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Nora Miller inaugurated as MUW’s 15th president


“Today marks an important milestone in
Becomes first alumnus in school the history of this institution,” said Shane
history to assume the role Hooper, board president for the State Insti-
tutions of Higher Learning, in his opening
Nora Miller, By Slim Smith greeting to the audience. “Nora Miller is an
president of ssmith@cdispatch.com example of all the innovations of this insti-
Mississippi tution that are fortified by its traditions. As
University The inauguration of any university presi- an alumna, and as someone with almost two
for Women, dent is, by nature, a historic event.
receives a decades of experience at this institution, Nora
But when Nora Miller was inaugurated Miller brings a sense of shared experience to
medal from
State Institu- as the 15th president of Mississippi Univer- this position. We have every confidence in her
tions of Higher sity for Women Friday before a gathering of leadership.”
Learning Com- 1,200 at The W’s Rent Auditorium, it marked Miller’s selection to succeed Jim Borsig —
missioner Al another historic milestone in the university’s first as acting president after Borsig’s retire-
Rankins during 135-year history. ment in June, and now as official president —
her inaugura- In a 75-minute ceremony, Miller (class of was based in large part on her wide range of
tion ceremony experience at The W, beginning in 2001 when
Friday. 1983) officially became the first MUW alum-
Courtesy photo/Chris Jenkins nus to assume the president’s post. See Inauguration, 6A

Walters
Thinning the ‘herd’ named sports
State Senate bills seek editor at The
to allow religious, Dispatch
philosophical exemptions Former preps writer
will begin leading
for vaccinating children section on Monday
Dispatch Staff Report

Scott Walters has


been named sports
editor for The Dis-
patch.
By Alex Holloway He will assume the
aholloway@cdispatch.com role starting Mon-
day, replacing Adam
Minichino, who has

F
served as sports ed- Walters
our years ago, Mary zation via vaccines — can around my kind unless you’ve had
itor for more than 10
Esther Elam’s son, Cole, reduce the spread of that all your shots,’ thing,” said Elam,
years.
was battling for his life disease and, in turn, protect whose son now is cancer-free. “Of
against cancer. members of the population Walters first joined The Dispatch
course, we kept him away from staff in August 2011 and has covered
The disease severely weak- who cannot be immunized. anybody with sniffles and hardly
ened his immune system, and Herd immunity is a predominantly high school sports
got him out of the house while we and East Mississippi Community
Elam said the family relied on concept that’s often raised were going through chemotherapy.
“herd immunity” while he was in debates about the College football during his tenure.
We depended on that, and me as a In both 2013 and 2017, he earned
sick. Elam importance of vaccination.
nurse, I know how critical it can be Mississippi Sports Writer of the Year
According to the U.S. Elam, who is a nurse at
for somebody with a compromised honors from the National Sports Me-
Department of Health and Human Henderson-Ward Stewart Ele-
Services, herd immunity, or com- mentary School in Starkville, said immune system. I was terrified that dia Association.
munity immunity, is the concept her firsthand experience with its all it takes is a handshake and it “Journalism has been a reward-
that a high enough percentage of a importance was eye-opening. could be bad. ing part of my life for parts of four
population being protected from a “We were the family that was “Sometimes it’s just a watch and decades now,” Walters said. “Every-
disease — often through immuni- experiencing the, ‘You can’t come See Vaccines, 3A one has a story to tell. As journalists,
it is our job to tell that story and to
See Walters, 3A

Adeline Rollins: A year later


nosed with a rare form of liver
Caledonia girl who required disease called biliary atresia. Margaret
liver transplant has turned the On the day of her surgery,
Adeline weighed just 19 pounds.
Rollins holds
her 2-year-old
corner toward stable health So swollen was the diseased
liver the surgeons removed that
daughter Ade-
line, who had
By Slim Smith she weighed just 17 pounds after a lifesaving
ssmith@cdispatch.com surgery. liver transplant
A. Rollins from her moth-

I
“Her liver was so swollen.
t’s only been a year, but Adeline Rollins is She was like a ball with little er a little more
almost twice the girl she used to be. than a year
arms and legs sticking out,” recalled Mar-
“She’s up to 33 pounds now,” said Ade- ago. Since
garet, who defied the odds by being a donor
line’s mom, Margaret Rollins. “She’s at about the surgery,
match. Parents generally have a 1-in-4 chance Adeline has
the average weight for a 2-year-old.” of being a match. nearly doubled
That’s a far cry from where Adeline was on The effects of the disease went far beyond in weight and
Feb. 20, 2018, the day she received a life-sav- Adeline’s appearance. is having her
ing liver transplant from her mom at Emory “She couldn’t walk. She had never pulled medicines
University Hospital’s Children’s Healthcare herself up to stand,” Margaret said. “So much reduced.
facility in Atlanta after the child was diag- See Adeline, 6A Courtesy photo

Weather Five Questions Calendar Local Folks Public


1 What former heavyweight boxing champ Thursday, Feb. 7 meetings
gave all of his sons the same name? ■ Exhibit opening: A free reception Feb. 4: Board of
2 Name 5 of the 12 countries where the
euro replaced local currency in 2002? from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Columbus Arts Supervisors, 9
3 What ‘60s animated TV series showed Council’s Rosenzweig Arts Center opens a.m., Oktibbeha
its character smoking? an exhibit from Mississippi University for County Court-
4 Who signed bills into law with his right Women’s permanent collection of art- house
Kyle Huang hand — Ronald Reagan, George H.W. works. Refreshments are served at this Feb. 5: Board of
Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush or event open to everyone at 501 Main St. Aldermen, 5:30
Second grade, Heritage
Barack Obama? For more information, contact the CAC,

63 Low 53 5 What poet started one of her most p.m., City Hall
662-328-2787 (closed Mondays). Feb. 12: Planning
High famous poems with the line “I’m nobody!
Mild with clouds and sun Who are you?” and Zoning Com-
Full forecast on
Answers, 6D Friday, Feb. 8 mission, 5:30
p.m., City Hall
page 2A. ■ Jembe Den: Bob Damm of Mississippi
State University’s Department of Music Feb. 12:
presents this percussion student ensem- Starkville-Oktibbe-
Inside ble sharing dance rhythms of Africa at ha Consolidated
Classifieds 5D Lifestyles 1C the Columbus Arts Council’s Rosenzweig School District
Comics Insert Obituaries 7B Arts Center, 501 Main St. More details Board of Trustees,
Crossword 6D Opinions 4A coming soon. For more information, Toni Deshpande, of Narsik, 6 p.m., Greens-
Dear Abby 2D Scene & Seen 1D contact the CAC, 662-328-2787. India, is a vegetarian. boro Center

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Sunday
Did you hear?

Cardi B declined Super Bowl


halftime with ‘mixed feelings’
The associated press Kaepernick helped
start a wave of protests Ask Rufus
ATLANTA — Cardi B by kneeling during the
said she received an offer national anthem to raise
to perform at the Super awareness to police bru-
Bowl, but struggled with tality, racial inequality and
the decision to turn down other social issues. His
the lucrative opportunity efforts ignited a political
in support of ex-NFL play- firestorm over whether
er Colin Kaepernick. social justice needs to be
The Grammy-nom- addressed at the NFL’s
inated rapper told The marquee event.
Associated Press on Fri- Maroon 5 will be joined
day evening that she had by Big Boi of Outkast and
“mixed feelings” after she rapper Travis Scott at half-
declined to take the stage time of the game between
at Super Bowl 53 in Atlan- the Los Angeles Rams and
ta. She said it was a hard
New England Patriots on
decision since her hus-
Sunday. Gladys Knight
band, rapper Offset, loves
will sing the national an-
to watch football, but she
them.
felt obligated to “stand be-
Some, including Rihan-
hind” Kaepernick because
he “stood up” for minori- na and Pink, have report-
ties. edly turned down offers to
“My husband, he loves perform during this year’s
football. His kids play foot- halftime. In a recent song,
ball. It’s really hard for Jay-Z alluded to declining
him. ... He really wants to to perform at the Super
go to the Super Bowl, but Bowl, and Amy Schumer
he can’t go to the Super refused to appear in a TV Courtesy photo

Bowl, because he’s got to ad during the game. French Fort Tombecbe was constructed in 1736 on Jones Bluff about 65 miles southeast of Columbus. It
Last year, Cardi B said served as the base from which Bienville led a French army assault against the Chickasaw Nation in May 1736.
stand for something,” said Shown is a circa 1905 postcard view of the site of Fort Tombecbe.
Cardi B, who is nominated she wouldn’t take the
for five Grammys. She is Super Bowl stage until
competing for both album
and record of the year.
“You have to sacrifice
Kaepernick gets a job.
With Kaepernick still with-
out a team, she is standing The ‘Bold Feat’ of Simon,
a Free Black French Captain
that,” she added. “I got by her words, but will per-
to sacrifice a lot of money form at a downtown con-
to perform. But there’s a cert Saturday. She is host-
man who sacrificed his job ing a party this week and

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for us, so we got to stand will also appear in a Super n the campaign and Magazine, an early soldiers. Their casualties
behind him.” Bowl commercial. 1730s, con- told how: “On London news maga- showed that the mantlets
flict in Eu- the fourth of zine, there is an article were little protection
rope between May (1736) titled “Indians Beat the from musket fire and
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FIVE-DAY FORECAST FOR THE GOLDEN TRIANGLE Diron d’Artaguette by the 1823 edition of started at a run on foot to
was leading another Barclay’s Dictionary as a the height on which the
French force south from kind of movable fortifi- fort lay, and though the
the Illinois District to cation made of timber Indians sallied out, and
attack the Chickasaws sawed into planks with a balls (bullets) were rain-
TODAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY
in coordination with height of about six feet.
Mild with periods of Mostly cloudy, showers A morning shower; Times of rain Rather cloudy ing around him, he held
clouds and sun around; warm otherwise, cloudy Bienville. d’Artaguette They were used in sieges
on, and reaching a troop
63° 53° 67° 57° 74° 61° 75° 63° 79° 48° arrived at the Chickasaw to serve as blinds to
of horses at pasture,
villages first, and with- shelter soldiers from the
ALMANAC DATA picked out a fine mare,
out waiting on Bienville, enemy’s fire. They would
Columbus through 3 p.m. Saturday sprang on her back, and
TEMPERATURE HIGH LOW advanced on them. His normally be on wheels,
Saturday 69° 34° force was routed by cased with tin and three rode back to the camp
Normal 56° 34° the Chickasaws and inches thick. The ones unscathed.”
Record 76° (1962) 1° (1951)
d’Artaguette, with 16 carried by Simon’s It is always interesting
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24 hours through 3 p.m. Sat. 0.00 of his men and a priest, company apparently were to read a old romanti-
Month to date 0.00 were captured and smaller and carried by cized version of a story
Normal month to date 0.40 out of our past and find
Year to date 6.47 later, over the objec- hand with his company
Normal year to date 5.76 tion of the Chickasaw advancing in front of the that it has a very real
TOMBIGBEE RIVER STAGES chiefs, burned alive. other French troops to basis in fact. In his 1910
In feet as of Flood 24-hr. The Chickasaws were shield them from the fire book “Colonial Mobile,”
7 a.m. Sat. Stage Stage Chng.
much impressed with of the Chickasaws. Peter Hamilton was
Amory 20 11.77 -0.39
Bigbee 14 4.77 -1.40 Shown are today’s noon positions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for the day. the “Black Robe” Jesuit The Chickasaw fire absolutely correct when
Columbus 15 6.57 -0.18 Showers T-Storms Rain Flurries Snow Ice Cold Warm Stationary Jetstream priest Father Senat, who was not just from bows he referred to “Simon the
Fulton 20 9.60 -0.25
Tupelo 21 1.95 none
-10s -0s 0s 10s 20s 30s 40s 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s 110s
was said to have sang and arrows but also from brave free black.”
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hymns from the time of muskets provided by En- Rufus Ward is a local
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Capacity Level Chng. Boston 42/35/pc 51/40/pc Orlando 76/57/pc 75/54/pc
7 a.m. Sat.
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Aberdeen Dam 188 163.45 -0.38 Dallas
Stennis Dam 166 136.91 -0.38 Honolulu
72/59/sh 79/61/s Phoenix 65/52/r 65/50/pc In the September 1736 used as human shields in history to him at rufushis-
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Bevill Dam 136 136.34 -0.11 Jacksonville 68/50/pc 70/51/s Salt Lake City 48/42/pc 50/40/sh issue of The Gentleman’s front of the other French tory@aol.com.
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Minichino takes position at MUW Walters


Continued from Page 1A
talked about another position, but the stints as sports editor, news editor and show you someone in a different light.
Longtime sports editor’s interview turned into an audition for designer at the weekly Cheshire Her- “Working with Adam Minichino has
the sports editor position. I want to ald in Connecticut after college. been a delight,” he added. “We formed a
last day is Wednesday thank Henry Matuszak and Danny P. He briefly interrupted his newspa- very strong sports department and kept
DISPATCH STAFF REPORT
Smith, who were working at The Dis- per career to try to become a profes- Golden Triangle area residents current on
patch when I arrived, for helping me sional baseball umpire at the Brink- their favorite teams and athletes. While
Adam Minichino, long- find my footing. Thanks, too, to all of man/Froemming School in Florida. it is a big challenge to be Adam’s replace-
time sports editor for The the parents, correspondents, photog- When that didn’t work out, Minichino ment, I am looking forward to this chal-
Dispatch, has accepted a raphers, coaches, and co-workers who returned to Connecticut to work at The lenge. It will be fun covering a new set of
communications special- have helped us put out a sports sec- Middletown Press. He later worked at coaches and athletes, helping bring their
ist position at Mississippi tion. The Norwich Bulletin before moving stories home to you, the reader.”
University for Women’s “Thanks to Peter Imes for continu- to The Athens Banner-Herald in Ath- A Laurel native, Walters earned a com-
Public Affairs office. ing to give the sports section a strong ens, Georgia, and The Daily Commer- munications degree in 1993 from Missis-
His last day with The voice and for his support of the depart- cial in Leesburg, Florida. At each stop, sippi State University. Before joining The
Dispatch will be Wednes- Minichino ment,” he added. “I thoroughly en- he continued to cover women’s college Dispatch, he worked stints as Southern
day, and he will begin his joyed working with so many great peo- basketball, either at UConn, Georgia, Mississippi University beat writer for the
new role at The W the following day. ple at The Dispatch and in the greater Florida, or South Florida. Meridian Star, high school sports editor
Golden Triangle area. I am confident His wife is Amanda. They have one for the Hattiesburg American and assistant
Minichino joined The Dispatch
Scott Walters and the new additions to son, Austin, 11. sports editor for the Laurel Leader-Call.
staff as sports editor in June 2008.
“For more than 10 years Adam In his career, Walters has earned 19
In addition to leading award-winning the sports department will continue to
has done an excellent job of giving Mississippi Press Association awards for
sports staffs, he has amassed plenty do a great job telling the stories of all
hyper-local sports coverage to every- his writing.
of his own writing accolades from the of the wonderful people in our area.”
thing from individual athletes in ob- “Scott brings to our sports editor posi-
Mississippi Press Association during Minichino’s journalism career scure sports to championship colle- tion not only a compelling writing style but
his tenure. spans more than two decades, begin- giate teams,” Dispatch Publisher Peter vast institutional knowledge of youth, high
Scott Walters, who has worked un- ning with his graduation from the Uni- Imes said. “He had his finger on the school and college athletics in this area,”
der Minichino for eight years, is tak- versity of Connecticut in 1992. He “dis- pulse of area sports. It was rare anyone said Managing Editor Zack Plair. “I’m ex-
ing the sports editor reins. covered” women’s basketball covering was ever able to pass a sports tip on to cited about this opportunity for him and
“I want to thank Birney Imes for Geno Auriemma’s legendary Huskies him; every time we tried, we quickly am looking forward to seeing his capable
giving me the opportunity to work at programs as an undergraduate for the found out he already knew about it and leadership skills shape the future of our
The Dispatch,” Minichino said. “We campus newspaper, and he worked was on it. I wish him the best at the W.” sports coverage.”

Vaccines
Continued from Page 1A
wait kind of thing,” she nation rate in the country, requests for vaccination overall public health. ing any available avenue District 43 Rep. Rob
continued. “You know, Dobbs said, with about exemptions. However, he acknowl- to avoid vaccinating their Roberson (R-Starkville)
somebody can say, ‘Oh, 99.4 percent of school-age “It probably comes to edged he has concerns children. said he would be “ner-
by the way, somebody has children vaccinated. us first, because people about how early vaccines Taylor said he doesn’t vous” about changing the
the flu now,’ and now I’m Dobbs said that high move,” she said. “Say, for are administered to necessarily oppose the state’s vaccination laws,
waiting seven days to be vaccination rate is import- example, they move from children – especially a exemption bills. However, but added he would be
sure my kid doesn’t die.” ant for protecting those Florida, which has reli- schedule that often has he said he’d like to see open to listening to the
Two bills in the state who cannot be vaccinated gious exemptions, and we young children receiving some provisions added to findings of a committee
Senate — SB 2255 and and is like “clearing the send home a note about several shots at once. allow delays in vaccina- tasked to research the
SB 2398 — are seeking debris to prevent wild- it. I have had parents call He also said he’s tions, rather than simply matter.
to allow parents to get ex- fires” in preventing out- and chew me out about it.” concerned the vaccina- exemptions, before voting District 16 Sen. Angela
emptions from the state’s breaks of certain diseases. tion schedule may lead “yes.” Turner-Ford (D-West
vaccination requirements
to attend Mississippi
He pointed to Wash- Legislative reaction to higher rates of autism,
something some contro-
Point) said she has been
ington, which is currently fully opposed to vaccine
schools. The bills look to under a declared health
Dis-
versial and much-debated
Diseases making exemption bills in the
trict 37
allow the exemptions for emergency from a mea- Rep. Gary medical studies have comebacks past. However, she said
philosophical or religious sles outbreak that has, claimed dating back to the Dobbs said MDH is with the right provisions,
Chism
reasons. Currently med- thus far, led to 41 con- 1990s. generally amendable to she may consider support-
(R-Colum-
ical exemptions are the firmed cases, according “I don’t recall, when adjusting when children ing one.
bus) said
only ones legally allowed. to the Washington State I was in K-12, an autistic receive their vaccines, as Dobbs said any vac-
it’s not
Senators Joey Fill- Department of Health. student in my classroom, long as they’re vaccinated cination exemptions can
uncommon
ingane (R-Sumrall) “Measles is crazy or in the school at the by the time they start allow dangerous diseases
to see bills Chism
and Angela Burks Hill contagious,” Dobbs said. introduced time,” Taylor said. “If school. to make preventable come-
(R-Picayune) introduced “Each case can cause 18 each year in an effort there was, it was proba- However, he said backs. Measles, he said, is
the respective bills. new cases in your un-im- to expand vaccination bly one or two. But now, there’s no proven link just one example.
Mississippi requires munized population. To exemptions. He said I believe the number is between vaccines and “Some people think
five shots for children to have what we call popula- they’ve historically somewhere around 1-in-6 autism. that maybe measles isn’t
enroll at a public school tion immunity for mea- struggled to gain trac- or 1-in-7.” “That concern was dangerous,” Dobbs said.
system: DTaP for diphthe- sles, you need to have over tion, and he doesn’t see According to the Cen- raised by fraudulent “It doesn’t kill everybody,
ria, tetanus and pertussis; 95-percent immunity. SB 2255 or 2398 faring ters for Disease Control science of the 1990s and but it’s not a benign dis-
the measles, mumps and “If you look at what better odds. and Prevention, about has been thoroughly ease. In the early 80s, we
rubella (MMR) vaccine; a happened with Washing- Chism said he can 1-in-59 children had been debunked since then,” he thought we had it eradicat-
chicken pox vaccine; a po- ton, they had an exemp- understand families’ diagnosed with Autism said. “Extensive studies ed, but with low vacci-
lio vaccine; and a hepatitis tion rate of about seven concerns about vaccines. Spectrum Disorder as of have shown that vaccines nation rates, it’s coming
B vaccine. A booster for percent, and that was However, he said the law 2014, the last available don’t cause autism.” back.”
tetanus, diphtheria and enough to allow outbreaks should weigh the state’s data year. While the
pertussis, is required be- to occur,” he added. health as a whole. prevalence is lower than
fore going to the seventh Both Elam and Katie “There’s a part of me Taylor’s claim, it is higher
grade. Elliot, a nurse at Cale- that says parents should than the 1-in-150 reported
Other vaccines are donia middle and high be able to decide what in 2000.
suggested but not man- schools, said medical goes into their children,” Taylor said some
datory. exemptions are very rare. Chism said. “If there’s things, such as environ-
Elliot said elementary a religious component mental pollutants, may
Preventing outbreaks students could be partic- to that, that ought to be contribute to the increase.
Thomas ularly at risk for getting considered. But when However, he said he
Dobbs, sick if they haven’t yet you weigh that against thinks it is worth consid-
a health learned how to prevent harming all the other ering revising the vacci-
officer with spreading germs to each children who are in the nation schedule, to reduce
the Missis- other. classroom, it falls by the the number of shots a
sippi De- “They touch each oth- wayside.” child gets at once, and see
partment er’s hands and face, they District if it has an impact.
of Health, sneeze and don’t cover 37 Rep. He also questioned if
said state Dobbs their mouths,” Elliot said. Cheikh people who are seeking
law cur- “All those kinds of things Taylor religious exemptions are
rently only allows medical increase the chances of (D-Stark- truly opposed for faith-
exemptions from vaccina- any spread of disease. The ville) said based reasons or are seek-
tions, as recommended vaccines eliminate at least he’s not
by Mississippi licensed those deadly childhood opposed to
physicians. diseases.” vaccines Taylor
As such, Mississippi Elam said school and knows
boasts the highest vacci- nurses sometimes face they’re “critical” for
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Our View

Roses and thorns


A rose to A rose to museum for the rare opportu- affirming way. His enthusi- day’s event as an expression
Nora Miller, Agnes Zaiontz, nity. asm and humanity made him of support and sympathy
who was offi- director of an instant favorite throughout for what can be considered
cially named the Tennes- A rose of campus and makes our grief the collateral damage of the
as Mississippi see-Tombigbee remembrance all the more deep, his legacy budget impasse that produced
University Waterway to Mississippi all the more enduring. Our a 35-day shutdown. Many of
for Women’s 15th president Transportation Museum, who University deepest sympathies are ex- the employees worked without
during an inauguration held was instrumental in bringing for Women tended to Massey’s wife and pay for much of the shut-
Friday at The W’s Rent Audito- the Smithsonian Water/Ways women’s two children and the extended down. The meal was a way to
rium. Miller is also the first W exhibit to town. Columbus is soccer coach Gray Massey, MUW family. acknowledge those sacrifices
alumnus to serve as President. one of 10 U.S. cities chosen whose sudden death at age and show support for our
Her 17 years as an adminis- to host the Smithsonian’s 41 on Jan. 27 has left The W A roses to neighbors. While we hope
trator at The W made her the traveling exhibit, which tells and the broader Columbus the owners there is never again a need for
obvious choice for the posi- the story of water’s historical, community in shock and and staff at J. such an expression, it’s a tes-
tion. Her unique combination societal and cultural impact grief. Although Massey had Broussard’s, tament to all who made this
of talents and experiences, as on the world. The exhibit is been in Columbus just two food vendors effort on behalf of their neigh-
well as her intimate ties with open weekdays from 8 a.m. years, his impact was imme- and volunteers bors. This certainly wasn’t the
The W that go back to the ear- until 4 p.m. through March 8 diate and enduring. From who provided a special meal only effort to support affected
ly 1980s, inspire confidence at the museum, located at 318 administrators to faculty to for those federal employees federal workers. We’ve pre-
among alumni, students, facul- Seventh St. N. The exhibit is athletes — indeed to almost impacted by the recent partial viously acknowledged other
ty, staff and the community. a wonderful learning oppor- everyone who crossed is path government shutdown. About individuals and organizations
We cannot imagine a better tunity, and we encourage — Massey was always eager three dozen federal employ- for their actions, and we again
choice. everyone to pay a visit to the to engage in a meaningful, ees were served at Thurs- express our appreciation here.

Possumhaw
Bring your own bodock ball
“We lay down our tracks every day as sorriest dam he’d ever seen.
if in new snow. We make a path that was We continued walking across the
not there before.” dam toward the sinking sun. Below,
— Gunilla Norris, “Embracing the the fields were plowed; trails were rut-
Seasons” ted up by deer crossing. More than a
few deer were crossing the property —

T
here we probably while we’re inside watching
were the local news.
standing On the other side of the lake we
in the woods, walked the sedge field alongside the
surrounded by wood line. In front of us we spotted a
half-eaten and fox squirrel busily rooting around in
mostly-eaten the grass. It was odd the squirrel didn’t
bodock (bois hightail it off like they usually do.
d’arc) balls. We continued our approach. Finally,
Something when we were steps away, he scurried
had a party. into the woods and disappeared. Sam
Dozens of the thought the squirrel had a limp, maybe
lime green fruit Shannon Bardwell even a bodock thorn in its foot. Around
were scattered us were several squirrel nests, high
across the ground like bowling balls. and swaying in the trees.
The only critters I’ve seen eating When we got close to the roadside,
the fruit are squirrels. I’ve been told we spotted a few more finds: one am-
horses will eat them, thus they are also ber-colored beer bottle, one crushed
called “horse apples,” but I’ve never Bud Light beer can peppered with
witnessed it myself. I supposed as the holes the size of BBs, and one tiny
weather got colder and colder the bodo- rodent skull.
ck balls looked better and better and Sam thought the holes in the can
they started to vanish, until we came were those of a critter trying to get
up on the scattered bits and pieces. pull off and leave for animal habitat and running fast. what was left inside the can. Maybe
It was a brisk afternoon when Sam and to replenish the earth. We followed We laughed at how we used to tear even a guest at the bodock party. And
and I decided to walk the property’s an old road bed while Sam pointed out up a beaver dam and the beaver would the skull ... that’s anybody’s guess.
5,174-foot perimeter. It’d be good rubs and scrapes made by deer. Just build it back. Then one day we figured (Author’s note: I later learned the tiny
exercise, get us out of the house, and over the property line is a deer stand out maybe we should leave his dam, skull was that of a Prairie vole. Inter-
we’d check the property lines at the that probably hasn’t been used in some reserving water for summer’s drought. esting tidbit, Prairie voles are sexually
same time. Sure enough, here and time. We can always hope. Nearby, the So, we built the dam back ourselves monogamous.)
there tree limbs had fallen, some spillway ran from the big lake. That and the beaver never returned. I’m Email reaches Shannon Bardwell of
straddling the fence. Most we could day, like most days, the water was high guessing he thought it was about the Columbus at msdeltachild@msn.com.

Letters to the editor


Voice of the people
Frustrated with image Because South Carolina welcomed can community that has suffered under or not getting the recognition they
positive change, the state has been re- the banner of the Confederate flag. deserve.
Bryant projects warded many times over. Corporations I implore him to listen to his con- I have a hard time believing there
I have come to a stark conclusion: that previously refused to do business are not more good, hard working people
science, to put his constituents above
Gov. Phil Bryant is preventing our state in the state have now dropped their out there, that just want to provide for
himself, and to consider the effect he is
from progressing and moving forward. embargo and have moved into South their family, look out for their neighbors
having on the people he represents.
It’s the governor’s job to tell the story Carolina, providing jobs for many of and want America to be great. We have
The governor is an elected official,
of Mississippi while leading the state its citizens. Why couldn’t Mississippi a “it is what it is” mentality. I will say
and it is his duty to bring progress to
forward to create progress and oppor- follow suit? it is what we make of it. Changing the
our state. If he does not, then it is our
tunity for its citizens. To do this, it is Mississippi has the unfortunate status quo takes getting involved and
duty to make our voices heard and
important that our state develop a pos- distinction of being the poorest state speaking up.
demand our seat at the table. We should
itive aura, a confident and constructive in America. We cannot afford to drive I am a news junkie, but have grown
all take heed and make sure we vote in
outlook and a polished image that says business away. We must make our state tired of the “talking heads” telling me
state elections!
to the rest of the country and the world as hospitable as possible for corpora- what to think. There are a few common
Hopefully moving forward from
that Mississippi is open for business tions and companies to bring jobs here. sense journalists, but mostly it is them
this governor we will make the correct
and respects the fact that your company The Delta is in dire need of employers! opining their opinions. I can think for
embraces diversity. decision and elect someone more fitting
Perhaps then we wouldn’t have to show- to emit a more progressive image of our myself and don’t like to be told how to
Gov. Bryant has utterly failed to shed er the few that come here with massive think. There is more hate baiting out
a positive light on the state. Instead, he state!
tax cuts while our roads and bridges Jerry Fortenberry there and very little journalism today.
has almost become the walking stereo- fall apart. Yes, the Governor recently If we listen to the “left” today, those
type of every negative stigma associat- Columbus
closed many state bridges that were in at the top of the income scale are
ed with Mississippi. disrepair. responsible for most of our problems.
In 2015, after Dylann Roof posed It has been well-documented that the What’s going on? News flash, the wealthy create the jobs.
with Confederate flags and then Confederate symbol has been used as a Late term up to the ninth month Except for the time I was self employed,
proceeded to murder innocent people banner for bigots, racists and murder- abortions approved in New York and I always worked for someone with more
inside a black church in South Carolina, ers. possibility Virginia; the removal of “So money than I had. They created the job
then-Gov. Nikki Haley used that in- It’s almost as if Bryant wants to be help me God” from swearing in oaths; I had, which I was thankful for. Hard
stance as a teachable moment to tell the seen as a caricature of Mississippi. making the comment “Make America work pays good dividends most of the
residents of her state that it was time to It seems that he goes out of his way Great Again” a racist remark; confus- time.
let go of the racism of the past and move to present himself as the down south ing your gender at birth; creation of Capitalism works, socialism doesn’t.
forward. “good ole boy” who is most happy in a an anti-police climate that makes law Capitalism creates jobs, socialism
Haley led at the forefront of the racist culture, regardless of the criti- enforcement an evil thing and the cops doesn’t. 304,00 jobs created in January,
movement for change, which was a cism from his fellow Americans. This is the bad guys. not bad when the government was shut
shining example to the rest of the world unfortunate and needs to change. I think being politically correct has down for three weeks. I like to work for
that yes, America has dark spots in If he were a private citizen, he would run off the rails. What’s going on? my money and keep as much as I can,
our history, but we are willing to shine have the right to proudly display the Our motto at the church I attend is rather than give it to the socialist so it
the light and erase the darkness of our Confederate symbol. As an American, ”Love God, Love people.” The golden can be given away. But that’s me.
past in exchange for the bright future he would be entitled to make decisions rule of days ago, “Do unto others as Let’s work together to make America
of tomorrow. This was an epic period based on his personal opinions. But he you would have them do unto you,” is great.
in American history and helped bring is not a private citizen. He is the gover- not used much today. There are people God Bless America!
some healing to our nation. I respect nor of a diverse population, at least 37 doing good things today, but based on Lee Roy Lollar
her for what she did in South Carolina. percent of which is the African Ameri- today’s news, that group is dwindling Columbus
The Dispatch • www.cdispatch.com Sunday, February 3, 2019 5A

In Washington

Trump is latest to give State of Union in time of turmoil


By DARLENE SUPERVILLE  from office.” the government open past Feb. 15. Be-
The Associated Press No president had ever delivered a Women will surround Trump at fore he spoke in the Oval Office Thurs-
State of the Union address under such State of the Union address day, Pelosi again rebuffed the demand
WASHINGTON — President Donald extraordinary conditions. WASHINGTON — Pelosi behind and belittled him on national security
Trump is the latest chief executive to Speculation was rampant that Clin- and above. Female immigrants, gazing matters.
deliver a State of the Union address at a ton would cancel, according to former down from the balcony. A black wom- Trump will give his speech Tuesday
time of turmoil. Senate historian Donald Ritchie. But not an who ran a close race for governor of before a joint session of Congress at a
But others may have had it even only did Clinton show up, he spoke in Georgia, rebutting. sensitive time in talks to prevent agen-
worse. Abraham Lincoln delivered a characteristic length about a booming When President Donald Trump de- cies from shuttering after the longest
written report during the Civil War, economy, balanced federal budgets and livers his first State of the Union ad- government shutdown in history. Mem-
Richard Nixon spoke while embroiled a proposal to protect Social Security for dress under divided government on bers of Congress are inviting federal
in the Watergate scandal and Bill Clin- the ages. He did not mention the circum- Tuesday, he’ll be surrounded by these workers who went without pay for 35
ton gave one of his State of the Union stances leading up to the impeachment and other living reminders of the 2018 days and are worried about a repeat.
speeches just weeks after he’d been im- vote that threatened his presidency. elections that delivered Democrats the But the striking visual is shaping up
peached in the very same room. “He came and he delivered a message House majority and a record number of to be the new lawmakers who will be ar-
Despite all of that, presidential histo- as if nothing was going on,” Ritchie re- women to Congress. rayed around the president, who were
rian Douglas Brinkley called Trump’s called. “It took a lot of the steam out of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will elected in the wake of Trump’s inflam-
upcoming address on Tuesday “a the impeachment effort against him.” sit just over his shoulder on the dais, matory statements about women, immi-
strange and bizarre State of the Union.” The Senate acquitted Clinton the fol- on-camera, looking out at the assem- grants, Muslims and more.
There’s the continuing federal inves- lowing month. bled lawmakers, Cabinet members, Two female immigrants will be
tigation into Trump campaign contacts Decades earlier, Nixon devoted much Supreme Court justices and diplomats. among the lawmakers’ guests and
with Russia, calls for Trump to be re- of his final State of the Union speech in Seated in front of Trump will be a record seated in the gallery above the House
moved from office and the president’s January 1974 to the country’s energy number of women House members, chamber. One is Victorina Morales,
own threat to again close down parts crisis. But near the end of his remarks, most Democrats and some dressed in who worked for one of Trump’s clubs in
of the government if Congress refuses he added a “personal word” about Water- easy-to-spot white. And in the gallery New Jersey for years even though she
to spend billions of dollars to build his gate. Nixon called for the investigation overhead? Two former employees of was born in Guatemala and lived in the
long-promised U.S.-Mexico border wall. to end, declaring “one year of Watergate Trump’s New Jersey golf club, women U.S. illegally. Morales, a guest of New
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi added to is enough” and said he had no “intention and immigrants, who have spoken out Jersey Democratic Rep. Bonnie Watson
the theatrics surrounding the event by whatever” of resigning. about its hiring practices. Coleman, said in an interview that she
forcing Trump to postpone the speech a But the Republican reversed course Afterward, Stacey Abrams will be- feels respectful toward the president.
week because of the original shutdown, and stepped down that August, becom- come the first black woman to deliver But she does have a message for him
a record 35-day stoppage. ing the only president ever to resign. the Democratic rebuttal. after years of hearing Trump describe
Plenty of State of the Union address- Nixon had faced impeachment by the “I hope she does a good job. I respect immigrants as a scourge that takes jobs
es have unfolded in turbulent times. House over his participation in the at- her,” Trump said Thursday of Abrams, from Americans.
Two decades ago, Democrat Clinton tempted cover-up of a break-in at Dem- who narrowly lost the race for Georgia “Forget about the wall, stop separat-
delivered a State of the Union speech ocratic Party headquarters executed by governor to the president’s ally, Brian ing families and focus on immigration
not long after the Republican-controlled burglars connected to his re-election Kemp. The president pledged to deliver reform,” she said in an interview with
House impeached him in December campaign. a speech rooted in a theme of “unity,” The Associated Press, conducted in
1998 on grounds that he had lied to a fed- Shortly after taking office, President even as he renewed his demand for a Spanish.
eral grand jury and had obstructed jus- Gerald Ford — Nixon’s vice president border wall as a condition of keeping — The Associated Press
tice in the wake of his relationship with and successor — pardoned Nixon.
White House intern Monica Lewinsky. Ford then used his 1975 State of the
And just hours before Clinton deliv- Union speech to declare “the state of the Lincoln faced a situation “more grim during the whole year been engaged
ered his speech — in the same cham- union is not good” — though not due to than it is now, by far,” said Brinkley, ref- in an attempt to divide and destroy the
ber where he had become just the sec- any Watergate fallout. Ford cited high erencing the Civil War. Union.”
ond president ever to be impeached unemployment, a recession, inflation, In December 1861, eight months af- Lincoln also warned that “a nation
— White House lawyers opened their a rising federal deficit and climbing ter the war began, Lincoln noted in his which endures factious domestic divi-
defense of the president in a Senate trial national debt, the energy situation and State of the Union address — they were sion is exposed to disrespect abroad,
in which they argued he was innocent of other issues as reasons for his bleak as- written in those days — that “a disloy- and one party, if not both, is sure sooner
the charges and “must not be removed sessment. al portion of the American people have or later to invoke foreign intervention.”

Senate reasserts eign policy agenda. America and beyond. Days earlier, Kentucky ments to more measured “It’s sort of this great
The Republican-led Within one recent Sen. Rand Paul was at actions as “a number of improvisation direct-
foreign policy role, Senate is reassert- week, Florida Sen. Mar- the White House rein- different voices on the ed by the president of
reshapes Trump agenda ing itself as a check co Rubio led a group of forcing Trump’s plan to Hill are trying to put the United States, that
WASHINGTON — on Trump’s instincts, lawmakers to the White withdraw U.S. troops their imprint on the poli- doesn’t really follow any
Two years into Donald while individual GOP House encouraging from Syria and Afghan- cy,” said Brian Katulis, a of the notes or sheets
Trump’s presidency, his lawmakers are seeking Trump to back Venezu- istan. former Clinton adminis- of music,” Katulis said.
allies in Congress are sway — defense hawks elan opposition leader The result can often tration national security “Like he’s making things
quietly trying to influ- vying with noninterven- Juan Guaido as the in- seem like a foreign pol- adviser now at the Cen- up as he goes along.”
ence and even reshape tionists — over policy in terim president. Trump icy in flux, zigzagging ter for American Prog-
his “America First” for- the Middle East, Latin tweeted his support. from bold pronounce- ress. — The Associated Press
6A Sunday, February 3, 2019 The Dispatch • www.cdispatch.com

Adeline
Continued from Page 1A
of her weight was in her core pill, down from the seven pills Becoming an advocate
that she had no muscle devel- she took immediately after
By her own admission, Mar-
opment. She slept 20 hours a surgery.
garet is not the stay-at-home-
day. Her body was shutting Over the past year, her
mom type. Since Adeline is,
down to preserve enough ener- check-ups have gone from
for the most part, a typical
gy to keep her brain and heart one a week to once monthly.
toddler, Margaret has had to
going.” She will soon have check-ups
find ways to occupy her own
Amy Robertson, a nurse just once every three months.
practitioner at Allegro Clinic time.
Likewise, her lab testing has
in Columbus, was the first to She’s become a resource for
gone from weekly to biweekly
suspect Adeline was seriously other moms who have children
to monthly.
ill when she showed up at the Oh, and one more thing. with liver disease and an advo-
clinic at just six days old in “She eats like a grown man,” cate for organ donor-ship.
December 2016. Margaret said. “It’s amazing “It’s a pretty small com-
That first visit has evolved how much that child eats.” munity,” Margaret said. “So I
into a close relationship All of that doesn’t mean Ade- think I can really help people
between Robertson and the line has completely recovered who are going on this journey
Rollins family. or is out of danger entirely, that I’ve been through. I can
“That first year, I never saw however. tell them about our experienc-
her smile and never heard her “She’s in the normal range es, answer questions or just
do anything but cry,” Robert- growth-wise and cognitively listen.”
son said. “She was very, very now,” Margaret said. “But she’s Adeline’s journey has
sick. We honestly didn’t know still behind a little verbally.” naturally shifted the family’s
Courtesy photo
if she would survive.” There’s a bigger worry, still. perspective. John Michael Rollins stands at the side of his daughter, Adeline,
Now, more than two years “The concern is that if she “It’s made my husband and I after her liver transplant surgery in Atlanta.
after that first clinic visit and gets sick, as her immune sys- better people,” Margaret said.
approaching the year anniver- “We don’t worry about small and talks to Margaret three to that smile on her face, it brings
tem ramps up to fight the virus
sary of her liver transplant, it could try to reject my liver,” things, the stuff people worry four times a week, the transfor- such joy to my heart.”
Adeline’s progress is nothing Margaret said. about. They don’t realize what mation has been nothing short Margaret calls Robertson
short or remarkable. As a result, Margaret quit a privilege it is to be able to of joyful. her “special angel,” but Rob-
“She walks. She runs, jumps her job as an art teacher at worry about those things. “She has made leaps and ertson said there is only one
on the couch, jumps off the ot- Caledonia Elementary School “Now, when I see Adeline bounds,” Robertson said. payment she expects in return
toman,” Margaret said. “She’s to be a stay-at-home mom. just eating mac-and-cheese, it “We’ve had some little moun- for the devotion she has shown
a typical 2-year-old. Her body Walker, the Rollins’ 3-1/2-year- almost brings tears to my eyes,” tains to climb, just regular Adeline.
seems to love mom’s liver.” old son, is in preschool. she added. “This was a child childhood illnesses and she’s “I want to be a bridesmaid
“We keep her at home most that, just a year ago, cried when had one hospital admission in Adeline’s wedding,” Rob-
Not entirely out of the woods of the time to limit her expo- you tried to put anything any- recently just for IV antibiotics. ertson said. “I’m going to be
When Adeline returns to sure to other children and where close to her mouth.” But overall, she’s doing so good. really old by that time. I’m old
Atlanta for her one-year check- other environments, especially For Robertson, who can’t I just love seeing the personali- now.
up, she expects to have her now when it’s cold and flu sea- go more than a week without ty in her beginning to emerge. “Maybe I’ll just serve the
medication reduced to a single son,” Margaret said of Adeline. seeing her “favorite patient” She’s such a happy little girl and cake,” she added.

Inauguration
Continued from Page 1A
she joined the adminis- the university’s commit- what happened in the 80s him I was afraid of going the support of her older was the most sentimental
tration. Over the next 17 ment to its mission and stays in the 80s. And to to. Here I am all these brother, Kevin, during and I’ll give him credit
years, Miller served in goals, highlighted the vi- another group, will my years later.” her first weeks away for adopting our formal
a variety of capacities, sion for the university go- high school and college “My scholarship made from home. family motto that gives
most recently as the uni- ing forward, expressed era friends who are here my college education “Those early calls honor to our Irish roots
versity’s vice president the W’s commitment to today please stand and possible,” she added. from Kevin helped not — Erin Go Bragh. In our
for administration and the community and rein- be recognized. I remind “My newfound friends only me to get over family lingo, it simply
chief financial officer. forced the W’s belief in you the same thing ap- and the support of my the homesickness but means, ‘I love you and I
Her experience in the value of liberal arts plies to what happened in family helped keep my also any other girl who better shut up before I
administration and education. the 70s.” initial homesickness at answered the third-floor start to cry.’ So I’ll give
finance — Miller holds She made particular Miller then called for bay.” phone at the dormitory,” that a Southern twist and
MUW degrees in both note of The W’s commit- her family members in Miller closed her Miller said. “In my large, simply close with ‘Erin
business administration ment to innovation while audience to stand — a address by recalling sentimental family, Kevin Go Bragh, y’all.’”
and accounting and is honoring its history. group of more than a
a certified public ac- As a student at a time dozen that included
countant — was widely when MUW was going her husband, children,
perceived as her greatest through a major transi- grandchildren, siblings
asset moving into her tion — she noted that she and nieces and nephews.
new role. was a senior when the “I am blessed to come
Speakers on Friday first male student was ad- from a big, loving, sen-
noted Miller’s knowledge mitted to the W in 1982 timental Irish Catholic
of university financing, — Miller said traditions family,” said Miller, who
her attention to detail and changes don’t have grew up in St. Louis,
and her intimate knowl- to be in conflict. Missouri.
edge of both MUW and “We are a living, “Lastly, I’d like to
the IHL — where she growing organism that is express my gratitude to
previously served as constantly adapting and those who are no longer
director of budget and evolving,” Miller said. with us, but were key to
financial analysis and “Together, we will face my being here in the first
director of internal audit these challenges. Togeth- place,” she said. “My
— will greatly benefit er we will let our light mom is the one who en-
The W. shine.” couraged me to open the
“This day is not about Near the end of her envelope from Mississip-
me or how I got to this address, Miller allowed pi University for Women
place,” she told her audi- the audience a glimpse despite my 17-year-old
ence. “This day is about into the more personal declaration that I was not
The W. It’s a day to honor
side of its new president. going to Mississippi and
or past, celebrate our
“It’s time for a little I was not going to that
present and a day to light
audience participation,” school. But when my dad
the way for our future.”
Miller said. “Earlier we saw that there was a gen-
recognized our alumni. erous scholarship offer,
From student to Now, I would like to ask he asked me to find out if
president my fellow W classmates The W was academically
In her 25-minute from the class of 1983 to competitive and not the
address, Miller affirmed please stand. Remember, finishing school I told

Around the state


Bank takes possession bed and breakfast since Cool on two counts of sec-
1976. It’s among the most ond-degree murder. His
of historic Mississippi recognized antebellum father, 53-year-old Audy
home and inn structures in Natchez. McCool, was convicted on
NATCHEZ — A south- Dunleith General Man- two counts of being an ac-
west Mississippi historic ager John Holyoak says cessory after the fact.
home and inn now be- the inn and restaurant re- Authorities say Hen-
longs to a local bank. main open. leyfield gun shop owner
The Natchez Democrat Another Worley busi- Jason McLemore told the
reports no one on Friday ness, Bowie’s Tavern, was McCools a gun repair
met the $4.7 million min- sold at a Thursday fore- wasn’t complete in Janu-
imum bid set by the bank closure auction. Business- ary 2016, but sought a $25
to buy Dunleith Histor- man Dan Bland paid $1.37 service charge to return
ic Inn and The Castle million. the unrepaired gun. The
Restaurant.
McCools, McLemore and
Natchez-based United 2 convicted in 2016
Mississippi Bank fore- his teenage son, Jacob,
closed after former owner gun shop shootout argued. Jurors agreed Mi-
Michael Worley defaulted over $25 fee chael McCool eventually
on $7.3 million in debt. POPLARVILLE — A fatally shot both McLem-
Worley has declared per- father and son have been ores.
sonal bankruptcy. found guilty in a 2016 Michael McCool faces
United Mississippi shootout over a $25 ser- between 20 and 40 years
CEO Adrian Sandel says vice charge at a Mississip- in prison on each count,
the bank intends to sell pi gun shop. while Audy McCool fac-
the house through other WLOX-TV reports es up to 20 years on each
avenues. Pearl River County ju- count.
Dunleith was built rors on Friday convicted
in 1856 and has been a 31-year-old Michael Mc- — The Associated Press

When was the last time you


picked up a piece of litter?
The Dispatch • www.cdispatch.com Sunday, February 3, 2019 7A

In The nation

Virginia’s Gov Northam says that


wasn’t him in racist photo
By ALAN SUDERMAN understand “the harmful legacy of an
The Associated Press action like that.”
His refusal to step down could sig-
RICHMOND, Va. — Resisting wide- nal a potentially long and bruising fight
spread calls for his resignation, Virgin- between Northam and his former sup-
ia’s embattled governor on Saturday porters.
vowed to remain in office after disavow- Shortly after he spoke, Democratic
ing a blatantly racist photograph that National Committee Chair Tom Pe-
appeared under his name in his 1984 rez issued a statement calling on the
medical school yearbook.
governor to step aside. Since Friday,
In a tumultuous 24 hours, Gov. Ralph
groups calling for his resignation in-
Northam posted a video on Twitter on
cluded the Virginia Democratic Party
Friday apologizing for the photograph
and the state House Democratic Cau-
that featured what appeared to be a
cus. Virginia Attorney General Mark
man in blackface and a second person
R. Herring and top Republicans in the
cloaked in Klu Klux Klan garb. He said
that he could not “undo the harm my Virginia General Assembly also urged
behavior caused then and today.” him to resign, as have many declared
But by Saturday, he said he was not and potential Democratic presidential
in the photo and had apologized a day candidates.
earlier for “content” that was on his pro- “His past and recent actions have led
file page in the yearbook. The governor to pain and a loss of trust with Virgin-
said he had not seen the photo before ians. He is no longer the best person
Friday, since he had not purchased the to lead our state,” the Virginia Senate
commemorative book or been involved Democratic Caucus said in a statement.
in its preparation more than three de- If Northam does resign, Virginia Lt.
cades ago. Gov. Justin Fairfax would become the
“I am not in that photograph,” he second African-American governor
told reporters gathered at the Execu- in the state’s history. In a statement,
tive Mansion in Richmond, calling the Fairfax said the state needs leaders
shot offensive and horrific. who can unite people, but he stopped
While talking with reporters, short of calling for Northam’s depar-
Northam disclosed that he once had ture. Referring to Northam, Lt. Gov.
used shoe polish to darken his face as Justin Fairfax said he “cannot condone
part of a Michael Jackson costume he actions from his past” that at least “sug-
fashioned for a 1984 dance contest in gest a comfort with Virginia’s darker
Texas when he was in the U.S. Army. history of white supremacy, racial ste-
Northam said he regrets that he didn’t reotyping and intimidation.”

Powerful storm hits swaths of Southern Cali- lines were down across
fornia and forecasters said the region.
Southern California, the system brought more In Malibu, where the
flooding highways than 4 inches (10 centi- Woolsey fire last year
LOS ANGELES — meters) of rain at lower destroyed homes and
The second in a string of elevations and several feet burned hillsides bare,
powerful storms battered of snow in the mountains, officials closed Pacific
California on Saturday, where whiteout conditions Coast Highway and many
shutting key highways af- closed roads. other roadways after mud
ter water and mud rushed A wind gust in Santa flowed into lanes. Resi-
into lanes from bare hill- Barbara County topped dents whose homes sur-
sides in wildfire burn 80 mph (128 kph) as the vived the flames barricad-
areas where thousands storm moved south and at ed their properties with
of residents were under one point dropped more sandbags to protect their
evacuation orders. than a half-inch (1.27 cen- properties from floodwa-
Flash flood warnings timeters) of rain in five ters.
were issued for huge minutes. Trees and power — The Associated Press
8A Sunday, February 3, 2019 The Dispatch • www.cdispatch.com

SOUPER BOWL Super Bowl super


fan can’t stop
because Patriots
won’t stop
The Associated press

KENNEBUNK, Maine — One of the handful


of fans who has seen every single Super Bowl is
keeping the streak alive as he prepares to cheer
for his New England Patriots.
Donald Crisman, of Kennebunk, Maine, said
he’s happy to feel well enough to go to Atlanta
for his 53rd consecutive Super Bowl. Just like the
Patriots battled back from setbacks, so did the
82-year-old football fan, who had a bout of ulcer-
ative colitis that caused him to lose 30 pounds and
landed him in the hospital.
“Really, I didn’t think (the Patriots) would get
this far,” Crisman told the Portland Press Herald.
“But here we are. I just hope they bring home tro-
phy No. 6.”
The streak began when a friend was given tick-
ets to the first Super Bowl in 1967. Over the years,
Austin Frayser/Special to The Dispatch Crisman kept on attending, traveling via train and
Jake Goodwin of Starkville tries Starkville Country Club’s smoked duck and coconut soup at Saturday’s Souper plane, and battling ice and snow.
Bowl in downtown Starkville. The annual event, sponsored by the Greater Starkville Development Partnership, He was part of a Never-Missed-A-Super-Bowl
invites local restaurants to compete for best soup by offering samples to attendees.
club that was featured in a 2010 Visa commercial.
The original group, which began with five, is down
to Crisman and Tom Henschel of Pittsburgh. An-
Around the World other fan, Gregory Eaton of Michigan, also has
attended each Super Bowl.
Venezuela’s Guaido urges self Venezuela’s legitimate ruler shooting at protesters,” Guaido Crisman told WCSH-TV the ticket for the first
on Jan. 23, and has the support of said in a hoarse voice. “We want Super Bowl was $12 and that two college march-
military defections amid Washington and most South Amer- you to be part of the reconstruction ing bands provided the halftime entertainment.
protests ican nations. of Venezuela.” After the first 20 Super Bowls, his group
CARACAS, Venezuela — Ven- Speaking from behind a podium He said that in the coming days, thought of milestones they’d hit so they could stop.
ezuela’s opposition leader called decorated with Venezuela’s presi- the opposition would try to move “I kind of made a plan to drop out after num-
on more members of the military dential seal, Guaido told supporters humanitarian aid into the country ber 30 but the Patriots got into 31, and I gotta go,”
to abandon the country’s socialist he would keep his opposition move- by land and sea along three border Crisman said. “Then at Super Bowl 50, I said, ‘I’m
government following Saturday’s ment in the streets until Maduro points, including the Colombian city going to go, then that’s it,’ and the Patriots get in
defection of a high-ranking gen- stopped “usurping” the country’s of Cucuta. He described the move again, and again, and again.”
eral, as President Nicolas Maduro presidency and agreed to a presi- as a “test” for Venezuela’s armed If the Patriots defeat the Los Angeles Rams at
proposed holding early National dential election overseen by inter- forces, which will have to choose if the Super Bowl LIII, it will be their sixth big game
Assembly elections that could po- national observers. On Saturday, they allow the much needed aid to victory — tying the record for most victories with
tentially oust his challenger. tens of thousands of Venezuelans pass, or if they instead obey the or- the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Maduro’s call for early legisla- joined opposition protests against ders of Maduro’s government.
tive voting is likely to intensify a Maduro in Caracas and other cities. Maduro also dug in his heels,
political standoff with rival Juan Guaido called on “blocks” of the insisting he was the only president
Guaido, who heads the opposi- military to defect from Maduro’s of Venezuela and describing Satur-
tion-controlled National Assembly administration and “get on the side day’s anti-government protests as
and is demanding a new presiden- of the Venezuelan people.” part of a U.S.-led coup attempt.
tial election. Guaido declared him- “We don’t just want you to stop — The Associated Press
Sports Soccer Champions
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WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL


B
SECTION

Bulldogs target ‘perfect’ game


Schaefer, players see areas to grow even after big victory at LSU
By Adam Minichino
aminichino@cdispatch.com
Game 22
n At Alabama, Noon Sunday
STARKVILLE — Vic Schaefer (SEC Network; WKBB-FM 100.9,
WFCA-FM 107.9).
must have been on to something
Wednesday when he talked about
preparation. Inside
Whether it is hunting, fishing, or n MORE WOMEN’S COLLEGE
basketball, Schaefer is going to do BASKETBALL: Transfer Andra
his best to ensure he is ready for just Espinoza-Hunter is settling in with the
Bulldogs as she gets more playing time.
about every imaginable scenario. If Page 3B
Schaefer plans to go fishing, he will
study to make sure he comes back
with a boat load of fish. let’s practice perfect. Can we practice
Schaefer has the same mind-set perfect? Can we play perfect?’ No,
when he takes the court. you can’t, but we want to try.”
“I am trying to pitch a perfect No. 6 MSU came pretty close
Contributed game, and it ain’t going to happen Thursday night, scoring the first
The Columbus United Under-12 girls soccer team won the championship last week by the way,” Schaefer said. “I’d like 21 points en route to a 68-35 victory
at the Frostbite tournament. Back row, from left: Coach Lee Milam, Sophie Milam,
to beat somebody somethin’-to-nuth- against LSU in a Southeastern Con-
Deja Nichols, Abigail Black, Emma Willis, Emma Parham, Baylee Wyers, Cassidy
Remson, Alyssa Zettler, Angel Harrison, Brylee Smith (captain), and coach Greg in’. I am trying to coach the perfect ference game at the Pete Maravich
“Gibby” Gibson. Front row, from left: Kyli Ling, Rylee Wilson (captain),Genevieve game, the perfect team every day. Assembly Center in Baton Rouge,
Gibson, Kennedy Perkins, Natalie Scarbrough, Eden Gentry, Roni-Kate West, My staff has worked tirelessly in that Louisiana.
Pressley Byrd, Kelsey Perkins, and Sophie Starks. More Soccer, Page 6B same mentality. We talk about, ‘Hey, See MSU WOMEN, 5B

MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: No 22 Mississippi State 81, Ole Miss 75

BULLDOGS EARN ‘BEST WIN OF SEASON’


Youth movement pays Perry, Quinndary
big dividends with Weatherspoon play
key SEC road victory pivotal roles in win
BY SCOT T WALTERS BY SCOT T WALTERS
swalters@cdispatch.com swalters@cdispatch.com

OXFORD — Mississip- OXFORD — Freshman


pi State men’s basketball Reggie Perry is finding his
coach Ben Howland is well comfort level playing bas-
aware of the youth move- ketball in the Southeast-
ment going on with his ern Conference.
basketball team. Mississippi State
Reggie Perry and Rob- men’s basketball coach
ert Woodard II acquitted Ben Howland and Perry’s
themselves well again in teammates have been
No. 22 MSU’s 81-75 vic- waiting patiently for that
tory against Ole Miss on to happen.
Saturday at The Pavilion Perry scored a ca-
at Ole Miss. reer-high 21 points and
“The minutes by the
had 11 rebounds to help
freshmen were huge,”
No. 22 MSU beat Ole Miss
Howland said. “They are
81-75 in Southeastern
coming into their own as
Conference game at The
valuable contributors in
the Southeastern Confer- Pavilion at Ole Miss.
ence.” “He just has a lot of
MSU improved to 16-5 confidence,” MSU senior
and 4-4 in league play, guard Quinndary Weath-
while Ole Miss fell to 14-7
Matt Bush/USA TODAY Sports erspoon said. “I trust in
Mississippi State guard Nick Weatherspoon (0) and guard Quinndary Weatherspoon (11) react Saturday after him to do anything on a
and 4-4. defeating Ole Miss 81-75 at The Pavilion at Ole Miss.
“A huge win for our bas- basketball court. We know
ketball team, our best win the type of player he is be-
of the year,” Howland said. Inside coming. He can get those
“It’s a big win in the NET n TENNESSEE REMAINS UNBEATEN: n KENTUCKY WINS BATTLE OF TITANS: n AUBURN GETS BACK TO .500: The numbers any night.”
(entering the game MSU The No. 1 Tennessee men’s The No. 7 Kentucky men’s Auburn men’s basketball team’s Mired in its most diffi-
was No. 27 and Ole Miss basketball team defeated Texas A&M basketball team outlasted Florida on recent struggles cost it a spot in the cult stretch of the season,
was No. 38). Ole Miss has on Saturday night to remain perfect in Saturday afternoon to remain hot on national rankings. On Saturday night, See msu men, 6B
a great basketball game. the Southeastern Conference. the heels of Tennessee in the battle Auburn rebounded with a victory
We defended more ag- Page 3B for the top spot in the SEC. Page 3B against archrival Alabama to get back
to .500 in the SEC and create a log
Game 22
gressively and really made n LSU, 8 p.m. Wednesday
some big shots.” jam of teams at 4-4. Page 3B
(SEC Network;
The Bulldogs had two WKBB-FM 100.9,
See YOUTH, 6B WFCA-FM 107.9).

FOOTBALL: NFL —Super Bowl LIII Swim Columbus Takes Sixth


Super Bowl veteran New England
to face newcomer in Los Angeles
By BARRY WILNER
The Associated Press
Sunday
n New England Patriots vs. Los Angeles
ATLANTA — Hey, have you guys Rams, 5:30 p.m., At Atlanta (WCBI).
been here before?
If you’re a New England Patriot, Inside
the answer pretty much is “all the n MORE NFL: Kansas City Chiefs QB
time.” Patrick Mahomes was named the
If you play for the Rams, the reply league’s MVP on Saturday. Page 4B
basically is “never in my life.”
So if experience is a factor in Sun-
day’s Super Bowl, the overwhelming tackle Andrew Whitworth says —
edge is with the 2½-point favorites and he’s finishing up his 13th NFL
from Foxborough who are 5-3 in season, though it’s his first that ends
NFL title games with Tom Brady at in February.
quarterback and Bill Belichick in the “They kind of know this week.
hoodie on the sideline.
They know when things are a little Contributed
The Rams, whose past two Super Swim Columbus finished sixth in a meet Jan. 25-27 at the Delta State University
anxious, when to kind of, ‘Hey, turn it
trips were representing St. Louis in Aquatic Center in Cleveland. Front row, from left: Axel Phillips, Christpher Card, Grice
2000 and ‘02, have four players who on and get ready to play.’ They prob-
Garner, Sadey McCraw, Arthur Phillips, Penny Fondren, and Oliver Fondren. Back row,
have gotten this far. New England ably have a process and plan for the from left: Coach Stephani Gonzalez, Lockhart Garner, Trey Fondren, Abigail Hickey,
has four on its defensive line alone. week.” Karson Dawkins, Emma-Catherine Card, Richard Smith, and Mariia Tsvetkova.
“Probably, throughout the week, Athletes in every sport talk about Tsvetkova and Card were individual high point winners in the 8-and-under age group.
it gives them an advantage,” Rams See SUPER BOWL, 4B More Swimming, Page 6B
2B Sunday, February 3, 2019 The Dispatch • www.cdispatch.com

briefly CALENDAR Basketball Hockey Reverse Singles


Yoshihito Nishioka, Japan, def. Zhang Ze,
China, 6-2, 6-0.
NBA NHL Taro Daniel, Japan, def. Li Zhe, China, 6-3,
Local Prep Basketball
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division
W L Pct GB
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division
GP W L OT Pts GF GA
6-7 (4), 6-3.

Serbia 3, Uzbekistan 2
Columbus High School basketball teams split with Oxford Tuesday’s Games Toronto
Philadelphia
37 16 .698 —
34 18 .654 2½
Tampa Bay 51 38 11 2 78 202 144 At Saxovat Sport Servis Sport Complex
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Toronto 51 31 17 3 65 179 145
OXFORD — The Columbus High School girls basketball team Noxubee County at Columbus Boston 33 19 .635 3½ Montreal 52 28 18 6 62 156 152 Surface: Hard-Indoor
finished an undefeated run through Mississippi High School Activities Louisville at New Hope Brooklyn 28 26 .519 9½ Boston 51 27 17 7 61 148 135 Singles
New York 10 41 .196 26 Buffalo 51 25 20 6 56 148 156 Dusan Lajovic, Serbia, def. Sanjar Fayziev,
Association (MHSAA) Class 6A, Region 3 play with a 57-33 victory Vardaman at West Lowndes Southeast Division Florida 50 21 21 8 50 156 175 Uzbekistan, 7-6 (4), 6-3.
against Oxford on Friday night. Belmont at Aberdeen
W L Pct GB Detroit 53 21 25 7 49 150 174 Filip Krajinovic, Serbia, def. Denis Istomin,
Charlotte 26 26 .500 — Ottawa 52 19 28 5 43 159 194 Uzbekistan, 6-2, 6-4.
Hannah White led Columbus (20-2, 6-0 region) with 14 points, Miami 24 27 .471 1½ Doubles
Hamilton at Noxapater Metropolitan Division
while DJ Jackson had 12 and JaTyler Turner had 11. Washington 22 30 .423 4 GP W L OT Pts GF GA Sanjar Fayziev and Denis Istomin, Uzbekistan,
In the boys game, Oxford rolled to a 70-48 victory against Colum- Nanih Waiya at Columbus Christian Orlando 22 31 .415 4½ N.Y. Islanders 51 30 15 6 66 151 125 def. Nikola Milojevic and Viktor Troicki, Serbia,
Atlanta 16 35 .314 9½ 2-6, 6-1, 6-3.
bus (9-14, 3-3). Mississippi Association of Independent Schools Central Division Washington 51 28 17 6 62 175 165
Pittsburgh 52 28 18 6 62 183 160 Reverse Singles
W L Pct GB
The region tournament will start Feb. 12 in Tupelo. The Columbus (MAIS) Class AAA, District 2 tournament Milwaukee 38 13 .745 — Columbus 51 28 20 3 59 163 159 Denis Istomin, Uzbekistan, def. Dusan Lajovic,
Serbia, 6-3, 6-4.
Carolina 51 25 20 6 56 145 151
girls will be the No. 1 seed and will face Oxford, while the Columbus At Leake Academy Indiana
Detroit
33 19 .635 5½
22 29 .431 16 Philadelphia 52 23 23 6 52 151 176
Filip Krajinovic, Serbia, def. Sanjar Fayziev,
Uzbekistan, 4-6, 6-3, 6-0.
boys will be the No. 3 seed and will face Oxford. No. 4 Heritage Academy girls vs. No. 5 Canton Chicago 12 41 .226 27 N.Y. Rangers 50 22 21 7 51 143 168
New Jersey 51 20 24 7 47 152 173
Cleveland 11 42 .208 28 Australia 4, Bosnia/Herzegovina 0
Academy, 5 p.m. WESTERN CONFERENCE WESTERN CONFERENCE At Memorial Drive Tennis Club
Central Division
Starkville High School basketball teams sweep No. 4 Winston Academy boys vs. No. 5 Starkville
Southwest Division
W L Pct GB GP W L OT Pts GF GA
Adelaide, Australia
Surface: Hard-Outdoor
Academy, 6:15 p.m. San Antonio 31 22 .585 — Winnipeg 52 34 16 2 70 185 146 Singles
Madison Central Thursday’s Games
Houston
Dallas
29 22 .569 1
24 28 .462 6½
Nashville
Dallas
53 31 18 4 66 165 136
51 26 21 4 56 130 129
John Millman, Australia, def. Damir Dzumhur,
STARKVILLE — The Starkville High School basketball teams Bosnia and Herzegovina, 6-3, 6-2.
Murrah at Starkville New Orleans 23 29 .442 7½ Minnesota 51 26 22 3 55 143 145 Alex de Minaur, Australia, def. Mirza Basic,
nailed down the top spots in the Mississippi High School Activities Memphis 20 33 .377 11 Colorado 50 22 20 8 52 169 162 Bosnia and Herzegovina, 6-3, 7-6 (0).
Association (MHSAA) Class 6A, Region 2 tournament by sweeping West Lowndes at Nanih Waiya Northwest Division St. Louis 50 23 22 5 51 143 151 Doubles
W L Pct GB Chicago 52 19 24 9 47 163 193 John Peers and Jordan Thompson, Australia,
Madison Central on Friday night. Hamilton at Vardaman Denver 36 15 .706 — Pacific Division def. Tomislav Brkic and Mirza Basic, Bosnia
Oklahoma City 33 18 .647 3
Starkville has earned both No. 1 seeds for six-straight seasons. Eupora at Aberdeen Portland 32 20 .615 4½

Calgary
GP W L OT Pts GF GA
52 33 14 5 71 193 149
and Herzegovina, 7-5, 6-1.
Reverse Singles
The Starkville boys (23-1, 5-0 region) won their 13th-straight game MAIS Class AAA, District 2 tournament Utah
Minnesota
30 23 .566 7
25 26 .490 11
San Jose 52 29 16 7 65 187 167 Alexei Popyrin, Australia, def. Nerman Fatic,
Vegas 54 29 21 4 62 160 148
with a 63-39 victory. Tyler Talley led the Yellow Jackets with 12 points, At Leake Academy Pacific Division Vancouver 51 23 22 6 52 147 161
6-1, 7-6 (2).
John Millman, Australia, vs. Mirza Basic,
while Jamarvious Phillips had 11 and Coltie Young and Jamarrion W L Pct GB
No. 2 Winston Academy girls vs. No. 3 Starkville Golden State 36 15 .706 —
Anaheim
Arizona
52 21 22 9 51 123 162
50 23 23 4 50 132 142
Bosnia and Herzegovina, not played.
Brown had 10. Academy, 4 p.m. L.A. Clippers 29 24 .547 8 Edmonton 51 23 24 4 50 148 168 Italy 3, India 1
L.A. Lakers 27 25 .519 9½
The Starkville girls (16-3, 5-0) won 44-26. The Lady Jackets have No. 1 Heritage Academy boys vs. Winston Sacramento 26 25 .510 10
Los Angeles 51 20 27 4 44 116 154 At Calcutta South Club
won 11-straight games. Phoenix 11 42 .208 26 Kolkata, India
Academy or Starkville Academy, 5:15 p.m. NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for Surface: Grass-Outdoor
The Starkville girls will face Madison Central to open the region overtime loss. Top three teams in each division Singles
tournament, while the Starkville boys will face Northwest Rankin. That
No. 1 Leake Academy girls vs. Heritage Academy Friday’s Games
Charlotte 100, Memphis 92 and two wild cards per conference advance to Andreas Seppi, Italy, def. Ramkumar
playoffs. Ramanathan, India, 6-4, 6-2.
event starts Feb. 12 at Madison Central. or Canton Academy, 6:30 p.m. Boston 113, New York 99
Matteo Berrettini, Italy, def. Prajnesh
Oklahoma City 118, Miami 102
No. 2 Leake Academy boys vs. No. 3 Canton Utah 128, Atlanta 112 Friday’s Games Gunneswaran, India, 6-4, 6-3.
Denver 136, Houston 122 Washington 4, Calgary 3 Doubles
Academy, 7:45 p.m. Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan, India, def.
West Point basketball teams split region games with Friday’s Games
Saturday’s Games
L.A. Clippers 111, Detroit 101
Tampa Bay 1, N.Y. Islanders 0, SO
Pittsburgh 5, Ottawa 3 Matteo Berrettini and Simone Bolelli, Italy, 4-6,
Charlotte 125, Chicago 118 Chicago 7, Buffalo 3 6-3, 6-4.
Saltillo Columbus at Neshoba Central Milwaukee 131, Washington 115 Nashville 4, Florida 1
Carolina 5, Vegas 2
Reverse Singles
Andreas Seppi, Italy, def. Prajnesh
WEST POINT — The West Point High School basketball teams Orlando 102, Brooklyn 89
Noxubee County at Starkville Dallas 111, Cleveland 98 Detroit 3, Toronto 2, OT Gunneswaran, India, 6-1, 6-4.
split two games against Saltillo in Mississippi High School Activities Caledonia at New Hope Indiana 95, Miami 88 Dallas 3, Minnesota 1 Ramkumar Ramanathan, India, vs. Matteo
L.A. Lakers at Golden State, late Saturday’s Games Berrettini, Italy, not played.
Association (MHSAA) Class 5A, Region 2 play Friday night. Aberdeen at Houlka New Orleans at San Antonio, late Philadelphia 5, Edmonton 4, OT
The West Point girls took a 54-50 victory, while the West Point Calhoun Academy at Columbus Christian Atlanta at Phoenix, late New Jersey 3, Montreal 2, OT Germany 5, Hungary 0
Denver at Minnesota, late Detroit 2, Ottawa 0 At Fraport Arena
boys fell 59-47. Frankfurt, Germany
For the West Point boys (3-19, 2-4), Semaj Harris had 16 points,
Saturday’s Games Houston at Utah, late
Philadelphia at Sacramento, late
St. Louis 4, Columbus 2
Surface: Hard-Indoor
Florida 3, Vegas 1
while Dishoune Cooperwood had 11 West Point at Noxubee County Today’s Games N.Y. Islanders 4, Los Angeles 2 Singles
Memphis at New York, Noon Winnipeg 9, Anaheim 3 Philipp Kohlschreiber, Germany, vs. Zsombor
Both West Point teams will be the No. 3 seeds and will face Saltillo MAIS Class AAA, District 2 tournament Oklahoma City at Boston, 1 p.m. Toronto 3, Pittsburgh 2 Piros, Hungary, 6-7 (6), 7-5, 6-4.
again in the region tournament opener. That event starts Feb. 12 in At Leake Academy L.A. Clippers at Toronto, 2 p.m.
Monday’s Games
Dallas at Nashville, late Alexander Zverev, Germany, def. Peter Nagy,
Hungary, 6-2, 6-2.
Tampa Bay at N.Y. Rangers, late
West Point. Game times at 2 p.m., 3:15 p.m., 4:30 p.m., Atlanta at Washington, 6 p.m. Chicago at Minnesota, late Doubles
Denver at Detroit, 6 p.m. Vancouver at Colorado, late Tim Puetz and Jan-Lennard Struff, Germany,
5:45 p.m. Milwaukee at Brooklyn, 6:30 p.m. Arizona at San Jose, late def. Gabor Borsos and Peter Nagy, Hungary,
Indiana at New Orleans, 7 p.m. 6-2, 6-3.
New Hope basketball teams split games with Leake Prep Soccer Houston at Phoenix, 8 p.m.
San Antonio at Sacramento, 9 p.m.
Today’s Games
Boston at Washington, 11:30 a.m. Reverse Singles
Alexander Zverev, Germany, def. Zsombor
Edmonton at Montreal, 1 p.m.
Central Monday’s Match Piros, Hungary, 6-3, 6-4.
The New Hope High School basketball teams split with Leake Starkville Academy at Columbus Christian, 5 p.m. Football Calgary at Carolina, 1 p.m.
Monday’s Games
Los Angeles at N.Y. Rangers, 6 p.m.
Philipp Kohlschreiber, Germany, def. Peter
Nagy, Hungary, 6-7 (5), 6-3, 10-5.
Central in Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA)
Tuesday’s Matches
NFL Playoffs Vancouver at Philadelphia, 6 p.m.
Russia 3, Switzerland 1
Class 4A, Region 4 action Friday night at home. Super Bowl Anaheim at Toronto, 6 p.m.
Today’s Game At Swiss Tennis Arena
Columbus Christian at Indianola Academy, 3 p.m. Arizona at Dallas, 7:30 p.m. Biel, Switzerland
The New Hope boys improved to 13-11 and 5-2 in region play with At Atlanta Tuesday’s Games Surface: Hard-Indoor
a 67-35 victory. Caleb Parr had 15 points, while Korey Chandler had 11 Magnolia Heights at Heritage Academy, 5 p.m. New England vs. L.A. Rams, 5:30 p.m. (CBS) N.Y. Islanders at Boston, 6 p.m. Singles
Vancouver at Washington, 6 p.m.
for the Trojans.
The victory allowed the Trojans to clinch the No. 2 seed for the Men’s College Basketball Golf Carolina at Pittsburgh, 6 p.m.
Los Angeles at New Jersey, 6 p.m.
Daniil Medvedev, Russia, def. Henri
Laaksonen, Switzerland, 7-6 (8), 6-7 (6), 6-2.
Karen Khachanov, Russia, def. Marc-Andrea
region tournament, which will be at Leake Central. Monday’s Game PGA Tour Minnesota at Buffalo, 6 p.m.
St. Louis at Florida, 6 p.m.
Huesler, Switzerland, 6-3, 7-5.
Doubles
In the opener, the New Hope girls fell to 10-13 and 3-4 with a 45-31 Oakwood at Mississippi University for Women, Waste Management Vegas at Tampa Bay, 6:30 p.m.
Anaheim at Montreal, 6:30 p.m.
Jerome Kym and Henri Laaksonen,
Switzerland, def. Evgeny Donskoy and Andrey
setback. 7:30 p.m. Phoenix Arizona at Nashville, 7 p.m. Rublev, Russia, 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (1).
The New Hope girls will open region tournament play as a No. 3 Wednesday’s Games Saturday San Jose at Winnipeg, 7 p.m. Reverse Singles
At TPC Scottsdale, Scottsdale, Arizona Columbus at Colorado, 8 p.m. Karen Khachanov, Russia, def. Henri
seed. Texas A&M at Ole Miss, 6 p.m. Purse: $7.1 million Chicago at Edmonton, 8 p.m. Laaksonen, Switzerland, 6-7 (2), 7-6 (6), 6-4.
n On Saturday, the New Hope High boys basketball team beat Yardage: 7,261; Par: 71 Marc-Andrea Huesler, Switzerland, vs. Daniil
Lamar County 60-47.
LSU at Mississippi State, 8 p.m.
Georgia at Alabama, 8 p.m.
Third Round
Rickie Fowler............................ 64-65-64—193 Tennis Medvedev, Russia, not played.
Jaylen Smith had 20 points to lead the Trojans (14-11), while Parr Matt Kuchar...............................67-65-65—197
WTA Toyota Thailand Kazakhstan 3, Portugal 1
and LJ Hackman had 11. Saturday’s Games Justin Thomas.......................... 64-66-68—198 At National Tennis Center
Kentucky at Mississippi State, Noon
Byeong Hun An......................... 66-68-66—200
Branden Grace..........................67-64-69—200
Open Astana, Kazakhstan
Surface: Hard-Indoor
Saturday
Gary Woodland..........................68-67-66—201
Ole Miss at Georgia, Noon At True Arena Hua Hin Singles
Starkville Academy falls twice at MRA Louisiana Tech at Southern Mississippi, 4 p.m.
Bubba Watson...........................66-67-68—201
Harold Varner III........................64-71-68—203
Hua Hin, Thailand
Purse: $226,750 (Intl.)
Alexander Bublik, Kazakhstan, def. Joao
Sousa, Portugal, 6-7 (1), 6-4, 6-4.
MADISON — The Starkville Academy basketball teams saw their Martin Laird................................65-68-70—203 Surface: Hard-Indoor Mikhail Kukushkin, Kazakhstan, def. Pedro
regular season end with two at Madison-Ridgeland Academy on Friday. Alabama at Vanderbilt, 7:30 p.m. Trey Mullinax.............................. 67-64-72—203 Singles Sousa, Portugal, 6-2, 6-0.
Cameron Smith.......................... 67-65-71—203
The Lady Volunteers fell 47-46, while the Volunteers fell 62-46. Mississippi University for Women at Oakwood, Jason Kokrak............................ 73-66-65—204
Semifinals
Ajla Tomljanovic (6), Australia, def. Tamara
Doubles
Gastao Elias and Joao Sousa, Portugal, def.
For the girls (19-10), Lillee Alpe had 20 points, while Meri Laci 9 p.m. Chris Stroud...............................71-66-67—204
Sungjae Im.................................69-68-67—204
Zidansek, Slovenia, 6-4, 6-1. Timur Khabibulin and Aleksandr Nedovyesov,
Dayana Yastremska (8), Ukraine, def. Magda Kazakhstan, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4.
Archer added 12.
For the SA boys (10-15), Ben Guest had 15 points and Tanner
Women’s College Basketball Chez Reavie..............................71-69-64—204
Charley Hoffman...................... 66-68-70—204
Linette, Poland, 6-4, 6-3.
Doubles
Reverse Singles
Mikhail Kukushkin, Kazakhstan, def. Joao
Monday’s Game Tom Hoge..................................67-68-69—204 Semifinals Sousa, Portugal, 6-4, 6-1.
Graves had 10. J.B. Holmes.............................. 69-68-68—205 Irina-Camelia Begu and Monica Niculescu (2), Alexander Bublik, Kazakhstan, vs. Pedro
Oakwood at Mississippi University for Women, Jhonattan Vegas....................... 70-69-66—205 Romania, def. Han Xinyun, China, and Darija Sousa, Portugal, not played.
Brandon Harkins....................... 70-66-69—205
5:30 p.m. Jurak, Croatia, 7-6 (4), 6-2.
Mississippi State Thursday’s Games
Denny McCarthy........................69-65-71—205
Ollie Schniederjans...................67-69-69—205
Nick Watney...............................67-69-69—205
Friday
Singles
Netherlands 3, Czech Republic 1
At Ostravar Arena
Ostrava, Czech Republic
No. 3 men’s tennis team beats Miami Alabama at Florida, 6 p.m. Russell Henley.......................... 68-68-69—205
Jon Rahm...................................67-68-70—205
Quarterfinals Surface: Hard-Indoor
STARKVILLE — The No. 3 Mississippi State men’s tennis team Ole Miss at South Carolina, 7 p.m. Xander Schauffele..................... 67-72-67—206
Ajla Tomljanovic (6), Australia, def. Zheng
Saisai (4), China, 6-1, 6-3.
Singles
Jiri Vesely, Czech Republic, def. Tallon
defeated Miami 4-1 on Friday at the A.J. Pitts Tennis Centre. Saturday’s Games Russell Knox..............................71-66-69—206
Hideki Matsuyama.................... 68-69-69—206
Magda Linette, Poland, def. Wang Yafan, Griekspoor , Netherlands, 5-7, 6-4, 6-4.
China, 6-2, 6-3. Robin Haase, Netherlands, def. Lukas Rosol,
The Bulldogs (3-0) began the day like they have for 14 matches in Southern Miss at Louisiana Tech, 1 p.m. Bud Cauley................................68-72-66—206 Tamara Zidansek, Slovenia, def. Viktorija Czech Republic, 6-2, 6-4.
a row — by taking the doubles point. MSU followed that up by claiming Mississippi University for Women at Oakwood, Webb Simpson..........................67-69-70—206 Golubic, Switzerland, 4-6, 6-1, 6-2. Doubles
Chesson Hadley........................71-65-70—206 Dayana Yastremska (8), Ukraine, def. Garbine Robin Haase and Jean-Julien Rojer,
five of six first sets against Miami (4-2) to take the victory. 7 p.m. David Hearn............................... 67-68-71—206 Muguruza (1), Spain, 7-6 (5), 6-1. Netherlands, def. Lukas Rosol and Jiri Vesely,
With the win, MSU extended its home non-conference winning Sunday’s Game
Hunter Mahan........................... 70-68-69—207 Doubles Czech Republic, 7-6 (5), 3-6, 7-6 (7).
Zach Johnson............................ 71-67-69—207 Quarterfinals Reverse Singles
streak to 23 matches. J.T. Poston.................................65-74-68—207
“When we’re ranked where we are and playing talented teams,
Tennessee at Mississippi State, 1 p.m. Tyrrell Hatton............................. 66-71-70—207
Han Xinyun, China, and Darija Jurak, Croatia,
def. Mona Barthel, Germany, and Sara Sorribes
Robin Haase, Netherlands, def. Jiri Lechecka,
Czech Republic, 6-4, 2-6, 6-3.
Emiliano Grillo........................... 67-73-67—207
College Softball
Tormo, Spain, 6-4, 1-6, 10-6. Lukas Rosol, Czech Republic, vs. Tallon
we’re going to get everybody’s best shot,” MSU coach Matt Roberts Danny Lee..................................72-68-67—207 Semifinals Griekspoor, Netherlands, not played.
said. “We have to understand that our opponents are going to fight until Jimmy Walker............................72-69-66—207 Anna Blinkova, Russia, and Wang Yafan,
the very end. We have to make that last push, and I thought we did that
Thursday’s Game Beau Hossler.............................70-71-66—207 China, def. Peng Shuai and Yang Zhaoxuan (3), Colombia 4, Sweden 0
Carlos Ortiz................................70-68-70—208 China, 7-6 (5), 7-5. At Palacio de los Deportes
today. I thought our doubles was very impressive. We’re serving and Ole Miss at Central Florida, 5:30 p.m. Adam Hadwin............................72-67-69—208 Bogota, Colombia
returning well and playing great doubles, and that’s really helping us get Friday’s Games Kevin Streelman........................ 71-67-70—208 WTA St. Petersburg Ladies Surface: Clay-Indoor
Scott Piercy............................... 66-71-71—208
an early lead.” Alabama vs. Murray State (Troy, Alabama), Max Homa..................................70-68-71—209 Trophy Singles
Santiago Giraldo, Colombia, def. Elias Ymer,
Stewart Cink..............................69-70-70—209 Saturday Sweden, 6-2, 6-4.
On Court 3, Trevor Foshey and Gregor Ramskogler remained 12:30 p.m. Matthew Wolff............................ 67-70-72—209 At Sibur Arena Daniel Elahi Galan, Colombia, def. Mikael
Kevin Kisner...............................70-69-70—209 St. Petersburg, Russia
perfect with a 6-1 triumph against Dane Dunlap and Stephen Madonia. Houston Baptist at Southern Mississippi, 1 p.m. John Huh....................................67-73-69—209 Purse: $823,000 (Premier)
Ymer, Sweden, 6-1, 6-2.
Doubles
MSU’s 36th-ranked Nuno Borges and Strahinja Rakic earned a 6-1 Ole Miss vs. Ohio State (Orlando, Florida), Andrew Landry.......................... 67-68-74—209 Surface: Hard-Indoor Juan-Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah,
victory against Franco Aubone and Kaya Gore on court 1 to secure the John Catlin.................................70-71-68—209 Singles Colombia, def. Markus Eriksson and Robert
1:30 p.m. J.J. Spaun..................................69-69-72—210 Semifinals Lindstedt, Sweden, 6-3, 6-4.
doubles point. Valparaiso at Mississippi State, 3 p.m. Sam Ryder..................................72-67-71—210 Kiki Bertens (2), Netherlands, def. Aryna Reverse Singles
No. 78 Florian Broska made it 2-0 with a 6-1, 6-0 victory against Kiradech Aphibarnrat................ 69-70-71—210 Sabalenka (4), Belarus, 7-6 (5), 6-2. Alejandro Gonzalez, Colombia, def. Elias Ymer,
Gore on court 6.
Stephen F. Austin at Mississippi State, 5:30 p.m. Ryan Palmer...............................68-71-71—210 Donna Vekic (8), Croatia, def. Vera Zvonareva, Sweden, 6-3, 6-3.
Cameron Champ....................... 70-69-71—210 Russia, 6-2, 6-2. Santiago Giraldo, Colombia, vs. Mikael Ymer,
The 2018 All-American Oradini made it 3-0 with a 6-2, 6-3 decision Alabama at Troy, 5:30 p.m. James Hahn............................... 68-72-70—210 Doubles Sweden, not played.
Grayson Murray......................... 68-72-70—210 Semifinals
against 35th-ranked Jankulovski at No. 2. Central Arkansas at Southern Mississippi, 6 p.m.
The Hurricanes’ point came on court 3, when 97th-ranked Francis- Saturday’s Games
Brian Harman............................69-72-69—210
Alex Noren.................................69-72-69—210
Chris Kirk................................... 71-70-69—210
Margarita Gasparyan and Ekaterina Makarova,
Russia, def. Lara Arruabarrena, Spain, and
Alexandra Panova, Russia, 6-0, 6-2.
Transactions
co Bastias defeated Rakic 6-3, 6-4. Ole Miss vs. Minnesota (Orlando, Florida), 9 a.m. Richy Werenski..........................69-69-73—211 Saturday’s Moves
Brandt Snedeker........................ 69-70-72—211 Friday FOOTBALL
No. 93 Foshey defeated Franco Aubone 7-5, 6-4 at No. 5 to clinch Alabama vs. Maryland (Troy, Alabama), 10 a.m. Brian Stuard................................71-69-71—211 Singles National Football League
the match. Ole Miss vs. George Mason (Orlando, Florida), Keegan Bradley.........................68-69-75—212 Quarterfinals BUFFALO BILLS — Promoted Chad Hall to
“We played unbelievable doubles,” Foshey said. “We’ve been Billy Horschel............................. 71-68-73—212 Aryna Sabalenka (4), Belarus, def. Ekaterina wide receivers coach. Named Ken Dorsey
11:30 a.m. Freddie Jacobson...................... 68-72-72—212 Alexandrova, Russia, 6-3, 6-4. quarterbacks coach.
working hard on that. It was great to see everyone fighting hard today. Middle Tennessee at Mississippi State, 12:30 p.m. Brian Gay....................................67-73-72—212 Donna Vekic (8), Croatia, def. Petra Kvitova (1), HOCKEY
Adam Schenk.............................70-71-71—212 Czech Republic, 6-4, 6-1. National Hockey League
Nuno and Nic were both up (in third sets), and I felt pretty confident in
them. Overall, the longer (the match) gets, the better we get, so that’s
Alabama vs. Murray State (Troy, Alabama), C.T. Pan......................................73-68-72—213 Kiki Bertens (2), Netherlands, def. Anastasia NHL — Fined Ottawa F Zack Smith and Tampa
Bay F Nikita Kucherov $5,000 each for rough
Satoshi Kodaira..........................71-70-72—213 Pavlyuchenkova, Russia, 6-2, 3-6, 6-0.
good.” 12:30 p.m. Kevin Na......................................68-72-74—214 Vera Zvonareva, Russia, def. Daria Kasatkina play during separate games in Feb. 1 games.
Keith Mitchell..............................74-67-74—215 (3), Russia, 6-3, 7-6 (3). BUFFALO SABRES — Placed F Remi Elie on
MSU will play host South Florida at 11 a.m. Sunday at the A.J. Pitts Tennessee Tech at Southern Mississippi, 5:30 p.m. Doubles waivers.
Tennis Centre. Houston Baptist at Southern Mississippi, 8 p.m. Saudi International Semifinals CALGARY FLAMES — Recalled D Rinat Valiev
Saturday Anna Kalinskaya, Russia, and Viktoria from Stockton (AHL).
n Women’s tennis team sweeps doubleheader against Opponent TBD at Mississippi State, time TBD At Royal Greens Golf & CC Kuzmova, Slovakia, def. Kirsten Flipkens and TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS — Placed D Martin
King Abdulla Economic City, Saudi Arabia Alison Van Uytvanck, Belgium, 6-4, 2-6, 10-7. Marincin on waivers.
Alcorn State: At Starkville, the women’s tennis team (4-2) earned a
7-0 and a 4-0 victory against Alcorn State on Saturday at the A.J. Pitts Women’s College Golf Purse: $3.5 million
Yardage: 7,010; Par: 70 Davis Cup Friday’s Moves
BASEBALL
Third Round WORLD GROUP
Tennis Centre. Monday’s Match Li Haotong, China......................67-65-62—194 Qualifiers American League
MSU has won 32-straight non-conference matches at home. Dustin Johnson, United States.68-61-65—194 HOUSTON ASTROS — Agreed to terms with
Alabama at Northrop Grumman Regional (Palos Tom Lewis, England..................71-66-62—199
Winners to final tournament, Nov. 18-24;
losers to zonal groups LHP Wade Miley on a one-year contract.
“Our team did a good job staying focused today,” MSU coach Daryl KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Promoted
Verdes Estes, California) Alexander Levy, France............69-65-67—201 Belgium 3, Brazil 1
Lonnie Goldberg to assistant general manager/
Greenan said. “We worked on a couple things in practice this week, Ryan Fox, New Zealand............ 67-67-67—201 At Ginasio Presidente Tancredo Neves
which we were able to apply in match situations. It was nice being back Tuesday’s Match Scott Hend, Australia............... 70-63-69—202 Uberlandia, Brazil amateur scouting; Daniel Mack to assistant
general manager/research and development
Zander Lombard, South Africa.65-67-70—202 Surface: Clay-Indoor
at home in front of our fans.” Alabama at Northrop Grumman Regional (Palos Ross Fischer, England..............65-72-65—202 Singles and Guy Stevens to senior director of research
and development/strategy.
Joachim Hansen, Denmark.......67-70-65—202 Thiago Montiero, Brazil, def. Arthur De Greef,
In the opener, MSU’s Magda Adaloglou and Janina Braun defeat- Verdes Estes, California) Lee Min Woo, Australia.............69-70-63—202 Belgium, 6-3, 6-2. NEW YORK YANKEES — Agreed to terms
ed Stefany Grlj and Anastasia Vaganova 6-0 at the top spot. Emma Gavin Green, Malaysia..............68-68-67—203 Kimmer Coppejans, Belgium, def. Rogerio with RHPs Danny Farquhar and David Hale; Cs
Antonaki and Anastasia Rentouli defeated Bianca Birkenstock and College Rifle Ian Poulter, England..................68-67-68—203
Mike Lorenzo-Vera, France......69-71-63—203
Dutra Silva, Brazil, 6-4, 6-4.
Doubles
Kellin Deglan, Francisco Diaz, Ryan Lavarnway
and Jorge Saez and INF Giovanny Urshela on
minor league contracts.
Klavdija Bukovec in a similar 6-0 decision on court 2. On court three, Saturday’s Match Shaun Norris, South Africa...... 66-73-64—203 Sander Gille and Joran Vliegen, Belgium, def.
SEATTLE MARINERS — Sent RHP Max Povse
Also Marcelo Melo and Bruno Soares, Brazil, 6-4,
Tamara Racine and Meredith Roberts won by default. outright to Tacoma (PCL).
Ole Miss at Memphis Bryson Dechambeau, U.S....... 68-68-68—204 7-6 (4).
TEXAS RANGERS — Agreed to terms with
In singles, the Bulldogs won in straight sets at all positions. Rentouli Thomas Pieters, Belgium..........63-74-69—206 Reverse Singles
RHP Jason Hammel on a minor league
made short work of Grlj 6-0, 6-0 on court 3, and Braun earned the
same mark over Veronika Pytlikova at No. 4. Continuing the trend,
College Swimming and Diving David Lipsky, United States...... 71-67-69—207
Patrick Reed, United States.......67-71-72—210
Brooks Koepka, United States.. 69-70-74—213
Kimmer Coppejans, Belgium, def. Thiago
Montiero, Brazil, 6-3, 6-4.
Rogerio Dutra Silva, Brazil vs. Arthur De Greef,
contract.
National League
Friday’s Meet Belgium, not played. ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Agreed to
Roberts toppled Bukovec 6-0, 6-0 at No. 5. Web.com Country Club de terms with RHP Greg Holland on a one-year
MSU’s 55th-ranked Antonaki strolled past Vaganova 6-2, 6-1 on Alabama at Auburn Invitational (Auburn, Alabama) contract. Designated RHP Jake Barrett for
Bogota Championship Chile 3, Austria 2
At Salzburg Arena assignment.
court 2. At No. 1, the 56th-ranked Adaloglou defeated Birkenstock 6-1, Saturday’s Meet Saturday Salzburg, Austria CHICAGO CUBS — Agreed to terms with RHP
6-0. Racine won by default on court 6 to propel the Bulldogs to the At f-Country Club de Bogota-Lagos Tony Barnette on a one-year contract. Sent
Alabama at Auburn Invitational (Auburn, Alabama) Yardage: 7,237; Par: 71
Surface: Clay-Indoor
Singles LHP Ian Clarkin outright to Iowa (PCL).
sweep. At p-Country Club de Bogota-Pacos NEW YORK METS — Announced INF Gavin
Men’s College Tennis
Nicolas Jarry, Chile, def. Jurij Rodionov,
In the second match, MSU earned a victory at No. 3 doubles by Yardage: 6,206; Par: 70 Austria, 7-5, 7-5. Cecchini cleared outright waivers and assigned
Bogota, Colombia Dennis Novak, Austria, def. Christian Garin, him to Syracuse (IL).
default. For the first time together in dual play, MSU’s Antonaki and Friday’s Matches Purse: $700,000 Chile, 6-4, 6-4. SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Claimed OF
Rentouli defeated Birkenstock and Vaganova 6-2. Adaloglou and Third Round Doubles John Andreoli off waivers from Texas (AL).
Alabama at San Diego State, 11 a.m. NOTE: 39 golfers did not finish the round Oliver Marach and Jurgen Melzer, Austria, BASKETBALL
Roberts then completed a 6-0 sweep of Grlj and Pytlikovato to wrap the Southern Mississippi at LSU, 3 p.m. Drew Weaver........................ 69f-69p-65f—203 def. Marcelo Tomas Barrios Vera and Hans National Basketball Association
day’s doubles play. Steve Marino.......................... 67p-71f-67f—205 Podlipnik-Castillo, Chile, 4-6, 6-2, 7-5. CHICAGO BULLS — Waived F Carmelo
In singles, Racine won by default on court six to give MSU a 2-0
Mississippi State at Texas Tech, 4 p.m. Ben Polland.......................... 70p-69f-67f—206 Reverse Singles Anthony. Traded a protected 2020
second-round draft pick to Oklahoma City for
Casey Wittenberg................. 75f-64p-67f—206 Nicolas Jarry, Chile, def. Dennis Novak,
edge. Roberts closed a 6-1, 6-0 decision over Pytlikova at No. 4. Braun Saturday’s Matches Max Greyserman...................71f-67p-68f—206 Austria, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (2). G-F Timothé Luwawu-Cabarrot and cash.
Women’s National Basketball Association
clinched the match with a 6-0, 6-0 victory against Bukovec on court 5. Alcorn State at Ole Miss, Noon Ryan Brehm.......................... 70f-68p-68f—206 Christian Garin, Chile, def. Jurij Rodionov,
DALLAS WINGS — Re-signed Fs Glory
Kevin Dougherty....................68p-70f-69f—207 Austria, 6-2, 6-1.
MSU will play host to Alabama State at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Satur- Southern Mississippi at Louisiana, Noon George Cunningham.............67p-73f-68f—208
Johnson and Kayla Thornton and C Cayla
George.
Canada 3, Slovakia 2
day at the A.J. Pitts Tennis Centre. Mississippi State vs. Tulane (Lubbock, Texas), Benjamín Alvarado................70p-70f-68f—208
Maverick McNealy.................71f-69p-68f—208 At NTC Arena INDIANA FEVER — Re-signed F Natalie
Achonwa and Gs Shenise Johnson and Erica
2 p.m. Steve Wheatcroft.................. 68p-72f-68f—208 Bratislava, Slovakia
Horse Racing Women’s College Tennis
Chase Seiffert....................... 73f-67p-68f—208
Thomas Bass........................ 69p-70f-69f—208
Surface: Clay-Indoor
Singles
Denis Shapovalov, Canada, def. Filip
Wheeler.
LOS ANGELES SPARKS — Re-signed G
Karlie Samuelson.
David Skinns..........................65p-74f-69f—208
Mucho Gusto wins Robert Lewis for Baffert at Santa Wednesday’s Match Davis Riley............................. 67p-71f-70f—208 Horansky, Slovakia, 6-4, 7-5.
Martin Klizan, Slovakia, def. Félix Auger-
MINNESOTA LYNX — Signed F Karima
Christmas-Kelly.
Derek Fathauer..................... 72f-66p-70f—208 PHOENIX MERCURY — Re-signed G Briann
Anita Southern Mississippi at William Carey, 2 p.m. Cody Blick.............................. 67p-70f-71f—208
William Harrold......................66p-74f-69f—209
Aliassime, Canada, 7-5, 6-3.
Doubles January to a multiyear contract.
ARCADIA, Calif. — Bob Baffert’s second-string colt won a Ken- Martin Klizan and Filip Polasek, Slovakia, def. WASHINGTON MYSTICS — Re-signed G
Friday’s Matches Byron Meth............................66f-73p-70f—209 Félix Auger-Aliassime and Denis Shapovalov, Natasha Cloud.
tucky Derby prep race. Don’t discount Mucho Gusto. Vincent Whaley......................69p-70f-70f—209 FOOTBALL
Last year, Baffert’s top Derby hopeful McKinzie got injured.
Georgia State at Alabama, 1 p.m. Edward Loar...........................72f-66p-71f—209
Canada, 3-6, 7-5, 6-3.
Reverse Singles National Football League
Matthew NeSmith..................72f-66p-71f—209 BALTIMORE RAVENS — Promoted Matt
Second-stringer Justify went on to sweep the Derby, Preakness and UT Martin at Alabama, 6 p.m. Jason Bohn............................75f-65p-70f—210
Denis Shapovalov, Canada, def. Martin Klizan,
Weiss to running backs coach.
Slovakia, 7-6 (4), 6-4.
Belmont, giving Baffert a second Triple Crown in three years. Saturday’s Match Jamie Arnold.......................... 69p-70f-71f—210
Brad Fritsch........................... 69p-70f-71f—210
Félix Auger-Aliassime, Canada, def. Filip CAROLINA PANTHERS — Announced the
retirement of DE Julius Peppers.
Horansky, Slovakia, 6-3, 6-4.
Mucho Gusto won the $150,000 Robert B. Lewis Stakes by 4¾ Alabama State at Mississippi State (DH), 11 a.m. Tag Ridings............................ 72f-68p-71f—211 GREEN BAY PACKERS— Named Shawn
lengths at Santa Anita on Saturday. Jonathan Randolph............... 74f-65p-72f—211 Japan 3, China 2 Mennenga special teams coordinator and
“This is the time of year when you want to start getting excited College Track and Field Jimmy Beck............................ 69p-68f-74f—211
Brian Richey.......................... 66f-74p-72f—212
At Guangdong Olympic Sports Center
Tennis Center
Wendel Davis and Christian Parker as defen-
sive quality control coaches. Retained assis-
tant special teams coach Maurice Drayton.
about something,” Baffert said in the winner’s circle during a brief break Friday’s Meets Oscar Fraustro....................... 65p-75f-72f—212 Guangzhou, China
Canadian Football League
Brock Mackenzie................... 70f-70p-72f—212 Surface: Hard-Outdoor
between drenching rain. “We’re still dreaming in Technicolor.” EDMONTON ESKIMOS — Signed DL Kwaku
Ridden by Joe Talamo, Mucho Gusto ran 1 1/16 miles on a sloppy
Alabama, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Southern Lanto Griffin...........................68p-72f-72f—212
Mark Blakefield...................... 70p-68f-74f—212
Singles
Li Zhe, China, def. Yoshihito Nishioka, Japan, Boateng to a contract extension through the
2020 season. Signed LB Caleb Bailey, DB B.J.
track in 1:41.81. The 3-year-old chestnut colt paid $3.20, $2.20 and Miss at Music City Challenge (Nashville, Tennessee) Roberto Díaz.......................... 71f-66p-75f—212 6-3, 6-2.
Clay and DL Ben Sorensen.
Joseph Winslow..................... 67p-73f-73f—213 Taro Daniel, Japan, def. Zhang Ze, China, 7-6
$2.10 as the 3-5 favorite. Alabama at Tyson Invitational (Fayetteville, Rick Lamb.............................. 71f-69p-74f—214 (3), 6-4. WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS — Signed RB
Jalen Simmons and DB Mykkele Thompson.
Chad Ramey.......................... 71f-69p-75f—215 Doubles
“He’s a 3-year-old but he feels like an older horse,” Talamo said. Alabama) Nick Voke...............................72p-68f-76f—216 Gong Mao-Xin and Zhang Ze, China, def. Ben HOCKEY
National Hockey League
“He’s got a great mind. He absolutely loved the mud today.” Michael McGowan.................75f-64p-77f—216 Mclachlan and Yasutaka Uchiyama, Japan, 5-7,
CAROLINA HURRICANES — Reassigned D
Corey Pereira......................... 67p-73f-78f—218 7-5, 6-4.
— From Special Reports Haydn Fleury to Charlotte (AHL).
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COLLEGE BASKETBALL
Espinoza-Hunter fitting in with MSU
Halftime—Florida 33-29. 3-Point Goals— SOUTH
Saturday’s Men’s Kentucky 6-21 (Herro 3-4, Kel.Johnson 2-5, Appalachian St. 80, Louisiana-Monroe 58
Major College Scores Quickley 1-5, Washington 0-1, Hagans 0-2, Baker
0-4), Florida 5-19 (Nembhard 2-4, Locke 2-7, Al-
Belmont 100, UT Martin 86
EAST Bethune-Cookman 72, NC Central 54
Albany (NY) 64, Binghamton 50 len 1-7, Key.Johnson 0-1). Rebounds—Kentucky Charleston Southern 63, Presbyterian 55
American U. 66, Holy Cross 49 42 (Washington 12), Florida 32 (Key.Johnson
10). Assists—Kentucky 13 (Hagans 4), Florida 7
Chattanooga 64, UNC-Greensboro 54 By Adam Minichino
Notebook ferring for former standout
Coastal Carolina 76, Louisiana-Lafayette 58
Boston U. 76, Colgate 68
Bucknell 94, Lafayette 66 (Nembhard 3). Total Fouls—Kentucky 12, Florida ETSU 88, W. Carolina 80 aminichino@cdispatch.com guard Blair Schaefer, his
15. A—10,763 (10,133). East Carolina 63, Tulane 61
CCSU 64, Bryant 59
daughter. “I need her to be
Fairfield 57, Marist 52 Arkansas 90, No. 19 LSU 89 Florida Gulf Coast 82, Jacksonville 58
STARKVILLE — It’s za-Hunter tied a career high
Fairleigh Dickinson 97, Robert Morris 94, 2OT ARKANSAS (13-8): Gafford 11-15 1-2
Georgia St. 83, Georgia Southern 66 a good help-side defender. I
Harvard 68, Brown 47
Lehigh 75, Army 70
23, Bailey 1-4 2-2 5, Jones 3-8 2-4 10, Joe 6-13 Grambling St. 77, Ark.-Pine Bluff 57
High Point 82, Hampton 73 easy to forget Andra Espino- with 16 points in No. 6 MSU’s need her to make shots when
2-3 18, Harris 5-7 0-0 11, Osabuohien 1-2 0-0 3,
Manhattan 64, St. Peter’s 50
Md.-Eastern Shore 63, SC State 61
Chaney 2-2 0-0 4, Embery 6-9 0-0 16, Sills 0-0 0-0 Howard 74, Norfolk St. 70
Jackson St. 87, MVSU 56 za-Hunter has played in only 68-35 victory against LSU in they leave her open, and I
0. Totals 35-60 7-11 90.
Monmouth (NJ) 75, Rider 71 LSU (17-4): Reid 5-9 8-9 19, Bigby-Williams Jacksonville St. 67, Austin Peay 56
Lamar 64, McNeese St. 62
19 games for the Bulldogs. a Southeastern Conference don’t need her to turn it over.
Navy 71, Loyola (Md.) 68 4-5 2-4 10, Waters 3-12 5-6 12, Mays 5-12 5-5 17,
Northeastern 75, Hofstra 61 Taylor 2-3 2-2 6, Days 0-4 0-0 0, Williams 2-2 3-4 7, Liberty 58, NJIT 47 It’s possible the anticipation game at the Pete Maravich If she can find T(eaira Mc-
Notre Dame 79, Boston College 73 Longwood 85, Gardner-Webb 79
Penn 72, Columbia 70
Smart 5-12 7-8 18. Totals 26-59 32-38 89.
Halftime—Arkansas 45-41. 3-Point Louisiana Tech 90, FIU 72 surrounding Espinoza-Hunt- Assembly Center in Baton Cowan) and pass her the ball
Princeton 70, Cornell 61, OT
Rhode Island 65, Saint Louis 54
Goals—Arkansas 13-24 (Embery 4-6, Joe 4-8,
Jones 2-5, Osabuohien 1-1, Bailey 1-1, Harris
Louisville 76, Clemson 44
Memphis 59, Tulsa 56 er’s decision to transfer from Rouge, Louisiana. every now and then, it makes
Sacred Heart 71, St. Francis Brooklyn 62
Saint Joseph’s 64, UMass 62
1-3), LSU 5-24 (Mays 2-7, Reid 1-3, Smart 1-5,
Waters 1-6, Days 0-3). Fouled Out—Gafford,
Mercer 75, Furman 60
Middle Tennessee 60, UAB 44
Connecticut to Mississippi Espinoza-Hunter was it even better.”
Savannah St. 76, Delaware St. 73 Osabuohien, Harris. Rebounds—Arkansas 20
(Gafford 8), LSU 41 (Reid 10). Assists—Arkansas
Morgan St. 74, Coppin St. 57
N. Kentucky 78, Ill.-Chicago 44
State added to the expectations 6-for-9 from the field, in- Schaefer said Espino-
Siena 56, Iona 54
St. Francis (Pa.) 72, Mount St. Mary’s 63 18 (Osabuohien, Harris 5), LSU 11 (Waters 6).
Total Fouls—Arkansas 29, LSU 18. A—13,311
NC A&T 56, Florida A&M 48 for her first year in Starkville. cluding 4-for-7 from 3-point za-Hunter is similar to soph-
Stony Brook 86, Hartford 77 New Orleans 58, Incarnate Word 55
Syracuse 65, Pittsburgh 56 (13,215). Nicholls 73, SE Louisiana 66 The anticipation grew prior to range, in 36 minutes to help omore Chloe Bibby, who
Vermont 74, Mass.-Lowell 65
Wagner 71, LIU Brooklyn 59
No. 22 Mississippi State 81, North Alabama 81, Lipscomb 60
Radford 82, SC-Upstate 41 the season as MSU coach Vic MSU improve to 20-1 and 8-0 stepped into the starting
West Virginia 79, Oklahoma 71 Ole Miss 75 South Alabama 80, Troy 77
Southern Miss. 67, FAU 45
Schaefer and fans wondered if in the SEC. lineup this season, in that
Yale 89, Dartmouth 68 MISSISSIPPI STATE (16-5): Perry 6-15 7-9
SOUTH 21, Ado 1-1 2-3 4, Carter 2-5 1-1 5, Peters 3-11 1-5 Southern U. 75, Alcorn St. 54
Stetson 76, Kennesaw St. 69
the NCAA would grant Espi- Espinoza-Hunter likely she is someone who can
Alcorn St. 76, Southern U. 64 9, Q.Weatherspoon 8-13 8-9 27, Holman 0-3 0-0
Appalachian St. 85, Louisiana-Monroe 84 0, Woodard 4-5 0-0 9, N.Weatherspoon 3-5 0-1 6. Tennessee St. 62, SE Missouri 59 noza-Hunter immediate eligi- will earn her fourth start of stretch defenses with her
Arkansas 90, LSU 89 Totals 27-58 19-28 81. Tennessee Tech 74, Murray St. 65
Auburn 84, Alabama 63 OLE MISS (14-7): Buffen 0-2 1-2 1, Ole- UNC-Asheville 70, Winthrop 36 bility. the season at noon Sunday 3-point shooting ability. Bib-
Austin Peay 74, Jacksonville St. 71
Belmont 82, UT Martin 67
jniczak 0-2 0-0 0, T.Davis 7-13 0-0 15, Tyree 7-15
6-6 25, Shuler 4-8 3-3 14, Stevens 5-10 2-2 13,
Wofford 71, Samford 62
MIDWEST More than halfway (SEC Network) when MSU by was averaging 11.9 points
Bethune-Cookman 74, NC Central 64
Campbell 83, Longwood 62
Halums 0-0 0-0 0, D.Davis 0-0 0-0 0, Hinson 3-7
0-1 7. Totals 26-57 12-14 75.
Cent. Michigan 76, Buffalo 65
Cleveland St. 98, Oakland 90
through the 2018-19 cam- takes on Alabama at Cole- per game prior to a sea-
Charleston Southern 90, SC-Upstate 71 Halftime—Mississippi 43-39. 3-Point
Goals—Mississippi St. 8-17 (Q.Weatherspoon
Green Bay 59, Milwaukee 45 paign, Espinoza-Hunter is man Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, son-ending anterior cruciate
Coastal Carolina 96, Louisiana-Lafayette 79 Iowa St. 81, Kansas St. 52
Coll. of Charleston 54, Towson 53 3-6, Perry 2-2, Peters 2-5, Woodard 1-1, Holman Kent St. 73, Akron 58 showing signs she is grow- Alabama. ligament injury to her left
0-1, Carter 0-2), Ole Miss 11-21 (Tyree 5-7, Shuler
Coppin St. 73, Morgan St. 71
Drexel 67, Elon 63 3-4, Stevens 1-3, Hinson 1-3, T.Davis 1-4). Fouled
Miami (Ohio) 81, W. Michigan 62
Morehead St. 67, E. Illinois 57 ing more comfortable as a “I think her role is a little knee in the opening minute
Out—T.Davis. Rebounds—Mississippi St. 36
Duke 91, St. John’s 61
ETSU 77, Chattanooga 64 (Perry 11), Ole Miss 21 (T.Davis 8). Assists—Mis-
N. Illinois 68, E. Michigan 65
New Mexico St. 87, Chicago St. 66 Bulldog. bit similar to what Blair did against South Carolina.
See NOTEBOOK, 5B
sissippi St. 13 (Peters 6), Ole Miss 14 (Shuler 5).
FIU 75, Louisiana Tech 69
Florida A&M 63, NC A&T 39
Total Fouls—Mississippi St. 16, Ole Miss 19.
Ohio 94, Ball St. 62
Rio Grande 75, UMKC 56
On Thursday, Espino- for us,” Schaefer said, re-
Florida Gulf Coast 73, Jacksonville 60 Auburn 84, Alabama 63 SIU-Edwardsville 74, E. Kentucky 55

Vols set school record with 16th-straight win


Florida St. 59, Georgia Tech 49 ALABAMA (13-8): Hall 3-3 2-2 8, Jones South Dakota 71, Purdue Fort Wayne 49
Furman 74, Mercer 63 1-3 0-0 2, Lewis 4-6 3-6 13, Ingram 1-5 0-0 3, Temple 65, Wichita St. 40
Gardner-Webb 82, UNC-Asheville 81, OT Mack 1-2 0-0 3, Smith 1-1 0-2 2, Reese 2-5 2-2 7, Toledo 76, Bowling Green 56
Georgia St. 81, Georgia Southern 72 A.Johnson 0-4 2-2 2, Petty 7-14 2-2 18, Norris 1-4 UConn 65, Cincinnati 55
Grambling St. 79, Ark.-Pine Bluff 55 2-2 5. Totals 21-47 13-18 63. Wright St. 66, IUPUI 59
High Point 85, Hampton 69 AUBURN (15-6): McLemore 4-9 0-0 10, Youngstown St. 91, Detroit 45
Jackson St. 61, MVSU 57 Okeke 4-7 0-0 9, Brown 8-12 2-3 23, Harper 5-11 SOUTHWEST By KRISTIE RIEKEN
James Madison 104, UNC-Wilmington 95
Kentucky 65, Florida 54
6-7 19, Doughty 3-6 0-0 7, Spencer 2-4 0-0 4, Pu-
rifoy 2-3 2-2 7, McCormick 1-3 0-0 2, Dunbar 1-4
Alabama St. 58, Texas Southern 51
Baylor 96, Texas Tech 37 The Associated Press
No. 1 Tennessee 93, Texas A&M 76
La Salle 66, Richmond 58 1-2 3. Totals 30-59 11-14 84. Cent. Arkansas 74, Northwestern St. 52
Lamar 84, McNeese St. 75 Halftime—Auburn 48-28. 3-Point Goals— Houston 69, SMU 68
Alabama 8-19 (Lewis 2-3, Petty 2-7, Mack 1-1,
Liberty 77, NJIT 57
Lipscomb 102, North Alabama 80 Ingram 1-2, Norris 1-3, Reese 1-3), Auburn 13-22
Marshall 79, UTSA 72
North Texas 68, Charlotte 63
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Grant 12, 1-7), which lost for the fifth time in the last
Middle Tennessee 79, UAB 78
Mississippi St. 81, Mississippi 75
(Brown 5-7, Harper 3-6, McLemore 2-4, Okeke
1-1, Purifoy 1-2, Doughty 1-2). Fouled Out—Spen-
Prairie View 77, Alabama A&M 65 Williams scored 22 points and the No. 1 Ten- six games.
Rice 48, Old Dominion 42
Murray St. 67, Tennessee Tech 63 cer. Rebounds—Alabama 26 (Hall 10), Auburn 29
(Spencer, Purifoy, Okeke 5). Assists—Alabama 12
S. Dakota St. 74, Oral Roberts 65 nessee men’s basketball team set a school re- Jordan Bone added 18 points and 10 as-
New Orleans 89, Incarnate Word 72 Stephen F. Austin 78, Sam Houston St. 68
Norfolk St. 80, Howard 78 (Ingram 4), Auburn 15 (Harper 5). Total Fouls—Al-
abama 16, Auburn 18. Texas 76, Oklahoma 67 cord with its 16th-straight win, beating Texas sists for Tennessee and Turner had 19 points
North Carolina 79, Louisville 69
North Texas 73, Charlotte 66 Missouri 77, Vanderbilt 67
Texas A&M-CC 70, Houston Baptist 56
Texas-Arlington 68, Texas State 53
A&M 93-76 on Saturday night. and seven assists. Williams, the SEC’s lead-
Old Dominion 80, Rice 76
Radford 80, Winthrop 61
VANDERBILT (9-12): Nesmith 4-9 9-10 19, UALR 68, Arkansas St. 55
W. Kentucky 64, UTEP 61
The Volunteers (20-1, 8-0 Southeastern ing scorer, had 10 rebounds and four assists.
Shittu 1-2 2-4 4, Wetzell 2-5 0-0 5, Evans 2-6 0-0
SE Louisiana 91, Nicholls 70 4, Lee 4-10 7-9 15, Ryan 2-4 0-0 6, Moyer 0-1 0-0 FAR WEST Conference) surpassed the 15-game streak The Volunteers led by seven at halftime
Samford 92, W. Carolina 81 0, Brown 3-5 2-3 8, Toye 2-4 0-0 6. Totals 20-46 Boise St. 80, Nevada 65
South Alabama 81, Troy 75 20-26 67. CS Bakersfield 59, Grand Canyon 46 they had from February 1915 to January 1917 and had pushed their lead to 60-51 with about
South Carolina 86, Georgia 80
South Florida 84, Memphis 78
MISSOURI (11-9): Puryear 0-5 0-0 0, Tilm-
on 7-12 5-5 19, Pickett 4-11 3-5 12, Pinson 2-3 4-6
California Baptist 100, Seattle 83
Colorado St. 55, Air Force 48 and are off to their best start in conference 13 minutes left. Mitchell made a 3-pointer for
Southern Miss. 74, FAU 72
Stetson 92, Kennesaw St. 75
9, Geist 5-12 3-7 15, Santos 0-1 0-0 0, Nikko 1-3
0-0 2, Mi.Smith 2-3 0-0 5, Suggs 1-1 1-1 3, Watson
E. Washington 64, N. Arizona 62
Idaho 82, S. Utah 70
play since also going 8-0 in 1981-82. A&M and then stole the ball on the other end.
Temple 75, Tulane 67 5-8 0-0 12. Totals 27-59 16-24 77. Idaho St. 58, Portland St. 57 Tennessee was clinging to a two-point
Tennessee St. 79, SE Missouri 50 Halftime—Missouri 37-28. 3-Point Goals— Loyola Marymount 83, San Diego 57 He was fouled on the fast break by Turner
UTSA 116, Marshall 106, OT Vanderbilt 7-24 (Ryan 2-3, Toye 2-4, Nesmith 2-7, Montana St. 74, Montana 52 lead midway through the second half before
VCU 79, George Mason 63 Wetzell 1-3, Moyer 0-1, Brown 0-1, Evans 0-2, and made 1 of 2 free throws to get the Aggies
Virginia 56, Miami 46 Lee 0-3), Missouri 7-22 (Watson 2-5, Geist 2-7,
New Mexico 82, Fresno St. 73
a 5-0 run, capped by a 3-pointer from Jordan
Mi.Smith 1-1, Pinson 1-2, Pickett 1-3, Tilmon 0-1,
Pacific 87, Portland 77
within five.
Virginia Tech 47, NC State 24
Puryear 0-3). Fouled Out—Nesmith. Rebounds—
Pepperdine 79, BYU 65 Bowden, made it 70-63. Those five points
W. Kentucky 76, UTEP 59
William & Mary 84, Delaware 63 Vanderbilt 21 (Nesmith, Shittu 4), Missouri 35 (Pur-
Sacramento St. 77, Weber St. 62
San Diego St. 69, San Jose St. 68 were the start of a 10-3 spurt, with a 3 from Texas A&M got a 3-pointer by Brandon
year 10). Assists—Vanderbilt 11 (Lee 7), Missouri
Wofford 99, The Citadel 61
MIDWEST 14 (Geist 6). Total Fouls—Vanderbilt 20, Missouri San Francisco 57, Santa Clara 49
Stanford 75, California 50 Lamonte Turner that extended the lead to 75- Mahan after that to make it a 7-0 run and cut
17. Technicals—Geist.
Akron 65, Ohio 53 UC Davis 70, CS Northridge 54
66 with eight-and-a-half minutes to go. Wil- the lead to 60-58. Bone got Tennessee going
Butler 70, Seton Hall 68 South Carolina 86, UC Riverside 73, UC Santa Barbara 60
Cent. Michigan 85, W. Michigan 64 UNLV 77, Utah St. 56
liams added a dunk in that stretch and had a after that with a 3-pointer, but Mitchell hit an-
Cincinnati 73, SMU 68 Georgia 80
Dayton 68, Duquesne 64 SOUTH CAROLINA (11-10): Kotsar 3-8 0-2 The AP Women’s Top 25 big defensive play with a block on TJ Starks. other 3 for Texas A&M to leave the lead at
DePaul 67, Providence 55 6, Silva 7-10 5-8 19, Bryant 5-7 1-2 11, Campbell
Drake 68, Indiana St. 62 3-7 0-0 9, Lawson 7-13 3-4 19, Haase 3-4 0-0 9, Fared Wendell Mitchell and Savion Flagg made two.
Evansville 64, Valparaiso 53 Frink 0-0 0-0 0, Gravett 5-7 0-0 13, Hinson 0-2 0-0 Saturday
Illinois 71, Nebraska 64 0. Totals 33-58 9-16 86. 1. Baylor (19-1) beat Texas Tech 96-37. 3-pointers for A&M to power 6-3 run after Bowden scored 16 in his return after miss-
GEORGIA (10-11): Wilridge 0-1 0-0 0, Clax- Next: at No. 12 Texas, Monday.
Indiana 79, Michigan St. 75, OT
Iowa St. 65, Texas 60 ton 3-12 3-4 9, Hammonds 4-7 3-3 11, Crump 5-13 2. UConn (19-2) beat Cincinnai 65-55. that, but Tennessee scored the next seven ing the team’s last game with a knee injury.
Next: vs. East Carolina, Wednesday.
Kansas 79, Texas Tech 63
Kent St. 83, Ball St. 80, OT
0-0 14, Jackson 3-6 3-4 10, Ngumezi 0-2 0-0 0,
Ogbeide 5-11 6-6 16, Hightower 2-4 2-2 6, Harri- 3. Louisville (21-1) beat Clemson 76-44. points to stretch the lead to 85-72 with about Tennessee led by as many as 19 in the first
Miami (Ohio) 59, E. Michigan 48
Missouri 77, Vanderbilt 67
son 0-0 1-2 1, Harris 3-6 4-4 11, Fagan 1-2 0-0 2.
Totals 26-64 22-25 80.
Next: vs. No. 18 Syracuse, Thursday.
4. Oregon (20-1) did not play. Next: vs. six-and-a-half minutes remaining. half but the Aggies cut the lead to 46-39 by
Morehead St. 84, E. Illinois 78 Halftime—South Carolina 45-40. 3-Point
Goals—South Carolina 11-16 (Gravett 3-4, Haase
Colorado, Sunday.
5. Notre Dame (20-2) did not play. Next:
Mitchell had 18 points for Texas A&M (8- halftime.
N. Dakota St. 78, W. Illinois 76
N. Iowa 64, Missouri St. 59 3-4, Campbell 3-5, Lawson 2-2, Hinson 0-1), vs. Georgia Tech, Sunday.

No. 7 Wildcats use defense to get past Gators


Georgia 6-20 (Crump 4-9, Harris 1-1, Jackson 6. Mississippi State (20-1) did not play.
Oakland 83, Cleveland St. 68 1-3, Ngumezi 0-1, Hightower 0-1, Wilridge 0-1,
Ohio St. 76, Rutgers 62 Next: at Alabama, Sunday.
Hammonds 0-1, Claxton 0-3). Rebounds—South 7. N.C. State (21-0) did not play. Next: vs.
Rio Grande 75, UMKC 63 Carolina 28 (Lawson 7), Georgia 35 (Claxton 9).
S. Illinois 72, Bradley 68 North Carolina, Sunday.
Assists—South Carolina 16 (Campbell 7), Georgia 8. Stanford (18-3) beat California 75-50.
SIU-Edwardsville 88, E. Kentucky 82, 2OT 9 (Jackson 3). Total Fouls—South Carolina 21,
Toledo 69, N. Illinois 55 Next: vs. No. 9 Oregon State, Friday.
Georgia 14. A—9,820 (10,523).
9. Oregon State (18-3) did not play. Next:
Wichita St. 79, Tulsa 68
Youngstown St. 72, Detroit 70 Southern Mississippi 74, vs. No. 14 Utah, Sunday.
By MARK LONG
No. 7 Kentucky 65, made 9 of 33 shots in the
SOUTHWEST 10. Marquette (18-3) did not play. Next: at The Associated Press second half, including just 1
Florida Atlantic 72
Arkansas St. 84, UALR 83
Baylor 90, TCU 64 SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI (14-9): Rowe
DePaul, Sunday.
11. Maryland (19-2) did not play. Next: at Florida 54 of 9 from 3-point range, and
Houston Baptist 73, Texas A&M-CC 72
Kansas St. 75, Oklahoma St. 57
3-5 0-0 6, Harper-Baker 3-6 4-4 10, Edwards 10-
13 2-2 22, Holland 3-6 0-0 9, Griffin 9-14 0-1 21,
Illinois, Monday.
12. Texas (18-4) beat Oklahoma 76-67.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — scored a measly dozen points
Northwestern St. 80, Cent. Arkansas 75 Jacdonmi 0-0 0-0 0, Magee 0-0 0-0 0, Watson 1-3
0-0 3, Draine 1-5 1-2 3. Totals 30-52 7-9 74.
Next: vs. No. 1 Baylor, Monday. PJ Washington didn’t have to on the road. We just have to in the final 13 minutes, 53
Prairie View 81, Alabama A&M 65 13. Iowa (16-5) did not play. Next: at Penn
Purdue Fort Wayne 82, Oral Roberts 81 FAU (13-10): Lepichev 3-3 1-2 8, Zecevic
1-1 0-0 2, Jackson 1-7 0-0 3, Adger 6-14 3-3 19,
State, Sunday. say anything to his Kentucky come together and have each seconds.
14. Utah (18-2) did not play. Next: at No. 9
Sam Houston St. 94, Stephen F. Austin 72
Tennessee 93, Texas A&M 76
Forrest 4-12 0-0 11, Stapleton 8-15 0-0 18, Silins Oregon State, Sunday. men’s basketball teammates. other’s back and definitely “For 30 minutes, we
1-1 0-0 3, Ellis 3-5 0-0 8, Niang 0-1 0-0 0. Totals
Texas-Arlington 84, Texas State 77, 2OT
FAR WEST
27-59 4-5 72.
15. Gonzaga (21-2) beat Saint Mary’s 66-
52. Next: at Portland, Saturday. They all knew the situa- just locked down on defense. played well enough to beat
Halftime—Southern Miss. 38-27. 3-Point
BYU 67, Loyola Marymount 49 Goals—Southern Miss. 7-19 (Holland 3-6, Griffin
16. South Carolina (15-5) did not play.
Next: at Arkansas, Sunday.
tion: trailing by 11 points on We just had to dig down deep, a terrific team that’s playing
Colorado St. 85, Air Force 53
E. Washington 82, S. Utah 79
3-6, Watson 1-3, Edwards 0-1, Draine 0-3), FAU
14-36 (Adger 4-9, Forrest 3-7, Ellis 2-4, Stapleton 17. Rutgers (17-4) did not play. Next: at the road with 13 minutes to come out and get it done. We really, really well,” Florida
Gonzaga 85, San Diego 69 Minnesota, Sunday.
Idaho St. 69, Portland St. 67
2-7, Lepichev 1-1, Silins 1-1, Jackson 1-6, Niang
0-1). Rebounds—Southern Miss. 27 (Harper-Bak- 18. Syracuse (17-4) did not play. Next: at play. They all knew what had didn’t want to lose.” coach Mike White said. “Just
Nevada 93, Boise St. 73
New Mexico St. 83, Chicago St. 39
er 8), FAU 24 (Silins 6). Assists—Southern Miss.
13 (Edwards 5), FAU 16 (Adger 5). Total Fouls—
No. 3 Louisville, Thursday.
19. Kentucky (17-5) did not play. Next: vs. to happen: lock down on de- Kentucky used a 14-0 run couldn’t hold on.”
Oregon St. 81, Utah 72
Saint Mary’s (Cal) 86, San Francisco 80
Southern Miss. 10, FAU 13. A—1,510 (5,000). Florida, Sunday.
20. Texas A&M (17-4) did not play. Next:
fense or lose for the first time during a five-minute span The Gators entered the
Friday’s Men’s in a month. late in the second half to
San Diego St. 67, San Jose St. 56
Southern Cal 93, Washington St. 84 Major College Scores
at Mississippi, Sunday.
21. Arizona State (15-6) did not play. game in desperate need of
Utah St. 82, UNLV 65 EAST Next: at Washington State, Thursday. Washington simply set turn the game around. Her- a resume-building victory.
Washington 69, UCLA 55 22. Michigan State (15-5) did not play.
Weber St. 75, Sacramento St. 65
Brown 60, Dartmouth 58
Canisius 75, Quinnipiac 70 Next: vs. Purdue, Sunday. the tone for everyone else to ro came up big in the spurt, They ended the day looking
The Associated Press Cornell 80, Penn 71
Davidson 75, St. Bonaventure 66
23. Iowa State (17-5) beat Kansas State
81-52. Next: vs. West Virginia, Saturday. follow. scoring five points and find- more like an National Invita-
Men’s Top 25 Fared Harvard 65, Yale 49
Princeton 55, Columbia 43
24. Florida State (18-3) did not play. Next:
vs. Wake Forest, Sunday.
Washington finished with ing Keldon Johnson in the tion Tournament (NIT) team
Saturday
1. Tennessee (20-1) beat Texas A&M
MIDWEST 25. BYU (17-5) lost to Pepperdine 79-65. 15 points and 12 rebounds, corner for a 3-pointer. than an NCAA tournament
Bowling Green 92, Buffalo 88 Next: vs. Saint Mary’s, Thursday.
93-76. Next: vs. Missouri, Tuesday. Green Bay 90, Milwaukee 74
Friday’s Women’s Tyler Herro knocked down a Herro’s clutch shot from invitee.
2. Duke (19-2) beat St. John’s 91-61. IUPUI 83, N. Kentucky 77
Next: vs. Boston College, Tuesday. Ill.-Chicago 67, Wright St. 53 Major College Scores dagger 3-pointer with about behind the arc made it 55-48 “It’s deflating,” White
3. Virginia (20-1) beat Miami 56-46. Next:
vs. No. 2 Duke.
Iowa 74, Michigan 59
North Dakota 74, W. Illinois 73
EAST
Butler 73, St. John’s 68
three minutes remaining, and and sent Florida fans scram- said.
4. Gonzaga (21-2) beat San Diego 85-69.
Next: vs. San Francisco, Thursday.
Wisconsin 69, Maryland 61
FAR WEST
Dartmouth 81, Brown 61 No. 7 Kentucky rallied to beat bling for the exits. Herro fin- Washington and Herro
Georgetown 62, Creighton 53
5. Michigan (20-2) did not play. Next: at Hawaii 74, Long Beach St. 57
Manhattan 47, Fairfield 41 Florida 65-54 on Saturday. ished with 19 points and six prevented the Wildcats from
Rutgers, Tuesday.
6. Michigan State (18-4) lost to Indiana
Southeastern Marist 73, Siena 58
Penn 59, Cornell 46 Kentucky (18-3, 7-1 South- rebounds. a disappointing road loss.
79-75, OT. Next: at Illinois, Tuesday. Conference Men Princeton 79, Columbia 64 eastern Conference) won its But it was the Wildcats’ Herro made 6 of 8 shots,
7. Kentucky (18-3) beat Florida 65-54. Conf. Pct. Overall Pct. Quinnipiac 58, Monmouth (NJ) 46
Next: vs. South Carolina, Tuesday. Tennessee
LSU
8-0 1.000 20-1 .952
7-1 .875 17-4 .810
Villanova 53, Providence 33
Xavier 80, Seton Hall 76
eighth consecutive game defense that deserved more including 3 of 4 from 3-point
8. Nevada (21-1) beat Boise State 93-73.
Next: at Colorado State, Wednesday. Kentucky 7-1 .875 18-3 .857 Yale 65, Harvard 62 and ended a two-game skid of the credit, with Washing- range, and Washington was
S. Carolina 6-2 .750 11-10 .524 SOUTH
9. North Carolina (17-4) beat No. 15
Louisville 79-69. Next: vs. No. 23 N.C. State, Alabama 4-4 .500 13-8 .619 Delaware 70, William & Mary 59 against the Gators (12-9, ton leading the way. 6 of 13 from the floor. Wash-
Mississippi St. 4-4 .500 16-5 .762
Tuesday.
10. Marquette (19-3) did not play. Next: Ole Miss 4-4 .500 14-7 .667
Drexel 59, Elon 44
Northeastern 87, Coll. of Charleston 56 4-4). Kentucky started switch- ington fell short of his third
vs. St. John’s, Tuesday.
Florida
Auburn
4-4 .500 12-9 .571
4-4 .500 15-6 .714
UNC-Wilmington 89, Hofstra 54
MIDWEST
“There’s nothing really to ing on every ball screen, pre- straight 20-point, 10-rebound
11. Kansas (17-5) beat No. 16 Texas Tech
79-63. Next: at Kansas State, Tuesday.
Arkansas
Missouri
4-4 .500 13-8 .619
2-6 .250 11-9 .550
Indiana St. 76, Evansville 69 say,” Washington said. “We venting Florida from getting performance — but ended up
Loyola of Chicago 62, Illinois St. 59
12. Virginia Tech (18-3) beat No. 23
N.C. State 47-24. Next: vs. No. 15 Louisville,
Texas A&M
Georgia
1-7 .125 8-12 .400
1-7 .125 10-11 .476
Michigan 90, Iowa 81 know that we have to come to the lane and forcing tough, with his seventh double-dou-
Missouri St. 85, Drake 79
Monday. Vanderbilt 0-8 .000 9-12 .429 N. Iowa 65, S. Illinois 53 together. You’re down 11 long-range shots. The Gators ble.
13. Houston (21-1) did not play. Next: at Valparaiso 76, Bradley 73
UCF, Thursday. Thursday’s Games W. Illinois 111, North Dakota 90

Brown leads Tigers to big win vs. Crimson Tide


14. Villanova (17-4) did not play. Next: vs. No games scheduled FAR WEST
Georgetown, Sunday. Today’s Games
Arizona St. 60, Arizona 47
15. Louisville (16-6) lost to No. 9 North No games scheduled
Saturday’s Games Oregon 87, Utah 65
Carolina 79-69. Next: at No. 12 Virginia Tech, Oregon St. 89, Colorado 65
Monday. South Carolina 86, Georgia 80
Mississippi State 81, Ole Miss 75 Southern Cal 82, Washington 57
16. Texas Tech (17-5) lost to No. 11 UCLA 83, Washington St. 56
By JOHN ZENOR
Kansas 79-63. Next: vs. West Virginia,
Monday.
Kentucky 65, Florida 54
Arkansas 90, LSU 89
Auburn 84, Alabama 63
SEC Women The Associated Press
Auburn 84, Alabama 63
17. Purdue (15-6) did not play. Next: vs. Conf. Pct. Overall Pct.
Tennessee 93, Texas A&M 76
Minnesota, Sunday. Missouri 77, Vanderbilt 67 Miss. State 8-0 1.000 20-1 .952
18. Buffalo (19-3) did not play. Next: vs.
Central Michigan.
Sunday’s Games
No games scheduled
S. Carolina
Texas A&M
7-1 .875 15-5 .750
6-2 .750 17-4 .810 AUBURN, Ala. — The Auburn men’s with Kira Lewis Jr. adding 13. Donta Hall had
19. LSU (17-4) lost to Arkansas 90-89.
Next: at No. 22 Mississippi State, Wednesday.
Monday’s Games Missouri
Arkansas
5-3 .625 16-6 .727
5-3 .625 16-6 .727
basketball team fell from The Associated eight points and 10 rebounds but Alabama
No games scheduled
20. Iowa State (17-5) beat Texas 65-60. Tuesday’s Games Kentucky 4-4 .500 17-5 .773 Press Top 25, then started playing like they committed 21 turnovers.
Next: at Oklahoma, Monday. South Carolina at Kentucky, 6 p.m. (SEC Network) Auburn 4-4 .500 16-5 .762
21. Maryland (17-6) did not play. Next: at Vanderbilt at Arkansas, 8 p.m. (SEC Network) Georgia 4-4 .500 13-8 .619 belonged again. “They played an extremely great game
Missouri at Tennessee, 8 p.m. (ESPN2)
Nebraska, Wednesday.
22. Mississippi State (16-5) beat Florida at Auburn, 8 p.m. (ESPNU)
Tennessee
LSU
3-5 .375 14-7 .667
3-5 .375 12-8 .600
Bryce Brown scored 23 points, Jared Harp- tonight on both ends of the floor,” Alabama
Ole Miss 81-75. Next: vs. No. 19 LSU, Wednesday’s Games
Texas A&M at Ole Miss, 6 p.m. (SEC Network)
Alabama 3-5 .375 11-10 .524 er had 19 and Auburn beat rival Alabama 84- coach Avery Johnson said. “They had more
Wednesday. Ole Miss 2-6 .250 8-14 .364
23. N.C. State (16-6) lost to No. 12
Georgia at Alabama, 8 p.m. (SEC Network)
LSU at Mississippi State, 8 p.m. (ESPN2) Vanderbilt 1-7 .125 6-15 .286 63 on Saturday night to punctuate a big week. energy, they outhustled us. They just did a
Virginia Tech 47-24. Next: at No. 9 North
Carolina, Tuesday.
Thursday’s Games
No games scheduled
Florida 1-7 .125 5-16 .238
The Tigers (15-6, 4-4 Southeastern Con- great job. We didn’t have our best game. We
24. Wisconsin (16-6) did not play. Next: at
Minnesota, Wednesday.
Friday’s Games Friday’s Games ference) picked up their second straight lop- got off to a decent start but they got us with
No games scheduled No games scheduled
25. Florida State (16-5) beat Georgia Saturday’s Games Saturday’s Games sided win after dropping from The AP Top 25 their transition offense (and) obviously their
Tech 59-49. Next: at Syracuse, Tuesday. Kentucky at Mississippi State, Noon (WCBI) No games scheduled
Ole Miss at Georgia, Noon (SEC Network) for the first time this season. 3-point shooting.”
No. 1 Tennessee 93, Today’s Games
Auburn at LSU, 1 p.m. Mississippi State at Alabama, Noon “I kind of feel like that wasn’t a bad thing,” The Tide, which has lost four straight at
Texas A&M 76 Arkansas at South Carolina, 2:30 p.m. (SEC Network)
TENNESSEE (20-1): Alexander 2-2 0-0 4,
(SEC Network)
Florida at Tennessee, 3 p.m.
Florida at Kentucky, 1 p.m. (ESPNU) Brown said. “I feel like we got that chip back Auburn Arena, mustered only a brief sec-
Schofield 7-14 0-0 14, Williams 9-12 4-4 22, Turner Georgia at Auburn, 2 p.m. (SEC Network)
8-13 0-0 19, Bone 7-7 0-0 18, Fulkerson 0-1 0-0 0,
Texas A&M at Missouri, 5 p.m. (SEC Network)
Alabama at Vanderbilt, 7:30 p.m. (SEC Network) Tennessee at Vanderbilt, 2 p.m. (ESPN2) on our shoulder a little bit. It kind of was a ond-half challenge.
D.Walker 0-0 0-0 0, Pons 0-0 0-0 0, Johnson 0-0
0-0 0, Bowden 7-13 0-0 16. Totals 40-62 4-4 93.
Sunday’s Games Texas A&M at Ole Miss, 2 p.m.
South Carolina at Arkansas, 4 p.m.
wakeup call for us. It was just time to wake up Alabama cut a 20-point halftime deficit
No games scheduled
TEXAS A&M (8-12): Mekowulu 2-6 0-0 4,
Nebo 5-9 0-0 10, Mitchell 6-14 2-5 18, Starks 4-14 Saturday’s Women’s (SEC Network) and play ball again.” down to 11 midway through the half. Then
Monday’s Game
1-3 11, Flagg 5-14 2-3 14, Mahan 4-4 0-0 12, Chan-
Major College Scores Missouri at LSU, 6 p.m. (SEC Network) Once again, they did it with a 3-point bar- Harper hit a 3-pointer and drew the foul for a
dler 3-5 1-1 7. Totals 29-66 6-12 76.
Halftime—Tennessee 46-39. 3-Point EAST
Albany (NY) 71, Binghamton 62
Tuesday’s Games
No games scheduled rage, this time making 13 of 22 from long 4-point play and Malik Dunbar followed with
Goals—Tennessee 9-20 (Bone 4-4, Turner 3-6,
Bowden 2-7, Williams 0-1, Schofield 0-2), Texas American U. 71, Colgate 66 Wednesday’s Games range against the Crimson Tide (13-8, 4-4). a fast-break dunk to waylay the comeback at-
Bucknell 62, Boston U. 58 No games scheduled
A&M 12-27 (Mahan 4-4, Mitchell 4-10, Starks 2-5,
Flagg 2-7, Chandler 0-1). Rebounds—Tennessee CCSU 66, Bryant 65 Thursday’s Games Auburn’s two biggest stars accounted for tempt.
Canisius 78, St. Peter’s 59 Texas A&M at Missouri, 6 p.m. (SEC Network)
32 (Williams 10), Texas A&M 28 (Mekowulu, Nebo,
Flagg 6). Assists—Tennessee 28 (Bone 10), Texas Delaware St. 66, Savannah St. 58 Kentucky at Auburn, 6 p.m. half of the team’s points. Auburn had separate runs of 21-2 and 17-0
A&M 16 (Starks 8). Total Fouls—Tennessee 14, Hartford 73, Stony Brook 62
Harvard 100, Brown 83
Ole Miss at South Carolina, 6 p.m.
Alabama at Florida, 6 p.m.
Brown made five 3-pointers on just seven in the first half. The Tigers took a 48-28 lead
Texas A&M 8. Technicals—Schofield, Mekowulu.
Holy Cross 56, Lafayette 53 Arkansas at LSU, 8 p.m. (SEC Network) attempts and Harper added three, including into the locker room.
No. 7 Kentucky 65, Lehigh 66, Navy 55 Friday’s Games
Loyola (Md.) 70, Army 51 one from the AU logo well beyond the arc in “It’s a tough building to play in,” Petty
Florida 54 Maine 69, New Hampshire 45
No games scheduled
KENTUCKY (18-3): Washington 6-13 3-5 Md.-Eastern Shore 63, SC State 43
Saturday’s Games
No games scheduled
the first half. Harper also had five assists and said. “We had a bunch of defensive lapses, a
15, Kel.Johnson 4-13 0-0 10, Travis 3-5 0-0 6, Niagara 72, Iona 53
Herro 6-8 4-4 19, Hagans 2-5 2-2 6, Montgomery Penn 72, Columbia 60 Sunday, Feb. 10 Anfernee McLemore scored 10. bunch of defensive errors that can be fixed
Florida at Georgia, 11 a.m. (ESPNU)
0-0 0-0 0, Richards 0-0 0-0 0, Quickley 1-6 4-5 7,
Baker 1-6 0-0 2. Totals 23-56 13-16 65.
Princeton 75, Cornell 46
Robert Morris 63, Fairleigh Dickinson 43 Tennessee at Mississippi State, 1 p.m. (ESPN) “That’s the closest we’ve looked to the and will be fixed.”
FLORIDA (12-9): Key.Johnson 3-7 2-2 8,
Hayes 2-5 0-2 4, Allen 5-15 0-0 11, Nembhard
St. Francis (Pa.) 83, Mount St. Mary’s 72
St. Francis Brooklyn 56, Sacred Heart 53
Auburn at Arkansas, 1 p.m. (SEC Network)
Vanderbilt at Missouri, 3 p.m. (SEC Network) kind of Auburn basketball that I like to see,” Auburn center Austin Wiley missed his
5-11 0-0 12, Locke 2-12 0-0 6, Stokes 0-0 0-0 0, Vermont 52, Mass.-Lowell 42 Monday, Feb. 11
South Carlina at Connecticut, 6 p.m. (ESPN2)
Auburn coach Bruce Pearl said. fifth straight game with a lower right leg inju-
Bassett 0-0 0-0 0, Okauru 0-0 0-0 0, Ballard 1-5 Wagner 72, LIU Brooklyn 62
0-0 2, Hudson 4-8 3-6 11. Totals 22-63 5-10 54. Yale 64, Dartmouth 49 Kentucky at Alabama, 6 p.m. (SEC Network) John Petty led Alabama with 18 points, ry. He didn’t dress for the game.
4B Sunday, February 3, 2019 The Dispatch • www.cdispatch.com

briefly on the air FOOTBALL


Mississippi University for Women
Men’s basketball team rallies to beat Morris College
SUMTER, S.C. — The Mississippi University for Women men’s
basketball team rallied from a 13-point deficit Saturday to beat
Today
COLLEGE BASKETBALL
11 a.m. — Minnesota at Purdue, Big Ten Network
Chiefs QB Mahomes takes
MVP, top offensive honors
Morris College 85-82 Saturday afternoon. 1 p.m. — East Carolina at Connecticut, ESPNEWS
With the victory, The W improves to 6-15. WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL
Tavonta Jones was 7-for-12 from the floor, including 2-for-3 11 a.m. — Duquesne at Fordham, CBS Sports
from 3-point range, to tie for game-high scoring honors with 20
Network
points.
Noon — South Florida at UCF, ESPN2 By The Associated Press
DJ Clark recorded his eighth double-double this season with a
game-high 12 rebounds and 14 points. He also had five assists and Noon — Mississippi State at Alabama, SEC Roundup
two blocked shots. Network ATLANTA — Patrick Mahomes’
Former Starkville High School standouts Keith Harris and Josh great situation,” he said. “I got to learn
Skinner had 13 and 12 points, respectively, while Carlos Wilkerson 1 p.m. — Purdue at Michigan State, Big Ten breathtaking breakthrough season
had 11. Network earned him the NFL’s Most Valu- behind a great quarterback in Alex
The W shot 53.2 percent from the field and a season-high 52.2 1 p.m. — George Washington at St. Louis, CBS able Player award. Smith. I got to be on a team with a lot
percent from 3-point range.
Sports Network The Kansas City Chiefs quarter- of playmakers who helped me excel
n Women’s basketball team beats Morris College: At Sum- my game and make me look really
ter, South Carolina, the women’s basketball team defeated Morris 1 p.m. — Florida at Kentucky, ESPNU back landed a pair of honors at NFL
College 78-49 on Saturday. 1 p.m. — Creighton at Villanova, FS1 Honors on Saturday night, taking The good on a daily basis. And, then, to
With the victory, The W moves to 15-6. Associated Press 2018 MVP and Of- be able to go out there and win foot-
2 p.m. — Tennessee at Vanderbilt, ESPN2
Starlandria Walton went 8-for-16 from the field, including 2-for-5 fensive Player of the Year awards. In ball games in front of a passionate fan
2 p.m. — Georgia at Auburn, SEC Network
from 3-point range, for a game-high 20 points. The junior guard also
his second pro season, Mahomes led base is something I get the luxury of
had six assists, four rebounds, and two steals. 3 p.m. — Stanford at California, ESPNU
Kansas City to its first AFC title game doing.”
Katlyn Duke had a season-high 15 points. Duke, who also is 4 p.m. — South Carolina at Arkansas, SEC
a member of The W softball team, was 6-for-14 from the field and since 1993 with some of the most cre- Rams defensive tackle Aaron
Network Donald, who will play in Sunday’s
3-for-6 beyond the arc. She added nine rebounds and three assists.
WOMEN’S COLLEGE GYMNASTICS ative and clutch plays the league has
Former West Point High standout Qiayon Bailey added 13
seen in years. Super Bowl against New England,
points, six rebounds, and three assists. 8:30 a.m. — Ohio State at Washington, Big Ten took his second straight Defensive
The W will return to action Monday with a women’s/men’s Network
“I’m so humbled,” he said. “This
doubleheader against Oakwood University. The women’s game will is just the beginning. We’ve got a Player of the Year award.
1 p.m. — Nebraska at Michigan, ESPN Donald, the only unanimous All-
start at 5:30 p.m., followed by the men’s game at 7:30 p.m. long ways to go.
CURLING
“It is an honor. It’s a hard award Pro this season and the first Rams
Ole Miss 5 p.m. — World Cup: men’s gold-medal game,
to win. The next award I hope I can player selected for top defensive
Women’s basketball team will take on No. 20 Texas A&M third leg, Sweden, NBC Sports Network honor, joins Lawrence Taylor and
get is the Super Bowl.”
OXFORD — The Ole Miss women’s basketball will play host to GOLF J.J. Watt as players to win the award
Mahomes received 41 votes
No. 20 Texas A&M at 2 p.m. Sunday in its annual Pink Game at The Noon — PGA Tour Golf: Waste Management in back-to-back seasons. Donald led
from a nationwide panel of media
Pavilion at Ole Miss. Phoenix Open, final round, Scottsdale, Arizona, the NFL with 20½ sacks.
The game will air live online on SEC Network +. members who regularly cover the
TGC “Any time you put a body of work
Ole Miss (8-14, 2-6 Southeastern Conference) is coming off a league. New Orleans quarterback
64-51 loss to Auburn on Thursday. LUGE into it and then it pays off,” Donald
Drew Brees got the other nine.
No. 20 Texas A&M (17-4, 6-2) is coming off a 69-53 victory 9 p.m. — FIL World Cup: Germany, NBC Sports said, “and you’re rewarded for it, it
With only one previous start, Ma-
against Vanderbilt on Thursday. The Aggies are riding a six-game
Network means a lot. It’s a blessing.”
winning streak. homes entered the season as some- Chicago’s Matt Nagy, in his first
n Men’s tennis team beats No. 20 Oklahoma State: At NBA thing of a curiosity in Kansas City
Stillwater, Oklahoma, the men’s tennis team defeated No. 20 1 p.m. — Oklahoma City at Boston, WKDH-WTVA season with the Bears, was voted
after the Chiefs traded veteran Alex Coach of the Year.
Oklahoma State 4-3 Friday at the Michael and Anne Greenwood NBA G LEAGUE BASKETBALL
Tennis Center.
Smith to open up the job. It didn’t n Gonzalez makes Hall, along
1 p.m. — Oklahoma City Blue at Sioux Falls take long to erase any doubts as Ma-
Fabian Fallert won in straight sets for the clinching victory. with Bailey, Reed, Law: At Atlan-
Ole Miss took a 1-0 lead after winning the double point thanks Skyforce, NBA TV homes led the Chiefs to their first ta, For towering tight end Tony Gon-
to wins by Tim Sandkaulen and Filip Kraljevic and Fallert and Cotter NFL AFC title game since the 1993 sea-
Wilson. Both teams earned 6-3 wins. zalez, this was a slam dunk.
Sandkaulen carried the momentum at No. 1 singles with a 6-0,
5:30 p.m. — Super Bowl LIII: New England vs. son, throwing for 50 touchdowns, The 6-foot-5 Gonzalez, who
6-2 victory. Los Angeles Rams, Atlanta, Georgia, WCBI 5,097 yards and had a 113.8 QB rat- turned the celebratory post-TD
OSU’s Luke Hammond defeated Simon Junk 6-4, 6-4 sets. A SKIING ing, trailing only Brees. dunk over the crossbar into an art
loss by Kraljevic at No. 2 singles tied the match. 2:30 p.m. — FIS World Freestyle Championships: Mahomes’ ingenuity — the guy form, was voted into the Hall of
Kranic gave Ole Miss the lead with a three-set victory. OSU
evened things once more with a victory against Wilson at No. 6 big air competition, Utah, NBC Sports Network can throw from all angles and make Fame on Saturday.
singles before Fallert decided things at No. 3. 8 p.m. — FIS World Cup: men’s individual ski plays inside and outside the pocket Joining him will be two more
Ole Miss will play host to Alcorn State at noon Saturday, Feb. 9. jumping competition, Germany, NBC Sports — energized the Chiefs’ fan base first-time nominees, Champ Bailey
n Track and field team competes at Don DeNoon Classic: Network and excited fans across the league. and Ed Reed, along with another
At Carbondale, Illinois, the track and field closed out the Don
SNOWBOARDING “The play is never dead. He defensive back, Ty Law, and center
DeNoon Classic with some solid performances Saturday.
Allen Gordon won the high jump with a personal-best height of 4 p.m. — FIS World Freestyle Championships: can find new ways to get you the Kevin Mawae; Law and Mawae were
2.19 meters (7 feet, 2 1/4 inches). cross competition, Utah, NBC Sports Network ball,” Chiefs All-Pro tight end Tra- both in their third year as finalists.
Sprinter Brandee Presley tied her personal-best in the 60-me-
SOCCER vis Kelce said. “It may look like a The contributor nominees, Bron-
ter dash with a winning time of 7.46 seconds in the 60-meter dash. screwball, a slider here or there, but
Kelly Rowe finished third (PR of 7.54), while T’Aja Cameron was 7:55 a.m. — Serie A: Lazio vs. Frosinone, ESPNEWS cos owner Pat Bowlen and Cowboys
fourth (7.7). 7:55 a.m. — Premier League: Leicester City vs. it’ll get to you eventually.” and NFL executive Gil Brandt , each
Elijah Dryer finished first in the prelims (6.82) and the finals Manchester United, NBC Sports Network Mahomes is the sixth straight made it, as did senior Johnny Robin-
(6.83) of the men’s 60. Manny Foster (6.94) and Jaqaun Webb
8:30 a.m. — Bundesliga: FC Augsburg vs. Mainz quarterback and 11th of the past 12 son, the defensive back who helped
(7.04) finished in the top-five during the prelims. Foster’s time years to win MVP. No Kansas City
ranked as a season best. 05, FS1 the Chiefs win Super Bowl 4.
Jeanette Paul tallied a third win for the sprinters as well, taking player had won the award since the Gonzalez started in Kansas City
10:25 a.m. — Premier League: Manchester City
the women’s 60 hurdles (8.64). Chiefs joined the NFL in 1970. and finished in Atlanta, where vot-
vs. Arsenal, NBC Sports Network
Kenney Broadnax took second in the men’s 60 hurdles (8.2). Earlier, he was selected as the ers met on the eve of the Super Bowl
Tedreauna Britt finished as the top collegian after throwing
14.84m (48-8 1/4). Sophomore Shey Taiwo was close behind in
Monday top offensive player, beating Brees to select the Class of 2019; they
sixth after setting a PR at 14.39m (47-2 1/2). Leah Klein finished AUTO RACING 30 votes to 16. didn’t need much time to debate his
ninth (13.83m/45-4 1/2). 8 p.m. — Monster Energy Supercross: round 5 of “It’s awesome ... I got put into a worthiness.

Super Bowl
The men’s and women’s 4x400 relay teams finished second. the AMA Supercross, San Diego, California, NBC
The men’s team of Kenney Broadnax, James Burnett, Jaqaun Sports Network
Webb, and Alvin Westbrook had a time of 3:18.23. Jayda Eckford,
Brandee Presley, Orianna Shaw, and Kelly Rowe ran a season-best COLLEGE BASKETBALL
time of 3:52.22. 6 p.m. — Colgate at Lehigh, CBS Sports Network Continued from Page 1B
Ralesheia Gee was fourth in the women’s long jump (5.07m/16- 6 p.m. — Louisville at Virginia Tech, ESPN how helpful a comfort zone can be. back, knee, ankle and arm injuries
07.75) and Christian Yancey was sixth in the men’s 400 (51.61).
n On Friday, Joseph Benedetto won the weight throw with a 6 p.m. — North Carolina Central at Florida A&M, It’s even more pronounced when throughout his nine pro seasons,
personal-record of 18.58 meters (60 feet, 11 ½ inches). Chris Long ESPNU it accompanies events such as the and thought about retirement after
finished fourth (17.79m/58-4 1/2). 7 p.m. — Penn State at Northwestern, FS1 Super Bowl, which, for better or last year’s Super Bowl loss to the
Shey Taiwo finished as the top-collegian in the weight throw 8 p.m. — West Virginia vs. Texas Tech, ESPN worse, transcends football. Eagles. If this will be it for the big-
(20.54/67-4 3/4) for the third-consecutive week. Rebel volunteer Brady and most of his teammates, play tight end with superb blocking
coach Jeneva Stevens finished second (23.07/75-8 1/4) behind 8 p.m. — Iowa State vs. Oklahoma, ESPN2
Olympian DeAnna Price (23.17/76-1/4). 8 p.m. — Mississippi Valley State at Grambling in their third straight visit, barely skills, he isn’t letting on.
Tedreauna Britt set a PR with a throw of 17.14m (56-3). Annika State, ESPNU flinch at all the attention, media de- “As of right now, those are the
Larsson finished seventh (17.43/57-2 1/4), while Leah Klein came in
WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL mands and alterations to the norm last things I’m thinking about,”
10th (16.15/53-0). they encounter during Super Bowl Gronkowski says. “I love playing
Demond Fleming won the triple jump at a half-foot PR of 6 p.m. — Baylor at Texas, ESPN2
14.04m (46-3/4). Fraquan Gaines finished third (13.82/45-4 1/4). 6 p.m. — Missouri at LSU, SEC Network
week — although they were taken the game. After a long season, after
For the second-straight week, Kieshonna Brooks put together aback somewhat by the cacophony the (Super Bowl), a few weeks down
6:30 p.m. — Maryland at Illinois, Big Ten Network
another strong performance in the pentathlon, finishing second with and circus atmosphere of opening the road, you sit back, you relax,
NBA
3,482 points. She won the 60 hurdles and the long jump. Ghania night on Monday. Aside from Aqib you get some downtime, enjoyment
Warren finished fifth at 3,127, while Haley Hood set a career-best in 6:30 p.m. — Milwaukee at Brooklyn, NBA TV
Talib, C.J. Anderson, Brandin Cooks time. And you just see where you
seventh at 3,083 points. 9 p.m. — San Antonio at Sacramento, NBA TV
The Rebel women also received a runner-up finish from Kaira and Sam Shields, for the Rams this is want to go with it.
NHL uncharted territory. “That’s a tricky question. You’re
Simmons in the triple jump (11.18/36-8 1/4).
In the pole vault, Austin Garrett led the Rebel men at SIU in 6 p.m. — Los Angeles at NY Rangers, NHL TV Rams coach Sean McVay tends to trying to get around me. You’re just
fourth place (4.10/13-5 1/4). Lindsey Murray won the women’s pole SKIING dismiss that theory, however. Using trying to get you some answers over
vault at SIU (3.85/12-7 1/2). 5:25 a.m. (Tuesday) — FIS World Alpine
n Also, a handful of Rebel pole vaulters competed at the Texas
quarterback Jared Goff as an exam- there, baby. But like I said, I don’t
Tech Open. Nicole Kallenberger led the Ole Miss women at Texas
Championships: women’s super-G, Sweden, NBC ple, McVay could have been speak- know. I haven’t done that sit-down
Tech with a sixth-place finish (3.77/12-4 1/2). Sports Network ing for his entire squad, which has yet. I’ve got to do that sit-down.
n No. 7 rifle team defeats No. 11 Nebraska: At Oxford, A SNOWBOARDING made a sensational turnaround in About two weeks after (the Super
record-breaking crowd witnessed the No. 7 rifle team’s 4,665-4,651 vic- 6:30 p.m. — FIS World Freestyle Championships: his two seasons in charge. Bowl), then I’ll know.”
tory against No. 11 Nebraska on Saturday at the Ole Miss Rifle Range.
Ninety-four spectators saw eight Rebels post season or career parallel giant slalom, Utah, NBC Sports Network “He’s an unfazed quarterback,” DONALD’S DOMINANCE
bests on Senior Day. Nebraska took the early lead in smallbore (2,308- SOCCER McVay says. “I think his way to Rams defensive tackle Aaron
2,306), but Ole Miss stormed back in air rifle for the win (2,359-2,343). 1:55 p.m. — Premier League: West Hame vs. have success and handle adversity Donald, the only unanimous All-Pro
The Rebels’ 4,665 tied their second-best score of the season. the same demonstrates that poise this season, led the NFL with 20½
Abby Buesseler led the Rebels with a 580 in smallbore. Bues-
Liverpool, NBC Sports Network
and confidence you want from your sacks.
seler recorded a season-best 199 in prone. Jillian Zakrzeski fired
an impressive 195 in standing for a total of 577. Additionally, Kamilla
Tuesday quarterback.” Considering that Brady barely
Kisch earned a season best for kneeling (190). Adding to the Rebel COLLEGE BASKETBALL Nowhere is the experience has been touched or pressured in
score with Buesseler and Zakrzeski were Erin Walsh and Alana 6 p.m. — Drake at Loyola-Chicago, CBS Sports matchup more uneven than at QB. two playoff games — both against
Kelly. Nebraska’s Emily Cheramie fired the top score with a 582. Network At 41, Brady already is the oldest teams with strong pass rushers —
The success continued for rookie Erin Walsh as she led all
6 p.m. — Boston College vs. Duke, ESPN quarterback to start a Super Bowl. it is incumbent upon Donald to be a
with a new career mark in air rifle (593). Harley Gardner and Randi
Loudin turned in another pair of solid performances. Gardner fired 6 p.m. — Michigan State vs. Illinois, ESPN2 Goff is 24 and one of the youngest. factor Sunday.
a 589 (one point off of season high) and Loudin notched 588 points 6 p.m. — Pittsburgh at Wake Forest, ESPNU Well, maybe nowhere is an exag- Make that a major factor.
(one off a career best). Sophia Cuozzo tied her season high of 587. 6 p.m. — South Carolina at Kentucky, SEC geration, because Belichick, at 66, “We’ll get to him, but we have
Ole Miss’ scorers were Walsh, Kisch (591), Buesseler (589), and
Hayley Carroll (586). Network could become the oldest coach to to stay patient and don’t get frus-
7 p.m. — Michigan at Rutgers, Big Ten Network win a Super Bowl. He has worked trated,” Donald says. “We’ve got a
41 postseason games, with 30 vic- great secondary that will do its job
Southern Mississippi 7 p.m. — St. John’s at Marquette, FS1
tories, most among head coaches and make sure he doesn’t have easy
8 p.m. — Dayton at St. Louis, CBS Sports
Edwards, Griffin lead men’s basketball team past Network in NFL history. He’s the only head throws. If he has to hold onto the
Florida Atlantic 8 p.m. — Kansas vs. Kansas State, ESPN coach with five Super Bowl rings. ball, we’ll have our chances. We just
BOCA RATON, Fla. — Cortez Edwards had 22 points, six steals
8 p.m. — Missouri vs. Tennessee, ESPN2 McVay is half his age and in his have to go get him.”
and five assists, Tyree Griffin scored 21 points, and the Southern first NFL title game, the youngest Otherwise, the most accom-
Mississippi men’s basketball team held off Florida Atlantic 74-72 on 8 p.m. — Florida vs. Auburn, ESPNU
Saturday. 8 p.m. — Vanderbilt at Arkansas, SEC Network
Super Bowl head man. plished quarterback in Super Bowl
Conference USA Player of the Week Leonard Harper-Baker had Rams President Kevin Demoff history might tear them apart.
10 p.m. — San Diego State at New Mexico, ESPN2
10 points and eight rebounds for Southern Miss (14-9, 6-5). The Golden hears all of that so-called evidence, CLOSE ONES
Eagles shot 58 percent from the field — 70 percent on 2-point tries — in NBA
then cites so many positives about The Rams’ past two trips to the
winning their third straight conference game. 7 p.m. — Toronto at Philadelphia, TNT
Florida Atlantic’s Aleksandar Zecevic created the last of the game’s
McVay that he sounds like the next big game were tight affairs in which
9:30 p.m. — Miami at Portland, TNT dominant coach. they beat Tennessee and lost to New
eight ties, 69-all with 2:03 to go. The Owls did not score again until
Anthony Adger made a layup and free throw to trail 73-72 with four SKIING Sunday will be a powerful acid England. In all of the Patriots’ eight
seconds remaining. The Owls fouled LaDavius Draine with :03 to go. 5:25 a.m. — FIS World Alpine Championships, test for McVay and his team. previous trips in the Brady-Beli-
He missed the first and made the second for the final margin. women’s super-G, Sweden, NBC Sports Network Some other things to look for in chick era, the result was in doubt
Adger led Florida Atlantic (13-10, 4-6) with 19 points, Xavian 5:25 a.m. (Wednesday) — FIS World Alpine
Stapleton added 18 points and Michael Forrest had 11. Super Bowl 53: until the final moments.
In a game with few fouls (23 total), Southern Miss’s only two Championships: men’s super-G, Sweden, NBC GRONK’S FINALE? So to expect a romp at Mer-
missed free throws came in the final 29 seconds. The Golden Eagles Sports Network There’s widespread speculation cedes-Benz Stadium seems foolhar-
were 7 of 9 from the line and FAU made 4 of 5. SNOWBOARDING that Patriots star tight end Rob dy.
Florida Atlantic made 14 of 36 3-pointers (39 percent) and South-
ern Miss went 7 for 19 (37 percent).
2 p.m. — FIS World Freestyle Championships: Gronkowski could be playing his “It would be nice to get one of
n Women’s basketball team beats FAU: At Hattiesburg, Shonte parallel slalom, Utah, NBC Sports Network final NFL game. The four-time All- those,” Patriots receiver Chris Ho-
Hailes had 24 points Saturday to lead the women’s basketball team 6:30 p.m. — FIS World Freestyle Championships: Pro has been plagued by injuries for gan. “But the idea is to win, no mat-
to its fourth-straight win, a 67-45 victory against Florida Atlantic in a parallel giant slalom, Utah, NBC Sports Network much of his career, and only in his ter how you do it.”
Conference USA game at Reed Green Coliseum. first two pro seasons did he play a The largest margin in a Patriots
The win was the fifth victory in the last six games for Southern Miss 8 p.m. — FIS World Freestyle Championships:
(13-10, 5-5 C-USA). big air, Utah, NBC Sports Network full 16-game schedule. In 2018, he Super Bowl under this regime has
Kennedy Gavin had a career night, posting 18 points. made it into 13 games. been the eight points the Eagles
— From Staff and Wire Reports Gronkowski has battled through beat them by a year ago.
The Dispatch • www.cdispatch.com Sunday, February 3, 2019 5B

briefly COLLEGE SOFTBALL


Alabama
No. 8 gymnastics team beats No. 16 Missouri
COLUMBIA, Mo. — The No. 8 Alabama gymnastics team beat No.
MSU, Ole Miss, Alabama will have full TV schedules
16 Missouri 196.850-196.550 on Friday night. From Special Reports MSU will be featured five times in at Florida will be featured as part of
Alabama recorded season-best scores on the uneven bars and
floor exercise to secure the victory. April, beginning April 6-7 against LSU the whip-around coverage and will be
With the win, Alabama goes to 7-2 and 2-1 in the Southeastern BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The Mis- in Starkville. The second and third streamed in its entirety on the SEC
Conference, while Missouri drops to 4-5 and 1-3. sissippi State, Ole Miss, and Alabama games of the series will air on ESPNU. Network +.
The Crimson Tide swept the individual titles. Sophomore Lexi softball teams will be featured this sea- On Easter weekend, MSU will play Ole Miss will be featured on the
Graber won the all-around with a 39.350 and the floor exercise with a son in ESPN’s coverage of Southeast-
career-best 9.925. Sophomore Alonza Klopfer used a career-best score host to Ole Miss for a three-game se- SEC Network seven times and once on
of her own to win the balance beam, going 9.875. Junior Shea Mahoney ern Conference softball. ries. The squads will square off on the ESPNU. Four of the eight games will
won the uneven bars with a 9.900, while she and Graber shared top MSU will be featured in seven na- SEC Network on Friday, April 19. be played at home, while the majority
honors on the vault with matching 9.875s. tionally televised games, while Ole MSU will round out its home tele- of the rest of the Rebels’ home sched-
Alabama opened the night with a season-best 49.250 on the
uneven bars, led by Mahoney. The Tide also got 9.85s from freshman
Miss will be featured in eight games vision slate against Missouri on April ule will be available online through
Emily Gaskins, sophomore Kylie Dickson and senior Ariana Guerra on and Alabama will appear in 11 games 27-28. Those games will appear on the WatchESPN and the ESPN app as part
the bars. on ESPN’s family of networks. SEC Network. of the SEC Network + digital stream-
In addition to Graber’s winning score, Alabama got a trio of 9.850s Along with the seven national tele- ing platform.
from Mahoney, junior Maddie Desch and freshman Shallon Olsen on
The final Saturday of the regular
the floor exercise, pushing the Tide to a 49.375 team score. vision appearances, MSU will air each season will feature a “wild-card” game Two of Ole Miss’ SEC series in 2019
Alabama scored a 49.125 on the vault and closed the meet with a of its home non-linear games on SEC that will include a televised broadcast have been flexed to a Saturday, Sunday,
49.100 on the balance beam. Network+, which is available online of a key matchup in the conference Monday series, with the Arkansas and
n No. 19 men’s tennis team loses to Minnesota: At Tuscaloosa, and through WatchESPN and the South Carolina series scheduled to
Alabama, the No. 19 men’s tennis team suffered its first loss of the
race. The selected game will be an-
2019 campaign Friday night, falling to Minnesota 4-3 inside the Roberta WatchESPN app. Streaming informa- nounced one to two weeks prior to the have two games apiece carried on the
Alison Baumgardner Indoor Tennis Facility. tion for remaining road games will be game’s date. SEC Network.
With the loss the Crimson Tide falls to 6-1n, while the Golden announced at a later date. The schedule also features a “Bases The SEC Network will broadcast
Gophers improve to 4-1.
The national audience will get its Loaded” special on the SEC Network the Sunday and Monday games of
For the first time this season, Alabama dropped the doubles point
and trailed 1-0 entering singles action. first look at MSU in back-to-back road on May 5, the final day of the regular Ole Miss’ series against Arkansas on
Minnesota extended its lead to 2-0 after picking up a win on game March 16 and 17 at Kentucky. season. MSU’s regular-season finale See SOFTBALL, 8B
court four. The Tide responded with a straight-set victory from Jeremy
Gschwendtner over Sebastian Vile, 6-4, 7-5.
The Golden Gophers went up 3-1 after a victory on court six.
Seconds later, No. 41 Patrick Kaukovalta pulled the Tide back within
AUTO RACING
one with a 6-2, 2-6, 6-4, battle over Jackson Allen. Junior Edson Ortiz
improved his dual match singles record to 7-0 after coming from behind
to defeat Stefan Milicevic on court two, 1-6, 6-2, 6-4.
Johnson poised to show racing days aren’t over
Josip Krstanovic defeated Mazen Osama on court one to give By JENNA FRYER tra as Johnson heads into the Johnson begins his 18th teams suffered last year, but
Minnesota the win. The Associated Press
n Track and field team competes at Carolina Challenge: At
2019 season determined to season next week at Dayto- the struggles were glaring
Columbia, South Carolina, The track and field team finished off the prove he is capable of winning na International Speedway, for Johnson. It was his first
Carolina Challenge in a big way Saturday, setting four South Carolina CHARLOTTE, N.C. — a record eighth Cup champi- where he will lead a new-look winless Cup season and he
Indoor Track & Field Complex records and tallying five individual wins. Jimmie Johnson, one of the onship. He had shirts printed No. 48 team. Lowe’s had spon- finished a career-low 14th in
Alabama earned 24 top-eight finishes in a meet that included more most polite and professional and distributed to friends, and sored his car since his 2002 the final standings. Hendrick
than 45 teams and better than 1,500 competitors. athletes in sports, rarely gets
Shelby McEwen used a career-best leap to win the men’s high five-time IndyCar champion rookie year but left NASCAR had made a mid-season deci-
jump. The only competitor to go over seven feet at the meet, McEwen’s rattled. Unless he is being Scott Dixon recently honored at the end of last season. Ally sion to move Knaus in 2019 to
winning effort of 7 feet, 7 inches is the best mark in the nation this trolled on social media. his NASCAR contemporary Financial Inc. is his new spon- driver William Byron while
season and a new South Carolina Indoor Track & Field Complex record Johnson’s patience was with a video of him exercising sor and its paint scheme and Kevin Mendeering, an Xfini-
by six inches. very much tested last season,
The Crimson Tide swept the top-three spots in the women’s shot in a “I’m not done yet JA” shirt. color palette are the first sig- ty Series crew chief, was pro-
put, with Haley Teel getting the win (16.49 meter). Portious Warren
the worst of his NASCAR Johnson has seven cham- nificant changes to the No. moted.
(16.47m) was second, while Nickolette Dunbar took third (16.02m). All career. He could handle the pionships, tied with Hall of 48 Chevrolet since the team “It’s no different than an
three women bettered the previous facility record. Warren also finished losing, the internal struggles Famers Richard Petty and launched with Johnson. NFL team when you’ve got
in the top-five of the weight throw, saving her best for last with a toss of at Hendrick Motorsports and
59-11 (18.26m) on her final effort.
Dale Earnhardt for most in There’s been a change at a really good coach and a re-
Stacey Destin cleared 5-10.75 (1.80m) to win the women’s high
the final races with longtime NASCAR, and with 83 ca- the top, too, as team owner ally good quarterback and
jump, setting a new facility record, while senior Kiara Williams won the crew chief Chad Knaus. reer victories he is just two Rick Hendrick split Johnson a really good team, but for
women’s long jump with a facility record 19-11 1/2 (6.08m). It was the strangers who wins shy of sole possession and Knaus, who built the some reason it is tired and
Bobby Colantonio Jr. notched his second weight throw title in as suggested his best days are of fourth place on the all-time team from scratch in 2002. you need a spark,” Hendrick
many weeks after using a toss of 69-02.5 (21.09m) to take top honors.
With four throws over 63 feet, Kord Ferguson took second in the
over that got under Johnson’s list. He has nothing to prove Although successful, the said. “You just can’t keep
men’s shot put with a best mark of 63-6 1/4 (19.36m), while Chago skin and forced him to clap to anyone, but his aggravation duo had their disagreements going back again and again
Basso was fifth with a best mark of 60-04.75 (18.41m). back on Twitter. His respons- is real at the suggestion he and Hendrick on at least one and again trying to hold it to-
Keitavious Walter ran a 6.69 in the men’s 60 final to take second, es were sometimes humorous should hang it up. occasion threatened to sep- gether. Chad needed a new
while Demi Washington clocked a 7.44 in the women’s 60 final to finish
if out of character for Johnson, “I get to say when I’m arate them. They won their challenge and so did Jimmie.
fourth.
Daija Lampkin, Takyera Roberson, Katie Funcheon, and Mauricia until he stumbled upon a post done,” Johnson said. “It did seventh title together in 2016 The combination, they both
Prieto ran a 3:34.36 in the 4x400 relay to take second. that called him a “has been” weigh on me and I can’t wait but the need for a change had tremendous desire, but it
Will Herrscher cleared 17-4 1/2 (5.30m) to take second place in and told him to retire. to win and win often. I think emerged the next season just needed something fresh.
the men’s pole vault competition, while Taylor Pickett cleared 12-1 1/2 “I’m far from done JA,”
(3.70m) to take fourth in the women’s pole vault.
that would be something real- when Johnson won three rac- Jimmie has now got a guy who
Tamara Moncrieffe was third in the women’s triple jump (40-11 3/4) Johnson wrote in a rebuke last ly nice to say back to all those es but wasn’t a title contender. is very technical, but Jimmie
(12.49m), and Michael Wiggins was sixth in the men’s triple jump (48-0, October. people that suggested that I Hendrick Motorsports was is a champion and he wants to
14.63m). The retort is now his man- was washed up and done.” in a rebuild and all four of its lead the team now.”

Notebook
Lampkin (23.45), Prieto (23.64), and Krystal Sparling (23.82) were
fourth, fifth, and eighth in the women’s 200, while Champion Allison
finished eighth in the men’s 200 (21.24).
n On Friday, Carl Nesbitt tied for first in the open division of the
men’s high jump with a mark of 6-7. Continued from Page 3B
Takyera Roberson and Katie Funcheon took sixth and seventh in
the 400, going 54.10 and 54.39, respectively. Schaefer said Espinoza-Hunter, a 10, at Humphrey Coliseum is a sellout, increases in the first four seasons. The
Demi Washington posted the third fastest time in the semifinals of sophomore, is basically is in her first the Bulldogs enter this weekend’s action Bulldogs were 12th in increase of aver-
the women’s 60 (7.47), while Keitavious Walter ran a 6.76 in the men’s college season. While he said he has third in the league in average attendance. age attendance for the 2017-18 season.
60 semifinal.
n No. 15 women’s golf team opens spring season: At Palos seen her improve defensively, he feels South Carolina leads the way at 11,048,
Verdes Estes, California, the No. 15 women’s golf team will kick off the she has a lot of room to improve on while Tennessee is second at 8,011. MSU Status of Scott uncertain
spring season Sunday at the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge both ends of the floor. is right behind at 7.991. Schaefer said Friday that sopho-
at the par-71, 6,017-yard Palos Verdes Golf Club. The event will run “People have to guard her,” Schae- Nationally, South Carolina leads the
through Tuesday. more Bre’Amber Scott would be held
fer said. “It spaces out the floor and way and is followed by Iowa State, Con-
This will be the Alabama’s fifth time competing in the event, which out of practice after having to leave the
started in 1996 and is hosted by The Ohio State University. Alabama allows Jazz(mun Holmes) and Jo(-rdan necticut, Louisville, Notre Dame, and
game against LSU. Scott left the game
finished second in 2016 and 2018. Danberry) to really create and do some Tennessee.
after she ran into a screen when she
Eleven programs participating in the 16-team field are ranked in things for themselves. She runs the MSU has home games remaining
the Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) Top 25, including nine against Missouri, Vanderbilt, and LSU was coming down the court.
in the top 15 teams. The field includes No. 1 USC, No. 2 Texas, No. 4 floor like Blair, in a lot of way, and gets Schaefer said Saturday morning he
Florida, No. 7 Arizona, No. 8 Stanford, No. 9 UCLA and No. 9 Arizona out in transition so you can find her. after its game against Tennessee.
Tennessee has home games remain- wasn’t sure if Scott would practice prior
State, No. 14 Wake Forest, No. 19 Washington, and No. 20 Florida Jazz finds her and looks for her. I think to the team’s game against Alabama. If
State. she is doing a good job there.” ing against Auburn, South Carolina,
Alabama’s top three players all average below a 72.00 scoring and Vanderbilt. she did, she would be able to play against
average this season. Junior Jiwon Jeon leads the way with a 70 stroke The only thing that concerned the Crimson Tide. If she didn’t, he said
Schaefer about Espinoza-Hunter’s per- A second-place finish in average at-
average during the fall season, including a 54-hole school record of she wouldn’t play, per his rule.
17-under par 196 (66-64-66), which she carded at the Schooner Fall formance against LSU was her four tendance in the SEC would be the high-
Classic to claim medalist honors. est finish for MSU in program history. Scott played only four minutes and
turnovers.
Kenzie Wright (71.90) and Angelica Moresco (71.70) also average Last season, MSU finished seventh was 0-for-1 from the field against LSU.
below par throughout the fall season. in the nation in average attendance at For the season, Scott is averaging 6.3
Mary Mac Trammell and Carolina Caminoli will round out
Alabama’s lineup.
MSU among league, national 7,439. If the current pace holds, MSU points and 1.4 rebounds in 12.6 min-
n Women’s soccer team welcomes four early enrollees: At leaders will record its fifth-straight increase utes. She is shooting 48.9 percent from
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, the women’s soccer team welcomed four early MSU continues to pack Humphrey in average attendance. The Bulldogs the field and 46.9 percent from 3-point
enrollees to campus as the first members of the 2019 recruiting class. Coliseum. have had average attendance of 1,317, range.
Top Drawer Soccer rated the class the No. 12 recruiting class in the na-
tion. All four early enrollees are enrolled in classes on campus and are
With news Friday that MSU’s game 2,321, 3,755, 5,162, 6,641, and 7,439 Follow Dispatch sports editor Adam
eligible to participate in spring practice and games. The early enrollee against Tennessee at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. the last six seasons. MSU had top-10 Minichino on Twitter @ctsportseditor

MSU women
class includes, Katarina Baehren, a defender from Cypress, Texas; AJ
Crooks, a goalkeeper from Spokane, Washington; Carlee Giammona,
a midfielder from Las Vegas; and Reyna Reyes, a midfielder/defender
from Garland, Texas.
Continued from Page 1B
Junior Colleges The win helped MSU fer said Wednesday. “We intervals, and hypothesis “I had gotten that con-
improve to 20-1 and 8-0 in want to practice perfect. We tests with applications in fidence from those kids,”
EMCC football team will hold tryouts Feb. 15 the SEC and set a program want to play perfect. You the real world. Once Espi- Schaefer said of the 2017-
SCOOBA — The five-time national champion East Mississippi
Community College football team will hold tryouts Friday, Feb. 15. record for fewest points know what, maybe if you noza-Hunter figured it out, 18 team. “They earned that
A morning college session for high school graduates with National allowed in a league game, keep working toward that though, she said she earned over the course of time. I
Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) eligibility remaining will which is why Schaefer said you can win that last game.” an ‘A’ in the class. She said felt good about them. They
begin with a 9:45 a.m. registration at EMCC’s Sullivan-Windham Field.
after the game, “it was as Jazzmun Holmes, Mc- she is working on develop- didn’t let sour milk on their
A tryout session for current high school seniors will follow with a 1 p.m.
registration. good as we have been in a Cowan, and Espinoza-Hunt- ing a similar understanding cereal or a bad test or some-
There will be a $20 registration fee (cash or check) for all partici- long time.” er touched on defense Fri- of how Schaefer wants the thing personal in their life
pants. Checks can be made payable to EMCC Football. MSU will try to duplicate day as one place MSU can Bulldogs to play defense. take away from their pure
Interested players are encouraged to bring their workout gear, that effort at noon Sunday get better. “I guess it is sort of like joy of basketball.
cleats, towels, and running shoes for participation in EMCC’s football
tryouts. All participants must provide an up-to-date athletic physical (SEC Network) when it “I think we have room to coach’s defense. Turning “From a mental stand-
form and valid insurance card to take part in the tryouts. takes on Alabama at Cole- improve (on defense) just and running, I didn’t under- point, they were just really
For more information, contact EMCC assistant football coach Cade man Coliseum in Tuscaloo- because we do have a young stand it,” Espinoza-Hunter mentally tough. … With
Wilkerson (662-416-3640, or email him at dwilkerson@eastms.edu). sa, Alabama. team and they don’t really said. “I finally, sort of, kind this group, like every oth-
MSU enters the game get the point of help side of got the grip of it, still er group I have had, pret-
ICC softball team beats Jackson State in doubleheader riding a 24-game winning yet,” Holmes said. learning it, but eventually I ty much for the most part,
The Itawamba Community College softball team beat Jackson streak in SEC regular-sea- Said McCowan, “Once will fall in love with it.” some things can, as my par-
State 5-0 in five innings and 10-1 in a doubleheader Saturday.
In Game 1, Olivia Burns allowed only one hit to get the victory
son play. Andra Espino- we figure out help side and Schaefer hopes all of the ents would say, upset the ap-
Mattie Miene, Sam Conley, and Macey Cox (double) had multiple hits. za-Hunter tied a career high who’s dropping and whose Bulldogs “fall in love” with ple cart.”
In Game 2, Kaylee Nelson scattered four hits to get the win. Cox with 16 points, while Teaira rotation it is we will be bet- playing defense his way. A Schaefer said he and the
had three hits, including two doubles, while Conley, Rachel Sternisha McCowan had her 17th dou- ter.” team mind-set like that will members of his staff have
(triple), and Jessica Davis had multiple hits for ICC (2-0). ble-double (13 points, 20 re- Espinoza-Hunter, who allow him to develop a simi- to continue to work on that
ICC will play host to Jackson State (Tenn.) on Saturday, Feb. 9.
bounds) of the season. is in her first season with lar confidence he had in the mental piece. He said the
Despite the fast start MSU after transferring players on the 2017-18 team key is to try to get all of the
Soccer and the gaudy stats — the from Connecticut, equated because he said they were Bulldogs “on the same page”
Lletget leads U.S. men to second-straight win under Bulldogs held the Tigers to understanding defensive “consistent.” Led by seniors for the last two months so
Berhalter 21-percent shooting from rotations in Schaefer’s sys- Victoria Vivians, Morgan they can make a run.
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Sebastian Lletget headed the ball down and the field — there remains tem to grasping a new con- William, Blair Schaefer, and “We haven’t scratched
the emotions overtook him as soon as the ball went into the net. plenty of areas to improve. cept, like in a Stats class. Roshunda Johnson, the Bull- the surface on where we
In the same stadium where he scored his first international goal
before a devastating foot injury he feared might have ended his career,
Schaefer said Wednesday Espinoza-Hunter said she dogs were able to overcome can be,” Schaefer said. “I
Lletget delivered a much happier highlight in front of family and friends he will continue to press, to had difficulty initially in her nearly every obstacle en see so much potential in this
who made the short drive down from his native San Francisco. prod, to cajole in an effort Stats class, which features route to a program-best 37- group. … I think we have so
Lletget scored and assisted in his first game back at Avaya to get everything out of the displaying and describing win season. Coach Schaefer much room to grow.”
Stadium since the injury, leading the United States over Costa Rica 2-0 2018-19 team. data, the normal curve, re- hopes the 2018-19 Bulldogs Follow Dispatch sports
in an exhibition Saturday that made Gregg Berhalter just the third coach
to win his first two matches with the American national team. “Every day we just want gression, probability, statis- will get to that same posi- editor Adam Minichino on
— From Staff and Wire Reports to keep trying to do,” Schae- tical inference, confidence tion. Twitter @ctsportseditor
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High-Point Winners

Matt Bush/USA TODAY Sports


Ole Miss’ Blake Hinson (0) battles for a rebound with Mississippi State’s Reggie Perry (1) in the second half of
their game Saturday at The Pavilion at Ole Miss.

MSU men
Contributed
Mariia Tsvetkova (TOP) poses for a picture with Swim
Columbus coach Stephani Gonzalez, while Christopher
Card (BOTTOM) poses with Gonzalez after earning
Continued from Page 1B individual high-point honors in the 8-and-under age
the Bulldogs grabbed ed to play your rival in a Weatherspoon matched man playing in the best group at a meet Jan. 25-27 at the Delta State
their first conference road sold-out arena, that’s your a season-high with 27 league in America. That University Aquatic Center in Cleveland.
win to move to 16-5 and problem. Just didn’t think points, giving him a career being said, if he plays
4-4 in the league. Losers we had the toughness we average of 16.5 points per 34 minutes like he did
of five of six, Ole Miss fell needed to win today. The game against Ole Miss. tonight, he is going to
to 14-7 and 4-4. 50-50 balls, the tough- In a loss to Alabama on get double figures in re-
The Bulldogs won for ness plays, they all went Tuesday, MSU couldn’t bounds. He is just a natu-
the first time in the Reb- to State.” quite get over the hump. ral at that.”
els’ new arena and for the Howland said “an ag- This time, the Bulldogs The Bulldogs enjoyed
first time in Oxford since gressive defense” was the cleared that hurdle and a 9-0 run to build a 66-
2011. plan and it worked early, had some type of control 60 lead. Breein Tyree’s
Howland credited Per- as the Bulldogs scored of the game for the final 25-point night included a
ry with the game’s two seven-straight points to 10 minutes. critical 3-pointer to stop
biggest shots. The first build a 15-8 lead. Trailing 48-41, the Bull- that run.
was a 3-pointer that gave “The early stretch dogs quieted the crowd Breein delivered his fi-
MSU its first lead of the there to start the game with six-straight points. nal dagger to tie the game
second half (62-60 with 9 set the tone,” Howland Still, the lead wasn’t se- at 73 with 3:53 left.
minutes, 34 seconds left) said. cured until Perry drained Unfazed, Perry an-
and another 3-pointer Ole Miss responded a 22-foot 3-pointer from swered with the go-ahead
that gave the Bulldogs the with a 13-0 run for a 21-18 the corner for the 62-60 3-pointer with 21 seconds
lead for good (76-73 with lead. From, there, an in- lead. left.
3:32 left). tense rivalry game broke Perry has 39 points “He’s the next go-to
“Just big shot after big out. in two road games this big-shot guy on our cam-
shot. He and Q both were The Rebels led 43-39 at week. His double-double pus,” Quinndary Weath-
doing that,” Howland halftime. was his second in three erspoon said. “I saw it
said. “Coach had really been games, and third overall. coming.”
Ole Miss was a step on us in practice about When Howland was Davis had 15 points,
quicker last month in an our defensive toughness,” asked if these type of while Devontae Shuler
81-77 victory in Starkville. Perry said. “We showed scoring numbers could be had 14 points for the Reb-
The roles were reversed our ability to rebound and commonplace, he quickly els.
Saturday. defend today.” flipped the switch to the The Bulldogs were
“We had to call a cou- With the Bulldogs de- rebound category. plus-12 on the boards.
ple of timeouts early there fending and rebounding, Perry had seven of his “They came into our
to coach effort,” Ole Miss
coach Kermit Davis said.
the offensive pressure fell
to Perry and Quinndary
11 rebounds on offensive
glass.
place and wanted it more
than we did,” Davis said.
YOUTH SOCCER
“I don’t like that. That is
not what this team has
been doing this season.
If you can’t be motivat-
Weatherspoon.
In his final regular-sea-
son game against MSU’s
biggest rival, Quinndary
“You could say we are
hopeful (for the points),
but not expecting,” How-
land said. “He is a fresh-
“That’s disappointing.”
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Columbus United U-12
Youth girls team wins title
Continued from Page 1B From Special Reports Perkins, Brylee
changes to the starting Smith, Sophie Starks,
lineup, with Perry earn- The Columbus Unit- Roni-Kate West, and Al-
ing his fifth career start ed Under-12 girls soccer yssa Zettler — scored for
in place of Aric Holman. team won the champi- United. Captains Rylee
Tyson Carter replaced onship at the“Frostbite” Wilson and Brylee Smith
Nick Weatherspoon, who tournament Jan. 26-27 at led the defense and com-
was injured Tuesday in a the Starkville bined with goalkeepers
loss at Alabama. Sportsplex. Pressley Byrd, Sophie Mi-
Nick Weatherspoon The “United ‘07’ Elite lam, and Alyssa
came off the bench to play Girls (13-3 on the season) Zettler to record three
26 minutes. outscored their opponents shutouts. Greg Gibson
“With Aric, we just felt 14-0 in three matches and Lee Milam are the
like we needed to not start (Greenwood Red Bulls Columbus coaches.
him for a game,” Howland 7-0, Cannon Crossfire The Columbus United
said. “He has been press- 4-0, and Starkville Impact U-12 boys team coached
ing too hard. I guarantee Futbol Club 3-0). Eight by Jonathan Tuggle were
you Aric took it the right players — Genevieve finalists. The team lost to
way. He is probably the Gibson, Sophie Milam, Alliance FC in the cham-
happiest man in our lock- Emma Parham, Kennedy pionship match.
er room now because we
won. Aric Holman will be
a big part of any success
this team has this season.”
Perry set a career-high Matt Bush/USA TODAY Sports
with 21 points and had 11 Mississippi State’s Robert Woodard II (12) handles the ball while being defended by
rebounds for his second Ole Miss’ D.C. Davis (20) in the first half of their game Saturday at The Pavilion at
double-double in three Ole Miss.
games.
Woodard II scored murderer’s row of the
nine points and had three “After 20 games, we know what to MSU schedule.
rebounds in 20 minutes.
“After 20 games, we
expect. They are going to come in After failing to con-
vert in the final minutes
know what to expect,”
said Quinndary Weath-
play hard and do everything the right of a game at Alabama,
MSU turned the tide and
erspoon, who led the
Bulldogs with 27 points.
way.” gained a season split with
Ole Miss.
Contributed
“They are going to come Mississippi State senior Quinndary Weatherspoon, MSU will try to build Columbus United midfielder Kennedy Perkins just
in play hard and do every- talking about the team’s freshmen on the victory Wednesday before she scores a goal in her team’s 7-0 victory
thing the right way. You when it plays host to No. against the Red Bulls.
forget they are freshmen 19 LSU. It will play host to
this late in the year.” “They really hit us in the things can switch quickly No.7 Kentucky on Satur-
mouth early in the game in this league. day. Both of those teams
Ole Miss not pressing and we didn’t respond. “The effort wasn’t where are in top 16 of the NET, as
While Ole Miss lost That’s discouraging. Are it needed to be to win this well as second and third in
for the fifth time in six we the same team, we were game,” Davis said. “When the league standings.
games, coach Kermit Da- when we were 3-0 in the we look at the film, we will “This is just a murder-
vis isn’t ready to push the SEC? Yes. We need to play see the plays that were er’s row,” Howland said.
panic button. like that team.” there to be made, that we “We just need to stack
“I don’t like downward Ole Miss entered the didn’t make. There is still wins when we can because
spiral, freshman wall, national rankings after a lot of season left. We just that is how you become an
really any of that kind of that 3-0 start, Howev- have to get back to making NCAA tournament team.
stuff,” Davis said. “You er, the Rebels have not those plays.” Road wins always give you
are playing games in a lost three-straight home Ole Miss will play more margin for error. For
tough conference. You games — to LSU, Iowa host to Texas A&M on this team to win here, it
simply have to play a little State, and MSU. Wednesday night. helps our cause. It’s our
better. In our case, you Terence Davis led the best win of the season.”
have to play a little tough- Rebels with 15 points. He Tough stretch Follow Dispatch sports Contributed
er. It just looked like we knows the team is lacking Howland called this writer Scott Walters on A United midfielder leads the attack during Columbus
weren’t tough enough. confidence. He also needs two-week stretch the Twitter @dispatchscott United’s 4-0 victory over Crossfire.
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COMMERCIAL DISPATCH She was a graduate of parents, he was preced- Joanne Nelson; 14 Memorial Funeral V. Harris; and sisters,
OBITUARY POLICY Aberdeen High School ed in death by his wife, grandchildren; and 19 Home is in charge of Mary Ruth Oswald and
Obituaries with basic informa-
and Bowling Green Dorothy Kidder Taylor; great-grandchildren. arrangements. Janet Greathouse.
tion including visitation and
service times, are provided Business College. She and sisters, Helon and Mrs. Harris was She is survived by
free of charge. Extended obit- was formerly employed Marjorie. Ella Reese born April 20, 1924, her daughter, Barbara
uaries with a photograph, de- with Gulf Ordinance He is survived by STARKVILLE — in Bartlett, Ohio, to Ann Rowe of Aberdeen;
tailed biographical information Plant, the Aberdeen Ex- his daughter, Judy Ella Reese, 69, died Jan. the late Don R. God- son, Don G. Harris of
and other details families may aminer and as a recep- Norwood of Greenville; 28, 2019, in Starkville. dard and Josephine Houston, Texas; sister,
wish to include, are available tionist for Dr. Dickson. son, John Taylor of Patty Shawd of Bartlett;
for a fee. Obituaries must be Services will be K. Goddard. She was
submitted through funeral
She was a past presi- Southlake, Texas; four at 11 a.m. Tuesday at a graduate of Bartlett four grandchildren; and
homes unless the deceased’s dent for the Mississippi grandchildren; and six Century Hairston Fu- High School and Ohio seven great-grandchil-
body has been donated to DAR Chapter Regents great-grandchildren. neral Home Chapel in University in Athens, dren.
science. If the deceased’s Association and a Starkville with Valarie Memorials may be
Ohio. She was formerly
body was donated to science, member of First Baptist Sarah Stokes Johnson officiating. employed with Ban-
made to First United
the family must provide official Church and attended REFORM, Ala. — Burial will follow at Methodist Church, P.O.
proof of death. Please submit
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all obituaries on the form Sarah Alice Stokes, 87, Zion Franklin Cem- member of First United
provided by The Commercial
Church. died Jan. 31, 2019, at etery. Visitation will 39730 or to Kindred
She is survived by Methodist Church. Hospice, 3350 River-
Dispatch. Free notices must Arbor Wood Nursing be from noon-5 p.m.
her husband, Leroy In addition to her wood Pkwy., Ste. 1400,
be submitted to the newspa- Home. Monday at the funeral
Clinton Bourland; home. Century Hair- parents, she was Atlanta, GA 30339.
per no later than 3 p.m. the Services are at 2
day prior for publication Tues- children, Robert ston Funeral Home is preceded in death by
p.m. Sunday at Arbor
day through Friday; no later McCluney Watkins Jr. Springs Baptist Church in charge of arrange- her husband, Denver See Obits, 8B
than 4 p.m. Saturday for the
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of Starkville, Martha with Larry Shelton and ments.
than 7:30 a.m. for the Monday Jane Gilkes Antigua, Jeff Long officiating. Ms. Reese was born
edition. Incomplete notices W.I. and William Burial will follow at March 23, 1949, in
must be received no later than Richard Watkins, both the church cemetery. Starkville, to the late
7:30 a.m. for the Monday of Columbus; two Visitation is one hour L.C. Reese and Bessie
through Friday editions. Paid grandchildren; and one prior to services at the Reese. She was former-
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Monday through Thursday; and al Home is in charge of She is survived
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and Monday publication. For STARKVILLE — Mrs. Stokes was Reese, Michael Reese,
more information, call 662- John Grove Taylor Jr., born Oct. 8, 1931, in Quincy Reese and Shel-
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102, died Jan. 31, 2019, Reform, to the late Mr. ton Reese; daughter,
at his residence. Thomas Roscoe Lowe Daphne Reese; sisters,
Martha Bourland Graveside services and Mrs. Maudie Mae Christine Lathan, Mary
Eliza Reese and Mer-
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tha Evelyn Rye Watkins Tuesday at Memorial formerly employed as a cedes Reese; brothers,
Bourland, 94, died Jan. Garden Park. Visitation seamstress and a mem- L.C. Reese Jr., Larry
26, 2019. is from noon-1 p.m. ber of Arbor Springs Reese, Willie Reese, Make your funeral/cremations plans in advance.
Mrs. Bourland was prior to services at Baptist Church. Darrell Reese and When Caring Counts...
born April 26, 1924, in Welch Funeral Home. In addition to her Keith Davis; and four
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James Hargett, Jr.


at the Watkins family Bennett Taylor. He was by her husband, La- A memorial service
home. A private grave- a graduate of Meridian vert Stokes; sons, will be held at 11 a.m.
side services was held High School and Mis- Rick Stokes and John Tuesday at First United
Jan. 28. sissippi State Univer- Stokes; daughters, Methodist Church with
James “Stan” Stanley Hargett, Jr., 60, died
In addition to her sity. He was formerly Donna Holsonback, the Rev. Mary Hutson
Wednesday, January 30, 2019, at his home in
parents, she was employed as a professor Brenda Walters and officiating. Visitation
Oxford, MS.
preceded in death by with Mississippi State Martha Stokes; broth- will be one hour pri-
The memorial service will be held on Saturday,
her husband, Robert University. ers, Jimmy Lowe or to services at the February 2, 2019 at 1:00 P.M. at St. John the
McCluney Watkins. In addition to his and Ted Lowe; sister, church. Tisdale-Lann Evangelist Catholic Church in Oxford, MS with
Father Joe Tonos officiating. Inurnment will
follow in the church’s columbarium. Visitation

Set against a shaky global picture, will be held prior the service at the church from
12:00 noon until service time.
Born in Columbus, Mississippi to Frances

US economy looks sturdy Springfield Hargett and the late James Stanley
Hargett, Sr., Stan retired from 40 years of service
as the Manager of Kroger in Oxford, MS. Mr.
this month. now less likely to happen. Hargett was a member of St. John the Evangelist
Led by a weakness in China, overseas The solid jobs report And suddenly the Fed Catholic Church. He was an avid Ole Miss fan
and a separate survey that under Chairman Jerome who enjoyed singing and playing the guitar. His
growth is stumbling showed Friday that U.S. Powell looks like an eco- grandchildren and daughters were his joy in life.
factory growth picked up nomic ally. The central He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Stacy
By CHRISTOPHER
stumbling, led by weak- last month “stood in stark bank had raised its bench- Wamble Hargett of Oxford, MS; four daughters,
ness in China, the world’s contrast with evidence of mark short-term interest
RUGABER Terra Bowling and her husband, John of
AP Economics Writer second-largest economy. slower economic momen- rate four times last year
Hernando, MS, Mary Lauren Boykin and her
Europe is hamstrung by tum in China and Europe,” — action that helped make
a recession in Italy and said Lydia Boussour, se- mortgages and other con-
husband Michael of Florence, MS, Hallie Doyle
WASHINGTON — The
the potential for an unruly nior U.S. economist at Ox- sumer and business loans and her husband, Eric of Gulfport, MS and Jamie
U.S. economy, well into its
10th year of growth, still Brexit. A trade war be- ford Economics. costlier. And in December, Howard and her husband, Doug of Birmingham,
has a spring in its step. tween the U.S. and China So why is the United the Fed’s policymakers AL; mother, Frances Springfield Hargett of
And it’s all the more visible and higher U.S. mortgage States doing so well? And said they envisioned rais- Columbus, MS; two brothers, Ken Hargett and
when set against a tiring rates, partly engineered will the sluggish global ing rates twice more this Tim Hargett both of Columbus, MS; and eight
global picture. by the Federal Reserve, re- economy eventually de- year. grandchildren, Adam, Poppy and Henry Bowling,
A robust January jobs main threats. press U.S. exports and But this week, the Fed Nicholas, Rivers and Leyton Boykin and Hullin
report on Friday showed No matter. Employers economic growth? held its benchmark rate and Jude Doyle.
that America’s companies added 304,000 jobs in Janu- Trends that had looked steady and sent its stron- Memorial contributions in Mr. Hargett’s
are, for now, brushing ary — the healthiest burst alarming a month or two gest signal to date that it memory may be made to the St. John’s Catholic
off an array of economic of hiring in nearly a year. ago now appear benign, saw no need to raise rates Church, Church Building Fund, 403 University
perils and still hiring at a The unemployment rate perhaps even supportive of in the coming months — Ave., Oxford, MS 38655, St. Jude Children’s
brisk pace. The risks that ticked up a notch to a still- growth. The stock market, perhaps even for the rest Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place,
for months had induced low 4 percent. But that was having plunged 16 percent of the year. Its message ig- Memphis, TN 38105, or Love Packs, P.O. Box
hand-wringing among mostly because thousands late last year, rose 8 percent nited a rally on Wall Street, 721, Oxford, MS 38655.
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GOLF: Roundup
Fowler shoots 64 to take four-shot lead into final round at Phoenix Open
By The Associated Press Fowler opened with four par or better in all 19 with three decades of At King Abdullah Eco- Just as Li was finish-
birdies in six holes and nav- rounds this season, win- calling it the way he saw nomic City, Saudi Arabia, ing his round of 8-under
SCOT TSDALE, Ariz. igated a difficult two-putt ning the Mayakoba Clas- it, regardless of what the Sergio Garcia was dis- 62, the European Tour
— Rickie Fowler had the on the par-4 18th hole to sic and Sony Open. players thought of him. qualified from the Saudi released a statement say-
lead heading into the fi- reach 20-under 193. Justin Thomas, who Wanting to spend more International tournament ing former Masters cham-
nal round last year at the Now it’s time to finish started one behind Fowl- time with his family, the on Saturday for damag- pion Sergio Garcia was
Phoenix Open, only to it off. er, shot 65 and was five 71-year-old Miller decid- ing greens in frustration disqualified for “serious
see the title slip through “This one is definitely back of his friend and des- ed to call it quits after the during his third round, misconduct.”
his grip for a second time. high on the list, anoth- ert roommate. Phoenix Open, where he and the Spaniard said he Garcia said “in frus-
He will have a big er being Torrey Pines,” Branden Grace and won twice to help earn the has apologized to fellow tration, I damaged a cou-
cushion in his third bid Fowler said. “I would say Byeong Hun An were at nickname “Desert Fox.” players for his actions. ple of greens, for which I
to win the championship between here and there, 13 under on a day golf NBC played multiple In an eventful third apologize for, and I have
following a stellar display those would be the two said goodbye to one of its tributes to Miller during round of the new event informed my fellow play-
of golf. highest on the list other most distinctive voices. Saturday’s coverage, and in the Middle East, Li ers it will never happen
Fowler had eight bird- than a major.” Saturday’s third round announcer Roger Maltbie’s Haotong of China made again.”
ies in a 7-under 64 on Sat- Kuchar shot a bo- was the broadcasting fina- voice cracked as he talked four eagles, including It wasn’t immediate-
urday at TPC Scottsdale gey-free 65 to put himself le of NBC lead golf analyst about his friend. two in his last two holes ly clear what the extent
to take a four-shot lead in position for his third Johnny Miller’s career. n Garcia disqualified and three of them on par of the damage was, and
over Matt Kuchar into the victory of the wraparound Miller followed a Hall for damaging greens 4s, to share the lead with on which greens it took
final round. PGA season. He has been of Fame playing career at Saudi tournament: Dustin Johnson. place.

Softball
Continued from Page 5B
March 10 and 11. will be on ESPNU. game three of its series against work (6 p.m. Sunday, April 14, the Wildcats at Rhoads Stadium
Two weeks later, Ole Miss Alabama’s regular-season Missouri will be on the SEC and 6 p.m. Monday, April 15). will be featured on SEC Net-
will play on the SEC Network TV schedule features two Network (1 p.m. Sunday, March Alabama will travel to Flori- work at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 28.
on back-to-back days with the games on ESPN, three on 10). da the following week, with two The Crimson Tide’s final
Sunday and Monday games of ESPN2, one on ESPNU, and Alabama will travel to South games slated to be televised. SEC matchup of the regular
Ole Miss’ series against South five on SEC Network. Carolina for its first conference The action begins with the first season will be in Baton Rouge,
Carolina in Columbia set to be All Crimson Tide home road series. Game two of the game of a doubleheader at 4:30 Louisiana. Two of the three
carried on the network on Mar. games and select road games series will be on ESPN (5 p.m., p.m. Friday, April 19 (ESPN2). games at LSU will be broadcast,
24 and 25. also will be available to stream Saturday, April 6). It concludes at 1 p.m. Saturday, starting at 6 p.m. Friday, May 3
In addition to Ole Miss’ online via the SEC Network+ One week later, Alabama will April 20 (ESPN). (ESPN2). Game three at 1 p.m.
games against MSU, the Reb- digital platform. Links to watch return to Rhoads Stadium for a Alabama will return to Tus- Sunday, May 5, will be featured
els’ matchup against Southern online will be posted on the weekend series against Geor- caloosa for its final home series as part of SEC Network’s “Bas-
Mississippi on April 24 in Ox- softball schedule page at Roll- gia. All three games will be against Kentucky. The sec- es Loaded” coverage.
ford will be broadcast on the Tide.com and on Alabama Soft- broadcast. Game one will be on ond game of the series at 5:30 Every game of the SEC tour-
SEC Network. ball social media platforms. ESPN2 (11 a.m., Saturday, April p.m. Saturday, April 27, will be nament in College Station, Tex-
Ole Miss’ home game Alabama begins SEC play 13), while games two and three televised on ESPNU. The final as, will be aired on ESPN family
against Tennessee on April 28 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, where will be broadcast on SEC Net- matchup between the Tide and of networks.

Obits
Continued from Page 7B

James Blaylock at Baptist Memorial Hospi- 2:30 p.m. at Memorial Gar- graduate of Brooksville High Avenue North location with
AMORY — James William tal-Golden Triangle. den Park. Visitation is from School and was formerly Roger McGraw and Wes An-
Blaylock, 65, died Jan. 28, Arrangements are incom- 1-2:30 p.m. prior to services employed with Sunnen Prod- drews officiating. Burial will
2019, at North Mississippi plete and will be announced at Welch Funeral Home. ucts, C & K convenience follow at Egger Cemetery in
Medical Center-Gilmore in by Lowndes Funeral Home. Welch Funeral Home is in store and as a electrician. Caledonia. Visitation will be
Amory. charge of arrangements. He was also co-owner and two hours prior to services at
Services were at 4 p.m. William Clardy Jr. Mrs. Niven was born June operator of Jack’s Quick Stop the funeral home. Memorial
Saturday at Cleveland-Mof- CABOT — William 5, 1944, to the late James and a member of Brooksville Gunter Peel Funeral Home
fett Funeral Home with Vaughn Clardy Jr., 77, died Melvin and Mary Esther United Methodist Church. and Crematory, Second
Harvey Coplin officiating. Jan. 31, 2019. Foshee. In addition to his parents, Avenue North location is in
Visitation was from 2-3:45 Services will be at 11 a.m. In addition to her parents, he was preceded in death charge of arrangements.
p.m. prior to services at Tuesday at A Natural State she was preceded in death by his first wife, Nettie; and Mrs. Andrew was born
the funeral home. Cleve- Funeral Service in Jackson- by her daughter, Kamille. brothers, Joe “Buddy”, Wal- July 14, 1945, in Caledonia,
land-Moffett Funeral Home ville, Arkansas. Burial will She is survived by her ter “Pete” and James Kinard. to the late Charlie Clyde and
was in charge of arrange- follow at Monk Cemetery. husband, Charles W. Niven; He is survived by his Nina Bell Westbrook. She
ments. Visitation will be one hour daughter, Suzette Niven wife, Joy Watson Kinard of was a graduate of Caledonia
Mr. Blaylock was born prior to services at the fu- Britt; brother, Earl Tyus of Brooksville; daughter, Son- High School and was former-
Aug. 19, 1953, in Sulligent, neral home. A Natural State Brent, Alabama; sisters, Bob- dra Cumberland of Brooks- ly employed as a data pro-
Alabama, to the late Condry Funeral Service is in charge bie Connell of Brent, Sharon ville; son, Rich Kinard of cess with Lowndes General
and Arizona Hall Blaylock. of arrangements. Currie of Forest and Diane St. Louis, Missouri; sister, Hospital and as a purchasing
He attended Hatley, Sulligent Mr. Clardy was born April Storey of Alabaster, Ala- Elizabeth “Sissy” Kinard Ly- agent with Southern Electric
and Amory schools and was 4, 1941, in West Point, to bama; three grandchildren; man of Columbus; brothers, Supply. She was a member of
formerly employed with True the late William V. and Eva and two great-grandchildren. Curtiss Kinard of Caledonia Flint Hill United Methodist
Temper Sports in Amory. Mae Mosley-Clardy Sr. He and Jerry Kinard of Brooks- Church.
He was a member of Faith was formerly employed with Grover Kinard ville; four grandchildren; and In addition to her parents,
Baptist Church. Larry Vassar Leasing. BROOKSVILLE — Glover one great-grandchild. she was preceded in death
In addition to his parents, In addition to his parents, Jack Kinard, 80, died Feb. Memorials may be by her husband, James
he was preceded in death he was preceded in death by 1, 2019, at Baptist Memorial made to Brooksville Unit- Malcolm Andrews; brothers,
by his brother, Charles his son, Ty Harris; and sis- Hospital-Golden Triangle. ed Methodist Church c/o Charlie Westbrook and Jerry
Blaylock; and sister, Dean ters, Mary Frances Clardy, Services will be at 11 Jerry Kinard, P.O. .Box 164, Westbrook.
Dillard. Onzelle Clardy-Levrette and a.m. Tuesday at Brooksville Brooksville, MS 39739 or to She is survived by her
He is survived by his son, Alice Clardy-Stahl.. United Methodist Church the Bevill’s Hill Cemetery daughters, Beth A. Cook
Mick Blaylock of Becker; He is survived by his with the Rev. Kathy Brackett Fund, 245 Raymond-Wil- of Columbus and Donna
fiancée, Teresa Carroll wife, Yvonne Clardy; chil- officiating. Burial will follow liams Rd., Sturgis, MS A. Donahoo of West Point;
of Amory; and brothers, dren, Coby Carson, Michael at Bevill’s Hill Cemetery in 39769. brothers, Zack Westbrook
Rayburn Blaylock of Amory Earnhart, Becky Merriman Winston County. Visitation and Frank Westbrook, both
and Don Browning of Bar- and Johnny Bruce; siblings, will be from 5-7 p.m. Monday Sarah Andrews of Caledonia; five grandchil-
tahatchie. Paul Clardy, Tom Clardy at Cockrell Funeral Home COLUMBUS — Sarah dren; and seven great-grand-
Memorials may be made and Ivy Dean Gilreath; eight and at 10:30 a.m. prior to ser- Ann Westbrook Andrews, 73, children.
to St. Jude Children’s Re- grandchildren; and a host of vices at the church. Cockrell died Feb. 1, 2019, at Baptist Memorials may be made
search Hospital or to LeBon- great-grandchildren. Funeral Home is in charge of Memorial Hospital-Golden to the American Cancer
heur Children’s Hospital. arrangements. Triangle. Society, 1380 Livingston
Linda Niven Mr. Kinard was born Oct. A memorial service will Lane, Jackson, MS 39213 or
Rhonda Brackin STARKVILLE — Linda 29, 1938, in Brooksville, be at 1 p.m. Monday at Columbus-Lowndes Humane
COLUMBUS — Rhonda Niven, 74, died Feb. 1, 2019. to the late Tom and Sadie Memorial Gunter Peel Fu- Society, P.O. Box 85, Colum-
Brackin died Feb. 1, 2019, Graveside services are at Lee Jolly Kinard. He was a neral Home Chapel, Second bus, MS 39703.
Lifestyles LIFESTYLES EDITOR
Jan Swoope: 328-2471
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Spirit of the drum

Mitch Phillips/Mississippi State University


Jembe Den, a percussion ensemble led by Bob Damm, is pictured opening a past International Fiesta at Mississippi State University. The African drumming group
will perform at the Columbus Arts Council’s Rosenzweig Arts Center in Columbus at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Damm is a professor of music and director of Music Education
Partnerships at MSU.

Jembe Den and the powerful language


of African drumming
BY JAN SWOOPE ed through,
jswoope@cdispatch.com that didn’t IF YOU GO:
WHO: Columbus Arts

I
work any-
n western culture, think of drum- more, so a Council
ming and a John Bonham, Dave WHAT: Jembe Den, per-
blacksmith cussion ensemble, with
Grohl or even Buddy Rich may decided guest artist Wsir Johnson
come to mind. But imagine a cul- to make WHEN: Friday, Feb. 8,
ture where entertainment isn’t the a drum 7:30 p.m.
purpose, where drums hold deeper WHERE: CAC Rosenzweig
out of it Arts Center, 501 Main St.,
symbolic and historical meaning. by putting Columbus
Envision a continent where drums goatskin TICKETS: CAC members
are a language of life, with distinct over it. He $15 advance/$17 at door,
rhythms that denote the journey made some- if available. Non-members
from beginning to end — births, $20/$22; youth $10 at
thing new columbus-arts.org or 662-
coming of age, marriage, the nam- and played 328-2787. (10 percent
ing of a baby, a full moon, a harvest. it and liked meal discount at Zacha-
The drums of Africa tell community it — new ry’s and Thai by Thai with
stories, call people together, con- sounds that ticket on day of show)
nect. That is the message of Jembe had not
Den. been heard before.”
The percussion ensemble is led Damm took lessons with Koné
by Bob Damm, professor of music and accompanied his group as they
and director of Music Education performed for dignitaries and for
Partnerships at Mississippi State. the president; they also traveled to
But it is several of his private villages.
students who make up this group “Their music was very sophisti-
focused on traditional rhythms of cated and complicated,” said Damm.
West Africa. Each rhythm has a African rhythms are more synco-
name and function. One might have pated, emphasizing notes that are
been played for farmers as they off the beat, he elaborated. They are
worked in the fields, another would layered, creating a dense, woven tex-
welcome village women returning ture. It’s a far cry from the formal
from a fishing trip. drum training Damm grew up with.
“We’re not just playing empty “It wasn’t about expressing feel-
rhythms that have no cultural mean- ings; it was about technical profi-
ing,” said Damm. “We know what ciency and playing accurately what
these rhythms mean.” was on the page and following the
Jembe Den formed as more and director closely,” he said.
more of Damm’s students wanted Then, in high school, Damm
to know about African drumming, Courtney Swan/Courtesy photo encountered Ghanaian musician and
especially how to play the jembe, Bob Damm plays an African rhythm with Jembe Den drummers at his home on composer Oscar Sulley Braimah at a
or djembe (pronounced JEM-bay). Jan. 13. percussion camp in Champaign-Ur-
The goblet-shaped drum is tradition- bana, Illinois.
ally carved from a single piece of ism, kidnappings and other adverse is capable of a variety of sounds, de- “Oscar taught us the African
African hardwood and topped with forces. But though the people were pending on where the player strikes way of playing, which was through
animal skin, most commonly goat- economically poor, Damm found the the drumhead. The instrument was oral tradition, through an integra-
skin. It’s a drum Damm immersed culture rich. first created, it is said, by village tion of drumming and singing, and
himself in while researching instru- blacksmiths long before Europeans through improvisation and call-and-
ments of West Africa, first in 2004 in nnn discovered Africa and started divid- response. We learned a different
Ghana and later while living in Mali ing it up into countries. way of making music and a different
for three months on sabbatical in Damm’s teacher in Mali, Bassidi “According to my cultural guide intention in making music. The pur-
2011. That country’s economy was Koné, mentored him in the jembe. in Africa,” Damm said, “there was pose was not to play accurately what
suffering, weighed down by terror- Played with the hands, the drum an old mortar that had been pound- See JEMBE DEN, 6C
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Wearable technologies theme of II+C Symposium


Events are free and open several major breakthroughs in cardiac
repair and replacement. A Fellow of
and has led numerous initiatives to
enhance the professional and personal
Center in Lima, Ohio. At St. Rita’s he
served as medical director of the chest
to the public the American Heart Association and
the American College of Cardiology,
development and mentorship of women
physicians and scientists.
pain center; director of cardiac rehab;
and served a two-year term as chair-
MUW UNIVERSITY RELATIONS
she was honored with the 4th Madrid Dr. Hayes is a nationally recognized man of the cardiology department.
Award for Excellence in Basic and Pre- educator and speaker on women’s At 9:30 a.m., a panel of W faculty

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clinical Cardiovascular Regenerative health and cardiovascular issues and experts will discuss factors that include
o you want to learn how to
Research in 2017. helped develop the NHLBI’s Heart medical uses, nutrition applications,
discuss your health with your
doctor? Do you want to know Among other awards, she received Truth (“Red Dress”) campaign. She health disparities and entrepreneurial
more about technology that can help put the 2016 Distinguished Alumnus Award serves on the Scientific Advisory Coun- approaches to wearable tech.
you on a healthy path? What technolo- from the American Association of State cil for WomenHeart: The National Co- Dr. Eric Haz-
gy is available to help streamline your Colleges and Universities, annually rec- alition for Women with Heart Disease zard, chief science
health at home? ognizing a graduate of one institution with whom she coordinates the annual officer with Tupelo
These questions and more will be who has made significant contributions Science & Leadership Symposium for Life, will wrap up
answered at the third annual II+C Sym- to the public, intellectual or cultural Women with Heart Disease. Previously the symposium at
posium set for Feb. 7-8 on the campus life of the nation. Her work has been 11 a.m. with his
she served on WomenHeart’s Board of
of Mississippi University for Women in featured on 60 Minutes, Through the presentation titled
Directors.
Rent Auditorium, Whitfield Hall. This Wormhole with Morgan Freeman, the “Meeting Patients
year’s symposium theme is “Revolution- Where They Are: At
izing Healthcare: Wearable Technolo-
British Broadcasting Corp., and the
National Geographic network, as well
Friday sessions Home,” which will
Beginning at 8 also focus on appli-
gies, Apps and Beyond” and will feature as in countless national and internation- Hazzard
a.m. Friday, guest cations for home.
internationally-known researchers and al outlets. speaker Dr. Ju- Hazzard has a doc-
medical professionals who will discuss
lius Kato, general torate in nutritional biology from UC
their work and the latest developments.
Dr. Doris A. Tay- Hayes, of Mayo Clinic invasive cardiologist Davis and 15 years of experience in the
Hayes, professor with Baptist Memo- research and health fields. With a pas-
lor, a 1977 alumna
of medicine and car- rial Hospital-Golden sion for health technology and as Chief
and director of
diovascular diseases Triangle, will talk Scientific Officer, Dr. Hazzard strives
Regenerative Medi-
at Mayo Clinic in about wearables to align science, health, and business
cine Research at the
Rochester, Minneso- from a “A Physi- to ensure the creation and utilization
Texas Heart Institute
ta, will provide the cian’s View.” He is Kato of evidence to demonstrate value to
in Houston, Texas,
keynote address. board certified in all stakeholders: patients, clients, etc.
will facilitate the
She founded and cardiovascular medicine and internal TupeloLife is a connected health com-
event, which opens
maintains an active medicine by the American College of pany with the mission to help patients
Thursday evening
clinical practice in Osteopathic Internist and is a member with chronic conditions successfully
at 7 p.m. with the
keynote speaker Dr. Taylor the Women’s Heart of the American College of Cardiology, transition to and stay at home.
Sharonne N. Hayes. Clinic and serves as Hayes American College of Osteopathic Inter- The W is working with BMH-GT
Taylor has worked in the field of cardio- Mayo Clinic’s direc- nist, the American Osteopathic Associ- to offer free CEUs. This event is free
vascular regenerative medicine since its tor of diversity and inclusion. She has ation and the Board of Medical Exam- and open to the public. For additional
inception and is widely recognized for long advocated for the advancement of iners. Kato joined the BMH-GT staff information and to register, visit muw.
women’s health and sex-based medicine in March 2018 from St. Rita’s Medical edu/iic.

WWII scholar brings D-Day


discussions to MSU
California State Uni-
Free program is 3:30 p.m. versity-Northridge,
the University of
Wednesday Kansas, and the
Command and Gen-
MSU OFFICE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS
eral Staff College.

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In addition to
ississippi State will host military 2018’s “Beyond the
historian and author Stephen A. Beach,” published
Bourque this week for a detailed by Naval Institute
discussion of his recent book, “Beyond Press, his works Courtesy photo
the Beach,” highlighting the impacts of include “Jayhawk! Stephen Bourque
Allied bombings on French cities before The VII Corps
and during the Normandy landings on in the Persian Gulf War” (CreateSpace
June 6, 1944. Independent Publishing Platform, 2015);
The 3:30 p.m. free, public event on “American Soldiers’ Lives: Post-Cold
Wednesday, Feb. 6 will be held in the War” (The Greenwood Daily Press, 2008);
Grisham Room of Mitchell Memorial and “The Road to Safwan” (University of
Library. North Texas Press, 2007).
Bourque is professor emeritus of Additionally, he has published articles
military history at the School of Advanced in the Quarterly Journal of Military Histo-
Military Studies in Fort Leavenworth, ry and the Middle East Journal.
Kansas. He retired from the U.S. Army During Bourque’s MSU visit, he will
in 1992 after 20 years of service, having meet with Department of History grad-
earned a Bronze Star during Operation uate students to discuss military history
Desert Storm. research techniques.
“His conclusions add to, as well as For more information, contact Barbier
challenge, our understanding of the Allied at 662-325-3604.
war effort in France, particularly during MSU’s College of Arts and Sciences
Courtesy photo the D-Day campaign,” said Mary Kathryn includes more than 5,300 students, 300
A HAPPY 100th: Dorothy Frazier Dodson of West Point celebrated her Barbier, MSU history professor and orga- full-time faculty members, nine doctoral
100th birthday Jan. 14 with family and friends at Mt. Zion Baptist Church nizer of Bourque’s campus tour.
in New Hope and at Glenn’s BBQ. She was born in West Point on Jan. 14, programs and 25 academic majors offered
After retiring from military service, in 14 departments. Complete details about
1919, to S.C. and Rosa Powell Frazier. The homemaker is the widow of O.F. Bourque obtained his 1996 Ph.D. at Geor-
Dodson of Caledonia. She is pictured with her sons, Russell Dodson of the College of Arts and Sciences or the
gia State University. He has taught at GSU history department may be found at cas.
West Point, left, and David Dodson of Ft. Worth, Texas. The celebrant has
five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. as well as Kennesaw State University, msstate.edu or history.msstate.edu.

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Rescue 100 to host foster family info session in Columbus


some semblance of safety said Jess H. Dickinson, based and Volunteer is required before an
Event is Monday, Feb. 11 at Life Church and normalcy as quickly commissioner of the Services for MDCPS. individual can enroll for
as possible. The goal Mississippi Department Foster Care/Rescue 100
BY JAN SWOOPE
jswoope@cdispatch.com
tions across the state of is to place the trauma-
tized child with a parent
of Child Protection Ser-
vices. “If we do nothing
About the sessions training.
Mississippi. These orga- Orientation sessions To register for ses-

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nizations work together or family who will love, else, we must do every- are from 6 to 7 p.m. sions, go to mdcps.gov/
escue 100 is com-
to streamline the training nurture, protect and care thing within our power to rescue100.
mitted to recruit- Potential foster parents
and licensing process for for the infant, toddler, recruit, train, license and Other scheduled
ing, training and must be at least 21 and be
foster families. Rescue children or teenager — support these wonderful February orientation
supporting foster families legal residents of Missis-
until the birth parent is foster parents who do sessions are:
who can provide loving 100 trains and equips sippi. Those interested in
able to do the same. such extremely import- n Feb. 4 – First Bap-
homes for children in the foster families through becoming a foster parent
“In the state of Missis- ant and life-changing
state foster care system. online training courses will have the opportunity tist Church, Laurel
sippi, we have a little over work for our state.”
The faith-based initiative and a one-day training to to ask questions. They n Feb. 5 – First Meth-
5,000 children in foster The Columbus session
will hold an orientation expedite licensing their will also learn more about odist Church, Louisville
care, and we do not have is one of several planned
session Feb. 11 in Co- homes so they can care what foster care involves, n Feb. 11 – First Bap-
that number of foster around the state in Feb-
lumbus at Life Church at for children in need of what a foster parent is, tist Church, Philadelphia
homes,” said Krystal ruary.
4888 N. Frontage Road. a stable home environ- the children who are n Feb. 12 – Life Bap-
Tyler of Columbus, a “This is a great,
Started in 2016 in ment. in foster care and the tist Church, Meridian
member of Life Church no-commitment-required
Gulfport, Rescue 100 When a child must types of situations that n Feb. 19 – Corner-
and area social work su- opportunity to explore
works daily as a collab- be removed from their pervisor for Rescue 100. the possibilities of foster put them there, things to stone Church of God,
orative effort between parent’s care because “The problem is, we care and decide if this is consider and information Meridian
the Mississippi Depart- of abuse, neglect or don’t have enough foster something you may be about the licensing pro- For more information,
ment of Child Protection exploitation, the first parents in all areas of interested in pursuing,” cess and what is involved call Sabrea Smith, 769-
Services, the courts and thought of child welfare our state to care for said Sabrea Smith of and required. Attendance 798-3586 or visit mdcps.
churches of all denomina- workers is to restore these precious children,” Oxford, director of Faith- at an orientation session ms.gov/Rescue100.

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Rainwater Observatory reveals ‘The Secrets of Orion’


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a free program for the winter
human history. space science magazines, exhibitions Columbus and about 40 minutes from
season called “The Secrets of Orion.”
After the presentation, weather and planetarium productions. A few of Starkville. French Camp Academy’s
The presentation by Observatory Direc-
tor Edwin Faughn is at 7 p.m. Friday, permitting, an observing session will be his credits include Scientific American, Council House Cafe, another support
Feb. 8, sponsored by 4-County Electric held using some of Rainwater’s power- Federal Express World Headquarters ministry of French Camp Academy,
Foundation. ful telescopes. The planetarium can be and the world premiere of Titanic: The will be offering Steak Night before the
“The Secrets of Orion” explores one used if outdoor observing is clouded Exhibition. He also served nearly 20 program.
of the most beautiful and recogniz- out. years as the art director for the Sharpe For more information, contact
able constellations in the winter night Faughn is also an artist and lecturer Planetarium of the Pink Palace Family Faughn at 662-547-7283 or info@rainwa-
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SCHOOL NEWS
WLES Honors Gennie Evans, Alexus Orr, Ashanti Paten, Avani Anna Kinsley Cline, Ava Shelton, Sam Starks, Noel Fisher, Davis Fitch,
West Lowndes Gillian, Carolena Gra- Poindexter, Alvin Ramos, Dowdle, David Johnson, Brandon Turner, Lucy Gunnar Gale, Elizabeth
ham, Zachariah Harden, Jamya Ramsey, Shannon Amelia Jones, Mark Whiteside and Oliver Howard, Grayson Jones,
Elementary School has
Jeremy Harris, Janiyah Reed, Deonte Saffore, Leonard, Sara Leyva, Woodard; Andrew Kelly, Parker
released its second nine-
Lang, Santeuana Miller, Markesha Seals, David Mya Robinson, Savanna 5th Grade: Abby Barr, Maner, Gray Moore,
weeks honors list.
Arrionna Neal, Kareena Sloan, M’Kya Smith, Smith, Hayden Torres, Jacob Britt, Dorsey Carson Nichols, Taylor
Superintendent’s List
Patel, Talisha Sanders, Jaylen Stewart, Jabari Farrell Wiygul and Isaac Burris, Isaiah Clark, Phillips, Lauren Short,
Wesley Dora, Carmen
Brianna Shelton, Laila Talley, Tahj Talley, Taylor Zarandona; Colin Cunningham, Coen Velek and Allison
Hairston, Madison Jack-
Sparks, Julissa Tavera Walker, Adaria Washing- 4th Grade: Hank Sam Edwards, Charlie Yingst;
son, Kalis Phinizee, Mor-
and Madisyn Turner. ton, Lashanti Washing- Baucom, Riley Brown, Fowler, Katie Frost, Oz 12th Grade: Anna Ack-
gandy Rogers, Brooklyn
Principal’s List ton, Jada Wells, Terrance Campbell Callaway, Gilman, Mason Hayes, er, Peyton Allen, Haley
Sanders, Dustin Smith,
12th Grade: Kalyn White, Briana Wiliams, James Cancellare, Hutch Cooper Long, Caroline Barker, Zachary Brady,
Troyquavious Smith,
Abrams, Chanerriaya Ladarius Williams, Clemons, Campbell Da- Looney, Llayna Linton, Thomas Chain, Chapman
Calvin Tate, Krislann
Allen, Emmanuel Beard, Jy’Miah Willis, Dnashia vis, Hollis Fenstermach- Sophie Milam, Charlie Cooper, Emmie Fair, Gigi
Veasley and Dylan Whit-
Edward Beck, Ty Corria Wilson and Zachary er, Cami Harris, Karson Noto, Mun Patel, Param Fields, Moak Griffin, Lex
field.
Bryant, Precious Butler, Wilson; Hughs and Colin Knox Patel, Jack Rye and Cole Rogers, John Schrader,
Principal’s List
Jadan Conner, Jamorrow 9th Grade: Briana Wright; Shelton; Lores Sharp and Kayla
Amoury Austin,
Edmonds-Roberson, Baker, Xavier Blair, 5th Grade: Trevor 6th Grade: Sarah Thornton;
Abigail Black, Destiny
Taylor Ellis, Arick Evans, Damian Brown, Feri- Dennis, Carmen Ferraez, Irvin, Rayond Jessop,
Brewer, Glenn Brooks
Caleb McCool, Ella
Jr., Jalayla Brooks, Justin
Hannah Follins, Phillip
Gandy, Benjamin Gra-
ah Brownlee, Kelton Emma Frye, Kelsey Per-
Kathryn Naugher, Krish
Honor Roll
Brooks, London Brooks, Cox, Asia Doss, Kindia kins, Kennedy Perkins, 3rd Grade: Connor
ham, Kirsten Hairston, Esmon, Tia Fisher, Lola Sullivan, Mosby Patel, Dale Perkerson,
Jada Brown, Chozen Canfield and Lawson
DeAsia Hodges, Kearya Tamiya Gunter, Joel Wilson, Jonathan Cooper, Tyler Phillips, Sophie
Bryant, Jaxon Buchanan, Mulllins;
Hughes, Dontaqui- Guyton, Kiasha Harris, J.R. Dowdle, Maddox Starks, Andie Wright and
Ashun Coleman, Kaleigh 4th Grade: Abbie Asa-
us Jennings, Darrell Kaleb Hayden, Brianna House, Leah Jeremiah Chloe Zeppos;
Conley, Alicia Davis, Adi- di, Georgia Bell Beard,
Johnson, Makayla Jones, Henry, Javon Hopkins, and Isabel Keith; 7th Grade: Alexander
son Ellis, Jamarrion Ellis, Swayze Berry, Presley
Tyrese Jones, Derrick Kyla Hunter, Indya Hyde, 6th Grade: Gabrielle Allison, Carter Bumgar-
Dekambi Evans-Smart, Gaskin, Wyatt Lindell,
Jordan, Rachel Lafayette, Shunkeia Jefferson, Baumbach, Maria Keith, ner, Ellie Dawson, Gracie
Chrisi-Ann Favela, Shelby Norman, Roxy
Destanee Lavant, Laki- Ryann Johnson, Zion Armando Leyva, Caro- Dinh, Shannon McElhin-
Braycee Fenster, Takira Perkerson, Vincent Pham
sha Lemon, Kristopher Johnson, Phillip Kelly, line Luccasen, Aven Mat- ney, Reagan Merchant
Fulton, Dylan Gardner, and Charlie Walker;
Lucious, Kyleir Malone, Myra King, Shantell thews, Kaitlyn McCon- and Andrea Mireles;
Amesha Givens, Anthony 5th Grade: Baron Car-
Takia McCollum, Be- Lucious, Kalisha Mc- nell and Tucker Vollor; 8th Grade: Collin
Givens, Dylan Givens, Adair, Collin Atkins, ley, Max Ledbetter and
yonce McCrary, Tionna Bride, Christian Morales, 7th Grade: Jack Alex Torres;
JaLah Givens, Qyatavian Chloe Barr, Kevin Chen,
Miller, YDarius Petty, Micah Pierre-Louis, Clanton, Patrick Doumit,
Gray, Aamari Hairston, Jacob Crocker, Sydney 6th Grade: Ava Harris,
Amiya Porter, Darion Elixabeth Richardson, Julian Gallo and Clare
Jendiya Harkins, Braylon Dawkins, Emma Kate Zachary Hines, Dena
Porter, Diamonds Price, Ormani Smith, China Kate Roberts;
Harris, Jalesiya Harris, Dowdle, Luke Fisher, Madison, Aum Patel,
Maya Rush, Toriana Stewart, Zarria Stewart, 8th Grade: Chloe Artz,
Zoe Harris, Serenity Laina Holder, Madeline Emma Jane Rhett, Parker
Savors, Terry Sledge, TaNyah Strong, Chris- Harrison Buffa, Sophia
Henley, Jamien Hill, Hulsey, Miriam Madan, Sharp, Dalton Stripling
Jevonte Sloan, Chelsea tian Trimble and Alexia Fabel, Mason House, Kel-
Makenzie Hollaway, Do- Trey Naugher, Allie and Hays Sansing;
Smith, Jabria Snell, Valdez. ly Nguyen, Rhett Shanah-
monik Holmes, Hailley Porter, Greyson Putt, An- 7th Grade: Emma
Skyla Springer, Jasmine an and Shelby Stafford.
Ingram, Aiyden Jackson, drew Salyer, Lucy Sharp, Britt, Jack Ketchum, Lola
Stevenson, Takhari Tyus,
Alvin Jackson, Chris-
Alexandria Walls and
Annunciation Sid Stegall, Joshua Linton, Noah Madan,
topher James, Ceniyah
LaKendra Windham;
School Honors HA Honors Tedford, Garrett Vaughn, Evan Matocha, Hannah
Jamison, Traylen Jef- Annunciation Catholic Heritage Academy has Meg Waits and Mallory Oswalt, Connor Per-
11th Grade: Nitirah
ferson, Hailey Johnson, School in Columbus has released its first semes- Ward; kins, Claire Shelton and
Barry, Erin Billups,
Madison Kidd, Matthew released its second nine- ter honors list. 9th Grade: Hayden Brooklyn Wilbon;
Kennedy Blair, Shamiyah
Kramer, Ka’Nia Lucious, weeks honors list. Academy Honors Anderson, Olivia Blan- 8th Grade: Megan
Brooks, Wynter Brooks,
Braylon Malone, Demari- Honor Roll 3rd Grade: Reese ton, Kaicey Chitmon, Hiller, Emma Ledbet-
Jordan Buckner, Jaylen
on McCoy, Aiden Moore, 3rd Grade: Ben Atkins, Landon Bowen, Jared Gruseck, Susan ter, Julia Moore, Hailey
Coleman, Deairyus Con-
Reese Morris, Erianna Ussery, Layla Purtell, Calen Conwill, Caroline Jessop, Drew Knittig, Pushis, Maggie Sansing
ner, Dasia Cunningham,
Nicholson, Aaliyah Jaxon McCallum, Gar- Criddle, Anna Crawford Ayden Mitchell, Eliza- and Claire Walker;
Zyon Cunningham, Mark
Porter, Saveion Price, rison Reedy and Wesley Fowler, Lucas Gatewood, beth Nichols, Brayden 9th Grade: Kate Scott
Davis, Diamond Fisher,
Antonio Rice Jr., Alayla Caroline Shelton; Annison Harris, Kenzie Oswalt, Kayla Riley, Gee, Jay Gill, Carlton
Jashawn Frierson, C Asia
Robertson, Ladreya 4th Grade: George Harris, Gipson Hicks, Emry Sanders, Todd Hardy, Drew Huskison,
Grayer, Emauyni Hair-
Robinson, Jay Sanders, Bock, Tristan Fulton, Ka- Eliza Jessop, Gabe Sharp, Sophie Singley, Stephen Matocha, Gabri-
ston, Denesha Harrell,
Madison Sanders, Kyleih tie Krieger, Jayden Lee Madan, Abi McDow, Luke Sneed and Andrew elle Richard and Taylor
Ahkira Harris, Jayden
Sharp, Brayden Smith, Harris, Kenya Hendricks, and Alex Luccasen; Enrique Mireles, Harper Sotomeneses; Wheeler;
Kaeli Stallings, Addison Timari Hinton, Evan Ivy, 5th Grade: Brandon Moore, Slade Ober- 10th Grade: Luke 10th Grade: Graham
Tate, Majystee Tate, Darion Jackson, Takar- Doumit, Kaitlyn Collins, schmidt, Bishop Porter, Baumann, Kelly Bell, Buxton, Sarah Austyn
Rhianna Tate, Christian ian Jackson, Krishuana Gavin Elliott and Jack Ethan Singley, Emily Hanah Fink, Emma Curtis, Nick Hairston,
Turner, Sean Turner, Jethrow, Angel Johnson, Tompkins; Taylor, Gregory Trout, Hardy, Hanna Hardy, William Laws, Robert
Tyashia Wilburn and Car- Asia Jones, Kevin Jones, 6th Grade: Benjamin Savannah Weathers and Kendall Kelly, Ashley Pushis, Rayon Scott,
son Williams. Marlana Jones, LaChyna Imes, Cole Littlejohn, Jaylen Williams; Mangus, Carley Martin, Douglas Turner and
Key, Jeremiah Lang, Emily Nguyen, Abigail 4th Grade: Lilla All- Kate McElhinney, Evans Blake Ward;
CHS Honors Nyshun Lang, Mya Lee Pettus, Olivia Portera good, McKinley Brents, Rhett, Owen Riley, Carly 11th Grade: Jack Hill-
Columbus High Dismuke, Jade Lemon, and Thompson Regim- Arthur Dawson, Abby Rogers, Gracie Rowland, er, Reid Huskison, Adam
School has released its Dayla Lewis, Henry bal; Edwards, Lockhart Gar- Henry Sanders, Anne Koussih, McKenzie
second term honors list. Lloyd, Keyona Moody, 7th Grade: Claire Bau- ner, Izzy Gilman, Eliz- Clark Shepherd, Natalie Parker, Rayne Phillips
Superintendent’s List Sidney Morris, Demark- mann, Elijah Clarke and abeth Golden, William Staggers and Anna Stud- and Carter Putt;
12th Grade: Takyra yan Oliver, Carlos O’Ne- Greyson Dillard; Golden, Jordan Harri- dard; 12th Grade: Georgia-
Blevins, Kristopher al, Tabitha Palmer, Mark 8th Grade: Delia son, Hunter Hill, Riley 11th Grade: Sydney na Brown, Ethan Criddle,
Bowers, Hunter Brooks, Price, Jeremiah Ramsey, Lochala and John Pryse Hill, Cade Hollis, Wyatt Adair, Abby Amos, Jackson DiCicco, Layne
JaLenn Butler, Kayla Wymon Robinson, Aniya Tompkins. Hulsey, Zanaea Juarez, Madison Atkins, Sterling Gerber, Emily Howard,
Carter, Michello Garrick, Saddler, Ja’Kayla Spen- Principal’s List Gus King, Meghan Bailey, Sam Baker, Han- Macy Nordquist, Jamie
Dontaevious Gillespie, cer, Jerry Spraggins, 3rd Grade: Liam Bar- Matocha, Vansh Patel, nah Brady, Anna Beth Parker and Rashaylan
Berniya Hardin, Jordan Darayah Standard, Alex- ranco, Swayze Callaway, Laura Lea Sharp, Parker Brock, Lydia Dyson, Rice.
Harris, Jourdan Harris, is Summerville, Sercora
Erin Jones, V-Ronica Tate, Valincia Taylor,
Jones, Camryn Junkin, Han Tran, Asia Trask,
Chelsey LIttle, Ananda Shakyria Triplett, Jada
O’Neal, Brendan Tate, Tucker, Takhai Warren,
Jordan Taylor, Marian Kayla Williams, Allyson
Turner, Dewayne WAlk- Winston, Mercedes
er, Artemis Washington, Woods and Azariah
Hannah White, Jasma Young;
Williams and Tayle Wil- 10th Grade: Darius
liams; Bardley, Jeqvion Bean,
11th Grade: Kameryn Travis Brewer, Nyasha
Bowen, Haileigh Brooks, Brown, Mya Burgin,
Zakiyah Cunningham, David Rush, Aashonti
Diamond Dickerson, Butler, Tyeice Calloway,
Jailyeron Dukes, Aa- Darion Carder, Miracle
liyah Harris, Jamad Coleman, Christopher
Horn, Tyrone Lowery, Denman, Ashanti Doss,
Griselda Lugo, Margar- Jaden Edwards, Teralyn
ita Lugo, Ariel Lyons, Fisher, Ladarius Flow-
Laela O’Neal, Christian ers, Kayla Franklin,
Richards, Tyra Tate, Kolby Gann, Enpierrias
Kenedi Verdell, Kaitlyn Gardner, Ashantis Gore,
Walton, Miracle Weston, Jazmyn Gore, Curtez
Gabriel Williams, Genesa Guyton, Ayanna Har-
Williams and Zachary grove, Justin harrell,
Wilson; Karon Hawk, Takya
10th Grade: Jacob Hendricks, Dominicko
Bandock, Makeria Hodges, Shamaya
Bonds, Layla Crain, Da- Howard, Yinshan Hung,
kiriyah Doss, Stepahnie Tanijah Isaac, Danyjhia
Edmond, Darius Gordon, Jackson, NeKasia Jack-
Daveyounna Handy, Jada son, Trenyce Jackson,
Humphries, Janea Hum- Hannah Jefferson, Angel
phries, Kinnedy Johnson, Jenkins, Amber Jones,
April Jonefs, Jahon King, Embrey Jones, Marquell
Bryant Pollard, Ayuna Kimbrel, Henrietta
Topps and ZaCoria Wil- Krogh, Jamirah Laster,
liams; Kezia Lewis, Con’Dar-
9th Grade: Laquavius ious Macon, Donavan
Brown, Kortney Chan- McCranie, Isaish Mc-
dler, Jakylia Collins, Neal-Cabell, Marissa
Rakiya Cunning, Kelis Murray, Hezam Nagi,
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Blondie Baby Blues*

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SA M P S AM
Felder Rushing/Courtesy photo
Even a winter garden can be a joy to walk through, or
gaze at from the toasty indoors.
Classic Peanuts Zits*
Does your
midwinter L E P L E
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garden please
the eye and fill Doonesbury Funky Winkerbean

the soul? E L E
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s your midwinter garden
heartwarming, even when
viewed through a fogged-up
window?
Don’t get me wrong, most
days are beautiful in the Beetle Bailey* Rhymes with Orange
South. But I constantly prowl
around for practical, seasonal

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garden ideas, especially in
January and February when
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temperatures drop quickly
from spring-like glory into
chilly, wet and gloomy.
Testing winter extremes,
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last month I found myself torn
between two worlds; just a week after touring mid-
winter botanical and home gardens in tropical South The Family Circus* Mutts
Florida, I found myself crunching through ankle-deep
snowdrifts photographing not-so-bare gardens in the
north of England.
It’s easy to understand that most tropical plants will
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succumb to freezes; we have to keep them in pots to
drag indoors during frosty weather. But we can still
take advantage of bold, colorful foliage and winter
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flowers to give us a hint of warmer weather to come.
We also know that some popular plants from the
Pacific Northwest, New England and Europe, such as
lilac and heather, suffer during our hot, humid sum- Hi and Lois The Pajama Diaries
mer nights. But it’s more surprising when Canadian
cold-hardy plants freeze to death down here in the

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mid-20s when temperatures drop suddenly after weeks
of somewhat balmy weather.
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So, I have uncovered those that tolerate it all —
and look right in our own well-honed culture. I mean,
anyone can recreate an Asian theme with a Japanese
maple, azalea, clump of liriope, stone lantern and some SA M S
raked gravel. Or an English garden with a stone wall,
quaint gate, neatly-edged small lawn and wraparound
border of mixed odd-shaped or pruned shrubs. Or a Dennis the Menace Dilbert*
tropical garden with gaily painted furniture, garish
pottery, colorful evergreen plants, a cold-hardy wind-
mill palm and a flamingo wall hanging.
But Mississippians have our own garden styles.
L E P L E
And whether formal, suburban or cottage, we yearn
for plants that both look right and perform without
much fuss. Here, then, is my studied list of all-time
SA M P S AM
favorite “right now” Southern winter plants.
Start with a hard feature: stylish seat or bench,
heavy birdbath, small sculpture, big rock, bottle tree,
whatever, that suits your fancy and looks good all year Hagar the Horrible Slylock Fox/Comics for Kids
but really stands out in the winter. And a dry walk or
stepping stones to lead your eyes to it from the win-
dow, or feet to it when outdoors.
Then add evergreen shrubs with winter interest

L E P L E
P AM
such as variegated Aucuba, big-leaf Fatsia, Aspidistra,
dwarf palmetto, variegated Euonymus, golden varie-
gated Yucca, red tip Photinia, rosemary, hollies, Little
Gem Magnolia, wax Ligustrum, junipers, plum yew, SA M S
red twig dogwood, emerald green Arborvitae.
Drape something with variegated ivy and bring the
eye upward with an arbor or small architectural tree
with interesting bark like native river birch or Chi-
nese lacebark elm. Skirt these with a mass of Liriope,
mondo grass, spikey Iris foliage, painted Arum, or Garfield* Lockhorns Sally Forth
ferny silver-gray Powis Castle Artemisia. That’s your
garden’s “winter bones.” Next, go with early-win-
ter flowering shrubs including Camellia, flowering
quince, fragrant winter honeysuckle, loquat, Japanese
P L E
apricot (the fabulous Prunus mume), yellow-flowered
Mahonia, and winter jasmine shrub. These are all
well-vetted Southern mainstays. But also consider S AM
more unusual or hard-to-find witch hazel, viburnums
and the strange winter-flowering paper bush (Edge-
LE P LE
SAM
* These comics appear in the daily paper.
worthia).
Heavy-berried winter shrubs include Nandina with
A M P
its reddish winter foliage, Pyracantha, and hollies such S The Dispatch knows that comics are an important part
of many of our readers’ newspaper experience. Comics
as Foster’s, Burford, Robin and the deciduous natives. have also helped foster a love of reading in generations of
My showiest non-woody winter plants include pa- children. We are committed to continuing to provide daily
perwhite Narcissus, colorful creeping sedums, various and color Sunday comics in our newspaper. However, the
kales, pansy, Viola, parsley and dusty miller. Oh, and I cost of paper and the cost of many of the individual comics
adore my winter Hellebores! have become overbearing.
Regardless of garden style, that’s some kinda “best While we do have to reduce the number of Sunday
of” compilation for Mississippi midwinters. Mix and comics we print, we want your feedback on which comics
you want to keep. Please take the time to let us know.
match from each group, put out some birdseed, and go
Thank you for reading.
back indoors. Grab a cup of something and enjoy the
view from indoors.
Felder Rushing is a Mississippi author, columnist,
and host of the “Gestalt Gardener” on MPB Think Radio.
Email gardening questions to rushingfelder@yahoo.com.
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calendar
Friday and Saturday,
Feb. 15-16
“Let It Shine: A Visit with
Fannie Lou Hamer” — Sha-
ron Miles’ one-woman show on civil
rights figure Fannie Lou Hamer comes
Wednesday, 2-5 p.m.–Legal Frame-
Tuesday through Saturday, work for Historic Preservation; Thurs-
to Starkville Community Theatre’s
Playhouse on Main, 108 E. Main St.,
Feb. 5-9 day, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.–Fundamentals of
Real Estate Finance; Friday, 9 a.m.-
Starkville, at 7:30 p.m. A SCT season
“The Heiress” — Starkville extra, tickets are available on first-
noon–Tour of Tax Credit Projects. come, first-served basis. Get online
Community Theatre presents this Register for free at 601-354-0200 or
stirring costume drama about a tickets at brownpapertickets.com/
email preservation@mississippiher-
young woman in the Victorian Age itage.com.
Courtesy photo event/4070471. Any remaining tickets
challenging strictures placed on her Sharon Miles portrays Mississippi Freedom Summer will be available for walk-ups at the box
life by society and a domineering organizer Fannie Lou Hamer in a one-woman show. office one hour prior to performances.
father. Show times are 7:30 p.m. at
Playhouse on Main, 108 E. Main St.,
Thursday, Feb. 7
Starkville. Limited seating; contact Exhibit opening — A free
share dance rhythms of Africa at the
the box office for reservations, 662- reception from 5:30-7 p.m. at the
Columbus Arts Council’s Rosenzweig Columbus Arts Council’s Rosenz- Saturday, Feb. 23 Thursday through Saturday,
323-6855. CAC Gala — The Columbus Arts
Arts Center opens an exhibit from
Mississippi University for Women’s
weig Arts Center, 501 Main St. CAC
members: $15 advance/$17 door. Council 35th Gala and Auctions at Feb. 28-March 2
Wednesday, Feb. 6 permanent collection of artworks. Nonmembers: $20/$22. Youth 18 Trotter Convention Center honors
Larry Feeney and features New
Magnolia Independent Film
WWII talk — Military historian Refreshments are served at this & under, $10. For more information,
Orleans cuisine, open bar, music by Festival— The 22nd annual
Stephen Bourque discusses his event open to everyone at 501 Main contact the CAC, 662-328-2787. Mag Film Fest presents 32 films by
St. For more information, contact The Bouncing Betty, Suzuki Strings
book “Beyond the Beach,” on im- Ensemble and MUW Jazz Ensemble. indie filmmakers from around the
pacts of Allied bombings on French the CAC, 662-328-2787 world at Hollywood Premier Cinemas
Dinner and silent auction 5:30-7:30;
cities before and during Normandy Tree giveaway — In obser- Friday and Saturday, Feb. Feeney presentation 7:30 p.m.; Live in Starkville. Tickets $10 per film
landings on June 6, 1944, at 3:30 vance of Mississippi Arbor Day, the auction 8 p.m.; music/dancing 9 block ($5 students); $30 for festival
p.m. in MSU’s Mitchell Memorial Lowndes County Soil and Conser- 15-16 p.m. Black Tie optional. Tickets $60 pass, $75 for VIP Experience. Visit
Library Grisham Room. Free to the vation District, 2282 MLK Jr. Drive, “Let It Shine: A Visit with (reserved tables $475-$575). Get magnoliafilmfest.com for tickets and
public. For information, call 662- will give away bundles of hardwood tickets at columbus-arts.org/gala or
325-3604. saplings (sawtooth oak, red maple,
Fannie Lou Hamer” — See schedule.
details at top of calendar. 662-328-2787. For sponsorships,
black walnut, dogwood, loblolly pine) 662-329-7653.
Wednesday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. (while sup- Through March 8
plies last). One bundle per person. Friday, Feb. 22 Sunday, Feb. 24 Water/Ways Exhibit — The
Feb. 6-8 662-328-5921.
U40 Exhibit — Starkville Area Sundays at the Center — Tenn-Tom Waterway Museum hosts
Preservation Toolkit Work- Arts Council hosts a free public The West Point/Clay County Arts the Smithsonian Water/Ways trav-
shop — A Mississippi Heritage reception for its U40 juried art show Council presents 5th Street Per- eling exhibit at 317 Seventh St. N.
Trust Preservation Workshop offers Friday, Feb. 8 (artists 18-40) at 7 p.m at 929 forming Arts at 2 p.m. at the Louise Museum hours are Monday-Friday,
principles of historic preservation Jembe Den — Bob Damm and Coffee Bar, 106 E.Main St. For more Campbell Center for the Arts, 235 8 a.m.-4 p.m. (or by appointment
and real estate finance at the Elks this percussion student ensemble, information, call 662-324-3080 or Commerce St., West Point. Free to on weekends). For information or to
Club, 309 Main St., Columbus. along with guest artist Wsir Johnson, visit starkvillearts.org. the public. book group tours, call 662-328-8936.

OUT THERE
Feb. 6-10 – Oxford Film Festival, Oxford. oxfordfilmfest. Carrollton, Alabama). southernghostgirls.com or email BancorpSouth Arena, Tupelo ($15 at door). 662-841-6528
org. lesleyhyde7480@gmail.com. or bcsarena.com.

Feb. 7 – Aquila Theatre’s “Frankenstein,” Riley Center, Feb. 16 – James Taylor and his All-Star Band (with guest Feb. 26 – Cirque Eloize Saloon: A Musical Acrobatic
Meridian. 601-696-2200, msurileycenter.com. Bonnie Raitt and band), BancorpSouth Arena, Tupelo. Adventure, Ford Center, Oxford. 662-915-2787, fordcenter.
662-841-6528, bcsarena.com. org.
Feb. 9 – Historic Pickens County Courthouse History Tour
and Interactive Paranormal/Ghost Investigation, ($30); Feb. 21 – Winter Jam (Newsboys, United, Danny Gokey, March 2 – (new date) In the Mood, a 1940s Musical
6 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 9 p.m., 10:30 p.m. (20 Phoenix Ave., Mandisa, Rend Collective, Ledger, Newsong, more). Revue, Ford Center, Oxford. 662-915-2787, fordcenter.org.

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was on the page, but to makes clay drums. She thing around you.” angle schools during and For the ensemble, it’s all connected to other peo-
celebrate.” plays every day. She around Black History part of the drum’s power ple, and I feel celebration
What Damm began hosts drum circles at nnn Month, and present com- to draw people together. and sharing and com-
to learn in high school, her home. For Renfroe, munity programs. They How does that make munity. ... I hope others
he embraced and strives drumming is an essen- Guest will also lead off Missis- the teacher feel? will enjoy our music, be
to pass on to all his tial part of rebuilding artist Wsir sippi State’s Internation- “Joyful, that’s how I uplifted and share our
students. body, mind and spirit Johnson al Fiesta in early April. feel,” said Damm. “I feel joy in what we’re doing.”
“(Oscar) told us that in the wake of serious will join
the drum in Africa is a health issues. Damm,
sacred instrument — “As soon as I start- Renfroe,
that the tree had a spirit ed, I saw how it was Swan and
and the animal that gave benefiting me in every the other
the skin had a spirit, way, including muscle members Johnson
and that the drum itself development. ... They of Jembe
has a spiritual power to say ‘be one with your Den when they perform
bring people together.” drum,’ and I’m doing at the Columbus Arts
That concept was that. It opens your mind. Council’s Rosenzweig
mirrored again decades It opens your heart. Arts Center at 7:30 p.m.
later in Mali by Damm’s Whatever is going Friday, Feb. 8. The na-
teacher, Bassidi Koné. wrong with me in my tive Californian and for-
“Basadi told me life — physical, mental, mer Mississippi resident
about how he believes to keep balance — I give returned to the state in
the drum protects him it to the drum,” Renfroe 2017; he lives in Okolona
and that the spirit of his said. “To know you’re and has family in South
teacher is residing in playing in a group and Africa. The musician,
the drum,” explained everyone has the same painter and filmmaker
Damm. “I can under- intention — it’s enlight- plays multiple African
stand that because ening. The whole is instruments and makes
every time I play my greater than the sum of many of his own. He’s
drum I’m reminded of its parts.” also a storyteller, in the
my teacher and my ex- Alex griot tradition. Griot are
periences. My teacher is Swan, 15, the historians, praise
there with me.” has taken singers, poets and musi-
lessons cians who preserve oral
nnn from history in parts of West
Damm for Africa.
For the the past “The tradition of
player, five or six African storytelling is
drumming years and Swan thousands of years old,
can be been a and in most (old) cul-
transcen- member of Jembe Den tures, if you don’t have
dent. Artist for about three years. writing, what are you
and potter African drumming is going to do? You have a
Bonnie a different outlet than story through dance and
Renfroe of Renfoe being behind a typical song. That’s the prem-
Starkville drum set. ise of African drum —
described it as her way “When everyone is it’s storytelling, even
of “staying healthy.” playing together, it’s if I don’t say nothing.
Her introduction to kinda really ‘in the mo- The essence of African
drums came without ment.’ It’s not like any drumming is based on
fanfare in 2007, when other type of music that what it means.”
she accepted an invi- I do,” said the Starkville
tation from Damm for Academy 10th-grader. nnn
mothers to stay during a “One thing I really enjoy
music class her daugh- is that you get to the The beginning of a
ters were in. Today, not point where you can new year is traditionally
only is she a member of play without thinking a busy time for Jembe
Jembe Den (alongside about it — you can kind Den. They are frequently
a daughter), she also of be absorbed in every- invited into Golden Tri-

TODAY IN HISTORY
Today is Sunday, Feb. 3, the 34th day setts Bay Colony to finance a military
of 2019. There are 331 days left in the expedition to Canada.
year. In 1811, American newspaper editor
Horace Greeley was born in Amherst,
Today’s Highlight in History: N.H.
In 1913, the 16th Amendment to the
On Feb. 3, 1959, rock-and-roll stars
U.S. Constitution, providing for a feder-
Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. “The
al income tax, was ratified.
Big Bopper” Richardson died in a small
In 1930, the chief justice of the
plane crash near Clear Lake, Iowa. United States, William Howard Taft,
On this date: resigned for health reasons. (He died
In 1690, the first paper money in just over a month later.)
America was issued by the Massachu- — The Associated Press
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SECTION

A reception at the Lee Home in Columbus Jan. 25 celebrated the opening of the Smithsonian Wa-
ter/Ways Exhibition at the Tenn-Tom Waterway Museum at 318 Seventh St. N. The exhibit is open
through March 8. For information, contact the museum 662-328-8936.

Cindy Zaiontz-Defelice, Frank Zaiontz, Genise Zaiontz Surenelle McCrary, Stan McCrary, Barbara Nattison

David and Martha Stokes Steve Arndt, Brennan Dockery, Bobby Harper Bill Cleveland, Bud Phillips

Joy Phillips, Kevin Stafford, Nick Ardillo, Jo Harper Glenn Lautzenhiser, Dixie Butler, Tressa Black

ENLISTED ARRIVALS WELCOME


Columbus Air Force Base and the Columbus community hosted a welcome reception for newly
arrived enlisted personnel at Thai by Thai Restaurant Jan. 24.

Patti Johnson, Kristina Conwill, Lisa James Kannika and Scott Carley

Kara Crennan, Fed Deverra Tracy Tolliver, Karen Arzamendi

Colin Krieger, Howard Ferguson Barbara Bigelow, Vanessa Brown


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Club notes

Courtesy photo
GIVING BACK: Members of Nu Epsilon Chapter of Alpha kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.
Courtesy photo honored the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. by collaborating with United Way
SHARING LUCCA’S STORY: Hic-A-Sha-Ba-Ha DAR Chapter Regent Patricia Stuart of of Lowndes County and others to organize and distribute school supplies
Starkville recently spoke about Lucca, the late military service dog who was a be- to area teachers in Columbus Jan. 21. Pictured at the Tools for Schools distribution
loved part of her family, to the Old Choctaw County DAR chapter of Eupora. Pictured are, from left, Tosunda Hill, Tammy Stevenson, Valarie Richardson, Tanjie Dismuke,
are Stuart, left, and Old Choctaw County Chapter Regent Shana Fondren. Amanda Stanton and Angela Bluitt.

Southern Gardening

Daffodils bring early spring color into homes, landscapes


O
ne of the signs that fodil foliage. My response
spring will be sprung is always, “Don’t touch the
in the near future daffodil leaves!”
is when the daffodils start No matter how bad the
awakening and poking up in foliage looks, it plays an
the landscape beds. important role. Next year’s
It’s something I miss flowers are being formed
living in south Mississippi, during this ratty-looking
as not too many homeown- stage. The leaves gather
ers plant these wonderful sunlight and, through pho-
bulbs. But a little north of tosynthesis, store sugars
the Coast, daffodil sightings in the bulb for next year’s
become more common. Gary Bachman growth. Leave the leaves
I was in Starkville this alone for at least six weeks.
past week, and the daffodils We can enjoy forcing
the Mississippi State main campus is daffodils, especially paper whites, in
known for were popping. And it’s no the winter months, as everything the
wonder, with one of the state’s largest plants need is already in the bulbs
bulb suppliers located in Meridian. waiting to grow. We’ve all seen pa-
The variety of daffodils is really per white kits with the bulbs already
Gary Bachman/MSU Extension
astounding. Daffodils are placed in sprouting.
Some gardeners want to clip daffodil foliage. However, the leaves at this stage are
13 different divisions or types. I think You can tell when the time is right producing sugars to store for growth the following year.
all of them are gorgeous. More infor- to remove the foliage by gently, and
mation is on the American Daffodil I mean gently, tugging on the foliage species can be forced. If you’d like more information on
Society website at daffodilusa.org/. once a week. The foliage will easily I mentioned previously that paper bulb forcing, see the Southern Garden-
The downside to these wonderful pull up at the right time. white daffodils are a popular choice. ing TV segment Forcing Bulbs, exten-
spring-flowering plants is that the Deadheading — the removal of But other bulb species like tulips, sion.msstate.edu/southern-gardening/
foliage begins to look ratty after the spent flower heads — is important, as hyacinths and the popular amaryllis all video/2016/forcing-bulbs.
flowers are spent. I always field ques- it will maximize the stored sugars in can be forced. Gary Bachman is an Extension and
tions about what to do at this point. the bulb. Place the bulbs on top of decorative research professor of horticulture at the
Some want to tidy up the landscape by But daffodils are not just for the rock without any soil. Add water to just Mississippi State University Coastal
clipping all the foliage off, clipping it in outside garden. Forcing these bulbs in below the surface of the rock. Keep Research and Extension Center in Biloxi
half, or folding the leaves and wrap- containers is a good way to bring color cool and dark until the shoots begin to and hosts Southern Gardening television
ping them up with a rubber band. and fragrance into the home during grow. Move to a warm, sunny spot and and radio programs. Contact him at
I tend to be a purist regarding daf- the winter. In fact, many other bulbs enjoy the show. southerngardening@msstate.edu.

Dear Abby

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EAR ABBY: My The problem is we Even after two years, people are example in the future. of love, mutual respect and sharing.
husband and I have encountered a lot upset about it, and we still get rude, DEAR ABBY: This is in reply to I wouldn’t trade it for the Hope Dia-
decided a couple of hostility from friends snarky comments. I don’t care if they “Hung Up on the Ring in Reno” (Nov. mond, and I intend to wear it until my
of years ago that we and family. We have disagree with us, but I do care that 11), whose girlfriend insists on a final day on Earth.
wanted to live a simpler, been told we are crazy, they feel entitled to be rude and dis- very expensive ring as part of the Incidentally, my husband saw the
slower-paced life. We backward, anti-tech- respectful. How do we deal with peo- marriage proposal. He believes she jeweler later at a social gathering
nology, and have even ple’s big emotions over such a small equates her value and social status shortly before our wedding, and the
decided to get rid of our
been accused of abus- matter? — UNPLUGGED IN OHIO with the size of the stone. man complimented him on the “nice,
TV, tablets and social ing our kids because DEAR UNPLUGGED: Social media I was married in the early 1970s.
media accounts and sensible” young lady he was going to
they spend most of can be a blessing, and for many When my fiance and I went to a jewel-
trade our smartphones marry. — NANCY IN UPSTATE NEW
their time outdoors and individuals it has become the primary er to select my ring, I sorted through
YORK
in for flip phones, don’t watch TV. way of maintaining contact with several trays of gold rings, searching
DEAR NANCY: It appears your hus-
among other changes. I really don’t under- others. Your friends and family may for just the right one. Finally, in the
stand why people are be bothered because they have to last tray, I found exactly what I want- band and the jeweler had something
Since then we have
angry. Maybe they feel make more effort in order to have a ed — a little gold band trimmed with important in common — an eye for
been focusing more quality.
we are judging them relationship with you. an etched design around the edges. I
on our marriage and Dear Abby (we aren’t), or maybe Because you have chosen the di- held my breath as the jeweler quoted
our four kids. We have Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van
they just don’t like when rection in which you want to go, your the price — $13!
picked up new hobbies others choose a different path. With best “defense” would be to keep your That sweet little gold band has Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips,
and have been learning better com- all the complaints about how millen- sense of humor and ignore the snark been on the third finger of my left and was founded by her mother,
munication skills. The result: We find nials (my husband and I) are addicted whenever possible. I’m pleased that hand for 45 years. It has nothing to Pauline Phillips. Contact Dear Abby
ourselves happier and less stressed to screens, I would think they would you are happier now, and I have a do with my value and social status, at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box
overall. regard our decision as a positive one. hunch more families may follow your but rather, represents 4 1/2 decades 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069.

Horoscopes
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Feb. interests. Because what oth- Life improvements come via TAURUS (April 20-May of a private document than out years. Actually, it’s changed
3). You forget yourself, in a ers think no longer matters so hard work and excellent men- 20). To measure the distance loud. Vent in a journal. Then since yesterday! There are
good way, losing the self-con- much, you’re able to ask for torship. Virgo and Libra adore between where you are and tinker around with solutions. benefits to consciously updat-
sciousness that kept you from greater emotional depth, com- you. Your lucky numbers are: where you want to be will be a CANCER (June 22-July ing your fantasy. It will help
pursuing your attractions and pensation, beauty and more. 30, 1, 11, 14 and 27. recipe for discontent. Instead, 22). There’s real potential in you get more of the good stuff
ARIES (March 21-April you should determine the right the current situation, but it into your day-to-day life.
19). Though you can some- direction, take a step and may not be obvious. Ultimate- SAGITTARIUS (Nov.
times find it easy to derive joy repeat. ly, to have a grateful heart 22-Dec. 21). You’re still not
from the small ordinary things, GEMINI (May 21-June about the whole thing, you sure how hard you should
right now you’re focused dif- 21). Complaining is one way need to recognize what’s in it be working at a certain goal,
ferently, so driven by your big of figuring out what’s working for you. So what’s interesting but it’s pretty clear that this
goal that it will be constantly and what’s not. But it’s such here? What’s pleasing? present amount isn’t right.
in mind, squeezing out all an unattractive mode that it’s LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). So mess around with your
other considerations. better to do it in the confines People have ideas and try to efforts. Experiment, with the
sell you on them. This goes on aim of achieving a balance
all day long and takes many that works.
forms — from advertisers to CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-
colleagues to family members. Jan. 19). What you have in
It’s more or less a constant common with your loved ones
pitch. Get some quiet time won’t be so important as
tonight. what you don’t. It’s how you
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. fill in each other’s blanks that
22). You have a levelheaded matters most to the outcome
view of fame. At some point, of the day.
in order to move forward, AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb.
you’ll have to take credit and 18). When you count your
become known. But today blessings, certain items rise
you’ll be able to accomplish to the top — strokes of good
many aims under the radar, an fortune for which you’ll be
approach you’ll much prefer. eternally grateful. When you
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). dwell there, your joy multi-
It’s not a bad idea to rehearse plies.
before asking for what you PISCES (Feb. 19-March
want. What might be even 20). A relationship takes a
more helpful is to do some starring role without even
deep thinking about how much showing up in the action of the
you really want it and what you day. The memory looms large,
have to offer in exchange. with an impact undeniable.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. Even so, recognize that this is
21). Your idea of a perfect merely an idea you’re having,
day has changed through the an idea that can change.
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Church Directory
Where the Spirit of the Lord is
“There is Liberty”
Kenneth Montgomery
Proudly serving our community
for over 30 years These church directory pages are made possible by the sponsorship of the following businesses.
ASSEMBLIES OF GOD Waterworks. Sunday School 10 a.m., Sunday Worship 11 OAKLAND MB CHURCH — 18 Fairport Road, Crawford.
CALVARY ASSEMBLY OF GOD — Lehmberg Rd. and a.m. and 6 p.m., Wednesday 7 p.m. Rev. Pat Creel, Pastor. Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Wednesday
Bennett Rd. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m. and 6 OPEN DOOR M.B. CHURCH — Starkville Sportsplex, 405 Bible study 7 p.m., Mass Choir Rehearsal - Wed. before 1st
p.m., Wednesday 7 p.m. Eric Crews, Pastor. Lynn Lane, Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m. 1st and 2nd Sun. 6 p.m., Male Chorus Rehearsal - Wed. before
FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD — 2201 Military Road. 2nd and 4th Sundays. Donnie Jones, Pastor. 662-263-7102 3rd Sun. 6 p.m., Junior Choir Rehearsal - Wed. before 4th
Christian Education 9:30 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m., Nursery PLEASANT GROVE MB CHURCH — 1914 Moor High Sun. 6 p.m. Rev. Sammy L. White, Pastor.
Church (2-3 yrs.) Super Church (children)10:30 a.m. Road, Crawford. Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Worship 11 PLEASANT GROVE ROBINSON MB CHURCH — 9203
Worship 6 p.m. Wednesday 7 p.m. Nursery provided for all a.m., Wednesday 7 p.m. Rev. Riley Forrest, Sr., Pastor. Hwy. 389 N., Starkville. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship
services. Jody Gurley, Pastor. 662-328-6374 662-272-8221 11:15 a.m., Wednesday Prayer Service/Bible Study 7 p.m.
NEW LIFE ASSEMBLY OF GOD — 4474 New Hope Road. PLEASANT HILL BAPTIST — 1383 Pleasant Hill Rd. Pastor George A. Sanders. 456-0024
Worship 10:30 a.m., Children’s Church 10:30 a.m., Jack Sunday Worship 10 a.m. & 6 p.m., Wednesday 7 p.m. Bill PLEASANT RIDGE MB CHURCH — Ridge Rd. Sunday
Medley, Pastor. 662-664-0852 Hurt, Pastor. 662-329-3921 School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Wednesday 6 p.m. A.
BAPTIST PLYMOUTH BAPTIST CHURCH — 187 Plymouth Rd. Edwards, Sr., Pastor.
ANTIOCH BAPTIST CHURCH — Hwy. 45 N. Sunday Sunday Worship 10:30 a.m., Wednesday 7 p.m. Rev. Randy PROVIDENCE MB CHURCH — Old Hwy. 69 S. Sunday
School 9:45 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Discipleship Training 5 Rigdon, Pastor. Neil Shepherd, Music. School 9:30 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Wednesday 7 p.m. Rev.
p.m., Worship 6 p.m., Wednesday 7 p.m. Mitch McWilliams, SOVEREIGN FAITH BAPTIST CHURCH — 7852 Hwy. Gilbert Anderson, Pastor.
Pastor. 662-328-4765 12 E., Steens. Sunday Worship 10 a.m., Service 5 p.m., SAINT MATTHEWS MB CHURCH — 1213 Island Rd.
ARMSTRONG BAPTIST CHURCH — 1707 Yorkville Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Charles Young, Pastor. Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Wednesday
Rd. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m. Bible Study SOVEREIGN GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH — 12859 Martin 6:30 p.m. Curtis Clay, Sr., Pastor.
Wednesday 7 p.m. Rev. William Vaughn, Pastor. 662- Road Spur, Northport, Ala. Worship 11 a.m., Sunday Bible SALEM MB CHURCH — Hwy. 86, Carrollton, Ala. Sunday
328-0670 Study noon. Todd Bryant, Pastor. sovereigngrace.net School 9:30 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Wednesday 6 p.m. Rev.
ARTESIA BAPTIST CHURCH — Sunday School 10 a.m., STATE LINE BAPTIST CHURCH — 7560 Hwy. 1282 E. David J. Johnson, Jr., Pastor.
Worship 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., Wednesday 6 p.m. Pastor Jeff Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m., Wednesday SECOND JAMES CREEK MB CHURCH — 4898 Baldwin
Morgan. Night small group 6:30 p.m. Robert Gillis, Pastor. 662- Rd., Brooksville. Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Worship 11 a.m.
BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH — 3232 Military Road. 329-2973 Pastor Michael Tate. 662-738-5855
Sunday School 10:00 a.m., Worship 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., TEMPLE OF DELIVERANCE BAPTIST CHURCH — SOUTHSIDE MB CHURCH — 100 Nashville Ferry Rd. E.
Wednesday Bible Study 6 p.m. Walter Butler, Pastor. 4307 Sand Rd., Steens. Maurice Williams, Pastor. Sunday Sunday School 8:30 a.m., Worship 10 a.m., Wednesday
BETHESDA BAPTIST CHURCH — 2096 Bethesda School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., Wednesday 7 6:30 p.m. Rev. Rayfield Evins Jr., Pastor.
2500 Military Road Suite 1 p.m. 662-327-2580
Columbus, MS Rd, Crawford. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., SIXTH AVENUE MB CHURCH — 1519 Sixth Ave. N.
Discipleship Training 6:00 p.m., Worship 7 p.m., Wednesday UNITED CHRISTIAN BAPTIST CHURCH — 2 blocks east Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Sunday 11 a.m., Bible Study
662-328-7500 WEST REALTY COMPANY of Hwy. 69 on Yorkville Rd. Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship
westrealtycompany.com 7:00 p.m. Allan Dees, Pastor. 662-272-8734 Wednesday 7 p.m. Rev. W.C. Talley, Pastor. 662-329-2344
Don West, Broker/Owner BORDER SPRINGS BAPTIST CHURCH — 12771 Hwy. 10:15 a.m. Steven James, Pastor. SPRINGFIELD MB CHURCH — 6369 Hwy. 45 S. (1st & 3rd
12 E., Caledonia. Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Worship 10:30 UNIVERSITY BAPTIST CHURCH — 1104 Louisville St., Sunday) Sunday School 10:30 a.m., Worship 11:30 a.m.,
a.m., Kids for Christ 5 p.m., Discipleship Training 5:15 p.m., Starkville (located in Fellowship Hall of St. Luke Lutheran (1st & 3rd Wednesday) 7 p.m. Robert Gavin, Pastor. 662-
Worship 6 p.m., Wednesday Bible Study – Adults, Children, Church). Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Worship 11 a.m. Bert 327-9843
Northeast Exterminating and Youth classes 7 p.m. Dan Louman, Pastor. 662-386- Montgomery, Pastor. www.ubcstarkville.org
VICTORY FREE WILL BAPTIST CHURCH — Victory Loop
STEPHEN CHAPEL MB CHURCH — 514 20th St. N.
0541. Brad Creely, Minister of Music and Youth, 662-312- Sunday School 9:15 a.m., Worship 8 a.m. & 11 a.m. B.T.U. 5
If it Jimmy Linley • Richard Linley
LLC
8749. www. borderspringsbaptistchurch.com off of Mill Rd. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m. and
6 p.m., Wednesday 7 p.m. Pastor, Al Hamm.
p.m., Worship 6 p.m., Wednesday 6 p.m. Rev. Joe Peoples,
crawls, Columbus
BROOKSVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH — Main Street,
Brooksville. Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Worship 10:55 a.m. WOODLAND BAPTIST CHURCH — 3033 Ridge Rd.
Pastor.
St. James MB CHURCH — 6525 Hardy-Billups Rd.,
call... 662-329-9992 and 6 p.m., Wednesday 6:30 p.m.
CALEDONIA BAPTIST CHURCH — 7840 Wolfe Road,
Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m., Worship 6
p.m., AWANA Wednesday 6:30 p.m., Wednesday 6:30 p.m.
Crawford. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m. and
6:15 p.m. Rev. Chad Payton, Pastor.
Caledonia. Sunday Men’s Prayer Service 9:30 a.m., Shelby Hazzard, Senior Pastor. Brad Wright, Director of St. JOHN MB CHURCH — 3477 Motley Rd., Sunday
BRISLIN, INC. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Bible Study 4
p.m., Worship 5 p.m., Wednesday Bible Study 6 p.m. Bob
Student Ministries.
10TH STREET FAIRLAWN BAPTIST CHURCH — 1118
School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Wednesday Bible Study 7
p.m. Joe Brooks, Pastor. 327-7494.
Sales • Service • Installation 7th St. S. Sunday School 8 a.m., Worship 9:30 a.m.,
Burch, Pastor. ST. PAUL MB CHURCH — Robinson Rd. Sunday School
Residential • Commercial • Industrial CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH — 295 Dowdle Dr. Sunday Wednesday 7 p.m., Youth Ministry Wednesday 4:30 p.m. 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Wednesday 6 p.m. Rev. Willie
Since 1956 School 9:30 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m., Adult Choir Rev. Brian Hood, Pastor. Mays, Pastor.
www.brislininc.com rehearsals and Discipleship Training 5 p.m., Worship 6 INDEPENDENT BAPTIST ST. PAUL MB CHURCH — 1800 Short Main St. Disciple
BETHESDA CHURCH — 1800 Short Main. Sunday School
4051 Military Road • 662-328-5814 p.m., Wednesday 6:15 p.m. Rev. Ralph Windle, Interim
9:45 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Wednesday 7 p.m. Nathaniel
Training/Sunday School 8 a.m., Worship 9:00 a.m. Rev.
Pastor. 662-328-6741 John F. Johnson, Pastor. 662-241-7111
Best, Pastor. E-mail: bethesdambchurch@yahoo.com
CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH — 385 7th St. SW, Vernon, STRONG HILL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH — 325
BIBLE BAPTIST CHURCH — 5860 Hwy. 50 E., West
Ala. Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Worship 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Barton Ferry Rd., West Point. Sunday School 9:30 a.m.,
Point. Sunday School 10 a.m., Service 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.,
(6 p.m. - Daylight Savings Time), Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Wil Worship 11 a.m., Wednesday Bible Study 6 p.m.
Wednesday 7 p.m.
Corbett, Pastor. 205-270-1845 UNION BAPTIST MB CHURCH — 101 Weaver Rd.
FELLOWSHIP BAPTIST CHURCH — 1720 Hwy. 373.
CANAAN BAPTIST CHURCH — 1008 Lehmberg Rd. (Hwy. 69 S) Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Worship 11 a.m.,
Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.,
Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Service and Children’s Church Wednesday 6 p.m. Pastor McSwain.
Wednesday 7 p.m. Martin “Buddy” Gardner, Pastor.
10:30 a.m., Worship 6 p.m., Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Paul TABERNACLE MB CHURCH — Magnolia Drive, Macon.
LIGHTHOUSE BAPTIST CHURCH — 5030 Hwy. 182 E.
Shaw, Pastor. 662-327-3771 Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Wednesday 6
Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.,
CANAAN MB CHURCH — 2425 Bell Ave. Sunday School p.m.
Wednesday 7 p.m. 662-327-1130
8:15 a.m., Worship 9:30 a.m., Wednesday Bible Study 6 UNION HOPEWELL MB CHURCH — 150 Spurlock Rd.
SHINING LIGHT BAPTIST CHURCH — 957 Sunset Drive,
p.m. Jimmy Pounds, Pastor. 662-327-1226 Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Wednesday 6
Starkville in the Comfort Suites Conference Room, Sunday
COMMUNITY BAPTIST CHURCH — 2490 Yorkville p.m. Carlton Jones, Pastor.
School 9:30 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Pastor
Rd. East Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m., WOODLAWN LANDMARK MB CHURCH — 8086 Hwy.
John Harvey. slbcstarkville.org 662-648-0282
INDUSTRIAL SERVICES, INC Wednesday Bible Study, Children & Youth Classes 6:30
MISSIONARY BAPTIST
12. East, Steens. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m.
p.m. Matt Moehring, Pastor. Edward Rhinewalt, Music and 5 p.m., Wednesday 7 p.m. David Retherford, Pastor.
ANDERSON GROVE MB CHURCH — 1853 Anderson
www.hydrovaconline.com Director. 662-327-5306
Grove Road, Caledonia. Sunday School 9:20 a.m., Worship
THE WORD CHURCH INTERNATIONAL — 366
CORNERSTONE BAPTIST CHURCH — 844 Old West Carson Rd. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11:15 a.m.,
11:00 a.m., Bible Study Wednesday 6:20 p.m. David O.
Jarrett’s Towing Point Rd., Starkville. Sunday 10:30 a.m. Greg Upperman,
Pastor. 662-323-6351 or visit www.cornerstonestarkville.
Williams, Pastor. 662-356-4968.
ANTIOCH MB CHURCH — 2304 Seventh Ave. N. Sunday
Wednesday 7 p.m. John Sanders, Pastor.
ZION GATE MB CHURCH — 1202 5th St. S. Sunday
Wrecker Service com School 9:30 a.m., Worship 8 a.m. and 10:45., Children’s
School 9 a.m., Worship 10 a.m., Wednesday 6 p.m. Kenny
EAST END BAPTIST CHURCH — 380 Hwy. 50 W. (Hwy. Church 10:15 a.m., Worship 5 p.m., Wednesday 6 p.m. Dr.
5209 N. Hwy 182 E. • Columbus, MS 39702 50 and Holly Hills Rd.) Sunday School 9:15 a.m., Worship
Bridges, Pastor.
James A. Boyd, Pastor.
BETHLEHEM MB CHURCH — 293 Bethlehem Road,
329-2447 We unlock 10:30 a.m., Worship 5 p.m. followed by Discipleship
Training, Mission Friends and GAs 5 p.m., Sanctuary Choir
Caledonia. Sunday School 1st and 4th Sundays 8 a.m., 2nd PRIMITIVE BAPTIST
ABERDEEN PRIMITIVE BAPTIST CHURCH —
If no answer 251-2448 cars & 3rd Sundays 9:30 a.m., Worship 1st & 4th Sundays 9:30
6:30 p.m., Wednesday Prayer Meeting, Youth Worship, a.m., 2nd & 3rd Sundays 11 a.m., Wednesdays 6 p.m. Rev. Washington St. & Columbus St., Aberdeen. Sunday 10:30
Preschool & Children’s Choirs 6:30 p.m. Bryon Benson, a.m. and 2 p.m. Herb Hatfield, Pastor. 662-369-4937
R Free Estimates Willie James Gardner, Pastor. 662-356-4424
LER OO Pastor. 662-328-5915 BLESSING MB CHURCH — Starkville Sportsplex, Activity HAMILTON PRIMITIVE BAPTIST CHURCH — Flower
EE FIN Licensed
& Insured
EASTVIEW BAPTIST CHURCH — 1316 Ben Christopher Center 405 Lynn Lane Road. Sunday Worship 2nd, 4th & Farm Rd., 2 miles South of Hamilton, just off Hwy. 45.

W H INC. G Rd. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Wednesday 7 5th Sundays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Pastor Martin. 662-744-0561 Sunday 10:30 a.m. Jesse Phillips, Pastor. 662-429-2305
COMMERCIAL p.m. Junior Eads, Pastor. 662-329-2245 BRICK MB CHURCH — Old Macon Rd. Sunday School MAYHEW PRIMITIVE BAPTIST CHURCH — 842 Hwy.
“A Family Business Since 1946” RESIDENTIAL FAIRVIEW BAPTIST CHURCH — 127 Airline Rd. 9:30 a.m. each Sunday, Worship 2nd and 4th Sundays only 45 Alternate, Starkville. Sunday Service 10:30 a.m. Herb
Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship 10:15 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., 11 a.m., Wednesday 7 p.m. Rev. Everett Little, Pastor. Hatfield,Pastor. 662-315-4937
662-328-3625 • 662-328-7612 Wednesday 6 p.m. Dr. Breck Ladd, Pastor. 662-328-2924 CALVARY FAITH CENTER — Hwy. 373 & Jess Lyons SPRINGHILL P.B. CHURCH — 3996 Sandyland Road,
FAITH CHRISTIAN BAPTIST CHURCH — 1621 Mike Macon, MS. Walter Lowery Jr., Pastor. Sunday School 9:00

Rae’s Jewelry
Road. Sunday Worship 8:00 a.m., Sunday School 9 a.m.,
Parra Rd. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m. Rev. Worship 10 a.m., Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Pastor Robert a.m., Worship 10:00 a.m., Tuesday Bible Study 6 p.m. 662-
Michael Love, Pastor. 662-434-5252 Bowers, Pastor. 662-434-0144 738-5006.
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH — 7th St. and 2nd. Ave. CEDAR GROVE MB CHURCH — 286 Swartz Dr. Worship SULPHUR SPRINGS PRIMITIVE BAPTIST CHURCH —
N. Sunday Worship 8:45 a.m., Sunday School 10 a.m. North of Caledonia on Wolf Rd, Hamilton. Sunday 10:30
Authorized Dealer (Worship televised at 10 a.m. on WCBI-TV, Columbus
Services 11:15 a.m., Sunday School 10 a.m., Wednesday
6:30 p.m. Johnnie Richardson, Pastor. 662-434-6528 a.m. & 1st Sunday Night at 6:30 p.m. Elder Joseph Mettles,
Citizens and Pulsar Watches Cable Channel 7), Contemporary Worship 11 a.m.; Sunday CHRISTIAN HILL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH Pastor. 662-369-2532
5 p.m. Worship at 3000 Bluecutt Road, Midweek Prayer ANGLICAN CATHOLIC
Downtown Columbus 662-328-8824 Service Wednesday 6:00 p.m. located downtown. Dr.
— 14096 MS Hwy. 388, Brooksville, MS 39739, Sunday
SAINT DAVID’S AT MAYHEW — 549 Mayhew Rd.,
School 9:45 a.m., Worship 11:00 a.m., Wednesday 6:30
Shawn Parker, Pastor. 662-245-0540 columbusfbc.org Mayhew. Holy Eucharist - Sunday 10 a.m. 662-244-5939
When Caring Counts... FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF STEENS — 40 Odom Rd.,
p.m. Bobby Bowen, Pastor. 662-738-5837/549-6100
or anglicancatholic.org
CHRIST MB CHURCH — 110 2nd Ave. S. Sunday School
Steens. Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Worship 11 a.m. and 6 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Wednesday 6 p.m., B.T.U. CATHOLIC
p.m., Wednesday 7 p.m. Program every 1st & 3rd Sunday 6 p.m. ANNUNCIATION CATHOLIC CHURCH — 808 College
FRIENDSHIP BAPTIST — 125 Yorkville Rd. W. Sunday ELBETHEL MB CHURCH — 2205 Washington Ave. St. Mass Schedules are as follows: Sunday 8 a.m. & 10:30
School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., Wednesday 7 Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Wednesday a.m., Monday, Wednesday & Friday 8 a.m., Tuesday 5:30
FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY p.m. John Gainer, Pastor. 662-328-6024 or 662-328-3183 7:00 p.m., Rev. Leroy Jones, Pastor. p.m., Thursday 8:30 a.m., and Annunciation Catholic
1131 Lehmberg Rd., Columbus • 662-328-1808 GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH — 708 Airline Rd. Sunday FAITH HARVEST MB CHURCH — 4266 Sand Road. School (during the school year). Father Jeffrey Waldrep,
School 9 a.m., Worship 10 a.m. & 6 p.m., Wednesday 6 p.m. Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship 10 a.m., Bible class Priest.
Charles Whitney, Pastor. Tuesday 6 p.m. Hugh L. Dent, Pastor. 662-243-7076. CHRISTIAN
GRACE COVENANT BAPTIST CHURCH — 912 11th Ave. FOURTH STREET MB CHURCH — 610 4th St. N. Sunday FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH — 811 N. McCrary. Jerry
S. Sunday 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Pastor Sammy Burns. 662- School 9 a.m., Worship 10:45 a.m., Wednesday Bible Mitchell, Pastor. Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Worship 10:30
328-1096 Study 7 p.m. Rev. Jimmy L. Rice, Pastor. 662-328-1913 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday, 7 p.m.
GREENWOOD SPRINGS BAPTIST CHURCH — 278 FRIENDSHIP MB CHURCH — 1102 12th Ave. S. Sunday CHRISTIAN SCIENCE
East between Gattman & Amory. Sunday School 10 a.m., School 9:30 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Wednesday 6 p.m. Dr. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE CHURCH — 720 4th Ave. N. and
Worship 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., Wednesday 7:15 p.m. Rev. Stanley K. McCrary, Pastor. 662-327-7473 or 662-251-4185 8th St. N. Sunday Service 10:30 a.m.
John Walden, Pastor. 662-356-4445 GREATER MT. OLIVE M.B. CHURCH — 1856 Carson Rd. CHURCH OF CHRIST
IMMANUEL BAPTIST CHURCH — 6342 Military Rd., Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship 10:15 a.m., Wednesday 7 CALEDONIA CHURCH OF CHRIST — Main St.,

Shelton Cleaners
Steens. Bible Study 10:30 a.m., Worship 9:15 a.m. and 6 a.m. Donald Henry, Pastor. Caledonia. Sunday Bible Study 9 a.m., Worship 10 a.m.
p.m., Wednesday 6:30 p.m. 662-328-1668 HALBERT MISSION MB CHURCH — 2199 Halbert Church and 5 p.m., Wednesday 6 p.m.
KOLOLA SPRINGS BAPTIST CHURCH — Caledonia. Rd., Ethelsville, Ala. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11 CHURCH OF CHRIST — 4362 Hwy. 69 S. Sunday Worship
3189 Hwy 45 N. • 328-5421 Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m., AWANA a.m. Ernest Prescott, Pastor. 9:30 a.m. , Wednesday 6 p.m. Loviah Johnson 662-574-
4:45-6 Ages 2-12th grade (Sept. - May), Worship 5 p.m., HOPEWELL MB CHURCH — 4892 Ridge Rd. Sunday 0426 or E-mail: jtychicus00@gmail.com
1702 6th St. N. • 328-5361 Choir Practice Wednesday 6 p.m., 252 Basics Children’s School 8 a.m., Worship 9 a.m., Minister Terry Johnson, CHURCH OF CHRIST — 437 Gregory Rd. Sunday Bible
Ministry an Cross Training Youth Wednesday 7 p.m., Interim Pastor. class 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., Wednesday 7
Wednesday Bible Study 7 p.m. Rev. Don Harding, Pastor. JERUSALEM MB CHURCH — 14129 Hwy 12 E., p.m. Richard Latham, Minister. 662-328-4705
LONGVIEW BAPTIST CHURCH — 991 Buckner Street, Caledonia. Sunday School 8:30 a.m., Worship 9:30 a.m., CHURCH OF CHRIST DIVINE — 1316 15th St. S. Morning
Longview. Sunday School 10:00 a.m., Worship 11:00 a.m., Wednesday Bible Study 6 p.m. Rev. Willie Petty, Sr., Pastor. Worship (3rd & 5th Sunday) 8:30 a.m., Sunday School
Discipleship Training 5:15 p.m., Evening Worship 6:00 p.m.; MAPLE STREET BAPTIST — 219 Maple St. Sunday 9:45 a.m., Morning Worship 11:30 a.m., Wednesday Night
Wednesday Prayer Meeting 6:30 p.m. Pastor Larry W. School 9:30 a.m., Worship 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m., Bible Study 7 p.m. 662-327-6060 Bishop Timothy L. Heard,
APAC-MISSISSIPPI, INC. Yarber, or email ynyministry@yahoo.com, 662-769-4774 Wednesday 6 p.m. Joseph Oyeleye, Pastor. 662-328-4629 Pastor.
Michael Bogue & Employees MCBEE BAPTIST CHURCH — 2846 Hwy. 50 E. Sunday MILLERS CHAPEL MB CHURCH — 425 East North COLUMBUS CHURCH OF CHRIST — 2401 7th St. N.
School 9:30 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m., Discipleship Training St. Macon. Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Sunday Bible Class 9:30 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m., Sunday
Lake Norris Rd. 328-6555 5 p.m., Worship 6 p.m., Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Rev. Jimmy Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Ron Houston, Pastor. Bible Study 5 p.m., Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Lendy Bartlett,
Ray, Pastor. 662-328-7177 MISSIONARY UNION BAPTIST CHURCH — 1207 5th Minister of Community Outreach; Paul Bennett, Family Life
MIDWAY BAPTIST CHURCH — Holly Hills Rd. Sunday Ave. N. Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Baptist Minister; Billy Ferguson, Minister of Discipleship.
School 9:45 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Wednesday 6 p.m., Training Union 5 p.m., Worship 6 p.m., Wednesday 6 p.m. EAST COLUMBUS CHURCH OF CHRIST — Highway
Prayer Service every Saturday 6 p.m. Rev. Denver Clark, Rev. Tony A. Montgomery, Pastor. 182 E. at Gaylane. Sunday Worship 9 a.m., Bible Study
Pastor. MOUNT ZION M.B. CHURCH — 2221 14th Ave. N. Sunday 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Wednesday 7 p.m. http://
MOUNT PISGAH BAPTIST CHURCH — 2628 East Tibbee School 9 a.m., Worship 10 a.m., Tuesday Bible Study 7 eastcolumbuschurch.com
Rd., West Point. Sunday Worship each week 8 a.m., 1st, p.m. Jesse J. Slater, Pastor. 662-328-4979 HWY. 69 CHURCH OF CHRIST — 2407 Hwy. 69 S. Sunday
3rd and 5th Sunday Worship 11:30 a.m., Sunday School MT. ARY MB CHURCH — 291 S. Frontage Rd., Lot #4. Bible Study 9:30 a.m., Worship 10:15 a.m. and 6 p.m.,
9:30 a.m., Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Donald Wesley, Pastor. Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship 10 a.m., Wednesday 6 p.m. Wednesday 7 p.m. www.highway69coc.com
MOUNT ZION BAPTIST CHURCH — 1791 Lake Lowndes Rev. Erick Logan, Pastor. LONE OAK CHURCH OF CHRIST — 1903 Lone Oak Rd.,
Rd. Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship 10:15 a.m. and 6 p.m., MT. AVERY BAPTIST CHURCH — 12311 Nashville Ferry Steens. Bible Study 9 a.m., Worship 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.,
Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Steve Lammons, Pastor. 662-328- Rd. E. Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship 10 a.m. every Wednesday 7 p.m.
2811 Sunday except 5th Sunday. Rev. John Wells, Pastor. MAGNOLIA CHURCH OF CHRIST — 161 Jess Lyons
MT. VERNON CHURCH — 200 Mt. Vernon Rd. Sunday MT. OLIVE MB CHURCH — 2020 Atkin Rd., Millport, Ala. Rd. Bible Study 9:15 a.m., Worship, 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.,
Telephone: 662-327-1467 Worship 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., Service Life Groups for Sunday School 9 a.m. Worship Service 10 a.m. Pastor Wednesday 7 p.m. Minister David May, Pastor. 662-769-
all ages 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., Connection Cafe 10 a.m., Benny W. Henry. 205-662-3923 5514.
P.O. Box 1278 • 1616 7th Ave. S., Columbus, MS 39703 Discovery Zone. 662-328-3042 mtvchurch.com NEW HOPE MB CHURCH — 271 Church St., Artesia. NORTH HILLCREST CHURCH OF CHRIST — 900 North
MURRAH’S CHAPEL BAPTIST CHURCH — 9297 Hwy. Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Wednesday 6 Hillcrest, Aberdeen, MS 39730, Sunday Worship 10:00
69 S. Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m. and p.m. Thomas E. Rice is Pastor. 662-494-1580 a.m., Wednesday Bible Study 6:00 p.m., Bro. Arthur
6:30 p.m., Wednesday 6:30 p.m. NEW BAPTIST TEMPLE MB CHURCH — 5937 Nashville Burnett, Minister, 662-304-6098. Email: nhill crestcoc@
NEW COVENANT BAPTIST CHURCH — Highway 50 E. Ferry Rd. E. Sunday School 9 a.m. each week except 5th gmail.com
Sunday School 9 a.m., Service 10 a.m., Wednesday 7 p.m. Sunday, Worship 10 a.m. each week except 5th Sunday, STEENS CHURCH OF CHRIST — Steens Vernon Rd. 9:15
Ed Nix, Pastor. 5th Sundays: Ushers Board Fellowship. Rev. L.A. Gardner, a.m. Bible Study, Worship 10 a.m. and 6 p.m., Wednesday
NEW JOURNEY CHURCH — 3123 New Hope Rd. Sunday Pastor. 662-329-3321 7 p.m. Larry Montgomery, Minister.
Worship 10:30 a.m., Small Groups 5:30 p.m., Kevin Edge, NEW ZION PILGRIM MB CHURCH — 5253 New Hope 10TH AVE. N. CHURCH OF CHRIST — 1828 10th Ave. N.
Pastor. 662-315-7753 or thenewjourneychurch.org Rd. Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Worship Services 11 a.m., Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m., Bible Class
NEW SALEM BAPTIST CHURCH — 7086 Wolfe Rd., 3 Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Rev. Christopher Wriley, Pastor. 5 p.m., Worship 6 p.m., Wednesday 7 p.m. Willie McCord,
miles south of Caledonia. Sunday Worship 8:00 a.m. & 10:30 NEW ZION STEENS MB CHURCH — 3301 Sand Rd. Minister.
a.m., Sunday School 9:15 a.m., Sunday Evening - AWANA Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship 10 a.m., Wednesday 6 p.m. WOODLAWN CHURCH OF CHRIST — Woodlawn
Do you need to change your 4 p.m., Discipleship Training, Youth & Adult 5 p.m., Evening Pastor Rev. Billy D. Hill. 662-329-5224 Community. Sunday 9 a.m., Worship 9:45 a.m., Worship 6
church’s listing? Call 328-2424 or Worship 6 p.m., Wednesday - Adults, Youth & Children 6:30 OAK GROVE MB CHURCH — 1090 Taylor Thurston Rd. p.m., Wednesday 7:30 p.m. Willis Logan, Minister.
email changes to tinap@cdispatch.com p.m. 662-356-4940 www.newsalembaptistcaledonia.com Sunday School 9:00 a.m., Worship 10 a.m., 5th Sunday 8 CHURCH OF GOD
Bro. Mel Howton, Pastor. a.m., Wednesday Bible Study 6:15 p.m. Pastor Therman CHURCH OF GOD IN JESUS’ NAME — Hwy. 12. Sunday
subject: church page NORTHSIDE FREE WILL BAPTIST — 14th Ave. and Cunningham Sr., 662-798-0179
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Regular Church Attendance
CORNERSTONE WORSHIP CENTER — 7840 Wolfe Rd. Lead Pastor. Rev. Anne Russell Bradley, Associate Pastor. NEW HORIZONS GOSPEL ASSEMBLY — 441 18th St. S.
Sunday Worship 10:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., Wednesday Rev. Aislinn Kopp, Associate Pastor. 328-5252 Sunday 10 a.m. Dr. Joe L. Bowen, Pastor.
6:30 p.m. Tony Hunt, Pastor. 662-889-6570 FLINT HILL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH — 80 Old PLEASANT RIDGE HOUSE OF WORSHIP — 2651 Trinity
LATTER RAIN CHURCH OF GOD — 721 7th Ave. S. Honnoll Mill Rd., Caledonia. Sunday Worship Service 9:30 Road. Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Every
Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Worship 11 a.m. Wednesday 6 a.m. Sunday School 10:30 a.m. Charity Gordon, Pastor. 2nd and 4th Sunday Intercessory Prayer 9 a.m., Wednesday www.memorialgunterpeel.com
p.m. Brenda Othell Sullivan, Pastor. GLENN’S CHAPEL CME CHURCH — 1109 4th St. S. 6:30 p.m. Pastor Donna Anthony. 662-241-0097
NORTH COLUMBUS CHURCH OF GOD — 2103 Jess Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship 10 a.m. Rev. Raphael 716 Second Ave. N. • Columbus, MS • 662-328-4432
THE LORD’S HOUSE — 441 18th St. S. Thursday 7 p.m.
Lyons Rd. Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m. Terry, Pastor. 662-328-1109 903 College St. • Columbus, MS • 662-328-2354
Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m.
and 6 p.m., Wednesday 7 p.m. Clarence Roberts, Pastor. HEBRON C.M.E. CHURCH — 1910 Steens Road, Steens.
Meets first, second and third Sundays, Bible class each THE RIVER CHURCH — 822 North Lehmberg Rd., Sunday
YORKVILLE HEIGHTS CHURCH — 2274 Yorkville Rd., Worship 10 a.m., Children’s Church 3&4 yr. old, 5-12 yr. old.
Sunday Connect Groups 9:30 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m., Wednesday at 7 p.m. Earnest Sanders, Pastor.
MILITARY CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH — Wednesday Worship 6:45 p.m. Pastor Chuck Eubanks.
Wednesday Worship 7 p.m.; Nursery available for all
Hwy. 12, Steens. Sunday School 9:45, Service 11 a.m.. THE SHEPHERD’S CARE & SHARE MINISTRY CHURCH
services (newborn-4). Scott Volland, Pastor. 662-328-1256
Meet on 2nd and 4th Sundays. Wednesday Bible Study — 312 N. Lehmberg Rd., Sunday Prayer Time 9:50 a.m.,
or www.yorkvilleheights.com
ZION ASSEMBLY CHURCH OF GOD — 5580 Ridge Road. 6:00 p.m. Rev. Antra Geeter, Pastor. 662-327-4263 Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Thursday Bible
Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Worship 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m., NEW HOPE CME CHURCH — 1452 Yorkville Road East, Study 6 p.m., Annie Hines, Planter and Pastor. 662-570-
Wednesday 7 p.m. Byron Harris, Pastor. Columbus. Sunday School 10:00 a.m., Worship service 1856
CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST first, third and fourth Sunday (Youth Sunday) 11:00 a.m., TRIBE JUDAH MINISTRIES — 730 Whitfield St., Starkville.
BIBLE WAY PROGRESSIVE CHURCH OF GOD IN Wednesday Bible Study 5:00 p.m. Rev. Cornelia Naylor, Sunday Worship 11 a.m., Wednesday Bible School 7 p.m.
CHRIST — 426 Military Rd. Sunday School 8 a.m., Pastor. 662-328-5309 Rev. Greg and Rev. Michelle Mostella, Pastors. 662-617-
Worship 9 a.m., Monday Prayer 6 p.m., Wednesday Bible NEW HOPE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH — 2503 New 4088
Study 6 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday Prayer Noon. Tommy Hope Road. Sunday Worship 8:45 a.m., Sunday School 10 TRUE GOSPEL EVANGELISTIC MINISTRY — 2119
Williams, Pastor. a.m., Tuesday Bible Study 6:30 p.m. Rev. Sarah Windham, 7th. Ave. N., Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m.,
FIFTEENTH ST. CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST — 917 Pastor. 662-329-3555 Tuesday Bible Study 6:30 p.m. Clyde and Annie Edwards,
15th St. N. Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m. and ORR’S CHAPEL CME CHURCH — Nicholson Street, Pastors.
6 p.m., Wednesday 7 p.m. Marion C. Bonner, Pastor. Brooksville. Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship 10 a.m., TRUE LIFE WORSHIP CENTER — 597 Main St.,
GREATER PENTECOSTAL TEMPLE CHURCH OF GOD
IN CHRIST — 1601 Pickensville Rd., Sunday School 9:30
Saturday 9 a.m.
PINEY GROVE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH — 102
Caledonia. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m. and 5
p.m., Wednesday 7 p.m. Eugene O’Mary, Pastor.
SHELTON’S TOWING, INC.
a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Monday 6 p.m., Tuesday 7 p.m., Fernbank Rd., Steens. Sunday Worship 9:30 a.m., Sunday
TRUEVINE CHRISTIAN LIFE CENTER MINISTRIES
Since 1960
Friday 7 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. Ocie Salter, Pastor. School 10:45 a.m., Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Andy Tentoni.
SANDERS CHAPEL CME CHURCH — 521 15th St. N. — 5450 Cal-Kolola Rd, Caledonia. Sunday School 9:30 24 Hour Towing
MIRACLE TEMPLE CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST —
5429 Hwy. 45 N. Sunday Prayer 8 a.m., Sunday School Sunday School 8 a.m., Sunday 9 a.m., Tuesday 11:45 a.m. a.m., Worship 10:45 a.m., Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Pastor
Francisco Brock, Sr. 662-356-8252
1024 Gardner Blvd.
8:30 a.m., Worship 9:30 a.m., 4th Sunday Fellowship Rev. Dr. Luther Minor, Pastor.
SHAEFFERS CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH UNITED FAITH INTER-DENOMINATIONAL MINISTRIES 328-8277
Lunch, Youth Sunday 4th Sunday, Wednesday Bible Study
— 1007 Shaeffers Chapel Rd., Traditional Worship Service — 1701 22nd Street North, Columbus. Sunday Worship
6 p.m. Elder Robert L. Brown, Jr., Pastor. 662-327-4221.
9 a.m., Rev. Curtis Bray, Pastor. 8:30 a.m. -10 a.m., Wednesday Bible Study 6 p.m.-7 p.m.
Email: mr.endure@aol.com
NOW FAITH CENTER MINISTRIES — 425 Military Road, ST. JAMES UNITED METHODIST CHURCH — 722 Rone F. Burgin, Sr., Pastor/Founder. 662-328-0948
Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11:30 a.m., Tuesday Night Military Rd. Breakfast 9:20 a.m., Sunday School 9:40 a.m., VIBRANT CHURCH — 500 Holly Hills Rd. Sunday 9 a.m.,
Bible Study 7 p.m. Elder Samuel Wilson, Pastor. Worship 11 a.m., Sunday Evening Worship 6 p.m., Adult/ 10:15 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. The Grove Coffee Cafe 8 a.m.,
OPEN DOOR CHURCH OF GOD — 711 S. Thayer Ave., Children Bible Study Wednesday 6 p.m., Young Adult Bible Wednesday 7 p.m. The Grove 6:30 p.m. Nursery provided
Aberdeen. Sunday School 10:30 a.m., Worship 11:30 a.m., Study Thursday 7 p.m. Rev. Paul E. Luckett, Pastor. through age 3. Jason Delgado, Pastor. 662-329-2279
Tuesday Bible School 10 a.m. & 6 p.m., 2nd & 4th Thursday ST. PAUL INDEPENDENT METHODIST CHURCH — WORD IN ACTION MINISTRY CHRISTIAN CENTER —
Evangelist Night 6 p.m. Johnnie Bradford, Pastor. 662-574- Freeman Rd. Sunday School 10 a.m., Sunday Services 11 2648 Tom St., Sturgis. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship
2847. a.m. and 5 p.m. Youth activities 5 p.m. John Powell, Pastor. 11 a.m., Wednesday 7 p.m. Curtis Davis, Pastor. 662-230-
PETER’S ROCK TEMPLE CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST ST. PAUL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH — 307 South 3182 or mdavis43@hotmail.com
— 223 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Starkville. Sunday Cedar Street, Macon, Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Worship ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN
Worship 7:45 a.m., 10 a.m., 6 p.m., Sunday School 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m. , Wednesday Bible Study 6 p.m. Demetric
ST. CATHERINE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN CHURCH —
Wednesday Bible Study 7 p.m. Darden, Pastor.
725 4th Ave. N. Visit www.stcatherineorthodox.com for
VICTORY TEMPLE CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST — ST. STEPHEN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH — 800
schedule of services and updates on this Mission.
Minnie Vaughn Rd. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 12 Tuscaloosa Rd. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m.
and 6 p.m., Thursday 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Ron McDougald, APOSTOLIC PENTECOSTAL
p.m., Tuesday 7 p.m. Donald Koonch, Pastor. 662-243- APOSTOLIC OUTREACH CHURCH — 204 North McCrary
Pastor.
2064 Rd., Prayer/Inspiration Hour Monday 6 p.m. Danny L.
TABERNACLE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH — Rt. 2,
COLUMBUS AIR FORCE BASE Obsorne, Pastor.
6015 Tabernacle Rd., Ethelsville, AL. Sunday School 10
CAFB CHAPEL — Catholic - Sunday: Catholic DIVINE DESTINY APOSTOLIC CHURCH — 2601 14th
a.m., Worship 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday 6:30 p.m.
Reconciliation 4:00 p.m., Mass 5 p.m. Catholic Priest Ave. N. Sunday School 10:30 a.m., Worship 12 p.m.,
Rickey C. Green, Pastor. 205-662-3443
Father Paul Stewart. Protestant - Sunday: Adult Sunday
TRINITY-MT. CARMEL CME CHURCH — 4610 Carson Tuesday Bible Class 7:30 p.m. Pastor Easter Robertson.
School 9 a.m., Worship 10:45 a.m. Wing Chaplain Lt. Col.
Rd. Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship 10 a.m., Pastor Lizzie JESUS CHRIST POWERFUL MINISTRY OF LOVE —
Steven Richardson. 662-434-2500
Harris. 662-329-3995 1210 17th St. S., behind the Dept. of Human Resources.
EPISCOPAL
TURNER CHAPEL AME CHURCH — 1108 14th St. S. Sunday School 10:30 a.m., Friday 7:30 p.m. Gloria Jones,
GOOD SHEPHERD EPISCOPAL CHURCH — 321
Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Wednesday 5 Pastor.
Forrest Blvd. Sunday Bible Study 9 a.m., Worship 10 a.m.,
p.m. Yvonne Fox, Pastor. SPIRIT OF PRAYER HOLINESS CHURCH — 267 Byrnes
Wednesday Bible Study 6 p.m. Rev. Sandra DePriest. 662-
WESLEY UNITED METHODIST — 511 Airline Rd. Sunday Circle. Sunday Worship 11 a.m., Wednesday 7 p.m.,
574-1972
School 9:45 a.m., Worship 10:55 a.m., Wednesday 5:15 Saturday 11 a.m. Terry Outlaw, Pastor. 662-324-3539
ST. PAUL’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH — 318 College St.
p.m., Chancel Choir 7 p.m., Youth Monday 6:30 p.m. Rev. THE ASSEMBLY IN JESUS CHRIST CHURCH — 1504
Sunday 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Sunday School 9:15 a.m.
Sarah Windham. 19th St. N. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11:45 a.m. and
Rev. Anne Harris. 662-328-6673 or stpaulscolumbus.com.
WRIGHT CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 7 p.m., Wednesday and Friday 7 p.m.
FULL GOSPEL
— Hwy. 45 Alt. S., Crawford. Sunday School 9:30 a.m.,
BREAD OF LIFE FELLOWSHIP — New Hope Road. THE CHURCH OF THE ETERNAL WORD — 106 22nd St.
Worship 10:15 a.m., Tuesday 6 p.m. Kori Bridges, Pastor.
Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m., Wednesday S. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11:30 a.m., Tuesday
662-422-9013.
6 p.m. Jack Taylor, Pastor. Bible Study 7 p.m., Thursday Prayer 5 p.m. District Elder
MORMON
BEULAH GROVE FULL GOSPEL BAPTIST CHURCH — Lou J. Nabors Sr., Pastor. 662-329-1234
CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS
8490 Artesia Rd., Artesia, MS. Sunday Service 8:30 a.m., THE GLORIOUS CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST — Billy
— 2808 Ridge Rd. Sacrament Meeting 9 a.m., Sunday
Tuesday Bible Study 6:30 p.m. Timothy Bourne, Senior Kidd Road, Caledonia. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship
School 10 a.m., Priesthood & Relief Society 11 a.m., Youth
Pastor. Activities Wednesday 6 p.m. Bishop Eric Smith. 662-328- 11:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.. Tuesday 7 p.m., Friday 7 p.m.
CHARITY FULL GOSPEL BAPTIST CHURCH — 1524 3179. Ernest Thomas, Pastor.
6th Ave. S. Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE VICTORY APOSTOLIC FAITH CHURCH — 6 6 Boyd Rd.,
Wednesday 7 p.m., Saturday 6 p.m. Charles Fisher, Pastor. FIRST CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE — 2722 Ridge Rd. Starkville. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship Noon, Tuesday
CHARITY MISSION FULL GOSPEL BAPTIST CHURCH Sunday School 9:30 a.m.,Worship 10:40 a.m. and 6 p.m. Prayer 7 p.m., Wednesday Bible Study 7 p.m. Mildred
— 807 Tarlton Rd., Crawford. Sunday School 9:40 a.m., Wednesday 7 p.m. Rev. Stephen Joiner, Pastor. Spencer, Pastor. 662-341-5753
Worship 11:15 a.m., Wednesday 7 p.m., Prayer Hour Mon.- NON — DENOMINATIONAL ONENESS PENTECOSTAL
Fri. 10 a.m., Saturday 8 a.m., New Membership Class 9:30 A PREPARED TABLE MINISTRY — 1201 College St. NEW HOPE PENTECOSTAL CHURCH — 875 Richardson
p.m., 5th Sunday Worship 6:30 p.m. 662-272-5355 Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship 10:10 a.m., Wednesday 6
COVENANT LIFE MINISTRIES CHURCH — W. Yorkville Rd. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., 6 p.m.,
p.m. Timothy J. Bailey, Pastor. 662-889-7778 Tuesday 7 p.m. Jared Glover, Pastor. 662-251-3747 E-mail:
Rd. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Evening 6:30 ABUNDANT LIFE CHRISTIAN CHURCH — 611 S.
p.m., Wednesday 7 p.m. nhpccolumbus@yahoo.com
Frontage Road. Sunday 9:30 a.m., Wednesday 7 p.m. Craig PENTECOSTAL
Fairview Full Gospel BAPTIST CHURCH — 1446 Morris, Pastor.
Wilson Pine Rd., Crawford. Sunday School 9:30 a.m., FAITH AND DELIVERANCE OUT REACH MINISTRIES —
ALL NATIONS CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP CHURCH,
Worship 10 a.m., Tuesday 7 p.m. Bobby L. McCarter 662- 118 S. McCrary Road, Suite 126. Sunday 10 a.m. and 11
INC. — 1560 Hwy. 69 S., Sunday 9 a.m., Wednesday 6:45
328-2793 a.m., Wednesday 7 p.m. Christian Women Meeting Friday
p.m., Friday Corporate Prayer 7 p.m. Pastor James T.
GREATER MOUNT ZION CHURCH — 5114 Hwy. 182 E. Verdell, Jr. crosswayradio.com 9 a.m., 11 a.m., & 7 p.m. on 7 p.m.
Sunday Corporate Prayer 8 a.m., Sunday School 9 a.m., Fridays only. LIVING FAITH TABERNACLE — Shelton St. Sunday
Worship 10:15 a.m., Wednesday 6:30 p.m., Bible Study 7 COLUMBUS CHRISTIAN CENTER — 146 S. McCrary School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Youth
p.m. Doran V. Johnson, Pastor. 662-329-1905 Rd. Sunday Worship 10:30 a.m., Kid’s Church 10:30 a.m., Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Rev. James O. Gardner, Pastor.
GOD’S ANNOINTED PEOPLE MINISTRY FULL GOSPEL Wednesday 6:30 p.m., Kenny Gardner, Pastor. 662-328- LIVING WATER MINISTRIES — 622 28th St. N. Elder
FELLOWSHIP — 611 Jess Lyons Rd. Sunday School 9 3328 Robert L. Salter, Pastor. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship
a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Jerome Gill, CONGREGATIONAL WORSHIP CENTER — 109 Maxwell 11 a.m., Wednesday 7:30 p.m., Friday 7:30 p.m.
Pastor. 662-244-7088 Lane. Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Worship 11:15 a.m., SPIRIT OF PRAYER HOLINESS CHURCH — 922 17th St.
HARVEST LIFE CHURCH — 425 Military Rd. Sunday Wednesday Prayer 6 p.m., Wednesday Bible Band 7 p.m. N. Sunday 11 a.m., Wednesday 7 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m.
Service 10:30 a.m., Wednesday 7 p.m. F. Clark Richardson, Grover C. Richards, Pastor. 662-328-8124 Terry Outlaw, Pastor,
Pastor. 662-329-2820 CORNERSTONE WORSHIP CENTER — 98 Harrison Rd., VICTORY TABERNACLE P.C.G. — 548 Hwy. 45 North
NEW BEGINNING FULL GOSPEL BAPTIST CHURCH — Steens. Sunday Worship 10:30 a.m., 1st Sunday Evening Frontage Rd. (1/4 mile past the CAFB entrance on the
318 Idlewild Rd. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., 6 p.m., Wednesday 7 p.m. Marion (Bubba) Dees, Pastor. right) Sunday Bible Class 10:15 a.m., Worship 10:45 a.m.,
Wednesday 6 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. 662-327-3962 662-327-4303 Wednesday Bible Study 6 p.m. G. E. Wiggins, Sr., Pastor.
NEW LIFE FULL GOSPEL BAPTIST CHURCH — 426 EL BETHEL — 3288 Cal-Vernon Rd. Sunday School 9 662-251-2432
1721 Hwy 45 N
Military Rd. Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Worship 10a.m., a.m., Worship 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., Wednesday 7 p.m. Wes UNITED PENTECOSTAL ® Columbus, MS
Wednesday 7 p.m. Rev. Michael Love, Pastor.
PLUM GROVE FULL GOSPEL CHURCH — Old Macon
Andrews, Pastor. 662-855-5006
EMMANUEL CIRCLE OF LOVE OUTREACH — 1608
CALEDONIA UNITED PENTECOSTAL CHURCH — 5850 662.848.0919
Rd. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11:30 a.m., Tuesday Caledonia Kolola Rd., Caledonia. Sunday 10 a.m., 6 p.m.,
Gardner Blvd. Services every Friday, Saturday and Sunday Monday-Saturday 10am-8pm
6:30 p.m., Thursday 7 p.m. Samuel B. Wilson, Pastor. Wednesday 7 p.m. Grant Mitchell, Pastor. 662-356-0202
at 7 p.m. J. Brown, Pastor. In Style. In Reach. Sunday 1pm-5pm
SHILOH FULL GOSPEL BAPTIST CHURCH — 120 FIRST PENTECOSTAL CHURCH — 311 Tuscaloosa
FAITH COVENANT CHURCH — 1133 Northdale Dr.

TRINITY PLACE
19th St. S. Sunday School 8:30 a.m., Worship 10 a.m., Sunday Worship 5:30 p.m. Lee Poque, Pastor. 662-889- Rd. Sunday School 10 a.m., Sunday Evangelistic 6p.m.,
Wednesday 7 p.m., Missionary Service every 2nd 8132 Wednesday 7 p.m. Rev. Steve Blaylock, Pastor. 662-328-

RETIREMENT COMMUNITY
Wednesday 7 p.m. Rev. Freddie Edwards, Pastor. FINDING YOUR WAY THROUGH CHRIST MINISTRIES 1750
JEWISH — 1472 Blocker Rd., Starkville. Sunday School 10 a.m., PRESBYTERIAN
B’NAI ISRAEL — 717 2nd Ave. N. Services Semi-monthly. Worship 11 a.m., 2nd Sunday Morning Worship 9 a.m. BEERSHEBA CUMBERLAND PRESBYTERIAN Offering independent living apartments, personal
Friday 7:30 p.m. 662-329-5038 Pastor Kenyon Ashford. CHURCH — 1736 Beersheba Rd., New Hope Community. care/assisted living suites, and a skilled nursing home
Universalist FIRST CALVARY FAITH AND FELLOWSHIP CHRISTIAN Rev. Tim Lee, Pastor. Sunday Worship 10 a.m., Church 300 Airline Road • Columbus, MS • 327-6716
UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST — Meeting at Temple B’nai CENTER — 247 South Oliver St., Brooksville. Prayer School 11:15 a.m., Wed. Mid Week 6 p.m. 662-327-9615 “Our Bottom Line Is People”
Israel, 1301 Marshall, Tupelo, every 1st & 3rd Sunday. 662- Saturday 5:30 p.m., Bible Study 6 p.m., Sunday School COVENANT PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (EPC) — 515
620-7344 or uua.org 9:30 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m. Pastor David T. Jones,III. Lehmberg Rd., East Columbus. Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Hunting • Fishing
LUTHERAN 601-345-5740 Working Or Stepping Out — We Have A Complete
Worship 10:30 a.m., Wednesday Prayer Meeting 4 p.m. Line Of Clothing For You And Your Family
FAITH EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH (WELS) — FULL GOSPEL MINISTRY — 1504 19th St. N. Sunday John Richards, Pastor.
Hwy. 45 N. and 373. Sunday School/Bible Class 3:45 p.m., School 9:30 a.m., Worship 10 a.m., Tuesday 6:30 p.m. Rev. FIRST CUMBERLAND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH — Oktibbeha County Co-Op
Worship 5 p.m. 662-356-4647 Maxine Hall, Pastor. Check Out Our Boot & Cap Section
2698 Ridge Rd. Sunday School 9:15 a.m., Worship 10:30
OUR SAVIOR LUTHERAN CHURCH (L.C.M.S.) — 1211
18th Ave. N. Sunday School 9 a.m.. Worship 10 a.m. Stan
GENESIS CHURCH — 1820 23rd St. N., Sunday School
9 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m., Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Darren
a.m., Adult Choir 4 p.m. Youth Group 5 p.m., Bible Study 5 662-323-1742
p.m.; Monthly Activities: CPW Circle #2 (2nd Tue. 4 p.m.), 201 Pollard Rd., Starkville
Clark, Pastor. 662-327-7747 oursaviorlutheranms.org Leach, Pastor.
MENNONITE Ladies Aid (3rd Tue. 2 p.m.); Weekly Activities: Exercise
HOUSE OF LIFE FREEDOM MINISTRY — 1742 Old West
FAITH MENNONITE FELLOWSHIP — 2988 Tarlton Rd., Class Tuesday and Thursday 8 a.m. Rev. Luke Lawson,
Point Rd. Worship 8 a.m. and 11 a.m., Wednesday 6 p.m.
Crawford. Sunday Worship 10 a.m., Sunday School 11 a.m., Pastor. 662-328-2692
Donnell Wicks, Pastor.
2nd & 4th Sunday Worship 6 p.m., Wednesday 7:30 p.m. HOUSE OF RESTORATION — Hwy. 50. Sunday School, FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH — 3200 Bluecutt Rd.
Kevin Yoder, Senior Pastor. 9:30 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m., Wednesday 7 Worship 10 a.m., Youth Group Sundays 11 a.m., Adult Choir
METHODIST a.m., Pastors, Bill and Carolyn Hulen. Wednesdays 6 p.m., Fellowship Suppers-3rd Wednesdays
ARTESIA UNITED METHODIST CHURCH — 50 Church JESUS CHRIST POWERHOUSE OF THE APOSTOLIC 6 p.m. Rev. Wayne Bruchey, Pastor.
Street, Artesia. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m. FAITH CHURCH — 622 23rd St. N. Sunday School MAIN STREET PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (PCA) — Main
Gene Merkl, Pastor. 10:30 a.m.; Service 11:45 a.m., Tuesday 7:30 p.m., Friday and 7th St. N. Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Worship 10:40
CALEDONIA UNITED METHODIST CHURCH — 811 Main 7:30 p.m., Prayer Mon., Wed. and Fri. noon. For more a.m. and 6 p.m., Wednesday Fellowship Supper 5:30 p.m.,
Street, Caledonia. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m. information call Bishop Ray Charles Jones 662-251-1118, Bible Study 6 p.m. Rev. Todd Matocha, Pastor.
Charity Gordon, Pastor. Patricia Young 662-327-3106 or 662-904-0290 or Lynette MT. ZION CUMBERLAND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH —
CLAIBORNE CME CHURCH — 6049 Nashville Ferry Rd. Williams 662-327-9074. 3044 Wolfe Rd. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m.
E. 2nd and 4th Sundays - Sunday School 10a.m., Worship KINGDOM VISION INTERNATIONAL CHURCH — 3193 SALVATION ARMY CHURCH
11 a.m., Wednesday 7 p.m., 1st and 3rd Sundays - 3 p.m., Hwy 69 S. Sunday 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m., Sunday School THE SALVATION ARMY CHURCH — 2219 Hwy. 82
Geneva H. Thomas, Pastor. 10 a.m., Tuesday 7 p.m. Pastor R.J. Matthews. 662-327- East. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship Service 11 a.m.,
CONCORD INDEPENDENT METHODIST CHURCH — 1960 Wednesday Men’s Fellowship, Women’s Fellowship 5:30
1235 Concord Rd. Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 11 a.m. LIFE CHURCH — 419 Wilkins Wise Rd. Sunday Worship p.m., Thursday Character Building Programs 5:30 p.m.,
Robert L. Hamilton, Sr., Pastor. 10 a.m., Wednesday 7 p.m. For more information, call 662- Majors Alan and Sheryl Phillips, Commanding Officers.
COVENANT UNITED METHODIST CHURCH — 618 31st 570-4171 SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST
Ave. N. Sunday School 9:45 a.m., Worship 11 a.m. Eugene LOVE CITY FELLOWSHIP CHURCH — 305 Dr. Martin COLUMBUS SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH —
Bramlett, Pastor. Luther King Drive, Starkville. Sunday Worship 11 a.m.,
301 Brooks Dr. Saturday Service 9 a.m., Sabbath School
CRAWFORD UNITED METHODIST CHURCH — Main St., Pastor Apostle Lamorris Richardson. 601-616-0311 The McBryde Family
Crawford. Sunday School 9:30 a.m. and service 10 a.m. 10:30 a.m., Wednesday Prayer Meeting 6:30 p.m. Ray
LIVING WATERS LIFE CHURCH INTERNATIONAL — 113
Kathy Brackett, Pastor. 662-364-8848 Jefferson St., Macon. Sunday Service 10 a.m., Wednesday Elsberry, Pastor. 662-329-4311
SALEM SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST — 826 15th St. N.
1120 Gardner Blvd. • 328-5776
CROSSROAD CHAPEL C.M.E. CHURCH — Steens. Bible Study 6:30 p.m. Johnny Birchfield Jr., Senior Pastor.
Sunday School 9:30 a.m., Worship 11 a.m., Wednesday 6 662-493-2456 E-mail: livingwaterslifechurch@gmail.com Saturday Sabbath School 9:30 a.m., Divine Worship 11
p.m. Rev. Carl Swanigan, Pastor. NEW BEGINNING EVERLASTING OUTREACH a.m., Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Roscoe Shields, Pastor. 662-
FIRST INDEPENDENT METHODIST — 417 Lehmberg Rd. MINISTRIES — Meets at Quality Inn, Hwy. 45 N. (Every 1st 327-9729
Sunday bible study at 10:15 and morning worship at 11 a.m. and 3rd Sunday) Sunday School 10 a.m., Bible Study 10:30 APOSTOLIC CHURCH
Minister Gary Shelton. a.m., Worship 11 a.m. Pastor Robert Gavin, 662-327-9843 TRUE FAITH DELIVERANCE MINISTRIES APOSTOLIC
FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH — 602 Main St. or 662-497-3434. CHURCH — 3632 Hwy. 182 E. Sunday School 10:30 a.m., • RECYCLING SINCE 1956 •
Sunday School 10 a.m., Worship 8:45 & 11 a.m., Vespers & NEW COVENANT ASSEMBLY — 875 Richardson. Sunday 11:30 a.m., Tuesday 7:30 p.m., Wednesday Prayer Specializing in industrial accounts
Worship Service Sunday 10:30 a.m. Bruce Morgan, Pastor. Noon, Wednesday 7:30 p.m., Friday 7:30 p.m. 662-328-8176 973 Island Rd. 1-800-759-8570
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iNdeX
Friday Paper Deadline is Thursday 12:00 P.M. Notice of Sale
LEGAL NOTICES must be submitted 2 business days
WHEREAS the following
prior to first publication date tenants entered into a
lease with RENT-A-
SPACE for storage
• Please read your ad on the first day of publication. We accept spaces in which to store
personal0property:
Legals 4000 Merchandise 5000 Pets & Livestock 8000 Real Estate
responsibility only for the first incorrect insertion. 1780 Sitting with Elderly/Sick
• The Publisher assumes no financial responsibility for errors nor for 1790 Stump Removal 4030 Air Conditioners 5100 Free Pets 8050 Commercial Property
1000 Service 1800 Swimming Pools 4060 Antiques 5150 Pets 8100 Farms & Timberland
omission of copy. Liability shall not exceed the cost of that portion VICKIE of PEEKS
1030 Air Conditioning & Heating
space occupied by such error. D1431 1830 Tax Service 4090 Appliances 5200 Horses/Cattle/Livestock 8150 Houses - Northside
1060 Appliance Repair 1860 Tree Service
• All questions regarding classified ads currently running should be WILLIE HARRIS 4120 Auctions 5250 Pet Boarding/Grooming 8200 Houses - East
1070 Asphalt & Paving 1890 Upholstery
directed to the Classified Department. C1191 1090 Automotive Services
4150 Baby Articles 5300 Supplies/Accessories 8250 Houses - New Hope
• All ads are subject to the approval of this paper. The Commercial 1910 Welding 4180 Bargain Column 5350 Veterinarians 8300 Houses - South
1120 Building & Remodeling
Dispatch reserves the right to reject, revise, classify or cancel any WHEREAS, 2000 Announcements 4210 Bicycles 5400 Wanted To Buy 8350 Houses - West
1150default has
Carpeting/Flooring
advertising at any time. been made in the pay- 4240 Building Materials 8450 Houses - Caledonia
ment of 1180
the Childcare
rent and
2050 Card of Thanks
4250 Burial Plots
6000 Financial 8500 Houses - Other
1210 Chimney
RENT-A-SPACE Cleaning
pursu- 2100 Fraternal & Lodge 6050 Business Opportunity
2150 Good Things To Eat 4270 Business Furniture & 8520 Hunting Land
ant to said1240lease
Contractors
is au- 6100 Business Opportunity Wanted
Equipment 8550 Investment Property
advertisements must be
thorized 1250
to sell theServices
Computer per- 2200 In Memorial 6120 Check Cashing
sonal property to satis- 2250 Instruction & School 4300 Camera Equipment 8600 Lots & Acreage
1270 Electrical 6150 Insurance
fy the past due rent and 4330 Clothing 8650 Mobile Homes
paid for in advance. State of Mississippi
any other1300
to it.
Excavatingowed
charges
1320 Fitness Training
2300 Lost & Found
2350 Personals 4360 Coins & Jewelry
4390 Computer Equipment
6200 Loans
6250 Mortgages
8700 Mobile Home Spaces
8750 Resort Property
County of Lowndes 1330 Furniture Repair & Refinishing 2400 Special Notices 6300 Stocks & Bonds
NOW THEREFORE, no- 2600 Travel/Entertainment 4420 Farm Equipment & Supplies 8800 River Property
1360 General Services 6350 Business for Sale
4450 Firewood 8850 Wanted to Buy

fRee seRvices
Notice of Sale tice is hereby given that
1380 Housecleaning
RENT-A-SPACE will offer 3000 Employment 4460 Flea Markets 7000 Rentals 8900 Waterfront Property
WHEREAS the following for sale, 1390 andInsulation
will sell at 3050 Clerical & Office 4480 Furniture 7050 Apartments
tenants entered into a auction to 1400the
Insurance
highest 3100 Data Processing/ Computer 4510 Garage Sales 7100 Commercial Property
9000
TheTransportation
Columbus Housing
lease with RENT A bidder and 1410best
Interiorbidder
Decorators 9050Authority seeks applic-
Auto Accessories/Parts
Bargain Column Ad must fit in 6 lines (approximately
SPACE for storage for cash
spaces in which to store property 1470
1440
all Jewelry/Watch
personal
in the
Lawnstorage.
Repair
Care/Landscaping
3150 Domestic Help
3170 Engineering
4540 General Merchandise
4570 Household Goods
7150 Houses
7180 Hunting Land
ants
9100position:
9150ROSS
for the following
Auto Rentals & Leasing
Autos forCoordinator.
Sale
15 characters per line) and will run for 3 days. For items
personal property: $100 or Said property located at 3200 General Help Wanted 4630 Lawn & Garden 7190 Land for Rent/Lease
9200 Aviation
less ONLY. More than one item may be in same ad, but prices RENT- A-1500 Locksmiths
SPACE 406
1530 Machinery
3250 Management Positions 4660 Merchandise Rentals 7200 Mobile Homes
9250Work
Boats &involves
Marine respons-
may not total over $100, no re-lists. JACKIE THOMPSON WILKINS WISE RD Repair 3300 Medical/Dental 4690 Musical Instruments 7250 Mobile Home Spaces ibility for developing and
F205 COLUMBUS, 1560 Mobile
MS Homewill Services
be 3350 Opportunity Information 9300implementing
Camper/R.V.’s the Hous-
4700 Satellites 7300 Office Spaces
Free pets Up to 6 lines, runs for 3 days.WHEREAS, default has
been made in the pay-
RUARY 22,
1590 Moving
sold at 9:00 AM &on
1620 2019.
Storage
FEB-
Painting & Papering
3400 Part-Time
3450 Positions Wanted
4720 Sporting Goods
4750 Stereos & TV’s
7350 Resort Rentals
7400 River Property
9350ing
GolfAuthority’s
9400Grant
Carts
Motorcycles/ATVs
ROSS
Program in keep-

Lost & Found 9450ing


1650 Pest Control with theEquipment
Trailers/Heavy Grant’s
Up to 6 lines, runs ment of the rent and Title to the personal 3500 Professional 4780 Wanted To Buy 7450 Rooms
RENT A SPACE pursu- property 1680
to bePlumbing
sold is 3550 Restaurant/Hotel 9500Planning,
Trucks, Vans &Implementa-
Buses
for 6 days. ant to said lease is au- believed1710 to bePrinting
good, but
7500 Storage & Garages tion and Outcome Meas-
9550ures.
WantedIn to Buy
3600 Sales/Marketing 7520 Vacation Rentals addition, the
thorized to sell the per- at such sale, 1740 Roofing & Guttering
RENT-A- 3650Trades ROSS Service Coordin-
These ads are taken by e-mail or in person at oursonal property to satis- SPACE will convey
1770 Saws & Lawn
fy the past due rent and such title as is vested
only
Mowers 3700Truck Driving
7550 Wanted to Rent
7600 Waterfront Property
ator is responsible to
office. ads will not be taken by telephone. any other charges owed in it pursuant to its
collect data, record all
applicable data ele-
to it. leases and as allowed ments, and provide re-
Legal Notices 0010 Legal Notices 0010 Legal Notices 0010 under Mississippi
Legal Notices 0010 Code Building & Remodeling 1120 Stump Removal 1790 General Help Wanted 3200 General Help Wanted 3200 ports
Generalthat
Help will directly
Wanted 3200
NOW THEREFORE, no- Annotated Section 85-7- support independent
State of Mississippi State of Mississippi tice is hereby given that 121 et seq. SUGGS CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTOR SEEKING THE GOLDEN Triangle evaluations to determ-
County of Lowndes County of Lowndes RENT A SPACE will offer (Supp1988). Building, remodeling, experienced carpenter Planning & Develop- ine the effectiveness of
for sale, and will sell at metal roofing, painting with lots of experience. ment District is accept- the ROSS Program at
Notice of Sale Notice of Sale auction to the highest WITNESS MY SIGNA- & all home repairs. Please call: ing applications for part- the Housing Authority.
bidder and best bidder TURE ON JANUARY 30, 662-242-3471 662-570-9464 for info. time personal care at- The ROSS Program Ser-
WHEREAS the following WHEREAS the following for cash all personal 2019. tendants to work in the vice Coordinator will
tenants entered into a tenants entered into a property in the storage. 14 FSS is looking for Golden Triangle area. also be responsible for
lease with RENT A lease with RENT-A- Said property located at RENT-A-SPACE Tom Hatcher, LLC Cooks at the Columbus Applicants must have a coordinating services
Custom Construction, ALLSTUMP GRINDING Club/Event Center.
SPACE for storage SPACE for storage RENT A SPACE 216 LIN- By: MANAGER
Restoration, Remodel- SERVICE valid driver's license, re- and programs for Hous-
spaces in which to store spaces in which to store COLN ROAD, COLUM-
ing, Repair, Insurance GET 'ER DONE! liable transportation, & ing Authority residents
personal property: personal property: BUS, MS 39705 will be PUBLISH: 2/3/2019 Performs duties which liability insurance on as assigned among Fed-
claims. 662-364-1769. We can grind all your
include, but are not lim-
sold at 9:30 AM on FEB-
Licensed & Bonded stumps. Hard to reach vehicle. Contact Phyllis eral Public Housing Res-
CHARLOTTE WILLIAMS AMY BARKSDALE RUARY 22, 2019. ited to, the following: Flake at Golden Tri- idents, focusing on:
LOWNDES COUNTY places, blown over
roasts, broils, bakes,
18 C4006 SCHOOLS roots, hillsides, back- angle Planning & Devel-
Title to the personal General Services 1360 fries, boils, steams and
yards, pastures. Free opment District, 106 Mi- 1) Establishing, organiz-
TIMOTHY TOPPS WHEREAS, default has property to be sold is stews meats, fish and ley Dr., Starkville, MS. ing, managing and main-
NOTICE TO BIDDERS estimates. You find it,
poultry. Prepares soups, taining the ROSS Grant
24 been made in the pay- believed to be good, but COUNTY OF LOWNDES Babysitting & tutoring. No telephone calls
Certified in most sub- we'll grind it!
stocks, broths, gravies, Program in keeping with
ment of the rent and at such sale, RENT A 662-361-8379 please.
COURTNEY HILL RENT-A-SPACE pursu- SPACE will convey only jects. Call 662-574- sauces and puddings the all outcome meas-
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIV-
79 ant to said lease is au- such title as is vested EN THAT SEALED BIDS 0426. without the use of pack- 14TH FSS is seeking a ures, and collecting and
in it pursuant to its aged mixes. Adjusts Supervisory Marketing maintaining all avail-
thorized to sell the per- WILL BE RECEIVED BY Tree Services 1860
VICTOR JOHNSON sonal property to satis- leases and as allowed THE LOWNDES COUNTY FREE TRAINING for
standardized recipes for Specialist. This is a full- able data for analysis;
86 fy the past due rent and under Mississippi Code BOARD OF EDUCATION, JOB SEEKING WOMEN; A&T Tree Service number of servings, per- time position with bene- 2) Establishing compre-
Annotated Section 85-7- IN THE OFFICE OF SU- Bucket truck & stump forms yield testing; pre- fits. hensive and strong alli-
any other charges owed COMPUTER TRAINING, ances with community
WHEREAS, default has to it. 121 et seq. removal. Free est. pares cold food plat-
PERINTENDENT OF EDU- RESUME WRITING, & IN-
been made in the pay- (Supp1988). CATION, 1053 HIGH- TERVIEW SKILLS; Serving Columbus ters such as ham, sal- Duties: The primary pur- service providers;
ment of the rent and NOW THEREFORE, no- WAY 45 SOUTH, Tues & Thurs Evening since 1987. Senior mon and roast beef pose of this position is 3) Building an array of
citizen disc. Call Alvin @ platters, and salads and to manage the market- on-site programs and
RENT A SPACE pursu- tice is hereby given that WITNESS MY SIGNA- COLUMBUS, MS. UNTIL classes start February services, and a broad
ant to said lease is au- RENT-A-SPACE will offer TURE ON JANUARY 30, 2:00 PM ON 242-0324/241-4447 hors d'oeuvres; mixes ing office for the 14th
5th. Enroll now at Chris- "We'll go out on a limb and prepares cold network of referral op-
thorized to sell the per- for sale, and will sell at 2019. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY tian Women's Job Force Support Squad- tions;
sonal property to satis- auction to the highest for you!" sauces, meat glazes, ron business and recre- 4) Effectively marketing
21, 2019 FOR DIS- Corps. Min H.S. Dip- molded aspics and
fy the past due rent and bidder and best bidder RENT A SPACE TRICT WAN SERVICE loma or Equivalent re- ational activities to in- the ROSS Grant Pro-
any other charges owed for cash all personal By: MANAGER salad dressings, and clude the development grams to all Housing Au-
FOR THE LOWNDES quired. Call 662-722- carves vegetables and
to it. property in the storage. COUNTY SCHOOL DIS- VICKERS TREE and implementation of thority residents;
3016 or 662-597-1030 SERVICE, LLC fruits as garnishes for
Said property located at PUBLISH: 2/3/2019 TRICT. BIDS WILL BE marketing research, 5) Establishing and con-
NOW THEREFORE, no- RENT- A- SPACE 2193 OPENED ON FRIDAY, Tree trimming and re- food platters and marketing strategies, ducting (1) Initial As-
tice is hereby given that LAKE LOWNDES RD NEED A Privacy Fence? moval. Fully insured. dishes. Prepares entire publicity, commercial
State of Mississippi FEBRUARY 22, 2019 AT meals which requires sessments, to determ-
RENT A SPACE will offer COLUMBUS, MS will be 10:00 AM. ALL BIDS Call me! Licensed w/ Free estimates. sponsorship, corporate ine needs to be used as
County of Lowndes *Now Accepting Credit coordinating the cook- advertising and the su- a basis to develop pro-
for sale, and will sell at sold at 10:30 AM on PRICES SHALL BE FIRM 30+ years of exp. Call
auction to the highest FEBRUARY 22, 2019. or text 662-549-7167. & Debit Cards* ing of several items with pervision of marketing grams and services; (2)
Notice of Sale AND APPROVED BY LC-
bidder and best bidder SB FOR THE DISTRICT. Call Curt 662-418-0889 different cooking times personnel. Developing and updat-
for cash all personal Title to the personal or 662-549-2902 and characteristics. ing Service Plans; (3)
WHEREAS the following PAINTING/CARPENTRY “A cut above the rest” Plans the cooking pro- Qualifications: Must
property in the storage. property to be sold is tenants entered into a INTERESTED BIDDERS Providing Case Manage-
Said property located at believed to be good, but 30 years experience. cess to produce com- have progressively re-
lease with RENT-A- MAY PICK UP OR RE- ment Services; (4) Facil-
RENT A SPACE 3431 at such sale, RENT-A- Great prices. Call plete meals on time and sponsible work experi- itating On-site pro-
SPACE for storage QUEST BY PHONE (662- Leslie, 662-570-5490. General Help Wanted 3200 at the proper temperat-
HWY 12 EAST STEENS, SPACE will convey only ence which has demon- grams and services; (5)
spaces in which to store 244-5000) SPECIFICA- ure. strated the ability to
MS 39766 will be sold such title as is vested personal property: TIONS FOR THE ABOVE 14 FSS is looking for a Making and Tracking Re-
at 10:00 AM on FEBRU- in it pursuant to its AT THE OFFICE OF SU- RETAINER WALL, drive- manage a marketing ferrals; and (6) Main-
Arts & Crafts Manager Apply at
ARY 22, 2019. leases and as allowed PERINTENDENT OF EDU- way, foundation, con- activity; experience may taining comprehensive
VICKIE PEEKS Full time with Benefits. www.NAFJOBS.org.
under Mississippi Code CATION. PLEASE DIR- crete, masonry restora- have been gained in an records of all programs,
D1431 operating, administrat-
Title to the personal Annotated Section 85-7- ECT ALL INQUIRES TO tion, remodeling, base- Duties: Responsible for FARM WORKER: services and referrals
property to be sold is 121 et seq. MRS. JEANISE AN- ment foundation, re- ive, or managerial posi- provided, including at-
WILLIE HARRIS the daily operation of 2 temporary positions.
believed to be good, but (Supp1988). DREWS, TECHNOLOGY pairs, small dump truck the 14th FSS Arts and tion which included vari- tendance and follow-
C1191 03/25/2019 thru ous phases of market- through and Outcome-
at such sale, RENT A COORDINATOR, BY hauling (5-6 yd) load & Crafts Center to ensure 12/15/2019,
SPACE will convey only WITNESS MY SIGNA- EITHER PHONE (662- demolition/lot cleaning. economic and efficient ing operations. Substitu- based records.
WHEREAS, default has Drive tractors and oper- tion for General Experi- 6) Maintaining all docu-
such title as is vested TURE ON JANUARY 30, been made in the pay- 244-5018) OR EMAIL Burr Masonry operations. Plans, ate farm equipment to
in it pursuant to its 2019. (JEANISE.ANDREWS@LO 662-242-0259. ence. A 4-year degree mentation, filing and re-
ment of the rent and schedules and imple- till soil, to plant, cultiv-
leases and as allowed WNDES.K12.MS.US) from an accredited col- porting, including HUD
RENT-A-SPACE pursu- ments arts and crafts ate, irrigate & apply fer- Reports, associated
under Mississippi Code RENT-A-SPACE lege with a major in
ant to said lease is au- WORK WANTED: classes and events. tilizer to crops, Perform with the ROSS Grant
Annotated Section 85-7- By: MANAGER Marketing, Business
thorized to sell the per- THE LOWNDES COUNTY Licensed & Bonded-car- mechanical repair and Marketing or Public Re- Program.
121 et seq. sonal property to satis- BOARD OF EDUCATION Qualifications: Must maintenance. 3 months
(Supp1988). PUBLISH: 2/3/2019 pentry, painting, & de- lations may be substi-
fy the past due rent and RESERVES THE RIGHT molition. Landscaping, have supervisory man- experience required. tuted for general experi- Qualifications and
any other charges owed TO REJECT ANY gutters cleaned, bush agement experience in Drives semi-truck to ence. Skills:
WITNESS MY SIGNA- State of Mississippi to it. AND/OR ALL BIDS AND a similar type industry transport product to el-
TURE ON January 30, hogging, clean-up work, Minimum Qualifications
County of Lowndes TO NEGOTIATE WITH pressure washing, mov- with incumbent demon- evator or storage area. for the ROSS Coordinat-
2019. THE LOW BID/BIDDER. Apply at
NOW THEREFORE, no- ing help & furniture strated knowledge skill Must have or be able to or include the following:
www.NAFJOBS.org.
Notice of Sale tice is hereby given that repair. 662-242-3608 in applying and adapt- obtain driver’s license 3 1. A Bachelor of Social
RENT A SPACE RENT-A-SPACE will offer MR. LYNN WRIGHT, SU- ing cultural, education- mo. min. experience re-
By: MANAGER Senior Programmer Ana- Work or degree in Ge-
WHEREAS the following for sale, and will sell at PERINTENDENT al and/or recreational quired with basic liter- lyst (JAVA) (Starkville, rontology, Psychology or
tenants entered into a auction to the highest SUPERINTENDENT OF Lawn Care / Landscaping activities in arts and acy reading and math Counseling is prefer-
PUBLISH: 2/3/2019 MS). Lead analyst,
lease with RENT A bidder and best bidder EDUCATION 1470 crafts. skills. Increase or bo- providing user needs as- able; although any oth-
SPACE for storage for cash all personal LOWNDES COUNTY, nus may be possible de- sessment and program- er completed college de-
spaces in which to store property in the storage. MISSISSIPPI JESSE & BEVERLY'S Apply at pending on experience ming support for uni- gree in a related course

It’s a classified personal property:

JACKIE THOMPSON
Said property located at
RENT- A- SPACE 406
WILKINS WISE RD
PUBLISH: JANUARY 27
AND FEBRUARY 3,
LAWN SERVICE. Mow-
ing, cleanup, landscap-
ing, sodding, & tree cut-
www.NAFJOBS.org. and merit. 48 hr. /wk.,
$11.33 per hr., free
housing. 3/4 Work peri-
versity research center, of study is fully accept-
in support of IT needs able. We may also con-
of economic, workforce, sider individuals who do
rule-of-thumb: F205

WHEREAS, default has


COLUMBUS, MS will be 2019
sold at 9:00 AM on FEB-
RUARY 22, 2019. Building & Remodeling 1120
ting. 356-6525. 14 FSS is looking for a od guaranteed. Tools &
Bowling Center Man-
ager Full time with Be-
Equip. Provided. Trans-
portation to and from
business and com- not have a college de-
munity devel. BS, Comp gree, but who have rel-
Science, Engring, or re- evant work experience;
Painting & Papering 1620
We tell readers been made in the pay-
ment of the rent and
RENT A SPACE pursu-
Title to the personal
property to be sold is
HOME REPAIRS & CON-
STRUCTION WORK
SULLIVAN'S PAINT
nefits. place of recruitment will
be paid upon comple-
Duties: Responsible for tion of 50% of work con-
lated. 2 yrs' IT exp, incl 2. Knowledge of proced-
some solid exp with:
dsgning and develing
ures and eligibility for
federal and applicable
SERVICE
what they need ant to said lease is au-
thorized to sell the per-
believed to be good, but
at such sale, RENT-A-
WANTED. Carpentry,
small concrete jobs,
Certified in lead the economic and effi- tract. Job location is at,
removal. Offering spe- cient operation of bowl- Cronkleton Equipment
multi-tier dist apps us-
ing JAVA 1.6, 1.7 and
1.8, with Exception
state entitlement pro-
grams; legal liability is-
sues relating to provid-
sonal property to satis- SPACE will convey only electrical, plumbing, cial prices on interior & ing center facilities and LLC. Okolona, MS. Ap-
to know to buy fy the past due rent and
any other charges owed
such title as is vested
in it pursuant to its
roof repairs, pressure
washing and mobile
exterior painting, pres- activities. Implements
sure washing & sheet higher-level directives,
ply for this job at Hous-
ton WIN Job Center 210
Handling, Multithread-
ing, JVM, Garbage Col-
ing Service Coordina-
tion;
3. For applicants pro-
to it. leases and as allowed home roof coating and rock repairs. formulates procedures S Monroe St Houston, lection, Collections,
what they need. NOW THEREFORE, no-
under Mississippi Code
Annotated Section 85-7-
underpinning. No job
too small. 549-7031.
Free Estimates
Call 435-6528
and programs to en-
sure high standards of
MS 38851 662-456-
1561 with job order#
Generics; Spring IOC,
Spring MVC, Spring
posing to serve elderly
residents, the ROSS-SC
tice is hereby given that 121 et seq. food and beverage, re- 288837 or nearest Data access and Spring should possess know-
RENT A SPACE will offer (Supp1988). creational and promo- workforce office with a Integration with JDBC ledge of the aging pro-

Classified for sale, and will sell at tional programs. copy of this ad. and Spring batch; JU- cess, elder services,
auction to the highest WITNESS MY SIGNA- NIT; Active Directory disability services, drug
bidder and best bidder TURE ON JANUARY 30, Qualifications: Must FULL TIME Position. configuration; RAD; Ec- and alcohol use and ab-
for cash all personal 2019. have experience that Must have valid driver's lipse; IntelliJ; Restful use by the elderly, and

Advertising property in the storage.


Said property located at
RENT A SPACE 216 LIN-
RENT-A-SPACE
By: MANAGER
shows progressively re-
sponsible administrat-
ive, professional, tech-
license & be able to
drive truck w/ trailer for
delivery of equipment.
web services; SQL quer- mental health issues;
ies; JENKINS; Eureka
cloud server; Design
4. Two to three years’
experience in social ser-
Patterns; preparing test vice delivery for low-in-
Gets COLN ROAD, COLUM- nical, or other work Some Counter Sales,
BUS, MS 39705 will be PUBLISH: 2/3/2019 which has provided a Mechanical Knowledge data and software valid- come youth, adults,
sold at 9:30 AM on FEB- general knowledge of & lifting required. Apply ation; HTML; CSS; Boot- senior citizens and/or
in person at Handyman strap; Angular 1.X and people with disabilities;
RUARY 22, 2019. management principles
Response Title to the personal
and practices, or pro-
gressively responsible
Rentals, Inc. on Hwy 82
West in Starkville.
5.X. Resume to Leslie 5. Demonstrated work-
Corey, Mississippi State ing knowledge of sup-
University, 245 Barr portive services and oth-
property to be sold is experience in one or HEAVY EQUIPMENT Ave, 150 McArthur Hall, er resources for youth,
There’s one thing you can count on when you advertise your unwanted
believed to be good, but
at such sale, RENT A
more of the functions
managed by a bowling
SERVICE MECHANIC
with verifiable experi-
Mississippi State, MS adults, senior citizens
and/or non-elderly
39762.
goods in The Dispatch Classifieds-Response!
SPACE will convey only
such title as is vested
center manager. ence, own tools and
clean MVR. Submit
people with disabilities
The Columbus Housing available in the local
in it pursuant to its Specialized Experience: resume by fax to Authority seeks applic- area;
leases and as allowed In addition to the gener-
Hundreds of people shop classified daily. And they’re ready to buy. We
under Mississippi Code al experience, applicant
662-492-4490
or email to: jm.site
ants for the following
position:
6. Demonstrated ability
to advocate, organize,
Annotated Section 85-7- must have specialized problem-solve, and
guarantee many of them will be interested in what you have to sell.
121 et seq.
(Supp1988).
experience gained in the
masters@yahoo.com ROSS Coordinator.
provide results for low-
operation or manage- Work involves respons- income families, the
ment of a civilian or mil- Let your ibility for developing and elderly and/or people
Remember: interest generates
WITNESS MY SIGNA- response; response activates sales. itary bowling center op- implementing the Hous- with disabilities; and
TURE ON JANUARY 30,
2019.
eration. fingers do the ing Authority’s ROSS 7. Demonstrated ability
Grant Program in keep- to provide communica-
Interest. Response. Sales. With classified, it’s as easy as 1-2-3
RENT A SPACE
Substitution for general
and specialized experi-
walking. ing with the Grant’s
Planning, Implementa-
tions in a manner that
is effective for persons
By: MANAGER ence: A Professional
Bowling degree in an ac-
Find your tion and Outcome Meas- with disabilities and per-

Classified Advertising
ures. In addition, the sons with limited Eng-
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bus, MS, MS 39703. Sporting Goods 4720
Deadline for application Apts For Rent: West 7050 Apts For Rent: East 7020 Investment Property 8550
is February 19, 2019 at ED SANDERS Gunsmith

VIP
4:00pm. Open for season! 9-5, GRAVEL FOR SALE on
Tues-Fri & 9-12, Sat. private property. Approx

Rentals
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY Over 50 years experi- 6 acres. Will sell or
EMPLOYER. For More In- ence! Repairs, cleaning, lease property located
formation please con- refinishing, scopes in NE Noxubee County.
tact Columbus Housing mounted & zeroed,
Authority at 662-328-
Apartments 601-405-3717.
4236.
handmade knives.
Located: Hwy 45 Alt, & Houses Lots & Acreage 8600
Medical / Dental 3300
North of West Point,
turn right on Yokahama
1 Bedrooms 22 ACRES in Caledonia
Blvd, 8mi & turn left on 2 Bedroooms on Wood Rd. All road
DENTAL ASSISTANT Darracott Rd, will see
needed. Must have cur- sign, 2.5mi ahead shop 3 Bedrooms frontage. Water & natur-
al gas available. Resid-
rent radiological license, on left. 662-494-6218. ential Development
CPR Certification, and Furnished & Property. 662-356-6862
at least 1 year experi-
ence. Send resume to
Business Opportunity 6050 Unfurnished or 662-574-3053.
Office Manager
PO Box 8936
HISTORIC DOWNTOWN 1, 2, & 3 Baths 250 ACRE pine planta-
tion with 10 to 16 year
Columbus: 411 Main
Columbus, MS 39705 St. Office, Retail, Res- Lease, Deposit old trees, prime deer
HELP WANTED taurant Space available. & Credit Check hunting, ideal for hunt-
ing club, $1500/acre,
Call 423-333-1124.
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327-8555
Apts For Rent: Northside 7010 County. 662-369-3778,
ABERDEEN or 662-256-5838.
RN SUPERVISOR FOX RUN COMPANY LLC
WINTER SPECIAL
M-F, 8A-4:30P 1 & 2 BR near hospital. Apts For Rent: Other 7080
$595-645/mo. Military 1.95 acre lots.
Good/bad credit.
LPN 3P - 11P discount offered, pet 1BR/1BA Apts for rent. 10% down, as low as
LPN 11P - 7A area, pet friendly, and College Manor Apts, dir- $299/mo. Eaton Land.
furnished corporate ectly across from MUW. 662-361-7711
Apply in person at apartments available. Completely renovated,
Care Center ON SITE SECURITY. incl granite countertops,
ON SITE MAINTENANCE. Autos For Sale 9150
505 Jackson St, SS appls & W/D. 12 mo
Aberdeen ON SITE MANAGEMENT. lease, dep req, $650/ 1965 MUSTANG, Red,
EOE 24-HOUR CAMERA mo. 662-425-3817. Automatic, 6cyl, A/C &
SURVEILLANCE. power steering.
Benji @ 662-386-4446 2BR/1BA located in $16,000.
Truck Driving 3700 Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm. Historic Downtown 662-386-2367.
Sat/Sun by appt only. Columbus. 2,000 sqft.
CLASS A CDL DRIVER
with Truck & Lowboy Hardwood floors SUPER CHARGED 2004
PEAR ORCHARD APTS Monte Carlo SS. Dale
Trailer experience to 2BR Townhouse - $585, throughout. Open floor. Jr. Signature Edition.
load, haul, & unload W/D incl. Great loca- Very nice. Incl W&D.
heavy construction $1200/mo. Call $3500. 662-570-2601.
tion. $200 processing
equipment. Overnight fee & $50 application 662-328-8655.
travel required. Only Campers & RVs 9300
fee. 662-328-9471 or
qualified applicants with 662-889-7565. DOWNTOWN: 2BR/1BA, TOMBIGBEE RV Park,
clean MVR, current CH&A, 1 story, W/D, located on Wilkins Wise
medical examiner’s Apts For Rent: South 7040 historic district, 1 block Rd & Waverly Rd. Full
certificate and no acci- from downtown, $625/ Hookups available.
dents need apply. Fax 1BR/1BA 505 5th Ave. mo. + $625 dep. NO $300/mo. 662-328-
resume to 662-492- S. 1 block from down- PETS. 662-574-8789. Commercial Property For
4490 or email to jm.site town. Walking distance Peaceful & Quiet area.
Houses For Rent: Other 7180 8655 or 662-574-7879.
masters@yahoo.com to MUW. No pets. CAFB Rent 7100
1 ROOM/1BA, Utilities

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welcomed. XL l/r, d/r, 1, 2, 3 BEDROOM apart- Included. $400/mo.
OFFICE SPACE: 2,000
Bargain Column 4180 b/r & backyard. In- ments & townhouses.
square feet. 294 One person only. Refs
cludes w/d, air condi- Call for more info. req. Contact/leave a
BROWN WICKER Chubby Dr. Flexible leas-
tioner, gas heater, hard- 662-328-8254. message for more info:
with a quick action
weatherproof patio chair wood floors, electric ing terms. Available
now. 662-328-8254. 662-328-8655.
with brand new cush- stove, refrigerator. FIRST FULL MONTH
ions $50. 4 drawer $750/mo. $750 dep. RENT FREE! 1 & 2 Bed-
Mobile Homes for Rent 7250
classified ad.
chest of drawers $50. 662-364-6454. room Apts/Townhomes. HISTORIC DOWNTOWN
662-352-9593 Stove & refrigerator. Columbus Office, Retail,
$335-$600 Monthly. Restaurant Space avail- 3BR/2BA Trailer, New
HOME DESK perfect for Penny Credit check & deposit. able. Call 662-328- Hope school dist.
student $25. Antique
marble top plant stand
$75. Pictures available.
662-352-9593.
pincher?
Coleman Realty,
662-329-2323.

DOWNTOWN LOFT.
8655 or 662-574-7879. $500/mo & $500 dep.

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Call between 10a-7p.
662-386-4292.
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7110
Very big, nice 1 bed-
Burial Plots 4250 room. Wood floors, lots
of windows. $700 per
2BR HOUSE. Stove, ref., NICE 3BR/2BA MH in Five Questions: ACROSS
w/d hookup, window West Lowndes school 1 Followed the
FRIENDSHIP CEMETERY month. Call Stewart, a/c, heat electric. district. $485/mo +
Burial Space. Square 662-364-1610.
1 George path of
$485/mo. Lease- $485 dep. 662-242-
#103 X-11. $800. dep.+credit check. Cole- 7653 or 662-308-7781.
Call Wortley Cole, 7 Gets on
COLEMAN Foreman
man Realty. 329-2323.
662-574-5591.
RENT A fully equipped 11 Atlas section
Farm Equipment & Supplies Use and read RENTALS 3BR/2BA. Fresh paint, camper w/utilities &
4420 TOWNHOUSES & APARTMENTS new carpet, ch/a, cable from $145/wk - 12 Spelunking site
classifieds 1 BEDROOM
fenced yard & appl furn.
662-251-9696.
$535/month. Colum-
bus & County School
2 Australia, 13 Early primates
Belgium, Fin-
2016 CAT Skidsteer w/
mulcher. <1,000 hrs, and your 2 BEDROOMS locations. 662-242- 14 Large family
7653 or 601-940-1397.
3 BEDROOMS
land, France,
$88,500. 2016 John
Deere 5100E Tractor, dollars will COLONIAL TOWN-
HOUSES. 2 & 3 bed- 15 Zellweger of
210 hrs. $39,500.
go further. Germany
room w/ 2-3 bath town-
LEASE, Commercial Property 8050 “Chicago”
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DEPOSIT
Greece, 16 Crossword
662-549-9555. Ask for RETAIL SPACE Available
Glenn or text. in Historic Downtown.
AND diagrams
Ireland, Italy
404 Main St. 3,000
sq. ft. $1,300/mo.
CREDIT CHECK HOUSE WITH APART- 17 Some votes
Luxembourg,
Call 662-328-8655
MENT NEAR MUW. or 662-574-7879.
323 13th St. N. 3 Blks 18 Masked man
662-329-2323 from MUW. L/r, d/r, the Nether- 19 Vincent’s brother
b/r, kitchen, large f/r Houses For Sale: Northside
2411 HWY 45 N
w/ fireplace, 2BR/3BA. 8150 lands, Portu- 21 Close
Laundry room, outside DOWN 20 Comic’s forte
COLUMBUS, MS fenced patio, screened
side porch & work room
CONVENIENT 3BR/2BA.
For Sale or Lease! 512
gal, Spain 22 February 2 VIP
1 Visibly sad 22 Bona fide
WITH ATTACHED APART- Lincoln Rd. New paint, 25 Sailing site
Commercial Property For MENT B/r, d/r, kitchen flooring, brick shop, 2 Indian coin 23 Disconcerts
Rent 7100
& bathroom. NO HUD.
Ref. req. Dep. req.
fenced bkyd & patio. 3 “The Flint- 26 Butte’s kin
3 Gladiator setting 24 Danish cheese
Zoned commercial, can 27 Lead-ins
COMMERCIAL PROPER-
Pets allowed w/ extra be home/office. 662- stones” 29 Travel document
4 Wakes up 25 Squelches
Even if you
dep. $1075/mo. 328-9634 for more info.
TIES/Retail/Office
Spaces starting @
662-386-7506. 5 Foil’s kin 28 Perch
33 Lesson leader
don’t get out much $285/mo. Downtown &
Houses For Rent: Caledonia Houses For Sale: West 8350
4 George W. 6 Comfy place 30 Homer work
East Columbus loca- 34 Some surreal art
these days, you can 7 Ghana port 31 Long attack
Bush
tions. 662-435-4188. 7160
FSBO: 3BR/2BA in May-
35 Rural sight
still “go shopping” in the OFFICE FOR RENT. 2BR/1BA. Privacy
hew, 1551 Garth Rd.
Close to Columbus, 8 Pisa genius 32 Cart pullers
36 British party
Classifieds. You can find 30x15. Separate air fence. Walking distance Starkville & West Point.
9 Steering clear of 34 Sullen
5 Emily Dick-
conditioner & bathroom. to school. $750/mo + New HVAC, 1.7 acres, 37 Addition column
exactly what you’ve $400/mo. Located in $750 dep. 1 year lease. large metal bldg incl. 10 Felt 36 Spinning toy
inson 38 Power problem
Caledonia. Call 662- No pets. 662-242- $139,000. 662-418-
been looking for. 574-0082. 0683. 8984 or 662-552-1400.
39 Comfy place
16 Merchandise
Autos For Sale 9150 18 Trait carriers
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