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The Starkville Dispatch

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Wednesday | December 12, 2018

As anchor tenants depart, Middleton Court sees opportunity
Shopping center owners Tuesday Morning left the shopping
center, at the intersection of Highway
A shopper walks
dispute Sports Center 12 and Louisville Street, earlier this
year and relocated farther west to a
into Starkville’s
Sports Center
claims of doubling rent larger facility next to Bargain Hunt.
Sports Center’s owner, Wyatt Craig,
on Monday.
The store has
By Alex Holloway announced last week in a Facebook post announced plans to close, which
that his store is closing.
would make it the
Another Middleton Court tenant, second to leave
Two of Middleton Court’s anchor Revolution Consignment, has bought the Middleton
store locations will soon be empty.
a building and will soon be moving, Court Shopping
However, the shopping center’s Center after
as well, according to Jason Perry, who
owners and Starkville business leaders Tuesday Morning
and retail recruiters say there’s little owns the shopping center through the
relocated earlier
concern about Middleton Court’s long- company Lewko Properties LLC. in the year.
term success. See Shopping center, 3A Alex Holloway/Dispatch Staff

Eight apply READY TO RIDE
for open
judge seat
Aldermen to hold
interviews on Friday
By Alex Holloway

Eight candidates have submitted
applications by Monday’s deadline
to become Starkville’s next munic-
ipal judge.
The city’s board of aldermen will
hold a special-call meeting at 3 p.m.
Friday, after a work session, to in-
terview candidates.
Aldermen are looking to appoint
a new municipal judge after Rodney
Faver, who now holds the post, was
elected to the Chancery District
14, Place 1 judge seat. Starkville’s
municipal judge salary ranges from
Alex Holloway/Dispatch Staff
$50,000 to $67,500. Aldermen will
Starkville Police Department officer Colby Huffman helps Sudduth Elementary School first-grade student Paradise Ward with
set the new judge’s salary when a bicycle helmet. SPD partnered with Academy Sports and Outdoors to deliver 30 bicycles to kindergartners and first graders
they make a hire. at Sudduth on Tuesday.
The municipal judge applicants
aldermen will consider are Charles
Bruce Brown, Jimmy Brown, Marty
Haug, Jeffrey Hosford, Jay Hurdle,

State tells AMS to improve writing scores for SPED students
Brian Kelley, Caroline Moore and
Whit Waide.
Charles Bruce Brown has oper-
ated a law office in Starkville for 28
years. He was sworn in to practice Principal presents plan to board with proficiency goals those students are consid-
ered to have disabilities.
law in Mississippi’s state and feder- BY MARY POLLITZ Principal Julie Kennedy presented an
al courts in April 1990 and has ex- Kennedy said AMS was
improvement plan to the Starkville-Ok- notified by the Mississippi
perience as a public defender. He’s
worked as a municipal attorney Armstrong Middle School is now tibbeha Consolidated School District Department of Education
and prosecutor for Mathiston since state mandated to improve its students Board of Trustees on Tuesday night, in October, but her staff
2008 and Sturgis since Sept. 2017. with disabilities on English Language which unanimously approved it. started implementing
See Applicants, 8A Arts. AMS houses grades 6-8. About 150 of See AMS, 8A Kennedy

Weather Five Questions Calendar Local Folks Public
1 Name six of the eight vegetables in Sunday meetings
the original V8. Dec. 14: Board
■ White Christmas at FUMC: Columbus’ First
2 What California seaside city bills itself of Aldermen
United Methodist Church, 602 Main St., presents
the “American Riviera? work session,
3 In what city does Armistead Maupin’s this special service with a traditional nativity.
1:15 p.m., City
“Tales of the City” take place? Everyone is invited to bring a gift of canned foods
4 If all your blood vessels were connect- wrapped in white, or monetary gifts in white en-
Dec. 17: Board
Josalyn Lee ed end to end, how many miles would velopes, to the altar. Afterward, food baskets are
they reach — 600; 6,000; or 60,000? of Supervisors,
Second grade, Annunciation packed for those in need. For more information,
5 What U.S. soccer player boosted 5:30 p.m., Ok-
contact the church office, 662-328-5252.

56 Low 45
sales of Nike’s sports bras after the tibbeha County
1999 FIFA Women’s World Cup final? Courthouse
High Dec. 18: Board
Partly sunny Answers, 8B of Aldermen,
Full forecast on
5:30 p.m., City
page 2A. Top of page Hall
Inside ing conducts the Columbus Sings “Messiah”
Classifieds 7B Obituaries 4A Orchestra and Chorus at Annunciation Catholic
Comics 4B Opinions 6A Church in Columbus Tuesday evening. This is the
Crossword 8B Scene & Seen 2A eighteenth year of the production. — Photo by Christye Van Horn, of Wino-
Dear Abby 4B Food 5B Deanna Robinson/Dispatch Staff na, loves handmade items.

2A Wednesday, December 12, 2018 The Dispatch •

Did you hear?
4 journalists and a newspaper
are Time’s Person of the Year
Magazine began

end-of-year tradition in
1927 that Time has fea- ‘SOUNDS OF THE SEASON’
the end-of-year tured a journalist or rec-
ognized someone posthu-
Columbus’ Christmas Parade celebrated “Sounds of the Season”
with big crowds that gathered along the parade route Dec. 3. —
tradition in 1927 mously. Photos by Chris Jenkins/Special to The Dispatch
Time said that 2018 has
By DAVID BAUDER been marked by manipu-
The Associated Press
lation and abuse of infor-
mation, along with efforts
by governments to foment
magazine on Tuesday rec-
mistrust of the facts.
ognized journalists, includ-
ing the slain Saudi colum- Goldberger said the
nist Jamal Khashoggi, as its magazine hopes the choice
2018 Person of the Year in reminds people outside of
what it said was an effort to journalism about the im-
emphasize the importance portance of the work.
of reporters’ work in an in- Joel Simon, executive di-
creasingly hostile world. rector of the Committee to
The designation wasn’t Protect Journalists, said he
intended as a specific mes- sees this message already
sage to the magazine’s run- starting to get through —
ner-up choice, President sadly, in part because of the
Donald Trump, who has attention paid to Khashog-
denounced “fake news” gi’s killing. Khashoggi is
and called some reporters one of at least 52 journalists
enemies of the people, said murdered so far this year,
Ben Goldberger, executive the committee said.
editor. “In some ways, I feel
Time cited four figures we’re at a turning point,”
it called “the guardians.” Simon said.
Besides Khashoggi, they Khashoggi was killed
are the staff of the Capi- two months ago when The
tal Gazette in Annapolis, Washington Post colum-
Maryland, where five peo- nist, who had lived in the
ple were shot to death in U.S., visited Saudi Arabia’s
June; Philippine journalist consulate in Turkey for
Maria Ressa; and Reuters paperwork so he could get
reporters Wa Lone and married. He had been criti- Nate, Rhys and Rhyn Wilson
Kyaw Soe Oo, who have cal of the Saudi regime.
been jailed in Myanmar for The Washington Post
a year. applauded Time for its
It’s the first time since message of support for
the magazine began the journalists.

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rammed his car into coun-
terprotesters at a white
Man’s sentencing set for March 29
nationalist rally in Charlot- gree murder in the kill- The jury deliberated
CHARLOTTESVILLE, tesville two summers ago.
The Commercial Dispatch (USPS 142-320) ing of Heather Heyer, a for about four hours over
Va. — A jury Tuesday The decision capped a
Published daily except Saturday. Entered at the post office at Columbus, Mississippi.
called for a sentence of life 32-year-old paralegal and two days before agreeing
Periodicals postage paid at Columbus, MS
trial laced with survivors’ activist, and also asked on a punishment.
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The Commercial Dispatch, P.O. Box 511, Columbus, MS 39703 anguished testimony and for hundreds more years Fields drove to Virgin-
Published by Commercial Dispatch Publishing Company Inc., for the Hitler admirer who
details of the driver’s long on nine counts involving ia from his home in Mau-
516 Main St., Columbus, MS 39703 killed a woman when he
history of mental illness. injuries Fields caused to mee, Ohio, to support the
FIVE-DAY FORECAST FOR THE GOLDEN TRIANGLE James Alex Fields Jr., others and for leaving the white nationalists at the
21, stood stoically with his scene of the crash. “Unite the Right” rally on
hands folded in front of Heyer’s mother, Susan Aug. 12, 2017.
him as he heard the jury’s Bro, said she was satisfied After police forced the
recommendation. with the decision. crowds to disband be-
TONIGHT THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY It will be up to Judge “The bottom line is cause of violent clashes
Cloudy Cloudy with afternoon Cloudy with a little rain A couple of showers in Mostly cloudy
rain the morning Richard Moore to decide justice has him where he between white national-
on the punishment at needs to be,” Bro said. ists and anti-racism dem-
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Fields’ sentencing, set for “My daughter is still not onstrators, Fields spotted
ALMANAC DATA March 29. Judges in Vir- here and the other sur- a large group of protesters
Columbus Tuesday
ginia often go along with vivors still have their marching and singing. He
Tuesday 47° 25° the jury’s recommenda- wounds to deal with, so stopped his car, backed
Normal 58° 36° tion. Under state law, they we’ve all been damaged up, then sped forward
Record 79° (2015) 17° (1978)
PRECIPITATION (in inches) can impose a shorter sen- permanently, but we do into the crowd, according
Tuesday Trace tence but not a longer one. survive. We do move for- to testimony from witness-
Month to date 3.34
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The jury called for a ward. We don’t stay in that es and video surveillance
Year to date 60.96 life sentence for first-de- dark place.” shown to jurors.
Normal year to date 52.35
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Airline group: Christmas travel will rise 5.2 percent
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Columbus 15 9.79 +1.60 Showers T-Storms Rain Flurries Snow Ice Cold Warm Stationary Jetstream
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Aberdeen Dam 188 164.97 -3.52 Dallas 59/38/r 50/36/r Phoenix 66/41/s 71/51/s a 5.2 percent increase that 45.7 million passen- flights. They are hoping
Stennis Dam 166 141.34 -3.52
Bevill Dam 136 136.22 -0.15
Salt Lake City
in air travel during the gers will fly on a U.S. that’s enough to handle
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Sentencing reforms get Survey: Mississippi
powerful backer in Mississippi jail inmates fall,
Following Trump, Bryant Inside but many stay long
pi,” Bryant said. “The 85 percent rule
had done its job and we were filling n CRIMINAL JUSTICE VOTE: Senate Ma-
for lighter sentencing prisons in Mississippi and having to
build more.”
jority Leader says he will bring legislation to
overhaul federal sentencing laws. Page 5A Almost half of the more than 5,000
By JEFF AMY Across the nation, at least 34
The Associated Press states have taken action since 2001 benefit of looking back over this people jailed had a stay of 90 or
to change or reduce laws requiring failed experiment — lock ‘em up
JACKSON— A con- mandatory minimum sentences ac- and throw away the key — and can more consecutive days
servative Republican cording to Families Against Man- see it hasn’t made people’s lives bet-
governor and former datory Minimums. In some states, By JEFF AMY
ter,” said Matt Schlapp, chairman of The Associated Press
sheriff’s deputy who prison populations have been falling the American Conservative Union.
once sought longer for years. Mississippi was late to the Proposed changes for Mississip- JACKSON — A new survey provided to The As-
prison sentences for movement and historically impris- pi have yet to be specified, but could sociated Press suggests that the number of Missis-
criminals says he’s oned people at the second-highest include allowing people to wipe sippi inmates jailed for short periods may be declin-
changed his mind and rate in the nation, behind Louisiana. out criminal records and letting ing, but that those in jail for longer is holding steady.
now wants to make Bryant Mississippi passed a bill in 2014 officials reconsider long sentences However, experts say it’s hard to draw too many
Mississippi’s justice system less pu- meant to cut prison sentences. The handed down in the past. Other pos- conclusions from the data. Observers underline
nitive. state’s prison population declined for sibilities include improving re-entry that better information is needed to help policymak-
Gov. Phil Bryant’s statements a time, but the number of state prison- programs for people in prison, try- ers determine why people are in jail, what’s keeping
came Tuesday at a meeting sponsored ers is rising again. ing to divert people who are mental- them there, and what Mississippi should do about it.
by groups including top Republican Louisiana moved to cut prison ly ill from the criminal system and The survey by the MacArthur Justice Center
backers to build support among law- population, probation and parole cutting sentences for drug crimes. shows almost half of the more than 5,000 people
makers and others for such changes. caseloads in 2017, seeing a signifi- Lawmakers could be asked to jailed had a stay of 90 or more consecutive days.
The move comes as U.S. Senate cant drop in population in just a year. let more people get out of jail while More than 600 had been in jail longer than a year,
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Both Louisiana and Mississippi now awaiting trial without paying bail but that number includes an unknown number of
announced Tuesday that he will ac- imprison fewer people per capita than and to set up a statewide public de- people serving sentences in jails and not just await-
cede to President Donald Trump’s Oklahoma. fender system to improve legal rep- ing trial.
push to reduce some federal sentenc- Some conservative groups have resentation for people accused of Long pretrial detentions are particularly prev-
es. Bryant is an outspoken Trump been seeking less punitive sentenc- crimes. alent in Mississippi because of impoverished in-
supporter. es for years, arguing that prison sys- Van Jones, a liberal commenta- mates who can’t make bail, delays in appointing
The governor, who once served as tems cost too much money and that tor and co-founder of criminal jus- public defenders, slow processing of evidence and
a sheriff’s deputy in Hinds County, America’s tough-on-crime culture tice reform group #Cut50, said the even infrequent meetings of local courts stemming
said that as a state House member, he can create laws that infringe on peo- agreement at the federal level could from the state’s rural nature.
pushed for a law requiring inmates to ple’s rights. Among the sponsors of also provide political cover for ac- It’s the second such survey in a year by the
serve 85 percent of their sentences in Tuesday’s conference were Ameri- tion. University of Mississippi branch of Chicago-based
state prison. But he said that he later cans for Prosperity, the political arm “Everywhere else the water is MacArthur. Cliff Johnson, a law professor who has
reconsidered. of the conservative Koch brothers’ now safe for reform because Nancy led data collection, blames many extended deten-
“I began to realize the cost, as network and the American Conserva- Pelosi and Donald Trump support tions on judges who set bail that poor defendants
lieutenant governor then, of what was tive Union. the same bill,” Jones told the Missis- can’t pay.
happening in the state of Mississip- “Today’s public officials have the sippi meeting.

Shopping center
Continued from Page 1A
Still, Perry said, there Cannon said. “There will signed a five-year lease documentation.
are already plans in the always probably be some extension. He has indicated, as of
works to bring new busi- kind of interest in that now, he intends to close
nesses into those spots.
“We (already) have
“There has been inter-
Rent going up, but not Sports Center by the end
a tenant that will be est from retailers in the doubling of February.
going in (the Revolution) past, but there just hasn’t Craig blamed Sports
location,” Perry said. been existing space,” he Center’s closing on the
“There’s a tenant going added. “We’ve commu- location’s rent “doubling.”
in the Sports Center nicated with Jason in the Both Perry and Koehn
Archery space probably past regarding different acknowledged the rent is
in March. I can’t say who tenants at different increasing, due to Sports
yet. times. A lot of this comes Center reaching the end
“The shopping center down to timing.” of its lease without a
is doing well,” he con- Billy Wang, owner of renewal option. As such,
tinued. “It’s one of those Umi’s Japanese Steak- they said, they entered
things that I have no house and Sushi Bar in negotiations with Sports
doubt will continue to fill Middleton Court, said Center for a new lease at
up.” he’s confident the vacant the location.
Sean Koehn, Perry’s spots won’t stay that way However, both denied
business partner, said long. that Sports Center’s rent
Sports Center’s main “I think that location is doubling.
location, which is sep- can fill very quickly,” “We have a great
arate from the already Wang said. “It’s a very amount of respect for
vacant former Archery prime location. Our what Sports Center has
space, could be split to business, every year, has done over there,” Perry
house two stores. He been picking up, at both said. “I agree with Mr.
said there’s already been locations in Starkville Craig that while he was
some interest in those and Columbus. Every there, he was a very good
locations. year has been better than tenant. But that’s just
“We have gotten some the last. I’m very confi- not what happened. We
interest,” Koehn said. “In dent that the shopping would never have jumped
all likelihood, that one center will continue to do someone’s rent up by
store will be two poten- well.” double.”
tial new locations. Both Multiple other busi- Perry and Koehn
of those are in negotia- ness owners in Middle- declined to provide
tions. At the same time, ton Court spoke with The documentation of Sports
we’re still under lease Dispatch and expressed Center’s lease offer.
and in negotiations with satisfaction with their Craig declined to
Mr. Craig (which expires comment further, saying
location. Citi Trends,
in July).” he was awaiting written
a clothing store, just
For the former
Tuesday Morning spot,
located at the east end
of the shopping center,
Koehn said his firm is
being “very selective.”
“The phone has been
ringing off the hook,”
Koehn said. “… We want
to be sure we have a good
fit for that location.”

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James K. Hall, Sr.
Around the world James Kenneth Hall, Sr., 78, of Steens, MS,
passed away Monday, December 10, 2018, at his
UK disarray: Prime Minister May residence.
Visitation will be Wednesday, December 12,

to face no-confidence vote from her party 2018, from 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM at Lowndes Fu-
neral Home, Columbus, MS. A funeral service
will follow at 10:00 AM in the Lowndes Funeral
The Associated Press within the Conservative bloc that they want. and Steve Baker said in Home Chapel with Dr. Shawn Parker officiating.
Party grew increasingly Former Environment a joint statement that “in A graveside service will be at 1:30 PM at Antioch
LONDON — A no-con- frustrated with May’s con- Secretary Owen Paterson the national interest, she Cemetery, Ripley, MS, in Tippah County, with
fidence vote in British duct of Brexit and the di- accused May of acting must go.” Lowndes Funeral Home directing.
Prime Minister Theresa vorce deal she has agreed like a “supplicant” in deal- But in a defiant state- Mr. Hall was born February 23, 1940, to the
May Wednesday threw with the European Union. ings with the EU. ment outside 10 Downing late Cecil Franklin and Ada Davis Hall, in Blue
U.K. politics deeper into The challenge throws “She’s not the person St., May said “a change of
crisis and Brexit further
Mountain, Tippah County, MS. He retired from
Britain’s already rocky to see Brexit through,” he leadership in the Conser-
into doubt. Glenn Machine Works as a crane operator after
path out of the EU, which said. vative Party now will put
May vowed to fight for it is due to leave in March,
30+ years.
Leading pro-Brexit leg- our country’s future at
the leadership of her par- into further chaos and In addition to his parents, Mr. Hall was preced-
islators Jacob Rees-Mogg risk.”
ty and the country “with comes days after May ed in death by his wife, Linda Connor Hall; sis-

Rebecca Palmer
everything I’ve got” after postponed a vote to ap- ters, Mary Bell, Joyce Childers and Nancy Lynn
opponents who have been prove the divorce deal to Hall; and brother, Frank Hall.
circling for weeks final- avoid all-but-certain de- Mr. Hall is survived by his children, Wanda
ly got the numbers they feat. Rebecca Johnson Palmer, age 54, died Sunday Lancaster, Steens, MS and James Kenneth (Dale)
needed to spark a vote Many supporters of November 18, 2018, at her residence in Colum- Hall, Jr., Columbus, MS; sisters, Sarah Johnson,
among Conservative Par- Brexit say May’s deal, a bus. Memorial Services will be held at a later Ginny (David) Diamonte and Doris Moffett of
ty lawmakers. compromise that retains date. Ripley, MS; brothers, John David (Cindy) Hall,
The threat to May close economic ties with Rebecca was born on May 12, 1961, in Vernon, Ripley, MS, Larry (Linda) Hall, West Point, MS
has been building as the EU, fails to deliver on Alabama, to the late Carlin Johnson and Dorothy and Perry (Pattie) Hall, Ripley, MS; grandchil-
pro-Brexit lawmakers the clean break with the Dobbins Johnson of Southaven, MS. She was a dren, James Kenneth (Lee Ann)Hall, III, Lance
member of Fairview Baptist Church. She was a F. (Sarah) Hall, Bryan E. (Amber) Hall, Michael
former realtor and served on the Golden Trian- (Leigh Ann) Nabors, Aimee (Eric) Yarbrough
gle Executive Board of Realtors and Whitney (Joey) Hurd; and 12 great-grand-
In addition to her mother, she is survived by children.
her daughter, Nicole Palmer May (Matthew) of Pallbearers will be Chris Glenn, Trey Hall,
France: Suspected Christmas market Independence, MO; and her brother, Glenn John- Lance Hall, Bryan Hall, Michael Nabors and Eric
son, (Wanda), of Southaven, TN. Yarbrough. Honorary pallbearers will be all em-
gunman named, had long police record ployees at Glenn Machine Works.
The Associated Press of fire with French sol- Memorials may be made to American Can-
diers during his rampage cer Society, 1380 Livingston Lane, Jackson, MS
STR ASBOURG, in the city center on Tues- 39213.
France — A massive man- day. He then took a taxi to Sign the online guest book at
hunt involving hundreds Compliments of
of police and soldiers was
another part of the city,
boasting of the attack to 716 Second Avenue North • Columbus, MS Lowndes Funeral Home
underway Wednesday the driver.
for a suspected extrem-

Pamela W. Reed
ist who yelled “God is
great!” in Arabic during
a shooting spree around
one of Europe’s most fa-
mous Christmas markets. Pamela Woods Reed, age 63, of Woodstock,
The assault in the eastern GA, formerly of Sulligent, AL, passed away
French city of Strasbourg Thursday, November 15, 2018, in Georgia.
killed two, left one person At the family’s request, a private Memorial
brain dead and injured 12 Service will be held at Otts Funeral Home.
others, authorities said. Pam was born on May 29, 1955, in Lamar
Police union officials County, Alabama, to the late William Woods and
identified the suspect- the late Jesse Woolbright. She graduated from
ed assailant as Cherif Sulligent High School and The University of
Chekatt, a 29-year-old Alabama with a degree in Corporate Finance. On
with a thick police re- August 8, 1988, with her husband, she founded
cord for crimes includ- Kahler Communications Atlanta, an executive
ing armed robbery and development and coaching firm, specializing in
monitored as a suspected communications, leadership, and team building.
religious radical by the She trained and coached well over three hundred
French intelligence ser- executives and managers from small local
vices. businesses to large international ones, such as
The two officials spoke Siemens. She worked with Siemens for over 25
on condition of anonym- years. She had over two dozen clients for whom
ity because they weren’t
she worked over 20 years. That is because she
authorized to publicly dis-
cuss details of the large
brought great knowledge and value to each of her
and ongoing investigation clients. She helped them grow both personally
into the attack that set and professionally. As their careers advanced,
France on edge anew. they took her with them to conquer their next
Prosecutor Remy challenges. She greatly increased their skills
Heitz said the suspected and capabilities, their personal wealth and their
gunman was shot in the capacity for joy. In mourning her passing, they
arm during an exchange have expressed their gratitude and love for her.
She touched so many lives so profoundly.
Born and raised to give back, as in her
Christian faith, she devoted a large portion of her
energy to The Boys & Girls Clubs of America, the
nation’s largest non-profit provider of services
for at risk children. She provided them her
professional services for no costs. She trained in
clubs from the East coast to the West coast and
the Gulf coast to the Great Lakes for 25 years.
She impacted the lives of thousands of “her kids”.
Her favorite club organization is run by her dear
friend, Tim Sheahan.
She spent almost every day with her husband
as they lived, loved and worked together in their
business. Their love affair was exemplary and
blessed by God daily.
Pam lived a life of devotion to others and grew
from it every day. She felt thankful and blessed.
Her legacy is in her love.
She is survived by her husband of 33 years,
Don Reed of Woodstock, GA and his son, Warren
Reed of Indianapolis, IN. Pam is survived also by
her sisters, Phyllis (Thomas) Lucas of Sulligent,
AL and Tammy Woods of Tuscaloosa, AL. She
is also survived by one brother, Terry (Sandra)
Woods of Sulligent, AL and many other close
family members.
In lieu of flowers, please donate in her name
to: This is greatly appreciated.
Condolences and special memories may be
shared with the family at: www.ottsfuneralhome.
Paid Obituary - Otts Funeral Home
The Dispatch • Wednesday, DECEMBER 12, 2018 5A

Trump threatens shutdown
in wild encounter with Democrats
‘I will take the mantle. Trump questioned Pelosi’s abili-
ty to count votes in her own House.
to “fully own that the shutdown was
his.” She told Democratic lawmak-
I will be the one to She questioned his manhood — af-
ter she left the building.
ers back at the Capitol, according to
an aide who was in the room, that
shut it down’ The public clash marked
Trump’s first meeting with the
the wall was “like a manhood thing
President Donald Trump for him ... as if manhood could ever
newly empowered Democrats since be associated with him. This wall
By MAT THEW DALY their midterm victories that put thing.”
and CATHERINE LUCEY them in control of the House, laying The aide was not authorized to
The Associated Press bare the tensions on both sides and speak publicly and commented only
suggesting how divided govern- on condition of anonymity.
WASHINGTON — ment might work — or not — as the While Trump has suggested he
In a wild Oval Office 2020 presidential election nears. may be willing to trade with Dem-
confrontation, Pres- Neither the public nor the pri- ocrats and has publicly praised
ident Donald Trump vate face-to-face portion of the
Pelosi, he was focused Tuesday on
heatedly threatened meeting appeared to resolve the
to shut down the U.S. reinforcing his hard-line immigra-
wall-funding dispute with a partial
government Tuesday tion promises, repeatedly stressing
shutdown looming on Dec. 21. How-
as he and Democrat- border security and the wall as a
ever, Pelosi said Trump called her
ic leaders bickered Trump later in the afternoon and told her critical part. Democrats were in no
over funding for his promised bor- the White House was looking at op- mood to sympathize, emphasizing
der wall and offered a grim preview tions she and Schumer had laid out. their newfound political strength.
of life in Washington the next two In the public debate, Trump “Elections have consequences,
years under divided government. sounded more determined than Mr. President,” said Schumer.
Trump and House and Senate ever to allow a partial government Trump later called it a “friendly
Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi shutdown unless he gets the bil- meeting,” saying “I’ve actually liked
and Chuck Schumer squabbled for lions he wants for his long-promised them for a long period of time and I
more than 15 minutes in the stun- wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. respect them both. And we made
ning, televised encounter. Each of “I will take the mantle. I will a lot of progress.” The Democrats
them, especially Trump, interrupt- be the one to shut it down,” he de- said they had given Trump two op-
ed the others to question facts, clared. tions to keep government open and
quibble over election results and Pelosi later crowed that she and the responsibility lay with him and
lob insults. Schumer had goaded the president Republicans who control Congress.

Facing pressure, McConnell agrees to criminal justice vote
Bill would boost rehabilitation efforts that this be
i n c l u d e d ,”
Most Senate Democrats
support the bill, which
for federal prisoners and give judges he said.
If the
would revise 1980s and
‘90s-era “tough on crime”
more discretion when sentencing leg islat ion laws to boost rehabilitation
passes, it efforts for federal prison-
nonviolent offenders would be a ers and give judges more
major bipar- McConnell discretion when sentenc-
The Associated Press caucus voiced concerns tisan poli- ing nonviolent offenders.
that it would be too soft on cy achievement for this It would attempt to focus
WASHINGTON — Un- violent criminals. Congress and the largest the toughest sentences on
der pressure from Presi- Texas Sen. John sentencing overhaul in the most violent offenders,
dent Donald Trump and Cornyn, the No. 2 Republi- decades. AshLee Strong, lowering mandatory mini-
many of his Republican can, said Trump’s push for a spokeswoman for House mum sentences for some
colleagues, Senate Major-
the legislation was “critical Speaker Paul Ryan, said, nonviolent drug offenses
ity Leader Mitch McCon-
to the outcome.” “The House stands ready and reducing the life sen-
nell said Tuesday that he
“Sen. McConnell was to act on the revised Sen- tence for some drug of-
will bring legislation to
the floor to overhaul the always concerned about ate criminal justice reform fenders with three convic-
nation’s federal sentencing the small window of time bill.” Ryan has long sup- tions, or “three strikes,” to
laws. that we have to do all these ported sentencing reform 25 years.
McConnell’s decision things we need to do, but and is retiring at the end of
comes after more than the president was insistent the session.
three years of overtures
from a large, bipartisan
group of senators who sup-
port the criminal justice
bill. Trump announced his
support for the legislation
last month, but McConnell
treaded cautiously as a
handful of members in his

Farm bill exempts
pure maple,
honey from added
sugars label
The Associated Press

The new farm bill passed
by the U.S. Senate on Tues-
day prevents maple syrup
and honey producers from
being required to list their
pure products as contain-
ing added sugars on their
nutrition labels — a plan
proposed by the U.S. Food
and Drug Administration
months ago that producers
said was misleading.
The FDA’s goal was to
update the Nutrition Facts
label on products to edu-
cate consumers about the
amount of added sugars
in foods based on govern-
ment dietary guidelines.
However, no sugar is add-
ed to pure maple syrup or
After getting thousands
of comments on the draft
plan, it acknowledged in
June the labeling was con-
fusing and said it would
come up with alternative
approach for maple syrup
and honey.
“This was a huge mis-
take by the FDA and was
really threatening to the
Vermont maple industry,
who are conscious about
food labels and conscious
about added sugar,” said
U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, a
Democrat. He, along with
Republican Rep. Kevin
Cramer, of North Dakota,
pushed for the labeling ex-
emption in the farm bill.
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Our View

Labat and Shelton show admirable leadership, cooperation
Since her arrival as super- edged the signs of a budding Vuitton clothing is associated proached by the school district For many students, it’s a
intendent for the Columbus gang issue in the district, with the Vice Lords while over the matter. matter of making sure be-
Municipal School District this something that under other Georgia Bulldog apparel is Likewise, it would have been ing “gang curious” doesn’t
summer, Cherie Labat has leadership might have been linked to the Gangster Disci- easy enough for the CMSD evolve into being active gang
taken pains to carefully craft addressed behind the scenes. ples. to address the issue without members, and any efforts to
and nurture the image the She also briefed the board on The CMSD and CPD look at outside help (or exposure). interrupt that progression will
city’s schools present to the how she intends to address all this from somewhat differ- That the two entities un- help keep a lid on whatever
community. those issues by working with ent perspectives. CMSD sees derstand the vested interest potential gang activity might
Being a champion for the the Columbus Police Depart- gang associations in its schools shared by this matter shows follow.
schools is a big part of the job. ment to provide mentoring as an issue to deal with. For a maturity of vision that may The best way to quit smok-
But there is also another geared to curbing this trend the CPD, the issue is not gang ultimately benefit the schools ing is to never start. That same
part of the job that sometimes before it becomes a crisis. membership, which is not in and law enforcement alike. theory holds true here.
requires honest and open ap- To date, the signs Labat has itself illegal, but gang activity, Our schools should be sanc- We applaud Labat’s clear-
praisals of less-than-flattering seen in the district are small which is illegal. tuaries, not breeding grounds. eyed approach to this potential
realities. infractions, mostly involving It would have been easy Where gang presence is, problem as well as Chief Shel-
This week, during a CMSD the dress code. According to enough for the CPD to shrug gang activity must surely ton’s cooperation in providing
board meeting, Labat acknowl- CPD Chief Fred Shelton, Louis their shoulders when ap- follow. the resources needed to stop it.

Mississippi Voices Cartoonist view

We’re all in
this together
Gracious! We’re
ending 2018 on a bit-
ter note, no different
from the cacophony
we’ve heard contin-
ually since the 2016
election. The 2018
election did nothing
but heighten all the
original hype and
hair-on-fire allega-
tions, and we’ve still
learned relatively Daniel Gardner
little since. Notwith-
standing, rumors
are coalescing that Mueller may be wrapping
up his probe, or at the very least issuing a
report. It really would be nice for everyone if
someone ended a probe. Don’t you just hate
Between Thanksgiving and Christmas,
people tend to shift attention to friends,
families, parties, and get-togethers. These are
good things. Nothing coming out of Washing-
ton or media hype will disrupt holiday plans
except for those hard core political junkies
who actually thrive on vitriol and those who
love to hate “them.”
Last month Matt Ridley, a member of the
House of Lords and author of “The Rational
Optimist” and, most recently, “The Evolution
of Everything: How New Ideas Emerge,”
wrote an essay published in the Wall Street
Journal. Ridley asked, “Why is it so cool to be
gloomy?” His analysis helps explain why me-
dia hypes some of the most irrelevant, unre- Life in America
lated ‘facts’ with pouting frowns and furrowed
brows, endeavoring to make us gloomy.
Ridley began his essay, “Has the percent-
age of the world population that lives in ex-
The lost and the entitled
treme poverty almost doubled, almost halved When I popped open on Pratt Boulevard to After Bush’s death, Dorfman wrote
or stayed the same over the past 20 years? the old laptop, the Geek the closest Best Buy. I an essay about a brief encounter
When the Swedish statistician and public Squad guy said maybe I was thirsty. I stopped he once had with the 41st presi-
health expert Hans Rosling began asking peo- should dust it off. at a convenience store dent. By random chance they were
ple that question in 2013, he was astounded by He slid a canister and bought a bottle of staying at the same hotel. And one
their responses. Only 5% of 1,005 Americans of Endust toward me. water and - because I day the novelist, from his balco-
got the right answer: Extreme poverty has “Spray the cloth,” he deserved it - a bag of ny, happened to see Bush and his
been cut almost in half.” said, “not the machine.” Skittles. entourage walk past. At one point
Those living in first world nations have I started choking on I was still negotiat- Bush snapped his fingers and the
become susceptible to “fretting about the my sense of humiliation. ing through high-tech man behind him quickly stepped
bounty of prosperity.” In one example, Ridley This poor baby was America, consuming forward and handed him a tube of
alludes to Weird Al Yankovic’s lyrics in “First covered with dust. How gasoline and plastic, suntan lotion. Bush lathered up his
World Problems,” including, “The thread could I be so careless Robert Koehler rubber and steel, to neck and arms. They walked on.
count on these cotton sheets has got me and lackadaisical accomplish the goals That was it: a rich man’s show of
itching/My house is so big, I can’t get Wi-Fi
in the kitchen.” Those who live in “first world”
toward the technology
at the center of my
What do I of my ordinary day. I
was still - I slowly began
entitlement. And I couldn’t separate
myself from it. My crashed com-
nations face overwhelming information over-
load and too many choices! How will we ever
life? And I hadn’t even
realized the extent of
actually know to realize - insulated
from my own raw need
puter felt like the equivalent of a
disobedient manservant, denying
Finally, Ridley ends with “turning-point-
my indifferent mainte-
nance until the comput-
beyond this and humanity. I wasn’t
trudging into the bitter
the master his suntan lotion the
moment he wanted it, skewing his
itis,” that is, “the tendency to think that things
may have improved in the past but will no
er crashed and I had
to rush it to the tech
safe, techno- December afternoon on
foot, feeling the wind
day into inconvenience.
Lurking behind these involun-
longer do so in the future, because we stand
at the turning point in history.” 2019 is likely
doctor. convenient scrape my face as I tary musings was a big “what if”:
I had been in the clutched my dust-coat- What if the world’s refugee crisis
to be the year of “turning-pont-itis.” We’ve
already heard Washington and media signal
process of writing a world, which ed 5-year-old, trying and poverty crisis were somehow
column. I was research- to reach a doctor. I shared, or sharable? What if every
turning points more times than Peter cried ing the Central Amer- allows me had no hostile borders human being’s life on this planet
wolf. Obviously, there is a wolf, but those who ican refugees recently to cross, no armed stretched from security and com-
continually cry wolf lose their credibility after tear-gassed as they to write in hatred - no tear gas - to fort and control to utter homeless-
years false alarms. struggled toward the endure. I just wanted to ness - to hatred and tear gas and,
Federal spending may continue with the U.S. border. They were comfort about get back online ASAP ultimately, disposal?
ubiquitous “continuing spending resolution,” fleeing the violence and and continue writing What if Donald Trump (and
or Congress may approve an acceptable hopelessness in their the cruel about the wrongs of the every other U.S. president) could
appropriation for a wall, or the government countries, traversing world. spend some time in his own cross-
might “shut down.” While Washington and 1,000 miles or more on wrongs beyond But the sense of hairs?
the media burn, the rest of us can take time
to enjoy some good eggnog and traditional
foot, often with small
children in tow, to find
its borders? insulation from what I
wanted to write about
Or so I reflected on a disrupted,
inconvenienced day: thoughts,
seasonal songs. ... something better. wouldn’t go away. I was awareness and dust in my computer
How bad are things? It’s a relative question. I had wanted to reach into the free of hunger and cold and able to void.
Historically, many have found festive, family core of this situation, reach into get somewhere in a hurry, shrink- I offer these words with the
seasons depressive. Many face tragedies of the barbed wire and tear gas ing distance without effort in my hope that they can push beyond
losing loved ones. Learning of terminal diag- canisters and the words of Donald dependable old Toyota (while lis- themselves: that we can hear our
noses weigh heavier on everyone involved. Trump, who saw them as perfect tening, if I so chose, to a CD of Bob own fingers snap the next time
In contrast, many others will get engaged, or scapegoats for the nation’s prob- Dylan singing “Shelter From the we demand our entitlement of the
add new members to families. Regardless, lems: the enemy of the moment, Storm”). What do I actually know moment; and that, as we gasp for
for better or for worse, and for better and for bedraggled, desperate and hungry. beyond this safe, techno-convenient breath while the tear gas dissipates,
worse, we’re all in this together. Terrorists, keep out! He would world, which allows me to write we can offer help and compassion to
Daniel L. Gardner is a syndicated columnist protect America from them. in comfort about the cruel wrongs the orange-haired man next to us.
who lives in Starkville. You may contact him at Then my computer crashed and beyond its borders? Robert Koehler is an award-win-, or interact with him on I realized I was just a guy alone in Suddenly I thought about ning, Chicago-based journalist and
the Clarion-Ledger web site http://www.clarion- his cluttered, dusty study. Then I novelist Ariel Dorfman’s fleeting nationally syndicated writer. Contact was a guy in his car, heading west memory of George H.W. Bush. him at
The Dispatch • Wednesday, December 12, 2018 7A

News About Town
CLUBS provided. For information and
location, call 662-244-2923.
Family Resource Center, Colum-
challenges of parenting. For
more information, call 662-
n POSSUM TOWN n HYPERTENSION bus campus, 1575 Second 418-5193 or visit fcp-parentca-
TOASTMASTERS SUPPORT Ave. N., offers free conflict
Possum Town Toastmasters A pulmonary hypertension resolution and anger manage- n HEARTS TUTORING
meet every Friday at 7 a.m. support group meets at 2 p.m. ment classes. For information, Hearts After School Tutoring
at the Church of Christ, Co- the second Saturday of every call 662-368-3603. Program, 109 Lawrence Drive,
lumbus. To become a better month at North Mississippi n FAMILY RESOURCE CEN- Columbus, offers tutoring for
communicator and leader, call Medical Center-West Point Ed- TER grades K-5 from 3-4:30 p.m.
662-549-3483. ucation Center, 385 Medical The Family Resource Center Mondays and Wednesdays or
n POSSUM TOWN Center Drive. For information, offers free classes including Tuesday and Thursdays. No
QUILTERS call Dana Albert, 662-295- parenting, anger management, charge, but commitment is
Possum Town Quilters meet 3642. healthy relationships, life required. Teacher, parent refer-
at 9:30 a.m. the second and ■ DIABETES SUPPORT skills and youth development rals accepted. For information,
fourth Saturdays of each Baptist Golden Triangle hosts education classes. Call 662- call 662-244-8444.
month at the Rosenzweig day classes for Diabetes 251-1861. n TUTOR VOLUNTEERS
Arts Center (lower level), 501 Support on third Wednesdays n BAPTIST VOLUNTEERS Hearts After School Tutoring
Main St., Columbus. Check us of each month, 10-11 a.m. in Baptist Golden Triangle seeks Program is seeking volunteer
out at possumtownquilters. room 6 PT. For information, caring, compassionate volun- tutors for its K-5 after school call Lacy Smith at 662-244- tutoring program from 2:30-5
teers to help in a variety of hos-
n EAST LIONS CLUB 1392 or 800-544-8762, ext. p.m. Monday-Thursday. Volun-
pital settings. For information,
The Columbus East Lions 1392. teer one to four days a week.
call 662-244-1165 or email
Club meets every second and ■ HEART SUPPORT For information, call 662-244-
fourth Monday of the month Weekly education/sup- 8444.
at 65 Airline Road. For more port group for people with
information, call 662-251- congestive heart failure are Family Resource Center, Colum-
Narconon offers drug and
1415 or 662-574-7552. Thursdays 11 a.m.-noon in the bus campus, 1575 Second
alcohol interventions. For free
n HOST LIONS CLUB Outpatient Pavilion Board- Ave. N., offers free effective
screenings or referrals, call
The Columbus Host Lions room, Baptist Golden Triangle. parenting classes, with insight
Club meets every Friday at For information, call 244-1953 on child safety, appropriate dis-
noon at EMCC Lion Hills or 244-2132. n GOLDEN TRIANGLE AA cipline, effective communica-
Golden Triangle AA meets tion and more. For information,
Center for a buffet lunch n NUTRITION EDUCATION daily for support. If you want to
and business gathering. For Diabetes education class call 662-368-3603.
drink, that is your business. If
more information, call John meets on fourth Wednesdays, n TENN-TOM WATERWAY
you want to stop drinking, that
Michael, 601-955-2176. 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Baptist MUSEUM
is our business. For informa-
n LOWNDES REPUBLICAN Golden Triangle Outpatient The Tennessee-Tombigbee Wa-
tion, call 662-327-8941.
WOMEN Pavilion. Physician referral terway Transportation Museum,
Lowndes County Republican required. For information, call n AL-ANON MEETING 318 Seventh St. N., Columbus,
662-244-1597 or email info. The Columbus Al-Anon Family is open for tours Monday-Fri-
Women meets the second Groups meet Mondays and day, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. School field
Tuesday of each month. Buf-
Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. When trips, civic clubs, church groups
fet line opens at 11:15 a.m., n ABUSE RECOVERY
you don’t know where to turn encouraged. For group tours,
with call to order at noon. GROUP
because someone drinks too call 662-328-8936 or 662-574-
n GT QUILTERS GUILD A Domestic Abuse Recovery
much, we can help. For infor- 5794.
The Golden Triangle Quilters Group meets Thursdays at 6
mation, call 888-425-2666 or n ENVIRONMENTAL
Guild meets at 5:30 p.m. p.m. through Safe Haven Inc.
every third Thursday at the Group counseling for rape
recovery is available. For infor- Memphis Town Community
Starkville Sportsplex Activities
Building. mation, call 662-327-6118 or
SCHOOL NOTES Action Group meets fourth
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. to discuss
■ DULCIMER PLAYERS n ONLINE CLASSES issues related to the Kerr-Mc-
Friendly City Strummers meet n CHILDBIRTH CLASSES Family Resource Center, Colum-
Baptist Golden Triangle offers Gee site. For information,
twice monthly to practice and bus campus, 1575 Second contact Leon Hines, 662-574-
teach others to play dulci- childbirth classes Tuesdays Ave. N., offers free online
at 6 p.m. To register, call 6109.
mers. Join for $10/year for classes to earn diplomas. For n R. E. HUNT MUSEUM
the whole family. Dulcimers 662-244-2498 or email info. information, call 662-368- R. E. Hunt Museum and
available to borrow. Contact 3603. Cultural Center, 924 20th St.
David Saum, 662-386-6836 n CPR CLASSES N., invites the public to tour
or, or
the Switzers, 662-312-6025.
Baptist Golden Triangle offers
CPR classes each month at 6
OTHER EVENTS the center, 1-5 p.m. every
Tuesday-Thursday. For group
p.m. in the Patient Tower. Next
■ BREAKFAST WITH THE An inaugural Toy Drive is being tours, call 662-327-6324 or
BULLDOGS classes are Jan. 12 & 28. 662-327-8986.
Pre-registration required. Call held by Barnes Crossing Auto
MSU alumni, friends are n DIVORCECARE
the Education Department, Sales and Service of Starkville
invited to Breakfast with the DivorceCare meets on Tuesday
662-244-2498. through Dec. 17. Every un-
Bulldogs on second Thurs- evenings at Connections,
n DIABETES EDUCATION opened, unwrapped toy will be
days each month at Starkville 101 E. Lampkin in Starkville.
Diabetes Self-Management matched. For more information,
Café. Dutch treat breakfast is Don’t go through separation
Education Class meets on call 662-320-2380.
7:30 a.m. Contact Carol Moss or divorce alone. Call Jake Ad-
Read at carolmoss@bell- fourth Wednesdays at 8:30 n PARENT CAFE
Emerson Family Center, 1504 ams-Wilson at 662-323-5722 or 662-312-0637. a.m. at Baptist Golden Trian-
Louisville St. in Starkville, or for more
n SENIOR CRAFTS gle Outpatient Pavilion Confer-
Senior Crafts meets at the ence Center. Physician referral offers Parent Cafe Group
Starkville Sportsplex Tues- required. For information, call meetings every Monday from
days, 10-11:30 a.m. Crafts 662-244-1596. 11 a.m.-noon to help meet the
provided by the parks depart-
ment. For information, call
Lisa Cox, 662-323-2294.
Quilting Club meets in the
activities room adjacent to
the multi-purpose facility
at the Starkville Sportsplex
Thursdays 10 a.m.-noon.
Bring your own project to work
on. For information, call Lisa
Cox, 662-323-2294.
AARP meets the first
Wednesday of each month
at 10 a.m. in the Community
Room of Regions Bank, Main
Street, Columbus. Programs
are geared to the needs and
interests of seniors 50 and
up. For more information, call

Health Notes
Baptist Golden Triangle offers
free mammograms to women
35 and older who have no
insurance coverage for
mammograms and are living
in Lowndes, Oktibbeha, Clay,
Monroe or Chickasaw Coun-
ties. To see if you qualify, call
North Mississippi Medical
Center-West Point Wellness
Center offers a Crossover
Symmetry Program focusing
on shoulder health/perfor-
mance. The 30-day member-
ship is $30 for members; $50
for nonmembers. For more
information, call the Wellness
Center 662-495-9355.
Baptist Golden Triangle
offers Childbirth classes and
Breastfeeding classes each
month, 6 p.m., in room 6,
near the Gift Shop, $20. For
information or to register, call
A lupus support group meets
from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. the first
Saturday of every month in
Classroom 6 of the Baptist
Golden Triangle Patient Tower.
Open to anyone with lupus or
any family member or friend.
For more information, call
Rashell Hopkins, 662-570-
Baptist Cancer Center hosts
a support group for cancer
survivors and their families,
noon-1 p.m. the third Friday
of every month. Next classes
are Dec. 21 in Classroom 5
of the Patient Towers. Lunch
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changes back in August. state testing. for each grade, now there are
“We actually noticed some Jones said she expects to specific ELA and math SPED
things we wanted to change see student growth with more teachers for sixth, seventh and
before we were targeted,” Ken- grade-level instruction rather eighth grade.
nedy said. “We took a look at than functional-level instruc- All grade level state testing
our students with disabilities tion. goals for the year are focused
in ELA. We saw some areas of “They were taught on specifically on the writing por-
improvement, but our weakest their functional level, but they tion. Kennedy said she wants
area was in writing. So, that’s weren’t being exposed to their sixth grade to increase profi-
going to be our focus.” grade-level instruction,” Jones ciency from 22.5 percent to 25
AMS was listed as a Target- said. “While it is a difficult tran- percent, seventh grade from
ed Support and Improvement sition, they’re still getting their 22.9 percent to 25 percent and
(TSI) school based on those accommodations and modifica- eighth grade from 32.1 percent
students remaining in the low- tions. When they are expected to 35 percent.
est 50 percent of overall ac- to do grade-level work, they’re “For a typical student, you
countability, largely due to the going to recognize that materi- want to shoot for 5-percent
students’ performance on end- al.” growth,” Jones said. “With our
of-year state assessments. Jones said special education students with disabilities, we
Kennedy said the largest students work in general educa- thought 2.5- to 3-percent growth
change at AMS since in August tion classrooms with both SPED was a good goal to shoot for …
Mary Pollitz/Dispatch Staff
was immersing special educa- and classroom teachers. When- an attainable goal.”
Armstrong Middle School Principal Julie Kennedy presents a state
tion students into the general ever those students need more Kennedy told the board that
mandated success plan to board members on Tuesday afternoon.
education classroom. focused instruction, the SPED AMS has been identified as a reason for Targeted Support and MDE has not released how
“We have seen that the stu- teacher takes the student for any improvement for its students with disabilities. much growth is necessary to no
dents are enjoying it better be- special services. longer be considered a targeted
ing with their peers,” Kennedy The state only allows SPED “If we’re expecting them to Teachers will work with these school, but said she hopes the
said. students with disabilities to get a typical diploma then we’ve students on organization and goals in place will grow students
receive a general high school got to give them a chance,” grammar. The goal is to have enough to no longer be a TSI.
Benefits of inclusion diploma or a certificate of atten- Jones said. these students using grade-level “We’re always trying to get
Julie Jones, SOCSD director dance, since the state discontin- word choice and sentence struc- better in every area,” Kennedy
of special education, said all ued the occupational diploma. Writing proficiency goals ture, she added. said. “I think we just take what
schools within the district have Since those students take the Since the area most in need Another change this year, we’ve done and look at the data
started this process. In addition same state tests as every other of improvement is writing, Ken- Kennedy said, is SPED teachers and see where we made im-
to inclusion, SPED students are student, Jones said, it’s import- nedy said students with disabili- have become more specialized provements — and if we did not
now taking Case 21 benchmark ant to learn in a general educa- ties will write more often in re- for each grade level. Rather than — and then we will make those
assessments, which simulate tion environment. sponse to daily activities. having general SPED teachers adjustments.”

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Jimmy Brown has prac- as an attorney with Flori- Hurdle says he has ex- in the spring of 2004 and in her application that adviser for the universi-
ticed law for 38 years. He da’s First Judicial Circuit tensive experience in has maintained an active she’s worked closely with ty’s student body. Waide
notes in his application his for six years before that. criminal law and has rep- criminal defense practice, Faver and all the court also developed and is the
work has carried a heavy Haug won election as Ok- resented clients in more wherein he’s represented staff. She’s practiced law director of MSU’s pre-law
focus on criminal law and tibbeha County’s District than 150 criminal and clients in municipal courts since 1997. minor program. Before
has handled everything 3 Justice Court judge seat misdemeanor cases in the throughout Mississippi. Waide is a political working as a professor,
from “a speeding ticket up in 2015. He was also ap- last year. Moore has worked as science professor at Mis- Waide worked with as a
to a capital murder case pointed Sturgis’ munici- Kelley has practiced Starkville’s city prosecu- sissippi State, where he’s commercial litigator with
through trial.” pal judge in 2015. law for 16 years in Mis- tor since 2013 and was taught law courses for 12 a firm in Jackson and as
Haug has practiced law Hurdle has practiced sissippi, with 14 of those elected as Winston Coun- years. He also serves as general counsel and chief
in Starkville since 2009 law in Starkville since in Starkville. He opened a ty’s first female prosecu- general counsel for MSU of staff for the State Trea-
and practiced for six years 2010. In his application, law practice in Starkville tor in 2008. Moore notes students and is a pre-law surer’s Office.
college football college Basketball
Adam Minichino


Phillies Bailey leads
bolster The W women,
their OF
by adding Williams has 20
for men in loss
The Associated Press From Special Reports

LAS VEGAS — An- BLUE MOUNTAIN — The Mississippi
drew McCutchen moving University for Women women’s and men’s
into Philadelphia’s out- basketball teams split a doubleheader
field, more talk about a against NAIA member Blue Mountain
megadeal involving Noah College on Tuesday night.
Syndergaard and J.T. Real- Former West Point High School stand-
muto and veteran pitcher out Qiayon Bailey scored
Ivan Nova on the go. a career-high 26 points to Roundup
The winter meetings lead The W women to a
picked up a bit Tuesday, but 76-67 victory. The win
any big deals for the likes helped the Owls, the No. 1 team in the
of Corey Kluber, Manny United States Athletic Association Coach-
Machado and Bryce Harper es (USAAC) Poll, improve to 9-2.
remained on deck. Former Victory Christian Academy
There were reports the standout Quin Williams had a season-high
Baltimore Orioles, final-
20 points, but The W men’s team lost to
ly, were close to hiring a
Blue Mountain College 77-74.
manager in Chicago Cubs
In the women’s game, Bailey was 11-
bench coach Brandon
for-20 from the field. She also had seven
Hyde. But the O’s said
rebounds. Former Columbus High stand-
those stories were pre-
out Rokila Wallace added 23 points on
mature and they wouldn’t
7-for-14 shooting from the field. She also
make a decision before Kelly Donoho/Mississippi State Athletic Media Relations
Mississippi State defensive lineman Chauncey Rivers celebrates a play against had four rebounds and two steals.
leaving Las Vegas.
Stephen F. Austin earlier this season. Rivers also has played a key role for the “The Owls got a good win on the road to
“We don’t have a man-
Bulldogs on the kick return unit. beat a tough Blue Mountain team,” The W
ager,” newly hired general
coach Howard White Jr. said. “We were very
manager Mike Elias said.

aggressive on the offensive end of the floor,
The World Series
scoring most of our field goals in the paint.
champion Red Sox made
We got the ball inside and did a great job
a move, too — with their
offensively rebounding the ball. Down the
lineup. AL MVP Mookie
stretch, we were able to make them take a

MSU’s Kick return unit
Betts will shift out of the
lot of bad shots, which we turned into transi-
leadoff spot and bat be-
hind Andrew Benintendi, tions baskets. Overall, we were dominating
manager Alex Cora said. on both ends of the floor, executing our of-
“I think we’re going fense and communicating on defense.”
By Bret t Hudson As a team, the Owls beat their season
to maximize Mookie in
Outback Bowl average in field goal shooting percent-
a different spot. Flip-flop n Mississippi State (8-4) vs. Iowa (8-4),
them, Beni leading off and age (28-for-65, 43.1 percent) and 3-point
STARKVILLE — 11 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019 (ESPN2; range (4-for-9, 44.4).
Mookie hitting second. WKBB-FM 100.9, WFCA-FM 107.9).
Talked to him, it makes Chauncey Rivers made a In the men’s game, Tyree Beason and
sense,” Cora said. name for himself at Geor- Harrison Fancher hit 3-pointers down the
“And I know Beni’s OK gia and East Mississippi While Rivers has six-and-a-half tack- stretch, and Jonah Simpson helped seal
with it. But if you play 162 Community College as a les for a loss, two sacks, and four quar- the game from the free-throw line in Blue
games, you’re going to come defensive end. terback hurries at defensive end, he Mountain College’s 77-74 victory.
up 162 at-bats with nobody But Rivers has made serves as the last blocker in front of the See ROUNDUP, 2B
on,” said. “And last year, Rivers just as big of an impact on eventual return man on the Bulldogs’
what I wanted from him in the kick return unit as a kick returns. His work has positioned UP NEXT
the leadoff spot, we accom- member of the No. 18 Mississippi State MSU (8-4) just outside of the top 50 n Philander Smith College (women) at
plished. It’s a different sea- football team. See MSU, 4B Mississippi University for Women,
son and we have to make ad- 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

One coach leaves, another returns
justments, and that’s where n Mississippi University for Women (men) at
we’re going to go.” Southwestern Assemblies of God,
Betts led the majors in 5 p.m. Monday.
batting (.346) and slug- n No. 5 Mississippi State (women) at
ging percentage (.640) Hudspeth will take over at Austin Peay; Hughes will re-join Bulldogs Southern Mississippi, 6 p.m. Friday
(ESPN+; WKBB-FM 100.9, WFCA-FM 107.9).
and was second in on-base
average (.438) for the 108- By Bret t Hudson a winning culture here, n Cincinnati (men) at No. 18 Mississippi
win Red Sox. He also had and I’m eager to get on the State, 7:30 p.m. Saturday (SEC Network;
84 extra-base hits, includ- field with them and begin WKBB-FM 100.9, WFCA-FM 107.9).
ing 32 home runs. STARKVILLE — Mark
working to achieve new
Speculation continued Hudspeth is back in a po- Inside
heights together.”
to swirl about a huge swap sition to lead a football
program, and another Hudspeth led Loui- n MORE COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Tuesday’s
that would include the siana-Lafayette to five Men’s, Women’s Scores. Page 2B
Yankees and Mets. The coach with ties to Missis-
sippi State will return to Hudspeth Hughes bowl games in his seven
New York teams don’t usu-
Starkville. years. The Louisville na-
ally do business directly,
After serving as the ence) at JSU. JSU was 3-4 tive served as MSU’s wide
but this trade would enlist
a third team — the Miami head coach at Louisiana-La- overall and 2-2 in confer- receivers coach and pass
Marlins and Realmuto, fayette for seven seasons ence play when Hughes game coordinator in 2009
their star catcher. and working as an associ- was fired. and 2010 Prior to that, he
“I’d like to think that ate head coach/tight ends Hughes could take the led North Alabama to the
we’re very open-minded coach at Mississippi State place of Hudspeth, but he NCAA Division II semifi-
and aggressive and talk this season, Hudspeth was also could slide into a re- nals three times in seven
to everybody about what’s named Tuesday the new cruiting staff role. He was seasons.
available in the market- head coach at Austin Peay. the recruiting coordinator Hudspeth was viewed
place. And so it doesn’t mat- On Wednesday, MSU in his last stint at MSU. as an important recruit-
ter really for most part what announced Tony Hughes, Austin Peay has sched- ing piece for Moorhead’s
the team is. I’ll explore ev- who spent seven years on uled a news conference at coaching staff that had
ery opportunity that might the football team’s coach- 2 p.m. Wednesday to in- few pre-existing ties in the
be available,” Yankees GM ing staff under Dan Mul- troduce Hudspeth as head South entering its first sea-
Brian Cashman said. len before becoming head coach.
son. Moorhead’s staff still
McCutchen, mean- coach at Jackson State, has “I want to thank (Aus-
has defensive line coach
while, and the Phillies returned to MSU to work in tin Peay Director of Ath-
Brian Baker and corner-
agreed to a $50 million, a yet-to-be-determined role letics) Gerald (Harrison),
on Joe Moorhead’s staff. President (Alisa) White, backs coach Terrell Buck-
three-year contract, a per-
Multiple sources told and all of the Govs family ley, who were retained
son familiar with the ne-
gotiations told The Asso- The Dispatch that MSU for giving me this incred- from Mullen’s staff. Special
ciated Press. The person and Hughes had been in ible opportunity to be the teams coordinator Joey Brett Fowler/Blue Mountain College Media Relations
Jones also has decades of Blue Mountain College’s Da’Juonta Ross
spoke on condition of ano- contact about re-joining the head football coach at Aus- drives the baseline past Mississippi
nymity because the agree- MSU staff for a while, as tin Peay,” Hudspeth said experience as a coach in
University for Women’s DJ Clark in their
ment, which includes a early as October, when he in a statement released the state of Alabama. game Tuesday night at Blue Mountain.
club option for 2022, is was fired at JSU. Hughes by Austin Peay. “There is Follow Dispatch sports Ross had 16 points to help the Toppers
subject to a successful went 9-20 (8-12 in South- a special group of young writer Brett Hudson on beat the Owls 77-74. Clark had 17 points
physical. western Athletic Confer- men that have established Twitter @Brett_Hudson and 13 rebounds for the Owls (1-9).
2B Wednesday, DECEMBER 12, 2018 The Dispatch •

Six Alabama players earn more All-America honors
From Special Reports Jeudy, who was honored with the trated.
Biletnikoff Award as the nation’s Thompson has received first-
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Six top receiver last week, has earned team honors from the Sporting
members of the Alabama football first-team All-America honors from News, The AP, and Sports Illustrat-
team earned first team All-America the Sporting News, The AP, Walter ed and second-team recognition
honors from the Sporting News on Camp, Sports Illustrated, and The from Walter Camp and the FWAA.
Tuesday. Athletic. He leads all Tide defensive backs
Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, The sophomore also was a first- and is second on team in tackles
wide receiver Jerry Jeudy and of- team All-SEC selection by The AP with 71 stops. He has also forced
fensive linemen Ross Pierschbach- and the league coaches. He has a team-high four fumbles and con-
er and Jonah Williams were named caught 59 passes for a team-leading tributed three-and-a-half tackles
on offense, while defensive back 1,103 yards and 12 touchdowns this for loss, two interceptions, five pass
Deionte Thompson and defensive season. breakups, and a fumble recovery.
lineman Quinnen Williams were Pierschbacher was a Rimington He was a first-team All-SEC selec-
named on defense. Trophy finalist and has earned first- tion by the conference coaches and
Jonah Williams has earned team All-America honors from the a second-team pick by The AP.
consensus All-America honors by Sporting News and second-team Ole Miss offensive lineman Greg
virtue of his first-team accolades nods from The AP and Sports Illus- Little joined the Alabama players on
from the Sporting News, Football trated. The redshirt senior made the team thanks to his second-team
Writers Association of America 42 career starts at left guard in his All-America honor. It is the third
(FWAA), The Associated Press first three years at Alabama before All-America honor of the postsea-
(AP), and Walter Camp. The Athlet- transitioning to center and starting son for the Allen, Texas, native.
ic and Sports Illustrated also have all 13 games in 2018. He captains an Little, a junior, appeared in every
recognized him as a first-teamer. offensive line that is a finalist for the game at left tackle for the last three
The junior anchors an Alabama Joe Moore Award for the third time seasons. Heralded as one of the
offensive front that has cleared the in his career. top NFL draft prospects for 2019,
way for an offense that leads the The Cedar Falls, Iowa, native Little has garnered second-team
Southeastern Conference and is was also a first team All-SEC honor- All-America honors from the
second nationally in scoring at 47.9 ee this season. FWAA and the Walter Camp Foun-
points per game. Tagovailoa led Alabama to its dation. He also was a first-team All-
Quinnen Williams also has 27th SEC championship and fifth- SEC selection by The AP and the
earned consensus first-team honors straight College Football Playoff ap- league coaches.
from the Sporting News, FWAA, pearance in his first season as the Little is one of six finalists for
The AP, and Walter Camp. He also team’s starting quarterback. His the 2018 Earl Campbell Tyler Rose
has been recognized by The Athlet- list of honors includes the Maxwell, Award. He is the first offensive line-
ic and Sports Illustrated as a first Walter Camp, and Sporting News man to be named a finalist for the
team All-American. Player of the Year awards. Texas-specific award.
The redshirt sophomore took The sophomore also received Little was part of an offensive
home the Outland Trophy on Dec. SEC Offensive Player of the Year line that helped protect one of the
6, in recognition of his breakout honors and first team All-America nation’s top offenses. Ole Miss
season in his first year as a starter. recognition from Sporting News ranks ninth in the country in total
Williams leads all Tide defensive and Walter Camp, as well as sec- offense and fifth in passing yards.
linemen with 66 tackles and paces ond-team honors from the FWAA, Little was a key anchor on the left
the team in tackles for loss with 18. AP, The Athletic and Sports Illus- side of the line.

Thursday’s Games 21. Gonzaga (9-1) did not play. Next: at
Tuesday’s Men’s Major No games scheduled Missouri State, Sunday. Continued from Page 1B
22. Michigan State (8-1) did not play. Next:
Scores Friday’s Games
No games scheduled at Hartford, Sunday. “Give MUW credit. They came
EAST 23. Missouri (8-2) did not play. Next: vs.
Saturday’s Games
NJIT 53, Fordham 50
Penn 78, Villanova 75 Tennessee at Memphis, 11 a.m. (ESPN2) South Dakota, Saturday. in and gave us all we wanted, so
24. Miami (8-2) did not play. Next: vs.
St. Francis Brooklyn 75, Mass.-Lowell 69
Utah at Kentucky, 4 p.m. (ESPN2)
Arizona State at Georgia, 5 p.m. (SEC Network) Maryland-Eastern Shore, Sunday. we’re thankful to come away with
Towson 80, UMBC 76, 2OT
Yale 71, Albany (NY) 63
Auburn vs. Alabama-Birmingham, at
Legacy Arena, at Birmingham, Alabama, 6:30 p.m.
25. South Carolina (5-4) did not play. Next:
at Purdue, Sunday. a win tonight,” Blue Mountain Col-
Furman 77, Charleston Southern 69
(CBS Sports Network)
UTSA vs. Arkansas, at North Little Rock, LSU 86, McNeese 36 lege coach Jermael Bingham said.
Jackson St. 77, Fisk 56 Arkansas, 7 p.m. MCNEESE (0-8): Jones 3-7 0-2 6, Robinson “I was proud of how resilient our
Liberty 79, SC State 55 Cincinnati at Mississippi State, 7:30 p.m. 0-5 0-0 0, Jasper 3-8 0-0 6, Levy 0-0 0-0 0, Mad-
Louisiana Tech 96, MVSU 80
Louisiana-Lafayette 122, Prairie View 90
(SEC Network) dox 0-3 2-2 2, Balogun 2-3 0-0 4, Tanks 1-7 1-2 3, guys were late in the game. We did
LSU vs. Saint Mary’s, at Las Vegas, 10 p.m. Rivas 0-2 0-0 0, Bolton 3-9 2-2 11, Haynes 1-3 2-2
Louisiana-Monroe 72, Grambling St. 67 (ESPNU) 4, Hughes 0-0 0-0 0, Martin 0-1 0-0 0, Robinson just enough to hold on and hopeful-
Maryland 94, Loyola (Md.) 71
Southern Miss. 81, Millsaps 47
Texas A&M vs. Oregon State, at Portland,
Oregon, 10 p.m. (Pac-12 Network)
0-2 0-0 0, Totals 13-50 7-10 36.
LSU (5-2): Mitchell 5-10 4-9 14, Aifuwa ly this will help us be ready for Dal-
UCF 95, Georgia Southern 88
Sunday’s Game
Chattanooga at Ole Miss, 5 p.m. (SEC Network)
4-13 2-2 10, Norton 2-3 2-2 6, Pointer 6-9 0-0 12,
Richard-Harris 5-10 1-1 12, Bidikuindila 2-3 1-3 5,
ton State (on) Saturday.”
Green Bay 112, UW-Stout 46
Minnesota 80, North Florida 71 Conference USA
Ashman 1-1 0-0 3, Brooks 3-6 3-4 12, Cherry 2-7
0-0 4, Seay 3-4 0-0 6, Spencer 1-2 0-0 2, Totals
Simpson led all scorers with
S. Dakota St. 139, Savannah St. 72
Conference All Games 34-68 13-21 86. 22 points, while Beason, who was
W L Pct. W L Pct. McNeese 8 10 7 11 —36
UALR 67, Miles 47 North Texas 0 0 .000 10 1 .909 LSU 21 17 33 15 — 86 4-for-6 from 3-point range, had 16
Colorado 78, New Mexico 75
0 0 .000 7 2 .778
0 0 .000 7 2 .778
3-Point Goals—McNeese St. 3-11 (Robin-
son 0-1, Maddox 0-1, Bolton 3-7, Martin 0-1, Rob- for the Toppers (6-2).
Denver 90, Wyoming 87, OT
N. Colorado 118, Johnson & Wales (CO) 52
So. Miss.
La. Tech
0 0 .000 6 2 .750
0 0 .000 8 3 .727
inson 0-1), LSU 5-10 (Pointer 0-1, Richard-Harris
1-4, Ashman 1-1, Brooks 3-4). Assists—McNeese
Williams paced the Owls (1-9) in
Sacramento St. 81, Holy Names 56 Old Dominion 0 0 .000 7 3 .700 St. 6 (Jones 3), LSU 17 (Pointer 12). Rebounds— scoring for the first time this sea-
McNeese St. 34 (Robinson 6), LSU 41 (Aifuwa 10).
The Associated Press UAB
0 0 .000 6 3 .667
0 0 .000 6 4 .600 Total Fouls—McNeese St. 22, LSU 12. A—6,528. son in his first start. He was 9-for-10
Men’s Top 25 Fared W. Kentucky 0 0 .000 5 4 .556
UTEP 0 0 .000 3 5 .375 USA Today Women’s Top 25 from the field.
1. Kansas (8-0) did not play. Next: vs. No. Rice
0 0 .000 3 6 .333
0 0 .000 3 6 .333
The top 25 teams in the USA Today women’s
college basketball poll, with first-place votes in Tavonta Jones added 19 points
17 Villanova, Saturday.
2. Duke (9-1) did not play. Next: vs. Middle Tenn. 0 0 .000 3 7 .300 parentheses, records through Dec. 3, points based on 8-for-17 shooting from the field.
Princeton, Tuesday. Charlotte 0 0 .000 2 5 .286 on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point
3. Tennessee (7-1) did not play. Next: at for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking: He also had six rebounds. DJ Clark
Tuesday’s Game Rec. Pts Pvs
Memphis, Saturday.
4. Gonzaga (9-1) did not play. Next: at No. Louisiana Tech 96, MVSU 80 1. UConn (32) 9-0 800 1 added 17 points and 13 rebounds for
12 North Carolina, Saturday.
5. Michigan (10-0) did not play. Next: vs. No games
Today’s Games
2. Notre Dame
3. Louisville
4 the Owls.
Western Michigan, Saturday. Thursday’s Game
North Florida at FIU, 7 p.m.
4. Baylor
5. Mississippi State
The W shot 46.7 percent (7-for-
6. Virginia (9-0) did not play. Next: at
South Carolina, Wednesday, Dec. 19.
Tuesday’s Women’s Major
6. Maryland 10-0 631 7 15) from the free-throw line.
7. Oregon 7-1 589 3
7. Nevada (10-0) did not play. Next: vs.
South Dakota State, Saturday. Scores 8. Oregon State 7-1 575 8 The W women will return to ac-
9. Tennessee 8-0 566 9
8. Auburn (8-1) did not play. Next: vs.
UAB, Saturday.
EAST 10. N.C. State 10-0 520 10 tion at 5:30 p.m. Thursday when
Fordham 68, Columbia 49
9. Michigan State (8-2) did not play. Next:
vs. Green Bay, Sunday.
Hartford 65, Rhode Island 51
11. Stanford
12. Texas
457 11
407 12 they play host to Philander Smith
Princeton 79, Monmouth (NJ) 47
10. Florida State (8-1) did not play. Next: Stony Brook 53, Iona 51
13. California
14. Syracuse
371 13
337 14
College at Pohl Gymnasium.
vs. Southeast Missouri State, Monday.
11. Texas Tech (8-0) did not play. Next:
Yale 62, Army 51
15. Iowa 7-2 284 16 The W men will return to action
16. Marquette 7-2 276 15
vs. Northwestern State, Wednesday.
12. North Carolina (7-2) did not play. Next:
Charleston Southern 74, Erskine 50
Jackson St. 105, Spring Hill 57
16. Minnesota 9-0 276 18 at 5 p.m. Monday when they take on
vs. No. 4 Gonzaga, Saturday.
13. Virginia Tech (8-1) did not play. Next:
Johnson C. Smith 53, NC A&T 50
18. DePaul
19. Arizona State
232 17
226 19 Southwestern Assemblies of God
LSU 86, McNeese St. 36
vs. Washington, Saturday. North Florida 62, FIU 53
20. Kentucky
21. Gonzaga
216 19
158 22
University in Waxahachie, Texas.
14. Buffalo (9-0) did not play. Next: vs.
Southern Illinois, Saturday.
Southern Miss. 66, Alcorn St. 47
UNC-Asheville 56, ETSU 55
22. Michigan State 8-1 92 — n Southern Mississippi (men)
15. Ohio State (8-1) did not play. Next: vs. 22. Miami 8-2 92 23
Bucknell, Saturday.
Illinois 84, Murray St. 52
24. Missouri 8-2 81 25 81, Millsaps 47: At Hattiesburg,
25. Drake 8-2 59 21
Also Receiving Votes: Southern California Dominic Magee had a game-high
16. Wisconsin (8-2) did not play. Next: vs. Wichita St. 70, Grambling St. 61
Savannah State, Thursday. FAR WEST
Florida 30, Virginia Tech 29, Texas A&M 23, 18 points Tuesday night to lead the
17. Villanova (8-3) lost to Pennsylvania 53, South Carolina 46, Florida State 44, South
Nevada 75, Cal State Stanislaus 52
78-75. Next: at No. 1 Kansas, Saturday. New Mexico St. 66, Denver 64
18. Mississippi State (8-1) did not play. Alabama-Birmingham 12, South Dakota 12, South Golden Eagles (7-2) to their victory
Portland St. 60, Grand Canyon 55 Alabama 10, Kansas 9, Iowa State 7, Indiana 6,
Next: vs. Cincinnati, Saturday.
19. Kentucky (7-2) did not play. Next: vs. The AP Women’s Top 25 South Dakota State 3, West Virginia 3, UCF 2, at Reed Green Coliseum.
Utah, Saturday. Michigan 2, New Mexico 2.
20. Arizona State (7-1) did not play. Next: Fared Southern Miss raced out to a
at Georgia, Saturday. Tuesday SEC Women 32-7 lead in the first 11 minutes and
21. Marquette (8-2) did not play. Next: vs. 1. UConn (9-0) did not play. Next: at Conf. Pct. Overall Pct.
North Dakota, Tuesday.
22. Iowa (7-2) did not play. Next: vs.
Oklahoma, Wednesday, Dec. 19.
2. Notre Dame (8-1) did not play. Next: vs.
Mississippi State 0-0 .000 9-0 1.000
Tennessee 0-0 .000 8-0 1.000
cruised to the victory.
Northern Iowa, Saturday. Binghamton, Sunday.
3. Baylor (7-0) did not play. Next: vs.
Kentucky 0-0 .000 9-1 .900 Cortez Edwards had 15 points
23. Furman (11-0) beat Charleston Auburn 0-0 .000 7-1 .875
Southern 77-69. Next: vs. UNC Wilmington, Morehead State, Wednesday. Missouri 0-0 .000 8-2 .800 and Tyree Griffin had 10.
4. Louisville (10-0) did not play. Next: vs. Texas A&M 0-0 .000 6-2 .750
24. Houston (8-0) did not play. Next: vs. Northern Kentucky, Saturday. LSU 0-0 .000 5-2 .714 The win helps the Golden Eagles
5. Mississippi State (9-0) did not play. Next:
LSU, Wednesday.
25. Indiana (8-2) did not play. Next: vs. at Southern Mississippi, Friday.
0-0 .000 7-3 .700
0-0 .000 6-3 .667
continue their best start of the five-
Butler, Saturday. 6. Maryland (10-0) did not play. Next: at
Delaware, Thursday, Dec. 20.
South Carolina
0-0 .000 6-4 .600
0-0 .000 5-4 .556
year Doc Sadler era. This is the first
25. Kansas State (6-2) did not play. Next:
vs. Georgia State, Saturday. 7. Oregon (7-1) did not play. Next: at South
Dakota State, Wednesday.
Vanderbilt 0-0 .000 4-5 .444 time Southern Miss has started a
25. Syracuse (7-2) did not play. Next: vs. Ole Miss 0-0 .000 4-6 .400
Old Dominion, Saturday. 8. Oregon State (7-1) did not play. Next: vs. Florida 0-0 .000 3-6 .333 season 7-2 or better since the 2011-
Eastern Washington, Friday.
Southeastern Conference 11 Stanford, 9. Tennessee (8-0) did not play. Next: vs. No. Tuesday’s Game 12 NCAA tournament squad.
Tuesday, Dec. 18.
Men 10. N.C. State (10-0) did not play. Next: vs.
LSU 86, McNeese 36
Today’s Game
“I thought one of the keys for us

Conf. Pct. Overall Pct.
0-0 .000
Mississippi State 0 -0 .000
8-1 .889
8-1 .889
Maine, Saturday.
11. Stanford (6-1) did not play. Next: vs. No.
3 Baylor, Saturday.
Louisiana at Ole Miss, 11 a.m.
Thursday’s Games
in the first five minutes was setting
the tempo of the game with our de-
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12. Texas (7-2) did not play. Next: vs. No games scheduled
Tennessee 0-0 .000 7-1 .875
Friday’s Games
0-0 .000
0-0 .000
7-2 .778
7-2 .778
Stetson, Sunday.
13. California (8-0) did not play. Next: vs. UC Georgia at Villanova, 6 p.m. fense,” Sadler said. “We should be
Arkansas 0-0 .000 6-2 .750 Santa Barbara, Sunday. Mississippi State at Southern Mississippi, 6 p.m. able to do that with Tyree and Cor-
Vanderbilt 0-0 .000 6-2 .750 14. Minnesota (9-0) did not play. Next: vs. UC Riverside vs. Texas A&M, 9:30 p.m.
Ole Miss 0-0 .000 6-2 .750 Coppin State, Wednesday. Saturday’s Games
Middle Tennessee at Kentucky, Noon
tez guarding the ball. The 20 assists
Alabama 0-0 .000 6-3 .667 15. Syracuse (8-2) did not play. Next: vs.
Missouri 0-0 .000 6-3 .667 Niagara, Monday, Dec. 17. Ole Miss at Louisiana Tech, 2 p.m. on 32 made baskets is always good
South Dakota at Missouri, 3 p.m.
0-0 .000
0-0 .000
5-3 .625
5-4 .556
16. Iowa (8-2) did not play. Next: vs.
Northern Iowa, Sunday. LSU at Rutgers, 3 p.m. (Big Ten Network) to see as a coach. I’m disappointed
South Carolina 0-0 .000
Texas A&M 0-0 .000
4-5 .444
3-4 .429
17. Arizona State (7-2) did not play. Next: vs.
Kansas State, Sunday.
Central Michigan at Vanderbilt, 5 p.m.
Oregon State vs. Texas A&M, 10:59 p.m. in (Millsaps) getting 14 offensive
Tuesday’s Games
18. Kentucky (9-1) did not play. Next: vs.
Middle Tennessee, Saturday.
Sunday’s Games
Florida at Ohio State, Noon
rebounds, so we have to get better
No games scheduled 19. Marquette (7-2) did not play. Next: vs. Northwestern State at Alabama, 2 p.m. at that.”
Today’s Games Green Bay, Saturday. Prairie View at Arkansas, 2 p.m.
Southeastern Louisiana at Ole Miss, 6:30 p.m. 20. DePaul (7-3) did not play. Next: vs. Samford at Auburn, 2 p.m. Ladarius Marshall made the
LSU at Houston, 8 p.m. (ESPN2) Tennessee State, Monday. South Carolina at Purdue, 2 p.m. (ESPN2)
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Heritage Academy boys basketball team wins
MERIDIAN — Eli Acker had 20 points Tuesday night to lead the
Heritage Academy boys basketball team to a 67-38 victory against
Prep Basketball
Amory at Caledonia
Thursday’s Games
Vanderbilt hires G League’s
Turner to be its new AD
Columbus Christian at Marshall Academy
Lamar School.
Jared Long and Moak Griffin had 13 points for the Patriots (10-1). Smithville at Hamilton
n In other action, the Starkville Academy boys basketball team Friday’s Games
defeated Pillow Academy 60-54. The Volunteers improved to 5-7 with West Lowndes at Columbus
the win. Louisville at West Point
In the girls game, Lillee Alpe had 14 points, but Starkville Academy
Southeast Lauderdale at Noxubee County
By TERESA M. WALKER compelling proposition for me,” Turn-
lost to Pillow Academy 66-44. Mary Peyton Passons had 12 points and The Associated Press er said.
Meri Laci Archer had 11 for the Lady Volunteers (10-6). Itawamba AHS at Aberdeen
Starkville Academy at Heritage Academy Zeppos introduced Turner on a
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Vanderbilt conference call with reporters Tues-
MSMS soccer teams lose to Choctaw Central Marshall Academy at Oak Hill Academy has hired NBA G League President
Columbus Christian vs. Lee Arkansas (Memphis) day. He said Turner was a top candi-
The Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science girls soccer Malcolm Turner as its new athletic
team lost to Choctaw Central 2-1 on Tuesday night at New Hope High. Saturday’s Games date from the first names suggested
Erin Williams scored of an assist from Tierah Macon for MSMS
director, opting for a business execu- by the search firm used by Vanderbilt.
New Hope at West Point
(3-1-1, 2-1 district). tive over candidates with experience Zeppos sees Turner’s experience will
Magnolia Heights at Heritage Academy
“Our fate is still in our own hands,” MSMS coach Chuck Yar- in college athletic administration for give him a sense of where college ath-
borough said. “We’ll play at Choctaw in January, and since we really Hound Dog Classic
the Southeastern Conference’s only letics are going.
controlled the match during the second half, we’ll work to carry that At Tupelo
momentum into our next matches to get over the hump against coach
private university. A graduate of North Carolina, Turn-
Starkville (girls) at Tupelo, 7 p.m.
Terrell’s squad.” Chancellor Nicholas Zeppos said er earned law and M.B.A. degrees
Starkville (boys) at Tupelo, 8:30 p.m.
The MSMS boys lost to Choctaw Central 5-0 to fall to 2-3 and 1-2 current and former athletic directors from Harvard. He was a senior vice
in the district. Prep Soccer were among the diverse candidates president at OnSport, a North Caro-
Thursday’s Matches Vanderbilt considered before choos- lina-based sports and entertainment
Heritage Academy baseball team will have fundraiser Heritage Academy at Hartfield Academy, 5 p.m. ing Turner. consulting firm that worked with the
The Heritage Academy baseball team will have a wide array Pillow Academy at Columbus Christian, 5 p.m. “Malcolm didn’t come up through
of items up for auction from 6-8 p.m. Saturday at a fundraiser in the NBA, NFL, MLB, NASCAR and also
Friday’s Matches college athletics but I think he is a
school’s Student Activity Building. media rights in both professional and
New Hope at Louisville, 5 p.m.
There is no cost to attend the auction, which will feature raffle priz- great fit for Vanderbilt,” Zeppos told college sports. After being acquired
Columbus at Nettleton, 5 p.m.
es, food, and refreshments. Among the items at the auction, which also The Associated Press. by Wasserman Media Group, Turner
will include opportunities to make silent bids, will be electronics, tickets Washington School at Starkville Academy, 5 p.m.
Turner will start Feb. 1 and re- worked for the consulting division as
to games, condominium stays, gift certificates, and other items. Starkville High at Kosciusko, 5:30 p.m.
place David Williams, the first Afri- managing director helping launch the
Saturday’s Matches
can-American athletic director in the company’s golf division.
Mississippi State New Hope at Amory, 11 a.m.
SEC, to cap a search that started in He became the third president of
INFLCR, Mississippi State announce multi-sport Corinth at Caledonia, Noon
September. the G League in 2014, and he worked
partnership Men’s College Basketball “Vanderbilt is a really special place on coach and player development and
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Influencer (INFLCR) founder and CEO Today’s Game and offering that rare combination pushed for two-way contracts with the
Jim Cavale announced Tuesday a two-year, multi-sport contract with Southeastern Louisiana vs. Ole Miss (Jackson), of student-athletes and that commit- league adding 10 clubs. Shareef Ab-
Mississippi State University Athletics. 6:30 p.m.
INFLCR will serve the Bulldogs’ football, baseball, and men’s ment to an opportunity for excellence dur-Rahim, a 12-year NBA veteran,
Saturday’s Games
and women’s basketball. Mississippi State is INFLCR’s fourth deal on and off the field was just a very will replace him.
with a Southeastern Conference athletic program. INFLCR has client Southern Mississippi at Wichita State, 4:30 p.m.
partnerships with college athletic programs from the SEC, Atlantic Cincinnati at Mississippi State, 7:30 p.m.
Coast, Big Ten, Big 12, American Athletic, Mountain West, and Sun Belt
Women’s College Basketball
conferences and Conference USA.
The INFLCR content delivery software platform helps clients like Today’s Game Basketball Saturday, Dec. 29
Peach Bowl
Today’s Games
Vegas at N.Y. Islanders, 6 p.m.
Pittsburgh at Chicago, 7 p.m.
Mississippi State athletics, distribute their internally curated content into Louisiana at Ole Miss, 11 a.m. NBA At Atlanta
Florida (9-3) vs. Michigan (10-2), 11 a.m.
Philadelphia at Calgary, 7:30 p.m.
Dallas at Anaheim, 9 p.m.
personalized galleries on each of the mobile devices of their athletes, Thursday’s Game Atlantic Division
Belk Bowl
Thursday’s Games
Arizona at Buffalo, 6 p.m.
W L Pct GB
coaches and other brand ambassadors, for them to access and share Philander Smith College at Mississippi University Toronto 22 7 .759 — At Charlotte, North Carolina Los Angeles at Columbus, 6 p.m.
via their personal social-media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Philadelphia 19 9 .679 2½ South Carolina (7-5) vs. Virginia (7-5), 11 a.m. Toronto at Tampa Bay, 6:30 p.m.
and Instagram. Mississippi State can then use their INFLCR dashboard
for Women, 5:30 p.m. Boston 16 10 .615 4½ (ABC) Carolina at Montreal, 6:30 p.m.
Brooklyn 10 18 .357 11½ Arizona Bowl Vancouver at Nashville, 7 p.m.
and usage reports to track their “audience lift” via the much-larger Friday’s Game New York 8 20 .286 13½ At Tucson, Arizona Edmonton at Winnipeg, 7 p.m.
Southeast Division Arkansas State (8-4) vs. Nevada (7-5), Florida at Minnesota, 7 p.m.
collective audience of those brand ambassadors. Mississippi State at Southern Mississippi, 6 p.m. W L Pct GB 12:15 p.m. (CBSSN) Dallas at San Jose, 9:30 p.m.
“We are excited to announce a partnership with INFLCR, a Cotton Bowl Classic
Saturday’s Games Charlotte 13 13 .500 —
powerful social media platform that will continue to enhance our Mississippi University for Women at Huntingdon
12 15 .444 1½
11 15 .423 2
At Arlington, Texas
CFP Semifinal, Notre Dame (12-0) vs. Clemson
(13-0), 3 p.m. (ESPN)
Mississippi State Athletics brand,” Mississippi State Director of Athletics Washington 11 16 .407 2½
Tuesday’s Moves
John Cohen said. “Equipping our student-athletes with the proper College, 2 p.m. Atlanta 6 20 .231 7 Orange Bowl
At Miami Gardens, Florida BASEBALL
Central Division
technology and education of building a positive brand through social Ole Miss at Louisiana Tech, 2 p.m. W L Pct GB CFP Semifinal, Oklahoma (12-1) vs. Alabama American League
Milwaukee 18 8 .692 — (13-0), 7 p.m. (ESPN) KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Signed OF Billy
media is imperative. INFLCR will serve as a tremendous tool to help our Sunday’s Game Indiana 17 10 .630 1½ Hamilton to a one-year contract.
student-athletes accomplish that.” Detroit 13 12 .520 4½ Monday, Dec. 31 LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Agreed to terms
Northwestern State at Alabama, 2 p.m. Cleveland 6 21 .222 12½ Military Bowl with RHP Forrest Snow, C Dustin Garneau,
After activation, MSU student-athletes in their respective sports Chicago 6 22 .214 13 At Annapolis, Maryland SS Wilfredo Tovar, OF Peter Bourjos, OF
will gain ongoing access to thousands of content-items produced by the Junior College Basketball WESTERN CONFERENCE
Southwest Division
Cincinnati (10-2) vs. Virginia Tech (6-6),
11 a.m. (ESPN)
Cesar Puello, OF Jarrett Parker and RHP Matt
Ramsey on one-year contracts.
university and accessed via the INFLCR mobile app for sharing across Friday’s Game W L Pct GB Sun Bowl OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Agreed to terms
their social-media channels. Memphis 15 11 .577 — At El Paso, Texas with C Chris Herrmann on a one-year contract.
n Baseball team will hold winter camps: At Starkville, the base- Women: EMCC vs. South Georgia Technical Dallas 14 11 .560 ½ Stanford (8-4) vs. Pittsburgh (7-6), 1 p.m. (CBS)
Redbox Bowl
TEXAS RANGERS — Acquired 3B Patrick
Wisdom from the St. Louis Cardinals for INF/
San Antonio 14 14 .500 2
ball team will offer a series of camps for youth and high school players. (Chipola Tournament), 1 p.m. New Orleans 14 15 .483 2½ Santa Clara, Calif. OF Drew Robinson.
Houston 12 14 .462 3 Michigan State (7-5) vs. Oregon (8-4), 2 p.m. TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Released SS Troy
The first camps will be Jan. 12 and 13, 2019, for players in grades Northwest Division (FOX) Tulowitzki.
7-12. The cost for one camp is $150. The cost for both camps is $275.
Check-in on Jan. 12 will be at 9 a.m. in center field at Dudy Noble Field.
on the air
Oklahoma City
W L Pct GB
17 8 .680
18 9 .667 —

Liberty Bowl
At Memphis, Tenn.
Missouri (8-4) vs. Oklahoma State (6-6),
National League
MIAMI MARLINS — Assigned RHP Brett
Graves and 3B Yadiel Rivera outright to New
2:45 p.m. (ESPN) Orleans (PCL).
Check-in on Jan. 13 will be at 9 a.m. in the Griffis Boardroom. Checkout
is at 4 p.m. Today Portland
15 12 .556 3
13 14 .481 5
13 15 .464 5½ Holiday Bowl
Deolis Guerra and C Tuffy Gosewisch to minor
There will be Youth Skills Camps for players in grades 1-6 on Jan. COLLEGE BASKETBALL Pacific Division At San Diego league contracts.
W L Pct GB Northwestern (8-5) vs. Utah (9-4), 6 p.m. (FS1) PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Traded RHP Ivan
19 and 20, 2019. Check-in will be at 9 a.m. at the Griffis Boardroom. 7 p.m. — Chicago State at DePaul, FS1 Golden State 19 9 .679 — Gator Bowl Nova to the Chicago White Sox for RHP Yordi
Checkout is at 4 p.m. The cost for one camp is $150. The cost for both At Jacksonville, Florida Rosario and international signing bonus pool
8 p.m. — LSU at Houston, ESPN2 L.A. Clippers
L.A. Lakers
17 10 .630 1½
17 10 .630 1½ NC State (9-3) vs. Texas A&M (8-4), 6:30 p.m. money.
camps is $275. (ESPN) BASKETBALL
GOLF Sacramento 14 12 .538 4
National Basketball Association
MSU also will hold Half-Day Prospect Camps from 9 a.m. to noon Phoenix 4 24 .143 15
and from 1-4 p.m. Jan. 21, 2019, for players in grades 9-12. The cost for 5 a.m. — European Tour Golf, Alfred Downhill Tuesday, Jan. 1
Outback Bowl
NBA — Named Shareef Abdur-Rahim
president of the NBA G League.
Tuesday’s Games
each session is $125. Championship, Far-3 Challenge, South Africa, Houston 111, Portland 104 At Tampa, Florida
Mississippi State (8-4) vs. Iowa (8-4), 11 a.m.
ATLANTA HAWKS — Recalled G/F Daniel
San Antonio 111, Phoenix 86 Hamilton from Erie (NBAGL).
Each session is designed to further develop each player’s skills TGC Toronto 123, L.A. Clippers 99 (ESPN2) WASHINGTON WIZARDS — Recalled F Troy
and learn new techniques from MSU coach Chris Lemonis and his staff. Today’s Games Citrus Bowl Brown Jr. from Capital City (NBAGL).
11 p.m. — Asian Tour Golf, Indonesian Masters, Boston at Washington, 6 p.m. At Orlando, Florida FOOTBALL
Campers will be put through many of the same drills used by the MSU Kentucky (9-3) vs. Penn State (9-3), Noon National Football League
coaches. Dudy Noble Field and the Palmeiro Center will be available for
first-round, Indonesia, TGC Brooklyn at Philadelphia, 6 p.m.
Detroit at Charlotte, 6 p.m. (ABC) ARIZONA CARDINALS — Placed LB
Fiesta Bowl
the camps. Camps are set up for any and all players who want to play 4:30 a.m. (Thursday) — European Tour Golf, Milwaukee at Indiana, 6 p.m.
At Glendale, Arizona
Thurston Armbrister and DT Robert
Nkemdiche on injured reserve. Signed DT Vincent
New York at Cleveland, 6 p.m.
at the next level. We will have a pro-style workout and various coaching Alfred Dunhill Championship, first round, South Oklahoma City at New Orleans, 7 p.m. LSU (9-3) vs. UCF (12-0), Noon (ESPN)
Rose Bowl
Valentine from Seattle’s practice squad and LB
Jonathan Anderson. Signed OL Justin Evans to
Portland at Memphis, 7 p.m.
segments that will be set up throughout the day. Africa, TGC Atlanta at Dallas, 7:30 p.m. At Pasadena, California the practice squad.
Washington (10-3) vs. Ohio State (12-1), 4 p.m. BUFFALO BILLS — Placed LB Matt Milano and
Each camper will be required to fill out the Medical/Release Forms NBA Miami at Utah, 8 p.m.
Minnesota at Sacramento, 9 p.m. CB Taron Johnson on injured reserve.
and bring it to registration. Toronto at Golden State, 9:30 p.m. Sugar Bowl DETROIT LIONS — Placed DE Ziggy Ansah
Players are asked to bring a hat, shoes, glove, and workout 7 p.m. — Oklahoma City at New Orleans, ESPN Thursday’s Games At New Orleans and TE Michael Robertson injured reserve.
Texas (9-4) vs. Georgia (11-2), 7:45 p.m. Signed TE Jerome Cunningham and OL Leo
clothes. 9:30 p.m. — Toronto at Golden State, ESPN L.A. Lakers at Houston, 7 p.m.
L.A. Clippers at San Antonio, 7:30 p.m. (ESPN) Koloamatangi from the practice squad.
Go to NHL Chicago vs. Orlando at Mexico City, 8:30 p.m.
Monday, Jan. 7
LOS ANGELES RAMS — Placed RB Malcolm
Brown and CB Dominique Hatfield on injured
Dallas at Phoenix, 9:30 p.m.
to dowload the required forms. 7 p.m. — Pittsburgh at Chicago, NBC Sports College Football Championship reserve. Signed LB Trevon Young from the
Network Football At Santa Clara, California
Cotton Bowl winner vs. Orange Bowl winner,
practice squad.
MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Fired offensive
Mississippi University for Women RODEO Bowl Schedule
Saturday’s Games
7 p.m. (ESPN)
Football Championship
coordinator John DeFilippo. Promoted
quarterbacks coach Kevin Stefanski to interim
offensive coordinator.
The W’s Massey will hold goalkeeper clinic 9 p.m. — PRCA Rodeo, Wrangler National Finals, Celebration Bowl
At Atlanta Subdivision Playoffs OAKLAND RAIDERS — Signed G Cameron
Mississippi University for Women’s women’s soccer coach Gray CBS Sports Network NC A&T (9-2) vs. Alcorn State (9-3), 11 a.m. Semifinals Hunt and G/OT Denver Kirkland. Waived RB
C.J. Anderson. Placed G/C Jon Feliciano on
Friday’s Game
Massey will hold a clinic for goalkeepers ages 14 and above on Jan. SOCCER (ABC)
South Dakota State (10-2) at North Dakota injured reserve.
Cure Bowl TENNESSEE TITANS — Placed OT Jack
3, 2019. 9:20 a.m. — FIFA Club World Cup, Al Ain FC vs. At Orlando, Florida State (13-0), 7 p.m.
Conklin and TE Jonnu Smith on injured re-
Tulane (6-6) vs. Louisiana-Lafayette (7-6), Saturday’s Game
The cost is $50, and lunch will be provided. Maine (10-3) at Eastern Washington (11-2), serve. Signed OL Austin Pasztor. Signed
Check-in will be from 9:30-9:45 a.m. in the lobby of Pohl Gymna- Team Wellington FC, FS2 12:30 p.m. (CBSSN)
New Mexico Bowl 1 p.m. TE Cole Wick from San Francisco’s practice
The schedule will feature training about technical foundations
Thursday At Albuquerque
North Texas (9-3) vs. Utah State (10-2), 1 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 5
Fuller. Waived C Demetrius Rhaney.
Canadian Football League
followed by lunch, a discussion of the psychology of goalkeeping, and a COLLEGE BASKETBALL Las Vegas Bowl At Toyota Stadium
Frisco, Texas WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS — Agreed
Fresno State (11-2) vs. Arizona State (7-5), 2:30
session on shot stopping. 7 p.m. — Savannah State at Wisconsin, Big Ten p.m. (ABC) Semifinal winners, Noon to terms with FB Mike Miller on a two-year
Camellia Bowl contract.
Network At Montgomery, Alabama Division II Playoffs HOCKEY
National Hockey League
The W will hold baseball camps in February 2019 COLLEGE GOLF
Georgia Southern (9-3) vs. Eastern Michigan
(7-5), 4:30 p.m. (ESPN) Saturday’s Game ANAHEIM DUCKS — Claimed G Chad
Johnson off waivers from St. Louis.
The Mississippi University for Women will be the host site for the New Orleans Bowl At McKinney, Texas
1 p.m. — NCAA Men’s Golf Championships, team Middle Tennessee (8-5) vs. Appalachian State Valdosta State (13-0) vs. Ferris State (15-0), BUFFALO SABRES — Sent D Matt Hunwick to
U.S. Baseball Academy’s camps in February 2019. (10-2), 8 p.m. (ESPN) 3 p.m. Rochester (AHL) for a rehab assignment.
The sessions will be Feb. 2, 9, 16, and 23 on the campus of The match play finals, Stillwater, Oklahoma, TGC DETROIT RED WINGS — Recalled D Brian
3 p.m. — East Lake Cup, team match play Tuesday, Dec. 18 Division III Playoffs Lashoff from Grand Rapids (AHL).
W in downtown Columbus. USBA camps feature age-specific sessions Boca Raton (Fla.) Bowl Championship NEW YORK RANGERS — Assigned Fs Cole
UAB (10-3) vs. North Illinois (8-5), 6 p.m. Friday’s Game Schneider and Steven Fogarty to Hartford
with instruction tailored for each ability level. championships, men’s and women’s (ESPN) At Shenandoah, Texas (AHL).
The cost is $139 for four weeks of one skill (six total hours). There semifinalists, Atlanta, Georgia, TGC Mount Union (14-0) vs. Mary Hardin-Baylor, TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING — Reassigned G
Wednesday, Dec. 19 (14-0), 7 p.m. Eddie Pasquale to Syracuse (AHL).
are discounts available if participants register for multiple sessions. OLYMPIC SPORTS
The camp is open to players in grades 1-12. Sessions include GOLF Frisco (Texas) Bowl
San Diego State (7-5) vs. Ohio (8-4), 7 p.m. NAIA Playoffs U.S ANTI-DOPING AGENCY — Announced
Championship American weightlifter Nicholas Saccente
hitting, pitching, baserunning, and fielding. 4:30 a.m. — European Tour Golf, Alfred Dunhill (ESPN)
Saturday’s Game accepted an additional four-month sanction for
You can register by going to https://oldsite.usbaseballacademy. Championship, first round, South Africa, TGC Thursday, Dec. 20 At Municipal Stadium violating his period of ineligibility.
Gasparilla Bowl Daytona Beach, Florida SOCCER
8 p.m. — American Century Championship Golf: At St. Petersburg, Florida Morningside (14-0) vs. Benedictine (Kan.)
(13-1), 6 p.m.
Major League Soccer
ATLANTA UNITED — Traded D Greg Garza
Marshall (8-4) vs. South Florida (7-5), 7 p.m.
Celebrity Golf Event, final round, South Lake, TGC (ESPN) to FC Cincinnati for targeted and general

Ole Miss Tahoe, Nevada Friday, Dec. 21 Hockey allocation money.
COLUMBUS CREW — Reached agreement
to transfer G Zack Steffen to Manchester City
Bahamas Bowl
11 p.m. — Asian Tour Golf, Indonesian Masters, At Nassau NHL (Premier-England).
Women’s soccer team’s Kizer named second round, Indonesia, TGC
Toledo (7-5) vs. FIU (8-4), 11:30 a.m. (ESPN)
Famous Idaho Potato Bowl
Atlantic Division
LA GALAXY — Named Dennis te Kloese
general manager. Best XI Third Team 4:30 a.m. (Friday) — European Tour Golf, Alfred
At Boise, Idaho
Western Michigan (7-5) vs. BYU (6-6), 3 p.m.
Tampa Bay 32 24 7 1 49 130 91
LOS ANGELES FC — Traded D Joao Moutinho
to Orlando City for D Mohamed El-Munir.
OXFORD — Ole Miss midfielder CeCe Kizer was named Tuesday (ESPN) Toronto 31 21 9 1 43 113 85 ORLANDO CITY SC — Traded D Amro Tarek
Dunhill Championship, second round, South Buffalo 31 18 9 4 40 95 91 to the N.Y. Red Bulls for a 2019 fourth-round
to the Best XI Third Team. Saturday, Dec. 22 Boston 31 17 10 4 38 85 79 draft pick.
It is the second-consecutive season Kizer has been honored with Africa, TGC Birmingham (Ala.) Bowl Montreal 31 15 11 5 35 97 101 COLLEGE
Memphis (8-5) vs. Wake Forest (6-6), 11 a.m. Detroit 32 14 14 4 32 93 107 AUSTIN PEAY — Named Mark Hudspeth
Best XI status by Last season, Kizer landed on NBA (ESPN) Ottawa 32 13 15 4 30 106 125 football coach.
the second team a season ago. 7 p.m. — LA Lakers at Houston, TNT Armed Forces Bowl Florida 29 11 12 6 28 96 105 BOSTON COLLEGE — Extended the contract
At Fort Worth, Texas Metropolitan Division of football coach Steve Addazio through 2022.
Kizer also was earned All-America honors from the United Soccer
Coaches. She was a first-team All-Southeastern Conference pick after
9 p.m. — G-League, Capital City at South Bay, Houston (8-4) vs. Army (9-2), 2:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Dollar General Bowl
Washington 30 18 9 3 39 112 92
NORTH CAROLINA — Named Phil Longo
offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach,
scoring 13 goals and adding nine assists. She helped Ole Miss earn a ESPNU At Mobile, Alabama
Buffalo (10-3) vs. Troy (9-3), 6 p.m. (ESPN)
Columbus 30 16 12 2 34 102 102
N.Y. Islanders 29 14 11 4 32 83 85
Lonnie Galloway wide receivers coach and
Brandon Jones offensive line coach.
NCAA tournament bid for the third time in her career. 9:30 p.m. — Dallas at Phoenix, TNT Hawaii Bowl
At Honolulu
Pittsburgh 29 13 10 6 32 98 92 SOUTHERN CAL — Named Mike Jinks running
N.Y. Rangers 30 14 13 3 31 88 98 backs coach and Chad Kauha’aha’a defensive
NFL Louisiana Tech (7-5) vs. Hawaii (8-5), 9:30 p.m. Carolina 29 13 12 4 30 72 81 line coach.
Soccer 7 p.m. — LA Chargers at Kansas City, WLOV and
Wednesday, Dec. 26
Philadelphia 28 12 13 3 27 86 101
New Jersey 29 10 13 6 26 88 105
UTAH STATE — Named Gary Andersen
football coach.
VANDERBILT — Named Malcolm Turner
FC Cincinnati roster takes shape in MLS expansion NFL Network SERVPRO First Responder Bowl
At Dallas
Central Division
athletic director.
WISCONSIN — Announced junior men’s
draft RODEO Boston College (7-5) vs. Boise State (10-3), Nashville 31 20 10 1 41 98 78 basketball F Micah Potter will transfer from
12:30 p.m. (ESPN) Winnipeg 30 19 9 2 40 107 83 Ohio State.
Cincinnati acquired striker Kei Kamara from the Vancouver White- 9 p.m. — PRCA Rodeo, Wrangler National Finals, Quick Lane Bowl Colorado 31 17 9 5 39 112 94
caps in the MLS expansion draft and then immediately dealt him to the
Colorado Rapids for a 2019 international slot.
CBS Sports Network
At Detroit
Minnesota (6-6) vs. Georgia Tech (7-5), 4:15
p.m. (ESPN)
30 16 11 3 35 83 78
30 16 12 2 34 95 88 Boxing
SWIMMING Cheez-It Bowl
St. Louis
29 11 14 4 26 82 97
32 9 18 5 23 87 121
Cincinnati selected four other players in the expansion draft At Phoenix Friday
Tuesday: forward Darren Mattocks from D.C. United, midfielder 11 a.m. — FINA World Championships, day 2 of California (7-5) vs. TCU (6-6), 8 p.m. (ESPN)
Pacific Division At The American Bank Center, Corpus Christi,
GP W L OT Pts GF GA Texas, Gilberto Ramirez vs. Jesse Hart, 12, for
Roland Lamah from FC Dallas, midfielder Eric Alexander from the the 25m finals, China, NBC Sports Network Thursday, Dec. 27 Calgary 31 19 10 2 40 107 85 Ramirez’s WBO super middleweight title
Independence Bowl San Jose 32 16 11 5 37 102 98 Saturday
Houston Dynamo and defender Hasan Ndam from the New York WOMEN’S COLLEGE GOLF At Shreveport, Louisiana Anaheim 32 16 11 5 37 81 94 At Madison Square Garden, New York,
Red Bulls. 11 a.m. — NCAA Women’s Golf Championships, Temple (8-4) vs. Duke (7-5), 12:30 p.m. (ESPN) Edmonton 31 17 12 2 36 88 91 Rocky Fielding vs. Canelo Alvarez, 12, for
Pinstripe Bowl Vegas 32 17 14 1 35 96 91 Fielding’s WBA regular super middleweight
The team also acquired left back Greg Garza from MLS Cup Vancouver 33 14 16 3 31 98 111
champion Atlanta United for $450,000 in allocation money. team match play finals, Stillwater, Oklahoma, At Bronx, New York
Miami (7-5) vs. Wisconsin (7-5), 4:15 p.m. Arizona 29 13 14 2 28 76 80
title; David Lemieux vs. Tureano Johnson, 12,
middleweights; Tevin Farmer vs.
Los Angeles 32 11 19 2 24 71 98
Later Tuesday, Cincinnati traded for Whitecaps defender Kendall TGC (ESPN)
Texas Bowl
Francisco Fonseca, 12, for Farmer’s IBF junior
lightweight title; Sadam Ali
Waston. Vancouver got $750,000 in allocation money and the interna- 3 p.m. — East Lake Cup, team match play At Houston NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for vs. Mauricio Herrera, 10,
Baylor (6-6) vs. Vanderbilt (6-6), 8 p.m. (ESPN) overtime loss. Top three teams in each division welterweights.
tional roster spot obtained earlier from the Rapids.
championships, men’s and women’s and two wild cards per conference advance to Dec. 22
Mattocks, Cincinnati’s first pick in the draft, had 10 goals this Friday, Dec. 28 playoffs. At Manchester (England) Arena, Josh
season for D.C. United. Kamara had 14 goals with five assists for the semifinalists, Atlanta, Georgia, TGC Music City Bowl
Tuesday’s Games
Warrington vs. Carl Frampton, 12, for
At Nashville, Tennessee Warrington’s IBF featherweight title; Liam
Whitecaps. WOMEN’S COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL Purdue (6-6) vs. Auburn (7-5), 12:30 p.m. Toronto 4, Carolina 1 Williams vs. Mark Heffron, 12,
(ESPN) Buffalo 4, Los Angeles 3, OT middleweights; Nathan
The draft came on a busy day in the league with numerous other 6 p.m. — NCAA tournament, semifinal, Stanford Camping World Bowl Vancouver 3, Columbus 2 Gorman vs Alex Leapai, 10,
deals announced. The Red Bulls acquired defender Amro Tarek from At Orlando, Florida Boston 4, Arizona 3 heavyweights.
Orlando City SC in exchange for a fourth-round pick in the 2019 MLS vs. BYU, ESPN West Virginia (8-3) vs. Syracuse (9-3), Washington 6, Detroit 2 At O2 Arena, London, Dillian Whyte vs. Derek
4:15 p.m. (ESPN) Minnesota 7, Montreal 1 Chisora, 12, heavyweights; Cristofer Rosales
SuperDraft. Orlando also acquired defender Joao Moutinho from LAFC 8:30 p.m. — NCAA tournament, semifinal, Illinois Alamo Bowl Nashville 3, Ottawa 1 vs. Charlie Edwards, 12, for Rosales’ WBC
At San Antonio Winnipeg 6, Chicago 3 flyweight title; Ryan Walsh vs. Reece Bellotti,
in exchange for defender Mohamed El-Munir. vs. Nebraska, ESPN Iowa State (8-4) vs. Washington State (10-2), St. Louis 4, Florida 3 12, for Walsh’s BBBofC British featherweight
— From Staff and Wire Reports 8 p.m. (ESPN) Edmonton 6, Colorado 4 title.
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nationally in average kickoff Gerri Green. The role on the kick and do something with it. I’m try- Sporting News named Sweat 51 tackles, including 13 1/2 for
return as it continues prepara- return unit made him more valu- ing to get back there, all the way to its first team, while CBS Sports loss.
tions for its game against Iowa able and impressed his coaches. to the back.” selected Sweat and Abram to its Sweat is the No. 24 player on
(8-4) in the Outback Bowl at 11 “We want a big, ‘fullback,’ kind Until that opportunity comes, second team. ESPN’s Todd McShay’s top 32
a.m. Jan. 1, 2019 (ESPN2). of guy to kick out their best play- Rivers will continue to play his Sweat became MSU’s first players for the 2019 NFL draft.
“(Special teams coordinator er. Being 260 pounds and athlet- role and to learn everything he first-team All-America selection Abram has 93 tackles, seven-
Joey) Jones trusts me back there, ic, he does a great job of the kick can to help him down the road. by Sporting News since corner- and-a-half for loss, two-and-a-
knows I can play my role, block blocks on our return unit,” Jones “They asked me. They want- back Fred Smoot in 2000. half sacks, five pass breakups,
whoever I need to block,” Rivers said. “We try to design schemes ed to play special teams,” Jones This is Sweat’s fifth All-Amer- two interceptions, one forced
said. “It’s fun because sometimes where we’re putting our best play- said of Rivers and Green. “Sec- ica honor and the fourth for fumble, and one fumble recov-
we go offense first and we’re the ers on their best cover guys. Him ond, they want to play at the next Abram. Sweat’s other All-Amer- ery. He is listed at No. 30 on
first people on the field, kick re- and Gerri Green are the two best level and they know that playing ica honors have come from the McShay’s top 32 players for the
turn. Atmosphere’s going crazy, blockers we have, so we try to do special teams is very beneficial. Football Writers Association 2019 NFL draft.
we go out there and try to knock that every week.” They know to get to that next lev- of America (first team), Sports Sweat and Abram were first-
somebody out. Rivers’ role puts him closest to el they need to be good on special Illustrated (second team), and team All-SEC choices by The AP
“I’ll do anything for the team.” the back two in position to receive teams.” The Associated Press (second and helped the Bulldogs’ defen-
Rivers was a top-10 defensive a kick. With a significant gap be- team). Abram’s other All-Ameri- sive unit finish the regular sea-
end coming out of Stephenson tween him and the second line of Abram, Sweat add more ca selections include The Athletic son ranked No. 1 in the Football
High School in Stone Mountain, blockers ahead of him, he’s so far All-America honors (second team), Sports Illustrated Bowl Subdivision in scoring de-
Georgia. He also was the best de- back that a short kickoff could go Montez Sweat and Johnathan (second team) and The AP (third fense (12), fewest touchdowns al-
fensive end prospect coming out to him. He would welcome that Abram added more All-Amer- team). lowed (12), yards per play allowed
of EMCC. opportunity. ica honors to their postseason Sweat has 11 sacks on the sea- (4.14), among other things.
This season, Rivers played be- “I can catch it if you want me awards lists Tuesday when Sport- son, which is tied for sixth in the Follow Dispatch sports writer
hind likely first-round NFL draft to. I’m waiting for that one,” Riv- ing News and CBS Sports re- nation and second in the South- Brett Hudson on Twitter @Brett_
pick Montez Sweat and senior ers said. “I’m going to catch one leased their All-America teams. eastern Conference. He also has Hudson

Comics & Puzzles
Dear Abby
EAR ABBY: to cover up for to our family, my cousin had
My husband any reason in the him buried next to my mother.
of 10 years sanctity of our She said the space beside my
is in the process home. We have mother was more desirable
of retiring from no children and than the one on my uncle’s
the military and is live alone, and side.
now re-evaluating I have always I’m so upset I can’t sleep,
“procedures” gotten ready in and I don’t know if I should
and “policies” the mornings pay to have the deceased
of everything this way, behind moved to my uncle’s side of
— including our closed doors, the graveyard or just let him
marriage. I’m where no one but lay there. I feel beyond be-
ZITS trying to respect my husband can trayed, and I will never speak
his needs in an see me. Abby, to this vile woman again. She
effort to help him can you guide said I am overreacting. Am
make sense of us to resolution I? — CAN’T SLEEP IN THE
things. However, on this matter? SOUTH
there are times
when I feel some HIDE IN GEORGIA your feelings are understand-
of his new rules are hurtful or DEAR NOTHING: As a able, and I don’t blame you for
harmful and need to be negoti- military man, your husband is being upset, to let this take
ated or evaluated. (By the way, used to rules and structure, over your life would be a mis-
in general, I do not encourage which are necessary in that take. It couldn’t hurt to inquire
or support the idea of “rules” environment. This, however, at the cemetery about having
in marriage aside from fidelity; is civilian life. Before allowing your cousin’s corpse moved,
communication should be him to make any more rules although I’m not sure it can be
the rule in my opinion, but I or institute a change in dress done without the consent of
GARFIELD digress.) code (undress code), allow me his next of kin. If moving his
His latest rule is that I to “guide” you directly to the body is not possible, please
need to be covered when office of a licensed marriage remember that when you are
getting ready in the morning counselor because, unless gone, your spirit will join with
(“It’s not proper to be so there is something you have your mother’s regardless of
comfortable naked, and if you omitted from your letter, your where your earthly remains
respect me, you would do as I husband is a mile off base. reside.
ask”). He said he thinks I look DEAR ABBY: My mother
amazing now, but then he add- and her brother are buried in a Dear Abby is written by
ed: “Think about when you are family graveyard. He is on the Abigail Van Buren, also known
your grandmother’s age; you upper side. It was understood as Jeanne Phillips, and was
won’t be pleasant to look at.” by both families that I would founded by her mother,
As his partner, I feel we be buried next to my mother Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear
should make each other feel when I died. My uncle’s grand- Abby at or
comfortable in the buff, and son recently passed away and, P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles,
CANDORVILLE it’s harmful to ask our partner without saying a word about it CA 90069.

TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Dec. you don’t do or say that is the you out. So ask your heart.
12). New people come into your most loving. Actually direct the question to
family. And though there’s loving TAURUS (April 20-May 20). the beating thing in your chest.
support all around you, you still You have a healthy respect for Here comes the right answer.
develop incredible self-reliance danger, but you’re not about to LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Fun-
this year. You’ve so much drive let fear keep you from taking ny cat videos are awesome, but
burning inside you to make your risks. What’s on the table now it’s time to get more strategic
life match up to the picture in is an opportunity to get into about social media. Who do
your head that you can’t help something totally new. you want to know better? Who
but do the things that will get GEMINI (May 21-June 21). do you want to align with? Con-
you there. Those things make Studies prove that placebos trolling what you look at is to
BABY BLUES you strong. Virgo and Leo adore can work even when the person control who you’re influenced by.
you. Your lucky numbers are: 8, taking them knows they are a VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22).
40, 39, 2 and 4. placebo. Rituals can be a kind Even though you have plenty of
ARIES (March 21-April 19). of placebo, too. So the import- time, the best moment to do a
You give love in many ways ant thing is not in the belief but thing is when it comes to the
throughout the day. Most of the in doing what works. front of mind, or when it arises
ways have to do with showing CANCER (June 22-July 22). in the process of action, or
up and doing the regular things You’re trying to think your way when you’re talking about it. In
that the team counts on you to through a situation, and it’s other words, now.
do. Then sometimes it’s what taking a lot of energy. It’s tiring LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23).
Today you’ll be given a choice.
Good news: There’s no correct
preference that will prove you
have taste or refinement or
superiority in any way. So just
BEETLE BAILEY choose what you like, what you
can use or what you think will
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov.
21). Work is work. It doesn’t
matter what the job is; the time
and energy you put in must be
balanced with rest, fueled with
nutrition and recharged with
21). The reasonable ideas have
no more of a chance of working
than the wacky ones, so try
both. You might be surprised at
MALLARD FILLMORE what ridiculousness works, and
if nothing else, you’ll get a laugh
out of it.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan.
19). A Zen proverb suggests, “If
you want to climb a mountain,
begin at the top.” The rest of
the zodiac is turning to you,
mystical goat, with question
marks for eyes. Can you deci-
pher this one?
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb.
18). Does it feel like you’re
behind the times? That’s not
a bad place to be. You’ll find
FAMILY CIRCUS something new and novel about
a thing that’s been “over” for a
while now and reignite a spark.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March
20). Are you reaching too far?
Probably not. Whether you reach
for the moon, the sun or Jupiter,
you’ll get the same stretch. So
reach for what makes you feel
the most delight.

All in a day’s work
Jan Swoope: 328-2471

T aking something
to the party? Daniel J. Van Ackere/America’s Test Kitchen via AP
Cream cheese makes the dough
for these cookies easy to roll but
not too soft. The recipe is from the
cookbook “The Perfect Cookie.”

Pretty holiday
cookies that
don’t taste
like cardboard

aking holiday cookies —
the rolled, cutout, and
glazed butter-cookie
variety — is everyone’s favorite
December activity. Unfortunately,
these cookies either look good
but taste like cardboard or have
buttery, rich flavor but lack visual
We wanted a simple recipe that
would produce cookies sturdy enough to decorate yet tender
Add a savory Tex-Mex spin to the party spread with festive guacamole Christmas trees. enough to be worth eating. Su-
perfine sugar helped to achieve
BY JAN SWOOPE a delicate texture, and using the reverse-creaming method — beat-

ing the butter into the flour-sugar
’ was two weeks ’til Christ- mixture — prevented the forma-
mas and all through the tion of air pockets and produced
land, spirits were high and flat cookies that were easy to
parties were being planned. decorate.
Bad poetry aside, chances are Looking to make our dough a
you have a gathering ahead. It may
bit more workable without adding
be a company do, a neighborhood
more butter — at 16 tablespoons,
open house, or a more intimate
we’d maxed out — we landed
evening with friends or family.
on the addition of a little cream
Whether you’re hosting or simply
cheese, which made the dough
contributing one goodie to the
easy to roll but not too soft. Baking
spread, the holidays inspire us to
the butter cookies one sheet at a
try to make it special.
time ensured that they baked even-
I have two occasions ahead I
ly. Do not reroll the scraps more
need to take something to; that
sent me searching for some festive than once; it will cause the cookies
appetizers. Here are a few that look to be tough.
promising. I’m not the biggest fan Armando Rafael Moutela/Television Food Network
See Cookies, 6B
of guacamole, but it’s hard to resist A variety of cheeses go into this holiday cheese ball wreath.
the visual appeal of guacamole
Christmas trees from tasteofhome. If desired, sprinkle toasted sliced
com. Think of it as a Tex Mex spin almonds on the wreath.
on the holiday. And it can start with
store-bought dough, something
Do you have a favorite recipe
you always make at Christmas- Create a bread
else in its favor during this time-
crunched month.
time? We’d really like to know.
If you’re willing to share, please that’s not too
Cranberry and baked Brie bites
are one of the prettiest appetizers
email it to
sweet, yeasty
we could serve up, in my opinion.
Ready-made filo shells jump-start
and a tad boozy
the recipe. Making the cranberry
mixture is the most work you’ll

do here, but even so, it’s not labor 2 tubes (8 ounces each) refrigerated
intensive. These are best suited for seamless crescent dough sheet ugelhopf is a festive, crown-
entertaining at home; they should 1-1/2 teaspoons taco seasoning, divided shaped yeasted bread tra-
20 pretzel sticks, broken in half ditionally baked in a heavy
be served immediately. 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
The ubiquitous cheese ball takes earthenware mold. One legend
1 cup guacamole
on more panache when it’s pre- 2 medium sweet yellow peppers suggests it originated in an Alsa-
sented as a holiday wreath. Use a 1 medium sweet red pepper tian village, when the Three Kings
small Bundt pan to form the wreath 1 medium green pepper presented it to a local baker named
Chopped fresh cilantro, optional Kugel, who had hosted them.
shape. Fresh parsley gives it the
green; finely chopped peppers the n Preheat oven to 375 F. On an Other histories point to origins
Cranberry and baked Brie bites
red. (You could fashion a “bow” of ungreased baking sheet, unroll one tube make a beautiful addition to a holi- in Vienna, where bakers may have
sliced bell pepper to add as well.) See Appetizers, 6B day table. made the bread in the shape of a
sultan’s turban to celebrate the
defeat of the Turks by Hapsburg
See Kugelhopf, 6B

When it comes to pot roast, keeping it simple is the best
BY AMERICA’S TEST KITCHEN prevented scorching over the long ing on the size of your Dutch oven,
cooking time. Adding carrots, you may need to brown the roasts

hen it comes to pot roast, potatoes, and parsnips to the pot in two batches rather than one.
keeping it simple is some- partway through braising ensured
times best. We started that the vegetables didn’t over-
with a chuck-eye roast, a well-mar- cook and become mushy. SIMPLE POT ROAST
Servings: 6-8 The recipe
bled cut that is great for braising. We added wine to the sauce Start to finish: 4 hours, 30 minutes to for this
Splitting the roast in two allowed after braising so that its flavor 5 hours simple
us to trim excess fat and cut down stayed bright; reducing it briefly pot roast
on cooking time. on the stovetop ensured that our 1 (3 1/2-to-4 pound) boneless beef comes
chuck-eye roast, pulled into 2 pieces from “Cook
A stovetop sear created a nicely sauce didn’t taste boozy. Use a at natural seam and trimmed of large It In Your
caramelized exterior; transferring good-quality medium-bodied pieces of fat Dutch
the covered Dutch oven to the wine, such as a Cotes du Rhone or Salt and pepper Oven.”
oven promoted even cooking and a pinot noir, for this dish. Depend- See Pot roast, 6B Joe Keller/America’s Test Kitchen via AP
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forces in 1683. of sugar, butter and eggs until 6 tablespoons (2 2/3 ounces) granu- by gently lifting and folding edge of
For our version, we set out we landed on the perfect for- lated sugar dough toward middle. Turn bowl 90
8 tablespoons (4 ounces) butter, degrees and fold dough again; repeat
to make a kirsch-scented, rai- mula to yield a delicate yet sat- softened turning bowl and folding dough 2
sin- and dried cherry-studded, isfying texture and a moderate 1/4 cup sliced almonds more times (total of 4 folds). Cover
almond-crusted Kugelhopf level of richness. We developed Confectioners’ sugar tightly with plastic and let rise for
typical of Alsace. Classic Alsa- this recipe using our favorite 30 minutes. Fold dough again, then
12-cup Bundt pan, however, n Microwave cherries, raisins and cover bowl tightly with plastic and
tian recipes we tested yielded kirsch in covered bowl until steaming,
we also like using a traditional let dough rise until nearly doubled in
dense, somewhat dry breads about 1 minute. Let sit until cherries size, 1 to 11/2 hours.
that we needed to dunk in cof- 10-cup Kugelhopf pan. If using and raisins have softened, about n Grease 12-cup nonstick Bundt pan
fee or wine to fully enjoy. Sev- a Kugelhopf pan, the dough 15 minutes. Drain fruit and reserve and sprinkle bottom with almonds.
will rise 1/2 inch above the lip kirsch. Press down on dough to deflate, then
eral modern versions we tasted n Whisk flour, yeast and salt
of the pan. We do not recom- transfer to lightly floured counter. Us-
were sweeter, airier, moister, together in bowl of stand mixture. ing your lightly floured hands, press
and even doughnut-like. mend mixing this dough by Whisk milk, eggs, granulated sugar dough into 8-inch round.
Our goal was to develop a hand. Key equipment includes and reserved kirsch in 4-cup liquid n Using your fingertips, press
a stand mixer, 12-cup nonstick measuring cup until sugar has
Kugelhopf recipe that would dissolved. Using dough hook on low
through and stretch center of dough
please traditional and modern Bundt pan and a instant-read speed, slowly add milk mixture to
to create 2-inch hole.
palates alike — not too sweet, thermometer. flour mixture and mix until cohesive
n Place dough in prepared pan and
dough starts to form and no dry flour gently press into even thickness.
yeasty and a tad boozy, light Cover loosely with greased plastic
remains, about 2 minutes, scraping
but not fluffy, chewy yet soft,
rich but not heavy.
KUGELHOPF down bowl as needed. and let rise until loaf is level with lip
of pan, 2 to 2 1/2 hours.
Servings: 16 (1 loaf) n Increase speed to medium-low
Many traditional recipes Start to finish: 9 1/4 to 10 1/4 hours and knead until dough begins to pull n Adjust oven rack to lower-middle
(Baking time: 25 minutes) away from sides of bowl but sticks to position and heat oven to 350 F.
call for a sponge — a mixture Bake until golden brown and loaf reg-
bottom, about 5 minutes. With mixer
of yeast, flour and liquid that 2/3 cup dried cherries, chopped running, add butter, 1 tablespoon at isters 190 F to 195 F, 25 to 30 min-
ferments separately and is coarse a time, and knead until butter is fully utes, rotating pan halfway through
added to the dough — for fla- Daniel J. van Ackere/America’s 1/3 cup golden raisins incorporated, about 4 minutes. Con- baking. Let loaf cool in pan for 10
Test Kitchen via AP 1/4 cup (2 ounces) kirsch or other tinue to knead until dough is elastic minutes, then invert loaf onto wire
vor, but we found that allowing Kugelhopf is a bread fit for the rack and let cool completely, about 3
cherry-flavored brandy and slightly sticky, about 3 minutes.
our dough to ferment slowly holiday table. 3 1/2 cups (17 1/2 ounces) all-pur- n Reduce speed to low, add fruit hours. Dust with confectioners’ sugar
(up to 2 1/2 hours) during the pose flour mixture, and mix until incorporated, and serve.
initial rise, and folding the Adding just the right amount of 4 teaspoons instant or rapid-rise about 1 minute. Transfer dough to Nutrition information per serving:
dough upon itself twice during cherry brandy augmented this yeast lightly greased large bowl or contain- 251 calories; 73 calories from fat; 8
1 teaspoon salt er, cover tightly with plastic wrap, and g fat (4 g saturated; 0 g trans fats);
that time to redistribute and complexity. 2/3 cup (5 1/3 ounces) whole milk, let rise for 30 minutes. 57 mg cholesterol; 212 mg sodium;
stimulate the yeast, gave our We tested our way through room temperature n Using greased bowl scraper (or 37 g carbohydrate; 2 g fiber; 15 g
bread plenty of heady flavor. hydration levels and amounts 3 large eggs, room temperature your fingertips), fold dough over itself sugar; 6 g protein.

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of crescent dough and press Cooking time: 20 minutes until the Brie is completely 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh smooth. Empty mixture into n Uncover and invert the
into a 13-by-8-inch rectangle. Makes 15 Brie bites melted. chives a medium bowl, and fold in cheese mold (or unwrap
Prick with a fork; sprinkle with n Spoon a few teaspoons of Crackers, sliced bread or all but 2 tablespoons of the and transfer the ball) onto
3/4 teaspoon taco seasoning. 1 (15-count) package frozen the warm cranberry sauce into crudites, for serving chopped peppers. a serving platter. Sprinkle
Repeat with remaining dough mini fillo shells each filo shell. Top with a torn n Spoon cheese mixture into with chives and parsley to
and seasoning. 3 ounces Brie, cut into 15 fresh basil leaf, if desired. n Line the inside of a 6-cup prepared Bundt pan; pack it completely coat the wreath,
n Bake until golden brown, evenly-sized cubes Serve immediately. Bundt pan with plastic wrap. in, spread into an even layer and garnish with the reserved
10-12 minutes. Transfer to 1 batch cranberry sauce (see Note: If you would like your Process the cream cheese, and cover (or simply form the
below) cranberries to remain some- 2 tablespoons peppers. Serve
wire racks to cool completely. shredded cheese, Worcester- cheese mixture into a ball and with crackers, sliced bread or
n Cut each rectangle Fresh basil leaves, torn into what whole (instead of getting
small pieces super-mushy), stir them gently shire sauce, 1/2 teaspoon wrap tightly with plastic wrap). crudites.
crosswise to make four salt and few grinds of pepper Refrigerate until chilled, at (Source:
strips (about 8-by-4-in.). For and remove them from the
trees, cut each strip into five For the cranberry sauce: heat once they start popping in a food processor until least 1 hour up to 2 days. Television Food Network)
triangles, reserving scraps at 1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) fresh (instead of letting them sim-
each end for another use. For cranberries mer for too long).
trunks, insert a pretzel piece 1/4 cup Bota Box red wine* (Source: gimmesomeoven.
into the base of each triangle. 1/4 cup water com)
n Beat cream cheese and 1 tablespoon granulated
guacamole until smooth; sugar, or your desired type/
spread over trees. Halve and amount of sweetener HOLIDAY CHEESE
* To make without alcohol,
seed peppers. Cut 40 stars
from yellow peppers using a
substitute water or orange BALL WREATH
juice for red wine. Total time: 1 hour, 15 minutes
3/4-inch star-shaped cookie (15 active)
cutter. Dice and julienne n Preheat oven to 400 F. Makes 16-20 servings
remaining peppers for tree n To make the cranberry
decorations. Decorate trees sauce, stir all ingredients 1 pound cream cheese, room
with pepper pieces and, if together in small saucepan. temperature
desired, cilantro. Refrigerate Bring to boil over medium-high 2 cups shredded firm cheese,
until serving. heat, then reduce heat to such as cheddar, pepper Jack
(Source:, medium-low. Continue simmer- or colby
originally published as Gua- ing, stirring occasionally, until 2 teaspoons Worcestershire
camole Appetizer Squares in cranberries begin to “pop.” sauce
Best Holiday Recipes 2015) Remove from heat and let Kosher salt and freshly ground
mixture cool for 5 minutes to black pepper
thicken slightly. 1/2 cup pickled piquante
CRANBERRY AND BAKED n Meanwhile, spread out mini peppers, such as Peppadews,
filo shells evenly on a baking finely chopped
BRIE BITES sheet. Fill each with a piece 1/2 cup fresh parsley leaves,
Prep time: 5 minutes of Brie. Bake 5-7 minutes, or finely chopped

Continued from Page 5B
This recipe can easily For all-purpose glaze (about parchment, onto baking sheet
be doubled. You can deco- 1 cup): and refrigerate until firm,
2 cups (8 ounces) confection- about 10 minutes.
rate the cooled cookies ers’ sugar n Adjust oven rack to middle
with Easy All-Purpose 3 tablespoons milk position and heat oven to 375
Glaze (recipe below) for a 1 ounce cream cheese, F. Line two baking sheets with
sweet, festive touch. softened parchment. Working with one
Feel free to use it, dyed or not, Food coloring (optional) sheet of dough at a time, re-
on any flat cookie that could move top piece of parchment
use a flourish. The cream n Using stand mixer fitted and cut dough into shapes
cheese in the glaze gives it with paddle, mix flour, sugar
and salt on low speed until with cookie cutters. Using
a slightly thicker consistency combined. Add butter, 1 piece thin offset spatula, transfer
that’s good for spreading, and at a time, and mix until dough shapes to prepared baking
it cuts the sweetness of the looks crumbly and slightly sheet, spacing them about 1
glaze with its tang. wet, 1 to 2 minutes. Add inch apart.
cream cheese and vanilla and n Bake cookies, one sheet
beat until dough just begins to at a time, until light golden
FOOLPROOF form large clumps, about 30 brown, about 10 minutes,
n Transfer dough to counter;
rotating sheet halfway
through baking. Let cookies
Servings: 36 knead just until it forms cohe-
Start to finish: 2 hours cool on sheet for 3 minutes,
sive mass and divide in half. then transfer to wire rack.
Form each half into disk, wrap Let cookies cool completely
For cookies: disks tightly in plastic wrap,
2 1/2 cups (12 1/2 ounces) before serving or icing with
and refrigerate for at least the easy-to-make glaze after
all-purpose flour 30 minutes or up to 2 days.
3/4 cup (5 1/4 ounces) super- (Wrapped dough can be frozen whisking all glaze ingredients
fine sugar for up to 2 weeks. Let dough in a bowl until smooth.
1/4 teaspoon salt thaw completely in refrigerator Nutrition information per serv-
16 tablespoons unsalted but- before rolling.) ing: 125 calories; 51 calories
ter, cut into 1/2-inch pieces n Working with 1 disk of from fat; 6 g fat (4 g saturat-
and softened dough at a time, roll dough ed; 0 g trans fats); 15 mg
1 ounce cream cheese, 1/8 inch thick between 2 cholesterol; 23 mg sodium;
softened large sheets of parchment pa- 17 g carbohydrate; 0 g fiber;
2 teaspoons vanilla extract per. Slide dough, still between 11 g sugar; 1 g protein.

Pot roast
Continued from Page 5B
3 tablespoons vegetable oil just smoking. Brown roasts Transfer roasts to carving
1 onion, chopped on all sides, 8 to 10 minutes; board, tent with aluminum foil,
1 celery rib, chopped transfer to plate. and let rest while finishing
4 garlic cloves, minced n Add remaining 1 tablespoon sauce. Transfer vegetables to
2 teaspoons sugar oil, onion, and celery to fat left large bowl, season with salt
1 teaspoon minced fresh in pot and cook over medium and pepper to taste, and cover
thyme or 1/4 teaspoon dried heat until vegetables are to keep warm.
1 cup chicken broth softened, about 5 minutes. n Using wide, shallow spoon,
1 cup beef broth Stir in garlic, sugar, and thyme skim excess fat from surface
1 cup water and cook until fragrant, about of braising liquid. Stir in wine,
1 1/2 pounds carrots, peeled 30 seconds. Stir in chicken bring to 7/8 simmer over
and cut into 3 inch pieces broth, beef broth, and water, medium-high heat, and cook
1 1/2 pounds red potatoes, scraping up any browned bits, until sauce measures 2 cups,
unpeeled, cut into 11/2 inch and bring to simmer. Return about 15 minutes. Season
pieces roasts to pot along with any with salt and pepper, to taste.
1 1/2 pounds parsnips, accumulated juices. Cover, n Discard twine, slice roasts
peeled and cut into 3 inch transfer pot to oven, and cook against grain into 1/2 inch-
pieces for 2 hours, flipping roasts thick slices, and arrange on
1/3 cup dry red wine halfway through cooking. serving platter. Spoon some
n Remove pot from oven. of sauce over meat and serve
n Adjust oven rack to low- Nestle carrots into pot around with vegetables, passing re-
er-middle position and heat roasts and sprinkle potatoes maining sauce separately.
oven to 300 F. Tie roasts and parsnips over top. Return Nutrition information per serv-
crosswise with kitchen twine covered pot to oven and cook ing: 431 calories; 99 calories
at 1-inch intervals. Pat dry until vegetables and beef are from fat; 11 g fat (2 g saturat-
with paper towels and season tender and fork slips easily in ed; 0 g trans fats); 122 mg
with salt and pepper. Heat 2 and out of meat, 1 to 11/2 cholesterol; 544 mg sodium;
tablespoons oil in Dutch oven hours. 36 g carbohydrate; 7 g fiber;
over medium-high heat until n Remove pot from oven. 10 g sugar; 45 g protein.
or credit bid from a
bank or other lending The Dispatch •
gress and egress
across the following de- WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2018 7B
entity pre-approved by scribed property: Begin-
the successor trustee, ning at the Northwest
during the legal hours corner of the East half

(between the hours of SUBSTITUTED TRUST- of the West half (E 1/2
11 o'clock a.m. and 4 EE'S NOTICE OF SALE of W 1/2) of Fractional
o'clock p.m.) at the Section 17, Township
southeast front door of
Courthouse, on Decem-
ber 19, 2018, the fol-
WHEREAS, on March
10, 2008, Roy Joseph
Evans and Donna Taylor Mississippi; thence
20 South, Range 17
West, Lowndes County, Phone: 662.328.2424
lowing described land
and property being the
Evans, husband and South 00 degrees 25
wife executed a certain minutes West, for a dis-
same land and property
described in said Deed
deed of trust to Thomas tance of 2170 feet to
F. Vetters, Trustee for the US Army Corps of
of Trust, situated in
Lowndes County, State
the benefit of Mortgage Engineers easement
Electronic Registration line; thence Easterly P.O. Box 511 • 516 Main Street
of Mississippi, to-wit:

Lot 82 of an unrecor-
Systems, Inc. as nomin- along said easement
ee for GMFS, LLC, it's
successors and as-
line 30 feet; thence
North 00 degrees 25
Columbus, MS 39701
ded plat of First Colony, signs which deed of minutes East 2030 feet

Phase III, containing trust is of record in the to the beginning of a
0.24 acre, more or less, office of the Chancery curve to the right;
lying in the Northwest
(Deadlines subjectandtothe North-
Clerk of Lowndes
County, State of Missis- along said curve for 125 SUPER SAVER RATES
thence Northeasterly
east Quarter of Section 4 Lines/6 Days ................... $19.20 feet 6
sippi in Book 2008 at to Days
a point......................................
that is $12.00 4 Lines/1 Day..................$9.20
1, Township 19 South, Page 7787; and 40 feet12 South
Days of the
.................................... $18.00
For Placing/Canceling Classified RangeLine Ads:
18 West, 4 Lines/12 Days ................. $31.20 North side of said East 4 Lines/3 Days..............$18.00
Over 6 lines is $1 per additional line.
Sunday Paper Deadline is Thursday 3:00
Lowndes County, Mis-
P.M. 4 Lines/26 Days .................
WHEREAS, $46.80 half of the West half (E
Price includes 2 FREE Garage Sale
sissippi, and being de- Mortgage Services, LLC 1/2 of W 1/2); Six thence
lines or less, consecutive days.
Rate applies to commercial operations signs. RAIN GUARANTEE: If it
Monday Paper Deadline is Friday 12:00scribed P.M. as follows: Com- has heretofore substi- South 87 applies
Rate degrees to 00
private party ads of non-commer-
mencing at the North- and merchandise over $1,000.
tuted Shapiro & Mas- minutes East 3250 feet rains the day of your sale, we will re-
Tuesday Paper Deadline is Monday 12:00 eastP.M.
corner of Lot 32 of sey, LLC as Trustee by parallelcialwith
saidfor merchandise under $1,000. Must
Wednesday Paper Deadline is Tuesday First 12:00 P.M.Phase I, a
Colony, Call 328-2424 for rates
instrument dated onApril side to theinclude West sidepriceofin ad. 1 ITEM PER AD. run you ad the next week FREE!
residential community in additional
9, 2018 lines.
and recorded a county road; thence No pets, firewood, etc. You must call to request free re-run.
Thursday Paper Deadline is WednesdayLowndes 12:00 County,
P.M. Mis- in the aforesaid Chan- Northwesterly along

Friday Paper Deadline is Thursday 12:00 P.M. as shown by
sissippi, cery Clerk's Office in said county road to the
LEGAL NOTICES must be submitted 3plat recorded days
business in Plat
Book 5 at page 6 in the
Book MORT2018 at
Page 7793; and
North side of said East
Half of West Half (E 1/2
prior to first publication Office of date
the Chancery of W 1/2); thence North
Clerk of Lowndes WHEREAS, default hav- 87 degree 00 minutes
County, Mississippi; run ing been made in the West 3310 feet along
• Please read your ad on the first day of publication. thence SouthWe accept
00 de- terms and conditions of said North side to the
responsibility only for the first incorrect insertion. grees 17 minutes West 0 Legals 1780
said deed of trust and
Sitting with Elderly/Sick
point of beginning, 4000to-Merchandise 5000 Pets & Livestock 8000 Real Estate
• The Publisher assumes no financial responsibility along the forEast
of for the entire debt 1790 secured
Stump Removal gether with a perpetual, 4030 Air Conditioners 5100 Free Pets 8050 Commercial Property
32, 33, 34 and 35 of
1000 Service thereby having 1800been
Swimming de-Poolsnon-exclusive ease- 4060 Antiques SUBSTITUTED TRUST- 5150 Pets 8100 Farms & Timberland
omission of copy. Liability shall not exceed the of that portion 1030 Air Conditioning & Heating
of said subdivision for clared to be 1830 dueTaxand Service ment for ingress4090 and AppliancesEE’S NOTICE OF SALE 5200 Horses/Cattle/Livestock 8150 Houses - Northside
space occupied by such error. 240 feet to the POINT 1060 Appliance Repair payable in accordance
• All questions regarding classified ads currently running should be 1860 Tree Service egress across the 4120fol-
Auctions 5250 Pet Boarding/Grooming 8200 Houses - East
OF BEGINNING; thence 1070 Asphalt & Paving with the terms 1890of said
Upholstery lowing described prop- STATE OF MISSISSIPPI
directed to the Classified Department. continue South 00 de- deed of trust, Carring- erty; Beginning 4150the
at Baby Articles
COUNTY OF Lowndes 5300 Supplies/Accessories 8250 Houses - New Hope
1090 Automotive Services 1910 Welding
• All ads are subject to the approval of this paper. greesThe Commercial
17 minutes West 4180 Bargain Column 5350 Veterinarians 8300 Houses - South
1120 Building & Remodelington Mortgage Services, Northwest corner of the
Dispatch reserves the right to reject, revise, along classifytheorEast line of
cancel any LLC, the legal 2000holder of Southeast Quarter
Announcements 4210ofBicycles WHEREAS, on the 21st 5400 Wanted To Buy 8350 Houses - West
Lots 35 and 36 of said 1150 Carpeting/Flooring said indebtedness, hav- the Northwest Quarter day of May, 2007,
advertising at any time. 4240 Building Materials 8450 Houses - Caledonia
subdivision for 80 feet; 1180 Childcare ing requested 2050the
of Thanks (SE 1/4 of NW 1/4) of
4250 Burial PlotsTiffany J. Eaves, a 6000 Financial 8500 Houses - Other
thence South 89 de- 1210 Chimney Cleaning signed Substituted 2100 Fraternal & LodgeSection 17, Township single woman, ex- 6050 Business Opportunity
Advertisements must be 20 South, Range4270 17Business Furniture
ecuted& and delivered6100
SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE'S grees 43 minutes East Trustee to execute 2150 Good the Things To Eat a Business Opportunity Wanted 8520 Hunting Land
1240 Contractors
for 130 feet to the West Equipmentcertain Deed of Trust 8550 Investment Property
NOTICE OF SALE 1250 Computer Services trust and sell2200 said land West, Lowndes County,
In Memorial 6120 Check Cashing
paid for in advance. right-of-way of a public
WHEREAS, on the June road known as First 1270 Electrical
and property2250
ance with the terms of
in accord-
Instruction & Mississippi; thence
School 4300 Camera
run Equipment
unto Julie Brown, Trust-
East 30.0 feet to a Clothing ee for Southeast Fund-
& Found point; run thence4330
6150 Insurance
8600 Lots & Acreage
8650 Mobile Homes
10, 2016, Jacqueline Colony Drive (formerly 1300 Excavating said deed of2300 Lostand
trust South ing,
4360 Coins & Jewelry Inc., Beneficiary, 6200
to Loans
8700 Mobile Home Spaces
You may cancel atSantrese
any time during
Wynn, ex- regularknownbusiness hours
as First Colony 1320 Fitness Training for the purpose 2350 Personals
of rais- 00 degrees 25 minutes secure an indebted-6250 Mortgages
Computer ness
Equipment 8750 Resort Property
and receiveecuted
a refund
a Deed forofdays
Trust not published.
Circle); thence North 00
degrees 17 minutes
ing the sums2400
1330 Furniture Repair & Refinishing dueSpecial Notices West 93.1 feet to
Farm Equipment
therein described,
& Supplies
6300 Stocks & Bonds
8800 River Property
to Wilburn J. Evans, 1360 General Services under, together with at- point of beginning;
2600 Travel/Entertainment which Deed of Trust6350 is Business for Sale
Trustee for the use and East along said West torney's fees, trustee's thence South 794450 de-Firewood recorded in the office of 8850 Wanted to Buy

1380 Housecleaning 3000 Employment
benefit of Mortgage right-of-way (25 feet
1390 Insulation
fees and expense of grees 15 minutes 4460East the Chancery Clerk of
Flea Markets 7000 Rentals 8900 Waterfront Property
Electronic Registration from centerline) for 80 sale. 3050 Clerical & Office 525.0 feet to a 4480 point;Furniture Lowndes County, Mis- 7050 Apartments
Systems, Inc., as nom- feet; thence North 89 1400 Insurance 3100 Data Processing/run thence North 00 de- sissippi in Mortgage
Computer 4510 Garage Sales 7100 Commercial Property
9000 Transportation
inee for FirstBank, its degrees 43 minutes 1410 Interior Decorators NOW, THEREFORE, I, grees 25 minutes East Book 2007 at Page 9050 Auto Accessories/Parts
Bargain Column successors Adand
signs, which Deed of
as- fit inWest
must for 130
4 lines
point of beginning.
feet to the
(approximately 1440 Jewelry/Watch Repair Shapiro & Massey,
1470 Lawn Care/Landscapingsaid deed of3200
Trustee in
LLC, 289.6 feet to a 4540
run thence South
General Merchandise
14922; and
7150 Houses
7180 Hunting Land
9100 Auto Rentals & Leasing
9150 Autos for Sale
20 characters per line) andis will
Trust run
on file andfor
of 3
re-days. For items $100 or General
trust, willHelp Wanted
grees 10 minutes 4630East
Lawn & Garden
WHEREAS, on the 28th 7190 Land for Rent/Lease
1500 Locksmiths 9200 Aviation
less ONLY. More than cordone item
in the may
office of be
thein Title
same to ad, but prices
the above de- on January 2,
1530 Machinery Repair fer for sale at
of- Positions
54.1 feet to a point; 4660 Merchandise day of October, 2013,
Rentals 7200 Mobile Homes
9250 Boats & Marine
Chancery Clerk of scribed property is be- 3300public
Medical/Dental thence South 004690 de-Musical Instruments
the Holder of said Deed
may not total over $100, Lowndes no relists.
County, Mis- lieved to be good, but I 1560 Mobile Home Servicesoutcry and sell within grees 25 minutes West of Trust filed a Loan
7250 Mobile Home Spaces
9300 Camper/R.V.’s
will convey only such
3350 Opportunity Information 4700 Satellites 7300 Office Spaces
1590 Moving & Storage legal hours (being 619.54 feet to a point; Modification Agreement
Free Pets
sissippi, in Deed of 9350 Golf Carts
3400 Part-Time 4720 Sporting Goods 7350 Resort Rentals
Up toTrust
4 lines,
Book runs for 6atdays.
No. 2016, title as is vested in the 1620 Painting & Papering between the3450 hours of run thence South 77 de- of Deed of Trust by in- 9400 Motorcycles/ATVs
Page 12544 thereof; aforementioned Substi- 11:00 a.m. and Positions
4:00 Wanted grees 15 minutes 4750 Stereos & TV’s
West strument recorded 7400 River Property
Lost & Found tute Trustee.
Up to 6 lines, ad will run for 6 days.
WHEREAS, said Deed of
1650 Pest Control
1680 Plumbing
p.m.), at the3500
Door of the County
Southeast 51.2 feet to a point;
3550 Restaurant/Hotelthence North 00 de-
run the
4780 Wanted To Buy office of the
said Chancery Clerk7500
afore-7450 Rooms
of Storage & Garages
9450 Trailers/Heavy Equipment
9500 Trucks, Vans & Buses
Trust was ultimately as- WITNESS MY SIGNA- 1710 Printing Courthouse 3600 Sales/Marketing grees 25 minutes East Court in Mort Book 7520 Vacation Rentals
of Lowndes 9550 Wanted to Buy
These ads are taken by fax, e-mail or in person at
signed to FirstBank by
assignment on file and
TURE, this the 13th day
of November, 2018.
1740 Roofing & Guttering County, located
2nd Avenue North,
at 505 28.88 feet to a point;
3650Trades run thence North 79 de-
2013 at Page 29423;
and 7550 Wanted to Rent
our office. Ads will not be take by telephone.
of record in the office of
1770 Saws & Lawn Mowers
Columbus, MS 3700Truck
39701, Driving grees 15 minutes West 7600 Waterfront Property
the Chancery Clerk of Sincerely, to the highest and best 525.0 feet to a point; WHEREAS, by various
Lowndes County, Mis- /s/ Jillian Wilson, bidder for cash or certi- thence North 00 de- assignments on record
Legal Notices 0010 sissippi, in 0010
Legal Notices November WILSON & ASSOCIATES,
Legal Notices 0010 Legal Notices 0010 fied
Noticesthe0010following grees 25 minutes
Legal Notices 0010 East said Legal Deed
Noticesof Trust was
0010 Building & Remodeling 1120 Tree Services 1860
22, 2016, in Book No. PLLC, Substitute described property situ- 50.8 feet to the point of ultimately assigned to
NOTICE TO CREDITORS 2016, at Page 26144 Trustee IN THE CHANCERY ated in Lowndes beginning, all lying in LPP Mortgage LTD by in- HOME REPAIRS & CON- A&T Tree Service
thereof; and COURT OF LOWNDES County, State of Missis- the Northwest Quarter strument recorded in STRUCTION WORK Bucket truck & stump
THE STATE OF MISSIS- PREPARED BY: COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI sippi, to-wit: (NW 1/4) of Section 17, the office of the afore- WANTED. Carpentry, removal. Free est.
SIPPI WHEREAS, the legal Wilson & Associates, Township 20 South, said Chancery Clerk in small concrete jobs, Serving Columbus
LOWNDES COUNTY holder of the said Deed PLLC IN THE MATTER OF THE Lot One(1) of an unre- Range 17 West, Mortgage Book 2010 at electrical, plumbing, since 1987. Senior
of Trust and the note 400 West Capitol Aven- ESTATE OF LORENA A. corded subdivision Lowndes County, Mis- Page 7625; and roof repairs, pressure citizen disc. Call Alvin @
Letters of Administra- secured thereby, substi- ue Suite 1400 PRUDEN, DECEASED known as Kincade Land- sissippi and containing washing and mobile 242-0324/241-4447
tion have been granted tuted Wilson & Asso- Little Rock, AR 72201 ing, described as fol- 1.32 acres, more or WHEREAS, on the 21st home roof coating and "We'll go out on a limb
and issued to the under- ciates, PLLC, as Trust- (501)219-9388 CAUSE NO. 2018-0249 lows: less, together with a day of November, 2018 underpinning. No job for you!"
signed upon the estate ee therein, as author- File # 333384 Beginning at the Northw- perpetual and perman- the Holder of said Deed too small. 549-7031.
of ALFRED LEE TAYLOR, ized by the terms there- FLOYD E. PRUDEN, JR., est corner of the South- ent non-easement for in- of Trust substituted and
deceased, by the Chan- of, by instrument recor- PUBLISH: 11/28, 12/5 EXECUTOR east Quarter of the gress and egress over appointed Dean Morris,
Tom Hatcher, LLC
cery Court of Lowndes ded in the office of the & 12/12/2018 Northwest Quarter (SE the following described LLC as Substitute Trust- J&A TREE REMOVAL
1/4 of NW 1/4) of Frac- land, to-wit: Beginning ee by instrument recor- Custom Construction, Work from a bucket
County, Mississippi, on aforesaid Chancery NOTICE TO CREDITORS Restoration, Remodel-
tional Section 17, Town- at the Northwest center ded in the office of the
the 20th day of Novem- Clerk in October 29,
ship 20 South, Range of the Southeast aforesaid Chancery ing, Repair, Insurance truck. Insured/bonded.
ber A.D., 2018. This is 2018, in Book No. SUBSTITUTED TRUST- Letters Testamentary claims. 662-364-1769. Call Jimmy for a free es-
to give notice to all per- 2018, at Page 22701 EE’S NOTICE OF SALE have been granted and 17 West, Lowndes Quarter of the Northw- Clerk in Mort Book Licensed & Bonded timate 662-386-6286.
sons having claims thereof; and issued to FLOYD E. County, Mississippi; est Quarter (SE 1/4 of 2018 at Page 25073;
against said estate to STATE OF MISSISSIPPI PRUDEN, JR., Executor thence East 30 feet to NW 1/4) of Fractional and
Probate and Register WHEREAS, default hav- COUNTY OF Lowndes of the Estate of LORENA the East side of a 30 Section 17, Township General Services 1360
same with the Chan- ing been made in the A. PRUDEN, deceased, foot roadway and the 20 South, Range 17 WHEREAS, default hav- VICKERS TREE
cery Clerk of Lowndes performance of the con- WHEREAS, on the 22nd by the Chancery Court point of beginning; West, Lowndes County, ing been made in the MUSIC THEORY LES- SERVICE, LLC
County, Mississippi, ditions and stipulations of Lowndes County, Mis- thence South 00 de- Mississippi; thence payments of the in- SONS Tree trimming and re-
day of August, 2012, $25 per hour
within ninety (90) days as set forth by said Jerome Richardson and sissippi, on the 27th grees 25 minutes West East 30 feet; thence debtedness secured by moval. Fully insured.
from this date. A failure Deed of Trust, and hav- Laura Richardson, Hus- day of November, 2018. along said East side South 00 degrees 25 the said Deed of Trust, Chords, Scales, Modes Free estimates.
to so Probate and Re- ing been requested by This is to give notice to 93.1 feet; thence South minutes West 143.9 and the holder of said & more! Call Jimbo @ *Now Accepting Credit
band and Wife, ex-
gister said claim will the legal holder of the ecuted and delivered a all persons having 79 degrees15 minutes feet; thence South 79 Deed of Trust, having re- 662-364-1687 & Debit Cards*
forever bar the same. indebtedness claims against said es- East along the North degrees 15 minutes quested the under- If no answer leave Call Curt 662-418-0889
certain Deed of Trust
secured and described unto Nations Direct Title tate to Probate and Re- right of way of a 50 foot East 344.5 feet to the signed so to do, on the voicemail or text. or 662-549-2902
This the 26th day of by said Deed of Trust so Agency, LLC, Trustee for gister same with the roadway 75 feet; thence point of beginning; 2nd day of January, “A cut above the rest”
November, 2018. to do, notice is hereby Mortgage Electronic Re- Chancery Clerk of North 00 degrees 25 thence South 00 de- 2019, I will during the RETAINER WALL, drive-
given that Wilson & As- gistration Systems, Inc. Lowndes County, Mis- minutes East 295 feet; grees 25 minutes West lawful hours of between way, foundation, con-
/s/ Lowreen Taylor sociates, PLLC f/k/a as nominee for Platin- sissippi, within ninety thence North 79 de- 252.0 feet; thence 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 crete, masonry restora- Good Things To Eat 2150
LOWREEN TAYLOR Adams & Edens, P.A., um Mortgage, Inc., Be- (90) days from this grees 15 minutes West North 81 degrees 21 p.m., at public outcry, tion, remodeling, base-
Substitute Trustee, by neficiary, to secure an date. A failure to so Pro- 75 feet; thence South minutes West 344.5 offer for sale and will ment foundation, re- PEEPLES PECANS
PUBLISH: 11/28, 12/5, virtue of the authority indebtedness therein bate and Register said 00 degrees 25 minutes feet; thence South 00 sell, at the south east pairs, small dump truck 754 Pecan Drive
& 12/12/2018 conferred upon me in described, which Deed claim will forever bar the West along the East degrees 25 minutes front door of Lowndes hauling (5-6 yd) load & Starkville, MS
said Deed of Trust, will of Trust is recorded in same. side of before said 30 East 337.0 feet; thence County Courthouse, 505 demolition/lot cleaning. Custom cracking,
IN THE CHANCERY offer for sale and will foot roadway 201.9 feet South 21 degrees 00 2nd Ave. North at Burr Masonry shelling, & blowing your
COURT OF LOWNDES the office of the Chan-
sell at public sale and cery Clerk of Lowndes THIS the 30th day of the Point of Beginning, minutes West 57.0 Columbus, Mississippi, 662-242-0259. pecans. We also sell
COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI outcry to the highest November, 2018. containing 0.5 acres, feet; thence Northeast- for cash to the highest shelled, halved, &
County, Mississippi in
and best bidder for cer- more or less, together erly along the normal bidder, the following de- pieces! 662-574-1660.
IN THE MATTER OF THE tified funds paid at the Mort Book 2012 at /s/ Floyd E. Pruden, Jr. with a perpetual, non-ex- water level of the scribed land and prop- WORK WANTED:
ESTATE OF GLADYS ER- conclusion of the sale, Page 21204; and FLOYD E. PRUDEN, JR., clusive easement for in- Aliceville Pool 30 feet; erty situated in Lowndes Licensed & Bonded-car-
MAGENE ROGERS, DE- or credit bid from a WHEREAS, by various Executor gress and egress thence North 21 de- County, Mississippi, to- pentry, painting, & de-
CEASED bank or other lending across the following de- grees 00 minutes West wit: molition. Landscaping, General Help Wanted 3200
assignments on record gutters cleaned, bush
entity pre-approved by said Deed of Trust was PUBLISH: 12/12, scribed property: Begin- 40.0 feet; thence North
NO. 2018-0254-C hogging, clean-up work, CAMGIAN MICROSYS-
the successor trustee, ultimately assigned to 12/19, & 12/26/2018 ning at the Northwest 00 degrees 25 minutes A part of the Northeast
during the legal hours corner of the East half East 281.0 feet; thence Quarter (NE ¼) of the pressure washing, mov- TEMS has a position
PennyMac Loan Ser- opening for a Corporate
MICHAEL DALE LEE, EX- (between the hours of
vices, LLC by instru- SUBSTITUTED TRUST- of the West half (E 1/2 North 79 degrees 15 Northwest Quarter (NW ing help & furniture
ECUTOR of W 1/2) of Fractional minutes West a dis- ¼) of Section 9, Town- repair. 662-242-3608 Accountant. This is a
11 o'clock a.m. and 4 ment recorded in the of- EE'S NOTICE OF SALE full-time position.
o'clock p.m.) at the fice of the aforesaid Section 17, Township tance of 30.5 feet to ship 18 South, Range
NOTICE TO CREDITORS southeast front door of 20 South, Range 17 the point of beginning. 17 West, Lowndes Lawn Care / Landscaping Primary responsibilities
Chancery Clerk in MORT WHEREAS, on March will include leading the
Courthouse, on Decem- Book 2014 at Page 10, 2008, Roy Joseph West, Lowndes County, Said property is located County, Mississippi, 1470
Letters Testamentary Mississippi; thence in Lowndes County, Mis- and being more particu- accounting functions
ber 19, 2018, the fol- 20048; and Evans and Donna Taylor and overseeing the gen-
have been granted and lowing described land South 00 degrees 25 sissippi. larly described as fol- JESSE & BEVERLY'S
issued to Michael Dale and property being the Evans, husband and eral ledger. For more de-
minutes West, for a dis- lows: LAWN SERVICE. Mow-
Lee, Executor of the Es- same land and property WHEREAS, on the 7th wife executed a certain
tance of 2170 feet to Municipal Address: 853 ing, cleanup, landscap-
tails about the position
day of November, 2018 deed of trust to Thomas
tate of Gladys Er- described in said Deed the Holder of said Deed F. Vetters, Trustee for the US Army Corps of Kincade Road, Colum- Beginning at the Northw- ing, sodding, & tree cut- and requirements, go to
magene Rogers, de-
ceased, by the Chan-
of Trust, situated in of Trust substituted and the benefit of Mortgage Engineers easement bus, MS 39702 est corner of the South- ting. 356-6525.
careers. Send resume
Lowndes County, State appointed Dean Morris, Electronic Registration line; thence Easterly Tax Parcel Number: east Quarter of the
cery Court of Lowndes along said easement 92W210003000 Southwest Quarter of to Camgian-HR
of Mississippi, to-wit: LLC as Substitute Trust- Systems, Inc. as nomin- Painting & Papering 1620
County, Mississippi, on line 30 feet; thence Section 4, Township 18
the 7 day of December, Lot 82 of an unrecor- ee by instrument recor- ee for GMFS, LLC, it's
ded in the office of the successors and as- North 00 degrees 25 I WILL CONVEY only South, Range 17 West, SULLIVAN'S PAINT
2018. This is to give no- ded plat of First Colony, minutes East 2030 feet such title as vested in Lowndes County, Mis-
tice to all persons hav- aforesaid Chancery signs which deed of SERVICE
Phase III, containing Clerk in MORT Book trust is of record in the to the beginning of a me as Substituted sissippi, run thence Certified in lead
ing claims against said 0.24 acre, more or less, curve to the right; Trustee. South 00 degrees 55 PCA NEEDED. Part-time,
estate to Probate and 2018 at Page 24194; office of the Chancery removal. Offering spe- but long-term to work
lying in the Northwest and Clerk of Lowndes thence Northeasterly minutes West, a dis- cial prices on interior &
Register same with the Quarter and the North-
County, State of Missis- along said curve for 125 WITNESS MY SIGNA- tance of 834.5 feet; run exterior painting, pres- with paralyzed man in
Chancery Clerk of east Quarter of Section WHEREAS, default hav- sippi in Book 2008 at feet to a point that is TURE on this 6th day of thence South 82 de- his home. Columbus
sure washing & sheet residents only. If dedic-
Lowndes County, Mis- 1, Township 19 South, ing been made in the 40 feet South of the November, 2018. grees 55 minutes East, rock repairs.
sissippi, within ninety Page 7787; and ated to your patients,
Range 18 West, payments of the in- North side of said East a distance of 20.0 feet Free Estimates
(90) days from this Lowndes County, Mis- half of the West half (E Shapiro & Massey, LLC to an iron pin on the call after noon for an in-
debtedness secured by WHEREAS, Carrington Call 435-6528 terview. 662-329-3234.
date. A failure to so Pro- sissippi, and being de- 1/2 of W 1/2); thence SUBSTITUTED TRUSTEE East right of way of a
bate and Register said the said Deed of Trust, Mortgage Services, LLC
scribed as follows: Com- and the holder of said has heretofore substi- South 87 degrees 00 paved road; run thence
claim will forever bar the mencing at the North- minutes East 3250 feet Shapiro & Massey, LLC South 00 degrees 55 Plumbing 1680 Noweta's Green Thumb
same. Deed of Trust, having re- tuted Shapiro & Mas-
east corner of Lot 32 of quested the under- sey, LLC as Trustee by parallel with said North 1080 River Oaks Drive minutes West, along is accepting applica-
First Colony, Phase I, a signed so to do, on the instrument dated April side to the West side of Suite B-202 said East right of way, a ACME, INC. tions for 2 positions:
THIS the 7 day of residential community in 2nd day of January, a county road; thence Flowood, MS 39232 distance of 504.0 feet Stan McCown delivery personnel &
December, 2018. 9, 2018 and recorded Licensed Plumber
Lowndes County, Mis- 2019, I will during the in the aforesaid Chan- Northwesterly along (601) 981-9299 to an iron pin and the general help. Driver
sissippi, as shown by said county road to the initial point of the prop- "We fix leaks." must know the area &
/s/ Michael Dale Lee lawful hours of between cery Clerk's Office in 662-386-2915 have good driving his-
plat recorded in Plat 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 Book MORT2018 at North side of said East 853 Kincade Road erty described herein;
Michael Dale Lee Book 5 at page 6 in the p.m., at public outcry, Half of West Half (E 1/2 Columbus, MS 39702 run thence South 00 de- tory. Apply in person @
Page 7793; and 1325 Main St.
Office of the Chancery offer for sale and will of W 1/2); thence North 18-022583MS grees 40 minutes West, Stump Removal 1790
OF COUNSEL: M-F, 3-5 & SAT, 9-1.
Clerk of Lowndes sell, at the south east WHEREAS, default hav- 87 degree 00 minutes along the said East right
No phone calls.
County, Mississippi; run front door of Lowndes ing been made in the West 3310 feet along Publication Dates: of way line a distance of
William F. Gillis (MSB
thence South 00 de- County Courthouse, 505 terms and conditions of said North side to the December 5, 12, 19 142.0 feet to an iron
grees 17 minutes West 2nd Ave. North at said deed of trust and point of beginning, to- and 26, 2018 pin; run thence South
Crowell Gillis & Cooper, along the East line of
PLLC Columbus, Mississippi, the entire debt secured gether with a perpetual, 82 degrees 55 minutes Medical / Dental 3300
Post Office Box 1827
Lots 32, 33, 34 and 35 for cash to the highest thereby having been de- non-exclusive ease- SUBSTITUTED TRUST- East, a distance of
of said subdivision for bidder, the following de- clared to be due and ment for ingress and EE’S NOTICE OF SALE 464.4 feet to an iron HELP WANTED
Columbus, MS 39703 240 feet to the POINT egress across the fol- pin on the West bound-
PHONE: (662) 243- scribed land and prop- payable in accordance
OF BEGINNING; thence erty situated in Lowndes with the terms of said lowing described prop- STATE OF MISSISSIPPI ary line of LaBelle Es- ALLSTUMP GRINDING CARE CENTER OF
7329 continue South 00 de- erty; Beginning at the tates Subdivision; run ABERDEEN
FAX: (662) 328-6890 County, Mississippi, to- deed of trust, Carring- COUNTY OF Lowndes SERVICE
grees 17 minutes West wit: ton Mortgage Services, Northwest corner of the thence North 00 de- GET 'ER DONE! along the East line of
LLC, the legal holder of Southeast Quarter of WHEREAS, on the 21st grees 55 minutes East, We can grind all your 11-7 LPN needed
Lots 35 and 36 of said Lot Number Nine (9) of said indebtedness, hav- the Northwest Quarter day of May, 2007, along the West bound- stumps. Hard to reach PRN (as needed) LPN's
PUBLISH: 12/12, subdivision for 80 feet; and in The Downs, a (SE 1/4 of NW 1/4) of ary line of said LaBelle
12/19, & 12/26/2018 thence South 89 de- ing requested the under- Tiffany J. Eaves, a places, blown over
subdivision in and to signed Substituted Section 17, Township single woman, ex- Estate Subdivision, a roots, hillsides, back- Apply in person at
grees 43 minutes East the City of Columbus, Trustee to execute the 20 South, Range 17 ecuted and delivered a distance of 142.0 feet yards, pastures. Free Care Center
NOTICE OF SALE for 130 feet to the West Lowndes County, Mis- trust and sell said land West, Lowndes County, certain Deed of Trust to an iron pin; run estimates. You find it, 505 Jackson St,
right-of-way of a public sissippi, as shown by and property in accord- Mississippi; thence run unto Julie Brown, Trust- thence North 82 de- we'll grind it! Aberdeen
East 30.0 feet to a ee for Southeast Fund- grees 55 minutes West,
WHEREAS, on the June road known as First the map or plat thereof ance with the terms of 662-361-8379 EOE
Colony Drive (formerly of record in Subdivision said deed of trust and point; run thence South ing, Inc., Beneficiary, to a distance of 465.1 feet
10, 2016, Jacqueline
known as First Colony Plat Book No. 2 at Page for the purpose of rais- 00 degrees 25 minutes secure an indebted- to the initial point of General Help Wanted 3200
Santrese Wynn, ex-
ecuted a Deed of Trust Circle); thence North 00 61, in the Chancery ing the sums due there- West 93.1 feet to the ness therein described, this description, and
to Wilburn J. Evans, degrees 17 minutes Clerk’s Office of under, together with at- point of beginning; run which Deed of Trust is containing 1.51 acres,
Trustee for the use and East along said West Lowndes County, Mis- torney's fees, trustee's thence South 79 de- recorded in the office of more or less.
right-of-way (25 feet sissippi. fees and expense of grees 15 minutes East the Chancery Clerk of
benefit of Mortgage
from centerline) for 80 sale. 525.0 feet to a point; Lowndes County, Mis- I will only convey such
Electronic Registration
run thence North 00 de- sissippi in Mortgage title as is vested in me
Systems, Inc., as nom- feet; thence North 89 I will only convey such
degrees 43 minutes title as is vested in me NOW, THEREFORE, I, grees 25 minutes East Book 2007 at Page as Substitute Trustee.
inee for FirstBank, its
successors and as- West for 130 feet to the as Substitute Trustee. Shapiro & Massey, LLC, 289.6 feet to a point; 14922; and
point of beginning. Substituted Trustee in run thence South 67 de- WITNESS MY SIGNA-
signs, which Deed of
WITNESS MY SIGNA- said deed of trust, will grees 10 minutes East WHEREAS, on the 28th TURE, this 7th day of
Trust is on file and of re-
Title to the above de- TURE, this 29th day of on January 2, 2019 of- 54.1 feet to a point; day of October, 2013, December, 2018.
cord in the office of the
scribed property is be- November, 2018. fer for sale at public thence South 00 de- the Holder of said Deed Dean Morris, LLC
Chancery Clerk of
lieved to be good, but I outcry and sell within grees 25 minutes West of Trust filed a Loan Substitute Trustee
Lowndes County, Mis-
will convey only such Dean Morris, LLC legal hours (being 619.54 feet to a point; Modification Agreement 855 S Pear Orchard
sissippi, in Deed of
run thence South 77 de- of Deed of Trust by in- Rd., Ste. 404, Bldg.
Trust Book No. 2016, at title as is vested in the Substitute Trustee between the hours of
aforementioned Substi- 855 S Pear Orchard 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 grees 15 minutes West strument recorded in 400
Page 12544 thereof;
tute Trustee. Rd., Ste. 404, Bldg. p.m.), at the Southeast 51.2 feet to a point; run the office of the afore- Ridgeland, MS 39157
400 Door of the County thence North 00 de- said Chancery Clerk of (318) 330-9020
WHEREAS, said Deed of
Trust was ultimately as- WITNESS MY SIGNA- Ridgeland, MS 39157 Courthouse of Lowndes grees 25 minutes East Court in Mort Book
TURE, this the 13th day (318) 330-9020 County, located at 505 28.88 feet to a point; 2013 at Page 29423; adp/F14-1801
signed to FirstBank by
run thence North 79 de- and
assignment on file and of November, 2018. 2nd Avenue North,
of record in the office of adp/F18-0722 Columbus, MS 39701, grees 15 minutes West PUBLISH: 12/12/2018,
the Chancery Clerk of Sincerely, to the highest and best 525.0 feet to a point; WHEREAS, by various 12/19/2018 &
Lowndes County, Mis- /s/ Jillian Wilson, PUBLISH: 12/12/2018, bidder for cash or certi- thence North 00 de- assignments on record 12/26/2018
WILSON & ASSOCIATES, 12/19/2018, fied funds the following grees 25 minutes East said Deed of Trust was
sissippi, in November
22, 2016, in Book No. PLLC, Substitute 12/26/2018 described property situ- 50.8 feet to the point of ultimately assigned to
Trustee ated in Lowndes beginning, all lying in LPP Mortgage LTD by in-
2016, at Page 26144
8B WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2018 The Dispatch •
Auctions 4120 Apts For Rent: West 7050 Houses For Rent: South 7140 Lots & Acreage 8600

3BR/2BA, 2300 sqft, 3.5 Acre Lot. 3 estab-
very nice w/ 2 car gar- lished trailer lots. Play-

age, lg back yard. Pets ground. Located on
need approval. $1,050 Morgan Lane. Off of
per mo + dep. 662-574- Harris Road. Caledonia
Apartments 7879 or 662-328-8655. Schools. $25,000.
& Houses Houses For Rent: Starkville
1 Bedrooms 7170 LOWNDES COUNTY 45
2 Bedroooms 2BR/1BA house w/ 2
acres on Sobley & Dav-
is Rd. Excellent hunting.
3 Bedrooms acres in county. 3 miles 1 mile west of Hwy. 69.
from Strk, 5 miles from Small creek runs thru
Furnished & MSU South Entrance, property. $1375 per
acre. 205-799-9846 or
W/D, carport. SMALL
Unfurnished dogs ok w/ deposit. 205-695-2248.
1, 2, & 3 Baths Great for grad student
or professor. Non- WINTER SPECIAL
Lease, Deposit smoking. $700/mo. 1.95 acre lots.
Utilities not included.
& Credit Check 662-617-5601.
Good/bad credit.
10% down, as low as $299/mo. Eaton Land.
Houses For Rent: Other 7180 662-361-7711

Mobile Homes for Sale 8650
1BR/1BA, all appl. incl.
Apts For Rent: Other 7080
Water, trash, lawn incl. ASSUME PAYMENTS.
1BR/1BA located in His- in lease. Near Stark- 3BR/2BA, Singlewide

toric Downtown Colum- ville, Columbus & West $299/month
bus, Open space, very Point. No pets. 3BR/2BA Doublewide
Medical / Dental 3300 Pets 5150 nice. $650/mo. 662- $500/mo. $400 dep. $369/month YESTERDAY’S
328-8655. App/refs/lease req. 4BR/2BA, Doublewide
662-242-2923. Sudoku is a number-
VERNON is looking for
Chesapeake Bay
2BR/2BA located in
Call 205-372-7273. placing puzzle
Sudoku based on
is a number-
3 9 4 7 8 6 1 2 5
Historic Downtown
compassionate and Retrievers. Great Land For Rent / Lease 7190 a 9x9 grid
placing with based
puzzle severalon 8 6 2 1 5 9 4 3 7

2018 Conceptis Puzzles, Dist. by King Features Syndicate, Inc.
Columbus. 2,000 sq.
energetic LPN’s and hunting, guard & com-
RN’s to join our caring
feet. Hardwood floors
panion dogs. $1000 ea. throughout. Open floor. 25 ACRES, Hay or Pas-
9x9 grid with several
numbers. The object 7 5 1 2 3 4 6 8 9
3BR/2BA, Central A/C,
team. If you are as Call 662-574-7879. Very nice. $1300/mo.
ture land in Steens for Skirting, Delivery, Set-up given numbers.
is to place The object
the numbers 6 7 8 5 1 2 9 4 3
passionate about long rent. 662-327-4392. is
term care as we are,
Call 662-328-8655 or & Tie down included. 1 to place
to 9 in thethe numbers
empty spaces
we welcome you to
Hunting Land 7200
Only $48,995. 1sotothat
9 ineach
the empty
row, spaces
each 4 3 5 6 9 8 2 7 1
Columbus Home Center
apply in person at 1, 2, 3 BEDROOM apart- 662-570-1375 so that each
column row, each
and each 3x3 box 1 2 9 3 4 7 5 6 8
Generations of Vernon, ments & townhouses. 135 ACRES in Caledo- column
containsand theeach
same3x3 box
1050 Convalescent Rd.,
Vernon, AL 35592
Call for more info. nia. $1,400 for hunting
NEW SINGLEWIDE! contains the same number
9 8 3 4 6 1 7 5 2
662-328-8254. lease. 662-327-4392. only once. The difficulty
or call 205.695.9313
2BR/2BA, Central A/C. only once. The difficulty
Skirting, Delivery, Set-up level increases from
2 1 6 8 7 5 3 9 4
and speak with Human
Resources for more in- CKC REGISTERED Pup- MUW, church & shops! Mobile Homes for Rent 7250 & Tie down included. level increases from 5 4 7 9 2 3 8 1 6
Monday to Sunday.
formation. We have pies! Ready for Christ- 2BR/1BA, central H&A,
2BR/1BA Trailer. 129
Only $32,900. Monday to Sunday. Difficulty Level 12/11
competitive wages, sign mas! Call or text for hardwood. No Pets, no Columbus Home Center
on bonus for nurses, smoking, no HUD. Avail- Brownlee Dr. $500 662-570-1375
info, 662-305-5584. per mo. $350 dep.
and uniform allowance. able January. $675/
$675. Credit check. Call 662-295-3262.
Call Long & Long Real 2BR/1BA. Delivery, Set-
Bargain Column 4180 Business Opportunity 6050 Estate, 662-328-0770. 3BR/2BA Trailer, New up & Tie down included.
Hope school dist. Only $17,950.
condition. $100. Call Columbus: 411 Main CH&A, 1 story, W/D, 662-570-1375.
Call between 10a-7p.
662-364-2498. St. Office, Retail, Res- historic district, 1 block 662-386-4292.
taurant Space available. from downtown, $625/ NO TEXT MESSAGES. Campers & RVs 9300
Call 423-333-1124. mo. + $625 dep. NO
WOOD BURNING heater. PETS. 662-574-8789. TOMBIGBEE RV Park,
Good condition. $100. Peaceful & Quiet area. NICE 3BR/2BA DBW located on Wilkins Wise
Call 662-364-2498. MH in North Columbus. Rd & Waverly Rd. Full
Apts For Rent: Northside 7010 FIRST FULL MONTH Close to schools & Hookups available.
Farm Equipment & Supplies 520 11TH St. N. - RENT FREE! 1 & 2 Bed- CAFB. $600/mo + $300/mo. 662-328-
Renovations almost room Apts/Townhomes. $600 dep. 662-308- 8655 or 662-574-7879.
4420 Stove & refrigerator. 7781 or 601-940-1397.
complete. 2BR/1BA,
2016 JOHN Deere Central H&A, fresh $335-$600 Monthly.
Credit check & deposit.
Five Questions:
5100E Tractor, 210 paint, new flooring, RENT A fully equipped
appliances and more. Coleman Realty,
hours. $46,500. 662-329-2323. camper w/utilities &
1 Beets, car-
Also, 2016 15ft Taking applications cable from $145/wk -
Kubota Bush hog avail. now. $450/mo + $450 $535/month. Colum-
205-329-1790. deposit with good refer-
ences only. No HUD or COLEMAN bus & County School
locations. 662-242- rots, celery,
lettuce, pars-
pets. Call Long & Long 7653 or 601-940-1397.
Firewood / Fuel 4450 662-328-0770. TOWNHOUSES & APARTMENTS

Various lengths.
1 BEDROOM Investment Property 8550 ley, spinach,
662-295-2274 2 BEDROOMS 20% UNDIVIDED in- tomatoes,
FOX RUN COMPANY LLC 3 BEDROOMS terest (other owner has
1 & 2 BR near hospital.
Garage Sales: Southside 4505
$595-645/mo. Military
80%) in beautiful devel-
opment property at the
© The Dispatch

discount offered, pet southeast intersection
GARAGE SALE. 316 8th area, pet friendly, and
DEPOSIT of two four-lane high-
St. S. Sat., Dec. 15th furnished corporate
from 8a-2p. Holiday dec- apartments available. AND
ways, US Hwy 82 and
US Hwy 45. Equidistant
2 Santa Bar-
orations, glassware, ON SITE SECURITY.
something for everyone. ON SITE MAINTENANCE. CREDIT CHECK
to Starkville, Columbus,
and West point. About
ON SITE MANAGEMENT. four miles from Golden
Sporting Goods 4720 24-HOUR CAMERA
662-329-2323 Triangle airport. 80%
owner likely wants to
3 San Fran-
ED SANDERS Gunsmith Benji @ 662-386-4446 develop. 205-826-
Open for season! 9-5,
Tues-Fri & 9-12, Sat.
Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm.
Sat/Sun by appt only. 2411 HWY 45 N
Over 50 years experi- COLUMBUS, MS Lots & Acreage 8600
ence! Repairs, cleaning,
refinishing, scopes
mounted & zeroed, Commercial Property For 2.28 +/- Acre Lot.
149 Tanyia Lane. Off of
4 60,000
handmade knives. RENT/PURCHASE: Rent 7100
3BR/2BA, Bluecutt Es- Lake Lowndes Road.
Located: Hwy 45 Alt, Has asphalt drive &
North of West Point, tates, CH/A, 2 car gar-
turn right on Yokahama age, vaulted ceiling, fire-
parking, 1200 ft. shop
w/ living area, septic
5 Brandi
Blvd, 8mi & turn left on place, new roof & paint.
Darracott Rd, will see $115k. 662-352-4776.
Spaces starting @
$285/mo. Downtown &
tank & water meter. No
trailers. $45,000. Call
sign, 2.5mi ahead shop East Columbus loca- 662-574-0345.
on left. 662-494-6218. tions. 662-435-4188.
OFFICE SPACE: 2,000 Mobile Homes for Sale 8650
Pets 5150 STUDIO APT for rent. square feet. 294
Newly remodeled. Chubby Dr. Flexible leas-
AMERICAN BULLDOG $400/mth rent & dep ing terms. Available
puppies, no papers, par- req. Convenient to town now. 662-328-8254.
ents on premises. $100 & CAFB. No hud. No
ea. 205-480-4351. pets. 662-328-2340. HISTORIC DOWNTOWN
Columbus Office, Retail,
Apts For Rent: Other 7080 Restaurant Space avail-
able. Call 662-328-
8655 or 662-574-7879.
Houses For Rent: Northside
3BR/2BA, ch/a, double 1 Musical phrase
garage, chain link
fenced backyard, newly 5 Horsey
remodeled, $115,000. 11 Concerning
12 British landscape
Houses For Rent: New Hope painter
7130 13 Full range
4BR/2BA, 1.25 Acres 14 Big schnoz
Christopher Hills Sub; 15 Lumber unit
$197K (15K below ap-
praisal). New Hope 16 Dyeing tubs
School District. Avail- 17 Bangor’s state
able to rent $1,000/
mth - must meet minim- 19 Binary base
um credit/income re-
quirements. Military
22 Pageant crown
families welcome. Move 24 Got up
in ready. Dep $500 plus
first month’s rent. Hot
26 Plot unit
tub, detached apart- 27 Challenging
ment, & large wired 28 Sports summary
shop. Contact James
Thompson @ 662-574- 30 Lies low
6269. 31 Cabinet wood arms pinned behind 21 Betting info
GREAT LOCATION to 32 Starts business the back 22 Scarlett’s home
school, clean, 2BR/
1BA, a/c, gas heat, w/d
34 Flimflam 4 Turkish topper 23 Chilled desserts
hook up. No pets, no 35 Bar bill 5 Patriot Allen 25 Like dimes
HUD. 662-327-2798. 38 Fix
Lv msg after 3rd ring, 6 Brokers’ numbers 29 Curly-coated dog
available for showing. 41 Singer Feliciano 7 Coffee dispensers 30 Spell
Houses For Sale: Other 8500 Even if you 42 Source of 8 Quill need 33 Check writer
don’t get out much answers 9 Maiden name 34 “What the —!”
43 Wee bit
these days, you can 44 Money worker
label 36 Concerning
10 Mess up 37 Trounce
still “go shopping” in the 45 Moral flaw 16 By way of 38 Hold up
Classifieds. You can find 18 Region 39 History segment
exactly what you’ve DOWN 19 Woodland 40 Chess piece
1 Iran money growth 41 Triangular sail
been looking for. 2 Wild about
20 Had on
3 Forced walk with
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