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Vibrant Church’s $14M expansion nearly complete
New worship center will rate services. The larger auditorium will
allow the church to consolidate Sunday
After more than a
year of construction,
host first services Sunday morning worship into two services.
“We love people, not buildings. But,
Vibrant Church’s
new worship center
BY MARY POLLITZ we believe the building serves as an im- on Holly Hills Road
mpollitz@cdispatch.com portant tool in reaching and loving more will open Sunday for
church service. The
people,” Vibrant Church Pastor Jason church has raised
The Vibrant Church
Delgado said in an emailed statement. $14 million from its
congregation will meet for
Vibrant Church now has an average congregation for its
the first time Sunday in
its new, 1,500-person wor- congregation of about 3,000, Delgado expansion, which
said. includes the new
ship center. worship center, a
Construction began in Aaron Lane, executive assistant
to the pastor, said the worship center ministerial college,
November 2017, and the faith-based coun-
church will hold services also can host community events, such seling center and
there Sunday at 9 and 11 Delgado as graduations, and be available as an renovations to the
a.m. Due to the smaller capacity of the emergency shelter for local residents old auditorium on-
previous building that only housed 650 during a disaster. site.
people, Vibrant Church held three sepa- See Church, 3A Slim Smith/Dispatch Staff

City still
accepting Without a hitch
applications
for planning
commissioner
Two of three vacant
spots filled; no other
applicants have come
forward
By Zack Plair
zplair@cdispatch.com

The city of Colum-
bus is seeking appli-
cants to fill a vacancy
on its Planning Com-
mission.
Earlier this month,
the city council re- Mary Pollitz/Dispatch Staff
appointed longtime Starkville High School senior Elizabeth Leigh carefully places a cup of coins Thursday morning. Leigh worked on a
Wiegel Rube Goldberg project with three of her physics classmates for the past three weeks. The group created a compli-
member Annette Sa-
cated machine to knock the cup of coins into a pot of gold.
vors and appointed new member
Melissa Smith to the commission,
leaving it with one remaining open
spot.
As of the close of business Thurs-
High schoolers build Rube Goldberg
day, no one else had applied for the
vacancy.
The Planning Commission has
machines for annual competition
spots for eight voting members, all
BY MARY POLLITZ Fairley and three of his class- of the way,” Fairley said. “It was a
of whom are volunteers. Commis-
mpollitz@cdispatch.com mates created a “complicated” big mess doing all this. So the sun
machine to push a cup of coins into room was pretty messed up for

F
sioners consider proposals for subdi-
or the past three weeks, a pot of gold. SHS physics teacher three weeks.”
visions, planned unit developments
Starkville High School junior Dane Peagler challenged his class- It all paid off Thursday when
and changes to city zoning, as well
James Fairley’s ping pong es to construct a Rube Goldberg Fairley and his team of three other
as permitted use requests.
table at home was covered with machine, which completes a simple classmates won Best of Show in the
All Planning Commission votes
serve as recommendations that au- marble tracks, books, boxes and a task through a series of steps. Rube Goldberg Physics Competi-
tomatically go to the mayor and city remote-control airplane. “We had a room and we were out See SHS, 8A
council for final approval.
See commission, 3A

Christmas Co-op offers second Fran Brock, left,
and Barbara Culber-

wave of support to needy families
son organize donat-
ed toys during the
Starkville Poverty
Coalition’s Christ-
Sixty-eight families sign up to attend ity bills still to pay.
“I really didn’t know how
mas Co-op. Brock,
with MSU’s Exten-
workshops, pick out Christmas gifts I was going to get my kids
some toys,” Shields said. “I
sion Service, taught
a workshop for the
By Alex Holloway Toyota plant in Blue Springs. was just worried. My son just co-op about healthy
aholloway@cdispatch.com She has three children, and had a birthday last week and living, and Culber-
son, with Emerson
as the holiday season ap- he really didn’t get anything Family School,
Lanisha Shields lost her proached, she worried about for his birthday.” taught a workshop
job in early October. how she’d get them gifts for Shields was one of sever- about parenting.
Shields had worked at the Christmas, with rent and util- See Co-op, 7A Alex Holloway/Dispatch Staff

Weather Five Questions Calendar Local Folks Public
1 What best-selling author was Saturday meetings
married to “Top Chef” host Padma Dec. 17:
■ Cajun Christmas: This benefit for the
Lakshmi? Lowndes County
2 What does a basilisk do to earn its Columbus-Lowndes Public Library, taking place
supervisors, 9
nickname “Jesus Christ lizard”? from 5 p.m.-until at 803 Fifth Ave. N., will feature
a.m., County
3 What MLB manager broke the Cajun dishes, classic movies on the big screen,
Courthouse
record with his 123nd career game jumpers for the kids, an appearance by Santa
ejection in 2007? Jan. 9: Colum-
Dakota Caswell and raffle prizes. Members of the Suzuki Strings
4 What did Alexander Hamilton and bus Municipal
Kindergarten, Annunciation Advanced Ensemble will also perform at 6 p.m.
Aaron Burr do in the woods of Weee- School District
For more information, contact Colin Krieger at

63 Low 46
hawken in July 1804? Board review
5 What English writer and poet wrote 662-329-7653.
High the celebrated World War I memoir
meeting, 11:30
Cloudy and rainy a.m., Sale Inter-
Full forecast on
“Good-Bye to All That”?
Answers, 8B Sunday national Studies
page 2A. ■ White Christmas at FUMC: Columbus’ First Magnet School
United Methodist Church, 602 Main St., presents Jan. 14: Colum-
Inside this special service with a traditional nativity.
Everyone is invited to bring a gift of canned foods
bus Municipal
School District
Religion 6B Dear Abby 5B wrapped in white, or monetary gifts in white en- Board regular
Classifieds 7B Obituaries 4A velopes, to the altar. Afterward, food baskets are meeting, 6 p.m.,
Comics 5B Opinions 6A packed for those in need. For more information, Brandon Central
139th Year, No. 237 Crossword 8B contact the church office, 662-328-5252. Chris Clark draws comics. Services

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Friday
Say What?
Did you hear? “Super Late Model racing is becoming a dying breed, and what we’re doing
will be key for the average working-class driver to be able to afford it.”
Janet Jackson, Def Leppard, Columbus Speedway promoter Rod Taylor on the decision to add Super
Late Model races to the track’s schedule for the 2019 season.

Nicks join Rock Hall of Fame Story, 1B.

Senate rebukes Trump, Saudi
Radiohead, the Cure, Roxy Music and
the Zombies will also be inducted

Arabia over Khashoggi, Yemen war
By DAVID BAUDER festival stints, multiple life-
AP Media Writer time achievement honors
and a No. 1 album on the
NEW YORK — Janet
main Billboard chart.
Jackson joins her brother
Jackson became eli-
Michael and the Jackson
5 as members of the Rock
gible for the rock hall in
2007 and wasn’t nominat-
Bipartisan votes came two months after the with the United States Senate un-
less things change.”
and Roll Hall of Fame,
earning induction on ed until 2016. Saudi journalist’s slaying at the Saudi consulate The bipartisan votes came two
months after the Saudi journalist’s
Thursday along with Ste- The Roots’ Questlove,
vie Nicks and the top fan in a social media post ear- in Istanbul and after Trump persistently slaying at the Saudi consulate in Is-
tanbul and after Trump persistently
vote-getter, Def Leppard. lier this year, said her ex-
Radiohead, the Cure, clusion had been “highly equivocated over who was responsible equivocated over who was respon-
criminal.” He cited the in- sible. U.S. intelligence officials
Roxy Music and the Zom- By MARY CLARE JALONICK, LISA in the Senate to contain fallout from concluded that bin Salman must
bies will also be ushered fluence of her 1986 album MASCARO and MATTHEW LEE the gruesome killing. have at least known of the plot, but
in next spring at the 34th “Control,” which he said The Associated Press One measure recommended Trump has repeatedly praised the
induction ceremony. It will set off the New Jack Swing
that the U.S. end its assistance to kingdom.
be held March 29 at Bar- trend. WASHINGTON — In back-to- Saudi Arabia for the war in Yemen. Senators made clear where they
clays Center in Brooklyn. “This was no one’s kid back votes against Saudi Arabia, The other put the blame for the put the blame. The resolution,
Jackson’s induction sister,” he wrote. the Senate delivered an unusual re- death of Khashoggi squarely on passed by unanimous agreement,
comes after her third time Jackson said on Thurs- buke of President Donald Trump’s Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed says the Senate believes the crown
as nominee and many saw day: “Thank you Rock and response to the death of journalist bin Salman. Both had been vigor- prince is “responsible for the mur-
it as overdue, given her Roll Hall of Fame. I am Jamal Khashoggi and signaled new ously opposed by the Trump ad- der” and calls for the Saudi Arabian
prowess as a hitmaker truly honored and I am skepticism from Capitol Hill toward ministration and threatened with a government to “ensure appropriate
with “All For You,” ‘’That’s happy to be in there with the longtime Middle East ally. presidential veto. Top brass was on accountability.”
the Way Love Goes,” ‘’Nas- my brothers.” Although the resolutions are Capitol Hill ahead of voting to pre- Senators voted 56-41 to recom-
ty,” ‘’Together Again” and largely symbolic — because it’s
It will be Nicks’ sec- vent further action in the House. mend that the U.S. stop supporting
“What Have You Done For unclear if they will be considered
ond induction into the “The current relationship with the war in Yemen, a direct affront
Me Lately.”
rock hall, since she’s al- by the House — passage Thursday Saudi Arabia is not working,” said to the administration’s war powers
Her career suffered
ready there as a member showed senators seeking to assert Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., who abilities.
from the fallout after the
of Fleetwood Mac. She oversight of Trump administration opposed the Yemen resolution but Independent Sen. Bernie Sand-
infamous 2004 Super Bowl
launched a solo career foreign policy and the relationship called the crown prince “so tox- ers of Vermont, who co-sponsored
appearance where her
bare breast was briefly in 1981 with her duet with Saudi Arabia. ic, so tainted, so flawed” after the the Yemen resolution with Republi-
exposed by Justin Tim- with the late Tom Petty, It also marked the collapse of Khashoggi’s killing that “you’re can Sen. Mike Lee of Utah, called
berlake; both said it was a “Stop Draggin’ My Heart the Trump administration’s effort never going to have a relationship passage a “historic moment.”
mistake. Around.” Other hits fol-
But she’s had a resur- lowed, including “Edge of
gence of late including an Seventeen,” “Stand Back”
acclaimed tour, headlining and “I Will Run to You.”

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The Commercial Dispatch (USPS 142-320)
Published daily except Saturday. Entered at the post office at Columbus, Mississippi.
Authorities: Wave of hoax bomb threats made across US
Periodicals postage paid at Columbus, MS
POSTMASTER, Send address changes to:
The Associated Press Thursday to hundreds of
schools, businesses and
Law enforcement dismissed the
The Commercial Dispatch, P.O. Box 511, Columbus, MS 39703
Published by Commercial Dispatch Publishing Company Inc.,
516 Main St., Columbus, MS 39703
NEW YORK — A wave
of bomb threats emailed
government buildings
across the U.S. triggered
threats as a crude extortion attempt
searches, evacuations and Twice.” They were sent the city,” the New York
FIVE-DAY FORECAST FOR THE GOLDEN TRIANGLE fear — but there were no from a spoofed email ad- City Police Department’s
signs of explosives, and dress. The sender claimed counterterrorism unit
authorities said the scare to have had an associate tweeted. “These threats
appeared to be a crude ex- plant a small bomb in the are also being reported
TONIGHT SATURDAY SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY tortion attempt. recipient’s building and to other locations nation-
Mainly cloudy A couple of showers in Clouds yielding to sun Partly sunny Partly sunny Law enforcement agen- wide & are NOT consid-
that the only way to stop
the morning cies across the country ered credible at this time.”
him from setting it off was
45° 53° 41° 56° 36° 57° 35° 57° 35° dismissed the threats,
by making an online pay- Other law enforcement
saying they were meant to agencies also dismissed
ALMANAC DATA ment of $20,000 in Bitcoin.
Columbus Thursday cause disruption and com- the threats, which were
pel recipients into sending “We are currently mon-
TEMPERATURE HIGH LOW written in a choppy style
Thursday 60° 43° money and were not con- itoring multiple bomb
Normal 57° 35° reminiscent of the Nigeri-
sidered credible. threats that have been
Record 78° (1971) 4° (1962) an prince email scam.
PRECIPITATION (in inches) Some of the emails had sent electronically to var-
The Palm Beach Coun-
Thursday 0.11 the subject line: “Think ious locations throughout ty, Florida, sheriff’s office
Month to date 3.45
Normal month to date 2.28 and the Boise, Idaho, po-
Year to date 61.07
Normal year to date 52.69 lice said they had no rea-
son to believe that threats
TOMBIGBEE RIVER STAGES
In feet as of Flood 24-hr. made to locations in those
7 a.m. Thu. Stage Stage Chng. areas were credible. One
Amory 20 13.19 -0.46
Bigbee 14 9.83 -0.26 Shown are tomorrow’s noon positions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for the day. of the emails wound up in
Columbus 15 8.47 -0.91 Showers T-Storms Rain Flurries Snow Ice Cold Warm Stationary Jetstream
a spam filter, Boise Police
Fulton 20 14.82 -1.25 -10s -0s 0s 10s 20s 30s 40s 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s 110s Chief William Bones said.
Tupelo 21 2.25 -0.08 SAT SUN SAT SUN The FBI said it is as-
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Atlanta
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agencies that are dealing
Aberdeen Dam 188 164.21 -0.60 Dallas 59/35/s 61/40/pc Phoenix 72/47/pc 72/49/pc with the threats.
Stennis Dam 166 140.32 -0.60
Bevill Dam 136 136.36 +0.04
Honolulu
Jacksonville
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Raleigh
Salt Lake City
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“As always, we encour-
Memphis 51/40/r 55/37/s Seattle 50/45/c 52/46/r age the public to remain
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Major Minor Major Minor SUN AND MOON MOON PHASES report suspicious activ-
Fri. 5:58a 12:09p 6:20p ---- FRI SAT FIRST FULL LAST NEW ities which could repre-
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Sunset 4:47 p.m. 4:47 p.m. sent a threat to public
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IP awards $95K in grants to local schools, nonprofits
Money helps programs focused
on hunger, health, education and A break-down of IP’s 2018 grants:
community impact $22,900 was awarded to family and
childhood health and wellness programs.
Education
$28,500 was awarded to educational
Museum received funds for its STEM
Education program.
■ Boys & Girls Club of the Golden Trian- initiatives including literacy programs,
By Slim Smith In 2017, IP’s net sales gle received funds for it’s Healthy Kids art education, STEM programs and
ssmith@cdispatch.com were $22 billion, accord- Hunger
Rock! program. classroom technology.
ing to a company press $15,600 was given to support the fight
■ Contact Helpline received funding for ■ Columbus Arts Council received
2017 was release. against hunger.
the Reassurance Recruitment Program. funds to purchase supplies to support
a pretty “As part of the IP fam- ■ East Columbus Lions Club received ArtReach! ■ Lowndes County Council on Aging
good year ily, we are privilege to funds to purchase a Plus Optix Sight ■ Columbus Christian Academy re- received funds to purchase food for its
for Interna- Screener for youth screening. ceived funds to purchase technology to Home Delivered Meals program for the
assist these schools and
tional Pa- ■ Frank P. Phillips Memorial YMCA re- support reading comprehension testing. homebound elderly.
area non-profits in their
per, which ceived funds to support the Rock Steady ■ Greater Columbus Learning Center ■ The Salvation Army of Columbus
efforts to make an im-
means 2018 Boxing Fighting Back Against Parkinson’s received funds to support its Drop- received funds to purchase food for its
pact on the lives of those
was a good program. out Recovery and Workforce Literacy Holiday Food Pantry.
throughout our commu-
year for edu- Phillips ■ Noxubee County Diabetes Coalition Program.
nities,” said Columbus received funds to host a Back-to-School ■ Greater Starkville Development
cational and Critical Community Needs
nonprofit Mill manager David Phil- Health Fair. Partnership received funds to host its
$13,000 was given to support critical
groups in lips. “We offer our heart- ■ Safe Haven, Inc. received funding to Annual International Paper Innovation
community needs throughout the Gold-
the commu- felt appreciation to each support their Domestic Violence Transi- Challenge.
tion Assistance program. ■ Heritage Academy received funds to en Triangle.
nities where of these organizations ■ Starkville Area Habitat for Humanity
and their volunteers. The ■ Sally Kate Winters Family Service re- support their outdoor classroom and
the compa- ceived funds to the Children’s Advocacy Plant to Plate Outdoor Garden program. received funds for the construction of
ny operates … work you do is criti- its 177 Chisolm Drive project.
Center. ■ Lowndes County Imagination Library
in the U.S. cal to the success of our ■ TK Martin Center for Technology and received funds to enhance its Reading ■ United Way of Lowndes County
and 24 other Boyd community.” Disability received funding for their is a Priceless Skill initiative. received funds to support its Volunteer
countries. IP’s giving program IMPACT program. ■ Tenn-Tom Waterway Transportation Columbus program.
As part focuses on needs in four
of its regu- areas: education, hun-
programs that have been work without it.” old who have special torized equipment and
lar giving ger, health/wellness and
shown to delay the ef- In Starkville, The T.K. needs and challenges,” communication devices
program, community initiatives.
Among the 19 local fects of the disease. Martin Center for Tech- said Director Janie Cir- for children in the pro-
IP provided
organizations to receive “It’s absolutely huge nology and Disability at lot-New. “In addition to gram.
$95,000 in
grants to funding in 2018 was the for us,” said YMCA Di- Mississippi State Uni- the classes and we do as- “We rely almost com-
Golden Tri- Cirlot-New Frank P. Phillips YMCA rector Andy Boyd. “The versity received $2,000 sessments to determine pletely on these kinds of
angle groups in 2018, in- Army, which used its adaptive therapy we pro- to support its IMPACT if children are going to soft-money donations,”
cluding a $15,000 grant to $5,000 for to sustain vide depends on grants program. need special services.” Cirlot-New said. “These
celebrate the Columbus and grow its Parkinson’s like the one we received “IMPACT is a pre- Cirlot-New said the IP grants are what allow us
Modified Fiber facility’s therapy program, includ- from International Paper. school program for chil- grant went toward pro- to provide the services
25th anniversary. ing boxing and aquatic We just couldn’t do this dren from birth to 5 years viding specialized mo- we offer.”

Commission
Continued from Page 1A
“This is certainly an reappointment, Bigelow worked 18 years as a legal and television in Alabama “I think I can bring city forward.”
important job because it and Andrews could not secretary. before entering teaching a fresh pair of eyes and Applications for the re-
helps determine where the because they both have Smith is a professor of and often covered issues ears to the commission,” maining vacancy can be
city will develop and the moved outside the city lim- communication at MUW taken up by planning and Smith told The Dispatch. submitted at the mayor’s
types of development be- its. who has previously taught zoning commissions. Plus, “I’ll bring a willingness to office in City Hall. Appli-
ing considered,” said Ken- Savors has served on at the University of Al- Smith said, she wants to listen and make good de- cants must be at least 18
ny Wiegel, the city’s build- the commission for de- abama and Mississippi serve her city. cisions that will move the and a Columbus resident.
ing official who advises the cades. She is a 1973 grad- State University. She holds
Planning Commission. uate of Mississippi State a bachelor’s degree in
The commission meets College for Women (now journalism from Auburn
the second Monday of Mississippi University for University and earned
each month. Women) and has worked master’s and doctorate de-
Terms for Savors, Jason the last 23 years as the grees in communication
Bigelow and Major An- official court reporter for from Alabama.
drews IV all expired Dec. Chancery Judge Dorothy She worked profession-
1. While Savors applied for Colom. Before that, she ally as a journalist in print

Paralyzed teen gets 5 years in shooting death of his friend
The Associated Press week after pleading guilty der, but that charge was
to culpable negligence lowered as part of a plea
TUPELO — A para- manslaughter in the May agreement. Griffin was
lyzed teenager in Missis- 2017 death of Daiquarrias prosecuted as an adult.
sippi has been sentenced T. Pounds, the Northeast Prosecutors recom-
to five years in prison in Mississippi Daily Journal mended a 10-year sen-
the shooting death of an- reported. tence, but Circuit Court
other teen he described Griffin was 16 when Judge Paul Funderburk
as his best friend. 19-year-old Pounds was said he cut that in half be-
Keithan Griffin, 17, was killed. Griffin originally cause Pounds’ family still
sentenced Wednesday, a was charged with mur- loves Griffin.

Church
Continued from Page 1A
The 45,000 square-foot
building at 500 Holly Hills
Road is part of the church’s
$14-million expansion
plan announced in 2015.
Along with the newly com-
pleted auditorium, part of
that expansion included
a faith-based counseling
service and ministerial
leadership college, both of
which started operations
last year.
Renovations to the old
worship center on-site, the
last piece of the expansion
plan, will begin soon, Lane
said. Church officials did
not comment on how ex-
actly the old auditorium
will be used once renova-
tions are complete.
In an effort for debt-free
construction, the church’s
congregation funded the
entire project.
“This has been a vision
because we have experi-
enced such rapid growth,”
Lane said. “We could see
this coming with the in- After-school fun:
crease, so we’ve had plans Boys and Girls Club
for this for a while. We’re
excited and we will be in 244-7090
there Sunday.”
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Area obituaries
COMMERCIAL DISPATCH olson and Justin Mar- receiving department, Mildred Raines cemetery. Visitation Cooper; and brothers,
OBITUARY POLICY tin, both of Columbus; as a storeroom supervi- will be from noon-6 Earnest JED Mason
Obituaries with basic informa- STARKVILLE —
siblings, Willie Murray, sor and as Senior Buyer Mildred Raines, 94, p.m. Friday at Carter’s and Pete Mason.
tion including visitation and
service times, are provided Robert Marin, Marry and Purchasing Agent died Dec. 12, 2018. Funeral Services. Car- He is survived by his
free of charge. Extended obit- Mullins, Gwendolyn with Babcock and Services will be ter’s Funeral Services wife, Olie B. Mason;
uaries with a photograph, de- Craig, Linda Weston, Wilcox Corporation. He at 2 p.m. Friday at is in charge of arrange- children, Kimberly N.
tailed biographical information Joanne White, Paulette was a member of Trini- First Baptist Church ments. Mason and Jessica R.
and other details families may Weston, Ellis Weston, ty Baptist Church. in Maben. Burial will Mr. Rogers was born Mason, both of Macon
wish to include, are available Early Weston and Bar- He is survived by follow at Maben Memo- Feb. 8, 1951, in Noxu- and Delicia Y. Brandon
for a fee. Obituaries must be
bara El-Amin; and five his wife, Bettie Bur- rial Cemetery. Visita- bee County, to the late of Louisiana; stepchil-
submitted through funeral
homes unless the deceased’s grandchildren. ton Byrd of Stanford; tion will be one hour John and Louella Rog- dren, Billy Cooper of
body has been donated to Pallbearers will sons, Ricky Byrd of prior to services at the ers. He was formerly Indianapolis, Indiana,
science. If the deceased’s be Martin Andrews, Puckett, Lamar Byrd church. Welch Funeral employed as a farmer. Gloria Patterson of
body was donated to science, Sammie Morris, Albert of Burleson, Texas and Home is in charge of In addition to his Macon, Levon Grace
the family must provide official Jethrow, Timothy Rusty Burton of Owens- arrangements. parents, he was pre- of DeKalb and Jerome
proof of death. Please submit boro; brothers, Ken-
Sykes, Patrick Murray Ms. Raines was born ceded in death by his Cooper of Jackson; sis-
all obituaries on the form
provided by The Commercial
and Jimmy Reed. neth Byrd of West Point in Choctaw County, siblings, Nathaniel ters, Hattie Sledge and
Dispatch. Free notices must and John Ellis Byrd of to the late Doc and Rogers, L.C. Rogers, Mattie Mason, both of
be submitted to the newspa- Sawyer Prisock Prescott, Arizona; and Carrie Mae Love. She Roxie Malone, Daisy Macon and Florence
per no later than 3 p.m. the STARKVILLE — six grandchildren. was formerly co-own- Williams, Rosie Rogers Harlan of Tuscaloosa,
day prior for publication Tues-
Swayer Glen Prisock Pallbearers will be er and employed as a and Johnny Rogers. Alabama; brothers,
day through Friday; no later
died Dec. 11, 2018, in Kenneth Ware, Jacob hairdresser with Tiki He is survived by Ezell Mason, Jimmy
than 4 p.m. Saturday for the Ware, David Thomp-
Sunday edition; and no later Ackerman. House of Beauty in his siblings, Tommy Mason and Julius Ma-
than 7:30 a.m. for the Monday Services will be at 2 son, Billy Buck Stag- Starkville. Rogers, Bettie Rogers, son, all of Macon; and
edition. Incomplete notices p.m. Saturday at Adaton gers, Shelley Wilkerson In addition to her Annette Rogers, Will a host of grandchildren.
must be received no later than Baptist Church. Burial and Johnny Byrd. parents, she was pre- Rogers and John Rog- Pallbearers will be
7:30 a.m. for the Monday will follow at Craig Memorials may be ceded in death by her ers, all of Crawford. James Patterson III,
through Friday editions. Paid
Springs Cemetery in made to the American son, David Raines; and Pallbearers will be Patrick Patters, Melvin
notices must be finalized by 3
Sturgis. Visitation will Cancer Society, P.O. five siblings. his nephews. Benamon, Kenneth
p.m. for inclusion the next day Box 8217, Jackson, MS
Monday through Thursday; and be two hours prior to She is survived by Skinner, Jessie Sledge
39215 or to Heritage
on Friday by 3 p.m. for Sunday services at the church.
Hospice, P.O. box 1213,
her daughter, Bren- Felix Mason and Kelvin Sledge.
and Monday publication. For Welch Funeral Home da O’Brian; siblings, MACON — Felix See Obituaries, 5A
more information, call 662- is in charge of arrange- Danville, KY 40423. Charles Love, Steve Mason, 67, died Dec. 8,
328-2471. ments. Love, Eddie Guy Love, 2018, at his residence.
Baby Prisock was Lee Harris Sr. Patricia Renton and Ser-
Jimmie Edmonds Jr. born to Presly Will CEDAR BLUFF — Florence Wooley; three vices
STARKVILLE — Prisock and Laura Lee Howard Harris Sr., grandchildren; and four will be at
Jimmie Lee Edmonds Hankins Prisock. 79, died Dec. 10, 2018, great-grandchildren. 11 a.m.
Jr., 63, died Dec. 8, In addition to his at his residence. Memorials may be Saturday
2018, in West Point. parents, he is survived Services will be made to First Baptist at Mt. Car-
Services will be at 11 by his twin brother, 11 a.m. Saturday at Church, P.O. Box 249, mel M.B.
a.m. Saturday at New Sage Will Prisock of Hopewell M.B. Church Maben, MS 39750. Church
Prairie Grove M.B. Starkville. with the Rev. Carl J. with the
Mason
Perry. Burial will be
Church. Burial will Memorials may be
at Hopewell Memorial
Sarah Richardson Rev. Jack
follow at the church made to Batson Chil- COLUMBUS — Sar- Vaughn officiating.
cemetery. Visitation dren’s Hospital, 2500 N. Garden. Visitation will Burial will follow at
ah Lou Latham Rich-
will be from 1-6 p.m. State St., Jackson, MS be from 3-6 p.m. Friday Odd Fellows Cemetery.
ardson, 82, died Dec.
Friday at West Memo- 39216. at Carter’s Mortuary Visitation will be from
9, 2018,
rial Funeral Home. Services. Carter’s 1-5 p.m. Friday at Lee-
at Trini-
Mortuary Services is
West Memorial Funeral Howell Austin in charge of arrange-
ty Place Sykes Funeral Home.
Home is in charge of COLUMBUS — Nursing Lee-Sykes Funeral
arrangements. ments.
Howell Austin, 89, died Home. Home is in charge of
He is survived by Mr. Harris was born
Dec. 12, 2018. Services arrangements.
his children, Wendell Nov. 14, 1939, in Clay
A private graveside will be at Mr. Mason was born
Abrams, Sherri Marie County, to the late Rob-
service at Memorial 11 a.m. April 7, 1951, in Macon,
Abrams, Jammie Ann ert Moore and Susie Richardson
Gardens and a memo- Saturday to the late Mary Mal-
Warren, Alicia Vonshea Bell Harris Alford.
rial service will be held at South- lard and Ernest Mason.
Hoskins and Antonio He is survived by his
at a later date. Lowndes side M.B. Church with He was formerly em-
Hoskins; and broth- children, Lee Howard
Funeral Home is in the Rev. James Alvin ployed with Pulp Wood
ers, Calvin Edmonds, Harris Jr., the Rev. Dar-
charge of arrange- Richardson officiat- Industries.
Moses Edmonds and ren Harris Sr., Mylon
ments. Harris and Mary Helen ing. Burial will follow In addition to his
Arthur Edmonds. Mr. Austin was at Union Cemetery. parents, he was pre-
Jones, all of Cedar
born March 23, 1929, Bluff, Eric T. Harris, Visitation will be from ceded in death by his
Katherine Randle in Calhoun County, Martha White, Roshell noon-5 p.m. Friday stepdaughter, Velma A.
STARKVILLE — Alabama, to the late Harris and Alexis at Century Hairston
Katherine Randle, 82, Orbie Riley and Berdie Henderson, all of West Funeral Home. Century We had questions about cremation.
died Dec. 10, 2018, in Steele Austin. He was Point, Mark L. Harris Hairston Funeral Home
Starkville. formerly employed as a of Forrest City, Arkan- is in charge of arrange- We found the
Services will be at supervisor with Ameri- sas and Judy Howard ments.
Mrs. Richardson was
answers here.
11 a.m. Saturday at can Bosch. of Champaign, Illinois;
West Memorial Funeral In addition to his par- brothers, Jim Harris of born Jan. 23, 1937, in
Home Chapel. Burial ents, he was preceded Albany, New York, to Call today.
Dallas, Texas, Willie
will follow at Rock Hill in death by his broth- Lewis Harris of Ce- the late Hezikiah and
Cemetery. Visitation ers, Dennis Austin and dar Bluff and Chester Madestia Latham. She
will be from 2-6 p.m. Keith Austin. Harris of West Point; was formerly employed
Friday at the funeral He is survived by sisters, Rosie Eacholes as a daycare worker
Lowndes Funeral Home and Crematory
home. West Memorial his wife, Mildred of Cedar Bluff, Clester with the YMCA and Columbus, MS • (662) 328-1808
Funeral Home is in Newsome Austin of Smith and Sarah Har- was a member of Calva-
ry M.B. Church/Calva-

Nathan Whitaker
charge of arrange- Columbus; son, Tony ris, both of West Point;
ments. Austin of Newton; 19 grandchildren; and ry Faith Center.
She is survived by daughters, Jane Har- 14 great-grandchildren. She is survived by
her sons, Larry Randle, mon and Sami Austin, her sons, Pastor James
Alvin Richardson of Nathan Whitaker, 19, of
Benjamin Randle and both of Columbus;
Rodney Randle; five sis- sister, Dean Spurline of
Leslie Strait Columbus and Tom- Columbus, MS, passed away on
COLUMBUS — my Joe Richardson Friday, November 16, 2018.
ters; and one brother. Anniston, Alabama; one Leslie David Strait, 66, of Aurora, Colorado; Visitation will be Sunday,
grandchild; and four died Dec. 12, 2018, at December 16, 2018, from 2:00
Ike Martin great-grandchildren. daughter, Beatrice R.
Baptist Memorial Hos- Floyd of Lowell, Arkan- PM to 3:00 PM at Lowndes Fu-
COLUMBUS — Ike Memorials may pital-Golden Triangle. neral Home, Columbus, MS. A
Martin, 64, died Dec. 8, be made to Shriners sas and Elizabeth Ann
Services will be at 2 Richardson Fullilove memorial service will follow at
2018, at Baptist Memo- Hospitals for Children, p.m. Sunday at Piney 3:00 PM in the Lowndes Funer-
rial Hospi- Attn: Office of Devel- of England; brothers,
Grove U.M. Church James Gunn of Hamil- al Home Chapel with Bro. Grant
tal-Golden opment, 2900 N. Rocky in Steens. Burial will Mitchell officiating.
Triangle. Point Dr., Tampa, FL ton and James Lagrone
follow at the church of Rockport, Illinois; Nathan was born August 5, 1999, in Colum-
Services 33607. cemetery. Lowndes Fu- bus, MS, to Jeffory and Katrina Gray Whitak-
will be sister, Rita Jean Guyton
neral Home is in charge of Columbus; and a er. He was a 2017 graduate of New Hope High
at 2 p.m. William Byrd of arrangements. host of grandchildren School, Columbus, MS. Nathan was a member
Saturday STANFORD, Ky. — Mr. Strait was born of the Sons of the American Legion, he enjoyed
at Abun- William Kermit Byrd, and great-grandchil-
to the late Mary Antoi- Pokemon Go, playing computer games, Anime,
dant Life Martin 79, passed away. dren.
nette Storey Strait and Deadpool and Marvel comics.
Christian Services will be at 11 Royal “Roy” Strait. He He was preceded in death by his grandfather,
Center with the Rev. a.m. Monday at Calvert was formerly self-em- Dudley Wriley Sr. Jearl Whitaker; and great-grandfathers, Alfred
Charles Mullins offici- Funeral Home Chapel ployed as a general COLUMBUS — Gray and Billy Powell.
ating. Burial will follow with the Rev. Mike contractor, a Methodist Dudley Wriley Sr., 88, Nathan is survived by son, Drake Whitaker,
at Memorial Gardens. Smith officiating. Buri- ministers and a super- died Dec. 13, 2018, in Columbus, MS; daughter, Hadlee Whitaker,
Visitation will be from al will follow at Memori- visor with Superior Columbus. Columbus, MS; wife, Taylor Whitaker, Columbus,
1-5 p.m. Friday at al Garden Cemetery in Fish in Brooksville. He Arrangements are MS; parents, Jeffory and Katrina Gray Whitaker,
Carter’s Funeral Ser- West Point. Visitation was a member of Piney incomplete and will be Columbus, MS; twin brother, Johnathan Whita-
vices. Carter’s Funeral will be from 5-7 p.m. Grove U.M. Church. announced by Centu- ker, Columbus, MS; brother, Bradley Frost,
Services is in charge of Sunday at the funeral He is survived by his ry Hairston Funeral Clarkson, MS; sisters, Isabella Whitaker, Colum-
arrangements. home. Calvert Funeral wife, Shirley Cochran Home. bus, MS and Brittany Patterson, Eupora, MS;
Mr. Martin was born Home and Fox and of Steens; daughters, grandparents, Bobby and Tonya Gray, Cedar
July 23, 1954, in Macon, Friend Funeral Home Sabrina Strait and Dennis Rogers Bluff, MS and Estelle Whitaker, Columbus, MS;
to the late Ike Murray of Stanford, Kentucky Margaret Strait; sons, CRAWFORD — great-grandmothers, Alma Powell, Cedar Bluff,
and Katie Martin. He are in charge of ar- David Strait, Paul Strait Dennis “Panna” Rog- MS and Emma Gray, Columbus, MS; aunts, Sher-
was formerly employed rangements. and Michael Strait; ers, 67, died Dec. 9, ry (Doug) Rollins and Shontessa (William) Bird;
as a machinist. Mr. Byrd was born brother, Mahlon Strait 2018, at the University uncles, Greg (Regina) Whitaker and Bobby Gray,
In addition to his par- in Webster County, to and four grandchildren. Medical Center in Jack- II, god-mother, Jessi Benson; special friend, Re-
ents, he was preceded the late Eucalis Kermit Memorials may be son. becca Barnes, Columbus, MS; numerous nieces,
in death by his broth- and Thelma Louise made to St. Jude Chil- Services will be at 11 nephews, cousins and great aunts and uncles.
ers, Sammie Martin, Sims Byrd. He was a dren’s Research Hospi- a.m. Saturday at Oak- Memorials may be made to Nathan Whitaker
Mack Arthur Martin 1958 graduate of West tal, 501 St. Jude Place, land M.B. Church with Memorial Fund, c/o Lowndes Funeral Home,
and Joseph Peoples. Point High School and Memphis, TN 38105 or the Rev. Sammie White 1131 N. Lehmberg Road, Columbus, MS 39702
He is survived by his was formerly employed to Samaritan’s Purse at officiating. Burial will or lowndesfuneralhome.net.
children, Jessica Nich- in the shipping and samaritanspurse.org. follow at the church A candlelight vigil will be held at the crash site
at the intersection of Crowe Rd. and Oswalt Rd in
the New Hope Community at 4:30 PM on Decem-
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Alabama AG taking over case
of black man killed by police
Man was shot Thanksgiving night in Alabama’s An activist who has led protests
surrounding Bradford’s death, Car-
largest shopping mall by officer who mistook him los Chaverst Jr., posted a statement
on Facebook portraying himself as
for a gunman in a shooting moments earlier having a “personal and close rela-
tionship” with Marshall and asking
The Associated Press earlier inside the Riverchase Gal- that the attorney general’s office
leria in the Birmingham suburb of step away from the case. Chaverst
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The in- Hoover, officials have said. posted a photo of himself standing
vestigation of the fatal shooting of a The officer who shot Bradford by a smiling Marshall.
black man by a police officer inside was the charging officer in about 20 Marshall’s spokesman, Mike
Alabama’s largest shopping mall is cases involving local prosecutors in Lewis, said Marshall met Chaverst
now in the hands of the state attor-
Jefferson County, where the man and another protest leader last year
ney general, he announced Thurs-
was killed, according to Marshall. at an event in Birmingham where
day.
Jefferson County’s newly elected their photograph was taken togeth-
Alabama Attorney General Steve
Marshall said at a news conference district attorney, Danny Carr, has er, but he denied there was any “re-
that his office will oversee the case “personal relationships” with some lationship” between the men.
to prevent the appearance of any of the protesters who are calling for Chaverst, 25, is among a half-doz-
possible conflicts involving local the officer to be prosecuted, Mar- en protesters who have been arrest-
officials over the fatal shooting of shall said in a letter to Carr that was ed on charges related to demonstra-
Emantic “EJ” Bradford Jr., whose released by the attorney general’s tions.
death on Thanksgiving night has office. Aside from the review of Brad-
led to nearly-daily protests. Marshall said that while he did ford’s death, Marshall said his office
The officer, whose name has not not believe any conflict existed, would take over the attempted-mur-
been released by authorities, mis- having the attorney general’s office der case against the man ultimate-
took Bradford for the gunman in a assume control of the case would ly arrested in the earlier shooting,
shooting that happened moments prevent any problems. which left another man wounded.

Court: Florida police can use ‘stand your ground’ law
By CURT ANDERSON what turned out to be an or off, and irrespective rying a rifle down a busy
AP Legal Affairs Writer air rifle. of whether the officer is street and acting errati-
Peraza’s lawyers making an arrest,” Jus- cally.
MIAMI — Florida law claimed he was immune tice Alan Lawson wrote “It’s a groundbreaking
enforcement officers can from prosecution under for the court. ruling,” said Peraza attor-
invoke the state’s “stand the stand your ground “In common under- ney Eric Schwartzreich.
your ground” self-defense law, which permits use standing, ‘person’ refers “Every law enforcement
law to protect them from of deadly force when a to a ‘human being,’ which officer in the state of
criminal prosecution in person has a legitimate is not occupation-specif- Florida can go to work
some instances of deadly fear of “imminent death ic and plainly includes and do their job and not
force, the state Supreme or great bodily harm.” human beings serving worry about being sec-
Court ruled unanimously The justices agreed with as law enforcement offi- ond-guessed.”
Thursday. two lower court rulings, cers,” he added. But David Schoen, an
The court issued its which concluded that the Peraza shot 33-year- attorney for the McBean
7-0 decision in the case of law applies to law enforce- old Jermaine McBean family, called the decision
Peter Peraza, a Broward ment officers the same as during a confrontation a “slap in the face” to hon-
County sheriff’s deputy anyone else. with deputies at his apart- est law enforcement offi-
charged with manslaugh- “Simply put, a law ment complex. Several cers and to anyone who
ter in the 2013 fatal shoot- enforcement officer is a people had called 911 to might come forward to
ing of a man carrying ‘person’ whether on duty report a man openly car- report police misconduct.

Obituaries
Continued from Page 4A

James Holley parents, he was preced- will be at 1 p.m. Satur- at Otts Funeral Home.
SULLIGENT, Ala. — ed in death by his son, day at Pleasant Ridge Otts Funeral Home was
James Henry Holley, 97, Larry James Holley; Cemetery in Sulligent in charge of arrange-
died Dec. 11, 2018, at sisters, Nell Barnes, with Charles Flippo ments.
Baptist Memorial Hos- Annie Rose Westbrook officiating. Mr. Colburn was
pital-Golden Triangle. and Jean Collier; and Infant Taylor was born Nov. 15, 1995, in
Services will be at 2 brother, Joe Holley. born to Christopher Amory, to Anita Jane
p.m. Saturday at Chan- He is survived by his Lee Allen Taylor Sr. and Colburn. He attended
dler Funeral Home son, Eddie Holley of Victoria Mickelberg. Hamilton schools and
Chapel with Keith Hamilton; daughter, Le- In addition to his was formerly employed
Rhudy, Frank Miller nora Holley of Madison; parents, he is survived in the electrical field.
and David Myhan offici- sister, Sarah Crowley; by his sisters, Ashlei He was a member of
ating. Burial will follow one grandchild; and and Allison Mickelberg Unleavened Bread
at Friendship South two great-grandchil- of Beaverton. Church in Detroit.
Cemetery. Visitation dren. In addition to his
will be from 12:30-2 Pallbearers will be Isaiah Colburn mother, he is survived
p.m. prior to services. James Barnes, Anthony GUIN, Ala. — Isaiah by his brother, Jonathan
Chandler Funeral Burnett, Joseph Bur- Amoz Willie Colburn, Jehosophat Colburn of
Home is in charge of nett, Dennis Collier, 23, died Nov. 27, 2018. Detroit; and sister, Lon-
arrangements. Mark Collier and Lon- Services were at na Johnson of Guin.
Mr. Holley was born nie Westbrook. 2 p.m. Dec. 8, 2018,
Oct. 5, 1921, in Vernon, at Rocky Grove M.B. David Stanford
to the late Lonnie Pink Christopher Taylor Jr. Church in Hamilton, STARKVILLE —
“LP” and Ethel Holley. BEAVERTON, Ala. Alabama with the Rev. David Stanford died
He was a U.S. Navy vet- — Infant Christopher David Lesuer and Betty Dec. 13, 2018, at OCH
eran and served during Lee Allen Taylor Jr. Gardner officiating. Medical Center.
World War II. He was died Nov. 30, 2018, at Burial followed at the Arrangements are
formerly owner of a dry DCH in Tuscaloosa, church cemetery. Vis- incomplete and will be
goods store. Alabama. itation was held from announced by Lowndes
In addition to his Graveside services 6-7 p.m. Dec. 7, 2018, Funeral Home.

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Mississippi voices
Bold criminal justice reform is needed
I spoke at the population while Research has shown there men and women currently in issues that were discussed
first Mississippi maintaining strong are better ways to prevent our prisons that will one day be by more than one hundred
Summit on Criminal public safety. Since crime than filling our jails back with their families and in criminal justice stakeholders at
Justice Reform on the historic overhaul and prisons to capacity. To be the Mississippi workforce. the Summit on Criminal Justice
Tuesday about the of our sentencing sure, there are individuals that Additionally, despite evi- Reform. Even with the progress
need to invest in laws in 2014, we’ve deserve to never leave prison dence that incarceration does we’ve seen during my adminis-
proven public safety experienced de- for the rest of their life due not reduce drug use or over- tration with the criminal justice
strategies. Those in clines in both crime to violent crimes and being a dose deaths, the number of system, considerable work
attendance heard and imprisonment danger to society. And then people sentenced to prison for remains to reduce the number
similar testimonials rates. But there is there are those that we’re mad drug offenses is growing faster of people in jail or prison and
from legislators, still work to be done. at for making bad decisions, than other types of crime in our increase opportunities for
judges, law enforce- I’ve spoken to sometimes habitually, but pose state. This is clearly due to the success once they leave the sys-
ment officials, and Phil Bryant people all over the no threat to the public. These opioid abuse epidemic that, like tem and rejoin society. I have
families impacted state who tell me individuals must also be held the nation, Mississippi hasn’t worked on the federal level with
by incarceration, all of whom they want a criminal justice sys- fully accountable, but also be been immune to in our com- President Trump on the FIRST
are ready to see Mississippi tem that prioritizes strong fam- able to reenter society with a munities. We must hold people Step Act and seen firsthand this
take the next step on criminal ilies and safe communities, and much higher success rate than responsible, but alternatives is a bipartisan issue with strong
justice reform. reflects the Christian values of we’re currently seeing. Mis- to incarceration such as drug support. I am hopeful the Mis-
There is no doubt we have rehabilitation and redemption. sissippi taxpayers spend more court or probation are more ef- sissippi Legislature will take
made important progress in Doing everything we can to than $300 million on the prison fective and cost much less than these issues up in the new year
recent years. Mississippi’s ensure individuals in our cor- system each year, and we can prison sentences. Safely helping and adopt meaningful criminal
prison population was at an rectional facilities are prepared follow the lead of other con- people turn their lives around in justice reforms for the people of
all-time high when I took office, to successfully return to society servative states to get a better the community is better for our Mississippi.
and I’m proud of the changes and not end up back in prison is return on that investment while families and economy. Phil Bryant is the governor of
we’ve made to reduce the prison of the highest priority. also better equipping those These are just some of the the state of Mississippi.

Mississippi voices

AG opinion will
strengthen state
legislature
Every year around this
time, the Mississippi Legis-
lature develops a variety of
policies and bills designed to
reinvent or reform public edu-
cation — school choice, high-
stakes testing, letter grades
for school performance, you
name it.
Sadly, teachers are very
rarely a part of these edu-
cation reform initiatives,
and they have been actively Kate Farabaugh
discouraged from participat-
ing in the legislative process thanks to bills that have
been introduced over the years, such as the one to
prohibit educators from contacting their legislators
during working hours. And even more disheartening,
Mississippi teachers have been excluded from serv-
ing as legislators due to a regulation of the Public Em-
ployees Retirement System (PERS) that, for decades,
has forced educators and other public employees to
SLIMANTICS

Real criminal justice reform
forfeit their retirement benefits if elected to serve in
our Legislature.
In contrast, state retirees may be elected as

means comprehensive changes
mayors or county supervisors without having to lose
access to their retirement benefits. These regulations
have discouraged qualified candidates from running
for state legislative offices, where they could provide
first-hand knowledge and experience to positively This week’s crimi- no explanation for that vocational programs for those
impact important policy decisions. These current nal justice summit in has been provided by who are incarcerated.
restrictions stifle competition for legislative seats to Jackson was hailed as the state’s Department It means shifting the emphasis
a milestone moment of Corrections. from punishment to rehabilita-
the benefit of incumbents only.
in criminal justice Whatever “prog- tion.
Thankfully, there is hope. On November 29, Attor-
reform, drawing ress” the Governor It means looking at this prob-
ney General Jim Hood issued an opinion stating that
speakers from both claims, it can only be lem not just in terms of reducing
beneficiaries of PERS may now serve as state legisla-
the political left and described as incre- the short-term costs. In fact,
tors without having to sacrifice their retirement ben-
right in addressing mental and, in the some of these measures will
efits, as long as certain conditions are met. Retirees
a problem that both big scheme of things, require more funding to imple-
will no longer be penalized for public service in the
sides agree has had a insignificant. ment, which will certainly test
Legislature. This opinion was written in response to a
devastating affect on Last year, the first our resolve.
request made by Senator Sollie Norwood of Jackson,
our state. Slim Smith step toward meaning- It also means considering the
a former community services director at the Mis-
Mississippi’s high ful reform — House idea of “public safety” from a
sissippi Department of Human Services, who is not rate of incarceration Bill 387 — passed more enlightened perspective.
able to draw his state retirement while serving in the (third and fifth highest based on through the Legislature, a law Public safety does not benefit
Mississippi Legislature. how the numbers are calculated) that prevented people on parole/ from harsh sentences and harsh
We at the Mississippi Public Education PAC sup- has, at long last, drawn some real probation from being returned conditions. It does not benefit
port this opinion because we believe education policy bi-partisan attention. to custody for an inability to pay from families who are separated
should be guided by educators — local leaders who Among the speakers at the fines. The bill also allowed for for unreasonable amounts of time
can offer a wealth of knowledge and, importantly, summit were Gov. Phil Bryant, those on probation/parole to meet simply to satisfy the misguided
real-world experience for strengthening our schools. who has called for “bold action” with the parole/probation officers fear and anger represented by the
Additionally, Hood’s opinion has the potential to offer on criminal justice reform, via Skype, which is a big deal for old “eye for an eye” attitudes.
Mississippians a stronger and more diverse pool of although how “bold action” is those former inmates for whom The life of an ex-convict is
qualified, educated and talented candidates, namely defined is the most salient point. transportation is an issue. harsh even under the best of
the more than 321,000 public employees enrolled in As is his custom, Bryant That’s an important step, but circumstances. To be a convicted
our state’s retirement system. frames the need for reform by not- it’s just the first. felon means taking a place at the
Throughout the country, educators are running for ing the progress that has already Real reform means less puni- end of every line. It means fewer
statewide office in record numbers. According to a been made during his adminis- tive sentencing for those whose opportunities, less hope and less
recent Education Week analysis, at least 177 current tration. The number of people in crimes warrant incarceration. incentive to “make good.”
teachers filed to run for state legislative seats in 2018, state prisons had decreased by It means more alternatives to Each year, the state spends
and at least 43 of them won their races. Most of these roughly 4,000 since he took of- prison for non-violent offenders hundreds of millions of dollars
educators are first-time candidates from states like fice, although it’s unclear exactly (our state’s drug courts have to prosecute and imprison those
Arizona, Kentucky, Oklahoma and West Virginia. what Bryant has had to do with seen funding yo-yo back and who have violated the law, but that
While these teachers may have little political expe- any of that. forth almost on a whim). It means cost is exponentially higher when
rience, they do have an intense desire to use their The fact is, progress in reduc- providing an adequate number of the effect on a family’s household
background in education to improve their states’ ing the prison population pretty public defenders for those who income is considered. And there
public schools. much mirrors what is happening cannot afford attorneys (there is are some costs associated with
But Hood’s opinion doesn’t just benefit state nation-wide. There is little to cel- always money for more district excessive punishment that cannot
employees who work in the education sector. It also ebrate, Bryant’s claims notwith- attorney’s offices, but strangely be calculated — the human costs
affects those working in health care, public safety and standing. little to none for increasing the and the costs to society.
economic development. Let’s support this change in As of November 1, there numbers of public defenders). If the Governor does indeed
PERS policy so that we can elect legislators with the were 21,174 people held in our It means restoring voting want bold action, the Legislature
skills and experiences we need to address our state’s state prisons (fifth highest rate rights to those who have com- should take him at his word.
problems and help put Mississippi on the path to a per 100,000 in population) and pleted their sentences. It means It’s time for real reform, not
stronger future. roughly 30,000 prisoners total bringing uniform sentencing to just the appearance of reform.
Kate Farabaugh of Tupelo is a founding board mem- when those held in local, county our courts — a crime committed We’ve seen far too little of the
ber of the Mississippi Public Education PAC. A gradu- and federal custody are factored in one county should carry the former and far too much of the
ate of the Tupelo Public School District (TPSD), she has into the equation. That’s the third same sentence it does in another. latter.
been involved in Tupelo’s public schools since her oldest highest incarceration rate in the It means providing tax incentives Slim Smith is a columnist and
child first started kindergarten. In 2015, Farabaugh nation. for businesses who will agree to feature writer for The Dispatch.
was named Parent of the Year for both the TPSD and In the month of August, 13 hire former inmates. It means His email address is ssmith@cdis-
Mississippi’s First Congressional District. people died in state custody and providing better educational and patch.com.
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Alex Holloway/Dispatch Staff
Kristen Edelblute, a volunteer with Starkville Poverty Coalition’s Christmas Co-op, helps participant Stephanie
Cannon, right, wrap gifts. The co-op included workshops for participants and allowed them to pick from donated
toys for their children.

Co-op
Continued from Page 1A
al dozen participants at through church. Cannon cess to address some of your child or my child,
a Christmas Co-op the is unemployed and said the psychological symp- or ‘I don’t have any kids’
Starkville Poverty Coa- she took the parenting toms of chronic poverty or ‘all my kids are grown
lition hosted at Trinity class Thursday. and to be encouraging.” and gone’ — it’s a commu-
Presbyterian Church on As she browsed the toy nity effort to help produce
Thursday. The first-time
event was in its first of
collection for gifts for her ‘It takes a community’ successful kids into adult-
twin sons, she said she Fran Brock, with Mis- hood. I think this is just
two days, with a morning found the co-op tremen- sissippi State University’s another one of the oppor-
session on Thursday and dously helpful. Extension Service, and tunities in our area that
another to follow this eve- “It was a great idea,” Barbara Culberson, with affords an opportunity for
ning. she said. “Especially for Emerson Family School, the community to come
It offered participants a parent that needs the taught the healthy life- together and help each
workshops to help with help.” styles and parenting other.”
their daily lives and also a Entrekin said the co- workshops, respectively. Entrekin said
chance to pick out Christ- op sought to make the Brock said knowl- Starkville’s generosity for
mas gifts for their chil- sign-up process as simple the co-op was “humbling.”
edge for healthy habits
dren. as possible. “It’s also encouraging
are important, especially
Kathryn Entrekin, “People who need as- thinking about future
around the Thanksgiv-
a facilitator with the sistance and are used to tasks,” she said. “With
ing and Christmas, when
Starkville Poverty Coali- going and asking for it people can gain five to 10 this being a little more
tion, said the Christmas fill out paperwork all the pounds. developmental and not be-
Co-op is meant to offer a time and they always have Culberson said she ing a strict charity model,
second wave of support
to prove things,” she said. taught her class partic- you never know how peo-
near Christmas, after
“It’s a lot of red tape. It’s ipants that parenting is ple are going to react to
programs like Angel Tree
a lot of going through the “the job of a lifetime,” and that. It was encouraging
and Adopt-a-Family have
system, and it can be de- that programs such as with this style, to intro-
reached who they can.
humanizing, discourag- the co-op are important duce it to the community
“In the past, Helping
ing and very frustrating. assets to help raise chil- and for them to be so ex-
Hands’ Adopt-a-Family,
and currently Angel Tree, So we wanted this to be a dren. cited about it.”
always require interviews simpler, encouraging, no- “It takes a commu-
in October and there are questions-asked type pro- nity,” she said. “ It’s not
some requirements that
go along with that,” she
said. “Those things are
wonderful, but we wanted
to be a second wave closer
to Christmas when people
are thinking about Christ-
mas a little more.”

‘No questions asked’
Entrekin said 68 adults,
representing 145 children
12 years and younger,
signed up for the co-op.
The program is a rough-
ly two-hour process, with
participants picking from
three offered classes.
On Thursday, the avail-
able classes focused on
healthy lifestyles, parent-
ing and building resourc-
es.
“We want our work-
shops to be a bridge be-
tween us and long-term
resources and adult edu-
cation that’s offered year-
round by great people,”
Entrekin said.
After that, the par-
ticipants went to Trinity
Presbyterian’s fellowship
hall, where they could
have refreshments while
picking from hundreds of
community-donated toys
for their children.
Shields, who found out
about the co-op from her
mother, said she was very
thankful for the generosi-
ty on display through the
donated toys.
“It’s very good,” she
said. “It’s been a real
blessing for me and my
family.”
Stephanie Cannon, an-
other participant, said she
found out about the co-op

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SHS
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tion at SHS. Online
With about 40 students n VIDEO: View a video of the winning
separated into 12 competing Rube Goldberg machine at https://
groups, the school’s east wing youtu.be/1CqeJgqRKoc.
hallway was crowded and
stocked with machines work- and dependable. ... I’ve never
ing throughout the morning. had somebody do anything
Complicated machines were si- with that remote control like
multaneously popping balloons, that with the plane.”
dumping buckets, chopping
celery, recycling and placing
Mickey Mouse in a Christmas
Building success
Peagler has held Rube
basket.
Goldberg competitions since
Rube Goldberg machines he came to SHS four years
are named for the American ago. This year, unlike most,
cartoonist and sculptor who, each project was successful.
in the 1940s, drew cartoons Originally, the class project
depicting a series of coordinat- was designed to help recruit
ed gadgets completing simple students to taking the physics
tasks. class. In year one, Peagler said
he had about 30 students. Now
A complicated machine his classes total more than 80.
The winning team consisted “Mr. Peagler’s class is really
of Fairley, and seniors Made- famous for these projects,
line Tegt, Gloria Zhang and so I was always interested in
Elizabeth Leigh. Their ma- building one,” Tegt said. “It just
chine worked without a hitch. seems really simple, but when
It started by placing a mar- you go to build it, it’s a lot more
ble on a marble track, winding complicated than I imagined.”
downhill and gathering speed. Peagler said the students
When the track ended, the Mary Pollitz/Dispatch Staff had a little more than a month
marble hit a deck of cards onto Starkville High School students Madeline Tegt, Gloria Zhang and James Fairley watch their Rube to brainstorm and construct a
a see-saw, causing a weight to Goldberg machine closely Thursday morning at the school. The group built a machine to push a cup
project outside of class. Its pur-
of coins into a pot of gold for their physics class project. The students’ machine won Best of Show in
rise with a pulley mechanism. pose is to apply the knowledge
a contest Thursday.
The pulley twisted a screw and skills from his course to a
which hit another ball that “We made steps that would learned was that everything “This is my plane, so I have “real-life” scenario in a hands-
rolled down an incline to a race make the end goal happen. The may not come together and to set up the dominoes the right on way.
car. hardest part was definitely the adjustments have to be made. way,” Fairley said. “We needed “It’s a good project,” Pea-
The race car rolled down pulley and the screw.” “The biggest thing I’ve some type of fan for wind pow- gler said. “We’re trying to use
a ramp hitting dominoes, Tegt said each member learned is teamwork,” Tegt er. I was thinking of all the fans the content to teach the skills
knocking a ball down a paper worked on specific areas to cre- said. “I learned angles and that we could use, but I remem- the kids need going forward.
towel tube and rolled onto a ate the machine. Since the stu- how energy works. We had bered I had a plane that could We’re giving them a challenge
remote control, which turned dents could only work outside to have the perfect angles on produce a lot of power.” that has constraints and forces
the propellers on an airplane the classroom, meeting with all everything. If we didn’t have Peagler was particularly them to work together to build
duct taped to a chair. Once members proved difficult. enough momentum or energy, impressed with the group’s this very specific machine.
the airplane produced enough “I learned not to procrasti- (the marble) wouldn’t knock creativity and consistency. Some of my kids who struggle a
wind, it pushed a boat made of nate,” Fairley said. “I panicked the cards down, which was a “They were very articu- little bit more in the class, they
a pool noodle on a tethered line a little bit as it got closer. It’s problem for a while.” late,” Peagler said. “It’s a good were able to contribute in ways
and knocked a cup full of coins very unpredictable and learn- Like most of the Rube group. Whenever I found out they haven’t been able to in the
into a pot. ing how much force we need Goldberg machines, the group that group was going to work classroom, (and) using all the
“We worked backwards, and it’s just been trial and error pulled existing resources from together, I knew it was going ideas and engineering process
we started with the idea of to perfect anything.” everyone’s houses to create the to be something good. They’re to really flesh that out. It was a
dumping the gold,” Tegt said. Collectively what they mass project. very good kids, very reliable lot of work for all of them.”
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WOMEN’S
COLLEGE
B
SECTION

BASKETBALL

Wallace,
Owls
improve
to 10-2
From Special Reports

Former Columbus High
School standout Rokila
Wallace had a game-high
21 points Thursday night
to lead the Mississippi
University for Women’s
women’s basketball team
David Miller/Special to The Dispatch to a 74-68 victory against
Jamie Tollison competes in a Super Late Model race at Columbus Speedway in 2017. Columbus Speedway promoter Rod Taylor has Philander Smith College
added the Super Late Model division to the track’s weekly shows for 2019. at Pohl Gymnasium.
Wallace was 6-for-11

super late models coming to Columbus
from the field and 9-for-13
from the free-throw line to
help the Owls improve to
10-2. She also had three
By DAVID MILLER to afford it.” rebounds, two assists, and
Special to The Dispatch Columbus Speedway promoter Taylor estimates The payouts for weekly three steals.

Super Late Model racing having Super Late Models in 20 shows for 2019 season shows will be depend on car
count, like the rest of the divi-
Keyahna Jones had 13
points and a game-high
has a new home at Columbus of 12 rebounds. Tenazhia
the Mississippi State Champi- that he hopes drives down the sions. Taylor hopes to offset the
Speedway. Hinkson went 5-for-12
onship Challenge Series and at cost of racing Super Late Mod- potential for lower payouts by
After more than a month’s from the field, 2-for-5 be-
larger sanctioned shows. Mag- els and creates an even plane limiting the expense of getting
worth of meetings with engine yond the arc, and 4-for-6 at
nolia Motor Speedway cut the for competitors. on the track. First, he will allow
builders, drivers and potential the free-throw line for 16
division several years ago, but Taylor estimates having Su- drivers to use American Racer
sponsors, Rod Taylor, promot- points. She also had seven
er at Columbus Speedway, has Greenville Speedway continues per Late Models in 20 shows tires, which are roughly $40
rebounds and two assists.
added the fledgling — and most to run the division in its weekly next season, beginning with cheaper per tire than Hoosier,
“The Owls played a very
expensive — division in South- shows, despite an average turn- the Winter Classic in late Feb- the preferred brand of most
good team tonight,” The
ern dirt racing to the track’s out of five cars. ruary 2019. sanctioning bodies, he said.
W coach Howard White
weekly shows. Still, Taylor believes there’s “It’s about opening another American Racer tires will be
Jr. said. “They are a great
The decision is a tricky one an opportunity to become a door that’s been closed a long allowed for use in all other divi- 3-point shooting team, but
— most tracks have all but elim- destination point for Super time,” Taylor said, “and giving sions that aren’t affiliated with we were aggressive on the
inated Super Late Model racing Late Model racers, particularly drivers an option. Super Late the Durrence Layne divisions, offensive end of the floor,
from weekly lineups because of those who are on a limited bud- Model racing is becoming a like Sportsman and 604 Late attacking them on every
low car counts and the expec- get. He has adopted a diverse dying breed, and what we’re do- Models. possession and getting to
tancy of higher payouts. The set of rules and allowances — ing will be key for the average Drivers still will have the the foul line. Defensively,
division mostly lives through shocks, motors, and tires — working-class driver to be able See SPEEDWAY, 4B we were solid and didn’t
allow their offense to ex-
plode for big runs. We
See THE W, 4B
MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL
Peters stops being ‘distraction,’ Bulldogs
set for
starts being ‘leader’ for MSU longest
road trip
By Bret t Hudson
bhudson@cdispatch.com
Game 10
n Cincinnati, 7:30 p.m. Saturday
STARKVILLE — Lovely Peters (SEC Network; WKBB-FM 100.9,
is convinced the only thing that can WFCA-FM 107.9). STARKVILLE
stop her son, Lamar, is himself. Teaira McCowan and
Throughout Lamar’s youth, Love- Inside Jazzmun Holmes were
ly Peters saw her son set goals for n MORE COLLEGE BASKETBALL: The sophomores in 2016 when
himself and meet all of them, so Villanova and Kansas men will meet the Mississippi State
when Lamar hit a rough patch early Saturday in a rematch of the 2018 Final women’s basketball team
in his Mississippi State men’s basket- Four. Page 3B logged 17,190 miles of
ball career, Lovely — and everyone non-conference travel.
the semifinals of the National Invita- The Bulldogs traveled
around Lamar in Starkville — put the
tion Tournament (NIT). to Maine,
attention on him. His actions were
This season, Lamar Peter has con- Biloxi,
the only reason he wasn’t playing up
tinued to show the best he has to offer. Hawaii,
to his usual standard
That version of the junior point guard Iowa, and
“I pretty much knew it, but it’s
is in top 20 in the Southeastern Confer- California
hard for me,” Lamar Peters said in
ence in scoring (14.2 points per game) and came
the preseason. “When I bought into
and fifth in assists (5.7 per game) and
Mississippi State Athletic Media Relations out with
that, everything started going well.” Mississippi State junior point guard Lamar Peters is in a 12-0
The first signs showed late last assist-to-turnover ratio (2.1). He also is the top 20 in the Southeastern Conference in scoring record, Adam
season, when Peters played well sixth in the league in 3-point shooting (14.2 points per game) and fifth in assists (5.7 per which
down the stretch and in MSU’s run to See PETERS, 3B game) and assist-to-turnover ratio (2.1). Minichino
was good
for the
third-best start in school
history. At the time, the
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Winter Meetings Bulldogs were the only
undefeated team in the

Encarnacion, Santana move in trade that wraps up event Southeastern Conference,
and one of 11 nationally.
The tests in that
By BEN WALKER clubs gathered financial, medi- In the biggest trade of the non-conference gaunt-
The Associated Press along the Strip, cal and analyti- week, the Indians brought back let included victories
no one went all cal components, Santana and sent the slugging against then-No. 8 Texas,
LAS VEGAS — Carlos in. that’s virtually Encarnacion to Seattle. The up-and-coming Oregon,
Santana and Jeurys Familia Hometown impossible. Rays received highly prized Iowa State that snapped
found friendly landing spots, slugger Bryce “There’s a lot infielder Yandy Diaz in a swap the Cyclones’ 96-game
Edwin Encarnacion took off for Harper stayed of great agents that also included a couple more non-conference home
a more uncertain future. Joe put, Manny who have done players, cash and a draft pick. winning streak, Little
Kelly joined the team he helped Encarnacion Santana Rock, and USC. MSU
Machado didn’t big high-profile The Rays also have a pending
beat in the World Series, the move. A lot of deals that are in- deal with All-Star pitcher Char- faced opponents with
Milwaukee Brewers boosted trade talk about Corey Kluber, volved with these guys, so con- lie Morton. different styles in venues
their imposing bullpen. Noah Syndergaard, and J.T. tracts have gotten more compli- “Looking at history, I think that were rocking and
The winter meetings Realmuto, but no deals. cated in recent years with the to expect to come out of the other that were signifi-
wrapped up Thursday with Blame that, maybe, on a new opt-outs and various deferrals winter meetings with as many cantly quieter. Through it
a three-team trade involving way of doing business. and other mechanisms that it’s things either completed or pos- all, MSU answered every
Cleveland, Seattle, and Tampa In older days, a general man- very possible that in the end we sible as we have is not some- challenge and emerged
Bay, plus a couple more reliev- agers or agent would’ve met see something that we haven’t thing that you can expect,” with a No. 5 ranking in
ers reached free-agent deals. around the blackjack table or seen before in terms of deal Rays senior vice president of The Associated Press
Even so, baseball fans roulette wheel in the wee hours structure,” White Sox General baseball operations Chaim poll. At the time, the
might’ve felt a bit cheated this and hammered out a swap on a Manager Rick Hahn said. Bloom said. ranking was the highest
week. Because even after all handshake. Now, with so many Well said. See WINTER, 4B See MINICHINO, 4B
2B Friday, December 14, 2018 The Dispatch • www.cdispatch.com

briefly CALENDAR Basketball Cheez-It Bowl
At Phoenix
California (7-5) vs. TCU (6-6), 8 p.m. (ESPN)
Dylan Frittelli, South Africa........................... 69
Darren Fichardt, South Africa....................... 69
David Drysdale, Scotland............................. 69
NBA Pablo Larrazabal, Spain................................ 69

Local Prep Basketball
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division
W L Pct GB
Thursday, Dec. 27
Independence Bowl
At Shreveport, Louisiana
Liam Johnson, Scotland................................ 69
Brandon Stone, South Africa........................ 69
Robert Karlsson, Sweden............................. 69
Heritage Academy baseball team will have fundraiser Today’s Games Toronto
Philadelphia
23 7 .767 —
19 10 .655 3½
Temple (8-4) vs. Duke (7-5), 12:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Pinstripe Bowl
Ben Evans, England...................................... 70
David Lipsky, United States.......................... 70
The Heritage Academy baseball team will have a wide array West Lowndes at Columbus Boston 17 10 .630 4½ At Bronx, New York Bernd Wiesberger, Austria............................ 70
of items up for auction from 6-8 p.m. Saturday at a fundraiser in the Miami (7-5) vs. Wisconsin (7-5), 4:15 p.m. Marc Warren, Scotland................................. 70
Louisville at West Point Brooklyn
New York
11 18 .379 11½
8 21 .276 14½ (ESPN) Oliver Wilson, England.................................. 70
school’s Student Activity Building. Southeast Lauderdale at Noxubee County Southeast Division Texas Bowl Ockie Strydom, South Africa........................ 70
There is no cost to attend the auction, which will feature raffle priz- W L Pct GB At Houston Erik Van Rooyen, South Africa..................... 70
Itawamba AHS at Aberdeen Charlotte 14 13 .519 — Baylor (6-6) vs. Vanderbilt (6-6), 8 p.m. (ESPN) Adri Arnaus, Spain........................................ 70
es, food, and refreshments. Among the items at the auction, which also Robert MacIntyre, Scotland.......................... 70
Starkville Academy at Heritage Academy Orlando 13 15 .464 1½
Also
will include opportunities to make silent bids, will be electronics, tickets Miami 11 16 .407 3 Friday, Dec. 28
to games, condominium stays, gift certificates, and other items. Marshall Academy at Oak Hill Academy Washington 11 17 .393 3½ Music City Bowl Sean Crocker, United States........................ 73
Chase Koepka, United States....................... 73
Atlanta 6 21 .222 8 At Nashville, Tennessee
Columbus Christian vs. Lee Arkansas (Memphis) Central Division Purdue (6-6) vs. Auburn (7-5), 12:30 p.m. Kurt Kitayama, United States........................ 77
(ESPN)
Saturday’s Games W L Pct GB

Mississippi State New Hope at West Point
Milwaukee
Indiana
18 9 .667 —
18 10 .643 ½
Camping World Bowl
At Orlando, Florida
West Virginia (8-3) vs. Syracuse (9-3),
Hockey
Magnolia Heights at Heritage Academy Detroit 13 13 .500 4½
4:15 p.m. (ESPN) NHL
Relay teams honored for nation’s best times in 2018 Hound Dog Classic
Cleveland
Chicago
7 21 .250 11½
6 23 .207 13 Alamo Bowl EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division
STARKVILLE — The United States Track and Field and Cross WESTERN CONFERENCE At San Antonio
Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) recognized two Mississip- At Tupelo Southwest Division Iowa State (8-4) vs. Washington State (10-2), GP W L OT Pts GF GA
Tampa Bay 33 25 7 1 51 134 92
W L Pct GB 8 p.m. (ESPN)
pi State relay teams Thursday for holding the nation’s top times in 2018. Starkville (girls) at Tupelo, 7 p.m. Memphis 16 11 .593 —
Toronto 32 21 10 1 43 114 89
Saturday, Dec. 29 Buffalo 32 19 9 4 42 98 92
MSU’s men’s 4x800-meter and shuttle hurdle relay teams earned Starkville (boys) at Tupelo, 8:30 p.m. Dallas
San Antonio
15 12 .556 1
15 14 .517 2 Peach Bowl Boston 31 17 10 4 38 85 79
Montreal 32 16 11 5 37 103 105
the coaches’ association’s Accusplit Relay Award for their NCAA-best
and program-record marks this past season. Both times were run at the
Prep Soccer New Orleans
Houston
15 15 .500 2½
13 14 .481 3
At Atlanta
Florida (9-3) vs. Michigan (10-2), 11 a.m.
(ESPN)
Detroit
Ottawa
32 14 14 4 32 93 107
32 13 15 4 30 106 125
Northwest Division
Penn Relays to win Championship of America wheels in April. Today’s Matches W L Pct GB Belk Bowl Florida 30 11 13 6 28 97 110
At Charlotte, North Carolina Metropolitan Division
“It’s always an honor to be recognized for all your hard work and New Hope at Louisville, 5 p.m. Denver
Oklahoma City
18 9 .667 —
17 9 .654 ½ South Carolina (7-5) vs. Virginia (7-5), 11 a.m. GP W L OT Pts GF GA
(ABC) Washington 30 18 9 3 39 112 92
outstanding accomplishments,” MSU interim coach Chris Woods said. Columbus at Nettleton, 5 p.m. Portland 15 13 .536 3½
Arizona Bowl Columbus 31 17 12 2 36 106 103
Utah 14 15 .483 5
“Hopefully, in 2019, we will be able to earn more of these types of Washington School at Starkville Academy, 5 p.m. Minnesota 13 15 .464 5½ At Tucson, Arizona N.Y. Islanders 30 14 12 4 32 85 88
Arkansas State (8-4) vs. Nevada (7-5), Pittsburgh 30 13 11 6 32 101 98
awards. Our kids deserve all the credit for this honor.” Pacific Division
On April 27, the shuttle hurdle relay team of Willie-Lionel Reed,
Starkville at Kosciusko, 5:30 p.m. W L Pct GB 12:15 p.m. (CBSSN) N.Y. Rangers 30 14 13 3 31 88 98
Carolina 30 13 13 4 30 76 87
Cotton Bowl Classic
Men’s College Basketball
Golden State 19 10 .655 — Philadelphia 29 12 13 4 28 91 107
Ro’Derick Spears, Herbert Wise III, and Charles Brockman III post L.A. Clippers 17 11 .607 1½ At Arlington, Texas
CFP Semifinal, Notre Dame (12-0) vs. Clemson New Jersey 29 10 13 6 26 88 105
L.A. Lakers 17 11 .607 1½
a school-record time of 57.04 seconds at Franklin Field. That perfor- Saturday’s Games Sacramento 15 12 .556 3 (13-0), 3 p.m. (ESPN) WESTERN CONFERENCE
Orange Bowl Central Division
mance gave MSU its first men’s shuttle hurdle Championship of Amer- Phoenix 5 24 .172 14
ica. It also broke the group’s previous record set March 31 at the Pepsi
Southern Miss at Wichita State, 4:30 p.m. At Miami Gardens, Florida
Nashville
GP W L OT Pts GF GA
32 21 10 1 43 102 81
Thursday’s Games CFP Semifinal, Oklahoma (12-1) vs. Alabama
Florida Relays. That team holds the top four times in Bulldog history. Cincinnati at Mississippi State, 7:30 p.m. Houston 126, L.A. Lakers 111 (13-0), 7 p.m. (ESPN) Winnipeg 31 20 9 2 42 112 87
Colorado 31 17 9 5 39 112 94
The next day, Daniel Nixon, Kenya Small, Dejon Devroe, and
Marco Arop made up the award-winning 4x800 squad that ran a time
Women’s College Basketball San Antonio 125, L.A. Clippers 87
Orlando 97, Chicago 91
Phoenix 99, Dallas 89
Monday, Dec. 31
Military Bowl
Minnesota
Dallas
31 17 12 2 36 100 89
32 16 13 3 35 88 87

of 7 minutes, 14.16 seconds, which shattered the 11-year-old school
Today’s Game Today’s Games At Annapolis, Maryland
Cincinnati (10-2) vs. Virginia Tech (6-6),
St. Louis
Chicago
29 11 14 4 26 82 97
33 10 18 5 25 93 124
Atlanta at Boston, 6 p.m.
record by more than six seconds. That mark also was faster than any Mississippi State at Southern Mississippi, 6 p.m. New York at Charlotte, 6 p.m. 11 a.m. (ESPN) Pacific Division
Sun Bowl GP W L OT Pts GF GA
time the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Saturday’s Games Indiana at Philadelphia, 6:30 p.m.
Milwaukee at Cleveland, 6:30 p.m. At El Paso, Texas Calgary 32 20 10 2 42 113 90
Stanford (8-4) vs. Pittsburgh (7-6), 1 p.m. (CBS) Anaheim 33 17 11 5 39 87 97
recognized that year. To be recognized, all four relay members must be Mississippi University for Women at Huntingdon Washington at Brooklyn, 6:30 p.m.
Redbox Bowl San Jose 33 17 11 5 39 105 100
Miami at Memphis, 7 p.m.
from the same country. College, 2 p.m. Golden State at Sacramento, 9 p.m. Santa Clara, Calif. Edmonton 32 17 12 3 37 92 96
Michigan State (7-5) vs. Oregon (8-4), 2 p.m. Vegas 33 18 14 1 37 99 93
In that record-breaking performance, Devroe had a split of 1:46.00, Oklahoma City at Denver, 9 p.m. Vancouver 34 14 16 4 32 101 115
just a tenth of a second off the top-10 800 splits in Penn Relays history, Ole Miss at Louisiana Tech, 2 p.m. Toronto at Portland, 9 p.m. (FOX)
Liberty Bowl Arizona 30 13 15 2 28 77 83
Saturday’s Games
while Arop finished in 1:46.85. Sunday’s Game Utah vs. Orlando at Mexico City, 4 p.m. At Memphis, Tenn.
Missouri (8-4) vs. Oklahoma State (6-6),
Los Angeles 33 11 20 2 24 72 102
Boston at Detroit, 6 p.m.
MSU will open up indoor season Jan. 11 at the UAB Blazer Invita- Northwestern State at Alabama, 2 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Charlotte, 6 p.m.
2:45 p.m. (ESPN) NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for
overtime loss. Top three teams in each division
tional at the Birmingham CrossPlex in Birmingham, Alabama.
n Baseball team will hold winter camps: At Starkville, the base- Junior College Basketball Houston at Memphis, 7 p.m.
Chicago at San Antonio, 7:30 p.m.
L.A. Clippers at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m.
Holiday Bowl
At San Diego
and two wild cards per conference advance to
playoffs.
ball team will offer a series of camps for youth and high school players. Today’s Game Minnesota at Phoenix, 8 p.m.
Northwestern (8-5) vs. Utah (9-4), 6 p.m. (FS1)
Gator Bowl Thursday’s Games
Sunday’s Games
The first camps will be Jan. 12 and 13, 2019, for players in grades Women: EMCC vs. South Georgia Technical Atlanta at Brooklyn, 2 p.m.
At Jacksonville, Florida Buffalo 3, Arizona 1
NC State (9-3) vs. Texas A&M (8-4), 6:30 p.m. Columbus 4, Los Angeles 1
7-12. The cost for one camp is $150. The cost for both camps is $275. (Chipola Tournament), 1 p.m. Philadelphia at Cleveland, 2:30 p.m. (ESPN) Tampa Bay 4, Toronto 1
New York at Indiana, 4 p.m.
Check-in on Jan. 12 will be at 9 a.m. in center field at Dudy Noble Field. Montreal 6, Carolina 4
Saturday’s Game L.A. Lakers at Washington, 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 1 Nashville 4, Vancouver 3, OT
Check-in on Jan. 13 will be at 9 a.m. in the Griffis Boardroom. Checkout Miami at New Orleans, 6 p.m. Outback Bowl Winnipeg 5, Edmonton 4, OT
is at 4 p.m. Women: EMCC at Chipola College, 3 p.m. Sacramento at Dallas, 6 p.m. At Tampa, Florida Minnesota 5, Florida 1
Toronto at Denver, 7 p.m. Mississippi State (8-4) vs. Iowa (8-4), 11 a.m. San Jose 3, Dallas 2
There will be Youth Skills Camps for players in grades 1-6 on Jan.

College Football Bowl Capsules Football
(ESPN2) Today’s Games
19 and 20, 2019. Check-in will be at 9 a.m. at the Griffis Boardroom. Citrus Bowl Vegas at New Jersey, 6 p.m.
At Orlando, Florida Boston at Pittsburgh, 6 p.m.
Checkout is at 4 p.m. The cost for one camp is $150. The cost for both Bowl Schedule Kentucky (9-3) vs. Penn State (9-3), Noon Arizona at N.Y. Rangers, 6 p.m.
camps is $275. Saturday’s Games (ABC) Ottawa at Detroit, 6:30 p.m.
MSU also will hold Half-Day Prospect Camps from 9 a.m. to noon Celebration Bowl Celebration Bowl Fiesta Bowl
At Glendale, Arizona
Washington at Carolina, 6:30 p.m.
Colorado at St. Louis, 7 p.m.
Alcorn State (9-3, 6-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference) vs. At Atlanta
and from 1-4 p.m. Jan. 21, 2019, for players in grades 9-12. The cost for NC A&T (9-2) vs. Alcorn State (9-3), 11 a.m. LSU (9-3) vs. UCF (12-0), Noon (ESPN) Winnipeg at Chicago, 7:30 p.m.
each session is $125. North Carolina A&T (9-2, 6-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) (ABC) Rose Bowl Philadelphia at Edmonton, 8 p.m.
At Pasadena, California Saturday’s Games
Each session is designed to further develop each player’s skills TIME / TV: 11 a.m. Saturday (WKDH-WTVA) Cure Bowl
Washington (10-3) vs. Ohio State (12-1), 4 p.m. Calgary at Minnesota, 12:30 p.m.
At Orlando, Florida
and learn new techniques from MSU coach Chris Lemonis and his staff. LOCATION: Atlanta Tulane (6-6) vs. Louisiana-Lafayette (7-6), (ESPN) Anaheim at Columbus, 6 p.m.
Sugar Bowl Ottawa at Montreal, 6 p.m.
Campers will be put through many of the same drills used by the MSU TOP PLAYERS 12:30 p.m. (CBSSN)
At New Orleans Detroit vs. N.Y. Islanders at Nassau Veterans
New Mexico Bowl
coaches. Dudy Noble Field and the Palmeiro Center will be available for Alcorn State: Quarterback Noah Johnson has thrown for 2,079 yards At Albuquerque
Texas (9-4) vs. Georgia (11-2), 7:45 p.m. Memorial Coliseum, 6 p.m.
and 15 touchdowns while also running for 960 yards and nine touch- (ESPN) Buffalo at Washington, 6 p.m.
North Texas (9-3) vs. Utah State (10-2), 1 p.m.
the camps. Camps are set up for any and all players who want to play (ESPN) Los Angeles at Pittsburgh, 6 p.m.
downs. Monday, Jan. 7 Toronto at Florida, 6 p.m.
at the next level. We will have a pro-style workout and various coaching Las Vegas Bowl College Football Championship
North Carolina A&T: The Aggies are led by veteran quarterback Lamar Fresno State (11-2) vs. Arizona State (7-5), 2:30
New Jersey at Nashville, 7 p.m.
segments that will be set up throughout the day. At Santa Clara, California Dallas at Colorado, 8 p.m.
Raynard and a running game that’s averaging close to 200 yards on the p.m. (ABC) Cotton Bowl winner vs. Orange Bowl winner, Philadelphia at Vancouver, 9 p.m.
Each camper will be required to fill out the Medical/Release Forms ground per game. Camellia Bowl 7 p.m. (ESPN) Sunday’s Games
and bring it to registration. At Montgomery, Alabama Vegas at N.Y. Rangers, 11:30 a.m.
NOTABLE Georgia Southern (9-3) vs. Eastern Michigan Arizona at Carolina, Noon
Players are asked to bring a hat, shoes, glove, and workout Alcorn State: The Braves are back in the Celebration Bowl for the first (7-5), 4:30 p.m. (ESPN) Football Championship Calgary at St. Louis, 2 p.m.
clothes. New Orleans Bowl
time since the inaugural game in 2015. Alcorn State is led by coach Middle Tennessee (8-5) vs. Appalachian State Subdivision Playoffs Buffalo at Boston, 4 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Winnipeg, 6 p.m.
Go to https://hailstatecamps.com/baseball/hs-summer-camps.php Fred McNair, the older brother of the late Steve McNair, who was a star (10-2), 8 p.m. (ESPN) Semifinals San Jose at Chicago, 6 p.m.
Today’s Game
to download the required forms. quarterback for Alcorn State and in the NFL with the Tennessee Titans. South Dakota State (10-2) at North Dakota
Edmonton at Vancouver, 9 p.m.
Tuesday’s Game

Mississippi University for Women
North Carolina A&T: The Aggies are back in the Celebration Bowl for
the third time in four seasons. North Carolina A&T beat Grambling 21-
Boca Raton (Fla.) Bowl
UAB (10-3) vs. North Illinois (8-5), 6 p.m.
(ESPN)
State (13-0), 7 p.m.
Saturday’s Game
Maine (10-3) at Eastern Washington (11-2),
Transactions
14 last year to give the MEAC a 2-1 edge in the game over the SWAC. 1 p.m. Thursday’s Moves
The W’s Massey will hold goalkeeper clinic LAST TIME Wednesday’s Game
Frisco (Texas) Bowl Championship
BASEBALL
American League
Mississippi University for Women’s women’s soccer coach Gray North Carolina A&T 41, Alcorn State 34. (Dec. 19, 2015) San Diego State (7-5) vs. Ohio (8-4), 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5 BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Acquired INF Drew
At Toyota Stadium
Massey will hold a clinic for goalkeepers ages 14 and above on Jan. BOWL HISTORY (ESPN)
Frisco, Texas
Jackson from the Philadelphia Phillies for
international signing bonus slot money.
3, 2019. Alcorn State: The Braves are in the Celebration Bowl for the second Thursday, Dec. 20
Semifinal winners, Noon DETROIT TIGERS — Named Juan Nieves
The cost is $50, and lunch will be provided. time. Gasparilla Bowl Division II Playoffs pitching coach and Mike Hessman hitting
At St. Petersburg, Florida coach for Toledo (IL); Mike Rabelo manager,
Check-in will be from 9:30-9:45 a.m. in the lobby of Pohl Gymna- North Carolina A&T: The Aggies are in the Celebration Bowl for the third Marshall (8-4) vs. South Florida (7-5), 7 p.m.
Championship
Brian Harper hitting coach and Mark Johnson
Saturday’s Game
sium. time. (ESPN) At McKinney, Texas pitching coach for Erie (EL); Andrew Graham
manager and Jorge Cordova pitching coach for
The schedule will feature training about technical foundations Friday, Dec. 21
Valdosta State (13-0) vs. Ferris State (15-0),
Lakeland (FSL); Willie Blair pitching coach and
followed by lunch, a discussion of the psychology of goalkeeping, and a Cure Bowl Bahamas Bowl
3 p.m.
Eddie Dennis coach for West Michigan (MWL);
session on shot stopping. Tulane (6-6, AAC) vs Louisiana (7-6, Sun Belt) At Nassau
Toledo (7-5) vs. FIU (8-4), 11:30 a.m. (ESPN)
Division III Playoffs Brayan Peña manager, Carlos Bohorquez
pitching coach and Bill Springman hitting coach
Championship
TIME / TV: 1:30 p.m. Saturday (CBS Sports Network) Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Today’s Game for Connecticut (NYP); Gary Cathcart manager
LOCATION: Orlando, Florida At Boise, Idaho At Shenandoah, Texas and John Murrian hitting coach for Tigers West
The W will hold baseball camps in February 2019 TOP PLAYERS
Western Michigan (7-5) vs. BYU (6-6), 3 p.m.
(ESPN)
Mount Union (14-0) vs. Mary Hardin-Baylor,
(14-0), 7 p.m.
(GCL); Jose Parra pitching coach of Tigers East
(GCL); Luis Marte pitching coach and Willians
The Mississippi University for Women will be the host site for the Tulane: Wide receiver Darnell Mooney, 987 yards receiving, eight Moreno and Sandy Acevedo coaches for Tigers
U.S. Baseball Academy’s camps in February 2019. touchdowns
Saturday, Dec. 22 NAIA Playoffs 1 (DSL); Marcos Yepez manager, Jose Cabrera
Birmingham (Ala.) Bowl Championship pitching coach and Kely Ramos hitting coach
The sessions will be Feb. 2, 9, 16, and 23 on the campus of The Louisiana: Running back Trey Ragas, 1,141 yards rushing, eight Memphis (8-5) vs. Wake Forest (6-6), 11 a.m. Saturday’s Game for Tigers 2 (DSL); Jeff Branson minor league
W in downtown Columbus. USBA camps feature age-specific sessions (ESPN) At Municipal Stadium hitting coordinator, and Alex Gonzalez and
touchdowns Armed Forces Bowl Daytona Beach, Florida Austin Tripp minor league video coordinators.
with instruction tailored for each ability level.
NOTABLE At Fort Worth, Texas Morningside (14-0) vs. Benedictine (Kan.) KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Acquired RHP
The cost is $139 for four weeks of one skill (six total hours). There Houston (8-4) vs. Army (9-2), 2:30 p.m. (ESPN) (13-1), 6 p.m. Chris Ellis from the Texas Rangers for cash
Tulane: The Green Wave became bowl eligible for the first time since Dollar General Bowl considerations.
are discounts available if participants register for multiple sessions.
The camp is open to players in grades 1-12. Sessions include
2013 after a successful two-point conversion with 1:27 left helped them
beat Navy 29-28 in the regular-season finals.
At Mobile, Alabama
Buffalo (10-3) vs. Troy (9-3), 6 p.m. (ESPN) Golf TAMPA BAY RAYS — Acquired INF Yandy
Díaz and RHP Cole Sulser from Cleveland for
hitting, pitching, baserunning, and fielding.
Louisiana: The Ragin’ Cajuns had their three-game winning streak
Hawaii Bowl
At Honolulu
Alfred Dunhill 1B Jake Bauers and cash considerations sent
to Seattle. Traded DH Edwin Encarnación and
You can register by going to https://oldsite.usbaseballacademy. Louisiana Tech (7-5) vs. Hawaii (8-5), 9:30 p.m. Championship a 2019 Competitive Balance Round B draft pick
snapped with a 30-19 loss to Appalachian State in Saturday’s Sun Belt (ESPN) to Seattle. Seattle sent 1B Carlos Santana and
com/1779/Columbus/. Thursday
title game. At Leopard Creek Country Club cash considerations to Cleveland.
Wednesday, Dec. 26 Malelane, South Africa TEXAS RANGERS — Acquired RHP Jordan
LAST TIME SERVPRO First Responder Bowl Purse: $1.7 million Romano from the Chicago White Sox for cash
Tulane 41, Louisiana 39 (4 OTs). (Sept. 24, 2016) At Dallas Yardage: 7,287; Par: 72 considerations. Acquired the sixth overall
Ole Miss BOWL HISTORY Boston College (7-5) vs. Boise State (10-3),
12:30 p.m. (ESPN)
First Round
Oliver Bekker, South Africa........................... 66
selection in the Competitive Balance Round A
of the 2019 MLB draft from Milwaukee for LHP
Tulane: 11th bowl appearance, first appearance in the Cure Bowl. Quick Lane Bowl Alex Claudio.
Lodge, Webster added to East-West Shrine Game Louisiana: Sixth bowl appearance, first appearance in the Cure Bowl. At Detroit
Dimitrios Papadatos, Australia..................... 67
Raphael Jacquelin, France........................... 68 National League
OXFORD — Ole Miss senior football players DaMarkus Lodge and Minnesota (6-6) vs. Georgia Tech (7-5), Espen Kofstad, Norway................................. 69 SAN DIEGO PADRES — Agreed to terms with
— By The Associated Press 4:15 p.m. (ESPN) Hyowon Park, South Korea........................... 69 OF Alex Dickerson on a minor league contract.
Ken Webster have accepted invitations to play in the East-West Shrine
Game on Jan. 19, 2019, at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Lodge and Webster will join teammates Sean Rawlings, Jordan
Ta’amu, and Zedrick Woods in the 94thedition of the All-Star game.
Lodge finished the regular season fourth in the Southeastern
on the air
Conference in receiving yards (877) and third in receiving yards per Today COLLEGE BASKETBALL
11 a.m. — Bucknell at Ohio State, Big Ten
8 p.m. — New Orleans Bowl, Tennessee
State vs. Appalachian State, ESPN
game (79.9). The 877 receiving yards ranks ninth all-time in Ole Miss BIATHLON
single-season history. 11 a.m. — IBU World Cup, men’s 10km Network GOLF
The four-year letterwinner finished his Ole Miss career with 122
sprint, Austria, NBC Sports Network 11 a.m. — Villanova at Kansas, ESPN 3:30 a.m. — European Tour Golf, Alfred
catches for 1,790 receiving yards and 14 touchdowns. 11 a.m. — Tennessee at Memphis, ESPN2 Dunhill Championship, third round, South
Webster finished the 2018 season with 33 tackles and tied for the COLLEGE BASKETBALL
6 p.m. — Illinois at Depaul, FS1 11 a.m. — SMU at Georgetown, FS1 Africa, TGC
team high with two interceptions. The Decatur, Georgia, native tallied 47
8 p.m. — Wisconsin (Green Bay) at Creighton, 12:30 p.m. — Crossroads Classic, Notre 9 p.m. — Asian Tour Golf, Indonesian
career appearances in a Rebel uniform, including 22 starts. He finished
his Ole Miss career with 125 tackles and three interceptions. FS1 Dame vs. Purdue, WCBI Master, final round, Indonesia, TGC
COLLEGE FOOTBALL 1 p.m. — Western Michigan at Michigan, Big 3:30 a.m. (Sunday) — European Tour Golf,
Ten Network Alfred Dunhill Championship, final round,
Alabama 6 p.m. — NCAA Division III Championship,
The Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl, Mount Union 1 p.m. — HOF Boardwalk Classic, N.C. South Africa, TGC
Swimming and diving’s Kaliszak earns NCAA Top 10 vs. Mary Hardin-Baylor, at Shenandoah, State vs. Penn State, ESPNU MIXED MARTIAL ARTS
Award Texas 1 p.m. — Rutgers at Seton Hall, FS1 4 p.m. — UFC Fight Night Prelims: Lee vs.
INDIANAPOLIS — Former Alabama swimmer Luke Kaliszak 7 p.m. — NCAA FCS Semifinal, South 2:45 p.m. — Crossroads Classic, Butler vs. Iaquinta 2, FS1
earned the NCAA Top 10 Award, the NCAA announced Thursday. Dakota State at North Dakota State, ESPN2 Indiana, WCBI 7 p.m. — UFC Fight Night: Lee vs. Iaquinta
The NCAA Top 10 Award recognizes student-athletes who have COLLEGE WRESTLING 3 p.m. — Charleston at VCU, NBC Sports 2, WLOV
completed their athletic eligibility for their success in competition, in the
5 p.m. — Arizona State at Penn State, ESPN2 Network NBA
classroom and in the community. Recipients will be honored in January 4 p.m. — Utah at Kentucky, ESPN2 4 p.m. — Utah at Orlando, NBA TV
at the NCAA Honors and Delegates Celebration at the 2019 NCAA CURLING
2 p.m. — World Curling Championships, 4:30 p.m. — Southern Mississippi at RODEO
Convention in Orlando, Florida. Wichita State, CBS Sports Network 9 p.m. — PRCA Rodeo, Wrangler National
Kaliszak, a 12-time All-American, earned seven first-team U.S. vs. Japan, Las Vegas, Nevada, NBC
accolades. He swam the butterfly leg on Alabama’s first NCAA relay Sports Network 5 p.m. — Arizona State at Georgia, SEC Network Finals, CBS Sports Network
championship title as part of the 2016 200 medley relay. The Huntsville, 4 p.m. — Women’s Curling: U.S. vs. Italy, 6 p.m. — Northern Iowa at Iowa, Big Ten RUGBY
Alabama, native broke Alabama school records in four events, including Minn., NBC Sports Network Network 11:30 a.m. — European Champions Cup
two individual and two relays. 6 p.m — Mixed Doubles Competition: U.S. 6 p.m. — Gonzaga at North Carolina, ESPN2 Rugby, Leinster vs. Bath, NBC Sports
Kaliszak graduated Magna Cum Laude with an exercise science
vs. Japan, NBC Sprots Network 6 p.m. — HOF Boardwalk Classic, Washing- Network
degree in May 2018. He plans to attend medical school. A two-time ton vs. Virginia Tech, ESPNU SKIING
member of the College Sports Information Directors of America 8 p.m. — World Men’s Curling
Championship: U.S. vs. China, Las Vegas, 6:30 p.m. — Auburn at Alabama-Birming- 7 p.m. — FIS Alpine World Cup, men’s
Academic All-American At-Large First Team and a four-year College ham, CBS Sports Network downhill, Italy, NBC Sports Network
Swimming Coaches Association of America Scholar First Team Nevada, NBC Sports Network
All-American, he was named the Southeastern Conference Swimming 10 p.m. — World Women’s Curling World 7 p.m. — Eastern Kentucky at Xavier, FS1 SWIMMING
and Diving Scholar-Athlete of the Year in 2018. He also earned both an Championship: Japan vs. U.S., Ontario, NBC 7:30 p.m. — Cincinnati at Mississippi 8 p.m. — FINA World Championships, 25 m
SEC Postgraduate Scholarship and NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. Sports Network State, SEC Network finals, China, NBC Sports Network
GOLF 8 p.m. — USC at Oklahoma, ESPNU SOCCER
College Volleyball 11 a.m. — PGA Junior League National 10 p.m. — Baylor at Arizona, ESPN2
10 p.m. — MGM Resorts Showcase, LSU
6:25 a.m. — Premier League, Manchester
City vs. Everton, NBC Sports Network
Championship, Scottsdale, Arizona, TGC
Foecke, Huskers rally, beat Illini in NCAA semifinals 9 p.m. — Asian Tour Golf, Indonesian vs. Saint Mary’s, ESPNU 6:50 a.m. — FIFA Club World Cup,
MINNEAPOLIS — No matter how good Mikaela Foecke is, a little COLLEGE FOOTBALL quarterfinal, Kashima vs. Chivas de
luck doesn’t hurt. Masters, third round, Indonesia, TGC
3:30 a.m. (Saturday) — European Tour 11 a.m. — Celebration Bowl, North Carolina Guadalajara, FS2
The Nebraska senior ripped her 19th kill to cap the reigning
champion Cornhuskers’ rally for a 22-25, 16-25, 25-23, 25-20, Golf, Alfred Dunhill Championship, third A&T vs. Alcorn State, WKDH-WTVA 8:30 a.m. — Bundesliga Soccer, Hannover
15-11 victory over Illinois on Thursday night in the NCAA volleyball round, South Africa, TGC 12:30 p.m. — Cure Bowl, Tulane vs. 96 vs. Bayern Munich, FS1
semifinals. NBA Louisiana-Lafayette, CBS Sports Network 8:55 a.m. — Premier League, Tottenham
Nebraska (29-6) will go for its sixth title Saturday night against 6:30 p.m. — Indiana at Philadelphia, ESPN 1 p.m. — New Mexico Bowl, Texas vs. Utah vs. Burnley, NBC Sports Network
Stanford (33-1), which swept BYU in the other semifinal.
9 p.m. — Oklahoma City at Denver, ESPN State, ESPN 11:20 a.m. — Bundesliga, Werder Bremen
Nebraska led 12-11 in the fifth game when a Foecke kill was 1 p.m. — NCAA Football Championship vs. Borussia Dortmund, FS2
ruled out of bounds. However, Nebraska challenged and the call was RODEO
9 p.m. — PRCA Rodeo, Wrangler National Subdivision, semifinals, Maine at Eastern 11:30 a.m. — Premier League, Fulham vs.
reversed after officials went to the video monitor and determined an
Finals, CBS Sports Network Washington, ESPN2 West Ham, WTVA
Illinois blocker had gotten a finger on the ball.
The Cornhuskers then went up 14-11 on an Illinois error before 2:30 p.m. — Las Vegas Bowl, Fresno State 3 p.m. — FIFA Club World Cup, quarterfinal,
Foecke, the 2015 and 2017 Most Outstanding Player when Nebraska Saturday vs. Arizona State, WKDH-WTVA Espérance Sportive de Tunis vs. TBA, FS2
won championships, closed it out. AUTO RACING 3 p.m. — NCAA Division II Championship, WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL
Lexi Sun had 19 kills and 12 digs for the Huskers, who have won 13 4:30 a.m. — FIA Formula E, Ad Diriyah Valdosta State vs. Ferris State, at 3 p.m. — LSU at Rutgers, Big Ten Network
straight since losing at home to Illinois in late October. In that match, Ne- ePrix, qualifications, Saudi Arabia, FS2 McKinney, Texas, ESPNU WOMEN’S COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL
braska hit a season low .099 and had a season-high 30 hitting errors. 6:30 a.m. — FIA Formula E, Ad Diriyah 4:30 p.m. — Camellia Bowl, Georgia 7 p.m. — NCAA Championship, Nebraska
They had 22 errors but hit .251 for the match, .375 in the deciding game. ePrix, Saudi Arabia, FS1 Southern vs. Eastern Michigan, ESPN vs. Stanford, ESPN2
— From Staff and Wire Reports
The Dispatch • www.cdispatch.com Friday, December 14, 2018 3B

COLLEGE FOOTBALL FOOTBALL: NFL
Players say Meyer
AMERICAN CONFERENCE
East
W L T Pct PF PA Home Away AFC NFC Div Rivers leads Chargers
won’t let go until end New England 9 4 0 .692 364 293 6-0-0 3-4-0 6-3-0 3-1-0 3-1-0

By The Associated Press
Roundup
Miami
Buffalo
N.Y. Jets
7 6 0 .538 278 333 6-1-0 1-5-0 6-4-0 1-2-0 4-1-0
4 9 0 .308 201 320 2-4-0 2-5-0 3-7-0 1-2-0 1-3-0
4 9 0 .308 270 330 2-4-0 2-5-0 3-7-0 1-2-0 1-4-0
South
to last-second victory
COLUMBUS, Ohio — W L T Pct PF PA Home Away AFC NFC Div By DAVE SKRET TA conversion to end five
Retiring Ohio State football “Seeing a smile on his Houston 9 4 0 .692 323 259 5-2-0 4-2-0 7-3-0 2-1-0 3-2-0 The Associated Press years’ worth of frustra-
coach Urban Meyer isn’t face brings a smile to your Indianapolis 7 6 0 .538 349 300 4-2-0 3-4-0 6-5-0 1-1-0 3-2-0 tion.
easing out of the job just face,” receiver Johnnie Dix- Tennessee 7 6 0 .538 251 254 5-1-0 2-5-0 5-6-0 2-0-0 3-2-0 KANSAS CITY, Mo. — “We didn’t come here
yet, not as long as there’s on said, “because you see Jacksonville 4 9 0 .308 212 273 3-4-0 1-5-0 3-7-0 1-2-0 1-4-0 Arrowhead Stadium was to tie. We came here to
one more game to win. nothing but joy and know North already emptying by the win. So to me it was a
Buckeyes players said he’s at peace right now.” W L T Pct PF PA Home Away AFC NFC Div time Chargers quarter- no-brainer,” said Lynn,
this week Despite emerging Pittsburgh 7 5 1 .577 367 306 3-3-0 4-2-1 4-5-1 3-0-0 3-1-1 back Philip Rivers jogged whose team became the
that Meyer with an 11-1 record, a sec- Baltimore 7 6 0 .538 321 241 4-2-0 3-4-0 6-4-0 1-2-0 2-3-0 to the locker room, trium- first since Minnesota in
has been at ond-consecutive Big Ten Cleveland 5 7 1 .423 292 332 4-2-1 1-5-0 3-5-1 2-2-0 2-1-1 phantly waving his hand Week 15 of the 2002 sea-
the Woody championship, Rose Bowl Cincinnati 5 8 0 .385 307 397 3-4-0 2-4-0 3-6-0 2-2-0 1-3-0 as a satisfying cascade of
West son to win with a two-point
Hayes Ath- berth and No. 6 ranking, boos washed over him.
W L T Pct PF PA Home Away AFC NFC Div conversion in the final 10
letic Center this season was a rough one He had finally beaten
x-Kansas City 11 3 0 .786 499 380 6-1-0 5-2-0 9-2-0 2-1-0 4-1-0 seconds of regulation.
for every for the seventh-year Ohio the Kansas City Chiefs.
x-L.A. Chargers 11 3 0 .786 395 298 5-2-0 6-1-0 8-2-0 3-1-0 3-2-0 The comeback allowed
practice State coach. It sounded perfect.
Meyer Denver 6 7 0 .462 290 282 3-3-0 3-4-0 4-5-0 2-2-0 2-2-0 Los Angeles to forge a
and is fully It began with a three- Rivers led Los Angeles
Oakland 3 10 0 .231 244 388 2-5-0 1-5-0 2-7-0 1-3-0 0-4-0 first-place tie in the AFC
engaged in game suspension. When he on a feverish fourth-quar-
NATIONAL CONFERENCE West, though the Chiefs
preparations for the Rose got back, he lost star defen- ter comeback Thursday
East (11-3) hold the tiebreak-
Bowl. As usual, he’s still sive end Nick Bosa to a sea- W L T Pct PF PA Home Away NFC AFC Div night, capped by a debat-
er with a better division
sweating the small stuff. son-ending injury and the Dallas 8 5 0 .615 276 246 6-1-0 2-4-0 7-3-0 1-2-0 4-1-0 able pass-interference
record. More satisfying
That kind of intensity made defense struggled, leading Philadelphia 6 7 0 .462 281 295 4-3-0 2-4-0 4-6-0 2-1-0 3-2-0 call, a tense video review
to a loss at Purdue on Oct. was the simple fact that
him one of the greatest Washington 6 7 0 .462 249 297 3-4-0 3-3-0 6-5-0 0-2-0 2-3-0 of the last touchdown, and
20 that ultimately kept the the gutsy decision to try a Rivers and the Chargers
college coaches of all time, N.Y. Giants 5 8 0 .385 307 331 2-4-0 3-4-0 4-7-0 1-1-0 1-4-0
Buckeyes out of the College two-point conversion. And had finally snapped their
but it also hastened his exit South
Football Playoff. for the first time in years nine-game losing streak
from the game. W L T Pct PF PA Home Away NFC AFC Div
Meyer seemed in pain against Kansas City, every- against Kansas City.
Meyer announced Dec. y-New Orleans 11 2 0 .846 447 283 5-1-0 6-1-0 8-2-0 3-0-0 3-1-0
5 he would step down after at times on the sideline. Carolina 6 7 0 .462 324 332 5-1-0 1-6-0 4-5-0 2-2-0 1-2-0 thing turned out perfectly They hadn’t beaten
the Jan. 1 game and hand During one game in early Tampa Bay 5 8 0 .385 332 383 4-3-0 1-5-0 4-6-0 1-2-0 2-3-0 for Rivers and the Char- the Chiefs since 2013, the
the keys to the program to October, he dropped to a Atlanta 4 9 0 .308 316 367 3-4-0 1-5-0 4-5-0 0-4-0 2-2-0 gers in a 29-28 victory that last year they made the
offensive coordinator Ryan knee because of a severe North clinched their playoff spot. playoffs.
Day. Debilitating head- headache and was treated W L T Pct PF PA Home Away NFC AFC Div “This was big. Here or “It’s satisfying,” Ben-
aches caused by a cyst in by medical staff. Chicago 9 4 0 .692 359 247 6-1-0 3-3-0 7-2-0 2-2-0 3-1-0 at home, whatever,” Riv- jamin said. “We talked
Meyer’s brain worsened All of that, he acknowl- Minnesota 6 5 1 .542 275 270 4-2-0 2-3-1 5-3-1 1-2-0 2-1-1 ers said, “we needed to about it. We knew it had
throughout the season, and edged, contributed to his Green Bay 5 7 1 .423 315 307 5-1-1 0-6-0 3-6-1 2-1-0 1-2-1
beat these guys.” been a couple years and
he said he needs to step decision to retire but re- Detroit 5 8 0 .385 271 319 3-4-0 2-4-0 3-7-0 2-1-0 1-3-0
The Chargers (11-3) we wanted to go into this
away from the high-stress main in Columbus and stay West
trailed 28-14 when Justin game and change that and
W L T Pct PF PA Home Away NFC AFC Div we did.”
job. His season started with connected in some capacity Jackson’s touchdown run
y-L.A. Rams 11 2 0 .846 425 313 6-0-0 5-2-0 7-2-0 4-0-0 4-0-0 Rivers threw for 313
a three-game suspension to Ohio State. He said he Seattle 7 5 0 .583 319 259 3-2-0 4-3-0 6-3-0 1-2-0 2-2-0
with 3 minutes, 49 sec-
over mismanagement of won’t coach again. onds to go gave them a yards and two touchdowns
Arizona 3 10 0 .231 178 327 1-6-0 2-4-0 3-6-0 0-4-0 2-2-0
now-fired assistant Zach “I don’t think that it has chance. They quickly got with two interceptions,
San Francisco 3 10 0 .231 275 350 3-3-0 0-7-0 1-8-0 2-2-0 0-4-0
Smith, who had been ac- dampened any spirits,” of- the ball back from Patrick and Williams had seven
cused of domestic abuse. fensive tackle Isaiah Prince x-clinched playoff spot Mahomes and the NFL’s catches for 76 yards and
By all accounts, he said. “I think it is a little y-clinched division highest-scoring offense, two scores while adding
hasn’t taken his foot off the emotional because coach and Rivers led a tense fi- another on the ground.
gas yet, even if he seems to Meyer has done a lot for us, Thursday’s Game Saturday, Dec. 22 nal drive that included a Jackson ran for 58 yards
L.A. Chargers 29, Kansas City 28 Washington at Tennessee, 3:30 p.m. and a touchdown in place
be enjoying himself more especially me. I am forever Saturday’s Games fourth-down dart to Travis
Baltimore at L.A. Chargers, 7:20 p.m.
than usual. grateful for him, but I think Houston at N.Y. Jets, 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 23 Benjamin to keep it alive. of the injured Melvin Gor-
“Usually coach Meyer a lot of us have the attitude Cleveland at Denver, 7:20 p.m. Atlanta at Carolina, Noon That crucial penalty don and Austin Ekeler.
is really tough on us, but it to just go out with a bang Sunday’s Games Houston at Philadelphia, Noon on Kendall Fuller in the Mahomes was held
Tennessee at N.Y. Giants, Noon
brings the best out of us,” and send coach Meyer out Green Bay at Chicago, Noon
N.Y. Giants at Indianapolis, Noon back of the end zone gave to just 243 yards and two
running back Mike Weber the right way.” Green Bay at N.Y. Jets, Noon the Chargers the ball at touchdowns for Kansas
Detroit at Buffalo, Noon
Minnesota at Detroit, Noon
said. “But lately it is good to Ohio State will face No. Tampa Bay at Baltimore, Noon the 1, and Rivers found City, and his inability to
Buffalo at New England, Noon
just see him smile and joke 9 Washington, the Pac-12 Arizona at Atlanta, Noon
Cincinnati at Cleveland, Noon Mike Williams along the pick up a first down in the
Oakland at Cincinnati, Noon
around and everything is champion, in Pasadena, Dallas at Indianapolis, Noon Jacksonville at Miami, Noon sideline on the next play. closing minutes proved
not always about football. California. Miami at Minnesota, Noon Tampa Bay at Dallas, Noon And when his touchdown costly. The Chiefs forced
You get to enjoy him kind of “(He’s) still driving, Washington at Jacksonville, Noon L.A. Rams at Arizona, 3:05 p.m. catch with four seconds the Chargers to burn two
like a father figure, just en- still pushing us,” defensive Seattle at San Francisco, 3:05 p.m. Chicago at San Francisco, 3:05 p.m. timeouts on their last drive,
left was confirmed, coach
New England at Pittsburgh, 3:25 p.m. Pittsburgh at New Orleans, 3:25 p.m.
joy having normal conver- tackle Robert Landers said. Kansas City at Seattle, 7:20 p.m. Anthony Lynn sent his of- but Mahomes was sacked
Philadelphia at L.A. Rams, 7:20 p.m.
sations and see a different “You mess up, he’s gonna Monday’s Game Monday, Dec. 24 fense back onto the field. by Isaac Rochell and Kan-
side of him.” See ROUNDUP, 5B New Orleans at Carolina, 7:15 p.m. Denver at Oakland, 7:15 p.m. Williams hauled in the sas City had to punt.

COLLEGE BASKETBALL
Thursday’s Men’s Major Santa Clara 82,
Villanova heads to Kansas for rematch
Thursday’s Game
Santa Clara 82, MVSU 54
Scores Mississippi Valley State 54 Today’s Games
No games scheduled
EAST MVSU (2-10): Scott 4-9 0-1 8, Koracin
0-2 1-2 1, Ejeh 2-5 0-0 4, Eckwood 4-6 1-3 9, Saturday’s Games
Dartmouth 78, Boston U. 68 Jackson State at Murray State, 7 p.m.
Duquesne 72, Md.-Eastern Shore 57 Simmons 6-11 1-2 14, Lucien 0-1 0-0 0, Hunt
Southern U. at Northwestern State, 8 p.m.
SOUTH
0-1 0-0 0, M.Mitchell 2-4 0-0 4, Allison 1-2 0-0
2, Green 2-6 0-0 4, Evans 3-10 0-1 8, Rucker Alabama State at Utah State, 8 p.m. By DAVE SKRET TA Graham’s college career with a wire-to-wire
Campbell 100, Central Penn College 53 0-1 0-0 0, Holloway 0-0 0-0 0, Barnes 0-0 0-0 Grambling State at Portland, 9 p.m. The Associated Press drubbing at the Alamodome in San Antonio.
FIU 102, North Florida 89 0. Totals 24-58 3-9 54. Sunday’s Game
Gardner-Webb 81, Kennesaw St. 77, OT SANTA CLARA (5-6): Vrankic 5-13 3-3 MVSU at Hawaii, 9 p.m.
Villanova would proceed to rout Michigan to
Longwood 81, Averett 57 13, Martin 4-5 2-4 14, Richards 1-3 0-0 2, Wertz Thursday’s Women’s LAWRENCE, Kan. — Dedric Lawson was
McNeese St. 77, NC Central 61 4-8 2-2 11, Eaddy 5-12 2-2 15, Justice 6-10 0-0 win coach Jay Wright’s second national champi-
16, Jadersten 3-3 1-1 7, Caruso 2-3 0-0 4, Dor- Major Scores turning his attention from a harder-than-ex-
North Alabama 90, Huntingdon 58
ward 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 30-57 10-12 82. SOUTH onship in the past three years.
Samford 77, Morehead St. 72, OT Halftime—Santa Clara 42-18. 3-Point ETSU 61, NC A&T 56 pected win over New Mexico State to studying
MIDWEST Goals—MVSU 3-11 (Evans 2-4, Simmons “Games like this are why you come to Kan-
Milwaukee 69, UMKC 66 1-2, Green 0-1, Lucien 0-1, Hunt 0-1, Scott
East Carolina 66, Liberty 63
for finals when he looked at his cellphone and
Wisconsin 101, Savannah St. 60 0-2), Santa Clara 12-23 (Martin 4-5, Justice
Georgia St. 79, Kennesaw St. 73
Howard 69, Campbell 64 saw Devonte Graham’s name pop up. sas,” said Lawson, who transferred along with
4-6, Eaddy 3-8, Wertz 1-3, Vrankic 0-1). Re-
Wright St. 91, Northwestern Ohio 52
SOUTHWEST bounds—MVSU 27 (Ejeh 6), Santa Clara 39
Murray St. 86, Bethel (TN) 50
MIDWEST His old teammate, and now a member of the his brother K.J. from Memphis. “They don’t
Rice 78, St. Edwards 73 (Martin 12). Assists—MVSU 15 (Eckwood 5),
Santa Clara 19 (Wertz, Eaddy 5). Total Fouls—
Wright St. 83, Kentucky State 53
SOUTHWEST Charlotte Hornets, was calling with a pep talk. have the same caliber players as last year but
Tulsa 70, New Orleans 60
FAR WEST
MVSU 10, Santa Clara 15. A—862 (4,500). Arkansas St. 60, MVSU 57
FAR WEST “He saw we were struggling against New it’s still Villanova.”
CS Bakersfield 86, Lamar 65 Southeastern Conference N. Colorado 68, Chattanooga 65 There are indeed plenty of differences in the
San Francisco 85, E. Washington 63
Men Mexico State,” Lawson recalled, “and he said,
Santa Clara 82, MVSU 54
Conf. Pct. Overall Pct.
The AP Women’s Top 25 ‘Don’t even worry about that. You just win on rematch. The game will be played in the raucous
The Associated Press Auburn 0-0 .000 8-1 .889 Fared Saturday for me.’” confines of Allen Fieldhouse rather than a cav-
Mississippi State 0 -0 .000 8-1 .889 Thursday
Men’s Top 25 Fared Tennessee 0-0 .000 7-1 .875 1. UConn (9-0) did not play. Next: at
That’s when top-ranked Kansas gets its re- ernous, neutral-site dome. The morning tipoff
Thursday Kentucky 0-0 .000 7-2 .778 Oklahoma, Wednesday.
1. Kansas (8-0) did not play. Next: vs. No. Ole Miss
Arkansas
0-0 .000
0-0 .000
7-2
6-2
.778
.750
2. Notre Dame (8-1) did not play. Next: vs.
Binghamton, Sunday.
match with Villanova. means daylight will be flooding the court from
17 Villanova, Saturday.
2. Duke (9-1) did not play. Next: vs. Vanderbilt
LSU
0-0 .000
0-0 .000
6-2
7-3
.750
.700
3. Baylor (8-0) beat Morehead State 96-58.
Next: at No. 11 Stanford, Saturday.
It was the Wildcats who knocked the Jay- the windows in each end zone, rather than ar-
Princeton, Tuesday.
3. Tennessee (7-1) did not play. Next: at
Alabama 0-0 .000 6-3 .667 4. Louisville (10-0) did not play. Next: vs. hawks out of the Final Four last season, ending tificial lighting suspended high over the court.

Peters
Missouri 0-0 .000 6-3 .667 Northern Kentucky, Saturday.
Memphis, Saturday. Georgia 0-0 .000 5-3 .625 5. Mississippi State (9-0) did not play. Next:
4. Gonzaga (9-1) did not play. Next: at No. Florida 0-0 .000 5-4 .556 at Southern Mississippi, Today.
12 North Carolina, Saturday. South Carolina 0-0 .000 4-5 .444 6. Maryland (10-0) did not play. Next: at
5. Michigan (10-0) did not play. Next: vs. Texas A&M 0-0 .000 3-4 .429 Delaware, Thursday, Dec. 20.
Western Michigan, Saturday. 7. Oregon (8-1) beat South Dakota State
6. Virginia (9-0) did not play. Next: at
South Carolina, Wednesday.
Wednesday’s Games
Ole Miss 67, Southeastern Louisiana 49
87-79. Next: vs. No. 5 Mississippi State, Tuesday.
8. Oregon State (7-1) did not play. Next: vs.
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7. Nevada (10-0) did not play. Next: vs. LSU 82, Houston 76 Eastern Washington, Today.
South Dakota State, Saturday. Thursday’s Games 9. Tennessee (8-0) did not play. Next: vs. No. percentage (43.5) as No. 18 committed 12 turnovers. After yourself, you have to be con-
8. Auburn (8-1) did not play. Next: vs.
UAB, Saturday.
No games scheduled
Today’s Games
11 Stanford, Tuesday.
10. N.C. State (10-0) did not play. Next: vs. MSU prepares for its biggest tough games he would call his fident, you have to set your
9. Michigan State (8-2) did not play. Next: No games scheduled
Saturday’s Games
Maine, Saturday.
11. Stanford (6-1) did not play. Next: vs. No.
non-conference challenge mother and get the same mes- goals, attack them and you
vs. Green Bay, Sunday.
10. Florida State (8-1) did not play. Next:
Tennessee at Memphis, 11 a.m. (ESPN2)
Utah at Kentucky, 4 p.m. (ESPN2)
3 Baylor, Saturday.
12. Texas (7-2) did not play. Next: vs.
against Cincinnati (9-1) at 7:30 sage: This is up to you. have to be coachable.”
vs. Southeast Missouri State, Monday.
11. Texas Tech (9-0) did not play. Next:
Arizona State at Georgia, 5 p.m. (SEC Network) Stetson, Sunday. p.m. Saturday (SEC Network) Still, Lovely Peters could Howland believed all of that
Auburn vs. Alabama-Birmingham, at 13. California (8-0) did not play. Next: vs. UC
vs. Abilene Christian, Saturday. Legacy Arena, at Birmingham, Alabama, 6:30 p.m. Santa Barbara, Sunday. at Humphrey Coliseum. see what was troubling her was in place before the season
12. North Carolina (7-2) did not play. Next: (CBS Sports Network) 14. Minnesota (10-0) beat Coppin State
vs. No. 4 Gonzaga, Saturday. UTSA vs. Arkansas, at North Little Rock, 84-52. Next: vs. Rhode Island, Saturday, Dec. 22. “I had to get better at stop be- son. She would tell him he started when he said, “I have
13. Virginia Tech (8-1) did not play. Next:
vs. Washington, Saturday.
Arkansas, 7 p.m.
Cincinnati at Mississippi State, 7:30 p.m.
15. Syracuse (8-2) did not play. Next: vs.
Niagara, Monday. ing a distraction, be a leader,” La- didn’t look like himself, which no doubt you’re going to see a
14. Buffalo (9-0) did not play. Next: vs. (SEC Network)
LSU vs. Saint Mary’s, at Las Vegas, 10 p.m.
16. Iowa (8-2) did not play. Next: vs.
Northern Iowa, Sunday.
mar Peters said. “I’m the point was jarring to her because she great year from Lamar Peters
Southern Illinois, Saturday.
15. Ohio State (8-1) did not play. Next: vs. (ESPNU) 17. Arizona State (7-2) did not play. Next: vs.
Kansas State, Sunday.
guard of the team, so I had to had seen him have nothing but this year.” Peters has rewarded
Texas A&M vs. Oregon State, at Portland,
Bucknell, Saturday.
16. Wisconsin (9-2) beat Savannah State Oregon, 10 p.m. (Pac-12 Network) 18. Kentucky (9-1) did not play. Next: vs. take some of that responsibility. success in athletics. After all, that confidence. The individual
Sunday’s Game Middle Tennessee, Saturday.
101-60. Next: vs. Grambling State, Saturday,
Dec. 22.
Chattanooga at Ole Miss, 5 p.m. (SEC Network) 19. Marquette (7-2) did not play. Next: vs. Don’t be whining when (MSU Peters was so accomplished production speaks for itself, but
Green Bay, Saturday.
17. Villanova (8-3) did not play. Next: at Conference USA 20. DePaul (7-3) did not play. Next: vs. coach Ben Howland)’s coaching in football that he only took up Peters at his best elevates the
No. 1 Kansas, Saturday.
18. Mississippi State (8-1) did not play.


Conf. Overall
W L Pct. W L Pct.
Tennessee State, Monday.
21. Gonzaga (9-1) did not play. Next: at me hard, take the coaching and basketball to stay busy in the play of his teammates, which is
Next: vs. Cincinnati, Saturday.
19. Kentucky (7-2) did not play. Next: vs.
North Texas 0 0 .000 10 1 .909 Missouri State, Sunday.
22. Michigan State (8-1) did not play. Next:
lead the team. summer and to keep from get- part of the reason why MSU is
FIU 0 0 .000 8 2 .800
Utah, Saturday. FAU 0 0 .000 7 2 .778 at Hartford, Sunday.
23. Missouri (8-2) did not play. Next: vs.
“I was a little hot-headed ting in trouble in New Orleans. off to an 8-1 start.
20. Arizona State (7-1) did not play. Next: So. Miss. 0 0 .000 6 2 .750
at Georgia, Saturday. La. Tech 0 0 .000 8 3 .727 South Dakota, Saturday. at first. I wasn’t used to hard Peters was so good at football “Lamar’s one of the best
24. Miami (8-2) did not play. Next: vs.
21. Marquette (8-2) did not play. Next: vs.
North Dakota, Tuesday.
Old Dominion
UAB
0 0 .000 7 3 .700
0 0 .000 6 3 .667 Maryland-Eastern Shore, Sunday. coaching at first. He sat me he had a local high school foot- point guards in the SEC,”
25. South Carolina (5-4) did not play. Next:
22. Iowa (7-2) did not play. Next: vs. Marshall
W. Kentucky
0 0 .000 6 4 .600
0 0 .000 5 4 .556
at Purdue, Sunday. down, we had a lot of meetings: ball coach in his living room freshman forward Reggie Per-
Northern Iowa, Saturday.
23. Furman (11-0) did not play. Next: vs. UTEP 0 0 .000 3 5 .375
SEC Women ‘You want to be a pro, you want try to convince him to play at ry said. “He does a good job of
Rice 0 0 .000 3 6 .333
UNC Wilmington, Saturday.
24. Houston (9-0) did not play. Next: vs. UTSA 0 0 .000 3 6 .333
Mississippi State
Conf. Pct. Overall Pct.
0-0 .000 9-0 1.000
to be a point guard, this is the that school. Then he fell in love getting us all involved and get-
Saint Louis, Sunday. Middle Tenn.
Charlotte
0 0 .000 3 7 .300
0 0 .000 2 5 .286 Tennessee 0-0 .000 8-0 1.000 coaching you have to take to with basketball, chose to dedi- ting himself involved.”
25. Indiana (8-2) did not play. Next: vs. Kentucky 0-0 .000 9-1 .900
Butler, Saturday. Thursday’s Game Auburn 0-0 .000 7-1 .875 be the second me out there.’ ” cate himself to it, and had just Peters is in as good a place
25. Kansas State (6-2) did not play. Next:
vs. Georgia State, Saturday.
FIU 102, North Florida 89
Today’s Games
Missouri
Texas A&M
0-0 .000 8-2 .800
0-0 .000 6-2 .750 Those conversations and as much success as he did in off the floor as he has ever
25. Syracuse (7-2) did not play. Next: vs.
Old Dominion, Saturday.
FAU at Arkansas State, 7 p.m. LSU
Arkansas
0-0 .000 5-2 .714
0-0 .000 7-3 .700
similar ones with his mother football. been. That comfort level has
Saturday’s Games
No. 16 Wisconsin 101, Old Dominion at Syracuse, 11 a.m. Georgia
Alabama
0-0 .000 6-3 .667
0-0 .000 6-4 .600
helped Peters unleash the full “He’s always had a passion translated to on the court, and
Savannah State 60
Marshall at Akron, 1 p.m.
UC Santa Barbara at Rice, 2 p.m. South Carolina 0-0 .000 5-4 .556 version of himself. They also for sports. He’s always been a comfortable version of La-
Ole Miss 0-0 .000 5-6 .455
SAVANNAH STATE (3-9): Harper 4-12 Southern Mississippi at Wichita State, 4:30 p.m.
Middle Tennessee at Toledo, 6 p.m. Vanderbilt 0-0 .000 4-5 .444 have enabled him to distance well rounded and he always mar is the one Lovely knows is
1-1 11, Dubose 1-5 0-0 3, Dotson 8-16 0-1 20,
Saeed 3-4 0-0 7, Sellers 4-10 0-0 11, Hansen
Auburn at Alabama-Birmingham, 6:30 p.m. Florida 0-0 .000 3-6 .333
himself from the player who knows what he needs to do,” capable of anything.
(CBS Sports Network)
4-9 0-0 8, Grant Jr. 0-2 0-0 0, Joseph 0-2 0-0 0.
Totals 24-60 1-2 60.
UTSA at Arkansas, 7 p.m. Wednesday’s Game
Ole Miss 79, Louisiana 57
overslept for a game as a fresh- Lovely Peters said. “I’ve al- “He has matured a whole
Louisiana Tech at Louisiana-Lafayette, 7 p.m.
WISCONSIN (9-2): Reuvers 3-5 0-0 7, Sunday’s Games Thursday’s Games man. Last season, Peters also ways told him to apply himself. lot. It’s been awesome watch-
Happ 7-8 4-5 18, Davison 8-11 2-2 24, Trice 5-8 No games scheduled
0-0 14, King 4-8 2-3 10, Thomas 2-6 2-2 6, Ford
Troy at Western Kentucky, 2 p.m.
UC Riverside at UTEP, 2 p.m. Today’s Games served a three-game suspen- The only person that can stop ing Lamar’s growth on and
Georgia at Villanova, 6 p.m.
0-3 0-0 0, Strickland 5-7 1-2 14, Pritzl 2-5 0-0
5, McGrory 1-3 0-0 3, Ballard 0-2 0-0 0. Totals Southwestern Athletic Mississippi State at Southern Mississippi, 6 p.m. sion for disciplinary purposes. him from his blessings and off the court,” she said. “He
37-66 11-14 101.
Conference
UC Riverside vs. Texas A&M, 9:30 p.m.
Saturday’s Games In his absence, MSU struggled reaching his goals is him. was young — he’s still young,
Halftime—Wisconsin 69-32. 3-Point
Goals—Savannah St. 11-39 (Dotson 4-11,


Conf. Overall
W L Pct. W L Pct.
Middle Tennessee at Kentucky, Noon
Ole Miss at Louisiana Tech, 2 p.m.
to beat Stephen F. Austin and “He knows where he wants he’s still a young man — but
Sellers 3-8, Harper 2-8, Saeed 1-1, Dubose
1-5, Joseph 0-2, Hansen 0-2, Grant Jr. 0-2),
Grambling St. 0 0 .000 4 6 .400 South Dakota at Missouri, 3 p.m. needed a buzzer-beater to beat to go, and he knows the type he’s matured. He knows what
Texas Sou. 0 0 .000 4 6 .400 LSU at Rutgers, 3 p.m. (Big Ten Network)
Wisconsin 16-34 (Davison 6-9, Trice 4-7, Alcorn St. 0 0 .000 3 6 .333 Central Michigan at Vanderbilt, 5 p.m. Jacksonville State. He felt re- of behavior he had at the time. it takes to do what he needs to
Strickland 3-4, Reuvers 1-1, McGrory 1-2, Ark.-Pine Bluff 0 0 .000 3 7 .300 Oregon State vs. Texas A&M, 10:59 p.m.
Pritzl 1-4, Ford 0-2, Ballard 0-2, King 0-3). Alabama St. 0 0 .000 2 5 .286 Sunday’s Games sponsible for the struggles. He had to sit back and reflect. do.”
Rebounds—Savannah St. 20 (Harper 12), Wis-
consin 43 (Happ 11). Assists—Savannah St. 16
Jackson St.
MVSU
0 0 .000 2 8 .200
0 0 .000 2 10 .167
Florida at Ohio State, Noon
Northwestern State at Alabama, 2 p.m.
In Peters’ first five games You’re doing these things. Follow Dispatch
(Sellers 8), Wisconsin 28 (Strickland, Happ 6).
Total Fouls—Savannah St. 15, Wisconsin 5.
Southern U.
Prairie View
0 0 .000 1 9 .100
0 0 .000 1 9 .100
Prairie View at Arkansas, 2 p.m.
Samford at Auburn, 2 p.m.
back he went 8-for-39 from This won’t help you get to the sports writer Brett Hudson on
A—17,004 (17,230). Alabama A&M 0 0 .000 0 9 .000 South Carolina at Purdue, 2 p.m. (ESPN2) the field (20.5 percent) and next level. You have to apply Twitter @Brett_Hudson
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in school history. The start to Schaefer wasn’t as satisfied Off the court, senior Jordan Oregon and Washington will State in East Lansing, Michigan,
that season set the stage for following an 87-82 victory against Danberry will walk Friday morn- test whether MSU has learned and a victory against South
back-to-back appearances in then-No. 18 Marquette on Dec. 6. ing in MSU’s commencement its lessons from the game against Dakota State in Brookings, South
the national title game. The Golden Eagles’ 21 fast-break ceremony before joining the team. Marquette. The Pac-12 teams like- Dakota — should make the game
MSU is in a similar position as points were a primary irritant for Suffice to say there are more than ly will push tempo and try to beat even more appealing.
it winds down the non-conference Schaefer. Despite giving up 82 a few distractions. the Bulldogs down the court so On the back end, MSU can’t
portion of the 2018-19 schedule. points, the Bulldogs had an an- That’s why this stretch of they don’t have to contend with the overlook Washington simply
The first step will come at 6 p.m. swer every time the Golden Eagles games will be the best indicator 6-foot-7 McCowan in the middle or because the Huskies have slipped
Friday when No. 5 MSU (9-0) threatened to pull away. The mul- of what to expect from MSU this the Bulldogs’ player-to-player de- since the graduation of Kelsey
takes on Southern Mississippi (6- tiple immediate responses were a season. It will give Schaefer a fense. Even if Schaefer hasn’t had Plum and the departure of former
3) in Hattiesburg. positive sign for a team that is still chance to move closer to solid- many kind words for his team’s coach Mike Neighbors to
From there, MSU will leave trying to establish an identity and ifying a rotation. In the last two defense, MSU still is holding Arkansas.
for the West Coast, where it will to grow comfortable with roles, games, Schaefer hasn’t went to his opponents to 51.2 points per game, All in all, the road trip has a
face No. 7 Oregon on Tuesday and especially in tight games. bench as often or as long, so the which is fifth in the country. little bit of everything for the Bull-
Washington on Thursday before Each of the next three games next three games will give Myah Expect Oregon to pack dogs. Most importantly, Schaefer
breaking for the holidays. should put the Bulldogs in the Taylor, Andra Espinoza-Hunter, Matthew Knight Arena for the should return to Starkville with
MSU has posted arguably its same situation. Jessika Carter, and Xaria Wiggins matchup, which will be at 9 p.m. a much better idea about the
two most impressive victories in The matchup against South- a chance to make an impression. Tuesday on ESPN2. The Ducks makeup of the 2018-19 squad and
its last two games. A 67-49 victory ern Mississippi is a trap game. Sophomore Bre’Amber Scott have averaged 5,734 fans for their whether it has the mettle to make
against then-No. 10 Texas on Dec. Even though MSU only leads the already appears to have carved out three home games, but the No. 5 another run at a national title.
2 in Austin, Texas, gave MSU its all-time series 23-22, it has won a bigger role and a player Schaefer Bulldogs likely will attract plenty
first win against a ranked team the last six meetings. It enters the has confidence in to play defense of fans for a matchup that could Adam Minichino is sports
this season. The Bulldogs set the meeting with a 46-game winning and to provide a little scoring. include two Final Four teams. editor of The Dispatch. You
tone with a solid defensive effort streak in regular-season non-con- She hit a clutch 3-pointer from The fact that Oregon is coming can reach him at aminichino@
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rebounded the basketball the free-throw line. The and Jones hit back-to-back Frazier’s layup 29 sec-
very well and our bigs did W held Philander Smith layups. The W grabbed its onds into the fourth quar-
a great job scoring in the College to 30.5 percent first lead, 25-23, on Hink-
ter pushed the lead to 57-
paint. We did turn the ball from the field, 26.5 per- son’s 3-pointer. The Owls
over more than what we cent from 3-point range, led 41-40 at halftime. 52 and fueled the Owls’
wanted, but did a great job and 52.9 percent from the The score was tied run to the finish.
scoring in transition.” free-throw line. twice in the third quar- The W will return
The W shot 46.8 per- After trailing 20-18 ter and the lead changed
to the court at 2 p.m.
cent from the field, 22.2 after one quarter, The W hands four times.
percent from 3-point took control in the second Leading 55-52 after Saturday when plays at
range, and 59.6 percent at quarter, as Qiayon Bailey three quarters, MyNeka Huntingdon College.

Winter
Continued from Page 1B
“Here we were able to get some- a $60 million, three-year deal with The revamped New York Mets
thing over the finish line before get- Philadelphia last offseason, was bullpen will include a very familiar
ting on the plane,” he said. traded to Seattle earlier this month face in Familia. He needs a physical
Encarnacion drove in 107 runs and moved again this week. to complete a $30 million, three-
and hit 32 homers, increasing his “We know what makes him tick. year deal.
major league-best totals in both We know all of the things that he Familia had spent his entire ca-
departments since 2012. He could brings to a team into a clubhouse, reer with New York before being
provide the power lost when DH so that does help,” Indians GM traded to Oakland last July. He’ll
Nelson Cruz became a free agent Chris Antonetti said. return to the Mets as a setup man
—or not. Kelly cashed in, reaching agree- after they recently acquired big
“We’ll see how it goes with Ed- ment with the Los Angeles Dodgers league saves leader Edwin Diaz
win, whether he stays with us or he on a $25 million, three-year deal, a from Seattle.
moves on to another destination,” person familiar with the negotia- New Mets GM Brodie Van Wa-
Seattle assistant general manager tions told The Associated Press. genen said the Mets liked Familia
Justin Hollander said. The person spoke on condition of because of his “age, performance,
A month before he turns 36, En- anonymity because the deal had not repertoire and comfort being able
carnacion is guaranteed $25 mil- yet been announced. to handle our market.”
lion: $20 million next season and a The 30-year-old righty was 4-2 The NL Central Brewers added
$5 million buyout of a $25 million with a 4.39 ERA and two saves in another reliever, getting left-hander
club option for 2020. 73 games this year for Boston, then Alex Claudio from the Texas Rang-
The 32-year-old Santana spent excelled in October. He pitched in ers for a draft pick. Claudio was 4-2
the first eight seasons of his career all five World Series games against with a 4.48 ERA and one save in 65
in Cleveland and was a fan favor- the Dodgers and didn’t allow a run, relief appearances and one start
ite. The first baseman/DH signed striking out 10 in six innings. this year.

Speedway
Continued from Page 1B
option to use Hoosier Columbus. Highly fund- lap to protest,” Taylor said. Spoiler limits will
tires at weekly shows at ed programs will run said. “You can take your depend on motor type.
Columbus, Taylor said. $12,000 shocks packages, high-dollar shocks off Taylor said he consult-
“That’s $160 for a set of and a hearty investment and come race, as long as ed engine-builders like
tires that will be a direct in shocks can be the dif- you’re willing to sell that Jay Dickens and Robert
savings for the racer,” ference in running con- shock. If not, you lose Brown before finalizing
Taylor said. “And we’re go- sistently up front. To level money and points, and a engine rules.
ing back to the old school the plane, Columbus will second refusal will result “There are several
racing with everyone on run a $450 buyout rule. in a two-week suspen- shops that have spec
a hard tire. At the end of Taylor said Boland Per- sion.” engines laying around,
the race, the tire will have formance in Cuba, Missis- Other rules variations waiting for people to buy
to punch 60 (hardness). sippi, has “used” shocks include the option to run them,” Taylor said.
I think drivers should be that sell for $300 apiece. different motors, from NOTES: Taylor will
able to get three races out He also has collaborated IMCA and Supr Spec to begin adding fresh dirt
of each tires (for 25-lap with Shortys Shocks and wide-bore open. Those to the race surface next
features).” Afco Suspension Prod- who run a cheaper spec week. He also is examin-
The sales deal with ucts to establish the rule. motor can get more laps ing the feasibility of sell-
American Racer, which “You’ll have to be in for a third of the cost of a ing season passes next
is owned by Ray Cook, the top 10 and on the lead wide-bore motor, Taylor season.
promoter of the South-
ern All-Stars Super Late
Model Series, is one of
many strategic partner-
ships necessary to return
the division, Taylor said.
He has worked out vari-
ous title and contingency
sponsorship deals. For
instance, he has a deal
with Velocita Racing Gear
to give away fire suits,
shoes, and gloves.
Taylor recently spent
three days networking at
the Performance Racing
Industry trade show in In-
dianapolis.
“It takes everyone’s
support to make it hap-
pen,” Taylor said. “It’s
one of those things where
you need all the help you
can get. PRI was a great
chance to get around the
vendors and promote the
track, and (we) hope we
can get a few to come on
board and be a sponsor.”
Prior to Indianapolis,
Taylor had discussed
“wants” for the division
with drivers like Wesley
Greene and Shay Knight.
The central theme was
keeping costs low. While
tires will factor signifi-
cantly into race budgets,
shocks rules will dras-
tically lower costs at
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Roundup
Continued from Page 3B
tell you about it, so nothing has He also expressed enthusiasm about reclaiming duced an SEC title and national championship mitted to a championship culture in all things.” UAB’s program resumed play last season after
the role as offensive play caller that propelled him game appearance, but his teams have only man- Diaz, who said he will finish out the season for being shut down for two years by the university.
changed. I feel that’s a part of to that position in the first place. aged one more 10-win season. Miami in the Pinstripe Bowl against Wisconsin on UAB will play Northern Illinois on Tuesday in
what coach Meyer is. He’s natu- Malzahn spoke publicly for the first time since The offensive production has dropped off Dec. 27, thanked all of the former coaches he has the Boca Raton Bowl. The Blazers are seeking
rally a competitor. Stepping out the regular season loss to No. 1 Alabama that in recent seasons, with Auburn ranking 75th na- worked under in college football in his 19-year career. their first bowl win.
is one of the hardest things he’s concluded an underachieving 7-5 regular season. tionally in scoring this season at 28.3 points per He was defensive coordinator at Mississippi State, Clark has gone 24-14 in three seasons with
The team’s performance this season led to spec- game. He admitted the team wasn’t disciplined Louisiana Tech, Texas and Middle Tennessee State. the Blazers, including one before the shutdown.
had to do and while he’s still
ulation about his standing even with a hefty $32 enough at times on the field. “I had an amazing collection of head coaches He will receive the award Jan. 5, 2019, in San
here in the facility, he’s not gon- million buyout and statements from athletic direc- Offensive coordinator Chip Lindsey left to I’ve worked under that have helped shape my phi- Jose, California, before of the national champion-
na change. It’s in his nature. He tor Allen Green and President Steven Leath that take the same job at Kansas. Malzahn has hired losophy and style,” Diaz said. “That goes to back ship game.
couldn’t help it if he wanted to.” Malzahn would return next season. 28-year-old Kenny Dillingham away from Mem- to my first head coach, Bobby Bowden, who was The award is named after the famed Gram-
Players said the “win one for “I know there’s a lot of things that probably phis as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks maybe the best ever to do it.” bling State coach who won 408 games in his
weren’t accurate,” Malzahn said. “As a head coach, coach while re-installing himself as the guy calling After mentioning the Bowden at Florida State career.
coach” talk is intensifying. you stay in your lane. You do everything you can to plays from the sideline. coach, Diaz also thanked Chuck D’Amato, Rick n New Texas Tech coach Matt Wells gets
“When one of your toughest get it turned around. We’re going to do that.” n Temple introduces Diaz as coach: At Phil- Stockstill, Dan Mullen, Mack Brown, Skip Holtz, $18.8M, six-year contract: At Lubbock, Texas,
soldiers is calling it quits, we He did dispute several reports saying he’d adelphia, Manny Diaz let everyone know what he and Mark Richt. New Texas Tech coach Matt Wells has a six-year,
need to go out with a bang,” Dix- agreed to rework his contract, including reducing thought of the reception he received when being in- Unlike Diaz, Collins won’t coach the Owls $18.8 million contract, with Utah State getting an
that buyout for future seasons. troduced as Temple’s football coach Thursday. in their bowl game. Temple will take on Duke in $800,000 buyout.
on said. “It means a lot to us and “My contract has not changed one bit,” Mal- “This is better than what was on the bro- the Walk On’s Independence Bowl on Dec. 27 in The school released details of the contract
a lot to him — all the work we’ve zahn said. “I was never told I had to change my chure,” he said. Shreveport, Louisiana. Tight Ends Coach Ed Fo- Thursday. Wells, who replaced Kliff Kingsbury af-
put in together. It’s a good thing contract to keep my job. I’ve got the support of our The 44-year-old University of Miami defen- ley, who is the interim coach for Temple for the ter the former Texas Tech quarterback was fired,
to leave him with something that athletic director and president. There’s nobody sive coordinator was introduced as the 15th head second time, will coach that game. could earn incentives of up to $1 million and will
hamstringing me from doing my job.” coach in school history in front of a packed crowd n UAB coach Clark wins Eddie Robinson owe 20 percent of the deal’s remaining value if he
would mean a lot to him, which is Malzahn has bet big on himself to turn around of students and supporters at Liacouris Center. Award: At Birmingham, Alabama, Alabama-Bir- leaves for another job.
another win.” an offense that ranked among the Southeastern Diaz replaces Geoff Collins, who left last week mingham’s Bill Clark has won the Eddie Robinson Texas Tech’s buyout is 70 percent of the
n Malzahn says Auburn’s offense, Conference’s least productive last season. That after two seasons to coach Georgia Tech. National Coach of the Year Award. remaining value but could be reduced by Wells’
fortunes will rise: At Auburn, Alabama, Gus starts with the Music City Bowl Dec. 28 against “I was very deliberate in my time searching Clark has led the Blazers to their first Confer- future earnings elsewhere.
Malzahn is returning to his play calling roots — Purdue, when Malzahn will be back running the out the right head coaching opportunity,” Diaz ence USA championship with a program-record Wells’ assistants will earn $600,000 each on
and to Auburn for another season. show on offense. said. “I had some other opportunities throughout 10 wins. The award was announced Thursday by three-year contracts, with incentives for reaching
The coach addressed talk about his job secu- He called the plays in his first three seasons the years but I wanted to find the right fit not just the Football Writers Association of America and the Big 12 championship game, the College Foot-
rity after the team’s first bowl practice Thursday. as Auburn’s head coach. The first season pro- for me but for my family and a place that is com- the Sugar Bowl. ball Playoff or other bowl games.

Comics & Puzzles
DILBERT
Dear Abby
D
EAR ABBY: than I’ve been gradually in its own time.
A year ago in a very long DEAR ABBY: This is for
my 13- time. He is the delivery drivers or anyone
year marriage polar opposite of making a delivery to your house
fell apart. My Rick, and he has that requires a signature or
husband, “Rick,” no idea of how a real person to receive the
will be spending strong my feel- item (i.e., an Uber driver with
the next six years ings are toward food). I’m 61 and have very bad
in prison. I am him. knees. I can’t just jump up and
32 and have two Should I let run to the door. Today a driver
boys, ages 13 Jason know what knocked on my door and then,
and 15. my feelings are? as I was trying to get out of my
ZITS The last year
has been pretty
I’m confused.
Could this just be
chair and walk to the door, he
started punching the doorbell
tough for all of us. me wanting com- repeatedly.
I’ve been learning panionship? I love People with arthritis, bad
how to be both being his friend knees or many other conditions
mother and father
Dear Abby and would like to can’t get there in an instant.
to them. I am also continue to be. I Please give folks like us a min-
heartbroken by what he did that don’t want to ruin it by revealing ute to get to the door. Someone
landed him in prison. I have my feelings if he doesn’t feel could fall while trying to rush
filed for divorce, and there will the same. Also, I don’t want and get hurt. — NOT FAST
be no reconciliation. to rush into anything. Please ENOUGH IN FLORIDA
I never thought I would be advise me. — LONELY AND DEAR N.F.E.: You make a
with another man. Rick is the CONFUSED OUT WEST good point. Delivery people
only man I have ever been with. DEAR LONELY AND CON- sometimes become frustrated
But over the last couple of FUSED: There is nothing wrong because they have many de-
GARFIELD months I have begun develop-
ing feelings for someone, or at
with wanting companionship,
but the last thing you and your
liveries to make. A solution to
your problem might be to post a
least I think I have. children need is for you to jump small sign next to your doorbell
“Jason” is a great man. We from the frying pan into the fire. that reads: Please be patient.
attend the same church, and You are still a married woman. I’ll open the door in a minute!
it’s very important to me and Jason may be terrific — Heaven P.S. For those who are
my family that he’s devoted to sent, even — but it’s too soon inclined, “smart” doorbells
God like we are. Jason loves my to “declare” anything. The two are available for use with a
kids, and my kids like him a lot, of you are still getting to know cellphone that enable you to
too. He has also taken the time each other, and love needs communicate with a delivery
to mentor my oldest son. Every time to develop. Be patient and person at the door before you
time I see Jason I feel happier allow the relationship to evolve get there. Consider getting one.

CANDORVILLE Horoscopes
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Dec. TAURUS (April 20-May experience of the day. It will
14). Your life will be lush with 20). Many material things quickly wash over you.
mutual appreciation. Your love bring more torment than LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). The
is like Miracle-Gro. Those you delight, as the maintenance, question is not whether you’re
nurture will thrive, and it’s your cartage, storage and display better off than you were. That
pleasure to watch this happen. of these things, coupled with thought journey has the poten-
Highlights to come include trav- the fear of losing them, can tial to meander high and low
el done in style, a group effort be more acute than any joy of but ultimately will lead straight
to launch your project and the ownership. into a wall. The thought journey
happy resolution to what was GEMINI (May 21-June you want to go on begins with
an ongoing conflict. Capricorn 21). Among other things, love “What now?”
and Aquarius adore you. Your has been compared to fever, VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22).
lucky numbers are: 9, 4, 39, dreaming and anesthesia. Cer- You’re not afraid of responsibil-
BABY BLUES 22 and 18.
ARIES (March 21-April
tainly, that’s one version – and
a very pleasant, though tempo-
ity, and when you commit your-
self, you go all in. Somehow,
19). Gratitude is like stretch- rary, one at that. So enjoy! making up your mind to do a
ing. It’s preparation for the CANCER (June 22-July thing reduces your fear. It’s like
vigor ahead, easing the way 22). Avoiding sadness today is each action you choose comes
for effort, warding off injury. like standing in the ocean and with a side order of courage.
People don’t do gratitude for avoiding wetness. Sadness LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23).
the same reason people don’t (like joy, excitement, frustra- You’ll find it interesting when
stretch. It’s so easy they for- tion, trepidation, curiosity...) people you’ve known for a long
get. Don’t let that be you. is part and parcel with the time have a different recollec-
tion than you do about your
shared history. Perhaps both
versions are equally valid.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov.
21). Sometimes you wonder
BEETLE BAILEY whether you should even go to
the expense of buying event
tickets when the best part of
going out is the anticipation of
it, and that’s absolutely free.
Put something new on the
books.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-
Dec. 21). The ennui is not re-
lievable by purchase. The retail
rush lasts somewhere between
15 minutes and two hours, and
then the ennui settles back in.
It will take a big project to send
the ennui running.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan.
MALLARD FILLMORE 19). Everything looks original
to the one who’s never seen it
before. Put you work in front of
fresh eyes of all ages to get a
different perspective on what
you’re doing. The feedback will
help you hone in on a more
lucrative direction.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb.
18). You’re so respectful and
appreciative of even the most
accessible joys because you
know that sometimes a lot
more work goes into present-
ing them than most people
FAMILY CIRCUS would guess.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March
20). Modesty isn’t always
about what you say; it’s often
a move that comes before that
– the avoidance of being spot-
lighted at all. A low profile will
keep you in the good graces of
humility.

Narrow the field
SOLUTION:
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Religious briefs
Worship Services from 11 a.m.-1 Sunday at Calvary and at 6 p.m. ev-
Turkey Giveaway Gospel Choir Musical p.m. every 1st, 2nd & 3rd Sunday ery Tuesday at Meadowview Church.
Praise and Worship Service
The Northeast Mississippi Mt. Peiler M.B. Church, 840 Sulfur Springs MB Church holds
of each month at the Travis Outlaw Get help, healing and support for
Layman’s Fellowship Group hosts Hwy. 389 in Starkville, hosts its a praise and worship service the
Sportsplex Center, 405 Lynn Lane any habit, hurt or hang-up using the
at Turkey Giveaway at 10 a.m. Dec. Annual Gospel Choir Musical at 3 last Friday of each month at 7 p.m.
in Starkville. Sunday School is from Christ-centered 12 steps.
15 at J.L. King Park Pavilion, 400 p.m. Dec. 16. Praise is the voice For information, call Pastor Henry
10-10:30 a.m. For more informa-
N. Long St. in Starkville, Limited to of the Soul set free. The public is Mosley, 662-328-1035.
the first 50 needy families. Prayer invited to attend.
tion, call 662-263-7102. Prayer, Free Coffee
Mount Zion Missionary Baptist
and evangelism will be extended.
Grief Support Group Church, 2221 14th Ave. N., hosts
Prayer Service
For more information, call Orlando End of Year Celebration The Oil of Joy for Grief and free coffee and a prayer community
Church of the Eternal Word,
Trainer, 662-769-0071. Ruby Ellis presents the Annual 106 22nd. St. S., Columbus, holds
Mourning offers a grief support outreach service from 8-9 a.m.
End of the ear Gospel Celebration prayer service Thursday nights 5-6
group at 6 p.m. every second Thurs- every fifth Saturday. For informa-
Pastor Anniversary Program at 6 p.m. Dec. 30 at Brown Ridge
day of the month at United Chris- tion, contact Jesse Slater, 662-
p.m. Contact Marie Nabors, 662-
Zion Gate M.B. Church, 1202 5th M.B. Church, 2013 Swedenburg 549-4322. Church service times:
tian Baptist Church, 232 Yorkville 328-4979.
St. S., hosts its Pastor Dr. James A. Road in Crawford. Special guest Sunday school 10 a.m.; Sunday
Road East. “Making your grieving
Boyd’s 53rd Anniversary Program at will be the Might Travelers, Golden worship 11:15 a.m.; Tuesday Bible
8 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Gates, Might Voices, Demario
journey easier.” For more informa-
tion, call 662-327-0604 or e-mail
Radio Program study 7 p.m. For information, call
Dec. 16. Guest speakers will be Dr. Brown & Connected, Committed, Al Apostles Patrick Perkins invites Pastor District Elder Lou Nabors,
unitedchristian@cableone.net. the public to tune in to WTWG,
Vernon Swift of Elizabeth Baptist Hinton, Tim Frierson & many more. 662-329-1234.
The public is invited to attend. For radio 1050 AM for Perfecting the
Church in Tuscaloosa, Alabama,
Dr. Lee Brand Jr. of Beth-el Baptist more information, call Ruby Ellis, Fellowship Dinner, Youth Saints Broadcast, Wednesdays
Fitness Transformations
Church in Starkville and Dr. Melvin 662-549-4878 Service 8:30 a.m.
The Transformational Church,
Owens of Mt. Zion Baptist Church Pleasant Ridge Faith Center, 2301 Jess Lyons Road, hosts box-
in Lafayette, Alabama. The public is Enrollment Applications 923 Ridge Road, Columbus, hosts Women Prayer, Worship ing lessons Mondays and Wednes-
invited to attend. Mississippi State School of a fellowship dinner and youth ser-
vice every third Sunday.
Service day from 5-7 p.m., weight-loss boot
Ministry will be accepting applica- Church of the Eternal Word, 106 camp Tuesdays and Thursdays 5-7
Pastor & Wife Anniversary tions for enrollment beginning Jan. 22nd St. S., holds a prayer and p.m. and both on Saturdays 9-11
Mt. Airy M.B. Church, 1675 Craig 3 in Starkville and Jan. 7 in Reform, Prayer for Youth worship service every Thursday a.m.
Springs Road in Sturgis, hosts its Alabama. For more information, call Every second and third Saturday, from 5-6 p.m. Call Marie Nabors,
Pastor Dennis Johnson and First Dr. Michael Boyd, 662-425-8443,
Pastor Francisco Brock, 662-386-
Pleasant Ridge Faith Center hosts a
prayer for the youth from 2-3 p.m.
662-549-4322 or 662-329-1234,
for prayer requests.
Youth Fellowship
Lady Lana Johnson’s 15th Year The Transformational Church,
Anniversary Program at 3 p.m. Dec. 5317 or Pastor Demarco Smith, 2301 Jess Lyons Road, hosts Youth
16. Guest speaker will be the Rev. 205-722-8505. Celebrate Recovery Prayer Ministry Fellowship from 7-8:30 p.m. every
Charles Brown of Piney Grove M.B. Calvary Church, 514 Lehmberg New Beginning Everlasting Out- Tuesday. Games, prayer, service,
Church in Starkville. Special music by Worship Services Road, and Meadowview Church, reach Ministry invites the public to food, & more. Transportation
Myron Barnes and family. The public Open Doors M.B. Church invites 300 Linden Circle in Starkville, host call in with their prayer requests at available. For information, call Iris
is invited to attend. the public to Sunday Morning Celebrate Recovery at 6 p.m. every 662-327-9843. Roberson, 662-295-7456.

Around the world

Prosecutor: 7 held in Strasbourg EU leaders vow to press
on with ‘no-deal’ Brexit plans
market shooting investigation The Associated Press

BRUSSELS — European Union leaders ex-
29-year-old suspect was shot dead officers identified them-
selves, Chekatt turned
with a long history of
convictions for various pressed deep doubts Friday that British Prime Minis-
on Thursday during a police operation around and opened fire.
“A projectile hit the
crimes, including robber-
ies. Chekatt also had been
ter Theresa May can live up to her side of their Brexit
agreement and they vowed to step up preparations
BY SAMUEL PETREQUIN struct the past 48 hours in vehicle above the left on a watch list of potential for a potentially-catastrophic “no-deal” scenario.
and MSTYSLAV CHERNOV order to find out whether rear door, two police offi- extremists. May canceled a Brexit vote in the U.K. Parlia-
The Associated Pres
he got some support,” cers responded, shooting Witnesses said the ment this week after it became clear the assembly
Heitz said. several times, and killed gunman shouted “God would reject the deal she concluded with the EU last
STR ASBOURG, him,” Heitz said. is great!” in Arabic and month. She traveled to Brussels in hope of wringing
Chekatt was suspect-
France — Investigators Investigators found a sprayed gunfire from a some concessions from her European partners that
ed of killing three people
looking into the Stras- gun, a knife and ammuni- security zone near the would help assuage doubts about the draft divorce
near Strasbourg’s Christ-
bourg attack are trying tion on Chekatt’s body. Christmas market on agreement back in London.
to establish whether the mas market on Tuesday
night. Heitz said that, in The immediate after- Tuesday. Security forces But EU leaders rejected any attempt to re-nego-
main suspect was helped math of the shootout be- wounded the man but he tiate their agreement, a 585-page legal text settling
by accomplices while on addition, “a fourth victim
tween French security managed to escape in a things like the divorce bill and the rights next year
the run, Paris prosecutor is brain dead. Among
forces and the suspect taxi, which dropped him of Europeans living in Britain or Britons living in the
Remy Heitz said Friday. the 12 other wounded,
was caught on camera off in Neudorf. EU.
The prosecutor, who there is one person in a
from across the street,
handles terror cases life-threatening condition with video footage show-
throughout France, told and four who remain hos- ing armed officers at the
a news conference on pitalized.” scene and the body of the
Friday that seven people After a two-day man- man slumped in a door-
are in police custody, in- hunt, Heitz said, on way.
cluding four family mem- Thursday evening three More officers arrive
bers of Cherif Chekatt. officers patrolling in Neu- at the scene soon after,
The 29-year-old was shot dorf spotted a man corre- followed by crime scene
dead on Thursday during sponding to the suspect’s investigators.
a police operation which description. He noticed The Paris prosecutor’s
took place in the Neudorf their vehicle and tried office formally identi-
neighborhood of the city. unsuccessfully to enter fied the man as Chekatt,
“We want to recon- a building. When police a Strasbourg-born man

Israel launches West Bank
crackdown after Palestinian attack
The Associated Press with Thursday’s attackers, while Pales-
tinian President Mahmoud Abbas held
RAMALLAH, West Bank — Israel’s Israel responsible for what he said was a
military launched a West Bank manhunt violent environment.
Thursday, setting up checkpoints and After consulting with top security
blocking roads, after a Palestinian gun- officials for several hours, Netanyahu
man killed two Israeli soldiers at a bus beefed up troop levels in the West Bank,
stop outside a West Bank settlement and ordered detentions of Hamas activists
sped away. and called for demolishing the homes of
The shooting added to a deadly week assailants within 48 hours.
that claimed seven lives, including an Netanyahu also said he would legalize
Israeli newborn, a 60-year-old Palestin- thousands of existing West Bank settle-
ian businessman and three Palestinian ment homes whose status was in ques-
assailants, two of them members of the tion, and ordered his attorney general to
Islamic militant Hamas. make arrangements for construction of
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Ne- 82 news homes in Ofra, the scene of one
tanyahu said he would “settle accounts” of this week’s attacks.

Canada caught between 2 powers,
feeling alone in the world
The Associated Press south has been conspicu- the North Korean border,
ously absent in coming to were taken into custody
TORONTO — First its aid. Monday on suspicion of
U.S. President Donald “We’ve never been this “engaging in activities that
Trump attacked Canada on alone,” historian Robert endanger the national se-
trade. Then Saudi Arabia Bothwell said. “We don’t curity” of China, Chinese
punished it for speaking
have any serious allies. foreign ministry spokes-
up for human rights. Now
And I think that’s another man Lu Kang said. Canadi-
China has the country in
factor in what the Chinese an consular officials have
its cross-hairs, detaining
two Canadians in apparent are doing. ... Our means had no access to them.
retaliation for the arrest of of retaliation are very few. Their detentions ratch-
a top Chinese tech execu- China is a hostile power.” et up pressure on Cana-
tive on behalf of the United The two Canadians, da, which arrested Meng
States. Michael Kovrig, a former Wanzhou, the chief finan-
Canada is caught be- diplomat in China, and cial officer of telecommu-
tween two super powers Michael Spavor, an en- nications giant Huawei, on
and taking the punish- trepreneur who lived in Dec. 1 at the request of the
ment — and its ally to the northeastern China near United States.
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envelope containing a Beneficiary, to secure
bid shall be clearly an indebted therein de-
marked on the outside scribed, which Deed of
as: BID ENCLOSED
“WEST BANK PORT –
CRANE RAIL EXTEN-
Phone: 662.328.2424 Trust is recorded in the
Office of the Chancery
Clerk of Lowndes
SION (REBID)”, and the
envelope should also
classifieds@cdispatch.com County, Mississippi in
Instrument found in Bk:
bear on the outside the
name of the Company cdispatch.com/classifieds Mort 2014 Page 22574-
22577 and
and the Company’s ad-
dress. If forwarded by P.O. Box 511 • 516 Main Street WHEREAS, on the 15th
mail, the sealed envel-
ope containing the bid
must be enclosed in an-
Columbus, MS 39701 day of November, 2018,
the holder of said Deed
of Trust substituted and
other envelope ad- appointed James O.

DEADLINES
dressed to the Port Dir- Ford as Substitute
ector, Lowndes County Trustee by Instrument

(Deadlines subject to change.)
Port Authority, 1121
Main Street, Lowndes REGULAR RATES SUPER SAVER RATES GARAGE SALE RATES recorded in the office of
the aforesaid Chancery
County 4 Lines/6 Days ................... $19.20
Port Authority 6 Days ...................................... $12.00 4 Lines/1 Day..................$9.20
Clerk in Instrument
2nd Floor, Suite 207, 12 Days .................................... $18.00 found in Bk: Mort 2018
For Placing/Canceling Classified Line Ads: 4 Lines/12
Columbus, Mississippi, Days................. $31.20 4 Lines/3 Days..............$18.00
Page:24394-24395;
Over 6 lines is $1 per additional line.
Sunday Paper Deadline is Thursday 3:00 P.M.
39701. 4 Lines/26
Any bid not re- Days................. $46.80 Price includes 2
and
FREE Garage Sale
ceived in writing at this Six lines or less, consecutive days.
Rate applies to commercial operations signs. RAIN GUARANTEE: If it hav-
Monday Paper Deadline is Friday 12:00 P.M. office by the date and Rate applies to private party ads of non-commer- WHEREAS, default
time specified and willmerchandise
be over $1,000. rains the day of youring sale,
been we made will in re-
the
Tuesday Paper Deadline is Monday 12:00 P.M. declared late. The Port cial nature for merchandise under $1,000. Must payments of the in-
Wednesday Paper Deadline is Tuesday 12:00 P.M. Authority will not Call be328-2424
re- for rates on include price in ad. 1 ITEM PER AD. run you ad the next week
debtedness secured byFREE!
sponsible for delaysadditional in lines. No pets, firewood, etc. You must call to request the said free re-run.
Deed of Trust,
Thursday Paper Deadline is Wednesday 12:00 P.M. delivery. It is solely the and the holder of said

INDEX
Friday Paper Deadline is Thursday 12:00 P.M. responsibility of the Deed of Trust, having re-
LEGAL NOTICES must be submitted 3 business days vendor that bids to quested the under-
reach the opening on signed so to do. On the
prior to first publication date time. Any bid received 26th day of December,
after deadline will be re- 2018, I will during the
turned unopened. Bids lawful hours of between
• Please read your ad on the first day of publication. We accept or alterations by fax or 11:00 a.m. and 4:00
responsibility only for the first incorrect insertion. 0 Legals
phone will not be accep-
1780 Sitting with Elderly/Sick 4000 Merchandise 5000 Pets & Livestock 8000p.m.,RealatEstatepublic outcry,
• The Publisher assumes no financial responsibility for errors nor for ted. All mailed bids 1790 Stump Removal 4030 Air Conditioners 5100 Free Pets 8050 Commercial
offer for salePropertyand will
shall be
1000
sent
Service
via FedEx 1800 Swimming Pools 4060 Antiques 5150 Pets 8100 Farms
sell, &
at Timberland
the South front
omission of copy. Liability shall not exceed the cost of that portion of 1030 Air Conditioning & Heating
space occupied by such error. or UPS as the US Postal 1830 Tax Service 4090 Appliances 5200 Horses/Cattle/Livestock 8150door
Housesof- Northside
the Lowndes
1060 Appliance
Service will not deliver Repair
• All questions regarding classified ads currently running should be to this address. 1860 Tree Service 4120 Auctions 5250 Pet Boarding/Grooming 8200County Courthouse at
Houses - East
1070 Asphalt & Paving 1890 Upholstery Columbus, Mississippi,
directed to the Classified Department. 4150 Baby Articles 5300 Supplies/Accessories 8250for
Houses
cash - NewtoHope
the highest
1090 Automotive Services 1910 Welding
• All ads are subject to the approval of this paper. The Commercial No bidder 4180 Bargain Column 5350 Veterinarians 8300bidder,
Houses - South
1120may with-
Building & Remodeling the following de-
Dispatch reserves the right to reject, revise, classify or cancel any draw his1150 bid within 2000 Announcements 4210 Bicycles 5400 Wanted To Buy 8350scribed
Houses - West land and prop-
ninety (90) days Carpeting/Flooring
after NOTICE OF PUBLIC
advertising at any time. 4240 Building Materials 8450erty
Housessituated
- Caledoniain Lowndes
the actual 1180date
Childcare
of the 2050 Card of Thanks
4250 Burial Plots
6000 Financial
HEARING County,
8500 Houses - Other Mississippi, to-
opening 1210 Chimney Cleaning
thereof. 2100 Fraternal & LodgeIN THE CHANCERY 6050 Business Opportunity wit:
Advertisements must be 2150 Good Things To EatCOURT OF LOWNDES 4270 Business Furniture & Notice is hereby 8520 Hunting Land
1240 Contractors 6100 Business Opportunity Wanted given
EVIDENCE: 2200 In Memorial COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI Equipment the Mississippi En- 8550BoundaryInvestment Property
1250No bid Services
Computer will 6120 Checkthat
Cashing Description-
paid for in advance. be opened, considered
or accepted 1270 Electrical
unless the
1300 Excavatingis giv-
2250 Instruction & School
IN THE MATTER 4330
2300 Lost & Found ESTATE OF
4300 Camera Equipment
OF THE
Clothing
vironmental Quality Per- 8600Tract
6150 Insurance
mit Board will hold a
Lots & Acreage
1
8650 Mobile Homes
6200 Loanspublic meeting on Tues- A tract of land being loc-
above information 4360 Coins & Jewelry 8700 Mobile Home Spaces
You may cancel atSTATE any OFtime during
MISSISSIPPI regular business hours en as 1320
specified.Fitness Training 2350 Personals FRANCES M. PERKINS,
4390 Computer Equipment
6250 Mortgages
day, at 9:00 a.m. on ated in the Southeast
8750 Resort Property
and receiveCOUNTY
a refund for days not published.
OF LOWNDES
Awarding1360
1330 Furniture Repair & Refinishing
public
2400 Special Notices DECEASED
4420 Farm Equipment & Supplies
January
6300 Stocks & Bonds 8, 2019 in the Quarter (SE ¼) of Sec-
8800 River2,Property
Generalcon-
Services 2600 Travel/Entertainment Mississippi
6350 Business for Sale Department tion Township 17
tracts to non-resident CAUSE NO.: 4450 Firewood of Environmental Qual- 8850South, Wanted toRange
Buy 17 West,

FREE SERVICES
NOTICE OF SALE 1380 Housecleaning
ADVERTISEMENT FOR Bidders will be on the 3000 Employment 2018-86-HJD 4460 Flea Markets 7000 Rentals
ity, 515 Amite Street, 8900Lowndes County, Mis-
Waterfront Property
BIDS 1390 Insulation
same basis as the non- 3050 Clerical & Office Jackson, Mississippi sissippi and more par-
WHEREAS, the follow- 4480 Furniture 7050 Apartments
ing tenants entered in- resident 1400 Insurancestate
bidder’s 3100 Data Processing/ROBERT
Computer M. PERKINS, 4510 Garage Sales 39201.
7100 Commercial Property
9000 Transportation
ticularly described as
LOWNDES COUNTY awards 1410 Interior Decorators
contracts to EXECUTOR 9050follows:
Auto Accessories/Parts
Bargain Column
to leases with 3150 Domestic Help 4540 General Merchandise 7150 Houses
FRIENDLYAd CITYmust PORT AUTHORITY
MINI-fit in 4 lines (approximately Mississippi Contractors
1440 Jewelry/Watch Repair Consideration will be 9100 Auto Rentals & Leasing
3170 Engineering SUMMONS BY PUBLICA- 4570 Household Goods 7180 Hunting Land to the following
WAREHOUSES for stor- WEST BANK PORT – bidding under1470 Lawn similar cir-
Care/Landscaping given 9150Commencing
Autos for Sale at an iron
20 characters per line) age and willinrun
space whichfor
to 3 days.
CRANE ForRAILitemsEXTEN-$100 or cumstances. In order to 3200 General Help Wanted
TION 4630 Lawn & Garden 7190 Landsurface
for Rent/Lease
mining bond re- pin marking the South-
1500 Locksmiths 9200 Aviationcorner of said Sec-
less ONLY. More than onepersonal
store item may be in SION
property same(REBID)
ad, but prices ensure that 1530 Machinery Repair
3250 Management Positions 4660 Merchandise Rentals lease
7200 Mobile Homesapplication: east
9250tion
Boats2;& Marine
LOWNDES COUNTY, Mississippi’s Golden 3300 Medical/Dental THE STATE OF MISSIS- run thence North
may not total over $100, no relists.
and
MISSISSIPPI 1560 Mobile Home
Rule is followed, state Services SIPPI
4690 Musical Instruments 7250 Mobile Home Spaces
Ronnie Jones Construc- 930045 Camper/R.V.’s
degrees 37 minutes
3350 Opportunity Information 4700 Satellites 7300 Office Spaces
Free Pets WHEREAS, default has law requires a non-resid-
1590 Moving & Storage tion, Inc., A1674, Per- 9350West a distance of
Golf Carts
3400 Part-Time TO: All Unknown4720 Sporting Goods 7350 Resort Rentals
Up tobeen
4 lines,
maderuns in thefor
pay-6 days.
Sealed bids for the ent bidder 1620toPainting
attach to
& Papering Heirs- mit No. P08-007, 94001598.1 feet to an iron
Motorcycles/ATVs
West Bank Port – Crane his bid, a copy of 3450 Positions Wanted at-Law of Richard 4750 Stereos & TV’s
C. Per- 7400 RiverLowndes
Property County, Mis- pin; run thence South
Lost & Found
ment of rent and 1650 Pest Control 945056Trailers/Heavy Equipment
Up to CITY
FRIENDLY 6 lines, Rail Extension
MINI-ad will run for 6 days. (Rebid) his/her resident state’s 3500 Professional kins, deceased, and
4780 Wanted To Buy 7450 Roomssissippi The applicant degrees 20 minutes
WAREHOUSES pursu- at the Lowndes County current laws 1680 Plumbing
pertaining 3550 Restaurant/HotelAny Unknown Persons seeks
7500 Storage the release of 9500West
& Garages
Trucks, aVans & Buses of
distance
ant to said Leases is Port will be received by to such state’s 1710 Printingtreat- 3600 Sales/Marketing In Interest 90% of the perform- 9550244.5
Wanted tofeetBuy to an iron
These ads are taken by fax, e-mail or in person at
authorized to sell the the Lowndes County
Port Authority at 1121
ment of 1740
contractors.
non-resident
Roofing & Guttering 3650Trades All Unknown Heirs-at-
7520 Vacation
7550
ance
Wanted
cover
Rentals
to
bond posted to
Rentthe reclamation of
pin; run thence South
56 degrees 20 minutes
our office. Ads will not be take by telephone.
personal property to sat-
isfy the past due and Main Street, Lowndes
1770 Saws & Lawn Mowers 3700Truck Driving Law of Bonnie Perkins, 7600 Waterfront
20 acresPropertyof surface West a distance of
any other charges owed County Administrative Each Bidder must de- deceased, and mined land located in 166.5 feet to an iron
to it by the following ten- Boardroom, 2nd Floor, posit with his proposal, Any Unknown Persons Section 31 and 36, pin; run thence North
Legal Notices 0010 Legal Notices 0010
ants. Suite 204, 0010
Legal Notices Columbus, aLegal
BidNotices
Bond 0010or Certified Legal Notices 0010 InLegal
Interest
Notices 0010 Legal Notices 0010 Township
Legal Notices16 0010South, 84
Legaldegrees
Notices 0010 27 minutes
Mississippi, 39701 un- Check in an amount Range 17W and 18W, West a distance of 25.9
SUMMONS BY PUBLICA- NOW THEREFORE, no- til 10:00 A.M. on Janu- equal to five percent STATE OF MISSISSIPPI Bill Perkins IN THE CHANCERY Lowndes County, Mis- feet to an iron pin; run
TION tice is hereby given that ary 17, 2019 and then (5%) of his bid, payable COUNTY OF LOWNDES 129 Lori Lee Drive COURT OF LOWNDES sissippi. thence North 57 de-
FRIENDLY CITY MINI- at said office publicly to the Lowndes County Gallatin, TN 37066 COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI grees 18 minutes West
IN THE CHANCERY WAREHOUSES will offer opened and read aloud. Port Authority, as bid se- NOTICE OF SALE All comments must be a distance of 310.7 feet
COURT OF LOWNDES for sale, and will sell at curity. The successful Kim Kachelmuss IN THE MATTER OF THE received by the Office of to the Point of Begin-
COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI auction to the highest This project includes ex- bidder will be required WHEREAS, the follow- 264 South East Avenue ESTATE OF JOHNNIE Geology no later than ning of the herein de-
bidder for cash all per- tending the concrete to furnish a Payment ing tenants entered in- South Elgin, IL 60177 MAE WILLIAMS, DE- December 29, 2018, in scribed tract; run
IN THE MATTER OF AN- sonal property in stor- crane rail pad at the Bond and Performance to leases with CEASED order to forward a copy thence North 57 de-
THONY A. McGEE, JR. age units leased by the West Bank Port for the Bond each in the FRIENDLY CITY MINI- All Unknown Heirs-at- of the comments to the grees 18 minutes West
following tenants at Lowndes County Port amount of one hundred WAREHOUSES for stor- Law of Deanna P. Fro- ESTATE NO. 2017- operator and to incor- a distance of 333.3 feet
CAUSE NO. 2018-0243- FRIENDLY CITY MINI- Authority. percent (100%) of the age space in which to man, being one and the 0186HJD porate the comments in- to an iron pin; run
B WAREHOUSES 903 contract amount. store personal property same person as to the hearing records thence North 16 de-
Alabama St. Columbus, The above general out- and Deanna O. Froman, de- SUMMONS as required by law. grees 35 minutes East
SUMMONS MS, at 8:30 am on the line of features of the Bid documents are be- ceased, and Any Un- a distance of 210.1 feet
4th day of January, A.D. work does not in any ing made available elec- WHEREAS, default has known Persons In In- THE STATE OF MISSIS- For further information, to an iron pin; run
THE STATE OF MISSIS- 2019. All auctions are way limit the responsib- tronically and via origin- been made in the pay- terest SIPPI write the Mississippi thence North 58 de-
SIPPI with reserve and there- ility of the Contractor to al paper copy (if reques- ment of rent and Department of Environ- grees 37 minutes west
fore all units can be perform all work and fur- ted). Plan holders are FRIENDLY CITY MINI- Rick Froman TO: The heirs at law of mental Quality, Office of a distance of 210.1 feet
TO: THE HEIRS AT LAW withdrawn from the sale nish all labor, equip- required to register for WAREHOUSES pursu- 255 West MLK Jr. Blvd. Johnnie Mae Williams, Geology, P. O. Box to an iron pin on the
OF DEBORAH LOUISE at any time by the auc- ment and materials re- an account at ant to said Leases is Charlotte, NC 28202 Deceased, whose 2279, Jackson, Missis- East right-of-way of
MOORE, DECEASED tioneer/manager. quired by the specifica- www.lowndescountypo- authorized to sell the names and addresses sippi 39225, or call Vaughn-Roberson Road;
tions and the drawings rt bids.org to view and personal property to sat- Scott Froman are unknown after dili- (601) 961-5527. run thence North 21 de-
You have been made a Title to the personal referred to therein. order Bid Documents. isfy the past due and 6549 Outlook Drive gent search and inquiry grees 34 minutes East
defendant to a petition property to be sold is All plan holders are re- any other charges owed Citrus Heights, CA Sincerely, and along said right-of-
for determination of the believed to be good, but CERTIFICATE OF RE- quired to have a valid to it by the following ten- 95621 You have been made a James Matheny way a distance of 35.4
heirs of Deborah Louise at such sale, FRIENDLY SPONSIBILITY: Each email address for regis- ants. defendant in this suit in Division Director feet to an iron pin; run
Moore, filed in the CITY MINI-WARE- contractor submitting a tration. Electronic bids Dionna Froman this Court by Regina Mining and Reclama- thence South 55 de-
Chancery Court of HOUSES will convey bid in excess of shall be submitted NOW THEREFORE, no- 45884 Chancellors Run Smith, Petitioner, seek- tion Division grees 44 minutes east
Lowndes County, Mis- only such title as is ves- $50,000.00 must show through www.lown- tice is hereby given that Court ing a judicial determina- a distance of 274.0 feet
sissippi, by Anthony A. ted in it pursuant to its on his bid and on the descountyportbids.org. FRIENDLY CITY MINI- Great Mills, MD 20634 tion of the heirs-at-law PUBLISH: 12/7, 12/14 to an iron pin; run
McGee, Jr. lease with the following face of the envelope Questions regarding WAREHOUSES will offer and statutory beneficiar- & 12/21/2018 thence South 52 de-
and its allowed under containing the bid, his website registration, on- for sale, and will sell at All Unknown Heirs-at- ies of Johnnie Mae Willi- grees 38 minutes East
The petition alleges that Mississippi Code Annot- Certificate of Respons- line orders, or electron- auction to the highest Law of Nina P. Richard- ams, deceased. LEGAL NOTICE a distance of 281.3 feet
ANTHONY A. McGEE, ated Section 85-7-121 ibility Number, as re- ic bidding, please con- bidder for cash all per- son, deceased, and to a point; run thence
JR. is the sole heir at et seq (Supp 1988). quired by Section 31-3- tact Plan House Print- sonal property in stor- Any Unknown Persons You are summoned to Substituted Trustee’s South 17 degrees 38
law of Deborah Louise 21 and 31-3-15, Missis- ing at (662) 407-0193. age units leased by the In Interest appear and defend Notice of Sale minutes West a dis-
Moore, deceased, and Amber Milton sippi Code of 1972. If following tenants at against the petition filed tance of 208.6 feet to
prays that the court E216 the bid does not ex- The Lowndes County FRIENDLY CITY MINI- Mark Richardson against you in this ac- STATE OF MISSISSIPPI the Point of Beginning
enter an order that he ceed $50,000.00, a Port Authority hereby no- WAREHOUSES 308 3650 Eldorado Avenue tion at 9:30 a.m. on the COUNTY OF LOWNDES and containing 1.75
be recognized as the Brian Plumb notation so stating tifies all Bidders that it Shoney Drive Columbus, North 14th day of January, acres, more or less.
sole heir at law of De- E51 must appear on the will affirmatively insure MS, immediately follow- Lake Havaso, AZ 86406 2019, in the Chancery WHEREAS, on the 2nd
borah Louise Moore, de- face of the envelope. that in any contract ing sale on Alabama Courtroom of the day of October 2014, Also including a 1997
ceased. Carl Gardner entered into pursuant to Street on the 4th day of Karen Dagarman Lowndes County Court- Wanda Logan and Spir SIA manufactured
E237 Each bid must be sub- this advertisement, dis- January A.D. 2019. All 3193 Brescia Bank Av- house in Columbus, Tommy Logan, ex- home Serial No.
You are summoned to mitted in a sealed en- advantaged and auctions are with re- enue Mississippi, and in case ecuted and delivered a SIAL7496
appear before the Hon- Chelsey Jones velope, addressed to women’s business en- serve and therefore all Henderson NV 89044 of your failure to ap- certain Deed of Trust
orable Chancery Court E244 the Port Director, terprises will be af- units can be withdrawn pear and defend, a judg- unto Lori Nail Basham, I will only convey such
of Lowndes County, Mis- Lowndes County Port forded the full opportun- from the sale at any Lisa Leons ment will be entered Trustee for Community title as is vested in me
sissippi, on the 28th Clyde Washington Authority. Each sealed ity to submit bids in re- time by the auctioneer/ 25586 West Wilson Av- against you for the Mortgage & Loan, Inc. as Substitute Trustee.
day of January, 2019, at E222 envelope containing a sponse to this invita- manager. enue money or other things Beneficiary, to secure
9:00 a.m., at a hearing bid shall be clearly tion and will not be dis- Wauconda, IL 60084 demanded in the peti- an indebted therein de- WITNESS MY SIGNA-
to be held at the Court- Coty Grant marked on the outside criminated against on Title to the personal tion. scribed, which Deed of TURE, this the 27th day
house in Lowndes E202 as: BID ENCLOSED the grounds of race, col- property to be sold is Nancy P. Vaghy Trust is recorded in the of November, 2018.
County, in the City of “WEST BANK PORT – or, or national origin in believed to be good, but 18819 Jamestown You are not required to Office of the Chancery
Columbus, Mississippi, David Kuhn CRANE RAIL EXTEN- consideration for an at such sale, FRIENDLY Circle file an answer or other Clerk of Lowndes James O. Ford
to defend against the E265 SION (REBID)”, and the award. CITY MINI-WARE- Northville, MI 48167 pleadings but you may County, Mississippi in Substitute Trustee
petition filed against envelope should also HOUSES will convey do so if you desire. Instrument found in Bk:
you and/or to show Frederick Smith bear on the outside the The Lowndes County only such title as is ves- You have been made a Such should be served Mort 2014 Page 22574- Ford Law Firm
cause, if any of you can, E230 name of the Company Port Authority reserves ted in it pursuant to its defendant in the Peti- by mailing to L. Nicole 22577 and P.O. Box 1661
in Cause No. 2018- and the Company’s ad- the right to reject any lease with the following tion for Order Constru- Clinkscales, Attorney for 346 N. Broadway
0243-B filed in Lowndes Jasmine Hill dress. If forwarded by bids and all bids and and its allowed under ing Last Will and Testa- Petitioner, whose ad- WHEREAS, on the 15th Tupelo, MS 38802
County, why Anthony A. E257 mail, the sealed envel- waive any informality. Mississippi Code Annot- ment, Adjudication of dress is P.O. Box 1352, day of November, 2018, (662) 844-4316
McGee, Jr. should not ope containing the bid The LCPA reserves the ated Section 85-7-121 Heirs-at-Law of Resid- Columbus, Mississippi the holder of said Deed
be declared the sole Jeffrey Finch must be enclosed in an- right to award each con- et seq (Supp 1988). uary Trust Beneficiaries, 39703, Telephone of Trust substituted and PUBLISH: November 30
heir at law of Deborah E303 other envelope ad- tract based on the low- Discharge and Other Re- (662) 241-0057. appointed James O. and December 7, 14,
Louise Moore, de- dressed to the Port Dir- est and most respons- B G Williams lief filed by the Execut- Ford as Substitute 21, 2018
ceased, where you are a Jennifer Overpeck ector, Lowndes County ive bidder which meets N55, N78 or, Robert M. Perkins, Issued under my hand Trustee by Instrument
respondent and why E226 Port Authority, 1121 or exceeds the spe- on December 12, 2018, and seal of said Court, recorded in the office of
such other relief prayed Main Street, Lowndes cified need of the LCPA Cleodis Turner seeking to determine this 10th day of Decem- the aforesaid Chancery Building & Remodeling 1120
for should not be gran- Lavanda Hood County Port Authority and stays within avail- N35 the heirs-at-law of ber, 2018. Clerk in Instrument
ted. In case of your fail- E283 2nd Floor, Suite 207, able funding. Richard C. Perkins, Bon- HOME REPAIRS & CON-
found in Bk: Mort 2018 STRUCTION WORK
ure to appear and de- Columbus, Mississippi, Darecia Shinn nie Perkins, Deanna P. Lowndes County Chan- Page:24394-24395;
fend, a judgment will be Mary M Williams 39701. Any bid not re- BY: /s/ Will Sanders N48 Froman, being one and cery Court Clerk WANTED. Carpentry,
and small concrete jobs,
entered against you E219 ceived in writing at this Will Sanders, Port Dir- the same person as (SEAL)
finding the above-named office by the date and ector Debbie Gardner Deanna O. Froman, and BY:/s/ Shantrell W. electrical, plumbing,
WHEREAS, default hav- roof repairs, pressure
heir-at-law to be the Mary R Williams time specified will be N22 Nina P. Richardson, all Granderson ing been made in the
sole heir-at-law of the E93 declared late. The Port PUBLISH: 12/14 & deceased. Other than Chancery Clerk/D.C. washing and mobile
payments of the in- home roof coating and
named deceased Authority will not be re- 12/21/2018 Dynah Porter you, the only other inter- debtedness secured by underpinning. No job
among other things. You Mishunda Mays sponsible for delays in N133 ested parties in this ac- PREPARED BY: the said Deed of Trust, too small. 549-7031.
are not required to file E381 delivery. It is solely the tion are Bill Perkins, L. Nicole Clinkscales, and the holder of said
an answer or other responsibility of the Patricia Webber Kim Kachelmuss, Esq. MBN 99429 Deed of Trust, having re-
pleading but may do so Patricia Sturdivant vendor that bids to N216 Robert M. Perkins, Rick The Clinkscales Law quested the under-
if you desire. E231 reach the opening on Froman, Scott Froman, Firm signed so to do. On the SUGGS CONSTRUCTION
time. Any bid received Dionna Froman, Mark
after deadline will be re- IN THE MATIER OF THE Sandy Taylor Richardson, Karen
2125 Bell Avenue/Post 26th day of December, Building, remodeling,
Issued this 5th day of Ronald Ewing N143 Office Box 1352 2018, I will during the metal roofing, painting
December, 2018. E66 turned unopened. Bids ESTATE OF THOMAS Dagarman, Lisa Leons, Columbus, Mississippi lawful hours of between & all home repairs.
CAMERON BAILEY and Nancy P. Vaghy.
or alterations by fax or WITNESS MY SIGNA- 39703 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 662-242-3471
CHANCERY COURT OF phone will not be accep-
Shareka Tillman CAUSE NO. 2018-0218- TURE on this the 5th You are summoned to
Tel: (662) 241-0057 p.m., at public outcry,
LOWNDES COUNTY, E3 ted. All mailed bids day of December, A.D. Fax: (662) 241-0086 offer for sale and will
B appear and represent
MISSISSIPPI shall be sent via FedEx 2018. Email: sell, at the South front
or UPS as the US Postal your interests against clinkscaleslaw@gmail.c Tom Hatcher, LLC
Sharon Hawkins NOTICE TO CREDITORS door of the Lowndes Custom Construction,
Prepared by: E272 Service will not deliver FRIENDLY CITY said Petition before the om County Courthouse at
David L. Sanders MSB# to this address. MINI-WAREHOUSES Honorable Joseph N. Restoration, Remodel-
THE STATE OF MISSIS- Columbus, Mississippi, ing, Repair, Insurance
6442 Thomas Morgan By: L.O. Studdard, Chancellor of PUBLISH: 12/14, for cash to the highest
No bidder may with- SIPPI the 14th Chancery Dis- 12/21, & 12/28/2018 bidder, the following de- claims. 662-364-1769.
Attorney for Petitioner E8, E10 LOWNDES COUNTY
Mitchell, McNutt & draw his bid within Publish: 12/7, 12/14, trict at 9:30 a.m. on the Licensed & Bonded
scribed land and prop-
Sams, P.A. WITNESS MY SIGNA- ninety (90) days after & 12/21/2018 17th day of January NOTICE OF PUBLIC erty situated in Lowndes
the actual date of the Letters of Administra- 2019, at the Lowndes
215 5th Street N TURE on this the 5th tion have been granted HEARING County, Mississippi, to-
P.O. Box 1366 opening thereof. County Courthouse, in General Services 1360
day of December, A.D. and issued to the under- IN THE CHANCERY wit:
Columbus, MS 39703- 2018. Columbus, Mississippi,
EVIDENCE: No bid will signed upon the Estate COURT OF LOWNDES Notice is hereby given
and in case of your fail- that the Mississippi En- Boundary Description- MUSIC THEORY LES-
1366 COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI
FRIENDLY CITY be opened, considered of Thomas Cameron ure to appear your in- vironmental Quality Per- Tract 1
SONS
Bailey, deceased, by the $25 per hour
PUBLISH: 12/7, 12/14, MINI-WAREHOUSES or accepted unless the
Chancery Court of IN THE MATTER OF THE terest in this matter will mit Board will hold a Chords, Scales, Modes
& 12/21/2018 By: L.O. above information is giv- ESTATE OF not be considered. public meeting on Tues- A tract of land being loc- & more! Call Jimbo @
en as specified. Lowndes County, Mis-
STATE OF MISSISSIPPI sissippi, on the 5th day FRANCES M. PERKINS, You are not required to day, at 9:00 a.m. on ated in the Southeast 662-364-1687
COUNTY OF LOWNDES Publish: 12/7, 12/14, of November, 2018. DECEASED January 8, 2019 in the Quarter (SE ¼) of Sec- If no answer leave
& 12/21/2018 Awarding public con- file an answer or other Mississippi Department tion 2, Township 17 voicemail or text.
tracts to non-resident This is to give notice to pleading, but you may
NOTICE OF SALE all persons having CAUSE NO.: of Environmental Qual- South, Range 17 West,
ADVERTISEMENT FOR Bidders will be on the 2018-86-HJD do so if you desire. ity, 515 Amite Street, Lowndes County, Mis-
BIDS same basis as the non- claims against said es- Jackson, Mississippi sissippi and more par-
WHEREAS, the follow- resident bidder’s state tate to Probate and Re- ROBERT M. PERKINS, Issued under my hand 39201. ticularly described as
RETAINER WALL, drive-
ing tenants entered in- awards contracts to gister same with the and the seal of said way, foundation, con-
to leases with LOWNDES COUNTY Chancery Clerk of EXECUTOR follows:
Mississippi Contractors Court, this the 12th day Consideration will be crete, masonry restora-
PORT AUTHORITY
FRIENDLY CITY MINI- bidding under similar cir- Lowndes County, Mis- SUMMONS BY PUBLICA- of December 2018.
tion, remodeling, base-
WAREHOUSES for stor- WEST BANK PORT – cumstances. In order to
sissippi, within ninety given to the following Commencing at an iron
ment foundation, re-
age space in which to CRANE RAIL EXTEN- (90) days from the first TION LISA YOUNGER NEESE,
surface mining bond re- pin marking the South-
pairs, small dump truck
ensure that
store personal property SION (REBID) Mississippi’s Golden
publication date of this CHANCERY CLERK
lease application: east corner of said Sec-
hauling (5-6 yd) load &
and LOWNDES COUNTY, Notice to Creditors. A THE STATE OF MISSIS- tion 2; run thence North
Rule is followed, state LOWNDES COUNTY, demolition/lot cleaning.
MISSISSIPPI failure to so Probate SIPPI Ronnie Jones Construc- 45 degrees 37 minutes
law requires a non-resid- MISSISSIPPI Burr Masonry
WHEREAS, default has and Register said claim tion, Inc., A1674, Per- West a distance of
ent bidder to attach to 662-242-0259.
been made in the pay- Sealed bids for the will forever bar the TO: All Unknown Heirs- mit No. P08-007, 1598.1 feet to an iron
West Bank Port – Crane his bid, a copy of at-Law of Richard C. Per- (SEAL) Lowndes County, Mis- pin; run thence South
ment of rent and his/her resident state’s same. BY: /s/ Tina Fisher,
FRIENDLY CITY MINI- Rail Extension (Rebid) kins, deceased, and sissippi The applicant 56 degrees 20 minutes
at the Lowndes County current laws pertaining This the 26 day of Any Unknown Persons D.C. seeks the release of West a distance of WORK WANTED:
WAREHOUSES pursu- to such state’s treat-
ant to said Leases is Port will be received by November, 2018. In Interest 90% of the perform- 244.5 feet to an iron Licensed & Bonded-car-
the Lowndes County ment of non-resident PUBLISH: 12/14/2018, ance bond posted to pin; run thence South pentry, painting, & de-
authorized to sell the contractors. 12/21/2018 &
personal property to sat- Port Authority at 1121 /s/ Kelly Charlene Ray All Unknown Heirs-at- 12/28/2018
cover the reclamation of 56 degrees 20 minutes molition. Landscaping,
isfy the past due and Main Street, Lowndes
Each Bidder must de- Kelly Charlene Ray, Ad- Law of Bonnie Perkins, 20 acres of surface West a distance of gutters cleaned, bush
any other charges owed County Administrative deceased, and mined land located in 166.5 feet to an iron hogging, clean-up work,
Boardroom, 2nd Floor, posit with his proposal, ministrator Any Unknown Persons Section 31 and 36, pin; run thence North pressure washing, mov-
to it by the following ten- a Bid Bond or Certified cdispatch.com
ants. Suite 204, Columbus, PUBLISH: 11/30, 12/7, In Interest Township 16 South, 84 degrees 27 minutes ing help & furniture
Mississippi, 39701 un- Check in an amount Range 17W and 18W, West a distance of 25.9 repair. 662-242-3608
equal to five percent & 12/14/2018
til 10:00 A.M. on Janu- Bill Perkins Lowndes County, Mis- feet to an iron pin; run
8B FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2018 The Dispatch • www.cdispatch.com
Lawn Care / Landscaping Auctions 4120 Commercial Property For
1470 Rent 7100
JESSE & BEVERLY'S 117 DR. Martin Luther
LAWN SERVICE. Mow- King Jr. Dr. West in
ing, cleanup, landscap- Starkville. 4,000 sq. ft
ing, sodding, & tree cut- building. Call 662-323-
ting. 356-6525. 5119.

Painting & Papering 1620 COMMERCIAL PROPER-
TIES/Retail/Office
SULLIVAN'S PAINT Spaces starting @
SERVICE $285/mo. Downtown &
Certified in lead East Columbus loca-
removal. Offering spe- tions. 662-435-4188.
cial prices on interior &
exterior painting, pres- OFFICE SPACE: 2,000
sure washing & sheet square feet. 294
rock repairs. Chubby Dr. Flexible leas-
Free Estimates ing terms. Available
Call 435-6528 now. 662-328-8254

Plumbing 1680 HISTORIC DOWNTOWN
Columbus Office, Retail,
ACME, INC. Restaurant Space avail-
Stan McCown able. Call 662-328-
Licensed Plumber 8655 or 662-574-7879.
"We fix leaks." Houses For Rent: Northside
662-386-2915
7110
Stump Removal 1790
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BLUECUTT ESTATES:
3BR/2BA, ch/a, double YESTERDAY’S ANSWER
Yesterday’sANSWER
answer
Find Sudoku
General Merchandise 4600 Apts For Rent: West 7050 garage, chain link YESTERDAY’S
fenced backyard, newly
Sudoku is a number-
VIP 4 5 7 9 1 2 6 8 3
APPLE COMPUTERS remodeled.
Two 2009 iMac com- For Rent: $900/mo. or placing puzzle based on
Sudoku is a number-

Rentals What agiven 2 9 3 8 7 6 1 5 4
For Sale: $115,000.
puters available. Good 9x9 grid with several
placing puzzle based on

2018 Conceptis Puzzles, Dist. by King Features Syndicate, Inc.
working condition. 662-352-4776.
Would be good for ba- a 9x9 grid with several
numbers. The object 6 1 8 5 4 3 2 7 9
Apartments
ALLSTUMP GRINDING

You’re 1 to 9 in the empty spaces
sic web browsing or Houses For Rent: New Hope given numbers. The object
is to place the numbers
SERVICE
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GET 'ER DONE!
We can grind all your 2 GB RAM; 250 GB HD. & Houses is to place the numbers
3 8 6 1 9 7 5 4 2
1 to 9 in the empty spaces
Looking column and each 3x3 box
stumps. Hard to reach Computer and built-in
1 Bedrooms 4BR/2BA, 1.25 Acres so that each row, each
places, blown over monitor only; mouse Christopher Hills Sub; so that each row, each 1 7 4 2 3 5 9 6 8
roots, hillsides, back- and keyboard not in- 2 Bedroooms $197K (15K below ap-
column and each 3x3 box
cluded. $50 each.
3 Bedrooms contains the same number 7 4 2 3 6 1 8 9 5
For
yards, pastures. Free praisal). New Hope
Call 662-574-1561 School District. Avail- contains the same number
estimates. You find it, only once. The difficulty
we'll grind it!
Furnished &
able to rent $1,000/ only once. The difficulty 8 3 5 7 2 9 4 1 6
STARKVILLE AREA Hab- mth - must meet minim- level increases from
In
662-361-8379 level increases from
itat for Humanity Re- Unfurnished um credit/income re-
Monday to Sunday. 9 6 1 4 5 8 3 2 7
Tree Services 1860 Store resale warehouse quirements. Military Monday to Sunday. Difficulty Level 12/13
will be open Saturday,
December 15 from 8-
1, 2, & 3 Baths families welcome. Move
in ready. Dep $500 plus
A&T Tree Service
Bucket truck & stump 11. Located at 1632
Lease, Deposit first month’s rent. Hot
removal. Free est. Rockhill Road in Stark-
ville. Come by for bar-
& Credit Check tub, detached apart-
ment, & large wired
Serving Columbus
gains on furniture, build- viceinvestments.com shop. Contact James CLASSIFIEDS
327-8555
since 1987. Senior
citizen disc. Call Alvin @ ing materials, and more. Thompson @ 662-574- www.cdispatch.com
242-0324/241-4447 6269.
"We'll go out on a limb Sporting Goods 4720
for you!" GREAT LOCATION to Lots & Acreage 8600
Apts For Rent: Starkville 7070
school, clean, 2BR/
ED SANDERS Gunsmith
J&A TREE REMOVAL Open for season! 9-5, 1BA, a/c, gas heat, w/d 2.28 +/- Acre Lot.
SMALL APT, walking dis- hook up. No pets, no 149 Tanyia Lane. Off of
Work from a bucket Tues-Fri & 9-12, Sat. tance to MSU. Partially HUD. 662-327-2798.
truck. Insured/bonded. Over 50 years experi- Lake Lowndes Road.
furnished incl W/D w/ Lv msg after 3rd ring, Has asphalt drive &
Call Jimmy for a free es- ence! Repairs, cleaning, ch/a. $500/mo + dep. available for showing.
timate 662-386-6286. refinishing, scopes parking, 1200 ft. shop
Call 662-722-0020, w/ living area, septic
mounted & zeroed, leave msg or text.
VICKERS TREE handmade knives. Houses For Rent: South 7140 tank & water meter. No
SERVICE, LLC Located: Hwy 45 Alt, trailers. $45,000. Call
Tree trimming and re- North of West Point, Apts For Rent: Other 7080 3BR/2BA, 2300 sqft, 662-574-0345.
moval. Fully insured. turn right on Yokahama very nice w/ 2 car gar-
Free estimates. Blvd, 8mi & turn left on 1BR/1BA located in His- age, lg back yard. Pets
toric Downtown Colum- need approval. 1612 3.5 Acre Lot. 3 estab-
*Now Accepting Credit Darracott Rd, will see lished trailer lots. Play-
& Debit Cards* sign, 2.5mi ahead shop bus, Open space, very 9th St. S. $1,050 per
nice. $650/mo. 662- mo + dep. 662-574- ground. Located on
Call Curt 662-418-0889 on left. 662-494-6218. Morgan Lane. Off of
or 662-549-2902 328-8655. 7879 or 662-328-8655.
Harris Road. Caledonia
“A cut above the rest” Pets 5150 Schools. $25,000.
Houses For Rent: Starkville 662-574-0345.
2BR/2BA located in
AKC REGISTERED
General Help Wanted 3200 Historic Downtown 7170
Chesapeake Bay Columbus. 2,000 sq. HUNTING LAND IN
Noweta's Green Thumb Retrievers. Great feet. Hardwood floors 2BR/1BA house w/ 2 PICKENS COUNTY, AL
is accepting applica- hunting, guard & com- throughout. Open floor.acres in county. 3 miles 93 acres on County
tions for 2 positions: panion dogs. $1000 ea. Very nice. $1300/mo. from Strk, 5 miles from Road 47 (Gordo 159 to
delivery personnel & Call 662-574-7879. Call 662-328-8655 or MSU South Entrance, County Road 47. Turn
general help. Driver 662-574-7879. W/D, carport. SMALL left & land is on the
must know the area & dogs ok w/ deposit. left). Paved road ac-
have good driving his- Great for grad student cess. Mostly level.
tory. Apply in person @ 1, 2, 3 BEDROOM apart- or professor. Non- Price: $204,600.
1325 Main St. ments & townhouses. smoking. $700/mo. Linda Pruett, Keller
M-F, 3-5 & SAT, 9-1. Call for more info. Utilities not included. Williams Realty Tusca-
No phone calls. 662-328-8254. 662-617-5601. loosa, 205-657-5330.
CKC REGISTERED Pup-
pies! Ready for Christ-
Medical / Dental 3300 mas! Call or text for Mobile Homes for Rent 7250 LOWNDES COUNTY 45
DOWNTOWN - WALK to acres on Sobley & Dav-
info, 662-305-5584. MUW, church & shops! 2BR/1BA Trailer. 129
HELP WANTED is Rd. Excellent hunting.
2BR/1BA, central H&A, Brownlee Dr. $500 1 mile west of Hwy. 69.
CARE CENTER OF
Business Opportunity 6050 hardwood. No Pets, no per mo. $350 dep. Small creek runs thru
smoking, no HUD. Avail- Call 662-295-3262. property. $1375 per
ABERDEEN HISTORIC DOWNTOWN able January. $675/ acre. 205-799-9846 or
Columbus: 411 Main $675. Credit check. 3BR/2BA Trailer, New 205-695-2248.
11-7 LPN needed St. Office, Retail, Res- Call Long & Long Real Hope school dist.
PRN (as needed) LPN's taurant Space available. Estate, 662-328-0770.
$500/mo & $500 dep.
Call 423-333-1124. Call between 10a-7p. WINTER SPECIAL
Apply in person at 1.95 acre lots.
662-386-4292.
Care Center
505 Jackson St, Apts For Rent: Northside 7010 DOWNTOWN: 2BR/1BA, NO TEXT MESSAGES. Good/bad credit.
CH&A, 1 story, W/D, 10% down, as low as
Aberdeen 2622 CANTERBURY - historic district, 1 block NICE 3BR/2BA DBW $299/mo. Eaton Land.
EOE Enjoy the quiet conveni- from downtown, $625/ MH in North Columbus. 662-361-7711
ence of this partially up- mo. + $625 dep. NO Close to schools &
Bargain Column 4180 dated home. Features PETS. 662-574-8789. CAFB. $600/mo +
include a wonderful Peaceful & Quiet area. $600 dep. 662-308-
QUEEN SET mattresses. shaded back yard, 7781 or 601-940-1397.
Very good cond. $100. covered patio, screened
Call 662-251-3205. FIRST FULL MONTH
porch, raised flower RENT A fully equipped
RENT FREE! 1 & 2 Bed-
beds, and a well for room Apts/Townhomes. camper w/utilities &
Farm Equipment & Supplies duty free watering. Ex- cable from $145/wk -
Stove & refrigerator.
4420 tremely spacious and $335-$600 Monthly. $535/month. Colum-
reduced to $135,000. Credit check & deposit. bus & County School
2016 JOHN Deere Call Emily C. Moody for Coleman Realty, locations. 662-242-
5100E Tractor, 210 a private viewing. 662-329-2323. 7653 or 601-940-1397.
hours. $46,500. Long & Long, Realtors
@ 662-328-0770 or

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Also, 2016 15ft JANUARY AVAILABILITY Investment Property 8550
Kubota Bush hog avail. 662-574-3903. (NOW ACCEPTING
205-329-1790. APPLICATIONS) 20% UNDIVIDED in-
FOX RUN COMPANY LLC terest (other owner has ACROSS
Firewood / Fuel 4450 1 & 2 BR near hospital.
$595-645/mo. Military
discount offered, pet
Downtown Area-
2BR/1BA, CH&A, hard-
80%) in beautiful devel-
opment property at the the News 16 Marina Spiny flora
sight
FIREWOOD FOR Sale. wood, appliances, no southeast intersection
Various lengths. area, pet friendly, and pets, spacious, walk to of two four-lane high- 11 Aisle worker
662-295-2274 furnished corporate MUW. NO HUD. ways, US Hwy 82 and Recycle
apartments available. Agent Owned. US Hwy 45. Equidistant 12 Detest
Garage Sales: Southside 4505 ON SITE SECURITY. $675.00/$675.00. to Starkville, Columbus, this 13 Afternoon hour
ON SITE MAINTENANCE. and West point. About
GARAGE SALE. 316 8th
St. S. Sat., Dec. 15th
ON SITE MANAGEMENT.
24-HOUR CAMERA
Convenience-
2BR/1BA, almost fin-
four miles from Golden
Triangle airport. 80%
NewspapeR 14 Seoul setting
15 “— girl!”
from 8a-2p. Holiday dec- SURVEILLANCE. ished make-over. CH/A, owner likely wants to
17 Speech problem
orations, glassware, Benji @ 662-386-4446 new flooring, paint, ap- develop. 205-826-
something for everyone. Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm. pliances & more. No 3225. 18 Big party
Sat/Sun by appt only. pets, no HUD.
Agent Owned.
20 Wading bird
General Merchandise 4600
STUDIO APT for rent. $495.00/$495.00. Mobile Homes for Sale 8650 22 Play division
VINTAGE BIKE, Can- Newly remodeled.
nondale Road Bike, pro- $400/mth rent & dep West Point- ASSUME PAYMENTS.
23 Like highlighted
fessionally recondi- req. Convenient to town Large 1BR/1BA, gas 3BR/2BA, Singlewide hair
tioned. $275. Call 662- & CAFB. No hud. No space heat, window air. $299/month 26 Hackneyed
251-3205. pets. 662-328-2340. Water furnished. No 3BR/2BA Doublewide
pets or HUD. $369/month 28 Even though
Medical / Dental 3300 Agent Owned. 4BR/2BA, Doublewide 29 Shore embank-
$375.00/$375.00 with $400/month
approved application. Call 205-372-7273. ment
31 Brewery output 3 French designer 24 First name in
Long & Long, Realtors
NEW DOUBLEWIDE! 32 Staff item
662-328-0770
Take down 3BR/2BA, Central A/C,
Skirting, Delivery, Set-up 33 Easy task
4 Saw things? jazz
5 Angry states 25 Profound
COLEMAN that “for rent” & Tie down included.
Only $48,995.
34 Tops 6 Hairy beast 27 Couple
RENTALS Columbus Home Center 36 Eats 7 Do away with 30 Trip segment
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sign and get 662-570-1375 38 Sonora sendoff 8 Oscar winner for 33 Bakery need
1 BEDROOM 40 Clearly stunned
2 BEDROOMS fast results NEW SINGLEWIDE! 43 Replay feature
“The Fighter” 34 Survive
2BR/2BA, Central A/C. 9 Works the soil 35 Without basis
3 BEDROOMS with an easy Skirting, Delivery, Set-up 44 Sly’s “Rocky”
10 Golf bunker 37 Assess
& Tie down included. co-star
LEASE, Only $32,900. 16 Melody 39 Urgent call
classified ad.
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Columbus Home Center 45 Lorry quartet
DEPOSIT 662-570-1375 18 Clubs on dia- 41 Snapshot
46 Put up monds 42 Put away
AND Call today USED SINGLEWIDE. 19 Field measure
Apts For Rent: Other 7080 CREDIT CHECK 2BR/1BA. Delivery, Set- DOWN 21 Soup setting
to place up & Tie down included. 1 Edit out 23 Accomplishment
662-329-2323 your ad.
Only $17,950.
662-570-1375. 2 Fire product
Campers & RVs 9300
2411 HWY 45 N
COLUMBUS, MS 328-2424 TOMBIGBEE RV Park,
located on Wilkins Wise
Rd & Waverly Rd. Full
Mobile Homes for Sale 8650 Hookups available.
$300/mo. 662-328-
8655 or 662-574-7879.

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