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Copes’ wife says twin accusers had
behavioral problems at Palmer Home
Kara Copes: ‘We had nothing to hide’ They were ter-
minated from
who is not named in the indict-
ment — said Seth Copes had
that child had dreamed of Seth
Copes touching her and that “it
their positions in touched them inappropriately hurts.”
By ISABELLE ALTMAN charged after more than a year
ialtman@cdispatch.com 2013 after twin multiple times while they were Under oath Thursday, Kara
of a strained relationship with
sister under their living with the couple at Palm- Copes said the witness came to
one of the two alleged victims. care alleged Seth er Home and he thought they
Editor’s note: The following Kara Copes, 42, is married her and told her she thought it
Copes abused were asleep. The witness not re- might not have been a dream,
report includes details of alleged to Seth Copes, 45, who is cur- them in 2006 lated to the twins testified she leading Kara Copes to bring all
sexual battery of children. rently standing trial in Lown- when the twins Copes had told Kara Copes about the
des County Circuit Court for nine girls living in the home at
were 8 years old. alleged abuse shortly after it
The wife of a former Palm- two counts of sexual battery. the time — including her own
Throughout the trial, which happened in 2008 and that Kara
er Home employee accused of The couple was employed as began Tuesday, three witness- Copes told her she was dream- biological daughters — into
sexually abusing children testi- house parents at Palmer Home es — including a 21-year-old ing. A behavior incident report one room to ask if anyone else
fied Thursday her husband was for Children from 2006-13. not related to the twins and authored by Kara Copes said See Trial, 6A

Fresh face
Breaking ground at Annunciation recommended
as new airport
fixed-base
operator
Jared Rabren, 25, now
serves at operations
manager at Starkville’s
Bryan Field
By Zack Plair
zplair@cdispatch.com

Jared Rabren may
only be 25, but inter-
estingly enough his
experience helped
land him a shot at a
contract to run the
Columbus-Lowndes
Airport.
The airport’s Rabren
board of directors
Annunciation Catholic School Principal Joni House speaks at the school’s groundbreaking ceremony for its new
Mary Pollitz/Dispatch Staff
unanimously select- Inside
n OUR VIEW:
building Thursday afternoon. ACS started construction on the 15,000 square-foot building, which will house six ed Rabren as the New life for
new classrooms, labs, library and administrative offices. facility’s next fixed- a struggling
base operator (FBO) airport.

New school building to accommodate growth Thursday afternoon,
after they heard pre-
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sentations from two men who want-
ed the gig.
15,000 square-foot Now, McConnell sits on the
school’s building committee, which
have on this campus and how much
the school is growing,” McConnall Rabren has worked as operations
manager for Bryan Field, the mu-
facility should be worked with contractors and archi-
tects for the school’s next expan-
said. “I think it’s something every-
body is going to be proud of.” nicipal airport in Starkville, for the
complete by fall 2019 sion. During the groundbreaking The school originally opened past year. Before that, he worked
stints as a mechanic at the Cleve-
ceremony Thursday afternoon, Mc- as St. Mary’s Catholic School for
BY MARY POLLITZ land Airport in Bolivar County and
Connell said the 15,000 square-foot children in grades K-5. By 1993,
mpollitz@cdispatch.com a lineman at the Greenwood-Leflore
building, which will add six new the school’s name changed as an
Airport. He holds a degree in avia-
classrooms, will be the new face of extension of Annunciation Cath-
Kyle McConnell still remembers tion management from Delta State
ACS. olic Church. Since 2011, ACS has
sitting in the first grade classroom University, a commercial pilot’s li-
“It’s going to sit out here on the doubled its enrollment with 215 stu-
cense and his working to become a
of Annunciation Catholic School the street, and everybody is going to go dents in grades Pre-K-8.
certified flight instructor.
year it opened in 1963. by and see what a nice footprint we See Annunciation, 6A “My age will definitely be a factor
for some people, and I’m prepared
for that,” Rabren told The Dispatch
after Thursday’s meeting. “For this
position, though, I believe it’s going

Crawford man charged with shooting into dwelling to prove more of a help than a hin-
drance.”
As FBO, Rabren would have
an independent contractor lease
Alleged incident occurred after altercation at family member’s birthday party for the airport that Columbus and
Lowndes County jointly own. He
DISPATCH STAFF REPORT Jamie Quartez Hubbard, 22, was the home. Witnesses said the home would be responsible for day-to-
arrested after LCSO responded to was occupied by four adults and two day operations and upkeep at the
A Crawford man is accused of a shots-fired call at 71 Sugar Hill children at the time of the incident, facility, including keeping the grass
shooting into an occupied dwelling, Road in Crawford Tuesday. Depu- which occurred shortly before 11 mowed and making sure aviation
according to the Lowndes County ties found a front window broken p.m. fuel and other services are available
Sheriff’s Office. and evidence of two shots fired into See arrest, 3A Hubbard See RAbren, 3A

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Friday
Say What?
Did you hear? “They should have never scored the touchdown in the first place.”
Trump’s ex-lawyer Cohen East Mississippi Community College linebacker Untareo Johnson,
talking about a stop on Garden City C.C.’s two-point conversion
that ultimately was the difference in a 10-9 victory in the national
admits lying about Russian deal title game. Coverage, 1-2B.

Cohen said he lied to be consistent
with Trump’s ‘political messaging’
The Associated Press and possible coordination
FBI: Man confessed to 90
WASHINGTON
President Donald Trump’s

with the Trump campaign.
Cohen acknowledged con-
sidering traveling to Mos-
killings in effort to move prisons
former lawyer Michael cow to discuss the project.
Man was convicted in
Cohen confessed in a sur-
prise guilty plea that he
There is no clear link in
the court filings between 2014 of killing three
Suspected killer confesses to 5 Miss. deaths
lied to Congress about a Cohen’s lies and Mueller’s The Associated Press
Moscow real estate deal
he pursued on Trump’s
central question of wheth-
er the Trump campaign
women in separate JACKSON — Five Mississippi homicides are linked to a man sus-
behalf during the heat of
the 2016 Republican cam-
colluded with Russia. And attacks in Los Angeles pected in dozens of deaths.
nothing said in court on The FBI’s Violent Criminal Apprehension Program says Samuel Lit-
paign. He said he lied to be Thursday, or in associated County in the 1980s tle has confessed to killings in Gulfport, Jackson and Pascagoula.
consistent with Trump’s court filings, addressed Harrison County Sheriff Troy Peterson says Little is charged with
“political messaging.” whether Trump or his By DAVID WARREN killing Alice Taylor and Tracy Johnson, friends found strangled to
The plea agreement aides had directed Cohen The Associated Press
death in 1992. Taylor was found Gulfport, while Johnson was found
made clear that prose- to mislead Congress. three weeks later in Saucier.
cutors believe that while Still, the case under- DALLAS — A 78-year-old inmate
Peterson says Little is also charged with killing 36-year-old Julia
Trump insisted repeatedly scores how Trump’s busi- who says he killed about 90 people
Critchfield, found strangled in 1978 in a Saucier dirt pit.
throughout the campaign ness entity, the Trump as he moved around the country
Little has also confessed to killing Melinda Lapree of Pascagoula,
that he had no business Organization, was negoti- for nearly four decades offered his
found dead in a Gautier cemetery ditch in 1982.
dealings in Russia, his ating business in Moscow confessions as a bargaining chip to
Finally, Little confessed to killing a 16-year-old male in Jackson in
lawyer was continuing to when investigators believe be moved from a California prison,
1984, but authorities have yet to match a name to that confession.
pursue the Trump Tower authorities say.
Russians were meddling
Moscow project weeks af- The FBI said in a statement
on his behalf in the 2016 ber to face charges in the 1994 kill- isiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio
ter his boss had clinched Tuesday that Samuel Little offered
election, and that associ- ing of a woman in Odessa. and Texas.
the Republican nomina- the deal in exchange for being
ates of the president were
moved from California State Prison Little was convicted in 2014 of A Texas Ranger, James Holland,
tion for president and well mining Russian connec-
in Los Angeles County, but it didn’t killing three women in separate at- traveled to California earlier this
beyond the point that had tions during the race.
say why he requested the transfer, tacks in Los Angeles County in the year to interview Little about the
been previously acknowl- Trump, who’s in Argen-
where he asked to go or whether 1980s, and prosecutors said during 1994 Odessa killing. That interview
edged. tina for the Group of 20
his offer was accepted. It did say his trial that he was likely respon- resulted in a series of confessions
Cohen said he dis- summit, on Friday blasted
that Little, who is in poor health and sible for at least 40 killings since and near daily discussions “to cre-
cussed the proposal with the investigation in which
relies on a wheelchair, will likely 1980. Authorities at the time were ate the most accurate accounting
Trump on multiple occa- Cohen pleaded guilty. In
sions and with members of stay in jail until his death in Texas, looking for possible links to deaths possible of Little’s crimes,” accord-
a tweet, Trump recalled
where he was brought in Septem- in Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Lou- ing to the FBI statement.
the president’s family, ac- “happily living my life” as a
cording to documents filed developer before running
by special counsel Robert for president after seeing
Mueller, who is investigat- the “Country going in the
ing Russian interference wrong direction (to put it
in the presidential election mildly).” Area obituaries
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TIGER CUB ACCOMPLISHMENT

Courtesy photo
Members of the Heritage Academy Tiger Cub Scouts recently earned their Bobcat Badges along with completing
their first Community Impact Project. The Scouts assembled, painted and installed birdhouses in trees around
Crown Park at the Soccer Complex. HA Tiger Den members are, from left: James Golden, son of Wes and Adri-
enne Golden; Michael Bailey Trout, son of Greg and Kelly Trout; Arthur Phillips, son of Stuart and Kallie Phillips;
Rhett Galjour, son of Chris and Morgan Galjour; Carter Hutchins, son of Wiley and Courtney Hutchins; Jack
Blalock, son of Allan and Ashley Blalock; Tom Whitaker, son of Robert and Macaulay Whitaker; Cline Pittman, son
of Michael and Kerri Pittman; Barrett Spears, son of Jason and Paige Spears. Not pictured Kendall Edwards, son
of Kenny and Pinkie Edwards.

Rabren
Continued from Page 1A
to pilots. In return, Rabren could set pric- minimum 5,000 feet needed to support jet
es for fuel and other services and keep traffic, though he said Federal Aviation
the profits. Administration grants would almost cer-
He would replace Claude Hendrick- tainly have to fund that.
son, who served as FBO for four years. Now, the airport supports mostly
The airport board rescinded his lease in small, single-engine, aircraft.
October after multiple complaints he let But speaking with The Dispatch,
the aviation fuel tank sit empty for long Rabren said he sees Columbus-Lowndes,
periods and that he was often not accessi- at least in the short-term, taking the most
ble at the airport. advantage of what it already has.
The city council and county board “I would like to see this place become
of supervisors must ratify the airport a general aviation hub,” he said. “Not just
board’s recommendation for Rabren to a fuel stop. Something more.”
officially become the new FBO. Those Part of that will come from rebuilding
decisions are expected in mid-December. a sense of community among pilots who
“I was most impressed with his presen- rent hangar space, he added. To start that
tation,” said airport board chairman Jeff process, he plans to hold a town hall-style
Smith, who also serves as meeting with them after he comes on-
District 4 Lowndes Coun- board.
ty supervisor. “He’s young “I want to let these guys tell me what
and he looks eager to take they need,” Rabren said.
on a bigger challenge. Jar-
ed has experience working Other proposals
at a very successful airport
Andy Owens, 54, of Columbus, a long-
(in Starkville), and I’m
time pilot who keeps a plane at the airport,
hopeful he will bring that Smith
also presented to the board Thursday.
same success and energy
He asked only for $40,000 annually
to Columbus-Lowndes.”
from public funds and his presentation fo-
Rabren asking for $48,000 in public
cused almost exclusively on meticulously
money as part of his lease agreement,
keeping the grounds rebuilding pilot mo-
which is $8,000 more than what Hen-
rale.
drickson was allotted. He also wants to
Russell Sheffield, a Columbus busi-
inspect the fuel tanks before signing the
nessman, submitted a written proposal
lease agreement.
asking for $72,000 annually from city/
He’s requested giving Starkville at
county sources — which is more than
least a month’s notice of his departure be-
the entire annual public budget for the
fore coming to Columbus.
airport.
“Excited is definitely the word for
But when it came time for Sheffield to
this,” he told The Dispatch. “It hadn’t
present before the board Thursday, he
quite hit me yet that the board selected
my proposal. I’m pumped.” had left. Instead, he sent an
endorsement text to board
member and Columbus
‘Good bones’ but a bad reputation Chief Operations Officer
Rabren, in his proposal to the airport David Armstrong explain-
board, said the local facility has “good ing his departure.
bones” but one big problem. “Pull my proposal,” the
“The biggest issue here is reputation,” text said. “I’m for Jared
he said. “It’s hard to get fuel here. It’s Rabren.” Armstrong
hard to get service here. So pilots have “I’ve never seen that
stopped coming here. I can tell you that happen before,” Armstrong told his fellow
for fact because we’ve been taking a lot board members after he read the text.
of business from you over in Starkville.”
To stop that, he plans to move to Co-
lumbus and become the face of the local A consultant to the process
airport as someone who works there full- Rabren also earned the endorsement
time. He said he would hire part-time la- of Rick Milburn, who attended Thurs-
bor to help with grass cutting and other day’s meeting to offer his consulting ser-
day-to-day operations as needed. vices.
Rabren also plans to sublet the air- Milburn, who now lives in West Point,
port’s maintenance hangar rather than has 40 years of aviation management ex-
try to hire a staff mechanic. He told the perience, working in the private sector
airport board he had tentatively agreed for three aviation companies in Illinois —
with Robert Sorrels of Starkville-based including in sales, service and appraisals.
Circle S Aviation on a sublease for the The retired Milburn said he wasn’t in-
hangar from which the company would terested in being FBO but would be will-
provide mechanic services and flight in- ing to contract his consulting services
struction. Under that agreement, Circle S to either the airport board or the FBO
would remain based in Starkville, Rabren selected. He sat in on the presentations
said, and simply expand its operations. Thursday and offered, free of charge, his
If that agreement falls through, opinion of both Owens’ and Rabren’s pro-
Rabren said, he would seek another party posals before the selection vote.
for the sublease. “This is a tough business,” Milburn
Rabren addressed the need for more, told the board. “(Any FBO) is dealing
and updated, hangar space from the with a lot of dollars (in expenses) and
27-plane capacity at Columbus-Lowndes. very little profit margin. I believe I can
He also noted he would support efforts to help the airport authority or the FBO
extend the now 4,500-foot runway to the with my expertise.”

Arrest
Continued from Page 1A
According to the LCSO, witnesses said Hubbard had an altercation with one of
the occupants during a family member’s birthday party. Hubbard went outside and
returned with a gun. As occupants tried to block Hubbard from entering, Hubbard
broke out the front window of the home and fired shots. No one was injured in the
shooting.
LCSO said deputies found Hubbard on hiding under a bed at his home at 71
Malone St. in Crawford on Wednesday and placed him under arrest.
Hubbard is being held in Lowndes County Adult Detention Center where he
If you don’t read The Dispatch, how are you gonna know?
awaits his bond to be set.
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New life for a
struggling airport
Pending approval by the Columbus City Council and
the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors, the Colum-
bus-Lowndes Airport will be “under new management,” as
the saying goes.
The airport board unanimously chose Jared Rabren
to serve as the facility’s fixed-based operator (FBO) on
Thursday, and it’s easy to see why.
Rabren checked every box. He is young (25), but well
trained (he holds a degree in aviation management from
Delta State) and experienced (he currently works as oper-
ations manager at Bryan Field in Starkville and previously
worked as an airplane mechanic and lineman at two other
regional airports).
Rabren brought with him an extensive business plan
and was not shy about requesting an additional $8,000 in
funds he said was necessary to implement his plans.
As FBO, Rabren would have an independent contractor
lease for the airport that Columbus and Lowndes Coun-
ty jointly own. He would be responsible for day-to-day
operations and upkeep at the facility, including keeping Mississippi voices
the grass mowed and making sure aviation fuel and other
services were available to pilots. In return, Rabren could
set prices for fuel and other services, from which he can
keep the profits.
Rural Mississippians deserve internet service
The local airport has struggled through a revolv- Ask any elected ally in the dark. Rural to their people and many more
ing-door of FBOs since the Taloney family, which had op- official in Mississippi people had no electric- have conducted studies to look
erated as FBO for two decades, gave up the position. The if people living in ity, cooked on wood into the idea. Sadly, a 1942 state
board hopes that Rabren will not only arrest that decline, rural areas deserve stoves, washed clothes law is handcuffing them from
but make the airport viable. the same quality of on scrub boards, providing internet service. This
While the airport has struggled to find its niche in the life as people living hand-pumped water summer, the statewide associa-
aviation field, local government has faced a financial para- in cities and you will from wells and studied tion of electric cooperatives voted
dox -- It would cost more to close the airport than to keep it probably get a quick by candlelight. Out of unanimously to ask legislators to
open, even at a bare-bones level. The city and county share “yes” but, that isn’t pure determination, change that law. This is a simple
the $70,000 annual cost of the FBO contract, but if they what current state Mississippi creat- fix that could save our rural com-
chose to close the airport, they would have to return poten- policy says. Internet ed the model that munities, keep our children and
tially millions of dollars the airport has received in federal service has become a electrified America. grandchildren home and change
grants over the years. necessity for modern Brandon Presley In 1934, a group of the future of our state.
Rabren’s job will be to mend relationships with local life, but far too many citizens gathered in Earlier in November, the as-
pilots who use the airport as well as develop new services Mississippians live in McPeters Furniture sociation of electric cooperatives
to transform the airport from its current de facto role as a the “digital dark,” lacking access Store in Corinth and decided to presented the “Mississippi Broad-
refueling stop to a legitimate general aviation facility. to affordable, reliable internet do whatever it took to “bring the band Enabling Act” to legislators.
It is likely to be a difficult job and profit margins are service. Because they lack inter- lights” to rural Alcorn County. This proposed change in state
likely to be small, but Rabren appears to have all the cre- net service, many of our people They formed Alcorn Electric law does not take one penny from
dentials necessary for the challenges that await. cannot compete for jobs, take Power Association, the very first the state treasury and doesn’t
For too long now, the Lowndes County Airport has been online courses, access telehealth electric cooperative in the coun- prohibit any other telecommuni-
an obligation. services or even simply browse try. The idea quickly spread and cations company from providing
Rabren’s job will be to make it an asset. the internet. the people of Pontotoc, Lee and internet service anywhere. The
We wish him well. Mississippi has lost population Prentiss Counties came together proposed law gives rural Missis-
over the past several years and we to fix the lack of electricity in sippi a chance to get the internet
have learned recently that millen- their communities and soon the service they desperately need
nials are leaving Mississippi at a rest of America followed. Presi- and it un-cuffs the hands of the
Letter to the editor faster pace than any other state. dent Franklin Delano Roosevelt electric cooperatives to improve
Young people will not stay in a modeled parts of the New Deal the quality of life of their people.

Voice of the people place where they are unplugged on what was called “The Corinth
from the rest of the world because Experiment.” Rural America got
they lack internet service. If you electricity thanks to Mississippi.
It is no mandate and asks for no
money. It is an example of free
market competition.
Who’s light idea was this? doubt this is an issue, drive by Fixing our own problems is in Rural Mississippians deserve
I don’t go through this intersection very often but I fail your local fast food restaurant the DNA of Mississippians. In the same quality of life as anyone
to see the need for the new traffic light at Ridge Road and and take a look at people sitting in 2018, we should use the same else. I hope passing the “Mis-
Highway 12 when there are a couple of other intersections their cars doing homework using Mississippi spirit that brought sissippi Broadband Enabling
that I do go through often which, in my opinion, have a se- wireless internet provided by the electricity to rural households to Act” will be a top priority for the
rious need for a traffic light. The Ridge Road and Highway business. The lack of affordable, bring high-speed internet service Legislature in 2019. Improving
12 intersection is simple with a 3 way stop: you stop, you reliable and adequate internet ser- to rural people. the quality of life in our rural
go, you stop, you go. What’s the problem? Now these two vice in Mississippi is a crisis and In every state bordering Mis- areas should be a top priority
other intersections are a noticeable problem: Fifth Street is one that we had better fix, if we sissippi, and across the nation, for Democrats, Republicans and
North and Willowbrook (by Chris’s Pharmacy). Certain want our children and grandchil- electric cooperatives owned by everyone in between. It is time to
times of the day you wait and wait. And wait and wait. dren to stay here. the people, are bringing afford- bring high-speed internet service
There are three schools and a hospital nearby, go figure. In the 1930s, electricity was to able, high-speed internet service to every dirt and dusty road in
Next is Bluecutt and Leigh Drive (behind the hospital), rural people what high-speed in- to their members. Fiber-to-the- Mississippi. It is time to bring ru-
which has basically the same problem. A light here would ternet service is today. Back then, home internet service through ral Mississippi out of the “digital
also break up the flow of traffic, making it easier for every- electricity was changing lives and rural electric cooperatives is hap- dark.”
one up and down this road access onto Bluecutt easier. I opening opportunities for those pening in almost every state, but Brandon Presley is the Chair-
don’t understand why this is difficult to understand. who had it and rapidly closing Mississippi. Currently, several man of the Public Service Com-
Bobby Perry the door on those did not. At that electric cooperatives in our state mission and represents the state’s
Columbus time, rural Mississippi was liter- want to provide internet service northern 33 counties.

Mississippi voices

Real debate is lacking on college campuses
Colleges and gender, ethnicity, or opinions that were different According to student regula- Open discussions and free
universities are sup- sexual orientation, from their professors. tions, “words, behavior, and/ exchange of divergent ideas
posed to be places and every other The problem extends be- or actions which inflict mental are becoming rare on college
where curiosity box the Depart- yond professors. The students or emotional distress on others campuses. When there are
is developed and ments of Diversity who hold those majority views and/or disrupt the educational open discussions,” it is gen-
intellectual debate and Inclusion can on many campuses often don’t environment at Delta State erally limited to “discussing”
in encouraged. But check appear to want debate either. Fifty-nine University” could possibly “sub- why conservatives are wrong,
with each passing have little inter- percent of students agreed that ject violators to appropriate hateful, and bigoted. Such dis-
day, it appears that est in diversity of a college “should forbid people disciplinary action, including cussions are purposely one way
the debate part thought. However, from speaking on campus who suspension and expulsion.” and dialogue is not permitted.
of the equation is the issue isn’t that have a history of engaging in This leads to many other For more than a century, the
limited in favor of most professors are hate speech.” I certainly don’t questions. What causes mental American university system
indoctrination, or at Brett Kittredge liberal; that alone know anyone who condones and emotional distress among was considered the best in the
a minimum, silence. is not the problem. hate speech, assuming they college students? Seeing as world for providing a classical
Most people, The issue is that can define it, but when the how traumatized many stu- liberal undergraduate edu-
regardless of their political everyone must conform to subjectivity is left to college dents were after the election of cation. Students received a
leanings, understand the ideo- those “preferred” beliefs. Or, at administrators, we are often Donald Trump in 2016, is it safe well-rounded worldview and
logical beliefs of college pro- a minimum, pressure is put on left with anything right-of-cen- to assume that a Trump sign, were prepared for success in
fessors. One 2016 survey from students to keep their differing ter being classified as “hate t-shirt, or a Make America life, regardless of their person-
Econ Journal Watch showed opinions to themselves. At least speech.” A smaller minority, Great Again hat would cause al philosophy on civil society
liberal professors outnumber that is how college students 33 percent of college students, serious distress for a young and government. For the sake
conservatives by a ratio of 12 feel. believe that physical violence is student who has never had his/ of our future generations, we
to 1. Business and economic In a recent survey of full- justified in preventing speakers her political views questioned? must reclaim our universities
schools tend to have a narrow- time undergraduate students who espouse such “minority” While you and I may find from this liberal high jacking.
er margin, though they still by McLaughlin & Associates views. Even if it is a smaller this patently illogical and an We must demand that students
lean left, while social sciences on behalf of Yale’s William F. percentage, 33 percent is still a illegitimate cause for emotional have the right to express them-
and humanities are even more Buckley, Jr. Program, a major- worrying number. distress, these are the consid- selves freely, no matter how
liberal than the median. The ity, 52 percent, said professors Simply put, free speech is erations we face when a school unpopular such expressions
same survey showed liberals in often use class time to express not winning on college campus- has speech codes. Ironically, may be.
history departments outnum- their social or political beliefs es like it should. Also troubling, at a place where whole depart- Brett Kittredge is the Director
ber conservatives 34 to 1. None completely unrelated to the 38 percent of students favor ments are created in the name of Marketing and Communica-
of this is surprising. subject of the class. And 53 speech codes, like those at of diversity, a majoritarian mob tions for Mississippi Center for
The same schools that pride percent said they often “felt Delta State University in Cleve- of professors and students may Public Policy, the state’s non-par-
themselves on diversity of race, intimidated” in sharing ideas land, that restrict free speech. prevent minority expressions. tisan, free-market think tank.
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Obituaries
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Curtis Stewart Oscar Jordan Rhea Collins James Chandler great-grandchildren. and Kirk Dickerson.
COLUMBUS — Cur- STARKVILLE — Os- AMORY — Rhea WEST POINT — Pallbearers will be Memorials may be
tis Stewart, 67, died car Van Jordan, 65, died Jeffreys Collins, 88, James Eddie Chandler, Steve Fondren, Wil made to French Camp
Nov. 21, 2018, at Vine- Nov. 24, 2018, in Tupelo. died Nov. 28, 2018, in 88, died Nov. 16, 2018, Fondren, Mike John- Academy, 1 Fine Place,
yard Court Services will be Amory. at South Suburban son, Johnny McReyn- French Camp, MS
Nursing at 2 p.m. Saturday at Services will be at 11 Hospital in Hazel Crest, olds, Jason Peterson 39745.
Home. East Sand Creek M.B. a.m. Saturday at Cleve- Illinois.
Services Church. Burial will fol- land-Moffett Funeral Services will be at 11 If you had no idea
will be low at Blair Cemetery. Home with Marshall a.m. Saturday at New what to get her for
at 2 p.m. Visitation will be from Eubanks officiating. Covenant M.B. Church Valentine’s Day...
Saturday at noon-6 p.m. Friday at A Committal Service in Mantee with the Rev.
New Zion West Memorial Funeral will follow at 2 p.m. at Herbert Ivy. Burial will Imagine how
Stewart overwhelming
Pilgrim Home. West Memorial Concord Cemetery in follow at Dixie Com-
Baptist Funeral Home is in Bruce. Visitation will munity Cemetery in arranging her funeral
Church with the Rev. charge of arrangements. be two hours prior to Woodland. Visitation would be.
Christopher Wriley He is survived by his services at the funeral will be from 3-6 p.m. Give her the perfect gift, make pre-arrangements as a
officiating. Burial will daughters, Mary Ann home. Cleveland-Mof- Friday at Carter’s Mor- couple with Lowndes Funeral Home & Crematory.
follow at the church Riley, Luzonia Carter fett Funeral Home is tuary Services Chapel.
cemetery. Visitation and Roxanne Sparks; in charge of arrange- Carter’s Mortuary Call today for an appointment (662) 328-1808.
will be from noon-6 sons, Phillip Blair, Felix ments. Services is in charge of
p.m. Friday at Carter’s Blair and Robert Carter; Mrs. Collins was arrangements.
Funeral Services. Car- sisters, Karen Fields, born Aug. 11, 1930, in Mr. Chandler was
ter’s Funeral Services Joyce James, Helen Jor- Marion County, Ala- born May 9, 1930, in
is in charge of arrange- dan and Pauline Ewing; bama, to the late John Pheba, to the late Amos
ments. and brothers, Charlie Melton Jeffreys and Chandler and Osceola
Mr. Stewart was Jordan, Timothy Jordan Icie May Cantrell Jef- Salverson.
born Aug. 9, 1951, in and Terry Gray. freys. She was formerly He is survived by
Macon, to the late Ollie owner and operator of a his wife, Karen Chan-
Stewart and Classie Brittany Osborne cafe in Guntown and a dler; children, Marvin
Hill. He was formerly COLUMBUS — Brit- seamstress. Hughes, Mavis Pitts,
employed with Mis- tany Renea Osborne, 32, In addition to her Gina Chandler, Jeff
sissippi University for died Nov. 24, 2018, in parents, she was pre- Chandler, Gloria Chan-
Women. Columbus. ceded in death by her dler, Derek Chandler,
In addition to his Services husband, Elmer Col- Rita Willis, Marissa
parents, he was pre- will be lins Jr.; son, Kenneth Cunningham, Michael
ceded in death by his at 2 p.m. Collins; and brothers, Chandler and Monica
daughter, Sarah Weath- Victor Jeffreys, Connie Chandler; sister, Bobbie
Saturday
erspoon; and siblings, Jeffreys and Lonnie Jef- Ruth Guy; 53 grandchil-
at Clear
Martha Brooks, James freys; and sisters, twin dren, 40 great-grand-
Creek M.B.
Hill, L.B. Brooks, Allen Faye Jeffreys, Eloise children; and two
Church
Brooks, Susie Wallace Osborne and Louise Jeffreys and great-great-grandchil-
in Crystal
and Calvin Stewart. Mildred Hester. dren.
Springs
He is survived by his She is survived by
with the Rev. Edward E.
wife, Lula Stewart; chil-
Cook officiating. Burial
her children, Johnny Ophelia Reed
dren, Patricia Stewart, Collins of Hamilton, STARKVILLE —
will follow at the church
Curtis Stewart, Curtis Diane Jernigan and Ophelia McCormick
cemetery. Visitation
Lamont Stewart, Le- Freddy Collins, both of Reed, 90, died Nov. 29,
will be from 12:30-5:30
varis Williams, Alonzo Guntown, Janis Weav- 2018, at Montgomery
p.m. Friday at Century
Edwards, Charles er and Gary “Chat” Gardens.
Hairston Funeral Home
Williams and Tawana Collins, both of Amory, Services will be at 11
and one hour prior to
Edwards; and siblings, Vicki Walters of Ab- a.m. Monday at Welch
services Saturday at erdeen, Angie Collins
Betty Dismuke, Mary Funeral Home with the
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Golden, Diane Hill, Rev. Blaine Allen and
Hattie Bailey, Mary Ree Ministry. Collins III of Tupelo;
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Lewis, Isaac Brooks, sisters, Avis Gosa officiating. Visitation
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Pallbearers will be Mrs. Reed was born
CALEDONIA — Jay Weaver, Cal Weav- to the late Tommie and
In addition to her er, Clint Collins, Alex
Bessie Butler, 91, died parents, she is survived Walter McCormick. She
Nov. 24, 2018, at Baptist Collins, Larry Jernigan, was formerly employed
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Harper Jean Ward
born July 26, 1927, in is in charge of arrange-
Caledonia, to the late ing. Burial will follow ments.
Jimmy and Martha at Oaklawn Memorial Mr. Davis was born
Eggleston. She was Gardens. Visitation will July 17, 1942, in Lou-
be from 5-7 p.m. Friday Harper Jean Ward, 23 months
formerly employed isville, to the late John
at Tisdale-Lann Me- old, of Caledonia, MS, gained
as a cook and was a “Ott” Artis Davis and
morial Funeral Home. her wings Thursday, November
member of Brownlee Emma Lou Rowzee
Tisdale-Lann Memorial 22. 2018, at the Pediatric Unit of
A.M.E. Methodist Davis. He was a 1960
Funeral Home is in North Mississippi Medical Cen-
Church. graduate of Louisville
charge of arrangements. ter, Tupelo, MS.
In addition to her High School and was
Mrs. Phillips was Visitation will be Friday,
parents, she was pre- formerly owner and
ceded in death by her born Dec. 7, 1937, in operator of Davis Lee McConaha November 30, 2018, from 6:00
Visitation: PM – 8:00 PM at Lowndes Fu-
husband, J.B. Butler Aberdeen, to the late Construction Company. Friday, Nov. 30 • 6-8 PM
Andrew and Bettie neral Home, Columbus, MS.
Sr.; son, J.B. “Moochie” He was a member of Memorial Gunter Peel
Brazzell Rodgers. She Funeral Home Funeral Service will be Satur-
Butler Jr.; and siblings, Adaton Baptist Church. College St. Location
was a 1955 graduate of day, December 1, 2018, at 2:00 PM in the Lown-
Rosie Drake, Eva In addition to his par- Services:
Aberdeen High School Saturday, Dec. 1 • 11 AM des Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Bob Burch
Eggleston, Louisett ents, he was preceded
and was formerly
Memorial Gunter Peel officiating. Interment will be at Vaughn Cem-
Hodge and Jimmy in death by his brother, Funeral Home
employed with National College St. Location etery, Caledonia, MS, with Lowndes Funeral
Eggleston Jr. George W. Davis.
Burial Home directing.
She is sur vived by Bank of Commerce and He is survived by Egger Cemetery
as a legal secretary for Harper was born December 12, 2016, to Mat-
her children, Christine his children, Lisa
thew Ward and Lana Marie Linton, in Colum-
Davis of Detroit, Mich- Attorney Tim Ervin. Wolverton of Gulfport, Philip Blake bus, MS. She loved brushing her teeth, taking
igan and jerr y Butler She served on the His- Artis Lee II of Colum- Graveside Services With U.S.
toric Preservation Bard Air Force Honors: pictures with mom and singing Baby Shark. Her
of Caledonia; siblings, bus and Stuart Davis Saturday, Dec. 1 • 11 AM
and the Visitor’s Bureau smile lit up every room she entered. Harper was
Robert Lee Eggleston of Starkville; siblings, Friendship Cemetery
Board and was a mem- Memorial Gunter Peel known for her cute laugh, beautiful smile and
of Vero Beach, Florida Bettye Ruth Shinn,
ber of Aberdeen Church Funeral Home uncontrollable curly hair. She truly was a gift to
and Christine Saddler Judy Lynn Jones and 2nd Ave. North Location everyone she knew. Her love touched so many in
of Caledonia; eight of Christ. Charles William Davis,
such a short time, she will be missed by all that
grandchildren; 11 great In addition to her par- all of Louisville; a host Bradley G. McMillen knew this precious baby girl.
grandchildren; and one ents, she was preceded of grandchildren; and Visitation: Harper is survived by her mother, Lana Marie
great-great-grandchild. in death by her hus- one great-grandchild. Saturday, Dec. 1 • 1-2 PM
Memorial Gunter Peel Linton; father, Matthew “Matt” Ward; brother,
Pallbearers will band, Jeff Phillips. Pallbearers will be Funeral Home Aidyn Linton; sister, Rownin Ward; grandpar-
be Timothy Hodges, She is survived by his grandsons. 2nd Ave. North Location
Memorial Services: ents, Brenda and Chad Wheat, Barry and Kath-
Morris Saddler, Willie her son, Dr. Darrell Memorials may be Saturday, Dec. 1 • 2 PM eryn Linton and Diane McKinstry.
Butler, Tommy Sad- Phillips of Brandon, made to the Palmer Memorial Gunter Peel
Funeral Home
Pallbearers will be Kyle Linton, Larry Joe
dler, Dantae Butler, Jo- three grandchildren; Home for Children,
2nd Ave. North Location Brownlee, Ryan Ward and Kyle Coleman.
seph Smith and Ricky and two step grandchil- P.O. Box 746, Colum-
Memorials may be made to Vaughn Cemetery,
McCollum. dren. bus, MS 39703.
c/o Martha Mims, 3011 Wolfe Road, Columbus,
MS 39705.
memorialgunterpeel.com
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Annunciation
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Since February 2017, ACS convent taken down, ACS modate the increased enroll-
has been on a mission for a Principal Joni House said ment, and with the focus be-
new campus building. Fund- that was the most emotional ing on STEM now, we really
raising began less than a part of the process, but she need to prepare students for
year ago to raise nearly $3 now is excited for the con- what they’re going to be go-
million for expansion and struction to begin. ing into.”
renovations to the Catholic “For us to get to this point, House added she’s most
school. ACS has raised just it was a lot of work by sever- excited for the moment stu-
shy of $2 million in that span. al groups of people,” House dents enter the building for
“I’m really excited and it said. “It’s just a joyful feeling. the first time.
just shows the support the It’s been extremely heart- For McConnall, watching
school has in this commu- warming to see all the sup- ACS grow has been a lifelong
nity,” McConnall said. “It’s port that we have.” journey that has been passed
affirmation on what a good By next school year, stu- down to his own children.
job the faculty and staff do in dents and teachers will enter “The most satisfying
educating children.” through a new front door. thing to me, is I have been
Demolition began on The new building will house able to send my children here
Monday, with workers tak- new classrooms, a state-of- and now my grandchildren,”
ing down the original con- the-art library, technology McConnall said. “Sustaining
Mary Pollitz/Dispatch Staff
vent the school’s nuns used lab, science lab and all ad- the excellence in education
Stephen Weathers, Tommy Stewart, Andy Buffa, Deena McIntyre, Father
during the first years of the ministrative offices. is the most gratifying. We’re
Jeffrey Waldrep, Bishop Joseph Kopacz, Joni House, Lindsay Clemons,
Kyle McConnell, Carrie Baucom and Cory Gallo officially break ground school’s operations. The “It’s going to let us contin- building a new building. The
during a ceremony for Annunciation Catholic School’s new school building former convent was trans- ue to have the quality educa- school is not really about the
under construction. The 15,000 square-foot building will house six new formed into a library for ACS. tion that we already have,” building, it’s really about the
classrooms, labs, library and administrative offices by fall 2019. After watching the former House said. “It will accom- people that are here.”

Trial
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was abused. At that point, Counseling wanted to come forward the story.
Kara Copes said, even the and the twin had not, so Kara Copes said she
witness said no. She said wasn’t working they had decided not to was interviewed by Palm-
she turned the report in Assistant District At- tell. er Home employees and
to Palmer Home counsel- torney Scott Rogillio fo- That story contradict- employees of the Depart-
ors who talked with all cused on Kara Copes’ role ed their testimonies ear- ment of Human Services
nine of the girls separate- as disciplinarian, asking lier this week, when the after the twins made their
ly. She added other house her at one point, “Why twin said she only remem- allegations.
parents learned of the re- not just call it obedience bered talking to the wit- Defense attorney Pat-
port in the coming days. school?” ness about the abuse in rick Rand of Richland also
“We had nothing to He also asked why the 2006 and with the witness called three other women
hide, and I wanted every- twin kept having to go to saying she didn’t remem- who worked at Palmer
one to know about it,” she counseling if it didn’t ap- ber talking to either twin Home, two as house par-
said. pear to be working. about the abuse at all. ents and one as a “relief
“I wrote up everything “You don’t see results The jury also heard parent,” who spent one
I knew,” she later told right away,” Kara Copes from police officers who week a month with the
prosecutors. said. “... They have to were investigators with Palmer Home children
She emphasized she have a relationship with Columbus Police Depart- when the Copes family
did not discourage any- the therapist (to open up
ment in 2013 and who in- was on vacation. None of
one from reporting abuse, to them).”
terviewed the three girls them said they had any
contradicting other trial She also said it was im-
along with Palmer Home firsthand knowledge of
witnesses who said they portant for the children to
CEO Drake Bassett. How- Seth Copes abusing the
had seen her angry and go to counselors and oth-
ever, the lead investigator children.
became too afraid to tell er Palmer Home employ-
said he never talked to The trial will continue
Palmer Home administra- ees, contradicting what
anyone in the Copes fami- Friday. Defense attorney
tion. one of the victims said
ly. When pressed by pros- Thomas Pavlinic of Mary-
Kara Copes said no about feeling she couldn’t
ecutors, he added neither land previously told the
one else raised any allega- go to administrators with-
of the Copes’ ever came jury Seth Copes would
tions against her husband out Seth and Kara Copes
to CPD to tell their side of testify.
until 2013. knowing about it.
“Kids needed to know
A ‘roller coaster’ they had lots of people,”
Kara Copes said.
relationship
That only happened,
Kara Copes said, after a Other witnesses
year of a “roller coaster” Before Kara Copes
relationship with one of testified, prosecutors
the twins who she said showed videos from 2013
had problems controlling of all three girls who ac-
her anger. She said that cused Seth Copes telling
twin had lost internet priv- their stories to a child
ileges several times and abuse specialist in Tu-
was taken out of sports pelo. Prosecutors also
after she threw a book at played an audio recording
one of the counselors — from 2013 of the twins
a punishment which, she telling their grandparents
stressed to prosecutors, what happened.
was determined by coun- Each of the three girls
selors, not by her or her had previously testified in
husband. court, and their individu-
“There was just a lot of al stories about what Seth
lashing out at us,” Kara Copes allegedly did to
Copes said. “...(The twin) them matched what they
kept referring to ‘she told interviewers in 2013.
didn’t like these rules, she The stories they told
didn’t like these rules.’” interviewers at the time
She said the coun- also matched each oth-
selors and the twins’ er’s, with one of the twins
grandparents were all and the unrelated witness
concerned about the be- saying they had talked
havioral issues. about the abuse before
On the last day of the twin left for her aunt’s
school before summer home. The witness had
vacation in 2013, she said
she learned the twins had
stolen her daughter’s iPod
and broken it. Kara Copes
told the twins they would
have to pay for the iPod.
About a month later,
Kara Copes said, when
the twins were staying
with an aunt, she texted
them to let them know
she had taken $20 each
from their accounts and
that their debt was paid.
She said the twins
called back offering to
give the daughter a dif-
ferent iPod, and she told
them she had already or-
dered a new one.
“(One of them) start-
ed screaming and get-
ting very angry,” Kara
Copes said, adding she
could hear the other twin
also yelling in the back-
ground.
After the phone con-
versation, Kara Copes
said Seth Copes called
them back and told them
sports would be “on the
line” for the next year if
they didn’t “watch their
attitude.”
She said they learned
of the allegations against
Seth Copes within about
two days of that phone
conversation.
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East Mississippi Community College football coach Buddy Stephens, center, prepares to accept the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) national title trophy
after his team beat Garden City C.C. 10-9 on Thursday night in Pittsburg, Kansas.

‘Relentless’ lions win fifth title
Transfer McIntosh Critical stop on two-point conversion one
realizes goal despite of many big plays by dominating defense
offense’s struggles BY SCOTT WALTERS
Inside
swalters@cdispatch.com
BY SCOTT WALTERS n MORE GARDEN CITY
swalters@cdispatch.com PIT TSBURG, Kansas C.C.-EMCC: Sophomore
defensive back JaQuez
— East Mississippi Com-
PITTSBURG, Kansas — Akins has a warning for
munity College sopho- EMCC’s opponents in
Sophomore running back more linebacker Untareo 2019. Page 2B
Deon McIntosh helped the Johnson knew what play
East Mississippi Communi- was coming.
ty College football team ac- It was up to the home- turned out to be the deci-
complish its mission Thurs- town hero from Jonestown sive play Thursday night
day night. to save the day. in No. 1 EMCC’s 10-9 vic-
McIntosh transferred Johnson did just that tory against No. 2 Garden
from Notre Dame and by stopping Garden City City C.C. in the National
linked up with EMCC for C.C.’s Kahari Love at the Junior College Athletic
one semester. The goal was Derek Livingston/Special to The Dispatch
1-yard line on a two-point Association (NJCAA) na-
to re-establish himself as a East Mississippi Community College football coach Buddy Stephens, left,
conversion attempt with 7 tional championship at
congratulates sophomore defensive lineman Everitt Cunningham after the former
coveted Division I prospect West Point High School standout was named the eTeamSponsor Most Valuable minutes, 49 seconds left Carnie Smith Stadium.
and to win a national title. Player. Along with a fumble recovery for a touchdown, Cunningham had eight tackles, to play. The win helped EMCC
See OFFENSE, 4B one tackle for a loss, and a second fumble recovery. Johnson’s tackle See DEFENSE, 3B

COLLEGE BASEBALL PREP FOOTBALL MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL
MSU to play 15 of Seniors focused on Perry, Woodard II add
extending streak
first 18 at Dudy Noble for Green Wave
depth to MSU attack
By Bret t Hudson By Bret t Hudson
bhudson@cdispatch.com bhudson@cdispatch.com
BY SCOTT WALTERS
swalters@cdispatch.com
STARKVILLE — The Mississippi State baseball STARKVILLE — Pressure would have been an
will waste no time showing off the completed Duty WEST POINT — West Point High School se- understandable sensation for the freshmen joining
Noble Field. nior teammates Tyler Rupert and Ryan Melton the Mississippi State men’s basketball team.
The program released its 2019 schedule Thurs- Last season, MSU won 25 games
day, revealing that 15 of the first 18 games are at
have been planning this moment for some time.
and advanced to the semifinals of the
GAME 7
“As seniors, you want to go out on top,” Melton
home. The only three that will be away from home said. “We really haven’t accomplished anything National Invitational Tournament. n At Dayton,
will be in the Frisco College Baseball Classic, a pre- 6 p.m. Friday
yet. Anything other than a state championship This season, the addition of Reggie (CBS Sports
mier non-conference event in which MSU will travel is a disappointment at West Point. All year, we Perry and Robert Woodard II was Network;
to Dr. Pepper Ballpark in Frisco, Texas, the home of expected to help add depth to an WKBB-FM
have just tried to stay humble and continued to
the Double-A Frisco Roughriders, for games against experienced returning class and 100.9,
work hard.
Sam Houston State, Texas Tech, and Nebraska. push the Bulldogs back to the NCAA WFCA-FM
“For the seniors, this is our last game, so
The season will begin Feb. 15 with a three-game tournament. 107.9).
this is important to us. You don’t want to see the
series against Youngstown State. MSU will play
streak come to an end.” Through six games, Perry and
host to Alabama-Brmingham on Wednesday, Feb.
West Point (13-1) will play for its third-straight Woodard II are showing no signs of stress.
20, before completing its home-and-home series
Mississippi High School Activities Association Following a leg injury to sophomore forward Ab-
with Southern Mississippi with a three-game set
(MHSAA) Class 5A State championship at 7 p.m. dul Ado, Perry and Woodard II have responded with
beginning Feb. 22. Jackson State and Southeastern
Saturday when it takes on West Jones (12-2) at some of their most productive minutes. Ado could
Louisiana will visit Dudy Noble Field on Feb. 26 and
27 before the Frisco College Baseball Classic, where See West POINT, 3B return to action at 6 p.m. Friday when No. 25 MSU
MSU will play Sam Houston State on Friday, March takes on Dayton (4-1), but the Bulldogs will be in
1, Texas Tech on Saturday, March 2, and Nebraska MHSAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS good hands if he doesn’t.
on Sunday, March 3. “I feel like we had no reason to feel pressure,”
At M.M. Roberts Stadium, Hattiesburg
East Carolina and Arkansas-Pine Bluff will visit Class 5A said Woodard II, a two-time Gatorade Player of the
MSU on March 5 and 6 before a three-game series n West Point vs. West Jones, 7 p.m. Saturday Year at Columbus High School. “We have great play-
with Maine beginning March 8. The final home ers around us, great upperclassmen as teammates
game of the non-conference slate is against Gram- n on air: The MHSAA state title games will be available that helped us prepare for this. It’s going on the
bling on March 13 before Southeastern Conference for broadcast by going to https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/ court, doing what they taught us, and doing what
play begins March 15 with a three-game series at associations/mhsaa-ms. The games also can be heard on we practice.”
Florida. Mississippi Public Broadcasting on 89.9 FM. See MSU MEN, 3B
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COLLEGE FOOTBALL
Akins issues warning for EMCC opponents
BY SCOTT WALTERS
Notebook EMCC coach Buddy Stephens said.
swalters@cdispatch.com “They went out of their way to make
this a first-class experience for our
PITTSBURG, Kansas — East “Since there never has been three players and our coaches. Junior college
Mississippi Community College soph- in a row, we are going to take that chal- football has always been important in
omore defensive back JaQuez Akins lenge seriously,” Hervey said. “Every the state of Kansas. This is one of those
had a word of warning for other foot- year, the goal is to win a national cham- places where it is done right. Hopefully,
ball-playing junior colleges Thursday pionship. We will certainly play with an we can come back next year and watch
night. edge, since it would be three in a row.”
it as it grows.”
“The boys here are coming for a EMCC trails only Butler C.C. (Kan-
EMCC has won three national ti-
three-peat,” Akins said. “They have sas) and Northeastern Oklahoma
tles in Mississippi and one in Yuma,
all of the pieces on defense. They have A&M on the championship chart. Both
Arizona.
linebackers back. They have linemen of those schools have six national titles
back. They have everything they need. apiece.
Now that the program is playing back This and that
to its standard on defense, that changes Kansas experiment EMCC improved to 7-0 in bowl
everything. (EMCC) has never done For the first time, the NJCAA na- games and 5-0 in national title games
the three in a row, but that’s coming tional championship game was held … The 10 points was EMCC’s lowest
next year.” at neutral site. offensive total in Buddy Stephens’ 123
On Thursday, No. 1 EMCC beat No. In the first of a three-year arrange- games as head coach … EMCC will
2 Garden City C.C. 10-9 at Carnie Smith ment, the game was played at 7,900- enter next season on a 17-game win-
Stadium to repeat as National Junior seat Carnie Smith Stadium on the ning steak (the school record is 25 from
College Athletic Association (NJCAA) campus of NCAA Division II member 2013-15) … EMCC has three undefeat-
national champions. Pittsburg State. ed seasons in program history (2013,
The EMCC defense stifled Garden It was the third time a national cham- 2014, and 2018) … This is the first time
City C.C. en route to the victory. EMCC pionship was decided in this stadium. EMCC has been ranked No. 1 in the
held its opponent below its nation-best The other two times the Kansas Jay- nation in every poll during the NJCAA
11.4 points per game allowed average in hawk League champion served as the season … Bowl official estimate 40 col-
the regular season. Six of 12 opponents host in a bowl game at Pittsburg State. leges were represented with coaches
in attendance (Mississippi State and
were held to nine points or less. EMCC left Scooba on Monday and
stopped at the University of Arkansas Ole Miss among that group) … The Visit us
When hearing Akins’ claim, fresh-
man Fred Hervey — the team’s lead- for practice Tuesday. A dinner was NJCAA national championship game on the web at
ing tackler this season — was eager to held Wednesday. was played for the first time on national cdispatch.com
agree. “The entire event was spectacular,” television (CBS Sports Network).

Derek Livingston/Special to The Dispatch
East Mississippi sophomore defensive back JaQuez
Akins runs with the ball after a turnover as Jacob
Anderson goes with him. The Lions forced four
turnovers Thursday night in a 10-9 victory against
Garden City C.C. in the National Junior College Athletic
Association National Championship Game. Eriq
Kitchen led EMCC with 13 tackles, including three for
loss. Untareo Johnson had 11 stops, while Everitt
Cunningham had eight stops.
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Defense FOOTBALL: NFL
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(12-0) complete an undefeat- No. 1 East Mississippi C.C. 10, Cunningham then closed the EMCC’s best offensive drive
Cowboys stifle Saints
ed season for the third time No. 2 Garden City C.C. 9 door for good with a fumble re- took place on its second posses- By The Associated Press
in program history and earn a Garden City
EMCC
0036—9
3 7 0 0 — 10 covery. sion. The Lions drove 61 yards
fifth national title. First Quarter It was the second big fum- on 10 plays but had to settle for ARLINGTON, Texas — Dak
EM — Josh Smith 36 FG.
“When they score a touch- Second Quarter ble recovery in the game for a 36-yard Josh Smith field goal. Prescott scrambled for a first down in a
EM — Everitt Cunningham 11 fumble return (Smith kick).
down, they always come out Third Quarter the former West Point High The Cunningham return game of fourth-quarter keepaway, then
and run the swinging gate,” GC — Ben Raybon 24 FG.
Fourth Quarter School standout. A strip and took place early in the second took three knees starting from the New
Johnson said. “We have prac- GC — Dedrick Mills 1 run (run failed). 11-yard jaunt by Cunningham quarter. From there, EMCC Orleans 1-yard line to run out the clock
ticed that play for three weeks. Team Statistics gave the Lions a 10-0 half- couldn’t deliver the knockout by the narrowest margin.
GC EM
They should have never scored First Downs 9 14 time lead. The other turnover blow. Anything to keep Drew Brees and
the touchdown in the first place. Rushes-Yards 54-236 36-115
Passing Yards 16 96 was an interception by Joseph “Our offense moved the ball the NFL’s highest-scoring offense on
After they did, there was no way Comp.-Att.-Int. 2-10-2 17-31-0
Return Yards 126 161
Anderson. well and some things just hap- the sideline.
the best defense in the nation Fumbles-Lost 4-2 2-1 “We just had to make a state- pen,” EMCC coach Buddy Ste- Ezekiel Elliott scored the only Dal-
Penalties 5-55 6-31
was going to give up that conver- ment,” Cunningham said. “If phens said. “We never could get las touchdown on a 16-yard screen
sion. We were ready. It was time Individual Statistics
RUSHING: Garden City — Charles West 22-110, Dedrick Mills the offense has an off night, that critical score. Fortunately, pass and the Cowboys stifled Brees
to make a play.” 28-70, David Moore 2-58, Keyshawn Jones 1-(-1), Team 1-(-1),
East Mississippi — Deon McIntosh 18-69, Messiah deWeaver
we have to have their back. the defense was lights out the and the Saints, ending New Orleans’
Two of the nation’s top of- 8-28, TyQuan Ulmer 6-12, Keon Moore 4-6. Proud of these guys for being entire night.” 10-game winning streak with a 13-10
PASSING: Garden City — David Moore 2-10-16-2; East Mis-
fenses gave way to a defensive sissippi — Messiah deWeaver 17-29-96-0, TyQuan Ulmer relentless for making play after Late in the third quarter, victory Thursday night.
0-2-0-0
stalemate before a boisterous RECEIVING: Garden City — Dominick Watt 1-13, Brian Boyd play. We did this in the national Garden City C.C. drove to the The Cowboys (7-5) won their
crowd at a neutral site in front of 1-3; East Mississippi — Dontario Drummond 6-39, Kalem Red-
dix 3-1, Jason Brownlee 2-17, DJ Clayton 2-16, Deon McIntosh
championship game. We had EMCC 7. Again, Johnson, Cun- fourth-consecutive game and will at
a national television audience on 1-9, Braden Boykin 1-7, Rashad Eades 1-5, Julian Conner 1-2. something to prove and we did ningham, and Fred Hervey least remain tied for the NFC East lead.
CBS Sports Network. a great job of proving it.” bowed that necks to force a field The Saints (10-2) were shut out in
Garden City C.C. (10-1) Mills scored the only offensive Garden City ran the ball 54 goal. the first half, had their fewest points
completed only two passes and touchdown on a 1-yard dive times for 236 yards. The Bron- That stop proved just as criti- in three years, and finished with a
turned the ball over four times. play. cbusters had 16 yards passing. cal as Johnson’s stop roughly 11 season-low 176 yards. They missed a
The Broncbusters also ap- “We knew if they scored, “This defense was special,” minutes of playing time later. chance to match Dallas from two years
peared stopped in the fourth they were going to go for two,” Johnson said. “All of these Eriq Kitchen led EMCC
ago, when then-rookie sensations El-
quarter when a third-and-11 EMCC sophomore defensive brothers out here, I loved play- with 13 tackles, including
liott and Prescott won 11 straight after
play ended with eventual Play- back JaQuez Akins said. “They ing with them. We just had three for loss. Johnson had 11
dropping the opener.

West Point
er of the Game Everitt Cun- are a running team, so it wasn’t a bunch of guys balling out. stops, while Cunningham had
ningham being penalized for a going to be anything fancy. As When somebody makes a big eight stops, including three for
roughing the passer call after soon as they scored, we told ev- play and we get off the field, well loss.
he pushed David Moore after erybody to get their heads back that just motivates everybody “We came way too far to not Continued from Page 1B
he had released the football. up because the biggest play of else. We are always trying to get the job done,” Kitchen said.
The half-the-distance to the game was next.” do one better than one anoth- “Tonight, was all about winning M.M. Roberts Stadium on the campus of
the goal penalty gave Garden EMCC’s defense had a bevy er. It’s a friendly competition. a championship. We got it done.” Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg.
City C.C. a first-and-goal at the of big plays. Jacob Anderson It’s what makes us great. I will Follow Dispatch sports West Point is the first school to play
6-yard line, but it still needed ended the next-to-last Garden never have a chance to play on a writer Scott Walters on Twitter for a state championship in Jackson,
four downs before Dedrick City drive with an interception. defense like this again.” @dispatchscott Starkville, Oxford, and Hattiesburg.
“You always want to win your last high
school game,” Rupert said. “As soon as
CALENDAR on the air (last season’s state championship game
against Hattiesburg) ended, we talked
Prep Football Today Saturday about this season. The seniors have done
Saturday’s Game COLLEGE BASKETBALL COLLEGE BASKETBALL a great job of leading the team. It was on
Mississippi High School Activities Association 11 a.m. — Hall of Fame Belfast Classic, 11 a.m. — St. John vs Georgia Tech, ESPNU us to make sure the tradition was upheld.
(MHSAA) Playoffs Samson Bracket consolation, Albany vs. 11 a.m. — Louisville at Seton Hall, WLOV We took pride in that.”
Class 5A Dartmouth, 11 a.m. — Oakland at Xavier, FS1
At M.M. Roberts Stadium, Hattiesburg
West Point won its first two games be-
Belfast, Northern Ireland, CBS Sports Noon — UNC Greensboro at Kentucky, ESPN2 fore a loss at Starkville. The Green Wave
West Point vs. West Jones, 7 p.m. Network Noon — St. John’s at Georgia Tech, ESPNU responded with 11-straight wins. In the
Prep Basketball 1:30 p.m. — Hall of Fame Belfast Classic, Noon — Louisville at Seton Hall, WLOV playoffs, West Point routed Canton (55-
Thursday’s Games Samson Bracket championship, Marist vs. 1 p.m. — Gonzaga at Creighton, WLOV
n Southern Academy (girls) 36, Pickens 27) and Olive Branch (35-0) and survived
LIU-Brooklyn, Belfast, Northern Ireland 1:30 p.m. — Kansas State at Marquette, FS1
Academy 35: Audrey Fondren had 11 points and a scare against Lafayette (27-20).
5 p.m. — Michigan State at Rutgers, Big 2 p.m. — Villanova at La Salle, ESPN2
six rebounds for the Lady Pirates (1-1) in the In the regular season, West Point re-
Ten Network 2 p.m. — Memphis at Texas Tech, ESPNU
Southern Academy Christmas tournament. corded a one-point win at Olive Branch
6 p.m. — Coastal Carolina at South 2:30 p.m. — Purdue at Michigan, ESPN
Britney Fitch had nine points. Pickens Academy
Carolina, SEC Network
and a one-point victory against Lafayette
will play at 8 a.m. Saturday against Patrician 3:30 p.m. — Nevada at Southern California, at home.
Academy in the consolation game of the 6 p.m. — Mississippi State at Dayton, CBS WLOV
Sports Network “It all sunk in after the Olive Branch
tournament. 4 p.m. — Rhode Island at Providence, FS1
7 p.m. — Wisconsin at Iowa, Big Ten game (in the playoffs),” Melton said.
n Southern Academy (boys) 45, Pickens 4:30 p.m. — Stanford at Kansas, ESPN
Network “After we dominated them, we knew we
Academy 33: Seth Peeks had 15 points for the 4:30 p.m. — Temple at St. Joseph’s, NBC
Pirates (2-2). Pickens Academy will play Marengo 9 p.m. — Oklahoma State at Minnesota, would be playing for the championship.
Sports Network
Academy in the consolation game of the Big Ten Network It’s kind of surreal. During the season,
6:30 p.m. — Wake Forest at Richmond,
Southern Academy Christmas tournament. COLLEGE FOOTBALL you just focus on that’s week opponent.
NBC Sports Network
n On Tuesday, Peeks had 27 points and Travis 6 p.m. — MAC Championship game, 7 p.m. — Cornell at Syracuse, ESPNU
“We had some scares, but that just us
Dean had nine in a 53-44 victory against Clarke Northern Illinois vs. Buffalo, at Detroit, 8 p.m. — Oregon at Houston, ESPN2
go harder. We all thought we were good
Prep. ESPN2 9 p.m. — Califorina at St. Mary’s, ESPNU enough to do this. After the win over Ol-
n Starkville Academy (girls) 53 Oak Hill 7 p.m. — PAC 12 Championship game, COLLEGE FOOTBALL ive Branch, we knew we were headed to
Academy 27: Lillee Alpe led the Lady Volunteers Utah vs. Washington, at Santa Clara, 11 a.m. — Big 12 Championship, Texas vs. the championship.”
with 15 points, while Meri Laci Archer had 13, California, WLOV Oklahoma, at Arlington, Texas, WKDH-WTVA Fellow senior Jaylon Webb said the
Mary Peyton Passons had 11, and Caroline Wood COLLEGE HOCKEY 11 a.m. — Sun Belt Championship, team’s turning point was the loss to
had 10 points. 6 p.m. — Rensselaer at Notre Dame, NBC Louisiana at Appalachian State, ESPN Starkville. That loss snapped a three-sea-
n Starkville Academy (boys) 40, Oak Hill Sports Network son, 30-game winning streak.
2:30 p.m. — American Athletic Football
Academy 33: Tylor Latham paced the Volunteers CURLING “After that, we just knew we had to
Championship, Memphis at UCF, WKDH-WTVA
with 15 points, while Ben Guest had 11. 8:30 p.m. — Women’s Division: Italy vs. focus on the little things,” Webb said.
3 p.m. — SEC Championship, Alabama vs
n In other scores, the Heritage Academy boys USA, NBC Sports Network “If you have all of the talent in the world
Georgia, Mercedes Benz Stadium, Atlanta,
basketball team beat North Delta Academy GOLF it doesn’t matter if you can’t do the little
WCBI
54-13. The North Delta Academy girls beat 12:30 p.m. — PGA Tour Golf, Hero World things right. We just had to pay more at-
6:45 p.m. — Mountain West
Heritage Academy 62-31. Challenge, second round, Bahamas, TGC tention in practice, to everything we do.
Championship, Fresno State at Boise State,
Today’s Games 8:30 p.m. — European Tour Golf, It’s a championship standard.”
ESPN
Australian PGA Championship, third round,
West Point at Louisville 7 p.m. — ACC Championship, Clemson vs West Point has lived up to its champi-
Queensland, TGC
Baldwyn at Hamilton Pittsburgh, WKDH-WTVA onship standard on defense. The Green
1:30 a.m. (Saturday) — European Tour
Saturday’s Games 7 p.m. — Big Ten Championship, Wave are allowing 12 1/2 points per
Golf, Mauritius Open, third round,
Noxubee County at Grenada
Mauritius, TGC Northwestern at Ohio State, Indianapolis, game. West Point has 15 interceptions,
Starkville High at Smithville Classic
MIXED MARTIAL ARTS Indianapolis, WLOV eight fumble recoveries, and 29 1/2 sacks.
Columbus Christian at Winston Academy Showcase 6 p.m. — UFC Finale Prefight, Dos Anjos vs. GOLF “It’s just a brotherhood,” Rupert said.
Prep Soccer Usman, FS1 1:30 a.m. — European Tour Golf, Mauritius “We take pride in our defense. West Point
Today’s Matches 7 p.m. — UFC Finale Prelims, Dos Anjos vs. Open, third round, Heritage Golf Course, has always been known for championship
Nettleton at Columbus, 5 p.m. Usman, FS1 Domaine de Bel Ombre, Mauritius, TGC defense. It’s our job to continue that.”
Mooreville at Caledonia, 5 p.m. 9 p.m. — UFC Finale, Dos Anjos vs. Usman, 11 a.m. — PGA Tour Golf, Hero World West Point also benefitted from three-
New Hope at Northeast Lauderdale, 5 p.m. FS1 Challenge, New Providence, Bahamas, TGC straight home games in the postseason
MSMS at Philadelphia, 5:30 p.m. NBA 8:30 p.m. — European Tour Golf, Australian thanks to finishing first in Region 1.
Saturday’s Matches 7 p.m. — Houston at San Antonio, ESPN PGA Championship, final round, Gold Coast, “Turnovers are the biggest thing to
9:30 p.m. — Denver at Portland, ESPN Queensland, TGC us,” Webb said. “If we get a big takeaway
Philadelphia at Columbus, 5 p.m.
NHL MIXED MARTIAL ARTS like that, it gets the whole crowd ener-
College Football 6:30 p.m. — Philadelphia at Buffalo, NBC 9 p.m. — UFC Fight Night, Dos Santos vs gized. It’s a fun place to play when the
Saturday’s Game Tuivasa, Adelaide, Australia, FS1
Sports Network crowd is into the game and the sidelines
Southeastern Conference Championship SKIING
SKIING are pumped up. Our offense has been
At Atlanta, Georgia Noon — FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup, men’s
11:30 a.m. — FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup, good this year. It’s up to us to make sure
Alabama vs. Georgia, 3 p.m. downhill, Beaver Creek, Colorado, NBC
Men’s Super-G, Beaver Creek, Colorado, they get more chances with the football.”
Men’s College Basketball NBC Sports Network Sports Network To reach its first state title game, West
Today’s Game 4:30 p.m. — FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup, 1 p.m. — FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup, Jones upset No. 1 Hattiesburg, before
Mississippi State at Dayton, 6 p.m. Women’s Downhill, Alberta, NBC Sports women’s downhill, Lake Louise, Alberta, beating Picayune for the South State
Saturday’s Game Network NBC Sports Network championship.
Louisiana-Monroe at Ole Miss, 1 p.m. SOCCER SOCCER “We are playing for our 10th title and
Sunday’s Game 1:55 p.m. — Premier League, Cardiff City 8:30 a.m. — Bundesliga Soccer, Werder
this would be their first,” Melton said.
Rust College at Southern Mississippi, 2 p.m. vs. Wolves NBC Sports Network Bremen vs. Bayern Munich, FS1
“I think that’s a huge advantage for us.
9 a.m. — Premier League Soccer,
Women’s College Basketball WOMEN’S COLLEGE SOCCER
4 p.m. — NCAA College Cup, semifinal, Manchester City vs Bournemouth, NBC
(West Jones is) going to be happy to be
Saturday’s Games there. We won’t be like that. We want to
Southern Miss at Tulane, 1 p.m. Georgetown vs. North Carolina, ESPNU Sports Network
win another title.”
Rust College at Mississippi University for 6:30 p.m. — NCAA College Cup, semifinal, 11:30 a.m. — Premier League Soccer,
Follow Dispatch sports writer Scott
Stanford vs. Florida State, ESPNU Southampton vs Manchester United, WTVA
Walters on Twitter @dispatchscott

MSU men
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For Perry, that has meant tak- for the rebounds. He goes hard, to see him dominate a game top-prospect, according to 247 from there.”
ing Ado’s place in the starting two hands, really fundamental,” like he did (Monday) because Sports, and Perry, a McDon- Woodard II credits the
lineup. On Monday, Perry record- Howland said. “I think he’s im- I think he can play better and ald’s All-American, was the No. team’s upperclassmen for get-
ed his first double-double with 16 proving every day. Whether or keep growing because it’s just 3 recruit from the state of Geor- ting him ready for the rigors of
points and 11 rebounds in a ca- not he starts is inconsequential going to help our team going gia, statuses that sent them to the game.
reer-high 28 minutes in an 88-65 to his minutes and his growth down the stretch.” the premier Nike and adidas MSU (5-1) is taking advan-
victory against Alcorn State. as a player. I thought he played The same can be said for camps and spots in USA Bas- tage of the contributions of Per-
MSU coach Ben Howland has well for us in our game against Woodard II. Howland men- ketball’s youth system. ry and Woodard II. Even if Ado
said since the preseason that Alcorn State.” tioned how impressed he was Still, they had to adjust. How- plays against Dayton — How-
Perry’s rebounding ability likely Perry was 7-for-8 from the with Woodard II’s five assists land laughed when he recalled land said he would try to prac-
would help him earn playing time field against Alcorn State, in- and zero turnovers against Al- Perry’s transition to the college tice Wednesday and go from
on a team that finished outside of cluding his first 3-pointer of the corn State. He also blocked a game. there — Perry and Woodard II
the top 100 nationally in rebound- season. He added two assists, a shot against Saint Mary’s in 25 “Reggie was like, ‘They’re still will have important roles.
ing margin last season. blocked shot, and a steal. minutes in the win in Las Ve- pushing me in the back.’ Yeah, “It’s so fun to watch players
Through six games, the His teammates weren’t sur- gas. welcome. This is how it is now,” grow in front of your eyes,”
6-foot-10, 245-pound Perry is prised by the well-rounded per- Howland believes the fresh- Howland said. “They’re going Howland said. “That’s what fun
third on the team with 6.2 re- formance. men have adjusted to big-time to shove in the back and they’re about this job.”
bounds per game. He is third “He’s almost sleeping in the college basketball because they not going to catch them all. Follow Dispatch sports
with 12 offensive rebounds. gym,” junior point guard Lamar were highly touted prospects. That’s why you have to hit them writer Brett Hudson on Twitter
“He has an incredible nose Peters said. “It’s not a surprise Woodard II was Mississippi’s first. Hopefully we got growth @Brett_Hudson
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Offense
Continued from Page 1B
The first goal took place relishes being part of the second is just an amazing feeling. I have ever had. It was one of the best de- about winning the championship.
during the season with the half. never been a part of something fenses our league has ever seen. Two of the best defenses bat-
school’s first 1,000-yard season “It’s just been special,” McIn- like this.” They were lights out the entire tled in this game. We just made
in five years. The second took tosh said. “There is just a lot of Messiah deWeaver was 17-for- season. enough plays to come out on top.”
place Thursday night, when No. talent here. That doesn’t mean 29 for 96 yards. The Michigan “We had our chances on offense For McIntosh and deWeaver,
1 EMCC beat No. 2 Garden City the championship is automatic.” State transfer held up his end of in this game, too. We just couldn’t a move from Division I to Scooba
C.C. 10-9 to win the National Ju- The win was anything but the deal by not throwing any in- finish our scoring chances.” paid off. For Ulmer, Reddix, and
nior College Athletic Association automatic. The EMCC defense terceptions. McIntosh broke off a couple of others, a move from another com-
(NJCAA) national championship forced four turnovers and picked For an offensive-minded coach nice runs to finish with 69 yards munity college to Scooba paid off.
at Carnie Smith Stadium. up the slack on a night EMCC like Stephens, the win was unusu- on 18 carries. Dontario Drum- For Mississippi boys, such as
“This was just an unbeliev- gained only 211 yards. The Li- al. EMCC has been held below 20 mond — the state’s best receiver linebacker Untareo Johnson, it
able experience,” McIntosh said. ons were outgained in their last points three times in 123 games — had six catches for 39 yards. was all smiles as a group of fans
“The program (at EMCC) has two games of the 2018 campaign under Stephens. Two of those He an acrobatic catch down the that made the 10-hour trip from
a reputation. I found it to be so after not having it happen in have been in the last two games. sidelines and was one broken Scooba took to the field for pic-
much more than that. It was a 18-straight games. The win came on the heels tackle away from going the dis- tures with their favorite players.
life-changing experience. Fortu- “The defense really had our of a 19-14 victory against Jones tance. “This was for the Mississip-
nately, we ended it with a national backs,” said EMCC sophomore College in the Mississippi Asso- Drummond turned the game pi boys,” Johnson said. “Garden
championship.” wide receiver Kalem Reddix, ciation of Community and Junior against Jones College around City has hardly any Kansas boys
EMCC won its fifth national who was also here for one year Colleges (MACJC) State champi- with two long catches from Ty- (the roster listed two). Our team
title in the past eight seasons. after transferring from Missis- onship. Quan Ulmer. The Lions tried is full of Mississippi boys. Maybe
Coach Buddy Stephens has led sippi Gulf Coast C.C. “It was “This is not how we have gone to find another spark by insert- they can learn from something
EMCC to back-to-back titles always a team effort. However, about winning some champion- ing Ulmer midway through the from us. That is how you win
twice. The EMCC sophomore our defense was just special this ships in the past,” Stephens said. game. Unfortunately, EMCC championships.”
class finished 23-1. year. They held things together “However, defense wins champi- didn’t receive a big lift. Follow Dispatch sports
McIntosh wasn’t at EMCC for when we had some three-and- onships. This year, we won with “The offense had an off night,” writer Scott Walters on Twitter
the first half of that record. He outs. Winning this championship one of the best defenses we have Drummond said. “However, it’s @dispatchscott

Comics & Puzzles
DILBERT
Dear Abby
D
EAR ABBY: feel that he’s have to be the only one to work
I am a The One, but these holidays. He volunteers
17-year-old Mom is finding it to do it because of the tips and
girl who has been challenging to ac- holiday pay. When I walked into
in a long-distance cept this. I would the office today, I saw a note he
relationship for love to hear your had written to his boss asking
two years. We’re advice. — FAR, to work both holidays again.
BUT CLOSE, IN Years ago when my father
still in high school MICHIGAN was alive, he hosted Christmas
and actively DEAR F. BUT Eve for our family. Then the
involved in sports C.: You may feel tradition was handed down to
and extracurric- that this young me, and I proudly hosted them.
ular activities. man is “The Now that Dennis and I are
ZITS During the fall One”, but your together, our place is too small,
months I cheer, mother has a so I asked my son to do it and
and in the winter point. Please he gladly agreed.
months he plays listen to her. My problem is, I will have to
Rather than sit go to my son’s alone again for
basketball. Our Dear Abby home every night Christmas Eve, and my son and
schedules only
really allow for because you daughter-in-law feel insulted
are devoted only to him, you because Dennis won’t come for
texting and FaceTiming rather should socialize and develop the holidays. How do I deal with
than going out. non-romantic relationships. this? — HUSBANDLESS FOR
Although our time is spent It wouldn’t be betraying him. THE HOLIDAYS, AGAIN
communicating on the phone, I Most young people go out in DEAR HUSBANDLESS: It
feel we have a strong connec- groups, and that’s what you appears you and Dennis have
tion, and I am devoted to him. should be doing. This may be been married only a short time.
However, my mom is concerned what your mother is trying to Was he like this when you were
“because I’m not dating and convey rather than saying he dating? If the answer is no, it’s
GARFIELD taking advantage of opportuni- isn’t The One. time to ask him if he intends
ties that could come with dating Also, you and this young to continue working holidays
someone closer.” She criticizes man have years of education indefinitely. And when you do,
him nonstop and thinks he’s to complete before you’ll be in let him know that his refusal to
making excuses and avoiding a a position to formalize your re- spend family time with your son
commitment. She’d like to see lationship. While you are doing and daughter-in-law hurts their
me going out and having fun that, both of you will meet new feelings as well as yours.
with someone like most girls people and be offered oppor- If that doesn’t convince him
my age do. tunities that may broaden your to compromise, you will have
I don’t think he’s making horizons. Think about it. to explain to your son and his
excuses, and I don’t feel as DEAR ABBY: For the past wife that Dennis prefers to
though I’m missing out on any two years, my husband, “Den- work rather than attend holiday
opportunities. This disagree- nis,” has worked Christmas celebrations and to please not
ment is causing an issue Eve and New Year’s Eve. He’s take it personally because it’s
between my mom and me. I in a business where he doesn’t not personal.

CANDORVILLE Horoscopes
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Nov. TAURUS (April 20-May the crowd with a bow and get
30). Realizing that you’re the 20). There’s much to be gained off the stage.
only one who can decide if life by suspending disbelief long LEO (July 23-Aug. 22).
is matching up to your vision, if enough to, say, get immersed Remember when you thought
relationships are fulfilling your in the world of a movie or you needed a Frappuccino but
needs, or if this is what you understand the finer points of really needed an apple? Or you
want, you gather together your an argument you do not agree thought you needed a cookie
powers and make surprising with. and what you really needed was
and unconventional choices GEMINI (May 21-June 21). a support system? Today is
this solar return, freeing a You have the strength, guts different. You know exactly what
vividly alive version of yourself. and initiative to do things your you need.
Scorpio and Aquarius adore way, which flies in the face of VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22).
you. Your lucky numbers are: convention and is sure to evoke Groups have personalities.
BABY BLUES 10, 2, 22, 18 and 47. bewilderment from most onlook- No single person in the group
ARIES (March 21-April 19). ers. In time, bewilderment will is responsible for the entire
Thoughtless people need your turn to admiration. personality of the group, but
tolerance. Think of this as a CANCER (June 22-July everyone contributes, and not
test. If you fail it, cut yourself a 22). Endings do not have to be equally. Pay attention to tone
break. It only means that your failures; they don’t even have to of the group on the whole. Is it
coping resources are already be losses. Things end because for you?
a bit stretched. Compassion it’s time for them to. Then the LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23).
starts with self-compassion. graceful thing is to acknowledge Some feelings are hard to name
— combo platters of emotion
with spice levels of varying
intensity. Try to put words to it,
if only for your own edification.
The words will make the feel-
ings more palatable.
BEETLE BAILEY SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov.
21). Anyone can click with
someone who shares interests
and general worldviews. It takes
a superstar to find ways to
connect with people when such
things are not readily apparent.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-
Dec. 21). Relationships are
worth it no matter how short
or long they turn out to be, no
matter how lucrative or not the
arrangement is, or how frus-
trating or easy or fun or painful
or thrilling. You’re better for it.
MALLARD FILLMORE That’s the takeaway.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan.
19). Get the right tools for the
job, even if it costs more or
pushes back your start time.
You’ll go in with higher enthu-
siasm and morale and avoid
much frustration throughout the
life of the project.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb.
18). The same location can
represent “vacation and free-
dom” to one person and “work
and obligation” to another.
When you’re there because you
FAMILY CIRCUS want to be there, it’s an entirely
different place.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March
20). Here’s an approach to try
that you just might find liberat-
ing because decision-making
gets easier; instead of right or
wrong, true or false, good or
terrible, think of things as “for
me” or “not for me.”

Snooze button
SOLUTION:
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Religious briefs
Saturday Night Singing Male Choir Extravaganza/ Prayer for Youth
Living Faith Tabernacle, 218 Shelton
St., hosts a Saturday Night Singing at 6
Silent Auction Every second and third Saturday,
Pleasant Ridge Faith Center hosts a
Tabernacle C.M.E. Church, 5925 Tab-
p.m. Dec. 1. Special guest will be Josh ernacle Road in Ethelsville, Alabama, prayer for the youth from 2-3 p.m.
and Ashley Franks. For more informa- hosts its Male Choir Extravaganza at
tion, call Pastor Gardner, 662-242-
6833.
6 p.m. Dec. 8. Special guest will be Celebrate Recovery
the Mighty Trumpets of Joy. The Silent Calvary Church, 514 Lehmberg Road,
Auction begins at 5 p.m. with home and Meadowview Church, 300 Linden Cir-
Affirmation Celebration decor, homemade baked goods, purses, cle in Starkville, host Celebrate Recovery
The Affirmation Celebration of Flice etc. available. Refreshments will be at 6 p.m. every Sunday at Calvary and
Williams will be at 4 p.m. Dec. 1 at the served. Area male choirs and the public at 6 p.m. every Tuesday at Meadowview
Courtyard Marriott Conference Room, is invited to attend. Church. Get help, healing and support
1995 6th St. N. Guest speaker will be for any habit, hurt or hang-up using the
Pastor Bobbie L. Sanders of Zion Hill
Church. The public is invited to attend.
Usher’s/Women’s Day Christ-centered 12 steps.
Program
For more information, call 662-364-
6946 or 662-687-4381. Mt. Pelier M.B. Church, 1162 May- Prayer, Free Coffee
hew Road, hosts its Annual Usher’s Mount Zion Missionary Baptist

Christmas Sale Day/Women’s Day Program at 2:30 Church, 2221 14th Ave. N., hosts free
Sudoku YESTERDAY’S ANSWER
Yesterday’sANSWER
answer
Sudoku
p.m. Dec. 9. Guest speaker will be the coffee and a prayer community out- YESTERDAY’S
Mathiston U.M. Church, 24894 Hwy. Rev. Willie Ford of Old St. Peter M.B. reach service from 8-9 a.m. every fifth Sudoku is a number-
15 in Mathiston, hosts its Christmas Saturday. For information, contact Jesse placing puzzle
Sudoku based on
is a number-
1 7 2 4 5 8 9 3 6
Church in West Point. The public is
Sale from 8 a.m.-noon Dec. 1 in the Slater, 662-328-4979. a 9x9 grid
placing with based
puzzle severalon 5 6 4 2 3 9 1 8 7

2018 Conceptis Puzzles, Dist. by King Features Syndicate, Inc.
invited to attend.
Fellowship Hall of the church. Proceeds agiven
9x9 grid with several
numbers. The object 3 9 8 1 7 6 5 2 4
given numbers.
is to place The object
the numbers
will benefit the United Methodist Women
Mission Projects. The public is invited Keyboard Musician Radio Program is
1 to place
to 9 the
in the numbers
empty spaces
8 1 3 5 6 4 7 9 2
to attend. For more information, call Union Hopewell Church Family, 150 Apostles Patrick Perkins invites the 1sotothat
9 ineach
the empty spaces
row, each 2 5 6 7 9 3 8 4 1
Spurlock Road, is seeking an experi- public to tune in to WTWG, radio 1050 so that each
column row, each
and each 3x3 box 9 4 7 8 1 2 6 5 3
Jimmie Whitt, 662-263-4987.
enced keyboard player with a reason- AM for Perfecting the Saints Broadcast, column
contains the same3x3
and each box
number
contains the same number
6 2 5 9 4 1 3 7 8
able rate and who loves the Lord. If Wednesdays 8:30 a.m. only once. The difficulty
Male Chorus Anniversary interested, call Pastor Carlton Jones, only once. The difficulty
level increases from
7 8 1 3 2 5 4 6 9
level increases from 4 3 9 6 8 7 2 1 5
Canaan M.B. Church, 2425 Bell Ave.,
hosts its Male Chorus Anniversary Pro-
662-386-8789 or 662-242-6974. Women Prayer, Worship Service Monday to Sunday.
Monday to Sunday. Difficulty Level 11/29

Church of the Eternal Word, 106
gram at 6 p.m. Dec. 1 & 3 p.m. Dec. 2.
All area choirs and the public is invited Worship Services 22nd St. S., holds a prayer and worship
Open Doors M.B. Church invites service every Thursday from 5-6 p.m.
to attend.
the public to Sunday Morning Worship Call Marie Nabors, 662-549-4322 or
Services from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. every 1st, 662-329-1234, for prayer requests.
Pastor Appreciation Program 2nd & 3rd Sunday of each month at the
Piney Grove Baptist Church, 545
Robinson Road, hosts its 20th Pastor’s
Travis Outlaw Sportsplex Center, 405 Prayer Ministry
Lynn Lane in Starkville. Sunday School New Beginning Everlasting Outreach
Appreciation Program at 11 a.m. Dec. 2 is from 10-10:30 a.m. For more informa- Ministry invites the public to call in with
with special guest Dr. Larnzy Carpenter tion, call 662-263-7102. their prayer requests at 662-327-9843.
and at 2:30 p.m. with special guest Dr.
Nathaniel Houston of Miller’s Chapel in
Macon. The public is invited to attend. Grief Support Group Praise and Worship Service
The Oil of Joy for Grief and Mourning Sulfur Springs MB Church holds a
offers a grief support group at 6 p.m.
Pastoral Installation Program every second Thursday of the month
praise and worship service the last Friday
of each month at 7 p.m. For information,
Sand Creek Chapel M.B. Church, at United Christian Baptist Church, call Pastor Henry Mosley, 662-328-1035.
3918 Rockhill Road in Starkville, hosts 232 Yorkville Road East. “Making your
its Pastoral Installation Program for Pas-
tor Elect Rev. Abdural Lee at 10:45 a.m.
grieving journey easier.” For more infor-
mation, call 662-327-0604 or e-mail
Prayer Service
Dec. 2 with special guest, Pastor Leroy Church of the Eternal Word, 106
unitedchristian@cableone.net.
Davenport of 16th Section M.B. Church 22nd. St. S., Columbus, holds prayer
& 3 p.m. with special guest, the Rev. service Thursday nights 5-6 p.m. Contact
Dr. Charlie F. Barnes of New Beginning After School Meal Program Marie Nabors, 662-549-4322. Church
Fellowship Ministries, Inc. Dinner will be Project Southside, Inc. and the Dept. service times: Sunday school 10 a.m.;
served. The public is invited to attend. of Education will have a At Risk After Sunday worship 11:15 a.m.; Tuesday
School Meal Program from 3:30-5:45 Bible study 7 p.m. For information, call
p.m. Monday-Friday at Southside Church
Musical Program Gym, 100 Nashville Ferry Road East. For
Pastor District Elder Lou Nabors, 662-
329-1234.
Shiloh Full Gospel M.B. Church, 120
more information, call 662-328-0356.
19th St. S., hosts a musical at 6 p.m.
Dec. 8. Special guests will be Pastor Fitness Transformations
Tim Bowen and Deliverance, Demario Fellowship Dinner, The Transformational Church, 2301
Brown and Connected, 15th St. COGIC, Youth Service Jess Lyons Road, hosts boxing lessons
Gordon Chapel Dance Ministry, St. Pleasant Ridge Faith Center, 923 Mondays and Wednesday from 5-7 p.m.,
James U.M. Church, Northside and Ridge Road, Columbus, hosts a fellow- weight-loss boot camp Tuesdays and
many more. For more information, call ship dinner and youth service every Thursdays 5-7 p.m. and both on Satur-
Sis. Faye Carr, 662-549-1228. third Sunday. days 9-11 a.m.

ACROSS
1 Whole bunch
5 Short hairdos
9 Bars on cars
11 Start of some
poem titles
13 Safari sight
14 Away from the
office
15 Bat wood
16 Mean
18 Like many
passports
20 Outback runner
21 Troop member
22 Small fastener
23 Sixth sense
24 Failure
25 Diatribe 19 The lion’s share
27 Director Forman DOWN 22 Enterprise
29 Be decisive 1 Joke responses crewman
30 Fastens down 2 Is real 24 Chop into cubes
32 Having a range 3 Third-brightest 25 Thatcher cre-
of colors star ations
34 Favoring 4 Energy 26 Online program
35 Liquid 5 Like fillets 27 Fellows
36 Father of King 6 Freshener target 28 Peaceful
Arthur 7 Pituitary hormone 30 Factions
38 Act the waiter 8 Mark of disgrace 31 Classes
39 Computer 10 Get in a lather 33 Not recorded
command 12 Having the 37 Half of hex-
40 Draws advantage
41 Supermodel 17 Dog doc
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ceived by the Board of cing bridge end pave- THAN THIRTY (30) DAYS WHEREAS, on the 15th SERVICE Mechanic needed. Open for season! 9-5, COMMERCIAL PROPER-
Supervisors of Oktib- ment, and other related AFTER THE 16TH DAY day of November, 2018, Certified in lead Apply in person at John Tues-Fri & 9-12, Sat.
the holder of said Deed TIES/Retail/Office
beha County, Missis- work as required. Bids OF NOVEMBER, 2018, removal. Offering spe- Plott Company, Inc. Over 50 years experi- Spaces starting @
sippi at the Oktibbeha shall be based on lump WHICH IS THE DATE OF of Trust substituted and cial prices on interior & 2804 Rice Mine Road, ence! Repairs, cleaning, $285/mo. Downtown &
County Chancery Clerk’s sum rates as indicated THE FIRST PUBLICA- appointed James O. exterior painting, pres- Tuscaloosa, AL 35406 refinishing, scopes
Ford as Substitute East Columbus loca-
Office in the Court- in proposal and shall in- TION OF THIS SUM- sure washing & sheet or email resume to mounted & zeroed, tions. 662-435-4188.
house, Starkville, Mis- clude all materials and MONS. IF YOUR RE- Trustee by Instrument rock repairs. kwyatt@jplott.com handmade knives.
sissippi, until 10:00 am labor necessary to com- SPONSE IS NOT SO recorded in the office of Free Estimates Located: Hwy 45 Alt, OFFICE SPACE: 2,000
on the 4th day of Janu- plete the work. MAILED OR DELIVERED, the aforesaid Chancery Call 435-6528 North of West Point,
Clerk in Instrument square feet. 294
ary, 2019 and shortly A JUDGEMENT BY DE- PCA NEEDED. Part-time, turn right on Yokahama Chubby Dr. Flexible leas-
thereafter publicly Plans and specifica- FAULT WILL BE found in Bk: Mort 2018 Plumbing 1680 Blvd, 8mi & turn left on
but long-term to work ing terms. Available
opened for the follow- tions are being made ENTERED AGAINST YOU Page:24394-24395; with paralyzed man in Darracott Rd, will see now. 662-328-8254.
ing construction in Okt- available via paper or di- FOR THE MONEY OR and ACME, INC. sign, 2.5mi ahead shop
his home. Columbus
ibbeha County, Missis- gital copy. Plan Holders OTHER RELIEF DEMAN- Stan McCown residents only. If dedic- on left. 662-494-6218.
sippi: are required to log-in or DED IN THE COM- WHEREAS, default hav- Licensed Plumber HISTORIC DOWNTOWN
ing been made in the ated to your patients, Columbus Office, Retail,
register for an account PLAINT. "We fix leaks." call after noon for an in- Pets 5150
Furnish and install ma- to view or order bid doc- payments of the in- 662-386-2915 Restaurant Space avail-
debtedness secured by terview. 662-329-3234. able. Call 662-328-
terials for bridge repair uments at You must also file the AKC ROTTWEILER pup-
on Mt. Olive Road. Ma- www.pritchardengineer- original of your Re- the said Deed of Trust, 8655 or 662-574-7879.
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jor items of work in- ingplans.com. Bid docu- sponse with the Clerk of and the holder of said DOB: 10/12/18. First
clude temporary remov- ments are non-refund- this Court within a reas- Deed of Trust, having re- FULL TIME EMPLOYEE Houses For Rent: New Hope
al of existing precast able and must be pur- onable time afterward. quested the under- NEEDED. SOME MECH- shots. Have been 7130
signed so to do. On the ANICAL KNOWLEDGE, wormed. Dew claws re-
bridge decks, removal chased through the
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$1,000. 205-412-6880.
driving new steel piles, garding website registra- and seal of said Court, 2018, I will during the EQUIPMENT. APPLY IN Christopher Hills Sub;
installing new pile caps, tion and online orders this 25th day of Octo- lawful hours of between PERSON AT HANDY- $197K (15K below ap-
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backfilling and repla- 0193. For questions re- LISA YOUNGER NEESE, offer for sale and will SERVICE
VILLE. able to rent $1,000/
cing bridge end pave- lated to the contract CHANCERY CLERK sell, at the South front 1 EACH: Reg Black An- mth - must meet minim-
door of the Lowndes GET 'ER DONE! Noweta's Green Thumb gus Bull & Small Bull
ment, and other related documents contact LOWNDES COUNTY, um credit/income re-
County Courthouse at We can grind all your is accepting applica-
work as required. Bids Pritchard Engineering at MISSISSIPPI (800lb). quirements. Military
Columbus, Mississippi, stumps. Hard to reach tions for 2 positions:
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for cash to the highest places, blown over delivery personnel &
sum rates as indicated tial sets of drawings of BY: Shantrell W. in March. $2,900 for in ready. Dep $500 plus
bidder, the following de- roots, hillsides, back- general help. Driver
in proposal and shall in- project manuals will be Granderson, D.C all. 662-251-5738. first month’s rent. Hot
scribed land and prop- yards, pastures. Free must know the area &
clude all materials and issued. tub, detached apart-
erty situated in Lowndes estimates. You find it, have good driving his-
labor necessary to com- Proposal shall be sub- PUBLISH: 11/16, ment, & large wired
mitted on Bid Forms 11/23, & 11/30/2018 County, Mississippi, to- we'll grind it! tory. Apply in person @ Business Opportunity 6050 shop. Contact James
plete the work. 662-361-8379 1325 Main St.
provided with the spe- wit: Thompson @ 662-574-
M-F, 3-5 & SAT, 9-1. HISTORIC DOWNTOWN
Plans and specifica- cifications. Bids may be IN THE CHANCERY Columbus: 411 Main 6269.
submitted in person, or COURT OF LOWNDES Boundary Description- Tree Services 1860 No phone calls.
tions are being made St. Office, Retail, Res-
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are required to log-in or ally submitted at LONG LAND INVEST- A tract of land being loc- Bucket truck & stump Medical / Dental 3300 1BA, a/c, gas heat, w/d
MENTS, INC. PLAINTIFF ated in the Southeast removal. Free est.
register for an account www.pritchardengineer- Serving Columbus GENERATIONS OF Apts For Rent: Northside 7010 hook up. No pets, no
to view or order bid doc- ingplans.com under the Quarter (SE ¼) of Sec- HUD. 662-327-2798.
VS. tion 2, Township 17 since 1987. Senior VERNON is looking for
uments at project page. No oral, Lv msg after 3rd ring,
www.pritchardengineer- telegraphic, telephonic, South, Range 17 West, citizen disc. Call Alvin @ compassionate and 520 11TH St. N. -
available for showing.
CHARLES B. PATTMAN; Lowndes County, Mis- 242-0324/241-4447 energetic LPN’s and Renovations almost
ingplans.com. Bid docu- or e-mail proposals will "We'll go out on a limb RN’s to join our caring complete. 2BR/1BA,
be considered. For LINDA C. PATTMAN; sissippi and more par-
ments are non-refund-
BUSINESS LOAN CEN- ticularly described as for you!" team. If you are as Central H&A, fresh Houses For Rent: South 7140
able and must be pur- sealed bids, the cur- passionate about long paint, new flooring,
chased through the rent Certificate of Re- TER, LLC; follows: J&A TREE REMOVAL 2BR/2BA, 2300 sqft,
STATE OF MISSISSIPPI; term care as we are, appliances and more.
website. Questions re- sponsibility Number of Work from a bucket we welcome you to Taking applications very nice w/ 2 car gar-
garding website registra- the bidder shall appear LOWNDES COUNTY, Commencing at an iron truck. Insured/bonded. age, lg back yard. Pets
MISSISSIPPI; pin marking the South- apply in person at now. $450/mo + $450
tion and online orders on the outside of each Call Jimmy for a free es- Generations of Vernon, deposit with good refer- need approval. $1,050
please contact Plan sealed envelope con- DISTRICT ATTORNEY east corner of said Sec- timate 662-386-6286. per mo + dep. 662-574-
FOR LOWNDES tion 2; run thence North 1050 Convalescent Rd., ences only. No HUD or
House at 662-407- taining a proposal, said Vernon, AL 35592 pets. Call Long & Long 7879 or 662-328-8655.
0193. For questions re- envelope being plainly COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI; 45 degrees 37 minutes VICKERS TREE
CITY OF COLUMBUS, West a distance of SERVICE, LLC or call 205.695.9313 662-328-0770.
lated to the contract marked Self Creek Road and speak with Human Houses For Rent: Other 7180
documents contact Bridge Repair. If submit- MISSISSIPPI; AND ALL 1598.1 feet to an iron Tree trimming and re-
OTHER PERSONS, pin; run thence South moval. Fully insured. Resources for more in- 1, 2, 3 BEDROOM apart-
Pritchard Engineering at ting electronically, formation. We have 1 ROOM/1BA, Utilities
662-324-2205. No par- please include this in- FIRMS AND CORPORA- 56 degrees 20 minutes Free estimates. ments & townhouses.
competitive wages, sign Included. $450/mo.
tial sets of drawings of formation on a cover TIONS HAVING OR West a distance of *Now Accepting Credit Call for more info.
on bonus for nurses, One person only. Refs
project manuals will be sheet with your bid sub- CLAIMING ANY LEGAL 244.5 feet to an iron & Debit Cards* 662-328-8254.
and uniform allowance. req. Contact/leave a
issued. mission. OR EQUITABLE IN- pin; run thence South Call Curt 662-418-0889 message for more info:
Proposal shall be sub- TEREST IN AND TO THE 56 degrees 20 minutes or 662-549-2902 STUDIO APT for rent. 662-328-8655.
mitted on Bid Forms Each Bid must be ac- FOLLOWING DE- West a distance of “A cut above the rest” Newly remodeled.
SCRIBED LAND SOLD 166.5 feet to an iron Bargain Column 4180
provided with the spe- companied by a bid $400/mth rent & dep SMALL COTTAGE:
cifications. Bids may be bond/security deposit FOR TAXES ON AUGUST pin; run thence North Good Things To Eat 2150 GENTLY USED Hobo req. Convenient to town 1BR/1BA, all appl. incl.
submitted in person, or or certified check in an 30, 2010, PARCEL NO. 84 degrees 27 minutes brand blue Lauren & CAFB. No hud. No
63W090000788, PPIN West a distance of 25.9 Water, trash, lawn incl.
for those interested, amount equal to 5% of clutch wallet. $50. Call pets. 662-328-2340. in lease. Near Stark-
bids can be electronic- the bid, payable to Okt- 30777, IN THE NW 1/4 feet to an iron pin; run 662-251-3205.
OF SW 1/4 OF SEC- thence North 57 de- ville, Columbus & West
ally submitted at ibbeha County as bid Apts For Rent: West 7050 Point. No pets.
www.pritchardengineer- security. In the event TION 18, TOWNSHIP 18 grees 18 minutes West
SOUTH, RANGE 17 a distance of 310.7 feet $500/mo. $400 dep.
ingplans.com under the that an electronic bid is Computer Equipment 4390 FOR LEASE: 2BR/1BA, App/refs/lease req.
project page. No oral, submitted, a copy of the WEST, LOWNDES to the Point of Begin-
COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI; ning of the herein de- Prairie Waters, 662-242-2923.
telegraphic, telephonic, bid bond must be in- APPLE IMAC, 2.0 GHz $700/mo, $700 dep.
or e-mail proposals will cluded with the submis- AND DOES 1-75, IN- scribed tract; run Core Duo computer.
CLUSIVE DEFENDANTS thence North 57 de- Call 662-328-5556. Land For Rent / Lease 7190
be considered. For sion. If submitting elec- Built-in monitor. 2GB
grees 18 minutes West RAM, Keyboard, mouse,

VIP
sealed bids, the cur- tronically, a hard copy of 25 ACRES, Hay or Pas-
rent Certificate of Re- all bid documents must CAUSE NO. 2018-0690 a distance of 333.3 feet printer & desk incl.
to an iron pin; run $300. 205-246-8704. ture land in Steens for
sponsibility Number of be provided within 3

Rentals
SUMMONS thence North 16 de- rent. 662-327-4392.
the bidder shall appear business days if reques-
on the outside of each ted after the bid open- grees 35 minutes East
THE STATE OF MISSIS- a distance of 210.1 feet Farm Equipment & Supplies Hunting Land 7200
sealed envelope con-
taining a proposal, said
ing.
SIPPI to an iron pin; run 4420 Apartments 135 ACRES in Caledo-
& Houses
envelope being plainly Bidders are hereby noti- thence North 58 de-
TO: THE UNKNOWN DE- grees 37 minutes west 2016 JOHN Deere nia. $1,400 for hunting
marked Mt. Olive Road fied that any proposal
Bridge Repair. If submit- accompanied by letters FENDANTS, ALL OTHER a distance of 210.1 feet
PERSONS, FIRMS AND to an iron pin on the
5100E Tractor, 210 1 Bedrooms lease. 662-327-4392.
hours. $46,500.
ting electronically,
please include this in-
qualifying in any man-
ner the condition under CORPORATIONS HAV- East right-of-way of Also, 2016 15ft 2 Bedroooms Mobile Homes for Rent 7250
formation on a cover which the proposal is ING OR CLAIMING ANY
LEGAL OR EQUITABLE
Vaughn-Roberson Road;
run thence North 21 de-
Kubota Bush hog avail. 3 Bedrooms RENT A fully equipped
sheet with your bid sub- tendered will be con- 205-329-1790.
grees 34 minutes East camper w/utilities &
mission. sidered an irregular bid
and such proposal will
INTEREST IN AND TO
THE FOLLOWING DE- and along said right-of- Furnished & cable from $145/wk -
Each Bid must be ac- not be considered in SCRIBED LAND, SOLD way a distance of 35.4
WANTED TO BUY! Good Unfurnished $535/month. Colum-
bus & County School
companied by a bid making the award. FOR TAXES ON AUGUST feet to an iron pin; run
bond/security deposit 30, 2010, PARCEL NO. thence South 55 de-
used drawbar pulled roll-
a-bar type hay rake 1, 2, & 3 Baths locations. 662-242-
7653 or 601-940-1397.
63W090000788, PPIN grees 44 minutes east
or certified check in an Prices shall be good for
a period of 60 days 30777, IN THE NW ¼ a distance of 274.0 feet (such as N/H 256) and Lease, Deposit
amount equal to 5% of a good used Kuhn
the bid, payable to Okt- from date of signing. OF SW ¼ OF SECTION to an iron pin; run
PEEPLES PECANS GMD600 (or equivalent) & Credit Check Rooms For Rent 7450
18, TOWNSHIP 18 thence South 52 de-
ibbeha County as bid
SOUTH, RANGE 17 grees 38 minutes East
754 Pecan Drive 6 disc mower. Also look- viceinvestments.com WEST POINT:
327-8555
security. In the event PUBLISH: 11/23 & Starkville, MS ing for a good cattle Room - $120/wk.
that an electronic bid is 11/30/2018 WEST, LOWNDES a distance of 281.3 feet
Custom cracking, trailer. 662-328-5248. Large Room (priv entr) -
submitted, a copy of the COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI to a point; run thence
shelling, & blowing your $150/wk. All furnished
bid bond must be in- IN THE CHANCERY South 17 degrees 38
pecans. We also sell w/ furn, appl, utils &
cluded with the submis- COURT OF LOWNDES You have been made a minutes West a dis- shelled, halved, & Firewood / Fuel 4450 Apts For Rent: Other 7080
Defendant in the suit tance of 208.6 feet to cable. 662-295-4701.
sion. If submitting elec- COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI pieces! 662-574-1660.
tronically, a hard copy of filed in this Court by the Point of Beginning FIREWOOD FOR Sale. 1BR/1BA in Historic
all bid documents must EDGEWOOD, LLC Long Land Investments, and containing 1.75 Various lengths. Downtown Columbus. Lots & Acreage 8600
PLAINTIFF Inc., Plaintiff, seeking acres, more or less. General Help Wanted 3200 662-295-2274 $525/mo. No pets.
be provided within 3 2.28 +/- Acre Lot.
business days if reques- the Court to confirm the 662-328-8655.
tax title of property in Also including a 1997 Accountant Position - 149 Tanyia Lane. Off of
ted after the bid open- VS. Columbus A/R, A/P,
Lowndes County, Mis- Spir SIA manufactured Furniture 4480 Lake Lowndes Road.
ing. Payroll, Sales Tax, 1BR/1BA located in His- Has asphalt drive &
CHARLES B. PATTMAN; sissippi (the home Serial No.
SIAL7496 Journal Entries, Recon- CORINTHIAN LEATHER toric Downtown Colum- parking, 1200 ft. shop
Bidders are hereby noti- LINDA C. PATTMAN; “Property”). Defend- ciliations, Closings for bus, Open space, very
BUSINESS LOAN CEN- ants other than you in sofas with dual re- w/ living area, septic
fied that any proposal multiple companies. cliners, new, burgundy, nice. $650/mo. 662- tank & water meter. No
accompanied by letters TER, LLC; this action are Charles I will only convey such Attention to detail &
title as is vested in me accuracy are req. Com- oxblood. Barely used! 328-8655. trailers. $45,000. Call
qualifying in any man- STATE OF MISSISSIPPI; B. Pattman; Linda C.
Pattman; Business Loan as Substitute Trustee. Purchase price was 662-574-0345.
ner the condition under LOWNDES COUNTY, petitive salary w/ bene- $2400. Will sell both for 1BR/1BA Loft in Histor-
which the proposal is MISSISSIPPI; Center, LLC; State of fits & health insurance.
DISTRICT ATTORNEY Mississippi; Lowndes WITNESS MY SIGNA- $1800 or $900/$1000 ic Downtown Columbus. 3.5 Acre Lot. 3 estab-
tendered will be con- Send Resumes To: sep. Serious inquires 1,200 sqft. Available
sidered an irregular bid FOR LOWNDES County, Mississippi; TURE, this the 27th day jobs@ lished trailer lots. Play-
COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI; District Attorney for of November, 2018. only. H 662-798-4375 12/1. $700 per month ground. Located on
and such proposal will prographicsms.com 662-328-8655.
CITY OF COLUMBUS, Lowndes County, Mis- or C 662-574-0369. Morgan Lane. Off of
not be considered in
making the award. MISSISSIPPI; AND ALL sissippi; and, City of James O. Ford EXPERIENCED CIVIL Harris Road. Caledonia
OTHER PERSONS, Columbus, Mississippi. Substitute Trustee Estimator/Project DOWNTOWN: 2BR/1BA, Schools. $25,000.
You are required to mail Garage Sales: East 4510 CH&A, 1 story, W/D, 662-574-0345.
Prices shall be good for FIRMS AND CORPORA- Manager needed. Apply
a period of 60 days TIONS HAVING OR or hand deliver a writ- Ford Law Firm in person at John Plott historic district, 1 block
P.O. Box 1661 207 SPRINGDALE Dr.
from date of signing. CLAIMING ANY LEGAL ten response to the Company, Inc. 2804 from downtown, $625/ LOWNDES COUNTY 45
Sat, 12/1. 7a-3p.
OR EQUITABLE IN- Complaint filed against 346 N. Broadway Rice Mine Road, mo. + $625 dep. NO acres on Sobley & Dav-
Antique dealers out of
you in this action to An- Tupelo, MS 38802
PUBLISH: 11/23 & TEREST IN AND TO THE
(662) 844-4316
Tuscaloosa, AL 35406 business, great prices, PETS. 662-574-8789. is Rd. Excellent hunting.
11/30/2018 FOLLOWING DE- drew Hammond, Attor- or email resume to Peaceful & Quiet area. 1 mile west of Hwy. 69.
no reasonable offer
SCRIBED LAND SOLD ney for Plaintiff, whose kwyatt@jplott.com Small creek runs thru
refused. Rain or Shine!
IN THE MATIER OF THE FOR TAXES ON AUGUST address is Young Wells PUBLISH: November 30 FIRST FULL MONTH property. $1375 per
30, 2010, PARCEL NO. Williams P.A., Post Of- and December 7, 14, CAMGIAN MICROSYS-
ESTATE OF THOMAS
TEMS has a position RENT FREE! 1 & 2 Bed- acre. 205-799-9846 or
CAMERON BAILEY 63W090000701, PPIN fice Box 6005, Ridge- 21, 2018 205-695-2248.
20797, IN THE NW 1/4 land, Mississippi 39158 opening for a Corporate 617 SYCAMORE St. Fri. room Apts/Townhomes.
11a-6p & Sat. 7a-12p. Stove & refrigerator.
CAUSE NO. 2018-0218- OF SW 1/4 OF SEC- or 141 Township Aven-
ue, Suite 300, Ridge-
Building & Remodeling 1120 Accountant. This is a
full-time position. Many tools, Christmas $335-$600 Monthly. WINTER SPECIAL
B TION 18, TOWNSHIP 18 Credit check & deposit. 1.95 acre lots.
decor, many misc.
SOUTH, RANGE 17 land, Mississippi HOME REPAIRS & CON- Primary responsibilities Coleman Realty, Good/bad credit.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS WEST, LOWNDES 39157. STRUCTION WORK will include leading the
accounting functions 662-329-2323. 10% down, as low as
COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI; WANTED. Carpentry, $299/mo. Eaton Land.
AND DOES 1-75, IN- YOUR RESPONSE MUST small concrete jobs, and overseeing the gen- General Merchandise 4600
THE STATE OF MISSIS- 662-361-7711
COLEMAN
SIPPI CLUSIVE DEFENDANTS BE MAILED OR DE- electrical, plumbing, eral ledger. For more de-
tails about the position HOVERROUND CHAIR,
LOWNDES COUNTY LIVERED NOT LATER roof repairs, pressure needs battery. New.
CAUSE NO. 2018-0688 THAN THIRTY (30) DAYS washing and mobile and requirements, go to
$300, Cash Only. RENTALS Need a
Letters of Administra- AFTER THE 16TH DAY home roof coating and www.camgian.com/
careers. Send resume 662-386-2915. TOWNHOUSES & APARTMENTS
tion have been granted SUMMONS OF NOVEMBER, 2018, underpinning. No job
and issued to the under- WHICH IS THE DATE OF too small. 549-7031. to Camgian-HR 1 BEDROOM
signed upon the Estate THE STATE OF MISSIS- THE FIRST PUBLICA- @camgian.com
of Thomas Cameron SIPPI TION OF THIS SUM- MILLERMATIC 180 wire 2 BEDROOMS
welder. New. $1200
Bailey, deceased, by the MONS. IF YOUR RE- SUGGS CONSTRUCTION
firm. CASH ONLY. 3 BEDROOMS
Chancery Court of TO: THE UNKNOWN DE-
FENDANTS, ALL OTHER
SPONSE IS NOT SO Building, remodeling,
MAILED OR DELIVERED, metal roofing, painting Text, 662-386-2915. NEW RIDE?
Lowndes County, Mis- LEASE,
© The Dispatch

sissippi, on the 5th day PERSONS, FIRMS AND A JUDGEMENT BY DE- & all home repairs. FIND ONE IN THE
of November, 2018. CORPORATIONS HAV- FAULT WILL BE
ENTERED AGAINST YOU
662-242-3471
STARKVILLE HABITAT
DEPOSIT CLASSIFIEDS
This is to give notice to ING OR CLAIMING ANY
all persons having LEGAL OR EQUITABLE FOR THE MONEY OR
Tom Hatcher, LLC
for Humanity ReStore is AND
claims against said es- INTEREST IN AND TO OTHER RELIEF DEMAN- open Saturday, Decem-
tate to Probate and Re- THE FOLLOWING DE- DED IN THE COM-
Custom Construction, ber 1, 8-11 AM. Loc- CREDIT CHECK
Restoration, Remodel-
gister same with the SCRIBED LAND, SOLD PLAINT. ing, Repair, Insurance ated at 1632 Rockhill Autos For Sale 9150
Chancery Clerk of
Lowndes County, Mis-
FOR TAXES ON AUGUST
30, 2010, PARCEL NO. You must also file the
claims. 662-364-1769.
Licensed & Bonded
Road in Starkville. Nice
selection of Christmas 662-329-2323 1994 GMC JIMMY,
sissippi, within ninety 63W090000701, PPIN original of your Re- trees and decorations, 4WD, power windows,
(90) days from the first 20797, IN THE NW ¼ sponse with the Clerk of along with the usual mud tires, everything
publication date of this OF SW ¼ OF SECTION this Court within a reas- General Services 1360 bargains on furniture, 2411 HWY 45 N works! $1150. 662-
Notice to Creditors. A 18, TOWNSHIP 18 onable time afterward.
MUSIC THEORY LES-
appliances, building ma- COLUMBUS, MS 251-5738.
failure to so Probate SOUTH, RANGE 17 terials, and more.
and Register said claim WEST, LOWNDES Issued under my hand SONS
2002 VOLVO S80 T6, 4
will forever bar the COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI and seal of said Court, $25 per hour Apts For Rent: Other 7080 door sedan. Good condi-
this 26th day of Octo- Chords, Scales, Modes
same. & more! Call Jimbo @ tion, Michelin radials.
You have been made a ber 2018. $3950. CASH ONLY!
Defendant in the suit 662-364-1687
This the 26 day of 662-889-8914.
November, 2018. filed in this Court by LISA YOUNGER NEESE, If no answer leave
Edgewood, LLC, CHANCERY CLERK voicemail or text.
Campers & RVs 9300
/s/ Kelly Charlene Ray Plaintiff, seeking the LOWNDES COUNTY,
Kelly Charlene Ray, Ad- Court to confirm the tax MISSISSIPPI NEED A Privacy Fence? TOMBIGBEE RV Park,
ministrator title of property in Call JB@662-549-7167 located on Wilkins Wise
Lowndes County, Mis- BY: Shantrell W. Columbus Area Only! Rd & Waverly Rd. Full
PUBLISH: 11/30, 12/7, sissippi (the Granderson, D.C. Hookups available.
& 12/14/2018 “Property”). Defend- $300/mo. 662-328-
ants other than you in PUBLISH: 11/16, RETAINER WALL, drive- 8655 or 662-574-7879.
Sealed bids will be re- this action are Charles 11/23, & 11/30/2018 way, foundation, con-
ceived by the Board of
Supervisors of Oktib-
B. Pattman; Linda C.
Pattman; Business Loan LEGAL NOTICE
crete, masonry restora-
tion, remodeling, base- Five Questions:
Find
beha County, Missis- Center, LLC; State of ment foundation, re-
sippi at the Oktibbeha Mississippi; Lowndes Substituted Trustee’s pairs, small dump truck
1 Catnip
County Chancery Clerk’s County, Mississippi; Notice of Sale hauling (5-6 yd) load &

What
Office in the Court- District Attorney for demolition/lot cleaning.
house, Starkville, Mis- Lowndes County, Mis- STATE OF MISSISSIPPI Burr Masonry
sissippi, until 10:00 am sissippi; and, City of COUNTY OF LOWNDES 662-242-0259.
2 San Jose
You’re
on the 4th day of Janu- Columbus, Mississippi .
ary, 2019 and shortly WHEREAS, on the 2nd
WORK WANTED:
SaberCats
thereafter publicly You are required to mail day of October 2014,
Wanda Logan and Licensed & Bonded-car-
opened for the follow- or hand deliver a writ-
ing construction in Okt- ten response to the
ibbeha County, Missis- Complaint filed against
Tommy Logan, ex-
ecuted and delivered a
certain Deed of Trust
pentry, painting, & de-
molition. Landscaping,
gutters cleaned, bush
Looking
3 Miami
sippi: you in this action to An-

For
unto Lori Nail Basham, hogging, clean-up work,
drew Hammond, Attor- pressure washing, mov-
Furnish and install ma- ney for Plaintiff, whose Trustee for Community
Mortgage & Loan, Inc. ing help & furniture
terials for bridge repair address is Young Wells repair. 662-242-3608
In
Beneficiary, to secure
4 15
on Self Creek Road. Ma- Williams P.A., Post Of-
jor items of work in- fice Box 6005, Ridge- an indebted therein de-
clude temporary remov- land, Mississippi 39158 scribed, which Deed of Lawn Care / Landscaping
al of existing precast or 141 Township Aven- Trust is recorded in the 1470
bridge decks, removal ue, Suite 300, Ridge- Office of the Chancery
of existing timber piles, land, Mississippi Clerk of Lowndes
County, Mississippi in
JESSE & BEVERLY'S 5 Freedom of
driving new steel piles, 39157. LAWN SERVICE. Mow-
installing new pile caps,
re-installing existing YOUR RESPONSE MUST
Instrument found in Bk:
Mort 2014 Page 22574-
ing, cleanup, landscap- CLASSIFIEDS Information
ing, sodding, & tree cut-
precast bridge decks,
backfilling and repla-
BE MAILED OR DE-
LIVERED NOT LATER
22577 and ting. 356-6525.
www.cdispatch.com
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