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									                                                                                                                                THURSDAY, M AY 5 , 2011

                                                                                                                                SPORTS                                 INSIDE
                                                                                                                      CHS baseball tops                       Run for Life draws 79
                                                                                                                      defending champs.                       registrants.

                                                                                                                                     See page 7A                             See page 1B
                                                                                                                    “For a day in thy courts is better than a thousand. I had
                                                                                                                    rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God, than to
  VOLUME 109            •    NUMBER 36                                       ESTABLISHED 1882                       dwell in the tents of wickedness.”       — Psalm 84:10

Arrest made in murder                                                                                                                       Fighting back
    Daniels charged in 2010 slaying of Kenrodrick Jefferson
         By Mark Rogers
           Managing Editor                                      “He was arrested and a trial
  Authorities made an arrest last week
                                                                  date is set for Oct. 17.”
in a 2010 murder case.
  Damos Daniels, 32, of 927 Gates                                          — District Attorney Hal Kittrell
Road was arrested on a Grand Jury            DANIELS                                                             JEFFERSON
Indictment for the March 29, 2010
murder of Kenrodrick Jefferson.
  Daniels appeared before Judge           October Grand Jury, which is                2010 in reference to the shooting.
Prentiss Harrell in Lamar County. “He     empanelled from October-May. The            When deputies arrived on scene, they
was picked up and booked on the GJI,”     indictment was issued in late April.        found Jefferson on the ground.
Marion County Sheriff Berkley Hall          Daniels faces the charges in              Medical personnel arrived and
said. Deputies transported Daniels to     Jefferson’s death last March.               pronounced him dead.
Lamar County for the hearing.             Jefferson, 29, was discovered shot one        MCSO deputies and officers from
  “He was arrested and made bond and      in the abdomen near his home at 17          the     Mississippi   Bureau      of
a trial date is set for Oct. 17,” said    Ray Brown Lane.                             Investigation as well as the
District Attorney Hal Kittrell. Kitrell     Marion County Central Dispatch            Mississippi Crime Scene Unit worked
said the indictment came from the         received a call at 3:23 on March 29,        the scene.

                                    bin Laden’s death                                                                              Nita Oglesbee shows off the .38 she fired at a

                                     draws reactions
                                                                                                                                   pair of intruders in her home Saturday
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                                                                                                                                   morning.                     photo by Mark Rogers

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 CALENDAR:                           By Lori Watts
                                                                                                                                     County woman
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                                          Staff Writer

                                  Some U.S. troops in                                                                                 shoots home
 SPORTS:                        Afghanistan were skeptical
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                                Osama bin Laden's death,
                                suspecting it may be an
 OBITUARIES:                    attempt to undermine their
 Page 9A                                                                                                                                                By Mark Rogers
                                alertness, according to
   • M. Brister                                                                                                                                          Managing Editor
                                U.S. Air Force Master Sgt.
   • N. Bullock                 Kevin Shows. Shows told
   • J. Goar                    the Columbian-Progress,                                                                                Nita Oglesbee didn’t think twice when she
                                Sunday night, that once                                                                             encountered two men who broke into her home
   • C. Hailey
                                President Obama confir-                                                                             Saturday morning. She pulled out her pistol and took
   • A. Pace                                                                                                                        action.
                                med the reports, the
   • E. Prine                   reaction changed to one of                                                                             Oglesbee, of 3349 Mississippi 44, came home to
   • V. Sargent                 expectation       that   the                                                                        get a hat for her grandson who was swimming at a
   • M. Thornhill               Taliban will come out in                                                                            friend’s home. “I ran to the house, and there they
   • C. Webber                  full force in response. “Our                                                                        stood in my kitchen,” Oglesbee said. “I think I
                                initial response was ‘Ok,                                                                           caught them just as they’d gotten there.”
   • A. Williams
                                let’s go home, but we know                                                                             “She got home and opened the door and found two
                                that can’t happen as                                                                                black males wearing black shirts and blue jeans in
 LEGALS/                        someone will surely take                                                                            her kitchen, at which point she reaches for her purse,
 CLASSIFIEDS:                   his [bin Laden’s] place in                                                                          grabs her Smith & Wesson .38 and fires a shot.” said
 Page 3-7B                      power,” Shows said,              U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Kevin Shows, a heating,                 Marion County Sheriff’s Investigator Lee Cotton.
                                immediately following the        ventilation and air conditioning specialist from                      “I let the purse fall off my shoulder,” Oglesbee
     UPCOMING                   Obama press conference.
                                  Shows, a heating,
                                                                 Columbia works in Afghanistan.         Submitted photo
                                                                                                                                    said. “When they saw my pistol, they took off
                                                                                                                                    running. “ They ran through the glass they’d knocked
     WEATHER                    ventilation       and     air
                                                                 Building up Afghanistan                                            in from my French doors.” As the suspects tried to
                                                                                                                                    get out, and Oglesbee struggled to get over the
                                conditioning       specialist
                  FRIDAY        from Columbia, is in                                                                                broken glass she fired a shot. “One grabbed his left
                                Afghanistan for the fourth                                                                          leg,” she said. “He was hopping as they took off
              84 / 55                                                          By SSgt. Ryan C. Matson                              toward the woods. I started running after them.”
                                time. The airman said the
                                                                                  U.S. Army Public Affairs
                                troops will be careful not                                                                                                           See ‘Shot’ Page 11A
             SATURDAY           to let their guard down. “I
                                                                   LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Two weeks
              86 / 60
                                                                                                                                 Ready for Relay
                                will say this, we are all
                                                                 ago, there was nothing there.
                                smiles around the COP
                                                                   By April 20, a crew of eight Airmen from the 577th
                                [Combat Out Post] and that
                SUNDAY                                           Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force Squadron (Prime
              88 / 66             See ‘Reactions’ Page 11A                                          See ‘Building’ Page 11A
                                                                                                                                                                   The       Pearl       River
                                                                                                                                      By Lori Watts              Community College Jazz

                               City break-ins investigated
                                                                                                                                         Staff Writer            Band will open the festivities
              91 / 67                                                                                                                                            as the Survivors’ Reception
                                                                                                                                  The Marion County Relay        gets underway at 5 p.m. At 6
               TUESDAY                                                                                                          for Life event will begin on     p.m., the committee will
                                                                 instances of homes broken       that involved the theft of     Friday, May 6, 5 p.m. at         present Miss Relay for Life
              89 / 67              By Mark Rogers                into and several car            jewelry and a flat screen      Columbia High School             and the Cutest Kid Contest
                                     Managing Editor             burglaries.                     television from a home on      Gardner Stadium on Walter        winners.
           WEDNESDAY                                               “We’ve had a couple on        Mississippi 35.                Payton Field. The order of         Opening ceremonies and
                                Recent break-ins around          Church Street,” Preston said.     Police made three arrests    events is subject to change
              89 / 66         Columbia      have    police       Others have been in the         Friday, Demara Collins,        but    includes     activities
                                                                                                                                                                 laps will begin at 6:30 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                 with the annual Survivors’
                              looking for answers.               Church Street area including    Perry Hammond and Arturio      throughout the night, with       Lap,     Caregivers’     Lap,
             THURSDAY           Columbia Police Detective        one on Central Ave. and two     Magee were arrested on         closing          ceremonies      Children’s Lap and Team
              90 / 65         Al Preston said that since         on Broadmoor. An incident       attempted burglary of a        scheduled for 5 a.m. on
                              April 1 there have been nine       occurred Saturday as well,          See ‘Break-ins’ Page 11A   Saturday.                                  See ‘Relay’ Page 11A
                                                                                                                                                                      May 5, 2011

  Gallery grand opening a huge success
                                      gallery’s neighbor, provided the
        By Lori Watts                 refreshments for the festivities.
           Staff Writer               The Back Door Café offered a
                                      special menu from the cooking
  People      and    cars    filled   journals of Claude Monet in
Columbia’s downtown streets           honor of the gallery’s opening.
Saturday night, as patrons and          Art lovers and collectors spent
well-wishers came out to the          the evening mingling with the
opening of the new Artwistic          artists and viewing the variety of
Revolution art gallery at 319         work available.
Second Street.                          According to the gallery’s
  The gallery is a cooperative        management,        the      artists
undertaking by 17 local artists,      considered the evening a great
featuring works in acrylic, pastel,   success. Artwistic Revolution
photography, digital imaging,         plans to host more events to
oils, pottery, wood, sculpture and    promote local artists’ work and to Art patrons filled the new art gallery and spilled into the street and neighboring businesses, during
metalworks.                           bring new interest and activity to the gallery’s open house reception on Saturday evening. Visitors enjoyed fun, food and good
  Second Street Bean, the             Columbia’s downtown district.       conversation, as well as the viewing of the art available.                            photo by Lori Watts

     Holmes family holds annual reunion

  The 17th annual William Graham Holmes and Nancy Elizabeth Hill Holmes Reunion was held on April 17, 2011, at the Marion County Activity Center. Family and
  friends enjoyed the day.                                                                                                                       photo submitted

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                                                                                            featured a halter show, best dressed, King of the
                                                                                                                                                tribute to Miguel “hora de la function” Alterego
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                                            Spring Open House
                                               Sat. May 7th
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            Special representatives will be on hand to
                        answer questions.

                                                                                            Riders getting prepared for the King of the Road Event which is a four mile race.

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(Editor’s Note: Information
                                                      JAIL DOCKET
                                      C Williamson Rd., arrested     contributing to delinquency       with GJI-Sale or Transfer of   Sylvester R. Craft, 34,      DUI, fail to yield to blue
printed in the “Jail Docket”          by MCSO, charged with          x2.                               a controlled substance.
column      is    solely    the                                                                                                       1034 J. C. Lewis Dr.,        lights.
responsibility of the Marion          GJI-grand larceny.             Demetrius Peters, 1326            Demara Collins, 111 Martin     McComb,      arrested  by    Nakita S. Johnson, 19, 24
County Sheriff’s Department,          John Evan Lott, 21, 213        Martin Luther King, arrested      Luther King, arrested by                                    Odom Ln., arrested by
the      Columbia        Police                                                                                                       MCSO, charged with DUI
                                      Owen Cole Rd., arrested by     by CPD, charged with              CPD,       charged      with                                MCSO,       charged     with
Department and other law                                                                                                              1st, reckless driving, no
enforcement agencies listed           MCSO, charged with GJI-        felony     eluding,       false   attempted burglary of a                                     contempt.
below.Please report any                                              indentifying info, DUS            dwelling.                      insurance, no driver’s       Ray A. Magee, 29, 65
errors to the arresting agency,       grand larceny.
                                                                     (implied).                        Perry Hammond, 215             license.                     Pinetree Dr., arrested by
which will provide any                Damos Daniels, 32, 927
corrections needed to The                                            Joy Christopher Daniels,          Texas Ave., arrested by        Jessica R. Simmons, 26,      CPD, charged with DUI 2nd,
                                      Gates Road, arrested by
Columbian-Progress.)                                                 23, 501 Arm Rd., Silver           CPD,       charged      with   227 John Thornhill Rd.,      probation violation.
                                      MCSO, charged with GJI-                                          attempted burglary of a
                                                                     Creek, arrested by MCSO,                                         arrested by CPD, charged     Johnnie May Hammond,
Corey Dawson, 23, 13                  murder.                        charged with DUI 1st,             dwelling.
                                                                                                                                      with contempt.               45, 24 Odom Ln., arrested
Virginia Ln., arrested by             Heather Watts Jefferson,       careless driving, littering.      Arturio Magee, 911 Porter,                                  by MCSO, charged with
MCSO,     charged     with            34, 4 McLendon Ln.,            Antonio D. White, 20, 77          arrested by CPD, charged       Kevin V. Daniels, 36, 16     warrant-contributing to the
contempt.                             Sumrall, arrested by MCSO,     Water Valley Rd., Foxworth,       with attempted burglary of a   Daniels Ln., arrested by     delinquency of a minor.
Tyler Ray Daniels, 20, 185            charged      with     child-   arrested by MCSO, charged         dwelling.                      MCSO, charged with felony     See ‘Jail Docket’ Page 11A

                                                            FIRE REPORT
Editor’s Note: Information            Maxwell,       4:37    p.m.,   p.m.,       Tri-Community         •Medical, 1814 N. Main St.,    responded.                   •Gas Leak/Odor, 6 Ball Park
printed in the “Fire Report”                                         responded.                        11:32 p.m., Columbia           •Medical, 1831 Hwy 35 S,
column is solely the responsibility   Columbia responded.                                                                                                          Ln., 6:37 p.m., Morgantown
of the responding department(s).      •Medical, 177 Jones Rd.,       •Medical, 96 Taylor Rd.,          responded.                     11:44 a.m., Southwest        responded.
Please report any errors to the       5:03     p.m.,    Southwest    3:52    p.m.,    Southwest             Saturday, April 30        Marion responded.            •Fire Follow Up, 266 Shiloh
agency, which will provide any                                       Marion responded.                 •Grass/Woods Fire, 802         •Motor Vehicle Accident
corrections needed to The             Marion responded.                                                                                                            Firetower Rd., 8:42 p.m.,
Columbian-Progress.)                  •Vehicle Fire, 418 Sumrall     •Medical, 433 Lafayette St.,      Greymont Dr., 1:15 a.m.,       with injuries, RA Johnson,   Southwest           Marion
                                      Rd., 8:32 p.m., Columbia       7:26     p.m.,   Columbia         Columbia responded.            1:07    p.m.,    Columbia
     Monday, April 25                 responded.                     responded.                        •Structure Fire, 266 Shiloh    responded.
                                                                                                                                                                   •Motor Vehicle Accident,
•Medical, 71 Ten Mile Creek           •Medical, 1127 Aztec Trl,            Friday, April 29            Firetower Rd., 4:10 a.m.,      •Medical, 807 Church St.,
                                      8:41     p.m.,     Columbia    •Medical, 728 Conerly Rd.,        Foxworth and Southwest         2:17    p.m.,    Columbia    430 Johnson Rd., 9:22 p.m.,
Rd., 8:33 a.m., Southwest
                                      responded.                     2:28 a.m., Tri-Community          Marion responded.              responded.                   Southwest           Marion
Marion responded.
                                         Wednesday, April 27         responded.                        •Medical, 892 Morgantown       •Hit & Run Motor Vehicle     responded.
•Motor Vehicle Accident,
                                      •Motor Vehicle Accident,       •Medical, Wilks Rd., Lot          Rd., 5:47 a.m., Morgantown     Accident, 411 Jones Ln.,     •Smoke, 1216 Martin Luther
Hwy 13 S, 2:45 p.m.,
Columbia responded.                   Lampton Hill Top/Columbia      #26, 4:05 a.m., Columbia          responded.                     3:52    p.m.,    Columbia    King Dr. 9:41 p.m.,
•Medical, 1010 Broadmoor              Purvis Rd., 10:56 a.m., Tri-   responded.                        •Gas Leak/Odor, 911 Sunset     responded.                   Columbia responded.
Ave., 7:02 p.m., Columbia             Community and South            •Grass/Woods           Fire,      Circle, 6:48 a.m., Columbia
                                      Marion responded.              Columbia Purvis Rd., 7:10         responded.
                                      •Electrical    Fire,   1116    a.m.,       Tri-Community         •Motor Vehicle Accident
•Medical, 514 Pearl St., 9:11
                                      Broadmoor Ave., 3:55 p.m.,     responded.                        with injuries, New Hope
p.m., Columbia responded.
                                      Columbia responded.            •Medical, 1103 Carolyn            Kokomo Rd./Shady Grove
•Medical, 451 Hwy 587,                                               Ave., 3:52 p.m., Columbia         Church Rd., 4:10 p.m.
                                      •Medical, 1301 Willow Dr.,
10:14 p.m., Morgantown                8:24     p.m.,     Columbia    responded.                        •Medical, 1506 N. Main St.,
responded.                            responded.                     •Medical, 21 Nace Rd., 7:47       7:39     p.m.,     Columbia
     Tuesday, April 26                    Thursday, April 28         p.m., Southwest Marion            responded.
•Medical, 914 Branton Ave.,           •Electrical Fire, 1506 N.      responded.                              Sunday, May 1
3:04    p.m.,    Columbia             Main St., 1:10 a.m.,           •Medical, 1107 Martin             •Medical, 1023 Turnage
responded.                            Columbia responded.            Luther King Dr., 8:42 p.m.,       Chapel Rd., 8:07 a.m.,
•Medical,     Owens        &          •Medical, 15 Gates Rd., 3      Columbia responded.               Southwest            Marion

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                  OPINION & EDITORIAL
                                OUR VIEWS                                                             RESOLUTIONS AND REVELATIONS by Julie Johnson

       Acting governor                                                                       Putting the past behind us
        pay outdated                                                                            Ten years ago, my office was in the back of the
                                                                                             Columbian-Progress building where the news department
                                                                                             currently resides. Tuesday mornings typically bring a quiet
                                                                                                                                                               our shoulder. We found it harder
                                                                                                                                                               to trust not just foreign
                                                                                                                                                               governments, but even our own.
   A report in the Jackson Clarion-Ledger that Lt. Gov. Phil Bryant                          commotion to our workplace as everyone goes about                 As much as we tried to insist that
earned an extra $50,000 the past three years because Gov. Haley                              finishing stories and ads, hustling to meet deadline on our       no act of terrorism could change
                                                                                             production day.                                                   our national unity and resolve,
Barbour was out of the state so much should not go unnoticed by
                                                                                                It was in the midst of this normal activity that I discerned   there were cracks in the mask of
lawmakers and the public alike.
                                                                                             a growing uproar coming from the front of our building.           our steadfastness.
   It demonstrates that a state constitutional mandate on who gets paid                      Not wanting to be distracted from my work at hand, I tried           But the terror of what was
extra when the governor is out of state needs updating to conform to 21st                    to ignore the disturbance until a co-worker, Lisa Mercier,        started on a beautiful, cloudless
Century technology.                                                                          came back to retrieve something from the printer right            and sunny day by an extremist
   There’s no practical reason why Mississippi’s governor can’t still                        outside my office door.                                           known as Osama bin Laden in                  Julie
perform his duties as governor when he’s in New York or Washington on                           “What’s going on up there?” I asked her, without even          the heart of one of our nations            Johnson
state business or in New Hampshire or South Carolina testing the waters                      looking up from my paperwork.                                     most beloved cities, ended nearly
for a presidential campaign.                                                                    “I don’t know really. Apparently, an airplane hit some         ten years later on a dry, moonless night in the foothills of
   According to the Jackson newspaper, Barbour spent half of 2010                            building in New York City,” she replied. She was quite            Pakistan.
traveling outside of Mississippi, but his aides contend he was “doing his                    busy herself.                                                        My husband and I were sitting in the bedroom… he was
job” and was always reachable.                                                                  We only had one television in the office back then. It was     watching TV and I was on the computer when a scroll
   Certainly Barbour was reachable while he was out of state, and we                         very old and very unreliable, but figuring it was time for a      came across the bottom of the screen saying the President
won’t argue he didn’t do his job. With today’s computers, smart phones                       coffee break anyway, I made my way to the empty                   would make an important announcement momentarily.
and other tools there are plenty of people who conduct business outside                      breakroom to see if I could find some news about what was            I looked over to my husband and said facetiously, “Do
their offices.                                                                               going on.                                                         you think there’s an asteroid heading for Planet Earth?”
   But Mississippi’s constitution says that when the governor is out of                         I was sitting all alone on a shellacked wooden picnic             He snickered briefly, but then another thought came to
the state, someone else has to be acting governor, and it mandates that                      bench in the cold kitchen with a lukewarm cup of coffee           my mind, “No… I bet they got Bin Laden.”
the acting governor “shall be” paid the difference between the salary of                     listening to the broadcasters try to make sense of what had          I had just finished typing that same thought on Twitter
the individual filling in and the governor’s salary.                                         really happened to the North Tower of the World Trade             when broadcasters on the news station we were watching
   Since Barbour took office in 2004, Mississippi Department of                              Center when all of a sudden, as I’m watching the live             announced, “Sources are saying that the United States has
Finance and Administration records show $108,747 has been paid in                            broadcast, another plane in the sky comes into view and           captured and killed Osama bin Laden.”
acting governor pay, most of it to the lieutenant governor who gets an                       crashes into the South Tower.                                        I immediately thought of my younger cousin, Matthew
                                                                                                It seemed to occur in slow motion in my memory. From           (whom I’ve written about on past occurrences) who
extra $7.50 an hour — the difference in his $60,000 annual salary and
                                                                                             the perspective I was watching, the small aircraft looked as      happens to be serving our country in Afghanistan this very
the governor’s pay of $122,160.
                                                                                             if it had flown behind the World Trade Center, but an             moment with the United States Marines. I thought of the
   When both Barbour and Bryant were absent, either Senate President                         explosion of orange, red and black burst into sight on the        countless number of soldiers who have sacrificed their life
Pro Tem Billy Hewes or House Speaker Billy McCoy served as as acting                         other side.                                                       since September 11, 2001, in the defense and protection of
governor. In 2010, Hewes earned $4,895 in acting governor pay and                               I gasped and screamed.                                         our country and the scores of individuals who died at the
McCoy $103, according to MDFA.                                                                  “What just happened?” I asked out loud in my disbelief.        hands of Bin Laden’s schemes in New York, Washington
   Looks like the three Republicans, Barbour, Byrant and Hewes, didn’t                          Others from the front of the office came running back to       and Pennsylvania all those years ago.
take many out-of-state trips together, leaving the dreaded Democratic                        where I was.                                                         After ten years of wondering, questioning, pondering
House speaker as governor.                                                                      “Play it again! Play it again!” I was almost willing the       and reflecting about Osama bin Laden, his actions and his
   To Bryant’s credit, he says he attempted to reject the extra pay but                      news station to replay what had just happened so we could         motives, upon his death, I can find no more interest in
was told he couldn’t because of the constitutional mandate that says                         make sense of it all.                                             thinking about the man. I am neither joyful of his death, nor
“shall.” He says he’ll contribute the extra pay to charity.                                     It was mass confusion. I remember I could hear the             interested in photos, videos or scenarios of his retribution.
   That’s commendable, but the constitution still needs updating to                          phone ringing in the distance, but everything else seemed         I am done contemplating bin Laden. His villainous acts are
provide that an active governor gets paid extra only when it’s necessary.                    to become completely silent.                                      no more worthy of my time and consideration. He is dead
                                                                                                I sat in disbelief, gazing at the television screen,           and gone.

           Casinos target
                                                                                             watching as the scene of the airplane flying into the                Like the ripples created on a smooth pond when a pebble
                                                                                             building was played over and over. I could not believe my         is cast into the water but quickly fade away, the quietness
                                                                                             eyes. Even more, I could not believe that this incident was       of an early Tuesday morning disrupted a decade ago seems
                                                                                             intentional, an act by some militant group or terrorists.         to have returned. We have revived what was momentarily

           a new market
                                                                                                In the days and months that followed September 11,             taken away.
                                                                                             2001, we all struggled with the brutal details of what               We will remember our fallen comrades. We will honor
                                                                                             happened that tragic morning. As a nation, we were                our heroes for their victories and sacrifices, but now, let’s
                                                                                             constrained to witness and experience the pain of that sad        move forward into our future.
    Other than the convenience, it’s a mystery why so many people enjoy                      day repeatedly. It forced us to question our righteous belief
using an Internet connection to play poker. A key element of success in                      in the good of all mankind. It rocked us down to our very                  Julie Johnson is the publisher of the
the game is a player’s ability to bluff his competitors into folding their                   core of who we are as Americans and the democracy that                  Columbian-Progress. Read her blog on her
hand, and that would seem a lot harder to do if everyone’s not in the                        we stand for.                                                          website at or reach her by
same room. Nevertheless, the popularity of online poker is undeniable,                          I honestly think there was a piece of all of us that became        email at
and quite profitable — even though federal law forbids American                              closed off and jaded after that day. We began looking over
companies from getting in on the action because it’s illegal for banks to
knowingly process online poker transactions.
    That resulted in foreign companies owning the U.S. market until a                                                  ROBIN’S CHICKS by Robin O’Bryant
couple of weeks ago, when the Justice Department delivered 11

                                                                                             Devastation brings sorrow
indictments that shut down the three largest online poker sites.
Executives face charges of bank fraud, money laundering and running
illegal gambling businesses.
    Legitimate casino operators stepped into this void last week,
advocating federal legislation that would allow them to run online poker                        Last week marked the one of the biggest tornado                disgusted. That’s not to say I
sites that would deliver tax revenue to governments that need it.                            outbreaks in recent history. Multiple tornadoes touched           didn’t understand the fascination
    Their argument is worth considering. The casinos say enough                              down in states across the Southeast and entire towns were         and perhaps even the distraction
Americans clearly want to play poker online, so companies like theirs                        leveled. I was raised in Jasper, Alabama and I have a lot of      from the devastation. But I
that are already regulated are ideal to offer the games.                                     family still in the Walker County area. My mother lives in        couldn’t muster up any interest in
    Casino executives say their industry has to modernize by offering                        Birmingham and my brother and his family live in                  the wedding across the pond
electronic gambling alternatives instead of “massively expensive brick-                      Tuscaloosa. I have countless friends in the region. Last          knowing that so many people had
and-mortar facilities,” as the CEO of Caesars put it.                                        Wednesday I kept my kids home from school due to the five         lost everything, including their
    Other online poker advocates say making the game legal could create                      severe weather warnings that had been issued in our area. I       loved ones.
                                                                                             was so consumed watching the live-stream of Birmingham               Almost simultaneously with
jobs, but that figure would be a pittance compared to the jobs that make                     meteorologist James Spann that none of us got out of our          the storms progression across the
those real-life casinos worth having. Heavily indebted governments are                       pajamas all day.                                                  state of Alabama towards my
sure to consider this idea if a generous tax is built in. Casinos shouldn’t                     My mother’s house in Birmingham was hit at 5:30 in the         loved ones, I was receiving email             Robin
be the exclusive operators — any market that develops should at least                        morning, trees that were at least 100 years old were plucked      updates from a dear friend whose            O’Bryant
encourage competitive entrepreneurs — but as all gamblers know,                              from the ground like weeds and dropped on her house.              son was being born. She was well
they’re sure to make an alluring pitch to get the business.                                  Homes in her neighborhood were destroyed. She stayed              out of harms way and her son is healthy and beautiful. I
                                                                                             close to home as Spann warned all of his viewing audience         looked at his pictures and saw new life and the promise of
                                                                                             that the next wave of storms would be considerably worse.         better tomorrows. Then I looked at the destruction across
                                                                                             I watched online in horror as one of the largest tornadoes in     the Southeast and mourned the loss of life. This is the world
                                                                                             recent history formed and moved into Tuscaloosa. I texted         we live in: The Circle of Life, I guess. Life and death. New
                                                                                             Jeni, my sister-in-law and my two best friends who live in        beginnings and total destruction.
                                                                                             Tuscaloosa to make sure they were somewhere safe. Jeni               I was especially mindful as I tucked my children into bed
                                                                                             was hiding in her closet with her two young daughters             on Tuesday night. I was thankful for our safety, for our
                                                                                             waiting for the storm to hit and I was unable to reach my         home, for electricity. I was glad that children had no idea
                                                                                             friends. One of the amazing things about this storm is that it    what it must be like to wonder where you will sleep or what
                                                                                             was so well documented. It struck in daylight and almost          you will eat.
                                                                                             everyone has a camera on their phone these days. There is            Aubrey, my six-year-old, was completely clueless as to
                                                                                             video footage from every possible angle of the storm and          what had happened in the last 48 hours. As she climbed into
                                                                                             each image is more horrifying than the last.                      bed she grabbed her favorite stuffed animal, a hot pink cow
                                                                                                The tornado tore through Tuscaloosa, completely                named “Moo.” She shoved her nose into his belly and
                                                                                             leveling buildings, neighborhoods, landmarks and schools.         sniffed hard. “Ahhhh! Smells like home!” She said.
   Julie Johnson, Publisher/Editor                       PRODUCTION                          Thankfully all schools in the region had closed for the day          Tears sprang to my eyes at the thought of children who no
                                                                                             due to the storms. I switched back and forth between              longer have a safe place to call home, or a sweet and soft
   Bonnie Hudson, Office Manager                         Wright Nichols,                     watching Spann’s live coverage to Facebook to keep track          friend to remind them of how it smelled there.
    Kit Marable, Office Assistant                     Production Manager                     of my loved ones. The death toll in the Southeast was over           Hug your children. Relish the ability to flip on a light
                                                        Susan Amundson,                      300 the last I heard and there are at least as many still         switch without a thought as to how it works or the men and
                                                                                             missing. The town of Smithville, Miss was obliterated.            women that make sure it’s always working. Savor climbing
          ADVERTISING                              Classifieds/Legals/Graphics               Their police department, town hall, post office and only          into the bed at night and thank God for the roof over your
   Kim Gingell, Account Executive                                                            grocery are gone. Not damaged. Gone. How will they ever           head. Give if you can. Contact your local Red Cross for
  Steve Mercier, Account Executive                        CIRCULATION                        recover? Once the storms had moved out of Alabama, I              donations of blood or money. Clean out your closets and
                                                       Darby Bass, Manager                   started trying to contact my loved ones. I was able to text       gather supplies to send to collection centers.
                                                                                             and email my two best friends, and was able to get my                And pray. Pray for the hundreds of people who lost their
            EDITORIAL                                                                        mother on the phone. I communicated with my brother via           mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters, children, aunts, uncles
    Mark Rogers, Managing Editor                                                             text and email as he headed to his church to help survivors.      and friends. Pray for the hundreds who are still missing and
        Lori Watts, Reporter                                                                 Everyone that I was worried about was safe. But the stories       the volunteers who are doing everything they can to love
                                                                                             he told me were gut wrenching. Parents lost, children lost.       their neighbors.
    For advertising rates or subscription information, please call (601) 736-2611 or visit   Families literally ripped apart.
  our website at The Columbian-Progress (USPS 124-320)               I was frustrated on Wednesday when I tried desperately to                 Read more of Robin O’Bryant at
    (TSSN 1044-9977) is published twice weekly by Marion County Publishing. Second           find news coverage of the aftermath. Everyone was                   or email
        class postage paid at Columbia, MS 39429. POSTMASTER: Send address                   wrapped up in coverage of the Royal Wedding and I was
           changes to Columbian-Progress, P.O. Box 1171, Columbia, MS 39429.                                                                                             Robin at
May 5, 2011                                                                                                                                                5A
  Caffey shares message of hope, forgiveness
                                                  the hands of the killers at his home in Texas.
            By Mark Rogers                        “I almost gave up on life and gave up on God.
               Managing Editor                    I’m so thankful he didn’t give up on me. It’s
                                                  no accident we’re here tonight,” he told the
  Terry Caffey should have died the night his     crowd.
family was murdered at the hands of his              In his travels, Caffey has ventured to
daughter’s boyfriend and his friend. Instead,     hundreds of schools and prisons to speak.
hit 11 times by bullets, he survived and          “God’s allowed me to use this tragedy,” he
forgave.                                          said. Caffey, the subject of the television
  Saturday, he shared his message at the          movie Final Witness then shared the story of
“What is Your Purpose?” youth conference          the events that unfolded that fateful night.
held in the auditorium at Columbia High              He spoke of wife Penny and sons Matthew,
School.                                           13, and Tyler, 8, who died that night. He also
  “Evil was present that night, but Satan         told the story of his daughter Erin, tying in the
didn’t win,” Caffey said. “I can still say that   program’s theme, What is My Purpose?
God got the victory.” He now runs Across             “Let me say that God has a purpose for
America Ministries and travels, spreading a       everyone here tonight,” Caffey said. “We have
message of forgiveness and faith.                 one purpose and that’s to magnify the name of
  Caffey’s life changed on a night in 2008,       Christ.”
when his wife and two sons died brutally at          Caffey shared stories of his youth and said
                                                  drugs and alcohol were once a part of it. “I
                                                  threw away a college scholarship,” he said.
                                                  After losing his wife and sons he felt, again, he
                                                  had no purpose. “Until one day, God showed
                                                  up.”                                                 Terry Caffey addresses the audience in Columbia Saturday evening.
                                                                                                                                                                                   photos by Mark Rogers
                                                     He shared his daughter Erin’s story for the
                                                  crowd as well. “She began to change and she
                                                                                                       I could hear the reloading of the gun. I was       couldn’t comprehend when he found out his
                                                  showed signs of rebellion. It can happen to
                                                                                                       trying to speak, but nothing but blood came        daughter’s involvement. “I cried out to God
                                                  anyone,” Caffey said. “Erin began to change,
                                                                                                       out.”                                              that I didn’t understand it,” he said. Caffey then
                                                  right before us.”
                                                                                                          Then, Caffey said his thoughts turned to the    went through the trials, forgiving the ones who
                                                     Communication Caffey says is very
                                                                                                       children upstairs. “They were going after my       killed his family and pleading for leniency for
                                                  important for parents and teens. “Find
                                                                                                       children, I heard my son say ‘no Charlie,          his daughter, who is serving two life sentences
                                                  somebody you trust and talk to them. Erin
                                                                                                       please don’t do this.’ He was getting revenge      in prison now.
                                                  began to hang with a ‘bad crowd’,” he said.
                                                                                                       because he couldn’t be with my daughter.”            “God is good all the time,” Caffey said.
                                                  Erin met a young man named Charlie
                                                                                                          In shock, but regaining consciousness, he       “You will never know your purpose until you
                                                  Wilkinson and dated him for five months. “He
                                                                                                       was able to see his wife was dead and the          know God.”
                                                  would build her up and bring her down. Girls
                                                                                                       house was ablaze, set on fire by the teens           The program also featured several local
                                                  … don’t get in a relationship like that,” he
                                                                                                       trying to cover their tracks. He struggled to      groups including a community youth choir and
                                                                                                       make his way more than 400 yards to a              the drama group Hands in Motion from New
                                                     The Caffey’s then told their daughter to end
                                                                                                       neighbor’s home. “I looked back at my home         Orleans. Organizers Kay Patterson and Gayla
                                                  the relationship. “Two days later, her
                                                                                                       and thought “they’re all gone.’ I told God to      Bryant spoke as did Pastor Tim Irwin from the
                                                  boyfriend, and his friend began to open fire.”
                                                                                                       just take me, let me die. It was then I felt the   Gathering and Rev. Mike Bassemaier.
                                                     Caffey woke up and said he found
                                                                                                       hand of God. I had to get up and keep                Patterson said “What is Your Purpose?” will
                                                  somebody over him shooting him. “I took
Local musicians and a community                                                                        fighting.”                                         continue to have programs for youth in Marion
                                                  multiple shots in the shoulder, chest and face.
choir entertained the crowd.                                                                              Caffey struggled with the deaths and            County.

     City parking lot project preceding
                                                                                                    city     and    county      are   were the type of heads on the       proceed,” Burns said.
                                                                      By Mark Rogers                contributing “in kind” services   lights, which now will be much         The city will move a fire
                                                                       Managing Editor              to the renovations.               more efficient. “It was going to    hydrant and replace a four-inch
                                                                                                       “We were working to reduce     cost $1,100 a month to operate;     valve as part of its
                                                                  Bulldozers moved ground           the number of fixtures while      now we’re going to be down to       responsibility. City and county
                                                               and heavy equipment hauled          still having adequate lighting,”   $438. That’s a big savings.”        employees will truck in the
                                                               away debris Monday as               Houston said. The number of           At a previous meeting, the       gravel for the lot as well. “The
                                                               construction began on a new         fixtures changed from 32 to 16,    board had tabled action on a        city’s doing its part to keep
                                                               downtown parking lot behind         but the 16 chosen spread light     contract for work on the lot, but   costs down,” Houston said.
                                                               City Hall.                          in a wider area. “They’re a        the contract got the green light.   Funding for the project comes
                                                                  The Columbia Board of            different type of light. They      “We approved a change order         from a state grant and
                                                               Aldermen met in special             aren’t as decorative, but they     that lowered the scope of the       Columbia and Marion County
                                                               session recently before a tour of   are more efficient to run.”        project,” Houston said. City        are contributing “in kind”
                                                               the former Orleans Furniture           The lighting is part of a       Engineer Sean Burns said the        services as their portions of the
                                                               site and the site of the old        program from Mississippi           initial cost of the project was     project.
                                                               National Guard Armory.              Power. “We’re still getting the    $430,907.05. “We took off the
                                                                  Aldermen heard options for       minimum requirement and the        asphalt overlay and two utility
                                                               the lighting for the parking lot    lights will shine in a broader     items,” Burns said. Changes
                                                               behind city hall. Grant money       area,” Houston said. “They’re      lowered       the    cost      by
                                                               will fund improvements,             going to look nice.” The only      approximately $50,000. “The
Lighting similar to this fixture will be used in the           including new lighting. The         changes to the actual proposal     board approved a ‘notice to
new parking lot downtown.        photo by Mark Rogers

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                                          County                                                                                                                             OF THE      MONTH
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                                                                                                                                                                       May 5, 2011

 West Marion presents ‘Guys and Dolls’
                                                             May 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the gymnasium.
                        By Lori Watts                          Last year, the WM show choir made up the cast of “High
                          Staff Writer                       School Musical” but this year other students joined in the
                                                             production, as well. “We started with the core of the show choir
  The curtain will go up on West Marion High School’s second and then recruited other students to complete the cast,” said
annual musical production, “Guys and Dolls,” on Saturday, Ellen Ball, director.
                                                               The cast includes John Garner as Nathan Detroit, Megan
                                                             Stogner as Miss Adelaide, Chance Broom as Sky Masterson,
                                                             Danielle Moore as Sister Sarah Brown, Alandis Bickham as
                                                             Nicely Nicely Johnson, Michaela Andrews as General Arvide
                                                             Abernathy, JaQuan Frelix as Big Jule, Robert Gay Jr. as Benny
                                                             Southstreet and Cheyenne Turnage as Mimi. Other members of
                                                             the Show Choir will fill the parts of the Hot Box Girls and the
                                                               “Guys and Dolls,” is set in 1950, against a harmless and
                                                             whimsical portrayal of New York’s criminal underground. On
                                                             Broadway, the musical opened in 1950 and enjoyed a long
                                                                                                                                The gamblers gather around Ellen Ball, director, as
                                                             initial run, as well as three revivals, winning multiple Tony
                                                                                                                                she plays the part of Sky Masterson during
                                                             awards during each production. In 1955, a film version, starring
                                                                                                                                rehearsals of “Luck Be a Lady.”
                                                             Marlon Brando, Frank Sinatra, Jean Simmons and Vivian
                                                                                                                                                                             photos by Lori Watts
                                                             Blaine, hit movie theaters.
                                                               The plot revolves around the escapades of Nathan Detroit,        falls in love with Sarah and tries to reform his gambling ways.

                                                             who desperate to finance a floating crap game, bets Sky            After his return to the Big Apple, he bets all the members of the
                                                             Masterson a thousand dollars that Sky will not be able to take a   dice game a thousand dollars against one roll of the dice. If he
                                                             local Salvation Army girl, Sarah Brown to Cuba. While Sky is       wins the gamblers will have to go to church and repent. Sky
                                                             able to convince Sarah to join him, Nathan and his fiancé of 14    does win and delivers all the gamblers to Sarah’s mission.
     A full service salon for the body and the soul          years, Adelaide, experience ups and downs. Meanwhile, Sky            Admission to the performance is $5 at the door.
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                                                                                                                                                                                 At left,
                Nail Tech: Patsy Brewton                                                                                                                                         Alandis
           Massage Therapist: Irene Prestenbach                                                                                                                                  Bickham, as
                                                                                                                                                                                 leaps across
                                                                                                                                                                                 the row of
                                                                                                                                                                                 chairs as he
                                                                                                                                                                                 the gamblers
                                                                                                                                                                                 to “Sit Down,
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      POLITICAL ANNOUNCEMENT                                          Fields, Megan
                                                                      Stogner, Kayla
                  PRIMARY ELECTION:                                   Robertson,
               TUESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2011                                Savannah
   The following candidates have authorized and paid a fee to the     Holman and
  Columbian Progress to announce their candidacy for the office of:   Cheyenne
     STATE SENATE                    MARION COUNTY
      DISTRICT 40                      SUPERVISOR
 • Mike (Duck) Griffith (R)             DISTRICT 3
                                                                              Mixed League
                        • Doyle Anthony            (R)
           STATE        • Ronald E. (Ronnie) Bracey(R)                                                                          High Game                           High Series
                                                                                                                                Daniel Bernier 207                  Daniel Bernier    579
   REPRESENTATIVE • Dewayne (Speedy Earl) Hamilton (R)
                                                                                                                                Robbie Bond 201                     Raymond Robbins 552
        DISTRICT 99     • Ran (Randy) Hollis III (R)
                                                                                                                                High Hndcp Game                     High Hndcp Series
                        • Tony Morgan              (R)                                                                          Daniel Bernier 251                  Daniel Bernier    711
 • Bill Pigott      (R) • Johnny Glen Stringer (D)
                                                                                                                                Donnie Beal 243                     Raymond Robbins 651
                                                                       Week 16                     Won      Lost
                                                                                                                                                                    Donnie Beal       651
       STATE                         MARION COUNTY                     1. Banana Splitz            17       7
   REPRESENTATIVE                                                      2. Big Ten                  17       7
                                     SUPERINTENDENT                                                                             High Game                           High Series
                                                                       3. Rejects                  17       7
    DISTRICT 100                      OF EDUCATION                     4. Bulldogs                 15       9
                                                                                                                                Staci Gill     173                  Staci Gill     443
                                                                                                                                Jessica Silver 147                  Jessica Silver 378
 • Ken Morgan                (R) • Ronald Fortenberry (D)              5. Lets Roll                13.5     10.5
                                                                       6. Sparecrows               12       12
                                 • Craig L. Robbins (D)                                                                         High Hndcp Game                     High Hndcp Series
                                                                       7. Columbian Progress       10       14
       CONSTABLE                                                       8. Two & Two                9        15
                                                                                                                                Staci Gill     229                  Staci Gill      611
       DISTRICT 1                                                                                                               Jessica Silver 211                  Bonnie Robbins 608
                                     MARION COUNTY                     9. Bomb Squad               6.5      17.5
                                                                                                                                High Average - Men                  High Average - Women
 • Eugene (Gene) Ryals (D)           TAX ASSESSOR/                     10. Vacancy                 0        24
                                                                                                                                Roy Robinette      183.2            Staci Gill    138.5
                                       COLLECTOR                                                                                Raymond Robbins 164.4               Julie Johnson 116.5
       CONSTABLE                  • Charles Chapman (R)
       DISTRICT 2                 • Tanya Boone Holland (R)
 • Mike Cooper               (D)  • Sherry McGowan (D)
                                                                                                                                                                Mack Grubbs
 • Jimmy Evans                (R) • Lon Ward            (R)
                                                                            Don Glen Thornhill                                                                  Ford Mercury
     JUSTICE COURT                   MARION COUNTY                       MAY 6, 1993 - AUGUST 22, 2009                                                           is proud to announce
         JUDGE                        CIRCUIT CLERK
                                                                                                                                                                  BRADY BOYD
       DISTRICT 1            • Tina Dease            (R)                Don, this week
                             • Sandy Green           (D)               you would be 18                                                                             APRIL SALESMAN
 • Richard Lokey         (R)                                            years old, God                                                                             OF THE        MONTH
                             • Joy Herring McNabb (D)
                                                                       L o a n e d you to us
   MARION COUNTY • Janette (Eddie) Morgan(D)
                                        Nolan        (R)
                                                                           for 16 years,
       SUPERVISOR                                                       3 months & 16                                            I would like to thank all my customer for making my short
                             • Debbie Dunaway Smith (R)                   days. In this                                          tenure at Mack Grubbs Ford both enjoyable and successful. I
        DISTRICT 1           • Danon Jones Vest (R)                     short time you                                           consider it a great honor to be named salesman of the Month
                                                                        filled our lives                                         for April. Please accept my invitation to visit me at the
 • Robert Cole           (R)                                             with so much                                            dealership to see all the exciting new products from Ford,
 • John A. “Pokey” Dial (D) MARION COUNTY                                 joy. We will                                           plus the areas best selection of pre-owned vehicles. When
 • Charles “Randy” Dyess (R)          SHERIFF                             cherrish our                                           considering a vehicle purchase, you have many options. I
 • Larry Wayne Middleton (R) • Fletcher Eugene Berry (D)
                                                                       memories of you
                                                                       and your special                                          humbly ask that you give me and the staff at Mack Grubbs
                             • Chris Brumfield       (D)                 smile forever.                                          Ford the opportunity to EARN your business. You will not
   MARION COUNTY • Adrian Fortenberry (D)                                                                                        be disappointed.

       SUPERVISOR            • Berkley Hall          (R)                  We all love and Miss You!                              If I can be of service to you please call me at any time.
        DISTRICT 2           • Jason Kessler         (D)                    Mama, Daddy, Amber,                                  Thanks again!
                                                                                                                                 Brady Boyd
 • Terry Broome          (R) • Destry E. Poole       (R)                   PawGlen, MaKay, Aunt                                   Hwy 98 Bypass                                 601-731-1953
 • John N. Moree         (D)                                             Brenda, Uncle Johnny, Buck
 • Houston Keith Stuckey (R)
 • Mike Williamson        (I)
                                                                         Jamie, Crystal, Tyler, Coby
                                                                                 and Jak Jak
May 5, 2011                                                                                                                          7A
CHS baseball wins way to next round
                                beat St. Stanislaus 7-6         one. Ryan Ellis pitched for
    By Mark Rogers              Saturday. The Wildcats then     the Wildcats and gave up six
      Managing Editor           returned home and won 7-6 at    runs on nine hits, he struck
                                the John Sapen Field.           out 11 batters.
   The second season of         Columbia is now 22-7; St.         Monday night, Edward
baseball continues for the      Stanislaus ends its season at   Forbes came on to pitch in
CHS Wildcats as they host       16-9.                           relief and pitched 3 2/3 innings
West Lauderdale tonight at        On Friday night, Ryan Ellis   of scoreless baseball. Ryan
home.                           had four RBIs on three hits;    Ellis got the winning RBI,
   The Wildcats topped          Hakeem Forbes had an RBI        getting a walk with the bases
defending       4A      State   and got two hits. Aaron         loaded in the fifth inning.
Champion St. Stanislaus two     Ellzey had two hits as well.      Columbia will face West
games to one in a best of       Ellis had a three-run homer     Lauderdale Thursday at 6
three series this past          among his efforts for the       p.m. to begin the third round
weekend.                        night.                          of the playoffs. Last year
   After dropping the opener      Saturday, Blake Sistrunk      West Lauderdale knocked the
at home 8-6 to the Rock-a-      had three RBIs, Edward          Wildcats out of the playoffs
Chaws Friday, the Wildcats      Forbes, two; Hakeem Forbes      in a three-game series. Game
traveled to Bay St. Louis and   and Forrest Dungan each had     time is set for 5:55 p.m.

                                                                                                   Tamaz Connerly tags a St. Stanislaus runner out during a rundown Friday night.
                                                                                                   In back, at second base is Edward Forbes

Wildcats celebrate a three-run home run by Ryan Ellis during Friday night’s
game.                                                        photos by Mark Rogers CHS baseball coach Greg Owen argues a call with one of the umpires.

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McMorris signs with PRCC                                                                                                              CA track places at
      By Lori Watts
                                                                                                                                       state track meet
         Staff Writer                                                                                                                                                          high hurdles and Parker
                                                                                                                                          By Lori Watts                        Blackwell got the silver in
                                                                                                                                              Staff Writer                     the triple jump.
  East Marion’s Andre
McMorris signed last week                                                                                                                                                         “Our two teams together
to play basketball with Pearl                                                                                                            Columbia Academy girls                had the best overall
River Community College.                                                                                                              track team finished third in             finish,”     said       Fails,
PRCC Wildcat assistant                                                                                                                the state while the boys                 explaining       that     the
coach Doug Branson was at                                                                                                             team brought home the                    opposite team for the girls
East Marion for the                                                                                                                   second place finish.                     and     boys      champions
occasion. “It’s clear he can                                                                                                             Final results for the girls           finished fourth or fifth in
score and the objective of                                                                                                            included bronze medals                   the running. “We were the
the game is to have more                                                                                                              for Ashton Scarborough in                only school with teams in
points,” Branson said of the                                                                                                          the 100 meter run, Anna                  the top three of both
high-scoring Eagle senior.                                                                                                            Wilks in the 400 m run and               competitions.”
“He’s obviously one of the                                                                                                            Clare Herring in the 300m                  Fails said the track
better players in the area,                                                                                                           hurdles. The girls relay                 teams graduate only four
but he is also a good young                                                                                                           team of Misty Thomas,                    seniors. “We will miss
man, who will bring                                                                                                                   Greta Carley, Wilks and                  Ashton Scarborough in our
something to our school                                                                                                               Scarborough won the                      girls shorter runs and we
besides basketball,” the                                                                                                              silver medal in the 4 x 100              need to develop some
coach continued.                                                                                                                      race. According to Coach                 more field competitors,”
  McMorris said that two                                                                                                              Dan Fails, the second                    said Fails. “But we’ve got
years ago he never thought                                                                                                            place finish was the best                some good young runners
he would be a prospect.                                                                                                               ever for a CA girls relay                coming up.” Tanner Pace,
“But Coach [Calvin Brown]                                                                                                             team.                                    Robert Ward and Robert
motivated me a lot. I worked      Back row, PRCC coach Doug Branson, EM coach Calvin Brown and EM assistant                              CA runners Jon Luke                   Whitehead are the other
hard and then Coach               coach William Wheat. Seated are Andre McMorris and his mother Rosa McMorris.                        Watts and Tyler Berry took               track team seniors.
Branson showed up at one                                                                                        photo by Lori Watts   the top two spots in the                   This brings the CA track
of my games,” said                attend college. “What we        for the opportunity,” said       December in which he               1600 m and the 3200 m                    and field season to a close,
McMorris.                         want guys to do is work hard    Brown.                           scored 34, 31, 39, 28 and 30       runs. Watts won two gold                 with both teams winning
  Brown, the East Marion          and reach their potential. We     McMorris finished the          points. He had no games in         medals and Berry brought                 their district titles, taking
head coach, said he is            can’t make a college coach      season averaged almost 23        the single digits and made         home two silvers. Taner                  second in south state and
always pleased when a             recruit a player but we can     points per game and had a        67 percent of his free             Breakfield finished for the              second and third at the
player gets an opportunity to     help the players be prepared    five-game streak in late         throws.                            silver medal in the 110 m                state meet.

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                                                  OBITUARIES   the Emmanuel Baptist Church for Mr. Jasper “Kit” Goar, 60,    noon until 1 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home. Smith Funeral
                            93                                 of Columbia, who died Friday, April 29, at his residence.     Home was in charge of the arrangements.
  Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 26, at Colonial    Interment was in the Emmanuel Cemetery. Pastor Valton
Funeral Home, for Ms. Mary Bracey Brister, 93, who died        Douglas and Chris Crawley officiated at the services.                              EDNA MAE PRINE
Sunday, April 24, while attending Easter Service at Holly      Visitation was held Monday, May 2, from 5 p.m. until at the                                   Columbia
Springs Baptist Church. Interment was in the Holly Springs     church. A native of Marion County he was a motorman in oil      Funeral services were held Sunday, May 1, at 3 p.m. in the
Cemetery. Dr. Ron Jordan and Rev. Kevin Crozier officiated     production and a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church,           Colonial Funeral Home Chapel for Mrs. Edna Mae Prine of
at the services. A native of Marion County, she was born       where he served as a Deacon. He was preceded in death by      Columbia, who died Friday, April 29, in Columbia.
March 25, 1918. She was retired from Pioneer                   his parents, Barto and Roxanna Goar. Survivors include his    Interment was in the Randall Cemetery. Elder Joe Lott and
Manufacturing Company and was a member of Holly                wife, Judy W. Goar of Columbia; two sons, Terry Joe           Elder Darrin Webb officiated at the services. Visitation was
Springs Baptist Church, where she served the Lord in all       (Danyielle) Goar of Columbia and Jason Allen Goar (Jaclyn)    held Saturday, April 30, from 5:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the
areas. She loved to fish, read, and work on crossword          of Sumrall; one sister, Agnes Phillips of Sacramento,         funeral home. A native of Marion County, she was a
puzzles. She was preceded in death by her first husband,       California; five grandchildren and a number of nieces and     homemaker and a member of New Union Baptist Church.
Bob Bracey; second husband, Talmadge Brister; parents,         nephews. Pallbearers were Ricky Everhart, Tommy Graves,       She was preceded in death by her husband, Leroy Prine and
Betty Mulford and Charlie Thornhill; two sisters, Nell         Gerald Price, Auston Bass, Billy Deen and James Deen.         two daughters, Rita Faye Prine and Lois Mele Hollis.
Pittman and Berline Ellzey Hobgood; and one brother, Ray       Hathorn Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.       Survivors include eight daughters, Alice Broom, Ruby Jewel
Thornhill. Survivors include six children, Betty Rials                                                                       Broom, Sylvia Sanford, Betty Broom, Linda Cox Lee,
(Buddy) of Kokomo, Sandra Hammond (Lark) of Terry,                      CHARLES AARON HAILEY                                 Janice McAllister, Judith Prine all of Columbia and Nita
Charlotte Peterson (Tommy) of Hattiesburg, Bob Bracey                               47, Columbia                             Cook of Quitman; three sons, Wayne Prine, Ralph “Bo”
(Susan) of Tylertown, Smitty Bracey (Cheryl) of Foxworth,        Funeral services were held Thursday, April 28, at 7 p.m.    Prine and Johnny Prine all of Columbia; one brother, H. L.
and Daphne Davis (Mack) of Foxworth, 15 grandchildren,         in the Woodlawn United Pentecostal Church for Mr.             “Tom” Randall of Columbia and numerous grandchildren
23 great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren; one   Charles Aaron Hailey, 47, of Columbia, who died               and great grandchildren. Colonial Funeral Home was in
sister, Virgie Smith of Baton Rouge, Louisiana; and one        Wednesday, April 27, at his residence. Interment services     charge of the arrangements.
brother, Clifton Thornhill of Sandy Hook. Memorials may        were Friday, April 29, at 10 a.m. in the New Bunkerhill
be made to the Holly Springs Baptist Church or to the          Cemetery. Reverends James Carney, Jerron Carney, and Jay                  MILEY PAGE THORNHILL
Gideons International.                                         Carney officiated at the services. Visitation was held                                         Oakvale
                                                               Thursday, April 28, from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Woodlawn        Graveside services were held Wednesday, April 27, at 2
              NORMAN BULLOCK                                   United Pentecostal Church. Hathorn Funeral Home was in        p.m. in the Society Hill Cemetery for Infant Miley Paige
                      77, Columbia                             charge of the arrangements.                                   Thornhill, of Oakvale, who died Tuesday, April 26, in the
  A private graveside service was held Sunday, May 1, at 7                                                                   University Medical Center in Jackson. Rev. Mark McArthur
p.m. in the Enon Baptist Cemetery for Mr. Norman Bullock,                AKAYSHA JANNEA PACE                                 officiated at the services. Survivors include her parents,
77, of Columbia, who died Saturday, April 30, in Forrest                             1, Columbia                             Tatia Marsolais and Michael Thornhill of Oakvale;
General Hospital. Hathorn Funeral Home was in charge of          Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 27, at 1 p.m.   grandparents, Charles and Janie Tolar of Goss; one sister,
the arrangements.                                              in the Smith Funeral Home Chapel for Miss Akaysha             Megan Marsolais of Oakvale; and two brothers, Austin
                                                               Jannea Pace, 1, of Columbia, who died Tuesday, April 19,      Thornhill of Goss and Michael Marsolais of Oakvale.
              JASPER “KIT” GOAR                                at Marion General Hospital. Interment was in the Hub          Colonial Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
                      60, Columbia                             Community Cemetery. Rev. Edward Handshaw officiated at
  Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 3, at 10 a.m. in     the services. Visitation was held Wednesday, April 27, from                                                See ‘Obituaries’ Page 10A

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         CCPI Wildlife Signup, May 6
                                                       CALENDAR           Spring Revival, May 9-11                                           Women’s Day, May 15
  The USDA will be having a Cooperative Conservation              Mt. Zion will be having their Annual Spring Revival         Amazing Church of God in Christ will be having their
Partnership Initiative (CCPI) Wildlife signup on Friday,        beginning May 9, and continue until May 11, with            Annual Women’s Day Program on Sunday, May 15, at 2
May 6. The program is administered by the Natural               services beginning at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Rev. Josea Oatis   p.m. The special guest speaker will be Evangelist Bobbie
Resources Conservation Service to establish new longleaf        will be the guest speaker.                                  Keys.
pine sties and enhance existing longleaf site. For additional
information          about        CCPI,         go         to                  Revival, May 9-13                                              Revival, May 15-17                                  Morgantown Church of God will be having their               Mt. Sinai Church of God will be having a Revival
                                                                Revival beginning Monday, May 9, and continue until         beginning on Sunday, May 15, with services at 11 a.m. and
           Inside Yard Sale, May 6-7                            Friday, May 13, with services beginning at 7 p.m. each      6 p.m. The Revival will continue Monday and Tuesday, May
  Chapel of the Cross United Methodist Church, Highway          night. Bro. David Owens will be the speaker.                16-17, with the weekday services beginning at 7 p.m. Rev.
98 East, is having an inside Yard Sale on Friday, May 6,                                                                    Missy Miller will be the Evangelist.
from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m., and on Saturday, May 7, from 8                    Women’s Day, May 10
a.m. until noon.                                                  Mt. Zion will be having their Annual Women’s Day on                   Spring Revival, May 16-18
                                                                Sunday, May 10, at 1:30 p.m. Sis Mary Buford will be          Amazing Church of God in Christ will be having their
              The Shepherds, May 8                              the guest speaker.                                          Annual Spring Revival beginning on Monday, May 16, and
  Morgantown Church of God will be having The                                                                               continue until May 18, with services beginning at 7:30 p.m.
Shepherds ministering in songs on Sunday, May 8, at 10:45       Stringer Reunion,
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                                                                                                  RELAY FOR LIFE
  Morning Star will be having their Spring Revival              held Sunday, May 15, at
beginning Sunday, May 8, with Pastor Kevin Russell              Leslie Stringer’s Hickory
delivering the message. The Revival will continue Monday-       Hill Bluegrass Park. There
Wednesday night, May 9-11, with services beginning at 7         will be a covered dish

p.m. The Evangelist for the night services will be Pastor       meal.
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                                                                                                            Cookbooks                         stop by Berry Law Firm or Tanya Holland
                                                                                                First Southern Bank is selling                Realty. Order forms and a sample of the
                                                                                               Cookbooks in memory of Ms. Mattie              design are in the “Local Event Forms”
                                                                                               Morris. See any First Southern Bank            section                               at
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                                                                                                       Basket of Goodies                                   Luminaries
                                                                                                 Citizens Bank is selling chances to win        One important aspect of Relay For Life
                                                                                               a gift basketful of items from downtown        is the opportunity for people to come
                                                                                               area merchants. The basket is valued at        together to remember loved ones lost to
                                                                                               over $250 and tickets are $2. The drawing      cancer and to honor those who have won
                                                                                               will be held the night of Relay for Life,      their battle. One of the most moving parts
                                                                                               May 6.                                         of the event is the Luminaria Ceremony.
                                                                                                                                              As the sun sets over campsites and
                                                                                                        A Day at the Spa                      darkness falls, the night is brightened by
                                                                                                 Martha’s Place for Massage Therapy is        the glow of illuminated luminaria bags,
                                                                                               raffling off chances to win one of two spa     each bearing the name of someone who
                                                                                               prizes. Chances to win a 1/2 hour massage      has battled cancer. You can join in
                                                                                               at $1 each, and a day at the spa with $165     honoring or remembering someone with a
                                                                                               worth of services are $5 each.                 luminaria during Relay for Life for a $10
                                                                                                                                              donation. Luminarias may be purchased
                                                                                                 Relay For Life Wristbands                    from any team or committee member, or
                                                                                                 Woodlawn’s Elevate are selling purple        by stopping by Berry Law Firm, PLLC,
                                                                                               Relay For Life wristbands for $4. Bands        329 Church Street, Columbia, MS. For
                                                                                               are also available in bulk. For more           more information on this or other Relay
                                                                                               information, contact Nathaniel Rios at         For Life events, please contact Jeni at 601-

                                                                                                             TV Raffle                             Golf Ball Drop, May 6
                                                                                                 The Myrtles Nursing Center is selling          Relay For Life of Marion County will be
                                                                                               raffle tickets for a chance to win a 32”       selling tickets for a golf ball drop, to be
                                                                                               Phillips TV. Tickets are $2 each and all       held the night of Relay, May 6. There will
                                                                                               proceeds will go toward the American           be three prizes awarded, $5,000, $2,500,
                                                                                               Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of Marion      and $1,500. Tickets will be available for
                                                                                               County. The drawing will be held the night     $10.00 per ticket and may be purchased
                                                                                               of Relay for Life, Friday, May 6.              from any Relay for Life of Marion County
                                                                                                                                              Team or Committee member. Tickets may
                                                                                                            Cookbooks                         also     be     purchased      online     at
                                                                                                 Citizens Bank has just received the first            by
                                                                                               copies of their cookbook! They are $20         clicking the “Donate” tab and making a
                                                                                               each and feature over 600 recipes!             note in the box that your donation is for
                                                                                                                                              the golf ball drop. Ticket numbers will be
                                                                                                     Southern Belle Shirts                    sent by email to the information provided
                                                                                                 Relay For Life of Marion County will be      by the person making the donation. For
                                                                                               selling Southern Belle Shirts with this        official rules, visit the “Local Event
                                                                                               year’s theme on the back. The shirts will      Forms” section of our website.
                                                                                               be black with the design in color. They are
                                                                                               available in short sleeve for $16 and long          Relay For Life, May 6
                                                                                               sleeve for $20. To order a shirt see any         The Marion County Relay For Life will
                                                                                               Relay For Life team or committee               be having the Annual Relay For Life on
                                                                                               member,         email         Jeni       at    Friday, May 6, beginning at 6 p.m. at
                                                                                     , or         Garner’s Field at Columbia High School.

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                                                                                                   VARNIE E. SARGENT                        Sargent, Peanut Sargent and Tommy
                                                                                                             85, Columbia                   Cavanaugh. Hathorn Funeral Home was in
                                                                                               Funeral services were held Monday, May charge of the arrangements.
                                                                                             2, at 10 a.m. in the Hathorn Funeral Home
                                                                                             Chapel for Ms. Varnie E. Sargent, 85, of               CALVIN WEBBER
                                                                                             Columbia, who died Saturday, April 30, at                    57, Columbia
                                                                                             Marion General Hospital. Interment was in        Funeral services were held Monday, May
                                                                                             Spring Cottage Cemetery. Rev. Mike Grenn 2, at 2 p.m. in the New Zion U.M. Church for
                                                                                             and Walter Pierce officiated at the services. Mr. Calvin Webber, 57, of Columbia, who
                                                                                             Visitation was held Sunday, May 1, from 5 died Tuesday, April 26, at Forrest General
                                                                                             p.m. until 9 p.m. at the funeral home. A Hospital. Interment was in the Foxworth
                                                                                             native of Lamar County, she was a nurse’s Cemetery. Visitation was held Sunday, May
                                                                                             aid and a member of North Columbia Baptist 1, from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. at Cook Galloway.
                                                                                             Church. She was preceded in death by her Cook Galloway was in charge of the
                                                                                             husband, Henry Sargent in 1977; and by her arrangements.
                                                                                             parents, Thomas and Almedia Bond.
                                                                                             Survivors include her daughter, Carolyn           ANNER RENE WILLIAMS
                                                                                             Burch (Sidney) of Columbia; three sons,                        Columbia
                                                                                             John Sargent (Eula) of Wiggins, Mike             Funeral services were held Friday, April
                                                                                             Sargent (Diane) of Poplarville, and Tom 29, at 11 a.m. in the Owens Chapel M.B.
                                                                                             Sargent (Shirley) of San Jose, California; one Church for Ms. Anner Rene Williams, of
                                                                                             sister, Tater Farlow of Sumrall; two brothers, Columbia, who died Thursday, April 21, at
                                                                                             Austin Bond of Columbia and Robert Bond Ridgewood Nursing Home. Interment was in
                                                                                             of Sumrall; five grandchildren, eight the Rest Haven Cemetery. Visitation was
                                                                                             grandchildren and a number of nieces and held Thursday, April 28, from 5 p.m. until 7
                                                                                             nephews. Pallbearers were Doyle Sargent, p.m. at Cook Galloway. Cook Galloway was
                                                                                             Warren Lott, Jimmy Barham, Edward in charge of the arrangements.
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Lap.                                                       midnight schedule, with the Luminary Service          includes the Afghan people we have working              traditional celebrations in our nation’s history
  At 7:30 p.m. the golf balls will drop to                 taking place at 10 p.m.                               with us as well,” he said. On his last trip there,      that marked the end of hostilities, there is no
determine the winner of that contest and at 8                After midnight, limbo, karaoke, a tug-o-war         the Americans captured Saddam Hussein, so               peace treaty.” Wicker said he will continue to
p.m. the entertainment line-up begins with                 and more line-dancing will keep the crowd             although he was not directly involved in the            support the members of the Armed Forces
Samantha Landrum, followed by Eric Toomer                  moving through the wee-morning hours.                 actual capture operations, Shows said he is             and intelligence personnel. “Constant
and Ariel Ware.                                              This year’s theme is "Relaywood," with              two for two on his last trips.                          vigilance is critical to protecting Americans
  A Best T-shirt contest, a hula-hoop                      teams choosing themes based on famous                    An Apr. 25 article by U.S. Army Staff Sgt.           both at home and abroad,” he said.
competition, line-dancing and the Best                     movies. For more information, contact Jeni            Ryan C. Matson, Task Force Red Bulls Public                Some local citizens shared their responses
Character contest will round out the pre-                  Southerland, at (601) 736-3004.                       Affairs spotlighted the crew of eight Airmen            with the Columbian-Progress via Facebook.
                                                                                                                 from the 577th Prime Base Engineer                      Chad Ward said, “As my friend Chad says,
                                                                                                                 Emergency Force Squadron (Prime BEEF) of                ‘Cut off the head-o-the-snake and the snake

Building                                                                                                         which Shows is a member, stationed in
                                                                                                                 Laghman Province.
                                                                                                                    Other responses to bin Laden’s death
                                                                                                                                                                            Patricia Thompson Thornhill voiced some
                                                                                                                                                                         suspicion about the truth of the reports,
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                                                                                                                 included a press release by Senator Roger               saying, “Questionable because no proof of his
BEEF) swarm all over a row of four 18- by 36-                 “You get a sense of pride in the things you’ve     Wicker who said, “The news that Osama bin               death. He was to have been killed a long time
feet plywood buildings - sheeting the roofs,               built because you are the mission once you get        Laden, a murderer and mastermind of the                 ago also.”
wiring the lights, cutting out the doors.                  out here,” U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Kevin           Sept. 11, 2001 attacks was killed confirms                 By posting “Justice Served!! And it’s our
   The plywood buildings are known as B-Huts,              Shows, a heating, ventilation and air                 America’s resolve to bring this terrorist to            Soldiers to Thank NOT Obama....,” Jessica
and they will serve as living quarters for more            conditioning specialist from Columbia, Miss.,         justice. Countless Mississippians have made             Stuckey makes sure to attribute responsibility
Soldiers at the tiny, but ever-expanding Joint             said.                                                 significant sacrifices for this effort and I am         to the military, as does Donna Phelps Fite
Combat Outpost Xio Haq, Eastern Afghanistan.                  The crew said they build a lot of B-huts, as       thankful for the fighting men and the                   with her “Rejoicing! Proud of our military!”
   “Normally it takes eight or nine days for a B-          these buildings are most commonly used for            intelligence professionals who played a part               Others kept comments very simple but
Hut, but so far we've done all this in a little less       living quarters, but can be adapted to house          in this operation to accomplish that mission.”          expressing approval, “I was shocked and very
than two weeks,” said U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt.            anything, from latrines to morale, welfare and           Wicker, Deputy Whip and a member of the              happy!!!!!,” was the response from Georgia
Robert Arnold, a structural engineering                    recreation facilities.                                Senate Armed Services Committee,                        Sheree       Ellzey      Stampley.       Others
specialist from Adelanto, Calif., as he pointed to            Arnold said the expeditionary Prime BEEF           continued, “Even though bin Laden is dead,              shared:”Yippy!” by Jessica Ross Priddy;
a row of four B-Huts in various states of                  units are a relatively new organization within        the War on Terror continues. Unlike                     “Very glad!” by Donna Turley.
completion. “We’re going pretty fast.”                     the Air Force, with their squadron being the
   The eight-man team from the Prime BEEF                  fourth rotation deployed to Afghanistan. He said
Squadron headed out to JCOP Xio Haq, which
is scheduled to go from housing a company-
sized element to just less than a battalion-sized
                                                           there are two other Prime BEEF squadrons
                                                           located in the country.
                                                              “Actually the 577th Prime BEEF squadron
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element, from their deployment headquarters at             has only been around a couple years,” Arnold
Bagram Airfield. Each Airman is trained in a               said. “Usually they have a RED HORSE (Rapid           Oglesbee said she gave up the chase. “I had             any other reported break-ins in the area.
specific trade. Three of the Airmen are structural         Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair          flip-flops on,” she added.                                 “We’re hoping somebody will talk ad
specialists, trained in carpentry, masonry, roofs,         Squadron Engineers) unit that would come out             She then called the Marion County                    identify them,” Oglesbee said. “I wouldn’t
welding and sheet metal fabrication. Two                   to do something like this, but this type of work      Sheriff’s Office. “They responded quickly,”             want to shoot anybody, but I feel like I didn’t
members are heavy equipment operators, one is              is a bit smaller than what they’re used to            she said. “They brought the dog in but didn’t           have a choice. It was solely self defense.”
a heating, ventilation and air conditioning                handling.”                                            find them.”                                             She said she wouldn’t think twice about it
specialist and the team also boasts a plumber                 The team at Xio Haq includes members from             Cotton said the MCSO got the call at                 again either. “If the occasion ever rises
and an electrician.                                        across the United States, including several from      11:55 a.m. He said investigators could find             again, and I feel threatened, yes, I would do
   The Airmen can travel anywhere in eastern               the Minneapolis area, one from Mississippi and        no signs that one of the men was hit.                   it again,” she said.
Afghanistan where work needs to be done, from              three from California. They also have a wide          “Nothing was taken from the residence. We                  “I kinda wanted to feel but, but then I
developed bases to the most remote outposts.               array of ages and experiences. For example,           searched all-around. We looked all over for a           thought ‘they were in my house with bad
   The squadron will hop from base to base or              while most of the team members work in                vehicle by the road or in the woods.”                   intentions,” Oglesbee said. “I tell myself
outpost during their six-month deployment,                 construction-related fields in the civilian sector,      Cotton said that currently there are no              ‘you did what you had to do,’ they forced me
doing any and every type of construction work              one member, U.S. Air Force Senior Airman              suspects. Area hospitals are watching for any           to do it.”
necessary to improve the area, from grading                Christopher Lange, a structural engineer              people coming in with bullet wounds.                       No stranger to guns, Oglesbee said she is a
roads and pouring concrete pads or sidewalks,              specialist from Crestline, Calif., is a               Deputies also check video surveillance from             hunter. “We hunt and shoot and everybody
to building gyms and other buildings.                      businessman on the civilian side.                     the nearby Cox’s store, but couldn’t find               around here knows it. We will shoot if we
                                                                                                                 anything. Cotton said there have not been               have to,” she said.

                                                                                   continued from Page 1A
dwelling charges. Preston said authorities                 homes haven’t had alarm systems. “In some of
released the three pending more investigation.             them, they’ve (burglars) broken glass to get in.
The three arrested weren’t charged Friday.                 We’ve also had a few automobiles broken into.”

“They were held for 48 hours,” Preston said.                 Preston said many of the incidents occurred
“We didn’t have enough to convict them yet. If             during the daytime hours. “We need citizens to
we get enough, we’ll take it to the Grand Jury.”           give us a call if they see anything.” Preston said.
Collins was out pending charges from burglaries            “Sometimes people are reluctant to call.”
last year.                                                 Preston said callers could also utilize Crime
   “They (burglars) are getting items like TV’s,           Stoppers. Prentiss Crime Stoppers can be
Wii consoles, jewelry and change,” Preston                 reached at 1-866-792-5196 or Pine Belt Crime
said. “Things picked up the week schools were              Stoppers can be contacted at 1-866-792-7867
out on spring break.” Preston said many of the             (STOP).

Jail Docket
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Jessica Hatfield, 29, 899           arrested by MCSO, charged               Edward Forbes, 37, 207 MS                      will be published on Saturday, May 14, 2011.
New Hope Kokomo Rd.,                with DUI 3rd, DUS.                      Ave., arrested by CPD,
arrested by MCSO, charged           James D. McGowan, 25, 72                charged with active warrant -
with      GJI-bad    check,         Manning Crossing, arrested              AWOL.
possession of marijuana by          by MCSO, charged with DUI               Joshua Leverette, 30, 9
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Mrs. Donald Hales volunteered her             Jeff Dungan with the weedeater               Haley Pierce, Cody King, and Mandy            Hannah Harvey and Mary Claire Harvey
morning to help pick up.                      donated by Troy Bilt for the project.        James helped pick up trash.                   in the background.

Cleaning up around town
  Almost 40 volunteers turned out for the     attitude and nearly that much occurs with
local Great American Clean-up project,        notable intent. “In other words, it’s not an
sponsored by Keep Columbia/Marion             unintentional bag that blows out of a
County Beautiful. They picked up trash,       truck,” she said. Dungan said individuals
did weed-eating and raked along Sumrall       under 30 years old are more likely to litter
Road from Broad Street to Highway 98 and      and that while 38 percent of all litter on
along R. A. Johnson Drive, beginning at 8     roadways is cigarette butts, 48 percent of
a.m. Saturday.                                the litter bigger than four inches is from
  “We had great participation and             fast food packaging.
accomplished a lot,” said Rene Dungan            The national costs of clean-up each year
KCMCB chairman. This project was one of       is about $11.5 billion, with $9.1 billion
three required for the local group’s          coming from private businesses. State, city
                                                                                             The volunteers gathered by the sign to start the cleanup day.
affiliation with the national Keep America    and county governments contribute about
Beautiful campaign.                           $1.3 billion. Dungan cited one of the
  Dungan shared pictures of the targeted      indirect cost of litter as decreasing property
clean-up area, showing the unsightly trash    values by as much as seven percent.
and litter with those attending Marion           “With projects like this, perhaps we can
County Development Partnership’s Catchy       change the attitude of those who come to
Friday last week. She told the group that     help clean up and those who see us cleaning
KCMCB’s purpose is to educate and             up. Maybe they will think twice before
engage the citizens of Marion County to       littering the next time,” said Dungan.
improve their community. “This clean-up          Following the completion of the work,
project is part of that ‘engage,’” she        the group had filled trashbags to cover a
laughed.                                      third of a county dump truck and had
  According to Dungan, research shows         cleaned their entire target area.
that 85 percent of littering is a result of                       Photos submitted

                                                                                           Mrs. Martha Whitehead with some               Janette Nolan and Tim Wascomb came
                                                                                           “treasures” she found during the clean        out to help clean up.

By the end of the morning, the volunteers had piled garbage bags high in the
county dump truck.

Nathaniel Rios explains how the group will pick up trash in waves for maximum              Parker Dungan with the blower donated         Dr. Tom Whitehead volunteered to help
effectiveness.                                                                             from Troy Bilt .                              clean up.

Supervisor Randy Dyess and Alderman Wendell                  Tim Wascomb and Stacy Boone load large pieces of             Ashley Boone, Nathan Foxworth and Shelbi Stovall
Hammond joined in the effort.                                concrete out of the focus area.                              do their part to help with the clean-up.
May 5, 2011                                                                                                             1B

Julie Johnson, Steve Mercier and Susan Amundson      And they’re off...runners cross the starting line in the second annual Columbian-Progress Run for Life.
of the Columbian-Progress ready for the race.

 C-P hosts 5k Run for Life
                                                                                                                        photos by Lori Watts and Mark Rogers

Mayor Reed Houston asked blessings on the race       Six-year old Hayden Gatheright ran the race. He         Participants Dorothy Olive-Ward and Ada Walker are
and the runners prior to the starting horn.          completed it in 44 minutes.                             two of the final finishers.

Joshua Polk exults in his finish, as Columbian-
Progress ad rep Kim Gingell records his time.

                                                                                                             Chris Baugh finished the race in 26 minutes and 23

Local law enforcement officers Michael Stevens and   Aaron Gatheright took the first place finish with a
Brad McDermit took part in the run.                  time of 20 minutes, 8 seconds.

                                                                                                             Angie White Stringer gives the thumbs-up as she
                                                                                                             finishes the race.
Kathy Harvey was happy to finish the 5K.

                                                                                                             Columbian-Progress staff help Corey and Cedric
Author Brandi Perry, a run participant, chats with   Hootie Chapman, 13, finished in 26 minutes, 33          McGowan register to run the race in honor of their
Columbia Police Chief Jim Kinslow before the race.   seconds.                                                mother, Barbara McGowan.
                                                                                                                                                         May 5, 2011

                                                                                                                                       #      Name                    5K Time
                                                                                                                                       69     Aaron Gatheright        20:08
                                                                                                                                       47     Alex Howarth            20:41
                                                                                                                                       72     Jason Mooney            22:25
                                                                                                                                       77     Michael Maliden         24:06
                                                                                                                                       6      Drew Rayburn            26:13
                                                                                                                                       65     Chris Baugh             26:23
                                                                                                                                       23     Hootie Chapman          26:33
                                                                                                                                       20     Becky Wilks             27:10
                                                                                                                                       40     John Moree              27:17
                                                                                                                                       39     Shannon Dalton          27:19
                                                                                                                                       35     Bryan McCraw            27:40
                                                                                                                                       73     Tyler Harrison          27:49
                                                                                                                                       79     Keith Riley             28:35
                                                                                                                                       74     Amber Pittman           28:46
                                                                                                                                       66     Leigh Mikell            28:49
                                                                                                                                       22     Amanda Eggan            29:57
                                                                                                                                       9      Brock Howell            30:20
                                                                                                                                       71     Gina Mooney             30:32
Brooke Crawley and Angie White               Becky Wilks was the top female finisher                                                   58     Joshua Polk             30:51
                                                                                             Michael Maliden, 13, was the top
Stringer grabbed water as they passed        with a time of 27 minutes, 10 seconds.                                                    70     Donna Scully            31:16
                                                                                             finisher under 18, at 24:06.
near the library on Broad Street.                                                                                                      8      Cody Moore              31:22

       C-P hosts Run for Life
                                                                                                                                       78     Tee Jay Rainey          31:32
                                                                                                                                       83     Sara Russell            32:39
                                                                                                                                       62     Raymond May             32:52
                                                                                                                                       60     Cory McGowan            33:06
  The Columbian-Progress hosted its annual   participated.                                                                             61     Cedric McGowan          33:06
Run for Life 5k Saturday in downtown           Relay for Life is Friday, May 6 at                                                      80     Jonathan Stringer       33:42
Columbia.                                    Colubmia High School’s Gardner Stadium.                                                   81     Monica Stringer         33:42
  Proceeds go to the American Cancer         Events begin at 6 p.m. and continue until 5                                               42     Michael Stevens         34:08
Society’s Relay for Life. The event had 79   a.m. Saturday.                                                                            52     Andrea Coulter          36:55
registered    and    61    runners/walkers            Photos by Lori Watts and Mark Rogers                                             19     Brad McDermit           38:45
                                                                                                                                       41     Amanda Roberts          38:45
                                                                                                                                       59     Woodrow McGowan         39:03
                                                                                                                                       27     Angie White Stringer    39:17
                                                                                                                                       36     Emily Rayborn           39:22
                                                                                                                                       45     Anna Caitlyn Johnson    39:22
                                                                                                                                       48     Brooke Crawley          39:30
                                                                                                                                       53     Heather Graham          40:50
                                                                                                                                       51     Pamela Blanchard        41:02
                                                                                                                                       54     Gary Smyly              41:54
                                                                                                                                       55     Judy Smyly              41:54
                                                                                                                                       33     Becky Robertson         42:15
                                                                                                                                       67     Hayden Gatheright       44:00
                                                                                                                                       5      Latashia Owens          44:08
                                                                                             Latashia Owens of the Salvation Army      68     Melissa Gatheright      45:22
                                                                                             Boys and Girls Club ran the 5K.           57     Leah Polk               45:51
                                                                                                                                       37     Jude Kendrick           45:57
                                                                                                                                       46     Camille Breland         46:01
                                                                                                                                       30     Catherine Rickett       46:02
                                                                                                                                       76     Julia Kathryn Pittman   46:38
                                                                                                                                       13     Lynnette Kendrick       48:46
                                                                                                                                       56     Michelle Polk           48:47
                                                                                                                                       17     Kathy Harvey            52:00
                                                                                                                                       75     Brandi Perry            52:18
                                                                                                                                       18     William R. Allen        52:27
Top three male finishers were from left, Jason Mooney, third, Aaron Gatheright,                                                        4      Donna Dial              53:24
first and Alex Howarth, second.                                                                                                        38     Lisa Ramshur            53:25
                                                                                                                                       34     Kim Carter              53:27
                                                                                                                                       63     Dorothy Olive-Ward      54:12
                                                                                                                                       64     Ada Walker              54:12
                                                                                                                                       82     Alyece Lowe             54:15

                                                                                             Michelle Polk and Lynette Kendrick
                                                                                             walked the 3.1 miles together.

The race started on Dale Street in front of First Baptist Church with over 60

                                                                                                                                       Leigh Polk and Jude Kendrick keep up
                                                                                                                                       a good pace.

The top three women finishers were Amber Pittman, second, Becky Wilks, first,                Survivor Julia Kathryn Pittman registers Leigh Mikell takes a bottle of water
and Leigh Mikell, third.                                                                     for the race.                            from volunteer Jodie McDermit.

                                                                                      Columbian-Progress Staff: Standing from left, Mark Rogers, Wright Nichols, Bonnie
Runners head up Broad Street from Courthouse Square.                                  Hudson and Steve Mercier. Seated, Lori Watts, Julie Johnson, Kim Gingell, Susan
                                                                                      Amundson and Kit Marable.
May 5, 2011                                                                                                                                                           3B

               LEGAL                                      LEGAL                                      LEGAL                                        LEGAL                                        LEGAL

    TRUSTEE’S NOTICE OF SALE                 Sealed bids will be received by the     deeds of trust, Citizens Bank,              Deed of Trust has directed the               the Office of the Superintendent of
   WHEREAS, on October 19, 1992,          Marion County School District, up to       Columbia, Mississippi, the legal holder     undersigned to execute this trust in         Education, where interested parties
Booker T. Abram (single), executed a      and no later than 1:00 p.m., May 9,        of     said     indebtedness,     having    accordance with the terms of the             may inspect it.
Deed of Trust to W. Stewart Robison,      2011 for the right to cut and remove       requested the undersigned trustee to        Deed of Trust aforesaid;                        The minimum price per acre for this
Trustee for Mid-State Trust II, a         all timber, standing or down, marked       execute the trust and sell said land           NOW THEREFORE, I, Donovan O.              parcel of Hunting and Fishing land
business trust and Jim Walter Homes,      or designated for that purpose on          and property in accordance with the         McComb, Trustee in said Deed of Trust        that will be accepted is $10.00 per
Inc., Beneficiary, which Deed of Trust    Section 16, Township 4N, Range 17W,        terms of said deeds of trust and for        will, on May 6, 2011, offer for sale,        acre. Any bidder submitting a bid
is recorded in Land Deed of Trust Book    Marion County, Mississippi. Bids will be   the purpose of raising the sums due         and will sell, at public auction, for cash   must be twenty-one (21) years of age
1115, at Page 659, in the office of the   on a Lump Sum basis.                       thereunder, together with attorney’s        to the highest and best bidder, in front     or older. The Board reserves the right
Chancery Clerk of Marion County,             Before bids are submitted, full         fees, trustee’s fees, and expenses of       of the North front door of the               to reject any and all bids and to waive
Mississippi;                              information concerning the material        sale.                                       Courthouse of Marion County,                 all informalities, but if any bid is
   AND WHEREAS, this Deed of Trust        for sale, conditions of sale and              NOW THEREFORE, I, R. Andrew              Mississippi, at Columbia, Mississippi,       accepted, the Board will award said
was ultimately assigned to Mid-State      submission of bids should be obtained      Foxworth, trustee in said deed of           during legal hours (being between the        lease to the highest and best bidder,
Trust II, a business trust and Walter     from     the    Mississippi    Forestry    trust, will on the 6th day of May, 2011,    hours of 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.),          subject to the right of the present
Mortgage       Company,      LLC,    by   Commission        Office,     Columbia,    between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and         the following real estate to wit:            leaseholder to meet the highest bid.
instrument recorded in Book 1653, at      Mississippi, phone number 601-736-         4:00 P.M., being legal hours of sale,          PARCEL NUMBER 1:                          MARION       COUNTY        BOARD      OF
Page 582, in the office of the Chancery   6551.                                      offer for sale at public outcry at the         Commencing at the Southeast               EDUCATION
Clerk aforesaid;                             The right to reject any and all bids    North front door of the Courthouse of       corner of the SE1/4 of the NE1/4 of          /s/ Ronald Fortenberry
   AND WHEREAS, default having been       is reserved.                               Marion County, Mississippi, in the City     Section 2, Township 2 North, Range           Ronald Fortenberry, Superintendent
made in payment of the indebtedness                        Apr. 14, 21, 28, May 5    of Columbia, Mississippi, to the            12 East, Marion County, Mississippi,         Marion County Schools
secured by said Deed of Trust, and the        TRUSTEE’S NOTICE OF SALE               highest bidder for cash, the following      and thence run North a distance of           April 11, 2011
holder of the note and Deed of Trust         WHEREAS, on June 23, 2006,              described land and property situated        1,283.5 feet; thence run West a                                   Apr 21, 28, May 5
having requested the undersigned          Jeffrey Lake Pennington executed a         in Marion County, Mississippi, to wit:      distance of 918 feet to the point of            Marion County School District
Trustee so to do, I will on the 6th day   deed of trust to R. Andrew Foxworth,          Lot No. 20 in Block “D” of Golden        beginning:       Thence run North a                   Ronald Fortenberry,
of May, 2011, offer for sale at public    trustee for the benefit of Citizens        Acres, an addition to the City of           distance of 210 feet; thence run West                    Superintendent
outcry and sell during legal hours        Bank, Columbia, Mississippi, which         Columbia, Marion County, Mississippi,       a distance of 219.7 feet to the Easterly      1010 Highway 13 North, Suite 2
between the hours of 11:00 A.M. and       deed of trust is of record in Book         as per map or plat thereof on file in       right of way line of a county paved              Columbia, Mississippi 39429
4:00 P.M., at the main front door of      1513, at page 516, of the land deed of     the office of the Chancery Clerk of         road; thence run Southerly along said               Phone: (601) 736-7193
the County Courthouse of Marion           trust records as contained in the office   Marion County, Mississippi.                 Easterly right of way line of said                   FAX: (601) 736-6274
County, at Columbia, Mississippi, for     of the Chancery Clerk of Marion               The undersigned trustee believes         county paved road a distance of 210.1                   PUBLIC NOTICE
cash to the highest and best bidder,      County, Mississippi; and                   his title as such trustee is good, but he   feet to a point due West of the point           Invitation to bid on Sixteenth
the following described land and             WHEREAS, on June 26, 2006,              will convey only such title as is vested    of beginning; thence run East a              Section Land
property, situated in Marion County,      Jeffrey Lake Pennington executed a         in him as trustee.                          distance of 212.7 feet back to the              To all persons interested in the
Mississippi, to-wit:                      deed of trust to R. Andrew Foxworth,          EXECUTED ON THIS the 6th day of          point of beginning; said parcel of land      following described lands in Marion
   Commencing at a point situated 10      trustee for the benefit of Citizens        April, A.D. 2011.                           containing one (1) acre, more or less,       County, Mississippi, to-wit:
feet West and 630 feet South of the       Bank, Columbia, Mississippi, which         /s/ R. Andrew Foxworth                      and being situated in the SE1/4 of the          Eight (8) acres of open land in the
Northeast corner of the Southeast         deed of trust is of record in Book         R. Andrew Foxworth, Trustee                 NE1/4 and in the NE1/4 of the NE1/4          W½ of NE of NE and the E½ of NW of
Quarter of the Southwest Quarter,         1531, at page 652, of the land deed of     (X:\LFILES\L-6782\TNOS-2.wpd)               of Section 2, Township 2 North, Range        NE, all in Section 16, Township 5
Section 28, Township 4 North, Range       trust records as contained in the office                      Apr 14, 21, 28, May 5    12 East, Marion County, Mississippi.         North, Range 18 West, together
18 West, Marion County, Mississippi;      of the Chancery Clerk of Marion                TRUSTEE’S NOTICE OF SALE                   PARCEL NUMBER 2:                          containing twenty-eight acres more or
thence run West for a distance of 210     County, Mississippi; and                      WHEREAS, on August 18, 2006,                Commencing at the Southeast               less.        LESS     AND       EXCEPT:
feet, thence run South 105 feet,             WHEREAS, on October 27, 2010,           Tyson B. Pittman and Tiffany Pittman        corner of the SE1/4 of the NE1/4 of          Commencing at the NE corner of the
thence run East for a distance of 210     Jeffrey Lake Pennington executed a         executed that certain Deed of Trust to      Section 2, Township 2 North, Range           NW¼ of NE ¼ of Section 16, T-5-N,
feet, thence run North for a distance     deed of trust to R. Andrew Foxworth,       Donovan O. McComb, Trustee for First        12 East, Marion County, Mississippi,         R-18-W, Marion County, Mississippi,
of 105 feet, containing ½ acre more       trustee for the benefit of Citizens        Southern Bank, beneficiary, which           and thence run North a distance of           and thence run N-89-54-38-W along
or less.                                  Bank, Columbia, Mississippi, which         Deed of Trust is recorded in the office     1,283.5 feet; thence run West a              the North boundary of said Section 16
   I will convey only such title as is    deed of trust is of record in Book         of the Chancery Clerk of Marion             distance of 918 feet, more or less, to       a distance of 349.78 feet, thence run
vested in me as Trustee.                  1645, at page 651, of the land deed of     County at Columbia, Mississippi in          the Southeast corner of property             South 304.62 feet to the Point of
   WITNESS MY SIGNATURE, this, the        trust records as contained in the office   Deed of Trust Record 1517 at Page           heretofore conveyed to Grantees in           Beginning, thence run East 354.57
6th day of April, 2011.                   of the Chancery Clerk of Marion            269, said Deed of Trust conveying the       Book 814, at page 633, of the land           feet, thence run S-31-39-17-W 455.30
/s/ W. Stewart Robison, Trustee           County, Mississippi; and                   hereinafter described property; and         deed records as contained in the office      feet, thence run N-76-30-45-W 94.79
                 Apr 14, 21, 28, May 5       WHEREAS, default having been               WHEREAS, a default has been made         of the Chancery Clerk of Marion              feet, thence run N-05-13-52-W 366.99
       INVITATION FOR BIDS                made in the terms and conditions of        in the performance of the conditions        County, Mississippi, and also being the      feet back to the Point of Beginning,
    FOREST PROUCTS FOR SALE               said deeds of trust, and the entire        and stipulations set forth in said Deed     point of beginning: Thence run North         said parcel containing 2.00 acres more
          MARION COUNTY                   debt secured thereby having been           of Trust; and                               a distance of 210 feet; thence run East      or less and being located in the NW¼
          SCHOOL DISTRICT                 declared to be due and payable in             WHEREAS, the owner and holder of         a distance of 210 feet; thence run           of NE¼ and in the NE¼ of NE¼ all
                NOTICE                    accordance with the terms of said          the indebtedness secured by said            South a distance of 210 feet; thence         in Section 16, T-5-N, R-18-W.
                                                                                                                                   run West a distance of 210 feet,           Commencing at the NE corner of the
                                                                                                                                   more or less, and back to the point        NW¼ of NE¼ of Section 16, T-5-N,
                                                                                                                                   of beginning; said parcel of land          R-18-W, Marion County, Mississippi,
                                                                                                                                   containing one (1) acre, more or           and thence run N-89-54-38-W along
                                                                                                                                   less, and being situated in the SE1/4      the North boundary of said Section 16
                                                                                                                                   of the NE1/4 and in the NE1/4 of the       a distance of 349.78 feet, thence run
                                                                                                                                   NE1/4 of Section 2, Township 2             South 304.62 feet, thence run East
                                                                                                                                   North, Range 12 East, Marion               116.98 feet to the Point of Beginning
                                                                                                                                   County, Mississippi.                       of a 30 foot Easement described as
                                                                                                                                      Together with any and all               being a strip of land 15 feet left and
                                                                                                                                   improvements situated thereon and          15 feet right of a centerline of a gravel
                                                                                                                                   thereunto appertaining.                    drive and running as follows; N-05-12-
                                                                                                                                      The undersigned Trustee will            18-E 280.98 feet, N-53-57-42-E 63.43
                                                                                                                                   convey only such title as is vested in     feet to the center of Grice Road, said
                                                                                                                                   him as such.                               Easement being located in the NW¼
                                                                                                                                      WITNESS MY SIGNATURE this the           of NE¼, of Section 16, and the SW¼
                                                                                                                                   31st day of March, 2011.                   of SE¼ of Section 9, all in T-5-N, R-
                                                                                                                                   Donovan O. McComb, Trustee                 18-W, Marion County, Mississippi.
                                                                                                                                      I have on this the 31st day of          LESS AND EXCEPT: Commencing at
                                                                                                                                   March, 2011, posted a copy of the          the NW corner of the NE¼ of NE¼ of
                                                                                                                                   foregoing notice on the Bulletin           Section 16, T-5-N, R-1 8-W, Marion
                                                                                                                                   Board at the North front door of the       County, Mississippi, and thence run S-
                                                                                                                                   Courthouse at Columbia, Mississippi.       89-54-38-E along the North boundary
                                                                                                                                   Donovan O. McComb, Trustee                 of said Section 16 a distance of 346.73
                                                                                                                                   Donovan O. McComb,                         feet, thence run South 491.09 feet to
                                                                                                                                   MS Bar No. 10483                           the center of Grice Road for the Point
                                                                                                                                   Donovan O. McComb,                         of Beginning, thence run S-39-30-44-
                                                                                                                                   Attorney at Law, PLLC                      E along said center 140.50 feet,
                                                                                                                                   718 Broad Street                           thence Run S-50-29-14-W 310.04
                                                                                                                                   Columbia, MS 39429                         feet, thence run N-39-30-44-W 140.50
                                                                                                                                   Telephone:        (601) 444-0000           feet, thence run N-50-29-16-E 310.04
                                                                                                                                   Facsimile:        (601) 444-0074           feet back to the Point of Beginning,
                                                                                                                                                    Apr 14, 21, 28, May 5     said parcel containing 1.00 acres more
                                                                                                                                     Marion County School District            or less and being located in the NE¼
                                                                                                                                           Ronald Fortenberry,                of NE¼, of Section 16, T-5-N, R-18-W.
                                                                                                                                              Superintendent                  LESS AND EXCEPT: Commencing at
                                                                                                                                   1010 Highway 13 North, Suite 2             the NE corner of the NW¼ of NE¼ of
                                                                                                                                      Columbia, Mississippi 39429             Section 16, T-5-N, R-18-W, Marion
                                                                                                                                         Phone: (601) 736-7193                County, Mississippi, and thence run N-
                                                                                                                                          FAX: (601) 736-6274                 89-54-38-W along the North boundary
                                                                                                                                             PUBLIC NOTICE                    of said Section 16 a distance of 349.78
                                                                                                                                      Invitation to bid on Sixteenth          feet, thence run South 304.62 feet to
                                                                                                                                   Section Land.                              an iron pin, thence run S-05-13-52-E
                                                                                                                                      To all persons interested in the        366.99 feet to an iron pin for the Point
                                                                                                                                   following described lands in Marion        of Beginning, thence run S-76-30-45-
                                                                                                                                   County, Mississippi, to-wit:               E 94.79 feet to an iron pin, thence run
                                                                                                                                      NW ¼ of NW ¼ of SW ¼ in                 S-36-11-04-W 470.63 feet to an iron
                                                                                                                                   Section 16, Township 2 North, Range        pin, thence run N-33-49-18-W 407.42
                                                                                                                                   12 East, containing 10 acres, more         feet to an iron pin, thence run N-36-
                                                                                                                                   or less.                                   11-04-E 171.20 feet to an iron pin,
                                                                                                                                      You are hereby notified that sealed     thence run S-76-30-45-E 320.21 feet
                                                                                                                                   bids to lease the above described          back to the Point of Beginning, said
                                                                                                                                   sixteenth section land for HUNTING         parcel containing 2.821 acres more or
                                                                                                                                   & FISHING purposes may be filed            less and being located in the NW¼ of
                                                                                                                                   with the Superintendent of Education       NE¼ of Section 16, T-5-N, R-18-W,
                                                                                                                                   for the Marion County School District      Marion        County,        Mississippi.
                                                                                                                                   in Columbia, Mississippi up to and         EASEMENT: Commencing at the NE
                                                                                                                                   not later than 2:oo P. M., Monday,         corner of the NW¼ of NE¼ of
                                                                                                                                   May 9, 2011. Bids will be opened           Section 16, T-5-N, R-18-W, Marion
                                                                                                                                   immediately thereafter.        You are     County, Mississippi, and thence run N-
                                                                                                                                   invited to submit sealed bids              89-54-38-W along the North boundary
                                                                                                                                   specifying the annual rental to be         of said Section 16 a distance of
                                                                                                                                   paid per acre for said lease. The          349.78 feet, thence run South 304.62
                                                                                                                                   form of the lease as prescribed, by        feet to an iron pin, thence run S-05-
                                                                                                                                   the Board of Education and the             13-52-E 366.99 feet to an iron pin,
                                                                                                                                   terms so prescribed, is now on file in     thence run N-76-30-45-W 320.21 feet
4B              LEGAL                                       LEGAL
                                                                                                        LEGAL                                       LEGAL
                                                                                                                                                                                             May 5, 2011
to the Point of Beginning of a 30 foot      parcel of Hunting and Fishing land that     for 800.0 feet; thence run N                  MRS. W. H. GATES A/K/A MRS.               deliver a copy of a written response to
Easement being 15 feet left and 15          will be accepted is $10.00 per acre.        89°15’18”E for 114.86 feet; thence                ALLIE GATES HANCOCK, IF               the Complaint to James C. Rhoden,
feet right of a centerline of an existing   Any bidder submitting a bid must be         run S 17°48’45”E for 836.63 feet to         LIVING, IF DECEASED, THEN THE               the attorney for the Plaintiff, whose
gravel drive and running as follows: N-     twenty-one (21) years of age or older.      the South line of said Section 16;             HEIRS AT LAW OF MRS. W. H.               business address is P. O. Box 487,
63-47-46-W 206.92 feet; N-02-57-29-         The Board reserves the right to reject      thence run S 89013’53”W and along            GATES A/K/A MRS. ALLIE GATES               326B Second Street, Columbia,
W 344.67 feet; N-18-08-23-E 94.21           any and all bids and to waive all           the South line of said Section 16 for                       HANCOCK                     Mississippi 39429.
feet; N-69-33-16-E 112.77 feet; S-88-       informalities, but if any bid is            370.81 feet to the Point of Beginning;                   DEFENDANT(S)                      YOUR RESPONSE MUST BE MAILED
45-22-E 264.27 feet; N-86-59-07-E           accepted, the Board will award said         containing 4.4 acres, more or less.              CAUSE NO.: 2011-0097-G-G               OR DELIVERED WITHIN THIRTY (30)
224.95 feet; N-53-57-42-E 63.43 feet        lease to the highest and best bidder,       ALSO: A part and parcel of the SE 1/4                       SUMMONS                     DAYS AFTER THE 28TH DAY OF
to the center of Grice Road, said           subject to the right of the present         of the SW 1/4 of the SW 1/4 of the SE               STATE OF MISSISSIPPI                APRIL, 2011, WHICH IS THE DATE OF
Easement being located in the NW¼           leaseholder to meet the highest bid.        1/4 of Section 16, Township 3 North,                  COUNTY OF MARION                  THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS
of NE¼ of Section 16, and in the            MARION        COUNTY      BOARD       OF    Range 13 East, more particularly                TO: MRS. W. H. GATES A/K/A              SUMMONS. IF YOUR RESPONSE IS
SW¼ of SE¼ of Section 9, all in T-5-        EDUCATION                                   described as follows: Begin at the            MRS. ALLIE GATES HANCOCK, a               NOT SO MAILED OR DELIVERED, A
N, R-18-W, Marion County, Mississippi.      /s/ Ronald Fortenberry                      Southeast corner of the SE 1/4 of the       non-resident of Mississippi or not          JUDGMENT BY DEFAULT WILL BE
    Containing 22.18 acres, more or         Ronald Fortenberry, Superintendent          SW 1/4 of said Section 16; thence run        to be found therein after diligent         ENTERED AGAINST YOU FOR THE
less.                                       Marion County Schools                       S 89016’15”W and along the South              search and inquiry and that the           MONEY        OR     OTHER      THINGS
    You are hereby notified that sealed     April 11, 2011                              line of said Section 16 for 600.00 feet;           post office address of the           DEMANDED IN THE COMPLAINT.
bids to lease the above described                                 Apr 21, 28, May 5     thence run North for 800.00 feet;             Defendants is not known by the               You must also file the original of
sixteenth section land for HUNTING &           Marion County School District            thence run N 89°15’18”E for 1000_00            Plaintiffs after diligent search         your response with the Clerk of the
FISHING purposes may be filed with                   Ronald Fortenberry,                feet; thence run South for 800.00 feet       and inquiry and that the physical          Court within a reasonable time
the Superintendent of Education for                     Superintendent                  to the South line of said Section 16;             address and location is not           afterward.
the Marion County School District in         1010 Highway 13 North, Suite 2             thence run S 89°13’53”W and along                known by the Plaintiffs after             Issued under my hand and the seal
Columbia, Mississippi up to and not             Columbia, Mississippi 39429             the South line of said Section 16 for             diligent search and inquiry.          of said Court, this the 20th day of
later than 2:oo P. M., Monday, May 9,              Phone: (601) 736-7193                400.00 feet to the Point of Beginning;                         AND                      April, 2011.
2011.          Bids will be opened                  FAX: (601) 736-6274                 containing 18.37 acres, more or less.         THE HEIRS AT LAW OF MRS. W.               CASS BARNES, Chancery Clerk
immediately thereafter.        You are                 PUBLIC NOTICE                    ALSO: A part and parcel of the W 1/2             H. GATES A/K/A MRS. ALLIE              (SEAL)
invited to submit sealed bids                  Invitation to bid on Sixteenth           of Section 16, Township 3 North,             GATES HANCOCK, non-residents               Marion County, Mississippi
specifying the annual rental to be paid     Section Land                                Range 13 East, Marion County,                of Mississippi or not to be found          By: Joy D. Baughman, D.C.
per acre for said lease. The form of           To all persons interested in the         Mississippi,      more       particularly    therein after diligent search and                               Apr. 28, May 5, 12
the lease as prescribed, by the Board       following described lands in Marion         described as follows: Commence at             inquiry and that the post office                 Marion County Schools
of Education and the terms so               County, Mississippi, to-wit:                the Southwest corner of said Section         address of the Defendants is not                  Sixteenth Section Land
prescribed, is now on file in the Office       A part and parcel of the S 1/2 of        16; thence run N 00°08’20”E and                  known by the Plaintiffs after                   Ronald Fortenberry,
of the Superintendent of Education,         Section 16, Township 3 North, Range         along the West line of said Section 16        diligent search and inquiry and                       Superintendent
where interested parties may inspect        13 East, Marion County, Mississippi         for 47.49 feet to the Point of                  that the physical address and            1010 Highway 13 North, Suite 2
it.                                         more particularly described as follows:     Beginning; thence continue N00                   location is not known by the               Columbia, Mississippi 39429
    The minimum price per acre for this     Begin at the Southwest corner of said       08’20”E and along the West line of             Plaintiffs after diligent search                Phone: (601) 736-7193
parcel of Hunting and Fishing land that     Section 16; thence run N 00°08’20”E         said Section 16 for 1274.45 feet to the                    and inquiry.                         FAX: (601) 736-6274
will be accepted is $20.00 per acre.        and along the West line of said Section     Northwest corner of the SW 1/4 of the             NOTICE TO DEFENDANT(S)                  Sixteenth Section Public Notice
Any bidder submitting a bid must be         16 for 47.49 feet to the centerline of a    SW 1/4 of said Section 16; thence run          You are summoned under Rule 81                     CHANGING LAND
twenty-one (21) years of age or older.      Public Road; thence run N 84°51’02”E        N00°07’14”E and along the West line         MRCP to appear and defend against                     CLASSIFICATION
The Board reserves the right to reject      and along the centerline of said road       of said Section 16 for 1209.43 feet to      the PETITION FOR DECLARATORY                   The Marion County Board of
any and all bids and to waive all           for 457.79 feet; thence run                 the centerline of Silver Creek; thence      JUDGMENT UNDER M.R.C.P. 57, at              Education hereby gives notice of the
informalities, but if any bid is            Northeasterly along the centerline of       run Southeasterly and along the             9:00 a.m. on the 5th day of July, 2011,     changing in classification of land
accepted, the Board will award said         said road and along a curve to the left     centerline of said creek for 3684.05        in the Courtroom of the Lamar County        located in the following Section and
lease to the highest and best bidder,       for 308.49 feet, said curve having a        feet to the centerline of a Public Road;    Courthouse at Purvis, Mississippi, and      Township located in Marion County,
subject to the right of the present         central angle of 24°40’45” and a            thence run S 17 43’05”W and along           in case of your failure to appear and       Mississippi, in compliance with the
leaseholder to meet the highest bid.        radius of 716.20 feet; thence run N         the centerline of said road for 261.30      defend, a judgment will be entered          requirements of Section 29-3-39,
MARION        COUNTY       BOARD      OF    60°10’17”E and along the centerline of      feet; thence run Southwesterly along        against you for the money or other          Mississippi code of 1972, as amended.
EDUCATION                                   said road for 181.58 feet; thence run       the centerline of said road and along a     things demanded in the PETITION                The following parcels will be re-
/s/ Ronald Fortenberry                      N 57°52’04”E and along the centerline       curve to the right for 461.63 feet, said    FOR        DECLARATORY        JUDGMENT      classified from FARM RESIDENTIAL to
Ronald Fortenberry, Superintendent          of said road for 518.43 feet; thence        curve having a central angle of             UNDER M.R.C.P. 57. Defendants other         FOREST LAND:
Marion County Schools                       run Northeasterly along the centerline      57°42’12” and a radius of 458.37 feet;      than you are: NONE.                            SW ¼ of the SW 1/4 , containing 40
April 11, 2011                              of said road and along a curve to the       thence run S 75°25’17”W and along              You are not required to file an          acres, more or less and being situated
                     Apr 21, 28, May 5      left for 380.79 feet, said curve having     the centerline of said road for 188.85      answer or other pleading but you may        in Section 16, Township 3 North,
    Marion County School District           a central angle of 41°53’13” and a          feet; thence run Southwesterly along        do so if you desire. You must take          Range 12 West.
          Ronald Fortenberry,               radius of 520.87 feet; thence run           the centerline of said road and along a     immediate action to protect your               Any interested parties desiring to
             Superintendent                 N15°58’51”E and along the centerline        curve to the left for 197.47 feet, said     rights.                                     object to this classification must
 1010 Highway 13 North, Suite 2             of said road for 353.90 feet; thence        curve having a central angle of                Issued under my hand and seal of         submit such objection in writing to the
     Columbia, Mississippi 39429            run Northeasterly along the centerline      34°53’12” and a radius of 324.32 feet;      this Court, this the 19th day of April,     Chancery Clerk of Marion County
       Phone: (601) 736-7193                of said road and along a curve to the       thence run N 85°34’00”W for 177.34          2011.                                       within 30 days from the day of final
         FAX: (601) 736-6274                right for 336.46 feet, said curve           feet; thence run S 83°25’59”W for           (SEAL)                                      publishing of this notice.
            PUBLIC NOTICE                   having a central angle of 59°26’26”         201.53 feet; thence run S 50°55’22”W        CASS BARNES, CHANCERY CLERK,                MARION        COUNTY      BOARD      OF
    Invitation to bid on Sixteenth          and a radius of 324.32 feet; thence         for 124.83 feet; thence run N               MARION COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI                  EDUCATION
Section Land                                run N 75°25’17”E and along the              73°20’08”W for 170.56 feet; thence          BY: Joy D. Baughman, D.C.                   /s/ Ronald Fortenberry
    To all persons interested in the        centerline of said road for 188.85 feet;    run S 16°39’52”W for 278.34 feet;           JAMES C. RHODEN                             Ronald Fortenberry, Superintendent
following described lands in Marion         thence run Northeasterly along the          thence run S73°20’08”E for 278.34           Attorney at Law                             Marion County Schools
County, Mississippi, to-wit:                centerline of said road and along a         feet; thence run N 16°39’52”E for           P. O. Box 487                               April 11, 2011
    Section 16, Township 4 North,           curve to the left for 461.63 feet, said     278.34 feet; thence run N 73°20’08”W        326B Second Street                                               Apr 28, May 5, 12
Range 17 West, N ½ of SE ¼ and W            curve having a central angle of             for 83.58 feet; thence run N                Columbia, Mississippi 39429                        Marion County Schools
½ of SW ¼ of SE ¼, containing 100           57°42’12” and a radius of 458.37 feet;      50°55’22”E for 105.38 feet; thence          (601) 731-1188 Telephone                           Sixteenth Section Land
acres, more or less.                        thence run N 17°43’05”E and along           run N 83°25’59”E for 193.77 feet;           (601) 736-9593 Facsimile                             Ronald Fortenberry,
    You are hereby notified that sealed     the centerline of said road for 815.01      thence run S 85°34’00”E for 161.94          MSB 5310                                                Superintendent
bids to lease the above described           feet; thence run S 71°00’05”E for           feet to the centerline of said road;                               Apr. 28, May 5, 12    1010 Highway 13 North, Suite 2
sixteenth section land for HUNTING &        392.80 feet; thence run N 89°18’12”E        thence run Southwesterly along the              IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF                    Columbia, Mississippi 39429
FISHING purposes may be filed with          for 159.00 feet; thence run N 06’           centerline of said road and along a           MARION COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI                       Phone: (601) 736-7193
the Superintendent of Education for         03’11”E for 275.40 feet to the North        curve to the left for 114.86 feet, said                   KAY ARE, LLC                          FAX: (601) 736-6274
the Marion County School District in        line of the S 1/2 of said Section 16;       curve having a central angle of                             PLAINTIFF                     Sixteenth Section Public Notice
Columbia, Mississippi up to and not         thence run N 89°18’12”E and along           20°17’30” and a radius of 324.32 feet;                       VERSUS                               CHANGING LAND
later than 2:oo P. M., Monday, May 9,       the North line of the said S 1/2 of         thence run S 15°58’51”W and along            JIM HOOD, ATTORNEY GENERAL                           CLASSIFICATION
2011.          Bids will be opened          Section 16 for 215.12 feet to the           the centerline of said road for 353.90        OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI;                 The Marion County Board of
immediately thereafter.        You are      South right-of-way line of Mississippi      feet; thence run Southwesterly along         MARION COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI;                Education hereby gives notice of the
invited to submit sealed bids               State Highway No. 586; thence run S         the centerline of said road and along a      HALDON J. KITTRELL, DISTRICT               changing in classification of land
specifying the annual rental to be paid     79°17’21”E and along the South right-       curve to the right for 380.79 feet, said           ATTORNEY FOR THE 15TH                located in the following Section and
per acre for said lease. The form of        of-way line of said highway for 402.72      curve having a central angle of                     JUDICIAL DISTRICT OF                Township located in Marion County,
the lease as prescribed, by the Board       feet; thence run Southeasterly along        41°53’13” and a radius of 520.87 feet;       MISSISSIPPI; DAVE JEFFERSON,               Mississippi, in compliance with the
of Education and the terms so               the South right-of-way line of said         thence run S 57°52’04”W and along                   IF LIVING, IF NOT, THE              requirements of Section 29-3-39,
prescribed, is now on file in the Office    highway and along a curve to the left       the centerline of said road for 518.43                  UNKNOWN HEIRS                   Mississippi code of 1972, as amended.
of the Superintendent of Education,         for 625.89 feet, said curve having a        feet; thence run S 60°10’17”W and               AT LAW OF DAVE JEFFERSON                   The following parcels will be re-
where interested parties may inspect        central angle of 12 20’44” and a radius     along the centerline of said road for            AND ANY AND ALL PERSONS                classified from FARM RESIDENTIAL to
it.                                         of 2904.79 feet; thence run                 181.58 feet; thence run Southwesterly        CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE                FOREST LAND:
    The minimum price per acre for this     N88°22’10”E and along the South             along the centerline of said road and         REAL PROPERTY SET FORTH IN                   NE ¼ of NW ¼ and the NW ¼ of
parcel of Hunting and Fishing land that     right-of-way line of said highway for       along a curve to the right for 308.49               PARAGRAPH II OF SAID                NE ¼ of Section 16, in Township 4
will be accepted is $15.78 per acre.        815.60 feet to the East line of Section     feet, said curve having a central angle                     PETITION                    North, Range 18 West. Also the
Any bidder submitting a bid must be         16; thence run S 00°13’32”W and             of 24°40’45” and a radius of 716.20                       DEFENDANTS                    following tract or parcel of land
twenty-one (21) years of age or older.      along the East line of said Section 16      feet; thence run S 84°51’02”W and                      CIVIL ACTION NO.                 situated in said County and State: All
The Board reserves the right to reject      for 1856.54 feet to the Southeast           along the centerline of said road for                    2011-0106-G-B                  of that part of the NW ¼ of the NW ¼
any and all bids and to waive all           corner of the N 1/2 of the SE 1/4 of        457.79 feet to the Point of Beginning;                      SUMMONS                     of Section 16, Township 4 North,
informalities, but if any bid is            the SE 1/4 of said Section 16; thence       containing 95.2 acres, more or less.                STATE OF MISSISSIPPI                Range 18 West, that lies on the East
accepted, the Board will award said         run S 89°14’57”W along the South line       This said parcel of land contains                     COUNTY OF MARION                  side of the Columbia and Williamsburg
lease to the highest and best bidder,       of the said N 1/2 of the SE 1/4 of the      263.14 acres, more or less.                        TO: DAVE JEFFERSON, IF               public road, as same now runs and
subject to the right of the present         SE 1/4 of the SE 1/4 and an extension           You are hereby notified that sealed      LIVING, IF NOT, THE UNKNOWN                containing 9 ½ acres, more or less,
leaseholder to meet the highest bid.        thereof for 1574.82 feet; thence run N      bids to lease the above described                   HEIRS AT LAW OF DAVE                and which parcel of land is more
MARION        COUNTY       BOARD      OF    17°48’45”W for 369.35 feet; thence          sixteenth section land for HUNTING &              JEFFERSON and all persons             particularly described as follows:
EDUCATION                                   run S 72°11’15”W for 470.00 feet;           FISHING purposes may be filed with            having or claiming any legal or           Beginning at the NE corner of the NW
/s/ Ronald Fortenberry                      thence run S 17°48’45”E for 79.25           the Superintendent of Education for                 equitable interest in the           ¼ of the NW ¼ of said Section 16,
Ronald Fortenberry, Superintendent          feet; thence run S 89°15’18”W for           the Marion County School District in               following described lands            Township 4 North, Range 18 West and
Marion County Schools                       1114.86 feet; thence run South for          Columbia, Mississippi up to and not               situated in Marion County,            run thence West on the Section line 61
April 11, 2011                              800.00 feet to the South line of            later than 2:oo P. M., Monday, May 9,                      Mississippi,                 yards to the center of the said public
                     Apr 21, 28, May 5      Section 16; thence run S 89°16’15”W         2011.          Bids will be opened                            to-wit:                   road, thence run in a Southwesterly
    Marion County School District           and along the South line of said            immediately thereafter.        You are            3.4 AC( C ) IN SE¼ NW¼,               direction down the center of said
          Ronald Fortenberry,               Section 16 for 711.40 feet to the           invited to submit sealed bids                     SECTION 30, TOWNSHIP 2                public road 450 yards to the forty line
             Superintendent                 Southwest corner of the SE 1/4 of the       specifying the annual rental to be paid            NORTH, RANGE 17 WEST,                between the NW ¼ of NW ¼ and SW
 1010 Highway 13 North, Suite 2             SW 1/4 of said Section 16; thence run       per acre for said lease. The form of         MARION COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI.                ¼ of NW ¼; thence run East on said
     Columbia, Mississippi 39429            S 89°11’31”W and along the South            the lease as prescribed, by the Board          PPIN: 7179 PARCEL NUMBER:                forty line 155 yards to the Southeast
       Phone: (601) 736-7193                line of said Section 16 for 1311.95 feet    of Education and the terms so                          115-30-000-30-005                corner of said forty; thence run North
         FAX: (601) 736-6274                to the Point of Beginning; containing       prescribed, is now on file in the Office              ALSO DESCRIBED AS:                on the forty line back to the point of
            PUBLIC NOTICE                   142.6 acres, more or less. ALSO: A          of the Superintendent of Education,               Beginning at the Northeast            beginning, containing 89.50 acres,
    Invitation to bid on Sixteenth          part and parcel of the SW 1/4 of the        where interested parties may inspect           corner of the SE¼ of NW¼ of              more or less.
Section Land                                SE 1/4 of Section 16, Township 3            it.                                            Section 30, Township 2 North,               Any interested parties desiring to
    To all persons interested in the        North, Range 13 East, Marion County,            The minimum price per acre for this       Range 17 West, and thence run             object to this classification must
following described lands in Marion         Mississippi,      more       particularly   parcel of Hunting and Fishing land that      West 660 feet; thence run South            submit such objection in writing to the
County, Mississippi, to-wit:                described as follows: Begin at the          will be accepted is $12.12 per acre.           210 feet; thence run East 660            Chancery Clerk of Marion County
    NW ¼ and NW ¼ of NE ¼ being             Northeast corner of the S 1/2 of the        Any bidder submitting a bid must be           feet; thence run North 210 feet           within 30 days from the day of final
situated in Section 16, Township 1          SW 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of said Section        twenty-one (21) years of age or older.             to the point of beginning;           publishing of this notice.
North, Range                                16; thence run S 00°12’37”W and             The Board reserves the right to reject          containing 3.4 acres, more or           MARION        COUNTY      BOARD      OF
    17 West, Marion County, Mississippi,    along the East line of the SW 1/4 of        any and all bids and to waive all              less, and being situated in the          EDUCATION
containing 200 acres, more or less.         the SE 1/4 of said Section 16 for           informalities, but if any bid is                 SE¼ of NW¼ of Section 30,              /s/ Ronald Fortenberry
    You are hereby notified that sealed     609.88 feet to North right-of-way line      accepted, the Board will award said              Township 2 North, Range 17             Ronald Fortenberry, Superintendent
bids to lease the above described           of U.S. Highway No. 98; thence run S        lease to the highest and best bidder,       West, Marion County, Mississippi.           Marion County Schools
sixteenth section land for HUNTING &        72°18’00”W and along the North              subject to the right of the present           Together with all improvements            April 11, 2011
FISHING purposes may be filed with          right-of-way line of said highway for       leaseholder to meet the highest bid.                  thereon situated and                                   Apr 28, May 5, 12
the Superintendent of Education for         66.03 feet; thence run N 17°48’45”W         MARION        COUNTY      BOARD       OF           appurtenances thereunto                     Marion County Schools
the Marion County School District in        for 556.33 feet; thence run N               EDUCATION                                                   belonging.                         Sixteenth Section Land
Columbia, Mississippi up to and not         72°11’15”E for 3.31 feet; thence run N      /s/ Ronald Fortenberry                             NOTICE TO DEFENDANTS                          Ronald Fortenberry,
later than 2:oo P. M., Monday, May 9,       17°48’45”W for 100.65 feet; thence          Ronald Fortenberry, Superintendent             You have been made Defendants in                     Superintendent
2011.          Bids will be opened          run N 890 14’57”E for 262.98 feet to        Marion County Schools                       the suit filed in this Court by KAY ARE,     1010 Highway 13 North, Suite 2
immediately thereafter.        You are      the Point of Beginning; containing 2.4      April 11, 2011                              LLC, Plaintiff, seeking to remove               Columbia, Mississippi 39429
invited to submit sealed bids               acres more or less. ALSO: A part and                              Apr 21, 28, May 5     clouds and confirm title to real                   Phone: (601) 736-7193
specifying the annual rental to be paid     parcel of the SW 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of           IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF                property         described       therein.           FAX: (601) 736-6274
per acre for said lease. The form of        Section 16, Township 3 North, Range           MARION COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI                Defendants other than you in this             Sixteenth Section Public Notice
the lease as prescribed, by the Board       13 East, more particularly described as           CECIL AUBREY FIVEASH,                 action are: JIM HOOD, Attorney                        CHANGING LAND
of Education and the terms so               follows: Commence at the Southwest                       POST #3933,                    General of the State of Mississippi;                  CLASSIFICATION
prescribed, is now on file in the Office    corner of the SW 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of          VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS                 MARION COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI; and                The Marion County Board of
of the Superintendent of Education,         said Section 16; thence run N                    OF THE UNITED STATES OF                HALDON J. KITTRELL, District                Education hereby gives notice of the
where interested parties may inspect        89°13’53”E and along the South line                         AMERICA                     Attorney for the 15th Judicial District     changing in classification of land
it.                                         of said Section 16 for 400.0 feet to the                   PLAINTIFF                    of Mississippi.                             located in the following Section and
    The minimum price per acre for this     Point of Beginning; thence run North                         VERSUS                        You are required to mail or hand-        Township located in Marion County,
May 5, 2011
               LEGAL                                     LEGAL
                                                                                                      LEGAL                                      LEGAL                                HOMES FOR RENT
Mississippi, in compliance with the     submit such objection in writing to           CITY OF COLUMBIA, MARION                   Home Loans Servicing, LP fka                4BR/2BA house for rent at 1110
requirements of Section 29-3-39,        the Chancery Clerk of Marion County           COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, AS PER MAP            Countrywide Home Loans Servicing,           West Ave. References required. 601-
Mississippi code of 1972, as            within 30 days from the day of final          OR PLAT THEREOF ON FILE IN THE             LP, by instrument recorded in the           736-3011. (5/14)
amended.                                publishing of this notice.                    OFFICE OF THE CHANCERY CLERK               office of the aforesaid Chancery Clerk
   The following parcels will be re-    MARION COUNTY BOARD OF                        OF MARION COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI;             in Book 1643 at Page 35 INST.                        HOMES FOR SALE
classified from FARM RESIDENTIAL        EDUCATION                                     TOGETHER              WITH           ALL   #201003227; and
                                                                                                                                                                             2 Bedroom brick home with central
to AGRICULTURE LAND:                    /s/ Ronald Fortenberry                        IMPROVEMENT THEREON SITUATED                  WHEREAS, on the 13th day of
   Commence at the SW corner of the     Ronald Fortenberry, Superintendent            AND APPURTENANCES THEREUNTO                September, 2010, the Holder of said         heat/air, on 1 acre. Hwy 586 Foxworth
NW ¼ of SE ¼, Section 16, Township      Marion County Schools                         BELONGING; LESS AND EXCEPT ALL             Deed of Trust substituted and               $49,900. Call after 5 p.m. 601-543-
3 North, Range 18 West and run          April 11, 2011                                OF THE OIL, GAS AND OTHER                  appointed Emily Kaye Courteau as            2328 (5/5)
North 290 feet to the point of                                Apr 28, May 5, 12       MINERALS IN, ON AND UNDER SAID             Trustee in said Deed of Trust, by                        REAL ESTATE
beginning; thence run North 683 feet          SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S                    PROPERTY.                                  instrument recorded in the office of
to picket fence and South property                NOTICE OF SALE                         INDEXING INSTRUCTIONS: LOT              the aforesaid Chancery Clerk in Book        Will buy undivided interest in
line of Marion County Vocational           WHEREAS, on the 8th day of July,           20 OAK MANOR ADDITION, MARION              1643 at Page 36 INST. #201003228;           estate lands and/or minerals with
School; thence run East 250 feet to     2009, Darnell Myers and Linda Faye            COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI.                       and                                         quick closing. 601-876-7659 or
the West margin of Highway 13,          Myers, Husband and Wife executed a               RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. will              WHEREAS, default having been
thence run South 26 degrees East        Deed of Trust to Nations Direct Title         convey only such title as vested in it     made in the payments of the
along West margin of Highway 13,        Agency, LLC, Trustee for the use and          as Substitute Trustee.                     indebtedness secured by the said                     MBL HOMES 4 SALE
400 feet; thence run West 261 feet;     benefit of Mortgage Electronic                   WITNESS my signature on this 21st       Deed of Trust, and the holder of said
thence run South 323 feet; thence       Registration Systems, Inc., which             day of March, 2011                         Deed of Trust, having requested the         Affordable         Housing         with
run West 175 feet and back to the       Deed of Trust is on file and of record        RECONTRUST          COMPANY,       N.A.,   undersigned so to do, on the 26th           Government Backed Loans for
point of beginning; containing 2.9      in the office of the Chancery Clerk of        SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE                         day of May, 2011, I will during the         Manufactured Homes. 2,3,4 and 5
acres, more or less.                    Marion County, Mississippi, in Deed of        2380 Performance Dr, TX2-984-0407          lawful hours of between 11:00 a.m.          Bedroom Homes Available.            Low
   Any interested parties desiring to   Trust Book 1611 at Page 471 thereof;          Richardson, TX 75082                       and 4:00 p.m., at public outcry, offer      Interest Rates and Very Low
object to this classification must      and                                           Telephone No. (800) 281-8219               for sale and will sell, at the North        Payments. $0 Down with your land.
submit such objection in writing to        WHEREAS, said Deed of Trust was            By: /s/ Paul Butler                        front door of Marion County                 Call 866-338-1387 (5/28)
the Chancery Clerk of Marion County     assigned to Citimortgage, Inc., by            Title: Assistant Secretary                 Courthouse at 250 Broad Street at
                                                                                                                                                                             Awesome Deal for sale: 2011
within 30 days from the day of final    assignment on file and of record in           RECONTRUST          COMPANY,       N.A.,   Columbia, Mississippi, for cash to the
publishing of this notice.              the office of the Chancery Clerk of           SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE                         highest     bidder,    the    following     16x80 Sunshine 3BR/2BA includes
MARION COUNTY BOARD OF                  Marion County, Mississippi, in Book           2380 Performance Dr, TX2-984-0407          described land and property situated        black appliances, 8 foot flat ceilings,
EDUCATION                               1660 at Page 684 thereof; and                 Richardson, TX 75082                       in Marion County, Mississippi, to-wit:      floated sheetrock walls, rock bar,
/s/ Ronald Fortenberry                     WHEREAS, the legal holder of the           TS No.: 11 -0004799                           The land referred to in this policy is   plywood construction, Hollywood
Ronald Fortenberry, Superintendent      said Deed of Trust and the note               PARCEL No. 159 31 170 02 054               situated     in    the    STATE      OF     bath, Ashley Furniture and much
Marion County Schools                   secured thereby, substituted Bradley          DHGW 60262G-2LL                            MISSISSIPPI, COUNTY OF MARION,              more. All for only $329 per month.
April 11, 2011                          P. Jones, as Trustee therein, as              PUBLISH ON THESE DATES:                    CITY OF COLUMBIA, and described             Call Southern Colonel Homes in
                    Apr 28, May 5, 12   authorized by the terms thereof, by                                Apr 28, May 5, 12     as follows:                                 Laurel      at      1-866-428-8218!
      Marion County Schools             instrument recorded in the office of             IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF                   Lot No. 14 of Block “B” of Lakeview (5/7)
      Sixteenth Section Land            the aforesaid Chancery Clerk in Book           MARION COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI                Subdivision, according to map or plat
                                                                                                                                                                             Unbeatable deal for sale: 2011
         Ronald Fortenberry,            1660 at Page 686 thereof; and                    IN THE MATTER OF THE LAST               thereof on file in the office of the
           Superintendent                  WHEREAS, default having been                   WILL AND TESTAMENT AND                 Chancery Clerk of Marion County,            28x80 King Kong 4BR/2BA includes
 1010 Highway 13 North, Suite 2         made in the performance of the                              ESTATE OF                    Mississippi.                                living room/den with rock columns,
   Columbia, Mississippi 39429          conditions and stipulations as set            ESTHER C. FORDYCE, DECEASED                   I will only convey such title as is      rock fireplace, Dream Kitchen with
      Phone: (601) 736-7193             forth by said Deed of Trust, and                            CIVIL ACTION NO.             vested in me as Substitute Trustee.         black appliances and Huge island,
       FAX: (601) 736-6274              having been requested by the legal                       2008-0011-P-D                      WITNESS MY SIGNATURE, this               Awesome laundry room, Hollywood
 Sixteenth Section Public Notice        holder of the indebtedness secured                  NOTICE TO CREDITORS                  28th day of March, 2011.                    Bath with rock shower, Ashley
          CHANGING LAND                 and described by said Deed of Trust              Letters of Administration having        Emily Kaye Courteau                         Furniture,     flat     screen       TV,
          CLASSIFICATION                so to do, notice is hereby given that         been granted on the 3rd day of             Substitute Trustee                          washer/dryer and much more. All for
   The Marion County Board of           I, Bradley P. Jones, Substitute               February, 2009, by the Chancery            2309 Oliver Road                            only $599 per month. Call Southern
Education hereby gives notice of the    Trustee, by virtue of the authority           Court of Marion County, Mississippi to     Monroe, LA 71201
                                                                                                                                                                             Colonel in Laurel at 1-866-428-8218!
changing in classification of land      conferred upon me in said Deed of             Robert Lee Emery Fordyce, the              (318) 330-9020
located in the following Section and    Trust, will offer for sale and will sell at   Administrator upon the estate of           DMM/F10-1786                       (5/7)
Township located in Marion County,      public sale and outcry to the highest         Esther C. Fordyce, Deceased. Notice                                 May 5, 12, 19      Spring Blow-Out For Sale: 2010
Mississippi, in compliance with the     and best bidder for cash, during the          is hereby given to all persons having                                                  16x80, 3 large bedrooms, 2 baths,
requirements of Section 29-3-39,        legal hours (between the hours of 11          claims against said estate to present
                                                                                                                                           BUSINESS SERVICES                 open plan, stove, refrigerator.
Mississippi code of 1972, as            o’clock a.m. and 4 o’clock p.m.) at           the same to the Clerk of this Court for    R & R Lawn Care - Yard                      Delivered, set-up, a/c, skirting. All for
amended.                                the North front door of the County            probate and registration according to      maintenance, weed eating, mulching,         only $283.00 per month wac. Call
   The following parcels will be re-    Courthouse of Marion County, at               law within ninety (90) days from the       flower beds, grass maintenance,             Simmons Housing, 2010 Service
classified from FARM RESIDENTIAL        Columbia, Mississippi, on the 19th            first publication of this notice or they                                               Award Winner, in Brookhaven at 1-
                                                                                                                                 aerator. Call 601-441-9706. (TFN)
to FOREST LAND:                         day of May, 2011, the following               will be forever barred.                                                                888-346-9998. (5/28)
   SE of the SE of SE, containing 10    described land and property being                This the 4th day of March, A.D.,        Diamond Home Improvement-
                                                                                                                                 flooring,      siding,    remodeling,       Triplewide Blow-Out Sale: We
acres more or less,                     the same land and property                    2009.
                                                                                                                                 carpentry, painting, fencing and            have three 2010 show house
   in Section 16, Township 5 North,     described in said Deed of Trust,              By: LEE FORDYCE, Administrator of
Range 18.                               situated in Marion County, State of           the                                        more. “Professional work at a               triplewides that must go. One with
   Any interested parties desiring to   Mississippi, to-wit:                          Estate of Esther C. Fordyce                customer friendly price” For estimate       brick, one with hardie board siding
object to this classification must         Begin at the NW corner of the NW           RENEE M. PORTER                            call 601-688-1254. (9/24)                   and one with vinyl siding. We offer
submit such objection in writing to     1/4 of SE 1/4 of Section 15, T3N,             MS BAR NUMBER 8388                         Placing an ad is easy when you call         great financing options with interest
the Chancery Clerk of Marion County     R18W, and run thence East 825 feet            PORTER LAW FIRM, P.A.                      601-736-2611. Give us a call today          rates as low as 3 1/2% to qualified
within 30 days from the day of final    for the Point of Beginning, thence run        915 MAIN STREET                            and let us help you get started.            buyers. Call Simmons Housing, 2010
publishing of this notice.              East along the South Right of Way             POST OFFICE BOX 982                        Stumps Unlimited and Tree                   Service Award winner, in Brookhaven
MARION COUNTY BOARD OF                  line of Rankin Road 116 feet; thence          COLUMBIA, MISSISSIPPI 39429                Removal, South #1 stump grinding            at 1-888-346-9998. (5/28)
EDUCATION                               run South 751 feet, thence run West           PHONE NO.: 601 731 1886
                                                                                                                                 service, fully insured, zero turn, all                MISCELLANEOUS
/s/ Ronald Fortenberry                  116 feet thence run North 751 feet            ATTORNEY FOR LEE FORDYCE
Ronald Fortenberry, Superintendent      back to the Point of Beginning. Said                                    May 5, 12, 19    access, Craig Sterling 601-248-9399
                                                                                                                                 (5/14)                                      Country Produce 863 Hwy 98 W,
Marion County Schools                   parcel contains 2.0 acres, more or                    Substitute Trustee’s
April 11, 2011                          less, and being a part of the NW 1/4                      Notice of Sale                 Do you have land and need money?            Kokomo, MS. Now open and
                    Apr 28, May 5, 12   of SE 1/4 of Section 15, T3N,                        STATE OF MISSISSIPPI                I will lend you cash on your land. Cash     accepting EBT/SNAP. Fresh fruit &
      Marion County Schools             R18W,Marion County, Mississippi.                       COUNTY OF Marion                  quick Call Troy 702-556-4081 (8/4)          vegatables. Ground cornmeal. 601-
      Sixteenth Section Land               Title to the above described                  WHEREAS, on the 7th day of              Moving “back home” to Columbia,             441-1864. (5/7)
         Ronald Fortenberry,            property is believed to be good, but I        December, 2007, and acknowledged           seeking a job. Mature C hristian lady       Bowflex Revolution XP, 2 years
           Superintendent               will convey only such title as is vested      on the 7th day of December, 2007,          with excellent resume’ and references       old, extra weights, lap tower. Was
 1010 Highway 13 North, Suite 2         in me as Substitute Trustee.                  Mary C. Seal aka Cathy Seal and            seeks FT office position; also              $3500, asking $1200. 601-441-5446.
   Columbia, Mississippi 39429             WITNESS my signature, on this the          Craig Seal, Wife and Husband, as           experienced in retail sales. 601-264-       (5/12)
      Phone: (601) 736-7193             19th day of April, 2011.                      Tenants by the Entirety with Right of      8510 weekdays or 601-264-8399.              China-Johann Haviland “Moss
       FAX: (601) 736-6274              /s/ Bradley P. Jones                          Survivorship and Not as Tenants in         (5/14)                                      Rose” - 90+plieces $550. “Blue
 Sixteenth Section Public Notice        BRADLEY P. JONES                              Common, executed and delivered a           Top soil, sand and gravel, back hoe         Garland” - 100+ pieces $650.
          CHANGING LAND                 SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE                            certain Deed of Trust unto Recontrust
                                                                                                                                 work 601-441-2736. (5/21)                   Interiors on Main, 712 Main St. (5/5)
          CLASSIFICATION                PREPARED BY:                                  Company, NA, Trustee for Mortgage
                                                                                                                                 Childcare in my home, reasonable            Proform 580 Treadmill for sale, less
   The Marion County Board of           ADAMS & EDENS                                 Electronic Registration Systems, Inc,
Education hereby gives notice of the    POST OFFICE BOX 400                           Beneficiary,      to      secure      an   rates. In Columbia School District.         than 20 miles on it, new $900, yours
changing in classification of land      BRANDON, MISSISSIPPI 39043                    indebtedness therein described,            601-674-2023 (5/7)                          for $350. 601-736-7897. (5/5)
located in the following Section and    (601) 825-9508                                which Deed of Trust is recorded in                   HOMES FOR RENT                              CAMP FOR SALE
Township located in Marion County,      A&E File #10-00402                            the office of the Chancery Clerk of
Mississippi, in compliance with the                           Apr 28, May 5, 12       Marion County, Mississippi in Book         For rent, sale or lease. Royce Rental.      Must Sell-28 acre Campground
requirements of Section 29-3-39,              SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE’S                    1565 at Page 511; and                      Owner financed selection of houses          with 1300’ on beautiful Pearl River, in
Mississippi code of 1972, as                      NOTICE OF SALE                         WHEREAS, on the 13th day of             trailers, and apartments. Main # 601-       Columbia, 4bd custom home, pond, 2
amended.                                   WHEREAS, on July 17, 2007, OENA            September,        2010,       Mortgage     441-2962 or 601-441-2617. (TFN)             rental cabins, pool, 77 fhkup RV sites
   The following parcels will be re-    M. PITTMAN-AIKENS executed a                  Electronic Registration Systems, Inc,      House for Rent. References                  and more $739K for all. Call 985-960-
classified from FARM RESIDENTIAL        Deed of Trust to RAY J. RICHARD as            assigned said Deed of Trust unto BAC       required. 601-736-7890. (TFN)               0807. (5/28)
to FOREST LAND:                         Trustee for the benefit of GRAND
   NW ¼ of the NW 1/4 , containing      BANK FOR SAVINGS, FSB, which                                                                       YARD/GARAGE SALES
40 acres, more or less and being        Deed of Trust was filed on July 18,
situated in Section 16, Township 3      2007 and recorded in Book 1549 at
North, Range 12 West.                   Page 612 in the Office of the                 Garage Sale, May 6-7, 2100                 Huge carport sale, Saturday, May            3 Family Yard Sale Furniture,
   Any interested parties desiring to   Chancery Clerk of Marion County,              Ridgewood, household items, Apple          7, beginning at 7 a.m. Children’s           toys, clothes, misc. 3191 Hwy 13 N
object to this classification must      Mississippi; and                              computer VCRs, Schwinn bike,               clothes, women clothes and                  Goss, May 6 & 7 (5/5)
submit such objection in writing to        WHEREAS, BAC HOME LOANS                    radio, cornice boards, jewelry,            furniture, 710 Sumrall Rd. (5/7)            Sell your unwanted items in the
the Chancery Clerk of Marion County     SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE                 ladies’ clothing, size 8-12, MORE!         Advertise your yard/garage sale.            Columbian-Progress. Just call 601-
within 30 days from the day of final    HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, current              (5/7)                                      Just call 601-736-2611 to advertise.        736-2611 to place your ad.
publishing of this notice.              Beneficiary of said Deed of Trust,

                                                                                              YARD SALE
EDUCATION                               N.A. as Trustee therein, as
/s/ Ronald Fortenberry                  authorized by the terms thereof, as
Ronald Fortenberry, Superintendent      evidenced by an instrument filed on
Marion County Schools                   February 8, 2011 and recorded as
April 11, 2011                          Instrument No. 20110524 in Book
                    Apr 28, May 5, 12   1653 at Page 146 in the Office of the
      Marion County Schools             Chancery Clerk of Marion County,
      Sixteenth Section Land            Mississippi; and
         Ronald Fortenberry,               WHEREAS, default having been
 1010 Highway 13 North, Suite 2
                                        made in the terms and conditions of
                                        said Deed of Trust, and the entire                                            Saturday, May 7
                                                                                                                        6am until ...
   Columbia, Mississippi 39429          debt secured thereby having been
      Phone: (601) 736-7193             declared to be due and payable, and

       FAX: (601) 736-6274              the legal holder of said indebtedness,
 Sixteenth Section Public Notice        BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP

                                                                                                                    1511 Glendell Circle
          CLASSIFICATION                SERVICING LP, having requested the
   The Marion County Board of           undersigned Substitute Trustee to
Education hereby gives notice of the    execute the trust and sell said land
changing in classification of land      and property in accordance with the                                                               (off Ridgewood)
located in the following Section and    terms of said Deed of Trust for the
Township located in Marion County,      purpose of raising the sums due
Mississippi, in compliance with the     thereunder, together with attorney’s                  • 60” TV                                               • Dishes
requirements of Section 29-3-39,        fees, Substitute Trustee’s fees and
Mississippi code of 1972, as            expenses of sale.                                     • Artwork                                              • Sheet sets
amended.                                   NOW, THEREFORE, RECONTRUST
   The following parcels will be re-    COMPANY, N.A., Substitute Trustee,                    • Adult & Children Clothes                             • Comforters
classified from FARM RESIDENTIAL        will on May 19, 2011, offer for sale at
to AGRICULTURE LAND:                    public outcry to the highest bidder                   • Kitchen tools                                        • Sterling silver pices
   Land West of the road in the SE ¼    for cash, within legal hours (between
of NE ¼. SW ¼ of NE 1/4 , NE ¼ of       the hours of 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)                  • Household items                                      • Odds & ends
SE ¼ of NW ¼, and SE ¼ of NE ¼          at the North door of the Marion
                                                                                              • Books
of NW ¼ all in Section 16, Township     County Courthouse in Columbia,                                                                                  YOU DON’T WANT TO
5 North, Range 17 West, containing      Marion County, Mississippi, the                       • Toys                                                 • Knick-knacks
                                                                                                                                                                 MISS IT!
80 acres.                               following-described property:
   Any interested parties desiring to      LOT NO. 20 OF OAK MANOR
object to this classification must      ADDITION. AN ADDITION TO THE
6B                              APARTMENTS
                                                                                       HELP WANTED                                                                   REAL ESTATE
                                                                                                                                                                                                 May 5, 2011

Very nice clean 2BR         Cedar          Lane
apartment available         Apartments 2BR/2BA                                                   Jones Brothers
$600/month. Call 601-       1083 sq. ft. walk in                                                        Trucking
736-4104 (TFN)              closets, appliances,                                               NOW HIRING
To place an ad call         nice    neighborhood
601-736-2611.               $650/month 441-2368                                                                                                                    601-731-0605
                            (5/28)                                                                                                                                 New Listings
                                                                                              Call 601-736-1151 or
                                                                          Hiring                                          De-stress at Dogwood Pointe.                                     Call Marcella Perret
                               HELP WANTED                                                     come by the Sandy          Very little maintenance, almost                                       601-441-8204
                                                                          local                 Hook office at 415                                                                Land - 5 , 7 , 10 , 17 and 14.2 Acres
Earn Extra Money                                                                                                          brand new, lots of features:
                                                                          truck                  Hwy 35 South in          3BR/2BA, kitchen with stainless                         800 Church St. $62,000
and be your own
boss, set your own
                                      DRIVERS NEEDED!!!                  drivers.                  Sandy Hook             steel appliances,, granite counter
                                                                                                                                                                                  Duplex Apt. / large home or office
                                                                                                                                                                                  804 Church St. $38,500
                                                                                                                          tops, separate dining plus
hours. Sell Avon 601-                   1-800-975-9844                                                                    breakfast area and bar, whirlpool
                                                                                                                                                                                  Nice Fixer upper - home, office or apt
                                                                                                                                                                                  800 Branton Ave. $49,500
731-2543 or 601-736-                                                                                                      tub and ceramic shower in bath,
2891. (TFN)                            Call M-F 8am-5pm                                                                   hardwood floors, back patio with
                                                                                                                                                                                  Half double apt., or nice home
                                                                                                                                                                                  213 East Rankin St. $47,000
Now Hiring! Are                                                                     Pearl River                           fenced yard, much more. Priced at                       Charming 3 Bdr./ 1-½ bth
you making less than
$40,000 per year?
                                                                                    Valley EPA                            $198,000. Call Susie McDaniel
                                                                                                                          for an appt. 601-731-0605
                                                                                                                                                                                  Large fenced yard, city school.
                                                                                                                                                                                  437 New Hope Kokomo Rd.
                                                                            Cashier -Hattiesburg District Office                                                                  3 bdr.2 ½ bth., barn, bltin pool
Covenant Transport                                                                                                                       Country living at its best
                                                                         Pearl River Valley Electric Power Association
needs driver trainees                                                        (Hattiesburg district office-Highway 98                    Susie Mc Daniel Broker/Owner 601-731-0605
now. No experience                                                         location). Applicants must have good oral                       Marcella Perret - Agent 601-441-8204
required. Immediate                                                                                                                     Margaret Hassellvander -Agent 601-408-2909
                                                                          communication skills and the ability to work
job           placement                                                     well with the public. Must be able to use
assistance.         OTR,                                                    office equipment such as electronic cash
Regional and Local                  POSITION AVAILABLE:
                                                                             register, scanner, computer, copier, fax
jobs. Call now for              MDS Coordinator. Must be R.N.             machine, etc. Previous cashier experience
more information 1-          Experience preferred. Apply in person.           preferred but not required. Interested
800-350-7364. (5/28)                                                     applicants should report to Pearl River Valley
Movie extras to
                             The Mytles, 1018 Alberta Ave., Columbia.
                                                                         Electric Power Association, 1422 Highway 13
stand         in      the                                                  North, Columbia, Mississippi, on Tuesday,
background for major                                                     May 10 (8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.) to complete an
film production. Earn                                                                employment application.
up to $200 per day.                   REGISTERED NURSE                      We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Experience            not
required. All looks
                                 COLUMBIA DIALYSIS UNIT
needed. Call 877-491-              RN needed for out-patient
0496 (5/14)
Attendant/Sitter               dialysis unit in Columbia. 12-hour
needed for weekend,               rotating day shifts. Excellent
work part time. Must           benefits including 401K plan and
have valid driver’s             competitive salary. May apply in
license, must be able
to lift. Please send
                                person Monday-Friday 8 a.m. -                                                                   1111 Broadmoor Avenue                                       1686 Old Hwy 35 N
                                                                                                                          BEAUTIFUL WELL KEPT HOME. This 3                        CAN’T BELIEVE IT’S SO PRETTY! This 2 story
letter or resume to:           5 p.m., Cloverleaft Medical Plaza                                                          bedroom house has new paint, new carpet and has         home has 4 bedrooms and 2 baths. Sunroom,
                                                                                                                                                                                  Granite counter tops in kitchen, Hardwood in
Attendant, P.O. Box             Building, Dialysis Administrative                                                         had the same owner for 40 years. Very nice and
                                                                                                                          neatly kept yard, with swing in back, storage shed      Kitchen and living room with fireplace. Shop,
1171, Columbia, MS             Offices, 5909 Hwy 49 S, Suite 10                                                           and beautiful shade tree. Back yard is fenced. House    fenced back yard. Landscaping to die for. 3.21 acres.
                                                                                                                                                                                  Make appointment today so you want be left out
                                                                                                                          is a must see, appraised at $69000.00 and will sell
39429. (TFN)                             Hattiesburg, MS                                                                  for $65000.00. Come and see this beautiful home.
A d v a n t a g e
Financial Services                   Phone 601-296-2960.
has an immediate
opening in Columbia,
MS      office.    Good
communication and                     HEMODIALYSIS TECHNICIAN
organization skills a                SILVER CREEK DIALYSIS UNIT
                                     (a service of Hattiesburg Clinic)                                                                    1026 Gill St.                                    145 Log Cabin Road
plus. Prior experience                                                                                                    I’AM PRICED RIGHT! COME GET ME. Can’t                   LOOKING FOR LAND AND HOME? 4 Bedroom,
preferred.            Fax                                                                                                 believe it unit you see me. I have 2Br/1Ba with         2 Bath brick ranch home on 26.3 acres of rolling
                                                                                                                          living room and dining. Kitchen up to date. lot size    pasture land and scattered trees. Home features
resumes to 985-748-               Technician needed for growing                                                           is 80 x 100.                                            1625 sq including the new addition. Property
5336 (5/5)                    outpatient unit in Silver Creek. On the                                                                                                             features good fencing for livestock, pond, barn and
                                                                                                                                                                                  pens. A great mini-farm.
Part-time         Sales,           job training provided. Monday-
great for retired person,
                                Wednesday-Friday work schedule.                                                               Dawn Carter                             Danon Jones                       Gerri Fortenberry
must be personable                                                                                                         REALTOR/Sales Agent                    REALTOR/Sales Agent                    REALTOR/Sales Agent
and enjoy working with        Excellent benefits including 401K plan
                                                                                                                             601-736-3359 (H)                       601-736-4375 (H)                        601-740-0176
people. Please call for           and competitive salary through                                                               441-2086 (C)                         601-906-8483 (C)
appt. Sparta Springs            Mississippi’s largest multispecialty
Water. 601-731-2510.           clinic. May apply in person Monday-                       May, 10, 11, and 12th.
(TFN)                           Friday 8-5 pm, Cloverleaf Medical
If you are reading            Plaza Building, Dialysis Administrative
this, others are too so
why not advertise?
Call 601-736-2611 to
                                Offices, Suite 10, Hattiesburg, MS
                                          Phone 296-2960,
start today.

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                                                                                                                PATRICIA COOPER
                                                                                                                                  R E A L E S TAT E
                                                                                                                      Patricia P. Cooper, Broker/Owner      State Certified Appraiser, #RA-188
                                                                                                              1 Bellewood Park                                                         (601) 736-6441
                                                                                                                                              NEW LISTINGS!
                                                                                                              • ORCHARD DR. - 3 BR/2.5 BA on large lot in excellent neighborhood. SOLD!
                                                                                                              • HWY 587 (FOXWORTH) - Older 3BR/1BA on 1.7 acres. Outbuilding. Pond. SOLD!
                                                                                                              • JUNIPER DRIVE - 3 BR/3 BA Executive home. SALE PENDING!
                                                                      Home for sale!                          • SANDALWOOD DR. - Custom built 4 BR/3.5BA on 1 acre. Lakefront, landscaped lot. REDUCED!
                                                                  Call us today about this beautiful          • SANDALWOOD - Lot only. Call for details.
                                                                                                              • CORNER TIDEWATER AND CANE COVE (CANEBRAKE) - Lot for patio home. Plans
                                                                  executive home in Ridgewood 4                 included. NEW LISTING!
                                                                  Bd. 3 Ba. exquisitely decorated             • CHURCH STREET - Lucrative business. Includes building, fixtures and equipment. Either
                                                                  you must see this one.                        building or business may be purchased separately. Serious inquiries only. NEW LISTING!
                                                                                                              • GOSS BUNKERHILL ROAD - 4 BR/2.5BA on 7.8 acres. Above ground pool. Screened
                                                                                                                back porch. NEW LISTING!
                                                                                                              • BROAD STREET - Residential lot. NEW LISTING!
                 COMMERCIAL COMPLEX                                  CAMP OR HOMESITE
                                                                                                              • GARDNER SHOPPING CENTER - Strip Mall. Call for information.
             315 Lafayette St. A Going enterprise             000 Firetower Rd. 2.32 acres asking
                                                          $7900 for all call office for directions and        • BROAD STREET - Large commercial building. Call for information.
        waiting for an investor who wants an instant                                                          • LAKESHORE DRIVE - Delightful 3 BR / 2 BA with roomy sun room and lovely pool on
                                                          more info.
        income. Call office for information. Asking                                                             corner lot. LEASE PURCHASE FOR QUALIFIED BUYER!
        $325,000                                               10.33 acres Goss area. $39,900                 • CHURCH STREET - Older 3 BR/2 BA with guest house in excellent location
                 FIRST TIME HOMEBUYER’S                   Columbia Schools                                      near downtown. LEASE PURCHASE FOR QUALIFIED BUYER!
                   CHEAPER THAN RENT                           200 acres mol 2500 to 2800 per acre            • KEYS AVENUE - 2 or 3 BR/2BA in excellent location.
                                                          planted in pines dear and turkey everywhere         • HICKORY BEND - Comfortable 3 BR/2 BA with large backyard and greenhouse. DRASTIC
             20 E Broad Street Foxworth Wow what                                                                REDUCTION!
        a Home 3Bd. 2 Ba Home screened front              will divide into 20 acres call office for info
                                                                                                              • MT SINAI ROAD - 2 BR/1BA house and 5 acres. BACK ON THE MARKET!
        porch Carport, Shed, Beautiful landscaped          100 acres park like setting will divide.           • OAK AVENUE - Comfortable 2BR/2BA with built-ins. Covered patio. Fenced.
        corner lot. Just enough updating to still feel                                                          Extra lot. NEW PRICE!
                                                                       YOUR DREAM HOME
        like home at Grandma’s house warm and                                                                 • BROADMOOR - 3 or 4 BR/2 BA with fenced backyard.
        cozy. Asking $77,500                                 73 North Lane Beautiful home at the end          • MORGANTOWN - Small house and large auxiliary building on 1 acre.
                                                          of a dead end Rd. Completely renovated                Call for information.
            804 Lafayette doll house waiting for a                                                            • CHURCH STREET - Recently updated 3BA/2BA. NEW PRICE!
                                                          including interior paint new central heat and
        new family Great back yard fenced with a                                                              • CHURCH STREET - 4BR/2BA cottage on deep lot. PRICED TO SELL!
                                                          air 4 Bd. 2 Ba. 39 ACRES Spring fed creek.
        large workshop for dad. Asking $69,900                                                                • BROAD STREET- Fixer upper on 1.3 acres in excellent location. NEW PRICE!
                                                          Asking $215,000. Call office for more info.
                                                                                                              • CORNER OF EVERGREEN & DAWSEY - Older house on large lot. Call for information.
            1221 Park Ave. Check this one out 3
                                                              Beautiful Log Home, Just listed Horse           • PINE COURT - New roof. New exterior siding. Interior partially renovated. DRASTICALLY
        bd.2 ba. Nice fenced back yard new floors
                                                          Ranch includes log home stable and 5 acres            REDUCED!
        new counter tops and much more the                                                                    • MORGANTOWN ROAD (FOXWORTH) - 1 or 2BR/1BA on 3 acres. Appliances,
                                                          On Hickory Ln. Call office for more info.
        perfect place to build your first nest.                                                                 furniture and riding lawnmower included. Beautiful setting. SOLD!
                                                               Lovely 4 bd 3 ba home in Ridgewood
             3318 Hwy 44 near Improve home in the                                                             • I-55 SOUTH & HWY 568 (OUTSIDE MAGNOLIA) - 122 acres mol. - Excellent access.
                                                          waiting for you $245,000. You won't
        process of construction framed you finish                                                               Ideal hunting ground. PRICE REDUCED!
                                                          believe how beautiful it is until you see it call
        what the seller started and take advantage                                                            • TRESTLE ROAD - 41 acres +/- with creek frontage.
                                                          us today for an appointment.
        of some sweat equity asking $52,000 but                                                               • MT SINAI ROAD - 76 acres, mol. Extensive Road Frontage.
        will look at all reasonable offers                Call the office for more information on             • MCCOMB - Prime commercial locations close to Interstate 55 and Highway 98. ONLY ONE
                                                          these and many more listings, we are                  LOCATION REMAINING!
                                                          here to help you.                                   • DALE STREET - 3.5 acres. Ideal for residential lots.
                                                                                                              • LYNCREST - Residential building site.
                                                                                                              • CORNER ORCHARD & GAIL - Residential building site. ASKING ONLY $13,500!
     Michelle Stanley                        Shelton Ball                                                     • BELLEWOOD - Residential building sites.
            (601) 441-6464                     (601) 441-8383                                                  VISIT OUR WEBSITE FOR DETAILS ON THESE AND OTHER PROPERTIES.
                                                                                                                      WE NEED LISTINGS! CALL FOR INFORMATION ON OTHER LISTINGS!
            Rita Shea                     Jan Cavanaugh                       John McNeese                     Patricia Cooper Broker / Appraiser / Owner ~ 601-441-8118
            (601) 441-1030                     (601) 441-5165                      (601) 441-7067
                                                                                                                Beverly B. Mikell Agent / Office Manager ~ 601-441-5013

                                             NEW LISTINGS:
     * 1206 BROAD STREET ~ Bargained priced at $30K. 5 BR/1.5 BA. approx. 1,500 sq. ft., Commercial or
     * 236 RAYNES RD. ~ 4 BR/3 BA country home on approx. 2 acres. Just off Hwy 13N. Very unique home.
     * 601 LAFAYETTE STREET ~ Remodeled 4 BR/2 BA very spacious home. 2 Lg. BR/1 BA upstairs. Open
        plan and a lg. fenced in backyard.
     * 1307 GILL STREET ~ 3 BR/2 BA updated home. Sm. Sunporch, Central A/H, cute kitchen w/ separate
        Dining Room and lg. deep lot.
      * 108 FRIENDSHIP ROAD ~ Updated 3 BR/2 BA brick home on approx. 1 acre. Approx. 1600 sq ft.,
        bonus room and open patio area.
     * 1325 MEADOWBROOK AVENUE ~ 3 BR/2 BA updated brick home on a lg. corner lot.
                                                CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT:
     * 1760 OLD HWY 35N ~ Looks can be deceiving with this 5 BR/4.5 BA home on approx 8.41 acres.
     * 1300 WILLOW DRIVE ~ Totally remodeled very spacious 3 BR/2 BA home. Located just off of North
       Park Ave.
     * 810 OAK AVE. ~ 2-3 BR/2 BA updated older home close to downtown. Approx. 1,700 sq. ft., all electric
       and on a deep lot. Seller paying $3,000 in closing cost. REDUCED!
     * 156 ARMSTRONG RD. ~ Newer 3 BR/2 BA brick home on approx. 1.94 City School acres. SOLD!
     * 817 PARK AVE. ~ Owner/Agent. 3 BR/1 BA home with central a/h, hw floors and lg. Lot. $40’s.
     * 913 GILL STREET ~ Owner/Agent. 2 BR/1 BA home w/ central a/h, lg. kitchen and dining area. $40’s.
     * 218 EAST RANKIN ST. ~ Owner/Agent. 2 BR/1 BA duplex. Easch has central a/h, laundry facilities and
       nice lot. $30’s.
     * 1401 WILLIAMS STREET ~ Newer 3 BR/2 BA brick home in the Keys Hill area.
     * 812 ROGERS AVE. ~ Duplex located on a corner lot. 3 BR/1 BA & 2 BR/1 BA, brick and carports.
     * 174 COLUMBIA-PURVIS RD. ~ Reduced and ready to sell. 3 BR/3 BA older remodeled home on 8 acres.
     * 403 WASHINGTON STREET ~ Updated 3-4 BR/2 BA brick home w/ fenced in backyard. $80’s.
     * 601 BROAD STREET ~ 2/3 BR/1 BA home zoned residential or commercial. $40’s.
     * 214 SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL AVE. ~ Commerical bldgs. on 3.5 acres. 100 x 40 bldg. has offices and
       lg. shop area, another lg. shop and all fenced.
     * 194 HARTFIELD RD. ~ 4 BR/2BA approx. 2800 sq. ft. home on a large lot.
     * 202 EAST RANKIN ~ 3 BR/1 BA brick home. Newer central a/h and roof. REDUCED!
     * 713 CHURCH ST. ~ 2 BR/1 BA foreclosed property. Priced to sell. Many Possibilities. REDUCED!
     * 1321 MEADOWBROOK AVE. ~ 2 BR/1.5 BA brick home. In Sunset Circle. Approx 1165 sq. ft., 58 x
       150 lot & $69,900.
     * 1700 RIDGEWOOD DR. ~ 3 BR/2 BA brick home on a lg. fenced-in lot. REDUCED!
     * 1422 OLD HWY 35 N. ~ Updated 3 BR/2 BA home on 3 city school acres. SALE PENDING!
     * MAYSON AVE. ~ 5 Lots, zoned General Commercial, located on Mayson Ave.
     * 911 BRANTON AVE. ~ Remodeled 2 BR/2 BA home. HW floors, luxury master bath & nice back deck.
     * 905 SUNSET CIRCLE ~ 3 BR/2 BA brick totally remodeled home on a corner lot. A Must See!!!
     * HWY 98 BY-PASS ~ Approx. 3 commercial acres close to Columbia Computers.
     * 8 AIRPORT ROAD ~ Comm. Metal Bldg. on 2.9 acres. Office area approx. 1510 sq. ft. w/8 rooms or
        offices, 1.5 BA, approx. 4090 sq. ft. in shop area including several roll-up doors. REDUCED!
     * 524 JONES LANE ~ Updated 3 BR/2 BA brick home on approx. 2.5 acres.
     * 703 WHITE STREET. ~ 2 BR/1 BA brick duplex. Near school and park. Great rental history. REDUCED!
     * 615 PARK AVENUE ~ 3BR/2BA brick home with garage apt. Lg. Kitchen, den w/gas logs. REDUCED!
     * 1107 MEADOWOOD DR. ~ 4BR/2BA spacious brick home. Approx. 2400 sq. ft. & on 2 lots. REDUCED!
     * 1007 BROAD ST ~ Totally remodeled historical home near school and park. Approx. 4564 sq. ft.
     * 813 EAST AVENUE ~ 3BR/2BA well kept older home. Central A/H & approx. 1700 sq. ft.
     * 83 QUAIL RUN RD. ~ 4-5BR/3BA, 2 yr. old nice country home on 3 acres.
     * PEARL STREET ~ Commercial lot for sale. 154x156 lot size, partially fenced.
     * 616 ALBERTA AVE. ~ Residential lot. 76x200, Corner of Alberta Ave. & Porter Street.
     * 403 LAFAYETTE ST. ~ 3BR/2BA brick home on a large corner lot. Near downtown. $50’s.
                                          WEST MARION SCHOOL DISTRICT:
     * 159 HWY 587, FOXWORTH ~ Commercial bldg. w/washateria, former Zelda’s Grocery and Grill.
     * COMMERCIAL PROPERTY, FOXWORTH. ~ Income producing carwash located on Hwy 98W on 1/2 acre.
     * 1179 HWY 35 S. ~ Remodeled 3 BR/2 BA 2 story home on 1/2 acre lot.
     * 1810 HWY 586, FOXWORTH ~ 2-2006, 32x76 manufactured bldgs. on 2.05 acres +/-.
     * TAYLOR RD. ~ Approx. 24 acres w/pond, planted pines in 10 yrs. & up. REDUCED!
                                          EAST MARION SCHOOL DISTRICT:
     * LAMPTON-HILLTOP RD. ~ Approx. 32 acres located just off Hwy 98E. Can be split.
     * 201 PACE RD. ~ 3 BR/2 BA country home on 38 +/- acres.
     * 211 WARD RD. ~ 3 BR/1.5 BA country home on 1 acre. Approx. 1,344 sq. ft., brick and all electric.
     * 28 DAY LANE ~ 2-3 BR/1BA brick home on 1 acre. Updated, open plan & partially fenced yard.
     * BIG BAY LOT ~ 1.27 acre corner lot in Big Bay. Bent Pebble Point Lot D-15. REDUCED!
                                                            May 5, 2011

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