The Vikings had a shot early in the third quarter. Louis Carson came up with a leaping interception to put WC in position in Greenville territory. But Shon Jackson fumbled a few plays later to end the threat.
Warren Central had one last gasp on the Greenville 22-yard line, but quarterback Beau Wallace was sacked as time expired to end the threat. The road doesn’t get any easier for the Vikings, as they host undefeated region foe Madison Central next week.
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TONIGHT ON TV n MOVIE “The Blind Side” — A well-todo white family, Sandra Bullock and Tim McGraw, takes in a homeless black teen and helps him realize his potential on and off the football field./7 on HBO n SPORTS College football — The cowbells will be ringing as Alcorn State faces SEC foe Mississippi State in Starkville./11 a.m. on FSN Sandra Bullock n PRIMETIME “Cops” — Officers are faced with a challenging detainment; a battery case involving a roommate, a hammer, a sandwich and a misunderstanding./7 on Fox
THIS WEEK’S LINEUP n EXPANDED LISTINGS TV TIMES — Network, cable and satellite programs appear in Sunday’s TV Times magazine and online at www.vicksburgpost. com
MILESTONES n BIRTHDAYS Rex Reed, movie critic, 72; Don McLean, singer-songwriter, 65; Jo-el Sonnier, cajun/country singer, 64; Donna Karan, fashion designer, 62; Annie Leibovitz, photographer, 61; Sting, singeractor, 59; Lorraine Bracco, actress, 56; Kelly Ripa, actress-talk show host, 40; Tiffany, singer, 39. n DEATH Georgy Arbatov — A foreign policy adviser to Soviet presidents who served as the country’s top America-watcher during the Cold War died Friday. He was 87. Russian state TV, which reported Arbatov’s death, did not give the cause of death, or say where he was when he died. Arbatov, who advised leaders from Leonid Brezhnev to Mikhail Gorbachev and was especially close to Yuri Andropov, was credited in the West and later in Russia for understanding the Soviet system was fundamentally untenable. “He belonged to a group of reformers who believed that the Soviet system could be and had to be reformed,” said Yevgeny Primakov, who served as prime minister under Boris Yeltsin, in comments to state news Channel Rossiya-24.
Hilton’s life showing anew on Oxygen
Oxygen is putting Paris Hilton back on the air in another reality series documenting her life. The network said this week that the series is so far untitled and will be an all-encompassing look at the hotel heiress’ friends, family and relationships. The series has not yet begun production. No premiere date has been set. Her previous TV series have included “The Simple Life” and “My New BFF.”
Fox sports channels, MSG drop off Dish Satellite TV operator Dish Network Corp. said Friday that News Corp.’s Fox television unit cut its access to 19 regional sports networks, FX and the National Geographic Channel after Dish refused to pay for a rate increase of more than 50 percent. In a related development, Dish also stopped carrying MSG and MSG Plus, affecting New York-area sports fans, saying it refused to accept a “double digit” percentage rate hike proposal linked to carrying MSG sister channel Fuse, which it called a “low-rated music video channel.” Dish, controlled by billionaire Charlie Ergen, called Fox’s rate hike demand “unprecedented” and said it was driven by what Fox has paid for the right to exclusive TV coverage of sports in local markets. Their multiyear deal expired at midnight Thursday. The dispute means that a portion of Dish’s more than 14.3 million subscribers will be unable to watch early season hockey games while the fight continues. New York-area Dish subscribers of MSG and MSG Plus could also miss out on live hockey games of the Rangers, Islanders, Devils and Sabres starting next week.
Heigl: I don’t believe my own press Former “Grey’s Anatomy” star Katherine Heigl said she’s happy to make headlines, but stories about her in the media are often exaggerated. Heigl’s comments in the past have been known to make waves in the entertainment world. She called the 2007 comedy “Knocked Up,” in which she starred, “a little sexist.” Later, she refused to seek an Emmy nomination after saying “Grey’s” writers didn’t give her enough Katherine Heigl award-worthy material. Heigl said she doesn’t have “any major problem” with what’s written about her. But she adds that she tries to keep her perspective so she doesn’t believe her own press. The actress was speaking in New York at the world premiere of her latest dramedy, “Life as We Know It,” which opens nationwide next week.
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Razor wire nearly strips inmate A Phoenix jail inmate was left wearing nothing but pink socks after scaling five fences in an escape attempt before he was captured. The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office said 24-year-old Clayton Thornburg suffered cuts on parts of his body since some of the Durango Jail’s fences are 15 feet high and topped with razor wire. Jail officials said the razor wire had stripped away Thornburg’s jail uniform and pink underwear by the time he reached the last fence Thursday morning. He was treated at the Maricopa County Medical Center. Authorities said Thornburg likely will face an additional felony charge of escape, which can add up to five years to an inmate’s sentence. They say Thornburg was in jail for an extensive number of property crime charges.
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Prolific TV producer Cannell dies at 69 By The Associated Press Stephen J. Cannell, the voracious writer-producer of dozens of series that included TV favorites “The Rockford Files,” “The A-Team” and “The Commish,” has died at age 69. Cannell died at his home in Pasadena, Calif., on Thursday night from complications associated with melanoma, his family said in a statement Friday. During three decades as an independent producer, he distinguished himself as a rangy, outgoing chap with a trim beard who was generally identified with action dramas full of squealing tires and tough guys trading punches. But his range was greater than for which he was given credit. “Tenspeed and Brown Shoe” was a clever detec-
tive drama starring Ben Vereen and a thenunknown Jeff Goldblum in 1980. “Profit” was a shocking saga of a Stephen psycho busiJ. Cannell nessman that was unforgettable to the few viewers who saw it: Fox pulled the plug after just four episodes in 1996. With “Wiseguy” (198790), Cannell chilled viewers with a film-noir descent into the underworld that predated “The Sopranos” by more than a decade. “The Rockford Files,” of course, became an Emmy-winning TV classic following the misadventures of its hapless ex-con private eye played by James Garner.
“People say, ‘How can the guy who did “Wiseguy” do “The A-Team”?’ I don’t know,” said Cannell in an interview with The Associated Press in 1993. “But I do know it’s easier to think of me simply as the guy who wrote ‘The A-Team.’ So they do.” During his TV heyday, Cannell became familiar to viewers from the ID that followed each of his shows: He was seen in his office typing on his Selectric before blithely ripping a sheet of paper from the typewriter carriage, whereupon it morphed into the C-shaped logo of Cannell Entertainment Inc. That was all the idea of his wife, Marcia, he said, and it “appealed to my sense of hooey. ... I’m a ham.” He was also an occasional actor, most recently with a recurring role on ABC-TV’s
series, “Castle.” A third-generation Californian, Cannell got into television writing scripts for “It Takes a Thief,” “Ironside” and “Adam 12.” It was a remarkable career choice for someone who had suffered since childhood from severe dyslexia (he became an advocate for children and adults with learning disabilities). Cannell in recent years had focused his attention on writing books. His 16th novel, “The Prostitute’s Ball,” will be released this month. “I never thought of myself as being a brilliant writer, and still don’t,” he said in the AP interview. “I’m a populist. With ‘Rockford,’ we were never trying to be important. And as thoroughly hated as it was by critics, I loved ‘The A-Team.’ I thought it was really cool.”
‘Childrens Hospital’ twists the medical drama
Comedy Central planning 3rd season for comedy series By Christy Lemire AP entertainment writer LOS ANGELES — Sexy young doctors fall in and out of love with each other — when they’re not busy saving lives in the most impossible, dramatic ways. But we’re not talking about “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Private Practice” or “House.” This is “Childrens Hospital,” the best medical drama on television — and the funniest. The series, which comes from the twisted mind of Rob Corddry and airs on Cartoon Network’s late-night Adult Swim lineup, is a fast-paced, deadly serious parody of a genre that can be formulaic, melodramatic and — for millions of viewers — addictive. Patients and doctors alike die and come back to life. They smoke indoors and engage in random make-out sessions in the hallways. Sometimes they even operate on themselves. Corddry, the show’s creator, also stars as the clueless Dr. Blake Downs, who wears clown makeup and treats patients with the healing power of laughter (shades of Patch Adams). Among the talented ensemble cast are Ken Marino, Lake Bell, Malin Akerman, Erinn Hayes and Rob Huebel, with TV comedy veterans Henry Winkler and Megan Mullally respectively playing the hospital administrator and chief of staff. The show began life in 2008
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Seth Morris, left, and Rob Corddry in “Childrens Hospital”
On TV “Children’s Hospital” is on Cartoon Network Sundays at 11 p.m. as a series of five-minute webisodes on TheWB.com. A year later, it won a Webby Award for best comedy series. Now on Adult Swim, it’s in its second season, which runs until November, and the network said it is planning a third season, which is scheduled to start showing in the second quarter of 2011. “Childrens Hospital” is on Sundays at midnight but draws about 1.3
million viewers each week. Corddry, the former “Daily Show” correspondent, got the idea for it when he and his wife had to take their daughter to Childrens Hospital Los Angeles with an injury. “It was just a horrible place — so obviously the worst place for beautiful doctors to have sex with each other,” he said. This was during the writers strike that shut down production for 100 days, when several series were being developed exclusively for the web. Some programs, such as “quarterlife,” made the transition to television with
little success. But Corddry never envisioned doing that with “Childrens Hospital” because “I just didn’t think this kind of humor could sustain itself for 22 minutes.” But Mike Lazzo, Adult Swim’s senior vice president of programming and production, had heard about the show and was intrigued. “I was obsessed with ‘St. Elsewhere’ in my 20s. I just checked it out and was astonished that it was not sweeping the world,” Lazzo said. “What I loved most about it is, you could tell they love television, they love poking fun at television.”
Soundgarden releases album through ‘Guitar Hero’ By Nekesa Mumbi Moody AP music writer NEW YORK — After a 13-year break, Soundgarden is releasing its new album through the “Guitar Hero” video game series — and its frontman believes it’s the perfect way to reintroduce the band to a new generation. “In the obvious way, it’s going to reach a certain amount of younger people that either may or may not know about Soundgarden,” frontman Chris Cornell said in a recent interview. “No matter what, I feel like releasing it this way is going to reach a lot of people who have not heard our music or have not heard a lot of it.” “Telephantasm” is a retrospective CD that features some of the grunge band’s biggest hits from its 1990s heyday, as well as unreleased cuts. It was released this week as part of “Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock.” It’s being touted as the first time a new album has been released in conjunction with a video game; it’s already been
the game and what it is. I think the musical arrangements lend itself so well to what the video game is,” the 46-year-old singer said.
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Chris Cornell of Soundgarden performs during the launch of the video game “Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock” in Los Angeles. declared platinum, based on the games shipped. It will be released Tuesday as a traditional CD. Cornell said this isn’t the first time Soundgarden has had its music featured in a video game, but this new
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Maintaining friendship just prolongs pain for ex-girlfriend Dear Abby: My boyfriend, “Jake,” dumped me two years ago. Since then, we have tried to remain friends. He texts or calls to check up on me, tells me he misses me, calls me pet names and recites lines from my favorite movies. Although I appreciate Jake’s efforts to stay friends, I’m confused because he was the one who broke off our relationship. He has said in the past that letting me go is something he will always regret, but he hasn’t made an attempt to get back together. Abby, I feel that Jake is
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stringing me along. I enjoy our friendship, but in my heart I’ll always want more. I can’t shake the feeling that he still loves me. At what point should I just give up and let go? — Left Hanging in Houston Dear Left Hanging: How about right now? But before
BY BERNICE BEDE OSOL • NEWSPAPER ENTERPRISE ASSOCIATION If tomorrow is your birthday: Your life is likely to be greatly improved upon in the next year, due to some kind of new involvement of yours. Whatever it is will not only affect your finances and career, but your kinfolk as well. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) — The financial wherewithal required to get something you greatly desire will be there for you, if you’ll take advantage of it. Focus on whatever it takes to get what you want for yourself. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) — You rarely fit comfortably in a subservient role, and today will be no different. When a clever manipulator tries to jockey you into this position, you’ll stand up for your rights. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) — Because you’re a rather selfassured individual who has good reason to assume others like you, you won’t hesitate to approach someone you admire who appeals to you. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Your popularity among your peer group is trending upward. This will be verified by all the positive comments being made by those within your circle of friends. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) — Something that offers you the greatest challenge and can appear to be extremely difficult to achieve is likely to be the very thing that will surprisingly be the easiest for you to knock down today. Pisces (Feb. 20-March 20) — There is usually a big payoff for being observant, as now is likely to prove. By studying the modus operandi of another, you can learn something big that can be applied to your own circumstances. Aries (March 21-April 19) — When it comes to any action you have, whether it is social or business in nature, you’re likely to feel more comfortable having a partner than going it alone. Find that perfect person to do things with. Taurus (April 20-May 20) — Harmony of purpose will prevail, because you’ll make it so. You’re smart enough to realize that when two minds are in agreement, desirable results always come to pass. Gemini (May 21-June 20) — Treat all your tasks as labors of love and you’ll find that your productivity will be greatly improved. When you like what you’re doing, negativity doesn’t interfere. Cancer (June 21-July 22) — Take care, because playful flirtation is likely to be taken seriously, so unless you mean business, don’t amuse yourself with any games of this nature. It could lead to trouble. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) — Doing for those you love will bring you the greatest personal satisfaction, especially if it is something the person wants but cannot do for him/herself. It’ll make for a very pleasant day. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Don’t hold back the loving feelings you have for someone, and that includes a member of your own family. Chances are this person is eager to know what s/he means to you.
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BY DR. ROBERT WALLACE • NEWSPAPER ENTERPRISE ASSOCIATION Dr. Wallace: Recently, my girlfriend broke up with me because she said she needed her space. She thought I was “smothering” her. I love this girl very much and breaking up was hard on me. We are both in the 12th grade. Last week, I sent her a text telling her how I felt. And in it, I used death as an analogy for the pain I have. Well, she took it as a suicide note. I have no thought of doing such a thing. She texted back, saying she was sorry I was hurting and she prayed I wouldn’t commit suicide. She added that she no longer wanted to communicate with me by talking or texting. What should I do? I really love this girl and I want her back. Do you think she ever will come back? — Randy, Alameda, Calif. Randy: I doubt it. In fact, I would say there is absolute certainty that she won’t come back as long as you hold such intense feelings about her. That’s why she felt smothered in the first place. Let her go and get on with your life. Get involved. Join school clubs and activities that interest you. You might even want to consider volunteering to help others somewhere. The worst thing you can do is wonder what she is doing. You must come to realize that she is not thinking of you. Dr. Wallace: Theresa goes to my church. She is very pretty and all the guys my age (including me) are always staring at her. Last Sunday, she came up to me and asked if I would like to escort her to a formal dance sponsored by her mom’s club. I couldn’t believe my ears. I told her yes and then she gave me her telephone number. She told me to call her and she’d give me all the details. I was on cloud nine when I called her last night. She told me what to wear and that her father would drive us to and from the dance. Then I asked a dumb question — why she asked me to be her escort. After a long pause, she said because her mother (my Sunday school teacher) told her to ask me. After I hung up the telephone, I felt deflated and sort of nerdy. Who wants to go to a dance with a girl who was forced to ask you? I’m 14 and not very experienced with girls. What should I do — swallow my pride and escort her, or call her back and cancel the date? Please hurry. — Ethan, Kissimmee, Fla. Ethan: Don’t tempt fate! You have the opportunity to go to a dance with a beautiful young lady — take it! Her reason for asking you matters far less than how well the two of you get along when you go out. Plan to have a wonderful time and be a perfect escort. • Dr. Robert Wallace writes for Copley News Service. E-mail him at rwallace@Copley News Service.
you do, tell Jake that this “friendship” has prolonged the pain of your breakup, that what you feel for him isn’t platonic — and you will always want more. If he does still love you, it will be his opening to declare himself. However, if he doesn’t, then for your sake, cut the cord, because you won’t be free to find someone else until you do. Dear Abby: After my wife’s funeral, many of our friends returned to the mortuary to collect the flowers they had sent. Some of them were very
rude, insisting that because they had sent them, the flowers belonged to them. This has upset our daughter, who was in charge of sending thank-you notes. Now she doesn’t know who sent what because we were too distracted to look at the cards on the flowers. Is this something new, or are those people just rude? — Widower in Livingston, Mont. Dear Widower: When flowers have been sent — whether for a birthday or for an occasion like a funeral — they are no longer the property of the
sender. They belong to whomever they were sent. What your “many friends” did was insensitive and rude. As to what your daughter should say in her thank-you notes, I suggest a short message to those who signed the memorial book at the funeral service: “Our family thanks you for attending Mother’s
funeral, and for your compassion during this sad time. Your thoughtfulness is deeply appreciated.”
• 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.
Excess weight not always cause of type 2 diabetes Dear Dr. Gott: Can you please discuss lifestyle risks for diabetes other than weight? I have three friends who are thin and have all developed type 2 diabetes. Although they are not overweight, they have terrible eating habits. I went to the supermarket with one of them and watched as she loaded her cart with pancake mix, syrup, diet soda and several boxes of processed frozen dinners that were advertised as healthy but contained huge amounts of sodium. Her concession to the fact that she has diabetes was buying light syrup and some bananas. She did not have a single vegetable other than what was included in her frozen meals. She also leads a sedentary life. She is constantly complaining about her “bad genes.” When I suggested that her diabetes might be due to her eating and exercise habits, she explained that she is not obese and therefore did not cause herself to become diabetic. I don’t know what her doctor has told her regarding lifestyle, but in general it does seem to me that type 2 diabetes is looked upon as your fault if you are heavy but beyond your control and the result of “bad genes” if you are thin. I think this is a dangerous mentality and also quite untrue. Dear Reader: Absolutely. Type 2 is the most common form of diabetes. It is commonly associated with being overweight, but this does not mean that simply being overweight will cause you to develop diabetes. Rather, excess weight is simply a risk factor. Type 2 diabetes is caused when cells become resistant to insulin and the pancreas is unable to make enough insulin to overcome the resistance. When this occurs, the cells no longer take in sugar, causing it to build up in the bloodstream. The exact reason why this happens is unknown. Complications can arise from untreated or poorly managed diabetes. Short-term complications need to be addressed immediately because, if left untreated, they can lead to seizures and/or coma. Short-term issues include hyperglycemia (high blood sugar), hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) and increased ketones (potentially toxic acids) in the urine. Long-term complications develop gradually. If the diabetes is left untreated or poorly treated, these can become permanent or life-threatening. Long-term issues include cardiovascular disease, bone and joint problems, skin and mouth conditions, and nerve, eye or kidney damage. Type 2 diabetes is often preventable if proper steps are taken to manage risk factors. It is important to maintain a healthful diet and exercise routine. Remember to include plenty of fruits, vegetables and whole grains while reducing your intake of animal products and sweets. Simply substituting sugar-free products for normally sugar-laden treats is not helpful. Any excessive intake of simple or complex sugars (carbohydrates) can result in high blood-sugar levels. A registered dietician is an excellent resource in developing a meal plan.
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In those who develop the condition regardless of lifestyle changes, treatment is available. These include medication to stimulate the pancreas to produce more insulin, inhibit the production and release of glucose causing cells to need less insulin to transport sugar, block the action of enzymes that break down carbohydrates, or make tissues more sensitive to insulin and insulin injections. As you can see, simply being overweight isn’t enough to cause diabetes. While your friends may be thin, they likely have risk factors for developing diabetes and have, thus far, failed to make the necessary changes. They are accountable for their health, and blaming “bad genes” is just an excuse.
• Write to Dr. Peter Gott in care of United Media, 200 Madison Ave., 4th fl., New York, NY 10016.
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Vans â€˘ Cars â€˘ Trucks â€˘Insurance Claims Welcomeâ€˘
AUTO â€˘ HOME â€˘ BUSINESS Jason Barnes â€˘ 601-661-0900
â€˘ Bulldozer & Construction
Framing, Remodeling, Cabinets, Flooring, Roofing & Vinyl Siding State Licensed & Bonded
Jon Ross 601-638-7932 â€˘ Lawn MobileCare Home Services
Magnolia Mobile Home Parts
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 â€˘ Demolition Site Development & Preparation Excavation Crane Rental â€˘ Mud Jacking
Dirt For Vicksburg Fred Clark Heavy Clay, 610, Clay Gravel, Fill Dirt Trackhoe, Dozer, Box Blade, Demolition Work Driveways: Repair, Form & Finish House Pads: Concrete, Clearing & Grubbing Licensed & Bonded
â€˘Set up Supplies Faucets â€˘Vinyl Siding â€˘Roof Sealant â€˘Carpet, Tile â€˘Air Conditioners
â€˘Doors & Windows â€œIf we donâ€™t have it, weâ€™ll get itâ€?
PATRIOTIC â€˘ FLAGS â€˘ BANNERS â€˘ BUMPER STICKERS â€˘ YARD SIGNS
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1601 N. Frontage Rd. Vicksburg, MS 39180 â€˘ Lawn HandyMan Care Services
RIVER CITY HANDYMAN
ANTIQUE DOUBLE SINK. Cast iron Cohler brand. Model# K5924. Best offer. 601-218-1087. CLASSROOM STUDENT DESKS. Discount Furniture Barn, 600 Jackson Street. 601-638-7191.
FIREWOOD CITY 1/2 cord Oak. $90/ load, Delivered $75/ load. U load & haul. Call 601-415-6326 or 601-738-1500. 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.
Something for everyone. Several estates. All types of furniture, antiques, modern day, 1950s. Highlights; receipts for slaves, cotton receipts, confederate bills, railroad lantern, caboose stove, â€œPajerskiâ€? print, game tables, sterling flatware, great variety of glass. Mississippi Auction Service Hardy A. Katzenmeyer MS Lic 988 601â€˘415â€˘3121 firstname.lastname@example.org www.msauctionservice.com Cash/check/VisaMC, 10% buyerâ€™s premium
18. Miscellaneous For Sale
MEN'S 18 SPEED bicycle, women's 6 speed bicycle, 27 inch x 33 inch outdoor fireplace, electronic router with table and golf clubs with bag and cart. Call 601-415-7341.
THE PET SHOP â€œVicksburgâ€™s Pet Boutiqueâ€? 3508 South Washington Street
DESIGNERS, DESIGNERS For that Special Tiny One or That Special Big One! Designer Collars, harnesses & leads Now Available. Great Variety! Fancy, Fancy!
SMALL ROLL TOP DESK, $150. Eureka 12 amp vacuum, $75. Excel Oreck air purifier, $75. Leg massager, $50. Best offers taken. 601-638-3929, 601831-2217.
SAYING â€œSAYONARAâ€? TO your sound system? Let the classifieds give the lowdown on your hi-fi; like make, model, wattage, and when to call. Classified... fast-action results. 601-636-SELL.
WE PAY CASH! for gold, silver, diamonds & coins Scallions Jewelers 1207 Washington St. â€˘ 601-636-6413
BUSINESS & SERVICE DIRECTORY â€˘ Glass
5x8 UTILITY TRAILER, $450. SunQuest 24 bulb Tanning bed, $1300. 601218-4502.
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15 FOOT RHINO Batwing mower. 318-574-3971.
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18. Miscellaneous For Sale
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17. Wanted To Buy
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Children: Show off your Halloween costume in our 2010 Pumpkin Patch. Send us a photo of your child in their Halloween costume to be put in our Annual Pumpkin Patch. There will be 4 age groups: 0-1, 1-2, 3-6 and 7-12. Photographs must be received by: Monday, October 25th, 3pm. â€˘ $20 per picture â€˘ Childâ€™s Name: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Age: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Costume: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Parent Name _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Address: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
Call today about our special long term ad runs available in the Business Directory. We offer specials from 3 months to 12 months at a great price deal ! Hit The Bullseye By Advertising Daily With The Business And Service Directory Aim for the coverage and receive the most for your advertising dollars in the Vicksburg area Business & Service Directory!
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Saturday, October 2, 2010
19. Garage & Yard Sales 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. YARD SALE. 126 Hillside Circle, 6am- Noon. Rain or shine. Home accessories; men, ladies and children clothing and shoes.
21. Boats, Fishing Supplies What's going on in Vicksburg this weekend? Read The Vicksburg Post! For convenient home delivery, call 601-636-4545, ask for circulation.
18. Miscellaneous For Sale QUEEN SIZE MARBLE finish bedroom suite. Everything goes, $500. 601-6385929. THE VAULT 1510 Clay Street, baby items, household items, plus size clothing, special clothing orders. 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. WHITE GAS COOK top, like new condition $180. 601-638-8042. YELLOW TAG SALE. New and used furniture. Discount Furniture Barn, 600 Jackson Street. 601638-7191.
19. Garage & Yard Sales 2715 OAK STREET. Saturday 7am-12 Noon. Furniture, clothes and much miscellaneous. 301 PINEHURST STREET Oak Park, 4 families, Saturday 7am- until, children's clothes, washer dryer, lots of miscellaneous. 412 ELMWOOD STREET Oak Park Saturday, 7amuntil. Wurlitzer Piano, household items, furniture, antique, glassware, lots of miscellaneous. 412 LAKE FOREST DIRVE, Saturday 6am-1pm. Furniture, clothes, toys and kitchen items.
19. Garage & Yard Sales
109 DOGWOOD DRIVE, off Porters Chapel Road, Saturday, 7am-3pm, many hunting accessories and gear for all game lots of home décor.
109 DOGWOOD DRIVE, Saturday 6:30am- 6pm. Chevrolet Colorado Cowl hood, accessories, low profile too box, 62 inches, 17 inch rims on ST tires, subs with Amp, Play station 3 and games. 601-415-3973.
109 HENRY ROAD, Fairways Subdivision. Saturday 7:00am- 11:00am. Men, women, children clothes , shoes, household items, exercise equipment. Good stuff selling cheap!!! 117 STARLIGHT DRIVE Saturday 7am- until. Comforters, lamps, household items, catfish dinners and more.
609 LAKE FOREST Drive, Saturday, 7am-5pm, Sunday, 1pm-5pm, 3 families, chairs, exercise set, tables, antique style phone, variety of household, shoes (8-9), clothes (lady's 14).
Alfa Ins, 61 North, 6am Namebrand clothes, shoes, purses, makeup bags, linens, lavatory sink, household items, tools, table/chairs, sofa, VCR movies, baby clothes, bassinet, swing, jumper. Lots of miscellaneous! AT THE VAULT, 1510 Clay Street. Saturday, 7:30 a- 2:30 pm. Something for everyone, plus novels. GARAGE SALE OVER? River City Rescue Mission will pickup donated left over items. 601-636-6602. LOCUST GROVE MB Church, 472 Stinson Road, off Highway 27. Saturday 6am-Noon. MINI FLEA MARKET 1584 Old Highway 27 Saturday 7am- until. Lots of goodies.
139 ROSELAND DRIVE. Saturday 8am- 12 noon. Organ, furniture, refrigerator, kitchen, miscellaneous items. 1403 SOUTH FRONTAGE Road, by Sweets Unlimited. Saturday, 6am- until. Several families, play station 2, 19 inch TV, games, accessories, lots of miscellaneous
1965 CULKIN ROAD, Across from Brookwood, Saturday 6am- 9am. Lots of miscellaneous. 205 EAST PECAN Tree Lane, Openwood Plantation. Saturday, 6am to Noon. Lots of everything!! 2057 SKY FARM. Saturday 6:30am11:30am. Clothes, shoes, game chair, snare drums, miscellaneous. 206 DUVAL STREET Saturday, 6am-11am, Kids, adult and home items. Everything cheap!! Lots of everything, big and little. Highway 61 North, Oak Ridge Road, Camden Place. Follow signs. 2550 REDBONE ROAD. Fine glassware, what-nots, jewelry, craft books, children's clothes, bicycles
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Toni Walker Terrett Attorney At Law 601-636-1109 • Bankruptcy Chapter 7 and 13 • Social Seurity Disability • No-fault Divorce DIRT AND GRAVEL hauled. 8 yard truck. 601638-6740.
Great Expectations Remodeling and Flooring 769-203-9023
30. Houses For Rent
CORPORATE. Fully furnished. Cable, Wi-Fi, weekly cleaning, laundry, off-street parking. 601-661-9747. $700 up.
2 BEDROOM, 1 bath, quiet neighborhood, $500 monthly, deposit required, 662-719-8901.
Newly Furnished Corporate Apartments
LOS COLINAS. SMALL 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath Cottage. Close in, nice. $795 monthly. 601-831-4506.
Efficiency 1 or 2 BDR Furnished including cable, WIFI, W/D & utilities. Convenient to ERDC, WES, MS River Comm. & Port of Vicksburg Starting at $800 per mo. www.anchuca.com/corporate.html
PRE-VIEW VICKSBURG'S FINEST furnished apartments on-line at www. vicksburgcorporatehousing. com 601-874-1116.
29. Unfurnished Apartments $450 MONTHLY! GATED Has it all. 1 bedroom, washer/dryer included. 1115 First North. 512-787-7840.
MAGNOLIA COMMONS OF VICKSBURG, 2 Bedroom Move-In Special Enjoy Life In Our Modern, Convenient Apartment Community Located off Highway 61 South. 601-619-6821
Make us your HOME, We make Life EASY! We have it all! Paid Cable, water & trash, we furnish washer/ dryer & microwave. Ask About Our Special! Call NOW!
601-638-5587 or 601-415-8735
BEAUTIFUL LAKESIDE LIVING
• 1, 2 & 3 Bedroom Apts. • Beautifully Landscaped
29. Unfurnished Apartments
1911 Mission 66 Office or Retail Suite B-Apprx. 2450 sq. ft. Great Location! Easy Access! High Visability!
VICKSBURGS NEWEST, AND A WELL MAINTAINED FAVORTIE. EACH WITH SPACIOUS FLOOR PLANS AND SOPHISTICATED AMENITIES.
FOR LEASING INFO, CALL 601-636-1752 www.parkresidences.com • www.bienvilleapartments.com
BEVERLY MCMILLIN “Simply the Best”
M c Millin Real Estate
Ask Us. Candy Francisco FHA & VA Mortgage Originator Conventional ! Construction Mortgage ! First-time Loans Homebuyers
1, 2 & 3 Bedrooms 605 Cain Ridge Rd. Vicksburg, MS 39180
3 BEDROOMS- $450. 4 bedrooms- $500. Both $200 deposit, refrigerator/ stove furnished. 601-634-8290.
2150 South Frontage Road
LAKE FOREST 3 bedroom, 2 bath Totally remodeled, Granite counter tops, Fireplace, on lake 318-341-2252 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
REAL ESTATE, INC
1100 Nottingham Rd.
2170 S. I-20 Frontage Rd.
in Openwood Plant. Brick, 3BR, 2BA, on quiet cul-de-sac, 1455 sq. ft., well landscaped huge yard/ patio. $143,200. By Appointment only, 601-638-0622 • 601-415-3914
Rental including Corporate Apartments Available
Eagle Lake 218 Belle Island Concrete boat launch, pier, 3/2, 2-story, concrete bulk head, sleeps 10, completely furnished, many amenities............. Bette Paul-Warner, Realtor McMillin Real Estate 601-218-1800 www.Lakehouse.com Classifieds Really Work!
McMillin Real Estate 133 ROSELAND DRIVE 3 bedroom, 2 bath brick home with double car garage, on one plus acre with small fenced backyard, close to WES. 1567 square ft liveable with 567 square ft garage with two utility rooms. 601-630-6618.
29. Unfurnished Apartments
601-636-8193 VicksburgRealEstate.com FOR SALE BY OWNER. Newly remodeled 3 bedroom, 1.5 baths, Call Tony at 601-638-2781.
Find a Honey of a Deal in the Classifieds...Zero in on that most wanted or hard to find item.
29. Unfurnished Apartments
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Utilities Paid • Downtown Convenience • to Fine Restaurants, Shops, Churches, Banks & Casinos Secure High-Rise Building • Off Street Parking • 9 1/2 Foot Ceilings • Beautiful River Views • Senior Discounts •
801 Clay Street • Vicksburg George Mayer R/E Management
34. Houses For Sale Big River Realty Rely on 20 years of experience in Real Estate.
DAVID A. BREWER 601-631-0065
35. Lots For Sale BOVINA AREA- LAKE front, cul-de-sac, approximately 1.5 acres. $25,000. No mobile homes. 601-8310302.
36. Farms & Acreage EXCELLENT DUCK, DEER, hog hunting. Super access, Blanton Mississippi. 370 acres, ONLY $1,700 per acre. 706-499-5874, 662-607-6082.
37. Recreational Vehicles 2001 GULFSTREAM 28 foot 5th wheel. 2 slides, low mileage, book $17,500 asking $15,000. 601-831-4879, 601-636-4879.
39. Motorcycles, Bicycles 2008 HONDA 250 4wheeler. 4 speed racing, 2 wheel drive, needs minor work. $1250. 601-638-9162 or 601-529-4675.
40. Cars & Trucks 1997 DODGE 1997 DODGESTRATUS. STRTUS. Excellent condition, 4 door, gas saver. $2600. 601-6186441. 2002 FORD EXPLORER Sport Trac truck, 125,000 miles, well maintained, $8,500. 601-636-7268, 601573-0253.
CALL 601-636-SELL AND PLACE YOUR CLASSIFIED AD TODAY.
No Utility Deposit Required
601-638-7831• •201 201Berryman Berryman Rd 601-638-7831 Rd.
• 1 Bedroom/ 1 Bath 2 Bedrooms/ 2 Bath Studios & Efficiencies
Sybil Caraway....601-218-2869 Catherine Roy....601-831-5790 Rick McAllister..601-218-1150 Mincer Minor.....601-529-0893 Jim Hobson.........601-415-0211
Great Staff Great Location, Location, Hard-Working Hard-Working Staff
Classic Elegance in Modern Surroundings
Rip Hoxie, Land Pro....601-260-9149 Jill Waring Upchurch....601-906-5012 Carla Watson...............601-415-4179 Judy Uzzle-Ashley....601-994-4663 Mary D. Barnes.........601-966-1665 Stacie Bowers-Griffin...601-218-9134 Andrea Upchurch.......601-831-6490
Open Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5:30pm
501 Fairways Drive Vicksburg
1803 Clay Street www.jonesandupchurch.com
34. Houses For Sale
40. Cars & Trucks
29. Unfurnished Apartments
FALL CLEARANCE 2000 to 2005 Models starting at $900 Down $250 per Month Gary’s Cars -Hwy 61S
601-883-9995 Get pre-approved @ www.garyscfl.com Looking for a new ride? Check our online listings today. Just go to www.vicksburgpost.com
29. Unfurnished Apartments
MAGNOLIA MANOR APARTMENTS Elderly & Disabled 3515 Manor Drive Vicksburg, Ms. 601-636-3625 Equal Housing Opportunity
OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3 527 OAKWOOD DRIVE • 2:00-4:00PM • This four bedroom/ two bath home in Oak Park Subdivision includes formal living/dining room, a den with a fireplace, eat-in kitchen, a large covered patio, two car covered parking, a large storage room and private rear yard. All this for under 120K! Come by on Sunday to view this moderately priced home in a great close-in county neighborhood. 2735 Washington Street Vicksburg, MS 601-638-6243
The Car Store CARS • CARS • CARS• CARS• CARS 00 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX GTP V1837RR17 Months @ $230 per month ......... $725*down $270 per month .... $855**down 04 CHEVY *"CAVALIER LS V1982.............28 Months 11- " 1-*@ " $ $ " 00 BUICK 915-**down *"CENTURY LIMITED V1976 .....26 Months 11-*@ "240 per month .....$ 1 $ 04 CHEVY MALIBU LS V1986.................28 Months @ 280 per month 1100*down 02 PONTIAC GRAND AM GT V2014......28 Months @ $240 per month . $1170*down 00 CHEVY IMPALA LS V1897R................19 Months @ $210 per month . $1170*down $ 1-**down " *" GRAND PRIX V1941R.........23 Months 061P-ONTIAC 1-@*$"240 per month .$ 1215 $ 07 CHEVY MALIBU LS V1993................28 Months @ 330 per month 1275*down 02 BUICK LESABRE LIMITED V2035.....27 Months @ $280 per month $1275*down 00 CADILLAC DEVILLE V2041 .................26 Months @ $290 per month $1400*down 05 CHEVY IMPALA LS V2040..................28 Months @ $320 per month $1660*down TRUCKS • TRUCKS • TRUCKS • TRUCKS 00 DODGE DURANGO 4X4 V1981 ..........28 Months @ $270 per month $1065*down 04 CHEVY TRAILBLAZER 4X4 V1955R ..24 Months @ $240 per month .$1290*down 03 CHEVY TRAILBLAZER 4X4 RV1995...28 Months @ $320 per month $1345*down 02 FORD SPORTMAX 4X4 V2018...28 Months @ $330 per month .........$1380*down -
SHAMROCK 1, 2, & 3 bedrooms and townhomes available immediately.
4305 WOODSIDE DRIVE. By owner, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, with sun room, shop, fenced yard on lake. $148,000. Call Tommy or Tammy, 601-218-4629, 601-218-0911.
29. Unfurnished Apartments
Live in a Quality Built Apartment for LESS! All brick, concrete floors and double walls provide excellent soundproofing, security, and safety. 601-638-1102 • 601-415-3333
Jones & Upchurch Real Estate Agency
BARGAIN!! PRIME OFFICE space, $450 monthly. Call 601629-7305 or 601-291-1148.
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Hwy 552, McBride area, 8 acres, 2700 square feet. Tri-level sitting atop a beautiful hill overlooking creek with a view unique to the area ideal for a permanent home, weekender or hunting lodge, 4 bedroom, 3 bath, den, dining, stone fireplace, playroom, 2 decks, $120,000 must see! 662-890-4451, 662-404-1292.
Licensed in MS and LA
• Pool • Fireplace • Spacious Floor Plans 601-629-6300
Classified Advertising really brings big results!
Bradford Ridge Apartments
AUDUBON HILLS Gorgeous 4 bedroom, 4.5bath, 4,200 square foot home with 3-car garage on one forested acre. Groundfloor master suite, 9 walk-in closets, many built-ins, lush landscaping, private porches and deck, city convenience. 110 Woodstock Drive. Call 601-638-5297.
1997 16x80 GATEWAY 3 bedroom, 2 bath, good condition, must be moved, no owner financing, $11,000. 601-301-0064.
33. Commercial Property
34. Houses For Sale FOR SALE OR LEASE. 899 National Street. Completely renovated. 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath. 1504 square feet. 601-885-4354.
• Lake Surrounds Community
601-638-2231 TAKING-IT-BACK Outreach Ministry, 1314 Filmore Street, at Miller's Tire Mart, off Clay. Sofa, end table, VHS tapes, boy's shoes (size 8), Chuck Taylor, Bass, Name brand small lady's (0, 2, 3, 5, extra small) pants, dresses (some coctail), suits, skirts, uniforms, purses, lots more, too much to list! Hours are Thursday, Friday 9am-5pm. Saturday 8am-5pm.
32. Mobile Homes For Sale
34. Houses For Sale
TURN KEY SPA Business for sale. Very successful High traffic area. Call 601-218-1491 serious inquiries only!
Voted #1 Apartments in the 2009 Reader’s Choice
Completely furnished 1 bedroom and Studio Apartments. All utilities paid including cable and internet. Enclosed courtyard, Laundry room. Great location. $750 - $900 month. 601-415-9027, 601-638-4386.
TAKING APPLICATIONS TO rent a mobile home. 2 Bedrooms, $200 deposit, $400 monthly, water furnished, no pets! 601-6360643.
MODERN OFFICE FOR rent. Downtown area. 600 square feet, kitchenette, shower, wi-fi, parking. $495 601-529-6093.
River City Lawn Care You grow it - we mow it! Affordable and professional. Lawn and landscape maintenance. Cut, bag, trim, edge. 601-529-6168.
28. Furnished Apartments
MEADOWBROOK PROPERTIES. 2 or 3 bedroom mobile homes, south county. Deposit required. 601-619-9789.
I CLEAN HOUSES! 35 years experience, days only. Call 601-529-6650 days or 601-631-2482, nights.
FURNISHED BEDROOM Overlooking Washington Street. Deposit required. 601-638-5943, 662-8734236, after 5pm 662-873-2878 leave message.
3 BEDROOMS, 2 BATHS renovated, $500 monthly, nice size lot. Call 601-2185910.
Brian Moore Realty Connie - Owner/ Agent
20+ years experience, weekly, bi-weekly, monthly cleaning schedules. Honest and dependable FREE ESTIMATES. Call Ruth at 601.638.1057 References Available
27. Rooms For Rent
31. Mobile Homes For Rent
504 FAIRWAYS DRIVE, follow the landing, Saturday, 7am-12 noon, Fall sale, come find a great bargain and more! 100 Newitt Vick Drive. Household goods, women's, men's and boys clothing. Womens petite clothes 12-14. Some Furniture. Saturday, 7am-12pm.
24. Business Services
28. Furnished Apartments
A PA RT M E N T S
Be the first to live in one of our New Apartments! Available January 1st 2010 SUPERIOR QUALITY, CUSTOM OAK CABINETS, EXTRA LARGE MASTER BEDROOM, & WASHER / DRYER HOOKUPS SAFE!!! ALL UNITS HAVE AUTOMATIC SPRINKLER SYSTEM
SENIOR CITIZEN DISCOUNT
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601-638-6015 • 2800 Clay Street • Vicksburg, MS • Sat. 9-12
Saturday, October 2, 2010
The Vicksburg Post
#3180P 2006 CHEV COBALT .........ONLY: $169/mo.* #3173P 2007 CHEV COBALT .........ONLY: $189/mo.* #3172P 2009 CHEV COBALT .........ONLY: $214/mo.* *With approved credit, plus tax and title
#3233PA 2006 CHEVY COLORADO EXT. CAB..............................................$12,988 #3221P 2006 CHEVY TRAILBLAZER ...............$14,988 #3214PA 2006 CHEVY TRAILBLAZER ...............$14,988 #3227P 2006 CHEVY EQUINOX .......................$14,988 #3220P 2007 CHEVY TRAILBLAZER ...............$15,488 #3226P 2006 CHEVY EQUINOX .......................$15,988 #3158P 2007 CHEVY SILVERADO EXT CAB ..............................................$18,988 #3168P 2009 CHEVY SILVERADO EXT CAB ..............................................$19,488 #3179P 2006 GMC SIERRA CREW CAB 4X4 ...................................$20,988 #3177P 2007 CHEVY SILVERADO EXT CAB 4X4 .......................................$20,988 #3219P 2008 CHEVY COLORADO CREW CAB ..........................................$20,988
#3231P #3232P #3053P #3199P
2007 2008 2009 2010
CHEVY CHEVY CHEVY CHEVY
IMPALA .......ONLY IMPALA .......ONLY IMPALA .......ONLY IMPALA .......ONLY
$256/mo.* $275/mo.* $292/mo.* $320/mo.*
2007 CHEV SILVERADO CREW CAB ..........................................$21,688 #4700A 2007 CHEVY AVALANCHE..................$21,988 #3238P 2007 CHEVY TAHOE............................$23,988 #3224P 2007 CHEVY SILVERADO 1500 CREW CAB LT ............................$23,988 #3204P 2007 GMC ACADIA ..............................$23,988 #3156P 2007 GMC YUKON XL..........................$26,988 #3184P 2007 CHEVY SILVERADO CREW CAB 4X4 ...................................$25,988 #3188P 2008 CHEVY SILVERADO CREW CAB 4X4 ...................................$27,988 #3201P 2007 CHEVY TAHOE 4X4 ....................$29,988 #3211P 2007 CHEVY TAHOE............................$29,988 #3215P 2008 BUICK ENCLAVE........................$29,988
PLUS MANY MORE TO CHOOSE FROM!
PREOWNED DURAMAX DIESELS:
PREOWNED TRUCKS AND SUVS:
#5401A 2003 CHEVY SILVERADO DURAMAX DIESEL 4X4.............................................$14,988 #3223P 2008 GMC SIERRA 2500HD DURAMAX DIESEL CREW CAB 4X4........................$39,988 #3191P 2008 CHEVY SILVERADO 2500HD DURAMAX DIESEL LT2 ONLY 22500 MILES ...........$41,988 #3222P 2010 CHEVY SILVERADO 2500HD CREW CAB LTZ 4X4 DURAMAX DIESEL ONLY 14,500 MILES ...................................................$46,988
#3237P #3236P #3155P #3135P #3154P #3239P
2007 2006 2009 2009 2009 2010
CADILLAC CADILLAC CADILLAC CADILLAC CADILLAC CADILLAC
CTS .................................................$19,988 SRX .................................................$19,988 DTS 4DR SDN ................................$27,988 STS 4DR SDN V8 ...........................$33,488 STS 4DR SDN ................................$34,388 CTS 4DR SDN ................................$35,988
PREOWNED VEHICLES UNDER $8,988: #3193PA #8140A #3203PA #5118B #5481A #5481AA #5441A #5487A
1995 1995 1999 2003 1999 1999 2004 2002
PONTIAC GRAND PRIX......................................$3,995 HONDA ACCORD................................................$4,988 DODGE CARAVAN ..............................................$5,988 FORD MUSTANG ................................................$5,988 BUICK REGAL GRAND SPORT.........................$6,988 NISSAN ALTIMA..................................................$6,988 DODGE RAM 2500 ..............................................$8,988 DODGE DURANGO.............................................$8,988
#5464A #5452AC #5469A #5423A
2002 TOYOTA SEQUOIA ............................................$11,988 2006 NISSAN TITAN ...................................................$15,988 2007 TOYOTA TUNDRA ..............................................$23,988 2007 TOYOTA 4RUNNER............................................$25,988
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TOPIC SATURDAY, oc tobe r 2, 2010 • SE C T I O N D COMICS D2 | KIDS PAGE D3 Karen Gamble, managing editor | E-mail: email@example.com | Tel: 601.636.4545 ext 137
Neil Young, left, and Daniel Lanois
Neil Young, Lanois work together on ‘Le Noise’ By Chris Talbott AP entertainment writer NASHVILLE — Some of your louder rock ’n’ roll bands can make the Ryman Auditorium floorboards rattle a little. Few, though, have shaken the pews like Neil Young with just his electric guitar. Young has been known to make a racket with a distinctive guitar sound that has influenced two generations of musicians. The low rumble he sent through the foundation at the Ryman in June, employing the technology he used on his new Daniel Lanois-produced album, “Le Noise,” was something very different, however. In the audience, the air seemed to vibrate — as well as the listener’s ribcage. “Even though it was shaking the building it wasn’t loud enough to hurt you,” Young said recently in a phone interview from California. It was that sound that drew Young to Lanois, whose all-star collaboration list includes U2, Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan and Peter Gabriel. Lanois has given over his Los Angeles mansion to the pursuit of new sounds: Many of the rooms are crammed with gear, set up to make something unique and new. Young was immediately intrigued when he plugged into the elaborate system built by Lanois and engineer Mark Howard. “The house is alive,” Young said. “The music was all through the house.” What emerged from those recording sessions is new, even for the everrestless Young. “Le Noise” is full of interesting sounds and experiments, on both acoustic and electric guitars. In a sense, it’s Young as he first emerged as a performer — alone with his guitar singing about things completely personal and wholly universal. But 45 years worth of technological advances make it a very different experience. Lanois’ setup allows Young to inhabit all the spaces that a band would — high guitar notes, low bass notes, the rhythm, the melody — simultaneously. “We might’ve just reinvented rock ’n’ roll to a degree, to have it just being one person and for the record to have all that power; it’s something, man,” Lanois said. “It’s the opposite to where other people are going. Most rock records now are just piling more stuff See Young, Page D3.
Local 4-H members Kendra James, left, and Shiloh Roberts prepare goods to be entered in the Mississippi State Fair, which kicks off Wednesday at the State Fairgrounds in Jackson. Kendra, 15, is the daughter of Michael James Sr. and Jatones Jones. Shiloh, 13, is the daughter of Dave and Sherry Roberts. Kendra will enter a pillow in the crafts competition, and Shiloh and goat SugarSugar will enter the livestock contest. KATIE CARTER•The Vicksburg Post
2010 Mississippi State Fair The The entertainment The fair’s featured entertainbasics ment will be the Hank Williams
The 151st annual Mississippi State Fair will kick off at 5 p.m. Wednesday and run through Oct. 17 at the State Fairgrounds in Jackson. Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for bus passengers and free for children younger than 6. Parking is $5 for cars and $10 for buses. Admission and parking are free from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekdays. Advance tickets — six for $18, a $30 value — are available at Trustmark Bank branches and the Mississippi Coliseum Box Office until 5 p.m. Wednesday. Children 12 and younger who visit www.msfair.net, click on the “151st Mississippi State Fair Coloring Page” and present a colored page Wednesday and Oct. 12 will be admitted to the fair free. Ride tickets are $5 for four, $25 for 22 and $60 for 55.
Jr. Rowdy Friends Show, set for 7 p.m. Oct. 16 at the coliseum. Tickets run from $28 to $128, with a VIP option available. Fair admission is free with the purchase of an advance concert ticket. Call the box office at 601-353Hank 0603. Williams Jr. Free entertainment will also be offered. Shows begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Budweiser Pavilion on the midway. • Wednesday — Easton Corbin • Thursday — Herman’s Hermits with Peter Noone • Friday — Ronnie Milsap • Oct. 11 — Bellamy Brothers • Oct. 12 — Eric Church • Oct. 13 — 38 Special
• Oct. 14 — Boyz II Men Also free at the Budweiser Pavilion: • 7 p.m. Oct. 15 — Vasti Jackson • 9 p.m. Oct. 15 — Home Remedy • 1:30 p.m. Oct. 17 — Bluegrass and gospel show featuring Bill and Temperance, the Larry Wallace Band, and Alan Sibley and the Magnolia Ramblers
Other info The State Fairgrounds is located off Exit 96-B (High Street) from Interstate 55. The entrance is at the second traffic light, to the left. Featured during the nearly twoweek-long fair are livestock shows, contests, rides on the midway, food vendors, a petting zoo and more. Check the Mississippi State Fair website for more information and a full schedule of events. Go to www.mdac.state.ms.us and click on the “2010 MS State Fair” link.
Louise Benton, back right, and Gloria Smith check out crafts by the Warren County Homemaker Volunteers that will head to the State Fair. Julia Blake’s knitted children’s sweater, foreground, was named Best in Show. Of the 46 items entered locally, five by Blake will head to the fair, five by Ruby Harris, two by Elizabeth Redmon, three by Smith, one by Mary Qasim, four by Ila Mae Reeves, eight by Phyllis Tingle, two by Olive Watson, one by Kristen White and one by Kristie White.
GardenMama full of practical advice for Southerners “Questions and Answers for Deep South Gardeners” by Nellie Neal is full of useful information and real questions Neal says she has gathered from her 15-plus years of doing a weekly radio program and writing and speaking with gardening groups across the Deep South. A double major in English and horticulture from Louisiana State University prepared her well for a career as Mississippi’s premier GardenMama, a title she wears proudly. In the book’s forward, Neal says her approach to gardening is simple — start with the dirt and stay with the program. Amend native soil
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as needed to create good growing conditions, then make smart plant and site choices, water and fertilize as required and practice pest and disease prevention whenever possible. In “Questions and Answers,” Neal breaks the year into quarters and provides an introduction to the season and lists cul-
tural practices the gardener should address at that time of year. She also offers tidbits she has learned from her own growing experiences, words and definitions, and a series of gardeners’ questions. Novice to well-seasoned gardeners will like the lists scattered throughout, including: Perennials for Shady Gardens, Perennial Herbs for Fall Planting, Easiest Perennials to Grow and Unbeatable narcissi and daffodils. Garden-related recipes for potting mix, raspberry vinaigrette, rosemary barbecue, herbed pot roast and potaSee GardenMama, Page D3.
If you go The GardenMama will sign copies of her books from noon to 2 p.m. today at LoNellie relei Books Neal on Washington Street. Her weekly radio program is broadcast at 8 a.m. Saturdays on WVGB-1490 AM, and her website is www.GardenMama.com.
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Study: Kids with ADHD more likely to have missing DNA LONDON (AP) — Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are twice as likely to have missing or extra chromosomes than other children — the first evidence that the disorder is genetic, a new study says. British researchers compared the genomes of 366 white British children from 5 to 17 years old with attention deficit hyperactivity, or ADHD, to those of more than 1,000 similar children without the disorder. The scientists focused on a sequence of genes linked to brain development that has previously been connected to conditions like autism and schizophrenia. In children without ADHD, about 7 percent of them had deleted or doubled chromosomes in the analyzed gene sequence. But among children with the disorder, researchers discovered about 14 percent had such genetic alterations. Scientists also found that 36 percent of children with learning disabilities in the study had the chromosomal abnormalities. “This is the first time we’ve found that children with ADHD have chunks of DNA that are either duplicated or missing,” said Anita Thapar, a professor at the MRC Centre in Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics at Cardiff University who was one of the study’s authors. She said the findings are too early to affect diagnosis or treatment and are only applicable to people of European Caucasian descent because
In children without ADHD, about 7 percent of them had deleted or doubled chromosomes in the analyzed gene sequence. But among children with the disorder, researchers discovered about 14 percent had such genetic alterations.
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studies have not been done yet on other ethnicities. The condition is estimated to affect millions of children around the world, and scientists have long thought the disorder has a genetic component. U.S. experts estimate that ADHD affects from 3 percent to 5 percent of schoolage children in the United States. There are no figures for developing nations. The study was paid for by Action Research, Baily Thomas Charitable Trust, the Wellcome Trust, Britain’s Medical Research Council and the European Union. It was published online Wednesday in the medical journal Lancet. Peter Burbach, a professor of molecular neuroscience at University Medical Center Utrecht in the Netherlands, was surprised
some of the genetic defects found for ADHD were identical to ones for autism and schizophrenia. He was not connected to the Lancet research.
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GardenMama Continued from Page D1. toes, and other family favorites are simple and can be made with readily available ingredients. Pruning is a subject that too many gardeners fear. Neal has it covered in her Pruning All Year section. Winter pruning usually stifles growth, she says, while spring and summer pruning stimulate it. She warns against pruning within six weeks of the first expected frost, which generally occurs here around the middle of November. Neal lives in Jackson and has gardened in the South all her life. She understands the problems that face gardeners in our hot, humid and challenging climate. A member of
the Garden Writers Association, she is also the author of “Getting Started in Southern Gardening” and “Organic Gardening Down South.” She has contributed to numerous publications from Ortho and Rodale Press. The GardenMama is a funny, smart, practical gardener and author who loves to give advice and encouragement to not only green thumbs, but brown ones who want to be green. •
Miriam Jabour, a Master Gardener and Master Flower Show judge, has been active in the Openwood Plantation Garden Club for over 35 years. Write to her at 1114 Windy Lake Drive, Vicksburg, MS 39183.
“There’s a great chance the environment is modifying these genes,” Burbach said, adding the genes could lead to several brain disorders, depending on things like the
Do your feet ever get sweaty? And stinky? Bacteria are the reason. They eat the dead skin cells on your feet. After eating the dead skin cells on your feet, the bacteria have to get rid of their waste. It’s the bacteria’s waste that smells bad. Yuck!
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Feet are full of action. In fact there are many verbs that describe what people can do with feet. Match these verbs with a picture showing that action. What other verbs can you think of that feet can do?
Continued from Page D1. points out, “It’s an angry world for the businessman and the fisherman,” perhaps shining a light on the fight over the oil spill. “Peaceful Valley Boulevard” is cast in the mold of classics like “Aurora Borealis” and “Cortez The Killer,” showing how mistakes made centuries ago grow and magnify over time until God cried tears that were a “pounding rain” and “a child was born and wondered why.” And then there’s the brittle and beautiful “Love and War,” on which Young lays down this shocking statement: “When I sing about love and war/I don’t really know what I’m saying.” Isn’t that a profoundly confusing statement from the artist who gave us “Ohio” and “Impeach the President”? Young chuckles before answering. “It’s such a deep subject and there’s really no one answer,” he said. “There’s nobody who really knows. It just seems to be a part of the human condition to get in wars over and over again for as long as human beings have been around. So I have opinions but I’m not so sure that they’re right.”
some Romanian orphans, Asherson said there was proof that severe deprivation at an early age can lead to ADHD or other neurological problems. Asherson said the medical world was still years away from being able to correct ADHD. “The study doesn’t tell us a lot about what’s going on in the brains of people with ADHD,” he said. “If we can find out more about these genes and how they affect brain development, that may give us inroads, but it’s hard to say when that will be.”
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Young on top and compressing it more and (equalizing) it more. Well, we went the other way. We decided to feature the landscape more so you could see what the center of it was.” At its center, of course, is Young. Two of the 64-yearold’s three most recent albums of new material have carried heavy messages about things like electric cars and energy consumption (“Fork in the Road”) and the Bush administration (“Living With War”). Young acknowledges “Le Noise” is much more personal than those albums, but he’s not going to label it. “I think it’s a — I don’t know — a spiritual record in some kind of ways,” Young said. “There’s a lot to do with love on the record. Love is in almost every song, and so it had a spiritual layer to it. It’s not trying to do anything. It’s just trying to be itself.” And on a handful of songs — “Walk With Me,” “Sign of Love” and “The Hitchhiker” — that description sounds about right. Other times, it feels like Young is as contrarian and relevant as ever. On “Angry World,” with its looped vocals working like the background noise that fills our lives these days, Young
child’s upbringing and other genetic factors. He also thought scientists might eventually be able to reverse ADHD. “This is not a structural abnormality in the brain, it’s just the last phase of development that’s gone wrong,” he said. “It could be the brain just needs to be fine-tuned.” Philip Asherson, a professor of molecular psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry at King’s College London, said the study only dealt with a subset of people with ADHD and said the environment should still be considered a cause. In the case of
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