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Artesia
Johnson to leave post as public affairs head for CAFB
murders may
be related
to attempted
drug deal
Witnesses helped
deputies locate suspect
within hours of shootings
By ISABELLE ALTMAN
ialtman@cdispatch.com

Lowndes Coun-
ty court documents
show the man arrest-
ed for killing three
people in Artesia
Tuesday may have
been involved in an
attempted drug deal.
Clark Earl Allen, Allen Jr.
Jr., 20, of Oktibbeha County, has
been charged with capital murder
and felony conspiracy to commit a
crime of sale of a controlled sub-
stance. The suspect is accused
of killing Demario Snell, 31, of
Artesia, Mauricio Nance, 22, of
Columbus, and Tyshun Fields, 24,
of Crawford, in Snell’s home at 23
Mobile Dr.
According to arrest affidavits in
Dispatch file photo Lowndes County Justice Court, Al-
Air Force Maj. Sean Gustafson, a member of the Thunderbirds team, speaks with Sonic Johnson after landing len “attempted to persuade” Snell
at the base in this 2010 Dispatch file photo. Johnson, a retired lieutenant colonel and training pilot, was public
to “credit” Clark marijuana from
affairs director for the 14th Flying Training Wing at Columbus Air Force Base for almost 15 years. He will official-
ly retire on Jan. 25. him on the day of the murders.
See Murders, 3A

Retired lieutenant colonel known better as ‘Sonic’
served past 15 years in civilian capacity with CAFB Inside Sunday
By Slim Smith Now, at age 60, the retired Air job and 19 years after he arrived at
ssmith@cdispatch.com Force lieutenant colonel, will retire CAFB as a T1 trainer pilot.

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one more time, this time for good. That experience, Johnson said,
hen Richard Johnson
“I have no plans, other than to made his new role something far
assumed the role of public
rest and enjoy time with my wife,” more meaningful than a paycheck.
affairs director for the
14th Flying Wing at Columbus Air Johnson said. “We were married on “I understood training pilots,”
Force Base, even his nickname a Friday and I went to pilot school Johnson said. “I spent 22 years
seemed to make him a unique fit on the next Monday. She’s been working every day with airmen.
for the job. my wing commander at home ever I understood their needs, their
For almost 15 years, Johnson — since.” mission. Being a spokesman for
known by airmen and community The Johnsons have been mar- a mission that I understood and
members alike as “Sonic” — used ried since 1981. loved was a privilege.”
In his role, Johnson came to be Look for The Dispatch’s companion
his credentials as a training pilot Johnson’s official retirement
piece to the upcoming Smithsonian
and his passion for sharing the sto- date is Jan. 25, 14 years and 11 considered as the face of CAFB, Water/Ways Exhibition in Sunday’s
ry of CAFB with the community. months after he took the civilian See Johnson, 3A paper. The traveling interactive exhi-
bition runs from Jan. 25-March 8 at
the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway
Transportation Museum in Columbus.

Junior Anna
Beth Brock
Heritage regains Apple
uses Photo-
shop on her
iPad in her
Distinguished School status
graphic design
class at Heri- Academy pushes iPad use and submitted the school’s paperwork
last-minute.
tage Academy.
Heritage was into daily instruction “It was a close call,” Kidder said.” We
almost had to wait an entire year but it all
recognized as
an Apple Distin- BY MARY POLLITZ worked out. It was not easy. We worked
guished School mpollitz@cdispatch.com on this for months.”
Thursday after- Heritage’s high school, now one of
noon. Students Heritage Academy almost wasn’t only two Apple Distinguished Schools in
bring their recognized as an Apple Distinguished Mississippi, was awarded the distinction
iPads to school School this year. Thursday afternoon. The school houses
for classroom Nearly missing the deadline, director
instruction, as- students in grades 9-12.
signments and of instructional technology Janet Lewis Headmaster Greg Carlyle said admin-
production. and teacher Brad Kidder called Heri- istrators and faculty have been working
Courtesy photo tage Academy’s Apple representative See Heritage, 6A

Weather Five Questions Calendar Coming Sunday Public
1 Which of these was not an enemy Today Don’t meetings
of the Enterprise on “Star Trek” — the miss The Jan. 22: OCH
■ Memphis Jones: The Columbus Arts Dispatch’s
salt vampire, the Goa’uld or tribbles? Regional Medical
2 In 2000, what family-values Re- Council presents Memphis Jones & The City 2019 Center Board of
publican married his third wife —a Limits from B.B. King’s Blues Club on Beale Dining Trustees, 4 p.m.,
congressional aide with who he’d Street, 7:30 p.m., Rosenzweig Arts Center Guide, OCH
allegedly had an affair? CAC member tickets $15 advance/$17 with
3 What architect designed the Walt Feb. 1: Board of
Jack Thornton at door. Non-members, $20/$22. colum- menus
Disney Concert Hall Guggenheim Bil- Aldermen work
Pre-K, Annunciation bus-arts.org or 662-328-2787. for local
bao and Experience Music Project? session, 1:15 p.m.,
restau-
59 Low 54
4 Giant pandas Hua Mei and Mei City Hall
High Sheng were born at what zoo? Saturday rants, in
Sunday’s
Feb. 4: Board of
Mostly cloudy, p.m. rain likely
5 What culinary school dropout made ■ Book signing: Stephanie Brewer signs Supervisors, 9
the 2008 Forbes list of Top Celebrity copies of “ChainedN2Reality” at 10 a.m. paper. a.m., Oktibbeha
Full forecast on Chefs?
page 2A. Answers, 8B at Lisa’s Christian Learning Center, 1605 County Courthouse
Gardner Blvd., Columbus. A representative Feb. 5: Board of
of Safe Haven will also discuss how to Aldermen, 5:30
Inside recognize signs of family violence. p.m., City Hall
Classifieds 6B Obituaries 2A ■ Symphony orchestra: The Starkville- Feb. 12: Plan-
Comics 4B Opinions 4A MSU Symphony Orchestra presents “Our ning and Zoning
Crossword 6B Religion 5B America” at 7:30 p.m. in MSU’s Lee Hall. Commission, 5:30
Dear Abby 4B Free. Visit starkvillesymphony.org. p.m., City Hall

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Friday
Did you hear?
Trump grounds Pelosi after
she imperils his big speech
President said it would be best if House Area obituaries
Speaker remained in Washington to Bertha Henry born Oct. 24, 1989, in McCoy of St. Louis, Mary Quinn
Columbus, to Linda Missouri, Daphne
negotiate to reopen the government WEST POINT —
Bertha Jean Henry, Dwyer and Randy Stewart of Florence,
WEST POINT —
Mary Curtis Quinn,
The Associated Press like to make your jour- 74, died Jan. 10, 2019, Selvie Sr. He attended South Carolina, Pleas 67, died Jan. 11, 2019,
ney by flying commercial, at North West Lowndes High Everson Sr. and Wil- in Tupelo.
WASHINGTON — She that would certainly be Mississip- School and was former- liam Everson, both Services will be at
imperiled his State of the your prerogative,” wrote pi Medical ly employed with ARD of Mansfield, Ohio, 11 a.m. Saturday at Mt.
Union address. He denied Trump, who had been Logistics. Freddie Everson of Hermon M.B. Church.
Center in
her a plane to visit troops smarting since Pelosi, the In addition to his Memphis, Tennessee Burial will follow at
Tupelo.
abroad. day before, called on him parents, he is survived and Jerry Everson of Palo Alto Cemetery.
Ser-
The shutdown battle to postpone his Jan. 29 by his child, Jayden Millington, Tennessee; Visitation will be from
vices will
between President Donald State of the Union address Selvie of Columbus; 19 grandchildren; and 3-5 p.m. Friday at West
be at 11
Trump and House Speaker due to the shutdown. Henry siblings, Asia Rog- 23 great-grandchildren. Memorial Funeral
a.m. Sat-
Nancy Pelosi is playing out Denying military air- ers-Dwyer of El Paso, Home in Starkville.
urday at St. Paul M.B.
as a surreal game of con- craft to a senior lawmaker Texas, Carl Dwyer III Thelma Gentry West Memorial Funer-
stitutional brinkmanship,
Church in West Point and Donovan Hill Jr.,
— let alone the speaker, EUPORA — Thel- al Home is in charge of
with both flexing their po- with the Rev. Eddie both of Osan, South
who is second in line to the ma Elliott Gentry, 89, arrangements.
litical powers from oppo- Longstreet officiating. Korea, Devante Dwyer
White House, traveling to died Jan. 15, 2019, in
Burial will follow at She is survived by
site ends of Pennsylvania a combat region — is very and Devin Dwyer, both Eupora.
Avenue as the negotiations Sturdivant Cemetery her children, Everett
rare. Lawmakers were of Round Rock, Texas, A memorial service
to end the monthlong par- in Caledonia. Visita- Quinn, Bobby Quinn,
caught off guard. A bus Jermaine Sherrod of will be held at 4 p.m.
tial government shutdown tion will be from 4-6 William Quinn, Andre
to ferry the legislators to Artesia and Harvey Sunday at First Pres-
remain stalled. their departure idled out- p.m. Friday at Carter’s Quinn, Frances Cun-
Sherrod of Crawford. byterian Church in
In dramatic fashion, side the Capitol on Thurs- Funeral Services in ningham, Lisa Mobley,
Trump issued a letter to Columbus. Carter’s Starkville with the Rev. Mary Alice Brown and
Pelosi on Thursday, just
day afternoon.
The political tit-for-tat Funeral Services is
Mary Tubbs Martin Lifer III officiat- Lillie Jefferson; sister,
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — ing. Visitation will fol- Elizabeth Crawford;
before she and other law- between Trump and Pelo- in charge of arrange-
Mary Louise Everson low after the service in and brother, Larry
makers were set to depart si laid bare how the gov- ments.
Humphries Tubbs, 81, the church fellowship Moore.
on the previously undis- ernment-wide crisis has Ms. Henry was
died Jan. hall. Welch Funeral
closed trip to Afghanistan devolved into an intensely born July 5, 1944, in 11, 2019,
and Brussels. Trump be- pointed clash between two West Point, to the late Home is in charge of Flora Patterson
at Gulf arrangements.
littled the trip as a “public leaders both determined Willie Lee Henry and JACKSON — Flora
relations event” — even
Coast Mrs. Gentry was
to prevail. It took place as Nettie Lue Henry. She Smith Patterson, 83,
though he had just made
Regional born Aug. 3, 1929, to
hundreds of thousands of attended Mary Holmes died Jan. 12, 2019, in
a similar warzone stop — federal workers go without
Medical the late Mollie Berry
Junior College, Missis- Center Jackson.
and said it would be best if pay and Washington’s rou- sippi Valley State Uni- Elliott and Robert Services will be
Pelosi remained in Wash- tine protocols — a presi- in Pana- Harrison Elliott. She
versity and Mississippi ma City, Tubbs at 11 a.m. Saturday
ington to negotiate to re- dent’s speech to Congress, University for Women. was a member of First at New Hope U.M.
open the government. a lawmaker’s official trip — Florida. Presbyterian Church,
She was formerly Services will be at 2 Church with the
“Obviously, if you would became collateral damage. employed as a teacher EPC. Rev. Otha Harlan
p.m. Saturday at Oak She is survived by
with the West Point Grove M.B. Church officiating. Burial will
School District and was her children, Mal- follow at Oddfellows
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Arts Council opens summer scholarship application period
Dispatch Staff Report toward helping from $85 to $450. This year, the gram. Applications must be ber of scholarship-making
with art-focused organization has $9,000 avail- submitted by April 1. organizations. Most focus on
The Starkville Area Arts camps or sum- able, which Bateman said is Bateman noted that the pro- collegiate scholarships. How-
Council has opened applica- mer programs. more than last year, thanks to a gram’s students participate in ever, if we create access to art
tions for its annual summer “It’s not just private donation. can be located anywhere. How- education at an earlier age,
scholarships program. visual arts,” Applications for the sum- ever, he said the scholarships then we create greater long-
SA AC, according to a press Bateman said. mer scholarships are available are only available for Oktibbe- term impact on the develop-
release from Executive Direc- “It’s performing online at www.starkvillearts. ha County residents. ment of young minds and cre-
tor John Bateman, is offering arts. It’s music, Bateman org. According to the release, “This is one of my favorite ative thinkers. This rare type
the scholarship for children writing, it’s literature.” awards are paid directly to the programs that SA AC offers,” of award allows our community
who are 11-18 years old. Last year, SA AC provided 18 agency/vendor, so applications Bateman said in the release. to build a tremendous future
The scholarships are geared summer scholarships, ranging need to identify a specific pro- “I’ve worked with a large num- resource.”

The following arrests
were made by Lowndes
Area arrests
Man arrested in
County Sheriff’s Office:
n Jacob Conn, 25, was
charged with three counts
West Point stabbing
of felony taking of a motor
vehicle, three counts of Victims treated and released
burglary of a commercial
building, car, etc., four Conn Davis Jr. Cash Brooks Avant Harris from North Mississippi Medical
counts of arson and fleeing
or eluding in a motor vehi-
Center on Thursday
cle. DISPATCH STAFF REPORT
n Terrance Davis Jr.,
32, was charged with pos- One person is in custody and
session of cocaine and pos- two others were treated and re-
session of marijuana in a leased from the hospital following
vehicle. a stabbing in West Point Thursday.
n Stephanie Cash, 46, Purcell Bonner Jr. Haynes Hudgens Quinn Dooley Steve Lashun Swing, 40, has
was charged with obtain- been charged with two counts of
ing a controlled substance aggravated assault manifesting in
by fraud. extreme indifference to life. He was
n Shower Brooks, 40, arrested just before noon Thursday. Swing
was charged with third of- West Point Police Chief Avery Cook said Swing
fense domestic violence. stabbed two people during an altercation within
n Bradley Avant, 24, the city limits. He added police are still investi-
was charged with two gating what caused the altercation and why Swing
counts of burglary of a Lucious Bell Gatheright Mann Russell Butler stabbed them.
commercial building, car, Swing knew the victims, Cook said.
etc. phetamine. n Daryl
The victims were taken to North Mississippi
n Demonte Harris, 26, n Julius Quinn, 37, was Gatheright;
Medical Center in West Point where they received
was charged with posses- charged with burglary. 26, was
stitches and other medical treatment. They were
sion, sale or transfer of a n Aldoques Dooley, charged
both released the same day.
stolen firearm. 39, was charged with pos- with proba-
Swing is currently in custody at Clay County
n Joseph Purcell, 27, session, sale or transfer of tion viola- Jail. His bond has not been set.
was charged with burglary a stolen firearm and two tion.
and simple assault on a po- counts of failure to appear. n Jason
lice officer. Mann, 36, Smith Bradshaw Cribbs

n Jimmy Bonner Jr., The following arrests was charged charged with possession
30, was charged with pos- were made by the Oktibbe- with a MDOC hold and dis- of marijuana-more than 30
session of a controlled sub-
stance and expired driver’s
ha County Sheriff’s Office:
n Tina Lucious, 42, was
orderly conduct.
n Erik Russell, 20, was
grams.
n Stacy Bradshaw,
Mississippi graduation rate
license.
n Joshua Haynes, 26,
charged with malicious
mischief and probation vi-
charged with burglary of a
residence.
41, was charged with two
counts of malicious mis- hits new record of 84 percent
was charged with intent to olation. n Jeremy Butler, 32, chief. By JEFF AMY
defraud by credit card. n Geowonderlydon was charged with posses- n Tomia Cribbs, 23, was The Associated Press
n Christopher Hud- Bell, 41, was charged with sion of marijuana-more charged with possession of
gens, 50, was charged with perjury and obstructing than 30 grams. a controlled substance and JACKSON — Mississippi is graduating a
possession of metham- justice. n Jerail Smith, 34, was possession of marijuana. greater share of its students in four years than
ever before, with 84 percent of public high school
seniors earning their diplomas on time last year,
the Mississippi Department of Education said
Thursday .
Around the state The department said the mark for the 2017-
2018 is the highest on record in Mississippi, up
Bank to sell historic Mississippi Worley filed for personal bankrupt- A New Orleans real estate bro- from 83 percent in 2016-2017 and 74.5 percent in
cy last year, citing $107 million in ker has been trying to sell Dun- 2012-2013. The state’s graduation rate is equal to
home and inn at auction debts and $80 million in assets. leith, asking $5.95 million the most recently recorded national graduation
NATCHEZ — A southwest Mis- The house is among the most Worley earlier sold a Natchez rate of 84 percent in 2017. More recent nation-
sissippi historic home and inn will recognized antebellum structures business called Bowie’s Outfitters al numbers have yet to be released. Educators
be auctioned after a bank fore- in Natchez. to a different creditor. He also owns praised that as a notable achievement for Missis-
closed. A federal judge recently cleared Bowie’s Tavern, which could be sippi, where attainment has long lagged behind
The Natchez Democrat reports Natchez-based United Mississippi sold as part of the bankruptcy. the rest of the nation.
the Dunleith Historic Inn will be Bank to foreclose. The bank says Dunleith, built in 1856, has been The state says only 10.1 percent of seniors
auctioned Feb. 1. Owner Michael Worley owes $7.3 million. a bed and breakfast since 1976. dropped out of high school without earning a di-
ploma. The rest remain in school or earned an
alternate credential to a diploma.
State Superintendent Carey Wright called the

Johnson
increase “a significant achievement.” She cited
several reasons for the improvement, including
efforts to expand career and technical education,
Continued from Page 1A the increase in the number of Advanced Place-
working with media and involved. He took the job the base and the me- Lt. Christina Conwell, ment courses and the rollout in some areas of ear-
the community as a the seriously. For him it was dia was never difficult, who has worked with ly college high schools that offer dual high school
base’s primary liaison. personal. For a lot of peo- even when the media’s Johnson for the previous and college credit.
Lynn Robinson, who ple, it would have been requests did not always two years, will take over
has long been a member easy to just meet the min- align with what the base as interim public affairs
of the Columbus-Lown- imum requirements of could provide. director until a perma-
des Chamber of Com- the job. But Sonic did so “It never really was nent director is selected.
merce Military Affairs much more than public a problem,” Johnson “It’s a civilian position,
Committee, said it was affairs. He went far above said. “One of my guiding
but the wing commander
Johnson’s enthusiasm and beyond in everything principles was always be
has a lot of influence with
that convinced him to and his passion for the transparent. I never com-
join the committee. base and for the commu- promised anything about what happens in the posi-
“When I joined the nity, it really rubbed off. myself or the Air Force. tion,” Johnson said.
chamber, they gave me He was excited about Whether it was crashes Johnson said his deci-
a list of committees,” what was happening at or tragedies or the good sion to retire was pretty
said Robinson, who had the base. It made every- things that happened, simple.
no military background. one else excited, too.” my relationship with the “I was tired,” he said.
“Sonic was one of the Johnson said serving media was always good. I “I gave it my all, 24/7 and
reasons I wanted to get as a go-between between enjoyed it.” 365. I just want to rest.”

Murders
Continued from Page 1A
However, the documents a factor in the murder, shots fired at the address. Allen had his initial
do not specifically link the but said the deal may not According to the affidavit, appearance in justice
alleged attempted drug have been the “concrete multiple witnesses saw Al- court Thursday. Judge
deal to the murder, nor motive.” He said investi- len in the area and provid- Peggy Phillips denied
does it indicate whether gators are still searching ed law enforcement with a him bond for the capital
Snell cooperated with Al- the area around the crime description of his clothing. murder charge and set his
len. scene, learning informa- Lowndes deputies found bond for the conspiracy
Lowndes County Sher- tion about the individuals Allen in the same area as charge at $5,000. Allen
iff’s Office Major Greg involved and going over clothes matching those will remain in custody at
Wright, who is heading evidence. descriptions and took Al- Lowndes County Adult
the investigation, con- Authorities rushed to len into custody less than Detention Center until his
firmed to The Dispatch Snell’s home after a neigh- two hours after the shoot- scheduled court day in
Friday that the drugs were bor reported hearing ing was reported. May.
Opinion
4A Friday, January 18, 2019
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Dispatch
The
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BETH PROFFITT Advertising Director
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MARY ANN HARDY Controller

Our View

In the wake of a tragedy, Artesia’s strength is shown
The triple murder that Within an hour-and-a-half that all too often these kinds They look out for one another, In choosing the latter re-
shook the small town of after a neighbor made the 911 of investigations do not receive help one another. Residents sponse, Artesia may be a safer
Artesia will leave an indelible call that began the investiga- this type of cooperation. Often are viewed almost as extended community today than it was
mark on the community for tion, a “person of interest” had people are reluctant to share family. just a few days ago. People will
years to come. While there is been detained. information, perhaps out of The tragedy also serves to long remember the tragedy,
nothing that will mitigate the That person, Clark Allen Jr. fear or reprisal, a distrust of affirm the grim fact that none but they will also remember
senseless killing of Artesia of the Sessums community, law enforcement, a misguided of us, no matter where we live, how the community respond-
resident Demario Snell, was formally charged with sense of loyalty to a suspect or are immune from the scourge ed to it. The folks there look
Mauricio Nance of Columbus capital murder Wednesday. even a frustrating attitude of of violence. What the people after each other, which can be
and Tyshun Fields on Tues- While few details of the “it’s not my business.” of Artesia have shown, what a powerful deterrent.
day afternoon, there is some crime have been made pub- That so many Artesia resi- they have modeled for the rest Today, and for some time
comfort in knowing that the lic, law enforcement officers dents helped law enforcement of us, is the proper response to come, the people of Artesia
people of this town of about commended Artesia residents by sharing information says when tragedy strikes. This will share a common sorrow.
500 people responded in a way for their cooperation, which something very positive about kind of crime can rip a com- But if good can come from
that helped law enforcement was likely a major factor in the the town. Part of the explana- munity apart. But, as the tragedy, the bonds of brotherly
in finding the person they swift progress of the investi- tion for that is the nature of a people of Artesia so honorably love displayed by the people of
believe responsible for these gation. small town. In a small town, displayed, it can also bring a Artesia this week have been
deaths. We are reminded, sadly, everybody knows each other. community together. made stronger.

Letter to editor
Voice of the people
End Times
Peter, the Riverwalk in Columbus
might be a tranquil place to be at
the time of the Rapture, but what
comments I have, will not hasten or
delay it. Death and taxes are a giv-
en, the Rapture is in God’s hands. I
like to express my concerns for local
and national matters. I might even
say, I state my opinions, for the ra-
tional thinkers that read the paper.
I understand, we all have opinions
and freedom of speech in America.
Those that disagree with me, don’t
bother me. It is those that agree and
encourage me that makes me want
to write.
If I need to comment on the city’s
decision on new street lights, here
it is: A good idea, if we can pay for
it. But, the real challenge is money
for street maintenance, overtime
and drainage. If the savings for the
street lights can help with our mon-
ey problems in the city, I’m all for
it. But let’s not rush into it. There, I
feel I have done my part, does every-
one feel better now?
God Bless America.
Lee Roy Lollar
Columbus

The World
Today in history
Today is Friday, Jan. 18, the 18th
day of 2019. There are 347 days left
in the year.
At age 70, time to rethink NATO
“Treaties are like roses France, Britain, Italy. rope should now provide for its own
Today’s Highlights in History: and young girls. They last Twelve nations agreed defense.
On Jan. 18, 1957, a trio of B-52’s
while they last.” that an attack on one It was not to be. The architect of
completed the first non-stop,
So said President would be treated as an Cold War containment, Dr. George
round-the-world flight by jet planes,
Charles De Gaulle, who attack on them all. Kennan, warned that moving NATO
landing at March Air Force Base in
in 1966 ordered NATO to Cross the Elbe and into Eastern Europe and former So-
California after more than 45 hours
vacate its Paris headquar- you are at war with us, viet republics would prove a “fateful
aloft.
ters and get out of France. including the U.S. with error.”
NATO this year cele- its nuclear arsenal, Stalin This, said Kennan, would “inflame
On this date: brates a major birthday. was, in effect, told. Hun- the nationalistic and militaristic
In 1778, English navigator The young girl of 1966 dreds of thousands of U.S. tendencies in Russian opinion” and
Captain James Cook reached the is no longer young. The troops returned to Europe “restore the atmosphere of the cold
present-day Hawaiian Islands, alliance is 70 years old. Patrick Buchanan to send the message that war in East-West relations.” Kennan
which he named the “Sandwich And under this aging America was serious. was proven right.
Islands.” NATO today, the U.S. is committed Crucial to the alliance was the Yal- America is now burdened with
In 1904, actor Cary Grant was to treat an attack on any one of 28 ta line dividing Europe agreed to by the duty to defend Europe from the
born Archibald Leach in Bristol, nations from Estonia to Montenegro Stalin, FDR and Churchill at the 1945 Atlantic to the Baltic, even as we face
England. to Romania to Albania as an attack Crimean summit on the Black Sea. a far greater threat in China, with
In 1911, the first landing of on the United States. U.S. presidents, even when an economy and population 10 times
an aircraft on a ship took place The time is ripe for a strategic re- monstrous outrages were committed that of Russia.
as pilot Eugene B. Ely brought view of these war guarantees to fight in Soviet-occupied Europe, did not And we must do this with a
his Curtiss biplane in for a safe a nuclear-armed Russia in defense cross this line into the Soviet sphere. defense budget that is not half the
landing on the deck of the armored of countries across the length of Eu- Truman did not send armored share of the federal budget or the
cruiser USS Pennsylvania in San rope that few could find on a map. units up the highway to Berlin. He GDP that Eisenhower and Kennedy
Francisco Harbor. Apparently, President Donald launched an airlift to break the Ber- had.
In 1919, the Paris Peace Con- Trump, on trips to Europe, raised lin blockade. Ike did not intervene to Trump is president today because
ference, held to negotiate peace questions as to whether these war save the Hungarian rebels in 1956. the American people concluded that
treaties ending the First World guarantees comport with vital U.S. JFK confined his rage at the building our foreign policy elite, with their
War, opened in Versailles (vehr- interests and whether they could of the Berlin Wall to the rhetorical: endless interventions where no vital
SY’), France. pass a rigorous cost-benefit analysis. “Ich bin ein Berliner.” U.S. interest was imperiled, had bled
In 1936, Nobel Prize-winning The shock of our establishment LBJ did nothing to help the and virtually bankrupted us, while
author Rudyard Kipling, 70, died in that Trump even raised this issue in Czechs when, before the Democratic kicking away all of the fruits of our
London. front of Europeans suggests that the convention in 1968, Leonid Brezhnev Cold War victory.
In 1943, during World War II, establishment, frozen in the realities sent Warsaw Pact tank armies to Halfway into Trump’s term, the
Jewish insurgents in the Warsaw of yesterday, ought to be made to jus- crush the Prague Spring. question is whether he is going to
Ghetto launched their initial tify these sweeping war guarantees. When the Solidarity movement of just talk about halting Cold War II
armed resistance against Nazi Celebrated as “the most success- Lech Walesa was crushed in Gdansk, with Russia, about demanding that
troops, who eventually succeeded ful alliance in history,” NATO has Reagan sent copy and printing ma- Europe pay for its own defense, and
in crushing the rebellion. The had two histories. Some of us can yet chines. At the Berlin Wall in 1988, he about bringing the troops home — or
Soviets announced they’d broken recall its beginnings. called on Mikhail Gorbachev to “tear whether he is going to act upon his
through the long Nazi siege of In 1948, Soviet troops, occupying down this wall.” convictions.
Leningrad (it was another year eastern Germany all the way to the Reagan never threatened to tear it Our foreign policy establishment
before the siege was fully lifted). A Elbe and surrounding Berlin, im- down himself. is determined to prevent Trump from
U.S. ban on the sale of pre-sliced posed a blockade on the city. But beginning in 1989, the Wall carrying out his mandate. And if he
bread — aimed at reducing baker- The regime in Prague was was torn down, Germany was united, means to carry out his agenda, he
ies’ demand for metal replacement overthrown in a Communist coup. the Red Army went home, the War- had best get on with it.
parts — went into effect. Foreign minister Jan Masaryk fell, saw Pact dissolved, the USSR broke Patrick J. Buchanan is the author of
In 1967, Albert DeSalvo, who or was thrown, from a third-story apart into 15 nations, and Leninism “Nixon’s White House Wars: The Bat-
claimed to be the “Boston Stran- window to his death. In 1949, Stalin expired in its birthplace. tles That Made and Broke a President
gler,” was convicted of armed exploded an atomic bomb. As the threat that had led to and Divided America Forever.” To find
robbery, assault and sex offenses. As the U.S. Army had gone home NATO disappeared, many argued out more about Patrick Buchanan and
(Sentenced to life, DeSalvo was after V-E Day, the U.S. formed a that the alliance created to deal with read features by other Creators writers
killed in prison in 1973.) new alliance to protect the crucial that threat should be allowed to fade and cartoonists, visit the Creators
— The Associated Press European powers — West Germany, away, and a free and prosperous Eu- website at www.creators.com.
The Dispatch • www.cdispatch.com Friday, January 18, 2019 5A

Obituaries
Continued from Page 2A
Patricia Lane father, she is survived by son, Dennis Watson. Iven Russell In addition to her Mckenji Slaughter,
BROOKSVILLE — her husband, Geterrick She is survived by her COLUMBUS — Iven parents, she is survived Tavoris Slaughter, Lish
Patricia A. Lane, 42, died Demon Williams of West children, Wil Watson of Russell, 69, died Jan. 18, by her husband, Ken- Chandler Jr. and Landis
Jan. 17, 2019, at Baptist Point; children, Marcus Vancouver, Washington, 2019, at Baptist Memo- neth Ivy Sr.; children, Chandler.
Memorial Hospital-Gold- Murphy Jr. and Zarcayla Larry Watson of Atlanta, rial Hospital-Golden Kenneth Ivy Jr. and
en Triangle. Murphy of West Point; Flora Watson of Slidell, Triangle. Myles Ivy; goddaughter, Bernice Jackson
Arrangements are sisters, Terrica Hen- Sandra Spraglin of New Arrangements are Marianna Ivy; siblings, NOXUBEE — Ber-
incomplete and will be dricks of Memphis, Ten- Orleans, Louisiana, incomplete and will be Evelyn Slaughter, Tavo- nice Smith Jackson,
announced by Carter’s nessee, and Marquita Wade Watson of Pontiac, announced by Lown- ris Slaughter, Angelina 62, died Jan. 16, 2019,
Funeral Services of Brown of Tuscaloosa, Al- Illinois, George Sherron des Funeral Home of Langford, Jamarcus at Noxubee General
Macon. abama; brothers, Keivan of Columbus, Johnny Columbus. Langford, Cheryl Hub- Hospital.
Weatherspoon, Marshall Anthyony of Texas, Betty bard and Patrice Trayon Arrangements are
Brown and Kenny Wil- Sherron of Brandon, Young. incomplete and will be
Andrew Culver liams, all of Columbus; Linda McDowell of
Joseph Adams Pallbearers will be announced by Carter’s
AMORY — Andrew ETHELSVILLE,
and one grandson. Jackson, Xavier Sherron Kendrick Slaughter, Funeral Services of
Scott “Andy” Culver, 38, Ala. — Joseph C. “Joe”
died Jan. 18, 2019, in of Pearl, Natasha Skyes Bobby Slaughter, Macon.
Adams, 76, died Jan. 17,
Monroe County. Tyshun Fields of Columbus and Nakita 2019, at Baptist Memo-
Services are 4 p.m. to- CRAWFORD — Sherron of Byram; 31 rial Hospital-Golden
day at Cleveland-Moffett Tyshun Bernard Fields, grandchildren and 43 Triangle.
Funeral Home in Amory. 24, died Jan. 15, 2019, in great-grandchildren. Arrangements are
Burial will follow at Artesia. incomplete and will be
Young Memorial Gar- Arrangements are Antonio Reese Jr. announced by Lown-
dens. Visitation will be incomplete and will be WEST POINT — des Funeral Home of
from 2-3:45 p.m. at the announced by Carter’s Antonio D. Reese Jr. “Lil Columbus.
funeral home. Funeral Services of Yo,” 22, died Jan. 8, 2019,
Mr. Culver was born Columbus. in Midland, Texas.
on June 11, 1980, in
Felicia Ivy
Services are 2 p.m. MACON — Felicia A.
Amory to Russell and Demario Snell Sunday at U.F.C.W. Slaughter Ivy, 42, died
Brenda Shelton Hall- ARTESIA — Demario Local #1529 Union Hall in Jan. 14, 2019, at her
mark. Andy grew up Snell, 31, died Jan. 15, West Point with the Rev. residence.
in Amory and attended 2019, in Artesia. Donnell Wicks offici- Services
Amory schools. Arrangements are ating. Burial will follow are 11 a.m.
He was preceded in incomplete and will be at Tibbee Community Saturday
death by his mother. announced by Carter’s Cemetery in West Point. at Pin-
He is survived by Funeral Services of Visitation is Saturday neywood
his stepfather, Russell Columbus. from 3-5 p.m. at the chap- Church of
Hallmark of Amory; el of Carter’s Mortuary God with
his fiancé and mother Mauricio Nance Services of West Point. Calvine
Ivy
of his children, Amber COLUMBUS — Mau- Mr. Reese was Chandler
Stanford of Amory; sons, ricio Nance, 22, died Jan. born Aug. 25, 1996, in officiating. Burial will
Hunter Culver of Mem- 15, 2019, in Artesia. Starkville to Antonio follow at Stovall Ceme-
phis, Tennessee, Preston Arrangements are Reese Sr. and Kimiko tery. Visitation is today
Culver and Jayce Culver incomplete and will be Lane. He was a machine from 1-5 p.m. at Lee-
of Pontotoc and Bentley announced by Carter’s operator at RJ Corman. Sykes Funeral Home.
Culver of Amory; daugh- Funeral Services of In addition to his Mrs. Ivy was born
ters, Montana Culver of Columbus. parents, he is survived by Jan. 13, 1977, in Nox-
Corinth and Olivia Cul- his son, Austin Gibson; ubee County to Diane
ver of Amory; brothers, Leola Sherron two unborn children;
Danny Allred of Smith- Hardin and Howard
STEENS — Leola An- sisters, Jada Evans, Langford.
ville and Jason Isbell of thony Sherron, 81, died Akia Reese, ShaKerria She was preceded in
Amory; sister, Angie Jan. 10, 2019, at Slidell Lane and Zyiah Lane; death by her daughter,
Henton of Pontotoc; and Memorial brother, Ethan Reese; Peoria Ivy; brother,
one granddaughter. Hospital great-grandmother, Eva Eric Slaughter; grand-
Pallbearers are in Slidell,
Josh Chambers, Roger Reese; grandparents: mothers, Amanda
Louisiana. Jimmie Lane, Bonnie Slaughter and Bertha
Griffith, Jacob Zappa,
Services Lane, Wallace Randle and Langford; and grandfa-
Hosea Magallon, Jason
are 11 a.m. Cheryl Lenoir. ther, Will Langford.
Isbell, Roger Phelps and
Saturday
Jonathan Gaston.
at Untied You’ve always said you
Christian Sherron
J.C. Smith Baptist wanted to be buried in
WEST POINT — J.C. Church in Columbus the dress you wore to your
Johnny Buster
Smith, 57, died Jan. 8, with Steven L. James granddaughter’s wedding.
2019. Sr. officiating. Burial
Services are 11 a.m. Preplanning takes care of
will follow at Memorial all the decisions so your
Saturday at Siloam M.B. Gardens Cemetery in John M. “Johnny” Buster,
family doesn’t have to.
Church in West Point Columbus. Visitation is age 72, died Tuesday, January
When Caring Counts...
with the Rev. Elbert Lee Friday from 2-6 p.m. Car- 15, 2019, at Baptist Memorial
officiating. Burial will 1131 N. Lehmberg Rd. Hospital, Columbus MS.
ter’s Funeral Services of Columbus, MS 39702
follow at Siloam Mhoon Columbus is in charge of FUNERAL HOME Services will be held Satur-
Valley Cemetery in West & CREMATORY (662) 328-1808 day, January 19, 2019 at 1:00 PM
arrangements.
Point. Visitation is today at Memorial Gunter Peel, 2nd

Christopher Spencer
Mrs. Sherron was
from 3-6 p.m. at the chap- born May 9, 1935, in Ave N. Chapel, with Bro. Jay
el of Carter’s Mortuary Columbus to the late Street and Bro. Tony Lawrence
Service of West Point. Dennis and Betty Antho- officiating. Burial with full U.S.
Mr. Smith was born Christopher Leo Spencer, 57, Air Force Honors will follow at Bethel Church of
ny. She was a member of of Port Orange, FL passed away
May 5, 1961, in West United Christian Baptist Christ Cemetery, Vernon, AL. Visitation will be
Point to the late J.C. Thursday, January 10, 2019. held at Memorial Gunter Peel, 2nd Ave N. Chap-
Church. Visitation will be Saturday,
Jackson and Lizzie Ran- In addition to her par- el, Friday, January 18, 2019 from 5:00 PM until
dle Smith. January 19, 2019, from 12:30 7:00 PM and again Saturday one hour prior to
ents, she was preceded PM to 2:30 PM at Lowndes Fu-
He is survived by in death by her husband, service.
his wife, Alane Hall neral Home, Columbus, MS. Mr. Buster was born on Friday, August 09,
Jesse D. Sherron; sister, A funeral service will follow at
Smith; daughter, Jessica Cornelius Hines; and 1946 in Augusta, GA, to the late H.C. and Avie
Webber; stepdaughter, 2:30 PM in the Lowndes Fu- Murray Buster, Sr. He was a member of the High-
Taquanda Hall Bush; neral Home Chapel with Rev. way 69 Church of Christ and a lifetime member
sisters, Bessie Patterson, Granville Wiggins officiating. of the Mississippi Vietnam Veterans of Ameri-
Linda Robertson, Mary Interment will be in Living Faith Tabernacle ca. Mr. Buster retired in 1988 from the U.S. Air
Jackson and Joyce Reed, Cemetery, Columbus, MS with Lowndes Funeral Force, where he as a recipient of the Purple Heart
all of West Point, Joann Home, Columbus, MS directing. while serving in the Vietnam War, the Vietnam-
Heart of Oxford, North Mr. Spencer was born September 21, 1961, to ese Cross for Gallantry, the Bronze Star and the
Carolina, Eddie Pearl Charles Spencer and the late Lois Foster Spen- Silver Star. He went on to serve 12 years as a mil-
Holton of Caledonia, cer in Kansas City, MO. He married the former itary police officer in Spain, with his final tour of
Michigan, Bettie Jean Rebecca Melton at the MUW Carrier Chapel in duty as Columbus Air Force Base. He retired in
of Grand Rapids, Michi- Columbus, MS on August 2, 1997. While former- June of 2007 as an officer with the Aberdeen Po-
gan, and Leatha Vurney ly living in Columbus, MS, he attended Victory lice Department after 18 years of service.
of Georgia; brothers, Tabernacle Church. Mr. Spencer along with his In addition to his parents, he was preceded in
Emmitt Smith of West wife were the owner of United LP Tank Inspec- death by his son, Benji Livingston; his grandson,
Point, Willie C. Smith of tion in Port Orange, FL and has been in the pro- Dustin Lee-Benton Turk; and his brother, H.C.
Montgomery, Alabama, Bettye Bridges pane gas tank inspection industry for the past 37 “Buddy” Buster, Jr.
Visitation: years. He enjoyed deep sea fishing, rafting on the
and Jerry Taylor of In- Friday, Jan. 18 • 11-1 PM
Survivors include his wife, Patsy Kaye Buster,
dianapolis, Indiana; and Annunciation Catholic Church
river and country dancing. He loved racing and Columbus MS; daughter, Stacy Turk (Bradley),
two stepgrandchildren. Services: watching NASCAR. In addition to his mother, Tuscaloosa, AL; grandchildren, Bradley Dillion
Friday, Jan. 18 • 1 PM Mr. Spencer is preceded in death by his sister-
Annunciation Catholic Church Turk and Elijah Jordan Turk (Brianna); great-
Burial Diana Burk and brothers- Chuck Spencer and
Demetrick Williams Egger Cemetery Terry Spencer.
granddaughter, Kinsley Grace Turk; cousins,
WEST POINT — Caledonia “Aunt Jeannie” Caldwell, Nancy Caldwell and
Memorial Gunter Peel Mr. Spencer is survived by wife- Rebecca Kevin Caldwell.
Demetrick Shanneal
Funeral Home “Becky” Melton Spencer; step-children- Rev. The Pallbearers will be Major Quinell
Murphy Williams “Dee,” College St. Location Bobby (Amy) Richardson, Cory (Amy) Rich- Shumpert, Corp. Richard Vaughn, John Robin-
40, died Jan. 7, 2019.
ardson, Denver Wartes; grandchildren- Robby son, Jr., Mr. Darrell Clay, Dillon Turk and Elijah
Services are 3 p.m. Johnny Buster Richardson, Austin (Randah) Richardson, Taylor
Saturday at Oak Grove Visitation:
Turk.
(Madison) Richardson, Laurel Richardson, Gar- The Honorary Pallbearers will be Bradley
M.B. Church in Co- Friday, Jan. 18 • 5-7 PM
Memorial Gunter Peel rett Richardson; great-grandchildren- Landyn Turk, Lt. Willie D. Jones, Robert Anderson, Rob-
lumbus with the Rev. Funeral Home Richardson, Easton Richardson; father and ert Kendrick, Jovan Shumpert, James Johnson,
Therman Cunningham 2nd Ave. North Location
Services: stepmother- Charles and Peggy Spencer; broth- Dale Pierce, Tracy Red and Dr. Robert Howland
Sr. officiating. Burial Saturday, Jan. 19 • 1 PM er- Tim Spencer; sisters- Sandy Frazier, Cheryl Memorials may be made to: American Cancer
will follow at Oak Grove Memorial Gunter Peel
Funeral Home Spencer. Society, c/o Mott Ellis, 1557 Mac Davis Road, Co-
Church Cemetery in
2nd Ave. North Location Pallbearers will be Robby Richardson, Aus- lumbus, MS 39702, St. Jude Children’s Research
Columbus. Visitation Burial tin Richardson, Taylor Richardson, Paul Brown, Hospital, P.O. Box 1000 Dept. 142, Memphis, TN
is today from 4-6 p.m. Bethel Cemetery
Near Vernon, AL Isaac Lee, Keith Lee. Honorary Pallbearers will 38101 or the Columbus-Lowndes Humane Soci-
at Pilgrim Grove M.B.
be Ray Taylor, Roger Carruth, Brian Hitchcock, ety, P.O. Box 85, Columbus, MS 39703.
Church in West Point.
Danny Hollis with Scotts Petroleum.
Mrs. Williams was
Memorials may be made to Christopher Spen-
born Sept. 18, 1978,
cer Memorial Fund c/o Lowndes Funeral Home,
in Lowndes County to
1131 N. Lehmberg Road, Columbus, MS 39702 or
Marshall Brown and the
online at lowndesfuneralhome.net.
late Gloria D. Weather-
memorialgunterpeel.com Sign the online guest book at
spoon Godfrey. She was Compliments of
a manager at Wal-Mart. Lowndes Funeral Home www.memorialgunterpeel.com
716 Second Avenue North • Columbus, MS
In addition to her www.lowndesfuneralhome.net
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CELEBRATING A.A. MILNE

Alex Holloway/Dispatch Staff
Starkville Public Library Librarian Loraine Walker reads a Winnie the Pooh story to children during story time at
the library on Tuesday. The library celebrated the birthday of Winnie the Pooh author A.A. Milne, which is today,
during the event.

Heritage
Continued from Page 1A
toward this distinction for in 2009 and 2010. Carlyle
more than a year. said he has been working
“All along the way, the tirelessly to return to that
primary focus was to en- level.
hance the learning expe- Each high school stu-
rience for our students,” dent must supply their
Carlyle said. “We were own iPad to use for class-
blown away. I immediate- room instruction. Junior
ly sent (the email) to Jan- Lauren Short, 16, said she
et. It’s one of those things, couldn’t imagine going to
you work real hard and school any other way.
did all the leg work and “You get to do research
you try to show what we instantly,” Short said.
are doing matters to our “We use our
students. To have some- iPads a lot
one like Apple validate to do our
what we were doing, we broadcasts
were so proud. It just rises and graph-
our standards and expec- ic design
tations. ” and I do
In order to become all that on
an Apple Distinguished iPad. I use Short
School, Heritage had to it a lot for
be a “one-to-one” Mac online books and quiz-
or iPad program for stu- zes. There’s no delay.
dent and faculty for more It’s definitely a privilege.
than two academic years, You look at some schools,
meaning each student they don’t have any type
and teacher had one of of iPad, so just to be able
those devices. to (do) immediate re-
Mary Pollitz/Dispatch Staff
Students and faculty search.” Heritage Academy Headmaster Greg Carlyle announc-
also had to incorporate Primarily, Short uses es the high school’s status as an Apple Distinguished
technological instruction, her iPad to keep up with School Thursday afternoon at the school’s Student Life
while having more than her assignments, write Center. Heritage is now one of only two Apple Distin-
75 percent of faculty rec- papers and hype videos guished Schools in Mississippi.
ognized as Apple teach- for the football team.
ers. All administrators Kidder, who teaches Heritage as a student, Veteran Spanish and
and more than 85 percent art, journalism and graph- said he wished he had French teacher Hope
of Heritage classroom ic design, said without this opportunity in high Friesen tries to have iPad
teachers are now Apple this technology he could school. use every day in her class-
certified. Teachers went not feasibly teach his “If I had picked this up room, with videos, online
through professional de- courses. With computers two years earlier, there’s assignments and game
velopment and training to and iPads, Kidder said his no telling what I would applications for students
prove technological litera- students use nearly every have done,” Kidder said. to learn different languag-
cy and incorporation. adobe application, iMovie “Now, you’re really show- es.
“We did this as a team and simply the internet to ing them what they can “I’ve been in education
together,” Lewis said. gather sources and refer- do and what kind of jobs 35 years,” Friesen said.
“It’s a school-wide distinc- ences for assignments. you can have. I see them “So I’ve seen from no
tion. We did it together “As far as taking it to stepping out of school get- computers in a classroom
and we learned together the next level to what ting their first job. They to one to one. It’s making
and that’s what it made it they’re going to be doing understand things like them prepare for their
so successful.” in college, they could nev- that now. It’s real applica- futures. Their future is
No stranger to this sta- er learn about this until tions. It exposes you to a technology. I believe if
tus, Carlyle said Heritage college if we didn’t have lot more. You have all this they don’t learn to incor-
was recognized as an Ap- this,” Kidder said. information you need to porate it they will not be
ple Distinguished School Kidder, who attended put your work together.” successful.”
Sports
COLLEGE BASKETBALL: No. 7 Mississippi State 89, No. 15 South Carolina 74
SPORTS EDITOR
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BULLDOGS’ TOUGHNESS WINS OUT IN SEC BATTLE
Harris, Schaefer see No. 7 MSU responds
zone as timely move in fourth quarter
By Adam Minichino By Adam Minichino
aminichino@cdispatch.com aminichino@cdispatch.com

STARKVILLE — STARKVILLE — Vic
There’s always work to Schaefer’s message was
be done when you’re the clear: The Bulldogs need-
hunted. ed to be tougher.
An hour before the After watching South
Mississippi State women’s Carolina’s Bianca Jackson
basketball team’s game grab an offensive rebound
against Auburn on Mon- off a missed free throw
day night, associate head and Te’a Cooper bank in
coach Johnnie Harris was a 3-pointer from the left
sitting in the retractable wing at the end of the
bleachers at Auburn Are- third quarter, the Missis-
na with her feet propped sippi State women’s bas-
up. The pose allowed Har- ketball coach implored his
ris to use her legs as a ta- players to raise their level
ble for her laptop, which of play and not give the
was queued up to clips of Gamecocks a chance to
South Carolina. In front build on their momentum
of Harris, the Bulldogs after cutting the deficit to
went through the warmup one point.
paces with strength and MSU responded to
conditioning coach Marci Schaefer’s encouragement
Hoppa to get them ready with one of its best re-
to take on the Tigers. sponses of the season.
Meanwhile, Harris pored Teaira McCowan had
over the video in hopes of 26 points and 24 rebounds,
finding ways to slow down and Jordan Danberry had
the Gamecocks. Harris’ 20 points, six rebounds,
study gave her an idea seven assists, and two
she said she was going to steals Thursday night to
suggest to head coach Vic lead No. 7 MSU to an 89-
Schaefer. 74 victory against No. 15
For those who know South Carolina in a South-
Schaefer, the notion might eastern Conference game
have sounded outlandish. before a crowd of 10,006 at
But Harris’ suggestion Humphrey Coliseum.
to have the Bulldogs play “I thought we just hav-
some zone as a changeup en’t been winning, in my
to its full-court pressure opinion, with the toughness
and its player-to-player de- plays,” Schaefer said. “You
fense proved to be a valu- are sitting there thinking,
able weapon Thursday in ‘Is (Cooper’s 3-pointer) go-
No. 7 MSU’s 89-74 victory ing to come back and haunt
against No. 15 South Car- you?’ But no, it didn’t. Our
olina in a Southeastern kids really buckled down
Conference game before on defense and held them
a crowd of 10,006 at Hum- to 10 points in the fourth
phrey Coliseum. quarter.”
“We talked after watch- Jazzmun Holmes (12
ing film and I told him Jim Lytle/Special to The Dispatch points, five rebounds), An-
my biggest concern with Mississippi State senior center Teaira McCowan (15) goes up for a shot over South Carolina’s Alexis Jennings riel Howard (11 points, six
See DEFENSE, 3B in their game Thursday night at Humphrey Coliseum in Starkville. McCowan had 26 points and 24 rebounds. See TOUGHNESS, 3B

McCowan answers call after
Bibby forced to leave game
By Adam Minichino
Notebook could not take the night
aminichino@cdispatch.com off. I had to go in and ex-
ecute the game plan my
STARKVILLE — team-high 26 points and
coaches gave me through-
Teaira McCowan was ready grabbing 24 rebounds to
out the week.”
to step in and do her part. help the No. 7 Mississippi
State women’s basketball McCowan’s effort
After seeing teammate
Chloe Bibby go down team beat No. 15 South helped MSU (17-1, 5-0
with an apparent injury Carolina 89-74 in a South- SEC) earn the largest re-
35 seconds into the game eastern Conference game bounding margin (49-24)
against South Carolina before a crowd of 10,006 against South Carolina
on Thursday night, Mc- at Humphrey Coliseum. (12-5, 4-1) this season. It
Cowan said she realized “My teammates found was the fourth time this
her teammates needed me,” said McCowan, season the Gamecocks
Jim Lytle/Special to The Dispatch her “extra.” McCowan who had 12 offensive re- were outrebounded in a
Mississippi State sophomore Chloe Bibby reacts Thursday after falling to the floor and responded to Bibby’s bounds. “I knew coming game.
suffering an apparent injury 35 seconds into the game. absence by scoring a in it was big game, so I See NOTEBOOK, 2B

Alabama sends No. 20 Tennessee to fourth-straight loss; The W sweeps
From Special Reports
Roundup drought with 3 minutes, 21 seconds to ruary 1986 and included back-to-back
play, the Crimson Tide had put together home losses for the first time since De-
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Cierra John- a 17-3 run and led 77-60. cember 1996.
son had 17 points and seven rebounds to rebounds, four assists, and two steals to Tennessee lost its first six games of Jasmine Walker had 14 points and
lead five players in double figures Thurs- help the Crimson Tide (10-8, 2-3 SEC) 1970 but only have scores for four of nine rebounds, and Ashley Knight had
day night in the Alabama women’s bas- earn their fifth-straight victory against those games and no results for the next 11 points to help Alabama earn its larg-
ketball team’s 86-65 victory against No. the Lady Volunteers. four. The late Pat Summitt took over the est victory against Tennessee in the his-
20 Tennessee in a Southeastern Confer- It is the first time since 1970 Tennes- program in 1974 and coached the Lady tory of the rivalry.
ence game at Coleman Coliseum. see has lost four consecutive games. Vols to 1,098 wins before stepping down The 21-point win also was the largest
Ariyah Copeland added 16 points, Tennessee (12-5, 1-4) missed its in 2012 because of illness. Holly Warlick margin of victory against a ranked oppo-
nine rebounds, and three blocked shots, first 12 shots of the fourth quarter. By has been the coach since. nent since Feb. 14, 1998, and the biggest
while Shaquera Wade had 15 points, six the time Evina Westbrook broke the The last three-game skid was in Feb- See ROUNDUP, 4B

FOOTBALL: NFL
Saints redeemed secondary confident vs. high-powered Rams
By BRET T MARTEL none of that,” Lattimore said. that ranked 29th against the defense that was shaky early this season, but Lattimore said
The Associated Press “We adjust well.” pass this season is prepared to this season. part of their unflattering rank-
Lattimore backed that up do what it takes to slow down “We’ve just got to continue to ing as a pass defense stems
METAIRIE, La. — Mar-
with his late-game interception the potent Los Angeles Rams be persistent in these meetings from a couple of poor perfor-
shon Lattimore and the Saints’
secondary no longer look — or against Philadelphia last week- with the Super Bowl bid on the with our questions, everybody mances early in the season,
sound — haunted by the “Min- end — his second of the game line. get on the same page and learn- starting with a 48-40 loss to
nesota Miracle” touchdown — securing the Saints’ trip to “We’re ready,” said Saints ing, just applying it on the field Tampa Bay in Week 1 and a 43-
pass that stunningly ended Sunday’s NFC title game. cornerback Eli Apple, who was and going hard.” 37 Week 3 overtime victory at
their playoffs one year ago. Now the question is wheth- brought in via trade to help New Orleans gave up an av- Atlanta.
“We don’t panic. We don’t do er a Saints defensive backfield shore up a New Orleans pass erage of 268.9 yards per game See SAINTS, 4B
2B Friday, January 18, 2019 The Dispatch • www.cdispatch.com

COLLEGE BASKETBALL
Thursday’s Games 23. Minnesota (13-4) beat Wisconsin
Saints
Thursday’s Men’s No games scheduled 78-50. Next: at Nebraska, Sunday. Continued from Page 1B
College Scores Today’s Games 24. DePaul (12-5) did not play. Next: vs.
EAST No games scheduled St. John’s, Friday.
25. Indiana (15-3) did not play. Next: at
“We had a big hole to climb out of
Canisius 65, Quinnipiac 63 Saturday’s Games
Delaware 76, James Madison 69 Florida at Georgia, 11 a.m. (WCBI) Purdue, Sunday. at the beginning of the season. We
Arkansas at Ole Miss, Noon (SEC Network)
Drexel 72, Towson 66
Hofstra 87, UNC-Wilmington 72 Alabama at Tennessee, 1 p.m. SEC Women don’t really worry about that though,”
Missouri at Texas A&M, 2:30 p.m. Conf. Pct. Overall Pct.
Manhattan 58, St. Peter’s 56
Monmouth (NJ) 74, Fairfield 57 (SEC Network) Miss. State 5-0 1.000 17-1 .944 Lattimore said. “We’re winning. So,
Northeastern 69, Coll. of Charleston 60
Siena 66, Niagara 57
Kentucky at Auburn, 3 p.m. (ESPN)
South Carolina at LSU, 5 p.m. (SEC Network)
Missouri
S. Carolina
4-1 .800 15-4
4-1 .800 12-5
.789
.706 we’re good.”
SOUTH
Chattanooga 73, Mercer 70
Mississippi State at Vanderbilt, 7:30 p.m.
(SEC Network)
Kentucky
Auburn
3-2 .600 16-3
3-2 .600 15-3
.889
.833 Lattimore said he also has im-
E. Kentucky 97, UT Martin 73
ETSU 85, VMI 82
Sunday’s Games
No games scheduled
Georgia
Texas A&M
3-2 .600 12-6
2-2 .500 13-4
.667
.765
proved individually since struggling
FIU 77, W. Kentucky 76
Georgia Southern 90, Troy 82 Conference USA
Arkansas
LSU
2-2 .500 13-5
2-3 .400 11-6
.722
.647
some at the beginning of the season
Georgia St. 69, South Alabama 66
Jacksonville St. 91, Belmont 80, OT
Conference All Games Alabama 2-3 .400 10-8 .556 and might be playing his best now.
W L Pct. W L Pct. Ole Miss 1-3 .250 7-11 .388
Marshall 96, FAU 84
Middle Tennessee 89, UTSA 86
Marshall 4 0 1.000 11 6 .647 Florida 1-3 .250 5-12 .294 “I’m just making plays that come
North Texas 4 1 .800 16 2 .889 Tennessee 1-4 .200 12-5 .706
Morehead St. 73, SE Missouri 69 UTSA 4 1 .800 10 8 .556 Vanderbilt 0-5 .000 5-13 .278 my way,” Lattimore said. “I have to be
Old Dominion 64, Louisiana Tech 63 Old Dominion 3 2 .600 13 5 .722
Radford 75, Gardner-Webb 58 FIU 3 2 .600 12 6 .667 Thursday’s Games the one to make those plays. It’s a big-
Samford 80, The Citadel 77 Missouri 61, Georgia 35
Southern Miss. 63, Charlotte 60
UAB
La. Tech
3 2 .600 11 7 .611
3 3 .500 13 6 .684 Mississippi State 89, South Carolina 74 ger stage right now. So, I have to come
Tennessee St. 79, Tennessee Tech 62
UAB 76, UTEP 63
So. Miss. 3 3 .500 11 7 .611
FAU 2 3 .400 11 7 .611
Kentucky 64, LSU 60
Auburn 72, Vanderbilt 70 up and do the job for my team.”
UNC-Greensboro 69, W. Carolina 60
MIDWEST
Rice 2 3 .400 7 11
W. Kentucky 1 3 .250 8 9 .471
.389 Alabama 86, Tennessee 65
Today’s Games
Saints nickel back P.J. Williams
Austin Peay 79, SIU-Edwardsville 71
IUPUI 76, Green Bay 70 UTEP
Charlotte
1 4 .200 6 10
1 4 .200 4 12
.375
.250
No games scheduled
Saturday’s Games
said the Saints’ poor ranking against
Michigan St. 70, Nebraska 64
Milwaukee 81, Ill.-Chicago 69 Middle Tenn. 1 4 .200 4 14 .222 No games scheduled
Sunday’s Games
the pass is misleading because New
Murray St. 83, E. Illinois 61
N. Kentucky 91, Cleveland St. 76 Thursday’s Games LSU at Alabama, 1 p.m. (SEC Network) Orleans ranked first most of the sea-
Southern Mississippi 63, Charlotte 60 Florida at Ole Miss, 3 p.m. (SEC Network)
Nebraska-Omaha 80, W. Illinois 71
Wright St. 80, Youngstown St. 74 Marshall 96, FAU 84 Texas A&M at Georgia, 3 p.m. (ESPN2) son against the run before finishing
Old Dominion 64, Louisiana Tech 63 Monday’s Games
SOUTHWEST
Oral Roberts 77, South Dakota 74 Middle Tennessee 89, UTSA 86 Arkansas at Tennessee, 6 p.m. (SEC Network) second. Meanwhile, Drew Brees and
Missouri at South Carolina, 6 p.m. (ESPN2)
Texas State 80, UALR 62 FIU 77, Western Kentucky 76
Alabama-Birmingham 76, UTEP 63 New Orleans’ high-powered offense
Texas-Arlington 68, Arkansas St. 59
FAR WEST Saturday’s Games No. 7 Mississippi State 89, have staked the Saints to a lot of leads.
Arizona St. 70, Oregon St. 67
BYU 87, Pepperdine 76
FAU at Western Kentucky, 2 p.m.
Southern Mississippi at Old Dominion, 4 p.m. No. 15 South Carolina 74 And when teams fall behind, they
Louisiana Tech at Charlotte, 4 p.m. SOUTH CAROLINA (12-5): Herbert Har-
CS Bakersfield 74, UMKC 73 rigan 5-10 0-0 12, Jennings 2-7 0-0 4, Cooper
Cal St.-Fullerton 69, UC Riverside 61 Rice at North Texas, 6 p.m.
UTEP at Middle Tennessee, 6 p.m. 9-21 7-9 27, Cuevas-Moore 1-4 0-0 2, Harris tend to run less because it takes too
Gonzaga 73, Loyola Marymount 55
Grand Canyon 80, Chicago St. 46 FIU at Marshall, 7 p.m. 5-11 3-4 17, Grissett 2-2 0-0 4, Jackson 3-5 0-0
8, Cliney 0-1 0-0 0, Totals 27-61 10-13 74. much time off the clock.
Hawaii 84, CS Northridge 79 UTSA at Alabama-Birmingham, 8 p.m.
New Mexico St. 87, Seattle 60
Thursday’s Women’s
MISSISSIPPI STATE (17-1): Bibby 0-0
0-0 0, Howard 3-13 4-4 11, McCowan 9-15 8-9 “They can’t run the ball. You got
Oregon 59, Arizona 54
S. Utah 83, Portland St. 69 College Scores
26, Danberry 9-17 2-2 20, Holmes 4-11 4-4 12,
Carter 1-3 0-0 2, Espinoza-Hunter 1-2 0-0 3,
to pass the ball. You’re playing from
Sacramento St. 66, N. Arizona 64
Saint Mary’s (Cal) 75, Santa Clara 55
EAST
Florida St. 91, Boston College 71
Scott 5-7 0-0 11, Taylor 1-1 2-2 4, Totals 33-
69 20-21 89.
behind,” Williams said. “So a team
San Diego 76, Portland 55
San Francisco 53, Pacific 52
Marist 88, Siena 59
Ohio St. 76, Penn St. 71
South Carolina 23 20 21 10 —74
Mississippi St. 26 22 17 24 —89
might get 300 or so passing yards, but
UC Santa Barbara 69, UC Davis 58
Utah Valley 82, Rio Grande 61 Syracuse 82, Pittsburgh 50 3-Point Goals—South Carolina 10-25 at the end of the day, they’re trying to
SOUTH (Herbert Harrigan 2-4, Cooper 2-7, Cue-
Washington 80, Stanford 64
Washington St. 82, California 59 Alabama 86, Tennessee 65 vas-Moore 0-2, Harris 4-8, Jackson 2-4), Mis- come back.”
Auburn 72, Vanderbilt 70 sissippi St. 3-11 (Howard 1-7, Espinoza-Hunter
Weber St. 76, Idaho St. 59
Belmont 64, Jacksonville St. 41 1-2, Scott 1-2). Assists—South Carolina 11 Williams said the Saints are more
The Associated Press Chattanooga 89, Wofford 82
Clemson 71, Georgia Tech 61
(Cooper 6), Mississippi St. 13 (Danberry 7). Re-
bounds—South Carolina 24 (Cooper 5), Missis- concerned with opposing QBs’ com-
Men’s Top 25 Fared Kentucky 64, LSU 60 sippi St. 49 (McCowan 24). Total Fouls—South
pletion rate than how many yards
Thursday Louisville 91, Virginia 43 Carolina 18, Mississippi St. 14. A—10,006.
1. Duke (14-2) did not play. Next: vs. No. 4
Virginia, Saturday.
Marshall 72, FAU 67
Mercer 69, W. Carolina 67 No. 16 Kentucky 64, they allow. On that front, New Orle-
2. Michigan (17-0) did not play. Next: at
Wisconsin, Saturday.
Miami 58, Duke 50
Mississippi St. 89, South Carolina 74 LSU 60 ans ranked somewhat better, at 23rd,
3. Tennessee (15-1) did not play. Next: vs.
Alabama, Saturday.
Morehead St. 82, SE Missouri 54
North Carolina 84, Wake Forest 61
KENTUCKY (16-3): McKinney 2-5 1-2 6,
Wyatt 4-5 0-1 9, Morris 7-12 4-6 20, Paschal allowing a 66.5 percent completion
4. Virginia (16-0) did not play. Next: at No.
1 Duke, Saturday.
Old Dominion 70, Louisiana Tech 59
South Alabama 68, Georgia St. 59
1-6 0-0 3, Roper 4-9 2-2 10, Anyagaligbo 2-4
1-2 5, Green 4-7 0-0 9, Roach 1-1 0-0 2, Totals rate.
5. Gonzaga (17-2) beat Loyola Southern Miss. 65, Charlotte 54 25-49 8-13 64.
LSU (11-6): Mitchell 6-14 2-5 14, Aifuwa
Rams quarterback Jared Goff com-
Marymount 73-55. Next: at Portland, Saturday. Troy 97, Georgia Southern 81
6. Michigan State (16-2) beat Nebraska UNC-Greensboro 55, Samford 54 9-10 1-4 19, Norton 1-8 2-2 4, Pointer 0-2 1-4
1, Richard-Harris 6-10 0-0 16, Bidikuindila 0-0
pleted 28 of 40 passes for 391 yards
70-64. Next: vs. No. 19 Maryland, Monday. UT Martin 87, E. Kentucky 61
7. Kansas (15-2) did not play. Next: at W. Kentucky 94, FIU 82 0-0 0, Brooks 1-5 0-0 2, Cherry 1-6 1-2 4, Spen-
cer 0-0 0-0 0, Totals 24-55 7-17 60.
and three TDs the previous time he
West Virginia, Saturday. MIDWEST
8. Texas Tech (15-2) did not play. Next: at CS Bakersfield 67, UMKC 57 Kentucky 21 10 19 14 — 64 played in the Superdome.
Baylor, Saturday. LSU 14 11 23 12 — 60
9. Virginia Tech (14-2) did not play. Next:
Chicago St. 50, Grand Canyon 48
E. Illinois 75, Murray St. 67 3-Point Goals—Kentucky 6-15 (McK- Whether he’ll be as productive in
inney 1-3, Wyatt 1-1, Morris 2-3, Paschal 1-2,
vs. Wake Forest, Saturday.
10. Nevada (17-1) did not play. Next: vs.
Iowa 75, Michigan 61
Michigan St. 77, Maryland 60 Roper 0-3, Green 1-3), LSU 5-12 (Mitchell 0-1, the rematch depends on how Los An-
Richard-Harris 4-6, Brooks 0-2, Cherry 1-3).
Air Force, Saturday.
11. Florida State (13-4) did not play. Next:
Minnesota 78, Wisconsin 50
Missouri 61, Georgia 35 Assists—Kentucky 11 (Paschal 4), LSU 17 geles decides to attack the Saints, and
(Norton 6). Fouled Out—Kentucky Wyatt, Re-
at Boston College, Sunday.
12. Kentucky (13-3) did not play. Next: at
Nebraska 77, Illinois 67
SIU-Edwardsville 69, Austin Peay 68
bounds—Kentucky 26 (Anyagaligbo 6), LSU 35 how New Orleans responds.
No. 14 Auburn, Saturday.
13. North Carolina (13-4) did not play.
Utah Valley 57, Rio Grande 55
(Mitchell 10). Total Fouls—Kentucky 19, LSU
18. A—1,452. The Rams often favor the running
SOUTHWEST
Next: at Miami, Saturday.
14. Auburn (13-3) did not play. Next: vs.
Middle Tennessee 72, UTSA 52 Alabama 86, game, and rushed 48 times for 273
Texas-Arlington 100, Arkansas St. 73
No. 12 Kentucky, Saturday.
15. Marquette (15-3) did not play. Next:
UAB 74, UTEP 48 No. 20 Tennessee 65 yards in a playoff victory over Dallas
UALR 62, Texas State 47
vs. Providence, Sunday. FAR WEST
TENNESSEE (12-5): Davis 0-5 0-0 0, Green
2-3 0-1 4, Jackson 1-5 2-2 4, Green 6-18 1-2 last week.
16. Buffalo (16-1) did not play. Next: vs.
Eastern Michigan, Friday.
BYU 70, Gonzaga 68
California Baptist 133, Westcliff 43
14, Westbrook 8-20 0-0 19, Collins 1-1 0-0 2,
Harris 0-0 0-0 0, Kushkituah 3-6 1-1 7, Burrell But Los Angeles largely aban-
17. N.C. State (14-3) did not play. Next: at
Notre Dame, Saturday.
Denver 81, N. Dakota St. 54
Long Beach St. 61, Cal Poly 58
5-17 2-2 12, Massengill 1-5 1-2 3, Totals 27-80
7-10 65.
doned the run during its midseason
18. Mississippi (13-3) did not play. Next:
vs. Arkansas, Saturday.
New Mexico St. 75, Seattle 55
Pacific 74, Santa Clara 70
ALABAMA (10-8): Copeland 8-12 0-1 16, Walk-
er 5-11 1-2 14, Abrams 4-7 0-0 8, Johnson 7-17
meeting with the Saints after New
19. Maryland (15-3) did not play. Next: at
Ohio State, Friday. Portland 69, San Diego 60
Portland St. 63, S. Utah 49
1-1 17, Wade 6-10 2-5 15, Craig Cruce 0-0 0-0
0, Knight 3-5 5-6 11, Barber 1-4 0-0 3, Benja-
Orleans raced to a 35-14 lead in the
20. Oklahoma (13-4) did not play. Next: at
Texas, Saturday. Sacramento St. 65, N. Arizona 61 min 0-2 2-2 2, Totals 34-68 11-17 86. second quarter. The Rams wound up
Saint Mary’s (Cal) 80, San Francisco 65 Tennessee 18 16 21 10 —65
21. Houston (17-1) did not play. Next: at
South Florida, Saturday. UC Davis 75, Cal St.-Fullerton 51 Alabama 22 14 24 26 —86 rushing just 19 times in a 45-35 loss.
UC Riverside 88, UC Irvine 72 3-Point Goals—Tennessee 4-23 (Davis
22. Villanova (13-4) did not play. Next: vs.
Xavier, Friday. Weber St. 55, N. Colorado 54 0-2, Jackson 0-3, Green 1-6, Westbrook 3-8, Lattimore said if the Rams aban-
Kushkituah 0-1, Burrell 0-2, Massengill 0-1),
23. Iowa (15-3) did not play. Next: vs.
Illinois, Sunday.
The AP Women’s Top 25 Alabama 7-16 (Walker 3-5, Abrams 0-1, John- doned the run again, New Orleans’
24. Mississippi State (13-3) did not play.
Next: at Vanderbilt, Saturday.
Fared son 2-5, Wade 1-1, Barber 1-3, Benjamin 0-1).
Assists—Tennessee 9 (Westbrook 5), Alabama secondary will have to be prepared
Thursday
25. Indiana (12-5) did not play. Next: at
Purdue, Saturday.
1. Notre Dame (17-1) did not play. Next:
16 (Wade 4). Rebounds—Tennessee 49 (Green
11), Alabama 44 (Copeland 9). Total Fouls— for heavy doses of receivers Brandin
Southern Mississippi 63,
vs. Boston College, Sunday.
2. Baylor (14-1) did not play. Next: vs.
Tennessee 18, Alabama 9. A—2,392. Cooks, whose speed makes him an
West Virginia, Sunday. Auburn 72, Vanderbilt 70 elite deep threat, and Robert Woods,
Charlotte 60 2. UConn (15-1) did not play. Next: at AUBURN (15-3): Howard 1-7 0-0 2, Thomp-
SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI (11-7): Harp- Temple, Saturday.
4. Louisville (16-1) beat Virginia 91-43.
son 8-13 0-3 16, Alexander 5-15 2-2 14, McKay
9-18 0-0 19, Primm 3-6 2-3 8, Jackson 0-0 0-0 0,
who lines up all over the field.
er-Baker 5-6 2-2 12, Rowe 3-5 1-1 7, Griffin
4-13 0-0 10, Edwards 3-12 1-2 7, Holland 5-11 Next: at Wake Forest, Sunday. White 0-0 0-0 0, Benton 2-3 3-3 8, Moore 0-1 0-0 And if the game is close, it could
5. Oregon (15-1) did not play. Next: vs. 0, Sanders 2-4 0-0 5, Totals 30-67 7-11 72.
0-0 14, Hampton 1-2 0-0 3, Watson 0-2 0-0 0,
Draine 4-7 0-0 10, Daniel 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 25-
No. 19 Arizona State, Friday. VANDERBILT (5-13): Fasoula 5-10 be up to the Saints’ secondary to close
6. Stanford (14-1) did not play. Next: vs. 2-2 12, Newby 3-3 1-2 7, Carter 4-7 6-6 14,
58 4-5 63.
CHARLOTTE (4-12): Supica 1-3 2-4 4,
Washington, Friday. Clemons-Green 3-6 1-1 8, Walker 8-12 1-2 25, out another high-stakes affair.
7. Mississippi State (17-1) beat No. Horrocks 2-2 0-2 4, Gordon 0-1 0-0 0, Totals
McGill 5-7 0-0 13, Robb 4-10 2-3 12, Younger 15 South Carolina 89-74. Next: at Florida, 25-41 11-15 70. Last year, that scenario ended with
4-9 1-1 9, Davis 4-14 10-11 20, Blight 0-0 0-0 Auburn 10 19 18 25 —72
0, Mangum 0-1 0-0 0, Haslem 1-1 0-2 2, Martin
Thursday.
8. N.C. State (17-0) did not play. Next: vs. Vanderbilt 20 22 11 17 —70 the Vikings’ Stefon Diggs making a
0-2 0-0 0. Totals 19-47 15-21 60.
Halftime—Southern Miss. 27-22. 3-Point
Virginia Tech, Sunday.
9. Maryland (15-2) lost to No. 17 Michigan
3-Point Goals—Auburn 5-18 (Howard 0-4,
Alexander 2-6, McKay 1-5, Benton 1-2, Sand- leaping catch near the sideline and
Goals—Southern Miss. 9-22 (Holland 4-8, State 77-60. Next: vs. Penn State, Sunday.
10. Oregon State (14-2) did not play. Next:
ers 1-1), Vanderbilt 9-13 (Clemons-Green 1-1,
Walker 8-12). Assists—Auburn 10 (McKay 6), running free to the end zone as time
Draine 2-3, Griffin 2-5, Hampton 1-1, Rowe
0-1, Watson 0-2, Edwards 0-2), Charlotte 7-24 vs. Arizona, Friday. Vanderbilt 19 (Carter 6). Rebounds—Auburn 27
(Thompson 13), Vanderbilt 30 (Newby 10). Total
expired after safety Marcus Williams
(McGill 3-5, Robb 2-7, Davis 2-7, Mangum 0-1, 11. Texas (14-3) did not play. Next: vs.
Martin 0-2, Younger 0-2). Fouled Out—Draine. TCU, Saturday. Fouls—Auburn 18, Vanderbilt 14. A—1,835. missed a tackle and took out team-
Rebounds—Southern Miss. 26 (Edwards 9), 12. Syracuse (15-2) beat Pittsburgh
82-50. Next: at Georgia Tech, Sunday. Missouri 61, Georgia 35 mate Ken Crawley in the process.
Charlotte 34 (Supica 9). Assists—Southern GEORGIA (12-6): Paul 0-2 0-0 0, Robin-
Miss. 16 (Griffin 6), Charlotte 7 (Robb, Young-
13. Gonzaga (16-2) lost to BYU 70-68.
Next: at San Diego, Saturday. son 4-10 3-4 12, Cole 2-8 0-0 4, Connally 3-11 This year, the Saints’ secondary
er, Davis 2). Total Fouls—Southern Miss. 16, 0-0 6, Johnson 3-9 1-1 7, Staiti 0-1 0-0 0, Cald-
Charlotte 10. A—3,889 (9,105).
14. Marquette (14-3) did not play. Next:
vs. Seton Hall, Friday.
well 2-6 0-0 4, Hubbard 0-0 0-0 0, Morrison 1-2 has closed out one playoff victory and
0-0 2, Totals 15-49 4-5 35.
Southeastern 15. South Carolina (12-5) lost to No. 7
Mississippi State 89-74. Next: vs. Missouri,
MISSOURI (15-4): Schuchts 0-2 0-0 0, sounds confident it will rise to that
Aldridge 2-4 0-0 6, Cunningham 9-15 3-3 23,
Conference Men Monday.
16. Kentucky (16-3) beat LSU 64-60.
Roundtree 0-1 0-0 0, Smith 4-10 0-0 9, Berg challenge again, if needed.
Conf. Pct. Overall Pct. 1-1 0-0 3, Porter 1-3 5-6 8, Tahane 0-1 2-2 2,
Tennessee 4-0 1.000 15-1 .938 Next: vs. Missouri, Thursday. Chavis 0-0 0-0 0, Levy 2-3 2-2 7, Troup 1-3 0-0 “We’ve done a great job finishing
S. Carolina 4-0 1.000 9-7 .563 17. Michigan State (13-4) beat No. 9
LSU 3-0 1.000 13-3 .813 Maryland 77-60. Next: at No. 20 Rutgers,
3, Totals 20-43 12-13 61.
Georgia 7 6 15 7 —35 games, making adjustments, playing
Sunday.
Ole Miss
Kentucky
3-1 .750 13-3
3-1 .750 13-3
.813
.813 18. Iowa State (13-4) did not play. Next:
Missouri 11 14 17 19 — 61
3-Point Goals—Georgia 1-9 (Robinson fast, physical, making great plays on
Auburn
Alabama
2-1 .667 13-3
2-2 .500 11-5
.813
.688
vs. Oklahoma, Saturday.
19. Arizona State (12-4) did not play.
1-2, Cole 0-1, Connally 0-3, Johnson 0-1,
Caldwell 0-2), Missouri 9-18 (Schuchts 0-1,
the ball, just got to keep it going,” Ap-
Miss. State
Arkansas
1-2 .333 13-3
1-3 .250 10-6
.813
.625
Next: at No. 5 Oregon, Friday.
20. Rutgers (14-3) did not play. Next: vs.
Aldridge 2-3, Cunningham 2-4, Roundtree
0-1, Smith 1-3, Berg 1-1, Porter 1-1, Levy 1-1,
ple said. “Something we always talk
Georgia
Florida
1-3 .250 9-7
1-3 .250 9-7
.563
.563
No. 17 Michigan State, Sunday.
20. Tennessee (12-5) lost to Alabama
Troup 1-3). Assists—Georgia 7 (Cole 4), Mis-
souri 15 (Levy 5). Fouled Out—Georgia Staiti,
about is closing games. We want that
Texas A&M 1-3 .250 7-8 .467 86-65. Next: vs. Arkansas, Monday. Rebounds—Georgia 27 (Robinson 8), Missouri on our shoulders and that pressure
Missouri 0-3 .000 9-6 .600 22. Iowa (13-4) beat Michigan 75-61. 32 (Cunningham 8). Total Fouls—Georgia 16,
Vanderbilt 0-4 .000 9-7 .563 Next: at Illinois, Sunday. Missouri 11. A—4,004. that comes with it.”

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Continued from Page 1B
As much as McCowan was dom- McCowan’s play when she is “hooked That’s what you want in players that are
inant on the interior, South Carolina up” and “interested,” as MSU coach Vic coming off the bench.”
coach Dawn Staley praised Jordan Schaefer described.
Danberry, Jazzmun Holmes, and
Bre’Amber Scott for their contribu-
“Dangerous,” Holmes said. Numbers game
Staley’s teams at South Carolina
tions. She said the Gamecocks can Scott emerges without Bibby have been known for their defensive
withstand a 20-20 night from Mc- Bibby entered the game fourth on acumen since her first season at the
Cowan, but she said the Gamecocks the team in scoring (12.6 points per school in 2008-09.
have to do a better job to prevent the game). She was shooting 48.1 percent MSU’s 89 points was the most al-
Bulldogs’ other players from scoring from the field and 45 percent (36-for- lowed in a SEC game by South Caro-
above their averages. 80) from 3-point range. lina in Staley’s tenure. It eclipsed the
“(McCowan) is a huge challenge “I’m just going to tell you, everyone 87 points South Carolina allowed to
when we had (former All-American thinks you just go to the next one,” Kentucky in the 2016-17 season. Last
and SEC Player of the Year) A’ja (Wil- Schaefer said. “Chloe has worked her season, South Carolina surrendered
son),” Staley said. “I don’t want to see tail off to be where she is, and to see 80 or more points three times. Prior
her go. She is good for the game. She that happen to her just rips your guts to this season, South Carolina had al-
is good for our league, but I am glad out. It rips your heart out. It’s very dif- lowed 80 or more points in SEC play
there is an outlet for her to continue a ficult. I can’t answer anything (about only seven times under Staley. This
professional career here and abroad.” the possible injury) or (don’t have) season, South Carolina has allowed
McCowan was 9-for-15 from the any idea (about the extent of it).” 80 or more points four times. The pre-
field and 8-for-9 from the free-throw Schaefer didn’t have an update vious three came in losses to Mary-
line. The effort from the line was part about Bibby’s status Friday morning. land, Drake, and Baylor.
of a 20-for-21 night for the Bulldogs “It was a scary moment for any- Staley said people shouldn’t get
that was their best percentage (95.2 one who sees a teammate go down caught up in those numbers.
percent) of the season. McCowan had like that,” said Danberry, who had 20 “That’s not the real score,” Staley
arguably her most active game of the points, six rebounds, seven assists,
said. “We had to foul. We had to shoot
season. In the first quarter, McCowan and two steals. “I remember me and
rebounded a miss by Holmes through some threes. ... We will get back to doing
Jazzmun running back, trying to stop
the arms of South Carolina’s Alexis what we do. Just check the scores before
the ball so someone could go back
Jennings, who was called for a foul. this game, and that’s who we are.”
to see how Chloe was. You just have
Jennings continued to hold her hands to focus on the game even more. It
in the air as she turned her head to makes you want to win the game for Notes
look at the official. McCowan then hit Chloe. Bre’Amber stepped up big The crowd of 10,006 was the
two free throws. time. I knew she would. They have sixth largest in program history.
“I had a lot going into the game,” been practicing well this week, and ... McCowan and Holmes recorded
McCowan said. “I knew that my team- that showed well tonight.” their 116th win to move to 116-16.
mates were going to come inside to Staley praised the play of Scott, They need 10 wins to match last
me. ... I knew I had to pick up the slack who entered the game averaging 6.1 year’s senior class for the program
that Bibby had. I’m not saying no one points in 11.9 minutes per game. wins record (126). ... Scott also took
else would pick it up, but I knew I had “She did what she normally does,” her second charge of the year.
to stand up.” Staley said. “She hits corner threes Follow Dispatch sports editor
Holmes said it best after the game and direct-line drives to the basket. Her Adam Minichino on Twitter @
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Columbus Christian Academy boys basketball team BIATHLON rebounds), and Bre’Amber Scott (11 quarter. The Bulldogs used more
6:30 p.m. — IBU World Cup: Men’s 4x7.5km points) also scored in double figures zone defense in the final 10 minutes
wins relay, Germany, NBC Sports Network
STEENS — Jonathan Peel had 22 points Thursday night to lead COLLEGE BASKETBALL to help MSU (17-1, 5-0 SEC) move in an effort to slow down the Game-
the Columbus Christian Academy boys basketball team to a 63-55 5:30 p.m. — Maryland at Ohio State, FS1 into sole possession of first place in cocks. They also continued to attack
victory against Winston Academy. 6 p.m. — Northwestern at Rutgers, Big Ten Network the league. The team’s 21st-straight the basket in response to Schaefer’s
Lawson Studdard added 10 points and Will Teague and Jeremy 6 p.m. — Ohio University at Toledo, CBS Sports SEC regular-season victory and challenge.
Emerson had eight for the Rams. Network
6 p.m. — St. Joseph’s at St. Louis, ESPN2 30th-straight win in the Hump didn’t “It was just a regular old drive,”
6 p.m. — Eastern Michigan at Buffalo, ESPNU come without a cost, though, as Chloe South Carolina junior guard Tyasha
Pickens Academy boys basketball team wins 7:30 p.m. — Xavier at Villanova, FS1 Bibby apparently was injured 35 sec- Harris said. “We had to have protect
Rafe Brown had a career-high 19 points Thursday night to lead WOMEN’S COLLEGE GYMNASTICS
the Pickens Academy boys basketball team to a 62-57 victory against onds into the game. The sophomore on the help side and the weak side and
5 p.m. — Arkansas at Kentucky, SEC Network
Russell Christian. 6:30 p.m. — Alabama at Georgia, SEC Network starter crumpled to the court at the we didn’t do too good on that part.”
Seth Peeks had 13 points, an Hayden Dyer and Travis Dean had 8 p.m. — Florida at LSU, SEC Network free-throw line making a move from Cooper, who also had five rebounds
nine points for the Pirates (6-10). MEN’S COLLEGE HOCKEY the right wing. She appeared to favor and six assists, said some of her six
n On Tuesday night, Pickens Academy defeated Patrician Acade- 8 p.m. — Notre Dame at Wisconsin, ESPNU
my 51-49. Peeks led the way with 14 points. Lane Goodman added 11. her left knee as she was helped off the turnovers contributed to the Game-
COLLEGE WRESTLING
8 p.m. — Rutgers vs. Iowa, Big Ten Network, Big court. Bibby didn’t return. cocks’ struggles down the stretch.
Track and Field Ten Network
GOLF
“To have what happened to us to-
night, y’all, it’s really what you dread
She also said there were a “few misun-
derstandings on the defensive play.”
Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Alabama, Southern 2 p.m. — Latin America Amateur Championship, as a coach,” Schaefer said. “To see our Staley said the Gamecocks missed
second round, Dominican Republic, ESPN2
Mississippi will compete at Commodore Invitational 2 p.m. — Desert Classic, second round, TGC kids, our bench, our team rally and ad- several defensive assignments, espe-
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Alabama, 6 p.m. — Mitsubishi Electric Championship, just, as a coach, you can’t be prouder.” cially when they helped too long and
and Southern Mississippi indoor track and field teams will compete this second round, Ka’upulehu, Hawaii, TGC
weekend at the Commodore Invitational. Schaefer wasn’t as pleased after gave Espinoza-Hunter too big of a
12:30 a.m. (Saturday) — Singapore Open, third
MSU will make the first of two scheduled trips to the Music City. round, TGC Cooper’s trey gave South Carolina window to shoot from behind the arc.
The meet will kick off Friday and run through Saturday at the Vanderbilt 2:30 a.m. (Saturday) — Abu Dhabi HSBC (12-5, 4-1) the momentum entering South Carolina also didn’t have any
Multipurpose Facility. Championship, final round, Abu Dhabi, TGC the final quarter. The Tennessee answers for McCowan, who scored in
“This meet this weekend gives us a great opportunity to gain some NBA
more momentum,” MSU interim head coach Chris Woods said. “We
transfer also hit a 3-pointer just before double figures for the 17th time this
7 p.m. — San Antonio at Minnesota, ESPN
had a strong opening weekend in several areas, and I’m interested 9:30 p.m. — New Orleans at Portland, ESPN the horn at the end of the first quarter season. It was her 54th career dou-
to see how to take that success and continue to improve on it. Last SKIING as part of a 3-point assault that helped ble-double (15th this season) and her
weekend was also a great learning opportunity, so I’m eager to see how 5 p.m. — FIS Alpine World Cup: Men’s combined, keep the Gamecocks in the game. fifth game with 20-plus points and re-
we improve from meet to meet.” Switzerland, NBC Sports Network But the Bulldogs turned the tide in bounds. She was one shy of matching
The teams will get started at 4 p.m. Friday with the men’s and SOCCER
women’s high jump and the women’s weight throw. The first gun on the 1:30 p.m. — Bundesliga: TSG 1899 Hoffenheim the fourth quarter by turning up the her career high in rebounds she set
track is set for 7 p.m. with the women’s 200 meters before closing out vs. Bayern Munich, FS1 intensity on defense and getting con- last season against Louisville.
the first day with the men’s and women’s 5,000. TENNIS tributions from all comers. Danberry “I thought we did the best we
Competition will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday. MSU’s Carly Terp will 8 p.m. — Australian Open: Day 6, third round, attacked the basket and dribbled into could,” Staley said. “Obviously we
compete in the women’s unseeded 3,000. The Bulldogs will finish up ESPN2
the weekend with the men’s and women’s 4x400 relays. 2 a.m. (Saturday) — Australian Open: Day 6, mid-range jump shots for six points have to figure something out before
On the women’s side, Alabama (No. 7), Kentucky (No. 10), and third round, ESPN2 in the last 10 minutes. McCowan had the get back to us in March, but big T
Georgia Tech (No. 22) headline the field. There will be six Southeastern
Saturday seven points by being a rebounding is going to be big T.”
Conference teams at the meet.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL monster (12 offensive rebounds). An- Espinoza-Hunter’s 3-pointer ac-
MSU’s men face one ranked foe in No. 13 Alabama. There will be
five SEC men’s teams represented this weekend.
11 a.m. — Florida at Georgia, WCBI dra Espinoza-Hunter hit a 3-pointer counted for her only points in 15 min-
11 a.m. — Michigan vs. Wisconsin, ESPN from the right wing off a pass from utes. It gave MSU a 74-66 lead with 7
Ole Miss returns two second-team All-Americans, four sec- 11 a.m. — North Carolina vs. Miami, ESPN2
ond-team All-SEC members, and three members from the 2018 SEC 11 a.m. — Tulsa at UCF, ESPNU Danberry that brought the crowd to minutes, 12 seconds to go. She also
All-Freshman team. 11:30 a.m. — Richmond at Davidson, NBC its feet. Howard and Holmes also had took a charge in the second quarter.
Alabama opened the season last weekend at the Blazer Invitational Sports Network four points in the final stanza to help The Bulldogs didn’t allow the lead to
in Birmingham, Alabama. The team earned two meet records to go Noon — Arkansas at Ole Miss, SEC Network
along with two individual wins and eight top-three finishes. MSU win on a night when it had a 49- dip below eight points the rest of the
1 p.m. — Cincinnati at Wichita State, WCBI
Several Alabama student-athletes posted strong marks to start the 1 p.m. — Kansas vs. West Virginia, ESPN 24 rebounding advantage, its largest way.
season. Sophomore Tamara Clark’s 37.01 seconds in the 300 ranks 1 p.m. — Alabama vs. Tennessee, ESPN2 of the season. The Bulldogs had offen- “I thought we just rallied togeth-
10th all-time in NCAA Division I history. Sophomore Daija Lampkin 1 p.m. — Loyola-Chicago at Indiana State, ESPNU sive rebounds on 23 of their 36 missed er, and I thought we relied on what
(three) and junior Takyera Roberson (seven) also ranked in last week- 1 p.m. — Indiana at Purdue, WLOV field goals (63.9 percent). They also we do every day,” MSU associate
end’s national top-10 in the 300. 1:30 p.m. — Navy at Army, CBS Sports Network
On the men’s side, junior Shelby McEwen’s 7 foot, 4 1/4 in the high 1:30 p.m. — Rhode Island at La Salle, NBC had a 44-22 edge in points in the paint. head coach Johnnie Harris said.
jump ranked second in the nation, while senior Skyler Bowden was Sports Network Scott, a sophomore guard, also “Bre(‘Amber) worked with the first
ninth nationally in the 300 with a 33.75. 2:30 p.m. — Missouri at Texas A&M, SEC Network played a crucial role in a career-high team. Andi comes in and works with
3 p.m. — UCLA at USC, WCBI 27 minutes. She came on after Bibby that first team, so they already had a
Ole Miss 3 p.m. — Kentucky at Auburn, ESPN
3 p.m. — TCU vs. Kansas State, ESPN2 left the game and attacked the basket bit of chemistry. I just thought they
Women’s tennis team will face Hawaii, Washington 3 p.m. — SMU vs. Memphis, ESPNU and stretched the defense by hitting a were prepared for it and did not let the
HONOLULU — The Ole Miss women’s tennis team will face 3:30 p.m. — St. John’s at Butler, WLOV 3-pointer. emotions (of the moment get to them).
3:30 p.m. — Dayton at St. Bonaventure, NBC
Washington and Hawaii in the Weinman Foundation Invitational at the
Sports Network “That just really says a lot about Normally when (an injury happens)
UH Tennis Complex.
Ole Miss will face Washington at 7 p.m. Friday and Hawaii at 3 p.m. 4 p.m. — Pennsylvania at Temple, CBS Sports Scott, and also about this group up emotions can take over. That’s where
Saturday. Network here,” Schaefer said referring to Mc- the toughness showed. I thought they
n Rifle team rockets to highest ranking of season: At Murray, 5 p.m. — Virginia at Duke, ESPN Cowan, Danberry, and Holmes who really gathered together and took
5 p.m. — Texas Tech vs. Baylor, ESPN2
Kentucky, the rifle team moved up six spots to No. 7 — the program’s
5 p.m. — Oklahoma State vs. Iowa State, ESPNU were with him in the post-game me- care of business.”
second-highest ranking — in the latest College Rifle Coaches Associa- dia session. “They really picked up MSU will return to action Thurs-
tion Top 20 poll, announced Wednesday. The boost followed a weekend
5 p.m. — South Carolina at LSU
in which Ole Miss recorded two victories against ranked foes and tallied
5:30 p.m. — Massachusetts at VCU, NBC the pieces, and we moved on. We had day when it takes on Florida at 6 p.m.
Sports Network to adjust tonight, and we really strug- in Gainesville, Florida. The game will
the second-best score in school history (4,685).
6:30 p.m. — Tulane at Connecticut, CBS Sports
The top eight schools will be selected for the NCAA National Network gled with them off the bounce.” be broadcast live on SEC Network+.
Rifle Championships in March. Fifty percent of each team’s score for 7 p.m. — Houston at South Florida, ESPNU MSU was 7-for-12 from the field Follow Dispatch sports editor
selection is determined by averaging the three highest scores fired 7 p.m. — DePaul at Seton Hall, FS1
by each team at three different locations throughout the season. The
(58.3 percent) and held South Caro- Adam Minichino on Twitter @
7:30 p.m. — Penn State at Minnesota, Big Ten lina to 4-for-20 shooting in the fourth ctsportseditor
other 50 percent is comprised of how teams perform at special NCAA

Defense
Network
Qualifier matches. 7:30 p.m. — Mississippi State at Vanderbilt,
Currently, No. 7 through 12 are separated by a three-score average SEC Network
of less than eight points. 9 p.m. — Air Force at Nevada, ESPNU
Ole Miss’ all-time highest ranking came in 2005-06 when it finished WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL Continued from Page 1B
sixth in its only NCAA appearance as a team. 11 a.m. — Navy at Army, CBS Sports Network
Ole Miss will face No. 2 West Virginia at 9 a.m. Saturday in COLLEGE FOOTBALL transition,” Harris said. “They get out different approach.
Morgantown, West Virginia. 4 p.m. — NFLPA Collegiate Bowl, FS1 and run on makes and misses, so I “I don’t think they could stop us. I
n Volleyball team adds Guzik: At Oxford, the volleyball team WOMEN’S COLLEGE GYMNASTICS think once he was able to watch some don’t think we could stop them,” Sta-
added junior outside hitter Izzy Guzik, a transfer from Portland, for the 2:30 p.m. — Ohio State vs. Penn State, Big Ten
2019 season. The Rebels now boast four outside hitters to their roster, Network film he saw it. I don’t know if I planted ley said. “I think it’s pretty evident
including AVCA All-Region honoree Emily Stroup, who ranked second MEN’S COLLEGE HOCKEY the seed, but he saw it and he made the type of adjustments he had to
in the country last season for kills. 4:30 p.m. — Minnesota at Michigan State, Big the call.” make in this game. I have never seen
Guzik, a six-rotation player for the Pilots, appeared in all but three Ten Network Harris said Schaefer watched him play as much zone as he played.
sets during her sophomore campaign, tallying 328 kills. She averaged 6:15 p.m. — Western Michigan at St. Cloud
nearly three a set. She also recorded 278 digs, 43 blocks, and 25 aces, State, Big Ten Network the same clips of South Carolina’s You have to give it up to our players
helping lead Portland, who received votes in the national polls during WOMEN’S COLLEGE HOCKEY games to get a sense of what might for making him make that adjust-
2018, to the quarterfinals of the NIVC Tournament. 4 p.m. — Ohio State at Minnesota-Duluth, FS2 work defensively for MSU. For much ment. Obviously we will regroup to
GOLF of the evening, the Gamecocks (12- come up with a different game plan
1 p.m. — LPGA Tour Golf: Diamond Resorts
Southern Mississippi Tournament of Champions, third round, TGC 5, 4-1 SEC) pushed tempo and at- (for the rematch on March 3) just in
First Pitch Banquet Set for Feb. 2; Members of 2 p.m. — Desert Classic, third round, La Quinta, tacked the basket. Coupled with a case they play a little bit more zone
California, TGC, TGC 10-for-15 effort from 3-point range than anticipated.”
College World Series team set as guest speakers 2 p.m. — Diamond Resorts Tournament of through three quarters, South Car- Harris said Schaefer watched the
HATTIESBURG — Former Southern Mississippi baseball coach Champions, third round, WTVA
Corky Palmer and members of the 2009 College World Series squad 6 p.m. — Mitsubishi Electric Championship, final olina trailed 65-64 with 10 minutes film Tuesday and the Bulldogs worked
will serve as guest speakers for this year’s First Pitch Banquet on round, Ka’upulehu, Hawaii, TGC to play. But the Bulldogs went to the on zone defense for the next two days.
Saturday, Feb. 2, at the Thad Cochran Center. Registration will begin at 12:30 a.m. (Sunday) — Singapore Open, final zone more in the fourth quarter in She said MSU worked on its zone
5 p.m. The event will start at 6 p.m. round, Singapore, TGC
MIXED MARTIAL ARTS an effort to throw the Gamecocks defense prior to its game against Au-
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Golden Eagles’
magical run to close out the 2009 campaign under Palmer’s leadership. 7 p.m. — UFC Fight Night Prelims: Cejudo vs. off. Much like the decision to take burn. The Bulldogs also played zone
The Golden Eagles earned their first regional and super regional Dillashaw, Brooklyn, New York, ESPN the full-court pressure off against for a couple of possessions against the
championships to advance to the mecca of college baseball, Omaha, NBA Georgia, the move helped MSU gain Tigers. Harris said the Bulldogs’ abil-
2:30 p.m. — Oklahoma City at Philadelphia,
Nebraska, for the College World Series. That team finished with a No. 8
WKDH-WTVA control, as South Carolina missed ity to stop the Tigers’ penetration in
final ranking and a 40-26 record in one of the most successful seasons
of any sport in Southern Miss Athletics history. 7:30 p.m. — LA Lakers at Houston, WKDH-WTVA its final 10 3-pointers and shot 4-for- their 85-59 victory might have played
Tickets for the banquet are $25 per person and seating is limited to NHL 20 in the final 10 minutes. a role in Schaefer’s decision to play
the first 400 people. To reserve your seat, call Collin Cargill at 601-266- 6 p.m. — NY Rangers at Boston, NHL TV “We don’t work too much on more zone than he typically likes to
SKIING
6542 or email him at jared.cargill@usm.edu.
4 p.m. — USSA Freestyle Cup: Men’s and zone,” Schaefer said. “I thought, as against South Carolina.
n Inaugural beach volleyball schedule announced: At the game went on, we got more com- For a team that usually relies
Hattiesburg, the beach volleyball team will play its first match in program
Women’s moguls competition, Lake Placid, New
history against Coastal Carolina on Feb. 22 at Spring Hill College.
York, NBC Sports Network fortable with it and became aware of on player-to-player defense as well
SOCCER what they were trying to do to us. as full-court pressure, Harris was
Southern Miss will play its first matches at home March 5 against
6:25 a.m. — Premier League: Wolves vs.
Tulane in the Southern Miss Mardi Gras Challenge. Leicester City, NBC Sports Network It’s funny, we did work on it more pleased to see the Bulldogs respond
8:30 a.m. — Bundesliga: Bayer Leverkusen vs. going into this game than I have all in extended minutes playing zone.
Alabama Borussia Mönchengladbach, FS1
8:30 a.m. — Bundesliga: SC Freiburg vs.
year long. As it turned out, we sure “I thought it was good,” Harris
Gymnastics team opens SEC Competition Friday at needed it.” said. “I thought we were talking. I
Frankfurt, FS2
8:55 a.m. — Manchester United vs. Brighton, South Carolina coach Dawn thought we were communicating. I
Georgia NBC Sports Network Staley said a lot of the game fea- thought we tried to get everything
ATHENS, Ga. — The Alabama gymnastics team will hit the road
for the first time this season to take on Georgia at 6:30 p.m. Friday at 9 a.m. — Premier League: TBA, CNBC tured “back-and-forth” parries to covered. I think most of the 3-point-
Stegeman Coliseum. The SEC Network will broadcast the meet live.
11:30 a.m. — Arsenal vs. Chelsea, WTVA the basket with a lot of success on ers they hit were in transition or
11:30 a.m. — RB Leipzig vs. Borussia
Alabama went 5-1 at two home quad meets to open the season.
Dortmund, FS1 both ends. She felt the Gamecocks’ against man, so I thought we did a
It will compete in its first dual meet of the season while also opening success with Te’a Cooper (game- good job in the matchup (zone).”
Southeastern Conference competition.
TENNIS
Georgia is 1-1-0 after opening at home with a win over Ohio State
8 p.m. — Australian Open: Round of 16, ESPN2 high 27 points), Tyasha Harris (17 Follow Dispatch sports editor
and falling at Oklahoma last weekend.
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CALENDAR
Prep Basketball Men’s College Basketball Florida at Ole Miss, 3 p.m. Sunday’s Matches
Today’s Games Saturday’s Games College Rifle UAB at Alabama, 10 a.m.
Tupelo at Columbus Saturday’s Meet Belmont at Alabama, 4 p.m.
Arkansas at Ole Miss, Noon
New Hope at Leake Central
Caledonia at Pontotoc Alabama at Tennessee, 1 p.m. Ole Miss at West Virginia College Track and Field
Starkville High at Madison Central
West Point at Grenada
Morris College at Mississippi University for Men’s College Tennis Today’s Meets
Women, 3 p.m. Saturday’s Matches Alabama, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Southern
Noxubee County at Kosciusko
Okolona at Aberdeen Southern Mississippi at Old Dominion, 3 p.m. Miss at Commodore Invitational (Nashville,
Michigan at Alabama, 1 p.m.
Heritage Academy at Starkville Academy Mississippi State at Vanderbilt, 7:30 p.m. Tennessee)
Chattanooga at Alabama, 6 p.m.
Oak Hill Academy at Central Holmes Academy
Columbus Christian at Starkville Christian Women’s College Women’s College Tennis Mississippi State at Samford Mult
(Birmingham, Alabama)
Prep Soccer Basketball Today’s Matches
Saturday’s Meets
Today’s Matches Saturday’s Games Ole Miss at Hawaii Spring Invitational
Morris College at Mississippi University for Saturday’s Matches Alabama, Mississippi State, Ole Miss,
Kosciusko at Caledonia, 5 p.m.
Women, 1 p.m. Ole Miss at Hawaii Spring Invitational Southern Miss at Commodore Invitational
Louisville at New Hope, 5 p.m.
Columbus Christian at Pillow Academy, 5 p.m. Old Dominion at Southern Mississippi, 4 p.m. Mississippi State vs. Chattanooga (Birmingham), (Nashville, Tennessee)
Heritage Academy at Starkville Academy, 5 p.m. Sunday’s Games 10 a.m. Mississippi State at Samford Mult
Starkville High at Northwest Rankin, 5:30 p.m. LSU at Alabama, 1 p.m. Mississippi State at Samford, 4 p.m. (Birmingham, Alabama)
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Evangelist Shavell Rice, Evan- month at 7 p.m. For informa- Pakistani security forces guarding the
Bell Ave. hosts an Ordination Sunday.
gelist Clarrissa Hickman and tion, call Pastor Henry Mosley, 54-year-old Bibi prevent her from opening a win-
Service for Min. Willie Moody 662-328-1035.
Evangelist Pam Roberts. Lunch dow in her hiding place, let alone go outside, a
Sr. at 3 p.m. Jan. 20. The public
will be served. The public is Prayer for Youth friend said.
is invited to attend.
invited to attend. Every second and third
Saturday, Pleasant Ridge Faith
Prayer Service Meanwhile, the Supreme Court is weighing
Church of the Eternal Word, a petition by Islamist extremists and right-wing
Pastor Anniversary New Orleans Baptist Center hosts a prayer for the
106 22nd. St. S., Columbus, religious parties that rallied against her acquittal
Program Seminary
youth from 2-3 p.m.
holds prayer service Thurs- and demand her execution.
Sixth Ave. M.B. Church, day nights 5-6 p.m. Contact Her case goes to the core of one of Pakistan’s
1519 6th Ave. N., hosts its Pas-
The New Orleans Baptist
Seminary will begin the Winter
Celebrate Recovery Marie Nabors, 662-549-4322. most controversial issues — the blasphemy law,
tor W.C. Talley and First Lady Calvary Church, 514 Lehm- Church service times: Sunday
session at 7 p.m. Jan. 28 often used to settle scores or intimidate follow-
Barbara Talley 3rd Anniversary berg Road, and Meadowview school 10 a.m.; Sunday
at First Baptist Church, 106 ers of Pakistan’s minority religions, including
Program at 11 a.m. with guest Church, 300 Linden Circle worship 11:15 a.m.; Tuesday
E. Lampkin St. in Starkville. minority Shiite Muslims. A charge of insulting
speaker Min. Tiryan Roby of Mt. in Starkville, host Celebrate Bible study 7 p.m. For informa-
Intense eight-week student
Recovery at 6 p.m. every Sun-
Islam can bring the death penalty.
Ary M.B. Church in Brooksville tion, call Pastor District Elder
of the book of Matthew. All
and at 3 p.m. Jan. 20 with day at Calvary and at 6 p.m. Lou Nabors, 662-329-1234.
former and new students
guest speaker Pastor Leroy every Tuesday at Meadowview
encouraged to attend. For fees
Shelton of Greenfield M.B. and more information, call Dr.
Church. Get help, healing and
support for any habit, hurt or
Fitness
Church and First James Creek
M.B. Church of Brooksville. The
Bill Duncan, 662-323-6448.
hang-up using the Christ-cen- Transformations
tered 12 steps. The Transformational
public is invited to attend.
Gospel Book Club Church, 2301 Jess Lyons
Road, hosts boxing lessons
Prayer Lunch Friendship M.B. Church,
1102 12th Ave. S., invites the
Prayer, Free Coffee Mondays and Wednesday
St. James U.M. Church, 722 Mount Zion Missionary from 5-7 p.m., weight-loss
public to join its Gospel Book
Military Road, hosts its 2nd Baptist Church, 2221 14th boot camp Tuesdays and
Club from 6-7 p.m. beginning
Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Ave. N., hosts free coffee and Thursdays 5-7 p.m. and both
Jan. 25 and then the fourth
Jr. Day Prayer Lunch at 1 p.m. a prayer community outreach on Saturdays 9-11 a.m.
Friday of each month to study
Jan. 21. The public is invited to service from 8-9 a.m. every
and discuss one chapter of
attend. fifth Saturday. For information,
the King James Bible each
contact Jesse Slater, 662- Youth Fellowship
month. For more information, The Transformational
Dr. Martin Luther King call Lillian Murray, 662-570-
328-4979.
Church, 2301 Jess Lyons
Jr. Celebration 1974 or 662-570-5595.
Radio Program Road, hosts Youth Fellowship
Davidson Chapel C.M.E. from 7-8:30 p.m. every Tues-
Church of West Point hosts its Worship Services Apostles Patrick Perkins
invites the public to tune in to
day. Games, prayer, service,
Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Open Doors M.B. Church food, & more. Transportation
Jr. Celebration Jan. 21. The invites the public to Sunday WTWG, radio 1050 AM for Per- available. For information, call
March will commence at 9 a.m. Morning Worship Services fecting the Saints Broadcast, Iris Roberson, 662-295-7456.
from East Half Mile Street and from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. every 1st, Wednesdays 8:30 a.m.

Women Prayer, Worship Watch Night Service
Dr. Martin Luther King Street 2nd & 3rd Sunday of each
at Navastar and the Old B & month at the Travis Outlaw Rockhill community watch
W Parking Lot. The program Sportsplex Center, 405 Lynn Service night service is 10 p.m.
will commence at 10 a.m. at Lane in Starkville. Sunday Church of the Eternal Monday at Sand Creek Chapel
Mar Holmes College with guest School is from 10-10:30 a.m. Word, 106 22nd St. S., holds M.B Church, located at 3818
speaker, the Rev. Lesha Agnew For more information, call 662- a prayer and worship service Rockhill Road in Starkville. The
of Chandler’s Temple C.M.E. 263-7102. every Thursday from 5-6 p.m. Rev. Jerome Wilson and the
Church in Verona. For more Call Marie Nabors, 662-549- Rockhill U.M. Church will be
information, call Anna Jones,
662-494-1024 or 662-494-
Grief Support Group 4322 or 662-329-1234, for the special guest. The public
The Oil of Joy for Grief prayer requests. is invited to attend.
1173. and Mourning offers a grief
support group at 6 p.m. every
Unity in the Community second Thursday of the month Is Estate or
Mt. Peiler M.B. Church, 840 at United Christian Baptist
Long Term Care
Planning Necessary
to Protect Your
Women strive for larger roles Family’s Future?
in male-dominated religions • Do you have a Will, Power of Attorney, and Advanced Health Care
Directive?
• Are you certain that your assets will be distributed according to your
By DAVID CRARY from women’s-rights ac- wishes at your death?
AP National Writer tivists, concluded a re- • Are you confused by the ever changing estate and gift tax laws?
cent Vatican meeting by • Are you worried that one day you may not be able to care for yourself
Women have been declaring that women, as or make the necessary decisions to remain independent and in your
elected heads of national an urgent “duty of justice,” own home?
governments on six con- should have a greater role At Dunn & Hemphill, we can create a plan tailored to fit you
tinents. They have flown in church decision-mak- and your family’s needs. Contact us at (662) 327-4211 to
into space, served in elite ing. discuss your estate and long term care planning options.
combat units and won Many feminist scholars
every category of Nobel
Prize. The global #MeToo
are challenging the right-
fulness of long-standing
Dunn & Hemphill, P.A.
movement, in 15 months, patriarchal traditions in
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has toppled a multitude 662.327.4211 | www.marketstreetlaw.com
Christianity, Judaism and
of powerful men linked to Islam, calling into ques- Offering Peace of Mind, One Client at a Time.
sexual misconduct. tion time-honored trans- W. David Dunn | Christopher D. Hemphill
Yet in most of the lations of verses in the Bi- you call to get a free 30 minute
world’s major religions, ble, Torah and Quran that
Estate or Long Term Care Planning Consultation!
*Background information available upon request.
women remain relegated
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have been used to justify Providing Our Clients Expertise With
to a second-tier status. a male-dominated hierar- Over 50+ Years Of Combined Experience
Women in several faiths chy.
are still barred from ordi-
nation. Some are banned
from praying alongside
men and forbidden from
stepping foot in some
houses of worship alto-
gether. Their attire, from
headwear down to the
length of their skirts in
church, is often restricted.
But women around the
world in recent months
have been finding new
ways to chip away at cen-
turies of male-dominated
traditions and barriers,
with many of them em-
boldened by the surge
of social media activism
that’s spread globally in
the #MeToo era.
Millions of women in
India this month formed
a human wall nearly 400
miles long in support of
women who defied con-
servative Hindu leaders
and entered an important
temple that has long been
off-limits to women and
girls between the ages of
10 and 50.
In Israel, where Or-
thodox Judaism has long
restricted women’s roles,
one Jerusalem congrega-
tion has allowed women
to lead Friday evening
prayers. Roman Catholic
bishops, under pressure
The Dispatch • www.cdispatch.com Friday, January 18, 2019 5b

Religious briefs Freed by court, Pakistani
Usher Ministry Program
New Zion Pilgrim M.B.
Hwy. 389 in Starkville, hosts
its Unity in the Community Cel-
Church, 232 Yorkville Road
East. “Making your grieving
Prayer Ministry
New Beginning Everlast-
Christian woman still a prisoner
ebration in honor of Dr. Martin journey easier.” For more in- By K ATHY GANNON
Church, 5253 New Hope ing Outreach Ministry invites
Luther King Jr. at 11 a.m. Jan. formation, call 662-327-0604 The Associated Press
Road, hosts its Usher Ministry the public to call in with their
21. The public is invited to or e-mail unitedchristian@
Program at 2:30 p.m. Jan. 20. prayer requests at 662-327-
attend. cableone.net. ISLAMABAD — Aasia Bibi, a Pakistani Chris-
Special guest will be the Rev. 9843.
Charles Brown of Pine Grove tian acquitted of blasphemy, still lives the life of
M.B. Church. The public is Women Conference Fellowship Dinner, Praise and Worship a prisoner, nearly three months after her release
invited to attend. For more infor- Truevine Baptist Church,
1719 Sessums Road in Arte-
Youth Service Service
from death row, awaiting a final ruling on her fate.
She spends her days in seclusion for fear of
mation, call 662-327-5590. Pleasant Ridge Faith Cen-
sia, hosts its Annual Women Sulfur Springs MB Church being targeted by angry mobs clamoring for her
ter, 923 Ridge Road, Colum-
Conference at 10 a.m. Jan. holds a praise and worship death. In her hideout, she longs for her children
Ordination Service 26. Guest speakers will be
bus, hosts a fellowship dinner
service the last Friday of each who were taken to Canada for their safety.
Canaan M.B. Church, 2425 and youth service every third
Evangelist Shavell Rice, Evan- month at 7 p.m. For informa- Pakistani security forces guarding the
Bell Ave. hosts an Ordination Sunday.
gelist Clarrissa Hickman and tion, call Pastor Henry Mosley, 54-year-old Bibi prevent her from opening a win-
Service for Min. Willie Moody 662-328-1035.
Evangelist Pam Roberts. Lunch dow in her hiding place, let alone go outside, a
Sr. at 3 p.m. Jan. 20. The public
will be served. The public is Prayer for Youth friend said.
is invited to attend.
invited to attend. Every second and third
Saturday, Pleasant Ridge Faith
Prayer Service Meanwhile, the Supreme Court is weighing
Church of the Eternal Word, a petition by Islamist extremists and right-wing
Pastor Anniversary New Orleans Baptist Center hosts a prayer for the
106 22nd. St. S., Columbus, religious parties that rallied against her acquittal
Program Seminary
youth from 2-3 p.m.
holds prayer service Thurs- and demand her execution.
Sixth Ave. M.B. Church, day nights 5-6 p.m. Contact Her case goes to the core of one of Pakistan’s
1519 6th Ave. N., hosts its Pas-
The New Orleans Baptist
Seminary will begin the Winter
Celebrate Recovery Marie Nabors, 662-549-4322. most controversial issues — the blasphemy law,
tor W.C. Talley and First Lady Calvary Church, 514 Lehm- Church service times: Sunday
session at 7 p.m. Jan. 28 often used to settle scores or intimidate follow-
Barbara Talley 3rd Anniversary berg Road, and Meadowview school 10 a.m.; Sunday
at First Baptist Church, 106 ers of Pakistan’s minority religions, including
Program at 11 a.m. with guest Church, 300 Linden Circle worship 11:15 a.m.; Tuesday
E. Lampkin St. in Starkville. minority Shiite Muslims. A charge of insulting
speaker Min. Tiryan Roby of Mt. in Starkville, host Celebrate Bible study 7 p.m. For informa-
Intense eight-week student
Recovery at 6 p.m. every Sun-
Islam can bring the death penalty.
Ary M.B. Church in Brooksville tion, call Pastor District Elder
of the book of Matthew. All
and at 3 p.m. Jan. 20 with day at Calvary and at 6 p.m. Lou Nabors, 662-329-1234.
former and new students
guest speaker Pastor Leroy every Tuesday at Meadowview
encouraged to attend. For fees
Shelton of Greenfield M.B. and more information, call Dr.
Church. Get help, healing and
support for any habit, hurt or
Fitness
Church and First James Creek
M.B. Church of Brooksville. The
Bill Duncan, 662-323-6448.
hang-up using the Christ-cen- Transformations
tered 12 steps. The Transformational
public is invited to attend.
Gospel Book Club Church, 2301 Jess Lyons
Road, hosts boxing lessons
Prayer Lunch Friendship M.B. Church,
1102 12th Ave. S., invites the
Prayer, Free Coffee Mondays and Wednesday
St. James U.M. Church, 722 Mount Zion Missionary from 5-7 p.m., weight-loss
public to join its Gospel Book
Military Road, hosts its 2nd Baptist Church, 2221 14th boot camp Tuesdays and
Club from 6-7 p.m. beginning
Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Ave. N., hosts free coffee and Thursdays 5-7 p.m. and both
Jan. 25 and then the fourth
Jr. Day Prayer Lunch at 1 p.m. a prayer community outreach on Saturdays 9-11 a.m.
Friday of each month to study
Jan. 21. The public is invited to service from 8-9 a.m. every
and discuss one chapter of
attend. fifth Saturday. For information,
the King James Bible each
contact Jesse Slater, 662- Youth Fellowship
month. For more information, The Transformational
Dr. Martin Luther King call Lillian Murray, 662-570-
328-4979.
Church, 2301 Jess Lyons
Jr. Celebration 1974 or 662-570-5595.
Radio Program Road, hosts Youth Fellowship
Davidson Chapel C.M.E. from 7-8:30 p.m. every Tues-
Church of West Point hosts its Worship Services Apostles Patrick Perkins
invites the public to tune in to
day. Games, prayer, service,
Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Open Doors M.B. Church food, & more. Transportation
Jr. Celebration Jan. 21. The invites the public to Sunday WTWG, radio 1050 AM for Per- available. For information, call
March will commence at 9 a.m. Morning Worship Services fecting the Saints Broadcast, Iris Roberson, 662-295-7456.
from East Half Mile Street and from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. every 1st, Wednesdays 8:30 a.m.

Women Prayer, Worship Watch Night Service
Dr. Martin Luther King Street 2nd & 3rd Sunday of each
at Navastar and the Old B & month at the Travis Outlaw Rockhill community watch
W Parking Lot. The program Sportsplex Center, 405 Lynn Service night service is 10 p.m.
will commence at 10 a.m. at Lane in Starkville. Sunday Church of the Eternal Monday at Sand Creek Chapel
Mar Holmes College with guest School is from 10-10:30 a.m. Word, 106 22nd St. S., holds M.B Church, located at 3818
speaker, the Rev. Lesha Agnew For more information, call 662- a prayer and worship service Rockhill Road in Starkville. The
of Chandler’s Temple C.M.E. 263-7102. every Thursday from 5-6 p.m. Rev. Jerome Wilson and the
Church in Verona. For more Call Marie Nabors, 662-549- Rockhill U.M. Church will be
information, call Anna Jones,
662-494-1024 or 662-494-
Grief Support Group 4322 or 662-329-1234, for the special guest. The public
The Oil of Joy for Grief prayer requests. is invited to attend.
1173. and Mourning offers a grief
support group at 6 p.m. every
Unity in the Community second Thursday of the month Is Estate or
Mt. Peiler M.B. Church, 840 at United Christian Baptist
Long Term Care
Planning Necessary
to Protect Your
Women strive for larger roles Family’s Future?
in male-dominated religions • Do you have a Will, Power of Attorney, and Advanced Health Care
Directive?
• Are you certain that your assets will be distributed according to your
By DAVID CRARY from women’s-rights ac- wishes at your death?
AP National Writer tivists, concluded a re- • Are you confused by the ever changing estate and gift tax laws?
cent Vatican meeting by • Are you worried that one day you may not be able to care for yourself
Women have been declaring that women, as or make the necessary decisions to remain independent and in your
elected heads of national an urgent “duty of justice,” own home?
governments on six con- should have a greater role At Dunn & Hemphill, we can create a plan tailored to fit you
tinents. They have flown in church decision-mak- and your family’s needs. Contact us at (662) 327-4211 to
into space, served in elite ing. discuss your estate and long term care planning options.
combat units and won Many feminist scholars
every category of Nobel
Prize. The global #MeToo
are challenging the right-
fulness of long-standing
Dunn & Hemphill, P.A.
movement, in 15 months, patriarchal traditions in
214 Fifth Street South | Columbus, Mississippi
has toppled a multitude 662.327.4211 | www.marketstreetlaw.com
Christianity, Judaism and
of powerful men linked to Islam, calling into ques- Offering Peace of Mind, One Client at a Time.
sexual misconduct. tion time-honored trans- W. David Dunn | Christopher D. Hemphill
Yet in most of the lations of verses in the Bi- you call to get a free 30 minute
world’s major religions, ble, Torah and Quran that
Estate or Long Term Care Planning Consultation!
*Background information available upon request.
women remain relegated
© The Dispatch

have been used to justify Providing Our Clients Expertise With
to a second-tier status. a male-dominated hierar- Over 50+ Years Of Combined Experience
Women in several faiths chy.
are still barred from ordi-
nation. Some are banned
from praying alongside
men and forbidden from
stepping foot in some
houses of worship alto-
gether. Their attire, from
headwear down to the
length of their skirts in
church, is often restricted.
But women around the
world in recent months
have been finding new
ways to chip away at cen-
turies of male-dominated
traditions and barriers,
with many of them em-
boldened by the surge
of social media activism
that’s spread globally in
the #MeToo era.
Millions of women in
India this month formed
a human wall nearly 400
miles long in support of
women who defied con-
servative Hindu leaders
and entered an important
temple that has long been
off-limits to women and
girls between the ages of
10 and 50.
In Israel, where Or-
thodox Judaism has long
restricted women’s roles,
one Jerusalem congrega-
tion has allowed women
to lead Friday evening
prayers. Roman Catholic
bishops, under pressure
6B Friday, January 18, 2019 The Dispatch • www.cdispatch.com
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General Help Wanted 3200 Completely renovated,
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needed for amsburg Rd. Thurs., Fri.
ment of rent and ment of rent and small church.
FRIENDLY CITY MINI- FRIENDLY CITY MINI- & Sat. 7a-4p. New
Monday & Wednesday, items, jewelry, propane 2BR/1BA located in
WAREHOUSES pursu- WAREHOUSES pursu- 16 hours per week. Historic Downtown
ant to said Leases is ant to said Leases is skin cooker, 10 gal.
Tech and social media milk cans, dishes, fur- Columbus. 2,000 sqft.
authorized to sell the authorized to sell the skills required.
personal property to sat- personal property to sat- niture, bar stools, walk- Hardwood floors
For more info, call ing sticks, pictures, throughout. Open floor.
isfy the past due and isfy the past due and 662-574-1972 Very nice. Incl W&D.
any other charges owed any other charges owed many more items.
Position Announcement $1200/mo. Call
to it by the following ten- to it by the following ten- 662-328-8655.
ants. ants. Town of Caledonia, MS Garage Sales: East 4510
Chief Marshal
NOW THEREFORE, no- NOW THEREFORE, no- PORCH&INSIDE Sale. DOWNTOWN: 2BR/1BA,
tice is hereby given that tice is hereby given that The Town of Caledonia 84 Grace Dr. Sat. 1/19 CH&A, 1 story, W/D,
is seeking a full time historic district, 1 block

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WAREHOUSES will offer WAREHOUSES will offer Chief Marshal to work glassware, books & from downtown, $625/ YESTERDAY’S ANSWER
mo. + $625 dep. NO
Yesterday’sANSWER
answer
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days and nights as more. 662-570-1412.
for sale, and will sell at for sale, and will sell at
needed, and is respons- PETS. 662-574-8789. YESTERDAY’S
auction to the highest auction to the highest
ible for supervising all Peaceful & Quiet area. Sudoku is a number-
bidder for cash all per-
sonal property in stor-
bidder for cash all per-
sonal property in stor- marshal department General Merchandise 4600
placing puzzle based on
Sudoku is a number-
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personnel. The candid-

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WAREHOUSES 903 WAREHOUSES 308 given numbers. The object
officers while providing working condition. is to place the numbers
Alabama St. Columbus, Shoney Drive Columbus, for the protection of Would be good for ba- $335-$600 Monthly.
is to place the numbers
6 9 4 3 5 7 2 8 1
MS, at 8:30 am on the MS, immediately follow- Credit check & deposit.
lives and property, pre- sic web browsing or 8 3 5 6 1 2 4 9 7
1st day of February, ing sale on Alabama word processing. 2Ghz; Coleman Realty, 1 to 9 in the empty spaces
Looking column and each 3x3 box
vention of crime and en- so that each row, each
A.D. 2019. All auctions Street on the 1st day of 2 GB RAM; 250 GB HD. 662-329-2323. so that each row, each
are with reserve and February A.D. 2019. All
forcement of laws and
ordinances within the Computer and built-in 7 2 1 4 9 8 3 5 6
therefore all units can auctions are with re- monitor only; mouse column and each 3x3 box
contains the same number
1, 2, 3 BEDROOM apart-
2 6 3 8 4 5 1 7 9
For
town limits. The Chief
be withdrawn from the serve and therefore all Marshal will be held ac- and keyboard not in- ments & townhouses. contains the same number
only once. The difficulty
sale at any time by the
auctioneer/manager.
units can be withdrawn
from the sale at any
countable to the Mayor cluded. $50 each. Call for more info.
only once. The difficulty 5 4 9 2 7 1 6 3 8
and Board of Alderper- Call 662-574-1561 662-328-8254. level increases from
Title to the personal
property to be sold is
time by the auctioneer/
manager.
sons for the effective
delivery of police ser-
vices to the town.
H&H tool box for stand- DOWNTOWN LOFT.
ard size truck. $195. Very big, nice 1 bed-
In Monday to Sunday.
level increases from
Monday to Sunday.
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at such sale, FRIENDLY property to be sold is Submit applications, of windows. $700 per
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only such title as is ves- CITY MINI-WARE- ments to:
Yamaha.
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lease with the following
and its allowed under
only such title as is ves-
ted in it pursuant to its
Town of Caledonia
Attn: Lindy Thomason 662-418-8984 or 662-
552-1400.
COLEMAN
Mississippi Code Annot- lease with the following PO Box 100 RENTALS Investment Property 8550
ated Section 85-7-121 and its allowed under Caledonia MS. 39740 TOWNHOUSES & APARTMENTS
et seq (Supp 1988). Mississippi Code Annot- townhall@cableone.net STARKVILLE HABITAT GRAVEL FOR SALE on
ated Section 85-7-121 fax: 662-356-4117 for Humanity ReStore is 1 BEDROOM private property. Approx
Carrilla Stallings et seq (Supp 1988). open this Saturday, 6 acres. Will sell or
—E32 Deadline for applica- January 19 from 8-11 2 BEDROOMS lease property located
Christopher T Robertson tions is January 23, AM. Located at 1632 3 BEDROOMS in NE Noxubee County.
Michael Baggett —N100 2019. Rockhill Road in 601-405-3717.
Starkville. Come by for
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LEASE,
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2019. 662-492-4490 COLUMBUS, MS Has asphalt drive &
Thomas Morgan or email to: jm.site ED SANDERS Gunsmith parking, 1200 ft. shop
—E8, E10 FRIENDLY CITY masters@yahoo.com Open for season! 9-5, w/ living area, septic
MINI-WAREHOUSES Tues-Fri & 9-12, Sat. Commercial Property For tank & water meter. No
WITNESS MY SIGNA- By: L.O. Over 50 years experi- Rent 7100 trailers. $45,000. Call
TURE on this the 2nd QUALITY CONTROL
MANAGER NEEDED. ence! Repairs, cleaning, 662-574-0345.
day of January, A.D. Publish: 1/4, 1/11, & refinishing, scopes COMMERCIAL PROPER-
2019. 1/18/2019 Immediate opening at TIES/Retail/Office
Columbus Air Force mounted & zeroed, LAMAR CO. 99+/-
handmade knives. Spaces starting @ acres. Near Kennedy.
FRIENDLY CITY Building & Remodeling 1120 Base. Construction $285/mo. Downtown &
experience required. Located: Hwy 45 Alt, Paved Rd. Small creek,
MINI-WAREHOUSES North of West Point, East Columbus loca-
By: L.O. HOME REPAIRS & CON- Email resume to: tions. 662-435-4188. timber. $198,000.
josh@gsiconstruct.com turn right on Yokahama 662-327-2656.
STRUCTION WORK Blvd, 8mi & turn left on
Publish: 1/4, 1/11, & WANTED. Carpentry, eric@gsiconstruct.com
Darracott Rd, will see OFFICE FOR RENT.
1/18/2019 small concrete jobs, LOWNDES COUNTY 45
sign, 2.5mi ahead shop 30x15. Separate air
electrical, plumbing, Medical / Dental 3300 acres on Sobley & Dav-
Notice to Creditors on left. 662-494-6218. conditioner & bathroom.
roof repairs, pressure is Rd. Excellent hunting.
$400/mo. Located in 1 mile west of Hwy. 69.
washing and mobile HELP WANTED Caledonia. Call 662-
State of Mississippi home roof coating and Business Opportunity 6050 Small creek runs thru
County of Lowndes 574-0082. property. $1375 per
underpinning. No job CARE CENTER OF
HISTORIC DOWNTOWN acre. 205-799-9846 or
too small. 549-7031. ABERDEEN
Letters Administration Columbus: 411 Main OFFICE SPACE: 2,000 205-695-2248.
have been granted and SUGGS CONSTRUCTION St. Office, Retail, Res- square feet. 294
RN SUPERVISOR
issued to the under- Building, remodeling, taurant Space available. Chubby Dr. Flexible leas- WINTER SPECIAL
M-F, 8A-4:30P
signed upon the Estate metal roofing, painting Call 423-333-1124. ing terms. Available 1.95 acre lots.
of Corey Kinder, De- & all home repairs. LPN 3P - 11P now. 662-328-8254. Good/bad credit.
ceased, by the Chan- 662-242-3471 LPN 11P - 7A Apts For Rent: Northside 7010 10% down, as low as
cery Court of Lowndes HISTORIC DOWNTOWN $299/mo. Eaton Land.
County, Mississippi on Tom Hatcher, LLC Apply in person at 520 11TH Street North- Columbus Office, Retail, 662-361-7711
the 16th day of Novem- Custom Construction, Care Center 2BR/1BA, updated, Restaurant Space avail-
ber 2018. This is to Restoration, Remodel- 505 Jackson St, brick, central H&A, ap- able. Call 662-328-
give notice to all per- ing, Repair, Insurance pliances, flooring, paint. Mobile Homes for Sale 8650
Aberdeen 8655 or 662-574-7879.
sons having claims claims. 662-364-1769. EOE $450/month. NO pets. NEW 2017, 16x80 MH
against said estate to Licensed & Bonded NO HUD. Credit check. Houses For Rent: Northside @ The Grove, Colum-
probate and register Call Long & Long, Re- bus. 3BR/2BA, never
same with the Chan- General Services 1360 Professional 3500 altors @ 662-328-0770. 7110
lived in, can be moved.
cery Clerk of Lowndes Available NOW.
EXPERIENCED MS NOTARY seeks an 2BR HOUSE. Stove, ref., New Hope Sch. Dist.
County, Mississippi w/d hookup, window $29k. 662-769-2565.
within 90 days of this CAREGIVER attorney to collect her
personal files, notes, FOX RUN COMPANY LLC a/c, heat electric.
date. A failure to pro- in need of work. 1 & 2 BR near hospital.
*Day/Night and court orders. Addi- $485/mo. Lease- Autos For Sale 9150
bate and register said $595-645/mo. Military dep.+credit check. Cole-
claim will forever bar the Contact 662-574-5181. tional tasks may be
needed. Respond: discount offered, pet man Realty. 329-2323. 1965 MUSTANG, Red,
same. Ref. on Request. area, pet friendly, and
ATTORNEY Automatic, 6cyl, A/C &
PO Box 2031 furnished corporate power steering.
This the 10th day of FREE TRAINING for COLONIAL TOWN-
January 2019. JOB SEEKING WOMEN; Columbus, MS 39704 apartments available.
HOUSES. 2 & 3 bed- $16,000. ACROSS
ON SITE SECURITY.
COMPUTER TRAINING, ON SITE MAINTENANCE. room w/ 2-3 bath town- 662-386-2367. 1 Polite refusal
Shane Kinder RESUME WRITING, & IN- Truck Driving 3700 houses. $600 to $695.
Administrator of the Es- TERVIEW SKILLS;
ON SITE MANAGEMENT.
662-549-9555. Ask for 1991 MERCEDES 500 6 Ranch guests
24-HOUR CAMERA
tate of Tues & Thurs Evening CLASS A CDL DRIVER SURVEILLANCE. Glenn or text. SL. Serviced as re- 11 City on the
Corey Kinder, Deceased classes start February with Truck & Lowboy quired. 106k miles,
5th. Enroll now at Chris- Trailer experience to
Benji @ 662-386-4446 2 tops. Excellent buy! Mohawk
Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm. HOUSE WITH APART-
PUBLISH: 1/11, 1/18, tian Women's Job load, haul, & unload Sat/Sun by appt only. MENT NEAR MUW. $12,500. 662-356- 12 “The truth —
& 1/25/2019 Corps. Min H.S. Dip- heavy construction 323 13th St. N. 3 Blks 6035. there”
loma or Equivalent re- equipment. Overnight from MUW. L/r, d/r,
IN THE CHANCERY quired. Call 662-722- travel required. Only PEAR ORCHARD APTS
b/r, kitchen, large f/r 2013 CHEVY Cruze. 13 Sounds
2BR Townhouse - $585,
COURT OF OKTIBBEHA
COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI
3016 or 662-597-1030 qualified applicants with
W/D incl. Great loca- w/ fireplace, 2BR/3BA. Good condition. 100k 14 Draw out
clean MVR, current Laundry room, outside miles. Black, 4-door.
RETAINER WALL, drive- medical examiner’s tion. $200 processing
fenced patio, screened $5,450. Call Ed @
15 Marshy area
IN THE MATTER OF THE way, foundation, con- certificate and no acci- fee & $50 application 16 Fit to drink
fee. 662-328-9471 or side porch & work room 662-574-0082.
ESTATE OF KENNETH crete, masonry restora- dents need apply. Fax
MORGAN, DECEASED tion, remodeling, base- resume to 662-492- 662-889-7565. WITH ATTACHED APART- 18 The whole
MENT B/r, d/r, kitchen SUPER CHARGED 2004
ment foundation, re- 4490 or email to jm.site & bathroom. NO HUD. Monte Carlo SS. Dale amount
CAUSE NO.:18-cv- pairs, small dump truck masters@yahoo.com Apts For Rent: West 7050
00039-DWC hauling (5-6 yd) load &
Ref. req. Dep. req. Jr. Signature Edition. 19 Easy victim
Pets allowed w/ extra

VIP
$3500. 662-570-2601.
demolition/lot cleaning. Bargain Column 4180 dep. $1075/mo. 20 Chapeau
NOTICE TO CREDITORS Burr Masonry 662-386-7506. Campers & RVs 9300 21 Lively folk dance
Rentals
662-242-0259. 4 TIRES from Chevy
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIV- truck. 17". $100. TOMBIGBEE RV Park, 23 Did galley work
Mobile Homes for Rent 7250
EN that on February 26, WORK WANTED: 662-364-2498. located on Wilkins Wise 25 Poker prize
2018, Letters of Admin- Licensed & Bonded-car- Apartments 3BR/2BA Trailer, New Rd & Waverly Rd. Full 27 Spot to jot
istration were issued by pentry, painting, & de-
the Chancery Court of molition. Landscaping, ALL WOOD King size
bed, frame w/ tall hdbd,
& Houses Hope school dist.
$500/mo & $500 dep.
Hookups available.
$300/mo. 662-328- 28 Dyeing art DOWN 24 Simple card
Oktibbeha County, Mis- gutters cleaned, bush
sissippi to Lynn Morgan, hogging, clean-up work, rails & ftbd. $50. Long 1 Bedrooms Call between 10a-7p. 8655 or 662-574-7879. 30 Take a breather 1 Protein-packed game
Administratrix of the Es- pressure washing, mov- wood dresser. Heavy.
Lots of room. $50 neg. 2 Bedroooms 662-386-4292.
NO TEXT MESSAGES. 33 Soviet space snack 26 “I remember
tate of Kenneth Morgan, ing help & furniture
Deceased. All persons, repair. 662-242-3608 Call 662-364-0606. 3 Bedrooms station 2 “Becket” actor when ...”
resident and non-resid- NICE 3BR/2BA MH in 34 Sue Grafton’s 3 Dads who date, 28 Mississippi port
ent, having claims, ma- Lawn Care / Landscaping MICHELIN TIRES, 2, Furnished & West Lowndes school
“— for Malice” e.g. 29 Family
tured or not, against
this Estate are required
1470 235/50, 17". Good
condition. $80. Unfurnished district. $485/mo +
$485 dep. 662-242- 36 Hole in one 4 Sculpting medium 31 Uncommon
to file the same with the JESSE & BEVERLY'S 662-364-2498. 1, 2, & 3 Baths 7653 or 662-308-7781.
37 Tin or tungsten 5 Coarse files 32 Contacted, in
Clerk of the Court with- LAWN SERVICE. Mow-
in ninety (90) days fol- ing, cleanup, landscap- TALL ADJUSTABLE book- Lease, Deposit RENT A fully equipped 39 Indulgent 6 Lo-cal quaff a way
lowing the date of the
first publication of this
ing, sodding, & tree cut- shelf. 4 shelves. Light & Credit Check camper w/utilities &
cable from $145/wk -
40 Thus far 7 Meat-rating org. 33 Yard plus a bit
ting. 356-6525. color wood. $30 neg. 8 Experts in 35 Work group
Notice, otherwise their Lg. rectangle oak dining viceinvestments.com $535/month. Colum- 41 Watchful
claims will be forever
barred.
Painting & Papering 1620 room table. $70 neg.
Call 662-242-3518. 327-8555 bus & County School
locations. 662-242-
7653 or 601-940-1397. Reuse
43 Superfluous
44 Physical power
duplicity
9 Noted geometer
38 Additional
amount
SULLIVAN'S PAINT
Respectfully submitted, 45 Gets up 10 Spirited horse 42 Singer Reed
the News
SERVICE Apts For Rent: Other 7080
Certified in lead Rooms For Rent 7450 46 Combined by 17 Lifeboat need
LYNN MORGAN, Admin- removal. Offering spe-
istratrix cial prices on interior & WEST POINT: melting 22 Fate
exterior painting, pres- Room - $120/wk. Recycle
By Her Attorney: sure washing & sheet Furnished w/ furn.,
/s/ Reginald Paul Harri-
on
rock repairs.
Free Estimates
appl, utilities & cable.
662-295-4701.
this
Date: November 13,
2018
Call 435-6528
Houses For Sale: Northside NewspapeR
Stump Removal 1790 8150
OF COUNSEL:
Reginald Paul Harrion,
Bar #101053 CONVENIENT 3BR/2BA
SCHWARTZ & ASSO- 512 Lincoln Rd. New
paint, flooring, brick
CIATES, P.A.
162 E. Amite Street shop, fenced backyard Five Questions:
Jackson, MS 39201 & patio. Zoned commer-
Telephone: 601-988- cial, can be home/of-
8888
Facsimile: 601-353-
ALLSTUMP GRINDING
fice. Call 662-328-9634
for more information. 1 The Goa’uld
SERVICE
0217 GET 'ER DONE! Houses For Sale: Southside
2 Newt
We can grind all your
PUBLISH: 1/18, 1/25, stumps. Hard to reach 8300
& 2/1/2019
Gingrich
places, blown over
roots, hillsides, back- 2BR/1BA Gas stove &
yards, pastures. Free heat. Move-in ready. 1
estimates. You find it, BR Apt. attached that
we'll grind it! needs work. $21,000.
Let your 662-361-8379 417 17th St. S.
Call 662-327-8712.
3 Frank
fingers do the Tree Services 1860 Gehry
Houses For Sale: West 8350
walking. A&T Tree Service
Find your FSBO: 3BR/2BA in May-
4 San Diego
Bucket truck & stump
removal. Free est. hew, 1551 Garth Rd.
dream job in Serving Columbus Close to Columbus,
the classifieds! since 1987. Senior
citizen disc. Call Alvin @
Starkville & West Point.
New HVAC, 1.7 acres,
Zoo
242-0324/241-4447 large metal bldg incl. WHATZIT ANSWER
"We'll go out on a limb $139,000. 662-418-
for you!" 8984 or 662-552-1400. 5 Mario Batali Log cabin