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Losing a piece of history Legislation
$800k to
next year
County and schools lost
revenue when supreme
court ruled businesses on
operating on airport land
were tax exempt
By Slim Smith

When the Mississippi
Peter Imes/Dispatch Staff
Legislature convenes in Jan-
This photo shows the exterior of the Beckrome house, an antebellum home in north Columbus previously owned by uary, Lowndes County offi-
19th century Methodist minister and scientist Dr. William Spillman. Dispatch Publisher Peter Imes bought the house cials will ask for the right to
last month and plans to demolish it because of the high costs of restoration. assess taxes on businesses
operating on Golden Trian-

182-year-old Beckrome
gle Regional Airport land,
a move that will restore
$800,000 in revenue for the Sanders
county and its school dis-

to be demolished trict.
“We’ve talked to both
(Rep.) Jeff Smith and (Sen.)

n antebellum house in north Columbus is slated to be Chuck Younger and they’ve
demolished. both agreed to ask the Leg-
Dispatch Publisher Peter Imes purchased the islature to make those taxes
182-year-old Beckrome house at 803 Sixth Ave. N. in Au- county-option taxes,” Lown-
gust. The house had been on the market since June 2012. des County Board of Su- Wright
Imes said the house, which is located in the neighborhood pervisors President Harry
where he lives, had fallen into disrepair. Sanders said. “We feel like
“I certainly understand how emotional it can be for the that’s the only way it’s going to pass.”
community to lose a historically significant home,” Imes The request comes after the Mississippi
said. “This is a town where history very much bleeds into Supreme Court ruled in May that a Rankin
the present. So being aware of that, this wasn’t a decision I County company located on property
made lightly. But I hated to see that house continue to dete- owned by the Jackson Municipal Airport
was exempt from taxes under Mississippi
riorate and thought I could do something with the property
code. Prior to the ruling, businesses lo-
that could help the neighborhood.”
cated on airport property that were not di-
Built in 1836, the house is located a few blocks north of
rectly related to airport services — things
Columbus’ downtown historic district. It is not, however, in
such as car rental companies, restaurants
a national or local historic district, and it is not protected by
and other vendors — were assessed ad va-
any landmark status.
lorem taxes.
Most recently owned by a U.S. Air Force member who
The implications of that ruling were sub-
planned to restore it but had to move, the home has only had
stantial in Lowndes County where three
one renter in the last four years, said RE/MAX Partners
major industries — Airbus, Aurora Flight
Realtor Colin Krieger, who has been showing the house
Sciences and a portion of Stark Aerospace
since October 2014.
— are located on GTRA property. Lown-
Krieger said the house has termite damage and founda-
des County lost roughly $800,000 in ad
tional issues. Initially priced at $99,000, it had dropped to Deanna Robinson/Dispatch Staff
Dispatch Publisher Peter Imes sits on the staircase valorem revenue as a result of the ruling.
$59,000 over the last month it was on the market, when Imes
of local antebellum home Beckrome house, cir. 1836, Sanders said the best chance of restor-
purchased an option on the house.
in north Columbus. Imes purchased the house last ing that income was to ask the Legisla-
“I made a low offer for the house and the previous owners
month and plans to demolish it and build a new ture to allow individual counties to decide
wanted a chance to drop the sales price and try to find
house in its place while salvaging old materials to be whether businesses on airport property
See Beckrome, 3A incorporated into new houses. should be subject to ad valorem taxes.
See Tax, 6A

Business moves with Mary

Leigh Mall losing two more tenants
press time. filed for bankruptcy but both the firmed this week, taking over from mall
PLUS: Restaurant and Addition- Columbus and Starkville locations re- owners Security National Properties.
wedding venue open ally, Payless
ShoeSource in
mained open. Now, the closest Payless
can be found in Starkville at 812 Hwy.
Incidentally, JLL is one of the com-
panies listed as a secured creditor on a
in Starkville the mall has
“Store Closing
With more than a dozen vacancies in
notice of sale that ran in The Dispatch
in September. The notice indicated
Sale” signs Leigh Mall, these two tenants are add- Security National Properties had posted on its ed to a list of store departures including defaulted on a multi-million loan and

windows. Store J.C. Penny, Sears, Radio Shack and that Leigh Mall – which was put up as
wo more stores are vacating representatives Reed’s Jewelry which all left in recent collateral along with dozens of other
Leigh Mall. confirmed the years. SN Properties – would be up for public
The Cookie Store, once closing of the Jones Lang LaSalle Inc. (JLL), an auction in December.
located by the mall’s main entrance, Mary Pollitz
mall location investment and real estate management The Dispatch reached out to David
has already shuttered, though a store but did not company based in Chicago, is now Renninger, JLL’s senior vice president
representative could not be reached by comment further. Last year, Payless managing the mall, The Dispatch con- See Business, 6A

Weather Five Questions Calendar Local Folks Public
1 What children’s book begins “Once Friday, Nov. 9 meetings
there was a tree... she loved a little Today: Colum-
■ CAFB Retiree Appreciation: Columbus
boy”? bus Municipal
Air Force Base hosts Retiree Appreciation Day
2 What legume lends its name to that School District
of a hip-hop group? from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Columbus Club, with
board meeting,
3 What NBA legend’s movie career working dog demos, aircraft displays, compli-
11:30 a.m.,
included “Airplane!” and a duel with mentary lunch, health screening, flu shots,
Brandon Central
Bryce Louviere Bruce Lee in Game of Death? door prizes and more. For more information,
4 In what Southern state was Elvis Services
Kindergarten, Annunciation contact CAFB Public Affairs, 662-434-7068.
Presley born? Nov 9: Lowndes
■ Exhibit reception: A free reception from

59 Low 49
5 What actor has portrayed a County School
5:30-7 p.m. at the Columbus Arts Council’s
cross-dressing DEA agent and a Board, 12:30
High UFO-obsessed FBI agent?
Rosenzweig Arts Center, 501 Main St. opens
p.m., Central
Cloudy with rain and t’storms “Visions of Nature,” photographs by Rick
Full forecast on Answers, 6B Barnard, in the main gallery. A collection of
Nov 15: Lown-
page 2A. acrylics and oil paintings by Gail Richardson is
des County
featured in Artist Alley. For information, 662-
Supervisors, 9
Inside 328-2787.
■ Symphony Family Concert: The Starkville-
a.m., County
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Classifieds 6B Obituaries 5A concert with a patriotic focus at 7:30 p.m. at to draw, paint and do
Comics 4B Opinions 4A Lee Hall on the Mississippi State campus. For ceramics. He is a transfer
139th Year, No. 205 Crossword 3B more information, visit student to MUW.

2A Thursday, November 8, 2018 The Dispatch •

Did you hear?

Cybersecurity officials start
focusing on the 2020 elections
By COLLEEN LONG and House, President Donald
The Associated Press
Trump said his admin-
istration worked hard to
In the Nation
shore up elections and

13 dead including gunman in
WASHINGTON — An he’d issue a report soon
unprecedented federal on the effort.
and state collaboration to U.S. intelligence offi-
defend election systems cials have asserted that

shooting at a Southern California bar
against Russian interfer- Russia, China, Iran and
ence ended with no obvi- other countries are en-
ous voting system com- gaged in ongoing efforts
promises, although it’s to influence U.S. policy
not entirely clear why. and voters in elections.
Federal officials are Chris Krebs, head of cy- Among the dead is a sheriff’s sergeant at about 11:20 p.m., the sheriff
said. They heard gunfire and went
wondering whether for-
eign agents are saving
bersecurity at the Depart-
ment of Homeland Securi-
who was the first officer inside the door inside.
Helus was immediately hit with
their ammunition for the ty, said this year’s election multiple gunshots, Dean said. The
2020 presidential show- By KRYSTA FAURIA 
was the warm-up. after a gunman killed 11 people at highway patrolman cleared the
down or planning a late- The Associated Press
“The midterm is not a synagogue in Pittsburgh. That, it perimeter and pulled Helus out,
stage misinformation the big game,” he said. turn, closely followed the series of and then waited as a SWAT team
campaign to claim Tues- THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — A
“The big game we think hooded gunman dressed entirely pipe bombs mailed to prominent and scores more officers arrived.
day’s election had been for the adversaries is Democrats, CNN and former offi- Helus died early Thursday at a
in black opened fire on a crowd
tainted. It doesn’t change probably 2020.” cials critical of President Donald hospital.
at a country dance bar holding a
how vulnerable most Interference by Russia Trump. By the time they entered the
weekly “college night” in South-
states are to possible in- during the 2016 presiden- Trump said Thursday on Twit- bar again the gunfire had stopped.
ern California, killing 12 people
terference. tial race caught federal ter that he has been “fully briefed They found 12 people dead inside,
and sending hundreds fleeing in-
“They’ve shown will, and state officials flat-foot- on the terrible shooting.” He including the gunman.
cluding some who used barstools
they’ve shown the capa- ed. Since then, Homeland praised law enforcement, saying It’s not yet clear how the gun-
to break windows and escape, au-
bility,” Homeland Secu- Security, the department “Great bravery shown by police” man died, and authorities do not
thorities said Thursday. The gun-
rity Secretary Kirstjen tasked with helping states and said “God bless all of the vic- yet know his name or have any
man was later found dead at the
Nielsen said. “I certainly securing election sys- tims and families of the victims.” idea of a motive, Dean said.
can’t speak to why they’re tems, and state election The gunman at the dance bar It was college night and coun-
The dead from the shooting
doing or not doing some- officials have worked to was tall and wearing all black with try two-step lessons were being
Wednesday night also included 11
thing. But I would just create better communica- a hood over his head and his face offered Wednesday at the Border-
people inside the bar and a sher-
offer to put it in a broader tion to confront and deter iff’s sergeant who was the first partly covered, witnesses told TV line, according to its website.
perspective — they have election tampering. officer inside the door, Ventura stations at the scene. He first fired The bar, which includes a large
a full-court press through That effort was largely County Sheriff Geoff Dean said. on a person working the door, then dance hall with a stage and a pool
many means ... to try to successful Tuesday: Fed- “It’s a horrific scene in there,” appeared to open fire at random at room along with several smaller
affect our democracy.” eral experts and officials Dean told a news conference in the people inside, they said. areas for eating and drinking, is a
In a news conference in 45 states came together the parking lot of the Borderline Many more people had more popular hangout for students from
Wednesday after Demo- to report on any potential Bar & Grill. “There’s blood every- minor injuries, including some nearby California Lutheran Uni-
crats won control of the cyber threats in real time. where.” that came from their attempt to versity who enjoy country music.
The massacre was the deadliest flee, Dean said. It’s also close to several other uni-
mass shooting in the United States Sheriff’s Sgt. Ron Helus and a versities including California State
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somebody else to buy would buy it and restore
the house before selling it,” she added.
to me,” Imes said. “I Still, Jones said the
told them if they could house had already Ask Rufus
find somebody else who changed even since her
could do something with
it, absolutely sell it to
them first. So they took
family lived there. Her
grandmother painted
the house red and then
Dr. Spillman, lost in history
30 days ... and couldn’t later owners repainted Editor’s note: The Spillman’s scientific Friendship Cemetery in 1994 issue of “Mississippi
find anybody who was it white, something that following column by local interest spanned a wide Columbus. Today, his Geology.” In that article
interested.” reduced one of Jones’ historian Rufus Ward was variety of subjects, grave is unmarked and is an old quote about
Krieger said multiple aunts to tears when she published in 2011. It has including the fields of he is relatively unknown Spillman’s life: “Of his
potential buyers looked saw it. been edited for length, but archaeology, botany, pale- unless you read about the approach to the natural
at the house both before “It doesn’t look any- the original can be found ontology and conchology. beginnings of paleon- world, it was said that
and during that 30-day thing like it looked when on In 1855 he provided tology in America and ‘He could see God in all
period. my parents had the the Smithsonian with examine the early reports things, even in all his

“I would say anybody house,” Jones said. ew recognize the specimens of fish, rep- of the Smithsonian Insti- creation.’”
that’s been a major inves- name of Dr. William tiles and shells collected tution. Rufus Ward is a Colum-
tor in town has looked Efforts to preserve Spillman of Colum- in Mississippi. The most interesting bus native a local histori-
at it at some point,” he bus. Even the marker is It was in collecting fos- article on the life of Dr. an. E-mail your questions
said. “Once it was down
the house missing from his grave sils, though, that he had Spillman was written about local history to
Woodrick said he
at $59,000, I expected to in Friendship Cemetery. the greatest interest. by Earl Manning and is Rufus at rufushistory@aol.
does not know of any
see more offers on it … His 1836 house still The Cretaceous fossil found in the December com.
serious efforts to pre-
but we didn’t. No central stands, but bears no beds of Alabama and Mis-
serve Beckrome due to
AC was a big thing for historic marker or plaque. sissippi were Spillman’s
its not being listed on
amateur investors. But Spillman is a man lost in hunting grounds. He was
the National Register of
I think for professional history. not trained as a geologist
Historic Places.
investors, those pretty He was, however, the or paleontologist, but was
Among the local
major structure issues classic Victorian example able to provide previously
preservationists who
were the biggest prob- of “a man for all seasons.” unknown fossils to some
looked at the house was
lem. ... I’m not defending He may be little known of the fathers of Ameri-
John Fields, who has
Peter or anything like today, but his legacy can paleontology. Several
renovated local historic
that one way or the oth- survives in the mid-1800s original fossil type speci-
homes such as Prim-
er, but ... this one’s been publications of the Smith- mens in the Smithsonian
rose. However, he said
on the market for six sonian Institution, the were found by or named
he was working on too
years. If you were going U.S. Geological Survey, for him. He provided
many projects to take on
to come save it, you had the Academy of Natural information for the first
this house as well.
plenty of time.” Science of Philadelphia, geological surveys in Ala-
Bob Raymond, who
After the 30-day peri- the Geological Surveys of bama and Mississippi.
lives in The Cedars off
od was up, Imes bought Mississippi and Alabama, A type of fossil mosa-
Military Road, one of the
the house for $30,000. the Columbus Demo- saur — a huge sea-going
oldest homes in north-
By one estimate founda- crat and the Mississippi reptile thought by some
east Mississippi, said he
tion repairs alone would Methodist. scientists to be 70 million
also looked at the house
cost around $70,000, Such a legacy would years old —was found
during the 30-day period
Imes said. lead one to wonder exact- by Spillman, probably at
when Imes had an op-
ly who he was. By avoca- Plymouth Bluff, and was
tion on the house.
tion he was a scientist, an important new species
History of the house “It was in decent con-
but in Columbus he was that was illustrated in
Local and state dition,” Raymond said.
respected as a druggist, a publications of both the
historians know the “There were some rot-
physician and a Method- Smithsonian Institution
Beckrome house best as ten windows and things
ist minister. and The Boston Society
the home of Dr. William like that that needed
Spillman was born in of Natural History. He
Spillman, a Methodist repair, but apparently
East Tennessee in 1806 also discovered the first
minister, doctor and the termites were in it
and had moved with his dinosaur bones to be
scientist who moved to bad.”
wife, Nancy, to Colum- found in Mississippi.
Columbus in 1838. Raymond said he was
bus by 1838. In 1839, he Spillman died in
Jim Woodrick, deputy interested in the house,
published an article titled 1886 and was buried in
historic preservation though he agreed it
“Antiquities of America”
officer at the Mississippi probably would have
in a Columbus news-
Department of Archives cost between $200,000
paper. In 1843, he was
and History, called to $300,000 to save it.
advertising that he had
Spillman a “Renaissance “It could have been
a “good supply of Fresh
man.” saved,” Raymond said.
Medicines” at his office.
“He was not only a Raymond did not buy
Though practicing as
minister, he was a med- the house after he says
a druggist and calling
ical doctor, he was a pa- he didn’t hear back from
himself a doctor, it was
leontologist, he was very the real estate company.
not until 1846 that he
interested in the study “It was just a very
graduated from the Phila-
of caves ... a geologist,” early house for Colum-
delphia Medical School.
Woodrick said. “He ex- bus that had handmade
Spillman also was
plored the Alabama and doors, just a lot of nice
involved in religion,
Mississippi area and did details,” he added. “Fed-
first as a minister in
geological surveys. He eral mantle pieces, nice
the Mobile Methodist
not only discovered but federal staircase. Just a
Conference and later as a
named fossils. He was an nice early home.”
traveling minister in the
amazing person.” Woodrick said while
Mississippi Conference.
But the home’s name the home looks to be in
In the 1870s and 1880s
comes from more recent good condition from the
he served at revivals and
owners, David and Bes- photos, he hasn’t walked
camp meetings and was
sie Parsons, who lived through it and doesn’t editor of The Mississippi
there in the early 1900s. know what kind of pres- Methodist.
The name comes from a ervation efforts would He and his family
combination of David’s be needed to save the resided in an 1836 house
middle name “Jerome” house. However, he said now known as Beckrome.
and David’s nickname he and MDAH always The house is still stand-
for Bessie “Beck.” encourages preserving ing at 803 Sixth Ave. N.
Their granddaughter See Beckrome, 6A in Columbus.
Susan Jones, who still
lives in Columbus, said
her mother and the
Parsons’ eight other
children grew up in the
home. After David, who
worked for the railroad
companies, died in a
train accident in the
1930s, Bessie raised
her nine children pretty
much by herself. She
lived in the house until
her death in the 1960s.
“It was a very loving
family,” Jones said. “It
was a family where all
the siblings got along
with each other and
cared about each other
and you don’t always see
that now. They had a lot
of good stories about
growing up.”
Though Jones didn’t
live in the house except
for a brief period as an
adult after her parents
bought it from her uncle,
Jones has her own sto-
ries, from a wisteria vine
planted by a cousin in
the front yard and which
was cut down by later
owners to older cousins
telling younger ones
that ghosts lived in the Art happens.
house. 328-ARTS
“We had always
hoped that somebody
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Our View

New taxes for local projects likely to get a lot easier next year
In normal years, the idea of ing, the Starkville Board of But when the Legislature achieve a more practical and es a tax loophole that allows
asking the Mississippi Legisla- Aldermen unanimously voted convenes in January, the personal goal – staying in businesses located on airport
ture to increase a tax would be to ask the Legislature for a 1 legislators are likely to be far office. property to be exempt from
about as logical as asking Gov. percent increase to both the more inclined to get behind Even in an election year, taxes, something that cost the
Phil Bryant to speak at a Black city’s food/beverage and hotel tax increases that support big, asking for more tax money is county and its school district
Lives Matter rally. taxes, which are currently at high-profile projects around no sure thing though. roughly $1 million.
As a rule, it just ain’t hap- 2 percent. They’ve also asked the state. It happens every four While Starkville will ask for Columbus will also ask for
pening. the Legislature for $1 million years, when legislators are ea- increases in their food/bever- bond money to help complete
Starkville wants to build a in what might be considered ger to curry favor with voters. age and hotel taxes, Lowndes the city’s Terry Brown Amphi-
sports complex at Cornerstone seed money for the project. It’s a lot easier to get re-elected County and Columbus will be theater while they are at it.
Park, which would carry a The tax increase would ex- when you can point to a big asking the Legislature to re- In normal years, it might be
price tag of anywhere from pire after 20 years, according project and take credit for it. store the 2 percent restaurant a tough sale.
$18.5 to $20 million. to the plan. In an election year, many tax it fumbled away in the last But this is not a normal
Where would the money Normally, an increase in legislators are inclined to session – a move that cost the year.
come from? any tax would be DOA in lay aside their philosophical county a cool $2 million – and And local governments
During Tuesday’s meet- Jackson. opposition to tax increase to will also ask for a law that clos- know it.

letter to the editor
Voice of the people
McDaniel supporter now looks to Hyde-
I’m proud to say that I supported Chris
McDaniel to represent Mississippi for the
two remaining years of the Thad Cochran
six-year term in our U.S. Senate. Chris was
no doubt the only conservative in the bunch
of four candidates, and I — like the others
who supported him — do wish he had made
it to the run off election. Now there are two
remaining, Smith and Espy, who will be in
the Nov. 27 runoff.
Let me make it clear, I’m one of Chris
McDaniel’s supporters who will not vote for
Espy, period. As Chris said, It’s only a two-
year term and if we’ll not satisfied with her
we can replace her, just like the way Chris
said for us to do with him had he been elect-
ed. We did our best by supporting the bet-
ter of the four. What we have to do now is
support President Trump by supporting the
better of the remaining two: Senator Smith.
We must, even if we have to do for Cindy
as some of us had to do when we voted for
John McCain. Or as his mother suggested,
holding our noses and voting for her son.
I know this might not seem to Cindy that
I’m thinking for myself and that’s okay — I
will still support our President by voting
for her. Even if she doesn’t court me nor
apologize for all the baloney she has said The Nation
about Chris and his supporters. I probably
wouldn’t have to hold my nose to vote for
her if she did do an ad in an effort to bury
the hatchet and unify all of us for this run-
off. That would be a great gesture, Cindy,
Democrats need an immigration policy fast
In recent months, the free ticket to Canada. We We should want some of the im-
think about it. political leadership of two are saying, ‘You will be poverished strivers, but we must also
Raymond Gross neighboring countries apprehended, screened, rebalance the entry requirements
Columbus with large immigration detained, fingerprinted, to, like Canada, favor entrants with
programs issued very and if you can’t establish needed skills. The hope of restoring
different messages. They a genuine claim, you will blue-collar America is futile if we
would be the United States be denied refugee protec- flood the labor market with low-
Other Editors and Canada. tion and removed.’” skilled competitors.
In the United States, See? No attacks on the When Barack Obama tried to

More to climb President Trump and his
Republican allies vilified
the “caravan” of Central
Haitians’ character. No
racial smears. Hussen’s
message was clear. In no
enforce our immigration laws by
removing many undocumented en-
trants, ethnic advocates bashed him
Mississippi has made progress toward Americans making their Froma Harrop uncertain terms, Can- as “deporter in chief.” Many Demo-
catching up with the rest of the nation in way toward the border. ada’s immigration laws crats were too cowardly to defend the
the academic achievement of its students. They are a gang of dis- would be enforced. And president.
According to a report released this eased criminals and Middle Eastern that’s a big reason Canada’s large Hillary Clinton’s campaign,
week, Mississippi over the past 12 years terrorists, he said without evidence. immigration program is less contro- drowning in identity politics, seemed
has shown more improvement in math and Democrats stayed mostly mum versial than ours. unable to squeak out an opposition to
reading scores on a respected national test about the thousands seemingly intent Polls in the United States show open borders. That almost certainly
than the U.S. average. on entering the United States illegal- large support for giving legal sta- contributed to her loss in key Rust
State education leaders credit tougher ly. A few had reacted to the barbaric tus to the “Dreamers,” immigrants Belt states.
standards, a focus on literacy in the early policy of separating parents from brought into the country illegally as Trump’s racist attacks on immi-
grades and greater professional support for children with radical calls to abol- children. They show widespread hor- grants understandably sicken many
teachers for the results. ish U.S. Immigration and Customs ror at the administration’s policy of Latinos. But that doesn’t quite trans-
That’s the good news. Enforcement. (That stance could be separating undocumented immigrant late into a passion for open borders. A
The bad is there is still a long way to go what sank Andrew Gillum in Florida.) parents from their children. They 2014 Pew Research Center poll found
to completely closing the achievement gap. Democrats lucked out in having also show overwhelming support for that 54 percent of Hispanic registered
In fourth grade, if Mississippi can keep Trump to run against. And they were immigration enforcement. voters did not regard a candidate’s
up its torrid pace, it will still take roughly smart in the final days of the cam- These views are not contradic- view on immigration as a deal break-
another 15 years to match the national paign to ignore Trump’s desperate tory. One could look at the caravan er. They put education, jobs and the
average. For eighth-graders, it will take fearmongering against immigrants. and see young, able-bodied people economy, and health care higher on
44 years in math and 120 years in read- They stuck to safe issues for them, of faith willing to work hard in the their list of concerns.
ing. Thus, while it’s good to celebrate the such as health care. But now that United States. You could also see the It’s socially disrupting when
momentum, it’s important to understand they will control the House, Demo- danger in spreading the idea that, in only right-wingers seem to support
the mountain has still been only partially crats need a coherent immigration Hussen’s words, illegally crossing defending the borders. Democrats
climbed. policy right away. It can’t be — or the border is “a free ticket” into the must make clear that they want an
Greenwood Commonwealth even appear to be — favoring open United States. immigration system that is generous
borders. Democrats, your dream of expand- and welcoming but also wedded to
Listen to how Canada’s minister ing health care security is incompat- enforcing the laws. Now is the time
of immigration, Ahmed Hussen, ible with opening the door wide to to do it.
Today in history responded to a convoy of Haitians the world’s poor. Canada immediately Froma Harrop, a syndicated colum-
Today is Thursday, Nov. 8, the 312th day headed toward the Quebec border: enrolls immigrants in its national nist, writes for the Providence (Rhode
of 2018. There are 53 days left in the year. “We don’t want people to illegally health care system, another reason Island) Journal. Her e-mail address is
enter our border, and doing so is not a for enforcement.

Today’s Highlight in History:
n On Nov. 8, 2016, Republican Donald
Trump was elected America’s 45th presi- THE STAFF OF THE DISPATCH
dent, defeating Democrat Hillary Clinton
in an astonishing victory for a celebrity EDITOR/PUBLISHER Mary Jane Runnels Deanna Robin- Scott Walters Julia Grant Tucker
Peter Imes Jackie Taylor son-Pugh
businessman and political novice. Republi-
cans kept their majorities in the Senate and MAILROOM PRODUCTION
House. Leonardo Buckner
Birney Imes Lindsey Beck Isabelle Altman William LeJeune
Debbie Foster Matt Garner Dale Cochran Jamie Morrison
On this date: ADVERTISING Mary Ann Hardy Alex Holloway DeShaun Davis
Joseph Ellis
Anne Murphy
In 1892, former President Grover Cleve- Eddie Johnson Brett Hudson Tina Perry
Brittany Brown Adam Minichino Jeffrey Gore
land defeated incumbent Benjamin Harri- Cynthia Cunningham Katrina Guyton
Kelly Ervin
son, becoming the first (and, to date, only) Michael Floyd Mary Pollitz Doris Hill
chief executive to win non-consecutive Melissa Johnson Courtney Laury Slim Smith Arkedia Parker
terms to the White House. Beth Proffitt Lisa Oswalt Jan Swoope Kayla Taylor
The Dispatch • Thursday, November 8, 2018 5A

Around the World
Norlene Wolford
Migrants weigh whether to
Norlene Smith Wolford, age 71, of Columbus,
MS, passed away November 6, 2018, at Sanctu-
ary Hospice, a caring and loving community in

stay in Mexico or trek to U.S.
Tupelo, MS.
Family, friends, & others whose lives Norlene
touched are invited to a memorial service that
will be Friday, November 9, 2018, at 2:30 PM at
as much suffering as we described it as a natural
‘Even though it hurts to leave my son have gone through, just response “to a situation
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church with Rev. Anne Har-
ris and Rev. Walton Jones officiating. The inter-
... I had to protect her.’ for them to turn me back?
Well, no,” she said.
more terrible than war.”
He said about 300 to 400
ment of the cremains will immediately follow
at Friendship Cemetery. Visitation will be from
Sara Rodriguez of Colon, Honduras, Hundreds of city em- Hondurans leave their 1:00 PM until the time of the service at St. Paul’s
who is fleeing the country to protect her daughter ployees and even more country on an average Episcopal Church. Memorial Gunter Peel Funer-
volunteers helped sort day. al Home & Crematory College St. location is in
The Associated Press mediate decision Tuesday donations and direct mi- “What do we have here charge of arrangements.
night on whether to stay grants toward food, wa- then? The accumulation
Norlene was born September 29, 1947, in Co-
MEXICO CITY — Cen- in Mexico or continue ter, diapers and other ba- of 20 days” of normal emi-
lumbus, MS, to the late S. A. “Billy” and Fran-
tral American migrants north, opting to remain in sics. Migrants searched gration, he said.
the capital at least a cou- through piles of donated
ces Walters Smith, Jr. She attended S. D. Lee
on Wednesday continued High School in Columbus and was a member
to straggle in for a rest ple more days. clothes, grabbed boxes
“Nobody is in more of of milk for children and of the Episcopal Church of the Resurrection of
stop at a Mexico City sta-
a hurry than me to get go- lined up to make quick Starkville, MS. She was a life member of Junior
dium, where about 4,500
continue to weigh offers ing (to the U.S. border), calls home at a stand set Auxiliary of Columbus and served on the State
to stay in Mexico against but we have to go all to- up by the Red Cross. Board. Norlene was also a member of the North-
the desire of many to gether,” said Sara Rodri- Employees from the wood Garden Club and an ECA member of St.
reach the U.S. border. guez of Colon, Honduras. capital’s human rights Paul’s Episcopal Church, as well as past presi-
Mexico City officials Rodriguez, 34, fled her commission registered dent of ECA and served on the board of the Co-
said they expected as country with her 16-year- new arrivals with bi- lumbus Humane Society. Norlene was not only a
many as 1,000 more old daughter Emily, after ographical data— such loving mother and grandmother, she was also an
might arrive at the Jesus the girl began to draw as age and country of or- avid animal lover. She loved bird watching and
Martinez stadium as lag- unwanted attention from igin— and placed yellow playing golf with her friend Betty Burnett.
ging members of the cara- a drug trafficker who just bracelets on wrists to In addition to her parents, Norlene was preced-
van trail in, their journeys got of prison and pledged keep count of the growing ed in death by her daughter-in-law, Lesli Morris
slowed by difficulties in to go after her. Rodriguez crowd. Wolford; grandchildren, Thomas Foxworth Wol-
getting rides or by hop- left her 7-year-old son Maria Yesenia Perez, Norlene Wolford ford, IV and Robert Price Wolford; and grandpar-
ping aboard trucks that with her husband in Hon- 41, said there was no space Visitation:
Friday, Nov. 9 • 1-2:30 PM
ents, Mr. & Mrs. C. W. Walters of Caledonia, MS,
veered off their route. duras. “Even though it in the stadium when she and Mr. & Mrs. S. A. Smith of Columbus, MS.
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
Angel Eduardo Cubas hurts to leave my son ... I and her 8-year-old daugh- Memorial Services: Survivors include her sons, Thomas “Bubba”
of La Ceiba, Honduras, had to protect her,” Rodri- ter arrived Tuesday night, Friday, Nov. 9 • 2:30 PM
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Foxworth Wolford, III, Robert “Bob” Anderson
reached the shelter early guez said, weeping. so the two from Honduras Burial Wolford and his wife, Anne, Thomas Foxworth
Wednesday after being Mexico has offered ref- slept on the grass outside. Friendship Cemetery
uge, asylum or work visas Migrants pitched tents in Memorial Gunter Peel
Wolford, Jr., father of Bubba & Bob; brother,
split off from the caravan. S. A. “Billy” Smith, III and his wife, Leslie; and
to the migrants and the the parking lot and con- Funeral Home
Like many migrants he
government said 2,697 structed makeshift shel- College St. Location grandchildren, Smith O’Neal Wolford, Robert
had to find his way back
temporary visas had been ters from plywood cov- Anderson Wolford, Jr., Virginia Ann Wolford and
to the relative safety of
issued to individuals and ered with blankets and Samuel E. Dale Frances Marie Wolford.
the caravan in an unfa- Services:
miliar country, with no families to cover them tarps. Forty portable toi- Monday, Nov. 12 • 11 AM
Honorary pallbearers will be Louis Sharp,
money. while they wait for the 45- lets were scattered across Caledonia U.M. Church Howard Sharp, Todd Gayle, Web Gholson, Van
Burial Miles, Porter Miles, Roy Miles, Lane Harper, Dr.
“There were a lot of day application process the grass. Egger Cemetery
people who got dropped for a more permanent sta- Several smaller groups Caledonia James Woodard, Richard Hewlett, J. C. Patton,
off somewhere else,” said tus. were trailing hundreds Memorial Gunter Peel Wayne Beard and Buzz Soule.
Funeral Home Norlene asked that memorials please be made
Cubas, who at one point Rina Valenzuela, who is of miles to the south; of-
College St. Location
lost his two children, from El Salvador, listened ficials estimated about to Columbus Lowndes Humane Society, P.O. Box
2 and 6, before finding
attentively to aid workers 7,000 in all were in the Thomas Hodges 85, Columbus, MS, 39703,,
from the nonprofit Insti- country in the caravans. Incomplete or Cedar Hill Animal Sanctuary, 144 Sanctuary
them again. “It was ugly,
tute for Women in Migra- Trump portrayed the Memorial Gunter Peel Loop, Caledonia, MS, 39740, cedarhillanimal-
going around looking” for Funeral Home
tion as they explained the caravan as a major threat,
his kids, the 28-year-old difficulties of applying though such caravans 2nd Ave. North Location
father said. for and securing asylum have sprung up regularly
Members of the cara- in the U.S. Valenzuela over the years and largely
vans of migrants, which decided she would better passed unnoticed.
President Donald Trump off applying for refuge in Former Honduran law-
made a central issue in Mexico. maker Bartolo Fuentes, Sign the online guest book at
U.S. midterm elections, “Why go fight there, who denies accusations
declined to take an im- with as much effort and he started the caravan, 903 College Street • Columbus, MS

Health Care

Obama’s health insurance
overhaul a winner in midterms
“In time, changes will
Health care was the top issue for be made,” Mike Leavitt,
health secretary under
about one-fourth of voters, President George W.
ahead of immigration and jobs Bush, told the AP. “But
repealing the statute is
The Associated Press now not possible, even in
people with pre-existing the mind of the most ar-
WASHINGTON — The medical conditions. dent opponent.”
personality looming over The law was one of The health care im-
the 2018 midterms was Obama’s key legislative pact of the election goes
President Donald Trump. accomplishments, but it beyond Congress.
The issue was health care, proved unpopular after Voters in the Repub-
the top concern for voters Democrats passed it with- lican-dominated states
as they decided how to out a single Republican of Idaho, Nebraska and
cast their ballots. vote. A backlash propelled Utah all passed ballot
This week’s election the GOP to take control of measures to expand
showed a nation increas- the House in 2010 and the Medicaid, which could
ingly — if belatedly — in Senate in 2014, significant- bring coverage for an
step with former President ly narrowing what Obama additional 363,000 low-in-
Barack Obama’s approach could accomplish. come adults, adding to
to it. But by last year, the 12 million already
Health care was the top “Obamacare” was popular covered by the expansion
issue for about one-fourth enough that a GOP-con- elsewhere. Under the Af-
of voters, ahead of immi- trolled Senate blocked an fordable Care Act, federal
gration and jobs and the effort to scrap the over- taxpayers pick up most of
economy, according to Vo- haul. the bill for the expansion.
teCast, a nationwide sur- That vote was a factor Starting in 2020, states
vey of more than 115,000 in the only Senate race will have to contribute 10
voters and about 22,000 where a Republican in- percent of the cost.
nonvoters conducted for cumbent lost a re-election “For all the people
The Associated Press by bid. who have been slipping
NORC at the University of In Nevada, where the through the cracks in
Chicago. majority of voters said they our health care system
Those most concerned disapproved of Trump’s in Utah, there is finally
with health care support- handling of health care, good news,” RyLee Cur-
ed Democratic candidates Democratic challenger tis, campaign manager
overwhelmingly, helping Jacky Rosen attacked in- for Utah Decides Health-
the party claim the House. cumbent Republican Sen. care, said Wednesday on
While Republicans’ Dean Heller for support- a conference call with
hold on the Senate grew, ing Trump’s effort to re- reporters. “Help is on the
putting Democrats in con- peal the health care law. way.”
trol of the lower chamber
makes it even less likely I don’t want flowers at my funeral. I want
that Trump will be able to
undo Obama’s overhaul,
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Wait continues in Chancery 14-1 race days to show an ID for their vote to
Ballot counting ongoing as Oktibbeha, be counted after an election.
A Webster County Circuit
Webster work through affidavits Clerk’s Office official said that of-
By Alex Holloway fice was still counting votes as of hundred” affidavit ballots. Thursday morning and hoped to
Oktibbeha County’s results are finish by around midday.
Oktibbeha County’s efforts to particularly important as the larg- Rook said he’s not sure if his of-
finish counting ballots from Tues- est outstanding batch of votes in the fice will finish counting by 5 p.m.,
day’s election will continue into the Chancery District 14, place 1 race. but may stay late to reach a conclu-
third day. The race, which appears to be head- sion.
Circuit Clerk Tony Rook said his ing to a runoff, remains too close to Rook also noted that, compound-
office hopes to finish county affida- know which of the three front run- ing the issue, Oktibbeha County
vits today. He said the process has ners will advance from the five-can- had to make copies of affidavit bal-
lagged on longer than expected didate field. lots due to Tuesday’s high turnout.
due to high turnout, which officials Elizabeth Fox Ausbern, Rodney He said the copies, for security rea-
have estimated may have been near Faver and Lee Ann Turner lead the sons, cannot be run through an op-
55 percent. race, with 27.26, 26.94 and 26.08 tical scanner and must be counted
At the beginning of the day percent of the vote, respectively. by hand.
Wednesday, Rook said his office A Chickasaw County Circuit “We can only count about 20 af-
had more than 400 of the 1,152 ab- Clerk’s Office official said the coun- fidavits per hour,” Rook said. “With
sentee ballots still to count and 543 ty has concluded counting votes, 543 affidavits, that’s a lot of hours,
affidavits. Today, he said the office with only eight no-ID affidavit bal- and this is too important of a pro-
has narrowed that down to a “few lots left to consider. Voters have five cess to rush things.”

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historic houses rather than Incorporating pieces gle-family home and that who reclaims and sells
demolition. the design will fit in with old building material
“Clearly we never want of Beckrome with new the neighborhood. through his business
to see a historic structure construction He also said he’s pre-
Mississippi Reclaimed.
demolished if it’s feasible Imes said demolition serving some of the his-
will occur in the next toric pieces of the house, Imes has taken
to save it, particularly with
few weeks. He says he including the doors, win- pictures of the interior
a structure that’s this early
has received numerous dows and some of the of the house and plans
in Columbus’ history,” he
concerns from neigh- original timbers. While to take those and other
said. “Anything that is lost bors over what he plans he wants to incorporate
detracts from the history documents about its
to build in Beckrome’s the timbers into the new
of the community. Having history to the Colum-
place. While he doesn’t structure he intends to
said that, it is private prop- have an architectural build, the other materi- bus-Lowndes Public
erty and we understand design in mind yet, he als are going to Colum- Library’s Local History
that that’s up to the owner.” said it will be a sin- bus native Jacob Pannell, Room.

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“Really, not having the I think the only way In Lowndes County, “We did all of our
tax only affects about four enough legislators would the vast majority of the budgeting based on that
counties,” Sanders said. support this is to give the revenue generated by the revenue, so when we lost
“For most counties, they counties the option.” taxes — $700,000 — went it, we had to take that
couldn’t care less and Smith confirmed to to the Lowndes County money out of our bud-
for some counties, they The Dispatch Thursday School District. Lowndes get,” Wright said. “Get-
might see the tax exemp- that he planned to ask the County School District ting it back would mean
tion as something they Legislature to give coun- Superintendent Lynn a whole lot to us. Every
can use to attract busi- ties the option to assess Wright said getting those dollar makes a differ-
nesses to their airports. the tax. funds restored is critical. ence.”

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and regional manager Hallberg, owner of The Breakfast Club Olive Road, offers an
overseeing Leigh Mall, Cappe’s in the Park, offers breakfast and indoor or outdoor loca-
but he declined to com- opened the new restau- lunch Monday through tion with a lake view on
ment on whether JLL rant at 105 Eckford Friday from 6:30 a.m.- a 230 -acre properly. If
plans to be the long-term Drive, the old Cappe’s 1:30 p.m. and dinner you’re a bride or groom
mall management com- Steakhouse building. Thursday and Fridays looking for a unique
pany or if the scheduled Cappe’s Steakhouse from 4:30 -8:30 p.m. venue with an inter-
auction is still on. closed its doors in July A new wedding venue esting history, email
Over in Starkville, Eric while Cappe’s in the in Starkville finalized dodsonfarmsms@gmail.
Hallberg opened The Park continued serving renovations and host- com.
Breakfast Club last week. customers on Technolo- ed its first wedding in Murphree said
The Breakfast Club gy Boulevard. mid-October. Dodson Farm will have
offers customers some The Dispatch pre- Kelly Murphree, an open house from
homemade favorites like viously reported the along with her brothers 1-5 p.m. on Dec. 2 for
biscuits and gravy, pan- building was up for Alan and Jason Page, potential brides and
cakes and shrimp and sale, but Hallberg said renovated their grand- grooms to tour the
grits for breakfast, and Starkville residents father’s old dairy barn facilities.
chicken and waffles, needed a menu The into an open concept Got business tips?
poboys and hamburger Breakfast Club could wedding venue. Dodson Email them to mpollitz@
steaks for lunch. provide. Farm Venue, 684 Mt.

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Starkville High’s Wells signs with ICC
By Scot t Walters playing. Starkville coach JT Coward “It has been something I is proud of his captain.
have done for like 13 years. I am “She has worked very hard
STARKVILLE — When happy it gets to continue.” for this opportunity,” Cow-
her final year in high school Wells signed a scholarship ard said. “She is quiet as a
appeared on the horizon, offer with Itawamba Communi- leader, but she is great in the
Starkville High School senior ty College Wednesday. classroom and at practice and
Rainey Wells realized she want- “They have been recruiting during matches. She leads by
ed to continue to play soccer. me since my sophomore sea- example.”
“Honestly for a while, I was son,” Wells said. “They would Wells looks to grow more
thinking about just going to come to matches and all that. this season before her colle-
college,” Wells said. “Then I “They always gave that extra giate career begins.
Chris McDill/Special to The Dispatch realized this would be the end effort. They really stood out to “As a senior, this year is im-
Starkville High’s Rainey Wells is shown with her dad William to her of soccer for me, that is when me. My time there was great. I portant to me,” Wells said. “The
right, her mom Jennifer to her left. Behind her is her brother Jack some things changed. I just like the campus, the players on coaches want me to lead more
and assistant coach Madison Carter and head coach JT Coward. decided I wanted to continue the team. This is exciting.” and we are working on that.”

Fitzgerald More offense
finds stride on mind of
for Bulldogs
By Bret t Hudson
Bulldogs By Bret t Hudson
STARKVILLE — Nick Fitzger-
ald’s return to the starting lineup STARKVILLE — The stretch
was an encouraging one, two pass- that doomed Mississippi State’s
ing touchdowns and 159 rushing NCAA tournament chances last
yards against Kansas State. Quar- year was the first three weeks of
terbacks coach and pass game co- January. The Bulldogs shot 26.1
ordinator Andrew Breiner looked percent from 3-point range and
at the performance and saw mo- 40.1 percent from the field in los-
ments where Fitzgerald was, “an ing five of those six games.
inch or two off.” Less than a year
The first four later, MSU is No. 18
weeks of South- Chris McDill/Special to The Dispatch
in the nation and ex-
eastern Conference Mississippi University for Women’s Austin Taylor drives baseline during Wednesday pected to be among
play made those night’s Blue and White Preview held at Pohl Gymansium on the MUW campus. the top five of a
inches look like Southeastern Con-
miles. A few weeks ference that may
later, all is right be the second-best
once again. Fitzger- conference. It’s pos- Howland
Fitzgerald ald has thrown six WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL sible merely mak-
ing the NCAA tournament won’t
touchdown passes
be enough to satisfy expectations.

NCAA clears Espinoza-Hunter
over the last two games and gone
for more than 200 passing yards The combination of those
in back-to-back games for the first events brings a simple conclu-
time since Oct. 29 and Nov. 5 of sion, one coach Ben Howland has
2016. reached on his own.
It shows quarterback develop- By Adam Minichino
ONLINE State Basketball, and a “For us to be as good as we can
ment is not always linear. It is a finalist for Gatorade Na- be this year, we have to be a better
process that has its ups and downs, tional Player of the Year shooting team,” he said.
The No. 6 Mississippi more information on MSU’s
but as long as the process is good, season-opening win over after scoring 995 points as He made sure the team knew
the results should reflect that. State women’s basket- a senior to guide Ossining it. The team responded by spend-
Southeast Missouri State,
The recent improvement from ball team gained valuable visit High School to the State ing a summer responding to his
Fitzgerald — and the track record depth Wednesday night Class AA finals. call to action.
of both Breiner and head coach when the NCAA approved Espinoza-Hunter, who MSU’s regular season begins
Joe Moorhead — suggest MSU’s the waiver of sophomore depth at guard, and she reached the 2,000-career 6 p.m. Friday (SEC Network+)
process of quarterback develop- guard Andra Espino- provides someone who point mark in her final against Austin Peay, a season that
ment is a good one. za-Hunter, making her im- has a scoring mentality.” prep season, averaged could be made or broken by how
Breiner shared that process mediately eligible to play Schaefer said Espino- 36.9 points, 6.7 rebounds, well MSU shoots, particularly
with The Dispatch before it gets this season. za-Hunter will travel with 3.1 assists, and 3.0 steals how well it shoots from 3-point
its toughest test: No. 1 Alabama Espinoza-Hunter, a MSU and will play at 6 per game in her high range. If that is truly what deter-
(9-0, 6-0 SEC), 2:30 p.m. Saturday 5-foot-11 standout from p.m. Friday against Vir- school career. mines their fate, the Bulldogs are
(WCBI). Ossining, New York, ginia in Charlottesville, “She has been nothing willing to test their luck.
“I’m sure the fans might not scored 14 points in seven Virginia. but outstanding since the “I think this is a team that’s go-
like hearing this, but Nick has games as a freshman at “She knows everything day she stepped on this ing to shoot the ball a lot better,”
truly gotten better each week,” Connecticut before she we’re doing,” Schaefer Howland said. “We spent a lot of
campus,” Schaefer said.
Breiner said. transferred to MSU in said. time in the offseason working on
“She works her tail off.
See FITZGERALD, 3B February 2018. She will ESPN rated Espino- She just has that scoring See HOOPS, 3B
have three years of eligi- za-Hunter the No. 16 play- mentality. She will give us
bility remaining. er in the Class of 2017. added space to the floor
Game 10 “I think the right de- Blue Star Media rated her that we need with T(eaira
Game 1
n At No. 1 Alabama, 2:30 p.m. cision was made for this the No. 10 prospect. She n Austin Peay State, 6:30 p.m.
McCowan). People won’t
Saturday (WCBI; WKBB-FM 100.9, situation,” MSU coach Vic was the 2017 New York Friday (SEC Network +; WKBB-FM
WJEC-FM 106.5, WFCA-FM 107.9). be able to come off (An- 100.9, WFCA-FM 107.9).
Schaefer said. “I think she Gatorade Player of the dra) for sure.”
will provide much needed Year, co-Miss New York See BULLDOGS, 3B


SHS senior class wants championship
By Bret t Hudson chance to get back to the cham- points, tied for third in school pionship and do great things.” history with the 2015 team
A run back to the Mississippi coached by current South Pa-
High School Activities Associa- nola coach Ricky Woods. They
Ferguson still has the clip, and
tion (MHSAA) Class 6A state are 15 points behind the 2014
looks at it regularly.
championship game starts 7 team and 25 points behind the
A television camera caught
p.m. Friday against South Pano- record-setting 1995 team.
him crying on the field in the
aftermath of the Starkville la, but the senior class has more The senior class enters the
High School football team’s than a championship at stake: it playoffs 30-8 in their its sea-
loss to Pearl in last year’s state could make itself one of the best sons, 21-0 at home. They’ve
championship game. It’s easy senior classes in school history. done so in dominant fashion, av-
for him to remember the feel- Ending their final season eraging 34.7 points per game to
ing when he sees it; it’s also an as champions would go a long their opponents’ 13.1. Against
easy source of motivation for way toward establishing that the school’s rivals of Noxubee
the offensive linemen and fel- legacy, but something they can County, Oxford and West Point,
low seniors trying to finish this do in the meantime is become the class is 8-1.
season the right way. the school’s single-season scor- Granted, all of the resume Austin Frayser/Special to The Dispatch
“Really, I’m excited,” Fer- ing leaders. This year’s Yellow Starkville High School senior KJ Lawrence will help lead the Yellow
points are rendered moot if
Jackets against South Panola Friday night in the MHSAA playoffs.
guson said. “We’ve got a great Jackets (10-1) have scored 514 See SHS, 2B
2B Thursday, November 8, 2018 The Dispatch •

Prep Football Preview
this week’s prep predictions,

Week 13 Slate Heritage Academy stands two wins from state title
All games start at 7 p.m. Friday (unless noted)
Admission at all stadiums is $8 By Adam Minichino Academy, the No. 6 seed, 32-13 at J.E. downs. The Rebels relied on big plays Logan Field. to beat the Volunteers. The first came
South Panola at Starkville High
n RECORDS: South Panola 7-5 (5-2 in MHSAA 1-6A); Junior quarterback Carter Putt on a 25-yard pass to Jakarius Caston
Starkville High 10-1 (6-1 in MHSAA 2-6A) Sean Harrison believed in July the leads Heritage Academy’s offense. Ju- that beat double coverage. Yarbrough
n LAST WEEK: South Panola won its fifth straight 2018 Heritage Academy football team nior running back Kelvin “K.J.” Smith also hit Caston on a 48-yard jump ball to
with a 42-7 region victory at DeSoto Central to end the had a chance to play for a state cham- is the leading rusher, while senior help set up a 31-yard touchdown pass to
regular season ... The Tigers led 21-0 at halftime ... For pionship.
South Panola, sophomore Anterrio Draper ran for 162 Moak Griffin provides multiple options Yohan Thompson. The pass to Thomp-
yards and a pair of touchdowns; Starkville High won its The third-year Heritage Academy as a runner, thrower, and receiver. Re- son also beat double coverage thanks
fifth straight with a 41-14 region at Clinton to end the coach felt the Patriots had enough skill ceivers Jared Long, Noel Fisher, Banks to Yarbrough putting just enough loft
regular season ... The Yellow Jackets led 27-0 at half- position players to stack up with the Hyde, and Lex Rogers are just four of on the ball to help it sail over the arms
time ... For Starkville, sophomore Luke Altmyer threw for best in the state. He also thought Her- the options the Patriots can turn to if of one of the defenders.
130 yards and two touchdowns
n ON THE LINE: MHSAA Class 6A Playoffs, First
itage Academy would be a year older they want to spread teams out. Harrison wants his players to treat
Round ... winner will face either Horn Lake or Warren and better on the offensive and defen- On defense, the front of Eli Ack- the game as a “reward” for all of the
Central in next round sive lines to help it stay alive until the er, Clay Walters, Fox Walters, Ethan hard work they have put in since May.
n PLAYER TO WATCH: Starkville High senior third week of November. Bumgarner, and Seth Harris has been He acknowledges the Rebels do a good
Rodrigues Clark has rushed for 1,178 yards and 21
touchdowns to lead the Yellow Jackets this season
Harrison’s confidence has proven to to be a dominating presence. Since a job and have good athletes, but he feels
n RADIO/INTERNET: be justified as Heritage Academy has 28-20 loss to Pillow Academy on Sept. the Patriots will be just fine if they exe-
n LAST SEASON: Did not meet been explosive on offense and dominat- 14, Heritage Academy has allowed only cute and tackle.
ing on defense. At 7 p.m. Friday, it will 83 points (a little more than 11.8 per Just as Harrison has believed in his
try to take the final step to its destina- game). The maturation of linebackers team since the spring, he said it has
Canton at West Point
n RECORDS: Canton 7-5 (3-4 in MHSAA 2-5A); West tion when it plays host to Adams Coun- Griffin, Austin Dotson, Rocky Wright, remained poised on the ultimate goal.
Point 10-1 (7-0 in MHSAA 1-5A) ty Christian School in the semifinals of Parker Ray, and J.R. Lott and a second- It hasn’t allowed big moments to mess
n LAST WEEK: Canton closed its regular season with the Mississippi Association of Indepen- ary of Fisher, Long, Rogers, Hyde and with its focus, and Harrison doesn’t
a 42-15 region road win at Cleveland Central ... The Ti- dent Schools (MAIS) Class AAA play- has solidified a unit that has proven to think that will be the case this week,
gers led 21-6 at halftime ... For Canton, senior Cameron
Harris rushed for 162 yards and two touchdowns; West
offs at C.L. Mitchell Field. be downright stingy. either.
Point won its eighth straight with a 28-6 region win at “We have been run heavy, but we “We’ll play a game I will say, “I really “We have kind of had a chip on our
Lewisburg ... The Green Wave led 7-0 at halftime ... For can throw the ball to five, six, seven think that is the best we got,’ ” Harrison shoulder all year,” Harrison said. “We
West Point, senior Kameron Martin rushed for 89 yards different guys when we want to,” Harri- said. “You come out against Leake this really felt like nobody else thought we
and two touchdowns
n ON THE LINE: MHSAA Class 5A Playoffs, First
son said. “It’s not a run, run, third down past Friday night and it was the most were a state championship contender.
Round ... winner will face either Germantown or Lafay- we have to throw it. We are able to take dominating performance I have seen We felt some teams we have handled in
ette in next round what the defense gives us. out of them. It has really been a lot of the past felt like they were going to get
n PLAYER TO WATCH: West Point junior Brandon “It has been kind of aggravating be- fun to watch them.” us this year. The kids have done a good
Harris has rushed for 624 yards and 12 touchdowns to
cause for me because that’s all I have According to the MAIS website, job of not letting that be lip service and
lead the Green Wave this season
n RADIO/INTERNET: heard about is ACCS’ athletes and no- ACCS was forced to forfeit its first sev- staying focused on their work to prove
n LAST SEASON: Did not meet body is talking about ours.” en games due to an ineligible player. people wrong.”
Last week, No. 2 seed Heritage The Rebels, who haven’t lost on the The winner will advance to face the
Academy (10-2) stretched its winning field this season, likely would have winner of the game between No. 1 In-
Noxubee County at Greenwood
n RECORDS: Noxubee County 7-5 (3-1 in MHSAA
streak to seven games with a 43-13 vic- been a top-five seed by virtue of win- dianola Academy and No. 4 Central
4-4A); Greenwood 9-2 (4-0 in MHSAA 3-4A) tory against No. 7 Leake Academy at ning District 5. Hinds at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at
n LAST WEEK: Noxubee County won its fourth C.L. Mitchell Field. Against Starkville Academy, senior Jackson Academy.
straight with a 28-3 home win over New Albany to start No. 14 ACCS (4-7) defeated reigning quarterback Sterling Yarbrough was Follow Dispatch sports editor Adam
the playoffs ... The Tigers led 7-3 at halfime ... For Noxu-
bee County, senior Kyziah Pruitt had 239 total yards and
Class AAA State champion Starkville 11-for-19 for 293 yards and five touch- Minichino on Twitter @ctsportseditor
four touchdowns; Greenwood won its fifth straight with a
48-25 home win over Amory in its playoff opener ... The
Bulldogs led 13-10 at halftime ... For Greenwood, senior
Walter Ivory ran for 160 yards and two touchdowns
n ON THE LINE: MHSAA Class 4A Playoffs, Second
Noxubee County faces huge challenge at Greenwood
Round ... winner will face either Germantown or Lafay-
ette in next round
By Adam Minichino aggressiveness away from wall. Defensive linemen dale 21-14 in overtime on them, but they are judg- shouldn’t jump offsides on Oct. 26 to win Region 3. Its
n PLAYER TO WATCH: Noxubee County senior
Ja’Qualyn Smith has rushed for 920 yards and 10 touch- ment calls. We also had a a hard count. You have to be only losses have been to
downs to lead the Tigers this season MACON — The number targeting call. The other one disciplined.” Holmes County Central and
n LAST SEASON: Did not meet jumps off the stat sheet. were offsides or false starts. Despite the mistakes, to Louisville (21-0 on Sept.
When you consider Ty- Those penalties are driving Noxubee County relied on a 21). Since then, the Bull-
rone Shorter has been me crazy because they are a strong effort by the defense dogs have won their last five
Adams County Chr. at Heritage Aca.
stressing discipline in an
n RECORDS: Adams County Christian 11-1 (3-0 in lack of focus. We have to be and watched as an offense games, including a 48-25
MAIS 5-AAA); Heritage Academy 10-2 effort to eliminate mistakes,
more disciplined than that.” led by senior athlete Kyziah victory against Amory last
n LAST WEEK: Adams County Christian won its sec- it’s even more alarming that
Shorter acknowledges Pruitt continued to develop. week in the first round.
ond playoff game with a 32-13 win at Starkville Academy the Noxubee County High
... The Rebels led 20-0 at halftime ... For Adams County no team is going to play a He said New Albany stacked Greenwood earned the
School football team com-
Christian, senior Sterling Yarbrough threw for 293 yards perfect game, so he knows the box in an attempt to stop right to play at home by vir-
and five touchdowns; Heritage Academy also moved mitted 19 penalties against
the Tigers likely won’t play Pruitt’s ability to run the tue of its first-place finish in
to 2-0 in postseason play with a 43-13 home win over New Albany.
a game in which they don’t football. The move backfired the district. Louisville edged
district rival Leake Academy ... The Patriots led 43-7 Despite a plethora of
at halftime ... For Heritage Academy, junior Carter Putt
self-inflicted wounds, Nox- commit a penalty. Still, he as Pruitt threw for 109 yards Noxubee County 27-26 on a
threw for 123 yards and a touchdown
ubee County pulled away in said penalties and turnovers and two touchdowns and last-second field goal to end
n ON THE LINE: MAIS Class AAA Playoffs, Third
the second half for a 28-3 contributed to a sloppy first rushing for 117 yards and the Tigers’ 30-game win-
Round ... winner will face either Central Hinds Academy
or Indianola Academy in state championship victory in the first round of half that featured seven pen- two more scores. ning streak in the region
n PLAYER TO WATCH: Heritage Academy got a huge the Mississippi High School alties in the first quarter last Shorter expects oppo- and earn the No. 1 seed from
lift from junior Banks Hyde, who had a 97-yard kickoff
Activities Association (MH- week. nents to keep loading the Region 4.
return touchdown in the win over Leake Academy
SAA) Class 4A playoffs at Shorter feels the penal- box to try to contain Pruitt A victory would mean
n LAST SEASON: Did not meet
Tiger Stadium. ties are a result of being too and a running game that Noxubee County would play
At 7 p.m. Friday, Noxubee energized and not staying features senior Ja’Qualyn at home regardless of the
Columbus Christian at Union Christian County (7-5), the No. 2 seed true to their fundamentals. Smith because they believe winner of the game between
n RECORDS: Columbus Christian Academy 3-7; He said the Tigers might not that to be the stronger part Corinth and Rosa Fort next
Union Christian Academy 5-5 from Region 4, will travel to
n LAST WEEK: Columbus Christian Academy won the Delta to take on Green- have committed 19 penalties of Pruitt’s game. But he cau- week at Tiger Stadium.
its playoff opener with a 20-14 win over Lee (Arkansas) wood (9-2) in a second-round because some, he thought, tioned against that because But neither Shorter nor
Academy at home ... The Rams trailed 14-7 at halftime game. were judgment calls. he said Pruitt can run the the Tigers are looking that
... For Columbus Christian Academy, Jordan Meek ran
Shorter said finding a way “I fee like the farther you entire offense and can throw far ahead. In a season that
for 44 yards and a touchdown; Union Christian Academy
received a first-round bye in the playoffs ... The Lions to limit penalties has been move down in the playoffs it the football to beat teams. has been filled with twists
also won over Lee (Arkansas) Academy 39-20 in their a big topic of conversation is going to get tougher and “We feel good with him at and turns, Shorter knows
last contest on Oct. 19 this week because he under- tougher, so you might not be quarterback because he can looking past any opponent at
n ON THE LINE: MAIS Class A Playoffs, Third Round
stands teams that commit able to overcome that many do so many things,” Shorter this time of the year will end
... winner will face either West Memphis Christian or
Tunica Academy in state championship that many mistakes won’t be penalties later on,” Short- said. “He can get out of trou- your season early. He feels
n PLAYER TO WATCH: Columbus Christian Academy able to survive very long. er said. “We are telling our ble. The first touchdown he his players won’t do that be-
quarterback Dakota Shaw threw for 120 yards and two “The penalties wee are guys to stay aggressive but scrambled and made a play cause they still have unfin-
touchdowns in the win over Lee (Arkansas) Academy committing we can con- stay focused. Your receiv- and saw the guy down the ished business.
n LAST SEASON: Did not meet
trol,” Shorter said. “We had ers shouldn’t jump offsides. field. That is what he has to Follow Dispatch sports edi-
—Compiled by Scott Walters six or seven holding calls. I Those are the type of pen- do, be that dual-threat guy.” tor Adam Minichino on Twit-
don’t want to take the kids’ alties that drive me up the Greenwood beat Clarks- ter @ctsportseditor

Area teams face playoff tests to advance
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they aren’t accompanied with a 2018 state champi-

e have reached the stretch “It’s really about experience more than any-
run for high school football
Tigers or Green Wave Rebels or Patriots thing,” Ferguson said. “We’ve been through a lot
Will West Point survive the Is Heritage Academy a legiti- of stuff, especially that championship. With us
upset bid? mate title contender? knowing how to get there, now we have to work on
In the Missis-
After winning back-to-back Well, we find this out Friday. finishing.”
sippi High School
Activities Associa- MHSAA Class 5A state titles, West Heritage Academy will play host Ferguson said he has seen a different level of in-
tion (MHSAA), four Point knows what it takes to be suc- to Adams County Christian School tensity from his teammates this week, but he see it
victories are needed cessful late in the season. in the semifinal round of the MAIS as the result of any edict from seniors. Coach Chris
for a state cham- Friday night Hamblin Stadium, Class AAA playoffs. Jones has seen business as usual, but he doesn’t
pionship. In the the latest quest for a state title be- Heritage Academy does have see the locker room — he learned as a player that
Mississippi Associa- gins with Canton. some good news. The Patriots will it’s best to let that be a players-only space.
tion of Independent Scott Walters This West Point team is hitting be playing at home and they are Jones doesn’t believe a new level of intensity
Schools (MAIS), we playing their best football of the is the answer — “You should be in playoffs mode
its stride at the right time.
are down to where season. every day once district begins” — but is not above
The offense is playing its best
two wins will get the job done. using playoff-specific motivation.
ball of the season. The defense has This is a huge task ahead. The
What to watch for from Week 13: He uses last year’s championship game the same
not been flawless, but it has been home team can do it, though.
way. The program knows it did not finish and it has
good enough. built its season around finishing this time.
Tigers or Yellow Jackets Rams or Lions For the senior class in particular, this would be
Can Ricky Woods’ old team Tigers or Bulldogs Will Columbus Christian more than finishing a season. This would be finish-
beat his new team? Academy advance? ing a legacy.
Can Noxubee County ad-
Friday night will be a homecoming We have also reached the semi- “As a player, you have to create your own lega-
for former Starkville coach Ricky final round of the MAIS Class A cy,” Jones said. “You can’t live your life based on
Nothing will be easy if Noxubee
Woods, who is now at South Panola. playoffs. what the people before you have done. It’s OK to
County repeats as MHSAA Class 4A
Woods has been brought back to Columbus Christian Academy respect and understand the tradition, but you have
South Panola to revive the slumping state champions. will travel to Farmerville, Louisiana, to leave your own mark.
fortunes of their football program. Life on the road is tough. Life to face Union Christian Academy. “We got six banners for state championships but
An upset win on the road would on the road in the playoffs is even Credit to CCA coach Bill Beck none of those are ours. We have to set the mark
be huge in the building process. tougher. and his team for still playing. ourselves. We have to set our own legacy and cre-
Starkville won’t be releasing In the second round, Noxubee Scott Walters is a sports writer for ate our own tradition to add onto the tradition that’s
balloons for this return home. The County goes to Greenwood. The Dispatch. He can be reached at already here.”
Yellow Jackets will be talking on the The Tigers can do this. They just Follow him Follow Dispatch sports writer Brett Hudson on
field instead. need to play very well. on Twitter @dispatchscott. Twitter @Brett_Hudson
The Dispatch • Thursday, November 8, 2018 3B


Improved offense sends EMCC to title game
BY SCOTT WALTERS Athletic Association (NJCAA) na- “We just want to hold up our end tional championship. of the deal,” deWeaver said. “Ev-
deWeaver, a Michigan State erybody knows how special our
East Mississippi Community transfer, will draw his sixth- defense is. That is what has helped
College football coach Buddy Ste- straight start after EMCC lost Vijay us become better on offense. Every
phens really liked the performance Miller to a season-ending injury in day in practice we are going to get
of quarterback Messiah deWeaver the opening series of a 24-21 win at the best defense in the nation. That
in the opening round of the Mis- East Central C.C. has to make you better.”
sissippi Association of Community While deWeaver engineered a EMCC has scored 24 or more
and Junior Colleges (MACJC) play-
last-second victory in Decatur, he points in all 10 games and in
hasn’t come into his own until the 68-straight games dating back to
Stephens would like to see some-
last couple of weeks of the season. the 2012 season.
thing similar from deWeaver two
The 28 completions were a sea- Jones moved up two spots in the
more times this season.
“Clearly the best game Messiah
son-high, while the 275 yards was
the most since 323 yards on open-
national rankings after a 36-34 vic-
tory against then-No. 5 Northwest Sudoku YESTERDAY’S ANSWER
has played here,” Stephens said.
“He showed what type of leader he
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16 touchdowns) continues to close season,” Stephens said. “We may column
deWeaver was 28 of 34 for 275 containsand theeach
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number 8 9 3 6 4 2 5 1 7
yards Saturday in No. 1 EMCC’s in on becoming the program’s first have played our best game of the contains the same number
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31-7 victory against then-No. 16 Co- 1,000-yard rusher since the 2013 season (in the win over Copiah-Lin- only once. The difficulty 2 1 5 8 9 7 3 6 4
level increases from
season. He is second in the nation coln). We will have to do that again level increases from 4 7 6 1 5 3 9 2 8
piah-Lincoln C.C. at Sullivan-Wind- Monday to Sunday.
in touchdowns. and more to win this Saturday.” Monday to Sunday.
ham Field in Scooba.
Difficulty Level 11/07

At 2 p.m. Saturday, No. 1 EMCC McIntosh collected his fifth n In related news, EMCC soph-
(10-0) will play at No. 4 Jones Col- 100-yard rushing game against omore Everitt Cunningham earned
lege (9-1) for the MACJC State Copiah-Lincoln C.C., while Keon his second MACJC Defensive Play-
championship at Bobcat Stadium at Moore had his second in the final er of the Week honor for his efforts
Sim Cooley Field in Ellisville. regular-season game — a 26-7 win against Copiah-Lincoln.
“There are so many parts to the at Northeast Mississippi C.C. The sophomore defensive end
offense,” deWeaver said. “Fortu- “It’s just a little more attention recorded a season-high four sacks
nately, all of those parts played well to detail at this point in time in the on three solos and two assisted
(against Co-Lin). This is the time season,” McIntosh said. “It’s been sacks. He also forced a fumble and
of year you want to be playing your a long grind. Everybody just wants broke up a pass. Cunningham was
best. We know we got to keep put- to win these final two games and credited with eight tackles on six
ting in the work and keep getting finish the job. There is no turning solo stops and two assists. The Li-
these results.” back, so you give that one last push. ons held the Wolves to 34 rushing
While this EMCC offense hasn’t This team is playing with a lot of yards and only 10 pass completions.
lived up to the normal video-game confidence.” A product of West Point High
type numbers produced by Ste- The EMCC offense should get School, Cunningham is third na-
phens’ teams of the past, the 2018 plenty of confidence from watching tionally with 13 sacks.
squad is two wins away from its sev- the defense play. The Lions have Follow Dispatch sports writer
enth MACJC State championship held half of their opponents to sev- Scott Walters on Twitter @dispatch-
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shooting and a lot of time took the burden on them- land remarked early in tion, so once we get that
our players spent on their selves, organizing times practice how hard it was offense with the shoot-
own. They put an incred- with managers and grad- to leave any player open ing involved, it’s going
ible amount of time in on uate assistants for them to because all of them were to be that triple-threat, I
their game on their own, visit the practice facility knocking down shots. guess,” Holman said.
and I’m really pleased and take their shots. Howland identified Quinndary Weather-
with that. Each player took on the Weatherspoons, se- spoon hopes to see all of
“We worked on form, their shooting time with nior forward Aric Hol- those weapons at work.
we worked on getting a lot their own agendas. Quin- man, Carter and junior He knows he and Wood-
of reps in the offseason, ndary Weatherspoon point guard Lamar Peters ard can post up smaller
these guys were phenom- wanted to make 200 as the team’s primary guards if given the op-
enal living in the gym. On 3-pointers per day; young- 3-point shooters, but he
portunity; he also knows
their own, they’ve done an er brother, sophomore shows no hesitation in
forward Abdul Ado has
incredible job of getting guard Nick, wanted to allowing freshmen for-
developed the offensive
the time in. So much of make his left arm less ob- wards Reggie Perry and
shooting comes down to structive in his shooting Robert Woodard to let it game he was missing last
confidence. That’s what’s motion. Junior guard Ty- fly. season. Peters can pen-
really evolved with our son Carter was shooting The offseason of shoot- etrate any defense and
guys, and I’m proud of for confidence. ing was not in hopes of now, he has the shooters
them.” The results have been creating a trigger-happy to kick out to.
All of this took place obvious, even if there’s team. It was designed to “We’re going to be a
over the summer, when no regular season game create a balanced attack balanced team, I think,”
coaches are limited in to prove it. Nick Weather- with balanced results. Quinndary Weather- ACROSS
the amount of time they spoon said he was making “We have a lot of guys spoon said. 1 Second president
can spend with players. 20 shots in a row at times that like to beat and bang Follow Dispatch sports 6 Spoken exams
Senior guard Quinndary in the summer, something and we have a lot of guys writer Brett Hudson on 11 Elementary
Weatherspoon said they he didn’t do before. How- that are good in transi- Twitter @Brett_Hudson 12 Sports summary

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14 Cracked
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17 Roadhouse
In August, Espinoza-Hunter told want her there anymore. It had za-Hunter of the NCAA’s decision. 19 CPR pro
The Dispatch her time at UConn nothing to do with her not liking it He said the NCAA didn’t provide 20 Sailor, in slang
was “good,” but she said it wasn’t here, not fitting in, or playing time. MSU an update about the status of 23 Fix a road
a “good fit” for her. She said a lot I just didn’t want her here anymore. Ole Miss transfer Promise Taylor, 25 General assem-
of people speculated she decided We have a simple rule at Connecti- who also has applied for a waiver bly?
to transfer due to a lack of playing cut. This is what I want you to do. to be eligible this season. Schaefer 26 Formal attire
time, but she stressed it wasn’t a If you don’t do it, I’m going to re- said MSU will have to “wait and 28 Orderly
good fit for her. mind you again. And if you don’t see” what happens with Taylor, a 29 Roosevelt’s
A comment by UConn coach do it again, I’m going to remind you 6-5 sophomore center who left Ole middle name 3 Crisp salad constellation
Geno Auriemma was posted on again. And if you don’t do it, I’m Miss after then-head coach Matt In- 30 Mess up ingredient 21 Muscat man
Twitter on Jan. 22, 2018, when news gonna remind you again. Until a sell and the school mutually agreed 31 Salt source 4 Odometer unit 22 “Childe Harold”
of Espinoza-Hunter’s decision to point I don’t remind you and you’re to part ways. 32 Pie dish 5 When King poet
transfer broke. It said, “The kid not here anymore.” Follow Dispatch sports editor 33 Leaf vein Duncan and Lady 24 Picnic nuisance
that’s not there anymore: she’s not Schaefer said MSU’s compli- Adam Minichino on Twitter @ 35 Spam holder, Macbeth meet 25 Leather tool
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43 Rein for Rover 10 Bond, for one 35 Ailing
Thursday Prep Basketball 44 Studied (over) 16 Fixed copy 36 Called once
BOXING Today’s Games
10 p.m. — Jesus Soto Karass vs. Neeco Macias, junior Itawamba AHS boys vs. New Hope at Pontotoc Classic
17 Tony winner 37 Sheep call
DOWN Worth 39 Ripen
middleweights, at Indio, California, ESPN2 West Lowndes at Ethel 1 Crunch targets
COLLEGE BASKETBALL Meridian at Starkville 18 When pigs fly 40 Wine choice
2 Block 20 Big Dipper’s
7 p.m. — New Orleans at Northwestern, Big Ten Network Tishomingo County at Starkville Academy
COLLEGE FOOTBALL Columbus Christian at Winona Christian
6 p.m. — North Carolina Central at Bethune-Cookman, Friday’s Games
ESPNU St. Andrew’s at Aberdeen
6:30 p.m. — Wake Forest at North Carolina State, ESPN Heritage Academy at North Delta School
Magnolia Heights at Starkville Academy
Noon — PGA Tour, Mayakoba Golf Classic, first round, at
Playa del Carmen, Mexico, TGC Prep Soccer
3 p.m. — Champions Tour, Charles Schwab Cup Champion- Today’s Match
ship, first round, at Phoenix, TGC Caledonia at Columbus, 5 p.m.
10 p.m. — LPGA Tour, Blue Bay LPGA, third round, at Hain- Friday’s Match
an Island, China, TGC New Albany at New Hope, 5 p.m.
2 a.m. (Friday) — European PGA Tour, Nedbank Golf Chal-
lenge, second round, at Sun City, South Africa, TGC Men’s College Basketball
3:30 a.m. (Friday) — Japan All-Star Series, Game 1, MLB Austin Peay at Mississippi State, 6:30 p.m.
All-Stars vs. Yomuiuri Giants, at Tokyo, MLB Network
NBA Women’s College Basketball
7 p.m. — Houston at Oklahoma City, TNT Friday’s Games
9:30 p.m. — Milwaukee at Golden State, TNT Mississippi State at Virginia, 6 p.m.
Mississippi Univ. for Women at Johnson & Wales, 6 p.m.
7:20 p.m. — Carolina at Pittsburgh, WLOV and NFL Network
SOCCER IUPUI at Ole Miss, 7 p.m.
Noon — Women, International friendly, Portugal vs. United
States, at Estoril, Portugal, ESPN2
Junior College Basketball
7 p.m. — 2018 USL Cup, Louisville City vs. Today’s Games
EMCC at East Central, Women 5:30 p.m.; Men 7:30 p.m. WHATZIT ANSWER
Phoenix Rising, ESPN2
Log cabin
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Continued from Page 1B
“Sometimes the results didn’t game repetitions, I think that in his final year as a graduate move on. fortable with what he’s seeing
always speak for it, but as far as will help him,” Moorhead said assistant for UConn from Paul “Get on the field the next day mentally, and in turn, physical-
looking like a quarterback that’s after the Kansas State game. Pasqualoni, now the defensive and it starts all over again.” ly.”
comfortable operating the sys- Looking back on it, Fitzger- coordinator for the Detroit Li- Dividing practice into Through this process, Fitz-
tem, honestly, he’s improved ev- ald can see the benefits of the ons. The basis of it is finding a chunks like so allows Fitzgerald gerald has found the best ver-
ery week. Some weeks there’s time. He’s acknowledged that theme for each week and mak- to improve on the small things sion of himself within this sea-
been some mental weeks and run-pass options (RPOs) — the ing it the priority, but that em- — such as the pocket footwork son. He has progressed in his
some week there’s been some basis of the Moorhead offense phasis evolves daily. Moorhead mentioned after the command of the offense and his
physical weeks, and there’s go- — are run and read differently “As practice progresses, you Kansas State game — and the command of quarterbacking
ing to be both every week, but in this system than they were have to have different focuses in big things, as in reading defens- nuances.
the number of those are decreas- under former coach Dan Mul- practice,” Breiner said. “When es and a greater understand- Now, Fitzgerald gets to, “set-
ing. He has come in there, good len. All RPOs are based on a we’re in individual drills, that’s ing of concepts that Moorhead tle down and play my game.”
game, bad game, asking what he series of presnap and postsnap our time to work those footwork mentioned in the open week. n Bob Shoop’s Mississip-
can do better and taken it to the reads that determine where the things, maybe to start talking They believe the results of that pi State defense ranks first in
field.” ball goes, but Breiner believes about progressions; when we process are obvious. Fitzgerald the Southeastern Conference
That incremental improve- MSU’s RPOs may have more got to 1-on-1 or routes on air, it’s said, “it’s very apparent that I’m a in 11 defensive categories. On
ment was bound to happen for read options for a quarterback about timing and ball location; lot more comfortable in the pock- Wednesday, the first-year Bull-
two reasons. First, Moorhead to decipher than most RPOs. as we get into team periods in et,” and Breiner agrees. dog defensive coordinator was
was pointing out as early as two “I think the layers that we practice, you stop talking about “When your eyes and your recognized for his efforts as
games into the season that run- give to the RPO are unique,” those things and start talking mind slow down, it allows your one of 53 nominees for the 2018
ning his offense is a skill sharp- Breiner said. about scheme. It’s recognizing feet to slow down a little bit,” Broyles Award, which honors
ened by time. More than the experience in the defense, making the right Breiner said. “When you’re not college football’s top assistant
“I don’t think there’s a lack the system, Fitzgerald reached decision and executing. It’s a exactly sure where your eyes coach.
of comfort, but with continued his current level of efficiency progression as practice goes are supposed to be, I think your Follow Dispatch sports writ-
familiarity with the offense and through Breiner’s daily process. on. You get in the film room, feet tend to follow. What I’ve er Brett Hudson on Twitter @
the things we ask to do, the Breiner learned this method you talk about both and you seen is a guy who’s more com- Brett_Hudson

Comics & Puzzles
Dear Abby
I read that pleased to help have done enough. Pushing
there is a spread the word. your employer further won’t
suicide some- Isolation can help. The ball is now in his
where in the be a killer, and court. Start quietly looking for
world every 40 inclusion can be another job — one in which
seconds. Num- a lifesaver. Bless your skills will be appropriately
bers rise at holi- you for what you compensated.
day time. Feeling are doing. I hope DEAR ABBY: How can I
like a child whose other readers tactfully tell an elementary
nose is pressed will consider it school teacher in whose
against a window, and follow your class I assist that she uses
ZITS seeing others example. poor grammar and words that
from the outside DEAR ABBY: I aren’t words (i.e., “I bough-
as they enjoy the have a dilemma ten this yesterday,” or, “Her
warmth of the I don’t know how and me went to the soccer
moment, can Dear Abby to maneuver game.”)? I am fond of this
lead to thoughts through. I have teacher but feel she’s doing a
of abandonment been working
disservice to her pupils. Other
and despair. That’s why I have as an intern at a company
than that she’s a devoted,
a mission — I set an extra for about 18 months. During
energetic teacher. It is really
place at my table. the summer, I completed a
I can attest that it works. test I needed to become fully difficult to bite my tongue. —
One year I announced in licensed in my field. TACTFUL IN THE EAST
church that my home would However, I’m still working DEAR TACTFUL: Children
be open to anyone who didn’t in my current position at model their behavior after the
have a family. A woman came intern wages, although I have example the adults around
GARFIELD forward and accepted my repeatedly requested a meet- them provide. That a teacher
invitation. We spent the day ing with my employer to talk would consistently do what
getting to know each other money. He continues to say she’s doing in a classroom
and bonded in friendship. he doesn’t have time, and we setting is shocking. How could
Please encourage your will discuss it later. He even she have become a licensed
readers to set an extra place agreed to a time on a certain educator with such poor
at their holiday table. My day but failed to show up for English skills?
brother committed suicide. the meeting. When I emailed Politically speaking, I don’t
I move forward in his honor. him the amount I want, he think that as her subordi-
— FULL OF GRATITUDE IN replied, “We’ll talk about it lat- nate you should take it upon
PHOENIX er.” Should I continue to press yourself to correct the woman.
DEAR FULL OF GRATITUDE: the issue? Call him? Email? I do think this is something
Please accept my sympathy Or just look for other work? — you should discuss with the
for the tragic loss of your CONCERNED ABOUT MONEY school principal.

TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Nov. stretch of the road. are dropping by the wayside as
8). In the past, you’ve chosen TAURUS (April 20-May 20). you read this. You may as well
heroes and aspired to great No one seems to want to say, appreciate them while you’re
things. Would you believe that “I don’t know” today, least of all waving goodbye.
this year you’ll be your own in- the clueless. Show up sponge- LEO (July 23-Aug. 22).
spiration? Yes, you have already like. It really is possible to learn Someone is helping you behind
overcome so much. Just list it through osmosis if you’re open the scenes. You can feel the
and you’ll see how your many enough. good will even if you don’t know
accomplishments add up to suc- GEMINI (May 21-June 21). who it is. You may never know
cess that continues on and on. When we were children, more the secret angels who are on
If you can’t see this now, use a seemed possible. We had yet your side, which speaks to the
friend’s eyes. Aries and Taurus to learn the limits, so it seemed purity of their generosity.
BABY BLUES adore you. Your lucky numbers: that what we’d later call “magic” VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22).
7, 30, 22, 9 and 8. was just another way that things You may give someone you
ARIES (March 21-April 19). might happen. Can you return to love a little breathing room, but
The end of this quest will be that mind today? you can’t help but check back
the start of the next one. In this CANCER (June 22-July perpetually, as it seems written
light, there’s really no reason to 22). Honor your flaws. You in your love clause. “I tried to
rush to the finish. In fact, you’d wouldn’t be you without them. throw a yo-yo away; it was im-
do well to slow down so you Besides, you’re not going to possible.” – Mitch Hedberg
can absorb the lessons in this live with them forever. Some LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23).
They say you can’t go back,
because it’s never the same
when you do. If you physically
return, you’ll find the old place
has been either updated or
ravaged by time. Go back in
BEETLE BAILEY your mind instead and it’s just
as you left it.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov.
21). Historians rarely agree and
can theorize endlessly about
how things really happened.
You’ll be in a similar quandary,
with evidence that adds into
quite a different story than the
one being told to you.
21). Stars smile and wink at
you as if to sanction your more
daring (possibly selfish?) choic-
es. Then again, why shouldn’t
MALLARD FILLMORE your own fun be a priority?
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan.
19). Owning is overrated. What
you own, you have to find a
place for, organize, maintain...
and it’s a bit much when all you
want to do is move around the
world unfettered.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb.
18). The information you’re
given is incomplete. Ask for
more. What’s the plan? What’s
the reason? What’s the back-
story? The more you know, the
more powerful you’ll be in the
FAMILY CIRCUS situation.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March
20). Your work hasn’t received
the deserved accolades. This
might take some time. What
you’ve accomplished will stand
the test of time. If you need
acknowledgement sooner, just
draw more attention to what
you’ve done.

Giving up the ghost
The Dispatch • Thursday, November 8, 2018 5B

Building Permits
City of Columbus n Reunion & The Reserve; n Chris & Sarah Paine; 8202 Jimmy Estes
634 31st. Ave. N., Apt. 89; Hwy. 50 E.; Remodel s/f n Eddie Harge; 164 Daisy
Oct. 30-Nov. 1, 2018 Electrical Permit; Buddy Easley residence; Darwin Holliman Dr.; Move mobile home;
n WAD, LLC; 2200 5th St. N.; n 13th St. Apartments, LLC; Construction Southern Housing
Remodel; Rhett Construcion 815 13th St. N., Apt. E8; Elec- n Deborah Page; 233 Looney n Douglas Noland; 171 Scott
n Deblin Hayes; 620 Water- trical Permit; Buddy Easley Road; Set up mobile home; Dr.; Set up mobile home;
works Road; Remodel; Same n Chanticleer Apartments; Owner Welford Electric
n Allen Ellis; 2319 5th Ave. 602 Park Circle, #4; Electrical n Deborah Page; 233 Looney n Douglas Noland; 171
N.; Electrical Permit; Buddy Permit; George Beavers Road; Move mobile home; Scott Dr.; Move mobile home;
Easley n Lenton Dismuke; 1315 Southern Housing Southern Housing
n Don West; 420 Alabama 13th Ave. S.; Gas Permit; n Chris Bonner; 991 Prairie n Dimetrious Vitrano; 468
St.; Electrical Permit: Buddy Kenny Pollard Waters Dr.; Construct Loblolly Ridge Road; Set up
Easley n Tomas & Deborah Neal; storage/shop; Don White
mobile home; Set up mobile
n First Baptist Church; 17 7th 202 McHall Dr.; Plumbing Construction
St. N.; Electrical Permit; Buddy Permit; Kenny Pollard n Cathy Harrelson; 462
Easley Malvern Road; Set up mobile
n Dimetrious Vitrano; 468
n Bud Phillips; 3491 Bluecutt Loblolly Ridge Road; Move
Road, Ste. 1; Electrical Permit; Lowndes County home; Jessie James
n Cathy Harrelson; 462 mobile home; Pontotoc Mobile
Gordon Via Nov 7, 2018 Malvern Road; Move mobile Home
n Reunion & The Reserve; n Jone Foster; 106 W. home; Casey Cooper n Henry Robinson; 756 Whis-
634 31st. Ave. N., Apt. 36; Swoope Dr.; Addition to s/f n Matt Furnari; Dodson Road; pering Pines Road; Construct
Electrical Permit; Buddy Easley residence; Owner Construct s/f residence; storage/shop; Owner
n n Reunion & The Reserve; n Dean & Luisa Priest; 370 Owner n Robert & Lisa Mims; 390
634 31st. Ave. N., Apt. 42; Fellows Road; Construct car- n Eddie Harge; 164 Daisy Pennington Lake Road; Addi-
Electrical Permit; Buddy Easley port; Owner Dr.; Set up mobile home; tion to s/f residence; Owner

Business Briefs
Mouton Joins as commu- Public Relations Associ- Inc. Melinda and Mark
nications ation of Mississippi, Pub- have four children, six
NMMC-West Point specialist in lic Relations Association grandchildren and a blue-
Cynthia Mouton, the Office of Mississippi and the berry farm. The George’s
M.D., recently joined of Universi- Southern Public Rela- are members of Harvest
North Mississippi Medi- ty Relations tions Federation. Wheat Christian Church.
cal Center-West Point as for four has also done contrac- Dr. Martin and
a full-time hospitalist. years, tual work in marketing his family moved to
Hospitalists are phy- earned his
Wheat and public relations for
sicians who limit their Starkville in July of
bachelor’s businesses in the Golden 2010, where he serves
practice to the hospital degree in communication Triangle area. He holds
and are as an oral surgeon. He
and information sciences certifications in National served on the Starkville
experi- Incident Management
from The University of Academy board for four
enced and and CPR.
Alabama in Tuscaloosa, years and was awarded
skilled in This year and in 2016,
Alabama the Distinct Biological
managing he won first place awards
As communications Engineering Alumni of
the unique for feature and news
director, Wheat will be Mississippi State in 2017.
medical stories in the CPR AM
responsible for over- Dr. Martin has been
needs of awards competition.
seeing news, handling a supporter of Palmer
hospi- Mouton He has also produced
talized media relations, assisting Home since moving to
with major publications, award-winning work in
patients. They work the areas of radio spots, Starkville. He attended
closely with the patient’s planning integrated
publications and new Mississippi State Univer-
primary care physicians marketing strategies and
media. sity followed by dental
to keep them up to date overseeing the depart-
In the community, he school in Jackson. He
on the patient’s condition mental budget.
is active in the Board of has been married to his
and treatment. When pa- He joined MUW in
Directors for Columbus wife, Anna Katherine, for
tients are ready to leave 2012 as an admissions
Christian School and PR 18 years. Together, they
the hospital, hospitalists counselor. He traveled
throughout the state to chair for Golden Trian- have two daughters.
inform their primary gle Outdoors.
physicians about any recruit and promote the
changes in medication, university to students,
follow-up care and other parents and the com- Palmer Home
needs. munity through presen- Welcomes New Board
Dr. Mouton graduated tations and managing
multiple social media
cum laude with a bach- Melinda George and
elor’s degree in biology accounts. Dr. Andrew Martin will
from Loyola University in On campus, he join the Board of Direc-
New Orleans in 2002. She currently serves on the tors for the Palmer Home
earned her medical de- Sustainability Commit- for Children.
gree from Tulane Univer- tee. He was Staff Council As Board Members,
sity School of Medicine president for two years Melinda and Dr. Martin
in New Orleans in 2011. and alumni adviser for will play an integral role
She completed a family Phi Theta Kappa from in helping to shape the
medicine residency at the 2014-2016. He has also vision of Palmer Home
University of Alabama in been a member of the as it builds out the new
Tuscaloosa in 2014. Since University Priorities campus in Hernando and
then, she has worked Planning Committee, continues to evolve the
with hospitals in Missis- Administrative Council, offerings at the Colum-
sippi and Alabama. the Mississippi Associ- bus campus.
ation of College Regis- Melinda is originally
trars and Admissions from Franklin, Tennes-
Wheat Named MUW’s Officers and served on see. She attended the
Communications search committees for University of Memphis,
Director provost and vice presi- where she acquired her
Caledonia native Tyler dent of academic affairs bachelor’s degree in ear-
Wheat has been promot- and the athletic depart- ly childhood education.
ed to Communications ment. In 1982, Melinda and her
Director for Mississippi His professional husband, Mark, moved to
University for Women. involvement and affilia- Memphis, to start Inter-
Wheat, who served tions include the College modal Cartage Company,

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6B Thursday, November 8, 2018 The Dispatch •
Legal Notices 0010 Legal Notices 0010 Lawn Care / Landscaping General Help Wanted 3200 Apts For Rent: Other 7080 Lots & Acreage 8600
TRUSTEE'S NOTICE OF The following vehicles PROFESSIONAL FIRM 2.28 +/- Acre Lot.
SALE have been abandoned JESSE & BEVERLY'S seeks FT candidate w/ 149 Tanyia Lane. Off of
at Marty's Service Cen- bookkeeping, payroll ex- Lake Lowndes Road.
WHEREAS, on April 27, ter. 1233 Gardner Blvd,
ing, cleanup, landscap- perience. Accounting de- TOWNHOUSES & APARTMENTS
Has asphalt drive &
2015, Elizabeth Baker, Columbus, MS. ing, sodding, & tree cut- gree required, Quick- parking, 1200 ft. shop
Unmarr, executed a
Deed of Trust to W. 1998 HONDA ACCORD
ting. 356-6525. Books & payroll expert-
ise, Ind. tax prep experi-
1 BEDROOM w/ living area, septic
tank & water meter. No
Phone: 662.328.2424 Stewart Robison, Trust- VIN#
ee for Green Tree Servi- 1HGCG1654WA036361 Painting & Papering 1620
ence preferred & ability 2 BEDROOMS trailers. $45,000. Call cing LLC, Beneficiary,
to work well w/ a vari-
ety of people. Please
3 BEDROOMS 662-574-0345.
SULLIVAN'S PAINT 3.5 Acre Lot. 3 estab- which Deed of Trust is 2000 BUICK LESABRE
send resumes to:
LEASE, lished trailer lots. Play-

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P.O. Box 511 • 516 Main Street
recorded in Land Deed VIN#
of Trust Book 2015, at 1G4HP54K8Y4204200
Certified in lead Blind Box 659 c/o
removal. Offering spe- Commercial Dispatch
Take down DEPOSIT
ground. Located on
Morgan Lane. Off of
Page 9608-9611, in the cial prices on interior & PO Box 511
Columbus, MS 39701 office of the Chancery 2009 CHEVROLET exterior painting, pres- Columbus, MS 39703 that “for rent” AND Harris Road. Caledonia
Clerk of Lowndes MALIBU Schools. $25,000.

sure washing & sheet
CREDIT CHECK 662-574-0345.
County, Mississippi; VIN#
rock repairs.
Free Estimates
patch is seeking a sign and get Mobile Homes for Sale 8650
fast results 662-329-2323
AND WHEREAS, this Call 435-6528 mechanically-minded in-
(Deadlines subject to change.) Deed of Trust was ulti- 2006 MITSUBISHI dividual to work in its
mately assigned to GALANT pressroom. Applicants
For Placing/Canceling Sitting With The Sick / Elderly 32x74, 3BR/2BA, Cent-
Classified Line Ads:
Ditech Financial LLC, by VIN#
instrument recorded in 4A3AB36F46E072999 1780
must be comfortable
working around heavy with an easy 2411 HWY 45 N ral A/C, Skirting, Deliv-
ery, Set-up & Tie down.
Book 2018, at Page machinery, adhering to COLUMBUS, MS
Sunday .................. Thursday 3:00 p.m. 19093-19098, in the of- 2008 CHEVROLET NEED SOMEONE to care tight deadlines and classified ad. This is a MUST SEE
home!! Only $89,900.
Monday.................... Friday 12:00 p.m. fice of the Chancery IMPALA for your loved one? must have an eye for
Clerk aforesaid; VIN# Years of experience. detail & quality. Flexible Commercial Property For
Tuesday.................Monday 12:00 p.m. 2G1WB58K289184777 Great References. Call hours are a must. Email Call today Rent 7100
AND WHEREAS, default Betty, 662-251-6680.
Wednesday ........... Tuesday 12:00 p.m. having been made in 2001 GMC YUKON
resume to
Very good at what I do! NEW SINGLEWIDE!
Thursday ........ Wednesday 12:00 p.m. payment of the in- VIN# or drop resumes off at to place COMMERCIAL PROPER-
2019, 3BR/2BA, Cent-
ral A/C. Skirting, Deliv-
debtedness secured by 1GKEC13T51J115413
Friday .................. Thursday 12:00 p.m. Stump Removal 1790 516 Main St, Spaces starting @ ery, Set-up, & Tie down.
said Deed of Trust, and
the holder of the note 2006 BMW 325
Columbus, MS 39701.
No phone calls please.
your ad. $285/mo. Downtown &
East Columbus loca-
Only $47,900.
submitted 3 business days prior to and Deed of Trust hav- VIN# tions. 662-435-4188.
first publication date
ing requested the under- WBAVB13576PT06087
signed Trustee so to do,
Autos For Sale 9150
I will on the 13th day of 2000 PONTIAC ANICAL KNOWLEDGE, square feet. 294
• Please read your ad on the first day of November, 2018, offer BONNEVILLE LIFTING & DELIVERY OF Chubby Dr. Flexible leas- 1998 ACCORD Coup
publication. We accept responsibility for sale at public outcry VIN# EQUIPMENT. APPLY IN Business Opportunity 6050 ing terms. Available EXL, 4cyl, good AC &
and sell during legal 1G2HY54K4Y4263962 now. 662-328-8254.
only for the first incorrect insertion. hours between the ALLSTUMP GRINDING PERSON AT HANDY- HISTORIC DOWNTOWN
tires. Runs great, driv-
SERVICE MAN RENTALS, INC. ON en daily. $1,700. 662-
• The Publisher assumes no financial hours of 11:00 A.M. 2003 FORD EXPEDITION HWY. 82 WEST, STARK- Columbus: 411 Main Houses For Rent: Northside 312-9173.
and 4:00 P.M., at the VIN# GET 'ER DONE! St. Office, Retail, Res-
responsibility for errors nor for We can grind all your VILLE. 7110
main front door of the 1FMRU15L33LA16972 taurant Space available. 2000 CHEVY Silverado.
omission of copy. Liability shall not County Courthouse of stumps. Hard to reach Call 423-333-1124. BLUECUTT ESTATES: Extended Cab 5.3 V8
places, blown over THE DISPATCH
exceed the cost of that portion of space Lowndes County, at IF THESE VEHICLES ARE 3BR/2BA, ch/a, double Auto. 190K. Michelin
roots, hillsides, back- is looking for an
occupied by such error. Columbus, Mississippi, NOT CLAIMED THEY
yards, pastures. Free ADVERTISING SALES Apts For Rent: Northside 7010 garage, chain link tires. Clean Truck.
for cash to the highest WILL BE PUT UP FOR fenced backyard, newly $2495. 662-275-0343.
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currently running should be directed to lowing described land 26TH DAY OF NOVEM- we'll grind it! The ideal candidate is a 2BR/1BA, renovated w/ remodeled, $115,000. 2002 VOLVO S80 T6, 4
662-361-8379 motivated self-starter Central heat and air, 662-352-4776.
the Classified Department. and property, situated in BER, 2018 AT 10:00 with excellent commu- door sedan. Good condi-
Lowndes County, Mis- AM AT MARTY'S SER- new appliances, floor- tion, Michelin radials.
• All ads are subject to the approval of sissippi, to-wit: VICE CENTER, 1233
nication and organiza- ing, etc. Available soon. Houses For Rent: Starkville $3950. CASH ONLY!
Tree Services 1860 tional skills, a strong 7170
this paper. The Commercial Dispatch GARDNER BLVD, work ethic and the abil-
Taking applications 662-889-8914.
reserves the right to reject, revise, A tract of land being loc- COLUMBUS MS. A&T Tree Service now. $450/Mth.
ity to relate to a wide NO HUD. Call Long & 2BR/1BA house w/ 2
classify or cancel any advertising at any ated in the Northeast Bucket truck & stump range of people. Sales acres in county. 3 miles
Quarter (NE1/4) of the PUBLISH: 10/25, 11/1 removal. Free est. Long, 662-328-0770.
time. experience is preferred, from Strk, 5 miles from
Northeast Quarter & 11/8/2018 Serving Columbus but not required. Full-
since 1987. Senior MSU South Entrance,
(NE1/4) of Section 6,
Advertisements must be
time position includes
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Range 17 West, Building & Remodeling 1120 242-0324/241-4447 competitive pay, paid 1 & 2 BR near hospital. dogs ok w/ deposit. 2015 CHEVROLET Equi-
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$595-645/mo. Military Great for grad student
discount offered, pet or professor. Non-
smoking. $750/mo.
nox, tan, 1 owner, 89k
mi, mostly highway.
ticularly described as area, pet friendly, and Bluetooth, backup cam-
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Commencing at a fence pentry & Handyman ON SITE SECURITY. vehicle. Clean & excel-
refund for days not published. corner marking the point Work. Veteran & Senior
Tree trimming and re- sume to Beth Proffitt at ON SITE MAINTENANCE. Houses For Rent: Other 7180 lent condition.
moval. Fully insured. 516 Main Street,
REGULAR RATES of intersection of the
South right of way of
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Asking $12,195.
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Woodlawn Road and the or 662-549-2902 ter, trash, lawn incl. in
4 Lines/12 Days...................... $31.20 East line of said Sec- “A cut above the rest” Antiques 4060 Benji @ 662-386-4446 lease. Near MSU. No COMMERCIAL VAN For
tion 6; run thence North HOME REPAIRS & CON- Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm. Sale: 2005 Ford 150
4 Lines/26 Days...................... $46.80 84 degrees 44 minutes STRUCTION WORK Sat/Sun by appt only.
pets. $500/mo. $400
Econo Van. 102k miles.
Rate applies to commercial operations CHRISTMAS OPEN dep. App/refs/lease
West along the South WANTED. Carpentry, Good Things To Eat 2150 HOUSE req. 662-242-2923. White. $4,300.
and merchandise over $1,000. right of way of said small concrete jobs, Magnolia Antique Mall (662)574-0225.
Woodlawn Road a dis-
SUPER SAVER RATES electrical, plumbing,
tance of 1313.2 feet to roof repairs, pressure
Sat., Nov. 17, 2018
1, 2, 3 BEDROOM apart-
ments & townhouses.
2013 LEXUS GX460.
6 Days ...................................... $12.00 the point of beginning of washing and mobile 55,700 mi. Exc cond.
302 Alabama St. Call for more info. Black exterior, tan interi-
12 Days.................................... $18.00 the herein described home roof coating and 662-328-8254.
tract; run thence South underpinning. No job or. Sun roof, heated
Over 6 lines is $1 per additional line. 05 degrees 06 minutes too small. 549-7031. Clothing 4330 leather seats. New tires
West a distance of WATERFRONT 2BR/1BA & brakes. $29,900.
Six lines or less, consecutive days. Rate applies to WOMEN DRESSES & STUDIO APT for rent. 662-574-1697.
382.0 feet to a point; in Hamilton. Direct ac-
private party ads of non-commercial nature for run thence North 84 de- SUGGS CONSTRUCTION
women suits for sale, Newly remodeled.
cess to the TENN-TOM.
merchandise under $1,000. Must include price in sizes 12 & 14. $5.00 $400/mth rent & dep Campers & RVs 9300
grees 40 minutes West Building, remodeling, each. 662-889-6162. req. Convenient to town Community boat ramp.
ad. 1 ITEM PER AD. No pets, firewood, etc. a distance of 112.7 feet metal roofing, painting & CAFB. No hud. No Large deck overlooking TOMBIGBEE RV Park,
to an iron pin; run & all home repairs. pets. 662-328-2340. water. Updated home
Computer Equipment 4390 located on Wilkins Wise
thence North 05 de- 662-242-3471 1200 sqft. CH/A. Rd & Waverly Rd. Full
4 Lines/1 Day ........................... $9.20 grees 06 minutes East
$650/mo + $650 dep. Hookups available.
a distance of 382.0 feet Apts For Rent: South 7040 Call 662-425-0250 for
4 Lines/3 Days ........................$18.00 to an iron pin on the Tom Hatcher, LLC Core Duo computer.
more info.
$300/mo. 662-328-
Custom Construction, Built-in monitor. 2GB 8655 or 662-574-7879.
Price includes 2 FREE Garage Sale signs. Rain South right of said DOWNTOWN 1BR - This
Restoration, Remodel- RAM, Keyboard, mouse,
Woodlawn Road; run large 1 bedroom apart- Mobile Homes for Rent 7250
Guarantee: If it rains the day of your sale, we will thence South 84 de- ing, Repair, Insurance printer incl. Great cond.
ment has been recently
re-run you ad the next week FREE! grees 40 minutes East claims. 662-364-1769. $375. 205-246-8704. 3BR/2BA Trailer, New
Licensed & Bonded renovated. It features
You must call to request free re-run. along said right of way a great natural light, hard- Hope school dist.
distance of 112.7 feet Farm Equipment & Supplies wood floors, tall ceil- $500/mo & $500 dep.
FREE SERVICES to the point of begin- Excavating 1300 4420 ings and access to a Call between 10a-7p.
ning and containing 1.0 662-386-4292.
Bargain Column Ad must fit in 4 lines (ap- acre, more or less. 2016 JOHN Deere
shared laundry room.
proximately 20 characters per line) and will run Clay gravel, fill clay, & $750 rent and $750 de-
for 3 days. For items $100 or less ONLY. More top soil for sale! Easy 5100E Tractor, 210 posit. Utilities included.
I will convey only such hours. $46,500. No pets please. Call NICE 3BR/2BA MH in
than one item may be in same ad, but prices may access off 82 East. North Columbus. Close
not total over $100, no relists. title as is vested in me Can load and deliver. Also, 2016 15ft Peter, 662-574-1561.
Kubota Bush hog avail. to schools & CAFB. No
Free Pets Up to 4 lines, runs for 6 days. as Trustee.

Stokes Excavation: pets. $460/mo + $460
Lost & Found Up to 6 lines, ad will run for WITNESS MY SIGNA-
662-689-0089 dep. 662-364-6204 or
6 days. PEEPLES PECANS DOWNTOWN APTS: 601-940-1397.
TURE, this, the 10th day WANTED TO BUY! 3000, Very nice 1BR & 2BR
Custom cracking,
These ads are taken by e-mail or in person at our
office. Ads will not be take by telephone.
of October, 2018. General Services 1360 shelling, & blowing your
pecans. We also sell
3600, 3910, or 3930
Ford with factory p/s
apartments available.
Lease & deposit re-
RENT A fully equipped the News
/s/ W. Stewart MUSIC THEORY LES- that looks/runs good, camper w/utilities &
shelled, halved, & quired. Call 662-364- cable from $145/wk -
0 Legals 4390 Computer Equipment Robison, Trustee SONS and a drawbar pulled 1610. Recycle
$25 per hour pieces! 662-574-1660. $535/month. Colum-
4420 Farm Equipment & roll-a-bar type hay rake.
bus & County School
1000 Service Supplies
PUBLISH: 10/18,
10/25, 11/1 &
Chords, Scales, Modes
& more! Call Jimbo @
locations. 662-242- this
1030 Air Conditioning & Heating General Help Wanted 3200 Apts For Rent: West 7050
1060 Appliance Repair
4450 Firewood
4460 Flea Markets
11/8/2018 662-364-1687
If no answer leave Accountant Position -
HAY FOR Sale. Bermud-
agrass sq. Bales, $5, FOR LEASE: 2BR/1BA,
7653 or 601-940-1397.
1070 Asphalt & Paving 4480 Furniture voicemail or text. Columbus Prairie Waters,
Houses For Sale: Northside
5'x6' rolls, $50. Limed
1090 Automotive Services 4510 Garage Sales Responsibilities include & fertilized per soil $700/mo, $700 dep. 8150
1120 Building & Remodeling 4540 General Merchandise A/R, A/P, Payroll, Sales sample. 662-435-7889. Call 662-328-5556.
RETAINER WALL, drive- Tax, Journal Entries, Re- 1706 RIDGE Rd. Like
1150 Carpeting/Flooring 4570 Household Goods way, foundation, con-
1180 Childcare conciliations, Month/
crete, masonry restora- Year end Closing for Firewood / Fuel 4450 new, 3BR/2BA. New ap-
Five Questions:
4630 Lawn & Garden IN THE CHANCERY pl, 22 ac w/ pond,
1210 Chimney Cleaning 4660 Merchandise Rentals COURT tion, remodeling, base- multiple companies. At- woods & wildlife. Close
ment foundation, re- FIREWOOD FOR Sale.
1240 Contractors OF OKTIBBEHA tention to detail and ac- Various lengths. to CAFB. Frontage on 2

4690 Musical Instruments
1250 Computer Services
1270 Electrical
4700 Satellites
COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI pairs, small dump truck curacy are required.
hauling (5-6 yd) load & Send resumes to
662-295-2274 roads. $249,000.
662-418-8077. 1 “The Giving
4720 Sporting Goods ESTATE OF DEMPSEY J. demolition/lot cleaning.
1300 Excavating 4750 Stereos & TV’s MILES, DECEASED Burr Masonry
jobs@ Furniture 4480 Apartments NICE BRICK HOME FOR
1320 Fitness Training
1330 Furniture Repair &
4780 Wanted To Buy
CAUSE NO. 16-260
Noweta's Green Thumb BEDROOM SET- Full size & Houses SALE, located at 2406
15th Ave No in Colum-
Refinishing 5000 Pets & Livestock
is accepting applica-
tions for 2 positions:
sleigh bed, dresser with
mirror, chest, and night- 1 Bedrooms bus, MS with 3 bed-
2 Black-eyed
rooms and 1 bath. This
1360 General Services 5100 Free Pets CARRIE MILES, PETI- stand for sale. $1,000. 2 Bedroooms
TIONER Licensed & Bonded-car- delivery personnel & house is a great home
1380 Housecleaning 5150 Pets
1390 Insulation 5200 Horses/Cattle/Livestock
pentry, painting, & de- general help. Driver Brand new mattress set
must know the area & included. Cash only! 3 Bedrooms to live in as-is or fixer
NOTICE TO CREDITORS molition. Landscaping, upper. I am no longer in-
5250 Pet Boarding/Grooming gutters cleaned, bush have good driving his- 662-570-4341. If no an-
1400 Insurance
hogging, clean-up work, tory. Apply in person @ swer, leave a msg. Furnished & terested in renting the

3 Kareem Ab-
1410 Interior Decorators 5300 Supplies/Accessories Letters of Administra- house out and would
1440 Jewelry/Watch Repair 5350 Veterinarians tion having been gran- pressure washing, mov- 1325 Main St.
M-F, 3-5 & SAT, 9-1. KITCHEN TABLE w/ 4
Unfurnished like to sell the property
ing help & furniture
ted on the 5th day of at a great price for
1470 Lawn Care/Landscaping 5400 Wanted To Buy
November, 2018, by the repair. 662-242-3608
No phone calls. chairs. Will include 20- 1, 2, & 3 Baths $40,000 or best offer.
1500 Locksmiths piece table decor set. Call/text 662-295-9124
1530 Machinery Repair
6000 Financial Chancery Court of Oktib-
beha County, Missis- General Help Wanted 3200 $175. 205-246-8704. Lease, Deposit
6050 Business Opportunity
& Credit Check Lots & Acreage 8600
1560 Mobile Home Services
1590 Moving & Storage
6100 Business Opportunity
sippi, to the under-
signed, upon the es- Garage Sales: Other 4560 FALL SPECIAL 4 Mississippi
1620 Painting & Papering tate of Dempsey J.
6120 Check Cashing Miles, deceased, no- LARGE INDOOR 1.95 acre lots.
1650 Pest Control GARAGE SALE Good/bad credit.
5 David
6150 Insurance tice is hereby given to
1680 Plumbing all persons having Sat, 11/10, 8am-12pm. 10% down, as low as
6200 Loans 7379 Hwy 12 East, $299/mo. Eaton Land.
1710 Printing 6250 Mortgages claims against said es- Apts For Rent: Other 7080
tate to present the Steens. RAIN OR SHINE 662-361-7711
1740 Roofing & Guttering 6300 Stocks & Bonds
1770 Saws & Lawn Mowers same to the Clerk of DOWNTOWN: 2BR/1BA,
6350 Business for Sale said Court for probate Sporting Goods 4720
1780 Sitting with Elderly/Sick CH&A, 1 story, W/D,
and registration accord-
1790 Stump Removal 7000 Rentals ing to law, within ninety ED SANDERS Gunsmith historic district, 1 block
7050 Apartments Open for season! 9-5, from downtown, $625/
1800 Swimming Pools (90) days from this mo. + $625 dep. NO
1830 Tax Service 7100 Commercial Property date, or they will be Tues-Fri & 9-12, Sat.
Over 50 years experi- PETS. 662-574-8789.
1860 Tree Service 7150 Houses forever barred. Peaceful & Quiet area.
ence! Repairs, cleaning,
1890 Upholstery 7180 Hunting Land refinishing, scopes
7190 Land for Rent/Lease WITNESS our signa-
1910 Welding tures ON THIS THE 5th mounted & zeroed,
7200 Mobile Homes day of November, 2018. handmade knives. FIRST FULL MONTH
2000 Announcements 7250 Mobile Home Spaces Located: Hwy 45 Alt, RENT FREE! 1 & 2 Bed-
2050 Card of Thanks 7300 Office Spaces CARRIE MILES, North of West Point, room Apts/Townhomes.
2100 Fraternal & Lodge Administratrix of the Es- turn right on Yokahama Stove & refrigerator.
7350 Resort Rentals Blvd, 8mi & turn left on $335-$600 Monthly.
2150 Good Things To Eat 7400 River Property tate of Dempsey J.
Miles, Darracott Rd, will see Credit check & deposit.
2200 In Memorial 7450 Rooms sign, 2.5mi ahead shop Coleman Realty,
2250 Instruction & School by and through Attorney
7500 Storage & Garages Walter Alan Davis on left. 662-494-6218. 662-329-2323.
2300 Lost & Found 7520 Vacation Rentals
2350 Personals 7550 Wanted to Rent Of Counsel: Apts For Rent: Other 7080
2400 Special Notices 7600 Waterfront Property
2600 Travel/Entertainment Dunbar Davis, PLLC
8000 Real Estate Attorneys at Law
3000 Employment 8050 Commercial Property 324 Jackson Avenue
3050 Clerical & Office East Estate Sales 4490
8100 Farms & Timberland Oxford, MS 38655
3100 Data Processing/ Computer 8150 Houses - Northside
3150 Domestic Help (662) 281-0001

8200 Houses - East
3170 Engineering 8250 Houses - New Hope PUBLISH: 11/8, 11/15
3200 General Help Wanted 8300 Houses - South & 11/22/2018
3250 Management Positions 8350 Houses - West
3300 Medical/Dental 8450 Houses - Caledonia

3350 Opportunity Information 8500 Houses - Other
3400 Part-Time 8520 Hunting Land
3450 Positions Wanted 8550 Investment Property
3500 Professional THE FOLLOWING
8600 Lots & Acreage VEHICLES HAVE BEEN
3550 Restaurant/Hotel 8650 Mobile Homes ABANDONED AT COREY
3600 Sales/Marketing 8700 Mobile Home Spaces HERRING AUTOMOTIVE, to place an ad in the
3650Trades 8750 Resort Property 1230 GARDNER BLVD,
3700Truck Driving 8800 River Property COLUMBUS, MS.
4000 Merchandise 8850 Wanted to Buy 2001 Chevrolet
4030 Air Conditioners 8900 Waterfront Property Silverado Pickup
4060 Antiques 9000 Transportation VIN#
4090 Appliances 2GCEK19T811304668
9050 Auto Accessories/Parts
4120 Auctions
4150 Baby Articles
9100 Auto Rentals & Leasing
9150 Autos for Sale
How else are you
4180 Bargain Column
4210 Bicycles
9200 Aviation
9250 Boats & Marine
PUBLIC SALE ON THE going to sell that
4240 Building Materials 3RD DAY OF DECEM-
4250 Burial Plots
9300 Camper/R.V.’s
9350 Golf Carts
BER, 2018, AT 10:00 stuff in your
4270 Business Furniture &
9400 Motorcycles/ATVs
9450 Trailers/Heavy Equipment
4300 Camera Equipment 9500 Trucks, Vans & Buses COLUMBUS, MS.
4330 Clothing 9550 Wanted to Buy
4360 Coins & Jewelry Publish: 11/1, 11/8 &