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Aiken Standard (Newspaper) - April 14, 2011, Aiken, South Carolina H.S. ATHLETES COLLEGE BOUND *2B Thursday April 14,2011 Today’s Weather Vol. 145, No. 104 > on r« Local Son vee S inet — « 8(J > J High :«    80° ,4 s*. /y    *** 50° Full forecast 16C 500Woman accused of mailing drugs into jail By KAREN DAILY Staff writer An Aiken woman has been jailed at the very detention center into which local officials said she has been sneaking drugs through letters to an inmate. Tara Harlow, 38, of (hikcrest Lane in Aiken, is charged with one count of contraband in a detention facility and one count of distribution of a Schedule III controlled substance. The man she is accused of sending the drugs to has also been charged, said Capt. Troy Elwell, a sheriff’s office spokesman. Michael B. Moseley, 42, of 334 Wheat Road in Aiken, is charged With one count of contraband in a detention facility and one count of possession of a Schedule III controlled substance. He was arrested on a Family Court warrant on Jan. 26 for failure to pay as ordered. On April 11, deputies at the Aiken County detention center notified narcotics investigators of suspected narcotics found in mail that was being sent to an inmate, the captain said. Upon further investigation, deputies were able to identify the narcotics and confirmed the identity of the woman sending the mail and the narcotics, he said. Deputies searched the mail at the detention center and found more of the substance in Moseley’s possession, the captain said. Elwell said he believes Moseley was using the narcotics while incarcerated but has no evidence to suggest he was distributing the drugs. Contact Karen Daily at [email protected] com Harlow Moseley« Mickelson riAVoS reps endPatient at Hitchcock Healthcare paints with his feet photo use Artistic fec+worfc b By ASHLEEY WILLIAMSON Staff writer Travis C unningham is your average 11-year-old pre-teen; he enjoys playing soccer, practicing karate, playing checkers, fishing, playing piano. drawing, painting and is a big fan of die University of South Carolina Gamecocks. But things didn t sum out so average for the Saluda County ti I th-grader, as his mother Angela C unningham recalls the beginning of the life of her , first-bom son. “I had a wonderful pregnancy w uh Travis; I was never sick or anything, I felt good," said ( unningham. "I did start noticing - because I already Iud a 2 ycar-old that he wasn’t quite as active a* she was fin the womb), but I didn’t really think anything of it." It wasn't until tale day during a routine ultrasound that the Cunninghams would receive the news they nev cr could have imagined. “We had already seen his little head‘and heartbeat, but it was very shocking when they saw his legs, ( unningham ->aid, noting that the tech noticed Travis’ femur hones were a little shemcoed. and proceeded to tell them he may have trouble learning to w alk once he w as bom. “And then they started looking for his arms," said ( unningham. “And they were lust as shocked as we were - they just could not find any arms ... ai that point, she (the lech) just shut off the ultrasound machine.’ Atter calling in a doctor to confirm, the ( unningham s realized that little baby Travis, still dev eloping and growing in hiN mother’s womb, war going to be bom w ith no arms, “It was a big shock, bul I’m glad LIVING ON THE GO S«c Travis in adm, watch an attern** with his mother and more on this week* episode of “Uvinf on the Go.” Premieres TODAY at 6:30 p.m. on ASTV, Atlantic Broadband 95 Long before he began painting, Travis' mother said he has been drawing since he was 2 years old. Here, an example of a drawing he completed at school is shown. that we found old ahead of tune because it gave us time to prepare ourselves. We were pretty upset," said ( unningham, adding that neither she nor her husband were smokers or drinkers, and genetic testing could ma find any definite cause of tile unborn child's missing limbs But we just figured it was ( khI’s will and that lie had special plans for him. And he (Travis) was healthy otherwise, so that was the main thing." Please see PAINT, page BA Mickelson Start photos by Ashieey Williamson Eleven-year-old Travis Cunningham, who was bom with no arms, is seen painting an image with his foot. Since the beginning of March, Travis has been taking art lessons at Hitchcock Healthcare with local artist Melanie Miller Longshore. By HALEY HUGHES Staff writer Representatives for 2010 Masters champion Phil Mickelson have reportedly threatened Krispy Kreme with legal action after discovering the doughnut chain was using a picture of him on an in-store billboard display in Augusta without his permission. The picture of Mickelson in his green jacket was snapped last year by a Knspy Kreme employee when the professional golfer stopped at the location one day after winning the famed tournament and ordered 36 doughnuts. The picture was then tweeted to AOL’s Clay Travis and was prolifically circulated on the Internet. Various media outlets have reported that, apparently, the Augusta Krispy Kreme was using the picture with their own logo on an in-store billboard display. Celebrity gossip and entertainment news website broke the story Wednesday after learning that some of Mickelson’s representatives got w md of the display. "We’re told one of PhilN associates even paid a little v isit to the KK (Knspy Kreme) in question last week to make sure employees ■ removed every last picture - and threatened legal action if they 1 didn’t Please see PHOTO, page 14AWant to win a $50 gift card? ► Pick up Sunday’s Aiken Standard for a chance to win a gift card to Walgreens! Hint Local knowledge wi be necessary to win Quiz Bowl team earns bid to nationals Everman Breland,Aiken Deaths and Funerals IBA Calendar SC Classifieds 4B Crossword 4C Comics 3C Dear Abby 4C Horoscopes 4C Markets 12A Movie Listings SC Nation/World 12A Obituaries 6A Opinions 13A Puzztes 4C Sports IB TV Listings 2C By ROB NOVIT Senior writer New Ellenton Middle School, with an enrollment a little more than 220, probably wasn’t on the Quiz Bowl radar. Until now. Four eighth-graders Cameron Stephens^ /ach Clave, Nick Clevenger and Jared Stephens - are headed to Chicago with coach Bonnie McNeil! next month for a national N AQT Quiz Bow l competition Last month ti ley qualified for the tournament by w inning a saute championship - going unbeaten in IO matches against five other teams, including Aiken Middle School, at Donnan High School ai Spartanburg. “We’re such a small school Clevenger said proudly, that some of the teams had to Knik us up on a map.” In the IO matches, Stephenson answered 68 tossup quest Kins correctly good for 680 points and njore than 300 points higher than anybody else in the tournament, McNeill said. Overall, they outscored their opponents 2,980 points to 1,660. "These academic team kids are so much fun rn be annual," she said. “They are unique in their own ways and are finding out what they are truly capable of doing Earlier rn the state meet, New Ellenton had handily defeated Dawkins Middle School a leader school of IX milan, unacademic learn powerhouse for years. McNeill said she w arned her team members that Dawkins would pm up a fight in tile final match, and she was right Please see BOWL, page 14A Start photo by Rob Novi Pictured, from left, are Nick Clevenger, Zach Clave, Cameron Stephenson and Jared Stephens ;