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Tuesday | September 18, 2018

Citizen-led change investigates
Suspect charged with
aggravated assault,
victim with possession
of weapon by felon

Lowndes County sheriff’s dep-

uties are investigating a weekend
shooting at Applewood Apartments
on Yorkville Road.
Bennie Will Harris Jr., 24, has
been charged with aggravated as-
sault for shooting at an occupied
vehicle at the apartment complex
Sunday. One of the victims who
spoke to investigators, Edwin Da-
vid Williams, 29, has been charged
with possession of a weapon by a
According to the LCSO inci-
dent report, deputies received a
call about the shooting and found
Williams and another man in a ve-
hicle matching a description of one
involved in the shooting. The dep-
Deanna Robinson/Dispatch Staff uty noticed an injury on Williams’
Matt Bogue, co-chair for the Lowndes Community Foundation, outlines five key focus areas for Columbus and hand. While the two tried to claim
Lowndes County during an interview at The Dispatch on Friday. The foundation formed a steering committee at first Williams had been injured
broken into task forces centered on poverty, education, community engagement, crime/addiction and leadership
vision for the future. These task forces are the next step in a process that started with the foundation’s communi- while fixing a roof, they later said
ty conversation in March where roughly 200 people attended. their vehicle had been shot and that
Williams was on his way home to
report it.

Lowndes Community Foundation organizes Deputies later found a revolver

Williams left at the scene.
See Shooting, 3A

task forces to combat key challenges locally

By Zack Plair assembled a steering committee LCF-selected steering committee

Woman treated of dozens of community leaders to met Wednesday at Lion Hills Cen-

begin that process. ter and broke into five “task forces”
uilding a bet- Inside Enter the hammers, or at least focused on five key areas: poverty,

for internal
ter community, n OUR VIEW:
some of them. This steering education, crime/addiction, com-
according to A community
committee’s job now is to help find munity engagement and leadership
Matt Bogue, starts conversation
more. vision for the future.
with supplying nails becomes com-
to the people with
munity action.
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“(We have) people from busi-
ness, people from education, peo-
Wednesday’s roughly 90-minute
session was the first of what Bogue
injuries after
Lowndes Coun-
ty Foundation has the nails — in
the form of grant funds it hopes
ple from social service, people from
all walks of life,” said Bogue, who is
co-chair for the LCF board and vice
hopes will be three meetings to
identify tangible solutions in those
key areas. He said each task force
being hit by ATV
to invest in community causes, as president for Dutch Oil. “These are is asked to form its own “agenda”
well as the willingness to organize people who are engaged and very and report their findings next Suspect allegedly
invested in Columbus and Lowndes month to the full steering commit-
a collaborative effort in identifying
and addressing community chal- County. It’s a solid group.” tee.
intentionally hit woman
lenges. To the latter end, LCF has About 44 members of the See Foundation, 6A DISPATCH STAFF REPORT

One woman was hospitalized

and a man jailed after he allegedly
intentionally hit her with an all-ter-
rain vehicle over the weekend.

One dead in fatal Lowndes County fire Henry Lee Mayfield Jr., 25, of
3610 W. Lindsey Ferry Road, has
been charged with leaving the
Coroner: Cause of death could be thermal bus Air Force Base. The call
came in just before 4 p.m.
He added the fire stayed
mainly contained to where
scene with injuries.
Deputies with Lowndes County
injuries, has not made official ruling Hall was pronounced dead
at the scene.
Hall was and didn’t totally en- Sheriff’s Office responded to a hit-
and-run Sunday afternoon, where
gulf the mobile home.
While Merchant has not of- a woman said she was standing by
Dispatch Staff Report confirmed to The Dispatch Lowndes County Sheriff’s
ficially ruled on Hall’s cause Longstreet Road when she spotted
that Tommy Lee Hall, 68, Office Chief Deputy Marc an ATV coming toward her. The
of death, he said it was either
A Lowndes County man is died in his home. thermal injuries or health Miley confirmed Lowndes victim said she stepped off the side
dead after his mobile home Lowndes County author- problems caused or aggravat- authorities responded to the of the road into a ditch and the vehi-
caught fire Monday after- ities responded to the fire ed by the fire such as a heart scene but they do not believe cle veered off the road and hit her.
noon. at Shaw’s Mobile Homes off attack. Merchant has ruled the fire was criminal in na- The victim said she believed
Coroner Greg Merchant Highway 373 south of Colum- out smoke inhalation. ture. See Hit-and-run, 3A

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Say What?
Did you hear? “You go back and look at some of the film from last year
and Keith made some dynamic and explosive carries.”
‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Mrs. MSU football coach Joe Moorhead, talking about wide receiv-
er Keith Mixon, who had four catches for 80 yards Saturday

Maisel’ triumph at Emmys

in a 56-10 victory against Louisiana-Lafayette. Story, 1B.

Showdown between Kavanaugh,

By LYNN ELBER Girls”), nabbed writing
AP Television Writer and directing awards.
Claire Foy of “The
LOS ANGELES — Am- Crown” and Matthew

accuser scheduled for next week

azon’s “The Marvelous Rhys of “The Americans”
Mrs. Maisel” became the won top drama acting
first streaming series to Emmys, their first tro-
win top Emmy comedy
honors and HBO’s “Game
phies for the roles and
Kavanaugh said he
of Thrones” recaptured
the best drama series
last chance to claim them,
with Foy’s role as Queen
Elizabeth II going to an-
wanted to ‘refute this Trump Jr. mocks sexual assault claim
award Monday at a cere-
mony that largely slighted
other actress and Rhys’
show wrapped.
false allegation, from against Supreme Court nominee
its most ethnically diverse
field of nominees ever.
The field bested by 36 years ago, and By JONATHAN LEMIRE
Foy included last year’s The Associated Press
With the exception of
“Saturday Night Live,” winner Elisabeth Moss defend my integrity’ NEW YORK — President Donald Trump’s eldest son on Monday
broadcast shows were for “The Handmaid’s
Tale” and Sandra Oh of By ALAN FRAM and LISA MASCARO appeared to mock the sexual assault allegations against his father’s
shut out of the top awards The Associated Press nominee for the Supreme Court.
as 21st-century platforms “Killing Eve,” who would
have been the first actor Christine Blasey Ford, a college professor, has come forth with an
continued to overshadow WA S H I N G T O N allegation that Judge Brett Kavanaugh, the president’s nominee, as-
traditional network fare of Asian descent to get a
— Republicans are saulted her at a party more than 30 years ago. Kavanaugh denied the
like “This Is Us.” top drama award. forging ahead with
“This wasn’t supposed charges, releasing a statement Monday that he was willing to speak to
HBO, which had ceded plans for a Senate a Senate panel to “refute” the allegation.
its top-dog status in total to happen,” said a startled hearing they had
Foy. She played the young Donald Trump Jr. posted an image on Instagram with the caption
nominations for the first hoped to avoid on a “Judge Kavanaugh sexual assault letter found by Dems...”
time in 17 years in July British queen who, as the woman’s claims that
series continues, will be The photo attached shows a crumpled-up piece of notebook paper
(108, to Netflix’s 112), Brett Kavanaugh sex- with a scribbled message: “Hi Cindy will you be my girlfriend, Love
ended up in a tie for wins shown advancing in years. ually assaulted her Kavanaugh Bret.” The note has boxes to check for “yes” or “no” and seems to com-
with the streaming ser- “Game of Thrones,” when were high schoolers, hoping pare Kavanaugh’s accuser to a schoolyard crush.
vice at 23 each. which sat out last year’s to salvage the judge’s endangered Trump Jr. also “liked” a tweet from conservative actor James Woods
“The Marvelous Mrs. Emmys because of sched- Supreme Court nomination with which compared the accusation to a #MeToo “lynching.” Woods later
Maisel,” a freshman sit- uling, won its third best a risky, nationally televised show- deleted the tweet.
com about an unhappy drama trophy despite down between him and his accuser. Republican Rep. Billy Long of Missouri also took to Twitter to mock
1950s homemaker liber- competition from defend- Republicans reversed course and the accusation, retweeting a message from another user who posted a
ated by stand-up comedy, ing champ “The Hand- agreed to the hearing in the face of black-and-white photo of a little boy kissing a little girl on the forehead.
earned best actress hon- maid’s Tale.” growing demands by GOP senators “Exhibit A. Democrat evidence against Brett Kavanaugh 1963,” the
ors for star Rachel Bros- “Thank you for letting to hear directly from Kavanaugh post reads.
nahan. us take care of your peo- and Christine Blasey Ford, now a Trump Jr. has long been the Trump child most in touch with the
Her castmate Alex Bor- ple,” “Game of Thrones” psychology professor in California. president’s most ardent voters. He seems to relish the button-pushing,
stein earned the support- producer D.B. Weiss said Their sworn testimony, certain to be asserting or trolling Tweet.
ing actress trophy and the to George R.R. Martin, conflicting and emotive, will offer a
series creator, Amy Sher- whose novels and their campaign-season test of the political
man-Palladino (“Gilmore characters fuel the drama. potency of a #MeToo movement both were teenagers in the early ducted by committee staffers. Dem-
that has already toppled prominent 1980s, an intoxicated Kavanaugh ocrats refused to participate, saying
men from entertainment, govern- trapped her in a bedroom, pinned the seriousness of the charges mer-
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ings of four women knew
Authorities fear more deaths at the
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LAREDO, Texas — A
U.S. Border Patrol super-
the victims and targeted
them for their vulnerabil-
hands of agent remain undiscovered
ity, authorities said Mon- Office. “So he took that op- because they had nabbed
FIVE-DAY FORECAST FOR THE GOLDEN TRIANGLE day, as some feared more portunity to commit this the right suspect. But he
deaths at the hands of the crime.” was less sure that no other
agent remained undiscov- Authorities said Ortiz victims of Ortiz, who had
ered. grew convinced police worked for Border Patrol
TONIGHT WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY Though investigators were closing in on him, for a decade, would be dis-
Clear and humid Mostly sunny and very A stray afternoon A t-storm in spots in the A shower and didn’t detail Juan David amassing weapons at his covered.
warm thunderstorm afternoon thunderstorm around “We’re not confident of
Ortiz’s history with the home for a possible con-
69° 94° 70° 94° 72° 91° 71° 90° 70° women, who were be- frontation. In the end, of- that,” he said, but assured
ALMANAC DATA lieved to have been sex ficers attempted to appre- the public investigators
Columbus Monday workers, they said he hend him at a gas station, were scouring Ortiz’s
TEMPERATURE HIGH LOW knew them before killing but he fled to a nearby history in case any other
Monday 94° 70°
Normal 87° 63° them and leaving their hotel parking lot. They crimes may be linked.
Record 102° (1980) 47° (1961) bodies by rural Texas said Ortiz tried to make Fear of additional vic-
PRECIPITATION (in inches) roadsides during a 10-day his cellphone appear like tims is particularly haunt-
Monday 0.00
Month to date 5.02 string of violence. a weapon in hopes of be- ing for sex workers, in-
Normal month to date 2.03 “He had the trust of ing shot by officers, but cluding Christa Daring,
Year to date 45.42
most of the victims that he was captured without executive director of Sex
Normal year to date 39.90
were involved in this kill- incident around 2 a.m. on Workers Outreach Proj-
In feet as of Flood 24-hr. ing,” said Chief Deputy Saturday.
7 a.m. Mon. Stage Stage Chng. Federico Garza of the Garza said he was confi- organization routinely
Amory 20 11.50 +0.12
Webb County Sheriff’s dent “the killings will stop” hears stories of women
Bigbee 14 3.32 -0.01 Shown are tomorrow’s noon positions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for the day.
Columbus 15 4.65 -0.04 preyed on by law enforce-
ment officers and that it
Showers T-Storms Rain Flurries Snow Ice Cold Warm Stationary Jetstream
Fulton 20 7.47 -0.02 -10s -0s 0s 10s 20s 30s 40s 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s 110s
Tupelo 21 1.05 -0.01 WED THU WED THU seemed plausible there
were other victims of Or-
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7 a.m. Mon. Capacity Level Chng. Boston 65/58/pc 67/58/pc Orlando 92/75/pc 91/75/t
Aberdeen Dam 188 163.37 +0.12
“Typically somebody
Stennis Dam 166 136.61 +0.12 Honolulu 89/75/s 89/77/pc Raleigh 87/66/s 84/64/s who has this kind of ac-
Bevill Dam 136 136.28 -0.12 Jacksonville
Salt Lake City
cess to really vulnerable
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The solunar period indicates peak feeding times for
fish and game. more than two weeks,”
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Longview Road work to start in spring

“If we execute this or-
Oktibbeha has funds to pave 2 miles der tonight, we’ll bid this
of State Aid road west of Starkville job in the spring,” Clyde
said. “We’ll go to con-
By Alex Holloway safety shoulder, when it struction in the spring.” was going to be federally Longview Road has
funded. However, he said been a target for paving
The long-delayed the county can’t afford to for several years. Super-
Longview Road paving build a road that wide, and visors had intended to
project is a step closer to the Office of State Aid al- pave the road this term,
becoming reality after lowed the county to move and the project received
county supervisors ap- ahead with a 22-foot-wide approval from the Office
proved a board order for it chip seal county road of State Aid in July 2016.
Monday evening. without jeopardizing fu- However, supervisors
County Engineer ture federal funding. He de-obligated the State
Clyde Pritchard, who up- said the road will include Aid money in early June
dated supervisors on the drainage suitable for if due to a lack of federal
project’s status, said the the project gets federal Surface Transportation
county can pave about Program funding, which Alex Holloway/Dispatch Staff
funding and is widened in
two miles combined from was supposed to pay for Oktibbeha County Engineer Clyde Pritchard talks to county supervisors about a
the future. board order to authorize moving ahead paving Longview Road. The project, which
the east and west ends of 80 percent of the project.
“If the federal dollars Pritchard said could go to bid in the spring, will see the county pave about two miles
Longview Road. He said Without that funding,
become available, we’ve of Longview Road.
that will let the paved sec- the county lacked the
already got the drains in
tion extend on the west monetary means to com- just bring it all together,”
place,” Pritchard said.
side from Highway 12 to a plete the entire roughly Trainer said. “That would
“We don’t have to decon-
bridge over Talking War- $5.4 million project. be my suggestion.”
struct anything we’ve
rior Creek, and on the The State Aid money However, Montgomery
done right now. We’ll
east side from Highway also has to be used by the
come back on top of that and Miller said they were
25 to about 1,000 feet past end of the current board
with an asphalt overlay, satisfied with the work
Horsely Lane. term, which is Dec. 31,
widen it out and we’re the county has planned
Pritchard said the Of- 2019, or the county will
good to go.” for. Montgomery said he
fice of State Aid has al- lose it.
District 1 Supervisor didn’t want to raise taxes
lowed the county to move John Montgomery, who to push for the completion
ahead with a partial pav- shares jurisdiction of the Mixed reviews over of the road.
ing of the road, which is road with District 4 Su- issuing bonds to “We can’t keep run-
an unusual permission.
“We’ve actually got
pervisor Bricklee Miller, complete road ning to the taxpayers and
upping, upping, upping
said he was pleased to While supervisors
State Aid to say, ‘Hey we see the project could go discussed the project, or we’re gonna run every
agree with what y’all are ahead without jeopardiz- Board President Orlan- business we have in this
trying to do,’” Pritchard ing future work. do Trainer town off,” Montgomery
said. “If our numbers “That’s the beauty of suggested said.
come in good, if our bids this,” he said. “When we the county Miller, speaking after
are good, we’ll extend it a started this, I didn’t want issue bonds the meeting, said she’s
little further if we can.” to start with something to pave happy to see the project
Oktibbeha County we’d put down and have to the rest of finally moving forward.
has allocated about $1.8 pull up. That’s something the road. “It’s wonderful that it
million for the project, you’d have to, in essence, Pritchard actually is for sure mov-
split between $886,000 tear up and cost you that said the Trainer ing forward,” she said.
in State Aid money, much more.” county is “We know now how far we
$255,000 in county mon- Supervisors approved already paving the most can go with the allotted
ey and $750,000 in BP oil the board order for the expensive sections of money that we have,” she
spill settlement money project 4-0, with District Longview Road, and put- said. “It’s very exciting
the State Legislature re- 3’s Marvell Howard ab- ting in chip seal on the that this is happening this
cently approved for the sent from Monday’s meet- rest of the road would cost way without us having to
project. ing. With the approval, about $600,000. raise taxes.”
Pritchard said the road Pritchard said, the coun- “We’ve got to put
was initially supposed to ty can start work in the county money in it any-
be 33 feet wide, with a spring. way, so we might as well

Protesters removed from Miss. budget hearing

prisons in August.
Protesters accused MDOC Corrections Commissioner Pelicia
of killing inmates after 16 Hall told lawmakers she thinks two of
those were inmates were killed by other
people died in state prisons prisoners. She said many of those who
died had chronic conditions, including
in August heart problems or cancer.
“There’s nothing sinister about those
By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS deaths occurring,” Hall told members of
The Associated Press
the Joint Legislative Budget Committee.
Gunn asked if 16 deaths for one
JACKSON — About a half-dozen pro-
testers disrupted a state budget hearing month is normal. Hall said the August
Monday by unfurling a banner accusing numbers were “abnormally high.” The
the Mississippi Department of Correc- Mississippi prison system had 78 deaths
tions of killing inmates. in 2017 and has had 57 or 58 so far this
One protester yelled: “MDOC kills!” year, she said.
Another yelled: “Fund restorative jus- The 14-member Joint Legislative
tice!” Budget Committee held public hearings
“Sir, this is not the time nor the place. Monday to ask questions of a few state
This is a budget hearing,” state House agency directors about their requests
Speaker Philip Gunn said, gaveling for for the 2020 budget year, which begins
order. July 1.
The protesters continued yelling as Mississippi’s current budget is just
state police officers escorted them out of over $6 billion. The budget office says
the budget hearing in the Woolfolk state that for first two months of the fiscal
office building near the state Capitol. year, state revenue was $17.8 million, or
Sixteen people died in Mississippi 2.6 percent, higher than predicted.

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Other witnesses identi- Lowndes County Circuit
fied Harris as the shooter Court records indicate.
and he was arrested early Harris’ bond has been
the next morning. set at $25,000 and Wil-
Williams has twice liams’ at $15,000. Both are
been convicted of non-vi- still in custody at Lown-
olent felonies — in 2011 des County Adult Deten-
and 2016, respectively — tion Center. Harris Jr. Williams

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Mayfield hit her intention- told inves- The victim was tak-
ally, according to a LCSO tigators en to Baptist Memorial
incident report. She added Mayfield Hospital-Golden Triangle
Mayfield then got off his offered to where she underwent sur-
ATV and began to drag help get the gery for an internal injury
her toward her vehicle, victim into to her liver.
only to let her go when the house Mayfield is currently in
her daughter ran out of but the custody at Lowndes Coun-
the house to check on her. d a u g h t e r Mayfield Jr. ty Adult Detention Center.
The victim’s daughter declined. His bond has not been set.
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Our View

A community conversation becomes community action

When the Lowndes County a problem. Practical, measur- first meeting. is what the LCF proposes to challenges we face, of course.
Foundation held a “community able steps toward solutions There are two ideas that we do. Nor does it suggest that any
conversation,” at the Trotter must follow. find particularly promising. The other idea is to change of the problems can be solved
Center in March, there were Now, six months after that First, there is an understand- how we think about our quickly or easily.
two competing perceptions — meeting, we have solid rea- ing that you can’t eat an community, ourselves and our It will take persistence, and
hope and skepticism. sons to believe what started elephant in one bite. All of issues. a positive, can-do attitude is
There was no doubt that the as a conversation will result in the five challenges are large We put special emphasis the food that nurtures per-
200 residents who turned out actual change. and complex. What the LCF on the word, “our.” When the sistence.
for the event, representing a Wednesday, the LCF took proposes is to focus on small- community sees all of these Our community faces many
diverse cross-section of our its next practical step, assem- er, more manageable com- issues are “our issues,” we challenges.
community, had the very best bling a steering committee of ponents of each problem and are far more likely to seek But we also have great
intentions in trying to identify 44 citizens from all walks of devote resources toward each. solutions rather than ascribe assets.
the challenges our community life to begin to address each There are resources available blame. All the raw materials re-
faces — everything from pov- of the issues identified in that — since 2005, the LCF has For too long, our attitude quired to meet our challenges
erty and crime to education spring meeting. awarded $109,000 in funding about our challenges has are at our disposal.
and community engagement While it is true that there to 37 organizations in Lown- focused on pointing fingers, As Robert Frost wrote, “But
to leadership and vision. has never been a statue des County. Using those funds which has created an almost I have promises to keep, And
That so many gathered to erected of a committee, we to target specific aspects of palpable sense of defeatism in miles to go before I sleep, And
participate was encouraging. are encouraged by the stated these problems represents a our community. miles to go before I sleep.”
But, of course, we had focus of this group, which coordinated, practical ap- It’s time, past time in fact, The LCF has started us
heard it all before, many times will feature subcommittees proach. to dispense with that nega- on that long journey toward a
in fact. to address each of the five How do you eat an ele- tivity. That does not mean better community for future
It is not enough to identify challenges identified in that phant? One bite at a time. This ignoring or minimizing the generations.

Letter to the editor Cartoonist view

Voice of the people

Remembering a successful Tennessee
Williams Tribute
I just last week was in Columbus as the
featured guest of the 17th Annual Tennessee
Williams Tribute. It was heart warming to see
that this important festival in the hometown
of America’s greatest playwright continues to
entertain, inform and inspire.
Events began on Friday, September 7th,
at the beautiful Three Sisters Pie Company.
This intimate venue was the perfect site for
talented local readers to share poems, not only
by Williams but also their original work. The
quality of the writing and the performances
was remarkable, and host CJ Salazer did a
remarkable job. The poetry event was followed
by the Annual Stella Shouting Contest. Host-
ed by Gloria J. Herriott at her beautiful store,
Hollyhocks, contestants ranged from toddlers
to adults. Shouters called out “Stella” to a local
woman dressed in a red vintage slip perched
on the ornate wrought iron New Orleans style
balcony above the entrance of the store. Judges
for this event even included Columbus Mayor
Robert Smith. Noah Taylor was this the winner
of the event.
A free showing of the classic film, “A Street-
car Named Desire” followed at the Rosenzweig
Arts Center. Saturday morning began with a
free breakfast and a lively discussion hosted
by arts writer Christopher Blank. The 2018
Scholars Award was presented to Dr. Stuart
Mississippi VOICES

Large ‘something for nothing’ crowd

Noel, founder of the Truman Capote Literary
Society and instructor at Georgia State Uni-
versity. Four scholars honored in earlier years

often overlooked
were in attendance which resulted in a very
entertaining and lively discussion. Dr. Noel’s
good friend, Princess Tina Radziwill, also
contributed to the event, sharing stories of her OXFORD — It’s the than 15 million meals, about an elderly woman I’d see
mother, Lee Radziwill, and their very good season for storms to line sandwiches and snacks on my way to work. Her morning
family friend, Truman Capote. up in the Atlantic and to other volunteers and routine consisted of a neighborhood
The breakfast ended in time to allow people Pacific, seeming to take displaced residents in walkabout, always with a garbage
to head over to the beautiful historic home, aim. TV weatherfolk South Mississippi. In bag to fill with whatever people
Whitehall, owned by Dr. and Mrs. Joe Boggess, become hyper-animated dollars and cents, their had tossed from their car windows
to watch scenes from Tennessee Williams over how awful every- 10 million volunteer overnight. One time, she was asked
plays performed on their lovely front porch. thing is going to be — hours calculated to a why she thought people littered.
Local actors, overseen by Laura Beth Berry, which is too often true. labor value of $143 mil- Her answer was, “Well, I guess
gave wonderful performances. A free showing What’s missing from lion on top of the $381 they think someone else will pick it
of the movie “Boom” was shown once again the big picture is the million provided in cash up.” Then she smiled and added, “I
at the Omnova Theatre. This rarely-seen film small picture of individ- support. guess that person is me.”
starring Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton and uals and small groups Charlie Mitchell How do media organi- There are people who visit
Noel Coward based on Williams play “The Milk helping both in times of zations miss this? nursing homes, sometimes taking
Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore,” was both disaster and in everyday Well, they don’t. Vol- treats. They sit with and listen to
entertaining and bizarre. life. unteers are mentioned, usually, in a stories being told by people who
The Moon Lake Gala on Saturday night was An inherent flaw in media sweeping way. Sometimes there are haven’t had anyone to talk with for
the highlight of the Festival. The entertainment reporting is to write large and, in specific stories such as the Cajun weeks. There are citizens who see
in the began with a powerful scene from a so doing, fail to document the real Navy that boated house-to-house a section of fence at the peewee
recent production at Le Petit Thetre du Vieux difference-makers. around Houston as water rose from baseball field has fallen down who
Carre in New Orleans of “A Streetcar Named By habit or necessity, journalists Hurricane Harvey’s rainstorms. go out and put it back up. There are
Desire.” This was followed by my own produc- turn to government sources or the Overall, though, the media do organizers of festivals and celebra-
tion of “Truman Talks Tallulah and Tennessee,” big-name humanitarian groups gloss over volunteerism in favor of tions whose only desire is to build
which tells the story of the wild friendships such as the Red Cross and Salvation official statements from the gover- community pride. There are people
between Capote, Tallulah Bankhead, and Wil- Army. Nothing against them, but if nor or the disaster chief or others who feed a lost pet and fire up Face-
liams. The packed house gave the evening’s you watch the excellent Mississippi serving in official capacities. It’s book to find the owner.
entertainment a rousing standing ovation. Sun- Public Broadcasting documentary a natural process — not bashing In good times and bad, the fabric
day morning, a special sermon was delivered about Hurricane Katrina it’s evident my friends — but it creates a false of our society is held together by
by the Very Reverend Anne Harris at St. Paul’s that the first first responders were narrative about what really happens individuals, small groups, foun-
Episcopal Church. This church was the place neighbors and churches and civic street to street, house to house. dations and such that don’t want
Tennessee Williams was baptized by his grand- clubs. They raised the first flags of Because we are such a me- something for nothing and instead
father, Reverend Walter Dakin of St. Pauls Epis- hope, comforted those who had lost dia-centered culture, this false offer something for nothing. Not
copal Church. A final festival event allowed everything by sharing whatever narrative or incomplete picture of only does it need to be known,
people to tour two beautiful apartments, owned they had. how our society really works, is it needs to be factored into our
by Ruth Berry, which have been renovated in I’m told that groups of eight or 10 too often accepted as completely self-assessment.
downtown Columbus’s historic buildings. from all across America showed up, accurate. It makes us appear to be Too often the very real temp-
My only wish list for future festivals would hauling trailers with grills, tanks a coarse, fault-finding society when tation is to believe Mississippi is
be to have some events happen, as they did in of water and food. They set up, the truth is very different. in big trouble and no one is doing
years past, on the beautiful W campus, perhaps cooked, served and left once more We hear or see a story about anything about it. The very dif-
including a full length Tennessee Williams reliable supply lines were created. dropout rates or test scores and ferent reality is that just as after
play. No one took their picture. No immediately find an official to Katrina, just as after the floods and
This was a Festival that the whole town of one knows, for sure, who they blame or ask what’s being done to tornadoes of this decade, people are
Columbus can be very proud of. My congratu- were. Mennonites? Woodmen of the fix what’s broken. It’s a safe guess helping each other in whatever way
lations to Jerry Fortenberry, Marthalie Porter, World? The Peoria Kiwanis Club? though, that every public school they are able and with no expec-
Dr. Keith Gaskin, Christopher Blank, and all Frank’s Poker Club? district in Mississippi has one or tation of thanks or reward. It’s a
the terrific volunteers for their splendid work In their book, “America’s Great more retirees who are working one- crucial part of who we are.
in carrying on this festival founded by Brenda Storm,” Haley Barbour and Jere on-one to help the child of a relative Charlie Mitchell is an associate
Caradine and others over 17 years ago. Nash attempted to tally the value of or neighbor do better. They are dean of journalism at the University
Joel Vig the volunteers. Nonprofit and faith- difference-makers. of Mississippi. Email reaches him at
New York City based organizations served more Whenever I see litter, I think
The Dispatch • Tuesday, September 18, 2018 5A

What’s happening: Water will haunt Carolinas after Florence

Florence is being blamed for at least 20 deaths in the Carolinas help relief efforts
■ Safe now: North Caroli-
still to come amid the swelling
rivers and flooding from Flor-
By JENNIFER K AY ■ Damage estimates: $17 na’s governor says 2,600 peo- ence’s crawl across both states.
The Associated Press By the numbers billion to $22 billion in lost ple and 300 animals had been So far, several people have died
■ Storm deaths: Florence rescued
economic output and property after being swept up in the
MIAMI — Like hurricanes is being blamed for at least 20 ■ Blocked: 1,200 North Car-
damage, according to econo- stormwaters, and falling trees
Harvey and Katrina before it, deaths in the Carolinas, and olina roads closed, including
mists at Moody’s Analytics have killed two small children.
Florence will be remembered Typhoon Mangkhut has killed 357 primary roads
■ Evacuations: Tens of thou-
for unleashing a staggering at least 69 people in the Philip- sands ordered out of commu- ■ City underwater: 4,300
amount of water over a vast pines and China. nities along North Carolina’s homes in New Bern, North Explaining the danger
area. The flooding unfolded just ■ Heavy rains: Nearly 36 Carolina, inundated by flood- Experts say people likely
steadily rising rivers, while
as forecasters expected, but inches of rain has fallen over ing, or one-third of the entire got complacent about Florence
over 2.4 million people in
many residents in the Carolinas Elizabethtown, North Caroli- southern China’s Guangdong number of homes in the city because a scale that only cat-
still seemed caught off guard as na, and other towns have seen province were warned to es- ■ Grounded: about 200 U.S. egorizes hurricanes by wind
they were plucked off a vehicle’s roughly 30 inches of rainfall cape Mangkhut flights canceled Monday, down strength. Water is responsible
roof or pulled by boat from their since Thursday ■ To the rescue: Over 1,000 sharply from the 3,500 can- for the vast majority of deaths
flooded homes. Whether they ■ High water: The Cape search-and-rescue personnel celed from Wednesday through in hurricanes and tropical
were just stubborn, short of re- Fear River is set to crest at 62 with 36 helicopters and over Sunday storms, but that hazard isn’t
sources to leave or believed they feet on Tuesday 200 boats were working in included in the system that
had already seen worse devasta- ■ In the dark: About 500,000 North Carolina, and the De- Florence’s victims forecasters used when they de-
tion, all will be haunted by what outages, mostly in North Caro- fense Department assigned Officials in the Carolinas are scribed the storm as a “Catego-
the water has swept away. lina 13,500 military personnel to worried about what deaths are ry 1 hurricane” at landfall.

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Margaret Shelton, 66, Arrangements are
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died Sept. 16, 2018, at incomplete and will be
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p.m. for Sunday and Monday Baptist Memorial Hos- announced by Carter’s Jarvis of Caledonia, MS; daughter, Deborah
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2 million US teens are vaping marijuana Compliments of

Lowndes Funeral Home
Number is worrying ‘because cannabis use among youth and memory and may
impair later academic
can adversely affect learning and memory and may
Chris Brigham
achievement and educa-
tion,” said lead research-
impair later academic achievement and education’ er Katrina Trivers of the
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lead researcher Katrina Trivers Centers for Disease Con- Newell William “Chris” Brigham, III, age 61,
trol and Prevention. of Tupelo, MS, formerly of Columbus, MS, passed
By CARLA K. JOHNSON used them to get high. Drug Administration Students who said they away September 13, 2018, at North Mississippi
AP Medical Writer Vaping is generally gave the five largest e-cig- lived with a tobacco user Medical Center of Tupelo.
considered less danger- arette makers 60 days to were more likely than oth- A memorial service will be Thursday, Septem-
A school-based sur- ous than smoking, be- produce plans to stop un- ers to report vaping mar- ber 20, 2018, at 11:00 AM at St. Paul’s Episcopal
vey shows nearly 1 in 11 cause burning tobacco derage use of their prod- ijuana. Church of Columbus with Rev. Anne Harris of-
U.S. students have used or marijuana generates ucts. It’s unclear whether ficiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the
marijuana in electronic chemicals that are harm- Nearly 9 percent of marijuana vaping is in- service. Memorial Gunter Peel Funeral Home &
cigarettes, heightening ful to lungs. But there is students surveyed in creasing among teens or
health concerns about the
Crematory, College St. location is in charge of ar-
little research on e-ciga- 2016 said they used an holding steady. The de-
new popularity of vaping rangements.
rettes’ long-term effects, e-cigarette device with vices have grown into a
among teens. multi-billion industry, but
Mr. Brigham was born December 25, 1956, in
including whether they marijuana, according to
E-cigarettes typical- they are relatively new.
Columbus, MS, to the late Newell William and
help smokers quit. Monday’s report in the
ly contain nicotine, but The rise in teenagers journal JAMA Pediatrics. In states where mar- Billie Leggett Brigham, Jr. He was a graduate
many of the battery-pow- using e-cigarettes has That included one-third ijuana is legal, shoppers of Heritage Academy and attended Ole Miss,
ered devices can vaporize alarmed health officials of those who ever used can buy cartridges of liq- where he was a Sigma Chi, and later graduated
other substances, includ- who worry kids will get e-cigarettes. uid containing THC, the from MUW. Mr. Brigham was an appraiser and
ing marijuana. Results addicted to nicotine, a The number is worry- chemical in marijuana real estate broker while living in Columbus. He
published Monday mean stimulant, and be more ing “because cannabis that gets people high, that was a member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Co-
2.1 million middle and likely to try cigarettes. use among youth can ad- work with a number of de- lumbus Rotary Club and Main Street Columbus.
high school students have Last week, the Food and versely affect learning vices. He later moved to Tupelo, where he was Chief
Appraiser and Chief Environmental Officer at
BancorpSouth. Mr. Brigham served on the Mis-
sissippi Real Estate Commission and was a mem-
ber of The Appraisal Institute. He was a Certified
USPAP Instructor and was an Adjunct Appraisal
Mississippi reaches 33 West Nile virus cases so far in 2018 Instructor at Mississippi State. He was a member
of the North Mississippi Emmaus Community
The Associated Press Mississippi has among Marion, Oktibbeha, Pearl
the highest numbers of
and enjoyed golf, the outdoors and Ole Miss Ath-
River, Walthall and Wash-
JACKSON — Two cen- serious West Nile infec- letics.
ington counties.
tral Mississippi counties tions nationwide. Survivors include his wife, Karol Crowder
Mississippi reported Brigham; daughter, Kelly Elizabeth Brigham;
are reporting new cases Hinds County has re- 63 West Nile cases and sons, Barton Manship Brigham and Peyton
of West Nile virus, bring- ported 12 total cases. Ad-
two deaths in 2017. Brooks Brigham; sister, Lee Brigham Alyward
ing the state’s total to 33 ams, Calhoun, Forrest,
so far this year. Health officials urge (Don); and nephews, Andrew Brigham Alyward
Harrison and Rankin
The Mississippi State counties have two each. people to reduce risk by (Sarah) and Francis Benedict Alyward (Christy).
Department of Health Counties with a single using insect repellent, In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to
says Monday that the new case each are Attala, Co- wearing long, light-col- Palmer Home for Children, P.O. Box 829, Co-
cases are in Hinds and piah, Itawamba, Jones, ored clothes and eliminat- Chris Brigham III lumbus, MS, 39703 or to Starkville High School
Rankin counties. Lauderdale, Madison, ing standing water. Visitation: Robotics Booster Club, 803 Louisville Rd.,
Thursday, Sept. 20 • 10-11 AM
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Starkville, MS, 39759.
Thursday, Sept. 20 • 11 AM
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
Memorial Gunter Peel

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WASHINGTON — The to providing sanctuary to 903 College Street • Columbus, MS
since the program began in
U.S. will slash the number people fleeing the world’s 1980. The announcement
of refugees it will accept danger zones.
for a second straight year, Up to 30,000 refugees Monday came despite calls
from global humanitarian
Secretary of State Mike will be allowed into the
groups that this year’s cap
Pompeo said, insisting country next year, down
amid criticism from hu- from a cap of 45,000 this of 45,000 was too low.
6A Tuesday, September 18, 2018 The Dispatch •

Logan: Parks and recreation

an economic driver for Starkville
Director speaks of men recently a more than $400,000
budget increase for the parks de-
department’s recent partment for 2019, Logan said more
projects are on the way for his de-
successes, future plans partment. He said, in response to
a Rotarian’s question, the depart-
By Alex Holloway ment is starting to look toward fu- ture needs laid out by its compre-
hensive plan.
Starkville Parks and Recreation “What the comprehensive plan
Director Gerry Logan sees his de- said we needed is certainly some
partment’s role as being about more additional field space,” Logan said.
than just cutting grass to keep the “That’s proven. We are certainly
parks looking nice. short on field space, particularly di-
Logan, who was recently ap- amond field space — baseball and
pointed the department director, softball fields. It also noted we have
spoke to the Starkville Rotarians a lack of multi-use trail. Those are
on Monday in Starkville Country things we need and it’s certainly
Club. He said parks and recreation Alex Holloway/Dispatch Staff
our goal to get there.”
play a crucial role in generating Starkville Parks and Recreation Di-
rector Gerry Logan talks about his In response to another question,
an economic impact for the city. Logan also mentioned the city has,
department to the Starkville Rotary
To emphasize that, Logan pointed Club. Logan talked about parks and for now, stopped pursuing an ac-
to recent tournaments that have recreation’s impact on Starkville. quisition of 50 acres south of the
attracted hundreds of teams and Sportsplex in favor of looking at a
thousands of people to Starkville. deal with quality of life issues. We new tournament facility at Corner-
He added Starkville’s parks and have sidewalks and areas for peo- stone Park on Highway 25. Howev-
recreation department recently ple to walk. We have a free walking er, Logan said the city is aware of a
won bids for the Mississippi Soc- track at the Travis Outlaw gym. need for efficiency improvements at
cer Association Premiere Cup and “It’s not just about cutting grass the Sportsplex.
the Mississippi Tennis Association and going to the parks late at night,” “As part of this new process,
Tri-Level tournaments. The soccer he later added. “It’s about contribut- with any new facilities that come
tournaments will fall near Memo- ing to the … soul, if you will, of the on we’re also going to look at ren-
rial Day 2019 and 2020, which is community.” ovating the Sportsplex,” he said.
Logan described as a “high need” Starkville Parks and Recreation “A second entrance has certainly
time for Starkville’s hotels. The operates about 200 acres spread been talked about. It’s challenging
tennis tournament will fall during across seven parks. Logan said the because of the creek and overall
an away game football weekend for department has recently pushed for layout of the land, but with any po-
Mississippi State. facilities upgrades, such as the in- tential discussion of new facilities
“Parks and rec is an economic stallation of a new playground and and a new park, the second part of
impact driver,” Logan said. “We disc golf course at J.L. King Park that is renovating the Sportsplex to
host tournaments. We host events. and new soccer goals for the Sports- make it as efficient as it can be —
We contribute to the economic de- plex. parking, access roads, things like
velopment of the community. We With Starkville’s board of alder- that.”

Continued from Page 1A
LCF, a local affiliate conversation. But he said much of the nity apathy,
of the Tupelo-based poverty and community state’s pris- drawing
CREATE Foundation, engagement often influ- on popula- from the
has awarded more than ence a student’s perfor- tion lacks a positives in
$109,000 among 37 mance at school, outside high school Columbus
organizations/projects in of what the teachers, diploma and Lown-
Lowndes County since administrators or school or general des County
2005. board members can equivalency to inspire
These task forces are control. degree. Shelton more Krieger
the next step in a plan “We can look at things “I like the holistic residents and business
that began in March like making sure all the approach the Lowndes owners to become more
when LCF hosted a students have computers Community Foundation involved.
community conversa- so they can learn in a is taking here,” Shelton “We’re often our own
tion at Trotter Conven- technology age,” he said. said. “By combining worst enemy with our
tion Center. About 200 “However, when those these five key areas into narrative, when in fact,
community stakeholders students go home, if they a comprehensive plan, I Columbus is a lot better
attended that event, and don’t have internet be- believe it will work.” off than many other
their input helped shape cause they are in poverty, communities,” he said.
the task force focuses and that’s a problem because Community narrative “Economically, we’re
hopefully will help LCF then that student can’t When identifying
find the most impactful access the tools using community challenges,
ways to invest its funds. that computer they were Bogue said, the conversa- Community
“We’re business own- sent home with.”
ers, people who work and One idea to combat
tion often turns negative. responsibility
Narrative surrounding LCF’s effort is not ex-
teach in the community, that problem, which crime and public edu- actly the first of its kind,
people who live here. Bogue said fellow educa- cation in Columbus, he Bogue admits.
Our kids play ball in the tion task force member said, has been negative Other groups over the
parks,” Bogue said of Jason Spears — who for years. years have tried to attack
the task force members. is also the Columbus But he hopes LCF’s ef- these problems, individ-
“Organizations are work- Municipal School District fort also highlights what ually or collectively, with
ing on these problems board president — sug- he believes is a wealth of varying success. When
and get hung up. What gested was possibly mak- potential and assets in the efforts fail, Bogue
we’re saying is, you tell us ing CMSD’s bandwidth the community. said, it’s often due to an
where you’re running into available in underserved Some, he said, are overwhelmingly broad fo-
dead ends and let us see neighborhoods during more readily obvious — cus and a lack of support.
where we can help you.” evening hours. Golden Triangle Regional He knows some view
How exactly to do Airport, Columbus Air LCF’s task forces with
Interlocking issues that, Bogue doesn’t know Force Base, the Tenn- similar skepticism.
For Bogue, it’s critical yet. It could be a matter Tom Waterway and close “I understand that
for the effort to recognize of equipping buses with access to two universities attitude. What often
its mission as one that hardware to broadcast and a community college. happens is you try to
takes on the challenges the bandwidth and Even the academically get into something with
ahead by creating a series finding private property struggling CMSD, with noble intentions, and
of small wins, rather than owners in underserved its recent hiring of Super- then you realize ‘I can’t
trying to attack a broad areas to agree to let the intendent Cherie Labat, get anything done’ and it
issue all at once and get- school district park a bus has more positive buzz shrivels and dies,” Bogue
ting overwhelmed. on their land a few hours surrounding it than any said. “So you have people
“(For example) I think each day. In any case, the time in the last six years, who are jaded from pre-
‘How do we solve the pov- task force plans to look at Bogue said. vious experience so their
erty problem?’ is almost how other cities deal with “There’s been so much expectations are relative-
the wrong question,” he that issue. bad news about education ly low.
said. “It’s too big of a Crime, addiction and in this community, right “There are genera-
question. Instead, how education often overlap, or wrong, that there’s tions of brilliant people
do we take action in ways as well, said Columbus been such a negative feel who have tackled these
that reduce the impact Police Chief Fred Shel- around it,” he said. “What problems, and yet they
of that issue? There are ton, who is serving on we really need is some still persist,” he added.
great organizations in the the crime/addiction task good news, some wins. “It doesn’t mean they
community trying to ad- force. Let’s get some positive didn’t do their job or do
dress poverty in Colum- Drug addiction most momentum and I think a fantastic job. What it
bus. How does this task often leads to crime, Shel- the community will get means is these are very
force plug in with those ton said. So, he would like behind it.” complex issues. Solving
and bring those together to see stronger emphasis Some of the negative them is an overwhelming
instead of duplicating on drug courts for first- community narrative task. But hopefully, we
those efforts. … That time offenders. He also is earned, Bogue said. can leave our community
takes coordination. wants to strengthen local Much of it, though, is in a little bit better place
“You can’t look at the churches who operate comes form “anecdotes for the next generation
problems of crime or faith-based addiction that aren’t entirely repre- than where it was when
educational proficiency treatment programs. sentative of reality.” we inherited it.”
in Lowndes County as “We’re good at arrest- “We always gravitate Ultimately, though,
‘I’m going to address this ing people for drugs, toward the bad,” he said. these are community
(broad) problem,’” he but what happens next?” “Things aren’t that bad. problems, he said, and
added. “Let’s drill that Shelton said. “We need We live in a great commu- the citizens have to take
down a little bit.” to do things that help nity.” responsibility for address-
None of the issues get people off drugs and Colin Krieger, a Re/ ing them, even in small
exist in a vacuum, either, return them to being MAX Realtor serving on ways.
Bogue said. productive citizens.” the community engage- “Maybe, in 10 years,
Education, for in- An emphasis on K-12 ment task force, sees we’ll look back and say
stance, was by far the education helps prevent that, too. ‘Man can you believe
area of highest concern crime and drug addiction, Krieger wants his where we were back
in the March community too, Shelton said, noting group to attack commu- then?’” he said.
n The Prep Player of the Week will

appear in Wednesday’s edition. SPORTS EDITOR SECTION
Adam Minichino


Alabama Mixon
will try
to stay shows he
grounded is ready
after rout to perform
The Associated Press By Brett Hudson
— Nick Saban didn’t use STARKVILLE — Few
the term “rat poison,” but can appreciate what Keith
he still wants the Alabama Mixon did to get back on
football players to ignore the field more than Nick
the hype surrounding Fitzgerald.
them after three-straight While Fitzgerald was
blowout wins. recover i ng
No. 1 Alabama (3-0, 1-0 from an an-
Southeastern Conference) kle injury
has won its he suffered
first three against Ole
games by Miss last
a collec- season in
tive 170-28 the Battle
score enter- for the Gold- Mixon
ing its game en Egg, he
at 2:30 p.m.
had Mixon as a partner.
Saban Saturday
Mixon, a wide receiver
( WCBI )
from Birmingham, Ala-
against No. 22 Texas A&M
bama, was attempting to
(2-1, 0-0).
Northwest Mississippi Community College freshman running back Chris Calvert, a former standout come back from an ankle
That includes a 62-7,
at West Point High School, had a career-high four touchdowns last week in a victory against injury that forced him to
come-from-behind win
Mississippi Delta C.C. miss five games of his
after Ole Miss scored on
sophomore season in 2017.


the first play to create the
most adversity Alabama Fitzgerald admitted
has faced on the field. It the rehab process fea-
lasted less time than one tures “boring, monoto-
of Saban’s famed rants. nous stuff” that isn’t easy
Texas A&M likely will Former West Point High RB has led Northwest Miss. C.C. in rushing in two games for the most motivated
be the best team Alabama players. It likely was even
BY SCOT T WALTERS teams have five or six really good players. harder for Mixon, who had
has faced, but the Crimson On this level, everyone can play. I just feel doubts about the future of
Tide still are favored by 26
incredibly blessed and humbled to be in his football career.
points. After a 27-19 vic- Respect is the buzzword for Northwest
this position.” On Saturday, Mixon
tory against Texas A&M Mississippi Community College fresh-
two years ago, Saban said The good fortune for Calvert is a lot of proved he has all of his
man running back Chris Calvert.
the steady diet of hype and those good players in the MACJC are his tools back by leading
The former West Point High School
praise heaped on his play- All-State performer always has respected teammates. MSU with four catches for
ers by the media was “like the game of football in part because it has Calvert Ranked No. 5 nationally by the Nation- 80 yards and a touchdown
rat poison.” afforded him opportunities others haven’t al Junior College Athletic Association in a 56-10 victory against
On Monday, he talked had. (NJCAA), Northwest Mississippi C.C. (3-0) will Louisiana-Lafayette.
about maintaining “a stan- Now, he is respecting a new set of players and travel to Copiah-Lincoln C.C. (2-1) for one of the MSU coach Joe Moor-
dard of excellence” what- coaches in the Mississippi Association of Com- state’s best games Thursday night. head expects more of the
ever outsiders are saying. munity and Junior Colleges (MACJC). A victory by Northwest Mississippi C.C. likely same from Mixon at 6
“It’s like climbing a “Everyone can play on this level,” Calvert will set up a matchup of undefeated teams when p.m. Saturday (ESPN2)
mountain,” Saban said. said. “That has been the biggest lesson learned. Northwest Mississippi C.C. plays host to No. 1 when No. 14 MSU takes
“The higher you go, the In high school, you watch the film and most See CALVERT, 4B on Kentucky (3-0) in its
more challenging it gets Southeastern Conference

EMCC setting stage for ranked battle

and the greater the focus opener in Lexington, Ken-
needs to be and the more tucky.
treacherous it can be. “You go back and look
“This is the best team
we’ve played so far, so
No. 1 Lions on course to face No. 5 Rangers in pivotal MACJC North Division game at some of the film from
last year and Keith made

hopefully we’ll be able to he collision course is setting up Two of the wins have been on the some dynamic and explo-
continue to improve and nicely. road. Two have involved a mercy-rule sive carries,” Moorhead
have the right focus. So I On Oct. 4, No. 1 East Mis- running clock in the second half. Two said. “He’s his own worst
guess in a different way, sissippi Community College will face have come against highly regarded critic, and that’s a good
trying to be really diplo- No. 5 Northwest Mississippi C.C. in a opponents. thing because he wants to
matic, I’m sort of saying Mississippi Association of Community Hinds has been ranked as high as be the best player he can
the same thing.” and Junior Colleges (MACJC) North No. 13 nationally, while ICC has been be.
Diplomacy aside, the Division battle in Senatobia. “He’s got a very bright
See ALABAMA, 4B Scott Walters ranked as high as No. 14 nationally. Nei- See MSU, 4B
The game looks like it will decide the ther team is ranked, but that is subject
division winner. It also will help define to change through the remainder of the
Game 4 the National Junior College Athletic Association regular season. Game 4
n No. 22 Texas A&M, (NJCAA) national championship picture. One would have to go back to 2014 to the n At Kentucky,
2:30 p.m. Saturday A year ago, Northwest Mississippi C.C. find the last time EMCC has won four-straight 6 p.m. Saturday
(WCBI; WJEC-FM 106.5) (ESPN2; WKBB-FM 100.9,
beat EMCC 61-38 in the regular season. In the games while scoring 50 or more in each win.
WFCA-FM 107.9)
MACJC State championship game, EMCC beat That streak should be matched Thursday night
Inside Northwest 67-66 in double overtime. in a rout of winless Mississippi Delta C.C. in
n MORE COLLEGE Both of those games were in Senatobia. Each Scooba. Inside
FOOTBALL: Ohio State coach sent a new shot of adrenaline through the rival- Conversely, Northwest (3-0) has scored 50 n MORE COLLEGE
Urban Meyer is working to ry and the whole association. points or more in back-to-back games for the FOOTBALL: LSU coach Ed
repair the damage to the Orgeron and the Tigers are
EMCC is off to another strong start under first time since 2000.
program after the latest enjoying their new position
scandal that resulted in his Buddy Stephens. It has defeated Hinds C.C., For those wondering how much fun Thurs- as a favored team following
three-game suspension. Pearl River C.C., and Itawamba C.C. by a com- day will be, EMCC has outscored Delta 411-14 their victory against Auburn.
Page 3B bined score of 165-36. See WALTERS, 4B Page 3B


MSU records program high with No. 2 ranking in first RPI of season
From Special Reports in the RPI before closing Next Game our bigger goal of reach- in a tie for second in the 7 p.m. Thursday at the
the year at No. 45. ing the NCAA tourna- Bulldogs’ single-season MSU Soccer Field.
STARKVILLE — The n No. 15 South Carolina,
The RPI evaluates wins 7 p.m. Thursday, ment for the first time.” record book. DeCrane is South Carolina is un-
Mississippi State wom- and losses as well as a MSU won all seven tied for third in the nation. beaten in the last 11 meet-
MSU Soccer Field
en’s soccer team contin- team’s strength of sched- (SEC Network+). of its non-conference “I’m proud of what our ings against MSU (8-0-3).
ues to make history. ule. Texas A&M is ranked matches for the third team has accomplished, Five of the victories have
On Monday, MSU No. 1 in the nation. MSU time in program history but that is the past,” Anag- been by one goal.
earned its
already has played top-15 and tied the school re- nost said. “We are into SEC MSU’s last win in the
n Mississippi State coach
highest teams Auburn (loss) and cord with an eight-game play now, the competition series was a 2-1 decision
Tom Anagnost and his
Ratings Memphis (win). players will talk about how winning streak dating is much stiffer and we are on Oct. 16, 2005.
Percent- MSU has received the team will bounce back back to the final match focused on getting better Fans are encouraged
age Index votes in the United Soc- from its loss to No. 9 of 2017. The Bulldogs are from our last game. We to help break the program
(RPI) rank- cer Coaches’ poll the last Auburn, which was its first the third-highest-scoring play a Final Four team and attendance record set last
ing at No. 2 three weeks. This week’s of the season team in the Southeastern the defending SEC cham- season against Stephen F.
Anagnost in the first poll will be released Tues- Conference, averaging pion in South Carolina on Austin in the home opener.
release of day. The Bulldogs have our highest RPI ever,” 2.88 goals per game. Thursday, and that is the The team will give away
the sea- never been ranked. MSU coach Tom Anag- MSU has six shut- next opportunity for us.” free pizza and T-shirts
son. Last season, MSU “This is a historic day nost said. “However, it’s outs, which puts redshirt MSU will play host to along with double Hail
climbed as high as No. 37 for our program, posting only a step on the way to senior Rhylee DeCrane No. 15 South Carolina at State Rewards points.
2B Tuesday, September 18, 2018 The Dispatch •


Monster Energy Cup
Starkville Academy softball team wins
DeKALB — Fallon Parker and Arlee Oswalt had hits Monday to
Prep Football
Friday’s Games
Columbus at DeSoto Central, 7 p.m.
U.S. men roll past Points Leaders
Through Sept. 16
1. Martin Truex Jr., 2087
2. Kyle Busch, 2085
3. Brad Keselowski, 2069

Panama in World Cup

lead the Starkville Academy fast-pitch softball team to a 10-2 victory 4. Kevin Harvick, 2060
Caledonia at New Hope, 7 p.m. 5. Joey Logano, 2056
against Kemper Academy. 6. Kurt Busch, 2046
Anna Rae Taylor had two RBIs, while Parker, Austin Tucker, and West Lowndes at Vardaman, 7 p.m. 7. Ryan Blaney, 2042
Paisley Collata had one for the Lady Volunteers. Provine at Starkville High, 7 p.m. 8. Kyle Larson, 2041
9. Aric Almirola, 2034
Lafayette at West Point, 7 p.m. By The Associated Press 10. Austin Dillon, 2031
11. Clint Bowyer, 2029
Noxubee County at West Monroe (Louisiana), 7 p.m. 12. Alex Bowman, 2028
Starkville Academy soccer team wins Itawamba AHS at Aberdeen, 7 p.m. 13. Jimmie Johnson, 2022
STARKVILLE — Mia Kate Cade scored two goals and had an PANAMA CITY — United States men’s bas- 14. Chase Elliott, 2019
assist Monday to lead the Starkville Academy soccer team to a 3-0 Noxapater at Hamilton, 7 p.m. ketball coach Jeff Van Gundy came into the start 15. Erik Jones, 2009
16. Denny Hamlin, 2008
victory against Columbus Christian Academy. Greenwood at Louisville, 7 p.m. of this second round of qualifying for the FIBA Monster Energy Cup
Kaitlyn Bock also had a goal for the Lady Volunteers (6-3-1). Houston at Amory, 7 p.m. Basketball World Cup cautioning his players that Schedule
J.Z. George at East Webster, 7 p.m. they would face enormous challenges. Sep. 22 — Federated Auto Parts 400,
Richmond, Virginia
Magnolia Heights at Heritage Academy, 7 p.m. They clearly heeded his words, and the Amer-
Oak Hill Academy softball team loses Sep. 30 — Bank of America Roval 400,
Concord, North Carolina
WEST POINT — The Oak Hill Academy fast-pitch softball team Starkville Academy at Winston Academy, 7 p.m. icans are now closing in on a trip to China next Oct. 7 — Dover 400, Dover, Delaware
lost to Central Holmes Academy 13-1 in four innings and 18-0 in three Wayne Academy at Oak Hill Academy, 7 p.m. year. Oct. 14 — 500, Talladega,
innings Monday. Columbus Christian at Tunica Academy, 7 p.m. Reggie Hearn scored 12 points, Dwayne Ba- Oct. 21 — Hollywood Casino 400, Kansas City,
The losses dropped Oak Hill Academy to 3-15. Kansas
Hebron Christian at Marvell Academy (Arkansas), con added 10, and the U.S. defeated Panama Oct. 28 — First Data 500, Martinsville, Virginia
Nov. 4 — AAA Texas 500, Fort Worth, Texas
7 p.m. 78-48 in a qualifying game Monday night. The Nov. 11 — Can-Am 500, Avondale, Arizona
Ole Miss Victory Christian at New Life School (Alabama), Americans have won both of their second-round Nov. 18 — Ford Ecoboost 400, Homestead,
7 p.m. qualifying games by a combined 87 points.
Johnson leads women’s golf team after first round Cold Springs at Aliceville, 7 p.m.
XFINITY Points Leaders
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Julia Johnson shot a 1-over 73 in the “It’s just an honor to be able to go to another Through Sept. 15
1. Justin Allgaier, 2039
second round Monday to pace the Ole Miss women’s golf team Monday Gordo at Hale County, 7 p.m. country and wear this jersey,” said U.S. forward 2. Christopher Bell, 2032
Lamar County at Winfield, 7 p.m. 3. Elliott Sadler, 2011
on a rain-soaked day at the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship Henry Ellenson of the Detroit Pistons. “It’s just 4. Cole Custer, 2011
on Monday. Marion County at Pickens County, 7 p.m. something really special and I love doing it. I was 5. Tyler Reddick, 2010
No. 27 Ole Miss is tied for 11th place thanks in part to the efforts 6. Ross Chastain, 2010
South Lamar at Hubbertville, 7 p.m. so excited to get the invite. This was a blast and a 7. Daniel Hemric, 2010
of Johnson, a sophomore from St. Gabriel, Louisiana, who shot a 77 in 8. Brandon Jones, 2006
the first round and then led the team in the second round. She is tied Sulligent at Winston County, 7 p.m. hell of an experience.” 9. Matt Tifft, 2003
10. Ryan Truex, 2003
for 21st.
Prep Soccer The U.S. outrebounded Panama 50-34, held 11. Austin Cindric, 2001
After shooting a 311 in the first round, Ole Miss rebounded with a the hosts to 31 percent shooting and trailed for 12. Ryan Reed, 2000
team score of 297 in the second round. Today’s Matches
only 67 seconds in the early moments. Van Gun- XFINITY Schedule
Senior Kie Purdom leads the team in birdies with six, while Conner Starkville Academy at Kirk Academy, 5 p.m. Sep. 21 — Go Bowling 250, Richmond, Virginia
Beth Ball leads in pars with 26, including a string of nine straight to close Laurel Christian School at Heritage Academy, 5 p.m. dy went to his bench early and often, rotating Sep. 29 — Drive for the Cure 200, Concord,
North Carolina
out the second round.
Thursday’s Match players throughout in part because of a steamy Oct. 6 — Drive Sober 200, Dover, Delaware
Ellen Hutchinson-Kay, in her first collegiate tournament, is tied
Starkville Academy at Magnolia Heights, 5 p.m. feel inside the arena named for Panama’s boxing Oct. 20 — Kansas Lottery 300, Kansas City,
for 28th, and had the second best round of the day for the team with a legend Roberto Duran. Nov. 3 — O’Reilly Auto Parts 300, Fort Worth,
second round 73 (+2).
n Baseball team releases fall scrimmage schedule: At Oxford, Prep Softball “I think our greatest strength is our depth,”
Nov. 10 — Ticket Galaxy 200, Avondale,
the baseball team will play Delta State as part of a fall schedule that was Today’s Games Van Gundy said. “Again, we’ve pretty much done Nov. 17 — Ford Ecoboost 300, Homestead,
announced Monday. Leake Academy at Starkville Academy, 4 p.m. this throughout. We play 10 or 11 guys, anywhere Florida
The NCAA’s new policy allowing for two scrimmages against other
teams also will allow the team a fresh set of challengers. The games
Hebron Christian at Calhoun Academy, 5:30 p.m. from 10 or 11 minutes up to the low 20s. We try to Football
won’t count against Ole Miss’ 56-game spring schedule Oak Hill Academy at Carroll Academy, 6 p.m. take advantage of our depth. Tonight, the crowd Canadian Football League
The fall slate will open Friday with the inaugural intrasquad New Hope at Hatley, 6 p.m. was good, but it was warm in there.”
scrimmage. The Pizza Bowl will cap the semester Nov. 2, as the teams Caledonia at Choctaw Central, 6 p.m. And now, Nov. 29 — the next day of qualify- Ottawa 7 5 0 14 299 278
Hamilton 6 6 0 12 335 296
compete for the ultimate trophy of the 2018 fall, the right to pizza. Wednesday’s Game ing games in the Americas Region — sets up as Toronto 3 8 0 6 236 346

Winston Academy at Oak Hill Academy, 5 p.m. enormous. Montreal 3 9 0 6 204 371

Southern Mississippi
The U.S. and Argentina are tied atop Group E W L T Pts PF PA

Time announced for football team’s game vs. Auburn Prep Volleyball with 7-1 records and will play that day with out-
10 2 0 20 380 248
7 5 0 14 353 312
Today’s Matches Saskatchewan 7 5 0 14 303 303
HATTIESBURG — The Southern Mississippi football team will right control of first place in the group standings B.C. 5 6 0 10 259 264
play Auburn at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29 (SEC Network), in Auburn New Hope at Oxford, 6 p.m. up for grabs. Uruguay and Puerto Rico will meet Winnipeg 5 7 0 10 365 316
Alabama. Columbus at West Lowndes, 6 p.m. that same day, each entering with 5-3 records, Friday’s Game
The game will be the 23rd all-time meeting between the schools, Caledonia at Starkville, 6:30 p.m.
Montreal at Winnipeg, 7:30 p.m.
and the first since 2008. The first head-to-head came in 1946. meaning the loser there will be three games Saturday’s Games
Edmonton at Ottawa, 3 p.m.
Auburn, which slipped to No. 9 in The Associated Press poll, will
Thursday’s Matches behind the U.S.-Argentina winner with three Saskatchewan at Toronto, 6 p.m.
be Southern Miss’ first ranked non-conference opponent since No. 3 New Hope at Columbus, 6 p.m. games left in qualifying. Hamilton at BC, 9 p.m.

Alabama in 2014.
n Women’s soccer team’s Mindnich named C-USA
Choctaw County at Caledonia, 6:30 p.m.
Murrah at Starkville, 7 p.m.
The top three teams in Group E are guaran- Soccer
Goalkeeper of the Week: At Denton, Texas, Sophomore goalkeeper
teed spots at the World Cup, which starts in Chi- Major League Soccer
Kendell Mindnich was named Conference USA Goalkeeper of the College Football na on Aug. 31.
Week on Monday. It is the first time Mindnich has been named C-USA Saturday’s Games After the way they played Monday, it seems Atlanta United FC 17 5 6 57 59 33
New York 17 7 5 56 53 32
Goalkeeper of the Week in her Southern Miss career.
Kent State at Ole Miss, 11 a.m. like only a staggering collapse would keep the New York City FC 14 8 7 49 51 38
The Melbourne Beach, Florida, native finished the week with 186 Columbus 12 8 8 44 35 34
Texas A&M at Alabama, 2:30 p.m. Americans from qualifying. Philadelphia 12 12 4 40 40 45
minutes played. She was an integral part of a defensive effort that Montreal 12 14 3 39 41 46
surrendered one goal on the week. She had five saves on the week, in- Mississippi State at Kentucky, 6 p.m. The U.S. used a 16-0 run — needing only D.C. United 9 11 8 35 48 48
cluding four in a 1-0 overtime win against Western Kentucky on Sunday Rice at Southern Miss, 6 p.m. about two minutes — in the fourth quarter to New England
Toronto FC
8 10 10 34 41 43
8 14 6 30 50 55
afternoon. It was Mindnich’s first shutout of her Southern Miss career. turn what was a relatively one-sided game into Chicago 7 15 6 27 41 52
Women’s College Golf an even bigger rout. Chasson Randle, Hearn and
Orlando City 7 18 3 24 40 66
Alabama Today’s Matches Travis Trice all made 3-pointers to get that spurt

Sporting K.C.
15 7 6 51 54 34
Alabama at Annika Intercollegiate (Lake Elmo, going, and Ben Moore’s layup with 6 minutes, 30 FC Dallas 14 6 8 50 47 37
Football team’s Miller named SEC Defensive Player Minnesota)
Los Angeles FC 13 7 8 47 55 43
seconds left gave the Americans a 73-40 lead. Real Salt Lake 13 10 6 45 49 47
of the Week Ole Miss at Mercedes Benz Collegiate (Knoxville, “It feels great. It moves us that much closer to
13 9 5 44 37 28
12 8 8 44 41 40
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Alabama’s Christian Miller was named Vancouver 11 10 7 40 46 54
Monday the Southeastern Conference Defensive Player of the Week.
Tennessee) qualifying,” Hearn said. “It moves us that much LA Galaxy 10 11 8 38 54 59
Houston 8 13 7 31 47 43
The honor is the first of Miller’s career. Men’s College Soccer closer to the U.S. getting to the World Cup and Minnesota United 9 16 3 30 40 55
Miller had a career-high five tackles Saturday in the No. 1 Alabama
Wednesday’s Match getting the whole thing.” Colorado
San Jose
6 16 6 24 31 53
4 16 8 20 42 57
football team’s 62-7 victory against Ole Miss in Oxford. The redshirt The U.S. got an ideal start in a hostile arena,
senior had two-and-a-half sacks, which also was a career-best mark. Huntingdon College at Mississippi University for NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie.
n In related news, the Alabama coaches staff selected eight play- Women, 6 p.m. running out to a 16-3 lead as Panama opened 1
Sunday, Sept. 16
ers of the week following the victory against Ole Miss. Damien Harris, for 11 from the field. New York 3, D.C. United 3, tie
Jerry Jeudy, and Jonah Williams were recognized on offense. Miller, Women’s College Soccer The Americans were in control throughout, Chicago 4, Orlando City 0
Wednesday’s Games
Deionte Thompson, and Quinnen Williams were honored on defense. Wednesday’s Match though there was a brief stretch late in the first Columbus at Portland, 9:30 p.m.
Atlanta United FC at San Jose, 10 p.m.
Joseph Bulovas and Josh Jacobs were recognized on special teams.
n In other news about the football team, Alabama will play host
Mississippi University for Women at Wesleyan half where the U.S. grip on things seemed to slip Philadelphia at Seattle, 10 p.m.
Saturday’s Games
to Louisiana-Lafayette at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29 (SEC Network) at College, 1 p.m. ever so slightly. Panama got within 31-23 with San Jose at Los Angeles FC, 2:30 p.m.
Toronto FC at New York, 4 p.m.
2:04 left in the half on a jumper by Tony Bishop
Bryant-Denny Stadium.
Alabama leads the series 8-0, including a 7-0 mark in the state
Men’s College Tennis Jr. before Hearn and White combined to score
Real Salt Lake at Atlanta United FC, 6 p.m.
Chicago at New England, 6:30 p.m.
of Alabama and a 3-0 record at Bryant-Denny Stadium. The most Today-Wednesday Colorado at Columbus, 6:30 p.m.
the final five points before the break and send the Houston at Orlando City, 6:30 p.m.
recent game between the schools was Alabama’s lone trip to Lafayette, Mississippi State at Columbus Challenger New York City FC at Montreal, 6:30 p.m.
Louisiana, where it earned a 25-6 victory on Oct. 6, 1990. Americans into intermission with a 13-point lead. Portland at Minnesota United, 7 p.m.
(Columbus, Ohio) Sunday’s Games
n Women’s golf team one shot off lead: At Lake Elmo, Min- When the second half started, the U.S. re- Sporting Kansas City at Philadelphia, Noon
nesota, the women’s golf team got off to an 8-under par start Monday Men’s College Tennis sumed pulling away. Frank Mason, Dakari John- FC Dallas at Vancouver, 6 p.m.
Seattle at LA Galaxy, 6 p.m.
in the opening round of the ANNIKA Intercollegiate before play was Friday’s Matches son and Bacon scored the first six points of the
suspended due to lightning at the par-72, 6,267-yard Royal Golf Club.
National Women’s Soccer
The first round was scheduled to resume at 8 a.m. Tuesday. The
Mississippi State at Debbie Southern Fall Classic third quarter, and the Americans’ lead was quick- League Playoffs
second round is scheduled to begin immediately following the conclu- (Greenville, North Carolina) ly pushed out to 42-23. Semifinals
Saturday, Sept. 15
sion of the first round. Alabama at Rice Invitational (Houston, Texas) Portland 2, Seattle 1

Today’s Match
Alabama is one shot behind Duke (-9). USC (-6), Texas (-2) and Chicago vs. North Carolina at Portland, 8 p.m.
Northwestern (-1) also were under par when play was halted at approxi-
on the air Championship

R.I. council joins others

mately 2 p.m. with all 12 teams on the back nine. Saturday’s Match
Junior Kenzie Wright, playing in her first event for Alabama, was Chicago-North Carolina winner at Portland,
first at -5 through 15 holes when play was suspended. Today 3:30 p.m.

n Baseball team will begin fall practice this week: At BASEBALL Tennis
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, the baseball team will begin practice at 2:30 p.m.
Friday. The workout will be coach Brad Bohannon’s first of the new year
with a full squad.
Alabama will play an intrasquad scrimmage at 3:45 p.m. Friday. It
6 p.m. — Minor League, Triple-A Championship,
Teams TBA, NBC Sports Network
boycotting Nike gear ATP World Tour
Moselle Open
At Les Arenes de Metz, Metz, France
will return to the diamond at 8:30 a.m. Saturday for a second practice. 5 p.m. — FEI World Equestrian Games, Vaulting By JENNIFER McDERMOT T Purse: $582,670 (WT250)
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The team will scrimmage at 9:45 a.m. Saturday. The Associated Press Singles
All scrimmages are subject to change. The length will be deter- Individual Male Compulsory Competition, at Mill First Round
Ricardas Berankis, Lithuania, def. Maxi
mined on a game-to-game basis. Spaced out between scrimmages are Spring, North Carolina, NBC Sports Network
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A Rhode Island town Marterer, Germany, 7-6 (1), 6-7 (1), 6-4.
Yannick Maden, Germany, def. Mischa Zverev,
the team’s regularly scheduled practice sessions. Dates and times of MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
all practices and scrimmages for the upcoming week can be found on council has voted to ask its departments to re- Germany, 7-5, 4-6, 6-1.
Doubles each Monday.
Noon — Boston at New York Yankees, MLB frain from purchasing Nike products, one of a First Round
Radu Albot, Moldova, and Nikoloz Basilasvili,
Admission to Alabama baseball’s on-field activity is free to the Network handful of local governments or agencies that Georgia, def. Ugo Humbert and Jo-Wilfried
public. Fans are asked to enter Sewell-ThomaQs Stadium through the Tsonga, France, 5-7, 6-4, 10-8.
6:30 p.m. — St. Louis at Atlanta, Fox Sports have called for boycotts in recent weeks.
main gate (Gate 3) behind home plate. Southeast ATP World Tour
The North Smithfield Town Council passed
9 p.m. — Regional coverage, Colorado at L.A.
St. Petersburg Open
the resolution on a 3-2 vote Monday evening,
Junior Colleges Dodgers or Chicago Cubs at Arizona (joined in Council President John Beauregard said. The
At Sibur Arena, St. Petersburg, Russia
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EMCC’s Gibbs wins breakaway roping event at progress), MLB Network resolution is nonbinding. Surface: Hard-Indoor
season-opening rodeo SOCCER Beauregard, a former state trooper, is upset First Round
Martin Klizan, Slovakia, def. Evgeny Donskoy,
HATTIESBURG — Jadi Gibbs won the breakaway roping event 11:55 a.m. — UEFA Champions League, Group with Nike’s decision to use former San Francis- Russia, 6-4, 6-4.
Stan Wawrinka, Switzerland, def. Aljaz
to highlight East Mississippi Community College’s season-opening co 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick in an ad Bedene, Slovenia, 7-5, 7-6 (5).
NIRA Ozark Region rodeo competition at the James Lynn Cartlidge stage, Barcelona vs. PSV Eindhoven, TNT Doubles
Multi-Purpose Center. The three-day event hosted by Pearl River C.C. 2 p.m. — UEFA Champions League, Group stage, campaign. The town’s administrator didn’t know First Round
Philipp Petzschner and Tim Puetz, Germany,
concluded Saturday night. Liverpool vs. Paris Saint-Germain, TNT of any specific Nike products that municipal de- def. Daniele Bracciali and Marco Cecchinato,
Italy, 6-2, 6-0.
Gibbs, a Morton native, posted runs of 2.3 and 3.0 seconds to
8 p.m. — NWSL, semifinal, Chicago vs. North partments are currently using.
place second in average and first in scoring with 140 total points. The WTA Toray Pan Pacific
Carolina, at Portland, ESPNEWS The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode
sophomore from East Rankin Academy also advanced to Saturday’s Open
Island said the town could be held legally and
short go-round in the barrel racing event but didn’t place in the finals.
The EMCC women received team scoring from freshmen Kayley
Wednesday financially liable for violating the First Amend-
At Ariake Colosseum, Tokyo
Purse: $799,000 (Premier)
Kennemer and Abbey Jo Kilgore. Kennemer, the sister of former EMCC EQUESTRIAN ment and told members of the council: “Just don’t Surface: Hard-Outdoor
standout Kelsey Kennemer, earned 40 points in the goat tying event 5 p.m. — FEI World Equestrian Games, Vaulting do it.” First Round
with runs of 9.1 and 8.2 seconds. The product of West Limestone High Daria Gavrilova, Australia, def. Kristyna
Nations Teams Freestyle: Individual & Squad, at The mayor of a New Orleans suburb recently Pliskova, Czech Republic, 7-6 (2), 3-6, 7-6 (8).
School (Anderson, Ala.) also reached Saturday’s finals in the team Anett Kontaveit, Estonia, def. Kristina
roping competition with freshman Ethan Awa of the EMCC men’s team. Mill Spring, North Carolina, NBC Sports Network rescinded a similar directive based on an attor- Mladenovic, France, 6-3, 7-6 (5).
Garbine Muguruza (6), Spain, def. Belinda
Kilgore, from Curry High School (Jasper, Ala.), collected 20 points MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ney’s advice. Bencic, Switzerland, 6-2, 6-4.
in the barrel racing competition after posting times of 15.77 and 15.95 Camila Giorgi, Italy, def. Misaki Doi, Japan,
11 a.m. — St. Louis at Atlanta, Fox Sports Kenner Mayor Ben Zahn, a Republican, had is- 6-2, 6-1.
seconds to round out EMCC’s ninth-place women’s team finish in the Dominika Cibulkova, Slovakia, def. Nao Hibino,
season opener.
Southeast sued a memo saying that Nike products could not Japan, 6-1, 5-7, 6-3.
Noon — Minnesota at Detroit, MLB Network be purchased for use at city recreation facilities. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Russia, def.
Aliaksandra Sasnovich, Belarus, 6-3, 6-4.
ICC baseball team announces fall schedule 6 p.m. — Boston at New York Yankees, ESPN It also required the parks and recreation director Doubles
First Round
FULTON — The Itawamba Community College baseball team will 9 p.m. — Colorado at L.A. Dodgers, ESPN to approve all athletic purchases by booster clubs Miharu Imanishi, Japan, and Anna Zaja,
Germany, def. Nadiia Kichenok, Ukraine, and
play host to Calhoun (Ala.) C.C. and will face Mississippi Association using the facilities. The order prompted a protest
SOCCER Anastasia Rodionova, Australia, 7-6 (2), 3-6,
of Community and Junior College (MACJC) foes at Delta State, Smith- 13-11.
Wills Stadium, and Southern Mississippi in its fall schedule, head coach 11:55 a.m. — UEFA Champions League, Group that included three members of the NFL’s New Andrea Sestini Hlavackova and Barbora
Strycova (1), Czech Republic, def. Erina
Rick Collier announced Monday. stage, AFC Ajax vs. AEK Athens, TNT Orleans Saints and hundreds of others. Hayashi and Moyuka Uchijima, Japan, 6-4, 6-0.
ICC will play host to Calhoun at 12:30 p.m. Friday in a tripleheader 2 p.m. — UEFA Champions League, Group stage, And Mississippi’s public safety chief said over WTA Hana Bank Korea
at Cresap Field. ICC will face Coahoma C.C. and Copiah-Lincoln at the weekend that state police would no longer Open
Delta State at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28. ICC will make a Real Madrid vs. AS Roma, TNT Monday
trip to Jackson to face Mississippi Delta C.C. and Pearl River C.C. on 7:30 p.m. — Campeones Cup, Toronto FC vs. buy Nike products, saying Nike doesn’t support At Olympic Park Tennis Stadium
Seoul, South Korea
Friday, Oct. 5, at Smith-Wills Stadium. It will face Mississippi Gulf Coast Tigres UNAL, at Toronto, ESPN2
law enforcement and the military. It wasn’t im- Purse: $226,750 (Intl.)
C.C. and Jones County Junior College at 1 and 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. mediately clear how much gear the state police Surface: Hard-Outdoor

11, at Southern Mississippi. ICC will participate in its annual Steak and WOMEN’S COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL Singles
agency buys from Nike, though the department First Round
Bean Series. The first game of the six-game intrasquad series was 7 p.m. — Arkansas at Texas A&M, SEC Network Tamara Zidansek, Slovenia, def. Polona

Monday. It will wrap up at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15. Other dates include:
has bought shoes, shirts and tactical training Hercog, Slovenia, 6-1, 6-3.
8 p.m. — Alabama at Missouri, ESPNU Stefanie Voegele, Switzerland, def. Choi
Monday, Sept. 24; Monday, Oct. 1; Monday, Oct. 8; and Sunday, Oct. 4. uniforms from the company. Republican Gov. Ji-hee, South Korea, 6-3, 2-6, 6-4.
Maria Sakkari (3), Greece, def. Anna Karolina
— From Special Reports Phil Bryant lauded the decision. Schmiedlova, Slovakia, 6-0, 6-1.
The Dispatch • Tuesday, September 18, 2018 3B


HR parade Defense
East Division W L T Pct PF PA Home Away AFC NFC Div
W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Miami 2 0 0 1.000 47 32 1-0-0 1-0-0 2-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
z-Boston 103 47 .687 — — 7-3 W-2 54-21 49-26 New England 1 1 0 .500 47 51 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-1-0 0-0-0 0-0-0

powers lifts Bears

New York 91 58 .611 11½ — 4-6 L-2 49-26 42-32 N.Y. Jets 1 1 0 .500 60 37 0-1-0 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-0-0 0-1-0
Tampa Bay 83 66 .557 19½ 6½ 8-2 W-3 48-26 35-40 Buffalo 0 2 0 .000 23 78 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-2-0 0-0-0 0-0-0
Toronto 68 82 .453 35 22 5-5 W-3 37-37 31-45 South
Baltimore 43 107 .287 60 47 2-8 L-1 26-49 17-58 W L T Pct PF PA Home Away AFC NFC Div

Cardinals to victory
Central Division Jacksonville 2 0 0 1.000 51 35 1-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0 0-0-0
W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Tennessee 1 1 0 .500 40 44 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-1-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
x-Cleveland 83 66 .557 — — 4-6 L-1 45-30 38-36 Indianapolis 1 1 0 .500 44 43 0-1-0 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-0-0 0-0-0
Minnesota 69 81 .460 14½ 21 5-5 W-2 43-31 26-50 Houston 0 2 0 .000 37 47 0-0-0 0-2-0 0-2-0 0-0-0 0-1-0
Detroit 61 89 .407 22½ 29 4-6 L-1 36-39 25-50 North
Chicago 59 90 .396 24 30½ 3-7 L-1 28-47 31-43
The Associated Press The Associated Press Cincinnati 2 0 0 1.000 68 46 1-0-0 1-0-0 2-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
Kansas City 52 98 .347 31½ 38 6-4 L-2 30-47 22-51
West Division Baltimore 1 1 0 .500 70 37 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0
ATLANTA — Miles Mi- W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away CHICAGO — Khalil Cleveland 0 1 1 .250 39 42 0-0-1 0-1-0 0-0-1 0-1-0 0-0-1
kolas has been unbeatable Houston 94 56 .627 — — 7-3 L-1 42-34 52-22 Mack once again put on Pittsburgh 0 1 1 .250 58 63 0-1-0 0-0-1 0-1-1 0-0-0 0-0-1
this season when the St. Oakland 90 60 .600 4 — 7-3 L-2 46-29 44-31 the sort of havoc-wreak-
W L T Pct PF PA Home Away AFC NFC Div
Louis Cardinals score him a Seattle 83 67 .553 11 7 5-5 W-1 41-33 42-34 ing show the Chicago Kansas City 2 0 0 1.000 80 65 0-0-0 2-0-0 2-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
couple of runs. Los Angeles 74 76 .493 20 16 6-4 W-1 37-38 37-38 Bears envisioned when
Texas 64 86 .427 30 26 3-7 L-2 32-44 32-42 Denver 2 0 0 1.000 47 43 2-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0
He’s 16-0 when getting at they traded for the super- L.A. Chargers 1 1 0 .500 59 58 0-1-0 1-0-0 1-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0
least two runs of support, a z-clinched playoff berth star pass rusher. Oakland 0 2 0 .000 32 53 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-1-0
big asset for the Cardinals x-clinched division Even better for them, NATIONAL CONFERENCE
as they stay in the postsea- they came away with the East
son hunt. NATIONAL LEAGUE victory this time.
W L T Pct PF PA Home Away NFC AFC Div
East Division Dallas 1 1 0 .500 28 29 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-1-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
“I’ve been fortunate Mack had one of six Washington 1 1 0 .500 33 27 0-1-0 1-0-0 1-0-0 0-1-0 0-0-0
W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away
enough that when I’ve Atlanta 83 67 .553 — — 6-4 L-3 38-37 45-30
sacks against Russell Wil- Philadelphia 1 1 0 .500 39 39 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-1-0 0-0-0 0-0-0
pitched, we’ve had great of- Philadelphia 76 73 .510 6½ 6 3-7 L-2 45-31 31-42 son, Prince Amukamara N.Y. Giants 0 2 0 .000 28 40 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-1-0
fense and we’ve put up runs Washington 76 75 .503 7½ 7 7-3 L-1 37-37 39-38 returned an interception South
and played great defense New York 70 80 .467 13 12½ 7-3 W-1 33-42 37-38 49 yards for a touchdown W L T Pct PF PA Home Away NFC AFC Div
Tampa Bay 2 0 0 1.000 75 61 1-0-0 1-0-0 2-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
and everything has just Miami 59 91 .393 24 23½ 3-7 W-2 35-41 24-50 and the Bears beat the Se- Atlanta 1 1 0 .500 43 42 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-1-0 0-0-0 1-0-0
come together,” Mikolas Central Division attle Seahawks 24-17 Mon-
W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Carolina 1 1 0 .500 40 39 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0
said. “It’s been a great sea- Chicago 88 62 .587 — — 5-5 W-1 47-27 41-35
day night to give coach New Orleans 1 1 0 .500 61 66 1-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0 1-0-0 0-1-0
son.” Milwaukee 86 65 .570 2½ — 7-3 W-1 47-29 39-36 Matt Nagy his first career North
Kolten Wong hit the first St. Louis 83 68 .550 5½ — 5-5 W-2 40-35 43-33 victory. W L T Pct PF PA Home Away NFC AFC Div
of four St. Louis homers, Mi- Pittsburgh 75 74 .503 12½ 7 7-3 W-3 41-34 34-40 Mack sprinted out of Green Bay 1 0 1 .750 53 52 1-0-1 0-0-0 1-0-1 0-0-0 1-0-1
Minnesota 1 0 1 .750 53 45 1-0-0 0-0-1 1-0-1 0-0-0 0-0-1
kolas won his third-straight Cincinnati 64 87 .424 24½ 19 5-5 L-1 36-40 28-47 the tunnel to a neat ova- Chicago 1 1 0 .500 47 41 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0
start and the Cardinals beat West Division tion prior to his first ap-
W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Detroit 0 2 0 .000 44 78 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-0-0
the NL East-leading Atlan- Los Angeles 83 68 .550 — — 6-4 W-1 40-36 43-32
pearance at Soldier Field West
ta Braves 11-6 on Monday Colorado 82 68 .547 ½ ½ 5-5 L-1 41-33 41-35 since a blockbuster trade W L T Pct PF PA Home Away NFC AFC Div
night to give their playoff Arizona 78 73 .517 5 5 2-8 L-3 37-36 41-37 from Oakland just over L.A. Rams 2 0 0 1.000 67 13 1-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0
push another boost. San Francisco 71 80 .470 12 12 3-7 W-1 41-34 30-46 two weeks ago. That deal San Francisco 1 1 0 .500 46 51 1-0-0 0-1-0 1-1-0 0-0-0 0-0-0
Seattle 0 2 0 .000 41 51 0-0-0 0-2-0 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-0-0
St. Louis has 35 vic- San Diego 60 91 .397 23 23 5-5 L-1 28-48 32-43 happened after he held out
Arizona 0 2 0 .000 6 58 0-1-0 0-1-0 0-2-0 0-0-0 0-1-0
tories since the All-Star the entire offseason and
z-clinched playoff berth
break, most in the National preseason seeking a con- Last Week’s Games This Week’s Games
x-clinched division
League, and has won two tract extension from the Thursday, Sept. 13 Thursday’s Game
straight after losing four in American League National League Raiders rather than play Cincinnati 34, Baltimore 23 N.Y. Jets at Cleveland, 7:20 p.m.
a row. St. Louis, which also Monday’s Games Monday’s Games under the final year of his Sunday, Sept. 16 Sunday’s Games
received home runs from Pittsburgh 7, Kansas City 6 N.Y. Mets 9, Philadelphia 4 rookie contract. Chicago Indianapolis 21, Washington 9 New Orleans at Atlanta, Noon
Paul DeJong, Harrison Bad- Pittsburgh 7, Kansas City 6 gave him a six-year, $141 New Orleans 21, Cleveland 18 Buffalo at Minnesota, Noon
Toronto 5, Baltimore 0
Tennessee 20, Houston 17 Denver at Baltimore, Noon
er, and Yadier Molina, is a Minnesota 6, Detroit 1 Miami 8, Washington 5 million extension that Miami 20, N.Y. Jets 12 Indianapolis at Philadelphia, Noon
half-game ahead of Colora- Tampa Bay 3, Texas 0 St. Louis 11, Atlanta 6 guarantees $90 million — L.A. Chargers 31, Buffalo 20 Cincinnati at Carolina, Noon
do for the second NL wild Seattle 4, Houston 1 Milwaukee 8, Cincinnati 0 the richest deal ever for an Atlanta 31, Carolina 24 San Francisco at Kansas City, Noon
Today’s Games Chicago Cubs 5, Arizona 1
card. NFL defensive player. Tampa Bay 27, Philadelphia 21 Green Bay at Washington, Noon
Boston (Eovaldi 5-7) at N.Y. Yankees L.A. Dodgers 8, Colorado 2
The Braves took a San Francisco 4, San Diego 2
Mack also had the crowd Kansas City 42, Pittsburgh 37 Oakland at Miami, Noon
(Happ 16-6), 12:05 p.m. Green Bay 29, Minnesota 29, OT N.Y. Giants at Houston, Noon
third-consecutive loss af- Today’s Games roaring with a strip-sack in
Kansas City (Skoglund 1-5) at Pittsburgh L.A. Rams 34, Arizona 0 Tennessee at Jacksonville, Noon
ter winning a season-best (Taillon 13-9), 6:05 p.m. Kansas City (Skoglund 1-5) at Pittsburgh the first half, smacking the
San Francisco 30, Detroit 27 L.A. Chargers at L.A. Rams, 3:05 p.m.
six straight games. They Toronto (Sanchez 4-6) at Baltimore (Taillon 13-9), 6:05 p.m. ball out of Wilson’s hand as Jacksonville 31, New England 20 Chicago at Arizona, 3:25 p.m.
remained 6½ games up in (Bundy 8-14), 6:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Matz 5-11) at Philadelphia he wound up to pass, and he Denver 20, Oakland 19 Dallas at Seattle, 3:25 p.m.
the division following Phil- Chicago White Sox (Rodon 6-5) at (Nola 16-5), 6:05 p.m. consistently pressured the Dallas 20, N.Y. Giants 13 New England at Detroit, 7:20 p.m.
adelphia’s loss to the Mets, Cleveland (Kluber 18-7), 6:10 p.m. Washington (Strasburg 8-7) at Miami quarterback. It was more Monday’s Game Monday, Sept. 24
which reduced Atlanta’s (Alcantara 2-0), 6:10 p.m.
Minnesota (Odorizzi 6-10) at Detroit of the same from last week, Chicago 24, Seattle 17 Pittsburgh at Tampa Bay, 7:15 p.m.
St. Louis (Gomber 5-1) at Atlanta
magic number to seven (Norris 0-4), 6:10 p.m.
(Sanchez 6-5), 6:35 p.m.
when he had a strip-sack
as the Braves try to clinch Tampa Bay (Snell 19-5) at Texas and interception return for
their first NL East title in
five years.
(Gallardo 8-5), 7:05 p.m.
Seattle (Leake 10-9) at Houston (James
Cincinnati (Lorenzen 3-1) at Milwaukee
(Anderson 9-7), 6:40 p.m.
Chicago Cubs (Montgomery 4-5) at
a touchdown at Green Bay,
except there was one key
Chicago honors Urlacher
0-0), 7:10 p.m.
Mike Foltynewicz (11- Arizona (Andriese 3-5), 8:40 p.m. difference. By JAY COHEN Ring of Excellence from
L.A. Angels (Skaggs 8-8) at Oakland The Associated Press
10) walked three of the (Hendriks 0-1), 9:05 p.m.
Colorado (Freeland 15-7) at The Bears came out Bears owner Virginia Mc-
first five batters he faced Wednesday’s Games
L.A. Dodgers (Kershaw 8-5), 9:10 p.m. on top after blowing a Caskey, and the team also
— one intentionally — and San Francisco (Holland 7-8) at 20-point lead against a CHICAGO — Brian Ur- presented Urlacher and
Minnesota (Gonsalves 0-2) at Detroit
hit Yadier Molina with a (Turnbull 0-0), 12:10 p.m.
San Diego (Lucchesi 8-8), 9:10 p.m.
hobbled Aaron Rodgers in lacher finally got a chance his family with a statue of
Wednesday’s Games to say goodbye, and he
pitch before Wong’s oppo- Tampa Bay (TBD) at Texas (Mendez 2-1), St. Louis (Flaherty 8-7) at Atlanta
a loss to the Packers. the All-Pro linebacker.
site-field, two-run single 1:05 p.m. “That’s a great feeling,” tackled the opportunity The 40-year-old Urlach-
(Toussaint 1-1), 11:10 a.m.
gave St. Louis a 3-0 lead in Boston (Price 15-6) at N.Y. Yankees Mack said. “We took it the same way he played
N.Y. Mets (Matz 5-11) at Philadelphia er, who rose to stardom
the first. (Severino 17-8), 6:05 p.m. (Eflin 10-7), 5:05 p.m. over the top.” for 13 seasons.
at New Mexico before he
Atlanta pitchers have Kansas City (Fillmyer 3-1) at Pittsburgh Kansas City (Fillmyer 3-1) at Pittsburgh Amukamara jumped Fast.
(Archer 4-8), 6:05 p.m. The Chicago Bears was selected by Chicago
issued 32 walks in the last (Archer 4-8), 6:05 p.m. the route on a pass intend-
Toronto (Gaviglio 3-8) at Baltimore Cincinnati (Harvey 7-8) at Milwaukee honored at halftime of with the No. 9 pick in the
four games. ed for Rashaad Penny near
“It just goes down to
(TBD), 6:05 p.m. (Gonzalez 8-11), 6:40 p.m.
midfield for his first career their 24-17 victory against 2000 draft, then blitzed
Chicago White Sox (Covey 5-13) at San Francisco (Stratton 10-9) at through a quick speech
early on — the walks, the Cleveland (Carrasco 16-9), 6:10 p.m. touchdown, making it 24- the Seattle Seahawks on
San Diego (Erlin 3-7), 8:10 p.m. thanking his family, for-
walks, the walks — they all Seattle (TBD) at Houston (Keuchel Chicago Cubs (Hamels 9-9) at Arizona 10 with 6 minutes, 37 sec- Monday night, after he
score,” Braves manager Bri- 11-10), 7:10 p.m. (Ray 5-2), 8:40 p.m. onds left. It was his first in- was inducted into the Pro mer teammates and fans
an Snitker said. “That’s the L.A. Angels (Pena 3-4) at Oakland Colorado (Anderson 6-9) at terception since 2015 with Football Hall of Fame this for their support over the
big thing.” (Anderson 3-5), 9:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Buehler 7-5), 9:10 p.m. the New York Giants. summer. He received his years.

No. 6 LSU, Orgeron suddenly
6. Ferris State (Mich.) (1) 3-0 674 6 16. Cumberlands (Ky.) 3-0 155 17 SOUTH
STATS Football 7. Midwestern St. (Texas) 3-0 645 7 17. Bethel (Tenn.) 3-0 145 19 Minnesota at Maryland, 11 a.m.
8. West Georgia 3-0 560 10 18. Southeastern (Fla.) 2-0 139 18
Championship Subdivision 9. Ouachita Baptist (Ark.) 3-0 499 14 19. Dickinson State (N.D.) 2-1 106 20
Kent State at Mississippi, 11 a.m.
Notre Dame at Wake Forest, 11 a.m.
The weekly poll, with first-place votes in paren- 10. West Florida 2-1 436 13 20. Saint Xavier (Ill.) 2-2 98 21 Pittsburgh at North Carolina, 11:20 a.m.
theses, records through Sept. 15, points and 11. Minnesota-Duluth 3-0 431 16 21. Arizona Christian 3-0 87 22 Louisville at Virginia, 11:30 a.m.
previous rank:

adjusting to favored status

12. Central Washington 2-1 361 15 22. Montana Western 3-0 85 NR Marist at Stetson, Noon
Rec. Pts Pvs 13. West Chester (Pa.) 3-0 360 18 23. Rocky Mntain (Mont.) 2-2 41 14 Western Michigan at Georgia State, 1 p.m.
1. North Dakota St. (154) 2-0 3970 1 14. Colorado Mesa 3-0 352 19 24. Montana Tech 2-1 33 23 Austin Peay at Tennessee-Martin, 2 p.m.
2. James Madison (2) 2-1 3744 2 15. Pittsburg State (Kan.) 3-0 300 23 25. Faulkner (Ala.) 2-1 26 NR Texas A&M at Alabama, 2:30 p.m.
3. South Dakota State 2-0 3602 3 16. Valdosta State (Ga.) 3-0 295 NR Also Receiving Votes: Webber Gardner-Webb at Appalachian State, 2:30 p.m.
4. North Carolina A&T (3) 3-0 3280 5 17. Colo. School of Mines 3-0 247 NR International (Fla.) 23, Avila (Mo.) 11, SAGU (Texas) 9, North Carolina Central at Duke, 2:30 p.m.
5. Sam Houston State 1-1 3217 4 18. Fort Hays State (Kan.) 2-1 245 17 Midland (Neb.) 5, Briar Cliff (Iowa) 3, Tabor (Kan.) 3, Northern Illinois at Florida State, 2:30 p.m.
6. Eastern Washington 2-1 3097 6 19. Harding (Ark.) 2-1 197 21 Siena Heights (Mich.) 3. Clemson at Georgia Tech, 2:30 p.m.
7. Kennesaw State
8. Wofford
2-1 2931
2-1 2673
19. Central Missouri 2-1 197
21. Southern Arkansas 3-0 180
25 Southeastern Conference
William & Mary at James Madison, 2:30 p.m.
FIU at Miami, 2:30 p.m.
By BRET T MARTEL “All the negative stuff
9. Samford 1-2 2557 9 22. Colorado State-Pueblo 2-1 154 9 Saturday’s Games Virginia Tech at Old Dominion, 2:30 p.m. The Associated Press that was going on ... if
10. Villanova 2-1 2436 12 23. West Alabama 2-1 142 8 VMI at Western Carolina, 2:30 p.m.
Texas A&M at Alabama, 2:30 p.m. (WCBI)
11. Weber State 2-1 2332 10 24. Azusa Pacific (Calif.) 3-0 132 NR
Georgia at Missouri, 11 a.m. (ESPN)
SE Missouri at Eeastern Kentucky, 3 p.m. it did affect us, it affect-
12. Jacksonville State
13. Nicholls
1-1 2026
1-2 1959
25. Indianapolis 1-1 106
Also Receiving Votes: Winona State (Minn.)
Kent State at Ole Miss, 11 a.m. (SEC Network)
Savannah State at Florida A&M, 3 p.m.
The Citadel at Mercer, 3 p.m.
BATON ROUGE, ed us in a positive way,”
14. Elon 1-1 1842 15 104, Sioux Falls (S.D.) 86, Florida Tech 71, South Carolina at Vanderbilt, 3 p.m. Sam Houston State at Nicholls, 3 p.m. La. — As much as LSU
15. Montana 2-1 1819 14 Notre Dame (Ohio) 47, Ohio Dominican 40, (SEC Network) South Carolina at Vanderbilt, 3 p.m. Orgeron said Monday,
16. McNeese 3-0 1471 16 Tarleton State (Texas) 37, Fairmont State Alabama A&M vs. Southern U., 4 p.m. football coach Ed Org-
17. Maine 2-0 1388 22 (W.Va.) 25, Kutztown (Pa.) 20, Edinboro (Pa.)
Louisiana Tech at LSU, 6 p.m. (ESPNU)
Shaw at Campbell, 5 p.m. referring to LSU barely
18. Central Arkansas 2-1 1305 17 16, Carson-Newman (Tenn.) 11, Ashland (Ohio)
Florida at Tennessee, 6 p.m. (ESPN)
Elon at Charleston Southern, 5 p.m. eron urges his players to
19. Illinois State 2-0 1110 19 Mississippi State at Kentucky, 6 p.m. (ESPN2) Clark Atlanta at Kennesaw State, 5 p.m. being ranked in the Top
20. Northern Arizona 1-2 845 18
10, Findlay (Ohio) 6, Hillsdale (Mich.) 3, Bowie
Arkansas at Auburn, 6:30 p.m. (SEC Network) North Texas at Liberty, 5 p.m. “block out the noise,” the
21. Northern Iowa 0-2 761 21
State (Md.) 1.
Orgeron 25 to start the season
22. South Dakota 1-2 730 23 Conference USA Morgan State at North Carolina A&T, 5 p.m.
Norfolk State at South Carolina State, 5 p.m. reality is inescapable.
23. UC Davis 2-1 617 NR AFCA Division III Coaches Friday’s Game Samford at Chattanooga, 6 p.m. The Tigers have used and listed as a preseason
24. Stony Brook 2-1 498 24
25. Rhode Island 2-1 358 NR

1. Mount Union (Ohio) (46)
Rec. Pts
2-0 1294
FAU at UCF, 6 p.m.
Saturday’s Games
Alabama State at Grambling State, 6 p.m.
Tennessee Tech at Jacksonville State, 6 p.m. their underdog status as emo- underdog in a handful of
Also Receiving Votes: Austin Peay 225,
Colgate 184, Delaware 154, Yale 115,
2. Mary Hardin-Baylor (Texas) (6) 2-0 1251
3. St. Thomas (Minn.) 2-0 1171
Western Kentucky at Ball State, 2 p.m.
Mississippi State at Kentucky, 6 p.m.
Louisiana Tech at LSU, 6 p.m. tional fuel in a pair of upsets of games on its schedule — includ-
Charlotte at Massachusetts, 2:30 p.m.
top-10 teams in the first three ing against then-No. 8 Miami in
New Hampshire 88, Sacramento State 71, Coastal Carolina at Louisiana-Lafayette, 6 p.m.
Furman 39, Montana State 36, Richmond 33, 4. Brockport (N.Y.) 3-0 1086 FIU at Miami, 2:30 p.m. Troy at Louisiana-Monroe, 6 p.m.
5. North Central (Ill.) 2-0 1037
weeks of the season. Now that its season opener and then-No. 7
Butler 27, Monmouth 17, Tennessee State 16, Virginia Tech at Old Dominion, 2:30 p.m. Alcorn State at MVSU, 6 p.m.
North Alabama 14, Western Illinois 13, San 6. Hardin-Simmons (Texas) 2-0 956 North Carolina State at Marshall, 6 p.m.
7. Wesley (Del.) 2-0 933 North Texas at Liberty, 5 p.m.
they’re ranked sixth in the Top Auburn this past Saturday.
Diego 13, Idaho 11, Prairie View A&M 11, Azusa Pacific at North Alabama, 6 p.m.
Chattanooga 10, North Dakota 9, Southern Utah 8, 8. Wisconsin-Whitewater 3-0 903 Texas State at UTSA, 6 p.m.
Bluefield South at Presbyterian, 6 p.m.
Louisiana Tech at LSU, 6 p.m. (ESPNU)
Southeastern Louisiana 7, Southern Illinois 5,
Lehigh 4, Western Carolina 2, Northwestern
9. Frostburg State (Md.)
10. St. John’s (Minn.)
2-0 844
2-0 823 Rice at Southern Mississippi, 6 p.m.
Florida at Tennessee, 6 p.m.
Rice at Southern Mississippi, 6 p.m. 25, they’ll have to get used to “We’ve been playing with a
State 2, Sacred Heart 2, Howard 1. 11. Wittenberg (Ohio) 2-0 686 North Carolina State at Marshall, 6 p.m. Arkansas at Auburn, 6:30 p.m.
Furman at ETSU, 6:30 p.m. playing as favorites — this week chip on our shoulder.”
12. Washington & Jefferson (Pa.) 3-0 685 New Mexico State at UTEP, 6:30 p.m.
FCS Coaches 13. Wisconsin-Oshkosh 2-1 682 South Alabama at Memphis, 7 p.m. against Louisiana Tech and per- Several LSU players have
SPARTANBURG, S.C. — The weekly poll, 14. Linfield (Ore.) 1-1 604 Southwestern Athletic East Carolina at South Florida, 7 p.m.
with first-place votes in parentheses, points, 15. John Carroll (Ohio) 2-0 527 Conference
MIDWEST haps until current No. 2 Georgia acknowledged being motivated
See lsU, 5B
preseason ranking and records through Sept. Ohio at Cincinnati, 11 a.m.
Rec. Pts Pvs
16. Trine (Ind.)
17. Berry (Ga.)
3-0 505
3-0 451
Saturday’s Games Akron at Iowa State, 11 a.m.
Nebraska at Michigan, 11 a.m.
visits Death Valley on Oct. 13.
18. Case Western Reserve (Ohio) 2-0 387 Alabama A&M vs. Southern U. at Mobile,
1. North Dakota State (26) 2-0 650 1 Alabama, 4 p.m. Georgia at Missouri, 11 a.m.

Ohio State’s Meyer working

2. James Madison 2-1 622 2 19. Rensselaer (N.Y.) 3-0 246 Boston College at Purdue, 11 a.m.
3. South Dakota State 2-0 598 3 20. Delaware Valley (Pa.) 2-1 214 Alcorn State at MVSU, 6 p.m. Nevada at Toledo, 11 a.m.
4. North Carolina A&T 3-0 566 6 21. Franklin & Marshall (Pa.) 3-0 176 Alabama State at Grambling St., 6 p.m. Davidson at Dayton, Noon
5. Kennesaw State 2-1 526 8 22. Wabash (Ind.) 3-0 175 Prairie View at Arkansas-Pine Bluff, 6 p.m. Delaware at North Dakota State, 1 p.m.
6. Eastern Washington 2-1 498 5 23. Illinois Wesleyan 1-1 163 Texas Southern at Houston, 7 p.m. Truman State at Valparaiso, 1 p.m.
6. Wofford 2-1 498 7 24. Wheaton (Ill.) 1-1 147 Western Kentucky at Ball State, 2 p.m.

to repair scandal damage

8. Weber State 2-1 457 13 25. Wisconsin-La Crosse 2-1 114 Miami University at Bowling Green, 2 p.m.
9. Jacksonville State 1-1 441 11 Also Receiving Votes: Wisconsin-Platteville Thursday’s Game Maine at Central Michigan, 2 p.m.
10. McNeese 3-0 393 15 EAST Tennessee State at Eastern Illinois, 2 p.m.
90, Central (Iowa) 87, Ohio Northern 87, Johns Tulane at Ohio State, 2:30 p.m.
11. Sam Houston State 1-1 386 4 Hopkins (Md.) 76, Centre (Ky.) 61, Wartburg Tulsa at Temple, 6:30 p.m.
12. Elon 1-1 352 14 Howard vs. Bethune-Cookman, 3:30 p.m.
13. Central Arkansas 2-1 322 17 (Iowa) 60, Cortland (N.Y.) 45, Concordia- Hampton at Northern Iowa, 4 p.m.
14. Villanova 2-1 254 10 Moorhead (Minn.) 43, Salisbury (Md.) 40, Friday’s Games Idaho State at North Dakota, 4 p.m.
Whitworth (Wash.) 29, Ithaca (N.Y.) 26, EAST Michigan State at Indiana, 6:30 p.m.
15. Illinois State
16. Maine
2-0 253
2-0 248
20 Washington & Lee (Va.) 26, Trinity (Conn.) Harvard at Brown, 6 p.m. Wisconsin at Iowa, 7:30 p.m. By MITCH STACY has suffered and said he
SOUTHWEST The Associated Press
17. Samford
18. Nicholls
1-2 236
1-2 228 12
9 20, Muhlenberg (Pa.) 19, Bethel (Minn.) 17,
East Texas Baptist 14, Thomas More (Ky.) 13, FAU at UCF, 6 p.m.
Navy at SMU, 11 a.m. hopes more clarity about
19. Stony Brook
20. Montana
2-1 176
2-1 115
Union (N.Y.) 13, Hope (Mich.) 10, Monmouth MIDWEST Kansas at Baylor, 2:30 p.m.
TCU at Texas, 3:30 p.m. what happened will help
21. Austin Peay 2-1 114 23
(Ill.) 10, Amherst (Mass.) 9, Springfield (Mass.)
9, Baldwin-Wallace (Ohio) 7, Mount St. Joseph
Penn State at Illinois, 8 p.m.
Prairie View at Arkansas-Pine Bluff, 6 p.m. COLUMBUS, Ohio — mitigate the damage.
UNLV at Arkansas State, 6 p.m.
22. Nothern Iowa
23. Rhode Island
0-2 88
2-1 83
(Ohio) 5, Franklin (Ind.) 4, Guilford (N.C.) 4,
Randolph-Macon (Va.) 4, Redlands (Calif.) 3,
Washington State at Southern California, Southeastern Louisiana at Lamar, 6 p.m. Ohio State football coach In what normally
9:30 p.m. Army at Oklahoma, 6 p.m.
24. Colgate
25. UC Davis
2-0 64
2-1 47
Southwestern (Texas) 3, Framingham State Saturday’s Games Texas Tech at Oklahoma State, 6 p.m. Urban Meyer said he has would have been a press
(Mass.) 2, Millikin (Ill.) 2, Rowan (N.J.) 2. Abilene Christian at Stephen F. Austin, 6 p.m.
Also Receiving Votes: Delaware 36, North EAST
Texas State at UTSA, 6 p.m. sent letters and had con- conference about the
Dakota 36, South Dakota 32, Mercer 23, NAIA Buffalo at Rutgers, 11 a.m.
New Mexico State at UTEP, 6:30 p.m.
versations with families
Sacramento State 22, Towson 17, Western Rec. Pts Pv
Robert Morris at Bryant, Noon
Texas Southern at Houston, 7 p.m. week’s football game,
of players as a key step Meyer
Carolina 12, Harvard 10, Montana State 1. Saint Francis (Ind.) (16) 3-0 366 1 Lafayette at Colgate, Noon
10, Southeastern Louisiana 10, Northern
Arizona 7, Chattanooga 6, Monmouth (N.J.) 6,
2. Morningside (Iowa) 3-0 351 2 CCSU at Fordham, Noon Illinois State at Colorado State, 2 p.m. the Ohio State coach met
Dartmouth at Holy Cross, Noon
Princeton 5, Richmond 2, Youngstown State 1.
3. Southern Oregon 3-0 339
4. Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) 3-0 324
4 Columbia at Georgetown, 1 p.m.
Sacramento State at Montana, 2 p.m.
Arizona at Oregon State, 3 p.m. toward containing and for nearly an hour with
American Football 5. Northwestern (Iowa) 3-0 308
6. Marian (Ind.) 2-0 294
Yale at Cornell, 2 p.m.
Lehigh at Penn, 2 p.m.
Cal Poly at Eastern Washington, 3:05 p.m.
Montana State at Portland State, 4 p.m.
repairing the scandal that led reporters who questioned him
Coaches Association 7. Reinhardt (Ga.) 2-1 278 7 Charlotte at Massachusetts, 2:30 p.m. McNeese State at BYU, 5 p.m. to his three-game suspension, a about his mismanagement of
8. Concordia (Mich.) 3-0 253 8 Kansas State at West Virginia, 2:30 p.m. Southern Utah at Northern Arizona, 6 p.m.
Division II Coaches 9. Georgetown (Ky.) 2-1 237 9 Connecticut at Syracuse, 3 p.m. Idaho at UC Davis, 6 p.m. saga he describes as “a window fired assistant Zach Smith and
Rec. Pts Pvs 10. Evangel (Mo.) 4-0 234 11 Stanford at Oregon, 7 p.m.
1. Texas A&M-Comm. (22) 3-0 804 1 11. Grand View (Iowa) 2-1 231 10 Monmouth (NJ) at Princeton, 3:30 p.m.
Richmond at Stony Brook, 5 p.m.
Northern Colorado at Weber State, 7 p.m. in time I made an error.” his resulting suspension after a
2. Minnesota State (6) 3-0 789 2 12. Baker (Kan.) 2-1 204 12 Air Force at Utah State, 9:15 p.m.
3. Indiana (Pa.) (4) 3-0 745 3 13. Langston (Okla.) 1-0 194 13 Bucknell at Villanova, 5 p.m. Eastern Michigan at San Diego State, 9:30 p.m. He acknowledged Monday university investigation.
4. Northwest Missouri St. 3-0 702 4 14. Kansas Wesleyan 3-0 165 16 Sacred Heart at Wagner, 5 p.m. Arizona State at Washington, 9:30 p.m.
5. Grand Valley St. (Mich.) 3-0 695 5 15. Benedictine (Kan.) 2-1 161 15 State Francis (Pa.) at Albany (NY), 6 p.m. Duquesne at Hawaii, 10:59 p.m. that the program’s reputation
4B Tuesday, September 18, 2018 The Dispatch •

Tafoya masters tough
job of sideline reporter
By BARRY WILNER him. Then to see he was
The Associated Press so ticked when they had
to settle for a field goal
Michele Tafoya stood on his first drive back, he
next to Aaron Rodgers on was livid.
the Lambeau Field turf “Then the gleam came
and saw the mischievous back, and I thought about
glint in the quarterback’s it throughout that per-
eyes. She knew a good in- formance — and you are
terview was ahead. standing right there; my
And it was, with eyes were on this
Rodgers not only guy even if the cam-
reveling in the era couldn’t be.’”
comeback he’d As for the come-
led on NBC’s first back to beat the
Sunday night tele- Bears, which didn’t
cast this season, surprise Tafoya at all
but guaranteeing because she’s seen it
his knee problems so many times from
would not sideline Tafoya the Packers star,
him for the next “He knew it. He has
game against Minnesota. an uncanny ability to focus
It was a short conversa- and seem to be relaxed in
tion that highlighted how the process.”
a sideline reporter — per- There are so many in-
haps the most thankless herent difficulties in the job in sports broadcast-
sideline reporters’ jobs.
Former West Point High School standout Chris Calvert had four touchdowns last week in the Northwest Mississippi ing — can bring news and The last thing they want
Community College football team’s victory against Mississippi Delta C.C. some entertainment to to be is superfluous, yet

Calvert the viewer. nuggets of knowledge ar-

That’s something Ta- en’t always available. Pro
foya has been doing for sports teams aren’t all
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three outlets: NBC, ABC that forthcoming with any
East Mississippi C.C. on Oct. 4. left, so you have to stay humble. “This league is all about offense,” and ESPN. She worked
information, let alone inju-
“This team is very talented,” This has just been an incredible Calvert said. “It’s humbling when her 250th game when ries or benchings.
Calvert said. “As a freshman, it spot. The older guys have taken me you go to practice every day and are the Cowboys beat the Gi- By necessity, the time
feels special to be out there on that in and shown me what it takes to surrounded by all these great play- ants in Week 2 of the NFL Tafoya and her peers have
field doing my part. You know a lot compete in this league. ers. You see guys that you know will schedule. on the air is limited; fans
of guys around the league and you “Day in and day out, it’s a grind. play at best colleges, and some will “The other night with tune in for the action on
want them to show out, too. Ev- You have to work hard because all play in the NFL. For me, it’s just a Aaron, you could feel the the field, not for who is
erybody is competing. Everybody of the guys in this league are work- learning process. Every day, I try air leave that building when announcing. It’s a get in
wants to play senior college ball, so ing hard. If you aren’t contributing to get a little better, learning from he was hurt,” Tafoya says. and get out sort of envi-
it’s a dogfight. Your ranking does and getting better, it is going to the coaches and from the guys on “Are you kidding me? The ronment, so being concise
not matter. If you don’t come to play, show up on game night.” my team. We are a close group and thought occurred he might and precise are essential.
you will get beat.” Kevin Perkins is the team’s lead- a fun group.” be done, and he was done Probably her most chal-
Calvert, who has six touch- ing returning rusher. The sopho- Calvert tied a school record with early last year, too. And lenging work came when
downs, has led the Rangers in rush- more from Rosa Fort flirted with his four rushing touchdowns. It then to witness the come- then-Texans coach Gary
ing in two games. His coming out 1,000 yards rushing last season. He was territory not recently traveled back, it was sort of like Kubiak collapsed just be-
party was last Thursday when he has three of the team’s 11 rushing for Calvert. His 48 career rush- watching a movie. fore halftime of a Sunday
had four touchdowns and rushed for touchdowns. ing touchdowns only included one “When he came back night game in 2013. The
98 yards in a 59-16 victory against As a team, Northwest Missis- four-touchdown night. It was his on the field and he was on coach was wheeled into the
Mississippi Delta C.C. sippi C.C. ran for 338 yards against sophomore season in a 50-0 victory the sideline, Mike McCa- locker room on a stretch-
“That game felt great,” Calvert Mississippi Delta C.C. against Saltillo. rthy was saying, ‘We will er, but there was very little
said. “Our offensive line has a lot The Rangers are averaging “It had been a while,” Calvert see if he is ready.’ Aar- information immediately
of experience. The coaches have 310.7 yards passing and 188.7 yards said. “It’s nice to know you still have on was smiling and had available on his condition.
been working with and instilling rushing per game. Northwest Mis- it.” that gleam, and there’s Tafoya did what any
confidence in me. It was the kind of sissippi C.C. has topped 50 points Follow Dispatch sports nothing like that when professional reporter
night that tells me I can play in this in back-to-back games for the first writer Scott Walters on Twitter it’s in his eyes, when he should do, sticking to
league. There is still a lot of season time since 2000. @dispatchscott has that little mystery in what she knew.

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in the last seven series wins. At quarterback, the Lions are running clocks in two games. EMCC will need to continue to
EMCC has started strong with a spoiled. Michigan State transfer Messi- The running game is in good hands stack style points in the event it loses
team built similar to Stephens’ second ah deWeaver is the prototypical pocket with Notre Dame transfer Deon McIn- at Northwest. A year ago, EMCC beat
and third national championship teams passer. He was set to start after arriving tosh leading the way. McIntosh has run three-straight ranked opponents (one in
in 2013 and 2014. on the Scooba campus in January. Prior 253 yards and seven touchdowns. regular season and two in the state play-
Those teams had good run/pass to the start of the season, Vijay Miller On defense, the Lions have forced 11 offs) to overcome the loss to Northwest.
balance, quality size along the offensive was granted permission by the San turnovers. A year ago, the team had 20 This season’s EMCC-Northwest
line, a front four on defense with size Diego Padres baseball organization to turnovers in 12 games. game is a week earlier, so the loser will
and speed, and a secondary designed to come back and play a second football While we won’t learn anything about have time to regroup. The loser will
create turnovers. season in Scooba. EMCC on Thursday night, the team need a state championship rematch and
The 2017 national championship With deWeaver and Miller in uni- will then focus on a critical three-game it will need to win that rematch to play
team was built differently. However, form, Stephens can run his offense to stretch at East Central C.C., at North- for a national title.
that was a team on a mission after perfection. The run options are there. west Mississippi C.C., and at home to For now, EMCC can settle for three
near-misses at national titles in 2015 The throw options are there. The re- Holmes C.C. game’s worth of very good numbers.
and 2016. ceivers look like a standard EMCC crew East Central C.C. dropped a 28-24
The Lions were vulnerable on de- that is deep, fast, and talented. decision to Northwest Mississippi C.C., Scott Walters is a sports writer for
fense a year ago. That hasn’t been the The Lions are averaging 55 points while Holmes C.C. owns an impressive The Dispatch. He can be reached at
case through the first three weeks of and 536 yards per game against above victory against then-No. 8 Jones County Follow him on
this season. average competition and after having Junior College. Twitter @dispatchscott.

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future here, immediate and the body injury” against Louisi- The criticism of the RPO Weekly honors Moorhead said of Guidry,
long term.” ana-Lafayette. Peters was seen — and Fitzgerald is far from MSU center Elgton Jenkins “The most exciting thing about
Mixon caught a 25-yard on the sideline with a wrap over alone in this — relates to the was named the SEC Offensive his performance last week was
touchdown pass from Fitzger- his knee. illegal man downfield penalty. Lineman of the Week. Accord- it was a validation of his prac-
ald in the third quarter to help “It’ll be week to week. We’ll Since RPOs are blocked as runs ing to Pro Football Focus, he tice habits.”
propel the Bulldogs to the rout. see where he goes this week,” even when the ball is ultimate- has allowed one quarterback Fitzgerald was 14-for-21 for
He is tied with Stephen Guidry Moorhead said. ly thrown, it stands to reason hurry on 84 drop backs. 243 yards and two touchdowns.
for the team lead with six catch- Moorhead said other players that offensive linemen can vi- “He’s a guy with a lot of skill, He also rushed for 107 yards
es. He is averaging 16.8 yards have bumps and bruises and will a lot of intelligence, very athlet-
olate the 3-yard cushion they and four touchdowns. Abram
per catch. be day to day. He initially didn’t ic,” Moorhead said.
are granted before the ball is had four tackles and an inter-
“I’m just blessed,” Mixon name any players, but he later Moorhead said the coach-
thrown, yet coaches have ar- ception early in the second half.
said Saturday after the game. confirmed running back Kylin ing staff’s players of the game
“I had an injury I wasn’t really gued the rule is too difficult to
Hill is one of those players. enforce and isn’t enforced well. were Fitzgerald, safety Johna-
supposed to come back from,
Fitzgerald said his only way than Abram, and safety Marcus Florida kickoff time
but I worked my tail off trying
to get back from it and God
RPO debate to change it is to take it to the
Murphy for his special teams announced
Northwestern coach Pat contributions. The scout team Dan Mullen’s return to
blessed me with an opportuni- rules committee. Until then,
Fitzgerald made headlines last players of the week were wide Starkville will kick off at 5 p.m.
ty. I’ll never take another snap Moorhead isn’t sweating.
receiver Travis O’Conner, line-
for granted again.” week by likening run-pass op- “We’re an RPO-based of- on ESPN. The game will be part
backer R.J. Jennings, and run-
tions (RPO) to communism fense, so I believe the rule is of a doubleheader on ESPN.
ning back Taury Dixon. The
Injury update in the sense that they embody pretty clear based on the legali- academic staff selected line- The Ole Miss-LSU game will
Moorhead said cornerback public enemy No. 1. Few have ty of it and the refs enforce it as backer Leo Lewis, Guidry, and follow at 8:15 p.m.
Jamal Peters will miss the game pushed the envelope of the they see it,” Moorhead said. “A defensive lineman Devon Rob- Follow Dispatch sports
against Kentucky after he suf- RPO or built more of a personal lot of people are doing it. That’s inson as the student-athletes of writer Brett Hudson on Twitter
fered what he called a “lower brand off them than Moorhead. just where college football is.” the week. @Brett_Hudson

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first three games weren’t Ole Miss. It is the first and No. 14 Mississippi ries thanks to the lopsid- media because that’s the Alabama team is doing a
competitive enough to SEC team to score 50- State and a visit from No. ed games, says it’s “not quickest way to get disap- good job so far of staying
keep the second-teamers plus points in each of its 9 Auburn. very hard” to avoid get- pointed.” levelheaded.
in throughout much less first three games. That’s where Saban ting overconfident. In other words, listen “We can’t get compla-
the starters. No Alabama team has comes in, reminding his “I guess because we to Saban, not the outside cent with ourselves,” he
The greatest risk for put up 50 three times in a players that “the standard know that at the end of the world. Or the rat poison. said. “You always got to
rat poison might be the row since 1945. of excellence cannot be af- day, whatever team we’re Cornerback Trevon want more, want to do
scores themselves, not Now, the key is stay- fected by outside voices in playing is going to give Diggs says the coach better. This team does
the outside buzz. ing grounded with pre- terms of your preparation, us their best game,” Har- might be tougher on the a great job of that. We
Alabama leads the na- sumably much tougher your intensity, the level of ris said. “It’s not going to team after wins than after always think about one
tion in scoring after routs challenges ahead, includ- focus you need to have.” do us any good believing losses and always finds game at a time, 1-0. One
of Louisville (51-14), Ar- ing the Aggies plus road Tailback Damien Har- how good everybody says things they can do better. game at a time, one game
kansas State (57-7), and games against No. 6 LSU ris, who has just 24 car- we are or buying into the Diggs does think this a time.”
The Dispatch • Tuesday, September 18, 2018 5B

LSU Ohio State

Continued from Page 3B Continued from Page 3B
by college football ana- than their own experienc- Joe Burrow, a graduate “I think there was,” suspended. when asked by reporters.
lysts who almost unani- es from this season for les- transfer from Ohio State, Meyer said when asked Meyer reiterated his “I’m going to keep say-
mously predicted against sons about what it means has avoided turnovers and whether the program contention that he didn’t ig- ing if for the rest of my
them before their dramat- to be highly ranked. come through with clutch was damaged. He said nore or cover up domestic life, this was about trying
ic, 22-21 victory at Auburn “We’ve played two top- completions , such as on his the letters and talks with abuse allegations against to help an employee with
on Saturday. 10 teams so far. Being a fourth-and-7 completion on families of players were to Smith, who was fired in work related issues. It was
Going forward, Orgeron top-10 team did not help Saturday’s winning drive. assuage concerns that he July. Smith denies abusing not about lying to the me-
asserted, “We are going to them, so that’s not going Running back Nick Bros- turned his back on domes- his wife, Courtney Smith, dia,” Meyer said.
stay humble. It’s going to to win a football game for sette has blossomed as a tic violence allegations. and was never charged or Meyer was asked about
start with me. We are not us,” Orgeron asserted. senior, averaging about 110 “The damage, I be- prosecuted for domestic memory issues cited by the
going to mention rankings. LSU entered the sea- yards per game. lieve, is that we just went violence. Meyer said his report as a reason why he
We are not going to men- son confident in its de- “It feels good. Credit to through a really hard mistake was not asking might not have remembered
tion anything but focusing fense, but unsure what to all the guys who just kind time, and I made a mis- more questions about their specific conversations. He
in on the task at hand.” expect from an offense of trust the process,” said take in helping a troubled situation and instead trying said he’s had some medical
Orgeron recalled that that would rely on a new senior tight end Foster employee, went too far in to help Zach Smith keep his issues that required some
when he was an assistant quarterback, as well as Moreau, a member of the trying to help someone,” job so he could continue to “pretty heavy meds at time,”
to Pete Carroll on Southern largely unproven running team’s leadership council. Meyer said. support his family. but said “I’m very healthy”
California teams that con- backs and receivers. The “We understood what we Beyond his players, He also again denied ly- and none of those issues
tended for national titles, suspension of starting of- were going to have to do Meyer’s explanations and ing to reporters about his would affect his running of
high rankings or anything fensive tackle Ed Ingram and how we were going to actions have ramifications knowledge of 2015 allega- the program.
else that promoted a sense shortly before the season have to beat teams that we with potential recruits. tions against Smith, say- Meyer was put on
of favored status were “nev- only cast further doubt on weren’t expected to beat. Four-star linebacker ing that he “misspoke.” paid leave on Aug. 1, two
er mentioned.” the unit’s potential. But then again, it’s only Kane Patterson from Ten- Ohio State’s investigative days before the Buckeyes
As far as Orgeron is LSU’s passing game three games in. We’re un- nessee already rescinded report found that Meyer opened fall camp as the
concerned, LSU players has been by no means defeated so far, but we’re his commitment to Ohio intended to keep details university launched its in-
should look no further prolific, but quarterback far from perfect.” State since Meyer was of Smith’s troubles private vestigation.

Comics & Puzzles

Dear Abby
EAR ABBY: don’t know if I’m home — who had lived there
My husband still in love with and what the house had been
has less him. Does this like when she visited there
and less interest proposed one- as a friend of the previous
in me. It started year respite have owners.
with the last pres- any chance of She then announced that
idential election. working? — SAD the man who owned the home
Since then, I have WIFE IN BUFFALO years ago had committed
cut way back on DEAR WIFE: suicide — in the home. The
politics because Yes, it does. It hostess maintained a gracious
appears that in stance, but my husband and
he doesn’t want
the midst of your I were horrified. Should the
to hear any of it. pain and turmoil neighbor be told that her
ZITS Being an activist you experienced comment was inappropriate?
on several fronts, a brief moment — HORRIFIED IN THE EAST
including politics of clarity. Your DEAR HORRIFIED: Because
and other areas, decision to give the comment may have cast
this is a big, your husband — a pall over the housewarming,
emotional part of
Dear Abby
and yourself — a it was inappropriate. However,
who I am. I get year of therapy it may not have come as a
so upset by his silences that I and then revisit the issue of complete surprise to the new
stop talking to him completely. divorce was both wise and owners. In the state where I
I’m spent from feeling so brilliant. You married each reside, real estate agents are
lonely, so unworthy of love, other for a reason; now give required by law to disclose that
helpless, hopeless and pow- yourselves a chance to remem- there had been a death in the
erless. I can’t take this much ber what it was. house (suicide, murder), which
longer. He says he wants to DEAR ABBY: New neighbors might affect the value of the
be with me, and he has just moved in a few doors down property. If you feel the need
started private therapy. I, too, from us. A few weeks later, to say something to the neigh-
GARFIELD am in therapy. they hosted an open house bor who made that tasteless
I was ready to draw up di- and invited about 15 families comment, by all means do so.
vorce papers when I suddenly from the homes closest to TO MY JEWISH READERS:
changed my mind. I told him I’d theirs. They served food and Yom Kippur, the day of atone-
wait a year for him to have his graciously gave everyone a tour ment, begins at sundown.
therapy, and then we’d review of the home, which had been During this 24-hour period,
everything we had learned and completely renovated. observant Jewish people fast,
proceed from there. My husband and I arrived engage in reflection and prayer,
Have I made a mistake? about the same time as anoth- and formally repent for any sin
Right now, I can’t stand to be er neighbor, and the three of that might have been commit-
around him. He can be the us visited with our hostess. As ted during the previous Hebrew
world’s greatest giver, but she rolled out the red carpet, year. To all of you — may your
other times he’s a selfish, in- the other neighbor proceeded fast be an easy, but meaning-
sensitive, arrogant know-it-all. I to talk about the history of the ful, one

TODAY’S BIRTHDAY TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Give yourself credit for your
(Sept. 18). Though you’re not You and yours will agree about creative bravery.
striving for it, you’ll still net the big-picture items though LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You
a fair amount of extra money there will be some major differ- like to think of yourself as spir-
by the end of the year and do ences of opinion on the topic of itually more evolved than a lot
something great with it, too. how to go about bringing that of the ego-gratification-based
Other highlights of this solar vision to life. Luckily, it’s a fine desires that people around you
year include: a voice from the day for finding compromise. seem to be chasing. And yet a
past becoming a figure in your GEMINI (May 21-June 21). certain status symbol still ap-
future, a brush with fame that For complicated reasons, you’re peals to you. Embrace it. You’re
becomes a fun story and a love more easily unsettled today human.
connection growing powerfully. than most days. While there’s VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22).
Leo and Sagittarius adore you. nothing wrong with this, it could This represents a window of
BABY BLUES Your lucky numbers are: 17, 1, be uncomfortable for you. Con- time when you feel strongly
22, 41 and 28. sider buffering your emotional about your choices. Next week
ARIES (March 21-April core with extra self-care and you’ll see other options and
19). Emotional bumpers can kindness. even more open up after that. In
go up like air bags, preventing CANCER (June 22-July 22). this light, flexible and short-term
injury but also closeness. These Creativity takes courage. By contracts are favorable.
protective cushions have their definition, it’s doing something LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23).
drawbacks and need only be new, which means uncertainty, It’s one of those days in which
employed in extreme situations. which is the birthplace of fear. it will be easy to tell others what
to do and hard to implement
your own plans for your life.
Therefore, skip the former and
focus all of your energy on the
latter, where it will do the most
21). Sometimes you get to live
life on your own terms. Enjoy it
fully, realizing that, as a rule, life
(being considerably bigger than
any individual) doesn’t make
a habit of acquiescing to any
particular person.
21). How do you know what’s
true? That’s the question of
the day, and you’ll be sure of
many true things by sundown.
One test of truth: It remains un-
changed by weather or moods.
19). You’re really trying to be
better than you were yesterday
in one particular regard, and you
will be. Trust that it happens
naturally, whether you try so
hard or not.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb.
18). You’ll stand and face
a thing. It’s a small bit of
unpleasantness you could have
easily blown off, but you won’t.
And this minor act of courage
speaks to something major
about your character. You’re a
FAMILY CIRCUS quality person.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March
20). As the sign that rules the
feet, you realize the importance
of being where your feet are.
And as the sign of imagination,
you don’t always follow the
dictum, but you’ll bring yourself
fully to the present moment
when it counts.

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6B TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2018 The Dispatch •
Legal Notices 0010 Lawn Care / Landscaping General Help Wanted 3200 Wanted To Buy 4780 Houses For Rent: Northside
1470 7110
JESSE & BEVERLY'S for a specialty con- buy 2BR/1BA house. 3BR/2.5BA, charming Buy, sell, trade,
THE STATE OF MISSIS- LAWN SERVICE. Mow- struction company in Prefer brick w/ small Antebellum home w/ or rent.
SIPPI ing, cleanup, landscap- Columbus. Responsib- yard. Move in ready. huge bedrooms. W&D
ing, sodding, & tree cut- ilities include working Loan approved. Call Bob incl. Large eat-in kit-
LOWNDES COUNTY ting. 356-6525. with General Contract- at 662-361-0514. chen, big deck w/
ors & Subcontractors, fenced back yard, se-
CAUSE NO. 2018-0189- TERRA CARE performing take offs, Pets 5150 cure covered parking. Houses For Sale: Caledonia
B Landscaping L.L.C. preparation of bids, $1200/mo + dep.
Phone: 662-549-1878 ADORABLE LAB pup- 662-251-9908.
job management of
Letters Testamentary Landscaping, Property field employees, pies, 3 mos old. $25
have been granted and Clean Up, Plant Care, covers worming & 3BR/2BA 158 Bethle-
scheduling, procuring 3BR/3BA w/ MOTHER- hem Rd. 1,523 sq. ft.
issued to the under- Bush Hogging, materials & timeline booster shot. Call or IN-LAW APT w/ sep en-
signed upon the Estate Herbicide Spraying text 662-435-2069. $129,900. Call 662-
management of trance. CH&A, lg. family 435-4188.
of Charles Lowell projects. Require- rm. w/ f. pl, DR, LR w/
Hughes, deceased, by Painting & Papering 1620 ments include com- Apts For Rent: Northside 7010 f. pl., W & D, fridge/ 3BR/2BA brick home on
the Chancery Court of puter skills, strong freezer/ icemaker, 1.6 acres, apx 1500sqft
Lowndes County, Mis- CLIFF'S PAINTING. Cliff communication, fol- FOX RUN COMPANY LLC bkfast rm, lndry rm, with 1BR/1BA rental
sissippi, on the 6th day Baswell. Free estim- low-through, & people 1 & 2 BR near hospital. scrd. porch, workroom, unit currently rented for
of September, A. D., ates. Interior/Exterior skills. Must be ex- $550-600/mo. Military fenced patio, off street $250/mo. Fenced back-
2018. This is to give no- work. 30 years experi- tremely reliable, discount offered, pet parking. M-I-L Apt incl. yard & newly updated.
tice to all persons hav- ence. Many references. timely, organized, & area, pet friendly, and kit, kitchenette, BR & $110,000. Call
ing claims against said 662-327-9079. detail oriented with furnished corporate bath. 323 13th St N. 662-574-0082.
estate to Probate and 662-386-0006. positive attitude & apartments available. $1250/mo., Dep. Req.
Register same with the character. Back- ON SITE SECURITY. ON Ref/app. req. No HUD. Investment Property 8550
Chancery Clerk of SULLIVAN'S PAINT SITE MAINTENANCE. ON 662-386-7506.
SERVICE ground in construc-
Lowndes County, Mis- tion supervision pre- SITE MANAGEMENT. 24- FANTASTIC ENTREPREN-
sissippi, within ninety Certified in lead HOUR CAMERA SUR-
removal. Offering spe- ferred but not re- SHERWOOD FOREST, EURIAL Opportunity to
(90) days from the first quired. Salaried posi- VEILLANCE. Benji @ own your own home and
cial prices on interior & 3BR/2BA, 2,000sqft at

publication date of this 662-386-4446
Notice to Creditors. A exterior painting, pres- tion with benefits &
Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm.
50 King Edward Dr. New be a landlord in a Great
Location! $115,000
vehicle furnished. range & fridge. W/D in-
sure washing & sheet
failure to so Probate
rock repairs. Email resume to Sat/Sun by appt only. cl. Fenced yard. Live in established mo- YESTERDAY’S
and Register said claim
Free Estimates job101@ $1150/mo + dep. bile home park and let Sudoku is a number-
will forever bar the
same. Call 435-6528 1, 2, 3 BEDROOM apart- 662-242-4923.
ments & townhouses.
your tenants make your
placing puzzle
Sudoku based on
is a number-
2 1 7 5 8 6 4 3 9
mortgage payments!
HELP WANTED – EXPER- Call for more info. Park in New Hope (East a 9x9 grid
placing with based
puzzle severalon 5 3 4 1 9 7 8 2 6

2018 Conceptis Puzzles, Dist. by King Features Syndicate, Inc.

This the 6th day of Stump Removal 1790 IENCED HEAVY EQUIP- 662-328-8254. Houses For Rent: East 7120 Columbus location) cur-
September, 2018. MENT OPERATORS 3BR/1BA Close to by- rently has 10 lots, with agiven
9x9 grid with several
numbers. The object 9 6 8 4 3 2 5 1 7
NEEDED FOR LOCAL Apts For Rent: East 7020 given numbers.
is to place The object
the numbers 4 7 5 9 6 3 1 8 2
pass. Stove, refrigerat- options to expand. 6.3
FRANCES DIANE PROJECT. MUST BE acres. One 3/2 all-elec-
HUGHES GRAY, Exec- 2BR/1BA 4935 Hwy. or, dishwasher, w/d is
1 to place
to 9 in thethe numbers
empty spaces
hookup, CH/A, double
carport, fenced back-
tric remodeled Mobile
Home w/new Central 1sotothat
9 ineach
the empty spaces
row, each 6 2 1 7 4 8 3 9 5
PUBLISH: 9/11, 9/18,
EXCAVATORS. Fax re- School District. $525
yard, large outside
sume to 662-492-4490 per mo. Water, garbage shop. $695/mo. $695
H/A currently rented,
storage building, and
so that each
column row, each
and each 3x3 box 3 8 9 2 5 1 7 6 4
containsand theeach
same3x3 box
& 9/25/2018
or email to jm.sitemast & sewage included. Call dep. 1-year lease. Cred- 662-435-4188.
one 37’ 5th wheel
camper for rent, 3 contains the same number
number 8 9 2 3 7 5 6 4 1
it check. Coleman Re- only once. The difficulty
GET 'ER DONE! alty. 662-329-2323. empty spaces – one of only once. The difficulty 1 5 6 8 2 4 9 7 3
COURT OF LOWNDES Apts For Rent: West 7050 which could hold your level increases from
own mobile home – and level increases from
Monday to Sunday. 7 4 3 6 1 9 2 5 8
stumps. Hard to reach James Pest Manage- Houses For Rent: Other 7180
places, blown over ment, Inc. Looking for 5 lots currently rented. Monday to Sunday. Difficulty Level 9/17
IN THE MATTER OF THE Pictures and video avail-
someone dedicated & 3BR/1.5BA country

ESTATE OF MARY Y. roots, hillsides, back- able for serious inquir-
CORKREN, DECEASED yards, pastures. Free hard working, & must home in Brooksville.
have a valid driver's li- $575/mo + $575 dep. ies. Owners willing to
estimates. You find it, finance with 20% down
CAUSE NO: 2018-0153- we'll grind it!
cense & high school
diploma. Resume Re- Apartments retirement. View by
Great for settling into
for 12 years and no
quired. Apply in person
at 5380 Hwy. 182 East,
& Houses appointment only.
Call (303)549-8359.
early payout penalty.
Septic and treatment
NOTICE TO CREDITORS Tree Services 1860
Columbus, MS 39702. 1 Bedrooms systems newly renov-
ated and pumped, con-
2 Bedroooms NICE HOUSE W/ POOL. venient to everything –
Bucket truck & stump 3BR/2.5BA, LOTS OF
grocery store, clinics,
pharmacy, YMCA, Lake
Serving Columbus is looking for an PLACE, LARGE DEN, Lowndes State Park.
Letters Testamentary since 1987. Senior ADVERTISING SALES Furnished & SUN ROOM W/ SUNKEN Call/text for more info,
have been granted and
issued to the under-
citizen disc. Call Alvin @
The ideal candidate is a
Unfurnished SPA, IN-GROUND POOL.
$1200 A MONTH, DE-
Pam, 601-310-3528.
signed upon the Estate "We'll go out on a limb
for you!"
motivated self-starter
with excellent commu-
1, 2, & 3 Baths POSIT REQUIRED.
Lots & Acreage 8600
of Mary Y. Corkren, de-
ceased, by the Chan- nication and organiza- Lease, Deposit 662-386-7530 200 ACRES timberland
cery Court of Lowndes
County, Mississippi, on Work from a bucket
tional skills, a strong
work ethic and the abil-
& Credit Check STEENS: QUIET Living, for sale. Mature saw
timber, excellent
the 30th day of July, A. truck. Insured/bonded. ity to relate to a wide custom home, big mas- hunting. Monroe County
D., 2018. This is to give Call Jimmy for a free es- range of people. Sales ter BR, 1 reg. BR, 1 big
timate 662-386-6286. near Greenwood
notice to all persons experience is preferred, BA, walk in closet, Springs, MS.
having claims against but not required. Full- CH&A, 20x20 covered PRICED TO SELL.
said estate to Probate time position includes Apts For Rent: Other 7080 patio, 2 car garage, Call: (615) 719-8329
and Register same with insurance benefits, 20x30 bonus room, Ap- Email:
Tree trimming and re-
the Chancery Clerk of moval. Fully insured. competitive pay, paid 1 & 2 BR Apts for Rent. pls Furnished. $750/
Lowndes County, Mis- personal leave and op- Military & 6th Ave N. mo + $600 damage
Free estimates. FALL SPECIAL
sissippi, within ninety portunity for advance- CH&A and Owner pays dep. New Hope School
Call Curt 662-418-0889 1.95 acre lots.
(90) days from the first or 662-549-2902 ment. Come join our water. $350 per month, District. 662-574-9472. Good/bad credit.
publication date of this “A cut above the rest” creative, award-winning deposit required. 10% down, as low as
Notice to Creditors. A staff. Hand deliver re- 662-352-4776. Mobile Homes for Rent 7250 $299/mo. Eaton Land.
failure to so Probate sume to Beth Proffitt at 662-361-7711
and Register said claim
Good Things To Eat 2150 516 Main Street, HISTORIC DOWNTOWN 2BR FURNISHED. All
will forever bar the YOU PICK MUSCAD- Columbus or email to Columbus apt available. utilities included. 2 TWO ELM Lake residen-
same. INES ARE READY! 2BR/2BA. Call 662- people. $200 per week. tial lots for sale. One lot
Purple & Bronze-$8/gal. 328-8655 or 662-574- No lease. No deposit. in Cork Village border-
This is the 17th day of Hill O' Beans Farm COLUMBUS LAW firm 7879. Call 662-275-0666. ing #9 fairway. Ready to
August, 2018. 456 Fernbank Rd. Dunn & Hemphill in build on. $27000 OBO.
in Steens search of a legal secret- DOWNTOWN: 2BR/1BA, 37FT 5TH-Wheel Coach- One large lot overlook-
/s/JAMES W. WILSON, 662-368-1163 ary/paralegal with 5 yrs CH&A, 1 story, W/D, man Camper, New Hope ing #17 green. Ready to
EXECUTOR Open Mon.-Fri. 8a-5p office experience pre- historic district, 1 block 3 mos lease, $400/mo, build on. $28.000 OBO.
Sat. 7a-12p ferred with references. from downtown, $575/ 12 mo lease-$375/mo. 662-889-3103.
Steven R. McEwen Call For Availability Please send resume to: mo. + $575 dep. NO Great park, incl water,
WOODED: 6.4 Acres in
McEwen Law Firm Dunn & Hemphill, PETS. 662-574-8789. septic & garbage. You
P. O. Box 709 Peaceful & Quiet area. pay electric & propane. Oktibbeha Co, small
Columbus, MS 39703
General Help Wanted 3200 P.O. Drawer 1426,
No pets or smoking, lake, turn left on Nich-
Columbus, MS 39703, ols Rd, $49,900.
ADVANCED COLLISION OR email: wddunn@ FIRST FULL MONTH please. Ref's req. You
PUBLISH: 9/18, 9/25, Repair in Starkville is RENT FREE! 1 & 2 Bed- will love the quiet, safe 662-312-5184.
& 10/2/2018 looking for a new cus- room Apts/Townhomes. neighborhood, conveni-
tomer service manager Stove & refrigerator. ent to everything. Call Mobile Homes for Sale 8650
Building & Remodeling 1120 Truck Driving 3700 $335-$600 Monthly. Pam, 601-310-3528.
to add to our team! Job 16X88 SINGLEWIDE.
includes greeting cus- Credit check & deposit.
CJ'S ROOFING & HOME CLASS A CDL Driver Coleman Realty, That's right, 88 feet
tomers, answering the with Truck & Lowboy LOTS FOR Rent in New
REMODELING. Roofing 662-329-2323. Hope Mobile Home long! Huge living room &
phone, & computer Trailer experience to kitchen. Must see!
(Shingles or Metal) & skills. Come by & fill out Park. $160-$200/mo,
load, haul, & unload Only $58,900.
Roof Repairs, Pressure an application today! will prepare site. Hurry,
Washing, Carpentry & heavy construction 662-570-1375
1025 Hwy 12 West equipment. Overnight only 3 lots available!
Handyman Work. Veter- Starkville, MS 39759 RENTALS Pam, 601-310-3528. 5BR/3BA. Central AC
an & Senior Discounts! travel required. Only
qualified applicants with TOWNHOUSES & APARTMENTS and skirting. Delivery,
Call 662-397-0800, for CONSTRUCTION FORE- NICE 3BR/2BA MH in set up & tie down in-
clean MVR, current
FREE ESTIMATE. MAN: 10 years heavy
medical examiner’s cer- 1 BEDROOM North Columbus. Close cluded. Only $79,900.
field experience, med.
HOME REPAIRS & CON- to large earthwork,
tificate and no acci- 2 BEDROOMS to schools & CAFB.
$455/mo + $455 dep.
dents need apply. Fax
STRUCTION WORK water, sewer, storm
resume to 662-492- 3 BEDROOMS 662-308-7781 or 601- ASSUME PAYMENTS.
WANTED. Carpentry, drain and asphalt pav- 940-1397. Singlewides &
4490 or email to
small concrete jobs, ing projects - local. Re- Doublewides available.
jm.sitemasters LEASE,
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electrical, plumbing, sponsible for site super- Small transfer fee re- Commercial Property 8050
roof repairs, pressure vision, manage cost, DEPOSIT quired. 662-570-1375.
washing and mobile capable of getting top RETAIL SPACE located
home roof coating and production and perform- DRIVERS NEEDED - AND in Historic Downtown
14x52, 2BR/1BA. Deliv-
underpinning. No job ance from site person- Poole Trucking is a
too small. 549-7031. nel, and take a project great place to build a CREDIT CHECK Columbus. 3,000 sq. ft. ery, set-up & tie down
Call 662-574-7879 or
from start up through career! Seeking hard- 662-328-8655.
included. Only $15,995. ACROSS
SUGGS CONSTRUCTION completion meeting
Building, remodeling, deadlines. Fax resume
working, dedicated &
self-motivated drivers to 662-329-2323 WAREHOUSE SPACE for
1 Thyme or tarragon
to 662-492-4490 or join our trucking family. Wanted To Buy 8850 5 Link up
metal roofing, painting rent @ 1120 Hwy 69 S.
& all home repairs. email to jm.sitemasters *2yrs exp. needed 10 One way to read
662-242-3471 *Flatbed training avail. 2411 HWY 45 N 5,000sqft, heated & CARBURATOR NEEDED
cooled. 662-386-2746. for 1986 GMC Pickup. 12 Love, to Luigi
*Safety & Compliance a COLUMBUS, MS Must be serviceable.
experienced carpenter
*Maintaining service Houses For Sale: Northside Will pay fair price. Call 13 Indiscreet
Building, remodeling,
metal roofing, painting with lots of experience. hours on-time Commercial Property For 8150 Ben, 662-329-3833. 15 Make a choice
Please call:
& all home repairs.
662-570-9464 for info.
*Equiptment care &
securing loads
Rent 7100 2 OR 3BR, brick home, Need a 16 In favor of
to DOT standards COMMERCIAL PROPER- window a/c, gas heat, 17 Crone
THE COMMERCIAL Dis- fenced yard. Close to
Tom Hatcher, LLC patch is seeking a
*Lease options after TIES/Retail/Office
shopping! $575/mo +
18 Handles
Custom Construction, 1 year Spaces starting @
Restoration, Remodel-
mechanically-minded in- Contact Brad at $285/mo. Downtown & $350 dep. 1120 6th 20 Deck worker
dividual to work in its Ave. N. 662-352-4776.
ing, Repair, Insurance pressroom. Applicants
662-386-8517 or East Columbus loca- 21 Uses a towel
claims. 662-364-1769. pooletrucking@ tions. 662-435-4188.
Licensed & Bonded
must be comfortable 2622 CANTERBURY NEW RIDE? 22 Seine summers
working around heavy
OFFICE SPACE: 2,000 Road. Close to hospital 23 Intense fear
General Services 1360
machinery, adhering to
tight deadlines and FULL TIME truck driver square feet. 294 in well-established FIND ONE IN THE 25 Extra amount
must have an eye for needed for small manu- Chubby Dr. Flexible leas-
ing terms. Available
neighborhood, 3 bed-
rooms, 2 baths, CLASSIFIEDS 28 Dog show
detail & quality. Flexible facturing business loc- screened-in back porch,
now. 662-328-8254.
Slag, Gravel, Clay Dirt, hours are a must. Email ated in Macon. Day workshop overlooking category
Grating Driveways & resume to only, home every night,
Trailer Parks. 5 yard In- shaded back yard. Call
driving our trucks. Class HISTORIC DOWNTOWN Emily C. Moody @ Long 31 God of war
Columbus Office, Retail, Autos For Sale 9150
ternational Truck holds or drop resumes off at A CDL, clean driving re-
Restaurant Space avail- & Long @ 662-328- 32 Maine park 5 Brush target 29 Like some mush-
5 tons. $225/load, Col. 516 Main St, cord, 2 years truck driv-
Walter, 662-251-8664. Columbus, MS 39701. ing experience required. able. Call 662-328-
0770, 662-574-3903. 34 That fellow 6 Little rascal rooms
No phone calls please. Must have positive atti- 8655 or 662-574-7879. 35 Diner sandwich
HILL'S PRESSURE tude and be able to Houses For Sale: New Hope 7 Formal headwear 30 Stay home for
WASHING. Commercial/ PROGRESSIVE HEAT- deal with customers ef-
Houses For Rent: Northside 8250 36 Travel stop 8 Invent supper
residential. House, con- ING & Cooling, Inc. is fectively. Job pays by 7110 37 Willowy 9 Yard surrounders 33 Peruvian peaks
crete, sidewalks & mo- seeking experienced the load. For more in- MT. VERNON Rd/Hwy
bile washing. Free est. Ductwork installers and formation call 662-726- ALL BRICK 3BR/2BA 182 - APX 3.5 acres of 40 “The King” 11 More adept 35 Porgy’s love
05 CHEVY Tahoe, 100k
Call 662-386-8925 HVAC technicians. Ap- 5224. house for rent. Big yard. multi-use road frontage/
mi. One owner, 4WD, 41 “The Color 14 It’s up for grabs 38 Comic Caesar
plicants must have veri- Carport. W/D hookup. unlimited potential on
fiable work references. Nice neighborhood. both streets! Two black & gray, non- Purple” heroine on a court 39 Ran into
MUSIC THEORY LES- Farm Equipment & Supplies smoker. $2500.
SONS Apply at:
$780 per month. 155 W double-wide mobile
662-883-0673. 42 Marsh plants 19 Flanks
10155 Darracott Ac- Thomas Dr. 3 min from homes with additional
$25 per hour
CAFB. 504-813-1200. storage and much more. 43 Wallet bills 20 Greek sorceress
Chords, Scales, Modes cess Road 2016 JOHN Deere
2003 CHEVY Avalanche.
& more! Call Jimbo @ Aberdeen, MS Call Emily C. Moody @ 84,000 miles, good
Monday-Friday 8AM-4PM 5100E Tractor, 210 3BR/2BA. Fresh paint, Long & Long for details, tires, covered w/ rub- 24 Polar
Phone: 662-369-3694 hours. $46,500. new carpet & appl furn. 662-328-0770, ber floormat. $9,850.
DOWN 25 “Das Lied von
If no answer leave Also, 2016 15ft
voicemail or text. or 662-328-1080.
Kubota Bush hog avail.
662-251-9696. 662-574-3903. Call 662-328-3094. 1 Circular glows der Erde” composer
205-329-1790. Apts For Rent: Other 7080 2 Ran off to wed 26 Baltimore player
NEED A Privacy Fence? WAREHOUSE POSITION, Campers & RVs 9300
Call me! Build or assist! FULL TIME. Driver with 3 Fan 27 Take out
Class D License. Heavy General Merchandise 4600 TOMBIGBEE RV Park,
Lifting Required. located on Wilkins Wise 4 Tour carrier
Call or Text.
Apply in person at MILLERMATIC 180 wire Rd & Waverly Rd. Full
Bell Building Supply, welder. New in box. Alu- Hookups available.
RETAINER WALL, drive- 402 Lampkin Street minum spool, CO2 $300/mo. 662-328-
way, foundation, con- in Starkville. bottle. $1200 firm. Text 8655 or 662-574-7879.
crete, masonry restora- Ask for Foley or Wes.
only. 662-386-2915.
tion, remodeling, base-
ment foundation, re- Trucks, Vans & Buses 9500
pairs, small dump truck
General Help Wanted 3200
1987 B2000 Mazda.
hauling (5-6 yd) load & One owner. 222,000
demolition/lot cleaning. miles. Runs great. Ask-
Burr Masonry ing $3,000. Commer-
662-242-0259. cial-type car hauler.
$500 OBO. 662-356-
STORAGE UNITS FOR 6352 or 662-386-4707.
RENT @ 1801 Main St.
Five Questions:

1 Curves
Licensed & Bonded-car-
pentry, painting, & de-
molition. Landscaping,
gutters cleaned, bush
2 Oregon
hogging, clean-up work,
pressure washing, mov-
ing help & furniture
repair. 662-242-3608
3 Ash
Housekeeping 1380
4 Twinkie
SERVICE. Commercial
or Residential. Free
Quotes! Cleaning level WHATZIT ANSWER
options. Refs available.
662-251-0351. 5 Vera Wang Log cabin