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    INSIDE
                                  Plans underway for 2009 Repair Affair
                                  BY SARAH MIRACLE                            and have a disability. The recipients
                                  Staff Writer                                must own their own property and be
                                     PINEVILLE — Spring time                  income-eligible based on Housing
                                  is just around the corner, and as           and Urban Development (HUD)
                                  warmer weather approaches,                  income guidelines,” Cornelius
                                  many homeowners are thinking                explained.
                                                                                 Because Repair Affair is volun-
                                  about home repairs. It will also
                                                                              teer-based, all monetary funds and
                                  soon be time for spring cleaning            materials are donated for the opera-
                                  and all the other projects that have        tion of the program. The number
                                  been put off through the winter.            of applications taken is in direct
                                  Bell-Whitley Community Action               response to the amount of funds
                                  Agency (BWCAA) is planning to               that are donated.
                                  assist those in our community with             Eligible applicants or those with
                                  some of their home repair projects          inquiries regarding Repair Affair
                                  this season.                                may call (606) 337-3044. An active
Frakes’ students                     BWCAA employees are busy                 waiting list for repairs will be estab-
                                  making plans for their annual               lished according to the number of
 celebrate 100th                  Repair Affair event. This year’s            applicants. All applications taken
  day of school                   Repair Affair is slated for Saturday,       are on a f irst come, f irst serve
    — Page 6                      April 25.                                   basis. Applicants will be required
                                     “This program is a one time, one         to comply with a field inspection to
                                  day fix-up or revamp procedure,”            evaluate the need for repairs to their
                                  said Normal Cornelius, organizer            home and determine if the amount
                                  of Repair Affair.                           of volunteers available will be suf-
  YOUR                               Cornelius went on to say the
                                  event is conducted solely by volun-
                                                                              ficient.
                                                                                 Volunteers are also being asked        Volunteers and Bell-Whitley Community Action Agency employees
                                                                                                                                                                                          DAILY NEWS FILE PHOTO


COMMUNITY                         teers, the Bell- Whitley Community          to f ill out applications and join        spend one day every Spring doing some home repairs for those
                                  Action Agency, and is used mostly           up with a local team to aid in this       in need in local communities. This year’s Repair Affair is slated for
                                                                              year’s event. Anyone can volunteer.       Saturday, April 25 and plans are already underway. Applicants, volun-
    DeBusk to                     to assist the elderly.
                                                                              Even those under the age of 18 are        teers and donations are needed. Pictured are volunteers Jenny and
                                     “The assistance is directed
  speak at Soup                   towards people in the community             eligible, although a parent or guard-     Katie Bisceglia painting and assisting with some other home repair
   & Sandwich                     who are 60 years of age or older            ian must
                                                                                            • See REPAIR, page 3
                                                                                                                        projects during a previous Repair Affair event.
   MIDDLESBORO — The
Bell County Chamber of
Commerce and the Southeast
Kentucky Small Business
                                                                                                                                                                        Bell farmers
D eve l o p m e n t C e n t e r
will host another Soup &
Sandwich Series meeting on
                                                                                                                                                                         can receive
Feb. 12. The meeting will
begin at 11:30 a.m. and will
be held at J. Milton’s.
                                                                                                                                                                         assistance
   Guest speaker for the
meeting will be Pete
D e B u s k , ow n e r a n d
                                                                                                                                                                        for ice storm
chair man of DeRoyal
Industries, Inc.                                                                                                                                                          damages
  Strawberry                                                                                                                                                            BY STEPHEN WOODWARD
 plants for sale                                                                                                                                                        Staff Writer

   PINEVILLE — The                                                                                                                                                         MIDDLESBORO — The ice
Bell County Cooperative                                                                                                                                                 storm that struck Kentucky in the
Extension Service will be                                                                                                                                               past weeks has left in its wake thou-
taking orders for strawber-                                                                                                                                             sands without power — but it also
ry plants until February 10.                                                                                                                                            damaged the state’s agricultural sec-
   Varieties available are                                                                                                                                              tor.
Allstar and Earliglow at a                                                                                                                                                 Bell County farmers who depend
cost of $12 for 100, $6 for                                                                                                                                             on the land for their livelihood
50 and $3 for 25 plants.                                                                                                                                                can now request cost-share assis-
   Call 337-2376 to order                                                                                                                                               tance from the U.S. Department of
before February 10.                              SARAH MIRACLE/ Middlesboro Daily News
                                                                                                                                                                        Agriculture, called the Emergency
                                                                                                                                                                        Conservation Program (ECP).
                                  Emergency responders worked quickly to
   Get your                       clean up the aftermath of a three vehicle                                                                                                Farmers who have suffered dam-
   Valentine                      accident that occurred Friday night in                                                                                                age as a result of the January 2009
                                                                                                                                                                        ice storm, can request that assistance
Cookie Bouquet!                   front of Krogers in Middlesboro. Pictured
                                  (above) amongst the three vehicles are                                                                                                from the USDA to rehabilitate the
   MIDDLESBORO —                  officers from the Middlesboro Police                                                                                                  damaged farmlands. This assistance
The Activity Department           Dept., members of the Bell County Rescue                                                                                              is administered by USDA’s Farm
at Middlesboro Nursing            Squad and Middlesboro Fire Dept., as                                                                                                  Service Agency (FSA). Requests
& Rehabilitation Facility         they evaluate what steps need be taken in                                                                                             for assistance will be accepted at
(MNRF) is now tak-                order for smooth and safe traffic flow to                                                                                             the local FSA Service Center from
ing orders for Valentine          continue along U.S. 25E. Pictured at right                                                                                            Feb. 10 to April 13.
                                  is the 2002 Chevrolet Impala driven by 53-
Cookie Bouquets. Small            year-old Kelly Norris, which was totaled in                                                                                              If damage to a farmland has
bouquets are $12 for 3            the crash. Members of the Rescue Squad                                                                                                impaired or endangered the opera-
cookies; medium bouquets          worked quickly to cut and free Norris, who                                                                                            tion of the farm, a producer could
are $15 for 5 cookies; and        was trapped inside the vehicle as a result                                                                                            qualify for ECP assistance and
large bouquets are $20 for        the accident.                                                                                                                         may receive a cost-share for debris
seven cookies.                                                                                                                                                          removal and fence restoration.
   Deliveries will be made
to area schools (that per-          Three vehicle collision halts                                                                                                       Fences must be used for agricultural
                                                                                                                                                                        purposes — of course, ornamen-

                                  traffic along 25E in Middlesboro
mit deliveries) and busi-                                                                                                                                               tal fences are not eligible for assis-
nesses in the Tri-state area                                                                                                                                            tance.
on Feb. 12, 13 and 14.                                                                                                                                                     Under ECP, cost-share assistance
Home deliveries are lim-          BY SARAH MIRACLE                            an unidentified passenger, was mak-       exit from the vehicle.                          is limited to $200,000 per person
ited to Middlesboro only.         Staff Writer                                ing a left turn onto U.S. 25E from           Once freed, Norris was transport-            per natural disaster. Conservation
   All proceeds go to the             MIDDLESBORO — After the                 Kroger’s parking lot.                     ed by the Middlesboro Ambulance                 problems existing prior to the disas-
residents activity fund.          successful recovery of Paul Slusher’s          At the same time 18-year-old Eric      Service to Middlesboro Appalachian              ter are ineligible for ECP assistance.
   To order call 248-0925.        body in the Cumberland River on             Baker of Middlesboro and his two          Regional Hospital (MARH). He was                   Bell County is included in this
                                  Thursday, and continual search              unidentified passengers were travel-      said to have suffered severe head               assistance program, as well as
      Vintage                     efforts for missing Middlesboro             ing south on 25E in a 2005 Dodge          trauma and a broken femur, among                Harlan, Knox, Knott, and Whitley
     Valentines                   resident Katherine Heck, law                Ram Dually pick-up truck. Baker           other injuries. Shortly after his arriv-        counties.
   MIDDLESBORO —                  enforcement, emergency respond-             crashed into the rear driver’s side       al at MARH, Norris was flown to                    Before farmers can be eligible
The Bell County Museum            ers and members of the Bell County          of Norris’ Impala. His Dodge pick-        the University of Tennessee Medical             to receive this cost-share assistance
is featuring an exhibit of        Rescue Squad thought they’d finally         up continued spinning southbound          Center via Air Evac Lifeteam. At                under ECP, they must have filed a
                                  earned a little rest Friday night. But      into the median of 25E, where it          last check, he was still listed in criti-       request at their local FSA Service
Vintage Valentines (some
                                  a three vehicle accident along U.S.         also struck a 1998 Pontiac Grand          cal condition at UT.                            Center. An on-site inspection must
are almost 100 years old)
                                  Highway 25E in front of Krogers in          Prix driven by 39-year-old Arthur            Norris’ unidentified passenger               also be done by an FSA representa-
for the month of February.                                                    Sanders of Arjay and his three            was also transported to MARH with
   The museum, located            Middlesboro called them all to the                                                                                                    tive before the assistance is granted.
                                  scene of the crash.                         unidentified passengers.                  minor injuries but was treated and                 Producers who have already taken
on North 20th Street in               On Friday, Feb. 6 at approximate-          Norris — who drove the Impala          released.
Middlesboro, is open from                                                                                                                                               emergency actions before filling an
                                  ly 9:37 p.m., Middlesboro Police            that sustained the greatest amount           The collision is under a contin-             application may still be eligible if it
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday,         received a call of a three vehicle col-     of damage during the crash — had          ued investigation by Officer Kenny
Wednesday, Friday and             lision involving injuries on 25E.           to be removed by members of the           Vanover of the MPD.                             is determined that such action was
Saturday.                             According to Middlesboro Police         Bell County Rescue Squad from his                                                         necessary to prevent further loss.
                                  Department, a 2002 Chevrolet                                                          Sarah Miracle is a staff writer for the Daily   Producers who have taken action
                                                                              vehicle. Members of the squad said        News. She can be reached via e-mail at
                                  Impala driven by Hulen resident 53-         that Norris’ driver’s side door was                                                       before this announcement may be
                                                                                                                        smiracle@middlesborodailynews.com.
                                  year-old Kelly Norris and carrying          completely jammed, preventing his                                                                        • See DAMAGES page 3

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                   TODAY IN BRIEF                                                                            Today's Weather
                                                                                                             Local 5-Day Forecast
                           — National Headlines —                                                                      Mon                     Tue                      Wed                         Thu                       Fri

 NYPD says 3 fatally shot                            Deadly standoff closes NV                                         2/9                    2/10                     2/11                     2/12                        2/13
 in Manhattan apartment                                 freeway junction
   NEW YORK— Two men and a woman                        RENO, Nev.— A police standoff that ended
were shot to death in an apartment on                in the apparent suicide of a motorist shut down
Manhattan’s Upper West side, police said.            a ramp at a busy freeway intersection for more
   The bodies were found in an upscale               than 12 hours Saturday, authorities said.                      66/48                    66/50                     67/38                   54/30                        55/36
building shortly after 5 p.m. Saturday, with            The eight-hour standoff at the so-called             Cloudy. High 66F.         Occasional showers      Windy, with thunder- Partly cloudy. Highs           Mix of sun and
a semiautomatic gun nearby, police Sgt.              “Spaghetti Bowl,” where Interstate 80 and U.S.          Winds SE at 5 to 10       possible. Highs in      storms. Highs in the in the mid 50s and             clouds. Highs in the
Kevin Hayes said. It was unclear when they           395 merge, ended at 8 a.m. when a SWAT team             mph.                      the mid 60s and         upper 60s and lows lows in the low 30s.             mid 50s and lows in
had been shot.                                       lobbed tear gas into the man’s car after efforts                                  lows in the low 50s.    in the upper 30s.                                   the mid 30s.
   A neighbor, William Glenn, said his               to get him to surrender failed, police Lt. Robert
wife heard popping noises Friday night but           McDonald said.                                          Sunrise Sunset            Sunrise Sunset          Sunrise Sunset           Sunrise Sunset             Sunrise Sunset
thought nothing of it.                                  Authorities found the 32-year-old Reno-area          7:29 AM 6:10 PM           7:28 AM 6:11 PM         7:27 AM 6:12 PM          7:26 AM 6:13 PM            7:25 AM 6:14 PM
   Investigators did not know whether the            man dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot
three were related or whether any of them            wound, McDonald said. His name was withheld
                                                     pending notification of family.
lived in the eighth-floor apartment, Hayes              The off-ramp for U.S. 395 from I-80’s west-
said. Their names were not released.                 bound lanes was closed after the standoff began
   The 46-year-old woman had been shot               at midnight Friday and remained closed until
once in the face and once in the torso and           Saturday afternoon to allow investigators to            Kentucky At A Glance
the 57-year-old man had a gunshot wound              work at the scene, forcing motorists to detour
to his torso, police said. Both of them were         on city streets, Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper
found on the floor.                                  Chuck Allen said.
   The third person, a 55-year-old man, was             The standoff began after the man fled a traf-
found in a chair with a gunshot wound to             fic stop in Sparks, a Reno suburb, and crashed                                                  Louisville
his head, police said.                               on the ramp as troopers pursued him, Allen said.                                                  70/54                            Frankfort
   Police were also investigating the death          The man fired a shot in the air and put a pistol to
of a 24-year-old man who was found                   his head as troopers approached, then spent the                                                                                      66/53
                                                     rest of the night in his car as negotiators talked
unconscious with head trauma Saturday                to him, he said.
night outside an Upper West Side apart-                 The man was initially pulled over after driv-                                                                                     Lexington
ment building about a mile and a half away.          ing at speeds of up to 90 mph on I-80 and fled          Paducah                                                                        64/51
Police said the victim had exited a moving           after being asked to step out of his car,                70/56
SUV that came to a stop nearby.                      Allen said.                                                                                     Bowling Green
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                            — World Headlines —
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Middlesboro
  Official: Yemen releases                           home after President Barack Obama ordered the
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                                                     prison shut within a year.
   170 al-Qaida suspects                                 Elements of al-Qaida have long found a
    SAN’A, Yemen— Yemen released 170 men             haven in Yemen’s remote hinterland. Last month,         Area Cities
it had arrested on suspicion of having ties to al-   Saudi al-Qaida fugitives in Yemen and their             City              Hi   Lo Cond.          City               Hi    Lo Cond.             City               Hi   Lo Cond.
Qaida, security officials said Sunday, two weeks     Yemeni associates announced in an Internet              Ashland           60   44 pt sunny       Glasgow            68    54 cloudy            Murray             71   58 rain
after the terror group announced that Yemen had      video that they were joining forces to form a sin-      Bowling Green     69   55 cloudy         Hopkinsville       68    53 cloudy            Nashville, TN      69   52 cloudy
become the base of its activities for the whole      gle group. On Saturday, Saudi Arabia issued a           Cincinnati, OH    58   46 cloudy         Knoxville, TN      66    49 cloudy            Owensboro          65   54 cloudy
Arabian peninsula.                                   list of 85 most wanted living abroad that includ-       Corbin            67   49 cloudy         Lexington          64    51 cloudy            Paducah            70   56 rain
    The announcement also comes as gov-              ed two Yemenis. Many of the Saudis on the list          Covington         59   46 cloudy         Louisville         70    54 cloudy            Pikeville          65   48 cloudy
ernment forces say they are poised to sweep          are suspected of hiding out in Yemen as well.           Cynthiana         63   49 cloudy         Madisonville       70    55 cloudy            Prestonsburg       61   44 cloudy
through the northern city of Marib to combat an                                                              Danville          65   52 cloudy         Mayfield           72    56 rain              Richmond           65   51 cloudy
entrenched al-Qaida presence that includes both        Biden says he was well-                               Elizabethtown
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Yemenis and Saudis.                                  received by foreign leaders                             Frankfort         66   53 cloudy         Mount Vernon       66    49 cloudy            Winchester         64   52 cloudy
    The officials who announced the release
spoke on condition of anonymity because they            R OYA L A I R F O R C E B A S E
are not allowed to speak to the press.               MILDENHALL— Vice President Joe Biden                    National Cities
    The men were freed Friday and Saturday           met with U.S. military families at an air base in       City              Hi   Lo Cond.          City               Hi    Lo Cond.             City               Hi   Lo Cond.
after signing pledges not to engage in terrorism     Great Britain as he returned to the U.S. from an        Atlanta           67   46 cloudy         Houston            74    62 t-storm           Phoenix            57   41 rain
— a strategy the Yemeni government has often         international conference in Germany.                    Boston            32   22 sunny          Los Angeles        56    39 rain              San Francisco      52   34 rain
used with those suspected of fighting in mili-          Biden told those gathered Sunday at the base         Chicago           54   44 rain           Miami              74    64 pt sunny          Seattle            45   33 rain
tant causes abroad. Local tribal leaders are also    in eastern England that he got a good reception         Dallas            74   55 rain           Minneapolis        36    35 frz rain          St. Louis          68   50 rain
expected to guarantee the good behavior of the       from world leaders.                                     Denver            51   29 windy          New York           43    32 sunny             Washington, DC     51   36 sunny
released.                                               The new vice president said, in his own
    The practice stems in part from the power-       words, the “world is ready for a new look.” He
ful role played by the tribes across the rugged      added that he believes there is a real sense of
Yemeni countryside as well as the comparative        excitement in other nations about the Obama             Moon Phases                                                      UV Index
weakness of the central government.                  presidency. The vice president joked that report-
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    In the past, such releases have raised concern   ers traveling with him were waiting for him to
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                                                     say something wrong. He turned to his press
in the United States and increased its reluc-        contingent and said, “I’m only kidding, guys                                                                                 2           2            2           3        4
tance to release Yemeni detainees from the           — I never say anything wrong.”                                                                                              Low         Low          Low       Moderate Moderate
Guantanamo Bay detention facility.                                                                              First          Full           Last            New
                                                        Biden’s plane refueled at Royal Air Base                 Feb 2         Feb 9         Feb 16           Feb 25          The UV Index is measured on a 0 -
    Yemen has said it expects most of the 100        Mildenhall, where the 100th Air Refueling                                                                                11 number scale, with a higher UV    0                       11
remaining Yemenis at Guantanamo to be sent           Wing of the U.S. Air Force is stationed.                                                                                 Index showing the need for greater
                                                                                                                                                                              skin protection.
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Associated Press reports



PEOPLE                                           In the news                                                                                                                                   from Associated Press reports

  Fire strikes Mass. house                           stars introduced Capt. Chesley “Sully”                expected to appear Monday on ABC’s “Good                       promising younger tenors have come and gone
                                                     Sullenberger as the pilot who set down the dis-       Morning America” and CBS’s “The Early                          from the scene. Domingo hadn’t sung a role
   used by Henry Fonda                               abled plane within reach of rescue boats last         Show” and to receive a key to the city from                    from the standard Italian repertory at the Met
   WOODS HOLE, Mass.— Fire has destroyed             month, saving the lives of all 155 people on US       Mayor Michael Bloomberg later in the day.                      since 2002, when he appeared in Giordano’s
a house in a Massachusetts coastal town where        Airways Flight 1549.                                                                                                 “Andrea Chenier.” Instead he has been ventur-
Henry Fonda and Jimmy Stewart sharpened                 “It could have been tragic, but it wasn’t. It       Placido Domingo tries to                                      ing into roles that better match his remaining
their acting skills in the 1920s and ’30s.           became a miracle,” said Kelli O’Hara, who               turn back clock at Met                                       strengths — such as Siegmund in Wagner’s
   The house in Woods Hole was used as a             plays the show’s lead female character, Nellie                                                                       “Die Walkuere,” which he will sing again at
practice spot by an up-and-coming theater group      Forbush. “We’ve never been more honored than              NEW YORK— When the late Luciano                            the house this spring. Next season he’s going
known as the University Players because their        to perform for you, Captain.”                         Pavarotti tried to relive his days of youthful                 even farther afield, scheduling the title role in
founders were students at Harvard, Princeton            As she spoke, a spotlight was trained on           glory at the Metropolitan Opera by reprising the               Verdi’s “Simon Boccanegra,” which is actually
and Radcliffe.                                       Sullenberger in the audience, and the crowd           role that made him famous, the result was an                   written for a baritone. It’s only by chance that
   In 1928, the group — including Fonda —            stood, cheered and applauded. The pilot’s wife,       embarrassment that tarnished his reputation.                   he is singing in “Adriana” at all. Originally he
raised enough money to raise the curtain for         Lorrie Sullenberger, began wiping tears from              No such calamity befell his one-time tenor                 had intended to conduct the current revival, but
their first play. By the end of their first summer   her face.                                             rival Placido Domingo when on Friday night                     he agreed to jump from the podium to the stage
they had grossed $20,000. Stewart joined the            He hugged her, then turned back to the             at age 68 he took on the role of his house debut               after the scheduled tenor, Marcelo Alvarez,
group in 1932. The Cape Cod Times reports            crowd and waved as the cheers grew still louder.      back in 1968 — Maurizio, the dashing military                  switched to an upcoming new production of
that fire swept through the second floor of the         Many in the audience already had recognized        man who fuels a fatal love triangle in Francesco               Verdi’s “Il Trovatore.”
house on Tuesday.                                    him. Murmurs of “look who’s here” had buzzed          Cilea’s “Adriana Lecouvreur.”                                      Pavarotti’s ill-fated effort to wish the years
                                                     through the crowd during intermission.                    The fact that Domingo is still performing at               away occurred in 1995, when he starred in a
 Band member, employee                                  “It was quite exciting just to see this guy who    all after 40 seasons is amazing. If it can’t be said           revival of Donizetti’s “La Fille du Regiment,”
                                                                                                           that his attempt to turn back the clock was an
  accused of sex assault                             saved so many lives,” said David Feldman, who
                                                                                                           unqualified success, at least it was an honorable
                                                                                                                                                                          best known for its tenor aria with nine high Cs.
                                                     found himself sitting two rows behind the pilot.                                                                     Back in 1971, he had punched each one out
   OAKLAND, Calif.— The co-founder of the               “It’s so nice to have a hero who’s a real hero,    effort with considerable rewards.                              with brilliant abandon, but 24 years later he had
rock group Saving Abel and another employee          instead of movie stars,” added Feldman’s wife,            The role of Maurizio is by no means the                    trouble hitting the top notes squarely. Worse, it
of the band are facing charges after authorities     Ellen Schwartz.                                       toughest in the Italian repertory. Cilea gives                 turned out he had transposed the aria down a
say they forced a 17-year-old girl to perform a         The 58-year-old pilot, his wife and their two      his hero a couple of fairly brief arias and sev-               half-tone, making a mockery of the notion that
sex act following a concert in Oakland.              daughters went backstage after the show and           eral duets, and the highest note he has to sing                he was still King of the High Cs.
   Thirty-three-year-old Jason Null and 21-          met the cast of the Rodgers and Hammerstein           is B natural below high C. Even that has been                      “Adriana Lecouvreur,” based loosely on the
year-old Brandon Danger were arraigned Friday        musical, which tells of the romances and hero-        beyond Domingo’s comfort zone for several                      life of an 18th century French actress, is rarely
on charges of forced oral copulation and forced      ics of a group of American aviators, nurses and       years, as his voice has darkened and taken on an               performed these days except when a leading
oral copulation on a minor.                          sailors stationed far from home during World          increasingly baritonal sound. So some passages                 lady is looking for a vehicle to display her vocal
   Null, a founder and lead guitarist with the       War II.                                               were transposed downward to accommodate                        and histrionic talents. Soprano Maria Guleghina
group, pleaded not guilty. His attorney says the        It was an appropriate choice for Sullenberger,     the star — not an uncommon practice even for                   did better at the emoting than the singing, with
charges are “baseless” and his client will be        who was named best aviator in his Air Force           singers far younger.                                           a rough, unsteady tone often marring her vocal
exonerated. Danger has yet to enter a plea.          Academy class and served in the military from             Domingo still moves and acts with enviable                 outbursts. She did manage some nice phrasing
   Police say the girl was lured onto the band’s     1973 to 1980. He flew F-4 Phantom II fighter          grace for a performer old enough to be his char-               when she was able to scale back her large voice,
tour bus Tuesday night thinking she would be         planes and served as a flight leader in Europe        acter’s grandfather. But it does stretch credulity             but other times was outright flat. As the Princess
in a rock video. Once inside, they say she was       and the Pacific.                                      to picture him as a romantic idol for whom two                 of Bouillon, mezzo-soprano Olga Borodina
forced to perform the sex act.                          The calm and steadiness with which he han-         glamorous women are willing to battle to the                   won the vocal competition hands-down, with a
                                                     dled the Jan. 15 near-disaster — witnesses said       death.                                                         no-holds-barred vocal ferocity well-suited to a
Hudson ‘miracle’ pilot gets                          he walked the length of the waterlogged plane             Vocally, he took awhile to warm up, and                    character who ultimately murders her rival by
 applause on Broadway                                to make sure everyone got out — could have fit        he struggled with his Act 3 song about his                     sending her a bouquet of poisoned violets.
                                                     right in with the feats depicted on the Lincoln       military exploits. What made it all worthwhile                     Marco Armiliato conducted with an appreci-
   NEW YORK— Weeks after starring in his                                                                   were those moments, especially in the final act,
own story of bravery and heroism, the pilot who      Center Theater stage. A propeller plane even                                                                         ation for Cilea’s delicate and inventive orchestra-
safely ditched his jetliner in the Hudson River      forms part of the show’s set.                         when that familiar Domingo sound rang out in                   tions. The lavish production, dating from 1963,
received a standing ovation Saturday from the           Sullenberger and his fellow crew members           the cavernous Met auditorium. At its best, it’s                holds up well enough to support the melodra-
audience at a Broadway performance of “South         are in New York as part of a media blitz, includ-     still a thrilling voice — ardent and muscular,                 matic, often nonsensical, goings-on.
Pacific.”                                            ing an interview with the pilot that is set to        supported by a rock-solid technique that has                       Domingo is scheduled to sing five more
   At the end of the classic revival, the show’s     air Sunday on CBS’ “60 Minutes.” He also is           kept him going all these years while so many                   performances through the end of the month.
THE DAILY NEWS |MONDAY|FEBRUARY 9, 2009                                                                                                                                                                                            Page 3


Book Review: ‘White Heat’ by Brenda Wineapple
   On April 17, 1862, walking home from the post office in                       strategy is regularly used by Dickinson scholars, and it                                   The simple News that Nature told —
Worcester, Massachusetts, Thomas Wentworth Higginson                             yields interesting results. Dickinson followed Higginson’s                                 With tender Majesty
opened an envelope addressed to him to discover four                             career by reading in the newspapers about his exploits
poems, accompanied by a question: “Are you too deep-                             and accomplishments, and by reading articles and stories                                   Her message is committed
ly occupied to say if my verse is alive?” This was his                           he wrote for various journals (most often The Atlantic).                                   To hands I cannot see —
first encounter with Emily Dickinson’s verse, which he                           With the use of a calendar, then, her notes and poems can                                  For love of Her — Sweet — countrymen —
later described as “poetry torn up by the roots.” It began                       be read as replies to his letters (and his letters as replies                              Judge tenderly — of Me
a relationship, sustained almost entirely by exchanges                           to communication from her), thus allowing us to infer
of letters and poems, that may well have done more to                            some of what his letters contained. This task is made                                       What Dickinson gives back to the world, to her
                cause his name to be remembered than                             easier because Higginson, a tireless campaigner for the                                  “countrymen,” in return for the gifts she has received in
                all of the other activities and passions that                    improvement of society, wrote many articles for news-                                    the lottery of birth and cultivated through long decades
                drove him through his long, energetic life.                      papers and journals (for which, of course, dates can be                                  of dedication, is poem after poem of witness, of tribute
                Immortality was his driving dream, though                        established), on a variety of topics: abolition of slavery,                              to what we call Nature. She teaches us to see, and to
                he would surely have been surprised that                         equal rights for women, physical education for both boys                                 celebrate the created world we have received in trust.
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                                                                                 for Dickinson, who is perhaps the most famous recluse                                    engages our interest in poems that have left us stumped.
                The nearest Dream recedes — unrealized —                         in American history. (It is well to remember, though, that                               It gives us the world in which those poems were created,
                The Heaven we chase,                                             she did not become a recluse — a conscious choice, per-                                  and shows us that their creator was in touch with that
                Like a June Bee — before the School Boy,                         haps, which she characterized as “the white election” —                                  world in more ways than we might have guessed. And
  David         Invites the Race —                                               until she was entering adulthood and choosing poetry for                                 if it sends us back to “The Complete Poems of Emily
  Worley        Stoops — to an easy Clover —                                     her career. By most accounts she was active and outgoing                                 Dickinson,” we are likely to f ind ourselves engaged
  ———           Dips — evades — teases — deploys                                 until she reached puberty.) She addresses her seclusion in                               by poems we have previously passed over — an ample
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                                In defense of disagreement
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      lush with power from victory, his             banking business to the mortgage industry,       blinding it to the values of context.           ity, they are not the only party in town,
      ego puffed by an adoring press and            the automobile business to health care. I            In the interview, Cheney asserted that      and that the opposing party represents real
      buoyed by a celebrity hype machine,           do not want the government in charge of all      keeping America secure is "a tough, mean,       people with viable viewpoints, as well.
President Barack Obama has taken to car-            of these things. I don't want this to work."     dirty, nasty business." He remarked about       The new administration must consider
icaturizing his opponents as malevolent                Limbaugh received heavy fire for his          terrorists: "These are evil people. And we're   the principled criticisms of its Republican
enemies of the good. The good, of course,           remarks. But what's wrong with them? To          not going to win this fight by turning the      opponents instead of unleashing polarizing
              would be the president and            say anything else would have been a sur-         other cheek."                                   rhetoric.
              his agenda.                           render and capitulation of the ideas he's            Cheney speaks from experience here.            This will be especially important when
                 One major enemy would              spent the last 20 years of his life articulat-   And I believe the former vice president         it comes to the extremely controversial
              be radio talk-show host Rush          ing and defending.                               expects the new administration will soon        economic stimulus plan, another radical
              Limbaugh. In a January                   No one should be forced to throw out          lessen its hubristic and high-minded tone       reworking of the free-market system that
              interview with Sean Hannity,          their principles just because they disagree      once it starts receiving the sobering sort      could change this country for generations.
              and on episodes of his own            with a popular president. Limbaugh and           of intelligence reports that Cheney and the
              show, Limbaugh has assert-                                                                                                             But pass it must, the president has pro-
                                                    all happy warriors must continue to work         Bush team read for eight years.                 claimed. "No plan is perfect, and we should
              ed that he wants Obama                hard advocating for their beliefs, no mat-           Cheney is not a man looking to score
              to fail. The liberal-media                                                                                                             work to make it stronger... But let's not
                                                    ter how fierce the tide is against them. As      a cheap partisan shot. This is a devoted        make the perfect the enemy of the essen-
              demagogues who promptly               Limbaugh explained on his show, "Why is          public servant who saw the smoke from the
   Kathryn pounced on these remarks                                                                                                                  tial." House and Senate Republicans, and
    Lopez                                           it any different, what's new, what is unfair     Pentagon on 9/11. When he voices concern,       the folks they represent, are not the nation's
              missed what Rush was really
    ——— saying, as usual.                           about my saying I hope liberalism fails?         it's not that he's hoping for an attack, or     "enemies"; they are simply citizens with
   National                                         Liberalism is our problem."                      aiming to intimidate a rookie president and     very reasonable, solid objections to many
                 Here are some choice                  But it wasn't just Limbaugh the light-        his team — he's genuinely worried about
    Review    words: "If I wanted Obama                                                                                                              of the plan's provisions, and America can-
    Online                                          ning rod that so angered the ascendant left.     his country. Obama might consider that the
              to succeed, I'd be happy the                                                                                                           not afford to have the Democratic claque
                                                    Two weeks into the Obama administration,         Republican politicians who disagree with
              Republicans have laid down.                                                                                                            dismiss them out of hand. For a change,
              And I would be encouraging            reporters from Politico sat down with for-       his grand plans feel the same way.
                                                                                                                                                     Obama must stop demonizing his oppo-
Republicans to lay down and support him.            mer vice president Dick Cheney. "Cheney              Americans are looking for leadership.
                                                    warns of new attacks," the headline read,        And leadership does not consist of chuck-       nents. A wise president would rush to do it.
Look, what he's talking about is the absorp-
tion of as much of the private sector by            causing many Obama fans to condemn the           ing principle after every election cycle.       Kathryn Lopez is the editor of National Review
the U.S. government as possible, from the           man as a virulent scaremonger. Again, self-      Obama and the Dems need to understand           Online (www.nationalreview.com). She can be
                                                    righteous fury has clouded the left's vision,    that, though they now govern in the major-      contacted at klopez@nationalreview.com.

                                                                    (On this date in 1983, the Oxford Union Society rejected,      John McCain in the Kansas caucuses and Louisiana pri-
    TODAY IN HISTORY                                                416-187, a motion “that this House would not fight for
                                                                    Queen and Country.”)
                                                                                                                                   mary, while McCain won the Washington caucuses. A sui-
                                                                                                                                   cide bomber blasted a political gathering in northwestern
                      By the Associated Press                          In 1942, daylight-saving “War Time” went into effect in     Pakistan, killing at least 27 people. Space shuttle Atlantis,
                                                                    the United States, with clocks turned one hour forward.        carrying a European-built science lab, docked with the

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         oday is Monday, Feb. 9, the 40th day of 2009. There
         are 325 days left in the year.                                In 1950, in a speech in Wheeling, W.Va., Sen. Joseph        international space station.
            Today’s Highlight in History:                           McCarthy, R-Wis., charged the State Department was                Today’s Birthdays: Actress Kathryn Grayson is 87.
     On Feb. 9, 1943, the World War II battle of Guadalcanal        riddled with Communists.                                       Television journalist Roger Mudd is 81. Actress Janet
 in the southwest Pacific ended with an Allied victory over            In 1971, the crew of Apollo 14 returned to Earth after      Suzman is 70. Actress-politician Sheila James Kuehl (“The
 Japanese forces.                                                   man’s third landing on the moon.                               Many Loves of Dobie Gillis”) is 68. Singer-songwriter
     On this date:                                                     In 1984, Soviet leader Yuri V. Andropov died at age 69,     Carole King is 67. Actor Joe Pesci is 66. Singer Barbara
     In 1773, the ninth president of the United States,             less than 15 months after succeeding Leonid Brezhnev; he       Lewis is 66. Author Alice Walker is 65. Actress Mia
 William Henry Harrison, was born in Charles City County,           was succeeded by Konstantin U. Chernenko.                      Farrow is 64. Singer Joe Ely is 62. Actress Judith Light
 Virginia Colony.                                                      Ten years ago: The Senate began closed-door delibera-       is 60. Rhythm-and-blues musician Dennis “DT” Thomas
     In 1825, the House of Representatives elected John             tions in President Bill Clinton’s impeachment trial, even      (Kool & the Gang) is 58. Actor Charles Shaughnessy is 54.
 Quincy Adams president after no candidate had received a           though members from both parties acknowledged that the         Country singer Travis Tritt is 46. Actress Julie Warner is
 majority of electoral votes.                                       two-thirds margin for conviction could not be attained.        44. Country singer Danni Leigh is 39. Actor Jason George
     In 1861, Jefferson Davis was elected the provisional              Five years ago: President George W. Bush and                is 37. Actor-producer Charlie Day is 33. Rock singer Chad
 president of the Confederate States of America.                    Democratic front-runner John Kerry sparred over the pres-      Wolf (Carolina Liar) is 33. Actor A.J. Buckley (TV: “CSI:
     In 1870, the U.S. Weather Bureau was established.              ident’s economic leadership, while Kerry’s rivals sought to    NY”) is 32. Rock musician Richard On (O.A.R.) is 30.
     In 1909, Dean Rusk, secretary of state under Presidents        slow his brisk pace. Anti-government rebels took control       Actress Ziyi Zhang is 30. Actor David Gallagher is 24.
 John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson, was born in                 of nearly a dozen towns in western Haiti as the death toll     Actress Marina Malota is 21. Actress Camille Winbush
 Cherokee County, Ga.                                               in the violent uprising rose to at least 40.                   (“The Bernie Mac Show”) is 19.
     In 1933, the Oxford Union Society approved, 275-153, a            One year ago: Democrat Barack Obama swept                      Thought for Today: “Modesty is the conscience of the
 motion “that this House will in no circumstances fight for
                                                                    the Louisiana primary and caucuses in Nebraska and             body.” — Honore de Balzac, French author and dramatist
 its King and Country,” a stand that was widely denounced.
                                                                    Washington state; Republican Mike Huckabee outpolled           (1799-1850).


                                                     Senator Smith’s report from Frankfort
                                                    T
                                                           he Senate convened after a three-week break with a               face incarceration for a first DUI offense.
                                                           strong push on education policy. On the first day back,             This week also saw both chambers gathered together to hear
“The Home Daily of the Cumberlands”                        we passed Senate Joint Resolution 19 which, if passed            the Governor’s State of the Commonwealth address where he
        VOL. 98 NO. — 268                           by the State House of Representatives, will streamline math             laid out his vision of ways to close the projected $456 million
         How to contact us                          standards in schools. Right now, our requirements are a mile            shortfall in the budget. Discussions on this serious problem
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                                                                                                                            timely manner.
       Publisher: Tom Spargur — 202                                ing of the passage of the legislation shows how
   tspargur@heartlandpublications.com                              important it is to the Senate to move forward on            As I close this column, I want to acknowledge the sacrifice
                                                                   this issue without delay.                                of so many Kentuckians during the past two weeks who have
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                                                                      The Senate also passed Senate Bill 4, a drug
  Managing Editor: Brandy Calvert — 206                            diversion bill. SB 4 requires that anyone charged        food. I am also grateful to the National Guard and the utility
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      Sports Editor: Jay Compton — 219
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           Staff Writer: Tabitha Webb                  ———         offenses, the charges can be dropped and the                This week marked my one year anniversary as your senator.
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  not knocking or down-           l o o k i n g f o r we a p o n s   his success in the peanut      mer presidents and vice            to all.                        er, Jean Sims Walters of
  playing anyone who states       of mass destruction and            business and in the State      presidents were there in              She was preceded in death   Corbin; g randchildren,
  what they are going to          because our forces didn’t          of Georgia, but that would     attendance.                        by her loving husband of       Malachi Earle and Makinzy
  do or what plans they are       f ind any we believe it            not work for America.                                             55 years Herbert L. Powers;    Earle, Tyler Jones, Jason
                                                                                                       I happen to believe in
  making. Personally, I love      was a horrible decision to         Today we remember his                                             two infant sons, Herbert       Riley and Xander Riley; sis-
                                                                                                    America and respect the            and Caleb Powers; daugh-
  belief systems, thoughts,       have done so. It is funny          tenure for the failed res-     sacrif ice and service by                                         ters and brother, Judith Earl
  and vision. These charac-       how easy we forget that            cue of our hostages and we                                        ter Nora “Tina” Yoakum;        of Pineville and Janet and
                                                                                                    those who served whether           parents Charlie and Pearlie
  teristics are the founda-       Saddam Hussein had                 have forgotten about his       I voted for them or not,                                          Danny; and a host of other
  tions for us moving for-        already used such weap-            successes in peace and the                                        Helton; sisters, Mary Powers   relatives, neighbors and
                                                                                                    because for me that is             and Rosmey Spitzer of
  ward and I applaud those        ons against his own peo-           world scene. His failure                                                                         friends.
                                                                                                    being an American and a            Middlesboro; granddaugh-
  who are taking such steps,      ple. No discovery neces-           was due to Congress not                                                                             The family will receive
                                                                                                    participant in her history.        ter, Kimberly Thacker; great
  but there in still awaits       sary to have still taken the       working together. Instead                                                                        friends on Tuesday from 6
                                                                                                       The best way to begin           g randdaughters, Amber         until 8 p.m. at the Arnett &
  acceptance of truth.            proper action.                     they sought their own per-     2009 would be to accept
      I would like to be a            President Clinton              sonal efforts everyone’s                                          McCranie and Jessica           Steele Funeral Home cha-
                                                                                                    one element of truth —             Robertson; and great-grand-    pel.
  stand alone island myself.      (42) in his attack again           collectively.                  this world is not ours, but
  When considering dif-           S a d d a m H u s s e i n wa s        2009 is a great year                                           son, Justin McFall.               Cremation will fol-
                                                                                                    His. We are the stewards              Survivors include her       low at the Arnett & Steele
  f iculties that position is     derailed in his efforts            to work together, and I
                                                                                                    of His world and we were           daughters, Mary Thacker        Cremation Center.
  the easiest to assume and       and action because of the          am looking for the f irst
  when dreaming we often          scandal involving Monica.          Congressman to say it          created in His image. My           of Harrogate, Tenn., and          Private burial will be in
  will not acknowledge            America became involved            is the Republican from         hope is built in a relation-       Rose Martin of Pace, Fla.;     the Fuson Cemetery at Siler.
  that our thoughts may be        in that instead of the pro-        Ohio, and the Democrat         ship with Jesus Christ.            sons, William Powers, Roy         Arnett & Steele Funeral
  second hand reactions or        tection of our Country.            from Missouri that halted         Until then …                    Powers, and Hubert “Porky”     Home and Cremation Center
  follow-ups based on what            Even President Bush            this bill passage, instead                                        Powers, all of Middlesboro;    in Pineville is in charge of
                                                                                                    Guest columnist Tim Mills          20 grandchildren, 26 great-
  we’ve seen before, heard        (41) attempted to lead the         of hearing the majority or     can be contacted by e-mail at                                     arrangements. Guestbook at
  or learned. The accep-          United States in efforts           minority always blaming        timothy.h.mills@gmail.com
                                                                                                                                       grandchildren, and 3 great-    www.arnettsteele.com
                                                                                                                                       great grandchildren who
                                                                                                                                       will miss her dearly.             Paul Kenneth
                                                                                                                                          Services will be 8 p.m.          Slusher
  Abraham Lincoln Library and                                                                                                          Monday, February 9, at
                                                                                                                                       Shumate Funeral Home with
                                                                                                                                       the Rev. Boyd Gray officiat-
                                                                                                                                                                         TURKEY CREEK —
                                                                                                                                                                      Paul Kenneth Slusher, 70,
                                                                                                                                                                      died on February 5, 2009, in
  Museum to host ‘Let us praise                                                                                                        ing. Music will be provided
                                                                                                                                       by Alva Cunningham.
                                                                                                                                          Graveside service will be
                                                                                                                                       11 a.m. Tuesday at Yearys
                                                                                                                                                                      Pineville.
                                                                                                                                                                         Services will be at 11
                                                                                                                                                                      a.m. Monday at the Arnett

 famous men: Abraham Lincoln’
    HARROGATE, Tenn.             of sharecroppers in the             since 2006. She also serves     to either honor Lincoln
                                                                                                                                       Cemetery. Pallbearers will
                                                                                                                                       be grandsons and great-
                                                                                                                                       grandsons.
                                                                                                                                                                      & Steele Funeral Home with
                                                                                                                                                                      the Rev. Casey Hampton
                                                                                                                                                                      presiding.
                                                                                                                                                                         Burial will be in the
— The Abraham Lincoln            South. Just as Evans and            as the gallery director at      or make a dollar from his            The family will receive     Hendrickson Cemetery at
Library and Museum               Agee questioned the value           the institution’s Visual        memory. The exhibit will          friends 6-8 p.m. Monday,       Turkey Creek.
will host Dr. Liz Murphy         of the common man during            Arts Gallery. She has put       also feature movie stills,        February 9, at Shumate            Arrangements by Arnett
Thomas, University of            the Depression, the title in        together solo exhibitions       movie posters, and tele-          Funeral Home.                  & Steele Funeral Home,
Illinois-Springfield assis-      the context of these vid-           which have been shown           vision scripts that feature          Online guest register at    Pineville.
tant professor of digital        eos serves as a question on         throughout Illinois. She        Lincoln as a central char-        www.shumatefuneralhome.           G u e s t b o o k a t w w w.
media, for a talk and video      duality: who is the famous          has also been a part of sev-    acter.                            com                            arnettsteele.com.
presentation entitled Let        man? Is it the actor, or the        eral Lincoln-themed group          The Abraham Lincoln
Us Praise Famous Men:            historical man he portrays?         exhibitions.                    Library and Museum is
Abraham Lincoln. The
event will take place on the
                                    “The objective of this
                                 artwork will be to raise
                                                                        The program compli-
                                                                     ments the museum’s current
                                                                                                     located on the historic cam-
                                                                                                     pus of Lincoln Memorial                        JEFF'S
bicentennial of Lincoln’s
birth at 10 a.m., Thursday,
February 12, and is part
                                 issues with the representa-
                                 tion of historical figures in
                                 mainstream f ilm and the
                                                                     temporary exhibit entitled:
                                                                     Lincoln In Memory: The
                                                                     16th President in Personal
                                                                                                     University in Harrogate,
                                                                                                     Tennessee. Housing one
                                                                                                     of the top f ive Lincoln
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Bicentennial events taking       ers have between entertain-         The exhibit examines how        lections in the world, the
place at Lincoln Memorial        ment and history,” Murphy           the image, words and char-      Museum is open Monday-
University.
    One of a series of videos,
                                 Thomas said. “For many
                                 viewers, film is their only
                                                                     acter of Abraham Lincoln
                                                                     have become an integral
                                                                                                     Friday from 9 a.m. to 4
                                                                                                     p.m., Saturday from 11
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in f ilm and explores the        much of history.”                   of Lincolniana includes         tion about this and other
iconic representation of our        Mur phy Thomas has               silverware, medals, pins,       programs at the Abraham
most famous president. The       been with the University            bookends, candy boxes           Lincoln Library and                                        Mon.-Fri. 9:00-6:00    Sat. 9:00-2:00
title is a re-appropriation of   of Illinois at Springf ield         and glassware-all attempts      Museum, call 869-6235.
Walker Evans’ and James
Agee’s 1930’s photogra-                                             Day
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phy series entitled “Let Us
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                                                                                                                                                       Section Editor: Donna Greene


LIFESTYLES                                                                                                                                                   Phone: (606) 248-1010 ext. 205
                                                                                                                                                                       Fax: (606) 248-7614
                                                                                                                                                         Email: dgreene@middlesborodailynews.com
                                                                                                                                                        Web page: www.middlesborodailynews.com




 Frakes students celebrate 100 days of school
1      00 days of
       s c h o o l ! T h a t ’s
       what Frakes
School Center pri-
mary students cel-
ebrated recently with
a multitude of special
activities that revolved
around the number
100.
   The students were
encouraged to wear a
100th day hat or tee-
shirt decorated with
100 items.
   One of the students
aking up the challenge
wa s C o l t o n Tu r n e r,
pictured at right,
showing off the 100th
day tee-shirt he creat-
ed for the celebration.
   Stations were also
set up for students
to participate in with
t h e h e l p o f Pa r e n t
Volunteers. The sta-
tions evolved around
m a t h , l i t e r a cy, a r t ,
physical activity and
creative thinking.
                                                                                                                                                                       Girl
   Pictured bottom is
Ramie Reese, Chase                                                                                                                                                   Scouts
Smither and Alexis
L ay wo r k o n bl o c k
patterns at one of the
                                                                                                                                                                     to visit
stations.
   Ta k i n g a d va n t a g e
of one of the physi-
                                                                                                                                                                      LMU
                                                                                                                                                                        "Wanna know what
cal activities avail-                                                                                                                                                college is really like?
able are (pictured                                                                                                                                                   Join the Wilderness
top, far right) Jacob                                                                                                                                                Road Girl Scouts as
England, Kaitlyn Hill                                                                                                                                                they visit Lincoln
and Cameron Gibson                                                                                                                                                   Memorial University
jump, jump jumping                                                                                                                                                   Saturday, Feb. 21, at
to 100 for 100 days of                                                                                                                                               11a.m.
school.                                                                                                                                                                 Those taking
   The students also                                                                                                                                                 part in the visit will
created beautiful                                                                                                                                                    tour the campus, eat
Valentines for local                                                                                                                                                 lunch in the cafeteria,
service men and                                                                                                                                                      and watch a softball
wo m e n — a n d o f                                                                                                                                                 game.
course their goal was                                                                                                                                                   This event, part
100 Valentine for Vets!                                                                                                                                              of “Saturday at the
                                                                                                                                                                     Studio” is sponsored
                                                                                                                                                                     by Girl Scouts of
Father’s death leaves family torn apart                                                                                                                              Kentucky’sWilderness
                                                                                                                                                                     Road Council, is open
                                                                                                                                                                     to girls g rades in
   Dear Annie: I was                        or go to the pro-         I once owned a blue           She is also willing to help     would like her to go with
adopted at birth. I                         bate court. Your       Windbreaker that my moth-        the economy on a regular        you for counseling.              grades sixth through
was a “daddy’s girl,”                       request for the        er loved to wear. She bor-       basis without concern for          Alert the counselor to        twelth.
and although he                             ar twork will be       rowed it often and wore it       our financial position. Not     your problem in advance             “You don’t have to
always stood up to                          treated respectful-    on her trips with friends.       to mention, she tells me        in case there is a need for      be a registered Girl
my Mom on issues of                         ly. If you are the     My jacket had lovely vaca-       what to do, how to do it and    a further referral. If your      Scout to come,” adds
discipline, it was very                     only child, you        tions in Europe and Asia.        when.                           wife won’t go with you, the      Cathy Eldahan, local
clear that Mom and                          may have a legal       Eventually, because Mom             A recent spate of helping    counselor should still be        membership specialist
I were oil and water.                       claim to this prop-    was a bigger size, the seams     the economy through credit      able to help you find ways       for the Girl Scouts of
As the family thera-                        erty unless Mom        ripped. She bought a new,        cards has brought every-        to deal with the issue.          Kentucky’sWilderness
pist put it, Dad was                        put other specific     larger one and told me I         thing up again. While trying                                     Road Council. “Bring
                                                                                                                                    Annie’s Mailbox is written by
the glue that held us        Kathy          ar rangements in       could borrow it any time I       to think of some sort of rea-   Kathy Mitchell and Marcy         a friend for a fun day
together.
   When Dad died
                            Mitchell writing. The most
                                            painful outcome
                                                                   wanted.
                                                                      After Mom died, I vis-
                                                                                                    sonable solution, I Googled
                                                                                                    “pathological liar.” Oh, my
                                                                                                                                    Sugar, longtime editors of the   at LMU."
two years ago, Mom           Marcy          is if Mom already      ited a friend of hers in the     God. My mouth fell open
                                                                                                                                    Ann Landers column. Please          For more informa-
                                                                                                                                    e-mail your questions to
wasted no time               Sugar          disposed of the        nursing home. I noticed she      and my eyes opened wide.        anniesmailbox@comcast.net,       tion and how to reg-
appointing an attor-         ———            piece, but then        was shivering, so I handed       This described my wife to       or write to: Annie’s Mailbox,    ister call Eldahan at
n ey a s f i n a n c i a l Annie’s Mailbox you are no worse        her the jacket. I told her the   a T.                            P.O. Box 118190, Chicago, IL     248-1766.
guardian who allowed                        off than you are       story of the Windbreaker            I looked for information     60611.
NO contact between us. She now, so it can’t hurt to ask.           and said she could wear it       on how to get help for her,

                                                                                                                                                 PERSONALS
recently died and I want              Dear Annie: As a person      as long as she needed. This      but from what I saw, there
only one thing — a piece who grew up in hand-me-                   woman was a childless            is no treatment. Most peo-
of artwork that one of Dad’s downs, I was interested in            widow with no close rela-        ple with this condition don’t
graduate students made for the letter from “Grannie                tives, and that jacket was a     seem to know they have a
him. Dad had promised it to Loves Them All,” whose
me, but died without a will rich daughter won’t donate
                                                                   connection to friends. When
                                                                   she died, the staff returned
                                                                                                    problem. So how do I cope?
                                                                                                    I am strong, but it is really
                                                                                                                                     Happy 2nd Birthday
saying so. It has no mar- her children’s old clothes
ket value whatsoever, and I to her poorer brother. You
                                                                   the Windbreaker and now it
                                                                   means even more. — Miss
                                                                                                    getting to me. — Nevada
                                                                                                       Dear Nevada: It’s true
                                                                                                                                    Elijah Jacob Hampton
cry imagining it going for mentioned the possibil-                 My Mom                           that in order for anyone to
a dollar at somebody’s yard ity that Sis may believe her              Dear Miss: Thanks for         be helped, he or she must
sale.                              brother would be resentful.     sharing your real-life ver-      be willing. We don’t know
   My husband for med                 The key is to forget the     sion of “The Sisterhood of       if your diagnosis is cor-
a very real bond with my fact that the clothes are                 the Traveling Pants” and a       rect, but we do know you
father and cares about this used and remember the                  compelling argument for          are having a problem with
issue almost as much as I sharing. Clothes can be                  hand-me-downs.                   your wife’s fabrications and
do. How do we approach handed down for many rea-                      Dear Annie: My wife           spending habits, and these
the estate? I don’t want to sons, and need is just one of          and I have been married for      things need to be addressed.
make the hurt worse. — San them. It also can be a way              25 years. It’s a second mar-     Approach it from your per-
Diego                              to bring the brother and sis-   riage for both of us. A few      spective. Tell your wife
   Dear San Diego: Talk to ter together and introduce              years after we married, I        YOU are having difficulties
the executor of the estate the cousins to each other.              found her to be a good liar.     with the relationship and




                                                                                                                                      Love,
                                                                                                                                          Mommy & Daddy
                                                                                                                                         (Savannah & Jacob Hampton)
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                                                                         LIFESTYLES
Sylvan Dell awards Educational Resource
  Grant to Middlesboro Primary School
   Thanks to reading inter-                                                                                                                                                              tain and teach their chil-
vention teacher Shannon                                                                                                                                                                  dren. We don’t want to be
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Primary School                   in               classroom for easy reading to supplement or to introduce science and                                                                   publisher. We want to be
Middlesboro, has been                                                                                                                                                                    loved for our products and
awarded the Sylvan Dell                                          math through literature in the classroom.                                                                               our commitment to excel-
Publishing Resource                                                                                                                                                                      lence, and we want to be
Grant.                                                                                                                                                                                   part of the education solu-
                                           dents and their families                 excite children’s imagina-            page Teaching Activities,      months later over 1900
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license provides unlimit-                                                                                                                                                                   For additional informa-
                                           from their homes.                        vibrant artwork, and a 3-5            Math Quizzes, and much         answer the call?
ed access to all 35 Sylvan                    Teachers throughout the               page “For Creative Minds”             more.                             Not only is the grant        tion about the books or the
Dell eBooks, featuring                     school are able to project               educational section in the               In June of 2008, Sylvan     helpful to teachers, but        grant, go to www.sylvan-
flipviewer technology with                 the books in the classroom               back of each book. But                Dell Publishing announced      Sylvan Dell books are a         dellpublishing.com, email
selectable English and                     for easy reading to supple-              that is just the start…what           this unprecedented educa-      great resource for parents      GrantCoordinator@
Spanish text and audio.                    ment or to introduce sci-                really makes the books                tional resource grant, hop-    at home, too. According to      S y l va n D e l l P u bl i s h i n g .
   The license can be used                 ence and math through lit-               unique, is their tremendous           ing to further pursue its      Sylvan Dell co-owner Lee        com, or call 877-958-
on all school comput-                      erature in the classroom.                amount of free, online                mission of “bringing sci-      German, “What we have           2600. Interested parents
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secure school websites (if                 ture books with science,                 able for cross-curricular             through literature.” Who       tools for teachers and par-     Dell books at their local
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               COMMUNITY CALENDAR                                                                                           Get an early start on spring gardening
           FEBRUARY 9                          MIDDLESBORO BPW                      B L AC K V E T E R A N S                  You don’t need to wait for warm                   over the bed and cover it with clear
   MIDDLESBORO                             CLUBwill meet Tuesday,                   ASSOCIATION meets the                  weather to start your vegetable gar-                 polyethylene film. Anchor the film
P R I M A RY S C H O O L                   Feb. 10, at 5:30 p.m. at                 second Thursday of each                den. Several types of vegetables                     at the base with boards, bricks or
S B D M C O U N C I L’s                    the Middlesborough-Bell                  month at Thankful Baptist              can be started as early as March.                    soil, but remember that occasion-
Fe b r u a r y m e e t i n g h a s         County Library. The meet-                Church.                                Radishes, spinach, cabbage, broc-                    ally you will have to remove the
been changed to Monday,                    ing will be a soup and salad                A SOUP & SANDWICH                   coli, lettuce, onions and many                       poly to tend to the plants and to
February 9, at 5:15 p.m.                   potluck.                                 SERIES MEETING,                        more vegetables are all quite frost                  harvest the crop.
   T                   H              E         FEBRUARY 10, 12, 15                 cosponsored by the                     tolerant, and you can seed or trans-                    For this reason, it’s best if you
M I D D L E S B O RO U G H -                   N A R C O T I C S                    Bell County Chamber                    plant them in the garden from mid                    don’t permanently attach the plastic
BELL COUNTY PUBLIC                         ANONYMOUS meets each                     of Commerce and the                    March to early April.                   Stacy sary to frame. It will of thebe neces-
                                                                                                                                                                                to the               also
                                                                                                                                                                                       open sections       covering
LIBRARY’S monthly pro-                     Tuesday and Thursday at 7                Southeast Kentucky Small                  If you want to get an even earlier White
gram for homeschooled stu-                 p.m., and each Sunday at                 Business Development                   start, you could try covering an area               for ventilation on warm sunny days.
                                                                                                                                                                   ———
                                                                                                                           with clear plastic film to create a Bell County You can easily accomplish this by
dents will be held at 2 p.m.               4 p.m. at 149 North 28th                 Center will be held
Monday, Feb. 9. This pro-                  Street, Middlesboro.                     Thursday, Feb. 12, at 11:30            mini greenhouse where plants will Extension designing the ends of the covering
gram, presented on the sec-                     FEBRUARY 10, 17, 24                 a.m. at J. Million’s. Guest            thrive. To try this season-extending     Service    so you can easily open or remove
ond Monday of each month                       TRI-STATE FAMILY                     speaker for the meeting                technique first work up the soil for                them during warm weather.
is free to all who would like              AL-ANON GROUP meets                      will be Pete debunk, owner             your plot and stretch some black plastic         For more information on early spring
to participate. Featured this              at 6 p.m. each Tuesday at                and chairman of derail                 over the area for a couple of weeks. This gardening techniques or other garden-
month will be Fractured                    Southside Baptist Church                 Industries, Inc.                       will help warm the soil and give seeds and ing topics, contact the Bell County
Fairy Tales. For more infor-               ( 2 1 s t & D o n c a s t e r,              ABRAHAM LINCOLN                     transplants an added boost.                   Cooperative Extension Service.
mation call Children’s                     Middlesboro). If you have to             LIBRARY & MUSEUM                          After a few weeks under black plastic,        Source: Rick Durham, extension con-
Librarian Cindy McGeorge                   cope with a family member                will host “Let Us Praise               the soil will have warmed a few degrees,      sumer horticulture specialist
at 248-4812, ext. 224.                     or loved one struggling with             Famous Men: Abraham                    and you can prepare the bed for plant- Stacy White, the agricultural extension agent
   MIDDLESBORO                             drug and/or alcohol addic-               Lincoln”at 10 a.m.,                    ing and transplanting. Once planted, you with the Bell County Extension Service, can
LITTLE THEATRE will                        tion, and you need support,              Thursday, Feb. 12.                     should install a wooden or metal frame be contacted by e-mail at sjwhite@uky.edu
meet Monday, Feb. 9, at St.                this group is for you. For                    FEBRUARY 12 & 26
Mary's Episcopal Church                    more information call 248-                  L I G H T H O U S E
Guild Hall. The Board of                   6812 (after 5 p.m.).                     MISSION CENTER will
Directors meeting will                              FEBRUARY 11                     be distributing food boxes
begin at 6 p.m. with the                       LEE       COUNTY                     on the second and third
member meeting beginning                   S E N I O R S a n d L AW                 Thursday of each month
soon after. Items on the                   ENFORCEMENT                              at 11:30 a.m. Participants
agenda incude a discussion                 or TRIAD will meet                       must have proof of income
of the future of the “One                  Wednesday, Feb. 11, at noon              and valid photo ID.
Acts-Reloaded” and other                   at Jonesville First Baptist                      FEBRUARY 13
important topics.                          Church. Guest speaker will                  PA G E        SCHOOL
   BELL                 COUNTY             be Diane Roberts, chair of               CENTER will offer the
HIGH SCHOOL SBDM                           the Lee County Relay for                 parent training, “Building
COUNCIL will meet at 5                     Life. Selections honor-                  Relationships with
p.m. Monday in the school                  ing Black History Month                  Adolescents” on Friday,
library.                                   will also be read. For more              Feb. 13, at 9 a.m. in the
        FEBRUARY 9-10                      information contact Martha               FRYS Center.
   BELL                 COUNTY             at 346-1921 or Donna at                          FEBRUARY 14
C O O P E R AT I V E                       346-2689.                                   BELL COUNTY 4-H
EXTENSION SERVICE                              JACK SMITH, American                 CLUB will meet Saturday,
will be taking orders for                  Legion Service Officer will              Feb. 14 at 2 p.m. at the
strawber r y plants until                  be at the National Guard                 First Presbyterian Church
Febr uar y 10. Varieties                   Armory from 10 a.m. to 2                 in Pineville. Club members
available are Allstar and                  p.m. Wednesday to assist                 will be participating in a
Earliglow at a cost of $12                 veterans and their depen-                community service proj-
for 100, $6 for 50 and $3                  dents file claims due them               ect and enjoy a Valentine
for 25 plants. Call 337-2376               from military service.                   Party. The Bell County 4-
to order before February 10,                        FEBRUARY 12                     H Club meets the second
2009.                                          MIDDLESBORO                          Saturday of each month at
        FEBRUARY 9-12                      A P PA L A C H I A N                     the church.
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3 cookies; medium bou-                       City Park on High-    Lunch - Homemade Soups, Salads and Sandwiches
quets are $15 for 5 cookies;                       way 63.                      Roast Beef & “Der Rueben”
and large bouquets are $20                      WiFi Hotspot       Call Ahead for pickup 423-869-9068
for seven cookies. Proceeds
go to the residents activ-
ity fund. Deliveries will be
                                            Open Tuesday -Thursday 7 am-4 pm, Friday 7 am-7pm, Saturday 8 am-4 pm
made Feb. 12, 13 and 14. To
order call 248-0925.
   10¢ SALE ON ALL                                                           Looking Forward
USED CLOTHING will be                                                         To Spring 2009
held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Monday through Thursday,
Feb. 9-12 at the Salvation                                                    Reopening Date
Army Thrift Store, 118 Nth                                                       Tuesday
18th Street, Middlesboro.                                                      February 17
  FEBRUARY 9, 11, 13, 14
   BELL                 COUNTY              Located Beside Boone’s BP 2 Miles East Of Cumberland Gap
HISTORICAL SOCIETY
MUSEUM is featur-                            276-861-4880 or 423-851-4384                OPEN Tues.-Sat. 9am
ing an exhibit of Vintage
Valentines (some are almost
100 years old) for the month
of February. The museum is
open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
and Saturday.
          FEBRUARY 10
   MHS BAND PARENTS’
A S S O C I AT I O N w i l l
meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in
the band room at Central
Auditorium.
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 Barber’s layup sinks Vols 78-77
BY JOHN ZENOR                                 “I just got open backside and          it,” Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl                    freelanced to spread out and get      used his quickness inside. He got
AP Sports Writer                           Tay made a good pass,” Barber             said.                                               the ball in.”                         angles and posted up and we got
   AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Tay                 said. “I was able to finish on a              That helps explain how Barber                      Tyler Smith had given the Vols     the ball to him in the right spot.”
Waller won a wild scramble for             bucket. I just saw the open little        got so open. “Wayne’s on the                        the lead with a reverse layup with       DeWayne Reed had 11 points
the ball, then spotted Korvotney           space. I have no idea how I was           floor,” Pearl said. “That’s his                     39 seconds to play. Before that,      and Hargrove 10 for the Tigers.
                                           that open.”                               man.”                                               Auburn had gone up 76-75 on              Smith scored 21 points on 9-
Barber open under the basket.
                                              Rasheem Barrett had grabbed                Auburn coach Jeff Lebo was                      Waller’s 3-pointer from the top of    of-13 shooting for Tennessee. J.P
   T h e r e s u l t wa s B a r b e r ’s   the offensive rebound after Lucas         pleased that Waller had the pres-                   the key.                              Prince had 18 points and seven
layup with 4.3 seconds left to             Hargrove missed two free throws           ence of mind to f ind the open                         Barrett led Auburn with 27         assists while Scotty Hopson made
give Auburn a 78-77 win over               with 16 seconds left, then the            man.                                                points — two shy of the career-       4-of-5 3-pointers and scored 14
Tennessee on Saturday in the               Volunteers (14-8, 5-3) knocked the            “Tay Waller was really under                    high set last weekend against         points for the Vols. Chism added
Volunteers’ second straight game           ball out of bounds.                       control,” Lebo said. “I was wor-                    Vanderbilt — while Barber had         11 points.
decided on a basket in the final              Barrett tipped the next inbounds       ried he was going to take a quick                   21. Barber made all eight field          The Vols had beaten Arkansas
seconds.                                   pass from the opposite end of the         one there and jack it up, but he did                goal attempts and had a game-high     Wednesday night on a jumper by
   Waller managed to save a long           court away from Wayne Chism               a great job of finding Vot.                         eight rebounds.                       Bobby Maze with 5.4 seconds
inbounds pass, dribbled across             and over to Waller in a scramble              “The hardest thing is to get the                   “He was unbelievable in there,”    left. This time Prince’s off-balance
midcourt and heaved the ball to            for the ball.                             ball inbounds. That’s the one thing                 Lebo said. “It was really the first   attempt at the end bounced off the
Barber inside for the Tigers (14-9,           “They threw a long crosscourt          that they do better than anybody                    time in a long time where I’ve        rim.
3-5 Southeastern Conference).              pass and I thought Wayne had              else in the country. We kind of                     seen him demand the ball and he                            • See VOLS, page 9



 Meeks’ record ‘Splitters roll over Brevard, 76-51
 night brings                                                  STAFF REPORT
                                                                   H A R R O G AT E ,
                                                                                               BREVARD (10-11, 2-9 SAC)
                                                                                               Carlisle, Sam 8-14 3-10 19; Whitson,
                                                                                               Jonathan 4-12 2-7 10; Dellinger, Darin



back memories
                                                               Tenn. — The Lincoln             2-8 5-10 9; Chilton, Joseph 1-3 2-2 4;
                                                                                               Matus, Christian 1-6 0-0 3; Freeman,
                                                               Memorial University             Andrew 1-7 0-0 3; Ferretti, Sean 1-2 0-
                                                                                               0 2; Siniard, Cody 0-4 1-2 1; Galloway,
                                                               Railsplitters received          Shane 0-1 0-0 0; Lance, Chase 0-2


 of Dan Issel
                                                               19 points and 12                0-0 0. Totals 18-59 13-31 51.
                                                               r e b o u n d s f r o m LINCOLN MEMORIAL (12-10, 6-5 SAC)
                                                                                                                      6 8 7-9 19
                                                               freshman forward J o h n s o n , D e s m o n d 18;-Erland,Scott;
                                                                                             Miller,Stuart 6-10 0-0
                   For many Kentucky fans (and yours           Desmond Johnson 11 0-0 6; Parker,Dominic 1-3 4-
                                                                                             4-9 4-4 12; Joseph,Wadner 3-

                truly), especially those who grew up           and 18 points from 4 6; Armstrong,Brandon 2-7 0-0 5;
                during the 1960s, Dan Issel is the all-
                                                                                                          1-6 1-2 3; Sanford,Carlos
                                                               junior guard Stuart Allen,Justin O’Brien,Brandon 1-3 0-0
                                                                                             1-2 0-0 3;
                time favorite Wildcat player.                  Miller in Saturday’s 2; Sikes,Robin 1-3 0-0 2; Martin,Tony
                   And the hoops legend has been in            76-51 route of con- 0-1 0-0 0; Bogard,MattTotals0-0 0;
                                                                                             Whitaker,Ryan 0-1 0-0 0.
                                                                                                                         0-0
                                                                                                                               26-64
                the news lately.                               f e r e n c e o p p o n e n t 16-19 76.
                   As you know, his UK single-game             B r e v a r d C o l l e g e Brevard                  20 31 — 51
                                                                                             Lincoln Memorial       36 40 — 76
                scoring record — which was held for            at home in the Tex
                                                                                             3-point goals--Brevard 2-19 (Freeman,
      The       nearly 40 years — was broken recent-           Turner Arena.                 Andrew 1-7; Matus, Christian 1-4;

  Sports Zone ly by Jodie Meeks, who gunned in 54                  J o h n s o n w a s Dellinger, Darin 0-2; Chilton, Joseph
                                                                                             0-2; Siniard, Cody 0-2; Galloway,
                points in a memorable 18-point vic-            n e a r ly u n s t o p p a - Shane 0-1; Lance, Chase 0-1),
   by Jamie tory over Tennessee in Knoxville.
                                                                                                      Memorial         (Miller,Stuart
                                                               ble at times, as the Lincoln A r m s t r o n 8-24r a n d o n 1 - 4 ;
                                                                                             6-10;                g,B
  H. Vaught        Meeks said Issel didn’t mind seeing         f r e s h m a n h i t 6 - 8 Sanford,Carlos 1-1; Parker,Dominic
                his old scoring mark shattered.                shots from the field 0-1; ;Allen,Justinh0-2;aWhitaker,Ryan;
                                                                                             0-1      Josep ,W dner 0-2
   “Dan Issel said he was proud of me and that it              wh i l e h i t t i n g 7 - 9 Er land,Scott 0-3). Fouled out--
                                                                                             Brevard-Whitson, Jonathan, Lincoln
couldn’t have happened to a better person,” said the           shots from the free M e m o r i a l - J o h n s o n , D e s m o n d .
6-4 junior guard from Norcross, Georgia, on the day            throw line. Miller Rebounds--Brevard 40 (Whitson,
                                                                                             Jonathan 10), Lincoln Memorial 51
after his record-breaking performance. “He told me             kept the Tornadoes’ (Johnson,Desmond 12). Assists--
he would be following me for the rest of the year and
                                                                                                          (Siniard, Cody 5), Lincoln
                                                               wind to a minimun Brevard 11 16 (Armstrong,Brandon
                                                                                             Memorial
wished me the best of luck. When I got to talk to him,         f r o m t h e p e r i m e - 5). Total fouls--Brevard 22, Lincoln
it was just an honor to be on the phone with him.”             ter by hitting 6-10 Memorial 25. Technical fouls--Brevard-
                                                                                             None, Lincoln Memorial-None. A-610
   Over 10 years ago, I had a chance to talk with              shots behind the arc
Issel in an exclusive interview in Lexington for my            for 18 points on the night. The junior transfer
UK basketball book that I was working on, and we               also added four assists and four steals in 37
discussed his two scoring records which were set               minutes on the floor.
against Mississippi in Oxford on February 7, 1970.                 LMU’s only other player to score double figures
   Interestingly, Issel that night almost didn’t estab-        was freshman forward Scott Erland who came in
lish UK’s one-game mark, then held by Cliff Hagan,             off the bench to hit 4-9 shots from the field and 4-
who had 51 points, set in 1954.                                4 shots from the free throw line to finish the game
   With UK leading Ole Miss by a very comfort-                 with 12 points.
able margin before 7,500 spectators at Tad Smith                   Brevard’s attack was carried by the inside play
Coliseum (which opened in 1966), coach Adolph                  of center Sam Carlisle. Carlisle was 8-14 from the
Rupp took Issel out shortly after the 6-8 center had           floor and 3-10 from the line while finishing the
broken UK’s all-time scoring record of 1,770 points            game with 19 points. Teammate Jonathan Whitson
held by Cotton Nash.                                           also scored double figures and led the Tornadoes
   A few moments later, one of the Wildcat stu-                on the glass by putting in 10 points and pulling 10
dent managers got up and informed the coach about              rebounds.
another record after noticing Issel was getting awful-             The Railsplitters improve to 12-10 overall and
ly close in breaking Hagan’s mark.                             6-4 in the South Atlantic Conference, while Brevard
   And Rupp immediately put the senior back in the             falls to 10-11 overall and 2-9 in league play. On
game and the rest is history.                                  Wednesday evening the Railsplitters play host to
   Obviously, for Issel, the records were awfully nice.        conference opponent Mars Hill College in an 8:00                                                                          PHOTO COURTESY RAY WELCH
But that February evening was made extra special               p.m. tip-off, while the Tornadoes play host to non-                        LMU freshman Desmond Johnson lays in two of his 19 points
because his father, who had not been able to attend            conference opponent North Greenville University                            during the Railsplitters’ 76-51 win over Brevard Saturday.
many road games, did get to see his son set school             also at 8 o’clock.                                                         Johnson also had 12 rebounds in the game.
records as Kentucky raced to a 120-85 victory over
the Rebels.
   “The best moment I remember (at UK) is the
game at Ole Miss when I broke the single-game
                                                                                                                                                LMU women pull out
record and became the all-time leading scorer at
Kentucky and the reason it meant so much to me
                                                                                                                                               win on late free throws
                                                                                                                                             FOR THE DAILY NEWS
is my dad,” said Issel, who during his senior year                                                                                                                                BREVARD (5-16, 0-11 SAC)
                                                                                                                                                                                  Winn, Samantha 6-9 0-1 13; Schlobohm,
scored at least 40 points six times and at least 50                                                                    HARROGATE, Tenn. — The                                     Anna 4-13 4-5 12; Flippo, Holli 3-9 3-5 11;
points twice.                                                                                                      Lincoln Memorial University                                    Wharton, Millie 2-2 5-6 9; Brendle, Lindsay
                                                                                                                                                                                  3-4 1-1 9; Whitaker, Amanda 1-4 2-4 4;
   “My father (Robert) each year would go on one                                                                   women’s basketball team slipped                                Bridgers, Paige 1-1 0-0 3; Hudler, Kelly 0-2
or two trips so that by the end of my senior year he                                                                                                                              0-0 0; Roberts, Amber 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 20-
                                                                                                                   out of the Tex Turner Arena                                    46 15-22 61.
would have visited every town in the Southeastern                                                                  Saturday evening with a narrow
                                                                                                                                                                                  LINCOLN MEMORIAL (9-13, 3-8 SAC)
Conference. It just happened to work out that he                                                                   63-61 win over conference oppo-                                W a g n e r, S t e p h a n i e 4 - 7 4 - 4 1 4 ;
was at Ole Miss. So that’s my most unforgettable                                                                   nent Brevard College on two free                               Salaman,Dayshalee 5-11 3-4 14; Harris,Kara
                                                                                                                                                                                  5-16 2-3 14; Winney,Andi 4-5 1-2 9;
Kentucky game in a good way.”                                                                                      throws by sophomore Stephanie                                  Vannoy,Whitney 3-9 1-2 7; O’Dell,Amberly
   Issel also discussed his memorable moment during                                                                Wagner with less than a second                                 1-6 0-0 3; Bennett,Timethia 1-3 0-0 2;
                                                                                                                                                                                  Nasiloski,Cena 0-2 0-0 0; DeBusk,Bonnie
a telephone interview on a recent ESPN’s Kentucky-                                                                 remaining in the game.                                         0-0 0-0 0; Craney,Brittany 0-0 0-0 0;
Ole Miss telecast.                                                                                                                                                                Harrison,Sarah 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 23-61 11-
                                                                                                                       Wagner’s free throws were after                            15 63.
   A two-time All-American selection, Issel finished                                                               the officials called a foul at the oppo-                       Brevard                      25 36 — 61
his senior year with a 33.9-point average without the                                                              site end of the floor in a battle for a                        Lincoln Memorial             29 34 — 63
benefit of a three-point field goal (which was nation-                                                             rebound after a missed Tornado shot.                           3-point goals--Brevard 6-16 (Brendle,
ally adopted by the NCAA in 1986).                                                                                                                                                Lindsay 2-2; Flippo, Holli 2-6; Bridgers,
                                                                                                                       The game between the Lady                                  Paige 1-1; Winn, Samantha 1-2; Hudler,
   But that wasn’t good enough to be the SEC’s top                                                                 Railsplitters and Brevard College                              Ke l l y 0 - 1 ; W h i t a ke r, A m a n d a 0 - 1 ;
                                                                                                                                                                                  Schlobohm, Anna 0-3), Lincoln Memorial
scoring machine. LSU’s Pete Maravich was the tops                                                                  was close throughout, as the score                             6-26 (Harris,Kara 2-9; Wagner,Stephanie
with NCAA-leading 44.5 points, nearly 11 points                                                                    was tied six times and there were                              2-4; Salaman,Dayshalee 1-2;
                                                                                                                                                                                  O’Dell,Amberly 1-6; Harrison,Sarah 0-1;
higher than Issel’s.                                                                                               11 lead changes before LMU                                     Vannoy,Whitney 0-4). Fouled out--Brevard-
   And Issel’s 26-2 Cats completed their memorable                                                                 emerged with their third South                                 None, Lincoln Memorial-O’Dell,Amberly;
                                                                                                                                                                                  Winney,Andi. Rebounds--Brevard 34
1969-70 campaign as the nation’s top-ranked team                                                                   Atlantic Conference win of the                                 (Whitaker, Amanda 9), Lincoln Memorial
before losing to Jacksonville 106-100 in the NCAA                                                                  year to improve to 3-8 in confer-                              36 (Vannoy,Whitney 8). Assists--Brevard
                                                                                                                                                                                  13 (Schlobohm, Anna 6), Lincoln Memorial
tournament.                                                                                                        ence and 9-13 overall.                                         15 (Salaman,Dayshalee 6). Total fouls--
                                                                                                                                                                                  Brevard 17, Lincoln Memorial 21. Technical
   Like Issel, Meeks said he’s awfully glad that his                                                                   Lady Railsplitter senior guard                             fouls--Brevard-None, Lincoln Memorial-
relatives got to see him play in Knoxville.                                                                        Kara Harris, Wagner and freshman                               None. A-495
   “It was very special to have my dad and uncle at                                                                point-guard Dayshalee Salaman
the game,” said Meeks, who hit 10 of 15 three-point-                                                                                                                             Holli Flippo scored 12 and 11
                                                                                                                   all finished the game with 14
ers and made all 14 free throws against the Vols. “It                                                              points. Salaman also handed out                               points respectively.
was special just to have family members at the game.                                                               six assists and Wagner grabbed six                               The Lady Railsplitters now turn
I know my mom wanted to be there, but she was at                                         PHOTO COURTESY RAY WELCH boards to help the LMU cause.                                  their attention to this Wednesday
home with my sisters on a school night. Having my              LMU senior Andi Winney draws attention on the           Brevard was paced by the play                             night’s home game with confer-
dad and my uncle there is something I will cherish             baseline during Saturday’s 63-61 win over Brevard. of Samantha Winn who scored 13                                 ence opponent Mars Hill College.
for such a historical night.                                   Winney scored nine points on 4-of-5 shooting in the to lead the Tornadoes on the night.                           LMU tips-off at 6:00 p.m. against
                                  • See VAUGHT, page 9         game.                                               Teammates Anna Schlobohm and                                  the Lady Lions.
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                                                              SCOREBOARD                                                                                                                        Bobcats down Apollo
      KY. PREP BASKETBALL                           63, 51.5, $30,000.                            Embry-Riddle 55, Florida Memorial 51         St. Francis, Pa. 61, Wagner 55
                                                       20. (22) David Reutimann, Toyota,          Fla. International 80, Arkansas St. 76,      Villanova 54, Seton Hall 51
Saturday’s Scores                                   accident, 56, 48.5, $28,000.                  OT                                           SOUTH
BOYS                                                   21. (2) Elliott Sadler, Dodge, accident,   Florida Southern 72, Barry 59                Alabama St. 48, Ark.-Pine Bluff 43
Adair Co. 81, North Oldham 47                       54, 56.5, $26,000.                            Florida St. 65, Clemson 61                   Armstrong Atlantic 58, UNC-Pembroke
Allen Co.-Scottsville 71, Metcalfe Co. 42              22. (17) Michael Waltrip, Toyota, acci-    Furman 72, Chattanooga 70                    56
Anderson Co. 55, McCreary Central 35                dent, 43, 46.1, $25,000.                      Georgia St. 70, Delaware 67                  Belmont 63, Campbell 40
Bath Co. 55, Berea 40                                  23. (3) Reed Sorenson, Dodge,              Hampden-Sydney 85, Emory & Henry             Bethune-Cookman 80, Norfolk St. 65
Bell Co. 40, Apollo 34                              engine, 36, 51.8, $23,500.                    74                                           Bowie St. 57, Shaw 55
Boone Co. 59, Cov. Holy Cross 44                       24. (23) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, acci-     Howard 72, Md.-Eastern Shore 65              Bryan 76, Milligan 75
Bracken Co. 71, Bellevue 47                         dent, 32, 33, $21,000.                        Jackson St. 81, Alcorn St. 65                Charlotte 83, Duquesne 78
Carlisle Co. 70, Community Christian                   25. (4) Scott Speed, Toyota, accident,     Jacksonville St. 75, E. Kentucky 70          Chattanooga 58, Georgia Southern 48
(Paducah) 46                                        4, 35.6, $20,000.                             James Madison 68, George Mason 66            Christopher Newport 68, Peace 62
Christian Co. 73, Hopkins Co. Central 55               26. (16) David Ragan, Ford, accident,      Kennesaw St. 69, North Florida 65, OT        Clark Atlanta 76, Benedict 68
Clinton Co. 68, Jackson Co. 50                      3, 40.1, $19,000.                             Lambuth 80, Bethel, Tenn. 75                 Coppin St. 69, S. Carolina St. 51
Danville 64, Boyle Co. 54                              27. (13) Robby Gordon, Dodge, acci-        Lee 84, Faulkner 68                          Cumberland, Tenn. 64, Mid-Continent 58
Dixie Heights 80, Ludlow 37                         dent, 3, 36.4, $18,000.                       Liberty 57, Winthrop 47                      Davidson 79, Elon 65
Elliott Co. 73, East Carter 53                         28. (19) Joey Logano, Toyota, acci-        Lincoln Memorial 76, Brevard 51              Fla. International 55, Arkansas St. 44
Ev. Bosse, Ind. 62, Owensboro 50                    dent, 3, 32.9, $17,154.                       Longwood 68, Savannah St. 64                 Florida Gulf Coast 71, ETSU 69
Fleming Co. 56, Ripley-Union-Lewis-                    ———                                        Louisiana-Monroe 61, New Orleans 56          Florida Southern 54, Berry 44
Huntington, Ohio 50, OT                                Race Statistics                            Marshall 89, Tulane 86, OT                   Furman 69, Wofford 60
Glasgow 74, Green Co. 65                               Average Speed of Race Winner:              Martin Methodist 75, Fisk 46                 Gardner-Webb 55, Radford 53
Grant Co. 53, Owen Co. 46                           127.243 mph.                                  Maryville, Tenn. 85, LaGrange 62             Grambling St. 36, Southern U. 35
Graves Co. 51, St. Mary 49                             Time of Race: 1 hour, 31 minutes, 57       Mercer 72, Jacksonville 71                   Hampton 68, Delaware St. 64
Harlan 77, Red Bird 33                              seconds.                                      Miles 74, Kentucky St. 64                    High Point 71, Coastal Carolina 63
Henderson Co. 79, Ev. North, Ind. 69                   Margin of Victory: Under caution.          Milligan 72, Bryan 66                        Jackson St. 72, Alcorn St. 61
Henry Co. 65, Whitefield Academy 50                    Caution Flags: Eight for 23 laps.          Mississippi St. 86, Arkansas 77              Jacksonville 61, Mercer 54
Holmes 53, Hazard 40                                   Lead Changes: 23 among 14 drivers.         Morehead St. 72, Tennessee Tech 64           Jacksonville St. 73, E. Kentucky 55
Johnson Central 75, Pikeville 71, 2OT                  Lap Leaders: P.Menard 1-2; D.Hamlin        Morgan St. 73, Winston-Salem 64              Kennesaw St. 50, North Florida 46
June Buchanan 48, Leslie Co. 45                     3; D.Earnhardt Jr. 4-10; E.Sadler 11-         N. Carolina A&T 73, Florida A&M 63           Lambuth 65, Bethel, Tenn. 54
Ky. School for the Deaf 77, North Carolina          12; T.Stewart 13-16; C.Edwards 17-            North Carolina 76, Virginia 61               Lincoln Memorial 63, Brevard 61
School for the Deaf and Blind, N.C. 45              25; J.McMurray 26; K.Kahne 27-28;             Nova Southeastern 82, Palm Beach             MVSU 67, Alabama A&M 61
Lawrence Co. 73, Betsy Layne 49                     J.McMurray 29; J.Gordon 30; J.McMurray        Atlantic 77                                  Martin Methodist 88, Fisk 27
Lee Co. 54, Estill Co. 51                           31-32; D.Hamlin 33-35; Ky.Busch 36-           Radford 78, Presbyterian 61                  Maryville, Tenn. 73, LaGrange 60
Letcher County Central 64, Cordia 42                40; D.Earnhardt Jr. 41-49; M.Kenseth          Randolph-Macon 62, Lynchburg 58              Md.-Eastern Shore 54, Howard 49
Lex. Paul Dunbar 96, Lou. Shawnee 77                50; D.Earnhardt Jr. 51-56; C.Edwards          S. Carolina St. 69, Coppin St. 61            Memphis 65, UAB 60
Lex. Tates Creek 52, Bardstown 51                   57-58; Ky.Busch 59; D.Earnhardt Jr. 60;       S.C.-Upstate 54, Stetson 53                  Miles 69, Kentucky St. 54
Lexington Catholic 66, Lou. Christian               J.Gordon 61; J.Johnson 62-63; B.Vickers       Sewanee 92, Oglethorpe 88                    Murray St. 94, Austin Peay 76
Academy 58                                          64-65; J.McMurray 66-77; K.Harvick 78.        South Carolina 79, Georgia 68                N. Carolina A&T 68, Florida A&M 44
Logan Co. 81, Trigg Co. 63                             Leaders Summary (Driver, Times             Southeastern, Fla. 99, Toccoa Falls 76       New Orleans 57, Louisiana-Monroe 43
Lou. Iroquois 86, Lou. Waggener 78                  Led, Laps Led): D.Earnhardt Jr., 4 times      Southern U. 68, Grambling St. 57             Pa l m B e a c h A t l a n t i c 5 7 , N o va
Lou. Trinity 42, Clay Co. 38                        for 23 laps; J.McMurray, 4 times for 16       Susquehanna 76, Goucher 50                   Southeastern 53
Lucasville Valley, Ohio 56, Greenup Co. 51          laps; C.Edwards, 2 times for 11 laps;         Tenn.-Martin 100, Tennessee St. 73           Randolph-Macon 95, Hollins 22
Lyon Co. 31, Webster Co. 29                         Ky.Busch, 2 times for 6 laps; T.Stewart,      Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 69, Nicholls        S.C.-Upstate 75, Stetson 61
Meade Co. 50, Frederick Fraize 9                    1 time for 4 laps; D.Hamlin, 2 times for      St. 68                                       Samford 61, Coll. of Charleston 41
Monroe Co. 66, Casey Co. 54                         4 laps; J.Gordon, 2 times for 2 laps;         Texas-Arlington 85, Northwestern St. 66      Savannah St. 61, Longwood 49
Montgomery Co. 47, Conner 38                        K.Kahne, 1 time for 2 laps; B.Vickers,        Texas-San Antonio 66, SE Louisiana 61        Southeastern, Fla. 60, Toccoa Falls 51
Morgan Co. 96, Boyd Co. 53                          1 time for 2 laps; P.Menard, 1 time for       The Citadel 75, W. Carolina 66               Susquehanna 71, Goucher 54
Newport Central Catholic 44, Bishop                 2 laps; J.Johnson, 1 time for 2 laps;         Troy 78, Florida Atlantic 63                 Tenn. Wesleyan 89, Virginia-Wise 67
Brossart 42                                         E.Sadler, 1 time for 2 laps; K.Harvick,       Tusculum 72, Catawba 55                      Tennessee St. 89, Tenn.-Martin 53
Nicholas Co. 71, Paris 59                           1 time for 1 lap; M.Kenseth, 1 time for       UAB 66, Southern Miss. 49                    Tennessee Tech 72, Morehead St. 67
Pike Co. Central 77, Phelps 73                      1 lap.                                        UNC-Asheville 80, Charleston Southern        Troy 58, Florida Atlantic 52
S.C. School for the Deaf & Blind, S.C.                                                            71                                           Tusculum 97, Catawba 79
82, Ky. School for the Deaf 56                                                                    UNC-Greensboro 84, Georgia Southern          UCF 78, SMU 68
Scott Co. 92, Lex. Sayre 56                                           NBA                         76                                           UNC Asheville 87, Charleston Southern
Southwestern 60, West Jessamine 52                                                                VMI 94, Gardner-Webb 88                      83, OT
Spencer Co. 86, Bullitt Central 81                  National Basketball Association               Va. Commonwealth 76, William & Mary          W. Carolina 75, Appalachian St. 50
Trimble Co. 60, Williamstown 43                     EASTERN CONFERENCE                            54                                           West Alabama 66, Ala.-Huntsville 58
Union Co. 62, Whitesville Trinity 52                Atlantic Division                             Vanderbilt 71, Mississippi 61                West Virginia 79, Louisville 70
University Heights 73, Dawson Springs 51                            W     L    Pct        GB      W. Kentucky 67, South Alabama 59             Winston-Salem 66, Morgan St. 61
Villa Madonna 88, Lou. Collegiate 74                Boston          42 11 .792             —      Wofford 74, Samford 61                       Winthrop 77, Presbyterian 48
Calvary Christian Tournament                        Philadelphia    25 24 .510            15      MIDWEST                                      Xavier 68, Richmond 55
Calvary Christian 57, Dayton 53                     New Jersey      24 28 .462         17 1/2     Bowling Green 67, Cent. Michigan 61          MIDWEST
George Rogers Clark 65, Ashland Blazer 54           New York        21 29 .420         19 1/2     Butler 69, Wright St. 51                     Akron 71, E. Michigan 57
KCAC Tournament                                     Toronto         19 34 .358            23      Cleveland St. 83, Loyola of Chicago 70       Bowling Green 79, W. Michigan 77, OT
Beth Haven 57, Cornerstone Christian 41             Southeast Division                            Detroit 56, Valparaiso 55                    Bradley 80, Evansville 68
Menifee County Shootout                                             W     L    Pct        GB      Drake 68, Bradley 54                         Connecticut 83, Marquette 49
Raceland 56, Burgin 53                              Orlando         38 12 .760             —      E. Illinois 70, SE Missouri 62               Dayton 86, Massachusetts 65
Russell 51, Wolfe Co. 59                            Atlanta         29 21 .580              9     Evansville 61, Wichita St. 52                E. Illinois 73, SE Missouri 53
Augusta 89, Owsley Co. 74                           Miami           27 23 .540             11     IPFW 74, Oral Roberts 65                     IPFW 67, Oral Roberts 64
Menifee Co. 78, Riverside Christian 29              Charlotte       19 31 .380             19     Iowa 56, Northwestern 51                     IUPUI 63, N. Dakota St. 41
Quincy Notre Dame Tournament                        Washington      11 40 .216         27 1/2     Kansas 78, Oklahoma St. 67                   Ill.-Chicago 64, Loyola of Chicago 50
Illini West (Carthage), Ill. 62, Bowling Green 61   Central Division                              Kent St. 63, Ball St. 56                     Illinois St. 69, Indiana St. 48
                                                                    W     L    Pct        GB      Miami (Ohio) 53, Toledo 40                   Kent St. 67, N. Illinois 50
GIRLS                                               Cleveland       39 10 .796             —      Michigan St. 75, Indiana 47                  Miami (Ohio) 83, Cent. Michigan 78
Adair Co. 54, Washington Co. 45                     Detroit         27 22 .551             12     Missouri 82, Iowa St. 68                     Missouri 74, Kansas 60
Allen Co.-Scottsville 63, Mercer Co. 44             Milwaukee       24 29 .453             17     N. Dakota St. 91, IUPUI 69                   Oakland, Mich. 67, Centenary 56
Anderson Co. 61, George Rogers Clark                Chicago         22 29 .431             18     Nebraska 58, Texas 55                        S. Illinois 58, N. Iowa 40
58, OT                                              Indiana         20 32 .385         20 1/2     Oakland, Mich. 78, Centenary 65              UMKC 60, S. Utah 57
Apollo 56, Hopkins Co. Central 44                                                                 Ohio 57, E. Michigan 45                      Wis.-Green Bay 69, Cleveland St. 54
Ashland Blazer 86, Rose Hill Christian 51           WESTERN CONFERENCE                            Ohio St. 64, Minnesota 58                    Wis.-Milwaukee 78, Youngstown St. 51
Boone Co. 52, Kettering Alter, Ohio 48              Southwest Division                            Pittsburgh 92, DePaul 69                     SOUTHWEST
Boyle Co. 66, Danville 53                                            W     L     Pct   GB         S. Illinois 72, Missouri St. 64              Baylor 59, Kansas St. 50
Breathitt Co. 72, Powell Co. 42                     San Antonio      34 15 .694          —        Wis.-Green Bay 72, Wis.-Milwaukee 68         Houston 70, Rice 50
Community Christian (Paducah) 81,                   New Orleans 30 18 .625 3 1/2                  Youngstown St. 68, Ill.-Chicago 60           Lamar 71, Stephen F.Austin 52
Carlisle Co. 41                                     Houston          31 20 .608          4        SOUTHWEST                                    North Texas 75, Louisiana-Lafayette 63
Conner 57, South Oldham 51                          Dallas           30 20 .600 4 1/2             Ark.-Little Rock 66, Denver 57               Sam Houston St. 62, Cent. Arkansas 58
Daviess Co. 78, Butler Co. 64                       Memphis          14 36 .280 20 1/2            Houston 72, Rice 65                          TCU 71, Colorado St. 59
East Carter 67, Boyd Co. 47                         Northwest Division                            Kansas St. 65, Texas A&M 60                  FAR WEST
Elliott Co. 69, Fleming Co. 38                                       W     L     Pct   GB         Middle Tennessee 89, Houston Baptist         Arizona 68, Oregon 44
Frankfort 54, Lou. Shawnee 44                       Denver           34 17 .667          —        77                                           Arizona St. 65, Oregon St. 54
Graves Co. 51, St. Mary 49                          Portland         31 19 .620 2 1/2             North Texas 92, Louisiana-Lafayette 74       Iowa St. 53, Colorado 47
Greenup Co. 47, Allen Central 37                    Utah             29 23 .558 5 1/2             Oklahoma 77, Colorado 72                     Loyola Marymount 68, Pepperdine 44
Hancock Co. 56, McLean Co. 38                       Minnesota        17 33 .340 16 1/2            Prairie View 75, Texas Southern 55           Pacific 98, Long Beach St. 92, 2OT                                                          JAY COMPTON/Daily News
Harlan Co. 62, Barbourville 42                      Oklahoma City 13 38 .255            21        SMU 73, CS Bakersfield 56                    UNLV 57, New Mexico 51
Henry Co. 64, Lou. Ky. Country Day 32               Pacific Division                              Sam Houston St. 75, Cent. Arkansas 52        ———
                                                                                                                                                                                               Bell County junior forward Bryan Robbins drives in for
Jackson Co. 63, Lee Co. 44                                           W     L     Pct   GB         Stephen F.Austin 74, Lamar 62                Sunday’s Women’s Scores                         a basket during Friday’s tough loss to Middlesboro.
John Hardin 60, Bethlehem 49                        L.A. Lakers      41    9 .820        —        Texas Tech 83, Baylor 76                     EAST                                            The Bobcats bounced back nicely Saturday afternoon
Leslie Co. 56, Hazard 47                            Phoenix          28 21 .571 12 1/2            Tulsa 76, UTEP 65                            Ball St. 83, Buffalo 62
Letcher County Central 70, Estill Co. 45            Golden State 17 35 .327             25        FAR WEST                                     Canisius 65, Siena 58                           as they knocked off Apollo 40-34. Bell (9-11) has anoth-
Lewis Co. 65, Raceland 47                           L.A. Clippers    12 39 .235 29 1/2            Arizona 87, Oregon 77                        Drexel 76, William & Mary 74, OT                er tough region contest at home Friday as they host
Lex. Paul Dunbar 50, Lex. Lafayette 42              Sacramento       11 41 .212         31        Arizona St. 49, Oregon St. 38                Fairfield 66, Niagara 65, 2OT
Lex. Sayre 36, Deming 28                            ———                                           Boise St. 89, San Jose St. 83                George Washington 55, Rhode Island              Knox Central.
Lex. Tates Creek 50, Shelby Co. 37                  Saturday’s Games                              Cal Poly 75, Cal St.-Fullerton 72            48
Logan Co. 68, Trigg Co. 50                          L.A. Clippers 121, Atlanta 97                 California 71, Washington St. 63             Hofstra 56, Towson 53


                                                                                                                                                                                               Vols
Lou. Christian Academy 54, Lexington                Philadelphia 94, Miami 84                     Colorado St. 71, TCU 65                      Marist 86, Loyola, Md. 53                                                          points off 14 offensive
Catholic 48                                         New Jersey 114, Denver 70                     E. Washington 54, N. Arizona 50              New Hampshire 73, UMBC 65
Lou. Male 67, Oldham Co. 44                         Memphis 78, Toronto 70                        Hawaii 71, Idaho 49                          South Florida 88, Syracuse 79                                                      rebounds.
Meade Co. 57, Frederick Fraize 5                    Houston 107, Minnesota 90                     Long Beach St. 81, Pacific 80, 2OT           St. Bonaventure 64, Saint Joseph’s 52
Mercer Co. 78, Burgin 27                            Dallas 115, Chicago 114, OT                   Memphis 68, Gonzaga 50                       St. John’s 60, Cincinnati 53
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      “Our problem was
Montgomery Co. 69, Lou. DuPont Manual 46            Detroit 126, Milwaukee 121, OT                Montana 78, Montana St. 63                   St. Peter’s 74, Rider 63                        continued from page 8              rebounding and you can’t
Muhlenberg North 43, Breckinridge Co. 31            Sunday’s Games                                New Mexico 73, UNLV 69, OT                   Temple 76, Saint Louis 56
Nelson Co. 65, Hart Co. 55                          San Antonio 105, Boston 99                    New Mexico St. 62, Nevada 60                 Va. Commonwealth 70, Delaware 63                   “This is our most disap-        say anything more about
Newport 69, Calvary Christian 38                    L.A. Lakers 101, Cleveland 91
                                                    Orlando 101, New Jersey 84
                                                                                                  Pepperdine 58, Loyola Marymount 43           SOUTH
                                                                                                                                                                                               pointing loss,” Pearl said.        it,” Chism said. “If the ball
Nicholas Co. 69, Fairview 46                                                                      S. Utah 81, UMKC 69                          Arkansas 77, Georgia 64
North Carolina School for the Deaf and              Washington 119, Indiana 117                   San Diego 73, San Francisco 63               Auburn 81, Alabama 54                           “Every other loss we have          comes off long, then you
Blind, N.C. 41, Ky. School for the Deaf 26          Miami 96, Charlotte 92                        San Diego St. 65, Air Force 34               Boise St. 66, Louisiana Tech 61                                                    have to go get it and that’s
Ohio Co. 79, Muhlenberg South 38                    Portland 109, New York 108                    Santa Clara 70, Saint Mary’s, Calif. 52      Florida 66, Tennessee 57                        is to a guaranteed NCAA
Owen Co. 43, Whitefield Academy 38                  Oklahoma City 116, Sacramento 113             UC Riverside 58, UC Davis 53                 Florida St. 75, Miami 59                        tournament team. Auburn            the way it is. You have to
Paris 43, Bourbon Co. 24                            New Orleans 101, Minnesota 97                 UC Santa Barbara 65, UC Irvine 56            George Mason 63, Georgia St. 59
Pendleton Co. 66, Bracken Co. 60, OT                Phoenix 107, Detroit 97                       UCLA 89, Notre Dame 63                       Georgia Tech 67, N.C. State 54                  right now isn’t a guaran-          defend your basket.”
Pike Co. Central 70, Belfry 50                      Golden State 116, Utah 96                     Utah 80, Wyoming 70                          James Madison 74, Northeastern 66               teed NCAA tour nament                  Tennessee had seven 3s
Rowan Co. 70, Woodford Co. 46                       Monday’s Games                                Utah St. 60, Louisiana Tech 52               Mississippi 66, South Carolina 65
Russell 44, Bath Co. 26                             Phoenix at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.               ———                                          Mississippi St. 65, LSU 55                      team.                              in the f irst half but still
Russell Co. 44, Bath Co. 26                         L.A. Clippers at Charlotte, 7 p.m.            Sunday’s Men’s Scores                        Old Dominion 66, UNC Wilmington 46                 “We were really in good         trailed by as many as nine
Ryle 52, Newport Central Catholic 45                Houston at Milwaukee, 8 p.m.                  EAST                                         Southern Miss. 72, Tulsa 43
S.C. School for the Deaf & Blind, S.C.              New Orleans at Memphis, 8 p.m.                Louisville 60, St. John’s 47                 Tulane 72, East Carolina 69                     position to win the game.          points. The Vols were just
51, Ky. School for the Deaf 24                      Tuesday’s Games                               Niagara 75, Fairfield 50                     Vanderbilt 72, Kentucky 62                                                         2-of-11 after that.
Saint Joseph Central, W.Va. 71,                     Washington at Atlanta, 7 p.m.                 Saint Joseph’s 68, Massachusetts 64          Virginia 69, Virginia Tech 61                   We don’t lose many when
Lawrence Co. 53                                     Cleveland at Indiana, 7 p.m.                  Seton Hall 65, Rutgers 60                    W. Kentucky 69, South Alabama 67, OT            we have a lead. That’s                 Auburn senior point
Sheldon Clark 59, Prestonsburg 44                   Denver at Miami, 7:30 p.m.                    St. Peter’s 59, Canisius 58                  Wake Forest 71, Clemson 66
Silver Grove 52, Augusta 44                         San Antonio at New Jersey, 7:30 p.m.          Temple 68, Rhode Island 62                   MIDWEST                                         another reason why it’s            guard Quantez Robertson
Simon Kenton 87, Scott 58                           Toronto at Minnesota, 8 p.m.                  Wisconsin 54, Penn St. 44                    Butler 60, Detroit 42                           disappointing.”                    failed to start for the
Somerset 53, Southwestern 41                        Detroit at Chicago, 8:30 p.m.                 SOUTH                                        Creighton 49, Wichita St. 47
St. Henry 54, Harrison Co. 31                       Sacramento at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.               Charlotte 79, Dayton 66                      Drake 66, Missouri St. 60                          Auburn had lost its last        f irst time in his career
St. Patrick 70, Bellevue 61                         New York at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.          LSU 76, Alabama 62                           Illinois 66, Indiana 59                         13 games against SEC               after showing up late for
University Heights 51, Dawson Springs 27            Oklahoma City at L.A. Lakers, 10:30           Maryland 57, Georgia Tech 56                 Michigan St. 52, Ohio St. 46
Villa Madonna 58, Lou. Collegiate 19                p.m.                                          McNeese St. 85, Texas St. 79                 Minnesota 64, Iowa 58                           East teams. The Tigers             the game. He was on the
Walton-Verona 53, Cooper 22                                                                       Saint Louis 85, Richmond 72, 3OT
                                                                                                  Virginia Tech 91, N.C. State 87, OT
                                                                                                                                               Notre Dame 62, DePaul 59
                                                                                                                                               Purdue 66, Wisconsin 49                         have won 13 of the past 16         verge of becoming the
Webster Co. 54, Paducah Tilghman 47
Williamstown 62, Trimble Co. 49                         COLLEGE BASKETBALL                        Wake Forest 93, Boston College 76            Toledo 60, Ohio 51                              meetings at home against           first Auburn player to start
Centerville Classic Tournament                                                                    MIDWEST                                      Valparaiso 64, Wright St. 58                                                       every game over a four-
Centerville, Ohio 51, Cov. Holy Cross 35            Saturday’s Men’s Scores                       Akron 87, W. Michigan 63                     SOUTHWEST                                       the Vols.
Kentucky/Ohio Challenge                             EAST                                          Creighton 77, N. Iowa 71                     Ark.-Little Rock 58, Denver 53                     The bigger Vols were            year career.
Beavercreek, Ohio 64, Scott Co. 61                  American U. 66, Lehigh 58                     Illinois 66, Purdue 48                       Oklahoma 93, Oklahoma St. 75
Menifee Stone Classic                               Boston U. 67, New Hampshire 49                Indiana St. 75, Illinois St. 73, OT          Texas 77, Texas Tech 46                         outrebounded 34-21 and                 He managed only one
                                                    Bryant 72, Quinnipiac 68                      FAR WEST                                     Texas A&M 86, Nebraska 43                                                          point and didn’t have an
Menifee Co. 78, Riverside Christian 29
Wolfe Co. 74, Menifee Co. 66                        Buffalo 68, N. Illinois 46                    Portland St. 59, Sacramento St. 42           UTEP 72, Marshall 62
                                                                                                                                                                                               had just four offensive
Subway Shootout                                     Cincinnati 64, Georgetown 62, OT              Washington 75, Stanford 68                   FAR WEST                                        boards after leading the           assist.
                                                    Colgate 55, Army 53
West Hancock (Warsaw/Hamilton/Nauvoo-
                                                    Connecticut 69, Michigan 61
                                                                                                  ———
                                                                                                  SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE
                                                                                                                                               California 77, Washington St. 57
                                                                                                                                                                                               league in that categor y               “I don’t care about start-
Colusa), Ill. 49, Bowling Green 23                                                                                                             Fresno St. 76, San Jose St. 47
                                                    Cornell 88, Penn 73                           East                                         Idaho 57, New Mexico St. 54                     coming into the game.              ing, I just care about win-
                                                    Dartmouth 57, Yale 54                                        Conference     All Games      Portland 70, Gonzaga 67
                 NASCAR                             Duquesne 72, Xavier 68                                       W L PCT        W L PCT        Southern Cal 87, UCLA 76                        T h e Ti g e r s s c o r e d 1 9   ning,” Robertson said.
                                                    George Washington 87, Fordham 62              Florida        6   2   .750   19 4    .826   Stanford 76, Washington 54
Sprint Cup                                          Harvard 64, Brown 63                          South Carolina 6   3   .667   17 5    .773   Utah 64, Wyoming 57


                                                                                                                                                                                               Vaught
Budweiser Shootout Results                          Hofstra 71, Towson 68
                                                    Holy Cross 64, Lafayette 50
                                                                                                  Kentucky
                                                                                                  Tennessee
                                                                                                                 5
                                                                                                                 5
                                                                                                                     3
                                                                                                                     3
                                                                                                                         .625
                                                                                                                         .625
                                                                                                                                16 7
                                                                                                                                14 8
                                                                                                                                        .696
                                                                                                                                        .636
                                                                                                                                               Utah St. 63, Nevada 52                                                             Michael Jordan-like outing
Saturday
At Daytona International Speedway                   Iona 66, Marist 65, OT                        Vanderbilt     4   5   .444   15 8    .652                                                                                      will be something the fans
Daytona Beach, Fla.                                 La Salle 72, St. Bonaventure 67               Georgia        0   8   .000    9 14   .391             TRANSACTIONS                                                             will chat about for many
Lap length: 2.5 miles                               Lycoming 82, Arcadia 66                       West
(Start position in parentheses)                     Manhattan 72, Loyola, Md. 65                                 Conference     All Games      BASEBALL                                        continued from page 8              years to come.
  1. (27) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 78              Mount St. Mary’s, Md. 75, Fairleigh                          W L PCT        W L PCT        American League
laps, 70.9 rating, $200,000.                        Dickinson 68                                  LSU              7 1 .875 19 4 .826             BOSTON RED SOX—Agreed to terms                  “ T h a t wa s a u n i q u e        But Issel — who is still
  2. (15) Jamie McMurray, Ford, 78,                 Navy 62, Bucknell 60, OT                      Mississippi St. 6 2 .750 16 7 .696           with C Jason Varitek on a one-year
                                                                                                                                                                                               game for me because I’ve           the men’s all-time scoring
102.9, $100,000.                                    Northeastern 77, UNC Wilmington 65            Mississippi      4 5 .444 13 10 .565         contract. Announced 1B-OF Jeff Bailey
  3. (6) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 78,               Old Dominion 63, Drexel 53                    Auburn           3 5 .375 14 9 .609          had refused an outright assignment to           never scored that many             leader with 2,138 points at
92.3, $60,000.                                      Princeton 63, Columbia 35
                                                    Rider 90, Siena 88
                                                                                                  Alabama          3 6 .333 13 10 .565         Pawtucket and elected free agency, then
                                                                                                                                               agreed to a minor league contract.              points. To break not only          Kentucky — will always
  4. (28) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 78,                                                             Arkansas         1 7 .125 13 8 .619
95.4, $51,000.                                      Robert Morris 64, Cent. Connecticut St.       ———                                             KANSAS CITY ROYALS—Named                     the single-game scor-              be a No. 1 Wildcat in my
  5. (18) AJ Allmendinger, Dodge, 78,               44                                            Saturday’s Games                             Kevin Seitzer hitting coach.                                                       book.
79.3, $50,000.                                      Rowan 87, Kean 55                             Vanderbilt 71, Mississippi 61                   TEXAS RANGERS—Agreed to terms                ing record, but also the
  6. (14) Kasey Kahne, Dodge, 78,                   Sacred Heart 101, Long Island U. 72           Auburn 78, Tennessee 77                      with RHP Jason Jennings on a minor              single-game three-point                It’s certainly hard to for-
102.6, $49,000.                                     St. Francis, NY 82, Monmouth, N.J. 77         Mississippi St. 86, Arkansas 77              league contract.
  7. (11) Carl Edwards, Ford, 78, 114.8,            St. Joseph’s, L.I. 96, Purchase 67            South Carolina 79, Georgia 68                   TORONTO BLUE JAYS—Agreed to                  record was incredible. As          get Issel as he was one of
$47,000.                                            UMBC 73, Maine 68, OT                         Sunday’s Games                               terms with LHP Ken Takahashi on a minor
                                                                                                                                                                                               a matter of fact, I didn’t         my two childhood idols
  8. (25) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 78, 75.9,             Vermont 79, Albany, N.Y. 70                   LSU 76, Alabama 62                           league contract.
$45,000.                                            Villanova 102, Syracuse 85                    Monday’s Games                               National League                                 know I had broken Tony             ( a l o n g w i t h b a s e b a l l ’s
  9. (12) Kurt Busch, Dodge, 78, 74.8,              Wagner 75, St. Francis, Pa. 58                No games scheduled                              ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS—Agreed
                                                                                                                                                                                               Delk’s three-point record          Roberto Clemente) in the
$43,000.                                            West Virginia 86, Providence 59               ———                                          to terms with RHP Tom Gordon on a one-
  10. (10) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 78, 95.6,            SOUTH                                         Saturday’s Women’s Scores                    year contract.                                  until after the game and           sporting world.
$41,500.                                            Ala.-Huntsville 82, West Alabama 75           EAST                                            LOS ANGELES DODGERS—Agreed
  11. (7) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 78, 86.6,          Alabama A&M 78, MVSU 65                       American U. 65, Lehigh 56                    to terms with LHP Randy Wolf on a one-          that made it so much more          Jamie H. Vaught, a long-
$41,000.                                            Alabama St. 65, Ark.-Pine Bluff 59            Army 59, Colgate 39                          year contract.                                  unbelievable.
  12. (1) Paul Menard, Ford, 78, 50.9,              Appalachian St. 77, Elon 63                   Boston U. 64, Vermont 61, OT                    NEW YORK METS—Agreed to terms                                                   time sports columnist in
$40,500.                                            Armstrong Atlantic 95, UNC-Pembroke           Bucknell 66, Navy 54                         with RHP Elmer Dessens and LHP Herib-              “It was a great night for       Kentucky, is the author of
  13. (5) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 78,                 63                                            Cent. Connecticut St. 76, Robert Morris      erto Ruelas on minor league contracts.
92.1, $40,000.                                      Auburn 78, Tennessee 77                       63                                           BASKETBALL                                      me and I credit my team-           four books about UK basket-
  14. (21) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet,               Austin Peay 83, Murray St. 80                 Dartmouth 51, Yale 42                        National Basketball Association                 mates for helping me with          ball. He is currently a pro-
accident, 77, 96.9, $38,500.                        Benedict 87, Clark Atlanta 70                 Fairleigh Dickinson 73, Mount St. Mary’s,       MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES—Named
                                                                                                                                                                                               my achievements.”                  fessor at Southeast Kentucky
  15. (24) Casey Mears, Chevrolet, acci-            Bethune-Cookman 64, Norfolk St. 57            Md. 69, OT                                   Henry Bibby and Damon Stoudamire
dent, 77, 55.3, $38,000.                            Claflin 67, Morehouse 65                      Fordham 48, La Salle 45                      assistant coaches.                                 So Meeks, who wears             Community and Technical
  16. (20) David Stremme, Dodge, acci-              Coastal Carolina 70, High Point 68            Harvard 71, Brown 46                         FOOTBALL
                                                                                                                                                                                               jersey No. 23 because of           College in Middlesboro and
dent, 73, 57.7, $37,000.                            Coll. of Charleston 77, Davidson 75           Holy Cross 82, Lafayette 64                  National Football League
  17. (26) Greg Biffle, Ford, accident,             Cumberland, Tenn. 89, Mid-Continent 68        Penn 79, Cornell 70                             INDIANAPOLIS COLTS—Named                                                        can be reached by e-mail at
72, 51.7, $35,000.                                  Delaware St. 49, Hampton 39                   Princeton 69, Columbia 59                    Larry Coyer defensive coordinator and
                                                                                                                                                                                               the famed Michael Jordan,          CatsUpClose2008@yahoo.
  18. (9) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet,            Duke 78, Miami 75, OT                         Quinnipiac 66, Bryant 49                     Ray Rychleski special teams coordi-             is now becoming a new              com.
accident, 64, 110.6, $33,000.                       ETSU 102, Florida Gulf Coast 78               Rutgers 60, Georgetown 47, 2OT               nator. Promoted wide receivers coach
  19. (8) Bobby Labonte, Ford, accident,            East Carolina 89, UCF 75                      Sacred Heart 66, Long Island U. 53           Clyde Christensen to assistant head
                                                                                                                                                                                               hero and his spectacular
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canceled if no request for      advertised are available                                               POST OFFICE
a hearing or informal           on an equal oppotunity
                                                                    Spring & Fall 423-869-
                                                                                                  Now Hiring! Avg. Pay           limited domestic services, monitoring and support-
conference is received                                              5213.                                                        ing residents admitted to home for respite stay, and
                                basis.                                                            $20/hr, $57k/yr, incl. Fed
by 3/25/2009.                                                                    Recreational     ben, OT. Placed by             other duties as assigned. High School diploma or
                                                                    1000            Vehicles      adSource, not affiliated       GED equivalent required.
                                300                                                               w/USPS who hires. 1-
                                                     Services                                     866-880-2690                   For more information about these and other
    NOTICE OF                                                                                                                    employment opportunities and to download the
                                                                    2000          Automotive      Help Wanted - General          required application visit our web site at www.
  INTENTION TO                    Appliance Services
                                                                                                         Help Wanted:            cherokeeheaIth.com No phone calls accepted. Fax:
      MINE                                                                                        ****************************   865-934-6783. EOE. Smoke-free health environment
Pursuant to Application         Will buy your torn up                             Real Estate
Number            807-5220,     appliances for parts. 606-          3000                           Grill Cook/ Supervisor
                                248-8844
                                                                                        Sales        Needed for Sunday-
Amendment
  In accordance with KRS                                                                             Thursday 7pm-11pm
350.070, notice is hereby                                                                           Applications available
given that Nally &                                                                Real Estate        Mon-Fri, 10am-2pm
                                                                    3500             Rentals         @ LMU Dining Hall
Hamilton        Enterprises,
Inc., P.O. Box 157,             Will fix your torn up appl.
Bardstown, KY 40004,            All parts on hand,                                                        Mechanics
has applied for an              cheapest in area. A.R.S.
                                Services. 606-248-0814                    Apartments/              Certified Motorcycle &
amendment          to     an
existing       underground                                                Townhouses              ATV Technician Needed
coal       mining       and                                                                       ****************************
reclamation        operation      Child / Elderly Care              1 BR apt. W/D hookup,                 Call Scott
located        0.6      mile                                        all electric, ground floor.           248-8647
southeast of Balkan in            NOTE TO PARENTS:                  $375/mo.
Bell      County.       The     Kentucky     State     Law          606-248-3533                              Service / Bus.
                                requres licensing for                                             9000            Directory
amendment will underlie
an      additional     140.8    child     care    facilities
acres making a total area
of 469.0 acres within the
                                providing care for 4 or
                                more children not related                                                                              Employment Opportunity
                                to the licensee by blood,           2 BR apt. for rent,                 Land Services
amended
boundary.

amendment
         The
                  area
                      permit

                   proposed
                           is
                                marriage or adoption.
                                Daycare centers must
                                include address in ads.
                                                                    M'Boro.     No
                                                                    $450/mo. + $500 dep.
                                                                                          pets.

                                                                    Call for application. 606-
                                                                                                  Backhoe, bulldozer work,
                                                                                                  septic & escavating,
                                                                                                                                 Harlan Development Corporation, an affiliate
                                                                                                                                 of Bluestone Coal Group, has immediate
                                                                                                                                 openings for operations in Harlan and Leslie
                                                                                                                                 Counties in South East Kentucky. Openings
                                                                                                                                                                                         If you’re looking to sell your car,
                                                                    269-2965                      reasonable rates. 248-
approximately 2.2 miles                                                                           0862                           include positions for underground miners,
southeast      from     U.S.              Financial
119's       junction with
                                                                                                                                 surface mining equipment operators, surface
                                                                                                        Landscaping              maintenance personnel, and preparation plant
County Road 2012 and
located 0.8 mile east of
Tom Fork.
         The       proposed
                                 Advance-Fee Loans or
                                       Credit Offers:
                                Companies       that  do
                                business by phone can’t
                                                                    Apartments for rent
                                                                    in Middlesboro. Call
                                                                    (606)248-4742
                                                                                                  Fill dirt & rock, call
                                                                                                  Buddy, 606-269-3320 or
                                                                                                                                 personnel. Experience and valid Kentucky
                                                                                                                                 miners card are required. Company offers
                                                                                                                                 very competitive pay and benefits, which in-
                                                                                                                                                                                         WE CAN HELP!
amendment is located on         ask you to pay for credit                                         Joe 606-269-2961.              clude fully paid health care insurance. Please
the Balkan U.S.G.S. 7           before you get it. For                                                                           fax resumes to Human Resources, Attention
1/2 minute quadrangle           more information, call                                                Classifieds                Josh Collett, at 606-248-4372. Resumes must
                                                                    1 BR apt. All utils. furn.
map. The amendment              toll-free      1-877-FTC
                                                                    except elec. $500/mo +              Work!                    include relative experience and miner’s card
will underlie land owned        HELP. A public service                                                                           number. Phone calls will not be accepted.
by Asher Land & Mineral,        message from The Daily              $200 dep. 606-269-0641             248-1010
LTD.                            News and the Federal                or 606-269-5334
         The amendment          Trade Commission.                                                    PT Staffed Residence Positions                           D & D Hauling
application has been                                                                                                                                            For all your hauling
filed for public inspection
                                                                       Luxury Penthouse
                                                                                                     are now available at CRCCC.                               needs. Sand, gravel,
at the Division of Mine
Reclamation              and                                               Apartments                Persons needed to stay with up                                 dirt, mulch.
Enforcement's                                                       Brand new in M'boro. 1br         to three individuals with mental                              David Daniels
Middlesboro        Regional                                         w/ master bath & guest                                                                        (606) 269-2244
Office,      1804       East                                        1/2ba. Laundry facility on       retardation. Overnight shifts are                              Earl Daniels
                                                                    location. Call for more
Cumberland
Middlesboro,
                    Avenue,
                   Kentucky                                         info. 606-499-0834               available, (approx. 33-38 hrs/                               (423) 869-5313
40965.               Written                                                                         wk). Diploma/GED, clear driving,                             All types of
comments, objections, or        Nursing & Rehabilitation Facility      Subscribe                     criminal record and drug screen                           Chainlink & Wood
requests for a permit
                                Middlesboro Nursing &                                                required. Please contact Person-                           Fences. BUELL
                                Rehabilitation Facility is
                                                                        Today!                                                                                 FENCE, Pineville.
                                    now accepting                       Phone                        nel of the CRCCC, P.O. Box 568,                            Free Estimates
                                   applications for a                  248-1010                      Corbin KY 40702. Phone: (606)                              (606) 337-3339
                                     Receptionist                                                    528-7010. We are an EOE.                                  or (606) 269-1171
                                Full-time, Must be able
                                to work weekends and
                                late evenings. Must be
                                proficient in Microsoft
                                Word and Excel. Apply
                                at Middlesboro Nursing
                                                                                                          Immediate Opening
                                & Rehabilitation Facility,
                                235 New Wilson Lane or
                                                                                                           Receptionist- MUST be able to
                                the Department for
                                Employment Services.                                                      MULTI-TASK. Very FAST PACE.
                                                                                                                                            Must have good phone and math skills
                                                                           NOW TAKING
                                                                      APPLICATIONS FOR:
                                                                       1, 2, 3 & 4 BR Units
                                                                          Also: 1 & 2 BR
                                                                                                                                            along with excellent typing/computer
                                                                                                                                                skills. Organization a Must.
                                                                                                                                                Experienced in a busy office
                                                                                                                                                                                           CLASSIFIEDS
                                                                                                                                                                                          Call Misty today at (606) 248-1010 to place your ad in
                                                                         Handicap Units                                                             environment helpful.
                                                                           FERNDALE                                                                                                                 our paper, and on our website at:
                                                                          APARTMENTS
                                                                          Sallie Evans, Mgr                                                       Call 248-1010 ext: 202 to set up                  www.middlesborodailynews.com
                                                                          337-8821                                                                an appointment for an interview.         Email us at: classified@middlesborodailynews.com
                                                                               TDD #
                                          38                               1-800-247-2510
THE DAILY NEWS | MONDAY |FEBRUARY 9, 2009                                                                                              Page 11

SNUFFY                                                                         GARFIELD




THE GRIZZWELLS                                                                 PEANUTS




                                                                               CATHY
ARLO & JANIS




FOR BETTER OR WORSE                                                            ASTROLOGY                             KIT AND CARLYLE




                                                                               Monday, Feb. 9, 2009

                                                                               ASTRO-GRAPH

                                                                               By Bernice Bede Osol

                                                                               Although you work well with
THE BORN LOSER                                                                 people, you are likely to be
                                                                               far more effective in the year
                                                                               ahead going it alone rather than
                                                                               getting involved in partnership
                                                                               arrangements. Design your
                                                                               ventures so that you’re always
                                                                               your own person.
                                                                               AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb.
                                                                               19) -- Usually, promises made
                                                                               under duress don’t turn out
                                                                               as they are represented, so
                                                                               take care if someone tries to
                                                                               pressure you into making a quick
                                                                               commitment. Take time to study
BIG NATE                                                                       the matter.
                                                                               PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20)
                                                                               -- You need a lot of space in
                                                                               which to operate, so don’t let
                                                                               anyone take away your wiggle
                                                                               room. If they do, it’ll reduce your
                                                                                                                     CROSSWORD
                                                                               effectiveness and cause mistakes
                                                                               you wouldn’t make otherwise.
                                                                               ARIES (March 21-April 19) --
                                                                               Don’t allow yourself to get in the
                                                                               middle between two friends who
                                                                               are having a heated argument.
                                                                               All your good intentions will
SOUP TO NUTS                                                                   backfire when both turn on you.
                                                                               TAURUS (April 20-May
                                                                               20) -- It’s not like you to act
                                                                               impulsively. But upon those rare
                                                                               occasions, you could explode
                                                                               without warning with such force
                                                                               that you’ll blow your reputation
                                                                               of patience into oblivion.
                                                                               GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- Do
                                                                               not accelerate your sales pitch to
                                                                               a high level if you see what you
                                                                               are trying to sell is being totally
                                                                               rejected. Being pushy will only
                                                                               turn off potential clients further.
ALLEY OOP                                                                      Try the indirect approach.
                                                                               CANCER (June 21-July 22)
                                                                               -- Try to be as independent
                                                                               as possible, and don’t ask for
                                                                               any favors. Your request could
                                                                               evoke an over-reactive negative
                                                                               response that may take things to
                                                                               unintentional levels.
                                                                               LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- An
                                                                               overactive imagination could
                                                                               be to your detriment if it is a
                                                                               negative one; it will conjure
                                                                               all kinds of fanciful difficulties
                                                                               that’ll never happen and make
FRANK AND ERNEST                                                               you miserable.
                                                                               VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)
                                                                               -- Be prepared to go it alone,
                                                                               because those upon whom you
                                                                               can usually depend won’t be
                                                                               anywhere to be found. Better yet,
                                                                               don’t start anything you can’t
                                                                               finish on your own.
                                                                               LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) -- It’s
                                                                               one of those days where you
                                                                               won’t be allowed to be your
                                                                               own person, yet you can’t be all
                                                                               things to everyone else, either.
                                                                               It’s a no-win day, so simply do
SUDOKU                                                                         your best and don’t look back.
                                                                               SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22)
                         Like puzzles? Then you’ll love sudoku.                -- You’ve always had to be
                                                                               tenacious and consistent in order
                         This mind-bending puzzle will have you hooked from    to achieve your objectives, but
                         the moment you square off, so sharpen your pencil     you know just how far to go. If
                                                                               you accidentally cross the line,
                         and put your sudoku savvy to the test!                it might send you back to square
                                                                               one.
                         Here’s How It Works:                                  SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec.
                         Sudoku puzzles are formatted as a 9x9 grid, broken    21) -- Take care not to take
                                                                               offense if your associates aren’t
                         down into nine 3x3 boxes. To solve a sudoku, the      as receptive to your ideas as they
                         numbers 1 through 9 must fill each row, column and     usually are. That sudden temper
                         box. Each number can appear only once in each         of yours -- which can come out
                                                                               of nowhere -- might explode
                         row, column and box. You can figure out the order in   again.
                         which the numbers will appear by                      CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)
                                                                               -- Although some things we want
                         using the numeric clues already                       can only be acquired by long-
                         provided in the boxes. The more                       term financial obligations, this
                         numbers you name, the easier it                       is not one of those times when
                                                                               you should sign on. Something
                         gets to solve the puzzle!                             is wrong, so take your time
                                                                               rechecking things.
Page 12                                                                                                                                                         THE DAILY NEWS |MONDAY |FEBRUARY 9, 2009




                        What’s behind these three simple letters?




                                                  Strength. Confidence. Stability.

                                                                 { And now, the people of National City.}



                        For over 150 years PNC has operated according to a very                                                  program of its kind in the United States. We see it as nothing
                simple, customer-driven philosophy: Deliver value. To us that                                                    less than an investment in the future.
                means providing the leadership and solutions that most benefit
                our customers in the long run. It means a disciplined, down-
                to-earth approach. It means lending to hardworking families
                looking to own their own home, and to creditworthy businesses                                                                                                           PNC has more
                looking to grow. It’s a way of doing business that has strength                                                                                                      LEED-certified green
                and stability at its very core.
                                                                                                                                                                                           buildings
                        The success of this approach has helped PNC earn wide                                                                                                       than any other company
                recognition, including the designation as one of FORTUNE®                                                                                                                  on Earth.
                magazine’s “Most Admired Companies.”1 More important, it has
                helped us earn the confidence of millions of individuals, families
                and businesses of all sizes, for more than a century and a half.
                                                                                                                                        We also consider the environment we all share to be
                                                                                                                                 an investment in our common interest. That’s why we’ve been
                                                                            ”
                   PNC is one of FORTUNE® magazine’s “Most Admired Companies.                                                    at the forefront of green building practices for more than a
                                                                                                                                 decade. Today, PNC has more LEED-certified green buildings
                                                                                                                                 than any other company on Earth. 2
                Helping build communities, one future at a time.
                                                                                                                                 A firm foundation at every step along your journey.
                       Like National City, we have always believed that strong
                communities are built from the ground up. To ensure that the                                                             As a National City customer, you should continue
                National City tradition of supporting important local causes and                                                 to bank at National City branches, with the same accounts you
                programs endures, PNC has pledged $28 million in support of                                                      currently hold. While doing so, you can continue to earn and
                National City’s foundation for 2009.                                                                             redeem your points just as you always have. And you now also
                                                                                                                                 have access through your National City ATM card to the entire
                        This level of community support is nothing new for PNC.                                                  PNC network of over 3,900 ATMs—with no transaction fees.
                At the heart of our efforts to foster educational opportunities and
                personal growth is our “Grow Up Great” initiative. This 10-year,
                                                                                                                                         National City’s becoming a part of PNC presents a world
                $
                 100 million program works to develop
                                                                                                                                 of possibilities for our customers, and for the communities
                school readiness in children through
                                                                                                                                 where we all live and work. Starting with a firm foundation,
                the first five years of their lives. It’s the
                                                                                                                                 we’re building an even brighter future. Let our strength and
                most comprehensive corporate-sponsored
                                                                                                                                 stability be the basis for your own.




                Keep up to date with all the exciting news on the
                National City-PNC transition at www.welcometopnc.com.




         1 According to FORTUNE® magazine, March 17, 2008, issue. 2 According to the U.S. Green Building Council, September 2008. National City Bank, Member FDIC. © 2009 The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.




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