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Area high school juniors show improvement on ACT
Columbus scores up but remain below state Area ACT scores
average; Starkville, Lowndes perform better District 2018 ACT 2017 ACT
CMSD 15.0 14.7
BY MARY POLLITZ school juniors to take the ACT LCSD 18.2 17.9
and mandates those students
MSMS 27.3 29.0
take the exam. MDE released
Columbus High School ju- SOCSD 18.0 17.9
the spring results earlier this
niors increased ACT scores in
spring 2018, while Starkville month. State average 17.8 18.0
The ACT is a timed, stan- Labat Ballard
High School and Lowndes
County School District record dardized test high school ite score of 18 being the typical Columbus High School, an average composite score of
higher scores than the state av- students take for college ad- minimum for acceptance into which did increase from last 14.7, whereas this year the aver-
erage. mittance and scholarships. It a four-year university. Higher year’s ACT average, still scored age increased to 15. Columbus
Each year, the Mississippi covers English, reading, math scores increase the likelihood nearly three points below the Municipal School District Su-
Department of Education allo- and science. The highest possi- of students earning scholar- state average of 17.8. perintendent Cherie Labat said
cates $1 million for public high ble score is 36, with a compos- ships. In 2017, CHS juniors scored See ACT scores, 6A

for daughter
who ran away
with carnival
Authorities say
Waynesboro woman
may have passed
through Columbus on
way to California

Authorities in
Waynesboro are ask-
ing the public’s help Isabelle Altman/Dispatch Staff
locating a woman Mayor Robert Smith talks to group of Columbus Headstart students Antonio Mixon, 5, Bailey Kyles, 4, Jimmie Roby Jr., 5,
who left town with a Omarion Evans, 4, and Zoey Gary, 5, at City Hall Tuesday morning. They, along with other prekindergarten students, toured
traveling carnival in City Hall as part of this week’s lessons on “Community Places and Community Helpers.” Mixon is the son of Antonia Jethroe;
2015. Kyles is the daughter of Christy Kyles; Roby is the son of Samantha Hawthorne and Jimmie Roby Sr.; Evans is the daughter of
Elizabeth Ann Netanya Evans; and Gary is the daughter of Jessicka Gary.
Dearmon-Bolton, 39, Dearmon-
was last seen by fam-
ily in April or May of 2015 when she
left Waynesboro traveling with the

Local man arrested for possessing child pornography
Delta Carnival Service, according
to a Waynesboro Police Department
press release issued Wednesday.
Since then she has contacted fami- DISPATCH STAFF REPORT Deputies with Lowndes Coun- “Cybertip” from the Mississippi
ly only a handful of occasions, once
telling them she was in Columbus. ty Sheriff’s Office arrested Na- Attorney General’s Office In-
Waynesboro authorities say they A Columbus man is facing mul- thaniel Vance Kyles, 28, of 1100 ternet Crimes Against Children
do not expect foul play is involved in tiple charges of child exploita- Armstrong Road, Wednesday, ac- Unit leading them to Kyles’ Drop-
Dearmon-Bolton’s disappearance. tion after authorities say they cording to jail records. Kyles has box account, according to arrest
However, Dearmon-Bolton’s moth- discovered child pornography in been charged with three counts affidavits from Lowndes County
er, who is elderly, said she wants to a Dropbox account belonging to of exploitation of children. Justice Court. When investiga-
See Missing person, 3A him. LCSO investigators received a See Kyles, 3A Kyles

Unresolved issues still in play for Oktibbeha industrial park
Litigation, water tank grant keep as well as
with com-
make automotive or aero-
space components.
Appeals earlier this year,
is still awaiting a decision.
in favor of the rezoning,
Pace said, the landowners
progress at site somewhat in limbo p a n i e s One lingering issue That decision could could apply for certiorari
prepping is an ongoing lawsuit come by the end of the to take their case before
By Alex Holloway The LINK hosted the site. over the city’s decision year, Pace said, or in early the Supreme Court. an update meeting on H igg i ns to rezone the land for 2019. “Ideally, this could get
Wednesday with mem- said the the roughly-400 acre site Pace said the Court of decided in the next two
Starkville’s industri-
al park is coming along bers of its board, repre- LINK is Higgins northwest of the High- Appeals has denied the or three months, if they
well, according to Golden sentatives from Oktibbe- seeking to way 82-389 intersection. landowners’ request for lose and the appeals don’t
Triangle LINK CEO Joe ha County and the City of use the park for advanced LINK attorney Chris oral arguments, which he go forward,” Pace said.
Max Higgins, but crucial Starkville and the Oktib- manufacturing. That Pace said that case, which took as a good sign for the “That would be ideal. If
issues to the site’s future beha County Economic could include food com- the state Supreme Court LINK’s side of the case. they do, we could end up
remain unresolved. Development Authority, panies or companies that remanded to the Court of Should the court rule See Park, 6A

Weather Five Questions Calendar Local Folks Public
1 What U.S. state boasts the only cap- Today 323-6855. meetings
ital city with three words in its name? ■ “Dracula”: Theatre Nov. 20: Colum-
■ Exhibit reception:
2 Name three of the Huxtable children MSU presents “Drac- bus City Council,
Starkville Area Arts
on “The Cosby Show”? ula” at 7:30 p.m. at 5 p.m. Municipal
3 What Nickelodeon show popularized Council hosts a
McComas Theatre. Complex
the phrase “Yes we can!” before reception from 5:30-7
Mature audiences 16+ Dec. 3: Lowndes
Barack Obama? p.m. for a Holiday
only. $12; $7 students
4 In 2008, what writer’s $300 million County super-
Nadia Heinkel Showcase exhibit at
at visors, 9 a.m.,
in earnings pushed her ahead of The Partnership, 200
First grade, Annunciation County Court-
Oprah on Forbes Magazine’s celebrity E. Main St., Starkville.
45 Low 28
rankings? house
High 5 Name two of the three weapons ■ Holiday Farmers Dec. 5: Columbus
Partly sunny
used in Olympic fencing? Today and Friday Market: Find crafts, Municipal School
Full forecast on Answers, 6B ■ “The Addams baked goods and District Board
page 2A. Family”: Starkville holiday gifts at this review meeting,
Community Theatre annual market at the 11:30 a.m., Mc-
Inside presents this musical
comedy at 7:30 p.m.
Hitching Lot Farmers
Market, 9 a.m.-noon at Patricia Magby moved to
Kellar Technology
Business 5B Dear Abby 4B at the Playhouse on the corner of Second Columbus in August with Dec. 14: Lowndes
Classifieds 6B Obituaries 5A Main, 108 E. Main St., Street and Second Av- her husband, Bobby, who County School Dis-
Comics 4B Opinions 4A Starkville. $15 adults; enue North, Columbus. is getting his pilot training trict Board, 12:30,
139th Year, No. 211 Crossword 3B $10 students, at 662- 662-328-6305. at CAFB. District Office

2A THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2018 The Dispatch •

Say What?
Did you hear? “I am just thankful I have the ability my parents
gave me to play the game that I enjoy.”
Chris Stapleton wins big at CMAs, Caledonia High School’s Hunter Logan on signing
a National Letter of Intent to play golf at MSU.
Keith Urban nabs top prize Story, 1B.

Stapleton won CMAs, winning four

Trump administration defends
awards including male vo-
four awards calist, song and single of
the year.
including male “I want to thank my

vocalist, song and
single of the year
kids who put up with me
being gone quite a bit and
not getting to be as a good
daddy that I would always
its case against CNN’s Acosta
like to be,” said the father DOJ lawyer: Journalist deserved to lose his access ment by Fox News President Jay
Wallace. “While we don’t condone
of four and soon to be five
AP Music Writer
since his wife, singer-song- over ‘his refusal to comply with the general the growing antagonistic tone by
both the President and the press at
writer Morgane Stapleton,
Chris Stapleton won the
most awards at the 2018 is pregnant. standards of a press conference’ recent media avails, we do support
Stapleton also won the a free press, access and open ex-
Country Music Associa- By ASHRAF KHALIL ing match during a combative press changes for the American people.”
tion Awards and had the performance of the night: The Associated Press
His supergroup featur- conference last week following On Wednesday, Justice De-
show’s best performance, midterm elections in which Repub- partment lawyer James Burnham
almost capping a perfect ing Mavis Staples, Maren WASHINGTON — President
Morris, Marty Stuart and licans lost control of the House. argued that Acosta was guilty of
night. Donald Trump’s administration is Acosta refused to give up a mi-
his wife gave a soulful and “inappropriate grandstanding” and
That was until Keith Ur- trying to fend off a legal challenge
powerful performance of crophone when the president said deserved to lose his access over
ban surprisingly won the from CNN and other outlets over
“Friendship,” a song made he didn’t want to hear anything “his refusal to comply with the
top prize — entertainer of the revocation of journalist Jim
famous by Pop Staples, the more from him. Trump called general standards of a press confer-
the year — moments be- Acosta’s White House “hard pass.”
iconic singer’s late father. Acosta a “rude, terrible person.” ence.”
fore the three-hour show U.S. District Court Judge
They then performed “I’ll Timothy Kelly heard arguments The White House quickly an- Burnham also pointed out that
wrapped Wednesday night.
Take You There,” jamming Wednesday afternoon from lawyers nounced that Acosta’s White House CNN has dozens of other staffers
Urban’s actress-wife, Ni-
onstage along with a choir. representing CNN and the Justice access would be revoked. with White House credentials, so
cole Kidman, was in tears
They earned a standing Department. The news network is The CNN lawsuit calls the re- excluding Acosta would not harm
as the singer walked on-
ovation from the audience. seeking an immediate restraining vocation “an unabashed attempt to the network’s coverage.
stage to collect the award
at the Bridgestone Arena When Stapleton won order that would force the White censor the press and exclude re- The network’s lawyer, Theodore
in Nashville, Tennessee. single of the year — where House to return Acosta’s press porters from the White House who Boutrous, contended that Acosta
“Baby girl, I love you he won as both a perform- credentials — which grant report- challenge and dispute the Presi- was being singled out for his body
so much,” he said. “I’m er and producer — earlier ers as-needed access to the 18-acre dent’s point of view.” of work, not his alleged rudeness
shocked beyond shocked.” in the show, he said he was complex. The Associated Press joined during a press conference.
Urban last won enter- “thinking about the people Kelly said he would announce with a group of 12 other news or- “The White House has made
tainer of the year in 2005 in California right now” his decision Thursday afternoon. ganizations, including Fox News, in very clear that they don’t like the
and also beat out Luke Bry- and he wants to “dedicate Acosta has repeatedly clashed filing an amicus brief Wednesday in content of the reporting by CNN
an, Jason Aldean and Ken- this award to them.” with Trump and press secretary support of CNN. and Jim Acosta,” Boutrous said.
ny Chesney for the prize. He was referring to the Sarah Huckabee Sanders in brief- “Secret Service passes for work- “Rudeness really is a code word for
“I wish my dad was alive 12 people who were killed ings over the last two years. But the ing White House journalists should ‘I don’t like you being an aggressive
to see this,” the Australian at a Southern California dynamic devolved into a near-shout- never be weaponized,” said a state- reporter.’”
performer said. country music bar last
Stapleton, howev- week, who were also hon-
er, cleaned house at the ored at the top of the show.

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Physical address: 516 Main St., Columbus, MS 39701 woman, I never will strike the victim has visible in- prevents her discussing to speak, and is refund-
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Clear and cold Plenty of sun Plenty of sun Partly sunny Mostly cloudy Sheriff: Parkland
26° 59° 33° 64° 39° 64° 42° 57° 38° shooting suspect
Columbus Wednesday
assaulted jail officer
Wednesday 37° 31°
Normal 67° 42°
Record 86° (1955) 22° (2013) FORT LAUDERDALE,
PRECIPITATION (in inches) Fla. — Florida school
Wednesday 0.16
Month to date 6.26 shooting suspect Nikolas
Normal month to date 2.08 Cruz attacked a detention
Year to date 56.48
Normal year to date 47.58 officer at the county jail and
TOMBIGBEE RIVER STAGES now faces new charges in-
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7 a.m. Wed. Stage Stage Chng. electric stun device, au-
Amory 20 13.54 -3.88
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Salt Lake City
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GOP senator should explain ‘hanging’ remark, challenger says
Hyde-Smith and Espy competing in a Nov. 27 notation is ridiculous.”
She would not answer report-
Hyde-Smith and Espy are
competing in a Nov. 27 runoff,
runoff for the final two years of a six-year term ers’ repeated questions about it
Monday during a news confer-
and the winner will get the fi-
nal two years of a six-year term
started by Republican Sen. Thad Cochran ence at the Mississippi Republi- started by Republican Thad Co-
can Party headquarters. chran.
By EMILY WAGSTER PET TUS a public hanging, I’d be on the “That was curious what she Republican Gov. Phil Bryant
The Associated Press front row.” said. But even more than that, appointed Hyde-Smith to tem-
Mississippi has a history of after being asked six times to porarily succeed Cochran when
JACKSON — A white Repub- racially motivated lynchings. Hyde-Smith Espy explain it, clarify, whatever, she the longtime lawmaker retired
lican U.S. senator from Missis- Democrat Mike Espy said didn’t,” said Espy, who spoke to in April.
negative stereotypes — the ste-
sippi needs to fully explain her Wednesday in Jackson that reporters after appearing at a Democrats haven’t won a
reotypes that I’ve been working
comment about a “public hang- Hyde-Smith’s comment was luncheon sponsored by a non- U.S. Senate seat in Mississip-
all my life to try to overcome.”
ing,” her black Democratic chal- “hurtful and harmful.” Hyde-Smith, the first woman partisan group called Working pi since 1982, and Republicans
lenger says. “It was hurtful to Mississippi- to represent Mississippi in ei- Together Jackson. hold most statewide offices.
Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde- ans of good will who know bet- ther chamber of Congress, said Hyde-Smith was also invited Both national parties are put-
Smith made the remark in a ter,” said Espy, who is seeking to in a statement Sunday that the to the luncheon, but she was in ting money and effort into the
video that surfaced Sunday. become Mississippi’s first black hanging comment was an “ex- Washington because the Senate special election. Hyde-Smith
She praised a cattle rancher at a U.S. senator since Reconstruc- aggerated expression of regard” is in session. Her campaign did and Espy each received about
Nov. 2 campaign event in Tupelo tion. “But it was also harmful for a supporter and “any attempt not respond to Espy’s criticism 41 percent in a four-person field
by saying: “If he invited me to because it reinforced all these to turn this into a negative con- Wednesday. Nov. 6 to advance to the runoff.

GoFundMe to offer refunds for Vargas campaign Mississippi announces plans
Fifty-seven donors gave total vit also says Vargas used
the money from the Go-
taken action, banned the
individual and will offer
for $37.8M in oil spill money
of $9,210 to priest based on false info FundMe and other dona-
tions for personal, rather
refunds to the donors.” The Associated Press
Jackson said GoFund-
By Alex Holloway Catholic Church in than medical, expenses. Me will contact donors to BILOXI — Mississippi officials have outlined Starkville, is under inves- The affidavit says 57 begin processing refunds. how they plan to spend this year’s $37.8 million
tigation by the Depart- people donated a total of GoFundMe’s state- installment of BP oil spill money, focusing largely
GoFund- $9,210 to the GoFundMe.
ment of Homeland Secu- ment also said the plat- on economic, environmental and transportation
Me has an- Vargas reportedly with-
rity for several instances form is backed by Go- projects.
nounced drew $8,478.32 of the do-
of possible fraud, includ- FundMe Guarantee, and Gov. Phil Bryant made the announcement
that it will nated GoFundMe money
offer re- ing a GoFundMe set up that instances where Go- Tuesday in Biloxi, outlining how the state will
between March 24 and
funds to in February 2015 after he FundMe, law enforcement spend money from the federal RESTORE Act,
April 13, 2015.
donors who announced he had cancer. or a user finds campaigns which allocates 80 percent of the penalties from
“... There are instanc-
contrib- According to a 37-page es where individuals fab- have been misused, do- the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill to the five
uted to a Vargas affidavit filed in U.S. Dis- ricate a diagnosis and nors are fully protected Gulf Coast states.
campaign for Lenin Var- trict Court for the South- commit fraud,” GoFund- and will be refunded. More than half of this year’s money will be
gas-Gutierrez that is part ern District of Missis- Me Regional Communi- The statement notes spent on economic projects, including $9 million
of an ongoing federal sippi, Vargas lied about cations Manager Bartlett that campaigns with mis- to two separate worker training programs.
fraud investigation. being diagnosed with Jackson said in an email uses are rare, “making up The biggest project is $12 million to use mud
Vargas, a priest and cancer and was actually to The Dispatch. “In this less than one-tenth of 1 and sand removed from coastal waters through
pastor of St. Joseph’s HIV-positive. The affida- case, GoFundMe has percent of all campaigns.” dredging to create new marshland across Mis-
sissippi’s three coastal counties. The Mississippi
Department of Environmental Quality said the
money will add to three previous efforts to use
dredge spoil, including one that built about 220
acres of marsh. One state study says Mississippi
Storm: 2 dead, 44 hurt in bus crash on icy Mississippi road has lost 10,000 acres of coastal marsh in the past
60 years. The project is supposed to begin in 2019
storm barreling toward the Killed were 70-year-old and end in 20204.
Alabama tour bus was headed to Northeast. Betty Russell and 61-year-
casino in Mississippi’s Tunica County Witnesses told Missis-
sippi investigators that the
old Cynthia Hardin, both
of Huntsville, Alabama,
The Associated Press The National Weather bus driver lost control after said DeSoto County Cor-
Service says snow and ice crossing an icy overpass oner Joshua Pounders.
BYHALIA — An Ala- fell during the day across and the bus rolled over on The injured were taken
bama tour bus bound for parts of Mississippi, Arkan- its driver’s side, coming to Memphis-area hospi-
a Mississippi casino over- sas, Tennessee, Missouri, to rest in median of Inter- tals, with at least three
turned Wednesday on an Kentucky, Indiana and Illi- state 269 in Byhalia around listed in serious condition
icy highway, leaving two nois. Snow and ice are pre- 12:35 p.m., said Mississip- Wednesday evening. Offi-
people dead and 44 others dicted Thursday and Fri- pi Highway Patrol spokes- cials said the group was
aboard with injuries, au- day for areas ranging from man Capt. Johnny Poulos. bound from Huntsville,
thorities said, as a pre-win- Ohio and the Appalachian That Mississippi town is Alabama, to gamble at
ter storm blasted parts of Mountains through Wash- about 35 miles southeast of a casino in Mississippi’s
the South and lower Mid- ington, D.C., New York downtown Memphis, Ten- Tunica County, about 40
west. and New England from the nessee. miles to the west.

Building permits
Alabama St.; Electrical Permit; Permit; Harold Pounders ■ Marcel Hill; 1510 10th Ave.
City of Columbus Rob Malone ■ Robert Benton; 427 N.; Gas Permit; Leon Tabor
Nov. 5-8, 2018 ■ Jerry Wrench; 320 12th Ave. Springdale Dr.; Gas Permit; Bill ■ Joyce Brister; 1024 3rd
■ Lameka Kendle; 1602 3rd S.; Electrical Permit; Jimmy Kidder Ave. N., #2; Gas Permit; John
Ave. N.; Electrical Permit; Paul Chism ■ Doug Winters; 204 Commu- Caddis
Livingston ■ Julia Brown; 625 Military nity Road; Gas Permit; Leon ■ Jason Wheeler; 100 Crepe
■ Freddy Orr; 1510 12th Ave. Road; Electrical Permit; Vertis Tabor Myrtle Dr.; Gas Permit; Bill
N.; Electrical Permit; Jimmy Lee ■ Johnny Skinner; 2325 5th Kidder
Chism ■ Sandra Harton; 817 17th Ave. N.; Gas Permit; Leon ■ BankFirst Financial Ser-
■ Charlene Williams; 422 St. N.; Electrical Permit; Vertis Tabor vices; 111 9th St. S.; Plumb-
24th Ave. N.; Electrical Permit; Lee ■ Billy Ferguson; 804 Fall- ing Permit; Ralph Shaw
Jimmy Chism ■ 13th St. Apartments, LLC; wood Dr.; Gas Permit; Randy ■ Bob Barnon; 628 8th St. N.;
■ Glenn Baldwin; 618B 815 13th St. N., Apt. E8; Gas Dobbs Plumbing Permit; Ralph Shaw

Missing person
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see her daughter before other carnival workers. since, other than her sis- children, whose ages
she dies. D e a r m on - B ol t on’s ter receiving a message range from 7-17.
Dearmon-Bolton brother and sister-in-law on Facebook in 2015 WPD is asking any-
called her mother “on received a text in August from someone in Ven- one with information on
or around the middle” of of that year saying she ice that showed Dear- Dearmon-Bolton’s where-
2015 to tell her she was no was stranded in Venice, mon-Bolton dancing at a
abouts or who has talked
longer with the Delta Car- California and that she carnival show and club.
nivals, that she was cur- needed help with bus The message said Dear- with her to call WPD’s
rently in Columbus and fare. Her brother asked mon-Bolton was living on chief investigator, Lt. Don
that she was leaving that her to call him but she the road and beach. Hopkins at 601-735-3192
day to go to California never did and the family Dearmon-Bolton is ext. 111 or Wayne County
for work with some of the has not heard from her also the mother of three E911 at 601-735-2323.

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tors got a warrant to search the accounts, they found multiple photos and videos of what appear to be chil-
dren under the age of 18 in sexually explicit situations.
Kyles has been released from Lowndes County Adult Detention Center on $45,000 bond.

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The two words Cindy Hyde-Smith won’t say
It was not long It was clear that on social media, it attracted has stubbornly refused to to admit an error is really the
after I had made was the one re- almost a million views and a answer any further questions kind of person Mississippi
the 2,500-mile sponse they had not firestorm of criticism soon about the comment. In one needs to send to the Senate.
move from Biloxi prepared for. Their followed and has persisted, appearance, she answered no All of us make mistakes,
to Santa Rosa, demeanor changed thanks in no small part to fewer than 10 questions about bad choices, poor judgments.
California, that two immediately and Hyde-Smith’s response to that her comments by saying, “We Before our heads hit the pillow
important working in an instant, our criticism. released a statement about that tonight, most of us will have
relationships were relationship went Immediately, people make and that’s all I’m going to say erred in some way.
put to the test. from combative to the connection between the about it.” I can’t get into Hyde-Smith’s
I was sports collegial. Those two use of the “public hanging” Fair-minded people might head to discover why she so
editor at The Press words — I’m sorry and Mississippi’s vile history be inclined to accept that obstinately refuses to admit to
Democrat news- — changed every- of lynchings – 581 between Hyde-Smith’s comments even a bad choice of words, if
paper at the time Slim Smith thing. 1882 and 1968, the most of were not malicious. They nothing more.
and only a few For the past any state. For Mississippians might accept that it was just But I do know something
weeks into the job when the week, Cindy Hyde-Smith has who are even casually aware of an off-handed comment and about the power of saying, “I’m
photo editor and design editor been embroiled in controver- that history, there is virtually simply a poor choice of words. sorry.”
approached me and asked to sy for a comment she made no distinction between pub- They might be inclined to give When you genuinely care
speak with me in my office. I on a campaign trip to Tupelo lic hangings and lynchings. her the benefit of the doubt. about someone, you apologize
could tell they were upset. captured on video and released That Hyde-Smith’s opponent Yet fair-minded people when you have done some-
They sat across from me, on social media. It spread like is black only sharpens the might also question why Hyde- thing to harm them.
tense and unsmiling, and made wildfire and remains national criticism. Smith has been so defensive It’s not always easy to ac-
their case. It seemed as if they news. At worst, it was a dog-whis- in the wake of the controversy. knowledge an error, of course,
had carefully rehearsed their Hyde-Smith, appointed to tle to unrepentant racists. They might wonder why mak- but ultimately conscience com-
accusations and had anticipat- fill Thad Cochran’s seat in the At best, it was a regrettable ing the connection between a pels you to set things right.
ed any argument I might offer U.S. Senate in May, faces Dem- choice of words. public hanging and a lynching If you don’t care, you don’t
and were ready to cut off all ocrat Mike Espy in the Nov. 27 By Monday, Hyde-Smith is “ridiculous,” especially given feel any compulsion to apolo-
avenues of escape. general election run-off to fill released a statement. It read: the state’s history. Germans gize.
I cannot remember exactly out the remaining two years of “In a comment on Nov. don’t crack wise about gas There are no two better
what the issue was, but I can Cochran’s term. 2, I referred to accepting an chambers, after all. They healing words than “I’m sorry.”
remember what happened Standing before a dozen invitation to a speaking en- might wonder why Hyde- Hyde-Smith simply can’t say
next. or so supporters, Hyde-Smith gagement. In referencing the Smith won’t even consider the them.
After listening to them for was caught on video greeting one who invited me, I used an possibility that her words were What does that say about
about 10 minutes, I paused, a man she knew and telling exaggerated expression of re- genuinely hurtful. They might her?
took a deep breath, leaned those around her, “If he invited gard, and any attempt to turn wonder how she can be so Slim Smith is a columnist
toward them and spoke: me to a public hanging, I’d be this into a negative connotation blind, so indifferent. and feature writer for The
“You’re right,” I said. “I’m on the front row.” is ridiculous.” They might even wonder if a Dispatch. His email address is
sorry.” When that video was posted Since then, Hyde-Smith person who absolutely refuses

Cartoonist views

Mississippi voices

Social media posting can have dire consequences
Here’s some free deduce enormously ments warned that Oxford was deserve your civility.” does not apply to you. If you
advice: Be careful different interpre- on the decline. In traditional media, slan- libel someone in social media
what you post on tations of the same Meek deleted the post soon der and libel laws held jour- and have assets, you could be
social media plat- sentence. after it went viral, but it was nalists accountable for what sued.
forms. When you Over the years, too late. Screenshots were re- they wrote. These common No doubt, the increasing
post, it can go all I have acquired al- posted and the viral firestorm laws, developed over centu- tribalism and partisanship we
over the world and most a sixth sense marched on. Meek apologized ries, were carefully crafted are seeing in the world today
last forever. That’s of what subjects to but Ole Miss journalism to ensure that the public was is linked to the social media
one very scary as- avoid, what not to faculty asked him to go a step protected from shoddy jour- platform libel exemption.
pect to the Internet. say and how not to further and remove his name nalism. If Facebook and Google
Back in the day, say it. Even today, from the school, saying the The Northside Sun can had to follow the same libel
conscientious peo- I run my columns post violated the school’s val- be sued for any words in this laws that traditional media has
ple tried to be care- Wyatt Emmerich by others and often ues. Meek agreed, apparently newspaper, even in advertising been subject to for hundreds
ful what they said kill paragraphs and without asking for a refund of and letters to the editor. of years, the nature of social
in conversations or thoughts based on his $5.3 million donation. But Facebook, Twitter, media posts would change
over the phone. Gossip can be comments of editors I respect. Meek is 77 so maybe his Instagram and Google were instantly. Facebook would face
harmful. You should not bear Part of the problem is the age let him down. Even so, he exempted from libel and slan- an onslaught of lawsuits and
false witness against your illusion that social media is is experienced in the media der laws in Section 230 of the would have to assume edito-
neighbor. Rumors were easy limited to your small group of and should have more skills Communications Decency Act rial review of everything that
to start. friends. It makes you feel com- than your average layperson of 1995. Hundreds of years of appeared on their platform.
But your phone conversa- fortable and protected. Until poster. If Ed Meek can make libel common law were tossed It would be a different
tions did not go all over the you post something stupid. such a bad decision and suffer in the trash. The posting free- social media world. More re-
world. Nor were they acces- Then your Facebook universe such dire consequences, just for-all began. sponsible, but less free. There
sible to billions of people expands exponentially and think what you could do if you Social media platforms have are always costs and benefits
or stored forever. Making a viral disaster can occur. For let your guard down while little downside to irresponsi- to everything. As a society we
regrettable comment over the the lucky ones, the damage posting. ble posts. In fact, it’s good for must now sort this out.
phone is nothing compared to is limited and they learn a Ole Miss was in the na- business. Inflammatory posts In the meantime, every
a regretful post in the age of tough lesson. Others are not tional news another time in get more eyeballs around American who posts needs
social media. so lucky. October. which to sell ads. You can bet to learn from the mistakes of
I have been writing publicly This subject is timely. Ole “Don’t just interrupt a Sen- the enormously profitable Ed Meek, James Thomas and
for more than 40 years. As a Miss just removed the name ator’s meal, y’all,” Assistant social media giants will lobby thousands of others. Be care-
result, I had a huge head start of Ed Meek from its journal- Professor of Sociology James to the death to retain their ful what you post. The entire
on learning to be careful about ism school after he posted Thomas tweeted on October 6. exemption from libel laws. world is watching.
what to say and how to say it in photos of two women walking “Put your whole [d**n] fingers Bear in mind, even though Wyatt Emmerich is the
a public forum. down a street in Oxford on his in their salads. Take their Facebook can’t be sued over editor and publisher of The
It was a painful learning Facebook page. The women apps and distribute them to your posts that doesn’t mean Northside Sun, a weekly
process full of some real whop- were dressed in a manner the other diners. Bring boxes you can’t be sued either. You newspaper in Jackson. He can
pers of mistakes. I learned that Meek apparently didn’t and take their food home with can be sued. The libel immu- be reached by e-mail at wyatt@
quickly that people can approve of. Meek’s photo com- you on the way out. They don’t nity conferred to Facebook
The Dispatch • THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2018 5A


Chris McDill/Special to The Dispatch
Lillie F. Daniel
District 14, Place 2 chancery judge candidates Joe Studdard and Carrie Jourdan speak at a forum at Mississippi Lillie Frances Burks Daniel, age 84, of
University for Women’s Parkinson Hall Wednesday night. Organized and hosted by MUW students, the forum gave Columbus, MS, passed away Sunday, November
the two candidates a chance to discuss their qualifications and answer questions before they face each other in 11, 2018, at her residence.
a runoff election on Nov. 27.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, November
15, 2018, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Lowndes Funeral
Home. Funeral services will be Friday, Novem-
ber 16, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. at the Lowndes Funeral
Home Chapel with Dale Stafford officiating and
with interment to follow at Friendship Cemetery,
Area obituaries Columbus, MS with Lowndes Funeral Home di-
COMMERCIAL DISPATCH for the Monday through Friday Nursing and Rehabilita- at Lowndes Funeral Mrs. Daniel was born on November 22, 1933,
OBITUARY POLICY editions. Paid notices must be
tion Center in Birming- Home. Lowndes Funer- in Hamilton, MS, to the late Hollis Meriam and
Obituaries with basic informa- finalized by 3 p.m. for inclusion
ham, Alabama. al Home is in charge of Lucile Virginia Crocker Burks. She retired from
tion including visitation and the next day Monday through
Home Going Cele- arrangements. Kerr Magee. Mrs. Daniel was a member of St.
service times, are provided Thursday; and on Friday by 3
bration services will Stephen United Methodist Church, where she
free of charge. Extended p.m. for Sunday and Monday
was a member of the UMW ladies group and reg-
obituaries with a photograph,
detailed biographical informa-
publication. For more informa- be at noon Saturday at Willie Sledge ularly attended bible study. She had also attend-
tion, call 662-328-2471. First Baptist Church NOXUBEE — Willie ed Wesley United Methodist Church, where she
tion and other details families
may wish to include, are avail-
with the Rev. Timothy Sledge, 67, died Nov. enjoyed singing in the choir. She loved her fam-
able for a fee. Obituaries must Bobby Miller Sr. L. Martin Sr. officiat- 14, 2018, at Baptist Me- ily immensely and was very active with several
be submitted through funeral COLUMBUS — Rob- ing. Burial will follow at morial Hospital-Golden musical organizations, such as the R.S.V.P. Band
New Cemetery. Laven- Triangle. and the Friendly City Dulcimer Club. Mrs. Dan-
homes unless the deceased’s ert Glenn “Bobby” Mill-
body has been donated to der’s Funeral Services iel was also a longtime member of the Daughters
er Sr., 90, died Nov. 15, Arrangements are of the American Revolution, United Daughters of
science. If the deceased’s
2018, at his residence. is in charge of arrange- incomplete and will be the Confederacy and Friendship Supper Club.
body was donated to science,
the family must provide official Arrangements are ments. announced by Carter’s In addition to her parents, she was preceded
proof of death. Please submit incomplete and will be Funeral Services of in death by her husband, Robert L. Daniel; one
all obituaries on the form pro-
vided by The Commercial Dis-
announced by Memori- Jonathan Fondren Macon. son, Keenan Lynn Traveny; and brothers, Ronald
Leslie Burks, Howard Burks, Robert Burks and
al Gunter Peel Funeral COLUMBUS — Jon-
patch. Free notices must be Hollis Meriam Burks, Jr.
submitted to the newspaper
Home and Crematory, athan Fondren, 16, died Tyler Hall Mrs. Daniel is survived by her daughters,
no later than 3 p.m. the day College Street location. Nov. 13, 2018, in Clay COLUMBUS — Ty- Athena Kim Ferguson of Guin, AL and Melinda
prior for publication Tuesday County. ler Hall, 20, died Nov. Dawn Callahan of Hinesville, GA; brothers, Don-
through Friday; no later than 4
p.m. Saturday for the Sunday
Juanita Johnson Services will be 11, 2018. ald (Kathy) Burks and Alvin (Debbie) Burks of
ALICEVILLE, at 11 a.m. Saturday Arrangements are Corsiana, TX; sister, Louise Andrews of Fulton,
edition; and no later than 7:30 AL; sister in law, Nona Burks of Greenwood, AR;
a.m. for the Monday edition. Ala. — Juanita “Neat” at Fairview Baptist incomplete and will be
Johnson, 88, died Nov. Church. Visitation will announced by Lowndes five grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren.
Incomplete notices must be re-
Pallbearers will be Jody Mayo, Derrell Mayo,
ceived no later than 7:30 a.m. 9, 2018, at North Hill be from 6-8 p.m. Friday Funeral Home. Will Mayo, Tuesday Placencio, Braxton Mayo
and Tony Lawrence.
Memorials may be made to the American Can-
You’ve always said you cer Society or the Alzheimer’s Foundation.
wanted to be buried in
Northern California fire the dress you wore to your
granddaughter’s wedding.
Compliments of
Lowndes Funeral Home

death toll at 56; 130 missing
Dot Corbell
Preplanning takes care of
all the decisions so your
By K ATHLEEN RONAYNE A week after the deadly family doesn’t have to.
The Associated Press Camp Fire struck, police When Caring Counts... Dorothy Nell “Dot” Corbell, age 80, died Tues-
teams drive around Maga- 1131 N. Lehmberg Rd. day, November 13, 2018, at her residence in Ab-
MAGALIA, Calif. — lia searching for those still Columbus, MS 39702 erdeen.
As the scope of a dead- in their homes, checking FUNERAL HOME

ly Northern California
& CREMATORY (662) 328-1808 Services will be held Friday, November 16,
if they need any food and 2018 at 11:00 AM at New Prospect Baptist Church
wildfire set in, the sheriff water.

Mildred Swartz
said more than 450 people in the Lackey Community with Bro. John Maxey
had now been assigned to officiating. Burial will follow at the church ceme-
comb through the charred tery. Visitation will be held Friday from 9:30 AM
remains in search for Mildred Wallace Swartz, 89, until service time at the church. Memorial Gunt-
more bodies. The blaze passed away Monday, Novem- er Peel Funeral Home & Crematory, 2nd Avenue
has killed at least 56 peo- ber 12, 2018, at Baptist Memo- North location is in charge of arrangements.
ple and authorities say 130 rial Hospital in Columbus, MS. Mrs. Corbell was born on Saturday, July 9,
are unaccounted for. A graveside service will 1938, in Monroe County, MS, to the late Win-
Many of the missing are be held Friday, November 16, ford and Allie Sanders Dahlem. She was a home-
elderly and from Magalia, 2018 at 10:00 AM at Friendship maker and a member of New Prospect Baptist
a forested town of about Cemetery with the Rev. Kenny Church. She loved her family, her church family
11,000 to the north of Par- Gardner officiating. Visitation and her friends, along with working in her yard
adise. will be from 9:00 to 9:45 AM and reading her books.
The one major road- prior to the service at Memorial Gunter Peel Fu- In addition to her parents, she was preceded
way that runs through the neral Home & Crematory, 2nd Ave. North loca- in death by her first husband, L.C. Summerford;
mostly residential town is Mildred Swartz tion. and her second husband, Billy J. Corbell.
dotted with gas stations, Visitation:
Friday, Nov. 16 • 9-9:45 AM
She was born on November 14, 1928, in Survivors include her daughter, Judy Ezell,
a pizza shop, a hair salon Memorial Gunter Peel Itawamba County, MS, to the late Homer Wal- Aberdeen, MS; son, Craig Summerford (Bonnie),
and Chinese restaurant Funeral Home lace and Avilee Swindle Wallace. She formerly at- Columbus, MS; sister, Evelyn Easter, Radcliff,
and convenience stores. 2nd Ave. North Location
Graveside Services: tended the North Columbus Church of God and KY; brother, Danny Dahlem, Hamilton, MS; step
There is no Main Street Friday, Nov. 16 • 10 AM worked as a homemaker. During WWII, she was children, Louis, David, Susan and Jerry; grand-
or town center. Resident Friendship Cemetery
a garment maker for the US Navy at the manu- children, Kristie Summerford Coker (Jeffrey),
Johnny Pohmagevich says facturing plant in West Point, MS. Mildred loved Aberdeen, MS, Brian Ezell, Aberdeen, MS and
a Rite Aid on the main Dot Corbell
her family very much. Chase Summerford, Memphis, TN; great-grand-
road is as much of a center In addition to her parents, Mildred was pre- child, Jon-Lowery Coker; and a number of step
Friday, Nov. 16 • 9:30-11 AM
as the town has. New Prospect Baptist Church grandchildren and step great-grandchildren.
ceded in death by her husband, William H.
“When I say downtown Services:
Friday, Nov. 16 • 11 AM
Swartz; five of her siblings: Grady, James, Kelly, Serving as pallbearers will be Brian Ezell,
I mean Paradise,” said
New Prospect Baptist Church Ludie and Dorothy; grandson, David Palms; and Chase Summerford, Jeffery Coker, Charlie Gol-
Pohmagevich, who opted Burial son-in-law, George Palms. son and George Winton.
to stay in Magalia even as New Prospect Baptist
fire closed in. Church Cemetery She is survived by her three daughters, Mary The honorary pallbearers will be Members of
Pohmagevich, an 18- Memorial Gunter Peel Reynolds (Mark) of Columbus, MS, Helen New Prospect Baptist Church and Nina Jurney.
Funeral Home McAlpin of Columbus, MS and Hilda Palms of Memorials may be made to: New Prospect
year Magalia resident who 2nd Ave. North Location
works at Timber Ridge Goose Creek, SC; sister, Margie Carr of Tupe- Baptist Church, 40105 New Prospect Road, Ham-
lo, MS; one grandchild, Cynthia Palms; and one ilton, MS 39746.
Real Estate and lives just Bobby Miller
up the road from many Incomplete great-grandchild, Travis Rocheleau.
burned homes, said he Memorial Gunter Peel Memorials may be made to the St. Jude Chil-
stayed to protect his em- Funeral Home dren’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept.
College St. Location
ployer’s property from 142 Memphis, TN 38148.
looters and to prepare
some cabins and mobile Sign the online guest book at
homes so business ten-
ants can live if they come 716 Second Avenue North • Columbus, MS
back. Sign the online guest book at
“If this town does recov-
er, it’s going to take many, 716 Second Avenue North • Columbus, MS
many years,” he said.
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still having a final decision on this tire site plan will come together. They’ve got enough risk. They’re
by mid to early fall next year.” “Ultimately, this is not a matter out on the wire as far as we expect
Should the rezoning fall in the of whether this property is defini- them to get. No way, no how will we
courts, Pace said, there are still av- tively rezoned for industrial,” Pace agree to pay that money back. We’ll
enues to move the park forward. said. “It’s a matter of when we get send it back to your ass before we
One comes under the city’s com- that done.” have to spend it and pay it back.”
prehensive plan, which identifies Pace said he contacted U.S. Sen-
the land the park is on, as well as Water tank grant ator Cindy Hyde-Smith’s office late
much of the surrounding land in The second issue, Higgins said, last week and hopes the issue will
north Starkville, as suitable for po- is $1 million in grant funding that soon be resolved.
tential industrial development. the Appalachian Regional Commis-
Another is through the work sion has not released to help pay for Park moving ahead
that’s already in progress or will the site’s water tank due to the on- Higgins said the other work on
soon be completed in the indus- going litigation. the site is progressing smoothly.
trial park, which will help create a Higgins said he believes the is- Infrastructure work is expected to
change in the neighborhood, which sue will get resolved and is primar- be completed by May.
is a prerequisite for rezoning. The ily a bureaucratic hiccup. However, Walt Dinkelacker, vice president
LINK is also actively recruiting the LINK has had some difficulty for Headwaters, which is oversee-
businesses to locate on 80 acres contacting people with ARC to ing environmental work, said only
of land in the west portion of the clear the issue out. three potential cultural artifact
park along Highway 389, which is “The quicker we can get Chris sites remain to be analyzed there.
already zoned for commercial de- Pace talking to the inspector gener- Work is ongoing with the Missis-
velopment. al of the ARC, the quicker this can sippi Department of Archives and
Higgins said the LINK is nego- get resolved,” Higgins said. History and Native American tribes
tiating with a company for several Higgins also said there was an to handle the sites, he said, and it
months to locate there. Those talks earlier proposal from ARC that it should be completed in six to eight
will likely slow down for a while could grant the money for the tank months.
with the year-end closeout season but would seek for it to be repaid if Overall, Higgins said he feels
approaching, he said, but he ex- the litigation efforts fail. Higgins good about the park’s progress.
pects them to pick back up after the said that was unacceptable. “This was a fun meeting to show
new year. “The city and county have issued our partners what we’re doing and
Still, Higgins said the LINK is $7 million apiece in bonds,” he said. answer their questions,” Higgins
hopeful about the prospects the en- “They’ve incurred enough debt. said. “I hope they leave elated.”

ACT scores
Continued from Page 1A
preparing students for the ity they
ACT has now started ear-
LCSD high schools’ ACT scores have with
lier. LCSD 2018 2017 the ACT,
“Students are receiving Caledonia High School 19.3 19.2 the more
more practice questions prepared
Golden Triangle Early College 19.3 n/a
and we are increasing the they’re go-
overall rigor of instruc- New Hope High School 17.5 17.5 ing to be for
tional delivery,” Labat West Lowndes High School 15.5 15.5 test day,”
said. “We have a stronger McDonnall
literacy focus in science. erage above the state test taking strategies so said. “We’re increasing
We are starting early by scores. With 18 point av- they would work that into our average, we’re above
providing ACT profes- erage score, SHS students their lesson plans. We the state average so we’re
sional development for increased from 17.9 last gave 10th and 11th grad- doing something right,
teachers in eighth grade year. ers a practice ACT, so now We’re going to continue to
thus exposing students to SHS Principal Sean we can see where their focus on it because, to me,
the expectations of ACT.” McDonnall said working strengths and weakness- that ACT is more import-
To prepare students each day on ACT prep es are.” ant than a state test score.
for the ACT, CHS Princi- with students was a ma- McDonnall said this That’s going to have impli-
pal Lori Cargile said CHS jor factor in the slight in- year, SHS will pay for cations for them after they
starts ACT prep for stu- crease. sophomores to take the leave our building. The
dents their freshman year. better we can get them
“One thing we did this ACT test. By doing so, he
Last year, each teacher to perform on that ACT,
year, every teacher is re- added, the students will
started their classes with the more doors that opens
quired to give an ACT be more comfortable tak-
a five-to-10-minute ACT when they walk across
question every day as a ing the college prepared-
drill once a week. To help our stage.”
bell ringer,” McDonnall ness test by their junior
increase those scores
said. “We gave our teach- year.
more, Cargile said teach-
ers material to help with “The more familiar-
ers perform those ACT
drills every day.
Before the junior class
takes the ACT, Cargile
said CHS provides a half-
day ACT boot camp to cov-
er test-taking strategies
and questions.
“Our plan is the ear-
lier we expose students
to that ACT material, the
more comfortable they’re
going to become with it,”
Cargile said. “We have
noticed an upward trend
in this area, we do want
to continue to focus to
prepare our students to
do well on the ACT. We
want to make sure our
students leave Columbus
High School and can enter
the workforce, military or
two- or four-year college
to be successful.”

Juniors at Lowndes
County School District,
which has three high
schools, performed better
than the state average as
a whole, notching an 18.2.
However, Caledonia
High School was the only
high school in the district
that increased from last
year’s numbers, up to 19.3
in 2018 from 19.2 the year
New Hope and West
Lowndes high school
schools, where juniors
averaged 17.5 and 15.5,
respectively, both scored
the same last year and
were both shy of the state
Deputy Superinten-
dent Robin Ballard said
each student at LCSD is
required to take an ACT
prep class as an elective.
“It helps students accli-
mate to the testing format
to decrease any test anx-
iety that students might
experience,” Ballard said.
“Our performance data
are just numbers that tell
a story of diligent dedica-
tion by the students and

Starkville High School
juniors increased enough
to raise the school’s av-
Adam Minichino


Caledonia’s Logan signs offer with MSU
By Adam Minichino library and soaked it all in. period. “I have to give all of the cred- Tucked inside one glass tro-
it to my mom,” Logan said. “I phy to his right were golf balls
CALEDONIA — The ar- gave her a hard time about it, and gloves he used and wore
rangement was years in the but she loves me, and I love her, during tournaments. Logan
making. too. I am just thankful I have a said his mother had him sign
The actual configuration mom that’s grateful and willing the gloves so they would know
of the items didn’t take Heath- to help me.” when they were used.
er Logan nearly that long. A Logan admitted her mother The table and accessories
plan was required, though, to is a bit of a “pack rat.” He said also featured several touches of
pick out the gloves, tees, balls, she loves keeping old things, MSU, including a Bulldog the
trophies, and mementos from which turned out to be perfect Logans borrowed from a friend.
various locations in the Logan for the ceremony Monday to Colby Logan, Hunter’s fa-
home. celebrate his decision to play ther, said the family started Adam Minichino/Dispatch Staff
When the arrangement final- golf at Mississippi State. Lo- keeping the memorabilia when Caledonia High School senior Hunter Logan, seated in center of
ly came together, Hunter Logan gan’s signing didn’t become of- Hunter began his golf career. table, poses for a picture with his teammates on the school’s boys
sat down behind the table out- ficial until Wednesday, which is He said it just turned out that golf team. Logan signed a National Letter of Intent to play golf in
the fall at Mississippi State.
side the Caledonia High School the first day of the early signing See LOGAN, 3B


Campbell Howland
makes mark adds trio of
with Bulldogs hard workers
By Adam Minichino By Bret t Hudson

bell wants to be much more than a land two priorities in recruiting
solitary figure. his Class of 2019: perimeter help
Although she is and hard workers. He found three
in her fourth year that fit the bill.
with the Mississip- Mississippi State men’s basket-
pi State women’s ball announced three signees in
basketball pro- its 2019 class — Elias King, Iver-
gram, Campbell son Molinar and Devin Butts —
is the lone junior that Howland expects to provide
— albeit a redshirt that help going forward. MSU
Campbell — on the 2018-19 (2-0) doesn’t need that help now,
with a senior and a junior in the
roster. With depth
starting lineup when it hosts Long
in the senior class and plenty
Beach State (1-2) 8 p.m. Friday
of contributors in classes below
(SEC Network), but Howland be-
her, Campbell is primed to play a
lieves the incoming group can be
bigger role behind senior center
the face of the program in years
Teaira McCowan.
to come.
“She has really improved,”
“All these kids have 3-point
MSU coach Vic Schaefer said. Contributed
Heritage Academy’s Gigi Fields poses for a picture with a trophy her club team, range from day one,” Howland
“She is going to be a great player
Southern Performance, earned for finishing second at nationals last year. Earlier this said. “I’m really pleased with the
for us as far as being able to play month, Fields was named to the All-Mississippi Association of Independent Schools three recruits we bring in this
a five (center) if T(eaira) happens (MAIS) for volleyball. year and I’m excited for all of
to need a blow or gets in foul trou- them, I think they’ll have great

ble.” careers at Mississippi State.
Campbell could get an oppor- “We wanted to get our perim-
tunity to see more minutes at 7 eter shored up because right now
p.m. Thursday when No. 6 MSU we have six scholarship guys and
(2-0) plays host to Lamar (3-0) at
Humphrey Coliseum. Heritage Academy’s Fields continues to excel on volleyball court you would normally want to have
more than that. We’re going to
Earlier this season, Schaefer have some depth again and some
praised Campbell for her mental By Adam Minichino abama and later married John Fields and became Gigi Fields’ step-mother. good competition.”
and physical maturation since The diamond in the rough of
her redshirt season of 2015-16. As After being one of the program’s first
Gigi Fields doesn’t know how, but players, Gigi Fields’ maturation came full the group is Molinar, the guard
a redshirt freshman in 2016-17, something clicked when she watched her from Veritas Prep in Garden
Campbell appeared in 16 games circle last week when she was named one
first volleyball match. of 10 players to the All-Mississippi Asso- Grove, California. 247Sports has
and averaged 0.6 points and 0.8 At the time, Fields was only going into him as a three-star and ranked
rebounds. ciation of Independent Schools (MAIS)
the seventh grade at Heritage Academy. team. She is the first player from Heri- outside of the top 30 in his own
Last season, Campbell aver- Still, Fields was drawn to the mental as- state and outside of the top 50
tage Academy to earn the honor.
aged 2.2 points and 2.3 rebounds pect of the game and the importance of “Gigi has made multiple sacrifices to See MEN, 3B
See CAMPBELL, 4B teamwork and six players working as one become the player she is today,” said Liz
on the court. Fields, who stepped down as coach prior Game 3
Game 3 Since then, Fields has grown with to the 2018 season and gave way to Kelly n Long Beach State, 8 p.m. Friday.
n Lamar, 7 p.m. Today. (SEC Net-
the sport, which was started at Heritage Combs. “She traveled almost four hours (SEC Network; WKBB-FM 100.9,
work +; WLZA-FM 96.1). Academy in 2011 by Liz Fields and Liz a day, three times a week, to train with WFCA--FM 107.9).
Byrne. Liz Fields played volleyball at Al- See FIELDS, 3B

Harris signs with Southern Mississippi COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Bulldogs go creative to use Hill
By Bret t Hudson Game 11
n Arkansas, 11 a.m. Saturday (ESPN;
STARKVILLE — In the winter WKBB-FM 100.9, WJEC-FM 106.5, WF-
months between Joe Moorhead’s in- CA-FM 107.9).
troduction as Mississippi State’s head Follow MSU on podcast
football coach and the n The Dispatch and WCBI have come
installation of his system together to launch the Straight Sippin’ pod-
in the ensuing spring, cast. The Dispatch’s Brett Hudson will join
players were left to do Tom Eble and Courtney Robb twice a week
their own research. The during football season, Wednesday and
numbers showed run- Sunday, to preview and to recap Mississippi
ning backs were used State and Ole Miss football.
as pass catchers more Follow Brett Hudson on Twitter,
@Brett_Hudson, to get the latest episode.
than most, but the exact
usage remained to be de- Hill
catches for 152 yards and three touch-
For Kylin Hill, that usage has be- downs. Hill the pass catcher has been
come clear: swing screens. prominently used and will continue to
Southwest Mississippi Community College’s Denijay Harris (left) and Jay Malone That concept — in which Hill flares be so when No. 25 MSU hosts Arkan-
recently signed with the University of Southern Mississippi in basketball. Har- horizontally out of the backfield with sas (2-8, 0-6 Southeastern Conference)
ris, a 6-foot-4 freshman guard from Columbus High School, presently leads the wide receivers in front as lead blockers 11 a.m. Saturday (ESPN).
Bears with averages of 13 points and 11.5 rebounds per game. — has accounted for most of Hill’s 17 See HILL, 3B
2B THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2018 The Dispatch •

Prep Football Preview
this week’s prep predictions,

Week 14 Slate
Starkville set for battle with No. 1 Horn Lake All games start at 7 p.m. Friday (unless noted)
Admission at all stadiums is $8
By Bret t Hudson championship game — 7 p.m. Friday’s to the red zone 52 times; 44 of them Starkville High at Horn Lake North half semifinal against Horn Lake ended in touchdowns, 30 runs and 14 n RECORDS: Starkville High 11-1 (6-1 in MHSAA
(12-0) being the next obstacle — suc- passes, and half of those eight trips 2-6A); Horn Lake 12-0 (7-0 in MHSAA 1-6A)
STARKVILLE — Near the end of a ceeding there could be a reason for it. without touchdowns ended in field n LAST WEEK: Starkville High won its sixth straight
normal Monday practice at Starkville “If you look at the grand scheme of with a 37-7 home win over South Panola to start the
goals. Defensively, Starkville was at its playoffs ... The Yellow Jackets led 14-7 at halftime ... For
High School, both sidelines are going things and talk about scoring points best in the first round win over South Starkville, sophomore Luke Altmyer threw for 199 yards;
crazy as if the stands are full and a or not letting people score points, red Panola, holding two red zone trips to- Horn Lake began the postseason with a 19-0 home win
game is on the line. On this particular zone offense and defense are really im- over Warren Central ... The Eagles led 12-0 at halftime
tally scoreless. On the year, opponents
rep, the offense scores one the defense portant,” Starkville head coach Chris n ON THE LINE: MHSAA Class 6A Playoffs, Second
have scored nine touchdowns in 19
in a short-yardage situation; quarter- Jones said. “We try to make it compet-
Round ... winner will face either Madison Cental or North-

backs coach Clay Moore took his cel- trips. west Rankin in the next round
itive, the 1’s on the 1’s, put bragging The reason for the success is rooted n PLAYER TO WATCH: Starkville High senior
ebration all the way to the end zone, rights on it.” Rodrigues Clark has rushed for 1,268 yards and 23
just to flaunt it in front of defensive co- in what they prioritize in their practice:
The coaching staff shows how much touchdowns to lead the Yellow Jackets
ordinator Kevie Thompson. Behind the energy. n RADIO/INTERNET:
pride it takes in those areas in how it
original line of scrimmage, offensive “When you get down there, you n LAST SEASON: Starkville High 35, Horn Lake 7
gets involved in the trash talk. They
line coach William Stewart is partak- don’t want to think too much about
make sure the players have something West Point at Lafayette
ing in his own trash talk. at stake, too: it often boils down to a scheme and plays, you want to think n RECORDS: West Point 11-1 (7-0 in MHSAA 1-5A);
This is the energy the Yellow Jack- best-of-five series, the offense being re- about players,” Jones said. “You want Lafayette 10-3 (5-2 in MHSAA 1-5A)
ets football team brings to its red zone warded for a score and the defense be- to be aggressive and put pressure on n LAST WEEK: Wesst Point won its ninth straight
with a 55-27 home win over Canton to start postseason
periods of practice. ing rewarded for any other result. The people. play ... The Green Wave led 35-20 at halftime ... For
The red zone has been a good area loser runs sprints after practice. “It’s all about the energy. To me, West Point, junior Brandon Harris ran for 124 yards
for the Yellow Jackets () because they Jones admits the defense has bested playing at a high level comes with play- and a touchdown; Lafayette won 40-13 at Germantown
practice it with the intensity they his offense more than the other way ing with great energy. You got offen- to start the playoffs ... The Commodores led 13-0 at
halftime ... For Lafayette, senior Jamie Shaw ran for 207
hope to approach it with in games. If around, but he believes it has made sive coaches talking against defensive yards and a touchdown
Starkville is to reach its destination of the offense better for those situations, coaches and it gets the kids fired up.” n ON THE LINE: MHSAA Class 5A Playoffs, Second
the Mississippi High School Activities which is the ultimate goal. Follow Dispatch sports writer Brett Round ... winner will face either Holmes County Central
or Olive Branch in the next round
Association (MHSAA) Class 6A state The Yellow Jacket offense has been Hudson on Twitter @Brett_Hudson
n PLAYER TO WATCH: West Point senior defensive

West Point faces region rival Lafayette
lineman Jaylen Cungious leads the Green Wave with 72
total tackles this season
n EARLIER THIS SEASON: West Point 14, Lafayette 13

By Scot t Walters when the region rivals met by the game’s final score at also don’t want this season Playoff Schedule last month at Hamblin Stadi- halftime. to end. You see a hunger and Mississippi High School Activities Association
Class 6A Playoffs — Second Round
um in West Point. “Defense had a great sec- a passion. They want to keep
West Point High School “Just an excellent foot- ond half the first we met,” playing.”
Starkville (11-1) at Horn Lake (12-0)
Madison Central (9-3) at Northwest Rankin (11-1)
football coach Chris Chamb- ball team,” Chambless said. Chambless said. “They Senior quarterback Jake Pearl (8-4) at Brandon (12-1)
less sums up his team’s next “They love to run the foot- stopped a couple of legiti- Chambless has thrown for Petal (6-6) at Oak Grove (10-2)
Mississippi High School ball, like we do. Their offen- mate scoring threats there 973 yards and 11 touch- Class 5A Playoffs — Second Round
Activities Association (MH- sive line has just been man- late in the game. Obviously, downs. On the ground, the
Lafayette (10-3) at West Point (11-1)
Olive Branch (11-1) at Holmes County Central (11-1)
SAA) Class 5A playoff game handling people here of late. it’s difficult to beat an even- Green Wave is led by junior Picayune (9-3) at Laurel (9-3)
succinctly. They have a lot of different ly-matched team for the sec- Brandon Harris (744 yards, West Jones (10-2) at Hattiesburg (12-0)
“This is just going to be options when it comes to ond time in a season, espe- 13 touchdowns). Class 4A Playoffs — Third Round
an old-fashioned football running backs. Their quar- cially on the road.” For West Point to get back Louisville (12-1) at Pontotoc (11-2)
Greenwood (10-2) at Corinth (11-2)
game,” Chambless said. “It terback also makes plays, West Point won its ninth to the North State title game West Lauderdale (12-1) at East Central (11-0)
will be hard-hitting, physi- too. Our defense will have its straight with a 55-27 win for a third straight year, the South Pike (11-2) at Poplarville (11-1)
cal, intense. It will be what hands full.” over Canton to begin the season’s best effort may be Class 3A Playoffs — Third Round
playoff football is all about.” For Lafayette, junior playoffs. The Green Wave needed on the road in a hos- Water Valley (11-2) at Houston (11-1)
North Panola (11-1) at Charleston (11-2)
West Point (11-1) travels Randy Anderson, senior Ja- owns a nine-game playoff tile environment. Winona (13-0) at Seminary (10-3)
to Lafayette (10-3) for a 7 mie Shaw and senior Lance winning streak as well, dat- “The field conditions will Jefferson Davis County (9-4) at Columbia (10-2)
p.m. start Friday in the sec- Stewart have each rushed for ing back to the 2015 season. not be great,” Chambless Class 2A Playoffs — Third Round
ond round. The winner will more than 1,000 yards this “This team really made a said. “It’s going to be a cold, Scott Central (12-1) at Eupora (8-4)
Philadelphia (8-4) at Calhoun City (9-4)
face either Olive Branch or season. The Commodores lot of strides in the second windy game, the type you ex- Taylorsville (13-0) at Collins (11-1)
Holmes County Central for are averaging 327.7 yards half of the season,” Cham- pect in November. Our fans Bay Springs (10-3) at Richton (9-3)
the North State champion- per game on the ground with bless said. “They are a joy have been great all year. We Class 1A Playoffs — Second Round
ship. 50 rushing touchdowns. to coach. They work hard want them to travel with us Okolona (9-3) at Smithville (10-3)
All three Lafayette losses Biggersville (12-1) at Hollandale Simmons (12-0)
That running game was every day in practice. They and come have a good time.”
Stringer (11-2) at Nanih Waiya (12-1)
have been by three points held in check in the second haven’t been fazed by the Follow Dispatch sports East Marion (7-5) at Lumberton (11-1)
or less. That group includes half of the regular-season pressure (of back-to-back writer Scott Walters on Twit-
a 14-13 West Point victory matchup. West Point led state championships). They ter @dispatchscott


Yellow Jackets, Green Wave primed for playoff road tests
he most intriguing ques- team. The Eagles have spent Jones takes off to improvise. This season, the Yellow Its losses are by a combined six
tion of the prep football much of the season ranked No. Patrick Gilliam leads Horn Jackets will be tested Friday points: Oxford (29-27), West
season will be answered 1 in the state after Starkville Lake with 877 yards rushing. and most likely will face a Point (14-13), and Olive Branch
Friday night. suffered a region loss at North- He also has 10 touchdowns. similar fate against Northwest (24-21).
Is Horn Lake High School west Rankin. Overall, the Eagles average Rankin or Madison Central in Junior quarterback Randy
for real? 243.6 yards rushing per game. the North State finals. Anderson has thrown for 1,140
Yes, Horn Lake — the On defense, many yards and eight touchdowns.
Mississippi High School Lots of points consider senior line- Lafayette has rushed for 4,260
Activities Association Class 6A Horn Lake is averag- backer Nakobe Dean West Point ready yards (327.7 per game). The
lightweight program that has ing 42 points per game the best player in the In Class 5A, West Point will Commodores have three 1,000-
rarely factored into the playoff and allowing 10 ppg. state. He has a team- play host to region rival Lafay- yard rushers.
consideration. Senior quarterback high 90 tackles. ette in the second round. A year ago, West Point had
That could change Friday Raydarious Jones is a Despite Horn While West Point (11-1) is no trouble blowing past four
night when Horn Lake plays running-passing threat. Lake’s depth of talent, riding a nine-game winning opponents to repeat as Class
host to Starkville in the second He has thrown for 1,205 Starkville has been streak, it survived one of its 5A State champions.
round of the Class 6A playoffs. yards and 12 touch- Scott Walters on a mission since biggest scares with a 14-13 vic- This season, the road will
Starkville coach Chris Jones downs and rushed for last season ended 11 tory against the Commodores be more difficult. Olive Branch
has no doubt spent the week 744 yards and 11 more minutes shy of a state in the regular season. most likely will be waiting in
preaching the values of Horn scores. Jones is at his best championship. Neither team scored in the the wings for another rematch
Lake. It might be a hard sale when the play is broken. Starkville (11-1) survived a second half, as West Point in the region championship.
after the Yellow Jackets bets The Starkville defensive line pair of scares in last season’s made big play after big play on
the Eagles 35-7 in the sec- — considered far and away the North State playoffs. The defense to secure the win. Scott Walters is a sports writ-
ond round of the playoffs last best in the state — will need to playoff wins included a 6-0 Eight weeks later, the er for The Dispatch. He can be
season. keep Jones in check. Perhaps, victory over Southaven and a rematch is set. Lafayette (10-3) reached at swalters@cdispatch.
This season, Horn Lake a hard hit or two early might 27-24 decision against Madison is averaging 36.6 points per com. Follow him on Twitter @
(12-0) appears to be a different reduce the number of times Central. game, while giving up 14 ppg. dispatchscott.

MUW’s late rally not enough to beat Talladega AUTO RACING
5 p.m. — Nascar, K&N Pro Series, race, at
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10:30 a.m. — Ball State vs Virginia Tech, ESPN2
By Adam Minichino Merkel said. “I assume we first half. The Owls cut the most have to be perfect to get 10:30 a.m. — Saint Joseph’s vs Wake Forest, played them around even (46- deficit to 62-61 before a tech- back in the game. It is a hard ESPNU
45 The W) in the second half. nical foul on a dunk by Ill’yan way to play.” 1 p.m. — Alabama vs Northeastern, ESPNU
Two games might not 4 p.m. — Purdue vs Appalachian State, ESPN2
We have got to find a way to Scott helped end the run. The W surged again later 4 p.m. — Valpariso vs Western Kentucky, ESPNU
make a trend, but Brian come out to a better start. I On Wednesday, the Owls in the half, cutting the defi- 6 p.m. — Syracuse vs Connecticut, ESPN2
Merkel wants to find a solu- don’t know whether it is pre- scored the first seven points cit to 66-53. But the Owls
6 p.m. — Monmouth vs West Virginia, ESPNU
6 p.m. — Ohio State at Creighton, FS1
tion before the Mississippi game routine, warmups, who of the second half and looked couldn’t stack stops to cut 8 p.m. — Penn State at Depaul, FS1
University for Women’s men’s is playing, I don’t know what re-energized. Unfortunate- deeper into the Tornadoes’ 8 p.m. — Mississippi Valley State at Utah,
Pac-12 Network
basketball team makes slow the answer is, but we have to ly, the Tornadoes responded lead. 8:15 p.m. — Oregon vs Iowa, ESPN2
starts a habit. find it before our next game.” with a 7-0 spurt that saw the Shon Wright led The W 9 p.m. — Detroit Mercy at California, Pac-12
For the second-straight Network
Jarin Hilson had 15 points Owls go 0-for-5 from the field (0-2) with 17 points off the 10:30 p.m. — Texas A&M at Gonzagan, ESPN2
game in its first season, The to lead four players in double with two turnovers. bench. Former Starkville COLLEGE FOOTBALL
W fell behind by double digits 5 p.m. — Toledo at Kent State, CBS Sports
figures for Talladega (7-1), “We talked to them at High School and East Mis- Network
in the first half only to rally in which shot 56 percent (14-for- halftime that the guys who sissippi Community College 7 p.m. — Tulane at Houston, ESPN
the second half. Unlike in the 25) from the field in the first are going to come out and standout Keith Harris (13 8:30 p.m. — Florida Atlantic at North Texas, CBS
Sports Network
season opener against Blue half to build a 41-22 lead. The fight and play hard are the points) was the only other GOLF
Mountain College, The W Tornadoes were 7-for-14 from guys we’re going to go with,” Owl in double figures. D.J. 3:30 p.m. — PGA Tour, RSM Classic, first round,
couldn’t cut the deficit to sin- Sea Island Resort, Georgia, TGC
3-point range in the first 20 Merkel said. “I was proud of Clark added nine points and 10 p.m. — PGA Tour, Emirates Australian Open,
gle digits in the second half en minutes. They finished 11- our team there in the second eight rebounds. second round, at The Lake GC, Sydney, TGC
route to an 86-68 loss to Tal- for-25 (44 percent) from be- half. When you dig yourself The W will play host to Wi- NBA
7 p.m. — Golden State at Houston, TNT
ladega College before a crowd yond the arc. that big of a hole, it takes so ley College at 4 p.m. Sunday. 8 p.m. — Atlanta at Denver, Fox Sports Southeast
of 285 at Pohl Gymnasium. On Monday, The W fell be- much energy to get back. It Follow Dispatch sports edi- 9:30 p.m. — San Antonio at L.A. Clippers, TNT
“I got to find something hind Blue Mountain College seems like every possession tor Adam Minichino on Twit- 7:20 p.m. — Green Bay at Seattle, WLOV and NFL
to get us off to better starts,” by as many as 16 points in the is magnified because you al- ter @ctsportseditor Network
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Hunter finished second in the first “He kind of sighed and said, ‘I 26 of 28 wins in high school division
tournament he played in. Colby have done this for 30 years and he matches at Caledonia High, three
said the family realized at that point is the best student I have ever had,’ Coca-Cola Tour championships,
Hunter could have a lot of success ” Logan said. three Pros of Tomorrow champi-
in the sport. Colby Logan admitted he still onships, an undefeated match play
In fact, Colby said the arrange- wasn’t convinced, so Petty encour- appearance as a representative of
ment his wife laid out for Hunter’s aged the Logans to enter Hunter in the state of Mississippi in the MS/
signing was probably not even 5 a tournament. He said Hunter has LA Ryder Cup Championship, and a
percent of all of the mementos from been “hooked” ever since the sec- 3.81 cumulative high school grade-
the start of Hunter’s career. ond-place finish. point average.
Colby said that journey started “I am just thankful I have the Logan said MSU has been in con-
when Hunter was 8 or 9 years old ability my parents gave me to play tact with him for the last two years.
and he told him one night at the the game that I enjoy,” Logan said. He said he attracted interest from
dinner table that he wished he had “I have always loved Mississippi
other schools, but he said he knew
a set of golf clubs. He said neither State and always wanted play there
he wanted to play at MSU after he
he nor his wife took their son’s re- for them, so coach Dusty (Smith)
met Smith and Ewing and saw the
quest seriously. About two weeks and coach (Charlie) Ewing giving
Bulldogs’ facilities at Mossy Oak
later, though, Hunter asked for a me the opportunity to play there
and at Ole Waverly. Sudoku YESTERDAY’S ANSWER
set of clubs again. This time, Colby
said his wife encouraged him to buy
with them is a dream come true.”
Logan, the 2017 Mississippi Ju- Scanning the items on the table, Sudoku
Sudoku is a number-
1 4 3 2 8 7 5 6 9
Hunter a set, so he purchased a set nior Golfer of the Year, is a three- Logan said the journey has been a placing puzzle
Sudoku based on
is a number-
long but rewarding one considering a 9x9 grid
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dream to play at MSU. given numbers.
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Logan said Hunter started to work Logan’s résumé includes a Mis- so that each row, each 3 5 4 7 2 6 9 8 1
column and each 3x3 box
with Ernie Petty in Grenada. After sissippi Junior Championship victo- I golf at a high level,” Logan said. column
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only once. The difficulty
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one of the top club pro- and skills to play in every Level Elite, Fields, who played primarily Missis-
grams in the South. rotation. She said she has also plays tennis, has re- sippi High School Activ-
“Gigi has always been learned to have a “posi- turned to the girls bas- ities Association (MH-
an incredible athlete, ex- tive energy that reflects ketball team at Heritage SAA)-Member schools in
tremely passionate about throughout the whole Academy. She said she its regular season.
whatever it is she’s doing. team.” would like to play volley- After watching Gigi de-
She will give you her ab- Fields credits years of ball in college. She said velop as a volleyball play-
solute best always.” playing club volleyball, she isn’t sure where she er for five years,
Gigi said she has first with Southern Per- will go to school — she Liz Fields said the hon-
tried to become a better formance, which is out of is interested in Belmont or is well deserved.
teammate and leader to Birmingham, Alabama, University in Nashville, “She has definitely
help brings the differ- and now with Level Elite, Tennessee — and is con- evolved into an incredible
ent “islands,” a term her a club run by former Mis- sidering broadcasting as volleyball player through
step-mother used to de- sissippi State coach Tina a major. her high school career,
scribe the parts of a team, Seals, for helping her de- Looking back at where but the passion to be the
together. She has taken velop her leadership skills she started, Fields said best, that’s something
on that role while play- and her versatility. it “pretty cool” to be rec- she’s always had,” Liz
ing middle blocker and At Southern Perfor- ognized with the top pri- Fields said.
outside hitter. With such mance, Fields said she vate school players in the Follow Dispatch sports
a small squad, Fields has only played in the front state, especially consid- editor Adam Minichino on
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“There’s opportunities within the blocks of the slot receiver and off and letting a guy go for eight or
the RPO (run-pass option) system, the outside receiver,” Huff said. “In nine, you’re going to have some suc-
there’s reads that go with it,” run- most cases, we’re doing our best to cess with that, but long-term I think
ning backs coach Charles Huff told get the ball to the perimeter where you have to be able to use those
The Dispatch. “Obviously the entire there’s more space, more space to guys. We could hand it to him 20
offense’s trying to create numbers, get his foot in the ground and get or 30 times, but at what cost? Guys
angles and grass with his skillset vertical. Kylin does a good job of that jumped out early in the year,
and getting on the perimeter, but reading blocks. We tell the receiver even in this conference, that pound-
I think the unspoken piece is how to take him where he wants to go ing is starting to wear on them.”
well our slots are blocking. You fast and let Kylin make them right. As Huff expected, there are ex-
can’t throw those swing screens if “It’s no different than reading
amples in the conference of run-
you don’t have perimeter blocking. the guard on inside zone: if the
ning backs wearing down in the
Deddrick (Thomas) is one that guard’s taking him out you want to
stands out to me, at his size and be just inside.” workload. The league’s leader in
stature and able to bow up to bigger Hill takes a similar line of think- carries, Kentucky’s Benny Snell Jr.,
guys. ing through those plays: he wants averaged at least 5 yards per carry
“Just trying to create ways to cre- to the play to go outside, but if the in each of his first four games; over
ate numbers and angles and use his receiver’s block goes outside, he his last three games, he’s averaging
speed.” cuts inside the block and immedi- 3.74 yards per carry. LSU’s Nick ACROSS
MSU (6-4, 2-4 SEC, No. 21 Col- ately tracks it back to the sideline. Brossette ran for at least 75 yards 1 Fly catchers
lege Football Playoff) wasted no Operating in space that way is in five of his first six games, but 5 Knave
time turning to that play: the first a learned skill, and one the former has done it just once in his last four 11 Advanced exam
offensive snap of the Moorhead era Columbus High School Falcon went games. 12 Concert bonus
was a swing screen from Keytaon out of his way to acquire. Recently, MSU has been forced 13 Paella base
14 FBI employees
Thompson to Kylin Hill for a 53- “During practice, I go through to adjust the scheme. In the past,
15 Ian of “X-Men”
yard touchdown. the receiver drills to prepare for sit- the swing screen was almost always 17 Holiday lead-in
Beginning with the Kentucky uations like that,” Hill said. run in a trips formation, with Hill 18 Hazards
game on Sept. 22, Hill has 13 catch- The result of it all is Hill ranking running behind three receivers. 22 Cowboy contest
es: nine of them came on swing fifth on the team in targets, with Recently, MSU has done it differ- 24 Map ratio
screens. Of the four that were not, 22, a common occurrence in the ently, in a one-wide receiver forma- 25 Sense of self
one was on a swing and two were Moorhead offense. His Penn State tion with right tackle Stewart Reese 26 Bee follower
other kinds of screens; the one left running back, Saquon Barkley, was shooting out wide to serve as anoth- 27 Blow one’s top
unaccounted for was a wheel out of top five on the team in targets both 30 Bare
er lead blocker.
the backfield for a 23-yard touch- years, fifth in 2016 (37) and fourth 32 Discourage
MSU has turned to this wrinkle
down against Louisiana Tech. Hill in 2017 (68). 33 Lyric work
twice, once against LSU and once
scored a 16-yard touchdown on It is a proven way to get a play- 34 Fiesta food
against Louisiana Tech. 7 Like vistas 35 Dispatched
Kansas State the same way. maker a touch in space, but the idea 38 Rank indicator 8 Take in 36 “The Thin Man”
The same ball-in-hand ability of the swing screen carries an addi- “Give credit to defensive coor- 41 Fence part
dinators, especially in this league, 9 Gallery fill dog
that has Hill among the top of SEC tional benefit. 42 Bakery pan 10 French article 37 Ticket souvenir
running backs with 6.63 yards per “I think what you’ll see around if you do something well they’re 43 Ballet wear 16 Summer sign 38 Health resort
carry is the same ability that makes college football is there are good going to stop it,” Huff said. “We 44 Mien 19 Caught some z’s 39 “— folly to be
Hill so good on the swing screen: running backs, but at this point in have to find different ways to do the 45 Rough guess 20 Painter Paul wise”
he can read blocks. the year, those guys that had big same things well.” 21 Canary snack 40 Workout unit
“We’re trying to get to the edge, splashes earlier in the year will Follow Dispatch sports writer DOWN 22 Bassoon part
we’re trying to get the defense start to wear down a little bit,” Huff Brett Hudson on Twitter @Brett_ 1 Bit of bait 23 Storybook
spread out, and then we’re reading said. “If you’re just handing the ball Hudson 2 Rocker Clapton monster

3 Failed to keep a 28 Dress size
commitment 29 Global line
4 Shirt part 30 Word of denial
Continued from Page 1B 5 Genuine 31 Conforms
6 Ticks off
nationally at his position; cially after seeing him in rated as the fourth-best very grateful to them for
Howland doesn’t care. person. prospect in the state and giving them the love and
Howland has been “Darren Collison was Butts as the 18th; King care they were shown
down this road with Rus- in a camp going into his can swing between the over there at engineer-
sell Westbrook and Dar- senior year where he frontcourt and the back- ing. They did a great job.
ren Collison in his days at didn’t make the top 75 court at 6-foot-7, 185 That’s a real strength of
UCLA — two lesser-tout- at the Adidas camp; he’s pounds, while Butts is this university.”
ed prospects in high making $10 million a year. more of a true guard at Howland sees in King
school that are now mak- I trust our judgment more 6-foot-5, 175 pounds. the skillset to move
ing millions in the NBA. than anything else.” Howland said Butts is a through several positions,
“They make a lot of Howland was sold on true shooter reminiscent able to ball handle and
mistakes, the recruiting Molinar when he saw him of current Bulldog Tyson pass well enough to take
services,” Howland said. at Peach Jam, a national- Carter. some time at point guard
“There’s a reason Arizona ly renowned AAU event “He’s very athletic, if needed.
had (Molinar) slated to in Georgia. Molinar shot comes from a good bas- What excites Howland
visit: there’s a lot of people 63 percent from the field ketball family in that the most about King is
that wanted to see him. and took his team to the his dad was a very good the attribute he shares
They didn’t show him that finals. player at Texas Tech,” with his fellow soon-to-be
early love like we did, and The other two signees Howland said. “Devin is a Bulldogs.
that’s a credit to (assistant don’t come with the same bright kid, pre-engineer- “This kid Elias is an ab-
coach) Korey (McCray), under-recruited reputa- ing student. They were solute gym rat, he lives in
getting in there early and tion. very impressed by the the gym,” Howland said.
impressing him with how Butts and King are academics here at Missis- Follow Dispatch sports
much we want him. Obvi- both among the best in sippi State, especially our writer Brett Hudson on WHATZIT ANSWER
ously I followed suit, espe- the state of Georgia, King engineering department, Twitter @Brett_Hudson Log cabin
4B THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2018 The Dispatch •

Campbell MSU signs four for women’s basketball
The No. 6 Mississippi State women’s basketball team received signed Na-
Continued from Page 1B tional Letters of Intent from four recruits who give coach Vic Schaefer the start
to another highly rated recruiting class.
in 9.4 minutes per game. She shot 64.7 percent person. When asked if she thought she had Come Friday, that class could wind up higher than its current ranking of
from the field and blocked 15 shots, which was made a bigger improvement in the mental or No. 19 after Rickea Jackson, the No. 9 player in the Class of 2019, makes her
second on the team. physical parts of the game, Campbell said she decision.
Monique Brown, who coaches Jackson at Detroit Edison Public School Acad-
Through two games, Campbell has scored is finding her voice because she has more con- emy, said Tuesday that Brown, a 6-foot-2 forward, is expected to make her col-
two points and has three rebounds in 14 min- fidence. lege decision Friday. Jackson reportedly has MSU as one of her three finalists.
utes. The departure of freshman center Daph- “Knowing I can do it and not doubting myself On Wednesday, MSU confirmed the addition of four players who give it a top-
ane White in the preseason means Campbell (is my biggest thing),” Campbell said. “I think 20 recruiting class, according to Dan Olson of espnW Hoop Gurlz and Collegiate
and freshman Jessika Carter likely will be the I have doubted myself a lot (in the last year or Girls Basketball Report. The class includes two top-100 recruits, including Jayla
Hemingway, a 5-9 guard at Houston High (Germantown, Tennessee), who is
primary substitutes off the bench for McCow- so). I think I have kind of looked at it like I am a four-star recruit who is ranked No. 88.
an. That could change if and when the NCAA not where I need to be, so it has caused me to She averaged 21.7 points and 7.2 rebounds per game as a junior.
makes a ruling on the eligibility of Ole Miss be inside of myself and start thinking about ev- JaMya Mingo-Young, a 5-7 point guard from Louisiana’s Loranger, is ranked
transfer Promise Taylor, a 6-5 sophomore. As erything. Now, I am more confident in myself.” No. 98 in the Class of 2019. She also is a four-star recruit. Young averaged
of Tuesday, Schaefer said the Bulldogs hadn’t That being said, Campbell recognizes the 21.7 points, 6.5 rebounds, and 3.2 assists as a junior. She led Loranger to a
state title.
received word about Taylor’s status. opportunities for playing time that could arise Esmery Martinez, a 6-foot forward at Hamilton Heights Christian (Chatta-
“She’s long. She gets her hands on a lot of if Schaefer wants to go with a bigger lineup or nooga, Tennessee), and Aliyah Matharu, a 5-7 point guard at Bishop McNamara
shots,” Schaefer said of Campbell. “She re- when McCowan isn’t in the game. She feels she (Forestville, Maryland), are three-star prospects.
bounds it, so my thing for her is let’s get in the is ready to answer the call when she is needed. Maryland had the No. 1 class in espnW’s ranking entering Wednesday, which
best shape you’ve ever been in so you can get “It is a good challenge,” Campbell said. “I is the first day of the early signing period. South Carolina (No. 5), Tennessee
(No. 8), Missouri (No. 11), Georgia (No. 13), and LSU (No. 20) also were ranked
up and down the floor more than two or three have been preparing for it for three years, so I in the top 20.
times without having to come out.” am ready. I think it is my time to help more and NOTES: An “A” gets free admission to watch No. 6 MSU against Lamar on “Re-
Campbell was pleased to hear Schaefer’s do more stuff and be out there more and try to port Card Night.” Children age 12 and under will be admitted free when they show
statement about her development on and off the think less and just help as much as I can.” a report card with an A. Fans can purchase tickets at up
to four hours before tip at the price of $5 for adults and $3 for youth age 17 and
court. She said her biggest struggles at MSU
under. Walk-up general admission tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for youth.
have been with communication and talking Follow Dispatch sports editor Adam Minichi-
because she referred to herself as a “reserved” no on Twitter @ctsportseditor —Adam Minichino

Comics & Puzzles
Dear Abby
EAR ABBY: to pull my child and we lived hours apart. We
The 14-year- out of something decided from the beginning
old son of a he loves to do. that we wouldn’t attempt a
friend of mine is She got very long-distance relationship and
having self-es- upset, said some would simply enjoy the time we
teem issues and horrible things had together.
apparently is to me and ended That fall, my senior year,
going through a our friendship. I visited Boston to look at
very rough patch. Was I wrong not colleges. I had made plans to
Our family likes to agree to do as see him, but he blew me off.
to participate in she asked for the Because I never got closure,
charity races. sake of her child? I was not able to let him go
ZITS My boy, 13, is a
talented athlete
During my sophomore year
who, according to DEAR ROUGH of college, Jordan contacted me
my friend, is an PATCH: I don’t and asked if we could meet. I
“overachiever.” think you were refused because I had just met
My friend
Dear Abby wrong. While I someone else, and didn’t want
signed her family sympathize with to jeopardize my new relation-
up for the same race as our your former friend, what she ship. I was with that guy for five
family, then called me after- suggested was not helpful for years and almost married him.
ward to tell me she was having her child, who might benefit (Our breakup had nothing to do
anxiety issues about us being more from some sessions with with Jordan.)
there and asked me to forgo a therapist than a helicopter It is nearly a decade later,
the race. (We had already paid mom trying to cushion life for and I have met someone I could
for four registrations.) She said him. fall in love with. But it seems
she could see my child taking However, if there’s any truth that I’m still not completely over
GARFIELD off, winning the race and boast-
ing to the point where her child
to your friend’s inference that
your son is not a GRACIOUS
Jordan. Should I reach out to
him and try to get the closure
would feel like a loser and have winner, monitor his behavior I need? — LEFT HANGING ON
more self-esteem issues. to make sure he doesn’t come THE EAST COAST
Abby, although our children across as a braggart. If you do, DEAR LEFT HANGING: Yes.
hung out together when they you’ll be doing him a favor. After all these years, it’s time.
were toddlers, they haven’t in DEAR ABBY: When I was a And when you do, tell him the
years. I tried to be sympathetic, teenager, I met a guy I’ll call greatest gift he could give you
but told her we had been plan- “Jordan” at a college summer would be the gift of closure. If
ning to compete in this race program and fell head over he’s a gentleman, he will agree.
as a family for some time, and heels in love with him. But the And when you get it, move for-
I didn’t think it would be right program lasted only five weeks, ward and don’t look back.

CANDORVILLE TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Nov. their own. not those much, much older.
15). Count this among your TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Don’t underestimate the value
more ambitious and curious The thing that used to keep of your observations.
years. You’ll be driven to move you from doing what you felt LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). In
beyond the many things you like doing no longer applies to movies, the devil shows up
already do well. Highlights your situation. You’re free, if bearing gifts, but he always
include: the resources neces- you want to be. Go be a part of winds up taking much more
sary to explore new avenues, a whatever is pushing or pulling than he gave. “A fool judges
perfect application for obscure your forward. Get the experi- people by the presents they give
talents and knowledge, and ence. him.” – Chinese proverb.
the assemblage of a tight team GEMINI (May 21-June 21). VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22).
to do lucrative work. Libra and If ideas were stars, there’s one Who would savor disappoint-
Gemini adore you. Your lucky that’s your North Star right now, ment? For starters, it’s not
numbers are: 2, 33, 24, 16 constant and bright. Follow savory. In fact, it often tastes
and 9. faithfully and you won’t have to bitter. But if you can stomach it,
BABY BLUES ARIES (March 21-April 19). be worried that you’re going in a closer examination of a past
Your social savvy will serve you circles. Keep your eye on it, and disappointment will absolutely
nicely. You’ll know when some- you’ll know where you are. prevent a future one.
one is lying or telling the truth. CANCER (June 22-July 22). LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23).
You’ll build on the truth and In some areas you may feel too It’s very easy to sing the praises
leave the lies alone, as those inexperienced to help another, of people so far away (physically
aren’t worth chasing. They’ll but even a 5-year-old has some- distant, famous or dead) that
spin in circles and collapse on thing to teach a four-year-old, if they can’t possibly be proven
unworthy of the accolades. But
the good reputation of our near-
est and dearest is hard earned.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov.
21). As you think more about
it, you may not be so sure that
what you want will really satisfy
BEETLE BAILEY you. Take a short pause before
transactions. An honest mo-
ment of self-reflection will save
you money and trouble.
21). As fun as it would be to
be the primary controller of the
universe, the challenge of the
day will have to do with adapting
to the fact that there’s an ample
portion of life that can’t be bent
to human will.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan.
19). The conflict is in each side
wishing the other would behave
MALLARD FILLMORE differently, a wish that is basi-
cally useless today. Accepting
the other person’s behavior and
building on it... that’s the start
of productivity.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb.
18). When the struggle is about
being “good” or “bad,” it’s an
opportunity to consider the
unmet needs at play. There’s
something you need that makes
the “bad” thing so appealing,
and it could be filled in less
risky or harmful ways.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March
FAMILY CIRCUS 20). You’ll feel it’s unnecessary,
but speak up and be assertive
anyway just to make your pres-
ence known. There’s a balance
to be struck. You want people
to feel comfortable around you
but not so comfortable they’re

Cut and dried
The Dispatch • THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2018 5b

Business moves with Mary

Idea Shop opens in Starkville
Plus: Holiday market set 2-8 p.m. and Sunday
from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
the Columbus Hitching
Lot on the corner of
for Columbus An official opening
date with set hours will
Second Avenue and
Second Street North

ississippi State University be announced once from 9 a.m.-noon. In
students and upcoming the workshop area is addition to homemade
Starkville businesses can complete. scarves, hats, baked
find their next step on Main Street. A Russell Street goods, honey and
The Idea Shop, 114 Main St., is restaurant has officially wreaths, you’ll also
a makerspace and retail store that announced its closure. find hot food vendors
will be opening soon for entrepre- Bully’s Burgers and Saturday.
neurs. The Idea Shop is an exten- Wings, 500 Russell “You can come and
St. Ste. 26., recently Mary Pollitz find things you’re not
sion and partnership with the MSU
Center for Entrepreneurship and closed its doors with an going to see anywhere
Outreach, College of Business and announcement on its website. else,” Columbus Farmers Market
If you’re leaving Starkville Coordinator Katherine Lucas said.
School of Human Sciences.
heading toward Columbus, you “It’s good to put money back into
Local businesses and MSU
have probably seen construction the local community. It keeps peo-
students will have an open concept
starting on Highway 82 next to the ple here and helps our community
workshop in the back of The Idea Shell Sprint Mart. The Dutch Oil here. It’s a great place to find those
Shop to work and design products Company of Columbus is building original one-of-a kind gifts.”
and prototypes with the help of a larger Sprint convenience store In East Columbus, Corey Her-
MSU engineering students. The with more than twice the gas ring Automotive now offers U-Haul
workshop will have a carpentry pumps than its current location. trucks, trailers, towing equipment
area, printers and 3D printers. Over in Columbus, Main Street and moving supplies. According
The front of the store will have and the Farmers Market are host- to a U-Haul press release, Corey
a retail area to sell those up-and- ing its 11th annual Holiday Market. Herring, 1230 Gardner Blvd., has
coming products. With more than 70 vendors, you officially become a neighborhood
The Idea Shop will hold its will likely find the perfect gift just U-Haul dealer.
soft-opening for the retail division in time for the holidays. Got business tips? Email them to
this Friday from 1-7 p.m., Saturday The Holiday Market will be at

Business briefs
Rice joins Bankfirst as a Nation- has demonstrated his paramedic since 1996.
BankFirst Financial ally Regis- commitment to providing He has been employed
Services announces tered EMT, exceptional prehospital by Baptist for 15 years.
Columbus native Renee Bourland emergency medical care. He previously worked for
Rice is the new Commu- completed, Bourland attended North Mississippi Medi-
nity Banking President on a bienni- Itawamba Community cal Center in West Point,
for Madison County. al basis, the College, where he com- where he was a shift
Rice is very active in most com- Bourland pleted his EMT-Basic supervisor; and at Mag-
the community including prehensive training in June 1996 and nolia Hospital in Corinth
serving on several local recertification program his EMT-Intermediate and Aberdeen Monroe
and state boards includ- for EMS professionals in training in February County Hospital Ambu-
ing, Madison County America. 1997. He trained as a lance Service, where he
Community Trust, By maintaining his paramedic at the Ala- was shift supervisor.
Finance and Economics National EMS Certifi- bama Fire College in Bourland has two
Advisory Board at Mis- cation and completing Tuscaloosa, Alabama in children.
sissippi State University regular continuing edu- January 1998 and been
and Jackson Academy cation courses, Bourland a nationally registered
Board of Trustees.
She is receiving a
bachelor’s degree from
Mississippi State Uni-
versity and a graduate of
the Graduate School of
Banking of the South at
Louisiana State Univer-
She and her hus-
band, Pete Vozzo, have
two daughters and are
members of St. Joseph

Bourland recognized
for service
Chris Bourland, direc-
tor of the ambulance ser-
vice at Baptist Memorial
Hospital Golden Trian-
gle, was recently recog-
nized by the Board of
Directors of the National
Registry of Emergency
Medical Technicians
(NREMT) for achieving
20 consecutive years of
National EMS Certifi-
cation. This distinction
is an honor held by few
EMS professionals.
To maintain his status
6B Thursday, November 15, 2018 The Dispatch •
signed Trustee so to do,
I will on the 13th day of
December, 2018, offer
for sale at public outcry
Legal Notices 0010 and
Legalsell during
Notices 0010 legal Painting & Papering 1620 Clothing 4330 Apts For Rent: Northside 7010 Houses For Rent: Northside Lots & Acreage 8600
hours between the 7110
State of Mississippi hours of 11:00 A.M. SULLIVAN'S PAINT WOMEN DRESSES & 2BR/1BA, renovated w/ 2.28 +/- Acre Lot.

County Of Lowndes and 4:00 P.M., at the SERVICE women suits for sale, Central heat and air, BLUECUTT ESTATES: 149 Tanyia Lane. Off of
main front door of the Certified in lead sizes 12 & 14. $5.00 new appliances, floor- 3BR/2BA, ch/a, double Lake Lowndes Road.
NOTICE OF SALE LI- County Courthouse of removal. Offering spe- each. 662-889-6162. ing, etc. Available soon. garage, chain link Has asphalt drive &
QUIDATION Lowndes County, at cial prices on interior & Taking applications fenced backyard, newly parking, 1200 ft. shop
Columbus, Mississippi, exterior painting, pres- Computer Equipment 4390 now. $450/Mth. remodeled, $115,000. w/ living area, septic
WHEREAS, the follow- for cash to the highest sure washing & sheet NO HUD. Call Long & 662-352-4776. tank & water meter. No
Phone: 662.328.2424 ing tenants entered in-
to leases with The
and best bidder, the fol-
lowing described land
rock repairs.
Free Estimates
APPLE IMAC, 2.0 GHz Long, 662-328-0770. trailers. $45,000. Call
Core Duo computer. Grove Mini Warehouses and property, situated in Call 435-6528 Built-in monitor. 2GB FOX RUN COMPANY LLC 3BR/2BA. Fresh paint,
Lowndes County, Mis- 1 & 2 BR near hospital. new carpet, ch/a, 3.5 Acre Lot. 3 estab- for storage space in
which to store personal sissippi, to-wit: Stump Removal 1790
RAM, Keyboard, mouse,
printer incl. Great cond. $595-645/mo. Military fenced yard & appl furn. lished trailer lots. Play-
P.O. Box 511 • 516 Main Street property and WHEREAS,
A tract of land being loc-
$325. 205-246-8704. discount offered, pet
area, pet friendly, and
662-251-9696. ground. Located on
Morgan Lane. Off of
default has been made
Columbus, MS 39701 in the payment for rent ated in the West half Farm Equipment & Supplies
furnished corporate Houses For Rent: East 7120 Harris Road. Caledonia
and The Grove Mini (W1/2) of Section 3, apartments available. Schools. $25,000.

Warehouses pursuant Township 20 South, 4420 ON SITE SECURITY. 3BR/2BA 910 Ruffin 662-574-0345.
to said leases is author- Range 17 West, ON SITE MAINTENANCE. Rd. .5 acre lot, window
ized to sell the person- Lowndes County, Mis- 2016 JOHN Deere ON SITE MANAGEMENT. unit a.c. and electric FALL SPECIAL
(Deadlines subject to change.) al property to satisfy thesissippi and more par- 5100E Tractor, 210 24-HOUR CAMERA wall heaters. Fridge/ 1.95 acre lots.
past due rent and other ticularly described as hours. $46,500. SURVEILLANCE. stove/dishwasher. Front Good/bad credit.
For Placing/Canceling charges owed to it by follows: Commencing at
SERVICE Benji @ 662-386-4446 porch. 24x30 shop. 10% down, as low as
Kubota Bush hog avail. Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm. $650/month, $650 de- $299/mo. Eaton Land.
Classified Line Ads: the following tenants: the Southeast corner of
the Southwest Quarter
GET 'ER DONE! 205-329-1790. Sat/Sun by appt only. posit. No HUD, no in- 662-361-7711
We can grind all your
Sunday .................. Thursday 3:00 p.m. Mitchell, Sandreike (SW1/4) of the Southw- stumps. Hard to reach side pets. Contact:
est Quarter (SW1/4) of WANTED TO BUY! 3000, 1, 2, 3 BEDROOM apart- Mobile Homes for Sale 8650
Monday.................... Friday 12:00 p.m. A-5
said Section 3; run
places, blown over ments & townhouses. 2519708 or 3292917.
$180.00 roots, hillsides, back- 3600, 3910, or 3930
Tuesday.................Monday 12:00 p.m. thence North 49 de- yards, pastures. Free Ford with factory p/s
Call for more
Houses For Rent: New Hope
grees 45 minutes West Sale to the Public!
Wednesday ........... Tuesday 12:00 p.m. Mckinley, Julian estimates. You find it, that looks/runs good, 7130 16x80 Single Wide,
A-11 a distance of 432.6 feet we'll grind it! and a drawbar pulled STUDIO APT for rent.
Thursday ........ Wednesday 12:00 p.m. to a point in the center- 662-361-8379 roll-a-bar type hay rake. Newly remodeled.
$9900. Cash Only.
Does need some re-
Sellers, April line of Nashville Ferry 662-328-5248.
Friday .................. Thursday 12:00 p.m. C-17 Road; run thence North
$400/mth rent & dep school, clean, 2BR/
req. Convenient to town 1BA, a/c, gas heat, w/d 662-419-9762.
pairs. Cash Only!! Call
LEGAL NOTICES must be $360.00 45 degrees 40 minutes Tree Services 1860
HAY FOR Sale. Bermud- & CAFB. No hud. No hook up. No pets, no
East along the center-
submitted 3 business days prior to NOW, THEREFORE, no- line of said Nashville
A&T Tree Service agrass sq. Bales, $5, pets. 662-328-2340. HUD. 662-327-2798. Lv DOUBLE WIDE, 28x64.
first publication date Bucket truck & stump 5'x6' rolls, $50. Limed message, available for 2001 3+2. Living room
- tice is hereby given that Ferry Road a distance of removal. Free est. & fertilized per soil Apts For Rent: South 7040
The Grove Mini Ware- 588.7 feet to a point; showing 11/16/18. w/ separate den,
Serving Columbus sample. 662-435-7889. $29,900 includes deliv-
• Please read your ad on the first day of houses liquidation sale run thence North 25 de- since 1987. Senior DOWNTOWN 1BR - This
publication. We accept responsibility will take place at 510 grees 00 minutes East citizen disc. Call Alvin @ Firewood / Fuel 4450 large 1 bedroom apart- Houses For Rent: South 7140 ery and set up! Cash
Only! Must Go! Call
Lehmberg Road, Colum- along said centerline a 242-0324/241-4447 ment has been recently
only for the first incorrect insertion. bus, MS 39702 on distance of 1353.0 feet "We'll go out on a limb FIREWOOD FOR Sale. renovated. It features 2BR/2BA, 2300 sqft, 662-401-1093.
• The Publisher assumes no financial December 4, 2018 at to the intersection of for you!" Various lengths. great natural light, hard- very nice w/ 2 car gar-
responsibility for errors nor for 10:00 A.M. said centerline and the 662-295-2274 wood floors, tall ceil- age, lg back yard. Pets NO CREDIT Check! 4
West right of way of VICKERS TREE ings and access to a need approval. $1,050 Bedroom, 16x80 Single
omission of copy. Liability shall not PUBLISH: 11/15, Mississippi Highway No. shared laundry room. per mo + dep. 662-574- Wide. $5000 down and
exceed the cost of that portion of space 11/22 & 11/29/2018 69; run thence North- Tree trimming and re-
Furniture 4480
$750 rent and $750 de- 7879 or 662-328-8655. $500 month! Only have
one! Call 662-266-
occupied by such error. westerly along said moval. Fully insured. posit. Utilities included.
The following vehicles CORINTHIAN LEATHER 2288.
West right of way of No pets please. Call Houses For Rent: Starkville
• All questions regarding classified ads have been abandoned Mississippi Highway No.
Free estimates. sofas with dual re-
Call Curt 662-418-0889 cliners, new, burgundy, Peter, 662-574-1561.
currently running should be directed to at Jarrett's Towing, Inc. 69 a distance of 530.4 or 662-549-2902 oxblood. Barely used!
7170 Need a
the Classified Department. 5209 Hwy 182 East, feet, more or less to an “A cut above the rest” Purchase price was Apts For Rent: West 7050 2BR/1BA house w/ 2
Columbus, MS. iron pin and the point of
• All ads are subject to the approval of beginning of the herein $2400. Will sell both for acres in county. 3 miles
this paper. The Commercial Dispatch 1966 Ford described tract; run Good Things To Eat 2150 $1800 or $900/$1000 FOR LEASE: 2BR/1BA, from Strk, 5 miles from
sep. Serious inquires Prairie Waters,
MSU South Entrance,
reserves the right to reject, revise, VIN# thence Northwesterly
only. H 662-798-4375 $700/mo, $700 dep.
W/D, carport. SMALL
classify or cancel any advertising at any F10AK772513 along said right of way a Call 662-328-5556.
or C 662-574-0369. dogs ok w/ deposit.
distance of 69.6 feet, NEW RIDE?
time. 1996 GMC more or less, to a point; Great for grad student
or professor. Non-
VIN# run thence North 27 de- Estate Sales 4490 FIND ONE IN THE
Advertisements must be Rentals
1GTEC19R8TE501827 grees 44 minutes West smoking. $700/mo.
along said right of way a 2-FAM. Estate Sale, Utilities not included. CLASSIFIEDS
paid for in advance. 2011 NISSAN distance of 135.6 feet 6149 Oktoc, Stk. Fri, 662-617-5601.
VIN# to an iron pin; run Sat, Sun, 9-5. Antiques
& vintage furn., dishes,
You may cancel at any time during
1N4AL2AP3BC166586 thence South 45 de-
grees 55 minutes West silver, framed art, cook- & Houses Houses For Rent: Other 7180
Autos For Sale 9150
regular business hours and receive a IF THESE VEHICLES ARE a distance of 138.8 feet books, exercise equip.,
collectibles, Christmas 1 Bedrooms 1 ROOM/1BA, Utilities
Included. $450/mo. 1998 ACCORD Coup
NOT CLAIMED THEY to a point; run thence
refund for days not published. WILL BE PUT UP FOR South 45 degrees 50 decor. Cash Only. 2 Bedroooms One person only. Refs EXL, 4cyl, good AC &
Garage Sales: East 4510
3 Bedrooms req. Contact/leave a tires. Runs great, driv-
message for more info: en daily. $1,700. 662-
OF DECEMBER, 2018 tance of 208.3 feet to
4 Lines/6 Days ........................ $19.20 662-328-8655. 312-9173.
AT 10:00 A.M. AT JAR-
an iron pin; run thence
MS. MINNIE's Last Furnished &
4 Lines/12 Days...................... $31.20 North 39 degrees 44
4 Lines/26 Days...................... $46.80 5209 HWY 182 EAST, minutes East a dis- Sale! 3485 Hwy 50 E.- Unfurnished SMALL COTTAGE:
2002 VOLVO S80 T6, 4
door sedan. Good condi-
COLUMBUS, MS. tance of 74.5 feet to Home of the late Mrs. 1BR/1BA, all appl. incl. tion, Michelin radials.
Rate applies to commercial operations the point of beginning Minnie Henson. Fri. 1, 2, & 3 Baths Water, trash, lawn incl. $3950. CASH ONLY!
and merchandise over $1,000. PUBLISH: 11/15, and containing 0.5 acre,
11/22 & 11/29/2018 more or less.
10/16 1p-6p & Sat.
10/17 7a-1p. Rain or Lease, Deposit in lease. Near Stark- 662-889-8914.
SUPER SAVER RATES Shine! Decorative
ville, Columbus & West
& Credit Check Point. No pets.
6 Days ...................................... $12.00 THE FOLLOWING I will convey only such items, dishes, cook-
ware, bed & bath items, App/refs/lease req.
$500/mo. $400 dep.
title as is vested in me
12 Days.................................... $18.00 ABANDONED AT COREY as Trustee. linens, outdoor fur- 662-242-2923.
Over 6 lines is $1 per additional line. HERRING AUTOMOTIVE, niture, cement statues,
1230 GARDNER BLVD, WITNESS MY SIGNA- bird bath, clothing, etc.
Six lines or less, consecutive days. Rate applies to COLUMBUS, MS. TURE, this, the 7th day Apts For Rent: Other 7080 2015 CHEVROLET Equi-
private party ads of non-commercial nature for of November, 2018. Garage Sales: North 4520 nox, tan, 1 owner, 89k
merchandise under $1,000. Must include price in 2001 Chevrolet 1BR/1BA in Historic mi, mostly highway.
Silverado Pickup GREENS: MUSTARD, Downtown Columbus. Bluetooth, backup cam-
ad. 1 ITEM PER AD. No pets, firewood, etc. /s/ W. Stewart
turnips, & collards! All
VIN# Robison, Trustee Chestnut Dr. (Oakdale $550/mo. No pets. era, cloth seats, 25.8
GARAGE SALE RATES 2GCEK19T811304668 you want! 662-356- Park) Sat. 11/17 7a-1p. 662-328-8655. MPG average of life of
6569, 662-251-100, or Furniture, dishes, decor- WATERFRONT 2BR/1BA vehicle. Clean & excel-
4 Lines/1 Day ........................... $9.20 Commercial Dispatch
662-304-7993. 1BR/1BA Loft in Histor- in Hamilton. Direct ac-
IF THESE VEHICLES ARE ROBISON & HOLMES, ations, linens, h/h lent condition.
4 Lines/3 Days ........................$18.00 NOT CLAIMED THEY SOLS. PEEPLES PECANS goods & much more.
ic Downtown Columbus. cess to the TENN-TOM. Asking $12,195.
Available 12/1. $650 Community boat ramp. 662-574-7481.
WILL BE PUT UP FOR 754 Pecan Drive
Price includes 2 FREE Garage Sale signs. Rain PUBLIC SALE ON THE Alison Haygood, Legal Starkville, MS
per month. 662-328- Large deck overlooking
INSIDE SALE. 632 31st 8655.
Guarantee: If it rains the day of your sale, we will 3RD DAY OF DECEM- Assistant to W. Stewart Custom cracking, Ave. N. Apt. 74. Thurs.
water. Updated home COMMERCIAL VAN For
re-run you ad the next week FREE! BER, 2018, AT 10:00 Robison shelling, & blowing your Fri. 5p-7p. Sat.10a-12p DOWNTOWN - 522 11th 1200 sqft. CH/A. Sale: 2005 Ford 150
AM AT COREY HERRING $650/mo + $650 dep. Econo Van. 102k miles.
You must call to request free re-run. Robison & Holmes, pecans. We also sell Clothes, shoes 10-11, Street North - Renov-
Call 662-425-0250 for
AUTOMOTIVE, 1230 PLLC shelled, halved, & toys, computer, dining ated and ready soon; White. $4,300.
FREE SERVICES GARDNER BLVD, Attorneys and Coun- pieces! 662-574-1660. room set, security sys. now taking applications. more info. (662)574-0225.
COLUMBUS, MS. selors at Law 2 beds, 1 bath, Central
Bargain Column Ad must fit in 4 lines (ap- Post Office Drawer H&A, Updated. Mobile Homes for Rent 7250 2013 LEXUS GX460.
proximately 20 characters per line) and will run General Help Wanted 3200 Garage Sales: Caledonia 4540 $450.00/$450.00. 55,700 mi. Exc cond.
Publish: 11/1, 11/8 & 1128
for 3 days. For items $100 or less ONLY. More 11/15/2018 McComb, Mississippi Must have good refer- 3BR/2BA Trailer, New Black exterior, tan interi-
than one item may be in same ad, but prices may Accountant Position - 8610 HWY. 12 E. Past ences. Call Long & or. Sun roof, heated
39649 Columbus Hope school dist.
not total over $100, no relists. IN THE CHANCERY Alan Jones' car lot. Fri. $500/mo & $500 dep. leather seats. New tires
Free Pets Up to 4 lines, runs for 6 days. Telephone: (601) 250- Responsibilities include & Sat. 7a- until. Christ- Long, 662-328-0770.
COURT 2084 A/R, A/P, Payroll, Sales mas decor, Under Ar- Call between 10a-7p. & brakes. $29,900.
Lost & Found Up to 6 lines, ad will run for OF OKTIBBEHA Fax: (601) 684-0566 Tax, Journal Entries, Re- mor clothes, NorthFace
DOWNTOWN: 2BR/1BA, 662-386-4292. 662-574-1697.
6 days. COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI conciliations, Month/ CH&A, 1 story, W/D, NO TEXT MESSAGES.
These ads are taken by e-mail or in person at our jackets, coats, sweat- historic district, 1 block Campers & RVs 9300
Publish: 11/15, 11/22, Year end Closing for
ESTATE OF DEMPSEY J. ers, lots of clothes & from downtown, $625/
office. Ads will not be take by telephone. 11/29 & 12/6/2018 multiple companies. At- misc., furn., & h/h
mo. + $625 dep. NO RENT A fully equipped TOMBIGBEE RV Park,
MILES, DECEASED tention to detail and ac- items. camper w/utilities &
PETS. 662-574-8789. located on Wilkins Wise
0 Legals 4390 Computer Equipment curacy are required. cable from $145/wk - Rd & Waverly Rd. Full
CAUSE NO. 16-260 Building & Remodeling 1120 Send resumes to Peaceful & Quiet area.
4420 Farm Equipment & General Merchandise 4600 $535/month. Colum- Hookups available.
jobs@ FIRST FULL MONTH bus & County School $300/mo. 662-328-
1030 Air Conditioning & Heating 4450 Firewood TIONER REMODELING. Roofing BEDROOM SET- Full size RENT FREE! 1 & 2 Bed- locations. 662-242- 8655 or 662-574-7879.
1060 Appliance Repair (Shingles or Metal) & sleigh bed, dresser w/ room Apts/Townhomes. 7653 or 601-940-1397.
1070 Asphalt & Paving
4460 Flea Markets
4480 Furniture NOTICE TO CREDITORS Roof Repairs, Concrete
seeks FT candidate w/ mirror, chest, & night-
Stove & refrigerator. Five Questions:
Pressure Washing, Car- $335-$600 Monthly. Rooms For Rent 7450
1090 Automotive Services 4510 Garage Sales bookkeeping, payroll ex- stand. $700. Cash Credit check & deposit.
Letters of Administra- pentry & Handyman perience. Accounting de- only! 662-570-4341.
1120 Building & Remodeling Coleman Realty,
1 Utah
4540 General Merchandise tion having been gran- Work. Veteran & Senior gree required, Quick- Leave message. WEST POINT:
1150 Carpeting/Flooring 4570 Household Goods ted on the 5th day of Discounts! 662-397- 662-329-2323. Room - $120/wk.
Books & payroll expert-
1180 Childcare 4630 Lawn & Garden November, 2018, by the 0800, FREE ESTIMATE. ise, Ind. tax prep experi- FLOORMATS FOR Toyota Large Room (priv entr) -
1210 Chimney Cleaning 4660 Merchandise Rentals Chancery Court of Oktib- ence preferred & ability Camry, Two sets. $85. COLEMAN $150/wk. All furnished

2 Sondra,
1240 Contractors beha County, Missis- to work well w/ a vari- Cash only! 662-570- w/ furn, appl, utils &
4690 Musical Instruments sippi, to the under- HOME REPAIRS & CON- RENTALS cable. 662-295-4701.
1250 Computer Services ety of people. Please 4341. Leave msg.
4700 Satellites
Denise, Theo,
signed, upon the es- STRUCTION WORK send resumes to: TOWNHOUSES & APARTMENTS
1270 Electrical 4720 Sporting Goods tate of Dempsey J. WANTED. Carpentry, Blind Box 659 c/o Houses For Sale: Northside
1300 Excavating FULL SIZE mattress set, 1 BEDROOM
4750 Stereos & TV’s Miles, deceased, no- small concrete jobs, Commercial Dispatch new, still in plastic. 8150
1320 Fitness Training 4780 Wanted To Buy tice is hereby given to electrical, plumbing, PO Box 511 $250. Cash Only! 662- 2 BEDROOMS
1330 Furniture Repair & all persons having roof repairs, pressure Columbus, MS 39703
Refinishing 5000 Pets & Livestock claims against said es- washing and mobile
570-4341. Leave msg. 3 BEDROOMS new, 3BR/2BA. 1706 RIDGE Rd. Like
New ap-
5100 Free Pets tate to present the home roof coating and CONTRACTOR SEEKING STARKVILLE HABITAT
1360 General Services pl, 22 ac w/ pond,
same to the Clerk of underpinning. No job LEASE,
© The Dispatch

1380 Housecleaning 5150 Pets experienced carpenter for Humanity ReStore is woods & wildlife. Close
3 “Bob the
said Court for probate too small. 549-7031. with lots of experience. open Saturday, Novem-
1390 Insulation 5200 Horses/Cattle/Livestock and registration accord- Please call: DEPOSIT to CAFB. Frontage on 2
roads. $249,000.
ber 17, 8-11 AM. Loc-
1400 Insurance 5250 Pet Boarding/Grooming ing to law, within ninety
5300 Supplies/Accessories (90) days from this SUGGS CONSTRUCTION
662-570-9464 for info. ated at 1632 Rockhill AND 662-418-8077.
1410 Interior Decorators Road in Starkville.
1440 Jewelry/Watch Repair 5350 Veterinarians date, or they will be Building, remodeling, THE COMMERCIAL Dis- Come by for bargains on CREDIT CHECK
forever barred. metal roofing, painting patch is seeking a 2622 CANTERBURY-
1470 Lawn Care/Landscaping 5400 Wanted To Buy furniture, appliances,
4 J.K.
& all home repairs. Quiet settled neighbor-
1500 Locksmiths 6000 Financial WITNESS our signa- 662-242-3471
mechanically-minded in- building materials, and
dividual to work in its more. 662-329-2323 hood just minutes from

1530 Machinery Repair 6050 Business Opportunity tures ON THIS THE 5th pressroom. Applicants everything. 3 beds/2
1560 Mobile Home Services day of November, 2018. must be comfortable baths, many updates.
6100 Business Opportunity Tom Hatcher, LLC Sporting Goods 4720 Very spacious on
1590 Moving & Storage Wanted working around heavy 2411 HWY 45 N
CARRIE MILES, Custom Construction, machinery, adhering to ED SANDERS Gunsmith grounds to be envied.
1620 Painting & Papering Restoration, Remodel- COLUMBUS, MS
5 Epée, foil,
6120 Check Cashing Administratrix of the Es- tight deadlines and Minutes from hospital.
1650 Pest Control 6150 Insurance tate of Dempsey J. ing, Repair, Insurance must have an eye for
Open for season! 9-5, REDUCED to $135,000.
1680 Plumbing claims. 662-364-1769. Tues-Fri & 9-12, Sat.
6200 Loans Miles, detail & quality. Flexible Over 50 years experi- Commercial Property For Call Long & Long @
1710 Printing by and through Attorney Licensed & Bonded hours are a must. Email ence! Repairs, cleaning, Rent 7100 662-328-0770, 662-
6250 Mortgages Walter Alan Davis 574-3903.
1740 Roofing & Guttering 6300 Stocks & Bonds resume to refinishing, scopes
1770 Saws & Lawn Mowers Excavating 1300 mounted & zeroed, COMMERCIAL PROPER-
6350 Business for Sale Of Counsel: or drop resumes off at
1780 Sitting with Elderly/Sick handmade knives. TIES/Retail/Office
7000 Rentals Clay gravel, fill clay, & 516 Main St, Located: Hwy 45 Alt, Spaces starting @
1790 Stump Removal Dunbar Davis, PLLC Columbus, MS 39701. North of West Point,
7050 Apartments top soil for sale! Easy $285/mo. Downtown &
1800 Swimming Pools Attorneys at Law No phone calls please. turn right on Yokahama East Columbus loca-
7100 Commercial Property 324 Jackson Avenue access off 82 East.
1830 Tax Service Can load and deliver. Blvd, 8mi & turn left on tions. 662-435-4188.
1860 Tree Service 7150 Houses East FULL TIME EMPLOYEE
Oxford, MS 38655 Stokes Excavation: Darracott Rd, will see
1890 Upholstery 7180 Hunting Land 662-689-0089 NEEDED. SOME MECH- sign, 2.5mi ahead shop OFFICE SPACE: 2,000
(662) 281-0001
1910 Welding 7190 Land for Rent/Lease ANICAL KNOWLEDGE, on left. 662-494-6218. square feet. 294
LIFTING & DELIVERY OF Chubby Dr. Flexible leas-
7200 Mobile Homes PUBLISH: 11/8, 11/15 EQUIPMENT. APPLY IN ing terms. Available
2000 Announcements 7250 Mobile Home Spaces & 11/22/2018
General Services 1360 Business Opportunity 6050 now. 662-328-8254.
2050 Card of Thanks 7300 Office Spaces MAN RENTALS, INC. ON
2150 Good Things To Eat SALE VILLE. Columbus: 411 Main Columbus Office, Retail,
7400 River Property $25 per hour
2200 In Memorial Chords, Scales, Modes St. Office, Retail, Res- Restaurant Space avail-
7450 Rooms WHEREAS, on April 27, Noweta's Green Thumb taurant Space available. able. Call 662-328-
2250 Instruction & School & more! Call Jimbo @ is accepting applica-
7500 Storage & Garages 2007, Kimberly Roby 662-364-1687 Call 423-333-1124. 8655 or 662-574-7879.
2300 Lost & Found a/k/a Kimberly Renee tions for 2 positions:
7520 Vacation Rentals If no answer leave delivery personnel &
2350 Personals 7550 Wanted to Rent Johnson and Theodis voicemail or text. Apts For Rent: Other 7080
Roby, Jr., husband and general help. Driver
2400 Special Notices 7600 Waterfront Property must know the area &
2600 Travel/Entertainment wife, executed a Deed NEED HOLIDAY HELP?
of Trust to W. Stewart have good driving his-
8000 Real Estate Personal Assistant for tory. Apply in person @
3000 Employment 8050 Commercial Property Robison, Trustee for Jim hire! SKILLS: Home De- 1325 Main St.
3050 Clerical & Office Walter Homes, Inc., Be- cor; Staging; Shopping;
8100 Farms & Timberland neficiary, which Deed of M-F, 3-5 & SAT, 9-1.
3100 Data Processing/ Computer Driver; Childcare, etc. No phone calls.
8150 Houses - Northside Trust is recorded in Dependable, Punctual,
3150 Domestic Help

8200 Houses - East Land Deed of Trust & Discreet. Please call
3170 Engineering 8250 Houses - New Hope Book 2007, at Page 662-352-4460. Antiques 4060
3200 General Help Wanted 8300 Houses - South 16784, in the office of
the Chancery Clerk of CHRISTMAS OPEN
3250 Management Positions 8350 Houses - West RETAINER WALL, drive-
3300 Medical/Dental Lowndes County, Mis- way, foundation, con-
8450 Houses - Caledonia sissippi; Magnolia Antique Mall

3350 Opportunity Information crete, masonry restora-
8500 Houses - Other tion, remodeling, base- Sat., Nov. 17, 2018
3400 Part-Time 8520 Hunting Land AND WHEREAS, this ment foundation, re- 10am-5pm
3450 Positions Wanted Deed of Trust was ulti- pairs, small dump truck 302 Alabama St.
8550 Investment Property
3500 Professional mately assigned to The hauling (5-6 yd) load &
8600 Lots & Acreage Bank of New York Mel- Bargain Column 4180
3550 Restaurant/Hotel demolition/lot cleaning.
8650 Mobile Homes lon, as Indenture Trust- Burr Masonry
3600 Sales/Marketing 8700 Mobile Home Spaces ee, for Mid-State Capit- 662-242-0259. SHOTGUN/RIFLE carry- to place an ad in the
3650Trades 8750 Resort Property al Corporation 2010-1 ing case, has pockets
3700Truck Driving 8800 River Property Trust, by instrument re- for ammo, etc. Never
corded in Book 2018, at WORK WANTED: used $15. Call 662-
4000 Merchandise 8850 Wanted to Buy Page 21135-21140, in Licensed & Bonded-car- 244-5861.
4030 Air Conditioners 8900 Waterfront Property the office of the Chan- pentry, painting, & de-
4060 Antiques cery Clerk aforesaid; WICKER BASSINET w/
9000 Transportation molition. Landscaping,
casters & folding legs,
4090 Appliances 9050 Auto Accessories/Parts gutters cleaned, bush
AND WHEREAS, default hogging, clean-up work, $8. Pictionary Game,
4120 Auctions
4150 Baby Articles
9100 Auto Rentals & Leasing
9150 Autos for Sale
having been made in
payment of the in-
pressure washing, mov-
ing help & furniture
$4. Two PC copiers, one
never used, $20 for How else are you
4180 Bargain Column both. 662-244-5861.
4210 Bicycles
9200 Aviation
9250 Boats & Marine
debtedness secured by
said Deed of Trust, and
repair. 662-242-3608
going to sell that
4240 Building Materials the holder of the note Camera Equipment 4300
4250 Burial Plots
9300 Camper/R.V.’s
9350 Golf Carts
and Deed of Trust hav-
ing requested the under-
Lawn Care / Landscaping
FUNLUX 4-Channel NVR
stuff in your
4270 Business Furniture & 1470
9400 Motorcycles/ATVs
9450 Trailers/Heavy Equipment
signed Trustee so to do,
I will on the 13th day of JESSE & BEVERLY'S
Security System. New,
still in box. Will include
4300 Camera Equipment 9500 Trucks, Vans & Buses December, 2018, offer LAWN SERVICE. Mow- separate LenYes Secur-
4330 Clothing for sale at public outcry ing, cleanup, landscap- ity Lighbulb Camera as
9550 Wanted to Buy and sell during legal ing, sodding, & tree cut- well, $125. Call
4360 Coins & Jewelry
hours between the ting. 356-6525. 205-246-8704.
hours of 11:00 A.M.