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Uncle held on charges related to ’09 Cary killings By Pamela Hitchins

Trick-or-treating in Vicksburg and Warren County will be from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 31.

The uncle of a Cary woman found stabbed to death in her home 13 months ago was arrested in Vicksburg Tuesday on charges related to her death. Tony Stamps, age and address unavailable, was charged with obstruction of justice and tampering with

Karitha Carroll

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evidence in the Sept. 23, 2009, double homicide of Karitha

Carroll, 31, and her 3-year-old daughter, Jamaya Carroll. Authorities said Stamps discovered their bodies at Karitha Carroll’s home on U.S. 61, when he went to find out why his niece hadn’t reported for work or responded to calls and text messages from family and co-workers. Karitha Carroll was found on a bedroom floor with

multiple stab wounds to her chest, and Jamaya was found in the bed with multiple slash wounds to her neck. Sharkey County Sheriff Lindsey Adams said today he could not discuss the charges against Stamps because the investigation was ongoing. He would not rule out the possibility of additional charges being filed against Stamps, who turned himself

in to Sharkey County investigators after they contacted him by phone and arranged to pick him up in Vicksburg. Stamps was being held in Rankin County, Adams said, but was expected to be returned to Sharkey County today for an initial hearing, at which time a judge would set a bond amount. See Slaying, Page A9.


‘Don’t ask, don’t tell’ stands, court says


By The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court has frozen a judge’s order halting the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy, even as the Pentagon said it would work to come up with new guidelines regarding gays in the military. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday temporarily granted the U.S. government’s request for a freeze on the judge’s order. The appellate court had instructed lawyers for the gay rights group that brought the lawsuit successfully challenging the policy to file arguments in response by Monday. The judges would then decide whether to extend the temporary stay while it considers the government’s appeal of U.S. District Judge Virginia Phillips’ ruling that the policy was unconstitutional. The 1993 “don’t ask, don’t tell” rule says gays may serve but only if they keep secret their sexual orientation. President Barack Obama said last week that the Clinton-era law “will end on my watch” but added that “It has to be done in a way that is orderly, because we are involved in a war right now.” He said he supports repeal of the policy, but only after careful review and an act of Congress. A new CBS News Poll says a majority of respondents supports allowing gays and lesbians to serve openly in the military. The survey conducted Oct. 6-8, found 56 percent of those questioned were in favor of open service, compared with 31 percent in opposition. CBS said that result was similar to a February poll on the same topic which found 58 percent favored and 28 percent opposed. It was unclear what

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TODAY IN HISTORY 1797: The U.S. Navy frigate Constitution, also known as “Old Ironsides,” is christened in Boston’s harbor. 1879: Thomas Edison perfects a workable electric light. 1960: Democrat John F. Kennedy and Republican Richard M. Nixon clash in their fourth and final presidential debate.

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Cartoonist Gene Ambaum points to Catherine Nathan, a libraria n from First Regional Library nando, during a Wednesday ses in Hersion of the Mississippi Library Association meeting at the Vick Convention Center. sburg

Cartoonists keep state librarians in stitches By Danny Barrett Jr. Whether it’s Dewey’s prickly answers when pesky patrons ask vague questions or the sunny disposition of children’s section librarian Tamara, the subBill ject Ferris matter of an online comic strip is pulled straight from daily life between the shelves, its creators say. When the fictitious Mallville Public Library faces budget or staff cuts, no one can address it. A book gets dropped in the return


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slot with an uncooked piece of bacon, marking its pages with oily residue. Homeless people frequent the library — using the shelves as a place to catch a snooze, waiting for the next cooking class to start. “There’s nothing we can do that isn’t trumped by

real life,” said Bill Barnes, a software designer from Seattle who began cowriting and editing the “Unshelved” comic strip series in 2002 with Gene Ambaum, the pen name of a Seattle-area librarian. Together, they’ve helped illustrate that libraries aren’t so quiet after all. “You

don’t ever make a public comment about catalogers if you don’t know them,” Ambaum said as the pair entertained library workers Wednesday at the 2010 Mississippi Library Association conference at the Vicksburg Convention Center. People who come into libraries are as unreasonable as everywhere, but in a funny way, Barnes and Ambaum say. Clips from their eight years behind the screen of the webcomic were brought to life by audience volunteers who depicted the stock characters of American library patronage — the crying See MLA, Page A2.

Cartoonist Bill Barnes, right, talks about the comic strip “Unshelved.”

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New group to target economy, education in the Delta By Shelia Byrd The Associated Press JACKSON — Dickie Stevens, president of a catfish processing company in the Delta, knows there are already several groups

attempting to bolster the poverty-stricken region, but he believes there’s room for one more. Stevens is a member of the executive board of the Mississippi Delta Strategic Compact, which was given

its formal charge this week. The compact was created on the recommendation of a legislative task force that spent more than two years studying ways to improve the region. The 18-county Delta, which


includes Warren and neighboring Issaquena, Sharkey and Yazoo, has some of the highest poverty rates in the country, and has been plagued by illiteracy and health care woes. Hundreds of millions of

government dollars have been pumped into the area over the years, and numerous organizations have been created with the sole purpose of improving quality of

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Thursday, October 21, 2010

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Football, field trip, fun Vicksburg Junior High students Beau Geter, 14, center right, and Kyle Parrish, 13, go in for the catch during a field trip Wednesday downtown. About 115 students were being rewarded for good grades. Beau is the son of Clifford Geter and Yvonne Bliss. Kyle is the son of Billy Parrish and Kim Parrish.

JACKSON (AP) — The mayor of Mississippi’s largest city wants a strip club to remove billboards around Jackson. The billboards for Danny’s Downtown show a woman in a bikini holding a stripper pole and the caption: “Strippers love to climb our pole.” Mayor Harvey Johnson wrote a letter earlier this week asking a company to remove the signs because of “public outcry” over their “explicit nature.” City spokesman Christopher Mims said today the letter was sent to the wrong company. Mims said a letter is being sent to the proper parties. Mims also said city officials discussed the situation with Danny’s attorneys Wednesday, though no agreement was reached. No one answered the phone at Danny’s today.

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Vicksburg man held on stolen check charge A Vicksburg man was in the Issaquena County Jail this morning, charged with uttering a forgery, said Vicksburg police Lt. Bobby Stewart. DeWayne Jackson, 52, 1802 South St., was arrested on a warrant at his home just after 6 p.m. Wednesday, Stewart said. He is accused of passing a stolen check for $750 at the Trustmark Bank on Halls Ferry Road. Jackson was being held on


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arrested at 8 a.m. Wednesday and was being held without bond.

$25,000 bond, said Stewart.

Guns, electronics Vicksburg woman held hot in burglaries on probation violation Two residential burglarA Vicksburg woman was in the Warren County Jail this morning, charged with probation violation, jail records showed. Angela Goodwin, 37, 574 Boy Scout Road, was

ies were reported Wednesday, said Vicksburg police Lt. Bobby Stewart. At 9 a.m., a Motorola Rage cell phone valued at $100, a clock radio/CD player valued at $80, a Sanyo 40-inch televi-

while the courts continue to consider the question. The White House referred questions to the Justice Department. Alisa Finelli, a spokesperson for the Justice Department, declined to comment Wednesday. A lawyer for the Log Cabin Republicans said the group was disappointed, but called it a minor setback. The group, which brought its lawsuit in 2004, argues that forcing gays in uniform to remain silent about their per-

sonal lives violates their First Amendment rights and that the military’s reluctance to end the policy was based on unfounded fears, not facts. “We hope that the 9th Circuit will recognize the inherent contradiction in the government’s arguments for a longer stay in light of eight full days of non-enforcement with no ‘enormous consequences,”’ said Alexander Nicholson, a gay veteran who also was a plaintiff in the Log Cabin lawsuit.

sion valued at $150 and a pair of lamps valued at $55 each were reported missing from a home in the 3000 block of Washington Street. At 11 p.m., a Browning .30-06 semiautomatic rifle valued at $600, a Colt .22 pistol valued at $150 and a Winchester 12-guage pump action shotgun valued at $150 were reported missing from a home in the 1600 block of Military Avenue.

Gays Continued from Page A1. effect the temporary freeze would have on the Pentagon, which has already informed recruiters to accept openly gay recruits and has suspended discharge proceedings for gay service members. Defense Department spokesman Col. Dave Lapan said this morning that he expected new guidelines would be announced later in the day. The military could at least temporarily return to its policy banning gays and lesbians from serving openly

Government lawyers argue that striking down the policy and ordering the Pentagon to immediately allow openly gay service members could harm troop morale and unit cohesion. The order was signed by the three 9th Circuit judges hearing emergency motions this month: Diarmuid F. O’Scannlain and Stephen S. Trott,appointed by President Ronald Reagan, and William A. Fletcher, an appointee of President Bill Clinton.

baby, the drunk homeless guy, the loud couple who pierces the silence of the library with an argument and the warbling library administrator who speaks of policies, strategies and other engaging topics. “It’s like ‘Cheers’ — with books,” Barnes said. “What we’re basically doing is a sitcom, and in sitcoms the characters don’t know they’re in a sitcom.” Jennifer Smith, director for the Warren County-Vicksburg Public Library and president-elect of the MLA, says she’s a big fan of the strip. “We all have to laugh at ourselves around here,” Smith said. Seven complete collections of the comic strip have been published in paperback by the pair’s company, Overdue Media LLC. The online strip has a virtual circulation of about 45,000, through e-mail and web feeds. This year’s MLA convention continues through Friday and is themed Outside the Lines: Defining Ourselves. It features sessions by writers, professors and others. Friday’s session will begin with an address by Warren County native Dr. Bill Ferris, a folklorist, professor, author of 10 books and former chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities. The cost to attend is $15 for non-MLA members. Call the VCC at 601-630-2929. About 362 people have registered to attend speeches and events, said Erin Powell, VCC’s sales and marketing manager.

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CHURCHES Bypass Church of Christ — Revival, 7 tonight; Larry Burrell of Monroe, speaker; nursery provided; Dr. Willie Nettle, host preacher; 787 U.S. 61 North. Warren County Baptist Association — Fall convention with Warren County Women’s Association; 9:30 today-Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday, E.D. Straughter Baptist Memorial Center, 1411 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.; the Rev. Robert Miller, moderator. Mount Pisgah M.B. — Women’s ministry yard sale; 6:30 a.m. Saturday; parking lot of old bowling alley, Clay Street. Zion Travelers — Yard sale, 7 a.m. Saturday; 1701 Poplar St.

Greater Grove Street M.B. — Noon Saturday, open house by I Can Fly Community Youth Ministries; ages 12-20; 601218-1354 or 601-572-1949; 2715 Alcorn Drive. St. Peter M.B. — Youth department musical, 1 p.m. Saturday; guest choirs, soloists invited; 1710 Crawford St. Gibson Memorial United Methodist — Fall festival, 2-5 p.m. Saturday; 335 Oak Ridge Road. Eagle Lake Baptist — Fall festival, 4-8 p.m. Saturday; hamburgers, hot dogs, games; Eagle Lake community. Mount Olive Baptist — Choir program, 4 p.m. Saturday; the Rev. Richard Hopkins, pastor; 210 Villanova Road. The Lutheran Church of the Messiah — Germanfest, 4-7 p.m. Saturday; bratwurst plate with potato salad, beans and roll, $8; hot dog plate with chips and beans, $4; desserts and carry out available; 301 Cain Ridge Road Mount Pilgrim M.B., Freetown — Appreciation program for Gracie Daniel, 5 p.m. Saturday; Joseph Brown, pastor.

New Mount Elem M.B. — Teens in Jeans musical extravaganza, 6 p.m. Saturday, 3014 Wisconsin Ave.; Sons of God, Favored, Sharkey-Issaquena Mass Choir; Airrica Bowman, 601-218-4346. House of Israel and Hebrew Cultural Center — Fish fry fundraiser, noon Sunday; 601906-8121; 1500 Washington St. Christ Episcopal, Sunday School Building — Spiritual education of children for ages 6-10 and junior youth programs for ages 11-14, 4-5 p.m. Tuesdays; co-sponsored by the Baha’is of Vicksburg; Jeanine Hensley, 601-415-3253; Alma Smith, 601-636-8628; two doors down from church at 1115 Main St.; e-mail:

CLUBS Vicksburg Homecoming Benevolent — 7 tonight, Jackson Street Community Center, 923 Walnut St. Versatile Civic and Social Club — Oldies dance, 9 p.m. Saturday; costume and dance contests; $5 in advance, $7 at

the door; 601-638-7212; The Hut, 1618 Main St. Rosa A. Temple High Class of 1965 Reunion — 3 p.m. Sunday; planning meeting; Pleasant Green Baptist Church, 817 Bowman St.; 601-636-5958, 601-634-8150 or 601-6385440. Mu XI Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority — 4 p.m. Sunday; 2715 Alcorn Drive. Rosa A. Temple High Class of 1971 Reunion — 5 p.m. Sunday; planning meeting; St. Mark Freewill Baptist, 2606 Hannah Ave.

PUBLIC PROGRAMS Senior Center — Friday: 10 a.m., beanbag bingo; 1 p.m. card games. Levi’s — A Gathering Place; tonight’s business meeting canceled; 7-10 p.m. Saturday, music by Wright Road Band; donations accepted. 100% Narcotics Anonymous Recovery Group — 7 p.m. Thursdays and Saturdays, noon Wednesdays; Nate G., 731-460-9546; 1220 Clay St.

Meet-the-Candidates Forum — 6:30 p.m. Friday, circuit courtroom at Warren County Courthouse; hosted by NAACP Vicksburg Branch, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Vicksburg Alumnae Chapter and Mississippi Chapter Blacks in Government. Narcotics Anonymous — River City Group, 8 p.m. Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday; Good Shepherd Community Center, 629 Cherry St.; daytime, Alvin J., 601-661-7646 or 601-415-1742; evening, Jackie G., 601-638-8456 or 601415-3345. Downtown Halloween Costume Contest — 9:30 a.m. Oct. 30; parade, followed by trick-or-treating with downtown merchants; Main Street office, 601-634-4527.

BENEFITS Locally Grown Vegetables — Saturday morning, Mission 66 at Clay Street; partial proceeds to benefit Revert Community Coalition Center youth action agency; 601-218-7996.

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Drilling safety rules improperly issued, judge rules NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that the Interior Department improperly issued new safety rules after it imposed a moratorium on deep water drilling in the aftermath of the Gulf oil spill. In his ruling Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Martin Feldman says the rules imposed in a June 8 notice to offshore operators can’t be enforced because the government issued them without soliciting public comment. “Notice and comment were required by law,� Feldman wrote. “The government did not comply, and the (June 8 notice) is of no lawful force or effect.� Last month, the Interior Department announced it was replacing the June 8 safety rules with new guidelines. Feldman struck down the Interior Department’s first moratorium on deep water drilling in June, saying the

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An oil-covered Brown pelican stands on a the rocks at Queen Bess Island in Barataria Bay off the coast of Louisiana in June. government didn’t justify the limits on existing and proposed deep water projects. But the judge hasn’t decided whether officials were justi-

fied in imposing a second moratorium on July 12. Ensco Offshore, a company that owns and operates drilling rigs, asked Feldman to throw out

the second moratorium. President Barack Obama’s administration lifted the second ban earlier this month. The Justice Department

Boehner to rally for Nunnelee in northern Miss. By Emily Wagster Pettus The Associated Press JACKSON — U.S. House Republican leader John Boehner will campaign for congressional candidate Alan Nunnelee in northern Mississippi today, signaling the GOP’s intense effort to win back a seat it lost in 2008. Boehner and U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker of Mississippi will join Nunnelee at 11:30 a.m. at a Republican campaign office in Southaven. Nunnelee, of Tupelo, is challenging Democrat Travis Childers of Booneville, who has held Mississippi’s 1st District seat since a May 2008 special election. Childers won a full, two-year term that November. Republicans have targeted Childers as a potentially vulnerable Democrat this year, and both major national parties are pouring money into the district.

Former President Bill Clinton campaigned at the University of Mississippi last week for Childers. In campaign appearances Rep. John and TV ads, Boehner Nunnelee says it’s a mistake for Childers to be aligned with Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California. “Join me in taking back our country. This is not a campaign of a man for an office. This is a crusade to save America,� Nunnelee said during a debate at Ole Miss last week. Childers is a fiscally conservative Blue Dog Democrat who often votes against his own party’s leadership on issues such as the massive health care overhaul that became law earlier this year. Childers is not saying who

he’ll support fo r H o u s e speaker, only that he’d like somebody “more conservative� than Pelosi. He said in an interAlan view last week Nunnelee that Boehner “stirs up divisiveness� in Washington. “To work across the aisle, you have to have somebody who’s willing. I can’t shake hands with you if you don’t offer your hand. Neither side is offering that right now,� Childers said. Boehner, of Ohio, is campaigning for several Republican candidates across the nation leading into the Nov. 2 election. In a news release Wednesday from the Nunnelee campaign, Boehner said Republicans “have the chance to stop the jobs-killing agenda being rammed through Congress� by Pelosi, Senate

Majority Leader Harry Reid and President Barack Obama. “But we need to elect conservative Republicans like Alan Nunnelee if we want to make it happen,� Boehner said. Mississippi’s 1st District encompasses all of 22 counties and parts of two others on the northern end of the state. It stretches from the Memphis, Tenn., suburbs of DeSoto County — where Boehner will appear — down to Columbus, near the Alabama state line. It’s an area where many Democrats still hold local and county offices, but Republican John McCain carried the district in the 2008 presidential race. Wicker won the 1st District seat in November 1994. Before that, the area was represented for 53 years by Democrat Jamie Whitten, who chaired the powerful Appropriations Committee in the final years of his career.

Mississippi man dies after hit-and-run following football game in Alabama TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — A Mississippi man has died of injuries he sustained in a hit-and-run accident in Tuscaloosa. Authorities said 35-yearold Greg Smith died Tuesday night at Druid City Hospital. He was from Southhaven. Tuscaloosa Police Capt. Loyd Baker said that Smith was struck by a Nissan Altima Saturday morning while crossing a street. Investigators found a broken car mirror at the scene and traced it back to an Altima driven by 23-yearold Michael Kahlolokula, a student at the University of Alabama. He’s charged with leaving the scene of an accident with injuries.

Jackson named head of Extension Service STARKVILLE, Miss. — Gary Brown Jackson has been named director of the Mississippi State University Extension Service beginning Jan. 1. Jackson presently is interim assoGary ciate vice Brown Jackson president of academic affairs in the Provost’s Office at MSU. The Extension Service provides research and educational information in the areas of agriculture and natural resources, 4-H youth development, enterprise and community development, and family and consumer education. Jackson received bachelor’s and master’s degrees in

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BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS agricultural and extension education at Mississippi State. He holds a doctorate from Pennsylvania State University. Jackson began his career as an agricultural educator for the Starkville School District. He has been a member of MSU’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences faculty since 1990.

La. man says not guilty in death of Rayville cop RAYVILLE, La. — Prosecutors say one of the three men charged in the Sept. 11 shooting death of Rayville police officer has pleaded not guilty. District Attorney William Coenen says 30-year-old Anthony D. Oatis of Monroe entered his plea Wednesday. Oatis, 52-year-old Robert J. Walker of Rayville and 33-year-old Richard L. Long Jr. of Monroe were indicted Oct. 13 on first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit first-degree murder in the death of Sgt. Thomas Alexander. Coenen said that Walker and Long will be arraigned on Nov. 3. Alexander was shot and killed while responding to a burglary-in-progress call at the home just outside the Rayville city limits.

Former DA Weathers named lawyer of USM HATTIESBURG, Miss. — Former District Attorney Jon Mark Weathers has been named legal counsel for the University of South-

claims Ensco’s suit is now moot and has asked Feldman to throw it out, but the judge hasn’t ruled on that request yet. A spokeswoman for the Interior Department declined to comment on Feldman’s ruling. A lawyer for Ensco didn’t immediately return a call for comment. The Shallow Water Energy Security Coalition, which advocates for companies that drill and service platforms in shallow waters, said the ruling highlighted the Obama administration’s haphazard approach to regulating drilling. “This ruling reaffirms that the federal government cannot rule by reactionary fiat and edict,� coalition executive director Jim Noe said. “Instead, the Obama administration should adopt a measured response that is informed by sound science and industry best practices.�

NEW YORK (AP) — Chevron Corp. might be one of the first companies to ask permission to drill new wells in the Gulf of Mexico since the moratorium was lifted. The San Ramon, Calif., oil giant said today it plans to file an application for drilling permits in the next several days for various deepwater projects in the Gulf. The government said it hasn’t received any new applications for drilling permits since the Interior Department lifted the ban earlier this month. A Chevron spokesman didn’t specify which projects would be included. But the company said in a separate announcement that it will devote $7.5 billion toward two new fields in about 7,000 feet of water off the Louisiana coast.

absenTee voTing noTiCe The CirCuiT Clerk's offiCe will be open on saTurday, oCTober 23, 2010 from 8:00 am Till 12:00 noon for The purpose of voTing absenTee for The november 2, 2010 general eleCTion. shelly ashley-palmertree, Circuit Clerk

You are invited to First Baptist Church’s “Fall Family Fun under the Lights at Nightâ€? Wednesday, Oct. 27th • 5:30-7:00 p.m. First Baptist Church • 1607 Cherry Street • Vicksburg The fun will include: Candy Special-lighted Trucks and Tailgates Inflatable Obstacle Course Duck Pond Ambulance

Free Popcorn Inflatable Space Walk Hotdogs and Drinks (Minimal Charge) Fire Truck

For more information, call Kevin Hurt 601-636-2493 In case of rain, activities will be moved to the Family Life Center.

This is a special family event. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian Visitors are welcome and admission is free!

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3 men plead guilty to beating calf to death COVINGTON, La. â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Three men have pleaded guilty to stealing a newborn calf and beating it to death after the New Orleans Saints lost to the Dallas Cowboys last year. Dwayne J. Jenkins, David J. LeBlanc Jr. and Carnie B. Smith stole the 3-day-old calf from Red Bluff Farm near Folsom â&#x20AC;&#x201D; known for its petting zoo that caters to school children â&#x20AC;&#x201D; on Dec. 19, 2009. Authorities said the trio dragged the animal to where a Saints party had been held and took out their frustrations over the Saints loss to Dallas by beating the calf to death with shovels.

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Thursday, October 21, 2010

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Founded by John G. Cashman in 1883 Louis P. Cashman III, Editor & Publisher • Issued by Vicksburg Printing & Publishing Inc., Louis P. Cashman III, President Karen Gamble, managing editor | E-mail: | Tel: 601.636.4545 ext 123 | Letters to the editor: or The Vicksburg Post, P.O. Box 821668, Vicksburg, MS 39182

JACK VIX SAYS: Meet the candidates Friday night at the Warren County Courthouse.

OLD POST FILES 120 YEARS AGO: 1890 Francis Marion Crawford dies at the Washington Hotel.

110 YEARS AGO: 1900 Frank Nailer Jr. is taken to New Orleans for treatment.

100 YEARS AGO: 1910 Two triumph-brand potatoes raised by J.H. Shepherd at Eagle Lake weigh 1 1/2 pounds. • W.E. Sly goes to Jackson for the fair. • “The Newlyweds” is showing at the theatre.

90 YEARS AGO: 1920 Byron Foster is here from New York visiting relatives. • Zasu Pitts appears at the Bijou Theatre in “The Heart of Twenty.” • Mrs. Charles Miller returns from Colorado. • Carol Brabston goes to Shreveport to enjoy the fair.

80 YEARS AGO: 1930 Lucy Armstrong returns from a trip to North Carolina. • Mrs. Charles Calhoun and daughter leave for their home in Houston, Texas.

70 YEARS AGO: 1940 Mrs. Judson Purvis returns from State College where she attended school for home demonstration agents. • Isabel Goff is here from New Orleans visiting relatives.

60 YEARS AGO: 1950 Yazoo City’s night police chief denies accepting a bootlegger’s $10 bribe and blames his indictment on a fellow officer’s jealousy. • District Engineer Col. B.C. Fowlkes Jr. is tendered a farewell party.

50 YEARS AGO: 1960 Mr. and Mrs. R.M. Allgood and children are visiting relatives in Atlanta this week. • Victor Mature stars in “Hannibal” at the Rivoli Drive-In Theatre.


40 YEARS AGO: 1970 Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Brooks announce the birth of a son, David Shane, on Oct. 20. • Mrs. Louis Unglaub, former resident, dies in Natchez. • Services are held for Mrs. Mary C. Lang, Rolling Fork resident. • Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Randall Jr. announce the birth of a daughter, Mary Hill, on Oct. 23.

Flu shots

30 YEARS AGO: 1980 Services are held for Wesley Marshall and Charlie Bland. • April Denise Ragan celebrates her first birthday. • The St. Aloysius girls’ basketball team starts the 1980 season off with a win, defeating Puckett 42-37.

Time to roll up your sleeves It’s time for our annual flu vaccination, but if this year is like most others, too many minorities and young people will not be immunized. Doctors in urban areas say that there are many reasons for the immunization disparity. Some minorities are leery of doctors and too many young people believe they won’t catch the flu. Both of these ideas are wrong. Unless you’re living in a plastic bubble, you can get sick. More than 36,000 people die each year in the United States from influenza. And for those who worry about the shot, the rewards surely outweigh the risks. Last year, during the height of the H1N1 scare, health organizations and doctors working in urban areas joined forces to get people immunized. The collaboration worked. We encourage

them to join forces again. We can’t stress enough how important it is for children, the elderly and those with compromised immune systems to get vaccinated. The health department says people in these groups are at a higher risk than the rest of the population. According to a report from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance system, blacks and Hispanics are less likely than whites to get vaccinated because they have concerns about the safety of the vaccination or they have tried to get the vaccination but could not. Another report showed that more young people are skipping the vaccination because they simply think they are too healthy to get sick. Ironically, these tend to be young people who don’t have medical insurance so when they

20 YEARS AGO: 1990

do get sick, they tend to end up in the emergency room or they refuse to seek any medical treatment at all because they can’t afford it. Health professionals are not predicting a worldwide flu pandemic this year. While the H1N1 “swine flu” is still around, doctors say it lacks the punch it had last year. While last year’s flu season hit pregnant women and children the hardest, this season is expected to be tougher for seniors. Drug makers have created a stronger vaccine for them, but it won’t work unless people get vaccinated. No shortages of vaccine are expected, so it will be easier than ever to get vaccinated. For your own health and that of people around you, please, roll up your sleeves and get vaccinated.

A 4-1 vote by the Warren County supervisors to support funding for the Vicksburg-Tallulah Regional airport has plans for the regional airport in Louisiana back on track. • Oak Park Quick Stop, Lee Road at Indiana Avenue, is damaged by fire.

10 YEARS AGO: 2000 Chad Cox scores three touchdowns as St. Aloysius’ JV team blanks Greenville St. Joe, 30-0. • Qualon Martin is named homecoming queen at Vicksburg High School; Erin Morrison is maid of honor. • Ashton Brooke Stennett celebrates her fifth birthday.

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Obama boosts nation’s infrastructure, but too late One of the smartest policy thinkers I know, the Brookings Institution’s Bill Galston, praises President Barack Obama’s proposal to develop a National Infrastructure Bank as “win, win, win,” but he fears the president is advancing it too late. So do I. Sadly, the politics of winningthrough-infrastructure is turning terrible, with public investment of all kinds increasingly dismissed as mere “spending” or “pork.” The NIB is a piece of Obama’s plan — unveiled on Labor Day and bolstered with a White House conference this week — to build or repair 150,000 miles of roads, 4,000 miles of rail tracks and 150 miles of airport runways over a six-year period. First-year costs would be $50 billion — doubling federal transportation funding — with declining (but unspecified) outlays over the following five years. Details will be in next year’s budget. It’s not clear how much money the NIB would get as seed capital, but the idea is that the independent entity would choose projects of major significance on a nonpolitical basis, then leverage public money to attract private investment. Galston, a top domestic policy



The NIB is a piece of Obama’s plan to build or repair 150,000 miles of roads, 4,000 miles of rail tracks and 150 miles of airport runways over a six-year period.

adviser in Bill Clinton’s White House, says win No. 1 is that the bank “would mobilize large amounts of private capital that is currently sitting on the sidelines.” It’s estimated that as much as $3 trillion is being held in cash or Treasury bills by banks, corporations and institutional investors, and is not being put to work. Republicans and Democrats fight over why — “uncertainty” about taxes and regulation versus lack of demand for goods — but properly structured user-fee infrastructure programs clearly could give investors better returns than 0.25 percent for T-bills. Win No. 2, Galston says, is that a large-scale infrastructure program would “create good jobs that can’t possibly be outsourced,” especially in the construction industry, where the unemployment rate is 15

percent. The White House calculates $1 billion in infrastructure spending would create 10,000 jobs. The Federal Highway Administration says $1 billion in federal outlays, plus a 20 percent state match, creates nearly 35,000 jobs. Win No. 3, Galston says, is that “this is a way to deal with an infrastructure problem that is truly massive — trillions of dollars in deferred maintenance, which we are paying for in lost efficiency and, sometimes, reduced safety. This is work that needs to be done.” As one example of America’s falling behind, a White House economic analysis this week noted that China has already built a rail line that covers 600 miles in three hours — the time it takes Amtrak’s “high-speed” Acela to cover 200 miles from Washington, D.C., to

New York. According to a Texas study, Americans in 439 urban areas spent some 4.2 billion hours sitting in congested traffic in 2007, the equivalent of a full workweek for the average commuter — and wasted about $87 billion in fuel. According to the Mineta-Skinner report, the U.S. spends just 0.6 percent of gross domestic product on transportation infrastructure versus 1.85 percent spent by Western Europe. Actually, as Galston notes, there’s a win No. 4 to be had in creating an NIB: Governments — federal, state and local — can’t afford huge building programs. Private capital, which now represents a small fraction of infrastructure investment, needs to be deployed, and the bank is the way to do it. But for all these potential wins, Galston thinks — and so do I — that Obama is a year or 18 months too late, possibly diverted by his eagerness to pass health care reform. It now smacks of more “stimulus spending,” even though transportation projects accounted for only 7 percent of Obama’s $787 billion stimulus package. All infrastructure, including broadband deployment and smarter electric grids, accounted

for less than a third. The infrastructure bank — if it’s truly independent and replaces current Congressional formulas and earmarks for transportation projects — has support from Republican-leaning groups such as the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the National Association of Manufacturers. But even some pro-infrastructure Republicans, such as former Congressional Budget Office Director Douglas Holtz-Eakin, say federal programs need to be reformed and the budget deficit dealt with before there are major new outlays. Congressional Republicans, in their “Pledge to America,” contend that jobs can be created by keeping taxes low, cutting spending and eliminating regulation. There is no mention of public investment. And then we have the tea party, which thinks “public” means “socialist.” Obama could have — should have — based his economic recovery strategy on making U.S. infrastructure world class. Alas, he didn’t. •

Morton Kondracke is executive editor of Roll Call, the newspaper of Capitol Hill.

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Brake, fuel pump problems lead to latest Toyota recall TOKYO (AP) — Toyota is recalling 1.53 million Lexus, Avalon and other models, mostly in the U.S. and Japan, for brake fluid and fuel pump problems, the latest in a string of quality problems for the world’s No. 1 automaker. Toyota Motor Corp. said today it will call back for repairs about 740,000 cars in the U.S. and 599,000 in Japan. The remainder are in Europe and other markets around

the world. Over the past year, Toyota has recalled more than 10 million cars and trucks worldwide for a variety of problems, from faulty gas pedals and floor mats that can trap accelerators, to braking problems in its Prius hybrid. In August, Toyota called back 1.33 million Corolla sedans and Matrix hatchbacks in the U.S. and Canada because their engines may stall.

The majority of vehicles this time around need to be fixed for a problem with the brake master cylinder, which could lead to weaker braking power, said spokesman Paul Nolasco in Tokyo. Some models in Japan and elsewhere — but not in North America — have an electrical problem with the fuel pump, which could lead the engine to stall, Nolasco said. No accidents have been

reported from the two defects, he said. Ryuichi Saito, auto analyst with Mizuho Investors Securities in Tokyo, said Toyota may have learned a lesson from earlier this year when it faced harsh criticism, particularly in the U.S., for dragging its feet on safety problems and recalls. American regulators hit Toyota with a $16.4 million fine for failing to promptly

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Prosecutors near end in Hasan hearing FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — Lt. Col. James Pohl briefly examined the contents of a stack of folders, quietly read the name and rank of each person on the paperwork and assigned a number. Thirteen red folders, one for each person killed in last year’s shooting rampage at Fort Hood. The folders, each containing an autopsy report, are now in evidence at a military hearing for Maj. Nidal Hasan, who is charged with 13 counts of premeditated murder and 32 counts of attempted premeditated murder. Pohl will consider those files, testimony from the dozens of soldiers wounded during the attack and other evidence before recommending whether the Army psychiatrist should stand trial for the worst mass shooting at an American military base. Defense lawyers haven’t said whether they plan to call witnesses, but military prosecutors have called 53 — including several soldiers testifying by live video link from Afghanistan — since the Article 32 hearing began last week. Prosecutors are expected to wrap up their case today, a day after witnesses detailed the end of the 10-minute rampage. “I heard several shots, echoes of shots,” recalled Sgt. Mark Todd, one of the first two Fort Hood police officers

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U.S. Maj. Nidal Hasan, right, sits with his attorney, John Galligan, Wednesday in court. who responded. “He fired at me and I fired at him.” Todd wounded Hasan in an exchange of gunfire, leaving him lying on the grass, according to testimony. After Hasan was down, Todd kicked away his semiautomatic gun and put him in handcuffs. Todd, who was not injured, said he emptied the gunman’s pockets and found a second weapon — a revolver — and clips of ammunition. Other witnesses Wednesday answered, for the first time, several lingering questions about the shootings. Investigators testified that

Hasan had 177 unfired rounds either in his weapons or in several extra magazines, some of the clips extended versions to hold up to 30 bullets. All the slugs recovered from the dead and wounded came from a semiautomatic weapon, according to Kelly Jameson, an Army investigator. Jameson said 146 shell casings were found inside the building where witnesses have said the gunman, wearing an Army combat uniform, shouted “Allahu Akbar!” — “God is great!” in Arabic — then opened fire in a crowded waiting area.

He kept firing rapidly, pausing only to reload, and shot people as they hid under tables or curled up in chairs — even shooting soldiers after they fled outside, where investigators found another 68 shell casings. Hasan remains jailed. The military justice system does not have bail. Pohl, the investigating officer in the case, will at some point after the hearing recommend whether Hasan should go to trial, though the decision will ultimately be made by Fort Hood’s commanding general.

Report: FBI computers years late, over budget WASHINGTON (AP) — After years of costly delays, a long-awaited computerized system for managing the FBI’s caseload remains far from completion and risks coming so late that it will be obsolete on arrival, a Justice Department report warned Wednesday. The Sentinel system was designed as a user-friendly paperless way to manage cases that would be ready in December 2009 at a cost of

The Sentinel system was designed as a user-friendly paperless way to manage cases that would be ready in December 2009 at a cost of $425 million. $425 million. It replaced an earlier $170 million computer program that was scrapped after consultants deemed it outdated and riddled with problems. The program’s funding was raised to $451 million in 2008 but the Justice Department’s Office of the Inspector Gen-

eral said the project is now $100 million over budget and nowhere near finished. It warned that the longer Sentinel takes to complete, “the more likely it is that already implemented hardware and software features will become obsolete.” The report recommended

that the FBI reassess the program’s requirements — including one that it integrate millions of records from the largely paper-based system now being used — and to focus on requirements that most affect agents and analysts. FBI Associate Deputy Director Thomas J. Harrington criticized the report, saying it relied on outdated cost estimates and didn’t give the FBI enough credit for making changes to the program.

tell the government about its car defects. “Toyota’s image suffered because it was slow and so it is trying to be quick with its response,” Saito said. The automaker has been working to overhaul its quality controls and respond more aggressively to customer complaints in the fallout from its recall crisis. The models affected by the latest recall in the U.S. include

the 2005 and 2006 Avalon, 2004 through 2006 non-hybrid Highlander and Lexus RX330, and 2006 Lexus GS300, IS250, and IS350 vehicles, the company said in a release from its U.S. headquarters in Torrance, California. From January through August, Toyota sold 5.6 million vehicles globally, up 13 percent from a year earlier.

Judge increases bond in missing N.C. girl case NEWTON, N.C. (AP) — A judge deemed the stepmother of a missing 10-year-old girl a flight risk and raised her bond Wednesday after the woman’s grown daughter testfied that she’s carrying on an online relationship with a man in England who was sending her thousands of dollars. While the bond hearing unfolded, dozens of investigators searched a nearby North Carolina landfill for key evidence in the disappearance of Zahra Clare Baker, but police said they don’t expect to find the girl’s body there. Catawba County District Judge Robert Mullinax Jr. increased Elisa Baker’s bond from $40,000 to $65,000. Investigators said Baker wrote a bogus ransom note found Oct. 9, the day she and her husband reported Zahra missing. Police have said they think someone killed the girl who used hearing aids and a prosthetic leg because of bone cancer, but have not found her body and haven’t charged anyone with killing her.

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Testimony from one of Baker’s adult children, Amber Fairchild, helped convince the judge that the woman is a flight risk. Fairchild said that her mother rarely worked and had been sent $10,000 over the last year by a man in England with whom she had an online relationship, despite her marriage to Zahra’s father. She said Baker told her she wanted to leave North Carolina the day before she was arrested. Elisa Baker had also met Zahra’s father, Adam Baker, online. Fairchild testified that her mother visited Adam Baker in early 2008 and when she returned from Australia later that year, they were married.



Accused Calif. city looters set for court never too hot or too cold! 2 Piece Bonded leather Sofa & loveSeat LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eight current and former officials accused of looting millions of dollars from the small California community of Bell are headed to court, a day after the state Controller’s Office accused the city of illegally diverting more than $1 million, partly to pay officials’ inflated salaries. The mayor, vice mayor, former city manager, former assistant city manager and other officials were expected to enter pleas Thursday to multiple counts of misappropriation of public funds. Prosecutors say they looted more than $5.5 million from a city where one in six people live in poverty. The scandal has provoked national outrage and calls for more transparency in government. When the eight were arrested last month prosecutors said ousted City Manager Robert Rizzo was at the center of a scam that went unchecked for years while he allegedly lent city money to himself, his assistant, City Council members, members of the police force and an array of others. The scheme endured as long

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smart money Q: Are there any reputable credit companies out there that I can contact? There are plenty of companies, but I don’t know which one to trust. We are still struggling, as most people are, and this might be the only way out of this hole. — Matthew, via e-mail BRUCE A: You are facing the same problem as so many have. You are in hock up to your eyes in credit-card debt. There are tons of companies out there advertising that they can lower your pay-



ments, etc. I would be very leery to get involved with such companies, and there are side effects — damaged credit and so forth. You didn’t mention how much you owe. If you are in debt so far there is no way to get out, that’s another matter. I am very reluctant to mention bankruptcy and I don’t know what your assets are, so it’s difficult to speculate about that. I am not a fan of bankruptcy unless it’s absolutely necessary. That observed, if you would like to drop me a note giving me brief specifics about how much you owe, interest rates, etc., perhaps I can shed a little more light on a direction to head in. •

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s top housing official said Wednesday that lenders are within their rights to resume foreclosures despite allegations that they erred in processing documents. But he said the banks could face fines if found to have broken the law. “They’ve made a business decision,” Shaun Donovan, the secretary of housing and urban development, said in an interview at the White House. Two big lenders — Bank of America Corp. and Ally Financial Inc.’s GMAC Mortgage unit — are restarting fore-

closures after halting them temporarily. They had frozen those cases amid allegations that employees signed but didn’t read foreclosure documents that may have contained errors. The companies say they’re fixing the problems in the documents. Donovan noted that several federal agencies, including his department and the Federal Trade Commission, have authority to penalize mortgage companies if they’re found to have violated the law. “We are going to hold them accountable,” he said. The housing secretary dis-

cussed the foreclosure document mess earlier in the day with officials from 11 federal agencies that are reviewing the issue. He said the government is also in contact with 50 state attorneys general who have launched their own inquiry. Donovan said the government has found no evidence that the system used to handle foreclosures is flawed, even though some banks may not have followed proper procedures. A federal law enforcement official told the Associated Press on Tuesday that the FBI is trying to determine whether

the financial industry broke criminal laws in the mortgage foreclosure crisis. The government has authority to fine lenders that fail to comply with guidelines of the Federal Housing Administration, which guarantees some home loans. Some lawmakers have called for a national halt to foreclosures. The Obama administration opposes such a move. It says doing so could hurt the housing market by making it harder for buyers of foreclosed homes to complete their transactions.

Stocks rise after upbeat earnings NEW YORK (AP) — Another batch of strong earnings has pushed the Dow Jones industrial average close to its highest level of the year. The upbeat reports today overshadowed mixed news on jobs and signs that growth in China slowed modestly during the third quarter. The Dow rose 90 points in morning trading after index components Caterpillar Inc., Travelers Cos. and McDonald’s Corp. all beat expectations and AT&T Inc. matched forecasts. Mining and construction equipment maker Caterpillar and insurer Travelers raised their earnings outlooks for the year after the strong results. Investors have been focused on corporate outlooks because they build confidence that the sluggish economy will pick up.

Outside of the Dow, the Nasdaq composite index got a lift after online marketplace operator eBay Inc. and video subscription service provider Netflix Inc. reported upbeat quarterly results following the closing bell Wednesday. United Parcel Service Inc.’s profit rose and it raised its fullyear outlook as operating profit at its U.S. units improved. Xerox Corp. doubled its profit on surging demand for its copying equipment. Drug maker Eli Lilly & Co.’s profit jumped 38 percent, but concerns remain about expiring patents in the coming years. JetBlue Airways Corp. continued a run of positive airlines earnings, saying its profit nearly quadrupled. The Dow rose 90.21, or 0.8 percent, to 11,198.11 in morning trading. After a strong September, stocks are again

Eli Lilly profits up in 3rd quarter NEW YORK (AP) — Eli Lilly said today its third-quarter profit jumped 38 percent from last year, but its sales were little changed and concerns about patent expirations continued to loom over the company. A year ago, the company’s results were hurt by almost $550 million in one-time charges. The Indianapolis company

said it earned $1.3 billion, or $1.18 per share, in the three months that ended Sept. 30. That’s up from the $941.8 million, or 86 cents per share, in the same period last year. Excluding charges, adjusted profit in this year’s third quarter was $1.21 per share. Revenue for the past three months was up 2 percent to $5.65 billion.

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Thursday, October 21, 2010


The Vicksburg Post



Sales are booming for clinical strength diet pill Participants in clinical study lost an average of 5 times more weight without additional exercise or diets; 48-hour time limit now in place By K. Tedeschi

Universal Media Syndicate

(UMS) – Over 10 million doses have been shipped to dieters so far, and sales continue to climb every day for the diet supplement called Apatrim®. “We knew we had a great product, but it’s even exceeded our expectations,” said Ken Geis, Manager of Call Center Operations for PatentHEALTH the company that developed the clinically tested weight loss supplement. “People just keep placing orders, it’s been pretty amazing,” he said. But a closer look at this weight loss sensation suggests that maybe the company shouldn’t have been caught off guard by its success. There are some very good reasons for Apatrim’s surging popularity. To begin with, the clinical test results were very impressive. Participants taking Apatrim’s active ingredient as directed lost an average of 400% more weight than those taking a placebo during the 4-week U.S. clinical study. These remarkable results were achieved without additional exercise or diets.1* Apatrim comes from a natural edible plant source. It’s safe, as well as easy to use. This weight loss supplement can actually begin working the very first day. And since researchers believe Apatrim works to suppress appetite, most people can eat what they want and still lose weight.* “By suppressing their appetite, most people will consume fewer calories which can lead to weight loss,” said Dr. Joseph Dietz, Director of Health Science, Research & Development for PatentHEALTH. “Consumers should always keep in mind that there is no substitute for proper diet and exercise when it comes to losing weight.”* Impressive clinical results Apatrim’s active ingredient has a known ability to help control hunger pangs. This allows people to eat the foods they want and always seem to be craving because they’ll just want to eat less.* The U.S. clinical study was conducted in Los Angeles. The study included healthy, overweight individuals between the ages of 31 and 73. The caloric intake and level of exercise was not disclosed. The participants were instructed not to change the food they were eating and not to add any exercise. Specifically, no changes to their daily routine; just take the recommended dosage 30 minutes before lunch and dinner. While we all know that no diet pill works for everyone, a remark-

N POPULAR PILL: Allison Garwood (front) and Renee Pellegrini pick up a bottle of the breakthrough weight loss supplement called Apatrim® at the

pharmacy. An amazing 100% of the participants in the U.S. clinical trial got results taking Apatrim and its popularity is soaring.2 Consumers can call 1-866-964-2349 to have Apatrim shipped directly to their homes.

able 100% of the participants taking Apatrim as directed either lost weight or inches off of their waistline during the 4 week clinical study. Those losing weight lost an average of 5 times more than study participants who were taking the placebo pills.2* Some participants experienced fabulous results, losing as much as 8 lbs and up to 2 inches off their waistline. These amazing results were achieved without changes in lifestyle. All they did was take the pills as instructed.2* Professional support Industry trends along with professional’s support in the weight loss and fitness industries indicate that Apatrim is the real thing. This amazing pill is being recommended to companies and clients across the country. Mark Loy, a personal trainer has had some of his clients use Apatrim with great success.3 “When I’m working with my clients I can control what they’re eating,” said Loy. “But when they leave they’re on their own and that’s when the tendency to cheat comes into play,” he continued. “I heard about Apatrim so I checked out the facts then decided to try it as a part of my training program,” Loy said. “It’s really helped some of my clients to control their eating. I’ve watched people get some amazing results while taking Apatrim,” said

Loy. “Sign me up, I’m a believer.”2 Dr. Joseph Dietz was impressed with the quality of the clinical trials as well as the U.S. patent (#7,060,308). This patent protects the proprietary method of extracting the active ingredient. This process is what the developing scientists believe is the key to the active ingredient’s effectiveness. “When I read the clinical results, the U.S. patent and all of the other scientific support I immediately knew we needed to use this weight loss compound,” said Dietz. “The results are real; Apatrim is

a great product that’s been shown 1-866-964-2349 and ask for Dept. AP10060; orders will be filled on a to help people lose weight.”* first-come, first-served basis. “For those people who call the Where to get it All of the national retail phar- hotline to have Apatrim shipped macies including Rite Aid and directly to their homes, we guarantee Walgreens have placed orders for they’ll get product and they can also Apatrim. qualify for a direct-to-home discount,” There have been some reports said Ken Geis. “But this discount is of out-of-stocks, so to make it only available through the hotline for easier for people to get it right the next 48 hours,” he said. away a Regional Health Hotline So for those who choose not to has been put in place for the next call or miss the deadline you may 48 hours. have to pay more for Apatrim or Starting at 8:00am today, all possibly run the risk of not finding consumers have to do is call it at the drug store. N

Here’s how to guarantee you get it: To make it easy for people to get Apatrim quickly, the company has set up a Regional Health Hotline. Follow the instructions listed below to have Apatrim shipped directly to your home or you can check your local drug store to see if they have it in stock. For consumers who call the hotline, advise the operator that you want Apatrim shipped directly to your home so they can see if you qualify for the direct-to-home shipping discount.

Regional Health Hotline; 48 hours only Consumers can begin calling promptly at 8:00am today. The hotline will be available for the next 48 hours. Call 1-866-964-2349 and ask for Dept. AP10060. All orders will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis.

Retail Pharmacies: National chains across the country that have ordered Apatrim include Rite Aid and Walgreens. All of these chains have confirmed that they have received their initial shipments of Apatrim and are working to make certain they have stock available. Consumers not able to find Apatrim at their local pharmacies can call the hotline and have it delivered directly to their homes. You may also qualify for a special discount.

On the web:

©2010 PatentHEALTH, LLC P5422A OF12699R-1

1. Primary study based on 26 participants over a 4-week period. Participants were directed not to add any exercise or change eating habits. Participants level of caloric intake and exercise were not measured or disclosed. 2. Individual results may vary. 3. Mark Loy is a personal trainer and fitness consultant to PatentHEALTH, he is remunerated for his services. *THESE STATEMENTS HAVE NOT BEEN EVALUATED BY THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION. THIS PRODUCT IS NOT INTENDED TO DIAGNOSE, TREAT, CURE OR PREVENT ANY DISEASE.


Drug stores load up with powerful joint pill Sales skyrocketing; news of its amazing results spread across the U.S.

fluid. ity and range of motion.* left,” said Miller. This joint fluid reduces fricA clinical study conducted “And to make it easition in the joints allowing for by the United States govern- er for people who can’t find UMS - Consumers can’t effortless motion. It not only ment found that glucosamine Trigosamine or don’t want seem to get enough of it and lubricates the joints, but it and chondroitin, similar to to go to the store, we’ve set drug stores are selling it as also acts as a comfortable those found in Trigosamine, up a National Order Hotline fast as they can get it. shock absorber. had a 79.2% effective rate for so they can have it delivered “Unbelievable, that’s all I “As we age, the body’s natu- those with moderate to severe directly to their home,” said can say,” said Darla Miller, ral production of this fluid de- joint discomfort.2* Miller. Operations Manager for clines and this can force the But it’s the results that “We’ll be offering a direct PatentHEALTH the compa- bones in our joints to grind make this joint supplement delivery discount for the next ny that developed the break- together which can result in so impressive. 72 hours, and consumers through joint supplement. nagging discomfort,” said “We get messages from con- should know they can’t get Miller was referring to the Dr. Joseph Dietz.1 sumers all the time telling us this discount at drug stores,” fact that in just one day a drug “Using Trigosamine is like how great Trigosamine works she added. store chain sold 2,000 bottles taking a can of oil and apply- for them,” said Miller. Otherwise those living in of the powerful joint health sup- ing it directly to your joints,” “Everybody wants it,” add- the local area that miss the plement called Trigosamine®. said Dr. Dietz.* ed Miller. deadline won’t be able get “We’ve already shipped Trigosamine combines “CVS/pharmacy, Rite Aid the discount. They’ll have to over 500,000 bottles of HA-13 with the essential and Walgreens were one go to their local drug store to Trigosamine and sales just blend of glucosamine and of the first ones to order try and get Trigosamine and keep growing, it’s been cra- chondroitin which have been Trigosamine and they’ve may be hard pressed to find zy,” said Miller. clinically shown to help build loaded up their shelves. We’ve it. N Scientists have developed healthy cartilage in the joints received reports that show Or, visit us online at: this amazing oral tablet that allowing for increased flexibil- they have some inventory doesn’t require a prescription and is taken only once a day. It’s so impressive that one You may be able to find Trigosamine at CVS/pharmacy, Rite Aid and Walgreens since they key ingredient has the abilihave received shipments. If you want Trigosamine shipped directly to your home and would like the ty to retain fluid up to 1000 local readers discount, call the National Order Hotline listed below before the 72-hour deadline times its own weight; this expires. Otherwise you’ll have to get Trigosamine at the drug store and may run the risk of not helps increase lubrication for being able to find it. the joints allowing them to Begin Calling at 8:00AM TODAY move with ease.* 1-800-924-2109 Approval Code: TG14499 Trigosamine’s key ingrediDiscount Ends in 72 hours ent is Hyaluronate also called Dr. Joseph Dietz, PhD currently conducts full time research for PatentHEALTH, LLC. as Director of Health Science, Research Development. HA-13 which is the building 1.2. Statements herein are based upon published public information and do not imply affiliation, sponsorship or endorsement of Trigosamine by the United States Government. block of “natural joint fluid,” medically known as synovial * THESE STATEMENTS HAVE NOT BEEN EVALUATED BY THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION. THIS PRODUCT IS NOT INTENDED TO DIAGNOSE, TREAT, CURE OR PREVENT ANY DISEASE. By G.W. Napier Universal Media Syndicate

N HEALTHY JOINTS: X-rays reveal joints that have the proper amounts of synovial fluid to lubricate the joints. HA-13, one of Trigosamine’s key ingredients is a component of synovial fluid.

Local Readers Discount Deadline

N ALMOST GONE: Sales of the joint pill Trigosamine are soaring which could lead to out of stocks as shown in this photo illustration. Consumers unable to find it can call 1-800-924-2109 and have it shipped directly to their homes.

Thursday, October 21, 2010

The Vicksburg Post




Continued from Page A1. life. Yet, according to a report released last year by the task force, unemployment rates in 2008 ranged from 10 percent to 17 percent in some counties. The report found almost 18 percent of the adult population has less than a ninthgrade education. The latest figures put unemployment in Warren County at 9.2 percent; Sharkey at 10.4 and Issaquena at 7.5. “It’s tough up here in the Delta,” said Stevens, who owns Consolidated Catfish in Isola and is president of the Humphreys County Board of Supervisors. “There are an awful lot of organizations

The organization is gathering its board members, which will include two representatives from each Delta county. in the Delta and everybody has real good objectives, but everybody running in a lot of different directions.” Stevens said it’s too soon to talk about strategies. The organization is still gathering its board members, which will include two representatives from each Delta county. Rep. John Hines, D-Greenville, who was a member of the task force, said the compact’s mission will be to initi-

ate policies addressing education, health care and job creation. He said the compact will pull all the other groups in the Delta together. “There’s going to be a cohesiveness in place to deal with issues that haven’t been dealt with in the past,” Hines said. Gary Anderson, a consultant working with the compact, said the organization will model itself after the CREATE Foundation, the

oldest and largest community foundation in Mississippi, which is located in an area that will be home to a Toyota manufacturing plant. The CREATE Foundation, based in Tupelo, has a commission that has worked for years on leadership development, racial reconciliation, improved broadband access, highway development and educational attainment in a 16-county region, said Lewis Whitfield, the group’s senior vice president. “We helped build regional harmony, cooperation and unity. Within that spirit, it was easier to put together

an alliance of three counties that worked to recruit Toyota,” Whitfield said. The Toyota plant is in Blue Springs in Union County. Anderson said one goal of the compact is to identify an area of the Delta that could be marketed as a supersite to industries. The region has hundreds of acres of fertile soil that’s grown everything from cotton to soybeans to corn. It also produces a significant portion of the nation’s catfish crop. But some of those agricultural sectors have seen decline in recent years.

Slaying death, Adams said. He had returned to Mississippi for a visit and was preparing to return to Arizona when he was informed of the charges against him. Warren County officials were not involved in the arrest, Adams said. In the early stages of the investigation, Sharkey County Coroner Angela Eason said the mother and

daughter had been dead about 12 hours when Stamps found their bodies. Wounds indicated that Karitha Carroll had fought with her attacker, but it is believed she knew the person because her body was found in the bedroom and there were few signs of a struggle in the living room. Carroll had multiple stab wounds to her chest, defen-

sive wounds on her arms and slash wounds to her throat. “All of her wounds were in the front,” Eason said. “Either she was fighting or trying to stop someone from cutting her.” The toddler died of slash wounds to her throat, and was slashed on her right arm, Eason said. DNA from family members, friends and others, including

an inmate in the Washington County jail, was tested, and a U.S. Marshals fugitive, 45-year-old Robert Lee King, was a potential suspect, but no arrests have been made. Karitha Carroll was survived by a teen son and daughter. Besides her brother and sister, Jamaya was survived by her father, Archie Sanders III of Vicksburg.

Joyce Lee Earl Ellis LAS VEGAS — Joyce Lee Earl Ellis, formerly of Vicksburg, died Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010. She was 64. Services will be at 3 today at Desert Memorial Burial Society, 1111 Las Vegas Blvd. North in Las Vegas.

Evelyn Goss TALLULAH — Evelyn Goss died Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010, at Madison Parish Hospital. She was 90. Mrs. Goss was born in Crowville, La., and lived her entire life in Madison Parish. She was a retired deputy with the Madison Parish Sheriff’s Office and was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Tallulah. Survivors include one son, Ronnie Deckleman of Port Gibson; one daughter, Denise Marsh of Tallulah; and three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Memorial services were at 10:30 this morning at First United Methodist Church with the Revs. John Kavanaugh and John W. Rushing officiating. Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 88, Tallulah, LA 71284.

Evelyn Gaines Graham Services for Evelyn Gaines Graham will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Calvary M.B. Church with the Rev. Rudy Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from Evelyn 1 until 7 p.m. Gaines Graham Friday at Lakeview Memorial Funeral Home and Saturday at the church from 12:30 p.m. until the service. Mrs. Graham was preceded in death by her husband, Nathaniel Graham; her parents, Alfred and Lucille Gaines; one son, Charles W. Gaines; one daughter, Lucille Davis Harris; four brothers, Randolph Gaines, Rudolph Gaines, Booker T. Gaines and Rowan Gaines; and three sisters, Johnnie L. Gaines, Juanita Peters and Lenora McCray. Survivors include four daughters, Geraldine McDonald Benson of Jack-




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son, Georgia Gaines and Patricia Ann Graham, both of Vicksburg, and Darneshia Clark of Greenville; two sons, Lionelle Davis and Nathaniel Gaines, both of Vicksburg; four sisters, Hattie Walton of Fayette, Viola Scott of Vicksburg, Mae Etta Penn of Richmond, Calif., and Dorothy Spencer of Atchison, Kan.; 21 grandchildren; 26 greatgrandchildren; 10 great-great grandchildren; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Mrs. Graham died Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, at Covenant Health & Rehab of Vicksburg. She was 90.

Inest Christine Haithcock CLINTON — Inest Christine “Chris” Haithcock died Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010. She was 74. Mrs. Haithcock was nursing supervisor at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson for nearly 30 years. She was a member of Parkway Baptist Church of Clinton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin Haithcock; her father, J.W. “Daddy Bill” Durden; and a sister, Billie Sills Saik. She is survived by her mother, Inest “Mama Bill” Durden of Clinton; a son, Tim Nisley of Vicksburg; two daughters, Elizabeth Rankin of Vicksburg and Alison Anne Young of Long Beach; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Chancellor Funeral Home in Florence. Burial will follow at Florence Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 until 7 tonight at the funeral home. A guestbook may be signed at

Timothy Harris, both of Long Beach, Miss., and Larry Lee Ingram Jr. and his wife, Chrisandra, of Brooklyn, Miss.; three daughters, Peggy Sue James of Long Beach, Alisa Leona Dearman and her husband, Christopher Scott, of Poplarville and Alonda Dee Mills and her husband, Damon, of Citronelle, Ala.; three brothers, John Arthur Ingram of Gulfport, Miss., Steve Edward Ingram of Bonner, Texas, and Thomas Clyde Ingram of Mountain View, Ark.; one sister, Nancy Faye Light of Rolla, Mo.; 19 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents. Visitation will be Friday, Oct. 22, 2010, from 6 until 9 p.m. at White Funeral Home, Poplarville. Condolences may be expressed at www.

Loulan Joseph Pitre Sr. CUT OFF, La. — Loulan Joseph Pitre Sr. died Sunday, Oct. 17, 2010, at his son’s home. He was 89. A lifelong resident of Cut Off, Mr. Pitre was the son of David C. and Evilide “Bee” Bruce Pitre. He worked on the family oyster lugger and was a veteran of World War II, serving in the Marine Corps aboard the Battleship Idaho. He worked as a rig builder and commercial fisherman and was an oil field boat captain. Mr. Pitre served as commander of the Gros-Guidry VFW post and leader of Boy Scout Troop 390. He was a storyteller and movie actor,

POPLARVILLE, Miss. — Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010, at White Funeral Home, Poplarville, for Mr. Larry Lee Ingram Sr., 61, of Poplarville, Miss. He died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010, at his residence. Brother Tommy Jones will officiate at the service. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, Poplarville. A native of Clarksdale, Miss., he was born Feb. 3, 1949, to John Edward and Myrtle Leona Roach-Ingram. He was a finish carpenter and a Pentecostal. Survivors include his wife, Nora Fortune Ingram of Poplarville; three sons, Earnest Lee Ingram Sr. and James

having played the sheriff in “Belizaire the Cajun.” Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Emelia Chabert Pitre; four sons, Dr. Holland Pitre, Dr. Wayne Pitre, Glen Pitre and Loulan Pitre Jr.; a sister, Vesta Pitre Suer; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services were at noon today at Sacred Heart Church in Cut Off. Burial followed under the direction of Falgout Funeral Home of Raceland, La. Memorials may be made to the Regional Military Museum, P.O. Box 10247, Houma, LA 70363.

James Walton Sr. Services for James “Mr. Luxie” Walton Sr. will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Mercy Seat M.B. Church with the Rev. Ruby Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 until 7 p.m. Friday at W.H. Jefferson Funeral Home and Saturday at the church from 10 a.m. until the service. Mr. Walton died Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010, at Shady Lawn Nursing Home. He was 94. He was retired from Waterways Experiment Station. He was a deacon at Mercy Seat M.B. and a former member of St. Peter’s Lodge AF&M.

James Madison Williamson James Madison Williamson died Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010, at Promise Hospital of Vicksburg. He was 83. Born in Wright City, Okla., Mr. Williamson had been


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a Vicksburg resident since 1965. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving 32 years and retiring as a lieutenant colonel. He also retired from International Paper Co. in 1985 after 39 1/2 years of service. He attended the University of Southern Mississippi and was a member of Bowmar Baptist Church. He was a third-degree Mason. He was preceded in death by two wives, Wandra Williamson Cooper and Kitty Williamson. Survivors include his wife, Ovie Evans Williamson of Vicksburg; two sons, Robert Lee Williamson of Cecilia, Ky., and Paul Williamson of Sunset, Ark.; a stepson, Mike Evans of El Dorado, Ark.; one daughter, Joyce Marie Hilliard of Olive Branch; two stepdaughters, Carolyn Brewster and Brenda Stratton, both of El Dorado; a sister, Patsy Thompson of Camden, Ark.; 16 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and two great-greatgrandchildren. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Glenwood Funeral Home with the Revs. Terry White and Billy Brumfield officiating. Burial will follow at Green Acres Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 5 until 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be grandsons and great-grandsons. Honorary pallbearers will be Bobby Richardson and members of the Bowmar Baptist Church Men’s Adult No. 5 Sunday school class.


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Continued from Page A1. “We just feel that’s the best place for him right now,” Adams said of Stamps being held outside the county of jurisdiction. He said the decision was made for security purposes. The sheriff said he would make no recommendations regarding Stamps’ bond. “I’ll leave that up to the judge.” Stamps moved to Arizona shortly after his niece’s


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Highs and Lows High/past 24 hours............. 77º Low/past 24 hours............... 52º Average temperature......... 65º Normal this date................... 65º Record low..............31º in 1952 Record high............89º in 1979 Rainfall Recorded at the Vicksburg Water Plant Past 24 hours.................0.0 inch This month..............0.60 inches Total/year.............. 37.20 inches Normal/month......1.91 inches Normal/year........ 41.63 inches Solunar table Most active times for fish and wildlife Friday: A.M. Active............................ 4:34 A.M. Most active...............10:45 P.M. Active............................. 4:56 P.M. Most active................11:07 Sunrise/sunset Sunset today........................ 6:24 Sunset tomorrow............... 6:23 Sunrise tomorrow.............. 7:11

RIVER DATA Stages Mississippi River at Vicksburg Current: 15.3 | Change: -0.2 Flood: 43 feet Yazoo River at Greenwood Current: 14.8 | Change: NC Flood: 35 feet Yazoo River at Yazoo City Current: 10.6 | Change: +0.3 Flood: 29 feet Yazoo River at Belzoni Current: 14.4 | Change: NC Flood: 34 feet Big Black River at West Current: 1.8 | Change: -0.1 Flood: 12 feet Big Black River at Bovina Current: 6.2 | Change: NC Flood: 28 feet StEELE BAYOU Land....................................69.9 River....................................62.1

MISSISSIPPI RIVER Forecast Cairo, Ill. Friday....................................... 20.3 Saturday................................. 19.8 Sunday.................................... 19.4 Memphis Friday..........................................5.5 Saturday....................................5.1 Sunday.......................................4.8 Greenville Friday....................................... 21.3 Saturday................................. 21.0 Sunday.................................... 20.8 Vicksburg Friday....................................... 15.1 Saturday................................. 14.8 Sunday.................................... 14.6


Thursday, October 21, 2010

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‘It’s shameful’

150th Celebration The associated press

Women protest in front of Gov. David Paterson’s office in New York, asking him to sign the Anti-Shackling Bill in 2009.

Report faults prisons’ treatment of mothers serving time in jail By The Associated Press The number of women in America’s state prisons has reached a record high, yet many states have inadequate policies for dealing with the large portion of them who have children or are pregnant, according to a new 50-state survey. The report, released today by the National Women’s Law Center and the Rebecca Project for Human Rights, analyzes policies in three areas — prenatal care, shackling of pregnant women during childbirth, and community-based alternatives to incarceration enabling mothers to be with their children. Only one state, Pennsylvania, received an A. Mississippi’s corrections department said all incarcerated pregnant women in its custody receive prenatal care from qualified physicians. Anne Cybulski-Sandlian, health services program manager for Wyoming’s corrections department, said the private company running the state prison for women was required to meet national standards for its medical program, including prenatal care. A grade for Mississippi was not provided.

Mississippi’s corrections department said all incarcerated pregnant women in its custody receive prenatal care from qualified physicians. “It’s shameful that so many states fail to have laws and policies to protect this vulnerable population of unseen and largely forgotten women,” said Jill Morrison, a co-author of the report and senior counsel at the law center. As a backdrop to its findings, the report noted the number of women in prison — more than 115,000 as of 2009 — has risen at a higher rate than that of men since the introduction of mandatory sentencing policies for many drug offenses. It said most of the women are nonviolent, first-time offenders, and about two-thirds have at least one child under 18. According to the report, pregnant women entering prison often have high-risk pregnancies, yet many states lack comprehensive policies to ensure they receive essential prenatal care. The report said a majority of states do not require medical

examinations as a component of prenatal care, and do not offer pregnant women screening for HIV/AIDS. The report also said most states have failed to implement strict limits on the use of shackles or other restraints on mothers during labor and delivery. Morrison said the actual use of shackles during childbirth has likely declined in recent years, but she complained that many states lacked firm, clearcut regulations governing the practice. The report also urged continued expansion of community-based alternative sentencing programs, including drug-treatment programs, for women who have children and were convicted of nonviolent offenses. “These treatment programs permit mothers and children to heal together in communitybased facilities and consistently show successful outcomes for children’s health and stability,” the report said. Some of the states that received low grades in the survey disagreed with how they were characterized — notably in regard to F’s given for prenatal care.

John Edwards sex tape dispute returns to North Carolina court HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. — The legal battle over a purported sex tape involving two-time presidential candidate John Edwards is returning to a North Carolina courtroom. A hearing was scheduled for today John Edwards in the dispute between former Edwards aide Andrew Young and Edwards’ mistress Rielle Hunter. She is suing to reclaim the video she made and thinks the tape was taken from a box of her personal belongings. Young’s attorneys have been pressing a judge for help in getting a deposition of Edwards for the case. Judge Carl Fox said in a July hearing he would order Edwards to appear for a deposition if the former senator didn’t come in for testimony soon.

Octomom’s doc testifies to save license LOS ANGELES — Years before she became known as “Octomom,” Nadya Suleman vowed to have 10 children, according to testimony from the fertility doctor whose in vitro treatments helped produce her octuplets. In their first meeting in 1997, Dr. Michael Kamrava recalled Wednesday that the then-childless woman told

Lock-In at St. Aloysius Gym Friday, October 29, 2010 5:30pm - 9:30pm Ages 3 years - 12 years Hosted by Americorps Volunteers and Vicksburg Catholic School

$15 entry includes: “I Survived” Glow-in-the-Dark T-shirt, Inflatable Fun, Games, Arts & Crafts, Pizza and Refreshments!

A Fun Event Especially Designed for Kids Who Don’t Watch the Game!! (We need the seats on the field for the over 800 Alumni returning for the game!!!) The NO RUNNING & PLAYING BEHIND THE BLEACHER RULE will be STRICTLY ENFORCED this game.

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Dr. Michael Kamrava, right, the “Octomom’s” doctor with his attorney, Henry Fenton, attend a hearing in Los Angeles Wednesday.

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him she had been trying to become pregnant for four years and had suffered a miscarriage. “‘I’m going to have 10 kids, I just want to have a large family,”’ Kamrava recounted Suleman saying. He testified on his treatment of the mother of 14 during his Medical Board of California’s licensing hearing in downtown Los Angeles. The state licensing agency alleges that Kamrava was negligent in the treatment of Suleman and two other patients, and is seeking to revoke or suspend his license. The Beverly Hills fertility doctor helped Suleman have octuplets and six other children through in vitro fertilization. Today, Kamrava is expected to detail the in vitro treatments that resulted in her octuplets.

killed in Pakistan

PARACHINAR, Pakistan — A roadside bomb killed six Taliban militants, including a prominent local commander, in northwestern Pakistan today, an attack that could have been motivated by tensions between different insurgent groups. The bomb was detonated by remote control as Hakim Khan and five lower ranking militants were driving through the town of Marindy in the Kurram tribal region, said Jamil Khan, a local administrator. The commander who was killed was suspected of attacking Pakistani troops and kidnapping people for ransom, he said. It was unclear who carried out the attack, but rivalries between different groups of fighters in northwestern Pakistan sometimes escalate into violence.


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Ammons headed to South Alabama By Steve Wilson

6:30 p.m. ESPNU Quarterback Brandon Bridge and Alcorn State try to snap a three-game losing streak against SWAC foe Arkansas-Pine Bluff tonight at Jack Spinks Stadium.

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Vicksburg High basketball star Mychal Ammons made his college choice on Wednesday. But he had to play a little joke first. He called South Alabama coach Ronnie Arrow and deadpanned that he was signing elsewhere before reversing field and telling him that he’d be joining the Jaguars. “When I told him that I was going elsewhere, he got real, real quiet,” Ammons said. “Then I told him I was just playing and that I was headed there to join him.” Arrow could finally laugh as he secured the commitment of one of Mississippi’s best players in the class of 2011.

college basketball The senior small forward picked South Alabama over South Carolina, UTEP, Florida, Missouri, Georgetown and Mississippi State and will sign with the Jaguars on Nov. 10. Ammons had a raft of reasons why he decided on the Jaguars. “The style of play, the good business program and the good people,” Ammons said. “That’s what it’s all about. It’s not about big schools, but who you feel comfortable with. I feel South Alabama is the place to take me to the next level, on and off the court.” He’ll join his older sister, Taylor, who transferred to South Alabama from Paris

(Texas) Junior College this spring. That played a role in his decision as well. Ammons said that a close relationship with South Alabama assistant coach Mike Brown also provided an assist and that the Jaguars stuck with him despite a broken foot, which cost him much of the 2008-2009 season. “When I got hurt, some of the big-time schools backed off me,” Ammons said. “I still heard from them, but they (the Jags) told me they didn’t think they could get me.” Ammons, who shared the 2010 Vicksburg Post Player of the Year award with Kelsey Howard and averaged 19 points and 9.4 rebounds per game, is glad the recruiting process is over and is See Ammons, Page B3.

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Vicksburg forward Mychal Ammons (23) attempts a shot over Greenville-Weston’s Randy Wilson last season.

Logo flap surprises Gators By Ernest Bowker

On the web Another edition of the Prep Overview football preview show will be online today at:


PREP FOOTBALL WC hosts Clinton Friday, 7 p.m.

Vicksburg hosts Murrah Friday, 7 p.m. St. Al at Mount Olive Friday, 7 p.m. PCA at Central Hinds Friday, 7 p.m.


DARRIUS MOORE Port Gibson defensive end leads the area with 11 sacks. Prep stats/B2


Saints place Gay on injured reserve

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The Saints have placed reserve veteran cornerback and former LSU player Randall Gay on injured reserve because of lingering effects from a concussion that occurred during a Week 2 victory at San Francisco. The move, announced by coach Sean Payton on Wednesday, means Gay will be out for the rest of the season. New Orleans also added a cornerback to the roster, signing Quincy Butler. Butler has been in the NFL off and on since 2006, when he appeared in a game with Dallas. He spent the past two seasons in St. Louis.


La. Pick 3: 8-8-7 La. Pick 4: 1-7-5-0 Easy 5: 7-26-30-35-36 La. Lotto: 6-10-22-26-28-32 Powerball: 7-17-20-39-59 Powerball: 17; Power play: 3

Weekly results: B2

Superintendent Elizabeth Duran Swinford said Wednesday that the Vicksburg Warren School District will comply with a licensing company’s request to stop using the University of Florida’s logo in connection with Vicksburg High’s athletic teams, but there are no plans to change the high school’s nickname or alter other existing logos. “Our identity is not going to change. Vicksburg High School will always be the Gators,” Swinford said. “We have different gators. We use different gators. We have a stand up gator, a full body gator. We’ll use one of those.” Vicksburg High, which has used the “Gators” nickname since it opened in 1973, has long used logos bearing similarities to those used by Florida. As far back as the 1970s, VHS has featured on its football helmets the script “Gators” that Florida uses. Other high schools around Mississippi — and the country in general — follow the same pattern of copying NFL and college logos and uniform motifs. Brookhaven, for example, dresses like Ole Miss, right down to a script “Ole Brook” on its helmets. Hattiesburg, as well as several south Louisiana high schools, follow LSU’s uniform pattern with only the high school’s initials substituted for “LSU” on the

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Flashes to face Pirates By Jeff Byrd

helmet. The logo that is now causing problems for Vicksburg High is called the “gator head.” It features a fierce cartoon alligator head bursting out of an oval frame. VHS features it on its football helmets, and also had it displayed on banners and signs around campus. The gator head logo is trademarked by Florida. College Licensing Company, which handles marketing and licensing for Florida and nearly 200 other colleges and universities, sent a cease and desist letter to VHS principal Derrick Reed. “Your school’s use of a mark that is nearly identical to the gator head design mark may cause consumers to erroneously believe that the University has authorized Vicksburg High School to use its marks,” reads the letter, dated Sept. 15. “Additionally, it will dilute the distinctiveness of the mark that

Vicksburg’s Gator logo, above, resembles the University of Florida’s logo a little too much for the licensing firm charged with guarding the trademark.

the public associates with the University’s ability to effectively market and license the use of the Marks in the marketplace.” The letter goes on to request that VHS stop using the gator head “in connection with its academic, athletic programs and alumni programs.” Swinford said the school has complied with the request. The logo was most prominently displayed on a

series of banners along Gator Drive, the short access road that leads to the high school on Drummond Street. Those banners have been removed. It is still displayed on several signs — one of them hand-painted — near the football fieldhouse. The football team also incorporates the gator head logo into its black uniforms with small patches on the See Logo, Page B3.

Win out or stay home, that’s the position St. Aloysius finds itself in going into Friday’s Region 4-1A game at Mound Olive. The Flashes (3-5, 1-2) seem up to the challenge. They are coming off one of their best overall games, even though it was a loss to archrival Cathedral, last week at Balzli Field. Flashes coach B.J. Smithhart said his team rebounded mentally on Tuesday. “It was tough on them Monday, but after film study, they were ready to get after it,” Smithhart said. “They want to play football and they are going to play hard.” St. Al senior linebacker/ running back Mac Jones knows what is at stake at Mount Olive, which cracked the Associated Press Class 1A poll despite a 4-4 record. “We’ve got to win out if we want to make the playoffs,” said Jones, who scored St. Al’s lone touchdown in the 13-8 loss to Cathedral. The St. Al defense came up with a safety for the team’s other score. Friday’s matchup with the Pirates has the makings of See Flashes, Page B3.

Vicksburg Logogate smacks of Florida bullying Sometimes, imitation isn’t the sincerest form of flattery. When Vicksburg High coach Alonzo Stevens got the news that the University of Florida had sent a letter ordering the team stop using the Gator head in an oval logo, he was incredulous. The letter said Vicksburg High’s use of the logo infringed upon Florida’s intellectual property and its ability to market merchandise. Vicksburg High has already disposed some of the offending logos displayed in different locations at the school. “To me, as a coach of 30-something years, it’s the most petty thing I’ve seen in my coaching career,” Stevens said. “In my experience, high schools emulate colleges. Vicksburg High and the others aren’t going



to cut into the University of Florida’s money. You’ve got two national championships in basketball, two BCS titles...c’mon!” The logo letter was as humorless and unfriendly as Urban Meyer. Lots of high schools borrow colors, logos — heck, even whole uniforms from colleges — and it’s something that’s happened for years. Kids grow up wanting to wear those

colors (and logos). Madison Central looks just like Clemson, down to the tiger paw (in Madison’s case, a jaguar paw) on the orange helmet. Wayne County’s War Eagle uniforms look just like the ones Cam Newton and the boys wear down in the Loveliest Village on the Plains, Auburn. Hattiesburg High’s uniforms, like several other schools in Louisiana, look just like the denizens of Death Valley, LSU. Yet no nastygram couched in legalese from those institutions has arrived in the mailbox. Florida, however, had a problem with Vicksburg and several other schools, including Florida’s Palm Beach Gardens and Glades Day, using the oval Gator head logo. Lawyers from their licensing firm, Atlanta-based Collegiate

Licensing Company, intervened. Florida isn’t the only one, as Florida State, Missouri and Pittsburgh have also gone after high schools to protect their trademarked logos. It’s entirely understandable that the logo, designed for UF, is the intellectual property of the school and is a brand that needs legal protection. If Florida loses its logo to the public domain, the school would forfeit any rights to make money off of it, forcing them to design another one — which the school will do in a few years anyway. But what isn’t understandable is how Vicksburg or Palm Beach Gardens or any other high school is threatening that brand with a few oncourt logos or on high school T-shirts. It smacks of bullying, especially considering

that Florida’s athletic program raked in more than $90 million dollars in 2009. In contrast, the NFL has no problem with high school and youth teams using their logos, which makes the trademark issues inherent in the use of college logos by high schools seem rather weak. “If that’s all you’ve got to do, c’mon,” Stevens said. “This is not for a profitable gain. We’re not in the moneymaking business.” So what’s next for UF’s legal brigade, The Swamp? Guess Vicksburg might need a new name for its field as well. •

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Thursday, October 21, 2010

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BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS COLLEGE FOOTBALL 8 p.m. ESPN - UCLA at Oregon GOLF 1 p.m. TGC - Nationwide Tour, Jacksonville Open 4 p.m. TGC - PGA Tour, Shriners Hospitals for Children Open MLB PLAYOFFS 6:30 p.m. Fox - Philadelphia at San Francisco, NLCS Game 5 NBA PRESEASON 7 p.m. TNT - Miami at Atlanta RODEO 8 p.m. Versus - PBR, World Finals, second round SOCCER 6:30 p.m. ESPN2 - MLS, New England at New York


from staff & AP reports

NFL Brees, wife pick name for newest addition NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees says he and his wife Brittany have agreed on a name for their second son, and it’s Bowen Christopher Brees. The reigning Super Bowl MVP announced the name on his Twitter account Wednesday, one day after the baby was born saying, “Brit finally gave in.”

Colts suspend swimming punter McAfee for one game INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Colts suspended punter Pat McAfee for one game, a little more than 12 hours after the 23-year-old was arrested for public intoxication. Police said McAfee took a predawn swim in a city canal and told them “I am drunk” as he tried to explain why he was sopping wet in the Broad Ripple neighborhood, a trendy area known for its nightlife. Officers say the second-year player from West Virginia had a blood-alcohol content of 0.15 percent, nearly twice the legal limit for driving in Indiana. He was released from custody just before noon, about six hours after his arrest.

BASEBALL Harper has impressive fall league debut SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Bryce Harper put together an impressive Arizona Fall League debut, hitting a two-run double in his final at-bat that was almost a grand slam. The No. 1 overall draft pick by the Washington Nationals, Harper finished 1-for-4 for the Scottsdale Scorpions. He hit hard shots that went right to fielders twice before lifting his two-run double to left in the seventh inning.

AUTO RACING RPM releases Kasey Kahne CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Kasey Kahne was released from Richard Petty Motorsports, clearing the way for him to join Red Bull Racing for the final five races of the season.


BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Oct. 21 1975 — Carlton Fisk breaks up a thrilling contest with a homer in the 12th inning to give the Boston Red Sox a 7-6 victory over the Cincinnati Reds and force a seventh game in the World Series. 1980 — The Philadelphia Phillies win the World Series for the first time in their 98-year history as they beat the Kansas City Royals 4-1 in the sixth game. 2006 — Michigan State rallies from a 35-point, third-quarter deficit to beat Northwestern 41-38 in the biggest comeback in NCAA Division I-A history. Brett Swenson kicks the winning 28-yard field goal with 13 seconds left following an interception by Travis Key. 2007 — Rob Bironas kicks an NFL-record eight field goals, the last a 29-yarder with no time left to give Tennessee a 38-36 win over Houston. Bironas adds two extra points to set the NFL record for most points by a kicker, with 26. The Texans, trailing 32-7, survive backup quarterback Sage Rosenfels’ four touchdown passes in the fourth quarter. Rosenfels’ fourth touchdown pass, a 53-yarder to Andre’ Davis to put Houston up 36-35 with 57 seconds to play, ties an NFL record.

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SCOREBOARD prep football MHSAA Region 2-6A

Team Overall Region Madison Central.......................8-0.......................4-0 Clinton......................................5-3.......................3-1 Northwest Rankin.....................7-1.......................3-1 Grenada....................................2-6.......................2-2 Greenville-Weston....................4-4.......................2-2 Vicksburg................................1-7.......................1-3 Warren Central.......................2-6.......................1-3 Murrah......................................0-8.......................0-4 Friday’s Games Clinton at Warren Central, 7 p.m. Murrah at Vicksburg, 7 p.m. Greenville-Weston at Northwest Rankin, 7 p.m. Madison Central at Grenada, 7 p.m.

Region 4-1A

Team Overall Region Cathedral..................................7-1.......................4-0 Mount Olive..............................4-4.......................3-1 Bogue Chitto............................5-3.......................3-1 Dexter.......................................4-5.......................3-2 Sebastopol................................4-4.......................2-2 St. Aloysius.............................3-5.......................1-3 Salem.......................................3-5.......................1-4 West Lincoln.............................0-8.......................0-4 Friday’s Games Bogue Chito at Cathedral, 7 p.m. St. Aloysius at Mount Olive, 7 p.m. Sebastopol at West Lincoln, 7 p.m. Open date: Dexter, Salem

Region 6-2A

Team Overall Region Wesson.....................................8-0.......................3-0 Madison-St. Joe.......................6-3.......................2-1 Puckett......................................6-2.......................2-1 Enterprise-Lincoln.....................3-5.......................1-2 Loyd Star..................................2-6.......................1-2 Hinds AHS...............................1-7.......................0-3 Friday’s Games Wesson at Madison-St. Joe, 7 p.m. Enterprise-Lincoln at Loyd Star, 7 p.m. Puckett at Hinds AHS, 7 p.m.

Region 4-3A

Team Overall Region x-Leflore County.......................7-1.......................3-0 South Delta.............................6-3.......................2-1 Riverside...................................4-5.......................2-1 Leland.......................................6-3.......................2-1 Marshall....................................1-8.......................0-3 Bailey Magnet..........................0-8.......................0-3 x-Clinched playoff berth Friday’s Games Leflore County at Marshall, 7 p.m. Leland at Riverside, 7 p.m. South Delta at Bailey Magnet, 7 p.m.

Region 7-4A

Team Overall Region x-North Pike.............................8-1.......................3-0 x-Port Gibson.........................6-3.......................2-1 Lawrence County.....................4-5.......................2-1 South Pike................................2-6.......................2-1 Columbia..................................2-7.......................0-3 Crystal Springs.........................1-8.......................0-3 x-Clinched playoff berth Friday’s Games Port Gibson at South Pike, 7 p.m. Columbia at Lawrence County, 7 p.m. Crystal Springs at North Pike, 7 p.m. ———


District 5-A

Team Overall District *University Christian.................8-1.......................3-0 Porters Chapel........................5-4.......................1-1 Newton County Academy........4-4.......................1-1 Russell Christian......................2-6.......................0-3 *Clinched district title Friday’s Games Hillcrest at Newton Co. Academy, 7 p.m. Tri-County at University Christian, 7 p.m. Porters Chapel at Central Hinds, 7 p.m. Russell Christian at Bayou Academy, 7 p.m.

District 6-A

Team Overall District x-Trinity.....................................9-0.......................0-0 x-Tallulah Academy...............4-5.......................0-0 x-Clinched playoff berth Friday’s Game Trinity at Tallulah Academy, 7 p.m.

District 4-AA

Team Overall District Brookhaven Academy..............8-1.......................2-0 Central Hinds..........................8-1.......................2-1 Columbia Academy..................3-6.......................2-1 Bowling Green..........................3-6.......................1-2 Amite........................................1-8.......................0-3 Friday’s Games Columbia Academy at Brookhaven Aca., 7 p.m. Porters Chapel at Central Hinds, 7 p.m. Amite at Silliman, 7 p.m.

8-Man District 2

Team Overall District *Tensas Academy....................7-2.......................5-0 x-Briarfield...............................6-3.......................4-1 Collegiate Christian..................4-4.......................3-2 Park Place Christian................2-7.......................2-3 Rebul........................................4-4.......................1-3 Franklin Academy....................3-4.......................2-2 Mt. Salus..................................0-8.......................0-4 *Clinched district title x-Clinched playoff berth Friday’s Games Mt. Salus at Collegiat Christian, 7 p.m. Franklin Academy at Rebul, 7 p.m. Tensas Academy at Park Place Christian, 7 p.m. Open date: Briarfield ———


District 2-3A

Team Overall District Carroll.......................................6-1.......................2-0 Rayville.....................................3-4.......................1-0 Richwood..................................3-4.......................0-0 Madison Parish.......................1-6.......................0-2 Caldwell Parish........................0-7.......................0-2 Friday’s Games Madison Parish at Caldwell Parish, 7 p.m. Richwood at Rayville, 7 p.m. Carroll at Marksville, 7 p.m.

——— Area Leaders Player Comp. Att. Yds. Cam. Cooksey (VHS).... 113 215 1,702 Hunter Windham (TA)..... 72 145 1,516 Jonah Masterson (PC).... 96 161 1,509 Silento Sayles (PG)........ 77 123 1,366 Beau Wallace (WC)........ 61 153 873 Ricky Green (SD)............ 36 80 662 Ledarion Robinson (HA). 13 45 157 Ford Biedenharn (SA)..... 20 47 142 Aaron Terrell (HA)........... 14 27 133 Yds. 1,155 1,041 1,019 877


Player Rec. Chris Marshall (PC)......43 Milan Nasif (VHS).........31 Brandon Smith (SD)......26 Malcolm Grant (WC).....25 Alvin Stamps (VHS)......24 Cody Petty (TA)............23 Rafael Saldana (TA).....22 Mont. McDaniel (PC)....22 Adam Reed (VHS)........21 Adarius Barnes (PG).....19 Jake Boyd (PC).............19 Rodney Dee (PG).........19 Shan Shivers (TA)........18

Yds. 848 367 512 503 765 703 474 213 219 454 319 288 273

6 2 1 6 3 4 1 4 4

8.8 5.4 10.5 4.7 7.1 7.1 6.0 7.8 2.8

TD 7 4 7 4 6 5 3 2 0 2 2 2 2

Avg. 19.7 11.8 19.7 20.1 31.9 30.6 21.5 9.7 10.4 23.9 16.8 15.2 15.2



Player No. Darrius Moore (PG).............................................. 11 David Adams (SD).................................................. 9 Ledarius Odems (SD)............................................. 7 Jalen Baker (HA).................................................... 6 Robert Seaton (SD)................................................ 6 Randall Davis (HA)................................................. 5 Christopher Mobley (TA)......................................... 5 Smith Brandon (SD)................................................ 4 Micheal Shorter (SD).............................................. 4


Player No. Chris Marshall (PC)................................................ 6 Adarrius Barnes (PG)............................................. 6 Lamar Anthony (VHS)............................................. 3 Melvin Young (SD).................................................. 3 Derrick Hoye (SD)................................................... 3 Ledarion Robinson (HA)......................................... 3 Shan Shivers (TA).................................................. 3

Fumble recoveries

Player No. Landon Reddick (TA).............................................. 5 Louis Carson (WC)................................................. 4 Peter Harris (PC).................................................... 4 Cameron Machen (TA)........................................... 4 Jake Boyd (PC)....................................................... 3 Derrick Hoye (SD)................................................... 3 Tyler Comans (WC)................................................ 3 Given Breckinridge (WC)........................................ 3


Player PAT Pate Demuth (CH)...................... 36 Travis Haas (VHS)...................... 20 Silento Sayles (PG).................... 22 Dewayne Russell (PC)................ 22 Will Stegall (WC).......................... 6 Wade Grady (TA)........................ 15 Thomas Matthews (SD)............... 8 Judson Gatling (SA)..................... 4

FG 5 1 0 0 4 0 0 0

Pts. 51 23 22 22 18 15 8 4


Player No. Avg. Devon Bell (WC).......................31.....................42.0 Montana McDaniel (PC)...........13.....................36.4 Judson Gatling (SA)..................17.....................34.5 Wade Grady (TA)......................14.....................31.6 Ricky Green (SD)......................10.....................31.1 Rafael Saldana (TA).................21.....................30.1 Derwyn Butler (HA)...................29.....................27.2 Player No. Avg. TD Brandon Smith (SD).................... 24 31.1 0 Chris Marshall (PC).................... 18 29.6 2 Cody Petty (TA)......................... 21 25.5 3 Cody Landrem (TA).................... 12 19.4 0 Malcolm Grant (WC).................... 9 18.1 0 Jake Boyd (PC)............................ 9 15.3 0 Carlton Campbell (SA)................ 16 14.9 0 Note: Includes kickoff and punt returns. Key: CH-Central Hinds; HA-Hinds AHS; PC-Porters Chapel; PG-Port Gibson; SA-St. Aloysius; SDSouth Delta; TA-Tallulah Academy; VHS-Vicksburg High; WC-Warren Central ———

Mississippi Prep Polls

By The Associated Press Mississippi’s top high school football teams in each class, as selected by a panel of Associated Press state sports writers, and their opponents this week.

Class 6A 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

South Panola (8-0) hosts Southaven (7-1) Meridian (8-0) hosts Jim Hill (1-7) Madison Central (8-0) at Grenada (2-6) Gulfport (8-0) hosts Petal (6-2) Southaven (7-1) at South Panola (8-0)

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

West Jones (7-0) hosts Wayne County (7-1) Picayune (7-0) at Pearl River Central (1-7) Wayne County (7-1) at West Jones (7-0) Ridgeland (8-0) at Neshoba Central (4-4) West Point (8-1) hosts Saltillo (3-5)

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Lafayette (9-0) at Rosa Fort (7-2) Purvis (8-0) at Forrest AHS (5-3) New Albany (9-0) at Shannon (6-2) Noxubee County (8-1) at Louisville (6-3) North Pike (8-1) hosts Crystal Springs (1-8)

Class 5A

Class 4A

Class 3A 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Forest (9-0) at Morton (7-2) Philadelphia (9-0) at Kemper County (8-1) Charleston (8-1) hosts Holly Springs (1-7) Aberdeen (8-1) hosts South Pontotoc (4-5) Tylertown (6-2) at Franklin County (4-5)

Class 2A 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Taylorsville (9-0) is idle Calhoun City (9-0) hosts Walnut (7-2) Lumberton (8-0) hosts East Marion (4-4) East Webster (9-0) hosts J.Z. George (3-6) Bassfield (7-2) hosts Richton (0-9)

Class 1A 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

TD 10 13 7 11

TD Int. 13 10 11 12 12 8 14 4 5 3 8 4 0 7 1 2 1 3 Avg. 9.1 6.8 9.4 9.6

college football Top 25 Schedule

Today’s Game No. 1 Oregon vs. UCLA, 8 p.m. Saturday’s Games No. 3 Oklahoma at No. 18 Missouri, 7 p.m. No. 4 TCU vs. Air Force, 7 p.m. No. 5 Auburn vs. No. 6 LSU, 2:30 p.m. No. 7 Alabama at Tennessee, 6 p.m. No. 8 Michigan St. at Northwestern, 11 a.m. No. 9 Utah vs. Colorado St., 5 p.m. No. 10 Wisconsin at No. 13 Iowa, 2:30 p.m. No. 11 Ohio St. vs. Purdue, 11 a.m. No. 12 Stanford vs. Washington St., 4 p.m. No. 14 Nebraska at No. 17 Okla. St., 2:30 p.m. No. 15 Arizona vs. Washington, 9:15 p.m. No. 19 South Carolina at Vanderbilt, 6 p.m. No. 20 West Virginia vs. Syracuse, 11 a.m. No. 21 Arkansas vs. Ole Miss, 11:21 a.m. No. 22 Texas vs. Iowa St., 11 a.m. No. 23 Virginia Tech vs. Duke, 11 a.m. No. 24 Mississippi St. vs. UAB, 6 p.m. No. 25 Miami vs. North Carolina, 6:30 p.m.

Mississippi Schedule

Player No. Mitchell Hoskins (PG)......................................... 117 Tyshaun Tittle (HA)............................................... 93 Austin Roberts (WC)............................................. 89 Robert Seaton (SD).............................................. 82 Jake Boyd (PC)..................................................... 79 Tyler Jobe (TA)..................................................... 78 Given Breckinridge (WC)...................................... 77 Tyler Comans (WC).............................................. 73 Shaquan James (VHS)......................................... 71 Elliott Bexley (SA)................................................. 68 Montana McDaniel (PC)....................................... 66 Melvin Young (SD)................................................ 65

Durant (9-0) at Drew (2-6) Cathedral (7-1) hosts Bogue Chitto (5-3) Okolona (6-2) at Thrasher (1-6) Nanih Waiya (6-2) at Ethel (1-7) Mount Olive (4-4) hosts St. Aloysius (3-5)

MAIS 1. Jackson Academy (8-1) hosts Pillow (7-1) 2. Jackson Prep (7-2) at Oak Forest (7-2) 3. Trinity (9-0) at Tallulah Academy (4-5) 4. Brookhaven Academy (8-1) hosts Columbia Academy (3-6) 5. Presbyterian Christian (7-2) at Parklane (5-3)

Tank McNamara



621 609 587 487 419 416 406 380 316

Kick returns

District 4-A

Team Overall District Tri-County.................................9-0.......................3-0 Benton Academy......................4-4.......................2-0 Humphreys Academy...............3-5.......................1-1 Sharkey-Issaquena.................1-8.......................1-3 Clinton Christian.......................0-7.......................0-3 Friday’s Games Tri-County at University Christian, 7 p.m. Humphreys Academy at Benton Academy, 7 p.m. Sharkey-Issaquena at Deer Creek, 7 p.m. Clinton Christian at Claiborne, 7 p.m.

Player Att. Jordan Currie (CH).......127 Cody Landrem (TA)......154 Hakeem Johnson (SD).108 Hunter Farrior (CH).......91

T. Montgomery (SD).....71 Carlton Campbell (SA).. 112 Silento Sayles (PG)......56 Kaw. Gaston (VHS)......103 Shon Jackson (WC)......59 Johnny Hulbert (PG).....59 Ford Biedenharn (SA)...68 Jake Boyd (PC).............49 Led. Robinson (HA)......112

Today’s Game Ark.-Pine Bluff at Alcorn St., 6:30 p.m. Saturday’s Games Ole Miss at Arkansas, 11:21 a.m. Jackson St. at Texas Southern, Noon Belhaven at Union College, 12:30 p.m. Delta St. at West Georgia, 1 p.m. Mississippi College at Howard Payne, 1 p.m. Millsaps at Centre College, 1 p.m. Grambling St. at Mississippi Valley St., 2 p.m. UAB at Mississippi St., 6 p.m. Open date: Southern Miss ———


Conference All Games W L W L Auburn.............................. 4 0 7 0 LSU................................... 4 0 7 0 Alabama........................... 3 1 6 1 Mississippi St................... 2 2 5 2 Arkansas........................... 1 2 4 2 Ole Miss........................... 1 2 3 3 Saturday’s Games Ole Miss at Arkansas, 11:30 a.m. LSU at Auburn, 2:30 p.m. Alabama at Tennessee, 6 p.m. UAB at Mississippi St., 6 p.m. South Carolina at Vanderbilt, 6 p.m. Georgia at Kentucky, 6:30 p.m.

Conference All Games W L W L East Carolina.................... 3 0 4 2 UCF.................................. 2 0 4 2 Southern Miss.................. 2 1 5 2 UAB.................................. 1 2 2 4 Marshall............................ 0 2 1 5 Memphis........................... 0 4 1 6

West Division

Conference All Games W L W L SMU.................................. 3 0 4 3 Houston............................ 2 1 3 3 UTEP................................ 2 2 5 2 Tulsa................................. 2 2 4 3 Rice.................................. 1 2 2 5 Tulane............................... 0 2 2 4 Saturday’s Games Rice at UCF, 2:30 p.m. Houston at SMU, 2:30 p.m. Marshall at East Carolina, 3:15 p.m. UAB at Mississippi St., 6 p.m. Tulane at UTEP, 8:05 p.m.

SWAC Eastern

Conference All Games W L W L Jackson St........................ 3 1 5 1 Alabama St....................... 3 3 3 3 Alcorn St........................... 2 2 3 3 Alabama A&M.................. 1 4 2 5 MVSU............................... 0 5 0 6


Conference All Games W L W L Grambling......................... 5 0 5 1 Texas Southern................ 3 1 3 3 Prairie View...................... 3 2 4 3 Ark-Pine Bluff................... 2 2 3 3 Southern U....................... 1 3 2 4 Today’s Game Ark.-Pine Bluff at Alcorn St., 6:30 p.m. Saturday’s Games Jackson St. at Texas Southern, Noon Savannah St. at Alabama St., 1 p.m. Grambling St. at Mississippi Valley St., 2 p.m. Prairie View vs. Southern, at Shreveport, 4 p.m.


W Houston.............. 4 Indianapolis........ 4 Tennessee.......... 4 Jacksonville........ 3 W Pittsburgh........... 4 Baltimore............ 4 Cincinnati............ 2 Cleveland............ 1 W Kansas City........ 3 Oakland.............. 2 Denver................ 2 San Diego.......... 2

South L 2 2 2 3

T 0 0 0 0

North L 1 2 3 5

T 0 0 0 0

West L 2 4 4 4

T 0 0 0 0

Pct .833 .800 .600 .000

PF 159 154 89 87

PA 101 116 112 161

Pct .667 .667 .667 .500

PF 153 163 162 110

PA 167 125 98 167

Pct .800 .667 .400 .167

PF 114 112 100 88

PA 60 95 102 125

Pct .600 .333 .333 .333

PF 108 120 124 157

PA 92 151 140 126


W N.Y. Giants......... 4 Philadelphia........ 4 Washington......... 3 Dallas.................. 1

L 2 2 3 4

T 0 0 0 0

Pct .667 .667 .500 .200

T 0 0 0 0

North L 2 3 3 5

T 0 0 0 0

Pct .667 .667 .600 .000

PF 130 130 80 52

PA 101 108 111 110

Pct .667 .500 .400 .167

PF 112 139 87 146

PA 97 112 88 140


L T Pct PF PA 2 0 .600 88 138 2 0 .600 98 97 3 0 .500 103 113 5 0 .167 93 139 ——— Sunday’s Games Buffalo at Baltimore, 1 p.m. Washington at Chicago, 1 p.m. Cincinnati at Atlanta, 1 p.m. Philadelphia at Tennessee, 1 p.m. Pittsburgh at Miami, 1 p.m. St. Louis at Tampa Bay, 1 p.m. Cleveland at New Orleans, 1 p.m. Jacksonville at Kansas City, 1 p.m. San Francisco at Carolina, 1 p.m. Arizona at Seattle, 4:05 p.m. Oakland at Denver, 4:15 p.m. New England at San Diego, 4:15 p.m. Minnesota at Green Bay, 8:20 p.m. Open: Indianapolis, N.Y. Jets, Detroit, Houston Monday’s Games N.Y. Giants at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.

Oct. 15: New York 6, Texas 5 Oct. 16: Texas 7, New York 2 Oct. 18: Texas 8, New York 0 Oct. 19: Texas 10, New York 3 Wednesday: New York 7, Texas 2, Texas leads series 3-2 Friday: N.Y. (Hughes 18-8) at Texas (Lewis 12-13), 7:07 p.m. Saturday: N.Y. (Pettitte 11-3) at Texas (Lee 12-9), 7:07 p.m., if necessary

National League

Oct. 16: San Francisco 4, Philadelphia 3 Oct. 17: Philadelphia 6, San Francisco 1 Oct. 19: San Francisco 3, Philadelphia 0 Wednesday: San Francisco 6, Philadelphia 5, San Francisco leads series 3-1 Today: Philadelphia (Halladay 21-10) at San Francisco (Lincecum 16-10), 6:57 p.m. Saturday: San Francisco (Sanchez 13-9) at Philadelphia (Oswalt 13-13), 2:57 p.m. or 6:57 p.m., if necessary Sunday: San Francisco (Cain 13-11) at Philadelphia (Hamels 12-11), 6:57 p.m.

nascar Sprint Cup Schedule


T 0 0 0 0

W Arizona............... 3 Seattle................ 3 St. Louis............. 3 San Francisco.... 1

L 2 2 2 5


Conference All Games W L W L South Carolina................. 2 2 4 2 Florida............................... 2 3 4 3 Georgia............................. 2 3 3 4 Vanderbilt......................... 1 2 2 4 Kentucky........................... 1 3 4 3 Tennessee........................ 0 3 2 4

L 1 1 2 5

W Chicago.............. 4 Green Bay.......... 3 Minnesota........... 2 Detroit................. 1


League championship series American League


W N.Y. Jets............. 5 New England...... 4 Miami.................. 3 Buffalo................ 0

W Atlanta................ 4 New Orleans...... 4 Tampa Bay......... 3 Carolina.............. 0

PF 134 153 113 102

PA 118 120 119 111

Through Oct. 16 Oct. 3 — Price Chopper 400 (Greg Biffle) Oct. 10 — Pepsi MAX 400 (Tony Stewart) Oct. 16 — Bank of America 500 (J. McMurray) Oct. 24 — TUMS Fast Relief 500, Ridgeway, Va. Oct. 31 — AMP Energy Juice 500, Talladega, Ala. Nov. 7 — AAA Texas 500, Fort Worth, Texas

Sprint Cup Standings

Through Oct. 16 1. Jimmie Johnson.......................................... 2. Denny Hamlin............................................. 3. Kevin Harvick.............................................. 4. Jeff Gordon................................................. 5. Kyle Busch.................................................. 6. Tony Stewart............................................... 7. Carl Edwards.............................................. 8. Greg Biffle................................................... 9. Kurt Busch.................................................. 10. Jeff Burton................................................ 11. Matt Kenseth............................................. 12. Clint Bowyer.............................................. ———

5,843 5,802 5,766 5,687 5,666 5,666 5,643 5,618 5,606 5,604 5,587 5,543

Nationwide Series Schedule

Through Oct. 15 Oct. 2 — Kansas Lottery 300 (Joey Logano) Oct. 9 — 300 (Kyle Busch) Oct. 15 — Dollar General 300 (Brad Keselowski) Oct. 23 — 5-hour Energy 250, Madison, Ill. Nov. 6 — O’Reilly Challenge, Fort Worth, Texas

Nationwide Series Standings

Through Oct. 15 1. Brad Keselowski......................................... 2. Carl Edwards.............................................. 3. Kyle Busch.................................................. 4. Justin Allgaier............................................. 5. Paul Menard............................................... 6. Kevin Harvick.............................................. 7. Joey Logano............................................... 8. Trevor Bayne.............................................. 9. Jason Leffler............................................... 10. Steve Wallace...........................................

LOTTERY Sunday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 0-3-4 La. Pick 4: 5-8-1-5 Monday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 7-4-4 La. Pick 4: 0-8-7-3 Tuesday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 6-8-3 La. Pick 4: 7-8-2-9 Wednesday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 8-8-7 La. Pick 4: 1-7-5-0 Easy 5: 7-26-30-35-36 La. Lotto: 6-10-22-26-28-32 Powerball: 7-17-20-39-59 Powerball: 17; Power play: 3 Thursday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 5-1-0 La. Pick 4: 8-2-9-4 Friday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 1-0-6 La. Pick 4: 3-8-4-4 Saturday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 8-9-9 La. Pick 4: 9-3-1-7 Easy 5: 11-19-21-25-26 La. Lotto: 2-3-11-18-28-35 Powerball: 11-12-15-16-28 Powerball: 11; Power play: 2

4,954 4,504 4,439 4,103 3,929 3,902 3,557 3,503 3,433 3,427

Thursday, October 21, 2010

The Vicksburg Post

Uribe’s sac-fly lifts Giants to 3-1 lead By The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — The San Francisco Giants keep showing that building a loaded, All-Star lineup isn’t the only way to make a deep October run. The second-chance players and homegrown talent can pay big dividends this time of year, too. A club of castoffs and postseason newcomers is now just one win away from the World Series. Juan Uribe, sore left wrist and all, hit a sacrifice fly off Roy Oswalt with one out in the ninth inning Wednesday night, sending the Giants past the Philadelphia Phillies 6-5 for a 3-1 lead in the NL championship series. “We’ve got some characters on this club,” manager Bruce Bochy said. “In my mind, they’re like the Dirty Dozen, the castoffs and the misfits.” Boosted by yet another big hit from late-season pickup Cody Ross, four hits and two RBIs from rookie Buster Posey and a timely double from struggling Pablo Sandoval, the Giants pushed the two-time defending NL champion Phillies to the brink of elimination. Philadelphia will send Roy Halladay to the mound against

one out in the ninth and took third when Posey singled for his fourth hit of the game. Uribe hit a medium-deep fly, leaving left fielder Ben Francisco with no chance to get the sliding Huff with his throw. Going to Oswalt — slated to start Game 6, if it’s necessary — to begin the ninth backed up manager Charlie Manuel’s words that this was his club’s biggest game yet this year. Now, it will be today.

Yankees 7, Rangers 2

San Francisco Giants’ Aubrey Huff (17) celebrates with teammates Andres Torres, center, Pablo Sandoval, and Freddy Sanchez, back left, after scoring the winning run against the Philadelphia Phillies Wednesday. The Giants won to 6-5 to take a 3-1 lead in the NLCS.

mlb Tim Lincecum in Game 5 on tonight. It’s a rematch of aces that Lincecum won in the opener. “Two of the best arms in the game,” Posey said. “We’re in a good position. But at the same

time, we know anything can happen in baseball.” A champion with the White Sox in 2005, Uribe made his mark on this NLCS in a matter of moments — a great play with his glove, then one swing to win it. Aubrey Huff singled with

Texas has two more chances to reach the World Series for the first time. First, Colby Lewis gets a chance to win the pennant. If he can’t finish the job, Cliff Lee would face the New York Yankees in Game 7. “There’s no frustration or feeling like we didn’t accomplish what we wanted to do,” Rangers third baseman Michael Young said after Wednesday’s loss in Game 5. “We’ll just go home and try to finish it off.” Nick Swisher and Robinson Cano hit consecutive homers to build an early cushion, and CC Sabathia made the lead stand up as the Yankees closed to 3-2 in the AL championship series.

Blue Waves aim to lock up second seed From staff reports PORT GIBSON — Shoot for a two. That’s the goal for Port Gibson when they head to South Pike in a key Region 7-4A game Friday night. The Blue Waves clinched a playoff berth last week by routing Crystal Springs 54-14. It was also their sixth win to move them to 6-3 overall. Coach Lynn Lang, however, wants more, specifically a No. 2 seed that would mean a home playoff game in the first round. “We’re going for a two,” Lang said of the two-seed. “We’ve guaranteed ourselves a playoff berth but what we really want is that home game.” To get it, the Blue Waves must beat South Pike and then do the same to Lawrence County in the regular season finale in Port Gibson. South Pike’s new coach Willie Brown is familiar to the Blue Waves. He coached Port Gibson for two years before Lang replaced him. Brown won just one game in his time at Port Gibson. Lang is 10-9. “Our kids will be up for him,” Lang said of Brown’s Eagles. “He’s running the same style offense he ran here and at Hazlehurst.” Port Gibson will counter with an offense led by sophomore quarterback Silento Sayles and a stable of backs and receivers. Sayles has passed for 1,106 yards and 12 touchdowns, and rushed for another 477 yards. “I keep saying, Silento keeps showing some shades of (Steve) McNair,” Lang said of his former Alcorn State teammate and Tennessee Titans quarterback. “He shows so much poise and he’s still just

Prep Football a 10th grader.” Another young player that is making waves is freshman defensive end Darrius Moore. “Already 6-foot-4 and 250 pounds and he has 11 sacks this season,” Lang said. “He’s going to be good one.”

Puckett at Hinds AHS It’s not hard for Hinds AHS coach Michael Fields to pinpoint the reason for his team’s recent struggles. “Turnovers are killing us,” he said. “The last two ball games we’re in double figures in turnovers.” For the season, Hinds (1-7, 0-3 Region 6-2A) has committed 30 turnovers and forced only 10. It was able to overcome the mistakes early in the season, when it was at least competitive for most of its games. The last two weeks, however, the War Dawgs have been outscored 74-16. This week, Puckett (6-2, 2-1) comes to town in a game that’s crucial to its Region 6-2A championship hopes. Puckett is in third place in the region after losing to Madison-St. Joe two weeks ago, but rebounded to beat Loyd Star 48-0 last Friday. “They got a loss to St. Joe and it’s kind of like a bunch of bees jumping around,” Fields said with a laugh. “I saw the film from the Loyd Star game and I’m hoping they took it all out on them.”

South Delta at Bailey Now with a firm grip on the No. 2 seed in Region 4-3A, the South Delta Bulldogs (6-3, 2-1) head to North Jackson Field to face winless Bailey Magnet


(0-8, 0-3). Bailey has given up 368 points in eight games while scoring just 62. South Delta is coming off its best performance of the season with a 45-0 rout of Riverside. South Delta is led by sophomore running back Hakeem Johnson who went over 1,000 yards after last week’s Riverside game. He now has 1,019 yards and seven scores. Wide receiver Brandon Smith has 26 receptions for 512 yards.

MAIS Trinity at Tallulah After watching Trinity (9-0) steamroll everything in its path this season, Tallulah coach Nick Evans joked about how his Trojans (4-5) could upset the Saints on Friday night. “Their bus breaks down on the way here?” he said with a chuckle. “I really don’t know. And I’m sure there’s seven or eight other teams that would like an answer to that.” Trinity’s resumé is wellestablished. Among its eight wins are victories over Class AA powers River Oaks and Brookhaven Academy, and Class AAA East Rankin. Tonight’s game is for the District 6-A championship, although both teams have clinched playoff berths since they’re the only two in the district. Evans said trying to con-

Another week, another playoff-bound opponent for Sharkey-Issaquena. Last week, SIA (1-8) had to face unbeaten and third-ranked Tri-County at home. They lost 45-8, but at least quarterback Caleb Joiner was able to toss another touchdown pass. This week SIA heads to Deer Creek, which is leading District 2-A. The Warriors are 4-4 overall, but lost last week to Winona Christian 41-14.

LHSAA Madison Parish at Caldwell Parish Madison Parish may have a good chance at its second win when its travels to face winless Caldwell Parish in Columbia, La. Caldwell Parish is 0-7 this season while Madison (1-6) at least has one win. The Jaguars lost 54-0 to Carroll last week.


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ing against Cathedral while Wooten helped the St. Al defense hold Cathedral to just 73 yards on the ground. “Wooten played real hard against Cathedral, but you could say the same thing about Ford and Mac,” Smithhart said. “Mac has been really good all year. He has played at a consistent level.” The Flashes will also get some added help this week as Smithhart has brought up some players from the Flashes’ successful junior high team. “We’ve moved up seven or eight,” he said. “It’s still an adjustment for them and they won’t play this week, but probably get in next week and the week after that.”

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Ammons Continued from Page B1. focused on bringing home Vicksburg’s first state title since 2003. Last year, Vicksburg finished 25-4 and fell to Starkville 84-67 in the Class 6A playoffs. “It’s a big weight off my

shoulders,” Ammons said. “It helps clear my mind and focus on the season. We’re going to get to the Big House or die trying. We’re not going to lose like last year. I’ve got that much confidence in my team.”

Logo Continued from Page B1. hip and sleeve. A different green uniform combination has a more realistic-looking alligator on the sleeve. The baseball team also uses the gator head logo on some of its uniforms. Swinford said the gator head logo would be phased out, but there are no plans to cover it up immediately. “In five years, when we buy new uniforms, we’ll use a different logo,” Swinford said. “We’re going to phase it out. Immediate is too strong of a word. They asked for a timeline, and we do need a timeline because it does get expensive. We just bought those uniforms.” Although Swinford plans to comply with the cease and desist letter, neither she nor Vicksburg football coach Alonzo Stevens were happy about it. Stevens called it “a compliment” that his school wanted to emulate a successful Florida program. “I take it as a compliment. Vicksburg High and the others aren’t going to cut into the University of Florida’s money. You’ve got two national championships in basketball, two BCS titles ... c’mon!” Stevens said. “We got through playing Madison Central, they look just like Clemson. If that’s all you’ve got to do, c’mon. This is not for a profitable gain. We’re not in the money-making business. To me, as a coach of 30-something years, it’s the most petty thing I’ve seen in my coaching career.” In recent months, CLC has cracked down on high schools using unlicensed trademarks. Several schools in Florida that use the Gator nickname and logos have received the same cease and desist letter Vicksburg High got. Other schools that use logos similar to those used by Florida State, Missouri and Pittsburgh have also gotten warnings. A phone call to a CLC spokesperson from The

Vicksburg Post was not returned. In a story published last week in the Sun Sentinel of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., University of Florida spokeswoman Janine Sikes said the crackdown was less about the logo’s use and more about the sale of unlicensed merchandise. “We have an obligation to protect our trademark or we can lose it to the public domain,” Sikes told the Sun Sentinel. “That was one of the big issues. When the schools are using the merchandise, we lose quality control and all kinds of control on how that logo is used or produced.” Swinford worried about running afoul of trademarks in the future. She noted the large number of high schools whose uniforms emulate college programs, and said part of the blame lies with thirdparty vendors who showcase the logos. “When we go to buy our uniforms, the vendors show us some clip art they have to select from. We did not download this mark from Florida’s web site,” Swinford said. Swinford was also concerned about how far a school’s ability to trademark something can go. “There are only so many mascots. We were kind of appalled by it,” Swinford said. “What if they try to trademark the word ‘Gators?’ There’s not a lot of mascots you can use. If you look at the animals out there, you have the monkeys, the armadillos or the ants.” For now, though, Swinford was confident that Florida was only coming after Vicksburg’s logo and not its nickname. “To the best of my research, the only thing they’ve trademarked is that mark,” Swinford said. “They can take away our gator mark, but they can’t take away our Gators. We’ll fight for that identity.”

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Continued from Page B1. another defensive battle. Mount Olive blanked Bogue Chitto 14-0 to climb into a tie for second in the region. “They’re fast and they played good defense,” Smithhart said of the Flashes. “They have a good team.” The Pirates are led by Rueben Duckworth, who has rushed for 1,525 yards this season. In a 22-21 loss to Cathedral, Duckworth ran for 326 yards. He had 307 yards in a 28-14 win over Dexter. “Good player, been there for three years,” Smithhart said of Duckworth. The Flashes are keyed by senior lineman Matt Wooten, quarterback Ford Biedenharn, running back Carlton Campbell and Jones. Biedenharn had 118 yards rush-

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Thursday, October 21, 2010

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TONIGHT ON TV n MOVIE “3:10 to Yuma” — A rancher, Christian Bale, and the captive outlaw, Russell Crowe, in his charge learn to respect each other on a dangerous journey to catch a train./9:30 on TNT n SPORTS College football — Quarterback Brandon Bridge and Alcorn State will try to snap a three-game losing streak against SWAC foe ArkansasPine Bluff tonight at Jack Spinks Christian Bale Stadium./6:30 on ESPNU n PRIMETIME “The Office” — Michael, Dwight and Jim set up a sting after a competing sales associate, Timothy Olyphant, steals a client; Andy starts a band./8 on NBC

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

MILESTONES n BIRTHDAYS Manfred Mann, rock singer, 70; Elvin Bishop, singer, 68; Judy Sheindlin, TV judge, 68; Carrie Fisher, actress-author, 54; Jeremy Miller, actor, 34; Kim Kardashian, actress, 30; Matt Dallas, actor, 28.


Cage calls for united fight against crime Oscar-winning actor Nicolas Cage, the frequent star of gangster thrillers, is calling for a united fight against organized crime. Cage, a United Nations goodwill ambassador for global justice, says the threat posed by criminal networks is too big for communities or states to confront on their own and that countries must work together to battle it. Nicolas He warns that regions weakened by conflict, Cage lawlessness and extreme poverty are especially susceptible to “the deadly infection that preys on human beings.” Cage won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in “Leaving Las Vegas” in 1995. He spoke today at a conference aimed at boosting support for a U.N. convention to curb organized crime.

Ex-Playmate accused of shooting man A former Playboy Playmate of the Year who appeared in the horror movie “Rosemary’s Baby” has been charged with shooting her boyfriend at their Hollywood apartment. The district attorney’s office says 66-year-old Victoria Rathgeb pleaded not guilty to attempted murder Tuesday. She remains jailed Wednesday on $1.5 million bail and could face up to life in prison if convicted. Police said that she shot her boyfriend during a domestic dispute Saturday evening. Los Angeles police spokeswoman Norma Eisenman says the man, whose identity wasn’t released, remains in critical condition. Rathgeb was 1968’s Playmate of the Year under the name of Angela Dorian. She had TV and movie roles in the 1960s and 1970s and played a recovering heroin addict in the 1968 hit “Rosemary’s Baby.”

Rihanna leaves manager for Jay-Z label Rihanna is now under Jay-Z’s umbrella. The Grammy-winning pop singer has parted ways with manager Marc Jordan and is now being managed by Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Management. Rihanna said Wednesday that she’s “so excited to take this next step in my career.” The 22-year-old is also launching a new company called Rihanna Entertainment. She said it Rihanna will “merge all of her businesses, including music, film, fragrance fashion and book ventures.” Jay-Z signed Rihanna to Def Jam in 2005. The two won a Grammy in 2008 for the hit song “Umbrella.” Earlier this year, the pair picked up two Grammys for the rap song “Run This Town,” which also featured Kanye West. She’s released four albums and plans to release her fifth CD, “Loud,” on Nov. 16.

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Penthouse magazine founder dies at 79 DALLAS (AP) — Bob Guccione tried the seminary and spent years trying to make it as an artist before he found the niche that Hugh Hefner left for him in the late 1960s. Where Hefner’s Playboy magazine strove to surround its pinups with an upscale image, Guccione aimed for something a little more direct with Penthouse. More explicit nudes. Sensational stories. Even more sensational letters that began, “Dear Penthouse, I never thought I’d be writing you...” It worked for decades for Guccione, who died Wednesday in Texas at the age of 79. He estimated that Penthouse earned $4 billion during his reign as publisher. He was listed in the Forbes 400 ranking of wealthiest people with a net worth of about $400 million in 1982. In 1984 it was the magazine that took down Miss America, publishing nude pictures of Vanessa Williams, the first black woman to hold the title. Williams, who went on to fame as a singer and actress, was forced to relinquish her crown after the release of the issue, which sold nearly 6 million copies and reportedly made $14 million. But Guccione’s empire fell apart thanks to several bad investments and changes in the pornography industry, which became flooded with competition as it migrated from print to video and the Internet. His company, his world-class art collection, his huge Manhattan mansion — all of it, sold off. Guccione’s family said in a statement that he died at Plano Specialty Hospital in Plano. His wife, April Dawn Warren Guccione, had said he had battled lung cancer for several years. Guccione started Penthouse in 1965 in England to subsidize his art career and was the magazine’s first photographer. He introduced the magazine to the American public in 1969 at the height of the feminist movement and the sexual revolution. Penthouse quickly posed a challenge to Playboy by offering a mix of tabloid journalism with provocative photos of nude women. The centerfolds were dubbed Penthouse

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New Zealand might lose ‘Hobbit’ over actor dispute WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand may lose the filming of “The Hobbit” movies because of an actors’ pay dispute, with financial backers Warner Bros. making arrangements to shift the production elsewhere, director Peter Jackson warned today. The “Lord of the Rings” film trilogy based on the J.R.R. Tolkien novels relied heavily on the rugged landscape of New Zealand, which in turn received a tourism boost after becoming associated with Tolkien’s Middle Earth fantasy world inhabited by hairyfooted little people and a host of other colorful beings. But the $500 million, twomovie prequel, “The Hobbit,” may end up shooting somewhere else, Jackson’s Wingnut Films said. The New Zealand union, Actors Equity, insisted the dispute was being resolved and that it had lifted its work bans on the project, while foreign counterparts, including the powerful U.S. Screen Actors Guild that had backed the boycott, said its members were now free to work on the films. But senior producers in Jack-


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rate empire under the General Media Inc. umbrella that included book publishing and merchandising divisions and Viva, a magazine featuring male nudes aimed at a female audience. He also created Penthouse Forum, the pocketsize magazine that played off the success of the racy letters to the editor. Guccione and longtime business collaborator Kathy Keeton, who later became his third wife, also published more mainstream fare, such as Omni magazine, which focused on science and science fiction, and Longevity, a health advice magazine. Keeton died of cancer in 1997 following surgery, but Guccione continued to list her on the Penthouse masthead as president. Guccione lost much of his personal fortune on bad investments and risky ventures. Probably his best-known business failure was a $17.5 million investment in the 1979 production of the X-rated film “Caligula.” Malcolm McDowell was cast as the decadent emperor of the title, and the supporting cast included Helen Mirren, John Gielgud and Peter O’Toole.

Distributors shunned the film, with its graphic scenes of lesbianism and incest. However, it eventually became General Media’s most popular DVD. Guccione also lost millions on a proposed Atlantic City casino. He never received a gambling license and construction of the casino stalled. Legal fees further eroded his fortune. Among those who sued were televangelist Jerry Falwell, a California resort, a former Miss Wyoming and a Penthouse Pet who accused Guccione of forcing her to perform sexual favors for business colleagues. In 1985, Guccione had to pay $45 million in delinquent taxes. The next year, U.S. Attorney General Edwin Meese’s Commission on Pornography issued a report attacking the adult entertainment industry. Guccione called the report “disgraceful” and doubted it would have any impact, but newsstands and convenience stores responded by pulling Penthouse from their magazine racks. Sales dropped after the Meese commission report and years later took another hit with the proliferation of X-rated videos and Web sites. According to the Audit Bureau of Circulations, Penthouse’s circulation dipped below 1 million in the late 1990s and fell to about 463,000 in 2003, the year General Media Inc. filed for bankruptcy. Over the first six months of 2010, Penthouse reported circulation of barely 178,000. “The future has definitely migrated to electronic media,” Guccione acknowledged in a 2002 New York Times interview. In 2004, a private-equity investor from Florida acquired Penthouse in a bankruptcy sale. Penthouse and related properties are now owned by FriendFinder Networks Inc., a Boca Raton, Fla.-based company that offers social networking and online adult entertainment, including some with the Penthouse brand. FriendFinder made a bid this year for Playboy, which now outsells Penthouse roughly 10 to one, but Hefner has rejected it.

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Measure of a man doesn’t always depend on how tall he is Dear Abby: Regarding the letter from “Lost in the Land of Aloha” (Sept. 1) and whether short men are considered less desirable — height is relative. I am 5’3” and dated taller men, usually 6 feet and over, because those were the guys who just were around and seemed to be attracted to me. Then I met my husband. He’s 5 feet 6 inches and absolutely wonderful. Before me, he dated much taller women. He’s kind, loving, showers me with affection, offers me understanding, is a fantastic father and a complete kid-magnet. He cooks, washes dishes, does laundry, changes diapers and actually picks things up off the floor instead of vacuuming around them. I am the luckiest woman on this planet, and I know it. Never pass up a short guy. They’re not short — they’re fun-sized! — Very, Very Happy Wife in Texas



Dear Wife: I received a tsunami of responses to my question, “Does height really matter?” And it shows there’s no “shortage” of support for men like “Kal” (“Aloha’s” friend) and your honey of a husband. Read on: Dear Abby: My husband and I are both 5 feet 6 inches. In the past I was concerned that we didn’t fit the stereotype of the man being taller than the woman, but it has actually worked out great. We can switch cars without having to adjust the seats and mirrors. Our lips line up exactly when we kiss. I never have to stand on my toes! On our


BY BERNICE BEDE OSOL • NEWSPAPER ENTERPRISE ASSOCIATION Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) — Even though you and your mate may have a common objective, if you aren’t being supportive of one another, each could go about handling it in a manner that would undermine the entire effort. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) — Enjoy yourself and have a good time, but be extra mindful of common health concerns. Be careful not to eat or drink more than you should, and don’t overtax your physical stamina. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) — If you behave too flamboyantly, members of the opposite gender might not see you as being charismatic as you would like or as wonderful as you envision yourself to be. Hang on to your ego. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) ­— If you attempt to throw your weight around in areas that you have no business trying to control, you will quickly be pegged for trespassing. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) — Without realizing it, you could be extremely intolerant of anybody who isn’t in complete agreement with your ideas. Pisces (Feb. 20-March 20) — This could turn out to be one of those rainy days for which you should have been saving your pennies, but, sadly, when you check your wallet, you might find it holding nothing but faded photographs. Aries (March 21-April 19) — On the whole, others will enjoy working alongside you unless your assertiveness becomes overwhelming. Taurus (April 20-May 20) — You’ve heard of the old saying “What goes around comes around.” This is nice if you’ve done something good, but it’ll be a different story for you if the opposite is true. Gemini (May 21-June 20) — A tip given to you by a well-intentioned friend could be of little substance, so before you gamble on it, be sure to thoroughly check out all the sources that you can find. Cancer (June 21-July 22) — Strive to be cognizant of the feelings of your family members when dealing with them. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) — A particular philosophy that works well for you doesn’t necessarily do so for a friend, so don’t impose your ideas on him/her. Instead of helping, it could weaken the relationship. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Although you might be enjoying a slight edge in a commercial arrangement, keep in mind that it could be extremely thin. You’ll quickly discover its fragility if you try to push things too far.

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BY DR. ROBERT WALLACE • NEWSPAPER ENTERPRISE ASSOCIATION Dr. Wallace: I am 16, a good student, and I enjoy very much being alone. I do have good friends and don’t suffer from depression. It’s just that I enjoy my private moments — when I read, listen to music, study or just think. My grandmother, who lives with us, thinks that it is unhealthy to spend a lot of time alone when I could be “socializing.” Do you find my being a “semi-loner” a cause for concern? I’m sure your answer will be no, but I want my parents and grandmother to read it. — Brandy, Rockford, Ill. Brandy: Several years ago, the University of Chicago researched teen solitude and concluded that being alone can be of great benefit to a young person. Solitude helped the majority of studied teens in three important ways: • Their concentration is keener when they spend time alone. Schoolwork and hobby projects done in solitude prove to be of higher quality. • Many teens report feeling more cheerful, alert and friendly after spending time by themselves. • Regular solitude gives teens the opportunity for reflection and introspection, helping them solve problems and think through life issues. The study gives the following suggestions for teens to determine when, where and how to maximize the benefits of time away from the daily hubbub while minimizing feelings of loneliness: • If you have your own room at home, make it an enjoyable environment, conducive to entertaining yourself. Make your room a haven from the outside world with books, posters, wallpaper and a few favorite things unique to your tastes. • Take a few private moments every day to check in with yourself. Try to schedule this quiet period when you can benefit most from solitude. • Try to discipline yourself to spend some time working on constructive projects. If you are active when you’re alone, you’ll find that you are less likely to slip into the trap of loneliness. So, close the door on the world for a while and spend time reading, exercising or planning your life. Make sure grandmother is aware that being a loner or a semiloner is not unhealthy behavior when the person is not depressed and enjoys solitude. • Dr. Robert Wallace writes for Copley News Service. E-mail him at rwallace@Copley News Service.

wedding day, I wore gorgeous ballet flats. “Kal” will eventually find a woman who appreciates him for the breadth of his heart and not the length of his body. — Seeing Eye to Eye in Illinois Dear Abby: It’s all a matter of personal preference. I need to think the man I’m with will be able to protect me if need be. I don’t have that feeling with a short guy. And it doesn’t matter how muscular he is — it’s the height that counts in my mind. — Likes Looking Up at the Guy Dear Abby: You bet a man being tall makes a difference. I’m an average-sized bachelor who works around many attractive women. I get plenty of flirting and interest, but every time I meet one of my co-workers’ husbands, he’s a tall athletic stud. That’s just the way it goes. — The Short of It in Longmont, Colo. Dear Abby: This may seem

shallow, but height does matter to me. I’m a tall woman, and when I date men who are shorter than I am, I feel even bigger. It makes me uncomfortable, which does not make for a good date. — Tall Drink of Water in Eugene, Ore. Dear Abby: Aren’t you aware that the vast majority of females prefer taller men? “Heightism” is a rampant and virulent prejudice. Even if a guy is an inch or two taller than the woman, he will be considered too short if he isn’t taller than she is when she’s wearing heels. Women go gaga over the really tall guys. I can’t count the number of times I’ve heard them brag about how tall their man happens to be. I have never heard a female boast, “My boyfriend’s only 5 feet 6, but he really is all man.” — Roland in Maine Dear Abby: Does height matter? Not a whit! I’m a

Woman wants to stop losing weight, but can’t Dear Dr. Gott: I am a 50-ish African-American woman with a problem most think I am lucky to have. I can’t stop losing weight. My cholesterol is on the high side, so I can’t eat most high-calorie foods because they also contain a lot of fat. I am also a vegetarian, don’t like sweets very much, and work out at a gym daily. I don’t want to put on much weight. My normal weight is around 100 pounds, and I’m mentally comfortable with that. My doctors have looked at the obvious: They have checked my thyroid and for any digestive disorders. I love food and eat a lot of pasta with veggies sautéed in olive oil. I also love cheese but don’t want to raise my cholesterol levels higher. Other than the weight loss, I’m in excellent shape. Can you give me any suggestions? Dear Reader: There are a number of common causes for weight loss, but you don’t appear to fit the norm. They include malnutrition, depression, chronic diarrhea, drug use, cancer, excessive alcohol consumption, eating disorders and loss of appetite. One thing that might be an issue is a dental problem or mouth ulcers. Should you have ill-fitting dentures or canker sores, this might be addressed. If you faint or feel lightheaded, sweat excessively, have increased thirst, palpitations, have hair loss are on laxatives or diuretics, these issues, too, might be considered. They may lead to an underlying cause that your physician has not addressed. You might consider speaking with your doctor regarding a nutritional assessment and making sure that you have had complete laboratory analysis. A vegetarian diet is commonly a healthful one and far better than consuming fast foods on a regular basis. You might choose to speak with a dietician at your local hospital for some fine-tuning that will allow your weight to stabilize. You apparently are burning more calories than you are consuming. A way around this is to supplement your meals with snacks throughout the day. Granola bars, fruit and raw vegetables would be good choices. I don’t know what your breakfast consists of, but you might consider making your own cereal with a variety of nuts, cranberries, honey and raisins. Top it with skim milk, and have a glass of orange juice and tea or black coffee. There are countless ways of incorporating good foods into your diet without packing on the pounds, but it may take a little preparation on your part to make this happen. Dear Dr. Gott: You mentioned ichthammol in a past column as a drawing salve but failed to mention Peruvian balsam, aka Balsam of Peru.



My dad introduced me to this product 50 years ago, and it works wonderfully on slivers, stingers, etc. You might want to check this out for yourself. I do enjoy your column and have learned a great deal from it. Keep up the good work. Dear Reader: Frankly, I had never heard of Peruvian balsam prior to your letter but am passing the information on so others might benefit from it.

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6-foot-2-inch guy. The men who catch my eye are in the 5-foot-7 to 5-foot-9-inch range, but I certainly don’t draw the line. Shorter guys? Bring ‘em on! (One at a time, though.) — Don in California Dear Abby: No matter how tall or short you are, the most important thing in a relation-

ship cannot be measured: It’s LOVE. — Wise One in Yukon, Okla.

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Friday, October 29th

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Sat., Oct. 30 - 9am-4pm – Memory Lane at SFXA

Join Vicksburg Catholic School as we celebrate the history, dedication, tradition, success, and values of the Sisters of Mercy (1860), Brothers of the Sacred Heart (1879), Society of the Divine Word Priests and Missionary Sisters of the Holy Spirit (1906). Whether you attended a Catholic school, sent your children to a Catholic school, taught at a Catholic school, or were inspired by anyone associated with a Catholic school... Come and Celebrate with us!

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Enjoy the music of ‘Lee Abraham and The Boone Brothers’ in the courtyard of the old St. Francis school. This event is sponsored by the Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation. Lunch provided by Goldies Express. *Reservation required. 601-631-2997. $9 per person.

5:30pm – Grove Street Block Party Meet up with your old classmates for hamburgers, hotdogs, music & old teams on the big screen. You are invited to tour our new schools to see what we are like today!

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Saturday, October 30th 9:00am - 4:00pm – Memory Lane Visit the old school, classroom by classroom. Share your stories, run down the halls, and enjoy the volumes of memorabilia on display.

9:00am – Tour St. Mary's Catholic Church and The Jacqueline House Jacqueline House is home to the rich history of African-Americans in Vicksburg and St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

10:00am – Tour Pemberton’s Headquarters, The Cobb House and The Sisters of Mercy Convent All three are in the 1300 block of Crawford Street and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Sisters of Mercy first lived in Cobb House and later moved next door to the convent. Right down the street is Pemberton’s Headquarters.

12 noon – The Southern Heritage Air Show*

Purchase tickets at the School Offices of St. Francis or St. Aloysius and at Blackburn Motor Company!

Ticktet info visit:

St. Al grads Dan Fordice, Paul Banchetti, Bill Fulcher, Ricky Palermo, Henry Holly and others are participating in this benefit for the Southern Heritage Air Museum from 12 to 3. Located at Tallulah-Vicksburg Regional Airport. *Gate fee: $15 for ages 16+, ages 6-15 $10. Look for the alumni tent.

2:00pm – Sisters of Mercy Silver Tea The Mercy Associates are hosting this tea at the Cobb House, 1302 Crawford Street for everyone, especially all girls who graduated from SFXA.

5:30pm – Mass Celebrating 150 Years of Catholic Education

Awards Per Flight Door Prizes Longest Drive & Closest-To-Pin Awards!

Let us pray together again. St. Paul’s Catholic Church. 713 Crawford Street. Him Most Reverend Bishop Joseph Latino, celebrant.

6:30pm – The 150th Gala The old auditorium, now the Southern Cultural Heritage Complex, 1300 Crawford Street is where we will have a huge evening! Beginning with heavy hors d’oeuvres from local caterers, cool libations, and music for all ages by The Foulon Brothers Band, featuring our own John David Hosemann ‘04. $50 per person

Enter up to a 4-player team, or as an individual we will be happy to add you to a team! Entry fee will include: Green fee, cart, one mulligan, beverages & lunch! $100 per person $400 per team

* ‘Classics in the Courtyard’ & the Air Show are not official school functions for the weekend. Payment must be made separately.


to all our sponsors for their support of our 150th Celebration! Please thank them and support their businesses!

Make checks payable to Vicksburg Catholic School



Mr. Mike Calnan • Mr. George Evans • Mr. & Mrs. Fred Farrell • Mr. & Mrs. David Gibson Mr. Raymond May • Mr. & Mrs. John Paris • Mr. & Mrs. Sam Scott • Mr. & Mrs. Blake Teller Mr. & Mrs. Scott Verhine • Dr. & Mrs. Murray Whitaker • Rebel Welding & Industrial Supply People’s Drug Store / John, Anita & Collins Bové West Coast Lumber Co. / Richard Cowart, Jr. • Taco Casa • Rowdy’s Family Catfish Shack

St. Francis Xavier St. Aloysius

601-636-4824 / 1900 Grove Street / Vicksburg, Mississippi

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Thursday, October 21, 2010

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COMMISSIONER'S NOTICE OF SALE WHEREAS, on or about August 26, 2002, as security for the Note, Will Johnson aka Willie A. Johnson Jr. and Marcie Hollis, executed a Deed of Trust to a "J. Allen Derivauz, Jr.," as Trustee, for New Century Mortgage Corporation, Beneficiary, which Deed of Trust is recorded in Book 1339 at Page 385 (hereafter "Subject Deed of Trust"), in the Office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi. The Deed of Trust granted to New Century Mortgage Corporation a lien on, and security interest in, the following described real property in Warren County, Mississippi: ALL OF LOT 30, OAKPARK SUBDIVISION, PART 1, as shown by plats of record in Plat Book 1 at Page 82 of the Land Records of Warren County, Mississippi. WHEREAS, the name of the Trustee in the Subject Deed of Trust is misspelled, and should be J. Allen "Derivaux, Jr." and not "J. Allen Derivauz, Jr;" WHEREAS, the Subject Deed of Trust contains a defective acknowledgment in that the Trustee and Notary is one and the same person; WHEREAS, on or about September 16, 2002, New Century Mortgage Corporation, sold, conveyed, transferred and assigned its interest in the Note and Subject Deed of Trust to Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. successor by merger to Wells Fargo Bank Minnesota, N.A., as trustee for CSFB ABSC Trust, Series 2003-HE1 (hereafter "Wells Fargo") by virtue of an Assignment of Deed of Trust that was filed on October 26, 2004, and was recorded in Book 1358 at Page 301 in the Office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi; and WHEREAS, the Wells Fargo Assignment uses a defective acknowledgment and misspells the Trustee's name; and WHEREAS, on or about October 18, 2005, Wells Fargo executed a Substitution of Trustee appointing Priority Trustee Services of Mississippi, LLC as Trustee in the Subject Deed of Trust that was filed in Book 1394 at Page 290 in the Office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi. The Substitution of Trustee failed to follow the Mississippi statutory language required for acknowledgements and a Corrective Substitution of Trustee was filed on November 19, 2008 and is of record in Book 1486 at Page 797 in the Office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi; and WHEREAS, on or about February 9, 1987, a prior record owner of the Subject Property, executed a deed of trust which granted to Republic Bank for Savings, F.A., as Beneficiary, a lien on, and security interest in, the Subject Property. This deed of trust was filed on February 19, 1987 and recorded in Book 793 at Page 637 and re-filed June 12, 1987, and re-recorded in Book 803 at Page 400, in the Office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi; and WHEREAS, based on information and belief, State Street Bank & Trust Company, as Trustee U/A Agreement, became holder of the State Street Deed of Trust, through an assignment executed on August 1, 1998, and recorded in Book 1150 at Page 799; and WHEREAS, based on information and belief, there is a gap in the assignments and transfers of the State Street Deed of Trust from Republic Bank of Savings, F.A. and the assignment and holding of the same by State Street Bank and Trust Company; and WHEREAS, on January 5, 2000, an Order to Clerk to Cancel Deed of Trust was filed and recorded in Book 1192 at Page 474; however, this instrument referenced the State Street Deed of Trust recorded in Book 793 at Page 637 and not the re-recorded State Street Deed of Trust recorded in Book 803 at Page 400; and WHEREAS, on information and belief, the debt underlying the State Street Deed of Trust has been paid in full and it was the intent of State Street Bank & Trust Company, as Trustee U/A Agreement, to release the State Street Deed of Trust recorded in Book 793 at Page 637 and re-recorded in Book 803 at Page 400 in the Office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi; and WHEREAS, a complaint was filed involving the Subject Property on February 22, 2007 in the Chancery Court of Warren County, being styled Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. successor by merger to Wells Fargo Bank Minnesota, N.A., as trustee for CSFB ABSC Trust, Series 2003-HE1 v. Willie A. Johnson, Jr. a/k/a Will Johnson et al. and being cause number 2007-077 GN (hereafter Wells Fargo v. Johnson et al.); and WHEREAS, the Defendants in cause number 2007-077 GN were all properly served and a Default Judgment granting Plaintiff's requested relief was entered on November 9, 2009; and WHEREAS, in the order dated November 9, 2009, the Court set a sale date of December 14, 2007 for the judicial foreclosure of the Subject Property; and WHEREAS, despite the Court order directing the execution of the judicial foreclosure of the Subject Property, the Substitute Trustee proceeded with a power of sale foreclosure on January 15, 2009; and WHEREAS, the Substitute Trustee's Notice of Sale was published in the Vicksburg Post on December 24, 2008, December 31, 2008 and January 7, 2009, and therefore, the power of sale foreclosure took place more than one week after the date of last publication, thereby making the power of sale foreclosure improper; and WHEREAS, a Substitute Trustee's Deed was filed on May 28, 2009 and recorded in Book 1496 at Page 244 in the Office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, thereby conveying the Subject Property to Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. successor by merger to Wells Fargo Bank Minnesota, N.A. as Trustee for CSFB ABSC Trust, Series 2003-HE1; and WHEREAS, in order to have the power of sale foreclosure set aside, Plaintiffs filed a First Amended Complaint, with the Chancery Court of Warren County, after being given leave, that was filed with the Court on May 4, 2010; and WHEREAS, the Defendants were properly served with process and a default judgment was entered against Defendants Willie A. Johnson, Jr. a/k/s Will Johnson, Marcie Hollis and State Street Bank and Trust Company, as Trustee U/A Agreement, Dated as of August 1, 1998; and WHEREAS, an Agreed Order was entered into with Defendants Priority Trustee Services of Mississippi, L.L.C., as Substitute Trustee and Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc., as Substitute Trustee; and WHEREAS, by Default Judgment and Order entered on September 23, 2010 by the Chancery Court of Warren County, Mississippi, in Cause No. 2007-077 BN, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. successor by merger to Wells Fargo Bank Minnesota, N.A., as trustee for CSFB ABSC Trust, Series 2003-HE1 v. Willie A. Johnson, Jr. a/k/a Will Johnson, Marcie Hollis, State Street Bank and Trust Company, as Trustee U/A Agreement Dated as of August 01, 1998, Priority Trustee Services of Mississippi, L.L.C., as Substitute Trustee and Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc., as Substitute Trustee (hereafter "Wells Fargo v. Johnson et al."), the Court held that "J. Allen Derivaux, Jr.," notary of the Subject Deed of Trust is one and the same person as "J.Allen Derivauz, Jr.," Trustee of the Subject Deed of Trust; and WHEREAS, by Default Judgment and Order entered on September 23, 2010 by the Chancery Court of Warren County, Mississippi, in Cause No. 2007-077 BN, Wells Fargo v. Johnson et al., the Court held that "Will Johnson" and "Willie A. Johnson, Jr." are one and the same person in the Subject Deed of Trust; and WHEREAS, by Default Judgment and Order entered on September 23, 2010 by the Chancery Court of Warren County, Mississippi, in Cause No. 2007-077 BN, Wells Fargo v. Johnson et al., the Court held that a foreclosure of the Subject Deed of Trust will foreclose any and all interest of "Will Johnson" and "Willie A. Johnson, Jr.;" and WHEREAS, by Default Judgment and Order entered on September 23, 2010 by the Chancery Court of Warren County, Mississippi, in Cause No. 2007-077 BN, Wells Fargo v. Johnson et al., the Court held that the State Street Deed of Trust recorded in Book 793 at Page 637 and re-recorded in Book 803 at Page 400, in the Office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi, is released of public record such that it ceases to be a lien against the Subject Property; and WHEREAS, by Default Judgment and Order entered on September 23, 2010 by the Chancery Court of Warren County, Mississippi, in Cause No. 2007-077 BN, Wells Fargo v. Johnson et al., the Court held that any and all interest held by New Century Mortgage Corporation, has been conveyed, transferred and assigned to Wells Fargo and that the records in the Office of the Chancery Court of Warren County, Mississippi shall reflect this conveyance, transfer and assignment; and WHEREAS, by Default Judgment and Order entered on September 23, 2010 by the Chancery Court of Warren County, Mississippi, in Cause No. 2007-077 BN, Wells Fargo v. Johnson et al., the Court held that Wells Fargo has a valid and perfected first lien against the Subject Property by virtue of the Subject Deed of Trust; and WHEREAS, by Default Judgment and Order entered on September 23, 2010 by the Chancery Court of Warren County, Mississippi, in Cause No. 2007-077 BN, Wells Fargo v. Johnson et al., the Court held that the Substitution of Trustee filed in Book 1394 at Page 290 in the Office of the Chancery Court of Warren County, Mississippi is valid despite its irregularities; and WHEREAS, by Default Judgment and Order entered on September 23, 2010 by the Chancery Court of Warren County, Mississippi, in Cause No. 2007-077 BN, Wells Fargo v. Johnson et al., the Court held that the power of sale foreclosure conducted by Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc. on January 15, 2009 is invalid and that the Substitute Trustee's Deed recorded in Book 1496 at Page 244 is hereby set aside; and WHEREAS, default having been made in the terms and conditions of said Note and/or said Subject Deed of Trust and the entire debt secured thereby having been declared to be due and payable, and the legal holder of said indebtedness, Wells Fargo having requested the undersigned Commissioner to execute the trust and sell the land and property in accordance with the terms of said Subject Deed of Trust for the purpose of raising the sums due thereunder, together with attorneys' fees, Commissioner's fees, and expenses of sale: NOW THEREFORE, I, DOT MCGEE, Commissioner will on the 12th day of November, 2010, offer for sale at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash or credit, within legal hours (between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.) at the front door steps of the Courthouse in Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi, the following-described property: ALL OF LOT 30, OAKPARK SUBDIVISION, PART 1, as shown by plats of record in Plat Book 1 at Page 82 of the Land Records of Warren County, Mississippi. WITNESS my signature on this the 15th day of October, 2010. /s/ Dot McGee ______________ DOT MCGEE COMMISSIONER Warren County Chancery Clerk P.O. Box 351 Vicksburg, MS 39181 Publish: 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/11(4t)

SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE'S NOTICE OF SALE WHEREAS, on December 29, 2008, Shirley Dee, a single woman, executed a Deed of Trust to Mississippi Valley Title, Trustee for the use and benefit of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., which Deed of Trust is on file and of record in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi, in Deed of Trust Book 1699 at Page 624 thereof; and WHEREAS, said Deed of Trust was assigned to BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP fka Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, LP, by assignment on file and of record in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi, in Book 1504 at Page 222 thereof; and WHEREAS, the legal holder of the said Deed of Trust and the note secured thereby, substituted Lem Adams, III, as Trustee therein, as authorized by the terms thereof, by instrument recorded in the office of the aforesaid Chancery Clerk in Book 1504 at Page 221, thereof; and WHEREAS, default having been made in the performance of the conditions and stipulations as set forth by said Deed of Trust, and having been requested by the legal holder of the indebtedness secured and described by said Deed of Trust so to do, notice is hereby given that I, Lem Adams, III, Substitute Trustee, by virtue of the authority conferred upon me in said Deed of Trust, will offer for sale and will sell at public sale and outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, during the legal hours (between the hours of 11 o'clock a.m. and 4 o'clock p.m.) at the West front door of the County Courthouse of Warren County, at Vicksburg, Mississippi, on the 28th day of October, 2010, the following described land and property being the same land and property described in said Deed of Trust, situated in Warren County, State of Mississippi, to-wit: All of that certain Parcel or Lot of land lying and being situated in part of irregular Section 21, Township 15 North, Range 3 East, of the County of Warren, Mississippi more particularly described as follows, to-wit: Commencing at an iron rod on the westerly line of the present Grange Hall Road marking the Northeast corne of Lot 107 of the J. H. Short Subdivision of Laurel and Cedar Hill, same being the Northeast corner of that certain 31.25 acre tract conveyed to B. P. Buford in Deed Book 1006 at Page 203 of the Land Records of Warren County, Mississippi, and run South 37 degrees 08 minutes 52 seconds West along the westerly line of the present Grange Hall Road for 110.87 feet, and continue l id l li

, along said westerly line South 34 degrees 05 minutes 00 seconds West for 116.47 feet to the center line of the present Stillwater Drive (gravel); thence run along the center line of Stillwater Drive North 68 degrees 25 minutes 16 seconds West for 96.65 feet, North 68 degrees 26 minutes 58 seconds West for 100.00 feet, North 68 degrees 02 minutes 56 seconds West fo 94.66 feet, and North 68 degrees 33 minutes 18 seconds West for 123.93 feet to the Northwest corner of the Lot at 55 Stillwater Drive and the POINT OF BEGINNING of the parcel to be conveyed herein; thence turn and run along the center line of a drainage ditch that marks the common line with 55 Stillwater Drive, South 29 degrees 11 minutes 37 seconds West for 189.87 feet more or less to a point in the ditch; thence turn and run North 59 degrees 44 minutes 24 seconds West for 138.10 feet to an iron pin; thence turn and run along the common line with 75 Stillwater Drive, North 28 degrees 14 minutes 32 seconds East for 189.18 feet, more or less, to a point in said Stillwater Drive; thence run along the road South 60 degrees 03 minutes 08 seconds East for 141.23 feet back to the point of beginning, containing 0.61 acres, more or less. TOGETHER WITH that certain perpetual, nonexclusive easement over Stillwater Drive to be used in common for the purpose of a roadway and for the installation and maintenance of power lines, water lines, etc. over and across that certain Fifty (50) ft. wide strip of land being further described as follows: Commencing at the Northeast corner of the B. P. Buford 31.25 acre tract and run South 37 degrees 08 minutes 52 seconds West, 110.87 feet to a point; thence run South 34 degrees 05 minutes 00 seconds West fo 116.47 feet to the center line of Stillwater Drive and the POINT OF BEGINNING of the easement; thence run Twenty-Five (25) feet either side of a center line running North 68 degrees 25 minutes 16 seconds West, 96.65 feet thence North 68 degrees 26 minutes 58 seconds West, 100.00 feet, thence North 68 degrees 02 minutes 56 seconds West, 94.66 feet; thence North 68 degrees 33 minutes 18 seconds West, 123.93 feet; thence North 63 degrees 20 minutes 47 seconds West, 298.05 feet to the end of the easement. SUBJECT TO that certain perpetual, non-exclusive easement to be used in common for the purpose of a roadway over and across a certain Fifty (50) ft. wide strip of land, half of which is the northerly portion of the herein-described property.

TOGETHER WITH that certain 2005 Cappaert Impact Manufactured Home, Model #2856, size 28x56, Serial Number CHVM040585221941AB which is permanently affixed to said land. Title to the above described property is believed to be good, but I wil convey only such title as is vested in me as Substitute Trustee. WITNESS my signature, on this the 30th day of September, 2010. ______________________ LEM ADAMS, III SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE PREPARED BY: ADAMS & EDENS POST OFFICE BOX 400 BRANDON, MISSISSIPPI 39043 (601) 825-9508 A&E File #28692 Publish: 10/7, 10/14, 10/21 (3t)

Statewide Publishing LLC PO Box 768170 Roswell, GA 30076 SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE'S NOTICE OF SALE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY OF WARREN WHEREAS, on March 1, 2006, Daniel L. Boswell and Anita L. Boswel executed and delivered a certain Deed of Trust unto John H. Shows., Trustee for the benefit of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., acting solely as a nominee for Britton & Koontz Bank, NA, its successors and assigns, to secure an indebtedness therein described, which Deed of Trust is recorded in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi in Book 1585, Page 422; and WHEREAS, said Deed of Trust was subsequently assigned unto HSBC Bank USA, National Association, as trustee for Deutsche Alt-B Securities Mortgage Loan Trust, Series 2006-AB4, by instrument recorded in the Office of the aforesaid Chancery Clerk in Book 1514, Page 214; and WHEREAS, the holder of said Deed of Trust substituted and appointed Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc., as Trustee in said Deed of Trus by instrument recorded in the Office of the aforesaid Chancery Clerk Book 1514, Page 215; and WHEREAS, default having been made in the payments of indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, and the holder of said Deed of Trust, having requested the undersigned so to do, on November 11, 2010, I will, during legal hours (between the hours of 11 o' clock a.m. and 4 o' clock p.m.), at public outcry, offer for sale and will sell, at the Front door steps of the Warren County Courthouse in Vicksburg, Mississippi, for cash to the highest bidder, the following described land and property situated in War

p p y ren County, Mississippi, towit: Commence at a point which lies South 77 degrees 27 minutes West, a distance of 1,927.1 feet from a stone post which lies at the intersection of the South line of the Brunswick Road same being Mississippi State Highway No. 465, and the East line of Section 20, Township 18 North, Range 2 East, Warren County, Mississippi, which said point is also the Northwest Corner of Lot 27 of Corneil's unrecorded survey made for J.G. Haskins, et ux, which was conveyed to E.R.Tullos, et ux by J. G Haskins, et ux, by deed dated March 26, 1962, and recorded in Deed Book 374 at Page 4 of the land records of Warren County, Mississippi, and run thence North 69 degrees 25 minutes West, a distance of 480 feet to the point of beginning of the lot hereby conveyed; thence from said point of beginning run North 69 degrees 25 minutes West, a distance of 60 feet to an iron pipe marking the Northwest Corner of the lot herein conveyed, thence run South 20 degrees 35 minutes West, a distance of 150 feet, more or less, to the Short Line of Eagle Lake; thence run South 69 degrees 25 minutes East along the aforementioned shore line a distance of 60 feet to an iron pipe marking the Southeast Corner; thence North 20 degrees 35 minutes East, a distance of 150 feet, more or less, to the point of beginning, said lot herein conveyed being Lot 36 as shown on an unrecorded survey made by Daniel G. Flohr for H.G. Haskins, et ux; and, to provide ingress and egress to the said lot herein conveyed, a right of way easement in the aforesaid deed recorded in Deed Book 374 at Page 4 of the land records of Warren County, Mississippi, and a 30 foot Westerly extension and projection of said right of way and easement North of and adjoining the said lot herein conveyed and as shown on the said unrecorded Flohr survey. This certain lot, tract or parcel of land lying and being situated in Section 20, Township 18 North, Range 2 East, Warren County, Mississippi. Title to the above described property is believed to be good, but I will convey only such title as is vested in me as Substituted Trustee. WITNESS MY SIGNATURE, this the 7th day of October, 2010 Christian Mayer Christian Mayer, Assistant Vice President Nationwide Trustee Services, Inc. 1587 Northeast Expressway Atlanta, GA 30329 (770) 234-9181 0721427MS Publish: 10/21, 10/28, 11/4 (3t)

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The Vicksburg Post

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TRUSTEE'S NOTICE OF SALE WHEREAS, on August 25, 2009, Lakshimi Hospitality of Vicksburg, LLC, executed a certain Deed of Trust ("Deed of Trust") to William L. Shappley, Trustee, for the benefit of Excel National Bank, Beneficiary, which Deed of Trust is recorded in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, at Vicksburg, Mississippi, as Instrument No. 270805 in Deed of Trust Book 1703, at Page 228 (all subsequent recording references are to these records) and conveys in trust the property hereinafter described; and WHEREAS, default having been made in the terms and conditions of said Deed of Trust, and the entire indebtedness secured thereby having been declared to be due and payable at once in accordance with the terms of said Deed of Trust, and Excel National Bank, the sole owner, holder and beneficiary of said Deed of Trust, having requested the undersigned Trustee to execute the trust and sell the property described in said Deed of Trust in accordance with the terms of said Deed of Trust and for the purpose of raising the sums due thereunder, including accrued interest, late charges, attorneys' fees, trustee's fees and costs of sale; NOW, THEREFORE, I, William L. Shappley, Trustee in said Deed of Trust, will on the 8th day of November, 2010, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, within legal hours (being between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.) at the West front door of the County Courthouse of Warren County, located at Vicksburg, Mississippi, the following described land and property, being the same land and property described in the foregoing described Deed of Trust, and being situated in Warren County, State of Mississippi: To reach the Point of Beginning, commence at a point marking the Southwest Corner of Lot 14 of the FLETCHER SURVEY, which is recorded in Deed Book 69 at Page 52 in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, which point marks the Southeast corner of that certain parcel of land comprising the premises known as Captain D's Restaurant (the "Captain D's parcel") described within deed in favor of its parent, Shoney's, Inc. recorded in Deed Book 762 at Page 55 of the aforesaid Land records, and run thence along the East line of the Captain D's parcel, North 00 degrees 45 minutes West, a distance of 89.5 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING of the parcel of land herein described and conveyed; from said POINT OF BEGINNING continue thence along the East land of the Captain D's parcel and thereafter along the East line of that certain parcel conveyed to Vicks days, Inc. (the "Vanmali parcel") by deed recorded in Deed Book 826 at Page 470 of the aforesaid Land Records, North 00 degrees 45 minutes West a distance of 319.0 feet, more or less, to a point in an existing chain link fence marking the Right of Way of Interstate Highway I-20 (the "ROW fence") and the Northeasterly corner of lands in possession by Vicks Days, Inc. comprising the Vanmali Parcel; thence leaving the East line of the Vanmali parcel and run along the ROW fence and the meanderings thereof, having a course of South 72 degrees 54 minutes East, and a distance heretofore published as 66.1 feet, but having an actual distance said to be 43.85 feet, but, nevertheless, more or less, to an angle point therein that is 240 feet Westerly of and measured radially to the west land of relocated Halls Ferry Road at Station 10+00 as shown on the plans of Federal Aid Project No. I-IG-20-1(24)0; thence continuing along the ROW fence and the meanderings thereof having a course and distance heretofore published as South 26 degrees 09 minutes East, a distance of 330 feet, but having an actual course and distance said to be South 27 degrees 01 minute East, a distance of 346.41 feet, but nevertheless, more or less, to a point that is 205 feet Westerly of and perpendicular to the centerline of said West line of Station 6+75; thence leaving said ROW fence and run along the northerly right of way line of relocated Illinois Avenue as shown on plans for said project, same being along a line heretofore published as North 88 degrees 33 minutes West a distance of 200 feet but being along a line said to be North 89 degrees 15 minutes 24 seconds West, a distance of 195.11 feet, but, nevertheless, more or less, to the POINT OF BEGINNING, and being part of Lots 8 and 14 of the W.E. Fletcher Survey in Section 28, Township 16 North, Range 3 East, City of Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi, being the same lands conveyed to Michael J. Chaney and R.E. Parker, Jr., by deed dated January 13, 1976, recorded in Deed Book 550 at Page 522 of the land records of Warren County, Mississippi, together with all contiguous lands, strips or gores adjacent to the above described lands, it being the intention herein to convey and there is hereby conveyed, all lands into which the said Michael J. Chaney and R.E. Parker, Jr. went into possession by virtue of the afore described deed recorded in said Deed Book 550 at Page 522 of said land records and all lands owned or claimed by the said Michael J. Chaney and R.E. Parker, Jr. lying west of West right-of-way line of Halls Ferry Road, East of lands described in deed in favor of Don S. Miller, Jr., et al., recorded in Deed Book 716 at Page 654 of the aforesaid land records, South of the South right of way line of Interstate Highway I-20 and North of the North right-of-way line of Pemberton Boulevard, Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi being further identified by Tax PPIN 13720 and Tax Parcel Number 108-12 28 0790 000900 upon the Tax Parcel Maps in the office of the Assessor Warren County, Mississippi, and those same lands conveyed to Daviben Patel by deed recorded in Deed Book 1006 at Page 179 of the aforesaid Land Records, and being the same lands as depicted upon the plat of survey by Joseph Glenn Strickland dated June 5, 2009, a copy of which is attached hereto in aid of description and for all other purposes in construction of this instrument. I will convey only such title as is vested in me as Trustee. WITNESS MY SIGNATURE, this 12th of October, 2010. /s/ William L. Shappley William L. Shappley William L. Shappley PO Box 991 Vicksburg, MS 39181-0991 Publish: 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4(4t)

SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE'S NOTICE OF SALE WHEREAS, on March 18, 2008, Frannie Gary, a single woman, executed a Deed of Trust to Joan H. Anderson, Trustee for the use and benefit of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., which Deed of Trust is on file and of record in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi, in Deed of Trust Book 1699 at Page 564 thereof; and WHEREAS, said Deed of Trust was assigned to Flagstar Bank by assignment on file and of record in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi, in Book 1514 at Page 154 thereof;WHEREAS, the terms of said Deed of Trust were modified by instrument on file and of record in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi, in Book 1502 at Page 28 thereof;WHEREAS, the legal holder of the said Deed of Trust and the note secured thereby, substituted Lem Adams, III, as Trustee therein, as authorized by the terms thereof, by instrument recorded in the office of the aforesaid Chancery Clerk in Book 1488 at Page 659, thereof; and WHEREAS, default having been made in the performance of the conditions and stipulations as set forth by said Deed of Trust, and having been requested by the legal holder of the indebtedness secured and described by said Deed of Trust so to do, notice is hereby given that I, Lem Adams, III, Substitute Trustee, by virtue of the authority conferred upon me in said Deed of Trust, will offer for sale and will sell at public sale and outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, during the legal hours (between the hours of 11 o'clock a.m. and 4 o'clock p.m.) at the West front door of the County Courthouse of Warren County, at Vicksburg, Mississippi, on the 11th day of November, 2010, the following described land and property being the same land and property described in said Deed of Trust, situated in Warren County, State of Mississippi, to-wit: Commencing at a found iron marking the Northeast corner of the Freddie Nichols tract, per Deed Book 538 at Page 457 of the Land Records of Warren County, Mississippi; thence, S 56 degrees 00' 00" W, a distance of 206.30' to a set iron and the Point of Beginning; thence, S 22 degrees 44' 03" E a distance of 63.41' to a set iron; thence S 29 degrees 32' 26" W a distance of 149.83' to a set iron in the Eastern right of way of Old Gibson Road; thence, Northwesterly, along said right of way, N 43 degrees 00' 00" W a distance of 71.49' to a set iron; thence,

continue N 20 degrees 03' 00" W a distance of 60.00 ' to a found 1/2 " iron; thence, leaving said road N 56 degrees 00' 00" E a distance of 143.70' to the Point of Beginning, containing 0.32 acres, more or less, said property located in the Southeast corner of the Southeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of Section 8, Township 15 North, Range 4 East, Warren County, Mississippi. Title to the above described property is believed to be good, but I will convey only such title as is vested in me as Substitute Trustee. WITNESS my signature, on this the 14th day of October, 2010. _______________________ LEM ADAMS, III SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE PREPARED BY: ADAMS & EDENS POST OFFICE BOX 400 BRANDON, MISSISSIPPI 39043 (601) 825-9508 A&E File #28350 Publish: 10/21, 10/28, 11/4 (3t)

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01. Legals SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE'S NOTICE OF SALE WHEREAS, on May 15, 2008, OLIVER B REEVES AND STEPHANIE J REEVES executed a Deed of Trust to ELLIS, BRADDOCK AND DEES, LTD as Trustee for the benefit of MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS A NOMINEE FOR TAYLOR BEAN & WHITAKER MORTGAGE CORP, which Deed of Trust was filed on May 16, 2008 and recorded as Instrument No. 256930 and in Book 1697 at Page 241 - in the Office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi; and WHEREAS, BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, the current Beneficiary of said Deed of Trust, substituted RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. as Trustee therein, as authorized by the terms thereof, as evidenced by an instrument recorded as/in Instrument No. 282098 in Book 1514 at Page 188 in the Office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi; and WHEREAS, default having been made in the terms and conditions of said Deed of Trust, and the entire debt secured thereby having been declared to be due and payable, and the legal holder of said indebtedness, BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, having requested the undersigned Substitute Trustee to execute the trust and sell said land and property in accordance with the terms of said Deed of Trust for the purpose of raising the sums due thereunder, together with attorney's fees, Substitute Trustee's fees and expenses of sale. NOW, THEREFORE, RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., Substitute Trustee, will on November 04, 2010, offer for sale at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, within legal hours (between the hours of 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.) at the front steps of the Warren County Courthouse in Vicksburg, Mississippi, the following-described property: LOT 4A, LAKE FOREST SUBDIVISION (PART ONE): BEGIN AT A POINT ON THE NORTH RIGHT-OFWAY LINE OF LAKE FOREST DRIVE IN LAKE FOREST SUBDIVISION (PART ONE) WHICH IS 48.4 FEET NORTH AND 641.2 FEET EAST OF THE CORNER COMMON TO SECTIONS 3, 4, 10 AND 11 OF SAID TOWNSHIP 16 NORTH, RANGE 4 EAST, WARREN COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, SAID LAKE FOREST SUBDIVISION, (PART ONE) BEING A SUBDIVISION IN SAID SECTIONS 3 AND 11, A PLAT OF WHICH IS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2 AT PAGE 62 IN THE OFFICE OF THE CHANCERY CLERK OF WARREN COUNTY AT VICKSBURG, MISSISSIPPI, SAID POINT BEING ALSO THE CORNER COMMON TO LOTS 4A AND 5A AND THE POINT OF BEGINNING OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PARCEL OF LAND HEREBY DESIGNATED AS LOT 4A; AND RUN THENCE NORTH 01 DEGREES 21 MINUTES EAST AND ALONG THE LINE COMMON TO SAID LOTS 4A AND 5A FOR A DISTANCE OF 175.0 FEET TO A POINT; RUN THENCE NORTH 88 DEGREES 39 MINUTES WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 105.0 FEET TO A POINT; RUN THENCE SOUTH 01 DEGREES 21 MINUTES WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 175.0 FEET TO A POINT ON THE NORTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF SAID LAKE FOREST DRIVE, SAID POINT BEING 25.0 FEET MEASURED PERPENDICULARLY TO THE CENTER OF SAID DRIVE; RUN THENCE SOUTH 88 DEGREES 39 MINUTES EAST ALONG THE NORTH RIGHT-OFWAY LINE OF SAID LAKE FOREST DRIVE (WHICH IS TWENTY FIVE FEET NORTH AND PARALLEL WITH THE CENTER OF SAID LAKE FOREST DRIVE) FOR A DISTANCE OF 105.0 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. THE ABOVE DESCRIBED PARCEL OF PROPERTY IS A PART OF LOT 4 AND 5 AS SAID LOTS ARE SHOWN ON SAID PLAT OF LAKE FOREST SUBDIVISION (PART ONE), AND CONTAINS 0.44 ACRES, MORE OR LESS. BEARINGS USED IN THIS DESCRIPTION ARE THOSE

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NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE UNDER AND BY VIRTUE of the terms and provisions of that certain deed of trust executed by Bennie Slaughter and Dorothy S. Pendleton Slaughter to G. K Mihalyka, Trustee, for the benefit of the beneficiary named therein to secure the payment of the indebtedness therein described, said deed of trust being dated March 5, 2001, and being duly recorded in Book 1243 at Page 146 of the Land Records of Warren County, Mississippi, pursuant to the power and authority vested in me as Trustee, default having been made in the payments provided for in said deed of trust, and by reason of said default the whole of the indebtedness secured by said deed of trust, with interest thereon, was declared and became due and payable, the same remaining unpaid, I, the undersigned, G. K. Mihalyka as Trustee, at the request of the beneficiary of said deed of trust, will, between the legal hours of 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on the 22nd day of October, 2010, before the main entrance of the Warren County Courthouse in the City of Vicksburg, County of Warren, State of Mississippi, expose for sale and sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash, the property conveyed by said deed of trust being in the County of Warren and State of Mississippi and described as follows, to-wit: That certain lot, tract or parcel of land lying and situate in the City of Vicksburg, County of Warren and State of Mississippi, being a part of Section Thirteen (13), Township Sixteen (16) North Range Three (3) East more particularly described as follows, to-wit: Beginning at an iron pipe at a fence corner on the North side of Openwood Street, sometimes called Jackson Road, said fence corner marking the Southeast corner of the Lot now owned and occupied as a home by Mrs. Chlora Barnes, reference being made to the Deed to Mrs. Chlora Barnes dated February 7th, 1948 and duly recorded in Deed Book 266, Page 303 of the Land Records of Warren County, Mississippi, and from said point of beginning running thence North four (4) Degrees Fifty-five (55) Minutes West following an old fence line a distance of Four Hundred Forty-two and seven tenths (442.7) feet to an iron at the Northeast corner of said Chlora Barnes Lot, the last mentioned fence being the division fence between the Chlora Barnes homestead Lot and the

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expose for sale and sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash, the property conveyed by said deed of trust being in the County The Vicksburg Postof Warren and State of Mississippi and described as follows, to-wit: That certain lot, tract or parcel of land lying and situate in the City of Vicksburg, County of Warren and State of Mississippi, being a part of Section Thirteen (13), Township Sixteen (16) North, Range Three (3) East more particularly described as follows, to-wit: Beginning at an iron pipe at a fence corner on the North side of Openwood Street, sometimes called Jackson Road, said fence corner marking the Southeast corner of the Lot now owned and occupied as a home by Mrs. Chlora Barnes, reference being made to the Deed to Mrs. Chlora Barnes dated February 7th, 1948 and duly recorded in Deed Book 266, Page 303 of the Land Records of Warren County, Mississippi, and from said point of beginning running thence North four (4) Degrees Fifty-five (55) Minutes West following an old fence line a distance of Four Hundred Forty-two and seven tenths (442.7) feet to an iron at the Northeast corner of said Chlora Barnes Lot, the last mentioned fence being the division fence between the Chlora Barnes homestead Lot and the Bobbie Rowland homestead lot, reference being here made to a plat and survey by E. J. Tucker Civil Engineer, October 29th, 1926 at which time the fences herein mentioned were erected, and running thence North Eighty-five (85) Degrees East, a distance of Eighty-four and four tenths (84.4) feet to an iron pipe at a fence corner being the Northwest corner of the Lot formerly owned by Edward H. Roberts, reference being here made to said E. J. Tucker plat and survey and to the deed to said Edward H. Roberts, dated December 6th, 1932 and recorded in Deed Book 188, Page 405 of the Land Records of Warren County, Mississippi, and running thence South Four (4) Degrees Fifty-five (55) Minutes East following a fence line, a distance of Four Hundred Forty-two and seven tenths (442.7) feet to the fence corner on the North side of Openwood Street, this last mentioned fence line being the division fence between the Bobbie Rowland homestead lot and the above mentioned Edward H. Roberts Lot, said fence line, as it nears Openwood Street, passes between two garages; and thence from said fence corner on the North side of Openwood Street running in a Westerly direction along the North side of Openwood Street, a distance of Eightyfour and four tenths (84.4) feet to the point of beginning. The property above described being the property used and occupied by Mrs. Bobbie E. Rowland and her daughter, Miss Juliette E. Rowland as their home continuously form 1927 to 1950, reference being made here to the deed to Mrs. Bobbie E. Rowland, dated November 3rd, 1926 and recorded in Deed Book 166, Page 437 of the Land Records of Warren County, Mississippi. The sale of this property will be made subject to any and all prior liens against said property and I will convey only such title as is vested in me as Trustee. WITNESS my signature on this the 29th day of September, 2010. ______________________ G. K. MIHALYKA Trustee G. K. Mihalyka Attorney at Law 919 Belmont Street P. O. Box 1446 Vicksburg, MS 39181 601-638-4151 FAX: 601-638-9181 MSB #03016 Publish: 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21(4t)

Mississippi, the followingdescribed property: Lot 63, Lake Forest Subdivision. Begin at the corner common to Lots 63 and 64 and the North Right of Way line of Lake Forest Drive as said lots are laid out and established in Lake Forest Subdivision, (Part One), a subdivision in Sections 3 and 11 of Township 16 North, Range 4 East, Warren County, Mississippi, a plat of which is recorded in Plat Book 2 at Page 62 in the Office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County at Vicksburg, Mississippi, said corner being 120.8 feet South and 1021.9 feet East of the corner common to Sections 3, 4, 10 and 11 of said Township 16 North, Range 4 East, Warren County, Mississippi, and run thence North 00 degrees 29 minutes East and along the line common to said Lots 63 and 64 for a distance of 159.2 feet to a point; run thence South 89 degrees 57 minutes West for a distance of 129.1 feet to a point on the East or North Right of Way line of Lake Forest Drive, as said East or North Right of Way line is laid out and established 25.0 feet measured perpendicularly to the center of said Drive; run thence southerly along said East or North Right of Way line of Lake Forest Drive (which is twenty-five feet East or North of and parallel with the center of said Lake Forest Drive) as follows: run thence South 11 degrees 31 minutes West for a distance of 86.4 feet to a point; run thence South 15 degrees 35 minutes East for a distance of 63.5 feet to a point; run thence South 75 degrees 02 minutes East for a distance of 48.6 feet to a point; run thence South 89 degrees 30 minutes East for a distance of 81.0 feet to the Point of Beginning. The above described parcel of property is a part of Lot 63 as said lot is shown on said plat of Lake Forest Subdivision (Part One), and contains 0.49 acres, more or less. Bearings used in this description are those that cause the centerline of that part of Lake Forest Drive in front of Lots 63 through 73, as said centerline was laid out and established in September, 1979, to bear North 89 degrees 30 minutes West as shown on said plat of said Lake Forest Subdivision. Bearings and distances used in this description for describing a line shown on said plat differ from the bearings and distances shown on said plat for the same line are used for the purpose of having all lots so described to agree with one another and agree with the actual location of iron pins and Lake Forest Drive as established by an accurate field survey. The above described parcel of property is subject to a ten foot utility easement across the South side of said parcel along the right-of-way of Lake Forest Drive and is further subject to a fifteen foot drainage easement across the North side of said parcel. Title to the above described property is believed to be good, but I will convey only such title as vested in me as Substitute Trustee. WITNESS my signature on this 15th day of September, 2010. _____________________ Scot P. Goldsholl, Substitute Trustee Dyke, Henry, Goldsholl & Winzerling PLC 415 North McKinley, Suite 555 Little Rock, AR 72205 Telephone No. 501-661-1000 THIS DOCUMENT PREPARED BY: DYKE, HENRY, GOLDSHOLL & WINZERLING, P.L.C. 415 N. McKinley, Ste 555 Little Rock, AR 72205 Telephone No. (501) 661-1000 DHGW No. 54242G-3 Publish: 10/7, 10/14, 10/21 (3t)

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Substitute Trustee Dyke, Henry, Goldsholl & Winzerling PLC 415 North McKinley, Suite 555 Thursday, October 21, 2010 Little Rock, AR 72205 Telephone No. 501-661-1000 THIS DOCUMENT PREPARED BY: DYKE, HENRY, Is the one you GOLDSHOLL & WINZERLING, P.L.C. love 415 N. McKinley, Ste 555 hurting you? Little Rock, AR 72205 Telephone No. Call (501) 661-1000 Haven House Family DHGW No. 54242G-3 Shelter Publish: 10/7, 10/14, 10/21 (3t) 601-638-0555 or

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS The Vicksburg Warren School District will receive SEALED BIDS, marked 10-11-08 until 9:00 A.M. on Thursday, October 28, 2010 for Surplus Property Specifications may be obtained from the Office of Purchasing at 1500 Mission 66, Vicksburg, Mississippi 39180. The Board of Trustees reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids and to waive informalities. Dr. Elizabeth Swinford Superintendent Publish: 10/7, 10/14, 10/21 (3t)

Notice of Sale Abandoned Vehicle for Sale 2006 Hyundai Sonata 4 door sedan, dark cinnamon, VIN: 5NPEU46F66H046165 Date of Sale: 11/15/10 Place of Sale: Jerry's Collision Center, 1124 Adams Street, Vicksburg, MS 39183 Time of Sale: 12:00 noon Publish: 10/7, 10/14, 10/21 (3t)

SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE'S NOTICE OF SALE WHEREAS, on July 10, 2007, Donald S. Snow and Melissa L. Snow executed a Deed of Trust to Heritage Title as Trustee for the benefit of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as Nominee for First Magnus Financial Corporation, which Deed of Trust was recorded in Book 1665, Page 801 in the Office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi; and WHEREAS, Mortgage KEEP UP WITH all the loElectronic Registration cal news and sales...SubSystems, Inc. as Nominee scribe to The Vicksburg for First Magnus Financial Post TODAY!! Call 601Corporation assigned said 636-4545, Circulation. Deed of Trust to Aurora Loan Services, LLC pursuant to an instrument dated September 13, 2010 and recorded in Book 1514, Page 184_ in the Office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Center For Mississippi; and WHEREAS, Aurora Loan Pregnancy Choices Services, LLC, the holder of Free Pregnancy Tests said Deed of Trust and the (non-medical facility) Note secured thereby, sub¡ Education on All stituted Scot P. Goldsholl as Options Trustee in place of the afore¡ Confidential Counmentioned original Trustee, seling as authorized by the terms thereof, as evidenced by an Call 601-638-2778 instrument dated September for appt 13, 2010, and recorded in www.vicksburgpregnanBook 1514, Page 185 in the Office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County, Mississippi; and ENDING HOMELESSWHEREAS, default having NESS. WOMEN with chilbeen made in the terms and dren or without are you in conditions of said Deed of need of shelter? Mountain Trust, and the entire debt of Faith Ministries/ Womsecured thereby having been en's Restoration Shelter. declared to be due and Certain restrictions apply, payable, and the legal holder 601-661-8990. Life coachof said indebtedness, Aurora ing available by appointLoan Services, LLC, having ment. requested the undersigned Substitute Trustee to HALLOWEEN CANDY execute the trust and sell BUY-BACK 2010. Dr. Marsaid land and property in tin Chaney, 3205 Wisconsin accordance with the terms of Avenue will pay $1 per said Deed of Trust for the pound for unopened candy, purpose of raising the sums the participant will also redue thereunder, together ceive a toothbrush and Mcwith attorney's fees, SubstiDonald's Treat coupon. tute Trustee's fees and Candy collection will be expenses of sale. Monday, 11/1, from 3pmNOW, THEREFORE, I, 5pm at Dr. Chaney's office. Scot P. Goldsholl, Substitute The collected candy will Trustee, will on October 28, then be boxed and shipped 2010, offer for sale at public to troops overseas through outcry to the highest bidder Operation Gratitude. Quesfor cash, within legal hours tions/ information, 601-634(between the hours of 11:00 6080. a.m. and 4:00 p.m.) at the front steps of the Warren County Courthouse in Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi, the followingdescribed property: Lot 63, Lake Forest Subdivision. Begin at the corner common to Lots 63 and 64 and the North Right of Way line of Lake Forest Drive as said lots are laid out and established in Lake Forest Subdivision, (Part One), a subdivision in Sections 3 and 11 of Town16 North, 4 East, Project7 10/13/10 ship 11:55 AMRange Page 1 Warren County, Mississippi, a plat of which is recorded in Plat Book 2 at Page 62 in the Office of the Chancery Clerk of Warren County at Vicksburg, Mississippi, said corner being 120.8 feet South and 1021.9 feet East of the corner common to Sections 3, 4, 10 and 11 of said Township 16 North, Range 4 East, Warren County, Mississippi, and run thence North 00 degrees 29 minutes East andReaders along the Reach 2.2 Million Across The State Of Mississippi line common to said Lots 63 and 64 for a distance of 159.2 feet to a point; run thence South 89 degrees 57 minutes West for a distance  "%   

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34. Houses For Sale

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209 HENRY ROAD. Saturday 7am- 10am. house hold items, clothes, furniture, lots of miscellaneous items.

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

BARGAIN!! PRIME OFFICE space, $450 monthly. Call 601629-7305 or 601-291-1148.

MULTI FAMILY SALE 109 North Drive (off Nailor Road) Saturday 6am- 12 noon. Furniture, refrigerator, sewing mach/ cabinet, old records, mens, kids, ladies clothes, used/ like new. Lots of miscellaneous.

2 BEDROOM 2 bath central air/ heat. 101 First East Apartment E. $200 deposit $375 monthly. 601-6388295.

733 LAKE FOREST DRIVE 3 Bedroom, 2 bath; spacious corner lot; large family room; $154,900; 601-218-8958



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17. Wanted To Buy $ I BUY JUNK CARS $ I will pickup your junk car and pay you cash today! Call 601-618-6441. WE HAUL OFF old appliances, lawn mowers, hot water heaters, junk and abandoned cars, trucks, vans, etcetera. 601-940-5075, if no answer, please leave message.

18. Miscellaneous For Sale 70 x 14 x 12 Batting cage, Included: Net, frame, portable pitching screen, pitching rubber, home plate; $500. 601-415-1156. CAPTAIN JACK'S SHRIMP Special! Frozen, headless, 5 pounds$24.99. Also Froglegs, Alligator, Crawfish Tails. Thursday, Friday, Saturday. 601-638-7001. CLASSROOM STUDENT DESKS $20. Discount Furniture Barn, 600 Jackson Street. 601-638-7191.

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17 FOOT OUACHITA fiber glass boat. 55 horse power Evinrude motor, trailer $1500. 601-994.4590

2000 16x80. 3 bedrooms, ubdated cabinets, glamour tub, separate shower. Ready to move-in! $13,900. 662-417-1209.


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Great Expectations Remodeling and Flooring 769-203-9023 Housekeeping Services 20+ years experience, weekly, bi-weekly, monthly cleaning schedules. Honest and dependable FREE ESTIMATES. Call Ruth at 601.638.1057 References Available River City Lawn Care You grow it - we mow it! Affordable and professional. Lawn and landscape maintenance. Cut, bag, trim, edge. 601-529-6168.

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MEADOWBROOK PROPERTIES. 2 or 3 bedroom mobile homes, south county. Deposit required. 601-619-9789.


FOR SALE BY owner. 2001 28x80, 4 bedroom doublewide. Will take $28,000. Call 601-6725146, after 2pm.

CUB CADET LAWN tractor. Super 1550 LT, 3 years old, 50 inch cut, 300 hours. Paid $2800 new, asking $1200. 601-218-2809.

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

DINING ROOM SUITE. Large table, 8 chairs, buffet, hutch, dark wood. $1300. 601-636-2242 days, 601636-4121 evenings.

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39. Motorcycles, Bicycles 2007 SUZUKI GSXR 750 with frame sliders and spools, 5,000 miles. $6,500. Matthew 601-218-6071

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Warren County and/or Hinds County. Two 15 acre lake front lots. Larger tracts also available. Quiet and secluded. Recreational or Residential. Bruce, 601-831-7662

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


40. Cars & Trucks

BOVINA AREA- LAKE front, cul-de-sac, approximately 1.5 acres. $25,000. No mobile homes. 601-8310302.

1997 E250 ECONOLINE CARGO VAN. Very clean, excellent running condition. Go to to view picture, type in keyword: E250 Econoline Cargo Van.

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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.

FOR SALE OR LEASE. 107 Enchanted Drive. Completely renovated. 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath. 1500 square feet. 601-885-4354.



780 GRANGE HALL ROAD. Very nice, well maintained double wide home. 3 bedroom, 2 bath, eat-in kitchen with large living area. Looks brand new, Must See! Reduced!! Call 601-831Debra Reduced! Call Debra 601-831-1386. 1386. McMillin Real Estate.

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CRIMSON RED SLEEPER sofa and ottoman. 6 months old. Paid $1400, will sacrifice for $375. 601-415-8735.

FORMAL DRESSES. Great for Cotillion, Prom, Homecoming or Pageants. $20- $140, sizes SmallMedium. 601-218-7028.

Brian Moore Realty Connie - Owner/ Agent OFFICE SPACE FOR rent. Great location, private bathroom, plenty of parking, use of kitchen space, alarm system, utilities furnished. $625 monthly. 601-8310886.

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

FOR SALE BY OWNER. Newly remodeled 3 bedroom, 1.5 baths, Call Tony at 601-638-2781.


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COMPLETE TOTAL GYM exercise equipment, $150. 601-994-4590.

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1985 TOYOTA 4X4. $4500. 1990 Chevrolet Blazer, $5500. Great condition. 601-218-1131.


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Firewood preferred winter fuel for some


Do your homework before planting trees


EPA database takes aim at bedbugs


Grab your shovel now


Typography hits right key in home decor


Special touches can make a bathroom


Get your act together before cleaning gutters


Thursday, October 21, 2010

The Vicksburg Post

Working for warmth

Firewood the preferred winter fuel for some By David Hopper For the past 30 years, Vicksburg resident Don McAuley has cut firewood on his property. “Cutting and splitting the firewood is probably one of my favorite things to do,” said the 53-year-old. “It gives you a lot of exercise and makes you feel good. Like the old adage says, ‘Firewood warms you twice.’” McAuley burns wood during the winter on a cast-iron free-standing heater, warming his entire home. It’s a lot cheaper than using electric heat and it warms his home much quicker, he said. He prefers to cut wood in February or March when it’s not so hot and the trees don’t have as much sap, but late summer is a good time, too, because they aren’t soaking up as much water as in the spring. Though McAuley will cut up any tree that falls on his property and use it for firewood, he said oak is best. “It’s a harder and heavier wood,” he said. “A lot of times it’s one of the easier ones to split, especially if you got a nice clean tree. It just does good all around.” Of all the trees on his land, he said, oak yields the most BTUs, a unit of measurement for thermal energy. Jamie Emfinger, a retired millwright who owns Firewood City in Vicksburg, also said that oak, particularly red oak, burns best of all the trees in Warren County. Emfinger delivers oak firewood by the half cord for $90, “but it’s way over that, it’s about three-quarters of a cord when I put it in the truck,” he said. A full cord, the standard unit of measurement for firewood, measures 4 feet high by 4 feet wide by 8 feet long when the wood is tightly stacked. The 54-year-old, who has been cutting and selling firewood since 1971, first started to cut wood because he was tired of buying gas to heat his home. “It was eatin’ me up,” he said. “I decided if I was gonna buy the stuff, I might as well do it myself and make a few dollars on it.” He said the main reason he cuts and delivers wood is to help the elderly, who make up the majority of his customers. “I get a reward seeing the smile when I pull up to their house,” he said. All firewood contains moisture, and freshly cut wood can be up to 45 percent water. Well-seasoned firewood, which has about 20-25 percent moisture content, is easier to start, produces more heat and burns cleaner.

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Jamie Emfinger cuts a red oak log into chunks to be used for firewood. Emfinger said he usually seasons his wood for about four months. McAuley said he stores his wood in a barn for sometimes more than a year. The Chimney Safety Institute of America, a nonprofit, educational organization, recommends examining firewood before buying it. Well-seasoned wood generally has darkened ends with visible cracks, is relatively lightweight, and makes a “clunk” when pieces are knocked together. On the

other hand, unseasoned, or “green” wood, is much heavier, the ends look fresher, and it tends to make a dull “thud.” However, the CSIA says the best way to ensure it’s good is to buy it in the spring, before burning it, and store it a dry place, preferably off the ground. It’s also important to buy locally because foreign pests can be transported by firewood, said Tommy Walker, a Mississippi Forestry Commission service forester for

Warren County. For example, the emerald ash borer, a beetle native to Asia that destroys ash trees, has been discovered in 14 states and was spotted in Tennessee. “If it ever gets in the area, it’s going to be a big problem because there’s a lot of ash in Warren County,” Walker said. “Ash is a desirable species, too. It’s a real pretty wood.”

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Thursday, October 21, 2010

Do your homework before planting trees By The Associated Press When Lynne and Kemper Smith moved to Golden, Colo., from Florida six years ago, they bought a new house and planted trees — fruit trees out back and a cache of aspen near the front door. Very Colorado, those aspen. Unfortunately, it was the wrong part of Colorado. “I was a Florida boy and didn’t know what I was doing,” Kemper Smith says. “I didn’t know they’d get this big.” Planting the wrong tree in the wrong place is common, according to arborists around the country. Homebuilders and homeowners often plant trees too close to houses, power lines or roads because they don’t consider how the trees will look 20 or 30 years down the road. And, they choose trees that aren’t necessarily suited to the soil and region. Short-term aesthetics win out over longerterm attractiveness and care. “I think that a lot of it is lack of education,” says Jon Elliott, an arborist for Denver-area Swingle Lawn, Tree & Landscape Care. Fall is a good time for planting trees and shrubs, but homeowners need to do their homework. Learn about your area’s cli-


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Homework Continued from Page 3. the expert, the location and the kind of tree. Linda Eremita, staff arborist at TreePeople, a Los Angeles-area environmental nonprofit, suggests this rule: Plant trees that can grow large — 60 feet or taller — at least 10 to 15 feet from the house. Plant trees not expected to grow as tall at least 10 feet from the house. Depending on the species, a tree planted within a few feet of a house can pose a fire hazard. Its branches may graze a home or its windows. An older, sick or soft-wood tree can crash into the home during a storm. Underground, other dangers lurk: The root system may search out cracks in the foundation or in aging sewer pipes. “Roots are opportunistic,” says Eremita. While they won’t break into an intact pipe, she said, a broken, seeping pipe is a different story. Tree roots thrive on the extra water and can wind their way into cracks, enlarging them. “(The roots) get bigger and they get really happy, then they grow into the pipe,” Eremita says. Check with utility companies to find out where electrical, gas, water and sewer lines enter your house, and plant trees at least 6 feet away from them, says

On Page 7 Now’s the time to break out the shovel Eremita. Also, check with your city for how near the street trees may be planted. Eremita plants trees at least 5 feet from fences, walkways and driveways. Again, she says, it depends on the type of tree. Experts also recommend plants native to a region. For example, while the Smiths’ aspens do grow well in the Colorado mountains, they become susceptible to fungus, disease and insect infestation at lower altitudes, including Golden. The river birch, which looks similar, is the better suburban yard tree there, says Elliott. When consulting with arborists and landscapers, learn if they are certified. “Don’t be afraid to ask for references,” says Elliott. With a landscape designer, contractor or architect, “Ask for a portfolio.” Cooperative extension services, often housed at state universities, have experts who can help homeowners. Websites also provide tree shopping and care tips.

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Thursday, October 21, 2010

The Vicksburg Post

Don’t let the bedbugs bite

EPA web database takes aim at pests From staff reports With cases of bedbug infestations increasing, many people are turning to pesticides. To help people find an appropriate pesticide, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has created a new database listing all pesticides registered for this purpose. The new search tool will allow consumers to choose an EPA-registered bedbug product that meets their needs and is safe. “This new database will help Americans select a safe, EPA-approved pesticide to help rid their home of bedbugs,” said Steve Owens, assistant administrator for EPA’s Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention. “While this tool ensures a safer way of dealing with bedbugs, chemical pesticides are most effective when used properly and in conjunction with practical steps like reducing clutter, covering mattresses, vacuuming and other methods.”

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Thursday, October 21, 2010

Grab your shovel and get to plantin’ now By The Associated Press Fall planting of trees and shrubs might go against your grain. Fall is when you probably feel like closing down the garden, gathering the final harvests and snuggling plants in for the cold months ahead. Spring is when the urge to plant becomes irresistible, when most of us want to contribute to the symphony of colors and scents of the season. In fact, though, fall is in many ways a better time for planting from the point of view of a tree or shrub. Many nurseries dig bare root plants in the fall, then sell some and store the remainder through winter. Such plants are, obviously, fresher in the fall. Perhaps most important, fall planting allows trees and shrubs time to establish themselves before winter cold settles into the soil. Roots begin growing as soon as they touch moist earth, and continue to do so as long as the soil temperature stays above about 40 degrees Fahrenheit. Not so for stems. Short days and nippy temperatures at the end of the growing season bring stem growth to a halt, and growth can’t begin again until lengthening days or a sufficient duration of cold signals

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Continued from Page 7. planting. Roots begin growth in fall, but from hungry birds — so remove the wraps not enough to anchor a plant against shift- in spring. Despite the benefits of fall planting, it ing, even being lifted, where the soil will is not for every kind be alternately freezing and thawing in A few precautions are needed with of bare root tree the months to come. shrub. Among fall planting. Roots begin growth or the few plants that Prevent plant heavin fall, but not enough to anchor do not take kindly ing by insulating the soil with a thick to fall planting are a plant against shifting, even blanket of some red maple, birch, being lifted, where the soil will be hawthorn, tuliporganic mulch, such poplar, oak, as leaves or straw, alternately freezing and thawing in tree, which will stop willow, plum and those wide swings the months to come. Prevent plant cherry. However, plants of in temperature. heaving by insulating the soil with potted Avoid rot by piling any of these species a thick blanket of some organic the material up to will benefit from but not right against fall planting just as mulch, such as leaves or straw, other species do. the stems. With these cauThat mulch does which will stop those wide swings in tions and conmake a cozy winter temperature. straints, go ahead home for bark-feedand plan for fall ing rodents. So proplanting. In contrast tect the trunks with a cylinder of quarter-inch mesh hardware to planting in spring, when stem growth cloth, or wrap them with paper or plas- threatens and you’re distracted by colorful tic wraps sold for this purpose. Trunk flowers after winter’s browns and grays, wraps make great homes for insects in fall planting can proceed with a leisurely summer — homes where bugs can hide pace and a rational mind.

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Special touches can create a beautiful bathroom By The Associated Press

Burnham often makes medicine cabinets for clients. It’s surprisingly simple: “The contractor or builder creates a box for me, and I pick a wonderful frame at my framer and have a mirror made. We use a big hinge on the side that opens 180 degrees.” “In a bathroom, you want to use every bit of space you have for storage,” she says. “So it’s a great way to have an original piece over your sink” and also create ample shelf space. Rather than buying a complete sink and vanity, Flynn suggests choosing a cabinet or dresser at a flea market and then having a sink fitted into the top. Choose a cabinet with legs if you want the illusion of more floor space. You’ll just need a carpenter to cut holes in the top and back. Then a plumber can attach the sink and install the whole thing.

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Five years ago, the ideal master bathroom was supposed to be large and lavish, with a huge Jacuzzi tub and a mile-long marble vanity. Times have changed, of course, and so have budgets. “Everyone’s scaling down in every single room,” says Sabrina Soto, a real estate agent and host of HGTV’s “Real Estate Intervention” and “Get It Sold.” And yet, Soto says, people still want their bathroom to be something special. It’s where their day begins and ends, “so it’s really a destination for them within their homes.” How can you create a fabulous bathroom without overspending? Soto, founder Brian Patrick Flynn and Los Angeles-based interior designer Betsy Burnham weigh in on the best ways to create an extraordinary, truly personalized bathroom:

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Bathrooms Continued from Page 11. in small powder rooms than in master baths. “Can you do wallpaper in a bath you use daily? Yes,” says Burnham. “My wallpaper guy told me about this wonderful finish-coat that your painter can paint over the wallpaper” to protect it from moisture over time. If you don’t want to commit to an entire room of wallpaper, Soto suggests papering one wall in a large, bold pattern.

Choosing hues Like Burnham, Flynn favors baths done in all white or black and white. These choices “never get old,” he says, “and then any single color you mix in will go great.” Flynn also likes white in contrast with charcoal or black/brown (which he describes as “basically a mix of super-dark brown and charcoal, richer than black and not as harsh”). You can bring in a bold accent color by painting one wall, or just through towels and accessories. In choosing accent colors, Soto says, pick something that works well with the decor of the master bedroom.

If you want a tub, consider a freestanding model. They are modern versions of old clawfoot tubs, but with a base that goes all the way to the floor. They feel more like a distinctive piece of furniture than a built-in part of the bathroom. Also, Flynn says, consider how a given color makes you look in the bathroom light. This is a place where “you spend a lot of time looking at yourself,” he says, and if the walls give off a greenish hue you may not feel very attractive first thing in the morning. Another color tip, this one from Soto: Use darker shades of grout, because they’re easier to keep looking clean.

ing model. They are modern versions of old clawfoot tubs, but with a base that goes all the way to the floor. They feel more like a distinctive piece of furniture than a built-in part of the

bathroom. Heated floors are a splurge that some people consider well worth it. Heated towel racks, which are less expensive, offer some of the same luxury. And some of Burnham’s clients say they must have a TV in the bathrooom for watching news in the morning. One last fabulous touch? Flynn loves using a chandelier in place of a basic ceiling light.

Popular splurges “Instead of a big Jacuzzi tub, people want a soaking tub. Or they’re getting rid of the tub altogether,” says Soto. “People would rather have a huge shower that maybe has two showerheads, or do the steamroom shower.” Rain and waterfall showerheads come in many styles, and some units have sprays that run head-to-toe. If you want a tub, consider a freestand-




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