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Friday | January 11, 2019

‘48 Hours’ to air special on Labor Day murders
TV program focuses since it opened in
n PREVIEW: See CBS’ “48 Hours”
on 1990 deaths of Betty On Saturday, CBS a preview video
will air a “48 Hours” of the “48 Hours”
will run an epi-
sode on the Labor
special on the murders episode about
Jones, Kathryn Crigler Starkville’s Labor
of 65-year-old Betty Day murders at
Day murders on
Saturday at 9 p.m.
By Alex Holloway
Jones and 81-year-old https://cbsn. The episode will
Kathryn Crigler, at ws/2FoOLO8 tell the story of
9 p.m. Saturday. The the investigation
women were attacked into the murders
Richard Schlesinger thought a “48 of Betty Jones
in Crigler’s home at 306 Highway 82 E.
Hours” special might help stir enough and Kathryn Cri-
in Starkville on Sept. 3, 1990.
interest in Starkville’s infamous Labor Schlesinger said CBS picked up on
gler, who were at-
Day murders to help police solve the tacked on Sept. 3,
the case, which was cold at the time, 1990. Starkville
case. through the Knock Knock podcast, re- police made their
It turned out the CBS News corre- corded by Jones’ grandsons, Simon and first arrest in the
spondent and his crew would get a front Jason Jones. case last year.
seat to the biggest break in the case See ‘48 Hours’, 3A Courtesy image/

Posey leaves legacy
MSU student
as kind-hearted change agent
nonprofit for
rare disease
A85 Cure charity
focuses on awareness,
research funding for
rare heart condition
By Alex Holloway

Amanda Swanton
always thought she
was a normal 16-year-
That changed one
day when Swanton,
while singing with
her high school show
choir, abruptly faint-
“I thought ‘Great!
This is never gonna
happen again. Glad
to get that over with,’”
Swanton said. “That
turned into about 25
Courtesy photo/John Thomas
times of that happen-
Former Oktibbeha County Administrator Don Posey, who died Wednesday at age 75, rekindled his love of motor- ing.”
cycle riding through his friendship with John Thomas. “He was like an older brother to me,” Thomas said of his After several trips to the doctors,
friend. “You won’t find a better man.” the emergency room and misdiag-
noses, Swanton finally learned she
has postural orthostatic tachycardia
Oktibbeha’s first county syndrome, or POTS.
POTS is a cardiac condition that,
administrator loved according to the National Institute
of Health, is characterized by too
motorcycles, MSU little blood returning to the heart
when moving from a lying down to
By Slim Smith standing up position. The syndrome’s cause is un-
known and its severity varies from

on Posey, who died Wednesday person to person. It is, Swanton said,
at age 75, will be most broad- a chronic condition and has no cure.
ly remembered as Oktibbeha Swanton was heartbroken after
County’s first county administrator, receiving her diagnosis and said
but he will also be remembered as a she spent about a month research-
member of the 1963 Mississippi State ing the condition online. That, she
basketball team that snuck out of town said, was when she realized she
to play in the NCA A Tournament in East could use her knowledge and her
Lansing, Michigan, against an integrat- passion to try to help others.
ed Loyola-Chicago team, in defiance of She told her mother, Linda, she
segregationist Gov. Ross Barnett and wanted to start a nonprofit for the
the Jim Crow attitudes that dominated cause. By October 2016, she offi-
the era. cially launched A85 Cure, 501(c)3
Courtesy photo/John Thomas
Posey was a sophomore on the team John Thomas, left, and Don Posey, the former Oktibbeha County Ad- focused on raising awareness for
and was content to play a supporting ministrator who died Wednesday at age 75, made regular motorcycle POTS and funding research for
role. treks to Lynchburg, Tennessee, for the annual barbecue at the Jack a cure. A85’s headquarters is in
See Posey, 6A Daniels Distillery. Swanton’s hometown of Wheaton,
See Nonprofit, 3A

Weather Five Questions Calendar Local Folks Public
1 What comic-book character was Today petition for canines, with meetings
created by a male psychologist as a conformation, obedience Jan. 14:
■ Pageant night: The
an alternative to other superheroes? and rally trials, from about Starkville Oktib-
Miss Starkville/Red Hills/
2 In what U.S. city can you find a 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. each beha Consoli-
group of homes called the Seven Golden Triangle pageant
day. Free admission. Visit dated School
Sisters? begins at 6 p.m. at District Board
3 Bruce Springsteen dances with Starkville High School,
or check their Facebook of Trustees, 6
David Leonard Courteney Cox in the video for what an official preliminary
song? page. p.m., Greensboro
First grade, Annunciation to the Miss Mississippi
4 Which “Bourne” thriller was not writ- pageant. For information, Center

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ten by Robert Ludlum — “Supremacy,” Jan. 15: Board of
High “Legacy” or “Ultimatum”?
contact Angella Baker,
662-617-3239 or email
Sunday Aldermen, 5:30
Increasing clouds
5 What do snake milkers collect? ■ Exhibit opening: The p.m., City Hall
Full forecast on West Point/Clay County Jan. 22: OCH
Answers, 6B
Arts Council hosts a Regional Medical
page 2A.
Saturday reception from 2-3 p.m. to Center Board of

Inside and Sunday open a Tommie Valentine Trustees, 4 p.m.,
■ Golden Triangle exhibit at the Louise OCH
Classifieds 6B Obituaries 5A Kennel Club show: The Campbell Center for the Feb. 1: Board of
Comics 4B Opinions 4A Mississippi Horse Park, Arts, 235 Commerce St., Aldermen work
Crossword 6B Religion 5B 869 E. Poor House Road, West Point. Visit wpccac. Sophia Maynard wants to session, 1:15
Dear Abby 4B Starkville, hosts this com- com. be a funeral director. p.m., City Hall

2A Friday, January 11, 2019 The Dispatch •

Say What?
Did you hear? “I guess I couldn’t imagine it being back in the Coliseum
against the team I started off my career ...”
At the border, Trump moves Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott, who will return to
the site of his debut in a preseason game that marked the
closer to emergency declaration league’s return to LA after a 22-year absence. Story, 1B.

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ernment shutdown in the Jan. 22, 1953, in Lown- pel M.B.
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al parks, food inspections Grove M.B. Church. Porter
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Taking the shutdown fight Memorial Gardens graduate of S.D. Lee Peoples officiating.
— left some Republicans submitted through funeral
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President Donald Trump will be from 3-6 p.m. formerly employed in Sturdivant Cemetery.
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submitted to the newspaper her children, Patricia
escape hatch from the have been killed” by crim- no later than 3 p.m. the day In addition to his born Aug. 17, 1985, in
young, Vickie Rice,
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Julius Williams, Bruce
has closed parts of the border. through Friday; no later than 4 by his wife, Karen Collister and Carlene
Williams, Ricky
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Grande to highlight what wall over the objections of finalized by 3 p.m. for inclusion 43, died Jan. 1, 2019, 3, 2019, at
he says is a crisis of drugs Congress. He claimed his the next day Monday through Bradford; and broth-
ers, Critis Gillespie at DCH his resi-
and crime, said that “if for lawyers told him the ac- Thursday; and on Friday by 3
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A85 Cure’s name includes bate, do we fund nonprofits?” really trying to do as much as
Amanda’s first initial and refer- Rupp said. “Is that what entre- we possibly can.”
ences a fact that 85 percent of preneurship is? We were so
POTS victims are at first misdi- impressed with her determi- ‘It’s incredible, really’
agnosed. nation and her intelligence and Swanton’s parents, Sal
the work she had already done and Linda Swanton, attended
Spreading to Starkville to lay the groundwork for this. Thursday’s ceremony. Both
Now Swanton, a 20-year-old And we thought we need to set said they were proud of Aman-
freshman studying business an example to our entrepre- da for taking her diagnosis and
administration at Mississippi neurs that giving back is part of using it as a positive force.
State University, has opened being an entrepreneur because “She took a bad situation
an A85 Cure satellite office in it’s all about the community. and turned it around,” Linda
Starkville. It is currently locat- “We thought we’d set an said. “She does not want to be
ed in the Center for Entrepre- example and everyone was in a victim. She’s very passionate
neurship and Outreach in the agreement to fund it,” he add- about this not being about her.
College of Business. ed. She wants it to be about the
Swanton said the E-Cen- For this year, Swanton said cause.”
ter caught her eye when she she wants A85 Cure to raise Sal also said he was grateful
toured MSU in April. On her $100,000 for a new POTS clinic. for the support the community,
second day of school in the fall She said though a final location both at MSU and in Starkville,
semester, she visited the center for the clinic hasn’t been nailed has shown for Amanda’s ef-
Alex Holloway/Dispatch Staff
and filled out paperwork to get down, talks are in progress forts.
Amanda Swanton, left, talks about her nonprofit, A85 Cure, during
involved with the center. a ribbon cutting ceremony at Mississippi State University’s Center for one in Jackson. A85 Cure “It’s incredible really,” he
She pitched her nonprofit to for Entrepreneurship and Outreach. A85 Cure focuses on raising will also host a fundraiser next said. “It’s strangers embrac-
a student advisory board and awareness about a rare heart condition. month, in partnership with ing your vision and showing
was awarded $500. She then se- Kendra Scott Jewelry. you compassion and love and
cured $2,000 after pitching to been the best thing that’s hap- said Swanton is unique in that “We’re just trying to raise empathy for what you’re going
another E-Center board. pened to me here at Mississip- she went to the center for help awareness and we’d love to be through. In the nonprofit world,
On Thursday, the E-Center pi State,” Swanton said. “I love with a nonprofit. Hers is the known in the town so that when it’s very comforting to know
hosted a ribbon cutting cere- having this place to go and first nonprofit, to Rupp’s knowl- people see our car magnet on that there are other people
mony as A85 Cure joined the having the support every single edge, to be funded through the the back of someone’s car they out there who can sympathize
Greater Starkville Develop- day.” E-Center. can say ‘That’s A85,’ or if they and relate and offer strength
ment Partnership. Jeffrey Rupp, director of “We really had some see a shirt say ‘Oh, that’s Aman- through support and encour-
“The E-Center has really outreach for the E-Center, soul-searching and had to de- da’s charity,’” she said. “We’re agement.”

‘48 Hours’
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Devaughn Lott
“We thought the pod-
cast was interesting and
shined some light on this,”
Schlesinger said. “We
thought maybe we could
do a story to maybe help
solve the case. But the po-
lice, you know, didn’t real-
ly need our help.”
CBS began filming
the special in August. In Courtesy photo
October, Starkville Police Jason, left, and Simon Jones record an episode of their podcast Knock Knock at
Department arrested Mi- Jason’s home in Nashville, Tennessee, last year. The podcast covers the life, death
chael Wayne Devaughn, of and investigation into the murder of their step-grandmother, Betty Jones, and her
Rienzi, for capital murder friend Kathryn Crigler, who were murdered in Starkville in 1990. The case is the
subject of a “48 Hours” episode airing on CBS Saturday at 9 p.m.
and sexual battery.
Devaughn, according sibility because of all the mer SPD Chief and the to be pretty humble about
to affidavits SPD released work they were doing with case’s original investigator it. It had to be self-funded.
after his arrest, killed Parabon (a DNA analysis David Lindley) hands the It started out as we, on
Jones by cutting her throat laboratory based in Vir- case to Lott,” Schlesinger behalf of the Jones family,
with a knife. He also re- ginia) and all of that. But it said. “Then there’s Lott’s want answers.
portedly sexually assault- moved a hell of a lot quick- almost obsessive pursuit “We waited 27 years,”
ed Crigler, who was taken er than we thought it was of the case through the he later added. “This was
to the hospital and later going to.” years to where we stand a cold case and it was nice
died from her injuries. Lott previously told now.”
However, a DNA pro- to think that one day in
The Dispatch that the Simon said he and the future, maybe, some-
file was developed from case’s file has been com- Jason enjoyed working
a rape kit, which SPD Lt. thing might happen. But
pleted and submitted to with the “48 Hours” crew,
Bill Lott used to match to nobody was sitting around
go before a grand jury in which he described as
Devaughn. thinking as soon as we
Oktibbeha County Circuit “consummate profession-
Schlesinger said the Court. als.” finish this thing, give it a
“48 Hours” crew had to Saturday’s special will Still, he said they nev- few months and we’ll have
scramble to get back to focus on the case from er expected any of last somebody in custody. And
Starkville for a press con- its beginning, using local year’s developments, from we want to be clear on this
ference at SPD’s police news footage from the CBS’ interest in Jones’ — 100 percent of the cred-
station the Monday after time, through Devaughn’s and Crigler’s stories to it goes to Bill Lott and the
Devaughn’s arrest. arrest. Devaughn’s arrest, when Starkville Police Depart-
“We’ve not had a case “We start at the begin- they started the Knock ment for finding this per-
change in this way,” he ning and go through the Knock podcast. son, making the arrest and
said. “Stories change a lot frustrations of the inves- “We kind of had a pret- hopefully finally bringing
mid-course but this one tigations, of which there ty low bar at the begin- someone to justice.”
— we knew it was a pos- were many, to when (for- ning,” he said. “We tried

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Charlie Wright County, to the late venson, Sedrick Steven-
JACKSON, Tenn. Charlie Marble Sr. and son, Anthony Thomp-
— Charlie Wright, 72, Mary Wright. He was son, Omari Williams
died Jan. formerly employed with and Fred Pate.
6, 2019, in Mitchell Engineering.
Jackson, In addition to his par- Randy Selvie Jr.
Tennessee. ents, he was preceded ARTESIA — Randy
Services in death by his daugh- Selvie Jr., 29, died Jan.
will be at ter, Belinda Sharpe; and 10, 2019, in Pickens
11 a.m. 11 siblings. County, Alabama.
Saturday at He is survived by his Arrangements are
Wright children, Charles Wil- incomplete and will be
M.B. liams of Jackson, Mary announced by Carter’s
Church with the Rev. Wright of Columbus Funeral Services of
Kevin Jackson officiat- and Kimberly Wright of Columbus.
ing. Burial will follow East St. Louis, Illinois;
at Union Cemetery. siblings, Addie B. Joseph Anderson
Visitation will be from Nelson of Columbus, MACON — Joseph
noon-6 p.m. Friday at Mattie Metcalf and Anderson, 65, died Jan.
Carter’s Funeral Ser- Earnestine Paine, both 10, 2019.
vices. Carter’s Funeral of Rockford, Illinois; 18 Arrangements are
Services is in charge of grandchildren; and 37 incomplete and will be
arrangements. great-grandchildren. announced by Lee-
Mr. Wright was born Pallbearers will be Sykes Funeral Home.
May 25, 1946, in Clay Vante Jones, Curlie Ste- See Obituaries, 5A
4A Friday, January 11, 2019
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Relying on long-established standardized tests could
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For legislators, it’s a matter tion by subtraction. prepared for college, workforce This year, there are cur- of educating should proceed.
of self-preservation during an It’s time to take a hard look programs or entry into the job rently four House bills that Thankfully, there are signs
election year. at the state testing require- market. will end the state’s punitive that there is support for less
That, however, doesn’t mean ments, something teachers Funny, though. For years and redundant testing that can testing on both sides of the
there won’t be some important have been advocating - and there have been tests that to prevent capable students from aisle.
issues on the agenda during legislators have been ignoring help achieve that goal: the ACT receiving their diplomas. It’s This is not a matter of
the session, which began - for years. and the SAT. time Mississippi, like many removing accountability.
Tuesday. In a state where teacher pay While these too are stan- other states, leave it to tests It’s an agreement that long
While there almost cer- and school funding have been dardized tests and shouldn’t like the ACT and SAT stand as established standardized tests
tainly won’t be any real effort chronically low, the state’s be relied on exclusively to the college-readiness academic remain the measure of that
to rewrite the current K-12 insistence that our kids spend determine college-readiness, test, allowing teachers to focus accountability.
school funding formula and most of their time and energy they check the box in terms on more holistic education. There should be nothing
certainly no reason to believe on test taking is something vir- of assessing basic academic It’s time to trust our chil- controversial about that.
the Legislature will fund the tually every teacher in the state skills. dren’s education to our teach- It’s a chance for the
existing formula (something laments. “Teaching for the Teachers are sick of teach- ing professionals, which means vote-conscious legislators
it’s done just twice in its 22 test,” they say, is a disruption ing for the test, as no doubt, allowing teachers to guide to something important for
years), that is not to say that of the educational process. are students and parents, for their students through the ma- education.

Letter to the editor
Voice of the people
Comments on recent columns
I am an American, bred and
born. I tend to vote Conservative
on most issues, Liberal on a very
few, and Libertarian on some. Most
of all I care about this country first
and foremost. I think our state
Legislature should raise the tax on
fossil fuels. It’s a no-brainer. People
who drive should help pay for road
maintenance, simple enough. My
suggestion has always been to
make the increase even the price of
gas out to an even penny. Nobody
is going to miss one-hundredth of a
I might be rubbing a lot of Con-
servative friends the wrong way,
but right now I support Jim Hood
for Governor. Why? Because I think
he’s the better choice so far. I vote
for the person, not the party.
In Larry Elder’s column, he
showed the hypocrisy of Liberals in
the media and government. I really
wish all politicians and our “news”
reporters would just be honest and
speak the truth, no matter who gets
hurt. Clean up your own back yard
and let the chips fall where they
may. Slim said our Governor’s race
will be a real mud-slinger. I hope
not. I want reasons to vote FOR
a candidate rather than a reason NAMASTE
to vote against one. We get better
public servants that way.
As usual Leonard Pitts showed
his extreme bias against Conser-
Impact of shutdown on ordinary people
vatives in his column. Dammit So many things happen impacting everyday Amer- rule of raja, badshah, monarch, even
man! Liberal/Democrats are just in the world every mo- icans in unexpected ways.” dictators. History tells only in a few
as guilty as Conservative/Republi- ment, it is hard to track Recently my daughter cases, some good things happened
cans, if not more so in their words unless you are affected by and I made a long flight but in most cases bad things hap-
and deeds concerning government them. I heard of “govern- to Delhi and Lucknow, pened to the ordinary people. Howev-
and personal actions. You’re just not ment shutdown” for the India. My daughter came er, in this 21st century, there is hardly
man enough to admit it. While I’m last several decades but back on 5th January while a one man show; it’s a collective and
thinking about it, this was founded never thought seriously I came back on 8th. After democratic.
as a Christian nation, not Islamic. what it meant. a long and tiring flight In the land of government for the
If Muslims want to serve in govern- In the US, it’s a com- from Delhi to Atlanta via people, currently it becomes govern-
ment, they will be well-reminded mon phenomenon. Even Doha, my daughter stood ment against the people.
that their laws according to the during Reagan’s time, the in a queue for three long One survey says, people are blam-
Koran do not apply here. Neither shutdown occurred eight Jiben Roy hours at immigration in ing the government for this shut-
do Christian laws, according to the times but lasted only for the Atlanta airport. It’s down. During the 2016 campaign,
Supreme Court, and we certainly four days or less. a shutdown impact. I Trump clearly said that the expense
don’t need any more potty-mouthed During Obama’s time, one shut- asked her, “people aren’t angry?” My of building wall will be paid by
punk heifers or old men serving us down lasted 16 days. And this current daughter replied, “what is the point Mexican Government or they will be
in government. If there is justice, shutdown will be record breaking, in getting angry?” If it happens in the forced to pay. Now it is the US taxpay-
some freshmen/women in Con- the way it is continuing. This govern- developing countries, people would er who will be paying if he manages
gress will be “one-hit-wonders” who ment wants to make many records, get violent. The most tolerant people to build the wall.
will be sent home with their igno- apparently, in all areas including the in the world are now facing a govern- In the time of drone technology,
rant Socialist tails tucked between shutdown. The head of the govern- ment backlash because of politics building a wall may not be the right
their legs. ment thinks that there is no other cri- with unreasonable issue. solution to prevent human trafficking
I agree with Ms. Froma Harrop sis but the U.S.-Mexican border wall. Staying in Delhi a couple of days or infiltration of desperate people.
about the wall. There are more According to Trump, it’s a “growing more, I started feeling nervous On the other hand, a wall may not
and better ways to solve the illegal humanitarian and security crisis.” because I had a connecting flight to replace the border security forces. So
immigration problem, but most sug- The government doesn’t seem to Jackson and I would definitely miss why not discuss alternative meth-
gestions I have would make Liber- see how the shutdown is affecting or- the flight to Jackson if I faced similar ods rather than walking out of the
als apoplectic. Never mind they’d be dinary people. How come building a long lines. To my surprise, I came meeting?
highly effective. They’d also be very border wall becomes a humanitarian out of Atlanta immigration as fast as Jiben Roy, a native of Bangladesh,
“unkind” to those who wish to come crisis while millions of people includ- possible. I made it to Jackson on time teaches chemistry and pharmaceutical
here but not become Americans. ing federal employees and ordinary with most of my luggage at least. sciences at Mississippi University for
Lastly, for the afore-mentioned people are suffering? According to In different period of history, Women. His email address is royji-
Leonard. If you don’t give a dam, USA Today, “Federal shutdown is people witnessed and lived under the
it’s not a “damn”! The expression
refers to a Tinker’s dam, a tiny
piece of metal whose only use is to
temporarily mend a hole in a pot THE STAFF OF THE DISPATCH
or pan. Your columns are obscene
EDITOR/PUBLISHER Luther Shields Courtney Hendricks Slim Smith Quaylon Jones
in your slavish dedication to Black
Peter Imes Jackie Taylor Lisa Oswalt Jan Swoope Toma McClanahan
and Liberal causes, regardless of Evie Vidrine Deanna Robinson-Pugh Scott Walters Kayla Taylor
the overall impact those causes will
have on America and her future, PUBLISHER EMERITUS
or whether you’re right or wrong. Lindsey Beck Isabelle Altman Christina Boyd William Hudson
This country can and will improve Debbie Foster Matt Garner Dalen Cochran William LeJeune
without reverse racism, which in ADVERTISING Anterrrio Davis Jamie Morrison
Cynthia Cunningham Mary Ann Hardy Alex Holloway
fact will only serve to make matters Eddie Johnson Amanda Lien Joseph Ellis Anne Murphy
Kelly Ervin Donta Perry
worse. Melissa Johnson Adam Minichino Jeffrey Gore
CIRCULATION Zach Plair Katrina Guyton Tina Perry
Cameron Triplett Beth Proffitt
Brooksville Mary Jane Runnels Michael Floyd Mary Pollitz Doris Hill
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Hattie Smith Swanigan, Jerry Swani- was formerly employed tended school in Prairie Welch Funeral Home in Redd Morgan of Bogue
COLUMBUS — gan, Coretta Swanigan, with Bryan Foods. Point and formerly man- Starkville and one hour Chitto; sons, Keith Mor-
Hattie Coleman Smith, Michael Swanigan, He is survived aged and operated Doc prior to services Sunday gan and Kyle Morgan,
55, died Jan. 5, 2019, Martin Swanigan and by his son, Maurice Amos Grocery. She was at the church. Welch Fu- both of Sturgis, Kirk
at Baptist Angel Wilson, all of Bell; daughter, Erica a member of Canaan neral Home is in charge Morgan of Philadelphia,
Memorial Columbus; and six “Ree” Spann; broth- M.B. Church. of arrangements. Tim Redd, Jeff Redd
Hospital in grandchildren. ers, Howard Spann of In addition to her par- Mr. Morgan was and Chris Redd, all of
Memphis, Pallbearers will be Macon, David Spann of ents, she was preceded born to the late Frank Bogue Chitto; daugh-
Tennessee. Anthony Smith, Hen- Memphis, Tennessee, in death by her former and Lecta Maude Jack- ters, Denise Redd Cain
Services ry Millers, DeWayne Thomas Spann and husband; daughters, son Morgan. He was a of Bogue Chitto and
will be White, Ceasar Sherrod, Curtis Spann, both of Allierta Ketton, Annie U.S. Navy veteran and Tammy Redd Williford
at 2 p.m. DeAndre Bankhead, St. Louis, Missouri and W. Jones, Annie Laura served in the Korean of Madison; brother,
Saturday at Smith DeAngelo Bankhead, Leo Spann of Dallas, Alexandra and Rosie and Vietnam Wars. Frank LaDell Morgan
Providence Devexkiyo Bankhead, Texas; sisters, Jennie Mae Mitchell; sons,
Cedrick Stevenson and He was a member of of Sturgis; and a host
M.B. Church with the Spann of St. Louis, Johnny Tate, Robert Lee
Robert Sloan. Morgan Chapel Baptist of grandchildren and
Rev. Gilbert Anderson Missouri, Terry Ann Tate, Albert Tate Jr.,
Church. great-grandchildren.
officiating. Burial will Cross, Cleo Tarpley Jimmy Lee McCarthy
In addition to his Memorials may be
follow at Union Ceme- Mavis Harris and Asalne Spann, both and Will C. Tate.
parents, he was pre- made to Baptist Chil-
tery. Visitation will be COLUMBUS — Ma- of Dallas, Texas; four She is survived by
vis Renie Harris, 90, grandchildren; and one her sons, Walter Tate ceded in death by his dren’s Village in Jack-
from noon-6 p.m. Friday wife, Jackie Crowson son or French Camp
at Carter’s Funeral Ser- died Jan. 9, 2019, at great-grandchild. and CW Tate; broth-
Baptist Memorial Hos- ers, Bernard O’Neal, Morgan. Academy, 1 Fine Place,
vices. Carter’s Funeral He is survived by his French Camp, MS
Services is in charge of pital-Golden Triangle. Donald Posey Theodore and John
wife, Sylvia Ann Smith 39745.
arrangements. Graveside services STARKVILLE — Lester; sister, Estella
Mrs. Smith was born will be at 2 p.m. Sunday Donald Calvin Posey Luster; 27 grandchil-
at Pleasant Hill Baptist died Jan. 9, 2019, at dren; 60 great-grand- We had questions about cremation.
July 12, 1963, in Colum-
bus, to the late Harry Church Cemetery. the University Medical children; and 56
Gordon and Alberta Memorial Gunter Peel Center in Jackson. great-great-grandchil- We found the
Cowson. Funeral Home and Services will be at dren. answers here.
In addition to her Crematory, Second 3 p.m. Monday at First
parents, she was Avenue North location Baptist Church with the Garner Morgan Call today.
preceded in death by is in charge of arrange- Rev. Chip Stevens offici- BOGUE CHITTO
her siblings, Lee Ester ments. ating. Burial will follow — Garner G. Morgan,
Smith, Jessie Coleman at a later date. Visita- 84, died Jan. 9, 2019, at
and Joseph Coleman. Johnnie Abrams tion will be two hours Hospice Ministries in
She is survived by COLUMBUS — prior to services at the Ridgeland. Lowndes Funeral Home and Crematory
her children, Janice Johnnie L. Abrams, 79, church. Welch Funeral Services will be at Columbus, MS • (662) 328-1808
Lowery and Patty Bai- died Jan. 7, 2019, at Bap- Home is in charge of 2 p.m. Sunday at Mor-
ley, both of Columbus; tist Memo- arrangements. gan Chapel Baptist
siblings, Rosie Kidd, rial Hospi- Mr. Posey attended Church with the Rev.
Bennie Walton, Percy tal-Golden Indianola High School Ben Yarber and the Rev.
Coleman, Isom Cowson Triangle. and Mississippi State Robin Risher officiating.
and Frank Cowson, all Services University. He was Burial will follow at
of Columbus and Jim- will be formerly employed as the church cemetery.
mie Coleman of Sacra- at 2 p.m. an Oktibbeha County Visitation will be from
mento, California; five Sunday at Administrator. 5-7 p.m. Saturday at
grandchildren; and two Shiloh Full Abrams He was preceded in
great-grandchildren. Gospel death by his mother,
Pallbearers will be M.B. Church with the Addie Carpenter Posey.
Charles Lowery Sr., Rev. Michael Reed He is survived by his
John Wrench, Cease officiating. Burial will wife, Mary Lou Posey.
Jethrow, Dan Bush and follow at New Baptist Memorials may be
Trayvonnd Lowery. Temple Memorial Gar- made to Oktibbeha
dens. Visitation will be County Humane Soci-
Johnnie Green from 1-5 p.m. Saturday ety, 510 Industrial Park
MACON — Johnnie at Carter’s Funeral Ser- Road, Starkville, MS
B. Green, 73, died Dec. vices. Carter’s Funeral 39759.
Services is in charge of
24, 2018, at Clay County
Medical Center.
Mr. Abrams was Sue McCarthy
Services will be at 11 COLUMBUS — Sue
a.m. Saturday at Cluster
born May 7, 1939, in
Willie McCarthy, 99, Margie Klieber
Columbus, to the late Visitation:
Baptist Church in Ala- died Jan. 1, 2019.
Johnny Strong and Saturday, Jan. 12 • 9-11 AM
bama. Burial will follow Services Memorial Gunter Peel
Lillian Wiley. He was Funeral Home
at the church cemetery. will be at 2
formerly employed with 2nd Ave. North Location
Visitation will be from p.m. at Ca- Services:
Airline Manufactur-
1-5 p.m. Friday at Lee- naan M.B. Saturday, Jan. 12 • 11 AM
ing and the House of Memorial Gunter Peel
Sykes Funeral Home. Church Funeral Home Chapel
Lee-Sykes Funeral with the 2nd Ave. North Location
In addition to his par- Burial
Home is in charge of Rev. Al
ents, he was preceded Memorial Gardens
arrangements. Lathan

Floyd Land
in death by his chil- McCarthy
Ms. Green was born officiating. Mavis Harris
dren, Barry L. Abrams,
April 4, 1945, in Nox- Burial will Graveside Services:
Johnny Abrams and Sunday, Jan. 13 • 2 PM
ubee County. She was Tempest Abrams. be at Sandfield Cem- Pleasant Hill Church Cemetery
formerly employed with etery. Visitation will Memorial Gunter Peel
Floyd William Land, 96,
He is survived by his passed away on Tuesday, Janu-
Macon Delta Boral wife, Genoria Abrams be from noon-6 p.m. Funeral Home
Brick Company. at Lee-Sykes Funeral 2nd Ave. North Location ary 8, 2019, at Windsor Place in
of Canton; children, Columbus, MS.
Johnny Robinson and Home. Lee-Sykes Fu-
Visitation will be Saturday,
Earl Swanigan Geraldine Epps, both neral Home is in charge
January 12, 2019 from 12:00
HUDSON, N.Y. — of Columbus, Jerome of arrangements.
Mrs. McCarthy was - 1:00 PM at East End Baptist
Earl King Swanigan, Abrams of New Albany, Church, Columbus, MS. A fu-
54, died Jan. 5, 2019, at McArthur Abrams of born sept. 16, 1919, in
Cliftonville, to the late neral service follow at 1:00 PM
Berkeley Los Angeles, California with Bro. Albert Wilkerson offi-
Medical and Barbara Ann Jones Marshall Luster and
ciating. A graveside will be Sat-
Center in of Hardwood Height, Annie Mitchell. She at-
urday, January 12, 2019 at 3:30 PM at Pleasant
Martins- Illinois; brother, Ton- Valley Cemetery, Guntown, MS with Lowndes

Howell O. Austin
burg, West nie Louis Abrams of Funeral Home, Columbus, MS directing.
Virginia. Hilldale, New Jersey; 17 Mr. Land was born in Fort Payne, Alabama on
Services grandchildren; and nine July 4th, 1922, to the late Stephen and Allie Myr-
will be great-grandchildren Howell O. Austin passed away peacefully at his tle (Evans) Land. He joined the Army on Decem-
at 2 p.m. Pallbearers will be residence in Columbus on Dec. 12, 2018. ber 4, 1937 and spent eight years at Fort Benning
Saturday Robert Abrams, Stanley A memorial service will be held in his honor with the 29th Infantry Company B. Mr. Land
at Charity Full Gospel Abrams, Larry Council, at First Presbyterian Church on Bluecutt Road at retired from the Air Force after twenty years of
Church with Robert Tracy Topps, Robert 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 12, 2019. service. He loved his garden and looked forward
Jones officiating. Burial Sanders and Michael Mr. Austin was born in Calhoun Couty, to every spring planting. Mr. Land was a skilled
will follow at Union Lane. Alabama, to the late Riley and Berdie Austin. mechanic and was generous with his time and
Cemetery. Visitation The first of four children, Howell began working talents when people needed help. He married the
will be from noon-6 Henry Spann as a child to help provide for his family during the former Frances Ruth Cribbs on June 2, 1979 in
p.m. Friday at Carter’s WEST POINT — depression years, by taking food by cart to the Columbus, MS. They shared a life together for
Funeral Services. Car- Henry F. “Bud” Spann, Armory in Anniston, Alabama. At the age of 16, he forty years and he was a blessed man to have had
ter’s Funeral Services 68, died Dec. 31, 2018, bought the first family car, attending high school her in his life. Floyd and Ruth are members of
is in charge of arrange- in West Point. in the daytime and working nights for J.I. Chase. East End Baptist Church in Columbus, MS.
ments. Services will be at He later married and moved to Orlando, Florida, In addition to his parents he is preceded in
Mr. Swanigan was 11 a.m. Saturday at to work for the government, where he made death by his brothers, Kenneth Land and Cecil
born Jan. 14, 1964, in U.F.C.W. Local #1529 improvements to shells and equipment for the Land; and an infant sister.
Columbus, to Collier Union Hall with the Army. After moving to Columbus, Mississippi, he Mr. Land is survived by his devoted wife, Ruth
Swanigan and Lorine Rev. Dennis Hannah became plant manager for American Bosch, later (Cribbs) Land of Columbus, MS; children, Ann
Swanigan. He was officiating. Burial will named United Technologies. He made thousands Ellis of New Orleans, LA and Robert William
formerly employed as follow at Greenwood of improvements to parts and machines, retiring Land of Dothan, AL; grandchildren, Paul Michael
an artist. Cemetery. Visitation after 37 years. Ellis and Leigh Anne Peters; three great-grand-
In addition to his will be from 3-6 p.m. Howell was a mason and a Shriner, and took children, Beckman, Alice and Maxwell; brother,
parents, he was preced- Friday at Carter’s Mor- crippled children to the Shriners Hospital in Raymond Land of Carlisle, PA; and sister, Faye
ed in death by his wife, tuary Services Chapel. Shreveport, Lousiana. He was a man of brilliance, Berry of Villages, FL.
Marcella Swanigan Carter’s Mortuary integrity and honesty. He loved hunting, helping Pallbearers will be Keith Land, Tim Blair,
of Hudson; children, Services is in charge of others and the Alabama Crimson Tide. He Jerry Harris, Curtis Pritchard, Travis Berry and
James Swanigan, Angel arrangements. especially loved his wife, Mildred, above all. Paul Ellis.
Faye Swanigan and Mr. Spann was born He is survived by his wife, Mildred Austin, Memorials may be made to East End Baptist
Keanu Swanigan, all of Oct. 1, 1950, in Noxu- as well as, his son, Tony and his daughters, Jane Church, P.O. Box 8480, Columbus, MS 39705.
Hudson; siblings, Jea- bee County, to the late Harmon (Dennis) and Sami Austin of Columbus. The Land family would like to extend their
nette Cockrell, Collier Willie H. Spann and He has one grandson, Riley Austin (Ashley) of gratitude to the fine people at East End Baptist
Swanigan Jr., Victor Fannie R. Spann. He Northport, AL, and four great-grandchildren. He Church who have prayed, sent cards, visited and
is dearly missed by his family, along with many brought numerous meals. You are a blessing to
relatives, neices and nephews and family friends. the Land family. We love you Casey and Donna
Roe Callaway and Ron Delgado will be officiating for always being present in time of need and cel-
When was the last time you the service. ebration.
Donations in his memory may be sent to the
picked up a piece of litter? Compliments of
Shriners Hospital for Children. Lowndes Funeral Home
Paid Obituary
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He continued to play Bonding over bikes has become known as the realized the importance
a supporting role the Thomas had known “Game of Change.” of what we did. Don was
rest of his life, those who MSU lost its first- very proud of that, but not
Posey for years, but they
knew him best recalled round game to eventual in a bragging way. That
didn’t become close
this week. national champion just wasn’t Don.”
friends until about 15
“You won’t find a Loyola-Chicago, but the Wofford, who manages
years ago when Posey
better man,” said his images and symbolism Welch Funeral Home,
placed his mother in the
longtime friend and from the game even spent part of Thursday
Starkville Manor nurs-
motorcycle-trip partner being played struck a afternoon meeting with
ing care facility, where
John Thomas. “He did so serious blow to the idea Posey’s family, including
Thomas served as region-
much for so many people, of segregation during the Posey’s wife of 51 years,
al vice president.
with nobody knowing height of the Civil Rights Mary Lou.
“He would come to
what he did. He didn’t Movement. “It was an honor to
visit his mom after he got
want recognition or acco- His teammate, Jack serve the family because
off work and when he was
lades. If you needed help, Wofford, said Posey was I knew him so well,” Wof-
it didn’t matter who you leaving, we’d sit and talk
an important member of ford said. “But personally,
were, what your status for a little while,” Thomas
that team, even though it was tough. We were
was. Rags or riches, it said. “One day, he men-
his playing time was bosom buddies at State.”
was all the same.” tioned he used to ride mo-
Emily Garrard, who torcycles. I’d say, ‘Posey,
“Every member of the
Posey hired as the coun- if you get a motorcycle,
team played an important
I’ll get one, too.’ Every Thomas was with
ty’s comptroller in 2002, role and Don took his
day, that’s how we’d say Posey when he first fell ill
succeeded him as county role very seriously,” said
administrator when he goodbye, talking about on Dec. 28.
Wofford, who like Posey,
retired in 2013. She said getting motorcycles. “We were sitting at
came to MSU as a fresh-
her former boss was a This went on for about a his dining room table
man in 1961.
pleasure to work for. year, then I just decided when he started to talk
“We were very close
“He was so easy-go- I was going to put him about a sudden pain he
as a team,” Wofford
ing, pleasant,” Garrard on the spot. I bought a felt in his back,” Thomas
said. “Back then, I think
said. “He motorcycle and drove up said. “I knew something
Leland Mitchell was the
didn’t get to his house. I told him, was wrong, because
only player that had a
upset about ‘OK, Posey, it’s time to Don didn’t complain. He
car. So we spent a lot of
anything put up or shut up.’ He had wound up going to the
time together. Don and I
much. He a motorcycle the next practiced together, played hospital and they sent
strived to Saturday. He was, I think, together and bummed him to Jackson (Uni-
help oth- about 60 years old.” around campus together. versity of Mississippi
ers.” Together, the two He was easy to like, just Medical Center). He had
“He was Garrard friends would take an an easy-going, down-to- what they call an aortic
a great annual motorcycle trip to earth guy.” dissection. They sent him
listener, a very thought- Lynchburg, Tennessee, Posey came to MSU home, but he had another
ful man,” said Linda to visit the Jack Daniels on a track scholarship one a week later.”
Breazeale, who served distillery. Although (high-jumper) from his An aortic dissection
with Posey on Oktibbeha neither man drank Jack hometown of Indianola, is a rupture of the aorta,
County Hospital’s Board Daniels, they always but earned a spot on the often caused by an aneu-
of Trustees. “Don came picked up the commemo- freshman basketball rysm.
on the board in 2016, a rative Jack Daniels bottle team. The survival rate, even
very import- as collectors’ items and “If you really stretched in the best cases, is no
ant time for enjoyed the ride along the him out, he was about better than 30 percent.
the hospital. Natchez Trace. 6-foot-4,” Wofford said. But if Posey knew that,
The main They would also at- “He was the first person I he never shared it with
thing is you tend the motorcycle rally can remember who could anyone.
could al- in (Oktibbeha County’s) dunk a basketball with “I talked to him Tues-
ways count Sturgis each year. both hands. Back then, day night,” Thomas said.
on him to “We didn’t go to any that was something you “He said he wanted to go
listen very Breazeale of the parties or any- just didn’t see very often.” fishing. I told him not to
intently. He thing,” Thomas said. At the time, Wofford worry about that. ‘You
asked good questions “We would just set up a said he and his team- just get better and we’ll
and led with great wis- tent, drink Coronas and mates didn’t grasp the go fishing when you’re
dom. He voted in ways people-watch.” historical significance of better.’ … I could tell he
that were supportive of the “Game of Change.” was getting tired, so I
the community’s inter- ‘Game of Change’ “I think Don felt the told him, ‘I love you’ and
ests and the hospital’s Posey, like the other same way we all felt: We he told me he loved me.
interest.” 11 young men who made just wanted to play in That was it. He died the
up the 1963 MSU basket- the NCAA Tournament,” next day.”
County administrator ball team, was proud of Wofford said. “It wasn’t
Posey, who had previ- the role he played in what until much later, that we
ously been in the insur-
ance business, became
the county’s first county
administrator in 1996.
Prior to then, the duties
fell on the chancery
“He really set up how
the county administra-
tor’s office operated. He
pretty much invented the
job in a lot of ways,” Gar-
rard said. “He was a plea-
sure to work with and
easy to get along with.
But if there were rules,
he absolutely insisted
that you follow the rules.
He was a great boss and
a great friend, too.”
Those qualities also
were evident in his pri-
vate life.
“I lost my dad three
years ago and my mom
last year,” Thomas said.
“Don — I always called
him Posey — was like
a big brother to me. He
was just very level-head-
ed. He never made rash
decisions. When you
came to Don with some-
thing, he would really
listen. He wouldn’t in-
terrupt you. He just took
everything in. Then, he’d
really think it through
before he gave his opin-
ion. If you agreed with
him, that was fine. But if
you didn’t agree, he was
fine with that, too.”

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Adam Minichino


post first Decision to stop
pressing helps
home win deny Georgia
From Special Reports
By Adam Minichino
Former Starkville High
School and East Missis-
sippi Community College STARKVILLE — “It
standout Josh Skinner had wasn’t our best night” usu-
a season-high 16 points ally is a good indication
Thursday night to lead bad news is coming.
four players in double fig- Even though the Mis-
ures in the Mississippi sissippi State women’s
University for Women’s basketball team only had
men’s basketball team’s one loss entering its game
87-71 victory against against Georgia, MSU
Campbellsville University coach Vic Schaefer has
– Somerset at Pohl Gym- used that phrase several
nasium. times this season to de-
D.J. Clark added 14 scribe the myriad issues
points and 17 rebounds to that plague his team.
help the Owls (2-12) re- On Thursday night,
cord the program’s first Schaefer uttered those
home victory. words again before prais-
“(I am) really excited to ing his team for its work in
get the win the final five-plus minutes
Men’s t on ight ,” that ultimately turned
The W the tide and pushed No.
Roundup coach Bri- 7 MSU to an 80-71 victo-
an Merkel. ry against Georgia in a
“Somerset is a really tough Southeastern Conference
team, and I’m proud of matchup before a crowd
how our guys responded of 6,493 at Humphrey
to some adverse moments Coliseum.
throughout the game. We “When it got down to
are looking forward to crunch time we didn’t
building on this win with a blink, either. We didn’t
road game on Sunday.” Trevor Birchett/Mississippi State Athletic Media Relations flinch,” Schaefer said. “I
Skinner was 6-for-10 Sophomore Chloe Bibby (55) had a career-high 24 points Thursday night in the No. 7 Mississippi State thought our veterans an-
women’s basketball team’s 80-71 victory against Georgia in a Southeastern Conference game at
from the field to eclipse swered the bell.”
Humphrey Coliseum.
his previous season high Que Morrison’s drive
of 13 points. He was 4-for-
7 from 3-point range. Harris’ suggestion to move Howard to corner on offense opens lane with 6 minutes, 12 sec-
onds remaining gave
Clark, who scored in Georgia (11-4, 2-1 SEC)
double figures for the
By Adam Minichino Southeastern Conference game be- combined for nine of their team’s 11 a 68-65 lead. From there, fore a crowd of 6,493 a Humphrey blocks. Holmes was the most effec-
fifth game in a row, had, MSU raised its intensity
and 10th this season, had Coliseum. tive at capitalizing on the absence and effort on the defensive
STARKVILLE — Mississippi “I tell you all of the time we have of a 6-3 forward and a 6-6 center in
his fourth double-double. State women’s basketball coach end. Jordan Danberry had
He eclipsed his previous the best staff in the country, and the lane by scoring all of her seven a steal after Teaira Mc-
Vic Schaefer is fond of saying he that was a great offer,” Schaefer points in the fourth quarter.
season high of 15 in re- Cowan applied tight ball
has the best coaching staff in the said of Harris raising the possibil- Holmes said she used “counter
bounds. Clark added five pressure on Jenna Staiti
nation. ity of moving Howard to the corner moves” to get into the lane and beat
assists and two steals. to force the turnover. Jazz-
Associate head coach Johnnie in a timeout. “It really opened some the switching defenders after MSU
Tavonta Jones and Tre mun Holmes also hustled
Harris provided proof of Schaefer’s things up for us and it allowed us to used Howard as a decoy in the after a loose ball follow-
Pinkston also recorded
double-digits against the claim Thursday night when she finish. Jazz made a big shot in the corner. ing a missed jumper by
Tigers with 12 and 10 suggested No. 7 MSU push for- lane late that gave us a little breath- Howard, who had 18 points, Taja Cole. Danberry also
points respectively. ward Anriel Howard to the corner ing room.” four rebounds, three assists, and applied pressure on the
The Owls were 31- in its dribble-drive offense in an Schaefer said MSU moved four steals in 40 minutes, added a ball to force a turnover in
for-66 from the field (47 effort to move Georgia’s size, espe- Howard, who is 5-11, to the cor- three-point play on a Euro step in a half-court set, and MSU
percent), including 8-for- cially 6-foot-3 forward Caliya Robin- ner in hopes that Georgia would the lane to kick MSU’s lead to 72- was able to close out and
19 (42.1) from 3-poimnt son, out of the middle of the lane. follow her. Georgia, which also 68 with 2 minutes, 50 seconds re- give Gabby Connally a
range. The W held Camp- Harris’ tweak to the game played player-to-player defense and maining. Teaira McCowan added smaller shooting window
bellsville – Somerset to plan proved to be just what MSU switched on MSU’s dribble-drive, an offensive rebound putback and a on a 3-pointer that she
36.6-percent shooting (26- needed. followed Howard to the corner. free throw, and Holmes converted missed.
for-71). Jazzmun Holmes scored all sev- The move proved doubly effective a runner and 3 of 4 free throws to Each sequence came
The W will travel to en of her points in the final six min- because Robinson (26 points, six help seal the deal. after Schaefer made the
Somerset, Kentucky, for utes to help push No. 7 MSU to an rebounds, four blocked shots) and “With me being on the wing and decision to get out of the
a rematch against Camp- 80-71 victory against Georgia in a Jenna Staiti (five points, five blocks) See OFFENSE, 3B See DEFENSE, 4B
bellsville – Somerset at 2

Mitchell leads LSU past Ole Miss; Auburn beats Alabama
p.m. Sunday.
n Southern
Mississippi 77, Middle
Tennessee State 70: At From Special Reports
Women’s Roundup rienced team.” day (SEC Network).
Hattiesburg, Tyree Griffin
Shanice Norton added 11 n Auburn 66, Alabama
had a team-high 21 points OXFORD — Ayana Mitch- points and Khayla Pointer had 56: At Tuscaloosa, Alabama,
and seven assists Thurs- ell had a game-high 16 points McPhee-McCuin said. “It was
day to lead the Golden Ea- 10 points for LSU, which had Daisa Alexander scored 22
Thursday night to lead the LSU going to be that type of grind- a 34-24 rebounding edge and points and had four steals
gles past the Blue Raiders
women’s basketball team to a it-out game. There’s a reason forced 23 turnovers. Thursday night to lead the Ti-
in a Conference USA game
55-41 victory against Ole Miss why that team has 11 wins and Crystal Allen led the Rebels gers past the Crimson Tide at
at Reed Green Coliseum.
in a Southeastern Conference only four losses. They beat us with 12 points. She was 1-for- Coleman Coliseum.
Southern Miss (9-7, 1-3
C-USA) won in its first game at The Pavilion at Ole at that type of game. Last game 12 from the field. Shandricka Auburn (14-2, 2-1 SEC) had
home game in 30 days. Miss. (against Arkansas), I thought Sessom had 11 points and 10 16 steals and forced 25 turn-
“I’m not sure we played LSU (11-4, 2-1 SEC), which we got outcoached. This game, rebounds. La’Karis Salter, a overs. The Tigers scored 28
better tonight than we had entered the game as the I don’t think we got outcoached. transfer from Mississippi State points off turnovers. They also
been playing (in recent league’s top-ranked defense, My job is to give the players an and Jacksonville, had nine had 42 points in the paint.
losses), but we scored limited Ole Miss (6-11, 0-3) to opportunity to have success, points, three rebounds, and two “We’ll take that ugly win,”
more points,” Southern 12-for-40 shooting from the and I felt like from a game-plan- steals. Auburn coach Terri Wil-
Miss coach Doc Sadler field. ning standpoint, we did that. Ole Miss will travel to Lex- liams-Flournoy said. “We had
said. “The thing that we “That was a rough one,” What you’re seeing is an expe- ington, Kentucky, to take on to scrap and fight and grind
See MEN, 3B Ole Miss head coach Yolett rienced team versus an inexpe- No. 16 Kentucky at noon Sun- See WOMEN, 2B

Prescott’s road resumes where he started
By SCHUYLER DIXON That famous venue was the site of “I guess I couldn’t imagine it being
The Associated Press Prescott’s NFL debut in a preseason back in the Coliseum against the team
game that marked the league’s return I started off my career, but I’ve always
FRISCO, Texas — So many ques-
to LA after a 22-year absence. His daz- talked about the confidence I’ve had
tions asked of Dak Prescott revolve
zling day wasn’t a huge deal then be- in myself and this team,” Prescott
around two years ago, when the Dal-
cause the Cowboys had no reason to said. “Nothing has changed.”
las quarterback led the Cowboys to
believe Tony Romo wouldn’t be their This is Prescott’s second shot at
an NFC-best 13 wins as a rookie be-
fore losing his playoff debut. quarterback. a divisional win after Aaron Rodgers
There’s a new angle to that old Two years later, it’s a signature mo- and the Green Bay Packers stole the
story line now that the 2016 NFL ment in the sudden transformation first with some last-second magic.
Offensive Rookie of the Year has his at quarterback for America’s Team, Just as Romo had nine years earlier,
first postseason victory. Prescott and triggered when Romo was injured in Prescott lost at home as the NFC’s top
Tim Heitman/USA TODAY Sports
the Cowboys (11-6) are headed to Los another preseason game. And now it seed in his team’s postseason opener.
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) reacts
Angeles Memorial Coliseum for a di- could be the setting for Prescott to Dallas missed the playoffs last to running down to the 1-yard line in the fourth quarter
visional matchup with the Rams (13- reach something Romo never could: season , in large part because of a against the Seattle Seahawks in a NFC Wild Card
3) on Saturday night. an NFC championship game. See COWBOYS, 2B playoff football game at AT&T Stadium.
2B Friday, January 11, 2019 The Dispatch •

24. St. John’s (14-2) did not play. Next: vs. 7. Mississippi State (15-1) beat Georgia
Thursday’s Men’s Major DePaul, Saturday. 80-71. Next: at Auburn, Monday. Continued from Page 1B
8. N.C. State (16-0) beat Pittsburgh
College Scores 25. TCU (12-2) did not play. Next: at No.
23 Oklahoma, Saturday. 63-34. Next: at Virginia, Sunday. to get it. We told the team that this
East 9. Maryland (14-1) did not play. Next: vs.
Bryant 66, Mount St. Mary’s 59
CCSU 103, Fairleigh Dickinson 96, 2OT
Southeastern Michigan, Saturday. would be a game of runs. In a game
10. Oregon State (12-2) did not play. Next:
Fairfield 60, St. Peter’s 57 Conference Men at UCLA, Friday. like this, the Xs and Os go out the
Quinnipiac 89, Monmouth (NJ) 83, 2OT Conf. Pct. Overall Pct. 11. Texas (13-2) did not play. Next: at No.
Robert Morris 52, St. Francis Brooklyn 49
St. Francis (Pa.) 74, LIU Brooklyn 67
Tennessee 2-0 1.000 13-1 .929 20 Iowa State, Saturday. door. It comes down to who wants
S. Carolina 2-0 1.000 7-7 .500 12. Syracuse (13-2) did not play. Next: vs.
UConn 76, SMU 64 Ole Miss 2-0 1.000 12-2 .857 North Carolina, Sunday. it more and who’s going to fight the
Wagner 76, Sacred Heart 73 LSU 1-0 1.000 11-3 .786
SOUTH Kentucky 1-1 .500 11-3 .786
13. Tennessee (12-3) lost to No. 16
Kentucky 73-71. Next: at Georgia, Sunday. hardest for it. We had to go through
Belmont 77, Morehead St. 60
Delaware 82, UNC-Wilmington 69
1-1 .500 10-4
1-1 .500 9-5
14. Gonzaga (15-1) did not play. Next: vs.
Portland, Saturday. their little storm then come back
Drexel 79, Coll. of Charleston 78
ETSU 98, The Citadel 73
1-1 .500 10-4
1-1 .500 9-5
15. Marquette (12-3) did not play. Next: at
Villanova, Friday.
and get ready to play.”
FAU 80, Old Dominion 73
FIU 69, Charlotte 66
Miss. State
0-1 .000 12-2
0-1 .000 11-3
16. Kentucky (15-2) beat No. 13
Tennessee 73-71. Next: vs. Mississippi,
Unique Thompson added 12
Furman 89, VMI 57
Georgia Southern 79, Louisiana-Monroe 78
0-1 .000 9-4
0-2 .000 9-5
Sunday. points, while Crystal Primm had 10
17. Iowa (11-4) lost to Purdue 62-57. Next:
Georgia St. 89, Louisiana-Lafayette 76
Hampton 94, Charleston Southern 82
Texas A&M 0-2 .000 6-7 .462 at No. 18 Minnesota, Monday. for Auburn. Nine of the 10 Auburn
18. Minnesota (12-3) did not play. Next:
High Point 74, Presbyterian 58 Thursday’s Games vs. No. 17 Iowa, Monday. players who played had at least one
Hofstra 93, William & Mary 90, 3OT No games scheduled
Jacksonville St. 69, E. Illinois 62 Today’s Games
19. Arizona State (11-3) did not play.
Next: vs. No. 6 Stanford, Friday. steal. Erin Howard had three steals
Longwood 67, UNC-Asheville 62 No games scheduled
Louisiana Tech 64, UAB 53 Saturday’s Games
20. Iowa State (13-2) did not play. Next:
vs. No. 11 Texas, Saturday. and a team-best five assists.
Missouri at South Carolina, Noon
Memphis 78, East Carolina 72
Mercer 84, W. Carolina 80 (SEC Network)
21. South Carolina (11-4) beat Florida
71-40. Next: at LSU, Sunday.
Auburn led 36-23 at halftime. It
Murray St. 98, UT Martin 77
Northeastern 81, Elon 70, OT
Ole Miss at Mississippi State, Noon (WCBI)
Texas A&M at Alabama, 2:30 p.m.
22. Florida State (14-1) did not play. Next:
vs. Clemson, Sunday.
dealt with turnover troubles and a
Radford 79, SC-Upstate 72
Southern Miss. 77, Middle Tennessee 70
(SEC Network)
Georgia at Auburn, 3 p.m. (ESPN2)
23. Michigan State (12-3) did not play. scoring drought in the third quar-
Next: at Ohio State, Monday.
Tennessee St. 82, E. Kentucky 81
Tennessee Tech 78, SIU-Edwardsville 69, OT
Tennessee at Florida, 5 p.m. (ESPN)
LSU at Arkansas, 5 p.m. (SEC Network)
24. California (10-3) did not play. Next: at ter. The Tigers committed seven
Arizona, Friday.
Texas State 65, Coastal Carolina 61 Vanderbilt at Kentucky, 7:30 p.m.
(SEC Network)
25. Indiana (14-2) lost to Ohio State turnovers in the period as Alabama
Texas-Arlington 82, Appalachian St. 72 55-50. Next: at Wisconsin, Sunday.
Winthrop 90, Campbell 86 Sunday’s Games cut the deficit to as few as five
Wofford 72, UNC-Greensboro 43
No games scheduled No. 7 Mississippi State 80, points. But Auburn’s defensive pres-
Austin Peay 78, SE Missouri 60 Thursday’s Women’s Georgia 71 sure came alive in the fourth quar-
CS Bakersfield 75, Rio Grande 69
Major College Scores GEORGIA (11-5): Paul 1-1 0-0 2, Robin-
Detroit 101, Green Bay 83
IUPUI 90, Cleveland St. 74 EAST
son 11-20 4-5 26, Caldwell 0-0 0-0 0, Cole 6-11
4-4 16, Connally 6-16 0-0 13, Staiti 2-3 0-0 5, ter and pushed the margin back to
Canisius 48, Iona 40
Ill.-Chicago 78, Youngstown St. 63
Michigan 79, Illinois 69 Niagara 75, St. Peter’s 66
Hubbard 0-0 0-0 0, Johnson 2-3 0-0 5, Morri-
son 2-2 0-0 4, Totals 30-56 8-9 71.
57-46 with 5:07 remaining.
Milwaukee 67, Oakland 64
N. Dakota St. 85, W. Illinois 69
Quinnipiac 76, Marist 69
Rider 55, Monmouth (NJ) 43
MISSISSIPPI STATE (15-1): Bibby 8-13 4-4
24, Howard 8-18 1-1 18, McCowan 7-16 4-8 18,
Jasmine Walker led Alabama
Nebraska 70, Penn St. 64
Nebraska-Omaha 92, North Dakota 91
Arkansas St. 77, South Alabama 64
Danberry 4-16 4-7 12, Holmes 2-6 3-4 7, Carter with 18 points. Shaquera Wade had
0-0 0-0 0, Espinoza-Hunter 0-1 1-2 1, Scott 0-0
Purdue Fort Wayne 94, Oral Roberts 69 Auburn 66, Alabama 56
Belmont 77, Morehead St. 50
0-0 0, Taylor 0-0 0-0 0, Totals 29-70 17-26 80. 13 and Ariyah Copeland added 12.
S. Dakota St. 78, Denver 66 Georgia 18 15 24 14 —71
UMKC 84, California Baptist 68 Boston College 65, Wake Forest 64 Mississippi St. 21 21 17 21 — 80 “We can’t turn it over 25 times
SOUTHWEST Campbell 60, Charleston Southern 58
Arkansas St. 66, South Alabama 65 Charlotte 69, FIU 54
3-Point Goals—Georgia 3-8 (Robinson
0-1, Connally 1-5, Staiti 1-1, Johnson 1-1), and give up 28 points off those
Clemson 76, Miami 67
Cincinnati 70, Tulsa 65, OT
North Texas 58, UTEP 51 Furman 64, UNC-Greensboro 61
Mississippi St. 5-10 (Bibby 4-6, Howard 1-3,
Espinoza-Hunter 0-1). Assists—Georgia 13
turnovers,” Alabama coach Kristy
UALR 73, Troy 59
UTSA 95, Rice 79
Gardner-Webb 69, UNC-Asheville 59
Georgia Tech 70, Duke 64
(Cole 6), Mississippi St. 14 (Holmes 5). Re-
bounds—Georgia 35 (Paul 7), Mississippi St.
Curry said. “I thought there were
BYU 79, Portland 56
FAR WEST Hampton 68, Radford 54
High Point 79, Presbyterian 40
38 (McCowan 21). Total Fouls—Georgia 20, a couple interesting categories, we
Mississippi St. 16. A—6,943.
Colorado 92, Washington St. 60 Jacksonville St. 78, E. Illinois 49 outrebounded them by six and we
E. Washington 78, Montana 71 Kentucky 73, Tennessee 71 Auburn 66, Alabama 56
Gonzaga 67, Pacific 36 LSU 55, Mississippi 41 AUBURN (14-2): Howard 1-7 0-0 2, Thomp- got three more shots. A lot of things
Hawaii 79, Cal St.-Fullerton 68 Louisiana Tech 73, UAB 68 son 6-7 0-4 12, Alexander 9-13 1-1 22, McKay 3-7
Montana St. 77, Idaho 67 Louisiana-Lafayette 57, Georgia St. 54 2-2 8, Primm 5-9 0-0 10, Jackson 1-1 1-1 3, White we missed, we missed 12 layups.
New Mexico St. 77, Grand Canyon 75 Louisiana-Monroe 58, Georgia Southern 57
Oregon St. 79, Southern Cal 74, OT Middle Tennessee 66, Southern Miss. 49
0-0 0-0 0, Benton 1-5 0-0 3, Moore 0-0 0-0 0,
Sanders 3-3 0-0 6, Totals 29-52 4-8 66. Those things coupled with not de-
Santa Clara 67, Pepperdine 64
UC Irvine 71, UC Davis 69, OT
Mississippi St. 80, Georgia 71
NC State 63, Pittsburgh 34
ALABAMA (9-7): Copeland 5-9 2-2 12,
Walker 6-16 2-3 18, Abrams 1-6 0-0 2, Johnson
fending and the turnovers we just
UCLA 87, Oregon 84, OT
Washington 69, Utah 53
Old Dominion 87, FAU 53
SC-Upstate 76, Winthrop 50
4-13 0-1 8, Wade 5-9 0-1 13, Craig Cruce 0-0 0-0
0, Knight 0-0 0-0 0, Barber 1-2 0-0 3, Benjamin 0-0
can’t do that, so the margin of error
The Associated Press South Carolina 71, Florida 40 0-0 0, Berry 0-0 0-0 0, Totals 22-55 4-7 56. against their experience is really
St. Bonaventure 68, George Mason 57 Auburn 17 19 13 17 — 66
Men’s Top 25 Fared Tennessee St. 60, E. Kentucky 38 Alabama 13 10 19 14 — 56 small and you just have to credit
Tennessee Tech 79, SIU-Edwardsville 55 3-Point Goals—Auburn 4-14 (Howard
1. Duke (13-1) did not play. Next: at No. 13 Texas A&M 50, Vanderbilt 43 0-4, Alexander 3-6, McKay 0-1, Primm 0-1, them. I thought Janiah McKay and
Florida State, Saturday.
2. Michigan (16-0) beat Illinois 79-69.
Troy 71, UALR 66
UT Martin 75, Murray St. 67
Benton 1-2), Alabama 8-23 (Walker 4-8,
Abrams 0-2, Johnson 0-6, Wade 3-5, Barber Daisa Alexander with their experi-
Next: vs. Northwestern, Sunday. Virginia 62, Virginia Tech 58
Wofford 91, W. Carolina 65
1-2). Assists—Auburn 16 (Howard 5), Ala-
bama 14 (Johnson 6). Rebounds—Auburn 27
ence and season, made big plays for
3. Tennessee (13-1) did not play. Next: at
Florida, Saturday. MIDWEST
Green Bay 62, Cleveland St. 53
(Thompson 9), Alabama 33 (Copeland 8). Total
Fouls—Auburn 15, Alabama 13. A—2,575.
them all night long.”
4. Virginia (14-0) did not play. Next: at
Clemson, Saturday. Milwaukee 71, Youngstown St. 68 Alabama will travel to College
Missouri 71, Arkansas 53 SEC Women
5. Gonzaga (15-2) beat Pacific 67-36.
Next: at San Francisco, Saturday. Notre Dame 82, Louisville 68 Conf. Pct. Overall Pct. Station, Texas, to take on Texas
Ohio St. 55, Indiana 50 Miss. State 3-0 1.000 15-1 .938
6. Michigan State (14-2) did not play.
Next: at Penn State, Sunday. Purdue 62, Iowa 57 Missouri 3-0 1.000 14-3 .824 A&M at 1 p.m. Sunday (ESPNU).
7. Kansas (13-2) did not play. Next: at SE Missouri 64, Austin Peay 54
S. Carolina
3-0 1.000 11-4
2-1 .667 15-2
.882 n Middle Tennessee State 66,
Baylor, Saturday.
8. Texas Tech (14-1) did not play. Next: at North Texas 70, UTEP 51
Rice 85, UTSA 54
2-1 .667 14-2
2-1 .667 11-4
Southern Mississippi 49: At Mur-
Texas, Saturday.
9. Virginia Tech (14-1) did not play. Next: Texas State 73, Coastal Carolina 58
Texas-Arlington 99, Appalachian St. 94
2-1 .667 11-5
1-2 .333 12-3
freesboro, Tennessee, Alex John-
at No. 4 Virginia, Tuesday.
10. Nevada (15-1) did not play. Next: at FAR WEST Texas A&M 1-2 .333 12-4 .750 son and Jess Louro had 16 points
BYU 77, Pacific 74 Arkansas 1-2 .333 12-5 .706
Fresno State, Saturday.
11. Auburn (11-3) did not play. Next: vs.
CS Bakersfield 68, Rio Grande 63 Alabama 1-2 .333 9-7 .563 Thursday night to lead the Lady
E. Washington 68, Montana 62 Ole Miss 0-3 .000 6-11 .353
Georgia, Saturday.
12. North Carolina (12-3) did not play.
Grand Canyon 54, New Mexico St. 51 Vanderbilt 0-3 .000 5-11 .313 Raiders past the Lady Eagles in a
Next: vs. Louisville, Saturday.
Idaho 82, Montana St. 66
Idaho St. 70, Weber St. 57
Florida 0-3 .000 4-12 .250
Conference USA game.
13. Florida State (13-2) did not play. Next:
vs. No. 1 Duke, Saturday.
Long Beach St. 63, UC Riverside 45
Loyola Marymount 66, San Francisco 58
Thursday’s Games
Kentucky 73, Tennessee 71 Taylor Sutton had 15 points, and
14. Mississippi State (12-2) did not play.
Next: vs. Mississippi, Saturday.
Pepperdine 74, Santa Clara 48
Saint Mary’s (Cal) 74, San Diego 60
South Carolina 71, Florida 40
Missouri 71, Arkansas 53
Ole Miss transfer A’Queen Hayes
15. N.C. State (13-2) did not play. Next:
vs. Pittsburgh, Saturday.
UMKC 78, California Baptist 74 Texas A&M 50, Vanderbilt 43
Auburn 66, Alabama 56
had 12 points and six assists for
16. Ohio State (12-3) did not play. Next:
at Iowa, Saturday.
The AP Women’s LSU 55, Ole Miss 41 MTSU (12-4, 3-0 C-USA).
Mississippi State 80, Georgia 71
17. Houston (15-1) did not play. Next: vs. Top 25 Fared Today’s Games Megan Brown led Southern Miss
Wichita State, Saturday. Thursday No games scheduled
18. Kentucky (11-3) did not play. Next: vs. 1. Notre Dame (15-1) beat No. 2 Louisville Saturday’s Games (8-8, 0-3) with 14 points. Alarie
Vanderbilt, Saturday.
19. Buffalo (14-1) did not play. Next: vs.
82-68. Next: vs. Wake Forest, Sunday.
2. Louisville (14-1) lost to No. 1 Notre
No games scheduled
Sunday’s Games Mayze had 11. Shonte Hailes had
Miami (Ohio), Saturday.
20. Iowa State (12-3) did not play. Next:
Dame 82-68. Next: vs. Georgia Tech, Sunday.
3. UConn (13-1) did not play. Next: vs.
Ole Miss at Kentucky, Noon (SEC Network)
Alabama at Texas A&M, 1 p.m. (ESPNU)
six points and six assists.
vs. Kansas State, Saturday.
21. Marquette (13-3) did not play. Next:
South Florida, Sunday.
4. Baylor (12-1) did not play. Next: at TCU,
Tennessee at Georgia, 2 p.m. (ESPN)
Missouri at Florida, 2 p.m. (SEC Network)
Southern Miss will take on Ala-
vs. Seton Hall, Saturday.
22. Indiana (12-3) did not play. Next: at
5. Oregon (13-1) did not play. Next: at
Vanderbilt at Arkansas, 2 p.m. bama-Birmingham at 2 p.m. Satur-
South Carolina at LSU, 4 p.m. (SEC Network)
Maryland, Friday. Southern Cal, Friday. Monday’s Game day in Birmingham, Alabama.
23. Oklahoma (12-3) did not play. Next: 6. Stanford (12-1) did not play. Next: at Mississippi State at Auburn, 6 p.m.
vs. No. 25 TCU, Saturday. No. 19 Arizona State, Friday. (SEC Network)

Continued from Page 1B
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A 3-5 start this year with a
sputtering quarterback and
offense had the Cowboys
looking like also-rans again.
They’ve run off eight
wins in nine games since,
with a much more efficient
Prescott throwing to a new
No. 1 receiver. Amari Coo-
per was acquired in a trade
with Oakland, one game
before the surge to a sec-
ond NFC East title in three
seasons with Prescott and
Armed with a 24-22 wild-
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briefly CALENDAR Offense Basketball
Local Prep Basketball Continued from Page 1B Thursday’s Games
Miami 115, Boston 99
Denver 121, L.A. Clippers 100
Starkville Academy sweeps Hebron Christian Today’s Games Jordan passing the ball off, or vice versa, they would San Antonio 154, Oklahoma City 147, 2OT
Sacramento 112, Detroit 102
The Starkville Academy basketball teams swept Hebron Christian Oxford at Columbus switch off and Caliya is 6-4, and that was making it Today’s Games
in non-district action Thursday night. Kosciusko at New Hope tougher for (Jordan) to finish),” Howard said. “(Go- Atlanta at Philadelphia, 6 p.m.
Milwaukee at Washington, 6 p.m.
In the girls game, Mary Payton Passons had 17 points to lead the Caledonia at Houston
Lady Volunteers to a 57-31 victory. Meri Laci Archer had 16 points and
ing to the corner) helped out a lot and we ended up Brooklyn at Toronto, 6:30 p.m.
Indiana at New York, 6:30 p.m.
Noxapater at West Lowndes getting the shots off because (Caliya) was on me.” Cleveland at Houston, 7 p.m.
Lillee Alpe had 13. Dallas at Minnesota, 7 p.m.
In the boys game, Taylor Ray had 23 points to lead the Volunteers Starkville High at Murrah Charlotte at Portland, 9 p.m.
Louisville at Noxubee County L.A. Lakers at Utah, 9 p.m.
to a 57-39 victory. Logan Roach had 13 points for Starkville Academy.
South Pontotoc at Aberdeen Bibby carries MSU Chicago at Golden State, 9:30 p.m.
Saturday’s Games
Hartfield School at Heritage Academy Coming off her poorest 3-point shooting effort Detroit at L.A. Clippers, 2:30 p.m.
Columbus Christian Academy boys beat Central Winona Christian at Oak Hill Academy (1-for-7) of the season against Kentucky, Chloe
Memphis at Miami, 4 p.m.
Boston at Orlando, 6 p.m.
Holmes Canton Academy at Starkville Academy Bibby resolved to work even harder on her shoot- New Orleans at Minnesota, 7 p.m.
San Antonio at Oklahoma City, 7 p.m.
The Columbus Christian Rams edged Central Holmes 57-56on Columbus Christian at Kemper Academy ing to affect a change. Denver at Phoenix, 8 p.m.
Thursday night. Lawson Studdard and Jonathan Peal had 18 points, Charlotte at Sacramento, 9 p.m.
Saturday’s Games That work paid off as Bibby looked confident Chicago at Utah, 9 p.m.
while Will Teague added six. Sunday’s Games
Columbus at New Hope from behind the arc in pouring in a career-high 24
CCA will travel to Kemper Academy on Friday for a district game. Philadelphia at New York, Noon
West Point at Okolona points. The sophomore forward was 8-for-13 from Toronto at Washington, Noon
Milwaukee at Atlanta, 2:30 p.m.
Pickens Academy boys basketball team wins twice Prep Soccer the field, including 4-for-6 from 3-point range, in Houston at Orlando, 5 p.m.
Golden State at Dallas, 6 p.m.
Lane Goodman had 19 points Thursday night to lead the Pickens Today’s Matches a 40-minute effort to help MSU build a lead in the Portland at Denver, 7 p.m.
Cleveland at L.A. Lakers, 8:30 p.m.
Academy boys basketball team to a 56-41 victory against Marengo Caledonia at Louisville, 5 p.m. first half.
Seth Peeks had 16 points, while Hayden Dyer added seven for the
New Hope at Kosciusko, 5 p.m. “Chloe started out a house a fire,” Schaefer Football
Pirates (4-8), who will play South Choctaw Academy in Toxey, Alabama, Madison Central at Starkville, 5:30 p.m. said. “She made some big shots for us early and NFL Playoffs
Divisional Playoffs
in their first region game. Saturday’s Matches got us going.” Saturday’s Games
n On Tuesday, Peeks had 16 points in a 59-35 victory against Itawamba AHS at New Hope, Noon Even though Bibby missed only shot in the Indianapolis at Kansas City, 3:35 p.m. (NBC)
Dallas at L.A. Rams, 7:15 p.m. (FOX)
North River Christian Academy. James Parker had 10 points, while Heritage Academy at St. Joseph Tournament fourth quarter, her work in the first three quarters Sunday’s Games
Los Angeles Chargers at New England,
Rafe Brown had seven.
Men’s College Basketball helped MSU hold Georgia at bay on a night when 12:05 p.m. (CBS)
Philadelphia at New Orleans, 3:40 p.m. (FOX)
Saturday’s Games Jordan Danberry was 4-for-16 from the field and
MSMS soccer teams split against Winona
The Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science soccer teams
Ole Miss at Mississippi State, Noon McCowan (7-for-16) wasn’t as efficient in the post. Hockey
Texas A&M at Alabama, 2:30 p.m. Bibby credited strength and conditioning NHL
split a Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) Class
1A/2A/3A, Region 4 doubleheader Thursday night at the Downtown
UAB at Southern Mississippi, 4 p.m. coach Marci Hoppa for helping her during the off-
Thursday’s Games
Columbus 4, Nashville 3, OT
Columbus Soccer Complex. Sunday’s Game season and through the start to this season. She N.Y. Islanders 4, N.Y. Rangers 3
Washington 4, Boston 2
In the girls game, Erin Williams had two goals and two assists in a Mississippi University for Women at
also praised her teammates for having the confi- Toronto 4, New Jersey 2
Philadelphia 2, Dallas 1
9-1 victory. Campbellsville University Somerset, 2 p.m.
dence in her to elevate her game. Tampa Bay 3, Carolina 1
Juniors Tierah Macon, Niyah Troup, and Taylor Willis had two
goals. Senior Amber Means had one goal and an assist, and senior
Women’s College Basketball “I still need to be more consistent,” Bibby said.
St. Louis 4, Montreal 1
Minnesota 3, Winnipeg 2
Edmonton 4, Florida 3, SO
Erin Davis added an assist. Saturday’s Games “I just got in the gym and tried to get up those Arizona 4, Vancouver 3, OT
San Jose 3, Vegas 2
“After such a long winter layoff, we looked rusty in the first half,” Southern Mississippi at UAB, 2 p.m. game shots, and my teammates helped a lot with Ottawa 4, Los Angeles 1
MSMS coach Chuck Yarborough said. “Once we settled in and began Mississippi University for Women at Wesleyan Today’s Games
that confidence piece in practice. I hope to keep Buffalo at Carolina, 6:30 p.m.
to possess the ball, we were able to pull out an important district win. College, 3 p.m.
“Our senior leaders are paving the way for a trip to the playoffs, but that going.” Detroit at Winnipeg, 7 p.m.
Florida at Calgary, 8 p.m.
I was very pleased to see so much offensive production from three key College Gymnastics Pittsburgh at Anaheim, 9 p.m.
Saturday’s Games
juniors tonight. Taylor and Niyah have been working hard, and we’ve
been waiting for each of them to have a breakout nights. It’s pretty
Today’s Meet More from McCowan Philadelphia at New Jersey, Noon
N.Y. Rangers at N.Y. Islanders, Noon
Alabama hosts Michigan, Denver, Bowling Green It’s hard to quibble with a line of 18 points and Boston at Toronto, 6 p.m.
amazing that they both had that breakout on the same night in a key Columbus at Washington, 6 p.m.
district match.” State 21 rebounds (13 offensive), but Schaefer said Mc- Tampa Bay at Buffalo, 6 p.m.
Colorado at Montreal, 6 p.m.
The MSMS girls improved to 4-1-1 and 3-1 in the region. College Rifle Cowan needs to be better, especially on defense. Detroit at Minnesota, 7 p.m.
Vegas at Chicago, 7:30 p.m.
Winona won the boys match 1-0. Saturday’s Meet “Teaira wasn’t very good,” Schaefer said. “She St. Louis at Dallas, 8 p.m.
“We played better possessing the ball than in our previous match,” Arizona at Edmonton, 9 p.m.
MSMS coach Morri Mims said. “Our play development was improved. Ole Miss vs. Alaska-Fairbanks/Ohio State has some great numbers, but really defensively I Ottawa at San Jose, 9 p.m.
Pittsburgh at Los Angeles, 9:30 p.m.
The area that needs to be worked on now is team fitness coming off the (Columbus, Ohio) thought struggled.” Sunday’s Games

College Swimming & Diving
Nashville at Carolina, 11:30 a.m.
long break.” Still, MSU closed the game on a 15-3 run thanks N.Y. Rangers at Columbus, 5 p.m.
The MSMS boys fell to 2-4, and 1-3 in the region. to Holmes’ flurry, five points from Howard (18 Anaheim at Winnipeg, 5 p.m.
MSMS will play host to Vardaman on Monday at the Downtown Saturday’s Meet Florida at Vancouver, 6 p.m.

Columbus Soccer Complex. Alabama hosts Miami men/Florida State women points, four rebounds, three assists, four steals), Tampa Bay at N.Y. Islanders, 6 p.m.
Arizona at Calgary, 8:30 p.m.
including a three-point play, and three points from
Men’s College Tennis McCowan, even though she didn’t have a set play Tennis
SEC Today’s Matches
called for her down the stretch. Sydney International
Women’s Legends Class of 2019 announced Mississippi State at Arizona State Invite Thursday
After the game, Schaefer said McCowan didn’t At Olympic Park Tennis Centre
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Mississippi State’s Carri Wood (golf, 1990-
93), Ole Miss’ Teneeshia Jones-Boyd (track and field), and Alabama’s
Women’s College Tennis have her contact lens in at the start of the game.
Purse: Men, $527,880 (ATP250); Women,
Saturday’s Matches When asked if he knew if McCowan put them in
$823,000 (Premier)
Surface: Hard-Outdoor
Rick Moody (coach) were named Thursday to the Southeastern
Conference Women’s Legends Class of 2019. Ole Miss at NCTC Invitational (Palm Springs, at some time during the game, he said he wasn’t Singles
The class showcases former student-athletes, coaches, and California) sure. Quarterfinals
Andreas Seppi (8), Italy, def. Stefanos Tsitsipas
administrators from all 14 SEC member institutions. On Mondays
and Thursdays during the conference season, one individual will be
College Track and Field “I got to make sure she has her contacts in,” (1), Greece, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4.
Alex de Minaur, Australia, def. Jordan
highlighted on the SEC’s website and via social media. Today’s Meet Schaefer said. “That’s not toughness. We ain’t Thompson, Australia, 7-6 (4), 6-3.
Diego Schwartzman (3), Argentina, def.
The class will be honored March 6-10 at the SEC Women’s Alabama, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Southern wearing our contacts in a ballgame. I will coach Yoshihito Nishioka, Japan, 6-1, 3-6, 7-6 (1).
Gilles Simon (4), France, def. John Millman,
Basketball Tournament in Greenville, South Carolina. Each legend will Miss at UAB Blazer Invite (Birmingham, Alabama) better there, too. I coach it all. Australia, 7-5, 3-6, 7-6 (3).
be honored during halftime of their team’s first game of the tournament. Women
Saturday’s Meet “For what we were trying to do and go against, Quarterfinals
All 14 individuals will also be honored as a group, as well as participate Aliaksandra Sasnovich, Belarus, def. Timea
in an autograph session during the tournament.
Mississippi State at UAB Vulcan Invitational they had 6-6 (Staiti) down there and she was giv- Bacsinszky, Switzerland, 6-3, 6-3.
Ashleigh Barty, Australia, def. Elise Mertens
(Birmingham, Alabama) ing T some problems. ... I think T was at a point (10), Belgium, 6-3, 6-3.
where (she was like), ‘Look, let me help us win in Kiki Bertens (7), Netherlands, def. Yulia

Tickets on sale for session one of men’s basketball Putintseva, Kazakhstan, 6-2, 6-2.
other areas. Let’s get them to the rim.’ That’s kind Petra Kvitova (5), Czech Republic, def.
tournament of the decision we made, but I think she had some
Angelique Kerber (2), Germany, 6-4, 6-1.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A limited number of tickets for Session 1 Men
(games one and two) of the Southeastern Conference Men’s Basketball really good looks and I have to coach her better Quarterfinals
Continued from Page 1B Lleyton Hewitt and Jordan Thompson,
Tournament are on sale for $15 each. and teach her better and get her to make those. Australia, def. Martin Klizan, Slovakia, and
All seating for Session 1 will be general admission. All reserved have to continue to do is something we did to- I have to do better. She has to do better, and she
Nicholas Monroe, United States, 6-4, 7-6 (4).
books are sold out for the tournament. Session 1 tickets will be the only night: shoot even at the free-throw line. Both will. There is no doubt in my mind she will.”
Aleksandra Krunic, Serbia, and Katerina
single session tickets sold. teams made 13 free throws. I thought there
To purchase tickets, fans can visit and
Schaefer continued his thought by saying he no- Siniakova, Czech Republic, def. Gabriela
Dabrowski, Canada, and Xu Yifan (1), China,
visit the ticket page or visit the Bridgestone Arena box office or any were two big keys: we allowed only five offen- ticed Bibby, Howard, Espinoza-Hunter taking extra 6-2, 6-4.
Ticketmaster location. sive rebounds and didn’t let Antonio Green, shots after the team’s shoot-around. He said every- Aleksandra Krunic, Serbia, and Katerina
Siniakova, Czech Republic, def. Miyu Kato and
The SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament will be March 13-17 at who is averaging 20 points per game, go cra- one needs to do that — one through five. Schaefer Makoto Ninomiya, Japan, 7-5, 6-2.
Eri Hozumi, Japan, and Alicja Rosolska,
Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. zy on us. We also had guys make some shots. said MSU’s practice Friday was going to include Poland, def. Andreja Klepac, Slovenia, and
Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez (3), Spain, 4-6,
That was as many threes as we have had in a sticks and pads to simulate taller players and to give 6-2, 10-8.
Mississippi State while, and that’s what’s going to be a key for McCowan a physical presence to feel as she goes up ATP World Tour ASB
Day on All-Bowl Team our future.” for shots. He hopes that work helps her overcome a Classic
STARKVILLE — Tucker Day was named to the 2018-19 ESPN LaDavius Draine added 14 points on 6-for- night she went 7-for-16 from the field. At ASB Tennis Arena
All-Bowl team, the website announced Thursday. 8 shooting. Gabe Watson added 12 points for “We will get her back right because she is spe- Auckland, New Zealand
Purse: $527,880 (ATP250)
Day punted five times for a career-high 50.4-yard average in the
Mississippi State football team’s loss to Iowa in the Outback Bowl. He
the Golden Eagles. cial, and she knows she needs to be better,” Schae- Surface: Hard-Outdoor
had a career-long of 70 yards and had a 54-yarder that was downed at Southern Miss led by as much as 16 with fer said. “I need her better on defense. I need her Second Round
the Iowa 12-yard line in the fourth quarter. 15 minutes, 32 seconds to go after Griffin con- doing her job and I need her protecting everybody Tennys Sandgren, United States, def. Leonardo
Mayer, Argentina, 6-3, 7-6 (5).
The Brentwood, Tennessee, native finished his sophomore season nected on a 3-pointer. The Blue Raiders cut else. That is how you’re the national defensive player Philipp Kohlschreiber, Germany, def. Fabio
Fognini (2), Italy, 6-3, 6-1.
with a 39.4 average, punting 47 times for 1,851 yards. Day punted in the deficit to 65-59 at the 2:54 mark, but Grif- of the year. You do your job and you protect the oth- Cameron Norrie, Britain, def. Taylor Fritz,
all 13 games, placing 13 inside the 20. He had 19 punts that were fair United States, 7-6 (3), 6-3.
caught, two for touchbacks and four that traveled 50 or more yards.
fin hit two free throws and Kevin Holland add- er four. I need her getting back to doing that.” Jan-Lennard Struff, Germany, def. Pablo
Carreno Busta (4), Spain, 7-6 (5), 6-7 (6), 7-6
n Men’s tennis team posts strong showing at Tempe ed his second 3-pointer of the night to push Follow Dispatch sports editor Adam Minichino (7).
Collegiate Cup: At Tempe, Arizona, the men’s tennis team earned nine the margin to 70-59 with 1:42 remaining. on Twitter @ctsportseditor Quarterfinals
Raven Klassen, South Africa, and Michael
wins Thursday on the first day of the Tempe Collegiate Cup. Venus (3), New Zealand, def. Guido Pella,
MSU won all four of its doubles matches, including three against Argentina, and Joao Sousa, Portugal, 7-5, 6-3.

on the air
Ben Mclachlan, Japan, and Jan-Lennard Struff,
Illinois. The other win came against TCU. In singles, MSU notched five Germany, def. Marcus Daniell, New Zealand,
wins against Illinois. and Wesley Koolhof, Netherlands, 7-6 (4), 7-6
MSU’s 36th-ranked Nuno Borges and Strahinja Rakic defeated
Illinois’ Caleb Chakravarthi and Gui Gomes 6-4. Seventh-ranked Niclas
Today 1 p.m. — Virginia Commonwealth at Davidson, CBS
Sports Network
Bob and Mike Bryan (2), United States, def.
Austin Krajicek, United States, and Artem
Braun and Giovanni Oradini beat Illinois’ Zeke Clark and Fletcher COLLEGE BASKETBALL Sitak, New Zealand, 7-6 (6), 2-6, 10-2.
6 p.m. — Wright State at Northern Kentucky, ESPN2 1 p.m. — Duke at Florida State, ESPN WTA Hobart International
Scott.6-2. Trevor Foshey and Gregor Ramskogler improved to 5-0 in 1 p.m. — Illinois State at Loyola-Chicago, ESPN2 Thursday
2018-19 with a 7-6 (9) win against Illinois’ Vuk Budic and Siphosothando 6 p.m. — Siena at Marist, ESPNU At The Domain Tennis Centre
1 p.m. — South Florida at Temple, ESPNU
Montsi. Broska and Stedman Strickland defeated TCU’s Luc Fomba 6 p.m. — Indiana at Maryland, FS1 Hobart, Australia
1 p.m. — Seton Hall at Marquette, FS1 Purse: $226,750 (Intl.)
and Sander Jong 6-4. 8 p.m. — Purdue at Wisconsin, FS1 Surface: Hard-Outdoor
1:30 p.m. — Ohio State at Iowa, Big Ten Network Singles
In singles, the Bulldogs totaled a 5-2 mark. Borges, Oradini, Braun, WOMEN’S COLLEGE GYMNASTICS Quarterfinals
2:30 p.m. — Texas A&M at Alabama, SEC Network
Broska, and Foshey posted victories. 6 p.m. — Missouri at Florida, SEC Network 3 p.m. — New Mexico at Colorado State, CBS
Sofia Kenin, United States, def. Kirsten
Flipkens (7), Belgium, 7-5, 7-5.
n Track and field team will open indoor season: At 7:30 p.m. — LSU at Auburn, SEC Network Alize Cornet (6), France, def. Greet Minnen,
Birmingham, Alabama, the track and field team will open the year Friday Sports Network Belgium, 6-1, 6-4.
MEN’S COLLEGE HOCKEY 3 p.m. — Kansas vs. Baylor, ESPN Belinda Bencic, Switzerland, def. Dayana
with the first of two one-day meets. MSU will compete Friday at the 6 p.m. — Miami-Ohio at Western Michigan, CBS Yastremska, Ukraine, 7-6 (2), 6-3.
Blazer Invitational. On Saturday, it will compete in the Vulcan Invitation- 3 p.m. — Georgia vs. Auburn, ESPN2 Anna Karolina Schmiedlova, Slovakia, def.
Sports Network 5 p.m. — DePaul at St. John’s, CBS Sports Network Irina-Camelia Begu, Romania, 7-5, 7-5.
al. Alabama-Birmingham will play host to both meets at the Birmingham Doubles
CrossPlex, the site of the 2019 NCAA Indoor Championships (March
8:30 p.m. — Nebraska at Denver, CBS Sports 5 p.m. — Tennessee vs. Florida, ESPN Quarterfinals
Chan Hao-ching and Latisha Chan (1), Taiwan,
8-9). Nearly 50 Bulldogs will compete Friday and Saturday. Network 5 p.m. — Georgia Tech vs. Syracuse, ESPN2 def. Dalila Jakupovic, Slovenia, and Sabrina
COLLEGE WRESTLING 5 p.m. — Tulsa vs. SMU, ESPNU Santamaria, United States, walkover.
5 p.m. — Maryland at Purdue, Big Ten Network
Ole Miss 7 p.m. — Michigan State at Penn State, Big Ten
5 p.m. — St. Louis at La Salle, NBC Sports Network
5 p.m. — LSU at Arkansas, SEC Network
NWSL’s Houston Dash selects Kizer in draft Network 7 p.m. — Wichita State at Houston, CBS Sports Network
Thursday’s Moves
CHICAGO — The National Women’s Soccer League’s Houston GOLF 7 p.m. — Connecticut vs. Cincinnati, ESPN2 American League
Dash used the No. 13 overall pick Thursday to select Ole Miss’ CeCe BOSTON RED SOX — Agreed to terms with
5 p.m. — PGA Tour, Sony Open, second round, 7 p.m. — Nevada vs. Fresno State, ESPNU OF Bryce Brentz on a minor league contract.
Kizer in the league’s annual draft. Honolulu, Hawaii, TGC 7:30 p.m. — Vanderbilt at Kentucky, SEC Network Agreed to terms with RHP Steven Wright on a
Kizer is the third Rebel to be drafted in professional soccer. She HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL one-year contract. Named Ryan Jackson minor
joins former Ole Miss greats Danielle Johnson and Rafaelle Souza.
9 p.m. — Gonzaga at San Francisco, ESPN2 league field coordinator, Eric Velazquez minor

The Overland Park, Kansas native was one of two Southeastern
8 p.m. — Rancho Christian (Calif.) at Memphis East 9 p.m. — Washington at Colorado, ESPNU league training coordinator, Shawn Haviland
pitching performance coach, Paddy Steinfort
Conference players selected in the draft. Florida goalkeeper Kaylan (Tenn.), ESPN2 WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL mental skills coach, David Herrera trainer and
Marckese was selected in the fourth round. NBA 3:30 p.m. — Michigan at Maryland, Big Ten Network Chris Messina strength and conditioning coach
of Pawtucket (IL), Joe Oliver manager and Ben
Kizer was Houston’s second pick off the board, coming off just 6:30 p.m. — Indiana at New York, ESPN COLLEGE HOCKEY Chadwick strength and conditioning coach
of Portland (EL), Corey Wimberly manager
minutes after the Dash picked Ally Prisock of USC at No. 12. 9 p.m. — LA Lakers at Utah, ESPN 6 p.m. — Michigan at Ohio State, Big Ten Network and Lance Zawadzki hitting coach of Salem
Kizer scored 48 goals to set the school-record for career scoring. NHL GOLF (Carolina), Nelson Paulino hitting coach of
Her 23 assists are third all-time at Ole Miss, giving her a record 119 Greenville (SAL), Luke Montz manager and
6:30 p.m. — Buffalo at Carolina, NHL Network 6 p.m. — PGA Tour, Sony Open, third round, Taylor Boucher trainer of Lowell (NYP, Miguel
career points. Honolulu, Hawaii, TGC Bonilla pitching coach and Joel Harris training
Saturday NBA coordinator of the GCL Red Sox and Eider
Torres hitting coach of the DSL Red Sox.
Southern Mississippi AUTO RACING
7:30 a.m. — FIA Formula E Championship:
7 p.m. — San Antonio at Oklahoma City, NBA TV Promoted Andy Fox to assistant minor league
field coordinator/infield coordinator, Ralph
Football team announces 2019 schedule qualifying, Morocco, FS2 Noon — Philadelphia at New Jersey, NHL Network
Treuel to pitching coordinator/logistics, Dave
Bush to pitching coordinator/performance,
HATTIESBURG — The Southern Mississippi football team will play 8:30 a.m. — FIA Formula E Championship: Race 2, Darren Fenster to outfield/baserunning coor-
host to Alcorn State on Aug. 31 in its first game of the 2019 season, as
6 p.m. — Boston at Toronto, NHL Network dinator,
Morocco, FS1 RUGBY CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Designated OF
announced Thursday with the release of the program’s schedule. Charlie Tilson for assignment. Agreed to terms
Southern Miss will go after its fifth consecutive winning season and
BOXING 3 p.m. — Heineken Cup: Leinster vs. Toulouse, NBC with OF Jon Jay on a one-year contract.
first Conference USA title since 2011. 7:30 p.m. — Top Rank Boxing: Main Event, Sports Network DETROIT TIGERS — Agreed to terms with
RHP Shane Greene on a one-year contract.
Southern Miss will go on the road to face Mississippi State (Sept. Tucson, Arizona, ESPN SOCCER LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Agreed to terms
7), Troy (Sept. 14), and national runner-up Alabama (Sept. 21) before COLLEGE BASKETBALL (MEN’S) 6:25 a.m. — Premier League: West Ham vs. with RHP JC Ramirez and RHP Nick Tropeano
on one-year contracts.
returning to The Rock to open Conference USA play against UTEP on 11 a.m. — Miami Univ. at Buffalo, CBS Sports Arsenal, NBC Sports Network MINNESOTA TWINS — Agreed to terms with
Sept. 28. The addition of the game against Mississippi State enabled Network LHP Dario Alvarez and C Tomas Telis on minor
8:55 a.m. — Brighton vs. Liverpool, NBC Sports league contracts.
the schools to also schedule a home-and-home series for the 2023 and 11 a.m. — Louisville vs. North Carolina, ESPN Network NEW YORK YANKEES — Agreed to terms with
2025 seasons. 11 a.m. — Kansas State vs. Iowa Stat5e, ESPN2 11:30 a.m. — Crystal Palace vs. Watford, WTVA 1B Greg Bird on a one-year contract.
OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Agreed to terms
11 a.m. — Oklahoma State vs. West Virginia, ESPNU 5 p.m. — Liga MX: Monterrey vs. León, FS1 with LHP Ryan Buchter on a one-year contract.
Correction 11 a.m. — Providence at Georgetown, FS1 9 p.m. — Liga MX: Tijuana vs. Tigres UANL, FS1 SEATTLE MARINERS — Agreed to terms
with RHP Cory Gearrin, OF Domingo Santana
Georgia’s Que Morrison missed the first eight games of the season 11:30 a.m. — Rutgers at Minnesota, Big Ten Network SPEEDSKATING and INF Tim Beckham on one-year contracts.
Designated OF John Andreoli for assignment.
due to a knee injury. She has since returned to the lineup. Morrison’s Noon — Mississippi at Mississippi State, WCBI 12:30 a.m. (Sunday) — European Championships, TEXAS RANGERS — Agreed to terms with
status for this season was incorrect in Thursday’s edition. Noon — Missouri at South Carolina, SEC Network NBC Sports Network RHP Jeanmar Gomez and OF Danny Santana
— From Special Reports on minor league contracts.
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full-court pressure defense that but it still shot 53.6 percent (30- utes left to get out of the press to height advantage on Howard (5- press we were able to adjust and
Georgia broke with little oppo- for-56) from the field, which was try to defend Georgia player to 11) to go 11-for-20 from the field get the win.”
sition. Cole pushed the tempo the second-highest mark against player. He said he was proud his and score a game-high 26 points. Said Schaefer, “We had some
and had six assists to help Geor- MSU (15-1, 3-0) this season. Mar- players “hunkered” down and “I fought it all night trying to big stops late. I think Jazz had a
gia’s strong and quick group of quette shot 54.1 percent from the showed some resolve on defense, get somebody to deny that high steal and Jordan had a steal, and
guards get to the basket in tran- field in an 87-82 loss on Dec. 6 in but he reiterated MSU is “so bad pass,” Schaefer said. “We have we were able to get some stops
sition or in its half-court sets. Starkville. Oregon, which shot 50 defensively,” which is something worked on it and talked about. when we needed them.”
“This one hurts,” said Georgia percent from the field in an 82-74 he said he hates to say that and he Tonight was a struggle. We strug- n NOTES: The game was
coach Joni Taylor, whose team victory on Dec. 18 in Eugene, Or- has to “wear it.” gled in a lot of defensive areas.” MSU’s second this season in
committed 22 turnovers. “Our egon, is the only other opponent Despite Schaefer scolding Still, MSU was able to over- which a bench player failed to
kids played extremely hard. We to shoot 50 percent or better this himself, MSU showed more fire come Georgia shooting better log double-digit minutes. Andra
were locked in against a very season against MSU. down the stretch. than 60 percent from the field for Espinoza-Hunter scored MSU’s
good Mississippi State team. My Schaefer acknowledged after “We started to get beat on the most of the game. MSU convert- only point off the bench in seven
hope is that our team realizes that the game MSU probably stayed press a little bit, so coach made ed Georgia’s 22 turnovers into 30 minutes, which was the most of
if you can come on the road and in the full-court press too long. the decision to get us back in our points and had a 22-4 edge in sec- the four reserves who saw action.
play like this, you can play with He cited the third quarter in half-court defense,” MSU gradu- ond-chance points. ... Howard logged 40 minutes for
anybody. We have to bounce back which Georgia was 11-for-15 from ate student Anriel Howard said. “The last five minutes having the first time this season. Bibby
and get ready for the next one.” the field (73.3 percent) and used “That definitely helped and put a senior team, we got up and we played 40 minutes for the third
Schaefer said he was proud a 24-17 10-minute spurt to turn an emphasis on guarding the ball knew we had to win this game,” time, while McCowan played
of his team’s toughness and abil- the momentum. and ball pressure and passing said sophomore Chloe Bibby, her second-most minutes (36).
ity to fight back after not being “They just had more juice lanes.” who led MSU with a career-high ... MSU will take on Auburn at 6
able to stop Georgia for most of than we did tonight,” Schaefer Schaefer said MSU wasn’t 24 points. “We’re going to have a p.m. Monday (SEC Network) in
the evening. Georgia went 0-for- said. “For whatever reason, we aggressive enough in denying lot of these tough, close games. Auburn, Alabama.
10 from the field after it took the couldn’t keep up with them.” Georgia’s high-low attack with I think it was good for us to be Follow Dispatch sports editor
68-65 lead. It went 5-for-17 in the Schaefer said he made the de- 6-foot-3 Caliya Robinson on the able to see they were close. Even Adam Minichino on Twitter @
fourth quarter (29.4 percent), cision with about five or six min- back end. Robinson used her thought we had to get out of the ctsportseditor

Comics & Puzzles
Dear Abby
EAR ABBY: A positive way years. She isn’t thinking about
I started a to get attention how her comments are affect-
new job a would be to bring ing you and her other former
month ago. It’s a some pastries in-laws, and there’s nothing to
well-paying job at and a fresh fruit be gained by trying to shut her
a great company. salad to share up now. You will be happier if
My problem is one day during you stop reading her Facebook
I’m an insecure the morning posts, and that’s what I recom-
introvert. Making break. It’s a mend you do.
friends has friendly gesture DEAR ABBY: I have a rela-
always been I’m sure would tive who has, over the years,
hard for me. At be appreciated. gotten many colorful tattoos
ZITS this new job, my DEAR ABBY: on his arms, back and chest.
desk is away from My brother died I make no value judgments
everyone else, 10 years ago. about this, but I am curious
and no one has He was only 50. about what in today’s culture
ever asked me to He was married motivates people to get
Dear Abby for 15 years to tattoos, and why many people
I’m sure if I a woman I’ll call can’t seem to get enough of
reached out proactively and Alice. A few years later, Alice them. — CURIOUS IN NORTH
asked to tag along, I wouldn’t became engaged but never re- CAROLINA
be rejected. But the thought of married because she would’ve DEAR CURIOUS: People get
having to ask semi-strangers lost my brother’s benefits. inked for a variety of reasons.
to include me and having to Her fiancé died a couple Among them: because they
make small talk during lunch of months ago, and now she’s are currently in fashion, they
makes me anxious. I’m also posting repeatedly on Face- think they are pretty, to mark
afraid people will label me book that she has lost “the milestones in their life, some-
GARFIELD as part of certain subgroups love of her life.” I think it’s one they admire has one or
within the department. I don’t extremely disrespectful to my more, or because their friends
want to be in any clique. What brother. I understand she may are doing it. And I suspect
should I do? — INSECURE IN feel that way, but to continue that some individuals turn
CALIFORNIA to post it is a slap in the face their bodies into canvasses
DEAR INSECURE: Not to our brother. I’ve read your because the practice is some-
everyone makes small talk column for years, and you how addictive.
easily, so don’t fault yourself are usually spot on with your
for finding it awkward. Ask your advice, so I would appreciate Dear Abby is written by
co-workers what places they your opinion. — SAD SISTER Abigail Van Buren, also known
recommend for lunch and tag IN THE EAST as Jeanne Phillips, and was
along when the opportunity DEAR SAD SISTER: Alice’s founded by her mother, Pauline
arises. I don’t think you need outpouring of emotion is less Phillips. Contact Dear Abby
to “do” much more than slowly a slap in the face to your de- at or P.O.
get to know them as you inter- ceased brother than biting the Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA
CANDORVILLE act over work-related matters. hand that has fed her all these 90069.

TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Jan. unused, they will diminish. create a unit. It’s like you
11). Being able to recognize the TAURUS (April 20-May become who you need to be to
profound beauty in a moment is 20). In the past, there were make that unit function. And it
your cosmic birthday gift. This vast stretches of unspoiled, doesn’t always fit your idea of
solar return will bring you many unknown land to explore. Now who you would like to be or who
such moments -- sacred, loving all the unknown territories are you are.
experiences that, for years to in the land of ideas. You’re an LEO (July 23-Aug. 22).
come, will flood your heart with adventurer, prepared to discover There’s a spirit of independence
gratitude when recalled. March something there today. taking hold in you, and you’d
brings a reunion. June shows GEMINI (May 21-June 21). really like to see what you can
a stellar financial opportunity. Today’s success secret: Prime accomplish on your own before
BABY BLUES Cancer and Taurus adore you. yourself with a positive self-talk you seek advice or partnership.
Your lucky numbers are: 10, 4, session before the main actions VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22).
28, 2 and 15. of the day. Decide how you want Because you know how to laugh
ARIES (March 21-April 19). things to play out, and then at life, you don’t get stressed
Only a fool would go looking for psych yourself into the frame out over the same things that
trouble. However, when trouble of mind that will make it go that make other people so nervous.
comes with the territory, dive way. It’s beautiful to be around, and
right in. Employ your emotional CANCER (June 22-July 22). it’s the quality that will put you
and spiritual facilities like faith, In families, everyone takes a in a unique position today.
courage and passion. Left role. Those roles fit together to LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23).
Knowing that people see in
others what they recognize in
themselves, you will very care-
fully choose what you call out
in others, as well as what you
BEETLE BAILEY praise and compliment.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov.
21). When you enter a room,
the energy of the room changes
as everyone gets a sample
of what you bring in. You can
hide what you feel, and others
might consciously miss it, but
unconsciously they cannot help
but sample it.
21). While some strive to be
well-liked, others are actually
afraid of coming into favor. It
can be uncomfortable to be
MALLARD FILLMORE liked, as it can come with expec-
tations and more attention than
some people want to receive.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan.
19). Pretending is an important
part of development. It’s how
people learn. So while preten-
tiousness gets a bad rap, it’s
part of the process, and utterly
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb.
18). You embrace responsibili-
ty. The essence of responsibility
is ownership. It claims things,
relationships and other situa-
FAMILY CIRCUS tions and says “mine,” mine to
figure out, care for, take plea-
sure in; mine to lose or keep.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March
20). The biblical proverb sug-
gests, “As you sow, so shall you
reap.” The trouble is that many
seeds look alike. This is true
both figuratively and literally.
Just plant what you have and
hope for the best.

Face up to the facts
The Dispatch • Friday, January 11, 2019 5B

Religious briefs
Gospel Concert Worship Services Women Prayer, Worship Service
Gospel musicians Don and Donna Open Doors M.B. Church invites the Church of the Eternal Word, 106 22nd
Mohl, will be in concert at 6 p.m. Jan. public to Sunday Morning Worship Ser- St. S., holds a prayer and worship service
12 at Columbus Adventist Church, 301 vices from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. every 1st, 2nd every Thursday from 5-6 p.m. Call Marie
Brooks Road. Free admission. The public & 3rd Sunday of each month at the Travis Nabors, 662-549-4322 or 662-329-
is invited to attend. Outlaw Sportsplex Center, 405 Lynn 1234, for prayer requests.
Lane in Starkville. Sunday School is from
Gold City Concert 10-10:30 a.m. For more information, call
Prayer Ministry
Gold City will be in concert at 2 p.m. New Beginning Everlasting Outreach
Jan. 13 at Border Springs Baptist Church, Ministry invites the public to call in with
12771 Hwy. 12 E. in Caledonia. A love of- Grief Support Group their prayer requests at 662-327-9843.
fering will be received. For more informa- The Oil of Joy for Grief and Mourning
tion, call Becky Bishop, 662-386-0751. offers a grief support group at 6 p.m.
every second Thursday of the month at Praise and Worship Service
Ordination Service United Christian Baptist Church, 232
Yorkville Road East. “Making your grieving
Sulfur Springs MB Church holds a
praise and worship service the last Friday
Canaan M.B. Church, 2425 Bell Ave.
hosts an Ordination Service for Min. Willie journey easier.” For more information, call of each month at 7 p.m. For information,
Moody Sr. at 3 p.m. Jan. 20. The public is 662-327-0604 or e-mail unitedchristian@ call Pastor Henry Mosley, 662-328-1035.
invited to attend.
Prayer Service
Pastor Anniversary Program Fellowship Dinner, Youth Service Church of the Eternal Word, 106 22nd.
Sixth Ave. M.B. Church, 1519 6th Pleasant Ridge Faith Center, 923 St. S., Columbus, holds prayer service
Ave. N., hosts its Pastor W.C. Talley and Ridge Road, Columbus, hosts a fellow- Thursday nights 5-6 p.m. Contact Marie
First Lady Barbara Talley 3rd Anniversary ship dinner and youth service every third Nabors, 662-549-4322. Church service
Program at 11 a.m. with guest speaker Sunday. times: Sunday school 10 a.m.; Sunday
Min. Tiryan Roby of Mt. Ary M.B. Church worship 11:15 a.m.; Tuesday Bible study
in Brooksville and at 3 p.m. Jan. 20 with Prayer for Youth 7 p.m. For information, call Pastor District
guest speaker Pastor Leroy Shelton of Every second and third Saturday, Elder Lou Nabors, 662-329-1234.
Greenfield M.B. Church and First James Pleasant Ridge Faith Center hosts a
Creek M.B. Church of Brooksville. The
public is invited to attend.
prayer for the youth from 2-3 p.m. Fitness Transformations
The Transformational Church, 2301
Celebrate Recovery Jess Lyons Road, hosts boxing lessons
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Calvary Church, 514 Lehmberg Road, Mondays and Wednesday from 5-7 p.m.,
Celebration and Meadowview Church, 300 Linden Cir-
cle in Starkville, host Celebrate Recovery
weight-loss boot camp Tuesdays and
Davidson Chapel C.M.E. Church of Thursdays 5-7 p.m. and both on Satur-
West Point hosts its Annual Dr. Martin at 6 p.m. every Sunday at Calvary and days 9-11 a.m.
Luther King Jr. Celebration Jan. 21. The at 6 p.m. every Tuesday at Meadowview
Church. Get help, healing and support
March will commence at 9 a.m. from East
Half Mile Street and Dr. Martin Luther for any habit, hurt or hang-up using the Youth Fellowship
Christ-centered 12 steps. The Transformational Church, 2301
King Street at Navastar and the Old B &
Jess Lyons Road, hosts Youth Fellowship
W Parking Lot. The program will com-
mence at 10 a.m. at Mar Holmes College Prayer, Free Coffee from 7-8:30 p.m. every Tuesday. Games,
prayer, service, food, & more. Transpor-
with guest speaker, the Rev. Lesha Agnew Mount Zion Missionary Baptist
of Chandler’s Temple C.M.E. Church in Church, 2221 14th Ave. N., hosts free tation available. For information, call Iris
Verona. For more information, call Anna coffee and a prayer community out- Roberson, 662-295-7456.
Jones, 662-494-1024 or 662-494-1173. reach service from 8-9 a.m. every fifth
Saturday. For information, contact Jesse Watch Night Service
Gospel Book Club Slater, 662-328-4979. Rockhill community watch night
Friendship M.B. Church, 1102 12th service is 10 p.m. Monday at Sand Creek
Ave. S., invites the public to join its Gos- Radio Program Chapel M.B. Church, located at 3818
pel Book Club from 6-7 p.m. the last Fri- Apostles Patrick Perkins invites the Rockhill Road in Starkville. The Rev. Je-
day of each month. For more information, public to tune in to WTWG, radio 1050 rome Wilson and the Rockhill U.M. Church
call Barbara Mattison or Lillian Murray, AM for Perfecting the Saints Broadcast, will be the special guest. The public is
662-570-5595. Wednesdays 8:30 a.m. invited to attend.

Groups using Super Bowl in push
against Confederate statues
‘We cannot have a united country until we remove the ference also took aim at
Stone Mountain, which
symbols that divide this country’ features a giant carving of
three Confederate leaders
Gerald Griggs of the Georgia chapter of the NAACP on horseback: Jefferson
By JEFF MARTIN ored People. it — the one who won, Davis, Robert E. Lee and
The Associated Press “We are calling for the or the one who lost,” Mc- Stonewall Jackson. The
removal of all monuments Donald said at Thursday’s speakers did not suggest
ATLANTA — A coali- to the Confederacy and news conference. “When specifically what might be
tion of civil rights groups we are prepared to bring it comes to these symbols, done about the mammoth
in Atlanta is using this symbol of the Old South.
our message directly to we’ve allowed the ones
year’s Super Bowl to help As part of the initia-
the world as the world who lost the war to write
kick off a renewed “war tive, advertising agency
descends upon Atlanta, the narrative. And they’ve
on the Confederacy,” in a 22squared has created
Georgia for the purpose written a narrative of
fight to remove Confed- an app that’s scheduled
of celebrating the Super hate, of divisiveness.”
erate monuments around to launch next month.
Bowl,” Griggs added. The group is also
the nation. When people aim their
“We cannot have a united pushing for legislation in
The groups on Thurs- cellphone cameras at a
country until we remove Georgia that would allow
day announced a planned Confederate statue, the
the symbols that divide local communities to de-
Feb. 2 rally on the eve of app provides quotes and
this country.” termine the fate of their
the championship football history about the monu-
The Southern Poverty Confederate monuments,
game being hosted in the ment and allows them to
Law Center says there are and not the state.
city. share those descriptions
1,747 Confederate sym- In the Atlanta suburb on social media.
The coalition intends bols and 722 monuments of Decatur, city leaders “It is time to stop
to bring its message to in the U.S. It says Vir- in 2017 voted to move a honoring the leaders of
fans who will pour into At- ginia, Texas and Georgia 30-foot-tall monument to the failed insurrection
lanta for Super Bowl 53 on lead the nation in having the Confederacy from the against America, the
Feb. 3. the most Confederate town square to another leaders of the failed insur-
“There’s no better time symbols. site. The monument de- rection to maintain slav-
to have this conversation Those symbols and scribes Confederate sol- ery,” said Richard Rose,
— social justice conversa- monuments do not depict diers as “a covenant keep- president of the Atlanta
tion — than right before a balanced view of histo- ing race.” But a Georgia NAACP.
the largest event in the ry, said the Rev. Tim Mc- law prohibits such statues
world, the Super Bowl,” Donald, pastor of Atlan- from being relocated, re-
said Gerald Griggs of the ta’s First Iconium Baptist moved or altered in any
Georgia chapter of the Church. way.
National Association for “History is always de- Civil rights leaders
the Advancement of Col- termined by who writes at Thursday’s news con-

Shutdown won’t stop MLK holiday week observances
The Associated Press WSB-TV reports the as historic Ebenezer Bap-
King Center announced a tist Church, King Center
ATLANTA — The gov- packed calendar of events CEO Bernice King says
ernment shutdown has Thursday for King hol- she believes there’s still
shuttered popular Atlanta iday observance week, plenty going on to engage
tourist attractions tied to which opens Friday.
people seeking to com-
the life of the Rev. Martin Park rangers, normal-
Luther King Jr. but won’t memorate her father’s
ly present for the event,
derail 10 days of events were not on hand because 90th birthday.
leading up to Jan. 21 — of the federal shutdown. Events start Friday
the federal holiday hon- Despite the shutdown, with a two-day immersion
oring the late civil rights which has closed the course in non-violence
leader. King birth home as well training.

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Legal Notices 0010 the
Notices 0010 to call General Services 1360 Farm Equipment & Supplies Apts For Rent: Other 7080 Houses For Rent: South 7140
Tillman or Millie Rod- 4420
STATE OF MISSISSIPPI abough at 769-233- WORK WANTED: 1BR/1BA Apts for rent. 3BR/2BA, 2300 sqft,
COUNTY OF LOWNDES 4515 or 662-630-0118 Licensed & Bonded-car- HAY FOR SALE. Some College Manor Apts, dir- very nice w/ 2 car gar-
to confirm receipt of the pentry, painting, & de- stored in barn and out. ectly across from MUW. age, lg back yard. Pets
NOTICE OF SALE RFP request. molition. Landscaping, 662-386-9122. Completely renovated, need approval. 1612
gutters cleaned, bush incl granite countertops, 9th St. S. $1,050 per
WHEREAS, the follow- All interested bidders hogging, clean-up work, SS appls & W/D. 12 mo mo + dep. 662-574-
ing tenants entered in- must attend a mandat- pressure washing, mov- Furniture 4480 lease, dep req, $650/ 7879 or 662-328-8655.
to leases with ory pre-bid conference ing help & furniture mo. 662-425-3817.
FRIENDLY CITY MINI- on January 16, 2019 repair. 662-242-3608 JAMESON SLEEPER
beginning at 10:00 a.m. Sofa, full size, 4 inch Mobile Homes for Rent 7250
WAREHOUSES for stor- 2BR/1BA located in
age space in which to at the Columbus- mattress, excl cond,
Lawn Care / Landscaping avocado green. $150. Historic Downtown 3BR/2BA Trailer, New
store personal property Lowndes County Library Hope school dist.
and System, 314 7th Street 1470 662-327-3518, leave Columbus. 2,000 sqft.
$500/mo & $500 dep.
North Columbus, MS. message if no answer. Hardwood floors
JESSE & BEVERLY'S throughout. Open floor. Call between 10a-7p.
WHEREAS, default has Bidders not attending 662-386-4292.
the pre-bid conference LAWN SERVICE. Mow- Very nice. Incl W&D.
been made in the pay- ing, cleanup, landscap- Estate Sales 4490 $1200/mo. Call NO TEXT MESSAGES.
ment of rent and will not be considered.
ing, sodding, & tree cut- 323 WILLIAMSBURG. Fri 662-328-8655.
FRIENDLY CITY MINI- ting. 356-6525.
WAREHOUSES pursu- Bids will be opened at & Sat 7a-5p. 2 bed- NICE 3BR/2BA MH in
ant to said Leases is 10:00 a.m. February 6, room suits. (1 is an- DOWNTOWN: 2BR/1BA, West Lowndes school
authorized to sell the 2019 Columbus- Painting & Papering 1620 tique) microwave, grand- CH&A, 1 story, W/D, district. $485/mo +
personal property to sat- Lowndes County Library father clock, other historic district, 1 block $485 dep. 662-242-
isfy the past due and System, 314 7th Street SULLIVAN'S PAINT clocks, pictures, & from downtown, $625/
SERVICE 7653 or 662-308-7781.
any other charges owed North Columbus, MS. misc. mo. + $625 dep. NO
Bids must be submit- Certified in lead PETS. 662-574-8789.
to it by the following ten- removal. Offering spe-
ants. ted in a sealed envel- Peaceful & Quiet area. RENT A fully equipped
ope clearly marked as cial prices on interior & General Merchandise 4600 camper w/utilities &
follows: exterior painting, pres- cable from $145/wk -
tice is hereby given that $535/month. Colum-
rock repairs. Two 2009 iMac com- RENT FREE! 1 & 2 Bed- bus & County School

FRIENDLY CITY MINI- “2019 Erate Bid”
WAREHOUSES will offer Bid Opening: February
Free Estimates puters available. Good
working condition.
room Apts/Townhomes. locations. 662-242- YESTERDAY’S ANSWER
Call 435-6528 Stove & refrigerator.
6, 2019 10:00 a.m. 7653 or 601-940-1397.
for sale, and will sell at Would be good for ba- $335-$600 Monthly. YESTERDAY’S
auction to the highest sic web browsing or
Envelopes not so Stump Removal 1790 Credit check & deposit.
Houses For Sale: Southside Sudoku is a number-
bidder for cash all per-
sonal property in stor- marked will not be con-
word processing. 2Ghz; Coleman Realty,
placing puzzle
Sudoku based on
is a number-
4 2 5 3 6 8 7 9 1
2 GB RAM; 250 GB HD. 662-329-2323. 8300
age units leased by the sidered Computer and built-in a 9x9 grid
placing with based
puzzle severalon 8 1 6 9 2 7 5 4 3

2019 Conceptis Puzzles, Dist. by King Features Syndicate, Inc.
following tenants at monitor only; mouse 2BR/1BA Gas stove &
FRIENDLY CITY MINI- As an alternate submis- and keyboard not in- 1, 2, 3 BEDROOM apart- heat. Move-in ready. 1 agiven
9x9 grid with several
numbers. The object 3 7 9 4 5 1 6 8 2
WAREHOUSES 903 sion mechanism, bids ments & townhouses. given numbers. The object
Alabama St. Columbus, may be submitted
cluded. $50 each.
Call for more info.
BR Apt. attached that is to place the numbers 7 5 4 6 1 2 8 3 9
Call 662-574-1561 needs work. $21,000. is
MS, at 8:30 am on the through secure electron- 662-328-8254. 417 17th St. S. 1 to place
to 9 in thethe numbers
empty spaces
4th day of January, A.D. ic submission. Vendors
JANUARY AVAILABILITY Call 662-327-8712. 1sotothat
9 ineach
the empty spaces
row, each 2 8 3 7 9 5 1 6 4
2019. All auctions are wishing to submit their ALLSTUMP GRINDING Household Goods 4620
with reserve and there- proposal via secure SERVICE (NOW ACCEPTING so that each
column row, each
and each 3x3 box 6 9 1 8 3 4 2 7 5
containsand theeach
same3x3 box
fore all units can be electronic bidding
should email Millie Rod- We can grind all your Dinnerware, 55 pieces, number 5 4 8 1 7 3 9 2 6
withdrawn from the sale Downtown Area- contains the same number
abough for electronic stumps. Hard to reach plates, cups bowls etc, only once. The difficulty
at any time by the auc-
call for quantities. 2BR/1BA, CH&A, hard- only once. The difficulty 9 3 2 5 8 6 4 1 7

Title to the personal
submission instruc-
tions. If a response is
not received within 4
places, blown over
roots, hillsides, back-
yards, pastures. Free
$150. 662-328-8012. wood, appliances, no
pets, spacious, walk to
pincher? level increases from
level increases from
Monday to Sunday.
Monday to Sunday.
1 6 7 2 4 9 3 5 8
property to be sold is hours, it is the respons- estimates. You find it, Lawn & Garden 4630 Difficulty Level 1/10

we'll grind it! Agent Owned.
believed to be good, but ibility of the respondent $675.00/$675.00.
at such sale, FRIENDLY to call Millie Rod- 662-361-8379 RED OAK & White Oak
CITY MINI-WARE- abough at 662-630- Firewood For Sale. Pull
0118 to confirm receipt Tree Services 1860 behind leaf rake for Convenience-
HOUSES will convey 2BR/1BA, almost fin-
only such title as is ves- of the request. $150. 662-242-7455.
ished make-over. CH/A,
ted in it pursuant to its A&T Tree Service new flooring, paint, ap-
lease with the following The Columbus-Lowndes Bucket truck & stump Sporting Goods 4720 pliances & more. No
and its allowed under County Library System removal. Free est. pets, no HUD.
Mississippi Code Annot- has the right to accept Serving Columbus ED SANDERS Gunsmith Agent Owned.
ated Section 85-7-121 or reject any or all bids. since 1987. Senior Open for season! 9-5,
Publish by order of the $450.00/$450.00.
et seq (Supp 1988). citizen disc. Call Alvin @ Tues-Fri & 9-12, Sat.
Carrilla Stallings
County Library System.
"We'll go out on a limb
Over 50 years experi- West Point- Use and read
ence! Repairs, cleaning, Large 1BR/1BA, gas
Director, Erin Busbea
for you!" refinishing, scopes
mounted & zeroed,
space heat, window air.
Water furnished. No
Michael Baggett Columbus-Lowndes
—E347 County Library System
General Help Wanted 3200 handmade knives.
Located: Hwy 45 Alt,
pets or HUD.
Agent Owned. and your
PART TIME OFFICE North of West Point, $375.00/$375.00 with
Ramona Frierson
Publish: January 4,
2019 and January 11,
needed for
turn right on Yokahama
Blvd, 8mi & turn left on
approved application. dollars will
Ruby Sunievelle
small church.
& Wednesday,
Darracott Rd, will see
sign, 2.5mi ahead shop
Long & Long, Realtors
go further.
—E218 16 hours per week. on left. 662-494-6218.
Sammy Tramail Harris
Tech and social media
skills required.
For more info, call
Business Opportunity 6050 COLEMAN Investment Property 8550
WHEREAS, the follow- 662-574-1972 HISTORIC DOWNTOWN TOWNHOUSES & APARTMENTS private property. Approx
Shareka Tillman Columbus: 411 Main
ing tenants entered in- Position Announcement 6 acres. Will sell or
to leases with Town of Caledonia, MS St. Office, Retail, Res- 1 BEDROOM lease property located
taurant Space available.
WAREHOUSES for stor-
Chief Marshal
Call 423-333-1124. 2 BEDROOMS in NE Noxubee County.
—E8, E10
age space in which to The Town of Caledonia 3 BEDROOMS
WITNESS MY SIGNA- store personal property is seeking a full time WANTED BUSINESS Lots & Acreage 8600
and Chief Marshal to work LEASE,
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TURE on this the 2nd PARTNER.
day of January, A.D. days and nights as Columbus-Local Only. 1.7 Acres on Hwy 12.
2019. WHEREAS, default has needed, and is respons- 17 Years in China Mfg. DEPOSIT Excellent building site,
been made in the pay- ible for supervising all
ment of rent and marshal department
30 years lighting/signs
LED lighting/LED Signs
AND cleared. Close to gas
FRIENDLY CITY plant, Caledonia school
ate will plan, schedule,
Solar & Wind Products. CREDIT CHECK district. $15,000.
By: L.O. WAREHOUSES pursu- My Skills: Tech Support, 662-356-6035.
ant to said Leases is coordinate, and direct Sales & Marketing.
Publish: 1/4, 1/11, & authorized to sell the the daily activities of the
personal property to sat- officers while providing
What are your skills? 662-329-2323 2.28 +/- Acre Lot.
1/18/2019 850-557-8555
isfy the past due and for the protection of 149 Tanyia Lane. Off of
Notice to Creditors any other charges owed lives and property, pre- 2411 HWY 45 N Lake Lowndes Road.
to it by the following ten- vention of crime and en- Apts For Rent: Northside 7010 Has asphalt drive &
State of Mississippi ants. forcement of laws and COLUMBUS, MS parking, 1200 ft. shop
ordinances within the 520 11TH Street North-
County of Lowndes 2BR/1BA, updated, w/ living area, septic
NOW THEREFORE, no- town limits. The Chief tank & water meter. No
brick, central H&A, ap- Commercial Property For
Letters Administration tice is hereby given that Marshal will be held ac- trailers. $45,000. Call
countable to the Mayor pliances, flooring, paint.
have been granted and FRIENDLY CITY MINI- $450/month. NO pets. Rent 7100 662-574-0345.
issued to the under- WAREHOUSES will offer and Board of Alderper-
sons for the effective NO HUD. Credit check.
signed upon the Estate for sale, and will sell at delivery of police ser- Call Long & Long, Re- 117 DR. Martin Luther UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY!
auction to the highest
of Corey Kinder, De- vices to the town. altors @ 662-328-0770. King Jr. Dr. West in A Stable growth invest-
ceased, by the Chan- bidder for cash all per- Starkville. 4,000 sq. ft ment. FSBO: 72 Acres
Available NOW.
cery Court of Lowndes sonal property in stor- building. Call 662-323- in Webster Co., near
County, Mississippi on age units leased by the Submit applications, 5119. Mantee. Mature pines
complete with resume
the 16th day of Novem- following tenants at and salary require- FOX RUN COMPANY LLC (75yr), hardwoods
ber 2018. This is to FRIENDLY CITY MINI- ments to: 1 & 2 BR near hospital. COMMERCIAL PROPER- (50yr), 10ac hay field,
give notice to all per- WAREHOUSES 308 $595-645/mo. Military TIES/Retail/Office 2ac pond, w/county
sons having claims Shoney Drive Columbus, Town of Caledonia discount offered, pet Spaces starting @ road frontage/utilities,
against said estate to MS, immediately follow- Attn: Lindy Thomason area, pet friendly, and $285/mo. Downtown & superb potential home
probate and register ing sale on Alabama PO Box 100 furnished corporate East Columbus loca- site & recognized
same with the Chan- Street on the 1st day of Caledonia MS. 39740 apartments available. tions. 662-435-4188. school. 45 minutes to
cery Clerk of Lowndes February A.D. 2019. All ON SITE SECURITY. MSU. 334-277-9744.
County, Mississippi auctions are with re- fax: 662-356-4117 ON SITE MAINTENANCE.
within 90 days of this serve and therefore all ON SITE MANAGEMENT. OFFICE SPACE: 2,000 LOWNDES COUNTY 45
date. A failure to pro- units can be withdrawn Deadline for applica- 24-HOUR CAMERA square feet. 294 acres on Sobley & Dav-
from the sale at any tions is January 23, SURVEILLANCE. Chubby Dr. Flexible leas- is Rd. Excellent hunting.
bate and register said
claim will forever bar the time by the auctioneer/ 2019. Benji @ 662-386-4446 ing terms. Available 1 mile west of Hwy. 69.
manager. Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm. now. 662-328-8254 Small creek runs thru
CONTRACTOR SEEKING Sat/Sun by appt only. property. $1375 per
Title to the personal HISTORIC DOWNTOWN acre. 205-799-9846 or
This the 10th day of
property to be sold is
experienced carpenter
Columbus Office, Retail, 205-695-2248.
January 2019. with lots of experience. Apts For Rent: West 7050
believed to be good, but Please call: Restaurant Space avail- 1 Prepares to travel

at such sale, FRIENDLY able. Call 662-328-
Shane Kinder 662-570-9464 for info. WINTER SPECIAL 6 Splinter groups
Administrator of the Es- CITY MINI-WARE- 8655 or 662-574-7879.
1.95 acre lots. 11 By oneself
tate of HOUSES will convey
Corey Kinder, Deceased only such title as is ves- Hiring MAINTENANCE Houses For Rent: Northside 12 Left, on a liner
ted in it pursuant to its 10% down, as low as
TECHNICIANS Immedi- 7110 13 Oriental noodles
PUBLISH: 1/11, 1/18, lease with the following
and its allowed under ately! Starting pay is Apartments $299/mo. Eaton Land.
& 1/25/2019 14 Outmoded copy
Mississippi Code Annot- $17.62/hour and you
can earn up to & Houses 2 AVAILABLE: 2BR/1BA
near CAFB. $450/mo + 15 Tabby and Spot
NOTICE OF PUBLIC ated Section 85-7-121
SALE OF COLLATERAL et seq (Supp 1988). $19.93/hour within a 1 Bedrooms $350 dep. 662-889- Mobile Homes for Sale 8650
17 Erupt
year! Full benefits avail- 1122.
Christopher T Robertson able on your first day of 2 Bedroooms NEW 2017, 16x80 MH
18 Ref’s decision
SERVICES, INC. WILL —N100 employment. 3 Bedrooms @ The Grove, Colum-
2BR HOUSE. Stove, ref., bus. 3BR/2BA, never 20 Revered one
Apply online at: w/d hookup, window
SELL THE FOLLOWING lived in, can be moved.
PROPERTY: Deborah Donald https://www.dover Furnished & a/c, heat electric. New Hope Sch. Dist. 22 Kimono closer
2003 LEX L43
High school diploma or Unfurnished $485/mo. Lease-
dep.+credit check. Cole-
$29k. 662-769-2565. 23 Web spinners
GED required. EEO. 26 Squat
Kitty Davis
Marathon Equipment 1, 2, & 3 Baths man Realty. 329-2323.
Autos For Sale 9150
TO THE HIGHEST BID- —N64, N65 28 Tea add-in
Co Rd 9
Lease, Deposit
Vernon, AL 35592 COLONIAL TOWN- 1965 MUSTANG, Red, 29 Unending
LOWS: Sandy Taylor
—N143 & Credit Check HOUSES. 2 & 3 bed- Automatic, 6cyl, A/C &
31 Earthbound bird
room w/ 2-3 bath town- power steering.
DAY AND DATE: FRIDAY, QUALITY CONTROL houses. $600 to $695. $16,000. 32 Call for
Immediate opening at 662-549-9555. Ask for 662-386-2367.
TURE on this the 2nd
Columbus Air Force Glenn or text. 33 Small setback propose 25 Tight-fitting
TIME: 9:00 A.M. day of January, A.D.
2019. Base. Construction 1991 MERCEDES 500 34 “Why don’t we!” 5 Dispatched 27 Be in charge
PLACE: experience required. Apts For Rent: Caledonia 7060 HOUSE WITH APART- SL. Serviced as re- 36 Car ding
CENTRAL FINANCIAL FRIENDLY CITY Email resume to: MENT NEAR MUW. quired. 106k miles, 6 Friend of Frodo 30 Tack on
SERVICES, INC. MINI-WAREHOUSES 3BR/1BA Duplex. No 323 13th St. N. 3 Blks 2 tops. Excellent buy! 38 Benefit 7 Series unit 33 Derisive sound Smoking. No Pets. 1 yr.
2321 HWY 45 NORTH By: L.O.
lease. $550/month +
from MUW. L/r, d/r, $12,500. 662-356- 40 Eucalyptus eater 8 Like red and 34 Kilauea flow
SUITE F b/r, kitchen, large f/r 6035.
COLUMBUS, MS. Publish: 1/4, 1/11, & Medical / Dental 3300 deposit. 662-356-4958 w/ fireplace, 2BR/3BA. 43 “Rigoletto” green 35 December 24
39705 1/18/2019 or 662-574-0227. Laundry room, outside composer
FULL TIME RN and PART fenced patio, screened SUPER CHARGED 2004 9 Grove growth and 31
THERE IS NO WAR- Building & Remodeling 1120
TIME RECEPTIONIST/ Apts For Rent: Starkville 7070 side porch & work room Monte Carlo SS. Dale 44 Film’s Flynn 10 Hide away 37 — out (barely
RANTY RELATING TO SCHEDULER needed for WITH ATTACHED APART- Jr. Signature Edition. 45 To date 16 Small drink makes)
TITLE, POSSESSION, HOME REPAIRS & CON- busy medical office. Ap- SMALL APT, walking dis- MENT B/r, d/r, kitchen $3500. 662-570-2601.
QUIET ENJOYMENT STRUCTION WORK plicants must have ex- tance to MSU. Partially & bathroom. NO HUD. 46 Fashion 18 App makeup 39 Tipsy
MERCHANTABILITY, FIT- WANTED. Carpentry, cellent computer skills furnished incl W/D w/ Ref. req. Dep. req. Campers & RVs 9300
NESS FOR PARTICULAR small concrete jobs, and be able to work in a ch/a. $500/mo + dep. Pets allowed w/ extra 19 Neighbor 41 “Very funny!”
PURPOSE OR THE LIKE electrical, plumbing, fast paced environment. Call 662-722-0020, dep. $1075/mo. TOMBIGBEE RV Park,
DOWN 21 Kitchen herb online
IN THE SALE AND ALL roof repairs, pressure Applicants must also leave msg or text. 662-386-7506. located on Wilkins Wise 1 Links number 23 End of a New 42 Brit’s brew
SUCH WARRANTIES ARE washing and mobile available to work some Rd & Waverly Rd. Full
SPECIFICALLY DIS- home roof coating and late evenings. For seri- Apts For Rent: Other 7080 Hookups available.
2 As done by Year’s song
CLAIMED. underpinning. No job ous inquiries, please $300/mo. 662-328- 3 Flattering 24 Capital of Italia
too small. 549-7031. send resume to 8655 or 662-574-7879.
DATE: 01/09/2019 Blind Box 660 c/o 4 Prepare to
SUGGS CONSTRUCTION Commercial Dispatch
Building, remodeling, PO Box 511
Trailers & Heavy Equipment
SERVICES, INC metal roofing, painting Columbus, MS 39703. 9450
& all home repairs.
662-242-3471 1999 MACK Dump
PUBLISH: 1/11/2019 Bargain Column 4180 Truck & 30,000lb Trail-
Tom Hatcher, LLC boss Tag-A-Long Trailer,
PUBLIC NOTICE Custom Construction, 50 CHRISTMAS decora-
tions for sale, $1.00 both good condition.
Restoration, Remodel- Can be seen at 5356
INVITATION FOR BIDS ing, Repair, Insurance each. Call 662-244-
ERATE PRODUCTS AND 5861. Hwy 182 E, Columbus.
claims. 662-364-1769. Call 662-328-6203 or
SERVICES Licensed & Bonded 662-574-6202.
NOTICE General Services 1360 Drawer. 6 drawer. $50.
Chinaware shelf w/ cab- Five Questions:
Sealed bids will be re- FREE TRAINING for inet. $50 neg. Serious
ceived by the Columbus- JOB SEEKING WOMEN; inquiries only. Call 662-
1 Wonder
Lowndes County Library COMPUTER TRAINING, 364-0606.
System up to and no RESUME WRITING, & IN-
later than 10:00 a.m.
February 6, 2019, at Tues & Thurs Evening
the Columbus-Lowndes shelves. $30 obo. Tall
2 San
classes start February solid wood chester
County Library System, 5th. Enroll now at Chris-
314 7th Street North drawer. $20. Call
tian Women's Job 662-242-3518.
Columbus, MS, for the Corps. Min H.S. Dip-
procurement of Cat- loma or Equivalent re-
egory 1 and 2 products HOSPITAL BED $75.
quired. Call 662-722-
and services via Erate Potty chair $20. Call
3 “Dancing in
3016 or 662-597-1030
funding. A copy of the 662-328-7739.
Request for Proposals RETAINER WALL, drive-
(RFP) can be obtained
by emailing Millie Rod-
way, foundation, con-
crete, masonry restora-
the Dark”
abough at tion, remodeling, base- If a ment foundation, re- Coin & Jewelry 4360
response is not re-
ceived within 24 hours,
pairs, small dump truck
hauling (5-6 yd) load & OLE MISS 14k gold
4 “Legacy”
it is the responsibility of demolition/lot cleaning. Ronaldo Bracelet. Brand WHATZIT ANSWER
the respondent to call Burr Masonry new. Never worn. $175.
Tillman or Millie Rod-
abough at 769-233-
662-242-0259. Call 662-549-9192. 5 Venom Log cabin