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River Region’s CEO leaving after two years on job From staff reports Vance Reynolds, the chief executive officer of River Region Medical Center, announced this morning that he was resigning the post he has held for two years to take a similar position in his hometown of Sherman, Texas. “While this is an exciting pro-
fessional and personal opportunity,” Reynolds said in a statement, “it was a difficult decision because I have fully enjoyed working with River Region’s outstanding board, employees, physicians and volunteers.” Reynolds, who has been in health care management for 12 years, was hired by River Region
from Chesterfield General Hospital in Cheraw, S.C., in December 2008, to replace Phillip Clendenin. He is scheduled to leave Dec. 10. River Region is staffed by 1,600 employees. It has 372 licensed beds and 119 active physicians. The medical center operates most local medical care clinics and services.
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Revenue estimates ‘cautiously prudent,’ state officials say a committee led by state economist Darrin Webb, who says it will take years to fully recover JACKSON — economic ground Gov. Haley Barbour lost during the and key lawmakrecession. ers have set a “cauThe fiscal year tiously prudent” 2012 budget estirevenue estimate mate is nearly $4.6 for the next budget billion, a 1.3 percent year, citing preincrease over the dictions that the current year. The state’s economy Gov. Haley fiscal year begins will lag behind any Barbour July 1. national recovery. Barbour said he was Barbour and the Joint Legislative Budget Commit- reluctantly agreeing with the recommendation, tee, which met on Tuesday, which Webb described as also revised the revenue “cautiously prudent.” The estimate for the current estimate will help guide fiscal year, increasing it by lawmakers as they begin $46 million. Officials were acting on See Budget, Page A9. the recommendations of
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A9 1871: Journalist-explorer Henry M. Stanley finds Scottish missionary David Livingstone, whom had not been heard from for years, near Lake Tanganyika in central Africa. 1919: The American Legion opens its first national convention, in Minneapolis. 1938: Kate Smith first sings Irving Berlin’s “God Bless America” on her CBS radio program. 1954: The Kate U.S. Marine Smith Corps Memorial, depicting the raising of the American flag on Iwo Jima in 1945, is dedicated by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Arlington, Va. 2005: A suicide bomber kills some three dozen people at a Baghdad restaurant frequented by police. 2009: John Allen Muhammad, mastermind of the 2002 sniper attacks that killed 10 in the Washington, D.C., region, is executed.
In July, the medical center said it was on solid financial footing for the first time in its eight years of operations, reporting that 2009 expenses were down 13.1 percent from 2008, and the hospital’s EBITDA — a profitability metric referring to a firm’s earnings
String of house burglaries reported in south county By Ben Mackin email@example.com David Jackson•The Vicksburg Post
The sun sets behind the Yazoo and Mississippi Valley Railroad Station on Levee Street Tuesday night, another cooler evening with temperatures in the mid40s. The crisper air over the past week has made the sunsets more stunning than have been seen in the city in months. Temperatures thoughout the week are forecast to be in the high 70s and low 80s.
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eral Reserve to buy $600 billion in long-term government bonds to try to drive down SEOUL, South Korea — interest rates, spur lending President Barack Obama and boost the U.S. economy. said a strong, job-creating Some other economy in nations comthe United plain that States would the move will be the coungive Ameritry’s most can goods important an unfair contribution advantage. to a global In a letter recovery as sent Tueshe pleaded President Barack Obama day to leaders with world of the Group leaders to speaks in Indonesia. of 20 major work together economic powers, Obama despite sharp differences. defended the steps his Arriving in South Korea administration and Contoday for the G-20 summit, gress have taken to help the Obama is expected to find himself on the defensive because of plans by the FedSee Obama, Page A9.
Four house burglaries reported Tuesday in south Warren County are the latest in a string of 10 thefts south of Interstate 20 this month, Sheriff Martin Pace said. “We cannot say for sure
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Downtown Partners picking a logo By Manivanh Chanprasith firstname.lastname@example.org Nine months after forming, the Downtown Partners advisory panel is close to choosing a logo and is taking new suggestions to build as a downtown advisory panel. “I think we’re coming together,” said H.C. Porter, a panel member and artist who designed a logo, the final design of which had not been chosen by Tuesday night’s meeting. “I hope this (logo) will define our community in a way to bring people together to show some pride in the city, so as we travel, we can have a symbol that people can begin to recognize Vicksburg.” Porter and about six of the panel members agreed on an image featuring the letter V and an image of the cupola atop the Old Court
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EDF boss Wayne Mansfield, right, addresses members of Vicksburg Downtown Partners Tuesday night, from left: Blake Teller, attorney; H.C. Porter, artist; Karen Davis, Tresses on the Trace owner; Andrew Dawson, Bazsinsky House co-owner; and Alice Hebler, Paper Plus owner. House Museum, but they had not nailed down such details as the font for the type. The image will be available for residents to use in promoting the city. Talks with the Vicksburg Convention and Visitors Bureau to help fund the logo project
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that the burglaries are related,” he said this morning, “but there are indicators suggesting that.” In each of Tuesday’s burglaries, a door was smashed in and burglars took electronics. In one, jewelry was taken, and
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are ongoing, Porter said. Meanwhile, Wayne Mansfield, executive director of the Warren County Economic Development Foundation, offered the panel suggestions on which cities and towns are best for site See Downtown, Page A9.
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Veterans events set Thursday across Vicksburg Veterans will be honored on their day, Thursday, in Vicksburg with a parade, a wreathlaying ceremony and other events. The speaker for the annual wreath-laying ceremony, set for 11 a.m. at Memorial Rose Garden on Monroe Street, will be U.S. Air Force Reservist Lt. Col. Scott Ditto of Vicksburg. Ditto is the commander of the 172nd Airlift Con-
trol Flight in Jackson. He has served in Afghanistan, Iraq, Germany, South Korea, South America and Haiti. Lt. Col. Louis Hasty, Scott Ditto commander of the American Legion Post 3 on Monroe Street, will read the classic World War I era
poem “In Flanders Field.” The Rev. Steve Campbell of Laurel will lead the group in a prayer, followed by singing by Ditto’s daughter, Taylor, and post No. 213 member Arnette Nash. The master of ceremonies will be retired Col. Bennie Terrell. Bricks honoring all veterans by the Hill City Chapter of the Military Order of the Purple Heart will be dedi-
A Vicksburg woman was in the Issaquena County Jail this morning, charged with credit card fraud, Vicksburg police Lt. Bobby Stewart said. Vickie McCray, 42, 2418 Halls Ferry Road, is accused of using a stolen credit card on Oct. 27, 2008, to purchase $433.66 in items at stores around Vicksburg. The card has been reported missing at Rainbow Casino, where McCray worked, Stewart said. She was arrested at 8:51 a.m. Tuesday during a traffic stop on Interstate 20, after a records check showed a warrant for her arrest. McCray was being held on $10,000 bond, Stewart said.
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Jailed city man gets second charge A Vicksburg man was charged with receiving stolen property Tuesday, Vicksburg police Lt. Bobby Stewart said. Eric Ross, 38, 513 Elmwood St., is accused of pawning
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A track hoe removes built-up silt and mud from City Front Tuesday morning. “As the river recedes, we try to keep it accessible,” said City Public Works Director Bubba Rainer. “You can do it with a fire hose, but at some
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Chevrolet reported missing on Ken Karyl An SUV that had been parked in the 2800 block of Ken Karyl Avenue was reported missing at 10:24 a.m. Tuesday, Vicksburg police Lt. Bobby Stewart said. The keys had been left in the gray 1992 Chevrolet Suburban, Stewart said. The vehicle’s Mississippi licence plate number is WBN668, the police report said, and it is valued at $10,000.
Public Library —Closed Thursday. Serenity Overeaters Anonymous — 6-7 tonight, Bowmar Baptist Church, Room 102C; 601-638-0011. Vicksburg Al-Anon — 8 tonight; family, friends of alcoholics and addicts; 502 Dabney Ave.; 601-636-1134. Veterans Breakfast — 7:45 a.m. Thursday; 8:20, program; area veteran’s invited; Gym A; Warren Central High School. Health Fair — Friday: 8:30 a.m., free health checks with Hinds practical nursing students, River Region Medical Center; 9:30, fitness/nutrition program with Linda Fondren, owner of Shape Up Sisters, and Gail Kavanaugh, VWSD director of child nutrition and HCC adjunct nutrition instructor; Hinds Multipurpose Building, 755 Mississippi 27. How to Prepare for Spring Weeds — Noon Thursday; Dr. John Byrd, MSU-ES Extension Professor; no charge; WC Extension Service, 1100 C Grove St.; 601-636-5542. Putting Thanks Back In Thanksgiving — 5-7 p.m. Thursday; Mary Scott Rosser Shepherd, oil painter and Chuck Marascalco, acrylic and oil painter; Ann Biedenharn Jones book-signing, “Life and Art”; 601-636-7210; Peterson’s, 1400 Washington St.
ication of bricks ceremony; Rose Garden, Monroe Street. Letitia Street Reunion — Canned food drive, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday; County Market, 2101 Clay St. Vicksburg Quilters — 9:30 a.m. Saturday; working session, bring Christmas fabric; Pat Turello, 601-638-7569; Senior Center, 805 South St. Cub Scouts Pack 104 — 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, selling popcorn; Pemberton Square mall and Kroger. Knights of Columbus — Turkey Dinners, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday; $8 per plate, tickets at the door; dine in or carry out; 601-636-8372; Fisher Ferry Road.
PUBLIC PROGRAMS Warren County Relay for Life — Meeting 5:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 15; for anyone interested in starting a team, has had a team, or would like to volunteer on the planning committee; Vicksburg Convention Center. Operation Christmas Child — Local shoe box collection sites: First Baptist Church, 1607 Cherry St; 601-636-0077; or Utica United Methodist Church, 315 Main St., Utica; 601-885-6152; call for collection times and days; visit www.samaritanspurse.org.
Rosa A. Temple High — Reunion planning committee, 5:30 tonight; LD’s Kitchen, 1111 Mulberry St.; Dorwin Shields or Mary Logan, 601634-0791 and 601-638-2898. American Legion Post 213 — 8 tonight; refreshments will be served. Vicksburg Toastmasters Club 2052 — Thursday meeting is canceled. Military Order of the Purple Heart Hill City Chapter No. 680 — 10 a.m. Thursday; ded■
point you have to use heavy equipment.” When the river is up, it deposits mud and silt along the banks that stays as the water recedes. The river level Tuesday was 9.7 feet; flood level is 43 feet.
Two found guilty Two convictions for driving under the influence were reported during the week ending Tuesday. In Vicksburg Municipal Court, convicted of first
offense were: • Mamie M. Cooper, 55, 104 South St., fined $751. • Daniel Blake Wooten, 21, 133 Capri Drive, fined $751. No convictions were reported in Warren County Justice Court.
a stolen Pearl drum set on Aug. 26. The set had been reported missing that same day from a home in the 600 block of Locust Street. Ross is currently being held at the Warren County Jail on an unrelated commercial burglary charge. His bond on the receiving stolen property charge was set at $10,000.
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Nurses 4 Nurses — Garage sale, 7-11 a.m. Saturday, Medical Associates parking lot; clothes, furniture, Christmas items; benefits Sandy Redditt Cain Memorial Nursing Scholarship Fund. Mississippi Sickle Cell Foundation — Lend a Helping Hand Walk, 9 a.m. Saturday; accepting monetary gifts or donation of winter gloves; sponsored by Bathsheba Grand Chapter Order of Eastern Star, Prince Hall Affiliation, Amaranth Chapter No. 59; railroad bridge, Edwards. Scout Pack 104, Hawkins Methodist Troop — Popcorn sales, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Pemberton Square mall and Kroger.
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program, Annabelle, Cherry Street Cottages and the Baer House bed and breakfast inns will offer a free night’s stay and meal vouchers at local restaurants to veterans. They also will be admitted free to the Old Court House Museum and the Biedenharn Candy Company and CocaCola Museum. The Vicksburg National Military Park is offering free admission all day.
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State college board mulls changes to wish-list method JACKSON (AP) — The state college board likely will change how it ranks campus improvement projects that appear on its annual legislative wish list. For years, the Board of Trustees of the State Institutions of Higher
Learning has submitted a systemwide ranking of facility needs based on a scale that emphasizes factors such as safety needs and legal obligations. But often the list has contradicted requests coming directly from cam-
puses through presidents and other lobbyists. The board will consider a proposal at its regular meeting next week to let universities’ opinions lead and ditch the priority scale. Board member Doug Rouse said he
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OLD POST FILES 120 YEARS AGO: 1890 John Barrett and Dick Groves get in a fight at Hibou’s saloon and Richard Moguin, Tom Burke and John Stump are shot.
110 YEARS AGO: 1900 The flower parade will be the grand opening event for the fair. • William Gwin and son of San Francisco. who have been at their plantation at Brunswick, are here for a few days.
100 YEARS AGO: 1910 Alderman Stein, chairman of the aldermanic committee for streets, will recommend $4,000 to purchase equipment for sweeping and keeping the thoroughfares clean.
90 YEARS AGO: 1920 The Percy Goff Store at Bovina is robbed. • Mrs. W.J. Fletcher is ill at the Infirmary.
80 YEARS AGO: 1930 George P. Reeve is awarded a trip to Omaha as a guest of the Dole Packing Company.
70 YEARS AGO: 1940 Bob Nicholson, veteran of World War I and for many years associated with the Enterprise Plumbing Co., dies. • Services are held for Thomas Marion Moore, Y&MV engineer.
60 YEARS AGO: 1950 A fire is extinguished at the old Main Street School, which is presently being demolished. • Three area highway patrolmen are injured in two separate accidents.
50 YEARS AGO: 1960 Mrs. George Webb of Tallulah is here visiting relatives. • Mr. and Mrs. Frank Starr Williams are vacationing in Mexico. • S.C. Causey dies. • Services are held for Walter W. Tucker. • Lt. and Mrs. A. Miller Todd announce the birth of a son, John Carlton, on Nov. 4. • Vincent Price stars in “The House of Usher” at the Rivoli Drive-In Theatre.
40 YEARS AGO: 1970 Mr. and Mrs. George W. Brewer announce the birth of a daughter, Janette, on Nov. 7. • Mrs. Betty Schlottman, Lake Providence resident, dies. • Steve McQueen stars in “The Reivers” at the Rivoli Drive-In Theatre. • The City of Vicksburg sells almost $3 million in general obligation bonds.
30 YEARS AGO: 1980 Robert Joseph Jefferson Jr. celebrates his second birthday. • Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Coomes are the parents of a son, Jamie Scott, on Nov. 8. • Gorman Brown, lifelong resident of Bovina, dies.
Victorious party must not overreach In November 2008, Illinois Sen. Barack Obama defeated Arizona Sen. John McCain to become the 44th president. Democrat Obama entered the general election campaign with vast advantages over his Republican rival. McCain’s career-long efforts to define himself as a maverick were either ignored or rejected by most voters, with polls showing he was considered a doppelganger of incumbent GOP President George W. Bush. Given Bush’s immense unpopularity, the collapse of the U.S. economy on his watch and the big influx of young voters excited about the prospect of electing an African-American as president, an Obama rout seemed possible. Instead, he won 52.9 percent of the popular vote — about nine of every 17 cast in the election. The 2008 presidential election was thus another affirmation of how closely divided Americans are when it comes to partisanship and ideology. The results were not a tub-thumping endorsement of one side or the other. Nevertheless, Obama and Demo-
cratic congressional leaders Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi chose to interpret the 2008 results as a broad mandate for an unprecedented increase in government spending and a sharp expansion of the government’s role in health care. However history judges this decision, the resulting trillion-dollar-plus annual deficits and the adoption of a huge overhaul of the U.S. healthcare system are broadly unpopular — a verdict confirmed by the Nov. 2 election results, in which Republicans took back control of the House with seats to spare and made gains in the Senate. Now GOP leaders must not make the same mistake as Obama, Reid and Pelosi by claiming a broad mandate for their ideological agenda. A re-examination of the healthcare overhaul is inevitable and makes sense, given its deep flaws. Concerns about heavy spending are absolutely justified, given that we are on course to spend 20 percent of the budget just to cover the interest on the national debt. These are moves that we believe most moderates
and many Democrats will welcome. But in the larger picture, incoming House Speaker John Boehner and Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell need to understand that America is fundamentally a centrist nation and that Americans will resist huge changes imposed without a supportive national consensus. They also need to internalize the fact that polls show Republican lawmakers are held in as low regard as Democratic lawmakers — and that they, too, could be turned out if they don’t have a constructive record over the next two years. Perhaps it is Pollyannaish to assume bipartisan problem-solving is possible in this bitterly divided era, but it is badly needed. The economy remains in terrible condition and joblessness is far too high. Changing this picture is the change that Americans are ready to believe in. We hope everyone in Washington understands this — starting with Obama and Boehner.
20 YEARS AGO: 1990 George Oden is injured in an automobile accident on Mission 66 and sent to the hospital. • Laura R. Smith dies. • Westminster Presbyterian Church gets a new steeple. • Members of Company B 106th Engineer Combat Battalion celebrate the 50th anniversary of the battalion’s call to active duty. • Vicksburg Gators beat No. 1-ranked Starkville, 12-6.
10 YEARS AGO: 2000 Dalen Reece Bush celebrates his first birthday. • Keith Demby has three touchdowns to lead Warren Central Junior High to an undefeated season and the Little Six Conference title.
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Tea Partiers’ brew just old beliefs repackaged WASHINGTON — On Nov. 2, Rand Paul, Republican senatorelect from Kentucky, accepted rounds of congratulations, many of which came from establishment Republicans who had opposed his Tea Party-backed candidacy. In a rousing victory speech, he told his supporters that Tea Partiers had sent a message: “We’ve come to take our government back ... from the special interests who think that the federal government is their own ATM. ... This Tea Party movement is a message to Washington that we’re unhappy and that we want things done differently.” But by the time Paul claimed victory, he had already been co-opted by a business-backed GOP in service to several of the “special interests” that Paul denounced. The libertarian-leaning Paul — the one who had targeted foreign nationbuilding and military spending right along with welfare and entitlement programs — was long gone, replaced by a candidate much more in keeping with mainstream Republican interests. Will the Tea Partiers change the
This really isn’t a new blend of tea, after all. It’s the same brew of ultraconservative ideology that’s been served on the right for decades.
GOP? Not in any way that matters. The confrontational, brookno-compromise activism of the Tea Party has pushed the GOP further to the right; the old guard, mindful of intraparty challenges, will court Tea Party activists with superficial policy changes and fiery rhetoric that pays tribute to a warped reading of the U.S. Constitution. There will be inevitable flare-ups between the clubby old guard and the Tea Party newcomers. But cable news chatter about those tensions will exaggerate their importance. It doesn’t mean much when Karl Rove is forced to backtrack on remarks dismissing Tea Partiers as less than “sophisticated.” Behind
the scenes, Rove is still working hand-in-glove with the establishment Republican Party to enact policies that look much the same as those in favor under George W. Bush: lower taxes and less regulation without any significant reduction in government spending. And Tea Party activists will embrace that agenda. For all the headlines generated by the Tea Party movement over the last year and a half, there is nothing new about its ideology. In April, The New York Times published a survey outlining the beliefs of the 18 percent of Americans who support the Tea Party, a group that tends to be middle-class, white and
older. They are mostly ultraconservative Republicans. They may be frustrated with the mainstream GOP, but they’ve aimed more of their fire at Democrats than Republicans. In Georgia, for example, it’s no surprise that Julianne Thompson, state coordinator for the Atlanta-based Tea Party Patriots, is a longtime activist in Republican politics. Even the extremism of some Tea Partiers is recycled, borrowed from the paranoid right of the 1950s, when John Birchers nearly took control of the Republican Party. In a recent New Yorker piece, Sean Wilentz traced much of the faux history disseminated by Glenn Beck, who provides the Tea Partiers with an intellectual framework, back to an obscure writer named Willard Cleon Skousen — so radically right-wing that even J. Edgar Hoover regarded him as a nut. While the Tea Party movement is a big tent sheltering a wide range of views, it still includes some who want to abolish the Federal Reserve, the Department of Education, Social Security and Medi-
care. In fact, Harry Reid’s opponent, Sharron Angle, endorsed much of that. But for all the supposed Tea Party anger about government spending, most of its supporters tend to favor entitlement programs such as Social Security and Medicare, according to The New York Times. And they don’t seem aggravated by the Pentagon’s budget, either. Why would they be? According to the Times, 57 percent of them hold a favorable opinion of George W. Bush, whose tax cuts, two unfunded wars and massive increase in entitlement spending — the Medicare prescription drug plan — wrecked the federal budget. Meanwhile, however, more than half the Tea Partiers told the Times that Obama’s policies — which they consider “socialist” — favor the poor. This really isn’t a new blend of tea, after all. It’s the same brew of ultraconservative ideology that’s been served on the right for decades. •
Cynthia Tucker writes for The Atlanta JournalConstitution. E-mail reaches her at cynthia@ ajc.com.
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Thousands on cruise get Spam, a slow tow SAN DIEGO (AP) — The former fun seekers of the Carnival Splendor are cruising again — but just barely. In a scenario likely none of its more than 3,000 passengers pictured when they planned their seven-day jaunt on the Mexican Riviera, the disabled cruise liner was being towed to San Diego by tugboats. Instead of a lavish seafood buffet, passengers were subsisting on Spam. After two days adrift, the ship began moving again Tuesday when the first of several Mexican tugboats arrived. Rocking gently with the waves, the ship was pulled along slowly with a Coast Guard boat along one side and the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier on the ship’s other side. There were no visible signs of damage.
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phone or Internet service. The ship’s auxiliary power allowed for working toilets and cold water. U.S. Navy Seahawk helicopters were ferrying supplies, including Spam, crab meat, croissants and Pop Tarts to the ship from the USS Ronald Reagan, an aircraft carrier that reached the Splendor after it was diverted from training maneuvers to help. The Splendor only had enough food to last through
midday Tuesday because refrigerators on the ship stopped working after the power was knocked out, Navy Commander Greg Hicks said. But thousands of pounds of food were delivered by Tuesday night. The U.S. Coast Guard and Mexican Navy also sent resources to the ship. The tugboats were originally set to take the Splendor to Ensenada, Mexico, but the cruise line changed its plans and will attempt to have it towed to San Diego, where hotel and flight arrangements would await the passengers, Carnival said. If the process moves too slowly, it might still be taken to Ensenada, the statement said.
Feds propose graphic cigarette warning labels RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The federal government hopes new larger, graphic warning labels for cigarettes that include images of corpses, cancer patients, and diseased lungs and teeth will help snuff out tobacco use. The images are part of a new push announced by the Food and Drug Administration and the Department of Health and Human Services today to reduce tobacco use, which is responsible for about 443,000 deaths per year. The number of Americans who smoke has fallen
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A The law applies whether or Connecticut woman who was not workers are covered by a fired after she posted disparag- union. NLRB officials claim the Coning remarks about her boss on Facebook has prompted a first- necticut ambulance company of-its-kind legal case by federal has an unlawful policy that proauthorities who say her com- hibits employees from making ments are protected speech disparaging remarks about supervisors and depicting the under labor laws. The National Labor Rela- company “in any way” over the tions Board alleges that Amer- Internet without permission. Th e t r o u ican Medical Response of ‘It’s the same as talking ble for Souza started when Connecticut Inc. illegally fired at the water cooler. The her superviDawnmarie point is that employees sor asked her to prepare an Souza from her job as an emer- have protection under the investigative gency medical law to talk to each other report when a customer comtechnician late last year after about conditions at work.’ plained about h e r wo r k , she criticized according to her supervisor Lafe Solomon the complaint. on her personal NLR board’s general Souza claimed Facebook page counsel she was denied and then traded representation Facebook messages about the negative com- by her union, the Teamsters Local 443. ments with other employees. Later that day, Souza logged The complaint, filed Oct. 27 by the board’s Hartford, Conn., onto her Facebook page from regional office, could set a prec- a home computer and wrote: edent for employers to heed as “Looks like I’m getting some more workers use social net- time off. Love how the company working sites to share details allows a 17 to be a supervisor.” A 17 is the code the company about their jobs. “It’s the same as talking at uses for a psychiatric patient. the water cooler,” said Lafe Souza also referred to her Solomon, the board’s acting supervisor with two expletives. general counsel. “The point is Her remarks drew supportive that employees have protec- Facebook postings from other tion under the law to talk to colleagues. John Barr, an attorney for the each other about conditions at company, said the real reason work.” Federal labor law has long Souza was fired was because of protected employees against two separate complaints about reprisal for talking to co-work- her “rude and discourteous serers on their own time about vice” within a 10-day period. He their jobs and working condi- said Souza would have been tions, including remarks that fired whether the Facebook might be critical of managers. comments were made or not.
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smart money Q: I am 66, single and retired with a $2,000-a-month pension, not Social Security qualified, Medicare A&B covered as well as health insurance. I have about $300,000 invested, age/ risk appropriate, and other than a little arthritis, I’m very healthy. I own my own home outright with about $2,000 in taxes. The home is valued anywhere from $150,000 to $190,000 in this small town. I have no debt of any kind and live well within my BRUCE means. My car is 2009, and I owe nothing on it. I covered my final expenses years ago and carry a very small life insurance policy fully paid up through my federal employment. I think I have my bases covered. My home is lovely: three bedrooms, 1,250 square feet and with a fairly large yard. It’s in a good neighborhood. I want a smaller singlelevel with a garage, preferably not a condo. A newer, smaller house would cost more than my current house even though some of the upkeep is less, and taxes and insurance would be the same. I think you can see the problem. I do not want to enter into a mortgage situation at my age and income. Is there something you can tell me that I can’t see? It basically comes to quality of life. I am not ready to rent or move to the senior facility, but I see the benefit of making a move before one has to. I really have no one to bounce this off of, so I hope you can read between the
lines and give me some ideas. My three children all live up to four hours away, and there is really not even a reason to stay in this town. I do not desire to live in close proximity to my children. I thank you in advance. — C.S., via e-mail A: Looks to me that you’re in pretty decent shape financially, but I wonder why you say “you are not ready to rent.” Why not? Renting in today’s world can have remarkable benefits. You mentioned you have somewhere between $150,000 and $190,000 in your home, which is fully paid for. Let us take the loan number of $150,000. That number, even in today’s world, just taking a modest risk in good, solid corporate instruments, should throw you somewhere around $7,000 a year. That $7,000 very likely would go a long way toward renting a smaller home, and you don’t have to worry about the major problems that home ownership can deliver. In my opinion, you would be far better off to do that. Now I do recognize that this is a lousy market to be selling your house in, and you may have to put that move off for a couple of years, but it doesn’t hurt to list it. If someone wants it badly, they will take it, and if nobody takes it, no blood. I wouldn’t even consider going into a new mortgage or putting the greatest portion of the asset of the home into another home. You take a look at the market. It won’t last forever, but then again, neither will you or I. But in my opinion, you should seriously consider first selling, then renting. •
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WASHINGTON (AP) — It wasn’t just the botched technical decisions. BP and other companies’ management, communication and overconfidence in dealing with risk led to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, investigators for the presidential commission said Tuesday. The commission’s chief engineer, Richard Sears, outlined seven managerial findings, including muddled lines of authority and a compounding cascade of small problems that ultimately caused 11 people to die and millions of gallons of oil to spill. “This is something that built over hours if not days, weeks, months. The companies involved each had data. They were each responsible for operations, and if data had been shared differently and operations had been carried out differently, I believe this disaster could have been prevented,” Sears said. “And for whatever reason...it didn’t happen that way, and it’s sad.” Investigators, experts and
Report finds White House altered drilling ban record WASHINGTON (AP) — An inspector general said the White House edited a report about the administration’s moratorium on offshore oil drilling to make it appear that scientists and experts supported the idea of a six-month ban on new drilling. The Interior Department’s inspector general says the panel members said Tuesday BP too often operated on the fly in the closing days of work on its doomed Gulf oil well. They said the company was hurried and made confusing, last-minute changes to plans that were unusual in the complex environment of deep water. They said BP could have operated more safely if the company took the time to get the
changes resulted “in the implication that the moratorium recommendation had been peer reviewed.” But it hadn’t been. Still, the report said the administration did not violate federal rules because it had offered a formal apology and already publicly clarified the nature of the expert review. necessary equipment. “We are aware of what appeared to be a rush to completion,” commission co-chairman William K. Reilly said. What is unclear, he said, is what drove people to determine they could not wait for equipment and materials to perform operations more safely. Lawyers investigating the April 20 disaster for the com-
mission said they would examine a series of steps where decisions saved time or money and could have increased risks. But the panel’s chief counsel, Fred H. Bartlit Jr. repeated that there was no evidence that anyone involved in drilling the well consciously chose cost cutting over safety. The panel’s leaders made clear Tuesday that the findings in sum exposed a lack of safety culture on the rig, with Reilly blasting all three companies — BP, Halliburton Co. and Transocean — as “laggards” in the industry and in “need of top-to-bottom reform.” The reforms suggested by the commission included improving communication between the operating company, in this case BP, and its contractors. The panel’s also said there needed to be clearer procedures for closing a well. “There didn’t seem to be a lot of rigor as to how these endof-well operations were managed,” said Sears, a 30-year veteran of Shell.
Oil companies increasingly eye natural gas NEW YORK (AP) — Pretty soon, Big Oil will be more like Big Gas. The major oil companies are increasingly betting their futures on natural gas, with older oil fields producing less crude and newer ones either hard to reach or controlled by unfriendly nations. They are focusing more than ever on natural gas because it burns cleaner than oil and is gaining traction as a fuel for transportation. The latest move came Tuesday, when Chevron made a $4.3 billion deal to buy up natural gas
fields in the Northeast. Earlier this year, Exxon Mobil bought XTO Energy to become America’s largest producer of natural gas. And Royal Dutch Shell expects natural gas to make up half its total global production in two years. “If you look at most of the big developments now, they’re not about oil, it’s gas,” said Oppenheimer & Co. analyst Fadel Gheit. The world will continue to run on crude oil for years to come, but even with new discoveries, oil production is
expected to flatten out during the next few decades, according to the latest estimates from the International Energy Association. Far down the road, Gheit believes, Exxon and Shell will lead the energy industry into a new era where oil companies devote most of their efforts to producing natural gas. The Energy Information Administration expects worldwide natural gas production to increase 46 percent from 2007 to 2035, compared with a 30 percent increase in world production of crude and natu-
More shell eggs added to Cal Maine’s recall JACKSON (AP) — CalMaine Foods Inc., the nation’s biggest egg seller and distributor, is adding another 120 dozen shell eggs to a voluntary recall announced Friday. The Jackson-based company said Tuesday that the eggs may possibly be contaminated with salmonella enteritidis. The recall announcement comes four days after CalMaine said it found out one of its suppliers had a sample test positive for salmonella enteritidis. Salmonella can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people and those with weakened immune systems. Symptoms can include fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. The eggs included in the updated recall announcement made Tuesday were sold under Pippin Loose Medium with a sell by/expiration date of Nov. 7. The plant number was 1457, with a Julian date of 282. Cal-Maine said individuals who believe they may have purchased eggs potentially affected by the recall should not eat them and bring
them back to the store they were purchased at for a full refund. Cal-Maine said Friday that it was informed by the Food & Drug Administration that supplier Ohio Fresh Eggs LLC of Croton, Ohio, had a routine environmental study sample that tested positive for salmonella enteritidis. The updated Tuesday announcement involves the same supplier. Cal-Maine said it had purchased about 24,000 dozen unprocessed eggs from Ohio Fresh that were processed and repackaged by its Green Forest, Ark., plant between Oct. 9 and 12. The eggs involved, which were not produced from CalMaine flocks, were distributed to food wholesalers and retailers in Arkansas, California, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas. There have been no confirmed salmonella enteritidis illnesses related to the purchased eggs, the company said. Shares of Cal-Maine Foods climbed $1.55, or 5.2 percent, to $31.15 in midday trading. Over the past year, the stock has traded between $25.90 and $38.88.
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House veterans to newcomers: ‘Sweat the small stuff’ WASHINGTON (AP) — Be work horses, not show horses. Choose details over drama. The small stuff? Sweat it. And do it fast. Republicans retaking control of the House in January are getting lessons from veterans of the past two transitions of power on Capitol Hill — 1994, when the GOP last took control of Congress, and 2006, when Democrats grabbed it back. Lesson No. 1: They have a short window to convince the public they’re serious about changing the way Washington works. “If we look like we’re doing business as usual,” says Rep.elect Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., “then obviously the American people will say, ‘Well, what was that all about?”’ “It’s about making measurable progress in reasonable time,” said Rep.-elect Tim Scott, R-S.C. A 22-member Republican team is deliberating this week on how the new GOP majority will turn the populist cry to change Washington into operational policy on everything from rules to fiscal matters.
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Republican Majority Transition Chairman Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., second from right, speaks on Capitol Hill Tuesday. With him are other members of the transition team, from Lesson No. 2: Details, even private ones, matter. “Sweat the small stuff,” retired House Budget Committee Chairman Jim Nussle, R-Iowa, told the team, which includes four incoming fresh-
left, Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio; Rep.-elect Martha Roby, R-Ala.; Rep.-elect Tim Scott, R-S.C.; and Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah.
men. The minutiae of budgetdrafting and the morass of billions and trillions of dollars at issue can get lost on constituents, he said. “But bouncing checks at the House bank? That con-
nects,” Nussle said, referring to various scandals that have shaken Democrats and Republicans alike. “Having an improper relationship with a page? That connects. Having a rent-controlled office? That
connects.” So do suppressing vendettas and establishing some good will — an exceedingly rare commodity on Capitol Hill in recent years, said another transition veteran. Rules, for example, that allow for amendments and debate. Or a committee chairman sharing staff and office space with the minority. Rep. Michael Capuano, D-Mass., who served as Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s transition chief in 2006, said a few members back then came to him suggesting that since the Republicans “did this, this and this to us, we should do that, that and that to them.” Take the long view, Capuano says he advised Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., the GOP’s transition chairman. “You start out on as high a plain as you can find,” Capuano said. “Because once the battle begins, it becomes tougher.” To hear some tell it, the moment Election Day was over the political battles pivoted from the 2010 midterms to the 2012 presidential cycle. Flush
with victory in the House and a gain of seats in the Senate, some in the GOP immediately declared that their party’s congressional mission was now to deny President Barack Obama a second term. By the end of the week Pelosi had stunned Washington by announcing she would continue to lead Democrats even in the minority because she had no intention of allowing Republicans to repeal the health care overhaul and other laws enacted during Democratic rule. So much for good will. In Republican circles, the populist cry to change the way Washington works spilled past Election Day. The man likely to be the next House speaker, Rep. John Boehner of Ohio, appointed veteran lawmakers to the transition team, such as Rep. David Dreier of California, who had served in both the House majority and minority, and four members of the freshman class who rode into office in part by campaigning against that very same establishment.
Cholera centers set up in Haiti’s capital School nutrition bill nation & world could be revived PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Doctors and aid groups are rushing to set up cholera treatment centers across Haiti’s capital as officials warn that the disease’s encroachment into the overcrowded city will bring a surge in cases. Hundreds of people were already suspected of having cholera, suffering the disease’s symptoms of fever and diarrhea while lying in hospital beds or inside shacks lining the putrid waste canals of Cite Soleil, Martissant and other slums. Following Monday’s confirmation that a 3-year-old boy from a tent camp near Cite Soleil had contracted cholera before Oct. 31 without leaving the capital, the organization said the epidemic’s spread from river towns in the countryside to the nation’s primary urban center was a dangeorus development. Two more capital-originated cases were confirmed Tuesday at the same hospital where the boy was treated.
Levy trial resumes after 6-day hiatus WASHINGTON — After a six-day hiatus, the Chandra Levy murder trial will resume and jurors will likely hear testimony from prison inmates who say Ingmar Guandique confessed to killing her. Guandique, a Salvadoran immigrant, is charged with the murder and attempted sexual assault of Levy in
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U.S. OK of arms pact with Russia is shaky WASHINGTON — Senate approval of President Barack Obama’s nuclear weapons treaty with Russia
once looked to be nearly a sure thing. Now it’s in jeopardy. The administration is scrambling to get enough Senate Republican support to ratify the New START treaty before the Democrats’ majority shrinks by six in January. But Republicans have little incentive to give Obama a big political boost after their strong gains in last week’s congressional elections. Some Republicans argue that the treaty would limit U.S. missile defense options and does not provide adequate procedures to verify that Russia is living up to its terms. A failure to win passage
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after the midterm elections — the bill would probably not fare as well when Republicans take over the House in January — appear to have softened opposition. DeLauro said Tuesday that she is willing to support the legislation, which would improve lunches in schools and expand feeding programs for low-income students, with the food stamp cuts because Democrats will have a better opportunity when Congress returns to use another piece of legislation to try to restore the money and increase access to programs for hungry kids. A spokesman for McGovern, Michael Mershon, said he was willing to support the bill because he had gotten “sufficient assurance” from the White House that it will work to restore food stamp cuts.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama’s campaign for healthier school lunches could be revived in Congress after two key Democrats said they will drop opposition to using funding from food stamps to pay for it. Reps. Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut and Jim McGovern of Massachusetts have said they will support House passage of a $4.5 billion child nutrition bill that passed the Senate earlier this year. Backed by some anti-hunger groups, the two lawmakers led opposition to passage of that version before the election because it is partially paid for with $2.2 billion taken from future funding for food stamp programs. Since then, a push from the White House, which promised to help restore the food-stamp money, and political reality
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Continued from Page A1. before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization — was up 133.9 percent for the year. At the time, Reynolds said the hospital had faced “significant economic challenges” and had made no profit or lost money until last year’s financial gains. A report on 2010 has not been made available. Also, between January and
May of this year, collections lawsuits filed by the hospital against clients unable or unwilling to pay spiked by 670 percent. The hospital attributed the increase to backed up and inefficiently processed “uncollectible accounts” in the health care network’s business office. Fewer suits have appeared in court records in the months since.
In this morning’s statement, marketing director Diane Gawronski said the hospital “has strengthened medical staff relations, recruited more physicians and services ... and inceased core measure scores to the 99th percentile” during Reynolds’ tenure. The chairman of the board of trustees of River Region Health System, the parent company of River Region,
thanked Reynolds for his work here. “We wish Vance much success in his new position,” said Hal Gage. River Region Health System is owned and operated by Community Health Systems of Tennessee, the nation’s largest publicly traded hospital firm. CHS purchased the hospital from Dallas-based Triad
in 2007, five years after the facility was opened on U.S. 61 North. Phone calls to CHS were not returned this morning, but the statement from River Region said the search for a new CEO is underway. River Region was created from the merger of ParkView Regional Medical Center and Vicksburg Medical Center.
Downtown Continued from Page A1. visits. He gave examples of economic development in Oklahoma City and Nashville, but said Vicksburg’s downtown development could be closely modeled after down-
town areas in such Mississippi cities as Tupelo and Clarksdale. “Define your goal,” he told the panel. “Define your mission and develop your strategy. Plan a trip and meet
with the city’s economic development group.” The partners, who are not funded by any source, will choose a site to visit by December and plan to travel as early as February.
Chairman Blake Teller said travel expenses will be the responsibility of each member. The panel’s meeting with Mansfield is the fourth in a series with local tourism and business leaders.
In trying to establish a direction for the panel, members have met with leaders of Vicksburg Main Street Association, VCVB and the Vicksburg-Warren County Chamber of Commerce.
valued at $350 and two framed pictures valued at $40 and $450 were missing. • In the 1600 block of Lakeside Drive, a 35-mm camera and a digital camera, each valued at $350; and jewelry valued at $300 were
missing. • In the 600 block of Lakeside Drive, a break-in was reported, but nothing was missing. • In the 5600 block of Fisher Ferry Road, a jewelry box and jewelry were missing.
Electronics, guns and jewelry were the targets in thefts in the same area this month, Pace said. He said those burglaries were in the 100 block of Pepper Ridge, the 3400 block of Fonsylvania Road, the 100
block of Summerhill Drive, the 100 block of Robinhood Road, the 4300 block of Nailor Road and the 300 block of Goodrum Road.
Supply Management index that shows manufacturing activity has been expanding for the last 15 months. Still, Mississippi lost 74,700 jobs between February 2008 and September 2010. Webb said if the state maintained a 1.4 percent growth rate in employment over the next several years, it would be 2015 before all jobs lost would be recovered. “We’ve dug a very deep hole,” Webb said. Several of the state’s agencies are operating with bare-
bone budgets after the state has experienced declining revenue the past few years. Rep. Cecil Brown, D-Jackson, said revising the current year’s budget will free up money for agencies that might run deficits. He said the rest could carry forward. The slightly higher revenue estimate for next budget year isn’t expected to result in many agencies or programs receiving significant budget increases. Several were propped up this year with stimulus dollars — money
that won’t be available in fiscal year 2012. “I think it’s going to be tough,” said House Speaker Billy McCoy, D-Rienzi. “Priorities will take place. What will come out of the final process, I couldn’t tell you.” However, lawmakers will have an extra $55 million to work with during the 2011 session that starts in January. Barbour said the money will come from a disaster recovery fund created after Hurricane Katrina. The federal government
appropriated funds for the state’s Medicaid program, which freed up millions in state dollars, Brown said. Initially, the disaster fund was to be used as match money for federal funding. Barbour said Tuesday about $55 million won’t be needed for that purpose. The budget committee will continue meeting this week as it works on a spending proposal to present to the full Legislature. Barbour is expected to release his budget proposal in December.
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Continued from Page A1. as China and Germany are complaining that the Federal Reserve’s action drives down the dollar’s value and gives U.S. goods an edge in world markets. Earlier today in Indonesia, the world’s most populous Muslim nation, Obama issued a strikingly personal appeal to the Muslim world to join the West in an unrelenting battle to defeat alQaida and violent extremism. “Let me begin with a simple statement: Indonesia is part of me,” he said in the language, cheering the audience of more than 6,000 mostly young people at the University of Indonesia. Obama had spent several years in the country as a boy. He acknowledged the fraying that remains in U.S.-Islamic relations despite his best efforts at repair. He urged both sides to look beyond “suspicion and mistrust” to forge common ground against terrorism. Obama praised this nation of islands for progress in rooting out terrorists and combating violent extremism, and he resurrected a
Virginia Hanning JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Virginia Hanning, formerly of Vicksburg, died Monday, Nov. 8, 2010, in Jacksonville. She was 86. Mrs. Hanning was preceded in death by her husband,
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economy. “The United States will do its part to restore strong growth, reduce economic imbalances and calm markets,” he wrote. “A strong recovery that creates jobs, income and spending is the most important contribution the United States can make to the global recovery.” Obama outlined the work he had done to repair the nation’s financial system and enact reforms after the worst recession in decades. He implored the G-20 leaders to seize the opportunity to ensure a strong and durable recovery. The summit gets under way on Thursday. “When all nations do their part — emerging no less than advanced, surplus no less than deficit — we all benefit from higher growth,” Obama said in the letter. The divisions between the economic powers was evident when China’s leading credit rating agency lowered its view of the United States, a response to the Federal Reserve’s decision to buy more Treasury bonds. Major exporting countries such
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work on how to divide state revenue among agencies for the budget year that begins July 1. “It may technically be a recovery, but you don’t have anything on Main Street Mississippi that feels like a recovery,” said the Republican governor, who participated in the meeting by teleconference. Webb said evidence signaling the end of the national recession included an expansion of the U.S. gross domestic product over the last five quarters and the Institute for
Burglaries in another, artworks were taken. Each of Tuesday’s thefts was reported after 5:30 p.m. • In the 2900 block of Grange Hall Road, two flat-screen TVs, each valued at $250, a Nintendo DX game system
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John Hanning; and a daughter, Betty Hanning. She is survived by four children, Virginia Crump, Mary Bratos, Joan Needham and John Hanning. Services, directed by Hardage-Giddens Mandarin Funeral Home, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Episcopal Church of Our Saviour in Jacksonville. Memorials may be made to Episcopal Church of Our Saviour Youth Ministries or a favorite charity.
theme he sounded last year during visits to Turkey and Egypt: “I have made it clear that America is not and never will be at war with Islam. ... Those who want to build must not cede ground to terrorists who seek to destroy.” In his university speech, Obama said he learned to appreciate the “humanity of all” people during the time he spent in Indonesia, with its thousands of islands, hundreds of languages and people from many different regions and ethnic groups. His brief but nostalgic visit lent an unusually personal touch to the speech, portions of which were devoted to his childhood. Obama reminisced about living in a small house with a mango
tree out front, and learning to love Indonesia while flying kites, running along paddies, catching dragonflies and buying food from street vendors. He also spoke of running in fields with water buffalo and goats, and of the birth of his half-Indonesian sister, Maya. Obama, a Christian who was born in Hawaii, moved to Indonesia as a 6-year-old and lived with his mother, Stanley Ann Dunham, and Indonesian stepfather, Lolo Soetoro. He attended public and Catholic schools while in Indonesia and returned to Hawaii when he was 10 to live with his grandparents. Obama took care in his remarks to note that he is Christian; back home in the U.S., he continues to fight
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In concert • Steven Hugley Jr., a senior music education major from Vicksburg, will be presented in his senior Steven saxoHugley Jr. phone recital at 1:30 p.m. Thursday by the Delta State University Department of Music. The son of Steve and Rhea Ann Hugley, he is the recipient of the Jeff Ross Capwell Scholarship and is a member of Omicron Delta Kappa national honor fraternity. The free performance will be in the Recital Hall of the Bologna Performing Arts Center at DSU. He will be accompanied by Dr. Kumiko Shimizu, assistant professor of music.
Politician, broadcaster, author to speak at MC By Ben Mackin email@example.com A former Arkansas governor and 2008 Republican presidential hopeful will headline Mississippi College’s spring scholarship banquet. Mike Huckabee is set to speak at the fourth annual event, set for March 28. “We consider (former) Gov. Huckabee, who attended Baptist colleges at the undergraduate and graduate levels and served as president of the Arkansas Baptist Convention, to be fully supportive of institutions like ours,” MC President Lee Royce said in a release announc-
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ing Huckabee’s visit to the Clinton campus. “We look forward to his remarks about America’s political scene and other timely topics.” In addition to his political career, Huckabee, 55, is an ordained Southern Baptist minister, a best-selling author, a musician, and the host of “Huckabee,” which
airs weekends on Fox News Channel, and “Huckabee Report,” his syndicated radio show. Huckabee was chairman of the National Governors Association and the Education Commission of the States. He and his wife, Janet, live in Florida, and they have three grown children.
As a minister, Huckabee led congregations in the Pine Bluff and Texarkana areas in the 1980s and early ’90s. At the age of 34, he became the youngest president of the Arkansas State Baptist Convention. Huckabee is a bassist who has played with the likes of Willie Nelson and the Charlie Daniels Band. He plays each week in the musical segment of his show with the Fox News house band, “The Little Rockers.” Huckabee’s books have covered youth violence and health and fitness. His most recent work, “A Simple Christmas,” contains 12 holiday stories.
The banquet during which Huckabee will speak is part of MC’s campaign to raise $80 million for scholarships, academic programs, endowments and capital improvements. Steve Forbes, editorin-chief of Forbes Magazine, spoke at last year’s banquet, which raised more than $312,000. MC, a private Christian university serving more than 5,000 students, is affiliated with the Mississippi Baptist Convention. Founded in 1826, MC is the oldest institution of higher learning in the state of Mississippi and second oldest Baptist university in the nation.
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Scholarships • Vicksburg students recognized as recipients of Vicksburg-based scholarship sponsors at a Hinds Community College Foundation luncheon held on the Vicksburg-Warren campus were Misty W. Carlisle, Joe Loviza Career/Technical Scholarship; Jacob M. Thomas, Mark J. Chaney Family Scholarship; James E. Harper, Margie and Fred Oakes Scholarship; Justin Bufkin, Cooper Industries Scholarship; Mykel L. Gibson, Collin A. Vaughan, Rebecca J. Alexander, Kristen T. White, Dustin T. Brown, Elizabeth Brooke Edwards, William L. Poe, Aubrey J. Nolan and Kayla N. Hill, Marie and John Pervangher Scholarship; Brittany L. King, C. Leonard and Jane Woods Katzenmeyer Scholarship; Bradley M. Robinson, Carl Ashby Jr. Memorial Scholarship; Jeanine M. Hearn, Vicksburg Medical Center Auxiliary Scholarship; Ashley J. Barber and Victoria M. Harris, Street Medical Foundation Scholarship; Catelyn B. Park, John and Mabel Loviza Scholarship; and Kacey L. Sciple, Hinds CC Vicksburg-Warren County Alumni Chapter Scholarship.
Upcoming events • HCC Vicksburg-Warren Campus Wellness Program — Friday, 755 Mississippi 27; 8:30-9:30 a.m., free health checks; 9:30-10:45, fitness/nutrition presentations by Linda Fondren and Gail Kavanaugh. • Navy ROTC Fruit Sale — Through Monday; may be purchased by calling Warren Central High School NJROTC instructors, 601-631-2904. • Vicksburg High Madrigal Dinner — 7 p.m. Dec. 10-11, Southern Cultural Heritage Center; tickets, $25; Tracey Gardner, 601-831-1807, for more information.
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Ali Cook, 10, the daughter of Paul and Donna Cook, dives down an inflated slide during Warren Central Intermediate’s fall festival. The event featured a basketball-shooting competition, face painting and plenty of fall festival food.
The defiant ones: Difficult teens need boundaries By Beth J. Harpaz The Associated Press NEW YORK — You make rules, they break them. You ask questions, they ignore you. You say, “Do this,” they say, “Make me!” Oppositional behavior is hard enough to cope with in toddlers, but when the defiant ones are 13 or 14, you can’t just put them down for a nap or bribe them with stickers. So how does a parent get through to a kid who is acting disrespectfully? Here’s advice from three experts. • Be consistent and put the rules in writing, advises Mary Muscari, who teaches at the Decker School of Nursing at Binghamton University in New York and is a coauthor of “The Everything Guide to Raising Adolescent Girls” and “The Everything Guide to Raising Adolescent Boys.” Muscari says you might make a list of rules to hang up in the house. If you’re looking to improve a specific behavior or meet a goal, write up a contract and have your child sign it. Muscari says adolescents do “a lot of testing. ‘How much can I get away with?’ But they don’t really want to get away with things; they just want to see how far they can push their parents.” She adds: “This is a normal thing other parents are going
“The Everything Guide to Raising Adolescent Girls” by Moira McCarthy and Mary E. Muscari
“The Everything Guide to Raising Adolescent Boys” by Robin Elise Weiss and Mary E. Muscari
through. You are not crazy! It’s annoying. It’s horrible. But it’s just like when they were 2 years old and they said, ‘Wow! Look what I can do!’ Only they’re 13. They might be saying, ‘I hate you! What do you know?’ But they’re thinking, ‘Thank God you’re putting these controls on me.”’ If foul language is an issue, you might try a 25-cent fine for each curse — and make sure grown-up violators pay, too. The money could be a reward for good behavior. Muscari says encouraging teens to volunteer can also give them some perspective. “You don’t want them to be totally wrapped up in themselves,” she said. “They like to have pity parties, but it helps to see what other people are going through.”
Kids this age are not always communicative, but Muscari says car rides can offer an opportunity for parental chitchat. “They’re a captive audience; they’re not going to jump out of the car. And there’s something about not having face-to-face contact that can make it more comfortable for them.” • Establish priorities, set standards, maintain family routines and stay connected, advises Gregory Ramey, a child psychologist at the Children’s Medical Center of Dayton, Ohio. “You’ve got to choose your battles. What are the important things that really matter to me? You can’t make everything important, because then nothing is important,” Ramey says.
One thing parents should set standards for, he says, is the way kids speak. “I would never let a child talk back to me or be disrespectful,” he said. “How do you correct it when it happens? If a child crosses the line by using language you feel is inappropriate, there has to be some reasonable consequence, perhaps taking away computers or cell phones.” Ramey hosts a program for teens and tells them at the outset that swearing and terms like “Shut up,” are not allowed. Involve kids in solving problems. “You might say, ‘I get annoyed with your tone of voice and certain words you use. Maybe you don’t mean it. But you need to come up with some way where you can better control your behavior.” Finally, he says, conflicts are “less likely to happen if you’re connected to your child.” Ramey says research that shows teens who eat with their parents four times a week or more fare better than those who don’t. He also urges parents to attend plays, sporting events and anything else kids take part in. “Parents have this idea that kids don’t want them around and that is so wrong. If a teen says, ‘I don’t want you to come to this,’ go anyway,” he said. Don’t sit in the front row or cheer louder than anyone
else, but “say something when you get back, like, ‘You did really well today.”’ • Consider how brain development affects adolescent behavior, advises Dr. Joseph Shrand, psychiatrist, father of four, and medical director of CASTLE (Clean and Sober Teens Living Empowered), a new intervention unit for at-risk teens at High Point Treatment Center, Brockton, Mass. The part of the brain that controls emotions, called the limbic system, which allows us to feel pleasure, anger and passion, works just fine in adolescents. But the prefrontal cortex, the part of the brain that helps us analyze information, make decisions and anticipate consequences, is not fully developed until the mid-20s. The prefrontal cortex also gives humans the ability to appreciate how others think and feel. At age 13, therefore, “how they perceive their parents is that you are like a piece of cardboard. This kid does not necessarily have a clue how they are making you feel,” Shrand said. So when a kid treats a parent disrespectfully, it’s tempting for the adult to respond with anger. Shrand says it’s basically one emotional, limbic brain provoking the other. What’s more effective, he says, is for adults to take the high road by using persuasion or respect.
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school by school Agape Montessori • Tommie Dillon and Willie Nettles served as World’s Fair judges. Students reported on a country using displays and written reports. Fair winners were Tiffany Graham, overall; Donald Woodson, grades 4-6; and Merry Harding, grades K-3.
Beechwood • Students recognized for good behavior for October were Dawson Boone, Jordan Buford, William Day, Kaylyn Jackson, Chris Johnson, Savannah Kennedy, Elizabeth Leist, Rodney Richards, Charlene Peebles, Alex Weathers, Jamie Bridges, Bershard Books, Kayla Crist, Joy Davis, Zach Doss, Bradley Hill, Jared Honeycutt, Austin Lowe, Anna-Claire McKellar, Ferran Parker, Kayla Shoemaker, Aaron Terrett, James White, Rebecca Fuson, Alexa Wilson, Chloe Rice, Terrance Mixon, Shakourie Fultz, Ellis Terrett, Elysse Terrett, John Custer, Jonathan Washington, Lydia Hopkins, Laney Schrader, Macey Hill, Frederick Barnum, Summer Caiazzo, Chris Farrish, Mack Foley, Hailey Garner, Sam Greer, Megan Heard, Andrew Hood, Zharia Jackson, Jamaal Jefferson, Brandon Maynord, Amy McGuffie, John Michael Speights, Aliyah Knight, Deanna Tolliver, Kayla Byrd, Madison Dixon, Hannah Dunaway, Lynn Foster, Jacob Haliburton, Haleigh Monk, Zarkeyyia Northern, Kelsey Peebles, Emily Powers, Dayton Roberts, Brandon Scott, Abigail Washington, Walter Goodwin, Jamie Hinson, Allysa Sackett, James Walker, Emorie Medders, Preston Pittman, Miracle Patterson, Tamia Sweezer, Makayla Wallace, Mya Erves, Joseph Brown, Reid Haliburton, Marcus Shorter, Jason Kennedy, Kentrel Sorells, Mylanese Lewis, Kaylee Tipton, Shannon Harpole, Kaitlyn Tipton, Gracie Hull, Avery Carroll, Justin Winans, Breonna Smith, Kourtney Davis, Kaitlyn Russell, Tamara Sweezer, Austin
Alexander, Shelby Bailey, Mary Elizabeth Ballard, Keeley Blackwood, Nikirah Bridges, Fred Butler, Walter Goodwin, Kailey Knight, Colton Norris, Daria Redmond, Katlyn Reece, Deontae Sisney, Victoria Spinks, Sydney Smith, Landen Johnson, Kristen Sullivan, Dustin Parker, Tevin Bell, Ariana Brown, Kailya Brown, Kenyun Doss, Allen Lampp, Autumn Murphy, Jaylen Patel, Shawntrice Pendleton, Siemon Rogers, Brayden Robinson, Faith Sanders, Darius Smothers, Eddie Sweezer, Bryan Thurston and Sammie Richardson. • India Wooten was a guest reader in Melissa Rouse’s kindergarten class.
Bovina • Students named to the 100 Benchmark Club were Caydee Schweitzer, Lamar Gray, Joseph Ertle, Taylor Gaddis, Holden Ginn, Cutler Lynn, John William Madison, Kylah Steadman, Kenwanna Wilkes, Matthew Watson, Abby Taylor, Joshua Burris and Ansley Plunk. • Sixth-graders will present a Veterans Day program at 1 p.m. Thursday. Brenda McDevitt of the MSU Extension Service presented a nutrition program to kindergarten and first-grade classes. • Top Accelerated Readers in Denice Poe’s first grade were Mercedes Ray Middleton, Hannah Forbes and Kristofer Cook. Torri Shelton’s A-team members were Elijah Prevot, Brandon Heggins, Madison Williams, Amber Busby, Wes Bryan, Jagger Weekly, Shelby Hartley, Clayton Thurman, Maddie Henderson, Tyler Caldwell, Caydee Schweitzer, Victoria Laubach, Lamar Gray, Branson Parker, Charles Houston, Unique Moore, Dustin Fothergill, Dekayla Shelby, Matthew Federick and Marcus Williams. • Pledge leaders for the week were Jack Shelton, Kearius Bailey, Elijah Prevot, Madison Williams, Victoria McAdams, Colby Hall, DeKa-
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man, Jagger Weekly and Madison Williams.
Bowmar • Students dressed as characters in a storybook parade. • Pledge captains were Katelin Crook, Katie Tanner, Jamison Pendleton, Michael Fink and Jayla Cox. Sha’Kyria Allen was named Student of the Week. • Magen Westcott’s secondgraders ate apples after reading “Johnny Appleseed.” • Sixth-grade GATES students traveled to Rainwater Observatory at French Camp with chaperones Lynn Breeden, Donald Brown, Charles Carson, Bill Curtis, Jaynie Fedell, Sallie Fordice, Tony Jackson, Beth Marshall, Johnna Pilate, Kacy Presley, Audrey Robbins, Angie Talbot, Kim Upshaw and Maxine White. • Top Accelerated Readers were: kindergarten — Charlie Van Norman, Destiny Mace and Sha’Kyria Allen; first grade — Mary Bay Procell, Hartley Sullivan, Madison Jones, Brandon Gilliam, Marin Sherwin and Katie Tanner; second grade — Michael DeJesus, Levi Wyatt and Jane Hopson; third grade — Allie Barnes, Khyrean Jones and Kelcee Ables; fourth grade — Lee Fortner, Khari Holt, Anna Callender, Greyson Parman, Drew Jackson and Savannah Cupit; sixth grade — Madilyn Green, Sarah Chipley, Trevor Talbot, Faith Marshall, Dillon Little, Marcus Harmon, Blaise Vera and Maya Clay.
Dana Road • Lori Nosser’s first grade pledge leaders were Willie Rogers, Tynishi Rowan, Lamaria Rogers, Centeria Beard and Derell Mitchell. • Joshua Brown was named Student of the Week in the pre-kindergarten class of Rachel Dean and Jennifer Funches. Ann Turnage of Dillards donated incentives to the kindergarten class of Brenda Gross and Gloria Smith. Parent volunteer Kathleen Jones donated supplies to Faye Corson’s first
Elementary Schools Breakfast Monday: Biscuit, Sausage Patty, Fruit Juice, Milk Tuesday: Blueberry Mini Loaf, Fruit Juice, Milk Wednesday: French Toast w/ Syrup, Chilled Peach Slices, Fruit Juice, Milk Thursday: Biscuit w/ Ham, Fruit Juice, Milk Friday: Breakfast Bagel, Fruit Juice, Milk
grade. • Henrietta Dagher, speech pathologist, was named Teacher of the Year. • Accelerated Reader champs for October were the kindergarten class of Brenda Gross and Gloria Smith; first-grade class of Brooke Hughes and Pam Elam; second grade class of Kimberly Rhodman and Lolita Flowers; and third grade class of Mallory Moss and Rhonda Huntley. • Wednesdays through December are $1 Jean Days.
First Presbyterian • Gloria Sullivan’s kindergarten class made pilgrims. Brooke Rhodes was Star Student of the Week. • Pre-K students of Lynnette Smith and Bradley House examined healthy habits as part of a study of the letter H. “Biggest Loser” contestants Patrick House, Frado Dinten and Brendan Donovan spoke to the class about healthy eating. Matthew Jinkins was named Star Student for the Week; top readers were Addison Averett, Ella Ann Gough and Jon Daniel Busby. • Jennifer Melton’s 3-yearolds made rocking horses, created houses and learned about habits as part of a study of the letter H. • Jessica Wicker’s 2-yearolds made turkeys and a matching game after a study of pairing items. • Teri Conerly’s toddlers used binoculars and magnifying glasses as part of a study of the eyes/five senses. Kari Dupree’s toddlers are using sign language.
Grove Street • Evelyn Edwards and Pamela Pugh of BancorpSouth spoke to GED students about money and credit. • Sharonda Medina spoke to seventh- and eighthgraders about anger management. • BancorpSouth provided donations to the 400 Club behavior rewards program. Rotary Club donated dictionaries to Audrey Davis’
Cranberry Sauce, Sweet Potato Pie, Milk, Fruit Juice Friday: Hamburger, Chef Salad, Oven-Baked Potato Wedges, Broccoli & Cauliflower Polonaise, Tropical Fruit Mix, Fresh Fruit Bowl, Milk, Fruit Juice
fourth-grade class. • Steven Randall and Lt. Walter Beamon spoke about positive decisions.
Jacob’s Ladder • Misty Grantham was Student Leader of the Week. • Students examined the importance of good manners and attended a carnival at Mississippi College.
Porters Chapel • Top Accelerated Readers for the week: first grade — Macey Bufkin, Mary Claire Lovins, Peyton Sikes and Leah Simms; second grade — Bailey Andrews, Sarah Beck, Kyle Carney, Gunner Hutchins, Amberlyn Kelley, Landon Kraemer and Brianna Poole; third grade — Hailie Baswell, Emily Burkes, Hannah Embry, Michael Hall, Tristan Pickering, Reece Rainer and Luke Yocum; fourth grade — Jake Arias, Bradley Collins and Caitlyn Denley; fifth grade — Josh Arias, Michael Brewer, Maddie Carney, Gracie Felker and Kyle Guider. • Chosen as Elementary Students of the Month were Olivia Masterson, first grade; Landon Kraemer, second grade; Marvesia Graise, third grade; Molly Smith, fourth grade; Gracie Felker, fifth grade; and Ryan Collins, sixth grade. • Second-grader Ethan Patel and his grandfather shared Shui, an African Gray parrot, with second-graders. Second-graders visited the Truck Crops Experiment Station in Crystal Springs.
Redwood • Pledge leaders for the week were Dornisha Qualls, Brayden Ray, James Ahner, Courtney Ford, Caetlyn Roy, Zane Hartley, Zane McRaney, Kenneth Darden, Hopelynn Standish and Bradlee Ross. • GATES students of Andra Bonelli and Letitia Fitzgerald attended the Indian Festival at Winterville Mounds in Greenville. Assisting as chaperones were Tina Norwood, Continued on Page B3.
Corn On The Cob, Quick Baked Potatoes, Chilled Peach Slices, Grapes, Assorted Jello w/ Whipped Topping, Crackers Milk, Fruit Juice Wednesday: Turkey & Dressing Supreme, Pepperoni Pizza, Chef Salad, Oven Fries, Tossed Salad, Yam Patty, Green Peas, Waldorf Fruit Salad, Banana Berry Blend, Fresh Fruit Bowl, Secondary Schools Breakfast Whole Wheat Roll, Sweet Potato Pie, Elementary Schools Lunch Monday:Breakfast Bagel, FruitJuice, Milk Milk, Fruit Juice Monday: Fish Sandwich, Chicken Noodle Soup Tuesday: Biscuit, Sausage Patty, Fruit Juice, Milk Thursday: Spaghetti w/ Meat Sauce, Wednesday: Donut Cake, Fresh Fruit Bowl, Combo, Vegetable Sticks, Corn On The Cob, Hamburger, BBQ Rib Sandwich, Tuna Salad Fruit Juice, Milk Garden Salad, Mandarin Fruit Cup, Hot Thursday: Corn Smokie, Fruit Juice, Milk Cinnamon Apples, Milk, Fruit Juice Salad, Herbed Broccoli & Cauliflower, Raw Tuesday: Fruit & Yogurt Plate, Hamburger Steak Friday: Blueberry Mini Loaf, Fruit Juice, Milk Veggies w/ Dip, Oven-Baked Potato Wedges, w/ Brown Gravy, Green Beans, Raw Veggies w/ Chilled Pear Slices, Fresh Fruit Bowl, Grapes, Dip, Mashed Potatoes, Fresh Fruit Bowl, Calico Secondary Schools Lunch Whole Wheat Roll, Chocolate Pudding, Fruit, Assorted Jello, Milk, Fruit Juice Monday: Chicken Patty Sandwich, Chicken Milk, Fruit Juice Wednesday: Chicken Patty Sandwich, Chicken Noodle Soup Combo, Ham, Turkey, & Cheese Friday: Chicken Nuggets, Ham & Cheese On A Gumbo Over Rice, Tater Tots, Seasoned On A Bun, Chef Salad, Oven Fries, Garden Bun, Fruit & Yogurt Plate, Mashed Potatoes, Cabbage, Fresh Fruit Bowl, Rosey Applesauce, Salad, Baked Potato, Mexicali Corn, Banana Black-eyed Peas, Seasoned Cabbage, Oven Fries, Central Mississippi Cornbread,Fruit Juice, Milk Berry Blend, Fresh Fruit Bowl, Grape Frozen Banana Berry Blend, Pear Salad, Fresh Melon Thursday: Turkey & Dressing Supreme, Chicken Juice Bar, Fruit Juice, Milk Nuggets, Yam Patty, Green Peas, Waldorf Fruit Tuesday: Vegetable Beef Soup, Popcorn Shrimp Cubes, Mexican Cornbread, Fruit Punch Frozen Juice Bar, Milk, Fruit Juice Salad, Chilled Peach Slices, Whole Wheat Roll, Poboy, Taco Salad, Chef Salad, Broccoli Salad,
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school by school Continued from Page B2. Kari Dupre, Natalie Azlin, Becky Scott, Tina Cole, Diane Shelton, Katina Comans, Kim French, Ginger Parker, Renee Adcock, Daphne Turner, Angie Kelley, Bo McLeod, B.B. Lingle and Melissa Hearn. Karen Sanders led Bonelli’s third grade in watercolor techniques. • Cash prize winners of the school’s annual Turkey Shoot were Scott Miller, first place and $500; Kim Ashley, second place and $250; and Sandy Shugars, third place and $100. Winners of the Mini Turkey Shoot contest and bicycles were Kaleb Floyd and Madison Sellers. Top Turkey Shoot ticket sellers were Hannah Ashley, first place and an iPod touch; Caetlyn Roy, second place and a Camcorder; and Sara Wigley, third place and an electric scooter. Teachers who won contests were Misty Hossley, Best Booth at the Carnival; and Linda Hughey, Best Door Decorations. • Canned and nonperishables for Storehouse Community Food Pantry may be donated through Nov. 17. • Santa photos and school retakes will be Thursday.
St. Aloysius • Proceeds from the junior class pecan sale will be used for the junior-senior prom and the 2012 senior retreat. • Kelly Brantley of Financial Freedom Counseling Service spoke to accounting and economics classes.
St. Francis Xavier • Parent volunteer Kim Magoun coordinated the Great American Gift Wrap sale. Top sellers and their prizes were Coleman Verhine, $75 and principal for the day; Tristan Wilbanks, portable DVD player and case; Alexis Varner, $50; Hayden Palmer, Kodak camera; Madelyn Polk, $50 and bucket of bubble gum; and London Varner, portable boombox. Top selling classes were Tiffany Keen’s third grade, pizza party and teacher goodie basket; Martha Amborn’s fourth grade, sundae party; Ashley Coomes’ fifth grade, Popsicle party and No Uniform Day. • Vicksburg policeman Kyle Christian spoke to preschoolers about Halloween safety. • Brenda Kalusche’s thirdgraders researched, created and presented solar system projects. Kalusche’s students who met their Book It! goals were Parker Brown, Michael Chen, Adam Eckstein, Cami Ghrigsby, Logan Sanderford, Stephanie Schoonover, Jacob Storey and Kieran Theriot. Karen Calnan’s students who met Book It! goals were Ellen Beard, Caton Blackburn, Emilee Bloodworth, Colton Easterling, Alyssa Claire Gordon, James Hossley, Finley Jones, Anna Lamanilao, Julia Liggett, Jordan McClelland, Street Miller, Mary Reilly Powell, May Spangler and Logan Young.
• Third- and fourth-graders presented “A Taste of Mississippi” under the direction of Caroline Gatling. Special performers were 12th-grader James Hudson, Coach Richard Hodges and band director Vicki Hopkins. • Fifth-grade classes visited First Baptist, First Presbyterian, Holy Trinity Episcopal, Crawford Street Methodist and St. Paul Catholic churches.
Sherman Avenue • Students treated to lunch and a movie for making the benchmark 100s Club were Christian Brown, William Chriss, Caitlin Crump, Caitlin Doyle, Aryn Greer, Talia Hardaway, Kaylee Hoeft, Antonica Jefferies, Jonathan Nolan, Grayson Rankin, Fre’Maria Segrest, Anyah Thompson, Justin Walker, Imani Williams, Shamar Lott, Keirsten Carroll, Martez Brown, Brianna Daughtry, Syrilla Glapion, Helder Hernandez, Laraedoe Kirby, Brian LaCroix, Megan Lenel, Angel Love, Schyler Morgan, Jaden Sanders, Katherine Torres-Cruz, Ashlyn Wright, Michael Cloud, Tamarrian Wright, Habilee Day, Maryellen Dunaway, Jagger Gill, Kevin Jones, Collin Manuel, Vanity McCloud, Lacey Parker, Zackary Pedroche, Mia Somerville, Taite Stringfellow, Laney Whitten, Tyziah Williams, Dezmen Davis and Kelcie Stafford. • Second- and third-grade GATES students attended the Native American Festival in Greenville. Chaperones were Tina Rowland, Shanta Stocket, Ann Doyle, Courtney Pickering, Tamika Sanders, Bessie Hearron, LaToya Brown, Jon Erekson, David Jabour, Ann Boswell, Natalie Dryden, Paige Morgan, Ken Moody, Kim Moody, Ella Blackmore, Kelly Briggs, Sissy Thigpen, Felicia Haskins and Heather Jackson. • Guests as part of “Real People Read” were David Keen, Tamaris Clark, Melanie Nelson, Becky Lancaster, Monica Hughey, Allyson Crouthers, Betty Shearer, Courtney Ederington and Katie Cockrell. • Kindergartners chosen as Students of the Month for October were Dashone Washington, Ajavian Chiplin, D’Kobe Crump, Jayvin Clark, Uriah Robinson, LaKennya Taylor, Peter Lowe and Shauna Brooks. • Third-graders participated in a storybook parade. Volunteer Alice Little led students in cheers and chants.
South Park • Fourth-graders selected class presidents and cast votes on issues facing the country after a study of constitution and citizenship. • Integrity Awards were presented to Charles Harris, Jackson Thum, Ashley Naylor, Brianna Arnold, Emma Engdahl, Sydney Wynn, Hailey Slade, Peyton Morgan, Matthew Campbell,
Cameron Thomas, Breana Parson, Evelyn Pitts, Cortez Shelton, Gracie Emerson, Rheagan Smith, Daniel Sessions, Kimberlynn Christian, Lacey Williams, Charlene Smith, Joshua Penalver and Jon-Luc Prudhomme. • As part of a program to remain drug free, first-graders planted promise bushes donated by Project SYNC; sixth-graders toured the jail; and students created banners and canvas squares to assemble a quilt. • Second-grade Top Dogs were Rashad Bolden, Sarah Campbell, Robert Chase, Jacob Luke, Peyton Morgan, Hailey Slade, Ta’Mya Thomas, Travis Williams and Jalynn Wood. Groovy Gators were Chance Abernathy, Janiya Anderson, McKenzie Blaylock, Zachariah Bresnahan, KeShawn Brown, Quinshanti Brown, Matthew Campbell, Ayden Cheslek, Kendyll Stewart, Gage Treubel, Jeannie Trest, Annah Warren, Stacy Washington, Albreunna White, Kelly Christian, Britney Dent, Gabrielle Dent, Marcelina Dunn, Keelan McClodden, Macala Merrill, Juliana Montero, Zachary Moore, J’vontae Noel, JonLuc Prudhomme, Samantha Smith, Jacob White, Keon Williams, Preston Wilson and Emily Wood. Top Dogs in Taffy Watkins’ third grade were Matthew Copes, Haylee Eade, Curtis McCune and Carlyle Smith. Groovy Gators were Brenden Galey, Taegan Guice, Garrett Hopkins, Britney Lawrence, Tony Neal, Elizabeth Smith and Brantly Williams. • Kindergartners are preparing for a Thanksgiving program at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 19.
Vicksburg High • Guests in the Mississippi River class were Brian LaBarre, who spoke about water resource laws; Lawran Richter, who spoke about Corps lakes’ recreational assets; Bill Frederick, who gave an introduction to meteorology; John George, who spoke on the environmental challenges of rivers in the Pacific Northwest; and Dr. Jack Killgore, who spoke about the environmental quality of the Mississippi. • Key Club members, with Vicksburg Kiwanis members, hosted the K Family Cookout at Hopping H Ranch. • Junior class members are selling magazines to earn prom money. Juniors and seniors may see English teachers to log on to ACT online prep. Elks National Foundation scholarship information is available at email@example.com; applications must by submitted by Dec. 10. Gates Millennium Scholarship is available for seniors at www.gmsp.org; deadline to apply is Jan. 10. • Fall Choral Concert will begin at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the school auditorium. • Cadets who visited Grand Gulf monuments were Timothy Butler, Tashie Austin,
Ro’Sean Brown, Kimberly Callahan, Cornesia Horton, Raven Turner, Jaquala Smith, Franshayla Washington, Candace Wallace, Kianta Shelby, Jack Cuthrell, Brandon Davidson, Angel Rodriquez, Jeremy Summers, Lillian Austin, Alicia Ward, Danielle McGee, Yasmen Williams and Robert Vaughn.
Vicksburg Intermediate • Pledge leaders for the week are Nima Arastah, Laura Rivera, Darlene Heard, Iris Branson and Kyana Carter. • Sharonda Medina of Project Sync presented crisis management training, and Cheryl Ricks presented a classroom management model to teachers. Thirdgrade parents participated in “Wearing Many Hats,” a reading skills workshop. • Dressy Class Club members are the homerooms of Georgia Kelly, Malinda Grays, Ashley Smith, Amy Anderson, Tammy McCurley, Teetee Braxton, Zabradia Flowers, Crystal Hardy, Anna Larson, LaToya Minor, Madonna Stacker, Regina O’Leary, Alice Jones, Cassandra Ringo, LaShonda Smith, Tasha Thompson and Chandrea Williams. • Debbie Brumitt presented information on the Great American Smokeout as part of third-grade Character Education. • Parents are encouraged to have students practice skills using the web-based Study Island. PTO meeting and Gator Read Night will begin at 5:30 Nov. 18; parents must attend with their child and read AR books.
Vicksburg Junior High • Chris Williams’ Star Class of the Month was first-period U.S. History. Austin Neihaus and Deyannah Flowers were Star Students of the Month. Williams’ history class created a historic events collage. • Sharon Caldwell, school nurse, spoke to Rhonda Battle’s seventh-grade health class about tobacco use. • Students who participated in Hinds Community College’s Educational Talent Search field trip to “A Lesson Before Dying” at Jackson State were D.J. Crooks, Kristiana Williams, Anna Culbertson, DeAndre Davis, Keiyana Gaskin, Steven Gatchell, Dazieyette Jackson, Lesleigh Jackson, Larry Jones, Makala McKay, Aliyah Montgomery, Malique Powers, Lexie Royal, LaDashia Thomas, Anthony Williams, Spirionica Williams and Rikaiyah Winters.
Warren Central High • Students caught doing something good were Kaylee Kilgo, Kevin Slaughter, Annant Patel, Jamal Williams, Rolando Taylor, Jerrick Reynolds, McKendrick Thomas and Sherod
McDonald. • Toni Koestler and Emily McHan were named Staff Members of the Week. • Auditions for the annual WCHS musical will be Monday following school. • Jostens representatives will be at the school Thursday during all lunches taking orders for caps, gowns and other senior memorabilia. • NJROTC will host a Veterans Day program at 7:45 a.m. Thursday in Gym A.
Warren Central Intermediate • Art classes created Veterans Day cards. Veterans Day program will be at 9 a.m. Thursday in the gym. Donuts for Dads will be at 9 a.m. Nov. 18. • Project wisdom theme was Kindness: Helping Others/Helping Ourselves. • Halloween stories were read to students of Esparanda Sampson and Eleese Kemp. Waffles were donated by Jaime Kemp, Waffle House manager. • Special area Star Classes of the Week were those of Kimberly Bolls, Shannon Barnard and Allison Cunningham. Douglas Erwin and Lila Hearn were named Students of the Week in Veronica Jefferies’ class. • Hot Shot basketball winners were JaQuez Jones, fifth grade, and Kiara Lockhart, sixth grade.
Warren Junior High • Mary Martin is Teacher of the Year. • Diane Liddell planted flowers donated by the PTO. Thomas Parker was also a recent parent volunteer. • First home game for Junior Vikings will begin at 5 p.m. Thursday against Pearl. • Students of Jackie Bright and T. Rowell made ice cream.
Warrenton • Army Specialist Patrick Gray spoke to sixth-grade classes of ShaJuan Carter and Velma Wince. • Students of the Month were Charleston Baker, Natasha Robertson, Jakya Kelly, Kristin Cobbs, Mikey Harrell, Aniyah Hughes, Sarah Randolph, Nicholas Bailey, RoDaecia Lindsey, Cayla Parsons, Brayan Loyola, Eduardo Fernandez, Jon Bantugan, Alonzo Trevillion, Rhonda Doyle, Alia Shelby, Preston Wester and Julianna DeRousse. • Top Accelerated Reader classes were Angeline Baker’s fifth grade, Rebecca Hughes’ fourth grade and Heather Gordon’s third grade. Top readers were: first grade — Shamiya Nix, Khalia Ross, Michaela Franklin, Carlos Rollins and Daniel Fernandez; second grade — Michala Ellis, Brelynn Beck, Taylor C. Harrigill, Cor’Deja Wells and Arieanna Joyner;
third grade — Ian Gordon, Kameren D. Batty, KeAndre Harris, Cayla Parson and Jaylen Davis; fourth grade — Maddie Rae Wilkerson, William Tankson, William Shelby, Andre Ranis and Decorius Barnes; fifth grade — Jon Bantugan, Zachary Moore, Destinee Shaifer, Kiona Patton and Chloe Elizabeth Emfinger; sixth grade — Sarah Heister, Philip Beck, Jake Cochran, Te’Yonda N. Sadberry and Brandan Shaifer. • Kat Hilderbrand’s fifthgrade GATES students drew inventions. Right on Target Award winners were Alex Jackson, Briniya Burks, Samuel Bell, Najee Carter, William Shelby, Austin Lynch and Kynsley Jones. • Winners during Red Ribbon Week drug awareness observance were as follows: red, white and blue — classes of Olivia Lee, Lindsay Hall, Charisse Brown, Myra Grey, Heather Gordon, Rebecca Hughes, Katie Emfinger and Velma Wince; black out drugs — classes of Hall, Brown, Grey, Tammy Wood, Twania Spruille, Angeline Baker and Wince; Pajama Day — classes of Lee, Pam Jennings, Ida Allen, Spruille, Emfinger and Wince; Wear Red Day — classes of Hall, Brown, Allen, Wood, Spruille, Baker and Shajuan Carter; Tie Dye Day — classes of Jennings, Allen, Wood, Hughes, Baker and Wince; special treat winners — Eduardo Nunez, Haily Caraway, Taylor Nixon, John Michael Wilkerson, Eduardo Fernandez, Britasia Burks and Jerome Roberson; treat jar winners — Tammy Wood and Clara Walker; coloring contest — Eduardo Nunez, Colin Love, Jeanette Bantugan, Michaela Franklin, Tavi Edwards, Haily Caraway, Marvin Martin, Abigail Hughes, Brelynn Beck and A’niyah Hughes; thirdgrade bumper sticker winners — Alexis Whitehead, Randy Barnes, Lane Tucker and Jaquaisa Porter; fourthgrade poem winners — Jalisia Shaw, Tyrese Robinson and Tacarie Yearby; slogan participation — fifth grade; sixth-grade essay winners — Shunterrance Walton, Destiny Trahan, Kerricka McRunnels, Kelsey Merideth and Erykah Tubwell.
Woodlawn • Leaders of the Week in the 3-year-olds’ class of Jean Muirhead and Jeannie Barber were Shelby White, Carrie Lynn Wood, Jacob Bryant, Caroline Campbell and Carter and Carson Henderson. • Leaders of the Week in Carolyn Bryant’s 4-year-old class: Brady Harrell, Ariell Haggan, Kaitlyn Bell, Jacob Rutland and Sierra Hearn. • Students caught doing something kind were Jaz Simmons, Chloe Barnard, Gracie Gatchell and Barrett Shows.
HONOR ROLLS Warren Central Junior Seventh grade: All A’s — Brooks Boolos, Elizabeth Boyd, John Burris, Mya Chappell, Jamerica Dixon, Jesse Fuller, Lillian Gluck, Madison Kendall, Jasmine King, James Kinnebrew, Sara Lloyd, Lanisa Magee, William Pratt, Matthew Register, Alexander Reynolds, Regan Russell, Priya Sanipara, Marlee Stewart, Brayden Stokes, Savannah Thomas, Emily Tingle, Alexander Turner, Max Wamsley and Nicholas Wright; A/B roll — Imani Adams, Anthony Bailey, Taylor Ballard, Jaycob Barlow, Raylee Barwick, Marissa Brown, Devonte Buck, Carley Bunch, Brandon Burton, Aquarius Crook, Maggie Demby, Bergeron Fink, Olivia Frazier, Dominique Harris, Lashunta Hubbard, Lawrence Jackson, Caitlyn Jeffers, Jesstin Johnson, Brandon Jones, Kiara Jones, Matelyn Jones, Macy
Joseph, Kiara Knight, Joshua Lieberman, Julee Lieberman, Nathan Madsen, Kailyn McLeod, Kylie McMaster, Kristen Millett, Chloe Moses, Angel Nealy, Brooke Patterson, Cassie Pierce, Victoria Ross, Danielle Smothers, Danny Springer, Elliot Stockett, Gabrielle Terrett, Kiera Thomas, Saren Voelker, Kaylynne Wallace, Blake Watkins, Kelby Westcott, Sydney Wooten and Kaylin Young. Eighth grade: All A’s — Kaylor Bell, Denitra Bracey, Sarah Davis, Kristen Dunaway, Rebecca English, Latrice Evans, Zaria Gibson, Austin Harris, Erin Ingram, Jerry Jenkins, Georgia Moore, Kayleigh Thorpe, Afton Wallace, Samarius Anderson, Jedarius Davis, Zeke Hosemann, Vincent Njiti, Wayne Tselepis and Garnett Van Norman; A/B roll — Alexis Guy, Montrell Allen, Kelsey Anderson, James Boyd, Dylan
Bridges, Jaqualia Bunch, Kylee Burkee, Henry Cain, Dearius Christmas, Lia Cook, Jeffery Davidson, Mario Doyle, Louis Ellis, Justice Foster, Darby Gain, Chris Geter, Franklin Greer, Annalyssa Haliburton, Ja’Kiyah Jackson, Krystal James, Olivia Jennings, Jesse Jones, Cammi Keller, Steven Lloyd, Tristan Lowry, Hunter Lyons, Matthew Connor, Michael McVan, Brittney Moore, Brianna Neumann, Candace Nugent, Kaylon Page, Blake Parmegiani, Taylor Stevens, Layne Tedder, Derrick Thomas, Kendra Thomas, Ketonia Torrain, Kiara Townsel, Kennedy Whitmore and Brandi Winters.
Porters Chapel Seventh grade: All A’s — Allison Nunnelee and Griffin Nunnelee; A/B roll — Booth Buys, Huntington Hale, Kaitlin Havens, Anna Materson, Shelbi Powell, Justin
Smithey, Nick Stump and Trey Wright. Eighth grade: A/B roll — Wes Allison, Samantha Hawn and Jordan Locke. Ninth grade: All A’s — Lindsey Collins, Schuyler Cool, Austin Crabtree, Claire Mims and Rachel Rogers; A/B roll — Brandon Beck, Anne Elizabeth Buys, Kirsten Dickard, Sam Kirk, Kerry McElroy, Taylor Smith, Genna Wall and Jesse Young. 10th grade: All A’s — Hillary Dickard, Elizabeth Holloway, Katie Locke and Sara Beth Simms; A/B roll — Morgan Ross. 11th grade: All A’s — Talbot Buys and Heather Sit; A/B roll — Lacey Sheffield. 12th grade: All A’s — Brittany Godwin and Matthew Warren; A/B roll — Jeff Hearn, Justin Luckett, Chris Marshall, Montana McDaniel, Stephen Purvis, Dana Rinicker and Bailey Smith.
Porters Chapel Academy would like to thank Waring Oil and Exxon/Mobil Educational Alliance Grant as Headmaster, Doug Branning presents a check for $750 to teacher, Diane Thomas. Thomas is technology coordinator at Porter’s Chapel Academy.
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Turkey dinners to be sold at KC The Knights of Columbus will host a turkey dinner Sunday. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., dinners with cornbread dressing, candied yams, green beans and a roll will be served at the KC Hall on Fisher Ferry Road. Cost is $8 per plate at the door. Patrons may dine in or take plate to go. Call 601-636-8372.
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From staff reports Gibson Memorial United Methodist Church will carry on a tradition Saturday as it hosts its 40th annual fall bazaar and spaghetti dinner. The event is sponsored by the United Methodist Women of the 335 Oak Ridge Road church. The bazaar, which kicks off at 9 a.m. and runs until 2 p.m., will feature baked goods, canned goods, crafts and holiday items. The entertainment is simply the enjoyment of one another’s company, said Gibson Memorial member Ruth O’Bannon. “I think that’s probably better than the food,” she said. Spaghetti plates, complete with cole slaw, French bread, cake and a drink, will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $3 for children 12 and younger and $6 for adults. Patrons
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Brenda Nicks, from left, Ann Morgan and Belinda McKinney display some of the items that will be served and sold Saturday at Gibson Memorial United Methodist Church’s 40th annual fall bazaar and spaghetti dinner. may dine in or take a plate to go, and orders of 10 or more may be delivered. Proceeds from the dinner and bazaar benefit mission project
and local endeavors. The United Methodist Women of Gibson Memorial are hoping to surpass last year’s total of $2,500. Projects of Gibson Memorial
have included help for people affected by natural disasters such as the 2009 earthquake in Haiti and Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
Pressure Cooker Chili The Food Network offers this chili recipe to add some kick to your tailgaiting festivities. •
Pressure Cooker Chili 3 pounds stew meat (beef, pork, and/or lamb) 2 teaspoons peanut oil 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 (12-ounce) bottle of beer, preferably a medium ale 1 (16-ounce) container salsa 30 tortilla chips 2 chipotle peppers canned in adobo sauce, chopped 1 tablespoon adobo sauce (from the chipotle peppers in adobo) 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 teaspoon ground cumin Place the meat in a large mixing bowl and toss with the peanut oil and salt. Set aside. Heat a 6-quart heavybottomed pressure cooker over high heat until hot. Add the meat in three or four batches and brown on all sides, approximately 2 minutes per batch. Once each batch is browned, place the meat in a clean large bowl. Once all of the meat is browned, add the beer to the cooker to de-glaze the pot. Scrape the browned bits from the bottom of the pot. Add the meat back to the pressure cooker along with the salsa, tortilla chips, chipotle peppers, adobo sauce, tomato paste, chili powder, and ground cumin and stir to combine. Lock the lid in place according to the manufacturer’s instructions. When the steam begins to hiss out of the cooker, reduce the heat to low, just enough to maintain a very weak whistle. Cook 25 minutes. Remove from the heat and carefully release the steam. Serve immediately.
Turkey time Holy Trinity serving up thanks By David Jackson firstname.lastname@example.org The Church of the Holy Trinity, Episcopal, is gearing up for an annual tradition so old that church members aren’t sure exactly when it started. The Holy Trinity turkey dinner and bake sale will be from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 18 at the church’s parish hall at South and Monroe streets. “This is a great event to eat a delicious meal and tour our beautiful, historic church,” said Donna Saunders, chairman of the event. Served will be turkey and dressing, cranberry salad, green beans, a roll and a drink. Cost is $10, and tickets must be purchased in advance. Patrons may dine in or take a plate to go. Harry Sharp, co-chairman of the turkey dinner and bake sale, is planning to cook 600 pounds of turkey for a yield of about 800 dinners.
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Dorothy Brasfield, left, Harry Sharp and Donna Saunders show off some of the food that will be served at The Church of the Holy Trinity, Episcopal’s, Nov. 18 turkey dinner and bake sale. The bake sale will feature homemade casseroles, soups and desserts. Entertainment will be provided by members of the The Conservatory of Fine Arts.
“The music is one thing that makes our dinner really unique,” said Saunders. Proceeds from the turkey dinner and bake sale will be used by
the women of the church to help maintain Holy Trinity and its programs. Information and tickets may be obtained by calling 601-636-0542.
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Gibson Memorial United Methodist Church will host its 40th annual fall bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the church at 335 Oak Ridge Road. Spaghetti dinners will be sold for $6 for adults and $3 for children. Baked goods, crafts and holiday items will be sold. Call 601-636-2605 for information.
Holy Trinity will serve turkey dinners and host a bake sale from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 18 at the parish hall at South and Monroe.Tickets are $10 in advance, and plates will feature turkey and dressing, cranberry salad, green beans, a roll and tea. Patrons may dine in or take a plate to go. Call 601-636-0542.
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Potatoes au gratin with apples a fresh take on classic dish By Alison Ladman The Associated Press This new take on the traditional potato au gratin mixes things up by adding celeriac and apples to the creamy potato dish. Celeriac is the root of the celery plant and has a distinctive celery flavor with a carrot-like texture. It is important to make sure the slices of potato and celeriac are cut to the same thickness to ensure even cooking.
Potato, Celeriac, and apple au gratin Start to finish: 2 hours (1 hour active) Servings: 10 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) butter 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 4 cups whole milk 4 teaspoons Dijon mustard 2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese, divided 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese, divided Salt and ground white pepper, to taste 2 large russet potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced 1 large celeriac root, peeled, quartered and thinly sliced 3 green apples, peeled, cored and thinly sliced In a large saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter. Stir in the flour and cook for 2 minutes. A little at a time, whisk in the milk. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce
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Potato, celeriac and apple au gratin to a simmer and cook for 5 minutes. Remove the pan from the heat and whisk in the mustard. Stir in 1 1/2 cups of the Monterey Jack cheese and 1 1/2 cups of the cheddar cheese, stirring until melted. Season the sauce with salt and white pepper. Fill a second large saucepan with the potatoes, then add
enough water to cover. Bring to a boil and cook for 5 minutes. Use a slotted spoon to remove the potatoes from the water and transfer to a plate. Add the celeriac slices to the water and cook for 5 minutes. Use a slotted spoon to remove the celeriac from the water and transfer to a plate Heat the oven to 350 F. In a large casserole dish,
arrange an even layer of potato slices over the bottom. Top the potatoes with several spoons of cheese sauce. Add a layer of celeriac, followed by a few spoons of cheese sauce. Finally add a layer of apples, followed by a bit more cheese sauce. Continue this layering until all the ingredients are used, ending with a final layer of
Baked potato toppings add pizzazz to mashed By J.M. Hirsch AP food editor Since the holiday season is no time for sacrifice, I decided to amplify the flavor — and, consequently, the fat — of one of the meal’s most critical sides. And so I took a basic mashed potato and added some of the most popular baked potato toppings, bacon and scallions. I also considered whipping a bit of sour cream into the mix, but feared it would be too, well, sour. So I opted for an 8-ounce block of cream cheese. The result is a delicious, creamy mashed potato with enough flavor to truly shine on an otherwise crowded table of sides. If you wanted to take the taters even further, consider sprinkling them with diced jalapeños, sliced black olives or even a bit of shredded cheddar cheese.
Creamy Bacon and Scallion Potatoes Start to finish: 30 minutes Servings: 10 5-pound bag Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and cut into large chunks 8 strips bacon, cut into 1-inch chunks 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
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Creamy bacon and scallion mashed potatoes 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika 3 scallions, thinly sliced 8-ounce block cream cheese, room temperature 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
1/2 cup whole or skim milk Salt and ground black pepper, to taste Place the potatoes in a large saucepan. Cover with cold
water, then set over mediumhigh heat. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to maintain a simmer. Cook until the potatoes are tender, about 15 minutes. Drain and return to the pot. While the potatoes cook, heat a large skillet to mediumhigh. Add the bacon and cook until just crisp, about 10 minutes. Use a slotted spoon to transfer the bacon to paper towels to drain the fat. Drain off all but about 1 teaspoon of the bacon fat from the skillet. Return the skillet to the burner over low heat. Return the bacon to the skillet, then add the garlic powder and smoked paprika. Heat for 1 minute, then remove the pan from the heat. Stir in the scallions and set aside. When the potatoes are cooked and drained, add the cream cheese, butter and milk to the pot. Mash until creamy and mostly smooth. Mix in the bacon-scallion mixture, season with salt and pepper. Nutrition information per serving (values are rounded to the nearest whole number): 438 calories; 227 calories from fat (52 percent of total calories); 25 g fat (14 g saturated; 0 g trans fats); 62 mg cholesterol; 42 g carbohydrate; 10 g protein; 3 g fiber; 336 mg sodium.
cheese sauce. Top this with the remaining Monterey Jack and cheddar cheeses. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes, or until the potatoes and celeriac are tender and cooked through when pierced with a knife. If the cheese on top begins to brown too much, cover the casserole with foil. Let stand at room temperature for 10 minutes before
serving. Nutrition information per serving (values are rounded to the nearest whole number): 400 calories; 199 calories from fat (50 percent of total calories); 22 g fat (13 g saturated; 0 g trans fats); 66 mg cholesterol; 35 g carbohydrate; 17 g protein; 4 g fiber; 66 mg sodium.
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Banish marshmallows from sweet potato dish By Alison Ladman The Associated Press Here’s a good excuse to banish marshmallows from your repertoire. We’ve partnered the richly sweet taste of mashed sweet potatoes with the savory, salty flavor of browned sausage and onions. The result is a savory and satisfying take on a dish that too often ends up cloying and heavy.
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Sausage and Sweet Potato Smash Start to finish: 45 minutes Servings: 10 4 large sweet potatoes, peeled and quartered 1-pound package sausage meat 1 large yellow onion, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves Salt and ground black pepper, to taste Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the sweet potatoes and cook until tender, about 25 minutes. In a large skillet over medium-high heat,
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In the digital age, kitchen help is just a tweet away By The Associated Press Need to talk turkey? Baffled by Brussels sprouts? Sure, you could go old school and call a 1-800 holiday helpline. But these days, cooks are finding inspiration, or salvation as the case may be, online. From smart phone apps that put together your grocery lists to Twitter sessions that answer your pressing pumpkin questions, traditional sources of holiday help are transforming to meet the demands of a digital age. “People are just going online more and more to get their... questions answered,” says Angela Moore, vice president of FoodNetwork.com. Traffic to that site’s Thanksgiving section has been growing annually, and this month marked the launch of Food Network’s In The Kitchen app, which features 45,000 recipes from the network’s chefs, including monthly seasonal menus, which for November, naturally, will be Thanksgivingcentric. The $1.99 app, available for iPhones, iPods and iPads, (www.foodnetwork.com/ mobile) includes shopping lists that can be shared via e-mail, Facebook and Twitter, a unit converter for accurate measurements and timers that can be set in-recipe. “Basically, it’s Thanksgiving at your fingertips,” says Moore. At Food & Wine magazine, editors are holding chats on Twitter and Facebook to give readers real-time help. A Twitter session in early November was “the fastest two hours we have ever spent,” says Dana Cowin, the magazine’s editor-in-chief. “Just so many questions about perfect side dishes, smoking a turkey. I love the people who ask the questions because they ask really great questions and they were really open to new ideas.” What’s nice about the online approach, says Cowin, is that
At a glance Not ready to make the leap online? No problem. All the usual hot lines will be up and ready to deal with your questions about that rockhard bird or gummy pastry. Some numbers: • Crisco Pie Hotline — 877 367-7438. • Butterball Turkey TalkLine — 800-BUTTERBALL or www.butterball.com. • Empire Kosher poultry customer hot line — 717436-7055 or www.empirekosher.com/index.htm. • Fleischmann’s Yeast Baker’s Help Line — 800-7774959 or www.breadworld. com/help.aspx. • Foster Farms Turkey Helpline — 800-255-7227 or www.fosterfarms.com/ cooking/index.asp. • General Mills — 800-2487310.
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Food Network’s new In the Kitchen application is seen on a phone. it’s like “having an expert at your elbow.” Grace Parisi of the Food & Wine test kitchen will be shar-
ing her tips on Thanksgiving prep, from recipes to managing a crisis, each Monday on Twitter and Tuesdays on Facebook
Pumpkin produces rich roll By The Associated Press Adding squash or pumpkin to a dinner roll produces a bread that is soft, slightly sweet and wonderfully rich. It also helps keep the rolls moist, making it easier to bake them ahead without worrying they will dry out. This recipe uses canned pumpkin for ease and pumpkin seeds (also called pepitas) for a nutty-toasty crunch. Canned squash also could be used. These rolls are just as delicious served at room temperature, but if you’d like to reheat them, cover the pan with foil and pop them in the oven for 10 minutes.
Double Pumpkin Dinner Rolls Start to finish: 3 1/2 hours (30 minutes active) Makes 24 rolls 1 cup whole or reduced-fat milk 2/3 cup sugar 1 cup canned pumpkin purée 1 egg 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, room temperature 1 tablespoon instant or quickrise yeast 2 teaspoons salt 5 1/2 cups bread flour 1/2 cup pepitas, toasted 4 tablespoons melted butter In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a dough hook, combine the milk, sugar, pumpkin purée, egg, butter, yeast, salt and flour. Mix on low speed until combined, then increase speed to mediumlow and mix for 5 minutes to knead. The dough should be soft, but pull away from the sides of the bowl. If it is too sticky, add a bit more flour. Add the pepitas and mix until incorporated throughout the dough. Cover the
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Double Pumpkin Dinner Rolls bowl with plastic wrap and allow to rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 to 1 1/2 hours. Coat two 9-inch cake pans with cooking spray. Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and divide in two. Divide each of the halves into 12 pieces and roll each piece into a ball. Arrange 12 balls in each cake pan (they can touch), then cover with plastic wrap. Allow to rise for another 45 minutes to an hour, or until puffy. After the rolls have risen for 30 minutes, heat the oven to 350. When the rolls have fin-
ished rising, brush their tops with half of the melted butter. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until golden and cooked through. After removing them from the oven, brush with the remaining butter. Allow to cool in the pan. Nutrition information per serving (values are rounded to the nearest whole number): 214 calories; 70 calories from fat (33 percent of total calories); 8 g fat (4 g saturated; 0 g trans fats); 24 mg cholesterol; 31 g carbohydrate; 5 g protein; 2 g fiber; 193 mg sodium.
through Nov. 23. Wine editor, Megan Krigbaum, will discuss tips and strategies for the holidays on Nov. 17, via Twitter,
and Nov. 18 on Facebook. Parisi, who moderates the Food & Wine sessions, “knows our database so well and she has such strong opinions about what really is the perfect Thanksgiving dish that you have never made before,” says Cowin, adding with a laugh, “”We’re like a dating service between the person who wants to make a new recipe and the recipe that’s right for them in our archive (or database).” Meanwhile, hot line stalwarts like Butterball, which has been saving cooks from making turkeys of themselves for 30 years, also are moving online. Butterball experts are answering questions from now through the holidays on Facebook (facebook.com 1/4butterball) and Twitter (twitter.com 1/4butterball). Another twist on the holiday hot line comes from Martha Stewart, who has signed up 30 chefs and entertaining experts
• King Arthur Flour Co.’s Bakers Hotline — 802649-3717 or e-mail questions to bakers(at)kingarthurflour.com. • Nestle Toll House Baking Information Line — 800637-8537 or verybestbaking.com. • Ocean Spray consumer help line — 800-662-3263 or www.oceanspray.com. • Perdue consumer help line — 800-4PERDUE or www.perdue.com/tips/index.html. • Reynolds Turkey Tips Hotline — 800-745-4000 or www.reynoldspkg.com/ reynoldskitchens/en/product—how—to.asp. • U.S. Department of Agriculture Meat and Poultry Hotline — 888-674-6854 or www.fsis.usda.gov/ Food—Safety—Education/ index.asp.
for shows that will run 30 hours over a three-day period, Nov. 22, 23 and 24 on Martha Stewart Living Radio, SIRIUS channel 112 and XM channel 157. The show airs from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. and replays beginning at 6 p.m. Emeril Lagasse, Mario Batali, Marcus Samuelsson, Rick Bayless, Wolfgang Puck and Alton Brown are among the experts scheduled to answer questions and share tips on cooking and entertaining. They already have contributed recipes for a free online cookbook available later this month at www.sirius. com, “Martha Stewart Living Radio’s Thanksgiving Hotline Recipes.” At the Food Network, Moore likes the idea of connecting to experts you know and trust. “The people we have answering your questions are Giada (De Laurentiis), and Alton (Brown) and Bobby (Flay) and Paula (Deen),” she says.
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TONIGHT ON TV n MOVIE “The First Wives Club” — Three 50-ish college friends, Goldie Hawn, Bette Midler and Diane Keaton, plot revenge after their husbands dump them for younger women./7 on WE n SPORTS NBA — It’s an early-season NBA doubleheader as Dwight Howard and the Orlando Magic take on the Utah Jazz in the opener, and Tim Duncan’s San Antonio Spurs host the Los Angeles Clippers in the nightcap./6 on ESPN n PRIMETIME “Criminal Minds” — The team Goldie Hawn tries to stop a killer from striking again after the body of a kidnapped woman is found in an alley./8 on CBS n SPECIAL “The 44th Annual CMA Awards” — Festivities honor excellence in country music; performers include Taylor Swift, Dierks Bentley, Lady Antebellum, Gwyneth Paltrow, Miranda Lambert and Sheryl Crow at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn.; Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood host./7 on ABC
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 Bobby Rush, blues singer, 76; Donna Fargo, country singer, 69; Sinbad, actor-comedian, 54; Mackenzie Phillips, actress, 51; Chris Cagle, country singer, 42; Tracy Morgan, actor-comedian, 42; Ellen Pompeo, actress, 41; Warren G, rapper-producer, 40; Eve, rapper, 32; Miranda Lambert, country singer, 27; Josh Peck, actor, 24. n DEATHS Jack Levine — The social realist artist who skewered the rich and powerful in paintings that echoed Old Masters like Goya and El Greco stylistically has died. He was 95. Levine’s son-in-law, Leonard Fisher, said the artist died Monday at his New York City home. Levine’s works are in the collections of major museums including the Art Institute of Chicago, New York’s Museum of Modern Art and Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the National Gallery of Art in Washington. Jack Levine Robert Jerome Lipshutz — The former White House counsel to President Jimmy Carter, died Saturday at an Atlanta hospice. He was 88. Lipshutz’s son, Randy, said the cause of death was complications caused by a blood clot to the lungs. The Atlanta attorney was introduced to the future president around the time Carter, then a state senator, made a failed run for Georgia governor in the 1966 Democratic primary against Lester Maddox, a segregationist. Carter lost, but Lipshutz supported Carter when he successfully ran for governor again in 1970.
‘Conan’ whips rivals in viewership TBS says Conan O’Brien was welcomed back to television by more than 4.1 million viewers. The former host of “The Tonight Show,” who left NBC eight months ago, returned to late night Monday with a new talk show, “Conan,” which premiered on basic-cable network TBS. In the 10 p.m. hour, O’Brien’s opening night throttled his direct rivals on Comedy Central. “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” was seen by 1.3 million viewers, followed by “The Colbert Report” with 1 million. Conan even beat Jay Leno, the host who reclaimed the “Tonight Show” chair from him. Starting at 10:35 p.m., “Tonight” attracted 3.5 million viewers, according to Nielsen Co. figures released on Tuesday.
Firm dismisses fee suit against Stewart California court records show a prominent entertainment law firm that was seeking more than $3 million in fees from Rod Stewart has dismissed its case. A Los Angeles court granted a dismissal Thursday to Glaser, Weil, Fink, Jacobs, Howard & Shapiro. The firm sued the rock star a year ago, claiming it was owed fees for work on three cases, including one in which a jury determined Stewart owed $2 million for canceling a December 2000 show in Las Vegas. Rod Stewart Its attorney, Vincent Green, said he could not comment on the dismissal or whether a settlement had been reached. Stewart had denied wrongdoing in court filings. The case was slated to go to trial in January. The firm’s client roster has also included architect Frank Gehry and former game show host Bob Barker.
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Man seeking drugs calls cops by mistake A New York man looking to buy drugs misdialed and got the sheriff’s “Crime Stoppers” line instead. Erie County Sheriff’s Detective Alan Rozansky said he got a call around noon Monday and answered with his usual “Crime Stoppers.” The caller apparently didn’t hear that and told Rozansky he was looking “to score” drugs. Rozansky said that he was surprised but played along and arranged a meeting with undercover officers. The officers didn’t arrest the caller but used him as an informant to lead them to another transaction taking place down the road. There, police arrested a 35-year-old woman trying to sell her prescription painkillers to a Buffalo man. The careless caller is off the hook for now.
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Tina Fey thanks Palin for her success WASHINGTON (AP) — Mark Twain paid a surprise visit to the Kennedy Center on Tuesday night to honor Tina Fey with the nation’s top humor prize that bears his name. A mustached Alec Baldwin playing Twain said he thought he would be remembered for being a tender lover and was surprised to learn the prize honors top comics. “Tina, well that’s a funny name for a man,” he said, shocked to hear it was a woman who had won because “their brains aren’t shaped right.” A hundred years after the author’s death, the woman famous for her Emmy Awardwinning impression of Sarah Palin on “Saturday Night Live,” accepted the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor — even though she feels her style is “so typically Austrian.” She thanked Palin for her success and said she has it on good authority that Sen. John McCain has a picture of Fey in his office and had been getting ideas long before he picked the former Alaska governor as his running mate. “I guess what I’m saying is, this whole thing might be my fault,” she said. She also thanked the Kennedy Center, which she said will soon be known as “the Tea Party bowling alley and rifle range.” “SNL” comics lined up to celebrate their colleague’s work over nine seasons. They played clips from her time anchoring “Weekend Update” and some of the commercials she wrote, including a spoof on “mom jeans.” Amy Poehler recalled meeting Fey back when they were both part of The Second City improv group in Chicago in the 1990s. “Our dreams were as big as our unshaped eyebrows,” Poehler said.
Producer, manager vouch for Jackson song NASHVILLE (AP) — Some of Michael Jackson’s family members are unhappy with the release of the posthumous single “Breaking News.” But the late legend’s longtime producer and manager say it is indeed Jackson’s voice on the newly released track. MIchael “When I Jackson heard these songs, my heart cried hearing Michael again in good spirits. The vocals sounded very polished, very on key and processed. I have no doubts that these are Michael’s vocals,” Jackson’s longtime producer, Teddy Riley, said today in a statement to The Associated Press. “Breaking News” is the first song off “MICHAEL,” due out Dec. 14. It’s the first album of unreleased Jackson material since Jackson’s death. Representatives for Epic Records, Jackson’s label, say Jackson not only co-wrote the song in 2007 but also co-produced it with Eddie Cascio and James Porte. But Jackson’s nephews, Taryll, Taj and TJ Jackson, tweeted this week that their uncle’s voice isn’t the one featured on the song. “I KNOW my Uncle’s voice and something’s seriously wrong when you have immediate FAMILY saying it’s not him,” wrote Taryll Jackson. “Don’t you have to wonder why? I have strong, undeniable points. They can’t give me answers, yet continue to move forward with lies and deception. Sounding like Michael Jackson and BEING Michael Jackson are two different things.”
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Television producer Lorne Michaels applauds Tina Fey after she was awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at the Kennedy Center in Washington Tuesday. The humor prize honors those who define contemporary comedy. Last year, it went to Bill Cosby. Organizers said Fey made her mark as the first female head writer on “SNL,” not to mention her Palin impression and creating the NBC comedy series “30 Rock,” in which she stars with Baldwin. Tracy Morgan acted unimpressed — especially that Fey was the first woman to lead the writing team. “I was the first male cast member who tried to force an unwanted kiss on the first female head writer,” he said. At 40, Fey is the youngest to be honored with the award that was created in 1998. She’s also only the third woman to receive it after Lily Tomlin and Whoopi Goldberg. Earlier, when the prize was announced, Fey hinted she didn’t feel worthy, joking that she assumed Betty White was disqualified “for steroid use.” Not to be outdone, on the red carpet, the 88-year-old White praised Fey’s “intelligence and her sense of comedy.” Then she deadpanned, “Too bad she’s not good-looking.” White also took the stage
to honor Fey. They also performed together on “SNL” in
May for which White won rave reviews as host. Steve Martin, who also has taken home the award, said Fey’s win means he’s been demoted. He said he loves Fey’s parody of Palin, but even more, he said he loves to read her writing. “Isn’t it refreshing to find a comedian who is both really good and funny looking?” he said. On the big screen, Fey recently starred with Steve Carell in “Date Night” and is a featured voice in “Megamind,” which debuted at No. 1 at last weekend’s box office. Now she is working on her first book, a memoir due out next year. She lives in New York with her husband, Jeff Richmond, and their daughter.
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Boyfriend’s cell phone fantasy could become legal nightmare Dear Abby: My boyfriend is pressuring me to take his camera cell phone with me into the girls’ locker room and take pictures of the other girls with little or nothing on. He says it has always been a “fantasy” of his, and that if I really love him I’ll help him fulfill his fantasy. He promises to keep the pictures secret and says that what the other girls don’t know won’t hurt them. He offered to do the same for me and take pictures in the boys’ locker room, but I’m not interested. I know it would be wrong to do it, and I wouldn’t want someone secretly taking pictures of me. He hinted that if I refuse he will look for another girl who will. I’m scared of losing him because I’m not much to look at, and he’s the only boy who has ever shown any interest in me. I know you’re not going to tell me to go ahead and do this, so I’m not sure why I’m
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writing, but I would appreciate any advice you can give me. — Don’t Want to Lose Him in the U.S.A. Dear Don’t Want to Lose Him: I’m glad you wrote. If you do what this boy is pushing you to do, you could be thrown out of school. He will not be able to resist the urge to show the pictures to his friends — and possibly put them on the Internet. It would be a huge invasion of privacy and a breach of trust, and regardless of what he says, it will NOT bring you closer together. If he truly cared about you, he would never ask you to
BY BERNICE BEDE OSOL • NEWSPAPER ENTERPRISE ASSOCIATION Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) — Brushing your responsibilities aside, thinking that you’ll take care of them later is likely to be a mistake. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) — Be complimentary if someone does something worthy of praise, even if this person never applauds anybody else’s work. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — This is one of those days when it will be much better to get straight to the point and down to the purpose at hand. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) — You’re likely to be pegged as being a phony if you try to use flattery in order to gain acceptance. Pisces (Feb. 20-March 20) — Do your best to keep a nosy friend out of your affairs, even if you suspect that this time s/he is just trying to be helpful. Aries (March 21-April 19) — Instead of trying to make someone over into an image of your creation, either accept this person for who s/he is, or find a new pal. Taurus (April 20-May 20) — Friends won’t take kindly to you trying to take total credit for something they collectively brought about. Gemini (May 21-June 20) — Don’t let the behavior of one individual take all the fun out of an involvement with friends. Put plenty of space between you and this person, relax and have a good time. Cancer (June 21-July 22) — Be careful not to allow yourself to change your mind in order to please someone, especially if you know your evaluation is based on experience while his/hers isn’t. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) — Do not treat small, insignificant details with distain when putting together a critical agreement with another. It’s usually these bits and pieces that become all important with time. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — If you’re smart, you’ll keep your mind on what is important and forgo wasting time on frivolous activities that are more likely to cost you money than make any. Work first, play later. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) — Relax, let your hair down and enjoy yourself in your spare time, but don’t do so at the expense of allowing overindulgence gain the upper hand. You’ll have a better time practicing moderation.
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BY DR. ROBERT WALLACE • NEWSPAPER ENTERPRISE ASSOCIATION Dr. Wallace: You seem to be quite intelligent, so I wonder why you still encourage teens to use abstinence as a sure-fire way to avoid the problems associated with teenage sexual activity. Maybe only a few teens were sexually active when you were a teen in Gary, Ind. (I looked up where you went to high school on your biography on the Internet), but this is 2010, and a huge percentage of today’s teens are sexually active. Instead of encouraging teens to practice abstinence, you should be promoting a safe-sex program and encouraging junior and senior high schools to distribute free condoms to all students who are sexually active or are planning to start a sexual relationship soon. I’m sure many parents would back this program. Hear me out before you consider me to be a stupid kook. Condoms are protection against unwanted pregnancies and unwanted sexually transmitted diseases. Of course, condoms are not 100 percent perfect, but they are much better than no protection at all. I’m aware that you are a former high school teacher, basketball coach and principal, and you know a lot about working with teens. I commend you for earning a doctorate’s degree in education. I enjoy your column and I am in concert with about 90 percent of your views. Now let me get back to the “before you consider me a stupid kook” part. I, too, have a doctorate’s degree in education and teach in the education department at a university in Massachusetts. Is it possible that I can convince you to change your mind on teenage sexual behavior from abstinence to condom protection? First, I don’t think you will print my e-mail. And next, I don’t think I will change your mind. — Teacher, Massachusetts. Teacher: Many times, readers — especially those who are learned scholars — can convince me to change my view on various topics. You were wrong about printing your e-mail. I enjoyed reading it. And you were right when you didn’t think I would change my mind. I might have an antiquated philosophy by encouraging teens to avoid sexual activity, but I do agree that if they are going to be sexually active, proper protection is a must! No exceptions accepted. It’s not the high school’s role to be distributing free condoms to their students. If parents want their teens to use condoms and promote safe sex, have parents hand them out to their teens — at home, free of charge. Thanks for your stimulating e-mail. It provided me the opportunity to reconfirm my view on premarital teenage sex. • Dr. Robert Wallace writes for Copley News Service. E-mail him at rwallace@Copley News Service.
do something that could get you into serious trouble. You could be accused of creating and distributing pornographic material, and there could be legal liability. The penalty you would pay isn’t worth the “interest” he’s showing in you. Run! Dear Abby: Two friends and I recently went on a trip together. While on the trip, one of them told me she knows how old I am because she looked it up online. My reply was that a friend would ask me for that kind of information, and if I didn’t want to reveal my age she would respect my wishes. Abby, I wonder about her reason for letting me know she was looking up information about me on the Internet. Am I wrong to be upset over it? Her response was that “everyone” does it, and because I was offended she will no longer speak to me. Did I overreact? — Ageless
Texan Dear Ageless Texan: (Or should I say “formerly” ageless?) If the subject of your age came up during the trip and you expressed reluctance to reveal yours, then what the woman did was one-up you. That she would then imply that you were “wrong” to feel invaded and to no longer speak to you is her attempt to blame you for your very normal reaction. That said, along with the “blessing” of the Internet has come the sobering reality that there are enormous amounts of information about all of us on it (some true, some not), and that anyone who is curious or nosy can mine it to his or her heart’s content — which is what happened to you. And no, you did not overreact. Dear Abby: My wife and I have had a long-standing disagreement. Her family leaves the price tags on all gifts. This has caused our children to
Getting two flu shots sometimes appropriate Dear Dr. Gott: We had the H1N1 flu shot at our doctor’s office earlier this year. Now we see H1N1 is in the flu shot for this coming season. Is it safe to take it again? Or should we try and get the single flu shot if possible? Dear Reader: To my knowledge, there is no single flu shot, so I believe it is appropriate for you to receive a seasonalflu injection. My reasoning is that seasonal flu covers different strains that you wouldn’t be immunized against if you didn’t have the 2010 injection. What you received earlier this year was specifically for H1N1. To be on the safe side and because I don’t know your age, allergies or health history, you should clear this with your primary-care physician before being immunized. The swine-flu pandemic began in April 2009 and took more than 18,000 lives worldwide, according to Fox News, which also reported the governments of North America and Europe dumped their vaccines after finding their shelves were full of unused serum and supplies that were about to expire. Conservative skeptics held back and simply didn’t get immunized. France also felt the threat of a pandemic was an overestimation. Germany ended up with 34 million doses of vaccine from manufacturers, with very little used. That said, the World Health Organization believes the 2009 H1N1 viruses will continue to spread in many parts of the world for years to come. The 2010 to 2011 seasonalinfluenza vaccine will protect against the H3N2 virus, influenza B virus and the 2009 H1N1 virus. Those who had H1N1 or the vaccine last year can safely receive the seasonal-flu vaccine this year. Dear Dr. Gott: It is definitely better for some vitamins and minerals to be taken with food at mealtimes, but other food supplements must be taken on an empty stomach. You can also take smaller amounts of some vitamins and minerals between meals, with water, and get a bigger punch from them. For me, it’s better to take mineral capsules, tablets or powders with lunch or supper than it is for breakfast, when my stomach enzymes aren’t strong enough to digest them well. The minerals give me a stomachache. Also, never take a multi-B vitamin before bedtime or you won’t get to sleep. See, it all depends! Dear Reader: You certainly appear to have done your homework. I could not find confirmation for some of your claims, such as multi-B at bedtime causing insomnia; however, each of us responds differently to medication, even over-the-counters. Remember that vitamins and minerals are essential nutrients, but the body typically only requires small amounts of them. Readers should speak with their
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physicians before beginning a regimen, because a well-balanced, nutritious diet rich in fresh fruits and vegetables will likely be all that is required to maintain good health. Furthermore, read labels to determine whether a medication or supplement should be taken with food or without, or in the morning or at bedtime.
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expect that I spend the same amount on them for Christmas and birthdays. I feel they have become materialistic and have lost the meaning behind the gifts. My family never left the price tags on, and I feel that doing so is tacky. What’s your opinion? — $$$ in Hammond, Ill. Dear $$$: I agree with you.
Leaving the price tag on a gift IS tacky.
• Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at www.Dear Abby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069.
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Haddad (FNMA) a certain Deed of Trust unto TRUSTEE'S NOTICE Robert Harrison-attorney at OF SALE law, Trustee for Pinnacle WHEREAS, on October 15, Mortgage Company, 2001, Helen H. Haddad, a Beneficiary, to secure an single person, executed a indebtedness therein Deed of Trust to T. Harris described, which Deed of Collier, III, as Trustee for Trust is recorded in the office Trustmark National Bank, of the Chancery Clerk of Beneficiary, which is Warren County, Mississippi recorded in the office of the in Book 1519 at Page 725 Chancery Clerk of Warren #220213; and County, MS, in Book 1279 WHEREAS, by various asPage 641; signments on record said WHEREAS, on September Deed of Trust was ultimately 20, 2010, Trustmark National assigned to GMAC Bank substituted Mark S. Mortgage, LLC by instrument Mayfield as Trustee, as recorded in the office of the recorded in Book 1514 Page aforesaid Chancery Clerk in 361; Book 1486 at Page 358 InWHEREAS, there being a strument #262428; and default in the terms and WHEREAS, on the 15th day conditions of the Deed of of October, 2008, the Holder Trust and the entire debt of said Deed of Trust substisecured having been tuted and appointed Emily declared to be due and Kaye Courteau as Trustee in payable in accordance with said Deed of Trust, by instru- its terms, Trustmark National ment recorded in the office of Bank, the holder of the debt the aforesaid Chancery Clerk has requested the Trustee to in Book 1486 at Page 359 In- execute the trust and sell strument #262429; and said land and property WHEREAS, default having pursuant to its terms in order been made in the payments to raise the sums due, with of the indebtedness secured attorney's and trustee's fees, by the said Deed of Trust, and expenses of sale; and the holder of said Deed NOW, THEREFORE, I, Mark of Trust, having requested S. Mayfield, Trustee for said the undersigned so to do, on Deed of Trust, will on the 17th day of November, November 17, 2010, offer for 2010, I will during the lawful sale at public outcry, and sell hours of between 11:00 a.m. within legal hours (being and 4:00 p.m., at public between the hours of 11:00 outcry, offer for sale and will A.M., and 4:00 P.M.), at the sell, at the west front door of west main door of the the Warren County Warren County Courthouse, Courthouse at Vicksburg, located in Vicksburg, MS, Mississippi, for cash to the to the highest and best highest bidder, the following bidder for cash, the following described land and property described property situated situated in Warren County, in Warren County, MS, Mississippi, to-wit: to-wit: Lot 50 of Enchanted Hills All of Lot 5 in Square 14 of Subdivision, Part 1, as the Resurvey of the Wharf & shown by plat of record in Land Company Resurvey, a Plat Book 1, at Page 44, of plat of said Resurvey being the Records in the Office of recorded in Deed Book 148 the Chancery Clerk of Warat Page 580 of said Land ren County, Mississippi. Records, and being the I will only convey such title same property conveyed by as is vested in me as Home Owners Loan Substitute Trustee. Corporation by deed dated WITNESS MY SIGNATURE, September 26, 1938, this 22nd day of October, appearing of record at Page 2010. 205 of Book 208 of said Emily Kaye Courteau Land Record. Substitute Trustee I will convey only such title 2309 Oliver Road as is vested in me, with no Monroe, LA 71201 express or implied (318) 330-9020 warranties. kej/F08-2939 WITNESS my signature this Publish: 10/27, 11/3, 11/10 October 27, 2010. (3t) /s/ MARK S. MAYFIELD MARK S. MAYFIELD, Trustee Mark S. Mayfield, PLLC, Riverhill Tower Building, 1675 Lakeland Dr., Suite 306, Jackson, MS 39216, Phone 601-948-3590, HYPERLINK "mailto:MayfieldAttys@aol.com" MayfieldAttys@aol.com Publish: 10/27, 11/3, 11/10 (3t)
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Trust and the entire debt Alcoholic BeverTEMPLETON, JR., secured having been age Control Laws, AND THE UNKNOWN declared to be due and HEIRS OF THOMAS Section 67-1-1, et payable in accordance with TEMPLETON, JR. its terms, Trustmark National Wednesday, November 10, 2010 seq., of the AND ANY AND ALL Bank, the holder of the debt PERSONS HAVING Mississippi Code has requested the Trustee to OR CLAIMING AN execute the trust and sell of 1972, INTEREST IN said land and property AND TO THE 9 its terms in order Annotated. If pursuant to The Clean you expect HEREINAFTER DEgranted such to raiseAcres the sums due, with SCRIBED PROPERTY The service you deserve attorney's and trustee's fees, permit, We DEFENDANTS and expenses of sale; NO. 10,2019-CO propose to NOW, THEREFORE, I, Mark IN THE COUNTY COURT SUMMONS S. Mayfield, Trustee for said operate as a corOF WARREN COUNTY, (Service by Publication) Deed of Trust, will on TO: Willie Mae Templeton or poration under the MISSISSIPPI November 17, 2010, offer for REBUILD AMERICA, INC. the unknown heirs of Willie sale at public outcry, and sell trade name of PLAINTIFF Mae Templeton within legal hours (being VS. Irish Templeton Jackson, or Holiday Inn locatbetween the hours of 11:00 MAY TEMPLETON, the unknown heirs • Carpet/Oriental/ • Ceramic Tileof&Irish ed at 115 Cypress WILLIE A.M., and 4:00 P.M.), at the THE UNKNOWN HEIRS Templeton Jackson west main door of the Rug Cleaning Grout Cleaning Centre Blvd. OFArea WILLIE MAY Edward Mazique Templeton Warren County Built by theCourthouse, owner contractor himself everyof detail TEMPLETON, IRISH Edwards, the unknown • Furniture/Drapery • HouseorCleaning Vicksburg located in Vicksburg, MS, TEMPLETON JACKSON, heirs of Edward Mazique washighest carefully out down to the precise house to the andthought best • Carpet & Fabric • Clean & Wax Warren The name THE UNKNOWN HEIRS OF Templeton Edwards, sitefor leaving mature trees to accent this beautiful bidder cash, the following IRISH TEMPLETON Margaret Templeton (s), title(s) and Protection Wood & Vinyl Floors described property situated setting. The landscaped grounds, inviting front porch Edwards, or the unknown in Warren County, MS, address(es) of the JACKSON. EDWARD MAZIQUE heirs of Margaret Templeton along with the spacious family home creates to-wit: TEMPLETON EDWARDS, Edwards, owner(s)/ to come. All of Lot 5 inmemories Square 14for of generations UNKNOWN Thomas Templeton, Jr., or partners/corporate THE the Resurvey of the Wharf & HEIRS OF EDWARD the unknown heirs of 601-636-5947 601-415-4114 Land Company Resurvey, a or officer(s) and/or MAZIQUE TEMPLETON Thomas Templeton, Jr. plat of said Resurvey being EDWARDS, AND ANY AND ALL majority stockrecorded in Deed Book 148 MARGARET TEMPLETON PERSONS HAVING OR at Page 580 of said Land holder(s)/ member HESTER, THE UNKNOWN CLAIMING AN INTEREST Records, email@example.com being the HEIRS OF IN AND TO THE HERE(s)/ trustee of the same property conveyed by MARGARET TEMPLETON INAFTER DESCRIBED Home Owners Loan above named HESTER, THOMAS PROPERTY. Corporation by deed dated TEMPLETON, JR., Lots 10 PT & 11 PT, Plat business are: September 26, 1938, AND THE UNKNOWN Book 116 Page 4 and 116 Amrat Patel, B.V. appearing of record at Page HEIRS OF THOMAS Page 5, 205 of Book 208 of said Patel. If any TEMPLETON, JR. Block 03, Section 12, Land Record. AND ANY AND ALL Township 16, Range 03 person wishes to I will convey only such title PERSONS HAVING WB I Page 12 Filed on June as is vested in me, with no request a hearing OR CLAIMING AN 18, 1973 express or implied INTEREST IN Vicksburg Proper to object to the warranties. AND TO THE Parcel Number 094D WITNESS my signature this issuance of this HEREINAFTER DE001003009400, PPIN 19678 October 27, 2010. SCRIBED PROPERTY permit a request More particularly described /s/ MARK S. MAYFIELD DEFENDANTS as follows: for a hearing must NO. 10,2019-CO MARK S. MAYFIELD, Beginning at the Southwest Trustee be made in writing SUMMONS corner of that certain Mark S. Mayfield, PLLC, (Service by Publication) property conveyed to Jenny and received by Riverhill Tower Building, TO: Willie Mae Templeton or Barber Witty by Mary B. 1675 Lakeland Dr., Suite the Department of the unknown heirs of Willie Simrall by Deed bearing date 306, Jackson, MS 39216, Mae Templeton of October 10, 1963 and of Revenue within Phone 601-948-3590, HYIrish Templeton Jackson, or record in Deed Book 384 at (15) fifteen days PERLINK "mailto:MayfieldAtthe unknown heirs of Irish page 389 of the Land firstname.lastname@example.org" MayfieldAtfrom the first date Templeton Jackson Records in the Office of the email@example.com Edward Mazique Templeton Clerk of the Chancery Court this notice was Publish: 10/27, 11/3, 11/10 Edwards, or the unknown of said County, run thence (3t) published. Reheirs of Edward Mazique North 73.75 feet; run thence Templeton Edwards, West 54.66 feet; run thence quests shall be Margaret Templeton South 73.75 feet to First East We, the officers of sent to: Edwards, or the unknown Street; tun thence East, heirs of Margaret Templeton along the North right of way Chief Counsel, Saraswati Corp Edwards, line of First East Street, Legal Division intend to make Thomas Templeton, Jr., or 54.66 feet to the point of the unknown heirs of beginning, and being the application for: an Department of Thomas Templeton, Jr. same property shown on that Revenue On-Premise AND ANY AND ALL certain plat attached to the P.O. Box 22828 Retailer permit PERSONS HAVING OR aforesaid Deed from Mary B. CLAIMING AN INTEREST Simrall to Jenny Barber as provided for by Jackson, MS IN AND TO THE HEREWitty. 39225 the Local Option INAFTER DESCRIBED each of whose present PROPERTY. residence and address is Date of First Alcoholic BeverLots 10 PT & 11 PT, Plat unknown. You have been age Control Laws, Publication: Book 116 Page 4 and 116 made Defendant in the 11/09/10 Page 5, lawsuit filed in this Court by Section 67-1-1, et Block 03, Section 12, Rebuild America, Inc., This the 5th day seq., of the Township 16, Range 03 Plaintiff, whose address is of November, Mississippi Code WB I Page 12 Filed on June 940 Centre Circle, Suite 18, 1973 2005, Altamonte Springs, 2010. of 1972, Vicksburg Proper FL 32714. Publish: 11/9, Annotated. If Parcel Number 094D The Complaint filed against 001003009400, PPIN 19678 11/10(2t) you has initiated a civil action granted such More particularly described seeking the confirmation of permit, We as follows: title to the above described Beginning at the Southwest propose to property. Defendants other IN THE COUNTY COURT corner of that certain than you in this action are: OF WARREN COUNTY, operate as a corproperty conveyed to Jenny None. MISSISSIPPI poration under the REBUILD AMERICA, INC. Barber Witty by Mary B. You are required to mail or Simrall by Deed bearing date hand deliver a written PLAINTIFF trade name of of October 10, 1963 and of response to the Complaint VS. Holiday Inn locatrecord in Deed Book 384 at filed against you in this WILLIE MAY TEMPLETON, page 389 of the Land action to William M. Bost, Jr., ed at 115 Cypress THE UNKNOWN HEIRS Records in the Office of the Attorney for Plaintiff, whose OF WILLIE MAY Centre Blvd. Clerk of the Chancery Court post office address is 1221 TEMPLETON, IRISH of said County, run thence Vicksburg of Grove Street, Vicksburg, MS TEMPLETON JACKSON, North 73.75 feet; run thence 39183. THE UNKNOWN HEIRS OF Warren The name West 54.66 feet; run thence YOUR RESPONSE MUST IRISH TEMPLETON (s), title(s) and South 73.75 feet to First East BE MAILED OR JACKSON. Street; tun thence East, DELIVERED NOT LATER EDWARD MAZIQUE address(es) of the along the North right of way THAN THIRTY DAYS TEMPLETON EDWARDS, owner(s)/ line of First East Street, AFTER THE 3RD DAY OF THE UNKNOWN 54.66 feet to the point of NOVEMBER 2010 WHICH partners/corporate HEIRS OF EDWARD beginning, and being the IS THE DATE OF THE MAZIQUE TEMPLETON officer(s) and/or same property shown on that FIRST PUBLICATION OF EDWARDS, certain plat attached to the majority stockTHIS SUMMONS. IF YOUR MARGARET TEMPLETON aforesaid Deed from Mary B. RESPONSE IS NOT SO holder(s)/ member HESTER, THE UNKNOWN Simrall to Jenny Barber MAILED OR DELIVERED, A HEIRS OF (s)/ trustee of the Witty. JUDGMENT BY DEFAULT MARGARET TEMPLETON each of whose present WILL BE ENTERED HESTER, THOMAS above named residence and address is AGAINST 60 SHADY LAWN YOU FOR THE TEMPLETON, JR., business are: unknown. You have been MONEY OR OTHER AND THE UNKNOWN made Defendant in the PLACE RELIEF DEMANDED IN Amrat Patel, B.V. HEIRS OF THOMAS lawsuit filed in this Court by THE COMPLAINT. TEMPLETON, JR. Patel. If any Rebuild America, Inc., You must also file the AND ANY AND ALL person wishes to Plaintiff, whose address is original of your Response PERSONS HAVING 940 Centre Circle, Suite with the Clerk of this Court OR CLAIMING AN request a hearing 2005, Altamonte Springs, within a reasonable time INTEREST IN to object to the FL 32714. afterward. AND TO THE The Complaint filed against Issued under my hand and HEREINAFTER DEissuance of this you has initiated a civil action the seal of said Court, this SCRIBED PROPERTY permit a request seeking the confirmation of the 28th day of October DEFENDANTS title to the above described 2010. for a hearing must NO. 10,2019-CO property. Defendants other SHELLEY PALMERTREE be made in writing SUMMONS than you in this action are: ASHLEY (Service by Publication) and received by None. WARREN COUNTY TO: Willie Mae Templeton or You are required to mail or CIRCUIT CLERK the Department of the unknown heirs of Willie hand deliver a written BY: /s/ Kelly Stevens D.C. Mae Templeton Revenue within response to the Complaint Publish: 11/3, 11/10, 11/17 Irish Templeton Jackson, or filed (3t) • against Glass you in this • Construction the unknown heirs of Irish (15) fifteen days action to William M. Bost, Jr., Jackson from the first date Templeton Attorney for Plaintiff, whose Edward Mazique Templeton post office address is 1221 this notice was Edwards, or the unknown Grove Street, Vicksburg, MS heirs of Edward Mazique published. ReCONSTRUCTION 39183. Templeton Edwards, QualityRESPONSE Service at Competitive Prices quests shall be YOUR MUST New Homes Margaret Templeton #1 Windshield Repair & Replacement BE MAILED OR Edwards, or the unknown Framing, Remodeling, sent to: DELIVERED NOT •LATER Vans • Cars Trucks heirs of Margaret Templeton Cabinets, Flooring, Chief Counsel, THAN THIRTY DAYS •Insurance Claims Welcome• Edwards, Roofing & Vinyl Siding AFTER THE 3RD DAY OF Legal Division Thomas Templeton, Jr., or State Licensed & Bonded AUTO • HOME BUSINESS NOVEMBER 2010• WHICH the unknown heirs of Department of IS Jason THE DATE THE BarnesOF • 601-661-0900 Jon Ross 601-638-7932 Thomas Templeton, Jr. FIRST PUBLICATION OF Revenue AND ANY AND ALL THIS SUMMONS. &IF YOUR PERSONS HAVING OR • Bulldozer P.O. Box 22828 • Mobile Lawn Care Home RESPONSE IS NOT SO CLAIMING AN INTEREST Construction Services Jackson, MS MAILED OR DELIVERED, A IN AND TO THE HEREJUDGMENT BY DEFAULT INAFTER DESCRIBED 39225 WILL BE ENTERED Magnolia Mobile Home Parts PROPERTY. Date of First AGAINST YOU FOR CO., THE INC. CONSTRUCTION Lots 10 PT & 11 PT, Plat 601-634-6579 MONEY601-636-4813 OR OTHER Publication: Book 116 Page 4 and 116 • Skirting • Set up Supplies RELIEF DEMANDED IN Page 5, State Board of Contractors 11/09/10 • Tubs, Faucets • Vinyl Siding THE COMPLAINT. Block 03, Section 12, Approved Bonded • Carpet, Tile • Roof Sealant You must also file&the This the 5th day Township 16, Range 03 • Air Conditioners original of your WB I Page 12 Filed on June of November, Haul Clay,Response Gravel, Dirt, with the Clerk of this Court • Doors & Windows 18, 1973 Rock & Sand 2010. within a reasonable time “If we don’t have it, we’ll get it.” Vicksburg Proper All Types of Dozer Work afterward. Parcel Number 094D Publish: 11/9, • Demolition Land Clearing Issued under my hand and 001003009400, PPIN 19678 11/10(2t) Development the seal Site of said Court, this More particularly described the 28th day of October & Preparation Excavation as follows: 2010. Beginning at the Southwest Crane Rental • Mud Jacking SHELLEY PALMERTREE corner of that certain ASHLEY property conveyed to Jenny • HandyMan Lawn Care WARREN COUNTY Barber Witty by Mary B. Services CIRCUIT CLERK Simrall by Deed bearing date BY: /s/ Kelly Stevens D.C. of October 10, 1963 and of Publish: 11/3, 11/10, 11/17 IVER ITY ANDYMAN record in Deed Book 384 at (3t) Joe Rangel - Owner page 389 of the Land Records in the Office of the 601.636.7843 • 601.529.5400 Clerk of the Chancery Court We’re not satisfied until You of said County, run thence are. Call today for your North 73.75 feet; run thence Free Estimate! West 54.66 feet; run thence South 73.75 feet to First East Street; tun thence East, along the North right of way line of First East Street, 54.66 feet to the point of beginning, and being the same property shown on that certain plat attached to the aforesaid Deed from Mary B. Simrall to Jenny Barber Witty. each of whose present residence and address is unknown. You have been made Defendant in the lawsuit filed in this Court by Rebuild America, Inc., Plaintiff, whose address is 940 Centre Circle, Suite 2005, Altamonte Springs, FL 32714. The Complaint filed against you has initiated a civil action seeking the confirmation of title to the above described property. Defendants other than you in this action are: None. You are required to mail or hand deliver a written response to the Complaint filed against you in this action to William M. Bost, Jr., Attorney for Plaintiff, whose post office address is 1221 Grove Street, Vicksburg, MS 39183. YOUR RESPONSE MUST BE MAILED OR DELIVERED NOT LATER THAN THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE 3RD DAY OF NOVEMBER 2010 WHICH IS THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS SUMMONS. IF YOUR RESPONSE IS NOT SO MAILED OR DELIVERED, A JUDGMENT BY DEFAULT WILL BE ENTERED AGAINST YOU FOR THE
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unknown. You have been Lots 10 PT & 11 PT, Plat made Defendant in the Book 116 Page 4 and 116 lawsuit filed in this Court by Page 5, Rebuild America, Inc., Block 03, Section 12, Plaintiff, whose address isC7 Township 16, Range 03 940 Centre Circle, Suite WB I Page 12 Filed on June 2005, Altamonte Springs, 18, 1973 1816 Vicklan FL 32714. Vicksburg Proper The Complaint filed against Parcel Number 094D you has initiated a civil action 001003009400, PPIN 19678 seeking the confirmation of More particularly described title to the above described as follows: property. Defendants other Beginning at the Southwest than you in this action are: corner of that certain None. property conveyed to Jenny You are required to mail or Barber Witty by Mary B. Simrall by Deed bearing date hand deliver a written response to the Complaint of October 10, 1963 and of filed against you in this record in Deed Book 384 at What a wonderful starteraction hometoorWilliam investment M. Bost, Jr., page 389 of the Land Attorney Plaintiff, property! cute in for a quaint in whose town Records in theThis Office of home the located post office address is 1221 Clerksubdivision of the Chancery Court features hardwood floors, oak kitchen Grove Street, Vicksburg, of saidcabinets, County, run thence and much more. Owner will consider MS 39183. North 73.75 feet; run thenceoffers! YOUR RESPONSE MUST West 54.66 feet; run thence South 73.75 feet to First East BE MAILED OR DELIVERED NOT LATER Street; tun thence East, THAN THIRTY DAYS along the North right of way 601-636-5947 AFTER THE 3RD DAY OF line of First East Street, NOVEMBER 2010 WHICH 54.66 feet to the point of 601-415-4114 IS THE DATE OF THE beginning, and being the same property shown on that FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS SUMMONS. IF YOUR certain plat attached to the RESPONSE IS NOT SO aforesaid Deed from Mary B. MAILED OR DELIVERED, A Simrall to Jenny Barber firstname.lastname@example.org JUDGMENT BY DEFAULT Witty. WILL BE ENTERED each of whose present AGAINST YOU FOR THE residence and address is MONEY OR OTHER unknown. You have been RELIEF DEMANDED IN made Defendant in the THE COMPLAINT. lawsuit filed in this Court by You must also file the Rebuild America, Inc., original of your Response Plaintiff, whose address is with the Clerk of this Court 940 Centre Circle, Suite within a reasonable time 2005, Altamonte Springs, afterward. FL 32714. Issued under my hand and The Complaint filed against you has initiated a civil action the seal of said Court, this the 28th day of October seeking the confirmation of 2010. title to the above described SHELLEY PALMERTREE property. Defendants other ASHLEY than you in this action are: WARREN COUNTY None. CIRCUIT CLERK You are required to mail or BY: /s/ Kelly Stevens D.C. hand deliver a written Publish: 11/3, 11/10, 11/17 response to the Complaint (3t) filed against you in this action to William M. Bost, Jr., Attorney for Plaintiff, whose post office address is 1221 Grove Street, Vicksburg, MS 39183. YOUR RESPONSE MUST BE MAILED OR DELIVERED NOT LATER THAN THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE 3RD DAY OF NOVEMBER 2010 WHICH Check our listings to IS THE DATE OF THE find FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS SUMMONS. IF YOUR the help you need... RESPONSE IS NOT SO • Contractors MAILED OR DELIVERED, A JUDGMENT BY DEFAULT • Electricians WILL BE ENTERED • Roofers AGAINST YOU FOR THE MONEY OR OTHER • Plumbers RELIEF DEMANDED IN THE COMPLAINT. • Landscapers You must also file the original of your Response with the Clerk of this Court within a reasonable time afterward. Issued under my hand and the seal of said Court, this the 28th day of October 2010. SHELLEY PALMERTREE ASHLEY Applicants must have a Bachelor Degree or higher WARREN COUNTY in Business Administration, Management, Public CIRCUIT CLERK BY: /s/ Kelly Health orStevens relatedD.C. field. Five (5) years Executive Publish: 11/3, 11/10, 11/17 (3t)Management in Health Care Administratration.
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24. Business Services Great Expectations Remodeling and Flooring 769-203-9023 I CLEAN HOUSES! 35 years experience, days only. Call 601-831-6052 days or 601-631-2482, nights.
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29. Unfurnished Apartments
31. Mobile Homes For Rent
3 APARTMENTS FOR rent. 1/ 2 bedrooms $200 security deposit. 601-2183835, 601-661-8999.
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MEADOWBROOK PROPERTIES. 2 or 3 bedroom mobile homes, south county. Deposit required. 601-619-9789.
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501 Fairways Drive Vicksburg
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31. Mobile Homes For Rent
1911 Mission 66 Suite B-Apprx. 2450 sq. ft. Office or Retail! Great Location! Easy Access!
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318-322-4000 MODERN DOWNTOWN OFFICE. 600 square feet, kitchenette, restroom, shower, WIFI, parking. $450 month. 601-529-6093.
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4305 WOODSIDE DRIVE. $146,000, Vicksburg, MS. Enjoy this nice 3 br/2 ba home on lake. Fenced backyard, central heat/air, sunroom, refrigerator, stove & fireplace. Desirable area in south Warren County. 1620 sq. ft with no wasted space. For more details, please call Tommy @ 601-218-4629, 601-218-0911.
11. Business Opportunities
11. Business Opportunities
16x80, 4 bedroom, 2 full baths. County, carport, storage shed, covered porches. $600 monthly. 601-618-0962.
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106 LINDA DRIVE, Warrenton Lakes. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, pool. $1100 monthly. 601- 529-4791.
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33. Commercial Property
2 HOUSES ON EAGLE LAKE. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, furnished, pier, on lake. $1050 to $1250 monthly, deposit, references, lease required. 601-218-5348.
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$700 MONTHLY , $700 deposit Section 8 ok, 3 bedroom, 1Â˝ bath, central heat/ air. 220 First Avenue. 601272-4564.
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1, 2 AND 3 BEDROOM APARTMENTS, downtown. $400 to $650 monthly, deposit required. 601-638-1746.
Bienville Apartments The Park Residences at Bienville
VAN GUARD APARTMENTS, 2 BEDROOM TOWNHOUSES with washer and dryer hookup, $500 monthly, $300 deposit, $30 application fee. 601-631-0805.
2 BEDROOM, 2 bath. Off Washington Street. $650 monthly, deposit/ references/ application. Gas stove, refrigerator. No Section 8. 504-439-4396.
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1 BEDROOM. FURNISHED, with utilities, washer/ dryer, wireless internet, cable, garage. $200 weekly. 601-638-1746.
TAKING APPLICATIONS ON 2, 3 and 4 bedroom. $200 deposit on each. Refrigerator and stove furnished. 601-634-8290.
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26. For Rent Or Lease
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821 Speed Street Newly remodeled apartment with 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, large living room, dining room, kitchen with breakfast bar $425 monthly (water included) 601-619-6800
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34. Houses For Sale
34. Houses For Sale
3350 Eagle Lake Shore, Cute cabin, all cypress interior,vaulted ceilings, corian countertops, stainless steel kitchen, hardwood floors thru out, pier, screened porch, metal roof, 5 years old. $165,000 Bette Paul-Warner McMillin Real Estate 601-218-1800 www.Lakehouse.com
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39. Motorcycles, Bicycles 1997 KAWASAKI KX100 Dirt Bike, green/ white, good condition, $675. 601619-6856.
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40. Cars & Trucks 1999 CHEVROLET Z-71 4X4 Crew cab pick-up. $3500, will negotiate. 601630-7100, 601-630-7101.
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SPORTS We dn e sday, No v e mbe r 10, 2010 • SEC TI O N D
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Swinford sets letter jacket policy St. Aloysius soccer begins rebuilding By Ernest Bowker firstname.lastname@example.org
Auburn stands by Cam Newton Tiger coach Gene Chizik defends star quarterback. Story/D3
Athletes at Vicksburg High and Warren Central will be allowed to wear their letterman’s jacket to functions at the opposing school under a new school district policy announced Tuesday. Vicksburg Warren School District superintendent Elizabeth Duran Swinford said the new policy, which replaces separate standards at each school, is intended to foster a spirit of unity among the two schools. “One of the things I’m trying to bring up is a strong sense of community. We are one school district, with one superintendent, one community. The fact we have two high schools doesn’t change
that,” Swinford said. “We have to allow family and friends to visit each other and celebrate with each other.” Dr. Elizabeth The issue Duran Swinford came to the forefront last week, when two Vicksburg High basketball players were turned away from Warren Central’s “Meet the Vikings” event. Swinford said the players were denied entry because they were wearing their VHS letterman’s jacket, which violates Warren Central’s dress code for school functions. Vicksburg High had a separate policy that allowed students from other schools
to wear their colors while attending its “Meet the Gators” pep rallies. Swinford said Warren Central’s policy was an old one originally intended to avoid confrontations between students at opposing schools. It had carried over through the years and rarely been broached. Warren Central’s policy did not extend to actual sporting events or public functions like plays and band competitions, just school-specific functions like “Meet the Vikings.” “It’s one of those unspoken rules that nobody realizes until it’s challenged,” Swinford said. On Tuesday, Swinford met
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By Ernest Bowker email@example.com Coming off the best season in the program’s history, the St. Aloysius Lady Flashes have wiped the slate clean for this go-round. Gone are nine seniors that led the team to the Class 1A-2A-3A semifinals last January. So is coach Keiko Booth, who resigned to focus on her teaching duties. Replacing them are a horde of young players and a firsttime coach that will both learn the ropes as they go along. “We graduated nine and they only had 15. I think I have four starters coming
injuries plague vikings Masoli still is hurting
Schedule PREP BASKETBALL St. Al hosts Hillcrest Thursday, 6 p.m.
On TV 6 p.m. ESPN - It’s an early-season NBA doubleheader, with the Utah Jazz taking on the Orlando Magic in the opener and the Los Angeles Clippers battling the San Antonio Spurs in the nightcap.
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JSU reprimands Rick Comegy
JACKSON (AP) — Jackson State University has formally reprimanded head football coach Rick Comegy for it called inappropriate comments after Saturday’s 32-30 loss to Alabama State University in Montgomery. Immediately following the game, Comegy told the JSU radio broadcast in a live interview: “They (expletive) cheated.” JSU athletics director Bob Braddy said in a statement Tuesday that the school does not approve of “such unsportsmanlike behavior.” The school said Comegy later apologized for his remarks during interviews.
LOTTERY La. Pick 3: 6-7-5 La. Pick 4: 9-5-1-8 Weekly results: D2
St. Aloysius rosters, schedule back,” new coach Suzie Channell said. “They’re new, I’m new. We’re going to learn this together.” Although it’s her first coaching job, Channell does have a soccer background. She played for four years in high school at Warren Central. Before taking over as St. Al’s coach, she spent six years as an athletic trainer for WC and St. Al — a job she See St. Al, Page D4.
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WC hosts Terry Thursday, 5:30 p.m.
Gators clamp down in win
Star quarterback’s status is up in the air for Rebels at Tennessee Saturday. Story/D3
Vicksburg basketball player had 31 points, 11 rebounds and four blocks in a 70-44 win over Wingfield Tuesday.
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Warren Central’s Beau Wallace, right, tries to tackle Clinton’s Keonté Harper earlier this season. The Vikings finished 2-9 and were tied for last place with Murrah in the final Region 2-6A standings.
WC struggles don’t sit well By Jeff Byrd email@example.com GRENADA — It will be a long off-season for Warren Central’s first-year coach Josh Morgan. The Vikings wrapped up one of the most disappointing seasons in a generation with Friday’s 15-10 loss at Grenada. Warren Central finished 2-9 and 1-6 in Region 2-6A play, putting it in a tie for last place with Murrah, which won one game this season. WC’s lone region win came at Murrah, 14-13. The end result does not sit well with the younger Morgan, who grew up in the Warren Central program as his dad, Robert, led the Vikings to a pair of state titles in 1988 and 1994. Following the Grenada loss, Morgan knows two areas he must address when the Viking underclassmen met for the first time in the offseason. “The two things that stick out that we must address is toughness and spirit,” Morgan said. “We were just not physical enough.
prep football We lacked toughness. We also lacked a certain spirit at times — a lack of desire. From now until we start spring practice, we’re going to look at everything.” The bad news for the Vikings is that they will lose their two biggest playmakers, senior quarterback Beau Wallace and wide receiver Malcolm Grant. Grant came just two receptions from tying the Warren Central single-season receiving record of 43 catches held by Cordell Valentine, who just finished his sophomore season at Hinds Community College. Grant had four catches for 142 yards and one score against Grenada and finished the season with 40 catches for 766 yards and five touchdowns this season. Grant might have gotten the record, but tight coverage from Grenada’s Cedric Tillman didn’t allow it. “That No. 4 (Tillman) played some pretty good coverage,” Grant said. “He stuck
Vikings at a glance Record: 2-9 Points per game: 11.6 Points allowed per game: 23.9 High point: A 14-13 comefrom-behind win over Murrah Standout: Senior wide receiver Malcolm Grant caught 40 passes for 766 yards and five touchdowns
with me.” Grant’s last big moment in a Viking uniform came with three minutes left, when he broke out from a screen pass for a 65-yard touchdown that made it 15-10. “We ran a little pop screen,” Grant said. “It took a while to get some going.” The touchdown was Wallace’s sixth of the season. He finished with 1,223 yards passing, the highest singleseason total in six years. That is a problem considering Warren Central is known for its strong running game. Against Grenada, the
Vikings had anemic 50 yards on 24 carries. A lot of that was due to playing without fullback Austin Roberts, who was out with a high ankle sprain. Injuries plagued the Warren Central running game all season. Shon Jackson went down with a second knee injury in mid-season. The lack of a consistent running game is another area that Morgan must address. Even the pass-happy catching Grant, thinks so. “We need to be a more balanced offense,” Grant said. “I think our defense has a chance to be real good next year. We just need more balanced on offense.” Morgan says the offensive issues will be addressed. “We’re going to need to sit and take this one in,” Morgan said. “It’s been a disappointing season, to say the least. It seemed like we had missed opportunities all season. Tonight, we had two golden chances to start the game and instead turned it over twice in the red zone. That stuff has been contagious to us this year. We’ve got a lot to address.”
JACKSON — The jury is still out whether this will be the best defensive team in Gators coach Dellie C. Robinson’s 19-year tenure at Vicksburg High. On Tuesday night at Wingfield’s gym, the Gators (2-0) were quite good. They embarrassed the Falcons, who finished 30-1 last year and were ranked No. 1 for most of the regular season, 70-44. The Falcons (0-1) had no answers for the Gators’ suffocating, half-court man-to-man defense. “My team in 2003 was probably my best defensive team,” Robinson said of his state championship club led by D.J. Jones. “This group can be that good. There was no doubt, it was an outstanding defensive job for 28 minutes. We got tired at the end, but until then, it was super.” Wingfield trailed by 34 points going into the fourth quarter. Through three quarters, the Falcons made just 11 of 43 shots. And with every miss, the Gators were able to block out and get the rebound. The Gators’ front court of South Alabama signee Mychal Ammons and cat-quick forwards Josh Gaskin and Kienta Ross all had double-digit rebounding games. “We’ve made a lot of improvement on defense because we play well together,” said Ammons, who finished with 31 points, 11 rebounds and four blocked shots. “Kienta and Josh can cover so much ground it makes it easy for me to take chances.” That’s the plan, said Gaskin. “We want Mike to have an easy night,” Gaskin said. “The defense was good tonight. It’s not perSee Gators, Page D4.
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BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS COLLEGE FOOTBALL 6 p.m. ESPN2 - Miami (Ohio) at Bowling Green GOLF 8 p.m. TGC - PGA Tour Australasia, JBWere Masters NBA 6 p.m. ESPN - Utah at Orlando 8:30 p.m. ESPN - L.A. Clippers at San Antonio
from staff & AP reports
prep Soccer Vicksburg beats defending champs Vicksburg’s defense suffocated defending Class 5A championship Ridgeland and Daniel Sluis assisted on Kyle Davidson’s goal as the Gators earned a win on the road. “We played very well defensively,” Vicksburg coach Jason Bennett said. “It’s a great win to start our season.”
prep basketball Warren Central rolls over host Natchez Koury Davis scored a game-high 29 points to pace Warren Central to a 77-39 rout of Natchez on the road on Tuesday. Jeremy Harper added 14 points and Gerald Glass chipped in 10.
NFL NFL issues guide on illegal hit rules NEW YORK — The NFL wants everyone to know what it told players months ago about illegal hits and how the disciplinary process works. The league released an 11-page guide that details some rules and includes black-and-white drawings of players delivering hits that aren’t allowed.
MLB Ichiro wins 10th straight Gold Glove NEW YORK — Ichiro Suzuki won his 10th straight Gold Glove, tying the AL record for Gold Gloves by an outfielder shared by Ken Griffey Jr. and Al Kaline. The overall record for outfielders is held by Willie Mays and Roberto Clemente with 12 each. Other AL winners were pitcher Mark Buehrle; shortstop Derek Jeter, first baseman Mark Teixeira and second baseman Robinson Cano of the New York Yankees; third baseman Evan Longoria and outfielder Carl Crawford of the Tampa Bay Rays; Minnesota catcher Joe Mauer; and Seattle outfielder Franklin Gutierrez. The NL awards will be announced today.
NBA Players reject big pay cut ATLANTA — Atlanta Hawks veteran Maurice Evans said NBA players aren’t buying Commissioner David Stern’s recent call for a onethird reduction in players’ salaries. Stern said last month the league wants player costs to drop $750-800 million.
BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Nov. 10 1984 — Wyoming’s Kevin Lowe rushes for 302 yards, and Rick Wegher of South Dakota State rushes for 231 to set an NCAA record for most yards gained by two opposing players. Wyoming wins 45-29. 1984 — Maryland completes the biggest comeback in NCAA history, overcoming a 31-0 halftime deficit to beat Miami 42-40 in the Orange Bowl. Led by backup quarterback Frank Reich, the Terrapins score on six consecutive drives in the second half and stop Hurricane running back Melvin Bratton’s two-point conversion attempt on the goal line late in the fourth quarter. 1990 — The Phoenix Suns shatter the NBA record with 107 points in the first half of a 173-143 victory over the Denver Nuggets. 2001 — San Jose State beats Nevada 64-45, setting an NCAA single-game record for total offense with 1,640 yards. San Jose State has 849 yards to Nevada’s 791, eclipsing the previous record of 1,563 yards set by Houston and TCU on Nov. 3, 1990.
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SCOREBOARD college football Top 25 Schedule
Friday’s Game No. 4 Boise St. at Idaho, 8 p.m. Saturday’s Games No. 1 Oregon at California, 6:30 p.m. No. 2 Auburn vs. Georgia, 2:30 p.m. No. 3 TCU vs. San Diego St., 3 p.m. No. 5 LSU vs. Louisiana-Monroe, 6 p.m. No. 6 Wisconsin vs. Indiana, 11 a.m. No. 7 Stanford at Arizona St., 6:30 p.m. No. 8 Ohio St. vs. Penn St., 2:30 p.m. No. 9 Nebraska vs. Kansas, 6 p.m. No. 11 Alabama vs. No. 17 Miss. St., 6:15 p.m. No. 12 Oklahoma St. at Texas, 7 p.m. No. 13 Iowa at Northwestern, 11 a.m. No. 14 Arkansas vs. UTEP, 6 p.m. No. 15 Utah at Notre Dame, 1:30 p.m. No. 16 Virginia Tech at North Carolina, 2:30 p.m. No. 18 Arizona vs. Southern Cal, 7 p.m. No. 19 Oklahoma vs. Texas Tech, 1:30 p.m. No. 20 Missouri vs. Kansas St., 11:30 a.m. No. 21 Nevada at Fresno St., 9:30 p.m. No. 22 S. Carolina at No. 25 Florida, 6:15 p.m. No. 23 Texas A&M at Baylor, 6 p.m. No. 25 UCF vs. Southern Miss, 11 a.m.
Conference All Games W L W L Auburn...........................6 0 10 0 LSU................................5 1 8 1 Alabama........................4 2 7 2 Arkansas........................4 2 7 2 Mississippi St..............3 2 7 2 Ole Miss.......................1 4 4 5 Saturday’s Games Ole Miss at Tennessee, 11 a.m. Vanderbilt at Kentucky, 11:21 a.m. Georgia at Auburn, 2:30 p.m. Louisiana-Monroe at LSU, 6 p.m. UTEP at Arkansas, 6 p.m. Mississippi St. at Alabama, 6:15 p.m. South Carolina at Florida, 6:15 p.m.
All Games W L 7 2 5 4 6 3 3 6 3 6 1 8
Conference W L Houston.........................4 2 SMU...............................4 2 Tulsa..............................3 2 UTEP.............................3 4 Tulane............................1 4 Rice...............................1 4
All Games W L 5 4 5 5 6 3 6 4 3 6 2 7
Thursday’s Game East Carolina at UAB, 7 p.m. Saturday’s Games Southern Miss at UCF, 11 a.m. Memphis at Marshall, 2 p.m. Rice at Tulane, 2:30 p.m. UTEP at Arkansas, 6 p.m. Tulsa at Houston, 7 p.m.
AMERICAN CONFERENCE W N.Y. Jets............. 6 New England...... 6 Miami.................. 4 Buffalo................ 0 W Tennessee.......... 5 Indianapolis........ 5 Jacksonville........ 4 Houston.............. 4 W Baltimore............ 6 Pittsburgh........... 6 Cleveland............ 3 Cincinnati............ 2
L 2 2 4 8
T 0 0 0 0
South L 3 3 4 4
T 0 0 0 0
North L 2 2 5 6
T 0 0 0 0
West L 3 4 5 6
T 0 0 0 0
W Atlanta................ 6 New Orleans...... 6 Tampa Bay......... 5 Carolina.............. 1 W Green Bay.......... 6 Chicago.............. 5 Minnesota........... 3 Detroit................. 2 W St. Louis............. 4 Seattle................ 4 Arizona............... 3 San Francisco.... 2
L 2 3 4 7
T 0 0 0 0
South L 2 3 3 7
T 0 0 0 0
North L 3 3 5 6
T 0 0 0 0
Pct .750 .750 .500 .000
PF 182 219 143 150
PA 130 188 175 233
Pct .625 .625 .500 .500
PF 224 217 165 193
PA 150 168 226 226
Pct .750 .750 .375 .250
PF 175 174 152 167
PA 139 123 156 190
Pct .625 .556 .444 .250
Conference W L Alabama St....................5 3 Jackson St...................4 3 Alcorn St......................4 3 Alabama A&M...............1 6 MVSU............................0 8
All Games W L 6 3 6 3 5 4 2 7 0 9
Conference All Games W L W L Grambling......................7 0 8 1 Texas Southern.............6 1 6 3 Ark-Pine Bluff................4 3 5 4 Prairie View...................4 3 5 4 Southern U....................1 6 2 7 Thursday’s Game Grambling St. at Texas Southern, 6:30 p.m. Saturday’s Games Alabama A&M at Mississippi Valley St., 1 p.m. Alcorn St. at Prairie View, 2 p.m. Jackson St. at Ark.-Pine Bluff, 2:30 p.m. Alabama St. at Southern U., 5:30 p.m.
BCS Standings List Avg .9638 .9611 .9259 .8662 .8170 .7454 .7349 .7298 .6613 .6211 .6180 .5490 .5223 .4669 .4569 .3900 .3511 .3200 .3169 .2647 .1981 .0825 .0807 .0765 .0694
Pv 1 2 3 4 10 13 9 7 11 17 14 6 16 5 18 8 12 15 20 22 23 NR 19 NR NR
PF 183 235 239 154
NJCAA Football Poll
By The Associated Press Through Nov. 7 Record 1. Butler CC, Kan. (7)..............10-0 2. Navarro College, Texas........9-1 3. Grand Rapids CC, Mich.......10-1 4. Arizona Western....................9-1 5. Hutchinson CC, Kan.............9-1 6. Nassau CC, N.Y...................10-0 7. Copiah-Lincoln.....................9-1 8. Iowa Western CC..................9-1 9. Mississippi Gulf Coast.......8-2 10. Ellsworth CC, Iowa...............8-2 11. Northwest Mississippi........9-1 12. Rochester CTC, Minn..........10-1 13. Snow College, Utah..............8-2 14. Georgia Military.....................6-2 15. Central Lakes, Minn............10-1 16. Lackawanna, Pa...................7-2
Pts 140 132 123 118 111 105 94 84 80 77 76 67 54 52 43 32
Pvs 1 3 5 6 7 8 10 2 12 14 4 13 15 16 9 18
Championship Friday, 6 p.m. at Miss. College Mad.-Ridgeland (6-4) vs. Jackson Academy (11-1)
Class AAA-Division II
Championship Thursday, 6 p.m. at Jackson Prep Pillow Academy (9-2) vs. Oak Forest (9-3)
Championship Thursday, 1 p.m. at Jackson Prep Central Academy (10-1) vs. Kemper Aca. (10-1)
nba EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division
PA 145 188 197 223
W Orlando..........................5 Atlanta...........................6 Miami.............................5 Washington....................1 Charlotte........................1
PF 216 198 155 161
PA 160 181 170 232
Pct .750 .667 .625 .125
PF 196 201 157 88
PA 154 151 190 184
Pct .667 .625 .375 .250
PF 221 148 156 203
PA 143 133 168 188
PF 140 130 157 137
PA 141 181 225 178
L 2 4 5 5 6 L 1 2 3 4 6
W Cleveland.......................4 Chicago.........................3 Indiana...........................3 Milwaukee......................3 Detroit............................2
Pct .750 .429 .286 .286 .143
L 3 3 3 5 6
All games Friday at 7 p.m.
First round Grenada (4-7) at South Panola (11-0) Olive Branch (7-4) at Clinton (8-3) Tupelo (7-3) at Madison Central (10-1) Northwest Rankin (10-1) at Southaven (10-2) Ocean Springs (7-4) at Meridian (11-0) Natchez (9-2) at Gulfport (10-1) Oak Grove (6-4) at Petal (9-2) George County (7-4) at Brandon (6-5) First round Provine (5-6) at West Point (10-1) Oxford (8-3) at Pearl (8-3) Lake Cormorant (7-4) at Ridgeland (11-0) Callaway (9-2) at New Hope (7-4) D’Iberville (5-6) at West Jones (10-0) Picayune (8-2) at Vancleave (10-1) Brookhaven (6-4) at Long Beach (10-1) Moss Point (8-3) at Wayne County (9-2)
Second round New Albany (12-0) at Kosciusko (7-5) Louisville (8-4) at Lafayette (12-0) Shannon (8-3) at Greenwood (11-1) Center Hill (10-2) at Noxubee County (11-1) Quitman (8-4) at St. Stanislaus (8-3) Purvis (10-1) at Mendenhall (8-4) Laurel (7-4) at North Pike (11-1) Forrest AHS (8-3) at NE Lauderdale (8-4)
Second round East Side (10-2) at Belmont (11-0) Leland (9-3) at Aberdeen (11-1) Charleston (11-1) at Winona (10-2) Water Valley (10-2) at Ruleville (7-5) Hazlehurst (10-2) at Philadelphia (12-0) Forest (11-0) at Franklin County (5-7) SE Lauderdale (9-3) at Tylertown (9-2) Morton (9-3) at Jefferson County (6-4)
Second round Calhoun City (12-0) at Simmons (8-4) John F. Kennedy (8-4) at East Webster (12-0) Baldwyn (7-5) at Coahoma County (10-1) Eupora (8-3) at West Bolivar (10-2) Mize (9-3) at Scott Central (10-2) Lumberton (10-1) at Puckett (9-2) Union (6-6) at Taylorsville (11-0) Wesson (10-1) at Bassfield (10-2)
First round Shaw (3-6) at Okolona (9-2) Smithville (8-3) at Coffeeville (6-5) Coldwater (7-4) at Durant (11-0) Montgomery County (7-4) at Vardaman (8-3) Bogue Chitto (6-5) at Nanih Waiya (10-1) West Oktibbeha (7-4) at Mount Olive (9-5) French Camp (7-3) at Cathedral (9-2) Dexter (6-5) at South Leake (8-3) ———
All games Friday at 7 p.m., unless noted Second round DeSoto School (11-0) at Tri-County (12-0)
Pct .833 .750 .625 .200 .143
GB — — 1 3 1/2 4 1/2
Pct .571 .500 .500 .375 .250
GB — 1/2 1/2 1 1/2 2 1/2
W New Orleans.................7 San Antonio...................5 Dallas.............................4 Memphis........................4 Houston.........................1
L 0 1 2 4 5
Pct 1.000 .833 .667 .500 .167
GB — 1 1/2 2 1/2 3 1/2 5 1/2
Northwest Division ......................................W Portland.........................6 Utah...............................4 Denver...........................4 Oklahoma City...............3 Minnesota......................1
L 3 3 4 3 7
GB — 2 1/2 3 1/2 3 1/2 4 1/2
W L.A. Lakers....................8 Golden State.................5 Sacramento...................3 Phoenix..........................3 L.A. Clippers..................1
Class AAA-Division I
W Boston...........................6 New York.......................3 New Jersey...................2 Philadelphia...................2 Toronto..........................1
Pct .750 .625 .500 .125
L T Pct 4 0 .500 4 0 .500 5 0 .375 6 0 .250 ——— Thursday’s Game Baltimore at Atlanta, 7:20 p.m. Sunday’s Games Minnesota at Chicago, noon Tennessee at Miami, noon Detroit at Buffalo, noon Houston at Jacksonville, noon N.Y. Jets at Cleveland, noon Cincinnati at Indianapolis, noon Carolina at Tampa Bay, noon Kansas City at Denver, 3:05 p.m. Dallas at N.Y. Giants, 3:15 p.m. St. Louis at San Francisco, 3:15 p.m. Seattle at Arizona, 3:15 p.m. New England at Pittsburgh, 7:20 p.m. Open: Oakland, San Diego, Green Bay, Orleans Monday’s Games Philadelphia at Washington, 7:30 p.m.
7. Trevor Bayne............................................... 3,765 8. Jason Leffler................................................ 3,743 9. Joey Logano................................................ 3,717 10. Steve Wallace............................................ 3,688
Tunica (7-3) at Winona Christian (9-2) Newton Academy (7-4) at Sylva-Bay (11-0) University Christian (9-2) at Trinity (12-0) Second round North Delta (9-1) at Simpson Academy (9-2) Leake Academy (9-2) at Winston Academy (7-4) Centreville (8-4) at River Oaks (10-1) Cenla (8-3) at Brookhaven Academy (11-1)
SOUTHWESTERN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE
Nov. 7, 2010 Pct 1. Oregon...................................910 2. Auburn.................................1.000 3. TCU.......................................950 4. Boise St.................................790 5. LSU........................................890 6. Stanford.................................770 7. Wisconsin..............................620 8. Nebraska...............................770 9. Ohio St..................................470 10. Oklahoma St.........................770 11. Michigan St...........................670 12. Alabama................................540 13. Iowa.......................................490 14. Utah.......................................510 15. Arkansas...............................400 16. Oklahoma..............................410 17. Missouri.................................520 18. Arizona..................................400 19. Mississippi St......................310 20. Virginia Tech.........................050 21. Nevada..................................140 22. Florida...................................110 23. South Carolina......................040 24. Kansas St.............................190 25. Texas A&M...........................110
19 11 20 —
W N.Y. Giants......... 6 Philadelphia........ 5 Washington......... 4 Dallas.................. 1
All Games W L 6 3 6 3 5 5 5 5 2 7 3 6
Conference W L UCF...............................5 0 East Carolina.................4 1 Southern Miss.............3 2 Marshall.........................2 3 UAB...............................2 3 Memphis........................0 5
24 22 12 10
SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE East
CONFERENCE USA East Division
ASA, N.Y...............................7-2 Blinn, Texas..........................7-3 Iowa Central CC...................6-3 Eastern Arizona....................7-3
W Kansas City........ 5 Oakland.............. 5 San Diego.......... 4 Denver................ 2
Ole Miss at Tennessee, 11 a.m. Southern Miss at Central Florida, 11 a.m. Alabama A&M at Mississippi Valley St., 1 p.m. Delta St. at Lambuth, 1 p.m. McMurry at Mississippi College, 1 p.m. Millsaps at Birmingham Southern, 1 p.m. Belhaven at Georgetown College, 1:30 p.m. Alcorn St. at Prairie View, 2 p.m. Jackson St. at Ark.-Pine Bluff, 2:30 p.m. Mississippi St. at Alabama, 6:15 p.m.
Conference W L Florida............................4 3 South Carolina..............4 3 Georgia..........................3 4 Kentucky........................1 5 Vanderbilt......................1 5 Tennessee.....................0 5
17. 18. 19. 20.
L 0 2 3 4 7
Pct .667 .571 .500 .500 .125
GB — 1 1 1/2 1 1/2 4 1/2
Pct GB 1.000 — .714 2 1/2 .500 4 .429 4 1/2 .125 7
Tuesday’s Games Indiana 144, Denver 113 Cleveland 93, New Jersey 91 Utah 116, Miami 114, OT Milwaukee 107, New York 80 New Orleans 101, L.A. Clippers 82 Portland 100, Detroit 78 L.A. Lakers 99, Minnesota 94 Today’s Games Milwaukee at Atlanta, 6 p.m. Utah at Orlando, 6 p.m. Charlotte at Toronto, 6 p.m. Houston at Washington, 6 p.m. New Jersey at Cleveland, 6:30 p.m. Golden State at New York, 6:30 p.m. Dallas at Memphis, 7 p.m. Philadelphia at Oklahoma City, 7 p.m. L.A. Clippers at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m. Minnesota at Sacramento, 9 p.m. Thursday’s Games Golden State at Chicago, 7 p.m. Boston at Miami, 7 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Denver, 9:30 p.m.
nascar Sprint Cup Schedule
Through Nov. 7 Sept. 5 — Emory Healthcare 500 (Tony Stewart) Sept. 11 — Air Guard 400 (Denny Hamlin) Sept. 19 — Sylvania 300 (Clint Bowyer) Sept. 26 — AAA 400 (Jimmie Johnson) Oct. 3 — Price Chopper 400 (Greg Biffle) Oct. 10 — Pepsi MAX 400 (Tony Stewart) Oct. 16 — Bank of America 500 (Jamie McMurray) Oct. 24 — TUMS Fast Relief 500 (Denny Hamlin) Oct. 31 — AMP Energy Juice 500 (Clint Bowyer) Nov. 7 — AAA Texas 500 (Denny Hamlin) Nov. 14 — Kobalt Tools 500, Avondale, Ariz. Nov. 21 — Ford 400, Homestead, Fla.
Sprint Cup Standings
Through Nov. 7 1. Denny Hamlin.............................................. 6,325 2. Jimmie Johnson........................................... 6,292 3. Kevin Harvick............................................... 6,266 4. Carl Edwards............................................... 6,008 5. Matt Kenseth................................................ 6,000 6. Jeff Gordon.................................................. 5,994 7. Kyle Busch................................................... 5,986 8. Tony Stewart................................................ 5,962 9. Greg Biffle.................................................... 5,953 10. Clint Bowyer............................................... 5,928 11. Kurt Busch................................................. 5,890 12. Jeff Burton................................................. 5,852 ———
Nationwide Series Schedule
Through Nov. 6 Sept. 4 — Great Clips 300 (Jamie McMurray) Sept. 10 — Virginia 529 College Savings 250 (Kevin Harvick) Sept. 25 — Dover 200 (Kyle Busch) Oct. 2 — Kansas Lottery 300 (Joey Logano) Oct. 9 — CampingWorld.com 300 (Kyle Busch) Oct. 15 — Dollar General 300 (Brad Keselowski) Oct. 23 — 5-hour Energy 250 (Brad Keselowski) Nov. 6 — O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge (Carl Edwards) Nov. 13 — Wypall 200, Avondale, Ariz. Nov. 20 — Ford 300, Homestead, Fla.
Nationwide Series Standings
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.
Through Nov. 6 Brad Keselowski.......................................... 5,314 Carl Edwards............................................... 4,849 Kyle Busch................................................... 4,619 Justin Allgaier.............................................. 4,402 Paul Menard................................................ 4,205 Kevin Harvick............................................... 4,044
prep basketball Boys VICKSBURG 70, WINGFIELD 44
Vicksburg 16 22 22 10 — 70 Wingfield 6 8 12 18 — 44 Vicksburg (70) Mychal Ammons 31, Josh Gaskin 12, Gibbs 9, Brown 9, Gaines 5, Ross 4 Wingfield (44) Shelton Willis 13, Louie 6, Larson 6, Jacobs 4, Spencer 4, Slaugher 3, Forrest 3
Girls WINGFIELD 62, VICKSBURG 44
Vicksburg 7 11 14 12 — 44 Wingfield 17 19 14 12 — 62 Vicksburg (44) Shavadrea Farris 14, Allesheha Smith 11, Hill 8, Mayfield 7, Burks 4 Wingfield (62) Shelly Griffith 18, D’Kirah Atkinson 10, Shequilla Morris 10, Collins 8, Cox 6, Monroe 4, Alexander 2
prep soccer 2010-11 St. Aloysius Schedule Nov. 12.......................... at Tupelo................. 4 p.m. Nov. 13....................^vs. Starkville............... 10 a.m. Nov. 13.......................^vs. Corinth................. 1 p.m. Nov. 16....................... at Richland............ 5:30 p.m. Nov. 19.......................... Cathedral............ 5:30 p.m. Nov. 22................ (G) Brookhaven................. 4 p.m. Nov. 23........... (G) at St. Andrews................. 5 p.m. Nov. 30............................Richland............ 5:30 p.m. Dec. 3........................ Philadelphia............ 5:30 p.m. Dec. 8.................... St. Frederick’s............ 5:30 p.m. Dec. 14......................at Cathedral............ 5:30 p.m. Dec. 17-18.at St. Frederick’s Tourn...................TBA Jan. 4......... *at Greenville-St. Joe............ 5:30 p.m. Jan. 11..........*at Madison-St. Joe............ 5:30 p.m. Jan. 14...........................(G) Pearl................. 6 p.m. Jan. 18.............. *Madison-St. Joe............ 5:30 p.m. Jan. 21........... *Greenville-St. Joe............ 5:30 p.m. *Division 4-1A-2A-3A games ^at Tupelo
St. Aloysius Girls Roster
No. Player Pos. Gr. 1 Destinee Sparks............. F/MF..........................7 2 Stephanie Riveros................ D........................10 3 Haylee Prescott.....................F..........................8 5 Madison Lumbley........... MF/D........................10 6 Madeline Thornton......... D/GK........................10 7 Sara Townsend.....................F..........................9 8 Koury Eargle........................ D..........................9 9 Grace Franco................. D/GK..........................9 10 Cass Hudson................. MF/F..........................7 11 Laura Phillips................. MF/F..........................7 12 Alexa Baldizon............ GK/MF..........................8 13 Nicole Hayward.................MF..........................7 19 Samantha Kelly................... D..........................7 20 Catherine Smith............. D/MF..........................7 21 Shelby Bottin.....................MF..........................7 23 Kacey Stewart..................... D........................11 25 Riley Griffith.......................MF........................11 27 Meghan Palmertree............. D..........................8
transactions BASEBALL National League
CINCINNATI REDS—Announced OF Laynce Nix refused an outright assignment and elected free agency. SAN DIEGO PADRES—Named Bob Skube hitting coach of Tucson (PCL); Jimmy Jones pitching coach and Nathan Stewart trainer of San Antonio (TL); Bronswell Patrick pitching coach and Phil Plantier hitting coach of Lake Elsinore (Cal); Shawn Wooten manager, Willie Blair pitching coach, Kory Dehaan hitting coach and Daniel Turner trainer of Fort Wayne (MWL); Pat Murphy manager, Dave Rajsich pitching coach, Chris Prieto hitting coach and Zach Jones trainer of Eugene (NWL); and Jim Gabella manager, Nelson Cruz pitching coach, Ivan Cruz hitting coach, Tim Worrell rehab pitching coach and Ricky Huerta trainer of Peoria (Arizona).
HOUSTON ROCKETS—Assigned F Patrick Patterson to Rio Grande Valley (NBADL).
ARIZONA CARDINALS—Released LB J.D. Folsom from the practice squad. Signed DE Ronald Talley to the practice squad. CAROLINA PANTHERS—Placed RT Jeff Otah on injured reserve. Claimed RB Andre Brown off waivers from Indianapolis. Signed RB Josh Vaughan and LB Abdul Hodge.
LOTTERY Sunday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 5-2-8 La. Pick 4: 6-1-7-1 Monday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 7-4-6 La. Pick 4: 6-2-3-8 Tuesday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 6-7-5 La. Pick 4: 9-5-1-8 Wednesday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 7-7-7 La. Pick 4: 0-4-2-1 Easy 5: 16-18-21-29-37 La. Lotto: 1-17-19-22-33-36 Powerball: 34-38-39-45-50 Powerball: 33; Power play: 2 Thursday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 7-1-3 La. Pick 4: 0-1-3-2 Friday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 7-4-8 La. Pick 4: 9-7-4-8 Saturday’s drawing La. Pick 3: 8-6-0 La. Pick 4: 9-7-7-5 Easy 5: 12-18-19-28-31 La. Lotto: 12-18-21-31-32-38 Powerball: 7-12-23-34-38 Powerball: 33; Power play: 4
Wednesday, November 10, 2010
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Auburn quarterback Cameron Newton celebrates a 24-17 win over LSU earlier this season.
Chizik defends Newton AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — The Auburn Tigers found themselves defending quarterback Cam Newton for the second time in five days, this time adamantly sticking up for the Heisman hopeful in the wake of allegations of academic cheating when he was at Florida. More accusations surfaced Tuesday night when ESPN reported on its website that Newton and his father each had a phone conversation with a Mississippi State recruiter that acknowledged a payfor-play arrangement for the prized recruit. Hours before ESPN posted the story, Tigers coach Gene Chizik dismissed the academic cheating report as “pure garbage” in an emotional 4-minute, 25-second rant. “I’m standing up here on a very important week trying to defend something that’s garbage,” Chizik said. The second-ranked Tigers face rival Georgia on Saturday, and that’s where Newton insists his focus lies. Foxsports.com reported Monday that Newton was caught cheating three times and was to appear for a hearing in front of Florida’s Student Committee facing possible expulsion during the spring semester of 2009. According to the ESPN report, one of the recruiters said Cecil Newton told him before Cam Newton committed to Auburn that it would take “more than a scholarship” for his son to attend Mississippi State. An unidentified source told ESPN that another recruiter received a phone call from an emotional Cam Newton after he committed to the Tigers, when he said his father selected Auburn for him because “the money was too much.” ESPN, citing two other unidentified sources close to the football program, also reported Mississippi State compliance officials relayed the alleged conversations to Southeastern Conference com-
College Football pliance officials in January. Newton transferred from Florida to Blinn Junior College in Brenham, Texas, where he played last season. He declined to discuss the Foxsports.com report, which came on the heels of former Mississippi State quarterback John Bond saying someone claiming to represent the Newton family sought money during his recruitment by the school. “I’m not going to entertain something that took place not three months, not six months, not a year but two years ago,” Newton said. “I’m not going to sit up here and say anything about it, whether I did or did not do it, because I don’t want to beat a dead horse talking about it. It’s not going to affect me any way, shape or fashion.” It didn’t against FCS opponent Chattanooga last weekend, when he passed for four touchdowns and 317 yards, all in the first half. Georgia coach Mark Richt is expecting Newton’s best again. “All that stuff was swirling last week and it didn’t bother him,” Richt said. “Usually when a guy starts playing ball or even practicing ball, it doesn’t matter what’s going on away from the field. That’s a haven for an athlete. He gets a chance to be in his element and shut everything out, shut the world out, just go have fun and play some ball.” Newton has denied doing anything wrong in his recruitment. A person familiar with the situation has told The Associated Press that the university has received no letter of inquiry from the NCAA and that an internal review of phone and e-mail records showed no contact with Kenny Rogers, whom ESPN.com cited as the man who approached Bond. The person, who spoke on condition of anonymity
because he wasn’t authorized to publicly discuss the matter, said the university also found nothing improper in the personal and church bank records of Newton’s father, an Atlanta pastor. Minutes before Cam Newton addressed the media Tuesday, Chizik used his opening statement for a lengthy defense of his biggest star. He declined to answer questions about the academic situation. “I’m wasting my time addressing allegations that blow my mind that they’re even out there, because there’s federal privacy laws that dictate that these things don’t get out in public,” he said. Chizik described Newton as a “great human being that comes from a great family” and backed up his quarterback’s Heisman Trophy credentials as well as his character. “He’s one of the leaders in the Heisman race because he deserves it. That’s a fact,” Chizik said. Auburn athletic director Jay Jacobs also defended Newton from the latest accusation in a strongly worded statement. He reiterated that the quarterback is eligible. “These allegations and rumors about Cam Newton are unfortunate and sad because they seem intent on tearing down the reputation of a young man who has done everything we’ve asked him to do,” Jacobs said. “Cam has been and continues to be completely honest with us. Cam is, by all accounts, a great kid.” Foxsports.com reported that Newton turned in another student’s paper with his name on it and handed in another paper that was later found to have been purchased off the Internet. Jacobs said he couldn’t talk about Newton’s academic records because that would violate privacy laws. “We will not go down that path or stoop to that level as others have apparently done,” he said, adding “emphatically” that he remains eligible.
The members of the VSO U-10 boys’ soccer team placed second at the Vicksburg Fall Festival on Oct. 23-24. The team, first row from left, are Chuck Beamish, Lee Hanks, Kieran Theriot, Jacob Waisner, Randy Graves and Ryan Theriot. Second row is coach Scott Waisner.
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The U-10 VSO Neill Gas soccer team won the Vicksburg Fall Festival on Oct. 23-24. They defeated Northwest Rankin, Vicksburg, and two teams from Florence. The team members, first row from left, are Laney Smith, Layken Stockstill, Cameron Evans and Anna Hoben. Second row are Gracie Hasty, Maddie Watkins, Aryn Greer, and Allie Barnes. in the third row are coaches Dawn Barnes and Belinda Watkins. Submit items by e-mail at sports@ vicksburgpost.com; postal service at P.O. Box 821668, Vicksburg, MS 39182; fax at 601-634-0897; or delivered in person to 1601-F N. Frontage Road by Monday for publication Wednesday, or Friday for publication on Sunday. Please include your name and phone number.
Warren Central baseball tryouts Tryouts for Warren Central’s varsity baseball team will be held Monday and Tuesday at Viking Field. The tryouts are open to players in grades 8-12. Players must attend both days, have a current physical and bring their own glove. For information, call coaches Josh Abraham, Tipp Nutt or Connor Douglas at 601-631-2939.
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Concussion effects linger for Masoli By David Brandt The Associated Press OXFORD — As Ole Miss makes its final push to become bowl eligible for the third straight season, the Rebels are trying to determine who will start at quarterback against Tennessee on Saturday. Jeremiah Masoli, who suffered a concussion in a 43-21 victory over Louisiana-Lafayette last weekend, practiced some on Tuesday but hasn’t been cleared for contact. “You can tell he took a pretty good hit,” coach Houston Nutt said. “He had some pretty bad headaches on Sunday, threw up a little bit. You just like his attitude because you know he wants to be out there. But we’ve got to go by what the doctors say.” Masoli suffered the concussion late in the first quarter Saturday night, taking a hard hit on a 6-yard touchdown run. The senior actually played the next offensive series, throwing a 15-yard touchdown pass,
before trainers realized he had concussion symptoms and pulled him from the game. Masoli stayed after Jeremiah Tuesday’s Masoli practice for extra work with the receivers. He wasn’t made available for interviews. Nutt said he didn’t have a deadline for making a decision about who will start when Ole Miss (4-5, 1-4 Southeastern Conference) faces Tennessee (3-6, 0-5) on Saturday at Neyland Stadium. The Rebels must win at least three of their final four games to become bowl eligible. Ole Miss trainer Tim Mullins said Masoli would undergo a battery of tests each day this week, checking for headaches, nausea, sensitivity to light, irritability, sleeping patterns and balance. Tennessee coach Derek
Dooley said he’d be surprised if Masoli doesn’t play, and that his presence makes the Rebels’ offense difficult to defend because of his ability to run or pass. “Well, there’s no way you can cheat against them,” Dooley said. “When I say cheat, I mean a lot of teams, depending on their formation, the down and distance and their personnel, you have a pretty good feel for what they’re going to do. Doesn’t mean you’re going to stop it, but you can at least go out there with a plan. “Here, these guys run a bunch of formations. There’s no real continuity in their plays.” Sophomore Nathan Stanley subbed for Masoli against Louisiana-Lafayette, completing 6 of 14 passes for 108 yards. But the Rebels stuck mostly to the ground, and running backs Brandon Bolden and Enrique Davis combined for 254 yards rushing. “I felt like I could have been a lot better,” Stanley said. “I
felt really, I guess rusty is the word.” Stanley was the starter all through spring and summer workouts before Masoli transferred to Ole Miss in early August. The 6-foot-5 sophomore from Tahlequah, Okla., is more of a pro-style quarterback than Masoli, with a strong, accurate arm, but limited mobility in the pocket. Nutt said Stanley’s presence on the field creates a “drastic” difference in the offense, with the Rebels leaning on play-action passing instead of Masoli’s strength, which is the option and creating havoc with his ability to run. Nutt compared Stanley to the team’s quarterback the previous two seasons, Jevan Snead, who was almost strictly a pocket passer. “We went back to more play-action, more run game, up underneath the center a little more,” Nutt said. “So it’s just a little bit different type of pace.”
adult women and men’s basketball leagues. Registration forms can be picked up at the Parks and Rec offices on 100 Army-Navy Drive and at the Jackson Street Community Center. Registration ends on Dec. 24. The league is for players ages 18 and older. Cost is $125 per team, with an additional charge of $5 for each county resident. A mandatory coaches’ meeting will be held on Dec. 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the Parks and Rec offices. For information, call 601-6344514.
Clear Creek couples tournament A couples golf tournament is scheduled for Saturday at Clear Creek Golf Course. Check-in is at 9:30 a.m. and tee-off is at 10. Entry fee is $30 per team. Snacks and prizes will be provided after play. Sign up at the Clear Creek clubhouse. For more information, call 601-831-1522.
Madison Parish adult basketball The Madison Parish Sheriff’s Department is looking for teams to play in its adult basketball league. For information, call Lt. Robert Thompson at 318-574-3130 or 318-341-1029.
Riggs to headline Jackson MMA card Vicksburg native Jeremiah Riggs will be on the card for the Strike Force MMA event on Nov. 19 in Jackson. The event will be at the new Convention Center Complex on Pascagoula Street, and will be televised live on Showtime. Tickets range from $25 to $100, and are available by calling 601-529-5752.
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Reserves preserve Hornets’ perfection NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jerryd Bayless nailed a 15-foot jumper, the Clippers called timeout and Chris Paul sprinted off the bench to give Bayless a soaring shoulder bump. After a shaky first few outings with New Orleans, Bayless was suddenly taking over a game in the fourth quarter, much like the three-time AllStar he backs up. Bayless had 15 points and nine assists, fellow reserve guard Willie Green scored 19 points, and the Hornets remained unbeaten with a 101-82 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday night. “It was just, like, finally,” said Bayless, a third-year pro acquired in a trade four days before the opener. Bayless, a former first-round pick, was shooting 29 percent and averaging 2.2 points coming in. “You could see the frustration in his face at times because he knows how to play and sometimes it’s not going as well as he’d like,” Paul said. “So I was just happy to see him smiling and playing well, because we’re going to need that all season long.”
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nba With Paul on the bench, Bayless and Green took over in the fourth quarter, combining to score the Hornets’ first 19 points to put New Orleans up 89-69. Green had 15 points in the final period, while Bayless had 11. Their play allowed Paul to sit for the entire quarter. Together, Green and Bayless were 10 of 12 from the field in the final period and 5-of-5 from the free throw line for 26 points. Marco Belinelli had 11 points for the Hornets, who shot 50.6 percent overall and 50 percent (8-of-16) from 3-point range. New Orleans also continued to play solid defense, creating 25 turnovers that led to 35 points. Paul and West each had three steals. Paul had 13 points and eight assists for New Orleans, which is off to a franchise-best 7-0 start. Elsewhere in the NBA on Tuesday night, it was Indiana 144, Denver 113; Cleveland 93, new Jersey 91; Milwaukee 107, New York 80; Portland 100, Detroit 78; and the Los Angeles Lakers 99, Minnesota 94.
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New Orleans Hornets guard Jerryd Bayless shoots against the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday. Bayless scored 15 points in New Orleans’ 101-82 win.
Millsap, Jazz hand Heat home loss MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade had 39 points. LeBron James had a triple-double. The Miami Heat had a 22-point lead. The Utah Jazz were unimpressed on all counts. Paul Millsap scored a careerhigh 46 points — 11 coming in the final 28 seconds of regulation as Utah rallied from eight down — and the Jazz stunned the Heat 116-114 in overtime on Tuesday night. “I guess when it rains, it pours,” Millsap said. Utah never led by more than three points, which didn’t matter. The Jazz had more than enough at the end, and Francisco Elson’s free throws with 0.4 seconds left won it. “At some point in the year, unfortunately, we have to go through something like this,”
Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said. It’s still early, but Utah can make an argument for being the NBA’s comeback kings so far. The Jazz rallied from 18 points down to beat the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday night, and dug themselves an even bigger hole this time around, trailing by 22 in the second quarter and 51-32 at halftime while getting run out of Miami’s building. Deron Williams had 21 points and 14 assists before fouling out late in regulation, and Andrei Kirilenko scored 16 — including a 3-pointer with 1:50 remaining, after which the Jazz wouldn’t trail again. “It’s speechless, to be down like that to a team like this and to come out with a win,” Millsap said. “We clawed our
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with athletic director Lum Wright, principals and assistant principals from both Vicksburg and Warren Central, as well as their respective junior high schools to come up with a standardized policy. Under the new rule, students from Vicksburg High will be allowed to attend future “Meet the Vikings” events at Warren Central — and vice versa — provided they adhere to a written code of conduct. Athletes participating in sports in the Mississippi High School Activities Association must already sign a form promising they will follow the code of conduct. Swinford said athletes in the Vicksburg Warren School District will sign another form when they receive their letterman’s jacket. “They already have to sign that. We think we should take that a little notch above,” Swinford said, adding that few behavior problems at sporting events had been atributed to athletes. “Our athletes are our lowest number of referrals. They already know they should be good examples.” Swinford also said athletes will have a more formal ceremony to receive their letterman’s jackets. It’s part of an effort to remind athletes what is expected of them, she said. The school district provides the jackets when an athlete has earned his or her varsity letter. “We’re just going to start creating an awareness that they’ll exhibit sportsmanship on and off the field,” Swinford said.
still has. “It’s trying, but I think I’m doing all right adjusting,” Channell said. “One of the biggest things is just going to practice not as a trainer, but having to conduct it. Then if somebody gets hurt I have to go back into trainer mode.” Despite a roster that includes no seniors, two juniors, and nearly a dozen seventh- and eighth-graders, Channell wasn’t shy about preparing her team for another playoff run. In addition to division foes Madison-St. Joe — which beat St. Al in the North State championship game last season — and GreenvilleSt. Joe, the Lady Flashes will play a pair of Class 5A schools, Brookhaven and Pearl, and perennial power St. Andrew’s. This weekend, at the season-opening
way out of it. But this says a lot about our team.” Wade’s 39 came on 12-of23 shooting. James finished with 20 points, 14 assists and 11 rebounds for his 29th tripledouble, the seventh that came in a loss. Chris Bosh scored 17, James Jones added 11 and Carlos Arroyo had 10 for the Heat, who gave up a staggering 84 points after halftime. Miami still led 98-90 with a half-minute left before Millsap caught fire: He hit a trio of 3-pointers, then grabbed the rebound of CJ Miles’ miss from the left corner and scored at the end of regulation to give Utah another 5 minutes. Millsap, who finished 19 of 28 from the field, had been a 2-for-20 shooter from 3-point range in his career — then went 3 for 3 against Miami.
Tupelo tournament, St. Al will face Class 6A schools Tupelo and Starkville, then have a playoff rematch with Class 3A Corinth. Channell said the loaded schedule stemmed from a belief that her team, young as it is, can be a contender this season. “We are rebuilding, but at the same time I’m very competitive and the girls I have are very competitive. So I think we can compete now,” Channell said. “People think I’m crazy because I stacked the schedule in the fall to be ready for the playoffs.” While the Lady Flashes begin their rebuilding process, the boys team is looking to take the next step in theirs. Following the departure of several key goal-scorers from the 2008-09 squad,
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Utah Jazz forward Paul Millsap (24) drives past Miami’s Chris Bosh in the second half Tuesday. Millsap, a former Louisiana Tech star, scored 46 points as the Jazz defeated the Heat 116-114 in overtime.
the Flashes scored only a handful of goals in a winless 2009-10 season. Now, a year older, bigger and more experienced, some of the young players that took their lumps last season are thinking things can turn around this year. “Losing guys like Adam Thornton, Steven (Mazzanti) and Richard Cowart was hard. That was where all our goals came from. We didn’t have much skill. I think we’ll be a lot better this year,” said freshman midfielder Blake Hudson, who is entering his third varsity season. “We’ve made a lot of improvements on ball-handling and shooting. Hall (Banks) is a great goal keeper. I think we’ll be better all around.”
fect yet, we still have a lot of work to do. I’ve been able to improve my slide step and I’ve gotten better at help and recover. Me and Kienta do what they ask us to do.” Gaskin finished with 12 points, 10 rebounds and two blocks. Ross added 11 rebounds, four points and two assists. Wingfield was held scoreless for the first four minutes. The Gators took advantage by getting four free throws from Dominique Brown and Ammons, along with two baskets by Ross, to take a 16-6 lead after one quarter. Wingfield made just 3 of 14 shots in the second quarter and trailed 38-14 at the half. Wingfield still trailed by 34 with three minutes left when Robinson subbed out his starters. The Falcons managed some garbage time baskets late to cut it to the final
JACKSON (AP) — Three Murrah High School basketball players have sued their coach and the school system over alleged whippings. The lawsuit was filed Tuesday in federal court in Jackson by attorney Lisa Ross. Ross contends that a video clip shows a basketball player bent over as a man swings a belt, hitting him three times. The video was made available to Jackson media outlets. Ross said the man in the video, which was recorded on a cell phone, is Murrah basketball coach Marlon Dorsey. In the lawsuit, which gives only one side of the legal argument, the players contend they were physically and verbally abused by the coach. Dorsey, who has admitted to whipping players, has been on leave since late October. On Oct. 28, school and district officials met with about 30 parents about the matter, but there has been no official word from JPS on Dorsey’s status. Corporal punishment has been banned in Jackson Public Schools since 1991. District policy says violation of that rule is punishable by disciplinary action such as suspension without pay and termination. The lawsuit alleges a violation of the basketball players’ constitutional rights, and accuses the defendants of invasion of privacy and infliction of emotional distress. The lawsuit seeks unspecified compensatory and punitive damages. In a statement give The Clarion-Ledger earlier, Dorsey said, “I took it upon myself to save these young men from the destruction of self and what society has accepted and become silent to the issues our students are facing on a daily basis. I am deeply remorseful of my actions to help our students.”
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(G) Wingfield 62, VHS 44 No Donyeah Mayfield meant another lopsided loss for the Missy Gators (0-2). Mayfield sat out her second straight game to begin the season for undisclosed reasons. Wingfield (1-0) took advantage by building an 18-point halftime lead and then swapped baskets with the Missy Gators in the second half. The closest Vicksburg got was 14 points. Shelly Griffith had a gamebest 18 points, 16 of which came in the first half and 12 coming off 3-pointers as the Missy Gators left plenty of open spaces for the Lady Falcons to shoot. D’Kirah Atkinson and Shequilla Morris had 10 points each to lead Wingfield.
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